Flood
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    Flood | Stephen Baxter

    Flood

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By Chris Patton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (144)
    Performance
    (74)
    Story
    (76)

    Four hostages are rescued from a group of religious extremists in Barcelona. After five years of being held captive together, they make a vow to always watch out for one another. But they never expected this... The world they have returned to has been transformed by water - and the water is rising. As it continues to flow from the earth's mantle, entire countries disappear. High ground becomes a precious commodity. And before 50 years have passed, there will be nowhere left to run....

    A great "what-if" apolcalyptic exploration

    This was a great book. It is great "hard sci-fi" and those expecting a Hollywood type ride will be disapointed. The main characters are just there to ..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 30 2010 by Q (Pretoria, South Africa)
  • 2
    Ark | Stephen Baxter

    Ark

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By Chris Patton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (124)
    Performance
    (66)
    Story
    (67)

    With the discovery of another life-sustaining planet light years away, there is hope for a chosen few to leave the soon-to-be submerged Earth. Holle Groundwater is one of the candidates, having been trained for this purpose since childhood, when the ships Ark One and Ark Three were being built. But as Holle prepares to endure life aboard the Ark, she comes to realize that her attempt at escape may be more dangerous than trying to stay afloat on a drowning planet.

    OK

    Not as depressing as "Flood", but then neither is actually being depressed.

    I'm a big fan of Stephen Baxter's, but my over-riding memory ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 25 2011 by dunc (los angeles, california, US)