Tin Men

  • by Christopher Golden
  • Narrated by Stephen Mendel
  • 11 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Brad Thor meets Avatar in this timely thriller for the drone age, as award-winning author Christopher Golden spins the troubles of today into the apocalypse of tomorrow.
After political upheaval, economic collapse, and environmental disaster, the world has become a hotspot, boiling over into chaos of near apocalyptic proportions. In this perpetual state of emergency, all that separates order from anarchy is the military might of a United States, determined to keep peace among nations waging a free-for-all battle for survival and supremacy.
But a conflict unlike any before demands an equally unprecedented fighting force on its front lines. Enter the Remote Infantry Corps: robot soldiers deployed in war zones around the world, controlled by human operators thousands of miles from the action. PFC Danny Kelso is one of these "Tin Men", stationed with his fellow platoon members at a subterranean base in Germany, steering their cybernetic avatars through combat in the civil-war-ravaged streets of Syria. Immune to injury and death, this brave new breed of American warrior has a battlefield edge that's all but unstoppable - until a flesh-and-blood enemy targets the Tin Men's high-tech advantage in a dangerously game-changing counter strike.


What the Critics Say

"[A] superior near-future shoot-’em-up . . . a wonderfully effective SF thriller." (Publishers Weekly)
"The action and intrigue never relent in this all-too-real scenario of our future."(Booklist)
"A futuristic thriller that mixes science fiction, world politics, and gobs of action...an enjoyable and almost plausible peek into a future world under American protection." (Kirkus Reviews)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Good not great

The author did not do all the research he maybe should have. The president travels with a limo that is harden, air force one is also harden against emp. Most of the Navy ships are hardened incase they have to operate in an area that nuclear weapons are used. More detail would have made the story great.
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- Keith

Great story with surprising twists

I really enjoyed the modern remote warfare storyline. Great character development, technology, plot and twists.
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- Ethan "I'm a big audible fan."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-23-2015
  • Publisher: Random House Audio