Van Allen Plexico
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Van Allen Plexico

Van Allen Plexico won the 2017 "Novel of the Year" award from the Pulp Factory Awards in Chicago for his superhero novel, SENTINELS: THE DARK CRUSADE; the same award in 2015 for his space opera/Military SF novel, LEGION III: KINGS OF OBLIVION, and the "Anthology of the Year" award for PRIDE OF THE MOHICANS. He has twice been nominated for "Pulp Writer of the Year" and won "Best New Character" at PulpArk 2012.

He is best known for his "Sentinels" superhero novel series, his "Shattering" space opera series, and the books he has co-authored about Marvel's AVENGERS and about Auburn University football history.

He has co-created and written the adventures of many classic and new pulp characters, including Sherlock Holmes, the Griffon, Mars McCoy, John Blackthorn, and Gideon Cain: Demon Hunter.

He is also host of the Parsec Awards-nominated White Rocket Podcast, discussing popular culture, the Avengers Assemble Podcast, and the very popular AU Wishbone, an Auburn football podcast.

His books have been incorporated into reading programs for young people in libraries in several states. He lives in Illinois and serves as an Associate Professor at Southwestern Illinois College. Follow him on Twitter: @VanAllenPlexico and on Facebook at Van Allen Plexico.

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    • Vegas Heist

    • By: Van Allen Plexico
    • Narrated by: Pete Milan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    It's the holiday season of 1965, and the fabulous Caesars Palace resort and casino is about to open in Las Vegas. And its vault is filled to bursting with cash. John Harper and Saul "Salsa" Salzman roll into town with inside information: a secret way into the casino leading to the vault....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant a good listen/read

    • By Rayc on 12-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sentinels

    • When Strikes the Warlord, Volume 1
    • By: Van Allen Plexico
    • Narrated by: Pete Milan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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    The power-mad Warlord stands poised to conquer - or destroy - the universe itself. Can anyone stand in his way?....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Right from the Silver Age!

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-15-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sherlock Holmes - Consulting Detective, Volume 1

    • By: Aaron Smith, Van Plexico, Andrew Salmon, and others
    • Narrated by: George Kuch
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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    A famous soccer player is found dead in the clubhouse. An unidentified stowaway is murdered aboard a US Navy warship while another man is found asphyxiated....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific Classic Holmes Tales

    • By Ron Fortier on 04-17-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lucian: Dark God's Homecoming

    • The Above, Volume 1
    • By: Van Allen Plexico
    • Narrated by: Richard Coombs
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    Lucian must clear his own name and find the true culprit, even as his brother and sister gods do everything in their power to capture and destroy him....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun!

    • By Jimbo Phillips on 09-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sentinels: A Distant Star

    • The Sentinels, Volume 2
    • By: Van Allen Plexico
    • Narrated by: Pete Milan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Having saved the world from the sinister Warlord, Esro Brachis wanted nothing more than to relax and work on his wondrous suit of armor. Then the superpower-adapting robot attacked....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The battle never ended, Sentinels must be vigilant

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-22-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Monster Aces

    • By: Jim Beard, Ron Fortier, Barry Reese, and others
    • Narrated by: William Turbett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Having selflessly abandoned their identities, their pasts and their futures, the Monster Aces are all that stand between humanity and the fell creatures that lurk in the shadows....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sentinels: Apocalypse Rising

    • Sentinels Superhero Novels, Vol. 3
    • By: Van Allen Plexico
    • Narrated by: Pete Milan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Trapped between a horde of superpower-adapting robots intent on devouring the planet, and an alien starfleet determined to wipe out both the robots AND the Earth, Pulsar and the Sentinels must find a way to defeat BOTH monumental menaces....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What I would consider to be a great miniseries

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-27-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mars McCoy - Space Ranger, Volume 2

    • By: James Palmer, Van Allen Plexico
    • Narrated by: Patrick Nolan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    When the universe is imperiled, the call goes out to the brave men, women and robots of the Space Rangers....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Gideon Cain

    • By: Van Allen Plexico, Ian Watson, Scott Harris, and others
    • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here are seven new tales of Puritan swordsman Gideon Cain the Demon Hunter by Scott Harris, Brian Zavitz, and more....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lance Star: Sky Ranger, Volume 3

    • By: Bobby Nash, Bernadette Johnson, Van Allen Plexico, and others
    • Narrated by: Stuart Gauffi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pulp Aviation Ace, Lance Star takes off for another thrilled packed collection of four brand new action tales. In this third volume, Lance and his Sky Rangers face off against....

    Regular price: $19.95

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