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Gears of War: Aspho Fields Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Gears of War: Aspho Fields, by Karen Traviss
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.08 (1,124 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Karen Traviss Narrator: David Colacci Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: Gears of War Release Date:
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For the first time, fans of the blockbuster Gears of War video games get an in-depth look at Delta Squad's toughest fighters-soldier's soldier Marcus Fenix and rock-solid Dominic Santiago-as well as a detailed account of the pivotal battle of the Pendulum Wars.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Krista | 2/15/2014

    " If you are familiar with the Gear of War video games, you will like this book. I listened to the audio book, though, and just be forewarned that it takes a bit of concentration to listen to because the story goes back and forth between 3 different time periods. Good story, though and a lot of good background info on the characters and their experiences together. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Benjamin | 2/12/2014

    " Was interesting. Left me wanting more pieces of the puzzle. Just didn't like the time-shifting, that could have been done a lot better. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Bill Ahern | 2/11/2014

    " As a standalone story this may not hold up as well than if you're a fan of the game. However, anyone who is of the latter stripe will find that the book weaves two stories about the past and present lives of Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago while bridging the gap between Gears of War 1 & 2, as well as answering some questions (and perhaps a little bit of retconning) about the universe canon. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Charlene | 2/8/2014

    " This book offers a rich look at the world only hinted at in the Gears of War games. I found out about this book completely by accident and fell in love with it. THe only thing that I can say that comes close to being a criticism, is that the bouncing back and forth in time (indicated by headings at the beginning of relevant sections) was really confusing, right at first. But that didn't detract from a truly amazing work. "

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About the Author
Author Karen Traviss

Karen Traviss is a New York Times bestselling novelist, screenwriter, and comic book author. She has received critical acclaim for her award-nominated Wess’har series, as well as regularly hitting the bestseller lists with her Star Wars, Gears of War™, and Halo work. She was also the lead writer on the blockbuster Gears of War 3 video game from Epic Games. A former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist, she lives in Wiltshire, England.

About the Narrator

David Colacci is an actor and director who has directed and performed in prominent theaters nationwide. His credits include roles from Shakespeare to Albee, as well as extensive work on new plays. As a narrator, he has recorded more than one hundred audiobooks by authors ranging from Jules Verne to John Irving to Michael Chabon. He has earned eight AudioFile Earphones Awards. Among his narrations of John Lescroart’s bestselling suspense thrillers, The Motive was a finalist for the prestigious Audie Audie Award in 2006 and The Suspect was named one of AudioFile’s Best Audiobooks of 2007.