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    • 1356

    • A Novel
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 978
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 874
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879

    On September 19, 1356, a heavily outnumbered English army faced off against the French in the historic Battle of Poitiers. In 1356, Cornwell resurrects this dramatic and bloody struggle - one that would turn out to be the most decisive and improbable victory of the Hundred Years' War, a clash where the underdog English not only the captured the strategic site of Poitiers, but the French King John II as well.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic Story Comes To Life

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-17-13

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Jenson Button

    • Life to the Limit
    • By: Jenson Button
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    The full-length, in-depth and intimate autobiography from Jenson Button, one of the greatest racing drivers of his generation. His 17 years in Formula One have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing duff cars round the track to winning world championships and everything in between. Here, Jenson tells his full story for the first time in his own honest, intelligent and eloquent style.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book with a lot of stories!

    • By PILI on 03-24-18

    Regular price: $36.14

    • The Secret Barrister

    • By: The Secret Barrister
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Welcome to the world of the Secret Barrister. These are the stories of life inside the courtroom. They are sometimes funny, often moving and ultimately life-changing. How can you defend a child abuser you suspect to be guilty? What do you say to someone sentenced to ten years whom you believe to be innocent? What is the law, and why do we need it? And why do they wear those stupid wigs?

    Regular price: $24.00

    • The Happiness Industry

    • How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being
    • By: William Davies
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    What was a Buddhist monk doing at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos lecturing the world's leaders on mindfulness? Why do many successful corporations have a chief happiness officer? What can the chemical composition of your brain tell a potential employer about you? In the past decade, governments and corporations have become increasingly interested in measuring the way people feel: the Happiness index, Gross National Happiness, well-being and positive psychology have come to dominate the way we live our lives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dry but informative

    • By NerfHerder42 on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Jennifer Morgue

    • Book 2 in The Laundry Files
    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Some agents have all the fun. Others save the world. Bob Howard is an IT expert and occasional field agent for The Laundry, the branch of Her Majesty's Secret Service that deals with occult threats. Dressed (grudgingly) in a tux and sent to the Caribbean, he must infiltrate a millionaire's yacht in order to prevent him violating a treaty that will start a war with an ancient underwater race.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I had so much fun

    • By Kari Hardersen Soós on 01-07-15

    Regular price: $18.11

    • The Atrocity Archives

    • Book 1 in The Laundry Files
    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Never volunteer for active duty... Bob Howard is a low-level techie working for a super-secret government agency. While his colleagues are out saving the world, Bob's under a desk restoring lost data. His world was dull and safe; but then he went and got Noticed. Now, Bob is up to his neck in spycraft, alternative universes, dimension-hopping terrorists, monstrous elder gods and the end of the world. Only one thing is certain: it will take more than 'control+alt+delete' to sort this mess out...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Rubbish

    • By Anonymous User on 10-13-17

    Regular price: $18.11

    • The Wishbones

    • By: Tom Perrotta
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    In The Wishbones, Tom Perrotta's characters are 90s adults still clinging to their 70s dreams. Thirty-one-year-old Dave Raymond has an adoring girlfriend and a steady gig as guitarist for The Wishbones, a New Jersey wedding band. He still lives with his parents, but that's a small price to pay for the freedom to play the music he loves.

    Dave's world changes the day three little words fly from his mouth: "Let's get married."

    Regular price: $13.27

    • 1356

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Thomas of Hookton, a veteran of Crecy and many other battles, is the leader of a mercenary company of bowmen and men-at-arms who ravage the countryside east of Gascony. Edward, Prince of Wales, later to be known as the Black Prince, is assembling an army to fight the French once more, but before Thomas can join, he must fulfil an urgent task.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • 401

    • The Extraordinary Story of the Man who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days and Changed His Life Forever
    • By: Ben Smith
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The inspiring story of Ben Smith – who ran 401 marathons in 401 days with minimal support, to raise money for Stonewall and Kidscape. On 1 September 2015, Ben Smith set out from Bristol. Over the next 401 days, he would burn an estimated 2.4 million calories; run with almost 10,000 people; inspire almost 600 first-time marathon runners and visit 101 schools. He would also raise in excess of £325,000 for charity.

    • The Extraordinary Story of the Man who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days and Changed His Life Forever
    • By: Ben Smith
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 04-05-18
    • Not rated yet

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Station Eleven

    • By: Emily St John Mandel
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Day one: The Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the Earth like a neutron bomb. News reports put the mortality rate at over 99%. Week Two: Civilization has crumbled. Year Twenty: A band of actors and musicians called the Travelling Symphony move through their territories performing concerts and Shakespeare to the settlements that have grown up there. Twenty years after the pandemic, life feels relatively safe. But now a new danger looms, and it threatens the hopeful world every survivor has tried to rebuild.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Naomi on 04-03-16

    Regular price: $20.24

    • The Accidental Buddhist

    • Mindfulness, Enlightenment, and Sitting Still
    • By: Dinty W. Moore
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    Dinty Moore set out to explore America's fascination with Buddhism and found himself enthralled. You will be too, as Moore takes you into the world of American-style Buddhism, from a mountain retreat for executives learning to deal with stress to a Tibetan Freedom Concert with the Beastie Boys.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ineresting and worthwhile

    • By Cynthia on 06-19-04

    Regular price: $13.27

    • The Delirium Brief

    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Bob Howard's career in the Laundry, the secret British government agency dedicated to protecting the world from the supernatural, has involved brilliant hacking, ancient magic and combat with creatures of pure evil. Now the Laundry's existence has become public, and Bob is being trotted out on TV to answer pointed questions about elven asylum seekers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging

    • By Michael Cahoon on 11-04-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Fate of the Fallen

    • The Song of the Tears, Book 1
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    After 10 years of servitude, Nish is about to be released from the blackest prison of his corrupt father, the maimed God-Emperor, Jal-Nish Hlar. Using the sorcerous Profane Tears, Gatherer and Reaper, Jal-Nish has crushed all opposition and is remaking Santhenar in his depraved image. The oppressed peoples of the world see Nish as a messianic figure, the Deliverer, who promised long ago to return and cast down his father.

    Regular price: $36.14

    • Marked by Pain

    • By: Cece Rose, G. Bailey
    • Narrated by: Billie Fulford-Brown, Joe Jameson, Jack Hawkins, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Kenzie's 12 marks have caused her nothing but trouble since she was blessed with them. From getting her treated differently at school to getting her kidnapped by rebels, her marks have caused chaos in her life. When a familiar face shows up in the warehouse she is being kept in, Kenzie doesn't know who to trust or what to believe anymore. With time running out to escape and the threat of the rebel's plans looming over her, can Kenzie overcome these challenges?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Blue Room

    • By: Georges Simenon, Linda Coverdale - Translator
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • 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

    A new translation of Simenon's gripping novel about lives transformed by deceit and the destructive power of lust. It was all real: himself, the room, Andrée still lying on the ravaged bed. For Tony and Andrée, there are no rules when they meet in the blue room at the Hôtel des Voyageurs. Their adulterous affair is intoxicating, passionate - and dangerous. Soon it turns into a nightmare from which there can be no escape.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simenon, a genius. The blue room is psychological space.

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-06-17

    Regular price: $12.03

    • Man Up

    • Surviving Modern Masculinity
    • By: Jack Urwin
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Jack Urwin's father died just before Jack turned 10. Being male, he never really learned to talk about this with any kind of sincerity. His grief stayed with him through his teens, slowly becoming depression. Now 24 and a journalist whose recent Vice article, A Stiff Upper Lip Is Killing British Men - described as 'fabulous' by Irvine Welsh - became a viral sensation, Urwin explores what it means to be a man now.

    • Surviving Modern Masculinity
    • By: Jack Urwin
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 06-01-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Forsaken Skies

    • By: D. Nolan Clark
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Sometimes the few must stand against the many. From the dark, cold void came an unknown force. Their target: a remote planet, the home of a group of people distancing themselves from mankind and pursuing a path of piety and peace. If they have any chance at survival, a disparate group of pilots must come together to fight back any way they can. But the best these aces can do might not be good enough.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really liked this book quite a bit.

    • By Jordon on 06-30-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Boys Don't Cry

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Joe Jameson, Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    You're waiting for the postman - he's bringing your A level results. University, a career as a journalist - a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings it's your old girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby. Your baby. You're happy to look after it, just for an hour or two. But then she doesn't come back - and your future suddenly looks very different. Malorie's dramatic new novel will take you on a journey from tears to laughter and back again.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Selfie

    • How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing to Us
    • By: Will Storr
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    We live in the age of the individual. We are supposed to be slim, prosperous, happy, extroverted and popular. This is our culture's image of the perfect self. We see this person everywhere: in advertising, in the press, all over social media. We're told that to be this person, you just have to follow your dreams, that our potential is limitless, that we are the source of our own success. But this model of the perfect self can be extremely dangerous. People are suffering under the torture of this impossible fantasy.

    • How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing to Us
    • By: Will Storr
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 06-15-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $22.71

    • Noble Conflict

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians - an elite peacekeeping force - to protect the city, without ever resorting to the brutal methods of their enemy. When Kaspar joins the Guardians, he has a chance encounter with a rebel - a beautiful girl named Rhea.

    Regular price: $27.57

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