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    • Falco: The Complete BBC Radio Collection

    • Five Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Anna Madeley, Anton Lesser, Ben Crowe, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of the first five Falco novels by Lindsey Davis, starring Anton Lesser as Marcus Didius Falco.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful but flawed...

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $26.17

    • The Templar, the Queen and Her Lover

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1325: in the gilded cage that is the Palace of Westminster, Isabella, Queen of England, is troubled by court intrigue. Her jealous husband, Edward II, has removed all her privileges, her regal status and even her children. When Isabella is dispatched to France to negotiate peace with the French King, Sir Baldwin de Furnshill travels with her to ensure her safety. But it seems that no one can be trusted, not least the queen’s own retinue. 

    Regular price: $25.63

    • A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

    • By: Ben Macintyre
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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    Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. Philby's two closest friends in the intelligence world, Nicholas Elliott of MI6 and James Jesus Angleton, the CIA intelligence chief, thought they knew Philby better than anyone, and then discovered they had not known him at all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting!

    • By Everard (Desert Islander) on 03-09-16

    Regular price: $23.55

    • Dispensation of Death

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1325: England is a hotbed of paranoia under the reign of the unpredictable Edward II and his lover, Sir Hugh le Despenser. When the queen’s lady-in-waiting is slaughtered and a man’s body, hideously mutilated, is discovered behind the throne, the king demands to be avenged. Sir Baldwin de Furnshill, an experienced investigator of murders, is appointed to track down the killer, aided by his friend, Simon Puttock. In an age of corruption, when the king’s friends can use torture, blackmail and murder to promote their ends, a rural knight and bailiff must fight to stay alive.

    Regular price: $24.86

    • The Wire in the Blood

    • A Tony Hill & Carol Jordan Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Val McDermid
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Across the country, dozens of teenage girls have vanished. It's the job of criminal profilers Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to look for a pattern. They've spent years exploring the psyches of madmen. But sane men kill, too. And when they hide in plain sight, they can be difficult to find. He's handsome and talented, rich and famous - a notorious charmer with the power to seduce...and the will to destroy. No one can fathom what he's about to do next.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice to go back

    • By Phil on 07-29-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Tooth Tattoo

    • Peter Diamond, Book 13
    • By: Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Peter Diamond, head of Bath CID, takes a city break in Vienna, but everything goes wrong and his companion, Paloma, calls a halt to their relationship. Meanwhile, strange things are happening to jobbing musician Mel Farran, who finds himself scouted by methods closer to the spy world than the concert platform. The chance of joining a once-famous string quartet in a residency at Bath Spa University is too tempting for Mel to refuse. Then a body is found in the city canal, and the only clue to the dead woman's identity is the tattoo of a music note on one of her teeth.

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Wilful Murder

    • The Sinking of the Lusitania
    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 49
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    On May 7th, 1915 a passenger ship crossing the Atlantic sank with the loss of 1200 lives. On board were some world-famous figures, including multimillionaire Alfred Vanderbilt. But this wasn’t the Titanic and there was no iceberg. The liner was the Lusitania and it was torpedoed by a German U-boat.Wilful Murder is the hugely compelling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. The first book to look at the events in their full historical context, it is also the first to place the human dimension at its heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Diane Preston writes a real winner.

    • By Lowell on 03-30-15

    Regular price: $24.78

    • The Death Ship of Dartmouth

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1324: a disastrous autumn looms large. As the leaves begin to fall there are those who wish to bring the kingdom down as well. In Dartmouth, a man is found lying dead in the road. Dismissing his death as a drunken accident, the locals turn their attentions to more worrying matters - piracy. Rumours abound that spies are being sent to the great traitor Roger Mortimer. If this is true, civil war in England is inevitable. The kingdom’s most powerful and ruthless men demand that Sir Baldwin de Furnshill and Bailiff Simon Puttock uncover the truth, and quickly. 

    Regular price: $24.10

    • The King of Thieves

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1325: Sir Baldwin de Furnshill and his friend Simon Puttock are sent to France to guard the King’s son. The King’s son must pay homage to the French King if he is to enable the English to keep hold of vital territory, but they are unaware that King Edward’s wife, Isabella, has grown so disaffected that she has begun to plot her revenge.  

    Regular price: $25.63

    • The Summons

    • By: Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Winner of the Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger and shortlisted for the Edgar Award. The summons comes at night. Two policemen collect Peter Diamond from his West London flat and drive him to Bath. Once head of the murder squad there, he is now out of touch in his retirement, unaware of an audacious escape from Albany Prison. Four years previously, Diamond headed the investigation of the bizarre murder of a Swedish woman journalist, her mouth stuffed with red roses.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • A Friar's Bloodfeud

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bailiff Simon Puttoc’s servant, Hugh, has been granted leave to look after his wife, Constance, and her son. But their happy time is to be short-lived, for a gang of men break into their home and attack Hugh’s family. When Simon and Sir Baldwin Furnshill, Keeper of the King’s Peace, arrive on the scene the cottage is burnt to the ground, the bodies from within already buried. It seems that Hugh must have perished in a dreadful accident - but appearances can be deceptive. 

    Regular price: $25.63

    • The Butcher of St Peter's

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Exeter, 1323. A strange man is entering people’s houses at night, causing panic amongst householders. Although many had thought him harmless, now he seems to have committed murder. A man lies dead in his own home, slaughtered merely for trying to protect his children, and the folk of Exeter want this menace caught and hanged. Sir Baldwin de Furnshill suspects that the solution isn’t that simple. 

    Regular price: $23.34

    • The Prophecy of Death

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1325: King Edward II’s reign seems cursed. Although he has rejected his wife, Queen Isabella, he still relies on her. Even now, she is in France to negotiate peace with her brother, King Charles IV of France - but he fears for the outcome. Meanwhile, Sir Baldwin de Furnshill and his friend Bailiff Simon Puttock return from France with an urgent instruction for the King. It is to be their last mission. 

    Regular price: $23.34

    • The Chapel of Bones

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Forty years ago, Exeter's Cathedral Close was the scene of a vicious ambush. Afterwards, the bodies left lying in their blood bore witness to the conflicts tearing at the heart of the cathedral itself. Today, in 1323, murder is again polluting the Cathedral Close - but this killer is not so easily caught. The victim, Henry Potell, was feared and hated; he held secrets that some wished to keep hidden....

    Regular price: $25.63

    • The Malice of Unnatural Death

    • By: Michael Jecks
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Roger Mortimer was once the king’s most able commander, but now he is his most hated enemy. Escaping from the tower, Mortimer made his way to France and has hired an assassin to murder the king - but others have the same idea. As the body of a local craftsman and that of a king’s messenger who was carrying a dangerous secret are found in the city’s streets, Sir Baldwin de Furnshill and his friend, Bailiff Simon Puttock, are asked by the bishop to find out who is responsible. But when murderers can use magic, no one is safe.... 

    Regular price: $24.10

    • Cop to Corpse

    • Book 12 in the Peter Diamond Mysteries
    • By: Peter Lovesey
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    In the small hours of a Sunday morning in the city of Bath a policeman on beat duty is shot dead by an unseen gunman - the third killing of an officer in Somerset in a matter of weeks. The emergency services are summoned. Ambitious to arrest the Somerset Sniper, the duty inspector, Ken Lockton, seals the crime scene, which is confined by the river on one side and a massive retaining wall on the other. He discovers the murder weapon in a garden - and is himself attacked and left for dead.Enter Peter Diamond, Bath's burly CID chief.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Peter Diamond has lost his sparkle

    • By Amy W on 01-11-15

    Regular price: $17.55

    • A Good Clean Fight

    • By: Derek Robinson
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 21 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 36

    North Africa, 1942. Dust, heat, thirst, flies. For those who liked that sort of thing, it was a good clean fight: nothing to harm but the sand, the enemy and yourself. Striking hard and escaping fast, Fanny Barton’s squadron play Russian roulette, flying their clapped out Tomahawks on ground-strafing forays. On the ground, the men of Captain Lampard’s SAS patrol drive hundreds of miles behind enemy lines to plant bombs on German aircraft.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More of this author please

    • By Cary on 02-21-12

    Regular price: $20.56

    • Life & Works - Antonin Dvorak

    • By: Jeremy Siepmann
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Siepmann, Sean Barrett, Jonathan Keeble, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    One of the best-loved composers of all time, Dvorák rose from rural origins to become not only a great but an influential composer. The first composer to put his native Bohemia on the musical map of the world, he was invited to do the same for America. One result was the famous "New World" Symphony, which made him a household name across the globe. Writing music of irresistible color, lilt and peasant vitality, he was also a melodist-in-a-million. This portrait-in-sound follows a lovable and in many ways a very simple, man from hay cart to imperial palace, from tragic loss to heart-warming joy, to pigeon-raising and world celebrity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Serviceable, lightweight bio with music

    • By Bonny on 07-05-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Assassin

    • John Stratton, Book 8
    • By: Duncan Falconer
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    After leading a raid in Afghanistan, elite operative John Stratton is contacted by an old friend in military intelligence with a curious message about being hunted by an assassin. When the officer vanishes, Stratton gets drawn into a desperate race to secure a missing nuclear warhead, stolen from the Pakistan military. Against an unknown enemy, he conducts a terrifying search for the bomb - from a Taliban hideout a few miles outside Bagram Air Base to the crowded streets of Manhattan.

    Regular price: $17.55

    • Enemies at Every Turn

    • John Pearce, Book 8
    • By: David Donachie
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4 out of 5 stars 35

    The year is 1794. Free from jail, John Pearce is not free from the smugglers whose boat he stole. While lying low, Pearce soon has other pressing concerns on his mind. Granted a commission by William Pitt, John Pearce evades his pursuers by undertaking a dangerous mission in France. As rebellious ambition turns to bloody disaster, Pearce must try to re-join Admiral Howe. Also serving with Howe is Ralph Barclay - who has somehow contrived to yet again press Pearce’s friends into his crew.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ennui...

    • By Christopher on 10-02-12

    Regular price: $14.86

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