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    • Alien: Resurrection

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    Ellen Ripley awakens onboard the space station Auriga. Her last memory is of her own fiery death. And yet she is somehow alive. Ripley discovers that her "resurrection" is a result of an incredible experiment that has altered both her and the creature she has been carrying. To combat the incalculable alien menace, she teams up with a renegade band of space smugglers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Probably the best of the first four novelizations.

    • By Troy on 07-24-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy: Rebel Dawn

    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    When Han Solo wins the Millennium Falcon in a game of sabacc, he and Chewbacca become kings of the smugglers: uncatchable, unstoppable. But with the Empire clamping down, Han knows his luck can't last. Still, when an old girlfriend who is now the leader of an insurgent Rebel group offers him a shot at an incredible fortune, Han can't resist. The plan seems a sure thing. Too bad for Han that smuggler friends can often turn into enemies...quicker than light speed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • UNABRIDGED NOW PLEASE

    • By Chad on 04-21-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy: The Paradise Snare

    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371

    He was a child without a past, a Corellian street urchin, abandoned, foraging for scraps of food, when the cruel Garris Shrike whisked him away to join a nomadic band of space-faring criminals. Now, years later, chafing under Shrike's sadistic tyranny, driven by dreams of adventure and glory, Han fights his way free. His goal: to become an Imperial Navy pilot. But first he needs hands-on experience flying spacecraft, and for that he takes a job on the planet Ylesia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Prefect for the whole family on a long car ride!

    • By R-knows on 01-18-15

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy: The Hutt Gambit

    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264

    Han Solo is a fugitive from the Imperial Navy. But he has made a valuable friend in a former Wookiee slave named Chewbacca, who has sworn Han a life debt. Han will need all the help he can get. For the Ylesian Hutts have dispatched the dreaded bounty hunter Boba Fett to track down the man who already outsmarted them once. But Han and Chewie find themselves in even bigger trouble when they agree to lend their services to the crime lords Jiliac and Jabba the Hutt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Learn the pronunciation

    • By george hillman on 01-06-18

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Star Trek: Yesterday's Son

    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy, James Doohan
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    On a planet code-named Gateway stands a mysterious portal to the past, the Guardian of Forever. Spock, Kirk, and McCoy have just returned from a voyage through the gateway with a young man named Zar - Spock's own son from ancient Sarpeidon! But while Spock and the brilliant, primitive youth try to bridge a gap of centuries and cultures, Gateway is seized by the Romulans...Featuring a dramatic reading by Leonard Nimoy and James Doohan, and enhanced with sound effects and an original score!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid continuation of TOS episode

    • By Christopher L. Moore on 05-16-18

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Star Trek: Time for Yesterday

    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy, James Doohan
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    The powerful, long-awaited sequel to Yesterday's Son. Waves of distorted time are crashing through the universe - destroying everything in their path. Federation scientists pinpoint the source: the Guardian of Forever, the portal to the past where Spock had once journeyed back to meet his son, Zar. Featuring a dramatic reading by Leonard Nimoy and James Doohan, and enhanced with sound effects and an original score.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Somewhat annoying

    • By Beverly on 04-18-08

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Sarek

    • Star Trek Pocket Books, Book 69
    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283

    Spock's mother, Amanda Grayson, is dying, and Spock returns to the planet Vulcan where he and Sarek enjoy a rare moment of rapprochement. But just as his wife's illness grows worse, duty calls Sarek away, once again sowing the seeds of conflict between father and son. Yet soon Sarek and Spock must put aside their differences and work together to foil a far-reaching plot to destroy the Federation, a plot that Sarek has seen in the making for nearly his entire career.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Masterful Characterization

    • By Troy on 06-18-15
    • Star Trek Pocket Books, Book 69
    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 03-20-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 316 ratings

    Regular price: $14.13

    • Star Trek: Sarek (Adapted)

    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: Mark Lenard
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Spock's mother, Amanda Grayson, is dying, and Spock returns to the planet Vulcan where he and Sarek enjoy a rare moment of rapprochement. But just as his wife's illness grows worse, duty calls Sarek away, once again sowing the seeds of conflict between father and son. Yet soon Sarek and Spock must put aside their differences and work together to foil a far-reaching plot to destroy the Federation, a plot that Sarek has seen in the making for nearly his entire career.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Read

    • By Dale in Texas on 08-02-11

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Silent Dances

    • StarBridge, Book 2
    • By: A. C. Crispin, Kathleen O'Malley
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Deaf since birth, Tesa is the perfect ambassador to the alien Grus, whose sonic cries can shatter human ears. But her mission is harder than it looks. The Grus are not alone on their world.They have deadly enemies, both natural and otherwise. And if Tesa is to save all life on the planet, she will have to make peace with not one alien species...but two.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • StarBridge

    • StarBridge, Book 1
    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    The crew of the Desiree was unprepared. The Simiu were unexpected...Earth's first contact with an alien race turns to disaster when a friendly encounter erupts into inexplicable violence and the threat of interstellar war. But two ordinary individuals - Mahree Burroughs, an ordinary woman with a gift for friendship, and Dhurrrkk', a male Simiu with boundless curiosity - have forged a bond of understanding that bridges their many differences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome listen! Classic sci-fi at its best.

    • By Liza on 01-24-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Voices of Chaos

    • StarBridge, Book 7
    • By: A. C. Crispin, Ru Emerson
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A newly discovered planet peopled by feline beings called the Arrekhi has requested admission into the interplanetary Cooperative League of Systems. But the Arrekhi are skillful at deception and they conceal a cruel secret that could plunge the entire planet into a bloodbath.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Silent Songs

    • StarBridge, Book 5
    • By: A. C. Crispin, Kathleen O'Malley
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 15 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Return to Trinity where Earth had first discovered intelligent life that allowed them admittance into the Cooperative League of Systems. Through friendship and understanding the men and women of StarBridge are forming bonds with the natives. In the skies of Trinity, the birdlike Grus welcome the deaf human ambassador, Tesa. In the seas of Trinity, the aquatic Singers communicate with the young StarBridge student, Jib. But on the surface of Trinity, an alien life form has landed, and these amphibious beings from a distant world are definitely not friendly.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Shadow World

    • StarBridge, Book 3
    • By: A. C. Crispin, Jannean Elliott
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The golden-eyed Elspind live brief but fulfilling lives. Gaining membership into the Cooperative League of Systems could bring many benefits…including a drug that would greatly extend their lives, but some are opposed to such infringement - violently opposed. Can a soon-to-be StarBridge interrelator on the verge of dropping out unite the people of Elseemar? Come along with Mark, Cara, and Eerin on an adventure filled with danger where a single misstep could mean disaster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, great storytelling

    • By Liza on 02-07-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Serpent's Gift

    • StarBridge, Book 4
    • By: A. C. Crispin, Deborah A. Marshall
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Serge LaRoche was a gifted musician, until a freak accident took away his hands. Now he’s focusing on his career as an instructor at StarBridge Academy. His newest student, brilliant but undisciplined Heather Farley, is looking forward to StarBridge being her first chance at the security and stability that she has lacked her entire life. But now an archaeological find beneath the cold surface of the school’s asteroid base threatens their hopes for the future…and possibly the future for StarBridge itself.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Ancestor's World

    • StarBridge, Book 6
    • By: A.C. Crispin, T. Jackson King
    • Narrated by: Romy Nordlinger
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    On the planet Na-Dina, the tombs in the Ancestor’s Valley have lain undisturbed for six thousand years. A fully intact royal chamber promises treasures beyond reckoning, but no one expected ancient Mizari artifacts. When a member of the team is brutally murdered, Ambassador-at-Large Mahree Burroughs arrives, determined to find the killer…no matter the cost. What she discovers will change her life, the lives of the Na-Dina, and the lives of everyone in the Cooperative League of Systems.

    Regular price: $24.95