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    • Dreamsnake

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 147

    When the healer Snake was summoned, she traveled the blasted landscape with her three serpents. From the venom of two of them, she distilled her medicines. But most valued of all was the alien dreamsnake, whose bite could ease the fear and pain of death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sets the Mark for Fantasy Excellence

    • By 'houla on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $19.56

    • Star Trek: The Entropy Effect (Adapted)

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    A mad scientist. A murdered James Kirk. A universe collapsing onto itself! Featuring a dramatic reading by Leonard Nimoy and George Takei, and enhanced with sound effects and an original score!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun! Wish it were unabridged

    • By Matthew Kelley on 06-11-17

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Star Wars: The Crystal Star

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    Princess Leia is dealt a crushing blow when her three children, Anakin and the twins Jaina and Jacen, are kidnapped. Leia's advisers counsel her to wait for a ransom note, but waiting is the hardest thing for a mother to do when her children are in danger. And worse than waiting is her discovery that she cannot sense her children through the Force.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't do the book justice.

    • By Dennis W Barrett II on 07-01-15

    Regular price: $15.93

    • The Moon and the Sun

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    In 17th-century France, Louis XIV rules with flamboyant ambition, yet the Sun King's appetite for glory knows no bounds. In a bold stroke, he sends his natural philosopher on an expedition to seek the source of immortality, a rare, perhaps mythical, sea monster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling historical romantic fantasy

    • By Kim on 01-07-10

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Star Trek: Enterprise, the First Adventure (Adapted)

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Jugglers, flying horses, and the threat of war - here is the untold story of James T. Kirk's first mission as the commander of the Enterprise! Featuring a dramatic reading by Leonard Nimoy and George Takei, and enhanced with sound effects and an original score.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged :( :( :(

    • By Unreal Name on 08-12-12

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Barbary

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Twelve-year-old Barbary is emigrating from Earth to Einstein, an orbital space station. Researchers and diplomats on board the station are preparing to meet the first alien spacecraft to visit the solar system. Barbary wants to stay with her new sister, Heather, and Heather's father Yoshi. But Barbary is keeping a secret, and if her secret is discovered, she could be sent back to Earth.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Across the Spectrum

    • By: Marion Zimmer Bradley, Ursula K. Le Guin, Vonda N. McIntyre, and others
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano, Tess Van Horn
    • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Book View Cafe celebrates its fifth anniversary with an anthology of our favorite stories. From the fantasy and science fiction of our roots to steampunk, romance, historical and mainstream; from humor to life's hardest challenges, across the spectrum from light to dark.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful

    • By Cami on 03-17-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Star Trek IV

    • The Voyage Home (Adapted)
    • By: Leonard Nimoy, Harve Bennett, Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    To save Earth from destruction Kirk's crew must rescue a part of the past! From the towering Star Trek motion picture...featuring a dramatic reading by Leonard Nimoy and George Takei, and enhanced with sound effects and the original Star Trek television series theme music.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Uh... no. Sorry.

    • By Cather on 11-17-06

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Starfarers

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    The starship Starfarer is poised for our first voyage to another star system. The Alien Contact Team - physicist Victoria Fraser MacKenzie, geneticist Stephen Thomas Gregory, geographer Satoshi Lono, and alien contact specialist J.D. Sauvage - and the rest of the faculty and staff prepare for humanity's most ambitious exploratory expedition. But the world has changed. A new regime orders the vessel to be abandoned. It will be turned into an instrument of war. What do the Starfarers do? They do what any red-blooded Alien Contact Team would do. They steal the starship.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Relations 4 – Technology 1

    • By Henry on 06-22-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Adventure of the Field-Theorems

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Simon Brooks
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    In which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle hires Mr Sherlock Holmes to investigate crop circles, and Dr Watson demonstrates to Mr Holmes the usefulness of astronomy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent short story

    • By dak on 11-12-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    In a post-apocalyptic world, the young healer Snake ventures into unknown lands during her proving year. Her genetically engineered rattlesnake and cobra provide vaccines and medicines, while the rare alien dreamsnake eases pain and suffering. Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand won SFWA's Nebula Award. It is the first chapter of Dreamsnake, which won the Nebula, the Hugo, the Locus, and the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Superluminal

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Rachel Evans
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    From the ocean's emerald depths, where whales and adapting humans live in harmony ... to the rigors of inter-dimensional travel, the universe is order and laws; the universe is hierarchies, evolution, and space...Now a young pilot with a new bionic heart, a man from a plague-ravaged world, and a beautiful diver from the sea are about to discover that their destinies - and their souls - are entwined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing storytelling

    • By Shira on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Nautilus

    • Starfarers, Book 4
    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The death of her cherished friend and guide Nemo, the alien squidmoth, came as a crushing blow to J.D. Sauvage. But J.D. and the first contact crew of the Earth ship Starfarer hope that the enigmatic being's legacy - the starship Nautilus - will lead them closer to communion with alien intelligence. Awaiting them on their journey are the representatives of the Four Worlds and one last chance to join interstellar Civilization, from which Earth has long been barred.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Transition

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    The starship Starfarer prepares for Earth’s first interstellar voyage. Its diverse faculty includes J.D. Sauvage, the alien contact specialist and a large cast of interstellar experts.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Metaphase

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    With the ship still recovering from sabotage even as new mechanical problems arise, J.D. Sauvage and the first contact crew prepare to meet the reclusive alien squidmoth. Though civilized worlds have shunned them both, human and alien hope to find friendship in each other. Now, as the first contact team explores the fibrous tunnels of the small planetoid that houses the alien, an awesome secret waits inside.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Written like sci-fi cover for women's erotic book

    • By Mark on 06-24-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Exile Waiting

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Ray Chase
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    The time is the distant future. Earth has been rendered uninhabitable by terrible storms during which its only city, Center, constructed around a natural cave system, is sealed from the outside. Mischa, a young thief whose capabilities are enhanced by hereditary mutation, is trying to escape with her drug addicted brother from the dominance of her uncle. When a starship arrives, commanded by the twin alien pseudo-sibs, Subone & Subtwo, Mischa seizes her chance.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Flyers

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Maxwell Glick
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Two linked stories by Vonda N. McIntyre: “Wings” and “The Mountains of Sunset, the Mountains of Dawn.” Alien people abandon their dying planet in a generation ship, but a few are left behind.“Wings” was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Somehow incomplete, maybe it's just the poor readi

    • By Shelby on 10-27-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Das Lied von Mond und Sonne

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth Günther
    • Length: 18 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Der Hof des Sonnenkönigs ist in Aufruhr: Eine Expedition hat eines jener legendären "Seemonster" gefangen, die die Meere bevölkern. Die junge Marie wird mit der Pflege der geheimnisvollen Kreatur beauftragt, die sie bald lieb gewinnt. Doch Ludwig IVX. hat finstere Pläne. Soll Marie ihrem König gehorchen? Oder folgt sie ihrem Gewissen und bringt sich in tödliche Gefahr?

    Regular price: $26.81

    • Outcasts

    • Three Stories
    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Kylis believes she can protect herself, but when the commander of the prison Screwtop threatens her lovers, she understands her own vulnerability. Jannine loves the accomplishment she feels in her Virtual Reality job...yet she fears doing it too well, and attracting the attention of her superiors. Lais, the freak, flees from comfort and rewards, knowing too much about herself.

    Regular price: $14.95