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    • Subterranean Homesick Blues: The Complete Series 1-3

    • A BBC Radio 4 Drama
    • By: A L Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Anna Calder-Marshall, Bill Nighy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Maggie and John had a passionate but disastrous affair in their younger days, but it didn't last. Now in their late 60s, a surprise encounter gives them another chance to take up where they left off. Will they manage to find the best in each other and finally get together? Or will old wounds and an awareness of their ageing bodies deter them? Will the treadmill created by the high-cost, high-pressure 21st century, and their endless other commitments and interruptions large and small, overwhelm them? Or will they take the final risk? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great two hander

    • By rob roughley on 26-09-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Almost Entirely Unplanned Adventure

    • Uncle Shawn and Bill, Book 1
    • By: A. L. Kennedy
    • Narrated by: A. L. Kennedy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Badger Bill needs rescuing. He's been kidnapped by two nasty sisters who are about to make him fight a boxing match against three even nastier dogs. The four most depressed llamas in the history of llamas need rescuing, too. They are about to be turned into llama pies. But never fear - Uncle Shawn is here! He loves rescuing things. He has a rescuing plan, which involves dancing and a mole and an electric fence. What could possibly go wrong?

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Doctor Who: The Drosten's Curse

    • By: A. L. Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    An original novel by A.L. Kennedy featuring the Fourth Doctor, as played by Tom Baker in the BBC TV series. Something distinctly odd is going on in Arbroath. It could be to do with golfers being dragged down into the bunkers at the Fetch Brothers' Golf Spa Hotel, never to be seen again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • very Douglas Adamsy

    • By John Telfer on 24-01-17

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Blue Book

    • By: A. L. Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Elizabeth Barber is crossing the Atlantic by liner with her perfectly adequate boyfriend, Derek, who might be planning to propose. In fleeing the UK - temporarily - Elizabeth may also be in flight from her past and the charismatic Arthur, once her partner in what she came to see as a series of crimes. Together they acted as fake mediums, perfecting the arcane skills practised by effective frauds. Elizabeth finally rejected what once seemed an intoxicating game. Arthur continued his search for the right way to do wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tour de force

    • By Pj on 28-07-12

    Regular price: £24.09

    • The Little Snake

    • By: A. L. Kennedy
    • Narrated by: A. L. Kennedy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is the story of Mary, a young girl born in a beautiful city full of rose gardens and fluttering kites. When she is still very small, Mary meets Lanmo, a shining golden snake, who becomes her very best friend. The snake visits Mary many times; he sees her city change, become sadder as bombs drop and war creeps in. He sees Mary and her family leave their home, he sees her grow up and he sees her fall in love. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic story

    • By Anne Fraser on 30-12-18

    Regular price: £20.99

    • The Good, the Bad, and the Merc

    • Even More Stories from the Four Horsemen Universe (The Revelations Cycle, Volume 8)
    • By: Chris Kennedy, Mark Wandrey, Kacey Ezell, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    It's the 22nd century. Humanity has taken its first steps into the galaxy, and we've found ourselves in a vast playground of alien races, environments, and cultures. As the newest players on the universal stage, though, our position is readily apparent - we're at the bottom of the food chain.   

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Day

    • By: A. L. Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Now, in 1949, employed as an extra in a war film that echoes his real experience, Alfred Day begins to recall what he would rather forget.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy Crimminy Unusual Adventure

    • By: A. L. Kennedy
    • Narrated by: A. L. Kennedy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The second book in a hilarious, heartwarming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A. L. Kennedy. Badger Bill loves his best friend, Uncle Shawn. But he has started to notice that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual. Dr P'Klawz hates Uncle Shawn. He has also noticed that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual - pajimminy crimminy unusual, in fact. It looks like Badger Bill is going to need a plan, or Uncle Shawn might be sent to the Maximum Security Institute of Unusualness forever. But all Bill has to help him are four bickering llamas, one pirate boy and one invisible girl. What could possibly go wrong?

    Regular price: £13.99