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Rogue Wave

Rogue Wave This book was previously published as The Palmyra Impact A minor seismic disturbance in a remote section of the Pacific causes barely a ripple of concern for Kai Tanaka acting director of the Pacific

  • Title: Rogue Wave
  • Author: Boyd Morrison
  • ISBN: 9781439189580
  • Page: 413
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book was previously published as The Palmyra Impact A minor seismic disturbance in a remote section of the Pacific causes barely a ripple of concern for Kai Tanaka, acting director of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu But when an airliner en route from L.A to Sydney vanishes in the same location, Kai is the first to realize that a mysterious explosionThis book was previously published as The Palmyra Impact A minor seismic disturbance in a remote section of the Pacific causes barely a ripple of concern for Kai Tanaka, acting director of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu But when an airliner en route from L.A to Sydney vanishes in the same location, Kai is the first to realize that a mysterious explosion has unleashed a series of massive waves destined to obliterate Hawaii In just one hour, Kai will lose all he has ever known including his wife and daughter unless he can save them from nature s most destructive force.

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    1. Dammit, dammit, dammit! I was just looking for a quick fun timepass read, I was NOT ready for so much heart-wrenching turmoil! Such a sad ending :( Suffice to say, one of the BEST disaster story I've enjoyed either in movie or book or any other medium, and truly this is one of the most depressingly realistic HUMANE disaster-suspense thriller. Will try to write a detailed review later after my mind (more or less) stop reeling from the devastating blowout of nonstop experiencing the (excuse my pun [...]

    2. Although I very much enjoyed this story and the anticipation that Hawaii was to be decimated in a matter of a few hours (and 400+ pages), it could have been written a little better.The author has the habit of explaining every object, every incident, every acronym, etc. in great detail. Yes, the details give the readers more context and certainly help them understand things that aren't common knowledge, but the length of the details cause a hindrance to the suspense and adrenaline rush of what wa [...]

    3. Während ich den Roman las, wurde ich nie das Gefühl los, ich würde mir eine Kombination aus "Flammendes Inferno" und "Erdbeben" ansehen. Die Atmosphäre glich in der Tat jener Katastrophenfilme aus den 70er Jahren. Und so darf der Leser natürlich auch keinerlei Tiefgang erwarten, was nicht weiterhin stört, wenn er einfach eine spannungsgeladene Handlung konsumieren möchte. Denn kurzweilig und mitreißend ist sie durchaus. Die Charaktere bleiben jedoch oberflächlich und austauschbar, manch [...]

    4. Rogue Wave is a fast-paced, adrenaline-fueling disaster novel that is based on the very real possibility of a mega tsunami caused by a meteor impact. It reads exactly like the plot of countless disaster movies, meaning, there isn’t an action scene in here that hadn’t already featured in some or other natural disaster movie. The story even has all the characters you’d expect from a decent disaster movie. There’s the husband and wife team – god complexes and all – that feels it their m [...]

    5. I'm a disaster junkie. By this, I mean that I cannot seem to resist disaster movies (to my husband's great chagrin) and novels as well. I think it may be due to the fact that I was born in '71 and remember watching too many made-for-tv disaster flicks to count. LOL Anyway, when I read the blurb on this one, I just had to give it a try. It was quite an interesting read, though I will admit that somewhere along the way, I got a bit distracted by the increasing unbelievability of the way the main c [...]

    6. Eigentlich wollte ich erst 4 Sterne geben, aber nur weil die Übersetzung zum Teil echt Mist ist, aber das haben das Buch und der Autor nicht verdient, daher werden es doch 5 Sterne. Auf das Sprachliche werde ich am Ende der Rezension noch einmal eingehen.Schon zu Schulzeiten fand ich das Thema Plattentektonik und damit verbundene Naturereignisse wie Erdbeben, Tsunamis und Vulkanausbrüche total interessant. Die Geschichte in Todesflut erinnert ein wenig an die Katastrophenfilme, die ich früher [...]

    7. I really enjoyed this book and it's not something that I would have chosen had I not read The Noah's Ark Quest. It's fast paced and very much like a disaster film so if you like that sort of film you'll like this book. The chapters are short so it's ideal if you don't have much time but I didn't find it easy to put down! Yes it's a bit over the top just like disaster movies tend to be but given that, the subject is something totally believeable, after the recent floods all over the world and the [...]

    8. As I began this book, I found a review here that mentioned that the book is all action, all the time. There was no 'rest' for the reader and the events kept happening, one after the other. Now, I can see why. While Morrison writes a good story, there is no end to the madness, which piles one issue onto another.The premise is good, especially after the Japanese tsunami this past Spring. The ideas are well researched and the plot is somewhat credible. I am so pleased to see that we are not off in [...]

    9. A thoroughly enjoyable, utterly gripping disaster novel - I wanted the world to stop while I read it. I've had my issues with Boyd Morrison's mystery thrillers but I have no problem with giving this the full five stars. It's difficult to imagine how a disaster novel could be any better than this. I'm not sure it will do much for Hawaii tourism, though. Better stick to the mountains

    10. This thriller starts out fast and speeds up. Kai Tanaka, loving father of thirteen-year-old Lani and equally loving husband of Rachel, finds he must risk his job with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to save his family. An event unprecedented in human history, but one which has actually been predicted for some time, could throw his world into chaos. Kai is acting director of the PTWC when strange events start occurring. Most of the staff is absent or unavailable. Kai and Reggie are alone in th [...]

    11. I started this book the morning of the Japan earthquake tsunami. I was a third through when the disaster struck and news started appearing. I was perplexed by this art imitating reality paradox. So unnerving were the circumstances, I set the book aside for almost a week before finishing it.A fast paced thriller, Rogue Wave tears off to a start with an asteroid's impact in the Pacific Ocean. The shock wave it triggers tests the tsunami warning system to its limits, and equally strains the nerves [...]

    12. This book got me from the very first chapter. I couldn't put it down because it was like reading a screenplay of a fast-paced disaster movie. It was easy to picture Kai, the protagonist trying to save his family against a mega-tsunami that threatens to wipe out Hawaii.My only complaint would be with Rachel, Kai's wife who is apparently too busy worrying about evacuating her hotel to care about the fact that her daughter is missing on Waikiki Beach just minutes before the first wave is about to h [...]

    13. It was cheesy, unrealistic and cliched and I loved every minute of it! This book is a disaster epic. For those of you of a certain age (and you know who you are), the best comparison I can give is that this is the "Towering Inferno" of novels. (By the way, how did they really get Paul Newman to star in that movie - I wonder who had pictures). The charater's narrative is a little unrealistic and the concept of using time countdowns as a plot device is a little old hat now (think 24 for novels), b [...]

    14. Lorsque la dernière Masse critique de Babelio proposait ce roman d’un auteur inconnu de moi mais aux promesses d’action et de suspens, je me suis dit que j’aimerais bien tenter, pour une fois, l’équivalent des téléfilms de catastrophe américains. Car ne nous y trompons pas, c’est bien de cela dont il s’agit. Action, suspens, danger imminent, personnages luttant pour leur survie, rythme effréné, etc.[Vous pouvez lire la suite sur mon blog, merci :)]

    15. A fast-paced novel that keeps you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. This reminds me of the old disaster movies like The Towering Inferno and Earthquake. You know some people may not make it because of the scope of the disaster, but you hope against hope that they all survive. As someone who has always lived near the coast of Florida, I have to say the idea of this wave is terrifying. The author did a great job of portraying the emotions of the characters as they faced huge obstacles [...]

    16. This book is probably one of the best books I've read so far! It captures The concern of a man in every aspect, how a father is protective for his daughter, a husband for his wife, a government official for the citizens of the country!Truly a masterpiece! I was not able to put it down once i started reading it! It gave me all the chills. Emotionally i felt connected th the characters of the book at each stage! Must read! Cheers!!

    17. So I did read the Ark before I read the Rogue Wave. I was so in love with how Boyd Morrison tells a story that I wanted to read all his books. Rogue Wave was not as great as The Ark, but still very compelling. When I was finished, maybe a week later, was when the news came about Japan and the Tidal wave there, It gave me chills and made me relive the book again. I am excited to start his new novel "The Vault." I'm first in line at the library.

    18. Definitely one of the best disaster novels I've read, and I love apocalyptic novels! As cliche as it sounds, I killed me to put this book down. I WAS up til all hours blazing my way through it! I'm definitely surprised the movie rights to this haven't been bought.

    19. This book was recommended to me by my uncle soon after I asked him for a good thriller book. Not long after, I spent several days gripping onto the story the book contained. Wave after wave of tsunamis, each larger than the last racing across the Pacific Ocean to the Hawaiian islands, bringing devastation and destruction within its path. After the waves had completely smashed the islands, the population was left in a catastrophic state. Simultaneously, they are racing against time to save what t [...]

    20. A fast-paced action thriller, Morrison checks all the right boxes in "Rogue Wave." While character development is almost non-existent, the plot and incredible pace will leave action/adventure readers begging for more. One man. One hour. One million people to save. Over the remote central Pacific, an airliner is rocked by a massive explosion and plummets into the ocean, leaving no survivors. Twelve hundred miles away in Hawaii, Kai Tanaka, the acting director of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center [...]

    21. Un roman très américain sur un tsunami dévastateur et les réactions humaines tantôt héroïques tantôt stupides ou lâches sur le mode Deep Impact mais à l'échelle hawaïenne tout en s'inspirant du terrible tsunami de 2004 Les informations scientifiques bien qu'intéressantes sont parfois longues et coupent l'énergie de l'action Quant aux principaux protagonistes, assez clichés, aucun n'a particulièrement attiré mon attentionmais comme le dit si justement dans son commentaire My Inne [...]

    22. An exciting blend of natural disaster and humanitarian crisis, this book by Bod Morrison does extremely well at capturing the scenes of a Tsunami, while at the same time gives a thrilling account of how one might be able to survive a Tsunami by taking shelter in strategic points between each Tsunami wave.Heartbreaking to the end, Rogue Wave also captures the various reactions of people towards an impending disaster from the heroic, to the the indifferent, to the downright selfish. All in all, a [...]

    23. A gripping, enjoyable, disaster-movie read. The author does an admirable job of creating tension and excitement from the very beginning, while holding back enough mystery without making it feel like a cheat. Yes, there are way too many coincidences that keep the main characters in the center of all of the action. But that's what readers want and it all feels plausible. Recommended. But not just before you plan a trip to Hawaii.

    24. Excellent, riveting, a real page turnerThis is the best of any book I have ever read. And believe me I have read my share and have my favorite authors. This story had me living every moment, and feeling like I was their right now. I can't say enough about it. Will recommend it to everyone that I can.

    25. I really enjoyed this book, it's a perfectly paced and well researched account of a disaster that has a largely good ending but some appropriately dealth with personal disasters along the way. I didn't think it'd be one I would like but I am a fan of the author's other work and glad I did read it.

    26. 4.5 stars This is one of the better books I've read these past few weeks. While it reads more like a movie, the plot is engaging and the characters extremely likeable, a mix of loving and annoying ones! I truly enjoyed this book, and would have liked a longer epilogue, to satisfy my need to know everything was well.

    27. Mr. Murphy Comes Out to Play"Anything that can go wrong" I truly had my heart pounding for the protagonists in this novel. The nail-biting tension didn't let up, and the science was realistic. Make sure you start this one early in the day.

    28. I loved this book so much. It has so many thrills and I could not put it down. I cried from the ending for so long though I still love this book though! :)

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