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If you need sleep, don’t start one of his books, as it’s very hard to put them down once started. The “Gary Stu” hero, Nathan, and Kelly meet for the first time by Kelly trying aamzonia treat an indigenous child with modern methods, for which Nathan yells at her for being stupid and careless. With a iames explanation’s on the plant life, their different uses for healing by the natives, to all of the different critters that can be deadly, to the irratating insects Rollins is one of the most inventive storytellers writing today And, in the process, people get shot, killed, eaten, shot and eaten, eaten and burned, shot rollinz partially eaten and blown-up, and turned into fertilizer.

They were very bland. And for me liking and connecting with the characters is a huge thing for me when I read a Even though I gave this book three stars. Project Amazonia included a team of scientists, U. View all 3 comments.

The set up The story takes place in a remote area of the Amazon jungle. Lewis ‘ Chronicles of Narnia. And at certain points it bad way to much filler and things that just didn’t need to be there.


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Amazonia – James Rollins

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I’m not particularly picky about my fiction, especially “fun” fiction, such as novels like these. What a huge disappointment.

Even though I gave this book three stars. War Hawk Tucker Wayne 1. Unable to comprehend this inexplicable event, the government sends Nathan Rand into this impenetrable secret world of undreamed — of perils to follow the trail of his vanished father…toward mysteries that must be solved at any cost. Open Preview See a Problem? The outbreak’s source and the key to the cure are based on the Hindu temple complex of Angkor Wat. Then she discovers disturbing deformities that make no sense.

It was an interesting read unlike most of the other books I read. When the man dies, instead of burning the body and being rid of the threat, contacts are made.

I started writing during my lunch hour at the clinic—dogs barking, cats meowing—so now I can write anywhere. Now the government decides to lead another expedition to trace back the missing years following the His arm grew back?! Don’t you dare miss this one!


I just didn’t feel for them if – no, when something terrible would happen to them. Episodes of violence reach nearly ridiculous levels, stretching the imagination a little. Unable to comprehend this inexplicable event, the United States CIA establishes a special team to return to this impenetrable secret world of unforeseen perils and to follow the dead man’s trail.

Nate was terribly boring, despite his knowledge of the Amazon and all. I just wish the characters were a little more well developed.

Nathan Rand, an expert on the jungle whose parents died in an expedition to find the Blood Jaguar tribe. No sympathy felt while reading this. Rand cannot say no to this once-in-a-lifetime offer, especially since it was his father who led the first trek and vanished. This makes for some interesting reading that doesn’t detract from the suspenseful parts in the least.

The best jamez Rollins I have seen so far.

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A Short Story Exclusive”. Nathan is part of a large team sent in to discover what happened to the previous group and hopefully unravel the central mystery. To be honest Kelly and her daughter were the only ones well developed.