SecondWorld : SecondWorld

  • by Jeremy Robinson
  • Narrated by Phil Gigante
  • Series: SecondWorld
  • 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lincoln Miller, an ex-Navy SEAL turned NCIS special agent, is sent to Aquarius, the world’s only sub-oceanic research facility, located off the Florida Keys, to investigate reports of ocean dumping. A week into his stay, strange red flakes descend from the surface. Scores of fish are dead and dying, poisoned by the debris that turns to powder in Miller’s fingers and tastes like blood.
Miller heads for the surface, ready to fight whoever is polluting on his watch. But he finds nothing. No ships. No polluters.
No oxygen.
Instead, he finds a cloudless sky full of red particles dropping like snow and coating the ocean with a thick film that stretches to the horizon. When a dead blue whale collides with Aquarius, Miller begins a harrowing race to escape the affected area.
Cut off from the rest of the world and surrounded by death, Miller makes his way to Miami, where he discovers just one survivor and the awful truth: The strange phenomenon that robbed the air of its life-giving oxygen was an attack by an enemy reborn from the ashes of World War II. And they’re just getting started.
Miami, Tel Aviv, and Tokyo have all been destroyed. Millions are dead. And if Miller can’t track down and stop those responsible in seven days, the rest of the world is next.

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Wonderful Premise

I must say I loved the first 3 hours of this novel. I thought the threat of an oxygenless world was fresh and the whole earlier part of the story was tense, fast-paced and wickedly good.

I didn't, however, feel that the later half of the story held up so well. I really couldn't suspend my disbelief when it came to the 'nazi' ideology and how wide it had spread, or the fact that the POTUS decides to depend on four people to save the world.

From that point on, I still found it an enjoyable thriller, but I can't say I was genuinely engaged in the story anymore.
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- Madeleine "Audiobook addict."

THE AIR TASTED LIKE BLOOD

NO ONE WANTED TO GOLF DURING THE APOCALYPSE
I have to agree with the cutie from London, the first three hours were spectacular. An oxygenless world was a FRESH idea. In a world were you can not breathe, who cares about zombies, of which there are none in this. That is about the only thing not in this book.

LET'S CUT THE GRASS AND HIT THE GAS
This story takes place under the ocean, in the air, underground, on Air Force One, in fighter jets, on a aircraft carrier, in helicopters, in Poland, Antarctica, Florida and Washington D.C. You will meet Rocket scientists, tiger sharks, a whale, Four Horseman of the Apocalypse, a CONSPIRACY THEORY NUT JOB, a cowboy and NAZIS, CAN YOU BELIEVE IT. Yes, Nazis, my favorite bad guys. The story includes cryo-gentics and anti- gravity. Watch out for the Rumba Army, Foo Fighters and the Fork Bombs.

GENERALS NEVER GET THIER HANDS DIRTY
Is this believable, H E Double Toothpicks, no. The name of the book is SecondWorld and it is written by Jeremy Robinson, not Crichton. This is a fun novel. An escapist novel. A fun idea, which will never give you nightmares, cause it can't happen. That does not mean it is not creative and entertaining. Robinson entertains, period.

Gigante
Does a great job as usual.

I have already bought the sequel, Nazi Hunter.
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- Jim "The Impatient" "My taste differs from kid books to gory horror books."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-22-2012
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio