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Contains books one, two and three of the action-packed space opera Ascension series.

They’ve been watching us for hundreds of years. Now they need our help. Earth is not safe. 

Zack is good at finding things, but when he discovers a global conspiracy, life as he knows it is over. Sometimes, the truth doesn’t set you free. It traps you instead. 

Kept secret for 60 years, the discovery of an alien signal forces an unlikely team to investigate a mysterious structure discovered in the furthest reaches of the solar system. 

Join the crew of the Athena, Earth’s most advanced spaceship on the ultimate journey beyond our wildest imagining. 

©2016 Ken Lozito (P)2020 Podium Audio

What listeners say about Ascension Series: Volume I

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Good Story Concept, great characters

Ken always creates interesting and compelling characters. This is great lightweight sci-fi, like the trashy romance novels my wife likes, but the aliens are all creatively designed, the challenges compelling, and as an audio book that you can listen to while multi-tasking, it's an engaging "read" and a great performance. I probably wouldn't bother spending the time to actually read this on paper, but i drive a lot, so it keeps me occupied (at a price).

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Very,very Good

Book 1 = 5,5,5 Book 2 = weak opening with stilted alien conversation, Earth characters are 5, Evil Aliens are WW2 Nazis, Book 3 = Better Alien characters but stilted language Earth characters = 5

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Good start to a new series

Good start to a new series, but not really what I expected from the descriptions. When it says "Earth's most advanced spaceship", it does not really clue you in that it is pretty much Earth's only spaceship and we are barely dipping our toe into the big black ocean. Once I got over that, I found an enjoyable story about our first encounters with alien life. The aliens themselves while imaginatively designed where not really brought to life that well. They sometimes reminded of aliens from an old episode of the original Star Trek, just kind of cheesy with bad makeup and made up words for things. There was also an unlikely love triangle that just felt forced and unnecessary.

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Wow

Very enjoyable listen, kept excited and look forward to more! The end was a little weak and I would have liked ties or hints as to what was in store for the surviving crew!

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A good Space Opera.

I enjoyed it a lot, well worth a listen. the narrator did a very good job with the various voices and was easy to listen to.

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Well Done!!!!

The story will suck you in, although the start is very similar to Armada and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline...It differentiates itself more than enough to keep you hooked. I've already purchased the next three in the series to find out the resolution