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    • The Science of Fear

    • Why We Fear the Things We Should Not - and Put Ourselves in Great Danger
    • By: Daniel Gardner
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From terror attacks to the War on Terror, bursting real-estate bubbles to crystal meth epidemics, sexual predators to poisonous toys from China, our list of fears seems to be exploding. And yet, we are the safest and healthiest humans in history. Irrational fear is running amok, and often with tragic results. In the months after 9/11, when people decided to drive instead of fly - believing they were avoiding risk - road deaths rose by 1,595. Those lives were lost to fear.

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    • A rational assessment of the world we live in

    • By Kristopher on 08-29-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Planetenjäger

    • By: George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated by: Reinhard Kuhnert
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Der König der Fantasy schreibt Science Fiction. Ramon Espejos Leben verläuft bei Weitem nicht so wie geplant. Nicht nur, dass er auf einem kaum erschlossenen Kolonieplaneten gestrandet ist. Er muss auch noch vor der Justiz in die Wildnis flüchten, weil er im Streit um eine Frau seinen Gegner getötet hat. Dort wird er von einem bislang unbekannten Alien-Volk gefangen genommen. Da entkommt ein anderer menschlicher Gefangener der Kontrolle der Aliens. Diese zwingen Ramon, den Flüchtigen für sie zu verfolgen.

    Regular price: $19.65

    • Hunter's Run

    • By: George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dezois, Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
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    A fight in an alley behind a bar: a visiting European is knifed by local thug Ramon Espejo, and all hell breaks loose. The dead man was a diplomat on an important mission to São Paulo, and next day Ramon is on the run heading north in his van toward land that no one has ever explored, or even thought of exploring, land so far only glimpsed from orbit during the first colony surveys.

    Regular price: $9.05