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    • Great North Road

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 36 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 842
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 681

    Great North Road is a standalone science fiction adventure from Peter F. Hamilton, the author of The Night's Dawn trilogy. When attending a Newcastle murder scene, Detective Sidney Hurst finds a dead North family clone. Yet none has been reported missing. And in 2122, 20 years ago, a North clone billionaire was horrifically murdered in the same manner on the tropical planet of St Libra. So if the murderer is still at large, was Angela Tramelo wrongly convicted?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, but this is only half the story

    • By tim on 17-01-13

    Regular price: £39.99

    • Salvation

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Length: 26 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Know your enemy - or be defeated. AD 2204 An alien shipwreck is discovered on a planet at the very limits of human expansion - so Security Director Feriton Kayne selects a team to investigate. The ship’s sinister cargo not only raises bewildering questions, but could also foreshadow humanity’s extinction. It will be up to the team to bring back answers, and the consequences of this voyage will change everything. Back on Earth, we can now make deserts bloom and extend lifespans indefinitely, so humanity seems invulnerable. We therefore welcomed the Olyix to Earth when they contacted us. They needed fuel for their pilgrimage across the galaxy - and in exchange they helped us advance our technology. But were the Olyix a blessing or a curse?

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Pandora's Star

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 37 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,495
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,101

    Britain's bestselling SF writer returns to outer space.In AD 2329, humanity has colonised over four hundred planets, all of them interlinked by wormholes. With Earth at its centre, the Intersolar Commonwealth now occupies a sphere of space approximately four hundred light years across. When an astronomer on the outermost world of Gralmond, observes a star 2000 light years distant - and then a neighbouring one - vanish, it is time for the Commonwealth to discover what happened to them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very solid and enjoyable space opera

    • By Stephen on 21-09-13

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Reality Dysfunction

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 41 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 618
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 582
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 577

    The Reality Dysfunction by Peter F. Hamilton is the first in Night's Dawn, a sweeping galactic trilogy from the master of space opera. In AD 2600 the human race is finally realizing its full potential. Hundreds of colonized planets across the galaxy host a multitude of wildly diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has pushed evolution far beyond nature's boundaries, defeating disease and producing extraordinary space-born creatures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding but...

    • By Ag Miller on 14-11-16

    Regular price: £39.99

    • The Neutronium Alchemist

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 40 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363

    The ancient menace has finally escaped from Lalonde, shattering the Confederation's peaceful existence. Those who succumbed to it have acquired godlike powers but now follow a far from divine gospel as they advance inexorably from world to world. On planets and asteroids, individuals battle for survival against the strange and brutal forces unleashed upon the universe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 2 massive gaps

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-01-18

    Regular price: £39.99

    • The Naked God

    • Night's Dawn, Book 3
    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 48 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 386
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    The third book in the The Night's Dawn trilogy, The Naked God by Peter F. Hamilton is an epic conclusion to dramatic and compelling series. The Confederation is starting to collapse politically and economically, allowing the possessed to infiltrate more worlds. Quinn Dexter is loose on Earth, destroying the giant arcologies one at a time. As Louise Kavanagh tries to track him down, she manages to acquire some strange and powerful allies whose goal does not match her own.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard To Keep Going

    • By S. Morris on 18-12-16

    Regular price: £39.99

    • A Quantum Murder

    • The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Part 2
    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 756
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 541

    Dr Edward Kitchener, a brilliant researcher into quantum cosmology, lies dead with his lungs spread out on either side of his open chest. Only a mercenary or professional killer could have breached the premier-grade security system - but why would a professional waste time in ritual slaughter? Greg Mandel, psi-boosted ex-private eye, is enticed out of retirement to launch an investigation into a past which - according to Kitchener’s theories - might never have happened.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of the Series

    • By Simon on 31-08-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Dreaming Void

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 21 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 727
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 725

    AD 3580. The Intersolar Commonwealth has spread through the galaxy to over a thousand star systems. It is a culture of rich diversity with a place for everyone. Even death itself has been overcome. But at the centre of the Commonwealth is a massive black hole. This Void is not a natural artefact. Inside there is a strange universe where the laws of physics are very different to those we know. It is slowly consuming the other stars of the galactic core - one day it will devour the entire galaxy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listen to this

    • By Walter on 22-01-09

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Fallen Dragon

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 26 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    Lawrence Newton always dreamed of adventure amongst the stars. Now the ultimate prize is within his grasp, but what will he risk to get it? Lawrence is the sergeant of a washed-out platoon taking part in the bungled invasion of yet another human colony world. The giant corporations call such campaigns 'asset realization', but in practice it's simple piracy. When he's on the ground, being shot at and firebombed by resistance forces, he recalls stories of the Temple of the Fallen Dragon. Its priests supposedly guard a treasure hoard large enough to buy lifelong happiness.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's All About The Destination

    • By S. Morris on 23-05-17

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Judas Unchained

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 37 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 957
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 957

    The high-action concluding novel of the Commonwealth Saga from one of the world's bestselling Science Fiction writersAfter hundreds of years secretly manipulating the human race, the Starflyer alien has succeeded in engineering a war which should result in the destruction of the Intersolar Commonwealth.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very detailed and compelling

    • By Matt on 19-02-14

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Temporal Void

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 25 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 928
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 596

    The Intersolar Commonwealth is in turmoil as the Living Dream’s deadline for launching its Pilgrimage into the Void draws closer. Not only is the Ocisen Empire fleet fast approaching on a mission of genocide, but also an internecine war has broken out between the post-human factions over the destiny of humanity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book from a fantastic author

    • By Mr. R. J. King on 15-10-12

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Abyss Beyond Dreams

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 22 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 976
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904

    When images of a lost civilization are 'dreamed' by a self-proclaimed prophet of the age, Nigel Sheldon, inventor of wormhole technology and creator of the Commonwealth society, is asked to investigate. Especially as the dreams seem to be coming from the Void - a mysterious area of living space monitored and controlled because of its hugely destructive capabilities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Immersed in the void.

    • By Martin on 06-11-14

    Regular price: £28.99

    • The Evolutionary Void

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 24 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 874
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 603

    Peter F. Hamilton’s startling perspectives on tomorrow’s technological and cultural trends span vast tracts of space and time, his stories are as compelling as they are epic in scope, and yet they are always grounded in characters – human, alien and other – who, for all their strangeness, still touch our hearts and fire our imaginations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • stunning sci-fi saga

    • By Roger Harris on 05-06-11

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Mindstar Rising

    • The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 993
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 672
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 670

    It's the 21st century, and global warming is here to stay, so forget the way your country used to look. And get used to the free market, too – the companies possess all the best hardware, and they're calling the shots now. In a world like this, a man open to any offers can make out just fine. A man like Greg Mandel for instance, who's psi-boosted, wired into the latest sensory equipment, carrying state-of-the-art weaponry – and late of the English Army's Mindstar Battalion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By Catherine on 13-12-11

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Nano Flower

    • The Greg Mandel Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 18 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451

    Julia Evans, billionairess owner of Event Horizon, has for 15 years been the power behind England’s economic renaissance – but now she’s in trouble. With her husband missing, and rival companies suddenly claiming to have acquired a technology impossibly superior to anything on Earth, she has no time to take notice of a single flower delivered anonymously. But this flower possesses genes millions of years in advance of any terrestrial DNA.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Greg Mandel stars in a Space Opera

    • By Simon on 31-08-15

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Night Without Stars

    • Chronicle of the Fallers, Book 2
    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 26 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 878
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 836
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 834

    The planet Bienvenido is in crisis. It has finally escaped the Void, emerging into regular space. But it's millions of light-years from Commonwealth assistance, and humans are battling the Fallers for control of their world. This rapacious adversary, evolved to destroy all sentient life, has infiltrated every level of human society - hijacking unwilling bodies so its citizens fear their leaders, friends and family. A mysterious figure known as the Warrior Angel leads a desperate resistance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb storytelling, great performance

    • By Martyn. R. Winters on 25-10-16

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Manhattan in Reverse

    • The Complete Collection
    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Camilla Mathias, Damian Lynch, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    A collection of short stories from the master of space opera. Peter F Hamilton takes us on a journey from a murder mystery in an alternative Oxford in the 1800s to a brand new story featuring Paula Mayo, deputy director of the Intersolar Commonwealth’s Serious Crimes Directorate. Dealing with intricate themes and topical subjects, this top-10 best-selling author is at the top of his game.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Done Peter you have come back from the cold

    • By Relativitydrive on 20-11-11

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Misspent Youth

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Jeff Baker is granted the gift of eternal youth. However, it's not all it seems.... It is 2040, and after decades of research we can finally rejuvenate a human being. At 78 years old, Jeff Baker - renowned inventor and philanthropist - has given the world much of his creative genius. He's therefore selected as first choice for this gift. At first rejuvenation feels like a miracle, until the glow begins to fade. Personal relationships start to break down, and the world waits for more brilliant new work. Living the dream will come at a cost, but can Jeff pay the price?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Plot of a soap opera

    • By nm wood on 29-11-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Das Dunkel der Sterne (Die Chronik der Faller 2)

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Oliver Siebeck
    • Length: 33 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die Menschheit führt eine erbitterte Schlacht gegen die Faller. Millionen Lichtjahre vom Commenwealth entfernt, sind die irdischen Kämpfer auf sich allein gestellt. Denn die Faller haben nahezu jeden Bereich der Gesellschaft infiltriert, nur darauf aus, das menschliche Leben zu zerstören. Aber es gibt Hoffnung: Eine mysteriöse Gestalt, die als kriegerischer Engel bekannt ist, führt den verzweifelten Widerstand an. Und der Astronaut Ry Evine macht eine Entdeckung, die die Rettung bedeuten könnte - oder den Untergang...

    Regular price: £34.69

    • A Second Chance at Eden

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    A Second Chance at Eden, by Peter F. Hamilton, the best-selling master of space opera, is a collection containing a novella and six short stories set in the Confederation Universe of the Night's Dawn trilogy. 'Sonnie's Edge': The popular sport of beastie-baiting involves contests to the death between artificial monsters controlled via human affinity bonds. Sonnie's team is particularly successful...but then her monster, Khanivore, has one special advantage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories shame about the Narrator.

    • By Steven McAnena on 05-04-18

    Regular price: £23.99

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