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    • Emergence

    • Foreigner Sequence 7, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Bren Cameron, acting as the representative of the atevi's political leader, Tabini-aiji, as well as translator between humans and atevi, has undertaken a mission to the human enclave of Mospheira. Both his presence on the island and his absence from the continent have stirred old enemies to realize new opportunities. Old hatreds. Old grudges. Old ambitions. The situation has strengthened the determination of power-seekers on both sides of the strait. Bren knows most of them very well, but not all of them well enough.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, a little slow, didn't like narrator

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-10-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Deliverer

    • Foreigner Sequence 3, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364

    From its beginnings as a human-alien story of first contact, the Foreigner series has become a true science fiction odyssey. The ninth book in the epic series, and the third book in the third Foreigner trilogy, Deliverer is a worthy contribution to Cherryh's magnum opus that is destined to be a classic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Earthly business is not over yet!!!

    • By Professor on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Inheritor

    • Foreigner Sequence 1, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 527
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 527

    Six months have passed since the reappearance of the starship Phoenix - the same ship which brought humans to the world of alien atevi nearly 200 years ago, leaving a small and vulnerable colony to struggle for survival in a hostile environment. During these six months, the alien atevi have striven to reconfigure their fledgling space program in a breakneck bid to take their place in the heavens alongside humans. But the return of the Phoenix has added a third party to an already volatile situation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant and Imaginative

    • By AudioAddict on 04-14-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Convergence

    • Foreigner Sequence 6, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258

    Alpha Station, orbiting the world of the atevi, has taken aboard 5,000 human refugees from a destroyed station in a distant sector of space. With supplies and housing stretched to the breaking point, it is clear that the refugees must be relocated down to the planet, and soon. But not to the atevi mainland, rather to the territory reserved for humans: the island of Mospheira. Tabini-aiji, the powerful political head of the atevi, tasks his brilliant human diplomat, Bren Cameron, to negotiate with the Mospheiran government.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tying the ends together...

    • By Pam F on 06-04-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Foreigner

    • Foreigner Sequence 1, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,168
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,047
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,057

    The first book in C.J.Cherryh's eponymous series, Foreigner begins an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash-land on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient alien race. From its beginnings as a human-alien story of first contact, the Foreigner series has become a true science fiction odyssey, following a civilization from the age of steam through early space flight to confrontations with other alien species in distant sectors of space. It is the masterwork of a truly remarkable author.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • struggled to relate to human

    • By kesia martin on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Kif Strike Back

    • Chanur, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    When the kif seize Hilfy and Tully, Pyanfar and her shipmates enter into a simple rescue attempt. It soon becomes a deadly game of interstellar politics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A whirl of worlds.

    • By Ellenaeddy on 01-15-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Downbelow Station

    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 238
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 238

    Pell's Station, orbiting the alien world simply called Downbelow, had always managed to remain neutral in the ever escalating conflict between The Company, whose fleets from Earth had colonized space, and its increasingly independent and rebellious colony worlds. But Pell's location - - on the outer edge of Earth's defensive perimeter - makes her the focal point in the titanic battle of colony worlds fighting for independence.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator kills that book

    • By K. Krieger on 07-11-12

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Chanur's Venture

    • Chanur, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    In the sequel to Pride of Chanur, Tully returns, and brings with him a priceless trade contract with human space - a contract that could mean vast power, riches, and a mess of trouble for Pyanfar Chanur.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As in my last review, great books great story. ,

    • By Josie on 02-16-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Explorer

    • Foreigner Sequence 2, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 473
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427

    C.J. Cherryh's second trilogy set in her Foreigner Universe comes to a thrilling conclusion with Explorer. The final installment to this sequence of the Hugo Award-winning author's most successful series, Explorer follows a human delegate trapped in a distant star system facing a potentially bellicose alien ship.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unlike Anything Else You've Listened To

    • By AudioAddict on 09-11-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Precursor

    • Foreigner Sequence 2, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 469
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471

    National best-selling author and winner of three Hugo Awards, C.J. Cherryh returns to the universe of her acclaimed Foreigner trilogy - with an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft stranded on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient race. The beginning of a second trilogy, Precursor follows a single human delegate living among aliens, who are just gaining access to space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book moves at a lightning-fast pace! Awesome

    • By AudioAddict on 01-07-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Cyteen

    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 36 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 712
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 641
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 651

    The saga of two young friends trapped in an endless nightmare of suspicion and surveillance, of cyber-programmed servants and a ruling class with century-long lives – and the enigmatic woman who dominates them all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is a Heavy Book (lovely too)

    • By troy on 05-20-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Pride of Chanur

    • Chanur, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 535
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 477
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 480

    No one at Meetpoint Station had ever seen a creature like the Outsider. Naked-hided, blunt toothed and blunt-fingered, Tully was the sole surviving member of his company -- a communicative, spacefaring species hitherto unknown -- and he was a prisoner of his discoverer/captors the sadistic, treacherous kif, until his escape onto the hani ship The Pride of Chanur.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great, fascinating, and exciting

    • By Gentle Reader Jill on 08-22-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Invader

    • Foreigner Sequence 1, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 696
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 617
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625

    Nearly two centuries after a human colony is abandoned on an alien planet, the two races have reached a tenacious peace agreement. But when the human ship returns unexpectedly, both governments are thrown into chaos.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Art of Negotiating with Aliens

    • By AudioAddict on 06-28-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Protector

    • Foreigner Sequence 5, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309

    It's coming up on Cajeiri's birthday. The boy has been promised he can have the young human children he knew from his voyage sent down from the space station for a two week stay. But there's a far darker business going on in the background - a major split compromising the Assassins' Guild, which furnishes security and law enforcement to the whole continent. Tabini's consort's own father has been barred from court, and may be involved in a new conspiracy against him.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • New to the Series? Don't Start Here

    • By Sires on 12-31-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Chanur's Homecoming

    • Chanur, Book 4
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    When those alien entities called "humans" sent their first exploration ship into Compact space, the traditional power alliances of the seven Compact races were catastrophically disrupted. And, giving shelter to Tully, the only surviving human, Pyanfar Chanur and her feline hani crew were pitched into the center of a galactic maelstrom, becoming key players in a power game which could cause an interstellar war, or bring the last hope for peace between eight barely compatible alien races.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A whirl of worlds.

    • By Ellenaeddy on 01-15-13

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Visitor

    • Foreigner Sequence 6, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    It's been a year of upheaval since Bren Cameron's return from space - a year since he and the aiji-dowager, one of his most powerful atevi allies, returned home from their two-year interstellar mission to find the government overthrown and their world in chaos. Now, at last, things on the atevi world seem to be on the right track, and Bren hopes that life may soon become much more tranquil. But something is coming, quietly, stealthily - just the first ominous twinkle of a new star in the heavens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For me, the best in the series

    • By GP on 04-23-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Defender

    • Foreigner Sequence 2, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418

    The three-time Hugo Award-winning author continues her second trilogy in the "superior alien-contact series." ( Kirkus Reviews) National best-selling author and winner of three Hugo Awards, C.J. Cherryh presents book two of her second Foreigner trilogy - the epic story of a single human delegate on a hostile alien planet. In this long-awaited sequel to Precursor, the alien atevi enter the treacherous politics of space travel-as their one human negotiator is caught in the throes of a mutiny.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This author has an awesome imagination

    • By AudioAddict on 08-11-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Destroyer

    • Foreigner Sequence 3, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    C.J. Cherryh, one of the most prolific and acclaimed SF writers in the world, delivers the seventh book in her Foreigner series, and the first book in the new Foreigner trilogy - the epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash-land on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient race. From its beginnings as a human-alien story of first contact, the Foreigner series has become a true SF odyssey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnificent !!!

    • By Professor on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Gate of Ivrel

    • Morgaine, Book 1
    • By: C.J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    Scattered about the galaxy were the time-space Gates of a vanished but not forgotten alien race. In their time, long before the rise of the native civilizations, they had terrorized a hundred worlds—not from villainy but from folly, from tampering with the strands that held a universe together.

    Now the task was to uproot these Gates, destroy their potency for mischief, take horror out of the hands of the few who hungered for power by misuse of the Gates.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I LOVE these books. This reading is terrible.

    • By Melissa on 12-05-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Chanur's Legacy

    • Chanur, Book 5
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Ten years after the presence of the human Tully disrupted the crew of The Pride of Chunur, Hilfy becomes the captain and is offered a million credits to transport a small religious object to Urtur Station.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly Impressed by Production of a Good Book

    • By Sires on 08-20-12

    Regular price: $24.95

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