Children of a Dead Earth
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(4.1 based on 674 ratings)
  • 1
    The Ark: Children of a Dead Earth, Book 1 | Patrick S. Tomlinson

    The Ark: Children of a Dead Earth, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Patrick S. Tomlinson
    • Narrated By Mirron Willis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (530)
    Performance
    (492)
    Story
    (492)

    Humankind has escaped a dying Earth and set out to find a new home among the stars aboard an immense generation ship affectionately named the Ark. Bryan Benson is the Ark's greatest living sports hero, enjoying retirement working as a detective in Avalon, his home module. The hours are good, the work is easy, and the perks can't be beat. But when a crew member goes missing, Bryan is thrust into the center of an ever-expanding web of deception, secrets, and violence.

    Nearly there

    I wanted to like this book. I'll try the next one in the series. The concept is clever and the possibilities enormous. BUT. The writing needs tighteni..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 11 2016 by Michaela (Prosser, WA, United States)
  • 2
    Trident's Forge: Children of a Dead Earth, Book 2 | Patrick S. Tomlinson

    Trident's Forge: Children of a Dead Earth, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Patrick S. Tomlinson
    • Narrated By Mirron Willis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (144)
    Performance
    (137)
    Story
    (136)

    Against all odds, the Ark and her 30,000 survivors have reached Tau Ceti G to begin the long, arduous task of rebuilding human civilization. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, Tau Ceti G's natives, the g'tel, are coming to grips with the sudden appearance of what many believe are their long-lost gods.

    Exciting complicated ending!

    First of all, how can I rate the book 5 stars yet rate both the performance and story 4? Because there are problems with both, but the story as a whol..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 16 2016 by Trudy Owens (Orem, UT, US)