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    • Tales and Traditions of Scottish Castles

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Nigel Tranter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 13

    Alive with anecdote, this is a wonderful companion for anyone who enjoys Scotland's heritage and tales of its gaunt and shadowy ruins.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Will put you to sleep!

    • By SandieRS on 07-17-08

    Regular price: $4.12

    • The Wallace

    • Scotland's Greatest Hero
    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Michael Elder
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    William Wallace is accepted as an even greater hero than King Robert the Bruce; he is Scotland's most honoured son, a patriot unrivalled. Bruce fought for a throne; Wallace fought for the nation's freedom with nothing wanted for himself. Terribly, Wallace paid the price, as this story relates.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The Wallace

    • By Sandy on 09-03-11

    Regular price: $4.64

    • The Bruce Trilogy 2

    • The Path of the Hero King
    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Michael Elder
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The compelling story of Scotland's hero-king who, tutored and encouraged by the great William Wallace, united his despairing people in a deadly fight for the throne and national survival. In the second of this best selling trilogy, Nigel Tranter charts these turbulent years, revealing the flowering of Bruce's character, sustained by a passionate love, not only of his land and people, but.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • The Bruce Trilogy 1

    • The Steps to the Empty Throne
    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Michael Elder
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The compelling story of Scotland's hero-king who, tutored and encouraged by the great William Wallace, united his despairing people in a deadly fight for the throne and national survival. In the first of this best selling trilogy, Nigel Tranter charts these turbulent years, revealing the flowering of Bruce's character, sustained by a passionate love, not only of his land and people, but....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The Bruce Trilogy 1: The Steps to the Empty Throne

    • By rikkim13 on 08-27-10

    Regular price: $8.52

    • The Bruce Trilogy 3

    • The Price of the King's Peace
    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Michael Elder
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The compelling story of Scotland's hero-king who, tutored and encouraged by the great William Wallace, united his despairing people in a deadly fight for the throne and national survival. In the third of this best selling trilogy, Nigel Tranter charts these turbulent years, revealing the flowering of Bruce's character, sustained by a passionate love, not only of his land and people, but

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Macbeth

    • The King: Part 1
    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: John MacIsaac
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Nigel Tranter introduces his tremendous novel of the true Macbeth and his struggle to make and save a united Scotland, of his devotion to the greatly-wronged young woman, Gruoch, of the humane laws they sought to establish, the battle he was forced to fight against Malcolm Canmore, the ancient Celtic Church he supported against the threat of Rome, and the price he paid.

    Regular price: $12.01

    • More Tales and Traditions of Scottish Castles

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Nigel Tranter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Alive with anecdote, this is a further wonderful companion for anyone who enjoys Scotland's heritage and tales of its gaunt and shadowy ruins.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • The Stone

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Andrew Dallmeyer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Plundered from Scotland by Edward I in 1296, the Stone of Destiny lay beneath the Coronation Chair in Westminster Abbey for 700 years. For centuries, rumour and speculation have surrounded the origins of this legendary symbol of Royal power. Was this the real Stone, or merely a 13th-century fake?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The legend lives on...

    • By Jeanie on 01-02-12

    Regular price: $4.12

    • Macbeth

    • The King: Part 2
    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: John MacIsaac
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
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    Nigel Tranter introduces his tremendous novel of the true Macbeth and his struggle to make and save a united Scotland, of his devotion to the greatly-wronged young woman, Gruoch, of the humane laws they sought to establish, the battle he was forced to fight against Malcolm Canmore, the ancient Celtic Church he supported against the threat of Rome, and the price he paid.

    Regular price: $12.01

    • The Queen's Grace

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Andrew Dallmeyer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Here's a gripping story of deadly rivalry and bloodly conflict, evoking all the intrigue and drama that characterised the life and violent times of Scotland's most celebrated monarch.

    Regular price: $7.47

    • Tinker's Pride

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: James Bryce
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Tinker's Pride is a story of the power of wealth and privilege, set against one man's pride in his native land. Told with an unrivalled understanding of the Scottish Highlands and their people, Nigel Tranter's evocative tale of West Highland life before the Second World War is both compelling and deeply moving.

    Regular price: $10.67

    • Macbeth

    • The King: Part 3
    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: John MacIsaac
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Nigel Tranter introduces his tremendous novel of the true Macbeth and his struggle to make and save a united Scotland, of his devotion to the greatly-wronged young woman, Gruoch, of the humane laws they sought to establish, the battle he was forced to fight against Malcolm Canmore, the ancient Celtic Church he supported against the threat of Rome, and the price he paid.

    Regular price: $12.01

    • Dark Island

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: John Maclsaac
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Dark Island begins as the Napoleonic wars are drawing to a close. The year is 1815. On the battlefield near Waterloo, a surgeon-major in the Highland Brigade tends the mortally wounded padre.

    When the wars are over, to honour a promise to his dying friend, Aeneas Graham, the surgeon journeys to a remote Hebridean island called Erismore.

    Regular price: $10.67

    • Highness in Hiding

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Andrew Dallmeyer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Here is a dramatic account of Prince Charles in the seven months after the battle of Culloden. Throughout the Summer of 1746, he was a refugee in the Hebrides, hunted by the British Naval forces with a price of £30,000 on his head.

    Regular price: $7.47

    • Footbridge to Enchantment

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Nigel Tranter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The personal anecdotes and reminiscences of Nigel Tranter round the shores of Aberlady Bay, where he does his daily walking and writing. Chapters include: "Two Paths to Enchantment", "Flotsam and Jetsam", "Boundless Dune Counrty", "The Belligerent Swan", "Puzzles of the Tide's Edge", "A Canine Optimist", "In Search of Jovey Gray", "Flights of Freedom", and "Threats of Flooding".

    Regular price: $15.80

    • Nestor the Monster

    • By: Nigel Tranter
    • Narrated by: Jan Moffat
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Abridged
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    Ken Rutherford believes in the Loch Ness Monster, and what's more he believes he can find it. While on holiday with his parents he sets out to do just that. He needs the help of his friend Fiona MacBride if he's going to have any chance of success, and when she agrees to come along, the hunt for the monster is on.

    Regular price: $10.67