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Project Hyperion Audiobook

Project Hyperion: A Kaiju Thriller - Nemesis Saga Book 4

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THE SIGNAL WAS RECEIVED

Jon Hudson has become more than just the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Fusion Center - Paranormal. He is now a husband and a father, surrounded by a team who have become a family. So when a series of strange new threats rise from the depths and fall from the sky, the stakes are higher than ever.

THE HARBINGERS ARRIVE

While Maigo, the young woman who was once a part of the kaiju known as Nemesis, goddess of vengeance, and Lilly, a chimera cat-woman, sneak off to investigate Big Diomede, an island with an ancient secret inside Russian territory, two monsters fall from the sky. One heads for Tokyo, the other for the already battered Boston. Tsunamis rise from the depths, leveling cities. The two new kaiju - Giger and Lovecraft - follow close behind, bringing death and destruction with them. And Hudson realizes the horrible truth: the Aeros, an alien race plotting mankind's destruction, have sent these kaiju in advance.

THE WAR BEGINS

Drawn by the chaos, and by her connection to people she and her new "voice", Katsu Endo, are fond of, Nemesis rises to the defense of humanity. But the Queen of the Monsters is not alone. Maigo and Lilly unleash an ancient protector known as Hyperion, and the first battle for the fate of the human race, in all dimensions, begins.

©2015 Jeremy Robinson (P)2015 Jeremy Robinson

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    DobieChuck Colorado 12-11-15
    DobieChuck Colorado 12-11-15 Member Since 2017

    Blind listener reading everything, especially mystery/thrillers and sf&f. Restricted to audio so picky where credits spent. #BooksRule

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    "Delightfully Sublime Ear Candy"

    This book and the entire Nemesis saga are wonderful reminders of the pulps and drive-in creature features I enjoyed in my youth... These stories are the best and modern reincarnation of both... Kinda reminds me of a mix of X files and those creature flicks... Not really hard SF or gorey monster tale, but meets in the middle w/ supremely quirky humor and pop culture illusions... We have genetic engineering of both man and the aliens man is fighting... Godzilla reminiscent monsters like an exodus from Monster Island... Especially Hyperion who very much resembles the giant robot from one of those Godzilla movies... There also a bit of that Saturday morning cartoon appeal... Some obvious, and sneakily subtle references to StarTrek... Pricking of fingers like in The Thing Reboot...
    Great read w/ great narration and if you're a closet guilty pleasure kinad person you'll gobble this up... There's quite a bit of crossover w/ the other Robinson storylines, but was surprised the Chess Team didn't make an appearance... Worth the credit and a trip back into our miss spent youth;)

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    Steve Manke 07-04-17
    Steve Manke 07-04-17 Member Since 2017

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    "A rich tapestry of monsters, heroes, and adventure"
    Any additional comments?

    It's hard to describe what is so much fun about this book without giving things away, but I'll give it a shot. Not only is this a great kaiju book, the story ties together characters from numerous Jeremy Robinson titles in a way that is wholly organic. Were the interactions planned from the beginning? It would be difficult to believe, but if anyone could do it, Robinson could. This book is a non-stop thrill ride and a killer summer read from beginning to end.<br/><br/>Now it's on to book #5. I can't wait!

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    Ryan 06-23-17
    Ryan 06-23-17 Member Since 2016
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    It's such a good series and being a fan of monsters all my life I really like this one

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    Deanna Haddrill Perth, Australia 12-08-16
    Deanna Haddrill Perth, Australia 12-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Nemesis is back"

    Project Hyperion is another action-packed, fast-paced action thriller that will leave you breathless and waiting for more. As always, the dialogue is funny and filled with pop-culture references that make you grin like a loon. It also brings together other previous stories from the Jeremy Robinson universe to deepen the mysteries! Another well-written winner by Mr Robinson, excellently told by Jeffrey Kafer

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    Suzanne 11-22-16
    Suzanne 11-22-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Great Series"

    After the 2016 USA Elections, I needed to retreat from reality for a bit. What better way to do that than read Jeremy Robinson's Kaiju thrillers from beginning to end. I began with Island 731, and worked my way directly through Project Hyperion, in one giant binge, lasting about a week. I couldn't get enough. Robinson shows humanity through every monster, every decision and every action. The characterizations were excellent, and the people grew through every book. There was humor everywhere (if you're talking about giant, city destroying monsters, how could you not have humor?), and Robinson pokes fun at himself for writing these all the way through. But each book got more and more riveting. From the beginning images of Hudson running drunk and naked through the woods, and congratulating himself for fending off a huge monster of a bear in Project Nemesis, to the final scene of leaving with Cowboy to fend off more giant world destroying monsters, these are fun all of the way. I highly recommend.

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    NITSUD! Shoreview, MN USA 09-23-16
    NITSUD! Shoreview, MN USA 09-23-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Hyperion"

    Once again, Jeffrey Kafer delivers as he narrates Jeremy Robinson's Project Nemesis series. The audiobooks bring a whole new dimension to the series. You are missing out if you haven't checked these audibles out yet.

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    LHF 07-25-16
    LHF 07-25-16 Member Since 2011

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    "Author & Storyteller are an amazing team!"

    I became addicted to the Nemesis series of books after listening to one out of sequence and have now gone through them all in proper order twice. Jeremy Robinson writes his characters in such a "real" manner they seem to come alive throughout the books and I found myself thinking I'd love to sit on a porch in Maine, drinking vodka laced tea with them all. Jeffrey Kafer is the perfect narrator for this series and was glad to find he narrated the majority of the books.

    Whether you like science fiction or not you will enjoy this series based solely on the talent of Mr. Robinson and the narrative skill of Mr. Kafer.

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    Michael 05-06-16
    Michael 05-06-16 Member Since 2012
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    "It's good, but not the best in the series."
    If you could sum up Project Hyperion in three words, what would they be?

    Not enough fights.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    It was okay, hopefully in the next book there will be more or at least longer monster battles.


    Have you listened to any of Jeffrey Kafer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    He always makes me think of Charlie Sheen. He is a good reader.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Not enough giant monster battles.


    Any additional comments?

    I feel like the previous books had more giant monster battles, or at least the battles took longer in this book. Sure the humans are getting better weapons, but I came for giant monsters fighting, and it felt like much much more of this book involved the human characters fighting. It's a good book, but I don't think it's the best one in the series.

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    josh 04-16-16
    josh 04-16-16 Member Since 2015
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    "check it out for sure"

    It's awesome! well worth the read or in this case the listen! I have become a fan boy of jeremy robinson and his books! To be honest it been hard to find a series that can hold my attention and cause me to remember each character and its history. Jeremy has done it and he blends characters from his other series together in new books seamlessly!

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    noneya 01-18-16
    noneya 01-18-16 Member Since 2010
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    "Kaiju and Giant Robots now"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Sure its a fun series, if you enjoy Kaiju and Giant Robots now


    What other book might you compare Project Hyperion to and why?

    Only the other books in the series. I usually wouldnt read about Kaiju having grown up on the King of the Monsters on TV and in the theaters.


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

    Hes a very good reader, I dont know I still read alot, it just helps me keep up with the books I want to read in the car or when I exercise.


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

    No its not that kind of book


    Any additional comments?

    Good story and fun, it kind of gets a bit muddled in the final battle keeping track of who is who and where, because it kinda turns into Giant Monsters Attack, meaning huge monsters everywhere fighting it out. But please keep writing more!!! I enjoyed it alot!!!

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