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A Faded Star, Book 1 Audiobook

A Faded Star, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

A forgotten colony of humans live on a water world circling a tiny, faded star on the edge of the galaxy. The crew of their newest flagship, the Rampart, encounters an alien scout who is being chased by a dangerous foe. The encounter shakes the beliefs held by the people of Lashmere. With the aid of the mysteries of the origin tablet, they discover the true origins of their colony. These may be the last humans in the universe. Can they survive against their ancient enemy? Their only choice is to embrace an unknown past and fight with everything they have.

©2016 Michael Freeport (P)2017 Podium Publishing

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    Daniel M. 02-06-17
    Daniel M. 02-06-17
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    "Surprising."

    Honestly I just couldn't decide on a book so I clicked a recommended one from Audible.

    Glad I did, this book was intelligent without being too dry, had excellent concepts of Military strategy without geeking out overly on gear.

    The Captains made some odd choices at times when it came to diplomacy with Alien species, and the Aliens were conveniently dumb at times where I don't think they would have been.

    overall tho I deeply recommend, audio performance was as good as they come.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    jolene 02-01-17
    jolene 02-01-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Excellent and exceptional story"

    This is an excellent start to a long journey to finding the Earthly Empire, perfect for science fiction fans!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Ed Zimmerman 02-15-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent fast moving story"
    If you could sum up A Faded Star, Book 1 in three words, what would they be?

    fast moving sci-fi


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    final battle scenes are excellent


    Any additional comments?

    obviously 1st in a series...I am eager for the rest!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kindle Customer 01-27-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Unexpected"

    This books was awesome, and has a ton of very interesting and unexpected plot twists that are pulled of to perfection. I loved how he puts rebel factions into the political environment to give the story background and make it seem more realistic. As always MacLeod Andrews dose a superb job on the narration. To sum it all up, I eagerly await the next installment of this series.

    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Chris Duemig 02-03-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Outstanding fast paced battle sci-fi!"

    The story is the best I've heard since the Lost Starship series. Excellent character development and multiple story lines to keep the listener off balanced and engaged. MacLeod Andrews is one of the best orators on audible. His spot on accents and inflections bring life to the characters and make it easy to distinguish even in fast action. Highly recommend.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    lburris Tenino, Washington USA 03-20-17
    lburris Tenino, Washington USA 03-20-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent"

    Great story and an excellent performance. I can't waiti for book 2 to come out!

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    Amazon Customer 03-10-17 Member Since 2013
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    "good book"
    Where does A Faded Star, Book 1 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    1-10 about a 8


    What did you like best about this story?

    a lot of information given in short segments


    What does MacLeod Andrews bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    i just like audio


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

    no


    Any additional comments?

    the book has its moments but leaves you hanging in some areas

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    eric emerson 03-03-17 Member Since 2015
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    "it was a good story. I recommend it"

    I was afraid it would just be super smart monkeys against the universe. there is some of that but I feel there is more than that coming

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    Martin 02-27-17
    Martin 02-27-17
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    "mathusala"

    predictable but good. somewhat generic but good naration. not really a space opera however a good filler novel between epics.

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    Wildchild 02-27-17
    Wildchild 02-27-17 Member Since 2013
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    "if you like reading technical manuals..."

    This book had potential, but that's about it. I finished it in hopes it would get better, but it didn't. The performance was pretty monotone although the different voices and accents were good. My mind kept drifting off especially in trying to detail the technical aspects. I loved "The Martian" with all its details but this book was like reading a technical manual .

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