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Richard K. Morgan's Thirteen is near-future science fiction, very much in the vein of Bladerunner. A failed government program to produce a more violent, aggressive form of military fighter has resulted in the U.S. rounding up most of the test subjects and isolating them on Mars, a place where no one with any sense would wish to spend their days. But not all of the government subjects have been caught and shipped out to Mars. Enter Carl Marsalis, a hit man who would like nothing more than to stop killing and put his past behind him—and when he's eventually captured in Miami, it seems like the government might take care of his problems for him.

Unfortunately, around the same time a transport from Mars arrives back on earth. The entire crew has been killed by a stowaway who turns out to be one of these violent superhumans—and maybe something worse. Now Marsalis is given a choice: use his heightened powers to hunt down the killer, or face a fate worse than death.

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Richard K. Morgan's Thirteen is near-future science fiction, very much in the vein of Bladerunner. When the entire crew of a transport from Mars is killed by a stowaway who turns out to be a violent superhuman from a failed government program, Carl Marsalis is given a choice: use his own heightened powers to hunt down the killer, or face a fate worse than death.

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From the award-winning author of "Altered Carbon, Broken Angels," and "Market Forces" comes this near-future thriller featuring a hit man who has lost his desire to kill. Unfortunately, certain government officials dont want to let him off the hook that easily. Unabridged. 22 CDs.

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Simon Vance is a prolific and popular audiobook narrator and actor with several hundred audiobooks to his credit. An Audie(R) Award-winner, Vance was recently named "The Voice of Choice" by "Booklist" magazine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400104314
Author:
Morgan, Richard K.
Publisher:
Tantor Audio
Read by:
Vance, Simon
Read:
Vance, Simon
Narrated by:
Vance, Simon
Narrated:
Vance, Simon
Author:
Vance, Simon
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Assassins
Subject:
Interplanetary voyages
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.6 in 0.9 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Richard K. Morgan's Thirteen is near-future science fiction, very much in the vein of Bladerunner. When the entire crew of a transport from Mars is killed by a stowaway who turns out to be a violent superhuman from a failed government program, Carl Marsalis is given a choice: use his own heightened powers to hunt down the killer, or face a fate worse than death.
"Synopsis" by ,
From the award-winning author of "Altered Carbon, Broken Angels," and "Market Forces" comes this near-future thriller featuring a hit man who has lost his desire to kill. Unfortunately, certain government officials dont want to let him off the hook that easily. Unabridged. 22 CDs.
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