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    • Sapiens

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11,324
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,963
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,894

    Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thought provoking but overconfident

    • By Jan W. H. Schnupp on 24-09-15

    Regular price: £23.99

    • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,635
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,423
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,415

    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today’s most urgent issues.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Grow your mind

    • By Paul Murphy on 07-09-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,980
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,340

    Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Now, in Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the 21st century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Full of "wow, I never thought of it like that!"

    • By david on 17-03-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Jewel of Dantenos

    • The FREE Lee Starfinder Adventure: from the World of the Godling Chronicles, Book 0.5
    • By: Brian D. Anderson
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 415
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 358

    Filled with confidence and no small measure of arrogance, young Lee Starfinder, along with Millet Gristall, set off on their very first adventure. Lee quickly discovers that life beyond Hazrah can be far deadlier than he could have ever imagined. And soon he must learn that muscle and steel cannot replace loyalty, bravery and friendship.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing appetiser to what can become an epic

    • By Culwen on 10-01-17

    Regular price: £0.00

    • Fatemarked

    • The Fatemarked Epic, Book 1
    • By: David Estes
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    They are the fatemarked. Misunderstood. Worshipped. Hated. Murdered at birth. Their time to step into the light has come. An ancient prophecy foretold their coming, the chosen few who will bring peace to a land embroiled in a century of mistrust and war. When kings start dying, that hope and belief swiftly turns to fear. Roan Loren is one of the fatemarked, but has hidden his mark of power his entire life, fearing the damage it might cause to those around him. A great evil is coming. He can't hide anymore.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Series!

    • By Jordan on 25-09-18

    Regular price: £32.89

    • The Patterning Instinct

    • A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning
    • By: Jeremy Lent, Fritjof Capra - foreword
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    This fresh perspective on crucial questions of history identifies the root metaphors that cultures have used to construct meaning in their world. It offers a glimpse into the minds of a vast range of different peoples: early hunter-gatherers and farmers, ancient Egyptians, traditional Chinese sages, the founders of Christianity, trailblazers of the Scientific Revolution, and those who constructed our modern consumer society.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Broad and Focused

    • By Nathaniel on 10-01-18

    Regular price: £26.29

    • The Reign of Magic

    • Pentamuria Saga, Book 1
    • By: Wolf Awert
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    Pentamuria, the world of five kingdoms, is in a time of change. The power of the nobles and mages is threatened. War is upon them, although they do not know yet when or with whom. Thus, the mages are gathering in their capital, Ringwall, to prepare together against any possible enemy. At this time, the orphan boy Nill is found by the Druids. He possesses considerable magical skills. So he is taken to Ringwall, where he is to be trained in the magical arts alongside his fellow students. Nill, an outsider, shows no respect for the traditions of the magical world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Spellbound

    • By Stuart on 19-01-18

    Regular price: £32.89

    • The Society of the Sword Trilogy

    • By: Duncan M. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 31 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146

    When Soren is plucked from the streets and given a place at the prestigious academy of swordsmanship, he thinks his dream of being a great swordsman has become a possibility. However, with great intrigues unfolding all around him, Soren discovers that he is little more than a pawn to the ambitions of others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Took a chance on a new author and....

    • By Graham on 27-11-17

    Regular price: £37.59

    • Dragonvein, Book One

    • By: Brian D. Anderson
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226

    Carentan, France, 1944 - Ethan Martin, a soldier in the 101st Airborne, is fighting for his life. But soon he will learn what peril truly is when he is ripped from his world and transported to a land of magic, swords, and dragons. And though the Nazis are now far, far away, danger is closer than ever.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too much like Tolkien or Eragon

    • By Franceska on 16-12-17

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Lifemarked

    • The Fatemarked Epic, Book 5
    • By: David Estes
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    The Four Kingdoms and the fatemarked face the most powerful army the world has ever seen. In Phanes, Roan Loren, the Peacemaker, has high hopes for a united response to the threat from the Horde, but swiftly realizes the only true ally he has is his arch nemesis, Bane. Meanwhile, Rhea Loren, a new mother with a secret, must decide whether to protect her child or share what she knows with the fatemarked. The fate of the Four Kingdoms hangs in the balance in the epic finale to the Amazon number-one best-selling series!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Lynne on 04-12-18

    Regular price: £36.69

    • A History of Japan

    • Revised Edition
    • By: R. H. P. Mason, J. G. Caiger
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A classic of Japanese history, this audiobook is the preeminent work on the history of Japan. Newly revised and updated, A History of Japan is a single-volume complete history of the nation of Japan. Starting in ancient Japan during its early pre-history period, A History of Japan covers every important aspect of history and culture through feudal Japan to the post-Cold War period and collapse of the bubble economy in the early 1990s. Recent findings shed additional light on the origins of Japanese civilization and the birth of Japanese culture.    

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Soulmarked

    • The Fatemarked Epic, Book 3
    • By: David Estes
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 24 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

     To the north, Annise Gäric ventures into the Hinterlands to discover the truth of the Sleeping Knights, who may be the only hope for her kingdom. Meanwhile, Tarin Sheary travels to Darrin in a desperate bid to repel the eastern forces amassing at Crow's Nest. Unbeknownst to either of them, a new threat rises in Blackstone. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Still very good

    • By David on 13-04-18

    Regular price: £36.69

    • Truthmarked

    • The Fatemarked Epic, Book 2
    • By: David Estes
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 22 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    While Annise Gäric and her forces march on Castle Hill to retake the northern throne, her cousin, Rhea Loren, wages a naval war against Blackstone. Meanwhile, Roan Loren and Gwendolyn Storm struggle to breach the gnarled, vine-choked undergrowth of the Tangle in their quest to reach Knight's End and learn more of the true purpose of the fatemarked. In the south, a Calypsian empress is murdered, and her daughters fight to claim the empire and wage a civil war against their estranged father's armies. In Phanes, slavery runs rampant while a rebel group fights to free the oppressed people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just a really good book

    • By David on 06-03-18

    Regular price: £36.69

    • The Godling Chronicles Omnibus

    • Books 1-3
    • By: Brian D. Anderson
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 35 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240

    Darkness comes as a new power rises in Angrääl. The Dark Knight has betrayed the Gods and stolen The Sword of Truth, trapping them in heaven. With the power of the Sword he can reshape the world and bring death to all who oppose him. Only one thing stands between the darkness and the light - Gewey Stedding. Only he has the power to stand against the oncoming storm. Only he can mend the world. But only if he can discover his power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book and narrator

    • By Debbie Brenton on 29-02-16

    Regular price: £37.49

    • Ringwall's Doom

    • Pentamuria Saga, Book 2
    • By: Wolf Awert, Jonathan Brunjes - translator
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 18 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    After being appointed Archmage, Nill finds himself in a bind. On the one hand, he now holds the office of a powerful magician, but on the other, his actual magical abilities are weak. Nill has no choice but to leave Ringwall and go in quest of the old magic, but the journey is perilous - especially because of Nill’s old rival Sergor-Don, who took up his inheritance as King of the Fire Kingdom. But the young ruler is not satisfied with his new kingdom. He wants to lead the Fire Kingdom back to its ancient strength and power with only one goal in mind: Ringwall´s doom.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good over All,

    • By Kasper Schnedler on 27-09-18

    Regular price: £32.09

    • The White Mage Omnibus: Books 1-3

    • By: Ben Hale
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 32 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268

    The Last Oracle, book one: Forced into hiding, the mages of Lumineia have been forgotten. In their absence the world has become known by another name: Earth. The humans have flourished with time, unaware that The Last Oracle is destined to unite them. At her touch magic will be unbound and known again as truth. But an ancient war harbors a deadly secret. Draeken, the Lord of Chaos, had a second apprentice, one who became trapped with the defeated fiends.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining.

    • By Drew666 on 25-03-16

    Regular price: £37.59

    • Capitalism Without Capital

    • The Rise of the Intangible Economy
    • By: Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Early in the 21st century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, R&D, or software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts of businesses, from tech firms and pharma companies to coffee shops and gyms, the ability to deploy assets that one can neither see nor touch is increasingly the main source of long-term success.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Repetitive and disappointing

    • By grimnortherner on 23-04-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Dragonsbane

    • Fate's Forsaken, Book 3
    • By: Shae Ford
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318

    With the thrones of the Sovereign Five broken, the Kingdom sits on the brink of ruin. A new threat rises from the north - an alliance between two rulers. While the Earl and the Countess plot for the throne, King Crevan slips deeper into madness. All of their fates are intertwined...and may yet be tied to a boy from the mountains. Forced to choose between avenging his village and protecting those he loves, Kael begins the long journey home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By miss on 18-01-15

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Impact of the Fallen

    • The White Mage, Book 4
    • By: Ben Hale
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Empowered with the magic of luck, the Master has no equal. At her command, the Dark has devoured half the globe. Entire nations have been erased, continents have vanished, and billions are dead. The desperate survivors have joined a worldwide evacuation to the Americas. Their hope died when the Oracle fell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent

    • By Simon Price on 28-07-18

    Regular price: £28.19

    • Deathmarked

    • The Fatemarked Epic, Book 4
    • By: David Estes
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 23 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    While the war for the Four Kingdoms drags on, a new threat emerges from across the sea. To the North, Annise Gäric seek to rescue Lady Zelda and retake Castle Hill from the sellswords known as the Brotherhood. In the back of her mind is a growing fear, something she can't quite explain. Meanwhile, Lisbeth Lorne tries to regain control of the ancient army of Sleeping Knights before they become the horde of death her soulmark has shown to her in visions. In the West, Rhea Loren find herself at a crossroads: continue down the path of destruction or seek another way, another life. 

    Regular price: £36.69

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