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    • The Moon and the Other

    • By: John Kessel
    • Narrated by: Firdous Bamji
    • Length: 18 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    In the middle of the 22nd century, over three million people live in underground cities below the moon's surface. One city-state, the Society of Cousins, is matriarchy, where men are supported in any career choice, and can have all the sex they want, but no right to vote - and tensions are beginning to flare as outside political intrigues increase. After participating in a rebellion that caused his mother's death, Erno has been exiled from the Society of Cousins.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Pride and Prometheus

    • By: John Kessel
    • Narrated by: James Langdon, Samuel Roukin, Jill Tanner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Threatened with destruction unless he fashions a wife for his Creature, Victor Frankenstein travels to England where he meets Mary and Kitty Bennet, the remaining unmarried sisters of the Bennet family from Pride and Prejudice. As Mary and Victor become increasingly attracted to each other, the Creature looks on impatiently, waiting for his bride. But where will Victor find a female body from which to create the monster's mate? Meanwhile, the awkward Mary hopes that Victor will save her from approaching spinsterhood while wondering what dark secret he is keeping from her.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2

    • By: Elizabeth Bear, Ian Creasey, Steven Gould, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Vanessa Hart, J. P. Linton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Here is an unabridged audio collection of the "best of the best" science fiction short stories published in 2009 by current and emerging masters of the genre, as narrated by top voice talents. In "Erosion",l by Ian Creasey, a man tests the limits of his exo-suit prior to leaving a dying earth. In "As Women Fight", by Sara Genge, a hunter has no time to train for a fight to inhabit his wife's body in a society of body-switchers....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not a great year...

    • By Barry on 10-04-10

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine, May-June 2003

    • By: Barry M. Malzberg, John Kessel, Jack Cady, and others
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Amanda Karr, Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Here are 10 stories from the May and June 2003 issues of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, including a tribute to SF great Barry M. Malzberg.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One story makes this worth it...

    • By Matthew on 11-26-09

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Some Like it Cold

    • By: John Kessel
    • Narrated by: John Kessel
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A time traveling "talent scout" from the future visits 1962 in search of his latest recruit for the entertainment megacorporations of the late 21st century. But what if she doesn't want to come? And who pays the costs?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • A Clean Escape

    • By: John Kessel
    • Narrated by: John Kessel
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In the privacy of her office, a psychiatrist torments a man suffering from a faulty memory. Or does she? When treatment becomes a struggle for power, who can separate reality from illusion, lies from truth, sanity from insanity, guilt from innocence? And what is at stake in the world outside the room?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • HAVE YOU READ 1984?

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 08-24-15

    Regular price: $3.95