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    • Alien: Covenant Origins

    • The Official Prequel to the Blockbuster Film
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 178

    The Covenant mission is the most ambitious endeavor in the history of Weyland-Yutani. A ship bound for Origae-6, carrying 2,000 colonists beyond the limits of known space, this is a make-or-break investment for the corporation - and for the future of all mankind. Yet there are those who would die to stop the mission. As the colony ship hovers in Earth orbit, several violent events reveal a deadly conspiracy to sabotage the launch.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good preview into earth

    • By bringdapain on 11-24-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,713
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,966
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,951

    More than 30 years ago, Star Wars burst onto the big screen and became a cultural phenomenon. Now the next adventures in this blockbuster saga are poised to captivate old and new fans alike - beginning with the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And alongside the cinematic debut comes the thrilling novel adaptation by New York Times best-selling science fiction master Alan Dean Foster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adds a bit to the Movie

    • By Brad on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Alien: Covenant

    • A Novel
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 540
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 504
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 502

    Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien adventure. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise. But it is actually a dark, dangerous world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as great as I hoped

    • By James Lee Owings III on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Orphan Star

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240

    One man in the Universe holds the key to the mystery of Flinx's past - and that man is trying to kill him! It is a strange childhood for a kid, to be adopted by the restless Mother Mastiff and raised in the bustling marketplace of Drallar. Flinx never knew the mom and dad who abandoned him years ago. In fact, his birth has always been shrouded in mystery. But Flinx eventually discovers that his unknown parents have left him a curious legacy - extraordinary mental powers that are both a marvelous gift and a dreaded curse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 2nd Novel: Flinx's Search for himself

    • By Chris on 01-20-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Alien

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 480

    Alan Dean Foster is the acclaimed author of movie tie-ins for Star Wars, Alien and Transformers. He was awarded the IAMTW Grand Master Scribe Award in 2008. He is also a best-selling science fiction and fantasy author in his own right, including the popular Pip & Flinx novels and the Founding of the Commonwealth series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oustanding read!

    • By Jamal Love on 12-13-15

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Aliens

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373

    Returned to Earth, Ellen Ripley learns that a colony has been established on LV-426, the planet where the crew of the Nostromo found the original Alien. But contact with the colonists has been lost, so she must accompany a unit of colonial marines to discover their fate. And to destroy any Aliens found on the planet known as Acheron. This is a groundbreaking sequel by science fiction legend Alan Dean Foster, with the wonderful characters and rapid-fire action that make Aliens one of the greatest science fiction films of all time.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • "Get away from her, You." - Really?!

    • By Troy on 07-08-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Tar-Aiym Krang

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 575
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366

    Moth was a beautiful planet, the only one with wings - two great golden clouds suspended in space around it. Here was a wide-open world for any venture a man might scheme. The planet attracted unwary travelers, hardened space-sailors, and merchant buccaneers - a teeming, constantly shifting horde that provided a comfortable income for certain quick-witted fellows like Flinx and his pet flying snake Pip.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The First of the Flinx and Pip Novels AT LAST!

    • By Chris on 01-20-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Strange Music

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Kevin Hearne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Empathic Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, have saved the universe more times than they can count, but the return of an old friend pulls the duo from their retirement and plunges them into a story of intrigue and imagination. The planet of Largess has recently opened itself to trade with the human-dominated Commonwealth. But when the daughter of a powerful chieftain goes missing, authorities believe a covert agent to be the cause. They need someone to track down the princess and roust the troublemaker and to do so without alerting the whole planet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice to have another Pip-n-flinx adventure

    • By Signalshifter on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Bloodhype

    • A Pip and Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 275
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    It caused instant addiction, followed by an excruciating slow death, and there was no known antidote. It was a killer. Supposedly the drug had been totally eradicated from the humanx galaxy years before. At least that's what everyone thought. But somehow, mysteriously, that dreadful substance was back in circulation on Repler and threatening to wreak havoc throughout the known galaxy.Someone somewhere was secretly manufacturing Bloodhype, but nobody seemed to know where or who!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humerous

    • By Peter Ronald on 08-08-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The End of the Matter

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    Accompanied by his faithful minidrag Pip and a most troublesome alien called Abalamahalamatandra - Ab for short - Flinx set out for Alaspin, the ruggedly primitive homeworld of his flying snake.There he hoped to find the giant man with the gold earring who somehow held the key to Flinx's mysterious past and to the strange powers he possessed. Chasing down his heritage was trouble enough, but Flinx didn't know what real trouble was until he realized that a deadly assassin squad was three steps behind him.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • the parts seemed more than the whole

    • By Paul McMahon on 03-23-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • For Love of Mother-Not

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266

    He was just a freckle-faced, red-headed kid with green eyes and a strangely campelling stare when Mather Mastiff first saw him an the auctioneer's block. One hundred credits and he was hers. For years the old woman was his only family. She loved him, fed him, taught him everything she knew - even let him keep the deadly flying snake he called Pip.Then Mother Mastiff mysteriously disappeared and Flinx took Pip to tail her kidnappers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best read in chronological order

    • By Christopher on 06-11-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Flinx in Flux

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201

    When Flinx, no stranger to galactic intrigue, found an unconscious woman on a riverbank deep in the jungles of Alaspin, he took it in stride. When he learned that the woman, Clarity Held, was a brilliant scientist abducted from a remote outpost on inhospitable Longtunnel by a group of fanatic assassins, he tried to help the beautiful Clarity back to her project. Unfortunately, the assassins were still at work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flinx and Pip are always entertaining

    • By CeciM on 03-05-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Star Wars: The Approaching Storm

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 174
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 137

    On the strategic planet Ansion, a powerful faction is on the verge of joining the secessionist movement. At the Chancellor's request, the Jedi Council sends Jedi Knights Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, along with their Padawans, Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, to stabilize the planet's population. To succeed, the Jedi will have to fulfill near-impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies - stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the mission fail.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wishes...

    • By Nate Weston on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Alien 3

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    Fury 161 is a wretched planet - a penal colony and an industrial complex manned by violent prisoners. When an escape pod from the USS Sulaco crash-lands there, Ellen Ripley appears to be the only passenger left alive. Then inmates begin to die, all at the hands of another survivor - a creature which encounters Ripley and spares her life! Desperate to know why, she seeks out an answer - and discovers terror unlike any she's ever known.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant work, yet again

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Reunion

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    At last, New York Times best-selling author Alan Dean Foster returns to his acclaimed Humanx universe, where a young human orphan called Flinx seeks to unlock the dangerous secrets of his past - and the uncertain prospects of his future with the aid of the formidable minidrag known as Pip. This is the most mind-bending Pip and Flinx adventure yet - a roller-coaster ride into the unknown, filled with wonder and humor, and a host of deadly adversaries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • She's Back....

    • By Chris on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Flinx Transcendent

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    Flinx is the only one with even the tiniest chance of stopping the evil colossus barreling in to destroy the Humanx Commonwealth (and everything else in the Milky Way). With time running out, Flinx is a man in search of a solution and in search of himself. His efforts take him to the land of his mortal enemies, the bloodthirsty AAnn, where chances are excellent that Flinx's discovery - and summary execution - will eliminate all his demons and doubts in one masterstroke.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A series that I've followed for 26 years

    • By Sean Dustman on 05-23-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Running from the Deity

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    From science-fiction legend Alan Dean Foster comes a thrilling new Pip and Flinx adventure, wherein a certain red-haired, green-eyed young man blessed (or cursed) with strange powers finds himself and his mini-dragon sidekick on a top-secret mission concerning deep space, alien worlds...and a primordial horror intent on devouring all of it.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • a side story

    • By Lydia on 03-21-10

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Trouble Magnet

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    In this dazzling new novel, Flinx confirms his status as the galaxy's greatest magnet for big trouble. Wandering out there in some remote region of the galaxy is a gargantuan sentient Tar-Aiym weapons' system. All Flinx has to do - while his pals look after his injured love Clarity Held - is find the hefty object and persuade it to knock out the monstrous evil that is hurtling through space to waste the entire Commonwealth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flinx reflection on his youth, and makes friends

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Patrimony

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    In Patrimony, fans will learn more about their favorite redhead - with emerald eyes, uncanny powers, and a poisonous minidrag - than they ever dreamed possible. "I know who your father is . . . Gestalt." A shocked Flinx hears these dying words from one of the renegade eugenicists whose experiments with humans 20-odd years ago shocked the galaxy . . . and spawned Flinx.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flinx and his dad

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-17-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Power Score

    • Your Formula for Leadership Success
    • By: Geoff Smart, Randy Street, Alan Foster
    • Narrated by: Randy Street, Alan Foster
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    ghSMART, the best-selling team behind Who: The A Method for Hiring, returns with a breakthrough formula for how the best leaders and teams deliver results. You may be surprised how easy it is to absorb this little audiobook. And you may be even more surprised by how fast this approach will boost your team's results.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Practical Leadership Book

    • By Mike on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $14.00

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