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    • Eaters of the Dead

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 971
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 890
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 888

    The year is A.D. 922. A refined Arab courtier, representative of the powerful Caliph of Baghdad, encounters a party of Viking warriors who are journeying to the barbaric North. He is appalled by their Viking customs - the wanton sexuality of their pale, angular women, their disregard for cleanliness...their cold-blooded human sacrifices. But it is not until they reach the depths of the Northland that the courtier learns the horrifying and inescapable truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Time well spent

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-07-17

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Jurassic Park

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,884
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,872

    Audie Award, Science Fiction, 2016. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them - for a price.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • CHAOS THEORY

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Lost World

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,479
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,803
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,812

    It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end - the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. But there are rumors that something has survived.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dodgson! We've got Dodgson here...

    • By Cage on 05-17-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Sphere

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,661
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,295
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,290

    A classic thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton, Sphere is a bravura demonstration of what he does better than anyone: riveting storytelling that combines frighteningly plausible, cutting-edge science and technology with pulse-pounding action and serious chills. The gripping story of a group of American scientists sent to the ocean floor to investigate an alien ship, only to confront a terrifying discovery that defies imagination,.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sphere

    • By BookReader on 06-01-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Timeline

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,441
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,592
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,605

    Modern science meets feudal France...dinosaurs still walk the Earth...a secret world of killer gorillas...only in a Michael Crichton thriller! Check out our full selection in our Crichton store!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator

    • By Charles Stembridge on 06-26-07

    Regular price: $27.93

    • A Case of Need

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton, Jeffery Hudson
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 458
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 390

    When one doctor is accused of murder, it takes another to set him free. In the tightly knit world of Boston medicine, the Randall family reigns supreme. When heart surgeon J. D. Randall's teenage daughter dies during a botched abortion, the medical community threatens to explode. Was it malpractice? A violation of the Hippocratic Oath? Or was Karen Randall murdered in cold blood?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By r.j. on 07-21-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Andromeda Strain

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: David Morse
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,081
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,639
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,648

    The United States government is given a warning by the preeminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to the atmosphere.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best science + biology fiction book I have read

    • By Ryan Johnson on 07-31-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Congo

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,520
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,389
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,387

    Deep in the African rain forest, near the legendary ruins of the Lost City of Zinj, an expedition of eight American geologists are mysteriously and brutally killed in a matter of minutes. Ten thousand miles away, Karen Ross, the Congo Project Supervisor, watches a gruesome video transmission of the aftermath: a camp destroyed, tents crushed and torn, equipment scattered in the mud alongside dead bodies - all motionless except for one moving image - a grainy, dark, man-shaped blur.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic - better the second time around

    • By hgpilot - MM on 11-28-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Rising Sun

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,486
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,282
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,277

    A riveting thriller of corporate intrigue and cutthroat competition between American and Japanese business interests. On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto tower in downtown Los Angeles - the new American headquarters of the immense Japanese conglomerate - a grand opening celebration is in full swing. On the forty-sixth floor, in an empty conference room, the corpse of a beautiful young woman is discovered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wasn't expecting this to be so interesting!

    • By Mel on 02-05-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Great Train Robbery

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,505

    In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who could predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • UTTERLY DELIGHTFUL!

    • By stevenk1155 on 09-20-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Dragon Teeth

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Sherri Crichton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,953
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,948

    The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America's western territories, even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. In much of the country, it is still illegal to espouse evolution. Against this backdrop two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils while surveilling, deceiving, and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but technical issues

    • By mikeinLA on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $25.09

    • State of Fear

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: George Wilson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,037
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,380
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,385

    Once again Michael Crichton gives us his trademark combination of page-turning suspense, cutting-edge technology, and extraordinary research. State of Fear is a superb blend of edge-of-your-seat suspense and thought provoking commentary on how information is manipulated in the modern world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Did I read the same book as some of you?

    • By F on 10-05-05

    Regular price: $37.64

    • Airframe

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Frances Cassidy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,651
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,060
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,064

    Airframe is nonstop Crichton: the extraordinary mixture of super suspense and authentic information on a subject of compelling interest that has been a Crichton hallmark since The Andromeda Strain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Try it, you'll like it.

    • By Robert Solomon on 04-04-03

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Prey

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: George Wilson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,563
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,538
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,554

    In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles (micro-robots) has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Starts slow but picks up lots of momentum

    • By Michael Kellogg on 05-06-05

    Regular price: $37.64

    • Travels

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    Fueled by a powerful curiosity - and by a need to see, feel, and hear, firsthand and close-up - Michael Crichton's journeys have carried him into worlds diverse and compelling - swimming with mud sharks in Tahiti, tracking wild animals through the jungle of Rwanda. This is a record of those travels - an exhilarating quest across the familiar and exotic frontiers of the outer world, a determined odyssey into the unfathomable, spiritual depths of the inner world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating, but turns ultra metaphysical

    • By Nicola P on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Disclosure

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: John Lithgow
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    A brutal struggle in the cutthroat computer industry...a shattering psychological game of cat and mouse...a shocking accusation that threatens to derail a brilliant career...Michael Crichton is at his galvanizing best.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Impossible to understand

    • By Styrkár on 08-18-14

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Pirate Latitudes

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,392
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,400
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,411

    The Caribbean, 1665. A remote colony of the English Crown, the island of Jamaica holds out against the vast supremacy of the Spanish empire. Port Royal, its capital, is a cutthroat town of taverns, grog shops, and bawdy houses. In this steamy climate there's a living to be made, a living that can end swiftly by disease - or by dagger. For Captain Charles Hunter, gold in Spanish hands is gold for the taking, and the law of the land rests with those ruthless enough to make it.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What was that?

    • By Douglas on 03-16-12

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Micro

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton, Richard Preston
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,506
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,319
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,334

    In a locked Honolulu office building, three men are found dead with no sign of struggle except for the ultrafine, razor-sharp cuts covering their bodies. The only clue left behind is a tiny bladed robot, nearly invisible to the human eye. In the lush forests of Oahu, groundbreaking technology has ushered in a revolutionary era of biological prospecting. Trillions of microorganisms, tens of thousands of bacteria species, are being discovered; they are feeding a search for priceless drugs and applications on a scale beyond anything previously imagined.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Honey, I Shrunk Your I.Q.

    • By Amanda on 11-23-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Next

    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,921
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 655
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 664

    Devilishly clever, Next blends fact and fiction into a breathless tale of a new world where nothing is what it seems, and a set of new possibilities can open at every turn. Next challenges our sense of reality and notions of morality. Balancing the comic and bizarre with the genuinely frightening and disturbing, Next shatters our assumptions and reveals shocking new choices where we least expect.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • interesting topic - dull, boring, confusing book

    • By Ronald on 12-09-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Drug of Choice

    • By: Michael Crichton, John Lange
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    On a secret island in the Caribbean, bioengineers have devised a vacation resort like no other, promising the ultimate escape. But when Dr. Roger Clark investigates, he discovers the dark secret of Eden Island and of Advance Biosystems, the shadowy corporation underwriting it...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All of his favorite themes were already in place

    • By Matthew on 07-11-15

    Regular price: $10.49

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