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    • Dissolution

    • Shardlake, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 906
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 819
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 820

    It is 1537, a time of revolution that sees the greatest changes in England since 1066. Henry VIII has proclaimed himself Supreme Head of the Church. The country is waking up to savage new laws, rigged trials and the greatest network of informers ever seen. And under the orders of Thomas Cromwell, a team of commissioners is sent throughout the country to investigate the monasteries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Time Travellers Beware.....

    • By Hannah on 01-12-14

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Dracula [Audible Edition]

    • By: Bram Stoker
    • Narrated by: Alan Cumming, Tim Curry, Simon Vance, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,566
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,365
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,372

    The modern audience hasn't had a chance to truly appreciate the unknowing dread that readers would have felt when reading Bram Stoker's original 1897 manuscript. Most modern productions employ campiness or sound effects to try to bring back that gothic tension, but we've tried something different. By returning to Stoker's original storytelling structure - a series of letters and journal entries voiced by Jonathan Harker, Dr. Van Helsing, and other characters - with an all-star cast of narrators, we've sought to recapture its originally intended horror and power.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kallgren lowers the rating

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-05-16

    Regular price: £28.09

    • Oscar and Lucinda

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 20 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Oscar Hopkins, the hydrophobic, noisy-kneed son of a preacher, renounces his father's stern religion in favour of the Anglican Church. Lucinda Leplastrier, a frizzy-haired heiress, impulsively buys a glass factory with the inheritance forced on her by a well-intentioned adviser. When the two finally meet, on board a ship to New South Wales, Australia, they are bound by their affinity for gambling and risk, their loneliness and their awkwardly blossoming mutual affection.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Listenable modern classic that didn't spark for me

    • By K. J. Noyes on 02-04-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Lamentation

    • Shardlake, Book 6
    • By: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 25 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 874
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 789
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 785

    Summer, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councillors are engaged in a final and decisive power struggle; whoever wins will control the government of Henry's successor, eight-year-old Prince Edward. As heretics are hunted across London, and the radical Protestant Anne Askew is burned at the stake, the Catholic party focus their attack on Henry's sixth wife, Matthew Shardlake's old mentor, Queen Catherine Parr.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like listening to a play

    • By Brodie on 06-11-14

    Regular price: £28.99

    • Sovereign

    • Shardlake, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 20 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 554
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 503
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500

    Autumn, 1541. King Henry VIII has set out on a spectacular Progress to the North to attend an extravagant submission of his rebellious subjects in York. Already in the city are lawyer Matthew Shardlake and his assistant Jack Barak. As well as assisting with legal work processing petitions to the King, Shardlake has reluctantly undertaken a special mission - to ensure the welfare of an important but dangerous conspirator being returned to London for interrogation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jesu this is good!

    • By Karen on 29-01-16

    Regular price: £28.99

    • Dark Fire

    • Shardlake, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 591
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 590

    It is 1540 and the hottest summer of the sixteenth century. Matthew Shardlake, believing himself out of favour with Thomas Cromwell, is busy trying to maintain his legal practice and keep a low profile. But his involvement with a murder case, defending a girl accused of brutally murdering her young cousin, brings him once again into contact with the king's chief minister - and a new assignment . . .

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even Better Than The Last!

    • By Annie on 01-02-15

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Bone Clocks

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball, Leon Williams, Colin Mace, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,805
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,662
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,654

    One summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands what sort of asylum the woman was seeking.… The Bone Clocks follows Holly's life: not so far out of the ordinary, yet punctuated by flashes of precognition, visits from people who emerge from thin air, and brief lapses in the laws of reality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sodding marvellous

    • By Andy Parsons on 24-09-14

    Regular price: £31.29

    • Revelation

    • Shardlake, Book 4
    • By: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 21 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 435
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443

    Spring, 1543. King Henry VIII is wooing Lady Catherine Parr, whom he wants for his sixth wife. Archbishop Cranmer and the embattled Protestant faction at court are watching keenly, for Lady Catherine is known to have reformist sympathies. Matthew Shardlake, meanwhile, is working on the case of a teenage boy who has been placed in the Bedlam insane asylum, before his terrifying religious mania leads to him being burned as a heretic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Series

    • By Mrs Sue L Mead on 06-12-15

    Regular price: £28.99

    • Heartstone

    • Shardlake, Book 5
    • By: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 22 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441

    Summer, 1545. England is at war. Henry VIII's invasion of France has gone badly wrong, and a massive French fleet is preparing to sail across the Channel . . .Meanwhile, Matthew Shardlake is given an intriguing legal case by an old servant of Queen Catherine Parr. Asked to investigate claims of ‘monstrous wrongs' committed against his young ward, Hugh Curteys, by Sir Nicholas Hobbey, Shardlake and his assistant Barak journey to Portsmouth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Dark and Enthralling blend of fact and fiction

    • By Mrs on 01-12-15

    Regular price: £28.99

    • Icon

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 19 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    It is 1999 and Russia is on the edge of total implosion. Social and moral order has collapsed and what small semblance of control there is, is being imposed by mafia-like criminal gangs. While public opinion in the West is largely indifferent, the political analysts are less sanguine - Russian meltdown will make the disintegration of the Balkans look like the collapse of a cup-cake.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable read with great narration.

    • By John on 27-09-11

    Regular price: £24.09

    • Philosophy: 100 Essential Thinkers

    • The Ideas That Have Shaped Our World
    • By: Philip Stokes
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    This engaging and accessible book invites the listener to explore the questions and arguments of philosophy through the work of 100 of the greatest thinkers within the Western intellectual tradition - covering philosophical, scientific, political, and religious thought over a period of 2500 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure Quality

    • By Charles McIntosh on 22-02-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Rubicon

    • The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic
    • By: Tom Holland
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265

    The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world. Rubicon paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would herald the catastrophe of its fall. It is a story of incomparable drama.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bad Romans make great listening

    • By Dave on 29-04-12
    • The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic
    • By: Tom Holland
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 22-11-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 318 ratings

    Regular price: £21.73

    • Fall of Angels

    • An Inspector Redfyre Mystery
    • By: Barbara Cleverly
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Great Britain, 1923: When Detective Inspector John Redfyre is invited to attend the annual St. Barnabas College Christmas concert in his Aunt Henrietta's stead, he is expecting a quiet evening. But he arrives to witness a minor scandal: Juno Proudfoot, the trumpeter of the headlining musical duo, is a woman, and a young one at that - practically unheard of in conservative academic circles. When she suffers a near-fatal fall after the close of the show, Redfyre must consider whether someone was trying to kill her.

    Regular price: £28.89

    • Smile at Fear

    • Awakening the True Heart of Bravery
    • By: Chögyam Trungpa, Carolyn Rose Gimian (editor), Pema Chödrön (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Karen White, Steven Crossley
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    Chögyam Trungpa offers us a vision of moving beyond fear to discover the innate bravery, trust, and delight in life that lies at the core of our being. Drawing on the Shambhala Buddhist teachings, he explains how we can each become a spiritual warrior: a person who faces each moment of life with openness and fearlessness. "The ultimate definition of bravery is not being afraid of who you are," writes Chögyam Trungpa. In this audiobook, he offers the insights and strategies to claim victory over fear.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Accessible Buddhist mentality

    • By LINKGEO on 24-07-15

    Regular price: £2.89

    • The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939 - 1945

    • By: Max Hastings
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 30 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 129

    Examining the espionage and intelligence stories in World War II on a global basis, bringing together the British, American, German, Russian and Japanese histories. In The Secret War, Max Hastings examines the espionage and intelligence machines of all sides in World War II, and the impact of spies, code breakers and partisan operations on events.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bored me to death

    • By mr on 02-04-16

    Regular price: £26.99

    • Beyond Good and Evil

    • By: Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Friedrich Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil, first published in 1886, presents a scathing critique of traditional morality and attacks previous philosophers for their blind acceptance of Christian ideals of virtue. As an alternative to what he viewed as the illogical and irrelevant philosophy of the nineteenth century, Nietzsche argues for the importance of imagination, self-assertion, danger, and originality for genuine philosophy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good book

    • By Omotola Alade on 12-01-17

    Regular price: £16.49

    • The Afghan

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    When British and US intelligence catch wind of a major Al Qaeda operation, they're ready for action. But what can they do? They know nothing about the attack, so they plant The Afghan, a prisoner of Guantanamo Bay and a former commander of the Taliban.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Review of the Afghan

    • By Hayley J. on 15-11-07

    Regular price: £19.69

    • When Will There Be Good News

    • (Jackson Brodie)
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    In rural Devon, six-year-old Joanna Mason witnesses an appalling crime. Thirty years later the man convicted of the crime is released from prison. In Edinburgh, sixteen-year-old Reggie works as a nanny for a G.P. But Dr Hunter has gone missing and Reggie seems to be the only person who is worried. Across town, Detective Chief Inspector Louise Monroe is also looking for a missing person, unaware that hurtling towards her is an old friend, Jackson Brodie, himself on a journey that becomes fatally interrupted.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story spoilt by pantomime voices

    • By Matthew Walls on 18-05-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Misspent Youth

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Jeff Baker is granted the gift of eternal youth. However, it's not all it seems.... It is 2040, and after decades of research we can finally rejuvenate a human being. At 78 years old, Jeff Baker - renowned inventor and philanthropist - has given the world much of his creative genius. He's therefore selected as first choice for this gift. At first rejuvenation feels like a miracle, until the glow begins to fade. Personal relationships start to break down, and the world waits for more brilliant new work. Living the dream will come at a cost, but can Jeff pay the price?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Plot of a soap opera

    • By nm wood on 29-11-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • One Dog and His Boy

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    All Hal had ever wanted was a dog. "Never!" cries his mother. "Think of the mess, the scratch-marks, the puddles on the floor." But on the morning of Hal's 10th birthday, the unbelievable happens. He's allowed to choose a puppy at Easy Pets, a rent-a-pet agency (a fact his parents keep from him). The moment he sees the odd-looking terrier, he knows he's found a friend for life. But no one tells Hal that Fleck must be returned and when Hal wakes up on Monday morning, Fleck is gone. If dog and boy are to stay together they'll have to run away....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fab

    • By sarah on 08-09-16

    Regular price: £19.69

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