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    • Beric the Briton

    • A Story of the Roman Invasion
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
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    Beric, a boy chief of a British tribe, takes a prominent part in the insurrection against Rome under Queen Boadicea. These efforts are useless against the mighty Roman army. For a short time, Beric and his companions continue the fight but are ultimately defeated and taken as prisoners to Rome. Through the eyes of Beric, the listener learns of life in AD 61 Rome, the gladiatorial schools, the great fire, and life in Nero's court.

    Price: CDN$ 32.89

    • Flight of the Fugitives: Introducing Gladys Aylward

    • Trailblazer Books, Volume 13
    • Written by: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
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    Six-year-old Mei-en screamed in terror when she realized her gypsy owner was about to sell her to a foreign lady. Orphans were often sold for pennies. But foreigners in China were considered "devils," and Mei-en thought surely the little woman in Chinese clothes would eat her for supper! But this time, Mei-en’s new owner was the compassionate and respected missionary, Gladys Aylward. Mei-en saw wonderful silver "birds" flying in the sky, but her delight turned to dread when they began dropping bombs that exploded all over the city. Their only escape was over the mountains! 

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • With Wolfe in Canada

    • The Henty Historical Novel Collection
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
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    Shortly before the US Revolutionary war against England, most inhabitants were her loyal subjects. France had control of much of southern Canada and the “western” lands of the current states of Pennsylvania and Ohio. Skirmishes abounded for years between English settlers pushing west and French settlers and their Indian accomplices. This story includes depictions of the battles of Forts Duquesne and Necessity in Pennsylvania, and Forts Ticonderoga and William Henry in New York, and Quebec in Canada.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Friends Though Divided

    • A Tale of the English Civil War
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
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    It's the time of the English Civil War in 1642. Harry Furness is a Cavalier fighting for the king; his friend, Herbert Rippinghall, sides with the Roundheads in opposition. Oliver Cromwell leads the rebels aligned against the king and his admittedly tyrannical rule, but ends up imposing his own! Most of the story follows Harry Furness and the campaigns which take him all over the British Isles and the high seas, right through his capture at Drogheda and enslavement in Bermuda.

    Price: CDN$ 32.89

    • Under Drake's Flag

    • A Tale of the Spanish Main
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
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    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. With hearty singing of Psalms, Drake and his crew greeted the Pomo Indians who resided in an area known today as San Francisco. Sir Francis Drake is the first English explorer to circumnavigate the globe and thus sail upon the Pacific Ocean. Ned Hearne and three of his friends make up part of Drake's crew. The boys will share in Drake's adventures on the Spanish Main in the 1580s.

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • Frederick Douglass

    • The Story of an American Slave
    • Written by: Frederick Douglass
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
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    Frederick Douglass was born in slavery in Talbot County, Maryland. During service to masters cruel and kind, he nevertheless learned to read and write. After suffering whippings, hunger, heat, cold, and grueling labor, he escaped from slavery in 1838. In 1841 he addressed an Anti-Slavery Society convention and spoke so eloquently that they immediately employed him as an agent. He was such an impressive orator, numerous persons doubted if he had ever been a slave.

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • When London Burned

    • A Story of Restoration Times and the Great Fire
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
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    The 1660s were a time of turmoil in England: Cromwell had been defeated and Charles II, who was sympathetic to the Catholics, was restored to the throne; the Dutch declared war on England; the Plague raged; and the Great Fire of London destroyed half the city! Our hero, Cyril, at the death of his father Sir Aubrey Shenstone, inherits nothing except his father's title, and works as a bookkeeper for various London tradesmen.

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    • In the Reign of Terror

    • An English Lad in the French Revolution
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
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    The storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, ushered in the French Revolution. Within four years, the king was executed and a revolutionary tribunal was established to judge "enemies of the people." The property of nobles was seized and "enemies" tried and sent to the guillotine. Harry Sandwith, a companion of a French family, wins their confidence and becomes the protector of the three daughters. After the girls are condemned to death in the coffin-ships, Harry saves the girls and the gets them safely to England.

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    • Joan of Arc

    • Written by: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
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    Originally published in Harper's Magazine in 1895 as chapters attributed to the fictitious author Sieur Louis de Conte, Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc is what American novelist and humorist Mark Twain considered to be his greatest work. 

    Price: CDN$ 31.89

    • With Lee in Virginia

    • A Story of the American Civil War
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
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    Few wars have been fought by each side with greater intensity of conviction in the rightness of its cause or with more abundant personal heroism than the War Between the States. The story begins with a great responsibility falling on Vincent Wingfield, the teenage son of a widowed Virginia plantation owner. Vincent must decide what course of action he should take when a problem arises on the plantation.

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • A Knight of the White Cross

    • A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
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    The story begins during the War of the Roses in England, but our hero, Gervaise Tresham, soon joins the Knights of St. John in Rhodes. Dedicated to God's service and pious in his personal life, Gervaise uncovers a plot, saves the coast of Italy from the Muslim corsairs, and is knighted by the Grand Prior. After being captured by and escaping from the enemy, the young English knight draws his sword in the defense of Rhodes.

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • Spy for the Night Riders: Introducing Martin Luther

    • Trailblazer Books, Book 3
    • Written by: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
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    Karl Schumacher was 15 when he came to the German city of Wittenberg in 1520 seeking an education. He had been very fortunate that the esteemed university professor, Doctor Martin Luther, had taken him into his household as a servant. Luther’s promise of tutoring Karl in exchange for his labor was the chance of a lifetime - until a poster on the church door declared his master a heretic! Karl is asked to travel with Doctor Luther to appear before the emperor’s Imperial Council in the city of Worms. Will his life be at stake as well as Luther’s?

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • Through the Fray

    • The Henty Historical Novel Collection
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
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    The story is laid in Yorkshire in 1812, when the introduction of machinery and high price of food induced by the Napoleonic Wars, drove the working classes to desperation, and caused them to band themselves in that widespread organization known as the Luddite Society. There is an abundance of adventure in the tale, but its chief interest lies in the character of the hero, and the manner in which he is put on trial for his life, but at last comes victorious “through the fray.” 

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    • The Cat of Bubastes

    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
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    In this, the Henty novel covering the oldest time period of any, listeners will learn much about the domestic life, customs, religion, and military system of ancient Egypt. Amuba, a prince of the Rebu nation on the shores of the Caspian Sea, with his charioteer Jethro, is carried into slavery after losing a battle with the Egyptians. They become servants of the house of Ameres, an Egyptian high priest, and are quite happy there until the priest's son accidentally kills the sacred cat of Bubastes.

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    • By Right of Conquest

    • Or, with Cortez in Mexico
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
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    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. The conquest of the Aztec Empire by Hernando Cortez and a mere handful of Spaniards is one of the greatest romances of history. A writer of fiction would scarcely have dared to invent so improbable a story, but it is true. Fortunately Cortez was able to ally himself with many peoples conquered by the Aztecs who were all too happy to assist in their downfall.

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    • In Freedom's Cause

    • A Story of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce
    • Written by: George Alfred Henty
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
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    Liberty or death - this was the choice the people of 14th-century Scotland faced if they rose up against their English ruler. Most would say it was no choice at all. Many of the Scottish nobles were English supporters. Few could be expected to rise up against the numerically overwhelming English army. The hero of the story, Archibald Forbes, joins the struggle for Scottish freedom led by the valiant Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce.

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • The Hidden Jewel

    • Trailblazer Books, Volume 4
    • Written by: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    From the moment he and his mother arrived from England, everything about India shouted adventure to 14-year-old John Knight. But John and his mother are not prepared for what they discover when they befriend an Irish missionary named Amy Carmichael. With a heart for justice, John is shocked to learn that a young Indian girl rescued by Carmichael is a "child bride" being legally forced by her wicked uncle to marry an elderly man! Listen to find out more.

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    • The Mayflower Secret

    • Governor William Bradford - Trailblazer Books, Volume 26
    • Written by: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
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    Thirteen-year-old Elizabeth Tilley and her family have been waiting for this day for months - the day the Mayflower sets sail from England. The late start means uncertain weather and a long, hard journey for everyone. But the trip seems especially rough for Dorothy Bradford, the frail young wife of William Bradford. One night, Elizabeth discovers Dorothy alone on deck. Thinking the woman wants to be alone, Elizabeth returns to bed. But the next morning, she awakes to the news that Dorothy has disappeared!

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    • The Fate of the Yellow Woodbee

    • Trailblazer Books, Book 24
    • Written by: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
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    Eleven-year-old Niwa is outlawed by his tribe, the Auca, for angering another tribe, and not even his family will protect him. Then a huge "woodbee" flies overhead, dropping gifts to Niwa’s tribe from pilot Nate Saint and the other members of a missions team hoping to share the Gospel with them. Alone and afraid, Niwa is excited by the prospect of outsiders who want to help him. But when someone else from the tribe lies about the five men wanting to attack them, the whole village wants them dead - except for Niwa. 

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    • Escape from the Slave Traders: Introducing David Livingstone

    • Trailblazer Books, Volume 5
    • Written by: Dave Jackson, Neta Jackson
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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    An urgent call for help cut through the morning mists that floated along the shore of Lake Shirwa. Two young African boys, Wikatani and Chuma, had been captured by slave traders, but their desperate cries would never reach their village. Overpowered by their captors, the boys’ only hope is to endure a ruthless march through the jungles that takes them far from their village to a destination unknown.  Fortunately for Wikatani and Chuma, help on the way. David Livingstone, a missionary and British government official, is doing everything he can to put a halt to the slave traders.

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