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    • The Secret History of Twin Peaks

    • By: Mark Frost
    • Narrated by: Len Cariou, Mark Frost, Michael Horse, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,633
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,492
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,497

    From the cocreator of the landmark series, the story millions of fans have been waiting to get their hands on for 25 long years.

    A vastly layered, wide-ranging history that deepens the mysteries of the iconic town in ways that will thrill disciples of the original series and will prep fans for the upcoming SHOWTIME® series like nothing else out there.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely great for Peaks fans--but still, buy the book.

    • By mr. s. on 10-26-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Think Like a Dinosaur

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    This novelette won the Hugo award in 1996 and has been hailed by many as a science-fiction classic. Intelligent dinosaurs from outer space offer humanity the chance to use their transporter technology to join the galactic culture, but at a terrible price. When a routine transport goes wrong, one man must face the consequences of becoming too much like an alien.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Like Shatner reading Twilight Zone.

    • By Brian Dowrick on 02-27-08

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Lovestory

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Imagine a race of marsupial-like aliens who have not two, but three sexes: father, birth-mother, and nurture-mother. The difficulties of married life are further complicated by adding another partner, but this culture has worked out its own unique solution. The arrival of a new race of space-faring aliens, however, will change everything.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Propagation of Light in a Vacuum

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    As humankind's first starship accelerates past the speed of light, an astronaut wakes up and finds that he is all alone. The crew is gone, the sensors give no readings, and he is trapped. Alone? Not quite. His imaginary wife keeps him company and helps him keep a tenuous hold on his sanity.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • James Patrick Kelly's StoryPod 2.0

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 21 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    StoryPod 2.0 brings you 13 classic stories from Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author James Patrick Kelly! Kelly not only narrates each story, he adds exclusive commentary that takes you inside his creative process. The theme of StoryPod 2.0 is stories about aliens and outer space. And it includes a real treat: the complete, Nebula Award-winning novella, "Burn". But the classic stories don't stop there.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • James Patrick Kelly's StoryPod 1.0

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    StoryPod 1.0 brings you 13 mind-bending stories from Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author James Patrick Kelly! Kelly not only narrates each story, he adds exclusive commentary that takes you inside his creative process.

    Regular price: $16.95

    • The Wreck of the Godspeed

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The intelligent starship Godspeed has been exploring the galaxy for centuries, seeking out new homes for humankind. In that time, many crews have come and gone. Now, young Adel Santos comes aboard and discovers that all is not right, either with the Godspeed or his fellow crew members.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • James Patrick Kelly's StoryPod 3.0

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    StoryPod 3.0 brings you 13 classic stories from Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author James Patrick Kelly! Kelly not only narrates each story, he adds exclusive commentary that takes you inside his creative process. If you don't think you like science fiction, then StoryPod 3.0 is for you. If you DO like sci-fi, then it's REALLY for you! You'll hear the classic Hugo Award-winning novelette, "10 to the 16th to 1", "The Best Christmas Ever", a Hugo nominee; and more.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Men Are Trouble

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Where did all the men go? When aliens make all men disappear from Earth, the women left behind struggle to rebuild the shattered human culture. Years later, private investigator Fay Hardaway is hired by a grieving mother to investigate the mysterious suicide of her daughter. The aliens take an interest in the case as well, as does a religious cult bent on breaking the aliens' stranglehold on Earth.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Burn

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Chairman Jack Winter hoped to found a utopia on a planet he called Walden, a refuge where the last true humans could escape the rampant post-human technologies of the Thousand Worlds. But the native people never gave their permission for his social experiment - or to take over their world - and now they are setting forest fires in protest.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Save Your Money

    • By Tim on 08-09-07

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Saint Theresa of the Aliens

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    The aliens have made contact with us, and they're very alien indeed. What's worse, they bring news that will shake the world's religions to their core. Who will stand up to them? Saint Theresa believes God has called her to do so in this novelette, a Nebula Award finalist.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Cruelest Month

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A career woman, wracked by guilt over the death of her young daughter, begins to find toys scattered around her house. Is she being haunted or going mad? Her psychiatrist insists that it's all in her mind but the truth is far stranger - and emotionally wrenching.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • James Patrick Kelly's StoryPod 4.0

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Subscribe to StoryPod 4.0 and you'll get 13 stories in 13 weeks by Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author James Patrick Kelly! Jim not only narrates each story, he offers exclusive commentary that takes you inside his creative process. StoryPod 4.0 puts Jim Kelly's many talents on display, from a comic remake of the book of Genesis to a ghost story featuring Emily Bronte to a tale of aliens Christmas shopping at the mall - and everything in between. Kelly is a two-time winner of the Hugo Award and a 2007 Nebula Award winner. His stories appear frequently in Asimov's Science Fiction, and he writes the magazine's "On the Net" column. Publishers Weekly has called him "a meticulous craftsman in the demanding short-story form".

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Could Be Worse

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Waiting in a doctor's office sure can suck the life out of you. Unless...."Could Be Worse" is a never-before-published story, written and narrated by Hugo and Nebula Award-winner James Patrick Kelly.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Breakaway, Backdown

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly, Lisa Richardson
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 2

    Once humans began to live permanently in outer space, the harsh realities of that hostile environment became all too apparent. Still, many sought to move to the high frontier and break away from Earth. Not all were fit for this difficult life, however, and this is the tragic story of one would-be astronaut who was forced to back down from her dream of space.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Undone

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A revolutionary young woman and her sentient spaceship have the technology to travel through time. In the aftermath of a space battle they are hurled 20 million years into their future and stranded there. When they find that civilization has all but vanished, they set out to learn why. This pyrotechnic space opera was nominated for both the Hugo and the Nebula awards.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Last Contact

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    An alien has crash landed in a sleepy country town, and its ship stands guard over the fallen spaceman. When some unlikely townsfolk happen upon the site of the tragedy, what began as a game turns into a deadly first contact - with consequences for all humankind.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dividing the Sustain

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the future people will live for a very long time; but they must periodically "recast" themselves to maintain their sanity. They might change their sex, add another head, or re-engineer themselves to live in the upper atmosphere of Jupiter.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Glass Cloud

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Phillip Wing is the architect of one of the Seven New Wonders of the World: the Glass Cloud. But construction has fallen behind schedule, costs have skyrocketed, and the project is suddenly in danger of being canceled. The mysterious alien Messengers step in to save the Glass Cloud but at a terrible cost to Wing and his wife, Daisy.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Mother

    • By: James Patrick Kelly
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Les hates the artificial baby that Birth Control has given her, but she tries to take care of it because she wants to have a real baby of her own. But now the baby is sick and needs a doctor, and Les is broke and on the run. She has a gun but no ammunition. Yet.

    Regular price: $1.95