I was thinking what James Rollins' reaction was when George Lucas called him and said would you like to be in on a really BIG project???
How fast can you say 'YES'? How fast can you say 'Excellent book'?
I read this exciting and accurate novelization of the new Indiana Jones movie days before I saw the movie, and Rollins has caught the spirit of the series and the non-stop action of the film. In fact, his explanations of some actions and events are clearer in some instances than the movie - Will not spoil anything for anyone but a talent like James Rollins was the right choice for the author of the series' book.
James Rollins has command of the Sigma Force, one of my favorite series. His latest in that series is due in mid-June, but writing and succeeding in writing the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was as good as being in the theater - maybe better - the movie was a tad too long, but the visuals were spectacular - With Rollins' book, you got to visualize them in your mind and that's part of the fun.
Great choice of author!
Book review of Indiana Jone and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, by James Rollins, ISBN 978-0-345-50128-8, Ballantine Books, review by ellen george