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    • The Dark Web

    • By: Geoff White, Bernard P. Achampong
    • Narrated by: Geoff White
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310

    An exposé on the depths of the internet. From sex trafficking and fraud to government secrets and anonymous hacking groups.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Far better than anticipated

    • By OUSOB on 01-05-19

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Real Crime

    • By: Bernard P Achampong, Thomas Glasser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    Britain's most chilling crimes are brought sensationally to life in this compelling new series, using court room transcripts, police interviews, 999 calls, secret audio recordings and eye witness testimonies. With new insights into those responsible - from the shocking murders and manhunt of Raoul Moat to Jamie Bulger's killers - this show is not for the easily disturbed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding British Crime Series

    • By Admiralu on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Space Race

    • An Audible Original
    • By: Colin Brake, Patrick Chapman, Richard Hollingham, and others
    • Narrated by: Kate Mulgrew
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    A century ago very few people dreamed of space travel. Today it is the most daring and technologically sophisticated quest ever undertaken, being driven not just by government agencies such as NASA and ESA, but also by visionaries such as Richard Branson (Virgin Galactic), Elon Musk (SpaceX) and Jeff Bezos (Blue Origin). To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landing, this major drama-documentary series charts the definitive story of the past, present and future of humankind’s exploration of space. The Space Race is narrated by Kate Mulgrew and features a full cast.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Sincerely, X

    • By: Audible Originals, June Cohen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Some stories are too sensitive, painful or potentially damaging to share publicly - unless they can be shared anonymously. TED and Audible present, Sincerely, X, featuring speakers whose ideas deserve to be heard but whose identities must remain hidden. From lifesaving rituals to the unexpected gift of a prison sentence to the consequence of physician burnout; you won’t know the storyteller’s name, but their story may change you forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully Enlightening

    • By Michelle Anderson on 05-20-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Beautiful Brain

    • An Audible Original
    • By: Hana Walker-Brown
    • Narrated by: Hana Walker-Brown
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,960
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,520
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,516

    An investigative documentary from multi-award-winning producer Hana Walker-Brown, The Beautiful Brain looks at the devastating effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) - a degenerative brain disease found in people who’ve suffered severe or repeated blows to the head. Beginning with the story of FA Cup winner Jeff Astle, the audiobook expands outwards looking at the widows, daughters and families who are left fighting for answers following the death of their loved ones.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • CTE and Sports - not just for soccer fans

    • By Kingsley on 04-05-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Home Front: Life in America During World War II

    • By: Audible Originals, Dan Gediman
    • Narrated by: Martin Sheen
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Narrated by award-winning actor Martin Sheen, The Home Front: Life in America During World War II takes listeners into the lives of Americans at home who supported the war effort and sustained the country during wartime. The war brought immediate, life-changing shifts; from the rationing of butter, to an explosion of war-related jobs, to mixed-signals about the role of women in society.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unvarnished Perspective of PPatriotism & Prejudice

    • By amazonman on 06-23-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Power of Myth: Programs 1-6

    • By: Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers
    • Narrated by: Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,407
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,801
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,791

    An exhilarating journey into the mind and spirit of a remarkable man, a legendary teacher, and a masterful storyteller, conducted by TV journalist Bill Moyers for their acclaimed PBS series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A series that changed my life

    • By Lucas on 10-03-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13,117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11,786
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11,790

    [Contains explicit content] Hear the story of what happened when the tech industry gave the world what it wanted: free porn. Lives were mangled. Fortunes were made. All for your pleasure. Follow writer and narrator Jon Ronson as he uncovers our web of desire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than you think.

    • By Luke Wellborn on 09-07-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • What Were You Thinking?

    • By: Dina Temple-Raston
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Journalist Dina Temple-Raston shares the stories of adolescents who made astonishing choices - from joining ISIS to planning a school shooting - that led to disastrous results. To help understand what they were thinking, she talks with friends, family, and the teens themselves. Plus, she dives into the latest science on adolescent brains to explore innovative ways to help them choose more wisely.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome examples, some education

    • By Jerry on 02-24-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic

    • A Behind the Scenes Documentary
    • By: Pottermore Publishing, Mark Salisbury, Hana Walker-Brown
    • Narrated by: Dan Fogler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 550
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 552

    Available only in audio, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic lifts the lid on the moviemaking secrets behind the latest installment in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts series. Narrator Dan Fogler (who plays No-Maj Jacob Kowalski) will guide you through the process of creating the magical on-screen world and explore the story, themes, and characters of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • NOT A BOOK!

    • By Connie W. on 11-16-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Presidents Are People Too!

    • By: Alexis Coe, Elliott Kalan
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Presidents Are People Too! transforms American presidents into real-life people - complete with flaws, quirks, and scandals you won’t find in history books. Comedian Elliott Kalan and historian Alexis Coe talk to experts, comedians, journalists, and re-enactors to better understand the leaders memorialized on the Washington Mall, as well as those who you may have forgotten.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I need the rest!

    • By Mackenzie on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 100:1 The Crack Legacy

    • By: Audible Originals, Christopher Johnson
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    100:1 The Crack Legacy investigates the war on crack in the mid-1980s and the devastation left in its wake.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ponzi Supernova

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    To find out how the greatest financial fraud in history imploded, journalist Steve Fishman tracks down the victims, the federal investigators, the accomplices, and the mastermind, Bernie Madoff himself. Ponzi Supernova takes listeners through the calculated lies, frantic hi-jinx, and lax financial oversight that ultimately weaponized a Ponzi scheme into a $65 billion destructive force that reached across the globe and still has lasting effects today.<

    Regular price: $24.95

    • West Cork: Aftershow

    • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde, Jesse Baker
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 866
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 775
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 773

    Finished listening to West Cork? In this bonus aftershow, you will hear the latest from executive producer Jesse Baker with producers Jennifer Forde and Sam Bungey on the burning questions sparked by their Audible Original about Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s mysterious murder. What it was like to spend a year of their lives with a suspected murderer? How might the investigation have been bungled? Where does the case stand now? Listen here for answers to all of the above, as well the newest developments in this as-yet-unsolved crime.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 👍🏻Definitely Worth Your Time👍🏼

    • By Gretchen SLP on 11-08-18

    Regular price: $0.00

    • The Making of a Massacre

    • By: Audible Original, Ginger Thompson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    [Contains sensitive content] On a warm evening in a small Mexican border town, men and women started disappearing. Local officials were warned to stay away and when it was all done, up to 200 people were gone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good overall, production needs work

    • By stuartjash on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Breasts Unbound

    • By: Florence Williams
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Join the award-winning series Breasts Unbound for a revealing journey into everyone’s favorite organ. Host Florence Williams travels from Houston to Hollywood to the boob-shaped hills of Northern England to share the big and small story of breasts - why we have them, how we view them, and why they sometimes do weird things. Turns out, breasts have a lot to teach us.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Dramatised)

    • By: Robert M. Pirsig
    • Narrated by: James Purefoy
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 259

    James Purefoy stars in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Robert M. Pirsig's multi-million best-selling philosophical novel. One of the most important and influential books of the past half-century, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance tells the iconic story of a father and son's motorcycle trip across America in the 1960s. Yet it also describes a personal and philosophical journey. Now dramatised for the first time by Peter Flannery and starring James Purefoy, this full-cast drama adds a new and original dimension to a true modern classic.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I should have bought the book.

    • By SAW on 08-11-15

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Pitch

    • By: Audible Original
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Music finds its way into every corner of our world. Whether it’s sounds written to soothe our four-legged friends, or a loud, politically charged punk song, music can change the way we feel and often has larger implications than we imagine. In the latest Audible Original series, Pitch, you’ll hear an incredible range of stories that illustrate why music is so central in our connections to each other, our history, and how we navigate the culture and the current moment. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pitch perfect

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-09-19
    • By: Audible Original
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 06-28-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Damned Spot

    • By: Audible Originals
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Whenever a tragic event happens, our first thoughts are with the victims, their families, and even with the motives driving the perpetrators. But what happens after the police tape comes down? Damned Spot revisits the places where painful memories of death and destruction still linger, and explores what a building and, ultimately, a community needs in order to heal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Look at Less Than Ideal Properties

    • By Admiralu on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ep. 1: The Philpotts (Real Crime)

    • By: Thomas Glasser
    • Narrated by: Joanna Simpson
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    After six of Mick Philpott's 17 children were killed in a house fire, the police closed in on their prime suspects - their parents. Hear the secret police recordings as police bug their hotel room to reveal the killers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • real crimes

    • By Terri on 07-05-19

    Regular price: $3.19

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