"L. E. Modesitt, Jr., is at his very best in his latest, Archform:
"As highly regarded L. E. Modesitt, Jr. is for his speculative fictions,
Archform: Beauty is his best work to date and perhaps the science
fiction tale of the year. Satirizing the art vs. science war, the author
provides a powerful insight into society through his five narrators. His
ability to provide distinct lucid voices for each member of the quintet
makes the action packed story work."
--Midwest Book Review on Archform: Beauty
"Archform: Beauty is quite interesting and exciting, both in its
plot and in the way it combines the science fiction and thriller genres.
--Science Fiction Weekly
"Modesitt has outdone himself . . . This brilliant novel is as thought
provoking as it is entertaining."
--Publisher Weekly [starred review] on Archform: Beauty
"With echoes of both Joe Haldeman's The Forever War and Robert A.
Heinlein's Starship Troopers: dense gritty, strong on
--Kirkus Reviews on The Parafaith War
"Modesitt not only entertains us with breathtaking adventure, but also
gives us food for thought about the character of war and its effects on
the human condition."
--Romantic Times on The Parafaith War
"Modesitt has created a meticulously detailed military-sf adventure that
confronts the ethical reasons behind war but maintains a strong focus on
the warrior-of-tomorrow's daily life."
--Library Journal on The Parafaith War