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Freehold

By: Michael Z. Williamson
Narrated by: Molly Elston
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Summary

Sergeant Kendra Pacelli is innocent, but that doesn't matter to the repressive government pursuing her. Mistakes might be made, but they are never acknowledged, especially when billions of embezzled dollars earned from illegal weapons sales are at stake. But where does one run when all Earth and most settled planets are under the aegis of one government? Answer: The Freehold of Grainne. There, one may seek asylum and build a new life in a society that doesn't track its residents every move, which is just what Pacelli has done. But now things are about to go royally to hell. Because Earth's government has found out where she is, and they want her back. Or dead.

This all-new offering contains Michael Z. Williamson's brilliant novel Freehold.

©2014 Michael Z. Williamson (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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not a book for prudes

What made the experience of listening to Freehold the most enjoyable?

it was well read, the reader gave a good set of voices and accents without making anyone whiny, always a plus

What did you like best about this story?

it was a long and involved story about the main protagonist's experience at upheaval and translocation and ultimate discovery of her true 'home.' I know the feeling of being transplanted from 'home' to another place that LOOKS like home, but even after 14 years there still some glaring differences that sometimes leave me confused/frustrated/delighted depending on the difference

Which scene did you most enjoy?

most of the book

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

why bother, movies can't do novels justice, the bean counters won't allow the length needed or the faithfulness needed to render the story adequately.

Any additional comments?

if you have an issue with sex in stories don't get this book, there are quite a few scenes as well as a rape scene and reference to a gang rape. These are all part of the story and not at all gratuitous. Saying anything further would spoil the ending of the story.

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A future classic

This is a future classic - Michael has the potential to be the Robert A. Heinlein for a new generation. Brilliant, highly recommend. Great characters, Interesting world with lots of action. Also makes you think and question things.

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