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    • The Book of Magic

    • A Collection of Stories by Various Authors
    • By: Gardner Dozois, K. J. Parker, Megan Lindholm, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Susan Denaker, Stephen Mendel, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy - featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm and many more! Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois' (Rogues, Old Venus) acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf...and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda...and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore...and Severus Snape?

    Regular price: $22.03

    • No Deals, Mr. Bond

    • James Bond Series 6
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two female agents of Operation Cream Cake - double agents and honey traps against the KGB - are murdered. Bond must find the others and conduct them to safety before they meet a similar fate. In a race against time, Bond travels to Ireland and the KGB is soon on the scene. But all is not as it seems and soon Bond finds he needs all his wits to negotiate a labyrinth of double-crossing that is to lead him to a bewildering showdown in a remote corner of the Kowloon province of Hong Kong.

    Regular price: $27.85

    • SeaFire

    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James Bond is back in action, with the stunning Flicka von Grusse at his side and his license to kill renewed once more. His target is Sir Maxwell Tarn: a businessman whose legitimate empire spans the globe, whose wealth is uncountable, who also deals in illegal weapons on a breathtaking scale. But even Bond is unprepared for the speed of events, as a sting operation in a Cambridge hotel leads rapidly to an assassination in Spain, a fugitive in Israel, and neo-Nazi plotters in Germany.

    Regular price: $27.85

    • Brokenclaw

    • James Bond Series 10
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
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    On holiday in Victoria, British Columbia, Bond becomes by intrigued Lee Fu-Chu, a half-Blackfoot, half-Chinese philanthropist who is known as "Brokenclaw" because of a deformed hand. On his return to the UK Bond is tasked to investigate the kidnapping of several scientists who have been working on a new submarine detection system. It becomes clear that Brokenclaw is behind the kidnapping.

    Regular price: $27.85

    • Icebreaker

    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
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    Bond reluctantly finds himself recruited into a dangerous mission involving an equally dangerous and treacherous alliance of agents from the CIA, the KGB, and Israel's Mossad. The team dubbed "Icebreaker" waste no time double crossing each other, as they try to root out the leader of the murderous National Socialist Action Army, Count Konrad von Gloda, a one time SS officer, who now perceives himself as the New Adolf Hitler.

    Regular price: $27.85

    • For Special Services

    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this second instalment of John Gardner's Bond series, Bond teams up with CIA agent Cedar Leiter, daughter of his old friend Felix Leiter, to investigate Markus Bismaquer, who is suspected of reviving the notorious criminal organisation SPECTRE

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Rip-Off!

    • By: John Scalzi, Jack Campbell, Mike Resnick, and others
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton, Scott Brick, Christian Rummel, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Rip-Off!, 13 of today’s best and most honored writers of speculative fiction face a challenge even they would be hard-pressed to conceive: Pick your favorite opening line from a classic piece of fiction (or even non-fiction) - then use it as the first sentence of an entirely original short story.

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    • Licence Renewed

    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
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    The first of John Gardner's novels featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent. Bond has been assigned to investigate one Dr. Anton Murik, a brilliant nuclear physicist who is thought to have been meeting with a terrorist known as Franco. Together, they plan to hijack six nuclear power plants around the world and start a global meltdown, unless Bond can stop them...

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Nobody Lives Forever

    • James Bond Series, Book 5
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bond was supposed to be on leave. But SPECTRE leader Tamil Rahani, dying from injuries suffered at Bond's hand, is determined to make it the holiday to die for. With a price on his head, Bond must evade the world's greatest assassins in a ruthless game of cat-and-mouse across Europe, while trying to save the lives of the two women who matter to him most, his housekeeper May and Miss Moneypenny. But Bond has been a target before. And when it comes to staying alive, nobody does it better than 007.

    Regular price: $27.85

    • Scorpius

    • James Bond Series
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the body of a mysterious woman is found to be carrying the phone number of James Bond, Bond is called in by M to help the investigation. But before he can even reach headquarters he is nearly run off the road in a high-speed motorway chase. Someone wants Bond dead.

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    • Role of Honour

    • James Bond Series
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Following scandal and his shock resignation from Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, James Bond becomes a gun for hire; able, and willing, to sell his lethal skills to the highest bidder. And SPECTRE, it seems, are eager to have the disgraced British super spy on their payroll.

    Regular price: $27.85

    • Never Send Flowers

    • James Bond Series 13
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In different corners of the world four high-profile figures are assassinated in less than a week. Nobody links the deaths but one thing is certain: each of them has been stalked, sought out, and killed with care and preparation. Then a sinister connection is established: a single, blood-tipped rose is sent to each funeral and an unremarkable female agent is murdered in Switzerland.

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    • The Man from Barbarossa

    • James Bond Series, Book 11
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James Bond has been partnered with an Israeli Mossad agent, Pete Natkowitz, and assigned to work with the KGB to infiltrate a terrorist group. The group, The Scales of Justice, are demanding the trial of a suspected Nazi war criminal and each day of delay brings another death. Posing as a TV crew, Bond and the other agents attempt to discover the group's real motive.

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    • Death Is Forever

    • James Bond Series
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
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    The Cold War is over. After two British agents die under mysterious and strangely old-fashioned circumstances in Germany, Bond is paired up with beautiful CIA agent "Easy" St. John. He's been assigned to track down the surviving members of "Cabal," a Cold War-era intelligence network that received a mysterious and unauthorized signal to disband.

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    • Cold

    • James Bond Series, Book 16
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
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    James Bond is on a mission that will become an obsession. It starts the night Flight 229 is torn apart at Washington airport, killing 435 passengers. But the victim who matters to Bond is the Principessa Sukie Tempesta: once his lover, still his friend. The search for Sukie's killers will turn out to be the most complex and demanding assignment of Bond's career. Across continents and through ever-changing labyrinths of evil, he follows the traces of clues into the center of a fanatical society more deadly than any terrorist army.

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    • Win, Lose or Die

    • James Bond Series, Book 8
    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
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    When M receives word that a known terrorist organization is planning to infiltrate and destroy a top-secret British Royal Navy aircraft carrier-based summit of world leaders, James Bond is returned to active duty in the Royal Navy. Promoted from Commander to Captain, Bond is expected to infiltrate the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible and identify potential sleeper agents.

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    • Grendel

    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
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    World renowned critic John Gardner has received prestigious awards for his wide range of literary achievements including short stories, novels, and essays. When he turns his talents to retelling Beowulf, the earliest epic in British literature, the result is a work that combines extensive knowledge with a marvelous strain of pure fun. In Gardner's version of the epic, instead of lauding the helmeted hero, Beowulf, the spotlight shines on Grendel.

    Regular price: $29.32

    • Le Morte D'Arthur (The Death of Arthur): CliffsNotes

    • By: John N. Gardner
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
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    The CliffsNotes study guide on Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur (The Death of Arthur) supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, and more.

    Regular price: $15.22

    • No Human Enemy

    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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    England, June 1944. Exactly one week after the Allied armies invade Nazi occupied Normandy, Hitler strikes back with his Vengeance Weapons: the terrifying V-1 Flying Bombs. In August, one of these "doodlebugs" falls on an Anglican convent near Camberwell, killing three nuns.

    Regular price: $33.22

    • Cold Fall (John Gardner’s Bond #16)

    • By: John Gardner
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
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    In this white-knuckle 007 thriller, John Gardner leads master spy James Bond on the most complex and demanding assignment of his career. Across continents and through ever changing labyrinths of evil, Bond follows the traces of clues into the center of an organization more deadly than any terrorist army-a fanatical society code-named COLD, the Children of the Last Days. What he finds there could very well spell his own last days.

    Regular price: $30.42

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