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  • Coyote Frontier

  • A Novel of Interstellar Exploration
  • By: Allen Steele
  • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Allen Steele
  • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 388
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 252

The revolution that won Coyote's independence from Earth is 20 years past. Coyote's aging computers, aircraft, and medical equipment are badly in need of replacement. And the colony's survival is in question. Now the colony's hard-won independence depends on the descendants of Coyote's original settlers-versus help from Earth that may be more of a detriment than a boon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great 4th Book!

  • By Dennis on 09-30-12

so-so at best

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-15

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Some one with no understanding of basic science

What was most disappointing about Allen Steele’s story?

in the Forward to the book the author states at one time he did not think he should write a third book in the series. Sad to say he was correct. This is a bad humans messed up the Earth a possible scenario however anyone with a basic understanding of weather understands that two continents both in the Northern hemisphere on earth cannot have constant heat in one and cold in the other at about the same latitude once this premise was raised the book went down hill.

Which character – as performed by Peter Ganim and Allen Steele – was your favorite?

Carlos Montoya

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disapointment

  • 1635

  • The Papal Stakes
  • By: Charles E. Gannon, Eric Flint
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 23 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 289

New York Times best-selling author Eric Flint continues his Ring of Fire series with esteemed sci-fi author Charles E. Gannon. Rome in the year 1635 finds Frank Stone and his pregnant wife Giovanna in the clutches of Cardinal Borgia, whose political machinations and papal assassins may soon elevate him to Pope Borgia. Now Frank, along with Harry Lefferts and his infamous Wrecking Crew, must protect Pope Urban VII from all manner of treachery.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Audible - If you do a series do the whole series!!

  • By David W Boyd on 10-03-14

Unfortunate

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-29-14

Do you think 1635 needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No, The book it follows is not available from audible. There are four 1634 books and only one is here. Vastly disappointing since this volume references and follows closely one of the volumes not available the same thing is going to happen with the 1636 as there are multiple 1635 booksand again this is the only 1635 that does not coincide with this story.
highly disappointing.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Midst Toil and Tribulation

  • Safehold Series, Book 6
  • By: David Weber
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 28 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,574
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,452
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,448

After centuries of stasis, the island kingdom of Charis began to defy the edicts of the Church of God Awaiting - egged on, some say, by the mysterious warrior-monk Merlin Athawes. Now, in the wars and intrigues that have cascaded from Charis's declaration of independence, the populous Republic of Siddermark is sliding into chaos.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator is HORRIBLE - Love this series

  • By Ryan on 10-05-12

Narrator worst over actor of this or any year

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-13

Is there anything you would change about this book?

The narrator. In general this book was up to the quality I would expect from David Weber.

What didn’t you like about Kevin T. Collins’s performance?

From the very beginning every thing was done in a style I can only characterize as over acting and over dramatization. In all honesty if he narrates any further volumes in this series I highly doubt that I would select them. Also any other books that are narrated by Mr. Collins are off my list. Mispronunciation seems to be another of his failings.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

yes