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    • Necronomicon

    • By: H. P. Lovecraft
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia, Bronson Pinchot, Stephen R. Thorne, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 928
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 874
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 869

    Originally written for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and '30s, H. P. Lovecraft's astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmic terror that are as powerful today as they were when first published. This tome brings together all of Lovecraft's harrowing stories, including the complete Cthulhu Mythos cycle, just the way they were when first released.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Excellent Collection, but NOT Complete.

    • By Ian on 28-09-15

    Regular price: £42.69

    • Aliens: Bug Hunt

    • By: Jonathan Maberry, Heather Graham, Scott Sigler, and others
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster, Eric G. Dove, R. C. Bray, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
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      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 151

    When the Colonial Marines set out after their deadliest prey, the Xenomorphs, it's what Corporal Hicks calls a bug hunt - kill or be killed. Here are fifteen all-new stories of such "close encounters", written by many of today's most extraordinary authors. Set during the events of all four Alien films, sending the Marines to alien worlds, to derelict space settlements, and into the nests of the universe's most dangerous monsters, these adventures are guaranteed to send the blood racing - one way or another.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding read/listen

    • By Mr. S. Drane on 25-06-18

    Regular price: £22.49

    • Arcanum Unbounded

    • The Cosmere Collection
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 21 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 890
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 836
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 832

    Welcome to New York Times and Sunday Times best seller Brandon Sanderson's first collection of short fiction. These wonderful works, originally published individually, have been collected for the first time and convey the true expanse of the Cosmere.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must for any Sanderson fan

    • By Robyn on 23-02-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Nightmares and Dreamscapes

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Matthew Broderick, Stephen King, Tim Curry, and others
    • Length: 26 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 210

    A star-studded cast of readers presents unabridged tales of horror and suspense from master storyteller Stephen King. The Stephen King Amusement Park - an unnerving experience, with rides every which way to hell...and a few to glory. A solitary finger pokes out of a drain. Novelty teeth turn predatory. The Nevada desert swallows a Cadillac. Meanwhile, the legend of Castle Rock returns...and grows on you. What does it all mean? What else could it mean?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stories fantastic, music terrible,

    • By S. Yarrow on 29-09-16

    Regular price: £29.99

    • H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, and others
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Known as ‘The Father of Science Fiction’, Herbert George Wells’ writing career spanned over 60 years. He was a writer of novels, short stories, nonfiction books and articles. As a young man, Wells won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London, sparking his infamous vocation as a science fiction writer. 

    Regular price: £49.99

    • The State of the Art

    • Culture Series, Book 4
    • By: Iain M. Banks
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 339

    The first ever collection of Iain Banks's short fiction, this volume includes the acclaimed novella, The State of the Art. This is a striking addition to the growing body of Culture lore, and adds definition and scale to the previous works by using the Earth of 1977 as contrast. The other stories in the collection range from science fiction to horror, dark-coated fantasy to morality tale. All bear the indefinable stamp of Iain Banks's staggering talent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My 2nd Audible Experience!

    • By Mr on 03-11-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Brief Cases

    • By: Jim Butcher
    • Narrated by: James Marsters
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391

    Magic. It can get a guy killed. Return to the world of the Dresden Files with Harry Dresden (the only wizard in the Chicago phone book) and friends as they solve supernatural mysteries, protect the helpless, and fight evil. Brief Cases is a new collection of Dresden Files stories which includes an original novella, from international best seller Jim Butcher. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A small number of new stories

    • By Barry Deri on 15-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Stephen King, Dylan Baker, Brooke Bloom, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 556

    A thrilling collection of 20 stories - some brand new, some published in magazines, all entirely brilliant and collected for the first time - with a wonderful bonus: in addition to his introduction to the whole collection, King gives readers a fascinating introduction to each story with autobiographical comments on their origins and motivations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible!

    • By Ryan on 05-12-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Very Best of the Best

    • 35 Years of The Year's Best Science Fiction
    • By: Gardner Dozois - editor
    • Narrated by: Vivienne Leheny, Will Damron
    • Length: 39 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    For decades, the Year's Best Science Fiction has been the most widely read short science fiction anthology of its kind. Now, after 35 annual collections comes the ultimate in science fiction anthologies. In The Very Best of the Best, legendary editor Gardner Dozois selects the finest short stories for this landmark collection, including short fiction from authors such as Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Greg Egan, Stephen Baxter, Pat Cadigan, and many many more.     

    Regular price: £43.39

    • Four Past Midnight

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: James Woods, Ken Howard, Tim Sample, and others
    • Length: 29 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    At midnight comes the point of balance. Of danger. The instant of utter stillness when, between two beats of the heart, an alternative reality can slip through, like a blade between the ribs, and switch you into a new and terrifying world. Four Past Midnight: four heart-stopping accounts of that moment when the familiar world fractures beyond sense, the fragments spinning away from the desperate, clutching reach of sanity....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth a listen

    • By Michael James Kelly on 01-02-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Strange Weather

    • By: Joe Hill
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris, Kate Mulgrew, Stephen Lang, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226

    Four short novels from the author of The Fireman and Horns. 'Rain' explores an escalating apocalyptic event, as downpours of nails spread out across the world. In 'Loaded', a mall security guard heroically stops a mass shooting, but his story begins to unravel, taking his sanity with it. 'Snapshot, 1988' tells of a kid in Silicon Valley who finds himself threatened. And in 'Aloft', a young man parachutes for the first time...and winds up a castaway on an impossibly solid cloud.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Return To Form for Joe Hill....

    • By Farniboy on 08-01-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 402

    Global phenomenon and Sunday Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction, following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things, which includes a never-before published American Gods story, "Black Dog". In this new volume, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Skiamakhos on 23-02-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Smoke and Mirrors

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    This definitive collection of Neil Gaiman's short fiction will haunt your imagination and move you to the very depths of your soul. An elderly widow finds the Holy Grail beneath an old fur coat. A stray cat fights and refights a terrible nightly battle to protect his unwary adoptive family from unimaginable evil. A young couple receives a wedding gift that reveals a chilling alternative history of their marriage. These tales and much more await in this extraordinary book, revealing one of our most gifted storytellers at the height of his powers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I couldn't stop listening and felt empty when it was over.

    • By tara on 27-03-17

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Different Seasons

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    In this classic collection of four novellas, the grand master takes you on irresistible journeys into the far reaches of horror, heartache and hope. 'Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption' is the story of two men convicted of murder - one guilty, one innocent - who form the perfect partnership as they dream up a scheme to escape from prison. In 'Apt Pupil' a golden schoolboy entices an old man with a past to join in a dreadful union.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the Best King Books, top 5 at least

    • By kmcca5 on 06-09-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Book of Magic

    • A Collection of Stories by Various Authors
    • By: Gardner Dozois, K. J. Parker, Megan Lindholm, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Susan Denaker, Stephen Mendel, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy - featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm and many more! Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois' (Rogues, Old Venus) acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf...and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda...and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore...and Severus Snape?

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Edgar Allan Poe Audio Collection

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone brilliantly interpret twenty of Edgar Allan Poe's most chilling stories and poems - an unforgettably intense listening experience!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Almost perfect but...

    • By ERMZ on 06-11-16

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Everything's Eventual

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Arliss Howard, Becky Ann Baker, Boyd Gaines, and others
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    In this eerie, enchanting compilation, Stephen King takes listeners down a road less travelled (for good reason) in the gripping 'Riding the Bullet'. Terror becomes déjà vu all over again when you get 'That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French'. 'LT's Theory of Pets' will make you stop and think before giving a dog to a loved one. And there are 11 more stories that will keep you awake until dawn.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth the £4

    • By Timothy on 11-04-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Oh Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,480
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,270
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,257

    The story tells the tale of an introverted academic who happens upon a strange whistle while exploring a cemetery on the East Anglian coast. When blown, the whistle unleashes a supernatural force that terrorises its discoverer. Montague Rhodes James was a noted British mediaeval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918) and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Creepy Short Story

    • By Lynn Worton on 29-03-14

    Regular price: £0.49

    • Flight or Fright

    • By: Stephen King, Bev Vincent, Michael Lewis, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephen King, Bev Vincent
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Fasten your seat belts for an anthology of turbulent tales curated by Stephen King and Bev Vincent. This exciting new collection includes an original introduction and story notes for each story by Stephen King, and brand-new stories from Stephen King and Joe Hill.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor

    • By Gill on 23-09-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Ghost Stories, Volume 2

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    A second collection of tales from the master of ghost stories, M. R. James, whose stories have for many years inspired the BBC's A Ghost Story for Christmas TV adaptations. This volume includes 'A Warning to the Curious', 'The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral', 'The Mezzotint', and 'A Neighbour's Landmark'.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Better than Volume 1

    • By Amazon Customer on 24-11-11

    Regular price: £9.19

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