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    • Meet Earth's Guardians, the Real-World X-Men and Women Saving Us From Existential Threats

    • By: Richard Benson
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Asteroid strikes, rogue AIs, autonomous weapons — and maybe a despotic politician or two — could wipe out civilisation. Earth's Guardians are here to save us.

    Regular price: $1.18

    • Macabre Tales

    • Seventy ghoulish and unearthly short stories
    • By: E. F. Benson, W. C. Morrow, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    A ghoulish collection of loathsome and macabre tales full of astounding skill and diabolical cleverness. 'The Coffin Merchant' by Richard Middleton, 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray, 'The Vampire' by Jan Neruda, 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher, 'The Story of the Spaniards' by E. & H. Heron, 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' by W. C. Morrow, 'The Anticipator' by Morley Roberts, 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A really great selection of stories

    • By J. C. Hardy on 12-17-15

    Regular price: $92.96

    • Barbecue: Barbecue Cookbook of Smoking Barbecue Recipes, Marinades, Sauces and Bastes

    • By: Richard Benson
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Miranti
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Do you want to amaze your friends and family with your authentic Memphis BBQ dishes? We dream of barbecue throughout cold winter days the whole year. Finally, the season is here and the first sunshine brings such a pleasure. The terrace is ready; we can finally bring out the barbecue from the garage! Charcoal or electric barbecue and the tongs in hand - you are ready to face the flames to cook some delicious barbecue with a unique recipe!

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Great Ghost Story Collection

    • Over 40 Spooky Tales
    • By: Richard Middleton, Hugh Walpole, E. F. Benson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A spectacular collection of classic ghost stories from some of the masters of spooky fiction. 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton; 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain; 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray; 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole; 'Rose Rose' by Barry Pain; 'The Ghost Ship' by Richard Middleton; 'The Bus Conductor' by E. F. Benson; 'The Tarn' by Hugh Walpole; 'The Diary of Mr. Poynter' by M. R. James.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sound Quality is Too Soft

    • By ME2018 on 03-17-17

    Regular price: $95.94

    • Fifty Spellbinding Stories

    • By: J. S. Fletcher, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fast-paced and varied collection of captivating short stories ranging from action thrillers to poignant tear-jerkers to the downright weird, including: "Jerry Bundler" by W. W. Jacobs, "The Umbrella Mender" by Beatrice Harraden, "Green Ink" by J. S. Fletcher, "Why Herbert Killed His Mother" by Winifred Holtby, "The Red Mark" by Israel Zangwill, "The White Kid Glove" by J. S. Fletcher, "Sophy Mason Comes Back" by E. M. Delafield, plus many more.

    Regular price: $85.28

    • Asem Hasna Lost His Leg in Syria – Now He's 3D-Printing a Second Chance for Fellow Amputees

    • By: Richard Benson
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 24 mins
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    The story of Refugee Open Ware, and one wounded refugee's efforts to help his countrymen back on their feet.

    Regular price: $1.02

    • Dirty Laundry

    • Real Life. Real Stories. Real Funny
    • By: Maggie Rowe, Anderson Gabrych, Kevin Nealon, and others
    • Narrated by: Maggie Rowe, Anderson Gabrych, Kevin Nealon, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Every other Thursday on Santa Monica Boulevard’s Comedy Central Stage, a motley assortment of prolific Hollywood writers, actors, and comics convene to reveal the most personal—and colorful—parts of their lives. Their soul-baring monologues reveal the sources of their creative genius, from wacky families, to psycho exes, random ramblings, and unbelievable Hollywood insights.

    Regular price: $16.06

    • The Farm

    • By: Richard Benson
    • Narrated by: Richard Stacey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A warm, funny, moving, and unsentimental tale of one family and the English countryside. After 200 years of farming in Yorkshire, the Benson family was forced to sell up. They found, like so many, that the land could no longer support them. While the farming way of life never came naturally to Richard Benson, a point that sent him running to London, he still feels his parents' loss and returns to do what he can to help.

    Regular price: $22.90

    • The Valley

    • A Hundred Years in the Life of a Family
    • By: Richard Benson
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    The close-knit villages of the Dearne Valley were home to four generations of the Hollingworth family. Spanning Richard Benson's great-grandmother Winnie's 92 years in the valley, and drawing on years of historical research, interviews and anecdotes, The Valley lets us into generations of carousing and banter as the family's attempts to build a better and fairer world for themselves meet sometimes with triumph, sometimes with bitter defeat.

    Regular price: $27.15

    • The Farm

    • By: Richard Benson
    • Narrated by: Richard Benson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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    After 200 years of farming in Yorkshire, the Benson family were forced to sell up. They found, like so many other farmers, that big business was wiping out a way of life they had known for generations.

    Regular price: $14.01

    • Stories of Odd Jobs and Strange Callings

    • By: H. G. Wells, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fascinating collection of classic short stories featuring unusual ways of making a living, including 'The Umbrella-Mender' by Beatrice Harraden, 'The Triumphs of a Taxidermist' by H. G. Wells, 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' by Kate Chopin, 'A Skinful of Trouble' by Arthur Morrison, 'White Magic' by Ella d'Arcy, 'A Deal in Ostriches' by H. G. Wells, and many more.

    Regular price: $25.81