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    • The Complete Short Stories

    • By: J. G. Ballard
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrrom, William Gaminara, Sean Barrett, and others
    • Length: 65 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    A collection of 98 enthralling and pulse-quickening stories, spanning five decades, venerates the remarkable imagination of J. G. Ballard. With a body of work unparalleled in twentieth-century literature, J. G. Ballard is recognized as one of the greatest and most prophetic writers in the world. With the much-hailed release of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard, readers now have a means to celebrate the unmatched range and mesmerizing cadences of a literary genius.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Majestic Collection

    • By G. K. Lowell on 14-05-15

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Alien: River of Pain

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Christopher Golden, Dirk Maggs
    • Narrated by: Anna Friel, Philip Glenister, Colin Salmon, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,603
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,446
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,439

    Ellen Ripley finally returns to Earth, only to discover that LV-426 — where the crew of the Nostromo first came into contact with the deadly xenomorphs — has been renamed Acheron. Protected by Colonial Marines, the colonists seek to terraform the storm-swept planet against all the odds. But in the face of brutal living conditions and the daily struggles of a new world, there is humanity and hope.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What happened on Planet LV-426?

    • By Becks on 26-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Aliens

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296

    Returned to Earth, Ellen Ripley learns that a colony has been established on LV-426, the planet where the crew of the Nostromo found the original Alien. But contact with the colonists has been lost, so she must accompany a unit of colonial marines to discover their fate. And to destroy any Aliens found on the planet known as Acheron. This is a groundbreaking sequel by science fiction legend Alan Dean Foster, with the wonderful characters and rapid-fire action that make Aliens one of the greatest science fiction films of all time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This time it's more

    • By Steve on 30-12-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Only Human

    • Themis Files, Book 3
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Sylvain Neuvel, William Hope, Charlie Anson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 311

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel, read by a returning cast. We always thought the biggest threat to humanity would come from the outside. We were wrong. As the human race picks up the pieces of destruction left behind, a new world order emerges. New alliances are formed. Old divisions are strengthened. And, with a power struggle fuelled by the threat of mutually assured destruction, nothing is certain.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing ending to an excellent series

    • By Mr on 01-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Waking Gods

    • Themis Files, Book 2
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Andy Secombe, Adna Sablyich, Laurel Lefkow, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,046
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 992
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 989

    An unknown vessel, not of this world, materialises in London. A colossal figure towering over the city, it makes no move. Is this a peaceful first contact or the prelude to an invasion? Every child has nightmares. But the only thing scarier than little Eva Reyes' dreams - apocalyptic visions of death and destruction - is the habit they have of coming true. Scientist Dr Rose Franklin has no memory of the last few years. The strangers she works with say she died, and was brought back to life. The question is not just how...but why?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read/listen!

    • By Misspelt on 08-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Sisters Brothers

    • By: Patrick deWitt
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 565
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 564

    Oregon, 1851. Eli and Charlie Sisters, notorious professional killers, are on their way to California to kill a man named Hermann Kermit Warm. On the way, the brothers have a series of unsettling experiences in the landscape of Gold Rush America. And they bicker a lot. Arriving in California, and discover that Warm has invented a magical formula, which could make all of them very rich. What happens next is utterly gripping, strange and sad....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favourite books list

    • By Buster on 26-07-12

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Rabbit, Run

    • By: John Updike
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    It's 1959, and Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom, one-time high school sports superstar, is going nowhere. At twenty-six he is trapped in a second-rate existence - stuck with a fragile, alcoholic wife, a house full of overflowing ashtrays and discarded glasses, a young son and a futile job. With no way to fix things, he resolves to flee from his family and his home in Pennsylvania, beginning a thousand-mile journey that he hopes will free him from his mediocre life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "Glory Days"

    • By DT on 24-10-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Neurotribes

    • The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently
    • By: Steve Silberman
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth it is all of these things and more - and the future of our society depends on our understanding it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A journey through the history of autism.

    • By Mrs. K. Locke on 21-01-17
    • The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently
    • By: Steve Silberman
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 04-08-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 152 ratings

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Buddhism Plain and Simple

    • By: Steve Hagen
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    The observations and insights of the Buddha are practical and eminently down to earth, dealing exclusively with awareness in the here and now. Buddhism Plain and Simple offers listeners these fundamental teachings, stripped of cultural trappings that have accumulated around Buddhism over the past 25 centuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can't recommend this book enough

    • By Kenneth on 13-02-18

    Regular price: £12.79

    • Gangsters and Goodfellas

    • By: Henry Hill
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    "In 1980, my life as a 'Goodfella' came to an end… I traded my Brioni and Armani suits for T-shirts and jeans. I became a normal citizen. I became Joe Schmoe," says Henry Hill, author of Gangsters and Goodfellas and subject of Wiseguy, which was the inspiration for the blockbuster film Goodfellas. After a quarter of a century of silence, Hill can finally tell us the rest of the story, Gangsters and Goodfellas picks up where Wiseguy left off, taking readers on the crazy ride of Henry's life....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Boring Whinge

    • By robert on 31-08-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • No Time for Goodbye

    • By: Linwood Barclay
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 477
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445

    On the morning she will never forget, suburban teenager Cynthia Archer awakes with a nasty hangover and a feeling she is going to have an even nastier confrontation with her mom and dad. But when she leaves her bedroom, she discovers the house is empty, with no sign of her parents or younger brother Todd. In the blink of an eye, without any explanation, her family has simply disappeared.Twenty-five years later Cynthia is still haunted by unanswered questions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Linwood Barclay is Quality. Never disappoints

    • By Andy on 10-09-15

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Alien: Resurrection

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: A. C. Crispin
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    Ellen Ripley awakens onboard the space station Auriga. Her last memory is of her own fiery death. And yet she is somehow alive. Ripley discovers that her "resurrection" is a result of an incredible experiment that has altered both her and the creature she has been carrying. To combat the incalculable alien menace, she teams up with a renegade band of space smugglers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So much better than the movie

    • By Mr Robert Browne on 15-02-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • One Way

    • By: S. J. Morden
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Eight astronauts. One killer. No way home. Frank Kitteridge is serving life for murdering his son's drug dealer. So when he's offered a deal by Xenosystems Operations - the company that runs the prison - he takes it, even though it means swapping one life sentence for another. He's been selected to help build the first permanent base on Mars. Unfortunately, his crewmates are just as guilty of their crimes as he is - and he'll have to learn to trust them if they're to succeed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It Is Apparently Rocket Science!

    • By Simon on 15-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bad Move

    • A Zack Walker Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Linwood Barclay
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Paranoia-fuelled Zack Walker has trouble convincing his loved ones to obey his rules for keeping them out of harm's way. He's even uprooted his family and headed for the tranquillity of the suburbs. But then Zack stumbles upon a body, and a trail of deceit and murder leads right back to his own front door. Suddenly the 'burbs is not looking nearly so safe.... With a killer roaming around their neighbourhood and Zack's overactive imagination in overdrive, he's sure things can't get any worse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brillant

    • By oAjCo on 27-08-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Lords of Creation

    • By: Fredrick Lewis Allen
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    An acclaimed classic detailing the economic history of America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and exposing the capitalist giants who changed the world. Frederick Lewis Allen’s insightful financial history of the United States - from the late 1800s through the stock market collapse of 1929 - remains a seminal work on what brought on America’s worst economic disaster: the Great Depression.

    Regular price: £28.99

    • Broken Dolls

    • By: James Carol
    • Narrated by: Julia Barrie, William Hope
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    Jefferson Winter is no ordinary investigator. The son of one of America's most renowned serial killers, Winter has spent his life trying to distance himself from his father's legacy.When he accepts a particularly disturbing case in London, Winter arrives to find a psychopath on the loose who likes abducting and lobotomising young women. Winter must use all his preternatural brain power in order to work out who is behind the attacks, before another young woman becomes a victim.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you

    • By Rikey on 31-10-14

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Hush Little Baby

    • By: James Carol
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    FBI profiler Yoko Tanaka is in Florida helping the local PD with their "Sandman" case. Three mothers and their daughters have been found murdered in their homes, the mothers brutally stabbed while the little girls have been smothered, posed to look like they're sleeping.

    Defying protocol, Yoko makes a detour to entice Jefferson Winter to join the case. All Yoko knows is that he's the only person who can help her before the Sandman claims another two victims....

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Not the End of the World

    • By: Christopher Brookmyre
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    The crew of an oceanic research vessel goes missing in the Pacific along with their mini submarine. An evangelical media star holds a rally next door to a cinematic convention in LA. The cops know there's going to be trouble, but what they didn't foresee was the presence of a Glaswegian photographer with an indecipherable accent and a strong dislike of hypocrisy or of a terrorist who seems to have access to plutonium as well as Semtex.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sounds like he's doing a Shrek impression

    • By John Logan on 13-01-16

    Regular price: £26.09

    • The Life of Milarepa

    • The Classic Biography of the Eleventh-Century Yogin and Poet – One of the Most Renowned Spiritual Figures in Tibetan Buddhist History
    • By: Tsangnyön Heruka
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Life of Milarepa is one of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people and a great literary example of the contemplative life. Jetsun Milarepa, the 11th-century Buddhist yogin and poet, started life as a black magician, gaining revenge for loss of heritage by casting terrible hailstorms and committing multiple murders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing and Excellent

    • By SJRod on 09-07-17
    • The Classic Biography of the Eleventh-Century Yogin and Poet – One of the Most Renowned Spiritual Figures in Tibetan Buddhist History
    • By: Tsangnyön Heruka
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 18-12-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: £21.29

    • Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations

    • By: Peter Evans, Ava Gardner
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    This wickedly candid memoir that Ava Gardner dared not publish during her lifetime offers a revealing self-portrait of the film legend's life and loves in Hollywood's golden age. Ava Gardner was one of Hollywood's great stars during the 1940s and '50s, an Oscar-nominated leading lady who co-starred with Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, and Humphrey Bogart, among others. But this riveting account of her storied life and career had to wait for publication until after her death, so concerned was Gardner with its frankness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally absorbing, fascinating and all consuming!

    • By Alison St Pierre on 14-09-13

    Regular price: £18.49

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