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Showing posts with label The Project. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Project. Show all posts

Friday, September 11, 2015

Book Review: The Solomon Scroll by Alex Lukeman


The Solomon Scroll is the 10th book in The Project series by Alex Lukeman. The pace is intense and the story keeps moving very well. The team is back together and this time they get to evaluate a possible new member while also saving the world and extracting revenge on their attackers. Edge of your seat thrills are following in this installment, so get ready!

The contents of a two thousand year old scroll set in motion a deadly quest for the tomb of Solomon and the long lost treasure of the Second Jewish Temple. The Project team is up against a madman who believes he is the last high priest of an ancient and cruel god. He seeks the Seal of Solomon and the mystical powers he's sure it will bring him. He'll stop at nothing to get what he wants, including murder and treachery. 
From the streets of Beirut to the barrens of Saudi Arabia and the wild canyons of Ethiopia, the Project team follows an ancient trail of clues in search of Solomon's bones and the sacred heritage of a nation.
The Solomon Scroll flowed well and the pace is fast as the team travels all over the world. It was great to see new introductory characters in Diego and Eggleston as well. It would be nice to get to see more of the team on a more personal level so we get a bit more depth to some of the story, though. I didn't feel as bad for Stephanie as I thought I should and I felt that the teams "revenge" wasn't worked on enough. It just felt that something was missing in that portion. I must say "Thank you!", though, for bringing Stephanie onto the stage a bit more. All together, this is a solid story line and I can't wait to see what happens next. It'll be nice to dig a bit more into the characters again but still a great story and series. Definitely worth adding to your collection.


I received a complimentary copy of The Solomon Scroll from Alex Lukeman for beta reading. This review isn't required but it's something I like to do. The opinions in this review are mine alone and from my own personal viewpoint.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Book Review: Black Rose by Alex Lukeman


Black Rose is the 9th book in The Project series by Alex Lukeman. This fast paced thrill ride picks up right after The Eye of Shiva bringing The Project and AEON back together for a final confrontation. Assassinations, an incurable plague, and control of the world are just some of the things you'll find along with a well running theme of Selena Connor's background story. Things are really starting to heat up!

Amazon book description:
A lethal plague resurrected from the bones of the dead is stolen from a secret biological warfare lab hidden in the mountains of North Korea. There's no cure and it's one hundred percent fatal. If it gets loose, millions will die. The men who have it want to reduce the world's population and bring down the global economy as part of a plan to establish world dominance.
Nick Carter and Selena Connor of the Project are up against their old nemesis, a centuries old conspiracy called AEON. This time, Director Elizabeth Harker is determined to eliminate AEON once and for all. It's touch and go as events build toward the final confrontation, with no certainty that things will turn out well. Along the way, dark secrets from Selena's past come to light. The Project team takes on another dangerous mission, with no guarantee that any of them will survive. 
Black Rose keeps up the pace that Alex Lukeman has set in the previous books and has the team moving from the US to Europe to South America and then back again. There are secrets that are finally revealed, new revelations that will continue the story on to who knows where, and a shake up within the team. I am pumped for the 10th book because I can't wait to see where this goes. While I love the missions that The Project go on and the interesting events that seems to happen to them, I am really enjoying the continuing story line and unexpected twists in the lives of Selena and Nick. We get to learn a bit about some of the others (more on Stephanie, please!) but it's obvious that Selena and Nick are the main characters and the twists and turns they encounter really bring this series to life. This is definitely a must read.



I received a complimentary copy of Black Rose from Alex Lukeman for beta reading. This review isn't required but it's something I like to do. The opinions in this review are mine alone and from my own personal viewpoint.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Book Review: The Eye of Shiva by Alex Lukeman


The Eye of Shiva by Alex Lukeman is the 8th book in The Project series and it will have you on the edge of your seat. Nick, Selena, Ronnie, Lamont, Elizabeth, and Stephanie are all back to face off with an unknown foe and stop a nuclear war between India and Pakistan. There's a lot of unknowns but The Project works through brainstorming and Elizabeth's intuition to piece things together. The only problem is, are they able to stop things before it's to late? Hang on to your seats!

Book Summary:
On a mission to the Philippines Nick Carter of the Project finds ancient gold coins in a terrorist stronghold. The terrorists have been using the gold to buy weapons. Where did the coins come from? The discovery sets the Project team on a collision course with a ruthless terrorist who dreams of an Islamic Caliphate in India and a dying spy from India's CIA seeking revenge for the murder of his wife and son. All the while, a secret global conspiracy is manipulating events from behind the scenes. The conspirators want to provoke war between Pakistan and India and launch a nuclear missile at China. 

Clues hint that the gold coins are part of a legendary treasure looted from India in the 18th century by a Persian King. Among the stolen artifacts is a mystical jewel known as the Eye of Shiva. One man is obsessed with finding it and fulfilling a prophecy predicting the destruction of India's enemies. 

Nick and his lover Selena struggle with their doubts about each other even as they risk their lives against murderous enemies. As the war drums grow louder and tensions rise on the sub-continent, Nick and Selena are caught in a race against time to stop a nuclear war that will devastate China, Pakistan and India. 

The Eye of Shiva is a fast moving story of love, revenge and intrigue, guaranteed to keep you turning pages.
This is a great addition to The Project series and continues the relationship aspect of Nick and Selena while adding in a lot of suspense and thrills for the team and the situations they find themselves having to resolve. One of the things I love about The Project series is that the hero's can, and do, get hurt, have personal conflicts, and you never know what may happen. A lot of books have the hero's win and save the day and there aren't many, if any, consequences but not the Project. Anything goes.. I had no clue how this story would play out since we've seen before that as soon as you think it's safe things go bad but the story line introduced us to new characters and a thrilling plot that leaves you wanting more. It also sets the stage very nicely for a continuation of confrontations with AEON.

This is more than just a simple story, it's a series that continues on and leaves you wanting more after you're done reading. Alex has done a great job of finishing the stories in a way that makes you want to move on to the next book right away and see what's next for The Project, as well as the individual characters. Definitely pick up The Eye of Shiva and get ready for a fast paced thriller that will not disappoint.


I received a complimentary copy of The Eye of Shiva in PDF format from Alex Lukeman for review. The opinions in this review are mine alone and from my own personal viewpoint.