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    • Alien

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 501
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500

    Alan Dean Foster is the acclaimed author of movie tie-ins for Star Wars, Alien and Transformers. He was awarded the IAMTW Grand Master Scribe Award in 2008. He is also a best-selling science fiction and fantasy author in his own right, including the popular Pip & Flinx novels and the Founding of the Commonwealth series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old friend

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-12-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Alien: Covenant Origins

    • The Official Prequel to the Blockbuster Film
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 203

    The Covenant mission is the most ambitious endeavor in the history of Weyland-Yutani. A ship bound for Origae-6, carrying 2,000 colonists beyond the limits of known space, this is a make-or-break investment for the corporation - and for the future of all mankind. Yet there are those who would die to stop the mission. As the colony ship hovers in Earth orbit, several violent events reveal a deadly conspiracy to sabotage the launch.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • No Aliens here - and very little else

    • By Jane on 24-10-17

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Aliens

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349

    Returned to Earth, Ellen Ripley learns that a colony has been established on LV-426, the planet where the crew of the Nostromo found the original Alien. But contact with the colonists has been lost, so she must accompany a unit of colonial marines to discover their fate. And to destroy any Aliens found on the planet known as Acheron. This is a groundbreaking sequel by science fiction legend Alan Dean Foster, with the wonderful characters and rapid-fire action that make Aliens one of the greatest science fiction films of all time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This time it's more

    • By Steve on 30-12-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Alien: Covenant

    • A Novel
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313

    Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien adventure. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise. But it is actually a dark, dangerous world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great addition

    • By Andy on 31-05-17

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Alien 3

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    Fury 161 is a wretched planet - a penal colony and an industrial complex manned by violent prisoners. When an escape pod from the USS Sulaco crash-lands there, Ellen Ripley appears to be the only passenger left alive. Then inmates begin to die, all at the hands of another survivor - a creature which encounters Ripley and spares her life! Desperate to know why, she seeks out an answer - and discovers terror unlike any she's ever known.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really Enjoyed It.

    • By Sue on 17-06-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Star Trek Into Darkness

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Alice Eve
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The official movie tie-in novelization of the highly anticipated sequel to 2009's blockbuster feature film Star Trek! When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • mismatch of story and reader

    • By Christiane on 23-05-13

    Regular price: £19.69

    • To the Vanishing Point

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Joel Richards
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It was just a boring drive through the Nevada desert...until the Sonderberg family picked up a beautiful young hitchhiker named Mouse and found themselves on a wild, careening ride down the exit ramp to Hell. It seems the entire universe is doomed unless Mouse, a transdimensional alien, can find and heal the dying cosmic Spinner who controls the very fabric of reality. They're driving into a fantastic nightmare to save all creation at the Vanishing Point on the Cosmic Road...which happens to be US Interstate 40!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Magic Faraway tree for grown ups.

    • By John on 05-02-17

    Regular price: £33.89

    • Relic

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Once Homo sapiens reigned supreme, spreading from star system to star system in an empire that encountered no alien life and thus knew no enemy.... save itself. As had happened many times before, the most primal human instincts rose up, only this time armed with the advanced scientific knowledge to create a genetically engineered smart virus that quickly wiped out humanity to the last man. That man is Ruslan, the sole known surviving human being in the universe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • VERY GOOD UNUSUAL IDEA

    • By DENNIS on 22-04-19

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Trouble Magnet

    • A Pip and Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In this dazzling new novel, Flinx confirms his status as the galaxy's greatest magnet for big trouble. Wandering out there in some remote region of the galaxy is a gargantuan sentient Tar-Aiym weapons' system. All Flinx has to do - while his pals look after his injured love Clarity Held - is find the hefty object and persuade it to knock out the monstrous evil that is hurtling through space to waste the entire Commonwealth.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Strange Music

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Kevin Hearne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Empathic Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, have saved the universe more times than they can count, but the return of an old friend pulls the duo from their retirement and plunges them into a story of intrigue and imagination. The planet of Largess has recently opened itself to trade with the human-dominated Commonwealth. But when the daughter of a powerful chieftain goes missing, authorities believe a covert agent to be the cause. They need someone to track down the princess and roust the troublemaker and to do so without alerting the whole planet.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Running from the Deity

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    From science-fiction legend Alan Dean Foster comes a thrilling new Pip and Flinx adventure, wherein a certain red-haired, green-eyed young man blessed (or cursed) with strange powers finds himself and his mini-dragon sidekick on a top-secret mission concerning deep space, alien worlds...and a primordial horror intent on devouring all of it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sy-fy adventure fun

    • By Peter R on 17-02-10

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Man Who Used the Universe

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Paul Ansdell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    No one knows the true motives of Kees vaan Loo-Macklin. He's a mastermind criminal who gave up his place at the head of the dark underworld to become a legitimate member of Evenwaith's cities. But soon he was reaching out to powerful enemies - the slimy aliens called the Nuel. Loo-Macklin negotiates an illusory peace agreement and gains precious alien secrets in the process. Is he after peace, power or pure evil? With enemy starships beginning to amass, we won't have to wait long to find out.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good, but not without faults.

    • By In car listener on 13-01-18

    Regular price: £33.89

    • Star Wars: The Approaching Storm

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    On the strategic planet Ansion, a powerful faction is on the verge of joining the secessionist movement. At the Chancellor's request, the Jedi Council sends Jedi Knights Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, along with their Padawans, Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, to stabilize the planet's population. To succeed, the Jedi will have to fulfill near-impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies - stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the mission fail.

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Untold Adventures

    • A Dungeons & Dragons Anthology
    • By: John Shirley, Alan Dean Foster, Lisa Smedman, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Your favorite award-winning, critically acclaimed, and best-selling authors unite to tell stories set in the Dungeons & Dragons world, filled with desperate dragons and cruel elves, honorable demons and fickle gods, wild magic and the sharpest of steel. You don't want to miss this rarest of opportunities to get a glimpse into the D&D adventures created by some of the most brilliant fantasy writers of our age.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Alien 3

    • The Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Lance Henriksen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Here, even the wind screams. Abandoned hulks of machinery rust in the colorless landscape. Dark, oily seas beat against a jagged black shore. And the remnants of a reentry space vehicle crash into the rough waves. In it sleeps Ripley, a woman who has battled the enemy twice. It killed her whole crew the first time. The second time, it slaughtered a spaceload of death-dealing Marines. Now on this prison planet that houses only a horde of defiant, captive men, she will have to fight the ultimate alien horror one more time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By Alex on 07-07-10

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Patrimony

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In Patrimony, fans will learn more about their favorite redhead - with emerald eyes, uncanny powers, and a poisonous minidrag - than they ever dreamed possible. "I know who your father is . . . Gestalt." A shocked Flinx hears these dying words from one of the renegade eugenicists whose experiments with humans 20-odd years ago shocked the galaxy . . . and spawned Flinx.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • For the Love of Mother-Not

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    He was just a freckle-faced, red-headed kid with green eyes and a strangely campelling stare when Mather Mastiff first saw him an the auctioneer's block. One hundred credits and he was hers. For years the old woman was his only family. She loved him, fed him, taught him everything she knew - even let him keep the deadly flying snake he called Pip.Then Mother Mastiff mysteriously disappeared and Flinx took Pip to tail her kidnappers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a good adventure yarn

    • By Catriona on 31-08-09

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Midworld

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    From the rich imagination of science-fiction great Alan Dean Foster comes the story of Midworld, a Humanx Commonwealth planet that's equally fragile and hostile. Covered by a lush rainforest, Midworld is home to a primitive society that lives in harmony with the natural world. But the arrival of an exploitative human company, whose workers know nothing of Midworld's delicate ecosystem, sparks a conflict. Should Midworld's villagers aid the humans or stand against them? 

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Flinx's Folly

    • A Pip and Flinx Novel
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    New York Times best-selling author Alan Dean Foster delivers the eagerly awaited new Pip and Flinx novel featuring a certain twenty-four-year-old with red hair, growing powers, and a loyal sidekick who just happens to be a flying mini-dragon. Sure to delight longtime fans and win new ones, Flinx's Folly follows Flinx on a thrilling quest to unravel the mysteries of his mind and body. It is a quest that forces him to confront a horror almost beyond human comprehension.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sneezes?

    • By Peter C on 19-10-16

    Regular price: £27.19

    • Reunion

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Alan Dean Foster
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    At last, New York Times best-selling author Alan Dean Foster returns to his acclaimed Humanx universe, where a young human orphan called Flinx seeks to unlock the dangerous secrets of his past - and the uncertain prospects of his future with the aid of the formidable minidrag known as Pip. This is the most mind-bending Pip and Flinx adventure yet - a roller-coaster ride into the unknown, filled with wonder and humor, and a host of deadly adversaries.

    Regular price: £22.89

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