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  • Jamaica Inn | Daphne du Maurier

    Jamaica Inn

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Daphne du Maurier
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (75)
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    (71)
    Story
    (71)

    On a bitter November evening, young Mary Yellan journeys across the rainswept moors to Jamaica Inn in honor of her mother's dying request. When she arrives, the warning of the coachman begins to echo in her memory, for her aunt Patience cowers before hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn. Terrified of the inn's brooding power, Mary gradually finds herself ensnared in the dark schemes being enacted behind its crumbling walls - and tempted to love a man she dares not trust.

  • The Mayor of Casterbridge | Thomas Hardy

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (117)
    Performance
    (102)
    Story
    (100)

    The novel is about the rise and fall of Michael Henchard. While out-of-work he gets drunk at a fair and impulsively sells his wife and baby for five guineas to a sailor. Eighteen years later he is reunited with his wife and daughter, who discover that he has gained wealth and respect and is now the most prominent man in Casterbridge. Though he attempts to make amends he is no less impulsive and once again loses everything due to bad luck and his violent, selfish and vengeful nature.

  • The New Testament: The Gospel of John | AudioGo Ltd

    The New Testament: The Gospel of John

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 44 mins)
    • By AudioGo Ltd
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (13)
    Performance
    (11)
    Story
    (10)

    The Gospel of John: Tony Britton reads St John's account of the life and teachings of Jesus. Specially composed music is included. The readings were part of BBC Radio 4's series of 341 daily episodes of the Bible, broadcast in 1991 and 1992. Abridged by Penny Leicester

  • Longshot | Dick Francis

    Longshot

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (183)
    Performance
    (86)
    Story
    (87)

    John Kendall knows how to survive. He's written six handbooks on the subject. Now he wants to become a novelist, preferably without starving to death. But when cold and hunger set in, Kendall impulsively accepts an unlikely job. He is to research and write a biography of Tremayne Vickers, a famous racehorse trainer. Staying at Vickers' home in rural Berkshire, Kendall soon learns to like his host and friends, learns to ride racehorses, learns about murderers ...

  • Rumpole Rests His Case | John Mortimer

    Rumpole Rests His Case

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By John Mortimer
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (16)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (10)

    There's a new wind blowing in this dazzling collection of new Rumpole stories: for the first time Rumpole finds himself appearing for an asylum-seeker at the Appeals Tribunal and, worst of all, his chambers have become a smoke-free zone.

  • Under Orders | Dick Francis

    Under Orders

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (44)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (20)

    It's the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup Day that really troubles Sid Halley. He knows the perils of racing all too well, but in his day, jockeys didn't reach the finishing line with three .38 rounds in the chest.

  • Dead Heat | Dick Francis

    Dead Heat

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Felix Francis, Tony Britton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (30)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (21)

    The night before the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket sees the great and the good of the horse-racing community gathered for a black-tie gala dinner, cooked by Max Moreton. However, Max's food is soon suspected of putting 24 guests in hospital with food poisoning.

  • The Danger | Dick Francis

    The Danger

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (17)
    Story
    (15)

    A beautiful Italian girl driving home in an open top sports car, a little boy playing on a South Coast beach and the senior steward of the Jockey Club on his way to a press reception in Baltimore. One after the other they suffer the same nightmare ordeal - kidnapping. But there is one thing connecting these particular cases. For the Italian girl is a jockey, and the little boy an only son of a racehorse owner.

  • Smokescreen | Dick Francis

    Smokescreen

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
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    (123)
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    (56)
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    (57)

    When a sick friend asks Edward Lincoln to investigate the comprehensive failure of a string of racehorses, he agrees to help out. But it is impossible for him to go about the task quietly and unnoticed because he is now a world-class star of action films, in which he always plays the hero. And the apparently easy survey of the string of racehorses blows him through a smokescreen into circumstances, where, to survive, he has to make himself become the man everyone else already thinks he is.

  • An Old Man's Love | Anthony Trollope

    An Old Man's Love

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (90)
    Performance
    (54)
    Story
    (56)

    William Whittlestaff, an aging bachelor, becomes a guardian to the much younger Mary Lawrie. Having lost the woman he loved to a richer rival many years ago, he now finds himself falling in love with Mary despite knowing that her love belongs to another man, John Gordon. John left three years previously in search of his fortune in order to make himself worthy of Mary. Not knowing if she will ever see him again, Mary accepts Whittlestaff's proposal only for her true love to return.

  • Odds Against | Dick Francis

    Odds Against

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
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    (242)
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    (126)
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    (128)

    Amazing what bodily injury could do for a man. A fall from a racehorse had left brilliant jockey Sid Halley dangerously depressed, with a wrecked hand and the need for a new career. And now a bullet wound was helping him find one. He'd been with a detective agency since his racing accident, but it wasn't until some two-bit hoodlum drilled a slug into his side that he was sent out on a case of his own. That was where he met Zanna Martin, a woman who just might make life worth living again.

  • Collection: Popular Poetry / Popular Verse, Vol. 2 | William Blake,John Donne,Alfred Tennyson,Edward Lear,John Keats

    Collection: Popular Poetry / Popular Verse, Vol. 2

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By William Blake, John Donne, Alfred Tennyson, and others
    • Narrated By Jasper Britton, Emma Fielding, Tony Britton
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    (20)
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    (13)
    Story
    (15)

    Nearly 100 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its kind available. It covers a remarkable range, from the striking vision of Blake and Shelley and the insights of Keats to lighter but equally memorable verse by Tennyson, Donne, and Edward Lear.

  • Straight | Dick Francis

    Straight

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (37)
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    (30)
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    (31)

    Derek Franklin is an injured jockey. The last fence at Cheltenham has left him on crutches. But his brother’s death means even bigger trouble. He inherits a jewellery business, a mistress – and some very shady business associates. Franklin likes to play things straight. But with £1.5 million in diamonds gone missing, he finds honesty can be a deadly virtue.

  • Wild Horses | Dick Francis

    Wild Horses

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (33)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (22)

    Valentine, a blind, confused old man on his deathbed, seeking his peace with God, makes his last confession to a visiting friend, Thomas Lyon, mistaking him for a priest. This puts Thomas in a moral dilemma. Wild horses wouldn't drag from a priest the secrets of the confessional. Engaged in directing a film set in the world of racing, Thomas finds that the solution to this quandary could mean the difference between life and death.

  • Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite | Anthony Trollope

    Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (44)
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    (30)
    Story
    (30)

    On the death of his son, Sir Harry Hotspur had determined to give his property to his daughter Emily. She is beautiful and as strong-willed and high-principled as her father. Then she falls in love with the black-sheep of the family.

  • Whip Hand | Dick Francis

    Whip Hand

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
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    (197)
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    (77)
    Story
    (81)

    Sid Halley had one good hand and another made of metal. Five hundred pounds of horse had landed on him, directly ending his career as a brilliant jockey - and indirectly ending his marriage to the woman he loved. He had become a private investigator, quite a good one, though his new life could never erase the haunting memories of his past glories.

  • Robinson Crusoe | Daniel Defoe

    Robinson Crusoe

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Daniel Defoe
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (1)
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    (1)
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    (1)

    Robinson Crusoe is a sailor who becomes stranded on a desert island for over 20 years when a storm destroys the ship he is travelling on. The ultimate tale of isolation and survival against the odds, Crusoe has a series of adventures which are both exciting and saddening, as a listener silently joins a man who is desperate for company, yet always adapting better to island life.

  • Proof | Dick Francis

    Proof

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (159)
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    (78)
    Story
    (77)

    At an annual party to celebrate the success of the racing season, everything seemed to be running well to form, including the need for more champagne. Then a runaway horsebox ploughed into the marquee. A witness to the terrible death and destruction, wine merchant Tony Beach knows it is just one of those tragic accidents. But when his expert advice is called into play over sub-standard alcohol in a local night club, connections start to click, and another person dies, horribly.

  • Blood Sport | Dick Francis

    Blood Sport

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
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    (9)
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    (8)
    Story
    (9)

    Gene Hawkins, investigator by trade, was expert at arranging events so that they appeared accidental to all involved. Therefore, when he himself witnessed an ‘accident’ his curiosity flared up bright, and he insisted on looking into what he regarded as a work of art. A quarter of a million pounds worth of Derby-winning stallion had vanished into the Blue Grass of Kentucky... and a young man and a girl spent a dangerous afternoon in a punt on the River Thames.

  • Hot Money | Dick Francis

    Hot Money

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Dick Francis
    • Narrated By Tony Britton
    Overall
    (426)
    Performance
    (157)
    Story
    (160)

    Malcolm Pembroke never expected to make a million pounds without making enemies. Nor did he expect his latest wife to be brutally murdered. All the clues suggest the killer comes from close to home, but after five marriages and nine children, that still leaves the field wide open. When he find his own life in danger, Pembroke entrusts his safety to his estranged son, Ian, an amateur jockey; and through him discovers a compulsive new outlet for his financial expertise.

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