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  1. The Burpee Bears The Burpee Bears
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  2. How Winston Delivered Christmas: A Christmas Story in Twenty-Four-and-a-Half Chapters How Winston Delivered Christmas: A Christmas Story in Twenty-Four-and-a-Half Chapters
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  3. The Christmas Carrolls The Christmas Carrolls
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  4. The Snowman: Inspired by the original story by Raymond Briggs The Snowman: Inspired by the original story by Raymond Briggs
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  5. The Miracle on Ebenezer Street The Miracle on Ebenezer Street
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  6. Father Christmas's Fake Beard Father Christmas's Fake Beard
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  7. The Midnight Guardians The Midnight Guardians
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  8. The Boy Who Made the World Disappear The Boy Who Made the World Disappear
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  9. The Fowl Twins The Fowl Twins
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  10. When The World Was Ours When The World Was Ours
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Invierno en Madrid

Invierno en Madrid

Author: C.J. Sansom Narrator: Javier Portugués Release Date: 01/09/2021

Inolvidable, irresistible e imprescindible, Invierno en Madrid es una novela de amor y espionaje que trata sobre la dificultad de elegir bien en un momento marcado por la guerra. Año 1940. Europa está en manos de los nazis. En plena posguerra, Madrid pasa hambre y se ha convertido en un hervidero de espías de todas las potencias mundiales. Harry Brett, un antiguo soldado inglés que participó en la guerra civil y trabaja para el servicio secreto británico, debe ganarse la confianza de un antiguo condiscípulo, Sandy Forsyth, a fin de averiguar a qué negocios turbios se dedica en la España de Franco. Mientras tanto, Barbara Clare, la novia de Sandy, ex enfermera de la Cruz Roja, también tiene una misión secreta: encontrar al que fue su amante, Bernie Piper, un voluntario comunista de las Brigadas Internacionales que despareció tras la Batalla del Jarama.

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Shardlake: Heartstone: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Shardlake: Heartstone: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Author: C.J. Sansom, CJ Sansom, Cj Sansom Narrator: , Bryan Dick, Justin Salinger Release Date: 01/03/2018

An enthralling BBC Radio 4 full-cast adaptation of the fifth novel in C. J. Sansom 's bestselling Tudor crime series, featuring lawyer-detective Matthew Shardlake Summer, 1545, and England is preparing for war. Facing imminent invasion by the French fleet, King Henry VIII has mustered a huge army at Portsmouth. Though no soldier, Matthew Shardlake also finds himself dispatched there. Queen Catherine Parr has asked him to take on a case involving the 'monstrous wrongs' allegedly committed by cloth merchant Sir Nicholas Hobbey against his young ward, Hugh Curteys. Shardlake also has another, more personal mission to discover the truth about Ellen Fettiplace, a young woman he has befriended in Bedlam. She refuses to speak about the traumatic events that led to her incarceration almost twenty years ago, and Shardlake believes her family may hold the answers. As he and his assistant Jack Barak pursue their investigations, they uncover secrets, lies and sinister crimes, and are reunited with both an old friend and an old enemy. Events come to their dramatic climax on board the King 's most famous warship: the Mary Rose... Justin Salinger stars as Shardlake, with Bryan Dick as Barak, in this heart-stopping penultimate instalment of the 'Shardlake ' series. Cast Shardlake Justin Salinger Barak Bryan Dick Queen Catherine Emily Wachter Ellen Fettiplace Kath Weare Dyrick/Officer/Sailor 2 Philip Bretherton Goodryke/Landlord/Avery/Priddis/Villager Clive Hayward Sir Richard Rich Nicholas Murchie George Leacon Finn den Hertog Sir Nicholas Hobbey David Seddon Hugh Curteys Will Howard Abigail Hobbey/Sally Isabella Inchbald David Hobbey/Keeper Shawms/Sailor 1 Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong Paulet/Reverend Seckford/Warner Neil McCaul Phillip West Chris Pavlo Feaveryear/Sailor/Pelham Gary Duncan Bess Calfhill Kath Weare Sir Richard Rich Nicholas Murchie Dramatised by Colin MacDonald Produced by Kirsteen Cameron Directed by David Jackson Young

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Shardlake: Revelation: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Shardlake: Revelation: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Author: C.J. Sansom, CJ Sansom, Cj Sansom Narrator: , Jason Watkins, Mark Bonnar Release Date: 01/08/2017

Shardlake returns in this atmospheric BBC Radio 4 full-cast adaptation of the fourth novel in C. J. Sansom’s bestselling Tudor crime series. Spring, 1543. London’s streets are filled with preachers; strange signs and portents are seen everywhere; and young men, maddened by differing interpretations of the Bible, are drawn into dangerous fundamentalism. The family of one such man, Adam Kite, has sought help from lawyer Matthew Shardlake. Adam is suffering from religious mania, and is being held in Bedlam for his own safety. But Shardlake is distracted from the case when his friend Roger Elliard is found brutally murdered – the victim of a serial killer inspired by the Book of Revelation. Archbishop Cranmer asks Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation: no word of the bloodshed must reach the King as one of the dead men was close to Catherine Parr, Henry’s latest romantic obsession and (like Cranmer) a supporter of religious reform. With the help of trusty sidekick Barack, Shardlake embarks on his most dangerous investigation yet, as he tries to protect Adam and prevent the killer from fulfilling his unholy mission... This thrilling fourth instalment of the 'Shardlake' series stars Justin Salinger as Shardlake, with Bryan Dick as Barak. Duration: 2 hours 10 mins approx.

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Shardlake: Sovereign: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas

Shardlake: Sovereign: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas

Author: C.J. Sansom, CJ Sansom, Cj Sansom Narrator: , Bryan Dick, Justin Salinger Release Date: 01/11/2016

A thrilling BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation based on the third novel in C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime series featuring hunchback lawyer-detective Matthew Shardlake. Autumn, 1541. Henry VIII, accompanied by his young bride Catherine Howard, has embarked on a Great Progress from London to York, to establish his power and authority with his rebellious subjects in the North and receive their oaths of loyalty.Shardlake, sent ahead of the 3000-strong procession, is in the city to help prepare legal petitions for the King – and to undertake a delicate clandestine mission for Archbishop Cranmer. Sir Edward Broderick, a dangerous conspirator imprisoned in York Castle, is being transferred to the Tower of London for interrogation, and it is up to Shardlake and his faithful assistant Barak to ensure he gets there safe and well. But the death of a glazier sees the duo drawn into a murder investigation, a treasonous plot and a secret that threatens to bring down the royal family… Starring Justin Salinger as Shardlake and Bryan Dick as Barak, this gripping third instalment of the 'Shardlake' series is a compelling murder mystery and a deeply evocative portrait of the turbulent Tudor world. Duration: 2 hours 30 mins approx.Tensions are running high in the city, and soon Shardlake is called to investigate a suspicious death - and stumbles upon a daring plot that has the potential to shake England to its core. CJ Sansom's 'Shardlake' series has sold over two million copies, and this atmospheric dramatisation starring BAFTA-winning actor Jason Watkins (The Lost Honour of Christopher Jeffries) brings his début novel to electrifying life. Fast-paced and suspenseful, it is both an engrossing murder mystery and a brilliantly realised portrayal of Tudor England. Duration: 2 hours 30 mins approx.

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Shardlake: Dark Fire: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Shardlake: Dark Fire: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Author: C.J. Sansom, CJ Sansom, Cj Sansom Narrator: , Justin Salinger, Robert Glenister Release Date: 01/09/2016

A gripping BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation based on the second novel in C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime series. Summer, 1540. It has been three years since the terrible events at Scarnsea monastery, and lawyer-detective Matthew Shardlake is living a quiet life in London until a summons from Cromwell sees him embarking on another dangerous secret assignment. Someone has stolen the last barrel of 'Greek Fire': a legendary, highly potent incendiary weapon thought lost since the fall of Constantinople. Shardlake is tasked with tracking it down and he must move quickly, for Cromwell is out of favour with the King and is relying on the precious substance to save his skin. But Shardlake has another, equally urgent case to deal with defending an orphan girl, Elizabeth Wentworth, who is accused of murdering her young cousin. Aided by Cromwell's man, Barak, Shardlake must race against time to solve both cases, for the fates of both Cromwell and Elizabeth depend on him. Winner of the 2005 CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award, Dark Fire is the second thrilling instalment in the 'Shardlake' series. This atmospheric crime drama, starring Justin Salinger as Shardlake, Bryan Dick as Barak and Robert Glenister as Thomas Cromwell, features deception, dark secrets, captivating characters and a vibrant historical setting. Duration: 2 hours 30 mins approx.

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Shardlake: Dissolution: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Shardlake: Dissolution: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Author: C.J. Sansom, CJ Sansom, Cj Sansom Narrator: , Jason Watkins, Mark Bonnar Release Date: 01/07/2016

A thrilling BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation based on CJ Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel. Winter, 1537. Henry VIII has declared himself Supreme Head of the Church, and instructed his chief minister Thomas Cromwell to dissolve England's religious houses and seize their wealth. But Cromwell's plot to bring down the abbeys has hit a snag – one of the King's Commissioners has been found brutally murdered in Scarnsea monastery, on the south coast of Kent. If news of the killing were to get out, the consequences could be disastrous. Desiring a quick, discreet result, he sends his trusted lawyer-detective, Matthew Shardlake, to investigate. However, as Shardlake interviews the prime suspects and delves deeper into the mysteries of Scarnsea, it soon becomes clear that the case will not be as simple to solve as he had hoped. Which of the terrified monks is the murderer? And can Shardlake catch him before he strikes again? CJ Sansom's 'Shardlake' series has sold over two million copies, and this atmospheric dramatisation starring BAFTA-winning actor Jason Watkins (The Lost Honour of Christopher Jeffries) brings his début novel to electrifying life. Fast-paced and suspenseful, it is both an engrossing murder mystery and a brilliantly realised portrayal of Tudor England. Duration: 2 hours 30 mins approx.

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Lamentation

Lamentation

Author: C.J. Sansom Narrator: Steven Crossley Release Date: 01/02/2015

As Henry VIII lies on his deathbed, an incendiary manuscript threatens to tear his court apart. Summer, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councilors are engaged in a final and decisive power struggle; whoever wins will control the government. As heretics are hunted across London, and radical Protestants are burned at the stake, the Catholic party focuses its attack on Henry's sixth wife--and Matthew Shardlake's old mentor--Queen Catherine Parr. Shardlake, still haunted by his narrow escape from death the year before, steps into action when the beleaguered and desperate Queen summons him to Whitehall Palace to help her recover a dangerous manuscript. The Queen has authored a confessional book, Lamentation of a Sinner, so radically Protestant that if it came to the King's attention it could bring both her and her sympathizers crashing down. Although the secret book was kept hidden inside a locked chest in the Queen's private chamber, it has inexplicably vanished. Only one page has been recovered--clutched in the hand of a murdered London printer. Shardlake's investigations take him on a trail that begins among the backstreet printshops of London, but leads him and his trusty assistant Jack Barak into the dark and labyrinthine world of court politics, a world Shardlake swore never to enter again. In this crucible of power and ambition, Protestant friends can be as dangerous as Catholic enemies, and those with shifting allegiances can be the most dangerous of all.

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Dominion

Dominion

Author: C.J. Sansom Narrator: Daniel Weyman Release Date: 01/01/2014

C.J. SANSOM REWRITES HISTORY IN A THRILLING NOVEL THAT DARES TO IMAGINE BRITAIN UNDER THE THUMB OF NAZI GERMANY. 1952. Twelve years have passed since Churchill lost to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany. The global economy strains against the weight of the long German war against Russia still raging in the east. The British people find themselves under increasingly authoritarian rule--the press, radio, and television tightly controlled, the British Jews facing ever greater constraints. But Churchill's Resistance soldiers on. As defiance grows, whispers circulate of a secret that could forever alter the balance of the global struggle. The keeper of that secret? Scientist Frank Muncaster, who languishes in a Birmingham mental hospital. Civil Servant David Fitzgerald, a spy for the Resistance and University friend of Frank's, is given the mission to rescue Frank and get him out of the country. Hard on his heels is Gestapo agent Gunther Hoth, a brilliant, implacable hunter of men, who soon has Frank and David's innocent wife, Sarah, directly in his sights. C.J. Sansom's literary thriller Winter in Madrid earned Sansom comparisons to Graham Greene, Sebastian Faulks, and Ernest Hemingway. Now, in his first alternative history epic, Sansom doesn't just recreate the past--he reinvents it. In a spellbinding tale of suspense, oppression and poignant love, DOMINION dares to explore how, in moments of crisis, history can turn on the decisions of a few brave men and women--the secrets they choose to keep and the bonds they share.

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The Sacred Stone

The Sacred Stone

Masters of the historical mystery, authors Michael Jecks, Susanna Gregory, Bernard Knight, Ian Morson, Philip Gooden, Simon Beaufort, and C.J. Sansom band together as The Medieval Murderers to craft this thrilling tale. In 1067 Greenland, a strange stone falls from the sky. Over the next 600 years, violence and death follow whoever possesses it, including crusading knights, a dying King Henry III, and a troupe of His Majesty King James I's players.

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Dissolution

Dissolution

Author: C.J. Sansom Narrator: Steven Crossley Release Date: 01/07/2011

This riveting debut set in 1534 England secured C. J. Sansom's place "among the most distinguished of modern historical novelists" (P. D. James). When Henry VIII's emissary is beheaded at an English monastery, hunchbacked lawyer Matthew Shardlake is dispatched to solve the crime. But as he uncovers a cesspool of sin, three more murders occur-and Matthew may be the next target.

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Heartstone

Heartstone

Author: C.J. Sansom Narrator: Steven Crossley Release Date: 01/01/2011

Consistently appearing on US and UK best-seller lists, C.J. Sansom's Matthew Shardlake mysteries have earned considerable critical acclaim, including a CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award. At the behest of a former servant to Catherine Parr, Shardlake travels to Portsmouth to investigate claims of unspeakable crimes committed upon a young ward of the court. There, Shardlake uncovers disturbing evidence even as England's continuing war with France rages around him.

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Revelation

Revelation

Author: Beverly Lewis, C.J. Sansom Narrator: Christina Moore, Steven Crossley Release Date: 01/02/2009

C.J. Sansom's Matthew Shardlake mysteries whisk listeners back in time to the tumultuous court of King Henry VIII. Shardlake has his hands full this time defending a young religious fanatic who has been thrown into Bedlam. On top of that, Shardlake's friend is murdered, and the quest to find the killer leads Shardlake right to the steps of the king's latest romantic conquest, Catherine Parr.

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