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The Black Sheep Audiobook

The Black Sheep: A Learning Experience, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

In the wake of Earth's collapse into chaos, Captain Hoshiko Stuart made the mistake of speaking her mind - and was exiled six months from Sol to a naval base in an unexplored and uncontacted sector. Placed in command of a single squadron of starships, she expected nothing but boredom.

But when she discovers an alien race threatening to exterminate all other races within the sector, Hoshiko and her squadron are drawn into a war to stop them, even if it means forging an alliance with aliens who may themselves become a threat to humanity and building an empire that may alienate her from her family once and for all.

The Black Sheep is the third stand-alone book in A Learning Experience.

©2015 Christopher G. Nuttall (P)2016 Podium Publishing

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    The 19/11/2016
    The 19/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Solid, military-based sci-fi"

    A solid, enjoyable 'Star Trek' style (military- and space-warfare-based) expansion of the Stewart universe. A promising and dramatic continuation of the narrative which sustains interest through its continuity and pacing. I was very happy to overlook some relatively predictable script and simplistic characterisation on this basis. I very much hope the series continues.

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    Keith Dorrell 25/09/2016
    Keith Dorrell 25/09/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "excellent entertainment"

    great listen, hope there is more in this series. have listened and read others by Christopher Nuttall and they are all very entertaining

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  • Ray Beaulieu
    3/10/16
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    "Great Performance
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    Christian Rumme was excellent. Clear crisp narration. Now I have two performers I truly like. The other is Mark Boyette. From Chapter 15, it's all military sci-fi at its best. I totally ignored everyone today just to enjoy this audio book to the end. It's a "Page Turner" LOL.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Adam
    15/09/16
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    "Amazing!"

    This series of books is simply amazing. A great reflection on existing policies and what could happen. Simply amazing book series!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Christopher
    14/09/16
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    "I couldn't put it down"

    an enveloping story. I hope there will be more to it. I will definitely be looking for the next book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    APO, AE United States
    13/11/16
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    "Hochiko fail."

    Love this series. Hated the character Hochiko. It was to the point that part way through the book I started rooting for her demise. I was all in at the beginning but the character seemed to come from nowhere & felt like the author could have been better served sticking to the characters established in book 1 or 2 in this series. I regret spending a credit on this particular book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • David
    LANCASTER, CA, United States
    17/10/16
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    "need more story less morals"

    I the us and the world are screwed, quit telling me every three sentences. boring.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Nicholas Reisdorff
    8/09/16
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    "Fun Book"

    An imaginative and fun series that cleaves closely to standard military sci-fi tropes. Could have done without the political narrative. Don't agree with the point of view and hear enough about politics on a daily basis without wanting to dive back into them in my recreational reading.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • James Campbell
    23/11/16
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    "a good science fiction book I listened to it about"

    this book helped me at the edge of my seat I love all the characters that was a description of Science Fiction and talk about spaceships

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  • Amniku
    22/11/16
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    "Loved it"

    Loved it, now i want more like it. This and the undying mercenaries books so far are the best! Top notch, worth every penny.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • George H. Cox
    Savannah, GA USA
    21/11/16
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    "Clever Story"

    These books are so much more enjoyable when Nuttall leaves his politics deeply in the background. This is the mark of a mature writer. Nice story, great characters. Loved the chicken queen!

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  • Christopher V Baker
    20/11/16
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    "News from the future "

    Written before the latest historic election, this author tries to show us our future. And it feels like ( I hope not), he got it gorgeously right.

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  • David
    30/11/16
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    "Brilliant, fast moving series."
    Any additional comments?

    I've seen some very poor reviews regarding this series from reviewers that obviously do not know the skill and story telling ability of the author. I feel that such negative reviews are clearly designed to do damage - 1 star - get real - In today's cut throat world authors that score that low do not get into production nevermind publish 30+ audiobooks and have such a fan following.

    My honest impression of this series was one of delight. Definately a must read series and I am as eager to read book four as I was the second and third installments.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Vytautas Liesis
    Sibsey, UK
    3/11/16
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    "good, but not brilliant."

    The story was good, though it lacked something. it was just plain war, battles and the plot was quite simple. I have enjoyed it, but maybe I am used to more sophisticated stuff... Recommended anyway.

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  • Patrick
    19/09/16
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    "fantastic"

    Christopher G Nuttall is fast lyrics becoming one of my favourite science fiction authors. Everything I have read or listened to that he has written is absolute gold. Keep up the good work.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    MELTON MOWBRAY, United Kingdom
    9/09/16
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    "A good conclusion"

    Probably the least engaging of the trilogy but still a great listen. At times it felt a little predictable unlike most of his books but still moved at a decent pace and concludes the story

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