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  • Xenos: Warhammer 40,000

  • Eisenhorn, Book 1
  • By: Dan Abnett
  • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,009
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,005

The Inquisition moves amongst mankind like an avenging shadow, striking down the enemies of humanity with uncompromising ruthlessness. When he finally corners an old foe, Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn is drawn into a sinister conspiracy. As events unfold and he gathers allies - and enemies - Eisenhorn faces a vast interstellar cabal and the dark power of daemons, all racing to recover an arcane text of abominable power: an ancient tome known as the Necroteuch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just wow!

  • By Marcus on 01-10-17

Opens up the world of 40k

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

Reviewed: 29-03-19

This book offers an insight into the 40k galaxy, it isn't just about self righteous Space Marines, down trodden Imperial Guardsmen, evil fanatics, and nasty aliens having a big punch up(all these things are in it) which to be fair gets tedious after a while. It takes place away from the battlefields allowing you an insight into the goings on of the broader 40k galaxy. Also having a hero who isn't afraid of being afraid is quite refreshing too.

  • The Devastation of Baal

  • Warhammer 40,000
  • By: Guy Haley
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 503
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 460

The Blood Angels Chapter of Space Marines is under threat. Having obliterated all human life in the Red Scar region of space, the largest tendril of Hivefleet Leviathan ever seen in the Imperium has converged and is making relentlessly for Baal. To face this awesome foe, Commander Dante has called upon the Successor Chapters of the ancient Ninth Legion. The Sons of Sanguinius gather in numbers not seen since the dark days of the Horus Heresy. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By Sewell247 on 22-07-18

Worth a listen!

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

Reviewed: 26-03-19

Definitely one of the best 40k stories that I've listened to. Good performance by the narrator too.

  • Crusade + Other Stories

  • Warhammer 40,000
  • By: Dan Abnett, David Annandale
  • Narrated by: John Banks, Penny Rawlins, Andy Clark, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 109

Sons of the primarch Roboute Guilliman, the Primaris Ultramarines are peerless warriors whose sworn duty is to protect mankind from the predations of the xenos and the foul traitors of the Heretic Astartes. In a galaxy riven by eternal war, they and the other armies of the Imperium are all that stand between mankind and damnation. Their ship damaged by warp storms, the Ultramarines of strike force Cassian make for Kalides Prime. Also within this book is a host of awesome short stories to give you a flavour of the many warring armies that exist within the worlds of Warhammer 40,000.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely not for newcomers

  • By 451 on 07-08-18

Throws you in at the deep end

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

Reviewed: 25-02-19

It's not a good place to start with the whole 40k universe. Straight off the bat there is a lot of in universe specific language, which for the uninitiated will probably just be confusing. The stories are OK but nothing more than that.

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  • The $100 Startup

  • Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future
  • By: Chris Guillebeau
  • Narrated by: Chris Guillebeau, Thomas Vincent Kelly
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218

Still in his early 30s, Chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth – he’s already visited more than 175 nations - and yet he’s never held a “real job” or earned a regular paycheck. Rather, he has a special genius for turning ideas into income, and he uses what he earns both to support his life of adventure and to give back. In The $100 Startup, he tells you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose - and earn a good living.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • infantile trash

  • By Holly on 17-03-18

The voice over is awful!

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

Reviewed: 24-01-19

I'm not even two hours in and I'm struggling to take anything in, the voice over is so mechanically monotonous!