James Jaques

Biography

Retired Electrical/Communications Engineer.
Submarine Special Weapons Engineer.

Books

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Smashwords book reviews by James Jaques

  • The Cyber Chronicles - Book I: Queen of Arlin on May 21, 2011

    As designed by the author, I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. The books could benefit by a better proof reading. However the little mistakes did not interfere with my enjoyment in the least bit. Great work T C!
  • The Cyber Chronicles IV - Cyborg on May 21, 2011

    As designed by the author, I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. Great work T C!
  • The Cyber Chronicles VI - Warrior Breed on May 21, 2011

    I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. Great work T C!
  • The Cyber Chronicles VI - Warrior Breed on May 21, 2011

    I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. Great work T C!
  • The Cyber Chronicles V - Overlord on May 21, 2011

    I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. Great work T C!
  • The Cyber Chronicles VII - Sabre on May 21, 2011

    I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. Great work T C!
  • The Cyber Chronicles VIII - Scorpion Lord on May 21, 2011

    I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. Darn but y ou are a great writer!! Great work T C.
  • The Cyber Chronicles IX - Precipice on May 21, 2011

    I was captured by this first book and eventually purchased and read all the other eight. The story line is continuous and exciting. I know that you will not just leave us here without more ... so hurry up please. Great work T C!
  • The Devolution Chronicles: Rise of the Chimera on July 02, 2011

    Too much gratuous profanity and too many clicbes.
  • Combined Edition: The Awakened Books One Through Three on July 03, 2011

    Very good book. Well written.
  • Incoming on Aug. 01, 2011

    Excellent book with suspense and action. It kept me engaged all the way through and wanting more.
  • Last Car For This Time on Aug. 01, 2011

    An interesting shorter story that could easily be the beginning of a longer novel. Very well written.
  • Paths of Destruction: The Awakened Book Two on Aug. 01, 2011

    Ahhh, this is an outstanding book. Book one prompted the purchase of this and book three. Well written and paced. Jason is an excellent plot planner and writer. These three books are some of my very favorites!
  • Hands to Make War: The Awakened Book Three on Aug. 01, 2011

    An outstanding book as were the first two thate prompted the purchase of this one. Well written and paced. Jason is an excellent plot planner and writer. These three books are some of my very favorites!
  • A Ring Realms Novel: Realtity's Plaything Saga Book 5: Infinity Annihilator on Aug. 01, 2011

    A great story that leaves me wanting more. I have downloaded two of the follow-ons and plan to start one of them this evening.
  • Slumgullion Sector on Aug. 01, 2011

    A short story that sort of reminds me of "Guy Noir, Private Eye" from "A Prairie Home Companion."
  • New Zoo on Aug. 23, 2011

    Interesting plot with too much time spent on improable genetics.
  • Long Days in Paradise - The First Book of the Shards of Heaven on Sep. 01, 2011

    Excellent book and an enjoyable read. The plot is packed full of action and intrigue. I must read book two! Well done Amos.
  • Foothold on Sep. 04, 2011

    An excellent book well written. Full of action with an interesting plot. It leaves me hoping that there will be a sequel. great work!
  • Gateway: Left Behind on Sep. 06, 2011

    Left Behind is exciting and full pf action. The plot is well thought out and cohesive. The characters and their actions flow well and are believable. I recommend this book and yhis author to all devotees of SF be they pure fantasy SF or spacers. Our author has taken some time to research his subject and it shows.
  • Megan - Evaluation on Sep. 10, 2011

    This is an action packed book with a well thought out an interesting plot. I recommend it wholeheartedly. Megan Evaluation could do with a close proofread. Spell check is not as important as reading for content and correct usage (not something an engineer like me should know). Having said that, this is still a great read that will make difficult for you to put down!
  • Resurrection (Book 1: The Chronicles of Chaos) on Sep. 11, 2011

    This book has promise - which has been sullied in the first 30 pages with poor English usage. For instance one "toes a line" but does not tow the line. One also wastes time rather than waists time. It needs a good proof read. I think that I will look elsewhere for now. Proof reading and correction can make it truly enjoyable. The plot seems good.
  • Sunborn on Oct. 07, 2011

    Wow! What an exciting read ... so much better than the first book. This was written and proofed by really good professionals. I am looking forward to the next one!
  • Heart of the Black Sun on Oct. 11, 2011

    Exce,llent book with a fascinating plot. Action packed and absorbing, one has trouble putting it down!
  • Hunter's Edge (After the Fall #12) on Oct. 19, 2011

    This is an excellent book with a well thought out and cohesive plot. It is fast paced and difficult to put aside to tend to the days business. I highly recommend it to serious readers of outer space novels.
  • A Strong and Sudden Thaw on Nov. 06, 2011

    Except for the fact that this book is heavily gay in content (I am not gay), this book has a well executed plot. The author is extremely good at making word pictures of primitive rural life. If you do not mind reading about the gay life, I recommend it as a good read.
  • Worlds of the Timestream Book 3: The Exile on Nov. 26, 2011

    This is an excellent book and a fascinating read. The plot is well formed and contiguous. The plot has lots of action and heraldic intrigue. If you have not read the first books, this book still makes a great stand-alone read. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in fantasy fiction! This author should be followed for other works as well.
  • Traitor, Book 1 of The Turner Chronicles on Dec. 16, 2011

    This is a very well written book with an exciting plot and lots of intrigue and action! You won't want to put this one down. I highly recommend it for lovers of fantasy science fiction.
  • Broken Wings (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 2) on Dec. 29, 2011

    A great book for young adults and old (me). I thoroughally enjoyed it!
  • Crystal Tomb (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 3) on Dec. 29, 2011

    Following on the heels of the first, this is an absorbing read with a well thought out plot, lots of action and lots of intrigue. She makes me want more and more of the same genre.
  • SG1-1 Trial by Fire on Jan. 29, 2012

    A slow read with many Cliche's. Generally the plot is good but the action is slow.
  • SGU-1 Air on Feb. 06, 2012

    Excellent book that is true to the Stargate tradition! Lots of action and suspense with a fast moving plot. Highly recommended to Stargate fans!
  • SG1-02 Sacrifice Moon on Feb. 06, 2012

    Excellent book with fast moving action and suspense! Highly recommended to Stargate and all SCIFI fans! You will not want to put this one down.
  • SG1-09 Roswell on March 04, 2012

    Excelent and exciting. Recommended for anyone interested in faster than light and time travel. For the author, the earth rotates on its axis, not its access.
  • SG1-03 A Matter of Honor on March 04, 2012

    Excelent five star edxciting book, lots of fast paced action that will keep you enthrslled.
  • SG1-05 The Cost of Honor on March 05, 2012

    Very well written and exciting with fast moving action. Suspense is there too and you will wonder what effects the event horizon has to do with getting Major Henry Boyd home. This is a highly recommended book.
  • E.D.F chronicles - The Krenaran massacre. on June 06, 2012

    Story line and plot are good and there are many action scenes. There are, however, a few too many leaps in the action when the reader is left wondering how we got from a dire predicament to the next secton which is obviosly disconnected from the previous part. There are also a few lapses in grammar. The most widespread is the use of "your" fore the contraction you're meaning you are ... The author shows promise however.
  • E.D.F Chronicles - E.D.F resurgent on June 08, 2012

    Better than the first book, the action is more gripping. The plot continues with characters and drama from the virfst book. The author could ues a good proof reader who is well versed in English grammar. There are some mistakes that break the train of actiion while the reader says "did I really see that?"
  • Venus in Sole Visa on July 22, 2012

    Technically accurate and a good addition to knowledge of the recent transit. I did not find the document littered with typos but indeed in need of a proof read. tance, something is missing in this sentence: "Kepler was in Wurtemberg Germany in 1571 to an innkeeper’s daughter and a soldier of fortune he never knew."
  • The Lightning Finish on Sep. 11, 2012

    Excellent continuation book! A great read with action and suspense. There are probably too many flash forward/backs to make it an easy read, however. One will have to be used to the Aussie dialect and spellings or the reader may stumble over what are considered misspellings and misuses. Overall, a good book which I highly recommend!
  • The Servant of the Black Horde on Sep. 11, 2012

    As with the previous two books, this is an outstanding continuation with action, intrigue and suspense. I highly recommend it to all SCIFI readers!
  • Machines of Eden on Sep. 25, 2012

    Outstanding fast paced novel. Will weissers review says it all. Ihighly recommend this book to all futuristic scifi fans. You will not be dissappointed! I did not mind the explanitory inserts as they provided another view that added to the interest and understanding.
  • SODIUM:6 Defiance on Jan. 16, 2014

    Excellent wind up of the series.
  • Deep Space Intelligence : Complete Series on Feb. 17, 2014

    Action packed series. Each book is well connected to the next. Physics (for a space opera) are up to date with what we know today. The female characters have unberievable names however such as Mable Syrup (give me a break) but why not?! The series has a distinct female superiority slant but ,again, why not!? In space opera anything can be. I do recommend this series as it makes for vood reading of a book-a-day. I will purchase his next series as well.