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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The first few chapters are extremely slow but anyone who loves military novels would love that part. Dinosaurs roam the nearby islands, and there seems to be a truly horrific war going on between a lemur-like people and a fierce lizard-like group.

Into the Storm

Combo history and sci-fi. I’ve had this on my radar for a while, and finally bought the 1st 5 books of the series to read on my annual fall travelling for work. But for the rest of us, you might truly enjoy this. Retrieved from ” https: Hopefully they’ll get fleshed out a bit more in future books.

In terms of world-building, this is more establishing a concept than truly executing on it, but Anderson lays out enough detail to make the story work, and to make you want to keep reading.


Open Preview See a Problem? Being a retired Chief makes this book also a bonus and most of the Naval part of it runs true. What are the consequences? Its captain, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Patrick Reddy, knows that he and his crew are in dire straits.

Shinya’s characterization bothers me somewhat, as well. Feb 20, C. 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.

I think we could have had more info on them, or spent more time with them, but one of the factors for the Walker Destroyermen is how Unknown they were to both them and the Lemurians. If your of Asian descent and sensitive to ethnic slurs, this might rankle you. When I looked this book intoo on GR before deciding to read it, I looked no further than the list of main page genres.

Familiar landmarks appear, but the water teems with monstrous, vicious fish.

You’ll read a moderate amount of profanity here; these guys are a World War II destroyer crew, after all. It may take an anthropologist, or someone more expert with such things than myself, to know what is really going on here. Tye will be rewarded.

And for Matt and his crew, who have the means to turn a primitive war into a genocidal Armageddon, one thing becomes clear: The machinations of the League of Tripoli continue as do the wars against the Grik and the Doms.


So what is it all about? Trivia About Into the Storm D To be fair, Matthew Reddy agonizes over this for a while during the first one-half of the book, but that quickly disappears under something else.

This book honestly felt like reading a novelized Real Time Strategy game. I’ve been on vacation all week, doing my best not to think about work. By Distant Thundersthe tide is turning. In the one a Roman legion is transported to an alternate world to fight an unholy evil.

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This is something i never do, since i always want to explore new settings and heroes before returning to a series, but that is just me.

Feb 05, Libby rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pretty cool stuff, except that I’m pretty sure that I’ve seen it before. Shinya plays a larger role than Marcos, but what little I have seen of Marcos rather discomfits me.