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    • Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Discover all the foul facts about the Vile Victorians, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and about stag hunting in Paddington Station. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for 7 years olds

    • By CurlyWurly17 on 12-08-18

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Groovy Greeks, including why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good for the gory basic.

    • By Vancelot Varden on 01-12-15

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Stormin’ Normans

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Stormin Normans, including why Norman knights slept with a dolly, which pirate hung up his eye-patch and became a saint and why Crusader ships were defended with barrels of pee. Now in audio format, this bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the vicious Vikings, including Viking Gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues. Now in audio format, this bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and educational, great for a car trip

    • By Amazon Customer on 24-09-16

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Terrible Tudors on this audiobook, including why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse, which shocking swear words they simply loved to say and how an awful Tudor axeman kept botching the job. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • so so funny <br />

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-03-18

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts and how ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Miss C Furniss on 22-04-16

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War on audio, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quite scary

    • By Gary Watson on 19-01-15

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Utterly speechless! Listen!!

    • By Billy on 25-01-18

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Discover all the foul facts about the Measly Middle Ages on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out why chickens had their bottoms shaved, a genuine jester's joke and what ten-year-old treacle was used for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • thoroughly enjoyable

    • By Nina Jackson on 25-08-17

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Horrible Histories: Savage Stone Age

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Learn all about the Savage Stone Age, with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Stone Age people spent all their time standing stones up on one end and rubbing sticks together to make fires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great fun

    • By Wendy on 06-07-16

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Put Out the Light

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    It's 1940 and war is underway. In Sheffield, England, a brother and sister set out to solve a mystery, brazenly believing that the air-raid signals are only false alarms. In Dachau, Germany, two boys come up with a bold plan to bring an end to the war and help a Polish prisoner escape. But when the bombs falling on Sheffield become a reality, and the German boys’ plan hurls them unwittingly into the midst of the action, the children’s adventures swiftly become a terrifying fight to survive...

    Regular price: £13.49

    • Horrible Histories

    • The Groovy Greeks
    • By: Terry Deary, Nick Baker
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary, Brian Bowles, Jill Shilling, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Terry Deary's brilliant books about the nastiest time periods in history have now, with the help of some astounding actors, been transformed into a series of audio extravaganzas. Featuring new, extra material not found anywhere in the books, these sound spectaculars are just as thrilling and spilling, funny and fast as their printed counterparts. Horrible Histories are guaranteed to bring you history with the nasty bits left in!

    Regular price: £8.00

    • Terry Deary's Tudor Tales

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When a thin, pale boy called Lambert claims he’s the rightful heir to the throne, King Henry VII is furious in 'The Prince, The Cook and the Cunning King'.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Silver Hand

    • A Novel of the First World War
    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Breton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    It's 1918, and the Great War is entering its final phase. In Northern France, young Aimee has just found out that her mother is part of a spy network working with the British. After reluctantly befriending Marius, a German boy who has been left behind by his countrymen, she must try to help him get back behind German lines while evading traitor she has helped to discover.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire

    • Terrors and Torments, Diseases and Deaths
    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Mitch Benn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 13

    >Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire is the first in a new adult series by Terry Deary, the author of the hugely best-selling Horrible Histories, popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and sharp wit, and among adults for engaging children (and themselves) with history. The Romans have long been held up as one of the first 'civilised' societies, and yet in fact they were capable of immense cruelty. Not only that, but they made the killing of humans into a sport.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to follow

    • By Andy on 04-02-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • True Spy Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    What's it like to be a spy? Glamorous and exciting? Just like James Bond? Find out in these true tales of international espionage. Hear about the Internet spy who hacked into military secrets - and ended up dead; the ruthless emperor who spied on his own army; and the double agent who was awarded medals for bravery - by the country he had betrayed. Discover amazing facts about equipment, codes and disguises and enter the intriguing world of real-life spies!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • True spy stories from eyewitness accounts

    • By Ms. E. Morgan on 26-11-16

    Regular price: £9.19

    • Terry Deary's Victorian Tales

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    "The Sea Monsters" features a dangerous race between two giant steam ships, the Sirius and the Great Western. Which steam-driven sea monster will get to New York first? In "The Twisted Tunnels", the building of the London Underground Railway comes at a terrible cost for Jenny and her grandfather. In "Terror on the Train", Charles Dickens is involved in a train crash, and fights heroically to save lives and rescue the handwritten manuscript of Our Mutual Friend.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Terry Deary's Roman Tales

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    In The Captive Celt, Bran is a British slave who has been jailed for criticising Rome. He faces execution, but luckily his cellmate Caratacus is a very special prisoner indeed. The Grim Ghost features Pertinax, who is helping to prepare a feast in Pliny's household. The great man tells him a terrifying tale - but there's no truth in ghost stories, is there? In The Goose Guards, Rome is under attack! Barbarians are besieging the Temple of Juno, home of trainee priest Brutus. When rescue arrives, it is from an unlikely source....

    Regular price: £6.79

    • True Ghost Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Incredible? Impossible? Someone, somewhere has sworn that each of these nine terrifying tales is true... Strange, unexplained 'spirit stones' haunt a remote Australian farmstead. The horrifying apparition of a young girl avenges her own murder. A restless mummy walks abroad on Hallowe'en... Look at the facts and decide for yourself: do you believe in ghosts?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "Alleged 'true' stories from eyewitness accounts"

    • By Ms. E. Morgan on 26-11-16

    Regular price: £9.19

    • True Horror Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A girl murders her own father and mother in cold blood. A whole village of people disappears without trace, and all anyone saw were strange lights in the sky. An Egyptian mummy, disturbed after thousands of years, leaves a trail of horrible disasters. Incredible? Impossible? Too awful to imagine? But someone, somewhere has sworn that each of these sinister stories is true...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "Alleged 'true' stories from eyewitness accounts"

    • By Ms. E. Morgan on 26-11-16

    Regular price: £9.19

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