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  • 1

    The Lighthouse Land: The Lighthouse Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Adrian McKinty
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle

    When Jamie’s mother inherits a small island and moves her little family from Harlem to Ireland, her troubled son sees a chance to start over, far away from the bullies and the pitying stares. Cancer has left Jamie without an arm or the will to speak. But Muck Island is no sanctuary, and it offers more than solitude and sea views. Jamie learns that he is heir to an ancient title—Laird of Muck, Guardian of the Passage—and certain otherworldly responsibilities.

    Kathy says: "Brilliant!"

    McKinty is a wonderful storyteller and he has really written something special in this Lighthouse series. I was more familiar with his gritty, gory..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 21 2011 by Kathy (Bedford, TX, United States)
  • 2

    The Lighthouse War: The Lighthouse Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Adrian McKinty
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle

    Jamie O’Neill is back on Earth, where no one but his best friend Ramsay knows he’s the hero of a great war that saved an alien nation. Now he’s back to being a kid with one arm, no girlfriend, and a band that plays bad songs about intergalactic romance. Then news breaks on the Internet: a space probe has picked up a coded message from far across the galaxy. NASA’s best scientists can’t figure out what it says. Only Jamie and Ramsay realize it’s a message from Altair. They’re needed again.

    Bill Browder says: "Great writer"
    Great writer

    I love Adrian McKinty's writing. His Dead novels are among my favorites. I think he is a little out of his element writing a semi young adult SF serie..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 21 2014 by Bill Browder (Ocala, Fl USA)
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    The Lighthouse Keepers: The Lighthouse Trilogy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Adrian McKinty
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle

    In this final and most ambitious book in a wonderfully inventive trilogy, veteran interplanetary travelers Jamie and Ramsay must protect their alien friend Wishaway, now living with them on Earth, from the scrutiny of sinister forces on their own planet. In the meantime, Wishaway’s beloved home planet of Altair seems to be hurtling toward doom.

    Karen says: "unexpected suspenseful book"
    unexpected suspenseful book

    Great development of the main characters throughout the trilogy. The first book makes you want to delve right into the next book. As I finished the la..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 07 2012 by Karen (Casper, WY, United States)