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  • Voyagers II

  • The Alien Within
  • By: Ben Bova
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

When Keith Stoner awoke, he found himself in a world changed almost beyond recognition. Eighteen years before, Stoner had been the American member of a joint U.S.-Soviet mission to capture an alien ship. The Soviets had to pull out, but Stoner persisted, and while on the strange ship, he fell into suspended animation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Voyagers 11

  • By stig1875 on 25-11-08

Good story, poor playback quality.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-12-17

This audiobook suffers from sound fade, like you used to get on old tape recordings. While you get used to it, it is a distraction.
Overall an enjoyable tale if you like the more classic sci-fi books.

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17,424
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,403
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16,371

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exhilarating adventure. Brilliantly executed.

  • By Kaggy on 30-08-14

Gripping listen

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-09-15

Had me hooked from the beginning, well narrated, drawing me into the story. You really feel like you are listening to the mission as it unfolds. Well worth listening to.