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Samuel Montgomery-Blinn

Samuel Montgomery-Blinn Durham, NC USA Member Since 2001

I'm a voracious audiobibliophile, mainly interested in speculative fiction, with the occasional mimetic fiction or non-fiction title sneaking in.

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  • "I'm inclined to like this story ver..."

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    An interesting story set in a future world, deftly revealed through the eyes of the young, first person protagonist. We follow his emergence from the protective shell of his religious upbringing into the wider world of a space station of some kind, populated with all manner of interesting characters, and on through his growth in awareness of what exactly he has been sheltered from, and finally on to a satisfying conclusion.

    The production quality was quite good as well, with short refrains of mood music separating the chapters.

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    Inclination: A Far Future Novella

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    • By William Shunn
    • Narrated By William Shunn
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    Jude Plane is just a typical teenage boy: if you happen to live in a cloistered religious enclave on a giant space station, that is. Jude's faith forbids him from using advanced technology, but that resolve will be put to the test when his father sends him to work outside the enclave, unloading freight at the station's hub. There Jude will make friends stranger than any he's known, and find himself confronted by choices he couldn't have imagined just days earlier.

    Samuel Montgomery-Blinn says: "I'm inclined to like this story very much."
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  • The Robert Stanek Short Story & Novella Collection

    "A MUST for your audio collection!"

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    What more can you ask for? Two novellas, two short stories, and a cool extra. In short, simply fabulous. If this book in anyway piques your interest, then you definitely should select it.

Eugene

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  • "Fantastic"

    82 of 90 helpful votes

    Hands down, the best written and best narrated Audible book I've heard yet. I found the writing clean and precise and thoroughly enjoyable. The books has four well told and well written stories.

    The stories have something for everyone whether you like mystery, action, scifi, adventure. "Magic Lands" is a fun adventure. "August Rains" is sad and haunting in its own way. "Silence is Golden" really makes you think. "Absolutes" had me on the edge of my seat.

    I had trouble getting out of the car. I think this might be at the top of my list at the moment for favorite audiobooks. Enjoy!

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    The Robert Stanek Short Story & Novella Collection

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Robert Stanek
    Overall
    (161)
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    (10)
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    (8)

    Enter the spell-binding worlds of best-selling author Robert Stanek and dream a new dream. The book contains two novellas, two short stories and a special feature exclusive.

    Eugene says: "Fantastic"

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  • 4.3 (70 ratings)
    Speaking in Tongues (






UNABRIDGED) by Neil Gaiman Narrated by Neil Gaiman

    Speaking in Tongues

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 15 mins)
    • By Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated By Neil Gaiman
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    (58)
    Story
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    In Speaking in Tongues, Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning author Neil Gaiman reads a selection of his own stories and poems, including "The Price", which he says "is more or less true. At least, the narrator...is pretty much me, the house is my house, the cats my cats, and the family is my family."

    Richard says: "Remarkable stories and performance!"
  • 4.3 (38 ratings)
    Warning: Contains Language: Stories and Poems from 'Angels & Visitations' (






UNABRIDGED) by Neil Gaiman Narrated by Neil Gaiman

    Warning: Contains Language: Stories and Poems from 'Angels & Visitations'

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs)
    • By Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated By Neil Gaiman
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    (38)
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    (26)
    Story
    (26)

    Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning author Neil Gaiman reads stories and poems from his collection, Angels and Visitations, including "The Song of the Audience", about which Gaiman says, "I wish I knew when and where I'd written this. I found it one afternoon on the hard disk of my notebook computer. I'd suspect that it had been left there by pixies if it didn't read so much like something I'd written, and if the sentiments did not jibe so well with my own."

  • 3.9 (162 ratings)
    The Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Philip K. Dick Narrated by Anthony Heald, Malcolm Hillgartner, Paul Michael Garcia, G. Valmont Thomas, Scott Brick

    The Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated By Anthony Heald, Malcolm Hillgartner, Paul Michael Garcia, and others
    Overall
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    Story
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    A visionary whose writing broke through the boundaries of the science fiction genre, Philip K. Dick is regarded as a major figure of twentieth-century fiction. In 2007, he became the first science fiction writer to be included in the Library of America Series. Set in various dystopian futures, these stories explore such themes as time travel, artificial/alien intelligence, authority, knowledge and the use or control of it, memory, and the frighteningly malleable nature of what we call "reality."

    James says: "Reality questioned brilliantly!"
  • 4.0 (161 ratings)
    The Robert Stanek Short Story & Novella Collection (






UNABRIDGED) by Robert Stanek

    The Robert Stanek Short Story & Novella Collection

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Robert Stanek
    Overall
    (161)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (8)

    Enter the spell-binding worlds of best-selling author Robert Stanek and dream a new dream. The book contains two novellas, two short stories and a special feature exclusive.

    Eugene says: "Fantastic"
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  • 4.2 (45 ratings)
    Telling Tales (






UNABRIDGED) by Neil Gaiman Narrated by Neil Gaiman

    Telling Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 15 mins)
    • By Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated By Neil Gaiman
    Overall
    (45)
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    (30)
    Story
    (30)

    A collection of stories written and read by Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning author Neil Gaiman, including "A Writer’s Prayer", which he says, "was written shortly before I began American Gods. I knew the first two verses when I began it, and the conclusion was there when I reached it. This is why I love writing."

    Patty says: "DRUM SOUNDS"
  • 4.1 (17 ratings)
    I, Robot (






UNABRIDGED) by Eando Binder Narrated by Bill Mills

    I, Robot

    • UNABRIDGED (52 mins)
    • By Eando Binder
    • Narrated By Bill Mills
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    (17)
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    (10)
    Story
    (11)

    First published in 1938, golden age sf author Eando Binder's I, Robot, about the "confessions" of one Adam Link, a mechanical man, preceded, and according to Isaac Asimov inspired, the more famous later robot series. Later with Binder's permission Asimov "borrowed" the title for the first collection of his robot tales.

    James says: "The Golden Age"
  • 3.7 (103 ratings)
    The Adjustment Bureau (






UNABRIDGED) by Philip K. Dick Narrated by Phil Gigante

    The Adjustment Bureau

    • UNABRIDGED (58 mins)
    • By Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated By Phil Gigante
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (73)
    Story
    (74)

    Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? Ed Fletcher is a real estate agent with a normal life, until one day he leaves the house for work a few minutes later than he should have. He arrives at a terrifying, grey, ash world. Ed rushes home and tells his wife, Ruth, who goes back to the office with him. When they return, everything is normal. But he soon realizes people and objects have subtly changed. Panic-stricken, he runs to a public phone to warn the police, only to have the phone booth ascend heavenward with Fletcher inside....

    John Hall says: "Ripoff - incomplete story - chapter 1 of 3"
  • 3.6 (70 ratings)
    Even the Queen & Other Short Stories (






UNABRIDGED) by Connie Willis Narrated by Connie Willis

    Even the Queen & Other Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Connie Willis
    • Narrated By Connie Willis
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    (70)
    Performance
    (28)
    Story
    (29)

    Included are these stories: "Even the Queen"; "At the Rialto"; "Death on the Nile"; "Why the World Didn't End Last Tuesday"; and "Close Encounter".

    Monika says: "Nice to hear the author"
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  • 3.7 (29 ratings)
    Rescue Party: When the World Ends Series, Volume I (






UNABRIDGED) by Arthur C. Clarke Narrated by Jim Gallant

    Rescue Party: When the World Ends Series, Volume I

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 11 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated By Jim Gallant
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    A spaceship crew from an advanced alien civilization notices that Earth faces imminent destruction as its sun begins to explode. With time rapidly ticking down, the crew desperately searches a now-desolate planet for any possible human survivors.

    Sally Ann Rival says: "Leaves one wanting more, in a good way!"
  • 3.6 (25 ratings)
    We, Robots (






UNABRIDGED) by Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, Dominic Green, Daryl Gregory, Ian McDonald, Michael Swanwick Narrated by Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton

    We, Robots

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, and others
    • Narrated By Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (14)

    This is a collection of seven contemporary robot tales written by some of today's most acclaimed science fiction authors. A sentient war machine combs a beach for trinkets to create memorials for its fallen comrades in the Hugo Award-winning story, "Tideline", by Elizabeth Bear. In "Balancing Accounts", by James Cambias, a small-time independent robotic space tug is hired by a mysterious client for a voyage between two of Saturn's moons.

    James says: "Not Good"
  • Speaking in Tongues (






UNABRIDGED) by Neil Gaiman Narrated by Neil Gaiman

    Speaking in Tongues

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 15 mins)
    • By Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated By Neil Gaiman
    Overall
    (70)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (58)

    In Speaking in Tongues, Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning author Neil Gaiman reads a selection of his own stories and poems, including "The Price", which he says "is more or less true. At least, the narrator...is pretty much me, the house is my house, the cats my cats, and the family is my family."

    Richard says: "Remarkable stories and performance!"
  • The Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Philip K. Dick Narrated by Anthony Heald, Malcolm Hillgartner, Paul Michael Garcia, G. Valmont Thomas, Scott Brick

    The Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated By Anthony Heald, Malcolm Hillgartner, Paul Michael Garcia, and others
    Overall
    (162)
    Performance
    (66)
    Story
    (69)

    A visionary whose writing broke through the boundaries of the science fiction genre, Philip K. Dick is regarded as a major figure of twentieth-century fiction. In 2007, he became the first science fiction writer to be included in the Library of America Series. Set in various dystopian futures, these stories explore such themes as time travel, artificial/alien intelligence, authority, knowledge and the use or control of it, memory, and the frighteningly malleable nature of what we call "reality."

    James says: "Reality questioned brilliantly!"
  • Isle of the Sleeper: The Outer Twilight Series, Volume II (






ABRIDGED) by Edmond Hamilton Narrated by Jim Gallant, Jamie Zimmerman

    Isle of the Sleeper: The Outer Twilight Series, Volume II

    • ABRIDGED (36 mins)
    • By Edmond Hamilton
    • Narrated By Jim Gallant, Jamie Zimmerman
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    (2)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    Curiosity stirred as they inched forward. Then sharp wonder took over. They stood at the edge of a perfectly circular clear space in the hushed green glade. In the center of the sun-lit circle lay a low square dais of dazzling crystal. On the dais stood a low copper couch with strangely carved sides. And on the couch, wrapped in a robe of golden cloth, ornamented with black figures, lay the motionless figure of a man. They stood wide-eyed in fearful awe.

    Maliboo says: "Mysterious Island"
  • We, Robots (






UNABRIDGED) by Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, Dominic Green, Daryl Gregory, Ian McDonald, Michael Swanwick Narrated by Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton

    We, Robots

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, and others
    • Narrated By Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (14)

    This is a collection of seven contemporary robot tales written by some of today's most acclaimed science fiction authors. A sentient war machine combs a beach for trinkets to create memorials for its fallen comrades in the Hugo Award-winning story, "Tideline", by Elizabeth Bear. In "Balancing Accounts", by James Cambias, a small-time independent robotic space tug is hired by a mysterious client for a voyage between two of Saturn's moons.

    James says: "Not Good"
  •  
  • The Robert Stanek Short Story & Novella Collection (






UNABRIDGED) by Robert Stanek

    The Robert Stanek Short Story & Novella Collection

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Robert Stanek
    Overall
    (161)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (8)

    Enter the spell-binding worlds of best-selling author Robert Stanek and dream a new dream. The book contains two novellas, two short stories and a special feature exclusive.

    Eugene says: "Fantastic"
  • Rescue Party: When the World Ends Series, Volume I (






UNABRIDGED) by Arthur C. Clarke Narrated by Jim Gallant

    Rescue Party: When the World Ends Series, Volume I

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 11 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated By Jim Gallant
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    A spaceship crew from an advanced alien civilization notices that Earth faces imminent destruction as its sun begins to explode. With time rapidly ticking down, the crew desperately searches a now-desolate planet for any possible human survivors.

    Sally Ann Rival says: "Leaves one wanting more, in a good way!"
  • The Four-Sided Triangle (






UNABRIDGED) by William F. Temple Narrated by Tim Rowe

    The Four-Sided Triangle

    • UNABRIDGED (53 mins)
    • By William F. Temple
    • Narrated By Tim Rowe
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    Joan Leeton was certainly a lovely girl. A perfect girl for an English scientist to fall in love with. Unfortunately for Will Fredericks and Bill Josephs that's exactly what happened, to both of them - and to the same girl too, Joan! But they were no ordinary scientists, and they created the most marvelous invention. A device that could perfectly replicate anything. But could it replicate a lovely girl named Joan Leeton? Could they create a love triangle with four people?

  • Warning: Contains Language: Stories and Poems from 'Angels & Visitations' (






UNABRIDGED) by Neil Gaiman Narrated by Neil Gaiman

    Warning: Contains Language: Stories and Poems from 'Angels & Visitations'

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs)
    • By Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated By Neil Gaiman
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (26)
    Story
    (26)

    Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning author Neil Gaiman reads stories and poems from his collection, Angels and Visitations, including "The Song of the Audience", about which Gaiman says, "I wish I knew when and where I'd written this. I found it one afternoon on the hard disk of my notebook computer. I'd suspect that it had been left there by pixies if it didn't read so much like something I'd written, and if the sentiments did not jibe so well with my own."

  •  
  • The Adjustment Bureau (






UNABRIDGED) by Philip K. Dick Narrated by Phil Gigante

    The Adjustment Bureau

    • UNABRIDGED (58 mins)
    • By Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated By Phil Gigante
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (73)
    Story
    (74)

    Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? Ed Fletcher is a real estate agent with a normal life, until one day he leaves the house for work a few minutes later than he should have. He arrives at a terrifying, grey, ash world. Ed rushes home and tells his wife, Ruth, who goes back to the office with him. When they return, everything is normal. But he soon realizes people and objects have subtly changed. Panic-stricken, he runs to a public phone to warn the police, only to have the phone booth ascend heavenward with Fletcher inside....

    John Hall says: "Ripoff - incomplete story - chapter 1 of 3"
  • I, Robot (






UNABRIDGED) by Eando Binder Narrated by Bill Mills

    I, Robot

    • UNABRIDGED (52 mins)
    • By Eando Binder
    • Narrated By Bill Mills
    Overall
    (17)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (11)

    First published in 1938, golden age sf author Eando Binder's I, Robot, about the "confessions" of one Adam Link, a mechanical man, preceded, and according to Isaac Asimov inspired, the more famous later robot series. Later with Binder's permission Asimov "borrowed" the title for the first collection of his robot tales.

    James says: "The Golden Age"
  • Telling Tales (






UNABRIDGED) by Neil Gaiman Narrated by Neil Gaiman

    Telling Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 15 mins)
    • By Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated By Neil Gaiman
    Overall
    (45)
    Performance
    (30)
    Story
    (30)

    A collection of stories written and read by Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-winning author Neil Gaiman, including "A Writer’s Prayer", which he says, "was written shortly before I began American Gods. I knew the first two verses when I began it, and the conclusion was there when I reached it. This is why I love writing."

    Patty says: "DRUM SOUNDS"
  • Even the Queen & Other Short Stories (






UNABRIDGED) by Connie Willis Narrated by Connie Willis

    Even the Queen & Other Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Connie Willis
    • Narrated By Connie Willis
    Overall
    (70)
    Performance
    (28)
    Story
    (29)

    Included are these stories: "Even the Queen"; "At the Rialto"; "Death on the Nile"; "Why the World Didn't End Last Tuesday"; and "Close Encounter".

    Monika says: "Nice to hear the author"
  • The Adjustment Bureau (






UNABRIDGED) by Philip K. Dick Narrated by Phil Gigante

    The Adjustment Bureau

    • UNABRIDGED (58 mins)
    • By Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated By Phil Gigante
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (73)
    Story
    (74)

    Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? Ed Fletcher is a real estate agent with a normal life, until one day he leaves the house for work a few minutes later than he should have. He arrives at a terrifying, grey, ash world. Ed rushes home and tells his wife, Ruth, who goes back to the office with him. When they return, everything is normal. But he soon realizes people and objects have subtly changed. Panic-stricken, he runs to a public phone to warn the police, only to have the phone booth ascend heavenward with Fletcher inside....

    John Hall says: "Ripoff - incomplete story - chapter 1 of 3"
  • People of the Dark: The Weird Works of R. E. Howard, Volume 2 (






UNABRIDGED) by Robert E. Howard Narrated by Wayne June, Brian Holsopple, Gary Kobler, Bob Barnes, Charles McKibben

    People of the Dark: The Weird Works of R. E. Howard, Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Wayne June, Brian Holsopple, Gary Kobler, and others
    Overall
    (0)
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    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    The second volume of The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard. Meticulously restored to their original magazine texts from the pulp magazine Weird Tales, this volume contains the short stories "The Black Stone", "Children of the Night", "The Dark Man", "The Footfalls Within", "Gods of Gal-Sagoth", "Horror from the Mound", "Kings of the Night", "The Last Day", "People of the Dark", "The Song of the Mad Minstrel" and "The Thing on the Roof".

  • We, Robots (






UNABRIDGED) by Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, Dominic Green, Daryl Gregory, Ian McDonald, Michael Swanwick Narrated by Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton

    We, Robots

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, and others
    • Narrated By Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (14)

    This is a collection of seven contemporary robot tales written by some of today's most acclaimed science fiction authors. A sentient war machine combs a beach for trinkets to create memorials for its fallen comrades in the Hugo Award-winning story, "Tideline", by Elizabeth Bear. In "Balancing Accounts", by James Cambias, a small-time independent robotic space tug is hired by a mysterious client for a voyage between two of Saturn's moons.

    James says: "Not Good"
  • Four Years, Five Seasons (






UNABRIDGED) by Peter S. Beagle Narrated by Peter S. Beagle

    Four Years, Five Seasons

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 58 mins)
    • By Peter S. Beagle
    • Narrated By Peter S. Beagle
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    Seasonally-themed fantasy stories by Peter S. Beagle, all set during his teen years growing up in the Bronx (1950-1954). Each story advances one season and one year at a time, from spring ("The Stickball Witch") to summer ("Mr. McCaslin") to autumn ("The Rock in the Park") to winter ("Marty and the Messenger"), then finally concluding with "The Fifth Season," a beautifully moving story that ties past and future together in a single night.

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  • From Twilight Till Dawn: Great Vampire Stories (






UNABRIDGED) by Tanith Lee, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Esther Friesner, Barbara Hambly, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Narrated by Susan Anspach, Karesa McElheny, Joe Barrett, Stephanie Beacham, Richard Cox, Loretta Swit

    From Twilight Till Dawn: Great Vampire Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Tanith Lee, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Esther Friesner, and others
    • Narrated By Susan Anspach, Karesa McElheny, Joe Barrett, and others
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    Are vampires a bloodthirsty menace to mankind? Or simply misunderstood creatures struggling to survive? After hearing these six entertaining stories, you'll be able to decide for yourself. From the horrifying to the humorous, some of today's finest authors share stories about one of the oldest imagined evils, the vampire. From Tanith Lee's chilling story to Esther Friesner's comic tale of rival teens trying to best one another, these stories bring vampires to (un)life, in all their majesty and terror.

    Amanda says: "Repackaged!!"
  • Institute of Antiquities: The Secret of the Crystal Balls (Episode 1) (






UNABRIDGED) by Barbara Goldstein Narrated by Barbara Goldstein

    Institute of Antiquities: The Secret of the Crystal Balls (Episode 1)

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 20 mins)
    • By Barbara Goldstein
    • Narrated By Barbara Goldstein
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    The Institute team gets its first item from the secret warehouse, another crystal ball, and the team discovers the secret of the crystal balls.

    Priscilla says: "Don't buy this"
  • The Cure (






UNABRIDGED) by K. Anderson Yancy Narrated by Don Hohman, Heather Wood, Kevin Yancy, K. Anderson Yancy

    The Cure

    • UNABRIDGED (14 mins)
    • By K. Anderson Yancy
    • Narrated By Don Hohman, Heather Wood, Kevin Yancy, and others
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    On the day of his execution for the murder of his wife - a nanogeneticist ithe midst of developing a medical system that could cure nearly every disease and make death a thing of fables - a man confesses that he did not kill her because he was jealous of her accomplishments, but because her system was not the greatest gift humanity could ever have, but the greatest curse.

  • Eat Me! (






UNABRIDGED) by K. Anderson Yancy Narrated by Don Hohman, Heather Wood, Kevin Yancy, K. Anderson Yancy

    Eat Me!

    • UNABRIDGED (33 mins)
    • By K. Anderson Yancy
    • Narrated By Don Hohman, Heather Wood, Kevin Yancy, and others
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    Locked in a vast and hopeless intergalactic war with a militarily superior species determined to turn all of humanity into their cattle, a military commander forges an alliance with the creatures' oldest enemy and learns that revenge is a dish best shared.

    Barnaby says: "Junk story, unlistenable performance."
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  • DELISA: DErivative LIfe SApien (






UNABRIDGED) by K. Anderson Yancy Narrated by Alyssa Boyle, Joy Hricko, Michael Hricko, Patrick ODriscoll, Anne Welles, Robert Michael Kane, K. Anderson Yancy

    DELISA: DErivative LIfe SApien

    • UNABRIDGED (33 mins)
    • By K. Anderson Yancy
    • Narrated By Alyssa Boyle, Joy Hricko, Michael Hricko, and others
    Overall
    (1)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    When the U.S. Supreme Court determines the fate of genetically engineered beings - whether they're humans or animals - humanity learns that the law is truly a double edged sword. Delisa provides a first glimpse of a problem that does not yet exist, but one day will. we infuse plants with animal DNA, animals with plant DNA. When we start doing it to humans, what do they become?

  • The Four-Sided Triangle (






UNABRIDGED) by William F. Temple Narrated by Tim Rowe

    The Four-Sided Triangle

    • UNABRIDGED (53 mins)
    • By William F. Temple
    • Narrated By Tim Rowe
    Overall
    (0)
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    (0)
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    Joan Leeton was certainly a lovely girl. A perfect girl for an English scientist to fall in love with. Unfortunately for Will Fredericks and Bill Josephs that's exactly what happened, to both of them - and to the same girl too, Joan! But they were no ordinary scientists, and they created the most marvelous invention. A device that could perfectly replicate anything. But could it replicate a lovely girl named Joan Leeton? Could they create a love triangle with four people?

  • The Night of the Long Knives (






UNABRIDGED) by Fritz Leiber Narrated by Mark Douglas Nelson

    The Night of the Long Knives

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Fritz Leiber
    • Narrated By Mark Douglas Nelson
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    When Ray Baker meets a woman on his sojourn, he doesn't know if he wants to kill her or sleep with her. Ray doesn't understand his urge to murder. But he feels it like all the other Deathlanders. Just as he knows the girl feels it. Laying down their arsenal of weapons will leave them both vulnerable. The cost of a moment of intimacy may lead to the last moments of their lives. And what to do when the act is over, and both their minds turn back to murder.