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Also, I felt as though the book could have been cut down in size somewhat.

Started off well – seemingly well researched and reasonably well written, but I’m afraid I lost interest with all of the alien space craft. Also, I’m not convinced by his chosen method of intimidation. He has spent naya last decade or so in a mental hospital. I have read enough actual romances for that, I don’t need it in my science fiction.

As the clock ticks towards the end of the “wheel” Mike knows he has to escape, and with Dominique’s help he tries to save the world from an invasion that has been planned thousands of years before.

While away Julius confesses his love for her, they are happy get married have Mick spend years searching for proof that aliens exist. Trivia About Domain The Ep The aliens then left and civilizations reverted to savagery. Aug 04, Kara Jorges rated it really liked it. Get to Know Us. At the completion of the novel, I discovered it is the first in a trilogy.

Be that as it may, when all is said and done assuming you have finished reading the bookwhether you like it or not, you will h If popular reviews are anything to go by, chances are you either love or hate Steve Alten’s Domain. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I was horrified, i was intrigued. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If you don’t, you will not like this book, I also love Boca Raton, so yes, I enjoyed reading about the Maya Calendar and all the other places I have researched over the years.


The choice of characters and focus on tstamento, the gravity and earnestness yes, despite the apocalyptic conspiracy and the proportionally large amount of both, detailed information and narrative without actual dialogue or action, might appear unexciting to some. See 1 question about Tesyamento. With some things Alten gets very close to today’s technology but other things made me shake my head.

The Russian Premier isn’t impressed so he says hold onto your asses and does not blow up his missiles. Hestamento wanted to read at least one ” Apocalypse” novel before Dec Steve has written six original screenplays. Still, if you can look past its many flaws, Domain is certainly an entertaining enough read, and a sign of potential good things to come from Alten in the future. Julius has a heart attack and dies.

Overall, enjoyed the book, too much detail in some areas, too much waffling in others. Feb 26, John rated it liked it Shelves: I was pleased to see photos in the book also.


Instead all of them were inspired by White Men with Blue eyes and White hair how managed to train all the savages He grew up with a mother and father who spent his childhood going from archaeological to archaeological site looking for clues that the ancient men were helped to advance by aliens! People die, people cheat, people get elected to office. Jul 27, Pearl rated it really liked it. It wasn’t the sketchy science that I found ell. Michael Gabriel was raised by his archaeologist parents to believe that the Mayan Doomsday prophecy is true.

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The mixing of first and third person limited narratives didn’t work. The antagonist of the book.


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See all 8 reviews. In an age where enormous pains are taken – by authors and ‘readers’ alike with the introduction of seemingly ever more numerous hosts of quasi main characters that are to cover different races, sexual orientations and age-groups, which in then in turn necessitate dilution and muddling of the literary essence even more in a vain attempt to introduce an equal number of plots strands that consequently must degrade into mere filaments in the desperate attempt to supply sufficient word count for each character, in such an age if you are anything like me old school increasingly becomes “good school”.

The beginning was too slow and bogged down by the numerology-would-be-archeology and choosing Dominique as the main character from whose point of view to introduce the alternative world, did not work.

Write a customer review. I could find no reason or rhyme why some words were underlined and some weren’t. Steve reads and answers all e-mails, uses the names and descriptions of his loyal fans as characters in all his novels, and even hires readers as editors, depending on their particular expertise.

Bad words are said, Borga doesn’t help the situation and all the top officials head off to Mount Weather, to hide in the nuclear bunkers. And by put some effort into the storytelling I mean, have the characters act like the rational, slightly cynical but impossibly curious scientists they’re supposed to be.