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    • Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman, Laurallee Westaway
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Edith Nesbit re-tells the stories of William Shakespeare's plays, making them accessible to children, while evoking the drama and excitement of the originals.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Frustrating

    • By Michele Elliott on 10-08-10

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Little Duke

    • The Childhood History of Richard the Fearless, Duke of Normandy
    • By: Charlotte Yonge
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Based on historical fact, full of intrigue and chivalry at a time when Normandy was not part of France, this is the romantic childhood history of Richard the Fearless, Duke of Normandy. After his father was assassinated, when he was just nine years old, he is kidnapped and imprisoned by Louis of France, who wanted to annex Normandy. But thanks to the bravery and daring of Richard's loyal squire and knight, Osmond de Centeville, he makes good his escape.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Makes Learning History Unforgettable!

    • By Harriet on 07-31-12
    • The Childhood History of Richard the Fearless, Duke of Normandy
    • By: Charlotte Yonge
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 50 ratings

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 113

    American author Howard Pyle (who also wrote The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood) weaves the tales of chivalrous knights, the magic sword of Excalibur, the magician Merlin the Wise, and the legendary Arthur, later to become King of Britain. Pyle describes bouts of jousting and knightly jealousies played out in grand style.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Family-friendly chivalry

    • By Margaret on 11-08-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    Here are American author Howard Pyle's exciting and hilarious tales of Robin Hood and his merry band of outlaws, who reigned over Sherwood Forest doing many good deeds for the poor - and deserved misdeeds to the pompous and haughty rich.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great presentation of a classic story

    • By Damon D. Hickey on 06-21-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • My Man Jeeves

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 344
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 306
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 314

    Wodehouse introduces us once again to the "wonder butler" Jeeves, who, as usual is able to solve any and all of Bertie Wooster's endless problems with ease and finesse. And he also introduces us to a character not dissimilar to Bertie . . . by name of Reggie. Such fun to follow Jeeves in the hijinks!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • not a fan of this narrator

    • By Kindle Customer on 06-12-15

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Mystery of Edwin Drood

    • An Unfinished Novel by Charles Dickens
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Published after his death, Dickens brilliantly brings to life a broad cast of colorful characters in the never solved mysterious disappearance of one Edwin Drood, all set in the rural hamlet of Cloisterham around the Cathedral close. Against a background of opium dens, nocturnal graveyard visits, and moldering monastic crypts, Dickens weaves a tightly knit plot centered on the ominous disappearance of young Edwin Drood.

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 589
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 501
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 494

    Ms. Christie introduces us for the first time to Hercule Poirot as he solves the mysterious demise of Mrs. Alfred Inglethorpe at her country estate, Styles Court. Many suspects come under his scrutiny but it is his genius to unravel all the intricacies and end up solving the crime in a very surprising ending.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poirot accent tough to handle.

    • By Kim on 03-18-15

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Ice Princess

    • By: Camilla Läckberg, Steven T. Murray (translator)
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,081
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 919
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 916

    Returning to her hometown after the funeral of her parents, writer Erica Falck finds a community on the brink of tragedy. The death of her childhood friend, Alex, is just the beginning. Her wrists slashed, her body frozen in an ice cold bath, it seems that she has taken her own life. Erica conceives a memoir about the beautiful but remote Alex, one that will answer questions about their lost friendship. While her interest grows to an obsession, local detective Patrik Hedstrom is following his own suspicions about the case.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult to get through.

    • By Leigh on 09-12-15

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Quantum Physics: Bolinda Beginner's Guides

    • By: Alastair Rae
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    From quarks to computing, this fascinating introduction covers every element of the quantum world in clear and accessible language. Drawing on a wealth of expertise to explain just what a fascinating field quantum physics is, Rae points out that it is not simply a maze of technical jargon and philosophical ideas, but a reality which affects our daily lives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sort of a Platypus of an Audiobook

    • By Hendrick Mcdonald on 11-25-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    Since publication in 1908, The Wind in the Willows has established itself as one of the most popular children's books ever written. The animals Rat, Toad, Mole, Badger, and many more share their trials and tribulations as well as joys as they progress through the seasons of the year. The magical fantasy of their journeys starts on the river bank and goes to the heights of Toad Hall, a truly fine mansion of many secret passages. All children will delight and be taken away on the wings of imagination.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unabridged (but dramatized)

    • By Yunae on 03-30-12

    Regular price: $7.69

    • Parables from Nature, Complete Set

    • By: Margaret Gatty
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Entertaining stories of nature with a moral lesson thrown in for good measure are fun as well as thought provoking. Children will be enthralled with the intimate look into the lives of the woodland creatures and their way of life. Subtleness in making a moral point is always a strength in Ms. Gatty’s stories.

    Regular price: $11.19

    • The Preacher

    • By: Camilla Läckberg
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 533
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 470
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 468

    In the fishing community of Fjällbacka, life is remote, peaceful—and for some, tragically short. Foul play was always suspected in the disappearance 20 years ago of two young holidaymakers in the area. Now a young boy out playing has confirmed this grim truth. Their remains, discovered with those of a fresh victim, send the town into shock. Local detective Patrik Hedstrom, expecting a baby with his girlfriend Erica, can only imagine what it is like to lose a child.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 2nd Book is Good, 1st Book was Excellent

    • By L. O. Pardue on 05-24-13

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Cossacks

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    The colorful Cossack way of life is made alive and real in this historical novel.

    Tolstoy's first novel and acknowledged as one of his best, it is based on his own forays into the Caucasus, abandoning his aristocrat life of gambling and carousing in Moscow and volunteering to be attached to the regular army.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Tolstoy masterpiece is wounded by terrible audio

    • By Darwin8u on 07-24-13

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Between Summer's Longing and Winter's End: The Story of a Crime

    • By: Leif G. W. Persson, Paul Norlen (translator)
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 22 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Between Summer's Longing and Winter's End is the first novel in a trilogy that is the defining account of the unsolved assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme in 1986 that still haunts the collective Swedish memory. Beginning with the death of an unknown American citizen in Stockholm, Persson slowly unravels the complex web of international espionage, greed, sheer incompetence and a poorly constructed Swedish intelligence force, that in this fiction lead to the murder of the Prime Minister.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Complex and Absorbing

    • By DicYGyrrwr on 11-02-11

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Black Powder War

    • Temeraire, Book 3
    • By: Naomi Novik
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    After their fateful adventure in China, Captain Will Laurence of His Majesty's Aerial Corps and his extraordinary dragon, Temeraire, are waylaid by a mysterious envoy bearing urgent new orders from Britain. Three valuable dragon eggs have been purchased from the Ottoman Empire, and Laurence and Temeraire must detour to Istanbul to escort the precious cargo back to England. Time is of the essence if the eggs are to be borne home before hatching.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • never fails

    • By Rebecca D. on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Jeeves Takes Charge & Extricating Young Gussie

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    The ubiquitous butler, Jeeves, comes to the rescue of his new master, Bertie Wooster, from a fate worse than death, so they say. And in the second tale, poor Bertie is summarily dispatched to New York, by an overbearing aunt, to extract his cousin from an amorous affair with a vaudeville artiste! How absolutely dreadful! Jeeves’ managing of affairs offers such wonderful amusing stories that make us laugh and enjoy his ingenuity to the fullest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jeeves takes charge and Extricating Young Gussie

    • By James on 01-28-18

    Regular price: $4.19

    • Winesburg, Ohio

    • A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life
    • By: Sherwood Andersen
    • Narrated by: Bruce Blau, Susan McCarthy, David Thorn, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Through twenty-two connected short stories, Sherwood Anderson looks into the lives of the inhabitants of a small town in the American heartland. These psychological portraits of the sensitive and imaginative of Winesburg’s population are seen through the eyes of a young reporter-narrator, George Willard. Their stories are about loneliness and alienation, passion and virginity, wealth and poverty, thrift and profligacy, carelessness and abandon.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Read it yourself

    • By JM Blackie on 03-11-14

    Regular price: $7.69

    • Heroes of the Valley

    • By: Jonathan Stroud
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Halli Sveinsson has grown up in the House of Svein, listening to the legends of the heroes as all his forefathers did. His is a peaceful society where the violence of the past has been outlawed and disputes are settled by the Council. But young Halli has never quite seemed to fit in with the others. For starters, he was not at all handsome or tall, like his attractive blond siblings. He's stumpy and swarthy, with a quick mind and aptitude for getting in trouble.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To Emulate or Escape from (Swinish) Heroes--

    • By Jefferson on 01-16-11

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Wild Animals I Have Known

    • Unromanticized Observations of Animal Life in the Early Days of Rough and Ready Rural America.
    • By: Ernest Seton
    • Narrated by: Laurelie Westaway, David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Ernest Seton's stories reach, inside the animals he writes about in telling their stories. He gives us a greater understanding of their lives on planet earth. Adventure, comedy and sadness all intertwine to make these stories hard to put down until the last word...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • True story

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-03-18

    Regular price: $6.29

    • His Majesty's Dragon

    • Temeraire, Book 1
    • By: Naomi Novik
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its precious cargo - an unhatched dragon egg - fate sweeps Captain Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature. Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Needs to be Unabridged!!

    • By Rob on 08-01-07

    Regular price: $23.93

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