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  • Nelson George

    National Book Critics Circle Award nominee Nelson George examines New York City's seamy pop music culture through the eyes of HIV-positive bodyguard 'D' Hunter. With a client kidnapped, flamboyant music manager Ivy Greenwich enlists security specialist Hunter to deliver the ransom. Impressed with Hunter's street smarts, this old-white-dude-ina- fro hires him to protect teenie bopper Bridgette Hays. As he struggles with his smoldering desire for Bridgette, Hunter tries to discover who is really behind the shrouded threat that menaces Greenwich's...read more

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs

    David Innes is a mining heir who finances the experimental "iron mole," an excavating vehicle designed by his elderly inventor friend Abner Perry. In a test run, they discover the vehicle cannot be turned, and it burrows 500 miles into the Earth's crust, emerging into the unknown interior world of Pellucidar. In Burroughs' concept, the Earth is a hollow shell with Pellucidar as the internal surface of that shell. Pellucidar is inhabited by prehistoric creatures of all geological eras, and dominated by the Mahars, a species of flying reptile both intelligent and civilized, but which enslaves and preys on the local stone-age humans. Innes and Perry are captured by the Mahars' ape-like...read more

  • Sax Rohmer

    Private detective Paul Harley investigates a mysterious case involving voodoo, vampirism, and macabre murder in the heart of London. The first book in the Paul Harley series, written by Sax Rohmer, author of The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu. (Summary by Mark...read more

  • Sax Rohmer

    Listen to Bat Wing with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. Private detective Paul Harley investigates a mysterious case involving voodoo, vampirism, and macabre murder in the heart of London. The first book in the Paul Harley series, written by Sax Rohmer, author of The Insidious Dr. Fu...read more

  • Cynthia Rylant

    After a long winter cooped up in the lighthouse, Whistler and Lila are excited to go outside and explore. In the forest, they see some frosty vapor rising from a hole in the roots of a tree. They investigate and discover that it's a hibernating bear. The mouse children wait patiently for the bear to wake up and when he does, they invite him for breakfast at the lighthouse. But their new friend might not be quite done...read more

  • Cynthia Rylant

    Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the eighth book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family meets a bear who has just woken up from hibernation! After a long winter cooped up in the lighthouse, Whistler and Lila are excited to go outside and explore. In the forest, they see some frosty vapor rising from a hole in the roots of a tree. They investigate and discover that it is a hibernating bear. The mouse children wait patiently for the bear to wake up and when he does, they invite him for breakfast at the lighthouse. But their new friend might not be quite done hibernating. Author bio: Cynthia Rylant...read more

  • Shannon Revenel

    Continuing a two-decade tradition of excellence in literature, New Stories from the South presents the 20 best stories of from 1996 to 2005 selected by Anne Tyler. With such authors as Lee Smith, Judy Troy, William Gay, Stephen Coyne, Max Steele, Jill McCorkle and Chris Offutt, Best of the South elegantly portrays an old man's struggle with Alzheimer's, a death row inmate's confusion over his own guilt, and a young girl seeking comfort in a motel room with a trucker, and many more memorable, breathtaking...read more

  • Algernon Blackwood

    Julian LeVallon, born and raised alone in the Jura Mountains, is referred to psychiatrist Dr. Edward Fillery for care in London. But is LeVallon merely a schizophrenic with a secondary personality, "N.H." (non-human), or is he really an Elemental Being, a "bright messenger" who brings, perhaps, a new age of human evolution? And if so, is the human race ready for a major step forward? [Summary by Mark...read more

  • Algernon Blackwood

    Julian LeVallon, born and raised alone in the Jura Mountains, is referred to psychiatrist Dr. Edward Fillery for care in London. But is LeVallon merely a schizophrenic with a secondary personality, "N.H." (non-human), or is he really an Elemental Being, a "bright messenger" who brings, perhaps, a new age of human evolution? And if so, is the human race ready for a major step forward? [Summary by Mark...read more

  • Algernon Blackwood

    Listen to The Bright Messenger with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. Julian LeVallon, born and raised alone in the Jura Mountains, is referred to psychiatrist Dr. Edward Fillery for care in London. But is LeVallon merely a schizophrenic with a secondary personality, "N.H." (non-human), or is he really an Elemental Being, a "bright messenger" who brings, perhaps, a new age of human evolution? And if so, is the human race ready for a major step...read more

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Listen to The Chessman of Mars with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. In the fifth book in the Barsoom series, Tara of Helium, daughter of John Carter, becomes lost in an unknown area of Mars when her single-seat flier is caught in a rare Martian hurricane. She is first captured by the bizarre and hideous Kaldanes, then the brutal Manatorians, where she is the prize in a tournament of Martian chess, jetan, that is played by live game pieces, and to the...read more

  • Gertrude Barrows Bennett

    Listen to Citadel Of Fear with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. Citadel of Fear is considered Francis Stevens' masterpiece, by Lovecraft's acclaim. Two adventurers discover a lost city in the Mexican jungle. One is taken over by an evil god while the other falls in love with a woman from the ancient Mexican city of Tlapallan. Citadel of Fear was first published as a serial in Argosy Magazine in 1918-1919. It was eventually republished as a novel in 1970. It is now considered a "lost...read more

  • Edmond Hamilton

    A surprise nuclear war may cause the End of the World, but not the way anyone could have imagined. A classic science fiction tale from Galaxy...read more

  • E. V. Odle

    In the future, people will be fitted with clockwork devices in their heads which, among other things, allows them to travel through time. Well, it seems one of these devices has frizzed-out, and a Clockwork man appears in the middle of a cricket match in 1923. The Clockwork Man by E.V. Odle is believed to be the first instance of a human-machine cyborg appearing in...read more

  • Marion Zimmer Bradley

    Young Bart Steele’s father is dead. A mysterious stranger tells him his life is in danger, and hands him a ticket aboard a Lhari star cruiser to an unknown destination. He gets on, not knowing where he is going, or why... A fantastic kid’s adventure from sci-fi master Marion Zimmer...read more

  • Marion Zimmer Bradley

    Listen to The Colors of Space with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. Young Bart Steele's father is dead. A mysterious stranger tells him his life is in danger, and hands him a ticket aboard a Lhari star cruiser to an unknown destination. He gets on, not knowing where he is going, or why... A fantastic kid's adventure from sci-fi master Marion Zimmer...read more

  • Marion Zimmer Bradley

    Young Bart Steele’s father is dead. A mysterious stranger tells him his life is in danger, and hands him a ticket aboard a Lhari star cruiser to an unknown destination. He gets on, not knowing where he is going, or why... A fantastic kid’s adventure from sci-fi master Marion Zimmer Bradley. ( Summary by Mark Nelson...read more

  • H. Bean Piper

    Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his poverty-stricken home planet of Poictesme, “The Junkyard Planet”, with news of the possible location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been abandoned there after the last war. The inhabitants hope to find Merlin, which they think will be their ticket to wealth and prosperity. But is Merlin real, or just an old rumor? And if they find it will it save them, or tear them...read more

  • H. Beam Piper

    Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his poverty-stricken home planet of Poictesme, "The Junkyard Planet", with news of the possible location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been abandoned there after the last war. The inhabitants hope to find Merlin, which they think will be their ticket to wealth and prosperity. But is Merlin real, or just an old rumor? And if they find it will it save them, or tear them...read more

  • Henry Kuttner

    A lone space traveler arrives on Earth seeking a new planet to colonize, his own world dead. At the same time a mysterious plague has infected Earth that will wipe out all life. Can a lone scientist stop the plague and save the world? Or will the alien find himself on another doomed planet? (Summary by Mark...read more