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HIDDEN EMPIRE Empire Saga #2

by | Read by Stefan Rudnicki, Orson Scott Card, Rusty Humphries

Science Fiction • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

The second book in Card's science-fiction/fantasy epic picks up right where the first left off, with political hotshot Averill Torrent having taken command of the highest office in the land and dreaming of creating a global empire. To do so, he sends a crack team, headed by Captain Bart Coleman, to Africa to contain a viral outbreak. The cast of narrators offers a stirring reading complemented by every enhancement in the book: sound effects, musical score, and audio layering. Rudnicki is a star in the lead role, narrating in a commanding tone that allows slight hints of emotional instability to penetrate the character’s cool exterior. It all creates a theatrical listening experience to which sci-fi fans will surely return. L.B. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2010]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-4272-0777-7 $39.99 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2009

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-6622-3 $89.95 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-0-7927-6830-2 $54.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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