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    • The Rats

    • The Rats Series, Book 1
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Book One in Herbert’s classic ‘rats’ series.The terror begins. London is struck by an invasion. Women, children, old and young, none are safe from the deadly menace. The attacks are swift and sure, escape is impossible. A state of emergency is declared. Evacuation seems the only solution in the face of a growing panic and mounting death toll. War is declared on the public enemy number one. The Rats!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Who Will Survive?...The Rats!

    • By Kim Venatries on 11-04-13

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Dark

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Night falls. It came like a malignant shadow with seductive promises of power. And somewhere in the night...a small girl smiled as her mother burned...asylum inmates slaughtered their attendants...in slimy tunnels once-human creatures gathered. Madness raged as the lights began to fade and humanity was attacked by an ancient, unstoppable evil.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT SUPERNATURAL MYSTERY!

    • By Amanda H. on 09-30-13

    Regular price: $20.24

    • The Secret of Crickley Hall

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 190

    There is an old, empty house in Devil's Cleave, a deep gorge that leads from the high moors down to the harbour village of Hollow Bay. The house is Crickley Hall and it's large and grim, somehow foreboding. It's rumoured to be haunted. It's thought to hold a secret. Despite some reservations, the Caleighs move in, searching for respite in this beautiful part of North Devon, seeking peace and perhaps to come to terms with what's happened to them as a family. But all is not well with the house....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great old-fashioned ghost story

    • By karen on 12-07-13

    Regular price: $21.68

    • Haunted

    • David Ash Series, Book 1
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    A ghostly twist. Three nights of terror at the house called Edbrook. Three nights in which David Ash, there to investigate a haunting, will be victim of horrifying games. Three nights in which he will face the blood-chilling enigma of his own past. Three hideous nights before Edbrook's dreadful secret will be revealed...And the true nightmare will begin.to the surface, tormenting him, refusing to let him rest. The memory of what he once had been.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wait For It-----Wait For It

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 11-09-13

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Fog

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 76

    The peaceful life of a village in Wiltshire is suddenly shattered by a disaster which strikes without reason or explanation, leaving behind it a trail of misery and horror. A yawning, bottomless crack spreads through the earth, out of which creeps a fog that resembles no other. Whatever it is, it must be controlled; for wherever it goes it leaves behind a trail of disaster as hideous as the tragedy that marked its entry into the world. The fog, quite simple, drives people insane.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • not bad but a bit dated

    • By Anne on 05-26-17

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Once

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
    • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Upon a time. Remember the faery stories you were told as a child? Tales of tiny, magical, winged beings and elves, wicked witches and goblins. Demons... What if one day you found they were true? What if, when you became an adult, you discovered they were all based on fact? What if you met the fantasy and it was all so very real? That's what happened to Thom Kindred. The wonders were revealed to him – but so were the horrors; for not far behind the Good, there always lurks the Bad.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome twist on our existence

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-04-16

    Regular price: $23.75

    • The Magic Cottage

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    The nightmare home. We thought we'd found our haven, a cottage deep in the heart of the forest. Quaint, charming, maybe a little run-down, but so peaceful. The woodland animals and birds couldn't have been more neighbourly. That was the first part of the Magic. Midge's painting and my music soared to new heights of creativity. That was another part of the Magic. Our sensing, our feelings, our love for each other - well, that became the supreme Magic. But the cottage had an alternative side. The Bad Magic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • liked it! just a nice fun story.

    • By naelene on 10-31-13

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Lair

    • The Rats Series, Book 2
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Book Two in Herbert’s classic ‘rats’ series.They've waited long enough.The mutant white rats had grown and mated, creating offspring in its own image. They dominated the others, the dark-furred ones, who foraged for food and brought it back to the lair. Now the dark rats were restless, tormented by a craving they could not satisfy. But the white sluglike thing that ruled them knew. Its two heads weaved to and fro and a stickiness drooled from its mouth as it remembered the taste of human flesh.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Rats Sequel "Lair", does not disappoint!

    • By Matthew S. Hill on 01-14-17
    • The Rats Series, Book 2
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 10-31-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 24 ratings

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Domain

    • The Rats Series, Book 3
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Book Three in Herbert’s classic ‘rats’ series. The final countdown. The long-dreaded nuclear conflict. The city torn apart, shattered, its people destroyed or mutilated beyond hope. For just a few, survival is possible only beneath the wrecked streets - if there is time to avoid the slow-descending poisonous ashes. But below, the rats, demonic offspring of irradiated forebears, are waiting. They know that Man is weakened, become frail. Man has become their prey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fitting end to a great trilogy!

    • By Matthew S. Hill on 01-18-17

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Ash

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 22 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102

    David Ash, detective of the paranormal, is sent to the mysterious Comraich Castle, secluded deep in the Scottish countryside, to investigate a strange, high-profile case. A man has been found crucified in a locked room. The reports suggest that the cliff-top castle is being haunted.... Who or what is the reclusive hooded figure that Ash has seen from the window walking across the courtyard in the dead of night? What are the strange, animal-like sounds that come from the surrounding woods? And why are the castle's inhabitants so reluctant to talk about what they have seen?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What A Mess!

    • By Unzipt on 12-12-12

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Sepulchre

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The bodyguard. There is a house, hidden away in a small valley, that holds a dark and dreadful secret. The house is called Neath. There is a psychic who lives in that house who is part of its secret. His name is Kline. There is a guardian of the house, and of the psychic, and of the secret. He is known as The Keeper. Together, in unholy union, they serve a force whose existence threatens mankind itself. But now a terrible danger is sensed and an outsider must protect them all.

    Regular price: $19.62

    • The Spear

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Dark destiny. When Steadman agreed to investigate the disappearance of a young Mossad agent, he had no idea he would be drawn into a malevolent conspiracy. Neo-Nazi cultists are bent on unleashing an age-old unholy power on an unsuspecting world-power rising out of a demonic relic from man's dark primal past to threaten humanity with horror beyond any nightmare. James Herbert was one of Britain’s greatest popular novelists and our #1 best-selling writer of chiller fiction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too much setup for a rushed climax.

    • By Jon Weimer on 07-19-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Secret of Crickley Hall

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 15

    The Caleighs have had a terrible year. They need time and space, while they await the news they dread. Gabe has brought his wife, Eve, and daughters, Loren and Cally, down to Devon, to the peaceful seaside village of Hollow Bay. He can work and Eve and the kids can have some peace and quiet - and perhaps they can try, as a family, to come to terms with what's happened to them.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Rough..

    • By stephanie r thompson on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $15.88

    • The Survivor

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Robert Powell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    The living dead. It had been one of the worst crashes in airline history, killing over 300 people and leaving only one survivor. Now the dead were buried and the town of Eton tried to forget. But one man could not rest. Keller had walked from the flames of the wreck, driven on by unseen forces, seeking the answer to his own survival. Until the town was forced to face the shocking, dreadful truth about what was buried in the old graveyard. And a truth Keller did not want to believe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific adventure in horror!

    • By BlueRidgeBob on 03-18-15

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Shrine

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Force for evil. A little girl called Alice, a deaf-mute. A vision. A lady in shimmering white who says she is the immaculate conception. And Alice can suddenly hear and speak. And she can perform miracles. Soon the site of the visitation, beneath the ancient oak tree, has become a shrine, a holy place for thousands of pilgrims. But Alice is no longer the guileless child overwhelmed by her new saintliness. She has become the agent of something corrupt, a vile force that is centuries-old.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narration = British Wildlife Documentary Style

    • By Daniaell on 11-15-13

    Regular price: $24.51

    • ‘48

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The running man. In 1945, Hitler unleashes the Blood Death on Britain as his final act of vengeance. Hoke, an American pilot and one of a tiny minority with a rare blood group unaffected by the deadly disease, has survived alone among the debris and the dead of London for three years. Now, in '48, a slow-dying group of Fascist Blackshirts believe their only hope is a complete transfusion of blood from one of Hoke's kind. Ever more desperate as their deaths approach, they're after his blood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful dystopian story

    • By Illini Hillel on 04-04-16

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Fluke

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A likely tail. He was a stringy mongrel, wandering the streets of the city, driven by a ravenous hunger and hunting a quarry he could not define. But he was something more. Somewhere in the depths of his consciousness was memory clawing its way to the surface, tormenting him, refusing to let him rest. The memory of what he once had been. James Herbert was one of Britain's greatest popular novelists and our #1 best-selling writer of chiller fiction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Horror, but by all means very good.

    • By Matthew S. Hill on 04-14-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Nobody True

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Jim True has returned from an out-of-body experience to find he has been brutally murdered and his body mutilated. No one can see him, no one can hear him, no one, except his killer, knows he still exists. Freed from his body, True embarks on a quest to find his killer and discover why and how he has managed to survive. As he closes in on his murderer, True discovers that even the very people he loved and trusted have betrayed him. He meets his killer, a strange and sinister figure who can also leave his body at will.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought provoking...excellent plot

    • By Mario on 07-26-15

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Others

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    The ugly truth. Nicholas Dismas is a Private Investigator, but like no other that has gone before him. He carries a secret to which not even he has the answer. Dismas is hired to find a missing baby. One that was taken away at birth... Or was it? His investigation takes him to a mysteriously located place called Perfect Rest, a nursing home for the elderly. Here Dismas will discover the dark secret of the Others. And in an astonishing and spectacular finale he will resolve the enigma of his own existence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Joy on 06-26-18

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Great Classic Science Fiction

    • Eight Unabridged Stories
    • By: H. G. Wells, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Lester Del Rey, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Barbara Rosenblat, Nick Sullivan, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    This superlative collection of futuristic tales explores ground-breaking supernatural themes from the founding heroes of the science fiction genre. The short story form is perfect for capturing the atmospheric tension of these legendary stories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great authors, good stories

    • By Joel D Offenberg on 09-07-10

    Regular price: $15.36

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