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Summary

The Higher Institute of Villainous Education is in grave danger: Dr Nero, its leader, has been captured by the world's most ruthless security force. It's up to Otto to save him, but first he must escape Nero's sinister replacement and H.I.V.E. itself. Then Otto faces the ultimate challenge - to break into MI6. Something no villain has ever succeeded in doing...

The second thrilling story in the H.I.V.E. series from bestselling author Mark Walden.

©2008 Mark Walden (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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The best narrator and book! I love it jack davenport is the best narrator in the world the best ever

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Fantastic Boys Action Literature

Would you listen to Escape Velocity again? Why?

Absolutely, this is the best one of the series. The author has really got into his stride.

What other book might you compare Escape Velocity to, and why?

We have also enjoyed the Artemis Fowl series and although not as witty, this is similarly great action.

Which character – as performed by Jack Davenport – was your favourite?

Tricky one, Hive Mind is excellent and Jack's 'Wing' is much better than the next reader's.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Great movement all the way to the action climax

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Great fun

Thoroughly enjoyable romp in a fantastic context - escapism at its best - with humour too. Recommended.

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Love it

Jack Davenport is such a good narrator, the storyline was great, definitely recommend this book.

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very good I loved this book

I loved it I think the most memorable moment was when number one revealed himself also I loved the performance.

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Amazing story

I don't normally doo books so first off let me just say this app is amazing and has shown me how good books actually are and alongside it there are amazing books like this one I've listened to the first free books back to back and haven't wanted to stop (being broke took care of that😂) but honestly I can't wait to listen to the next 5 books I the up and coming future

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Excellent book

When I started the series I lived it and now that love has magnified and so far it is one of the best books I have ever listened to. I would recommend this to anyone of any age

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Escape velocity

This book in my opinion is possibly the best book in the series Aldo with this book series you would have to read it in order in order to understand what happened I also like the different personalities and the ever action-packed story along with a brilliant narrator that adds personality to this book in my opinion this is a book that you could read over and over again

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loved it

I thought it was an awesome book but is it just me or did they never really clarify who number 1 was like who the human body was

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Utter Rubbish

Not worth spending much time writing a detailed review or else I lose even more of my life. It was dire and so much so I could not get near the end. Tried hard but the trivial being presented as the spectacular was just to much

I would not listen to rest even if I was in solitary confinement for the rest of my life

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