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  • 1

    Stealing Light: Shoal, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Gary Gibson
    • Narrated By Charlie Norfolk
    Overall
    (100)
    Performance
    (88)
    Story
    (89)

    In the 25th century, only the Shoal possess the secret of faster-than-light travel (FTL), giving them absolute control over all trade and exploration throughout the galaxy. Mankind has operated within their influence for two centuries, establishing a dozen human colony worlds scattered along Shoal trade routes. Dakota Merrick, while serving as a military pilot, has witnessed atrocities for which this alien race is responsible.

    C. L. Turner says: "Fun, entertaining, something borrowed."
    Fun, entertaining, something borrowed.

    This is a good story that has definitely borrowed from classics like Ringworld. Definitely worth a listen and very enjoyable. It has some good origina..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 14 2012 by C. L. Turner (Provo, Utah, United States)
  • 2

    Nova War: Shoal, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Gary Gibson
    • Narrated By Charlie Norfolk
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (45)
    Performance
    (40)
    Story
    (41)

    Dakota and Corso discover not only that the Shoal are caught in an aeons-long conflict with a rival star-faring species, but that the Bandati have resolved to make an alliance with this race by giving them deadly knowledge acquired from the Magi starship; forging an unholy alliance with the Shoal-member Trader. Dakota is determined to stop them - but the destruction of millions of inhabited worlds appears inevitable.

    William says: "Starts slow, then more goodness."
    Starts slow, then more goodness.

    Listened to the book on Audible. Still love this series. First half of this book was a bit slow due to the introduction of new aliens that played a ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 18 2013 by William (Winter Park, FL, United States)