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Alpha Class

The Etheric Academy, Book 1
Narrated by: Emily Beresford
Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (170 ratings)

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Building a new empire is supposed to be dangerous, but training the next generation of leaders?

That's not supposed to be dangerous, right?

Follow us as we have the people in the Etheric Empire setting up a special academy to train the first set of teens on a leadership track. They are supposed to learn about the different groups in the Etheric Empire. Unfortunately, some of the members of those teaching teams tapped to train the kids don't realize how...adventurous...the teens can be.

Especially if the teachers are Team BMW.

Travel with us as we are introduced to Alpha Class, one of the teams in the new Etheric Academy as they merge humans and Wechselbalg (Weres) in a group of five young adults as they learn to become the first cohesive group on their first assignment.

With Team BMW as their teachers, nothing could go wrong, right?

A Kurtherian Gambit adventure for younger listeners...or those who are young at heart.

©2017 TS Paul and Michael Anderle (P)2017 TS Paul and Michael Anderle

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Book 1

Very entertaining story of a young class of space kids discovering a new alien ship. Team BMW (Bobcat, Marcus, & William) play a major role in the adventure - the three misfits crack me up each time. The narrator did an awesome job with providing unique individual voices for each character. Definitely recommend!

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Better than expected

Was worried that YA might lose the KG feel, but this worked well. Looking forward to the rest of the series.

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team BMW IS more like...

the three stooges! these 3 crack me up! the amazing writing once again knocks a kutherian gambit book out of the park! I had to take it out of order but I didn't care! I needed my fix if anderley and beresford! Adding T.S. Paul is a delight! keep it up guys! TQB!

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Simply, LOVED IT!

I recommend it for all those who love a good read, especially all kids, and kids who love to use their imaginations 😏. (Especially kids of all ages who are struggling 😧with reading. 😉 Sh! Don't let the secret out but this series will make you want to just keep reading, no matter when it is. Your mind comes alive as you read it. Even better it doesn't get old when you reread it.😏 You start wanting the next books to come out faster so that you can keep reading them.😬 That's 👌because there amazing reads 😉.

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Enjoyed listening

I really enjoyed listening to this. The kids seemed to have a lot of fun during this adventure. So will wait for next audio.

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  • Belinda
  • SAN BENITO, TX, United States
  • 07-22-19

For my Granddaughter

This my third time through this book. The first two I read on Kindle and did not leave a review. It is now summertime and my Granddaughter is looking for some more books and I remembered this YA series from my favorite series of books. I listened to it and yes it is just as good as I remembered and I think an excellent intro to the Kurtherian Universe for my Granddaughter. It should be the right combination of characters (children) and story (space, adventure, kids overcoming tough situations) to hold my Granddaughter’s interest.

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Fun read

Fun. Like the characters. The reader is just great. Very nice production. Solid story. Well done.

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a must read!!!

if you love the Bethany Ann series and are as peeved as I am about the fact that there was a huge jump in time with the main series that literally skip the building of the astroid base. then you must read this series. it adds some tech background and explains some of the loose ends the main series before the go through the gate.

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Too Short!!!

I wish I could make the book longer!!! All of the books go by too fast. My kids really enjoyed listening to Alpha Class and so did I. Keep up the great work

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Alpha Class

I have to admit being used to the heavy cursing in the other books it was a little confusing at first. But after I stepped into the book with the other characters it seemed quite normal. The book is great. Michael Andersen chose well for the author for his spinoff book. Good job. Can't wait for the next book.

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  • Capone
  • 09-06-17

Movies

You should totally make these into movies the visuals would be awesome and the characters are great

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  • nicnewman
  • 08-13-17

a bit boring

I felt it was very boring, it needed to be cut by half to make an improvement. also it needed a different reader as this one sent me to sleep.