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Fanny Hill

Fanny Hill is a famous, nay notorious, novel by John Cleland, whose heroine is a self-described woman of pleasure. The edition I read was the LibriVox audio version, recorded by multiple readers in the early part of 2006. It is the story of a young girl (she is no more than 20 years old at […]

Chaos Theory

Graham Masterton’s novel Chaos Theory is a thriller whose protagonist, stunt man Noah Flynn, becomes caught up in a puzzling series of murders that appear to be related to a medallion he found while diving. With the aid of a female colleague, whose skills seem frankly improbable, and a privately funded peace envoy and her […]

South Coast, by Nathan Lowell

Nathan Lowell’s South Coast is the fourth of his tales of the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper that he has podcast at Podiobooks. Unlike the others, this one is set on a single planet, and is subtitled A Shaman’s Tale. It follows Otto Krugg, only son of Richard, who is the Shaman of his […]

Nathan Lowell’s Golden Age novels

There are three novels so far in Nathan Lowell’s Golden Age of the Solar Clipper series. I started listening to the first of them, Quarter Share just before Christmas on Podiobooks, and liked it so much I went back to the second (Half Share) and third (Full Share) earlier this month. I’ll get the rating […]

LibriVox book-a-week club

On LibriVox some of us are trying to read a book a week for the whole of 2008. I’ll try to keep a record here of my books. As you might imagine, not all of my books will be printed. I love listening to audio books, some from LibriVox, others by podcasters, and yet others […]