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    • Audible Theatre Collection: Chekhov

    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Samantha Bond, Freddie Fox, Katherine Kingsley, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Despite his early death from tuberculosis at the age of 44, Chekhov was a prolific writer and produced more than 250 short stories in addition to several novellas and a novel. The Russian was also a practicing doctor. A celebrated playwright, Anton Chekhov is often recognised as an influential figure of early modernism of the theatre in addition to being held in high esteem by the likes of George Bernard Shaw and Virginia Woolf, although much praise was not as forthcoming until after his death in 1904.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
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    • By Katherine Cancro on 24-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Collected Stories - Vol IV

    • By: Arthur C Clarke
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady, Ben Onwukwe, Nick Boulton, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    A forth collection of gripping short stories from the most acclaimed Science Fiction author of any generation. Arthur C Clarke is without question the world's best-known science fiction writer, enjoying a career of unequalled success. Clarke has always been celebrated for his prophetic vision, which is fully on display in this audiobook, but there are also many stories which show his imagination in full flight.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Fire in the East - Warrior of Rome

    • By: Harry Sidebottom
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    The far-flung and isolated citadel of Arete faces out across the wasteland, awaiting the inevitable invasion. One man is sent to marshal the defences of this lonely city; one man to shore up the crumbling walls of a once indomitable symbol of Roman power; a man whose name itself means war, a man called Ballista.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worth Persevering With

    • By Simon on 12-07-14

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Breaking Strain

    • By: Arthur C Clarke
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    This compelling space drama tells the story of two men faced with an impossible decision. Somewhere between Venus and Earth, a space freighter is hit by a meteor, destroying vital supplies of oxygen. There is only enough oxygen remaining for one man to survive the journey home. But who should live? And how will they decide?

    Regular price: £4.34

    • Hothouse

    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    In a strange future, the Earth has stopped rotating, and the stationary world is now split between perpetual day and unending night. The few remaining humans are led by the elders who, facing the end of their time, hand the leadership to a young girl, Toy. The group’s manchild Gren wants to be his own leader, however, and will tear apart the group in his search for a new Eden.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb extrapolationist SF

    • By Graeme from Preston on 02-09-15

    Regular price: £15.69

    • A Darker Shade of Blue

    • By: John Harvey
    • Narrated by: Amy Shindler, Colin Mace, Gordon Griffin, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    m the killing fields of the East Midlands to the mean streets of London, from the jazz clubs and clip joints of Soho to the barren fenlands of East Anglia, this is a world of broken families and run-down estates, revenge killings and prostitution, drugs, guns and corruption; a world of overstretched police forces and underpaid detectives, men and women who strive nonetheless for a kind of justice; a world in which everything, even friendship, has a price. Featuring familiar characters including Frank Elder and Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • badly compiled

    • By SwissMountainLeader on 23-08-14

    Regular price: £17.38

    • The Pillars of Rome

    • Book 1 of the Republic Series
    • By: Jack Ludlow
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    With barbarians at the gate and enemies within, two men must fight for the soul of the Republic. In a cave hacked out of rock two young boys appeal to the famed Roman oracle for a glimpse into their future. In the flickering torchlight the Sybil draws the blood-red shape of an eagle with wings outstretched: an omen of death. As they flee the cave in fear, Aulus and Lucius make an oath of loyalty until death. An oath that will be tested in the years to come. Narrator Nick Boulton brings this story of prophecy, courage, history and adventure to powerful life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Two kids and a prediction ...

    • By Graham Gittins on 23-11-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Wolves of the North

    • By: Harry Sidebottom
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    AD 263 - the Roman Empire is in turmoil, with violent uprising threatening the balance of power. Ballista undertakes his most treacherous journey yet in a covert attempt to turn the barbarians against each other. He must face the Heruli - the Wolves of the North - the most brutal tribe of them all. But is it possible that the greatest threat may come from within Ballista’s own familia?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Confusing, or may be it's me.

    • By Anonymous User on 06-11-12

    Regular price: £17.39

    • The Sword of Revenge

    • Book 2 of the Republic Series
    • By: Jack Ludlow
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Aulus is dead. Hailed as a hero of the republic, his sons, Quintus and Titus have new and heavy responsibilities placed upon them. Lucius, now the most powerful - and sinister - senator in Rome, is keen to manipulate the Cornelii family to achieve his own goals. Meanwhile the young Aquila lives in Spain with dreams of becoming a powerful solider to fight for Rome, and discover his destiny, hidden within his Eagled amulet.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing at best

    • By Street on 23-04-19

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Collected Stories (Vol V)

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe, Buffy Davis, Mike Grady, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    The fifth collection of gripping short stories from the most acclaimed Science Fiction author of any generation.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Claws

    • By: Stephen Booth
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In the wild crags of the Dark Peak moorland, a ruthless conflict has been raging for years. The discovery of an illegal haul from the bedroom of a terraced house is a clue to what might be at stake - perhaps the entire future of one of the most prized landscapes in the Peak District National Park. For young Derbyshire police detective DC Ben Cooper, an assignment to the Rural Crime Squad means stepping into the middle of the conflict, without being quite sure whose side he's on.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Karen on 04-09-16

    Regular price: £5.29

    • A Ship of War

    • By: Sean Thomas Russell
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Charles Hayden sets off aboard the ill-fated HMS Themis with orders to destroy a French frigate and to gather intelligence from a royalist spy. On discovering French plans for an imminent invasion of England, Hayden must return to Portsmouth to give warning before it's too late. But the enemy has been lying in wait for him, and so begins a dangerous chase out into the Atlantic and into the clutches of a powerful French squadron…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Ship of War

    • By catsatcastle on 14-11-12

    Regular price: £17.39

    • The Gods of War

    • Book 3 of the Republic Series
    • By: Jack Ludlow
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Lucius Falerius is dead, and Rome in its entirety mourns the passing of its most powerful senator. It falls to his son Marcellus to carry out his father's legacy and restore the rights promised to the defeated Sicilian slaves, yet there are those who will not see the honour of Rome compromised and the slaves assuaged.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Cold in Hand

    • By: John Harvey
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    A dispute between rival gangs escalates into violence. One teenage girl is left dead, another injured and a police officer is caught in the crossfire. DI Resnick is hauled back to the front line to help deal with the fallout. But when the dead girl's father seeks to lay the blame on his colleague, Resnick finds the line between personal and professional dangerously blurred.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very very good

    • By JCCSussex on 23-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99