Atopia Chronicles, The

Genre: Sci-Fi

Atopia Chronicles, The

Book 1 of the Atopia Series! In the near future, to escape the crush and clutter of a packed and polluted Earth, the world’s elite flock to Atopia, an enormous corporate-owned artificial island in the Pacific Ocean. It is there that Dr. Patricia Killiam rushes to perfect the ultimate in virtual reality: a program to save the ravaged Earth from mankind’s insatiable appetite for natural resources. A strong narrative with several distinct voices propels the listener through this brave new world, painting a powerful and compelling vision of a society that promises everyone salvation with passage to an addictive, escapist alternative reality.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 14 hours
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  • Retail Trade: CD, Download, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Author
Matthew Mather

Biography:
After earning a degree in electrical engineering, Matthew Mather started his professional career at the McGill Center for Intelligent Machines. He went on to found one of the world’s first tactile-feedback companies, which became the world leader in its field, as well as creating an award-winning brain-training video game. In between, he’s worked on a variety of start-ups, from computational nanotechnology, electronic health records, and weather prediction systems to genomics and social-intelligence research. In 2009, the original inspiration for his technology career—reading the great masters of science fiction—set him on a new path. The result was the bestselling Atopia series, including The Atopia Chronicles, The Dystopia Chronicles, and The Utopia Chronicles. He is also the author of the Nomad novels, Nomad and Sanctuary, as well as Darknet and CyberStorm, the latter soon to be a major motion picture from 20th Century Fox. He divides his time between Montreal, Canada, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Narrator
Tanya Eby

Biography:
Tanya Eby is an Audie-nominated narrator as well as a novelist and blogger. She has narrated books in a variety of genres, but some of her favorites are series by Tess Gerritsen, Alex Kava, and Susan Mallery. Find her at tanyaeby.com to learn more about her voice work and her own quirky writing.
Narrator
Nick Podehl

Biography:
Nick Podehl has been named a 'Best Voice' by AudioFile magazine in 2010 and 2011. He has narrated many young adult, fantasy, and romance titles, several of which have won awards, and has appeared in a number of theatrical productions and independent films.
Narrator
Luke Daniels

Biography:
Luke Daniels has performed at various repertory theatres around the country, with an emphasis on Shakespeare. His many audiobook credits range from action and suspense to young adult and adult fiction, including works by Philip Roth and John Updike. He currently resides in the Midwest.
Narrator
Angela Dawe

Biography:
Angela Dawe is an actor and improviser working with the Annoyance Theater and Second City in Chicago. Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Angela's career has encompassed stage, television, and film work, in addition to award-winning audiobook narrations, which include young adult, suspense, romance, and historical fiction titles.
Narrator
Mikael Naramore

Biography:
In addition to narrating, directing, or engineering hundreds of audiobooks since 2001, Mikael Naramore has produced critically acclaimed independent rock albums, run a small record label, launched dot-coms, owned and operated recording studios and—best of all—fathered two boys. He and his family live in the Pacific Northwest.
Narrator
Amy McFadden

Biography:
Amy McFadden has narrated over one hundred titles in many different genres. She is an Earphones award winner, and was a finalist for a 2014 Audie Award in Literary Fiction. She has been acting all over Michigan on stage for the last twenty years and in commercials and film for the last ten. Amy is a founding member of Dog Story Theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she currently lives, acts, and laughs a lot.

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