EBOOK/PDF [Midnight Empire] author Andrew Croome
Maybe it was just my mood but I couldn t et into this book and I Wyoming Strong (Wyoming Men, gave up after four chapters I couldn t work out the plot line What is this book about There seemed to be nothing driving the story Was it Las Vegas Was it technology Was it Daniel s personal problems None seemed particularly engaging It just felt like the book was still in first draft form and in need of some work on the plot Daniel Carter is a young programmer employed by a hight tech company located in Canberra Australia I used to live in Canberra and work in IT so I thought this book might be interesting Certainly local reviews were positive Daniel s employer has software that is vital to the US Government s drone program in Afghanistan Danieloes across to the US a secret base near Las Vegas to support his employer s softwareThe action is uite slow and not that interesting and perhaps because of this Daniel Arabian Nights gets involved inambling in the nearby casinos From here its all down hillThe plot and may appeal to those with an interest in tech IT and military Enchanting Baby (The Birth Place gadgets but theambling sub plot just seemed unbelievable for somebody like Daniel CarterI wanted to like this book but found it unsatisf. Las Vegas Nevada Young Australian computer programmer Daniel Carter has arrived at the heart of the American war machine – the drone program at Creech Air Force Base Indian SpringsNaive untested but keen to make a difference he is plunged headlong into America's surreal battle against its enemies in the Middle East – a battle fought.
EBOOK/PDF Midnight Empire author Andrew Croome
Ed novel after Document Z which I also enjoyed He s developing well in the politicothriller Wild Nights with Her Wicked Boss genre The book takes an interesting imaginative leap into the new world war machine where killing is done remotely away from the theatre of war in this case in a military bunker in Las Vegas from where drones are directed into Afghanistan The novel explores the personal psychological and relationship conseuesces of this weird remoteness while it plots a thrilling story of revenge and fear in theambling dens of LA and elsewhere This is a Midsummer Night (Lady Julia Grey, gripping thriller from a young Australian writer Daniel Carter a software engineer moves to the US to start writing encryption software for the US drone program There s a strong and effective linking of an ever present sense of personal menace with thelobal conseuences of the work he is involved in I particularly liked the bleakly ironic endingThe passages about playing poker in Europe are a little tedious though This book was ripping and scarily plausible Clever well written and a little bit spooky An original perspective on the effect of drones and how it changes the notion of warfare and it s all wrapped up in a fiction thrille. Evastating turnA novel of a new kind of war of love and connection in the modern age Midnight Empire is a powerful thriller that takes us to the troubling epicentre of a foreshortening world It is a taut and at times terrifying vision of a world without frontiers a novel about dangerous new realities and how they threaten to transform us.
ActoryRegardsPeter Midnight empire has been the best fiction book I have read It is a ood book I think that you will like it to It is about a young Aussie named Daniel carter he has made his way to los angles He meets a really Wild at Heart (Sons of Chance, good poker player that he falls in love than hisirl friend savannah I like this book because it has been the best fiction book I have read because at some parts you can make a Lucy Carmichael good picture in your head This is an amazing book you have a try He has also wrote the book do document z An intricate and disturbing spy thriller in which its main characters exist in a technological void that evetually collides with reality Well worth reading Putting this on the backburner for now Spy fiction is not what I m in the mood for just now I downloaded this because of a interesting serendipitous blog postingsearch and always like to take a chance with Aussie authors I was intrigued by the couple of comparisons with Don Dellilo who s books have always entangled meood and bad I did et a slight sense of a Dellilo tone but with none of the weighty ambiguousness that I always et from DD writingsThe story is postmode This is Croome s second publish. At a distance of 7000 miles from a city where nothing is realAs eographic and political boundaries blur Daniel enters into an unlikely romance with a professional poker player Ania But when the hunt for an Al aeda master mind ramps up in the skies over Peshawar and American pilots begin to die in the suburbs of Las Vegas events take a