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Guardian: The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Admiral Geary’s First Fleet of the Alliance has survived the journey deep into unexplored interstellar space, a voyage that led to the discovery of new alien species, including a new enemy and a possible ally. Now Geary’s mission is to ensure the safety of the Midway Star System, which has revolted against the Syndicate Worlds empire—an empire that is on the brink of collapse.

To complicate matters further, Geary also needs to return safely to Alliance space not only with representatives of the Dancers, an alien species, but also with Invincible, a captured warship that could possibly be the most valuable object in human history. Despite the peace treaty that Geary must adhere to at all costs, the Syndicate Worlds regime threatens to make the fleet’s journey back grueling and perilous.

And even if Geary escorts Invincible and the Dancers’ representatives safely unharmed, the Syndics’ attempts to spread dissent and political unrest may have already sown the seeds of the Alliance’s destruction...

©2013 John G. Hemry (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Rummel's performance is so entertaining that he makes listeners want to hear how he'll perform the story. He populates the international starfleet military with a multitude of accents. While his female characters tend to sound alike, his men growl and swagger through space with brio." (AudioFile)

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    D. Pope 08-25-15
    D. Pope 08-25-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Excellent Story, but Pace was Maddening"
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    I don't remember the last books being this deliberately paced. Every period had a beat and a half to two beats between sentence end and start. I don't remember the previous books having this problem. Because of it, though, I found it hard to listen to. I was either falling asleep or my mind was wandering between sentences. Were they just trying to make sure it was around the 7 hour mark?

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    Robert Miami, Fl, USA 08-05-15
    Robert Miami, Fl, USA 08-05-15 Member Since 2010

    I spend about 2 1/2 hrs a day commuting to work, so I have a good amount of Audible time. I love sci-fi, post apocalypse, and zombie books.

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    "One of my favorite"

    Really good one. Excited they finally go to "old" Earth!!! Have listened to the series a number of times and they just get better and better. Narration is OUTSTANDING!! ...as usual

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    Johnny 07-12-15
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    "awsome"

    awsome book. I really enjoyed that not every alien is friendly and easy to understand.

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    Beau Brady 06-18-15
    Beau Brady 06-18-15 Member Since 2007
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    "Can't wait for your next book, I love this series."

    Can't wait for your next book. I love this series. Please keep them coming I am looking forward to how they turn around the Alliance.

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    Scott 05-22-15
    Scott 05-22-15 Member Since 2015
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    "I really like this series"

    If you enjoyed the previous books, you will probably enjoy this one also. I've been listening to about 1 Lost Fleet book per month; it's going be tough waiting for the next installment to be written when I get through what is currently available.

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    Dwayne 04-18-15
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    "Good book needs more action and less politics"

    This book has great space battles but also lots of political content. It's a good story that grabs your attention quickly but at times it struggles to keep your attention due to long political battles

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    Verl 04-14-15
    Verl 04-14-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Great character development and interaction."

    Falls in line with the rest of the series. Hard to put down once I started to read. I enjoyed this book and look forward to the next.

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    Stephen Marlborough, CT, United States 03-25-15
    Stephen Marlborough, CT, United States 03-25-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Good book."

    Love the series, love the book. Really enjoyed it. Would recommend reading (listening to) it. As good as the others.

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    David & Barbara Allen 03-24-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Continues good story line"

    I continue to like the story line and the progression. I like the some what practical approach to science fiction physics

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    J. Sutton Tulsa, OK 03-12-15
    J. Sutton Tulsa, OK 03-12-15 Listener Since 2009

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    "Best in the series!!"

    I've listened to all of the Lost Fleet and the two before this Beyond, and this is certainly the best in the series so far!! Great book, good story, creative, original, and very entertaining!

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