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  • Renegade Star: Publisher's Pack 2

  • Renegade Star Series, Books 3 and 4
  • By: JN Chaney
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 500
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 474
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475

Renegade Star: Publisher's Pack 2 contains books 3 and 4 of the Renegade Star series. Renegade Moon, Book 3. A Renegade never surrenders. After evading both the Union and the Sarkonian Empire, Jace and the crew are off in search of Earth. With the help of Titan, their new base of operations, Jace believes they might just have a chance. That is, if they can outrun the two armies at their backs, and somehow manage to survive a galaxy that wants them dead. Not exactly a walk in the park. But no one ever said being a Renegade was easy. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Exciting

  • By Daniel on 05-09-18

This is the One You’ve Been Waiting For

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

Reviewed: 05-16-18

Pulse pounding action, wonderful lovable characters. Brilliant narration.
If you loved Firefly? If you loved Han Solo? JN Chaney has created the Universe you want to inhabit.
Epic in the original sense of the word, The Renegade series of Audible books is a must listen to.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Renegade Star

  • By: JN Chaney
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 521
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 490
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487

Jace Hughes is a Renegade. That means taking almost any job that comes his way, no matter the situation. So long as he can keep his ship floating, he's free to live the life he wants. But that all changes when he meets Abigail Pryar, a nun looking for safe passage out of the system. Too bad there's something off about the cargo she's carrying. Jace knows he shouldn't ask too many questions, but when strange sounds start coming from inside the large, metal box, he can't help but check it out. Big mistake. To make matters worse, he's being pursued by unknown ships - who want that cargo.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great book to get lost in for the weekend

  • By Anonymous User on 04-02-18

The Space Opera you’ve been looking for

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

Reviewed: 04-11-18

This is the intelligent space opera you’ve been looking for all your life.
Realistic, lovable characters whose motivations are understandable. A story line which draws you in further and further in which mystery abounds. JN Chaney joins my list of grab it first authors. Luke Daniels’ voice acting is prime stuff.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Hero

  • Thousand Worlds, Book 4
  • By: Joel Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Maxwell Glick
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Metzada is an inhospitable planet of Epsilon Indi whose inhabitants -- most descendants from refugees forced to leave Israel -- can survive only because its men are highly skilled mercenaries, Metzada’s one export that brings in revenue. When young Ari Hanavi freezes in combat twice, he has one last chance to survive and even become a “hero”. Scenes of battle, military command and operations are expertly portrayed in this novel about a young man who must overcome his terror while dealing with his fellow soldiers and fighting an enemy force. Set in the same world as Not for Glroy, which David Drake called “a swift-paced, brutal, excellent political novel about the soldier of the future”.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Poor Reading

  • By David on 04-06-18

Poor Reading

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

This is a favorite story by a great sci fi author. Unfortunately the quality of the reading is very low. Staccato delivery, incorrect emphasis of phrases. The mistakes that Mr. Glick makes kept dropping me out of the story making it nearly incomprehensible.

  • Not for Glory

  • Thousand Worlds, Book 3
  • By: Joel Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Maxwell Glick
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Metzada is an inhospitable planet of Epsilon Indi whose inhabitants - most descendants from refugees forced to leave Israel - can survive only because its men are highly skilled mercenaries, Metzada’s one export that brings in revenue. When young Ari Hanavi freezes in combat twice, he has one last chance to survive and even become a “hero”. Scenes of battle, military command, and operations are expertly portrayed in this novel about a young man who must overcome his terror while dealing with fellow soldiers.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narration

  • By David on 04-03-18

Poor narration

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

Reviewed: 04-03-18

This is the perfect example of a great book nearly ruined by poor reading. Me. Glick is spotty on pronunciation, amazingly ignorant of some terms. Gi is pronounced Gee not Gee Eye.
Note for aspiring voice actors: immerse yourself in the story.

  • The Peshawar Lancers

  • By: S. M. Stirling
  • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell
  • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

In the mid-1870s, a violent spray of comets hits Earth, decimating cities, erasing shorelines, and changing the world's climate forever. And just as Earth's temperature dropped, so was civilization frozen in time. Instead of advancing technologically, humanity had to piece itself back together.... In the 21st century, boats still run on steam, messages arrive by telegraph, and the British Empire, with its capital now in Delhi, controls much of the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Alternative History

  • By Kyle Ellsworth on 12-12-17

Poor narration

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

Reviewed: 11-17-17

A great book nearly spoiled by a bad reading.
Narrator said EACH sentence in the EXACT same cadence and inflection

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Starship Troopers

  • By: Robert A. Heinlein
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,807
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7,141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,175

Join the Army and See the Universe. That is the motto of The Third Space War, also known as The First Interstellar War, but most commonly as The Bug War. In one of Robert Heinlein's most controversial best sellers, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the universe - and into battle with the Terrain Mobile Infantry against mankind's most alarming enemy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My favorite book ever

  • By Michael on 06-28-06

Disappointing performance

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

Reviewed: 10-29-16

Mr James should have read this book before trying to read it aloud. Bad timing and cadence, emphasizing the wrong words, mispronounced names, spoonerized sentences. Very disappointed with his version of this classic sci-fi novel.