If so, he needs to try again, and a little harder.
The Characters seem to get into some sticky situations, but then sort of just get out of trouble, setting a pattern of non-events for the whole book.
Hmmmm, I normally like Turtledove and alternate history type books, but this one was kind of a letdown.
It's a completely enjoyable story with well-thought-out plausabilities. Good for teens and readers not quite ready for hard science fiction. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Frotz
I had never read any of Harry Turtledove's previous novels, so I had no expectations at the start of Gunpowder Empire. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Carl Alves
Gunpowder Empire is one of those books you can read very quickly. There are some intriguing ideas, but nothing complicated. Read morePublished on October 16, 2012 by Roberdeax Wheat
Hmmmm, I normally like Turtledove and alternate history type books, but this one was kind of a letdown. Let me preface by saying I did not know this was for young adults. Read morePublished on October 18, 2011 by April Wiley
This is the first Turtlredove book that I had read. So juvenile and chidish, as in Hardy Boys or Nancy Drew, but no-where as interesting and entertaining. Read morePublished on September 9, 2009 by Robert A. Post
This is my first Harry Turtledove book that I have read and I am glad I did. It is a very interesting and exciting topic that he has written on. Read morePublished on January 3, 2009 by K. Kainula
I enjoyed this book (and Harry's other Crosstime Traffic novels). Remember those old Winston SciFi books back in the 1950's? Same genre here. Read morePublished on December 7, 2008 by D. Mann