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At Any Price & Rolling Hot: Hammer's Slammers Series | [David Drake]

At Any Price & Rolling Hot: Hammer's Slammers Series

This two-story compiliation, read by Stefan Rudnicki, offers two stories from David Drake's popular Hammer's Slammers series. In At Any Price, Col. Alois Hammer's indomitable Slammers are called in to support human colonists against a native uprising in this novel-length adventure. But even though the natives' off-world weapons are no match for the Slammers, their ability to teleport gives them a frightening advantage! In Rolling Hot, the battle-crazed troop of recruits and vets, led by Captain Ranson, must cover 300 miles of hostile enemy territory.
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Publisher's Summary

Here are two action-packed novels from David Drake's "Hammer's Slammers" series, which set the standard for military science fiction.

In At Any Price, Col. Alois Hammer's indomitable Slammers are called in to support human colonists against a native uprising in this novel-length adventure. But even though the natives' off-world weapons are no match for the Slammers - their ability to teleport gives them a frightening advantage!

In Rolling Hot, the battle-crazed troop of recruits and vets, led by Captain Ranson, must cover 300 miles of hostile enemy territory.

©1985, 1989 David Drake (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

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    What disappointed you about At Any Price & Rolling Hot?

    Audible charges 25 bucks for this poorly packaged download. The artwork is low res and nearly unreadable and it's impossible to add a sharper version since the file is locked. Also, the ID3 tagging is not there, so I have to add that by hand.

    To charge as much as Audible does for such low quality shows that they're not interested in giving fair value to the consumer.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of At Any Price & Rolling Hot?

    Both stories are well written and exciting. Drake's vivid writing makes you *smell* the burned iridium and plastic fumes after the weapons have fired their charges.


    What about Stefan Rudnicki’s performance did you like?

    I've listened to Stefan's readings Ender's Game, the Empire of Man series, etc. and enjoy his deep voice and range of emotions.


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

    Satisfaction with the story and reader. Disappointment with the poor quality files.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jason Midland, MI, United States 10-18-13
    Jason Midland, MI, United States 10-18-13 Member Since 2012

    I like Military Sci-Fi, regular military and military history. I like sickening amounts of technical details about weapons and vehicles of combat. I love tactics and survival/scavaging. The Bolo! series is by far my favorite series. Keith L aumer, William H. Keith, and David Weber probably my favorite writters for the series. I also love Day by Day Armageddon trililogy.

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    "Great read for military sci-fi lovers!"
    If you could sum up At Any Price & Rolling Hot in three words, what would they be?

    Excellent read with lots of technical details! As a former military Field Artilleryman, Drake uses a TON of military "lingo" that is accurate and means something to anyone who has been in the combat arms. I love the technical detail, the fact he isnt afraid to get gruesome with his details. All of these books are great! Recommend!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    All of the characters where my favorite and developed very well.


    What about Stefan Rudnicki’s performance did you like?

    Excellent as always!


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Hammer: Rolling Hot


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    Dan El Paso, TX, United States 05-02-11
    Dan El Paso, TX, United States 05-02-11 Member Since 2006
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    "More RCN and Less Hammertime"

    Drake is a good writer and these stories are also well written. But, they are just too one dimensional. The stories are about combat. The endings are good, but 5 hours of combat is too much for 30 minutes of philosophy.

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