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    • Mother Nile

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
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    Mother Nile is the story of Si, the American-born son of an Irish father and Egyptian mother, who goes on a journey through the winding streets of the City of the Dead to solve a half-century-old mystery. When his mother makes an urgent plea on her deathbed, Si knows that he must make the journey to Egypt to find out the truth about his long-lost half-sister, conceived during his mother's affair with King Farouk.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Trans-Siberian Express

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Mark Sando
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
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    During the bad old days of the Soviet Union, famous American cancer specialist Dr. Alex Cousins is sent by the president of the United States to Russia to prolong the life of the secretary general of the Politburo. While in Russia, Cousins learns that the Soviets plan to attack China. Suspecting that he knows their secret, the Soviets send him home via the Trans-Siberian Express, which, they hope, will keep him silent until it is too late to stop the attack.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By James on 26-02-17

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Finding Grace

    • Captured by a Cult
    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Steve Ogden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
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    When their 23-year-old daughter goes missing, divorcees Harry and Paulie are forced to leave behind their newly constructed lives to track Grace down. But Grace isn't lost, not physically at least. They find her seemingly unharmed in California on a sunny farm the other residents call 'Camp Star'. But nothing is as it seems.... Sinister motives lurk behind the smiles of those at the camp, and the two soon learn that Grace is in the clutches of a notorious cult. Under the spell of mind control, she denies Harry and Paulie as her family and shuns their love.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • New York Echoes (Unabridged Selections)

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Nixon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    Emmy award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon brings her experience as a life-long New Yorker to this special reading of Warren Adler's New York Echoes. New York itself becomes a character in these seven deftly crafted and compelling stories. As in his celebrated novels, Adler's themes in New York Echoes deal primarily with human relationships ¿ the mysterious nature of love and attraction; the fragile bond between husbands and wives, and parents and children; the divide between generations.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The David Embrace

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Mark Sando
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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    In this fast-paced erotic thriller, John Champion, a professional hitman and Angela Ford, the wife of the man who orders the hit, engage in a passionate, overpowering, and memorable love affair. Played out against the exotic locales of Florence, the Riviera, the French Alps, and Manhattan, the two lovers endure impossible odds as their relationship deepens and matures. Figuring importantly in the story is Michelangelo's David, a majestic artistic masterpiece that stands in all its naked glory in the Galleria dell' Academia in Florence and the epiphany experienced by Angela in its presence.  

    Regular price: £22.89

    • New York Echoes

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Daniela Acitelli
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
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    Twenty-two short stories that will lift your spirits or break your heart from acclaimed author Warren Adler, well known for iconic novel turned international box-office hit The War of the Roses. Written to celebrate the author’s return to New York City after 40 years away from it, Adler focuses his laser eye on New York City in these 22 deftly crafted and compelling short stories. New York, the frenetic, tough-minded, generous-hearted city, magnet for people’s hopes and aspirations, is as vividly and lovingly portrayed here as any of the characters.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Housewife Blues

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Lindsey Mayfield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
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    A small town girl from the Midwest is carried away by her "Prince Charming" to the super charged canyons of modern New York City. Warned by her uptight advertising executive husband to beware of strangers, the newlywed cannot repress her small town upbringing and instinctive innocence. She eventually befriends many of the offbeat and quirky tenants in her apartment building and enters into their complicated and sometimes tragic lives.

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    • Torture Man

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Shawn Saavedra
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
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    The caller made it clear - $10 million or her daughter's head. The power of unintended consequences sends the privileged life of prominent anti-war activist Sarah Raab crashing down around her. Fear and terror take hold, and Sarah turns to former CIA operative Carl Helman, a man she has only just met and who stands against everything she has been fighting for.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The War of the Roses

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Dave Giorgio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
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    The Roses met at an auction on Cape Cod. Oliver had just bought a Staffordshire figurine-one of a pair-but Barbara outbid him for its mate. The figurines belonged together, and so did the Roses. Now the two objets d'art sat together on a shelf in the Roses' home-symbols of the passion their owners shared. A passion that united them and now was about to tear them apart.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, although inferior to the movie

    • By Andrew on 25-12-18

    Regular price: £17.39

    • New York Echoes 3

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: John P Desposito
    • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
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    Warren Adler focuses his laser eye on New York City in these 15 vividly rendered short stories, where human relationships are at the center of them all. In a continuation of New York Echoes 2, Adler's themes in New York Echoes 3 deal primarily with intimate human relationships - the bittersweet pangs of first love, the stark reality of regret, revenge, and coming to terms with the past. 

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Last Call

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Robin Siegerman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
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    Eighty-three-year-old Harvey Franklin never thought he would find love again after losing his wife of more than 50 years. Spending his days walking his beloved poodle in Central Park, he has gotten used to the idea of being alone. Everything changes the morning he meets 80-year-old Sarah Silverman. Romance blooms between the two, and they quickly become entangled in a passionate love affair. When Sarah reveals her husband's battle with dementia, things become complicated....

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Norma Conquest

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Robin Siegerman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
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    Thirty-five-year-old Jenny and her 62-year-old mother Norma have always seen the world differently. Estranged for years, everything changes when Jenny learns of Norma’s dire state and rushes to New York City to make a startling discovery: her mother is sick and homeless. Living in a women’s shelter slated to be shut down by developer Albert “Doc” Brenner, Norma is leading the charge in stopping him. When Jenny learns that Norma is dying of cancer, she gives her mother something that she’s always wanted. Will it be enough? Can mother and daughter put their differences aside before time runs out? 

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Serpent's Bite

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Charity Spencer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
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    In an attempt to reconnect with his two alienated adult children, George Temple replicates the memorable horse trek through the forbidding Yellowstone wilderness they had enjoyed 20 years earlier. But his callous children, Courtney and Scott, accompany him only to persuade him to restore the financial support he has withdrawn. As they are led by a drunken guide and a venal horse wrangler over potentially lethal terrain, their bonding experience quickly disintegrates. 

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    • Private Lies

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Steven Cooper
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
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    Ken Kramer and his wife, Maggie, appear to have a comfortable life and loving marriage. But their peaceful life is shattered when Ken is taken along on a business dinner and introduced to Maggie’s major client, Eliot, and his wife, Carol - who happens to be Ken’s old flame. Though Carol was once the love of his life and the object of his sexual obsession as a young man, the Carol he meets seems determined to not recognize him at the dinner table. Baffled by her non-recognition, he learns that she has totally reinvented herself.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Empty Treasures

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Katherine Brannan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
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    The corruptive power of money and ambition in American politics begins in Venice where a Washington woman reporter trying to repair a bad marriage suddenly spots a professional jeweler, a key figure in the world of Washington's powerful social and political elite. When she returns to Washington she is shocked to discover that the jeweler has not returned and has, in effect, disappeared. This piques her curiosity and what she uncovers goes to the heart of political corruption on a grand scale; deals with diamonds smuggled into the country to finance a presidential political campaign.

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    • Random Hearts

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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    Vivien Simpson is a happy stay-at-home mom with a young son who adores her successful husband. Edward Davis is an ambitious aide to an important Congressman who loves his wife. When a plane crash brings about the discovery that their supposedly loving and now-deceased spouses were entangled in a deeply passionate love affair, they are devastated and baffled by the revelation. Determined to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives, they embark on a hunt for the truth behind their spouses’ infidelity, guided only by the two mysterious identical keys they left behind.

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    • Funny Boys

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Clifford Edwards
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
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    Even when murderous gangsters are shoving his head into a toilet, Mickey Fine can’t stop making jokes. He wants a career in comedy so badly that he takes a job as a Tummler, a comedian and host for a hotel in the Catskills, a hotel where he knows the very gangsters who abused him are staying. An already dangerous situation escalates when Mickey falls for Mutzie, the “number one girl” of Pep who is arguably the most violent thug in the hotel. Betrayals and politics within the mob play out behind the scenes while Mutzie joins Mickey on stage.

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    • High Noon in Hollywood

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Tom Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
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    When Hollywood producer Zane Galvin’s failed movie leaves him with a $5 million debt and 30 days to pay it off, he goes to unpredictable extremes to raise the money. Joining in on his scheme are Zane’s girlfriend, his gardener, the film’s writer, and the director. The plan quickly turns into a wicked game of switching sides, blackmail, betrayal, and greed. Will anyone come out a winner?

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    • The Henderson Equation

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Joel Schrank
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
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    The people who run the influential newspaper the Washington Chronicle have just exposed and brought down a President through their investigative reports. Flush with power, they are now attempting to create their own choice for Chief Executive. Clashing relationships within the media and in the political arena reveal the motives, insecurities, and thirst for ascendancy between rival factions fighting for power. With rich emotional characterizations, this story tears the curtain from the spin-doctors and sinister figures that populate the corridors of power in the nation's capital.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Casanova Embrace

    • By: Warren Adler
    • Narrated by: Lynn Norris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
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    From the carcass of a Washington, D.C. car bomb explosion, the CIA launches an investigation into the mysterious events leading to the assassination of Chilean dissident and infamous casanova, Eduardo Allesandro Palmero. As CIA investigator Alfred Dobbs rummages through the evidence, Palmero's mysterious life, from heir to the Chilean oligarchy to a fist-raising Marxist and trickster in disguise, comes to light. But what Dobbs soon discovers soars beyond his wildest imagination. At the height of international terrorism, Eduardo fights his war with an unlikely weapon - seduction.

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