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    • Gideon Cain

    • By: Van Allen Plexico, Ian Watson, Scott Harris, and others
    • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Edited by Ron Fortier & Van Allen Plexico. Here are seven new tales of Puritan swordsman Gideon Cain the Demon Hunter by Scott Harris, Brian Zavitz, I. A. Watson, K. G. McAbee, James Palmer, David Wright, and Van Allen Plexico. In the tradition of Robert E. Howard's "Solomon Kane", here is swashbuckling action at its finest.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Best of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 2002

    • By: Robert Silverberg, James Patrick Kelly, Ian Watson, and others
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, here are the best stories of 2002, written by four of the most respected writers of our day: Robert Silverberg, James Patrick Kelly, Ian Watson, and Gregory Benford. Also try The Best of Analog Science Fiction and Fact Magazine and The Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine 2002.

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    • Mislabeled but good

    • By Jim Harris on 06-12-03

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Thought X

    • Fictions and Hypotheticals (Science-Into-Fiction, Book 6)
    • By: Ian Watson, Adam Marek, Dr. Rob Appleby - editor, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Nicola Bryant
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Science is always telling stories. Whether in the creation myths of evolution or the Big Bang, or in the eureka moments of science history, narrative just as much as metaphor is a key tool in the scientist's surprisingly literary toolkit. In this unique anthology, authors have collaborated with leading scientists, to bounce literary, human narratives against purely theoretical ones, alloying together real stories with abstract ones, to produce truly extraordinary results.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The science is stranger than fiction

    • By Arvind on 11-10-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Slow Birds

    • By: Ian Watson
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Slow Birds" tells the story of a strangely idyllic world that is plagued by mysterious invaders. Dubbed slow birds, because the cylindrical objects fly at the rate of only a few feet per minute, the artifacts are a complete mystery. Jason Babbidge's life is inexorably changed and linked to the slow birds when his brother, Daniel, climbs aboard a slowbird shortly before it disappears into the unknown.

    Regular price: $7.70