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    • Murder for Christmas

    • Tales of Seasonal Malice
    • By: Margery Allingham, Marjorie Bowen, Agatha Christie, and others
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Robert Culp, Paul Eddington, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
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    Ah, the pleasures of Christmas...the hanging of greens, the traditional feast, the gathering families, a few secrets in the air...and a bit of murder, conspiracy, and theft. The holiday season seems to inspire the imagination of the best mystery writers, and their talents shine here in these delightful tales of Yuletide crime. So seize a few quiet hours in this busiest of seasons to enjoy their sleigh full of mysterious treasures, here with the finest of flair.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Treat for classic mystery lovers

    • By Kathi on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Big Disconnect in Your Talent Strategy and How to Fix It

    • By: John Boudreau, Mara Swan, Amy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Today’s leaders must lead the work, not just the employees. Talent can move into and out of an organization, through a growing array of options such as freelance platforms, crowdsourcing efforts, and temporary, contract, or part-time work. The ManpowerGroup Contingent Workforce Index of 2013 showed 40% of all ManpowerGroup consulting engagements blended permanent and contingent workers.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Holmes Away from Home

    • Adventures from the Great Hiatus, Volume One: 1891-1892
    • By: David Marcum, Deanna Baran, John Linwood Grant, and others
    • Narrated by: Steve White
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    From 1891 to 1894, Sherlock Holmes was presumed to be dead, having perished during the epic struggle with Professor Moriarty atop the Reichenbach Falls. But unknown to most, even his friend Dr. Watson, Holmes survived. During those three years, he roamed the world, acting as an agent for the British government and using his very special skills along the way. In volume one of Holmes Away from Home, the incredible two-volume collection of new traditional Holmes adventures, we find our hero crisscrossing the world - Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the US. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fifteen Great Novellas

    • By: Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 31 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    A wonderful anthology of fifteen of the great classic Novellas. 1. Immensee by Theodor Storm 2. The Jew's Beech Tree by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff 3. The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad 4. The Withered Arm by Thomas Hardy 5. Mad Monkton by Wilkie Collins 6. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 7. The Lifted Veil by George Eliot 8. England my England by D. H. Lawrence

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Omg is this real? She must be kidding.

    • By Brian Miers on 07-14-15

    Regular price: $106.60

    • Don't worry, be German! Ein Ami wird deutsch

    • By: John Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Doyle
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Auf der Suche nach seiner wahren Identität entdeckt Doyle aber nicht nur Unterschiede und Parallelen zwischen den USA und Deutschland...

    Regular price: $12.79

    • The Vampyre and Other Short Gothic Tales

    • By: John Polidori, Arthur Conan Doyle, M. R. James, and others
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Critically acclaimed audiobook reader Barnaby Edwards (Doctor Who, The Voyage of the Beagle, Space Danger) performs 11 tales of ghostly gothic spookiness. From tales of vampyres and spirits to devil’s deals and ethereal coachmen. Short but oh so sweet, these 11 stories from some of the most lauded authors of the Gothic period prove that you need only a few pages to tell a truly terrifying tale.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • The World Is a Ball

    • The Joy, Madness, and Meaning of Soccer
    • By: John Doyle
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 49
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    For the past 10 years, leading Canadian journalist and cultural critic John Doyle has been traveling the globe to observe World Cup and other soccer matches played at the highest level. The result is a Bill Bryson-esque narrative full of wit and insight, concluding with the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. In between his encounters with the delirious fans, the crazed taxi drivers, the leprechauns and the lederhosen, Doyle examines the evolution of soccer as a global phenomenon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for north American soccer fans!

    • By Jonathan on 05-26-16

    Regular price: $22.46

    • The Best Victorian and Edwardian Short Stories

    • By: Charles Dickens, Jerome K. Jerome, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    The golden age of the short story was in Victorian and Edwardian times, when authors made a living by contributing to literary magazines and journals. These popular journals threw up such literary greats as Dickens, Conan Doyle, Rider Haggard, and Jerome K. Jerome. Many of the great writers are undeservedly neglected by modern audience...but what a pleasure it is to rediscover the literary treasures that delighted our great grandparents!

    Regular price: $51.64

    • Haunting Stories

    • 25 of the greatest classic ghost stories ever written
    • By: E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    A creepy anthology of 25 of the most hauntingly scary ghost stories ever written. 1.Afterward by Edith Wharton 2. Bagnell Terrace by E. F. Benson 3.His Brother’s Keeper by W. W. Jacobs 4.A Coincidence by A. J. Alan 5.The Confession of Charles Linkworth by E. F. Benson 6.The Death Mask by H. D. Everett 7.The Room in the Tower by E. F. Benson 8.The Furnished Room by O. Henry 9.The Thing in the Hall by E. F. Benson 10.The Eyes by Edith Wharton 11. The Wind in the Portico by John Buchan.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Reminded me of when I was read to as a child

    • By HeyCatherine on 12-31-15

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Riveting Stories

    • Thirty Gripping Tales by Literary Masters
    • By: G. K. Chesterton, Arthur Conan Doyle, John Buchan, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    A mesmerizing collection of 30 wonderful stories by great classic writers. 1. The Invisible Man by G. K. Chesterton 2. At the Farmhouse by E. F. Benson 3. The Parasite by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 4. The Watcher by the Threshold by John Buchan 5. Query by Seamark 6. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace 7. The Earl, the Warder and the Wayward Heiress by J. S. Fletcher 8. Afterward by Edith Wharton 9. The Murderer by Perceval Gibbon 10. The Idiot by Arnold Bennett 11. Oh Liberty by W. Pett Ridge

    Regular price: $51.64

    • The Lost World (Dramatized)

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, John de Lancie, Nat Segaloff
    • Narrated by: Tom Virtue, Josh Clark, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, and others
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Arthur Conan Doyle’s rollicking adventure tale follows a scientific expedition deep into the Amazon jungle – right back into the time of dinosaurs and cave men. Before Jurassic Park, before Indiana Jones - there was The Lost World! An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Josh Clark, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Peter Paige, Kirsten Potter, Kate Steele, Tom Virtue, Kenneth Alan Williams.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Funny, but it didn't seem like Doyle

    • By Caitlín Mitchell on 02-18-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Yesterday Was Worst January Day for Tornado Deaths Since 1969

    • By: John Bacon, Doyle Rice
    • Narrated by: Mark Ashby
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A wide swath of the Southeast was reeling Monday after a two-day weather rampage of tornadoes and violent storms that killed at least 20 people, injured dozens more and destroyed homes, businesses and communities.

    "Yesterday Was Worst January Day for Tornado Deaths Since 1969" is from the January 23, 2017 News section of USA Today. It was written by John Bacon and Doyle Rice and narrated by Mark Ashby.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Splendid Adventure Stories

    • Gripping Tales from the Master Storytellers
    • By: John Buchan, Mark Twain, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A gripping collection of some of the world’s best classic adventure stories....

    Regular price: $26.85

    • The New Yorker (August 27, 2007)

    • By: Nicholas Lemann, James Surowiecki, John Seabrook, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    "Rovian Ways", by Nicholas Lemann; "Beware Bailouts", by James Surowiecki; "Sowing for Apocalypse", by John Seabrook; "My Mega Millions", by Larry Doyle; "The Human Bomb", by Adam Gopnik; "Lone Sailors", by Anthony Lane

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, June 7th, 2010 (John Lanchester, Larry Doyle, Jeffrey Eugenides)

    • By: John Lanchester, Larry Doyle, Jeffrey Eugenides
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Highlights
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    "Learning by Degrees", by Rebecca Mead; "Party Games", by John Lanchester; "National Defense", by Hampton Sides; "Hot Wings: Notes on My Next Best-Seller", by Larry Doyle; and "Extreme Solitude", by Jeffrey Eugenides.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (May 15, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, David Owen, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
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    "Sentenced" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Oops Con" by Ben McGrath; "Title IX Babies" by David Owen; "How Fred Flintstone Got Home, Got Wild, and Got a Stone Age Life" by Larry Doyle; "Me Media" by John Cassidy; and "Save Us" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (April 2, 2007)

    • By: Dorothy Wickenden, Bill Buford, Roddy Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Never, Ever Land" by Dorothy Wickenden; "The Taming of The Chef" by Bill Buford; "Teaching" by Roddy Doyle; "The Valiant Swabian" by John Updike; and "Men Gone Wild" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (November 19, 2007)

    • By: Jon Lee Anderson, Larry Doyle, Steve Coll, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    "Miscalculations", by Steve Coll; "No Seconds", by Lauren Collins; "Striking Out", by James Surowiecki; "Why We Strike", by Larry Doyle; "Inside the Surge", by Jon Lee Anderson; "Stiffs", by John Lahr; "Let It Rip", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Obsessed", by David Denby

    Regular price: $5.95