In the Pacific, as USS Walker is repaired and updated after a previous battle and Reddy is healing from his wounds, planning begins for a bold raid on the very heart of the Grik Empire.
But time is running out for the Alliance army in India, and the Allied forces in the west must gather in an unprecedented land, air, and sea campaign to destroy the mighty Grik battle fleet and break through to their relief. All other plans go on hold when the attempt proves more difficult - and more heartbreakingly costly - than anyone imagined.
Meanwhile, the struggle continues on other fronts near and far: in the jungles of Borno in distant Southern Africa and in the Americas, where the allies are finally learning the terrible truth about the twisted Dominion.
The Alliance is on the offensive everywhere, but their enemies have a few surprises, including new weaponry and new tactics...and a stunning geographic advantage that Reddy never suspected. Until now.
©2013 Taylor Anderson (P)2013 Tantor
Another great book by Taylor Anderson can't wait for no. 9.
William Dufris does a Great job with the numerous voices and accents.
I am from Chicago. Enjoy reading listening to audio books such as Robert. B. Parker, Ian Douglas, Taylor Anderson, Jac Cambel an social work
Must read. Storm Surge is a an adventure you will not be able to put down. Taylor Anderson writes a great story about war and the consequences of doing so even when not to do so is not an option. Get all of the books and you will be hook just like me.
I found all of the story to be memorable.
He put his heart into the reading and made you feel that you were there during the war. He made the characters alive and make me care for all of them. Can not wait for him to record the next book next year.
War for life and freedom.
When I listen to the first book by Taylor Anderson, I was hook, I can not wait for next year for book 9. W Dufris did a great job of hooking me to the saga just by putting his heart in the story.
20 Years Army(Regular and National Guard)-Retired Police Officer-Now Long Haul Truck Driver.Like Building and Repairing Computers when home.
Oh yes,If you like sifi books most anyone would like this series. The plot and characters are well thought out. Alot of the ship descriptions and people are very factual. But mostly it just plain fun.
He reminds me of my CO when I was in service.
When some of the characters passed on.
Just a summary of the previous books in the series. Kind of a waste of time. The usual epic battle was like a pop gun. Once again, miracle of miracles, the evil Jap commander escapes again. Shocking!!! Enough already.
Get out of the political minor stories and move forward.
Narrator is fine. Subject matter needs work.
I paid full price for a summary.
My wife says she can read me like an open book. Though she regrets not being able to shut me up the same way. :)
This has been a consistently great series. Now at Book 8 and the formula that made Books 1 through 7 so compelling continues... it does NOT disappoint. The combination of history, character development, and traditions that consistently evolve on the shoulders of actions in earlier books -- AND a great narrator with broad voice diversity -- makes this series a "must listen."
I am an artist and I love to listen to books while I work. Books have always been an important part of my life. Audible Rocks!
This is one of those series that I tell everyone about! A mixture of history and Fantasy that really works! The Villains are great and the heroes are wonderful. Full of surprises and twists!
I always read the whole series from start to finish when a new book is coming out.
Taylor Anderson knows his stuff! Check out his website!
Yet another great story of the crew of USS Walker as they fight and explore the savage Earth they have been transported to
Yes, but only because I am on the go most of the day, so audio is the way to go
that change with each book, and it hust when someone die
he voice change with each character, I can nad have listen to he voice for upmto 14 hours a day
A then the world changed
My review of the previous book in the series wasnt great. It was an "ok" story.
Storm Surge book 8 was on a whole other level when compared to book 7.
I loved this book and finished it in less than a week. For me,working full time and listening to an 18 hour book,that's fast. I was disappointed when it was over (and only because it was over) and can not wait for book 9.
Those of you who are invested in the series will not be disappointed with this latest installment.
Mr Anderson must have been taking writting lessons from George R R Martin because neither ship nor sailor is safe from his war raging pen! Thie one was complex and exciting and brought tears to my eyes at one point. I was concerned that the story would grow too convoluted with all of the new actions and discoveries, but I haven't gotten lost yet.
How much more can our beloved Destroyermen take?!?!?!
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