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  • The Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales | Forrest Carter

    The Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Forrest Carter
    • Narrated By Chet Williamson
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    Josey Wales and his Cherokee friend, Lone Watie, set out for the West through the dangerous Camanchero territory. Hiding by day, traveling by night, they are joined by an Indian woman named Little Moonlight, and rescue an old woman and her granddaughter from their besieged wagon. The five of them travel toward Texas and win through brash and honest violence, a chance for a new way of life.

    Jerry says: "Great Sequel"
  • Gone to Texas - A Josey Wales Western | Forrest Carter

    Gone to Texas - A Josey Wales Western

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Forrest Carter
    • Narrated By Chet Williamson
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    Josey Wales was the most wanted man in Texas. His wife and child had been lost to pre-civil War destruction and, like Jesse James and other young farmers, he joined the guerrilla soldiers of Missouri-men with no cause but survival and no purpose but revenge.

    Jeff A. Shultz says: "Average."
  • A Child's Christmas in Wales | Dylan Thomas

    A Child's Christmas in Wales

    • Abridged/Unabridged (48 mins)
    • By Dylan Thomas
    • Narrated By Dylan Thomas
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    Thomas's recording of this holiday classic is considered the first official audiobook. You'll hear the author's recollection of a holiday in the seaside town of his youth as well as some of his most celebrated poems, including "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night."

    Ruth Green says: "An index of contents"
  • Prince of Pleasure: The Prince of Wales and the Making of the Regency | Saul David

    Prince of Pleasure: The Prince of Wales and the Making of the Regency

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Saul David
    • Narrated By Sam Devereaux
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    Described by the Duke of Wellington as "the most extraordinary compound of talent, wit, buffoonery, obstinacy and good feeling that I ever saw in one character in my life", George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales, later George IV, was a highly controversial figure. He courted both Whigs and Tories in his attempts to establish the Regency during the "madness" of his father, George III.

    TemperPolk says: "George IV in all his "glory"!"
  • Hard Going | Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

    Hard Going

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
    • Narrated By Terry Wale
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    The late Mr Lionel Bygood, who looks, to all intents and purposes, like an old-fashioned sort of gentleman, has been bashed in the head with a bronze statue, in what Doc Cameron describes as 'our old friend the Frenzied Attack'. It soon emerges that Mr Bygood was a philanthropist, well-known locally for giving help and advice to all who needed it, from all walks of life.

  • Castles in Wales: A Travellers' Guide | Gary McKraken

    Castles in Wales: A Travellers' Guide

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Gary McKraken
    • Narrated By Phillip J Mather
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    Wales is some country. Beautiful, historic and with a tradition all of its own. A big part of that history and tradition are the many magnificent castles which can be found throughout Wales attracting visitors from all over the world. No visit is complete unless the traveler sees some of these castles. I am no exception - I love Wales and have personally visited many of the castles there. So I have put together this book to give you an introduction to 20 of my favorite Welsh castles.

    Susan Keefe says: "Excellent and very informative."
  • Celtic Fairy Tales: Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland | Joseph Jacobs

    Celtic Fairy Tales: Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    The definitive collection of traditional Celtic fairy tales. Joseph Jacobs' 1892 anthology of the most enduring folklore from Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall is a delight for both young and old. Leprechauns, giants, witches, princesses, castles, and sea monsters all abound in this compendium of the best mythology Britain and Ireland have to offer.

    Gary says: "Wonderful stories a great book"
  • Learn Spanish - Parallel Text - Easy Stories (Bilingual, English - Spanish) |  Polyglot Planet Publishing

    Learn Spanish - Parallel Text - Easy Stories (Bilingual, English - Spanish)

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 27 mins)
    • By Polyglot Planet Publishing
    • Narrated By Maria Hernandez, Pedro Sánchez, Andrew Wales, and others
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    Learning Spanish with our parallel text is the most rewarding and effective method to learn a language. Existing vocabulary is refreshed, while new vocabulary is instantly put into practice. Recommended for beginners or intermediate level learners of Spanish and as a refreshers course. It is so easy and enjoyable even absolute beginners with no prior knowledge can start learning.

    Jillian Christine Cathey says: "Without the pdf file this book is worthless"
  • Bertie and the Tin Man | Peter Lovesey

    Bertie and the Tin Man

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated By Terrence Hardiman
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    It is 1886 and the greatest of all jockeys, Fred Archer, has put his gun to his head and shot himself. An inquest is arranged with indecent haste. His mind was unhinged by typhoid, say the jury, despite conflicting evidence. The Prince is suspicious. He admired Archer. He knows the Turf better than anyone on that jury and he has personal experience of typhoid. When he learns that Archer’s last words were, ‘Are they coming?’ he decides on action.

    Laurie says: "Not thrilled with this one"
  • Personal Healing: Recorded Live at St. James Palace in the Presence of HRH the Prince of Wales | Caroline Myss

    Personal Healing: Recorded Live at St. James Palace in the Presence of HRH the Prince of Wales

    • ORIGINAL (54 mins)
    • By Caroline Myss
    • Narrated By Caroline Myss
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    Each of us, at some point in our lives, will experience a crisis in our physical well-being. When that time comes, how will you prepare spiritually and energetically to heal yourself? In Personal Healing, Caroline Myss answers questions crucial to anyone in the midst of such a challenge: How do you gather the spiritual power necessary to recover from an illness? Why do some people respond well to medical treatments and alternative therapies while others do not?

  • British Legends: The Life and Legacy of Diana, Princess of Wales |  Charles River Editors

    British Legends: The Life and Legacy of Diana, Princess of Wales

    • UNABRIDGED (56 mins)
    • By Charles River Editors
    • Narrated By Chris Marsden
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    A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees? In Charles River Editors' British Legends series, listeners can get caught up to speed on the lives of Great Britain’s most important men and women in the time it takes to finish a commute, while learning interesting facts long forgotten or never known.

    Admiralu says: "Short Bio of Princess Diana"
  • A Child's Christmas in Wales (from the Naxos Audiobook 'A Family Christmas') | Dylan Thomas

    A Child's Christmas in Wales (from the Naxos Audiobook 'A Family Christmas')

    • ABRIDGED (12 mins)
    • By Dylan Thomas
    • Narrated By Philip Madoc
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    Dylan Thomas wrote "A Child's Christmas in Wales" in 1955, in which he recreated the atmosphere of Christmas Past as he remembered it. Each one of us will have similar memories of the glitter and the emotions of this time of innocence, plenty, fun, anticipation, and excitement.

    PJPackwood says: "Nope"
  • The Bee's Kiss | Barbara Cleverly

    The Bee's Kiss

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Barbara Cleverly
    • Narrated By Terry Wale
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    It's 1926: Joe Sandilands is back from India enjoying the frantic pleasures of Jazz Age London. But post-war gaiety soon wears off when Scotland Yard ask Joe to conduct a swift enquiry. Dame Beatrice Joliffe, a much-respected member of the British establishment, has been bludgeoned to death in her suite at the Ritz. It seems that death dogged the footsteps of Dame Beatrice, and Joe finds himself investigating the apparent suicides of three young women who had been close to her.

    Michael says: "Another excellent British police procedural set in the 1920s!"
  • Dynasty 5: The Black Pearl | Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

    Dynasty 5: The Black Pearl

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
    • Narrated By Terry Wale
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    1659: Cromwell's protectorate is drawing to a close, and the restoration of the monarchy can only improve the fortunes of the Morland family. The years of civil war and their aftermath have left Morland Place in dire straits, but with the return of the King, Ralph Morland believes he can rebuild the family estates. For his beautiful and ambitious cousin, Annunciata, the Restoration means a journey to London - one that leads to the amours and intriges of Charles's court and to the unlocking of her mysterious past.

  • The Straw Men | Paul Doherty

    The Straw Men

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Paul Doherty
    • Narrated By Terry Wale
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    January, 1381. As guests of the Regent, John of Gaunt, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston are attending a mystery play performed by the Straw Men, Gaunt’s personal acting troupe, at St John’s Chapel in the Tower of London when the evening is rudely interrupted by sudden, violent death. Who would have the audacity to murder two of Gaunt’s VIP guests and the wherewithal to strategically position two severed heads on the stage without being noticed? The regent orders Athelstan to find out.

  • The King in Love: Edward VII's Mistresses | Theo Aronson

    The King in Love: Edward VII's Mistresses

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Theo Aronson
    • Narrated By Shaun Grindell
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    The King in Love is an all-embracing account of the loves of that celebrated royal womanizer, Edward VII - as prince of Wales and as king. It is also a study of the three women with whom the king was most deeply in love - his "official" mistresses, Lillie Langtry, Daisy Warwick, and Alice Keppel.

    Robyn says: "good read, bad listen"
  • Lieutenant Fury | G. S. Beard

    Lieutenant Fury

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 1 min)
    • By G. S. Beard
    • Narrated By Terry Wale
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    1793. HMS Amazon is returning from an arduous duty in the Indian Ocean when she encounters a French frigate in the Atlantic. When Amazon left England nearly two years before the countries were not at war but any hopes that the peace still holds are shattered as the Frenchman unexpectedly opens fire- a bloody sea battle ensues resulting in both triumph and personal tragedy for Acting Lieutenant John Fury.

    Jean says: "battle of Toulon"
  • Tug of War: A Joe Sandilands Murder Mystery | Barbara Cleverly

    Tug of War: A Joe Sandilands Murder Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Barbara Cleverly
    • Narrated By Terry Wale
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    Joe Sandilands has been dispatched to France to stay as the guest of a glamorous French war-widow who is determined that Joe should support her claim that a mysterious shell-shocked soldier is her husband. The problem is that four other claimants have identified him differently. Joe decides to investigate the four claimants and picks his way through a tangle of lies, deceit, and manipulation, uncovering a cleverly concealed murder committed during the war years.

    V. Otis says: "Fun Fictional History"
  • Bertie and the Seven Bodies | Peter Lovesey

    Bertie and the Seven Bodies

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated By Terrence Hardiman
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    In 1890 twelve guests gather at Desborough Hall for a week’s shooting party hosted by the beautiful Lady Amelia Hammond. Months of planning have left nothing to chance, for the main guests are the Prince and Princess of Wales.But events take a sinister turn when the vivacious Queenie Chimes collapses face down in the chef’s lovingly created bombe-glacée. More deaths follow and clues planted on the bodies point shockingly to a final tally of seven, one for each day of the week. Bertie is impelled to investigate.

  • The Poetry of Wales | Dylan Thomas,George Herbert,Ann Griffiths,Wilfred Owen

    The Poetry of Wales

    • UNABRIDGED (54 mins)
    • By Dylan Thomas, George Herbert, Ann Griffiths, and others
    • Narrated By Sian Phillips, Angharad Rees, Richard Mitchley, and others
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    This proud nation with its long history - sometimes rough, hewn from bleak landscapes, and sometimes gently soft from its comforting voices - has produced a long succession of artists and poets.

    In the latter category, Louis MacNeice most probably stands pre-eminent; his words and phrasing are on a plane few can equal and most are in awe of. But in this volume we do put forward others who have their own words and voice to add to this rich tapestry.

    Emily says: "Wonderful collection of poetry"
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