1961- Space capsule Liberty Bell 7 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean and sinks in what was called an accident. But was it?
When Navy SEALs Dane Maddock and “Bones” Bonebrake are called upon to find the Liberty Bell 7 and recover its secret cargo, they find themselves caught up in a conspiracy from the Cold War era, and only they stand in the way of a powerful man bent on vengeance. Dane and Bones are back in another “Origins” adventure. Sunken ships, deadly creatures, dangerous enemies, mysteries from the past, and all the thrills your heart can stand await you in Splashdown!
©2014 David Wood (P)2014 Gryphonwood Press
I love the Origin Series, the writing is great, the characters fun and the action is off the scale. Just what you come to expect from David Wood & Rick Chesler. This was a great match-up of authors. I would highly recommend these novellas. Jeffrey Kafer is on fine form yet again, his narration really brings the characters to life. Give it a listen.
Splashdown is a book that I would listen to again. It has a film feel to it and like any good film I would want to watch it again. The same applies to this book. It's the perfect length to lay back and close your eyes and visualize the setting and the characters.
What I liked best about this story were all the fine details. I liked when they discovered the other ship. Finding the coins, the silver mercury dimes with markings on them was so descriptive. Trying to get to the Libery Bell and beat the Russians to the early piece of space tech. The whole story was brilliant.
I really like Jeffrey Kafer's steady paced performance. I like his vocal flexibility and professionalism.
My extreme reaction to this book was pure enjoyment. It was both entertaining and engaging.
I would love to hear more Dane and Bones Origins Stories. I also want to credit the authors David Wood and Rick Chesler for their superb writing. I received this audiobook free of charge in exchange for an unbiased review.
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