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    • The Dollar-a-Year Detective

    • The Jack Starkey Series, Book 2
    • By: William Wells
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Retired Chicago homicide detective Jack Starkey is living what he calls every cop's retirement dream by owning a successful bar, the Drunken Parrot, and residing on a houseboat in Fort Myers Beach on Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast. Mostly, it's been working out just fine. He's dating the lovely Marisa Fernandez, who owns a real estate agency and supplements his usual diet of Pop-Tarts and diner food with gourmet Cuban cooking. But long-term serenity has never been Jack Starkey's destiny. 

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Will to Succeed

    • 10 Motivational Principles for Success in Business
    • By: Jerome Homish, Robert Curran, Tom Janicik, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As one of the greatest LinkedIn branding experts, with dozens of media appearances, Greig Wells has helped over 55,000 people find their way back to work. And now with nine other amazing stories of finding success through terrifying adversity, you can learn how to find the path to success in your own life.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Clotel

    • Or, The President's Daughter
    • By: William Wells Brown
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First published in 1853 amidst rumors that Thomas Jefferson fathered children with one of his slaves, Clotel is a fictional chronicle of one such child. After Jefferson's death, his mistress and her two daughters are auctioned. One daughter, Clotel, is purchased by a white man from Virginia who impregnates her. Despite the promise of marriage, Clotel is instead sold to another man and separated from her daughter. After escaping from the slave dealer, Clotel returnss to Virginia to reunite with her daughter - now a slave in her father's house.

    Regular price: $19.56

    • Narrative of William W. Brown, A Fugitive Slave

    • By: William Wells Brown
    • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Brother, you have often declared that you would not end your days in slavery. I see no possible way in which you can escape with us; and now, brother, you are on a steamboat where there is some chance for you to escape to a land of liberty. I beseech you not to let us hinder you. If we cannot get our liberty, we do not wish to be the means of keeping you from a land of freedom."

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    • Remarkable and Necessary

    • By Anonymous User on 06-09-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Clotel

    • A Tale of the Southern States
    • By: William Wells Brown
    • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Wells Brown's Clotel (1853), the first novel written by an African American, was published in London while Brown was still legally regarded as property within the borders of the United States. The novel was inspired by the story of Thomas Jefferson's purported sexual relationship with his slave Sally Hemings. Brown fictionalizes the stories of Jefferson's mistress, daughters, and granddaughters, all of whom are slaves in order to demythologize the dominant U.S. cultural narrative celebrating Jefferson's America as a nation of freedom and equality for all.

    Regular price: $22.95

    • Detective Fiction

    • By: William Wells
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A serial killer is on the loose in Naples, Florida, an enclave of wealth and privilege on the Southwest Gulf Coast. The murders have been disguised as accidents, but when Police Chief Wade Hansen becomes suspicious, Mayor Charles Beaumont orders him to apprehend the killer before the truth becomes public knowledge. Hansen reaches out to retired Chicago homicide detective Jack Starkey. Starkey, who has been shot three times, is enjoying every cop's retirement dream. But at the same time, he misses the thrill of the hunt, so he accepts the job.

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    • By U St on 10-16-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The French Revolution and Rule of Napoleon (1774-1815) A Level Series

    • Audio Tutorials for Those Studying and Teaching the French Revolution and Rise of Napoleon
    • By: Prof William Doyle, Mike Wells
    • Narrated by: Matthew Addis, Jennifer English
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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    Mike Wells and one of the leading academics in the subject, Professor William Doyle, come together to examine a period in history which sent shock waves around the world, inspired millions, and still has the ability to send a shiver down the spine. Our History A Level series on the French Revolution and Napoleon fully follows the curriculum, providing new and fresh perspectives on this period, and will fully prepare and inform you throughout the course and provide a valuable resource when it comes to your exams.

    Regular price: $15.98