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    • When Gravity Fails

    • Marid Audran Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: George Alec Effinger
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 327

    For a new kind of killer roams the streets of the Arab ghetto, a madman whose bootlegged personality cartridges range from a sinister James Bond to a sadistic disemboweler named Khan. And Marid Audrian has been made an offer he can't refuse.The 200-year-old godfather of the Budayeen's underworld has enlisted Marid as his instrument of vengeance. But first Marid must undergo the most sophisticated of surgical implants before he dares to confront a killer who carries the power of every psychopath since the beginning of time.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Neuromancer in the Middle East

    • By David on 07-28-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Fire in the Sun

    • Marid Audran Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: George Alec Effinger
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    Marid Audran has become everything he once despised. Not so long ago, he was a hustler in the Budayeen, an Arabian ghetto in a Balkanized future Earth. Back then, as often as not, he didn't have the money to buy himself a drink. But he had his independence.Now Marid works for Friedlander Bey, "godfather" of the Budayeen, a man whose power stretches across a shattered, crumbling world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The series just keeps getting better.

    • By Cliff on 09-10-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Exile Kiss

    • Marid Audran Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: George Alec Effinger
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    Mard Audran has risen from hustling on the streets of the decadent Budayeen ghetto to being the right-hand man of one of the Maghreb's most feared men. As an enforcer for the powerful Friedlander Bey, Mard is just beginning to enjoy his newfound wealth and privilege, when he and Bey are betrayed by a rival and accused of murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The series concludes. Just buy it already!

    • By Cliff on 09-10-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Schrodinger's Kitten

    • By: George Alec Effinger
    • Narrated by: Amy Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Twelve-year-old Jehan is a frightened girl tormented by unsettling visions in the Islamic slum of Budayeen. It is here, during the festival marking the end of Ramadan, that she must kill a boy she has never met. A boy that her visions show her may one day do her great harm.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fine but Light

    • By Michael on 09-28-13

    Regular price: $8.39