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    • The Death of Grass

    • By: John Christopher
    • Narrated by: William Gaminara
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 157

    A viral strain has attacked rice crops in East Asia causing massive famine; soon a mutation appears which infects the staple crops of West Asia and Europe such as wheat and barley, threatening a worldwide famine. Christopher's classic post-apocalyptic novel follows the struggles of architect John Custance and his family as they make their way across an England that is rapidly descending into anarchy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The end of the world as seen from the 1950's

    • By Charles on 18-08-11

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The White Mountains

    • Tripods Series, Book 1
    • By: John Christopher
    • Narrated by: William Gaminara
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    In the first book of John Christopher's classic series, it is the year 2100, and the world is controlled by the machines called Tripods. Life goes on largely as it had in the pre-industrial era, as all of humanity is subject to mental controls which prevent anyone from challenging the established order.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Saw the TV programme as a kid in 80's

    • By karl on 14-09-13

    Regular price: £8.99

    • Platoon F: Big Ass Bundle (Platoon F eBook Bundle 3)

    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: John P. Logsdon
    • Length: 35 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Lieutenant Orion Murphy is facing execution due to a military mistake, but he's offered a deal that will allow him to live. He must go through a physical transformation, take on the new name of Don Harr, and agree to lead a crew of misfits known as Platoon F. Over the course of nine missions, Captain Harr slowly begins to understand what the 'F' in 'Platoon F' truly means. Jump in today and grab nine missions (plus the bonus) that will seriously push the boundaries of insanity, absurdity, and reality. If you're looking for laughs, you'll find them in Platoon F! 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A dicking good laugh!

    • By Jamie on 24-07-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The City of Gold and Lead

    • Tripods Series, Book 2
    • By: John Christopher
    • Narrated by: William Gaminara
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    In the second book of John Christopher's classic series, Will Parker and his cohorts have spent a year living among the free men in the White Mountains. The Resistance charges them, now wearing realistic yet harmless caps, to infiltrate a Tripod city by competing in a sporting exhibition called "the Games" (very similar in nature to the Summer Olympics), in which the winners of the events are to be offered to the Tripods for service.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A whole new world.

    • By S Owen on 13-04-13

    Regular price: £8.99

    • The Pool of Fire

    • Tripods Series, Book 3
    • By: John Christopher
    • Narrated by: William Gaminara
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    In the final book of John Christopher's classic series, Will Parker returns to the headquarters of the Resistance after several months in the City of Gold and Lead. He travels to Eastern Europe and the Middle East to set up resistance cells with young boys who question the power of the Tripods. When they are able to capture one of the Tripod 'Masters', they unlock a secret that they use in attempt to finally wrest control of the earth from the Tripods, and maybe - just maybe - save humanity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Just for Young Adults

    • By Conphused on 09-12-16

    Regular price: £8.99

    • The Ian Dex Supernatural Thriller Series: Books 5-7

    • Las Vegas Paranormal Police Department Box Sets, Book 2
    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: John P. Logsdon
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This bundle includes audiobooks five to seven in the Ian Dex Supernatural Thriller series. Titles include Swarm of Fire, Curse of Fangs, and Clash of Flames

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Ononokin Book Bundle #1

    • 4 Hilarious Adventures
    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: Jus Sargeant
    • Length: 21 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    A hilarious fantasy book bundle! This bundle includes A Quest of Undoing, The Full Moon Event, Bob the Zombie, and Gappy's Gadgets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a fun read

    • By Corina on 27-08-17

    Regular price: £28.99

    • The Ian Dex Supernatural Thriller Series: Books 1 - 4 (Las Vegas Paranormal Police Department Box Sets)

    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: John P. Logsdon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Ian Dex is a genetically engineered cocktail of man, beast, and magic. His heightened senses propelled him to chief of paranormal police in Las Vegas, but it also gave him a ravenous sexual appetite. Snag the first four books in this hilarious, action-packed supernatural thriller series today! Note: These books contain adult themes and language, tons of innuendo, and dirty jokes. You have been warned. ;)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story telling and seriously funny.

    • By Amazon Customer on 29-01-19

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Kidnapped Prince

    • Tales from the Land of Ononokin, Volume 5
    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: Jus Sargeant
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Gungren is tired of waiting to become a full-fledged wizard. Unfortunately for him, Whizzfiddle isn’t one who takes well to his apprentices pushing him around. But when the Fates decide to give one of their infamous quests to Gungren, it leaves Whizzfiddle with little choice but to lend his support. Unbeknownst to Whizzfiddle, though, the quest is only part one of three. They must travel to the Underworld in order to find and save the prince. But getting there isn't easy, especially since they have to bring along Princess Jill Henroot, who is the fiancée of the missing prince, and who happens to be quite a pain in the rump. Worse, the Fates have decided to film the entire adventure, making for one problem after another.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • When the Tripods Came

    • Tripods Series Prequel (Book 4)
    • By: John Christopher
    • Narrated by: William Gaminara
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    The story of The Tripods was the basis of a popular BBC television series in the 1980s, where humanity has been conquered and enslaved by "the tripods", unseen alien entities that travel about in gigantic three-legged walking machines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 'Tacked on' to the Trilogy

    • By Jon on 12-04-13

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Merging

    • An Ian Dex Supernatural Thriller, Book 1 (Las Vegas Paranormal Police Department)
    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: John P. Logsdon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Reese wants to rule the Strip. He's a demon-powered mage with a gang of mutated supernatural goons on his side. Oh, and he dresses like a Chippendales dancer. Ian Dex must stop him. With the fate of the Vegas Strip on the line, Ian and his crew battle vampires, werewolves, and fae. They have to crush the monstrous attacks before the casinos are utterly demolished. Preventing war is never a safe bet. Will the PPD get to Reese in time? Will Las Vegas survive the mayhem? 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By SimonEdgar7 on 12-03-19

    Regular price: £13.79

    • The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: John Joseph Adams (editor), Robert J. Sawyer, Christopher Roden, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98

    A modern short story collection featuring the great detective.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • worth every penny and more

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-04-10

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Platoon F: Pentalogy

    • By: Christopher P. Young, John P. Logsdon
    • Narrated by: John P. Logsdon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Commodore Don Harr is being punished due to a military mistake. He has been physically altered, given a new identity, and placed in charge of the antiquated ship known as The SSMC Reluctant. Follow the crew as they outwit a madman, hunt irritated robots, travel to distant galaxies, deal with an inquisition, and face the distant future of their home planet. If you like warped comedy, ridiculous physics, and more innuendo than you can shake a stick at, then you’ll love John P. Logsdon and Christopher P. Young’s outrageous space adventures.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Death of an Airman

    • By: Christopher St John Sprigg
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    George Furnace, flight instructor at Baston Aero Club, dies instantly when his plane crashes into the English countryside. People who knew him are baffled - Furnace was a first-rate pilot, and the plane was in perfect condition - and the inquest records a verdict of death by misadventure. An Australian visitor to the aero club, Edwin Marriott, Bishop of Cootamundra, suspects that the true story is more complicated. Could this be a dramatic suicide - or even murder?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sparkling

    • By Richard on 19-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Theranos Retreats From Blood Tests

    • By: John Carreyrou, Christopher Weaver
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Theranos Retreats From Blood Tests" is from the October 05, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by John Carreyrou and Christopher Weaver and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: £0.89

    • A Quest of Undoing

    • Tales from the Land of Ononokin, Volume 1
    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: Jus Sargeant
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    A drunk wizard. A lizard starting a nudie magazine. A former apprentice seeking revenge. After hundreds of years of wizardry, Master Whizzfiddle wants nothing more than to sit back and relax for the rest of his cursedly long life. His vindictive ex-apprentice has other plans. With a legal challenge out for his cushy guild membership, Whizzfiddle has 30 days to undertake a near-impossible quest....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terry Pratchett was, and always will be, Amazing! But I think these guys are definitely worthy successors!

    • By Matt on 04-03-16

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Starliner

    • The Intergalactic Investigation Bureau, Book 1
    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: Jus Sargeant
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Two robotic deaths and a grouping of terrorist attacks have just happened on the biggest incorporated entity in the galactic empire. As large as a massive city, the corporate flotilla crawls through space ever-searching for more customers to add to its bottom line. But with the recent turn of events, the very existence of the station and all of its inhabitants are at risk of losing everything. The #1 suspect? A new robotic religiosity that calls itself Starliner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Made my commute so enjoyable

    • By harriet on 15-05-16

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Blood Crossed: A Piper & Payne Supernatural Thriller

    • Netherworld Paranormal Police Department, Book 1
    • By: John P. Logsdon, Christopher P. Young
    • Narrated by: Lorelei Logsdon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Meet Piper Shaw. She's one of the Netherworld Paranormal Police Department's toughest. She's also an immortal, and she's got one hell of a chip on her shoulder. Meet Reaper Payne. He's an actual reaper. Yes, one of those guys who ferries the dead. Unfortunately, he broke a rule of his order, and it was a doozy. His punishment is to dwell alongside the living for 100 years. They're both Retrievers in the PPD. Essentially, they hunt in the Overworld to bring back supernaturals who have overstayed their welcome. And they just became partners.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • A History of the Middle Ages

    • By: Crane Brinton, John Christopher, Robert Wolff
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    A History of the Middle Ages is the amazing story of European man in transition. It is a dramatic chronicle of 1,000 years of political, social, and economic transformation beginning with the dissolution of the classical Mediterranean civilization and ending with the first flowering of the Renaissance. It is also the story of two new religions, Christianity and Islam, both of which were destined to dominate the mind of every person in those new civilizations arising in their wake.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A very good book ruined

    • By Vaughan on 15-02-11

    Regular price: £36.69

    • Theranos Foresaw Huge Growth in Revenue and Profits

    • By: Christopher Weaver, John Carreyrou
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "Theranos Foresaw Huge Growth in Revenue and Profits" is from the December 05, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Christopher Weaver And John Carreyrou and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: £0.89

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