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Storm Surge: Destroyermen, Book 8 | [Taylor Anderson]

Storm Surge: Destroyermen, Book 8

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.
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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

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    Greg Springfield, OR, United States 07-18-13
    Greg Springfield, OR, United States 07-18-13 Member Since 2011

    Audiobook Addict... owner of 200+ and counting.

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    "Long in tooth..."

    After a year away from Taylor Anderson's "other earth", I'm starting to wait less eagerly at the next book in the series. Its fun, irreverent and entertaining and the expanding world is interesting but between the meat of the pages, I kept waiting for more ground to be covered. With a cast that now easily spans beyond a few dozen, I'd expect the novels to expand to fit the multiple plot lines and/or move slightly faster.

    As much as the inner kid in me loves in the idea of dinosaur piloted zeppelins duking it out with a fleet of vintage WWII boats and planes piloted by Humans and Lemurs, I'm worried by the end I'll of experienced too much of a good thing.

    There's only so many times Walker, Mahan Salissa and Catalina can make death defying escapes. Only so many Human enclaves that seem feasibly to be "off the grid" as far as the Grik and Lemurians are concerned and only so many antics that sideshow (stooges) trio of Dennis, Larry and Moe can perform.... before all the troupes are tired.

    I'm all for this series but I'd like to see it wrap up. Perhaps an end could lead to more adventures but for now I just want the feeling that this series has a conclusion.... even if just for a moment.

    14 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Jeff St Joseph, MO, United States 12-09-13
    Jeff St Joseph, MO, United States 12-09-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Back In Action"

    Its nice to see some of the political intrigues getting finished up. Hopefully the Alliance will pull together again after some of the internal strife. Cant wait for the next book as usual.

    Nice to see them (The Alliance) find more allies and scary to think that the Grik/Jap might have too.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Harry Boyle Irmo, SC, United States 07-09-13
    Harry Boyle Irmo, SC, United States 07-09-13 Member Since 2009
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    "I can not wait for book 9. Book 8 is Great !"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    As soon as a new book is released I immediately wait for the next one. I have always been pleased with the characters moving in and out of the chapters. I don't know how the author keeps everything moving like he does. Maybe submarines are coming soon as the alliance keeps coming up with new weapons. The torpedo was a game changer in this one.

    So in a word, YES I recommend this book and it would be a shame that an avid reader has not started getting to know the characters from the first moment of the first book.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I like Silva. He keeps coming into each story when a light or serious moment is needed.


    What about William Dufris’s performance did you like?

    He does a great job and is clearly the voice of the series.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes. I finished it in 4 days. I love a long book when it is so interesting.


    Any additional comments?

    I wonder what devious plans the Japanese Admiral will come up with next. It is hard to imagine that in a real society that this guy would not have been executed or ended his life himself. He just suffered one heck of a pasting.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Massachusetts 07-13-13
    Michael Massachusetts 07-13-13 Member Since 2005

    Michael

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    "Great Book"

    I love the way Taylor Anderson develops and interacts the characters in his books, I can't wait for the next one...

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Roland Henrico, VA, United States 02-14-14
    Roland Henrico, VA, United States 02-14-14 Member Since 2005
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    "Endless, endless, endless series"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    This series was like climbing a tree. One starts on a solid trunk of a story line, then encounters a few interesting side branches, but you are still firmly attached to the trunk. As the books continue, the reader finds himself in a tangle of increasingly tiny, parallell story branches, the plot line lost. This last book reads as an English assignment: "write a 5,000 word essay on....".


    Has Storm Surge turned you off from other books in this genre?

    Yeah. Many authors that develop a lot of interesting characters, and perhaps have a contractual obligation to their publishers, end up ruining a good story by dragging it out.


    What does William Dufris bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He has excellent voice characterization, but after the first 3 or 4 books, even he can't keep up with the increasing senseless complexity.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    W. Lambert mantorville, MN USA 12-06-13
    W. Lambert mantorville, MN USA 12-06-13 Member Since 2009

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    "Yes! More!"
    What did you love best about Storm Surge?

    Mr. Anderson continues to mingle interesting characters, a multifaceted storyline and a fast pace which makes it difficult to stop listening even through I try to limit myself to my workout times. I'll continue to look forward eagerly to the next installment.


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    Richard SPRING HILL, FLORIDA, United States 11-03-13
    Richard SPRING HILL, FLORIDA, United States 11-03-13 Member Since 2003
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    "What a great story line"
    What did you love best about Storm Surge?

    I started out with this Destriyermen book 1 now I am on book 8. restarted them and played them again ( a first) lol every min. Keep them coming, but faster.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Storm Surge?

    all of this book is memorable.


    Have you listened to any of William Dufris’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I am a follower


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    w. kelsch lakeside, ca United States 10-21-13
    w. kelsch lakeside, ca United States 10-21-13 Member Since 2006
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    "Another great addition to the series"
    Would you listen to Storm Surge again? Why?

    Yes because if have listened to the series several times.


    Which character – as performed by William Dufris – was your favorite?

    any one of the cats, he really makes you believe they are a different race.


    Any additional comments?

    not much to say but yet another great one in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Josie GRASONVILLE, MD, United States 10-05-13
    Josie GRASONVILLE, MD, United States 10-05-13 Member Since 2011
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    "More, More,More"

    Hopefully not the end, there just has to be more. This could be a never ending story.

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    Rhonda Oak Ridge, TN, United States 09-27-13
    Rhonda Oak Ridge, TN, United States 09-27-13 Member Since 2007
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    "An excellent addition to the series"

    Another great book by Taylor Anderson can't wait for no. 9.
    William Dufris does a Great job with the numerous voices and accents.

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