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    • Devil in the Grove

    • Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
    • By: Gilbert King
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,093

    Devil in the Grove is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. Arguably the most important American lawyer of the 20th century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark suit Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court when he became embroiled in an explosive and deadly case that threatened to change the course of the civil rights movement and cost him his life. Despite death threats, the clan, and the urging of his associates, Marshall knew he had to defend "the Groveland Boys".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning history of the Jim Crow south. Essential

    • By Bill on 06-08-13

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Native Son

    • By: Richard Wright
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 17 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 992
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 998

    Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply a classic

    • By Noah on 11-11-10

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Aliens: Bug Hunt

    • By: Jonathan Maberry, Heather Graham, Scott Sigler, and others
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster, Eric G. Dove, R. C. Bray, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 521
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 484

    When the Colonial Marines set out after their deadliest prey, the Xenomorphs, it's what Corporal Hicks calls a bug hunt - kill or be killed. Here are fifteen all-new stories of such "close encounters", written by many of today's most extraordinary authors. Set during the events of all four Alien films, sending the Marines to alien worlds, to derelict space settlements, and into the nests of the universe's most dangerous monsters, these adventures are guaranteed to send the blood racing - one way or another.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the bug hunt

    • By doug thornton on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Crusade + Other Stories

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Dan Abnett, David Annandale
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Penny Rawlins, Andy Clark, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    Sons of the primarch Roboute Guilliman, the Primaris Ultramarines are peerless warriors whose sworn duty is to protect mankind from the predations of the xenos and the foul traitors of the Heretic Astartes. In a galaxy riven by eternal war, they and the other armies of the Imperium are all that stand between mankind and damnation. Their ship damaged by warp storms, the Ultramarines of strike force Cassian make for Kalides Prime. Also within this book is a host of awesome short stories to give you a flavour of the many warring armies that exist within the worlds of Warhammer 40,000.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For the Emperor!

    • By CPE on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $5.45

    • Old Yeller

    • By: Fred Gipson
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 575
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 483
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 481

    When a novel like Huckleberry Finn or The Yearling comes along, it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the response it evokes in the reader. Such a tale is Old Yeller; to listen to this eloquently simply story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beyond Heartbreaking

    • By Gillian on 01-22-16

    Regular price: $18.24

    • The Ice Monster

    • By: David Walliams
    • Narrated by: Jane Horrocks, Miriam Margolyes, Peter Serafinowicz, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster - a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole - she’s determined to discover more.... A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature and sparks the adventure of a lifetime - from London to the heart of the Arctic! Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes in David Walliams’ biggest and most epic adventure yet!  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Theatrical production.

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-02-19

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Duke

    • A Life of Duke Ellington
    • By: Terry Teachout
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century - and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. The grandson of a slave, he dropped out of high school to become one of the world's most famous musicians, a showman of incomparable suavity who was as comfortable in Carnegie Hall as in the nightclubs where he honed his style.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This audiobook needs music

    • By John on 04-08-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • A Gathering of Old Men

    • By: Ernest J. Gaines, Sally Darling
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James, Michelle-Denise Woods
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    When Sheriff Mapes is summoned to a sugarcane plantation to find a dead Cajun farmer, he knows who committed the crime. Mapes finds himself powerless, however, when nearly 20 elderly black men confess to the murder. Can justice be served, or will the dead man's brutish father pass judgment his way?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complex and engaging.

    • By David Robbins on 09-02-08

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Run

    • By: Ann Patchett
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 682
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 390
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 389

    Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, possessive, and ambitious father. As the former mayor of Boston, Bernard Doyle wants to see his sons in politics, a dream the boys have never shared. But when an argument in a blinding New England snowstorm inadvertently causes an accident that involves a stranger and her child, all Bernard Doyle cares about is his ability to keep his children, all of his children, safe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Uneven

    • By Patti on 07-24-09

    Regular price: $15.96

    • The Plague of Doves

    • By: Louise Erdrich
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James, Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 211

    The unsolved murder of a farm family haunts the small, white, off-reservation town of Pluto, North Dakota. The vengeance exacted for this crime and the subsequent distortions of truth transform the lives of Ojibwe living on the nearby reservation and shape the passions of both communities for the next generation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great American Tale

    • By Lori on 12-02-08

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Hugh Bonneville & Peter James

    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Peter James
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Peter James is an international best-selling thriller writer with 12 consecutive Sunday Times number ones, responsible for the critically acclaimed Roy Grace thriller series. Hugh Bonneville is a BAFTA, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor across both stage and screen, most recognised for his role as Robert Crawley in the ITV drama Downton Abbey and blockbusters such as Paddington and Notting Hill. Bonneville has narrated the audiobook of Peter James’ thriller Absolute Proof.

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Voodoo Dreams

    • A Novel of Marie Laveau
    • By: Jewell Parker Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 20 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    Spanning six decades of the 1800s, this mesmerizing story is a fictional biography of Marie Laveau - one of the most haunting characters in New Orleans’ history. Part of a long line of voodoo priestesses and healers, Marie tells of the mystery, passion, and violence that pattern her life. Like her grandmother, Marie sees visions from an early age. She never knew her mother, who practiced a spiritualism so potent she was murdered by those who feared her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Colorful verbal illustrations...

    • By Melissa on 03-03-11

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Warren Commission Report

    • The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
    • By: Michael Beschloss (introduction), The Warren Commission
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, James Lurie, Michael Beschloss (introduction)
    • Length: 34 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    President Lyndon B. Johnson, by Executive Order No. 11130 dated November 29, 1963, created this Commission to investigate the assassination on November 22, 1963, of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. The President directed the Commission to evaluate all the facts and circumstances surrounding the assassination and the subsequent killing of the alleged assassin and to report its findings and conclusions to him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected.

    • By DM on 08-27-18

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Fearless Jones

    • By: Walter Mosley
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    Walter Mosley, "one of crime fiction's brightest stars" ( People), returns to mysteries at last! Fearless Jones is a dazzling new thriller, set in 1950s L.A. and featuring the most engaging hero since Easy Rawlins.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mosley at Perfection

    • By Gypsy Wife on 08-27-12

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Brothers in Arms

    • The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anthony Walton
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Brothers in Arms recounts the extraordinary story of the 761st Black Panthers, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Yup

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Peter James

    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Peter James
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    International best-selling thriller writer Peter James visits the Audible Studios to talk about his latest book, Need You Dead. As well as being a television and film producer, Peter is renowned for his brilliant series about Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. Need You Dead is book number 13 in the series.

    Regular price: $0.00

    • The Phantom of the Opera (Dramatized)

    • By: Gaston Leroux, Barnaby Edwards
    • Narrated by: Alexander Siddig, Anna Massey, James D'Arcy, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    In the cosmopolitan Paris of the 1880s, the new proprietors of the Opera House are amused to discover that their costly acquisition is said to be haunted. But their smiles quickly vanish as tragedy follows misfortune: a murdered stagehand, a fatal accident, a missing girl. Fearful tales of the Opera Ghost race through the corridors and dressing rooms of the theatre. And with good reason - for deep in the catacombs beneath the Opera House, something is stirring.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Fabulous

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-18-16

    Regular price: $27.71

    • Wrong Turn

    • By: Tanya Eby - editor, Bernard Schaffer - foreword
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Andi Arndt, Peter Berkrot, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In this new anthology offered by Blunder Woman Productions, you’ll take a trip down twisty roads into forests, back alleys, and even across the border between life and death. Together these tales are funny, creepy, weird, contemplative, traditional, and speculative. The characters in these stories might take a wrong turn, but it’s the right move for any fan of thrillers and mysteries.  

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Living Blood

    • By: Tananarive Due
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 25 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    After the disappearance of her immortal husband, David, Jessica Jacobs-Wolde must come to terms with the healing blood David gave to her and their daughter, Fana. As Fana’s powers grow, mother and daughter are swept into an epic battle to determine the fate of humankind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding and original entertainment!!

    • By Thomas on 10-07-12

    Regular price: $45.49

    • Junebug

    • By: Alice Mead
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In the dingy Auburn Street project where Junebug lives, ten is the age when young boys start joining gangs and helping drug dealers. Junebug has watched his friend, Darnell, drift away in a sleek, dark-windowed car. He has seen his Aunt Jolita, surrounded by a cloud of jewelry and perfume, strut off with silent gang leaders. Junebug’s mother works hard to keep him and his little sister safe. So do the librarian and the tutor who set up a reading room in the basement of the graffiti-coated apartment building.

    Regular price: $10.49

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