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Summary

Seven years ago, Rachel gave her heart to a dark, intense stranger who left her broken and alone.

Every day since then Rachel has thought about Dex, her memories refusing to be silenced.

Now, Dex is back, but this time he is not alone. He has brought a formidable army - their sole purpose to conquer. Fate will bring Rachel and Dex back together but on opposing sides of a war that threatens to obliterate her world.

Pitted against the power of the elements, Rachel and her friends must survive tsunamis, earthquakes, tornadoes, and fire...all the while being hunted by a powerful enemy who will stop at nothing to pillage her planet.

Fleeing for her life amid the chaos of a raging, burning city, Rachel realizes man’s only chance of survival lies in the hands of the very person who betrayed her all those years ago.

This boxed set includes the award-winning The Traveler as well as the highly anticipated sequel The Saviour plus a bonus short story that bridges the two.

©2019 Melissa Delport (P)2019 Melissa Delport

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Great Sci-fi Series

The Traveler series is a fast-paced dystopian sci-fi, alien invasion thriller. The storyline is very engaging, action-pack, loaded with suspense, drama, romance, twists, and turns. The characters are well-developed, intricate, and fascinating. The romance element is an added bonus, further engrossing the readers/listeners.
Leah Sponburgh does a great job with the narration, bringing the characters to life. I was given a free copy of this audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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Great story

I really enjoyed this book. The writer introduced interesting characters and captivated me with his story all the way through. I enjoyed listening to the narrating by Leah Sponburgh.

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You definately have to be ready to hit the ground running in this action filled story that has all the chaos and panic of an alien invasion and everything that follows after that... You get to meet characters of all nationalities - or rather of all planets - that grab you and makes you love them or hate them with a passion and sometimes you feel both emotions as the story unfolds... I love how the author gets you to care about the characters and everything that happens to them... it sucks you in.
All 3 books in this boxset are wonderfully written and I would love to see this story as a movie!
I enjoyed the narrator and think she did a great job as this series has a lot of characters.

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The man of her dreams???

Book one is The Traveler is past-present with views of how Rachel first meets Dex the man she fell in love with seven years ago, then he just disappeared, but now he is back and wants her dead!

The Savior- A novella about the interim of the earth survivors.

Book two - Rachel’s time in her new life, without Dex, with Dex and the battle against an evil king, Dex’s father.

Interesting series, kind of dystopian, sci-fi, pn, and enjoyable, Leah Sponburgh was the narrator for the whole series.

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Surprised by the high reviews,

Although maybe it's because I'm not the targeted audience. I think a teen girl would enjoy this more. But I'm a male in my thirties, and I just couldn't get passed the bad narration. The reader basically just read the text, with no real effort into making the characters sound interesting. If a character was supposed to be panicked, anxious, scared, or happy, you couldn't tell in the narrator's voice because it remained flat, when I expected it to show emotion. The story itself is average. Although a little too orientated towards romance than I cared for. A younger female reader might appreciate that too.

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Another genre from this amazing author

Melissa has a few names that she writes under. I’m amazed at all of her work. Wonderful characters and amazing details abound.

This dystopian series was such a wonderful escape from the world and I devoured it.

Leah Sponburgh is a new narrator for me. She does a great job. At times I wanted more distinction between male and female characters but I did really enjoy her voice and cadence in this series.

Get this box set if you live action and alien encounters. It has so many emotions that it raises and you won’t be able to stop reading or listening to it until it is done.

I was given this audiobook and this is my honest review.

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Brilliant Trilogy written by first class author

Well written and very well narrated Trilogy of books so enjoyed them they came to an end too quickly

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Great story

A new twist to an old story but nonetheless enjoyable. The characters are engaging and sympathetic and the story flows well.

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  • Relleman
  • 20-08-19

Thrilling and fast paced

Very fast paced read. Almost too much going on at times, it made me think I might have missed something, and I don’t like that feeling. I think if the book slowed down and the narrator slowed down just a hair, it would have been much more enjoyable. I also think that there was a lot of time jumping, and if that could have had a different sound it would have made it more recognizable as a flash back, but the narrator plowed thru and it took a second to realized this is happening in the past, there was not different infection to the tone of voice or any sound effect or anything. Other than those few things, I thought this was a refreshing read that had me hooked. I really liked the world building and characters.

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  • Pockets
  • 04-05-20

attention grabbing & captivating

I like to go into a book with no knowledge of the story sometimes. I'm glad I did with this series. It was entertaining at the start, seemed like a realistic fiction, then BOOM! Aliens. Characters were well developed and the writing was such that I was able to picture every moment. Will absolutely read again.

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  • Antoinette Sellers
  • 23-04-20

Wonderful

What a great set ! Not my normal slightly slow at beginning. But then I just couldn’t stop listening I had to know what was going on what was happening. The characters were great easily relatable and I hope there is more to this series

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  • Ashley Hedden
  • 20-10-21

Great Read

The Traveler Series: Boxed Set was a great read by Melissa Delport. This box set consists of; The Traveler, The Survivor, and The Saviour. The Traveler was a great read by Melissa Delport. Rachel gave her heart to a dark and intense stranger, who left her broken and alone seven years ago. She has spent every day since thinking about Dex. Dex is back now, but he isn't alone. He has brought an army who's purpose is to conquer. This time Rachel and Dex are on opposing sides of a war that may just obliterate her world. Rachel and her friends have to survive tsunamis, earthquakes, tornadoes and fire. Also a powerful enemy who will do anything to pillage her planet. She realizes that the only chance of survival lies in the hands of Dex. The Survivor - a short story was a great read by Melissa Delport. This is a short story that bridges The Traveler and it's sequel The Saviour. Rachel left earth and Zonax vowed to end his attack on mankind six months ago. But it is now clear that Zonax lied. Darren and Kate were left behind and have to fight to survive on a burning planet. They don't know what happened to their friends. The Saviour was a great read by Melissa Delport. Rachel's faith in Dex has brought her far away from home. She is determined to save Earth and will follow him anywhere. But she wakes up and finds herself abandoned on a distant and dangerous planet. Rachel finds herself needing to put her trust in Dex's brother, the heir to the Venon throne. I enjoyed reading this book and can't wait to read more by the author.

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  • Kassaundra
  • 15-05-21

pretty good story!😊⭐⭐⭐⭐

this story was pretty good and entertaining. the author depicts action seems very well the kind of leaves the main character out of the action in terms of action. there's battle scenes where the main characters just standing there screaming her head off ... repetitively repeating "no." I didn't really like this as it happened and I think both the first and third book.
OK,😬 they tell you not to be mean in the reviews so I will do my best to not come off as mean but to tell the facts they are... I think English is the narrator's second language. I don't mind that she pronounces some words with a little accent sometimes BUT it grinds my gears when she doesn't eat even read the word correct. There are so many instances where the narrator just pronounces the word wrong and just keeps going. I really felt this story would have been a lot more engaging / luring with a better narrator.

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  • Gi
  • 05-08-20

Wow. Wow. Wow!!!

What an Amazing box set. I absolutely enjoyed listening to this audiobook. Each story from this series was really good. I was so hooked from start to finish. That when I heard epilogue. I was like what? Nooooo!! Overall a must listen or read!!

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  • Lucia
  • 16-04-20

Amazing amazing!

* I got a copy of this audiobook set at my request in exchange for an honest review *
It's the first time I listen to a book well books by Melissa Delport, and I have to say I love her style! The books are packed with action scenes from the very beginning which was a total surprise for me. Glued to the story from the start I discovered strong heroines and characters with depth. I admit I didn't see some twists coming and changing the plot... I'm glad I could listen to to the whole set, I can't imagine having to wait for the books to be released!

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  • Shayay19
  • 29-12-19

Entertaining Series! Fun Alien Invasion Premise!

I listened to the audio for the boxset of this series. Love that I could get the audio with all 3 books in it. The narration was okay. She did a clear performance and fit the characters well enough; the narration just didn't flow at times. Still I'd recommend it.

Really enjoyed this series as a whole! Lots of entertainment and a fun premise. Here are my reviews for each book in this boxset.

Review for Book 1 - The Traveler - 4 stars
The writing and premise is a little basic, but I love alien invasion stories so I rated this a 4. Add in some romance and I'm entertained. I liked that the characters are a bit older; in their mid 20's. I appreciated that there was a touch more maturity to the story. Rachel works as a news anchor when Earth begins to be invaded by aliens (humanoid type aliens). These aliens have some interesting powers; controlling the weather being one of them. Rachel is shocked when one of the aliens is none other than a guy she fell in love with years ago, Dex. Dex has done some very bad things and is dangerous, but Rachel can't help but want to trust him. Love that this story gets right into the action! Rachel and some others need to find a way to survive and take these aliens out before they take over Earth. Entertaining story the whole way through. There's some sweet romance too. Liked the forbidden aspect between Dex and Rachel; they have a nice connection. Looking forward to seeing where these characters end up; this one ends with more questions that need to be answered. On to the next book!

Review for book 1.5 - The Survivor - 3 stars
This is a very short book about what's happening on Earth after the aliens invaded. You should definitely start with book 1 before reading this short story. Rachel went with Dex and his alien siblings into Space; Dex's father was supposed to stop invading Earth, but Dex's father is a liar. This short story focuses on Darren and Kate; friends of Rachel's, as they try to survive. There's a bit of romance and a bit of action, but I wish there was a bit more to the story. It is a short story, but I still needed a bit more. There is a cliffhanger. Looking forward to reading the next book. Excited to catch up with Rachel in Space!

Review for book 2 - Saviour - 4 stars
Fun conclusion to this series! Enjoyed the Space adventure Rachel finds herself on. Make sure to start with book 1 of this series before reading this. Rachel finds herself in a very dangerous situation when Dex's evil father tried to have her killed. Luckily, Dex's brother, Amarox, thinks fast and ends up saving her life, but things don't exactly go smoothly. Rachel finds herself in multiple dangerous situations; trying to take out an evil alien overlord is tough work, but she also finds support in some unexpected allies. Dex is still with his father, so he's not there to help Rachel. Rachel is a tough cookie though, and proves she's a force to be reckoned with. Entertaining story the whole way through! I would've loved a bit more romance; I was a bit disappointed with Dex, but there's still some sweet moments. The writing is still a bit basic, but the story has some unique elements that kept me engrossed. Enjoyed the whole series!

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  • Lisa M.
  • 13-12-19

Story is great!

Melissa Delport is becoming one of my favorite authors. Her stories are entertaining, unique and I hate pausing them. This set was no different. I didn't want the story to end. The narrator needs work sadly. She may have been new, I don't know, but she mispronounces a good handful of easy words. She tries to be enthusiastic by putting some drama into the voices of each character. But I found myself giggling because it's just so amateur. But I still really enjoyed the books, especially in audio. I can go through way more books this way. I get to "read" while working. This box set is very much worth your time and money based on the story line, but just know this isn't pro quality yet.

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  • Kindle Customer Donna
  • 12-12-19

fantastic

loved this trilogy gripping great storyline with lots of twists to keep you gripped and great narration