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    • A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis

    • By: Sigmund Freud, G. Stanley Hall - translation
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    This series of 28 lectures was given by Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), the founder of psychoanalysis, during the First World War and first published in English in 1920. The purpose of this general introduction was to present his work and ideas - as they had matured at that point - to a general public; and even though there was to be considerable development and change over the ensuing years, these talks still offer a valuable and remarkably approachable entry point to his revolutionary concepts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Spectacular

    • By Thomas on 09-05-16

    Regular price: $37.62

    • The Gnosis of the Mind

    • By: G. R. S. Mead
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    George Robert Stowe Mead was one of the most prolific and gifted scholars of Gnosticism and Hermeticism of the first half of the 20th century. This book explores gnostic ideas and texts from an entirely sympathetic point of view, which was rare at the time. Editor Jason Augustus Newcomb has rendered the book more comprehensible for modern listeners, as well as added additional notes and commentary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Deep

    • By Dennis W on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Advertising Effect

    • By: Adam Ferrier, Jennifer Fleming
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    In The Advertising Effect, respected advertising insider, Adam Ferrier, reveals the ten techniques used by some of the best-known brands across the globe. These techniques are grounded in psychological theory with award winning real world examples and explore how the most effective way to change behaviour is through action rather than the conventional advertising practices (emotional or rational persuasion).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of The Best Books on Advertising Ever

    • By Phil Hudson on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

    • How Churchill's Secret Warriors Set Europe Ablaze and Gave Birth to Modern Black Ops
    • By: Damien Lewis
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    From award-winning historian, war reporter, and author Damien Lewis ( Zero Six Bravo, Judy) comes the incredible true story of the top-secret "butcher-and-bolt" black ops units Prime Minister Winston Churchill assigned the task of stopping the unstoppable German war machine. Criminals, rogues, and survivalists, the brutal tactics and grit of these "deniables" would define a military unit the likes of which the world had never seen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Show Old Man; Jolly Good Show!

    • By Matthew on 09-09-16

    Regular price: $36.51

    • The Golden Fleece

    • By: Robert Graves
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 28

    In order to reclaim his father's kingdom, Jason has been sent on an impossible mission: to take the golden ram's fleece that lies far away, guarded by a dragon. Jason, who is so attractive that women fall instantly in love with him, sets sail in the Argo, along with the greatest heroes of ancient Greece, including the surly (and often drunk) Hercules, the enchanting musician Orpheus and the warring twins Castor and Pollux. As they battle clashing rocks, monsters and seductresses, watched over by pitiless gods...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • nice "factual" recreation

    • By Darryl on 08-28-13

    Regular price: $31.98

    • The Road to Bedlam

    • The Courts of the Feyre, Book 2
    • By: Mike Shevdon
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      4 out of 5 stars 81

    The sequel to Sixty-One Nails. "There's been an accident. It's your daughter." But Alex isn't dead. She's been snatched because she came into her magical power early. Her father, Niall Petersen, must use his own wayward magic to track her down and save her from the madness of Bedlam. Mike Shevdon lives in Bedfordshire, England, with his wife and son, where he pursues the various masteries of weapons, technology, and cookery.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor story compared to first volume

    • By Robert on 12-07-16

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Sentinel

    • Vengeance of Memory, Book 1
    • By: Mark Oldfield
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 20 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In 1953, Comandante Leo Guzmán is head of a secret police unit whose job is to hunt down enemies of the state. Guzmán’s brutal tactics are simple and effective: everyone is suspect. In 2009, on a blazing summer's day in the hills near Madrid, Ana María Galindez, a Guardia Civil forensic scientist, examines what she thinks is just another Civil War grave. Fifteen bodies are hidden in an abandoned mine shaft, and forensics reveal that the killings took place sometime in the early 1950s. The identity of the suspected murderer? Comandante Leo Guzmán.

    Regular price: $27.71

    • Lost & Found

    • By: Brooke Davis
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington, Nicolette McKenzie, Helen Walsh
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Millie Bird, seven years old and ever hopeful, always wears red gumboots to match her curly hair. Her struggling mother, grieving the death of Millie's father, leaves her in the big ladies' underwear department of a local store and never returns. Agatha Pantha, 82, has not left her house - or spoken to another human being - since she was widowed seven years ago. She fills the silence by yelling at passersby, watching loud static on TV, and maintaining a strict daily schedule.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely Cute story !

    • By Sarah j on 10-19-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Prince

    • By: Niccolò Machiavelli
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The Prince is a treatise that systematically charts the best strategies for successful governing. It unapologetically places realism above idealism, showing would-be kings how to get what they want while appearing to be generous and honourable, and advocates that the means — cruelty, duplicity and horror —justify the ends of secure monarchical rule. But it can also be read as the work of a secret republican subtly undermining the despotism of the ruling Medici family.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Monk

    • By: Matthew Lewis
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4 out of 5 stars 35

    The Monk is a violent tale of ambition, murder, and incest. The great struggle between maintaining monastic vows and fulfilling personal ambitions leads the monk Ambrosio, into temptation and the breaking of his vows, then to sexual obsession and rape, and finally to murder in order to conceal his guilt. Written when Matthew Lewis was only 19, The Monk was criticised when first published in 1796 for its lewdness and impiety, but this criticism only added to its popularity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Overwritten, Oddly Compelling Gothic Father

    • By Jefferson on 01-01-17

    Regular price: $27.81

    • Strangeness and Charm

    • The Courts of the Feyre, Book 3
    • By: Mike Shevdon
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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      4 out of 5 stars 67

    Alex has been saved from the fate that awaited her in Bedlam, but in freeing her, Niall has released others of their kind into the population. Now, as Warder, he must find them and persuade them to swap their new-found liberty for security in the courts - but is the price of sanctuary to swap one cage for another?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Whiny dialog throughout

    • By S. Phillips on 11-13-15

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Homunculus

    • The Adventures of Langdon St Ives, Book 1
    • By: James P Blaylock
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4 out of 5 stars 35
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    In 1870s London, a city of contradictions and improbabilities, a dead man pilots an airship and living men are willing to risk all to steal a carp. Here, a night of bangers and ale at the local pub can result in an eternity at the Blood Pudding with the rest of the reanimated dead.... A comic science-fiction novel first published in 1986. It took the Philip K Dick award that year, and was the second book in Blaylock's loose steampunk trilogy, following The Digging Leviathan (1984) and preceding Lord Kelvin's Machine (1992).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Over the top in the right kind of way

    • By Katherine on 03-22-12

    Regular price: $26.42

    • Sixty-One Nails

    • The Courts of the Feyre, Book 1
    • By: Mike Shevdon
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 156
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      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 144

    There is a secret war growing beneath the streets of London. The immense Sixty-One Nails follows Niall Petersen, from a suspected heart attack on the London Underground, into the hidden world of the Feyre, an uncanny place of legend that lurks just beyond the surface of everyday life. The ancient peoples are at war - but is Niall really the one who can wield the dark magic of the Untainted, and save them all?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Urban Fantasy with a Gothic Flavor

    • By Tango on 03-16-14

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Confucius: In a Nutshell

    • By: Neil Wenborn
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Confucius stands alone among the world's great thinkers. Perhaps no other teacher has exerted so powerful a hold over so many people for so long. For two and a half millennia his sayings, preserved and developed by generations of his followers, have shaped the cultural and political life of the world's most populous nation, and they continue to offer fresh insights for today's globalized society. This audiobook sets Confucius's life and teachings in the context of the long history of China....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Save Your Money

    • By Michael G Raimondi on 01-31-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Warriors

    • Extraordinary Tales from the Battlefield
    • By: Max Hastings
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4 out of 5 stars 56

    With an introduction read by Max Hastings. An exhilarating and uplifting account of the lives of 16 ‘warriors’ from the last three centuries, hand-picked for their bravery or extraordinary military experience by the eminent military historian, author and ex-editor of the Daily Telegraph, Sir Max Hastings. Over the course of 40 years of writing about war, Max Hastings has grown fascinated by outstanding deeds of derring-do on the battlefield (land, sea, or air) - and by their practitioners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read Warriors

    • By Douglas on 08-14-15

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Lord Kelvin's Machine

    • The Adventures of Langdon St Ives, Book 2
    • By: James P Blaylock
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In Victorian London, Alice, the wife of scientist-explorer Langdon St. Ives, is murdered by his arch-nemesis, the hunchback Dr. Ignacio Narbondo. St. Ives and his valet, Hasbro, pursue Narbondo across Norway, contesting Narbondo's plot to destroy the earth and, later, efforts to revivify Narbondo's apparently frozen corpse. In the process, St. Ives gains access to a powerful device created by Lord Kelvin, which allows St. Ives to travel through time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A steampunk adventure with time paradoxes

    • By Katherine on 03-20-15

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Final Days

    • By: Gary Gibson
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    It's 2235 and through the advent of wormhole technology more than a dozen interstellar colonies have been linked to Earth; but this new mode of transportation comes at a price and there are risks. Saul Dumont knows this better than anyone. He's still trying to cope with the loss of the wormhole link to the Galileo system, which has stranded him on Earth far from his wife and child for the past several years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Meh...

    • By Ingwe on 04-03-13

    Regular price: $24.88

    • Hornet Flight

    • By: Ken Follett
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    It is June 1941 and Denmark is under German occupation. On the rocky coast of Denmark, two brothers, Harald and Arne Olufsen, starkly different in nature, are straining against the rigid confines imposed by their austere, elderly parents and trying to find their own way in life. Meanwhile, a network of MI6 spies is attempting to decipher an encrypted Luftwaffe radio signal which mentions the new Freya-Gerät - a rudimentary form of German radar equipment.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Gigus

    • By Marcin on 02-21-18

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Odd John

    • By: Olaf Stapledon
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    John Wainwright is a freak, a human mutation with an extraordinary intelligence which is both awesome and frightening to behold. Ordinary humans are mere playthings to him. And Odd John has a plan - to create a new order on Earth, a new supernormal species. But the world is not ready for such a change...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating, Suburb and Thoughtful

    • By D. Raynal on 06-02-14

    Regular price: $19.77

    • Strategos

    • Born in the Borderlands, Strategos 1
    • By: Gordon Doherty
    • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    When the falcon has flown, the mountain lion will charge from the east, and all Byzantium will quake. Only one man can save the empire ... the Haga!1046 AD. The Byzantine Empire teeters on full-blown war with the Seljuk Sultanate. In the borderlands of Eastern Anatolia, a land riven with bloodshed and doubt, young Apion's life is shattered in one swift and brutal Seljuk night raid. Only the benevolence of Mansur, a Seljuk farmer, offers him a second chance of happiness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bullseye

    • By Daniel Abrams on 08-21-17

    Regular price: $24.95

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