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    • The Killing Zone

    • My Life in the Vietnam War
    • By: Frederick Downs
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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    Among the best books ever written about men in combat, The Killing Zone tells the story of the platoon of Delta One-six, capturing what it meant to face lethal danger, to follow orders, and to search for the conviction and then the hope that this war was worth the sacrifice. The book includes a new chapter on what happened to the platoon members when they came home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful and though provoking

    • By Dan on 15-07-17

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Culture of Narcissism

    • American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations
    • By: Christopher Lasch
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    When The Culture of Narcissism was first published, it was clear that Christopher Lasch had identified something important: what was happening to American society in the wake of the decline of the family over the last century. The book quickly became a best seller.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Social Commentary

    • By Amazon Customer on 23-01-19

    Regular price: £27.19

    • The Gluten Lie

    • And Other Myths About What You Eat
    • By: Alan Levinovitz PhD
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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    In this groundbreaking work, Alan Levinovitz, PhD, exposes the myths behind how we come to believe which foods are good and which are bad and points the way to a truly healthful life, free from anxiety about what we eat.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Patronizing may be the right word to describe this

    • By Amazon Customer on 14-01-19

    Regular price: £24.39

    • The Tracker

    • A Western Story
    • By: Max Brand
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Tom Fuller - a scrupulously honest fellow, a person of extraordinary physical strength, and owner of a savage horse, Rusty, that he alone was able to tame - is generally regarded as a half-wit. He has been summarily fired from every job he has ever had and even comes to regard himself as a failure. He makes one more try when he is hired on as a blacksmith's assistant by Boston Charlie. Finally here is a job that Tom can perform successfully, and his spirit soars.

    Regular price: £23.69

    • The Haunted House Diaries

    • The True Story of a Quiet Connecticut Town in the Center of a Paranormal Mystery
    • By: William J. Hall
    • Narrated by: Callie Beaulieu, Barry Press
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Nestled deep in Litchfield Hills, Connecticut, a 1790 farmhouse sits near the epicenter of a paranormal commotion. The family that resides there regularly encounters its own ancestors and strangers - human and nonhuman - who seemingly occupy the same physical space in our world while remaining in their own parallel worlds. When famous ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated, they dubbed it "Ghost Central".

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Good!

    • By Garry on 07-10-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Out of the Wilderness

    • A Western Story
    • By: Max Brand
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Peter Dunstan is a big rancher who wants to become bigger, to control more land. So when he buys Dr. Henry Morgan's ranchland that has been unsuccessfully converted to farming, it is his intention to return it to open range. The only stipulation the doctor makes is that Dunstan must retain Sandy Sweyn, who has more or less been Dr. Morgan's ward. Though the man is of age, he is generally considered a half-wit, even by the doctor. Still, Sandy has a fabulous gift: He can communicate with animals.

    Regular price: £22.49

    • Murder in the Lincoln White House

    • By: C. M. Gleason
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    On March 4, 1861, the air at the inaugural ball is charged with hope and apprehension. The last thing anyone wants is any sort of hitch in the proceedings, so Lincoln's trusted entourage is on their guard: Allan Pinkerton, head of the president's security team, is wary of potential assassins, and Lincoln's oldest friend, Joshua Speed, is by his side, along with Speed's nephew, Adam Quinn, who's been called to serve as Lincoln's assistant. But despite the tight security, trouble comes anyway: a man is found stabbed to death in a nearby room.

    Regular price: £32.89

    • My First Summer in the Sierra

    • By: John Muir
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the summer of 1869, John Muir, a young Scottish immigrant, joined a crew of shepherds in the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. The diary he kept while tending sheep formed the heart of this book, which was first published in 1911 and which eventually lured thousands of Americans to visit Yosemite country. My First Summer in the Sierra incorporates the lyrical accounts and sketches Muir produced during his four-month stay in the Yosemite River Valley and the High Sierra.

    Regular price: £21.69

    • After the Civil War

    • The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers, and Civilians Who Changed America
    • By: James Robertson
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Returning to the turbulent days of a nation divided, best-selling author and acclaimed historian James Robertson explores 70 fascinating figures who shaped America during Reconstruction and beyond. Relentless politicians, intrepid fighters, cunning innovators - the times called for bold moves, and this resilient generation would not disappoint.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • On Desperate Ground

    • A Novel
    • By: James R. Benn
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The thrilling story of men and women caught up in the death throes of Nazi Germany, struggling to maintain those things precious to them - life, an end to killing, and even sanity itself. Colonel Johann Faust has lost everyone he ever loved and feels he is going inexorably insane. He hears the haunting voice of his dead fiancée and the demons that roar through his mind as he perfects a plan to save Nazi Germany from defeat and insure a greater and deadlier new world war.

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Murder in the Oval Library

    • Lincoln's White House Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: C. M. Gleason
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With the Confederate Army firing on Fort Sumter, the Civil War has begun - and an invasion of Washington, DC, from Secessionist Virginia seems imminent. As the population evacuates, the president is in desperate need of men to defend the capital. Lincoln's trusted aide, Adam Speed Quinn, and Senator Jim Lane hastily assemble a motley crew and garrison them in the East Room at the White House. As dawn breaks with no Rebel strike, a single act of violence intrudes within the White House. One of the Frontier Guard lies dead in the oval library, throat slit ear to ear. There is a murderer among them.

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Cold Harbor to the Crater

    • The End of the Overland Campaign: The Military Campaigns of the Civil War Series
    • By: Gary W. Gallagher, Caroline Janney
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Between the end of May and the beginning of August 1864, Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee oversaw the transition between the Overland Campaign - a remarkable saga of maneuvering and brutal combat - and what became a grueling siege of Petersburg that many months later compelled Confederates to abandon Richmond.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Lincoln's Greatest Journey

    • Sixteen Days That Changed a Presidency, March 24-April 8, 1865
    • By: Noah Andre Trudeau
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    March 1865: The United States was at a crossroads, and, truth be told, Abraham Lincoln was a sick man. "I am very unwell," he confided to a close acquaintance. A vast and terrible civil war was winding down, leaving momentous questions for a war-weary president to address. A timely invitation from General Ulysses S. Grant provided the impetus for an escape to City Point, Virginia, a journey from which Abraham Lincoln drew much more than he ever expected.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Trail Hand

    • A Western Story
    • By: R. W. Stone
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Owen Burke is at loose ends in the Mexican town of San Rafael. While at the local cantina, he overhears a conversation between two Mexican vaqueros seated nearby and decides to introduce himself. The two men work for Don Enrique Hernandez de Allende at a horse ranch some distance south. The don is planning a horse drive to the north and then west to California, where the don's brother-in-law has a ranch. Owen knows those trails and hopes the don, who has never made the trip before, might be in need of a guide.

    Regular price: £23.69

    • Rodeo Ranch

    • A Western Duo
    • By: Max Brand
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook contains two of legendary Western author Max Brand's short novels for your listening pleasure. The Valley of Jewels: Doc Willis, despite the nickname, is just an unemployed cowboy in Daggett Valley, a place that holds many secrets from the past - including a now-deserted mining camp. When Buck Logan lures Willis to the camp with the promise of great riches, Doc doesn't even suspect he is about to play a part in a most subtle feat of deception.

    Regular price: £22.49

    • Footsteps

    • By: Robert R. Irvine
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A tranquil resort in the sunbaked sands of southern Utah; a pioneer archaeologist haunted by a bizarre ESP experience, whose footsteps would deliver him to the brink of everlasting evil; a strange old woman who lives in a local hotel, spinning tales of dread and retribution; a tower of blood-red rock called Satan's Seat, looming over the town like a monolithic gravestone.

    Regular price: £22.49

    • The Spirit and the Skull

    • By: J. M. Hayes
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Murder is unthinkable to the People - a Paleolithic tribe migrating across Alaska and becoming some of the first undocumented immigrants to enter the Americas. For them, murder isn't merely tragic, it's forbidden. Murder poisons the entire tribe and puts it at odds with nature, the Spirits, and the mighty Earth Mother. A murderer must be found and removed in order to put the world back in balance.

    Regular price: £22.49

    • Shares

    • By: A. W. Gray
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This crime fiction novel from the author of the Bino Phillips series follows former Dallas police officer Frank White as he matches wits with an attractive ex-convict, who tries to entrap him in a kidnapping plot through which she hopes to beat the system. Facing a counterfeiting scheme, double crosses, and murder, White must summon all his skills as a detective to hunt down the conspirators and bring them to justice.

    Regular price: £25.69

    • The Big Both Ways

    • By: John Straley
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Straley brings his storytelling abilities to a new level in this completely original period crime story. It's 1935, and Slip Wilson, rattled by the gruesome accidental death of a coworker, has quit his job at a logging camp, hoping to make a clean start in Seattle. But along the way he rescues a woman and her young niece from their car in a ditch, and his life takes a hard turn. The woman, Ellie Hobbes, is an anarchist with big dreams - but first, she has to take care of that pesky dead body in the trunk of her car.

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Size

    • By: A. W. Gray
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This hard-boiled tale from A. W. Gray takes its title from its hero, con artist and poker player Sizemore Brandon, a gentle if criminal giant and sidekick to Pecos Jimmy, a Dallas racketeer majoring in gambling. When Size is called to testify against his boss, Jimmy decides the time has come to dispense with his services permanently. The stakes are high, and Size will have to play his cards right if he is to come out on top in the seamy underbelly of Texas.

    Regular price: £19.29

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