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Area 51 Audiobook

Area 51

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Publisher's Summary

From New York Times best-selling author Bob Mayer, writing as Robert Doherty....

Deep in the Nevada desert is the most secure compound in the United States: Area 51.

The most chilling experiment of all time is about to begin there. The President doesn’t know about it. Just a few scientists and military personnel working for Majestic-12 do, and they are about to make a very big mistake....

Former Green Beret Mike Turcotte, assigned to Nightscape, security for Area 51, begins to realize things aren’t as they seem. Deep inside the Great Pyramid in Giza, an archeologist makes a startling discovery in the lowest chamber. On Easter Island, what are the giant statues guarding? What was Thule and why were the Nazis so intent on finding it during World War II? What are the strange stones off the coast of Bimini? All these clues and more add up to a frightening countdown that could bring about the end of our planet. Turcotte and Presidential Science Adviser Lisa Duncan must race against time to save the world from the secret hidden at Area 51.

Over 1.5 Million copies of Area 51 sold—also author of the best-selling Atlantis series.

©2011 Bob Mayer (P)2011 Bob Mayer

What the Critics Say

Praise for Bob Mayer: "Spell-binding! Will keep you on the edge of your seat. Call it techno-thriller, call it science fiction, call it just terrific story-telling.” (Terry Brooks, best-selling author of the Shannara series and Star Wars: Phantom Menace)

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    William Jones Texas 09-24-12
    William Jones Texas 09-24-12
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    "Yet another alien story - Interesting twist"

    I'm pretty tired of the amazing number of alien movies and books coming out these days. This one is a little older and I really enjoyed where it went. It certainly kept guessing as I did not really figure things out til pretty close to the end. If you enjoy sci-fi and the alien theme, you'll likely enjoy this book.

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    James 05-17-12
    James 05-17-12 Member Since 2016
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    "A Good Read"

    I have enjoyed this series a lot so far, it has a good mix of action and Sci/fi which anyone who likes this genre should enjoy. I think the narrator has done a very good job bringing the different characters to life in the stories.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    AZGUNFAN 12-26-11
    AZGUNFAN 12-26-11 Member Since 2008
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    "Kinda like Empire strikes back IT JUST STOPS?"
    What would have made Area 51 better?

    a finished book


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Something from an author I know.


    What three words best describe Jeffrey Kafer???s voice?

    ok I guess


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    sadness


    Any additional comments?

    It just stopped at the point when things should have really gotten going. Dragged at first, then when it picked up

    5 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Bob-o CHARLESTON, SC, United States 04-20-14
    Bob-o CHARLESTON, SC, United States 04-20-14 Member Since 2016
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    "not the best"

    I'm kind of at a loss for words. I guess it's a typical alien conspiracy theory book. It starts vary slowly and then things pick up a bit. There isn't really a climax at the end. It just sort of stops and leaves you hanging wanting more. I think I may listen to more of the series, but I'll try to find something better on my wish list first. Oh, and the narrator is mediocre at best. His monotone is kind of dry and just barely tolerable.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Sherry 09-09-12
    Sherry 09-09-12 Member Since 2012

    Tell us about yourself! Retired School Principal and love mysteries, thrillers, and science fiction print and audio books.

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    "Keeps your interest"
    Would you listen to Area 51 again? Why?

    Yes, there were a lot of details that one could pick more up the second time around. I listened to is on my commute to and from work. It kept my interest and took the boredom out of the drive.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Area 51?

    When they got in the space ship and headquarters in the mountain


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

    Kept my interest


    Any additional comments?

    Worth the cost

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jim Rollins 08-14-12
    Jim Rollins 08-14-12 Member Since 2015

    Jim

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    "Great Sotry"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Area 51 to be better than the print version?

    Don't know, did not read printed version.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    All dialog about the flying machines


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

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Good story and it was narrated very well.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Stephen United States 02-06-12
    Stephen United States 02-06-12
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    "Good Story"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Yes. The story was interesting and I enjoyed how the author brought elements in from other mysteries around the globe.


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    The flying machines.


    What three words best describe Jeffrey Kafer’s performance?

    Very good.


    Was Area 51 worth the listening time?

    Yes.


    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Heather Turiello Overland Park, KS USA 10-12-13
    Heather Turiello Overland Park, KS USA 10-12-13 Member Since 2008

    I'm a voracious audiobook listener, rarely found without my iPod.

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    "Nothing New Here...Meh."
    Any additional comments?

    I’m not sure why, but I never got into this one. I want to be fair and say I just wasn’t interested in the story line at this particular book, but honestly it just fell flat for me. I think that when you take on a topic that has been explored again and again, the onus is on you to differentiate yourself. I don’t feel like there was enough of a spark, whether it is character development or unique angel to the story to make this book stand out. This particular story will be appealing to fans of Clive Cussler or Lee Child, I suppose. I continued listening to the audiobook, but it just felt blah.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Plastik Phoenix, AZ 04-22-13
    Plastik Phoenix, AZ 04-22-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Amazing imagination engager"
    Would you listen to Area 51 again? Why?

    This story is narrated so immensely with current events, it feels so real. I'm wondering why no movie has been made out of this book. Definitely great book.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    LANETTE Savannah, GA, United States 04-16-13
    LANETTE Savannah, GA, United States 04-16-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Great read!!"
    If you could sum up Area 51 in three words, what would they be?

    Could it be?


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    The reader was excellent with all of the voices. Story was edge-of-your-seat and un-nerving. Loved it!!


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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