We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.co.uk/access.
Fool Me Once Audiobook

Fool Me Once: Privateer Tales, Book 2

Regular Price:£6.79
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • £7.99/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
    • Free, unlimited access to Audio Shows
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

Celina Dontal just escaped 18 months of captivity at the hands of Alexander Boyarov and his crew, members of the brutal Red Houzi Clan. That should have been the hard part. It was only the beginning.

When she tried to contact her younger sister, Jenny, Celina received shocking news. The one person in the universe that Celina loved and lived for was missing, and no one could tell her what happened. A vague mention of passage booked to the metropolis of Puskar Stellar on Mars was the only clue Celina unearthed, but Jenny hasn't responded to any of Celina's messages.

Celina has no friends on Mars and to make things worse, Boyarov is skating on thin ice with the Red Houzi. He lost their ship and prisoner. Retrieving both as quickly as possible is the only hope he has of preserving his own life. He's on the hunt.

If there is to be any help for Celina and Jenny, it will have to come from strangers. Puskar Stellar is a big city and finding someone who is trustworthy can be a slippery quest.

Fool Me Once, a standalone novella, is the second story in Jamie McFarlane's Privateer Tales.

©2014 James Greenwood (P)2016 James Greenwood

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.6 (11 )
5 star
 (7)
4 star
 (4)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.4 (9 )
5 star
 (5)
4 star
 (3)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Story
4.8 (9 )
5 star
 (7)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Poppey 21/01/2018
    Poppey 21/01/2018
    HELPFUL VOTES
    70
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    324
    183
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Good, but too short"

    Liked the diversion from the main theme, which recounted what happened to a prisoner, Celine, who was liberated from the pirates by Liam an Nick, but this was far too short.

    Loved the narration, which was easy to listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Alison Laura Goodman 24/08/2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    17
    16
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "What would you do If set free from slavery."

    A Intresting tale of of Celina struggling to survive and rebuild her family after Liam set her free from a life of slavery.

    I felt the narrator spoke a bit fast in a couple of places but it was clear and understandable all through the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
Sort by:
  • Desmond
    Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
    13/08/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Decent story, but not as good as the first"

    Decent story, but not as good as the first in the series. I was hoping for a lot more science in teh science fiction. Still, a decent story though.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    17/09/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Easy listening"

    Short story with easy listening. Narrator easily understood and story easy to follow. Fast paced. 2nd book in the series and moving on to the next one!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Igor Zusev
    18/08/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "An ok side story."

    This was an ok story. The performance could have been better. Sounds like it was narrated by a computer

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kelli Whyte
    Petaluma
    03/08/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Listen to this!"

    Another amazing installment in an enthralling adventure series! Laurel Schroeder gave a stellar performance that really enhanced my experience. Having already read the book, this performance added texture and a liveliness that made me forget I'd already lived in this story. Keep up the great work Jamie McFarlane and please keep recording your books.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • KittJ
    Boston
    04/08/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "This is Horrible, (Book 1 was Good)"

    In contrast to book one, this was characterized by cardboard characters speaking lines from a 1950s TV show, a heroine too stupid to live, a plot moved along by one miraculous coincidence after another, all of which was narrated by a voice that sounded inappropriate 60% of the time. A very sad development. The first book, Rookie Privateer, was very good.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • LeeA
    28/01/18
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "well done series"

    This is a great series and I really enjoyed listening to it, very well done

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • IceBurg
    North Denver
    15/08/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Good tie in"

    Great story, that ties in with the first book. hopefully the others are as good!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Richmond, VA USA
    12/07/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Seems like a bait and switch"

    This picks up where Book 1 ended but is from the point of view of the slave girl who was freed by the heros. If I didn't know subsequent books in the series gets back on track with the Loose Nuts team I would have considered this a bait and switch and never bother with another book from the author.

    Also I think the author missed an opportunity to write a full novel. The first half should have been her capture and life as a slave and then the events of Book 1 from her point of view (which wouldn't have been much). Someone in Book 1 (I think Liam) wondered how she could have become so hard and this would have been a perfect opportunity to explain that.

    As it is, it is an ok story albeit a bit predictable. The bad guys are overly bad. Celina is a saint for not killing them.

    I do wonder how Celina lucked out to find Kathryne. If I was an escaped slave looking for my sister, I would never have that kind of luck. Without finding Kathryne nothing else would have fallen into place and she either would have never found her sister or would have ended up back as a slave or more likely both her and her sister killed.

    And also maybe I fell asleep or something, but what happened to the drunk guy who gave Celina his number? Either the author never heard of Chekhov's gun or doesn't believe in that concept. Of course this is the same author who in Book 1 gave us two hours of excruciating detail of cleaning the spaceship's sewer system.

    Finally the narrator did an excellent job bringing this story to life. In fact I think if I had read the book instead of listening to it, I wouldn't have finished it. She didn't have a lot to work with but she did wonders with it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • NessaShey
    25/05/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "DISAPPOINTING"

    Her sister is in a life or death situation but she stops to shop for clothes and get her hair done.
    Is this seriously what the author thinks of girls?
    Tally, a secondary character, seems more like the type of personality a strong female protagonist should be based on but sadly, this book focused more on what Celina is wearing than saving her sister from slavery. As a female, I was rather offended. This was a truly disappointing story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Chiharu McDonald
    05/05/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "great!"

    love how it connects to the set. one to the next one
    hope they all are on audio

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.