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    • One Small Sacrifice

    • By: Hilary Davidson
    • Narrated by: Joe Hempel, Lacy Laurel, Mark Turetsky, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    NYPD detective Sheryn Sterling has had her eye on Alex Traynor ever since his friend Cori fell to her death under suspicious circumstances a year ago. Cori’s death was ruled a suicide, but Sheryn thinks Alex - a wartime photojournalist suffering from PTSD - got away with murder. When Alex’s fiancée, Emily, a talented and beloved local doctor, suddenly goes missing, Sheryn suspects that Alex is again at the center of a sticky case. Sheryn dislikes loose ends, and Cori’s death had way too many of them. But as Sheryn starts pulling at the threads in this web, her theory unravels.

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Have Space Suit - Will Travel

    • By: Robert A. Heinlein
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First prize in the Skyway Soap slogan contest was an all-expenses-paid trip to the moon. The consolation prize was an authenticspace suit, and when scientifically minded high school senior Kip Russell wonit, he knew for certain he would use it one day to make a sojourn of his own tothe stars. But "one day" comes sooner than he thinks when he tries the suit on in his backyard - and finds himself worlds away, a prisoner aboard a space pirate's ship.

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Boats of the Glen Carrig

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The survivors of the shipwrecked 18th century vessel Glen Carrig fight for their lives amidst a vast continent of weeds. Mysterious wrecks, horrific monsters, and swashbuckling adventure!

    Regular price: £13.09

    • Breaking Stalin's Nose

    • By: Eugene Yelchin
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Celebrated artist and author Eugene Yelchin drew on his own experience growing up in Soviet Russia to pen this Newbery Honor Book. Breaking Stalin’s Nose follows 10-year-old Sasha Zaichik, who wants nothing more than to be a Young Pioneer in Stalin’s Communist Party. But when his father, a member of the State Security police, is arrested the night before the Young Pioneer ceremony, Sasha is left to re-evaluate everything he’s been taught about Stalin and what it truly means to be a good comrade.

    Regular price: £10.19

    • Outside the Dog Museum

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Harry Radcliffe is a brilliant prize-winning architect - witty and remarkable. He's also a self-serving opportunist, ready to take advantage of whatever situations, and women, come his way. But now, newly divorced and having had an inexplicable nervous breakdown, Harry is being wooed by the extremely wealthy Sultan of Saru to design a billion-dollar dog museum.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Dead Dog Of A Book

    • By Paul Snook on 15-05-16

    Regular price: £19.39

    • The Lincoln Project

    • The Flashback Four #1
    • By: Dan Gutman
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In New York Times best-selling author Dan Gutman's all-new series, which blends fascinating real history with an action-packed and hilarious adventure, four very different kids are picked by a mysterious billionaire to travel through time and photograph some of history's most important events. This time the four friends are headed to 1863 to catch Abraham Lincoln delivering his famous Gettysburg Address.

    Regular price: £17.69

    • The Pompeii Disaster

    • Flashback Four, Book 3
    • By: Dan Gutman
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
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    Eccentric billionaire Miss Z is sending Luke, Julia, David, and Isabel on another mission back in time to capture one of history’s most important events. This time, the Flashback Four are headed to AD 79 to photograph the eruption of Mount Vesuvius! Can the Flashback Four get their photo and get back home before they become ancient history? The Pompeii Disaster tells the story of one of the world’s most devastating natural disasters like you’ve never seen it before.

    Regular price: £18.89

    • The Titanic Mission

    • Flashback Four, Book 2
    • By: Dan Gutman
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In New York Times best-selling author Dan Gutman's all-new series, which blends fascinating real history with an action-packed adventure, four very different kids are picked by a mysterious billionaire to travel through time and photograph some of history's most important events. This time, Luke, Julia, David, and Isabel are headed to the deck of the doomed Titanic. Their mission? Capture a shot of the sinking ship, then come right back.

    Regular price: £17.69

    • Borders: A Very Short Introduction 

    • By: Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Compelling and accessible, this Very Short Introduction challenges the perception of borders as passive lines on a map, revealing them instead to be integral forces in the economic, social, political, and environmental processes that shape our lives.

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    • My favourite Very Short Introduction so far

    • By Fair_enough on 14-11-14

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Wisdom of Buddha

    • By: The Wisdom Series
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Drawn from the sacred books of Buddhism, this collection reveals the insights and beliefs at the heart of the world’s fourth-largest religion. Siddhartha Guatama, a sixth-century Hindu warrior prince, renounced the world in his search for the meaning of life and became the Buddha, or “Enlightened One,” while meditating at Bodh Gaya. From that moment forward the Buddha sought to share his own enlightenment with all of mankind.

    Regular price: £14.49

    • After Silence

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his late thirties, Max Fischer is a successful cartoonist living in Los Angeles. Scarred by recent love affairs, he is cautious yet intrigued when he meets Lily Aaron and her nine-year-old son, Lincoln. Lily, the manager of an offbeat restaurant, devotes her life to raising her son alone. As Max spends time with the Aarons, he falls irresistibly in love with them. The perfect mate, the perfect child - the perfect situation, since they seem to love him, too, with equal intensity.

    Regular price: £16.49

    • The King in Yellow

    • By: Robert W. Chambers
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Skillfully narrated by voice actor Mark Turetsky, The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers is a classic in the field of the supernatural. The series of 10 short stories is named after a fictional play of the same name which induces madness in the minds of those that read it. The Yellow King and Carcosa were often alluded to in a popular TV series True Detective, where evil and madness are often a theme.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

    • By: The Wisdom Series
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
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    One of the most well-known personalities of his day, Oscar Wilde charmed and beguiled readers and audiences with his eloquent and biting observations, his smart quips, and the witticisms peppering his own speech and the speech of his characters. The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde collects both his best-loved quotes and longer excerpts, revealing a man wise to human nature and his times, and never shy with his searing comments on men, women, art, behavior, children, politics, youth, and other topics.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Town Is by the Sea

    • By: Joanne Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather's grave after lunch, and comes home to a simple family dinner, but all the while his mind strays to his father digging for coal deep down under the sea. With curriculum connections to communities and the history of mining, this beautifully understated and haunting story brings a piece of history to life. The ever-present ocean and inevitable pattern of life in a maritime mining town will enthrall children and move adult listeners.

    Regular price: £1.89

    • Beyond Lies the Wub

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Published shortly after his high school graduation, “Beyond Lies the Wub” is the classic short story by science fiction master Philip K. Dick. Peterson, a crew member from a spaceship visiting Mars, purchases a giant, pig-like creature called a wub. Although Captain Franco means to make a meal of the strange beast, the wub proves to be likeable and intelligent by discussing the travels of Odysseus and the impact of myth on the human spirit.

    Regular price: £1.89

    • Wisdom of Muhammad

    • By: The Wisdom Series
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This compelling examination of the life and sayings of Muhammad offers the modern reader both a historical context for and a spiritual guide to the principals at the heart of the world’s second-largest religion. Drawing on the Koran and the Sunnah, this collection of quotes is organized by topic from A to Z and provides a window into the eloquence, practicality, and ethical fortitude with which Muhammad preached to his followers. Covering a diverse range of topics, from marriage and civic charity to the individual’s relationship to God and the afterlife, the Prophet’s words dispel misconceptions about the history of the faith, its leader, and its core beliefs.

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Supergifted

    • By: Gordon Korman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross, Erin Moon, Mark Turetsky, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Donovan Curtis has never been what anyone would call "gifted". But his genius friend Noah Youkilis is actually supergifted, with one of the highest IQs around. After years at the Academy for Scholastic Distinction, all Noah dreams of is the opportunity to fail if he wants to. And he's landed in the perfect place to do it - Donovan's school. Almost immediately, Noah finds himself on the wrong side of cheerleading captain Megan Mercury and alpha jock Hash "Hashtag" Taggart.

    Regular price: £22.49

    • Lincoln: A Very Short Introduction 

    • By: Allen C. Guelzo
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Beneath the surface of the apparently untutored and deceptively frank Abraham Lincoln ran private tunnels of self-taught study, a restless philosophical curiosity, and a profound grasp of the fundamentals of democracy. Now, in Lincoln: A Very Short Introduction, the award-winning Lincoln authority Allen C. Guelzo offers a penetrating look into the mind of one of our greatest presidents.

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Wisdom of Confucius

    • By: The Wisdom Series
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Teacher, politician, philosopher, and student, Confucius offered wisdom and aphorisms on a variety of topics that transcend borders and time. Whether considering his own life, human nature, or a society’s responsibilities, Confucius’s teachings emphasize personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice, and sincerity. He aimed to effect social and political reform, and left a legacy of wisdom that remains true today. Organized by topic, this collection of quotes, sayings, and lessons is often as entertaining as it is educational.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Wisdom of Mark Twain

    • By: The Wisdom Series
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his writing, Mark Twain had a distinctly American humor and was never shy to use it. In this collection of his mostly wise and sometimes controversial observations about the world he lived in, its people, and its ideas, listeners can learn firsthand why he became one of the most popular and irreverent figures of his day. Drawing from his books, short stories, essays, sketches, and speeches, The Wisdom of Mark Twain demonstrates that his quick tongue and keen eye offered ideas that remain relatable over 100 years later.

    Regular price: £18.29

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