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The Shadow of Saganami Audiobook

The Shadow of Saganami

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The Star Kingdom has a new generation of officers! And this elite group hand-picked and trained by Honor Harrington herself is going to be needed immediately, as their first assignment turns out to be more dangerous than anyone expected.

What was supposed to be a quiet outpost, far from the blazing conflict between the Star Kingdom of Manticore and the People's Republic of Haven has actually been targeted by an unholy alliance between the slaveholders of Manpower, the rival star kingdoms of Mesa and Monica, and the bureaucrats of the Solarian League.

The alliance stands to benefit if the Havenites defeat Manticore, and are preparing for a surprise attack from the rear to divide Manticore's forces, which are already strained nearly to their limits. With their captain, the young Manticoran officers will risk their careers, if not their lives, on an unauthorized mission to expose and counter the threat to their Star Kingdom. Follow their journey as they show what they're made of.

New York Times best-selling author David Weber begins a new series that will be a must-buy for the hundreds of thousands of Honor Harrington fans.

©2005 David Weber; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.

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    Steve Drew 10-18-16
    Steve Drew 10-18-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Inconsistent author ruins it"

    Great series, but I've associated the characters with the voices Allyson has given them. The shift to a male voice imitating Honor was just too harsh. I couldn't get two hours in, no matter how I tried.

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    Charles 08-20-16
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    "Great Honorverse story. Narrator not as good."

    The narrator takes some getting used to. His handling women characters is hard to listen to.

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    G. Parish 12-30-15
    G. Parish 12-30-15 Member Since 2013

    Blind Bard

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    "The Tradition Lives"

    This isn't just great military SciFi, it is great military SciFi that has the weight of tradition and woven into its woof and weave. After reading this one can only say that the tradition lives.

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    maier sandy hook, CT, United States 06-02-15
    maier sandy hook, CT, United States 06-02-15 Member Since 2017
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    "i couldnt finish and I really want to"

    I was used to listening to Ms. Johnson doing Honor stories. this narrator ruined for me the first time he did a female voice. I never got passed the first few minuets. I would gladly buy this title again if you got Ms. Johnson to read it.

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    dag shadow 05-26-15
    dag shadow 05-26-15
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    "Great read"

    Wonderful story, decently read, but Reader could use some work on female voices, still a great read.

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    Chris 04-24-15
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    "Monty Python's Honorverse"

    I've actually read this before, but I can't listen to this any more! This is the first time a narrator has forced me to stop listening - after listening to probably two hundred audio books.

    The narrator's female voices are atrocious - his falsetto makes them all sound like the old women that the Monty Python boys used to portray.
    Apart from that, it's a good story and a good performance.

    Please Jay Snyder, try a different approach to female voices in future.

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    Brian Layman 04-11-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Complicated political backstory to past events"

    A too long story with too many players diluting the character dev that is aretelling event already passed by the main storyline yields a skipable book.

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    Catherine Norfolk, VA, United States 03-25-15
    Catherine Norfolk, VA, United States 03-25-15 Member Since 2010

    I'm a avid listener, 1000+ in my collection. Some of my favorite series includes: Charlaine Harris's Sookie S., J.K's Harry P. and K. Armstrongs Otherworld. Single books T. Clancy's Hunt for Red October and S. Meyer's The Host.

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    "Liked the book just fine but....."

    As much as I love David Weber's World, I have to say that although Jay Snyder does a great job with the male voices, I liken his female voices to The Brothers Gibb when they struggled into tight pants and re-named them selves The Bee Gee's! I'm sorry Jay but, you can't use a falsetto on all the female voices and get away with it. Your female voices made me flinch every time I heard one.

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    Kindle Customer 03-20-15
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    My God do I hate ensemble casts. Just read the words can't you? The primary hard-core females both sound like 3 year old girls with attitude problems. It is so hard to listen to the story when the protagonist's voice makes you cringe whenever you hear her talk. What were they thinking? And I'm only on chapter 3. I'm still listening to it and maybe I'll come back and update this...if I can get over the ridiculous baby voices from the women.

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    ShadowSkill11 03-12-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Dat voice..."

    Great story but the male narrator can't do female voices at all. They sound like Mrs Doubtfire and his closest drag sisters speaking. Every female voice sounds horrid. You're better off just reading the book.

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