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    • The Gods of H. P. Lovecraft

    • By: Rachel Caine, Seanan McGuire, Laird Barron, and others
    • Narrated by: David Stifel, uncredited
    • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 265

    The Gods of H.P. Lovecraft: a brand new anthology that collects the 12 principal deities of the Lovecraftian Mythos and sets them loose. Featuring the biggest names in horror and dark fantasy, including many New York Times best sellers; full of original fiction; and individual commentary on each of the deities by Donald Tyson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Starts of slow but very good

    • By KL on 02-12-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Coffee Trader

    • A Novel
    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 225
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 227

    On the world's first commodities exchange, fortunes are won and lost in an instant. Miguel Lienzo, a sharp-witted trader in the city's close-knit community of Portuguese Jews, knows this only too well. Once among the city's most envied merchants, Miguel has lost everything in a sudden shift in the sugar markets. Now, impoverished and humiliated, living on the charity of his petty younger brother, Miguel must find a way to restore his wealth and reputation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flawless!

    • By Robert on 08-15-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Whiskey Rebels

    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 18 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 999
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 671

    At his most desperate moment, Ethan Saunders is recruited to find his ex-fiancée's missing husband. Meanwhile, Joan Maycott and her Revolutionary War veteran husband distill whiskey on the western Pennsylvania frontier. As their causes intertwine, Joan and Saunders - both patriots in their own way - find themselves on opposing sides of a daring scheme that will forever change their lives and their new country.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • In My Top 10 - Maybe Top 5 At Audible

    • By Lulu on 10-31-12

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Limbus, Inc., Book III

    • By: Jonathan Maberry, Laird Barron, Seanan McGuire, and others
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Thomas Malone thought he'd seen it all during his 25 years in the Birmingham homicide division. But then they found the body of a woman suspended above the opening of the mineshaft known as the Vertical, blood dripping into the chasm below. At the bottom of that shaft, two clues - a typed manuscript and a business card, blank but for a name on the front and a single sentence on the back.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Confusing tale or two

    • By rooster on 07-06-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Devil's Company

    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    When Benjamin Weaver is blackmailed into stealing documents from the ruthless British East India Company, he soon discovers the theft of trade secrets is only the first move in a daring conspiracy within the 18th century's most powerful corporation. To save his friends and family, Weaver must infiltrate the company, navigate its warring factions, and uncover a secret plot of corporate rivals, foreign spies, and government operatives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very involving story

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-17-09

    Regular price: $27.29

    • The Day of Atonement

    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: Samuel Roukin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 123

    Lisbon, 1755: A distinguished-looking gentleman emerges from the bowels of a ship freshly arrived from London, and sets into the city with a singular purpose. This is Sebastian Foxx, born SebastiAo Raposa, and his parents were abducted by the Inquisition when Sebastian was just 13 years old.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I never knew how powerful the Inqistion in Portual

    • By Dennis on 11-02-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Spectacle of Corruption

    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    While inquiring into some threatening notes sent to a Church of England priest, Benjamin Weaver is arrested for the murder of a dockworker. After his conviction, engineered by a crooked judge who has blatantly instructed the jury to disregard the truth, Weaver escapes from prison, intent upon proving his innocence.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Liss-less

    • By Harley on 06-19-12

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Out of Tune

    • By: Kelley Armstrong, Jack Ketchum, Simon R. Green, and others
    • Narrated by: Peter Bishop, Lesley Ann Fogle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A song half-heard. The murmur of a voice singing in the dark. There it is again...a few words set to an old melody filled with mystery, heartbreak and horror. Out of Tune gathers a collection of original dark fantasy tales inspired by folk ballads. Here you'll find stories of strange creatures and strangers humans, treachery and love, murder and monsters.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pass don’t waste your time

    • By Ri Ki on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Twelfth Enchantment

    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Lucy Derrick is a young woman of good breeding and poor finances. After the death of her beloved father, she is forced to maintain a shabby dignity as the unwanted boarder of her tyrannical uncle, fending off marriage to a local mill owner. But just as she is on the cusp of accepting a life of misery, events take a stunning turn when a handsome stranger - the poet and notorious rake Lord Byron - arrives at her house, stricken by what seems to be a curse, and with a cryptic message for Lucy. Suddenly her unfortunate circumstances are transformed in ways at once astonishing and seemingly impossible.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely

    • By Kimberly on 10-17-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Four Summoner's Tales

    • By: Kelley Armstrong, Christopher Golden, David Liss, and others
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter, Phil Gigante, Nico Evers-Swindell, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    Four best-selling authors. One hell-raising premise. What if the dead could be summoned from their graves - for a price? What if a quartet of distinctive storytellers took a stab at this deceptively simple idea - on a dare? The answers lie here, in Four Summoner’s Tales, as these acclaimed writers accept the challenge and rise to the occasion - in four brilliantly chilling ways. It’s all in the execution….

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Only one tale was good!

    • By Frank Holmes on 05-12-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Ethical Assassin

    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    No one is more surprised than Lem Altick when it turns out he's actually good at peddling encyclopedias door to door. He hates the predatory world of sales, but he needs the money to pay for college. Then things go horribly wrong. In a sweltering trailer in rural Florida, a couple Lem has spent hours pitching to is shot dead before his eyes, and the unassuming young man is suddenly pulled into the dark world of conspiracy and murder.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • animal rights in pigs clothing

    • By Camille Mitchell on 08-27-08

    Regular price: $27.27

    • The Coffee Trader

    • By: David Liss
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    On the world's first commodities exchange, fortunes are won and lost in an instant. Miguel Lienzo, a sharp-witted trader in the city's close-knit community of Portuguese Jews, knows this only too well. Once among the city's most envied merchants, Miguel has lost everything in a sudden shift in the sugar markets. Now, impoverished and humiliated, living on the charity of his petty younger brother, Miguel must find a way to restore his wealth and reputation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and Intriguing

    • By Doug on 12-01-03

    Regular price: $23.93