We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Freedom (TM) | [Daniel Suarez]

Freedom (TM)

In a world of conflicted loyalties, rapidly diminishing human power, and the possibility that anyone can be a spy, what's at stake is nothing less than human freedom's last hope to survive the technology revolution.
Regular Price:$31.93
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Here is the propulsive, shockingly plausible sequel to New York Times best seller Daemon.

In one of the most buzzed-about debuts of 2009, Daniel Suarez introduced a terrifying vision of a new world order, controlled by the Daemon, an insidious computer program unleashed by a hi-tech wunderkind, Daemon captured the attention of the tech community, became a New York Times and Indie best seller, and left readers hungry for more. Well, more is here, and it's even more gripping than its predecessor.

In the opening chapters of Freedom, the Daemon is firmly in control, using an expanded network of real-world, dispossessed darknet operatives to tear apart civilization and rebuild it anew. Soon civil war breaks out in the American Midwest, in a brutal wave of violence that becomes known as the Corn Rebellion. Former detective Pete Sebeck, now the Daemon's most powerful - though reluctant - operative, must lead a small band of enlightened humans toward a populist movement designed to protect the new world order. But the private armies of global business are preparing to crush the Daemon once and for all.

In a world of conflicted loyalties, rapidly diminishing human power, and the possibility that anyone can be a spy, what's at stake is nothing less than human freedom's last hope to survive the technology revolution.

©2010 Penguin; ©2010 Daniel Suarez

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.5 (5325 )
5 star
 (3353)
4 star
 (1465)
3 star
 (365)
2 star
 (91)
1 star
 (51)
Overall
4.5 (3293 )
5 star
 (2129)
4 star
 (835)
3 star
 (243)
2 star
 (48)
1 star
 (38)
Story
4.6 (3273 )
5 star
 (2249)
4 star
 (832)
3 star
 (151)
2 star
 (24)
1 star
 (17)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    James Dayton, OH, USA 07-11-10
    James Dayton, OH, USA 07-11-10 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    26
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    12
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    0
    Overall
    "wow - a must read"

    Normally, I don't write reviews - But after listening to this and Daemon (which you must listen to Daemon first) - I'm convinced, Suarez is a great writer and Gruner is a great reader. This book is good for one that likes fast paced story telling. Even if you don't get allot of the technology (which I do) you will enjoy the story. To tell you how much you will actually WANT to follow the story, I completed this book in about 3 days (normally for a book this size it takes me about a week and a half). A great read, and a good one if you've got a long trip or vacation travel ahead. (NOTE: Daemon and Freedom(TM) are not really safe for children's ears - so headphones are probably a good idea)

    26 of 26 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Paul Lake in the Hills, IL, USA 02-13-10
    Paul Lake in the Hills, IL, USA 02-13-10
    HELPFUL VOTES
    25
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    3
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    "Couldn't wait another month"

    I picked up Daemon with this month's credits and as soon as I finished it I knew I wasn't going to be able to wait for until next month's credits to listen to Freedom and bought it immediately. Definitely the right call!

    25 of 25 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Timothy Taylor, MI, USA 02-09-10
    Timothy Taylor, MI, USA 02-09-10 Member Since 2005
    HELPFUL VOTES
    25
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    33
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "A Great Continuation of a Great Story!"

    I am a computer geek....
    I am a computer gamer...
    I am probally the audience this was written for so, no suprise, I liked this story alot.
    The character are well defined, you feel for them as they struggle and overcome the odds.

    I recommend this to everyone I know as it is a great geek book.

    19 of 19 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Teddy Bronx, NY, United States 11-05-12
    Teddy Bronx, NY, United States 11-05-12

    "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one." - Jojen Reed. #ADanceWithDragons

    HELPFUL VOTES
    2918
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    96
    93
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1169
    22
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Fitting End to a Great Book"

    I was raving about the first book in this series (Daemon)... And the raving shall continue! Jeff Gurner came back and did a great job in the narration once more. There were not as many twists in this one bit that is not to say at all that there were none. I found myself listening to the book downright non-stop! There is nothing I can truly say right now than I dare you not to enjoy this book.... I dare you....

    17 of 17 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Carl West Palm Beach, FL, United States 01-18-10
    Carl West Palm Beach, FL, United States 01-18-10 Member Since 2001
    HELPFUL VOTES
    470
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    846
    157
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    19
    0
    Overall
    "Ruthless Genius"

    One of those books that leave you wondering how someone can be smart, imaginative, and informed enough to come up with this plot and story.

    This is the the part continuation of the book Deamon which was also awesome. It moves quick, is bloody, and it makes you think (more than the first book) about many current issues, our political views, and where we are going.

    Great action. Edge of your seat page turner. Loved it. Reader is fab also.

    29 of 30 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Reyes 02-11-10
    Reyes 02-11-10 Member Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    20
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    30
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "The Best Geek Story EVER!"

    I lost sleep to finish the story.

    20 of 21 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Clay Jefferson, OR, United States 05-25-10
    Clay Jefferson, OR, United States 05-25-10
    HELPFUL VOTES
    13
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    19
    6
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Worth the wait"

    I read the original printing of Daemon when it came out and felt like I was left high and dry waiting for the sequel. Then the book got picked up by a major publisher and my wait got extended even further. I gnashed my teeth at the thought.

    When I finally saw that FreedomTM came out and was on audiobook, I was hesitant. I decided that I was just being childish at having to wait and clicked the button. Years of rusty memory of the book was suddenly cleaned off by the first few lines of the book and I was definitely happy that I was on a long drive. Not only does this book finish off the best piece of hacker fiction that I have ever read, but it also made me feel good in the end. This book gives hope for mankind in a way that I never expected when I finished the first book of the sequence.
    I look forward to more work from Daniel Suarez.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Charles Atkinson Greensboro, NC, United States 05-03-12
    Charles Atkinson Greensboro, NC, United States 05-03-12 Member Since 2005

    A few must reads: Mr. Mercedes, Narrows Gate, Cop Town, Bomb Proof, Wayfaring Stranger, The Son (Nesbo), Dept Q series...

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1390
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    596
    318
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    472
    17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A clever ending to a great sci-fi tale."

    This is a great sequel with the presumably fitting end to a remarkably unique sci-fi thriller. It is fast paced and kept me guessing throughout the novel. I really liked the ending.

    The reading was excellent, worthy of the novel.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Jeffrey Midland, NC, USA 02-13-10
    Jeffrey Midland, NC, USA 02-13-10 Member Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    21
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    56
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Excellent Book!!!"

    I didn't want to stop listening to this book. There are few books where I find myself sitting in my car not wanting to leave and finding reasons to drive somewhere... just to hear the story. Both books were awesome! I can't wait for another one.

    200,000 up votes
    Level 12 rouge, 5 starts out of a base of 3,234

    20 of 22 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Christine Guilderland, NY, United States 02-07-10
    Christine Guilderland, NY, United States 02-07-10
    HELPFUL VOTES
    131
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    69
    24
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    6
    0
    Overall
    "Incredible Sequel With Dynamite Ending"

    I was afraid that the sequel might not hold up to the strong beginning, but instead, it was even more satisfying.
    Should be read by all concerned with the potent threats to democracy that the misuse of technology can create.
    To those who go on in this book, the question posed by Matthew Sobel at the end is thrilling.
    Daniel Suarez is to be congratulated on his thought-provoking classic.
    The Audible rendition is wonderful. The readers are great and the special sound effects augment the text well.

    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 200 results PREVIOUS1220NEXT

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.