Arts & Sciences is what I am about. I have no talent for business. I am an amateur photographer with contest wins and places. Work in a hospital lab. Married 41 years.
The characters were well drawn. The story line was very satisfying. There were no dead spots.
The story back on Neanderthal earth was quite dramatic.
Then Ponder crashed the trial.
Be ware your assumptions.
There is no evidence that Neanderthals had pet dogs.
This is a thought provoking trilogy with original refreshing characters intermingled with believable scientific imagination stirred with the right amount of human behavior and a little romance. A challenging story line that really works. When is the movie coming out?
Middle of the road
When the time wall is breached
A story out of the ordinary. You have to like Sci Fi
I like 'realistic' scifi and once you accept the basic premise this was well thought our and very interesting.
Stirlings Islands in the Sea of Time series
I purchased the first this book and right away downloaded the two follow up books. They were very interesting. Not a concept I had thought about before. Would love to see a 4th book in this series.
This entire series is a must for sci fi fans. Smart, fast paced, integrated - I wish there were more.
I have to admit that I've read a lot of "beach books" with simplistic characters and wooden dialog, but this one is special: it adds ham-fisted politically correct subthemes. Not worth listening to.
The maxim of "show, don't tell" is clearly one that this author has never heard. The book is heavier on science than good fiction. However, even the science couldn't get me to engage in the sequel. If this is a Hugo Award-winner...well, then, SF ain't what it used to be.
This book was a "fast" read. I enjoyed it, and wanted to go on to the next book. The characters are fully developed, and the premise is interesting. There is also social commentary.
Hi, I don't want to sound too prude, but this book has an early graphic rape scene. In a regular book, it isn't a problem to fast forward through this, but in an audio format, it is just a little bit creepy.
I really felt awkward listening to this and just wanted to pass it on to others. I realize this may come off as old-fashioned, but having to listen to it is very different than reading through it (where you can skip lines and/or pages).