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An anthology celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Predator franchise, If It Bleeds includes 17 brand new, never-before-seen or heard stories - exclusive to this collection - featuring the Predators throughout space and time. Based entirely on the original films, novels, and comics, Predator: If It Bleeds (a quote from the original movie) reveals the Predators stalking prey in 12th-century Japan, ninth-century Viking Norway, World War I, Vietnam, the Civil War, Hurricane Katrina, and the modern day, as well as across the far reaches of future space.

"Devil Dogs" by Tim Lebbon
"Stonewall's Last Stand" by Jeremy Robinson
"Rematch" by Steve Perry
"May Blood Pave My Way Home" by Weston Ochse
"Storm Blood" by Peter J. Wacks and David Boop
"Last Report from the KSS Psychopomp" by Jennifer Brozek
"Skeld's Keep" by S. D. Perry
"Indigenous Species" by Kevin J. Anderson
"Blood and Sand" by Mira Grant
"Tin Warriors" by John Shirley
"Three Sparks" by Larry Correia
"The Pilot" by Andrew Mayne
"Buffalo Jump" by Wendy N. Wagner
"Drug War" by Bryan Thomas Schmidt and Holly Roberds
"Recon" by Dayton Ward
"Gameworld" by Jonathan Maberry

The complete list of narrators includes Tom Taylorson, Nicol Zanzarella, Traber Burns, Bradford Hastings, Bahni Turpin, Emily Sutton-Smith, Ulf Bjorklund, James Patrick Cronin, Andrew Eiden, Scott Brick, Feodor Chin, John Pruden, Mark Bramhall, Dan John Miller, Peter Berkrot, and John McLain.

©2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Surprising!!!!!

I didn’t think I’d like this after first listening to it until I realised the stories were Predator encounters with humans throughout time and then each story made sense, so to speak, and then very enjoyable. The narrators are brilliant. I could happily listen to a lot more of this kind of aAudible book. Thanks!

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a brilliant collection of trophies for you!

wowwwwww. loved every second of it. I'm restarting it now!

die hard predator fan here and it didn't disappoint. a credit to audiable. the performers were brilliant. not sure which was my favourite story but the pilot was funny and the game world... well the game world was one heck of a story. all of them are worth your time and time again. I want more!!!!!

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A superb series of Predator tales.

it is obvious that the various authors of the short stories in this book have watched Predator 1 & 2 and genuinely understand why the Yautja are iconic. Each tale is standalone, detailed and enthralling. Vikings, Samurai, Vietnam and the near future, all are covered and covered well. Even a certain world-weary LA cop makes a showing.
I love it and I'd love it more if the segments could be filmed. Then P1&2 might actually have sequels worthy of unironic mention.

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Very good

was a bit put off at first as it is included in the Rage Series for some reason but is totally unrelated. some great stories and alternate takes on history that make it enjoyable

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For all Predator fans

A great range of stories
If you thought you truly understood the Predators, think again.
Multi-Faceted, a guide to how to survive and even gain the respect of our warrior reflections.
Enjoy

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Decent read.

Enjoyed the first 15 of 17 chapters.
Every chapter has a different narrator and most are good but the final two chapters narrators were irritating.

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anytime...

Great fun. plus they stuck to the original predator storys. unlike the horrendous new film. Great listening. bought the book afterwards.

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I liked it my first audio book was to sure about the person reading

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Pretty good listen. Slight inconsistencies between stories but to be expected. Particularly enjoyed the Stonewall Jackson story and the tale of the three sparks.

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Great fun for fans

Great fun to read/be read to you. Brings new angles and back stories to an already great concept.

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  • Jermain Martinez
  • 03-04-18

Some better than others

This book was ok, some of the stories contained within were way better written and voice acted than others. What I did enjoy was that unblooded Predators were several levels below their more experienced older counter parts and it showed.

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  • mary
  • 30-04-18

Fun listen

I enjoyed most of the stories. A problem I found was that some writers stretched things a bit. One story with Predators going after 2 people who defeated some nearly a decade earlier was one. How did these Predators find them? How did the information get to them? Then a Predator prisoner forced in illegal fight in outer space. A rescue party shows up. How they did they find him? That was balanced out with a possible reason for why General Stonewall Jackson was shot by one of his own men during the Civil War among the other stories. This is a book that most can enjoy.

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  • Joliet Jill
  • 25-04-18

For the Love of Predator

This is a totally biased review since I love Predator and all things Predator. These stories are short and sweet and packed with all the things people love about Predator. There are 16 short stories ranging in time and space. A must read/listen for Predator fans.

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  • corey
  • 03-03-18

Great Listen

Great idea. 16 stories all worth listening to. Hope there is more like these in the future. Expand it into Aliens vs Predators vs Humans

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  • Daniel
  • 22-06-18

Predator: If It Bleeds

I don’t write many reviews but in this case I must say that I really enjoyed this book with all the short stories. They were all excellent. I want more!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 17-07-19

MEH

Some stories were good; some not. Some narrators were good; some not. A few of the stories definitely should be made into full length novels. The story involving Fernando was hilarious! I wish that one was full-length. All in all, most of the stories were lame. Not worth the $.

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  • justin
  • 26-03-18

Fun Stories involving Ya-ucha (Predator)

I enjoyed almost every story. I am generally not a fan of short story collections, but this one was irresistible. We get to see Stone wall Jackson face these perfect hunters! Each story feels like a real historical antidote documenting the human encounters with this relentless foe.

I elect to keep my review short so I don't let any spoilers slip! If you are a fan of the Predator world of movies, books, and the occasional bloodbath, then this is the book for you. It's also convenient that each chapter starts a new story.

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  • C.M.
  • 21-10-19

Well Produced.

Good narrations, fun to listen. Most stories are well written and entertaining. Narrators show their experience and enjoyment in reading the material.

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  • Albertus
  • 28-08-19

A mix of good and okay

Some stories were great, while others were mediocre. storyteller was fine. Only a few parts added to the lore. It honestly felt like being read potential scripts. No regrets though.

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  • 826 Dee Jay
  • 14-04-18

kick ass

not as good as the other books in the series, but we'll worth the time. I liked it.

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