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Publisher's Summary

While the crew of the UN Expeditionary Force's pirate starship Flying Dutchman are enjoying a luxury vacation cruise (not!), UNEF troops are still stranded on an alien-controlled planet. Major Emily Perkins and her team are busy picking up the pieces, and it's not easy, because there is trouble on Paradise....
©2017 Craig Alanson (P)2017 Podium Publishing
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2 out of 5 stars
By Robert on 07-20-17

It's not like the others

I loved the other books. This I really did not enjoy the story at all. The author is amazing so I don't want to take way from him but it's not worth the credit

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55 of 55 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By W. Brooks on 07-11-17

Should have been part of Book 3

Craig Alanson, please don't do this again. Don't take a side story, break it out and charge too much for it. This "book" should have been part of "Paradise." Did I enjoy this entry? Of course. It had RC Bray as narrator and Craig Alanson as its parent. But really, this feels like a wallet-grab. Craig, you have loyal followers. Don't gouge them or they will be less loyal.

As for the story, a nice subplot in the ongoing saga. Not up to the Joe/Skippy narrative, but good nevertheless. Neither Skippy or Joe are in think even. RC Bray is magnificent, as usual. And with this entry we flesh out more of the secondary characters. Perhaps knowing them better will become important in a future installment. I hope so.

Im still a fan. i just wish i didn't feel so dirty.

If you haven't read books 1-3, don't start here. But if you have read them, and you have splurge money, then go ahead.

But this felt like some editor or agent might have said: Take this side story out and repackage it as a standalone. You'll be able to sell it for a quick extra $20. Short-term strategy. Disrespectful to your fans. I'm pissed off that I paid $20+ for this "installment." Maybe $5.95. Really, should have been part of the Paradise book.

And yes, I'll buy the next bull-length installment. I love Col. Joe and Skippy.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Steve on 07-31-17

Short, and no Skippy??? What?

I know this is only book 3.5, but it still cost 1 credit and for that it's way too short. Great story and reading performance as usual, but no Skippy... that means 75% of the humour was missing. I assume the next half book will be free?

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Tony on 07-11-17

3.5

This seem to me just to be a way to get even more money, calling a 3.5 just seem to be a bit of a rip off, with a price tag of £25 for a book that only last 5hrs seem a bit much.
That been said it was not a bad book and I only hope the next one will pick up form where this book stops.

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kris on 09-09-17

Like book not price

I love the story in this series but really disappointed with Audible Australia. Everything is the same price and this is half a book at full price. Give us some discounts for shorter books and for heavy users of audible Australia.

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17 of 18 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Lachlan on 07-17-17

Wheres the rest of it?

Great story great performance as always.
I did not realize i was getting just half a book, and i cannot recommend buying it for only 5 hours of entertainment.

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14 of 15 people found this review helpful

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