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    • The Darkness That Comes Before

    • The Prince of Nothing, Book One
    • By: R. Scott Bakker
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 20 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 565
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 505
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 505

    In a world scarred by an apocalyptic past, evoking a time both 2,000 years past and 2,000 years into the future, untold thousands gather for a crusade. Among them, two men and two women are ensnared by a mysterious traveler, Anasûrimbor Kellhus - part warrior, part philosopher, part sorcerous, charismatic presence - from lands long thought dead. The Darkness That Comes Before is a history of this great holy war, and like all histories, the survivors write its conclusion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Finally in audiobook!

    • By Andy on 06-28-12

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Hark! The Herald Angels Scream

    • By: Christopher Golden - editor, Joe R. Lansdale, Scott Smith, and others
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant, Teri Schnaubelt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should not surprise. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is filled with scenes that are unsettling. The hideous children - Want and Ignorance - beneath the robe of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. In the finest versions of this story, the best parts are the terrifying parts. Best-selling author and editor Christopher Golden shares his love for Christmas horror stories with this anthology of all-new short fiction from some of the most talented and original writers of horror today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Merry Christmas

    • By JayEvan Montgomery on 12-08-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Book of Magic

    • By: Gardner Dozois - editor, George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 24 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois's acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf... and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda... and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore... and Severus Snape? Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped - or misshaped - by the potent magic they seek to wield.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed bag of many authors and narrators

    • By dashesy on 11-20-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Judging Eye

    • The Aspect-Emperor, Book 1
    • By: R. Scott Bakker
    • Narrated by: Kevin Orton
    • Length: 19 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    A luminary in the fantasy genre firmament, R. Scott Bakker returns fans to his acclaimed Prince of Nothing universe with The Judging Eye. Aspect-Emperor Kellhus is waging a terrifying war, subjugating all nations in his path. There are those willing to stand together against him, but these rebellious souls must act quickly and decisively to thwart his mad schemes of power and domination.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A complete letdown

    • By Marlene on 03-10-13

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Warrior-Prophet

    • The Prince of Nothing, Book Two
    • By: R. Scott Bakker
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 23 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295

    Steering souls through the subtleties of word and expression, Kellhus strives to extend his dominion over the Men of the Tusk. The sorcerer Achamian and his lover, Esmenet, submit entirely, only to have their faith - and their love - tested in unimaginable ways. Meanwhile, the warrior Cnaiur falls ever deeper into madness. Convinced that Kellhus will betray their pact to murder his father, Cnaiur turns to the agents of the Second Apocalypse and strikes an infernal bargain. The Holy War stands on a knife edge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Heading is Required

    • By Tripi Family on 11-06-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Thousandfold Thought

    • The Prince of Nothing, Book Three
    • By: R. Scott Bakker
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 266

    The Darkness that Comes Before drew thunderous acclaim from reviewers and fellow fantasy authors. Listeners were invited into a darkly threatening, thrillingly imaginative universe and introduced to one of the genre's great characters: the powerful Anasrimbor Kelhus. Bakker's follow-up, The Warrior Prophet enticed readers further into the richly imagined world of myth, violence, and sorcery. The startling answers to these questions are brought into focus here, in the conclusion to the trilogy.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • DeVries lifts a dreary snuff-orgy.

    • By Leni on 06-17-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Unholy Consult

    • By: R. Scott Bakker
    • Narrated by: Kevin Orton
    • Length: 21 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    In The Unholy Consult, the Men of the Great Ordeal have been abandoned by Anasurimbor Kellhus, and the grand crusade has dissolved into cannibalism and chaos. When Exalt-General Proyas, the Prince-Imperial Kayutas at his side, attempts to gain control of the lost Men and continue their march to Golgotterath, it rapidly becomes clear that the lost Lord and Prophet is not so easily shaken from the mission.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bakker still too impressed with himself

    • By Josh on 10-17-17

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Great Ordeal

    • By: R. Scott Bakker
    • Narrated by: Kevin Orton
    • Length: 21 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    As Fanim war drums beat just outside the city, Empress Anasurimbor Esmenet searches frantically throughout the palace for her missing son, Kelmomas. Meanwhile, and many miles away, Esmenet's husband's Great Ordeal continues its epic march farther north. But in light of dwindling supplies, the Aspect-Emperor's decision to allow his men to consume the flesh of fallen Sranc could have consequences even he couldn't have foreseen.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This Narrator Has Got to Go

    • By Stephanie C. on 08-06-17

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Stories We Tell Ourselves

    • Stop Jumping to Conclusions. Free Yourself from Anxiety. Transform Your Relationships.
    • By: R. Scott Gornto
    • Narrated by: R. Scott Gornto
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    In The Stories We Tell Ourselves, author and therapist Scott Gornto shows us how to break the cycle of false assumptions that lead to unnecessary anxiety. By taking control of our reactions to the people around us, we can learn how to be truly present in our lives as we nurture the relationships that matter most.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beyond great

    • By Kindle Customer on 08-17-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The White-Luck Warrior

    • The Aspect Emperor, Book 2
    • By: R. Scott Bakker
    • Narrated by: Kevin Orton
    • Length: 25 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    Critically acclaimed author R. Scott Bakker has received widespread praise for his colorful characters and action-packed plotting. In this sequel to The Judging Eye, Anasûrimbor Kellhus, the first true aspect-emperor in a thousand years, continues his trek into the Ancient North. Meanwhile, the exiled wizard Achamian leads a mission to the legendary Sauglish ruins. Tensions mount when the White-Luck Warrior, assassin and messiah both, arrives, bringing violence in his wake.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I think Kevin Orton needs to learn phonics.

    • By Joshua on 09-19-16

    Regular price: $45.49

    • Fun Stories for Your Drive to Work

    • By: R. Scott Murphy
    • Narrated by: R. Scott Murphy
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Get the first audiobook in the humorous Fun Stories series from award-winning writer R. Scott Murphy. Part storyteller, part game show host, part DJ, part madcap tour guide, Murphy shares embarrassing work stories, conducts crazy countdowns, sets out on silly Google safaris, and invites your participation through his interactive storytelling game called mental kickball.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Oz Reimagined

    • New Tales from the Emerald City and Beyond
    • By: Douglas Cohen (editor), John Joseph Adams (editor), Orson Scott Card, and others
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Tanya Eby
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    When L. Frank Baum introduced Dorothy and friends to the American public in 1900, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz became an instant, best-selling hit. Today the whimsical tale remains a cultural phenomenon that continues to spawn wildly popular books, movies, and musicals. Now, editors John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen have brought together leading fantasy writers such as Orson Scott Card and Jane Yolen to create the ultimate anthology for Oz fans.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Many Faces of Dorothy or Dot

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 07-19-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show: Big Book of SF Novelettes

    • By: Orson Scott Card, Edward R. Schubert (editor)
    • Narrated by: Orson Scott Card, Stefan Rudnicki, Gabrielle de Cuir, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Too long to be a short story, too short to be a novel - welcome to the surprisingly potent world of the novelette. The award-winning magazine Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show has been an online haven for this powerful form of storytelling since 2005. Now its editors have selected their all-time favorite science fiction novelettes from the magazine's eight-year history and reprinted them together in one big book of listening pleasure.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Guess I'm not a novelette fan.

    • By Pamela on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Spider Bite: A Vampire Thriller (The Spider Trilogy Book 3)

    • By: J.R. Rain, Scott Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    As a vampire with a penchant for fresh human blood, Spider has done a lot of bad things. Now it's time to right some of those wrongs, and Spider has spent the past few years of his immortal life doing just that: helping those who can't help themselves. And maybe, just maybe, getting on God's good side. Oh, and falling in love with a girl named Parker Cole. A mortal girl, of all people.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Story of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States

    • By: Prof. R. Scott Appleby Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Prof. R. Scott Appleby Ph.D.
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    We highly recommend this course to all history lovers. Explore the extraordinary history of Catholicism in America from the discovery of the New World to our current age. Your guide, Professor R. Scott Appleby of the University of Notre Dame, is an amazingly erudite teacher and one of the leading historians of American Catholic history.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • An editorial rather than a history.

    • By Paul G. Sullivan on 07-21-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Fun Stories for Your Drive Home

    • By: R. Scott Murphy
    • Narrated by: R. Scott Murphy
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    R. Scott Murphy returns with his second batch of Fun Stories. Inspired by Friends, Seinfeld, The Office, and The Far Side, the Fun Stories series offers amusing audiobooks, albums, and Kindle selections to help lighten your day. Murphy shares embarrassing work stories, conducts crazy countdowns, sets out on silly Google safaris, and invites your participation through his interactive storytelling game called Mental Kickball.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Bad Blood: A Vampire Thriller (The Spider Trilogy Book 1)

    • By: J. R. Rain, H. T. Night, Scott Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36

    They call him Spider. And people come to him when they have a problem. So when teenager Parker Cole approaches Spider at night school, he figures she's just another problem waiting to happen. But then she tells him about her father, who runs a cult called Cloudland based at the foot of mystical Mount Shasta, California. And then she tells Spider about her best friend, who is now dead, her body completely drained of blood. Spider wonders if the death is the work of a fellow vampire...or if he's now the target of a sinister game designed to lure him to Cloudland.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Spider Trilogy

    • By: J.R. Rain, Scott Nicholson, H.T. Night
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    They call him Spider. And people come to him when they have a problem. So when teenager Parker Cole approaches Spider at night school, he figures she's just another problem waiting to happen. But then she tells him about her father, who runs a cult called Cloudland based at the foot of mystical Mount Shasta, California. And then she tells Spider about her best friend, who is now dead, her body completely drained of blood.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Spider Web: A Vampire Thriller (The Spider Trilogy Book 2)

    • By: J. R. Rain, Scott Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    For Spider, being a vampire is bad enough, but he's also cursed with the need to help others. Especially when they are young, attractive, and female. So when Parker Cole goes on a cruise to aid her recovery from demonic possession, Spider goes along to keep an eye on her. It doesn't take long before Parker comes across a small-time thief who has swiped some big-time trouble - a mummified finger that holds mysterious black magic.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 21st Century Dead

    • A Zombie Anthology
    • By: Christopher Golden (editor), Amber Benson, S. G. Browne, and others
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Cassandra Campbell, Bernadette Dunne, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66

    The Stoker Award-winning editor of the acclaimed, eclectic anthology The New Dead returns with 21st Century Dead and an all-new lineup of authors from every corner of the fiction world, shining a dark light on our fascination with tales of death and resurrection—and with zombies!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining Twists on Zombie Trope

    • By Nichole K on 07-07-15

    Regular price: $23.07

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