Publish date: November 1st 2011
Publisher: Ace Hardcover
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Alex Benedict (#6)
This book in the Alex Benedict series marked a bit of a turning point for the series in some ways. I've noted in previous reviews that the characters in the series seemed quite static, not changing or growing a great deal over the course of the books. There were some themes that travel cross-book,...
After the disappointing Echo, I'm happy to say that McDevitt is back on track with Firebird. It's not the best of the series, but it's a lot better than Echo. This book was enjoyably put together, and the mystery, while not quite as deep as anticipated, was still fulfilling. McDevitt, as usual, keep...
Solid hard SF with interesting elements, strong characterization and good mystery elements. Thoroughly enjoyable with no matter that I had not read previous Alex Benedict books. Engrossing. Highly recommended.