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Area 51 Audiobook

Area 51

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Publisher's Summary

From New York Times best-selling author Bob Mayer, writing as Robert Doherty....

Deep in the Nevada desert is the most secure compound in the United States: Area 51.

The most chilling experiment of all time is about to begin there. The President doesn’t know about it. Just a few scientists and military personnel working for Majestic-12 do, and they are about to make a very big mistake....

Former Green Beret Mike Turcotte, assigned to Nightscape, security for Area 51, begins to realize things aren’t as they seem. Deep inside the Great Pyramid in Giza, an archeologist makes a startling discovery in the lowest chamber. On Easter Island, what are the giant statues guarding? What was Thule and why were the Nazis so intent on finding it during World War II? What are the strange stones off the coast of Bimini? All these clues and more add up to a frightening countdown that could bring about the end of our planet. Turcotte and Presidential Science Adviser Lisa Duncan must race against time to save the world from the secret hidden at Area 51.

Over 1.5 Million copies of Area 51 sold—also author of the best-selling Atlantis series.

©2011 Bob Mayer (P)2011 Bob Mayer

What the Critics Say

Praise for Bob Mayer: "Spell-binding! Will keep you on the edge of your seat. Call it techno-thriller, call it science fiction, call it just terrific story-telling.” (Terry Brooks, best-selling author of the Shannara series and Star Wars: Phantom Menace)

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    Amazon Customer 08-04-17
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    "Keeps your attention and well flowing"

    Area 51 is a well flowing book that links different well known theories together, but doesn't go into the filed of fantasy. It's a high paced intriguing story that's obviously just beginning. However it can be read as a single book. The characters are well thought out and and developed. I listened to the audible version while driving and working around the house. I even chuckled at certain parts. I can't wait to read/listen to the next in the series.

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    Tom Wilkinson Mission Viejo, CA United States 08-04-17
    Tom Wilkinson Mission Viejo, CA United States 08-04-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Moves Around and Keeps you Interested"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. It covered a lot of ground with little or no dull spots.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Area 51?

    The attempt at the end to tie everything together with one grand theory.


    Any additional comments?

    It is a fun read. Yes, the characters are as shallow as a wading pool, but I don't think it matters. You are not reading it for that. The plot moves around quickly and never drops from a steady pace. Also enjoy the notion of us learning to fly the alien craft.

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    B. Slack 07-02-17
    B. Slack 07-02-17
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    "Pretty good if you like UFO stories"

    As far as the story goes, I really enjoyed the handing of the UFOs and their origins. This particular book though seemed like it lacked an ending. That tends to be this author's style but on the flip-side, he then does a good job of continuing the story in subsequent books to the point that you feel like you've read one long story rather than multiple books in a series. If that type of storytelling annoys you then you might want to avoid this series and pick a different one. While I found this series enjoyable, I prefer the author's Atlantis series over this one as far as the reading experience. I haven't listened to the audible version of that series yet though so I can't speak to how good the audio versions are.

    As far as the narrator goes, I wish the rating system offered half stars. I consider 3 stars to be adequate but Kafer's performance was above adequate just not quite into the good or great. In his defense... I felt almost like I was reading mission briefings rather than reading a story but, given the military aspect of the book, maybe that was intentional...

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    CZ 06-21-17
    CZ 06-21-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Great Beginning to a Riveting Sci Fi Series"
    What did you love best about Area 51?

    I love the story. It is intriguing that it pulls in several items from man's long, storied history and shakes things up down to the core with thrilling extraterrestrial intrigue. The characters are not as cookie cut as other books, as they and their back stories and experiences really help build this world. It took me a second to get used to Jeffrey Kafer's delivery, but his performance really helped suture myself into this universe.


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    Old D 05-21-17
    Old D 05-21-17

    Larry Durkop

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    "Great story"

    This story is a science fiction mystery. I liked the direct simple story line and the mystery element kept it interesting. The characters were well developed but done in a concise orderly manner. There was enough suspense to have a few twists at the end but not so complicated it was hard to follow.

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    brenda schleuning 04-24-17
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    "Dull"

    It was dull seemed liked it was dragged out with little action didn't finish story

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    Kindle Customer 04-15-17
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    "leaves a lot unanswered"

    it keeps a lot of secrets and doesn't address all the suspense in the end.. if I am listening to a book for ten hours, it better cover all the suspense topics it touched on

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    Shiraz 02-14-17
    Shiraz 02-14-17
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    "Liked it a lot."

    Been a while since I listened to a good science fiction story. Fun and exciting just a bit slow. Looking forward to listening to the whole series!

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    Amazon Customer 12-31-16
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    "great book"

    loved it. grabbed you and never let go. A must read for any si fi lover.

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    Lisa 12-17-16
    Lisa 12-17-16

    Lisa

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    "Is this fiction or non-fiction"

    The book takes off right from the start. Overall there was no down time or long introductions for the characters. Instead you get the basics and learn as the story moves along. The book was nonstop and continued a consistent flow while maintaining ones interest the entire time.

    Throughout the book, there were so many references to actual places and actual events throughout history at times I wonder if this was a documentary.

    I will admit I have a question or two about the ending, but overall I thoroughly enjoyed the book and the narration.

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