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    • Rise of Mankind

    • Publisher's Pack, Books 9 & 10
    • By: John Walker
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    The end of war seems within grasp but terrorists threaten to undermine invasion plans. Orion’s Light has been a thorn in the side of the government for some time but intelligence director Siva Wih’Faren has taken it upon herself to finish them off once and for all. She engages The Behemoth and The Crystal Font to launch a daring plan, an attack on the criminal fleet and their secret base. As they prepare for conflict, special agent Trellan En’Dal infiltrates the Orion’s Light to assassinate their leader, the nefarious Krilan Ar’Vax.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastic series!

    • By Eric on 04-23-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Selected Shorts: American Classics

    • By: Amy Tan, Donald Barthelme, Eudora Welty, and others
    • Narrated by: Freda Foh Shen, David Strathairn, Stockard Channing, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    A compilation of classic tales by great American writers performed by terrific actors, with a lineup including Pulitzer Prize winners, National Book Award winners, and PEN Award winners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic classics

    • By Michael on 08-30-12

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Rise of Mankind, Books 7-8

    • By: John Walker
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Rebellion, book 7: The crew of the Earth ship Behemoth has been busy. Their latest assignment against the Orion’s Light terrorists has given them valuable insight into the workings of this new threat and boosted their already substantial credibility with Alliance High Command. Extinction, book 8: A message was received from an unknown part of the galaxy, filtered through dozens of relays before arriving at the home world. An old friend seems to be stranded and needs assistance yet they were unable to convey proper coordinates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good books too short

    • By Dbetz on 06-28-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Rise of Mankind: Publisher's Pack 2

    • Books 3-4
    • By: John Walker
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Contains Raid (Book 3) and Conflict (Book 4. Earth has nearly completed a second ship, a sister vessel to the Behemoth. This crowning achievement is hampered by a lack of a necessary element called ulem. A lone security guard at the closest mining facility managed to deploy a distress call with a simple message: PIRATES HAVE TAKEN THE STATION. Then, the Behemoth finds itself drifting in an uncharted sector of space.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • so much talk, so little action..

    • By Dane on 07-26-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Rise of Mankind: Publisher's Pack, Books 1 & 2

    • By: John Walker
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    Three years ago, Earth was attacked by an invading force so devastating, only one ship in the fleet survived. Their hard won victory came from the aid of an alliance of aliens long at war with an aggressive force. With the aid of advanced technology, humanity retrofitted their surviving vessel. The Behemoth became a shield against any future incursions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cue the Violins...

    • By Reena on 01-05-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Rise of Mankind

    • Publisher's Pack 3
    • By: John Walker
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Pursuit, book five: Earth's mighty warship, The Behemoth, has been selected to receive the honor of formally joining the alliance. This momentous occasion opens new opportunities for the human race, a chance to help decide the fate of the universal government and participate in galactic affairs. As they prepare for the voyage and ceremony to come, not all are easy aboard the battleship. Clea An'Tufal, liaison aboard The Behemoth, wakes from a revelatory dream. Her first assignment ended in tragedy, the ship she served on was destroyed in a massive battle. 

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Bracketing the Enemy: Forward Observers in World War II

    • By: John R. Walker
    • Narrated by: Bob Johnson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    After the end of World War II, General George Patton declared that artillery had won the war. Yet howitzers did not achieve victory on their own. Crucial to the success of these big guns were forward observers, artillerymen on the front lines who directed the artillery fire. In Bracketing the Enemy, John R. Walker offers the first full-length history of forward observer teams during World War II.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • From a current Forward Observer (0861/13F)

    • By Ben James on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ivory's Ghosts

    • The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants
    • By: John Frederick Walker
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Ivory's Ghosts is the first comprehensive, contemporary look at the world's most treasured organic material, ivory. Using a wide range of historical and firsthand reportage, John Frederick Walker tells the astonishing and sometimes savage story of ivory's enormous impact on both human history and that of its most important source: the majestic African elephant.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Historical and Even Handed

    • By Gale on 03-12-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The State of Entrepreneurship in Black America

    • National Town Hall Meeting
    • By: Tavis Smiley, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Hear some of the most influential and dynamic black leaders and thinkers as they engage in a healthy debate on the "State of Entrepreneurship in Black America". Become more conscious of the business world around you and your current role in it. Find out what it would take for you to start your own business and become your own boss.

    Regular price: $3.60