The War Against the Chtorr

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 340 ratings

A Matter for Men Publisher's Summary

With the human population ravaged by a series of devastating plagues, the alien Chtorr arrive to begin the final phase of their invasion. Even as many on Earth deny their existence, the giant wormlike carnivores prepare the world for the ultimate violation - the enslavement of humanity for food!

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  • Book 1

    • A Matter for Men

    • The War Against the Chtorr, Book 1
    • By: David Gerrold
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 139

    With the human population ravaged by a series of devastating plagues, the alien Chtorr arrive to begin the final phase of their invasion. Even as many on Earth deny their existence, the giant wormlike carnivores prepare the world for the ultimate violation--the enslavement of humanity for food!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 20 years and no book 5, be warned

    • By Shane on 09-18-14

    Regular price: $29.95

  • Book 2

    • A Day for Damnation

    • The War Against the Chtorr, Book 2
    • By: David Gerrold
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    McCarthy was drafted from his college biology studies and became a member of the Special Forces. Then he is given the opportunity to contact the Chtorr, but when a helicopter crash leaves him and his companions stranded in enemy territory, he must decide whether to communicate with the Chtorr--or kill them!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Sequel that's Superb

    • By Jim N on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $29.95

  • Book 3

    • A Rage for Revenge

    • The War Against the Chtorr, Book 3
    • By: David Gerrold
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Still reeling from the alien plagues that killed two-thirds of the planet's population, humanity now confronts the most deadly enemy Earth has ever known - the giant man-eating Chtorr. Lieutenant James McCarthy has grown to manhood under the shadow of the terrifying invasion of the Chtorr. As a student, he learned all he could to understand their alien behavior. As a Special Forces commando, he made violent first contact. Now this battle-hardened warrior faces a profound challenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unsettling and Memorable

    • By Jim N on 08-12-18

    Regular price: $29.95

  • Book 4

    • A Season for Slaughter

    • The War Against the Chtorr, Book 4
    • By: David Gerrold
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 21 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    The story of humanity's courageous struggle for survival against the greatest threat Earth has ever known. As the tenacious invaders remake Earth's violated surface, transforming its flora and fauna into a replica of their own terrifying home world, a handful of scientists, soldiers, and citizens prepare to fight back - hoping it isn't already too late. In Mexico, a dead Chtorr leads to a stunning discovery about the aliens.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Always been my favorite of the series

    • By Gregory on 09-15-15

    Regular price: $34.94