The Cobra Universe

9 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,242 ratings

Cobra Publisher's Summary

The colony world Adirondack and Silvern fell to the Troft forces almost without a struggle. Outnumbered and on the defensive, Earth made a desperate decision. It would attack the aliens not from space, but on the ground - with forces the Trofts did not even suspect. Thus were created the cobras, a guerrilla force whose weapons were surgically implanted, invisible to the unsuspecting eye, yet undeniably deadly. But power brings temptation...and not all the Cobras could be trusted to fight for Earth alone. Only Moreau would learn the uses - and abuses - of his special abilities, and what it truly meant to be a Cobra.

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  • Book 1

    • Cobra

    • Cobra Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 209

    The colony world Adirondack and Silvern fell to the Troft forces almost without a struggle. Outnumbered and on the defensive, Earth made a desperate decision. It would attack the aliens not from space, but on the ground - with forces the Trofts did not even suspect. Thus were created the cobras, a guerrilla force whose weapons were surgically implanted, invisible to the unsuspecting eye, yet undeniably deadly.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Pleasant Surprise

    • By Dan on 05-15-11

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Cobra Strike

    • Cobra Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    The colony world Adirondack and Silvern fell to the Troft forces almost without a struggle. Outnumbered and on the defensive, Earth made a desperate decision. It would attack the aliens not from space, but on the ground - with forces the Trofts did not even suspect. Thus were created the cobras, a guerrilla force whose weapons were surgically implanted, invisible to the unsuspecting eye, yet undeniably deadly.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Much Better

    • By Dennis on 06-02-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Cobra Bargain

    • Cobra Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    The colony world Adirondack and Silvern fell to the Troft forces almost without a struggle. Outnumbered and on the defensive, Earth made a desperate decision. It would attack the aliens not from space, but on the ground - with forces the Trofts did not even suspect. Thus were created the cobras, a guerrilla force whose weapons were surgically implanted, invisible to the unsuspecting eye, yet undeniably deadly.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice End to the Trilogy

    • By Dennis on 06-07-13

    Regular price: $24.25

  • Book 4

    • Cobra Alliance

    • Cobra War, Book 1
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 244
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 194

    When the colony worlds Adirondack and Silvern fell to the Troft forces almost without a struggle. Outnumbered and on the defensive, Earth made a desperate decision. It would attack the aliens not from space, but on the ground with forces the Trofts did not even suspect. Thus were created the Cobras, a guerilla force whose weapons were surgically implanted, invisible to the unsuspecting eye, yet undeniably deadly.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • At Last Some Action!

    • By Dennis on 06-09-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 5

    • Cobra Guardian

    • Cobra War, Book 2
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    When the colony worlds Adirondack and Silvern fell to the Troft forces almost without a struggle. Outnumbered and on the defensive, Earth made a desperate decision. It would attack the aliens not from space, but on the ground with forces the Trofts did not even suspect. Thus were created the Cobras, a guerilla force whose weapons were surgically implanted, invisible to the unsuspecting eye, yet undeniably deadly. And the Moreau family were the most famous of the Cobra warriors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kept Me Listening

    • By Dennis on 06-11-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 6

    • Cobra Gamble

    • Cobra War, Book 3
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    Cobra warriors, genetically enhanced and implanted with an arsenal of covert weaponry, are the most dangerous guerilla fighters humanity has ever produced. For Jin Moreau Broom, the war is the culmination of a lifetime of Cobra service. But it is also the height of danger for herself and her family as they struggle to survive a war that none of them ever expected to see.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another good book

    • By Dennis on 06-14-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 7

    • Cobra Slave

    • Cobra Rebellion, Book 1
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    Cobras are technologically-enhanced warriors bred to fight an alien menace no ordinary human can withstand. At the center of action, on the Cobra world of Aventine, is the legendary Moreau clan. While the Cobras are necessary in times of war, in times of peace, they are often reviled by those they have saved. Now, the Cobras have resisted a second invasion of the alien Troft forces, forcing the Troft to a stalemate - even converting some thoughtful Troft into uneasy allies against their kin.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What?

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 07-09-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 8

    • Cobra Outlaw

    • Cobra Rebellion, Book 2
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Cobras: technologically enhanced warriors bred to fight an alien menace no ordinary human can withstand. At the center of the action on Cobra world Aventine: the legendary Moreau clan. In times of war, the Cobras are necessary, yet in times of peace they are often reviled by those they have saved. Now the Cobras have resisted a second invasion of the alien Troft forces and forced the Troft to a stalemate--and even converted some thoughtful Troft into uneasy allies against their kin.

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 9

    • Cobra Traitor

    • Cobra Rebellion, Book 3
    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Cobras: technologically enhanced warriors bred to fight an alien menace no ordinary human can withstand. Once the Cobras fought the implacable alien invaders, the Trofts, to an uneasy stalemate. But in recent years they have faced an enemy more insidious, the oppressive regime known as the Dominion of Man. Now, the Cobra Worlds find themselves under the boot heels of the Dominion, forced into what amounts to slavery, living under martial law. But two clans of Cobras - the Moreaus and the Brooms - will not stand idly by.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Overall very good.

    • By Charles on 02-05-18

    Regular price: $24.95