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    • Artemis

    • By: Philip Palmer
    • Narrated by: Heather O'Neill, Robert Ian MacKenzie
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 34

    Philip Palmer, the best-selling author of Hell Ship, crafts science fiction works that have earned him a reputation as one of the best in the business. In Artemis, con artist and killer Artemis McIvor took the collapse of the galactic government as the opportunity to go on a crime spree to end all crime sprees. But when the law finally catches up to her, she’s given a choice: spend the rest of her life cooling her heels in prison or accept a deadly mission to save all of humanity.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I would NEVER recommend this book.

    • By Erica on 01-01-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Hell Ship

    • By: Philip Palmer
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery, Tim Gerard Reynolds, Bianca Amato
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A prolific writer for film, television, and theater, Philip Palmer here delivers a science-fiction thriller that rockets along from blistering start to fiery conclusion. A juggernaut striking fear into the hearts of planets that fall within its path, the Hell Ship mercilessly slaughters innocents as it travels through space, amassing slaves. But one slave, Sharrock, refuses to accept his shackles—and his cause is soon to be boosted by Jak, who’s following the ship and determined to destroy it for its crimes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Very different kind of story!

    • By Dennis on 11-08-12

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Art of Deception

    • By: Philip Palmer
    • Narrated by: David Schofield, Indira Varma
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    All five episodes of the Radio 4 full-cast detective drama written by Philip Palmer. Originally broadcast as the ‘Woman’s Hour’ drama during the week commencing 22 June 2009.The story takes place in the present day, and centres on notorious art forger Daniel Ballantyne, newly released from prison but now dying, who is telling his life's story to an art critic and journalist, Jessica Brown, to help her write a book about forgery.

    Regular price: $12.91

    • The Daniel Defoe BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders & A Journal of the Plague Year
    • By: Daniel Defoe, Philip Palmer
    • Narrated by: Full Cast, Jessica Hynes, Ben Miles, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Three lively retellings of Daniel Defoe’s classic novels, plus two bonus programmes about his extraordinary life and far-reaching influence. Robinson Crusoe and His Farther Adventures An imaginative blend of the famous castaway tale and its lesser-known sequel, this thrilling drama sees Crusoe setting sail for the far north. Facing danger in the Siberian wastes, he keeps terror at bay by telling his companions campfire tales of his many adventures on his beloved island. Starring Tim McInnerney as Crusoe.

    Regular price: $21.81