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    • 48 Laws of Power

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 23 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,660
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,431
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,378

    Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. This bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other infamous strategists. The 48 Laws of Power will fascinate any listener interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You don't have to be a psychopath to like this.

    • By Gaggleframpf on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Deception Point: A Novel

    • By: Dan Brown
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,532
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,148

    When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory, a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the authenticity of the find, the White House calls upon the skills of intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton. Accompanied by a team of experts, including the charismatic scholar Michael Tolland, Rachel travels to the Arctic and uncovers the unthinkable.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth checking out!

    • By Jeffrey on 03-06-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • East of Eden

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 25 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,080
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7,296
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,310

    This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Why have I avoided this Beautiful Book???

    • By Kelly on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Blood Meridian

    • Or the Evening Redness in the West
    • By: Cormac McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,750
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,943
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,930

    Author of the National Book Award-winning All the Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy is one of the most provocative American stylists to emerge in the last century. The striking novel Blood Meridian offers an unflinching narrative of the brutality that accompanied the push west on the 1850s Texas frontier.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Existential leavings

    • By Colin on 03-22-08

    Regular price: $36.37

    • Angels and Demons

    • By: Dan Brown
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,446
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,562

    World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization, the Illuminati. Desperate to save the Vatican from a powerful time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the beautiful and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must for fans of The Da Vinci Code

    • By Geoffrey on 04-14-04

    Regular price: $39.93

    • My Sister's Keeper

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe, Julia Gibson, Barbara McCulloh, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,035
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 947
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 939

    Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age 13 she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate - a life and a role that she has never challenged...until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to question who she truly is.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible!!

    • By Steve on 08-27-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • All the President's Men

    • By: Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,176
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,054
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,054

    Beginning with the story of a simple burglary at Democratic headquarters and then continuing with headline after headline, Bernstein and Woodward kept the tale of conspiracy and the trail of dirty tricks coming - delivering the stunning revelations and pieces in the Watergate puzzle that brought about Nixon's scandalous downfall. Their explosive reports won a Pulitzer Prize for The Washington Post and toppled the president. This is the book that changed America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GOP 'Dirty Tricks': A Riveting History

    • By Gretchen SLP on 11-28-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Crossing to Safety

    • By: Wallace Stegner
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 708

    One of the finest American authors of the 20th century, Wallace Stegner compiled an impressive collection of accolades during his lifetime, including a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, a National Book Award, and three O. Henry Awards. His final novel, Crossing to Safety is the quiet yet stirring tale of two couples that meet during the Great Depression and form a lifelong bond.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Stegner and his beautiful last book

    • By Rebecca on 11-16-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Ungifted

    • By: Gordon Korman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross, Richard Poe, Erin Moon, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475

    Teens and pre-teens flock to any new offering from New York Times best-selling author Gordon Korman. Told through multiple viewpoints, Ungifted follows Donovan Curtis through his year at a magnet school for gifted and talented kids. Thanks to an administrative foul-up, the decidedly mediocre student Donovan finds himself enrolled in the Academy of Scholastic Distinction. Out of place and out of luck, Donovan joins the robotics team. And while he learns a few lessons from his gifted classmates, he also teaches a few of his own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ungifted: One of the best books I have ever read in my life

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Match

    • The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever
    • By: Mark Frost
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 571
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 568

    Renowned novelist and screenwriter Mark Frost turns his eye for golf to an event so famous that it’s grown to the stuff of legend. In 1956, a casual bet between two millionaires eventually pitted two of the greatest golfers of the era—Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan—against top amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi. Frost recounts this dramatic tale from start to finish, detailing the match that vaulted golf out of the shadows and into the national spotlight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Transported to another world

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-19-15
    • The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever
    • By: Mark Frost
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 03-09-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 640 ratings

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Let the Great World Spin

    • A Novel
    • By: Colum McCann
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe, Gerard Doyle, Carol Monda, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 360

    In the dawning light of a late-summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. It is August 1974, and a mysterious tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the towers, suspended a quarter-mile above the ground. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary in best-selling novelist Colum McCann's stunningly intricate portrait of a city and its people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not What I Expected - At All!

    • By Jessica Brown on 04-06-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Crossing

    • The Border Trilogy, Book Two
    • By: Cormac McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420

    In the late 1930s, 16-year-old Billy Parham captures a she-wolf that has been marauding his family's ranch. But instead of killing it, he decides to take it back to the mountains of Mexico. With that crossing he begins an arduous and often dreamlike journey into a country where men meet ghosts and violence strikes as suddenly as heat lightning - a world where there is no order "save that which death has put there".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favorite , But still wonderfull

    • By shane on 06-16-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Suttree

    • By: Cormac McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,027
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 922
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 922

    No discussion of great modern authors is complete without mention of Cormac McCarthy, whose rare and blazing talent makes his every work a true literary event. A grand addition to the American literary canon, Suttree introduces readers to Cornelius Suttree, a man who abandons his affluent family to live among a dissolute array of vagabonds along the Tennessee river.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Challenging Read/Listen, Narrator Outstanding

    • By Riley A. Vann on 03-07-13

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

    • By: David Wroblewski
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 21 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 396
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 362

    Filled with breathtaking scenes, the elemental north woods, the sweep of seasons, an iconic American barn, a fateful vision rendered in the falling rain. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle is a meditation on the limits of language and what lies beyond, a brilliantly inventive retelling of an ancient story, and an epic tale of devotion, betrayal, and courage in the American heartland.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, horrible ending.

    • By CS on 09-30-15

    Regular price: $46.77

    • Underworld

    • By: Don DeLillo
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 31 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 427
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 383

    Nick Shay and Klara Sax knew each other once, intimately, and they meet again in the American desert. He is trying to outdistance the crucial events of his early life, haunted by the hard logic of loss and by the echo of a gunshot in a basement room. She is an artist who has made a blood struggle for independence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • CYBEX burned into my eyes

    • By Ruth Ann Orlansky on 07-01-12

    Regular price: $56.65

    • Lullaby

    • By: Chuck Palahniuk
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,124
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 735
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 736

    New York Times best-selling author of Fight Club, which was adapted into a major motion picture, Chuck Palahniuk offers a haunting tale. Winner of the Northwest Booksellers Association Award, Palahniuk is one of the rare literary geniuses who has been able to bridge the gap between a cult following and commercial success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Palahniuk's New Hit

    • By RockyToTheMoon on 01-12-05

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Thousand Names

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 728
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 671
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 677

    With this stunning series opener, Django Wexler leaps to the upper echelon of today’s best fantasy authors. The Thousand Names opens his Shadow Campaigns series with a tale of bloody rebellion that will reshape an empire -- and a world. Captain Marcus d’Ivoire and Winter Ihernglass see their fortunes rise under the command of military genius Janus bet Vhalnich. But Janus’ obsession with the supernatural portends a dire fate for the realm.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Military Fantasy

    • By Johnathan W. Hill on 04-24-14

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Last Call

    • The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
    • By: Daniel Okrent
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266

    A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of America’s most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the U.S. Constitution was amended to restrict one of America’s favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages. Okrent reveals how Prohibition marked a confluence of diverse forces, including the growing political power of the women’s suffrage movement and the fear of small-town, native-stock Protestants that they were losing control of their country to the immigrants of the large cities.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Thorough Historical Review

    • By Pierre on 11-12-12
    • The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
    • By: Daniel Okrent
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 09-29-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 296 ratings

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Infernal Battalion

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 21 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243

    The Beast, the ancient demon imprisoned beneath Elysium for a thousand years, has been loosed on the world. It absorbs mind after mind, spreading like a plague through the north. And it threatens the heart of Vordan. As Queen Raesinia Orboan and soldiers Marcus D'Ivoire and Winter Ihernglass grapple with the aftermath of a hard-fought military campaign, they soon discover they have more than arcane powers to fear - it seems they cannot trust one of their own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply amazing

    • By Kevin Williams on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Casey at the Bat

    • A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888
    • By: Ernest Lawrence Thayer
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Thus begins one of the most famous poems in American history: Ernest L. Thayer’s "Casey at the Bat". When the powerful Mudville baseball team enters the ninth inning of their game behind by two runs, things seem pretty grim. And when the first two batters make outs, it looks like their best player, the mighty Casey, won’t even get a chance to win the game for them. Then, two unlikely players get hits, and suddenly the crowd is cheering as Casey strolls to the plate. Casey’s epic at-bat has delighted generations of listeners, young and old.

    Regular price: $9.09

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