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Trollslayer

94 ratings

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A Gotrek Gurnisson novel. When Felix Jaeger, a student, poet and minor political agitator, swears a drunken oath to a half-mad dwarf, it changes his life. Adventure awaits, as Felix records the mighty deeds of Gotrek Gurnisson, Trollslayer.    Listen to It Because: This collection of stories is where the saga of Gotrek began. Mutants in the forest, goblins in the mountains, a troll beneath the world - from these small beginnings came the greatest partnership in the Old World and a hero who has crossed realities and become a legend.   The Story: Gotrek and Felix: unsung heroes of the Empire or nothing more than common thieves and murderers? The truth perhaps lies somewhere in between and depends entirely upon whom you ask....  After fleeing the authorities in the Imperial city of Altdorf, Felix Jaeger swears a drunken oath to dour dwarf Gotrek Gurnisson to record his death saga. In the cold light of day, Felix's worst fears are confirmed as he learns that Gotrek is a Trollslayer - a dwarf doomed to seek out a heroic death in battle to atone for an unknown personal disgrace. Their travels throw them into a string of extraordinary adventures as Felix tries to survive his companion's destiny.   Written by William King. Narrated by Jonathan Keeble.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Falco: The Complete BBC Radio Collection

4 ratings

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Full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of the first five Falco novels by Lindsey Davis, starring Anton Lesser as Marcus Didius Falco. The Silver Pigs:  One fine day, AD 70, Sosia Camillina quite literally runs into Marcus Didius Falco on the steps of the Forum. It seems Sosia is on the run from a couple of street toughs, and after a quick and dirty rescue, PI Falco wants to know why. Hoping for future favours from Sosia's powerful uncle, Falco embarks on an intricate case of smuggling, murder, and treason that reaches into the palace itself. Shadows in Bronze:  Rome, AD 71. Against his better judgment, Marcus Didius Falco secretly disposes of a decayed corpse for the Emperor Vespasian, then heads for the beautiful Bay of Naples with his friend Petronius. But this will be no holiday: they have been sent to investigate the murderous members of a failed coup, now sunning themselves in luxurious villas and on fancy yachts in Neapolis, Capreae, and Pompeii.  Venus in Copper:  A small accounting error has left Marcus Didius Falco sharing a cell with a large rat. But the Roman Empire's most hard-done-by investigator is finally bailed out and promptly accepts a commission to help a family of freed slaves fend off a professional bribe.... The Iron Hand of Mars:  Falco is dispatched to one of the most hostile parts of the empire to deliver a new standard, an iron hand, to one of the legions. Germania is cold, wet, dismal and full of dark forests inhabited by bloodthirsty barbarians, but Falco has an even bigger problem to worry about: he has forgotten Helena Justina's birthday, and she is being pursued by the Emperor's son Titus Caesar.  Poseidon’s Gold:  Returning to Rome after his mission to Germania, Falco finds that his mother is being harassed by a centurion named Censorinus, who says he is chasing a debt owed to him by Falco's late brother, Festus. When Falco refuses to cough up the money, he and Censorinus end up fighting...and later, the centurion turns up dead. Under suspicion of murder, Falco must confront his past and uncover his brother's secrets before he can clear his name and solve the mystery. These funny and fast-moving adaptations are a treat for all Falco fans. Cast:    Falco...Anton Lesser    Helena...Fritha Goodey/Anna Madeley    Petronius...Ben Crowe    Ma...Frances Jeater    Pa...Trevor Peacock    Vespasian...Michael Tudor Barnes    Titus...Jonathan Keeble Dramatised by Mary Cutler    Directed by Peter Leslie Wild Audio updated as of February 2020. 

©2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd

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What Alice Forgot

167 ratings

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From the number one New York Times best-selling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies A “cheerfully engaging”(Kirkus Reviews) novel for anyone who’s ever asked herself, “How did I get here?” Alice Love is 29, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES the gym) and is whisked off to the hospital, where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over - she’s getting divorced, she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old.  Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time. She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her, and how is it that she’s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes. Ultimately, Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse, and whether it’s possible to start over....

©2011 Liane Moriarty (P)2011 Penguin Audio

Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
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Slayer

13 ratings

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Gotrek and Felix: unsung heroes of the Empire, or nothing more than common thieves and murderers? The truth perhaps lies somewhere in between and depends entirely upon whom you ask....   With their friendship in tatters after a series of betrayals, Gotrek and Felix march south at the head of a ragtag army, intent upon driving the forces of Chaos out of the Empire and returning Felix to his wife. But Gotrek's doom is at hand, and great powers are at work to ensure that he meets it. With enemies on all sides and destiny calling, Felix must make a choice: to follow Gotrek into the darkness that awaits him or to abandon his oldest friend once and for all.  This is the final adventure of Gotrek and Felix. All is revealed as Gotrek meets his doom and Felix's fate is sealed. The story contains the ultimate showdown between the comrades and their greatest foe ever, Be'lakor. The battle is like nothing you've seen before, taking them from the forests of the Empire into the air and to the very Realm of Chaos.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
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Ghoulslayer

27 ratings

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A Gotrek novel Gotrek Gurnisson, last survivor of the world-that-was, seeks the Undying King himself amidst the bleak underworlds of Shyish. Surrounded by the ghosts of the past, can Gotrek achieve his goal, or will his soul be forfeit? Listen to it because: It's Gotrek's first full-length novel in the Mortal Realms, and it pits him against all the horrors of the Realm of Death, as he seeks almighty Nagash! The story: In the bleak, haunted underworld of Shyish, a vengeful Slayer seeks the Lord of Undeath. Gotrek Gurnisson returns, his oaths now ashes alongside the world-that-was, his fury undiminished. Branded with the Master Rune of Grimnir, the God that betrayed him, and joined by Maleneth Witchblade, a former Daughter of Khaine turned agent of the Order of Azyr, the hunt has taken them far and wide through the Realm of Death. Will Gotrek find a path to the Undying King or will the underworlds claim him as their own?

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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Skavenslayer

59 ratings

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A Gotrek & Felix novel Between adventures and desperate for money, Gotrek and Felix work as sewerjacks in Nuln. Little do they know that villainous skaven lurk in the darkness, planning to tear down the mighty city.... Listen to it because It's classic Gotrek and Felix which introduces a threat that will follow them throughout their heroic careers and even threaten Gotrek in his second life in the Mortal Realms: the sinister Grey Seer Thanquol. The story  Gotrek and Felix: unsung heroes of the Empire or nothing more than common thieves and murderers? The truth perhaps lies somewhere in between and depends entirely upon whom you ask.  Seeking to undermine the very fabric of the Empire with their arcane warp-sorcery, the skaven, twisted Chaos rat-men are at large in the reeking sewers beneath the city. Led by Grey Seer Thanquol, the servants of the Horned Rat are determined to overthrow this bastion of humanity. Against such forces, what possible threat can just two hard-bitten adventurers pose? 

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
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On Beulah Height

2 ratings

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They moved everyone that long hot summer fifteen years ago. They needed a new reservoir and an old community seemed a cheap price to pay. They even dug up the dead and moved them too. But four inhabitants of the valley they couldn't move, for nobody knew where they were. Three little girls had gone missing, and the prime suspect in their disappearance, Benny Lightfoot. This was Andy Dalziel's worst case and now fifteen years on he looks set to relive it. It's another long hot summer. A child goes missing in the next valley, and old fears arise as someone sprays the deadly message on the wall of Danby: BENNY'S BACK! Music and myth mingle as the Mid-Yorkshire team delve into their pasts and into their own reserves of experience and endurance in search of answers which threaten to bring more pain than they resolve.

©1998 Reginald Hill (P)2015 Audible, Ltd.

Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
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Legacies of Betrayal

16 ratings

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A Horus Heresy anthology  Only from out of great conflict can true heroes arise. With the galaxy aflame and war on an unimaginable scale tearing the Imperium apart, champions of light and darkness venture onto countless fields of battle in service to their masters.  This Horus Heresy anthology contains 18 short stories by authors such as Graham McNeill, Aaron Dembski-Bowden, Nick Kyme and many more. Also, Chris Wraight’s acclaimed novella 'Brotherhood of the Storm' delves into the nature of the elusive White Scars Legion, and their questionable sense of duty to the Emperor.  Only from out of great conflict can true heroes arise. With the galaxy aflame and war on an unimaginable scale tearing the Imperium apart, champions of light and darkness venture onto countless fields of battle in service to their masters. They ask not for remembrance or reward - simply to meet their destiny head-on, and only by embracing that destiny will they come to learn what the unseen future may yet hold for them.... This anthology contains the following stories: 'Veritas Ferrum' by David Annandale 'Butcher's Nails and Heart of the Conqeror' by Aaron Dembski-Bowden 'Serpent, Riven and Warmaster' by John French 'Hunter's Moon and Strike and Fade' by Guy Haley 'Censure' by Nick Kyme 'Kryptos, Thief of Revelations and Lucius, the Eternal Blade' by Graham McNeill 'The Eightfold Path' by Anthony Reynolds 'Honour to the Dead, The Divine Word and Guardian of Order' by Gav Thorpe 'Brotherhood of the Storm, Wolf's Claw and Lone Wolf' by Chris Wraight

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Daemonslayer

31 ratings

Summary

Gotrek and Felix audiobook three. An encounter with an old friend of Gotrek's leads the Slayer and his human companion north into the Chaos Wastes. There they will face their greatest adventure yet and the most fearsome foe they can imagine. Listen to it because: this is the book that brings in loads of the elements of classic Gotrek and Felix - Snorri Nosebiter, Malakai Makaisson, Ulrika Magdova and Max Schrieber all make their first appearances. Plus it's a cracking tale in its own right, with a truly epic conclusion. The story: Gotrek and Felix: unsung heroes of the Empire, or nothing more than common thieves and murderers? The truth perhaps lies somewhere in between and depends entirely upon whom you ask.... Gotrek and Felix join an expedition northwards in search of the long-lost dwarf hold of Karag Dum. Setting forth for the hideous Realms of Chaos in an experimental dwarf airship captained by an insane Slayer-Engineer, the heroic pair is sworn to recover the ancient treasures or die in the attempt. But darkness awaits them in Karag Dum, along with the greatest battle of Gotrek's life....  Written by William King. Narrated by Jonathan Keeble. 

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
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Bone Dungeon

25 ratings

Summary

Ryan doesn’t remember much about his life before becoming dungeon core. Only that he had a bit of a disagreement with the church - something to do with a beheading? Now reborn, Ryan begins to arm his darkness dungeon with devious traps, bestial zombies, and ill-named skeletal creations, without doing anything too evil. Well, mostly. Some adventurers just deserve a stalactite to the head. But Ryan quickly learns being a darkness dungeon isn’t all loot and bone puns. With a necromancer on the rise and the Adventurer’s Guild watching his every move, he must prove that not all darkness dungeons are malevolent...even if they do have a few skeletons in their caverns. Sadly, all of these issues keep distracting him from his own guilty pleasure, skeletal fight club. But don’t tell his fairy about that.

©2019 Portal Books (P)2019 Portal Books

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
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When the Mirror Cracks

Summary

Christina Phillips, grieving after a personal tragedy, leaves California for Istanbul, hoping the exotic sights and sounds and smells of the ancient city will help her heal. But when she finds herself being stalked by a young Kurdish woman and threatened by a driver who seems to know all about her family and her life, she must correct old injustices by unraveling family secrets before tragedy strikes once again. Zari Rahman fled the bombs and chemical warfare of war-torn Kurdistan, seeking safety and a new life for her newborn daughter. In Istanbul, homeless and desperate, she receives an unexpected kindness that comes at a soul-crushing price. The lives of these women collide in the city where the East meets West, where together they must travel a perilous path to justice and redemption. When the Mirror Cracks connects the past and present narratives of mothers and daughters in a tale about women and sacrifice, community and exclusion, cultural identity, and the refugee experience.

©2020 Nikoo K. McGoldrick & James A. McGoldrick (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
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Cutting Edge

3 ratings

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A helicopter crash alters a Coast Guard rescue swimmer's life forever in Cutting Edge, a suspense thriller audiobook from USA Today best-selling author Ward Larsen Trey DeBolt is a young man at the crest of life. His role as a Coast Guard rescue swimmer in Alaska offers him a rewarding job and limitless adventure. Then a tragic accident alters his life: during a harrowing rescue, his helicopter goes down. Severely injured, DeBolt awakens in a seaside cabin in Maine, thousands of miles from where the accident occurred. His lone nurse lets slip that he has been officially declared dead, lost in the crash. Back in Alaska, however, Coast Guard investigator Shannon Lund uncovers evidence that DeBolt might still be alive. Her search quickly becomes personal, but before she can intervene, chaos erupts outside a cabin in the wilds of Maine. The nurse who has been treating DeBolt is brutally killed by military-trained assassins. DeBolt is only saved when a bizarre vision guides him to safety. Soon other images appear, impossible revelations that are unfailing in their accuracy. As he runs for his life, DeBolt discovers he has been drawn into an ultra-secret government project. The power it bestows is boundless, both a gift and a curse. Yet one thing is certain: Trey DeBolt has abilities no human has ever known.

©2018 Ward Larsen (P)2018 Macmillan Audio

Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
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The First Wall

114 ratings

Summary

Siege of Terra Book 3. The outer defences have fallen, and the walls of the Imperial Palace await the Traitors. Perturabo is determined to tear down the mighty edifices his brother and bitter rival Rogal Dorn has built - but first he must take the Lion's Gate Spaceport, so that his heaviest weapons can land. Listen to it because: It's time for Rogal Dorn's defences get their real test - the attention of Perturabo and the Iron Warriors. The irresistible force meets the immovable object - and carnage ensues. The story: The war for the fate of mankind blazes on. Though the outer defences have fallen, the walls of the Palace itself remain inviolate as Rogal Dorn, the Praetorian of Terra himself, uses every known stratagem and ploy to keep Horus' vast armies at bay. In Perturabo, the Traitor siegebreaker, Dorn faces an adversary worthy of his skill. A terrible, grinding attrition ensues. The crucial battle for the Lion's Gate spaceport is at the heart of this conflict. With it in their possession, the Traitors can land their most devastating weapons on Terran soil. Dorn knows it must not fall. But with enemies attacking from within as well as without and the stirrings of the neverborn drawn to the slaughter, can the Imperial defenders possibly prevail?  Written by Gav Thorpe Running time 12 hours 49 minutes. Narrated by Jonathan Keeble.

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
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The Perfect You

6 ratings

Summary

There are a lot of personality tests out there designed to label you and put you in a particular box. But Dr. Caroline Leaf says there's much more to you than a personality profile can capture. In fact, you cannot be categorized! In this fascinating book, she takes listeners through seven steps to rediscover and unlock their unique "you quotient" - the brilliantly original way each person thinks, feels, relates, and makes choices - freeing them from comparison, envy, and jealousy, which destroy brain tissue. Listeners learn to be aware of what's going on in their own minds and bodies, to lean in to their own experience rather than trying to forcefully change it, and to redefine what success means to them. Released from the suffocating box of expectations, they'll embrace their true identity and develop a clear sense of divine purpose in their lives. Knowing and understanding our identity empowers our choices. Unlocking one's you quotient is not optional - it is essential. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Caroline Leaf (P)2017 Brilliance Audio

Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
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Valdor: Birth of the Imperium

62 ratings

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A Horus Heresy character novel. Constantin Valdor is the chief of the Emperor's Custodian Guard and is among the closest of His companions. As the wars of Unity come to their end, Constantin faces his greatest challenge, as dark deeds are required to pave Mankind's road to the stars. Listen to It Because: Delve into the era of the Unification Wars and discover Constantin Valdor's role in bringing about the Imperium of Mankind in an unmissable novel by Chris Wraight! The Story: Constantin Valdor. It is a name that brings forth images of heroism, honour and peerless duty. For it is he who commands the will of the Legio Custodes that most esteemed and dedicated cadre of elite warriors. He is the Emperor’s sword, His shield, His banner and he knows no equal. Clad in shining auramite, his fist clenched around the haft of his Guardian Spear, he is the bulwark against all enemies of the throne, within or without. Nearing the end of the wars of Unity, Valdor’s courage and purpose is put to the test as never before. The petty warlords and tyrants of Old Earth have been all but vanquished, and the Emperor’s armies are triumphant. What now for the nascent Imperium and what fate for its forgotten soldiers, its Thunder Warriors and armies of Unity? A new force is rising, one which shall eclipse all others and open the way to the stars. But change on Terra is seldom bloodless, and for progress to be ensured darker deeds are necessary.  Written by Chris Wraight. Narrated by Steven Pacey, Jonathon Keeble, Katy Maw and Toby Longworth.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Howards End

3 ratings

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Exclusively from Audible Howards End is the story of the liberal Schlegel sisters and their struggle to come to terms with social class and their German heritage in Edwardian England. Their lives are intertwined with those of the wealthy and pragmatic Wilcox family and their country house, Howards End, as well as the lower-middle-class Basts. When Helen Schlegel and Paul Wilcox's brief romance ends badly the Schlegels hope to never see the Wilcoxes again. However, the family moves from their country estate, Howards End, to a flat across the road from them. When Helen befriends Leonard Bast, a man of lower status, the political and cultural differences between the families are exacerbated and brought to a fatal confrontation at Howard's End. Considered by some to be Forster's masterpiece it is a story about social conventions, codes of conduct, and personal relationships in turn-of-the-century England. In 1998, Howards End ranked 38th on the Modern Library's list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. Narrator Biography Actor, writer and artist Edward Petherbridge has long been praised for his tragic and comic roles throughout his long career with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre. He has won the Olivier and London Theatre Critic's Awards and has twice been nominated for a Tony Award. His major roles on stage have included his memorable performance of Newman Noggs in Nicholas Nickleby and Malvolio in Twelfth Night. He has also performed in stage musicals such as The Woman in White and the musical version of The Importance of Being Earnest. His onscreen career has included roles on television in The Brief (2004), Midsomer Murders (2007), Land Girls (2011), Doctors (2012) and The Borgias (2011) and in films such as The Statement (2003) and Pope Joan (2009). He has narrated E. M. Forster's Where Angels Fear to Tread and Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray audiobooks.

Public Domain (P)2009 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: L. J. Ross
Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
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Siblings Without Rivalry

56 ratings

Summary

When parenting authorities Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish sat down to write the national best seller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, they found they could not contain their chapter on sibling rivalry. No matter how much they tried to pare down their advice, they found the subject inexhaustible - and parents agreed! Siblings Without Rivalry guides the way to family peace and tranquility with humor and compassion for both parents and children. Action oriented and easy to understand, it's packed with sensitive yet sensible ways to turn quarreling siblings and frustrated parents into an open, communicative family.

©2012, 1998, 1987 Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. All rights reserved. (P)2015 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Mystery by the Sea

Summary

A magnificent seaside hotel, striped deck chairs, strawberry ice cream...and a rather familiar dead body? Lady Swift is on the case!  Spring, 1921. Lady Eleanor Swift, explorer extraordinaire and accidental sleuth, hasn’t had a vacation since she arrived in England a year ago. Being an amateur detective can be a rather tiring business, and she is determined to escape any more murder and mysteries. So she books into the Grand Hotel in the fashionable resort of Brighton for some fresh air, fish and chips, and, of course, a dip in the ocean.  Eleanor is enjoying her view of the waves and trying to find her bathing suit when calamity strikes: A guest has been found dead at her beautiful hotel. The distraught manager, who can’t afford a scandal, asks Eleanor to solve the case as swiftly as possible. Thank goodness she has her partner in crime - Gladstone the bulldog - to help her sniff out the dastardly culprit. But when Eleanor enters the dead man’s room, she receives a shock big enough to make her forget even the finest ice cream sundae. The body is that of her husband, who supposedly died six years ago on the other side of the world. Has he been alive all these years? Why does he have a copy of their wedding photograph with a cryptic message written on the back? If Eleanor can keep herself safe long enough to find her husband’s killer, she might discover that everything is not quite as it seems beside the seaside.... A warm and witty whodunit! Fans of Agatha Christie, T E Kinsey, and L.B. Hathaway will be utterly charmed. 

©2021 Verity Bright (P)2021 Bookouture, an imprint of Storyfire Ltd.

Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
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Communicating for a Change

22 ratings

Summary

When You Talk, Are People Changed? Whether you speak from the pulpit, podium, or the front of a classroom, you don't need much more than blank stares and faraway looks to tell you you’re not connecting. Take heart before your audience takes leave! You can convey your message in the powerful, life-changing way it deserves to be told. An insightful, entertaining parable that's an excellent guide for any speaker, Communicating for a Change takes a simple approach to delivering effectively. Join Pastor Ray as he discovers that the secrets to successful speaking are parallel to the lessons a trucker learns on the road. By knowing your destination before you leave (identifying the one basic premise of your message), using your blinkers (making transitions obvious), and implementing five other practical points, you'll drive your message home every time! "Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away…." "Once upon a time…." "In the beginning…." Great stories capture and hold an audience's attention from start to finish. Why should it be any different when you stand up to speak? In Communicating for a Change, Andy Stanley and Lane Jones offer a unique strategy for communicators seeking to deliver captivating and practical messages. In this highly creative presentation, the authors unpack seven concepts that will empower you to engage and impact your audience in a way that leaves them wanting more.

©2012 eChristian (P)2012 eChristian

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The Scar

3 ratings

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A graceful and penetrating memoir interweaving the author’s descent into depression with a medical and cultural history of this illness. At the age of 27, married, living in New York, and working in book design, Mary Cregan gives birth to her first child, a daughter she names Anna. But it’s apparent that something is terribly wrong, and two days later, Anna dies - plunging Cregan into suicidal despair.  Decades later, sustained by her work, a second marriage, and a son, Cregan reflects on this pivotal experience and attempts to make sense of it. She weaves together literature and research with details from her own ordeal - and the still visible scar of her suicide attempt - while also considering her life as part of the larger history of our understanding of depression. In fearless, candid prose, Cregan examines her psychotherapy alongside early treatments of melancholia, weighs the benefits of shock treatment against its terrifying pop culture depictions, explores the controversy around antidepressants and how little we know about them - even as she acknowledges that the medication saved her life - and sifts through the history of the hospital where her recovery began.  Perceptive, intimate, and elegantly written, The Scar vividly depicts the pain and ongoing stigma of clinical depression, giving greater insight into its management and offering hope for those who are suffering.

©2019 Mary Cregan (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
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Beasts in Velvet

2 ratings

Summary

A Warhammer Horror novel On the mean streets of Altdorf, Guard Captain 'Filthy Harald' Kleindeist investigates a series of gruesome murders that take him into the upper echelons of Imperial society and expose horrors beyond imagining.  Listen to it because It's a classic Warhammer murder mystery that delves into the darkness behind the Imperial aristocracy as well as the horrors to be found in the poorest districts of Altdorf. The story In the Imperial capital of Altdorf, a killer stalks the streets. Nicknamed 'The Beast' by those who have seen the remains of his victims, all evidence points to the haughty members of the Imperial court, the wealthy and privileged who are a law unto themselves.  Written by Kim Newman. Narrated by Antonia Beamish.

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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Mansfield Park

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“The enthusiasm of a woman's love is even beyond the biographer's.”  When Fanny Price is very young, she is sent away to live with her aunt and uncle at Mansfield Park, a large estate filled with all of Fanny’s insufferable cousins and family members. Her life is full of people mistreating her and acting unpleasant, and generally giving her a difficult time. She grows older in the midst of her mistreatment, and learns to adjust to the harsh environment at Mansfield Park. As Fanny grows older, she faces awkward situations as her cousins begin to fall in love and pair off, and what ensues is a twisting tale of love triangles, mistaken affection, playful seductions, and the pain of young love scorned. Fanny continues to age and work through all of the drama and theatrics of her family and the men wooing her, with one of them eventually following her as she returns to her original home in Portsmouth to be with her sister. Mansfield Park was Jane Austen’s third novel, and is often stated to be her most mature. The complex love entanglements, mature situations, and familial drama are common in Austen’s literature, but Mansfield Park is one of the most complex of her novels. The book has been lauded for its challenging of the conservative values of the age, and for its masterful artistry which cleverly disguises the social commentary within.

Public Domain (P)2020 InAudio

Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
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Excalibur

50 ratings

Summary

A story of love, war, loyalty and betrayal, Excalibur begins with the failure of Lancelot's rebellion and the ruin of Arthur's marriage to Guinevere. The Saxons, sensing the disunity of the Britons, seize the chance to destroy Arthur. The climax of the war comes with the legendary triumph at Mount Badon, and Arthur`s great victory. But the promises he made then come back to haunt him after the years of peace and glory.

©1997 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishing Limited

Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
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Old Earth

30 ratings

Summary

Reborn in body and spirit beneath Mount Deathfire, the primarch Vulkan gathers his most trusted sons and prepares for the final part of his journey.  The Legions shattered at Isstvan V have stalled the Warmaster’s advance across the galaxy, but fresh cracks are spreading through the alliance between the Iron Hands, Salamanders and Raven Guard, along with mysterious rumours of the return of Ferrus Manus. Haunted by a sense of destiny unfulfilled, Vulkan must choose between joining their war of vengeance against the traitors and following his own barely understood path all the way to the Throneworld itself.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
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Titandeath

44 ratings

Summary

The Horus Heresy Book 53 War is unleashed on Beta-Garmon as the armies of the Emperor attempt to hold back the tide of Chaos in the last major clash before Horus reaches Terra itself - and the God-machines of the Adeptus Titanicus are on the front line.   Read It Because: The long-awaited and much-teased battle of Beta-Garmon is here, and with armies of Titans clashing in brutal no quarters combat, Guy Haley has crafted a remarkable tale.   The Story: Horus’ armada gathers, and he has defeated all enemies sent against him, even the Emperor’s own executioner. One barrier remains before he can strike for Terra and lay waste to the Emperor’s dream.   The Beta-Garmon system occupies the most direct and only viable route to the Solar System and Terra. To break it, Horus assembles a war host of incredible proportions and Titans in untold numbers. To lose here is to lose the war, and Horus has no intention of turning back. But the Imperium understands the importance of Beta-Garmon too. A massive army is arrayed, comprised of near numberless army cohorts and a mustering of Titans to challenge even the martial might of the Warmaster.   Titans fight against Titans as the God-machines of Loyalists and Traitors alike go to war. This conflict will be like no other before it, a world-ending battle that will determine the next phase of the war.   Written by Guy Haley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Guy Haley
Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
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Sons of the Selenar

20 ratings

Summary

A Siege of Terra novella. Listen to it because: Discover the epic conclusion to the long journey of the Sisypheum through the Horus Heresy in a novella packed with revelations and action that expands the scope of the Siege of Terra. The story: The Shattered Legions crew of the Sisypheum, broken and at the end of their endurance, find themselves divided – torn between following their resurrected captain on a suicidal mission or obeying orders to return to Terra and rejoin their Legion brothers.  Following a series of garbled messages intercepted by the Kryptos, the divided warriors descend to the shattered surface of Luna. Here, their bonds of loyalty, duty, and their devotion to one another will be tested as ancient horrors of the earliest days of gene-manipulation are unleashed, and a long-buried secret is revealed.  A secret that will have far-reaching consequences for the future course of the galaxy, no matter who eventually claims Terra. 

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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The Winter King

65 ratings

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Uther, the High King of Britain, has died, leaving the infant Mordred as his only heir. His uncle, the loyal and gifted warlord Arthur, now rules as caretaker for a country which has fallen into chaos - threats emerge from within the British kingdoms while vicious Saxon armies stand ready to invade. Uther, the High King of Britain, has died, leaving the infant Mordred as his only heir. His uncle, the loyal and gifted warlord Arthur, now rules as caretaker for a country which has fallen into chaos - threats emerge from within the British kingdoms while vicious Saxon armies stand ready to invade. As he struggles to unite Britain and hold back the Saxon enemy, Arthur is embroiled in a doomed romance with beautiful Guinevere.

©1995 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
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The Scent of Death

1 rating

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Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Scent of Death, by Simon Beckett.  It’s been a good summer for forensics expert Dr David Hunter. His relationship is going well, and he’s in demand again as a police consultant. Life is good. Then a call comes from an old associate: a body has been found, and she’d like Hunter to take a look. The empty shell of St Jude’s Hospital now stands awaiting demolition, its only visitors society’s outcasts, addicts and dealers. A partially mummified corpse has been discovered in the hospital’s cavernous loft, but not even Hunter can say how long it’s been there. All he knows for sure is that it’s the body of a young woman. And that she was pregnant. But the collapse of the loft floor reveals another of the hospital’s secrets. A sealed-off chamber, still with beds inside. Some of them occupied.... For Hunter, what began as a straightforward case is about to become a twisted nightmare that threatens everyone around him. And as the investigation springs more surprises, one thing is certain. St Jude’s hasn’t claimed its last victim.... With its viscerally authentic forensics, menacing atmosphere and nerve-shredding tension, Simon Beckett’s new crime thriller will leave you gasping.

©2019 Simon Beckett (P)2019 Penguin Random House UK

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
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The Emperor's Exile

11 ratings

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The gripping and action-packed new Roman army adventure in the Eagles of the Empire series by Sunday Times best-selling author Simon Scarrow. The perfect listen for fans of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.  Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro, hardened veterans of the Roman army, have faced the empire's enemies from Britannia to Parthia, from Hispania to Judea. Now once again they are on a mission that will imperil their lives and those of all who serve with them. Loyal to the last to their comrades in battle, fearless in the face of the most brutal or barbaric opponents, they are the finest men the emperor can call on in the service of Rome.

©2020 Simon Scarrow (P)2020 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs
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The Crime Book

1 rating

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From Jack the Ripper to the modern-day drug cartels, discover the most notorious crimes and criminals in history. With a foreword written and narrated by best-selling crime author Peter James, The Crime Book explores over 100 crimes and examines the science, psychology and sociology of criminal behavior. Hear the gory details of each crime and how they were solved, with renowned quotes and detailed criminal profiles letting you delve into the criminal mind. The Crime Book looks at the big ideas and concepts in criminology spanning from pirates, kidnapping, and political plots to modern con artists, serial killers, and rogue traders, including the Black Dahlia investigation, the Mississippi Scheme, and the notorious Jeffrey Dahmer. The Crime Book audiobook is the perfect introduction to law enforcement and criminology across history's most infamous crimes, narrated by multi award-winning reader Jonathan Keeble, who has recorded over 500 audiobooks.

©2017 Dorling Kindersley Ltd (P)2019 DK Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: DK
Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
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Invader

4 ratings

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Roman Britain, AD 44. General Plautius' hard-won defeat of Caratacus should have brought peace. But though the land is conquered, it is far from tamed. A puppet king is doing little to calm the hatred of the tribes and bring them under Roman rule. Fighting is in Optio Horatius Figulus' blood. His Celtic ancestry is mocked by his fellow soldiers, but it gives him the toughness essential for survival. His Centurion, though, is a very different kind of soldier - one who seems to care more about paperwork than leading his men into battle. Sent on a thankless mission deep in hostile territory, in the knowledge that to fail will bring the end of his military career, Figulus finds his courage - and that of his men - tested to the very limit. And, more than anyone, Figulus understands the Celtic mind. He knows that, even utterly crushed in battle, their warriors routed and the Druids driven from their hill forts, the tribesmen of Britannia will sooner die than surrender.

©2016 Simon Scarrow (P)2016 Headline Digital

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
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Tales of Heresy

66 ratings

Summary

A Horus Heresy audiobook anthology When Horus rebelled against the Emperor, the ensuing civil war nearly destroyed the Imperium. War raged across galaxy, resulting in a struggle where death was the only victor. Listen to it because: Events from the Great Crusade and the early days of the Heresy are explored in a series of short stories covering the Space Wolves, Word Bearers, World Eaters, Dark Angels, Sisters of Silence, Custodian Guard...and the Emperor himself in a unique tale that will you have questioning all your assumptions about the Master of Mankind. When Horus the Warmaster rebelled against the Emperor, the ensuing civil war nearly destroyed the Imperium. War raged across galaxy, pitting Astartes against their battle-brothers in a struggle where death was the only victor. But long before that, the Legions struggled with their identities and the demands of the Great Crusade. From battles with alien invaders to conflicts within a Legion, and even dealing with a wayward primarch, these stories show the battles fought as the Great Crusade draws to a close and the Horus Heresy begins.... Contents: "Blood Games" by Dan Abnett "Wolf at the Door" by Mike Lee "Scions of the Storm" by Anthony Reynolds "The Voice" by James Swallow "Call of the Lion" by Gav Thorpe "The Last Church" by Graham McNeill "After Desh'ea" by Matthew Farrer Narrated by Gareth Armstrong, Emma Gregory, Jonathan Keeble, Toby Longworth and Peter Whickam

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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The Way Out

12 ratings

Summary

A Warhammer Horror audio drama.   A ship becalmed in space needs repairs. Fortunately, a nearby watch station offers refuge. Surely nothing can go wrong for the crew of the Fortune's Favour?   Listen to it because: Atmospheric, tense, terrifying...it's an audio experience tailor-made to chill you, and from the opening drama to the tense conclusion, you'll be on the edge of your seat.  The story: In the midst of a vast gas nebula lies a remote watch-station, hanging silently against a tapestry of dying stars. It sits alone, patiently awaiting lost travellers adrift in the freezing vastness of the void. To such souls it appears as a blessing, a safe haven from the warp storms that wrack the immaterium and destroy the ships of those foolish enough to test the tides.  To Captain Arq and her crew, it is one thing - refuge. But things are never so simple. Written by Rachel Harrison. Running time approx. 77 minutes. Performed by Grace Andrews, Steve Conlin, Matthew Hunt, Jonathan Keeble, Carla Mendonca, Colleen Prendergast, David Seddon and David Sibley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Realmslayer

49 ratings

Summary

Realmslayer is the most exciting project I have worked on in years, and playing Gotrek fired my imagination with wonder. He possesses enormous courage and imagination, and is totally fearless – more powerful than any hero in literature and history. What a challenge! It was like playing ten King Lears at once! He will live forever. (Brian Blessed, the voice of Gotrek Gurnisson in Realmslayer) Gotrek Gurnisson was the greatest monster slayer of the age, who met his doom at the End Times. The heroic duardin stepped forth into the Realm of Chaos to fight the daemons gnawing at the world's ending and satisfy his death oath, leaving behind his companion Felix Jaeger.  Now Gotrek has returned, having outlived the old gods and the Old World. Spat from the ruinous depths with his redemption unfulfilled, he emerges into the Mortal Realms, a strange new world where gods walk the earth and dark forces are ascendant. Nothing is as he remembers. His oaths are dust, and the lands are torn asunder by Chaos.    Yet when Gotrek learns of human champions being elevated to immortality for Sigmar’s fight against this darkness, the so-called 'Stormcast Eternals', he knows why fate has brought him into this new age. To find Felix. For only then can he find the peace in death he seeks. But is there more to Gotrek's apotheosis than even he can fathom? Has he truly been chosen by Grimnir and for what purpose?

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Martyrs of Elysia

2 ratings

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A traitor’s death awaits Sergeant Zachariah of the 158th Elysian. Accused of murdering a rival officer, the veteran drop trooper must convince the ruthless Commissar Mastroval of his innocence if he is to survive. As the interrogation reveals disturbing truths surrounding the high-ranking officer’s demise, Zachariah realises not all is as it seems. A secret he buried long ago, one perhaps even more condemning, is on the verge of being unearthed.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Templar Silks

2 ratings

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To save his soul, William Marshal takes the perilous road to Jerusalem, but the greatest danger he faces there is losing his heart. England, 1219. Lying on his deathbed, William Marshal, England's greatest knight, sends a trusted servant to bring to him the silk Templar burial shrouds that returned with him from the Holy Land 30 years ago. It is time to fulfil his vow to the Templars and become a monk of their order for eternity. As he waits for the shrouds' return, he looks back upon his long-ago pilgrimage with his brother Ancel and the sacred mission entrusted to them - to bear the cloak of their dead young lord to Jerusalem and lay it on Christ's tomb in the church of the Holy Sepulchre. Jerusalem, 1183. In the holiest of all cities, the brothers become embroiled in the deadly politics, devious scheming and lusts of the powerful men and women who rule the kingdom. Entangled with the dangerous, mercurial Paschia de Riveri, concubine of the highest churchman in the land, William sets on a path so perilous that there seems no way back for him or for his brother. Both will pay a terrible price, and their only chance to see home again will be dependent on the Templar shrouds. In this glorious adventure, best-selling author Elizabeth Chadwick sweeps the listener to medieval Jerusalem in a story perfect for fans of Ken Follett and Philippa Gregory.

©2018 Elizabeth Chadwick (P)2018 Little, Brown Book Group

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
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War Without End

15 ratings

Summary

The Emperor's vision of mankind ascendant lies in tatters. The Great Crusade is naught but a fading memory. The dream of Unity is no more. But with Horus' rebellion spreading to every corner of the Imperium and war engulfing new worlds and systems almost daily, there are some who now ask: were the signs there to be seen all along? In these dark times, only one thing is certain - the galaxy will never know peace again, not in this lifetime or a thousand others.... Full list of authors includes James Swallow, Nick Kyme, Chris Wraight, Rob Sanders and Andy Smillie.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

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The Calling of the Grave

1 rating

Summary

‘At first glance it could have been anything – a stone, a knotted root – until you looked more closely. Thrusting out of the wet earth, its bones visible through rags of flesh, was a decomposing hand…’It was eight years ago that they found the body buried on the moor. They were certain that this was one of psychotic rapist and multiple murderer Jerome Monk’s teenage victims. Which left just two more bodies to find? But the ill-conceived search ended badly. And with Monk safely behind bars, the momentum faltered. For forensics expert David Hunter, and those others who were part of the recovery team, life moved on. And the dead were left undisturbed. Now, though, a nightmare scenario unfurls. Monk has escaped and seems to be targeting anyone involved in that original ill-fated operation. Lured back to the moors by a desperate call for help, Hunter begins to realise that neither the events unfolding now – nor those of eight years ago – are quite what they seem. And as the maniac’s violent trail edges ever closer, the past is suddenly anything but dead and buried…

©2011 Simon Beckett (P)2011 Random House Audio Go

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
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The Horus Heresy Audio Collection: Volume 1

22 ratings

Summary

An audio drama collection. For the first time, get seven classic audio dramas from the Horus Heresy in one fantastic collection - including a brand-new audio drama edition of Dan Abnett's short story 'Little Horus'.  If you don't know where to start with Horus Heresy audio, this curated collection is the perfect beginning - and if you just want to reexperience these exciting adventures, this is your chance!   For more than 200 years, the armies of the Emperor of Mankind fought to reconquer the galaxy - led by the superhuman primarchs, the Space Marine Legions brought countless worlds back under the rule of ancient Terra. Now Horus, once honoured Warmaster and favoured son of the Emperor, has been corrupted by the whispered promises of Chaos. At his command the Imperium is torn apart by a terrible and bloody civil war, the likes of which the galaxy has never seen....  This audio drama anthology contains seven stories, detailing brutal wars - from the aftermath of the Isstvan V massacre to the horrors of the Shadow Crusade and even the doorstep of Terra itself - and bringing new insights into the heroes and villains of the Horus Heresy. It also includes a brand-new audio drama version of Dan Abnett's classic short story 'Little Horus', specially converted into a script and recorded for this collection.  Performed by Gareth Armstrong, John Banks, Tim Bentinck, Steve Conlin, Rupert Degas, Martyn Eliis, Chris Fairbank, Andrew Fettes, Jonathan Keeble, Angus King, Toby Longworth, Charlotte Paige, Jamie Parker, Richard Reed, Tania Rodrigues, David Seddon, Ramon Tikaram, David Timson and Tim Treloar.  Contents: Raven's Flight by Gav Thorpe  Butcher's Nails by Aaron Dembski-Bowden  Templar by John French  Thief of Revelations by Graham McNeill  Hunter's Moon by Guy Haley  The Sigillite by Chris Wraight  'Little Horus' by Dan Abnett

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Arms and the Women

2 ratings

Summary

When Ellie Pascoe finds herself under threat, the men in her life assume it’s because she’s married to a cop. But while they trawl after shoals of red herrings, Ellie is blasted off course with a motley crew of women on a voyage of discovery whose perils make Scylla and Charybdis look like a pair of Barbie dolls. Irish arms, Colombian drugs, and men who will stop at nothing create a tidal wave which threatens to sweep her away. She heads out of town in search of haven but instead finds herself at the very edge of the storm, in a remote clifftop house undermined by the sea. Fat Andy eventually smells a Security Service rat and comes steaming to the rescue, but for once it’s too little, too late. Ellie’s on her own (apart from her Middle England friend, Daphne; an octogenarian aid worker and her vapid secretary; a gorgeous South American money launderer; an ancient crone; and a female cop who gets up her nose) and must reach deep down into her reserves to find the strength to survive.

©1999 Reginald Hill (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
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The Dog Collar Murders

Summary

Detective Inspector Michael Angel and his team are desperately searching for a murderer dressed in a dog collar. Mystified, Angel is unable to determine whether the murderer is a crazed priest or a man in priest’s clothes. Tramps who call at vicarages begging for money are suspected, but nothing is what it seems. Angel is greatly tested, and the investigations become more dangerous, as he races to find the killer to prevent more blood being spilled.

©2011 Roger Silverwood (P)2011 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
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The Glorious Tomb

6 ratings

Summary

In the skies above Armageddon, the Black Templars prepare for war, and the Ancients are awakened. Brother Adelard, interred in the Dreadnought Invictus Potens, leads his brothers to war, facing the prospect of a second death in service to the God-Emperor.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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The Boundless Sea

5 ratings

Summary

Brought to you by Penguin. From the award-winning author of The Great Sea, a magnificent new global history of the oceans and of humankind's relationship with the sea. For most of human history, the seas and oceans have been the main means of long-distance trade and communication between peoples - for the spread of ideas and religion as well as commerce. This book traces the history of human movement and interaction around and across the world's greatest bodies of water, charting our relationship with the oceans from the time of the first voyagers. David Abulafia begins with the earliest of seafaring societies - the Polynesians of the Pacific, the possessors of intuitive navigational skills long before the invention of the compass, who by the first century were trading between their far-flung islands.  By the seventh century, trading routes stretched from the coasts of Arabia and Africa to southern China and Japan, bringing together the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific and linking half the world through the international spice trade. In the Atlantic, centuries before the little kingdom of Portugal carved out its powerful, seaborne empire, many peoples sought new lands across the sea - the Bretons, the Frisians and, most notably, the Vikings, now known to be the first Europeans to reach North America. As Portuguese supremacy dwindled in the late 16th century, the Spanish, the Dutch and then the British each successively ruled the waves.    Following merchants, explorers, pirates, cartographers and travellers in their quests for spices, gold, ivory, slaves, lands for settlement and knowledge of what lay beyond, Abulafia has created an extraordinary narrative of humanity and the oceans. From the earliest forays of peoples in hand-hewn canoes through uncharted waters to the routes now taken daily by supertankers in their thousands, The Boundless Sea shows how maritime networks came to form a continuum of interaction and interconnection across the globe: 90 per cent of global trade is still conducted by sea. This is history of the grandest scale and scope, and from a bracingly different perspective - not, as in most global histories, from the land but from the boundless seas.

©2019 David Abulafia (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, World
Length: 41 hrs and 2 mins
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The Flight of The Eisenstein

280 ratings

Summary

Having witnessed the terrible massacre of Imperial forces on Isstvan III, Death Guard Captain Garro seizes a ship and sets a course for Terra to warn the Emperor of Horus' treachery. But when the fleeing Eisenstein is damaged by enemy fire, it becomes stranded in the warp - the realm of the Dark Powers. Can Garro and his men survive the depredations of Chaos and get his warning to the Emperor before Horus' plans reach fruition?

©2007 Games Workshop Limited (P)2012 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
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The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money

1 rating

Summary

Keynes’ The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money remains, approaching a century after it first appeared, one of the most important documents on economics, along with Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations and Karl Marx’s Capital.  Hugely important for much of the 20th century, the General Theory was seemingly overtaken by monetarists but won a new, enduring respect among a new generation of economists and politicians following the financial difficulties which began in 2007-8.  John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) promoted a middle way between the Marxist approach of total governmental control and those committed to, essentially, allowing markets to operate largely free of restraints. He saw the need for central intervention, especially at times of crisis, but always acknowledged the importance and the contribution of individual enterprise within a free market system.  First published in 1936, Keynes’ ideas had evolved during the difficulties following World War I in Europe, and the US crash and the Depression of the 1920s-'30s and the misery of mass unemployment. He deplored the situation where a few individuals or companies stored massive wealth while vast numbers experienced poverty and insecurity (his alarm bells ring today!) and sought to promote initiatives where governments could intervene with social projects to keep money fluctuating.  The General Theory is a stimulating and challenging work. Keynes presents his case with minimum jargon and admirable clarity. He does use formulae to support and clarify his case, and in some cases these have been included in the narrative in a manner which can be absorbed. In the few more complicated cases, the formulae are available on pdfs which can be downloaded with this recording.  Introduction by Mark G Spencer. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

Public Domain (P)2018 Ukemi Productions Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
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The Shape of the Hunt

2 ratings

Summary

In the wake of an apocalyptic war against the alien tau, the White Scars take to their bikes and hunt the fleeing commander of the xenos forces across the plains of Voltoris. As they chase down their quarry, the Brotherhood of the Running Star begin to realise one inescapable truth: that this will be their final hunt. But if Suljuq Khan and Stormseer Checheg are to die this day, they will ensure that they take the alien Shadowsun into oblivion with them....

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2013 Games Workshop Limited

Author: Joe Parrino
Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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Traitors of Rome

14 ratings

Summary

An action-packed novel of warfare, courage and camaraderie in the Roman Empire, from the Sunday Times-best-selling author.

The gripping new Cato and Macro adventure in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro are based on the eastern border of the Empire, facing Rome's deadly enemy, Parthia. The signs are that Parthia is preparing for war. And the two battle-hardened veterans are ready for their greatest-ever military challenge.

©2019 Simon Scarrow (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
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The Great Sea

6 ratings

Summary

Brought to you by Penguin.  

For over 3,000 years, the Mediterranean Sea has been one of the great centres of civilisation. David Abulafia's The Great Sea is the first complete history of the Mediterranean, from the erection of temples on Malta around 3500 BC to modern tourism. Ranging across time and the whole extraordinary space of the Mediterranean from Gibraltar to Jaffa, Genoa to Tunis, and bringing to life pilgrims, pirates, sultans and naval commanders, this is the story of the sea that has shaped much of world history.

©2019 David Abulafia (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Middle East
Length: 26 hrs and 20 mins
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Lion El'Jonson: Lord of the First

34 ratings

Summary

Book 13 of the Primarchs series.  Listen to It Because The Dark Angels have their secrets...and their primarch is no exception. Discover what the Lion was up to while the Great Crusade came to an end.  The Story Each primarch is an exemplary being, derived from the Emperor’s own genetic stock to embody a facet of His personality. Their powers are unfathomable, but only one of them is the First. Lion El’Jonson is the paragon of what it is to be a primarch. His Legion, pre-eminent for most of their long history, typify the virtues of temperance, pride and martial excellency that the Lion embodies. They are the Emperor’s last line and final sanction. They are His Dark Angels. Now, while the Emperor gathers His mightiest sons for an assault on Ullanor Prime, the Lord of the First instead draws his Legion to the farthest reaches of the known galaxy, seeking to subdue a single rebellious world. Is this but another example of the Lion’s infamous pride, or is there more afoot amidst that graveyard of empires that is the Ghoul Stars, more than the Lion will share even with his own sons? Written by David Guymer. Narrated by Jonathan Keeble. 

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Guymer
Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
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Sword Song

101 ratings

Summary

The fourth in the best-selling Alfred series from number-one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and Alfred's kingdom of Wessex in the south. But trouble stirs, a dead man has risen and new Vikings have arrived to occupy London. It is a dangerous time, and it falls to Uhtred, half Saxon, half Dane, a man feared and respected the length and breadth of Britain, to expel the Viking raiders and take control of London for Alfred. His uncertain loyalties must now decide England's future. A gripping tale of love, rivalry and violence, Sword Song tells the story of England's making.

©2007 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
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Betrayer

111 ratings

Summary

The Shadow Crusade has begun. While the Ultramarines reel from Kor Phaeron's surprise attack on Calth, Lorgar and the rest of the Word Bearers strike deep into the realm of Ultramar. Their unlikely allies, Angron and the World Eaters, continue to ravage each new system they come across - upon the garrison planet of Armatura, this relentless savagery may finally prove to be their undoing. Worlds will burn, Legions will clash and a primarch will fall.

©2012 Games Workshop Limited (P)2012 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
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Leman Russ: The Great Wolf

22 ratings

Summary

Many are the sagas of Leman Russ, Lord of Winter and War, most fearsome of the Emperor's primarch sons. At the height of the Great Crusade, his Space Wolves fight to bring the rebel world of Dulan to compliance. Enraged by the defiance of the tyrant Durath, Russ has pledged to strike him down personally - but his brother Lion El'Jonson of the Dark Angels advises more caution. With the might of two Legions arrayed against Durath, tensions nevertheless run high, and the rivalry between the Wolf and the Lion threatens to engulf them all.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
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Heralds of the Siege

29 ratings

Summary

A galaxy burns and brother turns on brother as the conflict brought about by a beloved son’s betrayal reaches its fateful end. The Warmaster Horus has triumphed. His massive fleet at last nears Terra and the patriarchal Throne of his hated father. Many have fallen to bring this moment about; their tales are the ashes upon which the Heresy was born and prospered. Others have played their own small parts, drops in an ocean of war and blood.  None of it matters.  Terra looks to the skies as it raises its defences. Armies muster, heroes raise their swords, citizens cower. The war is coming. And nothing can stop it.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Raven Guard: Loss

1 rating

Summary

A squad of Raven Guard Scouts on their first mission encounter the horror of the twisted flesh-shapers of the eldar, the sinister haemonculus covens. As they fight for their lives against the deadly aliens, Brother Jevel begins to realise that his destiny is more complicated than he ever imagined.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

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Dead Guilty

Summary

Detectives Calladine and Bayliss hunt for a missing child in a mystery with a shocking ending.  Sophie Alder is the three-year-old daughter of local factory owner, Richard Alder. Richard and his wife Annie are locals from the rough housing estate who’ve made it big.  Plus, there’s a crime wave in Leesworth and the police can’t cope. One thief even dares to break into Calladine’s house.  A number of local men have formed a vigilante group. On one of their patrols they catch the burglar and he ends up dead.  The investigation is complicated and the detectives keep hearing about a shadowy figure called 'Street', the mastermind behind the increase in drugs and theft.  With two more murders and Calladine’s personal life in turmoil, the detectives race against time to find 'Street' and the missing child.  In an ending with a huge twist, the detectives find everything they believed is turned upside down.  If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell or Mark Billingham you will enjoy this exciting new crime fiction writer. Dead Guilty is book nine of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine.

©2020 Helen Durrant (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
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Perturabo: The Hammer of Olympia

19 ratings

Summary

Born to a life of political conflict, Perturabo was always considered a child prodigy among the people of Olympia - indeed, his philosophical and scientific works were beyond compare. But then, after his rediscovery by the Emperor and decades of thankless military campaigning on the Great Crusade, the primarch begins to resent his Legion's place in the Imperium. When word reaches him of turmoil on his adoptive home world, he orders the Iron Warriors to abandon their campaign against the alien hrud and crush this emerging rebellion by any means necessary....

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Guy Haley
Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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Paper Money

Summary

An explosive novel of high finance and underworld villainy from Ken Follett, the grand master of international action and suspense.  Crime, high finance, and journalism are interconnected in this early thriller by the author of On Wings of Eagles and Lie Down with Lions. In one suspenseful, action-packed day, fortunes change hands as an ambitious young reporter scrambles to crack the story. A suicidal junior minister, an avaricious tycoon, and a seasoned criminal with his team of tough guys all play their parts in a scheme that moves "paper money" around at a dizzying pace.

©1977 Ken Follett (P)2021 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Ken Follett
Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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The Blood Crows

19 ratings

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If you don't know Simon Scarrow, you don't know Rome! The Blood Crows is the enthralling twelfth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. A must-read for fans of Bernard Cornwell. Britannia, AD 51. For nearly a decade, the Roman Empire has fought to assert its hold over Britannia. But relentless opposition from native tribes led by the fanatical King Caratacus threatens to destroy everything. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro are dispatched from Rome to aid the campaign. Placed in command of an outpost in the remote western mountains, they face a challenge even more deadly than the unremitting attacks of barbarian forces. For they must wrench control of the fort from Centurion Quertus, a man who wages a savage personal war and inspires a loyalty in his men above their bond with Rome. With dangerous enemies on both sides, Cato and Macro face the fight of their lives to bring peace to the most perilous frontier in Europe.

©2013 Simon Scarrow (P)2013 Headline Publishing Group Ltd.

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
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Helsreach: Warhammer 40,000

192 ratings

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When the world of Armageddon is attacked by orks, the Black Templars Space Marine Chapter are amongst those sent to liberate it. Chaplain Grimaldus and a band of Black Templars are charged with the defence of Hive Helsreach from the xenos invaders in one of the many battle zones. But as the orks' numbers grow and the Space Marines' numbers dwindle, Grimaldus faces a desperate last stand in an Imperial temple. Determined to sell their lives dearly, will the Black Templars hold on long enough to be reinforced, or will their sacrifice ultimately be in vain?

©2010 Games Workshop Limited (P)2013 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
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Dragonslayer

9 ratings

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Gotrek and Felix Audiobook 4. A journey back to civilisation is interrupted when Gotrek, Felix and their companions encounter a creature of myth – a legendary dragon! Caught between that flying rock and the hard place of an army of orcs, things look bleak.... Listen to it because It's Gotrek and Felix vs a dragon, in one of the series most widely acclaimed entries. A dangerous race against time, multiple enemies and uneasy allies make this a true classic. The story Gotrek and Felix: unsung heroes of the Empire, or nothing more than common thieves and murderers? The truth perhaps lies somewhere in between, and depends entirely upon whom you ask. Gotrek and Felix head back towards the Empire aboard the arcane dwarf airship Spirit of Grungni. Tired and wounded from their adventures in the Chaos Wastes, the intrepid duo look forward to seeing friendly lands once more. But darker forces are at work and when a violent storm blows them into the Worlds Edge Mountains they disturb a deadly creature of legend which guards a vast golden hoard. With an army of rampaging orcs behind and a wrathful dragon ahead, things look bleak for Gotrek and Felix!

©2021 Games Workshop Limited (P)2021 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: William King
Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
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The Lost and the Damned

111 ratings

Summary

Siege of Terra, Book 2 The Solar War is over. The Siege of Terra has begun. As the Traitors unleash their deadliest weapons, the defenders of the Throneworld face nightmare and plague - but Terra must stand.    Read it because: discover the lengths to which Horus will go to claim Terra as his own - and the horrors he is willing to set upon its defenders.   The story: on the 13th day of Secundus, the bombardment of Terra began. With the solar defences overcome through the devastating strength of the Traitor armada and the power of the warp, Horus launches his assault on the Throneworld in earnest. After withstanding a ferocious barrage of ordnance, an immense ground war commences outside the Palace, with every inch gained paid for in the lives of billions. The front lines are beyond horrific, and the very air is reduced to poison and blood. Bodies are thrown into the meat grinder, but the outer redoubts cannot possibly hold for long, even with the loyal primarchs to reinforce them.  For Horus has his own generals to call upon. Between the plague weapons of Mortarion and the fury of Angron, the defenders face a losing battle.   Written by Guy Haley. Narrated by Jonathan Keeble.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Guy Haley
Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
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Dead Wrong

Summary

First a shooting, then a grisly discovery on the common.... Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to track down a killer before the whole area erupts in violence. Their boss thinks it's all down to drug lord Ray Fallon, but Calladine's instincts say something far nastier is happening on the Hobfield housing estate. Can this duo track down the murderer before anyone else dies and before the press publicise the gruesome crimes? Detectives Calladine and Bayliss are led on a trail which gets dangerously close to home. In a thrilling finale they race against time to rescue someone very close to Calladine's heart. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. Dead Wrong is the first in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. Tom Calladine is a single, 51-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of 21 has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-30s, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home.

©2015 Helen H. Durrant (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults

6 ratings

Summary

Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience! Introduced by Lucy Mangan. Tales to soothe tired souls. A nighttime companion for frazzled adults, including calming stories and poems for a good night's sleep. This cheering book of best loved short tales, extracts and poems will calm and restore an anxious mind before sleep. A good night's sleep is essential for our well-being and our health, but in our busy lives sleep is often poor and overlooked. Now is the time to stop a while and find consolation and wonder in other worlds where all is well and sleep just a minute or two away.  From classic stories by Oscar Wilde, Guy de Maupassant and Katherine Mansfield to friendly tales of our childhoods, to poetry that reminds us of the simple joys of life, this lovingly curated audiobook will soothe a tired mind and gently carry you to the peaceful land of sleep. So switch off, snuggle down and allow yourself to escape into new worlds and old - magical, mysterious and tender realms that will accompany you to your own sweet dreams.  Booktrack is an immersive format that pairs traditional audiobook narration to complementary music. The tempo and rhythm of the score are in perfect harmony with the action and characters throughout the audiobook. Gently playing in the background, the music never overpowers or distracts from the narration, so listeners can enjoy every minute. When you purchase this Booktrack edition, you receive the exact narration as the traditional audiobook available, with the addition of music throughout.

©2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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Beyond Bad

Summary

Scientific research has achieved what thousands of years of philosophising failed to do: explain why we have morals and how they work. The answers are surprising and frequently disturbing.  Morals have held empires together, kept soldiers marching under fire, fed the hungry, passed laws, built walls, welcomed immigrants, destroyed careers and governed our sex lives. But what if morality's all meaningless rubbish, a malfunctioning relic of our evolutionary past? This is the provocative argument that Chris makes. This isn't an attack on one set of moral codes or one way of thinking about ethics: it's a call for abolishing the whole caboodle. He uses evolutionary psychology to show how and why morality emerged: they enabled our forebears to survive and prosper in tribal groups. Today, our morals constrain us, bias us and push us in the wrong direction. The biggest challenges our species faces, whether global warming, nuclear proliferation or the rise of the robots, are pan-human. These challenges are beyond what our moral minds were designed to cope with. You can't build smartphones with Stone-Age axes, and you can't solve modern humanity's problems with tools that are designed to create primitive, competitive groups.

©2021 Chris Paley (P)2021 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Chris Paley
Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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The Solar War

162 ratings

Summary

The Siege of Terra Book 1 After years of devastating war, Horus and his forces have arrived at Terra. But before they can set foot on the Throneworld, they must first break the defences of the Sol System.  Powerful fleets and cunning defences bar their path - but can anything hope to halt the advance of the Traitor armada?   Listen to it because: The final act of the long-running, best-selling series starts here, with a brutal and uncompromising look at the first stage of the Siege of Terra, the war to conquer the solar system. Armies will fall, heroes will rise and legends will be written.... The Story After seven years of bitter war, the end has come at last for the conflict known infamously as the Horus Heresy. Terra now lies within the Warmaster’s sights, the Throneworld and the seat of his father’s rule. Horus’ desire is nothing less than the death of the Emperor of Mankind and the utter subjugation of the Imperium. He has become the ascendant vessel of Chaos and amassed a terrible army with which to enact his will and vengeance.  But the way to the Throne will be hard as the primarch Rogal Dorn, the Praetorian and protector of Terra, marshals the defences. First and foremost, Horus must challenge the might of the Sol System itself and the many fleets and bulwarks arrayed there.  To gain even a foothold on Terran soil, he must first contend the Solar War. Thus the first stage of the greatest conflict in the history of all mankind begins. 

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: John French
Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
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Slaves to Darkness

53 ratings

Summary

After a long and gruelling conflict, the traitors at last close upon Terra. But time is dwindling for an attack. Both Guilliman and the Lion are returning with all haste, and their armies could turn the tide. The hosts of the Warmaster must unite, for only then can they attack the Throneworld itself. While Mortarion is sent on ahead as the fleet’s vanguard, it falls to Lorgar and Perturabo to marshal Fulgrim and Angron, both now elevated to daemonhood and perhaps beyond even the will of the Warmaster to command. But Horus lies wounded, and, as the greatest battle the galaxy has ever know looms, it is up to Maloghurst to hold his fractious Legion together and to wrench Horus himself from the edge of oblivion.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: John French
Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
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Fury of Magnus

47 ratings

Summary

A Siege of Terra novella In the midst of the Siege of Terra, Magnus the Red embarks on a very personal mission – one that will bring him face to face with the Emperor once more! Listen to it because: Discover the end of Magnus' journey from Prospero to treachery on Terra in a deeply moving and elegiac tale that sees him finally choose his side and take his place amongst his brothers. The story: Of all the Emperor’s sons who fell to Chaos, it is perhaps Magnus the Red whose tale is the most tragic. Sanctioned because of his desire for knowledge, chastised, judged, and shattered to his very elements – there is much for the Crimson King to feel vengeful for. Yet revenge is not the only thing that draws him to Terra alongside the Warmaster’s besieging armies. He seeks something, a fragment, the missing piece of himself that lies within the most impregnable place on the planet – the inner sanctum of the Imperial Palace. As the greatest conflict of the ages reaches fever pitch, Magnus fights his own inner battle. To be whole once more, he must not only overcome the fiercest of defences, but also face the one being whom he loves and hates with equal fervour more than any other – his errant father, the Emperor of Mankind.

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
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The Primarchs

37 ratings

Summary

Created in the Emperor's own image, the primarchs had long thought themselves to be princes of the universe and masters of their own destiny - they led the Space Marine Legions in glorious conquest of the galaxy, and no enemy of the Imperium could stand against them. However, even amongst this legendary brotherhood, the seeds of dissent had been sown long before the treacherous Warmaster Horus declared his grand heresy. Find out the deepest mysteries of the primarchs. Who is in control of Fulgrim's body - him, or a daemon? What happens when the Alpha Legion fights against itself? Just what secrets is the Lion keeping? And what could the tragic Ferrus Manus have done to prevent himself from becoming a head shorter?

©2012 Games Workshop Limited (P)2012 Games Workshop Limited

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Centurion

21 ratings

Summary

Centurion, a no. 1 best-seller, is the unputdownable eighth novel in Simon Scarrow's Eagle's of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. In the first century AD the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy Parthia. Parthia is vying with Rome for control of Palmyra, an officially neutral kingdom. Palmyra's royal household is on the brink of open revolt, and so a task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defend its king and guard its borders. When Parthia hears of the Roman army's presence, it starts amassing its troops for war. Macro's cohort must march against the enemy, deep into treacherous territory. If Palmyra is not to fall into the clutches of Parthia, they will have to defeat superior numbers in a desperate siege. The quest for a lasting peace has never been more challenging, nor more critical for the future of the Empire.

©2008 Simon Scarrow (P)2012 Headline Digital

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
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Vulkan: Lord of Drakes

23 ratings

Summary

As the Emperor marshals his armies to reclaim the galaxy for the glory of mankind, one by one his Space Marine Legions are reunited with their missing primarchs. The XVIII Legion are still waiting to find their true identity, unaware their own lord has been found. In the Taras Division, legionaries face annihilation as they take a last, desperate stand against a monstrous ork invasion.  Meanwhile, on Nocturne, Vulkan has raised and trained a new force of warriors. Now it is the time for him to lead his sons into battle. Now it is the time for him to truly don the mantle of primarch, not only to save one half of his Legion but to forge a new, indivisible whole.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
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Midnight Fugue

2 ratings

Summary

It starts with a phone call to Superintendent Dalziel from an old friend asking for help. But where it ends is a very different story. Gina Wolfe has come to Mid-Yorkshire in search of her missing husband, believed dead. Her fiance, Commander Mick Purdy of the Met, thinks Dalziel should be able to take care of the job. What none of them realize is how events set in motion decades ago will come to a violent head on this otherwise ordinary summer's day.

©2009 Rginald Hill (P)2009 WF Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
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Scars

62 ratings

Summary

Of all the Legiones Astartes, the White Scars of Jaghatai Khan remain the most enigmatic and elusive. Born of a civilisation that prizes honour, speed and fearsome loyalty, their allegiance has yet remained unclear even as the galaxy is torn apart by Horus' treachery, and both sides have apparently counted them among their potential allies in the war to come. But when the Alpha Legion launch an unexplained and simultaneous attack against the White Scars and Space Wolves, the Khan must decide once and for all whether he will stand with the Emperor or the Warmaster...or neither.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
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Brothers in Blood

14 ratings

Summary

If you don't know Simon Scarrow, you don't know Rome! Brothers in Blood is the enthralling thirteenth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. The Roman Empire's conquest of Britannia is under threat from within. A messenger on the streets of Rome has been intercepted and tortured, revealing a plot to sabotage the Roman army's campaign against Caratacus, commander of Britannia's native tribes. A treacherous agent's mission is to open a second front of attack against them and eliminate the two Roman soldiers who could stand in the way. Unwarned, Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro are with the Roman army pursuing Caratacus and his men through the mountains of Britannia. Defeating Caratacus seems within their grasp. But the plot against the two heroes threatens not only their military goals but also their lives.

©2014 Simon Scarrow (P)2014 Headline Publishing Group Ltd.

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
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Saturnine

167 ratings

Summary

As the traitors tighten their grip on Terra, Rogal Dorn must marshal the Imperial hosts to weather the storm. But not all of the defenders will survive the onslaught.... Listen to it because: Dan Abnett returns to the Horus Heresy! Experience one of the crucial stages of the Siege, as Rogal Dorn and Horus match wits in a game of Regicide where the board is the Throneworld itself, and one wrong move could lead to utter devastation.... The story: The Traitor Host of Horus Lupercal tightens its iron grip on the Palace of Terra, and one by one the walls and bastions begin to crumple and collapse. Rogal Dorn, Praetorian of Terra, redoubles his efforts to keep the relentless enemy at bay, but his forces are vastly outnumbered and hopelessly outgunned. Dorn simply cannot defend everything. Any chance of survival now requires sacrifice, but what battles dare he lose so that others can be won? Is there one tactical stroke, one crucial combat, that could turn the tide forever and win the war outright? 

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Author: Dan Abnett
Length: 16 hrs and 48 mins
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Alone

Summary

Separated from his brothers aboard a seemingly abandoned pilgrim ship, Raven Guard Librarian Ithkos Jevel picks his way through the dark and sinister corridors of the vessel. Can Jevel survive to rejoin his battle-brothers and discover the fate of the humans who called this ship home?

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

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Nemesis

66 ratings

Summary

After the horrors of Istvaan V, Horus declares outright war against the Imperium. In the shadows of the Emperor's Palace, powerful figures convene. Their plan is to send a team of assassins to execute the arch-traitor Horus and end the war for the galaxy of mankind before it's even begun. But what they cannot know is that another assassin is abroad already, with his sights firmly set on killing the Emperor.

©2010 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
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Shadows of Treachery

31 ratings

Summary

From the battlefields of Phall and Isstvan to the haunted shadows of Terra itself - the greatest war in the history of mankind rages on. While the traitor Legions continue their campaign of terror across the galaxy, preparations are made for the defence of the Imperial Palace and the final, inevitable reckoning that must yet come between Horus and the Emperor....

©2012 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

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The Last Kingdom

192 ratings

Summary

Caught up in the power struggle between two kings, powerless to stop the bloodshed and compelled to take a side, this is a powerful tale of loyalty, war and the struggle to survive. The first book in a brand-new series, The Last Kingdom is set in England during the reign of King Alfred. Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at 10, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred's fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish assault. The struggle between the English and the Danes and the strife between christianity and paganism is the background to Uhtred's growing up. He is left uncertain of his loyalties but a slaughter in a winter dawn propels him to the English side and he will become a man just as the Danes launch their fiercest attack yet on Alfred's kingdom. Marriage ties him further still to the West Saxon cause but when his wife and child vanish in the chaos of the Danish invasion, Uhtred is driven to face the greatest of the Viking chieftains in a battle beside the sea. There, in the horror of the shield-wall, he discovers his true allegiance. The Last Kingdom, like most of Bernard Cornwell's books, is firmly based on true history. It is the first novel of a series that will tell the tale of Alfred the Great and his descendants and of the enemies they faced, Viking warriors like Ivar the Boneless and his feared brother, Ubba. Against their lives Bernard Cornwell has woven a story of divided loyalties, reluctant love, and desperate heroism. In Uhtred, he has created one of his most interesting and heroic characters and in The Last Kingdom one of his most powerful and passionate novels.

©2004 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
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Magnus the Red: Master of Prospero

11 ratings

Summary

Lord of the mystical and uncanny, Magnus the Red has long studied the ancient crafts of sorcery. A psyker without peer, save only for the Emperor himself, he commands his loyal followers of the Thousand Sons Legion in the Great Crusade, though also vigilant for any lost knowledge they might recover from the remains of dead human civilisations. Now, fighting alongside his brother Perturabo of the Iron Warriors, Magnus begins to foresee an approaching nexus of fate - will he remain true to their mutual aims or divert his own efforts towards furthering his own mastery of the warp?

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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Fulgrim: The Palatine Phoenix

8 ratings

Summary

Primarchs, Book 6 Seeking a new challenge and a mighty triumph, Fulgrim - prideful primarch of the Emperor's Children - sets out to conquer a world with just seven warriors by his side....  Listen to it because: It's a unique look at Fulgrim, always one of the most fascinating of the primarchs. And with a focus on him and a small band of heroes, you're guaranteed explosions in character dynamics as well as the action.... The story: Lord of Chemos and bearer of the Palatine Aquila, Fulgrim, primarch of the Emperor’s Children, is determined to take his rightful place in the Great Crusade, whatever the cost. A swordsman without equal, the Phoenician has long studied the art of war and grows impatient to put his skills and those of his loyal followers to a true test. Now, accompanied by only seven of his finest warriors, he seeks to bring a rebellious world into compliance, by any means necessary. But Fulgrim soon learns that no victory comes without cost and the greater the triumph, the greater the price one must pay....  Written by Josh Reynolds.

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
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Ryan's Christmas: A DCI Ryan Mystery

3 ratings

Summary

From the number one international best-selling author of Holy Island and Impostor.  After a busy year fighting crime, DCI Ryan and his team of murder detectives are enjoying a festive season of goodwill, mulled wine and, in the case of DS Phillips, a stottie cake or two - that is, until a freak snowstorm forces their car off the main road and into the remote heart of Northumberland. Their Christmas spirit is soon tested when they’re forced to find shelter inside England’s most haunted castle, where they’re the uninvited guests at a ‘Candlelit Ghost Hunt’. It’s all fun and games - until one of the guests is murdered. It seems no mortal hand could have committed the crime, so Ryan and co. must face the spectres living inside the castle walls to uncover the grisly truth, before another ghost joins their number....  Murder and mystery are peppered with romance and humour in this fast-paced crime whodunnit set amidst the spectacular Northumbrian landscape. 

©2019 LJ Ross (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: L. J. Ross
Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
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Dead Silent

Summary

A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead.... Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. The first two victims are American university students and both have livestock tags fixed to their earlobes. Who wanted them dead and what's the connection? The detectives piece together the forensic evidence and track down the witnesses, to reach a shocking conclusion. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. Dead Silent is book two of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. In this second book, Calladine faces personal tragedy and startling revelations, and Ruth's relationship with Jake Ireson develops. Tom Calladine is a single, 51-one-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of 21 has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-30s, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets. Her hobby is birdwatching. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home.

©2015 Helen H. Durrant (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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Dead Wicked

Summary

Detectives Calladine and Bayliss hunt for a vicious killer. The first victim is found on waste ground. His tongue has been cut out and stuffed down his throat. Then another body is found dumped in a lake up in the hills. The same gruesome murder method is used. And guess who the detectives’ new boss is? The incredibly difficult Stephen Greco. A twisted killer...and a wicked twist. Meanwhile Ruth Bayliss’ personal life is falling apart, and someone is targeting local businesses with ransomware. The prime suspect is a criminal Calladine thought he’d seen the last of. Who’s the serial killer, and who’s next on the list? Discover an absolutely unstoppable crime thriller from a best-selling author. In an ending with a massive twist, the detectives find everything they believed is wrong. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell or Mark Billingham, you will enjoy this exciting new crime fiction writer. Dead Wicked is book 10 of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine.

©2020 Helen Durrant (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
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Call of Archaon: Age of Sigmar

11 ratings

Summary

Of the many champions of Chaos, none are as great or as feared as mighty Archaon. He is the Everchosen, Exalted Grand Marshal of the Apocalypse and Ender of Worlds, and it is a worthy warrior indeed who can fight by his side. Such Knights of Ruin are known as the Varanguard. Only by answering the call of Archaon can a warrior of Chaos ascend to their ranks, and acceptance is never guaranteed, for their mettle must first be proven. In this dark tale, three fell champions of the Chaos Gods all heed the call of the Everchosen. Each desires the ultimate prize: to become part of the Varanguard. But where one is chosen, others will fail, for Archaon's will is cruel and his trials exacting....

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
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Stone and Iron

7 ratings

Summary

The 33rd Grand Battalion of the Iron Warriors, newly raised and seeing battle for the first time, have the honour of the primarch himself, Perturabo, leading them. But the Hammer of Olympia is there for more than just battle - he is evaluating his new officers and deciding their fates. And with a force of Imperial Fists allied to their cause, Perturabo sees the perfect opportunity to teach his new warriors the difference between the stone of the VII Legion and the Iron of his own.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Ferrus Manus: The Gorgon of Medusa

12 ratings

Summary

The Great Crusade has swept across half the galaxy, a million human worlds now embracing the truth and reason that comes with allegiance to the rule of Terra. But even such unparalleled success comes at a cost.  Rumours abound that the Emperor plans to step back from the Crusade and raise one of his primarch sons to lead in his stead. Faced with the bitterly noncompliant human empire of Gardinaal and a leaderless host of Ultramarines, Thousand Sons and Emperor’s Children at his Legion’s command, the Iron Hands primarch Ferrus Manus decides to make an example that even the Emperor cannot ignore.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Guymer
Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
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Mark of Calth

26 ratings

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The Heresy came to Calth without warning. In just a few hours of betrayal and bloodshed, the proud warriors of the XIIIth Legion - Guilliman's own Ultramarines - were laid low by the treachery of their erstwhile brothers of the XVIIth. Now, as the planet is scoured by solar flares from the wounded Veridian star, the survivors must take the fight to the remaining Word Bearers and their foul allies or face damnation in the gloomy arcology shelters beneath the planet's surface. In the novella-length Calth That Was, Graham McNeill highlights the fateful encounter that will alter the destiny of Captain Ventanus and shape the face of the Ultramarines Chapter for 10,000 years to come. The battle for Calth is far from over.

©2013 Games Workshop Limited (P)2013 Games Workshop Limited

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Grey Knights: Blade of Purity

8 ratings

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Blade of Purity contains two linked tales of the Grey Knights: Incorruptible - Grey Knights Justicar Styer and his squad are assigned to locate a lost Grey Knights vessel, the Purifier ship Blade of Purity. Boarding the ship, they find evidence of battle and possible Chaos corruption. Has the impossible happened and Purifiers have fallen to the thrall of the Ruinous Powers? Or is something else stalking the halls of the Blade of Purity? True Name - Departing from the Sanctus Reach after their ill-fated battle with the daemon Ku'gath Plaguefather, the Grey Knights encounter their nemesis again as they enter the warp. As the battle becomes one between Gared and Ku'gath himself, it falls to the Librarian to save his brothers - and his soul.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

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Hammerhal + Other Stories

8 ratings

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Within this book you will find Hammerhal, a fantastic new novella from Josh Reynolds:   Dark forces stir within the bowers of the mysterious Hexwood. A great warhost of Tzaangor beastkin, creatures devoted to Tzeentch, the Architect of Fate, defile the once verdant lands of Ghyran. All that opposes them are the noble Stormcast Eternals of the Hallowed Knights. Reforged in resplendent sigmarite and wielding the lightning of Azyr, few can stand against these heroes. But Tzeentch's followers are cunning, and as the Hallowed Knights wage bloody war, a second attack on the city of Hammerhal, which the Stormcasts are oathsword to defend, is coming to pass. Both the warriors without and the hunters within the city must act fast, or the truth about the Hexwood will undo everything they have fought so hard to protect.   Also within this book is a host of awesome short stories giving you a flavour of the many warring armies that exist within the worlds of Warhammer Age of Sigmar.   Contents 'The Keys to Ruin' by David Annandale  'Beneath the Black Thumb' and 'Great Red' by David Guymer  'Heartwood' by Robbie MacNiven  'Assault on the Mandrake Bastion', 'Hammerhal' and 'The Prisoner of the Black Sun' by Josh Reynolds  'Vengeance Eternal' by Matt Westbrook   Plus excerpts from:  'Eight Lamentations: Spear of Shadows' and 'Skaven Pestilens' by Josh Reynolds  'Overlords of the Iron Dragon' by C L Werner

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Three Rivers

3 ratings

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Three Rivers is the fourth in a chilling series of audiobooks that will rapidly convert followers of L J Ross, Faith Martin and Helen H Durrant into David Blake devotees. A body caught on the end of a mast, another skewered by a rhond hook and a chain of evidence Tanner simply cannot accept. As a twisting gale howls its way over Barton Broad, DS Jenny Evans joins a handsome old friend to help rescue the crew of an overturned boat. But when they discover a body, snagged on the end of the mast, one murder soon follows another, leaving DI John Tanner facing a race against time, desperate to prove that the most obvious suspect isn’t who everyone seems to think it is.

©2020 David Blake (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Blake
Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
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Cuthbert's Way

2 ratings

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A secret kept for a thousand years.... After the dramatic theft of a priceless artefact from Durham Cathedral, the rest of the world believes that DCI Ryan and his team were able to recover and return St Cuthbert's cross to its rightful home. But Ryan knows the cross he recovered was a fake - far from being over, their problems are only just beginning....  Just as Ryan and his team begin to unravel the truth behind the spate of mysterious thefts, something even more priceless is stolen - something that can never be replaced.  As the nationwide manhunt continues without success, Ryan is thrust into despair-until he realises the answer lies not in modern policing, but in an age-old secret known only to a chosen few. To recover what's been lost, he must first crack 'Cuthbert's Code', following the trail of a long-dead saint across the wild, unpredictable hills and valleys of the borderlands.  Can Ryan find what he's looking for, before it's too late?  He's going to need a miracle....  Murder and mystery are peppered with romance and humour in this fast-paced crime whodunit set amidst the spectacular Northumbrian landscape.

©2020 LJ Ross (P)2021 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: L.J. Ross
Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
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Praetorian of Dorn

62 ratings

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Recalled from the Great Crusade after Ullanor, Rogal Dorn and the VIIth Legion were appointed as the Emperor's praetorians - but only after the Warmaster's treachery was revealed did the full extent of that sacred duty become apparent. Now, the Solar System comes under attack for the first time since the war began, and many of the seemingly impregnable defences wrought by the Imperial Fists prove inadequate. With all eyes fixed firmly upon this new threat beyond the gates of Terra, who in turn will protect Dorn from the enemy within?

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: John French
Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
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Konrad Curze: The Night Haunter

34 ratings

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A Horus Heresy: Primarchs novel Few among the legendary primarchs are as feared as Konrad Curze, the Night Haunter. Even before his fall to darkness, he was a sinister legend, a remorseless killer. This is his story. Listen to it because: The Night Haunter is a fascinating character, a man who could have been a hero, but for the daemons that plague him, the result of his nightmarish visions of a future he helps to create. Guy Haley delves into this lord of the night, in a story you'll never forget… The story: Of all the Emperor’s immortal sons, the primarchs, it is Konrad Curze whose legend is the darkest. Born in the shadows of Nostramo, a world of murderers, thieves and worse, is it any surprise that he became the figure of dread known only as the Night Haunter? Heed now the tragic story of the creature Konrad Curze, master of the Night Lords Legion, of how he became a monster and a weapon of terror. He who once served the Imperium saw the truth in a maddening universe and the hypocrisy of a loveless father, and embraced the only thing that made any sense - darkness. From the blood-soaked gutters of his hiveworld upbringing, to the last days of his ill-fated existence, Curze is a primarch like no other and his tale is one to chill the very bone....

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Guy Haley
Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
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Portent

Summary

The end is beginning. The time is just a few short years from now. But already the signs of global disaster are multiplying. Freak storms, earthquakes, floods volcanic eruptions are sweeping the earth. The last violent spasms of a dying planet. Then a series of ominous events signal the emergence of new and terrifying forces. While scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef a diver watches fascinated as a tiny light floats past him towards the surface. Moments later he is torn to pieces as the reef erupts with shattering power. In the Chinese city of Kashi, travellers bring back reports of a strange light seen shining above the endless dunes of the Taklimakan Desert. And as the city's inhabitants watch for its return the desert rises up like a vast living thing to engulf them in a colossal tidal wave of sand. All have seen a portent: a sign of unimaginable powers about to be unleashed. A sign that something incredible is about to begin. James Herbert was one of Britain's greatest popular novelists and our #1 best-selling writer of chiller fiction. Widely imitated and hugely influential, he wrote 23 novels which have collectively sold over 54 million copies worldwide and been translated into 34 languages. Born in London in the forties, James Herbert was art director of an advertising agency before turning to writing fiction in 1975. His first novel, The Rats, was an instant best-seller and is now recognised as a classic of popular contemporary fiction. Herbert went on to publish a new top ten best-seller every year until 1988. He wrote six more bestselling novels in the 1990s and three more since: Once, Nobody True and The Secret of Crickley Hall. Herbert died in March 2013 at the age of 69.

©1992 James Herbert (P)2013 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
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The Silent War

15 ratings

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While loyalist and traitor forces clash on a thousand battlefields across the galaxy, a very different kind of war is being fought in the shadows - a war of subtlety and subterfuge, unknown to many, but one that surely holds the key to victory for either side. Rogal Dorn and his Legion prepare to defend the Solar System against the armies of Warmaster Horus, even as Malcador the Sigillite charges his many agents and spies with missions of the utmost secrecy. The future of the Imperium is being shaped by unseen hands....

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

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Little Siberia

1 rating

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The arrival of a meteorite in a small Finnish town causes chaos and crime in this poignant, chilling and hilarious new thriller from the King of Helsinki Noir. A man with dark thoughts on his mind is racing along the remote snowy roads of Hurmevaara in Finland when there is flash in the sky and something crashes into the car. That something turns about to be a highly valuable meteorite. With euro signs lighting up the eyes of the locals, the unexpected treasure is temporarily placed in a neighbourhood museum, under the watchful eye of a priest named Joel.    But Joel has a lot more on his mind than simply protecting the riches that have apparently rained down from heaven. His wife has just revealed that she is pregnant. Unfortunately Joel has strong reason to think the baby isn’t his. As Joel tries to fend off repeated and bungled attempts to steal the meteorite, he must also come to terms with his own situation and discover who the father of the baby really is.    Transporting the listener to the culture, landscape and mores of northern Finland, Little Siberia is both a crime novel and a hilarious, blacker-than-black comedy about faith and disbelief, love and death, and what to do when bolts from the blue - both literal and figurative - turn your life upside down.

©2019 Antti Tuomainen (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
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Age of Darkness

44 ratings

Summary

After the betrayal at Isstvan, Horus begins his campaign against the Emperor, a galaxy-wide war that can lead only to Terra. But the road to the final confrontation between father and son is a long one - seven years filled with secrecy and silence, plans and foundations being formed across distant stars.  An unknown history is about to be unveiled as light is shed on the darkest years of the Horus Heresy, and revelations will surface that will shake the Imperium to its very foundation....  This collection contains nine short stories:  'Rules of Engagement' by Graham McNeill  'Liar's Due' by James Swallow  'Forgotten Sons' by Nick Kyme  'The Last Remembrancer' by John French  'Rebirth' by Chris Wraight  'The Face of Treachery' by Gav Thorpe  'Little Horus' by Dan Abnett  'The Iron Within' by Rob Sanders  'Savage Weapons' by Aaron Dembski-Bowden 

©2011 Games Workshop Limited (P)2011 Games Workshop Limited

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Vulkan's Shield

1 rating

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Above a war-torn battlefield on a distant world, Ko'tan Kadai and his Salamanders are on a mission of mercy. As the city burns, the Fireborn rescue a band of beleaguered civilians and learn what it means to be Vulkan's Shield.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

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War Storm: Age of Sigmar

18 ratings

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Across the Mortal Realms, a storm rages. Sigmar announces his return as his Stormcast Eternals strike a vengeful blow against the hordes of Chaos. Lord-Celestant Vandus Hammerhand has claimed one of the Gates of Azyr and now makes for the dreaded Gate of Wrath in the fire-blackened Brimstone Peninsula of Aqshy, and a reckoning with the Chaos Lord Korghos Khul. His fellow Lord-Celestants fight just as hard to break the dominion of Chaos; the Stormhosts' grand crusade brings war to the Ghyrtract Fen, where Gardus of the Hallowed Knights strives to take back the Gates of Dawn. Meanwhile, in the mystical Hanging Valleys of Anvrok, Thostos Bladestorm leads his men against a towering fortress which conceals a prize beyond measure.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
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Angron: Slave of Nuceria

25 ratings

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A Primarchs novel The Twelfth Primarch has been found! United with the War Hounds - now renamed the World Eaters - the gladiator Angron gives his sons an ultimatum that will change their very nature, and their destiny. Listen to it because: You've seen the immediate aftermath of Angron's recruitment into the Imperium in the short story 'After Desh'ea' - now Ian St. Martin brings us the details of what happened next, and the World Eaters' adoption of the Butcher's Nails. The story: As the Emperor travels the galaxy at the head of his Great Crusade, few events are as important as rediscovering his scattered sons, the Primarchs, and bestowing them as the masters of their Legions. United, a Legion becomes a reflection of its Primarch, both in his strengths and his flaws. For the Twelfth Legion, once the War Hounds and now the World Eaters, the line between strength and flaw is almost impossible to separate. Placed in command of a Legion he does not want, in service to a father he cannot forgive, Angron gives an ultimatum to his children, one that will set them down a path that they can never return from. So desperate for his acknowledgment, will the World Eaters follow their father and cast themselves in his broken image, or will they resist? And will any of them ever learn who their father was truly meant to be? Written by Ian St. Martin. Performed by Jonathan Keeble.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
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The Devil You Know

12 ratings

Summary

Ciaphas Cain returns! As the tyranids ravage the jungle moon on which he is stationed, the Hero of the Imperium must do the unthinkable and ally with the sinister dark eldar. As the Tyrannic Wars sweep across the face of the Eastern Fringe, Cain and Jurgen find themselves on the jungle moon of a gas giant, fighting off a splinter fleet. The world is uninhabited, but must be protected to prevent the tyranid advance threatening several nearby systems. The situation goes from bad to worse when Cain and the Catachans run into a force of insidious xenos, and the two factions are thrown into a temporary alliance purely to survive.  Can Cain defeat the tyranids and survive the deadly intentions of their dark allies?  Only time can tell! A Ciaphas Cain audio drama by Sandy Mitchell. Performed by Jonathan Keeble, Harriet Kershaw, Angus King and Toby Longworth. Directed by Christian Dunn. Music composed by Jamie Robertson.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Broken Saints

5 ratings

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An Adepta Sororitas audio drama. Sister Adamanthea, returned from repentance and revered by the faithful as a symbol of the Emperor's will, must cast her doubts aside when disaster strikes during a holy parade. Listen to it because: Hear a thrilling tale of a soul redeemed, but riven with doubt and delve into the murky politics of the Ecclesiarchy and the many temptations that the Dark Imperium has to offer.... The story: Sister Adamanthea is a Repentia redeemed, restored to her beloved Sororitas and hailed as a ‘living miracle’. But behind closed doors she is haunted by a sin she believes can never be forgiven. Paraded in front of the countless pilgrims of the garden-temple of Concordia, how can she speak of faith when her own is so uncertain? When an aeons-old conspiracy finally triggers, Adamanthea must prove herself the legend she is claimed to be, or risk the forces of Chaos pulling back the shroud of lies and shattering the faith of an entire world. Written by Alec Worley.  Performed by Steve Conlin, Sean Connolly, Jonathan Keeble, Penelope Rawlins, Richard Reed, Genevieve Swallow and Claire Wyatt.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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The Beasts of Cartha

3 ratings

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After being reforged, Lord-Relictor Ramus of the Hallowed Knights is sent by Sigmar to capture the betrayer, Mannfred von Carstein. The quest brings Ramus to the Carthic Oldwoods of Ghur, where he comes to the aid of the Astral Templars against a massive ogor horde. Victorious, but at great cost, Ramus discovers Mannfred is finally close at hand. Only with the help of the Astral Templars will the Lord-Relictor catch his quarry, but there are deadlier things in the woods than ogors, a fact the Stormcast Eternals soon discover.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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The Joy of Sex [First Edition 1972]: A Gourmet Guide to Love Making

3 ratings

Summary

The original, groundbreaking The Joy of Sex returns in this audio version of the first (1972) edition of the illustrated sex guide. Featuring 100 tracks covering all the chapters of the original edition. A best seller since it was first published in 1972, Alex Comfort's classic work celebrates human physical intimacy with such authority and clarity that a whole generation felt empowered to enjoy sex. It was groundbreaking and unique in the wide range of subjects it discussed and in its reassuring authority and sense of fun. No other book has come close in providing such a wise, witty, uninhibited - sometimes delightfully eccentric - guide to lovemaking. As featured in the movie Sex Tape. Dr Alex Comfort, M.B., D.Sc., (1920-2000) was a leading expert on human sexuality and one of the most versatile authors of the 20th century. A pioneer in the study of old age, co-founder of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, anarchist, social commentator, novelist and poet, he wrote over 50 books and countless scientific papers. Dr Comfort also worked as head of research on gerontology at University College London, a lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University and Adjunct Professor at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles. A member of the Royal Society of Medicine and an Associate Member of the American Psychiatric Association, he died in March 2000, aged 80.

©1972 Alex Comfort (P)2014 Octopus Publishing Group

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Corax: Lord of Shadows

14 ratings

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A Primarchs novel When a dread bio-weapon is unleashed in battle, turning allies upon one another, it falls to Corax and his Raven Guard to save the day - if he can balance his thirst for vengeance against the need for swift victory. Read it because: We've seen Corax consumed with revenge throughout the Horus Heresy - now is our opportunity to see him before his brush with Chaos, heroically saving a campaign during the Great Crusade. The story: During the Great Crusade, it falls to the primarch Corax of the Raven Guard to humble the immense void-cities of the Carinae. Determined to bring these worlds into compliance, he unleashes the might of his Legion and a massive war host of the Imperial Army. But the lords of Carinae are well defended and without remorse.  At the height of the conflict, at the void-city of Zenith, a dread bio-weapon from an ancient time is unleashed. At once, the Imperial force is brought to its knees, as allies are turned against each other and the Raven Guard left to face almost insurmountable odds. As the campaign teeters on the brink of failure, Corax’s desire for vengeance is severely tested against the need for a swift and certain resolution to the war. Written by Guy Haley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Guy Haley
Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
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Unthink

Summary

Your life is dominated by your unconscious mind: by thoughts you're unaware of and movements you don't realise you are making. Words, colours, mannerisms, and other cues you don't realise are affecting you change what you think. The confidence you have in your ability to reason and to consciously choose what to do is caused by a series of illusions that scientists are only just beginning to understand. The discovery of these illusions will change the way we see ourselves more than the discoveries of Darwin and Copernicus. Unthink explores the unconscious decisions we make, and covers a variety of topics, ranging from how we choose politicians and romantic partners to more abstract subjects such as whether we can consciously decide to move our fingers. The counter-intuitive observations that Chris makes in the book include:If you want someone to fancy you, wear red and meet them somewhere frightening.When waitresses repeat customers' orders back to them instead of just saying 'yes' they receive bigger tips.To reduce your shopping bill, start at the beer and snacks end of the store and work backwards.If you sit someone in an upright chair when you give them good news they will be prouder of their achievements.Having a picture of your family on your desk might make you work harder, but you'll be rattier when you get home! Chris Paley shows us how we can understand ourselves and others better, by having a greater understanding of the way that the unconscious mind has an impact on the way we live our lives.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2014 Chris Paley (P)2014 Hodder & Stoughton

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Chris Paley
Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
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The Gates of Azyr: Age of Sigmar

34 ratings

Summary

The war is over, and the Mortal Realms have all but fallen to Chaos.... Korghos Khul rampages across the fiery Realm of Aqshy, hunting down mortal kind to slaughter or subjugate to Khorne. His Goretide have crushed all resistance...until the storm. From the heavens hurtle paladins clad in gold. Sent by Sigmar, the Stormcast Eternals have come to liberate all the realms from the yoke of Chaos. Their leader is Vandus Hammerhand, Lord-Celestant of the Hammers of Sigmar. After a long age of darkness, there is hope. Vandus must open the Gates of Azyr to unleash Sigmar's righteous fury against the damned. Everything depends on his victory.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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The Gladiator

20 ratings

Summary

The Gladiator is the compelling ninth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell. While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing campaign against the Parthians, their transport ship is almost capsized by a tidal wave. They barely make it to the port of Matala in Crete where they are stunned to find a devastated town. An earthquake has struck the island, destroying its cities and killing thousands. In the chaotic aftermath, large bands of the island's slaves begin to revolt and local bandits, taking advantage of the slave rebellion, urge the Cretans to overthrow the Roman administration. With many of the island's troops either killed or wounded during the earthquake, the governor of the province calls on Macro and Cato for help. Can they move swiftly enough to counter the rebellion before it sweeps the Romans from the island?

©2009 Simon Scarrow (P)2012 Headline Digital

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
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Saga of the Beast

33 ratings

Summary

A Space Wolves audio drama boxed set. In the aftermath of the Thousand Sons' invasion of Fenris, Wolf Lord Ragnar Blackmane is thrown into danger as he hunts a dangerous beast in a quest that will decide the fate of the galaxy. Listen to it because: Experience the latest chapter in the saga of Ragnar Blackmane in an all-action full-cast audio drama serial that pits the Young Wolf against one of the greatest – and most terrifying – warriors of the 41st Millennium. The story: Glory returns to Fenris. Magnus the Red and his traitorous legion are defeated upon the icy cliffs of the Space Wolves’ home world, their hollow remains scattered into the darkest depths of the World Sea. Yet Ragnar Blackmane, the youngest Wolf Lord in his Chapter’s noble history, does not feel victorious. He is uneasy. Uncertain of his purpose and place in the great war for the Imperium. Until a vision strikes him of a terrible beast, one greater than any he or his warriors have faced before. A monster that it is his destiny to confront. The young king throws himself into a quest to meet this fate, for no Space Wolf can turn from the call of his wyrd. Alongside a small band of Space Wolves, Ragnar Blackmane begins what is certain to be an odyssey for the ages, on which will hinge not only the fate of a single warrior, but of the entire galaxy. Written by David Annandale. Performed by Tom Alexander, Charles Armstrong, Gareth Armstrong, Ian Brooker, Steve Conlin, Andrew Fettes, Jonathan Keeble, Colleen Prendergast, Jon Rand and Richard Reed. Contents: Part 1: 'The Call of the Wyrd' Part 2: 'The Brotherhood of Fate' Part 3: 'The Voyage of the Storm' Part 4: 'The Jaws That Split the Sky'

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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The Burden of Loyalty

14 ratings

Summary

As the darkness of the war slowly consumes the galaxy, those who still serve the Throne are faced with a struggle for their survival and the continued existence of everything they hold dear. With the threat of the Warmaster's fleet looming ever closer to Terra, it will fall to such heroes to halt the tide, but the enemies arrayed against them are powerful, and the burden of loyalty is great.... This Horus Heresy anthology contains six short stories, some of which are originally released as audio dramas, and by authors such as Dan Abnett, Aaron Dembski-Bowden, Gav Thorpe and John French. Also included are the novellas The Wolf King, by Chris Wraight, and Cybernetica, by Rob Sanders. Contents: Perpetual by Dan Abnett The Binary Succession by David Annandale Into Exile by Aaron Dembski-Bowden Ordo Sinister by John French The Heart of the Pharos by L J Goulding Cybernetica by Rob Sanders The Thirteenth Wolf by Gav Thorpe The Wolf King by Chris Wraight

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Ghal Maraz: Age of Sigmar

19 ratings

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Plague and devastation ravage the Mortal Realms, but there is hope yet, for Sigmar's Stormcast Eternals are paragons of justice and retribution. In Ghyran and the lands of Rotwater Blight, Lord-Castellant Grymn fights on, not only to avenge the death of Lord-Celestant Gardus but also to find the Hidden Vale of Alarielle, the Radiant Queen and ruler of the sylvaneth. Only with her aid can the pestilence that ails the land be turned back. Returning to the Hanging Valleys of Anvrok, Thostos Bladestorm is much changed, but he also carries a weighty truth...he has found Ghal Maraz, the great hammer of Sigmar itself. Reunited with Vandus Hammerhand, these two heroes and their warriors must conquer the Eldritch Fortress of Tzeentch and overthrow the dreaded Kairos Fateweaver if they are to retrieve this mighty artefact.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
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Damocles: Warhammer 40,000

32 ratings

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Two centuries ago, the Imperium of Man and the upstart Tau Empire fought to a standstill in the Damocles Gulf. Now, as the 41st millennium draws to a close, the tau have returned. As the world of Agrellan falls under attack, the White Scars and Raven Guard rush to its defence, but with the skilled Commander Shadowsun leading the alien forces, the Space Marines and their allies are hard pressed. Kor'sarro Khan, Huntmaster of the White Scars, swears that he will win the day in the most direct way possible - by taking Shadowsun's head.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
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The Way Out: Part 2

2 ratings

Summary

Warhammer Horror Week: Day Five The mysteries of watch station Refuge unfold for Captain Karina Arq and the crew of the Fortune's Favour and threaten to change them all forever…   Listen to it because: It's a tale told as much through the atmosphere and audio effects as anything else and evokes a sense of trepidatious terror that's sure to keep you hooked.   The story: Bestilled and cut off from the warp, Captain Karina Arq and the crew of the Fortune's Favour have found salvation...or so it seems. The watch station Refuge may yet prove its name to be dangerously ironic. For something on the station doesn't want to see them board, and if they do, it may not allow them to survive the experience.... Part two of three. Written by Rachel Harrison. Running time 27 minutes and 39 seconds. Performed by Grace Andrews, Steve Conlin, Matthew Hunt, Jonathan Keeble, Carla Mendonca, Colleen Prendergast, David Seddon and David Sibley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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St. Benet's

2 ratings

Summary

St. Benet's is a gripping crime thriller, the second in a chilling series of serial killer books, ones which will rapidly convert followers of Faith Martin, Joy Ellis and Damien Boyd into David Blake devotees.   When the body of an old man is found lying in the ruins of St Benet’s Abbey, his throat cut, a knife resting in his open hand, DI John Tanner and DC Jenny Evans are given no choice but to accept a ruling of death by misadventure.  But when the body goes missing from its tomb, after a priest is found nailed to a cross, and another impaled on a stake, everything begins to point back to the murder of a teenage girl, thrown from the top of a church tower, some 43 years before.  Set within the mysterious beauty of the Norfolk Broads, this fast-paced British detective series is a murder mystery with a slice of humour and a touch of romance, one that will have you guessing until the very end.

©2019 David Blake (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Blake
Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
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Life & Works - Franz Schubert

1 rating

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The life of Franz Schubert has been a gift to romantically inclined biographers: the beautiful, brilliant, modest boy who sprang to fully fledged genius at the age of 16; the quintessential "artist in a garret", entirely consumed by his art and living a hand-to-mouth existence in Vienna (home of Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven); the gentle, cheerful, convivial young man who prized friendship almost as highly as music itself; the unworldly poet from whom great music poured like water from a fountain; the unrecognized master who died almost penniless at the age of 31. And most of this is true. But, as revealed in this dramatized biography (lavishly illustrated with musical examples), there was a secret, darker side to Schubert which only renders his story that much more fascinating.

©2004 Naxos AudioBooks (P)2004 Naxos AudioBooks

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The Resurrection Key

3 ratings

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In the most thrilling instalment in the explosive Wilde and Chase series, the intrepid pair must race against time before a deadly power is unleashed on the world....  World-famous archaeologist Nina Wilde and her husband, ex-SAS solder Eddie Chase, think they have left their days of dangerous adventures behind. At home with desk jobs and daily routines, they are just like any other family. However, when an ancient and astonishing civilisation buried deep in the Antarctic ice is woken, Nina and Eddie must confront the gravest threat they've ever faced.  Travelling from New York to New Zealand, from the cities of Europe to the outback of Australia, they must try to understand the formidable power that has been unleashed. But pursued by shadowy mercenaries and sinister government spies, the clock is ticking before the entire planet is in peril....

©2019 Andy McDermott (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
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Realmslayer: Blood of the Old World

33 ratings

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A Warhammer: Age of Sigmar audio drama series In the strange worlds of the Mortal Realms, Gotrek Gurnisson craves one thing above all: purpose. When he discovers a being who might lead him to it, he will stop at nothing to find them - but old enemies seek the same prize.... Listen to it because: Gotrek's adventures in the Mortal Realms continue, written once again by David Guymer, with an all-star cast - headed by Brian Blessed! Say it with us: Gotrek's alive! The story: Gotrek Gurnisson was once the greatest Slayer of the Old World, meeting his doom in the great cataclysms of the End Times. The heroic duardin stepped forth into the Realm of Chaos to fight the daemons gnawing at the world's ending and satisfy his death oath, leaving behind his companion Felix Jaeger. Now, he finds himself in a strange new realm where gods walk the earth and dark forces are ascendant. Within the endless forests of Ghyran, Gotrek learns of a being with the power to guide him to what he craves above all else: a destiny, and a purpose worthy of his legend. What he seeks is a prize more terrible than any he could have imagined, fought over since the dawn of time by powers beyond even his indomitable strength. Nor is he the only scion of the Old World to be drawn by its promise, and Gotrek will have to overcome the greatest nemesis of his past if he is to claim his future. Written by David Guymer Contents: Part 1: Armour of Winter Part 2: The Everlasting Oath Part 3: The Silver Tower Part 4: The Last Gate Performed by Grace Andrews, John Banks, Andrew Fettes, Kelly Hotten, Matthew Hunt, Jonathan Keeble, Penelope Rawlins, Richard Reed and Joe Shire, and starring Brian Blessed as Gotrek Gurnisson.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England

31 ratings

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Imagine you could travel back to the 14th century. What would you see? What would you smell? More to the point, where are you going to stay? And what are you going to eat? Ian Mortimer shows us that the past is not just something to be studied; it is also something to be lived. He sets out to explain what life was like in the most immediate way, through taking you to the Middle Ages. The result is the most astonishing social history book you are ever likely to read: evolutionary in its concept, informative and entertaining in its detail, and startling for its portrayal of humanity in an age of violence, exuberance and fear.

©2008 Ian Mortimer (P)2009 Isis Publishing Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Ian Mortimer
Category: History, Europe
Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
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In the Shadow of the Sword

39 ratings

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In the 6th century AD, the Near East was divided between two venerable empires: the Persian and the Roman. A hundred years on and one had vanished forever, while the other seemed almost finished. Ruling in their place were the Arabs: an upheaval so profound that it spelt, in effect, the end of the ancient world. In The Shadow of the Sword, Tom Holland explores how this came about. Spanning from Constantinople to the Arabian desert, and starring some of the most remarkable rulers who ever lived, he tells a story vivid with drama, horror, and startling achievement.

©2012 Tom Holland (P)2012 Hachette Digital

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Tom Holland
Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
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J'accuse: Zola and the Dreyfus Affair

Summary

A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation by Hattie Naylor. This play was inspired by a newspaper article written by Emile Zola in response to the Dreyfus Affair of the 1890s, when a Jewish army officer was persecuted and wrongly imprisoned by the French military and judicial establishment. Louis Gregori gives a right-wing and nationalistic perspective on the events that led him to believe that the murder of the guiltless Dreyfus was the correct and only action. Starring Mark Heap as Louis, Kathryn Hunt as Dominique, with Graeme Hawley, Conrad Nelson, Paul Mundell, and Jonathan Keeble. Directed by Pauline Harris.

©2010 Hattie Naylor (P)2010 AudioGO Ltd

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Paul McCartney

5 ratings

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Since the age of 21, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock 'n' roll lives, played out on the most public of stages. Now Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. Paul McCartney: The Life reveals the complex character behind the façade and sheds new light on his childhood - blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music. This is the first definitive account of Paul's often troubled partnership with John Lennon, his personal trauma after the Beatles' breakup, and his subsequent struggle to get back to the top with Wings - which nearly got him murdered in Africa and brought him nine days in a Tokyo jail. Listeners will learn about his marriage to Linda, including their much-criticized musical collaboration, and a moving account of her death. Packed with new information and critical insights, Paul McCartney: The Life will be the definitive biography of a musical legend.

©2016 Philip Norman (P)2016 W.F. Howes

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 30 hrs and 39 mins
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Black Legion

166 ratings

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Ezekyle Abaddon and his warlords strive to bind the newborn Black Legion together under threat of destruction. Now Khayon, as Abaddon's most-trusted assassin, is tasked with ending the threat of Thagus Daravek, the self-proclaimed Lord of Hosts - a rival to the Ezekyle's final fate. Fighting the vile whispers of the Dark Gods within his mind, Abaddon turns a fevered gaze back to the Imperium, where his destiny awaits. Yet the Emperor's Champion and his Black Templars stand guard at the gates of Hell, and Sigismund has waited centuries to face Abaddon in battle.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
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Dunkirk

5 ratings

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The epic true story of Dunkirk - now a major motion picture written and directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, and Mark Rylance. The Battle of Dunkirk, in May/June 1940, is remembered as a stunning defeat yet a major victory as well. The Nazis had beaten back the Allies and pushed them across France to the northern port of Dunkirk. In the ultimate race against time, more than 300,000 Allied soldiers were daringly evacuated across the Channel. This moment of German aggression was used by Winston Churchill as a call to Franklin Roosevelt to enter the war. Now historian Joshua Levine explores the real lives of those soldiers, bombed and strafed on the beaches for days on end, without food or ammunition; the civilians whose boats were overloaded; the airmen who risked their lives to buy their companions on the ground precious time; and those who did not escape.

©2017 Joshua Levine (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Category: History, Military
Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
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The Eagle's Prey

22 ratings

Summary

The Eagle's Prey is the thrilling fifth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. A must-listen for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. It is late summer AD 44, and the battle-weary Roman legions are in their second year of campaigning against the British tribes. The troops' commander, General Plautius, is under pressure from the emperor to crush the natives once and for all. Centurions Macro and Cato are with the crack Second Legion under the precarious leadership of Centurion Maximus, and it's their task to hold a ford across the river Tamesis when the natives are forced into a trap. But Maximus' nerve breaks at the critical point, allowing the enemy leader, Caratacus, and his men to escape. Outraged by this failure, General Plautius orders the decimation of the unit. Their choice: die, or escape to become fugitives pursued by soldiers of their own ruthless army. Hiding from their former comrades as well as the Britons, Cato's small band of fugitives have only one chance to redeem themselves before they are hunted down like animals.

©2004 Simon Scarrow (P)2017 Headline Digital

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
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Sepulchre

Summary

The bodyguard. There is a house, hidden away in a small valley, that holds a dark and dreadful secret. The house is called Neath. There is a psychic who lives in that house who is part of its secret. His name is Kline. There is a guardian of the house, and of the psychic, and of the secret. He is known as The Keeper. Together, in unholy union, they serve a force whose existence threatens mankind itself. But now a terrible danger is sensed and an outsider must protect them all. The outsider is Halloran, and he is unaware of the insidious evil he must face. He will learn of a multinational corporation's strange method of detecting new mineral resources; he will combat men who thrive on the worst of physical corruption; he will find love of a perverse nature; he will confront the darkness of his own soul. And eventually Halloran will discover the horrific and awesome secret of the Sepulchre. James Herbert was one of Britain’s greatest popular novelists and our #1 best-selling writer of chiller fiction. Widely imitated and hugely influential, he wrote 23 novels which have collectively sold over 54 million copies worldwide and been translated into 34 languages. Born in London in the forties, James Herbert was art director of an advertising agency before turning to writing fiction in 1975. His first novel, The Rats, was an instant bestseller and is now recognised as a classic of popular contemporary fiction. Herbert went on to publish a new top ten best-seller every year until 1988. He wrote six more bestselling novels in the 1990s and three more since: Once, Nobody True and The Secret of Crickley Hall. Herbert died in March 2013 at the age of 69.

©1987 James Herbert (P)2013 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
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The Lords of the North

123 ratings

Summary

Enter a world where bloody battles and heroic deeds combine in the historic struggle to unite Britain in the face of a common enemy. The third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's King Alfred series, follows on from the outstanding previous novels The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman. The year is 878 and the Vikings have been thrown out of Wessex. Uhtred, fresh from fighting for Alfred in the battle to free Wessex, travels north to seek revenge for his father's death, killed in a bloody raid by Uhtred's old enemy, renegade Danish lord, Kjartan. While Kjartan lurks in his formidable stronghold of Dunholm, the north is overrun by chaos, rebellion and fear. Together with a small band of warriors, Uhtred plans his attack on his enemy, revenge fuelling his anger, resolute on bloody retribution. But, he finds himself betrayed and ends up on a desperate slave voyage to Iceland. Rescued by a remarkable alliance of old friends and enemies, he and his allies, together with Alfred the Great, are free to fight once more in a battle for power, glory and honour. The Lords of the North is a tale of England's making, a powerful story of betrayal, struggle and romance, set in an England torn apart by turmoil and upheaval.

©2006 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
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Master Imus's Transgression

1 rating

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An early case from the career of the famed Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn sees a most unusual mystery. Mild-mannered Administratum clerk Master Imus is quite sure that he's committed a most dreadful crime...but he's not entirely certain quite what it is or how he did it. Can Eisenhorn get to the bottom of the mystery before it's too late?

©2011 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

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The Eagle and the Wolves

21 ratings

Summary

If you don't know Simon Scarrow, you don't know Rome! The Eagle and the Wolves is the gripping fourth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Britannia, AD 44. Occupation is never easy. The enemy is butchering their supply convoys, their garrison town is starving and the truce with the locals is uneasy at best. Young Cato, newly promoted, and veteran centurion Macro are ordered to train the Wolves and the Boars, two cohorts of barbarian Britons, and introduce them to the brutal drills of the Roman Imperial Army. Macro is confident they'll win the natives over, but Cato worries about putting weapons into the hands of potential rebels. Ultimately, only one thing matters: is there a difference between the enemy at their gates, and the allies in their own camp?

©2003 Simon Scarrow (P)2017 Headline Publishing Group Ltd.

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
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The Darkness in the Glass

Summary

Long ago, the Katophranes of the city of Shadespire dared to defy their god. But in the Realm of Death, the ruler of the underworlds does not permit treachery, for Nagash rules all.  To punish their attempts to cheat death, Nagash cursed Shadespire to an eternal halflife. Now, centuries later, brave warriors enter the shattered remains of the Mirrored City in search of secrets and riches...and for other, darker purposes.  The three tales in this audio drama anthology showcase the dangers and mysteries of Shadespire, as the Stormcast Eternals - and their allies and enemies alike - find themselves trapped, alone and in more danger than they could have possibly imagined.  Contents: Doombound by David Annandale  A Place of Reflection by David Guymer  The Autumn Prince by Guy Haley

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Shattered Legions

14 ratings

Summary

Driven almost to the brink of self-destruction at Isstvan V, the Iron Hands now seek vengeance for the murder of their primarch Ferrus Manus. Gathering survivors from the Raven Guard and the Salamanders aboard any vessels capable of warp travel, these Shattered Legions wage a new campaign of annihilation against the traitor forces across the galaxy - a campaign masterminded by legendary warleader Shadrak Meduson. This Horus Heresy anthology contains 10 short stories by authors including Dan Abnett, Chris Wraight, John French and many more. Also, in the The Seventh Serpent, Graham McNeill revisits the ragtag crew of the starship Sisypheum as they are drawn into a war of subterfuge against the Alpha Legion.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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The Pale Horseman

129 ratings

Summary

A Saxon raised by Vikings. A pagan fighting for a Christian King. The conflict at the heart of a hero will be played out in the fight for England. It is 877. Across the kingdoms of Britain the Danes are gaining strength. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, a pagan warrior, must decide who he will align with: the Vikings who raised him or Alfred, King of the West Saxons. As the Danes make for Wessex and threaten to destroy the kingdom, Uhtred will forge an uneasy alliance with the king, to lead the last remaining Saxon army in a battle that will be a fight for the very existence of England.

©2005 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
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One Small Step

1 rating

Summary

In the year 2010 a French astronaut, one of an international space team from the Federated States of Europe, becomes the first man to be murdered on the moon. Retired detective-superintendent Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe are required to investigate. The author also wrote Bones and Silence.

©1990 Reginald Hill (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
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Broken Saints: Part 2

Summary

An Adepta Sororitas audio drama. Traitors have caused a disaster on a world of faith, and it falls to Sister Adamanthea of the Adepta Sororitas to stop their rampage before it's too late. Listen to it because: Experience a pair of crises in the middle act of this audio drama - one of treachery in the streets and another very personal crisis of faith.  The story: Treachery has been revealed on an Imperial world - human acolytes of the Alpha Legion have infiltrated the faithful populace and triggered a catastrophe. As the Adepta Sororitas battle the unmasked heretics, they look to their leader for guidance - but Sister Adamanthea faces trials of her own. With her faith in herself and the Emperor in doubt, she must rally herself and her warriors to combat the enemy - even as she discovers that they may be closer than she thought. Written by Alec Worley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Illyrium

2 ratings

Summary

A Primarchs audio drama On the Macragge's Honour, Ultramarines Sergeant Ammon defends the primarch's chamberlain, Tarasha Euten. He doesn't expect that even in the midst of danger, the venerable woman has a lesson to impart.... Listen to it because: Get an insight into Roboute Guilliman from one of those closest to him, a woman who has been with him throughout his life. Discover how history has altered an event in his past...and not for the last time. The story: As the Ultramarines flagship Macragge's Honour comes under attack, Seargeant Ammon rushes to the quarters of Tarasha Euten, the primarch's chamberlain. Euten has been by Guilliman's side since he was a child and counselled him across the decades. Old in body but still sharp and wise, she gives the sergeant a lesson in leadership, using an example from the primarch's youth. Prepare to discover how young Roboute conquered the hill tribes and brought peace to Macragge...just not in the way the history books record.  Written by Darius Hinks. Running time 28 minutes.  Performed by Barnaby Edwards, Jonathan Keeble, Penelope Rawlins and Andrew Wincott

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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The Nazis

1 rating

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Brought to you by Penguin. Following the success of Rees's best-selling Auschwitz, this substantially revised and updated edition of The Nazis - A Warning from History tells the powerfully gripping story of the rise and fall of the Third Reich. During a 16-year period, acclaimed author and documentary-maker Laurence Rees met and interviewed a large number of former Nazis, and his unique insights into the Nazi psyche and World War II received enormous praise. At the heart of the book lie compelling eyewitness accounts of life under Adolf Hitler, spoken through the words of those who experienced the Nazi regime at every level of society. An extensive new section on the Nazi/Soviet war (previously published in Rees' War of the Century) provides a chilling insight into Nazi mentality during the most bloody conflict in history. Described as one of the greatest documentary series of all times The Nazis - A Warning from History won a host of awards, including a BAFTA and an International Documentary Award.

©1997 Laurence Rees (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
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Ruinstorm

41 ratings

Summary

Imperium Secundus lies revealed as a heretical folly. Terra has not fallen, though it remains inaccessible. Sanguinius, Guilliman and the Lion El’Johnson, the primarchs of the Triumvirate, must reach Terra at all costs. They seek to defend the Emperor and to atone for their sins. But the Ruinstorm, a galaxy-wide maelstrom of chaos, hides the Throneworld from the primarchs. Now the fleets of three Legions depart Macragge, and the primarchs will stop at nothing to overcome the Ruinstorm. Yet an insidious enemy watches their every move, and plots against the weaknesses of the errant sons of the Emperor. Each has his own inner storm, and each marches towards his own ruin.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
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Horsey Mere

Summary

The crime thriller series of the year!  Set within the mysterious beauty of the Norfolk Broads, this fast-paced British detective series is a dark cozy murder mystery with a slice of humour and a touch of romance, one that will have you guessing until the very end. The remains of a 17th-century witch, an MP found hanging above a five-pointed star and three girls with powers beyond anyone's control. As DI Tanner and DS Evans endeavour to make plans for their big day, the chance discovery of Norfolk's last known witch, tried and hanged by Norfolk’s infamous Witchfinder General, sparks a chain of the most horrific events, none of which Tanner seems able to prevent.

©2020 David Blake (P)2020 W F Howes

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Blake
Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
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Kinslayer

13 ratings

Summary

Gotrek and Felix: unsung heroes of the Empire, or nothing more than common thieves and murderers? The truth perhaps lies somewhere in between and depends entirely upon whom you ask....  Once companions on the greatest of adventures, Gotrek and Felix have long since gone their separate ways. Felix, married and settled, secretly craves the excitement of his youth. And when the opportunity arises, Felix embarks upon what might be his final journey. As the chaos of the End Times engulfs Kislev, Gotrek and Felix are reunited, battling the hordes of the Troll King alongside Ulrika, Snorri and Max. But when long-hidden secrets are revealed, these old friends will be torn apart, and not all of them will leave Kislev alive.... 

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Guymer
Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
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Empire

69 ratings

Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged audiobook edition of Empire by Niall Ferguson, read by Jonathan Keeble. Once vast swathes of the globe were coloured imperial red, and Britannia ruled not just the waves but the prairies of America, the plains of Asia, the jungles of Africa and the deserts of Arabia. Just how did a small, rainy island in the North Atlantic achieve all this? And why did the empire on which the sun literally never set finally decline and fall? Niall Ferguson's acclaimed Empire brilliantly unfolds the imperial story in all its splendours and its miseries, showing how a gang of buccaneers and gold diggers planted the seed of the biggest empire in all history - and set the world on the road to modernity.

©2017 Niall Ferguson (P)2017 Penguin AudioBooks

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
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The Wood Beyond

2 ratings

Summary

A ravaged wood, a man in uniform long dead - this is not a World War One battlefield but Wanwood House, a pharmaceutical research centre. Peter Pascoe attends his grandmother’s funeral, and scattering her ashes leads him, too, into war-torn woods in search of his great-grandfather, who fought and died in Passchendaele. Seeing the wood for the trees is the problem for Andy Dalziel when he finds himself fancying an animal rights activist depite her possible complicity in a murderous assault and her appalling taste in whisky. A mind-bending puzzle leading us on the wild side of the pastoral.

©1996 Reginald Hill (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
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The Enlightenment

Summary

Brought to you by Penguin. The Enlightenment is one of the formative periods of Western history, yet more than 300 years after it began, it remains controversial. It is often seen as the fountainhead of modern values such as human rights, religious toleration, freedom of thought, scientific thought as an exemplary form of reasoning and rationality and evidence-based argument. Others accuse the Enlightenment of putting forward a scientific rationality which ignores the complexity and variety of human beings, propagates shallow atheism and aims to subjugate nature to so-called technical progress. Ritchie Robertson engages with all these views to show that the Enlightenment sought above all to increase human happiness in this world by promoting scientific inquiry and reasoned argument and by challenging the authority traditionally assumed by the churches. His book presents illuminating readings of many key Enlightenment texts and overturns many received opinions - for example, that enlightenment necessarily implied hostility to religion. Answering the question 'what is Enlightenment?' Kant famously urged men and women above all to use their own understanding. Robertson shows how the thinkers of the Enlightenment did just that, seeking a rounded understanding of humanity in which reason was balanced with emotion and sensibility. It is a master-class in 'big picture' history, about one of the foundational epochs of modern times.

©2020 Ritchie Robertson (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 40 hrs and 10 mins
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The Rage of Asmodai

1 rating

Summary

Captain Vidarna of the Relictors leads a squad of his brothers in pursuit of a dark artefact on a world riven by heresy. But the appearance of Chaplain Asmodai of the Dark Angels changes his mission. The Dark Angel claims to have the relic they seek - but to claim it, the Relictors need to aid him in capturing the leader of the rebellion, a mysterious black-armoured Space Marine whose armour bears symbols similar to that of the Dark Angels themselves....

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Broadland

5 ratings

Summary

Broadland is the first in a chilling series of serial killer books which will rapidly convert followers of Faith Martin, Joy Ellis and Damien Boyd into David Blake devotees.  When a girl’s body is found strangled, raped, and horrifically mutilated by a boat’s propeller, deep in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, newly arrived Detective Inspector John Tanner is asked to assist with the investigation.   At first, all the evidence points to a man who had a multi-million-pound reason to kill her. But when an alibi is produced from an unexpected source, and another body appears at the base of a slipway, Tanner finds himself turning to local girl Detective Constable Jenny Evans for help.   As a more romantic relationship develops between them, they find themselves facing a race against time to identify a lethal adversary, one with a lust for blood and a mind set on revenge.

©2019 David Blake (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Blake
Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
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The Crimson King

43 ratings

Summary

After the razing of Prospero, Magnus the Red spirited the Thousand Sons away to the aptly unnamed Planet of the Sorcerers, deep within the Eye of Terror. Removed from the concerns of the galaxy at large and regarding the Warmaster's unfolding Heresy with cold detachment, he has dedicated his hollow existence to the preservation of all the knowledge once held in the great libraries of Tizca, should mankind ever seek such enlightenment again. But his sons can see the change in their primarch - he is a broken soul whose mind and memories are slipping away into the tumult of the warp. Only by returning to the scenes of his greatest triumphs and tragedies can they hope to restore him and allow the Crimson King to be crowned anew by the Ruinous Powers

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
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Shadow of the Silk Road

6 ratings

Summary

Out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, across Northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran into Kurdish Turkey, Colin Thubron undertakes a journey along the greatest land route on earth: the Silk Road. Travelling 7,000 miles in eight months, he traces the passage not only of trade and armies, but of ideas, religions and inventions. With a gift for talking to others, and of getting them to talk to him, Thubron meets some fascinating people and encounters some of the world's discontented margins, where the true boundaries are not political borders but the frontiers of tribe, ethnicity, language and religion.

©2006 Colin Thubron (P)2007 Isis Publishing Ltd.

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Asia
Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
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The Shrine

2 ratings

Summary

From the number-one international best-selling author of Holy Island and Impostor.  A murder for the history books. After a long and eventful winter, DCI Ryan and his team are looking forward to the joys of spring. But, when one of their colleagues is shot dead on her own doorstep and the brass think it’s an inside job, Ryan finds himself drafted in to investigate.    He’s barely scratched the surface when reports flood in of a terror explosion at Durham Cathedral. Chaos descends on the sleepy, historic city and, when the smoke clears, they find a priceless artefact that once belonged to Saint Cuthbert is missing.    With tensions running at an all-time high, unable to trust the local police, can Ryan and his team bring a killer to justice — and restore Cuthbert’s cross to its natural resting place?    Murder and mystery are peppered with romance and humour in this fast-paced crime whodunit set amidst the spectacular landscape of County Durham.

©2020 LJ Ross (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: L. J. Ross
Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
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The Blood of Rome

21 ratings

Summary

The gripping new Cato and Macro adventure in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series, not to be missed by fans of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.  It is AD 55. As trouble brews on the eastern fringes of the Roman Empire, Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro must prepare for war....  The wily Parthian Empire has invaded Armenia, a frontier territory claimed by Rome, ousting King Rhadamistus. The king is ambitious and ruthless, but he is vital to Rome's strategic interests. General Corbulo must restore him to power while also readying the troops for war with the powerful Parthian Empire. Corbulo orders new arrivals Cato and Macro, and their elite cohort of Praetorian Guards, to carry out the task. Marching into unmapped and unfamiliar terrain to restore an unpopular king is a perilous mission. Allies cannot be trusted, and foes lurk on all sides. The bravery and skill of the Roman army will be tested to the limit....

©2018 Simon Scarrow (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
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Moorings

2 ratings

Summary

Moorings is the third in a chilling series of books which will rapidly convert followers of L. J. Ross, Faith Martin, Joy Ellis and Helen H. Durrant into David Blake devotees. When Harry Falcon, a wealthy boatyard owner and decorated World War Two veteran, is found drowned in his bath, DI John Tanner and DC Jenny Evans start by questioning his two sons, each with a motive for wanting him dead. But when the elder son is found with his head smashed in under a toppled yacht, and the younger son has been talking to a local property developer, one who’d spent months trying to buy the yard from his father, the investigation soon leads them towards a dark and dangerous secret, one which nobody can quite believe. Set within the Norfolk Broads, this fast-paced British detective series is a murder mystery that will have you guessing until the very end, when the last shocking twist is finally revealed.

©2019 David Blake (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Blake
Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
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The Cold War: History in an Hour

3 ratings

Summary

History for busy people. The Cold War: History in an Hour gives a brilliant overview of the unusual and non-violent war between East and West that lasted nearly fifty years.From the end of World War Two to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 the world lived within the shadow of the Cold War. Russia and America eyed each other with suspicion and hostility. World War Two was too recent to be forgotten and a nuclear Third World War remained a distinct possibility. Post-war Europe was being rebuilt and Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt had to find a way to work together for peace.The Cold War: History in an Hour will help you understand the dynamics of the politics of the time and how Europe and the rest of the world rebuilt themselves after World War Two.Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour…

©2012 Rupert Colley (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, World
Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
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Wolf at the Door

4 ratings

Summary

The Space Wolves of the VIth Legion are among the most fierce and dedicated of the Legiones Astartes, bringing the Emperor's wrath against the many enemies of mankind. As part of the 954th Expedition, Wolf Lord Bulveye's warriors of the 13th Company come across a world previously shrouded by warp storms and cut off from the rest of the Imperium - when it becomes apparent that the human population is being raided by mysterious xenos known as 'the Harrowers', the Space Wolves are duty-bound to intervene.

©2008 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Mike Lee
Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
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Dead & Buried

Summary

Forty years ago something terrible happened in Annie's new house.... Annie Naden and her husband buy a remote country cottage at auction. It’s the home of their own that they always wanted, but as they begin renovations, Annie discovers a satchel in a dusty old hidden cupboard. Inside are the usual schoolbooks, now over 40 years old, and a girl’s diary. Among the record of day-to-day crushes and pop concerts is a secret whose terrible consequences are still resonating to this day.   Detective Tom Calladine has problems of his own. A notorious villain, Vinny Costello, seems to be back in town, and the bodies soon stack up. With Calladine’s loyal DS Ruth Bayliss on maternity leave, he gets in hot water with one of Costello’s assistants and must also cope with an abrasive new member of the team as they seek to untangle a complex series of murders.   What happened to that girl 40 years ago? And what’s it got to do with the current crime wave?

©2016 Helen Durrant (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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Blitzed

72 ratings

Summary

The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping best seller reveals, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal meth, used by everyone from factory workers to housewives, and crucial to troops; resilience - even partly explaining German victory in 1940. The promiscuous use of drugs at the very highest levels also impaired and confused decision-making, with Hitler and his entourage taking refuge in potentially lethal cocktails of stimulants administered by the physician Dr Morell as the war turned against Germany. While drugs cannot on their own explain the events of the Second World War or its outcome, Ohler shows, they change our understanding of it. Blitzed forms a crucial missing piece of the story.

©2016 Norman Ohler (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Military
Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
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Wolfsbane

71 ratings

Summary

The time has come for Leman Russ, primarch of the Space Wolves, to fulfil his vow and attempt to stop Warmaster Horus before he breaks through to the Segmentum Solar.  In the face of opposition from three of his brother primarchs, Russ withdraws the Space Wolves legion from Terra and makes all haste for Horus’ position. Reports from Malcador the Sigillite’s agents suggest that Horus is utterly changed and infused with a diabolical power so great that no man can stand against him. A warrior of Fenris would never willingly abandon his oaths, but with Horus beyond the touch of mortal blades, the Lord of Winter and War may have doomed himself for the sake of honour....

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Guy Haley
Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Broken Saints: Part 1

1 rating

Summary

An Adepta Sororitas audio drama. Sister Adamanthea, revered by the faithful as a symbol of the Emperor's will, must cast her doubts aside when disaster strikes during a holy parade.  Listen to It because: Hear another side of the Adepta Sororitas through the eyes of a Battle Sister who has returned from Repentia to the sisterhood.   The story:  Sister Adamanthea is an oddity among the Adepta Sororitas - a Sister Repentia who has been cleansed of her sin and returned to her duty, rather than finding penance in death. Seen by the faithful as a living miracle, she herself is unsure. Still feeling the weight of her crime, she wonders if she belongs in the sisterhood at all. When she is forced to appear with a famed priest on a most holy day, Adamanthea's doubts itensify...until disaster strikes.   Written by Alec Worley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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A Lesson in Darkness

4 ratings

Summary

Piamen is a tranquil world in the far reaches of the galaxy. Since throwing off the yoke of alien invaders, they have remained free and peaceful...until the coming of the Imperium. When they refuse to join mankind's star-spanning empire, a force of Legiones Astartes is despatched to bring the planet to compliance. And when the Night Lords come, darkness falls. Piamen will never be the same....

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Accept No Failure

3 ratings

Summary

As the war against the vicious alien orks on the world of Piscina IV grinds on, Deathwing Captain Belial is haunted by his failure the first time the Dark Angels and greenskins clashed on that war-wracked world, when he faced the Great Beast, Ghazghkull Thraka himself, in single combat....

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2011 Games Workshop Limited

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Hell in the Cathedral

Summary

Rob and Karen are enjoying a relaxing and idyllic holiday by the beach of Sicily, taking in the local culture and beautiful scenery. When offered a daytrip to visit the Cathedral - an impressive cave system accessible only by sea - they happily accept. However, in the depths of the caverns, they see far more than stalactites and mineral formations. For in this cave lurks a beast that legends are made of....

©2013 Paul Finch (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Paul Finch
Length: 42 mins
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World War Two: History in an Hour

2 ratings

Summary

History for busy people. Listen to a succinct history of World War Two in just one hour.World War Two was one of the most devastating conflicts the world has ever seen. Between 1939 and 1945 almost every country in the world was affected by the war in some way.World War Two: History in an Hour neatly covers all the major facts and events giving you a clear and straightforward overview of the politics involved, the violence that ensued and how it changed the world in unimaginable ways. World War Two: History in an Hour is engagingly written and accessible for all history lovers.Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour…

©2012 Rupert Colley (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, World
Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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First Lord of the Imperium

4 ratings

Summary

As the Horus Heresy rages and the death toll rises, one more will be added to the numberless dead: Sibel Niasta, personal astropath to the First Lord of the Imperium, Malcador the Sigillite. As her end approaches, Malcador sits vigil by her bedside, and the pair discuss their friendship and what it means - how the past and present have shaped Malcador and the Imperium, and what the future holds.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Brethren

1 rating

Summary

Ultramarines sergeants Sicarius and Numitor spearhead an assault on a tau-held world. As they clash with powerful tau battlesuits, the two sergeants discover that the Tau Empire and the Imperium of Man may have as many similarities and differences - but does that matter when the xenos threaten the Emperor's realm?

©2012 Games Workshop Limited (P)2012 Games Workshop Limited

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The Last Flanelled Fool

Summary

Michael Simkins is the ultimate Sunday cricketer - passionate, obsessive, technically inept and hopelessly deluded. When an injury rules him out, he decides to set off on an odyssey across the counties of England. It's a journey that begins at the birthplace of cricket, takes in the burial site of his favourite ground and even stops along the way to flirt with the love child of WG Grace and Kerry Katona that is Twenty20. It ends with the ultimate cricketing zenith - returning to the field of play to bowl an over to Freddie Flintoff in fading light in front of a capacity crowd. So can cricket still bring comfort and meaning to his life or is Old Father Time about to call for Michael's bails?

©2011 Michael Simkins (P)2012 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
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The Afghan Wars: History in an Hour

1 rating

Summary

Britain has invaded Afghanistan twice before in the nineteenth century. Both times tenacious Afghan fighters defended their country to humiliating British defeats. The Soviet Union also discovered what a tough enemy the Afghans are after nearly a decade of conflict from 1979 to 1989. When not fighting foreign invaders, Afghanistan was torn apart by Civil War from 1990 to 1996, resulting in victory for the Taliban. The Afghan Wars in an Hour is an excellent way to learn all about the complex wars that have been fought in Afghanistan for almost four decades. It explains who the Taliban and the Mujahedeen are, how their politics work, why Osama Bin Laden was so significant, and why it is so hard to achieve peace Afghanistan, all in just one hour. Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour…

©2012 Kat Smutz (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Middle East
Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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The Tranzia Rebellion

2 ratings

Summary

The masters of the Doom Eagles Space Marines Chapter descend upon the world of Tranzia to honour a batch of new recruits who will lead the Chapter into the next generation. As they make planetfall, the world rises up against them in a rebellion organised by the alien Tau. But something else lurks behind the xenos, a horror that has haunted the Imperium since its very beginnings. The Doom Eagles and their Adepta Sororitas allies are thrust into a race against time to discover the true architect of the Tranzia Rebellion before the entire world is consumed by darkness.

©2013 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

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The Legion

14 ratings

Summary

If you don't know Simon Scarrow, you don't know Rome! The Legion is the action-packed tenth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Egypt, AD 49. Cato, one of the youngest Prefects of the Roman army, and Centurion Macro have a tough posting: to track down and destroy a gang of former gladiators who have turned to piracy. Driven by vengeance, these hardened brutes have been defiling temples, sinking Roman ships, and slaughtering men, women and children. What's worse is that they are doing it all under the name of Macro and Cato, in an attempt to stir up a rebellion against the occupying forces. And it's working. If Macro and Cato don't stop the pirates in time, it could be the beginning of the end for the Roman Empire.

©2010 Simon Scarrow (P)2012 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
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Stonehenge

5 ratings

Summary

Bernard Cornwell's brilliant novel, reissued for fans to find out the story behind the stones. This is the tale of three brothers and of their rivalry that created this great temple. One summer's day, a dying stranger carrying great wealth in gold comes to the settlement of Ratharryn. The three sons of Ratharryn's chief each perceive the great gift in a different way. The eldest, Lengar, the warrior, harnesses his murderous ambition to be a ruler and take great power for his tribe. Camaban becomes a great visionary and feared wise man, and it is his vision that will force the youngest brother, Saban, to create the great temple on the green hill where the gods will appear on Earth. Saban' s love for Aurenna, the sun bride whose destiny is to die for the gods, finally brings the rivalries of the brothers to a head. But it is also his skills that will build the vast temple, a place for the gods, certainly, but also a place that will confirm for ever the supreme power of the tribe that built it. Stonehenge is first and foremost a great historical novel. Bernard Cornwell is well known and admired for the realism and imagination with which he brings earlier worlds to life. And here he uses all these skills to recreate the world of primitive Britain and to solve the mysteries of who built Stonehenge, how, and why. "A circle of chalk, a ring of stone, and a house of arches to call the far gods home."

©1999 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
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Britannia

22 ratings

Summary

Roman Britain, AD 52. The western tribes, inspired by the Druids' hatred of the Romans, prepare to make a stand. But can they match the discipline and courage of the legionaries? Wounded during a skirmish, Centurion Macro remains behind in charge of the fort as Centurion Cato leads an invasion deep into the hills. Cato's mission: to cement Rome's triumph over the natives by crushing the Druid stronghold. But with winter drawing in, the terrain is barely passable through icy rain and snowstorms. When Macro's patrols report that the natives in the vicinity of the garrison are thinning out, a terrible suspicion takes shape in the battle-scarred soldier's mind. Has the acting Governor, Legate Quintatus, underestimated the enemy, his military judgement undermined by ambition? If there is a sophisticated and deadly plan afoot, it's Cato and his men who will pay the price.

©2015 Simon Scarrow (P)2015 Headline Digital

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
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Putting the Genie Back

Summary

David Hone, Chief Climate Change advisor to Shell, takes on the subject of climate change in a frank and open discussion built on more than 30 years in the energy industry and the last dozen in the field of climate change. The conclusion, "It's going to be much tougher than we think to solve this problem, but solve it we must." Climate change could be categorized as the most pervasive yet least understood issue of our generation. Some deny it, others are incensed by it, but most are left in the middle wondering what to think and, more importantly, do about it. While they wait and wonder, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere increase, which almost certainly points to additional future warming of the climate system. Governments have been trying to come to terms with this for over twenty years and have little to show for their efforts; emissions just continue to rise, yet at some point during this century they have to return to zero - from 40 billion tons per annum today. A few argue that this will be easy; just get rid of fossil fuels and the problem is solved. But we need the energy these fuels provide for everything we do, use, make, and buy. Nothing currently comes even close to offering a universal replacement. The solutions lie within our grasp; it's just a question of whether we want to use them. But from Canberra to Capetown and Washington to Warsaw, controversy abounds. All proceeds from this audiobook will be donated to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and 2041, two NGOs that the author has worked with directly over many years.

©2014 David Hone (P)2014 David Hone

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: David Hone
Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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The Timewaster Letters Compendium

Summary

Two ridiculously funny cult classics. Brought to you - together in audio - for the very first time.  The massive best-selling Timewaster Letters books featured the wonderfully silly letters of Robin Cooper (a.k.a. Friday Night Dinner creator Robert Popper) in which he shared his madcap ideas - and even madcapper inventions - with everyone from the British Halibut Association to the Peanut Council. The resulting replies, as well as Cooper’s replies-to-these-replies, had a nation in hysterics.   Letter-writing was never the same again....  And now, exactly 15 years, 5 months and 26 days after the first Timewaster Letters book hit our shelves, you can listen to these hilarious letters, as they’re brought to life in this Audible exclusive by comedy giants Dawn French, Peter Serafinowicz and Robert Popper. The Timewaster Letters Compendium brings together The Timewaster Letters and Return of the Timewaster Letters along with exclusive audio content. There’s a new Introduction by Popper, a chat with Serafinowicz reflecting on the 20 years since Popper sent off his first fateful letter. Plus, a world exclusive - The Cement Murder Mystery, the first thriller story penned by Robin Cooper himself and read by Jonathan Keeble. We don’t want to make promises, but it might also be the worst-written story of all time. You’ll also get to hear a selection of Popper’s world-famous prank phone calls, in which he poses as the hapless and hopeless Robin Cooper.  Robert Popper is a writer, producer and performer, best known for creating the Channel 4 smash hit comedy Friday Night Dinner, as well as the award-winning spoof BBC2 science show Look Around You. He has also worked on many of Britain’s top comedy shows including Peep Show, The Inbetweeners, The IT Crowd and Stath Lets Flats, as well as writing on South Park. 

©2021 Robin Cooper (P)2021 Audible, Ltd

Author: Robin Cooper
Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
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Perfection

Summary

On a world besieged by the forces of Chaos, the Emperor's Children and the World Eaters are forced into an uneasy alliance when the bodies of the fallen start to go missing....

©2012 Games Workshop Limited (P)2012 Games Workshop Limited

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Invictus

14 ratings

Summary

Invictus is a gripping, authentic and exciting audiobook of the Roman army from best-selling author Simon Scarrow. Not to be missed by fans of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell. It is AD 54. The soldiers of the Roman army patrol a growing empire from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, from the Atlantic to the banks of the Nile. Rome brutally enforces its rule, and its legions are the most efficient and aggressive fighting force in the world. Two battle-scarred veterans of this army, Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro, have survived years of campaigning in Britannia and have been recalled to Rome. Their time in the teeming, dangerously political city is short, and soon they are travelling with the Praetorian Guard to Spain, a restless colony where simmering tension in the face of Roman rule is aggravated by bitter rivalry amongst the natives. The challenges that face two old friends and their comrades in arms are unlike any they have seen before - in a land that declares itself unconquerable.

©2016 Simon Scarrow (P)2016 Headline Digital

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
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The Vietnam War: History in an Hour

2 ratings

Summary

History for busy people. Listen to a concise history of the Vietnam War in just one hour. War, what is it good for? The Vietnam War: History In an Hour gives a gripping account of the most important Cold War-era conflict, fought between the United States and the Viet Cong, the Vietnam People's Army and their Communist allies. It was one of the most traumatic military conflicts America has ever been involved in – and provoked a backlash of anti-war protests at home. Here are the key events leading up to the Vietnam War, the deadly guerrilla warfare of the Viet Cong, the domestic anti-war movement, and the fall of Saigon. The Vietnam War: History In an Hour is essential listening for anyone interested in post-war history. Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour….

©2012 Neil Smith (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Neil Smith
Category: History, Military
Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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Dead List

1 rating

Summary

An unlikely serial killer with a bucket list of victims.... Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss battle a murderer who is working their way through a list of victims. Each murder is meticulously planned and unique, and a tarot card is left at the scene of the crime. When two children disappear in the local area, the stakes are raised and the team are baffled by the link between the crimes. Calladine and Bayliss race against time to prevent any more carnage. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. Dead List is book three of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. Calladine discovers shocking new information on his complicated family background and Ruth has some surprising news for him. A new detective, Stephen Greco, also come onto the scene, provoking competition with Calladine. Tom Calladine is a single, 51-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of 21 has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-30s, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets. Her hobby is birdwatching. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home.

©2015 Helen H. Durrant (P)2016 Audible Studios

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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Hand of Darkness

2 ratings

Summary

An Aeldari audio drama. Tasked with a vital mission for Eldrad Ulthran and Primarch Guilliman, Yvraine and her Ynnari head to a place of great power: the Black Library itself.   Listen to it because:  It's the first Aeldari-based Warhammer 40,000 fiction to take place after the Gathering Storm and sees the Ynnari on a mission that will aid both their race and mankind's Imperium in the darkest of days.   The story: Fell is the Hand of Darkness, a relic of great evil. Seeking to rob the powers of Chaos of this relic and bend fate to the favour of order, Yvraine of the Ynnari and the mysterious yet deadly Visarch lead a host of Aeldari on a quest to steal it. To reach it, however, they must first beseech the aid of the Black Library. Only then will Yvraine and her warriors have even the slightest chance to slip through the Garden of Nurgle and from there to the Plague Planet and the Whispering Tower of Mortarion, where the Hand of Darkness surely resides.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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The Ascension of Balthasar

Summary

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.

©2012 Games Workshop Limited (P)2010 Games Workshop Limited

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The Buried Dagger

78 ratings

Summary

The Horus Heresy Book 54 For long years, the Horus Heresy has ground on. Now, the Death Guard have been sent to begin the final battle. But Mortarion and his sons must face their gravest challenge first - for Nurgle has claimed them as his own, and he will not be denied.... After 54 books, the best-selling series is finally drawing to a close with a long-awaited story - the fall of the Death Guard into Nurgle's embrace as they make their way to start the Siege of Terra. The skies darken over Terra as the final battle for the Throne looms ever closer.... As the Traitor primarchs muster to the Warmaster’s banner, it is Mortarion who is sent ahead as the vanguard of the Traitor forces. But as he and his warriors make way, they become lost in the warp and stricken by a terrible plague. Once thought of as unbreakable, the legendary Death Guard are brought to their knees. To save his Legion, Mortarion must strike a most terrible bargain that will damn his sons for eternity. Meanwhile, in the cloisters of Holy Terra, a plot is afoot to create sedition and carnage in advance of the Horus’ armies. Taking matters into his own hands, Malcador the Sigillite seeks to put a stop to any insurrection but discovers a plot that he will need all of his cunning and battle-craft to overcome.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
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Empires of Bronze: Son of Ishtar

Summary

Four sons. One throne. A world on the precipice.  1315 BC: Tensions soar between the great powers of the Late Bronze Age. The Hittites stand toe-to-toe with Egypt, Assyria and Mycenaean Ahhiyawa, and war seems inevitable. More, the fierce Kaskan tribes - age-old enemies of the Hittites - amass at the northern borders.  When Prince Hattu is born, it should be a rare joyous moment for all the Hittite people. But when the Goddess Ishtar comes to King Mursili in a dream, she warns that the boy is no blessing, telling of a dark future where he will stain Mursili’s throne with blood and bring destruction upon the world.  Thus, Hattu endures a solitary boyhood in the shadow of his siblings, spurned by his father and shunned by the Hittite people. But when the Kaskans invade, Hattu is drawn into the fray. It is a savage journey in which he strives to show his worth and valour. Yet with his every step, the shadow of Ishtar’s prophecy darkens.... 

©2017 Gordon Doherty (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Hunger

13 ratings

Summary

Aboard the confines of an ancient space hulk, Seth and his Flesh Tearers engage in a brutal struggle against a horde of alien genestealers and their own natures. A hunger drives these warriors of the Blood, one matched by their alien aggressors. Hope remains while the Flesh Tearers can hold on to their honour, but what is the truth that lurks at the heart of this derelict ship, and will Seth manage to stave off the rage long enough to discover it?

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Tallarn

23 ratings

Summary

As the Warmaster's campaign of galactic domination continues, his generals seek out fresh battlefields to conquer. After leaving the Crone World of Iydris behind, Perturabo strikes for Tallarn. A bitter, vengeful primarch, the lord of the Iron Warriors unleashes a deadly bombardment against the world, killing millions but entrenching the survivors. A brutal, all-consuming armoured conflict ensues, the greatest of the war and one that grinds down all combatants over more than a year of relentless battles. But Perturabo's reasons for the attack are about more than unleashing punitive destruction against the Imperium - he has an entirely darker purpose in mind.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Author: John French
Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
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The Outcast Dead

48 ratings

Summary

The galaxy is burning. The Emperor's loyal primarchs prepare to do battle with Warmaster Horus and his turncoat Legions on the black sand of Isstvan. Such dark times herald new and yet more terrible things still to come, and when Astropath Kai Zulane unwittingly learns a secret that threatens to tip the balance of the war, he is forced to flee for his life. Alongside a mysterious band of renegades, he plunges into the deadly underworld of Terra itself, hunted like a criminal by those he once trusted. In the face of betrayal, Kai must decide where his own loyalties lie and whether some truths should be buried forever.

©2011 Games Workshop Limited (P)2011 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
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Machiavelli: His Life and Times

Summary

Thanks to the invidious reputation of his most famous work, The Prince, Niccolo` Machiavelli exerts a unique hold over the popular imagination. But was Machiavelli as sinister as he is often thought to be? Might he not have been an infinitely more sympathetic figure, prone to political missteps, professional failures, and personal dramas? In Machiavelli: His Life and Times, Alexander Lee reveals the man behind the myth, following him from cradle to grave, from his father's penury and the abuse he suffered at a teacher's hands, to his marriage and his many affairs (with both men and women), to his political triumphs and, ultimately, his fall from grace and exile. In doing so, Lee uncovers hitherto unobserved connections between Machiavelli's life and thought. He also reveals the world through which Machiavelli moved: from the great halls of Renaissance Florence to the court of the Borgia pope Alexander VI, from the dungeons of the Stinche prison to the Rucellai garden, where he would begin to write some of his last great works. As much a portrait of an age as of a uniquely engaging man, Lee's gripping and definitive biography takes the listener into Machiavelli's world - and his work - more completely than ever before. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2021 Naxos Audiobooks (P)2021 Naxos Audiobooks

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 22 hrs and 58 mins
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Fist of Mork, Fist of Gork

3 ratings

Summary

After a bloody triumph at the siege of Cartha, Lord-Relictor Ramus' Hallowed Knights and the Astral Templars of Knight-Azyros Vandalus press on with their search for Mannfred von Carstein, but they soon learn that orruks, not ogors, hold sway in the Carthic Oldwoods. The Stormcast Eternals must overcome not only these brutish warriors but also the will of their gods. Ramus and Vandalus must prevail against the fist of Gork and the fist of Mork if they are to forge a path to the Sea of Bones, where their hated quarry awaits.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

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The Damnation of Pythos

35 ratings

Summary

In the aftermath of the Dropsite Massacre at Isstvan V, a battered and bloodied force of Iron Hands, Raven Guard and Salamanders regroups on a seemingly insignificant death world. Fending off attacks from all manner of monstrous creatures, the fractious allies find hope in the form of human refugees fleeing from the growing war and cast adrift upon the tides of the warp. But even as the Space Marines carve out a sanctuary for them in the jungles of Pythos, a darkness gathers that threatens to consume them all.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
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Hammers of Sigmar: Age of Sigmar

10 ratings

Summary

Amongst all of the Stormhosts, none are more vaunted than the Hammers of Sigmar. Forged first upon the Anvil of the Apotheosis, their Warrior Chambers are exemplars of Sigmar's glory. In the shadow of the Nomad City, the mettle of the Stormbound is tested against the hordes of Khorne in the battle to sanctify the Crucible of Blood, a gateway to Chaos and madness. Within the ranks of the Stormcast Eternals, there is one who is greater than all others. He is the Celestant-Prime, Sigmar's Storm made manifest. For centuries he slumbered, until the great hammer of Sigmar, Ghal Maraz, was returned and he rose again. But a warrior born must still be tempered, and so unto the swamps of Krahl does Sigmar cast his scion to destroy a powerful creature called the Prismatic King.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
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Eminent Victorians

Summary

Eminent Victorians, Lytton Strachey's wonderfully witty and Wildean quartet of biographies, stands out as one of the most radical and groundbreaking works of its genre. With relentless precision, Strachey explores the lives of four exemplars of the Victorian age: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Arnold and General Gordon, irreverently bringing to light the flaws, strengths, ambitions and hypocrisies of these treasured legends. The combination of thrilling and imaginative narratives with Strachey's ironic reckoning shocked many contemporary readers of the time, and even altered the course of biography, making a powerful case for its elevation to high art. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

Public Domain (P)2020 Naxos Audiobooks

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
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Tip and Run

Summary

Controversial and groundbreaking account of the infamous East African campaign during the First World War. The Great War's East Africa campaign was, and remains, of huge importance. A 'small war', consisting of a few 'local affairs', was all that was expected in August 1914 as Britain moved to eliminate the threat to the high seas of German naval bases in Africa. But two weeks after the Armistice was signed in Europe, British and German troops were still fighting in Africa after four years of what one campaign historian described as 'a war of extermination and attrition without parallel in modern times'. The expense of the campaign to the British Empire was immense, the Allied and German 'butchers bills' even greater. But the most tragic consequence of the two sides' deadly game of 'tip and run' was the devastation of an area five times the size of Germany and civilian suffering on a scale unimaginable in Europe. Includes the real stories behind the classic Bogart film The African Queen, William Boyd's Booker shortlisted novel An Ice-Cream War, Wilbur Smith's thriller Shout at The Devil and two of the Young Indiana Jones films.

©2020 Edward Paice (P)2020 W F Howes

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Edward Paice
Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
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The Red River

Summary

A massive earthquake has hit the heart of China, causing the unthinkable to happen: The Three Gorges Dam has failed, and there are 55 trillion gallons of water heading downstream. Richard and Robin Mariner are aboard Poseidon, part way between Shanghai and Nanjing, when they hear the news. Logic dictates that they should run downstream to the safety of the ocean. But Richard has other plans. He heads upstream on a mission for the mysterious government official Daniel Huuk, whose main objective is to try to save Nanjing and Shanghai. Both men are convinced that a small group of dedicated people could make all the difference in the end. If they can survive the destructive power of the terrible Red River…

©2010 Peter Tonkin (P)2011 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Peter Tonkin
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
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Lorgar: Bearer of the Word

15 ratings

Summary

On the world of Colchis, mighty religions rule a decaying society in the name of absent gods - until the arrival of Lorgar. Primarch, prophet, leader of destiny, the Golden One is raised by Kor Phaeron, priest of the Covenant, to be his weapon in a quest for power. As religious war spreads across the planet, spearheaded by the Brotherhood of Lorgar, the primarch is plagued by visions of the future and the coming of the Emperor. To find his place in this new order, he must reach balance between the teachings of his adopted father, Kor Phaeron, and the fate that he knows awaits him among the stars.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Gav Thorpe
Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
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The Waiting Game

Summary

It is Summer, 1943. At this time of year our submarines cannot operate in northern waters: there is no darkness to provide cover when surfacing. Yet H. M. Submarine Setter is sent North. It makes sense to nobody. Least of all to Lief Oldsen, Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Norwegian Navy, whose sudden appointment to Setter is shrouded in mystery. On this hazardous expedition, the hunter becomes hunted and tension turns to cold terror.

©1961 Alexander Fullerton (P)2009 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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Journey into Cyprus

Summary

This is the account of a unique journey – a 600-mile trek on foot around Cyprus in the last year of the island's peace. Colin Thubron intertwines myth, history and personal anecdote in a quest from which the characters and places, architecture and landscape all spring vividly to the listener's ear.

©1975 Colin Thubron (P)2018 Isis Publishing Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
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Gentleman Captain

Summary

1662. Cromwell is dead but Charles II presides over an uncertain court. Now, with rumour of treason brewing in the Scottish Isles, the king needs men he can trust… Men like young Matthew Quinton, a loyal but inexperienced sea captain. Matthew’s first command was lost at sea but this time he is determined to complete his mission. Vital to his success is Kit Farrell, a young mariner who has promised to help Matthew. In return, Matthew will teach Kit to read and write. And there is the surly Phineas Musk. Unpleasant he may be, but Musk will protect his master with his life. With their help, Matthew must tackle a resentful Cornish crew and the growing conviction that treason lies closer to home…

©2009 J. D. Davies (P)2010 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: J. D. Davies
Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
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Jaghatai Khan: Warhawk of Chogoris

17 ratings

Summary

Primarchs Book 8. For long years, the White Scars have fought for the Imperium, bringing worlds to compliance. But when a new project, to embed psykers in the Space Marine Legions, seems likely to come to fruition, Jaghatai Khan must decide if he will comply....  Listen to it because Chris Wraight returns to the Khan of Khans with a tale set at the height of the Great Crusade and showing the momentous decisions that, in some ways, led to the darkest events of the Horus Heresy.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
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The Korean War: History in an Hour

2 ratings

Summary

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Bringing together the military mights of the Soviet Union, China, North Korea, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United Nations States, the Korean War raged for three years from 1950 to 1953. Not only the result of a carving of Korean territories following the Pacific conflicts of the Second World War, it was also a battle of ideologies as General MacArthur's American military forces occupied the southern half and Stalin's Soviet forced supported the northern half. Initiated by infantry movements and air raids, the region gradually became mired in a static trench war by July 1951, and would continue to cost both sides in both morale and human lives. The Korean War: History in an Hour is the concise story to one of the most bitter and enduring conflicts of the post-war era.

©2013 Andrew Mulholland (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History
Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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Empires of Bronze: Dawn of War

Summary

Two great empires on the brink of war, one last hope for peace....  1294 BC: The fragile accord between the Hittite and Egyptian empires is crumbling. The ancient world braces itself for war on an unprecedented scale. Prince Hattu, the greatest of the Hittite generals, suffers dreams of terrible consequences – conjured by the Goddess Ishtar. But Hattu refuses to accept her prophecies, adamant that there is one last chance for peace. This fragile hope lies in the borderlands of the east, where the two rival empires touch. Hattu gathers a chosen band and sets out for this distant, blistering desert land, determined and defiant.  Yet the further he ventures, the darker and more twisted his mission becomes. Old ghosts rise around him and Ishtar haunts his every move. The Goddess' divinations cannot be avoided, men say. Hattu will walk through fire to prove them wrong. 

©2017 Gordon Doherty (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
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The Tuscan Child

106 ratings

Summary

From New York Times best-selling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father's hidden past to discover his secrets.... In 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German-occupied Tuscany. Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli. But the love that kindled between them was shaken by an irreversible betrayal. Nearly 30 years later, Hugo's estranged daughter, Joanna, has returned home to the English countryside to arrange her father's funeral. Among his personal effects is an unopened letter addressed to Sofia. In it is a startling revelation. Still dealing with the emotional wounds of her own personal trauma, Joanna embarks on a healing journey to Tuscany to understand her father's history - and maybe come to understand herself as well. Joanna soon discovers that some would prefer the past be left undisturbed, but she has come too far to let go of her father's secrets now.... Cover design by Shasti O'Leary Soudant

©2018 Janet Quin-Harkin (Writing as Rhys Bowen) (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Author: Rhys Bowen
Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
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Murder in Bare Feet

1 rating

Summary

Detective Inspector Angel must investigate a strange case where both the murderer and the murdered man are without shoes. The victim was a millionaire, adored by beautiful women, particularly the Frazer sisters, who put sparkle into his life and showed him how to spend his money. An antique dealer and his son are the prime suspects, but they have a rock solid alibi. At the same time, Angel has to investigate a flood and a stink at the Great Northern Bank, which permitted a gang of robbers to escape with millions of pounds. This is another unusual case to test the investigative powers of Inspector Michael Angel, and exemplifies the quirky genius and ingenuity of the man.

©2008 Roger Silverwood (P)2009 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
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Hydra

Summary

In November 2014 Arla Macleod bludgeoned her mother, father and sister to death with a hammer. Now incarcerated at a medium-security mental-health institution, Arla will speak to no one but Scott King, an investigative journalist, whose Six Stories podcasts have become an Internet sensation. King finds himself immersed in an increasingly complex case, interviewing five witnesses and Arla herself as he questions whether Arla's responsibility for the massacre was a diminished as her legal team made out.

©2017 Matt Wesolowski (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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Dead Jealous

Summary

Two mothers have lost their daughters - 17 years apart. Can Detective Calladine bring them justice? A teenage girl’s body is found in the back of a car on the notorious Hobfield housing estate. No one had reported her missing, but she’s been dead for a week.   Meanwhile, an old jar is brought into the station. It was found carefully wrapped in a blanket, with a child’s pink hairclip. The jar contains ashes and bone fragments.   Seventeen years ago, Detective Tom Calladine had been part of a team investigating the disappearance of Jessica Wilkins. Her mother had taken her to Leesdon Park one summer afternoon. She went to get the child an ice cream, and when she returned her daughter was gone. Over the years there were no sightings, no witnesses - nothing. Will there finally be closure for this unsolved mystery?   And why was the girl found in the car killed, and why are her friends not telling the police the whole story?   Detectives Tom Calladine and Ruth Bayliss will unravel a web of lies and pain in this fast-moving and gripping crime mystery.

©2017 Helen Durrant (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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A Cure for All Diseases

3 ratings

Summary

Some say that Andy Dalziel wasn't ready for God, others that God wasn't ready for Dalziel. Either way, despite his recent proximity to a terrorist blast, the Superintendent remains firmly of this world. And, while Death may be the cure for all diseases, Dalziel is happy to settle for a few weeks' care under a tender nurse. Convalescing in Sandytown, a quiet seaside resort devoted to healing, Dalziel befriends Charlotte Heywood, a fellow newcomer and psychologist, who is researching the benefits of alternative therapy. With much in common, the two soon find themselves in league when trouble comes to town. Sandytown's principal landowners have grandiose plans for the resort -- none of which they can agree on. One of them has to go, and when one of them does, in spectacularly gruesome fashion, DCI Peter Pascoe is called in to investigate -- with Dalziel and Charlotte providing unwelcome support. But Pascoe finds dark forces at work in a place where medicine and holistic remedies are no match for the oldest cure of all!

©2008 Reginald Hill (P)2008 WF Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
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Do You Know What?

Summary

Do You Know What? is an unexpectedly helpful, occasionally silly and absorbing brain dump on life and everything it holds, from one of Britain's most loved national treasures, Freddie Flintoff.  In Do You Know What?, our favourite sportsman-turned-comedian-slash-left-field-thinker Freddie Flintoff expels an eclectic and entertaining smorgasbord of anecdotes, impressions, reflections, observations, rants, confessions and pearls of wisdom on all aspects of life's rich tapestry. As a prolific philosopher of life's most unfathomable questions, Freddie uses his own inexplicable experiences - from the sublime: giving up booze, shopping in Poundland with his family, exploring the wonders of the universe with his mates; to the ridiculous: wrestling with WWE's finest, singing in a musical on the West End, pranking teammates - to help us all gain the comfort of his life mantra: what's the worst that can happen?

©2019 Freddie Flintoff (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
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Invader: Death Beach

2 ratings

Summary

The first novella in the gripping Invader series, set in Roman Britain, AD 44, from Sunday Times best-selling authors Simon Scarrow and T. J. Andrews.  The invasion of Britannia has been bloody and relentless, and still the barbaric islanders have not been fully conquered. The men of the Second Legion have suffered grievous losses in driving back their bitterest enemy, but worse is yet to come for the beleaguered soldiers. With winter fast approaching, they face a new threat: ferocious native warriors launching coordinated attacks from their secret base on the Isle of Vectis.  In response, the new legate announces a plan to invade Vectis and rout the enemy in what he expects to be a speedy and successful mission. But Horatius Figulus, a junior officer with local knowledge of the enemy, doubts the invasion will be so straightforward. And when the Second Legion encounters fierce resistance on the beach, Figulus and his fellow soldiers suddenly find themselves fighting a desperate battle for their lives.... 

©2014 Simon Scarrow (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
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A Spot of Folly

Summary

Previously uncollected and unpublished: new short stories from a master of psychological suspense.

New and uncollected tales of murder, mischief, magic and madness.

Ruth Rendell was an acknowledged master of psychological suspense: these are 10 (and a quarter) of her most chillingly compelling short stories, collected here together for the first time.

In these tales, a businessman boasts about cheating on his wife, only to find the tables turned. A beautiful country rectory reverberates to the echo of a historical murder. A compulsive liar acts on impulse, only to be lead inexorably to disaster. And a wealthy man finds there is more to his wife's kidnapping than meets the eye.

Atmospheric, gripping and never predictable, this is Ruth Rendell at her inimitable best.

The stories are: 'Never Sleep in a Bed Facing a Mirror'; 'A Spot of Folly'; 'The Price of Joy'; 'The Irony of Hate'; 'Digby's Wives'; 'The Haunting of Shawley Rectory'; 'A Drop Too Much'; 'The Thief'; 'The Long Corridor of Time'; 'In the Time of his Prosperity'; and 'Trebuchet'.

©2017 Selection copyright (c) Tony Medawar (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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The Last Church

17 ratings

Summary

Terra stands upon the brink of Unity. The armies of the self-proclaimed Emperor of Mankind have waged their bloody wars to bring the whole planet under his rule, crushing all traces of outlawed religion and worship from the face of this now secular utopia. But even the mighty Thunder Warriors cannot cow Uriah Olathaire, last priest of the Church of the Lightning Stone, as he goes about his empty, hollow rituals - and only one last and thoroughly unexpected visitor can bring any hope of a possible reconciliation.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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Thorn and Talon

3 ratings

Summary

The Inquisition is the most powerful and secretive organisation within the Imperium. Its agents, the Inquisitors, are the last line of defence for mankind. Gregor Eisenhorn, dedicated servant of the Inquisition, takes to the field again in three audio dramas: 'Regia Occulta', 'Master Imus's Transgression' and 'Thorn Wishes Talon'. 'Regia Occulta' finds him on a world wracked by ethereal storms and haunted by a terrifying beast. In 'Master Imus's Transgression', the Inquisitor investigates the mysterious affair of a mild-mannered clerk who confesses to a crime. Gideon Ravenor, once Eisenhorn's pupil, is now crippled and confined to a life support chair. He uses his powerful psychic talents to enact the Emperor's will. When he receives a mysterious message, Ravenor and his loyal followers travel to a distant world where they battle fierce cultists. But what are the cultists looking for? And what is the meaning of the message: Thorn Wishes Talon?

©2011 Games Workshop Limited (P)2011 Games Workshop Limited

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Klaw of Mork

2 ratings

Summary

The Red Waaagh! has fallen on Alaric Prime, and the mekboys are working on Big Mek Mogrok's cunning and brutal plan - to pull a comet from space with the massive and dangerous 'Klaw of Mork' and bring it down on the heads of the world's human defenders.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

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The Long Night

5 ratings

Summary

The Dark Angels and the Night Lords fought one another to a bloody stalemate during the Thramas Crusade and, though the Lion eventually claimed victory, it left both Legions scattered and under-strength. Jago Sevatarion, First Captain of the Night Lords, languishes in a gaol cell in the heart of Ultramar. Far from a spent force, the Night Lords must consider where their loyalties lie, and what path they will take in the days and months to come.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

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Vesuvius by Night

1 rating

Summary

In the late August of AD 79, the inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum are going about their normal business in the late summer heat. Two of them have a room share arrangement: Nonius, scrounger, thief and failed pimp works by night and sleeps by day; Larius, the fresco painter with dreams of artistic greatness, does the opposite. When just after midday the summit of Vesuvius disappears in a vast volcanic ash cloud, their lives will change forever. While one sets about looting rapidly emptying homes, the other desperately tries to save his family from destruction. Lindsey Davis brings alive one the greatest catastrophes in human history in this gripping audiobook, poignantly evoking the struggle for life in the cities beneath the volcano.

©2017 Lindsey Davis (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
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River of Ghosts

Summary

Deep in the East China Sea, the remote deep-sea vessel Neptune edges through the blackness of the Ryukyu Trench. Richard and Robin Mariner are actually 5,000 metres above Neptune, in the vehicle control room of Poseidon, testing their company’s latest acquisition. Suddenly, a distress call comes in from a trapped submarine that is running out of air. The submarine has been on news networks for the last few days, as its widely publicised mission is to recover lost gold from the greatest of Kublai Khan’s huge treasure ships. But as the Mariners and their associates guide Neptune to the rescue, a different, darker story is uncovered. Was the submarine’s voyage simply a mask for another, more sinister, mission?

©2009 Peter Tonkin (P)2010 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Peter Tonkin
Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
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Dead Nasty

Summary

A girl’s body is found in a dustbin. 'Dead Meat' is written on a note found with her.  The girl was part of a group of bullies from the local school. But DI Calladine recognises the MO of Craig Donnelly, a killer he thought he’d put away forever. And coincidentally Donnelly has just been released from prison. But when Detective Calladine charges in, he finds out that Donnelly has a watertight alibi and is under the protection of the local vicar, who thinks Donnelly is a changed man.  When another girl goes missing from the same group of friends, Calladine must look elsewhere for the killer and comes across a sinister online predator who was in touch with all the girls. DS Ruth Bayliss is back from maternity leave, but even her skills and common sense can’t crack the case.  In a race against time, they must stop the killer, someone who may even be close to home, before he continues his vicious killing spree.

©2016 Helen Durrant (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Born of Flame

12 ratings

Summary

Born of the fiery world of Nocturne, the Salamanders believe in self-sacrifice and the sanctity of human life.  Their father, Vulkan, was raised on this world, a blacksmith's son from humble origins who became a primarch of the Emperor of Mankind and forged his sons into a Legion. Their saga is one of heroism, betrayal, tragedy and rebirth. They have returned from the edge of extinction more than once, forever embattled, never bowed, the Legion and their primarch the epitome of defiance in the face of adversity. Unto the anvil, born of flame.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

Author: Nick Kyme
Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Moon

Summary

The dark side. He had fled from the terrors of his past, finding refuge in the quietness of the island. And for a time he lived in peace. Until the 'sightings' began, visions of horror seeping into his mind like poisonous tendrils, violent acts that were hideously macabre, the thoughts becoming intense. He witnessed the grotesque acts of another, a thing that gloried in murder and mutilation, a monster that soon became aware of the observer within its own mind. And relished the contact. A creature that eventually would come to the island to seek him out. James Herbert was one of Britain’s greatest popular novelists and our #1 best-selling writer of chiller fiction. Widely imitated and hugely influential, he wrote 23 novels which have collectively sold over 54 million copies worldwide and been translated into 34 languages. Born in London in the forties, James Herbert was art director of an advertising agency before turning to writing fiction in 1975. His first novel, The Rats, was an instant bestseller and is now recognised as a classic of popular contemporary fiction. Herbert went on to publish a new top ten best-seller every year until 1988. He wrote six more bestselling novels in the 1990s and three more since: Once, Nobody True and The Secret of Crickley Hall. Herbert died in March 2013 at the age of 69.

©1985 James Herbert (P)2013 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
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Ancient Egypt: History in an Hour

2 ratings

Summary

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Learn about the Egyptian gods, mummification and how the Egyptians built the only wonder of the ancient world still standing - the Pyramids of Giza. Exploring the historic rise of Egyptian civilization and its continued influence on the world today, Ancient Egypt in an Hour is an excellent companion to a mysterious and enthralling period of history.

©2013 Anthony Holmes (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Middle East
Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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William Shakespeare: History in an Hour

2 ratings

Summary

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

In a writing career that spanned over twenty years during the explosion of poetic and theatrical creativity of late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods, William Shakespeare produced a body of work that has become the bedrock of human thought, literature and language in English.

His poetry and plays have endured for almost 450 years, such is their universal appeal and understanding of the human condition. And yet Shakespeare wrote almost nothing of himself.

Who was this socially ambitious wordsmith who had neither pedigree nor university education? What was his family life like? How did he work?

Shakespeare: History in an Hour is the essential guide to the life of Shakespeare, his relationships, colleagues and his breathtaking works.

From the Elizabethan world to which he was born, to the theorists and critics that continue to debate him to this day, this is the story of the most revered writer of all time.

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour…

©2013 Sinead Fitzgibbon (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History
Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
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The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses

Summary

This tale of a man who, when tinkering with magic, becomes changed into an ass is one of the most entertaining and remarkable stories from classic Latin literature. It is funny, bawdy and completely approachable - but also shows life from the point of view of a beast of burden in the Roman Empire of the second century CE. Lucius is an active young man enjoying life - and the favours of an attentive maid, one Fotis - when the temptation to experiment with a magic potion proves too great. Life is very different as a four-footed animal, and he goes from one drama to another, in danger of his life at one point, facing seduction at another. Within this account of these adventures, Apuleius (c124-c170 CE) places ribald stories which are more familiar through retellings by Boccaccio and Chaucer. But there are also passages of considerable literary beauty, particularly in the extended account of Cupid and Psyche. The Golden Ass, in this lively performance by Jonathan Keeble, is a delight from start to finish. Translation: Bohn (1853), revised for this production.

Public Domain (P)2016 Ukemi Productions Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Apuleius
Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
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Doombound

1 rating

Summary

In the cursed city of Shadespire, two Stormcast Eternals Liberators, Darras Sunblade and Erak Grimwatch, seek a way to rejoin their comrades in Severin Steelheart's company. However, the twisting and ever-changing maze of the dead city thwarts them at every turn - and Grimwatch has his own troubles as flashes of another life take him. Mortal danger stalks them, as a warrior of the Khorne Bloodbound, also suffering visions of an impossible past, seeks to take their skulls for his bloodthirsty god....

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Dead Bad

Summary

Looking for a brilliant best-selling crime mystery with great detectives?  Detectives Calladine and Bayliss face a vicious serial killer in a mystery with a shocking ending.  A woman’s body is found in a disused church, a homemade stuffed toy by her side. The victim had been dumped there months ago. The crime has the hallmarks of 20-year-old case whose alleged perpetrator is in prison.  Detective Ruth Bayliss must work out whether a serial killer has returned, or if a new killer is just taunting the police.  Her partner DI Tom Calladine faces the fight of his life to clear his name of corruption accusations. And then things go from bad to worse for Calladine....  With the team under massive pressure and drugs flooding the streets, another gruesomely presented body is found.  In an ending with a huge twist, the detectives must unpick decades’ old lies before anyone else dies.  If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell or Mark Billingham, you will enjoy this exciting new crime fiction writer. 

©2020 Helen Durrant (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
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The Reformation

3 ratings

Summary

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

©2012 Edward A. Gosselin (P)2012 HarperColins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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Don Juan

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Lord Byron's satirical take on the legend of Don Juan is a moving and witty poem that sees the young hero in a reversal of roles. Juan sheds his image as a womanizer and instead becomes the victim of circumstance as he is relentlessly pursued by every woman he meets. Comprising 17 cantos of rhyming iambic pentameter, the poem is a crisp and accessible meditation on the madness of the world.

Public Domain (P)2016 Naxos AudioBooks

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Lord Byron
Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
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Broken Saints: Part 3

Summary

An Adepta Sororitas audio drama. Sister Adamanthea has fallen prey to an insidious traitor. Can she escape her captor and save the day with her faith intact? Listen to it because: Get right to the heart of what makes the Adepta Sororitas such exemplary defenders of humanity in the action-packed conclusion of this three-part audio drama. The story: The architect of treachery has been revealed...and Sister Adamanthea is in his clutches. The arch-heretic believes he can bend the devout Battle Sister to his cause and will stop at nothing to turn one of the Adepta Sororitas away from the Emperor's light and into the embrace of Chaos. Adamanthea must set aside her doubts and fears and marshal her faith in the Emperor if she is to resist temptation and defeat the traitors in her midst. Written by Alec Worley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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The Economic Consequences of the Peace

Summary

The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919) was one of the most important documents to come out of World War I - specifically the period of the Armistice and the subsequent settlement negotiations. And, a century on, it remains of particular relevance to our times - an uncompromising and forthright analysis of how international diplomacy can be suffused by personalities, prejudices, personal ambition and outright, uncontrolled feelings of revenge.  In 1918, John Maynard Keynes - then still in his mid-30s - represented the British Treasury in Paris at the meetings which would result in the Treaty of Versailles. Highly intelligent, extremely competent and with a perspicacity and diligence which were to make him one of the key economic figures of the 20th century, he was first of all shocked and then appalled by the unseemly behaviour of the Allies’ delegates. Georges Clemenceau, the aged French diplomat, and his compatriot Field Marshall Foch were intent on extracting punitive damages from Germany which, as a by-product, would crush it economically and socially. Lloyd George, the British Prime Minister, supported the unrealistic demands for reparation because it would enable him to get reelected with a comfortable majority. President Woodrow Wilson, though full of idealism, proved no match against the wiles of hardened European negotiators.  Keynes saw clearly that the reparations the Allies wanted to extract would prove impossible for Germany to meet without placing its population at starvation levels, crushing its industry for decades to come, and sowing the seeds for another round of terrible violence - either through communist revolution as in Russia, or by an upsurge of right-wing nationalism. In the spring of 1919 Keynes left Paris, returning to England to write this damning account of what happens when older and entrenched politicians pursue their own ends.   With a considerable amount of detail, Keynes matches the undeniable war damage on one side and the inability of Germany, stripped of its monarchy, its merchant fleet, its colonies and important coal mines, to pay $30 billion in reparations, with the sword of Damocles of compound interesting hanging over late payments. Keynes’ measured logic cannot wholly disguise a deeply felt European passion as old men, still mired in nationalistic protectionism, concluded a treaty that led, ineluctably, towards another world war, as Keynes predicted. The Economic Consequence of the Peace is required listening in the 21st century. Jonathan Keeble brilliantly relays Keynes’ concerns.

Public Domain (P)2018 Ukemi Productions Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
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Lamia

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Adaptation of Keats' sensual narrative poem about the ill-starred love affair of the serpent Lamia and the innocent mortal Lycius. Starring Paterson Joseph, Charlotte Emmerson, Tom Ferguson, and Jonathan Keeble. With original music by John Harle. Sung by Sarah Leonard.

©2011 John Keats (P)2011 AudioGO Ltd

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Wardens of the Everqueen

8 ratings

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Athelwyrd, the last great bastion of Ghyran's sylvaneth, has fallen to the pestilent servants of the Plague God. At their head, the warlord Torglug the Despised will do anything to seize the ultimate prize his master so fervently desires: Alarielle, the Everqueen. Her defenders will not see her taken easily, though - Lord-Castellant Grymn and his chamber of Hallowed Knights have sworn themselves to her protection. As a great exodus of sylvaneth and Stormcast Eternals sets out from the ruin of Athelwyrd with Torglug's Chaos host hard on their heels, the strength and conviction of Alarielle's defenders will be tested as never before.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: C L Werner
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
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The Age of Magic

1 rating

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Eight weary film-makers, travelling from Paris to Basel, arrive at a small Swiss hotel on the shores of a luminous lake. Above them, strewn with lights that twinkle in the darkness, looms the towering Rigi mountain. Over the course of three days and two nights, the travellers will find themselves drawn in to the mystery of the mountain reflected in the lake. One by one, they will be disturbed, enlightened, and transformed, each in a different way.

©2014 Ben Okri (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Ben Okri
Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
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The Way Out: Part 1

1 rating

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Warhammer Horror Week: Day Four A ship becalmed in space needs repairs. Fortunately, a nearby watch station offers refuge.... Surely nothing can go wrong for the crew of the Fortune's Favour?   Listen to it because: Atmospheric, tense, terrifying...it's an audio experience tailor made to chill you, and this chapter sets up the horrors to come and will leave you on the edge of your seat wanting more.   The story: When the Fortune's Favour drops from the warp with no warning, its captain, Karina Arq, wants to know why. Devoid of answers, and unable to return to the immaterium, she and her crew seek a port at which to make repairs - so the aptly named watch station Refuge seems sent by the Emperor Himself...but things are never so simple.... Part one of three.   Written by Rachel Harrison. Running time 21 minutes and 32 seconds. Performed by Grace Andrews, Steve Conlin, Matthew Hunt, Jonathan Keeble, Carla Mendonca, Colleen Prendergast, David Seddon and David Sibley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Assassinorum: The Emperors Judgement

1 rating

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On the world of Tevrat, Callidus Assassin Klara Rhasc stalks her prey, awaiting the moment to strike. But when her mark is murdered by a crazed Eversor Assassin, Rhasc embarks on a new kind of mission: to find and subdue her fellow operative.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

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Wild About Harry

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Detective Inspector Angel and his team investigate a puzzling case of abduction and possible murder in the south Yorkshire town of Bromersley. A rich woman marries a man she hardly knows then disappears. Investigations reveal that her husband, Harry, never existed. Also, four men who claim they have nothing in common, staying at the luxurious Feathers Hotel, wake up in the middle of the night having been attacked in their sleep, and each suffering from a painful broken finger. At the same time, a hit man, known as The Fixer, is at large, causing every villain and policeman to be apprehensive and on their toes.

©2009 Roger Silverwood (P)2010 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
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Economics: The User's Guide

3 ratings

Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Economics: The User's Guide, A Pelican Book, by Ha-Joon Chang, read by Jonathan Keeble. 

What is economics? 

How does the global economy work? 

What do different economic theories tell us about the world? 

In Economics: The User's Guide, best-selling author Ha-Joon Chang explains how the global economy works and why anyone can understand the dismal science. Unlike many economists who claim there is only one way of 'doing economics', he introduces listeners to a wide range of economic theories, from classical to Keynesian, revealing how they all have their strengths, weaknesses and blind spots. By ignoring the received wisdom and exposing the myriad forces that shape our financial fate, Chang provides the tools that every responsible citizen needs to understand - and address - our current economic woes.

©2019 Ha-Joon Chang (P)2019 Penguin Books Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
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Truth and Dreams

1 rating

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As an agent of the Throne, former soldier Ianthe serves Inquisitor Covenant and faces some of the most dangerous and insidious threats the galaxy has to offer.  On the hunt for the rogue psyker Silas Norn, Ianthe and her associates run afoul of the Imperial authorities and are imprisoned.  Norn too is captured and incarcerated, but with the ability to manipulate the minds of his victims he is far from easy quarry. To stop him, Ianthe must not only find him; she must overcome the buried ghosts of her hidden past.

©2017 John French (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Dracula's Child

1 rating

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In Dracula's Child, Bram Stoker's classic is reborn. Capturing the voice, tone and style of the original, this novel is perfect for fans of Dracula and contemporary horror. It has been some years since Jonathan and Mina Harker survived their ordeal in Transylvania. But shadows linger long in this world of blood feud and superstition - and the older their son Quincey gets, the deeper the shadows that lengthen at the heart of the Harkers' marriage.  Jonathan has turned back to drink, Mina finds herself isolated inside the confines of her own family. Quincey himself struggles to live up to a family of such high renown. There is darkness both within the marriage and without - for new evil is arising on the continent, and the vestiges of something forgotten long ago is finally beginning to stir.

©2020 J. S. Barnes (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: J.S. Barnes
Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
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The Establishment

1 rating

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Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. In exposing this shadowy and complex system that dominates our lives, Owen Jones sets out on a journey into the heart of our Establishment, from the lobbies of Westminster to the newsrooms, boardrooms, and trading rooms of Fleet Street and the City.

©2014 Owen Jones (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Owen Jones
Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
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Pirata

2 ratings

Summary

It is AD 25. Pirate ships strike terror in the hearts of those who brave the seas of the Roman Empire.

When young Telemachus gets the chance to join the crew of the merchant ship Selene, he's delighted to escape the rough streets of Piraeus. He knows little of the dangers of life at sea. And even past hardship has not prepared him for the terror on board when a pirate ship appears on the horizon....

The fight is bloody, but the result is never in doubt. Then the victorious pirate chief, Bulla, offers the beaten men a cruel choice: join us, or die. After surviving a brutal initiation rite, Telemachus impresses his new captain with his resourcefulness and strength and swiftly rises through the pirate ranks. But dangerous rivals talk of mutiny and murder. While Prefect Canis, notorious commander of the imperial fleet, will stop at nothing to take control of the Adriaticum from the pirate brotherhood. 

Could Telemachus be the man to lead the pirate brotherhood and challenge Rome?

Pirata is also available in five ebook novella parts.

©2019 Simon Scarrow (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Dramatised)

1 rating

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Here is Linda Marshall’s BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of L Frank Baum's children's classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, originally broadcast as part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season. When a tornado strikes her farmhouse in Kansas, young Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are lifted to the magical Land of Oz, the strange home of the Munchkins. There she embarks upon a perilous journey, befriending the Tinman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion, who join her quest to find the Wizard of Oz and a way back home. This timeless story, which has enchanted generations of children both young and old, is brought to life again in this dramatisation. It stars Amelia Clarkson as Dorothy; Jonathan Keeble as the Wizard of Oz, Kalidah, and Uncle Henry; Kevin Eldon as the Scarecrow; Burn Gorman as the Tinman; Zubin Varla as the Lion; and Emma Fielding as the witches of the North, South, and West, and as Aunt Em. It also stars Andrew Westfield and Graeme Hawley. With Original Music by Olly Fox and directed by Nadia Molinari.

©2010 AudioGO Ltd (P)2010 AudioGO Ltd

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The Master of Mankind

109 ratings

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While Horus' rebellion burns across the galaxy, a very different kind of war rages beneath the Imperial Palace. The 'Ten Thousand' Custodian Guard, along with the Sisters of Silence and the Mechanicum forces of Fabricator General Kane, fight to control the nexus points of the ancient eldar webway that lie closest to Terra, infested by daemonic entities after Magnus the Red's intrusion. But with traitor legionaries and corrupted Battle Titans now counted among the forces of Chaos, the noose around the Throneworld is tightening, and none but the Emperor Himself can hope to prevail.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
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The Way Out: Part 3

2 ratings

Summary

Warhammer Horror Week: Day Six Aboard watch station Refuge, Captain Karina Arq and the crew of the Fortune's Favour face their darkest fears as their pasts catch up with them and threaten to rob them of their futures. Listen to it because: As all hell breaks loose, sit back and enjoy the unbridled horror that Rachel Harrison has conjured, and that expert actors and sound designers bring to terrifying life. The story: In the depths of the watch station Refuge, Captain Karina Arq and the crew of the Fortune's Favour have found something...unusual. Something monstrous haunts the depths of the station, something that knows the crew and their deepest fears...and can bring them to the surface. As horror envelops them, they begin to doubt they can make it through this experience alive...or sane. Part three of three. Written by Rachel Harrison.  Performed by Grace Andrews, Steve Conlin, Matthew Hunt, Jonathan Keeble, Carla Mendonca, Colleen Prendergast, David Seddon & David Sibley.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Hitler: History in an Hour

2 ratings

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History for busy people. Hitler in an Hour is the concise biography of Nazi dictator, Adolf Hitler.Covering Hitler’s early life, military service in World War I and eventual rise to power, first as the leader of the Nazi party and then to head of state, Hitler in an Hour covers all the key events the life of the 20th century’s most infamous dictator. Learn about Hitler’s manipulation of politicians and civilians and how, through bullying, diplomacy, charm and lies, he achieved total power and plunged the world into World War II, the bloodiest war in history.Hitler in an Hour goes right up to Hitler’s final days inside his bunker as his empire crumbled at the hands of the Allies and the world was changed forever. Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour…

©2012 Rupert Colley (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, World
Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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Only the Faithful

3 ratings

Summary

After a gruelling journey, the warriors of the Hallowed Knights and Astral Templars have found their quarry in the Sea of Bones. During the hunt, Mannfred the vampire lord has raised a mighty undead host to protect the realmgate he has claimed. While Ramus of the Hallowed Knights seeks the vampire's head and Vandalus of the Astral Templars wants to reclaim the realmgate, both must fight as one and alongside their orruk allies if they are to triumph. Against one of Nagash's mortarchs, the test will be stern, and only the faithful will prevail....

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

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Invitation to Die

1 rating

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Emperor Domitian is hosting a banquet for the senators in honour of fallen soldiers, and it's an invitation Aelianus and Justinus Camillus dare not refuse.  On arrival, they enter a black-painted room furnished with couches resembling those found in mausoleums, complete with a tombstone bearing each of the senators' names. As the evening progresses the brothers conclude that Domitian has finally turned against them for their uncle's part in a plot to oust his father and start to wonder if they'll ever see the light of day again.... 

©2019 Lindsey Davis (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
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The American Civil War: History in an Hour

1 rating

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History for busy people. The American Civil War was fought between the Confederates and the Union from 1861 to 1865. This is a concise history of this tumultuous period.The American Civil War started when eleven southern ‘slave’ states declared their independence from the United States of America. Abraham Lincoln’s Republican government were strongly against slavery and fought to abolish it and keep the country united. The American Civil War: History in an Hour gives a concise and authoritative overview of these four years of bloody and devastating warfare to help you understand how the Civil War shaped America today and changed the history of slavery forever. Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour…

©2012 Kat Smutz (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Kat Smutz
Category: History, World
Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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The Lives of Lucian Freud

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The first biography of the large life of one of the most important, enigmatic, yet private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters, and papers, it is a major work written by a well-known British art critic. Lucian Freud (1922-2011) is one of the most influential figurative painters of the 20th century. His paintings are in every major museum and many private collections here and abroad. William Feaver's daily calls from 1973 until Freud died in 2011, as well as interviews with Freud's family and friends, were crucial sources. Freud's circle was broad, including not just other well-known artists but writers, bluebloods, royals in England and Europe, drag queens, fashion models, gamblers, bookies, and gangsters like the Kray twins. Fierce, rebellious, charismatic, extremely guarded about his life, he was witty, mischievous, and a womanizer. This brilliantly researched book begins with the Freuds' life in Berlin, and the family's escape from Hitler to London in 1933, when Lucian was 10. Sigmund Freud was his grandfather, and Ernst, his father, was an architect. Freud's first solo show was in 1944 and at that time he met Virginia Woolf, Sonia Orwell, Cecil Beaton, W.H. Auden, Patrick Leigh-Fermor, and the Aly Khan; nights were spent at the Gargoyle club, his muse was a married femme fatale, 13 years older, Lorna Wishart. But it was Francis Bacon who would become his most important influence, and the painters Frank Auerbach and David Hockney, close friends. He would meet the artists Picasso, Giacometti, Andre Breton, Alexander Calder, and Balthus. He was married twice: to Kitty Garman Epstein, the daughter of the famous sculptor Jacob Epstein, and to Lady Caroline Blackwood; he had two daughters from the first marriage, but he had 12 other children from his many liaisons.  This is an extremely intimate, lively, and rich portrait of the artist, full of gossip and stories recounted by Freud to Feaver about people, encounters, and work. Freud's art was his life - "my work is purely autobiographical" - and he usually painted only family, friends, lovers, and children, though there were exceptions, like the famous small portrait of the Queen; sittings could take up to 16 months, each session lasting five hours, but subjects were rarely bored, as Freud was a great raconteur and mimic. This book is a major achievement that reveals the details of the life and innermost thoughts of the greatest portrait painter of our time. Cover photograph © The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby's

©2019 William Feaver (P)2019 Random House Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 24 hrs and 42 mins
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Eye of Night

1 rating

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A Warhammer 40,000 audio drama. Tasked with a mission by Roboute Guilliman, Inquisitor Greyfax and a bodyguard of Grey Knights travel into the Eye of Terror in search of an ancient enemy of the Imperium.   Listen to it because: It's the Black Library debut of Inquisitor Greyfax in a tale that ties into the background from the Battlefleet Gothic game, making it a rare treat for old and new Warhammer 40,000 fans alike!   The story:  Inquisitor Greyfax and a retinue of incorruptible Grey Knights are sent on a mission by the reborn Primarch Guilliman to recover the Eye of Night, a fabled artefact of Ruin that could weaken the Great Rift. It will be no easy task as Greyfax - with the aid of a long dead inquisitor - must journey into the Eye of Terror itself and challenge a traitor of a truly ancient pedigree, the crone Moriana.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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The Lives of Lucian Freud

Summary

Bloomsbury presents The Lives of Lucian Freud by William Feaver, read by Jonathan Keeble. The second half of William Feaver's Baillie Gifford Prize-shortlisted work of biography: the definitive story of the epic life of one of the 20th century's most important artists. William Feaver, Lucian Freud’s collaborator, curator and close friend, knew the unknowable artist better than most. Over many years, Freud narrated to him the story of his life, ‘our novel’. Fame follows Freud at the height of his powers, painting the most iconic works of his career in a constant and dissatisfied pursuit of perfection, just outrunning his gambling debts and tailor’s bills. Whether tattooing swallows at the base of Kate Moss’ back or exacting a strange and horrible revenge on Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger, Freud’s adventures were always perfectly characteristic.  An enfant terrible till the end, even as he was commissioned to paint the queen and attended his own retrospectives, what emerges is an artist wilfully oblivious to the glitter of the world around - and focused instead on painting first and last.

©2020 William Feaver (P)2020 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 19 hrs and 54 mins
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Confessions of a Medium (BBC Radio 4: Saturday Play)

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A BBC Radio 4 dark comedy by Alison Kennedy, set in 1870s London and based on a true story. Originally broadcast in the ‘Saturday Play’ slot on 13 March 2010.

Mr Parker is a sincere and kind man who, in search of a higher meaning to life, has moved from conventional religion to séances and spiritualism. He believes he has met his saviour in the guise of Mr Thomson, a charming, erudite and utterly mesmerising medium. But, unbeknown to Parker, Thomson is a complete and utter fake.

Features Bill Nighy as Mr Thomson and Robert Glenister as Mr Parker. Also stars Jonathan Keeble, Andrew Westfield, Fiona Clarke, Daryl Fishwick and Daniel Browell. Directed by Pauline Harris.

©2010 Alison Kennedy (P)2011 AudioGO Ltd

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Bridge of Spies

1 rating

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Who were the three men the American and Soviet superpowers exchanged at Berlin's Glienicke Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie in the first and most legendary prisoner exchange between East and West? Bridge of Spies vividly traces their paths to that exchange on February 10, 1962, when their fate helped to define the conflicts and lethal undercurrents of the most dangerous years of the Cold War. Bridge of Spies is the true story of three extraordinary characters: William Fisher, alias Rudolf Abel, a British-born KGB agent arrested by the FBI in New York City and jailed as a Soviet superspy for trying to steal America's most precious nuclear secrets; Gary Powers, the American U-2 pilot who was captured when his plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over the closed cities of central Russia; and Frederic Pryor, a young American graduate student in Berlin mistakenly identified as a spy, arrested, and held without charge by the Stasi, East Germany's secret police.

©2015 Giles Whittell (P)2015 Random House Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
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The Birth of the RAF, 1918

Summary

Penguin presents The Birth of the RAF by Richard Overy, read by Jonathan Keeble. The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over 10 years from the first flight by the Wright Brothers to the clash of fighter planes in the Great War. A period of terrible, rapid experiment followed to gain a brief technological edge. By the end of the war, the British had lost an extraordinary 36,000 aircraft and 16,600 airmen. The RAF was created in 1918 as a revolutionary response to this new form of warfare - a highly contentious decision (resisted fiercely by both the army and navy, who had until then controlled all aircraft) but one which had the most profound impact, for good and ill, on the future of warfare. Richard Overy's superb new audiobook shows how this happened, against the backdrop of the first bombing raids against London and the constant emergency of the Western Front. The RAF's origins were as much political as military and throughout the 1920s still provoked bitter criticism. Published to mark the centenary of its founding, this is an invaluable audiobook, filled with new and surprising material on this unique organisation.

©2018 Richard Overy (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Military
Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
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In a Glass Darkly

3 ratings

Summary

Demons, vengeful spirits, insanity, premature burials, and lesbian vampires. In a Glass Darkly contains five diabolical tales of horror and mystery that will get the heart racing. Each story, including the famous "Green Tea" and "Carmilla", is presented as a case from the posthumous papers of Dr. Martin Hesselius, a metaphysical physician who has no doubt as to the existence of supernatural phenomena - unlike our anxious protagonists.... These traditional yet unfamiliar tales were revered upon release, with Bram Stoker writing his own vampire story some 20 years later and Henry James once suggesting that this is "the ideal reading...for the hours after midnight". Includes: "Green Tea" "The Familiar" "Mr. Justice Harbottle" "The Room in Le Dragon Volant" "Carmilla"

Public Domain (P)2015 Naxos AudioBooks

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Nature's Mutiny

1 rating

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An illuminating work of environmental history that chronicles the great climate crisis of the 1600s, which transformed the social and political fabric of Europe.  Although hints of a crisis appeared as early as the 1570s, the temperature by the end of the 16th century plummeted so drastically that Mediterranean harbors were covered with ice, birds literally dropped out of the sky, and "frost fairs" were erected on a frozen Thames - with kiosks, taverns, and even brothels that become a semi-permanent part of the city.  Recounting the deep legacy and far-ranging consequences of this "Little Ice Age", acclaimed historian Philipp Blom reveals how the European landscape had subtly, but ineradicably, changed by the mid-17th century. While apocalyptic weather patterns destroyed entire harvests and incited mass migrations, they gave rise to the growth of European cities, the emergence of early capitalism, and the vigorous stirrings of the Enlightenment. A timely examination of how a society responds to profound and unexpected change, Nature's Mutiny will transform the way we think about climate change in the 21st century and beyond.

©2017 Carl Hanser Verlag München; translation copyright 2019 by Carl Hanser Verlag München (P)2019 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Philipp Blom
Category: History, Europe
Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
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The Private Lives of the Tudors

7 ratings

Summary

Tracy Borman, author of the best-selling biography of Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes to reveal the intimate secrets of the Tudor court and the private lives of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I and more. 'I do not live in a corner. A thousand eyes see all I do.' (Elizabeth I) The Tudor monarchs were constantly surrounded by an army of attendants, courtiers and ministers. Even in their most private moments, they were accompanied by a servant specifically appointed for the task. A groom of the stool would stand patiently by as Henry VIII performed his daily purges, and when Elizabeth I retired for the evening, one of her female servants would sleep at the end of her bed. These attendants knew the truth behind the glamorous exterior. They saw the tears shed by Henry VII upon the death of his son, Arthur. They knew the tragic secret behind 'Bloody' Mary's phantom pregnancies. And they saw the 'crooked carcass' beneath Elizabeth I's carefully applied makeup, gowns and accessories. It is the accounts of these eyewitnesses, as well as a rich array of other contemporary sources, that historian Tracy Borman has examined more closely than ever before. With new insights and discoveries, and in the same way that she brilliantly illuminated the real Thomas Cromwell, The Private Life of the Tudors will reveal previously unexamined details about the characters we think we know so well.

©2016 Tracy Borman (P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton

Author: Tracy Borman
Category: History, Europe
Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
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Key of Infinity

5 ratings

Summary

On the warship Messenger of Hermes, Ahzek Ahriman and his servant, Ignis, study a most unusual prisoner - a metal construct containing the consciousness of a member of a long-extinct race - the necrontyr. As they interrogate the necron Setekh, he is also learning about them - over and over again as he uses ancient technology to relive the moment and plot his escape. Will he succeed, or will Ahriman prevail?

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Great Red

3 ratings

Summary

The hunt for Mannfred von Carstein takes the Hallowed Knights and Astral Templars far into the hazardous Sea of Bones. It is here that Ramus of the Shadowed Soul and Vandalus, the 'King of Dust', meet a worthy foe: the Ironjawz. Led by the fearsome Great Red, this orruk tribe sees the intrusion of the Stormcasts as a challenge. War against the orruks would threaten their mission, so Ramus and Vandalus set out to broker an alliance - but Ironjawz value only strength, and, to appease their savage nature, the Hallowed Knights and the Astral Templars must prove they are mighty enough to be considered allies....

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2011 Games Workshop Limited

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The Satyricon

Summary

Petronius’ Satyricon is a rampant and vivacious Roman adventure dating back to the first century, during the reign of Nero. It follows the exploits of Encolpius, an impoverished ex-gladiator, and his boy-lover Giton. The action is fleet and the narrative sweeping: over the course of their journey we meet a host of lewd and comical rogues, including beggars, prostitutes, poets, sodomites, and pedants, and witness many strange and curious events, including a remarkably vulgar multi-course feast, hosted by the pompous nouveau riche Trimalchio. Considered the Odyssey of the illicit and debaucherous, the Satyricon is an exhilarating look at the underbelly of Roman society. Updated translation by W.C. Firebaugh. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 

Public Domain (P)2018 Naxos AudioBooks

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Petronius
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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The Whitehall Mandarin

Summary

Lady Somers is the first woman to head up the Ministry of Defence. She also has something to hide.  Catesby’s job is to uncover her story and bury it forever. His quest leads him through the sex scandals of London in the Swinging '60s and then on to Moscow, where a shocking message changes everything. His next mission is a desperate hunt through the war-torn jungles of Southeast Asia, where he finally makes a heartbreaking discovery that is as personal as it is political.  This captivating novel is set in a world of distorted reflections where nothing or no one is what they seem to be.

©2014 Edward Wilson (P)2020 Oakhill Publishing

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
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Has the West Lost It?

1 rating

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Penguin Audio presents Has the West Lost It? by Kishore Mahbubani, read by Jonathan Keeble.  The West's centuries-old status as the centre of global wealth and power is coming to an end. As the new powers - China and India from Asia and others from Africa and Latin America - rise to the top of the world's pecking order, how should the West react?  Kishore Mahbubani argues passionately and provocatively that the West can no longer impose its power and ideals on the world at large and - paradoxically - that only by admitting its decline can the West set itself up for strategic success in the long term.  Mahbubani examines the myths and self-delusions of Western power with an outsider's critical eye, and the shocking freshness of his geopolitical analysis will give all Westerners and political thinkers pause for thought.

©2018 Kishore Mahbubani (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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Prophets of Waaagh!

22 ratings

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Dumped on a nowhere world by the opening of the Cicatrix Maledictum, the Red Sunz Mek mob are struggling to survive. When a call to Waaagh! rings out across the planet, the chance at survival, as well as some shooty-fun, beckons. But all is not what it seems.  Only an ork with real orky know-wots can hope to overcome the False Waaagh...!

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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In Their Own Words 2

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Letters, postcards, notes and telegraphs from the great and the good, the notorious and the downright wicked, shine a spotlight on a range of historical events and movements providing an immediate link to the immediate and much more distant past.  This audiobook includes letters from: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lucien Freud, Barbara Hepworth, Nelson Mandela, Caitlin Thomas, Mary Whitehouse, Gandhi, George Washington among many others.  Subjects covered include suffragette disturbances, obscene publications, relations between international leaders, child emigration including the Kindertransport.  The audiobook features 55 letters, each with a 600-word essay, and a 3000 word introduction.

©2018 The National Archives (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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Bridge of Spies

2 ratings

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Just who were the three men the Soviet and American superpowers exchanged on Berlin's Glienicke Bridge on February 10, 1962? Bridge of Spies is the true story of those men - Rudolf Abel, a Soviet Spy who was a master of disguise; Gary Powers, an American who was captured when his spy plane was shot down; and Frederic Pryor, a young American doctor mistakenly identified as a spy. The men in this three-way political swap had been drawn into the nadir of the Cold War by duty and curiosity, and the same tragicomedy of errors that induced Khrushchev to send missiles to Castro. They were rescued against daunting odds by fate and by their families, and then all but forgotten. This is their story.

©2010 Giles Whittell (P)2011 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
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Renegades of Elysia

1 rating

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After a disastrous mission leaves their ranks decimated, Sergeant Zachariah must rapidly train a fresh batch of recruits to restore the 158th Elysian. The regime is harsh, lethal, and only the best will survive to become full-fledged drop troopers. But when a savage feud with a high-ranking officer threatens the 158th and Zachariah and a handful of men barely out of training are sent on a deadly reconnaissance mission, he begins to wonder if his life might also be in jeopardy.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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The First Prince

5 ratings

Summary

Ahriman is thrust into a deadly conflict with a creature of darkness whose cunning and thirst for power are the equal of his own - the first daemon prince, the dreaded Be'lakor.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

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Smashing Physics

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The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what it all means for our understanding of the laws of nature. The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. Two scientists, Peter Higgs and François Englert, whose theories predicted its existence, shared a Nobel Prize. The discovery was the culmination of the largest experiment ever run, the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider. But what really is a Higgs boson and what does it do? How was it found? And how has its discovery changed our understanding of the fundamental laws of nature? And what did it feel like to be part of it? Jon Butterworth is one of the leading physicists at CERN and this book is the first popular inside account of the hunt for the Higgs. It is a story of incredible scientific collaboration, inspiring technological innovation and ground-breaking science. It is also the story of what happens when the world's most expensive experiment blows up, of neutrinos that may or may not travel faster than light, and the reality of life in an underground bunker in Switzerland. This book will also leave you with a working knowledge of the new physics and what the discovery of the Higgs particle means for how we define the laws of nature. It will take you to the cutting edge of modern scientific thinking. Jon Butterworth is one of the leading physicists on the Large Hadron Collider and is Head of Physics and Astronomy at UCL. He writes the popular Life & Physics blog for the Guardian and has written articles for a range of publications including the Guardian and New Scientist. Jon has appeared on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, Material World, The Infinite Money Cage, BBC Newsnight, Horizon, Channel 4 News, and Al Jazeera. He frequently gives public lectures including at the Welcome Institute and the Royal Institution.

©2014 Jon Butterworth (P)2014 Audible Studios

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
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A Concise History of Italy

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Since its formation in 1861, Italy has struggled to develop an effective political system and a secure sense of national identity. Christopher Duggan's acclaimed introduction charts the country's history from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West to the present day, and surveys the difficulties Italy has faced during the last two centuries in creating a unified country. Duggan successfully weaves together political, economic, social and cultural history, and stresses the alternation between materialist and idealist programs for forging a nation-state. The audiobook includes coverage of 19th- and 20th-century Italy, as well as a section devoted to Italy in the 21st century. This is the ideal resource for those seeking an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to Italian history.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©1994, 2013 Christopher Duggan (P)2019 Naxos AudioBooks

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Europe
Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
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The Talon of Horus

194 ratings

Summary

When Horus fell, his Sons fell with him. A broken Legion, beset by rivalries and hunted by their erstwhile allies, the former Luna Wolves have scattered across the tortured realm of the Eye of Terror. And of Abaddon, greatest of the Warmaster's followers, nothing has been heard for many years. Until now....

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
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A Brief History of the Samurai

8 ratings

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From a leading expert in Japanese history, this is one of the first full histories of the art and culture of the Samurai warrior. The Samurai emerged as a warrior caste in Medieval Japan and would have a powerful influence on the history and culture of the country from the next 500 years. Clements also looks at the Samurai wars that tore Japan apart in the 17th and 18th centuries and how the caste was finally demolished in the advent of the mechanized world.

©2010 Jonathan Clements (P)2014 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Military
Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
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Regia Occulta

Summary

On a world wracked by storms, Inquisitor Eisenhorn investigates a series of bizarre murders. Aided by local officials and using arcane methods of detection, Eisenhorn must decipher the secret of the Regia Occulta and stop the bestial killer before it strikes again.

©2011 Games Workshop Limited (P)2011 Games Workshop Limited

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Stalin: History in an Hour

5 ratings

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Arguably no person in history had such a direct and negative impact on the lives of so many as Joseph Stalin. Under the Red Tsar terror knew no limits, it did not discriminate; no one was safe, no institution, no single town or village was immune. Yet, following his death in 1953, Stalin was deeply mourned. He had "received the country with a wooden plough, and left it with a nuclear missile shield." And no-one else, some claimed, could have led the Soviet Union to victory in the Second World War. So who was Joseph Stalin, what was his role during the Russian Revolution; how did he come to power, what made him such a destructive tyrant, and how did he impose his will on the Soviet Union for so long? Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour....

©2013 Rupert Colley (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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Enemy of God

51 ratings

Summary

The continuing story of Arthur, the second in a trilogy which began with The Winter King. The novels bring Arthur and his world to vivid life. A man battling for his vision of the future in a brutal age, dragged down by suspicions and magics of the past, surrounded by intrigue, dependent on his skill at war and genius for leadership.

©1996 Bernard Cornwell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
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Grendel's Lair

Summary

Gordon Grimwood, a suspected murderer, leads a bunch of cops into a network of derelict air-raid shelters to find a missing child – where a hideous evil awaits them!

©2013 Paul Finch (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Paul Finch
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Surface!

Summary

The war with Germany is over. All that is left to secure world peace is to crush the Japanese. HMS Seahound has crept through a minefield in Asian waters to land an armed force of soldiers in enemy territory. Now she lies silent, waiting, on the seabed only a few hundred yards from shore. Inside, the heat is unsufferable, the tension sickening....

©1953 Alexander Fullerton (P)2009 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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The Queen: History in an Hour

2 ratings

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History for busy people. Listen to a succinct account of the life and reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in just one hour. Elizabeth II is the longest lived and, after Queen Victoria, second longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. From her coronation in 1953 to her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, Queen Elizabeth II has stood on the world stage as the figurehead for Britain. The Queen: History in an Hour tells the story of the Queen Elizabeth II’s life and long reign, her royal duties, service during the Second World War, public perception, and the transformation of the British Empire into the Commonwealth of Nations under her rule. In the Diamond Jubilee year, this is essential listening for Royalists and Republicans alike. Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour….

©2012 Sinead Fitzgibbon (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Europe
Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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Day of the Caesars

21 ratings

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AD 55. The Emperor Claudius is dead. Nero rules. His half-brother Britannicus has also laid claim to the throne. A bloody power struggle is underway. All Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro want is a simple army life, fighting with their brave and loyal men. But Cato has caught the eye of rival factions determined to get him on their side. To survive, Cato must play a cunning game and enlist the help of the one man in the empire he can trust: Macro. As the rebel force grows, legionaries and Praetorian Guards are moved like chess pieces by powerful and shadowy figures. A political game has created the ultimate military challenge. Can civil war be averted? The future of the empire is in Cato's hands....

©2017 Simon Scarrow (P)2017 Headline Publishing Group Ltd.

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
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Last Man Standing

1 rating

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In a career that spans over seven decades, Roger Moore has been at the very heart of the show business scene. In this fabulous collection of true stories from his stellar career, Roger lifts the lid on the movie business, from Hollywood to Pinewood. It features outrageous tales from his own life and career as well as those told to him by a host of stars and filmmakers, including Tony Curtis, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Frank Sinatra, and many more.

©2014 Sir Roger Moore (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Roger Moore
Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
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Parting of the Ways

8 ratings

Summary

Abandoned by his primarch and left to lead the Space Wolves into an uncertain future, Bjorn the Fell-Handed is amongst the greatets of the sons of Russ. But even legends must fall, and when Bjorn meets his end on a distant world, his body broken beyond repair, his brothers battle to save him, and he remembers the events that brought him to this place...and realises his destiny.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

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Prince of Crows

15 ratings

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The Thramas Crusade draws to its inevitable conclusion, with the forces of the Dark Angels and the Night Lords locked in a struggle which neither side can abandon. The Night Haunter lies comatose after being mauled by his primarch brother Lion El'Jonson, and in his absence it falls to Sevatar and the remaining members of the Kyroptera to command the Legion. But the self-styled 'Prince of Crows' has his own plans to save the Night Lords from annihilation - plans he intends to follow, with or without his comrades in tow.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2013 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
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1066: History in an Hour

2 ratings

Summary

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. During the year 1066, England had three different kings and fought three huge battles in defence of the realm, including the bloody Battle of Hastings. The result was the Norman Conquest which defined England during the Middle Ages. 1066 in an Hour will guide you through the politics and personalities of the Norman invasion. It will help you understand why William the Conqueror was victorious and introduce you to the new king and subsequent ancestor to the Plantagenets and Tudors.

©2013 Kaye Jones (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Kaye Jones
Category: History, Europe
Length: 45 mins
Available on Audible
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The Seventh Serpent

2 ratings

Summary

Since the near-destruction of the Iron Hands, Raven Guard and Salamanders on Isstvan V, scattered warbands from these 'shattered Legions' have waged a guerrilla war on Horus' forces across the galaxy. Now, the crew of the Sisypheum are drawn into a covert assault on a hidden Alpha Legion outpost - an assault orchestrated by none other than the infamous warleader Shadrak Meduson himself. But what does Meduson really hope to make from such a bold move against the sons of Alpharius, arguably the undisputed masters of deception?

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Invader: Imperial Agent

Summary

The fourth novella in the gripping Invader series, set in Roman Britain, AD 44, from Sunday Times best-selling authors Simon Scarrow and T. J. Andrews.  In the winter of AD 44, Rome's plan to install a friendly king in the most hostile area of Britannia is facing a new threat. There are rumours of a traitor close to the new king, and a new enemy is gathering strength beyond the marshes. As the king continues with his plans to Romanise his subjects, Horatius Figulus, a junior officer in the Second Legion, is charged with training up the new royal bodyguard. But when a trap is sprung on the Roman army, a secretive Druid sect seizes power and takes the king hostage.  Now Figulus must infiltrate the enemy ranks, release the king and track down the elusive leader of the Druids - before the whole of Britannia descends into bloody chaos....

©2014 Simon Scarrow (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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George Washington: History in an Hour

1 rating

Summary

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. George Washington – a figure synonymous with American history. His image is known worldwide, marked on American currency, postage stamps – even a state is named after him. George Washington in an Hour explores the man beneath the symbol. This is the essential chronicle of Washington’s life – his rise from middle class Virginian upbringing to America’s first President, elected unanimously twice. Explore Washington’s legacy – from securing Independence, to his instrumental role in writing and adopting the American constitution. George Washington in an Hour covers Washington’s redefinition of greatness, relinquishing power not once but twice – at the end of Revolution and his second term in Presidency. Learn why Washington is still considered one of the most influential people in history, and how his impact shaped the world in this engaging overview of his life.

©2013 David B McCoy (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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South Africa: History in an Hour

5 ratings

Summary

With the passing of Nelson Mandela, ‘the father of the nation’, comes the end of an era, and the moment to look back on his remarkable saving, and remaking, of South Africa. After years of oppression and racial inequality, concentrated violence and apartheid, Mandela led the country to unite ‘for the freedom of us all’ as the country’s first black President. South Africa: History in an Hour gives a lively account of the formation of modern South Africa, from the first contact with seventeenth-century European sailors, through the colonial era, the Boer Wars, apartheid and the establishment of a tolerant democracy in the late twentieth century. Here is a clear and fascinating overview of the emergence of the ‘Rainbow Nation’. Know your stuff: read about South African history in just one hour.

©2012 Anthony Holmes (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Africa
Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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Prophets of Waaagh!: The End of Daze

3 ratings

Summary

The Red Sunz Meks are back!  Uggrim, Snikgob, Bozgat, Talker the Madboy and Frikk the grot return. Their space hulk knocked out of the sky following the Great Rift, the boyz have fallen on hard times. Stranded on yet another backwater world, they are locked in an endless series of skirmishes over diminishing supplies with rival Mek Grimgutz.  When Fat Mork is beset by an invasion of snotlings and attacked by ork Wildboyz and Talker the Madboy goes a bit nuts, the boyz reckon a Waaagh is coming. Uggrim and his mekboys set out to join it.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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World War One: History in an Hour

4 ratings

Summary

History for busy people. Listen to a concise history of World War One in just one hour. World War One brought with it the world’s first experience of Total War, involving all of the world’s great powers, polarized between the Triple Entente, led by Britain, France and Russia, and the Central Powers, dominated by Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary. Around nine million men lost their lives in a conflict that introduced the horrors of trench warfare, machine guns, and toxic gas attacks. World War One: History In an Hour gives you a clear overview of the road to war, the major turning points and battles, and the key leaders involved, as well as the lasting impact the Great War had on almost every country in the world. World War One: History In an Hour is essential listening for all history lovers.

©2012 Rupert Colley (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Military
Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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Guests of the Third Reich

Summary

More than 170,000 British prisoners of war (POWs) were taken by German and Italian forces during the Second World War. Conditions were tough. Rations were meagre.  The days dragged, and there was a constant battle against boredom. The men, but not officers, had to work, often at heavy labour.   Guests of the Third Reich will provide an overview of what daily life was like for prisoners, from staging theatre productions to keep morale up to working allotments and planning audacious escape attempts.    Utilising IWM's collections of letters, diaries, memoirs and sound interviews, this gripping, poignant narrative conveys the story of those in captivity in Germany during the Second World War in a personal and engaging way.   

©2019 The Imperial War Museum (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
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The Lives of Lucian Freud

Summary

The first biography of the epic life of one of the most important, enigmatic and private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters and papers, it is a major work written by a well-known British art critic. Lucian Freud (1922-2011) is one of the most influential figurative painters of the 20th century. His paintings are in every major museum and many private collections here and abroad. William Feaver's daily calls from 1973 until Freud died in 2011, as well as interviews with family and friends, were crucial sources for this book. Freud had ferocious energy, worked day and night, but his circle was broad, including not just other well-known artists but writers, bluebloods, royals in England and Europe, drag queens, fashion models, gamblers, bookies and gangsters like the Kray twins. Fierce, rebellious, charismatic, extremely guarded about his life, he was witty, mischievous and a womanizer.     This brilliantly researched book begins with the Freuds' life in Berlin, the rise of Hitler and the family's escape to London in 1933 when Lucian was 10. Sigmund Freud was his grandfather, and his father Ernst was an architect. In London in his twenties, his first solo show was in 1944 at the Lefevre Gallery. Around this time, Stephen Spender introduced him to Virginia Woolf; at night he was taking Pauline Tennant to the Gargoyle Club, owned by her father and frequented by Dylan Thomas; he was also meeting Sonia Orwell, Cecil Beaton, Auden, Patrick Leigh-Fermor and the Aly Khan, and his muse was a married femme fatale, 13 years older, Lorna Wishart. But it was Francis Bacon who would become his most important influence, and the painters Frank Auerbach and David Hockney, close friends.     This is an extremely intimate, lively and rich portrait of the artist, full of gossip and stories recounted by Freud to Feaver about people, encounters, and work. Freud's art was his life - "my work is purely autobiographical" - and he usually painted only family, friends, lovers, children, though there were exceptions like the famous small portrait of the Queen. With his later portraits, the subjects were often nude, names were never given, and sittings could take up to 16 months with each session lasting five hours, with the subjects rarely bored, as Freud was a great raconteur and mimic. This book is a major achievement, a tour de force that reveals the details of the life and innermost thoughts of the greatest portrait painter of our time. Cover photo: Estate of Bruce Bernard, courtesy of Virginia Verran. 

©2020 William Feaver (P)2020 Random House Audio

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 19 hrs and 56 mins
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Invader: Blood Enemy

Summary

The second novella in the Invader series, set in Roman Britain, AD 44, from Sunday Times best-selling authors Simon Scarrow and T. J. Andrews. Britannia is a nightmare campaign setting for the brave soldiers of the Second Legion. Horatius Figulus, a junior officer, has been rewarded for bravery and skill against the island's rebel forces with a mission that could bring him prestige and position. He and his most trusted comrades are to help install a new king in a hostile area. Succeed, and they'll establish an imperative Roman stronghold. Fail, and the whole invasion will be jeopardised.  Under constant attack from raiders, plagued by ruthless Druids and up against hostile natives, Figulus and his men will need all their courage and ingenuity to succeed.

©2014 Simon Scarrow (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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True Name

1 rating

Summary

Departing from the Sanctus Reach after their ill-fated battle with the daemon Ku'gath Plaguefather, the Grey Knights encounter their nemesis again as they enter the warp. As the battle becomes one between Gared and Ku'gath himself, it falls to the Librarian to save his brothers...and his soul.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

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Mercenaries

Summary

Six brothers, trained since birth to become great warriors, prepare to experience their first taste of battle.... The Norman/French border, 1033. The sons of Tancred de Hauteville are following in their father’s footsteps. As knights, they have but one true purpose: to fight. But denied service with their Duke, they are forced to take employment as mercenaries: their unequalled battle skills are for hire to the highest bidder. Victory and defeat, betrayal and revenge combine as the desperation to rule the wealthy Norman lands becomes an intense battle, testing even the strongest of ties.

©2008 David Donachie (P)2010 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Jack Ludlow
Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
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Invader: Sacrifice

1 rating

Summary

The gripping final novella in the Invader series, set in Roman Britain, AD 45, from Sunday Times best-selling authors Simon Scarrow and T. J. Andrews.  Britannia, AD 45. Rome's plan to establish a new friendly king over a hostile native tribe is in grave danger. A sinister new Druid sect, led by a charismatic priest, is threatening to destabilise the province and has taken several Roman soldiers prisoner. Now Optio Horatius Figulus faces his most dangerous mission yet. He must venture deep behind enemy lines in search of his captured comrades and the Druids' secret fortress. Can Figulus stop the Dark Moon Druids from inflicting a devastating defeat against the Second Legion? Can he rescue his comrades before they are put to death in a terrifying spectacle?

©2014 Simon Scarrow (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
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Prince of Legend

Summary

They were men born to fight. If God willed that Antioch was the place where they gave up life, so be it. Thanks to the stratagems of Bohemund de Hauteville, leader of the Apulian Normans, the Crusade has taken the city of Antioch, and just in time. Once the besiegers, Bohemund and his men are about to become the besieged - a huge Turkish-led army, commanded by the fearsome General Kerbogha, is fast approaching. Provisions are needed to support not only the army, but also thousands of camp followers and pilgrims. But the surrounding countryside is near barren and the storerooms of Antioch much depleted. It soon becomes obvious that the Crusaders cannot hold out for long without falling prey to starvation. And for Bohemund and his nephew Tancred there is another difficulty: The dissent between the Crusade leaders has broken out into the open, with the wealthy Provencal magnate Raymond of Toulouse stirring up conflict. If the Christian host is fighting on two fronts, so is Bohemund himself. With the enemy Turks at his front and his warring peers at his back, can he gain the might city of Antioch once and for all? Only one of the greatest battles of the age will decide.

©2013 Jack Ludlow (P)2013 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Jack Ludlow
Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
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The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour

2 ratings

Summary

History for busy people. Listen to a concise history of the Siege of Leningrad in just one hour. In 1917 the world changed forever. One of the most influential and contentious events in recent history, the Russian Revolution unleashed the greatest political experiment ever conducted, one which continues to influence both Eastern and Western politics today. The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour neatly covers all the major facts and events giving you a clear and straightforward overview: from the circumstances behind the rise of Lenin and the Bolsheviks, to the consequences of their struggle for a new socialist utopia. The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour is engagingly written and accessible for all history lovers. Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour….

©2012 Rupert Colley (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, Russia
Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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Where Death Delights

Summary

Forensic pathologist Richard Pryor uses his 'golden handshake' to set up in private practice with scientist Angela Bray. A friendly coroner gives them a start, and when two women both claim that human remains found near a reservoir are their relatives, the dilemma is given to them to investigate. Set in 1950’s post-war Britain, this thrilling new series is set during the emergence of forensic science.

©2010 Bernard Knight (P)2010 WF Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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By Any Means Necessary

Summary

Tommy Myers had been an up-and-coming boxer with his future before him. He will discover that it's impossible to make someone suffer without paying a price. His sister was the victim of an unspeakable crime that set her and her brother on a path they could have never foreseen. She will learn that revenge is an act of passion; vengeance is an act of justice. Jack Hudson believes sadism and cruelty are the path to true power. He will be taught that limits are in proportion to your resolve.

©2016 Stephen Sayers and David McCaffrey (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
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Conquest

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In 20 years the de Hauteville brothers have gone from penniless obscurity to become the most potent warrior family in Christendom. Now, at the head of the tribe stands Robert, who has only one aim: to expand his power by military conquest. Roger, the youngest of the brothers, is a giant in build and a great fighter. In company - and sometimes in conflict - with Robert, he will seek to raise the family to the pinnacle of influence. Their chosen enemies are the mighty Saracen Emirs of Sicily, and conquest comes before all, even if the path is not easy.

©2010 David Donachie (P)2011 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Jack Ludlow
Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
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Son of Blood

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No fighting man can go into the battle thinking of death, for to do so is to risk bringing on that very fate. Twelth Century, Italy. The domination of the Normans, the most feared warriors in Christendom, is causing trouble. At their head is the feared Robert de Hauteville, the 'Guiscard', who has colonised much of Italy and now commands the triple Dukedom of the extended Norman family, but Robert has made many enemies, including the ever-powerful papacy in Rome. The newly elected Pope Gregory excercises his vendetta against the Normans by encouraging them to sail to Byzantium and fight the Turks. But first he must deal with the Guiscard. As Robert successfully suppresses a Lombard revolt, punishing the traitors with unrestrained brutality, his first-born, Bohemund, now 17 and blessed with the strength, height, and military prowess of his father, has come to fight in his army. Already recognised as a formidable warrior, Bohemund seeks to assert his natural right as the heir of Robert's dukedom - but this is not without difficultly and conflict as Robert's second son, Borsa, is now legally entitled to inherit. A battle between the sons is inevitable, and loyalties and blood ties will count for nothing.

©2012 Jack Ludlow (P)2012 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Jack Ludlow
Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
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Selections from The Decameron

Summary

Here are 16 tales from one of the great works of the Middle Ages. Ten young people have fled for a while the terrible effects of the Black Death in Florence and, in an idyllic setting, tell a series of brilliant stories, by turns humorous, bawdy, tragic, and provocative. This celebration of physical and sexual vitality is Boccaccio’s answer to the sublime other-worldliness of Dante’s Divine Comedy. A complete list of narrators includes Giovanni Boccaccio, Teresa Gallagher, James Goode, Polly Hayes, Jonathan Keeble, Siri O'Neal, Alison Pettit, Daniel Philpott, Nickie Rainsford and Stephen Thorne. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

Public Domain (P)2006 Naxos AudioBooks

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The Horseman

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1911. In a forgotten valley on the Devon-Somerset border, the seasons unfold, marked only by the rituals of the farming calendar. Twelve-year-old Leopold Sercombe skips school to help his father, a carter. Skinny and pale, Leo dreams of a job on the estate's stud farm. He is breaking a colt for his father when a boy dressed in a Homburg, breeches and riding boots appears.  Peering under the stranger's hat, he discovers Miss Charlotte, the Master's daughter. And so begins a friendship between the children, bound by a deep love of horses but divided by rigid social boundaries - boundaries that become increasingly difficult to navigate as they approach adolescence.

©2017 Tim Pears (P)2018 Isis Publishing Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Tim Pears
Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
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JFK: History in an Hour

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. John Fitzgerald Kennedy: America’s youngest president. But, barely 1,000 days into his presidency, was he assassinated. JFK in an Hour provides a compelling and comprehensive overview of this man credited with introducing an aspirational new approach to American politics. Learn about the Kennedy family, the cast that propelled JFK to success despite family tragedy. Discover Kennedy’s talented diplomatic skills when navigating the Space Race, the nuclear missile crisis and his sympathies with the fledging civil rights movement. Learn about the man himself, the charming son, brother, and husband, who maintained a charismatic public image, despite suffering from chronic illness all his life. JFK in an Hour provides key insight into why Kennedy epitomised the hopes of a new decade, and remains such an influential figure to this day.

©2013 Sinead Fitzgibbon (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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Sons of the Forge

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Charged with a solemn duty by the primarch himself, Forgefather T'kell of the Salamanders prepares for what may well be his final journey. Along with a chosen few of the Legion's elite Firedrakes, he must bear the last seven of Vulkan's greatest weapons away to the secret vault known as the Wrought, putting them forever beyond the reach of treacherous enemy and well-intentioned ally alike. But word has already spread of these legendary artefacts, and there are many who would see T‚'kell's endeavour fail for their own gain. The Salamanders must remain true, no matter what horrors they might face....

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Nick Kyme
Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
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A Broken Land

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When a favour to a friend leaves Cal Jardine caught up in the Spanish Civil War, he finds that he must take a bunch of athletes and turn them into fighters. He meets the revolutionary, Juan Laporta, and if they do not make a perfect combination as fighters they form an effective one, both in Barcelona and then as they advance into the interior. But trouble is brewing in the person of communist diehard Manfred Drecker which threatens the fight and Cal himself. From the street battles of Barcelona to the fighting in the countryside, Cal finds action as well as friendship, but following a murderous betrayal he must have suitable revenge.

©2011 David Donachie (P)2011 Soundings

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Author: Jack Ludlow
Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
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Grounds for Appeal

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It’s 1955 and Home Office pathologist Doctor Richard Pryor and forensic biologist Angela Bray have a thriving private forensic consultancy. A mysterious new case shakes up the quiet resort town of Borth when a body is found in the bog with its hands tied and the head missing. Richard and Angela must use all of their expertise to uncover the truth behind this gruesome case.

©2011 Bernard Knight (P)2012 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
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Black History: History in an Hour

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History for busy people. Black History, or African-American History, looks at the story and culture of black Americans from the seventeenth century to the present day.Encompassing everything from immigration to civil war, emancipation, slavery and migration, Black History in an Hour gives you a neat overview of this vast and fascinating subject.This audio download is a superb introduction to the long and varied history of African Americans. Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour…

©2012 Rupert Colley (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Category: History, World
Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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The Waaagh! Faker

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The latest adventure for the Red Sunz mekmob concludes in the final instalment of a three-part audio drama!  A horde of orks are gathering from all over the planet have made their way to a salt lake camp. But they discover the Waaagh! is a false one set up by the Imperium using psychic technology to lure the orks into a trap. Uggrim and his biggest rival, Grimgutz, must work together to fight their way out.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Sins of the Father

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A rich old man, Rupert Moncrieff, is beaten to death in the silence of his West Country waterside mansion, his head hooded and his throat cut. His extended family are still living beneath his roof, each with their own room, their own story, their own ghosts, and their own motives for murder. And in this world of darkness and dysfunction are the artefacts and memories of colonial atrocities that are returning to haunt them all. At the heart of the murder investigation is DS Jimmy Suttle who, along with his estranged journalist wife Lizzie, is fighting his own demons after the abduction and death of their young daughter, Grace. But who killed Rupert Moncrieff? And what secrets is the house holding onto that could unravel this whole investigation? The enquiry takes Suttle to Africa and beyond as he slowly begins to understand the damage that human beings can inflict upon one another. Not simply on the battlefield. Not simply in the torture camps in the Kenyan bush. But much, much closer to home.

©2014 Graham Hurley (P)2014 Isis Publishing Ltd

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
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