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An Ancient Peace Audiobook

An Ancient Peace: Peacekeeper, Book 1

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Someone is searching for the lost weapons of the H'san: powerful enough to destroy entire planets. Though the H'san gave up fighting long ago, the reappearance of their lost weapons would no doubt lead to a devastating war. It's up to Torin Kerr and her team to fix this problem before it explodes. But the more Torin learns about the relationship between the Elder and Younger races, the more she fears war might be unavoidable.

©2015 Tanya Huff (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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    a Los Angeles, CA, United States 10-12-15
    a Los Angeles, CA, United States 10-12-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Tanya Huff always delivers"
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    The confederation/valor series has always been a comfort listen of mine (which is weird since it has its fair share of tragedy) and An Ancient Peace is a fantastic addition.

    I love that these characters seem like real people (even the non-human ones) and I am massive sucker for books with competent people making smart decisions with limited data. Also space opera is wonderful when done thoughtfully and well.

    If you like books by John Scalzi or Elizabeth Moon then I would highly recommend this series (but I would suggest starting a little earlier to get the maximum out of it).

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Photog 10-22-15
    Photog 10-22-15 Member Since 2015

    Huge fan of Science Fiction. hard science, first contact, adventure, implausible technology, all of it! I also enjoy travel books, and the occasional biography. But SciFi is my favorite form of escape.

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    "Great Story, almost worth the wait, Narration is.."
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    I LOVE Torin Kerr (main character), and the narrator (Marguerite Gavin) is the definitive voice of Torin Kerr. I cannot imagine her sounding like anyone else. Marguerite just nails the sarcasm, pessimism, and hope that Torin filters her view of life through. She's absolutely perfect as narrator for these books, and has, thankfully, narrated the entire series.

    However, for some reason, she has forgotten what Craig sounds like! She's got Binty (Mishona) down pat, so that's still good, but Wresk and the other Cray (Kray?) don't sound the same as they used to either, but their voices are less jarring than Craig's voice. She's just all but killed Craig's likable qualities from the last few books with her voice portrayal of him in this latest installment.

    Another minor negative in this audio version is that Torin talks to herself a lot (privately in her head, not out loud). In past books, Marguerite Gavin was able to somehow modulate her voice so that is was pretty clear if Torin was talking out loud or just thinking it to herself. In this book, she's lost that deft touch and it was much hard to distinguish between silent thoughts and actual dialogue. That was a bit distracting on numerous occasions, but it was minor, not major.

    Voices aside, this is another excellent book from Tanya Huff. I've been waiting for this book for YEARS now, and it did not disappoint. Even better is that it is listed as Book One of a new series! I am thrilled with that, but I really hope Tanya can crank them out faster than this one took. Seriously, years? Far too long. Maybe take a class from Christopher Nutall, Richard Tongue, or Ryk Brown, all of whom have probably written an entire book in the time it took me to write this one review :-)

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 12-30-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Loved it"

    Always regret finishing, because I know I'll have to wait for the next one. This is going to be an interesting new direction for Torin and her team.

    Narrating is hard work; I could never do what MG does - but I did find the change in her performance of Craig's voice to be distracting.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Tami Chapman Kent Surprise, AZ 10-13-15
    Tami Chapman Kent Surprise, AZ 10-13-15 Member Since 2010

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    "Loved it!"

    These characters are some of my favorites. Was so glad to get to know them again. Will be watching for the next audible book in the Ancient Peace series. The narrator Ms. Gavin is my all time favorite story teller. She makes the characters come to life...

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Renay New Bern, North Carolina, United States 01-16-16
    Renay New Bern, North Carolina, United States 01-16-16 Member Since 2015
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    "great change, where are my voice actors!"

    I love the idea and move to the peacekeeper mode. my only complaint is why, why did you change the voice actors? Craig is not British! other than that not bad.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Susan Reese 08-01-16
    Susan Reese 08-01-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Good story"

    Love the Valor series and like where Huff is going with story.
    But was very confused/put off by change in a major character's voice.
    It made me confused every time I heard the voice, never got used to it.
    I reread/listen to books on a series before read a new book, so I was used to Craig's voice the way it was in first series

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    katytx 07-23-16
    katytx 07-23-16
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    "Similar to prison book."

    I probably would have enjoyed the book more if I hadn't read the full series before. Especially the prison one just 2 books earlier

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Annette Mitchell 07-20-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Into the tombs"

    Another adventure with Torin and her crew. Now no longer in the Military, Torin is asked to find a group of mercenaries searching for the ancient weapons of the H'san, execute them and prevent any of the weapons from leaving the burial site. A great start to a new series starring Torin and her crew. Loved it and eagerly awaiting the next book.

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    Prime Customer in Reno 07-19-16
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    "Did not hold my interest at all"
    What would have made An Ancient Peace better?

    Tried to get into this series but after making it to chapter 3 was so totally bored with it that I could not go on. Had no empathy or connection to the characters


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    Anjelique Desoto, TX, United States 02-29-16
    Anjelique Desoto, TX, United States 02-29-16 Member Since 2011

    I am currently into science-fiction, fantasy and non-fiction about the universe and psychology.

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    "Not bad"

    I was overjoyed that the Torin storyline continued past the Valor series. The story was enjoyable; filled with Kerr wittiness and the like. The only issue I had was narration. I wish the narrator had listened to some of the pronunciations from the other series to keep the consistent. I know Rider (Ryder?) was supposed to have an accent but the change took some getting used to. Also, his eye color changed... In any case this was a good starting point for Kerr and her team.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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