Comments for Five Thrillers
"Five Thrillers" chronicles the life and times of Joe Carroway and the ongoing battle between the sapiens and the Rebirths.
Each of the five stories is a different chapter in Joe's life (or lives if you want to believe Joe's stories). They are:
Each of these thrillers is about ten pages long and reads like your typical technology driven adventure story with a lone hero at the helm: think books by Clive Cussler and Tom Clancy. Now add in the medical thriller aspects of humans becoming more than human ala a typical Robin Cook novel and you get the world in which Joe Carroway lives.
Reed hit on many of my favorite story elements in "Five Thrillers." To put it simply, I loved this story. I would love to see Joe Carroway's adventures (even though they come to a tragic end) expanded from novella to novel.
For more on the story, please see the interview posted the magazine's blog. To learn more about the author, please see his website. Read the reviews at Jon Sanford, Spiral Galaxy Reviews, Aether Cowby, The Worm Seat.