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    • Buccaneer

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    It is the 1650s and Spain considers the Caribbean to be its own private sea, but England, Holland, and France conspire to battle for freedom on the oceans. Set in days littered with the plunder of piracy; Ned Yorke, a loyal Royalist living in Barbados has a small vessel and devoted crew and together they sail, hunted by Roundheads and Spaniards, determined to pay whatever the price for freedom from tyranny. What transpires is a colourful, dramatic retelling of historical events surrounding the capture of Jamaica and the infamous raid on Santiago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It is like the wild west but seagoing justise

    • By Dennis on 11-18-14

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage

    • The Lord Ramage Novels, Book 1
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 110

    In a daring foray, under the very nose of the French Mediterranean fleet, Lieutenant Lord Nicholas Ramage is to sail his tiny cutter close in to the Italian shore and rescue a party of stranded aristocrats from Napoleon's fast-advancing army.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Forester or O'Brian, but jolly fun

    • By J. on 06-10-14

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage's Prize

    • The Lord Ramage Novels, Book 5
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    The West Indian bases are desperate: Post vessels—a vital communications link between England and the West Indies in the war against France—are mysteriously disappearing and no packets have arrived with orders in months. Were the privateers out in full force again? Had Napoleon's navy a secret new weapon? Lieutenant Lord Nicholas Ramage sets out from Jamaica to discover what treachery is threatening to throw the British navy into chaos.

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage and the Guillotine

    • The Lord Ramage Novels, Book 6
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Across the English Channel, Napoleon has massed a great invasion flotilla. English forces, under Lord Nelson, are all but paralyzed—not knowing the size, strength, or time of the foreign onslaught. In a daring spy scheme to protect British shores, Ramage is chosen to plumb the secrets of the French, and the penalty for failure is the guillotine.

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage's Devil

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Captain Lord Ramage's honeymoon in France is interrupted by a sudden end to the Peace of Amiens. Finding themselves on unfriendly soil just hours before hostilities commence, Ramage and his bride elude the grasp of Napoleon's secret police.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Good Naval Yarn

    • By Michael on 04-08-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage and the Drumbeat

    • The Lord Ramage Novels, Book 2
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    The lieutenant is ordered to proceed to Gibraltar "with all possible despatch" aboard His Majesty's ship Kathleen, to support Lord Nelson in a battle with the Spanish off Cape Trafalgar.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing

    • By Jean on 02-04-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage and the Rebels

    • The Lord Ramage Novels, Book 9
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    A sinking British ship, her crew and passengers—men and women alike—ruthlessly murdered at the hands of a French privateer. This is the nightmare Ramage and the crew of the Calypso stumble upon while engaged in a sweep for freebooters in the waters off Jamaica. Supported by his men in a thirst for righteous vengeance, Ramage sets sail to bring the murderers to justice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • We want more

    • By Marc on 07-14-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage and the Dido

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Ramage hopes to enjoy a well-deserved leave when he receives new orders: Commission and take command of the Dido - a massive 74-gun ship that carries enough weight of metal to destroy a frigate in a single broadside, or sweep a ship's decks clear of men. Accompanied by the courageous crew of the Calypso, Ramage ventures to sea once again - bound for the West Indies where he faces the challenge of commanding this massive weapon of war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wish there were more :^(

    • By John R. Nova Scotia on 03-11-15

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Ramage and the Renegades

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 34

    Nelson's crews are standing down and Ramage is on leave when he receives secret Admiralty orders to inspect the small island of Trinidade off the coast of Brazil. Reaching the island, Ramage and the crew of the Calypso fetch up in a battle to free several captive merchant ships - and a beautiful woman passenger - as they cross swords with bloodthirsty priates.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Quite to Par

    • By Michael on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Governor Ramage R.N.

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Lieutenant Lord Ramage, in command of the Triton brig, is escorting a convoy from Barbados to Jamaica, normally a routine and tedious chore. But this time Ramage has to be especially vigilant to guard the convoy's precious cargo - a family of important French refugees.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great description of a hurricane

    • By Jean on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage's Diamond

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    The youngest captain in His Majesty's Navy, with a reputation for landing impossible assignments, Lord Ramage is dispatched to the Caribbean islands of Martinique and Diamond Rock. The mission seems humdrum: barricade the French within Fort Royal. But sent to sea in the Juno with a crew grown restless and undisciplined under the prior commmand of a drunk, Ramage realizes his vessel may not be up to battle with the French.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best one yet, alot of action

    • By Dennis on 05-15-14

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage and the Freebooters

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    The lieutenant is summoned by the Admiralty and given command of the brig Triton. But like the rest of the Navy, Triton's crew has mutinied. Sympathizing with some of their complaints, Ramage also knows that if he fails to deliver three sealed dispatches to admirals off Brest and Cadiz, and in the Caribbean, he will become a convenient scapegoat.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Great Mutiny

    • By Jean on 03-04-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage and the Saracens

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    Barbary Coast pirates - the Saraceni - are capturing slaves and terrorizing fishing villages along the coast of Sicily. Ramage and his crew are sent to track them down before they can devastate another town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The story has evolved to a peak in war

    • By Dennis on 07-17-14

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage at Trafalgar

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Ramage, finally reunited with his beloved Sarah, hopes to spend at least a few quiet weeks with her. Instead, he is summoned by Admiral Nelson himself. His orders: Ramage is to join Nelson's fleet blockading the combined French and Spanish navies in the port of Cadiz. But Nelson's plan is not merely to blockade the enemy's fleet. He intends to confront it head-on in the biggest naval battle the world has ever seen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Step Up

    • By Michael on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Ramage's Mutiny

    • The Lord Ramage Novels, Book 8
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    The vicious mutineers aboard the British ship Jocasta had surrendered their vessel to Spain. Sailing aboard the frigate Calypso, Captain Lord Ramage receives Admiralty orders to recover her by any means.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Turning Mutiny to Respect

    • By Michael on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage's Trial

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Captain Lord Ramage and the Calypso return from Devil's Island, but Ramage's new wife, Sarah, is missing. The captain would like nothing better than to sail home immediately, but instead he is ordered to shepherd a lumbering convoy of merchant ships back to England. On the way, bizarre events lead him to a full court martial in Plymouth, presided over by his old nemesis, Rear-Admiral Goddard. Ramage must clear his name - or face a sentence of death!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Strange Twists Shows Creativeness

    • By Michael on 05-26-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage's Challenge

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Admiralty spies are hunting for British officers and allies trapped on the mainland, among them Ramage's first love, Gianna, the Marchesa di Volterra. Ramage returns to the Tuscan coast, where Bonaparte holds a group of hostages for an unknown fate.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not up to Par

    • By Michael on 06-01-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • Ramage's Signal

    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    With Napoleon Bonaparte at the height of his powers, the Mediterranean can be safely considered exclusive French territory. So when Captain Ramage and his crew are sent alone into Mediterranean waters, they can expect to be outnumbered. But it is the French who discover they have an enemy they had not bargained for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A New Twist on Naval Success

    • By Michael on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $24.25

    • The Ramage Touch

    • The Lord Ramage Novels, No. 10
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Post Captain Ramage is prowling the Tuscan coast and far from English aid when he encounters a daunting French invasion fleet. As the enemy gathers strength, Ramage must decide how to thwart its actions with only the frigate Calypso and a pair of bomb ketches.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Forget Nelson, This Man has it All.

    • By Michael on 03-08-15

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Admiral

    • Ned Yorke, Book 2
    • By: Dudley Pope
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Charles II returns from exile bringing with him unease to the Spanish Main. In this vivid description of seventeenth-century buccaneers, Ned Yorke, the leader and hero of the swashbuckling band are depended upon for the defense of Jamaica, fighting with captured Spanish guns. Daring raids on the Spanish seem inevitable, as Yorke sets out on the high seas to distant adventures on behalf of the King and his own honor.

    Regular price: $24.25

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