Friday, December 26, 2014

Jacqueline's review of The Starhawk Chronicles by Joseph Madden

Reviewed by -- Jacqueline Driggers

Book Review of -- The Starhawk Chronicles by Joseph Madden

Overall star rating, from 1-5 ---  5

About the book:
The year is 2283. 

Though more than a quarter-century has passed since the end of the last war, the Galactic Confederation is still busy picking up the pieces. Whole sectors of the galaxy remain lawless, rife with corruption and greed. The criminal element has a well-established foothold on these sectors. 

It is a good time to be a bounty hunter. 

Jesse Forster and the crew of the STARHAWK are some of the best bounty hunters in the business. Kayla Karson is a young independent hunter out to make a name for herself. Their paths collide as both take up pursuit of the leaders of the Nexus Gang, the galaxy's most brutal crime syndicate. An uneasy alliance is formed as the two undertake the most difficult hunt of their careers. Great rewards are to be claimed, if they don't kill each other in the process.  

Book creation ratings:
Overall total -- 30 out of a possible 30
-- Story & characters -- 10
-- Cover & title -- 10
-- Editing -- 10
* based on a 1-10 scale with:  1-4, poor; 5-7, good; 8-10, very good.*

My review:
This is an absolutely wonderful book, a great classic science fiction story that you don't run across much anymore.  It has a cast of characters that you'll love, and the action will grab your attention from beginning to end.  

This is a science fiction writer to follow, one of my new fave authors.  It's has great action throughout the book, great characters, and a great ending.  This book has it all.  If you're a sci-fi fan, you'll love this book.  I highly recommend it.

Reader Recommendations
Genre -- science fiction
Age recommendations -- 15 and up
Sex content rating -- not applicable
Violence rating -- moderate

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