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    • The Jewel in the Crown

    • Raj Quartet
    • By: Paul Scott
    • Narrated by: Sam Dastor
    • Length: 21 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
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    In the India of 1942, two rapes take place simultaneously - that of an English girl in Mayapore, and that of India by the British. In each, physical violence, racial animosity, the coercion of the weak by the strong all play their part, but playing a part too are love, affection, loyalty, and recognition that the last division of all to be overcome is the colour of the skin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Audio Book!

    • By Thomas on 11-07-11

    Regular price: $23.44

    • The Day of the Scorpion

    • The Raj Quartet, Book 2
    • By: Paul Scott
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 22 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    The second novel in The Raj Quartet: the arrest by British police of Mohammed Ali Kasim, who is known to sympathise with the Quit India movement, signifies a further deterioration in Anglo-India relations. For families such as the Laytons, who have lived and served in India for generations, the immediate social and political realities are both disturbing and tragic. With growing confusion and bewilderment, the British are forced to confront the violent and often brutal years that lie ahead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless classic, disastrous narrator choice

    • By Timothy on 12-10-12

    Regular price: $45.50

    • A Division of the Spoils

    • The Raj Quartet, Book 4
    • By: Paul Scott
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 28 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1947.

    Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, this volume sketches one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A long story

    • By Susan on 09-25-16

    Regular price: $45.50

    • The Queuing Dead: A Very British Zombie Anthology

    • By: Marc Moore, Matt Hickman, Diane Coughlin, and others
    • Narrated by: Charles Robert Fox
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This anthology gathers some of the finest indie horror and zombie authors together in one amazing collection of incredible tales from all across the United Kingdom. Fifteen amazing masters of the craft entertain listeners with 15 thrilling zombie stories set in the United Kingdom.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Doctor Who: Tales of Terror

    • By: Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, and others
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred, Rachael Stirling, Adjoa Andoh, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    A new spine-chilling collection of 12 adventures packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween. Written by Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, Richard Dungworth, Scott Handcock and Craig Donaghy, each story stars an incarnation of the Doctor on a brand-new adventure in time and space. Each also features a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to face, plus appearances from favourite friends and companions such as Sarah Jane, Jo, Ace and Donna.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Halloween Who

    • By Ian on 11-29-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Rider

    • Galactic Football League Novellas, Book 4
    • By: Scott Sigler, Paul E. Cooley
    • Narrated by: Scott Sigler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 206

    The Rider is a GFL novella co-written by Scott Sigler and Paul E Cooley. It is the story of The Roughland Ridgebacks captain, Poughkeepsie Pete, and his favorite mount, Old Bess the Tyrannosaurus Rex. They play dinolition, and they are the best team in the game.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magic in an Audio.

    • By Jayho74 on 12-12-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Staying On

    • By: Paul Scott
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Tusker and Lily Smalley stayed on in India. Given the chance to return ‘home’ when Tusker, once a Colonel in the British Army, retired, they chose instead to remain in the small hill town of Pankot, with its eccentric inhabitants and archaic rituals left over from the days of the Empire. Only the tyranny of their imposing landlady threatens to upset the quiet rhythm of their days.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Pleasant Meander

    • By Ian C Robertson on 09-22-14

    Regular price: $19.10

    • Roadside MBA

    • Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives, and Small Business Owner
    • By: Michael Mazzeo, Paul Oyer, Scott Schaefer
    • Narrated by: Steve Gibbons
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    While playing hooky from a conference in Boston a few years back, three former colleagues from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management hopped in a car and headed on a road trip. They pulled into a shoe store in Maine and noticed that the sales help was unusually pushy. After a few questions, they discovered the store had a "secret shopper" program, in which employees would be marked down if they were not sufficiently aggressive with customers. A lightbulb went off.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-25-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Web Based Startups

    • The 21 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Web Design and Internet Marketing
    • By: Paul J. Scott
    • Narrated by: Gregory Allen Siders
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Drawing on his experience as a web designer, marketing consultant, and successful entrepreneur, Paul J. Scott breaks key web startup concepts into easy-to-use tips and advice. Whether you’re looking to revolutionize an industry or just change your own life, this is the one book you need before launching your online business. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Jewel in the Crown

    • The Raj Quartet, Book 1
    • By: Paul Scott
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 22 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
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      4 out of 5 stars 44
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    The first volume in Paul Scott's historical tour-de-force opens in 1942 as the British fear both Japanese invasion and Indian demands for self-rule. In the Mayapore gardens, Daphne Manners, daughter of the provincial governor, leaves her Indian lover, who will soon be arrested for her alleged rape.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Superb writing, subverted by spiritless narration

    • By mgale on 10-13-10

    Regular price: $45.50

    • The Towers of Silence

    • The Raj Quartet, Book 3
    • By: Paul Scott
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    This volume follows the fates of the Laytons and a retired missionary teacher, all of whom can foresee the end of the Raj - and both welcome and lament its passing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great insights and very well read. part 3 of 4.

    • By Elizabeth on 06-19-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Fake News on Facebook? In Foreign Elections, That’s Not New.

    • By: Paul Mozur, Mark Scott
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Fake News on Facebook? In Foreign Elections, That’s Not New." is from the November 17, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Paul Mozur and Mark Scott and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Occupy Handbook

    • By: Janet Byrne (editor), Paul Krugman, Michael Lewis, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell, Worthen Worthen, Dikan Tulane
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Analyzing the movement's deep-seated origins in questions that the country has sought too long to ignore, some of the greatest economic minds and most incisive cultural commentators capture the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon in all its ragged glory. They give listeners an on-the-scene feel for the movement as it unfolds while exploring the heady growth of the protests, considering the lasting changes wrought, and recommending reform.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but uneven.

    • By David on 08-18-14

    Regular price: $17.09

    • American Justice?

    • By: Paul Brakke, Gini Graham Scott
    • Narrated by: Dan Lizette
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book is for those who believe they know all they need to know about the criminal justice system -- the system that keeps us safe from criminals; the system that protects its good, law-abiding citizens. Told in two sections, the first a first-person perspective of a victim's husband, American Justice is a true story that provides an up close and personal look at the American justice system and how easy it is to become a victim of the system.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Building a Successful Web App

    • A Businessperson's Guide to Making Websites Do More
    • By: Paul J. Scott
    • Narrated by: Gregory Allen Siders
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Have you ever wished your website could do more than show visitors information about your company and its products or services? Or, do you have a great idea for a startup, but don't know how to turn your concept into a great website? In Building a Successful Web App, entrepreneur and veteran web developer Paul J. Scott walks you step-by-step through the process of coming up with a great web app concept, choosing the right programming team, and turning your vision into a reality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Starter Book

    • By kevinf on 08-01-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Unfinished Lives: What If Our Legends Lived On? Volume 2: Montgomery Clift and Marilyn Monroe

    • By: Paul Rosenfeld, Vernon Scott
    • Narrated by: Adrian Pasdar, Joanna Cassidy
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Despite their adulation and success, Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift's lives were both cut short and their potential likely not fully realized. Unfinished Lives 2 envisions their lives in our world if these two most beloved, 20th century celebrities had lived. Each penned by a professional entertainment journalist, these vividly imaginative "biographies" are thoughtful, honest, heartfelt... and entirely within the realm of possibility.

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Websites That Work

    • 10 Low Cost, High ROI Internet Marketing Strategies
    • By: Paul J. Scott
    • Narrated by: Gregory Allen Siders
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why do so many business owners pour time and money into their websites and get so little in return? Usually, it's because they aren't focusing on the right strategies. They waste resources chasing the wrong metrics and don't know how to turn views and other forms of engagement into sales. They know they need to find customers online to stay competitive, but aren't sure how. Get your copy today and you'll start making money from your website instead of sinking more of your budget into it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To Re-Enter the Internet

    • By John J. Meyer on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Masterpieces of Modern Short Fiction

    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Joseph Conrad, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and others
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Michael York
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 23
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    An eclectic compendium of the finest short fiction of the last 150 years, featuring works by Paul Theroux, Joseph Conrad, James Ellroy, Ambrose Bierce, Charlotte Perkins Gillman, Aldous Huxley, Philip Roth, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Probably better to read

    • By Christopher on 04-09-05

    Regular price: $17.95

    • 7 Smart Online Strategies for Offline Businesses

    • Proven Internet Tactics Any Business Owner Can Use to Help the Bottom Line
    • By: Paul J. Scott
    • Narrated by: Gregory Allen Siders
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Can offline businesses benefit from strong online marketing? In this short guide, experienced entrepreneur and web designer Paul J. Scott shares seven smart, cost-effective strategies business owners can use to drive foot traffic and offline sales using their websites. If you're looking at launching or improving your website for the first time, this is a book you can't afford to miss!

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Staying On

    • By: Paul Scott
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In this sequel to The Raj Quartet, Colonel Tusker and Lucy Smalley stay on in the hills of Pankot after Indian independence deprives them of their colonial status. Finally fed up with accommodating her husband, Lucy claims a degree of independence herself. Eloquent and hilarious, she and Tusker act out class tensions among the British of the Raj and give voice to the loneliness, rage, and stubborn affection in their marriage.

    Regular price: $31.93

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