The Silent War : The Asteroid Wars

  • by Ben Bova
  • Narrated by Amanda Karr, Christian Noble, cast
  • Series: The Asteroid Wars
  • 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When corporations go to war, standard business practice goes out the window. Astro Corporation is led by indomitable Texan Pancho Lane, Humphries Space Systems by the rich and ruthless Martin Humphries, and their fight is over nothing less than resources of the Asteroid Belt itself. Fighting escalates and the lines between commerce and politics, boardroom and bedroom blur. And the keys to victory will include physics, nanotechnology, and cold hard cash.It's a breakneck finale that can end only in earth's salvation, or the annihilation of all that humankind has ever accomplished in space.

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What the Critics Say

"Vintage Bova, with intrigues, hardware, and action all applied lavishly to a fast-moving story." (Booklist)

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The Silent War by Ben Bova

Ben Bova is a worthy successor to Arthur C Clarke and Isaac Asimov,all his stories are brilliant and being on the verge of Science Fiction and of Science Fact are very very readable, I thoroughly recommend him to everyone
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-02-2005
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio