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Space Team Audiobook

Space Team

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Publisher's Summary

A hilarious, fast-paced space adventure from the author the Independent calls "the new Terry Pratchett".

Cal Carver is having a bad day. Imprisoned and forced to share a cell with a cannibalistic serial killer, Cal thinks things can't possibly get any worse.

He is wrong.

It's not until two-thirds of the human race is wiped out and Cal is abducted by aliens that his day really starts to go downhill.

Whisked across the galaxy, Cal is thrown into a team of some of the sector's most notorious villains and scumbags. Their mission should be simple enough, but as one screw-up leads to another, they find themselves in a frantic battle to save an entire alien civilization - and its god - from total annihilation.

©2016 Barry Hutchison (P)2016 Barry Hutchison

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    Matthew Little Rock, AR, United States 03-24-17
    Matthew Little Rock, AR, United States 03-24-17 Member Since 2013

    1 Star -- Terrible 2 Stars -- Bad 3 Stars -- Mediocre 4 Stars -- Great to the right person. 5 Stars -- Superb, you must pick this up.

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    "Wheeeee!"
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    This is just one of those stupid forgettable but fun books.

    Basically, you know Guardians of the Galaxy? You know just those bits that are funny? Yep, that is this book pretty much. Does it make a compelling novel? Nah. But does it make me smile? Yeah.

    That's this book, a smile. There are other comedic space science fiction books, they are probably better too, but this one? This one was short and funny and I will continue the series.

    I recommend this book to anyone who likes Hard Luck Hank, Guardians of the Galaxy, Willful Child, or any other light hearted scifi.

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    Darrell Gibson Albany, NY United States 03-17-17
    Darrell Gibson Albany, NY United States 03-17-17 Member Since 2011
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    "Very Funny"

    Light hearted funny read. My kids and the clerk at the supermarket thought I was crazy when I would suddenly start laughing out loud for no discernable reason.

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    Amazon Customer 03-09-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Recipe for Fun"

    Extremely entertaining and creative a la Guardians of the Galaxy with a dash of The Walking Dead. Perfect narration really kicked it up. Hard to believe there was a single narrator, who brought life to so many "fonken" characters.

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    Lorfet 05-06-17
    Lorfet 05-06-17
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    "good escape"

    This was a fun, enjoyable book. It made me smile and it made me happy to listen to it. The narrator did an excellent job of portraying the characters. Sometimes a book is just a book and we enjoy it despite knowing that it doesn't aspire to win "novel of the year." It's nice to listen to something lighthearted in a time when the world seems particularly mean and crazy.

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    Aquatic Toaster 04-30-17
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    "Absolutely AMAZING!"

    From the start this book had me laughing and wanting more! I cant wait till Phil Thron narrates more of Barry J Hutchison's brilliant work! KEEP ME POSTED!

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    calicokat28 04-29-17
    calicokat28 04-29-17
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    "laugh out loud"

    Narrator did a great job delivering the laugh out loud moments and snarky commentary. Cross between Hitchhiker's Guide, Ready Player One, and Guardians of the Galaxy. Really quite fun.

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    David Treese 02-09-17

    A long-time Audible fan and member who enjoys a great story.

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    "It's Space Suicide Squad"

    Actually it's much better than that, but if you read it, you'll get the joke above. A smart aleck is abducted from Earth because he's mistaken for a crazy serial killer who is to be sent on a suicide mission with other irredeemables. Hijinks ensue. Actually it's like Farscape:SuicideSquad mashup. Well narrated with an excellent feel for the characters.

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    bagster Bellingham, wa 01-21-17
    bagster Bellingham, wa 01-21-17 Member Since 2012
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    "great fun"

    a great fun listen. the voices and characters a fantastic. I hooe to see some more space team adventures

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    DobieChuck Colorado 01-15-17
    DobieChuck Colorado 01-15-17 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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    "Fonking Terrific"

    A wonderfully hilarious, silly, and irreverent read... A quick moving story that will have you laughing on practically every page... I was slightly dubious, but got over that in about a second after I started reading this delightful story... Think Hitchhiker's meets Guardians of the Galaxy and you'll have a pretty good idea of what to expect... If you're looking for something serious, deeply moving, or thought provoking then move along, nothing to see here;). If you want some solid entertainment that amuses while telling a tight story then grab this one fast... You'll thank me... Great characters and great narration only elevates... This is going to be a fantastic space series;)

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    thomas dye 05-14-17
    thomas dye 05-14-17 Member Since 2016
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    "a fun and funny romp"

    A funny, fun, and highly implausible romp across the galaxy pursued by various Monsters and Aliens. Our Intrepid Hero and his reluctant team are clearly overmatched and chasing their tails from the go, but they never quite give up. The ending is really not much of a surprise as it's foreshadowed rather heavily by mid-novel, but it's still a lot of fun. I'd recommend it.

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    "narrator ruins it(for me anyway)"
    What did you like most about Space Team?

    Excellent character development by the author, it's Red-Dwarf meets Suicide Squad.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    I found the voice very difficult to follow; I'm used to Brian Blessed and Stephen Fry so maybe I should be more forgiving.


    Any additional comments?

    I will be reading paper copies in future.

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  • J. L. Cronshaw
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    "Fun times in space"

    This was a very entertaining listen. The story was a lot of fun. I found myself laughing out loud many times, which is never a good thing when you're traveling on a busy train.

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