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Frank Endicott

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  • The Circuit

  • By: Rhett C. Bruno
  • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
  • Length: 28 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 497
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 494

Earth is a dying planet. To survive, humanity founds the Circuit, a string of colonies across the solar system, dedicated to mining resources vital to preserving what remains of mankind. Here there are no heroes or villains, only those willing to do what's necessary to survive. The New Earth Tribunal, a powerful religious faction, has risen to rule the Circuit. They believe a Spirit within the Earth will one day appear and welcome humanity back home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An author who understands science fiction and true story telling!

  • By Alan McDonald on 07-03-18

It was just okay for me.

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

Reviewed: 09-20-18

It was hard for me to keep listening to this series . It was okay. I just wanted more action.

  • Odysseus Ascendant

  • Odyssey One, Book 7
  • By: Evan Currie
  • Narrated by: David de Vries
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 823
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 768
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 768

The Empire has set its sights on its next target: human Terrans. As effective allies of the Priminae, the denizens of Earth have proven themselves enemies to the Empire, and now the Imperial forces know more about the Terran home world than ever before.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Turning Sci-go to fantasy

  • By Ray on 05-11-18

I liked the entire series.

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

I liked the way Evan Currie put his story together. It just seemed to flow out like a light when I first started the the series. It then rushed out like light speed. I can't wait until Mr. Currie writes book eight. Great series well worth the read or listen.

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  • The Mote in God's Eye

  • By: Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
  • Narrated by: L J Ganser
  • Length: 20 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,351
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,582
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,625

The Mote In God's Eye is their acknowledged masterpiece, an epic novel of mankind's first encounter with alien life that transcends the genre. No lesser an authority than Robert A. Heinlein called it "possibly the finest science fiction novel I have ever read".

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great read!

  • By J. Rhoderick on 02-12-10

I liked the Story but overall it just draged.<br />

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

Reviewed: 03-07-18

It was a good story line but, it just seemed to drag on and on.

  • The Shadow of Cincinnatus

  • The Decline and Fall of the Galactic Empire, Book 2
  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 424

The warlords are gone, save one. Admiral Marius Drake, betrayed and almost killed by the Grand Senate, has seized power for himself in a military coup. Now, as Emperor Marius, Drake can work to restore the once-great Federation to its former glory. But now that the Grand Senate is gone, the Federation is starting to fall apart. The bureaucrats are running rampant, the corporations are demanding new powers, the colonies want freedom, and Earth is collapsing into chaos.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Pleasurable

  • By Jean on 10-25-15

Not as good as the first book.

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

Reviewed: 08-28-17

For me this book seemed to lose a little bit in the end. Really sure that the end of this book could've used a major rewrite. I'm still going on to book three. Always have to hear the ending.

  • Star Wars: X-Wing: Mercy Kill

  • A SW: X-Wing Novel
  • By: Aaron Allston
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 609
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 558
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 562

Three decades have passed since Wraith Squadron carried out its last mission. Taking on the most dangerous and daring operations, the rogues and misfits of the elite X-Wing unit became legends of the Rebellion and the Second Galactic Civil War, before breaking up and going their separate ways. Now their singular skills are back in vital demand - for a tailor-made Wraith Squadron mission. A powerful general in the Galactic Alliance Army, once renowned for his valor, is suspected of participating in the infamous Lecersen Conspiracy, which nearly toppled the Alliance back into the merciless hands of the Empire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Wraiths Are Back

  • By Joshua on 08-09-12

Very good for the old expanded universe.

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

Reviewed: 07-25-17

I always love to hear Mark Thompson do his stuff. And all was great the entire book a must read.

  • Arrival

  • By: Ryk Brown
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 18 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 759
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 694
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 695

The Eden Project was a dream. To start the first extra-solar colony.... To avoid the mistakes of our past.... To start anew. Three generations, born and raised on a starship hurtling through space. To never know an open sky.... To never feel the wind on their face…. To never witness the sun rise or set. It is up to the advance team to set foot on each of these worlds, conduct their surveys, and send their findings back to the colony ship. Everything must go as planned, for the welfare of all the colonists depends on them.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • CHILDREN. IN. SPAAAaaaAaAaAACE!!!!

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-30-16

Very well written .

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

Reviewed: 07-12-17

Was not expecting this book to be as well written as it was. Would love to read more a long this way. Only thing was how it ended.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Artifact

  • By: Vaughn Heppner, Logan White
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,093
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 999

Deep in the Indian Ocean, Dr. Selene Khan enters an underwater dome thousands of years old, one that is fully operational. She barely escapes to the surface, only to discover that her research vessel has vanished. Can she make it to shore 100 miles away? On the other side of the world, Agent Jack Elliot uncovers an impossible 900 grams of antimatter. The trail leads him to Egypt, betrayal, and a sinister brainwashing facility. There, in a desperate move, he rescues Dr. Selene Khan.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An easy listen.

  • By Copper Minehart on 04-05-17

Nice book.

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

Reviewed: 06-27-17

Not sure yet about this book. I think it needs more books , all in all not to bad.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Tarkin: Star Wars

  • By: James Luceno
  • Narrated by: Euan Morton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,296
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,875
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,863

He’s the scion of an honorable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician and Sith Lord who would be Emperor, Governor Wilhuff Tarkin rises through the Imperial ranks, enforcing his authority ever more mercilessly…. and zealously pursuing his destiny as the architect of absolute dominion.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid, but not earth-shattering

  • By kalei on 11-20-14

Tarkin as never before.

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

This was a good story except that it could of included more on his life.

  • Honor Among Thieves

  • Star Wars Legends: Empire and Rebellion, Book 2
  • By: James S. A. Corey
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson, Ilyana Kadushin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 705
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702

When the Empire threatens the galaxy’s new hope, will Han, Luke, and Leia become its last chance? When the mission is to extract a high-level rebel spy from the very heart of the Empire, Leia Organa knows the best man for the job is Han Solo - something the princess and the smuggler can finally agree on. After all, for a guy who broke into an Imperial cell block and helped destroy the Death Star, the assignment sounds simple enough.

But when Han locates the brash rebel agent, Scarlet Hark, she’s determined to stay behind enemy lines.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This IS the Han Solo Book You've Been Looking For!

  • By Dave on 03-13-14

Not a bad Star wars book.

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

Reviewed: 02-03-17

I always like when Mark Thompson reads the books. He makes the story even better. All in all not a bad story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • To Honor You Call Us

  • Man of War, Book 1
  • By: H. Paul Honsinger
  • Narrated by: Ray Chase
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,733
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,607
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,604

The Terran Union is engaged in a vast interstellar war against the Krag Ruthless aliens intent on exterminating humankind. In 2315, the wily Max Robichaux is given command of the USS Cumberland, a destroyer with state-of-the-art capabilities but a combat record so bad, she’s known as the “Cumberland Gap.” Capt. Robichaux’s first mission: to take his warship to the Free Corridor, where the Krag have secretly been buying strategic materials, and to seize or destroy any ships carrying enemy cargo.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly enjoyed the story

  • By Stephanie Pitts on 03-19-14

Great story line and very well written.

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

Reviewed: 11-08-16

What made the experience of listening to To Honor You Call Us the most enjoyable?

A very good story line by Mr. H. Paul along with a great narration by Mr. Ray Chase. This review is for all three of the books to date.

What did you like best about this story?

About how all of the characters worked worked together.

Which character – as performed by Ray Chase – was your favorite?

That's easy all of them he has done a fantastic job so far.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Not at first but all of the books made me laugh several times.