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    • The Grizzly King

    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Jack Sondericker
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here is a wonderful adventure about a giant grizzly and an orphaned cub. The story unfolds in the Canadian Rockies back near the turn of the century. Wounded and chased persistently by hunters, the giant grizzly continually eludes them. The hunters show new respect for their quarry when their lives fall into jeopardy as the grizzly turns the tables and they become the hunted. In the subsequent chase, both cub and hunters are taught the unyielding rules of nature and survival by the huge grizzly This story was made into a movie and released in 1989.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Dominate Procrastination: Tips, Hacks, and Strategies to Stop Procrastinating and Skyrocket Your Productivity

    • Total Freelancing Domination, Book 2
    • By: James Oliver
    • Narrated by: Paul Gewuerz
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you are looking to eliminate your procrastinating habits, see your productivity soar, and take control of your life, listen up.... You have the potential to be great. There’s just one thing holding you back: yourself. Do you find yourself spending hours on social media instead of finishing a project? How many times have you made a grand plan only to stop at the first hurdle? You’re not alone!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent performance

    • By Erin on 12-22-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • How Not to F*** Them Up

    • By: James Oliver
    • Narrated by: Paul Blake
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a mother, are you comfortable in your skin? Want to know how best to be a working or stay-at-home mum? Babies have very simple needs, yet many parents are overwhelmed with elaborate advice on how to meet them. In How Not to F*** Them Up leading child psychologist Oliver James argues that your under-threes do not need training; it's getting your head straight as a parent that's important. Drawing on extensive interviews and the latest clinical research, James identifies three basic types of mum: the Hugger, the Organiser, and the Fleximum.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • Dark Hall Press Cosmic Horror Anthology

    • By: Darin Kennedy, Josh Strnad, Shenoa Carroll-Bradd, and others
    • Narrated by: Zach Brewster-Geisz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
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    In his essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature”, H.P. Lovecraft famously noted, “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown”. Dark Hall Press is proud to present our Cosmic Horror Anthology, 10 tales of nameless terror from some of the most exciting voices in the field. From stories of subtle, invasive menace to tales of full-fledged cyclopean horrors; from alien worlds to the yawning holes in perception where strange forces lurk; where nature takes on a terrifying sentience and one is not safe even in dreams.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bottom of the barrel

    • By Sam on 02-18-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Dominate Upwork: Tips, Hacks and Strategies to Increase Your Monthly Income on the World's Biggest Freelancing Platform

    • Total Freelancing Domination, Book 1
    • By: James Oliver
    • Narrated by: Paul Gewuerz
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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    Do you want to make more money on Upwork? The world's biggest freelancing platform is full of opportunity to make thousands each month. So why do most Upworkers not make any money? Because they do it all wrong. I know this because I used to be one of them. My profile was full of mistakes, I would bid on 30 jobs and win none of them, and I never received a single job invite in my first two years on the site. Now I've bid and won countless jobs and have enough repeat business and private job invites where I rarely have to apply to public jobs anymore.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Baree

    • The Wolf-Dog
    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Baree was the son of a grey wolf and a black dog, born in the vast Canadian wilderness. He learns about nature and his fellow animals by trial and error; fighting with owls and playing with beavers. Being alone in the wild, he desperately seeks to join a pack of wolves, but they see him as a dog, and he is driven away.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Baree

    • By Susan on 05-26-04

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Confessions of Dorian Gray Series 04

    • By: Roy Gill, Sam Stone, James Goss, and others
    • Narrated by: Alexander Vlahos, Ayesha Antoine, Yasmin Bannerman, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
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    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic story of hedonism and corruption, The Confessions of Dorian Gray imagines a world where Dorian Gray was real, and his friendship with Oscar Wilde once spawned the notorious novel. Starring Alexander Vlahos as Dorian Gray, this fourth series of supernatural horror stories comprises eight original half-hour episodes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Carmelita on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $41.31

    • Affluenza

    • By: Oliver James
    • Narrated by: Oliver James
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
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    There is currently an epidemic of 'affluenza' throughout the world - an obsessive, envious, keeping-up-with-the-Joneses - that has resulted in huge increases in depression and anxiety among millions. Over a nine-month period, bestselling author Oliver James travelled around the world to try and find out why. He discovered how, despite very different cultures and levels of wealth, affluenza is spreading.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • We Were Poor, But We Were Happy

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-16-12

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Python for Beginners: 2 Manuscripts

    • How You Can Make Money Online as a Freelance Developer and Programmer, Even If You Have Zero Experience
    • By: James Oliver
    • Narrated by: Paul Gewuerz
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The proven, step-by-step way to earn money Online as a freelance Python developer. So you’ve read the books, you’ve learned to code, and now you want to trade your skills for money. If you want to begin a lucrative freelancing career, or just make some extra cash on the side doing what you love, listen to this audiobook now!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Python for beginners NOT

    • By Alex on 11-22-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Kazan

    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Kevin Foley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Part wolf, part Husky, he was born to the wilderness and carried his burden among men stoically. He had known starvation, bitter cold, overwork and suffering at the cruel hand of man. He was a giant among his kind and as fearless as the men who drove him mercilessly through the perils of a frozen world. And now, through the uncertain hand of fate, he is free...he is called Kazan, the Wild Dog. But his journey has just begun and survival against the unforgiving wilderness with his blind mate, Grey Wolf, is a personal challenge. He had never known fear...until now!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating tale for a lover of dogs and the wild

    • By Peter Darling on 03-12-17

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Favorite Poems for Children

    • By: Lewis Carroll, James Reeves, Oliver Herford, and others
    • Narrated by: Katinka Wolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dance with a lobster, telephone an elephant or knock on a moonlit door - this collection includes magical, macabre, dramatic, funny, bizarre, absurd, delightful, moving and charming poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Edward Lear, Hilaire Belloc, Kenneth Grahame and many others. Readers such as Anton Lesser, Simon Russell-Beale and Timothy West bring the lines beautifully to life and make this an ideal introduction to some of the best-loved children's poetry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A treasure in poetry

    • By Terrance Hanna on 02-04-11

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Elizabeth Bathory

    • Life and Legacy of History's Most Prolific Female Serial Killer
    • By: James Oliver
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Do you know the story of the Countess? Would you like to know more about this controversial historical figure? If so, Countess Elizabeth Bathory: The Life and Legacy of History's Most Prolific Female Serial Killer is the book for you. It explains the life and times of this powerful woman - and how she came to be accused of so many heinous crimes. You'll gain access to a variety of historical versions, perspectives, and accounts of her life - some of which paint her as a villain - and others as a victim!

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    • By K.Austin on 07-14-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The River's End

    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Rusty Nelson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Between Conniston, of His Majesty's Royal Northwest Mounted Police, and Keith, the outlaw, there was a striking physical and facial resemblance. Both had observed it, of course. It gave them a sort of confidence in each other. Between them it hovered in a subtle and unanalyzed presence that was constantly suggesting to Conniston a line of action that would have made him a traitor to his oath of duty. For nearly a month he had crushed down the whispered temptings of this thing between them.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Valley of Silent Men

    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Jack Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This suspenseful work by James Oliver Curwood starts with a deathbed confession by a North Canadian police officer to a murder that an innocent man is going to die for... A beautiful, secretive young woman knows something about the case, but has her motive to keep this hidden from everyone except the chief of police, who has reasons of his own for wanting everything to just go away... Filled with everything we want from an adventurous, mysterious romance and murder puzzle!

    Regular price: $7.35

    • The New Yorker (Oct. 31, 2005)

    • By: George Packer, James Surowiecki, Jeffrey Toobin, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
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    "Saddam On Trial" by George Packer; "Capitol Gains" by James Surowiecki; "Breyer's Big Idea" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Recalled to Life" by Oliver Sacks; "The Children" by William Trevor; and "Troublemakers" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Iris Wildthyme Reloaded

    • By: James Goss, Paul Magrs, Mark B Oliver, and others
    • Narrated by: Katy Manning, Geoffrey Breton, Ian Hallard, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
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    Join transtemporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend, Captain Turner!

    Regular price: $43.63

    • The Country Beyond

    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Jack Brown
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
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    A big-hearted outlaw, Jolly Roger McKay, who never did anything nasty, is pursued for years by the Royal Northwest Mounties, through the Northwest Canadian wilderness, circa early 1900's. At one of his hiding places, he falls in love with a local young woman, Nada, but feels inferior to her. The puppy Peter, devoted to both the outlaw and Nada, follows him through everything; as we listeners hope these two people get back together and find happiness in this fine work by James Oliver Curwood.

    Regular price: $7.35

    • Isobel

    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Jack Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
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    This story by James Oliver Curwood, published in 1913, possesses all of the great elements that make up a good adventure yarn! Old fashioned sense of nobility, falling in love, losing love, suspense, tragedies and ultimate happiness regained as the listener gets entangled in the story - full of twists and turns - of a Sergeant of the Canadian Northwest Mounted and his partner; chasing an elusive killer and his wife through a wintry and harsh world.

    Regular price: $7.35

    • The Alaskan

    • By: James Oliver Curwood
    • Narrated by: Maynard Villers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
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    Here is a story of Alaska, circa 1920. Mary Standish, a hauntingly beautiful, mysterious young woman and Alan Holt, a native of the Tundra, meet aboard the Nome as it steams for Alaska via the Inside Passage. Mary was running from someone or something, back in Seattle where she came aboard. She reveals a part of her secret to Alan and then commits a stunning act that haunts Alan even as he returns to the Tundra. This act bears tremendous consequences for Alan and the entire territory of Alaska which culminates in a blazing gun battle....

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Office Politics

    • By: Oliver James
    • Narrated by: Paul Blake
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The modern working world is a dangerous place, where game-playing, duplicity and sheer malevolence are rife. Do talent and hard work count for nothing? Is politics everything? In this fascinating exposé, Oliver James reveals the murky underside of modern office life. With cutting-edge research and eye-opening interviews, he highlights the nasty practices that propel people to the top and shows how industries and cultures are fostering this behaviour.

    Regular price: $20.65

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