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    • Carrion Comfort

    • By: Dan Simmons
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster, Laural Merlington
    • Length: 39 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    Caught behind the lines of Hitler's Final Solution, Saul Laski is one of the multitudes destined to die in the notorious Chelmno extermination camp. Until he rises to meet his fate and finds himself face to face with an evil far older, and far greater, than the Nazis themselves. Compelled by the encounter to survive at all costs, so begins a journey that for Saul will span decades and cross continents, plunging into the darkest corners of 20th century history to reveal a secret society of beings who may often exist behind the world's most horrible and violent events.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Long, long, log... but good!

    • By Pamela Kiewitt on 02-11-11

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Penelopiad

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan War was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope must bring up her wayward son, face down scandalous rumours, and keep over 100 lustful, greedy, and bloodthirsty suitors at bay.... And then, when Odysseus finally returns and slaughters the murderous suitors, he hangs Penelope's 12 maids.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting concept, not enough depth

    • By Miss Z Cook on 25-11-16

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

    • By: Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard, Shelley Atkinson, Laural Merlington, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 404

    You think you know how the world works? Think again. From best-selling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller that questions the very foundations of the modern world. Magic has faded from the minds of mankind, until an encounter between Melisande Stokes, linguistics expert at Harvard, and Tristan Lyons, shadowy agent of government, leads to the uncovering of a distant past.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • started good but got quite boring <br />

    • By gemma dawe on 17-07-17

    Regular price: £26.99

    • Sacred Space

    • Clearing and Enhancing the Energy of Your Home
    • By: Denise Linn
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    By clearing and enhancing energy, you can transform your home into a sanctuary which radiates positive energy in ever-expanding circles. In this fascinating and unusual audiobook, Denise Linn shows you how you can dramatically change your life by changing the environment in your home or office. She combines information from her own Native American heritage with material she has personally collected from native traditions around the world to bring you practical, easy-to-use exercises for balancing the physical, emotional, and spiritual energies in your home

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Gulag

    • A History
    • By: Anne Applebaum
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 27 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    The Gulag - a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners - was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism. In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag, from its origins in the Russian Revolution, through its expansion under Stalin, to its collapse in the era of glasnost.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A tragic history fantastically depicted

    • By Ozzymandias on 26-09-13

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Staying with the Trouble

    • Making Kin in the Chthulucene
    • By: Donna J. Haraway
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    In the midst of spiraling ecological devastation, multispecies feminist theorist Donna J. Haraway offers provocative new ways to reconfigure our relations to the earth and all its inhabitants. She eschews referring to our current epoch as the Anthropocene, preferring to conceptualize it as what she calls the Chthulucene, as it more aptly and fully describes our epoch as one in which the human and nonhuman are inextricably linked in tentacular practices.

    Regular price: £21.69

    • Getting Past Your Breakup

    • How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You
    • By: Susan J. Elliott JD MEd
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    It’s over - and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup. Forget about trying to win your ex back. Forget about losing yourself and trying to make this person love you. Forget it! Starting today, this breakup is the best time to change your life for the better, inside and out. Getting Past Your Breakup is a proven road map for overcoming the painful end of any romantic relationship, even divorce.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Frankly i was bored!

    • By Open Ears on 15-10-16

    Regular price: £18.39

    • If I Can't Have You:

    • Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Children
    • By: Gregg Olsen, Rebecca Morris
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington, Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    The tragic story of Susan Powell and her murdered boys, Charlie and Braden, is the only case that rivals the Jon Benet Ramsey saga in the annals of true crime. When the pretty, blonde Utah mother went missing in December of 2009 the media was swept up in the story - with lenses and microphones trained on Susan's husband, Josh. He said he had no idea what happened to his young wife, and that he and the boys had been camping in the middle of a snowstorm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a heartbreaking listen

    • By E on 07-10-16

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Between Sisters

    • By: Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Claire Cavenaugh has fallen in love for the first time in her life. As her wedding day approaches, she prepares to face her harsh, judgmental older sister. It is the first time they have been together in more than two decades. Over the course of a hot Pacific Northwest summer, these two women who believe they have nothing in common will try to become what they never were: a family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read

    • By Niamh O Carroll on 10-09-17

    Regular price: £20.29

    • Rapt

    • Attention and the Interested Life
    • By: Winifred Gallagher
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    In Rapt, acclaimed behavioral science writer Winifred Gallagher makes the argument that the quality of your life largely depends on what you choose to pay attention to and how you choose to do it. Gallagher grapples with provocative questions - Can we train our focus? What's different about the way creative people pay attention? Why do we often zero in on the wrong factors when making big decisions? - driving us to reconsider what we think we know about attention.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • annoying narration

    • By diziet on 02-04-18

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Ten Days in a Mad-House

    • By: Nellie Bly
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    In 1887, Nellie Bly had herself committed to the notorious Blackwell's Island insane asylum in New York City with the goal of discovering what life was like for its patients. While there, she experienced firsthand the shocking abuse and neglect of its inmates, from inedible food to horrifyingly unsanitary conditions. Ten Days in a Mad-House established Bly as a pioneering female journalist and remains a classic of investigative reporting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • captivating and unnerving

    • By Andy on 30-08-17

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Your Resonant Self

    • Guided Meditations and Exercises to Engage Your Brain's Capacity for Healing
    • By: Sarah Peyton, Bonnie Badenoch - foreword
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In simple language and easy-to-follow exercises, Your Resonant Self synthesizes the latest discoveries in brain science, trauma treatment, and the power of empathy into an effective healing method that literally rewires our brain and restores our capacity for self-love and well-being. Each chapter weaves the core concepts of neurobiology with guided meditations, painting an inspiring picture of the human brain's inherent yearning toward healing and wholeness. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • profoundly life changing

    • By philip on 21-02-19

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Manage Your Day-to-Day

    • Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind
    • By: Jocelyn K. Glei (Editor)
    • Narrated by: Fred Stella, Laural Merlington
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    Are you overextended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven’t accomplished the most important things on your agenda by the time you leave the office? The world has changed and the way we work has to change, too. Manage Your Day-to-Day will give you a toolkit for tackling the challenges of a 24/7, always-on workplace. We’ll show you how to build a rock-solid daily routine, field a constant barrage of messages, find focus amid chaos, and carve out the time you need to do the work that matters.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book with Helpful Tips - Some Narration is Robotic

    • By Sonscope on 29-12-14

    Regular price: £6.59

    • The Theory That Would Not Die

    • How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy
    • By: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Bayes' rule appears to be a straightforward, one-line theorem: by updating our initial beliefs with objective new information, we get a new and improved belief. To its adherents, it is an elegant statement about learning from experience. To its opponents, it is subjectivity run amok. Sharon Bertsch McGrayne here explores this controversial theorem and the human obsessions surrounding it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • New developments in statistics breathlessly told

    • By David Steinsaltz on 08-08-15

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Industrial Magic

    • By: Kelley Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    After Paige Winterbourne is ousted as leader of the American Coven of Witches, all she wants to do is hide under her duvet for a few months. Let the supernatural world manage without her, see if she cares… But fate, of course, has other plans. A murderer is on the loose - someone with superhuman skills. When Paige learns that the killer is targeting children, she realises she has to get involved in the covert investigation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Super

    • By Amazon Customer on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Hannah Arendt

    • A Life in Dark Times
    • By: Anne C. Heller
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Hannah Arendt, one of the most gifted and provocative voices of her era, was a polarizing cultural theorist - extolled by her peers as a visionary and denounced by others as a fraud. Born in Prussia to assimilated Jewish parents, she escaped from Hitler's Germany in 1933 and became best known for her critique of the world's response to the evils of World War II.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving overview of a great thinker

    • By AK on 07-10-17

    Regular price: £13.59

    • The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual

    • A Complete Guide to Type 1 Diabetes Across the Lifespan for People with Diabetes, Parents, and Caregivers
    • By: Jamie Wood MD, Anne Peters MD
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Jamie Wood and Dr. Anne Peters, two of the most respected and sought-after endocrinologists, provide an easy-to-follow narrative on all aspects of the disease. Offering practical, evidence-based, and common sense help, The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual will be the go-to reference for everyone touched by type 1 diabetes. 

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Heart of a Warrior

    • Ly-San-Ter, Book 3
    • By: Johanna Lindsey
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Brittany Callaghan thinks she's dreaming when a blond, nearly seven-feet-tall Nordic god shows up on her doorstep in her tiny California town. He claims to be a barbarian warrior in need of her help. Though a stunning, statuesque beauty herself, intelligent and independent Brittany has struggled hard to earn respect in a man's world. She is taken aback when Dalden, a spectacular Viking who is a long way from home, needs her help - and is willing to pay for it.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Really boring and a wast

    • By Deeds not words on 18-11-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Alien Abduction Files

    • The Most Startling Cases of Human-Alien Contact Ever Reported
    • By: Kathleen Marden, Denise Stoner
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Why would two women separated by thousands of miles share a common thread involving alien abduction? Both cases are supported by multiple witnesses and have substantial evidence. Both women experienced missing time while driving with a companion and were later taken from their homes. Both have been unwilling participants in ongoing experimental procedures that appear to follow family genetic lines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book

    • By Galaxeja on 17-07-15

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus

    • How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith
    • By: Ann Spangler, Lois Tverberg
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus takes readers on a fascinating journey, helping them discover how learning about the Jewish world of Jesus can enrich their own faith. By exploring the land, culture, customs, prayers, and feasts, Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg help readers to perceive Jesus through the eyes and ears of first-century Jews.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Grace on 07-03-17

    Regular price: £23.59

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