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    • Windfall

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    When a legacy of £40 million is left to a small college in Kenya, investigations begin about the true identities of the heirs - the South African Dirk Hendriks and his namesake, Henry Hendrix from California. Suspicion that Hendrix is an impostor leads Max Stafford to the Rift Valley, where a violent reaction to his arrival points to a sinister and far-reaching conspiracy far beyond mere greed....

    Regular price: $12.78

    • The Golden Keel

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The first action thriller by the classic adventure writer, set in Italy. When the Allies invaded Southern Italy in 1943, Mussolini's personal treasure was moved north to safety under heavily armed guard. It was never seen again. Now an expedition plans to unearth the treasure and smuggle it out of Italy. But their reckless mission is being followed - by enemies who are as powerful and ruthless as they are deadly.

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Running Blind

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The assignment begins with a simple errand - a parcel to deliver. But to Alan Stewart, standing on a deserted road in Iceland with a murdered man at his feet, it looks anything but simple. The desolate terrain is obstacle enough. But when Stewart realises he has been double-crossed and that the opposition is gaining ground, his simple mission seems impossible....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator

    • By DeeDee on 07-26-17

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Flyaway

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Action thriller about security consultant Max Stafford, set in the Sahara. Written by the classic adventure writer. Why is Max Stafford, security consultant, beaten up in his own office? What is the secret of the famous 1930s aircraft the Lockheed Lodestar? And why has accountant Paul Bilson disappeared in North Africa? The journey to the Sahara desert becomes a race to save Paul Bilson, a race to find the buried aircraft, and - above all - a race to return alive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful classic adventure thriller

    • By David Malmberg on 01-26-18

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Night of Error

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    When Mark Trevelyan dies on a journey to a remote Pacific atoll, the verdict that it was natural causes doesn't convince his brother, Mike. The series of violent attacks that follows only adds to his suspicions. Just two clues - a notebook in code and a lump of rock - are enough to trigger off a hazardous expedition and a violent confrontation far from civilization....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very good but predictable seafaring tale

    • By Jack Galamb on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Juggernaut

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Africa. It is no ordinary juggernaut. Longer than a football pitch, weighing 550 tons and moving at just five miles per hour, its job - and that of troubleshooter Neil Mannix - is to move a giant transformer across an oil-rich African state. But when Nyala erupts in civil war, Mannix’s juggernaut is at the centre of the conflict - a target of ambush and threat, with no way to run and nowhere to hide....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You never know what will happen next until the end

    • By D. at LLRC on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $13.08

    • Landslide

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Bob Boyd is a geologist, as resilient as the British Columbia timber country where he works for the powerful Matterson Corporation. But his real name and his past are mysteries - wiped out by the accident that nearly killed him. Then Boyd reads a name that opens a door in his memory - Trinavant - and discovers that Bull Matterson and his son will do almost anything to keep the Trinavant family forgotten forever....

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Wyatt's Hurricane

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in the islands of the Caribbean. Ferocious Hurricane Mabel is predicted to pass harmlessly amongst the islands of the Caribbean. But David Wyatt has developed a sixth sense about hurricanes. He is convinced that Mabel will change course to strike the island of San Fernandez and its capital, St Pierre. But nobody believes him, and the hurricane is only one of the problems that threaten San Fernandez....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By mkl929 on 01-01-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Tightrope Men

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Norway and Finland. When Giles Denison of Hampstead wakes up in an Oslo hotel room and finds the face looking back at him in the mirror is not his own, things could surely get no more bizarre. But it is only the beginning of a hair-raising adventure in which Denison finds himself trapped with no way to escape. One false move and the whole delicately balanced power structure between East and West will come toppling down....

    Regular price: $12.39

    • The Enemy

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Sweden. Wealthy, respectable George Ashton flees for his life after an acid attack on his daughter. Who is his enemy? Only Malcolm Jaggard, his future son-in-law, can guess, after seeing Ashton's top secret government file. In a desperate manhunt, Jaggard pits himself against the KGB and stalks Ashton to the silent, wintry forests of Sweden. But his search for the enemy has barely begun....

    Regular price: $12.78

    • The Freedom Trap

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    An action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Malta. The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang which gets long-term inmates out of prison, spring a notorious Russian double agent. The trail leads Owen Stannard to Malta and to the suave killer masterminding the gang. Face to face at last with his opponents, Stannard must try to outwit both men - who have nothing to lose and everything to gain by his death....

    Regular price: $16.61

    • The Vivero Letter

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Jeremy Wheale's well-ordered life is blasted apart when his brother is murdered. The killer was after a family heirloom - an antique gold tray - which sets Wheale on a trail from Devon to the tropical rainforest of Yucatan. There he joins the hunt for a lost Mayan city. But in the dense cover of the jungle, a band of vicious convict mercenaries are waiting to strike....

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Bahama Crisis

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in the islands of the Caribbean. Tom Mangan was a sharply successful entrepreneur who lured the super-rich to his luxury hotels in the sun-soaked Bahamas. Then violent tragedy struck: his own family disappeared, and a series of misfortunes, accidents and mysterious epidemics began to drive the tourists away and wreck Mangan's livelihood. Fatally, he becomes determined to confront his enemy - and the hunt is on....

    Regular price: $16.57

    • The Spoilers

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in the Middle East. When film tycoon Robert Hellier loses his daughter to heroin, he declares war on the drug peddlers, the faceless overlords whose greed supplies the world with its deadly pleasures. London drug specialist Nicholas Warren is called upon to organise an expedition to the Middle East to track down and destroy them - but with $100 million worth of heroin at stake, Warren knows he will have to use methods as deadly as his prey....

    Regular price: $13.42

    • High Citadel

    • By: Desmond Bagley
    • Narrated by: Paul Tyreman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When Tim O'Hara's plane is hijacked and forced to crash-land in the middle of the Andes, his troubles are only beginning. A heavily armed group of communist soldiers intent on killing one of his passengers - an influential political figure - have orders to leave no survivors. Isolated in the biting cold of the Andes, O'Hara's party must fight for their lives with only the most primitive weapons....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic thriller

    • By Jay R. on 01-08-18

    Regular price: $13.85