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    • 13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything

    • By: John Gribbin
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    The 20th century gave us two great theories of physics. The general theory of relativity describes the behavior of very large things, and quantum theory the behavior of very small things. In this landmark audiobook, John Gribbin - one of the best-known science writers of the past 30 years - presents his own version of the Holy Grail of physics, the search that has been going on for decades to find a unified "Theory of Everything" that combines these ideas into one mathematical package.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple, entertaining and easily understood

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-23-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lost Among the Birds

    • Accidentally Finding Myself in One Very Big Year
    • By: Neil Hayward
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    Early in 2013 Neil Hayward was at a crossroads. He didn't want to open a bakery or whatever else executives do when they quit a lucrative but unfulfilling job. He didn't want to think about his failed relationship with 'the one' or his potential for ruining a new relationship with 'the next one'. And he almost certainly didn't want to think about turning 40. And so instead he went birding. Birding was a lifelong passion. It was only among the birds that Neil found a calm that had eluded him in the confusing world of humans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Know a Birder? This will help you Understand.

    • By Carole T. on 08-27-17

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Mystery of the Templars

    • By: Martina André
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 25 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In 1156, the sixth Grand Master of the Knights Templar brings a mysterious object from Jerusalem to his homeland in the South of France. "The Head of Wisdom", as the strange artifact is called, ensures that the Order achieves unprecedented wealth. But in October 1307, the French king fights against the Templars. All commanderies of the Templars are closed, all members arrested. Templar Commander Lieutenant Gero of Breydenbach is to flee to Germany with the "Head of Wisdom" to keep their secret. A truly fantastic journey begins. Suddenly he finds himself in 2004 - dependent on a fascinating young woman, who might help him to fulfill his mission.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great mystery, excitement, legends and Devereaux!

    • By Eggert Eggertsson on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $19.70

    • Sword of Empire: Emperor

    • By: Richard Foreman
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Britain. 179 AD. The centurion Rufus Atticus is intent on finding Gaius Maximus - a fugitive and friend. Whilst doing so, however, Atticus finds trouble - in the form of the brutal Meriadoc clan. The Emperor, Marcus Aurelius, wants to offer the former praetorian a pardon. Atticus also has important news for Maximus, which will change his life. But as well as offering the soldier a pardon, the Emperor has summoned Maximus to ask him to complete one final mission. He must venture into enemy territory and assassinate Balomar.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Cunning Plans

    • Talks by Warren Ellis
    • By: Warren Ellis
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Cunning Plans collects several of NYT best-selling author Warren Ellis' lectures on the nature of the haunted future and the secrets of deep history, given in recent years at events in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Berlin.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent thought-provoking talks, but...

    • By Ray Hecht on 08-11-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Still Not Bionic

    • Adventures in Unremarkable Ultrarunning
    • By: Ira Rainey
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9

    If running extreme distances is as much about mental endurance as physical, how do you keep going when your internal monologue turns against you? That was the simple question Ira Rainey faced when the darkness of depression cast its long shadow over his life. It turned out the answer was far from simple.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great analogies to life

    • By DawgLawyer on 01-23-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sword of Empire: Praetorian

    • By: Richard Foreman
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    171 AD. Rome is at war with the northern tribes - and is yet to win a significant battle. The Germanic armies have crossed the Danube and have attacked the Empire, slaughtering thousands. The Emperor, Marcus Aurelius, is losing the support of the people and the Senate. Yet he has formed a plan he believes will change the balance of power in the region. Aurelius has dispatched an officer in the Praetorian Guard, the centurion Gaius Maximus, to escort the son and daughter of a powerful German tribal chief.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Mountains Are Calling

    • Running in the High Places of Scotland
    • By: Jonny Muir
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1

    The Mountains Are Calling is the exhilarating story of the runners who go to high places. From its wild origins in the Highlands, hill running in Scotland remains as pure and traditional as sport gets. Jonny Muir explores the history and culture of the sport and meets the legends of hill running, who are revered for their extraordinary endurance. As he discovers the insatiable lure of the hills, a calling leads him to the supreme test of mountain running: Ramsay's Round, a continuous loop of 23 of Scotland highest mountains, to be completed within 24 hours. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • it has nothing for runner or any story

    • By RDR on 11-24-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Prince of Pleasure

    • The Prince of Wales and the Making of the Regency
    • By: Saul David
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Described by the Duke of Wellington as "the most extraordinary compound of talent, wit, buffoonery, obstinacy and good feeling that I ever saw in one character in my life", George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales, later George IV, was a highly controversial figure. He courted both Whigs and Tories in his attempts to establish the Regency during the "madness" of his father, George III.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing topic brought to life by brilliant narration.

    • By Anna Banana on 05-04-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Silk Road Rediscovered

    • How Indian and Chinese Companies Are Becoming Globally Stronger by Winning in Each Other's Markets
    • By: Anil K. Gupta, Girija Pande, Haiyan Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    By 2025, China and India will be two of the world's four largest economies. By then, economic ties between them should also rank among the 10 most important bilateral ties worldwide. Their leaders are well aware of these emerging realities. In May 2013, just two months after taking charge, Premier Li Keqiang left for India on his first official trip outside China, a clear signal of China's foreign policy priorities.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Two Turtle Doves

    • A Memoir of Making Things
    • By: Alex Monroe
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Growing up in 1970s Suffolk in a crumbling giant of a house with wild, tangled gardens, Alex Monroe was left to wreak havoc by invention. Without visible parental influence, but with sisters to love him and brothers to fight for him, he made nature into his world. Creation became a compulsion, whether it was go-karts and guns, crossbows and booby traps, boats, bikes, or scooters. And then, it was jewelry.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sword of Empire: Centurion

    • By: Richard Foreman
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Rome 174 AD. As the war continues in the north, Marcus Aurelius orders Gaius Maximus and Rufus Atticus to return to Rome. Enemies lurk in the shadows in the capital, spreading propaganda and sowing dissent. The praetorian guards must lure their enemies out - and defeat them. Yet Maximus is returning home for something, or rather someone, else: Aurelia. The soldier will be caught between his duty and his happiness. Rufus Atticus will also be forced to make a choice, between duty and family.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Menu Development and Restaurant Site Selection Guide

    • A Blueprint to Developing the Perfect Menu and Finding the Right Site for Your Restaurant
    • By: Brian A. Cliette
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you’ve ever wanted to start your own restaurant - menu development and site selection are two of the greatest challenges in starting a successful restaurant. Often times people either don't properly cost out their menu or they select the wrong location for their restaurant. As any restaurant owner can tell you, choosing the menu and location is definitely one of the trickiest parts to the restaurant business. This volume contains all the crucial information you need to know about selecting a prime location for your restaurant so that it will attract a solid customer base and keep them coming back for more.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Policing the City: Crime & Legal Authority in London, 1780-1840

    • By: Andrew T. Harris
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    In Policing the City, Harris seeks to explain the transformation of criminal justice between the 1780s and 1830s in the City of London. As utilitarian legal reformers argued that criminal deterrence ought to be based on certain and rational punishment rather than random execution, they also had to control the discretionary authority of enforcement. This meant in theory and practice the centralization of policing in the 1830s, and the end of local policing, which was seen as corrupt, inefficient, and unsuitable for rational criminal justice.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Extreme

    • Why Some People Thrive at the Limits
    • By: Emma Barrett, Paul Martin
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In Extreme, Emma Barrett and Paul Martin explore the challenges that people in extreme environments face, including pain, physical hardship, loneliness, and friction between individuals, and the approaches taken to overcome them. Using many fascinating examples and personal accounts, they argue that we can all benefit from the insights gained.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read for people drawn to field research in tough places

    • By X on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Addicted to Adventure

    • Between Rocks and Cold Places
    • By: Bob Shepton
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Bob Shepton is an ordained minister in the Church of England in his 70s, but spends most of his time sailing into the Arctic and making first ascents of inaccessible mountains. No tea parties for this vicar. Opening with the disastrous fire that destroyed his yacht whilst he was ice-bound in Greenland, the book travels back to his childhood growing up on his family's rubber plantation in Malaysia, moving back to England after his father was shot by the Japanese during the war, boarding school, the Royal Marines, and the church.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book

    • By Austin on 08-09-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Rise of Ancients

    • The Seven Islands
    • By: J.D. Morrison
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Just then, he heard a roar from atop the island. A roar he had never heard before, nor had any other man for a thousand years. He gazed up at the top of the volcano and saw nothing, but the roar sounded again, only this time it was so loud that it shook nearby treetops. Another roar echoed from a different part of the island and then another from somewhere else. Terrified, he crawled into some brush to hide, as he believed he may have been spotted by whatever was making those noises. There he hid for the rest of the day until nightfall.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • War of Fire

    • The Seven Islands, Book 2
    • By: J.D. Morrison
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Do you like stories about kings, witches, magic, war, political intrigue, and medieval class warfare? The second part of the Seven Islands saga by author J. D. Morrison. A fast-paced fantasy told in six points of view for adults and teens who enjoyed Game of Thrones. A king, a witch, an engineer, a general, a boy out for revenge, and a governor with an undead son collide in this coming-of-age fantasy novella about swords and sorcery, kings and brutal wars, and prophecies of fire.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Paradise

    • By: Chaz Brenchley
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      1.5 out of 5 stars 3

    They call it Paradise - an inner-city danger zone, starved of resources, starved of hope; run-down housing, run-down lives. Then a miracle happens. A dying boy is healed by the touch of a charismatic young man. And that's only the beginning. Richard brings light into the darkest places.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Major Disappointment

    • By Vern on 09-12-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Totalitarian

    • By: Kieran Marsden
    • Narrated by: Sam Devereaux
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The United Kingdom is gripped by nationalism and soon terror will plague the streets. This story follows Lacole, a journalist who is imprisoned for her outspoken ways, and Harper, a soldier selected for the EE, a new regiment that is to act as the new government's bodyguard. Lacole escapes prison and Harper goes AWOL; in the storm their paths meet...together can they deliver the freedom a nation deserves?

    Regular price: $19.95

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