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    • Seven Stones to Stand or Fall

    • A Collection of Outlander Fiction
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Robert Ian MacKenzie, Allan Scott-Douglas, Davina Porter, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,284
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,084
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,078

    The author presents a collection of seven short stories set in the Outlander universe, never before published together, including two original stories and featuring beloved character Jamie Fraser.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two new works and five previously published

    • By Mary R on 07-03-17

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Equations of Life

    • How Physics Shapes Evolution
    • By: Charles S. Cockell
    • Narrated by: Ian Porter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    In The Equations of Life, biologist Charles S. Cockell makes the forceful argument that the laws of physics narrowly constrain how life can evolve, making evolution's outcomes predictable. If we were to find something very much like a lady bug eating something very much like an aphid on a distant planet, we shouldn't be surprised. The forms of life are guided by a limited set of rules, and, as a result, there is a narrow set of solutions to the challenges of existence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stimulating, entertaining

    • By anonymous123 on 01-25-19

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Gift for Dying

    • By: M. J. Arlidge
    • Narrated by: Ian Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Adam Brandt is used to dealing with all kinds of people - as a consulting psychologist with the Chicago Police Department he has faced his share of criminals. But Kassie Wojcek is like no one else he's encountered - 15 years old and burdened, she says, with a terrible gift: she knows how and when you will die. After claiming to 'feel' the horrific murder of the first victim, Kassie is caught up in the hunt for a sadistic serial killer terrorising Chicago, frightened that people will die without her help.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Blood & Gore with Unsatisfying Ending

    • By Donna F. Rodriguez on 03-11-19

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Dead in the Water

    • My Forty-Year Search for My Brother's Killer
    • By: Penny Farmer
    • Narrated by: Tess Gallagher, Ian Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In 1978, two corpses were discovered in the sea off Guatemala. Hooded, bound with ropes and weighted down with heavy engine parts, Chris Farmer and his girlfriend Peta Frampton were thrown from a yacht on which they had been crewing. This is the gripping account of how Chris's family painstakingly gathered evidence against the boat's Californian skipper, Silas Duane Boston, working alongside the FBI, Interpol, and police in the UK and the USA. Almost four decades later in 2015, there was a major breakthrough in the case when, using Facebook, Chris's sister Penny tracked Boston down.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By jennifer on 04-21-19

    Regular price: $18.16

    • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Adam Sims, Ian Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,594
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,370
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,376

    Information is everything in "Hard-Boiled Wonderland". A specialist encrypter is attacked by thugs with orders from an unknown source, is chased by invisible predators, and dates an insatiably hungry librarian who never puts on weight. In "The End of the World" a new arrival is learning his role as dream-reader. But there is something eerily disquieting about the changeless nature of the town and its fable-like inhabitants. Told in alternate chapters, the two stories converge and combine.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Grown-up Hiyao Miyazaki

    • By Ryan on 03-07-12

    Regular price: $44.09

    • Paying the Piper

    • By: Sharyn McCrumb
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter, Ian Stuart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Elizabeth has a plan for how she and her boyfriend Cameron can spend the summer together in Scotland. While Cameron researches the migratory patterns of seals, Elizabeth will join an archaeological dig on the nearby island of Banrigh. But Elizabeth's plans don't include a devastating plague which starts killing off her fellow crew members.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Chance Developments

    • Stories
    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Robert Ian Mackenzie, Jamie Jackson, John Keating, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    It is said that a picture may be worth a thousand words, but an old photograph can inspire many more. In this beguiling book, Alexander McCall Smith casts his eye over five chanced-upon photographs from the era of black-and-white photography and imagines the stories behind them. Who were those people, what were their stories, why are they smiling, what made them sad?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Several "I wish that I had written that..."

    • By N. David Blocher on 01-20-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Nocturnes

    • By: Kazuo Ishiguro
    • Narrated by: Adam Kotz, Neil Pearson, Julian Rhind-Tutt, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    In Nocturnes, a sublime story cycle, Kazuo Ishiguro explores ideas of love, music and the passing of time. From the piazzas of Italy to the Malvern Hills, a London flat to the "hush-hush floor" of an exclusive Hollywood hotel, the characters we encounter range from young dreamers to cafe musicians to faded stars, all of them at some moment of reckoning. Gentle, intimate, and witty, this quintet is marked by a haunting theme: the struggle to keep alive a sense of life's romance, even as one gets older.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful stories

    • By Rochelle on 04-30-13

    Regular price: $15.81

    • Code to Zero

    • By: Ken Follett
    • Narrated by: Ian Porter
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Three days that could change the world's political landscape....A man wakes up to find himself lying on the ground in a railway station, his mind stripped bare of all recollection. He has no idea how he got there. He does not even know his own name. Convinced he is a drunken down and out, it isn't until a newspaper report about a satellite launch catches his eye that he begins to suspect all is not what it seems....

    Regular price: $24.00

    • The Pariah

    • By: Graham Masterton
    • Narrated by: Ian Porter
    • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    The quaint little seaside town of Granitehead seemed like a perfect place for John and Jane Trenton to start their life together. But disaster strikes and Jane and their unborn child is killed. John’s grief is total, so when he starts to see the ghostly apparition of his wife he almost welcomes this supernatural phenomenon. Yet all is not what it seems, and this sinister spirit is not Jane, but something altogether evil and terrifying.

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Dead in the Water

    • By: Penny Farmer
    • Narrated by: Tessa Gallagher, Ian Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 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

    This is a study of the brutal torture and murder of the author's brother and his longtime girlfriend 40 years ago. In July 1978, two bodies were found in the sea off the coast of Guatemala and proved to be the remains of Chris Farmer and Peta Frampton, respectively a medical graduate and a law graduate, aged 25 and 24, from Greater Manchester. They had been beaten, tortured, and killed, their bodies weighted down and dumped in the sea from the yacht on which they had been crewing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perseverance finally caught a monster.

    • By mike on 08-15-18

    Regular price: $26.17

    • Then We Came to the End

    • By: Joshua Ferris
    • Narrated by: Ian Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Then We Came to the End is about how we spend our days and too many of our nights. It is about being away from friends and family, about sharing a stretch of stained carpet with a group of strangers we call colleagues.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • and the Oscar for narration goes to...

    • By Ilinca on 06-12-12

    Regular price: $29.07

    • Spree

    • By: Michael Morley
    • Narrated by: Ian Porter
    • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A madman is on the rampage in the Los Angeles streets. The City of Angels has become The City of Fear. And everyone from the Oval Office down wants a quick result. The heat is on Jake Mottram, head of the FBI's new Spree Killer Unit, and psychological profiler Angie Holmes to find the madman responsible. Until now, they've been great together. Both at work and in bed. But a killer is about to come between them, in ways that could cost them far more than their careers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 4.5/5 = great thriller

    • By Janie on 06-29-14

    Regular price: $16.35