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Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. In 1973, King's novel Carrie was accepted by publishing house Doubleday. Carrie was King's fourth novel, but it was the first to be published. In his later fiction, exemplified by Dolores Claiborne, King... Read More

The Mist - listen book free online

Stephen Edwin King is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television series, and comic books. The Mist was first published as the first and longest story of the horror anthology Dark Forces in 1980. A slightly edited version wa... Read More

Sleeping Beauties - listen book free online

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King illustrates that life, even at its best, is no fairy tale. The novel takes place in the little Appalachian town of Dooling, W.Va., which for no apparent reason becomes ground zero of a worldwide gyno-epidemic, known as the Aurora Flu. The moment any woman falls asleep, she's immediately covered in a sticky white cocoon, like a full-body cotton-can... Read More

The Talisman - listen book free online

The Talisman was one of the first of a series of collaborations by the masters of the Horror genre through the eighties, nineties, and beyond. The idea of writing The Talisman first took form when Stephen King moved with his family to London in early 1977. It was there he met Peter and Susan Straub, and their children. The two writers became friends, both being fans of each other's work. King a... Read More

It - listen book free online

Stephen Edwin King is an American novelist and short-story writer whose books were credited with reviving the genre of horror fiction in the late 20th century. He graduated from the University of Maine in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in English. While writing short stories he supported himself by teaching and working as a janitor, among other jobs. Stephen King’s 1986 novel It is widely consid... Read More

'Salem's Lot - listen book free online

In his books, Stephen King explored almost every terror-producing theme imaginable, from vampires, rabid dogs, deranged killers, and a pyromaniac to ghosts, extrasensory perception and telekinesis. In Salem's Lot, Ben Mears, an author who has recently lost his wife in a motorcycle crash. Unable to conquer his grief after many months, he returns, after an absence of twenty-five years, to the tow... Read More

Mars - listen book free online
Author: Ben Bova
Reader: Dick Hill

Dr Ben Bova’s has written more than 130 futuristic novels and nonfiction books and has been involved in science and high technology since the very beginnings of the space age. President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a past president of Science Fiction Writers of America, Dr Bova received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, “for fueling mankind... Read More

Blue Screen - listen book free online

Robert B. Parker was the author of more than 60 books including westerns and young-adult novels but is best known for his detective novels featuring Boston private-eye Spenser. In recent years he introduced a new protagonist, Jesse Stone, an alcoholic ex-ballplayer turned small-town chief of police. He was born in Springfield, Mass., on September 17, 1932, the only child of working-class parent... Read More

Terrorist - listen book free online
Author: John Updike
Categories: Modern Literature

Considered one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century, John Updike was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and was also the recipient of many prestigious literary awards. A prodigious and prolific writer, most of Updike’s novels centre on religion, sex and the American middle class. Talking about average American people, he once said, "I like middles. It is in middles th... Read More

The Widows of Eastwick - listen book free online
Author: John Updike
Categories: Fantasy, Modern Literature
Reader: Kate Reading

Poet, essayist, short-story writer, critic, and novelist John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, on March 18, 1932. His father taught high school math, and his mother wrote short stories and novels. Updike received his BA from Harvard University in 1954, the year he began to publish in The New Yorker. Updike is the author of more than fifty books. Among his volumes of poetry are Amer... Read More

The Afghan - listen book free online

Frederick McCarthy Forsyth is an English author, journalist, spy, and occasional political commentator. Forsyth decided to write a novel using similar research techniques to those used in journalism. His first full-length novel, The Day of the Jackal, was published in 1971. It became an international bestseller and gained its author the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. In this book, the Or... Read More

The Fist of God - listen book free online

Frederick Forsyth is an English author and occasional political commentator. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and The Kill List. He has packed a tremendous amount of action into his life and frequently drawn on his experi... Read More

The Day of the Jackal - listen book free online

Frederick Forsyth is an English author, political commentator and former journalist and spy. He is famous for his novels; The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fist of God, Icon, The Fourth Protocol, The Afghan, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Veteran, Avenger, The Cobra and The Kill List. Forsyth's works regularly feature on best-sellers lists. Several of his books have bee... Read More

The Odessa File - listen book free online

Frederick Forsyth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels, including The Day of the Jackal and The Odessa File, as well as short-story collections and a memoir. A former Air Force pilot, and one-time print and television reporter for the BBC, he has had four movies and two television miniseries made from his works. Forsyth is the winner of three Edgar Awards, and in 2012... Read More

Avenger - listen book free online

Frederick McCarthy Forsyth was born in Ashford, Kent, England, on August 25, 1938, the son of Frederick William Forsyth and Phyllis Green Forsyth. While at the Tonbridge School in Kent, he was a voracious reader, reading “anything I could get my hands on that had to do with adventure.” He also developed a keen interest in foreign languages, learning French, German, and Spanish as well as some R... Read More

The Deceiver - listen book free online

Frederick Forsyth is a British author and occasional political commentator. He is best known for thrillers such as The Fist Of God. Born in Ashford, Kent, Forsyth was educated at Tonbridge School. He later attended Granada University in Spain. At the age of 19, he became one of the youngest pilots ever in the Royal Air Force, where he served until 1958. He then became a reporter and spent three... Read More

The Phantom of Manhattan - listen book free online

Frederick Forsyth is a British author of best-selling thriller novels noted for their journalistic style and their fast-paced plots based on international political affairs and personalities. Forsyth attended the University of Granada, Spain, and served in the Royal Air Force before becoming a journalist. He was a reporter for the British newspaper the Eastern Daily Press from 1958 to 1961 and... Read More

The Veteran - listen book free online

Frederick Forsyth’s collection of five stories, The Veteran is definitely worth reading. In The Veteran, An old man with a limp is mugged in Tottenham, foolishly puts up a fight, is knocked to the floor and kicked about the body and head with steel-capped boots, all witnessed by an Asian shopkeeper. In The Art of the Matter, a talented young state-educated art expert working for one of London’s... Read More

Kiss the Dead - listen book free online

A pioneer for strong female protagonists crossing multiple genres, New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton has written more than thirty novels, including over twenty in her “Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter” series and nine in her “Merry Gentry” series. Hamilton’s “Anita Blake” series has had more than six million copies printed in sixteen languages and has also been converted into a M... Read More

Hit List - listen book free online

Laurell Kaye Hamilton is an American horror and fantasy writer. She was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas but grew up in Sims, Indiana. Her mother was killed in a car crash in 1969. Her principal work is the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series, published by Penguin Group, originally under their Ace Books imprint and now under Berkley Books. Anita Blake novel Blood Noir, the 16th in the series, deb... Read More