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    • Midnight in Chernobyl

    • The Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster
    • By: Adam Higginbotham
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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    Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering history’s worst nuclear disaster. In the 30 years since then, Chernobyl has become lodged in the collective nightmares of the world: shorthand for the spectral horrors of radiation poisoning, for a dangerous technology slipping its leash, for ecological fragility and for what can happen when a dishonest and careless state endangers not only its own citizens but all of humanity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great explanation of events

    • By David on 19-02-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Energy

    • A Human History
    • By: Richard Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
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      5 out of 5 stars 14
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      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Through an unforgettable cast of characters, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes explains how wood gave way to coal and coal made room for oil, as we now turn to natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable energy. Rhodes looks back on five centuries of progress, through such influential figures as Queen Elizabeth I, King James I, Benjamin Franklin, Herman Melville, John D. Rockefeller, and Henry Ford. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely a must for one's world understanding

    • By Cliente Amazon on 09-01-19

    Regular price: £25.69

    • A Course Called Scotland

    • Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game
    • By: Tom Coyne
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    For much of his adult life, best-selling author Tom Coyne has been chasing a golf ball around the globe. Then one day a friend suggested he attempt to play every links course in Scotland, and qualify for the greatest championship in golf. The result is A Course Called Scotland, a hilarious golf and travel adventure throughout the birthplace of the sport and home to some of the oldest and most beloved courses in the world. With his signature blend of storytelling, humor, history, and insight, Coyne weaves together his journey with compelling threads of golf history....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Inspirational trip around Scotland

    • By Anonymous User on 14-12-18

    Regular price: £20.79

    • The Tangled Tree

    • A Radical New History of Life
    • By: David Quammen
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Our understanding of the ‘tree of life’, with powerful implications for human genetics, human health and our own human nature, has recently completely changed. This book is about a new method of telling the story of life on earth - through molecular phylogenetics. It involves a fairly simple method - the reading of the deep history of life by looking at the variation in protein molecules found in living organisms. For instance, we now know that roughly eight percent of the human genome arrived not through traditional inheritance from directly ancestral forms, but sideways by viral infection.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Olwyn Kelly on 22-11-18

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Diplomat's Daughter

    • A Novel
    • By: Karin Tanabe
    • Narrated by: Joy Osmanski, Corey Brill, Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 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

    During the turbulent months following the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, 21-year-old Emi Kato, the daughter of a Japanese diplomat, is locked behind barbed wire in a Texas internment camp. She feels hopeless until she meets handsome young Christian Lange, whose German-born parents were wrongfully arrested for un-American activities. Together they live as prisoners with thousands of other German and Japanese families but discover that love can bloom in even the bleakest circumstances.

    Regular price: £21.29

    • Lie with Me

    • A Novel
    • By: Philippe Besson, Molly Ringwald - translator
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Just outside a hotel in Bordeaux, Philippe chances upon a young man who bears a striking resemblance to his first love. What follows is a look back at the relationship he’s never forgotten, a hidden affair with a gorgeous boy named Thomas during their last year of high school. Without ever acknowledging they know each other in the halls, they steal time to meet in secret, carrying on a passionate, world-altering affair. 

    Regular price: £15.59

    • Foe

    • By: Iain Reid
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Long-married couple Junior and Henrietta live a quiet, solitary life on their farm, where they work at the local feed mill and raise chickens. Their lives are simple, straightforward, uncomplicated. Until the day a stranger arrives at their door with alarming news: Junior has been chosen to take an extraordinary journey, a journey across both time and distance, while Hen remains at home. Junior will be gone for years. But Hen won't be left alone.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not much to it

    • By Eugene on 04-03-19
    • By: Iain Reid
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 06-09-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Shining in the Dark

    • Celebrating Twenty Years of Lilja's Library
    • By: Stephen King, Jack Ketchum, P. D. Cacek, and others
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff, Corey Brill, Jacques Roy, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 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

    Hans-Åke Lilja, founder of Lilja's Library, has compiled a brand-new anthology of horror stories to celebrate 20 years of running the number-one Stephen King news website on the web! This anthology includes both original stories like a brand new novella by John Ajvide Lindqvist (Let the Right One In), very rare reprints like The Blue Air Compressor by Stephen King, and at least one classic tale that inspired Lilja's love of the macabre at a very young age! Now, let's join Lilja....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Names

    • By: Don DeLillo
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Don DeLillo's seventh novel is an exotic thriller. Set mostly in Greece, it concerns a mysterious 'language cult' seemingly behind a number of unexplained murders. Obsessed by news of this ritualistic violence, an American risk analyst is drawn to search for an explanation. We follow his progress on an obsessive journey that begins to take over his life and the lives of those closest to him.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Traitor

    • A Novel
    • By: Jonathan de Shalit
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a young Israeli walks into an American embassy and offers to betray his country for money and power, he has no idea that the CIA agent interviewing him is a Russian mole. Years later, the Israeli has risen in the ranks to become a trusted advisor to Israel's prime minister, and throughout his career, he's been forced to share everything with the Kremlin. Now, however, a hint that there may be a traitor in the highest realms of power has slipped out....

    Regular price: £21.29

    • Raven Rock

    • The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself - While the Rest of Us Die
    • By: Garrett M. Graff
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 18 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
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      5 out of 5 stars 18
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      5 out of 5 stars 18

    A fresh window on American history: the eye-opening truth about the government's secret plans to survive a catastrophic attack on US soil, even if the rest of us die - a road map that spans from the dawn of the nuclear age to today.

    • The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself - While the Rest of Us Die
    • By: Garrett M. Graff
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 18 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 02-05-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Under the Lights

    • Field Party, Book 2
    • By: Abbi Glines
    • Narrated by: Jeremy York, Rebekkah Ross, Jacques Roy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    High school quarterback and town golden boy Brady used to be the best of friends with Willa - she even had a crush on him when they were kids. But that's all changed now: Her life choices have made her a different person from the girl he used to know. Gunner used to be friends with Willa and Brady, too. He, too, is larger than life and a high school football star - not to mention that his family basically owns the town of Lawton. He loves his life and doesn't care about anyone except himself. But Willa is the exception.

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Girl in Snow

    • By: Danya Kukafka
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Jacques Roy, Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Who are you when no one is watching? When beloved high school student Lucinda Hayes is found murdered, no-one in her sleepy Colorado suburb is untouched - not the boy who loved her too much; not the girl who wanted her perfect life; not the police officer assigned to investigate. In the aftermath of the tragedy, these three indelible characters - Cameron, Jade, and Russ - must each confront their darkest secrets in an effort to find solace, the truth, or both.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Painfully overwritten

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Chef's Secret

    • A Novel
    • By: Crystal King
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the best-selling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle’s secrets - including the identity of the noblewoman Bartolomeo loved until he died. 

    Regular price: £20.79

    • The Evangelicals

    • The Struggle to Shape America
    • By: Frances FitzGerald
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 25 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This groundbreaking book from Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Frances FitzGerald is the first to tell the powerful, dramatic story of the Evangelical movement in America - from the Puritan era to the 2016 presidential election. Evangelicals have, in many ways, defined the nation. They have shaped our culture and our politics. Frances FitzGerald's narrative of this distinctively American movement is a major work of history, piecing together the centuries-long story for the first time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping, fascinating and relevant. Well read too.

    • By Mr. P. Laws on 16-10-18

    Regular price: £43.09

    • Players

    • By: Don DeLillo
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    In this remarkable novel of menace and mystery, Pammy and Lyle Wynant are an attractive, modern couple who seem to have it all. Yet behind their 'ideal' life is a lingering boredom and quiet desperation: their talk is mostly chatter, their sex life more a matter of obligatory "satisfaction" than pleasure. And still they remain untouched, 'players' indifferent to the violence that surrounds them - and that they have helped to create. 

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Feral Youth

    • By: Shaun David Hutchinson, Suzanne Young, Marieke Nijkamp, and others
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Jacques Roy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ten teens are left alone in the wilderness during a three-day survival test in this multi-authored novel edited by award-winning author Shaun David Hutchinson.

    Regular price: £21.29

    • The Grandmaster

    • Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again
    • By: Brin-Jonathan Butler
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The first week of November 2016, as a crowd of people swarmed outside of Manhattan’s Trump Tower to rail against the election of Donald Trump, hundreds more descended on the city’s South Street Seaport. But they weren’t there to protest. They were there to watch the World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin - what by the time it was over would be front-page news and thought by many the greatest finish in chess history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really good chess book.. great read..

    • By Larry Reacher on 19-02-19

    Regular price: £12.99

    • A Book About Love

    • By: Jonah Lehrer
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Weaving together scientific studies from clinical psychologists, longitudinal studies of health and happiness, historical accounts and literary depictions, child-rearing manuals, and the language of online dating sites, Jonah Lehrer's A Book About Love plumbs the most mysterious, most formative, most important impulse governing our lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Accurate and moving

    • By Danum on 15-12-18

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Tear Me Apart

    • By: J. T. Ellison
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky, Rebekkah Ross, Jacques Roy, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Competitive skier Mindy Wright is a superstar in the making until a spectacular downhill crash threatens not just her racing career but her life. During surgery, doctors discover she’s suffering from a severe form of leukemia, and a stem cell transplant is her only hope. But when her parents are tested, a frightening truth emerges. Mindy is not their daughter. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just fantastic!

    • By Rachel on 11-02-19

    Regular price: £29.29

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