Recent Arrivals: Recorded Books, Macmillan Audio

September 16, 2008
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SFFaudio Recent Arrivals

Carnival by Elizabeth BearCarnival
By Elizabeth Bear; Read by Celeste Ciulla
11 CDs – Approx. 12.25 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published: 2008
ISBN: 9781436119511
Garnering rave reviews from multiple publications, Elizabeth Bear is a rising voice in science fiction. Michelangelo Kisanagi-Jones and Vincent Katherinessen, former abassador-spies, have been ordered to New Amazonia to bring back information about the planet’s cheap, renewable energy source. But secretly, one of the men devises other plans.

Paul of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. AndersonPaul of Dune
By Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson; Read by Scott Brick
17 CDs – Approx. 18.5 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Published: 2008
ISBN: 9781427204844
Frank Herbert’s Dune ended with Paul Muad’Dib in control of the planet Dune. Herbert’s next Dune book, Dune Messiah, picked up the story several years later after Paul’s armies had conquered the galaxy. But what happened between Dune and Dune Messiah? How did Paul create his empire and become the Messiah? Following in the footsteps of Frank Herbert, New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson are answering these questions in Paul of Dune. The Muad’Dib’s jihad is in full swing. His warrior legions march from victory to victory. But beneath the joy of victory there are dangerous undercurrents. Paul, like nearly every great conqueror, has enemies–those who would betray him to steal the awesome power he commands… And Paul himself begins to have doubts: Is the jihad getting out of his control? Has he created anarchy? Has he been betrayed by those he loves and trusts the most? And most of all, he wonders: Am I going mad? Paul of Dune is a novel everyone will want to read and no one will be able to forget.

Posted by Scott D. Danielson

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