Best space opera podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Patrick, Casey, and Tom sit down to watch and discuss Space Opera Anime. Currently working our way through Legend of the Galactic Heroes.
 
The best in underground DNB, garage, hiphop, and more
 
Welcome to the Backyard Space Opera Podcast, where we’re all about low budget science fiction, micro budget filmmaking, and independent science fiction and fantasy media creation. We live in a golden age where technology allows almost anyone to make and distribute high quality science fiction movies right in their own backyards. We’ll be discussing the trials and tribulations of micro budget filmmaking and how we can use classic techniques like stop animation and practical special effects in ...
 
Prometheus Radio Theatre features all-original Science Fiction and Horror audio theatre content
 
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Double Share
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When he graduates from the Academy at Port Newmar, Ishmael Horatio Wang reports for duty in his first assignment as an officer. When he gets to his new ship, he finds things are not exactly the way he'd learned in school. The coffee tastes like used engine oil, the ship has no heart, and the nearest decent tailor is two quadrants away. What's a new Third Mate to do? Will he be able to trust Billy?
 
Calvin, an intelligence operative, is sent to eliminate a dangerous traitor. But as he chases his prey across the stars, he realizes they are both pawns in a shadowy chess game--one that threatens humankind everywhere. If he is to uncover the conspiracy he must confront--and embrace--the darkest elements of the galaxy. And throw himself, his career, and everyone he loves into the line of fire.
 
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Captain's Share
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A Trader's Tale from the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper A shuffling of cabins puts Ishmael Horatio Wang in command of the worst ship in the fleet. He learns that being Captain doesn't make you infallible and that life in the Captain's Cabin is filled with new kinds of challenge as he tries to keep the ship moving, the crew out of trouble, and turn a profit to earn his Captain's Share. In a ship where the officers outnumber the crew, how can he manage to keep everybody happy? Welcome to the ...
 
Expanse The Unofficial Podcast is devoted to The Expanse SyFy TV series and books by James S.A. Corey. Your spoiler-free source for news & discussion of The Expanse.
 
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Expanse The Unofficial Podcast is devoted to The Expanse SyFy TV series and books by James S.A. Corey. Your spoiler-free source for news & discussion of The Expanse.
 
Will Captain Paola Mackie, independent space courier, thrown out of her home ten years previously, escape the unsavory clutches of the man who thinks she can lead him to the notorious Revisionist mothership secretly orbiting within t
 
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From The Void
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A serialized sci-fi adventure podcast.
 
Aer'La only wants to be free... The Confederated Worlds are unparalleled as a society of free people, yet, somehow, slavery still manages to exist. Aer'La, a non-human, was bred to serve as a pleasure slave. Years ago, she escaped her masters and masqueraded as a human, joining the Confederate Navy, where she worked her way up to ship's Bos'n under the heroic Captain Jan Atal. Now, Aer'La's secret has been discovered by Atal's superiors, the media, and the world at large. Branded a sociopath ...
 
"Everything Is Going To Be All Right..." That's what Lieutenant Terry Metcalfe keeps telling his friends and co-workers. A hero to the public, just months ago he successfully prevented the veritable destruction of human civilization at the hands of terrorists from the warlike Qraitian Empire. But Metcalfe has changed, grown unhappy with his role as an officer in the Confederate Navy. Distancing himself from his friends, he's decided to join a religious sect which believes it's literally foun ...
 
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Crewcast Radio
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A podcast dedicated to readers of Spinward Fringe and other books by Randolph Lalonde. Randolph Lalonde hosts with friends in studio, like Ray, who was the first person to read the Spinward Fringe series.
 
Piers Langland is a mild mannered paint salesman with one burning passion. He aspires to be a famous author. Each November he looks forward to entering The National Novel Writer Month competition. To be a winner in NaNoWriMo he must write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days, a tall order for any writer. Turns out, it is an especially tall order for our hero. Join Piers as he struggles to choose a topic for his novel before he can begin his epic task. Vampires or space opera, romance or pulp ficti ...
 
RPG roleplaying in the world of Star-Fall. Written and gamemastered by Kevin C Mason. The story is told with the use of short stories, audio dramas, and actual Roleplaying sessions. Starfall is one thousand years in the future where faster than light travel is commonplace, however, freedom is not. Sometimes serious... Many times downright silly. This podcast is everything that you might expect at a game table
 
The Expanse creators Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham join SYFY WIRE for a weekly breakdown of the latest episode of SYFY's space opera.
 
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Tabletop Squadron
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Tabletop Squadron is a Star Wars Edge of the Empire actual play podcast. We present stories in a Campaign setting, meaning that we have a consistent cast of actors and tell a long form story over many episodes. Come join us as A Bounty Hunter, a Slicer, A Colonist, and a Smuggler learn to work together and find out what's really important to them. It's a big galaxy out there, and we intend to explore it all!
 
Space pirates, desperately trying to keep one step ahead of everyone else in the galaxy. Superheroes and villains, banding together against a conspiracy to destroy them all. Ancient magic, steeped in the soil of a sleepy Virginia town. CB writes stories, and ETP is where he reads them aloud.
 
The Arwen, Season 5: Dyson Sphere is part two of a four part adventure that will stretch across the vastness of space and time. An exciting follow up to The Water Planet, Dyson Sphere introduces a new threat to Earth and all her allies. While traveling through the newly discovered Wormhole Beta space the Arwen receives a message from an astronaut thought dead for 450 years. It's a mystery too curious for Professor Ricter, Captain Cook and her crew to ignore. The stakes get even higher when i ...
 
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Pafly Radio Plays
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Radio plays from pafly.com! Featuring the Amazing Adventures of Adolf in Space and his pukey pals, Gulk, the Blob, and Pirk, the Amoeba Pig! Click the puke-green titles to listen to Adolf in Space!
 
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V and A Shipping
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V&A Shipping What happens when Star Wars crashes head long into Smokey and the Bandit? An Intergalatic Beer run! Vic and Argmon are just trying to make a simple delivery, albeit while being chased by the local fuzz. They pick up an unexpected stowaway on their planet to planet run. Joey, the unwitting stowaway, is thrust into space and must deal with not only being in space, but with all the alien creatures aboard the SS Acid Rat. Once the delivery is complete, Vic, Argmon, and their new cre ...
 
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VOID
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Join Kip Friday on the starship Devilry for a deep space interview show.
 
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Inkwyrm
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Inkwyrm Magazine is an intergalactic fashion publication, bringing readers the newest looks from all over the universe. At the head of it all is Annie Inkwyrm, and directly behind her is Mella Sonder, AI caretaker and Annie’s PA. Along for the ride is an overzealous PR director, a perpetually unimpressed physician, and an AI that really needs to learn some ethics. Putting up with her boss is hard enough, but with the cutthroat fashion industry, and whatever is trying to kill everyone today, ...
 
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600 Second Saga
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Escape the world every week – listen now for 10 minutes of sci-fi and fantasy. Every kind of science fiction and fantasy from epic fantasy, space opera, hilarious aliens, surreal moments, time travel romances, political espionage, and so much more! Flash fiction that fits your life and lets you explore a new world weekly. Find more including submissions on 600secondsaga.com
 
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Exoplanetary
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EXOPLANETARY is a science-fiction adventure that follows four siblings, the Wolverton family, as they work for a giant corporation named Exoplanetary. Their bosses want to expand their business beyond our solar system, but the Wolvertons just want to enjoy their lives. Where do the morals and happiness of ordinary people fit in a universe full of rich and powerful interests? The stories are exciting, funny, tragic, and always slightly offbeat. A science-fiction audio drama featuring serializ ...
 
Set in a lethal pro football league 700 years in the future, THE ROOKIE is a story that combines the intense gridiron action of “The Blindside” with the space opera style of “Star Wars” and the criminal underworld of “The Godfather.” Aliens and humans alike play positions based on physiology, creating receivers that jump 25 feet into the air, linemen that bench-press 1,200 pounds, and linebackers that literally want to eat you. Organized crime runs every franchise, games are fixed and rival ...
 
JUST CLICK ‘SUBSCRIBE’ TO DOWNLOAD POSSIBLY THE GREATEST SPACE OPERA OF ALL-TIME! IT’S ALSO AVAILABLE ON iTUNES The COMPLETE adventures of Stredd, Arnold, Foggitt and the good space denizens of Event Horizon Crescent.
 
Project Moonbase is filled with music to surprise, delight and occasionally horrify you. Made by someone who really cares (and his prisoner). We bring you music you’ve never heard before that will put a smile on your face, open your third eye and make you dance. We love space age bachelor pad music, library music, charity shop cheese, hauntology, ping pong stereo, moog music, sitar-driven psychedelia, lounge, the retro-futuristic, contemporary electronica, soundtrack music, radiophonics, eur ...
 
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Derelict - Marines
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Fifty years ago, Mira, humanity’s last hope to find new resources, exited the solar system bound for Proxima Centauri b. Seven years into her mission, all transmissions ceased without warning. Mira and her crew were presumed lost. Humanity, unified during her construction, splintered into insurgency and rebellion. Now, an outpost orbiting Pluto has detected a distress call from an unpowered object entering Sol space: Mira has returned. When all attempts at communications fail, S&R Black, a S ...
 
The Skylark of Space is one of the earliest novels of interstellar travel and is considered a classic of pulp science fiction. Originally serialized in 1928 in the magazine Amazing Stories it is often categorized as the first literary space opera, complete with protagonists perfect in mind, body, and spirit, who fight against villains of absolute evil. (Introduction from wikipedia)
 
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Musical Space
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Musical Space is a look at all things music, by KMUW Music Commentator Mark Foley. Mark is Assistant Professor of Double Bass and Electric Bass, and Principal Double Bass in the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. He has been a featured soloist with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. He also has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, the Heidelberg Castle Opera Festival, the Binghamton Symphony, the Minnesota Opera and also performs extensively as a jazz artist.
 
On Hyperspace Theories the team from FANgirl Blog discuss elements that impact Star Wars storytelling. Each month hosts Tricia Barr, BJ Priester and Kay Serna take a deep dive into creative individuals who impact the franchise, from George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy to William Shakespeare and Hayao Miyazaki, then break down storytelling from worldbuilding to character development. Tricia Barr is co-author of Ultimate Star Wars, the definitive guide to Star Wars from DK Publishing, featured w ...
 
Tales of speculative fiction have been told since before recorded history, but in the past century it has grown into an art form all its own. From Asimov to Wells, from adventures in space opera to cyberpunk dystopias, from Amazing Stories to your e-reader and beyond, join us as we discuss some of the most important and acclaimed science fiction novels of all time. Warning: Here be spoilers.
 
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Hugh B. Long
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In this podcast I'll be featuring my short stories and longer works in audio format. I focus on science fiction, space-opera, and a bit of fantasy / historical fiction.
 
“Doc” E.E. Smith pretty much invented the space opera genre, and Triplanetary is a good and well-known example. Physics, time, and politics never stand in the way of a plot that gallops ahead without letup. Having earned a PhD in chemical engineering, it’s understandable that the heroes of Smith’s story are all scientists. He didn’t want to be constrained by the limits of known science, however, so in his hands the electromagnetic spectrum becomes a raw material to be molded into ever-more a ...
 
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Punch Like a Girl
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A life long geek and a school librarian bring their respective expertise to the mission of examining graphic novels and trade collections with female protagonists. Superheroes, teenage drama, space opera, all is on the table and up for discussion. Because kicking butt knows no gender restriction. Fire and Water Podcast Network presents a Council of Geeks Production.
 
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Tsunday Cast
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Join Tsunday Cast as we dive into the cult anime classic, Legend Of The Galactic Heroes. We'll be watching five episodes a week, and then breaking down and discussing each episode, and more. From the reboot to the books, It's never been a better time to jump into the greatest anime space opera of all time. Follow our blog as well: http://www.tsunday-cast.com/
 
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This month we're reading Use of Weapons by Iain M Banks. In our innagural pre-read episode, we discuss the Space Opera and Mil SciFi subgenres, Iain M. Banks' socialism, how his Culture novels work, and our relationship to his work. This is our first episode! There are a few sound issues, which we have already worked out for future eps. Follow ...…
 
A very funny eleven hour show with Michael and Tim. Apologies the the country of China for this one. Do you enjoy overcoming a challenging multiverse? Players who like mysterious storylines and absurd humor wanted for an ongoing, online campaign using the easy to learn ATAW system. The game is run over Google Hangouts and roll20.The plot takes ...…
 
Jen “JWein” Weinman, the voice of Cookie St. Claire, guest-hosts this special episode of Good Morning, Spacemerica! by taking a seat at the writer’s table to get a better look at the ins and outs of writing this space opera on earth. CREDITS: The music for Good Morning, Spacemerica! was composed by Ian McGowan. Good Morning, Spacemerica! is bro ...…
 
Rob Wolf interviews Tim Pratt about his Philip K. Dick Award-nominated space opera The Wrong Stars.Pratt is the author of over 20 novels, picking up a Hugo Award and nominations for the Nebula and many other awards over…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Diamond StarSubtitle: A Novel of the Skolian EmpireAuthor: Catherine AsaroNarrator: Andy ParisFormat: UnabridgedLength: 21 hrs and 13 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-01-09Publisher: Recorded BooksRatings: 4 of 5 out of 89 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & F ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: The PrecipiceSubtitle: Book One of The Asteroid WarsAuthor: Ben BovaNarrator: Scott Brick, Amanda Karr, castFormat: UnabridgedLength: 12 hrs and 23 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 02-01-05Publisher: Macmillan AudioRatings: 4 of 5 out of 396 votesGe ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Darkship ThievesAuthor: Sarah A. HoytNarrator: Kymberly DakinFormat: UnabridgedLength: 14 hrs and 23 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-27-10Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 4 of 5 out of 166 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi: ContemporaryPub ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: In Conquest BornAuthor: C. S. FriedmanNarrator: Joe BarrettFormat: UnabridgedLength: 21 hrs and 28 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 05-15-12Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 4 of 5 out of 76 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi: ContemporaryPublis ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: What Distant DeepsSubtitle: RCN Series, Book 8Author: David DrakeNarrator: Victor BevineFormat: UnabridgedLength: 13 hrs and 25 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-07-10Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 216 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fan ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Cleon MoonSubtitle: Fallen Empire, Book 5Author: Lindsay BurokerNarrator: Kate ReadingFormat: UnabridgedLength: 10 hrs and 27 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-19-17Publisher: Podium PublishingRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 113 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fan ...…
 
Hi everyone, welcome to another Backyard Space Opera podcast! This week I’m joined by guest co-host Dakota Morgan of Fancorp Network to interview Erich Grey Litoff, Co-Founder of Stan Winston School of Character Arts. Enjoy! Backyard Space Opera Podcast is all about low budget science fiction, micro budget filmmaking, and independent science fi ...…
 
Download: Live This Month: March 2018 (Podcast #424) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. The terrific punk trio Shopping, pictured above, is one of a number of great artists coming to the Bay Area this month. Also from the UK is L.A. Salami, wh ...…
 
May 8, 2017 That's right, we're back for more! This week we're digging into season 2 of Syfy's epic space opera, based on the novels by James S.A. Corey (really two guys, look it up). We've got space marines, space monsters, space botanists, space gumshoes, space truckers, even space politicians! Be sure to subscribe, and check out more at www. ...…
 
Hosts Mat Bradley-Tschirgi and William Thrasher discuss Superman Returns to finish off their look at the first batch of Superman flicks. Director Bryan Singer was so gung-ho to do a Superman movie that he jumped ship from X-Men: The Last Stand to do it. Lex Luthor (Kevin Spacey) has another scheme involving land acquisition, but Superman (Brand ...…
 
https://poddedeux.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/marta-ortega_022018_ml2.mp3 In this episode, Jessica was in Havana, Cuba interviewing Marta Ortega, a dancer with Acosta Danza. Acosta Danza was formed in 2016 when international ballet star, Carlos Acosta retired from a highly regarded 30-year ballet career with the Royal Ballet and moved back to C ...…
 
Who doesn't love a good space opera? Scott convinced Sandra to read Hugo Award winning John Scalzi's 2017 introduction to his new "Interdependancy" series. Listen in to hear our take on "The Collapsing Empire"! To learn more about our unique scoring system, go to genrejunkies.com/scores. Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or RSS. Intro/Outro Th ...…
 
Jeff, Maddie, and Tyler are the knights of the round recording table as they discuss what they think of Dj Kirkbride, Adam P. Knave, and Nick Brokenshire’s series from Dark Horse Comics! Find out what they think below! Synopsis It’s out with the old myths and in with the new as a nineteen-year-old chess prodigy pulls Excalibur from the stone an ...…
 
KYW's Steve Nikazy (@SteveOnTheAir) and independent filmmaker Andre Bennett (@AndreBennettGO) discuss the 1978 space opera "Starcrash" and the 1957 supernatural thriller "Night of the Demon."
 
Startup FoCo Podcast Episode 02 Artup Week and Music Tracks Podcasting from Fort Collins Colorado, this is the StartupFoCo podcast episode 2. I am your host Vanessa Pagan, gearing up for the 2018 Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins. In this pre-event episode, we have 6 guests from the Artup Week and Music tracks of Fort Collins ranging the gamu ...…
 
[INTRO]CANDY OPERA ... THE FAT LADY HAS FINALLY SUNG! [THE MAGIC BISCUIT TIN]Mal, Mike & Dave, Candy Opera & the Jammy Dodger, Scottish Shortbread & Mint Club Kidney Bingos - #Wire #ColinNewman [NR] [WORLD EXCLUSIVE] Zelda's In The Spotlight - #GoKartMozart #Felt #Denim #Lawrence #LawrenceHayward #CherryRedRecords cherryred.co.uk[WEEKLY PEEL]AU ...…
 
Our Halloween special: Women in Horror: with Erika Mailman, Loren Rhoads, Dana FredstiERIKA MAILMAN is an American author and journalist. Born in Vermont, she is the descendant of a woman who twice stood trial for witchcraft in the Salem witch trials in 1692. Mailman attended both Colby College and the University of Arizona, Tucson, later writi ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Party Night on Union StationSubtitle: EarthCent Ambassador Series, Book 10Author: E. M. FonerNarrator: Hollie JacksonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 6 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-24-18Publisher: Tantor AudioRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 2 votes ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Elysium FireAuthor: Alastair ReynoldsNarrator: John LeeFormat: UnabridgedLength: 17 hrs and 49 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-23-18Publisher: Hachette AudioRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 16 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi: ContemporaryPublisher ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Roar of the StormAuthor: Adam BurchNarrator: Adam BurchFormat: UnabridgedLength: 14 hrs and 9 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-23-18Publisher: Brilliance AudioRatings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi: ContemporaryPublisher's ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: ConservationAuthor: James FlynnNarrator: Simon WrightFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 54 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-18-18Publisher: James FlynnGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Space OperaPublisher's Summary:Conservation has spent the past four de ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Star Crusader: DreadnoughtAuthor: Michael G. ThomasNarrator: Andrew B. WehrlenFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 41 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-18-18Publisher: Swordworks BooksRatings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi: ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: ZenithSubtitle: The Androma SagaAuthor: Sasha Alsberg, Lindsay CummingsNarrator: Jordan Claire McCraw, Stephen Dexter, Caitlin Davies, Nicol Zanzarella, Michael Rahhal, Jane OppenheimerFormat: UnabridgedLength: 14 hrs and 36 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease ...…
 
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