The Frontiers Saga
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  • 1
    Aurora: CV-01: Frontiers Saga, Book 1 | Ryk Brown

    Aurora: CV-01: Frontiers Saga, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
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    world recovering from a devastating plague. A brutal enemy threatening invasion. A young man seeking to escape the shadow of his father. A ship manned by a crew of fresh academy graduates. A top-secret experimental propulsion system. A questionable alliance with a mysterious green-eyed woman. What destiny has in store for the crew of the UES Aurora is far greater than any of them could ever imagine. And this is only the beginning....

    90% SciFi, 10% Cheese

    I have read all 10 books in the series and liked them all. The first two books are a little too cutesy in places--apparently the author thinks this i..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 16 2014 by John C. (South Dakota)
  • 2
    The Rings of Haven: Frontiers Saga, Book 2 | Ryk Brown

    The Rings of Haven: Frontiers Saga, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A ship stranded halfway across the galaxy. A difficult and lengthy journey home. A homeworld in urgent need of their return. And now they are running out of food. The crew of the Aurora must now trust their new allies in order to survive. But their situation may be far more serious than they imagined. And their actions could have repercussions across the galaxy. Their journey home may just have gotten slightly more complicated.

    Good, but lacking

    While still a good read, Haven lacked the intrigue, excitement, and pace of Aurora. Everything is a struggle for survival and after a while you becom..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 21 2013 by Scott (United States)
  • 3
    The Legend of Corinair: Frontiers Saga, Book 3 | Ryk Brown

    The Legend of Corinair: Frontiers Saga, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
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    A captain coming into his own. A handful of refugees stranded on board. A possible traitor in their midst. A voyage into the territory of the very enemy that pursues them. Sometimes legends become realities in unexpected ways. It seems that fate has the crew of the Aurora firmly in its clutches.

    A fun space opera

    This is book three in the Frontier series. We left Aurora as it jumped away from a battle in the “Rings of Haven” and they jumped further into enemy ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 18 2016 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 4
    Freedom's Dawn: Frontiers Saga, Book 4 | Ryk Brown

    Freedom's Dawn: Frontiers Saga, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A ship under siege. A world on the brink of civil war. A distraught people seeking a new beginning. A battle weary crew that can barely hold it together. Even a legend can use a little help from time to time. The crew of the Aurora, the Karuzari, and the Corinairans must find a way to work together, or else they may all perish.

    Great story

    This is book four in the Frontier Series. Aurora is damaged and in need of repair and upgrade. The Aurora is in obit above the planet of Corinair. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 09 2016 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 5
    Rise of the Corinari: Frontiers Saga Series, Book 5 | Ryk Brown

    Rise of the Corinari: Frontiers Saga Series, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A time to recover. A chance to make a new ally. A brief respite to repair and rearm. An opportunity for a people to regain their honor. For every civilization there comes a moment when a stand must be made against tyranny. The time has come for the Alliance to draw a line in the sand.

    Wish audible would have a special on this series

    Yes by far and even better then the text to speech version

    Reviewed on November 14 2013 by Shadowlord3 (Hilliard, OH, United States)
  • 6
    Head of the Dragon: Frontiers Saga Series, Book 6 | Ryk Brown

    Head of the Dragon: Frontiers Saga Series, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Time is running out. An ally has all but fallen. Resources are running low. The time for attack has come... The Alliance must strike deep into the heart of the empire. This time, the Aurora will be going home, or going to her grave.

    Action packed story

    This is book six of the series and it is best to read the books in order. As the story ended in book five with Aurora chasing a Ta’Akar warship into ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 09 2016 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 7
    The Expanse: The Frontiers Saga, Book 7 | Ryk Brown

    The Expanse: The Frontiers Saga, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
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    A newly repaired ship...A willing and eager crew...A host of new technologies...A long anticipated return home...The crew of the UES Aurora finally has the chance to fulfill their mission, but first they must complete a long and dangerous journey across a thousand light-years of unexplored space.

    A good space opera

    At last the Aurora is on the way home to earth, fully stocked and almost a full crew. It is not a boring journey. There is experimentation with the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 08 2016 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 8
    Celestia CV-02: The Frontiers Saga, Book 8 | Ryk Brown

    Celestia CV-02: The Frontiers Saga, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
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    A world divided... A ship under construction… A military scrambling to prepare a defense... A moment that everyone hoped would never come... The Earth Defense Force must find a way to defend their world against invasion by the Jung Empire. More importantly, they must protect their newest ship, the UES Celestia, as she may be their last hope.

    A new crew and new characters!

    If you've made it to book 8, you'll undoubtedly continue on as Celestia delivers as expected. We are introduced to new characters and the back story ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 24 2016 by Chris ()
  • 9
    Resistance: Frontiers Saga, Book 9 | Ryk Brown

    Resistance: Frontiers Saga, Book 9

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A chance to gain much needed resources... A group of highly trained, merciless soldiers... A half-completed ship on a trajectory to nowhere... A lone operative on familiar yet dangerous ground... Captain Scott and the crew of the Aurora have a chance to get everything they need to liberate their home world, but they may have to fight someone else's war first.

    Great Character Development

    High praise for book 9 as it delivers continued character development and an interesting storyline that moves the novels in an interesting direction. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 24 2016 by Chris ()
  • 10
    Liberation: The Frontiers Saga, Book 10 | Ryk Brown

    Liberation: The Frontiers Saga, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
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    Heartfelt reunions with friends... Desperate plans to gain advantage... Opportunities that cannot be ignored... Discovery of family once thought lost... The time has come for Captain Scott to fight for that which was taken...the very freedom of the world he was sworn to protect.

    Ryk Brown Raises His Game

    Yes. This audiobook packs some very well written fast paced action scenes wrapped around the continuing saga of two female main characters who, altho..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 16 2014 by rich (san jose, CA, United States)
  • 11
    Born of the Ashes: The Frontiers Saga, Book 11 | Ryk Brown

    Born of the Ashes: The Frontiers Saga, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
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    Captain Nathan Scott must decide whether to stand and fight to the end, or live to fight another day - even if it means the end of his world.

    Brown is maturing in his writing..best yet

    This is Brown's best yet. His characterizations are becoming well-developed with real emotions and real problems. Nathan Scott has matured into someon..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 05 2014 by Douglas (Clovis, CA, United States)
  • 12
    Rise of the Alliance: Frontiers Saga, Book 12 | Ryk Brown

    Rise of the Alliance: Frontiers Saga, Book 12

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (567)
    Performance
    (523)
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    A new ally providing aid... An old ally joining the fight... Their resources growing with each passing day... Their homeworld finally on the road to recovery... Things finally seem to be coming together for Captain Scott and the Alliance as he takes his forces on the offensive. However, the Jung may in turn give him more trouble than he bargained for.

    The Series was great! But...

    I think Ryk Brown's Frontiers Saga was well written and narrated by Jeffrey Kafer superbly; however, I have say that the fact it takes 12 credits puts..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 07 2015 by Michael L. Hasenfratz (Thousand Oaks, California USA)
  • 13
    A Show of Force: Frontiers Saga, Book 13 | Ryk Brown

    A Show of Force: Frontiers Saga, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The Aurora begins clearing a 20 light year sphere of safety around Earth, taking out Jung forces as they liberate the core systems. However, Captain Scott and the Alliance quickly discover that not every world wants to be liberated, and the Jung have a few surprises of their own.

    So you wanted a cliffhanger...here it is

    I listen to audio books everyday, especially when I am working. I listen to about five books a month. I attempt to listen to books that will stimulat..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 29 2015 by Garrick ()
  • 14
    Frontiers Saga Series #14: The Weak and the Innocent | Ryk Brown

    Frontiers Saga Series #14: The Weak and the Innocent

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
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    A ship in the hands of their enemy...A liberation gone wrong...A chance to double their ranks...A bold and daring plan...Their support from the Pentaurus cluster dwindling fast, the Alliance faces new and unpleasant realities in the Sol sector. But, as they soon discover, untoward changes have the potential to bring unexpected opportunities. The trick is in how you use them.

    Love this series!

    I have absolutely fallen in love with this series. Such a fantastic roller coaster of action and emotions. There are so many different views of the hu..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 12 2016 by Cerebral Mischief (Jacksonville, FL USA)
  • 15
    That Which Other Men Cannot Do: Frontiers Saga, Book 15 | Ryk Brown

    That Which Other Men Cannot Do: Frontiers Saga, Book 15

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Ryk Brown
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    With political unrest growing, the Alliance must rush to rebuild their fleet and expand their sphere of influence before their support runs out. But when the Jung up the ante, the Alliance must turn up the heat. Captain Nathan Scott and the Sol-Pentaurus Alliance must put everything on the line to save the Sol sector once and for all.

    Ryk Brown has matured as a writer--best yet

    From the first book in the series, I was hooked. Besides the great story lines, Brown has deftly matured his characters through the crucible of war, b..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 08 2016 by Douglas E. Noll ()