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Rusty

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  • Perilous Shield: The Lost Stars, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Jack Campbell
    • Narrated By Marc Vietor
    Overall
    (831)
    Performance
    (773)
    Story
    (773)

    Following a successful coup, the leaders of the rebel Midway Star System struggle to forge a government free enough to please its citizens yet strong enough to secure power. But in a world where former rulers have become new foes, an alien threat to humanity may turn old adversaries into uncertain allies. General Artur Drakon knows three words describe someone who confides in a Syndicate CEO: Stupid. Betrayed. Dead. Despite his misgivings, he partnered with another former CEO to overthrow Syndic forces.

    Joki says: "Still Great!"
    "deeper relationships"
    Overall
    Performance
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, I'd recommend this book. I'm a fan. This book is another fast easy listen with more focus on the tensions between characters than prior books which hooked me with "at time point 1.2 initiate maneuver." Good listening and good entertainment.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Influx

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Daniel Suarez
    • Narrated By Jeff Gurner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2700)
    Performance
    (2486)
    Story
    (2491)

    Particle physicist Jon Grady is ecstatic when his team achieves what they've been working toward for years: A device that can reflect gravity. Their research will revolutionize the field of physics - the crowning achievement of a career. Grady expects widespread acclaim for his entire team. The Nobel Prize. Instead, his lab is locked down by a shadowy organization whose mission is to prevent at all costs the social upheaval sudden technological advances bring.

    Craig says: "Solid to Silly to Inane"
    "Best entertainment while suspending physics!"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Influx to be better than the print version?

    Cannot comment.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Fast pace with just enough science to seem plausible.


    Which character – as performed by Jeff Gurner – was your favorite?

    Protagonist


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Not Suarez at his best but definitely a good yarn. The pace is quick between action and explanation.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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