Publish date: February 24th 2009
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
This was a little 'blah' for me. But I think I don't care for monster stories. I don't like twiddling my fingers and waiting for characters to be picked off by the monster. I also didn't like how predictable it was for who would die. It was like Child was mainly killing off the jerky characters. Whi...
It's remarkable how much the quality of individual work can vary from that of collaborative efforts, sometimes for the better, and sometimes for the worse. I have read solo efforts by both Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, and I think they are much better as a team. I found Terminal Freeze disappoi...
Lincoln Child is better known for the horror centered Pengergast series on which he collaborated with Douglas Preston. Terminal Freeze is one of Child's solo novels but is still dead center in the genre of modern techno-horror. It is a light read, aka supermarket bestseller, aka airplane novel, aka ...
I've read better Lincoln Child books. They were never as great as the ones he writes with Douglas Preston but not bad at all. This one wasn't bad either ... just not as good as the others. It started kinda slow and boring. But the ending was better.
This was an OK book. I did not find it particularly suspensful or frightening. I'm not sure why there were so many characters introduced in the book, since they really didn't seem to go anywhere or have much to do with the actual story. I'm glad that it was a library book that I can promptly retu...