Review: This was a really well done book. I
had actually read one of her other works Limit of Vision and really
enjoyed that as well. She is now on the list of authors whose work I will check
out every time. She tells a compelling story.
The story of Lt. Shelley dragged me through this book in about a
day. It's a fast read with believable characters. I could see and feel the near
future setting. The story has a number of interesting things worthy of
conversation – sometimes right up front, sometimes just lurking in the
background. I could relate to the hero of the story.
Relating to the
hero and having a good conversation is really what I want to recommend about
this book. It's got such a solid world and fast paced action where the danger
is real that I just sort of absorbed that and really wanted to dig into
motivations of the players. It is particularly relevant right now given our
I have no idea
if this is an acceptable thing or not – but I want to contrast this book with Control
Point by Myke Cole. Both of these authors are looking at
the lives of soldiers and the changing nature of what warfare is going to mean.
They handle it in different ways and their protagonists work things out
differently but they are both tackling difficult real world issues by way of
Absolutely worth the read. Go and get this book.
Star Total: 4 out of 5 stars