This novel feels like the least in-your-face violent of all the Acts of Caine novels.
And each new one has advanced and changed over the prior, taken more risks, become more complex in terms of structure, story, ideas.
Matt Stover does an amazing job blending hard action with real character development and depth.
I think this book must be written for people much smarter than I. I found it to be very difficult to follow. The worst book in the series, I'm sorry to say. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Betsy Hughes
Just as amazing as the rest of the series. I have read it multiple times!Published 2 months ago by Shae Rowell
Not a one of these books had disappointed. The action, plot, and characters are memorable and enjoyable time and time again.Published 2 months ago by Adam Drew Davis
Stover essentially has one real Caine (the one stuck in the Buke), one outside-of-time Caine (the one dealing with Duncan) and several alterna-Caines going. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Matthew Wolf
From the foreword of this book I knew I would love it!! This book could be hard to follow if you don't pay attention!! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Richard Fisher
I still have no idea what's going on. But somehow I still loved it. I guess part of the point is that when gods start messing with the nature of reality, things get too messy to... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Cbuck
It was a bit heavy on the metaphysical, and I love that. Chronology was confusing, but it was necessary to feel that confusion to fully empathize with Caine. Great read.Published 8 months ago by CJ Knapp
One should never underestimate Matthew Stover's ability to bring it all home. What started with the nervous question "What's the Smoke Hunt? Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mikel Andrews
I read a lot. I try to read great books. This one is the best I have ever read, topping off the best series I have ever read. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer