• The Lost Swarm

  • Lost Starship, #11
  • By: Vaughn Heppner
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (679 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Star Watch stands guard over the Commonwealth, having defeated New Men, massed Swarm fleets and android attackers. The victories have cost lost ships, slain crews, and smashed star systems. The accumulated damage means that Star Watch now strains to keep order as political instability, increased space piracy and rebellions stretch the stellar organization to the limit.

Humanity desperately needs peace so Star Watch can rebuild and regroup.

Unfortunately, Lord Drakos is searching the Beyond for a splinter Swarm colony world. The New Man believes he is a Napoleon of the stars. But he needs a fleet to prove it. Intelligence thinks Drakos hopes to make a pact with Thrax Ti Ix, assembling a fleet of renegade New Men and hybrid Swarm creatures, a fleet that will attack humanity.

Plan A has Captain Maddox capturing Drakos before he can find Thrax. Plan B means Star Watch will have to risk sending a fleet into the Beyond.

For Maddox this is also a voyage of discovery, as he learns the identities of his mother and father.

The Lost Swarm is the 11th book in the Lost Starship Series.

©2019 Vaughn Heppner (P)2020 Vaughn Heppner

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Quickly unraveling into an unimaginative mess

I have enjoyed this series up until the last two... soul damage... nuff said... It is frustrating when a series changes so dramatically deep into the story... I found the recent plot direction a clear departure from the storyline built in the previous books of the series. I am done, sadly, cuz I liked the Victory crew, even the professor! Oh well, pearls are, at their heart, just grains of sand...

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Great ongoing series. Amazing ongoing story.

Great continuation of this saga. I love it. More character growth, great action from man to man or android to huge star battles. The audio was well done as well. Still great quality. I still love this mix of action, space battles, ground fights, spie life, and an ongoing evolving story.

I can't recommend this book and this series enough.

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An enjoyable and intricate experience

As an Audibler I actually loved the story of the courageous Captain Maddox, willing his will throughout his life. The loyalty of his crew. I had purchased the Kindle book to "The Lost Storm" and began to read, making it through the first 3 chapters, but was overly joyed to discover there was an Audible I could listen to while I worked or driving home from work.

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Simply the best!!@

The last Swarm by Voungn Heppner. I've been waiting for this book for a long time now. Although parts of the story are inspired by other Scify stories ,Vaung Heppner was able to keep me guessing at some point and when finally Captain Maddox s most
anticipated background story was revealed,I was so attentive and exited that I cheered whend I fonaly knew who his fatherwas.I just simply love this book funny smart with a twist ,that keep me guessing !!!

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Excellent!!! Need more

Loved it, must have more books in the series Immediately! Narrator is made for this series.

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Best book in series

This was the best book so far in the series. Looking forward to the remaining books.

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Great Addition To The Plot

This story doesn't disappoint. It adds a new perspective and a few surprising twist. I recommend this book.

Word of warning. You do need to read the first 11 books first. If you don't you will miss out on a lot of the "whys" of the main characters.

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very good

I really enjoyed the series of books so far. No complaints and Mr. Boyett does an excellent job as the speaker. huge fan of his now with most if not all books he narrated.

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Mark Boyer Brings This Series to Life !!

The “Lost ____” series is a marvelous collection of intricate sci-fi space adventures and I highly recommend the Kindle books. If you can spare the few duckers, however, get these Audible read-along titles as well. The voice acting provided by Mr Boyett is worth every centavo, it’s like listening to a major motion picture with unique actors doing their best.

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Finally.

Learning something we all wanted to know. A must read in this most excellent book series!!!

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Entertainment +

An excellent addition to the ongoing saga.
Characters are well established and stable.
An enjoyable romp through space.