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    • Arkad's World

    • By: James L. Cambias
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Young Arkad is the only human on a distant world, on his own among beings from across the galaxy. His struggle to survive on the lawless streets of an alien city is disrupted by the arrival of three humans: an eccentric historian named Jacob, a superhuman cyborg girl called Baichi, and a mysterious ex-spy known as Ree. They seek a priceless treasure which might free Earth from alien domination. Arkad joins them on an incredible quest halfway across the planet. With his help they cross the fantastic landscape, battling pirates, mercenaries, and bizarre creatures....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great World Building as in the John Carter Stories

    • By Todd Albert on 01-11-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Corsair

    • By: James L. Cambias
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 585
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 530
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 530

    In the early 2020s, two young, genius computer hackers, Elizabeth Santiago and David Schwartz, meet at MIT, where Schwartz is sneaking into classes, and have a brief affair. David is amoral and out for himself and soon disappears. Elizabeth dreams of technology and space travel and takes a military job after graduating.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Addictive listen full of action/suspense and humor

    • By TenaciousReader on 05-21-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Darkling Sea

    • By: James L. Cambias
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    Against the backdrop of deep-sea guerrilla conflict, a new age of human exploration begins as alien cultures collide. Both sides seek the aid of the newly enlightened Ilmatarans. But what this struggle means for the natives--and the future of human exploration--is anything but certain.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Alien contact, guerilla warfare in the deep ocean

    • By David on 05-11-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • We, Robots

    • By: Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, and others
    • Narrated by: Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    This is a collection of seven contemporary robot tales written by some of today's most acclaimed science fiction authors. A sentient war machine combs a beach for trinkets to create memorials for its fallen comrades in the Hugo Award-winning story, "Tideline", by Elizabeth Bear. In "Balancing Accounts", by James Cambias, a small-time independent robotic space tug is hired by a mysterious client for a voyage between two of Saturn's moons.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Good

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 12-21-13

    Regular price: $19.59