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    • Heralds of the Siege

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French, Guy Haley, Nick Kyme, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Matthew Hunt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A galaxy burns and brother turns on brother as the conflict brought about by a beloved son’s betrayal reaches its fateful end. The Warmaster Horus has triumphed. His massive fleet at last nears Terra and the patriarchal Throne of his hated father. Many have fallen to bring this moment about; their tales are the ashes upon which the Heresy was born and prospered. Others have played their own small parts, drops in an ocean of war and blood. None of it matters. Terra looks to the skies as it raises its defences. Armies muster, heroes raise their swords, citizens cower. The war is coming. And nothing can stop it.

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

    • By: Guy Gugliotta, John Yeoman, Neva Sullaway
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Developed specifically for the Vietnam War, Swift Boats were versatile craft "big enough to outrun anything they couldn't outfight" but too small to handle even a moderate ocean chop, too loud to sneak up on anyone, and too flimsy to withstand the mildest of rocket attacks. This made more difficult an already tough mission: navigating coastal waters for ships and sampans smuggling contraband to the Viet Cong, disrupting enemy supply lines on the rivers and canals of the Mekong Delta, and inserting SEALs behind enemy lines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ride with the Swift Boats

    • By Robert Lion on 05-01-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Queen of Scots

    • The True Life of Mary Stuart
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: John Guy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    An intimate, myth-shattering new biography of Mary Queen of Scots by a premier historian that draws on a trove of newly discovered sources. Queen of Scots, the first full-scale biography of Mary in more than 30 years, offers a singularly novel, nuanced, and dramatic portrait of one of history's greatest women.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Listening

    • By Glenn Newell on 06-01-16
    • The True Life of Mary Stuart
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: John Guy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 06-02-04
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 138 ratings

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Eye of Terra

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 35
    • By: David Annandale, John French, Graham McNeill, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 33

    The galaxy burns at Horus' command, and a billion more lives are lost with each passing moment - though it was not always so. Once, the title of Warmaster stood for honour, loyalty and a fierce pride in the strength of the Space Marine Legions. But perhaps by following the myriad lines of destiny and defiance that were already woven around the primarchs and their sons, we may yet come to understand the bitterness that can eat away at even the most steadfast of souls....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • More short stories most confusing

    • By Courtney K. on 02-01-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Shattered Legions

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 43
    • By: Dan Abnett, David Annandale, John French, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Driven almost to the brink of self-destruction at Isstvan V, the Iron Hands now seek vengeance for the murder of their primarch Ferrus Manus. Gathering survivors from the Raven Guard and the Salamanders aboard any vessels capable of warp travel, these Shattered Legions wage a new campaign of annihilation against the traitor forces across the galaxy - a campaign masterminded by legendary warleader Shadrak Meduson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nice series of self referencing stories

    • By kieran lowe on 10-29-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Elizabeth

    • The Forgotten Years
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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    Elizabeth was crowned at 25 after a tempestuous childhood as a bastard and an outcast, but it was only when she reached 50 and all hopes of a royal marriage were dashed that she began to wield real power in her own right. For 25 years she had struggled to assert her authority over advisers who pressed her to marry and settle the succession; now, she was determined not only to reign but also to rule.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Luis on 10-25-16
    • The Forgotten Years
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 05-24-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Henry VIII: The Quest for Fame

    • Penguin Monarchs, Book 2
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Henry VIII: The Quest for Fame by John Guy, read by John Banks. Henry VIII's reign transformed the physical and spiritual landscape of England. Magnificent, tyrannical, a strong ruler, a 'pillager of the commonwealth', this most notorious of kings remains a figure of extreme contradictions: a devout traditionalist who oversaw a cataclysmic rupture with the church in Rome, a talented, charismatic, imposing figure who nevertheless could not bear to meet people's eyes when he talked to them. 

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Unusual Short Stories

    • By: Mark Twain, Guy de Maupassant, Stacy Aumonier, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Fifty unusual and enchanting short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly Enjoyable

    • By Paul Martel on 03-08-15

    Regular price: $54.54

    • Thomas Becket

    • Warrior, Priest, Rebel, Victim: A 900-Year-Old Story Retold
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    John Guy, one of our most acclaimed and successful historians, brings a colossal figure of British history vividly to life in this unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Thomas Becket. Read by Roy McMillan. Behind the legend, there was a man. In 1120 the wife of a Norman draper’s merchant gave birth to a baby boy in London’s bustling Cheapside.

    • Warrior, Priest, Rebel, Victim: A 900-Year-Old Story Retold
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 12-07-12
    • 3 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: $25.59

    • The Children of Henry VIII

    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Nothing drove Henry VIII, England's wealthiest and most powerful king, more than producing a legitimate male heir and perpetuating his dynasty. To that end he married six wives, became the subject of the most notorious divorce case of the sixteenth century, and broke with the Pope, all in an age of international competition and warfare, social unrest and growing religious intolerance and discord.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Short version of same old story

    • By Mary Elizabeth Reynolds on 04-24-14

    Regular price: $19.41

    • Great Australian Short Stories

    • By: Banjo Paterson, Guy Boothby, John Barry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A fascinating collection of short stories by some of Australia's best classic writers.

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Elizabeth

    • The Forgotten Years
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    History has pictured Elizabeth I as Gloriana, an icon of strength and power - and has focused on the early years of her reign. But in 1583, when Elizabeth is 50, there is relentless plotting among her courtiers - and still to come is the Spanish Armada and the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots. We have not, until now, had the full picture.

    • The Forgotten Years
    • By: John Guy
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 06-08-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Echoes of Ruin

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: David Annandale, John French, Guy Haley, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Martyn Ellis, Chris Fairbank, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    As war continues to ravage the galaxy, the new Age of Darkness sees whole systems simply lost and countless battles forgotten. Surely there can be no hope for peace, forgiveness or respite in such times, and all that will be left are the dying warp-echoes of supreme galactic ruin....

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Week Ending with Maggie

    • By: David Baddiel, Guy Jenkin, Rob Newman, and others
    • Narrated by: Sally Grace, Bill Wallis, David Tate, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A loyal tribute to 10 glorious years from BBC Radio 4's Week Ending team. From the archives of the legendary satirical radio comedy series Week Ending comes this compilation of satirical and sardonic sketches based on Margaret Thatcher's first 10 years as prime minister.

    First released on cassette as Ten Years With Maggie, this has now been reissued as a digital download for the first time, on the 30th anniversary of Mrs Thatcher's coming to power.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • 13 Tales of Sonic Horror, Volume 4

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Edna St. Vincent Milay, and others
    • Narrated by: Lissa Lia, Kevin Yancy, Sandy J. Hotchkiss, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    SonicMovies are premium audios with strong vocal performances enhanced by music and sound effects to such an extent they sound like movies. Included here are 13 tales from H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, and more.

    Regular price: $9.56

    • Le fanal / Sur l'eau

    • By: John Howison, Guy de Maupassant
    • Narrated by: Pascal Ternisien, Jany Gastaldi
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Huit clos angoissant sur un bateau phare en pleine mer. Balade nocturne en canot sur une rivière calme... Deux histoires de terreur et de cauchemar dans lesquelles l'eau joue un rôle primordial. Un des grands récits d'horreur du romantisme anglais et une nouvelle de Maupassant qu'envahit inexorablement l'inquiétude et le délire.

    Regular price: $9.40