Matt Bates is the voice of this story about heroes--and the need for them. The lackluster former British colony of Mancreu is scheduled for demolition; its active volcano is releasing deadly bacteria into the atmosphere. In addition, an international criminal ring known as the Black Fleet is anchored off its coast. Lester Ferris, a nearly retired Army sergeant, is now Great Britain's representative in Mancreu. There he meets an Internet-savvy, comic-book-loving orphan who needs the guidance of a father. Bates imbues Ferris with all the weariness of a veteran marking time to his pension. He also provides a quick staccato delivery for the fast-talking boy who urges Ferris to be the hero he needs. Even the American character is given a voice that fits him to a tee. M.C. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2014]
Library Ed. Recorded Books/ Clipper Audio 2014
CD ISBN 9781490637204 $102.75 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN 9781490637150 $92.00
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