Second Contact (Colonization, Book One)
In the extraordinary Worldwar tetralogy, set against the backdrop of the World War II, Harry Turtledove, the "Hugo-winning master of alternate SF" (Publishers Weekly), wove an explosive saga of world powers locked in conflict against an enemy from the stars. Now he expands his magnificent epic into the volatile 1960s, when the space race is in its infancy and humanity must face its greatest challenge: alien colonization of planet Earth.
Yet even in the shadow of this inexorable foe, the United States, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany are unable to relinquish their hostilities and unite against a massive new wave of extraterrestrials. For all the countries of the world, this is the greatest threat of all. This time, the terrible price of defeat will be the conquest of our world, and perhaps the extinction of the human race itself.
From the Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RandyStafford - LibraryThing
My reactions to reading this book in 1999. Spoilers follow. This series takes place about 20 years after the end of the Worldwar series. Like that series, a major theme is racial tensions and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SonicQuack - LibraryThing
Second Contact resumes the conflict between lizards and humans some 18 years after the first clash of races (the Worldwar series). The same characters are followed, with some new ones, as the lizards ... Read full review