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  • Deathtrap

  • Expeditionary Force Mavericks, Book 1
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 395
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 383

The human soldiers stranded on the planet Paradise have been recruited into an alien legion to do the dirty jobs that the high-tech species won't do. Their first mission is to kick the enemy off a backwater planet no one cares about. It's a simple assignment, except everyone has a hidden agenda, and the planet could become a deathtrap. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Mavericks Have The Stage!

  • By Simon on 14-05-19

Expeditionary Forces are a great series of books!

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

Reviewed: 16-05-19

Death Trap is Another great story!
I found Expeditionary Force completely by accident when Columbus day was suggested as my next listen! I have bought n listened to all of the stories and was disappointed when I got to the current last book that there was no more as yet!! waited eagerly for Deathtrap to be released as an audio book! I was Not disappointed as it is truly another Great story! even as a slight detour from original!! Mr Alanson, please hurry with the completion and release of your next book! can't wait!!

  • Columbus Day

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 1
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,903
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,790
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,775

The Ruhar hit us on Columbus Day. There we were, innocently drifting along the cosmos on our little blue marble, like the Native Americans in 1492. Over the horizon came ships of a technologically advanced, aggressive culture, and BAM! There went the good old days, when humans got killed only by each other. So, Columbus Day. It fits. When the morning sky twinkled again, this time with Kristang starships jumping in to hammer the Ruhar, we thought we were saved.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic start to what I hope is a great series

  • By GiffRock on 02-01-17

Great Audio book, Loved it!!

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

Reviewed: 01-05-19

Loved it, just didn't want it to end, the narrator draws you into the story, so that you just don't want to stop listening

  • Zero Hour

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 5
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,630
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,499
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,488

United Nations Special Operations Command sent an elite expeditionary force of soldiers and pilots out on a simple recon mission, and somehow along the way they sparked an alien civil war. Now the not-at-all-merry band of pirates is in desperate trouble, again. Their stolen alien starship is falling apart, thousands of light years from home. The ancient alien AI they nicknamed Skippy is apparently dead, and even if they can by some miracle revive him, he might never be the same.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • There Ain't No Stopping Us Now!

  • By Simon on 08-02-18

Another interesting, enjoyable audiobook.

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

Reviewed: 15-04-19

Enjoyed another gripping episode in this Expedition Force. You find yourself not being able to stop listening to this fascinating story!! Not wanting to miss any of your time with the "Merry Band of Pirates" Wanting to know whether "Colonel Joe & the super intelligent being called "Skippy" would be able to escape their latest adventure!!!
I could not wait to hear whether the merry band managed to escape at the end of this latest adventure!!@

  • Carpe Jugulum

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 954
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 959

Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be a priest. He thought he'd come to the mountain kingdom of Lancre for a simple little religious ceremony. Now he's caught between vampires and witches, and he's not sure there is a right side.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A book with bite

  • By Clare on 17-01-11

slow to start but then just couldn't stop

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

Reviewed: 19-05-15

Another great Audio story from the Greatly missed Mr Pratchett. Yet another story that I just couldn't listing to. Granny Weather wax is one of my favorite characters, along with Sir Samuel Vies. now onto the next. It's such a shame now to think that one day I will read/listen to the last of Terry's stories.

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  • Feet of Clay

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,870
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,552
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,552

Who's murdering harmless old men? Who's poisoning the Patrician? As autumn fogs hold Ankh-Morpork in their grip, the City Watch has to track down a murderer who can't be seen. Maybe the golems know something - but the solemn men of clay, who work all day and night and are never any trouble to anyone, have started to commit suicide....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • lovely

  • By Ann Ingham on 14-06-15

Another great Audio book from Terry Pratchett,

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

Reviewed: 04-05-15

Another great Audio book from Terry Pratchett, Nigel Planer really makes you feel part of the story and brings it to life. on to the next!

  • Bring Me Home

  • By: Alan Titchmarsh
  • Narrated by: Alan Titchmarsh
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

Britain's favourite gardener and TV presenter Alan Titchmarsh takes us to the scenic highlands of Scotland for his new tale of betrayal, mystery and romance. The author of eight bestselling novels including The Haunting and Folly, Titchmarsh's new multi-generational novel makes the perfect gift this Mother's Day. It seems a perfect afternoon in the Highlands. Standing at the door of the lochside castle that has been his family's home for generations, Charlie Stuart welcomes his guests to the annual summer drinks party.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bring me home

  • By Mrs T Dowell on 31-12-15

Another great story from Mr Titchmarsh

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

Reviewed: 24-04-15

A great story from Mr Titchmarsh. I also enjoy he's reading of it. Escape to Scotland.

  • Whispers Under Ground

  • Rivers of London, Book 3
  • By: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,424
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,766

Peter Grant is learning magic fast. And it’s just as well - he's already had run-ins with the deadly supernatural children of the Thames and a terrifying killer in Soho. Progression in the police force is less easy, especially when you work in a department of two. A department that doesn't even officially exist. A department that if you did describe it to most people would get you laughed at.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story, wonderful narration

  • By Jane on 04-07-12

Have not been able to stop listening to this serie

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

Reviewed: 25-03-15

Since I was recommended this author I have not stopped since the first novel 3 weeks ago. I was told it was a mix of grown up Harry Potter and history and mythology of London. It's fascinating!

  • Wyrd Sisters

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Celia Imrie
  • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,295
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,035
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,033

In Wyrd Sisters, the enchanting world of Discworld is turned upside down by 3 meddling witches: Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, and Magrat Garlick. Their interference in royal politics causes kingdoms to wobble, crowns to topple, knives to flash, and citizens to shudder in fear.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Hard work

  • By Linda on 05-05-09

another Very enjoyable book by Terry Pratchett.

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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-02-15

Another Very enjoyable book by Terry Pratchett. Also very well read by the narrator Ceilia Imrie. perfect again for a mainly female themed book. Now on to the next in the series.

  • Equal Rites

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Celia Imrie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,646
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,322
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,325

Right before the wise old wizard Drum Billet died, he passed on his magical staff of power to the newborn eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately, Drum Billet never bothered to check the gender of the newborn baby, and it turns out it was a girl. Now his chauvinistic colleagues are forced to deal with a young girl who has all the qualifications to join their all-male profession.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bad quality!

  • By Margit on 19-03-12

Excellent episode from Discworld.

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

Reviewed: 02-02-15

Another good episode from the Diskworld from Mr Pratchett. I think the choice of a female voice in the form of Ceilia Imrie is the right choice for a mainly female character led story. Couldn't put it down. A1.

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