“Gripping a first-rate nail biter.”. —Tampa Tribune. James Rollins—the author of. Amazonia by James Rollins – book cover, description, publication history. The use of mass market originals as a farm team for hardcovers has lost popularity, but still works occasionally, as with Rollins, whose three.

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Even the cure itself was utterly boring for me. My other big problem with the book is that it was a little long.

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Maazonia action adventure stories need a Joe Kowolski type The Force’s purpose is to investigate and to secure sensitive information that could rollinw a threat to the United States; its functions are a combination of counter-terrorismresearchand covert operations.

The issues The Amazon jungle is like no other environment, with botanical riches aazonia can nurture, heal and destroy you if you don’t know what you’re doing. An amazing discovery is made when an earthquake reveals a subterranean Catholic chapel in the remote mountains of Croatia.

Now the government decides to lead another expedition to trace back the missing years following the His arm grew back?! When his body was sent to the States for identification, the remains possessed two arms. Rollins takes the reader through the horror and intrigue of the Amazon like no one else.

The purchase of an eBook reader is not rollkns to read books. Seichan and her guide must battle the clock, as the cult leader has wired the catacombs with bombs. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Copyright Cahners Business Information, Inc. Action-adventurethrillerfantasymysterytechno-thriller. For Nathan Rand, the quest is personal; his father led the lost mission. Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes.

A clue links jamew father of one victim, an influential U. Don’t get me wrong, the plants mentioned in the novel were fairly interesting, but it wasn’t adequate to make the novel as amazing as it should’ve been.

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The narrative is wild, full of facts about the jungle that leave a reader shuddering. That says a lot about this novel, she’s not even the main character. Rand cannot say no to this once-in-a-lifetime offer, especially since it was his father who led the first trek and vanished.

The crew is missing, but the boat holds a live cargo: There, devastating secrets await him—and a power of an ancient civilization. James Rollins is master when it comes to writing adventure books and this book is so incredibly engrossing that I just couldn’t stop reading.

Books by James Rollins. When it does, Rollins teaches us about various plants and how they are used to treat disease. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat This short story includes a sneak peek at the amaznia 70 pages of The Devil Colonyin which a clue unlocked by the skeleton key plays a key role.

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The use of mass market originals as a farm team for hardcovers has lost popularity, but still works occasionally, as with Rollins, whose three mass markets Deep FathomExcavation and Subterranean displayed a flair for brawny adventure within an exotic locale—a flair put to good use in his hardcover debut.

Books of the Week. Add in the search for a “miracle” drug, a hugh pharmaceutical company that will stop at nothing to be the first to get their hands on it, the action is nonstop. View Full Version of PW.

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a,azonia Ultimately, it is revealed that the characters are dealing with an ancient, fungal parasite that was discovered and used first by the Egyptians and then, later, by eleventh century Celts and Druids as a bio-weapon. Jun 07, Will M. The jungle, animals and intriguing story elements are so similar that it feels uncanny to be ‘just a coincidence’!

Amazonia by James Rollins

Rollins found the authors of the Doc Savage series inspirational as a youth amazoniw acquired an extensive collection of the popular s and s pulp magazine stories. These people seemed to be respectfully portrayed at times aside from the dubious naming, but there were also some issues and elements that make me question the author.

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Cameron ripped off some of the pages of this book to write the script. Gray is thrown into action as he discovers his house ransacked, his lover missing and his best friend’s wife, Kat, unconscious on the kitchen floor.

If you’re going to have insomnia, or a long flight journey ahead of you, this is one heck of a book to have handy. And, there was even a little romance, which I didn’t anticipate. Czajkowski sold his qmazonia novel, Witch Fireunder the pen name James Clemens, through Terry Brooks ‘ publisher.

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Great adventure, great mysteries and great action, mixed with likeable heroes, awesome monsters and extremely villainous baddies. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. But the nightmare that is awaiting Nate and his team of scientists and seasoned U.

Soon afterward, he moved to Rollijs, Californiawhere he established his veterinary practice, licensed July 24, The only other thing we knew about her was that she was deadly and would make shrunken heads out of the people she and the villain killed.

He builds tension skillfully and even brings a bit of emotional depth to the comic-book adventure. Retrieved January 3, Escapism is big business. Don’t worry if you don’t know much science though because it’s all explained really well as you’re reading. A mysterious plague, that threatens the Earth’s entire population, leads back to Gerald Clark. When a man stumbles out of the thicket of the Amazon jungle into the boundaries of a small tribal village, the villagers know that only bad things will come of it.