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    • Rotherweird

    • Rotherweird, Book 1
    • By: Andrew Caldecott
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 481

    Rotherweird is a twisted, arcane murder-mystery with shades of Deborah Harkness, Hope Mirrlees and Ben Aaronovitch, Mervyn Peake and Edward Gorey at their disturbing best. The town of Rotherweird stands alone - there are no guidebooks, despite the fascinating and diverse architectural styles cramming the narrow streets, the avant-garde science and offbeat customs. Cast adrift from the rest of England by Elizabeth I, Rotherweird's independence is subject to one disturbing condition: nobody, but nobody, studies the town or its history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story bit hard to follow

    • By kate on 05-11-17

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Art of Happiness

    • A Handbook for Living
    • By: The Dalai Lama, Howard C. Cutler
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    In this unique and important book, one of the world's great spiritual leaders offers his practical wisdom and advice on how we can overcome everyday human problems and achieve lasting happiness. The Art of Happiness is a highly accessible guide for a Western audience, combining the Dalai Lama's Eastern spiritual tradition with Dr Howard C. Cutler's Western perspective.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Indifferent

    • By Anonymous User on 29-07-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Little History of Philosophy

    • By: Nigel Warburton
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 694
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 620
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 618

    Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. These were the concerns of Socrates, who spent his days in the ancient Athenian marketplace asking awkward questions, disconcerting the people he met by showing them how little they genuinely understood. This engaging book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy and explores their most compelling ideas about the world and how best to live in it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Philosophy Bites

    • By dave on 01-03-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Wyntertide

    • Rotherweird, Book 2
    • By: Andrew Caldecott
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Welcome back to Rotherweird. The town of Rotherweird has been independent from the rest of England for 400 years to protect a deadly secret. Sir Veronal Slickstone is dead, his bid to exploit that secret consigned to dust, leaving Rotherweird to resume its abnormal normality after the travails of the summer...but someone is playing a very long game. Disturbing omens multiply: a funeral delivers a cryptic warning; an ancient portrait speaks; the Herald disappears - and democracy threatens the uneasy covenant between town and countryside.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cliff-hanger ending

    • By GSV3MiaC on 30-06-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Victorious Century

    • The United Kingdom, 1800-1906
    • By: David Cannadine
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    To live in 19th-century Britain was to experience an astonishing series of changes, of a kind for which there was simply no precedent. There were revolutions in transport, communication and work; cities grew vast; and scientific ideas made the intellectual landscape unrecognisable. This was an exhilarating time but also a horrifying one. In his new book, David Cannadine has created a bold, fascinating new interpretation of the British 19th century in all its energy and dynamism, darkness and vice.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very dry

    • By BEN on 05-09-18

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Angel's Mark

    • By: S. W. Perry
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    LONDON, 1590. Queen Elizabeth I's control over her kingdom is wavering. Amidst a tumultuous backdrop of Spanish plotters, Catholic heretics and foreign wars threatening the country's fragile stability, the body of a small boy is found in the City of London, with strange marks that no one can explain. When idealistic physician Nicholas Shelby finds another body displaying the same marks only days later, he becomes convinced that a killer is at work, preying on the weak and destitute of London.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Angels Mark

    • By P. madden on 15-09-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • The Magic Cottage

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159

    The nightmare home. We thought we'd found our haven, a cottage deep in the heart of the forest. Quaint, charming, maybe a little run-down, but so peaceful. The woodland animals and birds couldn't have been more neighbourly. That was the first part of the Magic. Midge's painting and my music soared to new heights of creativity. That was another part of the Magic. Our sensing, our feelings, our love for each other - well, that became the supreme Magic. But the cottage had an alternative side. The Bad Magic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, spoiled by the Narrator

    • By Nathan Carr on 11-04-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Idea in You

    • How to Find It, Build It, and Change Your Life
    • By: Martin Amor, Alex Pellew
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Do you have an idea in you? A hobby, a project, a product...something that could change your life? The Idea in You is a bulletproof system for finding the right idea and shaping it in to a success - on your own terms. With advice from the people behind the likes of Pizza Pilgrims, Parkrun and Decoded, The Idea in You will show you what to expect, how to think and what to do when launching your own venture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommeneded

    • By NgomAC on 18-03-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Mammoth Book of the Jack the Ripper

    • By: Maxim Jakubowski
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    This audiobook focuses on the countless theories that have been put forward with regard to the identity of the notorious Victorian serial killer and offers an extensive section presenting all the known facts in the case. It includes 30 essays by the most famous, often controversial Ripperologists putting forward their own theories. It remains one of the few audiobooks to offer a series of alternative solutions to Jack the Ripper's identity and the truth behind the Whitechapel murders.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All you ever wanted to know about Jack the Ripper

    • By Lilian Crossley on 05-12-15

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Stuffocation

    • Living More with Less
    • By: James Wallman
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Trend forecaster James Wallman reveals the world's growing sense of stuffocation – and how we can move away from it. We have more stuff than we could ever need - clothes we don't wear, kit we don't use, and toys we don't play with. But having everything we thought we wanted isn't making us happier. It's bad for the planet. It's cluttering up our homes. It's making us feel 'stuffocated' and stressed - and it might even be killing us.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Tenuous, badly written, over dramatised rubbish

    • By Emily on 17-07-16

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Fire in the Thatch

    • By: E. C. R. Lorac
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The Second World War is drawing to a close. Nicholas Vaughan, released from the army after an accident, takes refuge in Devon renting a thatched cottage in the beautiful countryside at Mallory Fitzjohn. Hard work and rural peace seem to make this a happy bachelor life. On a nearby farm lives the bored, flirtatious June St Cyres, an exile from London while her husband is a Japanese POW. June’s presence attracts fashionable visitors of dubious character and threatens to spoil Vaughan’s prized seclusion. When Little Thatch is destroyed in a blaze, all Vaughan’s work goes up in smoke, and Inspector Macdonald is drafted in to uncover a motive for murder.

    Regular price: £19.29

    • The Intrusions

    • By: Stav Sherez
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    When a distressed young woman arrives at their station claiming her friend has been abducted, and that the man threatened to come back and 'claim her next', detectives Carrigan and Miller are thrust into a terrifying new world of stalking and obsession. Under scrutiny themselves, and with old foes and enmities resurfacing, how long will Carrigan and Miller have to find out the truth behind what these two women have been subjected to?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Carrie on 19-05-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Others

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    The ugly truth. Nicholas Dismas is a Private Investigator, but like no other that has gone before him. He carries a secret to which not even he has the answer. Dismas is hired to find a missing baby. One that was taken away at birth... Or was it? His investigation takes him to a mysteriously located place called Perfect Rest, a nursing home for the elderly. Here Dismas will discover the dark secret of the Others. And in an astonishing and spectacular finale he will resolve the enigma of his own existence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!!

    • By Mia on 07-01-15

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Man Who Died

    • By: Antti Tuomainen, David Hackston
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 114

    A successful entrepreneur in the mushroom industry, Jaakko Kaunismaa is a man in his prime. At just 37 years of age, he is shocked when his doctor tells him that he's dying. What is more, the cause is discovered to be prolonged exposure to toxins; in other words, someone has slowly but surely been poisoning him. Determined to find out who wants him dead, Jaakko embarks on a suspenseful roller-coaster journey full of unusual characters, bizarre situations and unexpected twists.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Jaako is a Fun Guy

    • By Simon on 05-08-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Be Brilliant Every Day

    • By: Andy Whittaker, Andy Cope
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    We all have good days and bad days. Some days we’re on form, others we can’t really be bothered and feel a little lack lustre. No one enjoys those slump days - so let’s do away with them! The wonderful, uplifting and funny authors of the best-selling The Art of Being Brilliant are here to show us how to get motivated, get positive and get happy, and, most importantly, how to be all three consistently. Every single day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfectly formed

    • By M on 14-07-15

    Regular price: £10.99

    • Six Stories

    • By: Matt Wesolowski
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce, Helen Johns, Leighton Pugh, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 90

    It's 1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an outward bound centre. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. And the truth of what happened in the beautiful but eerie fell is locked in the memories of the tight-knit group of friends who took that fateful trip and the flimsy testimony of those living nearby.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • best not to try to resolve the mystery ...

    • By Gerard on 21-03-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Shrine

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Force for evil. A little girl called Alice, a deaf-mute. A vision. A lady in shimmering white who says she is the immaculate conception. And Alice can suddenly hear and speak. And she can perform miracles. Soon the site of the visitation, beneath the ancient oak tree, has become a shrine, a holy place for thousands of pilgrims. But Alice is no longer the guileless child overwhelmed by her new saintliness. She has become the agent of something corrupt, a vile force that is centuries-old.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Odd and enjoyable

    • By Allan Turnbull on 16-12-13

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Free Country

    • A Penniless Adventure the Length of Britain
    • By: George Mahood
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    The plan is simple. George and Ben have three weeks to cycle 1000 miles from the bottom of England to the top of Scotland. There's just one small problem - they have no bikes, no clothes, no food, and no money. Setting off in just a pair of Union Jack boxer shorts, they attempt to rely on the generosity of the British public for everything from food to accommodation, clothes to shoes, and bikes to beer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome

    • By JohnJenner on 18-02-17
    • A Penniless Adventure the Length of Britain
    • By: George Mahood
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 01-08-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 101 ratings

    Regular price: £24.19

    • The King Must Die

    • By: Mary Renault
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The epic of Thesus, the boy-king of Eleusis, ritually preordained to die after one year of marriage to the sacred queen but who defies God's decree and claims his inheritance - the throne of Athens. This re-creation of a Greek myth is written by the author of The Last of the Wine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vivid reconstruction of ancient times

    • By nicolette king on 15-07-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Art of Being a Brilliant Teenager

    • By: Andy Cope, Andy Whittaker, Darrell Woodman, and others
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Don't be a cliché. Don't stay in your bedroom grunting and grumbling. How about getting motivated, energized, and start making a difference?! The Art of Being a Brilliant Teenager teaches you how to become your very best self - and how to figure out who that is, exactly. Stay cool under all the pressures you're facing, and plot a map for the future that takes you wherever it is you want to go. Become proactive, determined, successful, and most importantly: happy!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Mark Hayes on 20-07-18

    Regular price: £6.59

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