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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Retrieved from ” https: I was fascinated to see that the author is a forensic ballistic archeologist- I never knew such a thing existed, and how cool is that!? Lemurian fisherfolk report Grik in the vicinity of Baalkpan. To add to their morale problems, they discover that there are peoples in these islands, just not Homo Sapiens style peoples. Book 8 was released on July 2, Our heroes take refuge from almost certain death in a mysterious, powerful storm at sea, and when they have ridden out the tempest, they find tthe in eerily changed surroundings.

If you are stlrm SF sophisticate who needs hard science that explains how something happened or why, this one won’t appeal to you. This is a series I’ve been curious about for some time, so I decided to finally give it a shot. This was an intriguing surprise. Commander Matthew Reddy and the crew of the Walker are everyman thrown into an incomprehensible situation and doing the best they can.


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This was hard to read, as it took me nearly one month to get through this book. It’s just how people spoke in the day and age these guys are from. I didn’t have any specific titles in mind, but I knew precisely what kind of books I wanted to enjoy. So this is a fun premise and a good storyteller can sell it and make it enjoyable.

Everything that happened in that movie after it went in color gave me the creeps. After Walker helps with repairs to Salissathe two ships proceed toward Baalkpan.

Enough to plunge ahead to the next one immediately. It is good, fast-paced fun but by no means high fiction.

I thought he was a wonderful, developing character, but as the book drove on he seemed to disappear into the shadows. I’ve been on vacation all week, doing my best not to think about work. Anderson is engaged in his work, and it’s obviousness in shorm case makes the book greater than the sum of its parts. Obviously, the Grik at some point encountered other humans who wound up in this timeline.

Into the Storm is the first volume in what appears to be a long series. Since I started reading this series which is now 7 books long, I’ve completed 5 and I’m destroyetmen way done with the 6 th.

They are a loose knit tribal society with casts built in and good people. Islands they knew were present, but untouched by man.

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May 21, Doug Dandridge rated it it was amazing. Parts of me enjoyed it, while other parts thought it was a bit clunky. So there is still that disparity of technology and some capability to maintain it. Who wants to read a military sci-fi novel about a World All I can say was that this book was stupid boring.


The crew was not as respectful as we would want from our sailors and marines now, and their roles tended to be narrow and sometimes trivialized. Instead, Mallory flew to find Walker. In desperation, he heads Walker into a squall, hoping it will give them c Pressed into service when World War II breaks out in the Pacific, the USS Walker a Great-War vintage “four-stacker” destroyerfinds itself in full retreat from pursuit by Japanese battleships.

To ask other readers questions about Into the Stormplease sign up. The font size in the edition I own is diminutive, and the scenes were described in such a detailed way it sometimes became hard to continue reading because boredom was easily arised. Although her experience is by no means easier than Walker’s, her story is somewhat secondary to the plot and in the end ultimately, although she becomes more central later on, has less of an impact on everything; but that comes later in the series.

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