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Publisher's Summary

A peaceful planet needs a miracle to survive an alien onslaught. It's got the Strike Carrier Breitenfeld.

The Xaros, a galaxy-wide scourge of murderous drones, have their sights set on the planet Takeni. Captain Isaac Valdar volunteers his ship to defend the innocent civilians and evacuate everyone he can. Pressed by an alien fleet in space and a horrifying foe on the surface, the Breitenfeld must risk everything to save the doomed populace.

©2015 Richard Fox (P)2016 Podium Publishing

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awesome!

I don't know how Luke Daniel's does it, but somehow he has the voice of 50 different people, I find myself forgetting the book is narrated by one person, he is amazing!

the story is amazing! I can not wait till book 4!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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I love this series!

Action packed (with fantastic narration from Luke Daniels as usual. ) loveable Characters and vivid descriptions bring this book to life.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Best Darn Military Sci-Fi Series Out There

The Ember War Saga is what all military sci-fi books hope to be. Ship to ship space battles headed by a gritty skipper, salty marines kicking alien butt, the psychological aspects of war and possible extinction, the depths of human depravity and glory. All wrapped up in a shiny wrapper of some solid science of what could be and tied with a bow of political manipulation and power mongering. Luke Daniels, as always, gives a stellar performance. This saga is top shelf.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Great follow up!

If you liked the 1 and 2 combo, then you will like book 3! Characters and voices match and their personalities followed, the narrator does an amazing job making them feel like real people.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Q
  • Bakersfield, CA, USA
  • 08-31-16

Excellent, possibly, probably better that 1&2

you can't go wrong with the author and narrator combo, I have read the first two and this book in less than two days and am diving into 4 and it's almost 2a.m. it will be time to cook my wife and kid breakfast soon, right as book for starts ramping up I suspect!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Donni
  • Riversided, CA, United States
  • 07-08-16

Felt cheated

although this is a well written and good sci-fi book, it is obvious that whoever just chopped the story up to sell more books. the books end at unusual places with little if any suspense.

7 of 9 people found this review helpful

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Great story and smooth yet serious voices

I liked this book and expect to listen to the rest of the series soon.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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The author keeps it fresh

Ours heros keep pushing against all odds for more than just there survival. Showing the best of humanity all the while the worst worms it way out in the same name and purpose, survival of humanity. Will we doom our selves while trying to save the human race?

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Stunning

As always, it drew me in and submerged my imagination and forgot that I'm still working

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Good, different story

15 words to describe what others have already done so well. This is a real action movie waiting to happen. Good bye Star Wars.

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  • D. Close
  • 07-09-18

exciting but too short for a credit

fantastic instalment to the series but this was short for a whole credit they should bring in half credit stories reconsidering if it's worth carrying on with this story

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • CJSILV
  • 04-22-18

great book

I have listed to all of them they are brilliant I highly recommended great story and there are other books to go with the series 😃

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  • Terry in Hull
  • 01-30-18

Entertaining but not too thought provoking

Have listened to better tales so I may not continue with this series. The story seems to have lost its way somehow.

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  • Daniel Cairns
  • 04-14-17

ok

it's an ok book but there were times when I wished it would end soon. I found that I got lost and did not really know what was happening. thr performer is as usual amazing and without him I probably would not have known who was saying what

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  • Marvin Herman Froeder
  • 08-14-17

Too much time in rescue, main plot didn't move on.

Too much time in rescue, main plot didn't move on. if I knew would have skipped this book

and also the book has over one hour of content from next book, common!

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  • R F Wojtaszak
  • 02-25-17

storyline

this book is much more of an easy listen to. the story is solid and a lot happens. there are times though when your listening and you think you know what is going on then it ends but because of the type of words used in this book it can be hard to tell if you're hearing things correctly. otherwise a great book to listen to. would recommend to anyone wanting more.