Recovery Man : Retrieval Artist

  • by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Narrated by Jay Snyder
  • Series: Retrieval Artist
  • 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

On Jupiter's moon, Callisto, a mysterious Recovery Man kidnaps Rhonda Shindo after he terrorizes and then abandons her brilliant 13-year-old daughter, Talia. While authorities on Callisto search for Rhonda, her employers at the Aleyd Corporation try to gain custody of Talia. Somehow, Callisto authorities realize, she's part of the crime, even though she was left behind.Meanwhile, Miles Flint is having a crisis of his own. In his murdered mentor's files lies a long-held secret, one that could change his life. His investigation of the secret leads him to the Aleyd Corporation, into the middle of the search for Rhonda Shindo, and to a case that threatens the entire legal system that enables the Earth Alliance to function.


What the Critics Say

"Rusch has a knack for creating interesting characters and a future that moves and breathes." (The PhiladelphiaWeekly Press)
"Top 10 Greatest Science Fiction Detective Novels of all Time." (
"Here's Rusch's genius: She doesn't confine herself to the rules of any one genre. She does world-creation and social criticism like the best sci-fi writers; she creates crime stories that would be best episodes on Law & Order or CSI; and she creates stories of human relationships that rank her with the finest character writers working today." (Orson Scott Card)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

I hope there will be more.

I've listened to all 6 books in the Retrieval Artist series and enjoyed them all. The characters are interesting and easy to come to care about, despite their flaws. The futuristic story line is interesting, but still believable. The narrator does a great job, too. I hope there will be more in this series.
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- Melisa

I want more!

I have just finished this book and have listened to the other five. I have thoroughly enjoyed each book. The characters are supportive to the main character "Miles Flint". He has become a friend of mine. I am caught up to the last. I'm gonna miss him. I recomend this book for many ages. Easy listening with enough grip to keep you intrested.
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- Donna

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-20-2008
  • Publisher: Audible Studios