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Galactic Convoy | [Bill Baldwin]

Galactic Convoy

Ursis nodded soberly out the Hyperscreens toward the merchant ships, then turned to Brim. "Out there, Wilf Ansor," he brooded, "are real heroes of war. To fight from behind disruptors of warship is something anyone can do. One can always count on lucky shooting to save him from disaster, or heavy armor plate at least. But to face enemy with only black void and thin sheet of hullmetal separating you from disruptors, and then stay in formation, that is kind of bravery we Sodeskayans record in Great Books."
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Ursis nodded soberly out the Hyperscreens toward the merchant ships, then turned to Brim. "Out there, Wilf Ansor," he brooded, "are real heroes of war. To fight from behind disruptors of warship is something anyone can do. One can always count on lucky shooting to save him from disaster, or heavy armor plate at least. But to face enemy with only black void and thin sheet of hullmetal separating you from disruptors, and then stay in formation, that is kind of bravery we Sodeskayans record in Great Books."

© Bill Baldwin; (P)Timberwolf Press

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    Alexander HungerfordUnited Kingdom 11-21-04
    Alexander HungerfordUnited Kingdom 11-21-04
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    "A Ripping Good Yarn"

    I have to say that after listening to "The Helmsman" every time I logged into my Audible account I looked to see if there were any other books published in the "Helmsman" series. After months of waiting, finally "Galactic Convoy" was posted.

    I downloaded this book with great anticipation and set to for a marathon listening session, two days later and after some 13 hours of totally enthralled listening I was done. Bill Baldwin & Timberwolf Press have done it again, for sheer enjoyment probably the best Audible Science Fiction I have listened to date.

    The main characters from the first book (The Helmsman) are all present and correct with a variety of the new that integrate seamlessly into the plot where the previous book left off. Bill Baldwin?s vivid imagination and descriptive ability, with the help of an excellent narrative cast put me right along side "Wilf".

    As our hero "Wilf Ansor Brim" again forges his way through the galaxy in adventure after adventure, (which I found utterly addictive in every way) I was with "Friend Wilf" sharing his sadness and joy, visiting the worlds he went to and battled the leaguers right along side him. In a book I can ask no more than that.

    This book is not a masterpiece of literature. However, if you like I enjoy a good ripping yarn that than entertained for a solid 13 hours then listen to this book. I have already checked to see if the next book is available, and unfortunately it?s not. (Take note Audible)

    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    Ausbin Centerville, GA, USA 11-30-04
    Ausbin Centerville, GA, USA 11-30-04 Member Since 2001
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    "Excellent Read"

    Best if you had read "The Helmsman" by Bill Baldwin. Overall very fast moving book that captures your full attention. I listen daily on a 30 minutes ride to and from work. This book has been one that I have stayed in the car to listen to when returning home. If you enjoyed Baldwin's earlier book you should enjoy this one.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Edward Forest Park, IL, USA 04-25-06
    Edward Forest Park, IL, USA 04-25-06 Member Since 2003
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    "Great Pulp SciFi Fun!"

    Sure the "acting" can be a little stiff at times. But who cares! It's a ripping good yarn!

    I have been hard on some of the bad acting and bad writing in other books sold on Audible (you should avoid Death Stalker like the plague), but the writing here is great fun and pretty tight. Be forewarned that the books in this series are occasionally predictable and kind of stiffly preformed, but the writing is fine and the plot is just good SciFi fun. Suspend your disbelief! Blow a credit! It's worth the adventure!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Keith F. Woeltje St. Louis, MO USA 12-21-04
    Keith F. Woeltje St. Louis, MO USA 12-21-04 Member Since 2004
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    "Not as good as the first one"

    I reviewed the Helmsman and said it was so bad that it was good-very entertaining. But in this second volume the horrible dialogue wears thin, and it isn't as much fun as the first book. The love triangle with Margo gets even more ridiculous. I'm sorry I wasted the time on it.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer Alden, MN, United States 09-15-10
    Jennifer Alden, MN, United States 09-15-10 Member Since 2009
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    "It just wasn't for me"

    I heard a few chapters of the first book on XM radio, was intrigued and ordered the book. I liked the first book and downloaded the second. This story seemed thin and I just couldn’t finish it. It wasn’t necessarily a bad book, it wasn’t unique enough for me and couldn't hold my attention.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Christian Houston, TX United States 03-31-05
    Christian Houston, TX United States 03-31-05 Member Since 2003
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    "Voot's Beard, this was BAD!"

    I'm not 100% sure why I bought this book in the first place. I had listened to the Helmsman the month before and thought that it was ridiculous, but I guess there was a core of a good "coming of age" story hidden among the sophomoric dialogue to make me come back for (and hope for) more. Unfortunately, I was sorely disappointed.

    The characters were wooden and predictable, the dialogue was stilted and laughable, and the "dramatization" was bad enough to make a high school drama class cringe! Don't get me wrong...I am a big fan of sci/fi and fantasy. However, I found myself looking at the timer on my Ipod repeatedly to see how much longer I had to endure the pain. If I had it to do over again, I would listen to an audio version of US tax law before I picked up this book.

    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Alvin Palo, IA, USA 11-17-08
    Alvin Palo, IA, USA 11-17-08 Member Since 2008
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    "more?"

    any one know when the rest of the Wilf Brim story will come to audio?

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Howard Valley, AL, USA 11-30-07
    Howard Valley, AL, USA 11-30-07 Member Since 2007
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    "Wolf Brem"

    I would hope that there will be another book on the life of Wolf Brem,,,,,,,,,,
    Excellent

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    "An Adventure"

    This a good story. It is a performance and the actors are very good. The story could be based anywhere, but in this case is based in space. It's about people embarking on a military mission which brings them together as a group, but inevitably, if it involves war, not all will make it through. Some good action events in the story and like any other story a big climax.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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