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    • A Slave Is a Slave

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There has always been strong sympathy for the poor, meek, downtrodden slave - the kindly little man, oppressed by cruel and overbearing masters. Could it possibly have been misplaced? A classic science fiction novelette by H. Beam Piper, first published in Analog Science Fact-Science Fiction in 1962.

    Regular price: $5.99

    • Null-ABC

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    There's some reaction these days that holds scientists responsible for war. Take it one step further: What happens if "book-learnin'" is held responsible? A classic science fiction novelette by H. Beam Piper, first published in Astounding Science Fiction in 1953.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not A Fan of This One...

    • By Niels J. Rasmussen on 07-25-15

    Regular price: $14.27

    • Talents Incorporated

    • By: Murray Leinster
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The remorseless aggressors had everything in the galaxy on their side - except the little idiosyncrasies of the human mind. The brutal Mekinese have launched a surprise attack on the helpless planet Kandar. The only hope: the unusual abilities of Talents, Incorporated. Science meets psi in this classic tale by Murray Leinster.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fun Space Opera, Poorly read

    • By Joel D Offenberg on 02-15-15

    Regular price: $11.86

    • The Ghost Pirates

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Mysterious deaths and disappearances on a doomed ship on its final voyage. Another ship appears out of nowhere, then vanishes. A single survivor of the Mortzestus gives his account of terror and haunting on the high seas in this classic tale by master writer William Hope Hodgson.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Strange Tides

    • By David S. Mathew on 04-21-17

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Creatures of the Abyss

    • By: Murray Leinster
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Harry Shaw performs this classic science fiction from master writer Murray Leinster. Something lurks in the depths of the Luzon Deep off the Philippine Islands. Something unearthly. Perhaps sinister. Entire ships disappear. Schools of fish go mad. Denizens of the deep come to the surface, perhaps on a mission. But from what? And why? Radar expert Terry Holt and the crew of the Esperance seek answers to these questions, and perhaps don’t want to the know the truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing more

    • By Caleb morris on 07-17-18

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Star Hunter

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A criminal plot, a kidnapped youth, and a sinister intelligence on an alien world. Out-Hunter Ras Hume has a plan to steal a fortune with a shadowy underworld character, but the plot goes awry on the supposedly open world of Jumala, which is not as open as it seemed. A classic science fiction novella by sci-fi master Andre Norton.

    Regular price: $11.42

    • The Hour of the Dragon

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Conan has become King of Aquilonia by slaying its previous king, Numedides. However, Numedides’ heir, Valerius, seeks to depose Conan and assume the throne using the dark powers of Xaltotun, an ancient sorcerer resurrected by Valerius. Follow Conan’s adventures through the lands of Hyboria to retrieve the magic Heart of Ahriman in order to defeat Xaltotun and regain his kingdom!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • blown away

    • By Anthony Nadeau on 05-22-15

    Regular price: $12.57

    • The People of the Black Circle

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Conan the Barbarian battles the Black Seers of Yimsha to defeat their nefarious plot of world domination in this classic story by famed fantasy writer Robert E. Howard. One of the original novellas featuring Conan, and published as a serial in Weird Tales magazine in 1934.

    Regular price: $7.66

    • Flight from Tomorrow

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hunted and hated in two worlds, Hradzka dreamed of a monomaniac's glory, stranded in the past with his knowledge of the future, but he didn't know the past quite well enough. A classic science fiction novelette by H. Beam Piper, first published in 1950 in Future magazine.

    Regular price: $4.99

    • Gold in the Sky

    • By: Alan E Nourse
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Brothers Greg and Tom Hunter are shocked at the news that their father Roger had died in an accident while prospecting for ore in the Asteroid Belt, but a too-generous buy-out offer from the powerful but unethical Jupiter Equilateral Corporation suggests it may not have been an accident at all. Roger had hit something big - really big - and Greg and Tom want to find out what. But will they live long enough to solve the mystery out in the lawless Belt with an evil corporation poised to jump their claim?

    Regular price: $11.42

    • Puppet Master

    • By: John Dalmas
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In an alternate time line, technology has advanced civilization where within a few years the world is several centuries ahead. Even though advanced, crime still happens, only now criminals have new ways to cover their tracks. Private eye Martti Seppanen tracks crooks in a Los Angeles that noir detectives would hardly recognize. What happens when the murderer is someone who can control other people mentally? When the murder weapon is a bioengineered disease?

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mercenary

    • By: Mack Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Every status-quo-caste society in history has left open two roads to rise above your caste: The Priest and The Warrior. But in a society of TV and tranquilizers-the Warrior acquires a strange new meaning. Welcome to the future according to science fiction master Mack Reynolds, where the population is kept happy with drugs and fake wars, and there is only one way to get ahead...

    Regular price: $9.76

    • Shadows in Zamboula

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Conan the Barbarian spends a night in a cheap tavern in Zamboula, and is swept up in a dark world of roaming cannibals, a naked woman and her deranged lover, the strangler Baal-pteor and the evil high priest he serves.

    Regular price: $7.66

    • Mckenzie's New World

    • By: Bennie Rose
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    An apocalyptic event by a biological attack causes life as we know it to cease to exist. The world, now in chaos, throws society into a time reminiscent of colonial America. The country, divided into domains, is controlled by different cultures from the old civilization.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Action Packed and Full of Adventure!

    • By MJoBowl on 09-26-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Naudsonce

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bishop Berkeley's famous question about the sound of a falling tree may have no standing in Science. But there is a highly interesting question about "sound" that Science needs to consider... A classic science fiction novelette by H. Beam Piper, first published in Analog Science Fact-Science Fiction in 1962.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Unwise Child

    • By: Randall Garrett
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own superbombs, it becomes obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be. And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his designer, and Leda Crannon, a child psychologist acting as Snookums’ nursemaid, agree to set up Operation Brainchild, a plan to transport the robot to a far distant planet. Mike the Angel has devised the power plant that is to propel the space ship Branchell to its secret destination, complete with its unusual cargo.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Hill of Dreams

    • By: Arthur Machen
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Considered Machen’s most important and moving work, The Hill of Dreams tells the story of aspiring author Lucian Taylor and his fascination with a relic Roman fort near his hometown in Wales. The story follows Taylor’s real-life explorations, through dream-like memories, and finally obsession and fantasy that will lead to Taylor’s ultimate doom. Arthur Machen was a major influence on many early-20th Century fantasy and horror writers, including H. P. Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Lord Dunsany, and David Lindsay.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Major work by Arthur Machen

    • By Mark on 05-10-14

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Green Odyssey

    • By: Philip Jose Farmer
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Alan Green, space-wrecked on a populated but backward planet, has survived for two years as a slave with no hope of rescue. Then, one day, news of spacemen landing in a remote city gives him his only chance of ever returning home. All he has to do is escape slavery, travel thousands of miles, free the spacers from prison before they are executed, and get aboard their spaceship.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • SOFT, WARM, FIRMLY CURVED BODY

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 06-02-16

    Regular price: $14.27

    • The Last Billable Hour

    • By: Susan Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Welcome to the Silicon Valley law firm of Tweedmore & Slyde, where multi-million-dollar deals are the order of the day, ambition runs high, and stabbing a colleague in the back could be taken all too literally.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Written in 1989, this novel is a marvelous find

    • By Wayne on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cosmic Computer

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Poictesme is known as the junkyard planet. A poor, sparse population ekes out a meager existence by scavenging the remains of abandoned military bases left behind after the last interstellar war. Young Conn Maxwell returns from school on Terra with the news that Merlin, a military super-computer, may be among the spoils, which they think might be their ticket out of poverty. But is Merlin just a myth? And if they find it, will it make them rich, or tear them apart?

    Regular price: $24.95

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