Summoned by Paloma's desperate call, Miles reaches her apartment too late. She is already dead, and a seemingly indifferent police force wants no part of Miles's offer of assistance. He undertakes his own investigation and uncovers a link between Paloma's death and the Moon's largest law firm. The executives there are known to be ruthless. And they have a secret they are clearly willing to kill to protect.
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"If there's any such thing as a sci-fi CSI, the Retrieval Artist novels set the tone. (The Edge)
"Top 10 Greatest Science Fiction Detective Novels of all Time." (io9.com)
"Some of the best science fiction ever written." (Orson Scott Card)
Since the first book in the retrieval artist series (The Disappeared), I was impressed by the thoroughness of the plot line. The technical aspects of a moon based dome life, as well as on other planets are very well thought out. Then there are the aliens, of which the author has done well to go outside the cliche format of humanoids only, and provided serious thought to the impact of how these would behave based on her predetermined definitions. I applaud the thoroughness of the series as a whole.
Ms. Rusch, while a good writer, seems to be running out of steam here with this 5th installment of the series. Too many contrived and complicated plot twists.
Jay Snyder's outstanding performance can't salvage this one.
I have really enjoyed listening to this series on long trips or walking my dog. Sometimes the dog got a longer walk when I was really into some of the more exciting chapters! Jay Snyder does an excellent job too!
Every time I finish one of these books I say to myself time to try something else, but when I come to choose another book I simply have to finish all the books in the series and download another Retrieval artist story. I just wish I did not have so much trouble downloading them, the software used to do this gets -(minus)5 stars, thumbs up for Kristine Kathryn Rusch but thumbs down for Audible.
I really enjoy this series. Its very immersive and the readers are fantastic. Its Sci/Fi but not too out there as far as politics and curroption. I also think that its great that this book along with the others I've listened to don't contain explicit language or content.
Born to read
I am really enjoying this series
the future world is interesting
I like Miles he is a complicated man
and his friends
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