The Apocalypse Troll

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Baen, Jan 1, 2000 - Fiction - 416 pages
USN VS UFOS

There he was in his sailboat in the middle of the Atlantic, all alone and loving it. Well, there was a US Navy carrier group on his southern horizon, but he was a Navy guy himself, so he didn't mind. Then came the UFOs, hurtling in from the Outer Black to overfly the carriers at Mach 17. Their impossible aerobatics were bad enough -- but then they started shooting at each other. And at the Navy. With nukes. Little ones at first, but winding up with a 500 megatonner at 90 miles that fried every piece of electronics within line-of-sight.

Richard Ashton thought he was just a ringside observer to these now over-the-horizon events. Until the crippled alien lifeboat came drifting down and homed in on his sailboat; suddenly he has his hands full of an unconscious, critically wounded and impossibly human alien warrior who also happens to be a a gorgeous female.

That's when things got interesting.

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User Review  - Karlstar - LibraryThing

A great, quick, humans vs. aliens scifi novel, with the added bonus that it is not part of a series! Think of Battlestar Galactica type ships (the original, not the reboot!) fighting against human ... Read full review

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Please note: I wrote this review after reading the book in March of 2006. Just copying it over! While waiting my turn at the Honor Harrington series, I picked up this book in order to get a taste of ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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David Weber was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 24, 1952. He received an undergraduate degree from Warren Wilson College and attended graduate school at Appalachian State University. He ran Weber Associates, a small advertising and public relations agency, for several years. He currently writes science fiction and fantasy full-time. His first novel, Insurrection, in collaboration with Steve White, was published in 1990. He has authored or co-authored over 40 books including The Honor of the Queen, In Enemy Hands, The Service of the Sword, Storm from the Shadows, the Honor Harrington series, the Safehold series, and the Star Kingdom series. Weber's first book in the Manticore Ascendant Series, co-authored with Timothy Zahn, made the New York Times bestseller list in October 2014. At the Sign of Triumph, book 9 in the Safehold series, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2016. Book 10, Through Fiery Trials, was published in January 2019.

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