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Author: Stephen Coonts
ISBN: 0752864386
Language: English
Pages: 352 pages
Category: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Orion (2005)
Rating: 4.9
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Stephen Coonts (born July 19, 1946) is an American thriller and suspense novelist. Stephen Coonts grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia, a small coal-mining town.

Stephen Coonts (born July 19, 1946) is an American thriller and suspense novelist. Following high school graduation, he earned a . degree in political science at West Virginia University in 1968. After joining the Navy upon graduation and then going to Officer Candidate School, Coonts went to flight school at Naval Air Station Pensacola and earned his wings as a Naval Aviator in 1969.

Also by stephen coonts. To all those dreamers. How the saucer came to earth and into the government’s possession was immaterial. The reality was that it was right there before his eyes, a massive physical presence straight out of a Buck Rogers comic book. who looked at the moon and wanted to go. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. The author would not have gotten his saucers off the ground without the generous help of two people. The color was dark, almost as black as the night that surrounded them. The spotlights reflected from the smooth, polished surface in little pinpoints of brilliant light.

Saucer: The Conquest

Saucer: The Conquest. Author: Stephen Coonts. Someone is using top-secret information about saucer technology, information that comes from the mysterious top-secret region in Nevada known as Area 51. Meanwhile, Charley takes up flying space planes to the moon for the French lunar base project. There she discovers a madman and a world-threatening antigravity bea. hen Charley sees how high the stakes are, she needs the kind of help that only Rip can bring her - by prying his saucer out of the hands of the . Government and hurtling it toward the moon.

STEPHEN COONTS is the author of sixteen New York Times bestselling books that have been translated and . I had to finish reading it. Coonts three Saucer novels are not to be missed.

STEPHEN COONTS is the author of sixteen New York Times bestselling books that have been translated and published around the world. A former naval aviator and Vietnam combat veteran, he is a graduate of West Virginia University and the University of Colorado School of Law. He lives in Colorado.

Bestselling author Stephen Coonts took fans by surprise with the phenomenal and heart-pounding tale of Saucer. Now Rip Cantrell and Charley Pine are back for seconds with Saucer: The Conquest. Rip Cantrell is brought back to give the saucer one last flight. Charley Pine has started flying for a rich French tycoon, and there is believed to be another downed saucer somewhere in the area

Stephen Coonts (born July 19, 1946) is an American thriller and suspense novelist. Stephen Coonts's Blog. Stephen Coonts isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but they do have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from their feed.

He was standing in front of the hangar aiming a video camera mounted on a tripod. He was seated in Egg’s old Dodge in the center of the grass runway. Any time, Egg shouted, and bent to his viewfinder. Rip wiped the perspiration from his forehead, so it wouldn’t get into his. Today Coonts continues to write, having had seventeen New York Times bestsellers (out of 20 books). He lives in Las Vegas with his wife and son, Brandon. Coonts grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia, a small coal-mining town and earned an . He entered the Navy the following year and flew an A-6 Intruder medium attack plane during the Vietnam War, where he served on two combat cruises aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65).

Comments (7)
I read the first book "Saucer" and it was good and so is this one, not great but good. The book starts off about year later after the events in the Sahara Desert and it takes off from there. At times the story line is unbelievable and you kind of wonder why the author would insult the reader's intelligence but I guess it is a fun read. Just something to pass the time.

The story line is steady no thrills or chills with some action. The characters are more defined in this book than in the first book. It's an okay read. Nothing spectacular and fairly predictable.
The sequel to The Saucer, this book picks up where the first left off and proceeds to answer many of the unaswered questions we had from the first book while still leaving us wanting to know more. These two books are thrilling as well as informative and fascinating. As with all of Coonts' writings, they are well researched and extremely knowlegable but let me warn you - do not expect to come away with a trust or deep and abiding love for the politics and governmants of the world - including our own!
I did not expect a book from Coonts to be written at a teen level, so I was disappointed. The conversations are somewhat silly, but would work fine for a 12 year old. Sort of like the early Heinlein.

The story tends to drag on, and there are a few good surprises, but also some obvious things you expect.

For adult Sci-Fi, try something else... :) If you have kids, this would be a good series for them!

I gave it 3 stars because the publisher did not make it clear it was written at the "young adult" level.
Coonts writes great military techno-thrillers so why not write about saucer technology too. This is book 2 of a Trilogy and it's imperative that you read book 1, "Saucer", first to understand the derivation of the craft and the main characters. This is an easy read since it basically follows on continuous plot line and only a few personalities. After reading it, you will wish that it was non-fiction instead of Science Fiction.
Another novel with new believable characters, a plot second to none, and I could not put this book down. I had to finish reading it. Coonts three Saucer novels are not to be missed. The Saucer series continues to put Coonts as one of all time favorite authors.
This was a quick read but fun sequel to Saucer. Read that first. I liked Coonts' use of humor and his not trying to show how smart he is with more science detail to back up the plot. You have to suspend belief in science 101 anyway to enjoy the tale. On the other hand, science today is still hung up on Evolution, which does not hold up to modern scrutiny. And the story assumes millions of years. So as one who sees evolution as a bankrupt theory and a defacto false religion of the atheistic, who cares? Just enjoy the story. It's not Star Wars, but entertaining enough. LOU
Coonts highly popular "Saucer" Sequel. The hero/s Charlie and Rip are back with Mr Egg. Great stuff basically. Highly predictable plot but Mr Coonts has our attention once more as we imagine his narrative as addressed to us in person around a campfire.

This is engaging and readable Si-Fi.

I am now 62 years old, I still hugely enjoy the magic of story-telling - done well. And Mr Coonts measures up well against the masters of his craft.

I've always enjoyed Stephen Coonts starting with "the Flight of the Intruder." The "Saucer" series combines his unique storytelling capabilities with a marvelous, fantasy saga of a saucer discovered Sahara Desert. Amazingly self-sustaining, the saucer and the folks who found it become engaged in the defeat of a fanatic who plans to rule the Earth. Most entertaining, and isn't that what a book is meant to do?