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    • The Cat of Bubastes

    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In this, the Henty novel covering the oldest time period of any, listeners will learn much about the domestic life, customs, religion, and military system of ancient Egypt. Amuba, a prince of the Rebu nation on the shores of the Caspian Sea, with his charioteer Jethro, is carried into slavery after losing a battle with the Egyptians. They become servants of the house of Ameres, an Egyptian high priest, and are quite happy there until the priest's son accidentally kills the sacred cat of Bubastes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • one God or many?

    • By G. G on 08-20-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Beric the Briton

    • A Story of the Roman Invasion
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Beric, a boy chief of a British tribe, takes a prominent part in the insurrection against Rome under Queen Boadicea. These efforts are useless against the mighty Roman army. For a short time, Beric and his companions continue the fight but are ultimately defeated and taken as prisoners to Rome. Through the eyes of Beric, the listener learns of life in AD 61 Rome, the gladiatorial schools, the great fire, and life in Nero's court.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Winning His Spurs

    • A Tale of the Crusades
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Mr. Henty weaves a story of the life and times of King Richard the Lion-hearted that is yet to be equaled. Cuthbert de Lance, the hero of the story, is of Norman blood on his father's side and Saxon by his mother. By providing timely aid to the Earl of Evesham, Cuthbert is rewarded by being allowed to go to the Crusade as his page. He gains a reputation for valor and prowess due to gallant deeds, and his resourcefulness not only helps King Richard but aids Cuthbert in many a 'hairbreadth escape'.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I got through it.

    • By idl on 10-17-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Under Drake's Flag

    • A Tale of the Spanish Main
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. With hearty singing of Psalms, Drake and his crew greeted the Pomo Indians who resided in an area known today as San Francisco. Sir Francis Drake is the first English explorer to circumnavigate the globe and thus sail upon the Pacific Ocean. Ned Hearne and three of his friends make up part of Drake's crew. The boys will share in Drake's adventures on the Spanish Main in the 1580s.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • In Freedom's Cause

    • A Story of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Liberty or death - this was the choice the people of 14th-century Scotland faced if they rose up against their English ruler. Most would say it was no choice at all. Many of the Scottish nobles were English supporters. Few could be expected to rise up against the numerically overwhelming English army. The hero of the story, Archibald Forbes, joins the struggle for Scottish freedom led by the valiant Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, could use better reader.

    • By Fallon Kell on 08-13-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Wulf the Saxon

    • A Story of the Norman Conquest
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    When Harold Godwinson is crowned king of England in 1066, William of Normandy contests his right to be king because of an oath Harold had earlier sworn to support William's own acquisition of the throne. Henty's treatment of this critical time in history of the English people is even-handed, and his portrayal of Harold Godwinson - a king much neglected in our day - is a sympathetic one. Wulf of Steyning, a young Saxon thane in the service of Earl Harold, accompanies him on his fateful trip to Normandy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Henty History Lesson In Novel Form

    • By David on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Shanghaied to China: Introducing Hudson Taylor

    • Trailblazer Books, Book 9
    • By: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Neil Thompson had promised his grandmother that he would wait for his grandfather to bring him to see the great oceangoing ships at the docks in Liverpool, England. But when he convinced himself that it was okay to go alone, he did not know the danger he would face on that bright morning in September 1853. The docks were no place for a 12-year-old boy who was alone. Stopping to admire a small clipper ship, the Dumfries, Neil is suddenly grabbed and dragged aboard the ship, then locked in a small, dark room until the ship is on its way to sea.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Stories of the Pilgrims

    • By: Margaret B. Pumphrey
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Beginning with Queen Anne's visit to Scrooby Inn, Stories of the Pilgrims tells of the everyday life of the Pilgrims in England and Holland, of their voyage on the Mayflower, and their adventures in the New World. The Brewster children and other Pilgrim boys and girls are the center of interest. This is a wonderful recording for a family to listen to together in the weeks before Thanksgiving.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Easy for the kids to understand

    • By KL on 02-25-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • A March on London

    • Being a Story of Wat Tyler and the Peasant Revolt
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In 1381, Wat, the Tyler, and the peasants he represented urged of the king of England that serfdom should be abolished, the right of all to market their goods publicly should be allowed, the price of good land should not be over four pennies an acre, and that all past offenses should be pardoned. Instead of presenting their requests in a respectful manner, they took to the streets of East Anglia, Kent, and London. Although their demands were certainly reasonable, their methods were not.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • In the Heart of the Rockies

    • A Story of Adventure in Colorado
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In the Heart of the Rockies is packed with adventure! In 1860, 16-year-old Tom Wade leaves England for the American Far West to find his uncle and to improve his family fortunes. Arriving at the small western outpost of Denver to mine for gold, he soon encounters Native American warriors, takes part in big-game hunts, and learns how to survive a frigid mountain winter with nothing but resourcefulness and perseverance.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Dragon and the Raven

    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    The Saxons and Vikings fought many fierce battles in Britain in the eighth and ninth centuries. During the struggle, 23-year-old Alfred ascended the throne and temporarily beat back the pagan hordes and concluded a peace treaty. Following another war in 878, peace was again achieved; the Danish King Guthrum accepted Christianity and withdrew to East Anglia, and Alfred the Great fortified cities, built a navy, codified laws, and revived learning among the Saxons until his death in AD 900. The hero is a Saxon thane named Edmund who joins the forces of King Alfred.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • With Wolfe in Canada

    • The Henty Historical Novel Collection
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Shortly before the US Revolutionary war against England, most inhabitants were her loyal subjects. France had control of much of southern Canada and the “western” lands of the current states of Pennsylvania and Ohio. Skirmishes abounded for years between English settlers pushing west and French settlers and their Indian accomplices. This story includes depictions of the battles of Forts Duquesne and Necessity in Pennsylvania, and Forts Ticonderoga and William Henry in New York, and Quebec in Canada.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Spy for the Night Riders: Introducing Martin Luther

    • Trailblazer Books, Book 3
    • By: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Karl Schumacher was 15 when he came to the German city of Wittenberg in 1520 seeking an education. He had been very fortunate that the esteemed university professor, Doctor Martin Luther, had taken him into his household as a servant. Luther’s promise of tutoring Karl in exchange for his labor was the chance of a lifetime - until a poster on the church door declared his master a heretic! Karl is asked to travel with Doctor Luther to appear before the emperor’s Imperial Council in the city of Worms. Will his life be at stake as well as Luther’s?

    Regular price: $6.95

    • St. Bartholomew’s Eve

    • A Tale of the Huguenot Wars
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    On August 24, 1572, more than 2,000 French Huguenots - men, women, and children - were massacred for their faith. In St. Bartholomew's Eve, Henty vividly depicts Admiral Coligny's unflinching bravery, Queen Elizabeth's vacillating foreign policy, Catherine de Medici's vindictive scheming, and the queen of Navarre's inner strength as he recounts the adventures of Phillip Fletcher.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Treasure Island

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Treasure maps! Pirates! Double crossings and ships at sea! Treasure Island, the adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the swashbuckling tale of "buccaneers and buried gold", universally known for its atmosphere, characters, and action, mostly focused on the quintessential pirate, the unforgettable Long John Silver. You will love this story!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great narroration, ok story

    • By Anonymous User on 08-16-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Knight of the White Cross

    • A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The story begins during the War of the Roses in England, but our hero, Gervaise Tresham, soon joins the Knights of St. John in Rhodes. Dedicated to God's service and pious in his personal life, Gervaise uncovers a plot, saves the coast of Italy from the Muslim corsairs, and is knighted by the Grand Prior. After being captured by and escaping from the enemy, the young English knight draws his sword in the defense of Rhodes.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Friends Though Divided

    • A Tale of the English Civil War
    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It's the time of the English Civil War in 1642. Harry Furness is a Cavalier fighting for the king; his friend, Herbert Rippinghall, sides with the Roundheads in opposition. Oliver Cromwell leads the rebels aligned against the king and his admittedly tyrannical rule, but ends up imposing his own! Most of the story follows Harry Furness and the campaigns which take him all over the British Isles and the high seas, right through his capture at Drogheda and enslavement in Bermuda.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Out on the Pampas

    • By: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Out on the Pampas was the exciting story overheard by a friend who encouraged Mr. Henty to have it published, launching his amazing career as "The Boys' Own Historian." In the mid-1800s, the Hardy family relocates to Argentina, joining other British settlers trying to start a better life for themselves in a new land. They face many obstacles and perils in this rugged lifestyle: surveying, building, planting, raising animals, and fighting off attacks from the natives.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Frederick Douglass

    • The Story of an American Slave
    • By: Frederick Douglass
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Frederick Douglass was born in slavery in Talbot County, Maryland. During service to masters cruel and kind, he nevertheless learned to read and write. After suffering whippings, hunger, heat, cold, and grueling labor, he escaped from slavery in 1838. In 1841 he addressed an Anti-Slavery Society convention and spoke so eloquently that they immediately employed him as an agent. He was such an impressive orator, numerous persons doubted if he had ever been a slave.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Queen's Smuggler: Introducing William Tyndale

    • Trailblazer Books, Volume 2
    • By: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Sarah Poyntz is the daughter of an English merchant who operates a shipping business from Antwerp, Belgium, in 1535. Her father is very interested in the ideas of William Tyndale, who has fled England as a condemned outlaw for refusing to stop his translation work of the English Bible. Tyndale believes that the word of God should be read by the common people in their own language, a belief shared by the Poyntz family.  

    Regular price: $6.95

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