Earth Strike

Earth Strike

Book - 2011
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In the vein of the hit television show Battlestar Galactica comes Earth Strike--the first book in the action-packed Star Carrier science fiction series by Ian Douglas, author of the popular Inheritance, Heritage, and Legacy Trilogies and one of the most adept writers of military sf working today. Earth Strike rockets readers into a vast and deadly intergalactic battle, as humankind attempts to bring down an evil empire and establish itself as the new major power. Fans of Robert Heinlein's Starship Troopers and Joe Haldeman's The Forever War, welcome aboard the Star Carrier!

Publisher: ©2011.
ISBN: 9780061840258
Characteristics: 357 pages ; 18 cm.

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earlosatrun
Oct 09, 2016

I didn't like the book at all, it failed the 50 page test at page 52.

The idea that someone would write a book and claim that a religious holy book could be 'forcibly' re-written (as an aside) is too delusional.

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3dblus
Oct 14, 2013

A good old fashioned action filled SF story. I will definitely read the next one in the series!

greghogan Jul 06, 2012

This is a good alternative to the "Star Trek" series giving a basis for a realistic future of science and space wars. I appreciate that he takes in mind the physics of space travel and presents a very realistic picture of faster than light travel.
He keeps the action moving the first 100 pages of the book is a single battle, but build where it is easy for the reader to follow and keep up with change of location and characters.
For a book written to be a paperback novel, it shows the author has a good handle on his craft and able to move toward a definite point.

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