Kangaroo Series

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 64 ratings

Waypoint Kangaroo Publisher's Summary

Kangaroo isn't your typical spy. Sure, he has extensive agency training, access to bleeding-edge technology, and a ready supply of clever (to him) quips and retorts. But what sets him apart is "the pocket". It's a portal that opens into an empty, seemingly infinite parallel universe, and Kangaroo is the only person in the world who can use it. But he's pretty sure the agency keeps him around only to exploit his superpower.

After he bungles yet another mission, Kangaroo gets sent away on a mandatory "vacation": an interplanetary cruise to Mars. While he tries to make the most of his exile, two passengers are found dead, and Kangaroo has to risk blowing his cover. It turns out he isn't the only spy on the ship - and he's just starting to unravel a massive conspiracy that threatens the entire solar system.

Now Kangaroo has to stop a disaster that would shatter the delicate peace that's existed between Earth and Mars ever since the brutal Martian Independence War. A new interplanetary conflict would be devastating for both sides. Millions of lives are at stake.

Weren't vacations supposed to be relaxing?

With Waypoint Kangaroo, Chen makes his debut with this outer space thriller. Chen has an extensive network of connections to prominent science fiction authors and has studied under John Scalzi, James Patrick Kelly, and Ursula K. LeGuin.

©2016 Curtis Chen (P)2016 Macmillan Audio
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  • Book 1

    • Waypoint Kangaroo

    • A Novel
    • By: Curtis C. Chen
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Kangaroo isn't your typical spy. Sure, he has extensive agency training, access to bleeding-edge technology, and a ready supply of clever (to him) quips and retorts. But what sets him apart is "the pocket". It's a portal that opens into an empty, seemingly infinite parallel universe, and Kangaroo is the only person in the world who can use it. But he's pretty sure the agency keeps him around only to exploit his superpower.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By C. Johnson on 02-04-17

    Regular price: $22.67

  • Book 2

    • Kangaroo Too

    • By: Curtis C. Chen
    • Narrated by: P.J. Ochlan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    On the way home from his latest mission, secret agent Kangaroo's spacecraft is wrecked by a rogue mining robot. The agency tracks the bot back to the Moon, where a retired asteroid miner—code named "Clementine" —might have information about who's behind the sabotage. Clementine will only deal with Jessica Chu, Kangaroo's personal physician and a former military doctor once deployed in the asteroid belt. Kangaroo accompanies Jessica as a courier, smuggling Clementine's payment of solid gold in the pocket universe that only he can use.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great follow up to Waypoint Kangaroo

    • By Simone on 05-03-18

    Regular price: $25.51