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    • Oblivion

    • Starfire, Book 8
    • By: Steve White, Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    The war with the profoundly alien Arduans has ended, and the Arduans have come to call humanity their allies. Most of them - the Arduan warrior caste refuses to accept defeat. Now known as the Kaituni, they are waging a war of extermination against all members of the pan-Sentient Union, human and Arduan alike. What's more, the Kaituni have an unexpected weapon in their arsenal: the alien Arachnids, once thought driven to extinction. The Kaituni drive the Arachnid fleet ahead of them, inflicting untold damage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By nick on 09-10-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 1635

    • The Papal Stakes
    • By: Charles E. Gannon, Eric Flint
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 23 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 274

    New York Times best-selling author Eric Flint continues his Ring of Fire series with esteemed sci-fi author Charles E. Gannon. Rome in the year 1635 finds Frank Stone and his pregnant wife Giovanna in the clutches of Cardinal Borgia, whose political machinations and papal assassins may soon elevate him to Pope Borgia. Now Frank, along with Harry Lefferts and his infamous Wrecking Crew, must protect Pope Urban VII from all manner of treachery.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audible - If you do a series do the whole series!!

    • By David W Boyd on 10-03-14

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Extremis

    • Starfire, Book 6
    • By: Steve White, Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 24 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201

    An implacable foe with telepathic cohesion in battle, near immortality, and eons-advanced engineering skills threatens to wipe humanity from the galaxy. What's more, they've overcome their one weakness - no faster-than-light travel - and have followed humanity through our star gates and beyond. But humans are the master of adaption and have got a counterpunch of devastating proportions in reserve.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Marc Vietor really bring the story to life

    • By Cameron on 07-02-16

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Beginnings

    • Worlds of Honor #6
    • By: David Weber, Charles E. Gannon, Timothy Zahn, and others
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson, David Marantz, Kevin T. Collins, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226

    The hottest military science fiction series of all time continues. The mission: to boldly explore David Weber's Honorverse; to deliver all the action, courage, derring do, and pulse pounding excitement of space naval adventure with tales set in a world touched by the greatness of one epic heroine: Honor Harrington.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Young Honor

    • By Jean on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 1636

    • Commander Cantrell in the West Indies
    • By: Eric Flint, Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 21 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    Eddie Cantrell, now married to the king of Denmark’s daughter, is sent by Admiral Simpson to the Caribbean to secure access to the most valuable commodity on that continent - not the gold and silver which the Spanish treasure, but the oil which up-time machines and industry need. The admiral has also provided Eddie’s small task force with the new steam-powered frigates that have just come out of the navy’s shipyards. Even with the frigates, a giant obstacle stands in his way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story!

    • By Thomas on 06-21-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Imperative

    • Starfire, Book 7
    • By: Steve White, Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177

    The war with the Arduans - profoundly alien invaders who originally arrived in STL ships - is over. Most of those attackers are now probationary (and very productive) citizens of the Rim Federation. However, many among the Arduans' warrior caste have accepted neither defeat nor the personhood of any of the other intelligence races. Their leader, the ruthless admiral of the second Arduan exodus, Amunsit, is in firm control of the Zarzuela system.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What happened to the writing!?!??

    • By T&B on 09-18-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Caine's Mutiny

    • Caine Riordan, Book 4
    • By: Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 32 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    Caine Riordan, fresh from serving as envoy to the aliens known as the Slaasriithi, has been given yet another daunting task: apprehend raiders that are terrorizing a distant planet. As difficulties mount, Caine becomes aware that the mission his superiors sent him to perform may not be the one they actually hope he will achieve.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A good, but not great entry in the series.

    • By VariableQ on 07-14-18

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Trial by Fire

    • Caine Riordan, Book 2
    • By: Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 26 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318

    When reluctant interstellar diplomat and intelligence operative Caine Riordan returns from humanity’s first encounter with alien races, sudden war clouds burst. With Earth's fleet shattered by a sneak attack and its survivors fighting for their lives, Caine must rely upon both his first contact and weaponry skills to contend with the non-humanoid enemy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A really great, enjoyable listen

    • By Michael P. Long on 03-08-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • 1636: The Vatican Sanction

    • By: Charles E. Gannon, Eric Flint
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    It's spring in Burgundy. The flowers are out and so are the cardinals - of Pope Urban's renegade papacy, now on the run from the Vatican's would-be usurper Borja. Most of the Church's senior leaders have converged upon the city of Besancon, where the Pope plans to offer an ecumenical olive branch to the other Christian denominations with which Rome has been at war. Fortunately, Urban has up-time help. He can rely upon Cardinal-Protector Larry Mazzare's theological savvy, Sharon Nichols' medical skills, and her husband Ruy Sanchez's keen-eyed experience as a bodyguard-in-chief.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vatican II only 400 years sooner!

    • By Kimberly C. on 09-21-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Fire with Fire

    • Caine Riordan, Book 1
    • By: Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 484
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 451

    2105, September: Intelligence Analyst Caine Riordan uncovers a conspiracy on Earth's Moon - a history-making clandestine project - and ends up involuntarily cryocelled for his troubles. Twelve years later, Riordan awakens to a changed world. Humanity has achieved faster-than-light travel and is pioneering nearby star systems. And now, Riordan is compelled to become an inadvertent agent of conspiracy himself. Riordan's mission: travel to a newly settled world and investigate whether a primitive local species was once sentient - enough so to have built a lost civilization.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Would have been good as 1950s SF

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-13-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Raising Caine

    • Caine Riordan, Book 3
    • By: Charles E. Gannon
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 21 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    Caine Riordan, reluctant diplomatic and military intelligence operative, has just finished playing his part repulsing the Arat Kur's and Hkh'Rkh's joint invasion of Earth. But scant hours after the attackers surrender, the mysterious but potentially helpful Slaasriithi appeal to Caine to shepherd a diplomatic mission on a visit to their very alien worlds. The possible prize: a crucial alliance in a universe where the fledgling Consolidated Terran Republic has very few friends.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, bad enemies

    • By JC on 01-12-18

    Regular price: $34.94