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Extinction Machine Audiobook

Extinction Machine: The Joe Ledger Novels, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Finalist, Science Fiction, 2014

In Extinction Machine, the fifth Joe Ledger book by Jonathan Maberry, the DMS must go up against someone - or something - in search of new technology that could bring about world war.

The president of the United States vanishes from the White House. A top-secret prototype stealth fighter is destroyed during a test flight. Witnesses on the ground say that it was shot down by a craft that immediately vanished at impossible speeds. All over the world, reports of UFOs are increasing at an alarming rate. And in a remote fossil dig in China dinosaur hunters have found something that is definitely not of this earth. There are rumors of alien-human hybrids living among us.

Joe Ledger and the Department of Military Sciences rush headlong into the heat of the world’s strangest and deadliest arms race, because the global race to recover and retro-engineer alien technologies has just hit a snag. Someone - or something - wants that technology back.

©2013 Jonathan Maberry (P)2013 Macmillan Audio

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    Stuart Ruwe 10-21-16
    Stuart Ruwe 10-21-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Thriller"

    Another excellent thriller from Mayberry in the Joe ledger series. He always manages to keep content fresh, relevant and the reader on the edge of their seat.

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    Bryan 09-22-16
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    I have a job that requires me to be in my truck all day so these stories always keep me entertained

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    "Idk which is better"

    The Joe Ledger series have to be absolutely the best this one especially is the best i love this great story line, and plot

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    James McCartha 07-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    some of the best books I have read can't wait for the next one to get

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    Kory Allenbaugh 07-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Keep it coming. Maberry"

    Extinction Machine brings in the conflict to the DMS you have all been waiting for, ALIENS! While, up until now, the Department of Military Sciences has been basically X-Files on steroids, Extinction Machine closes that bridge to open in a whole new era for Ledger and Echo Team

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    Eileen 07-09-16
    Eileen 07-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Whatever Maberry writes I'm reading!!"

    I LOVE this guy! I started this series totally out of order and, with few exceptions, it made little difference! He grabs you and doesn't let go! And FUNNY! Death and destruction with humor, what more could I ask for????!!!!! Throw Ray Porter in as a narrator and you've got gold! Porter narrates exactly how Maberry intends the book to be heard and he's brilliant at it! He's another one I take notice of when considering a new book! Run in the direction of both of them, you won't be sorry!

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    Quinton 06-06-16
    Quinton 06-06-16
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    "Not One of Maberry's Best..."
    Would you try another book from Jonathan Maberry and/or Ray Porter?

    Absolutely!


    What could Jonathan Maberry have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    There was way too many things going on in this novel compared to the others in the series. I understand the outlandish things that Joe Ledger goes through, but this time, it just seemed like everything was forced and Ledger was thrown in as a "by the way" kind of thing.


    Which character – as performed by Ray Porter – was your favorite?

    I loved all of the characters Ray portrayed. For a single person read, he gives great distinctions and depth to all of his characters. I think Mr. Church/Deacon is probably one of my favorites.


    Do you think Extinction Machine needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    To be completely honest, Extinction Machine was stupid and I didn't care for the storyline all too much. Which is saying a lot considering everything else the group in this series has dealt with. This book should be removed from the series, or rewritten. It seemed rushed and out of place. It reminded me too much of National Treasure (and not in a good way).


    Any additional comments?

    N/A

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    Brando Minneapolis, MN United States 06-03-16
    Brando Minneapolis, MN United States 06-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Love the Joe Ledger stories!"

    Love the Joe Ledger stories! Aliens! Ray Porter makes it all comes to life. This is my second time through this book while waiting for more Ledger stories

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    DK 05-14-16
    DK 05-14-16
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    "Jonathan Maberry + Ray Porter 5 Stars"

    Jonathan Maberry, thank you. I'm happy now because there are many yet unheard adventures waiting for me. I'll probably curse you for not writing faster before too long, though. Ray Porter, thank you. You show respect for the story and voice a fascinating Joe Ledger.

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    Christopher 05-11-16
    Christopher 05-11-16 Member Since 2016
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    "joe ledger once again gets it done"

    loved it! ready porter is awesome, can't get enough of that guy and the way he tells the story! !!

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