Scott R. Lucado

"I'm the other author named Lucado"
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I am the author of a novel, 'Never Too Busy For You.' My interests include travel, photography, classical music, reading, and current events.


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Crossfire by Nancy Kress
Crossfire by Nancy Kress
One of Nancy Kress's strengths is that she is able to create characters whom the reader gets to know. In this respect, I think she's done her best work in "Crossfire."
But that's only one dimension of this fine book. The concept of a first-contact novel is of course not new, but Ms. Kress has put a terrific twist on the concept, and built a riveting story about a settlement of several thousand humans who depart a dying Earth in search of a new start--and get much more than they bargained for.
Of course, if they found a new Eden, we wouldn't have much of a story--and to be sure, once the settlers encounter aliens, the mystery only deepens, and doesn't get any easier… Read more