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    • 47 Ronin

    • By: Joan D. Vinge
    • Narrated by: Steve Baker
    • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 161

    A novelization by Joan D. Vinge Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi, the leader of the 47 Ronin, starts the pair on a quest over a shared loss. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honor to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Boring, Boring, Boring

    • By Jerry Morelock on 12-28-17

    Regular price: $33.06

    • The Snow Queen

    • By: Joan D. Vinge
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    The imperious Winter colonists have ruled the planet Tiamat for 150 years, deriving wealth from the slaughter of the sea mers. But soon the galactic stargate will close, isolating Tiamat, and the 150-year reign of the Summer primitives will begin. All is not lost if Arienrhod, the ageless, corrupt Snow Queen, can destroy destiny with an act of genocide. Arienrhod is not without competition as Moon, a young Summer-tribe sibyl, and the nemesis of the Snow Queen, battles to break a conspiracy that spans space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A magnificent performance of an old favorite

    • By Nancy on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Cowboys & Aliens

    • By: Joan D Vinge
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Based on the movie Cowboys and Aliens starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig1875, New Mexico Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Cowboys & Aliens

    • By: Joan D. Vinge
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127

    New Mexico Territory, 1875. A stranger with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don’t welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde. It’s a town that lives in fear. But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Movie turned to Book...Preferred the Movie

    • By Staaj on 04-22-12

    Regular price: $22.67

    • 47 Ronin

    • By: Joan D. Vinge
    • Narrated by: Frank Schaff
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nachdem ein verräterischer Kriegsherr ihren Meister tötet und sie in die Verbannung schickt, schwören 47 führerlose Samurai, Rache zu nehmen und ihre Ehre wiederherzustellen. Aus ihrer Heimat vertrieben und zerstreut ins ganze Land brauchen diese Ronin die Hilfe von Kai, einem einst zurückgewiesenen Halbblut, um sich ihren Weg durch eine verwilderte Welt voller mythischer Bestien, magischer Gestaltenwandlerei und anderen seltsamen Schrecken zu kämpfen.

    Regular price: $25.02