!!> Reading ➶ Acid Sky ➮ Author Mark Anson – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk
This is a science fiction story in the hard, realistic style, no bombastic action or far out Aliens to be found here The story is very well written and intensively well research The author knows how to give many technical details that help the story feel real without losing my interest, and that s commendable The focus of the story is one I had never read before in a science fiction setting and one that works surprisingly well to create mystery and tension I read Bellow Mercury from the This is a science fiction story in the hard, realistic style, no bombastic action or far out Aliens to be found here The story is very well writ I debated giving this 2 stars for OK instead of one for poor , but I decided I really hadn t enjoyed reading it, and I have certainly read much better sci fi Perhaps you ll enjoy itif you have an interest in aircraft, but I found it very tedious There was very little characte This is the prequel to the author s book Below Mercury and provides an entertaining andimportantly, fascinating look at operation on Venus in the future Like his earlier book the author demonstrates a sound technical knowledge of the technology and procedures and this creates an authentic feel for the story From the opening lines you get a strong feel for what life must be like for the astronauts involved.Unfortunately the book doesn t quite match the high standard for the first story, This is the prequel to the author s book Below Mercury and provides an entertaining andimportantly, fascinating look at operation Hard sci fi adventure beginning with 2Lt Clare Foster, a newly commissioned pilot assigned to an airborne carrier circling the skies of Venus She soon encounters a conspiracy among some of the staff that results in violence, threats, sabotage, and Having enjoyed Below Mercury I looked forward to reading this one I wasn t disappointed Well written, full of description, tense situations and a straightforward and interesting plot This is what Science Fiction ought to be I hope to readby this author. I wasn t sure about this book when I started it as it was slow to start and almost a bit to technical I am glad that I kept reading it as I did enjoy the storyline following like around the craft at Venus It would ve been nice to learnabout the characters and haveof a storyline. The Exciting Prequel To BELOW MERCURY Venus Second Planet From The Sun In The Crushing Depths Of Its Atmosphere Lies A Hellish, Dimly Lit World Of Baked Rock And Furnace Like Temperatures, Forever Hidden Beneath Thick Clouds Of Sulphuric Acid.But High Above The Clouds, The Sky Is Blue And Clear, And A Fleet Of Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carriers Circle Endlessly On The High Altitude Winds, Providing A Welcome Staging Post For Crews On Long Space Voyages.For Clare Foster, A Newly Promoted Lieutenant In The US Astronautics Corps On Her First Tour Of Duty On Board The Carrier Langley, Flying On Venus Brings New Challenges To Be Mastered But The Endless Blue Skies Of Venus Soon Darken With An Approaching Menace, In Which The Terrifying Fury Of The Planet Will Be Unleashed With Spectacular Vistas Of Imagination, Original Line Drawings And A Richly Detailed Background, ACID SKY Forms An Exciting Prequel To BELOW MERCURY, And Forges New Standards Of Realism For The SF Thriller. Not as good as Below MercuryAuthor got better in his second book Character events not as believable Not bad SF but good to know in got enter in subsequent novel.