Member Blogs > Journey of a BooksellerH.A.L.F.: ORIGINS (H.A.L.F. #3) by Natalie Wright

  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:00:00    Permalink
    What would you do if aliens came to earth and spread a virus across the land?  The politicians decide to lie and call it a terrorist attack.  Not that that's better but at least it won't cause world panic.  However, it's time for the world to panic.  Life as we know may be over if someone doesn't stop them...

    The author shared a copy of this book with me for review (thank you).  It is being published today.  If you haven't read the others in this series, you should.  It will explain some references in the story.

    Everyone is still on the run.  Tex and Erika are together in one location and Jack and Anna in another.  Tex and Erika don't get along as well as they could because they both like to give orders, not take them.  After some ugly experiences in escaping, they head for Erika's aunt's home.  She's a park ranger that lives in New Mexico and maybe they can hide there.  When they get there, Tex gets very ill.  Her aunt takes him to an Indian shaman and the tribe works on helping him heal.  It's frustrating to wait and see if he survives.  He does but her aunt has brought in the sheriff and some feds because she thinks Tex is dangerous.  How dangerous, she doesn't know.  They negotiate for some time.  Tex is on a mission to save the world.

    In the meantime, Jack is trying to take down the "Makers".  They are using genetic breeding to bring better citizens into their world. They have a built a city below ground and intend to hide there from the aliens.  

    Between the fights on earth, two groups of aliens coming to earth, and only one hope for a savior, it's still a fight to the end over the fate of earth.  The ending ties things together but it made me a bit sad.  Earth will survive but there a lot of pieces to pick up after this alien war.

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