• Desperation

  • Forgotten Colony, Book 3
  • By: M.R. Forbes
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (961 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The Deliverance has arrived.

The planet is beautiful, lush, teeming with life and perfectly suited to the colony’s needs. It should be a paradise. 

Instead, it’s a nightmare. 

Caleb knows the truth. The ship’s real mission has nothing to do with settlement. The plan is much more sinister than that. 

Now the race is on to prepare for the coming storm, to secure the colony, and find the enemy before the enemy finds them. 

But when fear leads to a desperate betrayal, will it be the innocent who pay the ultimate price?

©2018 M.R. Forbes (P)2019 Podium Publishing

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Card and crew aren't through yet!

I seriously can not get enough of the Forgotten Universe. Each series is so wonderfully unique and builds the world up so well.

After crash landing on an alien planet Card and his Guardians are caught in the thick of it as an ignorant Mayor struggles to maintain control over Metro after lying to the population for so long. The Guardians just happen to be the perfect scapegoat to direct blame. Lost in the jungle and forced to ally himself with the enemy to survive being persecuted by the very people he swore to protect Sargent Card has his hands full.

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High thrills and chills in a fun series

This third book in the Delivery series is the proverbial rollercoaster ride of action and danger we've come to love Forbes' writing. It will not disappoint!!!

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Wow! Love this. (Spoiler Alert!)

Love this, from book 1 to book 3...good story..awesome characters and amazing narrator. Love all of it. Can't wait to start books 4 and 5. Will be sad when this story ends. Already sad that ( spoiler alert) Sho and Florez died...🥺. Hopefully Washington doesn't die as well.

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Wonderful

Great science fiction story I enjoyed it very much the narrator did a great job

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Forbes does it again!

A fantastic series for an “alternate Metro!” Great twists and turns and plenty of exhilarating action. Onto the next one!!

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A very stable ride continues.

This author is apparently very good at very average sci-fi stories. Which is actually nice.

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Great entertainment

The story has it all and grows on you. Lots of action too. What happens next will keep you listening into the wee hours.

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Series gets better and better

so i love this series. hate losing beloved characters thought. I wish all the guardians had regenerative abilities like Riley.
Can't wait until the next one, although i hear that Riley and Governor Stone and his wife will escape the justice they so badly deserve

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My favorite book in the series so far.

This is probably my favorite book in the series so far. This book seemed to flow really well and had me talking out loud and catching weird looks haha. Really enjoyed it.

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awesome

another great instalment in this series. and it was pretty long for sure giving me ample time for immersion. starting book four.

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  • Poppey
  • 01-03-20

Enjoyable Sci-Fi

This series is pure escapism.

The colony has finally landed on what appears to be lush haven. However, all that glitters is not gold, as Caleb and his charges are about to find out.

Still enjoying this immensely. Just one anomaly which shows not enough attention was paid to the story. When Caleb demanded AI, Hal, remove himself from Sho's body and take another. The only one available was a trife. After Hal explained that he would be unable to communicate by speech in a trife's body, the next moment he is speaking, with Sho's voice, in a trife's body. Pretty big gaffe.

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  • Valerie Hindmarsh
  • 07-22-22

Great book

Great book and story line don't ever change Jeffery as narrator he is one of the best.

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  • James
  • 06-30-22

Good scifi, pitty sliced for money making scheme

Overall it's a good scifi, even though the first book (ie, just a couple hours!!) I thought was going to be an unimaginative starship trooper style - I'm glad that's not the case. My issue is with how audible chops them up into bite size versions and expected 2 or 3 times the credits to buy them. (Even with the first 3 free on plus, I find this practice horrible).

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-24-22

another amazing book.

really enjoyed this book another cliff hanger at the end of the book. Will get the next 2 books soon.
the narrator reads and performs the book amazing.

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  • Derek
  • 04-07-22

Brillent

From book 1 thru to book 3 so far have been fantastic, both naration and script have been to the highest quality.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-07-22

storyline still good after 3rd book

storyline has continued to develop through the 3 books with characters growing as books have progressed. not classic sci-fi but good and would recommend so far.

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  • Henriette H. Verville
  • 01-26-22

Amazing story

This book series is by far one of his best works.
Full of suspense,mystery and great sci-fi action.

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  • Marc
  • 12-05-21

Brilliant ScFi

These books just keep getting bette and better, M R Forbes stories leave me breathless with witch way the plot will turn next.

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  • david
  • 11-25-21

Nice read

Nice story. a little far stretched in places but worth a look at the next book

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-27-22

just crank the handle - oh look, another book!

Same look and feel but just another rehash - disaster sticking regularly but not overwhelmingly. and then in the knick of time, round they go again!