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    • A Man Called Intrepid

    • The Incredible WWII Narrative of the Hero Whose Spy Network and Secret Diplomacy Changed the Course of History
    • By: William Stevenson
    • Narrated by: David McAlister
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

    A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated intelligence operation and of its master, William Stephenson. Codenamed INTREPID by Winston Churchill, Stephenson was charged with establishing and running a vast, worldwide intelligence network to challenge the terrifying force of Nazi Germany. Nothing less than the fate of Britain and the free world hung in the balance as INTREPID covertly set about stalling the Nazis by any means necessary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for everyone interested in history

    • By Lasse on 06-24-14
    • The Incredible WWII Narrative of the Hero Whose Spy Network and Secret Diplomacy Changed the Course of History
    • By: William Stevenson
    • Narrated by: David McAlister
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 03-26-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 273 ratings

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Spymistress

    • The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II
    • By: William Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74

    A rousing tale of espionage and unsung valor, this is the captivating true story of Vera Atkins, Great Britain's spymistress from the age of 25. With her fierce intelligence, blunt manner, personal courage, and exceptional informants, Vera ran countless missions throughout the 1930s. After rising to the leadership echelon in the Special Operations Executive (SOE), a covert intelligence agency formed by Winston Churchill, she became head of a clandestine army in World War II.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story - Unfortunately Monotone Performance

    • By Glenn on 03-29-14
    • The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II
    • By: William Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 03-27-14
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 81 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Shadow

    • Knight of Darkness
    • By: Orson Welles, William Johnstone, Bret Morrison, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    Radio Spirits is very pleased to present radio's greatest crime fighter, The Shadow, in this new collection of 18 digitally restored and remastered episodes selected from the classic series. Featuring Orson Welles, William Johnstone and Bret Morrison each in the title role, this set also includes the first release of two newly discovered and previously lost episodes starring Orson Welles as Lamont Cranston and The Shadow - "The Old People" and "The Vocie of the Trumpet".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing

    • By Ken on 07-20-12

    Regular price: $25.17

    • 90 Minutes at Entebbe

    • The Full Inside Story of the Spectacular Israeli Counterterrorism Strike and the Daring Rescue of 103 Hostages
    • By: William Stevenson, Uri Dan
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    In captivating detail, Stevenson provides a fast-paced, hour-by-hour narration from the hijacking of Air France Flight 139 to the final 90-minute mission. In addition to discussing the incredible rescue itself, Stevenson also covers the political backdrop behind the hijacking, especially Ugandan President Idi Amin's support for the hijackers, which marked one of the first times a leader of a nation had backed terrorist activities.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book with room for improvements

    • By chaspeer on 08-26-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Ghosts of Africa

    • A Novel
    • By: William Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Malk Williams
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In German-occupied East Africa during World War I, British forces have arrived. In defiance of his orders, German military commander Paul von Lettow enlists soldiers, civilians, and African rebels to fight against the British, forming the first modern guerrilla uprising of the time. Amid his political battles, Lettow is embroiled in a romantic relationship with an American woman who loves him, but who objects to his war.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Kiss the Boys Goodbye

    • How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam
    • By: Monica Jensen-Stevenson, William Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Kiss the Boys Goodbye convincingly shows that a legacy of shame remains from America’s ill-fated involvement in Vietnam even though that conflict ended over 35 years ago. Until US government policy on POW/MIAs changes, it remains one of the most crucial issues for any American soldier who fights for home and country, particularly when we are engaged with an enemy who doesn't adhere to the international standards for the treatment of prisoners - or any American hostage...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • God Grant Them Peace

    • By Gillian on 05-19-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army

    • By: William G. Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Andrew Mulcare
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    William G. Stevenson was a Kentuckian, loyal to the Union, who endured 13 months of enforced service in the Confederate army.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What an adventure!

    • By Daniel on 04-16-12

    Regular price: $6.96

    • The Classical Poetry Collection, Volume 3

    • By: John Keats, William Wordsworth, William Shakespeare, and others
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, Dylan Thomas, and others
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The finest voices reading a wonderful selection of poetry accompanied by selected classical music.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • excellent in every way except for background music

    • By Oakleafhydrangea on 04-05-16

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Great British Short Stories

    • A Vintage Collection of Classic Tales
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A glorious collection of some of the finest British short stories ever written. The Dog – Arnold Bennet, Not On The Passenger List – Barry Pain, The Old Man’s Tale About The Queer Client – Charles Dickens, The Half Brothers – Elizabeth Gaskell, The Veiled Portrait – James McGovan, Markheim – Robert Louis Stevenson, The Bottle Imp – Robert Louis Stevenson, The Adventures Of The Kind Mr. Smith – William J. Locke, The Man Of Mystery – Barry Pain, The Brazilian Cat – Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narration

    • By Mike on 02-07-12

    Regular price: $26.19

    • The Poetry of December

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Alfred Tennyson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    December - the 12th and closing month in the Gregorian calendar. Winter is upon the land, and the poets, including such as Keats, Shelley, Tennyson, Shakespeare, and Stevenson, share their views and thoughts.

    Regular price: $5.42