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    • And Then You're Dead

    • What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling over Niagara
    • By: Cody Cassidy, Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    A gleefully gruesome look at the actual science behind the most outlandish, cartoonish, and impossible deaths you can imagine. What would happen if you took a swim outside a deep-sea submarine wearing only a swimsuit? How long could you last if you stood on the surface of the sun? How far could you actually get in digging a hole to China? Paul Doherty, senior staff scientist at San Francisco's famed Exploratorium Museum, and writer Cody Cassidy explore the real science behind these and other fantastical scenarios.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • perfect for a precocious 9 year old boy

    • By T Law Firm Business on 05-15-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Straw Men

    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Terry Wale
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    January, 1381. As guests of the Regent, John of Gaunt, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston are attending a mystery play performed by the Straw Men, Gaunt’s personal acting troupe, at St John’s Chapel in the Tower of London when the evening is rudely interrupted by sudden, violent death. Who would have the audacity to murder two of Gaunt’s VIP guests and the wherewithal to strategically position two severed heads on the stage without being noticed? The regent orders Athelstan to find out.

    Regular price: $15.59

    • Devil's Wolf

    • Hugh Corbett 19
    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Paul Doherty's most popular series character returns. Hugh Corbett is about to take up a life of danger once again in the 19th novel in his series and the follow-up to Dark Serpent. If you love historical mysteries from Robin Hobb, Susanna Gregory, Michael Jecks, Peter Tremayne and Bernard Knight, you will love this.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Bloodstone

    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Terry Wale
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    December, 1380. When the corpse of Sir Robert Kilverby is discovered in a locked room, Brother Athelstan accompanies the King’s coronor to investigate. For the late Sir Robert had in his possession a sacred bloodstone which he was planning to donate to the Abbey of St Fulcher-on-Thames.

    Regular price: $15.59

    • The Midnight Man

    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    When Brother Anselm and his novice are summoned to the Church of St Michael’s in Candlewick to perform an exorcism, little are they prepared for the horror that waits. The demons and apparitions that plague the church would appear to have been summoned by an infamous sorcerer known as the Midnight Man. But what has he unwittingly unleashed - and why? Is someone using the haunting as the perfect cover for their murderous intent? And is there any link with the sudden disappearances of a number of young women in the area? The answers lie in the past and an unresolved wickedness from many decades before.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Canterbury Tales as Horror Stories

    • By Judith A. Weller on 08-23-13

    Regular price: $14.86

    • Dark Serpent

    • Hugh Corbett 18
    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    After his recent unveiling of a devious assassin, Sir Hugh Corbett has returned to service as the Keeper of the Secret Seal, begrudgingly admitting that his appetite for adventure has once again been whetted. Summoned to meet the King to be congratulated on their work together, Corbett and Ranulf learn of the death of Corbett's close friend, Ralph Grandison. Ralph, a leper, has been found dead in a rowing boat, a dagger thrust through his chest. But this murder is not the first of its kind.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Last of Days

    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the final days of Henry VIII, one man is there to witness the demise of a legend... Master historian Paul Doherty weaves his magic in an epic tale of murderous schemes and a blood-smattered political order.King Henry VIII, a fearsome figure of power and stature, lies upon his deathbed diminished by sickness and haunted by ghosts from his past. Only Will Somers, long-serving jester and confidant, sees all. While Henry is confined to his chamber, Will begins a journal that will document his King's last turbulent days.

    Regular price: $15.48