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    • Carrier Pilot

    • By: Norman Hanson
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    In 1942, Norman Hanson learned to fly the Royal Navy's newest fighter: the US-built Chance Vought Corsair. Fast, rugged, and demanding to fly, it was an intimidating machine. But in the hands of its young Fleet Air Arm pilots, it also proved to be a lethal weapon. Posted to the South Pacific aboard HMS Illustrious, Hanson and his squadron took the fight to the Japanese. Facing a desperate and determined enemy, Kamikaze attacks, and the ever-present dangers of flying off a pitching carrier deck, death was never far away.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing

    • By Jean on 11-26-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Le Morte D'Arthur

    • By: Sir Thomas Malory
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 37 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    To the modern eye, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table have many similarities to our own contemporary super-heroes. Equipped with magical powers, enchanted swords, super-strength, and countless villains to take on, they protect the weak and innocent and adhere to their own code of honor. Comparing Batman, Superman, and Captain America to Sir Launcelot, Sir Tristram, and Sir Galahad isn't a huge leap of the imagination.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the faint of heart, but worth the journey!

    • By John on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Ancient Rome

    • The Rise and Fall of An Empire
    • By: Simon Baker
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    This is the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known. Simon Baker charts the rise and fall of the world's first superpower, focusing on six momentous turning points that shaped Roman history. Welcome to Rome as you've never seen it before - awesome and splendid, gritty and squalid. From the conquest of the Mediterranean beginning in the third century BC to the destruction of the Roman Empire at the hands of barbarian invaders some seven centuries later, we discover the most critical episodes in Roman history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good overview

    • By Marc on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Heart of Darkness (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    River steamboat captain Charles Marlow has set forth on the Congo in Africa to find the enigmatic European trader Mr. Kurtz. Preceded by his reputation as a brilliant emissary of progress, Kurtz has now established himself as a god among the natives in "one of the darkest places on earth." Marlow suspects something else of Kurtz: he has gone mad.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Pure, White, and Deadly

    • How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It
    • By: John Yudkin
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    More than 40 years before Gary Taubes published The Case Against Sugar, John Yudkin published his now-classic exposé on the dangers of sugar - now with a new introduction by Robert H. Lustig, the best-selling author of Fat Chance. His classic exposé, Pure, White, and Deadly, clearly and engagingly describes how sugar is damaging our bodies, why we eat so much of it, and what we can do to stop.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • interesting if you want the science

    • By Mary Beth on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lord Jim (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    When Jim, a young merchant seaman, joins a ship carrying Muslims to Mecca, he's flush with heroic daydreams. But after only a few days aboard, the Patna hits something in the night and begins to take on water. In a crucial moment that tests his courage, Jim cowers and abandons ship rather than risk his life to save the pilgrims. Tried for shameful dereliction of duty, the guilt-ridden Englishman sets forth to make amends for his past in the remote territory of Patusan. The curious Captain Marlow now attempts to understand Jim's history through various fractured narratives.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Kanye West Owes Me $300

    • And Other True Stories from a White Rapper Who Almost Made It Big
    • By: Jensen Karp
    • Narrated by: Jensen Karp, Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391

    When 12-year-old Jensen Karp got his first taste of rapping for crowds at his friend's bar mitzvah in 1991, little did he know that he was taking his first step on a crazy journey - one that would end with a failed million-dollar recording and publishing deal with Interscope Records when he was only 19. Now, in Kanye West Owes Me $300, Karp finally tells the true story of his wild ride as "Hot Karl", the most famous white rapper you've never heard of.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Buried the lead

    • By Titus Smith on 06-09-16

    Regular price: $21.00

    • A Climate of Fear

    • By: Fred Vargas, Sian Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    A woman is found murdered in her bathtub, and the murder has been made to look like a suicide. But a strange symbol found at the crime scene leads the local police to call Commissaire Adamsberg and his team. When the symbol is found near the body of a second disguised suicide, a pattern begins to emerge: Both victims were part of a disastrous expedition to Iceland over 10 years ago where a group of tourists found themselves trapped on a deserted island.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid

    • By catFox on 09-14-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Tipping Point: Action-Adventure Thriller

    • By: Simon Rosser
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    When eminent climatologist Dr. Dale Stanton - in the process of studying the Atlantic Ocean's thermohaline circulation - is found dead in his London apartment, environmental lawyer Robert Spire is given the task of administering a large legacy left to global warming organizations. The job is straightforward until a second climatologist, Dr. Jack Bannister, drops dead on the other side of the Atlantic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tipping Point

    • By Deedra on 09-28-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    This quintessentially English novel is considered by many to be a masterpiece of storytelling. Set for the most part on a riverbank in rural England, against a backdrop of social, agricultural, and industrial change typical of the early 20th century, Kenneth Grahame's portrayal of the anthropomorphic characters (which include Mole, Ratty, Badger, Otter, and, of course, the incorrigible Mr. Toad) is imaginative, lyrical, and without doubt uniquely humorous.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I realize the fun and fantastical story this is

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 03-27-18

    Regular price: $17.13

    • By the Blade

    • The Elwin Escari Chronicles, Volume 1.5
    • By: David Ekrut
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    After a long journey, Jax finds himself abandoned far from home in the desert nation of Kalicodon. When any infraction to tribal honor will land him in chains as a slave, he must learn quickly to adapt in a foreign land in hopes of maintaining his freedom. In his struggles to liberate Daren from slavery, he meets Jesnia, a woman from his homeland, who has hunted fugitives from justice to the eastern edge of the desert. Without his own cunning and her talents, Jax may very well meet his end, fighting for his life in the arena.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • well written but went no where very slowly...

    • By James B. Boyd on 12-20-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Creating Christ

    • How Roman Emperors Invented Christianity
    • By: James S. Valliant, C. W. Fahy
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    This explosive work of history unearths clues that finally demonstrate the truth about one of the world's great religions: that it was born out of the conflict between the Romans and messianic Jews who fought a bitter war with each other during the first century. The Romans employed a tactic they routinely used to conquer and absorb other nations: they grafted their imperial rule onto the religion of the conquered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surely The Truth will set you free.

    • By Paul Lemke on 03-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sacrament

    • By: Clive Barker
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 20 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Will Rabjohns, perhaps the most famous wildlife photographer in the world, has made his reputation chronicling the fates of endangered species. But after a terrible accident, Will is left in a coma. And in its depths, he revisits the wildernesses of his youth and relives his life with a mysterious couple who have influenced his life as an artist and a man. When Will awakens, he sets out on a journey of self-discovery - one where he will penetrate the ultimate mystery and finally unlock the secret of his destiny. Soaring, provocative and passionate, Sacrament is a masterwork from the pen of one of today's most acclaimed authors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Adventure, and what an ending..

    • By Randy on 07-24-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Window into Time

    • By: Peter F. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    Whip-smart 13-year-old Julian Costello Proctor - better known as Jules - has an eidetic memory. For as long as he can remember, he has remembered everything. "My mind is always on," he explains. But when an unexpected death throws his life into turmoil, Jules begins to experience something strange. For the first time, there are holes in his memory. But that's not the strangest part. What's really weird isn't what he's forgotten; it's what he remembers. Memories of another life, not his own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charming, lovely, engaging!

    • By C. Vincent on 12-04-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Mindful Business Leadership

    • By: Robbie Steinhouse
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Mindful Business Leadership presents a new model of leadership. It introduces 10 very different leadership roles that are required to meet the challenges of modern business. Memorable metaphors and images are created for each, and they are placed in a matrix. Listeners are shown how to develop these roles within themselves. Potentially negative aspects of each are discussed, along with material on how to put these to creative use.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Taming the Elements

    • The Elwin Escari Chronicles, Volume 1
    • By: David Ekrut
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 19 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    A young man, Elwin, seeks to become an elementalist. But with war looming and an accident that could cost him his freedom, Elwin finds himself fleeing for his life and evading the Guardians of Life. The Guardians think Elwin guilty of the most grievous of crimes, and as he trains the gifts of his bloodline, he will discover a secret from long in his past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful journey!

    • By leanne on 09-27-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Painter, the Creature, and the Father of Lies

    • By: Clive Barker
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    From the man who has brought you 20 books of dark fiction and fantasy, unforgettable horror movies such Hellraiser and Candyman, and countless paintings and illustrations, this is the first-ever collection of Clive Barker's nonfiction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Collection of notes from Clive Barker

    • By Darren on 07-18-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Christmas Carol

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    Scrooge! His name has become synonymous with being miserly and miserable, especially at Christmas! A Christmas Carol is the much-loved novella by Charles Dickens which tells Scrooge's story. This mean, misanthropic man is visited by the ghost of his former partner, Jacob Marley, and then three spirits: the ghosts of Christmas Past, of Christmas Present, and of Christmas Yet to Come.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Christmas Classic

    • By Catrina P on 11-19-17

    Regular price: $11.42

    • The Passenger

    • A Novel
    • By: F. R. Tallis
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    It's 1941. A German submarine, U-330, patrols the stormy waters of the North Atlantic. It is commanded by Siegfried Lorenz, a maverick SS officer who does not believe in the war he is bound by duty and honor to fight in. U-330 receives a triple-encoded message with instructions to collect two prisoners from a vessel located off the Icelandic coast and transport them to the base at Brest. A British submarine commander, Sutherland, and a Norwegian academic, Professor Bjørner Grimstad, are taken onboard.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Secrets of Moth

    • The Moth Saga, Book 3
    • By: Daniel Arenson
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 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

    The sun no longer rises. Evening no longer falls. In the lands of endless sunlight, we fear the darkness, we forge swords, we march to war. In the shadows of eternal night, we hide, we pray, we die. Soldiers of sunlight and children of darkness - we were once one. We were torn apart. We must be one again.

    Regular price: $24.95

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