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  • A Matter of Loyalty: A Very English Mystery, Book 3 | Anselm Audley,Elizabeth Edmondson

    A Matter of Loyalty: A Very English Mystery, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Anselm Audley, Elizabeth Edmondson
    • Narrated By Michael Page
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    January 1954. Mists cover the hills around Selchester. Someone at the research facility known as the Atomic is leaking secrets to Soviet Russia, and when nuclear scientist Bruno Rothesay goes missing, the British Intelligence Services are convinced he's the mole. Hugo Hawksworth isn't so sure. Then a body turns up, and Hugo's instincts are proven correct. But if Rothesay wasn't selling secrets to the Soviets, who is?

    Kim in Texas says: "Very interesting characters and setting!"
  • Death Keeps His Court: The Rule of Richard II | Anselm Audley

    Death Keeps His Court: The Rule of Richard II

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Anselm Audley
    • Narrated By James Warrior
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    Richard II was young, handsome, and elegant. Last living child of the brilliant Black Prince, he came to the throne bearing the hopes of his people on his shoulders. His court glittered; his tastes were refined; his portraits shone with gold. Regal, composed, aloof, he was the very picture of majesty. He became a murderous, capricious tyrant. His favorites plotted against his family. He rewrote the laws of England to give himself absolute power. He raised an army against his own subjects. His subjects deposed him.

    Kindle Customer says: "the Lords Appellant kept Richard's Court"
  • The Day Democracy Died | Anselm Audley

    The Day Democracy Died

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Anselm Audley
    • Narrated By Julian Elfer
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    How scapegoating and hysteria doomed the world's first democracy. From the chaos of a sea-battle to the fury of a lynch mob, from personal bravery to political machinations, The Day Democracy Died tells in vivid detail the tragic story of the Arginusae trials and the fall of Athens: a cautionary tale of democracy's demons which is as relevant in the age of instant news and mass media as in the volatile city-states of ancient Greece.

    Kindle Customer says: "Almost a Legal drama of Socrates as the judge"
  • Plato and the Tyrant | Anselm Audley

    Plato and the Tyrant

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 35 mins)
    • By Anselm Audley
    • Narrated By James Patrick Cronin
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    The greatest philosopher who ever lived. A dissolute tyrant in need of an education. What could possibly go wrong? Plato was the most brilliant thinker of his age. Head of the Academy in Athens, friend of the best minds of his generation, his philosophy was famous across the Greek world. But would he ever get the chance to try his ideas out?

    Kindle Customer says: "true story of Plato's philosopher-king"
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