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Enter a new frontier.

An empty apartment, a missing family, that's creepy. But this is like finding a military base with no one on it. Fighters and tanks idling on the runway with no drivers. This is bad juju. Something wrong happened here. What you should do is tell everyone to leave.

The gates have opened the way to a thousand new worlds, and the rush to colonize has begun. Settlers looking for a new life stream out from humanity's home planets. Ilus, the first human colony on this vast new frontier, is being born in blood and fire.

Independent settlers stand against the overwhelming power of a corporate colony ship with only their determination, courage, and the skills learned in the long wars of home. Innocent scientists are slaughtered as they try to survey a new and alien world. The struggle on Ilus threatens to spread all the way back to Earth.

James Holden and the crew of his one small ship are sent to make peace in the midst of war and sense in the midst of chaos. But the more he looks at it, the more Holden thinks the mission was meant to fail.

And the whispers of a dead man remind him that the great galactic civilization that once stood on this land is gone. And that something killed it.

Please note: The original recording has now been replaced with a new performance by Jefferson Mays. If you own this audiobook, simply re-download it from your library to access the new recording.

©2014 James S.A. Corey (P)2014 Hachette Audio

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  • Joe R.
  • 2017-03-30

Jefferson Mays is back!

The narration has been re-done by the narrator of the first two books in the series!

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  • fandel69
  • 2017-03-16

Book has been renarrated by Jefferson Mays-Thanks!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Previous narrator made me angry and depressed. Had to switch to reading. New narration by Jefferson Mays made me cry with relief.

Any additional comments?

UPDATE 3/30/2017 --- Yesterday I got an update email from Amazon saying that the audio narration has been updated:

"""Dear Audible Listener, We are contacting you because you have reviewed the title “Cibola Burn” by James S. A. Coery. The original recording has now been replaced with a new performance by Jefferson Mays. If you own this audiobook, simply re-download it from your library to access the new recording."""

I downloaded the new narration and rejoiced in the sweet tones and characterizations we have all come to enjoy from Jefferson Mays. I almost cried. Although I am 2/3 of the way through the book, I am happy to listen to the rest via audio now because of this.

OLD REVIEW CONCERNING PREVIOUS NARRATION:

This review pertains to (mostly) the audio narration which is the worst audio narration I've listened to for any book in my life. I'm about 30% through this book at this point. The first three books have great audio narration and I was really looking forward to listening to this one. Where and why Amazon/Audible decided to hire this brainless and belligerent narrator is beyond me. Firstly, the narrator obviously hadn't listened to the previous narrator's reads of the previous books to provide any sense of continuity. Secondly, this narrator tries to 'act' the characters and does a really poor job. Unfortunately, he reads this book like it is a dime store Western/Romance novel. All the men have western cowboyish accents and all the women are read as either breathy or breathless voices. It is beyond distracting. And, even worse, this new dumb narrator's acting interpretation of Christian Avasarala is a out of breath woman on the verge of hysterics rather than the appropriate biting cynical political genius with an Indian accent. Those characters he deems not of the cowboy or helpless woman type of voice he gives either a super poor australian accent or some mixture of transylvanian/slavic (seriously sounds like a bad Dracula voice for someone with a middle eastern name). Even more unfortunate is that he has decided to provide an American Indian accent to the ghostly character of Miller. WTH!!!

So, if you enjoy cheap western novels and want a book of the expanse series read to you in this way, you will have no problem with this book. If you've listened to the narration from the previous books and expect the same 'feel' of narration, skip it for this one. You'll go stark raving mad. There is hope however, for the subsequent novel narration as it reverts back to the first narrator. From wiki: This narrator's name is Erik Davies (you should be fired) and is only for Cibola Burn and the novellas Gods of Risk and The Churn. All the others are the narrator Jefferson Mays.

Dear Amazon/Audible: If you switch narrators in a series, your quality control (I'm sure you have none) needs to require that the new narrator provide narration continuity. I wish I could get my money back for the audio purchase of this book. Please hire Jefferson Mays to record narration for Cibola Burn, Gods of Risk, and The Churn to replace the TERRIBLE narration of Erik Davies. Erik Davies should only be hired to record narration for awful cheap dime store Western novels. If the authors are reading this and have any pull, ask Amazon/Audible to fix this. You almost lost me as a reader.

As far as the novel goes, it is a slow starter and more boring and world building type of novel than the first three. So go into it with that in mind. Maybe by the end something cool will happen but I'm not there yet.

I got pulled into reading/listening to the novels by watching the TV series. Has been totally worth my time until I encountered this exceptionally poor narration.

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  • pedro
  • 2017-09-02

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Thank you for remake of this audio book. Jefferson Mays is a fantastic narrator.

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  • Matthew
  • 2017-08-30

Thanks for getting new narrator.

This one's been on my wishlist for a while but I could never buy it due to previous narrator.

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  • Dustin Frak
  • 2017-05-17

Mays rocks. Story is sluggish.

If you enjoy The Expanse keep on listening, though this installment isn't the best.

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  • Marc
  • 2017-10-05

The authors ran out of conflict in book 3

This was the weakest book in the series so far by a long shot. The major conflicts resulted solely from the one dimensional "good guys" failing to take the straw man "bad guys" at face value, even after they clearly stated their intentions and repeatedly demonstrated their sincerity. It was just really weak characterization and plotting. Also, the "legal" conflict was really badly thought out, because it is painfully obvious that there was no jurisdiction. Basically, I almost threw my phone down in frustration at the writing at points, but was carried through by well crafted and delivered word play.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2017-09-28

Excellent book

I listened to it on audible and it's all I listened to whenever I got in my car.

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  • PAUL
  • 2017-09-20

this series is going downhill fast. Enough!

too many females, too much gunfire, too little thinking . Really just a treatment for a bland TV show to be sponsored by feminine hygiene products and fast food companies. What waste of an interesting concept!

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  • Mike Carlip
  • 2017-09-16

best of the bunch....so far!

if you're this far into the series, you know what's up. This is the best of the awesome, so far. Sa Sa?

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  • Corey
  • 2017-09-15

Different, but still good

The focus of this story was different that those earlier in the series, and perhaps not as much continued character development of the star players. Overall, though, I was entertained and look forward to book 5.

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