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    • Great Classic Science Fiction

    • Eight Unabridged Stories
    • By: H. G. Wells, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Lester Del Rey, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Barbara Rosenblat, Nick Sullivan, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    This superlative collection of futuristic tales explores ground-breaking supernatural themes from the founding heroes of the science fiction genre. The short story form is perfect for capturing the atmospheric tension of these legendary stories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great authors, good stories

    • By Joel D Offenberg on 09-07-10

    Regular price: $15.36

    • Until the Night

    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Andrew Calverley
    • Length: 25 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Exhausted and tormented by his own demons, Adam Chantrey discovers, amidst the chaos of war and loss, love and an unlikely inner peace up on the high wold of Lincolnshire while all around him the world is enveloped in madness. Bomber Command's hour of greatest trial - the Battle of Berlin - is approaching, and its long, dark shadow hangs over the young men who ride the heavies of the Main Force to Germany in the knowledge that a tour of bomber operations is a death sentence for two out of every three men.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really liked this book,

    • By Anonymous User on 10-15-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Operation Anadyr

    • Timeline 10/27/62, Book 1
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Kelly Rhodes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    The Cuban Missiles Crisis didn't end peacefully and the '"swinging sixties" didn't happen. On Saturday, October 27, 1962, American and Soviet geopolitical brinkmanship resulted in the most terrible war in human history. The forever changed world that remained when the thermonuclear fires had burned themselves out is the world of Timeline 10/27/62.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Truly painful to hear

    • By Alan Coffel on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Pillars of Hercules

    • Timeline 10/27/62, Book 3
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Stephen M. Ray Jr.
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It is December, 1963, and the tensions that have been simmering since the October war came to a boil in an atmosphere of mistrust and suspicion so poisonous that nobody in England or Washington, DC, realize that in the background, there is a third, malignant force at work. 

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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

    • Aftermath (Timeline 10/27/62 - USA)

    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Tom Kruse
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Aftermath is book one of the alternative history series Timeline 10/27/62 - USA. The Cuban Missile Crisis went wrong, and now the American people are about to start living with the consequences of the catastrophe. From New England to the Pacific Northwest, from Washington, DC, to San Francisco, Americans confront to their worst nightmare. Nobody wins a nuclear war.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Winter's Exile

    • Guy Winter Mysteries Book 3
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Melanie Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    In Winter's Exile the Mystery Man is exiled to the country to recover and recuperate from his injuries. Inevitably, there is no escaping the war. When the son of the local Squire is found dying within hours of a German bomber crashing in a nearby field Guy Winter is suddenly back in his element.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good wartime detective story

    • By Rayc on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • California Dreaming

    • Timeline 10/27/62 - USA, Book 2
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Tom Kruse
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    It is November 1963 - 13 months after the Cuban Missile Crisis went horribly wrong. In this timeline the swinging sixties are not going to happen and the survivors, far from counting their blessings are beginning to wonder exactly what sort of world they have created.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Winter's War

    • Guy Winter Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Melanie Fraser
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20

    August 1940 - Chief Inspector Guy Winter has been Fleet Street's favorite detective for over a decade. Dubbed the "Mystery Man" by his friends and enemies alike, for all his fame he cuts a lonely figure at Scotland Yard, where every newspaper story is fresh grist to an already tired mill. Laid low by personal tragedy, there are many who suspect that the great detective's career is over.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Slow but Interesting WWII mystery

    • By Love2Read on 12-28-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Magic of Youth

    • An Affair with Beauty: The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy
    • By: James Philip Head
    • Narrated by: Pamela Almand
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Fame, fortune, and beautiful models - Howard Chandler Christy had them all. Christy was the most famous American painter of the Jazz Age, a time when an elite brotherhood of New York artists dominated the publishing world. Christy had eclipsed all of them with his ''Christy Girl'', an idealized woman who redefined beauty, influenced fashion, and inspired generations of women.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OUTSTANDING! THIS WILL MAKE A GREAT MOVIE!

    • By JFH on 11-13-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The New Yorker, July 11th & 18th 2011: Part 2 (Philip Gourevitch, David Sedaris, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Philip Gourevitch, David Sedaris, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    "Dodger Mania", by James Surowiecki; “Big Picture”, by Nick Paumgarten; “Jailhouse Rock”, by Ben McGrath; “Climbers", by Philip Gourevitch; and "Easy, Tiger", by David Sedaris.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Winter's Pearl

    • Prologue to the Guy Winter Mysteries Series
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Melanie Fraser
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Winter's Pearl is set in London in the first months of the Second World War during the period of the so-called 'Phoney War'. It draws us into the complex world of Scotland Yard's most famous detective Guy Winter; the Mystery Man. So named because no other living detective has ever solved as many mysteries as Winter of the Yard. However, the great detective's fame and triumphs have come at a high cost. Who needs enemies when your friends are on somebody else's side?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice introduction to the series

    • By Leslie F. on 09-06-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Winter's Spy

    • Guy Winter Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Melanie Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In Winter's Spy, the Mystery Man is under arrest, suspected of having been an enemy agent for his whole career in the Metropolitan Police and throughout all his years working for MI5. Dammed by the evidence of a German spy whom he encountered in Paris before the war, it seems as if he must literally fight for his life. Then, transported to Camp 020, MI5’s South London interrogation center, and confronted by his accuser, the Mystery Man begins to suspect that nothing is quite what it seemed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A quick and interesting story.

    • By cosmitron on 02-09-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Winter's Return (Guy Winter Mysteries Book 4)

    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Melanie Fraser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Guy Winter and his faithful sergeant, George Ransom, are heading for the English Midlands, where on a country estate a few miles south of Coventry, Helen Chase, the nation's most famous actress, has been grievously wounded in an apparent orgy of mindless violence that has claimed several other lives in the most bizarre and gruesome of circumstances.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting WWII Serial Mystery

    • By LilMissMolly on 12-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Winter's Revenge

    • Guy Winter Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Melanie Fraser
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Ripper continues his rampage and the last secrets of Guy Winter's life are stripped away. As the bombs fall the mystery man unravels one mystery after another, knowing that sooner rather than later he must confront his deadliest foe. This time it is not just Guy Winter's life and loyalties that are under the microscope. The past mistakes of friends and enemies alike suddenly come home to roost, but Guy Winter never stops hunting his man.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Series

    • By Kelly Kenrick on 02-10-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Love Is Strange

    • Timeline 10/27/62, Book 2
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Cuban Missiles Crisis didn't end peacefully and the "swinging sixties" didn't happen. On Saturday October 27th, 1962 American and Soviet geopolitical brinkmanship resulted in the most terrible war in human history. The forever changed world that remained when the thermonuclear fires had burned themselves out is the world of Timeline 10/27/62.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Ransom for Two Roses

    • The Frankie Ransom Series, Book 1
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Lesley Parkin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    Detective Inspector Frankie Ransom prides herself on being third generation Met - her father was head of the old Flying Squad, her grandfather retired as deputy head of CID at Scotland Yard - but suspects the Force she loves has long since fallen out of love with her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Listen!

    • By Claire on 04-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Painter

    • The Bomber War, Book 2
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Lesley Parkin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In the terrible "big picture" of the bombing war, Bielefeld suffered less than many places in Germany. Bielefeld was not - quite - wrecked from end to end; for Hannah Martin’s grandmother, that was no consolation because everything with which she had grown up was destroyed, and her father, the painter, was lost in the fire.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Islands of No Return

    • The Harry Waters Series Book 1
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Andrew Calverley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Harry's life goal was to get into the SAS. When we meet him in 1981 he is in the process of achieving his dream. No sooner has he lived one dream than he bumps into another, Sarah, the love of his life. What could go wrong? Well, quite a lot. For example, an idiot Latin American dictator might invade the Falkland Islands within months of Harry earning the right to wear the legendary winged dagger cap badge.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Something missing .....

    • By Bokworm on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cloud Walkers

    • The Bomber War, Book 3
    • By: James Philip
    • Narrated by: Andrew Calverley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    September 1940. Squadron leader Paul Chantrey is a man under pressure, but he is one of "the few". Fighter Command is all that stands between Britain and defeat.

    Regular price: $19.95

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