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    • The Chopin Manuscript

    • A Serial Thriller
    • By: Lee Child, David Corbett, Joseph Finder, and others
    • Narrated by: Alfred Molina
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3,328
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,607
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,623

    15 thriller masters. 1 masterful thriller! Former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederic Chopin. But he is unaware that, within it's handwritten notes, lies a secret that now threatens the lives of thousands of Americans. As he races from Poland to the U.S. to uncover the mystery of the manuscript, Middleton will be accused of murder, pursued by federal agents, and targeted by assassins.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story... Sometimes hard to follow.

    • By Laura E on 03-12-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Man on the Mountaintop

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Susan Trott, Libby Spurrier - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Clare Corbett, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The Man on the Mountaintop tells the story of Holy Man Joe, an ageing and unassuming man who lives in a hermitage on top of a mountain. During the summer months, thousands of hopefuls line the path leading to his door, seeking his wisdom. From bombastic, wealthy nobles intent on cheating their way to the top to drunkards who gradually build the physical and mental strength they need to quit their addiction, The Man on the Mountaintop is a rousing tale full of humour, wit and life lessons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen!

    • By LisaMarie on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Mercy of the Night

    • By: David Corbett
    • Narrated by: David de Vries
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Phelan Tierney helps people who hope to start their lives over. When a young woman he's taken under his wing disappears, the former lawyer devotes himself to finding her - despite her puzzlingly unhelpful family and his own ghosts.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By Dellyn on 11-09-15

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Copper Bracelet

    • By: Lee Child, David Corbett, Jeffery Deaver, and others
    • Narrated by: Alfred Molina
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,207
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 529
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 530

    Two years after the events of the Audiobook of the Year - The Chopin Manuscript - former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton and his Volunteers once again must crack a secretive conspiracy that not only threatens their lives, but the stability of the world. Their race against time will take them from London to the U.S. to Russia and beyond. And at the heart of it all is one question: What is the secret of the Copper Bracelet?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Read!!!

    • By Reg on 11-19-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Dracula

    • By: Bram Stoker
    • Narrated by: David Horovitch, Jamie Parker, Joseph Kloska, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    For a century Bram Stoker's Dracula has reigned supreme as the undisputed masterpiece of horror writing. We have all grown up under the shadow of the elegant Count, at once an attractive, brutal, and erotic creature of the night.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great reading

    • By Tad Davis on 08-07-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Shamela

    • An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews
    • By: Henry Fielding
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Tom Burke, Neville Jason, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Shamela is a bawdy, spirited, and hilarious response to Samuel Richardson's hugely popular 1740 novel, Pamela. In this pointed satire, Shamela (which transpires to be the real name of Richardson's Pamela) reveals the ulterior motives behind the events that took place in Pamela. Shamela is unlike the virtuous young lady portrayed in Richardson's novel and she takes command of her master, Squire Booby. Our heroine has planned it all out from the start and she is determined to entrap her master into marriage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fun listen after Pamela

    • By Johanna on 12-23-15

    Regular price: $12.59

    • 'Venus and Adonis' and 'The Rape of Lucrece'

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: David Burke, Eve Best, Clare Corbett, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    These two great poems date from Shakespeare’s early years and are full of passion and invention. In Venus and Adonis, the goddess of love pleads with the beautiful boy to submit to her advances and become her love - but he only wants to hunt boar. In the more serious Rape of Lucrece, Shakespeare draws on the Roman tale of the Emperor Tarquin’s desire for Lucrece and its tragic consequencies. These poems give prominent parts to the two heroines, and Clare Corbett and Eve Best shine.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • All the iambs in the world

    • By Darwin8u on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Great Scientists and Their Discoveries

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames, Clare Corbett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording and others have made the modern world what it is. But who were the men who had these ideas and made reality of them? As David Angus shows, they were very different - quiet, boisterous, confident, withdrawn - but all had a moment of vision allied to single-minded determination to battle through numerous prototypes and produced something that really worked. This is a fascinating account for younger listeners.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Stories from Shakespeare - The Plantagenets

    • By: David Timson
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames, Clare Corbett, Hugh Ross, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Naxos AudioBooks presents the history of the Plantaganets as seen through the eyes of Shakespeare. These easy-to-understand introductions feature key speeches and scenes from the plays themselves, and are very accessible for children approaching Shakespeare for the first time, as well as being an invaluable aid to the history of the Plantaganets, from Richard II to Richard III. This set covers Richard II, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Henry V, Henry VI parts 1, 2, and 3, and Richard III.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done

    • By Zaubermond on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Devil’s Redhead

    • By: David Corbett
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Freelance photographer and wildcat smuggler Dan Abatangelo blows into Vegas to hit the tables and taste the night life. In his path waits Shel Beaudry, a knockout redhead with a smile that says, "Gentlemen, start your engines." The attraction is instant - and soon the two are living the gypsy life on the West Coast, where Dan captains a distribution ring for premium Thai marijuana, His credo: "No guns, no gangsters, it's only money." But the trade is changing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Devil's Redhead

    • By Mary on 01-17-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Devil Prayed and Darkness Fell

    • By: David Corbett
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Phelan Tierney sees his mission in life as coming to the aid of the lost, the broken, the despised. This reputation as the justice system’s St. Jude compels a woman named Marcheline Whalen to seek him out and ask for his help. Her brother - an Iraq War vet - stands accused of killing a cop. Not just any cop - the most widely respected and deeply loved officer on the local force. What Phelan learns, and what he’s obliged to do, will reshape his notions of justice, honor, and compassion forever.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Las Vegas Noir

    • By: Jose Skinner, John O'Brien, David Corbett, and others
    • Narrated by: Arielle Lipshaw, Mike Vendetti, Charles Bice, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    In 2004, Akashic Books launched a groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, starting with the award-winning best-seller Brooklyn Noir. Each book is comprised of new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. In this chilling portrait of America's Sin City, lady luck is just as likely to dispense cold hard cash as a cold-hearted killing. Brand-new stories by: John O'Brien, David Corbett, Scott Phillips, Nora Pierce, Tod Goldberg, and many others.

    Regular price: $11.19

    • Mystery: Thrilll Ride (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    • Panel 1034
    • By: Mr. David Corbett, Mr. Christopher Rice, Ms. Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated by: Mr. Lee Goldberg
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $2.93

    • Blood of Paradise

    • A Novel
    • By: David Corbett
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Gage
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    El Salvador: America's great Cold War success story and the model for Iraq's fledgling democracy if one ignores the grinding poverty, the corruption, the spiraling crime, and a murder rate ranked near the top in the hemisphere. This is where Jude McManus works as an executive protection specialist, currently assigned to an American engineer working for a U.S. consortium.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Done for a Dime

    • By: David Corbett
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Raymond Strong Carlisle made his mark as an ace sideman to the biggest names in R&B. Now he lies in the mud outside his home, shot dead from behind. He's the first official casualty in a dirty war for control of Rio Mirada: a low-rent city in transition at the northernmost point of the San Francisco Bay, beset by drug dealers, arsonists, squatters, and restless developers. And now a murderer.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Year they Invented Sex (BBC Radio 4: Woman's Hour Drama)

    • By: Caroline Stafford, David Stafford
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It's 1960 in Birmingham and Lella Florence is looking for women to help with trials of the contraceptive pill. Married women in a certain age and weight bracket are required.Three very different women decide to take part. Ditsy June's fed up with being under the influence of her overbearing in-laws and would rather save up for a new bathroom than for another baby. Glamorous Jeanette wants to avoid another agonising labour and to keep her wealthy husband happy. And Isobel has her own secret reasons for signing up. All three women couldn't guess the ways their lives will be changed....

    Regular price: $12.91