Jon and Lobo
Books in series5
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(4.2 based on 173 ratings)
  • 1
    One Jump Ahead: Jon & Lobo, Book 1 | Mark L. Van Name

    One Jump Ahead: Jon & Lobo, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Mark L. Van Name
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Jon Moore wanted only to relax on the pristine planet of Macken - but Macken was the secret battleground of two megacorporations, both determined to control the local jump gate and the riches of an undeveloped world. Moore was too valuable a tool not to be used, whether or not he was willing. What the corporations didn't realize was that Moore had a mind of his own and a conscience that wouldn't let him quit until he'd righted their wrong. And Moore had Lobo - or just possibly, Lobo had Jon Moore, because this Assault Vehicle had a mind of its own,

    A fun ride through the cosmos

    One Jump Ahead is the first book in an awesome series. It's got the best AI ship I've ever read about. It's fast paced and it's fun. You'll love Lo..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 07 2012 by Robert (Redmond, OR, United States)
  • 2
    Slanted Jack: Jon & Lobo, Book 2 | Mark L. Van Name

    Slanted Jack: Jon & Lobo, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Mark L. Van Name
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The job looks simple enough: Jon Moore, the nanotech-enhanced, world-weary, soldier of fortune, agrees to help a con man, a friend from a part of his past he’d rather forget, protect a very special young boy. The deal doesn’t stay simple, as each move Jon and Lobo make results in more danger and more enemies. The situation grows even more complicated when a beautiful woman with an unclear agenda joins them in their quest.

    The most underappreciated series!!!!

    Would you please explain to me, why nobody wants to listen for this series?!!!

    The story is very interesting and getting more interesting by..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 02 2012 by Professor (United States)
  • 3
    Overthrowing Heaven: Jon & Lobo, Book 3 | Mark L. Van Name

    Overthrowing Heaven: Jon & Lobo, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Mark L. Van Name
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Jon Moore grew up in a prison laboratory. When he escaped with nothing but his body's nanotech enhancements and more anger than even a long lifetime could wash away, an entire planet died behind him. Memories of the things he’d done still haunted him; because of them, he often ended up helping those in need. His kindnesses frequently didn't work out well. This one really didn't work out well. This one really didn't work out well. It hurled Jon and Lobo, the intelligent assault vehicle and Jon's only friend, down an accelerating, ever more dangerous spiral.

    Großmeister

    Jon's work and life are similar to a complex chess game, you always have to count many moves ahead. For some time now Jon tried to keep it simple, som..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 11 2012 by Professor (United States)
  • 4
    Children No More: Jon & Lobo, Book 4 | Mark L. Van Name

    Children No More: Jon & Lobo, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Mark L. Van Name
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
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    No child should ever be a soldier. Jon Moore knew that better than most, having learned to fight to survive before he’d hit puberty. So when a former comrade, Alissa Lim, asks for his help in rescuing a group of children pressed into service by rebels on a planet no one cares to save, he agrees. Only later does he realize he’s signed up to do far more than he’d ever imagined.

    PAST COMES TO COLLECT

    Old acquaintance comes to ask for help, and this person knows what buttons to push,.so Jon & Lobo have no other choice but to help.

    The curr..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 24 2012 by Professor (United States)
  • 5
    No Going Back: Jon & Lobo, Book 5 | Mark L. Van Name

    No Going Back: Jon & Lobo, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Mark L. Van Name
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (30)
    Performance
    (28)
    Story
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    Haunted by memories of children he could not save, Jon Moore is so increasingly self-destructive that even his best friend, the hyper-intelligent Predator-Class Assault Vehicle, Lobo, is worried. When Jon risks meeting a woman from his distant past and undertakes a high-stakes mission, Lobo fears this will be their last. The job is illegal. They have to take on one of the oldest, most powerful men alive. Two different security forces are tracking them. And Jon is falling in love.

    Sci-fi, music, and yeah, love -- jump in anywhere.

    The previous book in this series, 2010???s Children No More, was my entry point, and right away I was very taken both by the dark, scarred history of ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 12 2012 by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn (Durham, NC USA)