Treasons Cycle
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  • A Choice of Treasons | J. L. Doty

    A Choice of Treasons

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By J. L. Doty
    • Narrated By Noah Michael Levine
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    As a lifer in the Imperial Navy, fighting in a war that has lasted generations, Lieutenant York Ballin's only hope for an honorable discharge is the grave. Neither the Empire nor the Directorate seems to care that millions have died or that millions more are doomed as hostilities continue. Ballin's only option is to hunker down, keep his crewmen and women in top condition, and try not to get them all killed.

    Action packed.

    This book is action packed. Navy style battles, marines blasting holes in things and a bit of political intrigue, likable characters...and some charac..Show More »

    Reviewed on 05 January 2017 by James B ()
  • Of Treasons Born: A Novel of the Treasons Cycle | J. L. Doty

    Of Treasons Born: A Novel of the Treasons Cycle

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By J. L. Doty
    • Narrated By Noah Michael Levine
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    As a lifer in the Imperial Navy fighting in a war that has lasted for generations, York Ballin's only hope for an honorable discharge is the grave. But what events led up to his reluctant enlistment? What spawned York's almost fanatic loyalty to his friends - and his doubts regarding the imperial uniform he once wore with such pride? York rarely recalls his childhood, which began with a mystery and ended at age 11 when he was given a harsh choice: Join the navy or face certain death on a prison asteroid.

    From the streets to the stars

    Story: Nothing particularly novel or gripping about this, but a nice coming of age story with some interesting military quirks (strong classism, corru..Show More »

    Reviewed on 23 January 2017 by Helen (United Kingdom)