Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Book Review - Extraction Point

About the BookExtraction Point! literally leaps into action from the onset with the disappearance of a mysterious man in New York City when he jumps from a ten-story building and vanishes into thin air. The DHS team soon discovers this man may have something to do with the disappearances of researchers, gold, nuclear fuel, and other valuable commodities worldwide. What is the connection and why? The leader of a DHS field team, Ray Brady, and his team are tasked to discover what the oddities and similarities are before its too late.


Extraction Point!
Travis S. Taylor and Stephanie Osborn

List $18.95
Science Fiction 270 pages paperback
ISBN: 978-1-60619-005-0

Publication Date: May 15, 2011
Publisher: Twilight Times Books  

For more information please visit www.TwilightTimesBooks.com

About the authors:

Travis S. Taylor and Stephanie Osborn appeared on the panel "Space For Today" during the International Space Development Conference 2011, May 19th, 2011 Huntsville AL. http://isdc.nss.org/2011/

Travis S. "Doc" Taylor earned his soubriquet the hard way: a Doctorate in Optical Science and Engineering; three Master’s degrees: Physics, Aerospace Engineering, and Astronomy, from the Universities of Alabama and Western Sydney; a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University. Dr. Taylor has worked on DoD and NASA programs for 16+ years. He currently works on advanced propulsion and launch concepts, very large space telescopes, and space-based energy systems. Author website: http://www.doctravis.com.

Stephanie Osborn is a former payload flight controller, a veteran of over twenty years of working in the civilian space program, as well as various military space defense programs. She has worked on numerous Space Shuttle flights and the International Space Station, and counts the training of astronauts on her resumé. Stephanie also has graduate and undergraduate degrees in astronomy, physics, chemistry, and mathematics, with undergraduate minors and/or certifications in geology, anatomy and physiology, and theology. Author website: http://www.sff.net/people/steph-osborn.

My Take on the BookI am a science fiction fan and this book definitely delivers for any such fan. The authors do a great job at preparing the reader to enter a world unlike their own. With a well developed storyline and characters that you will not soon forget. A fun, exciting adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat from the beginning to the end...what a ride!

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