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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 732
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 672
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 673

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Corporate Espionage, No Monsters

    • By Admiralu on 02-13-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • 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 820
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 763
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 760

    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

    • Alien

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 700
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 651
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 649

    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

    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,989
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,220
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,201

    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

    • Aliens

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 501
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500

    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

    • Relic

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 299
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 276

    Once Homo sapiens reigned supreme, spreading from star system to star system in an empire that encountered no alien life and thus knew no enemy.... save itself. As had happened many times before, the most primal human instincts rose up, only this time armed with the advanced scientific knowledge to create a genetically engineered smart virus that quickly wiped out humanity to the last man. That man is Ruslan, the sole known surviving human being in the universe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really fun story!

    • By APLang on 08-16-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

    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

    • The Tar-Aiym Krang

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 635
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 417
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422

    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

    • 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 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 170

    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

    • Midworld

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    From the rich imagination of science-fiction great Alan Dean Foster comes the story of Midworld, a Humanx Commonwealth planet that's equally fragile and hostile. Covered by a lush rainforest, Midworld is home to a primitive society that lives in harmony with the natural world. But the arrival of an exploitative human company, whose workers know nothing of Midworld's delicate ecosystem, sparks a conflict. Should Midworld's villagers aid the humans or stand against them? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This one will make you think.

    • By John on 02-15-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • 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 494
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305

    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

    • Star Trek Movie Tie-In

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 890
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 629
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625

    In the far reaches of the galaxy, a machine of war bursts into existence in a place and time it was never meant to be. On a mission of retribution for the destruction of his planet, its half-mad captain seeks the death of every intelligent being, and the annihilation of every civilized world. Kirk and Spock, two completely different and unyielding personalities must find a way to lead the only crew, aboard the only ship, that can stop him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Katelyn on 05-14-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Running from the Deity

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    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

    • 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 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • How ruin a perfectly good audio book

    • By Leslie P. on 11-19-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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 425
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287

    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

    • Flinx's Folly

    • A Pip and Flinx Novel
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    New York Times best-selling author Alan Dean Foster delivers the eagerly awaited new Pip and Flinx novel featuring a certain twenty-four-year-old with red hair, growing powers, and a loyal sidekick who just happens to be a flying mini-dragon. Sure to delight longtime fans and win new ones, Flinx's Folly follows Flinx on a thrilling quest to unravel the mysteries of his mind and body. It is a quest that forces him to confront a horror almost beyond human comprehension.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Pip & Flinx please!!!

    • By Ms. Jade Burke on 08-16-04

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Mid-Flinx

    • A Pip and Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Where Flinx and his flying minidrag Pip went, trouble always followed - that law had governed their lives through years of unsought danger and galactic intrigue. Now, an evil rich man was out to kidnap the minidrag for his personal zoo, and Flinx and Pip were on the run again - this time into uncharted space, on a random course they hoped would foil their pursuers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of the series

    • By Tanmeng on 08-22-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Patrimony

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    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 Necdoo on 11-17-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    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

    • Flinx in Flux

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231

    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

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