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    • The Wolf Worlds

    • Sten Series, Book 2
    • By: Chris Bunch, Allan Cole
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    Raised on the factory planet of Vulcan, Sten soon learns about the survival of the toughest. Now he wants more than survival. The Eternal Emperor rules countless worlds across the galaxy. Vast armies and huge fleets await his command. But when the Emperor needs to pacify the Wolf Worlds, the planets of an insignificant cluster that have raised space piracy to a low art, he turns to Mantis Team and its small band of militant problem–solvers. Sten’s destiny is in his own hands.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good Story!

    • By Dennis on 08-09-13

    Regular price: $22.39

    • Sten

    • Sten Series, Book 1
    • By: Chris Bunch, Allan Cole
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 154

    The first book in an action–packed new SF adventure series. Vulcan is a factory planet, centuries old, Company run, ugly as sin, and unfeeling as death. Vulcan breeds just two types of native: complacent or tough. Sten is tough. When his family is killed in a mysterious accident, Sten rebels, harassing the Company from the metal world’s endless maze-like warrens. He could end up just another burnt–out Delinquent. But people like Sten never give up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Adventures of Sten

    • By breckoz on 02-17-14

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Sten: Court of a Thousand Suns

    • Sten Series, book 3
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Sten had fought his way up from slave labor on a factory world to commander of the Eternal Emperor’s bodyguard, the Imperial Gurkhas. But during his first three months on Prime World, the most dangerous weapons Sten had encountered were the well–phrased lies of Court politicians. It seemed no place for an honest fighting man. But when a bomb destroys a local bar, Sten discovers the danger and corruption behind Court intrigue.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Good STEN Book!

    • By Dennis on 08-13-13

    Regular price: $20.29

    • The Hate Parallax

    • By: Allan Cole, Nick Perumov
    • Narrated by: John Hough
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    What if the Cold War never ended - but continued for 1,000 years? Best-selling authors Allan Cole (an American) and Nick Perumov (a Russian) spin a mesmerizing "what if?" tale set 1,000 years in the future, as an American and a Russian super-soldier - together with a beautiful American detective working for the United Worlds Police - must combine forces to defeat a secret cabal...and prevent global disaster!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Returned unfinished, just terrible

    • By H. Browning on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Fleet of the Damned

    • Sten Series, Book 4
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    The Eternal Emperor's fleets were taking a beating. Had even Sten met his match? Sten's luck seems to have deserted him. He had barely scraped through Imperial flight school when he was assigned a tacdivision in the Fringe Worlds. The enemy couldn't have picked a better time or place to launch their long-planned attack against the Empire. But Sten won't give up without a fight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book 4 is the Cliffhanger

    • By Dan on 10-22-10

    Regular price: $20.29

    • The Far Kingdoms

    • The Far Kingdoms, Book 1
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: John Hough
    • Length: 23 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Young, pampered Amalric Antero cared only for real places and possible dreams. But then he met Janos Greycloak, a dashing soldier who dabbled in forbidden magic and who carried on him proof of riches and mysteries beyond imagination. And suddenly Amalric found himself setting out on the adventure of a lifetime, a daring and perilous quest through unknown lands peopled by nightmares, to seek the ultimate in fables... The Far Kingdoms!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Far Kingdoms

    • By Kyle on 02-11-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Sten and the Mutineers

    • By: Allan Cole
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Mutiny! In the Eternal Emperor's service it is forbidden to even speak the word. To join an insurgency is a firing-squad offense. So, when the crewmembers of the Flame turn traitor and steal an entire space train of Imperium X - the second most valuable element in the Empire - and threaten to sell it to the Emperor's enemies, the Emperor only has one option...to send in his best assassin and dirty trickster: Sten!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just a short story in the history of Sten

    • By Mel on 09-30-17

    Regular price: $6.99

    • A Reckoning for Kings

    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
    • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    A gripping war story. For the first - and only - time in fiction, A Reckoning for Kings tells the story of the Vietnam conflict from both sides - Americans as well as North Vietnamese. In four short months - during the lightning-quick, bloody campaign known as the Tet Offensive - two bitterly opposing armies would clash in an epoch-shattering encounter that would alter the course of the war and the shape of the world forever. It was a time when America won the battle but lost the war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Incredible Achievement In the Literature of War

    • By Darren S. on 01-20-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Wars of the Shannons

    • The Shannon Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In Book 3 of The Shannon Trilogy, young Patrick Shannon is the heir-apparent to the Shannon fortune, but murder and betrayal at a family gathering send him fleeing into the American frontier, with only the last words of a wise old woman to arm him against what would come. And when the outbreak of the Civil War comes he finds himself fighting on the opposite side of those he loves the most.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Great Radio Horror

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Arch Oboler, Guy de Maupassant, and others
    • Narrated by: Boris Karloff, Maurice Tarplin, Paul McGrath, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • 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 screams...the grisly sound effects...the rumbling organ music. Sounds in the dark come strange, mysterious, and terrifying in 21 episodes of such classic series as Lights Out, Inner Sanctum, Suspense, and many more. Spine-chilling tales by Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Arch Oboler, Robert A. Arthur, David Kogan, and Alonzo Deen Cole dabble in dark realms. Boris Karloff, Maurice Tarplin, Paul McGrath, and Bernard Lenrow deliver pulse-pounding performances.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good for nostalgia, I suppose.

    • By Davidinark on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Freedom Bird

    • A Novel of the Summer of Love
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Ben McLean
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    During the Vietnam War, GIs who managed to survive their tour of duty in one piece - more or less - were flown home in chartered airliners. They called those planes "Freedom Birds". This is the story of three young men - from wildly different backgrounds - who meet on such a plane and make a pact to spend three days together in San Francisco. Their goal: to spend every cent of their mustering out money in a party of a lifetime.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Sten: Revenge of the Damned

    • Sten Series, Book 5
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Sten had fully expected to die in a blaze of glory, taking his Emperor's greatest foe with him. Instead he was a slave laborer in a P.O.W. camp deep in the heart of enemy territory. But sitting out the action had never been Sten's style. And now that the war was building to a climax, the Eternal Emperor needed him more than ever. Not even the toughest prison in the known universe could keep Sten from his mission . . .

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the classics!

    • By L. Shapiro on 04-25-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Return of the Emperor

    • Sten Series, Book 6
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    The Eternal Emperor was dead, and the five members of the Privy Council ruled in his place. But they quickly discovered that their power would collapse around them if they didn’t locate the Emperor’s secret source of Anti-Matter Two, the economic keystone of the Empire. And so they sent a team of crack commandos to capture Sten, one of their late ruler’s few surviving confidantes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Emperor will be back !!!

    • By Professor on 01-16-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Vortex

    • Sten, Book 7
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    The Eternal Emperor was back and ready to save his Empire from collapse. Only Sten guessed that something was rotten at the core. The Empire is in chaos. The once great Imperial Navy has been shattered in battle and lies burning in space, driven by a civil war that threatens to engulf humanity’s future. For the revered Eternal Emperor is not the man his subjects thought him to be — and may not even be human at all. And it is Sten who now leads humanity’s fight for survival.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • references

    • By Patrick Smith on 04-27-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Empire's End

    • Sten, 8
    • By: Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated by: Jerry Sciarrio
    • Length: 18 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Sten embarks on the ultimate treasure hunt: the search for the source of the Eternal Emperor's power. But his quest uncovers the dark secret of the emperor's past - and Sten finds himself questioning his loyalties - and whether the only way to save the human race is to destroy the Empire he vowed to protect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sad too see it END!!

    • By Dennis on 03-16-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Sten and the Star Wanderers

    • By: Allan Cole
    • Narrated by: Colin Hussey
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Fresh from their mission to pacify the Wolf Worlds, Sten and his Mantis Team encounter a mysterious ship that has been lost among the stars for thousands of years. At first, everyone aboard appears to be long dead. Then a strange Being beckons, pleading for help. More disturbing: The presence of AM2, a strategically vital fuel tightly controlled by their boss - The Eternal Emperor. They are ordered to retrieve the remaining AM2 "at all costs."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sten Stories are pretty darn good !

    • By Michael V. Madore on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Gods Awaken

    • The Timuras Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Allan Cole
    • Narrated by: John Hough
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The realm is tormented by catastrophe. Lord Safar Timura, the great wizard, is trapped in the doomed world of Hadin, condemned to suffer and die, over and over again. It is up to his wizard son, Prince Palimak, to stop the disaster slowly poisoning land and sea. Though he is half human and half demon, even Palimak may not possess the awesome powers needed to free Safar and discover the great lost tomb, guarded by a fierce she-beast who holds secrets to halt the terror.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!!!

    • By Asia W on 07-14-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Spymaster's Daughter

    • By: Allan Cole, Susan Cole Beck
    • Narrated by: Alexander Edward Trefethen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    After laboring as a Doctors Without Borders physician in the teeming refugee camps and minefields of South Asia, Dr. Ann Donovan thought she'd seen Hell as close up as you can get. And as a fifth generation CIA brat, she thought she knew all there was to know about corruption and betrayal. But then her father - a legendary spymaster - shows up, with a ten-year-old boy in tow. A brother she never knew existed. Then in a few violent hours, her whole world is shattered, her father killed and she and her kid brother are on the run with hell hounds on their heels.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Wolves of the Gods

    • The Timuras Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Allan Cole
    • Narrated by: John Hough
    • Length: 18 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    A nameless evil stalks the land, preying on all that lives, human and demon alike. Only one man has the power to stem the ravening tide: Safar Timura, greatest wizard of the age, whose matchless magic once raised Iraj Protarus to the throne of all Esmir ... and then, when king turned tyrant, destroyed him. Now Safar is done with the deadly intrigues of courts and kings.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Lucky in Cyprus

    • By: Allan 'Lucky' Cole
    • Narrated by: Ben McLean
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Lucky in Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager - son of a CIA operative - is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher to learn about survival and his art. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher's gentle lessons that keep him whole.

    Regular price: $6.99

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