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    • The Fox

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 241

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Fox by Frederick Forsyth. The 18th novel from best-selling thriller writer Frederick Forsyth, the man who defined the genre. The Fox is based on the stories of British hackers Gary McKinnon and Lauri Love and centres around an 18-year-old schoolboy with Asperger’s Syndrome who is able to penetrate intricate firewalls to access the secrets at the highest level of foreign governments and other major organisations.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Quite Such a Cunning Fox!

    • By Simon on 21-09-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Head Kid

    • By: David Baddiel
    • Narrated by: David Baddiel, Morwenna Banks, Paul Panting, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    From the million-copy bestselling author of The Parent Agency and Birthday Boy comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school?  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Maze Balls😱

    • By Storer Family on 06-12-18

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Pied Piper

    • By: Nevil Shute
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    John Howard is determined to brighten up his old age by taking a fishing trip to France, but during his stay the Nazis invade. Howard must try to escape back to England with the two small children of some friends who are forced to stay behind in order to help the Allied war effort. As the conflict grows closer, the roads become impassable and Howard also comes across five more children who need his help. He ends up leading this motley group of youngsters through the French countryside, constantly beset by danger yet heroically protecting his charges.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new favourite

    • By Miko on 14-09-14

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Lucifer Chord

    • By: F. G. Cottam
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Ruthie Gillespie's efforts to find out the truth about a mysterious missing rock star lead her on a terrifying journey into the past. Researcher Ruthie Gillespie has undertaken a commission to write an essay on Martin Mear, lead singer and guitarist with Ghost Legion, the biggest, most decadent rock band on the planet, before he disappeared without trace in 1975. Her mission is to separate man from myth - but it's proving difficult, as a series of increasingly disturbing and macabre incidents threatens to derail Ruthie's efforts to uncover the truth about the mysterious rock star. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A strong story with a supernatural twist highly recommend

    • By Pamela Robinson` on 16-08-19

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Volunteer

    • The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz
    • By: Jack Fairweather
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    This is untold story of one of the greatest heroes of the Second World War. In the summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands of people being interred at a new concentration camp on the border of the Reich. His mission was to report on Nazi crimes and raise a secret army to stage an uprising. The name of the detention centre - Auschwitz.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's a truth beyond belief and a hero who lived it

    • By RookieBook'ie on 03-07-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Rats

    • The Rats Series, Book 1
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394

    The terror begins. London is struck by an invasion. Women, children, old and young, none are safe from the deadly menace. The attacks are swift and sure, escape is impossible. A state of emergency is declared. Evacuation seems the only solution in the face of a growing panic and mounting death toll. War is declared on the public enemy number one. The Rats!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • As good as I remember....

    • By Dave on 17-03-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Peppermint Tea Chronicles

    • 44 Scotland Street, Book 13
    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 31

    To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose; it is summer in Scotland Street (as it always is) and for the habitués of Edinburgh's favourite street some extraordinary adventures lie in waiting. For the impossibly vain Bruce Anderson - he of the clove-scented hair gel - it may finally be time to settle down, and surely it can only be a question of picking the lucky winner from the hordes of his admirers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • can't wait<br />

    • By Patsy on 13-08-19

    Regular price: £27.99

    • Thomas Cromwell

    • A Life
    • By: Diarmaid MacCulloch
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 26 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Thomas Cromwell by Diarmid MacCulloch, read by David Rintoul. Thomas Cromwell is one of the most famous - or notorious - figures in English history. Born in obscurity in Putney, he became a fixer for Cardinal Wolsey in the 1520s. After Wolsey's fall, Henry VIII promoted him to a series of ever greater offices, and by the end of the 1530s he was effectively running the country for the King. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enormously interesting and very entertaining.

    • By Campesque on 21-12-18

    Regular price: £27.99

    • The Day of the Jackal

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 698
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 593

    One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of an anonymous Englishman who in, the spring of 1963, was hired by Colonel Marc Rodin, Operations Chief of the O. A. S., to assassinate General de Gaulle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best Forsyth novel meets a great narrator

    • By Jernau Gurgeh on 13-01-12

    Regular price: £24.09

    • The Devil's Alternative

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    When the entire Soviet Union wheat crop is destroyed by a devastating string of failures, the population faces starvation. The USA is quick to offer assistance. They devise a plan to trade vital food resources with the Russians in exchange for sensitive political information. But the Politburo has other ideas: the invasion of Western Europe to commandeer the food for them... As the paths of communication breakdown the president of the United States and leaders from around the world face an appalling choice: Should they allow the loss of thousands to save the lives of many more?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping thriller with renewed topicality

    • By Kirstine on 01-12-14

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Munich

    • By: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,018

    Set over four days against the backdrop of the Munich Conference of September 1938, Munich follows the fortunes of two men who were friends at Oxford together in the 1920s. Hugh Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Paul von Hartmann is on the staff of the German Foreign Office - and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. They have not been in contact for more than a decade.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • excellent, shame a key passage was missing!

    • By Toast Cartoons on 02-10-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • An Officer and a Spy

    • By: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,576
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,455
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,450

    January 1895: On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of 20,000 spectators baying ‘Death to the Jew!’ The officer is rewarded with promotion: Picquart is made the French army’s youngest colonel and put in command of ‘the Statistical Section’ - the shadowy intelligence unit that tracked down Dreyfus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Julian Summer on 12-10-13

    Regular price: £24.00

    • The Reunion

    • By: Guillaume Musso
    • Narrated by: Samuel West, Cassie Layton, Clare Wille, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    French Riviera, winter 1992. On a freezing night, 19-year-old Vinca Rockwell runs away with her philosophy teacher with whom she's been having a secret affair. No one will ever see her again. French Riviera, spring 2017. Formerly inseparable, Fanny, Thomas and Maxime - Vinca's best friends - have not spoken in 25 years. But when they receive a notice from their old school detailing the plans for a new gymnasium and inviting them to a class reunion, they know they must go back one more time. Because there is a body buried in that building...and they're the ones who put it there.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An “intelligent” murder mystery

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-07-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dogs of War

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    An astonishing discovery is made in the remote African republic of Zangaro, one which could change the course of a nation's history forever. But such a discovery cannot be kept secret for long and Sir James Manson will stop at nothing to protect this find. A ruthless and bloody-minded tycoon, Manson immediately hires an army of mercenaries and with this deadly crew behind him he sets out to topple the government and replace its dictator with a puppet president.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Forsyth at his best!

    • By Andy on 15-07-11

    Regular price: £24.09

    • East West Street

    • By: Philippe Sands
    • Narrated by: Philippe Sands, David Rintoul
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261

    When human rights lawyer Philippe Sands received an invitation to deliver a lecture in the Western Ukrainian city of Lviv, he began to uncover a series of extraordinary historical coincidences. It set him on a quest that would take him halfway around the world in an exploration of the origins of international law and the pursuit of his own secret family history, beginning and ending with the last day of the Nuremberg Trials.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I never write reviews....

    • By Christopher on 20-07-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Odessa File

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 381

    The life-and-death hunt for a notorious Nazi criminal unfolds against a background of international arms deals. As the story leads to its final dramatic confrontation on a bleak winter's hill-top, the question every reader asked at the end of The Day of the Jackal will inevitably be asked again: Can this be fiction?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Forsyth at his best

    • By Robert on 26-07-12

    Regular price: £22.09

    • Dictator

    • By: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,029
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 955
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 952

    There was a time when Cicero held Caesar’s life in the palm of his hand. But now Caesar is the dominant figure, and Cicero’s life is in ruins. Exiled, separated from his wife and children, his possessions confiscated, his life constantly in danger, Cicero is tormented by the knowledge that he has sacrificed power for the sake of his principles. His comeback requires wit, skill and courage - and, for a brief and glorious period, the legendary orator is once more the supreme senator in Rome.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • At last!

    • By Mary Carnegie on 27-11-15

    Regular price: £27.99

    • Lair

    • The Rats Series, Book 2
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    Book Two in Herbert’s classic ‘rats’ series.They've waited long enough.The mutant white rats had grown and mated, creating offspring in its own image. They dominated the others, the dark-furred ones, who foraged for food and brought it back to the lair. Now the dark rats were restless, tormented by a craving they could not satisfy. But the white sluglike thing that ruled them knew. Its two heads weaved to and fro and a stickiness drooled from its mouth as it remembered the taste of human flesh.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LAIR: by James Herbert

    • By Fran Sandling on 22-02-16
    • The Rats Series, Book 2
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 31-10-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 217 ratings

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Fourth Protocol

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 856
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 716
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 714

    Plan Aurora, hatched in a remote dacha in the forest outside Moscow and initiated with relentless brilliance and skill, is a plan within a plan that, in its spine-chilling ingenuity, breaches the ultra-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a jigsaw of devastation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Espionage in the Cold War era

    • By C on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Colony

    • By: F.G. Cottam
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 319

    For over a century, the New Hope Island vanishing has tantalized the world. How did 150 people disappear from a lonely Hebridean island, leaving no trace and no clues? Media magnate Alexander McIntyre decides to solve the mystery, and gathers a team of experts to mount an expedition to the island. He hopes running the story as a rolling exclusive will revive the fortunes of his flagship news-stand title. He hopes to find conclusive answers to questions that have teased a curious world for decades. And he wants his own secret theory triumphantly vindicated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping story

    • By Textiletart on 04-12-14

    Regular price: £19.69

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