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    • The Tsar's Dragon

    • By: Catrin Collier
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Tsar Alexander II decided to drag Russia into the industrial age, he began by inviting Welsh businessman John Hughes to build an ironworks. A charismatic visionary, John persuades influential people to invest in his venture while concealing his greatest secret: he couldn't even write his own name. John recruited adventurers prepared to sacrifice everything to ensure the success of Hughesovka (Donetsk, Ukraine).

    Regular price: $26.39

    • Winds of Eden

    • By: Catrin Collier
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
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    Following heavy casualties, General Townsend withdraws his exhausted troops to the town of Kut Al Amara, Iraq. His orders - to engage as many Turkish troops as possible in a siege situation. A relief force is hastily assembled, among them Charles Reid, Tom Mason and Michael Downe, for each of whom the advance is personal. Charles returns to the country where he lost the love of his life.

    Regular price: $24.10

    • Scorpion Sunset

    • Long Road to Baghdad Series, Book 3
    • By: Catrin Collier
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
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    Mesopotamia, 1916. The Turks order prisoners from the siege of Kut to march the hundreds of miles to Baghdad. The men are weak from starvation after the five-month siege, with many suffering from dysentery, scabies, and malaria. They have no medical supplies. And then the hot weather begins.... Hundreds of men die on the march, the stragglers killed by Arab tribesmen; those too ill to move are left behind to die.

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    • Princes and Peasants

    • The Tsar's Dragons, Book 2
    • By: Catrin Collier
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
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    The Tsar's Dragons series follows the epic tale of 19th-century industrialist John Hughes, who founded a city on the Russian steppe. For people like Hughes' right-hand man, Glyn Edwards, who has found love in a new country, and Anna Parry, a Welsh orphan who has found fulfilment working in Hughesovka's hospital, the city is a chance to build a new life, but fresh arrivals from their hometown threaten the peace and stability of that new existence. Meanwhile, for ambitious Russians like Alexei Beletsky, the city offers a chance to change their homeland for the better.

    Regular price: $23.34

    • Long Road to Baghdad

    • Long Road to Baghdad Series, Book 1
    • By: Catrin Collier
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
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    In the Middle East tension is escalating between the British and the Arabs. Misfit Lieutenant Harry Downe is sent to negotiate a treaty with a renegade Bedouin Sheikh, Ibn Shalan, whose tribe is attacking enemy patrols in Iraq and cutting oil pipelines. Greedy for arms, Shalan accepts British weapons, but, in return, Harry must take his daughter Furja to be his bride. The secret marriage leads to a deep love, to the anger of Shalan and the disgust of Harry's fellow officers. But war is looming.

    Regular price: $25.71