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  • Rab the Rhymer: Poems and Songs of Robert Burns - a 250th Birthday Celebration | Robert Burns

    Rab the Rhymer: Poems and Songs of Robert Burns - a 250th Birthday Celebration

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 17 mins)
    • By Robert Burns
    • Narrated By David Rintoul, Vivien Heilbron, Adrian Chandler, and others
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    Acclaimed actors David Rintoul and Vivien Heilbron and eminent musicians Mhairi Lawson and Adrian Chandler present not only Burns' greatest hits, but also a selection of his lesser-known, yet fascinating works. Together these provide a comprehensive overview of his prodigious and versatile genius.

    ozgribbo says: "A good primer to the Ayrshire poet"
  • Robert Burns: A Collection of Poems & Songs | Robert Burns

    Robert Burns: A Collection of Poems & Songs

    • UNABRIDGED (59 mins)
    • By Robert Burns
    • Narrated By Gordon Kennedy
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    Many nations have produced outstanding poets who they would gladly have represent their Culture. But can any Nation say they have an equivalent of Robert Burns...The Ploughman Poet, The Bard Of Scotland? This one poet is indelibly linked and intertwined with the culture and people of Scotland. His life, loves, politics, verse and songs speak as them and for them. Politically he was an inspiration to both liberalism and socialism as well as a Scottish parliament.

  • The Great Poets: Robert Burns | Robert Burns

    The Great Poets: Robert Burns

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 19 mins)
    • By Robert Burns
    • Narrated By Forbes Masson
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    The 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759 - 1796), one of the most popular of poets, was celebrated in 2009. A pioneer of the Romantic movement, works such as "A Red, Red Rose", "A Man’s a Man for a’ That", and the ubiquitous "Auld Lang Syne", have made him an international figure. Naxos AudioBooks’ popular Great Poets series marked the anniversary with this audio, bringing together all the key works.

    ESK says: "'Bard of passion'"
  • Material Witness | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Material Witness

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    When he goes undercover to bust mobsters who have infiltrated the sports world, Butch Karp glides effortlessly from the criminal courts he dominates as a prosecutor to the basketball court. Police have found the body of a pro basketball star in a car on the edge of the city, the glove compartment stuffed with cocaine. The investigation leads to a sophisticated ring of sports fixing and drug trafficking, and Karp's own background as a college basketball standout helps him close in on the crooks.

  • Reversible Error: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi Series, Book 4 | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Reversible Error: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi Series, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    Assistant District Attorney Butch Karp is finally recognized for his heroic service to New York City when a group of politicians back him for the top job as Manhattan's district attorney. But a series of cases involving vigilante murders begins to reveal the true motives of those civil servants standing by his side. It's Karp versus the dirty city in one of Tanenbaum's most revealing and caustic legal thrillers - a stunning indictment of civil corruption and overreach.

  • Justice Denied: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 6 | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Justice Denied: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    A Turkish diplomat in New York City is gunned down in broad daylight, and all signs point to an ancient blood feud. The suspected gunman is Armenian. His alleged motive is to avenge the slaughter of Armenians by Turks generations before. But prosecutor Butch Karp has never accepted the easy answer, and he soon realizes the facts of this murder are more complicated than they seem. To close the case, Karp and his investigator wife, Marlene, must infiltrate a cross-section of New York society, while fending off crooks and madmen from every corner of the Big Apple and the world beyond.

    Hill says: "I must be easy to please"
  • Powder Burn | Carl Hiaasen,Bill Montalbano

    Powder Burn

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano
    • Narrated By Robert Ramirez
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    Samantha says: "I Love Carl Hiaasen, but man this was the hard"
  • The Religion of Robert Burns: Foundations of Freemasonry Series | Gilbert P. Brown

    The Religion of Robert Burns: Foundations of Freemasonry Series

    • UNABRIDGED (13 mins)
    • By Gilbert P. Brown
    • Narrated By Mark Allyn
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    Brother Brown gives us a short overview of the life of Freemasonry's most famous and beloved poet. He outlines the poet's masonic history and his love for the fraternity. Brown offers several examples of verse to help showcase how the divine had an overall influence on Robert's life and poetical career.

  • Falsely Accused: The Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi Series, Book 8 | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Falsely Accused: The Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi Series, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    In the eighth story of the popular Butch Karp legal thriller series, Karp and his crime-fighting wife, Marlene, struggle to protect the abused and wrongly accused from powerful enemies. This time, famed prosecutor Butch Karp is on the side of an unjustly accused plaintiff, the chief medical examiner of New York City, who was fired and accused of gross incompetence. Karp may be in private practice now, but he still knows the ins and outs of the New York City brass, and his investigation into the wrongful termination soon reveals rot that goes all the way to city hall.

  • Immoral Certainty: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 3 | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Immoral Certainty: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    Butch Karp's career prosecuting New York's worst criminals takes a chilling turn when a series of ghastly child murders opens a window into the city’s hellish underworld. Karp and love-interest Marlene Ciampi pursue a psychopath known to his young victims as the Bogeyman, but what they find is more threatening than a lone predator. To stop the evil they unearth will take more than just courage in the courtroom; the two will need to follow a sinister trail into New York City's darkest corners, where the law is powerless to protect them.

    Ted says: "Ordinary"
  • Depraved Indifference: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 2 | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Depraved Indifference: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    Butch Karp has never shied away from a difficult case, and when Croatian terrorists hijack a plane and kill an NYPD bomb squad cop in a bomb blast, he’s eager to prosecute the high-profile killers. But Karp’s aggression puts him at risk when his investigations uncover messy government secrets. Certain elements of the FBI and CIA don’t want the trial to go forward, and are willing to go to extremes to sabotage Karp's case.

    Ted says: "ROFL!"
  • Timbiat: The Awakening | Robert Burns

    Timbiat: The Awakening

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Robert Burns
    • Narrated By Scott Thomas
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    When 15-year-old orphan Josiah Levenworth is claimed by his long-lost aunt, he is shoved into a world beyond the one he has always known. After being attacked by a mysterious beast, he finds that his destiny has taken him to places he could have never imagined before his new life. His new talents bring him to the forefront of a fight started by the parents he never knew and force him to decide which side to pledge his loyalty to.

  • Spoken Ink Poetry: The Songs and Poems of Robert Burns | Robert Burns

    Spoken Ink Poetry: The Songs and Poems of Robert Burns

    • UNABRIDGED (50 mins)
    • By Robert Burns
    • Narrated By Alex Norton
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    A collection of some of Burns' most famous and treasured poems, brilliantly read by Scotland’s Alex Norton, famous for his role as Taggart. For all those who’ve ever had trouble reading the great poet on the page, for those who love Scotland and for all the rest who like whisky, raise a mouthful of haggis to the Rabbie Burns. Featuring ‘Adress to a Haggis’, 'Tam o'Shanter', 'My Love Is Like a Red, Red, Rose', 'Holy Willie's Prayer', and 'To a Mouse'.

    K. Reshkin says: "Good for listening; poor navigation"
  • No Lesser Plea: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 1 | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    No Lesser Plea: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Roger "Butch" Karp has been around New York long enough to realize that the judicial system can be dirty and cynical. But he still believes in justice. So when a vicious sociopath tries to dodge a brutal murder charge by convincing the court he is incompetent to stand trial, Karp teams up with firecracker Assistant DA Marlene Ciampi to unleash the full force of their relentless energy, hardboiled wit, and passion for the truth to put the killer away for good. They will accept no lesser plea.

    Hill says: "Lesser Plea"
  • Corruption of Blood | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Corruption of Blood

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    After many years working on some of the toughest felony cases in New York, prosecutor Butch Karp takes on one of the most notorious homicide cases in modern history when the US Congress invites him to become legal counsel to the Congressional committee charged to reinvestigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Teaming up with his crime-fighting wife, Marlene, and two loyal assistants, Karp knows the only way to determine what occurred is to let the facts and the evidence lead inexorably to a just result.

    Hill says: "JFK really?"
  • Reckless Endangerment: The Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Reckless Endangerment: The Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    In the tenth audiobook of the popular Butch Karp legal thriller series, Karp and family fight to stop terrorists and demagogues from splitting the city in two. A Jewish couple is assaulted and left for dead behind the counter of their deli, and anti-Israel graffiti is scrawled in Arabic above their bodies. Evidence points to a few clueless teens, but this seemingly open-and-shut case soon threatens to become a dangerous and divisive media circus.

  • Irresistible Impulse: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 9 | Robert K. Tanenbaum

    Irresistible Impulse: Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi, Book 9

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Robert K. Tanenbaum
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    Back as head of the district attorney's homicide bureau, Butch Karp comes up against one of his most bizarre cases yet. A series of racially motivated murders in Harlem prove to be the work of a wealthys uburbanite out to relive a twisted episode from his childhood. The killer's showboating defense attorney will stop at nothing to derail Karp's prosecution - even if it means igniting a race war.

    Hill says: "So far the best"
  • The Circular Staircase | Mary Roberts Rinehart

    The Circular Staircase

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Mary Roberts Rinehart
    • Narrated By Rebecca Burns
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    This is perhaps Mary Roberts Rinehart's most famous story. Wealthy spinster Rachel Innes is persuaded by her niece and nephew, Gertrude and Halsey, to take a house in the country for the summer. Rachel is unaware that the house holds a secret, and soon unexplained happenings and murder follow.

    tracy says: "really bad narrator"
  • The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns | Robert Burns

    The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr)
    • By Robert Burns
    • Narrated By John Cairney
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    The poetry of Burns (1759-96) is characterised by its disarming honesty and humanity, and by the poet's remarkable lyric gift. Angry or compassionate, sentimental or satirical, romantic or bawdy, Burns's poetry transcends the Scottish dialect in which it is written to speak to all of us.

  • The Poetry of Robert Burns | Robert Burns

    The Poetry of Robert Burns

    • ABRIDGED (26 mins)
    • By Robert Burns
    • Narrated By Frederick Worlock
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    Burn's finest work including "Auld Lang Syne" and "Mary Morrison".

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