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Author: Ben Bova Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Series:The Voyagers Series Release Date: January 2006 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781483056753

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When Keith Stoner awoke, he found himself in a world changed almost beyond recognition. Eighteen years before, Stoner had been the American member of a joint US–Soviet mission to capture an alien ship. The Soviets had to pull out, but Stoner persisted, and while on the strange ship, he fell into suspended animation.

Jo Camerata, the ambitious young student who fell in love with Stoner, is now head of Vanguard Industries, which has recovered the alien ship. As a result, her company is now in control of its vast new technology and the fortune it reaps—and in control of Keith Stoner. What Camerata doesn’t know, however, is that someone else has been awake, someone who dwells within Stoner’s mind. The alien presence that has kept Stoner alive all this time is now free and intends to explore our world, letting nothing stand in its way.

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  • “The alien within Stoner serves Bova as a splendid device…The very best, however, is the plausibility of detail that makes his work a sort of poetry of the near future.”

    - Chicago Tribune

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This book went a different direction than I thought it would, but I really enjoyed the human/alien symbiotic relationship that Bova described that occurred within Dr. Keith Stoner. Can't wait to see where this goes in the next volume of this saga. "

    - Andy, 3/1/2012
  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Sort of a prequel to Voyagers I. Not great, but not bad. If you liked the first on, it is worth reading. "

    - Kenn, 11/27/2010
  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " This is a good book. Perhaps a little too mainstream for my taste, but Ben Bova brings up some interesting questions with ALIEN WITHIN. None of them are as easily answered or even possible, of course, but nonetheless interesting. "

    - Jason, 12/2/2008
  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " This is a good book. Perhaps a little too mainstream for my taste, but Ben Bova brings up some interesting questions with ALIEN WITHIN. None of them are as easily answered or even possible, of course, but nonetheless interesting. "

    - Jason, 2/20/2008

About the Author

Ben Bova (1932–2020), American author of more than one hundred books of science fact and fiction, was awarded posthumously the Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award. His work earned six Hugo Awards. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, and his novel Titan won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for the best science fiction novel of 2006. In his early career, he was a technical editor for Project Vanguard, the United States’s first effort to launch a satellite into space in 1958. He then was a science writer for Avco Everett Research Laboratory, which built the heat shields for the Apollo 11 module. He held the position of president emeritus of the National Space Society and served as president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

About the Narrator

Stefan Rudnicki first became involved with audiobooks in 1994. Now a Grammy-winning audiobook producer, he has worked on more than three thousand audiobooks as a narrator, writer, producer, or director. He has narrated more than three hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he was presented the coveted Audie Award for solo narration in 2005, 2007, and 2014, and was named one of AudioFile’s Golden Voices in 2012.