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    • Endure

    • Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
    • By: Alex Hutchinson, Malcolm Gladwell - foreword
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 732
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 727

    Writing from both the cutting edge of scientific discovery and the front-lines of elite athletic performance, National Magazine Award-winning science journalist Alex Hutchinson presents a revolutionary account of the dynamic and controversial new science of endurance.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • finishing this was an act of endurance

    • By slowLoris on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Etta and Otto and Russell and James

    • A Novel
    • By: Emma Hooper
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 374
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 338

    Eighty-two-year-old Etta has never seen the ocean. So early one morning she takes a rifle, some chocolate, and her best boots, and begins walking the 3,232 kilometers from rural Canada eastward to the coast. Her husband Otto wakes to a note left on the kitchen table. "I will try to remember to come back," Etta writes to him. Otto has seen the ocean, having crossed the Atlantic years ago to fight in a far-away war. He understands. But with Etta gone, the memories come crowding in and Otto struggles to keep them at bay.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Richly Evocative Storytelling

    • By Sara on 07-16-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • World War Z

    • By: Max Brooks
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ragland, Rupert Farley, Nigel Pilkington, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413

    The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched firsthand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, from decimated cities that once teemed with upwards of thirty million souls to the most remote and inhospitable areas of the planet. He recorded the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living - or at least the undead - hell of that dreadful time.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A pity the unabridged version is inferior

    • By RaisinGirl on 05-20-13

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

    • A Novel
    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 453
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 420
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 423

    From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding work of fiction that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story. A lush, richly layered novel in which our world has been plunged into an age of unreason, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is a breathtaking achievement and an enduring testament to the power of storytelling.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 1001 whimsical, capricious, and wanton jinn

    • By Darwin8u on 09-16-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now - As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It

    • By: Craig Taylor
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Stephen Crossley, Sartaj Garewell, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Here are the voices of London - rich and poor, native and immigrant, women and men. From the woman whose voice announces the stations on the London Underground to the man who plants the trees along Oxford Street; from a Pakistani currency trader to a Guardsman at Buckingham Palace - together, these voices paint a vivid, epic and wholly fresh portrait of 21st Century London.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting look at what makes London tick.

    • By tim on 12-11-12

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

    • By: Alex Hutchinson
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    How high or far or fast can humans go? And what about individual potential: what defines a person's limits? From running a two-hour marathon to summiting Mount Everest, we're fascinated by the extremes of human endurance, constantly testing both our physical and psychological limits.In Endure, Alex Hutchinson, PhD, reveals why our individual limits may be determined as much by our heads and hearts as by our muscles.

    Regular price: $16.57

    • Identical

    • By: Scott Turow
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Gianis's and the Kronons. Two families entangled in a long and complex history of love and deceit... Twenty five years ago, after a society picnic held by businessman and politician Zeus Kronon, Zeus' headstrong daughter Dita was found murdered. Her boyfriend, Cass Gianis, confessed to the crime. Now Cass has been released from prison into the care of his twin, Mayoral candidate Paul Gianis, who is in the middle of a high profile political campaign.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • Have You Seen Her?

    • By: Karen Rose
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    One by one, the girls disappear from their beds at night. Each one is pretty, with long, dark hair. And each one is found brutally murdered. Special Agent Steven Thatcher has sworn to find the killer. As the investigation pulls him one way, his family pulls him in another. A widower haunted by loss, he now worries about his son, Brad, slipping away.

    Regular price: $27.15

    • The Baltimore Boys

    • By: Joël Dicker, Alison Anderson - translator
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Fresh from the staggering success of The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, Marcus Goldman is struggling to write his third novel. A chance encounter in Florida throws him some inspiration from a surprising source: Alexandra Neville, the beautiful, phenomenally successful singer and Marcus' first love. All at once memories of his childhood come flooding back. Memories of a family torn apart by tragedy and a once glorious legacy reduced to shame and ruin.

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Who Gets What - And Why: The Hidden World of Matchmaking and Market Design

    • By: Alvin Roth
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    How our lives are shaped not only by the choices we make, but by the choices we have. In many parts of life - jobs, housing, medical care, education, even a date on the Internet - price is not the only determinant of who gets what. So how do the other processes that influence who gets which goods, jobs, university places and partners really work? In Who Gets What, Nobel Prize winning economist Alvin Roth uncovers the global rules of how markets allocate, how matchmaking shapes lives...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great book about market dedign

    • By Eitan on 06-13-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Crime Scene

    • By: Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Responding to a call at a mansion in an East Bay neighbourhood, Deputy Coroner Clay Edison comes upon the body of Dr Walter Rennert, a controversial Berkeley psychologist, sprawled at the foot of his stairs. There are no wounds and no signs of intrusion or struggle. Clay knows the obvious diagnosis is natural death. But 10 years ago, Rennert's partner was found dead, and to this day the crime remains unsolved.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Paper Grail

    • By: James P. Blaylock
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 16 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Howard Barton comes to the remote northern coast of California in search of a folded scrap of paper rumoured to bear a sketch by the legendary Japanese artist Hokusai. Unfortunately, there are plenty of others in search of the Paper Grail.… Mrs Lamey, who waters her garden with blood, among other strange and noxious substances; the enigmatic Mr Jimmers, whose garden shed conceals a bizarre invention designed to raise the dead; Uncle Roy, founder of The Museum of Modern Mysteries and builder of haunted houses.

    Regular price: $31.03

    • Pretty Girls

    • By: Karin Slaughter
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Woodward, Robert G Slade
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    The compelling new standalone novel from the Sunday Times number-one best-selling author of Unseen and Cop Town. With a missing girl in the news, Claire Scott can’t help but be reminded of her sister, who disappeared 20 years ago in a mystery that was never solved. But when Claire begins to learn the truth about her sister, nothing will ever be the same.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED IT!!!!

    • By penny ann on 07-04-15

    Regular price: $25.58

    • A Dark and Broken Heart

    • By: R. J. Ellory
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    How long can a man escape judgment? A dark and atmospheric thriller from the award-winning author of A Simple Act of Violence. Vincent Madigan is charming, resourceful, and knows how to look after himself. The only problem is that he's up to his neck in debt to Sandia - the drug king of East Harlem. One heist will free Madigan from Sandia's control and give him the chance he needs to get his life back on track. But can he evade justice for his crimes? Or will his own conscience be his final undoing?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just a great story

    • By Gestur on 08-24-13

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Robert G Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    From one of the greatest writers of our time: a spellbinding, entertaining, wildly imaginative novel, which blends history and myth with tremendous philosophical depth. A masterful, mesmerising modern tale about worlds dangerously colliding, the monsters that are unleashed when reason recedes, and a beautiful testament to the power of love and humanity in chaotic times.

    Regular price: $23.44

    • The Burden of Proof

    • By: Scott Turow
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 20 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    One afternoon in late March, Sandy Stern, the brilliant, quixotic defense lawyer in Presumed Innocent, returns home to find his wife, Clara, dead in the garage. They have been married for 31 years. Her suicide note leaves him just four words: 'Can you forgive me?' But on 6 March, Clara had expected to live....

    Regular price: $30.91

    • Festival of Fear

    • By: Graham Masterton
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Award-winning horror writer and master of the macabre, Graham Masterton presents a blood-curdling array of treats: twelve stories of terror celebrating the bizarre and grotesque, guaranteed to quicken the pulse. Marvel at the mirror dug up in secret and better off buried... Thrill at a pair of lovers, whose promises to each other lead them down a disturbing path. Observe the haunted house... Come closer, dear reader - the hour of the festival is upon us.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this book!

    • By Matthew S. Hill on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • All the Bells on Earth

    • By: James P. Blaylock
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Doughnuts, family tensions, relatives who arrive in a Winnebago, Christmas decorations, business worries, Uncle Henry's womanizing, and pyramid schemes wrap Walt Stebbins in layers of detail and distraction. Walt runs a small catalogue business out of his garage, and he has no notion of a demonic presence in his town until a package is mistakenly delivered to him.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Paranormal fiction with bells on

    • By Suzanne on 05-09-15

    Regular price: $19.62

    • The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

    • By: Joël Dicker
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 20 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    August 30, 1975. The day of the disappearance. The day Somerset, New Hampshire, lost its innocence. That summer, struggling author Harry Quebert fell in love with fifteen-year-old Nola Kellergan. Thirty-three years later, her body is dug up from his yard, along with a manuscript copy of the novel that secured his lasting fame. Quebert is the only suspect.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • That s what I call bad writing

    • By alvaro de torres on 01-13-15

    Regular price: $24.51

    • ‘48

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The running man. In 1945, Hitler unleashes the Blood Death on Britain as his final act of vengeance. Hoke, an American pilot and one of a tiny minority with a rare blood group unaffected by the deadly disease, has survived alone among the debris and the dead of London for three years. Now, in '48, a slow-dying group of Fascist Blackshirts believe their only hope is a complete transfusion of blood from one of Hoke's kind. Ever more desperate as their deaths approach, they're after his blood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful dystopian story

    • By Illini Hillel on 04-04-16

    Regular price: $19.62

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