Monster Hunter Alpha

Excellent read -- I am about halfway through it and it is a hoot. This is the third of a series from Larry Correia. When a new writer shows up, generally the first book is good -- good enough to attract the attention of the publisher and also, it was what had been stewing in the author's brainpan for a few years/decades. If there is a second, it can sometimes be as good as the first, sometimes not but will generally be entertaining. It is the third book that shows if this new writer has traction. Larry has traction. Monster Hunter Alpha is better than Monster Hunter Vendetta (#2) and is on the par with Monster Hunter International (#1). Add to this that he has a second series out starting with The Grimnoir Chronicles: Hard Magic and he is someone to watch for. Again, the Monster Hunter books are strongly chronological so you do want to start with Monster Hunter International to get the entire backstory and character development.

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