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    • The Quest for Queen Mary

    • By: James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers - editor
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck, Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full for the first time and edited by much-admired royal biographer Hugo Vickers. When James Pope-Hennessy began his work on Queen Mary's official biography, it opened the door to meetings with royalty, court members and retainers around Europe. The series of candid observations, secrets and indiscretions contained in his notes were to be kept private for 50 years....

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Treasure Islands

    • Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World
    • By: Nicholas Shaxson
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Most people regard tax havens as being relevant only to celebrities, crooks and spivs, and mistakenly believe that the main offshore problems are money laundering and terrorist financing. These are only small parts of the whole picture. The offshore system has been (discreetly) responsible for the greatest ever shift of wealth from poor to rich. It also undermines our democracies by offering the wealthiest members of society escape routes from normal democratic controls.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To pay, or not to pay tax ...?

    • By M on 25-05-14

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Blitzed

    • By: Robert Swindells
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    George is fascinated by World War Two. Bombers, Nazis, doodlebugs. But he discovers the reality is very different from how he had imagined it when a school trip to a World War Two museum leads to a timeslip - and George is in London at the time of the Blitz! He joins up with a group of other homeless children, struggling to survive. And then they suspect someone they know of being a German spy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best story I ever head as a child, & now an adult

    • By Peggy on 03-03-17

    Regular price: £10.99

    • Hatton Garden: The Inside Story

    • The Gang Finally Talks from Behind Bars
    • By: Jonathan Levi
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    For this team of old-school career criminals, The Hatton Garden Heist was supposed to be one last job, the fortune that would sort their retirement for good. The plan was to smash in and grab tens of millions of pounds from beneath the world-famous gold-and-jewellery district, and get away to live in luxury. But somewhere it all went wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Michael on 04-08-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • The Melody

    • By: Jim Crace
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Alfred Busi, famed and beloved in his town for his music and songs, is now in his 60s, mourning the recent death of his wife and quietly living out his days alone in the large villa he has always called home. The night before he is due to attend a ceremony at the town's avenue of fame, Busi is attacked by a creature he disturbs as it raids the contents of his larder.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very very dull

    • By Corsaire on 17-04-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Scottish Sticky Ends

    • By: Christopher Winn
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Best-selling author Christopher Winn explores Britain's royal past and present, unearthing a rich legacy of castles and palaces, romance and intrigue, heroes and villains, battlefields and monuments where kings and queens lived and died.

    Regular price: £1.49

    • Veil of Darkness

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Nick Kyme
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Tim Bentinck, Chris Fairbank, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Captain Sicarius awakens on Macragge after his defeat on Damnos, but all is not well in the Ultramarines fortress-monastery. He is to be placed on trial for his failure, but a worse fate beckons as he has visions of the necrons. Strange things stir in the darkness, and something deadly waits in the shadows for its chance to strike....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • it's okay

    • By O7121 on 07-02-18

    Regular price: £2.99

    • Last Prophecy of Rome

    • Myles Munro, Book 1 (Prequel)
    • By: Iain King
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Rome: maverick military historian Myles Munro is on holiday with girlfriend and journalist Helen Bridle. He's convinced a bomb is about to be detonated at the American embassy. New York: a delivery van hurtling through Wall Street blows up, showering the sky with a chilling message: America is about to be brought down like the Roman Empire.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Struggling to finish this ridiculous book

    • By freddie on 28-03-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Blackshields: The False War

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Josh Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, John Banks, Tim Bentinck, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Renouncing fealty to all masters or driven mad by the rigours of war, the Blackshields are a stain upon any Legion they once served. Regarded as little better than pirates, their loyalty is only to themselves. Infamous among their mercenary ranks is Endryd Haar, a former World Eater, driven by hatred, his blade pledged to no banner but his own. But estranged from his Legion and surrounded by a battered warband of warriors, how long can Haar and his Blackshields hope to endure?

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Deathwatch: The Last Guardian

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: C Z Dunn
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, John Banks, Tim Bentinck, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    As part of an elite Deathwatch kill team, Brother Balthasar of the Dark Angels joins a special Inquisitorial mission to the eldar craftworld of Kher-Ys. Long ago ravaged by the daemonic forces of Slaanesh, the craftworld may still harbour the unlikeliest of allies for the Space Marines and the key to a greater victory for the Chapter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A tabletop player of deathwatch.

    • By callum rogers on 18-08-18

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Births, Burials and Between

    • By: Christopher Winn
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Best-selling author Christopher Winn explores Britain's royal past and present, unearthing a rich legacy of castles and palaces, romance and intrigue, heroes and villains, battlefields and monuments where kings and queens lived and died.

    Regular price: £1.49

    • Soulbound

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: George Mann
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth, Steve Conlin, Matthew Hunt, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    On Delephron, an immense mag-train hurtles through desert. Within its metal confines there lies a hidden message, one that could bring the Raven Guard into such ill repute it would risk its very survival. Only the Shadowmasters, the finest of the Chapter’s elite, have the skill to infiltrate the high-speeding mag-lev and extract the message before their presence is known. But dark forces stir against them, servants of the Plague God intent on their own fell purpose. And who is the Inquisitor Bledheim, and what could he possibly know to inflict such a deadly blow to the sons of Corax?

    Regular price: £9.99

    • A Ringside Affair

    • Boxing's Last Golden Age
    • By: James Lawton
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    For three decades at the end of the 20th century - throughout boxing's most engrossing era - James Lawton was ringside, covering every significant bout, spending time with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Tommy Hitman Hearns, Roberto Duran, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield and many other great fighters. Lawton found himself captivated by the sport as he followed it around the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable

    • By darren on 10-01-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Templar

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Tim Bentinck, Chris Fairbank, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    On the doorstep of Holy Terra, the shadow of treachery still lurks. Upon a comet-shrine dedicated to the glory of Unity, a group of heretic Word Bearers prepare to return to the Solar System after being abandoned by their brethren - only the forces commanded by Sigismund, First Captain of the Imperial Fists, stand between the traitors and their goal. But will the legendary Templar's skill at arms be enough to prevail over this new enemy, or will the doubt in his heart prove ultimately to be his undoing?

    Regular price: £9.99

    • Believing the Lie

    • By: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 22 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    Detective Inspector Lynley is approached by business magnate Bernard Fairclough for a confidential review - not a formal investigation - of the circumstances of his nephew's demise. The coroner's verdict is accidental death.Still grieving for his murdered wife, Lynley has personal reasons for welcoming a spell away from London. He heads to the wild beauty of the Lake District, with Deborah and Simon St James to provide cover for his inquiries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vintage Elizabeth George

    • By Mrs on 10-02-12

    Regular price: £19.99

    • I Never Knew That About New York

    • By: Christopher Winn
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    In I Never Knew That About New York, Christopher Winn digs beneath the gleaming towers and mean streets of New York and discovers its secrets and its hidden treasures. Learn about the extraordinary people who built New York into one of the world's great cities in just 400 years. New York is one of the most photographed and talked about cities in the world, but Winn unearths much that is unexpected and unremembered in this fast-moving, ever-changing metropolis.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It will possibly be an acquired taste on audio ...

    • By E. A. Williams on 19-03-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Trials of Azrael

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: C Z Dunn
    • Narrated by: Sean Barett, Tim Bentinck, Clare Clare, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    As war rages in the Pandorax system, the Imperial battleship Revenge comes under attack by the dread forces of Chaos. As warriors of the Black Legion rampage through the venerable craft, Supreme Grand Master Azrael leads the First Company of the Dark Angels - the elite Deathwing - onto the vessel to eliminate the enemy. Separated from his men, Azrael finds himself trapped in the lower decks with only a tech-priest for company and one of the galaxy's most fearsome warriors hunting him: the infamous Khârn the Betrayer.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • not bad

    • By Anonymous User on 26-04-18

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Crown Jewels

    • By: Christopher Winn
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Original Recording
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Best-selling author Christopher Winn explores Britain's royal past and present, unearthing a rich legacy of castles and palaces, romance and intrigue, heroes and villains, battlefields and monuments where kings and queens lived and died.

    Regular price: £1.49

    • The Ascension of Balthasar

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: C Z Dunn
    • Narrated by: Sean Barett, Tim Bentinck, Jonathan Keeble, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • 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

    When the world of Stern's Remembrance comes under attack by the forces of Chaos, Dark Angels Master Zadakiel leads a squad of Terminator armour-clad Deathwing to purge the traitors and their dark master.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Praise Singer

    • By: Mary Renault
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Set in sixth-century Greece at the time of the Tyrants, the Persian Wars, and a great flowering of the arts, this novel takes the form of Simonides' memoirs, written in retirement in Sicily. The author was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and she also wrote "The King Must Die".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful

    • By Zack Sydes on 03-10-18

    Regular price: £18.99

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