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    • Wild Cards I

    • By: George R. R. Martin (editor), Walter Jon Williams, Melinda Snodgrass, and others
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,001
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,822
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,824

    In the aftermath of WWII, an alien virus struck the Earth, endowing a handful of survivors with extraordinary powers. Originally published in 1987, the newly expanded saga contains additional original stories by eminent writers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A True Classic!

    • By Joseph Rispoli Jr on 11-15-11

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Wild Cards II: Aces High

    • By: George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, and others
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 906

    After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors found they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild Cards shared-world volumes tell their story. Here in book two, we trace these heroes and villains through the tumultuous 1980s, in stories from SF and fantasy giants such as George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance with a classic

    • By Porter R. Rawls on 02-03-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Frontera

    • By: Lewis Shiner
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir, Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    After the world's governments collapsed, the corporations took control. Houston's Pulsystems has sent an expedition to the lost Martian colony of Frontera to search for survivors, but Reese, aging hero of the US space program, knows better. The colonists are not only alive; they have discovered a secret so devastating that the new rulers of Earth will stop at nothing to own it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic spot-on sf of Mars and our own Earth

    • By Samuel Montgomery-Blinn on 01-26-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Collected Stories

    • By: Lewis Shiner
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Containing forty-one stories and extensive author's notes, Collected Stories is the definitive compilation of Lewis Shiner's short work.

    Regular price: $21.68

    • Glimpses

    • By: Lewis Shiner
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Ray Shackleford is trying to deal with the death of his father and the collapse of his marriage when the impossible happens. Music that no one has ever heard before begins to play from his stereo speakers. It is only the first step on a journey that will take him to Los Angeles, London, Cozumel, and points far beyond, and bring him face to face with Jim Morrison, Brian Wilson, Jimi Hendrix - and his own mortality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving, remembering, and being.

    • By Samuel Montgomery-Blinn on 03-21-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Slam

    • By: Lewis Shiner
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Slam is a bright and acerbic depiction of the slacker culture of Texas and a testament to a lost and found generation. Dave stepped out of Bastrop Federal Prison after a six-month stretch for tax evasion and into the home of one Margueritte Johnson, a.k.a. the Old Lady. The Old Lady passed on, leaving her house and her fortune to her twenty-three cats. But the cats need a caretaker - or so he thinks.

    Regular price: $18.17