Into the Storm

Into the Storm

Destroyermen

Book - 2008
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The dawn of the Destroyermena an imaginative alternate history saga.
Pressed into service when World War II breaks out in the Pacific, the USS Walkeraa Great-War vintage afour-stackera destroyerafinds itself in full retreat from pursuit by Japanese battleships. Its captain, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Patrick Reddy, knows that he and his crew are in dire straits. In desperation, he heads Walker into a squall, hoping it will give them coveraand emerges somewhere else.
Familiar landmarks appear, but the water teems with monstrous, vicious fish. And there appear to be dinosaurs grazing on the plains of Bali. Gradually Matt and his crew must accept the fact that they are in an alternate worldaand they are not alone. Humans have not evolved, but two other species have. And they are at war.
With its steam power and weaponry, the Walkeras very existence could alter the balance of power. And for Matt and his crew, who have the means to turn a primitive war into a genocidal Armageddon, one thing becomes clear. They must decide whose side theyare on. Because whoever they choose to side with is the winner.
Publisher: New York : Roc, c2008.
ISBN: 9780451462077
Characteristics: viii, 386 p. :,maps ;,24 cm.

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mammothhawk229e
Aug 18, 2017

Captured early World War II battles & US limited combat capability compared to Japan very well
Going to an Earth with no humans evolved at all & slightly different geography in details different. They found sentient lemurs & expansionist reptiles instead.

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Astraeus
May 07, 2016

At first, I didn't think I'd like it, but after reading the first book, I immediately had the read the rest of the series, and enjoyed each book even more than the previous one (at present, 10 books in this series have been published. Wherever the author draws his inspiration from, I hope he keeps this series alive.

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clansman501
Apr 21, 2014

Awesome! this is the 1st book in the series.

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willy03
Aug 27, 2012

Really enjoyed this book as it something really different but is also excellent reading. Will now read all of this series if the rest are good as this one was.

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clansman501
Apr 21, 2014

clansman501 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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