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    • The Pleasure Trap

    • Mastering the Hidden Force That Undermines Health & Happiness
    • By: Douglas J. Lisle, Alan Goldhamer
    • Narrated by: Chef AJ
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The authors offer unique insights into the factors that make us susceptible to dietary and lifestyle excesses and present ways to restore the biological processes designed by nature to keep us running at maximum efficiency and vitality. 

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    • Disappointed

    • By Bec Campbell on 05-01-2019

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Exception to the Rule

    • The Surprising Science of Character-Based Culture, Engagement, and Performance
    • By: Peter J. Rea, James K. Stoller, Alan Kolp
    • Narrated by: Doug Greene
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
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    Thoughtful leaders are keenly aware of the enormous challenge they face to drive high performance in a world that continues to ratchet up pressure and uncertainty. Some leaders respond by getting tough and establishing strict rules. They get people in line, but they don't inspire excellence. Wise leaders, on the other hand, help their people practice character to navigate their way through the turbulence - without lowering performance expectations. As a result, their people are more reliable under pressure.

    Non-member price: $32.81

    • Mysterious Tales of Secret Societies

    • By: A. J. Alan, Robert Louis Stevenson, J. M. Barrie, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
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    Six fascinating tales of the mysterious doings of secret societies and gentlemen's clubs. A Foggy Evening by A. J. Alan The Giraffe Problem by Barry Pain The Suicide Club by Robert Louis Stevenson The Dream by A. J. Alan The Inconsiderate Waiter by J. M. Barrie The 19 Club by A. J. Alan.

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • Masterpieces of Humour

    • By: Mark Twain, W. W. Jacobs, F. Anstey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
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    A delightful collection of humorous classic tales by some of the world's greatest racconteurs.

    Non-member price: $37.45

    • Unhappy Endings

    • Tales from the World of Adrian's Undead Diary, Volume One
    • By: Chris Philbrook, Alan MacRaffen, J. C. Fiske, and others
    • Narrated by: James Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The apocalypse has ended for Adrian Ring, and the rebuilding of the world has begun. But have all the stories of the old world's death been told? Elsewhere on Earth, there's a plane filled with innocents, and a criminal could wipe it from the skies with a tide of undeath. A young man in Manhattan is going mad with hunger and fear. A veterinarian races to save her animal patients and their owners one by one. A drunk lunatic is driven to self-destruction, craving the undead horde and the absolution they will give him.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Fireside Tales

    • Sixty Short Stories of Ghosts, Mysteries, Crimes and Puzzles
    • By: O. Henry, H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An enthralling collection of creepy and mysterious stories. From classic detective stories to spine-tingling horror and scary ghost stories, these tales will make your flesh crawl.... 1. 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain. 2. 'The Silver Mask' by Hugh Walpole. 3. 'The Cactus' by O. Henry. 4. 'Dead of Night' by W. F. Harvey. 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft. 6. 'Rattle of Bones' by Robert E. Howard. 7. 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry. 8. 'The Magnet' by Barry Pain. 9. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft.

    Non-member price: $134.85

    • Billy's Cascade

    • By: J. Alana Giresi
    • Narrated by: Kelly Corrine Brajevich
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
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    Jane Widen just turned 30 and her life is a mess! She's lost her job, her boyfriend, and her dog. Now Jane has no idea what she wants to do with her life. As if things couldn't get worse, there comes news of the sudden death of her Grandmother Madge. Now Jane must console her dear grandfather Billy, alone after 60 years of marriage. Jane and her grandfather embark on a journey of healing together. Jane begins to pick up the pieces of her life and rediscovers who she wants to be, as her grandfather recalls how he met his wife Madge as the famous lounge singer Billy Cascade.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • A Problem in Translation

    • By: J. Alan Erwine
    • Narrated by: Dan Carroll
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
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    Governing, but not governing most of the nearby galaxy, the Lemec are a powerful species that no one really understands, and this is just how the Lemec want it. Captain Takahashi is trying to understand, but the Lemec try to block his actions at every turn. How can he ever hope to save humanity, and do the Lemec even care if humanity is saved?

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • It's in the Water

    • A Divided States of America Short Story
    • By: J. Alan Erwine
    • Narrated by: Don Foote
    • Length: 41 mins
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    Richard hated being a corporate drone, but what else was there to be in Corprotopia? After losing his girlfriend to the government, Richard struggled with just surviving, but when he learns a deep secret, a secret of resistance, he suddenly finds a reason for his life...or does he?

    Non-member price: $5.73

    • Twenty Minute Tales

    • Short Stories That Pack a Huge Punch
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, W. W. Jacobs, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
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    A stunning collection of the most significant short stories by some of the world's greatest writers. Each story packs a great tale into around 20 minutes of concise and evocative narrative. Perfect for the 20-minute commute, the jog around the block, or the bed-time wind down.

    Non-member price: $93.67

    • Great Classic Crime Stories

    • Tales of Murder, Robbery, Extortion, Blackmail, Forgery, and Worse
    • By: G. K. Chesterton, Charles Dickens, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 54 mins
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    A grisly collection of despicable crimes told by some of the world's best writers.

    Non-member price: $74.91

    • Masterpieces of Mystery

    • By: G. K. Chesterton, O. Henry, A. J. Alan, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
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    A gripping collection of mystery stories, strange tales and horrible crimes: 'The Perfect Murder', by Stacy Aumonier; 'The Magic Casket', by F. Austin Freeman; 'The Shadow of the Shark', by G. K. Chesterton; 'The Marionettes', by O. Henry; 'Charles', by A. J. Alan; 'Moon's Gibbet', by Egerton Castle; 'The Severed Hand', by Wilhelm Hauff; 'The Man with the Watches', by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; 'The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace', by G. F. Forrest; 'My Adventure at Chislehurst', by A. J. Alan; 'Blackmail', by John Galsworthy.

    Non-member price: $34.45

    • Classic English and Scottish Dramas Starring Ralph Richardson and John Mills, Volume 2

    • By: Theatre Royal, A. J. Alan, W. Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, John Mills
    • Length: 57 mins
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    Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from English and Scottish Literature. Here is the legendary Ralph Richardson starring in ‘My Adventure in Norfolk’, adapted from the original tale by A. J. Alan and John Mills starring in 'The Kite' adapted from the original tale by Somerset Maugham. Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950s by the late Harry Alan Towers.

    Non-member price: $6.23

    • The Photograph

    • By: A. J. Alan
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 9 mins
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    A. J. Alan was the pseudonym of Leslie Harrison Lambert (1883-1941), an English magician, intelligence officer, short story writer and radio broadcaster. He was hugely popular in the '20s and '30s for his radio broadcasts, when he performed his own humorous and often macabre short stories. 'The Photograph' is a short story about a photographer who is hired to take pictures of an old historical house. When the negatives are developed, there are some strange and very eerie images on the film....

    Non-member price: $1.55

    • Quatermain: The New Adventures, Book 2

    • By: Thomas Kent Miller, Erik Franklin, Alan J. Porter
    • Narrated by: Roberto Scarlato
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
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    H. Rider Haggard's classic hero, Allan Quatermain, returns in three brand new adventures all set on the Dark Continent. Thomas Kent Miller's novella has the big-game hunter traveling to Ethiopia to search for the fabled Library of Alexandria. Erik Franklin pits him against an ancient cult of assassins while Alan J. Porter has the skilled tracker stuck in the middle of the Boer War trying to find the source of a diamond smuggling operation.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • The Ruby Files: Volume 2

    • By: Alan J. Porter, Ron Fortier, Bobby Nash, and others
    • Narrated by: Alex Beckham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
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    All Ruby ever wants to do is earn enough to get by and stay out of trouble. But no matter how hard he tries to keep his nose clean, trouble has a way of finding him. From spies, to gang wars, hangings, and cold-blooded murder, writers Alan J. Porter, Ron Fortier, Bobby Nash, and Sean Taylor put Ruby through his paces. But in the end, the smart mouth shamus knows that to survive, he's going to need a little help from his friends.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • Mr. Pappas

    • By: A. J. Alan
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Mr. Pappas tells the story of a young female artist who has agreed to let out her studio one evening a week to a mysterious foreigner, Mr. Pappas. She is now anxious about what her sinister tenant might be getting up to in her studio...and A. J. Alan offers to hide in the place and spy on them one night. When he does so, he uncovers astounding and terrible goings on....

    Non-member price: $5.98

    • Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, Volume 7

    • By: I.A. Watson, Aaron Smith, Alan J. Porter, and others
    • Narrated by: George Kuch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
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    A thick fog envelopes the streets of London and nefarious agents set about their evil plots and schemes. Murder most foul rears its ugly head and baffling mysteries confound the good men of Scotland Yard until they've no recourse by to call upon the greatest consulting detective of them all, Sherlock Holmes of 221B Baker Street.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • Quatermain: The New Adventures, Book 1

    • By: Alan J. Porter, Aaron Smith
    • Narrated by: Jem Matzan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
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    British adventure writer H. Rider Haggard's most popular fictional character was Alan Quatermain, the irascible African big game hunter. As the hero of the classic King Solomon's Mines, Quatermain immediately fired the imagination of listeners across the world and created an instant demand for more of his adventures. Now, Airship 27 Productions answers that on-going demand by presenting two brand new Alan Quatermain novellas each filled with a host of suspense, action and, exotic African locales.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Fifty Supernatural Stories

    • By: Edith Wharton, Bessie Kyffin-Taylor, Elia W. Peattie, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 9 mins
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    A gripping collection of Victorian supernatural stories from the greatest ghost story writers of the age. 'Room Number Ten' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor, 'Kerfol' by Edith Wharton, 'A Child of the Rain' by Elia W. Peattie, 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon, 'The Mummy of Thompson-Pratt' by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, 'When I Was Dead' by Vincent O'Sullivan, 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray, 'The Story of the Spaniards' by E & H Heron, 'The Staircase' by Hugh Walpole....

    Non-member price: $134.85

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