The Dark River
A fearless heroine.... A tale of brother against brother.... A battle for hope and freedom.Two brothers born into a race of Travelers—prophets able to journey to different realms of consciousness—have just discovered that their long lost father may still be alive. Gabriel, who could be humanity’s... show more
A fearless heroine.... A tale of brother against brother.... A battle for hope and freedom.Two brothers born into a race of Travelers—prophets able to journey to different realms of consciousness—have just discovered that their long lost father may still be alive. Gabriel, who could be humanity’s savior, and his guardian, Maya, want to protect him. Michael wants to destroy him and with it humanity’s hope for freedom. As they race across the globe, their frantic search puts them on a collision course, and the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
Publish date: June 29th 2010
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Fourth Realm (#2)
The Dark River (Fourth Realm #2) by John Twelve Hawks My first encounter with Twelve Hawks was through Spark, which I found pretty darned awesome, enough so that I decided to try another of his works. My library doesn't have the first in the Fourth Realm trilogy, so I decided to try my luck with the...
The Dark River opens following Maya and Gabriel’s narrow escape from his brother, Michael, and the group of powerful men who have been pursuing them. The landscape has shifted: Michael has become part of the group that wants to capture Gabriel, and thanks to advanced surveillance technology there ar...
Readable, no really, that's probably as good as this review is going to get. It's an interesting concept with such a lot of potential and it's mostly blown by the listing of places that the characters go. Places that really show no definitive personality of their own and instead end up feeling lik...
While a solid read, Hawks once again ignores how evil works [or doesn't:]. Human beings simply cannot carry on such a task as the Tabula has taken on without forming factions, rotting and dying out. While I am enjoying this trilogy quite a bit, that complete refusal to see human nature is really i...
Ugh, an interesting premise falls flat on it's face.Lots of descriptions of black leather, weapons & automobiles, but stiff wooden characters, the author has a painfully obvious agenda.Spiritualism = good Materialism = badTechnology is evil because it's being used by the soulless evil Illuminati, I ...
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