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    • The Secret Rooms: A True Gothic Mystery

    • By: Catherine Bailey
    • Narrated by: Stephen Rashbrook
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 108

    In April 1940, the ninth Duke of Rutland died in mysterious circumstances in one of the rooms of his family estate, Belvoir Castle. The mystery surrounding these rooms holds the key to a tragic story that is played out on the brutal battlefields of the Western Front and in the exclusive salons of Mayfair and Belgravia in the dying years of la belle époque. Uncovered is a dark and disturbing period in the history of the Rutland family, and one which they were determined to keep hidden for over 60 years. Sixty years on, The Secret Rooms is the true story of family secrets and one man’s determination to keep the past hidden at any cost.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great read. Great narration.

    • By Gale on 11-11-12

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Why Spencer Perceval Had to Die

    • The Assassination of a British Prime Minister
    • By: Andro Linklater
    • Narrated by: Stephen Rashbrook
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    On the afternoon of May 11, 1812, Spencer Perceval, the all-powerful prime minister of Great Britain, was fatally shot at short range in the lobby of Parliament by John Bellingham, a Liverpool businessman. Perceval polarized public opinion: Revered by some and hated by others for his fight against the lucrative slave trade, he domineeringly kept Britain at war against Napoléon and was driving her into war with the United States despite the huge economic drain of each, raising taxes to new heights to finance his decisions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Important History - Well Told

    • By Jeanette on 15-05-12

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Digital Wars

    • Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the Battle for the Internet
    • By: Charles Arthur
    • Narrated by: Stephen Rashbrook
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    Digital Wars starts in 1998, when the Internet and computing business was about to be upended - by an antitrust case, a tiny start-up and a former giant rebuilding it. Charles Arthur here examines the differing strategies of the three best-known tech companies in their battle to win control of the exploding network connecting the world. Microsoft was a giant - soon to become the highest-valued company in the world - while Apple was a minnow and Google just a start-up. By February 2012, Apple was worth more than both Microsoft and Google combined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Lee on 30-06-13

    Regular price: £18.99