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Repairing the Conestoga Audiobook

Repairing the Conestoga: The Colony Ship Conestoga, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Cammarry and Jerome have only explored a small part of the wrecked Colony Ship Conestoga. The section called the needle ship is in orbit around a strange world, but where are the remaining sections?

Book three of The Colony Ship Conestoga series. 

Using the help of Khin, a man born on the needle ship, and the artificial intelligence system Sandie, Jerome and Cammarry try to get parts of the old ship fixed and functional. But things do not go smoothly.

What will they discover? What new things await? How will they locate the lost habitats which made planet-fall somewhere on the unknown planet? What dangers will they encounter as are repairing the Conestoga?

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    Peter Guildford, United Kingdom 13/02/2018
    Peter Guildford, United Kingdom 13/02/2018 Member Since 2010
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    "A solid book three. "

    A well written and narrated continuation of Cammarry and Jerome's quest to find out more about their new home. Exploring more of the colony ship Conestoga and dealing with all the problems past events and the ships disrepair throws up. Before you listen to this book I would recommend listing to the first two to get the most out of this book.

    The characters are well written and the dialogue and interactions between the main characters are interesting and believable.

    The narration is of good quality, is easy to listen to and enhances the tension of the story. Each character sounds unique and their emotions as well as the stress of the situations just increases how engaging the story is. I did not encounter any errors in the recording.

    I very much enjoyed this book and I believe it is better than the first two in this series. I am looking forward to finding out what happens in the next book.

    This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Norma Miles 04/02/2018
    Norma Miles 04/02/2018
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    "Like a rat down it's tunnel"

    The third in the Conestoga Colony Ship series by John Thornton finds Cammary and Jerome still struggling to find an acceptable life in their new home. They, accompanied by the irrepressible Kin, decide to revisit the planet Zahlia around which their ship is circling, this time heading for a different habitat, Beta. A communications link seems to indicate that this, like Alpha, is inhabited. And it is - but is very different from the lush environment they had visited before and what the finally discover shocks them immensely.

    Another ingenious and enjoyable adventure of two of the survivors from Earth's Dome 17, this one increasingly sinister. Narrator Lauren Holladay does a reasonable job with the reading, though there are some odd pronunciations. She reads clearly and with good intonation and her character voicings, if not very distinct, are there. She does not attempt to immigrate Kin's laugh, thank goodness, no sing the song, instead simply reciting it.

    A good, simple, but enjoyable follow on science fiction story in the Conestoga series set within the wider Colony Ship world.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Layla 06/01/2018
    Layla 06/01/2018 Member Since 2018
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    "Great read!"
    Any additional comments?

    This book has more action adventure and ends on a cliffhanger. There is more violence with some slow moments and suspense. The series gets more interesting as it progress from one book to another.
    I felt sorry for Jerome in this book. He tried so hard when it came to Cammarry and yet nothing seemed to work. But what I love about him is that he never gives up.
    There is no profanity or sexual content.
    I am really looking forward to book four.
    I thought the narrator did a great job in voicing the characters.

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  • Lauren
    27/11/17
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    "Five Stars!"

    This is a really fun Sci-Fi adventure! Part of a multi-book series, Jerome and Cammary go looking for their friend Khin. The story line is really good, although I would listen to the rest of the series to get to know the characters better. The narration is really great and I'm looking forward to the next book... this is a cliff hanger!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Mathew Padilla
    14/01/18
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    "Getting better and better "

    The story continues, and Cammarry and Jerome have to explore the conestoga. They have to work together, which can sometimes get difficult. There are problems all along the way as they try to survive their new home. Can’t wait for the next book.

    I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Theresa Horton
    Santa Cruz
    04/01/18
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    "Great"

    I enjoyed it very much thank you
    The characters in the story are fun to listen
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    Thank you for the audio story
    Have a great day
    Terri

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Mark
    27/11/17
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    "My favorite book"

    The world of John Thornton is definitely a fantasy world and I had a lot of fun listening to this book. I enjoy his books and look forward to the next in this series. Ms. Holladay did a very good job narrating the book and I'm looking forward to book 4.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Heather North
    Indiana
    19/02/18
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    "Fun series"

    Great listen. Picks up where the previous book ends, so be sure to listen in order. Loved the characters and story. Great narrator! I received a free review copy of this audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Margaret
    Eloy, AZ, United States
    11/02/18
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    "Good next installment "

    I listened to Book 1 of the Conestoga saga, but, not Book 2. This is Book 3. I was still able to understand what was going on but I definitely need to listen to the second book to get one event clarified.

    This book was much like the first. These books are not deep, they are entertainment and a complete segment of the overall story. This, of course, ends with the lead up to the next segment/ book.
    We follow Cammarry, Jerome, and Khin to the planet to look for the bio domes. A whole new adventure awaits there, with pleasant moments, and moments of stress and a fight for survival.

    There is not any explicit sex or violence or swearing.

    The narrator did well voicing the characters, but, she too fell into moments of narrating the backstory or voicing the conversations when she sounded robotic, like when voicing the AI units.

    I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and voluntarily left this unbiased review.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ms. Christian C.
    North Carolina, USA
    29/01/18
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    "Can the Conestoga ever be restored? "

    Cammarry and Jerome are aboard a section of the damaged colony ship Conestoga, attempting to make repairs. All the while, their section orbits a planet they know little about. Being just two desperate explorers from Dome 17, Cammarry and Jerome are lost without their connection to an AI named Sandie. And then their ally, a native of the Conestoga, goes missing. Also, secret forces are working to keep the explorers from discovering hidden truths. It doesn't take long before their goal of repairing the ship becomes secondary to their mere survival.

    This installment in the Colony Ship Conestoga series was fairly good overall. At times, however, I feel as if the main characters are written to be less logical or intelligent than you'd expect from space-adventuring, near-total-global-collapse survivors. Narration by Lauren Holladay is good, as well.

    I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge. This review is unbiased and the opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Lauren H.
    Southwest Florida
    07/12/17
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    "The Adventurers are back!"

    Jerome and Cammary are back in book 3, which has been my favorite one so far in the series. The pacing and narration are really good and Jerome and Cammary are starting to develop a relationship that goes deeper than friendship. Sandie the A.I. is also developing nicely and it seems like she will be a central figure in the coming books.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    03/02/18
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    "Good sci-fi"

    The saga continues, and book 3 is of the same high standard. It is a good tale and our heroes continue to develop both in depth and strength.
    Lots of action and tension.
    Lauren Holladay is the third narrator in the series - and she has a wonderful voice, and it really suits the characters and story. This is the best narration of the series.

    I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.
    A good book and well worth the time to listen to.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • TU
    31/01/18
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    "start with book 1"

    I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

    I'm starting this series with this book, but I did that with another series by this author so I figured it wouldn't be an issue here. I had a much harder time getting into this one than I did on the Trailblazer series. I would definitely recommend starting with book 1 of this series. Even as it ended, a cliffhanger no less, I was left feeling like I was missing a lot of information here... anyway, I did enjoy the book, and I might go back for book 1 and 2... but I'm on the fence...

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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