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All Audiobooks new titles

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Enjoy a book on your daily commute, a road trip or while you take a walk. Check out our wide range of audiobooks on CD or ready to download to your device. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Sister mother warrior by Vanessa Riley

Sister mother warrior

Vanessa Riley

Audio CD

"Acclaimed author of Island Queen Vanessa Riley brings readers a vivid, sweeping novel of the Haitian Revolution based on the true-life stories of two extraordinary women: the first Empress of Haiti, Marie-Claire Bonheur, and Gran Toya, a West Africa...

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Toeshoe trouble by Whoopi Goldberg

Toeshoe trouble

Whoopi Goldberg

Audio CD

"Brenda Black prides herself on her logical and orderly mind, but when her spoiled cousin Tiffany visits, Brenda tells a lie and must rely on the help of her Sugar Plum Sisters to help make things right."--Publisher's description.

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The last beekeeper by Pablo Cartaya

The last beekeeper

Pablo Cartaya

Audio CD

"In a future shaken by climate disasters, Yolanda Cicerón knows that nature is something to be feared. From the crops that don’t grow to the terrifying creatures that roam the countryside, Yoly’s life in the Valley is brutal and harsh. She dreams of ...

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My name is a story by 1980- author Ashanti

My name is a story

1980- author Ashanti

Audio CD

"First days aren't easy for a girl with a name like Ashanti. It feels like no one can pronounce it correctly. But with some encouragement from her mom, Ashanti spells her name and learns just how special it is."--Publisher's description.

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Guardians of the future by Max Mason

Guardians of the future

Max Mason

Audio CD

"James Ponti's City Spies meets Stuart Gibbs's Spy School in this fun, action-packed sequel that follows young inventor and secret Illuminati spy Maddie on a thrilling new adventure. Super spies reporting for duty! When Maddie Robinson and her team a...

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Lark and the Wild Hunt by Jennifer (Jennifer Frances) Adam

Lark and the Wild Hunt

Jennifer (Jennifer Frances) Adam

Audio CD

"The Real Boy meets The Girl Who Drank the Moon in this magical middle grade adventure, which takes readers deep into the world of the fae on one brave young girl's quest to save her brother. Never trust a fae. Lark Mairen knows this. In her village,...

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The rise by Shari Low

The rise

Shari Low

Audio CD

Their rise was meteoric. Only a few years before, they had been three friends from Glasgow, trying to survive in a world of danger and dysfunction. Suddenly they were thrust on to the world's biggest stage, accepting an Oscar in front of the watching...

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Making waves at River View Cottage by Jennifer Bohnet

Making waves at River View Cottage

Jennifer Bohnet

Audio CD

Cassie Lewis, a widow for over 20 years has begun to realise there must be more to life. In-between working at the family boatyard in picture perfect Dartmouth and raising two children, she wonders where the years have gone. Both her children, Tom and...

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The lost notebook by Louise (Novelist) author. Douglas

The lost notebook

Louise (Novelist) author. Douglas

Audio CD

A notebook full of secrets, two untimely deaths - something sinister is stirring in the perfect seaside town of Morranez... It's summer and holidaymakers are flocking to the idyllic Brittany coast. But when first an old traveller woman dies in suspic...

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The soldier's daughter by AnneMarie Brear

The soldier's daughter

AnneMarie Brear

Audio CD

Yorkshire 1860. With the heat of their beloved India far behind them, Evie Davenport and her widowed British Army officer father, are starting a new life in England. But Evie is struggling. With her dearest mother gone, Yorkshire with its cold, damp....

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Vendetta by Edie Baylis

Vendetta

Edie Baylis

Audio CD

Once bitter enemies, Samantha Reynold and Seb Stoker's powerful alliance enables their firms and casinos to go from strength to strength. With the families no longer in opposition, it seems that Sam and Seb are untouchable... But not everyone is happy...

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Daggers at the country fair by Catherine Coles

Daggers at the country fair

Catherine Coles

Audio CD

Winteringham Village 1947. As a thank you for her previous brilliant crime solving, amateur sleuth, Martha Miller is guest of honour at the Winteringham Country Fair. However, this time she is looking forward to simply judging dog shows and eating cream...

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Thief by Owen Mullen

Thief

Owen Mullen

Audio CD

Charley Glass arrived in her family's lives like the hurricane she'd escaped. But she hadn't run far enough: the ruthless Giordano family are on her tail and want two things - her life, and the return of the property she stole from them. No matter how...

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Just date and see by Portia MacIntosh

Just date and see

Portia MacIntosh

Audio CD

Billie is looking forward to a quiet, man-free Christmas. It's just a shame her family doesn't feel the same way... With a house full of unexpected (and unwanted) guests, Billie needs to find the perfect escape to get away from the chaos. So when her...

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Someone else's honeymoon by Phoebe MacLeod

Someone else's honeymoon

Phoebe MacLeod

Audio CD

When Charley finds herself suddenly single on Christmas Day it feels like her world has fallen apart. Forced to move back in with her parents, she embarks on a journey of re-invention. When she meets Ed, who is on honeymoon alone after being jilted at...

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Christmas on the Riviera by Jennifer Bohnet

Christmas on the Riviera

Jennifer Bohnet

Audio CD

As a toddler Elodie Jacques was abandoned by her mother and left in the care of her French grandmother, Gabriella in Dartmouth, Devon.Now 24 years old, Elodie struggles to reconcile the deep anger for the mother she has never since seen. When Gabriel...

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Together under a snowy Skye by Lisa J. author. Hobman

Together under a snowy Skye

Lisa J. author. Hobman

Audio CD

After the heartbreak of a secret unrequited love, Millie Treadaway has finally found someone to spend her life with.Harry Rose is handsome, successful and treats her like a princess. That is until Millie presents her fiancé with a surprise birthday gift,...

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The Highland hens by Judy Leigh

The Highland hens

Judy Leigh

Audio CD

In the imposing Glen Carrick House overlooking Scotland's famous Loch Ness, lives eighty-eight-year-old Mimi McKinlay, cared for by her three adult sons. Hamish has inherited his mother's musical talents, Fin is the responsible brother, and Angus has...

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Late night shopping by Carmen Reid

Late night shopping

Carmen Reid

Audio CD

Can she get her life back online? Tired of being underestimated, Annie Valentine is determined to prove to everyone that she can make her life a success. Her job as a personal shopper is brilliant, but she's now intent on setting up a shoe and handbag...

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The split by Amanda Brookfield

The split

Amanda Brookfield

Audio CD

Two decades on from a passionate courtship and marriage, Lucas and Esther are getting divorced. For Esther, it's proving hard not to feel bitter watching Lucas enjoying his successful career, not to mention the attentions of his gorgeous, and predict...

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The lodger by Valerie Keogh

The lodger

Valerie Keogh

Audio CD

She's in your home... Leigh Simons can't say for sure what made her do it. A moment of madness, perhaps, but when the young, loud and gorgeous waitress at her favourite coffee shop reveals she is homeless, Leigh offers her the empty room in her house.In...

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Marriage and mayhem for the Tobacco Girls by Lizzie Lane

Marriage and mayhem for the Tobacco Girls

Lizzie Lane

Audio CD

May 1944Hope and excitement is in the air when news breaks of the allied forces landing in Normandy. D-Day has arrived. However, the day-to-day struggles for the Tobacco Girls continue. Carole Thomas wants her old life back. She is burdened with the guilt...

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Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Project Hail Mary

Andy Weir

Audio CD

"Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission, and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn't know that. He can't even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment...

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The wizards' banquet by Vivian French

The wizards' banquet

Vivian French

Audio CD

"Pippin Potts is a helpful boy, which is exactly what forgetful wizard Abacus Peridot is looking for in an assistant who can help him get to the Wizards' Centenary Banquet, so that he can be the hundredth wizard to arrive and win the golden cup. On t...

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White thinking by Lilian Thuram

White thinking

Lilian Thuram

Audio CD

"What does it mean to be white? Beyond just a skin colour, is it also a way of thinking? If so, how did it come about, and why? In this book, drawing on history, personal experience and activist literature, the former footballer and World Champion Li...

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Arthur by Kevin Crossley-Holland

Arthur

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Audio CD

"Be enthralled by the world of Arthurian legend in this masterful retelling. From King Arthur's childhood to his final battle, the timeless tales of the sword in the stone, the quests of the Knights of the Round Table and the wizardry of Merlin are w...

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The Great Fox illusion by Justyn Edwards

The Great Fox illusion

Justyn Edwards

Audio CD

"Thirteen-year-old Flick Lions has won a place on a new television show, in which young people compete to win the legacy of the Great Fox, one of the world's most famous magicians. But Flick isn't interested in uncovering the Great Fox's tired old magic...

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Maggie Blue and the dark world by Anna Goodall

Maggie Blue and the dark world

Anna Goodall

Audio CD

"Maggie Blue, strongwilled and isolated, sees her enemy from school taken through a window to a parallel world by one of their teachers and determines to follow, whatever the cost. With the help of irascible cat, Hoagy, they discover a world where happiness...

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Where seagulls dare by Anthony Horowitz

Where seagulls dare

Anthony Horowitz

Audio CD

"Private investigators Tim and Nick Diamond haven't had a case for three months and are down to their last cornflake. So when a glamorous woman comes into their office offering them a pile of cash to find her missing father, they think Christmas has come...

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A 1940s childhood by James Marsh

A 1940s childhood

James Marsh

Audio CD

"The 1940s was a time of great challenge for everyone who lived through it. From the hardships and fear of a World War, with Britain's towns and cities were being bombed on an almost nightly basis, to the trauma of being parted from ones parents and sent...

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The 6:20 man by David Baldacci

The 6:20 man

David Baldacci

Audio CD

"Every day without fail, Travis Devine puts on a cheap suit, grabs his faux-leather briefcase, and boards the 6:20 commuter train to Manhattan, where he works as an entry-level analyst at the city's most prestigious investment firm. In the mornings, he...

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Shattered by James Patterson

Shattered

James Patterson

Audio CD

"Nothing could tear Detective Michael Bennett away from his new bride--except the murder of his partner and best friend. NYPD master homicide investigator Michael Bennett and top FBI abduction specialist Emily Parker have a history. Working case after...

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Mr Nice by John (Fiction writer) author. Nicholl

Mr Nice

John (Fiction writer) author. Nicho...

Audio CD

Your worst nightmare is about to come true... When Megan discovers that her young daughter is missing, she thinks that her ex-husband is to blame. But was it someone else entirely? Someone out for revenge? Someone with a grudge? As DI Laura Kesey begins...

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The sisters by John (Fiction writer) author. Nicholl

The sisters

John (Fiction writer) author. Nicho...

Audio CD

Nineteen-year-old Sally is battered and bruised, and lying in the hospital once again. It's nothing new, it's happened before and it'll happen again. But when DI Laura Kesey introduces Sally to a new social worker, she finds hope at a local women's d...

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The other girlfriend by Alex Stone

The other girlfriend

Alex Stone

Audio CD

She loves him... Lizzie Green once loved Tom Murphy with a passion that bordered on obsession. All she wanted was his love to be returned. Then one night something terrible happened and Tom left Lizzie broken hearted. She swore she would never let him...

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An Italian dream by Kate Frost

An Italian dream

Kate Frost

Audio CD

Best friends since childhood, Fern Chambers and Stella Shaw have been through everything together and are at a crossroads in their lives. Carefree Stella has a monumental secret and put upon Fern's happy life is not all it seems.With their 40th birth...

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Welcome to Weaver Street by Chrissie Walsh

Welcome to Weaver Street

Chrissie Walsh

Audio CD

Kitty and Tom Conlon arrive in Liverpool in July 1916 to claim the house Tom's great-uncle has bequeathed him in his will. The move to England couldn't have come at a better time. Dublin is in turmoil following the Easter Uprising and Kitty's brother...

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Finding happiness at Heritage View by Helen J. author. Rolfe

Finding happiness at Heritage View

Helen J. author. Rolfe

Audio CD

Running Heritage View Stables is everything Hazel ever dreamed of. She loves working with the horses and managing the business with her brother. But after a terrible incident, she's not sure whether she'll ever be able to put things back the way they...

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My little brother by Diane Saxon

My little brother

Diane Saxon

Audio CD

It was an ordinary school day, the day I lost my little brother. One moment he was on the roundabout and then was gone. Gone. Missing. They all blamed me. I was in charge. Even though I was only ten years old. They sent me away. The hurt, the shame, ...

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One last day of summer by Shari Low

One last day of summer

Shari Low

Audio CD

As a flight to St Lucia leaves the runway, four passengers meet for the first time. After escaping her controlling husband, Bernadette Manson is taking the first extravagant holiday of her new life. But when her best friend cancels, will she be strong...

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Old friends reunited by Maddie Please

Old friends reunited

Maddie Please

Audio CD

Divorced and on a deadline, bestselling novelist Bea Pinkerton has a serious case of writer's block. With her agent breathing down her neck, Bea will do ANYTHING to avoid writing another word. So an invite to a reunion with her old school friends at ...

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A mother's shame by Rosie Clarke

A mother's shame

Rosie Clarke

Audio CD

Maggie Bailey has not had an easy childhood. Her father, Michael, always too easy with his fists after spending the family's rent money down the pub.Just sixteen, in love and blinded by promises, Maggie sees marriage to handsome Jack as her great esc...

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The waitress by Nina Manning

The waitress

Nina Manning

Audio CD

Nameless. Faceless. Deadly? Waitress Kit Lowman knows that people look down on her and the job she does. But being anonymous offers Kit safety and security and allows her own terrible secrets to remain hidden. And then Kit's luck changes, and she sud...

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New family required by Carmen Reid

New family required

Carmen Reid

Audio CD

Sasha Greenhope has a very lovely life. Her marriage is solid, her only daughter is delightful, and the family business is going full steam ahead. The only blip on the horizon is the upcoming family reunion for her parents' 50th wedding anniversary at...

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The Sandycove Supper Club by Sian (Novelist) author. O'Gorman

The Sandycove Supper Club

Sian (Novelist) author. O'Gorman

Audio CD

Do what you love. Love what you do... After a whirlwind courtship, Roisin Kelly ignored the sceptics and objectors and married aspiring novelist Brody Brady. Fast forward one year and Roisin's honeymoon is well and truly over. Brody has become her re...

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Manatee summer by Evan Griffith

Manatee summer

Evan Griffith

Audio CD

"In this poignant middle grade contemporary debut that New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate calls "by turns heartbreaking and heart-healing," Evan Griffith beautifully captures all the tenderness and uncertainty that come with caring...

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The Hurricanes of Weakerville by Chris Rylander

The Hurricanes of Weakerville

Chris Rylander

Audio CD

"All his life, Alex Weakerman has had one passion: baseball. Specifically, the Hurricanes of Weakerville, Iowa, the scrappy independent-league team owned by his Grandpa Ira. Alex has never been all that great at playing baseball, but he is a big fan and...

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Wolfbane by Michelle Paver

Wolfbane

Michelle Paver

Audio CD

"It is early spring, a turbulent, perilous time of sudden storms, frozen river fractures and drifting ice. Fleeing from a demon intent on devouring his souls, Wolf is swept out to Sea far from the Forest and his pack. The ocean too teems with danger:...

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Paperbark Hill by Maya Linnell

Paperbark Hill

Maya Linnell

Audio CD

"Diana McIntyre and her four boys have had a tough eighteen months but with the love and support of her family, she believes their lives are finally back on track. Diana's dream of starting a flower farm has been the perfect diversion, with an elderly...

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Do her no harm by Naomi Joy

Do her no harm

Naomi Joy

Audio CD

"On the 21st August Tabitha Rice disappeared without a trace. All the signs point to murder, but no signs point to a murderer. The easiest answer is her husband, Rick. But he protests his innocence and there is little proof he is the murderer. Annabella...

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The weird beard by Andrew Hansen

The weird beard

Andrew Hansen

Audio CD

"When twelve-year-old Bab Sharkey finds a magical beard in the Egyptian desert, it attaches itself to his face, making him the Pharaoh and granting him strange powers. Bab also finds the friends he's always needed: a pair of undead animals wrapped in...

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A night of flames by Matthew Harffy

A night of flames

Matthew Harffy

Audio CD

"A wild land. A lethal fanatic. A violent revolt. Northumbria, AD 794. Those who rule the seas, rule the land. None know the truth of this more than the Vikings. To compete with the sea-faring, violent raiders, the king of Northumbria orders the cons...

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The bear's blade by Tim Hodkinson

The bear's blade

Tim Hodkinson

Audio CD

"Although the rightful Jarl of Orkney, Einar is not yet strong enough to overcome his rival, King Eirik. Einar and the Wolf Coats raid the pagan ceremony that will confirm Eirik's power, but due to his injured sword hand, Einar fails to kill Eirik and...

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We can only save ourselves by Alison Wisdom

We can only save ourselves

Alison Wisdom

Audio CD

"Alice Lange's neighbours are proud to know her - a high-achieving student, cheerleader, and all-around good citizen, she's a perfect emblem of their sunny neighbourhood. The night before she's expected to be crowned Homecoming Queen, though, she commits...

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The Goon show compendium. Volume 13  by Spike Milligan

The Goon show compendium. Volume 13

Spike Milligan

Audio CD

This 13th collection turns the clock back to the 1950s and the series' earliest surviving recordings, plus a plethora of bonus features.

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Lost in the mushroom maze by Ben Costa

Lost in the mushroom maze

Ben Costa

Audio CD

"Coop Cooperson lives in the Land of Eem, a fantastical realm where many different species live together and there is always more magic to be discovered by those up to the task. The Dungeoneer Academy trains future explorers with classes like Dungeons...

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The secret detective by James Patterson

The secret detective

James Patterson

Audio CD

"Ali Cross has always looked up to his father, the famous detective Alex Cross. And after helping to solve two big cases, Ali knows he has what it takes to follow in his father's footsteps. Eager to keep solving crimes, Ali and his friends hack into ...

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An island wedding by Jenny Colgan

An island wedding

Jenny Colgan

Audio CD

"On the little Scottish island of Mure, halfway between Scotland and Norway, Flora MacKenzie and her fiancé Joel are planning the smallest of "sweetheart weddings," a high summer celebration surrounded only by those very dearest to them. Not everyone...

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Serpent's Point by Kate Ellis

Serpent's Point

Kate Ellis

Audio CD

Serpent's Point in South Devon is the focus of local legends. The large house on the headland is shrouded in an ancient tale of evil, and when a woman is found strangled on the coastal path nearby, DI Wesley Peterson is called in to investigate. The woman...

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Murder at the Victoria and Albert Museum by Jim Eldridge

Murder at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Jim Eldridge

Audio CD

17th May 1899. Queen Victoria lays the foundation stone on the site of a new museum being built in South Kensington, which she names as The Victoria and Albert Museum. Shortly after, Daniel Wilson and Abigail Fenton are called to the site because the...

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Death of a bookseller by B. J. (Bernard J.) author. Farmer

Death of a bookseller

B. J. (Bernard J.) author. Farmer

Audio CD

An honest policeman, Sergeant Wigan, escorts a drunk man home one night to keep him out of trouble and, seeing his fine book collection, slowly falls into the gentle art of book collecting. Just as the friendship is blossoming, the policeman's book-c...

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Mad, bad and dead by Sherryl Clark

Mad, bad and dead

Sherryl Clark

Audio CD

Already struggling to juggle co-running Candlebark's pub/bistro along with her new childcare responsibilities, the last thing Judi Westerholme needs right now is more stress. Yet, as usual, it arrives in spades: she starts receiving threatening late-...

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A mother's fight by Libby Ashworth

A mother's fight

Libby Ashworth

Audio CD

After her husband Jack is transported to Australia as a convict, Hannah and her children are sent to the workhouse. Hearing nothing from Jack and believing he's dead, Hannah reluctantly agrees to marry widower Ellis Duxbury. But her children must remain...

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Small miracles by Anne (Children's fiction writer) author. Booth

Small miracles

Anne (Children's fiction writer) author....

Audio CD

Three nuns play the lottery to save their failing convent, resulting in a story of friendship, community, faith and love. The 1990s are proving tough for the convent. The order of the Sisters of Saint Philomena is down to its three last nuns. The place...

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Summer people by Julie Cohen

Summer people

Julie Cohen

Audio CD

The last time Vee left the shores of Unity Island, she thought she'd left forever. But this summer, she's returning with her charming husband, Mike. Vee's unexpected arrival, this time as one of the wealthy 'summer people', sets the small island comm...

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The bleeding by Johana Gustawsson

The bleeding

Johana Gustawsson

Audio CD

1899, Belle Époque Paris. Lucienne's two daughters are believed dead when her mansion burns to the ground, but she is certain that her girls are still alive and embarks on a journey into the depths of the spiritualist community to find them. 1949, Po...

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The thief, his wife and the canoe by David Leigh

The thief, his wife and the canoe

David Leigh

Audio CD

Drowning in debt and facing almost certain bankruptcy, John Darwin did the unthinkable - he paddled out to sea in his red canoe and disappeared. After a massive search and rescue operation failed to find his body, he was assumed dead, lost in the bleak...

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The killing hills by Chris Offutt

The killing hills

Chris Offutt

Audio CD

Mick Hardin, a combat veteran now working as an Army CID agent, is home on a leave that is almost done. His wife is about to give birth, but they aren't getting along. His sister, newly risen to sheriff, has just landed her first murder case, and loc...

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The invisible by Peter Papathanasiou

The invisible

Peter Papathanasiou

Audio CD

Burnt out from police work, Detective Sergeant George Manolis flies from Australia to Greece for a holiday. Recently divorced and mourning the death of his father, who emigrated from the turbulent Prespes region, Manolis hopes to reconnect with his roots...

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The arsenic labyrinth by Martin Edwards

The arsenic labyrinth

Martin Edwards

Audio CD

Daniel Kind's relationship with Miranda is on the rocks. After the bright lights of London, Miranda feels isolated in the Lake District and Daniel fears that she will just up and leave. And Miranda wouldn't be the first: ten years ago Emma Bestwick left...

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The affairs of Ashmore Castle by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The affairs of Ashmore Castle

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Audio CD

England, 1903. Giles, the new Earl of Stainton, is struggling to bring his family's estate back to order after the death of his father, and he has little time for his pregnant wife Kitty. She lives in fear of her mother-in-law, who won't give up the reins...

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The Pudding Lane plot by Susanna Gregory

The Pudding Lane plot

Susanna Gregory

Audio CD

As the people and businesses of London are quickly recovering from the ravages of the plague, in Westminster, plans are afoot for a grandiose ball in honour of a long-dead but English-born Pope. Meanwhile, the markets and coffee houses in the city are...

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Happy dreams at Mermaid Cove by Marie Laval

Happy dreams at Mermaid Cove

Marie Laval

Audio CD

When Jenna Palmer agrees to the new position of mobile librarian on the tiny Arrandale peninsular of the Isle of Skye, she knows she's signing up for difficult working conditions and mediocre wages. But Jenna needs to get away, and a little yellow mo...

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Tilly Trotter widowed by Catherine Cookson

Tilly Trotter widowed

Catherine Cookson

Audio CD

Tilly was first a rich man's mistress, then a frontier wife, and now a widow. With her two children, half-blind Willy and her adopted daughter, Josefina, Tilly returns to Highfield Manor, where she'd started her life working as a nursemaid all those years...

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A daughter's war by Emma Hornby

A daughter's war

Emma Hornby

Audio CD

For Renee Rushmore, the arrival of war brings some much-needed freedom. Her father rules the house with an iron fist and, lately, his attentions towards her have turned more sinister. Desperate to escape him, and with men leaving for battle in their ...

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A wartime welcome at Rookery House by Rosie Hendry

A wartime welcome at Rookery House

Rosie Hendry

Audio CD

October 1940. When VAD nurse Evie narrowly escapes being killed in an air raid during the London Blitz, it propels her to make a life-changing decision to break free of her troubled and unhappy life. She escapes to the Norfolk countryside to start afresh,...

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The Timber girls by Rosie Archer

The Timber girls

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

1942. Working in the greengrocers and playing the piano in the pub isn't fulfilling 19-year-old Trixie Smith's idea of helping Britain win the war. One day she sees a poster advertising the Women's Timber Corps and decides to sign up - soon she is on...

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The cast aways of Harewood Hall by Karen Herbert

The cast aways of Harewood Hall

Karen Herbert

Audio CD

Josh is a sweet, well-meaning university student with a big heart. After he impulsively steals two research mice from a campus laboratory, he hides them in the basement of Harewood Hall, a venerable building in the retirement village where he works. The...

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Better the blood by Michael Bennett

Better the blood

Michael Bennett

Audio CD

Hana Westerman is a tenacious Maori detective juggling single motherhood and the pressures of her career in Auckland's Central Investigation Branch. When she's led to a crime scene by a mysterious video, she discovers a man hanging in a secret room. As...

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The island of lost girls by Alex Marwood

The island of lost girls

Alex Marwood

Audio CD

1985. For twelve-year-old Mercedes, La Kastellana is the place she calls home. It is an island untouched by the modern world, with deep-rooted traditions - though that is all about to change with the arrival of multimillionaire Matthew Meade and his ...

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You are here by Eva (Novelist) author. Woods

You are here

Eva (Novelist) author. Woods

Audio CD

It is the morning of Ellie Warren's wedding day and she is hiding under her childhood bed. She cannot shake the feeling that she isn't where she's supposed to be - the marriage, that is - but she can't work out how she ended up here or where exactly she...

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The ink black heart by Robert Galbraith

The ink black heart

Robert Galbraith

Audio CD

When frantic, dishevelled Edie Ledwell appears in the office begging to speak to her, private detective Robin Ellacott doesn't know quite what to make of the situation. The co-creator of a popular cartoon, The Ink Black Heart, Edie is being persecuted...

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The key to my heart by Lia Louis

The key to my heart

Lia Louis

Audio CD

Some people spend their whole lives trying to find the one. But Natalie had found him - and married him. And then Russ died. Two years ago, her whole world was shattered. Still now, she feels like she's trying to piece her broken heart back together,...

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The furies by John Connolly

The furies

John Connolly

Audio CD

The Furies: mythological snake-haired goddesses of vengeance, pursuers of those who have committed unavenged crimes. Now, private investigator Charlie Parker is drawn into a world of modern furies. In The Sisters Strange, the return of the criminal Raum...

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The Potteries girls on the home front by Lynn Johnson

The Potteries girls on the home front

Lynn Johnson

Audio CD

Needing to find a job, Betty Dean is sent into service at Stowford House. The work is gruelling, and her dreams of making something of herself seem further out of reach. When Betty is forced to leave after a scandalous incident, she feels that her life...

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Lights down by Graham Hurley

Lights down

Graham Hurley

Audio CD

Actress Enora Andressen is facing the perfect storm. Her favourite French director, Remy Despret, has lost his touch and is keeping dangerous company. Her agent, Rosa, has been seduced by a kiss-and-tell novel of doubtful provenance. While H, sicker by...

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Dark vector by Graham Brown

Dark vector

Graham Brown

Audio CD

1808, South China Sea. The infamous Chinese Pirate Queen Ching Shih was as powerful as she was feared. When a rogue captain in her fleet dares defy her wishes, devastation awaits - and a ship full of plundered treasure sinks to the depths of history....

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Confidence by Denise Mina

Confidence

Denise Mina

Audio CD

When Lisa Lee, a vulnerable young woman, vanishes from a pretty Scottish seaside town Anna and Fin find themselves at the centre of an internet frenzy to find her. But Lisa may not be the hapless victim her father thinks. She had an unsuccessful YouT...

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All about Evie by Matson Taylor

All about Evie

Matson Taylor

Audio CD

Ten years on from the events of The Miseducation of Evie Epworth, Evie is settled in London and working as a production assistant for the BBC. She has everything she ever dreamed of (a career, a leatherette briefcase, an Ossie Clark poncho) but, following...

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The guest house by Robin Morgan-Bentley

The guest house

Robin Morgan-Bentley

Audio CD

Jamie and Victoria are expecting their first baby. With a few weeks to go, they head off for a final weekend break in a remote part of the North Pennines. The small and peaceful guesthouse is the ideal location to unwind together before becoming parents....

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The final chapter by Jerome Loubry

The final chapter

Jerome Loubry

Audio CD

When little Julie goes missing in summer 1986, David and Samuel share the terrible secret of her disappearance. Thirty years later, David has become a famous author and Samuel his publisher. Both receive identical manuscript chapters telling the story...

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Some particular evil by Vera (Crime fiction writer) author. Morris

Some particular evil

Vera (Crime fiction writer) author....

Audio CD

Laurel Bowman has started a new life as a teacher on the isolated Suffolk coast while she tries to get over the murder of her sister. But it seems she cannot escape from death. When the headmaster's wife is murdered, the detective in charge, idiosyncratic...

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This beating heart by Laura Barnett

This beating heart

Laura Barnett

Audio CD

At 43, Christina Lennox thought her future was settled: marriage to Ed, children, a house of their own. But this is not that future: her marriage has ended, fractured by the stress of five rounds of IVF and two miscarriages. Overwhelmed by grief and....

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The lighthouse bookshop by Sharon Gosling

The lighthouse bookshop

Sharon Gosling

Audio CD

At the heart of a tiny community in a remote village just inland from the Aberdeenshire coast stands an unexpected lighthouse. Built two centuries ago by an eccentric landowner, it has become home to the only bookshop for miles around. Rachel is an incomer...

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The map of leaves by Yarrow Townsend

The map of leaves

Yarrow Townsend

Audio CD

Orla has been on her own since Ma died, living in a woodshed by the river, with only her beloved garden for company. It provides all she needs. But when sickness comes to the land, Governor Atlas decrees that plants are the cause, and must be destroyed....

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The doomfire secret by Annaliese Avery

The doomfire secret

Annaliese Avery

Audio CD

When Paisley Fitzwilliam escapes the clutches of the Dark Dragon, she has just one thing on her mind - getting her brother Dax back from the icy Northern Realms, where he was whisked away by fierce and mysterious dragon riders, the Krigare. With the ...

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Mia and the lightcasters by Janelle McCurdy

Mia and the lightcasters

Janelle McCurdy

Audio CD

Nubis has been plunged into the Darkness by the shadowy Reaper King - a figure children know only through their nightmares. When his minions capture her parents and take over the city, then Mia, her friends and her little brother must travel across t...

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The lost man of Bombay by Vaseem Khan

The lost man of Bombay

Vaseem Khan

Audio CD

Bombay, 1950. When the body of a white man is found frozen in the Himalayan foothills near Dehra Dun, he is christened the Ice Man by the national media. Who is he? How long has he been there? Why was he killed? As Inspector Persis Wadia and Metropol...

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Hope for tomorrow by Caroline Dunford

Hope for tomorrow

Caroline Dunford

Audio CD

It is 1940 and Hope Stapleford is recruited to join the Special Operations Executive. On her way to Scotland, she is pulled from a train and driven to spymaster Fitzroy's stately home. She is his intelligence operative and he wants to send her to a S...

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The fox girl and the white gazelle by Victoria (Children's author) author. Williamson

The fox girl and the white gazelle

Victoria (Children's author) author....

Audio CD

Reema runs to remember the life she left behind in Syria. Caylin runs to find what she's lost. Under the grey Glasgow skies, twelve-year-old refugee Reema is struggling to find her place in a new country and new language. But she isn't the only one f...

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