Odd Jobs is a comic caper love story about Mountie women and layabout men, house and family, script-writers and cat-burglars. A modern tale of movie magic in the wrong hands: the Big Lebowski meets Elmore Leonard's niece.
Allele Island is a beachcomber's paradise for a charming little primate named Eena Beena, who tends her stretch of beach-and the hapless castaways who wash up there-as if it were her own private garden. Everything changes when a deranged ape named Prospero arrives with plans to kidnap the island's queen for an evil experiment that threatens the world. A novel of adventure, word play, and high literary nonsense for young listeners (7 to 12 years old).
In this podiobook: Dal Timgar always wanted to be a doctor. As a Garvian and the first non-human to study medicine on Hospital Earth, he must face enormous adversity from classmates, professors, and some of the highest ranking physicians on all of Earth. Will his efforts be enough to earn him the Silver Star of a Star Surgeon.Star Surgeon is the 1959 novel by Alan E. Nourse (1928-1992) and is currently in the public domain in the U.S.Read by Scott D. Farquhar of Prometheus Radio Theatre
In this podiobook: The Gyssyc ship is in orbit above Ulliam; the Task force sent to meet them has been destroyed. Captain Cook fears the worst, the Gyssyc has declared war on the Ulliam. The crew of the Arwen must figure out what happened before a second fleet arrives, the fate of three races rests in their hands.The Arwen Season 2: Ulliam is the sequel to th Parsec award winning novella The Arwen Season 1: Regal.
In this podiobook: "The Best Laid Plans" is a satirical novel of Canadian politics written by Terry Fallis. It recounts the unlikely and amusing alliance between a 30-something burnt out, jaded political staffer, and an older, cantankerous, engineering professor. Driven by a federal election and the life of the resulting minority conservative government, the novel moves between the small town of Cumberland, Ontario on the shores of the Ottawa River, and the nation's capital. While the charac ...
Betrayal by one you love is the cruelest cut of all. And when the Lord of Crisfell betrays it is done on a grand scale. Ashi'mei Candre feels her life is destroyed in that instant, but her love's betrayal goes far further- he is sacrificing his own people. Amongst the islands of Crisfell, honour and clan is everything, but that may also be their undoing. A dark secret from the past will now come back with a vengeance, and Ashi'mei must put her own troubles aside to face this greater danger. ...
In this podiobook: From traditional to experimental in format, this collection of short stories includes mysteries, monologues, literary pieces and mischievous whimsy. At times humorous, at times heartbreaking, the stories aim to challenge as much as they strive to please. Strangers become intimates, intimates become strangers -- the world is turned upside down, shaken then served up with a wink. So sit back and let us take you on a journey to private places and unforgettable inside stories. ...
In this podiobook: The eX-Wife Files Mark Forman's first sci-fi detective short story is in the vein of Philip K. Dick's BladeRunner(Do Androids Dream of Electronic Sheep), Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe, and Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade. Find out what makes Agent Jack Mauldher tick. Is it busting the various Extra-T's(extra-terrestrials) that appear on his watch? The many women that were or are in his life? His love of talking about himself and his conquests: alien and female? Listen in ...
In this podiobook: Every one of us is engaged in a quest in this life. The quest is why we get up early in the mornings or very late at night and leave the safety of our homes and families. We venture out into a world where the rules are different then the rules we grew up with. We find that the rules are different than the ones we were taught in school. We get into our cars. We hail taxi cabs. We walk in the rain. We take trains and buses. We navigate security lines at crowded airports. In ...
In this the final chapter of Odd Jobs, Marty faces his biggest challenge yet.
In this the second last chapter of Odd Jobs, Chick, FitZ, and Donald all have a whopper surprise for Marty.
We open Act III as Marty and Chick try to figure out where they stand, and FitZ has yet more surprises for Marty.
FitZ and Donald share some quality time with the rotweilers, Frances makes a move, and Chick and Marty try to cool things down. We end Act II with a little surprise.
Chapter 13 opens with a surprise visitor to Marty’s garage, and ends with yet another FitZ escapade.
Chick gets just a little too close, and hot, for comfort, and FitZ reveals his new plan. While in the present tense, in Marty's garage, Donald re-enacts some old movie favourites, with Marty as prop and stunt-dummy.
Chick gets just a little too close, and hot, for comfort, and FitZ reveals his new plan. While in the present tense, in Marty’s garage, Donald re-enacts some old movie favourites, with Marty as prop and stunt-dummy.
Marty and FitZ try to dig their way out of trouble, and Marty finds himself the center of attention at an unwanted dinner party.
-In this episode: Life with Donald and FitZ begins to get just a little too real for Marty.
-In this episode: FitZ tells Marty just what he has in mind with his Act 1 Scene 1 shenanigans, and hires a "technical consultant" to help out. Marty witnesses something truly shocking outside his garage.
-In this episode: Marty spends some quality time with Susan, and finds out just what FitZ has up his sleeve.
-In this episode: We ended Act I with Marty and Frances starting their new life together, only to find Chick has returned, and moved in next door. Now we open Act II with Chapter 6, as Marty adjusts to the shock of ChickÕs return, and a few further surprises.
-In this episode: Marty finds an unusual job, where he meets Frances, the empathic Stevie Nicks of the night. Meanwhile, in the present tense, our treed hero tries to make a run for it. We end Act I with a little surprise.
-In this episode: FitZ and Marty go into "business" together, and Chick makes a few decisions of her own. None of their three lives will ever be the same.
-In this episode: Marty tries to redeem himself in the eyes of Chick and her Westmount family. He has his life epiphany, and fate delivers him the perfect partner: John Fitzgerald, the Al Capone of Entrepeneurs.
-In this episode: Our hero meets the woman of his dreams, his femme fatale, that sexual dynamo, Chick Armstrong. A Mountie like no other.
-In this episode: We meet our hero, Marty Drysdale, as he waxes lyrical about his house, reveals his life-dream, and finds himself in a sticky situation.
The final chapter and epilogue
-In this episode: Dal meets with his friend and mentor, Dr. Thorvold Arnquist. They discuss recent events and Dal's future now that his probationary period has concluded.
The battle to protect the Gyssyc ship ends in a major catastrophe
-In this episode: Dal's tasks and challenges so far were nothing compared to the current trial before him. He is forced to rely on the support and judgement of the only person who matters... Himself.
The Ulliam fleet arrives ready to do battle with Gyssyc.
-In this episode: The Lancet departs from 31 Brucker VII. The plague has ended and the doctors have signed a new contract. The warm welcome they expect is replaced by a showdown with Dr. Hugo Tanner.
Kel lands on Ullliam on a mission which could end the war.
-In this episode: The truth about the plague is discovered and the doctors are placed in danger. Dal confronts the Bruckians with the truth, and this leads to a solution.
-In this episode: Admiral Cook makes his decision about the Merriam situation.
-In this episode: The virus causing the plague on 31 Brucker VII seems impossible to combat until Fuzzy provides a possible solution.
The second task force arrives in the Ulliam system
-In this episode: Jack, Tiger, and Dal find it impossible to figure out the cause of the plague on 31 Brucker VII. Until help comes from a direction they least expect.
Fran's theory on Ducket's behavior anger Professor Ricter. The Arwen rescues a defector from Ulliam.
-In this episode: The doctors receive a desperate call for help from a supposedly uninhabited planet.
Captain Cook returns to the Arwen.
-In this episode: Two events shake up the crews' routine. First, Fuzzy suffers a ship-board tragedy. Then the doctors encounter a Tradeship from Dal's home planet.
Lincoln take Captain Cook and Ambassador Simpson on a tour of the ship and makes them an offer at an alliance.
-In this episode: The trials on Morua VIII lead to a confrontation with Dr. Hugo Tanner.
The Ulliam President is powerless to disobey the order to build a Strangelet weapon.
-In this episode: Dal faces his first real medical challenge and learns a hard lesson in the process.
-In this episode: Captain Cook and Ambassador Simpson meet the Gyssyc leader while Fran and Ducket make an startling discovery.
-In this episode: Sparks fly as the crew of the GPPS Lancet meet to begin their journey.
Captain Cook meets up with Ambassador Simpson, and old friend from her days in the academy. Fran meets up with a friendly Ulliam who wants to help.
-In this episode: Dal presents himself to some of Earth's highest ranking physicians.
Captain Cook and Fran head down to Ulliam to try and get some answers.
-In this episode: Dr. Thorvold Arnquist meets with Dal on the evening prior to his review.
The true power of the Gyssyc ship is witnessed as the Ulliam mount a counter attack.
-In this episode: Dal Timgar has completed his training and receives a summons to a special hearing instead of an assignment.
The Arwen arrives in the Ulliam system to find the fleet destroyed. Kel leads a rescue party to the Milgard after a distress call is received.
-In this episode: Maritza is the girl of his dreams. What he wouldn't do for her.
-In this episode: Lissa and Brent need each other. Lucky for everyone else.
-In this episode: A man must get to the theatre by 8. Tonight's performance is just for him.
-In this episode: A girl and her father have been going to the bookstore for years. Together, but not really.