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Hell's Heart

Prey, Book 1
Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (78 ratings)
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Summary

Continuing the milestone 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek - an epic new trilogy that stretches from the events of the Original Series movie The Search for Spock to The Next Generation!

When Klingon commander Kruge died in combat against James T. Kirk on the Genesis planet back in 2285, he left behind a powerful house in disarray - and a series of ticking time bombs: the Phantom Wing, a secret squadron of advanced Birds-of-Prey; a cabal of loyal officers intent on securing his heritage; and young Korgh, his thwarted would-be heir, willing to wait a Klingon lifetime to enact his vengeance.

Now, 100 years later, while on a diplomatic mission for the United Federation of Planets, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise are snared in the aged Korgh's trap - and thrust directly in the middle of an ancient conflict. But as Commander Worf soon learns, Korgh may be after far bigger game than anyone imagines, confronting the Federation-Klingon alliance with a crisis unlike any it has ever seen!

©2016 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. (P)2017 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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Great story spread over 100 years of Star Trek

Great story with great characters spread over 100 years and two Star Trek series, with many twists and lots of intrigue

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Great book

Really really really. Enjoy this book from start to finish. Great listen. Narrator is excellent. What more do you want in a book great story great listening keep to their from the end. When finished this book went out and bought second book. I’m now halfway through that book and I’m looking forward to getting the third book from my holidays. Great listen

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A good start

a good TNG/TOS book and with a few twists. looking forward to listening to book 2

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A Goodread

A good listen and enjoyed it would download the saga to hear the full storyline

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  • Yusuf
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 15-04-17

Absolutely brilliant!

This Star Trek novelisation contains the lot: Klingons, the next generation crew, and the original crew. Both political intrigue and action make this novel difficult to put down! The narrator should be credited for his excellent Klingon and good English accent for Picard.

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captured by verbals.

loved it so much I just didn't want it to finish. looking forward to the next book.

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Hell's Heart

Well not to sure what to make of this story. First I thought great and then OMG Really. Then okay. So we will listen to the second book

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great book

good if you like startrek books you should have a listen five star book 😃

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  • Mark A Mullin
  • 01-02-18

Boring and confusing

Let it be known to begin with that there is no ending in this book.
lots of characters with similar nsmes and voices.
i am a star trek fan. there were some very good sections of the book but it really couldn't digure out any direction and added a lot of useless filler.
extremely disappointing.

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  • alex
  • 18-02-17

Great start to a series.

I've listened to countless Star Wars and Star Trek books. The former more than the latter due to their prevalence. This book has all the trappings of good sci fi. It's development of characters was a bit slow, but the pacing of the plot worked well. Worth a monthly credit any day.

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  • KiraNyres
  • 03-05-17

Fabulous Unabridged Trek!

John Jackson Miller hits the ball out of the park with this new series! Robert Petkoff's narration is a treat! This story picks up in the continued post television run of all trek series that the creative authors of the Trek universe have added to. This 3 part series deserves that length, the character depth the battle scenes the background it's all wonderful!!! Hopefully audible & simon and Schuster see the incredible popularity of unabridged Star Trek and bring more treasures like this to the material continuum for purchase!

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  • Douglas Mayo
  • 31-05-17

fantastic Trek tale

Trek fan since 1968 I've read many Trek books, this one was one of the best.

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  • cbspock
  • 09-04-17

A good read

Enjoyed this first part of the prey trilogy. Love the new audiobooks. This story crosses between TOS and TNG

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  • Tom
  • 25-10-18

Great production, really enjoyed

Must be a lot of work to "act" & produce such a complex story. Fot any fan, it's a great listen. Thank you. All the intertwined back stories & timelines are set just well enough to keep the imagination of the movies & t.v. series in mind, along with great representation of the character voices. Using this for a great listen, while I work. Wish there could be hundreds of hours more just like it; but would settle for just another trilogy. On to Book 2!!!

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  • Graceland316
  • 22-10-18

Finally - a great story arc in the making

I listen to audio books as much as I can. I had stepped away from the series for awhile as I wasn’t very pleased with character development and story lines. This series, however, has got me hooked. Each chapter builds on the other and expertly weaves a wonderful storyline while maintaining a great balance of pace. I really liked these audio book chapters and how they are assembled in 10-15 minute blocks that i can pause at the completion of a scene and pick up again later.

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  • M. Marcus
  • 03-10-18

Riveting

A plunge into Klingon politics and culture while still keeping connected with Federation events and characters.

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  • K.C.
  • 14-09-18

engaging but no satisfying end

for Die Hard Star Trek fans it's worth a listen The Narrative was great but not sure I'm going to get the next one

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  • Robert
  • 21-06-18

The best Star Trek book I have listed to.

Great story, great voice work. I hope the rest of the series is this good.