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    • The Golden Age of Murder

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      4 out of 5 stars 20

    A real-life detective story, investigating how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction, writing books casting new light on unsolved murders whilst hiding clues to their authors' darkest secrets. This is the first book about the Detection Club, the world's most famous and most mysterious social network of crime writers. Drawing on years of in-depth research, it reveals the astonishing story of how members such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers reinvented detective fiction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Should Have Bought the Kindle Book

    • By Sires on 05-09-16

    Regular price: $17.55

    • The Christmas Card Crime

    • And Other Stories
    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin, Anne Dover
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    A Christmas party is punctuated by a gunshot under a policeman’s watchful eye. A jewel heist is planned amidst the glitz and glamour of Oxford Street’s Christmas shopping. And lost in a snowstorm, a man finds a motive for murder.... This collection of mysteries explores the darker side of the festive season, from unexplained disturbances in the fresh snow to the darkness that lurks beneath the sparkling decorations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Aahhh... Just The Right Blend Of Mystery, Murder And Christmas.!!

    • By John on 12-04-18

    Regular price: $20.28

    • Necro Files

    • Two Decades of Extreme Horror
    • By: George R. R. Martin, Bentley Little, Edward Lee, and others
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98

    Spanning over 20 years, 20 masters and modern authors of hardcore horror share their most bad-ass stories in this special edition from Comet Press. Many hard to find and out of print, some that were banned, Necro Files covers every imaginable mode of mayhem including serial killers, necrophilia, cannibals, werewolves, zombies, sex fetishes, psychopaths, snuff, occult, and more stories that dial into the dark side of human nature.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Friendly Warning

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-11-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Gallows Court

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Sheila Mitchell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    London, 1930. A headless corpse; an apparent suicide in a locked room; a man burned alive during an illusionist's show in front of thousands of people. Scotland Yard is baffled by the sequence of ghastly murders unfolding across the city, and at the centre of it all is mysterious heiress Rachel Savernake. Daughter of a grand judge, Rachel is as glamorous as she is elusive. Jacob Flint, a tenacious young journalist eager to cover the gruesome crimes, is drawn into Rachel's glittering world of wealth and power....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Light Noir

    • By MxH on 04-04-19

    Regular price: $18.54

    • The Digital Transformation Book

    • The Significant 7 Imperatives for Delivering Successful Change in Complex IT Projects
    • By: Martin Sharp, Edward Johns
    • Narrated by: Martin Sharp
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 3

    Is your IT project lacking? Do you struggle with finding the ways to improve your business? With Digital Transformation, you'll gain access to insight from leaders in the field on how to successfully implement modifications to any IT project. Digital Transformation is the best resource for successful change in complex IT projects. Along with the book, Imperators provides you with expert advice and partnership to make transformation a reality.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • too generic

    • By Tim on 06-24-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Frozen Shroud

    • A Lake District Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Death has come twice to Ravenbank, a remote community in England’s Lake District, each time on Halloween. Just before the First World War, a young woman’s corpse was found, with a makeshift shroud frozen to her battered face. Her ghost - the Faceless Woman - is said to walk through Ravenbank on Halloween. Five years ago, another woman, Shenagh Moss, was murdered, and again her face was covered to hide her injuries.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Two Women Killed a Century Apart -- 3.5 Stars

    • By Sires on 05-09-13

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Tough Crimes

    • True Cases by Top Canadian Criminal Lawyers
    • By: Edward L. Greenspan, Richard Wolson, Marilyn Sandford, and others
    • Narrated by: Bonnie Horton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Tough Crimes is a collection of thoughtful and insightful stories by 20 of Canada's most prominent criminal lawyers. In the book they write about cases that had surprising turns or that presented personal or ethical challenges. We've all heard the media's take on notorious criminals, but when have we had a chance to hear directly from the lawyers who defended or prosecuted them?

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Dungeon House

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Twenty years ago, Malcolm Whiteley discovers his attractive wife, Lysette, is having an affair. The Whiteleys are wealthy and live with their 16-year-old daughter, Amber, in the magnificent Dungeon House. When Lysette tells Malcolm their marriage is over, he snaps and takes out the old rifle he has been hiding.... Back to the present day, and Hannah Scarlett's cold case team are looking into the disappearance of Lily Elstone, whose father was Malcolm Whiteley's accountant.

    Regular price: $22.57

    • The Frozen Shroud

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Ravenbank, Hallowe'en is particularly chilling. It is a time for telling the story of the Faceless Woman, her corpse discovered with a makeshift shroud frozen to her battered face. And five years ago, another woman was murdered in exactly the same way. Daniel Kind, a specialist in the history of murder, becomes fascinated by the old cases. While Daniel attends a Hallowe'en party in Ravenbank, death returns for a third time. The latest horrifying murder presents DCI Hannah Scarlett, head of the Cold Case Review Team, with the toughest challenge of her career.

    Regular price: $15.59

    • The Hanging Wood

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Orla Payne was seven years old, her brother, Callum, mysteriously vanished from the Hanging Wood in the Lake District. Shrouded in complicated family matters and with no clear leads, the case was eventually dismissed. His body was never found. Twenty years of frustration and depression later, Orla is desperate to find out the truth. On historian Daniel Kind's recommendation, she contacts Cold Case Review detective Hannah Scarlett, who sets about seeking justice for brother and sister.

    Regular price: $23.45

    • The Serpent Pool

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Lake District's cold case specialist, DCI Hannah Scarlett, is determined to uncover the truth behind Bethany Friend's apparent suicide in the Serpent Pool. Why would Bethany, so afraid of water, drown herself? Hannah fears that her partner, bookseller Marc Amos, is keeping dark secrets. Does he hold the key to Bethany's past - and why was his best customer burnt to death in an Ullswater boathouse?

    Regular price: $14.91

    • Dancing for the Hangman

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    It is 1910 and Dr Hawley Crippen has been convicted of the murder of his wife Cora. In his cell at Pentonville Prison, Crippen faces the prospect of the gallows. Laying bare his innermost feelings, he looks back at his austere childhood in Coldwater, Michigan, his tempestuous marriage and life on the run with his lover Ethel Le Neve. Yet as he revisits his life, Crippen entreats us to consider his "confession": I am not a murderer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unlucky in love

    • By Hugh on 06-07-11

    Regular price: $20.44

    • The Arsenic Labyrinth

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Historian Daniel Kind is finding winter at Brackdale tough, especially as his relationship with Miranda is also going through a dark time. Far from the bright lights of London, and with renovations behind schedule, Miranda has itchy feet. The fear that she may just get up and leave isn't far from Daniel's thoughts. She wouldn't be the first: years ago, the solitary Emma Beswick left her cottage and never came back, her disappearance never resolved.

    Regular price: $24.17

    • Waterloo Sunset

    • By: Martin Edwards
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Liverpool lawyer Harry Devlin never knew that five short lines could change his life - until he receives a notice announcing his sudden death on Midsummer's Eve. Someone wants him dead and he has only seven days to find out who it is.

    Regular price: $29.07

    • UFOs and Close Encounters: Interviews, Volume 1

    • By: George Adamski, Daniel Fry, George Van Tassle, and others
    • Narrated by: George Adamski, Daniel Fry, George Van Tassle, and others
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    An amazing collection of interviews with highly credible investigators and witnesses of UFO encounters.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Best Gay Romance 2011

    • By: Richard Labonte (editor), Martin Delacroix, Edward Moreno, and others
    • Narrated by: Drake Stone
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Short fiction that is long on romance, Best Gay Romance 2011 encompasses the dizzying emotions of the human heart in love: delight, longing, relief, despair, anger, and deepest desire. From first times to brief encounters, to rediscovered missed connections and longtime companions, editor Richard Labont? has curated a classic on the subject of love between men. Each story unfolds the "possibility of happy-ever-after-the warm, beating heart of romantic desire".

    Regular price: $19.95