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    • Going Underground

    • Jonathan Roper Investigates Series, Book 1
    • By: Michael Leese
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Chief Inspector Brian Hooley has a plan, and it won't make him popular. He wants to bring back autistic detective Jonathan Roper. Currently suspended on misconduct charges, his condition, coupled with a relentless work ethic, makes Roper a unique investigator with observational skills that allow him to see what others miss. But he is also a complex man who doesn't get social boundaries, and plenty of his colleagues just don't like him. Hooley doesn't care about that. He knows Roper is the one to make a difference.  

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible sound quality.

    • By Robert Minkus on 09-10-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Forest Unseen

    • A Year's Watch in Nature
    • By: David George Haskell
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    In this wholly original audiobook, biologist David Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window into the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Each of this audiobook's short chapters begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful stories

    • By Eleanor B. Hildreth on 08-03-15

    Regular price: $25.86

    • So Much Owed

    • By: Jean Grainger
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    When Dr. Richard Buckley returns home to his wife and beloved hometown of Dunderrig, his mind is wearied by the ravages of The Great War. Disillusioned by the horror and pointlessness of battle, his civilian transition strains more than just his state of mind, as his marriage crumbles beneath the weight of duty. Out of the rubble of this doomed relationship, twins James and Juliet arrive - born into an uncertain and hostile new world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story and Great Narration

    • By Harmony on 01-05-19

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Dead Lions

    • By: Mick Herron
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 329
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330

    London’s Slough House is where the washed-up MI5 spies go to while away what’s left of their failed careers. The “"low horses", as they’re called, have all disgraced themselves in some way to get relegated here. But now the slow horses have a chance at redemption. An old Cold War-era spy is found dead on a bus outside Oxford, far from his usual haunts. The despicable, irascible Jackson Lamb is convinced Dickie Bow was murdered. As the agents dig into their fallen comrade’s circumstances, they uncover a shadowy tangle of ancient Cold War secrets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top Ten

    • By Aaron on 01-15-15

    Regular price: $18.80

    • The Vault

    • Inspector Peter Diamond Investigation Series, Book 6
    • By: Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    A skeletal hand is unearthed in the vault under the Pump Room in Bath, England, near the site where Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein. Then a skull is excavated. The bones came from different corpses, and one is modern. Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond must solve a series of crimes including murder and forgery, requiring a knowledge of history, 19th-century art, literature...and human nature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Grumpy Detective

    • By Chalis on 06-24-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Emperor: The Blood of Gods

    • The Emperor Series, Book 5
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    Julius Caesar has been cut down. His blood stains the hands of a cabal of bold conspirators, led by famed general Marcus Brutus - whom Caesar once called a friend. Have these self-proclaimed liberators bravely slain a power-mad tyrant or brutally murdered the beloved Father of Rome? Hailed as heroes by a complicit Senate and granted amnesty, the killers eagerly turn toward plotting the empire’s future under their control. But Caesar’s death does not rest easily with all of Rome.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • HORRIBLE performance destroyed an interesting book

    • By Gustavo Murad on 06-25-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Sicily

    • An Island at the Crossroads of History
    • By: John Julius Norwich
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 94

    "Sicily," said Goethe, "is the key to everything." It is the largest island in the Mediterranean, the stepping-stone between Europe and Africa, the link between the Latin West and the Greek East. Sicily's strategic location has tempted Roman emperors, French princes, and Spanish kings. The subsequent struggles to conquer and keep it have played crucial roles in the rise and fall of the world's most powerful dynasties.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • DISAPPOINTING

    • By SRdto on 11-22-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Brazil

    • The Troubled Rise of a Global Power
    • By: Michael Reid
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Experts believe that Brazil, the world's fifth largest country and its seventh largest economy, will be one of the most important global powers by the year 2030. Yet far more attention has been paid to the other rising behemoths: Russia, India, and China. Often ignored and underappreciated, Brazil, according to renowned, award-winning journalist Michael Reid, has finally begun to live up to its potential but faces important challenges before it becomes a nation of substantial global significance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific read and listen

    • By VITHAL ACHARYA on 09-05-17
    • The Troubled Rise of a Global Power
    • By: Michael Reid
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 01-21-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 38 ratings

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 4

    • By: Ellen Datlow (author editor), Stephen King, Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell, Rebecca Mitchell, Michael Healy, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 126

    With tales from Laird Barron, Stephen King, John Langan, Peter Straub, and many others, and featuring Datlow’s comprehensive overview of the year in horror, now, more than ever, The Best Horror of the Year provides the petrifying horror fiction readers have come to expect - and enjoy.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Only a few decent stories in this bunch.

    • By Jerry on 12-06-14

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Bloodhounds

    • Inspector Peter Diamond Investigation Series, Book 4
    • By: Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    A rare stamp and a corpse are discovered in Bath within hours of each other. As he investigates, Inspector Peter Diamond discovers that both the person who found the stamp and the victim belong to the Bloodhounds, an elite group of mystery lovers, who now urge Diamond to bring the murderer to justice. But there's a hitch: the body lies inside a padlocked houseboat and the only key is in the pocket of a man with an airtight alibi.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Oh no! The reader! I cannot listen to another word

    • By Gregory Wollon on 03-20-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Pocket Full of Shells

    • Irish Family Saga, Book 1
    • By: Jean Reinhardt
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In 1846 a baby girl is born to a young Irish fisherman and his wife. It is the second year of the Great Hunger and the young couple choose to remain in Ireland, while family and friends are leaving. Their story takes place in the fishing village of Blackrock, Dundalk, but with the cities of Liverpool and Sunderland playing a critical part in their lives. Is their love for each other and their homeland enough to sustain them, or will they be forced to join the one and a half million who emigrate?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I found this very boring

    • By Marianne on 07-13-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Only the Stones Survive

    • By: Morgan Llywelyn
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    For centuries the Túatha Dé Danann lived in peace on an island where time flowed more slowly and the seasons were gentle - until that peace was shattered by the arrival of invaders. The Gaels, the Children of Milesios, came looking for easy riches and conquest, following the story of an island to the west where their every desire could be granted. They had not anticipated that it would already be home to others, and against the advice of their druids, they began to exterminate the Túatha Dé Danann.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Preferred audio to print

    • By Heather R. Cooper on 02-09-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Fall from Grace

    • By: Tim Weaver
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    When Leonard Franks and his wife, Ellie, leave London for their dream retirement in the seclusion of Dartmoor, everything seems perfect. But then their new life is shattered. Leonard heads outside to fetch firewood from the back of the house - and never returns. Nine months later, with the police investigation at a dead end, Leonard's family turn to David Raker - a missing persons investigator with a gift for finding the lost. But nothing can prepare Raker for what he's about to uncover.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Be patient

    • By JAYNE C. RICHARDS on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Written in Stone

    • A Journey Through the Stone Age and the Origins of Modern Language
    • By: Christopher Stevens
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Half the world's population speaks a language that has evolved from a single prehistoric mother tongue. First spoken in Stone Age times on the steppes of central Eurasia 6,500 years ago, this mother tongue spread from the shores of the Black Sea across almost all of Europe and much of Asia. It is the genetic basis of everything we speak and write today - the DNA of language.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Historical Tour Through the Dictionary

    • By wbiro on 07-26-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Bitter Freedom

    • Ireland in a Revolutionary World
    • By: Maurice Walsh
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    The Irish Revolution has long been mythologized in American culture but seldom understood. For too long the story of Irish independence and its aftermath has been told only within an Anglo-Irish context. Now, in the critically acclaimed Bitter Freedom, journalist Maurice Walsh, with "a novelist's eye for the illuminating detail of everyday lives in extremis" ( Prospect), places revolutionary Ireland in the panorama of the global disorder born of the terrible slaughter of World War I and provides a kaleidoscopic portrait of the human face of the conflict.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Helpful for Irish Americans

    • By Matthew Tozer on 04-12-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Turning of the Tide

    • An Irish Family Saga, Book 3
    • By: Jean Reinhardt
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The mid-1800s is a time of great change for James McGrother and his family. Friendship and loyalty draw the Irish fisherman into a world he would rather stay away from. Choices must be made that could bring the wrath of an old enemy upon James' head. How many fresh starts should a person have to make in their lifetime? Why is it that just when you think your boat has reached the shore, the tide turns and sweeps you back out to a stormy sea?

    Regular price: $20.99

    • I Can See You

    • Jonathan Roper Investigates Series, Book 2
    • By: Michael Leese
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Jonathan Roper is a key player in the elite Special Investigations Unit. His autism, and a relentless drive, have given him an extraordinary range of skills which make him a formidable detective. His reputation has grown to the point where he has been invited to join the digital fight against terror - but that's not working out as it means losing contact with his boss, Chief Inspector Brian Hooley. The pair formed a powerful bond while bringing down a gang of ruthless mercenaries running riot in London, and now events are throwing them back together.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Masaryk Station

    • A John Russell Thriller, Book 6
    • By: David Downing
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    Berlin, early 1948: The city, still occupied by the four Allied powers, still largely in ruins, has become the cockpit of a new Cold War, and as spring unfolds its German inhabitants live in fear of the Soviets enforcing a Western withdrawal. Here, as elsewhere in Europe, the legacies of the War have become entangled in the new Soviet-American conflict, creating a world of bizarre and fleeting loyalties, a paradise for spies. John Russell works for both Stalin’s NKVD and the newly-created CIA. He does as little for either as he can safely get away with.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What a disappointment...and it's all the narrator

    • By Joyce on 07-16-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Upon a Dark Night

    • Inspector Peter Diamond Investigation Series, Book 5
    • By: Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    A young woman is dumped, injured and unconscious, in a private hospital's parking lot. She is an amnesiac with no memory prior to her discovery by hospital personnel. Detective Inspector Peter Diamond of the Bath homicide squad is unwilling to become involved. He has other, more important cases to solve: a woman has plunged to her death from the roof of a local landmark while half the young people of Bath partied below, and an elderly farmer has shot himself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ada Shaftsberry is the best!

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-19-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • EMPEROR: The Blood of Gods, Book 5 (Unabridged)

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Julius Caesar has been assassinated. A nation is in mourning. Revenge will be bloody... Rome's great hero has been brutally murdered by his most trusted allies. While these self-appointed Liberatores seek refuge in the senate, they have underestimated one man: Caesar's adopted son Octavian, a man whose name will echo through history as Augustus Caesar. Uniting with his great rival Mark Antony, Octavian will stop at nothing to seek retribution and avenge his father's death.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narrator made me wince

    • By Fredrik Pettersen on 10-07-13

    Regular price: $20.99

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