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  • Revenger | Alastair Reynolds

    Revenger

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Clare Corbett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and been remade. Amongst the ruins of alien civilisations, building our own from the rubble, humanity still thrives. And there are vast fortunes to be made, if you know where to find them.... Captain Rackamore and his crew do.

    Mr S. says: "Oh dear"
  • Revelation Space | Alastair Reynolds

    Revelation Space

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (571)
    Performance
    (316)
    Story
    (322)

    Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with the cyborg crew of the starship Nostalgia for Infinity. But as he closes in on the secret, a killer closes in on him because the Amarantin were destroyed for a reason.

    Richard says: "Good Book? Awful Narration!"
  • Absolution Gap | Alastair Reynolds

    Absolution Gap

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (291)
    Performance
    (168)
    Story
    (170)

    The Inhibitors were designed to eliminate any life-form reaching a certain level of intelligence - and they've targeted humanity. War veteran Clavain and a ragtag group of refugees have fled into hiding. Their leadership is faltering, and their situation is growing more desperate. But their little colony has just received an unexpected visitor: an avenging angel with the power to lead mankind to safety---or draw down its darkest enemy.

    Yevgeny says: "Too much left to the imagination"
  • The Medusa Chronicles | Stephen Baxter,Alastair Reynolds

    The Medusa Chronicles

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter, Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Peter Kenny
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (179)
    Performance
    (164)
    Story
    (163)

    Following an accident that almost cost him his life, Howard Falcon was not so much saved as he was converted, through the use of prosthetics, into something faster, stronger and smarter...but also slightly less human and more machine than he was. And with this change came an opportunity - that of piloting a mission into Jupiter's atmosphere and ultimately of making first contact with the life forms he discovers there.

    Andrew says: "Dull and Plodding"
  • House of Suns | Alastair Reynolds

    House of Suns

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (445)
    Performance
    (270)
    Story
    (270)

    Six million years ago, at the very dawn of the starfaring era, Abigail Gentian fractured herself into a thousand male and female clones: the shatterlings. Sent out into the galaxy, these shatterlings have stood aloof as they document the rise and fall of countless human empires. They meet every 200,000 years to exchange news and memories of their travels with their siblings.

    Nick says: "Reynolds gets better and better"
  • Redemption Ark | Alastair Reynolds

    Redemption Ark

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (374)
    Performance
    (210)
    Story
    (208)

    Late in the 26th century, the human race has advanced enough to accidentally trigger the Inhibitors---alien-killing machines designed to detect intelligent life and destroy it. The only hope for humanity lies in the recovery of a secret cache of doomsday weapons---and a renegade named Clavain who is determined to find them. But other factions want the weapons for their own purposes---and the weapons themselves have another agenda altogether.

    Michael says: "Well written and brilliantly read"
  • The Prefect | Alastair Reynolds

    The Prefect

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    Overall
    (355)
    Performance
    (207)
    Story
    (206)

    Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law enforcement officer with the Panoply. His beat is the multifaceted utopian society of the Glitter Band, that vast swirl of space habitats orbiting the planet Yellowstone, the teeming hub of a human interstellar empire spanning many worlds. His current case: investigating a murderous attack against one of the habitats that left 900 people dead, a crime that appalls even a hardened cop like Dreyfus.

    Patrick says: "Prefect near perfect"
  • Chasm City | Alastair Reynolds

    Chasm City

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (358)
    Performance
    (218)
    Story
    (219)

    The once-utopian Chasm City - a domed human settlement on an otherwise inhospitable planet---has been overrun by a virus known as the Melding Plague, capable of infecting any body, organic or computerized. Now, with the entire city corrupted - from the people to the very buildings they inhabit---only the most wretched sort of existence remains. The stakes are raised when Tanner Mirabel's search brings him face to face with a centuries-old atrocity that history would rather forget.

    Martin says: "Revelation space."
  • Century Rain | Alastair Reynolds

    Century Rain

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    Overall
    (284)
    Performance
    (158)
    Story
    (162)

    Three hundred years from now, Earth has been rendered uninhabitable due to the technological catastrophe known as the Nanocaust. Archaeologist Verity Auger specializes in the exploration of its surviving landscape. Now, her expertise is required for a far greater purpose. Something astonishing has been discovered at the far end of a wormhole: mid-twentieth-century Earth, preserved like a fly in amber.

    Martin says: "Best so far."
  • Pushing Ice | Alastair Reynolds

    Pushing Ice

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (365)
    Performance
    (201)
    Story
    (198)

    2057. Humanity has raised exploiting the solar system to an art form. Bella Lind and the crew of her nuclear-powered ship, the Rockhopper, push ice. They mine comets. And they're good at it. The Rockhopper is nearing the end of its current mission cycle, and everyone is desperate for some much-needed R & R, when startling news arrives from Saturn: Janus, one of Saturn's ice moons, has inexplicably left its natural orbit and is now heading out of the solar system at high speed.

    Martin says: "Great story, annoying main characters.."
  • Terminal World | Alastair Reynolds

    Terminal World

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    Overall
    (312)
    Performance
    (157)
    Story
    (156)

    Spearpoint, the last human city, is an atmosphere-piercing spire of vast size. Clinging to its skin are the zones, a series of semi-autonomous city-states, each of which enjoys a different---and rigidly enforced---level of technology. Following an infiltration mission that went tragically wrong, Quillon has been living incognito, working as a pathologist in the district morgue.

    Nigel says: "Science fiction with a very big point"
  • Doctor Who: Harvest of Time (3rd Doctor Novel) | Alastair Reynolds

    Doctor Who: Harvest of Time (3rd Doctor Novel)

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Geoffrey Beevers
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (63)
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    (61)
    Story
    (59)

    After billions of years of imprisonment, the vicious Sild have broken out of confinement. From a ruined world at the end of time, they make preparations to conquer the past, with the ultimate goal of rewriting history. But to achieve their aims they will need to enslave an intellect greater than their own... On Earth, UNIT is called in to investigate a mysterious incident on a North Sea drilling platform. The Doctor believes something is afoot, and no sooner has the investigation begun than something even stranger takes hold: the Brigadier is starting to forget about UNIT's highest-profile prisoner.

    James says: "Great dr who book"
  • Blue Remembered Earth | Alastair Reynolds

    Blue Remembered Earth

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (306)
    Performance
    (194)
    Story
    (191)

    One hundred and fifty years from now, in a world where Africa is the dominant technological and economic power, and where crime, war, disease and poverty have been banished to history, Geoffrey Akinya wants only one thing: to be left in peace, so that he can continue his studies into the elephants of the Amboseli basin. But Geoffrey's family, the vast Akinya business empire, has other plans.

    ralph says: "He's written better."
  • On the Steel Breeze | Alastair Reynolds

    On the Steel Breeze

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Adjoa Andoh
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (204)
    Performance
    (196)
    Story
    (197)

    A thousand years in the future, mankind's influence expands into the universe. Alastair Reynolds epic vision of our journey into deep space will redefine Space Opera. Mankind is making its way out into the universe on massive generation ships. The new novel from Alastair Reynolds is one for fans of Peter F. Hamilton and Iain M. Banks. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

    John says: "Poseidon's Children"
  • Poseidon's Wake | Alastair Reynolds

    Poseidon's Wake

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Adjoa Andoh
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (136)
    Performance
    (122)
    Story
    (122)

    This novel is a standalone story which takes two extraordinary characters and follows them as they independently begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Their missions are dangerous, and they are all venturing into the unknown...and if they can uncover the secret to faster-than-light travel then new worlds will be at our fingertips. But innovation and progress are not always embraced by everyone. There is a saboteur at work.

    BJXRN says: "Gets tedious"
  • Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days: Revelation Space, Book 6 | Alastair Reynolds

    Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days: Revelation Space, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (58)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (55)

    The planet Golgotha - supposedly lifeless - resides in a remote star system, far from those inhabited by human colonists. It is home to an enigmatic machinelike structure called the Blood Spire, which has already brutally and systematically claimed the lives of one starship crew that attempted to uncover its secrets.

  • Slow Bullets | Alastair Reynolds

    Slow Bullets

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Susan Duerden
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    (30)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (26)

    A vast conflict, one that has encompassed hundreds of worlds and solar systems, appears to be finally at an end. A conscripted soldier is beginning to consider her life after the war and the family she has left behind. But for Scur - and for humanity - peace is not to be.

    W12 Jock says: "Narration is awful!!"
  • The Year's Top Short SF Novels 5 | Cory Doctorow,Ken Liu,John P Murphy,Jay O'Connell,William Preston,Alastair Reynolds

    The Year's Top Short SF Novels 5

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Cory Doctorow, Ken Liu, John P Murphy, and others
    • Narrated By Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (2)
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    (2)

    Short novels are movie-length narratives that may well be the perfect length for science fiction stories. This audio collection presents the best-of-the-best short science fiction novels published in 2014 by current and emerging masters of this vibrant form of storytelling.

  • The Year's Top Short SF Novels | Stephen Baxter,Geoffrey A. Landis,David Moles,Steven Popkes,Robert Reed,Alastair Reynolds,Rick Wilber,Allan Kaster (editor)

    The Year's Top Short SF Novels

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter, Geoffrey A. Landis, David Moles, and others
    • Narrated By Tom Dheere, Adam Epstein, Nicola Barber
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (25)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
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    Short novels may well be the perfect length for science-fiction stories. They are movie-length tales that resonate with moxie while fully exploring characters, new worlds, and ideas. The stories in this unabridged audio collection are the best-of-the-best short science-fiction novels published in 2010 by current and emerging masters of this form.

    Robyn says: "The Year's Top Short SF Novels"
  • Beyond the Aquila Rift | Alastair Reynolds

    Beyond the Aquila Rift

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 12 mins)
    • By Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated By Tom Dheere
    Overall
    (8)
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    (7)
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    (7)

    Beyond the Aquila Rift: It's shorthand for the trip no one ever hopes to make by accident. The one that will screw up the rest of your life, the one that creates the ghosts you see haunting the shadows of company bars across the whole Bubble. Men and women ripped out of time, cut adrift from families and lovers by an accident of an alien technology we use but rarely comprehend.

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