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    • Socialism

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Michael Newman
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Today, most people think of socialism as an outdated ideology. In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Newman seeks to place the idea of socialism in a modern context for today's listeners. He explains socialist ideas in the framework of its historical evolution, from the French Revolution to the present day, and examines practical attempts to implement socialism.

    Regular price: £16.49

    • Economics

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Partha Dasgupta
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
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      3 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Here Partha Dasgupta, an internationally recognized authority in economics, presents readers with a solid introduction to its basic concepts, including efficiency, equity, sustainability, dynamic equilibrium, property rights, markets, and public goods. Throughout, he highlights the relevance of economics to everyday life, providing a very human exploration of a technical subject.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrowly focused and incomplete

    • By Nsb103 on 24-08-09

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Rose Kennedy

    • The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
    • By: Barbara A. Perry
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In her compelling and intimate portrait, presidential historian Barbara A. Perry captures Rose Kennedy’s essential contributions to the incomparable Kennedy dynasty. This biography - the first to draw on an invaluable cache of Rose’s newly released diaries and letters - unearths the complexities behind the impeccable persona she showed the world. The woman who emerges is a fascinating character: savvy about her family’s reputation and resilient enough to persevere through the unfathomable tragedies that befell her.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Strange Brew

    • By: Caitlin Kittredge, Jim Butcher, P. N. Elrod, and others
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel, Therese Plummer, Jennifer Van Dyck, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
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      4 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Today's hottest urban fantasy authors come together in this delicious brew that crackles and boils over with tales of powerful witches and dark magic! For anyone who's ever wondered what lies beyond the limits of reality, who's imagined the secret spaces where witches wield fearsome magic, come and drink deep. Let yourself fall under the spell of this bewitching collection!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dipping Your Toe In

    • By Dr on 29-12-12

    Regular price: £19.49

    • Ear to the Ground

    • Younger Junger, Dragon Killer, Marijuana High
    • By: Corey Thrasher
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix, Corey Thrasher
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Early Sebastian Junger, a tale of four plants, a fearless knight, and more.

    Regular price: £0.00

    • Holiday Kisses

    • By: Alison Kent, Jaci Burton, HelenKay Dimon, and others
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Oliver Wyman, MacLeod Andrews, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    It's beginning to look a lot like... Love! A man gives the gift of trust and receives a second chance at love in return. A woman helps to heal the wounded heart of a soldier. A couple finds that true love knows no distance. And a young widow learns that there can be two great loves in a lifetime. Love, romance and passion come together in this collection of four seasonal shorts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent feel good Christmas love stories!

    • By Lynsey on 03-12-13

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Little Gloria…Happy at Last

    • By: Barbara Goldsmith
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 27 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story of money, glamour, and scandal (on the highest level); a story of American society and of European Royalty; a story of family strife exploding into one of the most dramatic and publicized court battles of the century - the battle for a solemn 10-year-old child, "little Gloria" Vanderbilt, who in 1934 was the object of the epic custody suit between her mother, the beautiful and penniless Vanderbilt widow, and her aunt, the famous Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, whose $78 million could buy her anything she wanted.

    Regular price: £36.69

    • Transition

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    The starship Starfarer prepares for Earth’s first interstellar voyage. Its diverse faculty includes J.D. Sauvage, the alien contact specialist and a large cast of interstellar experts.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Metaphase

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    With the ship still recovering from sabotage even as new mechanical problems arise, J.D. Sauvage and the first contact crew prepare to meet the reclusive alien squidmoth. Though civilized worlds have shunned them both, human and alien hope to find friendship in each other. Now, as the first contact team explores the fibrous tunnels of the small planetoid that houses the alien, an awesome secret waits inside.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Out of the Woods

    • Healing from Lyme Disease for Body, Mind, and Spirit
    • By: Katina Makris, Richard Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the peak of her career, classical homeopath and health-care columnist Katina Makris was stricken with a mysterious "flu". Only after five years of torment - two completely bedridden - and devastating blows to her professional and family life was Katina's illness finally diagnosed as Lyme disease.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Nautilus

    • Starfarers, Book 4
    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    The death of her cherished friend and guide Nemo, the alien squidmoth, came as a crushing blow to J.D. Sauvage. But J.D. and the first contact crew of the Earth ship Starfarer hope that the enigmatic being's legacy - the starship Nautilus - will lead them closer to communion with alien intelligence. Awaiting them on their journey are the representatives of the Four Worlds and one last chance to join interstellar Civilization, from which Earth has long been barred.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Starfarers

    • By: Vonda N. McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    The starship Starfarer is poised for our first voyage to another star system. The Alien Contact Team - physicist Victoria Fraser MacKenzie, geneticist Stephen Thomas Gregory, geographer Satoshi Lono, and alien contact specialist J.D. Sauvage - and the rest of the faculty and staff prepare for humanity's most ambitious exploratory expedition. But the world has changed. A new regime orders the vessel to be abandoned. It will be turned into an instrument of war. What do the Starfarers do? They do what any red-blooded Alien Contact Team would do. They steal the starship.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Crystal Mountain

    • Forgotten Realms: Empyrean Odyssey, Book 3
    • By: Thomas M. Reid
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Aliisza betrayed her lover, her mentor, and her son in order to try to stop the dark plot to kill the goddess Mystra. She failed. Now the goddess is dead, magic is malfunctioning, and Aliisza and her companions are trapped. Her only hope of escape lies is in convincing the angels and demons she just betrayed to trust her and work together - before they kill each other. The Crystal Mountain is the climax to an epic tale of Realms-shaking events. A must-have for any true Forgotten Realms fan.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • A Special Day

    • A Mother’s Memoir of Love, Loss, and Acceptance After the Death of Her Daughter
    • By: Anne-Dauphine Julliand
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    February 29th is a date that comes into existence just once every four years. It is also the birthday of Thais - author Anne-Dauphine Julliand's darling daughter - who died of a genetic disease. Thais lived just shy of her fourth birthday. She had a short life but good one. As this special day is about to reappear on her calendar for the first time since her daughter passed away, Anne-Dauphine struggles with how to mark this momentous occasion. She wants to live fully on this special day: Thais would have been eight years old.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Hex Appeal

    • By: Jim Butcher, Carrie Vaughn, Ilona Andrews, and others
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck, Marc Vietor, Gayle Hendrix, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Fall under the intoxicating spell of their hex appeal…In the magical world that lies hidden beneath our own, witches and conjurers play deadly games. They know just the right spell to kill a man with one kiss—or raise him back again. And they’re not afraid to exact sweet revenge on those who dare to cross them. But what if you’re the unlucky soul who falls victim to a conjurer’s curse? And if you had the power to cast a magic spell of your own, would you use it?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Anthology

    • By Tabatha on 14-08-15

    Regular price: £22.89

    • My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding

    • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon, Charlaine Harris, Jim Butcher, and others
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu, Christian Rummel, Elisabeth Rodgers, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Werewolves, vampires, witches, voodoo, Elvis - and weddings An "ordinary" wedding can get crazy enough, so can you imagine what happens when otherworldly creatures are involved? Nine of the hottest authors of paranormal fiction answer that question in this delightful collection of supernatural wedding stories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed bag - some better than others

    • By EC W on 08-05-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Fractured Sky

    • Forgotten Realms: Empyrean Odyssey, Book 2
    • By: Thomas M. Reid
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The half-fiend Kaanyr Vhok finally arrives at the destination he has sacrificed so much to achieve - he is in the heart of Celestia with his lover and consort, the succubus Aliisza. Only to find that the House of the Triad is falling apart, and he is bound by a vengeful Aliisza and a renegade angel into trying to save it - not exactly the goal he had in mind. The second full-length novel in The Empyrean Odyssey, The Fractured Sky continues to follow War of the Spider Queen....

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Human Evolution

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Bernard Wood
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    The recent discovery of the diminutive Homo floresiensis (nicknamed "the Hobbit") in Indonesia has sparked new interest in the study of human evolution. In this Very Short Introduction , renowned evolutionary scholar Bernard Wood traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the 18th century to today's latest fossil finds.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good book...bad narration

    • By Samedi on 21-09-09

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Extra Credit

    • Murder 101, Book 7
    • By: Maggie Barbieri
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Alison Bergeron has her doubts about hosting a birthday party for her twin stepdaughters, seeing as it’ll include all of her new husband’s ex-in-laws. Still, she’s a good sport, and everyone has a great time, especially the girls, who receive $10,000 from their estranged uncle, Chick. The girls’ father, NYPD Detective Bobby Crawford, and Christine, his ex, think the gift is too much. When Crawford swings by Chick’s apartment to return it, he finds Chick dead, with roughly $250,000 stuffed in his mattress. The death is ruled a suicide, but Christine isn’t convinced, and even Alison can’t help but admit that there must be a lot more to Chick’s death than meets the eye.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Titanic Tragedy

    • A New Look at the Lost Liner
    • By: John Maxtone-Graham
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Rather than offering simply a detailed retelling of the Titanic's sinking on her maiden voyage, John Maxtone-Graham devotes his considerable knowledge and impeccable prose to a discussion of salient, provocative, and rarely investigated components of the story, including dramatic survivors' accounts of the events of the fateful night....

    Regular price: £22.89

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