Martha Wells
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Martha Wells

Martha Wells has written many fantasy novels, including The Books of the Raksura series (beginning with The Cloud Roads), the Ile-Rien series (including The Death of the Necromancer) as well as YA fantasy novels, short stories, media tie-ins (for Star Wars and Stargate: Atlantis), and non-fiction. Her most recent fantasy novel is The Harbors of the Sun in 2017, the final novel in The Books of the Raksura series. She has a new series of SF novellas, The Murderbot Diaries, published by Tor.com in 2017 and 2018. She was also the lead writer for the story team of Magic: the Gathering's Dominaria expansion in 2018. She has won a Nebula Award, a Hugo Award, an ALA/YALSA Alex Award, a Locus Award, and her work has appeared on the Philip K. Dick Award ballot, the USA Today Bestseller List, and the New York Times Bestseller List. Her books have been published in eleven languages.

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    • All Systems Red

    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,058
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,692
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,691

    All Systems Red is the tense first science fiction adventure novella in Martha Wells' series The Murderbot Diaries. For fans of Westworld and Ex Machina....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I just wish all four stories were one book...

    • By Garrett Stone on 11-05-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Artificial Condition

    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,855
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,710
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,704

    It has a dark past - one in which a number of humans were killed. A past that caused it to christen itself "Murderbot." But it has only vague memories of the massacre that spawned that title, and it wants to know more....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome but painfully short.

    • By Brian Barry on 09-05-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Rogue Protocol

    • The Murderbot Diaries, Book 3
    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,199
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,113

    The case against the too-big-to-fail GrayCris Corporation is floundering, and more importantly, authorities are beginning to ask more questions about where Dr. Mensah's SecUnit is. And Murderbot would rather those questions went away. For good....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Murderbot Keeps On Keeping On

    • By Michael Hicks on 10-19-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Exit Strategy

    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,108
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,012
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,011

    Murderbot wasn't programmed to care. So its decision to help the only human who ever showed it respect must be a system glitch....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New favorite series! Best I've read in YEARS!!!

    • By Jaime on 10-02-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Cloud Roads

    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 890
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 804

    Moon has spent his life hiding what he is - a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very original but flawed

    • By David on 06-22-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Element of Fire

    • Ile-Rien Series, Book 1
    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    The kingdom of Ile-Rien lies in peril, menaced by sorcerous threats and devious court intrigues....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Different Take on High Fantasy

    • By Tango on 12-08-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Gods of H. P. Lovecraft

    • By: Rachel Caine, Seanan McGuire, Laird Barron, and others
    • Narrated by: David Stifel, uncredited
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 381
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 350
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 348

    A brand new anthology that collects the 12 principal deities of the Lovecraftian Mythos and sets them loose....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • H.P. Lovecraft's Mysteries Revealed & Explained!

    • By Old Man Parker on 11-16-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Razor's Edge

    • Star Wars: Empire and Rebellion, Book 1
    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 570
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 536
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 535

    Times are desperate for the Rebel Alliance. Harassment by the Empire and a shortage of vital supplies are hindering completion of a new secret base on the ice planet Hoth....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, Adequate Narrator.

    • By Pamela on 09-29-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • City of Bones

    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Khat, a member of a humanoid race created by the Ancients to survive in the Waste, and Sagai, his human partner, are relic dealers working on the edge of society....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet story great characters

    • By Fletter on 12-23-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Wizard Hunters

    • Fall of Ile-Rien, Book 1
    • By: Martha Wells
    • Narrated by: Talmadge Ragan
    • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Ile-Rien is in peril. A mysterious army known only as the Gardier has surrounded the country, attacking in ominous black airships....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorite books

    • By Amy on 03-24-14

    Regular price: $34.99

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