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Earthcore Audiobook

Earthcore

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Publisher's Summary

Deep below a desolate Utah mountain lies the largest platinum deposit ever discovered. A billion-dollar find, it waits for any company that can drill a world's record, three-mile-deep mine shaft. EarthCore is the company with the technology, the resources, and the guts to go after the mother lode. Young executive Connell Kirkland is the company's driving force, pushing himself and those around him to uncover the massive treasure. But at three miles below the surface, where the rocks are so hot they burn bare skin, something has been waiting for centuries. Waiting...and guarding. Kirkland and EarthCore are about to find out first-hand why this treasure has never been unearthed.

©2014 Empty Set Entertainment (P)2014 Empty Set Entertainment

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    Leslie Gallatin TN, United States 06-25-17
    Leslie Gallatin TN, United States 06-25-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Awesome Book. Well written and very creative!"

    This book was very hard to stop once I started. I really enjoyed everything about it. I like how it's a mystery science fiction book and seems to be poised for a series. The characters are very well developed and each have true motivations. I like the way Sigler takes the time tell the story. He really doesn't rush anything. He is clearly a very creative person with a big imagination. I can also tell he spent time learning about the mining industry. What would a sci-fi book be these days without cool technology and of course guns? He delivers on the tech side and gives us some nice action scenes. The Kool suits are badass. I wouldn't have minded him expanding the gun/black ops aspect but it seems that will be coming in the next book if there is one. Overall I highly recommend the book and really look forward to the next one.

    Now for Ray Porter. He is the best narrator on audible right now. I enjoy listening to books and for me the narrator is a big factor for the books I choose. Ray gives an amazing performance in Earthcore. He makes the book rise up and brings each character to life with unique voices. I also enjoyed the little bit of production in there. They use a little sound in between each intense scene to kind of accent the moment. Usually that type of thing is annoying but it works great with Ray Porter's bad@ss performance.

    41 of 44 people found this review helpful
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    Greg Costello 08-07-17 Member Since 2015
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    "WOW WOW WOW WOW"

    I am now a die hard Sigler fan! all I'll say is you must get this book NOW! I put it off 3 times & regret not listening the first time. .Sooo good

    15 of 19 people found this review helpful
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    Darci Las Vegas, NV, United States 07-18-17
    Darci Las Vegas, NV, United States 07-18-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Loved it"

    I listened to Earthcaore as a free podcast , and because I loved it so much I bought it anyway. I very much enjoy Scott Sigler's books. I am also buy all of them on audio and when they first come out I buy a numbered, signed hard back. I highly recommend all of Scott Sigler's books.

    16 of 19 people found this review helpful
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    Pura Vida Girl 06-11-17
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    "Signer & Porter? Yes, please"
    What did you love best about Earthcore?

    Fast paced, bogged down a little bit in the middle, but overall kept my interest through the whole 19 hours.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The character development. I felt like I really got to know (most of) the reasons the characters reacted the way they did.


    What does Ray Porter bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Mr. Porter is hands down my favorite narrator and was a perfect choice for this book. I have listened to almost everything he has done. This was an automatic buy for me, and did not disappoint.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Why is this not a movie already?


    Any additional comments?

    Well worth the credit, highly recommend.

    42 of 47 people found this review helpful
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    Reading Addict Northern California 07-29-17
    Reading Addict Northern California 07-29-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Don't Start Reading until you have Time"

    Who would ever think that a story about mining could be so addictive? This is a complex book with many storylines. Although mining loosely ties the stories together, the rich component of characters is at the heart of the story. There is a lot of action and a lot of twining plot lines.
    I don't want to give away the story so I will just say I spent every possible moment reading " just one more chapter." I was truly sorry when the book ended so I just read it again immediately!

    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Nivrot Norway 07-21-17
    Nivrot Norway 07-21-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Ray Porter saves the day"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Its a good listen. Story is a bit awkward when it comes to the sci-fi part, but otherwise hard to put down.


    If you’ve listened to books by Scott Sigler before, how does this one compare?

    Never heard of him before, sorry.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Liked the beginning, all the geology analyzing stuff, etc,


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I wasn't exactly moved by this book.


    Any additional comments?

    The narrator Ray Porter was superb and made it worth the time. How come he is not more famous? He is a great actor. If he could vary his female voices as well a he does the male, it would be even better. Not easy, though, being a man..

    25 of 28 people found this review helpful
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    Andy F 06-02-17
    Andy F 06-02-17 Member Since 2011
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    "One of my favorite audiobooks!"

    This is an excellent book, an excellent author and an excellent narrator! The world's first podcast only novel, now reworked by the author to better fit his universe, and narrated by one of the absolute best narrator's out there. If you like Joe ledger, read it. If you like Joe Rush, read it. You like Peter Clines, read it. If you like many other books that either straddle the lines between or sit solidly inside horror, science fiction or thriller, you should read this book. And the epilogue made me dance a jig! Seriously, Most of the books I've read by sigler are amazing! Especially the infected books and Ancestor.

    68 of 78 people found this review helpful
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    Karen Kennedy Benbrook, TX, US 08-06-17
    Karen Kennedy Benbrook, TX, US 08-06-17
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    "very entertaining!!"

    A true mystery!! Not only was it excellently narrated but I was t sure at all what was down there until it was revealed! worth every minute!

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Bob Bear 08-04-17
    Bob Bear 08-04-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Vivid!"

    An interesting story filled with vivid pictures for the mind. Performed by a consummate actor. First class.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    raganbogan 08-02-17
    raganbogan 08-02-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Great entertainment"

    This is really what an entertaining book should be. Once I just let go of trying to make everything rational and scientifically accurate, and just let the story unfold, it completely won me over. Good characters and plot, great pace, and wonderful narration.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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  • Darren
    7/13/17
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    "EPIC"

    From the get get go I grips you
    20 hour books sometimes have a lull but noooooo way did this.
    Good characters and excellent narration.

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs Catherine L Jones
    7/12/17
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    "I love it!"

    This was the first of Scott's books that i read and i loved it, have been following his progress ever since and the Siglerverse stories. The narration is very good too.

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Gary
    bridgend, cardiff, United Kingdom
    7/5/17
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    "a bloody good read, just couldn't put it down"

    its been a long,, long time since a book held my intrest this much...thoroughly enjoyed it

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Ieva
    6/9/17
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    "Lovable horror and action novel"

    I have followed the author for years and Earthcore is one of my favourite books. it contains solid science married with outrageous yet possible innovations PLUS a possibility of other life forms. I love Scott's work and so am very delighted by this book. it is very tasty.

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • JP
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    7/15/17
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    "Well worth the wait"
    Any additional comments?

    I've been waiting for this for so long and was worried that I'd overhyped it to myself. But no, not at all! This is one of those stories when I found myself parked in the drive listening to the end of a chapter and wondering whether I could listen to another before stopping for the night. It also made me late for work. Loved the storyline, loved the characters and the ending. Hoping for a sequel.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Rup1969
    7/2/17
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    "gripped throughout"

    fantastic characters and a really engaging plot. couldnt stop listening any moments I had. Brilliant

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Mo
    6/29/17
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    "brilliant."

    love this book, it kept me listening long into the night and never once getting board.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs K.
    England
    6/27/17
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    "Brilliant. "

    A slow start, but once it gets going, it's unstoppable. Gripping you refusing to let go leaving you wanting more. The story could translate into a low budget cheesy film. But as a book it's magnificent.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Steve
    5/30/17
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    "Awesome"

    In my opinion, one of the best books to come from the awesome imagination of Mr Sigler

    12 of 13 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. B. MCNAMARA
    6/20/17
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    "Go Scott"
    What did you like most about Earthcore?

    Easy flowing story, interesting characters, nice dark sci-fi. Have about 4 hrs left... always enjoy switching on the mp3 and seeing what's around the corner.


    Any additional comments?

    gg

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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