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They have witnessed what is beyond the bounds of possibility. Lights sailing across Nevada's desert night sky in fluid and rapid motions that are impossible for even the most technologically advanced aircraft. They have encountered those responsible for the unexplained. Men in black suits, white lab coats, and military uniforms who do not want their secrets exposed. 

Brought together by fate - or phenomena - heiress Jennifer Quinn, journalist Timika Mars, pilot Alan Young, and ex-Marine Barry Regis are bonded by the incidents they've witnessed, hunted by agents of a wealthy corporate cabal desperate for unimaginable power, and possessed of extraordinary abilities they do not understand, much less control. 

Now, they're on a mission of their own. As Alan and Barry test the limits of their strange gifts inside the military complex known as Dreamland, Jennifer and Timika begin a quest to locate an ancient tablet that may hold the answers to humanity's greatest question. 

Are we alone in the universe? 

Based on the accounts of credible UAP observers drawn from expert sources within the scientific, military and intelligence communities, Sekret Machines: A Fire Within is the second fiction book within a multimedia project that has become part of the most ambitious investigation of the phenomenon in history.

©2018 To the Stars, Inc. (P)2018 Tantor

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Awesome!

Loved the second book in the series and can not wait for the third, make the movie already.

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Nev-AWWW-da?? Really? Editor didn't catch that??

I'm not from Nevada, but for crying out loud, there are only 50 states in the union. If you can say Alaska, Nebraska, Alabama or Louisiana, you can also say Nevada. (Hint: it's not Ne-VAW-da, just like it's not A-LAW-ska, Ne-BRAW-ska, Ala-BAW-ma, nor Louisi-AWW-na.) So here's yet another review to tell the narrator how he royally screwed the pooch on this one. You have no excuse for mispronouncing any of the 50 states of the United States of America even once, let alone a hundred times throughout the story. Just ask your phone "how do you pronounce Nevada" and it will tell you. (... and you might want to verify the other 49 while you're at it)

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Pass if looking4 new insight on UFOs from Delong

If your looking for new insights on UFOs from Delong or his group here you will be sadly disappointed. If you are looking for a mediocre science fiction book then you found it. The one thing true UFO enthusiasts will glean from this is the good alien bad alien theme that his group is setting us up for. Pretty slow up until the last 1/4 of the book.

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I will assume 3rd book will be Epic!

I do enjoy the multiple characters and story lines in series. Very interesting, seem their was a lot in the background that was intended to be in the book but was not. I would suggest to read Greek mythology before you start this series makes it much more interesting.

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Really great second installment in the series

loved it! It's fascinating and I couldn't stop listening. a must listen for paranormal lovers

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The narrator has that kind of voice that is at just the right pitch to make it almost inaudible, but when you turn the volume up loudly enough to hear him, you notice how hard he hits his "s" and the whistle is excruciating. Frequently, in an attempt to build drama, I suppose, he would drop his voice even LOWER.

The prequel to this book was enjoyable, but this one pushed my suspension of disbelief much too far. I couldn't get on board with the lack of character development or the situations they found themselves in. Won't be reading the 3rd.

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mice without eyes never smell the cheese.

wish I knew what happened to ding dang ol' Alan man, oh well, skiddely diddely dooski and all that.

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I freaking love this stuff

I'm so appreciative that somebody that is diligent and has made the right connections is attempting to release this kind of information to the world and I'll take it in whatever form I can get it.

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Gives insight into a new reality

Great tale about what if and whos out there. Definitely recommend to the fiction and nonfiction reader.

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Different ending please

Great story. Picked up wonderfully from where 1st book left off. Horrible ending. Absolutely disappointing way to end a great story spanning 2 books.

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  • 12-19-19

This should be made into a film

Was thinking that ttsa media arm might be able to produce an X-Files 2.0. Now I'm sure they will be able to!

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  • 09-25-19

Very Enjoyable

Really enjoyed this sequel and can't wait for the third installment and, hopefully, the movies?

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  • Stephen Locks
  • 02-11-19

Padding padding padding

So much padding, very disappointing. Chops around too much, inconclusive and made the subject tedious.

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  • 03-08-20

Could not put the book down

Incredible and thought provoking. Having read Book 1 and now book 2 cant wait for book 3 (?)

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  • Beau
  • 11-20-18

Just as good as the first

This book was masterfully written, having an intertwining story that makes you not want to put it down. Cannot wait for the next in the series!

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  • 10-12-18

you bloody ripper

i loved every minute of it. the next I installment can't come quick enough. ace