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Control Point - Myke Cole
Control Point
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2.60 25
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780755393978 (075539397X)
Publisher: Headline
Pages no: 402
Edition language: English
Series: Shadow Ops (#1)
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.5 military meets fantasy
Oscar Britton is an army officer in a special group who hunt up the newly awakened magic users who are cropping up all over the place. No-one knows why but they're a danger to everyone around them so they're rounded up for their own safety. Now Oscar himself is showing signs of magic breaking out ...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
4.0 A Soldier and a Sorcerer
What if people suddenly manifested magical powers and those powers were either deemed illegal or only could be used under the jurisdiction of the government and military? What if you're in the military and all of a sudden, you manifest powers that are considered forbidden? That's Oscar Britton's jou...
bookaneer rated it
4.5 Ours not to reason why...
A few weeks ago, I stumbled onto Myke Cole's blog post on the portrayal of violence in fantasy. Cole's writing had the solidity that comes from personal experience, and that's something I've rarely encountered on the subject. Cole talked about his own experiences during his three tours in Iraq and...
MizNikki rated it
1.0 Shadow Ops: Control Point
The main character, Britton, kept making mistake after mistake. Eventually those decisions turned into idiocy. He was very unlikable, all the way up to the end of the book. The author pushes you to believe in the lies that are told by the government Britton worked for and then turns around and uses...
A Total Inability To Connect
A Total Inability To Connect rated it
Despite all the hype, reviews and conversations I've heard about this book, it still caught me by surprise. With Myke's pedigree in the military and some of the descriptions, I expected a military book with some magic sprinkled in. What I got was a magic themed book with military as the secondary pa...
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