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    • After the Red Rain

    • By: Barry Lyga, Robert DeFranco, Peter Facinelli
    • Narrated by: Peter Facinelli, Christine Lakin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    On the ruined planet Earth, where 50 billion people are confined to megacities and resources are scarce, Deedra has been handed a bleak and mundane existence by the magistrate she works so hard for. But one day she comes across a beautiful boy named Rose struggling to cross the river - a boy with a secretive past and special abilities who is somehow able to find comfort and life from their dying planet.

    Regular price: $27.36

    • The Creepiest Stories Ever Written

    • By: W. F. Harvey, H. P. Lovecraft, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 4
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A collection of 50 of the world's great creepy stories. "Creepy" does not necessarily mean ghost or horror stories but rather stories that literally make our flesh creep by shaking our false sense of security and comprehension of the world.

    Regular price: $114.99

    • Hurricanes of the Gulf of Mexico

    • By: Barry D. Keim, Robert A. Muller
    • Narrated by: Scotty Drake
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this definitive guide, climatologists Barry D. Keim and Robert A. Muller examine the big picture of Gulf hurricanes - from the 1800s to the present and from Key West, Florida, to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula - providing an extraordinary compilation and interpretation of the entire region's hurricane and tropical storm history. Drawing from their own research and from National Hurricane Center records, Keim and Muller examine numerous individual Gulf storms.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Very Strange Stories

    • Fifty Astoundingly Queer Tales
    • By: W. F. Harvey, Jerome K. Jerome, H. P. Lovecraft, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    There are certain stories which stand out from the crowd owing to the unique creativity of the plot and the skill with which the author unfolds his tale. This selection contains 50 of the most ingenious short stories ever written. Includes: 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher; 'The Umbrella' by Arnold Bennett; 'The Lovely Lady' by D. H. Lawrence; 'The Lake' by W. F. Harvey; 'A Tiger’s Skin' by W. W. Jacobs; and 'The Strange Case of Mr. Todmorden' by F. Britten Austin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories

    • By jd on 10-22-15

    Regular price: $85.28

    • The Affair of the Christmas Jewel

    • By: Barry Roberts
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    Flagged down by Inspector LaStrade of Scotland Yard as they walk through the icy winter streets, Holmes and Watson are transported to the home of the aristocratic Lady Whitebread. Once there, she tells them her traditional holiday centerpiece has vanished in the midst of the Christmas dinner - right under the very noses of her guests. The decoration? An enormous work of the jeweler's art centered upon a three inch round emerald called...the Christmas Jewel.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narration Great, Story Average

    • By Kindle Customer on 11-27-13

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Stories from the Edge of Reason

    • By: H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    A collection of 45 short stories which threaten to unhinge the listener's mind. Strange phenomena, insane genius, inexplicable happenings and the inability to deal with life and death are all themes which run through this brilliant selection.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • just no.

    • By Santie Sol on 12-02-15

    Regular price: $114.99

    • Great British Short Stories

    • A Vintage Collection of Classic Tales
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A glorious collection of some of the finest British short stories ever written. The Dog – Arnold Bennet, Not On The Passenger List – Barry Pain, The Old Man’s Tale About The Queer Client – Charles Dickens, The Half Brothers – Elizabeth Gaskell, The Veiled Portrait – James McGovan, Markheim – Robert Louis Stevenson, The Bottle Imp – Robert Louis Stevenson, The Adventures Of The Kind Mr. Smith – William J. Locke, The Man Of Mystery – Barry Pain, The Brazilian Cat – Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narration

    • By Mike on 02-07-12

    Regular price: $20.65

    • FT Press Delivers

    • Powerful Social Media, Branding, PR Practices
    • By: Phil Baker, Deirdre D. Breakenridge, Robert Brunner, and others
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    How can you develop plans for marketing that really work? Let the expert authors from FT Press, including Brian Solis and Robert Brunner, present lessons for marketing success.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine, May-June 2003

    • By: Barry M. Malzberg, John Kessel, Jack Cady, and others
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Amanda Karr, Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Here are 10 stories from the May and June 2003 issues of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, including a tribute to SF great Barry M. Malzberg.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One story makes this worth it...

    • By Matthew on 11-26-09

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Mysterious Tales of Secret Societies

    • By: A. J. Alan, Robert Louis Stevenson, J. M. Barrie, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Six fascinating tales of the mysterious doings of secret societies and gentlemen's clubs. A Foggy Evening by A. J. Alan The Giraffe Problem by Barry Pain The Suicide Club by Robert Louis Stevenson The Dream by A. J. Alan The Inconsiderate Waiter by J. M. Barrie The 19 Club by A. J. Alan.

    Regular price: $13.90

    • FT Press Delivers

    • Top Thoughtleaders Share Their Best Innovation Ideas
    • By: Phil Baker, Robert Brunner, Jim Champy, and others
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    Innovate: You hear the word, but what does it mean and how can you do it? Let the expert authors from FT Press, including Jim Champy and Robert Brunner, not only define innovation, but teach you how to succeed at it.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Power and Politics: Washington Under Fire (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    • Panel 1072
    • By: Mr. T.R. Reid, Mr. Ronald Brownstein, Mr. Robert Scheer, and others
    • Narrated by: Mr. Jim Newton
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $2.93