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    • Lucifer's Hammer

    • De : Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Marc Vietor
    • Durée : 24 h et 32 min
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    The gigantic comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes a thousand times too powerful to measure on the Richter scale, tidal waves thousands of feet high. Cities were turned into oceans; oceans turned into steam. It was the beginning of a new Ice Age and the end of civilization. But for the terrified men and women chance had saved, it was also the dawn of a new struggle for survival--a struggle more dangerous and challenging than any they had ever known....

    Prix : 19,71 €

    • The Mote in God's Eye

    • De : Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : L J Ganser
    • Durée : 20 h et 28 min
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    The Mote In God's Eye is their acknowledged masterpiece, an epic novel of mankind's first encounter with alien life that transcends the genre. No lesser an authority than Robert A. Heinlein called it "possibly the finest science fiction novel I have ever read".

    Prix : 20,64 €

    • L. Ron Hubbard Presents: Writers of the Future, Volume 34

    • De : Brandon Sanderson, Jody Lynn Nye, Orson Scott Card, and others
    • Lu par : Ali Ahn, Rachel Botchan, Tom Picasso, and others
    • Durée : 14 h et 34 min
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    Your search for something new and different in sci fi and fantasy ends here. Presenting this year's collection of fresh voices, fabulous worlds, and fantastic new characters. Each year, the Writers and Illustrators of the Future contests' blue-ribbon judges search the world to discover and introduce to you the very best new talent in sci-fi and fantasy.

    Prix : 28,27 €

    • Riding the Red Horse

    • De : Vox Day, Christopher Nuttall, Jerry Pournelle, and others
    • Lu par : Jon Mollison
    • Durée : 14 h et 8 min
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    The spectre of war once more looms on the global horizon. A new generation of writers and military theorists are addressing the new forms of warfare that now challenge the nation-state's monopoly on war. Terrorism, technology, fourth generation warfare, the decline of the Pax Americana, and the rise of China are among the issues contemplated by the 20 contributors to Riding the Red Horse, the new annual anthology of military science fiction.

    Prix : 24,71 €

    • Storms of Victory

    • Janissaries, Book 3
    • De : Jerry Pournelle, Roland Green
    • Lu par : Keith Szarabajka
    • Durée : 11 h et 15 min
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    Kidnapped from Earth as they were about to die in battle, Rick Galloway and his band of mercenaries, like the other human slaves on the planet Tran, will not be missed. Subjects of the Shalnuksi slave masters, they are forced to harvest the priceless drug surinomaz. Now, even as slaves, Earth's transplanted warriors are locked in battle - against one another. But an epoch is ending. As the Demon Star sweeps toward its devastating apex, the slave masters flee the planet to await its annihilation in safety. Soon all life on the planet will cease, leaving it ripe for repopulation.

    Prix : 23,47 €

    • Clan and Crown

    • Janissaries, Book 2
    • De : Jerry Pournelle, Roland Green
    • Lu par : Keith Szarabajka
    • Durée : 11 h et 35 min
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    For the first few years, Rick Galloway and his band of mercenaries were doing well just to survive. They'd been swept off a hilltop in Africa by a flying saucer and deposited on an alien world where the other inhabitants were human - but from various and unfriendly periods of history, all collected by flying saucer raids. Rick has faced facts: This place is going to be home, permanently. To create a safe society for themselves and the families they are gradually building, they need to do more than just survive.

    Prix : 27,70 €

    • King David's Spaceship

    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Rob Dean
    • Durée : 11 h et 24 min
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    The year is 3013. The imperial navy has invaded Prince Samual's world.... The superior weaponry of the CoDominium Empire has brought unity to the Samualans - at the cost of their liberty. Their last bid for freedom is to create a space program. But the knowledge to build a starship is extinct. Colonel Nathan MacKinnie, leads a daring raid to steal these secrets from the planet of Makassar, where the key to space technology is guarded by Temple priests.

    Prix : 22,40 €

    • High Justice

    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Time Winters
    • Durée : 9 h et 24 min
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    High Justice outlines the beginning of Jerry Pournelle's own future history, the universe which he shared with Larry Niven in their collaborative novel, The Mote in Gods Eye.

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • Birth of Fire

    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Lance Axt
    • Durée : 6 h et 12 min
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    Birth Of Fire is the story of Garrett Pittston, wrongly convicted of murder. Pittston faces a choice: life in prison, or near-slavery on Mars. Under the appalling conditions imposed by those who run the mines from Earth, Pittston and his fellow workers start a revolution to wrest their freedom from the penal colony.

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • Exiles to Glory

    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Wyatt Fenner
    • Durée : 5 h et 50 min
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    One fateful night, Kevin Senecal, an engineering student at UCLA, is attacked by a murderous "youth gang" and accidently kills one of them while escaping. Kevin quickly finds himself on the run.

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • West of Honor

    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Lance Axt
    • Durée : 6 h
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    Recent Academy graduate Lieutenant Hal Slater is traveling first class to a cushy first assignment when he is suddenly preempted into a new detachment headed for a wild frontier world. Captain John Christian Falkenberg is forming a new unit from conscripts, guard house scrapings, and the remnants of decimated units, and has the authority to scoop up junior officers wherever he can find them. Hal is caught in that scoop.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • Red Dragon

    • Paul Crane, Book 2
    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Lance Axt
    • Durée : 6 h et 16 min
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    Engineer and Vietnam vet Paul Crane finds himself once again recruited by the CIA, this time to pretend he'll negotiate the sale of classified information on nuclear weapons to Chinese infiltrators. The CIA doesn't want the FBI to know of this domestic operation, which means Paul is practically on his own in this high-stakes and dangerous game.

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • The Gripping Hand

    • De : Jerry Pournelle, Larry Niven
    • Lu par : L. J. Ganser
    • Durée : 15 h et 11 min
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    Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, award-winning authors of such best sellers as Footfall and The Legacy of Heorot, return us to the Mote, and to the universe of Kevin Renner and Horace Bury, of Rod Blaine and Sally Fowler. There, 25 years have passed since humanity quarantined the mysterious aliens known as Moties within the confines of their own solar system. They have spent a quarter century analyzing and agonizing over the deadly threat posed by the only aliens mankind has ever encountered - a race divided into distinct biological forms, each serving a different function: Master, Mediator, Engineer, Warrior.

    Prix : 26,89 €

    • Red Heroin

    • Paul Crane, Book 1
    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Lance Axt
    • Durée : 5 h et 45 min
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    When engineer and army vet Paul Crane agrees to accompany his police officer friend on a night cruise, he never expected a deadly shoot-out would lead to his being recruited in a CIA sting operation involving China and the heroin trade. There is high-voltage suspense from start to finish in this novel by Jerry Pournelle, author of many Co-Dominium novels and co-author with Larry Niven of The Mote in God's Eye, Lucifer's Hammer, Footfall and more. Robert A. Heinlein called it "A hell of a good yarn...the most realistic counter-espionage story I've read in a long, long time."

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • Janissaries

    • De : Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Keith Szarabajka
    • Durée : 7 h et 14 min
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    Captain Rick Galloway and his men had been talked into volunteering for a dangerous mission only to be ruthlessly abandoned when faceless CIA higher-ups pulled the plug on the operation. They were cut off in hostile territory, with local troops and their Cuban “advisors” rapidly closing in - and then the alien spaceship landed. Rescued from certain death, they now must fight another world’s war.

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    • Burning Tower

    • De : Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Tom Weiner
    • Durée : 15 h et 29 min
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    Return to the “vivid and unusual” ( Kirkus Reviews) world of Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle’s The Burning City, where the fire god has retreated into myth, leaving the residents of Tep’s Town unprotected for the first time in their history. Unfortunately, a fiery fate isn’t the only danger Tep’s Town is facing. Monsters are coming forth from the desert - great birds with blades instead of wings, driven by some unknown force. Although they can be killed, the threat these “terror birds” pose is worse than death.

    Prix : 24,23 €

    • The Secret of Black Ship Island

    • Heorot, Book 2
    • De : Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes
    • Lu par : Tom Weiner
    • Durée : 4 h et 32 min
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    The oldest children of the settlers on Avalon are now in their late teens and want independence from their parents and guardians. And they especially don’t want them around for the initiation ceremony held on Black Ship Island for the younger children just reaching their teens. But when previously unknown creatures make their deadly appearance, things go horribly wrong.

    Prix : 17,30 €

    • Beowulf's Children

    • De : Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes
    • Lu par : Tom Weiner
    • Durée : 16 h et 49 min
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    A new generation is growing up on the island paradise of Camelot, ignorant of the Great Grendel Wars fought when their parents and grandparents first arrived on Earth. Setting out to explore the mainland, this group of young rebels feels ready to fight any grendels that get in their way. On Avalon, however, there are monsters that dwarf the ones their parents fought, and as the group will soon learn, monsters also dwell in the human heart. Avalon does not give up her secrets easily, and some of those mysteries are wicked as sin and blacker than the grave.

    Prix : 24,23 €

    • The Burning City

    • De : Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
    • Lu par : Tom Weiner
    • Durée : 16 h et 32 min
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    Set in the world of Larry Niven’s popular The Magic Goes Away, The Burning City transports listeners to an enchanted and ancient city bearing a provocative resemblance to our own modern society. There, Yangin-Atep, the volatile and voracious god of fire, alternately protects and destroys the city’s denizens. In Tep’s Town, nothing can burn indoors, and no fire can start - except when the Burning comes upon the city. At that time the people, possessed by Yangin-Atep, set their own town ablaze in a riotous orgy of destruction that often comes without warning

    Prix : 24,23 €

    • The Legacy of Heorot

    • De : Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes
    • Lu par : Tom Weiner
    • Durée : 12 h et 41 min
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    Best-selling science fiction superstars Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle combine their talents with those of Steven Barnes in an extraordinary adventure of humankind’s first outpost in the farthest reaches of space. Light years from Earth, colonists land on a planet they name Avalon. It seems like a paradise - until native creatures savagely attack. It will take every bit of intelligence, courage, and military-style discipline to survive.

    Prix : 22,85 €

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