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  • From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler | E. L. Konigsburg

    From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By E. L. Konigsburg
    • Narrated By Jill Clayburgh
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    When suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run from somewhere she wants to run to somewhere--to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and preferably elegant. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Knowing that her younger brother, Jamie, has money and thus can help her with the serious cash flow problem she invites him along.

    Bonny says: "How to be different on the inside, where it counts"
  • The Apocalypse: The Undead World Novel 1 (Volume 1) | Peter Meredith

    The Apocalypse: The Undead World Novel 1 (Volume 1)

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Peter Meredith
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Greed, terrorism, and simple bad luck conspire to bring mankind to its knees as a viral infection spreads out of control, reducing those infected to undead horrors that feed upon the rest. It's a time of misery and death for most, however there are some who are lucky, some who are fast, and some who are just too damned tough to go down without a fight. This is their story.

    Gregory says: "Decent story at heart, cluttered by author issues"
  • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 60-Episode Set |  PDQ AudioWorks,Arthur Conan Doyle

    The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 60-Episode Set

    • ORIGINAL (28 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By PDQ AudioWorks, Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated By Basil Rathbone
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    The world-famous sleuth is back in this astounding 60-episode collection (many previously believed to have been lost) direct from the original radio broadcasts. Featuring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, this collection contains nearly 30 hours of Old Time Radio broadcasting at its best. Digitally remastered from the original broadcast recordings, this amazing set is a true collector's item for Sherlock Holmes fans everywhere!

    Matthew says: "Out of order stories, but a good listen"
  • Centering Prayer: Renewing an Ancient Christian Prayer Form | M. Basil Pennington

    Centering Prayer: Renewing an Ancient Christian Prayer Form

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By M. Basil Pennington
    • Narrated By David L. Abbott
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    Centering Prayer is a practical guide to the interior experience of being in God's presence. It offers Christians an approach that brings together Eastern traditions of the early Church and the spirituality of the world today. Fr. Pennington offers guidance on how to pray, meditate, and overcome personal obstacles to prayer.

    William says: "Best Centering Prayer Information available"
  • Appetizers of the Gods: The Brothers Four, Book One | Basil Sands

    Appetizers of the Gods: The Brothers Four, Book One

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Basil Sands
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Colin Farnsworth was a loser. Eking an existence from writing cheap sci-fi novels and the few dollars he makes at Fantasy Underworld card game tournaments, he lives in the house where he grew up. His only companion is Heimdall, a three pound Yorkie with big plans. Until, that is, The Brothers Four arrive on his doorstep looking for rooms to rent and with a giant troll in pursuit

    anne says: "SUPER CUTE!!!! LOVED IT!!!!"
  • Apocalypse Rising: Chaos in the Middle East, the Fall of the West, and Other Signs of the End Times | Timothy Dailey

    Apocalypse Rising: Chaos in the Middle East, the Fall of the West, and Other Signs of the End Times

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Timothy Dailey
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    A revealing look at the signs of the end-time. After decades of researching biblical prophecy, best-selling author Timothy Dailey warns that end-time events are closer than we realize. Connecting the dots between history, archeological findings, firsthand accounts, and Scripture, Dr. Dailey shows that malevolent forces are converging to trigger the end of human history.

  • The Nightmare Frontier | Stephen Mark Rainey

    The Nightmare Frontier

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Stephen Mark Rainey
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The town of Silver Ridge, West Virginia, has disappeared from the face of the earth. To the outside world, a chasm of impenetrable mist is all that remains of the town. But inside Silver Ridge, the nightmare is just beginning. Confined by this unimaginable barrier, the townspeople find themselves confronted by the denizens of a distant dimension: horrifying creatures that intend to transform the valley town into their own outpost.

    Kim Venatries says: "It Has It's Moments..."
  • The Apocalypse Renegades: The Undead World Series, Book 5 | Peter Meredith

    The Apocalypse Renegades: The Undead World Series, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Peter Meredith
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Nothing is simple anymore in the new undead world. Crossing a road, making tea, meeting new people, all can turn deadly in a twitch of an eye. For the Renegades, who are unarmed and hounded over half the state by ruthless bounty hunters, there's only one thing that they can say is simple: dying. Surrounded by enemies and without help from the imprisoned Captain Grey, they flee from one trap into another with little but the wits of Jillybean and Neil's steadfast leadership to keep them alive. But is it enough?

    Johnny Reb says: "WOW!"
  • Fawlty Towers, Volume 1: Basil the Rat | John Cleese,Connie Booth

    Fawlty Towers, Volume 1: Basil the Rat

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By John Cleese, Connie Booth
    • Narrated By John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, and others
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    Four classic BBC TV episodes featuring a newly-added interview with John Cleese.

    Donald says: "The Greatest !"
  • The Reaper Virus | Nathan Barnes

    The Reaper Virus

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Nathan Barnes
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Enjoy the end of the world through the eyes of a desk-bound civil servant. Nathan is a middle-aged father and husband working as a police dispatcher for the campus police of a large university in Richmond, Virginia. During late night working hours he gathers details on the R33PR Virus, dubbed the Reaper Virus, as it spreads from the far reaches of the globe into a pandemic that begins infecting the city around him. As the city rapidly succumbs to the Reaper Virus, Nathan becomes trapped at the police station while his family waits in their barricaded home.

    Mike Naka says: "decent zombie story"
  • The Apocalypse Exile: The War of the Undead, Novel 6 | Peter Meredith

    The Apocalypse Exile: The War of the Undead, Novel 6

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Peter Meredith
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The journey across the zombie-filled country does not get easier for the renegades. The Great Plains, the heartland of America, is now home to vast herds of the undead. These savage hordes sometimes stretch as far as the eye can see. Among them live the Azael - men who have regressed back to the bloody and chaotic roots of our collective ancestors where only the strong or the blood-thirsty survive.

    Johnny Reb says: "Another excellent book in an excellent series"
  • The Apocalypse War: The Undead World, Book 7 | Peter Meredith

    The Apocalypse War: The Undead World, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Peter Meredith
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The people of the Estes Valley have found their peace destroyed as they are attacked by the single greatest army left in the world. Not only do they have to contend with an army of men equipped with the latest hi-tech military gear, they also have to battle a horde of undead half a million strong. But, perhaps worse than all of this, they have to deal with a seven year old girl - Jillybean. Cruelly coerced into helping her enemies, Jillybean bends her mind to the destruction of the valley, the death of kings, and the loss of her own soul.

    Christopher Feltner says: "No greater love than this, that a man lay down his"
  • Mercenary | Piers Anthony

    Mercenary

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Piers Anthony
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    He was driven by violent injustice from his home moon of Callisto - and set forth to claim the epic destiny that would blaze across worlds and time. He saw his family destroyed, his sister carried off into sexual slavery, his beautiful lover killed - and he swore revenge against the murderous pirates who held the Jupiter planetoids in a stranglehold of terror. Fired by raw courage, steeled by young might, he rose in the navy of Jupiter to command a personal squadron loyal to the death.

  • Executive | Piers Anthony

    Executive

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Piers Anthony
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    He was shaping his times as no one before him had dared, mercilessly scouring an entire planet of crime and corruption wherever he found them - and destroying anyone who stood in his way. Absolute dictator of the United States of Jupiter, Hope Hubris was destined to become the most hated and feared man of an era, a tyrant charged with countless heinous acts and sexual cruelties. Yet justice remained his fiercest passion.

    Judith Grimes says: "The story is unusual"
  • The Dead | Mark E. Rogers

    The Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Mark E. Rogers
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    A terrible judge comes like a thief in the night. While the world sleeps, everything changes. In the diseased light of a festering sun, planes drop from the sky, machines sputter and stop, and the graves of the shrieking damned burst open. Angels from hell clothe themselves in the flesh of corpses to form an unholy army. Dreaming of his father hammering his way out of a coffin, Gary Holland is jolted awake by the phone to learn that his father is dead. Bickering over infidelity and religion, the family gathers for the funeral…and confronts hell on earth at the Jersey Shore.

    Russ Dawson says: "One of my all time favorites. Outstanding story!"
  • The Iron Maiden | Piers Anthony

    The Iron Maiden

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Piers Anthony
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    The final installment of the Bio of a Space Tyrant series covers the same period as the first five books but with a twist. The Iron Maiden is told from the point of view of Hope's sister, Spirit. This book fills in the gaps when the two siblings were apart and perfectly wraps up this scintillating series!

  • Friendly Fire | John Gilstrap

    Friendly Fire

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By John Gilstrap
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    It begins with a shocking act of vengeance. Barista Ethan Falk chases a customer into the parking lot and kills him. He tells police that years ago, the older man abducted and tortured him. Then Ethan's story takes an even stranger turn: He says he was rescued by a guy named Scorpion. Of course there is no record of either the kidnapping or the rescue, because Scorpion - Jonathan Grave - operates outside the law and leaves no evidence.

    ScottG says: "Hint: Play at 1.2x speed"
  • Politician | Piers Anthony

    Politician

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Piers Anthony
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    He awoke in a tiny, lightless cell, groping for memory...memory that had been erased. Hope Hubris, Jupiter governor, progressive populist, warrior hero, and presidential candidate...a "mem-washed" tool of the enemy. And if his captors' plan worked, Hope would destroy his own political career, leaving the fate of his planet in the hands of its corrupt presidential incumbent - Tocsin. But Hope Hubris had a destiny to fulfill.

    Thomas Aloi says: "great story."
  • Final Finesse | Karna Small Bodman

    Final Finesse

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Karna Small Bodman
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    Samantha Reid, Deputy Director of The White House Office of Homeland Security, deals with international challenges at the highest levels. The the story unfolds from the explosion of a natural gas pipeline in America’s heartland. Sensing impending disaster, Samantha tries to convince reluctant officials to take action, but they're focused on several other national security threats. When more explosions occur, Samantha teams up with Tripp Adams, the Vice President of GeoGlobal Oil & Gas, to investigate the mystery of continuing sabotage.

    C says: "I highly Recommend"
  • The Apocalypse Outcasts: The Undead World, Novel 3 | Peter Meredith

    The Apocalypse Outcasts: The Undead World, Novel 3

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Peter Meredith
    • Narrated By Basil Sands
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    There are no happily ever afters in the new Undead World. There are no vacations or time-outs or do-overs. There's only the endless daily grind of living or the shockingly horrific fact of death that hangs over every living creature left on the face of the earth. For some, that death lies in a single mistake or a moment of bad luck, or simply in fate. For others, that hard death hounds them day and night, relentlessly.

    anne says: "I CAME INTO THIS SERIES AT THIS BOOK!"
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