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  • Oliver James

    As a mother, are you comfortable in your skin? Want to know how best to be a working or stay-at-home mum? Babies have very simple needs, yet many parents are overwhelmed with elaborate advice on how to meet them. In How Not to F*** Them Up, leading child psychologist Oliver James argues that your under-threes do not need training; it's getting your head straight as a parent that's important. Drawing on extensive interviews and the lastest clinical research, James identifies three basic types of mum: the Hugger, the Organiser and the Fleximum. Outlining the benefits and pitfalls of each, How Not to F*** Them Up shows you how to recognise which style suits you best and outlines simple...read more

  • Oliver James

    The modern working world is a dangerous place, where game-playing, duplicity and sheer malevolence are rife. Do talent and hard work count for nothing? Is politics everything? In this fascinating exposé, Oliver James reveals the murky underside of modern office life. With cutting-edge research and eye-opening interviews, he highlights the nasty practices that propel people to the top and shows how industries and cultures are fostering this behaviour. He then divulges strategies and techniques for not only surviving but thriving in these difficult environments. With the right mindset, you can distinguish and deal with toxic and overpromoted colleagues, charm your way through...read more

  • Oliver James

    Psycholigist Oliver James, bestselling author of They F*** You Up and Affluenza explores in this book the mental illness that afflicted David Bowie's family and Bowie's fear that he too was destined for insanity. Through Ziggy Stardust, and later personas including Aladdin Sane and Thin White Duke, Bowie engaged in an internal dialogue, played out on an international stage. Eventually, he emerged as the emotionally healthy man he remained until his death in January 2016. Using Bowie's example, as well as cases from his work as a therapist, Oliver James shows how personas can benefit us all. We can convert the lead of childhood adversity into the gold of emotional health if we identify the...read more

  • Oliver James

    'Love Bombing' is a radical new method for resetting the emotional thermostats of troubled children and their parents, setting them on a much happier trajectory. It is simple to do, easily explained and works for both severe and mild problems from aged three to early teenage. Many, if not most, parents feel that their children may have missed out in some way during the early years. Offering a simple, relatively trouble-free self-help method for putting that right is what parents are waiting for. 'This book is written in highly accessible language', assures the author. 'The method is explained as simply as possible, illustrated with cases'. 'Love Bombing is a very simple technique which...read more

  • James Goss

    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic story of hedonism and corruption, The Confessions of Dorian Gray imagines a world where Dorian Gray was real, and his friendship with Oscar Wilde once spawned the notorious novel. 1. The Enigma of Dorian Gray by Roy Gill Salford, 1968. Dorian returns to one of his former universities, having been summoned by his old friend, Adam Notting. Instead, he is greeted by BEAUTY: the product of Notting's research into artificial intelligence. But is BEAUTY all it seems to be? And what of the BEAST...? 2. Freya by Sam Stone Scandinavia, 1974. After rescuing a young woman from the middle of a desolate forest, Dorian realises they're not alone. There's something...read more

  • Paul Magrs

    Join trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme (Katy Manning) for a series of eight brand-new half-hour episodes as she travels through time and space aboard her trusty double-decker bus, accompanied by her new friend Captain Turner! 1. Comeback of the Scorchies by James Goss One-hit '80s wonder, Brian Bonamy, is back - and he's wowing the crowds of Margate! But when Iris and Captain Turner take in the show, they quickly realise something else is behind his success... and that Iris is still under contract! 2. Dark Side by Nick Campbell Needing a break from adventuring, Iris decides to return to her former home -Pink Gables - where she is more than a little surprised to discover...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    An adventure classic by James Oliver Curwood with a thrilling set-up: three men, a map and a hidden treasure... A young white man, his half breed friend, and an Indian sage who communes with the wilderness, all know the gold is hidden somewhere in the north Canadian wilderness. But is the map really reliable? This work is packed with almost nonstop adventure and action! Artist Bio Author: James Oliver Curwood (1878-1927), was an American action-adventure writer. At the time of his death the highest paid (per word) author in the world(!) Artist Bio Jack Brown: Jack Brown is a passionate reader of classic and genre oriented literature. He enjoys creating high quality audio...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood. After a trip to the Yukon area of Canada and Alaska, Curwood wrote a series of wilderness adventure novels that were best-sellers in the 1910’s and 1920’s and remained popular through mid century. Jack London had begun the vogue for northland dog stories with his Call of the Wild and White Fang, and there were many imitators, but none had a greater impact than Curwood. The income from the sales of his books permitted him to spend several months of each year in the remote northwestern area that he loved, while he poured out more than 30...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Listen to Kazan with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood. After a trip to the Yukon area of Canada and Alaska, Curwood wrote a series of wilderness adventure novels that were best-sellers in the 1910's and 1920's and remained popular through mid century. Jack London had begun the vogue for northland dog stories with his Call of the Wild and White Fang, and there were many imitators, but none had a greater impact than Curwood. The income from the sales of his books permitted him to spend several months of each year in the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Engineer and our hero, Jack, is directed into the depths of the Canadian wilderness to construct a train route where all of the other previous men have failed or inexplicably disappeared... From one of the masters of the adventure and western genres comes a stunning and suspenseful tale that even manages to throw in a nice all be it mysterious romance into the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A Royal Canadian Police Officer stumbles upon mystery, love and adventure during his pursuit of a giant madman and killer, moving across the snowy wilderness with wolves for sled dogs. This is for pure and unadulterated lovers of rugged action and adventure, with a nice side order of...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    An adventure classic with a thrilling situation: a young white man, his half breed friend, and an Indian sage who communes with the wilderness, are in search of a treasure hidden somewhere in the north Canadian wilderness. But is the map reliable? This work is crammed with almost nonstop adventure and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A sergeant of the Canadian Northwest Mounted and his partner are hunting an elusive killer and his wife through a freezing and harsh world... This story possesses all of the great essentials that make up a good adventure tale! Old fashioned sense of nobility, falling in love, losing love, suspense, tragedies and ultimate happiness regained as the listener gets entangled in the story which is full of twists and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Along with the fight for survival in the wild, comes a poignant melodrama with a side order of mystery! A beautiful young wife dies shortly after giving birth to a girl. She is appeased by the lovely violin playing of a starving boy who came to their cabin for food. The mystery of the violin player's past and how his life connects with those in the small trading village is what makes this tale stand...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A bear cub named Niwa gets separated from his mother and meets a hunter and his faithful dog, Miki. The dog and the cub quickly go into the wild, tough. Niwa uses the teachings his mother thought him to survive, and Miki uses both his instincts and Niwa's methods to do the same. The two become friends. But sooner or later a bear must hibernate... This is a cheering and wonderful nature story where the listener is immeasurably rewarded by getting to hear the narration of both a dog and a...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    This wonderfully old-fashioned adventure, love and detective story set in the Northern Canadian wilderness of the early 1900's will entertain and charm the listener like no other! The hero has to save his business from unfamiliar enemies and in the process falls in love with an attractive young woman who lives in a mysterious hidden old...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    David Carrigan, a Royal Northwest Canadian Mounty always gets the job done. Or does he? Will he catch Black Roger Audemard and escape his captors as they traverse thousands of miles of Northern rivers and forests? A classic, escapist adventure action saga with all the right ingredients - suspense, atmosphere, action, good characters and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A suspenseful work filled with everything we want from an adventurous, mysterious romance and murder puzzle! A North Canadian police officer makes a deathbed confession to a murder that an innocent man is going to die for... A beautiful, secretive young woman knows something about the case, but has her motive to keep this hidden from everyone except the Chief of Police, who has reasons of his own for everything to just go...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    In the early 1900's, Jolly Roger McKay, a big-hearted outlaw who never hurt a fly, is pursued for years by the Royal Northwest Mounties, through the Northwest Canadian wilderness. At one of his hiding places, he falls in love with a local young woman, Nada, but feels inferior to her. The puppy Peter, devoted to both the outlaw and Nada, follows him through everything; as we listeners wonder if they will ever find...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Subtitled: A Story of the Three River Country. James Kent has learned that he is terminally ill with perhaps only days to live, and so decides to confess to a murder and thus save an innocent man. Nobody believes his confession, particularly Marette, a mysterious girl who had shown up at Athabasca Landing only weeks before. Kent’s illness takes a turn and his death is postponed, and he sets about to find out more about the girl, who he ends up falling in love with, although she’ll not reveal her past to him, nor what she knows about the murder. A story of intrigue, suspense, action, and above all, a story of love in the furthest outreaches of the Great White North where three great...read more