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  • Freedom's Fire Box Set, Books 1-6

  • The Complete Military Space Opera Series
  • By: Bobby Adair
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 38 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 363
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324

The best-selling, epic space adventure, Freedom's Fire: the complete series of six audiobooks, in one bundle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall good book..... but

  • By Adam Dintelman on 04-04-19

Great story, good character development

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

Reviewed: 06-09-19

The narrator imbues the characters with personality and their vocalizations impart the proper amount of sarcasm, wit, anger and frustration to those characters. I only wish we had had a chance to see more into Nicki's thoughts and get more insight into the Grey's thinking. I would love to know how Prolific Mankiller' s storyline progressed. Unfortunately, the ending feels rushed and only hints at the

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  • The Quantum Magician

  • By: Derek Kunsken
  • Narrated by: T. Ryder Smith
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,351

Belisarius is a quantum man, an engineered Homo quantus who fled the powerful insight of dangerously addictive quantum senses. He found a precarious balance as a con man, but when a client offers him untold wealth to move a squadron of warships across an enemy wormhole, he must embrace his birthright to even try. In fact, the job is so big that he'll need a crew built from all the new sub-branches of humanity. If he succeeds, he might trigger an interstellar war, but success might also point the way to the next step of Homo quantus evolution. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just when I had given up.... jack pot!

  • By Zach on 11-08-18

An amazing "heist" in space story

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

Reviewed: 05-29-19

it starts slow, but the building of characters and an explanation of the galactic politics is needed. Smith is a great narrator and imparts personality to each of the characters. You feel yourself gravitating to one character or another and looking forward to the next instance with that character or the banter between characters like Marie and Stiles or anyone and Marie (I truly enjoyed the interpretation of Mari!). the underlying stories integrated and the build to the culmination of his scheme was magnificent. Martin's realization of his fate tugged at your soul and the exploration of faith and fanatism was cringe-worthy.i would enjoy seeing more about this world Kunsken created

  • Where the Forest Meets the Stars

  • By: Glendy Vanderah
  • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,844
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,637
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,631

After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. She throws herself into her work from dusk to dawn, until her solitary routine is disrupted by the appearance of a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin barefoot and covered in bruises. The girl calls herself Ursa, and she claims to have been sent from the stars to witness five miracles.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable. Which "story" version is true...

  • By Christina D. on 03-16-19

a wonderful story

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

Reviewed: 03-28-19

this book was so emotional thanks to the amazing narration. it had me hooked with Ursa's introduction.

  • Valence

  • Confluence, Book 4
  • By: Jennifer Foehner Wells
  • Narrated by: Susanna Burney
  • Length: 13 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

Earth's days are numbered. Two very different women race to prepare for the battle to come. The future of Earth is in their hands. One struggles to resurrect her ruined ship so she can navigate the politics at the galactic core in a desperate bid to recruit allies. The other strives to master alien technology to supply the forces of Earth with the tools needed to defend themselves against the ravenous Swarm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Rebecca S. Anderson on 07-29-18

great characters. good story

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

Reviewed: 02-23-19

highly anticipating Jane meeting Darcy in future adventures. The parallel storylines make the eventual intersection irresistible.

  • The Society of the Sword Trilogy

  • By: Duncan M. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 31 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,154
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,804
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,792

When Soren is plucked from the streets and given a place at the prestigious academy of swordsmanship, he thinks his dream of being a great swordsman has become a possibility. However, with great intrigues unfolding all around him, Soren discovers that he is little more than a pawn to the ambitions of others.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Series Overall, but seemed Rushed

  • By Daniel on 10-15-17

great series. good characters

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

I enjoyed the journey of Soren. the world that he existed in was developed but still had so much more that could be plumbed. I especially wanted to find out more about the mages and see what "the twelve" was all about.

  • Storm World

  • Undying Mercenaries, Book 10
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,562
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,414
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,405

In an unprecedented first, Earth sends a message to Mogwa Prime. Unfortunately, the messenger is not met with enthusiasm. Misunderstandings soon threaten all of Humanity. Forced to prove Earth can serve the Empire better than any rival, McGill does his best. Eager to prove our worth to the Galactics, the frontier war between Rigel and Earth is expanded to Storm World. Circled by six moons, the planet is ravaged by wild storms and tides. Battles are fought in raging hurricanes, and death stalks the soldiers on both sides.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A bit more of the same... but still fantastic

  • By Elliot on 01-31-19

Boyett's narration of McGill is the hook

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

Reviewed: 02-06-19

I will admit that this series is a guilty pleasure. I constantly think I will stop reading because thematically it contains such a womanizing braggart, but Boyett's portrayal of McGill as an opportunistic but likeable knave. I am hooked and will sneak the next book into my library like all the other installments.

  • Galaxy's Edge

  • By: Jason Anspach, Nick Cole
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,345
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,752
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,732

On the edge of the galaxy, a diplomatic mission to an alien planet takes a turn when the Legionnaires, an elite special fighting force, find themselves ambushed and stranded behind enemy lines. They struggle to survive under siege, waiting on a rescue that might never come. In the seedy starport of Ackabar, a young girl searches the crime-ridden gutters to avenge her father's murder; not far away, a double-dealing legionniare-turned-smuggler hunts an epic payday; and somewhere along the outer galaxy, a mysterious bounty hunter lies in wait.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • bit of a disconnect between parts

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-10-18

It drags you in....

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

Reviewed: 01-29-19

at first it was a basic military sci-fi story, but then you get pulled into this story with tangents that converge into something intriguing and it makes you want more of these characters.

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  • Galaxy Outlaws: The Complete Black Ocean Mobius Missions, 1-16.5

  • By: J. S. Morin
  • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 85 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,669
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,221

Meet the galaxy's unluckiest outlaws. Carl Ramsey is an ex-Earth Navy fighter pilot turned con man. His ship, the Mobius, is home to a ragtag crew of misfits and refugees looking to score a big payday but more often just scratching to pay for fuel. The crew consists of his ex-wife (and pilot), a drunkard, four-handed mechanic, a xeno-predator with the disposition of a 120kg housecat, and the galaxy's most-wanted wizard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Firefly cranked up on Meth plus a Space Wizard!

  • By Ray Johnson on 04-27-18

wondeful

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

84 hours and I want more. the narrator is great. the storylines are fun and best of all. there is no wasted words on things that have happened in previous books! flows nicely. recommend loading all the parts to keep the flow going. characters are intruging and entrancing

  • Reliquary

  • Reliquary Series, Book 1
  • By: Sarah Fine
  • Narrated by: Carly Robins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224

Mattie Carver's engagement party should have marked the start of her own personal fairy tale. But when her fiancé, Ben, is violently abducted the next morning, her desperate quest to find him rips her away from small-town life and reveals a shattering truth: magic is real - and Ben is hooked. It's not the stuff of storybooks. It's wildly addictive, capable of producing everything from hellish anguish to sensual ecstasy almost beyond human endurance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Interesting!

  • By Sweetness on 06-11-19

Great concept,. sexual content sometimes distracts

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

Yes,. I know it is urban fantasy an this genre is subject to the occasional risque scene, but the magic concept is really good with fewer dives into the sex (which one acknowledge is an aspect that has to be present). I really enjoyed as she dived headlong into this world and liked how she coped as she grasped new concepts. Carly is a great narrator and imparts personality to the individual characters. I am going to read the series to see more of this world and watch the storyline evolve.

  • The Plastic Magician

  • A Paper Magician Novel
  • By: Charlie N. Holmberg
  • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,033

Alvie Brechenmacher has arrived in London to begin her training in Polymaking - the magical discipline of bespelling plastic. Polymaking is the newest form of magic, and in a field where there is so much left to learn, every Polymaker dreams of making the next big discovery. Even though she is only an apprentice, Alvie is an inventor at heart, and she is determined to make as many discoveries - in as short a time frame - as she can. Luckily for her, she’s studying under the world-renowned magician Marion Praff, who is just as dedicated as Alvie is.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By lowell on 08-21-18

good followup

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

Reviewed: 11-29-18

I like the new character. you grow with her in the story. it was nice seeing old friends from the paper magician and nice to see a plotline with Bennet. great narration and a charming story.

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