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    • Stories

    • All-New Tales
    • By: Neil Gaiman (author and editor), Al Sarrantonio (editor), Joe Hill, and others
    • Narrated by: Anne Bobby, Jonathan Davis, Katherine Kellgren, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 439
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      4 out of 5 stars 441

    The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more—to find the answer to the question: "And then what happened?" The true hallmark of great literature is great imagination, and as Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio prove with this outstanding collection, when it comes to great fiction, all genres are equal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something for Everyone

    • By Nicole on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Kaninbjerget [Watership Down]

    • By: Richard Adams
    • Narrated by: Carsten Warming
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    I Kaninbjerget fortælles om en lille flok unge, vilde kaniner, der anført af den kloge Hassel bryder op fra deres koloni. Hassels bror, Femmer, fornemmer, at kolonien er truet af tilintetgørelse, og hans sjette sans slår aldrig fejl. Derfor forsøger brødrene at overtale så mange kaniner som muligt til at flygte sammen med dem, men ikke mange vil lytte til dem, for det er forår, og græsset er grønt og saftigt.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not in English!

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Plague Dogs

    • A Novel
    • By: Richard Adams
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 344
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 302

    After being horribly mistreated at a government animal-research facility, Snitter and Rowf escape into the isolation—and terror—of the wilderness. Aided only by a fox they call “the tod,” the two dogs must struggle to survive in their new environment. When the starving dogs attack some sheep, they are labeled ferocious man-eating monsters, setting off a great dog hunt that is later intensified by the fear that the dogs could be carriers of the bubonic plague.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Canine Spartacus and Fool in the Lake District?

    • By Jefferson on 06-06-13

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Shardik

    • By: Richard Adams
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Shardik is a fantasy of tragic character, centered on the long-awaited reincarnation of the gigantic bear Shardik and his appearance among the half-barbaric Ortelgan people. Mighty, ferocious, and unpredictable, Shardik changes the life of every person in the story. His advent commences a momentous chain of events.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but not as good as I hoped.

    • By Somebody You Don't Know on 12-23-16

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Unten am Fluss

    • Watership down
    • By: Richard Adams
    • Narrated by: Oliver Siebeck
    • Length: 19 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die weltbekannte Saga vom Exodus der Kaninchen: Der junge Fiver spürt, dass seinem Volk das Verderben droht. Nur seine engsten Freunde kann er überreden, mit ihm das Kaninchengehege zu verlassen und sich auf die Suche nach einer neuen Heimat zu machen. Was sie unterwegs durchleben, ist so beispielhaft wie fesselnd: zahllose Abenteuer, Meuterei, Treuebruch und Heldentum, Schlachten mit hohem Blutzoll - und schließlich der glückliche Einzug ins Land der Freiheit und des Friedens.

    Regular price: $29.58

    • Tales from Watership Down

    • By: Richard Adams
    • Narrated by: Clive Mantle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Tales from Watership Down is the enchanting sequel to Richard Adams's best-selling Watership Down, the enduring classic of contemporary literature that introduced millions of readers to a vivid and distinctive world. Here, he returns to the delightful characters we know and love - including Fiver, Hazel, Bigwig, Dandelion, and the legendary rabbit hero El-ahrairah - and presents new heroes as they struggle to survive the cruelties of nature and the shortsighted selfishness of humankind.

    Regular price: $22.38

    • 'It Finally Clicked That This Wasn't an Exercise': Report Recounts San Bernardino Shooting

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "'It Finally Clicked That This Wasn't an Exercise': Report Recounts San Bernardino Shooting" is from the September 09, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and Adam Goldman and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul

    • By: David Adams Richards
    • Narrated by: Allen Robertson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Highly charged and profoundly important, Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul is a new masterpiece from one of Canada’s greatest writers. On a bright morning in June 1985, a young Micmac man starts his first day of work—but by noon he is dead, killed mysteriously in the fourth hold of the cargo ship Lutheran. Hector Penniac had been planning to go to university, perhaps to study medicine. Roger Savage, a loner who has had to make his own way since his youth, comes under suspicion of killing Hector over a union card and a morning’s work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hidden gem of a writer

    • By Dale C. Farran on 07-03-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • ‘She Knew,’ Prosecutor Says of Orlando Gunman’s Wife

    • By: Erin Marie Daly, Richard Pérez Peña, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    She fired none of the shots, she was nowhere near the bloody scene, and none of the evidence made public so far hints that she shared her husband’s violent jihadi ideology. Yet Noor Zahi Salman, the widow of the gunman who massacred revelers at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub, stood before a federal judge as the only person charged in the attack.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Facing the Hunter

    • By: David Adams Richards
    • Narrated by: Ken Maxon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In his brilliant non-fiction, David Adams Richards - first and foremost one of Canada's greatest and best-beloved novelists - has been writing a kind of memoir by other means. Like his previous titles Lines on Water, about his pursuit of angling, and Hockey Dreams, about the game his disabled body prevented him from playing, Facing the Hunter explores the meaning of a sport and the way in which it touches lives, not least that of the author.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Mercy Among the Children

    • A Novel
    • By: David Adams Richards
    • Narrated by: Bernard Clark
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Sydney Henderson is a truly great man. As a young man, Sydney, believing he has accidentally killed a friend, makes a pact with God, promising never to harm another if the boy's life is spared. In the years that follow, the almost pathologically gentle Sydney holds true to his promise - at terrible cost to himself and his family. Stunningly beautiful and haunting, scenes from this magisterial novel will remain etched in the mind forever.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent read!

    • By Mary on 06-03-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • River of the Brokenhearted

    • By: David Adams Richards
    • Narrated by: Steve Coulter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Janie McCleary runs one of the first movie theatres in New Brunswick. A successful woman in a world of men, she is ostracized, a victim of double-dealing and overt violence. She trusts no one outside her family. Spanning generations, River of the Brokenhearted explores the life of this formidable woman, a pioneer before the age of feminism, and her legacy as it unfolds tragically in the lives of her son and grandchildren.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lines on the Water

    • A Fly Fisherman's Life on the Miramichi
    • By: David Adams Richards
    • Narrated by: Bob Brewster
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Writing with the same mastery that has won him praise for his fiction, Richards takes us - even those unfamiliar with days spent in chilly waters - on an unforgettable journey to the famed Miramichi River. Casting new light on the mysterious and elegant world of fly fishing, it teems with lore and wisdom, humor, and most of all, passion.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • All-American Sports Stories, Volume 1

    • By: Terrence McCauley, J. Walt Layne, John Rose, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Martinez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Terrence McCauley delivers up the tale of a former moonshiner looking to make his fortune on dirt tracks of stock-car racing. J. Walt Layne details one of the first interracial college football games ever played. Up next, John Rose gets us into the ring with a boxing prodigy from the hills of Kansas, and then Fred Adams Jr., offers up a barnstorming adventure with the Negro Baseball League Moline Wizards.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Shardik

    • By: Richard Adams
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Shardik is a fantasy of tragic character, centered on the long-awaited reincarnation of the gigantic bear Shardik and his appearance among the half-barbaric Ortelgan people. Mighty, ferocious, and unpredictable, Shardik changes the life of every person in the story. His advent commences a momentous chain of events.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Children Are the Flames of God

    • By Jefferson on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Plague Dogs

    • By: Richard Adams
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    After being horribly mistreated at a government animal-research facility, Snitter and Rowf escape into the isolation - and terror - of the wilderness. Aided only by a fox they call "the tod", the two dogs must struggle to survive in their new environment. When the starving dogs attack some sheep, they are labeled ferocious, man-eating monsters, setting off a great dog hunt that is later intensified by the fear that the dogs could be carriers of the bubonic plague.

    Regular price: $22.95

    • God Is

    • My Search for Faith in a Secular World
    • By: David Adams Richards
    • Narrated by: Bernard Cetaro Clark
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this invaluable contribution to the continuing debate about religious belief, David Adams Richards offers an exhilaratingly fresh perspective and a voice more impassioned, heartfelt, and sometimes furious, than anything written about God by an atheist. David Adams Richards, one of Canada’s most beloved and celebrated authors, has been wrestling with questions of morality, faith, and religion ever since he was a child.

    Regular price: $19.95