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    • The Illegal

    • Written by: Lawrence Hill
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
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    Keita Ali has nothing: no bank account, no papers, no legal identity. A runner, he has fled home - a brutal dictatorship that produces the world's fastest marathoners - to live as an illegal refugee in a wealthy Western nation, surviving on winnings from local races. But the government is cracking down on illegal immigrants, so Keita - who will be executed if he is deported to his homeland - goes underground.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 4 stars because

    • By Solome on 2018-06-23

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • The Delirium Brief

    • Written by: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Bob Howard's career in the Laundry, the secret British government agency dedicated to protecting the world from unspeakable horrors from beyond spacetime, has entailed high combat, brilliant hacking, ancient magic, and combat with indescribably repellent creatures of pure evil. It has also involved a wearying amount of paperwork and office politics, and his expense reports are still a mess. Now, following the invasion of Yorkshire by the Host of Air and Darkness, the Laundry's existence has become public.

    Price: CDN$ 41.67

    • Night Fall

    • A Secret Histories Novel
    • Written by: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Droods are all about control, making people do what they're told for the greater good. The Nightside is all about choice: good and bad and everything in between. The Droods want to make the world behave. The Nightside wants to party. They were never going to get along. For centuries, ancient Pacts have kept the Droods out of the Nightside, but now the Droods see the Nightside as a threat to the whole world. They march into the long night, in their armour, to put it under their control. All too soon, the two sides are at war.

    Price: CDN$ 43.85

    • The Atrocity Archives

    • A Laundry Files Novel
    • Written by: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    Bob Howard is a computer-hacker desk jockey, who has more than enough trouble keeping up with the endless paperwork he has to do on a daily basis. He should never be called on to do anything remotely heroic. But for some reason, he is.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Invictus

    • Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
    • Written by: John Carlin
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    After being released from prison and winning South Africa’s first free election, Nelson Mandela presided over a country still deeply divided by 50 years of apartheid. His plan was ambitious if not far-fetched: use the national rugby team, the Springboks—long an embodiment of white-supremacist rule—to embody and engage a new South Africa as they prepared to host the 1995 World Cup.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Tie-In to the Movie

    • By RICHARD E on 2018-09-14
    • Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
    • Written by: John Carlin
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 2012-06-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Price: CDN$ 32.41

    • The Bottom Billion

    • Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It
    • Written by: Paul Collier
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Paul Collier reveals that 50 failed states - home to the poorest one billion people on earth - pose the central challenge of the developing world in the 21st century. The book shines much-needed light on this group of small nations, largely unnoticed by the industrialized West, that are dropping further and further behind the majority of the world's people, often falling into an absolute decline in living standards.

    • Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It
    • Written by: Paul Collier
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 2009-12-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • The Duchess

    • Written by: Danielle Steel
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    Turned out of her ancestral home by her vicious half brother, the orphaned daughter of an English duke and a French noblewoman makes her way to Paris and takes in abused French streetwalkers, transforming them into sought-after courtesans in the city's most exclusive bordello, Le Boudoir. It is only the beginning of her return to the upper reaches of society and ultimate justice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-18

    Price: CDN$ 37.62

    • Zero World

    • Written by: Jason M. Hough
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Technologically enhanced superspy Peter Caswell has been dispatched on a top-secret assignment unlike any he's ever faced. A spaceship that vanished years ago has been found, along with the bodies of its murdered crew - save one. Peter's mission is to find the missing crew member, who fled through what appears to be a tear in the fabric of space. Beyond this mysterious doorway lies an even more confounding reality: a world that seems to be Earth's twin.

    Price: CDN$ 41.67

    • The Jennifer Morgue

    • A Laundry Files Novel
    • Written by: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Bob Howard is a special operative for the British agency called The Laundry, and his task is to stop a rogue billionaire from using an artifact, known as Gravedust, with the power to reanimate the dead. The U.S. Black Agency sends the lethal Ramona Random to aid Bob’s mission, but she seems to have a different agenda.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great concept but little payoff

    • By Andrew Raymer on 2018-09-18

    Price: CDN$ 39.68

    • The Nightmare Stacks

    • Laundry Files, Book 7
    • Written by: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    After stumbling upon the algorithm that turned him and his fellow merchant bankers into vampires, Alex Schwartz was drafted by The Laundry, Britain's secret counter-occult agency that's humanity's first line of defense against the forces of darkness. Dependent on his new employers for his continued existence - as Alex has no stomach for predatory bloodsucking - he has little choice but to accept his new role as an operative in training.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling and completely engrossing!

    • By Heather on 2018-10-11

    Price: CDN$ 25.74

    • Tor.com: Selected Original Fiction, 2008-2012

    • Written by: John Scalzi, Sylvia Day, Brandon Sanderson, and others
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, R.C. Bray, Amy McFadden, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This outstanding collection of short stories features some of the best of Tor.com original fiction, in audio for the first time. Written for and originally published exclusively on Tor.com, this audiobook includes Nebula and World Fantasy Award-nominated short stories, brand-new fiction from best-selling authors, and tales that feature characters and worlds that listeners already know and love. In this unique story collection, listeners will enjoy fiction from Sylvia Day, John Scalzi, Brandon Sanderson, and many others.

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • The Rhesus Chart

    • Written by: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    As a newly appointed junior manager within the Laundry - the clandestine organization responsible for protecting Britain against supernatural threats - Bob Howard is expected to show some initiative to help the agency battle the forces of darkness. But shining a light on things best left in the shadows is the last thing Bob wants to do - especially when those shadows hide an occult parasite spreading a deadly virus. Traders employed by a merchant bank in London are showing signs of infection.

    Price: CDN$ 41.67

    • The Apocalypse Codex

    • Written by: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    The winner of multiple Hugo Awards, Charles Stross is one of the most highly regarded science fiction writers of his time. In The Apocalypse Codex, occasionally hapless British agent Bob Howard tackles a case involving an American televangelist and a supernatural threat of global proportions.

    Price: CDN$ 24.35

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    • The Extraordinary Life and Career of Warwick Davis
    • Written by: Warwick Davis
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    You may not recognize my name-or my face for that matter-but it's very likely you've seen me at work. I've managed to cram quite a bit into my thirty-year acting career. In fact I've helped put more bums on cinema seats than Will Smith or Tom Hanks. Who else can say that they've helped destroy a Death Star? Defeated an evil sorceress? Taught magic to Harry Potter? Become a Jedi Master? Reluctantly hitchhiked across the galaxy in search of the answer to the Ultimate Question?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was great

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-11-25

    Price: CDN$ 20.32

    • The Fuller Memorandum

    • A Laundry Files Novel
    • Written by: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Hugo Award-winning author Charles Stross is renowned for his cutting-edge science fiction. This third entry in his “edgy … spoof of Cold War spy thrillers” ( Booklist) finds covert agent Bob Howard learning about a top-secret dossier that vanishes with his boss. Determined to discover the contents of this memorandum, Howard runs afoul of Russian spies, ancient demons, and apostles of a hideous cult planning to raise the Eater of Souls from the undead.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Operation Kronstadt

    • The Greatest True Tale of Espionage to Come Out of the Early Years of MI6
    • Written by: Harry Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Part Blackhawk Down, part The Riddle of the Sands, former MI6 officer Harry Ferguson has written an extraordinarily gripping non-fiction thriller. Operation Kronstadt not only reveals the early days of intelligence services but also uncovers a truly dramatic story from the Russian Revolution involving a daring rescue attempt and a "mission impossible" against the best defended naval target in Russia.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • The Genesis Secret

    • Written by: Tom Knox
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this epic thriller by popular British journalist and author Tom Knox, a secret lurks beneath blazing sands - triggering ritualistic slaughter and threatening the foun­dations of modern thought. When an archaeological dig in Kurdistan unearths a structure far older than Stonehenge or the Great Pyramids, British reporter Rob Lutrell rushes to the scene. But this intriguing assignment takes a turn for the worse when sabotage and murder cast a frightening shadow over the site.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Stalky and Co.

    • Written by: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Stalky & Co. is a book published in 1899 (following serialization in the Windsor Magazine) by Rudyard Kipling, about adolescent boys at a British boarding school. It is a collection of linked short stories in format, with some information about the charismatic Stalky character in later life. The character Beetle, one of the main trio, is partly based on Kipling himself. Stalky is based on Lionel Dunsterville, M'Turk is based on George Charles Beresford, and Mr. King is based on William Carr Crofts.

    Price: CDN$ 27.77

    • Moonbreaker

    • Written by: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's never pleasant being poisoned. It's even worse when you're marooned in another world with no access to an antidote. Since Dr. DOA has trapped Eddie and Molly in Other Drood Hall, they need to escape, and fast before the dastardly doc can murder anyone else. With the help of a fellow prisoner of the extraterrestrial variety, Eddie and Molly make their way home, only to find that things are more dangerous than when they left. Eddie will do anything to find the terrible secret that is Moonbreaker.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • DR. DOA

    • A Secret Histories Novel
    • Written by: Simon R. Green
    • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There is a man who gets away with murder. A man who specializes in removing the problems from other people's lives by killing the people who cause those problems. He operates from the darkest shadows of the hidden world, coming and going unseen. No one knows who he is, just his nomme du muerte: Dr. DOA. This demented doc has poisoned Eddie Drood. Whatever is coursing through his veins seems to be immune to magic cures and treatments.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

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