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Swarm Audiobook

Swarm: Star Force, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Earth arms marines with alien technology and builds its first battle fleet! Kyle Riggs is snatched by an alien spacecraft sometime after midnight. The ship is testing everyone it catches and murdering the weak. The good news is that Kyle keeps passing tests and staying alive. The bad news is the aliens who sent this ship are the nicest ones out there.

A novel of military science fiction by best-selling author B. V. Larson, Swarm is the story of Earth's annexation by an alien empire. Long considered a primitive people on a backwater planet, humanity finds itself in the middle of a war - and faced with extinction.

Battle stations! Listen to another Star Force novel.

©2010 B.V. Larson (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

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    Kindle Customer Lena, MS 12-16-15
    Kindle Customer Lena, MS 12-16-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Great Start!"

    this is a great start. for a new series of books for me I very much look forward to listening to each and everyone.

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    Callan Reed space 12-12-15
    Callan Reed space 12-12-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved the story and performance, editing was not so good."

    You can clearly hear a hiccup in the audio where they had spliced two tracks together. It's a bit annoying and sounds like you miss part of the story but I don't think you do.

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    jgfox 12-10-15
    jgfox 12-10-15

    Listening to Audiobooks around the time Edison first put them on line ... or close to that time. ... Books on Tape 1974. Love Old Radio

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    "Addictive and Compelling - You have been Warned!"
    If you could sum up Swarm in three words, what would they be?

    Scarey - Gripping - Amazing


    What other book might you compare Swarm to and why?

    Starship Trooper - Heinlein. But the enemy is tougher, unrelenting and more merciless.


    What about Mark Boyett’s performance did you like?

    Seamless change of character voices and great dramatic reading ... puts you into the scene


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

    In this Swarm Space You Can Hear Screams and More Screams!


    Any additional comments?

    Characters, plot and scenes are very complex, realistic and gripping. Battle scenes ring true and you feel you are in the midst of the storm.

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    Ben 12-04-15
    Ben 12-04-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Mediocre story"

    honestly, interesting story concept but the characters are all utterly unrealistic and you can't really get behind any of them. the main characters are completely unbelievable.

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    Nicole Glens Falls, NY, United States 12-03-15
    Nicole Glens Falls, NY, United States 12-03-15 Member Since 2014
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    "great start"

    fun book I'm off to the next book Extinction Star Force series #2 AND AWAY WE GO...

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    dan 10-22-15
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    "Mark Boyett does fantastic job with this story"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This is Young Adult material. It is not the adult story line that I was looking for and seems to be aimed at 14 year old's level of imagination.


    Would you recommend Swarm to your friends? Why or why not?

    Only for mindless intertainment


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    Violendy 10-17-15
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    "Solid Sci Fi series!"
    What made the experience of listening to Swarm the most enjoyable?

    Fast paced.. Good plot and good character development. the author is very imaginative and humorous. We will be drawn into the plot effortlessly.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Kyle Riggs. He is creative, clever, and out of the box problem solver with a enough dose of craziness.


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

    He is a good narrator. One of my favorite. I found that his narration is clear and easy to understand. The dialogue is spoken lively and every character is spoken with distinct accent and tone.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes... of course!


    Any additional comments?

    If you're into fun and enjoyable science fiction series, then this book is for you. The story is full of imagination and overall not too serious.

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    Jon-Paul Litterer 10-15-15

    Jon-Paul Litterer

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    "Another Powerful book from Mr. Larson."

    Loved it, another powerful addition to the mind of Me. Larson. I love his imagination and how you can get lost in his series and how Mr. Boyett can keep you inside of Mr. Larson's wonderful books!!!

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    Amazon Customer United States 09-13-15
    Amazon Customer United States 09-13-15
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    "Great series"

    Love this story very exciting and fast moving. can't wait for the next book in this series.

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    Catman Denver, CO , USA 09-13-15
    Catman Denver, CO , USA 09-13-15 Member Since 2001
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    "Loved it"

    Held my interest the whole time. Very interesting and different. Very worth it. Narrator did a excellent job

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