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A nice mini-review of Marseguro..

…has turned up at the Science Fiction Book Club, where reader Zachary Harvey calls it a “Great Book, Well Written, Well Worth Buying”: This is a very good book. The plot is logical and flows well, the author is descriptive but not too descriptive, and the story seems to take on a life of its …

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Nice review of Marseguro at SciFiGuy

Doug Knipe at SciFiGuy.ca has just posted a very positive review of Marseguro. Key paragraph: Taut well visualized action sequences abound and the main story is drawn to a satisfying conclusion but leaves the door open for next years’ sequel Terra Insegura. Readers of series such as Julie Czerneda’s Species Imperative should enjoy this intelligent …

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Another good review for Marseguro…

…this time from Fantasy & Sci-fi Lovin’ Book Reviews. Some highlights (of a fairly lengthy review): “The way Willett has pulled together military technology into this story is fantastic. It’s like space opera and military SF got together and had a love child, or something equally as fascinating… “It’s an action-packed ride filled with creepy …

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Another good review for Marseguro…

…this time from Fantasy & Sci-fi Lovin’ Book Reviews. Some highlights (of a fairly lengthy review): “The way Willett has pulled together military technology into this story is fantastic. It’s like space opera and military SF got together and had a love child, or something equally as fascinating… “It’s an action-packed ride filled with creepy …

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Nice blog review of Marseguro…

…from Ken McConnell. Here’s a bit: Well developed characters with clear motives prevailed in the story and once the plot got going, it rolled right along at a nice clip right to the end.Ken was one of the winners of a copy of Marseguro from my give-away when the book first came out, so I’m …

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Another Marseguro review…

…this time from the Eclectic Writer blog. Generally favorable, concluding with: With good characters and an interesting story that looks at very difficult issues that are important to the world we live in today, Willett managed to elevate the story to a good read. What I saw as its flaws in story telling were not …

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A nice little Amazon reader review of Marseguro:

One D. Raymond of Weld County, Colorado, writes: This book was a good science fiction read. The author develops a couple of traditional themes, what it means to be human and colonizing a new world away from the politics of the old world. It has good action scenes, smarmy villains that you love to hate …

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Nice blog review of Marseguro…

…from Ian over at Marturia.net. Highlights: The book is well-plotted, the action and reveals flow nicely along, keeping the reader interested…The ethical dilemmas presented echo those of Lost In Translation – racism, prejudice, tolerance, violence as a means to an end, fanaticism – but are put in play in such a way that the reader …

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Good review for Marseguro at Fantasybookspot

A new review of Marseguro has just popped up at Fantasybookspot, and it’s a good one: they gave it 8/10. Highlights: Portraying people at their worst and their best, this book challenges readers to revisit their first impressions…Characters face issues of nature vs. nurture, the effects of bullying and the deep seated threads of prejudice, …

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Marseguro gets an A from Sci-Fi Weekly!

Woo-hoo! Lois H. Gresh reviews Marseguro for Sci-Fi Weekly (the very high-profile news service of the Sci-Fi Channel in the U.S.) and gives it an A! Some excerpts: The settings are well drawn and creative… The characters possess substance, emotions and realistic motivations… Most important, the action and surprises keep coming… She concludes: Overall…the flaws …

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Nice Marseguro review at SF Scope

I’m in Swift Current for a reading at the public library’s “Literary Cafe” this evening. As usual, the first thing I did in my hotel room was plug in my laptop, and was pleasantly surprised to find that since I left Regina three hours ago Ian Randal Strock has posted a very nice review of …

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Marseguro is a top SF pick for February…

…at New Zealand’s Barbara’s Books: Edward Willett is a clever, interesting writer, not afraid to create new species, and fascinating worlds. [Marseguro] has normal, and not-normal humans fleeing to a distant world. Trouble follows them.Cool!

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