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Extinction: Star Force, Book 2 | [B. V. Larson]

Extinction: Star Force, Book 2

In the second book of the Star Force series, Kyle Riggs has another bad year. The Nano ships have a new mission--one that sentences their pilots to death. Meanwhile, the governments of Earth want to steal Star Force's Nano technology for their own. Worst of all, Earth has made a promise to the Macros, and the machines are coming to collect.
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Publisher's Summary

Earth's Star Force Marines invade an alien world!

In the second book of the Star Force series, Kyle Riggs has another bad year. The Nano ships have a new mission - one that sentences their pilots to death. Meanwhile, the governments of Earth want to steal Star Force's Nano technology for their own. Worst of all, Earth has made a promise to the Macros, and the machines are coming to collect.

Extinction is the story of Earth's entry into an interstellar war between living creatures and machines. And to buy the peace, we've signed up with the machines.

Battle stations! Listen to another Star Force novel.

©2011 B. V. Larson (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

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    Nils heber, UT, United States 04-27-13
    Nils heber, UT, United States 04-27-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Surprisingly good"

    I'm not a huge fan of military sci-fi, but this one has some pretty nice twists on the standard pattern. For the most part the characters are likeable and the plot is interesting.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    ken Quincy, MA, United States 04-05-13
    ken Quincy, MA, United States 04-05-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Good Sequel"
    Would you listen to Extinction again? Why?

    Definitely. The story is action packed and exciting. The second half is much more interesting that the first which is all building action to the combat.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Extinction?

    As soon as they join the Macros the book becomes impossible to put down.


    Which character – as performed by Mark Boyett – was your favorite?

    KYLE RIGGS, super professor!


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

    The list of humanities enemies just got longer


    Any additional comments?

    Really fun read, can't wait for the next one

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Randy SCHOHARIE, NY, United States 03-18-13
    Randy SCHOHARIE, NY, United States 03-18-13 Member Since 2010
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    "creative and full of twists"
    Where does Extinction rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is a great distraction if you are looking to give your brain a rest. It is very engaging, has a great story line, fully developed characters and a good reader.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Marvin. you never know what he will do next.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    the loss of nanites at the onset of the book


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

    fighting for the survival of the human race


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Adam 12-14-12
    Adam 12-14-12 Member Since 2013
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    "Fast paced and gritty."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    If you like old school action where the main character kicks butt and gets the girl, this is probably a good series for you. If you're looking for complex characters, dialogue, or scientific theory, you might want to save your credit.


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

    Yes.


    Any additional comments?

    If "Swarm: Star Force, Book 1" picked you up and wouldn't put you down, "Extinction: Star Force, Book 2" will inject you with Nanos. V.B. Larson does a great job of creating a world where action is king, and one suicidal man is just crazy enough to try filling the leading role. This is a fast paced, fun read that doesn't take itself too seriously. It's sprinkled with science, space, and tech, but keeps things flowing.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Iain Hutchinson 10-13-12
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    "A saga worth listening to"
    If you could sum up Extinction in three words, what would they be?

    Detailed, expansive, thrilling


    What other book might you compare Extinction to and why?

    Jonn Carter, credible aliens and the exploitation of known technology in an expanded manner


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The description of the worms attacking


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

    High tech marines meet high tech machines


    Any additional comments?

    An entertaining series which I have enjoyed

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Paul 10-08-12
    Paul 10-08-12 Member Since 2011

    I like to listen to a good book. Mostly Sci-Fi but some others. I listen to them while on the road or before I go to sleep. Thanks Audible!

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    "Great series so far"
    Would you listen to Extinction again? Why?

    I find this book as good if not better then the first one. Where I thought the first one was a little slow in the beginning, this one picks up from the first with non stop action.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Dennis 10-08-12
    Dennis 10-08-12
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    "Already buying the next in the series!"

    Just wanted the world to stop while I listened to this book. Am buying all the rest in the series.
    Narrator is excellent.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Winacott Oshawa, ON, Canada 05-08-12
    Winacott Oshawa, ON, Canada 05-08-12 Member Since 2010
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    "It just gets better"

    after listening to Swarm, I downloaded the next two, starting with this one. Book two in the series did not disappoint in anyway. Now that I know the players in the story line and can relate to them, it is just getting better. I loved Swarm, I love this one even more.

    I have started to listen to the third book in the series and have already downloaded the last (book four)

    Mark Boyett is still bring the players to life for me. Easy to listen to. I will be looking for other books narrated by him. He is now moving to the top of my favorite readers.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    M. L. Mixon Milwaukee, WI 03-20-12
    M. L. Mixon Milwaukee, WI 03-20-12 Member Since 2015

    Matthew Reilly Fan

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    "Fully enjoyable"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This was a fun listen! There is a bit of foreshadowing that I expect will payoff in future books in the series.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    James United States 01-27-12
    James United States 01-27-12 Member Since 2003
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    "Book 2 Just as good as Book 1"

    B. V. Larson does it again.... Book 2 held my attention just as strongly as book 2. Anyone that is a space Sci-Fi fan will enjoy this series.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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