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    • Halo

    • The Cole Protocol
    • By: Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 934
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 936

    In the first, desperate days of the Human-Covenant War, the UNSC has enacted the Cole Protocol to safeguard Earth and its Inner Colonies from discovery by a merciless alien foe. Many are called upon to rid the universe of lingering navigation data that would reveal the location of Earth. Among them is Navy Lieutenant Jacob Keyes. Thrust back into action after being sidelined, Keyes is saddled with a top secret mission by ONI.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Keeps you on your toes

    • By Kelly on 05-16-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • HALO: Envoy

    • By: Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 641
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 588
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 584

    It has been six years since the end of the Covenant War...and yet on the planet Carrow, a world on the edge of the Joint Occupation Zone, a decisive new battle suddenly erupts. Human colonists and the alien Sangheili have already been living a tension-filled coexistence in this place, with Unified Earth Government envoy Melody Azikiwe attempting to broker a lasting peace between their two species.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best halo book since Fall of reach

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Tangled Lands

    • By: Paolo Bacigalupi, Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    Khaim, The Blue City, is the last remaining city in a crumbled empire that overly relied upon magic until it became toxic. It is run by a tyrant known as The Jolly Mayor and his devious right hand, the last archmage in the world. Together they try to collect all the magic for themselves so they can control the citizens of the city. But when their decadence reaches new heights and begins to destroy the environment, the people stage an uprising to stop them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More, please!

    • By Mark on 03-06-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 10

    • By: Tobias S. Buckell, Nancy Kress, Rich Larson, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    An unabridged audio collection spotlighting the “best of the best” science fiction stories published in 2017 by current and emerging masters of the genre, edited by Allan Kaster, as narrated by top voice talents.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • These were the ten BEST, really?

    • By SusieH on 06-26-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Zombies

    • The Recent Dead
    • By: Neil Gaiman, Max Brooks, Brian Keene, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, L J Ganser, Josh Hurley, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 168

    You can't kill the dead! Like any good monster, the zombie has proven to be ever-evolving, monumentally mutable, and open to seemingly endless imaginative interpretations: the thralls of voodoo sorcerers, George Romero's living dead, societal symbols, dancing thrillers, viral victims, reanimated ramblers, video-gaming targets, post-apocalyptic permutations, shuffling sidekicks, literary mash-ups, the comedic, and, yes, even the romantic.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Multiple zombie genres - weak storytelling

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-17-11

    Regular price: $34.95

    • METAtropolis: Green Space

    • By: Jay Lake, Elizabeth Bear, Karl Schroeder, and others
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham, Robin Miles, Mark Boyett, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 319

    As METAtropolis: Green Space moves into the 22nd Century, human social evolution is heading in new directions after the Green Crash and the subsequent Green Renaissance. Nearly everyone who cares to participate in the wired world has become part of the "Internet of things", a virtual environment mapped across all aspects of the natural experience. At the same time, the serious back-to-the-land types have embraced a full-on paleo lifestyle, including genetically engineering themselves and their offspring.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Good and the Bad

    • By Joey on 11-04-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Byways: A METAtropolis Story

    • By: Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    A conspiracy looms that threatens Cascadia itself. So why is Reg, a demolition crew worker, the last, best hope to stop it? Because there’s more to Reg than meets the eye…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wil Wheaton provides masterful performance!

    • By Michael on 03-05-15

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Arctic Rising

    • By: Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Carolyn Michelle Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 84

    Global warming has transformed the Earth, and it's about to get even hotter. The Arctic Ice Cap has all but melted, and the international community is racing desperately to claim the massive amounts of oil beneath the newly accessible ocean. Enter the Gaia Corporation. Its two founders have come up with a plan to roll back global warming. They plan to terraform Earth to save it from itself—but in doing so, they have created a superweapon the likes of which the world has never seen.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Plausible & interesting first 1/3; then falters

    • By K Cornwinkle on 03-24-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Stochasti-City

    • A METAtropolis Story
    • By: Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    OK, Reg. You’re a bouncer who’s barely eking out a meager existence in the decaying Wilds outside Detroit. So a little job tracking the Eddies on their patrols seems like easy money. Well, think again, Reg. Because a riot’s about to happen… and you’re going to be the cause…

    This story was originally published in the Hugo Award-nominated METAtropolis.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Tensegrity

    • A METAtropolis Story
    • By: Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Deep in his past, Reg helped create the orbiting environment of Skyholme. Now, he spends his days talking to his dead wife, his genetic alterations extending his weary existence. Until one day when he's asked to investigate a murder like any other because the victim is Skyholme itself.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Tangled Lands

    • By: Paolo Bacigalupi, Tobias S. Buckell
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    Khaim, The Blue City, is the last remaining city in a crumbled empire that overly relied upon magic until it became toxic. It is run by a tyrant known as The Jolly Mayor and his devious right hand, the last archmage in the world. Together they try to collect all the magic for themselves so they can control the citizens of the city. But when their decadence reaches new heights and begins to destroy the environment, the people stage an uprising to stop them.

    Regular price: $24.95