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    • The Dreaming Tree

    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It was that transitional time of the world when man first brought the clang of iron and the reek of smoke to the lands which before had echoed only with fairy voices. In that dawn of man and death of magic, there yet remained one last untouched place - the small forest of Ealdwood - which kept the magic intact and protected the old ways. And there was one who dwelt there, Arafel the Sidhe, who had more pride and love of the world as it used to be than any of her kind.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 283
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      5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265

    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

    • 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 218
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    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

    • 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 1,195
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,084

    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 Pride of Chanur

    • Chanur, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 551
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 491
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 494

    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

    • Downbelow Station

    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 281
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      4 out of 5 stars 249
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      4 out of 5 stars 249

    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

    • 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 593
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 534
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 535

    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

    • 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 705
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 634

    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

    • 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 478
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 425

    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

    • Betrayer

    • Foreigner Sequence 4, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342

    In the wake of civil war, Bren Cameron, the brilliant human diplomat of the alien atevi civilization, has left the capital and sought refuge at his country estate, Najida. But now he is trapped inside Najida-which has been surrounded by enemies- with the powerful grandmother of his ally, Tabiniaiji, atevi leader of the Western Association. Ilisidi, the aiji-dowager, is not inclined to be passive and sends Bren into enemy territory, to the palace of the leader of the rebels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The story continues

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-11-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cyteen

    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 36 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 730
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      4 out of 5 stars 657
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 667

    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

    • 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 245
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218

    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

    • Conspirator

    • Foreigner Sequence 4, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340

    Cajeiri is the young son of the powerful leader of the Western Association-and he has become a target for forces bent on destroying his father's rule. For Cajeiri is the first ateva to understand the humans living among them-an understanding that threatens his own race.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heroe's Homecoming!!!!!

    • By Professor on 09-24-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Exile's Gate

    • Morgaine, Book 4
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    Morgaine must meet her greatest challenge - Gault, who is both human and alien, and also seeks control of the world and its Gate. She will meet the true Gatemaster - a mysterious lord with power as great, or greater, than her own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Sigurd on 06-03-15

    Regular price: $20.72

    • 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 528
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478

    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

    • 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 84
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    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

    • Fires of Azeroth

    • Morgaine, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    There was a star Gate in Azeroth marked by alien fires that Morgaine must seal. But Morgaine and Vanye have brought devastation to the peaceful land. For the hordes of Shiuan were on their heels, determined to conquer a new land for themselves and to avenge their lost planet.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 347
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315

    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

    • Pretender

    • Foreigner Sequence 3, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380

    Exhausted from a two-year rescue mission to a distant sector of space, and with resources strained by four thousand extra mouths to feed, the crew of the starship Phoenix yearns for the luxuries of home. But when the ship makes the final jump into atevi space, they learn the worst: supplies to their home station have been cut off; civil war has broken out on the atevi mainland; the powerful Western Association has been overthrown; and Tabini-aiji is missing and may be dead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lord of Heavens.

    • By Professor on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Intruder

    • Foreigner Sequence 5, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    In the wake of civil war, Bren Cameron, the brilliant human diplomat of the alien atevi civilization, has left the capital and sought refuge at his country estate, Najida. But now he is trapped inside Najida - which has been surrounded by enemies - with the powerful grandmother of his ally, Tabiniaiji, atevi leader of the Western Association. Ilisidi, the aiji-dowager, is not inclined to be passive and sends Bren into enemy territory, to the palace of the leader of the rebels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Bunty on 11-28-12

    Regular price: $24.95

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