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The Lost Patrol Audiobook

The Lost Patrol: Lost Starship Series, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

Starship Victory is on its loneliest mission yet. Captain Maddox and his crew are thousands of light-years from Earth, searching for the dreaded Swarm Imperium.

But there are androids among them seeking to use the starship for hidden purposes.

Maddox and the crew are on their own, facing perils inside the ship and terrifying alien dangers outside in one of the remotest regions of the Orion Arm. Then they stumble upon the darkest secret of all. Unless the A.I. Galyan, Meta, Sergeant Riker and the others can help their beleaguered captain, Victory is doomed and Earth will never learn of the terrible threat gathering in the stellar darkness.

The Lost Patrol is the fifth book in the Lost Starship Series.

©2016 Vaughn Heppner (P)2016 Vaughn Heppner

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    sean 12-31-16
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    "Love this"

    This is a great series and I can't wait until the next installment. I hope it won't be to long of a wait

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    C Harlow 03-31-17
    C Harlow 03-31-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great story more philosophical than his usual book"

    Highly recommend reading this series he does such a great job in giving us the ability to visualize the adventures of Captain Maddox!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Dwayne A.McClellan Edgewood , Maryland 01-28-17
    Dwayne A.McClellan Edgewood , Maryland 01-28-17 Member Since 2017
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    "The Swarm is comming"

    This wa the best one yet!, I can't wait for book 📚 six.
    I recommend this series to any serious sci-fi fan

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    brian gettysburg, pa, United States 01-24-17
    brian gettysburg, pa, United States 01-24-17 Member Since 2010
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    "Great series"

    excellent series highly recommend. Great character depth almost like you know them. amazing how the voice actor can do this.

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    Amazon Customer 01-10-17
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    "Great Continuation of the Series!"

    This series seems to still be on an upward trajectory. I am looking forward to the next installment

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    Randall 01-03-17
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    "Another great addition to the series"

    This story had a really interesting twist in it. For some this is a drawn out or slow paced series but I really enjoyed the pace and the details Vaughn puts into these stories. There characters are enjoyable and I look forward to the next book if one comes out.

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    Mitchell 01-03-17
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    "Keep The Series Rolling"

    Great Continuation for a great series. The book answers many questions but does a masterful job in setting the stage for book six. All I can say is, "Bring it on".

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    T. VanPool New Mexico, USA 01-01-17
    T. VanPool New Mexico, USA 01-01-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Keeps getting better!"

    This is an excellent addition to an already outstanding series. The characters continue to grow, interesting new characters are introduced, and the plot continues to develop in interesting and unpredictable ways. An outstanding book, and I can't wait for the next one!

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    Richard Prendergast Pennsylvania, USA 09-12-17
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    Well after the first book I did not hold a lot of hope for this series. I decided to go ahead and listen to the second book to see if it got better and it did.
    Now into book 5 and each book since the second has gotten a little better. Very good story and the characters are a lot more fleshed out. I am enjoying listening to the on going adventures of Captain Maddox. Over all the series is definitely worth listening to.

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    Patrick M. 09-11-17
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    "Victory or Blandness?"

    The story is getting a bit predictable, however there are still some great rides and twists to be had in certain segments. Mark the narrator is what really sells it though. If not for him I might not have continued reading. I would still recommend the book if not for the story then definitely for the narrator.

    Am going to continue to see what happens in future installments.

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    "The best part so far"

    very good story,very dynamic and interesting ,luking forward to next part hopefully will be out soon

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  • Jonathan
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    "This series just keep getting better for me."

    Narration was clear and well preformed. Both he and the story (writer) keep me listening on the edge of my seat.

    I should point out that I've really come enjoy this series and may be a little biased.

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    "Bearable"

    I am at a loss to understand why any captain of any ship would have Valerie anywhere near the bridge with her continual questioning of orders in front of crew and the enemy, let alone leave her in charge of a bridge! Perhaps you just can’t get the staff in the future!

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    "great book in series"

    although I did find some parts a bit odd.. seemed to race through plot points towards end. still a good listener and I'll buy next one in series

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  • Anthony M
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    "The best keeps getting better."

    Among my all time favourite sci-fi series keeps getting better. Wonderful array of plot elements, vast sweeping scale, in time and space.Never a dull moment. Superbly narrated.

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