Audiobooks and Spoken Word Features
Extremis Publishing has partnered with Jeeni, the ethical international streaming audio platform, to provide audiobooks and spoken word features which can be accessed free of charge by listeners. Here you will find a selection of spoken word features, unabridged audiobooks and other exclusive audio material which is being made freely available on Jeeni for our readers.
Extremis Publishing is a partner member of Jeeni, and fully supports its ethical mission. Jeeni is a multi-channel platform for original entertainment on demand - a direct service between creatives and the global audience.
Jeeni gives creatives, independent artists and performers a showcase for their talent and services, and these artists keep 100% of everything they make. Jeeni empowers its audience and rewards them every step of the way, promising to treat their members ethically, fairly, honestly and with respect.
Listeners can subscribe to Jeeni for free by signing up to their membership programme, allowing them to create private playlists and keep all of their favourite tracks in one place.
Our spoken word and audiobook projects have been made possible thanks to a grant which was kindly awarded by Publishing Scotland's Go Digital Fund.
Secrets and Mysteries of the Heart 200 Route by Thomas A. Christie and Julie Christie
Read by Thomas A. Christie
Duration: 85 minutes 44 seconds
Presented complete and unabridged, Secrets and Mysteries of the Heart 200 Route takes an offbeat look at some of the best-hidden secrets of Scotland's famous Heart 200 road trip around Stirlingshire and Perthshire. Read by one of the book's authors, you will discover some fascinating enigmas from just off the beaten track including little-known historical sites and modern-day curiosities. It could be the ideal mobile companion if you're visiting this beautiful part of the country and viewing its attractions for yourself.
The audiobook is presented in 19 conveniently-sized sections. To access it, please start at the following link: https://jeeni.com/track/secrets-and-mysteries-of-the-heart-200-route-chapters-1-2
You can learn more about Secrets and Mysteries of the Heart 200 in our travel and road trips section.
Spoken Word Features
Excerpts from The Sabbatical by James R.A. Herriot
Read by James R.A. Herriot
Duration: 39 minutes 22 seconds
In this entertaining selection from James R.A. Herriot's unique travelogue of world destinations, written during the recent coronavirus pandemic, the author reads from his travel memoirs about time spent in Italy, Northumberland and Australia, as well as explaining the ethos behind his writing. This short sampling of The Sabbatical gives a taste of James's globe-trotting adventures, which are outlined more fully in his book.
This spoken word feature is presented in five individual sections. To access it, please start at the following link: https://jeeni.com/track/test1
You can learn more about The Sabbatical in our travel and road trips section.
Excerpts from The Spectrum of Adventure by Thomas A. Christie
Read by Thomas A. Christie
Duration: 64 minutes 7 seconds
The Spectrum of Adventure is a guide to some of the most iconic interactive fiction titles to appear on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum microcomputer throughout the 1980s. In this series of excerpts, the author describes a selection of some of the most influential text adventure titles from the golden age of British gaming, including software which was released by industry titans of the time such as Melbourne House, Level 9 Computing, CRL Group and Magnetic Scrolls.
This spoken word feature is presented in seven individual sections. To access it, please start at the following link: https://jeeni.com/track/excerpts-from-the-spectrum-of-adventure-part-1-by-thomas-a-christie
You can learn more about The Spectrum of Adventure in our popular culture and media section.