Odyssey : Academy

  • by Jack McDevitt
  • Narrated by Khristine Hvam, Jack McDevitt
  • Series: Academy
  • 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

To boost waning interest in interstellar travel, a mission is sent into deep space to learn the truth about "moonriders," the strange lights supposedly being seen in nearby systems. But Academy pilot Valentina Kouros and the team of the starship Salvator will soon discover that their odyssey is no mere public-relations ploy, for the moonriders are not a harmless phenomenon. They are very, very dangerous-in a way that no one could possibly have imagined.
BONUS AUDIO: Includes an exclusive introduction written and read by author Jack McDevitt


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Could have been so much better.

This book reminded me of trying to start my lawnmower in the spring. It would putter and almost start but never quite got there. This book was the same thing. This story could have been so much better if they had cut out the filler and focused more on the aliens. Save your credit. I love this authors other books but this one falls flat on its face.
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- Mark

Really Slow Start

I generally like Jack McDevitt's books, but this one spent a great deal of time on politics, especially at the beginning. I'm used to more scifi in science fiction books. The second half of the book was much better. It was more like his other books.

The narrator was very good.
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- Gregory Helvey

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-18-2009
  • Publisher: Audible Studios