Into the Storm has ratings and reviews. Mr. Matt said: Matt Ready and the crew of the USS Walker are on the run from the Japanese when they fin. Into The Storm is the first book of the Destroyermen series of alternate history novels by Taylor Anderson. The main setting of the series is the four-stacker USS . In Into the Storm, the story begins during the Second Battle of the Java Sea. The USS Walker (DD) is a destroyer of the United.

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In addition to a relatively slow plot I thought the characters were fairly uninteresting and I didn’t really find myself caring much about what happened to them. They also meet Nagathe high sky priest of Ballkpan, who explains the history of the world and its peoples. Articles to be expanded from August All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes.

An interesting possibility of course, and filled with potential. I considered several possibilities, with Island in the Sea of Time by S I’ve been on vacation all week, doing my best not to think about work. Through all the WW2 naval speak, and macho-ness with which all military books ultimately color themselves, Anderson explores speculations on topics such as Geology, Evolution, and Culture.

The entire Lemurian Society down to the odd attitudes and playfulness of the Lemurians, and their huge floating islands were wonderful and exciting to explore. Because whoever they choose to side with is the winner.

Mallory reports his observations at Tjilatjap and the Americans learn that the city was Chill-chaap in this world. Sure, it sounds sill Alternate world science fiction, and fairly decent. The clear delineation between the ‘good’ race and the ‘bad’ one is a hhe simplistic, so I hope he blurs that line a bit in subsequent volumes. The characters are rich and wonderful, the world building as meticulous as it is creative and the wicked villains cold blooded It’s the way the author folds violence or perhaps romantic inti sexual scenes and content and the emotional responses that come up when reading or hearing for audiobooks those scenes.


Thursday Friday Happy Days! Although the stars and the land formations are the same, the people and cities are gone. The Grik, at least in this book, are just a bloodthirsty horde of nameless monsters, and all we learn about their culture stork that they’re insanely violent and driven to conquer. As sea-fairing military thrillers go, this a solid read.

The combat is well written and engaging. It’s all rather tricky, and the captain must maintain a balance of meeting all those various needs while falling in love himself with one xtorm a tiny handful of female navy nurses who were on his destroyer at the time it crossed over. Walkerin the past year, has been rebuilt, and is now part of the Little class.

I also wanted to understand the Grif better than I did.

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The things I liked: In the middle of a heated battle, during which both Walker and Mahan are almost totally destroyed, they slip into a squall – and into someplace else entirely. There are also few original concepts regarding the theology of the indigenous people our heroes meet but again i approach spoiler territory and can not say more.

There is destroyernen a certain unevenness in Anderson’s choice of point-of-view character the novel uses the third-person limited point-of-view that makes it even more difficult for the inho to truly get to know the characters.

Earlier this month Audible had a sale where for two credits you could get three books from a series and I went with this one. Bias is the reviewer’s bane. The only way I can imagine this is possible is if this particular race was descended from raptor-type dinosaurs, which were the only conceivable type of reptile that could have produced something intelligent enough to set up a culture. I absolutely enjoyed it as I haven’t enjoyed science fiction in a while.


The series seems clearly influenced by a series published in the s by William R. I also kept expecting it to stall in this alternate world, because what can really happen way way way back then. What’s going to happen when the American men, needing shore leave and the release of some pent-up sexual energy, try to mate with the lemur-monkey combo girls?

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We only get to know things from the crew’s perspective, so the lizard baddies are still alien to us at the end of This is a solid first book. In the Destroyermen series, Anderson has two World War II destroyers swept through a very similar space warp, which is even described somewhat similarly, to an alternate world where humans never evolved but destroyermrn other races did.

I knew I would have walked away if it started falling in that direction, but it didn’t. Despite the mature content, I only have positive reviews. The same cannot necessarily be said for USS Mahan; her sister ship that accompanies her to this strange new land. Familiar landmarks appear, but the water teems with monstrous, vicious fish.

It’s a story written for adults, with some harsh language, that is where harsh language should be, lots of violence, depicted as I wish violence to be depicted in stories with the right tone and attitude about it. The book is a page turner in the sense that the reader needs to know what happens next to the characters and not because of the action which is plenty nevertheless.

Refresh and try again. Destroyermen is the story of a pair of World War II destroyers at the beginning of World War 2 that are sucked into a dimensional rift to a world where dinosaurs didn’t die out.