“Gripping a first-rate nail biter.”. —Tampa Tribune. James Rollins—the author of. The use of mass market originals as a farm team for hardcovers has lost popularity, but still works occasionally, as with Rollins, whose three. James Rollins is a pen name of James Paul Czajkowski an American veterinarian and writer of action-adventure/thriller.

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A team is dispatched to the Amazon to find Dr. Shouldn’t your first priority be getting back to your sick daughter, not seeking revenge for this dude you just met a few days ago? This makes for some interesting reading that doesn’t detract from the suspenseful parts in the least. First of all, I was a bit put off by Rollins’ consistent referring to the indigenous people as “Indians,” but of course I’m not totally sure what the accepted nomenclature is for the tribes of the Amazon.

Dull to the point that you wouldn’t mind them dying. Kouwe, Tor-Tor became friends of mine too along with Rand. Special Forces agent walks out of the Amazon jungle and quickly dies of rampant tumors; what’s especially bizarre is that this man has two arms, but when he entered the jungle five years before as part of a biopharmaceutical exploratory expedition, which has been lost track of, he had only one.

Amazonia by James Rollins Goodreads Author. Some listeners may object to the bloodiness of the tangles with natural and other enemies. The Blood Gospel Reprint ed.

Amazonia by James Rollins

As an adult, the book’s issues are much more apparent to me. Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is a near-perfect success both as a grand statement of solidarity and as a gorgeously wrought, long-overdue story of black life and black love.


Amazon, jungles, underwater, desert, etc. Yes, all those things. Submit A Review Fill out the form below to create a review for amazonia.

To be honest Kelly and her daughter were the only ones well developed. And it will forever alter a world that’s already racing toward its own destruction.

Your review will have to be approved first before it will show up on the site. Don’t you dare miss this one! A Russian submarine carrying the son of the station’s former commander also approaches, ostensibly to retrieve the bodies found by the Americans. Jul 15, RedemptionDenied rated it really liked it.

The only other thing we knew about her was that she was deadly and rolilns make shrunken heads out of the people she and the villain killed. Ingenious traps have been laid to ensnare the careless and unsuspecting, and wealth beyond imagining could be the reward for those with the courage to face the terrible unknown.

Unable to comprehend this inexpl The Rand scientific expedition entered the lush wilderness of the Amazon and never returned.

It’s just over pages, so it’s rollinns not very lengthy. In this short story “Seichan is ripped out of the Sigma series for an adventure all her own”.

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Aug 02, Michael rated jamss really liked it Shelves: This short story includes a sneak peek at the first 70 pages of The Devil Colonyin which a clue unlocked by the skeleton key plays a key role. The Cabal has infiltrated the inner council and Tylar and his allies must flee for now there can be no refuge from evil.


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But rarely comes novels like Amazonia which focuses on the raw nature and its horror! Want to get away from it all? Plunged into a battle for the future of humanity, Commander Pierce and his SIGMA colleagues uncover the true source of mames intelligence.

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Amazonia by James Rollins

He reported that a screenplay was well underway and that they are looking at a couple of different directors. In addition to the dangerous natural elements of the jungle, there hames other forces at work destined to stop him from finding out what happened to his father — and from figuring out a cure to the disease shutting down cities back in America. Oct 05, J. My other big problem with the book is that it was a little long.

Even the august American Movie Classics has seen the need for escapism and is running all three of the Indiana Jones films in fairly regular rotation. Amazonia is a techno action adventure with some cool sf elements thrown in. Meanwhile, a second, predatory expedition, led by a French psychopath, surreptitiously follows the first, aiming to steal whatever cure the searchers uncover; both expeditions wind up at the isolated home of a legendary tribe and the malignant, giant tree that sustains it.

New York Journal of Books. Of the 4 I read, this one was my least favorite, because it wasn’t as fun and interesting as the others.