The Executioners

Fiction - Audiobook
Audio Book
Reviewed on 03/13/2023
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Reviewed by Essien Asian for Readers' Favorite

Juwan Washington did not expect his foray into the mercenary business to turn out this way. Outgunned and outmaneuvered, his unit is annihilated in its first engagement. He ends up a slave on a distant planet until the day fortune favors him in meeting two peacemakers. They free him and recruit him on their clandestine mission. They are the last of their race and want to find out what happened to the last remaining female of their kind who happened to also be a Peacemaker candidate but died in suspicious circumstances. Their journey will lead them to betrayal and a conspiracy so vast it could topple the entire Peacemaker program in The Executioners by Jason Cordova and Matt Novotny.

The eighth book in the Four Horsemen Universe lives up to its hype with Jason Cordova and Matt Novotny weaving together a storyline that is as deeply emotional as it is suspense-filled. The Executioners has an interesting array of characters whose descriptions are quite vivid, leaving very little to the imagination. I love the way the humorous undertone is maintained throughout the book despite its businesslike flow. The subplots are just as interesting as the main storyline with Juwan's attempts to be viewed as an equal by his new friends despite his human shortcomings being particularly noteworthy. The battles are simply delightful to follow as Cordova and Novotny spare no effort to bring this alien universe to life. The Executioners is a science fiction aficionado's dream. The perfect mix of action, adventure, and drama.

The audio quality of the book is quite clear and simple enough to follow. The way Daniel Wisniewski conveniently transitions from seriousness to dark humor while voicing different characters is impressive. He conveys a wide range of emotions effortlessly in an immersive manner. I was particularly impressed with the sometimes creepy utterances of Larz the Tortantula.