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3.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 5 3.67 (9 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jerry Pournelle Narrator: Keith Szarabajka Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Janissaries Series Release Date: December 2012 ISBN: 9781470836337
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Some days it just doesn’t pay to be a soldier. Captain Rick Galloway and his men had been talked into volunteering for a dangerous mission only to be ruthlessly abandoned when faceless CIA higher-ups pulled the plug on the operation. They were cut off in hostile territory, with local troops and their Cuban “advisors” rapidly closing in—and then the alien spaceship landed.

Rescued from certain death, they now must fight another world’s war.

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  • “An able and tough-minded science fiction writer.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Charles | 11/24/2013

    " Probably my favorite book by Pournelle. And my copy is nicely illustrated. A really good book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Domenico | 11/24/2013

    " Speculative Military SF at its best. The unique setting allows for a freedom to mix military tactiscs and apparel from nearly every corner of Western civilization. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Peter | 11/4/2013

    " Excellent Alien abduction of warrior earthmen book - good read, plenty of action, well thought out in most areas except original premise. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Derk | 8/3/2013

    " Machine guns vs knights in armor. Sound like fun? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jill Hurley | 6/30/2013

    " Fun book to read. Really enjoyed it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 James | 4/22/2013

    " Another good outing for pournelle with his trademark military writing very enjoyable "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mike | 4/9/2013

    " An illustrated book that hasn't appealed to me. But I like Pournelle and will give another try. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris | 3/11/2013

    " Surprisingly fun, probably because there was very little Earth-political content. Space Romans! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christian | 12/21/2012

    " What begins with a dull premise perks up a bit as the grander scope is revealed. Though bogged down in overdone military maneuvers mixed with plenty of "what-if" head-scratching, it is ultimately an entertaining enough read for a summer day. "

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About the Author
Author Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Pournelle is the author of the popular Janissaries and CoDominium series and the coauthor of several bestselling science fiction novels, including Lucifer’s Hammer, The Mote in God’s Eye, and the New York Times bestseller Footfall. He has advanced degrees in engineering, political science, statistics, and psychology and, in addition to his career as a fiction writer, has for many years written columns on both politics and technology.

About the Narrator

Keith Szarabajka has appeared in many films, including The Dark Knight, Missing, and A Perfect World, and on such television shows as The Equalizer, Angel, Cold Case, Golden Years, and Profit. Szarabajka has also appeared in several episodes of Selected Shorts for National Public Radio. He won the 2001 Audie Award for Unabridged Fiction for his reading of Tom Robbins’ Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates.