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[at-l] S-F book set in the southern AT area.

It is a trilogy (so far).  A lot of the action happens in Florida, Georgia
and along the Appalachins up to Virginia and then shifts to D.C.  Don't know
about the Devil Dances since I have not read it yet.  The author writes Spec
Op SF and his a good sense of humor (see bio at his website).  He's
gathering quite a fandom.

"...practically impossible not to read in one sitting." - Booklist (the
magazine for libraries and booksellers and people who want good reviews of

Also, it was 30th on the New York Times bestseller list for hardcover
Fiction for April 2002.

For a good look-see at the series and another "march" series (non-AT listed)
go to the author's website

William, The Turtle.

-----Original Message-----
From: J Bryan Kramer [mailto:jbryankramer@msn.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 7:47 PM
To: at-l@mailman.backcountry.net
Subject: [at-l] S-F book set in the southern AT area.

Any of you s-f fans may want to watch out for John Ringo's _When the Devil
Dances_. Its a space opera set right in N. Ga and the AT area. I can't say
it is a very good space opera but it is readable, maybe a 4 on a scale of
10. But if you would like to read about battles fought thru Franklin NC and
across the Newfoundland Gap you might like it. It is full of local color.
Try to find it at the library though rather than buying it.