Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells, Read by Kevin R. Free
Murderbot Is Back!
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Kevin R. Free narrates the latest Murderbot novella, Fugitive Telemetry, in which nothing is as straightforward as it seems. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss this much-loved sci-fi series starring a “construct made of cloned human tissue, augments, anxiety, depression, and unfocused rage,” and Free’s engaging and empathetic portrayal of this SecUnit. When a dead body shows up on Preservation Station, Murderbot enters into an uneasy partnership with station security to discover who the victim was, and why they were shot—and if it has anything to do with the sinister corporation from their past. Free creates a deeply relatable portrait of an individual struggling to find their place in an often hostile and confusing world, while also taking listeners through a fast-paced murder mystery—in space! Read the full review of the audiobook on AudioFile’s website.
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