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    • Blue Horizon

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 29 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    At the close of Wilbur Smith's best-selling Monsoon, Tom Courtney and his brother, Dorian, battled on the high seas and finally reached the Cape of Good Hope to start life afresh.

    In this spellbinding new novel, the next generation of Courtneys are out to stake their claim in Southern Africa, travelling along the infamous "Robber's Road". It is a journey both exciting and hazardous, that takes them through the untouched wilderness of a beautiful land filled with warring tribes and wild animals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Taryn Casey on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Birds of Prey

    • Courtney 3, Book 1
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    It is 1667, and the mighty naval war between the Dutch and the English still rages. Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal, in their fighting caravel, are on patrol off southern Africa, lying in wait for a treasure-laden galleon of the Dutch East India Company that is returning from the Orient. They have a letter from Charles II sanctioning them to hunt down and capture enemy ships "beyond the line".

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • For the Filthy

    • By Diamonds&Pearls on 09-12-18

    Regular price: $11.72

    • The Quest

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 22 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Wilbur Smith returns with the eagerly awaited sequel to his thrilling Egyptian series. Following on from River God, The Seventh Scroll and Warlock, The Quest continues the story of the Warlock, Taita, wise in the lore of the ancient Gods and a master of magic and the supernatural. Egypt is struck by a series of terrible plagues that cripple the Kingdom, and then the ultimate disaster follows. The Nile fails. The waters that nourish and sustain the land dry up.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disapointment

    • By Jana Krajcovicova on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $27.71

    • The Burning Shore

    • Courtney 2, Book 1
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The passionate love of a beautiful French aristocrat for a courageous South African aviator is begun and extinguished in the blazing skies of war-torn France. But Centaine de Thiry is bent on realizing some of the dreams she and Michael Courtney have shared, and she sets out to seek a future for his unborn child in the country of Michael's birth.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Seventh Scroll

    • Ancient Egyptian, Book 2
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: James Fox
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 23

    Duraid Ai Simmu and his beautiful wife, Royan, were the first to discover the tomb of Queen Lostris and, with it, the scrolls that record the burial of Pharaoh Mamose with all his vast treasure. But as their present-day search for the treasure moves from the Nile to the uplands of Ethiopia, a savage battle begins. For others will stop at nothing to claim the prize as their own.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • disappointed.

    • By Gretchen meyer on 09-03-18

    Regular price: $6.39

    • Those in Peril

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    Hazel Bannock is the heir to the Bannock Oil Corp, one of the major oil producers with global reach. While cruising in the Indian Ocean, Hazel's private yacht is hijacked by African pirates. Hazel is not on board at the time, but her nineteen year old daughter, Cayla, is kidnapped and held to ransom. The pirates demand a crippling twenty billion dollar ransom for her release. Complicated political and diplomatic considerations render the civilized major powers incapable of intervening.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected

    • By Lia on 05-09-11

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Monsoon

    • Courtney 3, Book 2
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    It is the dawn of the 18th century. At the farthest edges of the known world, the mighty Honourable East India Company suffers near-catastrophic losses from pirates on the high seas. After four years away from service, master mariner Sir Henry Courtney prepares for his latest and most dangerous voyage: a death or glory mission in the name of Empire and the Crown.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Monsoon

    • By C Carter on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Vicious Circle

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33

    When Hector Cross's new life is overturned, he immediately recognizes the ruthless hand of an enemy he has faced many times before: a terrorist group has re-emerged - like a deadly scorpion from beneath its rock. Determined to fight back, Hector draws together a team of his most loyal friends from his former life in Cross Bow Security, a company originally contracted to protect his beloved wife, Hazel Bannock, and her company, the Bannock Oil Corp. They travel to the remotest Middle East, to hunt down those who pursue him and his loved ones.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • SADLY THE WORST OF WILBUR SMITH

    • By Mickey on 11-19-13

    Regular price: $20.24

    • The Leopard Hunts in Darkness

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Craig Mellow, acclaimed author but unhappy exile, seizes the chance to return to Zimbabwe when he is given a spying mission for the World Bank. Accompanied by beautiful photographer Sally-Anne Jay, he is at first unaware of the dangerous currents of tribal conflict that swirl below the calm surface of Zimbabwean politics.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • The Sunbird

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    A hazy aerial photograph and a sinister curse are the only clues Dr Ben Kazin has before he stumbles on the archaeological discovery of a lifetime. Beneath the red cliffs of Botswanaland a magnificent unknown civilization has remained buried for millennia. But the magic of uncovering a lost culture is harshly interrupted by the violence of terrorists, love, intrigue, and the breathtaking secrets of centuries.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • sunbird neither dazzles nor soars

    • By Abhay on 08-05-08

    Regular price: $11.72

    • A Falcon Flies

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Zouga and Robyn Ballantyne board Mungo St John's magnificent clipper to speed them to Africa in search of the father they barely remember, who has gone missing in the forbidden kingdom of Monomatapas. Together they journey though miles of dangerous territory, with Zouga eager to profit from any opportunity that may arise, and Robyn determined to find their father and bring hope and healing to Africa's fever-ridden shores.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Rage

    • Courtney 2, Book 3
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    There are heroes and there are monsters. But most of us are ordinary mortals caught up in events too turbulent for any of us. Perhaps when the battle is over, all we will inherit are the ashes of a once beautiful land.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Out-rage

    • By Penny on 07-04-07

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Power of the Sword

    • Courtney 2, Book 2
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Manfred De La Ray and Shasa Courtney, sons of Centaine de Thiry, were blood enemies from their very first boyhood encounter. Caught up in the tumult of South Africa's history through two decades, they found themselves adversaries in an age-old war of savagery to seize the sword of power in their land.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • The Angels Weep

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    At the dawn of a new century, the pioneers of Rhodesia have staked their claims and stocked their farms in the land they have carved as their own. But in the hills, the Matable indunas are preparing for the bloody rebellion that will scar the opponents forever and etch for them the same tragic legacy for generations to come.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • River God

    • Ancient Egyptian, Book 1
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Robert Powell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Danger surounds all those who oppose the ruling elite. But Taita, a wise and formidably gifted enunch slave, begins the dangerous journey towards his glorious dream: to restore the majesty of the Pharaoh of Pharaohs on the glittering banks of the nile.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Why making abridged vertion?

    • By Hilde on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Hungry as the Sea

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Jamie Glover
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Robbed of his wife and ousted from his huge shipping empire, Nick Berg is hell-bent on vengeance. It is the sea that gives him his opportunity. When his arch-rival's luxury liner is trapped in the tempestuous Antarctic, Nick stakes all to pit his powerful salvage tug, the Warlock, in a desperate race against time and the elements.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disapointing Effort

    • By Emma on 03-25-09

    Regular price: $6.39

    • Men of Men

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    It is the age of empire, of blood and conquest, of boundless excitement and possibility. Striding in the footsteps of the pioneers is Zouga Ballantyne. His dream begins in the danger and drudgery of the diamond pits and ends on the rich grasslands of Matabeleland - but not before a king and a proud warrior nation have paid the price of history.

    Regular price: $6.39

    • A Time to Die

    • Courtney 2, Book 5
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Beneath the unforgiving, blazing heat of the African sun, two men and a woman embark on a savage hunt. A hunt that will tear their safe safari apart, plunging them into the restless tides of a deadly civil war. For Sean Courtney, veteran guerrilla fighter and professional warrior, it is a time to fight and a time to find a deep and passionate love. For the beautiful Claudia Monterro it is a time to face the ultimate test in a world where American values count for nothing.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • dismal failure

    • By piers on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $11.72

    • The Dark of the Sun

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    In the heart of the African jungle, Bruce Curry is the leader of a mercenary band, with the dubious support of three white officers. His mission is to relieve a mining town cut off by fighting and to retrieve a priceless consignment of diamonds. Ranged against his ill-disciplined unit are bandits, guerillas, and hostile tribes. But there is another, even deadlier enemy: one of his own men.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Okay

    • By Diver Mike on 05-01-07

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Shout at the Devil

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Julian Glover
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In German East Africa, on the eve of the First World War, two freebooting adventurers, one a flamboyant Irish American, the other an impeccable young Englishman, pit their wits against the gross German commissioner from whose territory they are making their living as game hunters and ivory poachers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Last 2 mins there is no sound check it & fix it up

    • By Angad on 03-11-18

    Regular price: $11.72

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