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The Jackal's Trick

Star Trek: Prey, Book 2
Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
Series: Star Trek: Prey, Book 2
Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
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Continuing the milestone 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek - an epic new trilogy that stretches from the events of The Original Series movie The Search for Spock to The Next Generation!

The Klingon-Federation alliance is in peril as never before. Lord Korgh has seized control of the House of Kruge, executing a plot 100 years in the making. The Klingon cult known as the Unsung rampages across the stars, striking from the shadows in their cloaked Birds-of-Prey. And the mysterious figure known as Buxtus Cross launches a scheme that will transform the Klingon Empire forever.

Into danger flies Admiral William T. Riker and the USS Titan, charged with protecting the peace forged nearly a century before during the Khitomer Accords. Aided by Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the USS Enterprise, Riker and his officers scour the stars, seeking to find the Unsung and uncover the truth behind the conspiracy before time runs out.

Yet even as Commander Worf departs on a deeply personal mission of honor, hidden sinister forces seek to turn the crisis to their advantage. And the conspirators' plans threaten to spiral out of control, jeopardizing the very empire they aspire to rule.

©2016 CBS Studios, Inc. (P)2017 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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Fantastic story, and well performed once again! Highly recommended for fans of Star Trek. Time to start book 3!

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  • Damian Etcitty
  • 23-08-2017

Dear Kahless let there be a good ending!!

Like the Empire Stikes Back, it leaves off on a hollow ending but thats only because the end is still to come. Just can't wait.

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  • J. White
  • 23-12-2017

Honor, missing in 2017

The story pulled on an array of emotions, just as a Star Trek adventure should. But what I enjoyed the most, was the time spent on showing Klingon virtues of honor and courage in a manner for all intelligent beings to absorb.

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  • Justin Tefft
  • 05-11-2017

Excellent story, great series

I’m a fan of Star Trek novels and content. This is one of the best Star Trek series I’ve read. Book 2, The Jackal’s Trick is a wonderful addition to this series. I love the story and the twists and turns. Each twist is interesting and useful, not just a way to prolong the story. I can’t wait for Book 3.

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  • Larry Henderson
  • 20-09-2017

this was a good book two

the narrator was good story was well thought out a little hard to follow but all you have to do is concentrate I'd recommend this book to any Star Trek fans can't wait for book 3

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  • Derek
  • 03-09-2017

Such a great series, need to see how it ends. NOW

This book is really great it tells so much about your favorite Next Generation characters. and so much more you know I have actually met Tim Russ and the next time I see him I'm going to tell him about this book because Tuvok plays such an instrumental role that he needs to know his characters still alive and well in the Star Trek universe.

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  • Robin F.
  • 07-05-2019

did cross perform this audiobook?

the portrayal of the characters was done very well, I really enjoyed the reading given here. It was exceptional allowing for immersion into the story buy adequately defining each character with readily recognizable voices from the television series. it's not often that I listen to a book that I can recognize the characters from other sources even being read

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  • john c haanraadts 2
  • 29-11-2017

If your a fan buy it

I enjoy these new audio Star Trek books. Keep them coming. Hello John and Sarah.

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  • David Collins
  • 25-10-2019

what a great book to listen

what a great book to listen to I would love to see this turned into a movie

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-06-2019

excellent book

great listening, good story, easy to follow. very nicely done with Klingon pronunciation. all around very good book.

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  • Mathtchrj
  • 12-04-2019

Great Trek Story

This storyline is riveting and exciting! Can't wait for book 3. Narration was clear and entertaining.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 07-04-2017

The Jackals trick

Well what a listen. And what a story 10/10. Really enjoyed this. I say one thing. Did not see that coming !

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  • Paul
  • 19-11-2018

Star Trek continues....

A great celebration of the Trek Universe.....read the 3 books asap, you will regret if you don't.

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  • Adam
  • 07-04-2018

excellent narrator brings it to life

enjoyed it a lot. Great narration. full of twists and turns and a very good listen

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  • KEVIN
  • 07-02-2018

The Jackals Trick

Well read with a gripping story. Cant wait to read book 3 and find out the ending.

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  • Adam Smith
  • 10-07-2017

Good listen

Great listen and picks up from were book one left off looking forward to listening to book three and would be great to listen to all three books in one go
Would recommend this to all treaties and to read typhoons pact first before listening