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    • Princess

    • A Private Novel
    • By: James Patterson, Rees Jones
    • Narrated by: Colin Mace
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 344

    When the head of the world's foremost investigation agency receives at invitation to meet Princess Caroline, third in line to the British throne, he boards his Gulfstream jet and flies straight to London. The Princess needs Morgan's skills, and his discretion. Sophie Edwards, a close friend of the Princess, has gone missing. She needs to be found before the media become aware of it. Morgan knows there is more to this case than he is being told. But what is the Princess hiding?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narration isn't up to Audible's standard.

    • By A Barrow on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Machine That Changed the World

    • By: James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones, Daniel Roos
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Authors Womack, Jones, and Roos provided a comprehensive description of the entire lean system. They exhaustively documented its advantages over the mass production model pioneered by General Motors and predicted that lean production would eventually triumph. Indeed, they argued that it would triumph not just in manufacturing but in every value-creating activity from health care to retail to distribution. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book about Lean production!

    • By Harry Levinson on 12-10-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Optimizing Ace King: The Right Strategy for Playing Poker's Most Complex Starting Hand

    • By: James Sweeney, Adam Jones, Ed Miller - foreword
    • Narrated by: James Sweeney
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Most players struggle with AK due to small leaks in their strategy. So Optimizing Ace King (OAK) doesn't look to give you a bunch of memorized plays and tactics. Instead, OAK shows you how AK fits within your strategy and ranges. This prepares you for playing AK, among other hands, in a variety of spots and under a variety of conditions. James "SplitSuit" Sweeney and Adam "W34Z3L" Jones co-wrote this book to take an in-depth look at poker strategy through the lens of a single hand. Concepts include 3betting, 4betting, cbetting, barreling, GTO vs. exploitative play, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweeney's content is poker gold

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-10-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lean Thinking

    • Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated
    • By: James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones
    • Narrated by: James P. Womack
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 306

    Womack and Jones, the authors of The Machine That Changed the World and creators of the "lean enterprise" theory, take leanness to the next step with a focus on what the customer really wants, not what it is possible to get him to accept. This is the management book for the next business generation.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Aaaargh, get the book instead

    • By Zoe Brookes on 10-21-04

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Private: The Royals

    • By: James Patterson, Rees Jones
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder, Christian Coulson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    Private is the most elite detective agency in the world. But when kidnappers threaten to execute a royal family member in front of the queen, Jack Morgan and his team have just 24 hours to stop them. Or heads will roll, literally.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Novella in the Private/Jack Morgan series

    • By Wayne on 02-18-17

    Regular price: $11.39

    • From Here to Eternity

    • By: James Jones
    • Narrated by: Elijah Alexander
    • Length: 36 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 308
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 250

    Diamond Head, Hawaii, 1941. Pvt. Robert E. Lee Prewitt is a champion welterweight and a fine bugler. But when he refuses to join the company's boxing team, he gets "the treatment" that may break him or kill him. First Sgt. Milton Anthony Warden knows how to soldier better than almost anyone, yet he's risking his career to have an affair with the commanding officer's wife. Both Warden and Prewitt are bound by a common bond: the Army is their heart and blood...and, possibly, their death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Genius on Every Level

    • By aaron on 06-13-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • H. P. Lovecraft's Book of the Supernatural

    • 20 Classic Tales of the Macabre, Chosen by the Master of Horror Himself
    • By: Stephen Jones (editor), Henry James, Washington Irving, and others
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter, Steven Crossley, Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 16 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    H. P. Lovecraft is arguably the most important horror writer of the 20th century. Culled from his 1927 essay "Supernatural Horror in Literature”, Lovecraft acknowledges those authors and stories that he feels are the very finest the horror field has to offer, including Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson, Guy de Maupassant, Ambrose Bierce, and Arthur Conan Doyle. This chilling collection includes 20 works, each prefaced by Lovecraft's own opinions and insights in each author’s work.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Audiobook Contents

    • By Maliboo on 10-31-14

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Lean Solutions

    • How Companies and Customers Can Create Value and Wealth Together
    • By: James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones
    • Narrated by: James P. Womack
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36

    In their best-selling business classic Lean Thinking, James Womack and Daniel Jones introduced the world to the principles of lean production, principles for eliminating waste during production. Now, in Lean Solutions, the authors establish the groundbreaking principles of lean consumption, showing companies how to eliminate inefficiency during consumption.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great ideas with customer focus

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-28-15

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Heist

    • By: James Patterson, Rees Jones
    • Narrated by: Colin Mace
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    They're about to make off with millions in stolen diamonds - until someone beats them at their own game. Three thieves have been planning the perfect diamond heist for months. They're finally ready to make the hit, and everything is set to go off without a hitch - until a rival crew shows up to steal the diamonds at the exact same time.

    Regular price: $11.39

    • James Jones Reading from The Thin Red Line

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 2
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Jones
    • Narrated by: James Jones
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    James Jones, who served in combat in the Pacific in World War II, creates a scene of confusion and brutal devastation, as American soldiers struggle against an invincible enemy, and valiant young lives are destroyed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Scott Bradley on 03-01-15

    Regular price: $1.75

    • The New Yorker (Mar. 12, 2007)

    • By: Adam Gopnik, James Surowiecki, Michael Specter, and others
    • Narrated by: William Dufris, Christie Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    "Remains of the Days" by Adam Gopnik; "Reasonable Panic" by James Surowiecki; "The Denialists" by Michael Specter; "Inappropriate" by Paul Rudnick; "The Unthinkable" by Steve Coll; and "Fear Factor" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Customer Loyalty

    • Strategies
    • By: James L. Heskett, Thomas O. Jones, Frederick F. Reichheld
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    How do you bring your organization's focus back to the customer? What role does employee loyalty play in building customer loyalty? This collection from Harvard Business Review addresses these questions and offers advice to executives on implementing new strategies.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 2

    • By: Calliope Author Readings, Nelson Algren, James Jones, and others
    • Narrated by: Nelson Algren, James Jones, John Updike, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Nelson Algren reading from The Man With the Golden Arm, James Jones reading from The Thin Red Line, John Updike reading “Lifeguard” from Pigeon Feathers and Other, Bernard Malamud reading from “The Mourners” from The Magic Barrre.

    Regular price: $11.17

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

    • Great 20th-Century Authors Read from Their Works
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Baldwin, William Styron, and others
    • Narrated by: Mr. James Baldwin, Mr. William Styron, Mr. James Jones, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    James Baldwin reading from Another Country and Giovanni's Room; WIlliam Styron reading from Lie Down in Darkness; James Jones reading from From Here to Eternity; and Philip Roth reading from Letting Go.

    Regular price: $11.17

    • The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa

    • By: Adam James Jones
    • Narrated by: Anthony Bianco
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    As the Civil War raged and goldfields beckoned, a gunman stalked the territories on a mission to kill American settlers. He would elude governors and armies, bounty hunters, and posses, until his demise at the climax of a fierce high-country manhunt. By then, Felipe Espinosa had claimed more than 30 lives to quietly become one of the nation's first serial killers and foreign terrorists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling, soul reaching, "visually stunning "

    • By Susanna willey on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cracking Da Vinci's Code

    • You've Read the Book, Now Hear the Truth
    • By: James L. Garlow Ph.D., Peter Jones Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean and Bill Richards
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 4
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    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    The controversy grows with every sale of the best-selling novel. Throughout the contemporary fictional storyline of The Da Vinci Code, author Dan Brown skillfully weaves "historical" assertions intended to shake the very foundations of Christianity. Authors James L. Garlow and Peter Jones present compelling evidence that Brown's assertions are not only historically inaccurate, but may also contain a hidden agenda.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • You have got to be kidding

    • By Terry on 01-08-11

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Some Came Running

    • A Novel
    • By: James Jones
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 56 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    After the blockbuster international success of From Here to Eternity, James Jones retreated from public life, making his home at the Handy Writers’ Colony in Illinois. His goal was to write something larger than a war novel, and the result, six years in the making, was Some Came Running, a stirring portrait of small-town life in the American Midwest at a time when our country and its people were striving to find their place in the new postwar world. Five decades later, it has been revised and reedited under the direction of the Jones estate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By marc archambeau on 05-15-16

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The New Yorker (June 13 & 20, 2005)

    • By: Seymour Hersh, David Sedaris, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "Watergate Days" by Seymour Hersh, "Turbulence" by David Sedaris, "In Case of Emergency" by James Surowiecki, "My Women" by Edmund White, "The Great Game Gone" by John Updike, "The Gift and the Curse" by Sasha Frere-Jones, and "Aiming Low" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Mexico’s New President Is a Nationalist, but He’s Not Anti-American

    • By: James R. Jones
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On Sunday, Mexicans chose Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known nearly universally as AMLO, as their next president. López Obrador has been referred to by many Mexicans and some analysts of Mexico as anti-business and anti-American. In reality, he is neither.

    "Mexico’s New President Is a Nationalist, but He’s Not Anti-American" is from the July 02, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by James R. Jones and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!: Complete Series 3

    • 6 Episodes of the BBC Radio 4 Comedy
    • By: James Cary, Dan Evans, Milton Jones
    • Narrated by: Milton Jones, Dan Tetsell, Tom Goodman-Hill, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The man they call 'Britain’s Funniest Milton' and the genius in the mad shirts in Mock the Week stars in the third series of Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! costarring Tom Goodman-Hill (Mr Selfridge, Humans), Josie Lawrence (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), Ben Willbond (Horrible Histories, Yonderland) and Dan Tetsell (Mongrels). Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is ‘help!’. And in this show he has decided to set himself up as a man who can help anyone anywhere - whether they need it or not. Because, in his own words, 'No problem too problemy'. So when you’re close to the edge, then Milton can give you a push....

    Regular price: $13.08

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