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    • The Dunwich Horror

    • By: H. P. Lovecraft
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    "The Dunwich Horror" takes place in a fictional town in Massachusetts, its main hero being the distinctly not ordinarily human Wilbur, a product of a deformed albino mother and an unknown father. Strange events surround his birth and precocious development. Wilbur matures at an abnormal rate, reaching manhood within a decade. Locals shun him and his family, and animals fear and despise him (due to his odor). All the while, his sorcerer grandfather indoctrinates him into certain dark rituals and the study of witchcraft.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good story.

    • By Alex on 07-24-17

    Regular price: $7.12

    • My Man Jeeves

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    "My Man Jeeves" is a collection of short stories by the master of British comedy P. G. Wodehouse, published in 1919. The stories all feature the author's most well known characters: the extremely intelligent manservant Jeeves and his dimwitted but kind employer Bertie. As always, Jeeves will be stretched to his utmost in the performance of his protective duties against manipulative stratagems, nosy relatives, shady scams and all kinds of goings on, most often aimed at taking advantage of Bertie's kindness and cluelessness... As always: pure gold for the listener!

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    • By: Victor Hugo
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 21 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    This classic is a French Romantic/Gothic novel by Victor Hugo, published in 1831. The story centers on the famous cathedral. Esmeralda captures the hearts of men, including those of Captain Phoebus and Pierre Gringoire, but also Quasimodo and his adoptive father, Archdeacon Claude Frollo. Frollo is torn between his obsessive lust and the rules of the church. He orders Quasimodo to kidnap her, but the hunchback is captured by Phoebus and his guards, who save Esmeralda.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very emotional

    • By Shelli J Fisher on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Plague Ship (Dane Thorson/Solar Queen 2)

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The ship (Solar Queen) has recently obtained a valuable trading contract on the planet Sargol and is building a relationship with one of the races on the planet, the cat-like Salariki. The process goes slowly till the Salariki discover that the Solar Queen is carrying catnip and other plants from Terra that are unknown on Sargol. The traders exchange what little of the plants they have for the rare and valuable Koros stones and collect a native red-colored wood to exchange at home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A typically good read by an excellent storyteller.

    • By P. K. Bethune on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Chessmen of Mars (The Barsoom Series 5)

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Chessmen of Mars" is a science fantasy novel from the "Barsoom" series. Tara - daughter of regular series-hero John Carter and Deja Thoris - meets Prince Gahan of Gathol, and is initially unimpressed, viewing him as something of a popinjay. Later she takes her flier into a storm and loses control of the craft, and the storm carries her to an unfamiliar region of Barsoom.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Defiant Agents (Time Traders 3)

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Defiant Agents" tells of an encounter between Western heroes, and the Russian Communists, and a mysterious alien race that has used time travel to alter Earth. The alien library discovered in the previous novel ("Galactic Derelict", published in 1959) proved to have locations of many unknown worlds. Finding the secure location of planet Topaz compromised, Apache operatives, including Travis Fox, are sent on an emergency trip by Earth with a mind-altering machine, Redax, that crash lands.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Tom Swift and the Visitor from Planet X

    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Tom Swift is the main character in the book series of science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science, invention and technology. First published in 1910, the series total more than 100 volumes. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer. Tom's adventures have been written by various ghostwriters. Most of the books are credited to the collective pseudonym Victor Appleton. Most of the various series emphasized Tom's inventions.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Night Land

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    "The Night Land" is a classic horror novel by William Hope Hodgson. As a work of fantasy it belongs to the Dying Earth subgenre. When the book was written, the nature of the energy source that powers stars was not known: Lord Kelvin had published calculations based on the hypothesis that the energy came from the gravitational collapse of the gas cloud that had formed the sun and found that this mechanism gave the Sun a lifetime of only a few tens of millions of years.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Warlord of Mars (The Barsoom Series 3)

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    "The Warlord of Mars" is a fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, part of his series about the fictional "hollow earth" land of Pellucidar. After the horrendous battle which ended with the destruction of the religion of Issus, John Carter's wife and two other women were locked in a slowly rotating prison attached to the Temple of the Sun, each of whose hundreds of cells are only open to the outside world once every year.

    Regular price: $3.54

    • Thuvia, Maid of Mars (The Barsoom Series 4)

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Thuvia, Maid of Mars" is a science fantasy novel from the "Barsoom" series. The principal characters are Carthoris (the son of John Carter of Mars) and Thuvia of Ptarth, each of whom appeared in the previous two novels. Carthoris is madly in love with Thuvia. This love was foreshadowed at the end of the previous novel. Unfortunately Thuvia is promised to Kulan Tith, Jeddak of Kaol. On Barsoom nothing can break an engagement between a man and woman except death, although the new suitor may not cause that death.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Planet Savers (Darkover 1)

    • By: Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    "The Planet Savers" is a 1962 science fiction book by Marion Zimmer Bradley. It is part of her "Darkover" (a fictional world) series. Desperate to discover a cure for the cyclical 48-year-fever, known as "Trailmen's fever", Dr. Randall Forth persuades a colleague, Dr. Jay Allison, to undergo hypnosis. He calls forth a secondary personality, Jason Allison, who is gregarious and an experienced mountain climber, while Dr. Jay Allison is a cold, clinical man with no outdoor skills...

    Regular price: $11.59

    • Lone Star Planet

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Lone Star Planet" is a science fiction novel by H. Beam Piper. It presents a world on which the assassination of politicians is accepted practice. After a political gaffe, our hero Stephen Silk is assigned to be the Solar League's new ambassador to the people of Capella IV, New Texas. The position is open because the previous ambassador, Silas Cumshaw, was assassinated. On the starship taking him to his new posting, Silk meets his secretary/bodyguard, a native New Texan named Hoddy Ringo.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Omnilingual

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet, Edward Miller
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "Omnilingual" is an unusual sci-fi story as it focuses on archaeology on an alien culture. An expedition from Earth to Mars discovers a deserted city, the remains of an advanced civilization that died out 50,000 years before. The human scientists recover books and documents left behind, and are puzzled by their contents. Earnest young archeologist Martha Dane deciphers a few words, but the real breakthrough comes when the team explores what appears to have been a university in which the last few civilized Martians made their last stand...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $7.20

    • The Hour of the Dragon

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    "The Hour of the Dragon", also known as "Conan the Conqueror", is a fantasy novel by American writer Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Cimmerian. Conan, defeated in battle, captured and placed in a monster-infested dungeon, finds an unexpected ally and escapes; meanwhile, the population of the Aquilonian capital, believing him dead, riots and is ready to accept an alternative King.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Pellucidar

    • Pellucidar 2
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    "Pellucidar" is a fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, part of his series about the fictional "hollow earth" land of Pellucidar. David Innes and his captive, a member of the reptilian Mahar master race of the interior world of Pellucidar, return from the surface world in the Iron Mole invented by his friend and companion in adventure Abner Perry. Emerging in Pellucidar at an unknown location, David frees his captive.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Love Among the Chickens

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Love Among the Chickens" is a comedic novel by British master of the genre, P. G. Wodehouse. The novel is narrated by Jeremy Garnet, an author and old friend of Ukridge. Seeing Ukridge for the first time in years, with a new wife in tow, Garnet finds himself dragged along on holiday to Ukridge's new chicken farm in Dorset. The novel intertwines Garnet's difficult wooing of a girl living nearby with the struggles of the farm, which are exacerbated by Ukridge's bizarre business ideas and methods.

    Regular price: $7.20

    • Indiscretions of Archie

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    "Indiscretions of Archie" is a 1921 comedic novel by the British master of the genre, P. G. Wodehouse. The novel tells the story of impoverished, embarrassment-prone Archibald "Archie" Moffam (pronounced "Moom") and his difficult relationship with his art-collecting, hotel-owning, millionaire father-in-law Daniel Brewster, who is the father of Archie's new bride Lucille. Archie's attempts to ingratiate himself with Brewster only get him further into trouble. The story takes place in New York City.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Marred by poor reading

    • By Mike Crowley on 06-13-17

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Moon Pool

    • By: Abraham Merritt
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    "The Moon Pool" is a fantasy/science-fiction novel by Abraham Merritt. The plot concerns an advanced race which has developed within the Earth's core. Eventually their most intelligent members create an offspring. This created entity encompasses both great good and great evil, but it slowly turns away from its creators and towards evil. The entity is called either "the Dweller" or "the Shining One"... This is just scratching the surface of an incredibly complex and suspenseful plot.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Storm over Warlock

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Storm Over Warlock" combines science fiction with fantasy, technology with witchcraft. Shann Lantee is lucky to be alive. He had snuck out of the small Terran base on the planet Warlock in the Circe system to find two artificially evolved wolverines, Taggi and his mate Togi, and bring them back to the base before anyone notices that they are missing. While he is gone, a force of Throgs, implacably hostile insectoid aliens, attacks the base and kills all of its occupants.

    Regular price: $11.59

    • Four Day Planet

    • By: H. Beam Piper
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The planet Fenris has an extremely slow rotation rate, causing days and nights lasting 1000 hours each! This makes its population live underground but for sunrise and sunset. The story unfolds around a conflict between corrupt local politicians and the equivalent of earthly whale hunters. A robust and action-packed sci-fi tale by H. Beam Piper, published in 1961.

    Regular price: $11.59

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