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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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Bibliomysteries Volume 1

Bibliomysteries Volume 1

A must-listen collection of thirteen bibliomysteries by bestselling and award-winning authors Bibliomysteries Volume 1 includes: - 'An Acceptable Sacrifice' by Jeffery Deaver - 'The Final Testament' by Peter Blauner - 'What's in a Name?' by Thomas H. Cook - 'Book Club' by Loren D. Estleman - and many others

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A Galway Epiphany

A Galway Epiphany

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: 01/11/2020

Ex-cop-turned-PI Jack Taylor has finally escaped the despair of his violent life in Galway in favor of quiet retirement in the country with his friend Keefer, a former Rolling Stones roadie, and a falcon named Maeve. But on a day trip back into the city to sort out his affairs, Jack is hit by a truck in front of Galway's Famine Memorial and left in a coma-but mysteriously without a scratch on him.When he awakens weeks later, he finds Ireland in a frenzy over the so-called "Miracle of Galway." People have become convinced that the two children spotted tending to him are saintly and the site of the accident is sacred. The Catholic Church isn't so sure, and Jack is commissioned to help find the children to verify the miracle-or expose the stunt.But Jack isn't the only one looking for these children, and he's about to plunge into a case involving an order of nuns, an arsonist, and a girl who may be more manipulative than miraculous.

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Galway Girl

Galway Girl

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: 01/11/2019

Jack Taylor has never quite been able to get his life together, but now he has truly hit rock bottom. Still reeling from a violent family tragedy, Taylor is busy drowning his grief in Jameson and uppers, as usual, when a high-profile officer in the local Garda is murdered. After another Guard is found dead, and then another, Taylor's old colleagues from the force implore him to take on the case. The plot is one big game, and all of the pieces seem to be moving at the behest of one dangerously mysterious team: a trio of young killers with very different styles, but who are united by their common desire to take down Jack Taylor. Their ring leader is Jericho, a psychotic girl from Galway who is grieving the loss of her lover and who will force Jack to confront some personal trauma from his past. As sharp and sardonic as it is starkly bleak and violent, Galway Girl shows master raconteur Ken Bruen at his best: lyrical, brutal, and ceaselessly suspenseful.

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In the Galway Silence

In the Galway Silence

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: 01/11/2018

After much tragedy and violence, Jack Taylor has at long last landed at contentment. Of course, he still knocks back too much Jameson and dabbles in uppers, but he has a new woman in his life, a freshly bought apartment, and little sign of trouble on the horizon. Once again, trouble comes to him—this time in the form of a wealthy Frenchman who wants Jack to investigate the double-murder of his twin sons. Jack is meanwhile roped into looking after his girlfriend’s nine-year-old son and is in for a shock with the appearance of a character out of his past. The plot is one big chess game, and all of the pieces seem to be moving at the behest of one dangerously mysterious player, a vigilante called “Silence”...because he’s the last thing his victims will ever hear. This is Ken Bruen at his most darkly humorous and most lovably bleak as he shows us the meaning behind a proverb of his own design—“the Irish can abide almost anything save silence.”

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The Ghosts of Galway

The Ghosts of Galway

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'Brien Release Date: 01/11/2017

As well-versed in politics, pop culture, and crime fiction as he is ill-fated in life, Jack Taylor is recovering from a mistaken medical diagnosis and a failed suicide attempt. In need of money-and with former cop on his resume-Jack has been hired as a night-shift security guard. But his Ukrainian boss has Jack in mind for a bit of off-the-books work. He wants Jack to find what some claim to be the first true book of heresy, The Red Book, which is currently in the possession of a rogue priest who is hiding out in Galway after fleeing the Vatican. Despite Jack's distaste for priests of any stripe, the money is too good to turn down. When Em, the many-faced woman who has had a vise on Jack's heart and mind for the past two years, reappears and turns out to be entangled with the story of The Red Book, too, Jack is led down ever more mysterious and lethal pathways...

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Pimp

Pimp

Author: Jason Starr, Ken Bruen Narrator: Peter Berkrot Release Date: 01/03/2016

Reteaming a decade after their award-nominated first collaboration, Bruen and Starr complete the saga of wannabe druglord Max Fisher and his one-time assistant Angela, now working in the capital of sin and depravity: Hollywood. "I want to kill these guys-except I can't stop laughing long enough."-Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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The Max

The Max

Author: Jason Starr, Ken Bruen Narrator: Peter Berkrot Release Date: 01/01/2016

Max and Angela are going down. When we last saw Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos, Max was being arrested by the NYPD for drug trafficking, and Angela was fleeing the country in the wake of a brutal murder. Now both are headed for eye-opening encounters with the law-Max in the cell blocks of Attica, Angela in a quaint little prison on the Greek island of Lesbos. "Bruen and Starr's third tag-team free-for-all seems engineered to be a pleasure of the guiltiest kind."-Booklist (starred review)

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Slide

Slide

Author: Jason Starr, Ken Bruen Narrator: Peter Berkrot Release Date: 01/12/2015

From the evil geniuses who brought you Bust comes a roller-coaster ride of suspense, mayhem, and vicious fun. Max Fisher used to run a computer company; Angela Petrakos was his assistant and mistress. But that was last year. Now Max is reinventing himself as a hip-hop crack dealer, and Angela is back in Ireland hooking up with a would-be record setter-in the field of serial killing. Will their paths cross again? "Hits all the noir buttons and then some...Those with a taste for it will have as much fun reading this novel as the authors obviously had writing it."-Publishers Weekly

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Bust

Bust

Author: Jason Starr, Ken Bruen Narrator: Peter Berkrot Release Date: 01/11/2015

From award-winning authors Ken Bruen and Jason Starr comes Bust, an original new noir novel by two of the world's finest crime writers. Five valuable lessons you can learn by listening to Bust: When you hire someone to kill your wife, don't hire a psychopath. Don't use Drano to get rid of a dead body. Those locks on hotel room doors? They're not very secure. A curly blond wig isn't much of a disguise. Secrets can kill.

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Green Hell: A Jack Taylor Novel

Green Hell: A Jack Taylor Novel

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: John Lee Release Date: 01/07/2015

Ireland's master of poetic crime fiction, called "an Irish treasure" by Shelf Awareness, spins a new alcohol-fueled Jack Taylor plot, featuring a Rhodes scholar gone astray, and professor with a violent streak, and a young woman who almost makes Jack look tame. The award-winning crime writer Ken Bruen is a as joyously unapologetic in his writing as he is wickedly poetic. In the new Jack Taylor novel Green Hell, Bruen's dark angle of a protagonist has hit rock bottom: one of his best friends is dead, the other has stopped speaking to him; he has given up battling his addiction to alcohol and pills; and his firing from the Irish national police, the Garda, is ancient history. But Jack isn't about to embark on a self-improvement plan. Instead, he has taken up a vigilante case against a respected professor of literature at the University of Galway who has a violent habit his friends in high places are only too happy to ignore. And when Jack rescues preppy American student on a Rhodes Scholarship for a couple of kid thugs, he also unexpectedly gains a new sidekick, who abandons his thesis on Beckett to write a biography of Galway's most magnetic rogue. Between pub crawls and violent outbursts, Jack's vengeful plot against the professor soon spirals toward chaos. Enter Emerald, an edgy young Goth who could either be the answer to Jack's problems, or the last ripped stitch in his undoing. Ireland may be known as a "green Eden," but in Jack Taylor's world, the national color has a decidedly lethal sheen.

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Purgatory: A Jack Taylor Noir Thriller

Purgatory: A Jack Taylor Noir Thriller

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: 01/12/2013

Someone is scraping the scum off the streets of Galway, and they want Jack Taylor to get involved. A drug pusher, a rapist, a loan shark, all targeted in what look like vigilante attacks. And the killer is writing to Jack, signing their name: C-33. Jack has had enough. He doesn't need the money, and doesn't want to get involved. But when his friend Stewart gets drawn in, it seems he isn't been given a choice. In the meantime, Jack is being courted by Reardon, a charismatic billionaire intent on buying up much of Galway, and begins a tentative relationship with Reardon's PR director, Kelly. Caught between heaven and hell, there's only one path for Jack Taylor to take: Purgatory.

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Purgatory

Purgatory

Author: Ken Bruen Narrator: Gerard Doyle Release Date: 01/11/2013

Former Irish cop Jack Taylor seems to have finally found a modicum of peace as he recovers from his most recent ordeal, that is, until a demented vigilante killer goes on a rampage, trying with each new murder to draw Jack into participating in a deadly game.

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