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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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A Call to Vengeance. Other military personnel, including military leaders, combat engineers, and local space defense forces, are also in the midst of preparations for the imminent invasion.

University ringk Wisconsin University Bookstore. Earth is on the path of the Posleen destruction armies of evil. John Ringo comes from a military background, himself serving in the Airborne, and this particular volume paying homage to his father, who served in Europe in World War II as an Engineer. They have been at peace for so long that war is anathema to them.

The author is good IMO and I believe is popular and well read by many.

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

Alien invasion stories have been done before, but to my nohn never quite with this much desperation, lack of hope, or heroism on the part of the defenders. The aliens had arrived With gifts, warnings, and an offer we couldn’t refuse When the Posleen begin an invasion of Earth, however, the humans ignore the fact that the invaders outnumber them and wage an unorthodox and surprising form of warfare.


Characters are developed and the stage is set for a whopping showdown. And his scene involving an Gront National Guard officer contemplating the coming battle, can be misconstrued as a wee bit insulting, but only if English were not your native, or first language. As Kenallai watches his son die in front of him, he suddenly experiences emotions that he had never felt before and realized these were the same exact emotions that the inhabitants of Earth experienced on a daily basis.

His attention and eye for detail allows him to formulate different scenarios that provide enough variety in the telling of the invasion and the fight back, that it’s a damned near frnot, sprint to the end with absolutely no holds barred. He might be able to pity them, in some dim recess of his emotional being, but he can no longer hate them. The Pirates of Pacta Servanda. While it is a series about an invasion involving five sequential waves of alien invaders, it is about how a specific family handles the invasion in the midst of a national tragedy [technically, global, but it does focus almost exclusively on the state of Virginia and some surrounding areas].

Because the Posleen don’t read schedules. And they’re not coming for picnic with tea.

Gust Front by John Ringo – Baen Books

mohn We could send our forces to fight and die as only humans can against a ravening horde that was literally feeding on its interstellar conquests — or remain as we were — virtually weaponless and third in line for brunch. In fact, as mentioned later at the end of the book, it’s a hell of a compliment. That is probably going to nag at me as being a major weak point in the series, that the Terrans did nohn bring any back to Earth to use as a part of the Terran defenses of the planet, late alone the solar system.


Earth has had some time to prepare for the Posleen invasion, but it may not be enough to stop the onslaught. Articles lacking sources from August All articles lacking sources Pages to import images to Wikidata. Sign up for a new account.

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And there are some pretty poignant scenes as well. Will the line hold for the defenders to marshal their forces? Published April 2nd by Baen first published You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.

The Privilege of Peace. And he continued on getting worse in this one to the point I had to stop reading. In all I think Ringl might have made a good decision not to ditch this series after the first book. Read this book on one night in It’s a very, very one-note symphony. However, he can both be professional in killing them and be able to enjoy the carnage inflicted on the alien invaders on some level.