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    • Rip-Off!

    • By: John Scalzi, Jack Campbell, Mike Resnick, and others
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton, Scott Brick, Christian Rummel, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In Rip-Off!, 13 of today’s best and most honored writers of speculative fiction face a challenge even they would be hard-pressed to conceive: Pick your favorite opening line from a classic piece of fiction (or even non-fiction) - then use it as the first sentence of an entirely original short story.

    Regular price: £20.59

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    • Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian
    • By: Janis Ian (editor), Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Janis Ian, Gabrielle De Cuir, Emily Rankin, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Thirty original stories - each inspired by a Janis Ian song - from some of the biggest names in science fiction and fantasy, including: Tad Williams, Harry Turtledove, Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, John Varley, Mercedes Lackey, Judith Tarr, Janis Ian, and others.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Music that inspires

    • By Ernesta Orlovaitė on 07-07-14

    Regular price: £27.09

    • War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches

    • By: Kevin J. Anderson (editor), Robert Silverberg, Connie Willis, and others
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Nineteen gut-wrenching reports from the front lines of the War of the Worlds, as logged by Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, H.P. Lovecraft, Winston Churchill, Jules Verne, and many of the other most famous writers of the time. The most popular and acclaimed science fiction writers of today relive the Martian invasion through the eyes of their famous predecessors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice compilation

    • By Justin James on 10-01-14

    Regular price: £10.99

    • Starship: Flagship

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The date is 1970 of the Galactic Era, almost 3,000 from now, and the Republic, created by the human race but not yet dominated by it, finds itself in an all-out war against the Teroni Federation, an alliance of races that resent Man's growing military and economic power. The rebel starship, the Theodore Roosevelt, under the command of Wilson Cole, is preparing to lead Cole's ragtag armada into the Republic, even though he is outnumbered thousands to one.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Starship

    • Mutiny
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Mike Resnick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The date is 1966 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now, and the Republic, created by the human race - but not yet dominated by it - finds itself in an all-out war. They stand against the Teroni Federation, an alliance of races that resent Man's growing military and economic power. The main battles are taking place in the Spiral Arm and toward the Core. But far out on the Rim, the Theodore Roosevelt is one of three ships charged with protecting the Phoenix Cluster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good sci fi

    • By Mark C on 25-02-09

    Regular price: £24.19

    • The Gods of Sagittarius

    • By: Eric Flint, Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Russ Tabor is one of the top security specialists in the galaxy. Much against his will, he finds himself assigned to provide protection for Rupert Medawar Narayan Shenoy - "Lord Shenoy", as he likes to style himself - who is probably the human race's most brilliant savant. Shenoy has become convinced that the race of ancient aliens known as the Old Ones possessed powers unknown to any modern intelligent species.

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Santiago

    • A Myth of the Far Future
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Ruben Diaz
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bandit, murderer, known to all, seen by none...has he killed a thousand men? Has he saved a dozen worlds? His legend is as large as the Rim itself, his trail as elusive as a wisp of starlight in the empty realms of space. The reward for him is the largest in history.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Stalking the Unicorn

    • A Fable of Tonight
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    It's New Year's Eve and the elf perched on John Justin Mallory's desk wants his missing unicorn back. And that's the easy part. Mallory's wife has run off with his partner, his detective business is in ruins, and the mob's out to get him. With so many wonderful things happening, Mallory decides that a case involving a trip from reality might not be so bad. After all, what more can he lose?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quirky alternative & fun.

    • By Mary on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Starship: Mercenary

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Mike Resnick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The life of a mercenary is not always predictable. Circumstance now pits Captain Wilson Cole and the Teddy R. against the former Pirate Queen, Valkyrie. Soon the fragile trust that has grown between these two legends is put to the test as they find themselves on opposite sides of a job.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Starship: Pirate

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Mike Resnick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Seeking to find a new life for themselves, Cole and comrades remake the Teddy R. as a pirate ship and set sail for the lawless Inner Frontier. There, powerful warlords, cut-throat pirates, and struggling colonies compete for survival in a game where you rarely get a second chance to learn the rules. But military discipline is poor preparation for a life of pillaging and plundering.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • seventeenth century pays in space

    • By Jasper on 01-03-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • When Parallel Lines Meet

    • By: Mike Resnick, Larry Hodges, Lezli Robyn
    • Narrated by: Peter Udall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    When Keelarah, Lead Interrogator in the Neuropsych subdivision of the Cartheeli Military Caste, first meets the alien, she is prepared to do her duty. He is a trespasser on her planet, has caused the death of someone dear to her, and it is imperative she find out where he's come from and whether his kind poses a threat to her and her people. Often ruthless in her techniques, the interrogator uses her telepathic and empathic abilities to assault his mind. But she isn't prepared for the prisoner to defend himself with comparable talents.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Birthright

    • The Book of Man
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    This brilliant science fiction novel constructs a blueprint of mankind’s history - social, political, economic, scientific, and religious - for the next 18,000 years. Through a series of adventures, it illustrates clear, focused ideas about our birthright and our destiny. Since this 1982 debut, Mike Resnick has emerged as one of the most honored science fiction authors of his time, picking up 40-odd Hugo and Nebula nominations and awards. He has set 25 novels and a novella in the future that was outlined in this book.

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Cassandra Project

    • By: Jack McDevitt, Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Early in his career, Jerry Culpepper could never have been accused of being idealistic. Doing public relations—even for politicians—was strictly business...until he was hired as NASA’s public affairs director and discovered a client he could believe in. Proud of the agency’s history and sure of its destiny, he was thrilled to be a part of its future—a bright era of far-reaching space exploration.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A let down

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-12-13

    Regular price: £14.89

    • Starship: Rebel

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Mike Resnick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The date is 1968 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now. The Republic, dominated by the human race, is in the midst of an all-out war with the Teroni Federation.

    Almost a year has passed since the events of Starship: Mercenary. Captain Wilson Cole now commands a fleet of almost 50 ships, and he has become the single greatest military force on the Inner Frontier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Space Opera

    • By Sarah on 01-08-09

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 20, May 2016

    • George R. R. Martin Special
    • By: Mike Resnick - editor
    • Narrated by: Lauralee Fiebrink
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Galaxy's Edge is a Hugo-nominated bimonthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an award-winning independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and old stories, a serialization of a novel, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Jody Lynn Nye and Bill Fawcett, and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Kirinyaga

    • A Fable of Utopia
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Janis Ian
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By the 22nd century in the African nation of Kenya, polluted cities sprawl up the flanks of sacred Mount Kirinyaga. Great animal herds are but distant memories. European crops now grow on the sweeping savannas. But Koriba, a distinguished, educated man of Kikuyu ancestry, knows that life was different for his people centuries ago - and he is determined to build a utopian colony, not on Earth, but on the terraformed planetoid he proudly names Kirinyaga.

    Regular price: £19.59

    • The Fortress in Orion

    • Dead Enders, Book One
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Democracy is at war with the alien Traanskei Coalition. War hero Colonel Nathan Pretorius has a record of success on dangerous behind-enemy-lines missions, missions that usually leave him in the hospital. Now he's recruited for a near-impossible assignment that may well leave him dead. At the cost of many lives, the Democracy has managed to clone and train General Michkag, one of the Traanskei's master strategists.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Paradise

    • The Galactic Comedy, Book 1
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Zach Herries
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Earth-like planet Peponi has vast riches, an abundant and opulent wildlife, and most importantly, compliant natives. But now that humanity is on the brink of opening up an entirely new world, has it learned its lessons from the past? A thought-provoking novel from the author of Ivory.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • The Soul Eater

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Bounty hunter Nicobar Lane has traversed a thousand worlds searching for the mythic Dreamwish Beast. But after a close encounter with the creature, his motives turn from money to revenge and an obsession with his own death.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Mike Resnick
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Thousands of years after mankind has become extinct, a party of alien archeologists try to learn the mysteries of mankind as they excavate in a gorge on Earth. This Hugo and Nebula Award winning novella by Mike Resnick is a gripping exploration of human origins and motivations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Are we really like this??

    • By Sharon on 28-06-08

    Regular price: £9.39

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