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  • Ruins of Empire

  • Blood on the Stars, Book 3
  • By: Jay Allan
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 624
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582

Captain Tyler Barron and the crew of Dauntless are finally enjoying the rest they've earned while their aging battleship gets the repairs and refit it desperately needs. But their respite will be short-lived. In the Badlands, deep in the haunted vastness of pre-Cataclysmic space, a new discovery threatens to upset the balance of power. Orbiting a world in a distant system is an ancient battleship, vastly larger and enormously more advanced than anything possessed by the contending powers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story great series

  • By Eric on 07-18-17

slipping, maybe.....

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

Reviewed: 11-07-17

I've been listening to the series. got hooked with Book one. Excellent "yarn" and excellent narration from Luke Daniels. Then started book 2, no Daniels, performance wasn't near as good, and considerably slower tempo. not good.
the story also started to get repetitious, with numerous, repeats on how "they were the best , " always win a one on one". To much effort mentioning ALL past happenings. and feeling that one person had for another. they were taking 3 chapters building from a start of contact, to a climatic battle...then it would END in 3 sentence. You have to be careful not to totally miss the climatic scene.
I'm hoping Book 4 gets back on track.

  • Iron Dragoons

  • Terran Armor Corps, Book 1
  • By: Richard Fox
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,994
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,880
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,876

Soldiers of the Terran Armor Corps wage war across the stars. Wired into mechanized battle suits, they fight the terrifying battles which must be won, no matter the cost. Their deeds are legend, their reputation feared by the enemies of Earth and her allies, but how the Corps forges young men and women into mighty warriors is shrouded by mystery. Roland Shaw lost his parents to war, he volunteers for the Armor Corps to honor their memory and discover just how far he can push himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely hands-down favorite

  • By Wes on 11-25-17

too notch mil sci fi.

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

Reviewed: 10-19-17

Even better than the ember war series excellent writing excellent performance .
can't wait for more

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Champion

  • Galactic Football League, Book 5
  • By: Scott Sigler
  • Narrated by: Scott Sigler
  • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 576
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 536
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 537

Seven centuries in the future, the sport of American football has never been bigger, never been faster, never been more lethal. Trillions of fans from all over the galaxy watch six unique races battle in contests so violent that deaths are part of the stat sheet. Star quarterback Quentin Barnes has led his beloved Ionath Krakens to glory on the gridiron and become the most-recognized individual in history, but it is off the field where his world crumbles around him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GFL Junkies, it's another winner!

  • By Ryan Nap11 on 10-10-14

GEL us an excellent series

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

Reviewed: 08-20-17

if you like football this series will be more interesting. But, if you don't I still recommend the read. the universe Sicker has created to.support the story's is very interesting. the info on the races and wars is very entertaining.
I actual wish the author should do a book about just the non football parts of the story. maybe for all the short pieces in the GFL series I to a single book, ending some more connective arcs and new facts and story's.

very entertaining. his Infected series is food too.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Fight and Flight

  • Magic 2.0, Book 4
  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9,252
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,717
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,695

Martin and his friends discovered that their world is computer generated and that by altering the code they could alter reality. They traveled back in time to Medieval England to live as wizards. Almost everything they've done since then has, in one way or another, blown up in their faces. So of course they decide to make dragons. It does not go well.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Major stumble in a great series

  • By Lily on 05-11-17

Sarcastic funniness!!

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

Reviewed: 05-26-17

I've read all 4 books in the series. This is the funniest one of them all. The story isn't as full and there really isn't a Villain. But , if you are like me and like these books because of the different characters and their interaction. This book is REALLY good.
I had more laugh out loud moments than any of the others. The narrator has these characters down pat. He does such a good job I'm currently looking for more of his books, I've only done that for RC Bray.
The constant sarcastic comedic action and the unapologetic attitude of eac characters and there faults keeps the story going and makes for a very enjoyable read.

  • For We Are Many

  • Bobiverse, Book 2
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 46,021
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 43,076
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,952

Bob Johansson didn't believe in an afterlife, so waking up after being killed in a car accident was a shock. To add to the surprise, he is now a sentient computer and the controlling intelligence for a Von Neumann probe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Denis E.Taylor Sets A New Standard For Sci-Fi

  • By Devin on 04-18-17

a series worthy of the Bawba get it great story te

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

Reviewed: 04-27-17

great story good laughs
can't wait for the next. hjop dfully the wait won't be long

  • @War

  • The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex
  • By: Shane Harris
  • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 379

The United States military currently views cyberspace as the "fifth domain" of warfare - alongside land, sea, air, and space - and the Department of Defense, National Security Agency, and CIA all field teams of hackers who can - and do - launch computer virus strikes against enemy targets. In fact, as @War shows, US hackers were crucial to our victory in Iraq.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating and frightening

  • By S. Yates on 01-13-17

Good

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

Reviewed: 06-12-15

Good book, but Countdown to Zero offers more depth if that is what you are looking for. Cyber War is also good.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Genesis: Arisen, Book 0.5

  • By: Michael Stephen Fuchs
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,318
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,242

Tucked away in a high-tech Tactical Operations Center, inside an isolated safehouse in the Horn of Africa, sits Agency analyst Zack Altringham. He is Kenyan-born, Princeton-educated, badly burnt-out - and condemned by his language and cultural skills to a lifetime of fighting America's shadow counter-terror wars.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe better to read this after books 1-3?

  • By Tilo on 04-18-15

Good story well written and spoken

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

Reviewed: 02-11-15

Good Zombie story. Narrator rocks
Buying the rest of the series now. Narrator also did The Martian which is a GREAT book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 162,091
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 149,598
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 149,432

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it even if you've seen the movie

  • By R. MCRACKAN on 12-08-17

Stunning

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

Reviewed: 02-08-15

A great book and a great narration. Can't wait for his next book and the movie.
Great story, science, and humor.
Also, loved the narrator so much I bought the 'Arisen' series to hear more. Made it through half of the first one and I'm not disappointed.