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    • The Wind Singer

    • The Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    In Aramanth, exams are everything. When Kestrel rebels, her family are sentenced to the harshest punishment. To save them, Kestrel learns the secret of the wind singer and she sets out to discover the true source of the evil that grips Aramanth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Overlooked Masterpiece

    • By Erica on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $16.21

    • Shadowlands

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    William Nicholson's Tony-nominated stage adaptation of his award-winning BBC teleplay relates the story of shy Oxford don and children's author C.S. Lewis and American poet Joy Gresham. Shadowlands shows how love, and the risk of loss, transformed this great man's relationships, even with God.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply wonderful in every way.

    • By Joy on 04-01-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Firesong

    • The Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Led by Hanno and Ira Hath, 32 mostly Manth survivors of the fall of the Mastery search for the fabled Homeland. Ira knows that as long as she feels the warmth on her face, despite the wintry conditions, they are heading in the right direction. She also knows that, according to the prophecy, she will die when they reach the homeland. She grows weaker with every step. Hanno must keep up the spirits of the marchers on the gruelling.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love

    • By DeeDee on 09-22-14

    Regular price: $19.71

    • Seeker

    • Book One of the Noble Warriors
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    On the rocky island of Anacrea, in a garden within the great castle-monastery called the Nom, lives the All and Only, the god who made all things. He is protected by an elite band of fighter monks. These are the Nomana, the Noble Warriors. Seeker, who lives on the island, is now 16, at last old enough to follow his brother into the ranks of the Nomana. Far away, Morning Star, also just sixteen, is leaving home to achieve her lifelong wish to join the Nomana.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A little to soft for Fantasy

    • By Joshua on 11-17-08

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Slaves of the Mastery

    • Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Five years have passed. The city of Aramanth has become kinder - weaker. When the ruthless soldiers of the Mastery strike, the city is burned, and the Manth people are taken into slavery. Kestrel Hath is left behind, separated from her beloved brother, Bowman, and vowing revenge. Now Kestrel must find Bowman again, and Bowman must learn the secrets of the Singer people. Only then will they break the power of the Mastery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, Great Series

    • By Erica on 06-13-12

    Regular price: $19.71

    • Noman

    • Book Three of the Noble Warriors
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The safe haven of the Noble Warriors has been demolished and the Nomana have disbanded. When a young boy preaching peace and joy mesmerizes all who come in contact with him, a large following grows quickly - one that soon includes Morning Star and the Wildman.

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Jango

    • Book Two of the Noble Warriors
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    The three heroes' fates again intertwine when an evil plan is set in motion that would destroy everything they have ever known, and this enemy is one that the Nomana may not be able to stand up to alone. A story of friendship and love, strength and courage, faith and redemption, Jango is a mesmerizing sequel to the acclaimed Seeker.

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Amherst

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Lesa Lockford, Justine Eyre
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Alice Dickinson, a young advertising executive in London, decides to take time off work to research her idea for a screenplay: the true story of the scandalous, adulterous love affair that took place between a young, Amherst college faculty wife, Mabel Loomis Todd, and the college's treasurer, Austin Dickinson, in the 1880s. Austin, twenty-four years Mabel's senior and married, was the brother of the reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, whose house provided the setting for Austin and Mabel's trysts.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Presence of God with the Afflicted

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Where we all face difficulties in our lives, it is our view on life which defines how we approach it. William Nicholson points out that the religious are guaranteed the greatest comfort of all. With every difficulty a Christian faces, they will feel the presence and comfort of God. 

    Regular price: $1.39

    • Motherland

    • A Novel
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Summer, 1942: Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry. Both men go off to war, and Ed wins the highest military honor for his bravery. But sometimes heroes don’t make the best husbands. Motherland follows Kitty, Ed, and Larry from wartime England and the brutally tragic Dieppe raid to Nazi-occupied France, India after the war, and Jamaica before independence.

    Regular price: $22.63

    • The Wind Singer

    • The Wind on the Fire Trilogy
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: William Nicholson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "I hate school! I hate ratings! I won't reach higher! I won't strive harder! I won't make tomorrow better than today!" In the walled city of Aramanth, exams are everything - not only for children, but for whole families. When Kestrel Hath dares to rebel, the Chief Examiner humiliates her father and sentences the family to the harshest punishment.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Church Triumphant!

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    18th century Puritan preacher William Nicholson shares his view on the triumphs and glory of the church. There is only one real church, which is the church of purity and perfection in heaven. But to reach this divine church, the temporal one was built here on Earth as a practice and reminder of our ultimate goal and future glory. 

    Regular price: $2.09

    • Slaves of the Mastery

    • The Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Kati Nicholl, William Nicholson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
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    The city of Aramanth has become a kinder place, but in becoming kinder it has also become weaker, making it the perfect target for the ruthless soldiers of the Mastery. After a swift and brutal battle that leaves the city burned and the Manth people destined for slavery, Kestrel finds herself alone, angry and bitterly sworn to wreak her own revenge. But first she must find her beloved brother Bowman, and he in turn must find a way of understanding the secrets of the mysterious Singer people.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • The Society of Others

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Glen McCready
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    He has nowhere to go. So he goes there. The narrator of The Society of Others is an alienated young man who sees no meaning in life. He doesn't even see the point of getting out of bed in the morning. To get his family off his back, he embarks on an aimless hitchhiking adventure around Europe. But his journey soon turns into an orgy of violence...

    Regular price: $14.28

    • The Will of Christ!

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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    We tend to leave a will to divide goods and possessions, but Christ left a will as well. William Nicholson explains to us the nature of Christ’s will. He states how this will is a gracious one and will be constituted once we accept the life and teachings of Christ. 

    Regular price: $1.74

    • Christ, the Physician of the Soul

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Where the body has its own healer in doctor, we also need one for our soul. The teachings and sacrifice of Christ can often serve as a spiritual balm but full acceptance of his divinity can serve a far greater purpose. William Nicholson explains how only the deeply religious can recognize their own spiritual disease and accept Christ as a physician of the soul. 

    Regular price: $2.09

    • Death, the Believer's Gain!

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Death is a rather sinister and taboo topic but for Christians, it is one of relief. The Bible teaches us all how to die, and William Nicholson stresses the importance of life as a preparation. In order to gain the glory promised after death, Christ must always be present before it and be a prevailing force in our lives. 

    Regular price: $1.39

    • The Commencement and Progress of Religion in the Soul

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 14 mins
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    In 1862, William Nicholson shared his views on our soul. He states that religion has already been planted within us. But it takes great work and nourishment to master it and maintain the progress toward eternity. 

    Regular price: $1.04

    • The Sacrifice of Christ!

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 20 mins
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    The sacrifice of Christ is where the redemption story of true believers begins. Nicholson reflects on the sacrifice of the God made flesh and its significance for the religious community. He refers to the intrinsic design of the sacrifice which blessed us all with a life of righteousness. 

    Regular price: $1.74

    • Christ, the Believer's Life!

    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 11 mins
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    William Nicholson asks us the question “What are we living for?”. His answer is that for him, Christ is life. He states that Christ had lived, promised, taught, and suffered, which makes him the pinnacle of hope and the essence of life. 

    Regular price: $1.04

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