Halo
Books in series6
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(4.3 based on 2829 ratings)
  • 1

    Halo: The Fall of Reach

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Eric Nylund
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (727)
    Performance
    (446)
    Story
    (456)

    As the bloody Human-Covenant War rages on Halo, the fate of humankind may rest with one warrior, the lone SPARTAN survivor of another legendary battle...the desperate, take-no-prisoners struggle that led humanity to Halo: the fall of the planet Reach. Now, brought to life for the first time, here is the full story of that glorious, doomed conflict.

    Joseph says: "Great book and easy listen."
    Great book and easy listen.

    This book is obviously based on a video game. I'm not sure what some other reviewers were hoping to get out of the story, but I don't think it was me..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 01 2011 by Joseph (kingsland, GA, United States)
  • 2

    Halo: The Flood

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By William C. Dietz
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (396)
    Performance
    (249)
    Story
    (252)

    The Human-Covenant War, a desperate struggle for humankind's very survival, has reached its boiling point on the mysterious ring world called Halo. But the fierce Covenant warriors, the mightiest alien military force known, are not the only peril lying in wait.

    James says: "Robotic compare to The Fall Of Reach"
    Robotic compare to The Fall Of Reach

    The character in this book march through the story like robots. I loved the first story it had some feeling between the characters. Most of this book ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 09 2012 by James (Virginia Beach, VA, United States)
  • 3

    Halo: First Strike

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Eric Nylund
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (429)
    Performance
    (253)
    Story
    (259)

    Halo has been destroyed, and the threat it posed to sentient life neutralized. But victory has come at a terrible cost for the UNSC. Thousands of valiant soldiers fell in the battle to prevent the alien construct from falling into the enemy's clutches. Now, everything depends on the Spartan known as the Master Chief.

    Mike says: "Supprised"
    Supprised

    I was shocked by the quality and depth of the story. My son is a Halo 3 player so I downloaded the book when I saw it on sale. I listened to it and ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 19 2009 by Mike (Fenton, MI, USA)
  • 4

    Halo: Ghosts of Onyx

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Eric Nylund
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (499)
    Performance
    (272)
    Story
    (277)

    While the Master Chief defends a besieged Earth, and the myriad factions of the Covenant continue their crusade to eliminate humanity, an ultra-secret cell of the Office of Naval Intelligence, known as Section Three, devises a plan to buy the UNSC vital time. They're going to need hundreds of willing soldiers, though...and one more Spartan to get the job done.

    smokeyjunk@comcast.net says: "Engaging and fun. A good light listen"
    Engaging and fun. A good light listen

    I've only listened to Halo books so far, so #1! I've listened to radio plays and the like before, and this ranks up there. I've been warned to stay ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 16 2012 by smokeyjunk@comcast.net (Seattle, WA)
  • 5

    Halo: Contact Harvest

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Joseph Staten
    • Narrated By Holter Graham, Jennifer Taylor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (417)
    Performance
    (211)
    Story
    (215)

    It is the year 2524. Harvest is a peaceful, prosperous farming colony on the very edge of human-controlled space. But we have trespassed on holy ground, strayed into the path of an aggressive alien empire known as the Covenant. What begins as a chance encounter between an alien privateer and a human freighter catapults mankind into a struggle for its very existence.

    james says: "I'm not a gamer"
    I'm not a gamer

    Always looking for good sci fi on Audible. This book's got everthing I like in the genra; high tech gadgetry and theories, likeable characters (inclu..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 20 2008 by james (salem, OR, United States)
  • 6

    Halo: The Cole Protocol

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (361)
    Performance
    (214)
    Story
    (216)

    In the first, desperate days of the Human-Covenant War, the UNSC has enacted the Cole Protocol to safeguard Earth and its Inner Colonies from discovery by a merciless alien foe. Many are called upon to rid the universe of lingering navigation data that would reveal the location of Earth. Among them is Navy Lieutenant Jacob Keyes. Thrust back into action after being sidelined, Keyes is saddled with a top secret mission by ONI.

    Kelly says: "Keeps you on your toes"
    Keeps you on your toes

    It is impressive that the character development between the Covenant races is significantly extensive. Johnathan Davis also did a great job in narrati..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 16 2009 by Kelly (Lawrenceville, GA, USA)