Pollyanna meets Starship Troopers in this fast, screenplay-like novel about a 30-something Marine private called out of retirement to join the war against the crabs. But shattered morale is the least of her company’s problems, and their survival may hinge on an unlikely friendship forged between an alien weapons designer and a mother-turned-warrior….
Told in a hard-hitting, page-turning screenplay style.
Genre (setting): military science fiction (Spots)
Tags: space marines, fight scenes, explosions, aliens, first contact, action
Rating: R for violence, implied language