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    • Let Me Be Frank

    • Tough, Honest and Straight from the Heart
    • By: Frank Bruno, Nick Owens
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 39

    Let Me Be Frank is the new book from one of the world's sporting greats. A deeply personal story, Bruno talks about his battle with mental illness, his time inside a mental facility, the impact his illness has had on his family and his career - and his long road back to stability. Now ready to talk about the condition that devastated his world, Frank's story offers his own unique perspective on living with bipolar disorder. His fears, his triumphs and the great affection he feels for the legion of fans he has to this day. His aim is to give others hope and inspiration.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Shazney spence on 15-10-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • 1983

    • The World at the Brink
    • By: Taylor Downing
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    1983 was a supremely dangerous year - even more dangerous than 1962, the year of the Cuban Missile Crisis. In the US, President Reagan massively increased defence spending, described the Soviet Union as an 'evil empire' and announced his 'Star Wars' programme, calling for a shield in space to defend the US from incoming missiles. Yuri Andropov, the paranoid Soviet leader, saw all this as signs of American aggression and convinced himself that the US really meant to attack the Soviet Union. He put the KGB on alert to look for signs of an imminent nuclear attack.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • American accents!?

    • By Daniel Connaire on 03-05-18
    • The World at the Brink
    • By: Taylor Downing
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 26-04-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 44 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Gnomon

    • By: Nick Harkaway
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 27 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Gnomon, written by Nick Harkaway, read by Ben Onwukwe. Near-future Britain is a state in which citizens are constantly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of 'transparency'. Every action is seen, every word is recorded and the System has access to thoughts and memories....

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Wolves of London

    • Obsidian Heart, Book 1
    • By: Mark Morris
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 973
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 926
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 924

    Alex Locke is a reformed ex-con forced into London's criminal underworld for one more job. He agrees to steal a priceless artefact - a human heart carved from the blackest obsidian - but when the burglary goes horribly wrong, Alex is plunged into the nightmarish world of the Wolves of London, unearthly assassins who will stop at nothing to reclaim the heart. As he races to unlock the secrets of the mysterious object, Alex must learn to wield its dark power - or be destroyed by it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can't wait for the next one!

    • By Magenta on 24-01-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Knights of Dark Renown

    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    The Knights of the Gabala were legendary protectors of the Nine Duchies - until they disappeared through a demon-haunted gateway between worlds. Manannan, the Coward Knight, held back. Now he lives in torment. Yet war is coming to the Duchies - and with it Manannan's chance for redemption. But to regain his honour and save his land, he will have to confront his deepest fear. He must ride through the gateway and seek out his lost companions in the unknown world beyond. And the secret he will learn there will tear his soul apart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb

    • By Matthew Betts on 01-08-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Six Stories

    • By: Matt Wesolowski
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce, Helen Johns, Leighton Pugh, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    It's 1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an outward bound centre. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. And the truth of what happened in the beautiful but eerie fell is locked in the memories of the tight-knit group of friends who took that fateful trip and the flimsy testimony of those living nearby.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • best not to try to resolve the mystery ...

    • By Gerard on 21-03-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Classic Tales of Horror

    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Bram Stoker, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens, Sarah Douglas, Ben Onwukwe, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Classic Tales Of Horror offers up fifteen slices of powerful story-telling from the world's great mystery & classic horror authors. From Henry James and Ambrose Bierce to Bram Stoker and Charles Dickens. Read by John Waite (BBC Radio 4), Sarah Douglas (Superman I & II), Michael Fenton-Stevens (Spitting Image, KYTV, Hitch-Hiker's Guide) and Ben Onwukwe (London's Burning, Othello).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully read, wonderfully chosen

    • By Ash Pryce on 26-10-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Monolith

    • By: Shaun Hutson
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    On the banks of the river Thames a new building is being completed. A stunning creation of glass and concrete that will be a new landmark on London's skyline. The only problem is that people are dying because of it. Dozens of mysterious accidents have claimed lives during the construction of the Crystal Tower. The owner, an enigmatic Russian businessman, has links to the site reaching back to the 1930s.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By T on 30-04-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Predator

    • By: Wilbur Smith, Tom Cain
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 131

    The Hunt Begins…Two men are responsible for the death of Hector Cross’ wife and only one is left alive: Johnny Congo – psychopath, extortionist, murderer, and the bane of Cross’s life. He caught him before and let him go. Now, Hector wants him dead. So does the US government.<

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Usual Smith

    • By noonand on 22-06-16

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Wraiths of War

    • Obsidian Heart, Book 3
    • By: Mark Morris
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 381
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 363

    Alex Locke is desperately trying to hold on to the disparate threads of the complex web of time he has created. He travels to the First World War, living through the horrors of trench warfare in order to befriend a young soldier crucial to his story, then to the 1930s to uncover the secrets of a mysterious stage magician. He moves back and forth in time, always with the strange and terrifying Dark Man on his heels, gradually getting closer to uncovering the true nature of his destiny with the obsidian heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tying up loose ends...

    • By ALP on 10-11-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Lagoon

    • By: Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Three strangers, each isolated by his or her own problems: Adaora, the marine biologist. Anthony, the rapper famous throughout Africa. Agu, the troubled soldier. Wandering Bar Beach in Lagos, Nigeria's legendary mega-city, they're more alone than they've ever been before. But when something like a meteorite plunges into the ocean and a tidal wave overcomes them, these three people will find themselves bound together in ways they could never imagine.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent

    • By Aleisha on 14-05-15

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Collected Stories - Vol IV

    • By: Arthur C Clarke
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady, Ben Onwukwe, Nick Boulton, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 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 forth collection of gripping short stories from the most acclaimed Science Fiction author of any generation. Arthur C Clarke is without question the world's best-known science fiction writer, enjoying a career of unequalled success. Clarke has always been celebrated for his prophetic vision, which is fully on display in this audiobook, but there are also many stories which show his imagination in full flight.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Society of Blood

    • Obsidian Heart, Book 2
    • By: Mark Morris
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 497
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 469

    Transported through time to the dank streets of Victorian London, Alex Locke seeks to unravel the mysteries of the Obsidian Heart, the enigmatic object to which his fate is inextricably bound. When a string of grisly murders takes place across the capital, Alex follows a trail that will lead him through the opium dens of Limehouse, into the dark and twisted world of the Society of Blood and ever closer to unlocking the secret of the Heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Time... to un(t)ravel some threads

    • By petitbilbo on 25-01-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Collected Stories (Vol V)

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe, Buffy Davis, Mike Grady, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    The fifth collection of gripping short stories from the most acclaimed Science Fiction author of any generation.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • When They Go Low, We Go High

    • Speeches that shape the world - and why we need them
    • By: Philip Collins
    • Narrated by: Philip Collins, Ben Onwukwe, Eric Meyers, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    In his work as a speechwriter to senior politicians and business leaders around the world, Philip Collins has become well versed in understanding what it is that makes a speech great. When They Go Low, We Go High explores the ways in which the most notable speeches in history have worked, analysing the rhetorical tricks to uncover how the right speech at the right time can profoundly shape the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Liberal democratic manifesto told through history of political rhetoric

    • By Terra72 on 03-12-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • First Contact/The Cult of Progress

    • Civilisations
    • By: David Olusoga
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In part one, 'First Contact', we discover what happened to art in the great Age of Discovery, when civilisations encountered each other for the first time. Although undoubtedly a period of conquest and destruction, it was also one of mutual curiosity, global trade and the exchange of ideas. In part two, 'The Cult of Progress', we see how the Industrial Revolution transformed the world, impacting every corner and every civilisation, from the cotton mills of the Midlands through Napoleon's conquest of Egypt to the decimation of both Native American and Maori populations and the advent of photography in Paris in 1839. 

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Heartman

    • J. T. Ellington, Book 1
    • By: M. P. Wright
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Bristol in the early 1960s: Joseph Tremaine Ellington is a Barbadian ex-policeman who, like many of his generation in the West Indies, has come to the UK to make a new life in the mother country. But the land of opportunity is not all it is cut out to be. It is not just the weather that is cold: so is the welcome. Facing hostility and prejudice at every turn, Ellington struggles to make ends meet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartman b by M ,P WRIGHT

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-07-17

    Regular price: £34.99

    • To Sir, with Love

    • By: E. R. Braithwaite
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    With opportunities for black men limited in post-World War II London, Rick Braithwaite, a former Royal Air Force pilot and Cambridge-educated engineer, accepts a teaching position that puts him in charge of a class of angry, unmotivated, bigoted white teenagers whom the system has mostly abandoned. When his efforts to reach these troubled students are met with threats, suspicion, and derision, Braithwaite takes a radical new approach. He will treat his students as people poised to enter the adult world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • reclaimed youth

    • By G A SHEPPY on 05-07-18

    Regular price: £32.89

    • The Gap of Time

    • The Winter's Tale Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)
    • By: Jeanette Winterson
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe, Mark Bazeley, Penelope Rawlins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    "I saw the strangest sight tonight." New Bohemia. America. A storm. A black man finds a white baby abandoned in the night. He gathers her up - light as a star - and decides to take her home. London. England. After the financial crash. Leo Kaiser knows how to make money, but he doesn't know how to manage the jealousy he feels towards his best friend and his wife. Is his newborn baby even his?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a rollercoaster!

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-12-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Bone Readers

    • By: Jacob Ross
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Secrets can be buried, but bones can speak.... After standing witness to a murder on the streets of the Caribbean island of Camaho, young Michael 'Digger' Digson is recruited into a unique plainclothes homicide squad, an eclectic group of semi-official police officers, led by the enigmatic DS Chilman. Digger becomes enmeshed in Chilman's obsession with a cold case, the disappearance of a young man. But Digger has a murder to pursue, too: that of his mother, killed by a renegade police squad when he was a boy.

    Regular price: £19.99

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