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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 1,202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the content; narration frustrated me

    • By Riverside Fan on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • World War Z

    • By: Max Brooks
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ragland, Rupert Farley, Nigel Pilkington, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 459
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427

    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: $20.72

    • 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 468
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 435
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 437

    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

    • 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 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    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

    • A Measure of Darkness

    • By: Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Clay Edison gets the call in the middle of the night, and it's a bad one. A party in Oakland, feuding neighbours, a wild crowd in the street. Two guns, firing at random, spreading chaos and death. Nobody knows the body count yet. It's going to be a long night for Clay - longer than he ever could have imagined. Because when the dust settles, there's a victim who can't be accounted for. A young woman, strangled instead of shot, without ID and a stranger to all. Clay's journey to give her a name and bring her justice will lead him into a bizarre world where right and wrong begin to blur.    

    Regular price: $21.31

    • 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 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A beautifully crafted crime-thriller!

    • By George on 01-18-15

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Mirror

    • By: Graham Masterton
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    It is said that a mirror can trap a person's soul... Martin Williams is a broke, two-bit screenwriter living in Hollywood, but when he finds the very mirror that once hung in the house of a murdered 1930s child star; he happily spends all he has on it. He has long obsessed over the tragic story of Boofuls, a beautiful and successful actor who was slaughtered and dismembered by his grandmother.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • sickeningly horrifyingly wonderful book!

    • By sasha mcmorris on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $20.72

    • 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 410
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 371

    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

    • 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 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    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

    • 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 174
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    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

    • The Dice Man

    • By: Luke Rhinehart
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 17 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Let the dice decide. The rules are down to you. The rules that stop you seducing your neighbour downstairs, that stop you hitting your boss, that stop you leaving your family and leaving the country. The rules that stop you living. The dice don't do rules; the dice do life. Luke Rhinehart is a psychiatrist, a husband and a father, his life locked down by routine and order - until he picks up the dice. The dice govern his every decision, and each throw takes him further into a world of risk, discovery and freedom. As the cult of the dice grows around him, the old order fades: chance becomes his religion, the dice his god. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Belaboured and disappointing

    • By Jackie on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $15.81

    • 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 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    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: $18.97

    • Private Royals

    • BookShots
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Robert G Slade
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Jack Morgan is visiting Peter Knight and the team in the London branch of his investigation agency, Private. At a cocktail party the night before the Trooping the Colour parade for the Queen's 90th birthday, Jack receives a phone call from the Duke of Aldershot saying that his daughter, Abbie, has been kidnapped. He needs Private on the case - one word to the police and Abbie will be killed. Jack will have to find Abbie before eleven o'clock the next morning, or the kidnapping will turn to murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another amazing short title from James Patterson

    • By Lavina on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $10.65

    • 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 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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

    • Dear Life

    • By: Alice Munro
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross, Robert Slade
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Moments of change, chance encounters, twists of fate that create a new way of thinking or being: The stories in Dear Life build to form a radiant, indelible portrait of just how dangerous and strange ordinary life can be. The collection includes four powerful pieces, "autobiographical in Feeling", set during the time of Munro's own childhood, in the area where she grew up.

    Regular price: $16.73

    • The Shell Collector

    • By: Anthony Doerr
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A blind man spends his days roaming the beaches of Kenya collecting shells, classifying them by feeling their whorls, spines and folds in his fingers. A young woman discovers that she can explore the inner world of an animal's mind by touching its freshly dead body. A refugee from Liberia, who cannot escape the horrors that he has witnessed, finds salvation in the clandestine act of burying the hearts of beached whales.

    Regular price: $12.39

    • ‘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: $20.72

    • Testimony

    • By: Scott Turow
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his career, his wife, even his country. Invited to become a prosecutor at The Hague's International Criminal Court, it was a chance to start afresh. But when his first case is to examine the disappearance of 400 Roma refugees - an apparent war crime left unsolved for 10 years - it's clear this new life won't be an easy one....

    Regular price: $24.78

    • The Manitou

    • By: Graham Masterton
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Karen Tandy was a sweet and unassuming girl until she discovered the mysterious lump growing underneath her skin. As the doctors and specialists puzzle over the growth, Karen's personality begins to change. The doctors decide to cut out the lump - but then it moves. Now a chain reaction has begun and everyone who comes in contact with Karen Tandy understands the very depths of terror. Her body and soul are being taken over by a black spirit over four centuries old. He is the remembrance of the evils the white man has bestowed on the Indian people, and the vengeance that has waited 400 years to surface.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The story was good, but long winded.

    • By Matthew S. Hill on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $15.98

    • 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

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