Book 2 of the series was even better than the first. Well written, well told and very well enjoyed.
The narrator does an excellent job, great voices and you never doubt who is who. Fantastic work, almost like a movie soundtrack.
It's original, well thought out, plausible and fun, all at once. The hero is a mild mannered guy who just happens to have a firece belief in freedom, and isn't going to buckle under any stinkin aliens..
Versatility is his game. He can make you believe you are listening to a young girl, an old man or an alien lizard, but doesn't crowd you out with overkill. The aliens are just different enough to know who they are.
I would love to have done so, but I listen as I drive to work 1.5 hours each way. Made it an easy drive too..
Great series, strongly recommended if you like David Weber and Honor Harrington. Written on par with those stories.
I have listened to the entire series and have enjoyed each one. Looking forward to more of Ringo's books. Do yourself a favor and have a good listen.
This is John Ringo's second book in the series Live Free or Die! Like the first one it will take you on a rollercoaster of a ride in epic, American centric, military SciFi. Top notch stuff.
Somewhere in the middle. It was okay, but it became a story with too much military fiction. The story is very detailed and well written but I was bored by the detail.
Comet. A strong and determined character.
He did a great job defining each character. His individual character voices made each character stand out and were recognizable without introduction.
From Maple King to Galaxy Conqueror.
It is a good read, but I will return to my gloom-and-doom apocalyptic stories. Troy was too serious and had a lot of military detail. Apocalyptic stories are more cheerful.
I really liked the first book of this series but after listening for hours without anything of substance happening, I decided to delete the book and move on to something else. Seeing all of the good reviews here, I imagine the book must get real good at some point, but I don't have enough free time to spend time listening to such a slow story.
I'M MALE NOT FEMALE, BUT IT'S ASKING TO MUCH FOR AUDIBLE TO CORRECT THERE RECORDS, THERE NOT SMART ENOUGHT
GOOD BOOK I DON'T RANK BOOKS OTHER THAN TO SAY IT'S GOOD OR GREAT
IT'S A SERIES READ ALL THREE BOOKS
YES BUT IT'S TO LONG FOUR ONE SITTING
I HOPE THE AUTHOR FINNISHES THE SERIES
A Billionare saves the galaxy with help from the US military. Since the rest of the governments of the world don't want to put up the cash, it's up to the USA (as usual) to save the world and beyond with the help of a benevolent dashing charismatic genius billionaire (aren't all billionaires like that?). While the story and characters are engaging and the narration is well done, it also comes off as a rediculously arrogant pat on the back to the good old USA, it's military, and it's billionaires, painting civilians, union labor, and foreigners as ignorant selfish dolts who should be either pitied, ignored, beat up, or bombed out of existence, all of which of coarse is no fault but their own.
If you can stomach the ethnocentric arrogance, it is an entertaining read.