New Orson Scott Card from Blackstone Audio

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If you are an Orson Scott Card fan, then you’ve got to be enthused by the amount of audio out there. Nearly everything he’s written has an unabridged audio version, and Blackstone Audio has published a whole bunch of them. Here are two more:

Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus by Orson Scott CardPastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus
By Orson Scott Card; Read by a Full Cast
12 CDs – 13.5 hours – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Published: 2009
ISBN: 9781433217180

In a not-too-distant future that is not quite ours, there has been a major scientific breakthrough, a way to open windows into the past, permitting historical researchers to view but not participate in the events of the past.

In one of the most powerful and thought-provoking novels of his remarkable career, Orson Scott Card interweaves a compelling portrait of Christopher Columbus with the story of a future scientist who believes she can alter human history from a tragedy of bloodshed and brutality to a world filled with hope and healing.
 
 
Earthborn (Homecoming, Volume Five) by Orson Scott CardEarthborn (Homecoming, Volume 5)
By Orson Scott Card; Read by Stefan Rudnicki
12 CDs – 14 hours – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Published: 2009
ISBN: 9781433217180

High above Earth orbits the starship Basilica. On board the huge vessel is a sleeping woman. Of those who made the journey, Shedemai alone has survived the hundreds of years since the Children of Wetchik returned to Earth.

She now wears the Cloak of the Starmaster, and the Oversoul wakes her sometimes to watch over her descendants on the planet below. The population has grown rapidly—there are cities and nations now, whole peoples descended from those who followed Nafai or Elemak.

But in all the long years of watching and searching, the Oversoul has not found the thing it sought. It has not found the Keeper of the Earth, the central intelligence that also can repair the Oversoul’s damaged programming.
 
 
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