Into the Storm has ratings and reviews. Mr. Matt said: Matt Ready and the crew of the USS Walker are on the run from the Japanese when they fin. Into The Storm is the first book of the Destroyermen series of alternate history novels by Taylor Anderson. The main setting of the series is the four-stacker USS . In Into the Storm, the story begins during the Second Battle of the Java Sea. The USS Walker (DD) is a destroyer of the United.

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Also introduced in this knto is the Stofm ocean liner SMS Amerika that was transported from a different timeline. Just this crew vs. Since I knew we’d be spending a few days camping, I decided to push the review pile to the side and do a little pleasure reading. Walker never discusses religion, pray, or have any kind of discussion concerning God and their present situation.

Destroyermen by Taylor Anderson”. Above all I appreciate the “feel” of the story.

Into the Storm (Destroyermen, book 1) by Taylor Anderson

Originally reviewed at Beauty in Ruins That made it easier for dsetroyermen captain to assess the situation. Dec 13, Kyle rated it liked it Shelves: In this strange new world the Walker encounters not one but two intelligent species – the peaceful, mammalian Lemurians and the viscious, raptor-like Grik.

Jan 14, Donna rated it really liked it Shelves: Apart from this entire new world Taylor Anderson made the reader comfortable with, he didn’t invest a lot of writing time into characterising his protagonists. I do not like how the role of the Japanese POW on parole seemed to shrink.


Sharks are like mackerals because giant sea creatures rule the waves. Geographically things seem the same, pulling up to Bali however, reveals pygmy brontosauruses instead of half naked village girls.

And that which does make me go. I really liked the Forstchen series a lot so the similarties don’t bother me. The characters are rich and wonderful, the world destroyernen as meticulous as it is creative and the wicked villains cold blooded We don’t experience these things separately we experience them all at the same time in the same way we remember events in storrm lives.

It’s how the characters fit together and react and if I get mad when I should or feel heartbroken when I should. If this had been just an adventure, with no weird monkey-people, then this might have been a better book.

I cannot recommend this series more highly than if I shoved it in your face and told you rhe read it. The Lemurians are an ally you feel naturally sympathetic too. The Lemurians, Walker ‘ s allies, have been fighting the Grik for a year and are now winning.

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Everything that happened in that movie after it went in color gave me the creeps. Book 10 was published in May By MaelstromReddy, his crew, and their Lemurian allies, are fighting the Grik.

Retrieved 13 February Pretty cool stuff, except that I’m pretty sure that I’ve seen it before. Instead they evolved into an intelligence that threatens to destroy the other intelligent race of the planet, the Lemur like Lemurians.

Jan 27, Dimitrios rated it really liked it Shelves: The destroyers were ths sunk, starting with the Encounterfollowed by the Pope shortly thereafter just as happened in the real naval battle. They run afoul of a ravenous civilization of intelligent dinosaurs, perhaps descended from raptors, and ally themselves with a declining race evolved from lemurs, finding themselves in war where their obsolete ships are the most advanced technological ghe on the planet.


Trust me on this one. Matthew Reddy is forced to command a new ship, as the Walker is too badly damaged. You can help by adding to it. In desperation, he heads Walker into a squall, desttroyermen it will give them coverand emerges somewhere else.

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In my case, it would prevent me of enjoying this naval adventure and from meeting this amazing cast of chareacters. The Americans, with their superior technology, can tip the balance of the war in favor of the lemurs, but should they? I do not need to say something more. Since I started reading this series which is now 7 books long, I’ve completed 5 and I’m half way done with the 6 th.

Then, because this is a sci-fi book, the whole ship gets whisked away to another dimension where humans never evolved. We only get to know things from the crew’s perspective, so the thee baddies are still alien to us at the end of the first book.

Penguin Random House published River of Bonesthe thirteenth book in the series, in July to generally favorable reviews. Taylor Anderson spent a lot of time on the world building in this alternate Earth, as Captain Reddy the main protagonist and his crew entered ‘another world, another war’ through a squall after a naval battle with a Japanese destroyer.

Of course, I also think that most of them are just not memorable enough to stick around in my memory long enough.

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