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    • A Natural History of Dragons

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 159
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
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      4 out of 5 stars 153

    From Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, Isabella, Lady Trent is known to be the world’s preeminent dragon naturalist. Here at last, in her own words, is the true story of a pioneering spirit who risked her reputation and her prospects to satisfy her scientific curiosity; of how she sought true love and happiness despite her lamentable eccentricities; and how she made the first of many historic discoveries that would change the world forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Warning - contains a thread of wit so dry it will cut the page that it's read from.

    • By Jackie Burns on 08-08-15

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Tropic of Serpents

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Three years after her journey through Vystrana, the illustrious (and occasionally scandalous) Lady Trent defies convention to embark on an expedition to the war-torn continent of Eriga, home of the legendary swamp-wyrm. Accompanied by an old associate and a runaway heiress, Isabella must brave oppressive heat and other hazards in order to satisfy her fascination with all things draconian. Her courage, resourcefulness, and scientific curiosity will be tested as never before.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • another charmer

    • By Dennis on 30-08-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Zombies: More Recent Dead

    • By: Neil Gaiman, Paula Guran (editor), Carrie Vaughn, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt, Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    The living dead are more alive than ever! Zombies have become more than an iconic monster for the 21st century: They are now a phenomenon constantly revealing as much about ourselves - and our fascination with death, resurrection, and survival - as our love for the supernatural or post-apocalyptic speculation. Our most imaginative literary minds have been devoured by these incredible creatures and produced exciting, insightful, and unflinching new works of zombie fiction.

    Regular price: £32.79

    • In the Labyrinth of Drakes

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
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      5 out of 5 stars 24
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      5 out of 5 stars 24

    Even those who take no interest in the field of dragon naturalism have heard of Lady Trent's expedition to the inhospitable deserts of Akhia. Here Lady Trent relates how she acquired her position with the Royal Scirling Army, how foreign saboteurs imperilled both her work and her well-being and how her determined pursuit of knowledge took her into the deepest reaches of the Labyrinth of Drakes, where the chance actions of a dragon sets the stage for her greatest achievement yet....

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Born to the Blade: The Complete Season 1

    • Born to the Blade, Season 1
    • By: Michael R. Underwood, Malka Older, Cassandra Khaw, and others
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For centuries the Warders' Circle on the neutral islands of Twaa-Fei has given the countries of the sky a way to avoid war, settling their disputes through formal, magical duels. But the Circle's ability to maintain peace is fading: The Mertikan Empire is preparing for conquest, and the trade nation of Quloo is sinking, stripped of the aerstone that keeps both ships and island a-sky. When Kris Denn tries to win their island a seat in the Warder’s Circle and Oda no Michiko discovers that her conquered nation's past is not what she's been told, they upset the balance of power.

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Voyage of the Basilisk

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Wonders terrestrial and aquatic, ancient ruins, near drownings, and more kinds of dragons than you can shake a wing at.... Six years after her perilous exploits in Eriga, Lady Trent embarks on her most ambitious expedition yet: a two-year trip around the world aboard the Royal Survey Ship Basilisk, to study all manner of dragons. She must cope with storms, shipwrecks, intrigue and warfare to uncover new insights in the ancient history of dragons.

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Lies and Prophecy

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and prophecy. Kim thought majoring in divination would prepare her for the future. But even with her foresight warning her of trouble, she’s taken by surprise when an unknown force attacks Julian, her enigmatic classmate and friend. Her gifts can’t protect him against further attacks and an inexplicable string of disappearances . . . and if she’s reading the omens right, Julian isn’t the only one in danger. Kim knows she isn't ready for this.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Warrior

    • Doppleganger, Book 1
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. But what happens when the doppelganger survives? Mirage, a bounty hunter, lives by her wits and lethal fighting skills. She always gets her mark. But her new mission will take her into the shadowy world of witches, where her strength may not be a match against powerful magic. Miryo is a witch who has just failed her initiation test.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Witch

    • Doppleganger, Book 2
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. Until now.... Created by the merging of witch and doppelganger, Mirei is a unique being. Her extraordinary magic makes her the most poweful witch alive - and a notorious social outcast. While Satomi, the leader of the witches' ruling Primes, hails Mirei as a miracle, rival Primes proclaim that Mirei is an evil abomination...and that those who champion her must be destroyed.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Mad Science Café

    • By: Chris Dolley, Marie Brennan, Brenda W. Clough, and others
    • Narrated by: Paula Hoffman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 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

    From the age of steam and the heirs of Dr. Frankenstein to the asteroid belt to the halls of Miskatonic University, the writers at Book View Café have concocted a beakerful of quaint, dangerous, sexy, clueless, genius, insane scientists, their assistants (sometimes equally if not even more deranged, not to mention bizarre), friends, test subjects, and adversaries.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Deeds of Men

    • Onyx Court, Book 1.5
    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Alex Bloch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A young man lies dead in a Coldharbour alley. Before his death, he uncovered secrets that could threaten the mortal world above and the faerie world below. Now, to find the murderer and protect both realms, Sir Michael Deven will need the help of a man with reason to hate the fae of the Onyx Court -- the victim's own brother. A novella of the Onyx Court, set between Midnight Never Come and In Ashes Lie, in the years 1621-1625.

    Regular price: £6.59

    • Turning Darkness into Light

    • By: Marie Brennan
    • Narrated by: Barrie Kreinik, Raphael Corkhill
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    As the renowned granddaughter of Isabella Camherst, Audrey Camherst has always known she, too, would want to make her scholarly mark upon a chosen field of study. When Lord Gleinheigh recruits Audrey to decipher a series of ancient tablets holding the secrets of the ancient Draconean civilization, she has no idea that her research will plunge her into an intricate conspiracy, one meant to incite rebellion and invoke war. 

    Regular price: £23.39