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    • Boy Gone

    • Boy Gone, Book 1
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Mere minutes after arriving at their Nantucket family beach home, nine-year-old Scotty Sullivan was out the back door, scrambling toward the shore with Larry, the family dog, fast on his heels. Late in the afternoon in mid-spring, the typical summer beach crowd visitors were still weeks away. Suddenly, Scotty became aware of an odd-looking object, hovering just above the crashing surf. In an age of hobbyist’s drones and all sorts of flying gadgets, he wasn’t overly concerned until the large flying object moved much, much, closer. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great viewpoint of first contact with our galactic neighbors

    • By Merv on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Ship Wrecked: Stranded on an Alien World

    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    A wicked snowstorm had blown in from the north and the roads were a mess. Recently split from his one-time girlfriend, there was now nothing holding Cameron Decker here in the little backwater mountain town of Larksburg Stand. Time to get back to college, back to Stanford. Seeing a guy knee-deep in slush at the side of the road, he pulled to the curb and waved him over. The guy smacked his head getting in - knocked his watch cap askew. Only then did Cameron notice - noticed that the individual couldn't possibly be human. Cameron decided to help his stranded passenger - a decision he'd soon come to regret. Along with his rust-bucket of a pickup truck, he was soon heading deep into space aboard an interstellar spacecraft. After the vessel crash-landed onto an alien world, he would now have to contend with a murderous droid and a slew of strange alien life forms.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen!

    • By wormgoorjd on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Simpleton

    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 187

    It's a moonless summer night when a severely damaged intergalactic spacecraft enters Earth's upper orbit. The alien pilot is desperate. He needs to hold up long enough to make repairs - before his pursuers find him. Cuddy Perkins lives a simple life with his mother, his dog Rufus, and a scattering of farm animals that still inhabit their old, dilapidated, Woodbury Tennessee ranch.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Say What?

    • By Skipper on 02-17-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Simpleton Quest

    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Cuddy's life mission? Help an alien race called the Pashier, and the being called Tow - the alien who'd changed his life so dramatically only weeks before. Supported by his brother, Kyle - also Tony and Brian, and his childhood best friend, Jackie - the team of five must find a way to combat the vicious Howsh before Primara is annihilated. Undertaking one last-ditch mission, the team must uncover certain hidden truths concerning both the Pashier and the Howsh - two races far more connected than previously known.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Scrapyard Ship

    • Scrapyard Ship, Book 1
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 776
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 714
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 713

    Lieutenant Commander Jason Reynolds has had a string of bad luck lately - evident by the uncomfortable house arrest bracelet strapped to his right ankle. Worse yet, he's relegated to his grandfather's old house and rambling scrapyard. To complicate things, the women in his life are pulling from every direction. But it's through a bizarre turn of events that Jason is led to a dried up subterranean aquifer hundreds of feet below ground. Here he discovers an advanced alien spacecraft, one that will propel his life in a new direction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wait for the entire series to come out

    • By Joy on 02-25-14

    Regular price: $18.49

    • Realms of Time

    • Scrapyard Ship, Book 4
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 260

    Captain Jason Reynolds and his team are up against a new, and unexpected foe - an adversarial force that has every intention of aligning with the powerful and dreaded Craing Empire. Welcome to the fourth installment of the Scrapyard Ship series, Realms of Time. Captain Jason Reynolds and his team are up against a new, and unexpected foe-an adversarial force that has every intention of aligning with the powerful and dreaded Craing Empire.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • installment great

    • By krop on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Space Vengeance

    • Scrapyard Ship, Book 3
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 392
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 357

    Captain Jason Reynolds is back! In the third installment of the Scrapyard Ship sci-fi adventure series, Space Vengeance, Jason, his family, and The Lilly's crew face the impending destruction of their internal nano-devices. What's worse, what remains of the Craing fleet, some 1,500 warships, is back and headed straight toward the already decimated planets within Allied space. In what looks to be a one-way suicide mission, Jason must leave Nan and Mollie behind on Earth and out of harm's way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very engaging, not too weird!

    • By David on 06-02-14

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Space Chase

    • Star Watch, Book 5
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    At first, young Ryan Chase thought it was no big deal. A minor space collision with a creepy-looking, refurbished Paotow Tanker. Hey, these things happen-right? Sure, unless the one you have plowed into is a murderous psychopath, who has been lying in wait for the young Consignment Freight delivery pilot. The relentless cat-and-mouse galactic chase is on, and Ryan must either match his pursuer's cunning or die trying.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful storytelling

    • By John Fernandes on 04-14-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Scrapyard Legacy

    • Star Watch, Book 6
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    It's soon discovered that a different kind of war is coming. The Alliance is not prepared. The US Fleet is not prepared. A new enemy rears its head and quickly becomes the dominant force within the sector. For those who survive the coming rampage - the coming war - everything will change. The Scrapyard Ship gang unites one more time for this action-packed adventure. Together, they will endeavor to give the Planetary Alliance a fighting chance against almost certain devastation that's heading toward the Sol system.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Kindle Customer on 06-09-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HAB 12

    • A Scrapyard Ship Novel
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 487
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 445

    Captain Jason Reynolds faces new challenges, not only on Earth but from the far side of the universe as well. The only way to stop the Craing this time will be to square off with them on their home turf. Jason's been informed that three powerful Craing warships, having similar technology as the Lilly, will soon be en route to Earth. The Alliance must destroy the Craing's wormhole means of distant space travel to avert Earth's total annihilation. Unfortunately, there's no way to reach the Craing worlds in time, at least not through conventional means.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wait for the entire series to come out

    • By Joy on 02-25-14

    Regular price: $18.49

    • Star Watch

    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 314
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 291

    The Craing War is now over... the enemy defeated. As planetary systems around the galaxy try to bring normalcy back to their existence, one thing becomes crystal clear... without the Craing around to keep everyone in line, space has become a far more dangerous place. Admiral Reynolds is compelled to introduce a new stellar over-watch program. With his own career winding down, one of his final directives will be in the formation of a special intergalactic marshaling service... Star Watch.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This book continues the Scrap yard ship series.

    • By scott rand on 08-10-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Boomer

    • Star Watch, Book 3
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    Five years have passed, and the story begins in a dark period within the Star Watch saga. Captain Jason Reynolds, Omni of the US Space Fleet, along with his now 16-year-old daughter, Mollie, are en route to the Dacci System to attend the memorial service for none other than Boomer, his other daughter. Information on her death had been sketchy at best - an attack by the Sahhrain on Harpaign, during the Goldwon graduation trials. It had been a massacre.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mark Wayne McGinnis had better type fast!

    • By Nvr2old on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Glory for Sea and Space

    • Star Watch, Book 4
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    An advanced enemy fleet, comprised of thousands of Sahhrain Vastma-class warships, is headed toward the Sol System - a fleet that can in no way be matched by the US fleet's current assets. Omni Jason Reynolds, head of the entire Allied force defense, also learns his daughters, Boomer and Mollie, have ventured into the multiverse to deal with the murderous Rom Dasticon once and for all. He soon discovers it was a one-way trip - marooned, the girls have no way to return home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • just a darned entertaining listen

    • By Badger on 04-11-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Craing Dominion

    • Scrapyard Ship, Book 5
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217

    Join Captain Jason Reynolds as he ventures into the proverbial lion’s den in a last ditch effort to even the playing field with the Craing - an empire that has embarked on a pursuit that will guarantee their de facto dominance for millennia to come.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Don't tell the Captain it's impossible!

    • By Nvr2old on 08-10-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ricket

    • Star Watch, Book 2
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    The need for Star Watch assistance is heating up within the galaxy. With their resources quickly thinning, Ricket and a small team are sent to Port City on the planet Eriok. Here Ricket's adventure begins, and he'll have to use every bit of his technical cunning to survive because what's waiting for him will alter the course - for both Star Watch and Ricket forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Damn fine story, excellent narration! I

    • By Badger on 04-20-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Great Space

    • Scrapyard Ship, Book 6
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    They knew the day would come - the day when Earth itself would come under direct attack by the Craing. After destroying much of Jhardon and the Mau planet of Carz-Mau, an elite Vanguard fleet of seven Craing dreadnaughts, planet killers, enters Earth's orbit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it, I love all "white hat" ADVENTURES.

    • By Larry on 04-09-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mad Powers

    • Tapped In, Book 1
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    Rob Chandler, regaining consciousness, realizes he's somehow been involved in a horrendous car accident. In pain and unable to move, he has no memory of his identity, or how the hell he'd gotten on that deserted desert road in the middle of nowhere. He has little time to contemplate his situation when he sees an 18-wheeler barreling down on him. The truck swerves, crashes, and plows into Chandler's already decimated car.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very great thriller

    • By med c on 09-23-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Call to Battle

    • Scrapyard Ship, Book 7
    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    Welcome to the final, heart-pounding episode of the Scrapyard Ship series. It's all about to end in one climatic crescendo. The story continues with Captain Jason Reynolds and his team: Billy, Rizzo, and the rhino-warrior, Traveler. They must attempt to rescue Ricket and Gaddy, still held captive aboard the impregnable Dreathlor prison barge. Only after the rescue can Jason return to the Lilly, his highly advanced Caldurian vessel...where it all began.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and entertaining read

    • By David & Barbara Allen on 02-19-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lone Star Renegades

    • By: Mark Wayne McGinnis
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    Seventeen-year-old Collin Frost, the kicker for the Lone Stars high school football team, was not enjoying the bus ride back to the school after a game that hadn't gone so well. The ride was made worse for him when Bubba, the team's defensive tackle, decided Collin should sit in the aisle instead of the seat next to him. That's why when the bus pulled to a stop at a railway crossing in a small town in Middleton Texas, Collin didn't actually see what the bus driver, the cheerleaders, and his teammates saw...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good read

    • By Bron on 02-17-15

    Regular price: $19.95