Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Fans of Hollywood-style blood-and- guts sci-fi as Gust Front, Second Edition (Legacy of the Aldenata Book 2) by [ Ringo. Audible Sample . Now with all new content by John Ringo! The aliens had. Gust Front has ratings and reviews. Mr. Matt said: After an interlude of several years, the crisis is finally here, on Earth. The Polseen are i. Fans of Hollywood-style blood-and-guts sci-fi as exemplified in the film Independence Day will enjoy this sequel to A Hymn Before Battle (). Ringo’s army.

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Feb 19, Glen Robinson rated it really liked it. A clandestine group of humans, Indowy, and Himmit, called Bane Sidhe, whose mission is to subvert Darhel control of the Galactic Federation, send a group of specially trained monks to protect “Papa” and Cally O’Neal from a would-be assassin.

The focus of the book is the invasion that occurs in Virginia. You genuinely care what happens to them. They are so bad you have to treat them like porn and wrap them in brown shelf-paper to guat them fronnt public thank you e-books and my iPad for the nice camouflage.

So some of the other guet enlisted military forces to fight off planet book 1. Unfortunately there is a lot of jumping around to other perspectives during combat.

That being the case, I thought he did a good [decent] job with the characters he described. Like Stars in Heaven.

Of course, this revelation is soon lost, when Kenallai promises to swear off war and seek a better, more peaceful way of living after fighting one last battle to avenge his son.

There is significant time spent getting to know a fairly large group of characters mostly soldiers as they carry out their little piece of the puzzle. Well, I do like combat scenes, for one. Difficult alien words are used quite a bit, but Ringo placed a glossary at the end that comes in handy quite a bit. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.


Kris Longknife’s Bad Day. Get a VC lecture from grandpa. Don’t know if I’ll finish it at this moment. The Pirates of Pacta Servanda. Select the format you would like to download: At the end of the book I knew the layout of Washington inside out and almost felt ‘Merican. Meanwhile, select divisions rinyo battle-armored soldiers have begun engaging the Posleen in hopes of giving Earth more time to prepare for the inevitable invasion.

The other races are pacifistic in the extreme. So they sell us the technology to fight the Posleen—half horses, half alligators—in exchange for going to their planets and fighting the invaders. University of Wisconsin University Bookstore. Ringo doesn’t come close to delivering the caliber of writing iohn one reads just for the enjoyment of the quality. Similar to HBB, Gust Front fronf out by setting up the scenario, with very little action in the first pages or so, and ends with non-stop and intense action sequences that take up the last or so pages.

From Library Journal As part of the Galactic Federation, human armies help battle the aggressive aliens known as the Rinog, meeting them in a catastrophic war on the planet Barwhon V.

The nations of Earth have, for the most part, put away their nationalistic pissing contests and childish flag waving in favor of staying alive and are cooperating in a global mobilization and military preparedness campaign. Subplots involving the other alien races and secret societies are hinted at but not developed rringo here. Crocodile-centaur macho American patriotic military sci-fi with lots of rah-rah and chest thumping.


Earth is on the path of the Posleen destruction armies of evil. Gust Front kicks off with plenty of male adoloscent fixations with a generous amount of thrilling descriptions of tobacco use and crushing handshakes.

Gust Front

The Road to Damascus. The author also dives a little bit more into the thinking of the Posleen which opens up some interesting avenues for the following books. But we don’t get it here. Remember me not recommended for public devices. Most Americans fought NVA starting in 67, especially in hill n border fights. You will not be disappointed!

Gust Front (Posleen War, book 2) by John Ringo

Alas, for him and the Posleen racehe died and any hopes of change momentarily die with him. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

Thanks to alien technology and sheer guts, the Terrans on two worlds fought the Posleen to a standstill. The Posleen cannot help themselves; they almost have no choice. The landings occur in central Africa, western Asia, southeastern Asia, and the eastern United States. Basically this book is, on the surface, a standard bit of fare: Froht choice was simple: He needed to quit trying to be a well rounded author and stick to what ringi does well: I was put off by the cover for quite a while but Alien invasion stories have been done before, but to my knowledge never quite with this much desperation, lack of hope, or heroism on the part of the defenders.