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    • The Cat of Bubastes

    • By: G. A. Henty
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    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 Valley of Fear

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • 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

    • Thuvia, Maid of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    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

    • 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 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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 Warlord of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 117

    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 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    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

    • The Dragon and the Raven

    • By: G.A. Henty
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 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

    • The Sea-Hawk

    • By: Rafael Sabatini
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    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 54 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 Magic Skin

    • By: Honore de Balzac
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 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

    • 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 Survivors of the Chancellor

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Mr. Kazallon thought that booking passage on a cargo ship from Charleston to Liverpool would be a charming way to return to his English homeland. If only he knew! A crazed sea captain, a disaster in the hold, storms, oppressive heat, sharks and starvation are just some of the many travails that will beset both passengers and crew. Will any of them survive the wreck of the Chancellor?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overall, Good

    • By Caleb on 03-16-15

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Riders of the Purple Sage

    • Book 1 of the Riders Series
    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The book that started the Western genre

    • By D. Hamilton on 10-03-18

    Regular price: $23.09

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    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

    • The Call of the Canyon

    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In the aftermath of World War I, a high-society New Yorker makes his new home in the wilds of the West. When his fiancé follows him out there, can she persuade him to return to New York? Or can she adapt to the rigorous life of the West? And will she be in time to save her beloved from a rival temptress?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • White Noise

    • By D. Hoffman on 11-08-03

    Regular price: $19.59

    • 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

    • The Gods of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    John Carter returns to the red planet 10 years after his Martian death in search of his wife, Princess Dejah Thoris. His adventures reveal the truth about the Gods of Mars...This is the second in Burroughs' 11-volume Mars series, a blend of sci-fi and romantic adventure.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narrator

    • By Christopher Tower on 09-29-10

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Desert Gold

    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Richard Gale, a college football star, travels to Mexico to prove himself after failing in every business opportunity that his wealthy father had handed him. When he arrives at an Arizona border town, a chance meeting with an old friend launches him into an adventure to save a young Spanish beauty from a ruthless Mexican bandit.

    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 Evil Genius

    • By: Wilkie Collins
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    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

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