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    • Skald: The Short Story Collection

    • 6 Original Crime & Thriller Short Stories
    • By: Martin Edwards, Ben Okri, Sophie Hannah, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Jessica Dennis, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Commissioned by Audible and written especially for audio format this collection brings together six crime stories through the themes of discovery, destination and arrival. Top narrators bring these gripping tales to life acknowledging the Scandinavian tradition of oral storytelling.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable listen overall

    • By PavLove on 04-05-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dark Imperium

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Guy Haley
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 587
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589

    Fell times have come to the galaxy. Cadia has fallen, destroyed by the onslaught of Chaos. A Great Rift in the warp has opened, and from its depths spew daemons and the horrors of Old Night. But all hope is not lost.... A hero, long absent, has returned, and with him comes the wrath of the Ultramarines reborn. Roboute Guilliman has arisen to lead the Imperium out of darkness on a crusade the likes of which has not been seen since the fabled days of the Emperor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping Advancement in the Grim Dark.

    • By Craigie on 06-02-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Realmslayer

    • Warhammer Age of Sigmar
    • By: David Guymer
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Brian Blessed, David Seddon, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    Gotrek Gurnisson was the greatest monster slayer of the age, who met his doom at the End Times. The heroic duardin stepped forth into the Realm of Chaos to fight the daemons gnawing at the world's ending and satisfy his death oath, leaving behind his companion Felix Jaeger. Now Gotrek has returned, having outlived the old gods and the Old World. Spat from the ruinous depths with his redemption unfulfilled, he emerges into the Mortal Realms, a strange new world where gods walk the earth and dark forces are ascendant. Nothing is as he remembers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An absolute must!

    • By Christopher on 03-11-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Ghostly Tales

    • Audible Christmas Gift 2017
    • By: Charles Dickens, E. F. Benson, J. H. Riddell, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Callow, Sally Phillips, John Banks, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,087
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,786
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,782

    The days are getting colder, the nights are getting longer, and as Christmas approaches the time is high for some ghostly tales. As an exclusive gift for Audible members, settle down, snuggle up and listen to four chilling ghost stories, read by Simon Callow. Four great stories, one master storyteller - what could be simpler than that?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • really well read

    • By Amazon Customer on 20-12-17

    Regular price: £5.99

    • The Lords Of Silence

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Chris Wraight
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206

    The Cadian Gate is broken, and the Imperium is riven in two. The might of the Traitor Legions, kept shackled for millennia behind walls of iron and sorcery, has been unleashed on a darkening galaxy. Among those seeking vengeance on the Corpse Emperor’s faltering realm are the Death Guard, once proud crusaders of the Legiones Astartes, now debased creatures of terror and contagion. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Recommended

    • By Paul watson on 26-09-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Gutter Prayer

    • The Black Iron Legacy, Book 1
    • By: Gareth Hanrahan
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In the ancient city of Guerdon, three thieves - an orphan, a ghoul and a cursed man - are accused of a crime they didn't commit. Their quest for revenge exposes a perilous conspiracy, the seeds of which were sown long before they were born. A centuries-old magical war is on the verge of reigniting, and in the tunnels deep below the city, a malevolent power stirs. Only by standing together can the three friends prevent a conflict that would bring total devastation to their city - and the world beyond.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Crusade + Other Stories

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Dan Abnett, David Annandale
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Penny Rawlins, Andy Clark, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Sons of the primarch Roboute Guilliman, the Primaris Ultramarines are peerless warriors whose sworn duty is to protect mankind from the predations of the xenos and the foul traitors of the Heretic Astartes. In a galaxy riven by eternal war, they and the other armies of the Imperium are all that stand between mankind and damnation. Their ship damaged by warp storms, the Ultramarines of strike force Cassian make for Kalides Prime. Also within this book is a host of awesome short stories to give you a flavour of the many warring armies that exist within the worlds of Warhammer 40,000.  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely not for newcomers

    • By 451 on 07-08-18

    Regular price: £4.99

    • Horus Heresy Collection, Volume 1

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: Gav Thorpe, Aaron Dembski-Bowden, John French, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, John Banks, Tim Bentinck, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    For the first time, get seven classic audio dramas from the Horus Heresy in one fantastic collection - including a brand-new audio drama edition of Dan Abnett's short story 'Little Horus'. If you don't know where to start with Horus Heresy audio, this curated collection is the perfect beginning - and if you just want to reexperience these exciting adventures, this is your chance! 

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Fabius Bile: Primogenitor

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Josh Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    He is known by many names - Clonelord, Manflayer, Primogenitor. He is the epitome of deceit and perversion, and feared by man and monster alike. Once the Chief Apothecary of the Emperor's Children, the madman known as Fabius Bile possesses a knowledge of genetic manipulation second to none.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Black library

    • By Pat on 27-09-17

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Carrion Throne: Warhammer 40,000

    • Vaults of Terra, Book 1
    • By: Chris Wraight
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    In the hellish sprawl of Imperial Terra, Ordo Hereticus Inquisitor Erasmus Crowl serves as a stalwart protector, for even the Throneworld is not immune to the predations of its enemies. In the course of his duty, Crowl becomes embroiled in a dark conspiracy, one that leads all the way to the halls of the Imperial Palace. As he plunges deeper into the shadowy underbelly of the many palace districts, his investigation attracts the attention of hidden forces, and soon he and his acolyte Spinoza are being hunted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great

    • By James P. on 17-12-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Shadows of Treachery

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 22
    • By: John French, Graham McNeill, Dan Abnett, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Jonathan Keeble, David Timson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    From the battlefields of Phall and Isstvan, to the haunted shadows of Terra itself - the greatest war in the history of mankind rages on. While the traitor Legions continue their campaign of terror across the galaxy, preparations are made for the defence of the Imperial Palace and the final, inevitable reckoning that must yet come between Horus and the Emperor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best antholigy yet

    • By Anonymous User on 12-09-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Warlord: Fury of the Godmachine

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: David Annandale
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    The Battle Titans of the Adeptus Titanicus are towering war engines, striding to war as holy effigies of the Omnissiah. Greatest of all are the mighty Warlord Titans, their weapons bringing righteous death to alien and heretic alike. Still reeling from a near disastrous battle against tyranids, the Pallidus Morr demi-legio is assigned to a new warzone, a nearby forge world which has fallen under the sway of Chaos.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Titan madness

    • By Daniel on 22-12-17

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Fabius Bile: Clonelord

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Josh Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 104

    Once a loyal son of the Emperor's Children, Fabius Bile now loathes those he once called brother. But when a former comrade requests his aid on a mission he cannot refuse, Bile is drawn once more into the sinister machinations of his former Legion. Now, accompanied by new allies and old enemies alike, Fabius Bile must travel deep into the wilds of the Eastern Fringe, in search of a world unlike any other. A world which might hold the key to his very survival. A world called Solemnace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brill

    • By Jake Dootson-whelan on 27-07-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Horusian Wars: Resurrection

    • Warhammer 40,000, Book 1
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    War rages in the Caradryad Sector. Worlds are falling to madness and rebellion, and the great war machine of the Imperium is moving to counter the threat. Amongst its agents is Inquisitor Covenant. Puritan, psyker, expert swordsman, he reserves an especial hatred for those of his order who would seek to harness the power of Ruin as a weapon. Summoned to an inquisitorial conclave, Covenant believes he has uncovered such a misguided agent and prepares to denounce the heretic Talicto before his fellows.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly entertaining.

    • By MothLady on 17-11-17

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Horus Heresy: Nightfane

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: Nick Kyme
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington, Tom Alexander, Gareth Armstrong, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    After the war to save Ultramar from the traitor hosts of Horus ended, formerly disgraced Ultramarines Sergeant Aenoid Thiel believes that enemies still linger within the borders of the empire. Finding other men of purpose, fellow Space Marines known as the ‘Red-Marked’, Thiel wages a guerrilla war to root out these enemies and vanquish them for good. Following the threads of a previous mission, the Red-Marked arrive on the moon of Bael. There they find an underwater rigging station that has seemingly been abandoned. 

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Imperator: Wrath of the Omnissiah

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Gav Thorpe
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    Holy warbringer of the Legio Metalica, the Imperator Titan Casus Belli has routed armies and levelled cities over 10,000 years of service in the name of the Machine God. As war engulfs the Dark Imperium, this mechanical god of battle arrives to destroy the renegade armies and tech-priests of Nicomedua. At the head of a battlegroup of Titans, Imperial Knights and skitarii, Casus Belli must defeat tainted war engines, Traitor Legionnares and armies of cultists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic!

    • By HomeBirthAddict on 11-07-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Pharos

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 34
    • By: Guy Haley
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    With the noble Emperor Sanguinius ruling from Macragge, Imperium Secundus stands as a lone beacon of hope even as the Warmaster's forces continue to ravage the rest of the galaxy. Roboute Guilliman, still Master of Ultramar, has convinced his brother that Terra has fallen and that the mysterious Mount Pharos on Sotha now holds the key to mankind's future.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A diverse and compelling story

    • By Anonymous User on 10-01-19

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Hammerhal + Other Stories

    • Warhammer Age of Sigmar
    • By: David Annandale, David Guymer, Robbie MacNiven, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Within this book you will find Hammerhal, a fantastic new novella from Josh Reynolds: Dark forces stir within the bowers of the mysterious Hexwood. A great warhost of Tzaangor beastkin, creatures devoted to Tzeentch, the Architect of Fate, defile the once verdant lands of Ghyran. All that opposes them are the noble Stormcast Eternals of the Hallowed Knights. Reforged in resplendent sigmarite and wielding the lightning of Azyr, few can stand against these heroes. Also within this book is a host of awesome short stories giving you a flavour of the many warring armies that exist within the worlds of Warhammer Age of Sigmar.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable

    • By Samuel M. on 13-09-18

    Regular price: £4.99

    • Senlin Ascends

    • The Books of Babel, Book 1
    • By: Josiah Bancroft
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Mild-mannered headmaster, Thomas Senlin prefers his adventures to be safely contained within the pages of a book. So when he loses his new bride shortly after embarking on the honeymoon of their dreams, he is ill-prepared for the trouble that follows. To find her, Senlin must enter the Tower of Babel - a world of geniuses and tyrants, of menace and wonder, of unusual animals and mysterious machines. And if he hopes to ever see his wife again, he will have to do more than just survive...this quiet man of letters must become a man of action.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Senlin Snags Me By The End!

    • By Simon on 21-01-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Blood of Iax

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Robbie MacNiven
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    In the age of the Dark Imperium, Primarch Guilliman’s Primaris Ultramarines are a shining beacon in the darkness of war. On the Imperial Hive World of Ikara IX, Chaplain Kastor and Apothecary Polixis, brothers in blood as well as in battle, stand firm against the endless Greenskin horde. But a threat is looming. An invasion like no other assaults the broken city of Shebat, as the crazed warlord Urgork arrives to lay waste to the Imperial forces and capture a Primaris Marine for his own twisted ends. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good story from the primaris

    • By Jake Dootson-whelan on 29-10-18

    Regular price: £29.99

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