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    • Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Terrible Tudors on this audiobook, including why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse, which shocking swear words they simply loved to say and how an awful Tudor axeman kept botching the job. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts and how ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Groovy Greeks, including why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax!

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Discover all the foul facts about the Measly Middle Ages on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out why chickens had their bottoms shaved, a genuine jester's joke and what ten-year-old treacle was used for.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War on audio, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Horrible Histories: Savage Stone Age

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn all about the Savage Stone Age, with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Stone Age people spent all their time standing stones up on one end and rubbing sticks together to make fires.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr
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    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the vicious Vikings, including Viking Gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues. Now in audio format, this bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • Horrible Histories: Stormin’ Normans

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Stormin Normans, including why Norman knights slept with a dolly, which pirate hung up his eye-patch and became a saint and why Crusader ships were defended with barrels of pee. Now in audio format, this bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Discover all the foul facts about the Vile Victorians, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and about stag hunting in Paddington Station. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire

    • Terrors and Torments, Diseases and Deaths
    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Mitch Benn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    >Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire is the first in a new adult series by Terry Deary, the author of the hugely best-selling Horrible Histories, popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and sharp wit, and among adults for engaging children (and themselves) with history. The Romans have long been held up as one of the first 'civilised' societies, and yet in fact they were capable of immense cruelty. Not only that, but they made the killing of humans into a sport.

    Non-member price: $28.46

    • True Detective Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Fascinating, frightening or just plain frustrating? These eight gripping stories show detective work as it really is - and sometimes truth can be stranger than fiction. Hear about the ghostly dream that helped to solve a baffling murder mystery, some clever detectives' tricks that led to the conviction of the 'Laurel and Hardy' jewel thieves, and the crafty blackmailer who nearly got away with the perfect crime.

    Non-member price: $10.17

    • True Mystery Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What makes people want to solve a mystery? Listen to these seven stories and you might decide there are some things that can never be explained. Find out how one woman checked into a Parisian hotel - and then disappeared; why Flight 19 never returned, with no sign of wreckage or survivors; and if the ghosts of Borley rectory can ever rest in peace. With gripping accounts and dramatic fact files, uncover some mysterious events from real life and decide what you think really happened.

    Non-member price: $13.77

    • Terry Deary's Greek Tales

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    In "The Lion's Slave", Archimedes' servant Lydia is the bane of his life. But when the Romans besiege Syracuse, it is Lydia who comes up with ways to help the Greeks.... "The Town Mouse and the Spartan House" sees orphaned Darius going to live with his uncle Alcmaeon, a general in the Spartan army - but he finds Spartan life shocking. In "The Boy Who Cried Horse", young Acheron is known for his tall tales. So when he tells Prince Paris that the Trojan Horse is a Greek plot, no-one believes him....

    Non-member price: $10.17

    • True Spy Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What's it like to be a spy? Glamorous and exciting? Just like James Bond? Find out in these true tales of international espionage. Hear about the Internet spy who hacked into military secrets - and ended up dead; the ruthless emperor who spied on his own army; and the double agent who was awarded medals for bravery - by the country he had betrayed. Discover amazing facts about equipment, codes and disguises and enter the intriguing world of real-life spies!

    Non-member price: $13.77

    • The Silver Hand

    • A Novel of the First World War
    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Breton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
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    It's 1918, and the Great War is entering its final phase. In Northern France, young Aimee has just found out that her mother is part of a spy network working with the British. After reluctantly befriending Marius, a German boy who has been left behind by his countrymen, she must try to help him get back behind German lines while evading traitor she has helped to discover.

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Last Viking

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Huw Parmenter
    • Length: 37 mins
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    The Viking invaders have arrived to make Ellie and her fellow villagers slaves! But nobody at the monastery where she and her brother, Symeon, live, will believe that they are under attack! Will they be able to outwit the raiders and escape?

    Non-member price: $7.78

    • True War Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
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    What is war really like? Here are stories of sacrifices and massacres, of battles fought on horseback and in the trenches, at sea and on land. Find out about the savage school teacher who betrayed his students to the Roman soldiers, the American hero who led his country to independence only to be abandoned after the battle was won, and the football game between two fierce enemies that halted the First World War for a day. Discover how people survive in times of war in these incredible but true war stories.

    Non-member price: $14.35

    • Terry Deary's Pirate Tales: Pirate Lord, Pirate Queen, Pirate Prisoner & Pirate Captain

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    In ‘The Pirate Lord’, Tom is a cabin boy for Captain Francis Drake, on a mission to defeat the Spanish galleons and steal their plundered gold. ‘The Pirate Queen’ tells of Cassia O’Malley, the terror of the Irish sea. Her gang of sea-robbers rule the waves - until she is captured…. ‘The Pirate Prisoner’ is the story of Red-legs Greaves, who has been a slave, a pirate and a rich sugar planter.

    Non-member price: $10.60

    • Put Out the Light

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's 1940 and war is underway. In Sheffield, England, a brother and sister set out to solve a mystery, brazenly believing that the air-raid signals are only false alarms. In Dachau, Germany, two boys come up with a bold plan to bring an end to the war and help a Polish prisoner escape. But when the bombs falling on Sheffield become a reality, and the German boys’ plan hurls them unwittingly into the midst of the action, the children’s adventures swiftly become a terrifying fight to survive...

    Non-member price: $20.21

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