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  • 1
    The Soul Eater | Mike Resnick

    The Soul Eater

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Danny Campbell
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    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.

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    Birthright: The Book of Man | Mike Resnick

    Birthright: The Book of Man

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Tom Weiner
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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.

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    Walpurgis III | Mike Resnick

    Walpurgis III

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Tom Weiner
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    He has no bank account on any world, no financial or property holdings that anyone has been able to trace. His planet of origin is unknown. Many men have served him; all but seven are dead, and none of those seven have ever seen him. He is a fugitive. His name is Conrad Bland and he is, for the moment, safe. But someone has sent an assassin to find him - and end him. Chief Detective John Sable is caught between his badge and his conscience as the two most famous executioners of all time prepare to do battle in his territory.

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    Sideshow: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 1 | Mike Resnick

    Sideshow: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Kerry Woodrow
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    Traveling carnival owner Thaddeus Flint swindles the owner of a freak show into an unlikely business partnership. When Flint discovers that the freaks are a group of undercover alien tourists, he keeps the secret from the outside world and looks for an opportunity to expand his carny tour out to the stars.

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    The Three-Legged Hootch Dancer: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 2 | Mike Resnick

    The Three-Legged Hootch Dancer: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Kerry Woodrow
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    Traveling carnival owner Thaddeus Flint expands his tour from the American Northeast out to the stars, only to discover that some of the attractions don't quite hold the audience like they did back on Earth. Realizing that his strip show has no more appeal to an alien audience than watching a saddle come off a horse, he reassigns his girls to work the game booths on the midway. When one of the girls can't make the transition, he improvises an alien solution.

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    The Wild Alien Tamer: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 3 | Mike Resnick

    The Wild Alien Tamer: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Kerry Woodrow
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    The third volume in the 4-book Tales of the Galactic Midway series. The carnival tries a typical carny scam that backfires when their animal trainer and his sentient "animal" go to war every night in the big cage.

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    The Best Rootin' Tootin' Shootin' Gunslinger in the Whole Damned Galaxy: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 4 | Mike Resnick

    The Best Rootin' Tootin' Shootin' Gunslinger in the Whole Damned Galaxy: Tales of the Galactic Midway, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Kerry Woodrow
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    Five years into his traveling carnival tour of the galaxy, Thaddeus Flint and his alien business partner are rolling in the dough for the Corporation. When Billybuck Dancer, the trick shot artist, gets bored and starts taking dangerous chances with his own safety, Flint captures his attention by arranging a much-publicized and highly-profitable showdown between Dancer and his nemesis, Doc Holliday.

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  • 8
    Eros Ascending: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 1 | Mike Resnick

    Eros Ascending: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Nancy Linari
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    The Velvet Comet is the most luxurious and expensive brothel in the galaxy. It boasts casinos, elegant restaurants, a 2-mile-long upscale shopping mall, and highly-trained prostitutes of both sexes. As a huge moneymaker, it is also the object or corporate manipulations. This is the story of one man who has been hired to put it out of business, and the unforseen twists and turns of his adventure.

    Quality Resnick Fare

    This audiobook ranks very highly in my collection; it's unabridged so it is long, but it's never dull. I was gripped at every stage and excited to rea..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 December 2016 by Fantasy Lore ()
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    Eros at Zenith: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 2 | Mike Resnick

    Eros at Zenith: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Nancy Linari
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    Arrogant and overbearing Syndicate detective Andrew Crane arrives aboard the Velvet Comet to investigate a murder. When Crane discovers that the murderer is setting a trap to lure a notorious criminal aboard the Comet, the consequences of solving the mystery forces Crane to become judge, jury, and executioner.

    Quality Resnick Fare (if a slight repetition)

    This audiobook ranks almost as highly for me as the first part, 'Eros Ascending'; it's unabridged so it is long, but it's never dull. I was excited to..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 December 2016 by Fantasy Lore ()
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    Eros Descending: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 3 | Mike Resnick

    Eros Descending: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Nancy Linari
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    The orbiting Velvet Comet is the most luxurious and expensive brothel in the galaxy. It boasts casinos, elegant restaurants, a 2-mile-long upscale shopping mall, and highly-trained prostitutes of both sexes. And it has its share of enemies, including a leading religious figure who finds himself the center of a moral conflict he never imagined possible.

    Adequate Resnick Fare

    This audiobook was a disappointment for me after the quality of the first two instalments in this series. The problem with 'Eros Descending' is that t..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 December 2016 by Fantasy Lore ()
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    Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future | Mike Resnick

    Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Ruben Diaz
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    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.

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    Eros at Nadir: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 4 | Mike Resnick

    Eros at Nadir: Tales of the Velvet Comet, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Bobbin Beam
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    Screenwriter and novelist Nate Page arrives aboard the empty Velvet Comet 23 years after it is decommissioned by the Vainmill Syndicate. The light-topic musical holographic production that Nate is writing is based on the Velvet Comet in its prime, and requires research available only through Cupid, the ship's still-functioning and nearly-self-aware onboard computer.

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    The Dark Lady: A Romance of the Far Future | Mike Resnick

    The Dark Lady: A Romance of the Far Future

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By John McLain
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    In the 7th millennium, humans have spread throughout the galaxy and govern most of the inhabited planets. Leonardo, Our Humble Hero and purple-blooded Bjornn of the planet Benitarus II, is sent as an expert appraiser to the Claiborne Art Gallery on the mostly-human planet of Far London. Leonardo's enhanced ultraviolet and infrared vision are ideal traits for assessment and authentication of artwork, and he immediately catches the attention of an aging Far London collector.

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  • 14
    Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future | Mike Resnick

    Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Bruce Miles
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    In the year 6303, when Earth is bare of anything larger than an insect or a mouse and most people have left for the stars, Duncan Rojas receives a most unusual visitor. His name is Bukoba Mandaka, and he is the last of the Maasai. Mandaka wants Rojas, senior researcher for Braxton's Records of Big Game, to find the tusks of the Kilimanjaro Elephant, tusks that weigh over 200 lb. each. Why? Mandaka will not say, but he will pay enormous sums for them. And Rojas cannot resist the challenge of tracing something lost for 3000 years.

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  • 15
    Paradise: The Galactic Comedy, Book 1 | Mike Resnick

    Paradise: The Galactic Comedy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Zach Herries
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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.

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  • 16
    Soothsayer: Oracle Trilogy, Book 1 | Mike Resnick

    Soothsayer: Oracle Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Darla Middlebrook
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    Mouse, a hard-bitten, cynical woman and professional thief, finds herself in deep trouble when her attempt to rescue a seemingly helpless little girl has potentially deadly consequences in this brilliant and haunting installment of Santiago-inspired adventure. Young Penelope has long had a price on her head, and Carlos Mendoza now knows how she has outwitted her captors - and the awesome powers behind her success. As Carlos moves in for the kill, Mouse is hard-pressed to preserve her life, defend Penelope, and in so doing, save humanity.

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    Oracle: Oracle Trilogy, Book 2 | Mike Resnick

    Oracle: Oracle Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Darla Middlebrook
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    Since she was a little girl, all humanity has been frightened by Penelope Bailey's awesome psychic talent and her ability to bend events - and men - to her will. Now a grown woman and living on the planet Hades, Penelope is caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse with a bounty hunter, a government agent, and an out-for-profit outlaw cyborg - none of whom suspect the true depths of her power.

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    Purgatory: The Galactic Comedy, Book 2 | Mike Resnick

    Purgatory: The Galactic Comedy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Evan Greenberg
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    Set in Resnick's far future, where humankind has long spread out through the galaxy and there are as many alien races as there are planets suitable for colonization, Purgatory is a hard look at how many ways an advanced civilization can misunderstand a "primitive" race.

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    Prophet: Oracle Trilogy, Book 3 | Mike Resnick

    Prophet: Oracle Trilogy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Darla Middlebrook
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    With all of humanity frightened by her powers of prophecy, and a paid assassin known as the Iceman determined to kill her, Penelope Bailey hides on an obscure planet.

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    Inferno: The Galactic Comedy, Book 3 | Mike Resnick

    Inferno: The Galactic Comedy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Mark Neely
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    Disanko, the ruler of the Enkoti, and Susan Beddoes, a representative from the Department of Cartography, help the planet of Faligor to become the richest and most technologically advanced of its sector until an evil general rises to power.

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  • 21
    A Miracle of Rare Design | Mike Resnick

    A Miracle of Rare Design

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Adam Verner
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    Immersing himself in military assignments that have made him a first contact liaison with alien worlds, officer William Lennox, a shape-shifter, pursues his obsession for outer-space cultures, and gets more attention from humanity than he desires.

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  • 24
    A Hunger in the Soul | Mike Resnick

    A Hunger in the Soul

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Marc Cashman
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    In a situation that parallels Stanley's search for Livingstone, a future journalist must find the one doctor who can cure an epidemic that is spreading from world to world. The search is filled with adventure, and the end of the search is not what was expected.

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    The Outpost | Mike Resnick

    The Outpost

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Bob Dunsworth
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    On the planet Henry II, orbiting the twin suns of Plantagenet and Tudor, at the very edge of the great black hole at the center of the Milky Way, there is a tavern called The Outpost. Through the doors of The Outpost have come the greatest heroes, villains, and adventurers of the galaxy - to drink, to brag, and to swap tales.The Outpost is neutral territory where fighting is forbidden and blood enemies can have a drink together and tell stories of battles past. After all bounty hunters, con men, itinerant preachers, thieves, and assassins have more in common with each other than they do with the rest of the mundane galaxy.

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  • 27
    The Return of Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future | Mike Resnick

    The Return of Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Barry Campbell
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    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.

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  • 28
    Starship: Mutiny | Mike Resnick

    Starship: Mutiny

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis, Mike Resnick
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    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.

    Good sci fi

    Very good sci fi recommend to all sci fi/startrek fans

    Reviewed on 25 February 2009 by Mark C ()
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  • 30
    Starship: Pirate | Mike Resnick

    Starship: Pirate

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Mike Resnick, Jonathan Davis
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    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.

    seventeenth century pays in space

    Unmitigated rubbish! There is nothing here for anyone with the slightest interest on actual science fiction. he might as well have had the spaceships ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 March 2015 by Jasper (Faversham, Kent, United Kingdom)
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    Starship: Mercenary | Mike Resnick

    Starship: Mercenary

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis, Mike Resnick
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    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.

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    Starship: Rebel | Mike Resnick

    Starship: Rebel

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Mike Resnick, Jonathan Davis
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    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.

    Great Space Opera

    This is book 4 is the Starship series. The story moves along at a very fast pace and is as action packed as the previous books in the series. This sto..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 August 2009 by Sarah (LeicseterUnited Kingdom)
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    Starship: Flagship | Mike Resnick

    Starship: Flagship

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
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    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.

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  • Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge | Mike Resnick

    Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Mike Resnick, Jonathan Davis
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    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.

    Are we really like this??

    I was hooked - listened to it all in one go (with the odd cup of tea) because I just had to know what all the 'views' were and what the 'conclusion' w..Show More »

    Reviewed on 28 June 2008 by Sharon (Wells, Somerset, United Kingdom)