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    • Fever Dream

    • The Daniel Rinaldi Series, Book 2
    • By: Dennis Palumbo
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
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    It has been nearly a year since psychologist Daniel Rinaldi, a trauma expert who consults with the Pittsburgh Police, helped unravel a baffling murder, and now he finds himself drawn into another case. In the midst of a blistering summer heat wave, a daring bank robbery has gone horribly wrong, resulting in the deaths of all the hostages except one, Treva Williams, and Rinaldi is called in to treat the young woman.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • American Tempest

    • How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution
    • By: Harlow Giles Unger
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On Thursday, December 16, 1773, an estimated seven dozen men, many amateurishly disguised as Indians—then a symbol of freedom—dumped about £10,000 worth of tea in the harbor. Whatever their motives at the time, they unleashed a social, political, and economic firestorm that would culminate in the Declaration of Independence two and a half years later.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Green Monster

    • A Sam Skarda Mystery
    • By: Rick Shefchik
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After a second world championship in four years, the Boston Red Sox have finally buried the Curse of the Bambino - or have they? Red Sox owner Louis Kenwood has received a note signed "Babe Ruth," claiming that the 2004 World Series was fixed and demanding $20 million to keep the information from the press and the commissioner's office. If the allegation of a fix becomes public, Kenwood fears irreparable damage to the value of his franchise and to his legacy as "Lucky Louie".

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Lion of Liberty

    • Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation
    • By: Harlow Giles Unger
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Known to generations of Americans for his stirring call to arms, “Give me liberty or give me death,” Patrick Henry is all but forgotten today as the first of the Founding Fathers to call for independence, the first to call for revolution, and the first to call for a bill of rights. If Washington was the “Sword of the Revolution” and Jefferson, “the Pen,” Patrick Henry more than earned his epithet as “the Trumpet” of the Revolution for rousing Americans to arms in the Revolutionary War.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Ark of the Liberties

    • America and the World
    • By: Ted Widmer
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
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    From its earliest beginnings, America has been seen as an icon of liberty with a mission to redeem the world. Often, the ideal fits. But sometimes even our most noble aspirations can be as damaging as they are uplifting. With wit, brilliance, and deep affection, the inimitable Ted Widmer traces America's wondrous history.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Mirror Image

    • By: Dennis Palumbo
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mirror Image, a complex, erotic novel of suspense, is the first in a series of mysteries featuring Dr. Daniel Rinaldi, a psychologist who consults with the Pittsburgh Police. His specialty is treating victims of violent crime, those who’ve survived an armed robbery or kidnapping but whose traumatic experience still haunts them. Kevin Merrick, a college student and victim of an armed assault, is one of these people.

    Regular price: £17.59

    • The Extra

    • By: Michael Shea
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Extra is set in a future California where members of a desperate populace sign contracts to participate in reality death films, knowing that less than 20% of them will survive. It’s a view of the future—and Hollywood—as delightfully cynical as Kurt Vonnegut with sympathetic characters, Hollywood executive sleazeballs and much more.

    Regular price: £16.69

    • At the Edge of the Precipice

    • Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union
    • By: Robert V. Remini
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
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    It has been said that if Henry Clay had been alive in 1860, there would have been no Civil War. Based on his performance in 1850, it may well be true. In that year, the United States faced one of the most dangerous crises in its history, having just acquired a huge parcel of land from the war with Mexico. Northern and Southern politicians fought over whether slavery should be legal on the new American soil. After a Northern congressman introduced a proviso to forbid slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico, Southerners threatened to secede from the Union.

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Julip

    • By: Jim Harrison
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter, Hillary Huber, William Hughes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jim Harrison takes us on a journey of the human heart in three new novellas. Julip follows a bright and resourceful young woman as she tries to spring her brother from a Florida jail after he shot three of her former lovers. The Seven-Ounce Man continues the picaresque adventures of Brown Dog, a Michigan scoundrel who loves to eat, drink, and chase women. The Beige Dolorosa is the haunting tale of an academic who, recovering from the repercussions of a sexual-harassment scandal, turns to the natural world for solace.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Empire Strikes Out

    • How Baseball Sold U.S. Foreign Policy and Promoted the American Way Abroad
    • By: Robert Elias
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
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    Is the face of American baseball throughout the world that of goodwill ambassador or ugly American? Has baseball crafted its own image or instead been at the mercy of broader forces shaping our society and the globe? The Empire Strikes Out gives us the sweeping story of how baseball and America are intertwined in the export of “the American way."

    Regular price: £23.09

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