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Publisher's Summary

The Deliverance has arrived.

The planet is beautiful, lush, teeming with life and perfectly suited to the colony’s needs. It should be a paradise. 

Instead, it’s a nightmare. 

Caleb knows the truth. The ship’s real mission has nothing to do with settlement. The plan is much more sinister than that. 

Now the race is on to prepare for the coming storm, to secure the colony, and find the enemy before the enemy finds them. 

But when fear leads to a desperate betrayal, will it be the innocent who pay the ultimate price?

©2018 M.R. Forbes (P)2019 Podium Publishing

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  • Chef MVF
  • 03-06-2020

Card and crew aren't through yet!

I seriously can not get enough of the Forgotten Universe. Each series is so wonderfully unique and builds the world up so well.

After crash landing on an alien planet Card and his Guardians are caught in the thick of it as an ignorant Mayor struggles to maintain control over Metro after lying to the population for so long. The Guardians just happen to be the perfect scapegoat to direct blame. Lost in the jungle and forced to ally himself with the enemy to survive being persecuted by the very people he swore to protect Sargent Card has his hands full.

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  • Cindy Meyer Lady of the Loch
  • 21-07-2019

High thrills and chills in a fun series

This third book in the Delivery series is the proverbial rollercoaster ride of action and danger we've come to love Forbes' writing. It will not disappoint!!!

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  • Dabber Hound
  • 29-01-2021

Wow! Love this. (Spoiler Alert!)

Love this, from book 1 to book 3...good story..awesome characters and amazing narrator. Love all of it. Can't wait to start books 4 and 5. Will be sad when this story ends. Already sad that ( spoiler alert) Sho and Florez died...🥺. Hopefully Washington doesn't die as well.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-09-2021

Very good story and narration

can't wait to finish this series
very well written 👏
very well narrated
keeps me guessing

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  • Shanon
  • 11-09-2021

A BOOK FULL OF IGNORANCE IS ONLY AN IGNORANT BOOK

This has the most ridiculous scenarios and actions written by any author on this earth! No human would ever or has ever thought and or acted like Forbes has his characters do in this series. Well most of his writing is like that to begin with. He is one of the top three most horrible scifi writers to ever be published! Dont waste your time or $$$ on Forbes’ garbage...

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  • Zach
  • 11-08-2021

desperation is a very good title

I felt like this book definitely captured the weariness of the main characters how they had to go from situation to situation desperate to just move on and be at peace.

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  • Jon Lanning
  • 20-07-2021

Decent

Ending sucked since you have to buy the other books. A bit too wordy but overall not too bad.



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  • JayTeeWalker
  • 28-06-2021

Keeps getting better!

Yeah, I got hooked and now I just bought the 4th book in the series. Nice, subtle twists to the story.

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  • Shirley M. Fiorucci
  • 31-05-2021

captivating

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  • Sandi
  • 27-05-2021

Not my genre

Didn’t Keep my attention but parts were interesting. Just could not connect with story. No zombies.

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  • Poppey
  • 03-01-2020

Enjoyable Sci-Fi

This series is pure escapism.

The colony has finally landed on what appears to be lush haven. However, all that glitters is not gold, as Caleb and his charges are about to find out.

Still enjoying this immensely. Just one anomaly which shows not enough attention was paid to the story. When Caleb demanded AI, Hal, remove himself from Sho's body and take another. The only one available was a trife. After Hal explained that he would be unable to communicate by speech in a trife's body, the next moment he is speaking, with Sho's voice, in a trife's body. Pretty big gaffe.

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