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Leviathan Wakes Audiobook

Leviathan Wakes

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Publisher's Summary

James S.A. Corey delivers compelling SF that ranks with the best in the field. In Leviathan Wakes, ice miner Jim Holden is making a haul from the rings of Saturn when he and his crew encounter an abandoned ship, the Scopuli. Uncovering a terrifying secret, Jim bears the weight of impending catastrophe. At the same time, a detective has been hired by well-heeled parents to find a missing girl, and the investigator’s search leads him right to the Scopuli.

©2011 Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

“… kickass space opera.” (George R.R. Martin)

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    KnightT 06-17-16
    KnightT 06-17-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Space Detective Meets Space Cowboy"

    Excellent story and characters that weave a fast paced story of the complexity of a human colonized solar system facing horror from "out there" and from within. Well done!

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    Greg Visalia, CA, United States 06-16-16
    Greg Visalia, CA, United States 06-16-16 Member Since 2010
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    "What? , this is science fiction?"

    Enjoyed the story and characters, and that they had normal names like Fred and Holden.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Matt 06-16-16
    Matt 06-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Now I have to buy the second one!"

    The story was really well done. It achieved what I think a book should... I anticipated my rides to and from work. I sat in the car several times for 30 minutes to an hour finishing out chapters. It's like a really good mystery thriller that happens to take place across our inner solar system. I am a suckered for anything space, so suffice it to say that I came for the space part, and stayed and will continue this series for the story and the great characters within.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    David LANCASTER, CA, United States 06-16-16
    David LANCASTER, CA, United States 06-16-16 Member Since 2009
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    "piqued interest"


    worth getting second book. i wonder where sci-fi is going with it. 1 2

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    Jonathan Collier Waltham, MA 06-16-16
    Jonathan Collier Waltham, MA 06-16-16 Member Since 2012

    I am remarkable.

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    "Moderately memorable"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    After only a few months, I don't remember much about this book except how annoying the anachronistic accents were.


    How could the performance have been better?

    The narrator was talented, but I just couldn't get over how annoying the accents were. The one exception being the artificial being, which had a great voice.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    This would fit very well into the terrible SyFy movie genre.


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    Dancey Apple 06-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Good story, terrible narration."

    If I were to read the story myself or had it been narrated better I would have enjoyed it much more and maybe even want to continue the series. But Jefferson Mays' performance is lacking. The monotonous and droning tempo of his reading made what should have been an exciting story drag on far too long. His characters all sound the same and they never seem to get excited. He sounded bored while reading and thus I was bored listening.

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    Despath 06-11-16
    Despath 06-11-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved every second of it!"

    Fascinating and actually quite believable future for mankind. I really felt like I was 200 yrs from now for a little while.
    thanks

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    Sarah NY 06-07-16
    Sarah NY 06-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Sorry Jeff"
    Any additional comments?

    Heard really good things about Leviathan Wakes, but will probably have to pick up a hardcopy/ebook. The reader is pretty expressionless and not a good fit for tech-heavy sci-fi, I kept losing track of the reading and resetting the audio by a few minutes to catch what I missed but it just faded into background noise again. Got about an hour in before giving up, couldn't tell you what happened during that time.

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    patrick kotenberg 06-06-16
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    "Not for me."

    Found the story lacking. In world building. In character development. I was expecting the story to be much grander. A space Odyssey. Instead I found a very predicable boring drudge to the last page.

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    Steven 06-05-16
    Steven 06-05-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Nice listen "

    Wife stopped listening in the first half hour. Swearing, toilet humour and the mention of a hand job. It did clean up after a bit though. Really wish Audible had a profanity guage.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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