The Red
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  • 1
    The Red: First Light | Linda Nagata

    The Red: First Light

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Linda Nagata
    • Narrated By Kevin T. Collins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (164)
    Performance
    (155)
    Story
    (153)

    Lieutenant James Shelley, who has an uncanny knack for premeditating danger, leads a squad of advanced US Army military tasked with enforcing the peace around a conflict in sub-Saharan Africa. The squad members are linked wirelessly 24/7 to themselves and a central intelligence that guides them via drone relay - and unbeknownst to Shelley and his team, they are being recorded for a reality TV show.

    just really weird pacing. fun then boring.

    i did the whole audiobook. but I wished I hadn't. great action followed by poorly written sex scenes and really long lulls talking about stuff that do..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 20 2016 by Nick ()
  • 2
    The Trials | Linda Nagata

    The Trials

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Linda Nagata
    • Narrated By Kevin T. Collins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (78)
    Performance
    (76)
    Story
    (74)

    Lieutenant James Shelley and his squad of US Army soldiers were on a quest for justice when they carried out the unauthorized mission known as First Light. They returned home to America to face a court-martial, determined to expose the corruption in the chain of command that compelled their actions. But in a country still reeling from the nuclear terrorism of Coma Day, the courtroom is just one battlefield of many.

    This AI is the one Elon Musk is worried about...

    Turn you / him / her into a KILLER ROBOT! (What does Mr. Musk know he can't or won't say?) It's Ok, at least I can take it. Except there is another ki..Show More »

  • 3
    Going Dark: The Red Trilogy 3 | Linda Nagata

    Going Dark: The Red Trilogy 3

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Linda Nagata
    • Narrated By Kevin T. Collins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (62)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (58)

    James Shelley has left his lover, Delphi, and his companion-in-arms, Jayne Vasquez, with a fortune acquired from a fallen oligarch. They believe him to be dead, and he doesn't try to set the record straight. His long-running question has been answered: There are other soldiers like him who have served the purposes of the Red - and he has accepted his place among them.

    explosive action sequences, solid world-building..

    Going Dark, the finale in Linda Nagata’s terrific military science fiction trilogy, “The Red,” returns Lt. James Shelley to the front lines of a war d..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 09 2016 by AudioBook Reviewer (Madison, WI, United States)