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    • The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

    • By: Austin Reed, Caleb Smith - editor, David W. Blight - foreword, and others
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In 2009, scholars at Yale University came across a startling manuscript: the memoir of Austin Reed, a free black man born in the 1820s who spent most of his early life ricocheting between forced labor in prison and forced labor as an indentured servant. Lost for more than 150 years, the handwritten document is the first known prison memoir written by an African American.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Penny Dreadfuls: Volume 1

    • Guy Fawkes; Revolution; Hereward the Wake
    • By: David Reed, Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck
    • Narrated by: full cast, Miles Jupp, Richard E Grant, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Penny Dreadfuls examine the life of Guy Fawkes, undertake a satirical version of the French Revolution and turn their comic eye towards Hereward the Wake. The Penny Dreadfuls - Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck - are a comedy trio who specialise in retelling historical events in their own, inimitable way. In these riotous revisionist plays, they present alternative takes on three famous tales, ably assisted by guests including Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Marek Larwood, Justin Edwards, Miles Jupp, Richard E Grant, and Sally Hawkins.

    Regular price: $17.05

    • Hill 488

    • A Fight to Remember
    • By: John G. Hubbell, David Reed
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    They were no elite force. They were just an average lot of men who'd undergone the seemingly magical training process that produces marines. But this proved to be their greatest strength that long and terrible night, fighting one of the truly great final stands in all of history - they were marines.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Penny Dreadfuls: Volume 2

    • Macbeth Rebothered; The Odyssey; The Curse of the Beagle
    • By: David Reed, Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck
    • Narrated by: full cast, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Robert Webb, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Comedy trio The Penny Dreadfuls recount the story of the much-maligned Macbeth, revisit Odysseus’ epic journey and reveal the truth behind Darwin’s famous voyage. The Penny Dreadfuls - Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck - are a comedy trio who specialise in retelling historical events in their own, inimitable way. In these riotous revisionist plays, they present alternative takes on three famous tales, ably assisted by guests including Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Lolly Adefope, Robert Webb and Susan Calman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious!

    • By Kris Raah on 05-27-18

    Regular price: $17.05

    • The Year's Top Short SF Novels

    • By: Stephen Baxter, Geoffrey A. Landis, David Moles, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Adam Epstein, Nicola Barber
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Short novels may well be the perfect length for science-fiction stories. They are movie-length tales that resonate with moxie while fully exploring characters, new worlds, and ideas. The stories in this unabridged audio collection are the best-of-the-best short science-fiction novels published in 2010 by current and emerging masters of this form.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic

    • By wendy on 02-14-12

    Regular price: $33.59

    • Unnatural Worlds

    • Fiction River: An Original Anthology, Volume 1
    • By: Richard Bowes, Leah Cutter, David Farland, and others
    • Narrated by: Matthew Buchman, Jerimy Colbert, Jane Kennedy, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    From a funeral procession in Asia, to an ancestral estate deep in the heart of a vaguely Victorian forest, to a carriage accident in the vast universe of The Runelords, Unnatural Worlds takes listeners on a journey to the far side of the imagination. Funny, heartbreaking, frightening, but most importantly, memorable, the original stories in this anthology go places few writers dare reach. Unnatural Worlds marks the perfect start to the brand-new Fiction River anthology series.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Episode 46: Gary Johnson, Angel Olsen, and a Bee Stylist

    • By: David Remnick, Gary Johnson, Angel Olsen, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Presidential candidate, was once a staunch advocate for legalizing marijuana. The former New Mexico governor joins David Remnick in a discussion about his new pot-free life...

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Murder at 37,000 Feet

    • By: David Reed
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    There was no distress call, no warning. The airliner and its 115 passengers and crew simply vanished. Get the story behind the detective work that solved the mystery.

    Regular price: $1.95