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    • Done Deal

    • By: Daniel Geey
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Whether it is a manager being sacked, the signing of a new star player, television rights, negotiations, extreme player misconduct or the million-pound club takeovers, lawyers remain at the heart of all football business dealings. Written by leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey, who has dealt with all these incidents firsthand, this book explores the issues - from pitch to boardroom - that shape the modern game and how these impact leagues, clubs, players and fans.

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Unquiet Spirits: Whisky, Ghosts, Murder

    • A Sherlock Holmes Adventure
    • By: Bonnie MacBird
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    December 1889. Fresh from debunking a 'ghostly' hound in Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes has returned to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta. A beautiful client arrives with a tale of ghosts, kidnapping and dynamite on a whisky estate in Scotland, but brother Mycroft trumps all with an urgent assignment in the South of France. On the fabled Riviera, Holmes and Watson encounter treachery, explosions, rival French detective Jean Vidocq...and a terrible discovery.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, but.......

    • By D. R. H. on 10-18-17

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Double Crossed

    • A Code of Honour, a Complete Betrayal
    • By: Brian Wood
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen, Brian Wood
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
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    At the age of 23, Brian Wood was thrust into the front line in Iraq, in the infamous Battle of Danny Boy. Ambushed, he led a charge across open ground with insurgents firing at just five soldiers. On his return, he was awarded the Military Cross. But Brian's story had only just begun. Struggling to reintegrate into family life, he suffered from PTSD. Then, five years later, a letter arrived: it summoned him to testify at the Al-Sweady Inquiry into allegations of war crimes by British soldiers during the Iraq invasion of 2003.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Portrait of a Murderer

    • By: Anne Meredith
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Adrian Gray was born in May 1862 and met his death through violence, at the hands of one of his own children, at Christmas, 1931. Each December, Adrian Gray invites his extended family to stay at his lonely house, King's Poplars. None of Gray's six surviving children is fond of him; several have cause to wish him dead. The family gathers on Christmas Eve - and by the following morning, their wish has been granted.

    Regular price: $19.82

    • Pig Wrestling

    • The Brilliantly Simple Way to Solve Any Problem...and Create the Change You Need
    • By: Pete Lindsay, Dr Mark Bawden
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pig Wrestling is a simple story with a powerful message. Whenever we find ourselves wrestling with a sticky situation, we need to stop struggling and instead take the time to clean our thinking. Through a short story about a young manager who is struggling to create the change that he needs, the book introduces the principles of ‘Problem Cleaning’ in a truly memorable way. Based on the authors’ work with the world’s elite sports and business performers, Pig Wrestling gives us the tools to create change whenever and wherever we need it.

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Eavesdrop

    • By: Ian Coates
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Winter, an ex-MI5 operative, battles to clear his name after being wrongly accused of colluding with diamond smugglers. When suspended, he vows to discover how the smugglers repeatedly avoided the traps set by his team. But as his wife undergoes cancer treatment, he finds it hard to balance time at her bedside with action to vindicate himself. An email from their high tech equipment supplier soon sets Winter on the trail of a Mossad spy whom he discovered is somehow involved. The chase takes him from the windswept Romney Marsh of Southern England to Helsinki and Finland’s snowy interior and rapidly places him in the path of a Syrian assassination squad.  

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Lucas Knox: Blood Retribution

    • By: Blake Hudson
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Knox has been paid to do a job - not an unusual thing in his world. A former SAS soldier, now a man with elite skills for hire. But what he didn't foresee was the deep, tangled web of deceit, lies and danger that lay ahead. It should have been easy - watch over the daughter of a billionaire. Protect her and take out any threat before they killed their target. Simple, but simple in his line of work rarely turned out that way. Knox will need all his skill and wits in this fast-paced adventure.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Somebody at the Door

    • By: Raymond Postgate
    • Narrated by: Simon Darwen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the winter of 1942, England lies cold and dark in the wartime blackout. One bleak evening, Councillor Grayling steps off the 6.12 from Euston, carrying £120 in cash and oblivious to the fate that awaits him in the snow-covered suburbs. Inspector Holly draws up a list of Grayling's fellow passengers: his distrusted employee Charles Evetts, the charming Hugh Rolandson, and an unknown refugee from Nazi Germany, among others. Inspector Holly will soon discover that each passenger harbours their own dark secrets and that the councillor had more than one enemy among them.

    Regular price: $20.28