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    • New World Magic, Book One
    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Narrated by: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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    Look, I’m a bartender. I have nothing to do with the xenos. I don’t care if it’s an elf or a vampire - as long as they don’t bother me, I steer clear. I have my reasons - you can see them in the scars on my neck. I never wanted to get involved. But my life changed for the second time when I saved the life of a unicorn. I made an enemy of something old - old and evil, and whatever it was, it’ll be back for another try.

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    • This Is Audible, June 05, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 57 mins
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    In a seemingly endless election season, one thing we have to look forward to is the nightly skewering of the news media by the comic geniuses at The Daily Show. The person responsible for bringing it to the small screen is comedian and writer Lizz Winstead, who talks about her life and career in her new book of essays, Lizz Free or Die. Speaking of politics, Maggie Linton talks with Ron Reagan Jr. about his father - his book is My Father at 100. And we'll take another peak behind the scenes of Audible as we go Behind the Mike with narrator Khristine Hvam.

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    • tolled

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-12-16

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    • This Is Audible, December 6, 2011

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 57 mins
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    It’s family drama this week – from the grand canvas of European royalty to disgraced American gentry. I’ll talk with the acknowledged source for all things romantic and royal, Philippa Gregory about her newest novel, The Lady of the Rivers. Next, Maggie Linton sits down with the king of weeper, Nicholas Sparks, and they’ll talk about his book, The Best of Me.

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    • This Is Audible, July 9, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Narrated by: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 54 mins
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    A real treat for listeners today, as I sit down with Karen Kondazian, author of the award winning book The Whip, a novel of the old west - plus a chat with actress Robin Weigart, who brings the audiobook to life. Maggie talks with Josh Hanagarne, who dubs himself - and his book - The World’s Strongest Librarian.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I demand my This Is Audible!

    • By Christopher on 07-23-13

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    • This Is Audible, October 9, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Today I am delighted to bring you a conversation with one of my very favorite authors, Jasper Fforde, as we talk about the continuing adventures of one of fictions great heroines, Thursday Next in Fforde’s new novel, The Woman Who Died A Lot.

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    • This Is Audible, April 3, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 53 mins
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    Dragons are hot property these days and one of the pioneers of dragons in fiction was the late Anne McCaffrey. I sat down with her son Todd McCaffrey about her legacy, the past, and future of Pern, and about his own work. Next, Maggie Linton chats with thriller master Stephen Hunter who has picked his Soft Target. And we’ll go Behind the Mike in our continuing conversation with Audible’s talented voice actors and meet Therese Plummer.

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    • This Is Audible, July 24, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 53 mins
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    Today we’ll meet a man who’s equally at home with copyright law and comedy – Rob Reid talks about his book, Year Zero. Next, Maggie Linton learns how to look on the bright side with psychologist and professor of cognitive neuroscience Elaine Fox and her book, Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain.

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, June 26, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 57 mins
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    We say goodbye to the month of June as we hose down with some SPF and head for the beach. First let’s take another look at the best of June 2012. In a seemingly endless election season, one thing we have to look forward to is the nightly skewering of the news media by the comic geniuses at The Daily Show. The person responsible for bringing it to life is comedian and writer Lizz Winstead, who talks about her life and career in her new book of essays, Lizz Free or Die.

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    • This Is Audible, May 8, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 56 mins
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    Today we’ll visit with Richard Preston, who picked up the torch left by the passing of Michael Crichton. The resulting book, complete with giant bugs and tiny people, is Micro. Then, we’ll also sit down with mega bestseller David Baldacci who is back with his latest thriller, The Innocent. And fans of actor Joe Pantoliano, perhaps better known as Joey Pants, will be delighted to hear about his new audio book, Asylum<. We’ll let him tell the story later this hour.

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    • This Is Audible, August 7, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Today it’s a visit to Elizabethan England, as New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness puts her magical couple, Diana and Matthew in the court of the Queen herself in her sequel to A Discovery of Witches – this one is called Shadow of Night. Next, Maggie heads to the great outdoors with Park Ranger and author Shelton Johnson as they talk about his novel, Gloryland.

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    • The Castle: Complete Series 4

    • By: Kim Fuller, Paul Alexander
    • Narrated by: James Fleet, Neil Dudgeon, Martha Howe-Douglas, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    Hie ye to The Castle, a rip-roaring sitcom starring James Fleet ( The Vicar Of Dibley), Neil Dudgeon ( Life Of Riley), Martha Howe-Douglas ( Horrible Histories), & Ingrid Oliver ( Watson & Oliver)Lovelorn daughters, paparazzi who work for What Ho Varlet! magazine, designer codpieces, and the invention of central heating: this is medieval England seen from a 21st century comedy perspective.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful British Humour!

    • By Susan Murdoch on 06-14-17

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    • The Castle: Complete Series 3

    • By: Kim Fuller, Paul Alexander
    • Narrated by: James Fleet, Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    Hie ye to 'The Castle', a rollicking sitcom set way back then, starring James Fleet ('The Vicar Of Dibley', 'Four Weddings & A Funeral') and Neil Dudgeon ('Life Of Riley').In the first episode, De Warenne is in trouble as an official enquiry into the Crusades gets mixed up with a Talent Competition and a Dragon of Mass Destruction. Plus embroidery gets a right dissing. Next, Sir John grapples with both an adulterous affair and a tin of pilchards.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By M. Lowery on 07-16-16

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, September 25, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 55 mins
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    And just like that, summer is over! Before we pull out the sweaters and boots, let’s take a look at the best of September. We met Ernie Cline, who turned his obsession with 80’s pop culture into a clever and winning science fiction novel called Ready Player One.

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    • This Is Audible, March 20, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Two things on everyone’s mind right now – politics and the future of our society, and The Hunger Games. There’s one book that neatly intersects both obsessions, and I’m delighted to welcome Lois Lowry, the author of the original young adult dystopian novel, The Giver. Speaking of politics, Maggie Linton sits down with Vince Flynn and sorts out the bad guys in his new book, Kill Shot.

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, March 26, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Narrated by: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Today we’ll take another look at the best of the blustery month of March with a rousing space opera with James S. A. Corey’s stunning novel, Leviathan Wakes. Next, Maggie Linton meets Kate Morton whose new novel The Secret Keeper not surprisingly reveals some long buried secrets.

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    • This Is Audible, July 3, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 56 mins
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    Today we’ll meet Chrissie Wellington, who has beaten the odds and everyone racing in her path. As the current Ironman triathlon world champion, probably writing her autobiography, A Life Without Limits, seemed like a piece of cake.

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    • The Castle

    • The Complete Series 2
    • By: Kim Fuller, Paul Alexander
    • Narrated by: James Fleet, Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    Series 2 of the rollickingly funny sitcom set whay back when...Thrill! - as brave knight Sir William De Warrenne comes back from the Crusades and tries to buy a castle with a combined dungeon/gym. Swoon! - as young Lady Anne watches handyman Sam Tree grease a rusty hinge. Sympathize! - as Lord of the castle Sir John hires the latest top-of-the-range horse, but can't work out what to do with the built-in ashtrays. And get out your dictionary as the medieval equivalent of Gordon Ramsey tries to prepare a banquet with a mandolin and some very old swear words....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Period Comedy with modern twist

    • By Grifgirl on 07-23-15

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, August 28, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 54 mins
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    Today we put August into the record books, which frankly doesn’t seem possible, because now Fall is in striking distance. That’s not such a bad deal. Before we let go, let’s take a listen to the best of August on This is Audible. We’ll start with a visit to Elizabethan England, as New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness puts her magical couple, Diana and Matthew in the court of the Queen herself in her sequel to A Discovery of Witches – this one is called Shadow of Night.

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    • This Is Audible, March 13, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 55 mins
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    Today we’ll meet rising star Erin Morgenstern, whose neo-Victorian vision for a Night Circus has been attracting a lot attention. Next, Maggie Linton meets John Michael Greer who calms us all down with his latest - Apocalypse Not: Why Everything You Know About 2012, Nostradamus and the Rapture Is Wrong. Then, Audiofile’s Robin Whitten drops by to talk about the remarkable work of writer A. S. Byatt.

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    • This Is Audible, February 14, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 54 mins
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    Happy Valentine’s Day, if you like the hearts and flowers. We’ll head back to the 90s to look forward to today, and find out about The Future of Us with authors Jay Ascher and Carolyn Mackler. Maggie Linton talks with Conor Grennan about the lost children of Nepal in his book, Little Princes. And we’ll get up and get moving with Dr. Judith Orloff’s Positive Energy. But first, Maggie has the top ten mystery and thriller downloads from Audible.com.

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