Greg Mandel
Books in series3
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(4.2 based on 2016 ratings)
  • 1
    Mindstar Rising: The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 1 | Peter F. Hamilton

    Mindstar Rising: The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated By Toby Longworth
    Overall
    (919)
    Performance
    (824)
    Story
    (822)

    It's the 21st century, and global warming is here to stay, so forget the way your country used to look. And get used to the free market, too – the companies possess all the best hardware, and they're calling the shots now. In a world like this, a man open to any offers can make out just fine. A man like Greg Mandel for instance, who's psi-boosted, wired into the latest sensory equipment, carrying state-of-the-art weaponry – and late of the English Army's Mindstar Battalion.

    Portrait of a SciFi master as a novice

    Relative to Hamilton's more recent work (the Commonwealth Saga), Mindstar Rising is clearly not in the same league. That said, this 1st book of the Gr..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 13 2012 by Michael G. Kurilla (ROCKVILLE, MD, United States)
  • 2
    A Quantum Murder: The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 2 | Peter F. Hamilton

    A Quantum Murder: The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated By Toby Longworth
    Overall
    (572)
    Performance
    (510)
    Story
    (513)

    Dr Edward Kitchener, a brilliant researcher into quantum cosmology, lies dead with his lungs spread out on either side of his open chest. Only a mercenary or professional killer could have breached the premier-grade security system - but why would a professional waste time in ritual slaughter? Greg Mandel, psi-boosted ex-private eye, is enticed out of retirement to launch an investigation into a past which - according to Kitchener’s theories - might never have happened.

    Excellent sci-fi murder mystery

    A Quantum Murder is the 2nd book in Greg Mandel trilogy. Although, this is a standalone story, all the relevant characters from Book 1, Mindstar Risin..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 25 2012 by Michael G. Kurilla (ROCKVILLE, MD, United States)
  • 3
    The Nano Flower: The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 3 | Peter F. Hamilton

    The Nano Flower: The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated By Toby Longworth
    Overall
    (525)
    Performance
    (466)
    Story
    (469)

    Julia Evans, billionairess owner of Event Horizon, has for 15 years been the power behind England’s economic renaissance – but now she’s in trouble. With her husband missing, and rival companies suddenly claiming to have acquired a technology impossibly superior to anything on Earth, she has no time to take notice of a single flower delivered anonymously. But this flower possesses genes millions of years in advance of any terrestrial DNA.

    Sci-fi mastery in full bloom for the nanoflower

    Nanoflower completes the Greg Mandel trilogy. Compared to the first two installments, Greg is now comfortably middle aged, a father with 4 kids (and o..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 10 2012 by Michael G. Kurilla (ROCKVILLE, MD, United States)