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  • H.I.V.E - The Overlord Protocol

  • H.I.V.E., Book 2
  • By: Mark Walden
  • Narrated by: Jack Davenport
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Otto and Wing have permission to leave H.I.V.E.'s secret island location to attend a funeral. But before they can reach their destination, the duo is ambushed. Who would risk assassinating the star pupil of the Higher Institute of Villainous Education?
©2007 Mark Walden (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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  • Dave Cridland
  • 13-04-2013

Rip-roaring Boy's Own adventure!

We have, in our 'big' car, those DVD players fitted into the headrests, so that the children can watch DVDs all the way down the M4.



However, my - small - car has none of these, so - finding myself with a spare credit one day - I grabbed the original HIVE book, to keep my 11-year-old son amused on the shorter journeys we do.



It's safe to say that we've both enjoyed the first two. Jack Davenport's voicing is first-rate, and has us in giggles whenever Franz speaks, and supports an excellent plot. In this follow-up to the original, the plot is faster paced and more directly into the action, and while adult listeners will probably guess the outcome of various events, it's still got plenty to offer in terms of one-liners and cliff-hangers.



We're now well into the third of these, and the DVD players languish unused.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-05-2020

I was shocked by the details

I Thought it was so good my ears felt like they were glued
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  • D. Deeks
  • 03-05-2021

More of the same

Short and pretty good.

The story is OK, a nice setup for more to comes.

The writing's a little on the simple, formulaic, side but makes it a quick read/listen for those times your not really looking for something heavy.

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  • Nicola
  • 02-05-2021

Great fun

Fast paced and well crafted - even a cliff-hanger for the next in series. Loved it!

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  • Samuel
  • 07-03-2018

Amazing book

I loved this book the plot is complicated with a twisting story line with baddies actually being good and many traitors. All of the children get involved but difficult to read with out reading the first one you must read to the end to reveal the truth well worth it. must read.

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  • John
  • 09-04-2017

Great

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This is a very good book and I enjoyed it a lot awesome
I think that any person between the age of 9 11 would enjoy this

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  • Catherine M.
  • 29-02-2016

An Truly excellent book

In my most humble opinion I think this is an excellent book, right by an if a may and excellent righter. (oh yes I am sorry for my abysmal spelling) but it has one falling ascents are not shall I say perfect... but anyway as you can see from my review I am most satisfied!

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  • jeremy
  • 08-10-2015

The series takes off

This is the second in the Hive series- and it really takes off in this book. My youngest son (an avid 10-year old reader/listener) tells me this is one of the best in the series. Like all of them, OP contains childish fantasy violence, but is suitable and engaging for children of, I would say, 8 - 11.

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  • Holly Whiting
  • 15-09-2015

Great

Great !!!!!!!!!!soocd yh hhjdgweuhcsdrhnvs fgbd gbvdx ggsdvv fdghg hh hhh hhh hhh hhhh hhh hhhy hhhy yuyy hhh

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-12-2013

Good listen

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, i would recommend this audiobook, interesting blend of Harry Potter and Hunger Games.

What did you like best about this story?

The concept is very interesting and a plot that is well thought out

Have you listened to any of Jack Davenport’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I haven't

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It is very light hearted and easy to listen to

Any additional comments?

The is an excellent start to the series, I have downloaded the next 2 and have added more to my wish list for latter purchase if they carry on in the same vain or develop.

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