A Hymn Before Battle : Legacy of the Aldenata

  • by John Ringo
  • Narrated by Marc Vietor
  • Series: Legacy of the Aldenata
  • 14 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

With Earth in the path of the rapacious Posleen, the Galactic Federation offers help to the backward humans - for a price. You can protect yourself from your enemies, but God save you from your allies!

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We're not alone...

Some ETs have arrived to warn us that we've got five years to prepare to be invaded by really hungry, really dangerous aliens. This story is the start of a series that seems to get better as it goes (not that the first books aren't great!). The action is almost nonstop, and you can't help wondering how we're going to survive the roller coaster of preparation, off-world battles, and political change in the face of invasion.
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- Sharon

Definitive Ringo

This is military SF written by an author with military experience. If you judge books by PC standards, skip this one. It's violent, pro-military, pro-US, hilarious in places, and extremely satisfying. It's thick with rank, tradition, jargon, and tactical detail, but even if you don't like that it's still worth the listen just to get to the "Immigrant Song" scene.
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- james

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-16-2009
  • Publisher: Audible Studios