We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Wild Cards VI Audiobook

Wild Cards VI: Ace in the Hole

Regular Price:$35.00
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

George R. R. Martin and science fiction's top authors delve into the adventurous superhero universe Wild Cards in the sixth book of this fan-favorite series.

Since a strange alien virus created the superhuman beings known as Aces and Jokers four decades ago, they have struggled for respect and recognition. Now they are key players in a presidential convention torn by hatred and dissent. Assassins stalk the halls of the convention, and one of the candidates plans to use his secret Wild Card power for evil.

Travel on a journey of intrigue and adventure in this collaborative novel edited by number-one New York Times best-selling author George R. R. Martin and written by five of science fiction's most imaginative talents: Stephen Leigh, Victor Milan, Walton Simons, Melinda M. Snodgrass, and Walter Jon Williams.

©2017 George R. R. Martin (P)2017 Random House Audio

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.8 (57 )
5 star
 (46)
4 star
 (9)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.7 (56 )
5 star
 (42)
4 star
 (12)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (0)
Story
4.8 (55 )
5 star
 (46)
4 star
 (8)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Sammie 04-05-17
    Sammie 04-05-17 Member Since 2014
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    49
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Top 3 at least!"

    I guess out of 6 books to say top 3 may not be much but I have listened to all 6 thus far and enjoyed each. Great story, had most of my favorites back in action. Don't listen to this book unless you've read or heard the first 3 books.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Don Sunset, UT, United States 03-05-17
    Don Sunset, UT, United States 03-05-17 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    56
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    52
    28
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A Good Place to End"

    I've been reading George RR Martin since before I knew there WAS a George RR Martin. I started with the Wild Cards series 30 years ago. I read the first few anthologies before losing track of the series between installments. This book, the sixth overall, reminds me of all the things I enjoyed about Wild Cards ... and those things that sometimes frustrated me as well. If you happen to own a physical copy of this book, give it a nice hard squeeze and the angst will start dripping out from between the pages. Of course, angst-ridden super folks was all the rage in the 90s when these books first appeared. There's "conflicted" ... and there's CONFLICTED. It just gets a little tedious sometimes, needlessly drawing the story out. The political story at the center of the book is also sometimes cumbersome. But the real strength of the book (and the series) is in the characters. This installment wraps up a major storyline, bringing some major characters full circle while leaving plenty of loose ends to untangle in later books. The performers/narrators are spot on, highlighted by the rumbling voice of Clancy Brown. If you're into the series at all, pick this up. It provides just the right amount of payoff. It may also be the perfect place to end if you're wondering whether or not to keep playing the Wild Cards game. For my part, I imagine I'll be back ... sooner or later.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    ADRON 03-03-17
    ADRON 03-03-17
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    9
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "i love this series."

    Great I miss jack's voice but overall the new guy did a great job. I can't wait for the next book!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.