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    • Horrible Histories: Savage Stone Age

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Learn all about the Savage Stone Age, with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Stone Age people spent all their time standing stones up on one end and rubbing sticks together to make fires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Homeschooling

    • By Rebecca Powell on 03-27-16

    Regular price: $10.65

    • The Silver Hand

    • A Novel of the First World War
    • By: Terry Deary
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    It's 1918, and the Great War is entering its final phase. In Northern France, young Aimee has just found out that her mother is part of a spy network working with the British. After reluctantly befriending Marius, a German boy who has been left behind by his countrymen, she must try to help him get back behind German lines while evading traitor she has helped to discover.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Terrible Tudors on this audiobook, including why Henry VIII thought he'd married a horse, which shocking swear words they simply loved to say and how an awful Tudor axeman kept botching the job. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts and how ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • True UFO Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Two people are kidnapped and used in horrific experiments by hideous, lizard-eyed aliens. Strange beings descend in a beam of light to rescue a girl and her father. An alien space craft crashes in Roswell, USA...but some people seem determined to keep it a secret. Is there intelligent life on other planets? Have beings from outer space visited Earth? Look at the facts and make up your own mind: Is there really someone out there?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Content. Poor delivery.

    • By ItalicAlec on 03-09-15

    Regular price: $9.49

    • True Horror Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    A girl murders her own father and mother in cold blood. A whole village of people disappears without trace, and all anyone saw were strange lights in the sky. An Egyptian mummy, disturbed after thousands of years, leaves a trail of horrible disasters. Incredible? Impossible? Too awful to imagine? But someone, somewhere has sworn that each of these sinister stories is true...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chilling and Well Done

    • By Anne on 07-28-12

    Regular price: $12.12

    • True Spy Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    What's it like to be a spy? Glamorous and exciting? Just like James Bond? Find out in these true tales of international espionage. Hear about the Internet spy who hacked into military secrets - and ended up dead; the ruthless emperor who spied on his own army; and the double agent who was awarded medals for bravery - by the country he had betrayed. Discover amazing facts about equipment, codes and disguises and enter the intriguing world of real-life spies!

    Regular price: $12.30

    • True Disaster Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    What would you do if disaster struck? Would you be a hero...or a coward? These are the true stories of people involved in many different kinds of disaster, and how they behaved in life-or-death situations. Hear about a single act of revenge that sacrificed hundreds of lives; how a tragic disaster at sea turned one man into a hero; the train crash that should never have happened and other real-life dramas.

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Horrible Histories: Woeful Second World War

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War on audio, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love all the books

    • By krayzie raulerson on 02-21-18

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Horrible Histories: Frightful First World War

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Discover all the foul facts about the Vile Victorians, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and about stag hunting in Paddington Station. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Regular price: $13.48

    • Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Discover all the foul facts about the Measly Middle Ages on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out why chickens had their bottoms shaved, a genuine jester's joke and what ten-year-old treacle was used for.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Groovy Greeks, including why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Flimsy

    • By Isia on 03-22-16

    Regular price: $13.48

    • Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the vicious Vikings, including Viking Gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues. Now in audio format, this bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • horrible awesomeness!

    • By Lady Anne on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $13.48

    • Horrible Histories: Stormin’ Normans

    • By: Terry Deary, Martin Brown
    • Narrated by: Terry Deary
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Listeners can discover all the foul facts about the Stormin Normans, including why Norman knights slept with a dolly, which pirate hung up his eye-patch and became a saint and why Crusader ships were defended with barrels of pee. Now in audio format, this bestselling book is sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    Regular price: $13.48

    • True Ghost Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Incredible? Impossible? Someone, somewhere has sworn that each of these nine terrifying tales is true... Strange, unexplained 'spirit stones' haunt a remote Australian farmstead. The horrifying apparition of a young girl avenges her own murder. A restless mummy walks abroad on Hallowe'en... Look at the facts and decide for yourself: do you believe in ghosts?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fun listen

    • By Lori from Utah on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Tudor Chronicles

    • Prince of Rags and Patches
    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Terrence Hardiman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    It is 1601 and Queen Elizabeth I is dying. Will Marsden lives in Marsden Manor in the north of England. Will is training to be a knight and listens avidly to the true tales of adventure and intrigue told by the family every night around the roaring fire. When a visitor arrives bearing letters from the dying Queen to James VI of Scotland and a body is found in the woods soon after, Will sets out to find the murderer, helped by Meg, the quick-witted serving girl.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short, but fun - and well read!

    • By lucky dog on 01-15-15

    Regular price: $18.77

    • Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire

    • Terrors and Torments, Diseases and Deaths
    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Mitch Benn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    >Dangerous Days in the Roman Empire is the first in a new adult series by Terry Deary, the author of the hugely best-selling Horrible Histories, popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and sharp wit, and among adults for engaging children (and themselves) with history. The Romans have long been held up as one of the first 'civilised' societies, and yet in fact they were capable of immense cruelty. Not only that, but they made the killing of humans into a sport.

    Regular price: $24.56

    • True Mystery Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    What makes people want to solve a mystery? Listen to these seven stories and you might decide there are some things that can never be explained. Find out how one woman checked into a Parisian hotel - and then disappeared; why Flight 19 never returned, with no sign of wreckage or survivors; and if the ghosts of Borley rectory can ever rest in peace. With gripping accounts and dramatic fact files, uncover some mysterious events from real life and decide what you think really happened.

    Regular price: $12.12

    • True Monster Stories

    • By: Terry Deary
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Incredible? Impossible? Too awful to imagine? But someone, somewhere at some time has sworn that each of these strange stories is true... A newspaper reports of a monster man, whose fiery breath scorched the faces of his victims; an American swears to his dying day he was kidnapped by a family of Bigfoot or ape men; and centuries old records tell of a beached sea monster so huge, a man could have drowned inside it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Book

    • By Anne on 07-28-12

    Regular price: $12.04

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