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    • 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 468
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436

    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

    • The Compassionate Mind

    • By: Paul Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 22 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Throughout history people have sought to cope with a life that is often stressful and hard. We have actually known for some time that developing compassion for oneself and others can help us face up to and win through the hardship and find a sense of inner peace. However in modern societies we rarely focus on this key process that underpins successful coping and happiness and can be quick to dismiss the impact of modern living on our minds and well-being. Instead we concentrate on 'doing, achieving' and having'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like water for a thirsty wanderer

    • By Vickie on 09-02-13

    Regular price: $28.35

    • All Out War: The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain's Political Class

    • By: Tim Shipman
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 32 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Based on unrivalled access to all the key politicians and their advisors - including Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Nigel Farage and Dominic Cummings, the mastermind of Vote Leave - Shipman has written a political history that reads like a thriller and offers a gripping day-by-day account of what really happened behind the scenes in Downing Street, both Leave campaigns, the Labour Party, Ukip and Britain Stronger in Europe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • blow by blow, word by word

    • By Christian R. Unger on 11-22-18

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Sharpe's Fortress: The Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803 (The Sharpe Series, Book 3)

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Ensign Richard Sharpe, newly made an officer, wishes he had stayed a sergeant after he is put in terrible danger by Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill at the impregnable Gawilghur's ravine. To regain his confidence and his authority, Sharpe will fight as he has never fought before.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great way to wrap up India!

    • By Richard on 01-01-18

    Regular price: $15.45

    • Sharpe's Triumph: The Battle of Assaye, September 1803 (The Sharpe Series, Book 2)

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Sergeant Richard Sharpe witnesses a murderous act of treachery and, with Sir Arthur Wellesley, faces the Mahratta Horde. The paths of treachery all lead to the small village of Assaye. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley, with a diminished British army, plunges his men into the white heat of battle. A battle that will make his reputation, and perhaps Sharpe's too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Richard on 11-20-17

    Regular price: $18.70

    • Sharpe's Fury: The Battle of Barrosa, March 1811

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 11
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Captain Sharpe has to protect a philandering diplomat and, deserted by his ally, faces the enemy. In the winter of 1811, the war seems lost. Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz, now the Spanish capital and itself under siege. Inside the city walls an intricate diplomatic dance is taking place and Richard Sharpe faces more than one enemy. The small British force is trapped by a French army, and their only hope lies with the outnumbered redcoats outside refusing to admit defeat.

    Regular price: $15.45

    • Sharpe's Revenge: The Peace of 1814

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 19
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Richard Sharpe triumphs in the last battle of the war, only to find himself in worse peril when charged to recover Napoleon's treasure. It is 1814. There are rumours that Napoleon is dead, or has run away, but Sharpe has one last battle to fight before he can lay down his sword. It is the battle for Toulouse. Little does he know it will be one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war. But Sharpe's war is not only the battle.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Prey: The Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 (The Sharpe Series, Book 5)

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Richard Sharpe is sent to Copenhagen to deliver a bribe to stop the Danes handing over possession of their battle fleet to the French. It seems very easy. But nothing is easy in a Europe stirred by French ambitions. The Danes possess a battle fleet that could replace every ship the French lost at Trafalgar, and Napoleon's forces are gathering to take it. The British have to stop them, while the Danes insist on remaining neutral. Dragged into a war of spies and brutality, Sharpe finds that he is a sacrificial pawn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun Story

    • By Markus on 01-21-19

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799 (The Sharpe Series, Book 1)

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Richard Sharpe avoids the tyrannical Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill and endeavours to rescue a British officer from under the nose of the Tippoo of Mysore. But in fleeing Hakeswill, Sharpe enters the exotic and dangerous world of the Tippoo. An adventure that will require all of his wits just to stay alive, let alone save the British army from catastrophe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great story and a great read.

    • By Alan on 11-02-18

    Regular price: $18.70

    • Sharpe's Rifles: The French Invasion of Galicia, January 1809

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 6
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela.Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of Riflemen are cut off from the rest of the army and surrounded. Their only hope of escape is to accept the help of the Spanish, but this assistance comes at a price: to join the assault on the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, held by a strong French force.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rupert Farley bring Sharpe and this story to life.

    • By Alan on 02-05-19

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Eagle: The Talavera Campaign, July 1809

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 8
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 39

    The newly promoted Captain Richard Sharpe clashes with an incompetent colonel, leads his men in the battle of Talavera and earns himself a dangerous enemy. As Sharpe leads his men in to battle, he knows he must fight for the honour of the regiment and his future career. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best book of the series

    • By Torben on 04-26-17

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Battle: The Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 12
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 29

    Richard Sharpe is fighting for his Irish battalion and his own honour through the blood-stained streets of the town. Quartered in a crumbling Portuguese fort, Richard Sharpe and his men are attacked by an elite French unit, led by an old enemy of Sharpe's, and suffer heavy losses. The army's high command blame Sharpe for the disaster and his military career seems to be ruined. His only hope is to redeem himself on the battlefield.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story as the other books this far.

    • By Juha Mattila on 04-29-18

    Regular price: $15.45

    • Sharpe's Company: The Siege of Badajoz, January to April 1812

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 13
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Captain Richard Sharpe has to lead the attack on the terrible fortress. It is a hard winter. For Richard Sharpe it is the worst he can remember. He has lost command to a man who could buy the promotion Sharpe covets. His oldest enemy, the ruthless and indestructible Hakes will, joins the regiment and he is a man with a mission to ruin Sharpe. But Sharpe is determined to change his luck. The only way - a desperate choice - is to volunteer the Forlorn Hope, to lead the attack on the impregnable fortress.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Regiment: The Invasion of France, June to November 1813

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 17
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    Richard Sharpe returns to England to save the regiment. Major Sharpe's men are in mortal danger - not from the French, but from the bureaucrats of Whitehall. Unless reinforcements can be brought from England, the regiment will be disbanded. Determined not to see his regiment die, Sharpe returns to England and uncovers a nest of high-ranking traitors, any of whom could utterly destroy his career with a word.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Devil: Napoleon and South America, 1820 - 1821

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 21
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    Richard Sharpe, asked to help an old friend, meets, at last, the greatest enemy. Five years after the Battle of Waterloo, Sharpe's peaceful retirement in Normandy is shattered. An old friend, Don Blas Vivar, is missing in Chile, reported dead at rebel hands--a report his wife refuses to believe. She appeals to Sharpe to find out the truth. Sharpe, along with Patrick Harper, finds himself bound for Chile via St. Helena, where they have a fateful meeting with the fallen emperor Napoleon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally fascinating

    • By Wendy Siemens on 06-28-18

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Waterloo: The Waterloo Campaign, 15 - 18 June, 1815

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 20
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    Lieutenant-Colonel Sharpe, sidelined on the royal staff, magnificently siezes command at the final moment of the great victory. It is 1815. Sharpe is serving on the personal staff of the prince of Orange, who refuses to listen to Sharpe's reports of an enormous army, led by Napoleon, marching towards them. The Battle of Waterloo commences, and it seems as if Sharpe must stand by and watch the grandest scale of military folly.

    Regular price: $15.45

    • Mindful Compassion

    • By: Paul Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    This ground-breaking new book combines the best of Compassion-Focused Therapy with the most effective mindfulness techniques. The result is an extremely effective approach to overcoming everyday emotional and psychological problems and improving one's sense of well being. Based on the latest work from Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, best-selling author of The Compassionate Mind, and Buddhist expert Choden.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good instruction in Mindfullness

    • By David on 02-21-14

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Sharpe's Siege: The Winter Campaign, 1814

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 18
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 29

    Richard Sharpe, abandoned in enemy territory, has to trust in assistance from a hostile American privateer. The invasion of France is under way and the British Navy has called upon the services of Major Richard Sharpe. He and a small force of riflemen are to capture a fortress and secure a landing on the French coast - one of the most dangerous missions of his career.

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Sharpe's Trafalgar: The Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805 (The Sharpe Series, Book 4)

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Richard Sharpe, travelling home aboard the 'Revenant', meets Admiral Nelson and his fleet, on what was a calm October day off Cape Trafalgar. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears.

    Regular price: $18.70

    • Sharpe's Honour: The Vitoria Campaign, February to June 1813

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 16
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Major Sharpe finds himself a fugitive, hunted by enemy and ally alike. Major Richard Sharpe awaits the opening shots of the army's campaign with grim expectancy. For victory depends on the increasingly fragile alliance between Britain and Spain - an alliance that must be maintained at any cost. Pierre Ducos, the wily French intelligence officer, sees a chance both to destroy the alliance and to achieve a personal revenge on Richard Sharpe.

    Regular price: $16.77

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