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The Acheron

The Acheron: Publisher’s Pack

Books 1-2

By: Rick Partlow

Performed by: Tess Irondale

Realeased: September 29, 2020

Language: English

Format: Publisher's Pack, Single Narration

Duration: 17 hr, 10 min

Contains books one and two of The Acheron series.

The Acheron, book 1 

Sandi and Ash never set out to be heroes. She joined the Fleet to please her mother, the Admiral. He signed up to escape the grinding poverty of the Housing Blocks. And the unlikely friends envisioned boring, peacetime careers as shuttle pilots. The Tahni Imperium had other ideas.

Caught in the desperate fury of the Battle for Mars, the two young pilots wind up the last defense against an alien armada, but their war is just beginning. Recruited to fly the Fleet’s newest weapon in this new war, they take the fight deep into the heart of the Imperium and battle not just against the enemy but against incompetent leadership and ineffectual tactics. Can the unconventional strategies of a pair of hotshot young pilots change the course of the war? And when the time comes that a choice has to be made between duty to command and loyalty to a friend, which of the two will be willing to make one last flight alone?

The Prodigal, book 2 

Sandi Hollande is trouble…the kind of trouble that gets people killed. On the run from cartel bounty hunters, she turns to the only one left in the galaxy who gives a damn: Ash Carpenter, her old wingman.

She’d saved his life in the war, so he owes her, and his ship, the Acheron, is the perfect way to pay off that debt. She wants to take it and get as far away as possible, but there’s no way Ash is letting the Acheron go anywhere without him. Together, they play a dangerous game with the deadliest criminals in the galaxy and hope they live to tell the tale.

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Author:

Rick Partlow

Rick Partlow is that rarest of species, a native Floridian. Born in Tampa, he attended Florida Southern College and graduated with a degree in History and a commission in the US Army as an Infantry officer. His lifelong love of science fiction began with Have Space Suit---Will Travel and the other Heinlein juveniles and traveled through Clifford Simak, Asimov, Clarke and on to William Gibson, Walter Jon Williams and Peter F Hamilton. And somewhere, submerged in the worlds of others, Rick began to create his own worlds. He has written 35 books in nine different series, and his short stories have been included in twelve different anthologies. He lives in central Florida with his wife, two children and a willful mutt of a dog. Besides writing and reading science fiction and fantasy, he enjoys outdoor photography, hiking and camping.

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PERFORMER:

Tess Irondale

Tess Irondale is a noted voice actor and narrator, with over 100 credits across many genres: YA, Romance, Mystery, Sci Fi, LitRPG, Erotica, Religion, Humor, Self Help, LGBTQ, Non-Fiction and more. In addition to working for Podium, she narrates for for Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, Audible and more.

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