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    • Stress Pattern

    • By: Neal Barrett Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The essence of a truly null-Earth logic may never be as clearly defined as in this novel-length package of interplanetary surprises. Ride The Wormway To No-Wonderland. Consider this marooned astronaut. His spaceship and supplies are swallowed in one gulp by something from beneath the featureless plain of an unknown world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ignore the publisher's summary this is really good

    • By Kingsley on 06-26-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Interstate Dreams

    • By: Neal Barrett Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Dreamer came back to Austin, Texas from a bad banana war with a souvenir slug in his head. No big deal, just a minor side effect: Now, every safe, every lock, every fancy alarm takes a nap when he's around. Dreamer's not tempted. He's straight arrow and doesn't need the dough. He's happy selling guppies, hanging out at Mama Lucy's Vishnu and Esus Barbecue.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A gangster novel with some superpowers thrown in

    • By sbenrap on 02-03-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Prophecy Machine

    • The Investments Series, Book 1
    • By: Neal Barrett Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Even in a mystical world where centuries ago animals were magically changed into humans, the land of Makasar is considered strange. Its two major religions are Hatters and Hooters. During the day, Hatters, wearing hats of course, wander about jabbing pointy sticks into bystanders. The night is ruled by the Hooters, who hoot and set fire to people and things. Hospitality is considered a capital crime. And Newlies, the humanized animals, are treated lower than scum.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Full of great ideas

    • By korinka on 10-31-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Hereafter Gang

    • By: Neal Barrett
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 11

    On a hot summer Texas afternoon, Cindy Nance introduces young Doug Hoover to the two great secrets of life. Doug likes the first secret a lot. The second, that guys grow up and go to work, doesn't appeal to him at all. A series of meaningless marriages and do-nothing jobs prove Cindy was right. Turned off by the present, Doug tries to recapture the joys of his past Captain Marvel and cinnamon squares, Dr. Pepper and window-peeking fun. Nothing goes right until Doug meets Sue Jean.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Whimsical and Poignant

    • By David on 08-31-12

    Regular price: $23.94

    • Pink Vodka Blues

    • Off the Wall Mystery-Suspense
    • By: Neal Barrett
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Russell Murray is the editor of a literary magazine in Chicago. He drinks way too much. And he's in big trouble when he wakes up in a hotel room with a beautiful woman just before two men come into the room and kill her. They try to kill Murray, too, but he gets away. Things never slow down after that.

    Regular price: $17.99