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    • The Last Policeman

    • By: Ben H. Winters
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,343
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,223
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,222

    What’s the point in solving murders if we’re all going to die soon, anyway? Detective Hank Palace has faced this question ever since asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view. There’s no chance left. No hope. Just six precious months until impact. The Last Policeman presents a fascinating portrait of a pre-apocalyptic United States. The economy spirals downward while crops rot in the fields. Churches and synagogues are packed. People all over the world are walking off the job - but not Hank Palace. He’s investigating a death by hanging.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Its The End of the World As We Know It

    • By Joel on 01-04-14

    Regular price: $19.99

    • World of Trouble

    • The Last Policeman, Book 3
    • By: Ben H. Winters
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 350

    With the doomsday asteroid looming, Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the woods of New England, secure in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime members of the Concord police force. But with time ticking away before the asteroid makes landfall, Hank's safety is only relative, and his only relative - his sister Nico - isn't safe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best one!

    • By Najima Rainey on 02-01-15

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Countdown City

    • The Last Policeman, Book 2
    • By: Ben H. Winters
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 409

    There are just 77 days to go before a deadly asteroid collides with Earth, and Detective Hank Palace is out of a job. With the Concord police force operating under the auspices of the U.S. Justice Department, Hank’s days of solving crimes are over - until a woman from his past begs for help finding her missing husband....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Don't bother buying a new watch battery

    • By Matthew on 08-14-13

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The End Has Come

    • The Apocalypse Triptych
    • By: Hugh Howey, Jamie Ford, Jonathan Maberry, and others
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Gabrielle de Cuir, Justine Eyre, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 168

    Famine. Death. War. Pestilence. These are the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse, of the end of the world. In science fiction the end is triggered by less figurative means: nuclear holocaust, biological warfare/pandemic, ecological disaster, or cosmological cataclysm.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Weakest of the triptych

    • By SAMA on 06-03-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

    • By: Jane Austen, Ben H. Winters
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 235

    From the publisher of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies comes a new tale of romance, heartbreak, and tentacled mayhem. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters expands the original text of the beloved Jane Austen novel with all-new scenes of giant lobsters, rampaging octopi, two-headed sea serpents, and other biological monstrosities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wish they'd turn this into a movie!

    • By Kat on 10-10-09

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Bedbugs

    • By: Ben H. Winters
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 400
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 402

    FOR RENT: Top two floors of beautifully renovated brownstone, 1300 sq. ft., 2BR 2BA, eat-in kitchen, one block to parks and playgrounds. No broker's fee. Susan and Alex Wendt have found their dream apartment. Sure, the landlady is a little eccentric. And the elderly handyman drops some cryptic remarks about the basement. But the rent is so low, it's too good to pass up. Big mistake.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For daytime hours only!!!

    • By Jean on 09-26-11

    Regular price: $19.95