Book Review: Assignment in Nowhere by Keith Laumer

Spread throughout the story are passages apparently from an ancestor of Johnny Curlon. I found myself skipping over them after a cursory glance. They appear to be included in an attempt to give a background of the swords and the history of the rivalry between two rival factions, both wanting to control of an ancient…

Do You Like a Sci-Fi Genre: Assignment in Nowhere by Keith Laumer?

Title: Assignment in Nowhere Author: Keith Laumer Publish Date: 1968 Publisher: Berkley Type: Novel Genre: Sci-Fi Sub-Genre: Alt. Universe Travel, Technology, Battles, Alt. Societies, Abduction, Entropy (Timeline Travel), Aliens Plot Summary: Johnny Curlon is taken abruptly from his world, his life, his boat, and whisked away to the 0-0 Base timeline of the multiple universe…

The Great Book to Read: Tatooine Ghost – Star Wars

Title: Tatooine Ghost – Star Wars Author: Troy Denning Publish Date: 2003 Publisher: LucasBooks Type: Novel Genre: Sci-Fi Sub-Genre: Space Travel, Crime, Alien Encounters, Abduction, Armed Conflict, Romance, Space Empires, Adv. Technology Plot Summary: A special kind of painting disappeared in transit when Alderaan was blown up by the Death Star. Now, years later, the…

For Love and Glory Book Review

And, oh yeah, by the way, there is a race of ancients that left their technology behind and was found by the two leads. The novel was read over the course of four days, unusual in itself. But, it also required multiple settings each day just to try and grasp what was occurring because of…

Especially for Those Who Like to Read About Alien Worlds

Title: For Love and Glory Author: Paul Anderson Publish Date: 2003 Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Type: Novel Genre: Sci-Fi Sub-Genre: Artifacts, Space Travel, Spacecraft, Advanced Technology, Romance, Alien Worlds, Black Holes, Aliens, Stellar Phenomenon, Advanced Medicine, Robots Plot Summary: Artifacts and remnants from an advanced race of people known as Forerunners offer up tremendous data and information…