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    • Rogues

    • By: Neil Gaiman (contributor), George R. R. Martin (editor), Gillian Flynn (contributor), and others
    • Narrated by: Janis Ian, Gwendoline Christie, Roy Dotrice, and others
    • Length: 31 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,575
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,433
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,429

    If you’re a fan of fiction that is more than just black and white, this latest story collection from number-one New York Times best-selling author George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish you in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. And George R. R. Martin himself offers a brand-new A Game of Thrones tale chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the entire history of Ice and Fire.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fun way to sample Authors- More Rothfuss Please!

    • By gerry on 08-31-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Book of Swords

    • By: Gardner Dozois - editor, George R. R. Martin, Robin Hobb, and others
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey, Julia Whelan, Mark Deakins, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 134

    In The Book of Swords, acclaimed editor and best-selling author Gardner Dozois presents an all-new anthology of original epic tales by a stellar cast of award-winning modern masters - many of them set in their authors' best-loved worlds. Join today's finest tellers of fantastic tales, including George R. R. Martin, K. J. Parker, Robin Hobb, Scott Lynch, Ken Liu, C. J. Cherryh, Daniel Abraham, Lavie Tidhar, Ellen Kushner, and more on action-packed journeys into the outer realms of dark enchantment and intrepid derring-do.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a mixed bag

    • By alisa on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Dangerous Women

    • By: George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Jonathan Frakes, Janis Ian, and others
    • Length: 32 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 979
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 910
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 913

    All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by 12 New York Times best sellers, and seven stories set in the authors’ best-selling continuities - including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden’s world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Joy of an Anthology

    • By Susan on 03-21-14

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Warriors

    • By: George R. R. Martin (author and editor), Gardner Dozois (author and editor)
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor, Christina Traister
    • Length: 31 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 429
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 432

    People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories... Our contributors make up an all-star lineup of award-winning and bestselling writers, representing a dozen different publishers and as many genres. We asked each of them for the same thing - a story about a warrior. Some chose to write in the genre they’re best known for. Some decided to try something different. You will find warriors of every shape, size, and color here....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Don't believe the haters

    • By troconn the destroyer on 11-01-14

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Rip-Off!

    • By: John Scalzi, Jack Campbell, Mike Resnick, and others
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton, Scott Brick, Christian Rummel, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 760
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 686
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 691

    In Rip-Off!, 13 of today’s best and most honored writers of speculative fiction face a challenge even they would be hard-pressed to conceive: Pick your favorite opening line from a classic piece of fiction (or even non-fiction) - then use it as the first sentence of an entirely original short story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • not just for sci-fi fans

    • By carmen on 01-04-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Songs of the Dying Earth

    • Stories in Honor of Jack Vance
    • By: Glen Cook, Neil Gaiman, Tanith Lee, and others
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 28 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 109

    The anthology Songs of the Dying Earth has assembled one of the most distinguished casts of authors ever - including Dan Simmons, Neil Gaiman, George R. R. Martin, Paula Volsky, Mike Resnick, Robert Silverberg, Lucius Shepard, Tad Williams, Tanith Lee, Liz Williams, Glen Cook, and eleven other famous writers - to write stories in honor of the genius of Jack Vance, stories using the bizarre and darkly beautiful far future setting of the Dying Earth, near the very end of Earth's lifespan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Snack that left me Ravenous

    • By Gary on 12-16-09

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Songs of Love and Death

    • All-Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love
    • By: George R. R. Martin (editor), Gardner Dozois (editor), Neil Gaiman, and others
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante, Michael Page, Susan Duerden, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Award-winning, best-selling author Neil Gaiman demonstrates why he’s one of the hottest stars in literature today with “The Thing About Cassandra,” a subtle but chilling story of a man who meets an old girlfriend he had never expected to see .International blockbuster bestselling author Diana Gabaldon sends a World War II RAF pilot through a stone circle to the time of her Outlander series in “A Leaf on the Winds of All Hallows.”

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Eclectic mix

    • By Myra on 12-11-12

    Regular price: $22.04

    • Down These Strange Streets

    • By: George R. R. Martin (editor), Gardner Dozois (editor), Charlaine Harris, and others
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante, Nicola Barber, Ralph Lister
    • Length: 21 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 329

    Down These Strange Streets takes you to the cities where fantasy and mystery collide and where private eyes who have seen it all find something lurking that is stranger still.... In “Death by Dahlia”, number-one New York Times best-selling author Charlaine Harris takes vampire Dahlia Lynley-Chivers to a lavish party that turns deadly. And with so many different creatures of the night in attendance, Dahlia will have a hard time identifying the most likely suspect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Hit ( for me at least)

    • By Sho Sunaga on 10-16-11

    Regular price: $22.04

    • Old Venus

    • By: George R.R. Martin - editor, Gardner Dozois - editor
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Sixteen all-new stories by science fiction's top talents, collected by best-selling author George R. R. Martin and multiple-award-winning editor Gardner Dozois.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book

    • By Robert on 11-29-15

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Hunter's Run

    • By: George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 196

    Like so many others, Ramón Espejo ran from the poverty and hopelessness of the Third World to the promise of a new world, joining a host of like-minded workers and dreamers aboard one of the great starships of the mysterious, repulsive Enye. But the life he found on the far-off planet of São Paulo was no better than the one he had abandoned.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Different but good

    • By Richard on 07-19-08

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The New Space Opera

    • By: Gardner Dozois (editor), Jonathan Strahan (editor)
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie, Caroline Shaffer, Paul Michael Garcia, and others
    • Length: 23 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    This dazzling anthology includes epic interstellar adventures, tales of space and wonder, from some of the brightest names in science fiction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not all great, but all good

    • By Michael R. Blanche on 05-07-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Multiverse

    • Exploring Poul Anderson's Worlds
    • By: Greg Bear, Gardner Dozois
    • Narrated by: Jim Manchester, Paul Michael Garcia, Charlotte Anne Dore, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Multiverse: Exploring Poul Anderson's Worlds is a rousing, all-original anthology that stands both as a significant achievement in its own right and as a heartfelt tribute to a remarkable writer - and equally remarkable man. A nicely balanced mixture of fiction and reminiscence, Multiverse contains more than a dozen stories and novellas by some of today's finest writers, along with moving reflections by, among others, Anderson's wife, Karen.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Dangerous Women

    • By: George R. R Martin, Gardner Dozois, Joe Abercrombie, and others
    • Narrated by: Claudia Blak, Scott Brick, Karen Dotrice, and others
    • Length: 32 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Twenty-one original stories of dangerous women by top genre writers, brought together in a new anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Intrepid warriors, far-ranging spacewomen, formidable superheroines, hard-living bad girls, embattled survivors, private investigators, seductive femmes fatale and haughty queens; as Gardner Dubois writes in his introduction, 'if you want to tie any of these women to the railway tracks, you'll have a real fight on your hands!'

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Restored my faith in short story format

    • By Rachel on 03-30-14

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The New Space Opera 2

    • By: Gardner Dozois (editor), Jonathan Strahan (editor)
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner, Bahni Turpin, Caroline Shaffer, and others
    • Length: 23 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Following the success of their Locus Award – winning anthology The New Space Opera, editors Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan up the ante with The New Space Opera 2, in which more of the most beloved names in science fiction spin stunning tales of interstellar adventure and wonder.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Solid stories, some sketchy performances.

    • By Turtle on 01-12-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Book of Swords

    • By: Gardner Dozois
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey, John Lee, Katharine McEwan, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An epic collection of fantasy stories from true masters of the genre, including a never-before-published Song of Ice and Fire novella by George R. R. Martin. Fantasy fiction has produced some of the most unforgettable heroes ever: Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian, Michael Moorcock's Elric of Melniboné, Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. Classic characters like these made sword and sorcery a cornerstone of fantasy fiction and an inspiration for a new generation of writers spinning their own magical adventures.

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Planetenjäger

    • By: George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated by: Reinhard Kuhnert
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 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