The High Country by John Jackson Miller

384 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious medium-paced


First Officer Una finds herself fighting to survive an untamed wilderness where dangers lurk at every turn. Young cadet Nyota Uhura struggles in a volcanic wasteland where things are not as they seem. Science Officer Spock is missing altogether. A...

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Community Reviews Summary of 15 reviews


adventurous 100%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 33%
lighthearted 33%
mysterious 33%
tense 33%
emotional 22%
funny 22%
informative 11%
reflective 11%
relaxing 11%


medium 87%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 57% | A mix: 42%

Strong character development?

No: 42% | Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 42% | Yes: 14%

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