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    • Trinity

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 34 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that captures the "terrible beauty" of Ireland during its long and bloody struggle for freedom. It is the electrifying story of an idealistic young Catholic rebel and the valiant and beautiful Protestant girl who defied her heritage to join his cause. It is a tale of love and danger, of triumph at an unthinkable cost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First class

    • By Kevin barlow on 15-11-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Harvest

    • By: Jim Crace
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75

    As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat. Over the course of seven days, Walter Thirsk sees his hamlet unmade: the manor house set on fire, the harvest blackened, three new arrivals punished, and his neighbours accused of witchcraft. But something even darker is at the heart of his story, and he will be the only man left to tell it…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good (maybe great) book poorly read

    • By Peter Hope-Jones on 15-12-13

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Fingal O'Reilly, Irish Doctor

    • An Irish Country Novel
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Fans of Taylor's best-selling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Newly married to his once long-lost sweetheart, he's ready to settle into domestic bliss, but there's always something requiring his attention, be it a riding accident, a difficult patient with a worrisome heart condition, a spot of grouse-hunting, or even some tricky shenanigans at the local dog races.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • An Irish Country Practice

    • An Irish Country Novel
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Once, not too long ago, there was just a single Irish country doctor tending to the lively little village of Ballybucklebo: Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly. Now his thriving practice is growing by leaps and bounds. Not only has O'Reilly taken a new trainee under his wing, Doctor Connor Nelson, he's also added a spirited Labrador puppy to his ever-expanding household at Number One Main Street. Meanwhile, his trusted partner, young Doctor Barry Laverty, finds himself wondering if he's truly ready to settle down and start a family with his lovely fiancée, Sue.

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The 13th Apostle

    • A Novel of a Dublin Family, Michael Collins, and the Irish Uprising
    • By: Dermot McEvoy
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    On Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, the first great revolution of the twentieth century began as working-class men and women occupied buildings throughout Dublin, Ireland, including the general post office on O’Connell Street. Among the commoners in the GPO was a young staff captain of the Irish Volunteers named Michael Collins. He was joined a day later by a fourteen-year-old messenger boy, Eoin Kavanagh.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed feelings

    • By Pamela Hughes on 06-05-15
    • A Novel of a Dublin Family, Michael Collins, and the Irish Uprising
    • By: Dermot McEvoy
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 14-02-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

    Regular price: £28.99

    • An Irish Country Courtship

    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    After less than a year, young Barry Laverty, M.B., is settling in to the village, with only a few months to go before he becomes a full partner in the practice. He's looking forward to becoming a fixture in the community, until an unexpected romantic reversal gives him second thoughts. Will he truly be happy tending to routine coughs and colds for the rest of his career? After all, even when a more challenging case comes along, like a rare tropical disease, all he can do is pass it on to a qualified specialist or big-city hospital. Is running a humble GP's shop all he wants out of life?

    Regular price: £27.19

    • An Irish Country Doctor

    • A Novel
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Barry Laverty, M.B., can barely find the village of Ballybucklebo on a map when he first sets out to seek gainful employment there, but already he knows that there is nowhere he would rather live than in the emerald hills and dales of Northern Ireland. The proud owner of a spanking-new medical degree and little else in the way of worldly possessions, Barry jumps at the chance to secure a position as an assistant in a small rural practice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Go back in time

    • By Jude on 07-09-12

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Home Is the Sailor

    • An Irish Country Doctor Story
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Fans of Patrick Taylor’s best-selling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo. But there was a time, shortly after arriving in Ballybucklebo, that Dr. O'Reilly was not widely accepted by the villagers. This touching short story tell of how O'Reilly, with a little help, began to overcome their objections.

    Regular price: £1.89

    • An Irish Country Wedding

    • Irish Country, Book 7
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Love is in the air in the colourful Ulster village of Ballybucklebo, where Dr. Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly has finally proposed to the darling of his youth, Kitty O’Hallorhan. There’s a wedding to be planned, but before O’Reilly can make it to the altar, he and his young colleague, Barry Laverty, M.B., must deal with the usual round of eccentric patients—and crises both large and small. Being a G.P. in a place like Ballybucklebo often means more than simply splinting broken bones and tending to aches and pains.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book makes me happy

    • By Matthew on 04-05-13

    Regular price: £27.19

    • An Irish Country Love Story

    • A Novel
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    It's the winter of 1967, and snow is on the ground in the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, but the chilly weather can't stop love from warming hearts all over the county. Not just the love between a man and woman, as with young doctor Barry Laverty and his fiancée, Sue Nolan, who are making plans to start a new life together, but also the love of an ailing pensioner for a faithful dog that's gone missing, the love of the local gentry for the great estate they are on the verge of losing, or Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly's love for his longtime home and practice.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • An Irish Country Christmas

    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Barry Laverty, M.B., is looking forward to his first Christmas in the cozy village of Ballybucklebo, at least until he learns that his sweetheart, Patricia, might not be coming home for the holidays. That unhappy prospect dampens his spirits somewhat, but Barry has little time to dwell on his romantic disappointments. Christmas may be drawing nigh, but there is little peace to be found on earth, especially for a young doctor plying his trade in the emerald hills and glens of rural Ireland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gentle and sweet

    • By Joanna-Bear on 27-03-17

    Regular price: £29.59

    • Fishing the Sloe-Black River

    • By: Colum McCann
    • Narrated by: Clodagh Bowyer, Tim Smallwood, Paul Nugent, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The short fiction of Colum McCann documents a dizzying cast of characters in exile, loss, love, and displacement. There is the worn boxing champion who steals clothes from a New Orleans laundromat, the rumored survivor of Hiroshima who immigrates to the tranquil coast of Western Ireland, the Irishwoman who journeys through America in search of silence and solitude.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War

    • An Irish Country Novel
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Long before Doctor Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly became a fixture in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, he was a young M.B. with plans to marry midwife Dierdre Mawhinney. Those plans were complicated by the outbreak of World War II and the call of duty. Assigned to the HMS Warspite, a formidable 30,000-ton battleship, Surgeon Lieutenant O’Reilly soon found himself face-to-face with the hardships of war, tending to the dreadnought’s crew of 1,200 as well as to the many casualties brought aboard.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • A Dublin Student Doctor

    • An Irish Country Novel
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Patrick Taylor’s devoted readers and listeners know Doctor Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly as a pugnacious general practitioner in the quaint Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Now Taylor turns back the clock to give us a portrait of the young Fingal - and show us the pivotal events that shaped the man he would become. In the 1930s, fresh from a stint in the Royal Navy Reserve, and against the wishes of his disapproving father, Fingal O’Reilly goes to Dublin to study medicine.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • the only book I have ever returned

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-05-17

    Regular price: £27.19

    • An Irish Country Village

    • By: Patrick Taylor M.D.
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Welcome back to the village of Ballybucklebo. Come and say hello again to Dr. O'Reilly's odd-as-two-left-feet patients; his housekeeper, Mrs. "Kinky" Kinkaid; and O'Reilly's pets: Arthur Guinness, the beer-swilling black Lab, and Lady MacBeth, the demonically possessed white cat. And of course, to young Dr. Barry Laverty. After Barry's first month as an assistant to crusty Dr. O'Reilly, he has been offered a permanent spot. But Laverty's excitement is dashed when one of his patients unexpectedly dies.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pleasant but lightweight

    • By Mrs on 13-08-14

    Regular price: £26.29

    • The Wily O'Reilly

    • Irish Country Stories
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 4

    Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly made most listeners’ acquaintance in Patrick Taylor's best-selling novel An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches: The Journal of Medical Humour. These warm and wryly amusing vignettes provide an early glimpse at the redoubtable Dr. O’Reilly as he tends to the colourful and eccentric residents of Ballybucklebo, a cozy Ulster village nestled in the bygone years of the early '60s.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • A Lot Like Christmas

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss, L. J. Ganser, Lori Gardner, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    No one could ask for a better present than a collection of Connie Willis Christmas tales. These are amazing stories, representing all the best of the Connie Willis experience: true Christmas gifts to her many fans. They are full of humor, absurdity, human foibles, tragedy, joy, and hope. They both send up and embrace many of the best Christmas traditions, such as the Christmas newsletter, Secret Santas, office parties, holiday pageants, and Christmas dinners (both elaborate and spare).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Christmas stories for grown ups

    • By Dix on 21-12-17

    Regular price: £39.39

    • An Irish Country Cottage

    • An Irish Country Novel, Book 13
    • By: Patrick Taylor
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The New Year brings challenges and changes to the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo. The Christmas holidays have barely passed before a fire engulfs the humble thatched cottage housing of Donal Donnally and his family. Although the family escapes the blaze more or less unsinged, Donal, his wife, their three small children, and their beloved dog find themselves with nothing left but the clothes on their back.    

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Run Before the Wind

    • By: Stuart Woods
    • Narrated by: Rick Holmes, John Keating
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Will Lee ran from a life of Southern wealth and privilege to spend a peaceful summer on the coast of Ireland. But there is no peace in this beautiful, troubled land … Restless and dissatisfied, Will dreams of shipbuilding and sailing on crystal-blue waters. Then an explosion of senseless violence drags the young American drifter into a lethal game of terror and revenge. Now Will Lee must run for his life from a bloody past that is not his own.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Shadows on Our Skin

    • A Novel
    • By: Jennifer Johnston
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Inside his home in Derry, Joe Logan's life is ruled by his tormented father; outside, by the tension and violence of the Troubles. Sometimes his father makes him run errands despite the nearby reports of gunfire. Other times his mother, afraid to be alone with her volatile and war-wounded husband, confines Joe to the home. A bright and sensitive young man, Joe finds solace and freedom in writing - a pursuit encouraged by Kathleen Doherty, a young teacher at a nearby school whom he meets and befriends.

    Regular price: £18.29

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