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In a world of dwindling natural resources and looming mega corporations. Orson Blake, a miner, a single payroll number amongst billions wins the relocation lottery. A one way ticket to the simulated off world paradise that is the Jupiter Eclipse.

Living out the rest of his days with the rich and famous isn’t quite on the cards for Orson just yet.

The lottery holds a dark secret and our miner soon finds himself not fighting for his spot on the Eclipse, but fighting for his very life... 

©2019 David J Pearson (P)2019 David J Pearson

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Bringing the book to life.

Having read the book I thought it might be hard to capture the descriptive nature of the book. The imagination is hard to overcome. Lees performance of David’s words fit perfectly into the story, his voice carrying the weight of the scene perfectly. His booming voice envelops you into the story, taking the words off the page and carrying them to your ears. David’s ability as a writer to place you in the scene as he envisions it is very good, as a new comer to the world of reading AND listening to audiobooks, he took me with him through the sometimes chaotic story of Orson and his unwilling journey from normal lad to reluctant hero. Enjoyed the book, loved the audiobook. Well done Dave.

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Very good book, must read for many!

I thought this audio book was very exciting through out, there is one problem though with this book and that’s if you listen to audio books for 10 minutes a day then put it down to carry on with every day activity’s, this book will stop you on your tracks because from the get go you are took on a very exciting, interesting, and gripping adventure that you just can’t put down because you feel as you get to know the characters in a factual world and you just need to follow and experience there tough journey with them. This story is also well paced not to fast or slow, the author has definitely done his homework how to get you gripped from the first paragraph, highly recommended and hope a sequel comes soon, i would also like to say the narrative speaker in this story is so well balanced and reads it with a clear and griping tone of voice. MUST READ!!!!!

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Like Star Wars A New Hope....... only way better!

So what do I mean by the headline. That film started it all. While listening to this I get the feeling this could be the same, the beginning of an amazing universe. I couldn't help but get hooked, the story, the characters, the interaction. Its all phenomenal! David Pearson has written a immersive universe that I just want more off. This is only topped off by the narration by Lee Strayer. I can't wait to see where this goes! If there is 1 book I'd recommend this year its this one and I've read a lot of books!

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What an Amazing Read

The Author was amazing on how he wrote this book and I would certainly recommend to people to read it. It read really well. Absolutely loved it.

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  • 18-02-20

Great Start To A Series

I enjoyed this book. It’s well written with a cool concept (would make a great tv show!) thought the narrator did a good job handling the story. Overall great job and definitely worth the credit!

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  • 25-01-20

Interesting distopia with promising beginning

A well written first in what looks to be an engaging series. Although the story does take some time to get off the ground and does seem to slow down a bit, it does build as it goes. The narration is great - I've read other books by Lee Strayer and find his inflections and characters very engaging. I think he does help the book along during the slower bits.

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  • Kristian Pulz
  • 28-12-19

Started a little slow, but finished strong

I almost gave up on the book a couple of chapters into it. Glad I didn't, it starts off a bit slow but once the story gets going and you get to know the characters better it is a really good book. it's becoming harder and harder to find a good sci-fi book. Really looking forward to the next book in this new series.