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Gallium

Narrated by: Veronica Belmont
Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
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Summary

Mya is a salvager in a system long ago mined out and abandoned by the Gallium Corporation. But when she finds an ancient ship buried deep on a moon, someone tries to stop her. What did she find? Why do they want to leave it hidden? And should Mya risk her job - and her life - to make the salvage of a lifetime?

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Surprising story in a deep universe

This is the first Tom Merritt book I've read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Nicole's reading is pleasant, well paced and engaging.

Whether reading or listening, dive into this world.

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  • PuGz
  • 23-11-18

Nice quick listen!

Performance was great and easy to understand. Story was very good, would like to have more in this universe.

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  • Tony
  • 27-11-18

Amazeballs

Top story (as always, thanks Tom) and a great performance by Veronica. More soon please!

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  • mwstretch
  • 12-12-18

Solid sci-fi

I really enjoyed Ms. Belmont's narration. She has a fluid style that allows the listener to quickly and easily immerse themselves into the story.
This is more a novella than a novel. Everything kind of leaves me wanting more. I wanted to know many of the characters better than we got to know them in this book. So many of the secondary characters seemed interesting, yet briefly met.
And my biggest complaint would be that I don't exactly understand why the villains were in fact the villains. Their organization would seem to be the type to help people, at least in theory. I can understand incompetence from such an organization, but not the decision to be so antagonistic.
Still, an interesting world, and one I'd like to see more of.

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  • Jason Nicholson
  • 18-11-18

Fun sci-fi romp!

Sci-fi with some cloak and dagger, a splash of office/interstellar politics, and some historical intrigue. Veronica did a fantastic job of keeping things dynamic. Great way to spend five hours!

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  • Krystle Wright
  • 17-10-19

okay

Kinda dragged toward the end, and had a really hand-wavy ending. Another sentence because otherwise this review will be too short for Audible to post.

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  • Azizul Rahman Ismail
  • 02-04-19

An easy listen and an intriguing plot

As a casual audiobook listener I find Tom's writing is as enjoyable as listening to Veronica reading it. which is a lot.

It was a little confusing at first and everything sounds so cheery even when things got sad. But, I'm not picky.

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  • Mike
  • 11-03-19

Great!

A great expansion to the universe of Lot Beta. Well read by Veronica Belmont. I hope to see more books in this universe by Tom Merritt.