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  • Jericho's War | Gerald Seymour

    Jericho's War

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated By Leighton Pugh
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In a moment of suspense that will affect many thousands of lives, a handful of people will converge on a barren stretch of Yemeni desert. Corrie Rankin is already a legend at MI6 when he is sent to take down a high-value player in the war against Al Qaeda. This is Jericho's War. The weapons it deploys and the brutal aims it pursues are state of the art. The fear it breeds and the raw bravery it demands are as timeless as the desert itself.

    Berwell says: "World-class"
  • The Cleaner: John Milton, Book 1 | Mark Dawson

    The Cleaner: John Milton, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Meet John Milton. He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd but you wouldn't want to be on his list. But now, after ten years, he's had enough - there's blood on his hands and he wants out. Trouble is, this job is not one you can just walk away from. He goes on the run, seeking atonement for his sins by helping the people he meets along the way.

    Lucia says: "Good but oddly unsatisfying"
  • Warlord: Danny Black, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Chris Ryan
    • Narrated By Michael Fenner
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    When the SAS takes on the Narcos, there can be only one winner. Set in 2011 in Mexico and London, Warlord is based on real events. Series hero Danny Black leads an SAS squad on loan to the CIA and sent to the Mexican border. The old Colombian drug gangs are being driven out by New Mexican gangs and their crack killing teams, called the Zitas. This is leading to a new, unprecedented flood of heroin engulfing Southern American states.

  • The Pillars of the Earth | Ken Follett

    The Pillars of the Earth

    • UNABRIDGED (41 hrs)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known... of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul... of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame... and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother.

    Robert says: "The Pillars of the Earth"
  • The Da Vinci Code | Dan Brown

    The Da Vinci Code

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Dan Brown
    • Narrated By Jeff Harding
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    Winner of the British Book Awards, Book of the Year, 2005.

    A murder in the silent, late night halls of the Louvre reveals a sinister plot to uncover a secret that has been protected by a clandestine society since the days of Christ. The victim is a high-ranking agent of this ancient society who, in the moments before his death, manages to leave gruesome clues at the scene that only his cryptographer daughter and her symbologist friend can untangle.

    Nicholas says: "Enjoyable"
  • Saint Death: John Milton, Book 2 | Mark Dawson

    Saint Death: John Milton, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (390)
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    (365)
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    (366)

    John Milton has been off the grid for six months. He surfaces in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, and immediately finds himself drawn into a vicious battle with the narco-gangs that control the borderlands. He saves the life of an idealistic young journalist who has been targeted for execution. The only way to keep her safe is to smuggle her into Texas. Working with the only untouchable cops in the city and a bounty hunter whose motives are unclear, Milton must keep her safe until the crossing can be made.

    Amazon Customer says: "second book in series"
  • The Sword of God: John Milton, Book 5 | Mark Dawson

    The Sword of God: John Milton, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (202)
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    (191)
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    (189)

    A man called Milton walks into town.... On the run from his own demons, John Milton treks through the Michigan wilderness into the town of Truth. He's not looking for trouble, but trouble's looking for him. He finds himself up against a small-town cop who has no idea with whom he is dealing and no idea how dangerous he is. But Milton is double crossed and badly injured. Unarmed and alone, he flees into the remote Porcupine Mountains with a posse on his tail. His enemies thought they could hunt him down.

    Hard Press says: "Hmmmm"
  • World Without End | Ken Follett

    World Without End

    • UNABRIDGED (45 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    (1394)
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    (810)
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    (808)

    On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius, and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war.

    sally says: "Great for long journeys"
  • Headhunters: John Milton, Book 7 | Mark Dawson

    Headhunters: John Milton, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
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    Bury your enemies, and bury them deep. John Milton thought he was done with Avi Bachman. The most dangerous man he's ever known has been incarcerated in Angola, the brutal Louisiana prison. Inmates rarely leave Angola. Once you go in, the only way out is in a box. But Bachman is no ordinary prisoner. He was an assassin for the Mossad, and he has favours to call in.

    Alan Hughes says: "Great read"
  • Inferno | Dan Brown

    Inferno

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Dan Brown
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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    Dan Brown's new novel, Inferno, features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and is set in the heart of Europe, where Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centred around one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces. As Dan Brown comments: "Although I studied Dante's Inferno as a student, it wasn't until recently, while researching in Florence, that I came to appreciate the enduring influence of Dante's work on the modern world."

    Michelle says: "Great Improvement"
  • The Hard Way: Jack Reacher 10 | Lee Child

    The Hard Way: Jack Reacher 10

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Lee Child
    • Narrated By Jeff Harding
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    (860)
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    Late at night in a New York café army-cop-turned-drifter Jack Reacher orders coffee in a cup made of foam, not china, so that he can move on at a moment's notice.He owns nothing, carries less, has never encountered a female colleague he can't bed, or a case he can't solve.But now Reacher is confronted by a situation so disturbing and deceptive that the truth eludes him.Has he painted targets on the good guys' backs?So Reacher starts over at square one. He sweats the details and works the clues.

    Jacqueline says: "Classic Reacher"
  • The Alamo: John Milton, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
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    New York isn't ready for Britain's most dangerous ex-assassin.... John Milton has finally found a place to escape the bloodshed: off-season Coney Island. No tourists. No special ops. Just peace and quiet. But when a local boy witnesses a grisly murder, Milton can't resist investigating. Milton uncovers a vicious drug kingpin and a group of crooked cops from a notorious precinct known as The Alamo. Against such dangerous foes, Milton's quest for redemption could come to an end.

  • The Nowhere Man: Orphan X, Book 2 | Gregg Hurwitz

    The Nowhere Man: Orphan X, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Gregg Hurwitz
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (372)
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    (349)
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    Ambushed and drugged, Evan Smoak wakes up in a locked room with no idea where he is or who has captured him. As he tries to piece together what's happened, he receives a desperate call for help. With time running out, he will need to out-manoeuvre a powerful opponent to have any chance of escape. He's got to save himself to protect those whose lives depend on him...or die trying.

    Skeggman says: "Great Follow Up"
  • The Ninth Step: John Milton, Book 8 | Mark Dawson

    The Ninth Step: John Milton, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (457)
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    (424)
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    (423)

    John Milton is a former assassin for the British government. He is a ronin, trying to atone for his past sins by offering his services to those people who have no one else to whom they can turn. Milton is keeping a low profile in London when he meets Eddie Fabian. Fabian confesses that he is considering suicide and that the reason for his depression was the abuse that he suffered as a child. Milton offers to help, but, before he can, Eddie is found dead in circumstances that Milton considers suspicious.

    Wickerman49 says: "John Milton is back !!!"
  • The Flame Bearer: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 10 | Bernard Cornwell

    The Flame Bearer: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Matt Bates
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    The brand-new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one best-selling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. BBC2's major TV show The Last Kingdom is based on the first two novels in the series. From the day it was stolen from me, I had dreamed of recapturing Bebbanburg. The great fort was built on a rock that was almost an island; it was massive, it could be approached only on land by a single narrow track - and it was mine.

    Vaan says: "Is this the end?"
  • Let Not the Deep: British Military Quartet, Book 1 | Mike Lunnon-Wood

    Let Not the Deep: British Military Quartet, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Mike Lunnon-Wood
    • Narrated By John Telfer
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    A crippled cargo ship drifts helplessly in the face of an oncoming hurricane-force storm. On board, a passenger whose presence means the world is watching. Only the skill, determination and raw courage of a lifeboat crew and the British military forces despatched to save them offer any hope of survival. But set against the savagery of the Atlantic even that might not be enough....

    clive says: "Exciting stuff!"
  • War Cry | Wilbur Smith,David Churchill

    War Cry

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs)
    • By Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated By Sean Barrett
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    (136)
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    (122)
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    In a triumphant return to his much-loved Courtney series, Wilbur Smith introduces us to the bravest new member of the famed family, Saffron Courtney. Saffron grows up on a sprawling Kenyan estate, under the watchful eye of her father, prominent businessman and distinguished war veteran Leon Courtney. Her childhood is idyllic until a family tragedy forces her to grow up much faster than necessary. As she grows into a spirited teenager, her thirst for knowledge and adventure leads her to England.

    Niels Nielsen says: "warning! impossible to put down, until the end."
  • Salvation Row: John Milton, Book 6 | Mark Dawson

    Salvation Row: John Milton, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (269)
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    (245)
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    John Milton is trying to make amends for a career spent killing for the British Secret Service. He has a burning need to right wrongs - and rewrite his own bloody past. He finds himself in Louisiana - the Big Sleazy, the bayou, and the post-Katrina wreckage of the Gulf Coast - with a debt of honor to repay. Isadora Bartholomew, who saved his partner's life, needs his help. Joel Babineaux, a ruthless property magnate, is out to sink the charity she established to help rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward.

    Fersh says: "A great story"
  • Blackout: John Milton, Book 10 | Mark Dawson

    Blackout: John Milton, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Mark Dawson
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (194)
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    (182)
    Story
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    John Milton's life is about to change. The former government assassin follows a lead to Manila that he hopes will transform everything. But things don't go to plan. He never expected to wake up in an unfamiliar hotel room beside a dead body. And, unfortunately for him, Milton doesn't remember a thing about the night before.... Thrown into a gruesome Filipino prison, he puts together the clues of his betrayal. With no allies and even less hope, Milton must use his wits to escape and take revenge....

    Norman says: "great book"
  • The Lost Symbol | Dan Brown

    The Lost Symbol

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Dan Brown
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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    Overall
    (1974)
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    (1004)
    Story
    (1003)

    Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to deliver an evening lecture in the U.S. Capitol. Within minutes of his arrival, the night takes a bizarre turn. A disturbing object is discovered in the Capitol Building. The object is an ancient invitation, meant to usher its recipient into a long-lost world of hidden esoteric wisdom. And when Langdon's mentor is kidnapped, Langdon's only hope of saving him is to accept this invitation and follow wherever it leads him.

    Colin says: "A SHORT STORY WITH NO TWISTS"
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