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Author: Tanya Huff Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Confederation Series Release Date: July 2009 ISBN: 9781400179909
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Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr is a Confederation Marine's marine. She has survived more deadly encounters—and kept more of her officers and enlistees alive—than anyone else in the Corps.

Unexpectedly pulled from battle, Torin finds herself in an underground POW camp that shouldn't exist, where her fellow marine prisoners seem to have lost all will to escape. Now Torin must fight her way not only out of the prison but also past the growing compulsion to sit down and give up—not realizing that her escape could mean the end of the war. Download and start listening now!

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  • “Marquerite Gavin’s no-nonsense narration is reflective of this tough heroine and her unfailing strength as she leads her fellow prisoners in an escape attempt.”

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  • Marquerite Gavin's no-nonsense narration is reflective of this tough heroine and her unfailing strength as she leads her fellow prisoners in an escape attempt. AudioFile

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 1/28/2014

    " Militaristic sci-fi. And True Love. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nicole | 1/28/2014

    " Had an idea how it would end, but was still nicely surprised. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anastasia | 1/21/2014

    " Tightly written and plotted, kept me up all night. Military sf with flashes of humor. I enjoyed this better than "The Heart of Valor." Overall, great series by Huff, better than her fantasy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mike | 1/13/2014

    " Fun series. I read it a while ago ad it was one of the better military SF series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dawn | 12/18/2013

    " I love this kick-ass heroine! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jill | 12/17/2013

    " Arguably the best and most bittersweet in the series. Loved it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karl | 12/9/2013

    " This is the 4th (and maybe the last) in a good military sci-fi series. Recommended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carla | 10/19/2013

    " This is a great series with a strong heroine. The writing is great and the characters are consistent yet surprising. Tanya Huff has built a thoroughly enjoyable series packed with action and real characters. Love it! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jenny | 10/16/2013

    " i don't like the fact that the characters i like die, yet, it's reasonable to the story. serious, she's locked in a prison. more of that military hierarchy. not a happy - everyone lives happily ever after. again asks the questions, are lives sacrificed worth it? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cymberleah | 10/5/2013

    " Some books I'm glad to get from the library. This was one of them. =) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marty | 4/2/2013

    " wish she would write more that is SF rather than fantasy because I love this stuff! I think it is fun. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lindig | 9/24/2012

    " Confederation series; excellent military sf w/female lead "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Suzanne | 4/23/2012

    " Love Torin. Werst has really grown on me. Interesting concept with the whole series. What can I say? I love Huff's work! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sup | 1/25/2012

    " As always, good military sci-fi fiction, but this conclusion (I think) to the series just had too many casualties for me to enjoy the story as much as the others in the series. Not that the other books didn't have their fair share of deaths. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Craig | 7/13/2011

    " This is the fourth (and it seems to me to be probably the last) volume in Huff's series of military adventures featuring Torin Kerr. It struck me as more political and philosophical in nature than the previous volumes, and perhaps not quite as convincing, though it was still worthwhile. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Winona | 11/11/2010

    " Clever story, but too much foul language. I'm not reading more of this series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mike | 11/9/2010

    " Fun series. I read it a while ago ad it was one of the better military SF series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anastasia | 6/11/2010

    " Tightly written and plotted, kept me up all night. Military sf with flashes of humor. I enjoyed this better than "The Heart of Valor." Overall, great series by Huff, better than her fantasy. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cissa | 12/27/2009

    " I do love Tanya Huff, and this was a fun, interesting read wit a fairly twisty plot. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carla | 12/14/2009

    " This is a great series with a strong heroine. The writing is great and the characters are consistent yet surprising. Tanya Huff has built a thoroughly enjoyable series packed with action and real characters. Love it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marty | 7/10/2009

    " wish she would write more that is SF rather than fantasy because I love this stuff! I think it is fun. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cymberleah | 6/30/2009

    " Some books I'm glad to get from the library. This was one of them. =) "

About the Author

Tanya Huff spent three years in the Canadian Naval Reserve then earned a degree in radio and television arts from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute. She is the author of numerous short stories and more than twenty novels, including the bestselling Blood books, the Smoke series, and the Keeper’s Chronicles. She has been the guest of honor at numerous American and Canadian conventions, and her work has been nominated for several awards. She lives in Ontario, Canada.

About the Narrator

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. She has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”