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  • Fizzlesprocket: Everybody Loves Large Chests - Vol. 2

  • By: Neven Iliev
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311

Things are not well within the Lodrak Empire. An entire city goes up in smoke and ash, and an entire province is slowly being consumed by an ever-expanding cloud of death. But while the humans rally to contain the fallout of this disaster, they are much quicker to pin the blame for it on their elven neighbors to the north. With centuries' worth of strife and bad blood between the two nations flaring up, all out war is rapidly becoming an inevitability.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So funny I let out a little bit of wee...

  • By DCM on 08-04-18

sooo good

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

Reviewed: 09-01-19

this had me laughing out loud a couple of times which was amazing. really enjoyed the story and narration. quite a lot of adult content which is done really well. big thumbs up!

  • Forgotten

  • The Forgotten Series, Book 1
  • By: M.R. Forbes
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

Sheriff Hayden Duke was born on the Pilgrim, and he expects to die on the Pilgrim, like his father, and his father before him. That's the way things are on a generation starship centuries from home. He's never questioned it. Never thought about it. And why bother? Access points to the ship's controls are sealed, the systems that guide her automated and out of reach. It isn't perfect, but he has all he needs to be content. Until a malfunction forces his engineer wife to the edge of the habitable zone to inspect the damage. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great sci fi as well as a good thriller

  • By Mr. M. Mazourov on 16-09-18

the very last thing he does is totally stupid.

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

Reviewed: 24-12-18

yeah, it's dumb as a stump. the rest of the book is great however. you lose one star, sorry. lol

  • The Last Valkyrie

  • By: Dietmar Wehr
  • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 5

When the Synthetic Intelligence Val Ky Ree wakes from her emergency shut-down after a climactic battle, she discovers thousands of years have passed, and her creator race, the Aesir, have all gone. The last of her kind, she finds a new purpose in protecting the remaining few thousand humans from the hostile alien races called The Compact. As humanity teeters on the edge of extinction, one human male helps her to realize her destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I wanted more AI and I got more AI

  • By Scott on 27-11-18

I wanted more AI and I got more AI

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

Reviewed: 27-11-18

I can't say as I agree overly much with the other reviewers. Following the synchronicity war and retro war I was left wanting much more of the story from the AI point of view, this feeds that desire.

It's nice to have some story that isn't peril, death, peril, death all the way through. (although there is a bit of peril here and there) 😀

I would certainly buy Book 2.

  • The Primarchs

  • The Horus Heresy, Book 20
  • By: Graham McNeill, Gav Thorpe, Nick Kyme, and others
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Sean Barrett, Jonathan Keeble, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122

Created in the Emperor's own image, the primarchs had long thought themselves to be princes of the universe and masters of their own destiny - they led the Space Marine Legions in glorious conquest of the galaxy, and no enemy of the Imperium could stand against them. However, even amongst this legendary brotherhood, the seeds of dissent had been sown long before the treacherous Warmaster Horus declared his grand heresy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfection

  • By Anonymous User on 06-09-18

strange order of books

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

Reviewed: 16-11-17

it seems strange that the first two books aren't the other way around as events in the second are mentioned in the first. good storey overall and well performed too. well worth a credit with such a long run tine and several stories to enjoy in one purchase.

  • All These Worlds

  • Bobiverse, Book 3
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,000
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,724
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,700

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mistake was made and corrected

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-08-17

superb

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

Reviewed: 09-08-17

I could listen to many more books in this universe, I really enjoy the setting, the characters and the events. I Pre-ordered this book and finished it in a couple of days, hopefully there will be more!

  • Call to Arms

  • Blood on the Stars, Book 2
  • By: Jay Allan
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89

War. The word spreads throughout the Confederation...the long-expected Union invasion has come. The enemy is strong, their fleets larger and more powerful than intelligence reports had predicted. They have broken through the forward defenses, sent the Confederation's proud fleets into an ignominious retreat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great second book

  • By CJSILV on 15-06-18

sprechen ze franzurzich?

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-07-17

great story and well performed. the French accent should probably be lost to the ages, we don't need to speak about that. lol

  • The Evolutionary Void

  • By: Peter F. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 24 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 680
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 683

Peter F. Hamilton’s startling perspectives on tomorrow’s technological and cultural trends span vast tracts of space and time, his stories are as compelling as they are epic in scope, and yet they are always grounded in characters – human, alien and other – who, for all their strangeness, still touch our hearts and fire our imaginations.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great end to the trilogy

  • By John on 25-01-11

absolutely superb

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

Reviewed: 05-02-17

I've listened to many audiobook series, this has to be about the best of the bunch. excellent story and excellent narration.

  • Pandora's Star

  • By: Peter F. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 37 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,679
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,271
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,269

Britain's bestselling SF writer returns to outer space.In AD 2329, humanity has colonised over four hundred planets, all of them interlinked by wormholes. With Earth at its centre, the Intersolar Commonwealth now occupies a sphere of space approximately four hundred light years across. When an astronomer on the outermost world of Gralmond, observes a star 2000 light years distant - and then a neighbouring one - vanish, it is time for the Commonwealth to discover what happened to them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very solid and enjoyable space opera

  • By Stephen on 21-09-13

absolutely brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-09-16

The best book I have listened to in quite a while and I listen to about one a week

  • House of Suns

  • By: Alastair Reynolds
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 18 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 413

Six million years ago, at the very dawn of the starfaring era, Abigail Gentian fractured herself into a thousand male and female clones: the shatterlings. Sent out into the galaxy, these shatterlings have stood aloof as they document the rise and fall of countless human empires. They meet every 200,000 years to exchange news and memories of their travels with their siblings.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reynolds gets better and better

  • By Nick on 01-06-10

great, with some caveats

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-07-16

while the main story is as good as his usual work it takes an enormous amount of time to get going. I actually skipped half a chapter which is unheard of.

Alien: Out of the Shadows
    An Audible Original Drama
    
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        Tim Lebbon,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Dirk Maggs
    
    


    
    
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        Rutger Hauer,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Corey Johnson,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Matthew Lewis,
    
    
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    Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    5,050 ratings
    Overall 4.5
  • Alien: Out of the Shadows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,050
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,710
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,689

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!!!

  • By Chris on 27-04-16

loved it, worthy of a film

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

Reviewed: 29-05-16

would be nice if there were more audiobooks to continue the story. I want to have the universe and story expanded