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    • Montmorency's Revenge

    • By: Eleanor Updale
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Dramatic historical events and action-packed adventure combine in Montmorency's most important mission yet. Montmorency is determined to hunt down the anarchist mastermind responsible for the shocking events at the end of book three. His search takes him to Italy, Paris and finally back to America, where Montmorency, his son Tom, and Fox-Selwyn's nephews become embroiled in an attempt to prevent the assassination of none other than the President of the United States.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Muddle Earth

    • Muddle Earth, Book 1
    • By: Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    As the third moon rises over Muddle Earth's Perfumed Bog, the twinkling lights are lit on a small houseboat, home to a wizard, Randalf, and his familiar, a very sarcastic budgie called Veronica. Randalf is in trouble: he's stony broke. He's just spent his last silver pipsqueak. There's only one way for a wizard to make cash on Muddle Earth, and that's by doing some magic. Meanwhile, life is about to change beyond recognition for Joe Jefferson, an ordinary schoolboy on ordinary Earth, and his dog, Henry.

    Regular price: $7.94

    • Broken Skin

    • Logan McRae, Book 3
    • By: Stuart MacBride
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    In the pale grey light of a chilly February, Aberdeen is not at its best. There's a rapist prowling the city's cold granite streets, leaving a string of tortured women behind. But while DS Logan McRae's girlfriend is out acting as bait, he's dealing with the blood-drenched body of an unidentified male, dumped outside Accident and Emergency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GRITTY CRIME set in Aberdeen, Scotland

    • By Lesley on 09-13-09

    Regular price: $9.05

    • Legends: Beasts and Monsters

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Don't mess with the gods. And if they mess with you? Run like hell.... In the cold, dead eyes of the Banshee and the hissing, spitting fangs of the Gorgon; in the fiery breath of the dragon and the razor sharp claws of the Sphinx – there is a thirst for blood and a murderous hunger. But it is a time of heroes, and the teeth and claws of these hideous beasts are no match for the lethal blades of such men....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Book

    • By Caroline on 09-03-13

    Regular price: $9.29

    • Radio 4's A History of Private Life

    • By: Amanda Vickery, Simon Tcherniak
    • Narrated by: Deborah Findlay, John Sessions, Jasmine Hyde, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    An engrossing BBC Radio 4 series spanning the history of the home and domestic relationships over the past 500 years, presented by Amanda Vickery. Professor Vickery is one of the most charismatic historians in Britain today. In 'A History of Private Life' she reveals the intimate secrets of life at home, from the Tudor mansion to the modern bedsit.Through letters, diaries and other first-person accounts, we hear the voices of men and women from very different backgrounds telling their stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An intimate look at family life long ago.

    • By susieblue on 01-25-15

    Regular price: $20.66

    • Cold Granite

    • Logan McRae, Book 1
    • By: Stuart MacBride
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 113

    It's DS Logan McRae's first day back on the job after a year off on the sick, and it couldn't get much worse. Four-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch - strangled, mutilated and a long time dead. There's a killer stalking the Granite City and the local media are baying for blood. If that wasn't enough, Logan also has to contend with a new boss, DI Insch, who doesn't suffer fools gladly and thinks everyone's a fool.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent! Stuart MacBride! Fantastic

    • By A. J. McConachie on 02-12-07

    Regular price: $9.05

    • Doctor Who

    • Death Comes to Time
    • By: Colin Meek
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Stephen Fry, John Sessions, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70

    The Doctor and Antimony arrive on the planet Santiny, just as it comes under attack by General Tannis and his Canisian battle fleet. Meanwhile, his other companion, Ace, finds herself under the guidance of the mysterious Casmus, who seems to foresee an important and unusual role in store for her. As the adventure lurches from Santiny to contemporary London and on to Gallifrey, it becomes clear that the Canisians' next target is to be Earth.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What could have been?

    • By David on 08-23-07

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Gloomsbury: Series 5

    • The Hit BBC Radio 4 Comedy
    • By: Sue Limb
    • Narrated by: Morwenna Banks, John Sessions, Miriam Margolyes, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In this fifth series, our arty, adulterous Bohemians are creating havoc at home and abroad. Henry is hoping to ignore his fiftieth birthday - but Vera has organised a surprise party. When Venus sneaks in uninvited and makes a nuisance of herself in the bushes, Henry wants to head for the hills. Fortunately, a lecture tour of America beckons.... In the USA, Vera meets Dorothy Barker at the Algonquin while Henry rubs shoulders with Al Padrone en route to Chicago. Meanwhile, a cottage on the Sizzlinghurst estate has become vacant, and everybody wants it. 

    Regular price: $13.08

    • Dying Light

    • Logan McRae, Book 2
    • By: Stuart MacBride
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    It starts with a prostitute, stripped naked and beaten to death down by the docks, in the heart of Aberdeen's red light district. For DS Logan MacRae it's a bad start to another bad day. Only a few short months ago, he was the golden boy of Grampian police. But one botched raid later, he's palmed off on a DI everyone knows is a jinx, waiting for the axe to fall with all the other rejects in the "Screw-up Squad". But Logan's not going to take it lying down.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stupendous Sequel

    • By A. J. McConachie on 02-16-07

    Regular price: $9.05

    • Howl's Moving Castle

    • By: Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and cloaks of invisibility do exist, Sophie Hatter catches the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste and is put under a spell. Deciding she has nothing more to lose, she makes her way to the moving castle that hovers on the hills above Market Chipping. But the castle belongs to the dreaded Wizard Howl whose appetite, they say, is satisfied only by the souls of young girls....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • abridged

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-02-17

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Season's Greetings (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: Alan Ayckbourn
    • Narrated by: Frances Barber, Phil Daniels, Bill Nighy, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Christmas is the season of good cheer and harmony among men, but things are not working out quite that way in the Bunker household. As a motley collection of friends and relatives fill the house with their own wishes, dreams and attitudes, the stage is set for seasonal disharmony and romantic intrigue. It’s Christmas Eve and while Belinda is rushing around decorating the tree and seeing to all the guests and their needs, Eddie and Pattie are having a serious bust-up.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard To Follow

    • By Sara on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $10.66

    • A Clockwork Testament

    • Enderby
    • By: Anthony Burgess
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Relocated to New York for The Clockwork Testament, or, Enderby's End, Enderby has to defend himself and his first film scenario, which he based on a poem by Gerald Manley Hopkins but - shades of Burgess's A Clockwork Orange - was transmogrified into an X-rated movie.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    • By: Paul Torday
    • Narrated by: John Sessions, Samantha Bond, Fenella Woolgar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Written as a "report into the circumstances surrounding the decision to introduce salmon into the Yemen", this is a novel that is made up of e-mails, letters, diary extracts, records of the prime minister's Question Time, interviews, and chapters from the memoirs of a fantastically weasely Peter Mandelson-type figure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Sheila on 04-07-07

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Churchill

    • By: Roy Jenkins
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    From the admiralty to the miner's strike, from the Battle of Britain to the Nobel Prize, Churchill oversaw some of the most important events the world has ever seen. Roy Jenkins faithfully presents these events, while also managing to convey the contradictions and quirks in Churchill's character.

    Regular price: $15.88

    • The Sleeper and the Spindle

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt, Lara Pulver, Niamh Walsh, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 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 14

    In this captivating and darkly funny tale, Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell have twisted together the familiar and the new as well as the beautiful and the wicked to tell a brilliant version of Snow White's (sort of) and Sleeping Beauty's (almost) stories.This story was originally published in Rags & Bones.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So sad it was so short tho.

    • By Cherish on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Inside Mr Enderby

    • By: Anthony Burgess
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Inside Mr. Enderby introduced to a captivated audience Burgess's dyspeptic poet, whose uniquely idiosyncratic, scatological brand of verse even won the genuine approval of T. S. Eliot. In his first clash with the outside world, Enderby is extracted from his lavatorial sanctuary by the professional widow Vesta Bainbridge in a most peculiar romance.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Montmorency Returns

    • By: Eleanor Updale
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Late 1901: After the cataclysm of the Paterson fire, Montmorency faces the most difficult challenge of his life. To protect the people he loves most, he is forced to do things that turn them against him. His own death may be the price of a greater good. But, trapped in a net of lies and secrets he cannot control, Montmorency must face that danger alone.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Armageddon

    • By: Max Hastings
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Armageddon tells the story of the climatic months of the Second World War and the destruction of Hitler's Germany. In this compelling study, the author addresses the big human and military questions. Why did the Allies not win the war in 1944, when they were vastly stronger than the Germans? Why did the Russians produce the best generals? What was it like to fight the British, American, German and Soviet armies?

    Regular price: $11.18

    • Kidnapped

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When the naive David Balfour sets out on his quest for a long-lost relative, a terrifying chain of events is set in motion. He is plunged into a world of infamy and violence from which there seems no escape, until, that, is, he meets the enigmatic and valiant Highland, Alan Breck.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    • Young Adult Classics
    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Scientist Dr Jekyll discovers a way of changing his personality and becoming the violent and aggressive Mr Hyde. At the start, moving from one to the other is easy. But not for long. Both a psychological investigation and a thrilling story, the double nature of the hero has made him an iconic figure in literature. The tempestuous nature of the tale makes it an ideal title for Young Adult Classics, the introductory series for the 13-17 age range.

    Regular price: $12.59

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