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    • More of the 776 Stupidest Things Ever Said

    • By: Ross Petras, Kathryn Petras
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson, Jayne Meadows, Bruce Vilanch, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In More of the 776 Stupidest Things Ever Said, Ross and Kathryn Petras continue their connoisseur's compendium of awkward utterances, slips of the tongue, doubletalk, and just plain stupid statements from politicians, celebrities, sports figures, social leaders and average joes.

    Regular price: £5.79

    • New Treasury of Great Humorists

    • By: Dave Barry, Jonathan Winters, George Burns, and others
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson, John Ritter, Art Buchwald, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
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    From the grand old man of comedy, George Burns to the up-to-the minute observations of today's everyman, Dave Barry, these great humorists share one thing in common: their very individual, often raucously funny perception of the world around them. Laugh and enjoy!

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Pastwatch

    • The Redemption of Christopher Columbus
    • By: Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Christopher Cazenove, Gabrielle de Cuir, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a not-too-distant future that is not quite ours, there has been a major scientific breakthrough. It is a way to open windows into the past, permitting historical researchers to view, but not participate, in the events of the past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How history should have been.

    • By Helen on 24-05-11

    Regular price: £24.39

    • V Wars

    • A Chronicle of the Vampire Wars
    • By: Jonathan Maberry, Nancy Holder, John Everson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Roxanne Hernadez, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this sweeping, threaded narrative of the global phenomenon known as the Vampire Wars, mankind is unwittingly infected by a millennia-old bacteria unknowingly exhumed by a scientific expedition in Antarctica. Now, in some rare cases, a person’s so-called junk DNA becomes activated. Depending on their racial and ethnic heritage, they begin to manifest one of the many diverse forms of the "others" that are the true basis for the legends of supernatural creatures. These aren’t your usual vampires and werewolves - it goes much deeper than that.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed bag

    • By Neil on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Poetry of Robert Frost

    • By: Robert Frost
    • Narrated by: Susan Anspach, Roscoe Lee Browne, Elliott Gould, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Drawing upon everyday incidents, common situations, and rural imagery, Robert Frost fashioned poetry of great lyrical beauty and potent symbolism. His language is simple, clear, and colloquial, yet dense with meaning and wider significance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a god read

    • By Amazon Customer on 17-02-18

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Mercury

    • By: Ben Bova
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Arte Johnson, Moira Quirk
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Despite Mercury's desolateness, there are still those who hope to find diamonds in the rough. Saito Yamagata thinks Mercury's position will make it an ideal orbit point for satellites that could someday create enough power to propel starships into deep space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mercury, a great tale

    • By Customer on 14-02-10

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Majipoor Chronicles

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: J. Paul Boehmer, Cassandra Campbell, Emily Janice Card, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The young street urchin Hissune gets his due for helping Lord Valentine regain his throne. As a reward, he is sent into the depths of the Labyrinth, a massive library of memory cubes in which the entire history of Majipoor is preserved. As Hissune prepares for a summons to return to Castle Mount, he relives the lives of Majipoor's most famous and notorious inhabitants.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Majipoor Revisited

    • By NiceSteveB on 09-06-16

    Regular price: £22.39

    • Drowned Hopes

    • A Dortmunder Novel
    • By: Donald E. Westlake
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Abridged
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    Arriving home at dawn after another failed burglary, John Dortmunder - the anti-hero of Donald Westlake's popular comic crime series - is shocked to find his apartment occupied by a notorious cellmate everyone had supposed (and hoped) had been jailed for life.

    Regular price: £10.89

    • Trust Me on This

    • By: Donald E. Westlake
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
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    What would it take to lure a serious young newswoman from a respectable New England paper to the most notorious supermarket tabloid in America? The call of journalistic adventure? How about a promise of a salary that's triple what she's making? En route to her new job at the Weekly Galaxy, Sara Joslyn stumbles across a bloody corpse in a Buick Riviera. A big story? Not at this paper. The problem is compounded when the dead man vanishes, Buick and all.

    Regular price: £10.89

    • Artificial Maturity

    • Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults
    • By: Tim Elmore
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Today's Generation iY (teens brought up with the Internet) and Homelanders (children born after 9/11) are overexposed to information at an earlier age than ever and paradoxically are underexposed to meaningful relationships and real-life experiences. Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do when parents and teachers mistake children's superficial knowledge for real maturity. The audiobook is filled with practical steps that adults can take to furnish the experiences kids need to balance their abilities with authentic maturity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really Important Information for raising Children

    • By Lora Kennedy on 17-01-18

    Regular price: £19.39

    • The Vanishing Men

    • Classic Police Procedurals
    • By: Martin Greenberg - editor
    • Narrated by: David Ackroyd, Richard Cox, Gabrielle deCuir, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This superb collection of nine detective stories focuses on the police procedural genre where crime investigation takes on a sense of reality. Written by masters of the genre, these classic stories include: "Death Makes a Comeback" by James O'Keefe, "Squealer" by John D. MacDonald, "Jode's Last Hunt" by Brian Garfield, "The Man in the Red Flannel Suit" by Jan Grape, "The Vanishing Men" by Edward D. Hoch, "A Contest Fit for a Queen" by Susan Dunlap, "Chee's Witch" by Tony Hillerman, and more.

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Nightmare at 20,000 Feet

    • Horror Stories
    • By: Stephen King (introduction), Richard Matheson
    • Narrated by: Julia Campbell, Paul Michael Garcia, Malcolm Hillgartner, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Much of Richard Matheson's work has found its way into pop culture: the title story became a memorable episode of television's The Twilight Zone, and more recently, Will Smith starred in the blockbuster movie I Am Legend. Stephen King has declared Matheson to be one of his favorite writers. Find out why as you listen to the classic horror story of a man who peers out of his airplane window to see a gremlin destroying the wing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant and timeless

    • By jason on 31-08-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Dave Barry Does Japan

    • By: Dave Barry
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Without bothering to get approval from the President, the State Department, or even the FTC, Dave Barry's publishers sent him to Tokyo. You'd think they would have known better. Now the word is Barry has set back our diplomatic relations with the whole Pacific Rim by a couple of decades. Japanese culture, dining, sport, and industry all come under Barry's relentless scrutiny.

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Around the World in 80 Days

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
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    Phileas Fogg, a British gentleman of independent means, bets his companions that he can travel around the entire world in just 80 days. He is determined not to lose the bet, no matter what obstacles arise - and they do arise!

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Flux

    • Tales of Human Futures: Book Two of Maps in a Mirror
    • By: Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer, Arte Johnson, Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
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    This second volume of Orson Scott Card's five-volume anthology of short stories features seven tales exploring possible future scenarios for the human race. A fascistic government's capital punishment extends beyond death. Intellectually superior aliens from a doomed world choose Earth's dogs as their new vessels. Not-quite-human beings on an Earth wasted by biological warfare continously fight an enemy which has long been annihilated.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 3

    • By: Robert Bloch, James Gould Cozzens, James Ellroy, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Cox, Jamie Farr, Robert Forster, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
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    Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime and challenging twists of plot make this collection a chilling audio experience. Featuring the finest short story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present, including: "The Perfect Crime" by Ben Ray Redman, "Quitters, Inc. by Stephen King, "High Darktown" by James Ellroy, "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper" by Robert Bloch, "Clerical Error" by James Gould Cozzens, "The Gettysburg Bugle" by Ellery Queen, and more....

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Dance of the Reptiles

    • Rampaging Tourists, Marauding Pythons, Larcenous Legislators, Crazed Celebrities, and Tar-Balled Beaches: Selected Columns
    • By: Carl Hiaasen, Diane Stevenson (editor)
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you think the wildest, wackiest stories that Carl Hiaasen can tell have all made it into his hilarious, best-selling novels, think again. Dance of the Reptiles collects the best of Hiaasen's Miami Herald columns, which lay bare the stories - large and small - that demonstrate anew that truth is far stranger than fiction. Hiaasen offers his commentary - indignant, disbelieving, sometimes righteously angry, and frequently hilarious - on burning issues like animal welfare, polluted rivers, and the broken criminal justice system as well as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Bernie Madoff's trial, and the shenanigans of the recent presidential elections.

    Regular price: £29.29

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 6

    • By: Wilkie Collins, C. P. Donnell Jr., John Collier, and others
    • Narrated by: David Warner, Christopher Cazenove, Orson Welles, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 6 is an exciting addition to this series, featuring the most acclaimed writers, past and present. This unique collection of master writers, including Wilkie Collins, Aldous Huxley, and Edith Wharton, edited by multi-award winning mystery connoisseur Otto Penzler, is a delightful mixture of mystery and suspense.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Different Kinds of Dead, and Other Tales

    • By: Ed Gorman
    • Narrated by: Rex Linn, Gabrielle de Cuir, Arte Johnson, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This collection of short stories displays Ed Gorman's talents as a masterful storyteller across a range of genres.

    A mysterious and beautiful girl who teaches arrogant young men about true love, a lonely traveling salesman who learns that his passenger is Death, children who can absorb the psychic pain of their parents, a desperately pursued serial killer who hides his face under gauze in a hospital room, and a woman who loves the alien infant nobody else wants - these stories and 10 others make up this collection by award-winning author Ed Gorman. Here are stories that led him to be called "one of the best" by Dean Koontz and "one of the most original writers in crime fiction today" by Kirkus Reviews. Here, you'll find the extraordinary range of storytelling skill and powerful emotions that won Gorman the prized International Fiction Award.

    Included in Different Kinds of Dead, and Other Tales are "Different Kinds of Dead", "Deathman", "A Girl Like You", "Loverboy", "Muse", "Riff", "The Brasher Girl", "Survival", "Masque", "Second Most Popular", and others.

    This collection reveals the extraordinary range of storytelling skill and powerful emotions that won Gorman the prized International Fiction Award. His protagonists, gritty and gruff, are strangely likable, and his writing, according to Mystery News, is "powerful, disturbing, [and] often poetic".

    Regular price: £22.49

    • There's a Country in My Cellar

    • By: Russell Baker
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
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    Today, as the years have passed, readers have become increasingly passionate about Russell Baker's writing, addicted to his columns and fanatic in their admiration of him. Here is the best of the best of Russell Baker, arranged into a dozen different themes that give us a view of American life at once wise and most amusing.

    Regular price: £10.29

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