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Titan's Rise

Narrated by: R.C. Bray
Series: Children of Titan, Book 3
Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (26 ratings)

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Summary

Titan has declared its freedom. Keeping it is another story.

After inciting rebellion against Earth throughout Titan's off-world colonies, Kale learns that leadership isn't only about fighting. Keeping control of his people - even his own family - requires a different set of skills. Following a pivotal battle over Saturn, Kale travels deep into enemy territory under the guise of seeking peace, though peace is the last thing on his mind. 

Malcolm Graves used to be an infamous Collector for a powerful Earther corporation, until he nearly lost his life on Titan. Now he's retired. But when Kale's wake of destruction follows Malcolm to Mars and claims the life of a friend, it's time for the ex-Collector to dust off his pulse-pistol and leap back into a fight he thought he'd left behind. 

With the solar system divided, heroes are few and short-lived...but someone has to put the self-proclaimed King of Titan in his place. 

Get Book 3 in the best-selling Children of Titan Series today!

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Critic reviews

"Mystery, action, and intrigue, in a future that's vividly described and effortlessly absorbing. This is sci-fi at its best!" (Jasper T. Scott, best-selling author of the Dark Space Series)

"Pulse-pounding sci-fi with compelling characters and a satisfying balance of action and mystery. Great fun!" (Robert Kroese, best-selling author of The Big Sheep)

"The perfect mixture of dramatic space opera and sci-fi noir. I wanted more, in the best way possible!" (Jake Bible, best-selling author of Salvage Merc One and the Roak: Galactic Bounty Hunter series) 

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  • Scott R
  • Falkirk,Scotland, UK
  • 01-06-19

Great Performance

The more you listen to this series the better it gets, when you add writing like this along with a great narrator you get a joy to to listen to.
The titanborn have became very real and their plight and quest for revenge have become something I believe in if of course they were real.
Although this has became one of the great series I still look at how some more established authors may have been helped by Brunos vision and perhaps it's not just good writing but something that could happen.
5 stars all the way

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Great & disappointing at the same time!

Every body knows that the Author Rhett C. Bruno is one of a kind, same with the narrator R.C. Bray and I agree.
What have disappointed me in the series Children Of Titan is that it was supposed to be a trilogy.
When I got the third audiobook in the series Titan’s Rise I couldn’t wait to see how the story ends.
Disappointedly it didn’t !
I’m guessing that when an author see a success in his work he does have the privilege to extend it and why not as long as it pays the bills which is understandable.
I’m also guessing that now their will be at least 3 more books to this series, I might be wrong but one thing for sure: It’s waiting time for who knows how long to the next book to come out???

Still a great series which I fully recommend.

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We have all done terrible things.

Titan had first been settled over three centuries before by the humans sent out by Trass to avoid a threatened World destruction by an incoming asteroid. Whilst billions died when the asteroid struck, some survived and rebuilt a society under corporate control, eventually reaching into space and the now well established Titan population, bringing with them earth diseases from which the Titan born had no immunities. They became, essentially, second class citizens. Until a plot to restore their rights was formed by the self styled Children of Titan which cunningly broke the hold of the leading corporation in the area and catapulted Kale, a young minor street thief and crew member on a gas collector ship, into the position of Lord Trass, heir to the greatly revered original genius who had arranged for the earliest settlement. Hailed as Emperor, it is now his difficult job to try to convince the rest of sol that his planetary influence is not just another part of the sol dependency but totally independent.

The reader rejoins the story as Kale travels with a small, close team to Mars, to take part in a diplomatic meeting with the power heads of the corporations. It will not go smoothly. The story line is exciting, with both political and personal loyalties shifting. There is action and fighting, explosions and attempted murder. There is excellent world building, everything visual. There is even a wacky religion. But most of all there are the characters, and in particular Kale, himself, and the old Collector, Malcolm Graves, who just vibrate with real life as they make their separate routes through the story, their parts being told in alternate chapters. This is a truly magnificent book, well written, fully involving and, I hope, with a further book to follow.

Narrator R.C.Bray can always be relied upon to deliver a good performance and he does so here. Each character is distinctly and individually voiced, making the ongoing conversations easy to follow, and he puts full expression into his reading of the text, never over the top but with ongoing emotion. His voice is also easy on the ear, but still carries gravitas, perfect for the subject matter, and his pacing is perfect.

I enjoyed this series enormously when it was first published some time ago. Now, rewritten, it is even better and I recommend it to all who enjoy not just space sagas but anyone who loves a good thriller with well written characters. This is S.F. at it's best.

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  • Ecualegacy
  • 19-05-19

Dark, Riveting

Family has a way of deciding the destiny of empires and Rhett C. Bruno uses this to full effect in Titan’s Rise. Book 3 in the Children of Titan saga builds steam like a runaway freight train, following Kale Trass and his rebel Titanborns’ struggle for freedom against the mega-corporations that oppressed and murdered their kind for decades. Tossed into the mix are retired Collector, Malcom Graves, and his alienated daughter, Aria. All three are people struggling to find their way in a world full of loyalties divided by blood and violence. The story is heart-tugging, pulse-pounding and full of the messy aftermath born from the questionable life choices humans are famous for making. If you liked books 1 & 2, you won’t be disappointed. And with R.C. Bray narrating the audiobook, you know it will be a fun ride!

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  • D. G. Florida
  • 20-05-19

No Hero's Here

After listening to the first 3 books in this series, its hard to find a hero or even likable characters. The presumed hero Kale and his Titan cronies are turning out to be cold, bloodthirsty, and unsavory people. For example, its pretty hard to like someone who deliberately leaves children on a crashing ship. That incident is brief but written to gain the readers sympathy for the children, so it seems the author wants Kale and Company to be cold and bloodthirsty.

The most likable character is the paid bully/assassin (now retired and on the outside) Malcolm Graves and his daughter.

Its interesting that the initially unlikable Graves now is poised to be the hero, and the initially sympathetic Kale is heading to be the hard tyrant.

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  • Willis Burns
  • 14-05-19

Kaboom!! 💥💥💥

Most series fizzle out by book three, but not this one. The first chapter is (KABOOM!) explosive. It really sets the stage for a continuation of an already dynamite series. Bruno and Bray are a match made in heaven. I am so glad there are more of these coming. If you haven't started reading the Children of Titan, you are missing out on one of the best science fiction series on Audible. 💥💥💥

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 22-05-19

Titan World Forever

One of the best storylines you can have Mr. Bray narrating for sure. We can't wait until our next installment!

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  • Draeb
  • 21-05-19

Another great one

As the story continues it just gets better. can't wait for the next book. Rhett C Bruno's story line with RC Bray's narratablity... simple awesomeness

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  • Bryan
  • 29-06-19

Series Keeps Getting Better

I honestly don’t know what to say about this book except it keeps getting better.

This book combines the best parts of the first book and the second book and throws them together - the chapter switch between Graves and Trass’ POV and it works very well. The story is a little predictable but honestly that’s one of the better things about this series. It’s got a great little ‘Expanse lite’ kind of feel to it and it draws me in. I definitely recommend this to anyone already in the series.

Only negative is that I wish it was longer!

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  • Alan McDonald
  • 24-06-19

I can’t thank Mr. Bruno enough!

I have maybe five favorite authors who excel at everything they write. Rhett Bruno is definitely one of them, easily.
From the first book I read by him, “The Roach Rises” and then a forever favorite, “The Long Vigil”, his Children of Titan series through to his award winning Circuit series of books, I was captured by his flawless storytelling imagination.
Don’t hesitate to add everything you can by Mr. Bruno to your bookshelf or Kindle or wherever you hide your favorite stories.
He has so many that I can’t name them all.
Titan’s Rise, book three in his Children of Titan series, is just the latest in his ever growing list of must reads.
Rhett Bruno is simply has a superb science fiction mind.
My limited vocabulary can’t do him justice.
I can’t thank him enough.

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  • Turbo
  • 16-06-19

I love this this series

Another great work of art and quality narrating. This series keeps getting better and better.

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  • Todd (Toad) Vogel
  • 10-06-19

Loving this series!

This series gets better and better with each book! As always, Bray does a phenomenal job with the narration. I highly recommend listening to books 1&2 first! Can't wait for book 4!

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  • Cpt Black
  • 09-06-19

excellent story line

it continues to be a great saga. i am looking forward to the next in line

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