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Counting Up, Counting Down by Harry Turtledove
Counting Up, Counting Down by Harry Turtledove
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
"Counting Up Counting Down" collects short stories that noted master of the Alternate History subgenre Harry Turtledove has contributed to anthologies and science fiction magazines (the exception being the connected first and last stories, which are original for the collection). While most readers and critics nowadays focus on his several long series, Turtedove has often done well in the short story format, as documented in earlier collections such as "Caleidoscope" and "Departures". "Counting Up Counting Down" could well be said to be somewhat of a showcase of Turtledove's repertoire, but since the stories have often been written for a particular context and as a sort of exercise this… Read more
Call Each River Jordan (Abel Jones Mysteries) by Owen Parry
5.0 out of 5 stars Better and better, 21 Feb 2003
Owen Parry's series about Welsh-born Pennsylvanian and Union officer Abel Jones who serves as President Lincoln's secret agent during the American Civil War just keeps getting more interesting. This time, Major Jones has to investigate a horrible massacre of runaway slaves just before the battle of Shiloh. The massacre is not just a horrid crime, and the perpetrators should be punished, but it is also a potential political and diplomatic embarrasment for both North and South. To investigate the crime, Jones has to work with Confederate colleagues on the other side of the frontline. Parry makes Abel Jones, with his strong convictions, a likeable character, and the rest of his characters also… Read more
Call Each River Jordan (Abel Jones Mysteries) by Owen Parry
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better and better, 21 Feb 2003
Owen Parry's series about Welsh-born Pennsylvanian and Union officer Abel Jones who serves as President Lincoln's secret agent during the American Civil War just keeps getting more interesting. This time, Major Jones has to investigate a horrible massacre of runaway slaves just before the battle of Shiloh. The massacre is not just a horrid crime, and the perpetrators should be punished, but it is also a potential political and diplomatic embarrasment for both North and South. To investigate the crime, Jones has to work with Confederate colleagues on the other side of the frontline. Parry makes Abel Jones, with his strong convictions, a likeable character, and the rest of his characters also… Read more