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    • Whirlwind

    • The Asian Saga, Book 6
    • By: James Clavell
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 52 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The sixth book in James Clavell's epic Asian Saga tells the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979 - three weeks of passion, self-sacrifice, and heartbreak. When the shah is thrown out of Iran, the nation's turmoil becomes world headlines. Caught in this shifting world of fanaticism, ambition, duplicity, and violent death are the foreign helicopter pilots who have been servicing the oil fields up and down the country. Their one objective is to make a bold, concerted escape to safety across the Gulf.

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    • Whirlwind was a hard listen

    • By Phillip Dunn on 30-08-2016

    Non-member price: $43.87

    • For the Sake of the Game

    • Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon
    • By: Laurie R. King - editor, Leslie S. Klinger - editor, Peter S. Beagle, and others
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner, Simon Vance, Derek Perkins, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
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    For the Sake of the Game is the latest volume in the award-winning series from New York Times best-selling editors Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, with stories of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and friends in a variety of eras and forms. King and Klinger have a simple formula: Ask some of the world's greatest writers-regardless of genre - to be inspired by the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle. The results are surprising and joyous. 

    Non-member price: $34.09

    • Echoes of Sherlock Holmes

    • Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon
    • By: Laurie R. King - editor, Leslie S. Klinger - editor
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin, Clive Chafer, Derek Perkins, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Leslie Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science fiction. All of these talented authors, however, share a great admiration for Arthur Conan Doyle and his greatest creations, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

    Non-member price: $35.50

    • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
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    First published in 1922 and filled with evocative portraits of pre-World War I society, these eight stories from the creator of the Father Brown mysteries recount the adventures of Horne Fisher, a socialite who uses his immense knowledge and powerful deductive gifts to investigate crimes committed on the sprawling country estates of the aristocracy - crimes that must, alas, go largely unpunished due to the greater harm that justice would unleash.

    Non-member price: $30.72

    • Mercury

    • By: Margot Livesey
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins, Nicol Zanzarella
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
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    Donald believes he knows all there is to know about seeing. An optometrist in suburban Boston, he is sure that he and his wife, Viv, who runs the local stables, are both devoted to their two children and to each other. Then Mercury - a gorgeous young thoroughbred with a murky past - arrives at Windy Hill, and everything changes. Mercury's owner, Hilary, is a newcomer to town who has enrolled her daughter in riding lessons.

    Non-member price: $29.96

    • Mercury

    • A Novel
    • By: Margot Livesey
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins, Nicol Zanzarella
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Donald believes he knows all there is to know about seeing. An optician in suburban Boston, he rests assured that he and his wife, Viv, who works at the local stables, will live out quiet lives with their two children. Then Mercury - a gorgeous young racehorse - enters their lives, and everything changes.

    Non-member price: $37.60

    • The Berkeley Square Affair

    • By: Teresa Grant
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ensconced in the comfort of their elegant home in London's Berkeley Square, Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are no longer subject to the perilous life of intrigue they led during the Napoleonic Wars. Once an Intelligence Agent, Malcolm is now a Member of Parliament, and Suzanne is one of the city's most sought-after hostesses. But a late-night visit from a friend who's been robbed may lure them back into the dangerous world they thought they'd left behind.

    Non-member price: $30.06

    • A Chorus of Innocents

    • The Sir Robert Carey Mysteries, Book 7
    • By: P. F. Chisholm
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eighteen days after the action closes in An Air of Treason, courtier Sir Robert Carey and Carey's surly, larcenous, and loyal henchman, Henry Dodd, are back in Carlisle and the Debateable Lands. A Chorus of Innocents ushers forward Lady Elizabeth Widdrington, a married woman whom Carey adores but respects. It opens when a very pregnant young woman rides to Lady Widdrington's tower, crying that her minister husband has been murdered and she herself has been raped.

    Non-member price: $35.50

    • Hot Siberian

    • By: Gerald A. Browne
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
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    Nikolai Borodin has been assigned to the Soviet diamond export agency's London station for one purpose only: to keep in close touch with the System, the ruthless worldwide diamond cartel headquartered at 11 Harrowhouse Street. Recently, the System has been buying large quantities of one-carat diamonds mined in Siberia. But now contraband from the same source is showing up on the market, and the System wants the smugglers stopped.

    Non-member price: $43.87

    • Dark Nantucket Noon

    • A Homer Kelly Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Jane Langton
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
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    Poet Kitty Clark has waited her entire life to see a total eclipse of the sun. News of an impending eclipse thrills her until she learns it will be visible only from Nantucket, where her ex-lover Joe Green recently moved with his new wife. Unable to resist the astronomical lure, she flies from Boston and makes her way to an isolated lighthouse, hoping to avoid Joe. The eclipse itself is overwhelming. When the sun returns a few minutes later, Kitty is standing over the bloodied body of Mrs. Joe Green, claiming "the moon did it."

    Non-member price: $19.17

    • Mardi Gras Madness

    • By: Ken Mask
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
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    While trying to free a lawyer friend convicted of a crime he didn't commit, New Orleans private investigator Luke Jacobs is drawn into an international web of real estate fraud, pharmaceutical corporation misdealing and murder. Mardi Gras may have to be put on hold.

    Non-member price: $10.08

    • A Righteous Kill

    • A Shakespearean Suspense
    • By: Kerrigan Byrne
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A prolific serial killer is crucifying and 'baptizing' the working girls of Portland, and FBI Special Agent Luca Ramirez is locked in a desperate race to prevent the next casualty. The game changes when the latest victim is pulled out of the Willamette River alive, and Luca knows this witness may be his key to breaking the case. When the fanatical killer threatens her life a second time, Luca is assigned to protect the most unique and captivating woman he's ever met by going undercover as her lover.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Bury Him among Kings

    • By: Elleston Trevor
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
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    Elleston Trevor has chosen WW I and the lives of a variety of English soldiers for the setting and characters of this insightful novel. The narrative concerns two brothers from the British aristocracy - Aubrey and Victor Talbot. With them in the trenches of France, we share vicariously in their dangers and discomforts.

    Non-member price: $36.20

    • Caprifoil

    • By: William P. McGivern
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
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    Published nearly 40 years ago, Caprifoil delves into government duplicity and Israeli political tensions in ways that still resonate today. 'Caprifoil' is the code name of Leroi, a French agent who went missing after his partner was killed. One of their associates pursues something called the Saracen Vector in this tale of international intrig.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • Blood, Sweat, and Fears

    • By: J. D. Cutler, Michael Angel
    • Narrated by: Joe Matic, Katrina Carmony, John Podulka, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
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    Visit a world where a wild-land firefighter must use his mysterious powers to save his crew from a roaring inferno. Follow an eco-tourist's frantic efforts to escape an African quarantine zone ravaged by a deadly virus. Meet a gumshoe journalist as she tracks down a figure that'sable to predict the future with terrifying accuracy. And tune into Texas station KRAP (don't touch that dial, there's KRAP on it!) as a pair of down-home country deejays try their damnedest to stop a murder...while they're still on the air.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • Time for Sherlock Holmes

    • By: David Dvorkin
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
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    When Holmes gives up the adventurous life of a consulting detective and retires to the Sussex countryside to raise bees, little does he or his old friend Dr. John Watson realize that their greatest adventures lies ahead - an adventure spanning centuries and extending across the solar system.... For nothing less than human civilization lies at state as Sherlock Holmes finds himself moving inexorably toward the final and most terrible confrontation with his ancient enemy, the time-jumping Napoleon of crime, professor Moriarty!

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Reign of Coins

    • The Judas Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Aiden James
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
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    For William Barrow, 2,000 years is a very long time...too long, when it is a perpetual punishment for betraying Jesus Christ. The man originally known as Judas Iscariot is on a mission to recover 30 silver shekels once paid to him for his ultimate treachery. Twenty-two coins have been recovered, leaving just eight to go. But when his Russian nemesis, Viktor Kaslow, also becomes immortal, the stakes are immediately raised. Kaslow has followed William and his son, Alistair, to Hong Kong in search of a "blood coin" passed down through Genghis Khan.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Grab Bag

    • A Collection of Stories
    • By: Charlotte MacLeod
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
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    Packed with wacky, wonderful humor and shot through with good old-fashioned suspense, this first-rate collection of 17 wonderfully original short stories stars Max Bittersohn, Sarah Kelling, and Peter Shandy, plus some quirky new characters and five brand new mysteries never before published.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Blood on the Desert

    • By: Peter Rabe
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
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    Anthony Wheeler didn’t want the job. When Major Pitt called him into the London office, Wheeler was trying to track down his old mentor, Fairchild. It had been Fairchild who had pulled him into the business. Not everyone is cut out to be a spy - Wheeler excelled at it. And Pitt would simply not accept his refusal. Now he is off to Kaden in North Africa, where three Arab chieftains who had been feuding for years are suddenly acting very friendly. Wheeler’s mission - find out why.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • The Pillars of Midnight

    • By: Elleston Trevor
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
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    Suddenly and disastrously, smallpox strikes the town of Kingsbourne in the south of England. For Dr. Steven Monks, this means the postponement of a well-deserved holiday with his wife. As the sickness spreads and takes its toll, the doctor's own life shows increasing symptoms of another kind of trouble - one dating back to a night spent with Ruth, a colleague's wife. His is a moral sickness, and before it is through, it changes lives as drastically as the epidemic which scourges the town.

    Non-member price: $25.01

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