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    • Hyperion

    • By: Dan Simmons
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Allyson Johnson, Kevin Pariseau, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,649
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,436
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,433

    On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship it. There are those who fear it. And there are those who have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for them all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastic combination

    • By Mr. S. Gibson on 15-08-10

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Sex at Dawn

    • How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships
    • By: Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson, Jonathan Davis, Christopher Ryan (Preface)
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 480
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 417
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411

    Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science - as well as religious and cultural institutions - has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. But this narrative is collapsing....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good ideas presented in a suboptimal way

    • By Ekaterina Banina on 27-05-16

    Regular price: £22.89

    • On Basilisk Station

    • Honor Harrington, Book 1
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    Having made a superior look a fool, Honor Harrington has been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin. Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship's humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station. The aborigines of the system's only habitable planet are smoking homicide-inducing hallucinogens.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very good production of a good Space Opera

    • By Jernau Gurgeh on 15-05-09

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Short Victorious War

    • Honor Harrington, Book 3
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    The rulers of the People's Republic of Haven are in trouble and revolt is brewing, so it's high time for a short victorious war. But Honor Harrington is going to give them a war that's neither short nor victorious.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • spectacular

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-08-17

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Honor of the Queen

    • Honor Harrington, Book 2
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    It's hard to give peace a chance when the other side regards conquest as the only option and a sneak attack as the best means to that end. That's why the Kingdom of Manticore needs allies against the Republic of Haven, and the planet Grayson is strategically situated to make a very good ally indeed. But Her Majesty’s Foreign Office overlooked a “minor cultural difference” when they chose Honor Harrington to carry the flag: women on the planet of Grayson are without rank or rights and Honor’s mere presence is an intolerable affront to every male on the planet.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A pretty good second showing

    • By Rag71 on 08-03-10

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Uncompromising Honor

    • Honor Harrington, Book 14
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    The Solarian League's navy counts its superdreadnoughts by the thousands. Not even its own government knows how enormous its economy truly is. And for hundreds of years, the League has borne the banner of human civilization, been the ideal to which humanity aspires in its diaspora across the galaxy. But the bureaucrats known as the "Mandarins," who rule today's League, are not the men and women who founded it so long ago. They are corrupt, venal, accountable to no one...and they've decided the upstart Star Kingdom of Manticore must be destroyed.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fitting end to this chapter of a wonderful story

    • By fred jones on 15-12-18

    Regular price: £36.69

    • Flag in Exile

    • Honor Harrington, Book 5
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Two irresistible forces are rushing together to crush the planet Grayson between them, and only one woman, uncertain of her capabilities, weary unto death, and marked for murder -stands between her adopted planet and its devastation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Amazon Customer on 30-08-17

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Field of Dishonor

    • Honor Harrington, Book 4
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    The People's Republic of Haven's sneak attack on the Kingdom of Manticore has failed. The Peeps are in disarray, their leaders fighting for power in bloody revolution, and the Royal Manticoran Navy stands victorious.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • cried like a baby

    • By Amazon Customer on 14-08-17

    Regular price: £22.89

    • A Rising Thunder

    • Honor Harrington, Book 13
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Peril and strife strike on a double front for Honor Harrington and company. After a brutal attack on the Manticoran home system, Honor Harrington and the Star Kingdom she serves battle back against a new, technologically powerful, and utterly nefarious enemy. And as if that weren’t task enough, Honor must also face down a centuries-old nemesis in the crumbling, but still mighty, Solarian League.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, good narration

    • By Donn Edwards on 24-03-12

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Ashes of Victory

    • Honor Harrington, Book 9
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    The People's Republic of Haven made a tiny mistake when it announced the execution of Honor Harrington. It seemed safe enough. After all, she was already dead. Unfortunately, they were wrong. Now Honor has escaped from the prison planet called Hell and returned to the Manticoran Alliance with a few friends. Almost half a million of them, to be precise including some who know what really happened when the Committee of Public Safety seized power in the PRH.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • what a spectacular universe

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-11-17

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The History of White People

    • By: Nell Irvin Painter
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    A mind-expanding and myth-destroying exploration of notions of white race—not merely a skin color but also a signal of power, prestige, and beauty to be withheld and granted selectively. Ever since the Enlightenment, race theory and its inevitable partner, racism, have followed a crooked road, constructed by dominant peoples to justify their domination of others. Filling a huge gap in historical literature that long focused on the non-white, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter guides us through more than two thousand years of Western civilization, tracing not only the invention of the idea of race but also the frequent worship of “whiteness” for economic, social, scientific, and political ends.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Meh

    • By Teleica K. on 29-05-16

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Zero G

    • By: Dan Wells
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller, Margaret Ying Drake, Josh Hurley, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Twelve-year-old Zero is traveling with 20,000 people for 105 years to colonize a new planet. Everyone is in stasis, so they'll be safe during the trip, but when Zero's pod malfunctions it wakes him early, like 105 years early. At first he's excited to be the only one awake - he has the entire ship to himself, so he can go anywhere and see and do and eat anything he wants - but when a family of space pirates show up, trying to hijack the ship and kidnap the colonizers, Zero has to think fast and find a way to stop them all on his own.

    Regular price: £5.49

    • Echoes of Honor

    • Honor Harrington, Book 8
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 27 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    For eight years, Commodore Honor Harrington was in the forefront of the battle between the Star Kingdom of Manticore and the powerful People's Republic of Haven. Then she was captured and publicly executed. But Honor is far from dead, what's more, she's going home and taking her people with her.

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Citizen

    • An American Lyric
    • By: Claudia Rankine
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 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

    Claudia Rankine's bold new audiobook recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in 21st-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, online, on TV - everywhere, all the time. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ability to speak, perform, and stay alive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Citizen an American Lyric

    • By Natasha on 18-01-19

    Regular price: £20.39

    • War of Honor

    • Honor Harrington, Book 10
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 35 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    No one wanted another war. Thomas Theisman didn't. Not after risking his life to overthrow the Committee of Public Safety's reign of terror and restore the Republic of Haven's ancient Constitution. Baron High Ridge didn't. The Prime Minister of Manticore was perfectly happy with the war he had. No one was shooting anyone else at the moment, and his government could continue to milk all those "hostilities only" tax measures for their own partisan projects.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David Weber is a master

    • By Amazon Customer on 18-01-18

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

    • By: Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass, Prentice Onayemi, Allyson Johnson, and others
    • Length: 31 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Selected testimonies to living history-speeches, letters, poems, songs-offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence; Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts systemic racial inequality; and more.

    Regular price: £35.29

    • At All Costs

    • Honor Harrington, Book 11
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 32 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    What price victory? The war with the Republic of Haven has resumed . . . disastrously for the Star Kingdom of Manticore. Admiral Lady Dame Honor Harrington, Steadholder and Duchess Harrington, the single victorious Allied commander of the opening phase of the new war, has been recalled from the Sidemore System to command Eighth Fleet. Everyone knows Eighth Fleet is the Alliance's primary offensive command, which makes it the natural assignment for the woman the media calls "the Salamander."

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Mission of Honor: Honor Harrington, Book 12

    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    The Star Kingdom of Manticore and the Republic of Haven have been enemies for Honor Harrington's entire life, and she has paid a price for the victories she's achieved in that conflict. And now the unstoppable juggernaut of the mighty Solarian League is on a collision course with Manticore. The millions who have already died may have been only a foretaste of the billions of casualties just over the horizon, and Honor sees it coming.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and a good solid reading.

    • By Ash on 15-10-12

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Honor Among Enemies

    • Honor Harrington, Book 6
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Despite political foes, professional jealousies, and the scandal which drove her into exile, Capt. Honor Harrington has been offered a chance to reclaim her career as an officer of the Royal Manticoran Navy. But there's a catch. She must assume command of a "squadron" of jury-rigged armed merchantmen with crew drawn from the dregs of her service and somehow stop the pirates who have taken advantage of the Havenite War to plunder the Star Kingdom's commerce.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book - awful accents

    • By T. Beran on 31-05-18

    Regular price: £22.89

    • In Enemy Hands

    • Honor Harrington, Book 7
    • By: David Weber
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Honor Harrington has survived ship-to-ship combat, assassins, political vendettas, and duels. But this time, Honor and her crew, ambushed and captured, are aboard an enemy ship, bound for a prison planet aptly named "Hell" - and her scheduled execution. Yet the one lesson Honor has never learned is how to give up. She and her people are going home--even if it means conquering hell to get there!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great series but some flaws

    • By Michael on 25-09-10

    Regular price: £22.89

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