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    • The Killer Angels

    • The Classic Novel of the Civil War
    • By: Michael Shaara
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After 30 years and with three million copies in print, Michael Shaara's Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War classic, The Killer Angels, remains as vivid and powerful as the day it was originally published.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Step onto the Battlefield of Gettysberg, July 1863

    • By John Simpson on 30-04-2018

    Non-member price: $40.91

    • C

    • By: Tom McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 14 hrs
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    C follows the short, intense life of Serge Carrefax, a man who – as his name suggests – surges into the electric modernity of the early 20th century, transfixed by the technologies that will obliterate him. Born to the sound of one of the very earliest experimental wireless stations, Serge finds himself steeped in a weird world of transmissions, whose very air seems filled with cryptic and poetic signals of all kinds.

    Non-member price: $36.45

    • The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

    • By: Dominic Smith
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An atmospheric and brilliant novel of Paris, love, madness and photography by the best-selling writer of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, Dominic Smith. When the vision came, he was in the bathtub. So begins the madness of Louis Daguerre. In 1847, after a decade of using poisonous mercury vapours to cure his daguerreotype images, his mind is plagued by delusions. Believing the world will end in a year, Daguerre creates his 'Doomsday List': 10 items he must photograph before the final day. The list includes a portrait of Isobel Le Fournier, a woman he has always loved but not spoken to in half a century. 

    Non-member price: $53.17

    • Fangs

    • The Vampire Archives, Volume 2
    • By: Otto Penzler (editor), Kim Newman (foreword), Clive Barker, and others
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Bob Walter, Stephen Hoye, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The second immortal volume in this dark and fantastic series, Fangs is a scintillating and sinister collection of vampire stories and part of the now legendary Vampire Archives. Including Clive Barker, Anne Rice, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Many Many More.

    Non-member price: $63.73

    • Sanctuary

    • By: William Faulkner
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A powerful novel examining the nature of evil, informed by the works of T. S. Eliot and Freud, mythology, local lore, and hard-boiled detective fiction, Sanctuary is the dark, at times brutal, story of the kidnapping of Mississippi debutante Temple Drake. She introduces her own form of venality into the Memphis underworld where she is being held.

    Non-member price: $46.77

    • 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".

    Non-member price: $35.84

    • Two Trains Running

    • A Novel
    • By: Andrew Vachss
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 17 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Once a devastated mill town, by 1959 Locke City has established itself as a thriving center of vice tourism. The city is controlled by boss Royal Beaumont, who took it by force many years ago and has held it against all comers since.

    Non-member price: $49.88

    • Boston Noir

    • By: Dennis Lehane (editor)
    • Narrated by: Karen White, Scott Aiello, Stephen Hoye, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
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    In keeping with the Akashic Noir series tradition, each story in Boston Noir is set in a different neighborhood of the city - the impressively diverse collection extends from Roxbury to Cambridge, from Southie to the Boston Harbor, and all stops in between. Lehane's own contribution - the longest story in the volume - is set in his beloved home neighborhood of Dorchester and showcases his phenomenal ability to grip the heart, soul, and throat of the reader.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Dallas Noir

    • By: David Hale Smith
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Jennifer Van Dyck, John McLain, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    My favorite line in my favorite song about Dallas goes like this: Dallas is a rich man with a death wish in his eyes / A steel and concrete soul in a warm heart and love disguise... The narrator of Jimmie Dale Gilmore's perfect tune Dallas" is coming to town as a broke dreamer with the bright lights of the big city on his mind. He's just seen the Dallas cityscape through the window of his seat on a DC-9 at night. Is he just beginning his quest?

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything

    • By: John D. MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A classic novel by John D. MacDonald with an exclusive introduction written and read by Dean Koontz. Once an ordinary math teacher, Omar Krepps developed a knack for gambling, amassed a fabulous fortune, and spent the rest of his life traveling the world and giving away his millions. Upon his death, however, Krepps bequeaths nothing to his nephew and only living blood relative, Kirby Winter - nothing, that is, except an antique watch and a sealed letter to be opened after one year. But Kirby has much more in his possession than he realizes. The watch has the power to manipulate time.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • History Revisited: The Great Battles

    • Eminent Historians Take On the Great Works of Alternative History
    • By: J. David Markham, Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye, Don Leslie, Stefan Rudnicki, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
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    Combining short fiction with speculative history, this entertaining book invites listeners to look at what didn't happen to gain a richer understanding of what did. What if Napoleon had become emperor of the United States? Could one faulty screw have altered America's atomic-bomb policy? If Lincoln had been assassinated during the Gettysburg Address, would the Confederate States have remained a separate country?

    Non-member price: $30.42

    • The Obedient Assassin

    • A Novel Based on a True Story
    • By: John P. Davidson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
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    A dark and riveting thriller that reimagines the life and mission of the Spanish nationalist enlisted to murder Leon Trotsky: Based on a true chapter of world history and ten years of research, here is the story of the real-life reluctant soldier and killer, Ramn Mercader—the obedient assassin. Ramn Mercader was plucked from the front of the Spanish Civil War by the Soviets and conscripted to murder the great intellectual Leon Trotsky, a leader of the Bolshevik Revolution who was exiled in the 1920s for opposing Joseph Stalin.

    Non-member price: $26.04

    • Nada

    • By: Mike Heppner
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
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    In this darkly funny and often unsettling novella, Mike Heppner (The Egg Code, Pike's Folly, The Man Talking Project) introduces listeners to Nada Zilch, a social omnivore and reality TV star with a taste for staying up all night and pushing people's buttons. Always the loudest, smartest voice in the room, Nada has chosen her victim for the night: Billy Gallagher, an NYU professor who is struggling to put his own excesses behind him.

    Non-member price: $4.38

    • The Headmaster's Wife

    • By: Thomas Christopher Greene
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye, Kevin T. Collins, Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Like his father before him, Arthur Winthrop is the Headmaster of Vermont’s elite Lancaster School. It is the place he feels has given him his life, but is also the site of his undoing as events spiral out of his control. Found wandering naked in Central Park, he begins to tell his story to the police, but his memories collide into one another, and the true nature of things, a narrative of love, of marriage, of family and of a tragedy Arthur does not know how to address emerges. Luminous and atmospheric, the novel is part mystery, part love story and an exploration of the ties of place and family.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • State vs. Elinor Norton

    • By: Mary Roberts Rinehart
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
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    The trial was a media sensation. Right from the start, Elinor Norton had confessed to committing the gruesome murder. But was it the truth? What had actually happened that dark afternoon on her bleak and isolated estate? And when the jury handed in its verdict, would it read guilty or innocent?

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • The Best American Erotica, Volume 9: Ropeburn

    • By: Susie Bright, Jamie Callan, Maggie Estep
    • Narrated by: Susie Bright, Kathe Mazur, Stephen Hoye, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
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    In The Best American Erotica 2002, Maggie Estep relates the surprising sexual happenings in a detox clinic, Francesca Lia Block explores the aquatic fantasies haunting a surfer, and Ernie Conrick introduces a tennis star and sex symbol who surrenders to an unusual coach. In these 23 stories you will also find cutting-edge work from other luminaries and from the Internet, where the next wave of erotica has matured into some of the most enticing writing around.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • A Night in the Cemetary

    • And Other Stories of Crime and Suspense
    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Harlan Ellison, Stephen Hoye, Gabrielle De Cuir, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
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    In stories like "A Night in the Cemetery," "Night of Horror," and "Murder," not only will Chekhov's dark humor and twisted crimes satisfy even the most hardboiled of mystery fans, but readers will again appreciate the penetrating, absurdist insight into the human condition that only Chekhov can bring. Whether it is the death of a young amateur playwright at the hands of an editor who hates bad writing, or a drunken civil servant who ends up trapped in a graveyard, these stories overflow with the unforgettable characters and unique sensibility that will forever make Chekhov one of the most fascinating figures in literature.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • The Temple of Music

    • By: Jonathan Lowy
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
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    America is starkly divided between the haves and the have-nots. A Republican president seeks reelection in the afterglow of a war many view as unnecessary and imperialistic. He is bankrolled by millionaires, with every step of his career orchestrated by a political mastermind. Religious extremists crusade against the nation’s moral collapse. Terrorists plot the assassination of leaders around the world. And a lonely, disturbed revolutionary stalks the President.... It all happened. One hundred years ago. It all comes to life in The Temple of Music.

    Non-member price: $38.91

    • Slipstream

    • By: Leslie Larson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
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    In Slipstream, Leslie Larson traces the intertwining paths of five characters as each struggles to stay afloat in the face of major setbacks, minor failures, and a reckless pursuit of elusive second chances. When Rudy loses his job cleaning jets at the airport, his sanity and his marriage threaten to follow. While his wife, Inez, secretly saves her pennies and plots an escape, his coworker Wylie, a bartender at LAX, is about to receive the surprise of his life.

    Non-member price: $43.83

    • Tiger the Lurp Dog

    • By: Kenn Miller
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
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    The men of the Long-Range Reconnaissance Patrol - Stagg, Wolverine, Mopar, Marvel Kim, and Gonzales - are commando-style soldiers, called “Lurps” for short. Five men, completely dependent on one another. Proud to the point of arrogance. They’re joined by Tiger, their mascot: a flea-bitten scavenging stray or “dust dog,” a sneak and a coward, lazy and haughty. But, like his masters in this dirtiest of all wars, a survivor.

    Non-member price: $28.94

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