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    • The Child

    • By: Fiona Barton
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Adjoa Andoh, Finty Williams, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,603
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,323
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,303

    When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it's impossible to ignore. For one woman it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another it's the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for a third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Rich Drama of Complex Emotions

    • By Simon on 30-06-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Blade Itself

    • The First Law: Book One
    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 22 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,509
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,025
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,023

    Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer, is trapped in a twisted and broken body - not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers.Nobleman, dashing officer and would-be fencing champion Captain Jezal dan Luthar is living a life of ease by cheating his friends at cards. Vain and shallow, the biggest blot on his horizon is having to get out of bed in the morning to train with obsessive and boring old men.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book, superbly narrated

    • By Tom on 16-08-10

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Before They Are Hanged

    • The First Law: Book Two
    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 22 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,846
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,424
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,417

    Bitter and merciless war is coming to the frozen north. It's bloody and dangerous and the Union army, split by politics and hamstrung by incompetence, is unprepared for the slaughter that's coming. Lacking experience, training, and in some cases even weapons, the army is scarcely equipped to repel Bethod's scouts, let alone his elite forces. In the heat-ravaged south, the Gurkish are massing to assault the city of Dagoska, defended by Inquisitor Glokta.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An EXCELLENT trilogy, BRILLIANTLY narrated

    • By Tom on 23-08-10

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Last Argument of Kings

    • The First Law: Book Three
    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 27 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,742
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,363
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,349

    The end is coming. Logen Ninefingers might only have one more fight in him but it’s going to be a big one. Battle rages across the North, the King of the Northmen still stands firm and there’s only one man who can stop him. His oldest friend and his oldest enemy. It’s time for the Bloody-Nine to come home. With too many masters and too little time, Superior Glokta is fighting a different kind of war. A secret struggle in which no-one is safe and no-one can be trusted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I miss it already.

    • By John on 18-09-11

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Best Served Cold

    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 26 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,000
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,734
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,728

    Springtime in Styria. And that means war. There have been nineteen years of blood. The ruthless Grand Duke Orso is locked in a vicious struggle with the squabbling League of Eight, and between them they have bled the land white. While armies march, heads roll and cities burn, behind the scenes bankers, priests and older, darker powers play a deadly game to choose who will be king.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Low down dirty double crossing ...

    • By Stuart on 08-02-13

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Red Country

    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 19 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,596
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,387
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,382

    Shy South comes home to her farm to find a blackened shell; her brother and sister have been stolen and she's going to have to return to her bad old ways if she's ever going to see them again. She sets off in grim pursuit with only her cowardly old step-father Lamb for company. But it turns out he's hiding a bloody past of his own. None bloodier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old friends and enemies

    • By Matt on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Heroes

    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,755
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,473
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,473

    They say Black Dow's killed more men than winter, and clawed his way to the throne of the North up a hill of skulls. The King of the Union, ever a jealous neighbour, is not about to stand smiling by while he claws his way any higher. The orders have been given and the armies are toiling through the northern mud. Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in an unimportant valley, and they've brought a lot of sharpened metal with them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New recording with the original narrator

    • By Gavin on 21-01-12

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Smartest Giant in Town

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter, Steven Pacey
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    A funny tale of kindness and friendship, with a superb rhyming refrain for children to join in with, from the creators of The Gruffalo. George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town...until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story for my children

    • By andrea on 25-04-18

    Regular price: £4.19

    • Haunted

    • David Ash Series, Book 1
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 195

    A ghostly twist. Three nights of terror at the house called Edbrook. Three nights in which David Ash, there to investigate a haunting, will be victim of horrifying games. Three nights in which he will face the blood-chilling enigma of his own past. Three hideous nights before Edbrook's dreadful secret will be revealed...And the true nightmare will begin.to the surface, tormenting him, refusing to let him rest. The memory of what he once had been.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haunted

    • By jennifer on 01-02-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • A Breach of Security

    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 585
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 510
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 506

    When a bunch of neo-fascist thugs named The Bulldogs attack a Gay pride march in the sleepy country town of Lafferton, detective Simon Serrailler moves quickly to find the assailants. He’s already got his hands full making security arrangements for a memorial service to honour soldiers returning from Afghanistan. When anonymous threats come in, Serrailler wonders if the Bulldogs are behind these too - and worries that they know the Prince of Wales will be in attendance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely hard-hitting in an hour and a half

    • By Suswati on 27-10-16

    Regular price: £0.00

    • Pompeii

    • By: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285

    A sweltering week in late August. Where better to enjoy the last days of summer than on the beautiful Bay of Naples? All along the coast, the Roman Empire's richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas. The world's largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are spending their money in the seaside resorts of Baiae, Herculaneum and Pompeii. Only one man is worried.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A excellent listen. Highly recommended

    • By I on 30-07-15

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Sharp Ends

    • Stories from the World of the First Law
    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey, Joe Abercrombie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 812

    The Union army may be full of bastards, but there's only one who thinks he can save the day singlehanded when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta. Curnden Craw and his dozen are out to recover a mysterious item from beyond the Crinna. Only one small problem: no one seems to know what the item is. Shevedieh, the self-styled best thief in Styria, lurches from disaster to catastrophe alongside her best friend and greatest enemy, Javre, Lioness of Hoskopp.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For Abercrombie fans

    • By Robyn on 11-07-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Soul of Discretion

    • Simon Serrailler Book 8
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 676
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 620
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 619

    The cathedral town of Lafferton seems idyllic, but in many ways it is just like any other place. As part of the same rapidly changing world, it shares the same hopes and fears, and the same kinds of crime, as any number of towns up and down the land.When one day DC Simon Serrailler is called in by Lafferton's new Chief Constable, Kieron Bright, he is met by four plainclothes officers. He is asked to take the lead role in a complex, potentially dangerous undercover operation and must leave town immediately.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's dark, this one

    • By Sal on 08-10-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • A Squash and a Squeeze

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Julia Donaldson, Imelda Staunton, Steven Pacey
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    What can you do if your house is too small? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When you push them all out again, you'll be amazed at how big your house feels!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely! Enjoyed by the whole family. .

    • By Amazon Customer on 20-08-18

    Regular price: £3.49

    • Ash

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 22 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 544
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 349

    David Ash, detective of the paranormal, is sent to the mysterious Comraich Castle, secluded deep in the Scottish countryside, to investigate a strange, high-profile case. A man has been found crucified in a locked room. The reports suggest that the cliff-top castle is being haunted.... Who or what is the reclusive hooded figure that Ash has seen from the window walking across the courtyard in the dead of night? What are the strange, animal-like sounds that come from the surrounding woods?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to get into

    • By Jackie B on 07-07-13

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Clash of Empires

    • Clash of Empires, Book 1
    • By: Ben Kane
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    When a new empire rises, and old one must fall. After 16 years of bloody war against Rome, Hannibal Barca is on the verge of defeat. On the plains of Zama, Felix and his brother Antonius stand in the formidable Roman legions, ready to deliver the decisive blow. Victory will establish Rome as the pre-eminent power in the ancient world. But in northern Greece, Philip V of Macedon is determined to restore Alexander the Great's kingdom to its former glory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kane Is More Than Able!

    • By Simon on 21-05-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Ghosts of Sleath

    • David Ash Series, Book 2
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    Menace awaits. Sleath. Quiet, peaceful. A small village hidden away in the Chiltern Hills, almost forgotten by the modern world. Nothing much seems to happen here; little disturbs the centuries-old tranquillity. Until the ghosts begin to appear and frighteningly bizarre events start to occur. Psychic investigator David Ash, a man burdened by the dark secret of his own past, is sent to Sleath to investigate the phenomena and his discoveries there drive him to the very edge of his own sanity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Average Herbert

    • By Derek on 30-11-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Child 44

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,246
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 947
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 945

    MGB officer Leo is a man who never questions the Party Line. He arrests whomever he is told to arrest. He dismisses the horrific death of a young boy because he is told to, because he believes the Party stance that there can be no murder in Communist Russia. Leo is the perfect soldier of the regime. But suddenly his confidence that everything he does serves a great good is shaken. He is forced to watch a man he knows to be innocent be brutally tortured. And then he is told to arrest his own wife.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Evocative if Slightly Preposterous

    • By Karl K Djinn on 02-12-15

    Regular price: £13.69

    • The Amulet of Samarkand

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation or a few simple illusions. But Nathaniel is a precocious talent and has something rather more dangerous in mind...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bartemais - I like him

    • By Mr. S. Hyams on 01-04-07

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Various Haunts of Men

    • Simon Serrailler 1
    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 822
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 822

    A woman vanishes in the fog up on "the Hill", an area locally known for its tranquillity and peace. The police are not alarmed; people usually disappear for their own reasons. But when a young girl, an old man, and even a dog disappear, no one can deny that something untoward is happening in this quiet cathedral town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An unusual way to start a series

    • By Linda on 27-06-14

    Regular price: £19.69

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