ORBS

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 572 ratings

Solar Storms Publisher's Summary

In the year 2055, scientists discover something far worse than rising temperatures and rising seas - they discover massive sunspots that are producing unprecedented solar flares.

With little time to prepare for the storms, NASA recruits doctors Sophie Winston and Emanuel Rodriguez to help monitor the solar weather. At first, the duo believes they have been hired for a routine project. But when arriving at the Johnson Space Center they quickly realize they haven't been told everything about their mission. And as a massive storm races toward Earth, they begin to suspect that it isn't a natural event. Millions of miles away something is feeding the storms....

©2018 Nicholas Sansbury Smith (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 0.25

    • Solar Storms

    • Orbs, Book 0.1
    • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    In the year 2055, scientists discover something far worse than rising temperatures and rising seas - they discover massive sunspots that are producing unprecedented solar flares. With little time to prepare for the storms, NASA recruits doctors Sophie Winston and Emanuel Rodriguez to help monitor the solar weather. But they quickly realize they haven't been told everything about their mission. And as a massive storm races toward Earth, they begin to suspect that it isn't a natural event. Millions of miles away something is feeding the storms....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Prequel is interesting, but...

    • By R. Gilmore on 05-27-18

    Regular price: $13.97

  • Book 0.5

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  • Book 1

    • Orbs

    • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 224

    At the end of the world, who will survive? The year is 2061, and the planet is dying. Cataclysmic solar storms have forced leaders from around the world to finally put aside their differences and agree on one thing-to jump ship. The human race is headed to Mars. Dr. Sophie Winston is hired by New Tech Corporation to test a biosphere deep within the heart of Cheyenne Mountain; a mission she believes will help prepare the company for the three-year flight to the red planet. But, just days into the assignment, things start to go wrong. When the blast doors open, it's a changed world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great reboot!

    • By N.W.Wisniewski on 04-27-18

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 2

    • Orbs II

    • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    The aliens have invaded, wiping out almost all life on Earth. Their goal: water. Huge spaceships are draining the oceans, and the few remaining humans have been herded into farms, where their bodies are harvested to support the growing alien army. Humanity's last chance lies in the biospheres that have been planted secretly across the globe. But all is not peaceful in the biome led by Dr. Sophie Winston. With resources dwindling and tensions high, her small group of survivors is divided. Some want to fight, some want to stay hidden, and Sophie just wants to keep everyone alive.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Found it Hard to Care...

    • By Nate W. on 06-30-18

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 3

    • Orbs III

    • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    With the alien armies growing stronger, Sophie's biosphere decides to join forces with the team from NTC's submarine. Using data from a surviving satellite, they discover strange alien poles at each of the world's seven highest summits: alien technology that the survivors believe may hold the key to shutting down the alien ships once and for all. But before the two teams can launch an offensive, the biosphere must deal with sabotage from within and a strange nanotechnology that has infected several of the survivors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal PA series!

    • By L. Yancey on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 4

    • Orbs IV

    • Exodus
    • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith, Anthony Melchiorri
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    Operation Redemption, the final desperate mission in taking back the planet from the Organics has failed. Captain Rick Noble and his soldiers have been captured and imprisoned on an alien ship. But not all is lost. Their sacrifice allowed Doctor Sophie Winston, Doctor Emanuel Rodriguez, and their small team to escape in the NTC Sunspot - their destination, Mars. The perilous journey to find a lost human colony may offer Sophie and the rest of humanity a chance at life. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • worth the wait!!

    • By N.W.Wisniewski on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $24.47