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    • Bell of the Desert

    • By: Alan Gold
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Gertrude Bell had a dream - to unite the thousands of tribal clans in Arabia into a single great nation. Putting her political brilliance and deep cultural knowledge of Arabia to the ultimate test, she developed a plan to do just that. But with the onset of The War to End All Wars, her success rests not only on stubborn politicians who believe a woman’s true place is in the kitchen, but on the Arabic tribes setting aside their differences and fighting as one for freedom. As political bargaining and intrigue threaten to unravel her plans at the seams, Gertrude begins to doubt whether this once-great nation will ever rise to glory again….

    Non-member price: $39.47

    • The Pretender's Lady

    • A Novel
    • By: Alan Gold
    • Narrated by: Elle Newlands
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the author of The Last Testament comes the true love of Bonnie Prince Charlie, her adventures in America, and her lasting legacy. In the popular genre trail-blazed by Antonia Fraser and Phillippa Gregory, The Pretender's Lady, Alan Gold's meticulously researched novel, accurately opens history's pages on a peerless woman who helped change the course of history and whose legend lives on in Scotland today - Flora MacDonald.

    Non-member price: $36.20

    • Minyan

    • By: Alan Gold
    • Narrated by: Michael Carman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
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    In the modern world the old traditions are declining - and so is attendance at Rabbi Teichmann's Friday-night sermon. But the rabbi has a plan to win back his congregation, and prove that real faith can embrace both the old and the new. Instigating a tradition that will grow beyond his expectations, the rabbi weaves a simple, entertaining tale around his listeners that resonates with meaning. Soon the rabbi finds that his congregants are not just talented listeners, and stories of universal experience and the meaning of life begin to take hold of both audience and reader alike.

    Non-member price: $25.35

    • The Mechanic

    • A Novel
    • By: Alan Gold
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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    Germany, 1945. The bloodiest war in history is at an end. Now the retribution and search for justice begin. In a series of Nuremberg trials, war criminals are hanged or commit suicide. Others are judged and sent to prison for their parts in the most heinous crimes of all time. But in the final trial, one in which ordinary Germans are forced to confront their complicity, a leading American defense counselor has to consider questions of good and evil when he defends a simple mechanic, a man who kept the gas chambers in working order.

    Non-member price: $36.20

    • The Jericho Files

    • By: Alan Gold
    • Narrated by: Stanley McGeagh
    • Length: 20 hrs and 21 mins
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    One small, yellowed photograph of a man on horseback. Old files from Stalin's time, mouldering in the Kremlin archives. An Israeli prime minister who seems determined to throw his people into further war. A trail of murder and terrorism across Australia, the Middle East and Europe.... Whoever holds the photograph holds the key to unlock many secrets - as Miriam Davis, a Sydney lawyer, and her journalist partner Paul Sinclair, discover when Miriam's grandfather is murdered. But what are the secrets? What does the photograph mean?

    Non-member price: $25.35