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    I highly recommend this site for high quality free Audio books. Enjoy, fellow Avalonians!

    http://www.podiobooks.com/
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    Thanks Studeo, always welcome..... ebooks sites, do you know Scribd? www.scribd.com that's for downloading and uploading ebooks and documents, cheers, Tintagelcave.

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    Earthcore
    by Scott Sigler
    Science Fiction

    Deep below a desolate Utah mountain lays the largest platinum deposit ever discovered. A billion-dollar find, it waits for any company that can drill a world's record, three-mile-deep mine shaft.

    EarthCore is the company with the technology, the resources and the guts to go after the mother lode. Young executive Connell Kirkland is the company's driving force, pushing himself and those around him to uncover the massive treasure.

    But Kirkland and EarthCore are not the first to find this treasure. The mountain's history reveals two centuries of disappearances, murder, and insanity.

    The discovery of ancient platinum knives, razor-sharp despite lying untouched for 1,000 years, reveals evidence of an ancient culture. If the artifacts are genuine, they show a pre-historic empire that once spanned from the Southern tip of South America all the way up through the American Southwest.

    Wealth and fame lie under that Utah mountain, but at three miles below the surface, where the rocks are so hot they burn bare skin, something has been waiting for centuries. Waiting ... and guarding. Kirkland and EarthCore are about to find out first-hand why this treasure has never been unearthed.

    http://www.podiobooks.com/title/earthcore

    Singularity
    by Bill DeSmedt
    Science Fiction

    What if the cataclysmic Tunguska explosion of 1908 was caused, not by a meteor or a comet, but by a microscopic black hole?

    What if that fantastic object - smaller than an atom, older than the stars, heavier than a mountain - is still down there, orbiting deep inside the earth, slowly consuming the planet?

    What if only a rookie government agent and an uncannily-insightful consultant stand between a renegade Russian billionaire and his plans to use the black hole to change history - or end it?

    What if it's all true?

    For an alternative view of the Tunguska event and to explore the science behind Singularity, visit the Vurdalak Conjecture website.

    Accolades
    * Winner of the Gold Medal for Science Fiction in Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Awards

    * Winner of the Independent Publishers Association's Ippy prize for Best Fantasy/Science Fiction novel of 2004

    "Singularity is a swift, gripping novel with a goose-pimple mix of scary science and near-future action. An excellent debut from Bill DeSmedt - and I'll be looking forward to his next one!"- Greg Bear, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author

    "DeSmedt veers an action-packed thriller into perilous realms of black hole physics. The combination of adrenaline and intellect sizzles."
    - David Brin, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author

    http://www.podiobooks.com/title/singularity

    The Secret World Chronicle, Book One: Invasion
    by Mercedes Lackey and Steve Libbey
    Science Fiction

    Emerging mysteriously during World War II, metahumans became icons of the best - and worst - humanity had to offer. Yet sixty years later, the world still suffers from war, greed and madness. Worse, man's nadir of systematic cruelty returns with bizarre new weapons. The metahumans of Earth must find a way to defeat this powerful foe and discover what lurks behind the scenes - a secret world hidden from our own. Mercedes Lackey, one of fantasy's most beloved voices, and new talent Steve Libbey bring you a podcast series that catapults the classic superhero into the 21st century.

    Book One: Invasion starts the series off with a bang - a set of coordinated attacks by Nazi warriors in futuristic battle armor. We meet our cast of heroes in the midst of chaos: Belladonna Blue, a young azure-skinned healer; Victoria Victrix Nagy, a geomancer fighting panic attacks; Handsome Devil, whose luck is metahumanly good; Red Saviour, strident leader of an anachronistic Soviet team; Red Djinni, the shapeshifting criminal; and John Murdock, a fugitive super-soldier. Watching over them all is the Seraphym, descended from the Infinite to protect humanity.

    As the heroes fend off the blitzkrieg attack, they are left wondering what secrets have erupted from this hidden world, and whether, once unleashed, they can be contained. For there are clues that all is not what it seems...

    http://www.podiobooks.com/title/secr...nicle-book-one

    Space Casey
    by Christiana Ellis
    Science Fiction

    Some heroines will steal your heart. This one will steal your wallet. In the future, mankind has expanded to fill the solar system, but when a snarky con-woman steals the wrong spaceship, she finds herself stranded in a distant galaxy. She is humanity's first emissary to a galactic civilization, and all she wants to do is go home. Preferably, without being arrested.

    http://www.podiobooks.com/title/space-casey

    7th Son: Book One - Descent (The Beta Version)
    by J.C. Hutchins
    Science Fiction

    THE STORY
    Three weeks ago, the U.S. president was murdered by a four-year-old boy.

    Today, seven men stare at each other in a locked conference room. Kidnapped and brought to this underground facility, the strangers are sitting in silence, thunderstruck. Despite minor physical differences, they all appear to be the same man, with the same name ... and the same childhood memories.

    Unwitting participants in a secret human cloning experiment, these seven "John Michael Smiths" have been gathered by their creators for one reason -- to capture the mastermind behind the president's assassination.

    Their target? The man they were cloned from; the original John Michael Smith, code-named John Alpha.

    Soon our heroes -- John, Jack, Michael, Kilroy2.0 and the others -- realize the president's murder was merely a prologue to Alpha's plans. As the mystery deepens and the implications of Alpha's scheme are slowly revealed, the clones decide to stand against John Alpha. The outcome will unearth a conspiracy larger than they could have ever imagined.

    Descent is the first novel in J.C. Hutchins' 7th Son thriller trilogy.

    http://www.podiobooks.com/title/7th-...-one---descent
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    A wee bit of cross posting here to add to the thread

    audio books ( does anyone have a pile?)
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