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january huntersville, NC, United States Member Since 2012
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  • "The last one?!?!?!"

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    I listen to this podcast every week. I've found some amazing books, and listened to some great authors. It was a shock when Kim Alexander announced at the end of this episode that this is the last one. What? Where will I hear all these awesome interviews? And get the top ten count down? Amazon, is this your fault?

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    This Is Audible, July 9, 2013

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    A real treat for listeners today, as I sit down with Karen Kondazian, author of the award winning book The Whip, a novel of the old west - plus a chat with actress Robin Weigart, who brings the audiobook to life. Maggie talks with Josh Hanagarne, who dubs himself - and his book - The World’s Strongest Librarian.

    Christopher says: "I demand my This Is Audible!"
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    "Important Points for Aspiring Business People"

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    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    This book would be good to listen to in one siting because the points make sense in context together. It's less than an hour which is comfortable. I enjoyed stopping it from time to time and pondering the message. It can be listened to in sections with stopping points as the topic headings. Although if it can be listened to in one sitting that would be better.


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  • "Radio drama"

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    I love these audiobooks that are like the old-time radio shows with different readers for each role. It's much more absorbing than a single reader. The Charles Paris character seems a little dated, but the story moved along quickly and the dialog was witty. I wish there was a greater variety of BBC Radio Crimes.

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    BBC Radio Crimes: A Charles Paris Mystery: The Dead Side of the Mic

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    Actor and reluctant sleuth Charles Paris is facing chaos on the domestic front. He’s lodging with his ex-wife Frances, and now their pregnant daughter has moved in as well. It’s all a bit much.... So he is over the moon when he lands a job on the BBC Radio Rep - but the ink is barely dry on his contract when a murder takes place in Broadcasting House. A young female studio manager is found dead in an editing suite, and Charles steps in to investigate....

    AD says: "Bill Nighy on tip, top form"

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