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    • The Duchess

    • By: Danielle Steel
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 938
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817

    Turned out of her ancestral home by her vicious half brother, the orphaned daughter of an English duke and a French noblewoman makes her way to Paris and takes in abused French streetwalkers, transforming them into sought-after courtesans in the city's most exclusive bordello, Le Boudoir. It is only the beginning of her return to the upper reaches of society and ultimate justice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Gale on 08-01-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Atrocity Archives

    • A Laundry Files Novel
    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,885
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,885

    Bob Howard is a computer-hacker desk jockey, who has more than enough trouble keeping up with the endless paperwork he has to do on a daily basis. He should never be called on to do anything remotely heroic. But for some reason, he is.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listen for IT People

    • By Raymond on 06-16-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Delirium Brief

    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 561
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 557

    Bob Howard's career in the Laundry, the secret British government agency dedicated to protecting the world from unspeakable horrors from beyond spacetime, has entailed high combat, brilliant hacking, ancient magic, and combat with indescribably repellent creatures of pure evil. It has also involved a wearying amount of paperwork and office politics, and his expense reports are still a mess. Now, following the invasion of Yorkshire by the Host of Air and Darkness, the Laundry's existence has become public.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic, frustrating, squamous, and rugose

    • By Jasmine Wahlberg on 07-13-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Bottom Billion

    • Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It
    • By: Paul Collier
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    Paul Collier reveals that 50 failed states - home to the poorest one billion people on earth - pose the central challenge of the developing world in the 21st century. The book shines much-needed light on this group of small nations, largely unnoticed by the industrialized West, that are dropping further and further behind the majority of the world's people, often falling into an absolute decline in living standards.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • no easy fix

    • By Andy on 01-31-10
    • Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It
    • By: Paul Collier
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 12-10-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 197 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Rhesus Chart

    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 863
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 787
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 789

    As a newly appointed junior manager within the Laundry - the clandestine organization responsible for protecting Britain against supernatural threats - Bob Howard is expected to show some initiative to help the agency battle the forces of darkness. But shining a light on things best left in the shadows is the last thing Bob wants to do - especially when those shadows hide an occult parasite spreading a deadly virus. Traders employed by a merchant bank in London are showing signs of infection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I just plain loved this book

    • By Angus on 07-23-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Apocalypse Codex

    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 903
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 814
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 815

    The winner of multiple Hugo Awards, Charles Stross is one of the most highly regarded science fiction writers of his time. In The Apocalypse Codex, occasionally hapless British agent Bob Howard tackles a case involving an American televangelist and a supernatural threat of global proportions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Advanced computational demonology

    • By Ken on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Night Fall

    • A Secret Histories Novel
    • By: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    The Droods are all about control, making people do what they're told for the greater good. The Nightside is all about choice: good and bad and everything in between. The Droods want to make the world behave. The Nightside wants to party. They were never going to get along. For centuries, ancient Pacts have kept the Droods out of the Nightside, but now the Droods see the Nightside as a threat to the whole world. They march into the long night, in their armour, to put it under their control. All too soon, the two sides are at war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An emotional ride

    • By Jyn on 08-12-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Jennifer Morgue

    • A Laundry Files Novel
    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,055
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 905

    Bob Howard is a special operative for the British agency called The Laundry, and his task is to stop a rogue billionaire from using an artifact, known as Gravedust, with the power to reanimate the dead. The U.S. Black Agency sends the lethal Ramona Random to aid Bob’s mission, but she seems to have a different agenda.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Laundry as James Bond

    • By Bryan on 09-16-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Nightmare Stacks

    • Laundry Files, Book 7
    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 749
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 702
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702

    After stumbling upon the algorithm that turned him and his fellow merchant bankers into vampires, Alex Schwartz was drafted by The Laundry, Britain's secret counter-occult agency that's humanity's first line of defense against the forces of darkness. Dependent on his new employers for his continued existence - as Alex has no stomach for predatory bloodsucking - he has little choice but to accept his new role as an operative in training.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Back on Track!

    • By Michael on 06-30-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Fuller Memorandum

    • A Laundry Files Novel
    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 899
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 903

    Hugo Award-winning author Charles Stross is renowned for his cutting-edge science fiction. This third entry in his “edgy … spoof of Cold War spy thrillers” ( Booklist) finds covert agent Bob Howard learning about a top-secret dossier that vanishes with his boss. Determined to discover the contents of this memorandum, Howard runs afoul of Russian spies, ancient demons, and apostles of a hideous cult planning to raise the Eater of Souls from the undead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top notch!

    • By Maggie on 06-12-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Live and Let Drood

    • By: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 290
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291

    The New York Times best-selling author of the Nightside series, Simon R. Green has won widespread acclaim and an immense following for his Secret Histories novels featuring Eddie “Shaman Bond” Drood. In Green’s action-packed riff on everyone’s favorite superspy, Eddie once again finds himself at the center of supernatural intrigue. And even though protecting humanity from the forces of darkness is nothing new to Eddie, he now faces a threat that’s leaving him both shaken and stirred.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Weird. . .

    • By Jessica on 09-07-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Invictus

    • Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
    • By: John Carlin
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 48

    After being released from prison and winning South Africa’s first free election, Nelson Mandela presided over a country still deeply divided by 50 years of apartheid. His plan was ambitious if not far-fetched: use the national rugby team, the Springboks—long an embodiment of white-supremacist rule—to embody and engage a new South Africa as they prepared to host the 1995 World Cup.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Slow beginning, great ending

    • By 4eyeslab on 08-10-17
    • Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
    • By: John Carlin
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 06-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 49 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Price of Love and Other Stories

    • By: Peter Robinson
    • Narrated by: John Lee, Gideon Emery, Rosalyn Landor, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    i>The Price of Love and Other Stories includes two novellas and several stories featuring the Yorkshire policeman at his finest. In the novella "Going Back," never before published in the United States, Banks returns home for a family reunion, only to find it taking a decidedly sinister turn. In "Like a Virgin," written especially for this volume, Banks revisits the period in his life and the terrible crime that led him to leave London for Eastvale

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievably bad

    • By Ann on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Genesis Secret

    • By: Tom Knox
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43

    In this epic thriller by popular British journalist and author Tom Knox, a secret lurks beneath blazing sands - triggering ritualistic slaughter and threatening the foun­dations of modern thought. When an archaeological dig in Kurdistan unearths a structure far older than Stonehenge or the Great Pyramids, British reporter Rob Lutrell rushes to the scene. But this intriguing assignment takes a turn for the worse when sabotage and murder cast a frightening shadow over the site.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Genetics Secret

    • By angel on 06-21-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Illegal

    • By: Lawrence Hill
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 237

    Keita Ali has nothing: no bank account, no papers, no legal identity. A runner, he has fled home - a brutal dictatorship that produces the world's fastest marathoners - to live as an illegal refugee in a wealthy Western nation, surviving on winnings from local races. But the government is cracking down on illegal immigrants, so Keita - who will be executed if he is deported to his homeland - goes underground.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining But Predictable

    • By J. Rowe on 01-26-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Moonbreaker

    • By: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    It's never pleasant being poisoned. It's even worse when you're marooned in another world with no access to an antidote. Since Dr. DOA has trapped Eddie and Molly in Other Drood Hall, they need to escape, and fast before the dastardly doc can murder anyone else. With the help of a fellow prisoner of the extraterrestrial variety, Eddie and Molly make their way home, only to find that things are more dangerous than when they left. Eddie will do anything to find the terrible secret that is Moonbreaker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Roller coaster with surprises all along the way

    • By rico reddix on 09-16-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • From Hell with Love

    • Secret Histories, Book 4
    • By: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    Eddie Drood is not happy about being the new head of the family, especially now that everyone believes either he or his girlfriend, Molly, was responsible for the former matriarch’s death. Since Eddie knows he didn’t do it, he doesn’t like where this is going

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Imortals

    • By Roy N Skousen on 09-08-10

    Regular price: $27.99

    • DR. DOA

    • A Secret Histories Novel
    • By: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190

    There is a man who gets away with murder. A man who specializes in removing the problems from other people's lives by killing the people who cause those problems. He operates from the darkest shadows of the hidden world, coming and going unseen. No one knows who he is, just his nomme du muerte: Dr. DOA. This demented doc has poisoned Eddie Drood. Whatever is coursing through his veins seems to be immune to magic cures and treatments.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing addition to the series

    • By Arthur on 07-18-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • From a Drood to a Kill

    • A Secret Histories Novel
    • By: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    Some call me Shaman Bond, but I was born Eddie Drood: the latest in a long line of folks who chase monsters out of closets for a living to keep humanity safe from all that is dark, demonic, and just downright evil. Needless to say we've made our fair share of enemies over the centuries - and made some questionable bargains.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best in a great series

    • By Donald Wilson on 06-21-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Tor.com: Selected Original Fiction, 2008-2012

    • By: John Scalzi, Sylvia Day, Brandon Sanderson, and others
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, R.C. Bray, Amy McFadden, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 144

    This outstanding collection of short stories features some of the best of Tor.com original fiction, in audio for the first time. Written for and originally published exclusively on Tor.com, this audiobook includes Nebula and World Fantasy Award-nominated short stories, brand-new fiction from best-selling authors, and tales that feature characters and worlds that listeners already know and love. In this unique story collection, listeners will enjoy fiction from Sylvia Day, John Scalzi, Brandon Sanderson, and many others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic breadth of story

    • By Designer for Games Films and Animation on 04-06-16

    Regular price: $29.99

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