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  • Jeffrey Archer

    Two full-cast dramatisations of Jeffrey Archer's thrillers with narration by Jeffrey Archer himself Jeffery Archer is a New York Times bestselling author, published in over 37 languages across 97 countries. Jeffrey Archer's debut novel Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less from 1976 is dramatised here in seven parts by Betty Davis; as well as his later work A Matter of Honour, which was recently rediscovered in the collection of an amateur archivist after the recording was lost on delivery to the BBC archives. The sound quality of A Matter of Honour may be affected as a result. Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less The conned: an Oxford don, a revered society physician, a chic French...read more

  • Michael York

    Prayers: A Personal Selection read by Michael York and composed by Michael Hoppe contains some of the most significant and most beloved prayers in Christianity. Our Lord's Prayer, the prayers of both Old Testament and New Testament saints, and some of the most famous Christian prayers are beautifully and warmly narrated by Michael York. These classic devotional prayers are sure to encourage and grow one to greater faith in...read more

  • Anne Rice

    Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock star in the demonic, shimmering 1980s, he rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery of his eternal, terrifying exsitence. His is a mesmerizing story—passionate, complex, and thrilling. Praise for The Vampire Lestat   “Frightening, sensual . . . Anne Rice will live on through the ages of literature. . . . To read her is to become giddy as if spinning through the mind of time, to become lightheaded as if our blood is slowly being...read more

  • Anne Rice

    He was Ramses the Damned in ancient Egypt, but awoke in opulent Edwardian London as Dr. Ramsey, expert in Egyptology. He mixes with the aristocrats and samples their voluptuous lifestyle, but it is for his beloved, Cleopatra, that he longs, and will do anything to be...read more

  • Caroline Alexander

    More than two centuries after Master’s Mate Fletcher Christian led a mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh on a small, armed transport vessel called Bounty, the true story of this enthralling adventure has become obscured by the legend. Combining vivid characterization and deft storytelling, Caroline Alexander shatters the centuries-old myths surrounding this story. She brilliantly shows how, in a desperate attempt to save one man from the gallows and another from ignominy, two powerful families came together and began to create the version of history we know today. The true story of the mutiny on the Bounty is an epic of duty and heroism, pride and power, and the assassination of a...read more

  • Carl Amari

    A Full-Cast Performance of the RSV-CE. Voiced by Internationally Renowned Actors. ​Original Music Score and Sound...read more

  • Carl Amari

    A Full-Cast Performance of the RSV-CE Voiced by Internationally Renowned Actors Original Music Score & Sound...read more

  • Charlotte Bronte

    CART's faithful adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's novel follows young orphan Jane Eyre (Samantha Eggar) searching for acceptance and love from an aunt who resents and tortures her before sending her to Lowood School. There, after many trials, she learns to become an accomplished young woman. She plans to be a governess and advertises in a country newspaper, leading to a job as a teacher to a French orphan. In this position, she meets Mr. Rochester (Michael York), beginning a love story, filled with passion and anguish. Also starring Beverly Garland, Helena Carroll, Ian Abercrombie, Linda Henning, Caitlin Shannon, Amelia White, Francisca Beach, Marty Maguire, Thomas MacGreevy, Sean McClory,...read more

  • Rudyard Kipling

    A courageous mongoose becomes the loyal pet of a small boy named Teddy, and protects him and his family from two evil cobras who live in their garden. Narrated by Michael York with music by Ernest V. Troost. Read-Along feature...read more

  • Thomas Nelson

    Encounter the Word of God in short, practical devotional segments designed for listening on the go. Inspiration for Today includes 40 three-minute devotions from the New Testament, equaling two hours of inspired listening time. Each devotion will include an excerpt from The Word of Promise Audio Bible in the New King James Version (NKJV), an insightful reading by Michael York, and meditative music from composer Stefano...read more

  • Eric Bentley

    In the mid-1950’s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to “name names,” and the steep price paid by those who refused. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: René Auberjonois, Edward Asner, Bonnie Bedelia, Jack Coleman, Bud Cort, Richard Dreyfuss, Hector Elizondo, Robert Foxworth, Harry Hamlin, James Earl Jones, Richard Masur, Franklyn Seales, Joe Spano, James Whitmore, Michael York, and Harris...read more

  • Various Authors

    These classic stories of magic, imagination, and inspiration will capture children’s interest and spark their imagination story after story. “Jack and the Beanstalk” is read by John Ritter. “Puss in Boots” is read by Robby Benson. “A Day at Santa’s Workshop” is read by Betty White. “Elfis, the Elf Who Saved Christmas” is read by Brian Austin Green. And “The Elves and the Shoemaker” is read by Michael...read more

  • Stefan Rudnicki

    A collection of classic love poetry Composed by many of the world’s best known and most celebrated poets—including William Blake, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Robert Frost, James Joyce, Christina Rossetti, William Butler Yeats, and others—Valentines spans not only the ages, but the full range of passionate expression of love in all its forms and...read more

  • Robert Frost

    They are icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analyzed in countless classrooms, homes, and pubs. Yet for most readers, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics have remained unknown—until now. In this utterly captivating book, Dr. Elliot Engel, a leading authority on the lives of great authors, illuminates the fascinating and flawed members of literature’s elite. In lieu of stuffy biographical sketches, Engel provides fascinating anecdotes. You’ll never look at these literary giants the same way...read more

  • C.S. Lewis

    The Narnia Chronicles, first published in 1950, have been and remain some of the most enduringly popular children’s books ever published. The best known, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has been translated into 29 languages! “It’s a magic wardrobe. There’s a wood inside it, and it’s snowing! Come and see,” begged Lucy. Lucy has stumbled upon a marvellous land of fauns and centaurs, nymphs and talking animals. But soon she discovers that it is ruled by the cruel White Witch, and can only be freed by Aslan, the great Lion, and four children… This is the second adventure in the exciting Chronicles of...read more

  • Michael Chabon

    Retired to the English countryside, aneighty-nine-year-old man, rumored to be a once-famous detective, is moreconcerned with his beekeeping than with his fellow man. Into his life wandersLinus Steinman, nine years old and mute, who has escaped from Nazi Germany withhis sole companion: an African gray parrot. What is the meaning of the mysterious strings ofGerman numbers the bird spews out-a top-secret SS code? The keys to a series ofSwiss bank accounts? Or do they hold a significance both more prosaic and farmore sinister? Though the solution may be beyond even the reach ofthe once-famous sleuth, the true story of the boy and his parrot is subtlyrevealed in a wrenching...read more

  • C.S. Lewis

    Don’t miss one of America’s top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS’s The Great American Read. Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie—step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would...read more

  • William J. Bennett

    From the author of The Moral Compass and The Death of Outrage, William J. Bennett's bestselling The Book of Virtues is an inspiring anthology that helps children understand and develop moral character—and helps parents teach it to them. Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in great works of literature and exemplary stories from history. William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories in The Book of Virtues. From the...read more

  • Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll's classic, enduring tale begins with Alice chasing the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, where she tumbles into a nonsensical world brimming with peculiar creatures. In that world she encounters a host of delightfully eccentric characters like the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, and the Queen of Hearts. Some are friends, some are enemies, and all are memorably unique. Throughout her fantastic journeys, Alice retains her reason, humor, and sense of justice. Alice has become one of the great characters of imaginative literature, as immortal as Don Quixote, Huckleberry Finn, or Dorothy Gale. Her adventures appeal to adults as well as children...read more

  • Alan Paton

    A worldwide bestseller when it was first published in 1948, Alan Paton’s impassioned novel about a black man’s country under white man’s law is a work of searing beauty. Cry, the Beloved Country is the deeply moving story of Stephen Kumalo, a Zulu pastor, and his son, Absalom. Set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s, it is also the story of a land and a people torn by racial injustice. The book is written with such keen compassion and understanding that the listener shares fully in the gravity of the characters’ situations. Paton said of his book: “It is a song of love for one’s far distant country.” Thus, it is a tale that is passionately African while...read more