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Hell Divers V: Captives

The Hell Divers Series, Book 5
Narrated by: R. C. Bray
Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins

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Publisher's Summary

The New York Times and USA Today best-selling series.

Humanity has finally found a new home, but the price is blood....

After a long, perilous journey, Hell Divers Xavier Rodriguez and Magnolia Katib discover the Metal Islands, a sunny, habitable zone where thousands of people live by fishing and farming. But this "paradise" is really a violent warrior society ruled by the cannibal King el Pulpo. For the first time in X's life, he is forced to lay down his arms and surrender. 

Back on the airships, the Hell Divers are recovering from a gruesome discovery at Red Sphere, where they learned the truth about World War III. Now, they must fight another war - this time for what remains of their own endangered species. As the battle approaches, alliances will be forged and others broken. 

Forced to fight in the Cazador army, X faces his toughest mission yet. Will he help his people come down from the sky and claim the promised land, or will humanity go extinct?

©2019 Nicholas Sansbury Smith (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • Annette Mitchell
  • 11-05-19

Edge of your seat reading

HD5, riveting, captivating, emotional. Smith delivers all you could ever want in a good book. He made me laugh, cry, gasp, yell and a few other emotional responses. He takes us to the Metal Islands, reveals their way of life to us, showing the savageness, the cruelty, the despair. He thrusts us into the midst of battle on the sea and from the air, showing the carnage and ensuing death. He shows us bravery, loyalty, trust and ultimate sacrifice. This book is filled with action from beginning to end. Smith sinks his writing claws into you and holds fast, not letting go until he has wrung every conceivable emotion from you. This book may end the search of the inhabitants of the Hive for a new place to live but it also begins a new adventure as they start a new search for the survivors they now know are out there.

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  • Angela Campbell
  • 08-05-19

ABSOLUTELY. THE. BEST. SERIES. EVER!!!

I absolutely love the Hell Divers series. I was so excited to see the title in my library! I listen to it straight thru! The problem now is....what to listen to now?!

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  • Lisa L
  • 07-05-19

Brilliant addition to the series!

Just when I think this series can’t get better, it does! X is just such a perfectly messed up hero you have to love him. The man doesn’t know the word defeat either and you don’t want to be on his bad side. So many great characters in this book all playing their part and doing what is necessary to help keep the human race going against seemly insurmountable odds. This book has it all: thrills and surprises, love and loss, and the human spirit’s will to fight and never give up.

If your looking to read this as the first book the author does a good job of keeping you informed, but the series is so great why would you not want to start from the beginning? You don’t want to cheat yourself out of all the other great adventures of X and the crew.

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  • Natalie @ ABookLoversLife
  • 07-05-19

Best one yet.

This was one heck of a ride!! I couldn't read this fast enough and never wanted to put it down. There is so much I want to say about what happens, but it would spoil things. X, Magnolia, Rodger, Miles and all the other characters are put through the ringer and I gasped, cried and was with the throughout the ordeals.

The author has an amazing ability to create characters we care about, and there are so many in this series that I root for. When X went off with certain people and they encountered something, the action sequences left me breathless. My heart went out to Magnolia, and it was in my mouth the whole time because of Miles. Then when you add in Tim and everyone else, I was on the edge of my seat.

This book was everything I was hoping it would be and more. I devoured it and am so looking forward to the next one. Be prepared because when you dive into this one, you won't want to come up for air.

RC Bray is a phenomenal narrator and always delivers an amazing performance. His tone for X is perfect and he doesn't just read this, he preforms it.

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  • JavaJane
  • 07-06-19

Wow!

Fantastic book! There was so much action I found myself sitting in the garage, not wanting to turn off the car! Exciting, sad, exhilarating, and anticipatory are just a few adjectives I'd use to describe this book-READ THE WHOLE SERIES!!!!

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  • Keith
  • 06-06-19

Who would have thought it could get better?

excellent story line. The others were good but this really was a great "conclusion". fantastic read / listen

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  • Blake Jamieson
  • 05-06-19

BEST book of the series!

First off, I LOVE this entire series. Every book is engaging and entertaining. Start at the beginning, but listen to them all until you get to this one!

However, THIS is my favorite book of the entire series (just behind book 1).

Per usual, RC Bray kills it with the narration.

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  • Jon Chrissley
  • 14-05-19

another amazing work by NSS and RC Bray

Gotta love it when these 2 team up. An outstanding work by Nick and RC makes it come alive

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  • N.W.Wisniewski
  • 11-05-19

More please!!!

This series is non stop action. From one scene to the next three characters are fighting to survive. In this fifth installment we find four of our favorite characters in captivity. Now the Hive, Deliverance and the Sea Wolf has to come to their aid. Or do they? Our characters have some surprises up their sleeves. So sit down, strap in and prepare for the ride, cause they dive so humanity survives.

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  • Jack
  • 11-05-19

It doesn't get any better then this.

N.C. Smith nailed it with this one. loved every minute. And R.C. Bray knocked it out of the park with his performance. May both of you keep doing what you do best forever. Thank you.

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  • mark r campbell
  • 08-05-19

Wow!!

Loved this book, the series just keeps getting better, great characters and an awesome storyline!!

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  • Petal
  • 03-07-19

Book five = awesome

What more can I ask from a book, than for it to be so entertainingly written by Nick, and so gorgeously narrated by Bob?!
As this is the fifth book in the HD series, anyone reading it is clearly into the depths of the story by now. Loving X as always, this book includes a bit of everything - action, diving, Miles!
Just get it. If you’ve enjoyed the first four, you’ll love this one, and be left waiting for the next at the end...!

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  • David
  • 27-06-19

Great book

I really loved this one after finding last one a little lacking but definitely worth the wait

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  • Aidy
  • 26-06-19

The Best So Far!!

What a series! Cannot recommend this enough

Hell Divers V had everything Epic battles Gladiator death matches and twist after twist.
Catronia feeling the burden of command The bond forming In battle with X and the Casadors warriors
How doubt and mistrust grew on the hive and Mags considering her new life on the metal islands!

I loved how NSS developed each of the characters from book 1 through to now and cannot to see what book 6 and 7 bring to the table

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  • Meghan Kohler
  • 22-06-19

this is the best book series ever written,

this is just another epic book in the series, hell divers never looses pace.

I read so humanity survives

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  • Christopher
  • Tyn Y Gongle, United Kingdom
  • 10-06-19

Great continuation of a great Saga

Wondered just how this was going to unfold. Shouldn't have had a moment's concern as the story just continues to suck you in.

As ever... great characters, plot, and a truly fitting ending

Bravo!!!!

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  • psy_yates
  • 03-06-19

A Culmination Of Events

After i had finished the previous book I wasnt too sure how this one would turn out, I was needlessly concerned, NSS fashioned a great power struggle that encompassed the good the bad and the ugly, some great new characters discovered a long the way, epic

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  • Revey
  • rhondda, mid glam, United Kingdom
  • 26-05-19

xXx

This instalment finished quicker than A GofT. A nice listen but is this the end or will we be able to continue with the series as there still seems to be quite a few survival issue to address for our groups.
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  • david
  • 25-05-19

worth the wait

it was good to get back into the story. I got confused a few times as it jumped from one part of the story to another but still enjoyable

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  • Ian Clarke
  • 23-05-19

Totally amazing

Very good & gripping story, its a shame there aren't any more in this series.

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  • Debbie
  • 03-06-19

Love this series

This is just another excellent book from the Hell Divers series. The characters and story leave you on the edge of your seat not able to put the book on hold. I love all the characters and their strength. I hope there are more to come because I need more! Love RC Bray as a narrator he definitely brings all the characters alive.

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  • shane.slape
  • 27-06-19

Awesome

I loved this book. I could not stop listening ! definitely one of my favourite series !

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-06-19

Loved this end

This series and x have been a huge part of my long work days and has gotten me through some rough things, can’t wait to continue to see where this adventure takes us ! Dive so they survive 😉

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-06-19

best one yet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

best book in the series.....loved it.....hope there is more to come from this fantastic writer

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  • B. Rawlings
  • 28-05-19

Another great entry in the series!

Yet another great title in this amazing series, and possibly one of the best to date too, voiced perfectly by R C Bray, as always. Hanging out for another already!

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  • Chris Nelson
  • 21-05-19

Great addition

Another great addition to the series that had me wanting to listen without taking a break

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  • AmazonCustomer
  • 10-05-19

Another amazing read

Another amazing book in this series from Nicholas Sansbury Smith! And like always, bought to life by the legend himself R.C Bray.
This seriously needs to be made into a tv series!