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    • The Elvenbane

    • By: Andre Norton, Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Aasne Vigesaa
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,126
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,006
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,007

    Two masters of epic fantasy have combined in this brilliant collaboration to create a rousing tale. This is the story of Shana, a half-breed born of the forbidden union of an Elvenlord father with a human mother. Her exiled mother dead, Shana was rescued and raised by dragons, a proud, ancient race who existed unbeknownst to elven or human kind. From birth, Shana was the embodiment of the Prophecy that the all-powerful Elvenlords feared. Her destiny is the enthralling adventure of a lifetime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it, but there is no conclusion to series.

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-01-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Elvenblood

    • Halfblood Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Andre Norton, Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Aasne Vigesaa
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 435
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434

    The powerful magic of ruthless Elvenlord masters has for centuries ruled the world. Even Shana, the legendary Elvenbane prophesied to deliver the oppressed into freedom, is helpless before such power. She and her ragtag band of outcasts, half-blood wizards, escaped human slaves, and free-thinking dragons have gained only a token victory against the mighty lords. Only the long-forgotten Iron People, a band of human nomads, have escaped the tyranny of the reigning wizards.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • There be Dragons here!

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-07-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Web of the Witch World

    • Witch World, Book 2
    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    The Kolder linger on, a constant threat to Simon and the witches he's sworn to protect. To save their world from this threat from another dimension, Simon and Jaelithe must venture to the heart of the poisonous Kolder realm and vanquish them for good, or witness the enslavement of their world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • more than I could have ever hoped for

    • By linda on 08-28-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Catseye

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    The classic far-future novel about the telepathic bond of friendship between human and animal from the grande dame of science fiction and fantasy. Exiled after his home planet was turned into a military outpost following an interstellar war, Troy Horan is relocated to the planet of Korwar. Under the watchful eye of the police state, he lives in the slums in a restricted area for sub-citizens. He works as a day laborer in an interplanetary pet shop and has no idea why the Terran animals have been imported to Korwar or why he has the ability to silently communicate with them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book a long time.

    • By E.D. on 07-15-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Witch World

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 174

    Simon Tregarth, a man from our own world, escapes his doom through the gates to the Witch World. There he aids the witch Jaelithe's escape from the hounds of Alizon, only to find himself embroiled in a deeper war against an even deadlier foe: the Kolder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Margo on 03-01-10

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Time Traders

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: William Coon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    The young man in question, Ross Murdock, is about to embark upon the adventure of his life. In order to avoid prosecution, he reluctantly joins Operation Retrograde, whose members are exploring various time periods. Their goal? To find out where – and when – the ‘Reds’ are obtaining certain scientific breakthroughs, in order to maintain the balance of global power. An outsider in his own time, Ross becomes an outsider in other times as well, and faces one challenge after another.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Eh.... So So.

    • By SHELDON on 07-09-12

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Defiant Agents

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    The Western Conference discovers the Reds have stolen their alien-source data on a colonizable planet...and so must rush their plans for an expedition. When their spaceship crashes on Topaz, Travis Fox and his party of modern Apache Indians, reverted to their tribal ancestral memories, find they have already been beaten there. And they must deal with more than Reds - for the Reds have brought along reverted members of Ghenghis Khan's Mongol Horde!

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Derelict for Trade

    • By: Andre Norton, Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Steven Menasche
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Stumbling upon an abandoned ship, Captain Jellico and the crew of the Solar Queen seize the prize and claim the right to salvage the derelict vessel, only to become the targets of a secret alien hijacking ring out to sabotage their claim.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lord of Thunder

    • Beast Master Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Richard J. Brewer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Storm's beast master skills and animal partners are needed to unravel the mystery behind a huge gathering of indigenous Norbies. Only Storm and Logan Quade can penetrate the Norbie's clan secrets and discover what is behind the threat of an uprising that could destroy the tenuous peace between the colonists and the aliens who share the planet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great norton

    • By Loy on 02-28-10

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 2

    • By: Fredric Brown, Ben Bova, Frank Herbert, and others
    • Narrated by: Ben Hurst, Emmett Casey, Ran Allan Ricard, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    The second collection of science-fiction tales by Jimcin includes 31 stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great stories, great narrators

    • By Noah on 09-11-10

    Regular price: $19.58

    • Key Out of Time

    • Time Traders, Book 4
    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    It's a good thing that Time Agents are intensively trained. When Ross Murdock and Gordon Ashe set up a time gate on the alien world of Hawaika for an exploration into its troubling past, they didn't anticipate that a storm would sweep them and their helper Karara Trehern and her two dolphins through it unprepared...and then collapse the gate. Trapped in a time of sword-and-spear technology, they rapidly discover that each of the world's cultures appear to be trying to wipe one another out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorites from Niven

    • By Chris on 06-04-12

    Regular price: $10.84

    • Plague Ship (Dane Thorson/Solar Queen 2)

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The ship (Solar Queen) has recently obtained a valuable trading contract on the planet Sargol and is building a relationship with one of the races on the planet, the cat-like Salariki. The process goes slowly till the Salariki discover that the Solar Queen is carrying catnip and other plants from Terra that are unknown on Sargol. The traders exchange what little of the plants they have for the rare and valuable Koros stones and collect a native red-colored wood to exchange at home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A typically good read by an excellent storyteller.

    • By P. K. Bethune on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Year of the Unicorn

    • Witch World, Book 3
    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Andre Norton enthralled readers for decades with thrilling tales of people challenged to the limits of their endurance in epic battles of good against evil. None are more memorable than her Witch World novels. Far from the besieged home of Simon and Jaelithe, in peaceful Norsdale, we meet Gillan, who longs to leave her dull life in a secluded country abbey. But when her wish comes true, she finds more than a little adventure.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging Fantasy

    • By Sheila on 06-25-10

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Star Hunter

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    In this story, a teenage boy suddenly finds himself whisked away for his dead end job on an outlying planet,to a jungle planet where he begins having strange dreams of his past. Suddenly, he finds himself in the middleof a thrill-packed plot involving a criminal mastermind and Rass Hume, the "ouhunterr" who was responsiblefor the sudden change in his fortunes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spell binder

    • By Empowerment on 03-11-10

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Steel Magic

    • The Magic Sequence
    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Luci Christian Bell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A girl and her two brothers are transported back to the time of King Arthur, where they must return three magic talismans to their rightful owners or remain trapped forever in the distant past. The adventure begins when Sara Lowry wins a picnic basket at the Firemen's Strawberry Festival. She and her brothers, Greg and Eric, are staying with their uncle at his Hudson Valley estate while their parents are in Japan.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Beast Master

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Richard J. Brewer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 174

    Left homeless by the war that reduced Terra to a radioactive cinder, Hosteen Storm - Navaho commando and master of beasts - is drawn to the planet Arzor, to kill a man he has never met. On that dangerous frontier world, aliens and human colonists share the land in an uneasy truce. But something is upsetting the balance, and Storm is caught in the middle. He had thought the war was over - but was it?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding Sci-Fi

    • By andrew on 10-09-11

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Storm over Warlock

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Storm Over Warlock" combines science fiction with fantasy, technology with witchcraft. Shann Lantee is lucky to be alive. He had snuck out of the small Terran base on the planet Warlock in the Circe system to find two artificially evolved wolverines, Taggi and his mate Togi, and bring them back to the base before anyone notices that they are missing. While he is gone, a force of Throgs, implacably hostile insectoid aliens, attacks the base and kills all of its occupants.

    Regular price: $11.59

    • The Time Traders

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 99

    If it is possible to conquer space, then perhaps it is also possible to conquer time. At least that was the theory American scientists were exploring in an effort to explain the new sources of knowledge the Russians possessed. Perhaps Russian scientists had discovered how to transport themselves back in time in order to learn long-forgotten secrets of the past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Start of a wonderful series

    • By Howard Ray on 05-29-10

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Gifts of Asti

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Cindy Hardin Killavey
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    In this story, barbarian hordes overtake a peaceful planet, which forces the final temple virgin of Asti and her faithful companion, Lur, to flee. They embark on an adventure that leads both of them to a a secret world and the discovery of a new destiny.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Short Story

    • By NJ Miller on 01-28-17

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Star Born

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    When Raf Kurbi's spaceship from Earth burst into unexplored skies of the far planet Astra, it was made welcome by the natives of a once-mighty metropolis. But Kurbi was unaware of three vital things.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Book is fine, even good, but narration kills it

    • By Richard on 05-31-08

    Regular price: $17.47

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