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    • Kafka on the Shore

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Oliver Le Sueur
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,787
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,618
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,612

    With Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami gives us a novel every bit as ambitious and expansive as The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, which has been acclaimed both here and around the world for its uncommon ambition and achievement, and whose still-growing popularity suggests that it will be read and admired for decades to come.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What's better than Murakami? More Murakami

    • By Dr. Curmudgeon on 04-11-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Other Wife

    • By: Michael Robotham
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

     

    Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for 60 years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Installment To The Series

    • By Lia on 06-28-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Name of the Rose

    • By: Umberto Eco, William Weaver - translator
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Nicholas Rowe, Neville Jason
    • Length: 21 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,080

    The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. But his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths that take place in seven days and nights of apocalyptic terror. Brother William turns detective, and a uniquely deft one at that. His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon-- all sharpened to a glistening edge by his wry humor and ferocious curiosity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The meaning of the mystery & mystery of meaning

    • By Ryan on 02-14-14

    Regular price: $34.01

    • Bleak House

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Teresa Gallagher
    • Length: 35 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 795
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 792

    A complex plot of love and inheritance is set against the English legal system of the mid-19th century. As the case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce drags on, it becomes an obsession to everyone involved. And the issue on an inheritance ultimately becomes a question of murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ordinary Lives; Extraordinary Circumstances

    • By Wendy Lohse on 10-01-12

    Regular price: $48.99

    • The Second World War

    • By: Antony Beevor
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 39 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 760
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 680

    Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of World War II. His multi-award winning books have included Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945. Now, in his newest and most ambitious book, he turns his focus to one of the bloodiest and most tragic events of the twentieth century, The Second World War. Thrillingly written and brilliantly researched, Beevor's provocative account is destined to become the definitive work on World War II.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It Fills in Gaps I Didn't Know Existed

    • By DJM on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $34.21

    • Julius Caesar

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Andrew Buchan, Sean Barrett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026

    Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare’s most compelling Roman plays. The plot against Caesar and the infamous assassination scene make for unforgettable listening. Brutus, the true protagonist of the play, is mesmerizing in his psychological state of anguish, forced to choose between the bonds of friendship and his desire for patriotic justice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars

    • By David on 04-05-14

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Muhammad

    • His Life Based on the Earliest Sources
    • By: Martin Lings
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312

    This excellent audiobook is the first of its kind and has been selected by a number of organizations as a worthy introduction to the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), including Muslim Welfare House, London, and the Muslim Council of Britain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Account of the Life of Prophet Muhammad.

    • By Redmond on 02-12-11
    • His Life Based on the Earliest Sources
    • By: Martin Lings
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 11-19-07
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 380 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Shatter

    • Joseph O'Loughlin, Book 3
    • By: Michael Robotham
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 736
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682

    Joe O'Loughlin is in familiar territory--standing on a bridge high above a flooded gorge, trying to stop a distraught woman from jumping. "You don't understand," she whispers and lets go. Joe is haunted by his failure to save the woman until her teenage daughter finds him and reveals that her mother never would have committed suicide--not like that. She was terrified of heights.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a must read!

    • By Charles Atkinson on 12-04-17

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Waiting for Godot

    • By: Samuel Beckett
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, David Burke, Terence Rigby, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 424
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 285

    There is now no doubt that not only is Waiting for Godot the outstanding play of the 20th century, but it is also Samuel Beckett's masterpiece. Yet it is both a popular text to be studied at school and an enigma. The scene is a country road. There is a solitary tree. It is evening. Two tramp-like figures, Vladimir and Estragon, exchange words. Pull off boots. Munch a root vegetable. Two other curious characters enter. And a boy. Time passes. It is all strange yet familiar.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Joys of Existential and Spiritual Uncertainty

    • By Jefferson on 07-24-11

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Legend

    • Drenai, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 438

    Druss, Captain of the Axe: the stories of his life were told everywhere. Instead of the wealth and fame he could have claimed, he had chosen a mountain lair, high in the lonely country bordering on the clouds. There the grizzled old warrior kept company with snow leopards and awaited his old enemy, death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two Legends Come to Audible

    • By Carol on 06-26-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The King Beyond the Gate

    • Drenai, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    A century has passed since the heroic defence of Dros Delnoch. But the people of the Drenai face a new terror: a mad emperor kept in power by two forces of unsurpassed evil. The Joinings are werebeasts of awesome power. The Dark Templars are warrior-priests whose fighting skills are without equal. Against them the Drenai face certain defeat. One man, an outsider hated by the Drenai for his Nadir blood and despised by the Nadir for his Drenai ancestry, sets out to bring down the emperor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Breath of fresh air

    • By Matt Osborne on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Say You're Sorry

    • By: Michael Robotham
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 916
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 835
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 831

    When pretty and popular teenagers Piper Hadley and Tash McBain disappear one Sunday morning, the investigation captivates a nation but the girls are never found. Three years later, during the worst blizzard in a century, a husband and wife are brutally killed in the farmhouse where Tash McBain once lived. A suspect is in custody, a troubled young man who can hear voices and claims that he saw a girl that night being chased by a snowman.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Whew--To Hell And Back!

    • By Kathy on 11-16-14

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Kafka on the Shore

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Oliver Le Sueur
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,061
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,323
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,322

    Kafka on the Shore follows the fortunes of two remarkable characters. Kafka Tamura runs away from home at 15, under the shadow of his father's dark prophesy. The aging Nakata, tracker of lost cats, who never recovered from a bizarre childhood affliction, finds his pleasantly simplified life suddenly turned upside down.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Meandering--what was in those brownies..

    • By Mel on 05-09-12

    Regular price: $62.99

    • The Primarchs

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 20
    • By: Graham McNeill, Gav Thorpe, Nick Kyme, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Sean Barrett, Jonathan Keeble, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Created in the Emperor's own image, the primarchs had long thought themselves to be princes of the universe and masters of their own destiny - they led the Space Marine Legions in glorious conquest of the galaxy, and no enemy of the Imperium could stand against them. However, even amongst this legendary brotherhood, the seeds of dissent had been sown long before the treacherous Warmaster Horus declared his grand heresy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed bag

    • By Per on 06-25-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Close Your Eyes

    • By: Michael Robotham
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 713
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 666

    A mother and her teenage daughter are found murdered in a remote coastal home, one defiled by multiple stab wounds and the other posed like Sleeping Beauty waiting for her prince. Joe O'Loughlin is drawn into the investigation when a former student, trading on Joe's reputation by calling himself "the Mindhunter", jeopardizes the police inquiry by leaking details to the media and stirring up public anger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I hated for it to end!

    • By Kimberlee on 05-11-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Marlborough: His Life and Times

    • By: Winston Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 81 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough (1644-1722), was one of the greatest military commanders and statesmen in the history of England. Victorious in the Battles of Blenheim (1704) and Ramillies (1706) and countless other campaigns, Marlborough, whose political intrigues were almost as legendary as his military skill, never fought a battle he didn't win. Marlborough also bequeathed the world another great British military strategist and diplomat, his descendant, Winston S. Churchill.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Long, but what a story!

    • By Elizabeth on 12-28-16

    Regular price: $38.71

    • The Battle of Arnhem

    • The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II
    • By: Antony Beevor
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines. He went out onto his balcony above the flat landscape of southern Holland to watch the air armada of Dakotas and gliders, carrying the legendary American 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions and the British 1st Airborne Division. Operation Market Garden, the plan to end the war by capturing the bridges leading to the Lower Rhine and beyond, was a bold concept, but could it have ever worked? The cost of failure was horrendous, above all for the Dutch.

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Faust

    • By: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    • Narrated by: Auriol Smith, Gunnar Cauthery, Stephen Critchlow, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 227

    Faust is one of the pillars of Western literature. This classic drama presents the story of the scholar Faust, tempted into a contract with the Devil in return for a life of sensuality and power. Enjoyment rules, until Faust’s emotions are stirred by a meeting with Gretchen, and the tragic outcome brings Part 1 to an end. Part 2, written much later in Goethe’s life, places his eponymous hero in a variety of unexpected circumstances, causing him to reflect on humanity and its attitudes to life and death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed Feelings

    • By Kyle on 12-04-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Clash of Iron

    • By: Angus Watson
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 481
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476

    Iron Age warriors Dug and Lowa captured Maidun castle and freed its slaves. But now they must defend it. A Roman invasion is coming from Gaul, but rather than uniting to defend their home, the British tribes go to battle with each other - and see Maidun as an easy target.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Story with humor, complexity and with good ending

    • By Adnan on 09-14-15

    Regular price: $26.22

    • Watching You

    • By: Michael Robotham
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 941
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 938

    Marnie Logan often feels like she's being watched: A warm breath on the back of her neck, or a shadow in the corner of her eye that vanishes when she turns her head. She has reason to be frightened. Her husband Daniel has inexplicably vanished, and the police have no leads in the case. Without proof of death or evidence of foul play, she can't access his bank accounts or his life insurance. Depressed and increasingly desperate, she seeks the help of clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Now I'm Hooked!

    • By Charles Atkinson on 04-17-14

    Regular price: $30.79

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