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    • The Church of Fear

    • Inside the Weird World of Scientology
    • By: John Sweeney
    • Narrated by: John Sweeney
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225

    Tom Cruise and John Travolta say the Church of Scientology is a force for good. Others disagree. Award-winning journalist John Sweeney investigated the Church for more than half a decade. During that time he was intimidated, spied on, and followed, and the results were spectacular: Sweeney lost his temper with the Church's spokesman on camera, and his infamous 'exploding tomato' clip was seen by millions around the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Church of Intimidation, Deviousness and Evil

    • By Audio Gra Gra on 05-29-16

    Regular price: $20.24

    • North Korea Undercover

    • Inside the World's Most Secret State
    • By: John Sweeney
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 550
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 493
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 493

    North Korea is like no other tyranny on Earth. Its citizens are told their home is the greatest nation in the world, and Big Brother is always watching. It is Orwell's 1984 made reality. Huge factories with no staff or electricity, hospitals with no patients, uniformed child soldiers, and the world-famous and eerily empty DMZ - the Demilitarized Zone, where North Korea ends and South Korea begins - are all framed by a relentless flow of regime propaganda from omnipresent loudspeakers. Free speech is an illusion: one word out of line, and the gulag awaits.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly listenable, humorous and enlightening

    • By Kevin Stokes on 09-09-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Cold

    • A Joe Tiplady Thriller, Book 1
    • By: John Sweeney
    • Narrated by: Alan Smyth
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 138

    In the feeble light of a London winter, Joe Tiplady walks his dog in the snow. He is not alone. Two men are tracking him, as is a woman with wolf eyes. Soon Joe will find himself caught in a storm of violence and retribution that he does not yet understand. Around the world, a chain of events is in motion that will make Joe a priceless target. A retired Soviet general hunts for his missing daughter after a series of brutal murders. A ruthless assassin loses something so precious he will do anything to get it back.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hated it.

    • By Lindyks3 on 07-06-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Elephant Moon

    • By: John Sweeney
    • Narrated by: Helen Johns
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    As the Second World War rages, the Japanese Imperial Army enters Burma, and the British rulers prepare to flee. But the human legacy of the British Empire will be left behind in the shape of 62 Anglo-Burmese children, born to local women after affairs with foreign men. Half castes, they are not acknowledged by either side, and they are to be abandoned with no one to protect them.

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Road

    • A Joe Tiplady Thriller, Book 2
    • By: John Sweeney
    • Narrated by: Alan Smyth
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    When a child is kidnapped by his unstable mother, the father turns to Joe Tiplady - offering him a lot of money to find the boy and bring him back. It soon becomes clear that Joe will have to earn every cent: mother and son are in war-torn Syria, and they've willingly joined the ranks of ISIS.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I cannot imagine a worse novel,...

    • By Wayne on 01-12-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Real Estate

    • The Sustainable Investment
    • By: John Gordon, Glen Sweeney
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The best-selling book Real Estate: The Sustainable Investment offers advice and stories to make the learning curve a bit less steep and measurably safer - with proven strategies for reaching long-term investment goals by including small income property in your asset allocation. Sustainable investing for sustainable living and a more secure financial future.

    Regular price: $14.95