Michael Z. Williamson
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Michael Z. Williamson

Michael Z. Williamson is retired military, having served twenty-five years in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. He was deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Desert Fox. Williamson is a state-ranked competitive shooter in combat rifle and combat pistol. He has consulted on military matters, weapons and disaster preparedness for Discovery Channel and Outdoor Channel productions and is Editor-at-Large for Survivalblog, with 300K weekly readers. In addition to these activities, Williamson tests and reviews firearms and gear for manufacturers. Williamson's books set in his Freehold Universe include Freehold, Better to Beg Forgiveness, and Do Unto Others. His novel The Hero - written in collaboration with New York Times best-selling author John Ringo-has reached modern classic status. Williamson was born in England, raised in Liverpool and Toronto, Canada, and now resides in Indianapolis with his wife and children.

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    • Freehold

    • Freehold, Book 1
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: Molly Elston
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 371

    Sergeant Kendra Pacelli is innocent, but that doesn't matter to the repressive government pursuing her. Mistakes might be made, but they are never acknowledged....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wow ! great story and homage to Heinlein

    • By Jon on 04-09-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • A Long Time Until Now

    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,938
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,811
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,816

    A military unit is thrust back into Paleolithic times with only their guns and portable hardware. Ten soldiers on convoy in Afghanistan suddenly find themselves lost in time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Different Than Expected--But an Excellent Listen !

    • By C. Hartmann on 06-11-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • The Hero

    • Legacy of the Aldenata
    • By: John Ringo
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 384
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 311

    The human was an expert sniper - and a psychopath. He had never failed in the past when he stalked human prey. But now he is on an enemy planet, and his prey is anything but human....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a bad book

    • By Matt on 12-01-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Weapon

    • Freehold, Book 2
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 356

    Kenneth Chinran was sent to Earth to sabotage its war machine - and even if he kept his sanity, he did not expect to survive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I liked it.

    • By Earl on 09-17-15

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Better to Beg Forgiveness

    • Freehold, Book 3
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: David Doersch
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    Celadon, a poor nation on a poor planet, engaged in civil war and a haven for every type of villainy in space, is ripe for cleanup....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Series<br />

    • By David on 10-17-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Angeleyes

    • Freehold, Book 8
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: Samantha Prescott
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    Angie Kaneshiro never planned to be a spy. She was a veteran of the Freehold Forces of Grainne and was now a tramp freighter crew-woman who hadn't set foot on the dirt of a world in 10 years....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad MZW book - lot of odd sex stuff

    • By Phil on 11-29-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Rogue

    • Freehold, Book 6
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    Kenneth Chinran commanded the elite unit assigned to take out an entire planet in a terrible war. Millions died; billions more perished in the aftermath....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The galaxy's greatest and deadliest dad ever

    • By Michael G Kurilla on 04-04-12

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Do Unto Others

    • Freehold, Book 5
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: Molly Elston
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    The Prescot family were miners. At one time, they were contracted to develop technology for a mineral-rich but uninhabitable system....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another great book from mad mike

    • By A. Southard on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Contact with Chaos

    • Freehold, Book 4
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    The Galactic Rumble Is On! First contact with an alien species - and, surprise, the human race is far from united. The Freeholders want trade. The U.N. wants to manage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Depth and Range

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-07-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • When Diplomacy Fails

    • Freehold, Book 7
    • By: Michael Z. Williamson
    • Narrated by: David Doersch
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Alex Marlow and Ripple Creek Security's best personal security detail return to action....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another winner from the Freehold universe

    • By Michael G Kurilla on 09-14-12

    Regular price: $21.95

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