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Darwin's Radio (Darwin's Radio #1)

Molecular biologist Kaye Lang s theory that ancient diseases encoded in the DNA of humans can return to life has become a chilling reality The shocking evidence a virus hunter has tracked down a flu like disease that kills expectant mothers and their offspring


Radio Silence

What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong br br Frances has always been a study machine with one goal elite university Nothing will stand in her way not friends not a guilty secret not even the person she is on the inside br br But when Frances meets Aled the shy genius behind her favourite podcast she discovers a new freedom He unlocks the door to Real Frances and for the first time she experiences true friendship unafraid to be herself Then the podcast goes viral and the fragile trust between them is broken br br Caught between who she was and who she longs to be Frances dreams come crashing down Suffocating with guilt she knows that she has to confront her past br br She has to confess why Carys disappeared br br Meanwhile at uni Aled is alone fighting even darker secrets br br It s only by facing up to your fears that you can overcome them And it s only by being your true self that you can find happiness br br Frances is going to need every bit of courage she has


Radio Girls

b The Great War is over and change is in the air in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside the brilliant women and men of the BBC b br br London American raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary at the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation whose use of radio still new strange and electrifying is captivating the nation But the hectic pace smart young staff and intimidating bosses only add to Maisie s insecurity br br Soon she is seduced by the work gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts by the most famous writers scientists and politicians in Britain She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses John Reith the formidable Director General of the BBC and Hilda Matheson the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming who each have very different visions of what radio should be Under Hilda s tutelage Maisie discovers her talent passion and ambition But when she unearths a shocking conspiracy she and Hilda join forces to make their voices heard both on and off the air and then face the dangerous consequences of telling the truth for a living


Trans-Sister Radio

With i Trans Sister Radio i Chris Bohjalian author of the bestseller i Midwives i again confronts his very human characters with issues larger than themselves here tackling the explosive issue of gender br br When Allison Banks develops a crush on Dana Stevens she knows that he will give her what she needs most attention gentleness kindness passion Her daughter Carly enthusiastically witnesses the change in her mother But then a few months into their relationship Dana tells Allison his secret he has always been certain that he is a woman born into the wrong skin and soon he will have a sex change operation Allison is overwhelmed by the depth of her passion and finds herself unable to leave Dana By deciding to stay she finds she must confront questions most people never even consider Not only will her own life and Carly s be irrevocably changed she will have to contend with the outrage of a small Vermont community and come to terms with her lover s new body hoping against hope that her love will transcend the physical


The Lord of the Rings #1: The Fellowship of the Ring (BBC Radio Drama)

A BBC radio full cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien s Lord of the Rings trilogy Brian Sibley s famous adaptation starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern


Romeo and Juliet (BBC Radio Presents)

The permanent popularity now of mythic intensity of b Romeo and Juliet b is more than justified writes eminent scholar Harold Bloom since the play is the largest and most persuasive celebration of romantic love in Western literature br br William Shakespeare based his early romantic tragedy on Arthur Brooke s poem The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet Shakespeare s resulting masterpiece in turn has inspired countless retellings around the world in mediums that include literature dance stage and screen br br It is Shakespear all over and Shakespear when he was young declares William Hazlitt acclaimed British essayist and critic in his exuberant Introduction to this Modern Library edition br br Two households both alike in dignity In fair Verona where we lay our scene From ancient grudge break to new mutiny Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star cross d lovers take their life Whose misadventur d piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents strife br Prologue br br br i From the Hardcover edition i


Brave New World (CBS Radio Workshop Broadcast)

i Librarian s Note Radio dramatization Abridged Audiobook of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley i br br br Aldous Huxley s Brave New World br Narrated by Aldous Huxley br Original score composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann br Host William Conrad br br The complete CBS Radio Workshop broadcasts of January and February


The Voice on the Radio (Janie Johnson, #3)

The kidnapping is long past Janie Johnson can never change what happened toher or to the families that love her But finally life seems to be settlingdown for the Springs and the Johnsons The worst part of this new life for Janie is that Reeve Shields is away atcollege Janie misses him terribly no matter how many e mails they send eachother As for Reeve he s finding life at college overwhelming He goes to workat the school radio station hoping a late night gig will give him what hecraves popularity and fame Reeve gets his chance to be the voice on theradio and when he tells the most fascinating story he knows his show becomesa sensation Reeve is so sure that Janie will never discover what s making hisbroadcast such a hit that he doesn t stop himself But what will be the pricefor Janie br br As Janie knew the facts about the little girl on the milk carton had to beuncovered no matter how much pain they caused Now the truth about what Reeveis doing must come out Whose voice will help Janie when she must face not onlyher incredible past but also her unknown future br br With the page turning suspense that made The Face on the Milk Carton and Whatever Happened to Janie best sellers Caroline B Cooney once againexplores the meaning of betrayal the power of words and the intensity oflove


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (The Original Radio Series)

The original BBC Radio production on one hour cassettes br Fit the First through Fit the Twelfth broadcast between th March and th January br br An epic adventure in time and space including some helpful advice on how to see the Universe for less than thirty Altarian dollars a day


Radio Free Albemuth


The Handmaid's Tale (Bbc Radio Collection)

Set in the not too distant future in a terrifying world where religion is used as a tool of repression and social control The Handmaid s Tale is the story of a young woman Offered recruited for reproductive purposes at a time of plummeting birth rates The gripping narrative switches between her memories of the old world where she was a working mother and the terrifying realities of her life as a state controlled breeding machine a Handmaid A masterpiece of modern literature Margaret Atwood has crafted a powerful unforgettable novel


Frankenstein (Classic Radio Sci-Fi)

i Frankenstein i first published in is widely recognized as being one of the first science fiction novels Starring Michael Maloney as Frankenstein and John Wood as the Creature this spine tingling dramatization perfectly conveys the book s pervasive sense of unease and dread Victor Frankenstein an ambitious young scientist and seeker of knowledge considers it the pinnacle of his career when he makes a Creature in his own name But his triumph soon turns to horror and he is appalled when the Creature denied a female counterpart turns against his creator and commits a terrible crime In a desperate attempt to destroy his creation the scientist tracks him from Europe to the desolate North Pole and in this bleak landscape of ice and fog prepares to confront his nemesis This CD release includes an introductory sleeve note recounting the making of the radio adaptation written by Andrew Pixley br br CDs hrs


Les Miserables: Radio Dramatization

When poverty drives Jean Valjean to steal a loaf of bread from a baker s window it is an action which will haunt him for the rest of his life A citizen of post revolutionary France he is suffers nineteen years hard labor On his release his fortunes change after an encounter with a saintly bishop He becomes a respectable businessman and member of society and yet his past continues to dog him in the form of the sadistic Inspector Javert who seems determined to pursue Valjean to the grave br br Shunned on leaving jail Jean Valjean is tempted back into crime br Jean Valjean has broken the terms of his parole and is on the run br Jean Valjean wins respect as the Mayor of Montreuil but life is less rosy for Fantine br Poorly Fantine fears desertion while Jean Valjean decides to let God decide his fate br The Mayor of Montreuil reveals his true identity while Fantine lies dangerously ill br Jean Valjean sets out to rescue Cosette from the clutches of the Thenardiers br Jean Valjean and Cosette arrive in Paris to start a new life br A plan to smuggle Jean Valjean out of the convent hits a snag br Marius learns of his father s bravery at Waterloo and realises he has been living a lie br Marius finds student life is happy yet harsh Valjean and Cosette have a tough dilemna br Valjean is nervous about Marius pursuit of Cosette Joss Ackland stars br Cosette is entangled in a plot hatched by the evil Thenardiers to catch Valjean br Jean Valjean is in mortal danger but can Marius summon Inspector Javert to save him br Eponine has found out where Cosette is living but will she tell Marius br Love is in the air in the Rue Plumet But why is Jean Valjean so obsessed with secrecy br Will the love between Marius and Cosette survive when Valjean leaves for England br Valjean confronts Cosette about her love for Marius Joss Ackland stars br Tragedy stalks the streets and a familiar face is discovered spying on the Revolutionaries br Marius and the rebels face the cannons Valjean and Javert face each other Who will win br With Marius barely alive Valjean struggles to find a way out of the Parisian sewers br Jean Valjean s life lies in Javert s hands Victor Hugo s epic tale starring Joss Ackland br Unaware that Marius has survived the Revolution Cosette is convinced he has died br It s Marius and Cosette s wedding day But is that trouble lurking outside the church br Valjean tells Marius about his criminal past while Thenardier prepares blackmail plans br Can there be a final reconciliation for Valjean and Cosette With Roger Allam


The Secret Garden (Radio Theatre; Focus On The Family)


Wicked Game (WVMP Radio, #1)

b LATE NIGHT RADIO YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO b br br Recovering con artist Ciara Griffin is trying to live the straight life even if it means finding a shudder real job She takes an internship at a local radio station whose late night time warp format features s blues s psychedelia s goth and more all with an uncannily authentic flair Ciara soon discovers just how the DJs maintain their cred they re vampires stuck forever in the eras in which they were turned br br Ciara s first instinct as always is to cut and run But communications giant Skywave wants to buy WVMP and turn it into just another hit playing clone Without the station and the link it provides to their original Life Times the vampires would fade becoming little more than mindless ghosts of the past Suddenly a routine corporate takeover is a matter of life and undeath br br To boost ratings and save the lives of her strange new friends Ciara rebrands the station as WVMP the Lifeblood of Rock n Roll In the ultimate con she hides the DJs vampire nature in plain sight disguising the bloody truth as a marketing gimmick WVMP becomes the hottest thing around next to Ciara s complicated affair with grunge vamp Shane McAllister But the gimmick enrages a posse of ancient and powerful vampires who aren t so eager to be brought into the light Soon the stakes are higher and the perils graver than any con game Ciara s ever played


Hamlet: Performed by the Renaissance Theatre Company in Association with BBC Radio Drama

One of the greatest plays of all time the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father and with his mother s infidelity Hamlet must find a means of reconciling his longing for oblivion with his duty as avenger The ghost Hamlet s feigned madness Ophelia s death and burial the play within a play the closet scene in which Hamlet accuses his mother of complicity in murder and breathtaking swordplay are just some of the elements that make Hamlet an enduring masterpiece of the theater


Darwin's Children (Darwin's Radio #2)

Greg Bear s Nebula Award winning novel i Darwin s Radio i painted a chilling portrait of humankind on the threshold of a radical leap in evolution one that would alter our species forever Now Bear continues his provocative tale of the human race confronted by an uncertain future where survival of the fittest takes on astonishing and controversial new dimensions br br b DARWIN S CHILDREN br br b Eleven years have passed since SHEVA an ancient retrovirus was discovered in human DNA a retrovirus that caused mutations in the human genome and heralded the arrival of a new wave of genetically enhanced humans Now these changed children have reached adolescence and face a world that is outraged about their very existence For these special youths possessed of remarkable advanced traits that mark a major turning point in human development are also ticking time bombs harboring hosts of viruses that could exterminate the old human race br br Fear and hatred of the virus children have made them a persecuted underclass quarantined by the government in special schools targeted by federally sanctioned bounty hunters and demonized by hysterical segments of the population But pockets of resistance have sprung up among those opposed to treating the children like dangerous diseases and who fear the worst if the government s draconian measures are carried to their extreme br br Scientists Kaye Lang and Mitch Rafelson are part of this small but determined minority Once at the forefront of the discovery and study of the SHEVA outbreak they now live as virtual exiles in the Virginia suburbs with their daughter Stella a bright inquisitive virus child who is quickly maturing straining to break free of the protective world her parents have built around her and eager to seek out others of her kind br br But for all their precautions Kaye Mitch and Stella have not slipped below the government s radar The agencies fanatically devoted to segregating and controlling the new breed children monitor their every move watching and waiting for the opportunity to strike the next blow in their escalating war to preserve humankind at any cost br br br i From the Hardcover edition i


The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)

The Fellowship was scattered Some were bracing hopelessly for war against the ancient evil of Sauron Some were contending with the treachery of the wizard Saruman Only Frodo and Sam were left to take the accursed Ring of Power to be destroyed in Mordor the dark Kingdom where Sauron was supreme Their guide was Gollum deceitful and lust filled slave to the corruption of the Ring Thus continues the magnificent bestselling tale of adventure begun in The Fellowship of the Ring which reaches its soul stirring climax in The Return of the King


Macbeth (Classic Radio Theatre)

Shakespeare s famous tragedy describing how a lust for power and the prophecy of three witches transform a brave nobleman into a traitor and murderous tyrant has mesmerised audiences since its first performance over four centuries ago Macbeth s temptation and descent into evil his wife s ruthlessness and subsequent madness and the overarching presence of the supernatural are brilliantly evoked in this BBC Radio archive production from directed by the renowned Richard Eyre Featuring a distinguished cast and specially composed music it brings new depth and excitement to this classic chilling tale of malevolence and terror br br CDs hr mins


The Lord of the Rings #3: The Return of the King (BBC Radio Drama)

A BBC radio full cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien s Lord of the Rings trilogy Brian Sibley s famous adaptation starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern


Lost City Radio

A powerful and searing novel of three lives fractured by a civil war br br For ten years Norma has been the voice of consolation for a people broken by violence She hosts i Lost City Radio i the most popular program in their nameless South American country gripped in the aftermath of war Every week the Indians in the mountains and the poor from the barrios listen as she reads the names of those who have gone missing those whom the furiously expanding city has swallowed Loved ones are reunited and the lost are found Each week she returns to the airwaves while hiding her own personal loss her husband disappeared at the end of the war br br But the life she has become accustomed to is forever changed when a young boy arrives from the jungle and provides a clue to the fate of her long missing husband br br Stunning timely and absolutely mesmerizing i Lost City Radio i probes the deepest questions of war and its meaning from its devastating impact on a society transformed by violence to the emotional scarring each participant observer and survivor carries for years after This tender debut marks Alarc n s emergence as a major new voice in American fiction


How to Win Friends & Influence People (Radio Transcript)

Japanese edition of How to Win Friends amp Influence People Radio Transcript Paperback for the first time since first published in Dale Carnegie s book on communication skill has become the bible for the science and art of communication that leads to a more successful life a best seller each time it was re published Japanese translation by Tanaka Takaki In Japanese Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books Inc Distributed by Tsai Fong Books Inc


Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A Radio Dramatization

The Colonial Radio Theatre pulls out all the stops in this magnificent production of the Charles Dickens classic Christmas story This full cast dramatization features a powerful music score from the magnificent booming opening of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen to the frightening tones of the Ghost of Christmas Future This Colonial Radio Theatre production has been broadcast yearly since on Sirius XM Radio A holiday treat both you and your family will enjoy for years to come


The Chronicles of Narnia: Never Has the Magic Been So Real (Radio Theatre) [Full Cast Drama]

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


Radio On: A Listener's Diary

There are approximately million radios in America For this savvy far reaching diary celebrated journalist and author Sarah Vowell turned hers on and listened closely critically creatively for an entire year br br As a series of impressions and reflections regarding contemporary American culture and as an extended meditation on both our media and our society this keenly focused book is as insightful as it is refreshing br br Throughout i Radio On i Vowell s touch is about as delicate as Teddy Kennedy s after a pitcher of martinis Richard Roeper i Chicago Sun Times i


War and Peace (BBC Radio Presents)

Three Volume Boxed Set br br br i From the Hardcover edition i


Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (BBC Radio Presents)

Source of legend and lyric reference and conjecture i Alice s Adventures in Wonderland i is for most children pure pleasure in prose While adults try to decipher Lewis Carroll s putative use of complex mathematical codes in the text or debate his alleged use of opium young readers simply dive with Alice through the rabbit hole pursuing The dream child moving through a land Of wonders wild and new There they encounter the White Rabbit the Queen of Hearts the Mock Turtle and the Mad Hatter among a multitude of other characters extinct fantastical and commonplace creatures Alice journeys through this Wonderland trying to fathom the meaning of her strange experiences But they turn out to be curiouser and curiouser seemingly without moral or sense p For more than years children have reveled in the delightfully i non i moralistic i non i educational virtues of this classic In fact at every turn Alice s new companions scoff at her traditional education The Mock Turtle for example remarks that he took the regular course in school Reeling Writhing and branches of Arithmetic Ambition Distraction Uglification and Derision Carroll believed John Tenniel s illustrations were as important as his text Naturally Carroll s instincts were good the masterful drawings are inextricably tied to the well loved story All ages i Emilie Coulter i p


The Time Machine

H G Wells classic time travel adventure comes to life in this multi cast adaption of The Time Machine


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Radio Dramatization

Follow the yellow brick road br br Dorothy thinks she s lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog Toto into a magical world To get home she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz On the way she meets the Scarecrow the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion But the Wicked Witch of the West has her own plans for the new arrival will Dorothy ever see Kansas again


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (BBC Radio Drama)

In September of Robert Louis Stevenson then in his mid thirties moved with his family to Bournemouth a resort on the southern coast of England where in the brief span of months he revised i A Child s Garden of Verses i and wrote the novels i Kidnapped i and i The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i br br An intriguing combination of fantasy thriller and moral allegory i Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i depicts the gripping struggle of two opposing personalities one essentially good the other evil for the soul of one man Its tingling suspense and intelligent and sensitive portrayal of man s dual nature reveals Stevenson as a writer of great skill and originality whose power to terrify and move us remains over a century later undiminished


Darwin's Radio (Darwin's Radio #1)

Molecular biologist Kaye Lang s theory that ancient diseases encoded in the DNA of humans can return to life has become a chilling reality The shocking evidence a virus hunter has tracked down a flu like disease that kills expectant mothers and their offspring


Radio Silence

What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong br br Frances has always been a study machine with one goal elite university Nothing will stand in her way not friends not a guilty secret not even the person she is on the inside br br But when Frances meets Aled the shy genius behind her favourite podcast she discovers a new freedom He unlocks the door to Real Frances and for the first time she experiences true friendship unafraid to be herself Then the podcast goes viral and the fragile trust between them is broken br br Caught between who she was and who she longs to be Frances dreams come crashing down Suffocating with guilt she knows that she has to confront her past br br She has to confess why Carys disappeared br br Meanwhile at uni Aled is alone fighting even darker secrets br br It s only by facing up to your fears that you can overcome them And it s only by being your true self that you can find happiness br br Frances is going to need every bit of courage she has


Radio Girls

b The Great War is over and change is in the air in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside the brilliant women and men of the BBC b br br London American raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary at the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation whose use of radio still new strange and electrifying is captivating the nation But the hectic pace smart young staff and intimidating bosses only add to Maisie s insecurity br br Soon she is seduced by the work gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts by the most famous writers scientists and politicians in Britain She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses John Reith the formidable Director General of the BBC and Hilda Matheson the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming who each have very different visions of what radio should be Under Hilda s tutelage Maisie discovers her talent passion and ambition But when she unearths a shocking conspiracy she and Hilda join forces to make their voices heard both on and off the air and then face the dangerous consequences of telling the truth for a living


Trans-Sister Radio

With i Trans Sister Radio i Chris Bohjalian author of the bestseller i Midwives i again confronts his very human characters with issues larger than themselves here tackling the explosive issue of gender br br When Allison Banks develops a crush on Dana Stevens she knows that he will give her what she needs most attention gentleness kindness passion Her daughter Carly enthusiastically witnesses the change in her mother But then a few months into their relationship Dana tells Allison his secret he has always been certain that he is a woman born into the wrong skin and soon he will have a sex change operation Allison is overwhelmed by the depth of her passion and finds herself unable to leave Dana By deciding to stay she finds she must confront questions most people never even consider Not only will her own life and Carly s be irrevocably changed she will have to contend with the outrage of a small Vermont community and come to terms with her lover s new body hoping against hope that her love will transcend the physical


The Lord of the Rings #1: The Fellowship of the Ring (BBC Radio Drama)

A BBC radio full cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien s Lord of the Rings trilogy Brian Sibley s famous adaptation starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern


Romeo and Juliet (BBC Radio Presents)


Brave New World (CBS Radio Workshop Broadcast)

i Librarian s Note Radio dramatization Abridged Audiobook of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley i br br br Aldous Huxley s Brave New World br Narrated by Aldous Huxley br Original score composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann br Host William Conrad br br The complete CBS Radio Workshop broadcasts of January and February


The Voice on the Radio (Janie Johnson, #3)

The kidnapping is long past Janie Johnson can never change what happened toher or to the families that love her But finally life seems to be settlingdown for the Springs and the Johnsons The worst part of this new life for Janie is that Reeve Shields is away atcollege Janie misses him terribly no matter how many e mails they send eachother As for Reeve he s finding life at college overwhelming He goes to workat the school radio station hoping a late night gig will give him what hecraves popularity and fame Reeve gets his chance to be the voice on theradio and when he tells the most fascinating story he knows his show becomesa sensation Reeve is so sure that Janie will never discover what s making hisbroadcast such a hit that he doesn t stop himself But what will be the pricefor Janie br br As Janie knew the facts about the little girl on the milk carton had to beuncovered no matter how much pain they caused Now the truth about what Reeveis doing must come out Whose voice will help Janie when she must face not onlyher incredible past but also her unknown future br br With the page turning suspense that made The Face on the Milk Carton and Whatever Happened to Janie best sellers Caroline B Cooney once againexplores the meaning of betrayal the power of words and the intensity oflove


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (The Original Radio Series)

The original BBC Radio production on one hour cassettes br Fit the First through Fit the Twelfth broadcast between th March and th January br br An epic adventure in time and space including some helpful advice on how to see the Universe for less than thirty Altarian dollars a day


Radio Free Albemuth

In i Radio Free Albemuth i his last novel Philip K Dick morphed and recombined themes that had informed his fiction from i A Scanner Darkly i to i VALIS i and produced a wild impassioned work that reads like a visionary alternate history of the United States Agonizingly suspenseful darkly hilarious and filled with enough conspiracy theories to thrill the most hardened paranoid i Radio Free Albemuth i is proof of Dick s stature as our century s greatest science fiction writer br br


The Handmaid's Tale (Bbc Radio Collection)

Set in the not too distant future in a terrifying world where religion is used as a tool of repression and social control The Handmaid s Tale is the story of a young woman Offered recruited for reproductive purposes at a time of plummeting birth rates The gripping narrative switches between her memories of the old world where she was a working mother and the terrifying realities of her life as a state controlled breeding machine a Handmaid A masterpiece of modern literature Margaret Atwood has crafted a powerful unforgettable novel


Frankenstein (Classic Radio Sci-Fi)

i Frankenstein i first published in is widely recognized as being one of the first science fiction novels Starring Michael Maloney as Frankenstein and John Wood as the Creature this spine tingling dramatization perfectly conveys the book s pervasive sense of unease and dread Victor Frankenstein an ambitious young scientist and seeker of knowledge considers it the pinnacle of his career when he makes a Creature in his own name But his triumph soon turns to horror and he is appalled when the Creature denied a female counterpart turns against his creator and commits a terrible crime In a desperate attempt to destroy his creation the scientist tracks him from Europe to the desolate North Pole and in this bleak landscape of ice and fog prepares to confront his nemesis This CD release includes an introductory sleeve note recounting the making of the radio adaptation written by Andrew Pixley br br CDs hrs


Les Miserables: Radio Dramatization

When poverty drives Jean Valjean to steal a loaf of bread from a baker s window it is an action which will haunt him for the rest of his life A citizen of post revolutionary France he is suffers nineteen years hard labor On his release his fortunes change after an encounter with a saintly bishop He becomes a respectable businessman and member of society and yet his past continues to dog him in the form of the sadistic Inspector Javert who seems determined to pursue Valjean to the grave br br Shunned on leaving jail Jean Valjean is tempted back into crime br Jean Valjean has broken the terms of his parole and is on the run br Jean Valjean wins respect as the Mayor of Montreuil but life is less rosy for Fantine br Poorly Fantine fears desertion while Jean Valjean decides to let God decide his fate br The Mayor of Montreuil reveals his true identity while Fantine lies dangerously ill br Jean Valjean sets out to rescue Cosette from the clutches of the Thenardiers br Jean Valjean and Cosette arrive in Paris to start a new life br A plan to smuggle Jean Valjean out of the convent hits a snag br Marius learns of his father s bravery at Waterloo and realises he has been living a lie br Marius finds student life is happy yet harsh Valjean and Cosette have a tough dilemna br Valjean is nervous about Marius pursuit of Cosette Joss Ackland stars br Cosette is entangled in a plot hatched by the evil Thenardiers to catch Valjean br Jean Valjean is in mortal danger but can Marius summon Inspector Javert to save him br Eponine has found out where Cosette is living but will she tell Marius br Love is in the air in the Rue Plumet But why is Jean Valjean so obsessed with secrecy br Will the love between Marius and Cosette survive when Valjean leaves for England br Valjean confronts Cosette about her love for Marius Joss Ackland stars br Tragedy stalks the streets and a familiar face is discovered spying on the Revolutionaries br Marius and the rebels face the cannons Valjean and Javert face each other Who will win br With Marius barely alive Valjean struggles to find a way out of the Parisian sewers br Jean Valjean s life lies in Javert s hands Victor Hugo s epic tale starring Joss Ackland br Unaware that Marius has survived the Revolution Cosette is convinced he has died br It s Marius and Cosette s wedding day But is that trouble lurking outside the church br Valjean tells Marius about his criminal past while Thenardier prepares blackmail plans br Can there be a final reconciliation for Valjean and Cosette With Roger Allam


The Secret Garden (Radio Theatre; Focus On The Family)

One of the best loved stories of all time i The Secret Garden i is presented in high quality and entertaining Radio Theatre drama This classic tale enriched with Biblical values reflects themes such as helping others and believing in people Mary a young orphaned girl meets her bedridden cousin Colin She discovers an enchanting secret place separate from the outside world It is in this place that Colin and Mary learn lessons about overcoming obstacles By putting their faith in God and others their lives are forever altered This story will captivate audiences of all ages


Wicked Game (WVMP Radio, #1)

b LATE NIGHT RADIO YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO b br br Recovering con artist Ciara Griffin is trying to live the straight life even if it means finding a shudder real job She takes an internship at a local radio station whose late night time warp format features s blues s psychedelia s goth and more all with an uncannily authentic flair Ciara soon discovers just how the DJs maintain their cred they re vampires stuck forever in the eras in which they were turned br br Ciara s first instinct as always is to cut and run But communications giant Skywave wants to buy WVMP and turn it into just another hit playing clone Without the station and the link it provides to their original Life Times the vampires would fade becoming little more than mindless ghosts of the past Suddenly a routine corporate takeover is a matter of life and undeath br br To boost ratings and save the lives of her strange new friends Ciara rebrands the station as WVMP the Lifeblood of Rock n Roll In the ultimate con she hides the DJs vampire nature in plain sight disguising the bloody truth as a marketing gimmick WVMP becomes the hottest thing around next to Ciara s complicated affair with grunge vamp Shane McAllister But the gimmick enrages a posse of ancient and powerful vampires who aren t so eager to be brought into the light Soon the stakes are higher and the perils graver than any con game Ciara s ever played


Hamlet: Performed by the Renaissance Theatre Company in Association with BBC Radio Drama

One of the greatest plays of all time the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father and with his mother s infidelity Hamlet must find a means of reconciling his longing for oblivion with his duty as avenger The ghost Hamlet s feigned madness Ophelia s death and burial the play within a play the closet scene in which Hamlet accuses his mother of complicity in murder and breathtaking swordplay are just some of the elements that make Hamlet an enduring masterpiece of the theater


Darwin's Children (Darwin's Radio #2)

Greg Bear s Nebula Award winning novel i Darwin s Radio i painted a chilling portrait of humankind on the threshold of a radical leap in evolution one that would alter our species forever Now Bear continues his provocative tale of the human race confronted by an uncertain future where survival of the fittest takes on astonishing and controversial new dimensions br br b DARWIN S CHILDREN br br b Eleven years have passed since SHEVA an ancient retrovirus was discovered in human DNA a retrovirus that caused mutations in the human genome and heralded the arrival of a new wave of genetically enhanced humans Now these changed children have reached adolescence and face a world that is outraged about their very existence For these special youths possessed of remarkable advanced traits that mark a major turning point in human development are also ticking time bombs harboring hosts of viruses that could exterminate the old human race br br Fear and hatred of the virus children have made them a persecuted underclass quarantined by the government in special schools targeted by federally sanctioned bounty hunters and demonized by hysterical segments of the population But pockets of resistance have sprung up among those opposed to treating the children like dangerous diseases and who fear the worst if the government s draconian measures are carried to their extreme br br Scientists Kaye Lang and Mitch Rafelson are part of this small but determined minority Once at the forefront of the discovery and study of the SHEVA outbreak they now live as virtual exiles in the Virginia suburbs with their daughter Stella a bright inquisitive virus child who is quickly maturing straining to break free of the protective world her parents have built around her and eager to seek out others of her kind br br But for all their precautions Kaye Mitch and Stella have not slipped below the government s radar The agencies fanatically devoted to segregating and controlling the new breed children monitor their every move watching and waiting for the opportunity to strike the next blow in their escalating war to preserve humankind at any cost br br br i From the Hardcover edition i


The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)

The Fellowship was scattered Some were bracing hopelessly for war against the ancient evil of Sauron Some were contending with the treachery of the wizard Saruman Only Frodo and Sam were left to take the accursed Ring of Power to be destroyed in Mordor the dark Kingdom where Sauron was supreme Their guide was Gollum deceitful and lust filled slave to the corruption of the Ring Thus continues the magnificent bestselling tale of adventure begun in The Fellowship of the Ring which reaches its soul stirring climax in The Return of the King


Macbeth (Classic Radio Theatre)

Shakespeare s famous tragedy describing how a lust for power and the prophecy of three witches transform a brave nobleman into a traitor and murderous tyrant has mesmerised audiences since its first performance over four centuries ago Macbeth s temptation and descent into evil his wife s ruthlessness and subsequent madness and the overarching presence of the supernatural are brilliantly evoked in this BBC Radio archive production from directed by the renowned Richard Eyre Featuring a distinguished cast and specially composed music it brings new depth and excitement to this classic chilling tale of malevolence and terror br br CDs hr mins


The Lord of the Rings #3: The Return of the King (BBC Radio Drama)

A BBC radio full cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien s Lord of the Rings trilogy Brian Sibley s famous adaptation starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern


Lost City Radio

A powerful and searing novel of three lives fractured by a civil war br br For ten years Norma has been the voice of consolation for a people broken by violence She hosts i Lost City Radio i the most popular program in their nameless South American country gripped in the aftermath of war Every week the Indians in the mountains and the poor from the barrios listen as she reads the names of those who have gone missing those whom the furiously expanding city has swallowed Loved ones are reunited and the lost are found Each week she returns to the airwaves while hiding her own personal loss her husband disappeared at the end of the war br br But the life she has become accustomed to is forever changed when a young boy arrives from the jungle and provides a clue to the fate of her long missing husband br br Stunning timely and absolutely mesmerizing i Lost City Radio i probes the deepest questions of war and its meaning from its devastating impact on a society transformed by violence to the emotional scarring each participant observer and survivor carries for years after This tender debut marks Alarc n s emergence as a major new voice in American fiction


How to Win Friends & Influence People (Radio Transcript)

Japanese edition of How to Win Friends amp Influence People Radio Transcript Paperback for the first time since first published in Dale Carnegie s book on communication skill has become the bible for the science and art of communication that leads to a more successful life a best seller each time it was re published Japanese translation by Tanaka Takaki In Japanese Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books Inc Distributed by Tsai Fong Books Inc


Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A Radio Dramatization

The Colonial Radio Theatre pulls out all the stops in this magnificent production of the Charles Dickens classic Christmas story This full cast dramatization features a powerful music score from the magnificent booming opening of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen to the frightening tones of the Ghost of Christmas Future This Colonial Radio Theatre production has been broadcast yearly since on Sirius XM Radio A holiday treat both you and your family will enjoy for years to come


The Chronicles of Narnia: Never Has the Magic Been So Real (Radio Theatre) [Full Cast Drama]

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


Radio On: A Listener's Diary

There are approximately million radios in America For this savvy far reaching diary celebrated journalist and author Sarah Vowell turned hers on and listened closely critically creatively for an entire year br br As a series of impressions and reflections regarding contemporary American culture and as an extended meditation on both our media and our society this keenly focused book is as insightful as it is refreshing br br Throughout i Radio On i Vowell s touch is about as delicate as Teddy Kennedy s after a pitcher of martinis Richard Roeper i Chicago Sun Times i


War and Peace (BBC Radio Presents)

Three Volume Boxed Set br br br i From the Hardcover edition i


Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (BBC Radio Presents)

Source of legend and lyric reference and conjecture i Alice s Adventures in Wonderland i is for most children pure pleasure in prose While adults try to decipher Lewis Carroll s putative use of complex mathematical codes in the text or debate his alleged use of opium young readers simply dive with Alice through the rabbit hole pursuing The dream child moving through a land Of wonders wild and new There they encounter the White Rabbit the Queen of Hearts the Mock Turtle and the Mad Hatter among a multitude of other characters extinct fantastical and commonplace creatures Alice journeys through this Wonderland trying to fathom the meaning of her strange experiences But they turn out to be curiouser and curiouser seemingly without moral or sense p For more than years children have reveled in the delightfully i non i moralistic i non i educational virtues of this classic In fact at every turn Alice s new companions scoff at her traditional education The Mock Turtle for example remarks that he took the regular course in school Reeling Writhing and branches of Arithmetic Ambition Distraction Uglification and Derision Carroll believed John Tenniel s illustrations were as important as his text Naturally Carroll s instincts were good the masterful drawings are inextricably tied to the well loved story All ages i Emilie Coulter i p


The Time Machine

H G Wells classic time travel adventure comes to life in this multi cast adaption of The Time Machine


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Radio Dramatization

Follow the yellow brick road br br Dorothy thinks she s lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog Toto into a magical world To get home she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz On the way she meets the Scarecrow the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion But the Wicked Witch of the West has her own plans for the new arrival will Dorothy ever see Kansas again


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (BBC Radio Drama)

In September of Robert Louis Stevenson then in his mid thirties moved with his family to Bournemouth a resort on the southern coast of England where in the brief span of months he revised i A Child s Garden of Verses i and wrote the novels i Kidnapped i and i The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i br br An intriguing combination of fantasy thriller and moral allegory i Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i depicts the gripping struggle of two opposing personalities one essentially good the other evil for the soul of one man Its tingling suspense and intelligent and sensitive portrayal of man s dual nature reveals Stevenson as a writer of great skill and originality whose power to terrify and move us remains over a century later undiminished