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Guardian Audiobook

Guardian: Jack Sigler: Continuum, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Jack Sigler, Callsign: King, has been a lot of things in his life. A soldier, a father, a hero. But now he's taking up a new title: guardian.

After a life fighting billionaire madmen, terrorists, and unnatural threats, he's stuck thousands of years in the past, using his knowledge of history and modern warfare to right wrongs and stand up for those in need.

When he meets a 12-year-old boy - the prince of the Babylonian Empire - who is to be sacrificed to the ancient goddess Tiamat by a twisted High Priest, King steps in, sword swinging. But what starts as a simple snatch-and-grab, quickly turns into a pitched battle against a legion of men and hideous creatures. As Tiamat rises from her ancient resting place, the fate of the world - and King's future - is at stake.

Trapped millennia in the past and gifted with regenerative abilities, King must live out the centuries until he returns to his own time and his family. The Jack Sigler Continuum series tells the events that occurred in King's life as a result of the full-length novel, Omega, but no prior reading is required to enjoy the Continuum series. Each story will be a standalone adventure, and a great jumping-on point.

©2014 Jeremy Robinson (P)2014 Jeremy Robinson

What the Critics Say

"Rocket-boosted action, brilliant speculation, and the recreation of a horror out of the mythologic past, all seamlessly blend into a rollercoaster ride of suspense and adventure." (James Rollins, New York Times best-selling author of The Eye of God)

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    K. Allenby Grimsby, UK 09-26-14
    K. Allenby Grimsby, UK 09-26-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic!"

    What a great, fun listen. I honestly could not stop listening. Lots of action and extremely well written. Robinson & Holloway are a fascinating combination. I would strongly recommend listening to the other Chess Team/ Jack Sigler Thrillers before picking this one up as it does have some major spoilers that happen in those, however, if you don't mind spoilers go ahead and get this. I can guarantee you will not be sorry.

    Jeffrey Kafer is King, I can't imagine anyone else voicing him now. Even when I read, in my mind when King speaks, it's Kafer's voice I hear. He goes a fantastic job of bringing the story alive, how he manages all those difficult pronunciations is beyond me. A first class performance.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    David 09-06-15
    David 09-06-15
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    "good, king"

    need more about king travels though time and how he shaped it , but a good read




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    Miss Lyn Raleigh NC 08-09-15
    Miss Lyn Raleigh NC 08-09-15 Member Since 2016

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    "Jack and Daniel"
    Where does Guardian rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It is one of the best.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved how they brought together loved characters from the bible and Jack.


    What does Jeffrey Kafer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He brings a depth and inflection.


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

    If you thought lions were scary, try this.


    Any additional comments?

    Great listen

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    John P. Craig FPO, AP United States 05-10-15
    John P. Craig FPO, AP United States 05-10-15 Member Since 2014

    Proud and blessed husband

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    "Not too bad"

    I enjoyed the story but it wasn't a heart stopper. The story didn't last very long either which was fine, but I felt that it could have been longer. The narrator was ok, well paced but his voice didn't match what I envisioned in the story.

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    Tyra Kennedy VO 03-26-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great book, awesome narration!"

    This was a great listen. Mr. Kafer really brought the characters and the story to life! Well done Jeffrey Kafer

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    Tony 09-10-14
    Tony 09-10-14
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    "Enjoyable listen, left me wanting more"
    What made the experience of listening to Guardian the most enjoyable?

    I really enjoyed listening to Jeffrey Kafer narrate this book. I felt immersed in the story and was enjoying the journey. The story while sci-fi and dealing with time travel, was clear and engaging. I will definitely follow this series.


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    Lori Trisler Wichita, KS USA 08-28-14
    Lori Trisler Wichita, KS USA 08-28-14 Member Since 2006
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    "More Please!"

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book. From the first few minutes I was drawn into ancient Babylonia with Jack Siglar. The story was action packed. Although I'm tempted to go back and read the series that leads up to this one it wasn't necessary for enjoyment of this book. Looking forward to the next one.

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    med c 08-23-14
    med c 08-23-14
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    Any additional comments?

    A thrilling adventure that can be easily lsten to in one evening! The story follows Jack who finds himself thrust back in time guarding a young prince who has been marked for death. Robinson and Holloway make for an interesting literary pairing! Bringing together fictional characters along with an interesting mixture of biblical characters.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Wesley New Britain, CT, United States 10-14-14
    Wesley New Britain, CT, United States 10-14-14 Member Since 2012

    I love to read and since 2011 I have been mostly listening to audiobooks because oftentimes there is nothing like a good narrator.

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    "King thousands of years in the past."

    This book/novella takes place after Omega when Jack is living in the past. Sure, it is nice to know what happened in the previous books but if you've never read a Chess Team book you'll still be able to enjoy the book. Jeremy Robinson doesn't hand hold you through the back story the way some authors do but he does fill in the relevant parts well enough.

    The narrator, as in previous books, does a great job. I never have a problem immersing myself in the story when Jeffery Kafer is narrating.

    If you enjoy the Chess Team series then this novella is a no-brainer, get it. but I recommend this even if you haven't read any of the Chess Team books. It is written well and the pace of the story moves along quite nicely. The author's writing style always makes it hard for me to put the book/audiobook down. It's the cliche wanting to know what happens next.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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