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The Crucible

The Ember War, Book 8
Written by: Richard Fox
Narrated by: Luke Daniels
Series: The Ember War, Book 8
Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The Xaros broke against Earth's defenses, but the war may be lost.

The alien ships of former allies rule Earth's skies, threatening to obliterate cities and turn the planet into a barren wasteland if humanity refuses their demands.

With their backs to the wall, the scattered crew of the Breitenfeld must work together to foil the enemy's plan before time runs out.

The path to freedom leads through The Crucible.

©2016 Richard Fox (P)2017 Podium Publishing

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  • Michael Trujillo
  • 2017-02-13

love it

been drinking these books like a dude stuck in the Sahara that found a gatorade. luke daniels is a great narrator and the story is solid.

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  • ernesto bertadillo
  • 2017-02-27

Damn I love standish

Where does The Crucible rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

its good for the series and takes a break from the big boom and gloom to set the story up for the next chapter.

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  • J
  • 2017-03-20

Excellent

The only negative is that the books are r too short. I'm just getting into the story then it's over

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  • Charles
  • 2017-03-18

really loved it!

love all of the series so far. can't wait to listen too the next one!

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  • WaltonFamily
  • 2017-02-04

Outstanding Sci-Fi Saga! Best I've listened to or read in a very long time

This series has been outstanding with each and every book leaving you wanting more. My only knock on the series is the price tag. It would be nice to have a discount for buying the entire series. With that said, it's still worth it and wasn't a roadblock to me purchasing each story. Character development has been outstanding.
If a Hollywood producer is out there and comes across this series, you could have your very own Star Wars-esque movie franchise to build on. I can see the Avatar visuals combined with Star Trek type battle scenes, but with a cast of characters more relatable than either of those two series.
I'm an audible listener as I can listen while I work. I am dying for "Xaro's Reckoning" to hit the download scene. Of course it MUST be recorded by Luke Daniels, so we shall wait in his schedule to free up enough to get this next book done. Is it the last in the series? Any spin off series in the works?

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  • Alex Kinloch
  • 2017-03-05

Once again!

Again I'm not disappointed. It's another great sequel and now I can't wait for the next one!

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  • Markos Karayanakis
  • 2017-02-25

Holy shit - awesome series!

Dude...... just buy this book. The author is kickass. The voice acting is top notch. This series - not just this book - but this series = pure entertainment.

Sucks I have to wait for the next book.

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  • Johnny Kanuk
  • 2017-02-16

Just can't get enough of this series.

Great series, can't wait for book 9. If you ha e some time to sink into this series you won't be disappointed.

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  • Scott Moon
  • 2017-02-15

another excellent book in the Ember War Saga.

I enjoyed the plot twist in the characters. While I did enjoy this each first, I thought The Crucible was even better.

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  • bob smithson
  • 2017-02-13

Enjoyed it from book 1 to now

Awesome book. Awesome series.... Love the character, Elias, been following this series since ab1.

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