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    • Courtney's War

    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 309

    Paris, 1939. Torn apart by war, Saffron Courtney and Gerhard von Meerbach are thousands of miles apart, both struggling for their lives. Gerhard - despite his objections to the Nazi regime - is fighting for the Fatherland, hoping to one day have the opportunity to rid Germany of Hitler and his cronies. But as his unit is thrown into the hellish attrition of the Battle of Stalingrad, he knows his chances of survival are dwindling by the day....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My First Wilbur Smith . . . Not my last!

    • By Simon on 09-09-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • War Cry

    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great listen ... leaves you hanging for more!

    • By Ozzie Osprey on 06-06-17

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Devil

    • The Leopards of Normandy, Book 1
    • By: David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Russell Bentley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    William the Conqueror as you've never seen him before--the Leopards of Normandy trilogy will tell his story in all its wild, intoxicating, unfailingly dramatic glory. David Churchill does for William what blockbuster TV series The Tudors did for Henry VIII. The devil and his bastard son.... Robert of Normandy is handsome, brave and impetuous--and has just seized Normandy's mightiest castle. But his older brother, Richard, the duke of Normandy, wants it back...and will take it by force if need be.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not recommended

    • By Anonymous User on 11-09-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City

    • The Police and the Public
    • By: David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Lucy Rayner
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook presents a fundamental reinterpretation of changes to crime control in the age of the new police. It breaks new ground by providing a highly detailed, empirical analysis of everyday crime control in Victorian provincial cities - revealing the tremendous activity that ordinary people displayed in responding to crime - alongside a rich survey of police organization and policing in practice. 

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Conqueror

    • The Leopards of Normandy, Book 3
    • By: David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Russell Bentley
    • Length: 19 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    It began with a promise. It will end at Hastings. William of Normandy, sworn heir to the English throne, is no longer the boy Duke but a loyal and proven warrior. Few dare challenge him, but England is an irresistible prize. The handsome, ambitious Harold Godwinson and the Viking Hardrada are both determined to stake a claim. William faces his greatest ever battle: deny his own destiny or conquer the land he was born to rule. History will be written in the blood of those who fall.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Keep your eye on this one, Harold

    • By Paul D on 25-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Duke

    • The Leopards of Normandy, Book 2
    • By: David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Russell Bentley
    • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    David Churchill's The Leopards of Normandy trilogy continues with Duke, as William of Normandy inherits his father's title and assumes command of his lands. Churchill's style brings to mind the vibrancy of Conn Iggulden and will enthrall fans of Bernard Cornwell and Ben Kane.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lamentable reading

    • By d m holt on 04-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • War Cry

    • A Courtney Family Novel
    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    As a member of the remarkable Courtney family, Leon Courtney knows how quickly fortunes can be won and lost. Over the course of more than two centuries, generations of his family have risen and fallen with the tides of history. Leon, too, has experienced his own share of triumph and pain. In the wake of his beloved wife's death, the renowned big-game hunter is raising his young daughter, Saffron, alone in colonial Kenya.

    Regular price: £27.69