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Eden

Eden The tree is beautiful and they call her Eden Her branches reach for the stars She is like all other trees on planet Earth save for her enormous size Still she has leaves and she has bark She turns su

  • Title: Eden
  • Author: Phil Rossi
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 212
  • Format: Audiobook
  • The tree is beautiful and they call her Eden Her branches reach for the stars She is like all other trees on planet Earth save for her enormous size Still, she has leaves and she has bark She turns sunlight into life But this tree does not sprout from the dirt Eden fills the sky, high in orbit above the blue expanse of Uranus There she changes humanity s very concepThe tree is beautiful and they call her Eden Her branches reach for the stars She is like all other trees on planet Earth save for her enormous size Still, she has leaves and she has bark She turns sunlight into life But this tree does not sprout from the dirt Eden fills the sky, high in orbit above the blue expanse of Uranus There she changes humanity s very concept of extraterrestrial life Dr Malcolm Green is sent to Eden to audit a science team studying this extraordinary tree from the dark confines of space station Lola But with unexplainable accidents plaguing the team, tensions are mounting between scientists and custodial staff Is there a future for this project and Lola Only Malcolm Green can make that call From the second he sets foot on Lola, Malcolm s own future becomes at stake He soon finds that love, friendship, and his own mortality tremble like a leaf at the sound of Eden s call.

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      Published :2020-04-02T05:37:50+00:00

    About "Phil Rossi"

    1. Phil Rossi

      Phil Rossi writer, musician, and an embracer of new media has a passion for story telling matched only by the pleasure he derives from keeping his fans awake at night Crescent, Rossi s debut novel, was originally released as a podcast in 2007 and has since lured 20,000 listeners into a dark, twisted world of nightmares and things that go bump in the night Phil Rossi s writing has been paralleled to Stephen King, Philip K Dick, and HP Lovecraft He has a flair for vivid and often chilling imagery that lends itself to engrossing narratives and an undertone of inescapable, creeping dread Phil Rossi is a professional musician in the Washington DC metropolitan area creating and performing music spanning from solo acoustic, to industrial, to techno His the father of two little storytellers The job he takes most serious of all CRESCENT is the last stop at the intergalactic crossroads of gritty scifi and pucker inducing horror Blade Runner as written by H.P Lovecraft, a horrific hard scifi express ride Scott Sigler, New York Times Best Selling author of Contagious Crescent is the ultimate sci fi horror mashup It s a wicked blend of the claustrophobia seen in Ridley Scott s Alien, and the viral demonology of Carpenter s Prince Of Darkness with the hard drinkin bad attitude of Battlestar Galactica added for good measure The future has never been so frightening Phil Rossi brings it J.C Hutchins, author of Personal Effects Dark Art and 7th Son Descent Space opera of the Sweeney Todd or Phantom of the Opera variety That s right Phil Rossi has crafted a space station tale with sex, horror, and vibrant attention to tech and human detail Evocatively served, highly recommended Paul Levinson, author of The Plot to Save Socrates xy and full of scares Harvey is dark, well crafted, and downright menacing Philippa Ballantine, award winning author of Geist

    578 Comments

    1. "Eden doesn't drag you through the chapters with blood pumping in your ears and air rasping in your throat like Crescent. Rather, you find yourself being led, trying to turn away, your stomach a hollow pit, afraid of where the next turn is going to lead you, and cursing Malcolm for his crippling self-pity."Read the rest of my review here:freshly-ground/20


    2. Mr Rossi likes to take you out in the cold and dark and then scare the heck out of you. In space. He's very good at it. This means less sleep and more time to do other things, like wonder what's really out there, if it could be here, what that noise was, why it got so cold. Why the lights won't go on.



    3. Genre: Science Fiction (Psychological with traces of Horror)Well, I have finally got around to finishing one of Phil Rossi‘s stories, and I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised with how well Phil writes. Not only that, but the production qualities were outstanding. His style was slightly different than McClanahan’s, but I am at a loss to decide whose writing I prefer most.When former research botanist Malcolm, arrives at prefab Space Station Lola to determine the viability of studies [...]


    4. I'm kind of torn between giving this 3 stars & giving it 4. As far as books in general go, this was amazing. Good plot, interesting characters, & a great mystery. As far as Rossi's books go, this was good but not great. It wasn't as enthralling as Harvey or as creepy as Crescent was. In the end I figure it's more of a 3.5, so I gave it the extra half a star.The story for this short story follows auditor Dr. Malcolm Green as he's sent to investigate space station Lola. Doing scientific au [...]


    5. The best way to describe Eden would be to envision the harsh setting of Clarke's Odyssey novels infused wit Lovecraftian suspense. That infusion means the sci-fi aspects aren't necessarily as "hard" as in Clarke's work, but that ultimately doesn't matter, because you're left with a scary, suspenseful tale that really reminds you of how frightening the deep dark would be.The only drawback to the story would be its brevity - it feels like Rossi wanted to tell a longer, deeper story, so Eden only r [...]


    6. I quite enjoyed this book, though I feel as though I need a second read-through to really get everything. The ability that Rossi had to create a mood through his writing was very impressive, especially considering the brevity of his prose. This story creates such a pervasive sense of unease as you read it that it leaves you wanting to skip to the end just to make it stop, despite knowing that the story isn't going to end up tied in a pretty little bow. And listening to it as an audiobook made it [...]


    7. I started out reading this book with the intention of reading one or two chapters, then calling it a night. One hour later, I looked up at the clock and realized that I had read the entire story completely without intention. Thanks Matt for sending this to me for a Christmas gift! I really enjoyed it. It's a really good science fiction read, with a little bit of suspense and mystery thrown in. It's very unique from other books I've read regarding events in space, so that makes it stand apart fro [...]


    8. I really wanted to give this book a 4 star rating except it only got to 4 stars at the end as the story developed. And then, it simply ended as an incomplete thought. I can imagine a thousand more stories with which to go with thisy of which would have given validation to the intended depth of this story.


    9. Again an awesome book from Phil Rossi. He never disappoints! Although it was short, it was oh so sweet! I seriously can't get enough of his podcasts. Eden is a good old fashioned science fiction thriller set in space that kept me hanging on from week to week of the podcast. If you haven't listened to or read one of his books you won't be disappointed.


    10. This book was such a treat. The emotion Rossi evokes is real and universal. His hero is flawed and both mourns those flaws and accepts their inevitability. He doesn't let the problems, inside or out, keep him from solving this fascinating mystery. The action here is subtle and suspenseful, inside a world that feels both mind-boggling impossible and painfully real.Great read.


    11. It's actually an audio book. The story is good, the low rating is because I didn't like the ending.At the end, it's seemed more like the author was thinking,, "well, I'm in a hurry and this is gonna happen because I'm the author and who cares if the explanation I'm giving doesn't even flow or make sense. "Overall though, the story is great and enjoyable.


    12. Phil Rossi proves himself to be more than just a great story teller: but a genuine writer of stark and beautiful prose and imagery.And his characters, for such a brief story form (novella) are sharply defined and his landscape, of "Eden", is vividly real.


    13. Interesting story with a decent plot (despite some meandering and a few holes). Rossi's writing style makes for an easy read and the pages go by quickly. The ending seemed rushed, and has been already noted, is a bit of a let down.


    14. Thought this was about magic space tree, turns out it's just about justifying cheating on your wife to yourself?



    15. A short story but so detailed you live through all of it. Rossi has a way of bringing a story to life in a very scary way. One worth reading over and over again.



    16. Interesting. I don't regret reading this, its a short story with a bizarre concept. But I just could find myself getting attached to the story, nor the weak style of writing.


    17. Sorry Mr RossiI really tried to get into the book, but if I didn't have this as an audiobook, I would not have physically read it.



    18. Interesting concept. The book seemed very promising in the beginning, but the end of the book left me wanting and I felt like the author just forgot where they were going with the plot.



    19. It started good with some good tension and mystery. Then it was like a timer went off and the author felt like he had to wrap it up NOW. I wanted more of a resolution.


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