Salvage Merc One : Salvage Merc One

  • by Jake Bible
  • Narrated by Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Series: Salvage Merc One
  • 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Joseph Laribeau was born to be a Marine in the Galactic Fleet. He was born to fight the alien enemies known as the Skrang Alliance and travel the galaxy doing his duty as a Marine Sergeant. He loved the life. But when the war ended and Joe found himself medically discharged, the best job ever was over, and he never thought he'd find his way again. Then a beautiful alien walked into his life and offered him a chance at something even greater than the Fleet, a chance to serve with the Salvage Merc Corp.
Now known as Salvage Merc One Eighty-Four, Joe Laribeau is given the ultimate assignment by the SMC bosses. To his surprise, it is neither a military nor a corporate salvage. Rather, Joe has to risk his life for one of his own. He has to find and bring back the legend that started the Corp. He must find Salvage Merc One.

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"Numbers" -. 184

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This is a terrific, very fast paced military-style science fiction which bounces around worlds and meets aliens galore. It is funny and fun.
Simple story: invalided out of the military life he loved, Joseph is approached and recruited into a special corporation, the Salvage Merc Corp. It's operatives are known by numbers: Joe is 184. He is not very good at his assignments so was surprised to be entrusted with something rather special: to track down the almost mythical number One.
If the story seems a little confusing at times, that's fine. Joe is completely confused most of the time. And since this story is told from Joe's point of view ... But he has good friends , mostly aliens of assorted shapes and sizes, and they are good at what they do. Some even have an idea of what they are doing.
Without a superb narrator to drive this story onward at it's frantic pace, this audio would fail. Fortunately, Andrew Wherein is the perfect voice for Joe. He catches the fun, the chaos, the fears and the fighting to perfection. His dialogues capture numerous voices, each distinctly identifiable. And he is Joe.
I had never read or heard a book by Jake Bible before this one and I am very grateful to the rights holder of Salvage Merc One for the complentary copy I received, via Audiobook Boom for this introduction. I will certainly be looking out for more by him and for audiobooks narrated by Mr.Werhein. Definitely recommended for anyone with a sense of fun who enjoys military science fiction. Or even if you don't and just like fast action, quick fire dialogue, fantastic aliens and a jolly good romp, go on, give it a try. You won't be disappointed.


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- Norma Miles

A fast paced action novel

Would you consider the audio edition of Salvage Merc One to be better than the print version?

Yeah. Loved the narration. It brings the story to life and keeps the amazing pace.


Who was your favorite character and why?

Salvage Merc One Eighty-Four. Funny. He is very funny and helps to make the story as good as it is.


What three words best describe Andrew B. Wehrlen’s voice?

Engaging
Varied
Good.


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

We mus find Salvage Merc One.


Any additional comments?

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBoom dot com.

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- Tony Bough

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-03-2016
  • Publisher: Jake Bible Fiction