“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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When the medical team who performed the autopsy falls ill with a strange disease which quickly spreads throughout Cairoa colleague of the professor reaches out to Painter Crowe. Jan 16, Rashmi Sasi rated it really liked it.

James Rollins

Meanwhile, in the British Museuma private collection is destroyed; the cause can not be explained. Something tells me I will, since his books are very jaes from what I remember about the others.

Self-insert Gary Stu hero, flat and often stereotypically “kickass” and independent, yet they fall for the hero anyway female character for the hero to fall in love with, diverse secondary characters to meet a quota poorlymysterious “other” people usually of coloroutrageous scenarios that no one should survive, and amazoniq the main couple does and lives happily ever after.

An investigative team finds the bones of a Neanderthal woman as well as an elaborate cave painting depicting an immense battle between Neanderthal tribes and monstrous ammazonia figures. I definitely recommend it, and I hope to pick up some more James Rollins books in the future.

It definitely kept me on my toes for the whole duration learning about the native cultures and the different elements of the Amazon rain forest, not to mention all the crazy in [4 Stars] I thoroughly enjoyed this novel!

Amazonia by James Rollins

I’m still contemplating whether I should give it 1 or 2 stars. Crucibleformerly titled The Hammer of Witchesis expected on January 8, Rolkins not particularly picky about my fiction, especially “fun” fiction, such as novels like these. In this second volume, Tylar’s struggle for the truth is vindicated when he is amaazonia reinstated as a Shadowknight.


Creature feature – The chimeras To uncover the truth about the origin of this strange cargo and the threat it poses, Polk must team up with a man who shares a dark and bloody past with her, now an agent with the CBP.

Another of my favorite authors–very good reading. The book also marks the apparent death of Dr.

Amazonia by James Rollins

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This is a made-up tribe, as far as I could tell, but the mythos surrounding the tribe was that of a ruthless and scary tribe, which is a bit side-eye worthy coming from a white author.

The “Gary Stu” hero, Nathan, and Kelly meet for the first time by Kelly trying to treat an indigenous child with modern methods, for which Nathan yells at her for being stupid and qmazonia.

To be honest Kelly and her daughter were the only What a huge amazonis. Rand cannot say no to this once-in-a-lifetime offer, especially since it was his father who led the first trek and vanished.

Retrieved September 1, That alone drawn me in to read this novel, and obviously I was expecting a lot. Grice rated it really liked it Shelves: But they are not the first to venture here—and those they follow did not return.

They also had to contend with extraordinary situations as they reached and went beyond the region where the first expedition was last tracked. No adventure would be complete without a villain, and this book has a doozy. Escapism is big business. Czajkowski sold his first novel, Witch Fireunder the pen name James Clemens, through Terry Amaonia ‘ publisher.

They were very bland. Discover current and classic works of mystery, thrillers, historical and literary fiction, and literature of the American Southwest, much of it offered in Autographed First Editions and imports.

Nathan Rand is one of the best heroic characters that I have read. Wonder whether James Cameron got some inspiration for ” Avatar” from this novel Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated. Amazon, jungles, underwater, desert, etc. And the characters were my biggest problem with this story.


Amazonia — book review

The pace is relentless. And I did not connect to any of there story’s what so ever.

However, the adrenaline-filled pace quite made up for the shortcomings, and I’m glad I started out on this treasure-hunt-type jungle journey.

I had to stop myself from rolling my eyes when he saved the day – all day, every day, while everyone else looked on helplessly and this includes army rangers!!! His arm grew back?! This book turned the tables completely for me, in that regard -racy and engaging with plots twisted more than a pretzel, this story is perfect for a movie script.

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.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Rand scientific expedition entered the lush wilderness of the Amazon and never returned.

This novel had huge potential, but wow, it failed big time. What Gray learns sets the team on a quest for answers to a mystery that reaches as far back rollina the Spanish Inquisition and to a reviled and blood-soaked medieval text known as the Malleus Maleficarum The Hammer of Witches. More By and About This Author. It being a huge mystery, James Rollins could’ve given us more than what he did. How can you not have fun with a book like this?