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  • 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 1,739
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,613
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,610

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

amazing

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

Reviewed: 12-15-18

it was a pretty nice book. it showed a story of true hardship, sadness and road yet to be worn. I recommend this book

  • Black Frost

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,058
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 997
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 994

What would you do to protect a loved one? Would you kill? Widower Ian Moore will do almost anything to protect his daughter from a threat that comes straight out of our darkest fairytales.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW--This was such a good book 5/5

  • By LOYL-00 on 09-21-17

Good book...bit too short!

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

Reviewed: 09-20-17

Really enjoyable work. Well written. It went by in about six hours as it was just too short.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Serengeti

  • By: J. B. Rockwell
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 756
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 709
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 705

It was supposed to be an easy job: find the Dark Star Revolution Starships, destroy them, and go home. But a booby-trapped vessel decimates the Meridian Alliance fleet, leaving Serengeti - a Valkyrie class warship with a sentient AI brain - on her own, wrecked and abandoned in an empty expanse of space. On the edge of total failure, Serengeti thinks only of her crew. She herds the survivors into a lifeboat, intending to sling them into space. But the escape pod sticks in her belly, locking the cryogenically frozen crew inside.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • wasted credit

  • By Audible Listener on 05-25-16

Just say no...

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

Reviewed: 05-29-16

Would you try another book from J. B. Rockwell and/or Elizabeth Wiley?

No

Has Serengeti turned you off from other books in this genre?

I love sci-fi. But this was like a cross between the more annoying robots of star wars and WALL-E.

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

disappointment

Any additional comments?

I kept listening and waiting for something to happen. It never did.

9 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • Escape from Aliens, Book 1

  • By: T. Jackson King
  • Narrated by: Somerset Hamilton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 42

Slave-taking aliens kidnap Bill MacCarthy and Jane Yamaguchi from the remote Rocky Mountains. But the aliens are in for a surprise! Bill is a retired Navy SEAL and Jane is an Air Force Space Command captain. Together they must breakout from escape-proof cells, fight the ship's crew, capture the captain and take over the starship - all before they are delivered to buyers on an alien world. Along the way they gain alien allies, including a naive ship AI. But will their escape survive a space battle?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bill(a SEAL) & Jane (USAF) battle Galactic Slavers

  • By Andrew on 05-07-16

Like another reviewer said. Kids book in disguise

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

Reviewed: 05-29-16

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Not really. A good start that went all squishy.

Would you recommend Escape from Aliens, Book 1 to your friends? Why or why not?

No one over the age of 12.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Somerset Hamilton?

You mean Mr. Rogers? Needed someone a little "tougher".

1 of 3 people found this review helpful