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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Film? Game? Graphic Novel?
What Reviewers are saying about the IX
"Make This Superb, Sensational, Spectacular Story Into A Movie Please!"
"...let there be no doubt that I seriously do not anticipate reading a better book in 2015."
"This would surely translate into a tremendous theatrical film. The absorbing, action-packed storyline, and the vividly etched characterizations are already present in the writing in an incredibly visual way. One of the best-written science-fiction sagas to come my way in a long time!"
"...military science fiction in the grand tradition of Robert A. Heinlein, Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Janet Morris, and Joe Haldeman."
"Walk the Ix and get lost inside this wonderful story that is sure to become a modern classic of heroic and military science fiction."
"We would strongly recommend this book to any fan of adventure stories, not just sci-fi and agree that it would form the basis for a successful feature film."
"Brilliant writing, allied with fast paced and compelling action make this for a book that should be enjoyed over and over."
"This book shattered all of my expectations. I expected a good book, knowing Perseid Press and the kind of work that they put out, but I was not prepared for this kind of quality. Andrew Weston has a way of putting you in the moment, mist swirling around you, spent brass rattling into the ground near your feet, swords slashing your companions to death as they scream incoherent terror into the press."
"The author, with his own military background, provides fantastic research and information from the perspective of somebody who clearly knows his stuff. It's a gripping read and a real page turner. Graphic, novel with the right blend of war and sci-fi."
"Fight or die" is the only choice for warriors from the past, present, and future in a novel sure to please you if you like a mix of high adventure, military history, hard science fiction, and metaphysics. A tour de force! Highly recommended."
"You'll be on the edge of your chair for the climax of this major novel by an amazing, polymathic new talent."
"The IX has taken me back to the books I enjoyed in my youth (Jerry Pournelle's King David's Spaceship or Gordon Dickson's Hour of the Horde)"
Roman legionnaires, far from home, lost
in the mists of Caledonia.
AUS cavalry company, engaged on a special mission, vital to the peace
treaty proposed by Presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln.
A twenty-first century Special Forces
unit, desperate to prevent a nuclear catastrophe.
From vastly different backgrounds, these
soldiers are united when they are snatched away from Earth at the moment of
their passing. Thinking they may have been granted a reprieve, imagine their
horror when they discover they have been transported to a failing planet on the
far side of the galaxy, where they are given a simple ultimatum. Fight or die.
Against all odds, this group of misfits manages to turn the tide against a
relentless foe, only to discover the true cost of victory might exact a price
they are unwilling to pay.
How far would you be willing to go to
The IX. Sometimes, death is only the
beginning of the adventure.