Dark Eden (Beckett)
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(3.9 based on 770 ratings)
  • 1
    Dark Eden: A Novel | Chris Beckett

    Dark Eden: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Chris Beckett
    • Narrated By Matthew Frow, Jayne Entwistle, Ione Butler, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (625)
    Performance
    (582)
    Story
    (581)

    On the alien, sunless planet they call Eden, the 532 members of the Family shelter beneath the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees. Beyond the Forest lie the mountains of the Snowy Dark and a cold so bitter and a night so profound that no man has ever crossed it. The Oldest among the Family recount legends of a world where light came from the sky, where men and women made boats that could cross the stars. These ships brought us here, the Oldest say - and the Family must only wait for the travelers to return.

    Hope to see a sequel soon

    John Redlantern is done with simply waiting. He is one of more than 500 people stuck in a cycle that was intended to be temporary. They are all waitin..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 04 2014 by Holly Mo (Fogelsville, PA, United States)
  • 2
    Mother of Eden | Chris Beckett

    Mother of Eden

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Chris Beckett
    • Narrated By Jayne Entwistle, Bruce Mann, Heather Wilds, and others
    Overall
    (145)
    Performance
    (135)
    Story
    (134)

    Civilization has come to the alien, sunless planet its inhabitants call Eden. Just a few generations ago, the planet's 500 inhabitants huddled together in the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees, afraid to venture out into the cold darkness around them.

    My Pick for Best Book of 2015

    I'm actually surprised that Mother of Eden is my top pick of the year. It's a second book in a sci-fi trilogy that I was super excited to listen to - ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 07 2015 by Emily - Audible (NJ, United States)