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Download Vorpal Blade: Looking Glass Series, Book 2 Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Vorpal Blade: Looking Glass Series, Book 2 (Unabridged) Audiobook, by John Ringo
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,130 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Ringo Narrator: L. J. Ganser Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2009 ISBN:
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One of the unquestioned masters of military science fiction, New York Times best-selling author John Ringo teams with real-life rocket scientist Travis S. Taylor for this action-packed sequel to Into the Looking Glass. The alien Dreen are still a terrifying menace across the galaxy, but Earth has a new weapon - the first human warp ship. Aboard the Vorpal Blade, America's tough-as-nails Force Recon Marines seek the Dreen, hoping to bring the fight directly to them. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jc | 12/20/2013

    " Horribly edited bit of retro space opera. Redshirts indescriminetely killed off after being built into almost characters. Cover copy of protagonist doesn't match character. A rare bad job from Baen Press, which normally does better. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Miles | 12/13/2013

    " Enjoyable military sci-fi. Nothing incredibly spectacular, but solid work and grittier than average for the genre while being liberally sprinkled with humor. Unusually high body count, so be warned those of you who get really attached to characters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jerzy | 11/21/2013

    " nice military sci-fi, but a little bit too crazy for 4th star. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen | 10/28/2013

    " Very interesting and different take on how we will get back into space. This is the first time I've seen the concept of using a converted sub, makes sense from a layperson's point of view, anyway. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nancy | 1/8/2013

    " submarines in space what more could you want "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ben Eiynk | 11/30/2012

    " Earth's first starship... sequel to 'Looking Glass'... good stuff, lots of space marine action... oorah. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Myles | 6/30/2012

    " Book #2 in the Looking Glass series. This one takes the fight against the alien menace into deep space aboard the A.S.S. Vorpal Blade. Thank god for duct tape! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 K2swis | 5/4/2012

    " Finally some real space action! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 colleen | 12/21/2011

    " read 09.22.07 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brenda Kirton | 8/14/2011

    " Very enjoyable read. What would make it better would a little bit less rampant American patriotism and racial profiling. It was notable but not overpowering. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Robin | 8/7/2011

    " Loved it. Lots of action. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jerzy | 4/1/2011

    " nice military sci-fi, but a little bit too crazy for 4th star. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Larry B | 10/17/2010

    " Excellent book full of action and adventure. The characters were believable and easy to identify with. The science facts in the book brought the story to a believable level not just science fiction.
    Great read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Miles | 9/30/2010

    " Enjoyable military sci-fi. Nothing incredibly spectacular, but solid work and grittier than average for the genre while being liberally sprinkled with humor. Unusually high body count, so be warned those of you who get really attached to characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Leons1701 | 9/7/2010

    " Crazy action in the Ringo style. And bizarre particle physics. What's not to like?
    Well, there are Ringo's political views for one. And perhaps he goes a bit over the top here. OK, more than a bit. Giant surfing space hamsters? Really? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nancy | 4/24/2010

    " submarines in space what more could you want "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Myles | 1/5/2010

    " Book #2 in the Looking Glass series. This one takes the fight against the alien menace into deep space aboard the A.S.S. Vorpal Blade. Thank god for duct tape! "

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About the Author
Author John Ringo

John Ringo is the New York Times bestselling author of the Posleen Wars series, which has nearly one million copies in print. He has also penned the Council War series. Adding another dimension to his skills, Ringo created nationally bestselling techno-thriller novels about Mike Harmon. A more playful twist is the Looking-Glass series, three of which were in collaboration with Travis S. Taylor. His audience was further enhanced with four collaborations with fellow New York Times bestselling author David Weber: March Upcountry, March to the Sea, March to the Stars and We Few. A veteran of the 82nd Airborne, Ringo brings first-hand knowledge of military operations to his fiction.

About the Narrator

L. J. Ganser is the winner of three AudioFile Earphones Awards and the 2005 Audie Award for Best Nonfiction Narration for his work in The Island at the Center of the World. He has appeared onstage in New York and in regional productions, has several episodes of Law & Order in his list of credits, and has recorded over two hundred audiobooks. Before becoming an actor, he was a ship’s cook in Maine, a roofer, a painter, and a swim team coach.