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    • Rip-Off!

    • By: John Scalzi, Jack Campbell, Mike Resnick, and others
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton, Scott Brick, Christian Rummel, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 766
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 691
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 696

    In Rip-Off!, 13 of today’s best and most honored writers of speculative fiction face a challenge even they would be hard-pressed to conceive: Pick your favorite opening line from a classic piece of fiction (or even non-fiction) - then use it as the first sentence of an entirely original short story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • not just for sci-fi fans

    • By carmen on 01-04-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Gorel and the Pot-Bellied God

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It started out simple: Get to Falang-Et, find the mirror, find what truth it may hold. But nothing is simple for Gorel of Goliris... When Gorel forms an uneasy alliance - and ménage à trois- with an Avian spy and a half-Merlangai thief, things only start to get complicated. Add a murdered merchant, the deadly Mothers of the House of Jade, the rivalry of gods and the machinations of a rising Dark Lord bent on conquest, and things start to get out of hand.

    Regular price: $14.83

    • The Year's Top Short SF Novels 7

    • By: Wil McCarthy, An Owomoyela, Suzanne Palmer, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari, Wil McCarthy
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Short novels are movie-length narratives that may well be the perfect length for science fiction stories. This audio collection, nearly 16 hours long, presents the best-of-the-best science fiction novellas published in 2016 by current and emerging masters of this vibrant form of storytelling.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible sounding, Meh stories

    • By craftuser on 06-12-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 9

    • By: Nina Allan, Karl Bunker, Carolyn Ives Gilman, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari, Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    An unabridged audio collection spotlighting the "best of the best" science fiction stories published in 2016 by current and emerging masters of the genre, edited by Allan Kaster, as narrated by top voice talents.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good selection of stories, variable voice talent.

    • By Tezby on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Central Station

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 21

    A worldwide diaspora has left a quarter of a million people at the foot of a space station. Cultures collide in real life and virtual reality. The city is literally a weed, its growth left unchecked. Life is cheap, and data is cheaper. When Boris Chong returns to Tel Aviv from Mars, much has changed. Boris' ex-lover is raising a strangely familiar child who can tap in to the datastream of a mind with the touch of a finger. His cousin is infatuated with a robotnik - a damaged cyborg soldier who might as well be begging for parts.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, but I didn't like the reading

    • By Hamutal Yellin on 08-10-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Osama

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33

    In a world without global terrorism Joe, a private detective, is hired by a mysterious woman to find a man: the obscure author of pulp fiction novels featuring one Osama Bin Laden: Vigilante...Joe’s quest to find the man takes him across the world, from the backwaters of Asia to the European Capitals of Paris and London, and as the mystery deepens around him there is one question he is trying hard not to ask: who is he, really, and how much of the books is fiction?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Life Isn't a Pulp Novel

    • By Dave on 05-23-12

    Regular price: $19.64

    • The Bookman

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Late Extra! Bomb outrage in London! When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the mysterious island that may hold the secret to the origin not only of the shadowy Bookman, but of Orphan himself....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Strange and Ambitious

    • By Jim N on 05-02-17

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Jesus and the Eightfold Path

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Three Wise Men came from the East for the infant Jesus in The New Testament. Three brave companions accompany the Buddha in the Chinese classic A Journey to the West. Could they have been the same three? Guided by a star, three strange companions arrive in the barbarous land of Judea to seek a newborn child - a possible messiah to some, and the reincarnation of the Budda to others. When the child’s life is threatened, his family and new guardians escape to Egypt, returning years later, to a Jewish land on the cusp of annihilation by the Roman Empire.

    Regular price: $14.83

    • Camera Obscura

    • Bookman Histories, Book 2
    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The X-Files meets The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in this wild and clever steampunk romp. Milady de Winter is called in by the mysterious Council to solve a seemingly impossible murder in the Rue Morgue, Paris. It'll take all her ingenuity just to remain alive.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An OK story

    • By kelan on 06-27-12

    Regular price: $24.88

    • The Great Game

    • Bookman Histories, Book 3
    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Lizardine Empire is under threat. When Mycroft Holmes is murdered in London, it is up to retired shadow executive Smith to track down his killer and stumble on the greatest conspiracy of his life. Mycroft's protégé, the young Lucy Westerna, returns from Abyssinia with an ancient device that wreaks havoc when activated, summoning into being deadly machines that look like giant tripods. And across the ocean, in Vespuccia, a young Harry Houdini faces death...and the return of an enemy once thought vanquished.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely fantastic

    • By Greg on 09-05-16

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Cloud Permutations

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The world of Heven was populated, centuries ago, by Melanesian settlers from distant Earth. It is a peaceful, quiet world – yet it harbours ancient secrets. Kai just wants to fly. But flying is the one thing forbidden on Heven – a world dominated by the mysterious, ever present clouds in the skies. What do they hide? For Kai, finding the answer might mean his death – but how far will you go to realise your dreams?

    Regular price: $14.83

    • The Tel Aviv Dossier

    • By: Lavie Tidhar, Nir Yaniv
    • Narrated by: Eric Meyers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Through a city torn apart by violence they cannot comprehend, three disparate people: a documentary film-maker, a yeshiva student, and a psychotic fireman must try to survive, and try to find meaning--even if it means being lost themselves. As Tel Aviv is consumed, a strange mountain rises at the heart of the city, and shows the outline of what may be another, alien world beyond.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonder filled

    • By Ellis D Vener on 05-16-16

    Regular price: $15.48

    • An Occupation of Angels

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    After Archangels materialise over the bloodbaths of WWII, they take up residence in most of the world’s major cities. But what would happen if, more than quarter of a century later, something somehow managed to kill these supreme beings? Killarney knows and, as an agent working for the Bureau, a British agency that’s so secret it doesn’t officially exist, she finds herself embroiled in the consequences as, one by one, the Archangels die. She travels from England, through France, heading for the frozen wastes of the USSR....

    Regular price: $11.19

    • A Man Lies Dreaming

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The next novel from Lavie Tidhar, the award-winning author of The Violent Century. Deep in the heart of history's most infamous concentration camp, a man lies dreaming. His name is Shomer, and before the war he was a pulp fiction author. Now, to escape the brutal reality of life in Auschwitz, Shomer spends his nights imagining another world - a world where a disgraced former dictator now known only as Wolf ekes out a miserable existence as a low-rent PI in London's grimiest streets.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Trash

    • By Seth on 01-19-17

    Regular price: $19.62

    • The Violent Century

    • By: Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    For 70 years they guarded the British Empire. Oblivion and Fogg, inseparable friends, bound together by a shared fate. Until one night in Berlin, in the aftermath of the Second World War, and a secret that tore them apart.But there must always be an account... and the past has a habit of catching up to the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!

    • By C. Atkinson on 01-26-15

    Regular price: $19.62