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    • Napoleon the Great

    • By: Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 37 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    Napoleon Bonaparte lived one of the most extraordinary of all human lives. In the space of just 20 years, from October 1795, when as a young artillery captain he cleared the streets of Paris of insurrectionists, to his final defeat at the (horribly mismanaged) battle of Waterloo in June 1815, Napoleon transformed France and Europe. After seizing power in a coup d'état, he ended the corruption and incompetence into which the revolution had descended.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth the listen

    • By The Lazy Book Reviewer on 20-05-2015

    Regular price: $46.83

    • The English and Their History

    • By: Robert Tombs
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 45 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    In The English and their History, the first full-length account to appear in one volume for many decades, Robert Tombs gives us the history of the English people and of how the stories they have told about themselves have shaped them, from the prehistoric 'dreamtime' through to the present day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not being a British History buff!

    • By Chris on 03-06-2018

    Regular price: $46.83

    • Necronomicon

    • By: H. P. Lovecraft
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia, Bronson Pinchot, Stephen R. Thorne, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    Originally written for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and '30s, H. P. Lovecraft's astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmic terror that are as powerful today as they were when first published. This tome brings together all of Lovecraft's harrowing stories, including the complete Cthulhu Mythos cycle, just the way they were when first released.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Kate Cefai on 21-09-2016

    Regular price: $66.60

    • Wolf of the Plains

    • Conqueror, Book 1
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The first book in the best-selling Conqueror series featuring Genghis Khan and his descendants. Temujin, the second son of the khan of the Wolves tribe, was only 11 when his father died in an ambush. His family were thrown out of the tribe and left alone, without food or shelter, to starve to death on the harsh Mongolian plains. It was a rough introduction to his life, to a sudden adult world, but Temujin survived, learning to combat natural and human threats.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story!

    • By Lizzie on 20-03-2018

    Regular price: $22.62

    • Immunity to Change

    • How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization
    • By: Robert Kegan, Lisa Laskow Lahey
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In Immunity to Change, authors Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey show how our individual beliefs - along with the collective mindsets in our organizations - combine to create a natural but powerful immunity to change. By revealing how this mechanism holds us back, Kegan and Lahey give us the keys to unlock our potential and finally move forward. And by pinpointing and uprooting our own immunities to change, we can bring our organizations forward with us.

    Regular price: $38.95

    • The Starch Solution

    • Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!
    • By: John McDougall, Mary McDougall
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
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      5 out of 5 stars 26
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      5 out of 5 stars 26

    From Atkins to Dukan, fear of the almighty carb has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades - even the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. But the truth is, carbs are not the enemy. Now, best-selling author John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, prove that a starch-rich diet can actually help us lose weight, prevent a variety of ills, and even cure common diseases.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Change your life with this one

    • By Elizabeth on 11-03-2017

    Regular price: $41.00

    • An Everyone Culture

    • Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization
    • By: Robert Kegan, Lisa Laskow Lahey, Matthew L. Miller, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    What if a company did everything in its power to create a culture in which everyone could overcome their own internal barriers to change and use errors and vulnerabilities as prime opportunities for personal and company growth? Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey have found and studied such companies - deliberately developmental organizations. A DDO is organized around the conviction that organizations will best prosper when they are more deeply aligned with people's strongest motive, which is to grow.

    Regular price: $41.00

    • The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

    • Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions
    • By: Christopher K. Germer
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Over his decades of experience as a therapist and mindfulness meditation practitioner, Dr. Christopher Germer has learned a paradoxical lesson: We all want to avoid pain, but letting it in and responding compassionately to our own imperfections are essential steps on the path to healing. This wise and eloquent book illuminates the power of self-compassion and offers creative, scientifically grounded strategies for putting it into action.

    Regular price: $38.95

    • Frost at Christmas

    • By: R. D. Wingfield
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    With a healthy disregard for rules, he attracts trouble like a magnet. He has a newly assigned apprentice - the unfortunate Detective Constable Barnard - the Chief Constable’s nephew. Fresh to the provinces, just up from London in an embarrassingly flash suit, he’s ripe for Frost’s satire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent read

    • By Moira on 11-09-2018

    Regular price: $22.47

    • Jude The Obscure

    • By: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This is the story of a young country workman obsessed by his ambition to become an Oxford student, interwoven with his fraught relationships with two women.

    Regular price: $31.45

    • Morning Frost

    • By: James Henry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    November 5th, 1982. It's been one of the worst days of Detective Sergeant Jack Frost's life. He has buried his wife Mary, and must now endure the wake, attended by all of Denton's finest. All, that is, apart from DC Sue Clark, who spends the night chasing a bogus tip-off, before being summoned to the discovery of a human foot. And the night gets worse. Local entrepreneur Harry Baskin is shot inside his club, an off-licence is set on fire and a famous painting goes missing. And Superintendant Mullett's attempts to join the Freemasons are being rudely thwarted.

    Regular price: $22.61

    • Empire of Silver

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The eagerly awaited 4th novel in the bestselling Conqueror series, continuing the life and adventures of the mighty Khan dynasty. Genghis Khan is dead, but his legend and his legacy live on. His son Ogedai has built a white city on a great plain and made a capital for the new nation. Now the armies have gathered to see which of Genghis' sons has the strength to be khan.

    Regular price: $22.62

    • First Frost

    • By: James Henry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Denton, 1981. Britain is in recession, the IRA is becoming increasingly active and the country’s on alert for an outbreak of rabies. Detective Sergeant Jack Frost is working under his mentor, DI Bert Williams, and coping badly with his increasingly strained marriage. Superintendent Stanley Mullett has been at Denton for only six months and is desperately trying to restore order within the chronically depleted ranks, while refurbishing the dilapidated Eagle Lane HQ.

    Regular price: $22.61

    • Winter Frost

    • By: R. D. Wingfield
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Winter in Denton is a busy time for DI Jack Frost, whose unsolved crime figures are mounting. A serial killer is murdering local prostitutes; armed robbery; a ram raid at a jewellers and a buried skeleton is uncovered. But Frost's main concern is for the safety of a missing schoolgirl. The dead body of another little girl from the same school is found... Frost's prime suspect, strongly protesting his innocence, hangs himself in his cell, leaving a note blaming Frost for driving him to suicide.

    Regular price: $23.66

    • Never Say No to a Rock Star

    • In the Studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger and More...
    • By: Glenn Berger
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1974, at the age of 17, author Glenn Berger served as "schlepper" and apprentice to the legendary recording engineer Phil Ramone at New York City's A&R Studios, and was witness to music history on an almost daily and nightly basis as pop and rock icons such as Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Frank Sinatra, Burt Bacharach, Bette Midler, and James Brown performed their hit-making magic, honed their sound, strutted their stuff, bared their souls, and threw epic tantrums.

    Regular price: $40.61

    • One Corpse Too Many

    • The Second Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In the summer of 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden to the bloody battlefield. Not far from the safety of the Abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle falls, leaving its ninety-four defenders loyal to the empress to hang as traitors. With a heavy heart, Brother Cadfael agrees to bury the dead, only to make a grisly discovery: 95 bodies lie in a row, and the extra corpse tells Cadfael that the killer is both clever and ruthless. But one death among so many seems unimportant to all but the good Benedictine.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Carol Anne Harvey on 27-03-2018

    Regular price: $26.53

    • Monk's-Hood

    • The Third Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Gervase Bonel, with his wife and servants, is a guest of Shrewsbury Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul when he is suddenly taken ill. Luckily, the Abbey boasts the services of clever and kindly Brother Cadfael, a skilled herbalist. Cadfael hurries to the man's bedside, only to be confronted by two very different surprises. In Master Bonel's wife, the good monk recognises Richildis, whom he loved many years ago before he took his vows. And Master Bonel has been fatally poisoned by a dose of deadly monk's-hood oil from Cadfael's herbarium.

    Regular price: $26.53

    • A Morbid Taste For Bones

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    In 1137 the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey has decided to acquire the remains of Saint Winifred for his Benedictine order. Brother Cadfael is part of the expedition sent to her final resting place in Wales, where they find the villagers passionately divided by the Benedictines' offer for the saint's relics. Canny, wise and all too worldly, Cadfael isn't surprised when this taste for bones leads to bloody murder. The leading opponent to moving the grave has been shot dead with a mysterious arrow, and some say Winifred herself dealt the blow.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Get correct pronunciations before you start to record.

    • By mrsvee on 25-08-2016

    Regular price: $26.53

    • What the Hell Did I Just Read

    • A Novel of Cosmic Horror
    • By: David Wong
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
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      5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    While investigating a fairly straightforward case of a shape-shifting interdimensional child predator, Dave, John, and Amy realized there might actually be something weird going on. Together, they navigate a diabolically convoluted maze of illusions, lies, and their own incompetence in an attempt to uncover a terrible truth they - like you - would be better off not knowing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun book

    • By Julie on 23-05-2018

    Regular price: $36.54

    • Clips from a Life

    • By: Denis Norden
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
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    This fantastic audiobook includes a wonderful interview conducted by Maggie Norden with her father asking him to recount for us all the wonderful anecdotes that Denis writes about in the book. Reminsicing these memories conjures up a very amusing and touching half hour interview before Denis hands over to Stephen Thorne or as Denis puts it "an old friend-so Stephen...Chapter One?"

    Regular price: $12.72

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