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    • Human Evolution

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Bernard Wood
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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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

    • 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
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      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

    • Economics

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

    • 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

    • 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 78
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      4 out of 5 stars 40
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 40

    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

    • 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
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      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

    • The Only Woman in the Room

    • Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club
    • By: Eileen Pollack
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2005, when Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard, asked why so few women, even today, achieve tenured positions in the hard sciences, Eileen Pollack set out to find the answer. A successful fiction writer, Pollack had grown up in the 1960s and '70s dreaming of a career as a theoretical astrophysicist. Denied the chance to take advanced courses in science and math, she nonetheless made her way to Yale.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • 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
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      4 out of 5 stars 38
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Murder 101

    • By: Maggie Barbieri
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Safely away from the chaos of Manhattan, St. Thomas, a small college on the banks of the Hudson River, is supposed to be tranquil, bucolic, and serene. Unfortunately, English professor Alison Bergeron has found it to be anything but. Recently divorced and even more recently without a car - it was stolen - she has been hoofing it to school. One Friday evening, two homicide detectives drop by her office. The good news is that they found her beat-up Volvo; the bad news is that the body of one of her students was in the trunk.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't even get past the first chapter!

    • By Jennifer on 20-10-13

    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
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      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

    • The Fractured Sky

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

    • The Gossamer Plain

    • Forgotten Realms: Empyrean Odyssey, Book 1
    • By: Thomas M. Reid
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Aliisza and Kaanyr Vhok have returned from their attempted invasion of Menzoberranzan and turned their sights on Sundabar. But before she can complete a mission in that beseiged city, Aliisza finds herself in the one place a demon would never want to go, no matter how sure she is of her wits and cunning: the very heart of Celestia! Join everyone's favorite succubus and her half-fiend boyfriend, introduced in the War of the Spider Queen series, in the first installment of their own exciting new trilogy!

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Chocolate Touch

    • By: Laura Florand
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dominique Richard's reputation says it all - wild past, wilder flavors, black leather and smoldering heat. Jaime Corey is hardly the first woman to be drawn to all that dark, delicious danger. Sitting in Dom's opulent chocolaterie in Paris day after day, she lets his decadent creations restore her weary body and spirit, understanding that the man himself is entirely beyond her grasp - until he touches her.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Unlocked

    • A Family Emerging from the Shadows of Autism
    • By: Susan Levin
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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    Unlocked begins with a vivid depiction of the author's life with her autistic son, Ben. Feelings of isolation, self-hate, and even moments of hatred toward her own child in response to his behaviors, as well as the impact on her marriage and younger daughter, impel her to seek solutions for his condition. Through years of trial and error, Susan eventually discovers methods that bring about radical improvement in Ben.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
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    • By Joanna on 07-01-18
    • A Family Emerging from the Shadows of Autism
    • By: Susan Levin
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 17-03-15
    • 3 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: £19.39

    • 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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    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

    • 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
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    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

    • Transition

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

    • Nautilus

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

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