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    • Follow the River

    • By: James Alexander Thom
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 862
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 749
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 752

    Mary Ingles was 23, happily married, and pregnant with her third child when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement in 1755 and kidnapped her, leaving behind a bloody massacre. For months they held her captive. But nothing could imprison her spirit. With the rushing Ohio River as her guide, Mary Ingles walked one thousand miles through an untamed wilderness no white woman had ever seen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing tale of survival

    • By Marie L Walker on 01-12-11

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Saint Patrick's Battalion

    • A Novel
    • By: James Alexander Thom
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Here is a stirring fictional account of the amazing real-life story of John Riley, an Irishman who led his men to desert the American military during the Mexican-American War, as seen through the eyes of two memorable narrators. It is June 1845, and Paddy Quinn is a camp boy for the American army – which is bound for Mexico. A young man with journalistic aspirations, Paddy writes letters for illiterate soldiers and learns that, like him, many are Irish, including the enigma John Riley.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good story badly told

    • By Sean on 07-07-13

    Regular price: $24.49