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    • The Cat of Bubastes

    • By: G. A. Henty
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 90

    The sacred cat of Bubastes has accidentally been slain; now young Chebron must pay for the offense with his own life, as this is the law of the Pagans in Egypt, 1250 BC. Chebron, the son of a high Egyptian priest, flees for his life taking his sister Mysa, one of the household slaves Amuba, and several companions with him.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to Understand

    • By Happyhomaker on 02-05-11

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Black Tulip

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The tulip craze of 17th century Holland has a dark side! Cornelius van Baerle, a wealthy but naive tulip grower, finds himself entangled in the deadly politics of his time, and he must decide where his true love lies.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • terrible narration

    • By Ron on 08-06-03

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Sea-Hawk

    • By: Rafael Sabatini
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 29

    Sir Oliver Tessilian, a Cornish nobleman, is abandoned or betrayed by everyone he ever loved. He is framed for murder, affronted and shunned by his fiancee and sold into slavery by his half-brother.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Fun story ruined by poor reading

    • By Optimistic skeptic on 03-22-05

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Man of the Forest

    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    In this 1920 best seller, Milt Dale, a lone camper, overhears a conversation that persuades him to leave his forest paradise to save a young woman from certain doom.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Productuon

    • By D. Joslyn on 03-07-17

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Valley of Fear

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Only Holmes and Watson can get to the bottom of this baffling murder mystery. John Douglas is found in his study, blasted faceless by a sawed-off shotgun. There is no obvious motive or suspect. Douglas and his wife, Ivy, a rich and locally popular couple, have lived for years in the ancient, moated Birlstone Manor House. Despite Douglas' nightly ritual of raising the drawbridge, the perpetrator had somehow concealed himself, shot Douglas, and made a clean getaway.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Worst reading EVER!!!

    • By Christina M. on 03-29-15

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Warlord of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 114

    John Carter risks everything to rescue his wife, Princess Dejah Thoris, from the clutches of his evil adversaries, but he is always just one step behind! His quest carries him ultimately to the mysterious northern pole. Will this civilization, submerged in ice, prove fatal to our hero?...This is the third in Burroughs' 11-volume Mars series, a blend of sci-fi and romantic adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Trip to Mars.

    • By Noe on 02-20-07

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Chessmen of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Impetuous and headstrong, Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter, defies the elements by flying into a rare, fierce Martian storm. Hurtled half a planet from her home, she is threatened by grotesque, flesh eating monsters and barbarous warriors. Is the mysterious Panthan warrior friend or foe? As hero battles for maiden in the chess-like games of Jetan, the pieces are fighting men and the stakes are life and death!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The series moves on....

    • By Jon on 09-08-08

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Thuvia, Maid of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    Mars has become divided by love. Not one, but two princes and a Jeddak are vying for the love of Thuvia of Ptarth. When she is mysteriously kidnapped, treachery threatens to throw Barsoom into bloody war. Now Cathoris must follow in the footsteps of his father, John Carter, and overcome phantom armies, dangerous spies and savage beasts as he attempts to save his true love and reunite Mars.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fake accent and wooden performance

    • By Doug on 11-29-11

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Dragon and the Raven

    • By: G.A. Henty
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    In a time of chaos and Viking onslaught, Alfred the untested Saxon king must fight to save his ravished land. The tale unfurls through the eyes of a young thane, Edmond, who becomes Alfred's friend and mightiest warrior. When Danes over run the land and the Saxons capitulate, this young knight trains and leads a devoted corps of pike-men to recapture the kingdom.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disapointing Reader

    • By Richard Bruno on 07-09-03

    Regular price: $19.59

    • With Lee in Virginia

    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    In this heroic clash of opposing conviction, Vincent Wingfield, a young spirited teenager and heir to a southern slave plantation, bravely proves his sympathy for brutally treated slaves and becomes a staunch supporter of slaves' rights. But, with the onset of the Civil War, Wingfield's fidelity to the state of Virginia leads him to serve under Robert E. Lee's cavalry and fight for the Confederacy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By David on 11-28-05

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Underground City

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    How can humans survive and prosper 1,500 feet below the earth's surface? Jules Verne successfully weaves a dark yet magnificent story into this equally dark world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Middling Tale

    • By Susan on 10-04-06

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Riders of the Purple Sage

    • Book 1 of the Riders Series
    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A gentile sage-rider is about to be whipped by the Mormans to coerce the rich and beautiful Jane Withersteen to marry against her will. In desperation Jane whispers the prayer, "Whence cometh my help!" Just then, an unlikely hero, the infamous gunfighter Lassiter, routs the persecutors and is drawn into this conflict on the Utah-Arizona border.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • 800 Leagues on the Amazon

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Take a journey on a giant raft with Joam Garral down 800 leagues on the Amazon. Garral, a Brazilian, lives on a thriving fazenda (plantation) in the Peruvian frontier with his loving family. But his daughter's imminent marriage to a Brazilian army surgeon compels him to return to his homeland to face the dark secrets of his past. Will his love and dedication to his family help him in his struggle to right injustice? Will a strange encoded message be deciphered in time to save him?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible reading

    • By Ronald on 09-13-05

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Malefactor

    • By: E. Phillips Oppenheim
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sir Wingrave Seton allowed himself to be imprisoned for nine years rather than betraying a lady's honor. He seeks revenge by acquiring immense wealth for the sole purpose of destroying the lives of others. But a new young lover slowly starts to thaw the Malefactor's icy heart, prompting him to abandon his misanthropic plans. Is it too late?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • New Ears Please.

    • By Nardia on 03-03-10

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu

    • By: Sax Rohmer
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Dr. Fu-Manchu, the terrorizing and macabre master of a secretive Oriental organization, is dedicated to conquering the world. Fu-Manchu's greatest nemesis, British investigator Nayland Smith, is one of the few people who can meet Fu-Manchu's gaze without falling under his hypnotic power. It is up to Smith and his faithful companion, Dr. Petrie, to foil Dr. Fu-Manchu's diabolical plot.

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Magic Skin

    • By: Honore de Balzac
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    "The possession of power, no matter how enormous, does not bring the knowledge how to use it." Raphael, a failed writer, deep in debt, and unrequited in love, is about to take a suicidal plunge into the Seine River. Just in time, he discovers the "Magic Skin" in an antiquity shop. Its supernatural powers grant every wish but it extracts a terrible toll! This parable depicts the malaise of 19th century France.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • poor reading

    • By Maria on 02-04-04

    Regular price: $23.09

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Ex-confederate army captain John Carter finds himself unwittingly transported to Mars, while fleeing Apache Indians. This new world is populated by a race of monstrous Martians, whose culture is based on the ability to fight for their race. John must fight for survival on this hostile planet...This is the first in Burroughs' 11-volume Mars series, a blend of sci-fi and romantic adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A princess of a story

    • By Derek on 01-24-03

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Michael Strogoff

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In this 1876 "Mission Impossible" tale of intrigue set in Russia, a traitor has inspired the fierce Feofar Khan to invade Siberia and foment a rebellion. A sinister plot to assassinate the Czar's brother, the Grand Duke, is discovered but all telegraph lines have been cut.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Man reads words without comprehension...

    • By Shane on 03-06-04

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Evil Genius

    • By: Wilkie Collins
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Wilkie Collins' most financially successful novel, The Evil Genius, opens with a jury determining the fate of a sea captain whose ship allegedly facilitated a diamond theft. The story develops into a powerful novel of Victorian private life, including deception, adultery, and divorce...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Story is fine, but not a mystery.

    • By Margaret on 06-06-07

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Mutiny of the Elsinore

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Life has lost its savor for Mr. Pathurst. New York, fame, women, the arts, have all become tedious. Searching for excitement, he books passage on a cargo vessel sailing from Baltimore to Seattle on a route that travels around the treacherous Cape Horn.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just can't listen

    • By Michael on 06-25-05

    Regular price: $23.09

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