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    • Himself

    • A Novel
    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Aiden Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 563
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 564

    Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives an anonymous note suggesting that foul play may have led to his mother's disappearance, he sees only one option: to return to the rural Irish village where he was born and find out what really happened 26 years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterful narration of a clever story

    • By J. Lynn on 03-28-17
    • A Novel
    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Aiden Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 03-14-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 602 ratings

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Mr. Flood's Last Resort

    • A Novel
    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    Maud Drennan is a dedicated caretaker, but her sunny, capable disposition and snappy quips mask a deep sadness. A tragic childhood event left her in the company of a cast of patron saints who pop in and out of her life like unwelcome tourists. She tries to find solace in her hard work in London...but then she meets the inimitable Mr. Flood. A menace by all accounts, Cathal Flood is a widower living alone in a Gothic Dorset mansion crawling with collector's items and feral cats.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • BROUGHT ME JOY

    • By Carol on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Himself

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Aidan Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 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 Mahony returns to Mulderrig, a speck of a place on Ireland's west coast, he brings only his handsome face, a photograph of his long-lost mother and a determination to do battle with the village's lies. Mahony also somehow wakes the dead from their graves, with their foggy memories and hidden stories floating greyly amongst the unseeing living. No one, though - living or dead - will be able to guess what happened to the teenage mother who abandoned him as a baby.

    Regular price: $21.58

    • Heilige und andere Tote

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seit dem Tod seiner Frau und den ewigen Streitereien mit seinem Sohn vertreibt Cathal Flood jeden, der sich ihm nähern will. Einst Antiquitäten- und Kuriositätenhändler ist er längst zum Messie verkommen. Sein Sohn hofft, ihn auf Dauer in ein Altenheim verfrachten zu können. Die Neueste in der Riege erfolgloser und unterbezahlter Sozialbetreuer, die Cathal zur Räson bringen soll, ist Maud Drennan. Unter den wüsten Beschimpfungen des Alten zieht sie beherzt gegen Dreck und Müll zu Felde. Doch trotz aller Unerschrockenheit ist ihr Bridlemere unheimlich.

    Regular price: $17.72

    • The Hoarder

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Maud Drennan - underpaid carer and unintentional psychic - is the latest in a long line of dogsbodies for the ancient, belligerent Cathal Flood. Yet despite her best efforts, Maud is drawn into the mysteries concealed in his filthy, once-grand home. She realises that Cathal, and the junk-filled rooms, are opening up to her. With only her landlady and a troop of sarcastic ghostly saints to help, Maud must uncover what lies beneath Cathal's decades-old hostility and the strange activities of the house itself.

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Der Freund der Toten

    • By: Jess Kidd
    • Narrated by: Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Der charmante Gelegenheitsdieb und Hippie Mahony glaubte immer, seine Mutter habe ihn aus Desinteresse 1950 in einem Waisenhaus in Dublin abgegeben. Sechsundzwanzig Jahre später erhält er einen Brief, der ein ganz anderes, ein brutales Licht auf die Geschichte seiner Mutter wirft. Mahony reist daraufhin in seinen Geburtsort, um herauszufinden, was damals wirklich geschah. Sein geradezu unheimlich vertrautes Gesicht beunruhigt die Bewohner von Anfang an.

    Regular price: $16.60