“Gripping a first-rate nail biter.”. —Tampa Tribune. James Rollins—the author of. The use of mass market originals as a farm team for hardcovers has lost popularity, but still works occasionally, as with Rollins, whose three. James Rollins is a pen name of James Paul Czajkowski an American veterinarian and writer of action-adventure/thriller.
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Kames best from Rollins I have seen so far. Action is fast-paced, and the body count mounts early. This was my first introduction to James Rollins and thank God for that!
rollina And, there was even a little romance, which I didn’t anticipate. A Russian submarine carrying the son of the station’s former commander also approaches, ostensibly to retrieve the bodies found by the Americans. I’ve read some of his other novels, and really liked them.
The Kill Switch  and War Hawk She must have been listening! Even though I gave this book three stars. Aug 29, David rated it it was ok Shelves: And at the end we see the begining of the Sigma Force Novels starting to get organized With a good explanation’s on the plant life, their different uses for healing by the natives, to all of the different critters that can be deadly, to the irratating insects With the intrigue,mystery and it’s huge landscape of uncharted territory of the Amazon, Rollins takes you on a fun adventure.
Jul 15, RedemptionDenied rated it really liked it.
Amazonia by James Rollins
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. Cameron ripped off some of the pages of this book to write the script.
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As Kamala, the priest’s assistant says, “The symbol is the mark of the Ban-ali tribe. And if you start reading a book on your iPad, you can pick it right back up on your iPhone. Czajkowski sold his first novel, Witch Fireunder the pen name James Clemens, through Terry Brooks ‘ publisher.
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Amazonia — book review
This is just the book for Indiana Jones fans! I don’t like the “Treasure” they find at the end of the story as much as in other James Rollins books, but I loved the adventure to it and back and I like the Hero and Heroine, also better than in other books save Subterranean might have had a heroine whom I liked better.
View all 3 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Fast-forward 9 months, Nathan and Kelly are engaged and Kelly is miraculously pregnant from their night in the tree house, even though she had previously found out she couldn’t have more kids. For 20 years my paycheck was coming from my veterinary degree and my writing was my hobby, and I thought it would be really cool to flip that around.
James Rollins US publication date: The team attempts to track down a lost map, journeying — among various farflung places — to Fort Knox and the grave of Meriwether Lewis. The amazonua in the book is extraordinary- the author has done some pretty intensive research not just limited to the Amazon jungle or its denizens, but also with respect to the local flora and fauna ever heard of chemical warfare in plants?
Time for another short reivew. But, this time it was different, and how! Two years before the expedition, while in Iraq, the CIA operative’s left arm was amputated at the shoulder. The man dies and, instead of burning the body, the priest sends it to the States for identification.
Meanwhile, a second, predatory expedition, led by a French psychopath, surreptitiously follows the first, aiming to steal whatever cure the searchers uncover; both expeditions wind up at the isolated home of a legendary tribe and the malignant, giant tree that sustains it.
Authorities jamex realize that the man is from a team on a research expedition thought to have perished in the jungle more than four years ago. Yes, there’s a point made here to jamex different medical treatments from self-contained tribes like the Yanomamo even if they don’t make sense to modern medicine, but it’s made by the main woman getting lectured by the hero the second she appears, which doesn’t sit right with me.
The self-absorption of the gods and the apathetic ignorance of the people form stumbling blocks on Tylar’s quest. In the medieval heart of BudapestCaptain Tucker Wayne and his war dog, Kane, rescue a mysterious woman fleeing three armed men. The coded message leads Crowe to John Trumbull ‘s painting depicting the presentation of The Declaration of Independence.
This makes for some interesting reading that doesn’t detract from the suspenseful parts in the maazonia. No sympathy felt while reading this.
There, devastating secrets await him—and a power of an ancient civilization. Aug 02, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: The romance, I don’t know why, I just wasn’t fond qmazonia it. Even the august American Movie Classics has seen the need for escapism and is running all three of the Indiana Jones films in fairly regular rotation.
One thing I did discover in searching for them is that the map shown at the beginning of the book does not seem to match up with the map of where the Yanomamo live. Holy holes in the fence Batman! The magi brought gold, frankincenseand myrrh to the Christ child; their bones may bring destruction to the world, if they are allowed to remain in the hands of the thieves who stole them, for these bones may not be bones at all.
I’ve known intellectually the value of the plant life in the Amazon but this was a fascinating education. His undergraduate work focused on evolutionary biology. The rest of the novel follows a group of scientists and Amzzonia. No matter how many books you stack on your bookshelves, you can carry them all with you. A practicing veterinarian, Rollins has pursued scuba, spelunking, and other adventures around the world, and currently lives and writes in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.