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    • Brave New World

    • Inside Pochettino's Spurs
    • By: Guillem Balague
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    The exclusive behind-the-scenes story of the Mauricio Pochettino revolution at Spurs, told in his own words. Since joining the club in 2014, Mauricio Pochettino has transformed Tottenham from underachievers into genuine title contenders. In the process, he has marked himself out as one of the best young managers in the world, more than holding his own against the Premier League's established heavyweights.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Different to what I expected

    • By Louis Meredith on 21-01-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Splinter in the Blood

    • By: Ashley Dyer
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Deceit, betrayal and tension abound in this chilling police procedural from dazzling new voice Ashley Dyer. Sergeant Ruth Lake and DCI Greg Carver are on the hunt for a serial killer who carefully poses his victims and covers every inch of their bodies in intricate, cryptic tattoos. Dubbed the 'Thorn Killer' by the media, the killer uses a primitive and excruciatingly painful thorn method to etch his victims. After many months, a breakthrough feels imminent. Then the killer gets personal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book!

    • By Gabrielle Dickinson on 23-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Great Game

    • Praetorian, Book 1
    • By: SJA Turney
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 42

    Promoted to the elite Praetorian Guard in the thick of battle, a young legionary is thrust into a seedy world of imperial politics and corruption. Tasked with uncovering a plot against the newly crowned Emperor Commodus, his mission takes him from the cold Danubian border all the way to the heart of Rome, the villa of the Emperor’s scheming sister, and the great Colosseum. What seems a straightforward, if terrifying, assignment soon descends into Machiavellian treachery and peril as everything in which young Rufinus trusts and believes is called into question....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good story ruined by poor sound control

    • By NICHOLAS on 21-07-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Eagles of Dacia

    • Praetorian, Book 3
    • By: SJA Turney
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    At the mercy of the scheming Imperial Chamberlain, Cleander, Rufinus is dispatched to Dacia, a land of untamed beauty at the edge of the Roman world, with orders to investigate the two legionary commanders there for signs of treason. Uncertain what to expect from his mission, the two generals, or the land itself, Rufinus travels east with Senova and his faithful hound, Acheron. But machinations and skullduggery are afoot in Dacia, and the young praetorian is walking into the heart of empire-changing events.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simon Turned - Author of the Praetorian books

    • By Robert Spencer on 16-08-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Hangover Square

    • By: Patrick Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    London, 1939, and in the grimy publands of Earl's Court, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation. Netta is cool, contemptuous and hopelessly desirable to George. George is adrift in a drunken hell except in his dead moments, when something goes click in his head and he realises, without a doubt, that he must kill her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fine novel

    • By James on 03-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Passion of New Eve

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    I know nothing. I am a tabula rasa, a blank sheet of paper, an unhatched egg. I have not yet become a woman, although I possess a woman's shape. Not a woman, no: both more and less than a real woman. Now I am a being as mythic and monstrous as Mother herself.... New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Sunbird

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 21 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A lost civilisation. A curse reborn. Dr Ben Kazin has only a blurred photograph and a gut instinct that there is a lost city to uncover somewhere beneath the Botswana cliffs. Soon, a whispered curse and a chance encounter with a local tribe lead him to discover much more than city foundations. The curse, it seems, is real, and will link Ben, his oldest friend and the woman they both love with a forgotten leader from 2,000 years ago, in a city of glory and honour that subsequently disappeared without a trace. 

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Churchill & Orwell

    • The Fight for Freedom
    • By: Thomas E. Ricks
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close to death in the mid-1930s - Orwell shot in the neck in the Spanish Civil War and Churchill struck by a car in New York City. If they'd died then, history would scarcely remember them. At the time Churchill was a politician on the outs, his loyalty to his class and party suspect. Orwell was a mildly successful novelist, to put it generously. No one would have predicted that by the end of the 20th century, they would be considered two of the most important people in British history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent performance, interesting book

    • By Vashik Armenikus on 02-02-19

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Price of Treason

    • Praetorian Series, Book 2
    • By: SJA Turney
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Two years have passed since the emperor's loyal Praetorian guardsman Gnaeus Marcius Rustius Rufinus foiled Lucilla's great assassination plot. Plagued by the ghosts of his past, Rufinus has enacted his own form of justice upon the Praetorian cavalrymen who murdered the imperial agent Dis two years earlier. But the Fates will not let Rufinus rest. Rome is beginning to seethe with rumour and conspiracy as Perennis, the prefect of the Praetorian Guard, and Cleander, the imperial chamberlain, continue to play their ‘great game'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional!

    • By Kindle Customer on 18-09-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Seventh Cross

    • By: Anna Seghers
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    A gripping escape novel written while the Nazis were at the height of their in power, The Seventh Cross was an international best seller in 1942. It is both a gripping escape story and a powerful novel of resistance. Seven prisoners escape from Westhofen concentration camp. Seven crosses are erected in the grounds, and the commandant vows to capture the fugitives within a week. Six men are caught quickly, but George Heisler slips through his pursuers' fingers, and it becomes a matter of pride to track him down no matter what. 

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Mesmerist

    • The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound
    • By: Wendy Moore
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Medicine in the early 1800s was a brutal business. Operations were performed without anaesthesia while conventional treatment relied on leeches, cupping and toxic potions. It was said of one surgeon, 'His surgical acquirements were very small, his operations generally very badly performed and accompanied with much bungling, if not worse.' It was lucky, for the doctor at least, that his deafness made him immune to his patients' dying groans. Into this milieu came John Elliotson, the dazzling new hope of the medical world.

    • The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound
    • By: Wendy Moore
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 27-04-17
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin

    • By: Andrew Wilson
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the youngest child of an East London taxi driver to scale the heights of fame, fortune and glamour. He designed clothes for the world's most beautiful women, including Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell. In business he created a multimillion-pound luxury brand that became a favourite with both celebrities and royalty, most famously the Duchess of Cambridge, who wore a McQueen dress on her wedding day. But behind the confident facade and bad-boy image lay a sensitive soul who struggled to survive in the ruthless world of fashion.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Big Data in Practice

    • How 45 Successful Companies Used Big Data Analytics to Deliver Extraordinary Results
    • By: Bernard Marr
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The best-selling author of Big Data is back, this time with a unique and in-depth insight into how specific companies use big data. Big data is on the tip of everyone's tongue. Everyone understands its power and importance, but many fail to grasp the actionable steps and resources required to utilise it effectively. This book fills the knowledge gap by showing how major companies are using big data every day, from an up-close, on-the-ground perspective.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The most dissapointing read ever!

    • By AGNIESZKA on 07-09-17
    • How 45 Successful Companies Used Big Data Analytics to Deliver Extraordinary Results
    • By: Bernard Marr
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 15-08-17
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 23 ratings

    Regular price: £19.39

    • The Title

    • The Story of the First Division
    • By: Scott Murray
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    In The Title, Scott Murray delivers a lively, cherry-picked history of the country's football narrative through the prism of the old First Division. Rich with humour yet underpinned with solid research, this is a glorious ramble across English football's varied terrain. With as much about Preston, Burnley, Wolves, Portsmouth and West Brom as the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United, we learn the less well-known stories the sport has to tell, such as the plight of Glossop - the smallest club to ever play top-flight football.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worst Auditory Performance in 70+ Books

    • By Luke Regan on 27-09-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Troll

    • By: D.B. Thorne
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    A gripping and explosive psychological thriller about a young woman who disappears in suspicious circumstances, having been hounded by a vicious online troll. Years ago, Fortune gave up on his daughter, Sophie, after a troubled adolescence. Now she's gone missing, vanished without trace. And after weeks of investigation, the police have given up on her, too. Driven by guilt, and a determination to atone for his failures as a father, he takes on the search himself.

    Regular price: £27.99

    • Trawl

    • By: B. S. Johnson
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In his heyday, during the 1960s and early 1970s, B. S. Johnson was one of the best-known novelists in Britain. A passionate advocate for the avant-garde, he became famous for his forthright views on the future of the novel and for his unique ways of putting them into practice. Convinced that 'telling stories is telling lies' and that he should write about 'nothing else but what happens to me', Johnson produced Trawl.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Clownfish

    • By: Alan Durant
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A moving and stunningly original story of friendship and life after loss, from award-winning and much-loved author Alan Durant. Dak's dad has been dead for seven days when suddenly he reappears. He's the same in almost every way, with one startling exception: Dad has turned into a clownfish and now lives in a tank at their local aquarium. Dak is delighted by the news - he has Dad back, even if he isn't quite as he was before. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving, gently funny story about grief, friendship

    • By K. J. Noyes on 28-11-18

    Regular price: £24.49

    • Surrogate

    • By: Tim Adler
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    How much is your child worth? That's the question Hugo and Emily Cox must answer when they get a ransom demand for their child - from Alice, the surrogate mother they paid to carry their baby. The police are helpless. No law has been broken - the baby belongs to their surrogate. And Hugo has a secret he's keeping from his wife that makes their search even more desperate. Now Hugo and Emily must find their missing daughter...even if it costs them everything they own.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • unbelievable storyline

    • By Natalie on 21-03-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Return of the Young Prince

    • By: A. G. Roemmers
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. But even princes from faraway planets eventually grow up. No longer content with his tiny planet, the young prince sets off once again to explore the universe. And so begins another remarkable journey into the secrets and joys of living a meaningful life. This wonderful sequel to the beloved classic overflows with love and wisdom, a true celebration of life as it should be lived in all its beauty and joy.

    Regular price: £10.99

    • Splinter in the Blood

    • A Novel
    • By: Ashley Dyer
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    A propulsive debut suspense novel, filled with secrets, nerve-jangling tension, perplexing mystery, and cold-blooded murder, in which a police officer on the hunt for a macabre serial killer is brutally attacked, and only his partner knows the truth about what happened - and who did it. After months of hunting a cold-blooded murderer that the press has dubbed the Thorn Killer, Detective Greg Carver is shot in his own home. His trusted partner, Ruth Lake, is alone with him. Yet instead of calling for help, she’s rearranged the crime scene and wiped the room clean of prints.

    Regular price: £31.39

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