The Female War (Aliens #3) Review

The Female War (Aliens #3) is a 1993 science fiction horror novel written by Steve and Stephani Perry, and published by Bantam Books.  Set as a sequel to Nightmare Asylum (Aliens #2) the story follows Wilks and Billy who band up with Ellen Ripley to capture the Xenomorph Queen of all aliens on the aliens’ homeworld. Positives: Great main protagonist Good writing Great character development Good action Negatives: Plot feels messy Weak antagonist Lackluster characters Synopsis:  The story follows Billie and Wilks who join Ellen Ripley who is the leader of…

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Nightmare Asylum (Aliens #2) Review

Nightmare Asylum (Aliens #2) is a 1993 science fiction horror novel written by Steve Perry and published by Bantam Books.  Sequel to Earth Hive (Aliens #1) the story follows Wilks, Billy, and Bueller who are captured by an insane military faction attempting to train xenomorphs. Positives: Awesome antagonist Very suspenseful Good characters Interesting story Negatives: Story is slow paced Repetitive plot Synopsis:  The story picks up after Earth Hive with Wilks, Billie, and Bueller taking refugee on a transport ship as Earth is completely overrun by aliens and the remaining…

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Earth Hive (Aliens #1) Review

Earth Hive (Aliens #1) is a 1992 science fiction horror written by Steve Perry and published by Bantam Books.  Set as the first book in the Aliens book series, the story follows a Colonial Marine Wilks and Billie,, survivors of an alien infestation on colony planet Rim, who are sent on a mission to the aliens’ homeworld . Positives: Wilks and Billie are great leads Good story Great writing Great cliffhanger Negatives: Lacking exposition on the aliens Synopsis:  Set after the events of Alien 3, the story follows a Colonial Marine…

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