- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 447 KB
- Print Length: 144 pages
- Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1461091543
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Flying Island Press (1 Jun. 2011)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0054R6LVQ
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- Word Wise: Enabled
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,447,152 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Things start happening right away when Ginnie, who serves as the communications officer for her dad's ship, notices something's not quite right. As they approach their destination, they're met with silence. The mystery begins.
On the desert plant's surface, they find the colonists missing with everything set as if they were suddenly taken. A very eery atmosphere as the away team looks for clues as to where they might've gone. The story progresses at a quick pace with aliens, a mystery object, and confrontation with the military. Where have the colonists gone? What does the military want so badly? What are the alien's motives? Is the object the key to the mystery or just a pretty piece of art?
Scott does an excellent job of creating a colorful world with interesting characters. I read this while on my exercise machine, which made that chore go by very quickly. In fact, I'd often go a few more minutes to finish a chapter. While there are a few tiny things that may bother some readers, I understood the target audience for this story and easily overlooked them.
Conclusion: this is a fun, quick read that kids are sure to like as well as adults who enjoy a trip back to their youth. I hope there will be more adventures with this interesting young lady.
I really liked what the artifact did. It was very cool idea. Mr. Roche brings these kind of nuggets to the table for readers to explore and appreciate. He's done this in past stories and I expect more of the same in the future. My only argument with Mr. Roche that he tends to take his time to get the party started. Once the party does start, Mr. Roche fires on all cylinders. I have read previous stories by Mr. Roche an I have gotten use to his style and I've come to accept it. New readers may rightfully be turned off by this style. They will be missing out if they do.
Young readers will definitely like the book.
The characters are folks you care about, the aliens were imaginatively alien. The most fun was to see Scott's interpretation of what an alien mind will think of us and our ways. In true Gene Rodenberry fashion, being human is at the same time something to be loathed, and something to be astounded at in a positive way.
Can't wait to read the next installment.