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    • Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs

    • By: Paul Carter
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    A 'take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Taking postings in some of the world's wildest and most remote regions, Paul has worked in locations as far-flung as the North Sea, Middle East, Borneo and Tunisia and as flat out dangerous as Columbia, Nigeria and Russia, with some of the maddest and strangest people you could ever hope not to meet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't tell mum I work on the rigs

    • By mr on 26-02-13

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Is That Thing Diesel?

    • By: Paul Carter
    • Narrated by: Paul Carter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    At forty years old, a successful writer, husband and father, no longer toiling on offshore drilling rigs, was Paul Carter happily nestled in the cotton wool of suburban life enjoying the fruits of his labour? Was he f**k! With his manic life left far behind and the perfect opportunity to take it easy stretched before him what else would a middle-aged, bike obsessed, man want? Yes, that's right, he'd want to be the first guy to ride around Australia on an underpowered experimental motorcycle that runs on used cooking oil, wouldn't he? Preferably without getting hit by a semi-trailer full of bridge parts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good book, shame about the language!

    • By Christine on 11-03-14

    Regular price: £32.89

    • This is Not a Drill

    • By: Paul Carter
    • Narrated by: Paul Carter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Picking up right where he left off, Paul Carter pulls out more tall tales of a mad, bad and dangerous life in the international oil trade. Starting with action and mayhem galore This Is Not A Drill sets an unrelenting pace that just doesn't let up, as Paul almost drowns when the Russian rig he's working on begins to capsize; is reunited with his Dad - another adrenaline junkie; gets married; hangs out with his rig pig buddies in exotic locations; and spends a couple of interesting weeks in Afghanistan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent and amusing. Throughly lovely.

    • By Mr. T. P. Bedingfield on 05-04-17

    Regular price: £17.19

    • Ride Like Hell and You'll Get There

    • Detours Into Mayhem
    • By: Paul Carter
    • Narrated by: Paul Carter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Whether discovering that being dyslexic means delivering your lines to camera back to front in the midst of filming a TV series, or starting a new business and travelling the world, or dealing with life's more sober moments like the birth of a son or the loss of a father, Paul Carter is still the funniest man in the bar and the nicest alpha male you'll ever meet as he risks all for the sake of a good story.

    Regular price: £16.39