Auckland Libraries: All Audiobooks new titles

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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The Athena protocol by Shamim Sarif

The Athena protocol

Shamim Sarif

Audio CD

"Jessie Archer is a member of the Athena Protocol, an elite organization of female spies who enact vigilante justice around the world. Athena operatives are never supposed to shoot to kill--so when Jessie can't stop herself from pulling the trigger, she...

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Now entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia

Now entering Addamsville

Francesca Zappia

Audio CD

"When Zora Novak is framed for a crime she didn't commit, she must track down the true culprit and clear her name before it's too late. But in a small town obsessed with ghosts, getting people to believe the truth might prove to be impossible. 'Stranger...

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The end and other beginnings by Veronica Roth

The end and other beginnings

Veronica Roth

Audio CD

"No world is like the other. Within this masterful collection, each setting is more strange and wonderful than the last, brimming with new technologies and beings. And yet, for all the advances in these futuristic lands, the people still must confront...

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Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all by Laura Ruby

Thirteen doorways, wolves behind them all

Laura Ruby

Audio CD

"When Frankie's mother died and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicago, it was supposed to be only temporary, just long enough for him to get back on his feet and be able to provide for them once again. That's why she is not ...

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Maleficent

Maleficent

Audio CD

"This sequel explores the complex relationship between the horned fairy and Princess Aurora, as they face new threats to the magical land of the Fair Folk."--Container.

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The library of lost things by Laura Taylor Namey

The library of lost things

Laura Taylor Namey

Audio CD

"From the moment she first learned to read, literary genius Darcy Wells has spent most of her time living in the worlds of her books. There, she can avoid the crushing reality of her mother’s hoarding and pretend her life is simply ordinary. But when...

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Live a little by Madeleine Reiss

Live a little

Madeleine Reiss

Audio CD

Lottie has always followed the rules. Her life is comfortable and she is - finally, finally - marrying her long-term, sensible boyfriend Dean. Tina is carefree, wild and, maybe, just a little bit careless. She doesn't understand Lottie's obsession wi...

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Deep down dead\h[compact disc]  by Steph Broadribb

Deep down dead\h[compact disc]

Steph Broadribb

Audio CD

Lori Anderson is as tough as they come, managing to keep her career as a fearless Florida bounty hunter separate from her role as single mother to nine-year-old Dakota, who suffers from leukaemia. But when the hospital bills start to rack up, she has...

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The nightjar by Deborah Hewitt

The nightjar

Deborah Hewitt

Audio CD

To achieve the incredible she must attempt the impossible. All her life, Alice has been haunted by visions of birds. But when the mysterious Crowley appears at Alice's door, he reveals she's been seeing nightjars - the miraculous birds which guard our...

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Nottingham by Nathan Makaryk

Nottingham

Nathan Makaryk

Audio CD

No king. No rules. England, 1191. King Richard is half a world away, fighting for God and his own ambition. Back home, his country languishes, bankrupt and on the verge of anarchy. People with power are running unchecked. People without are growing angry....

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The guardians by John Grisham

The guardians

John Grisham

Audio CD

"22 years ago Quincy Miller was sentenced to life without parole. He was accused of killing Keith Russo, a lawyer in a small Florida town. But there were no reliable witnesses and little motive. Just the fact that Russo had botched Quincy's divorce case,...

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The body by Bill Bryson

The body

Bill Bryson

Audio CD

"'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore...

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The bronze bow by Elizabeth George Speare

The bronze bow

Elizabeth George Speare

Audio CD

"When the Romans brutally kill Daniel bar Jamin's father, the young Palestinian searches for a leader to drive them out, but comes to realize that love may be a more powerful weapon than hate."--Provided by publisher.

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Bad Bella by Ali Standish

Bad Bella

Ali Standish

Audio CD

"Bella is the very best dog a family could ask for. Only her family, the McBrides, don't see it that way. Ever since Mrs. McBride's belly started growing, they don't seem to appreciate the way Bella cleans the crumbs from the kitchen floor or how she's...

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Crowfeather's trial by Erin Hunter

Crowfeather's trial

Erin Hunter

Audio CD

"In this Super Edition, set just after the events of Omen of the Stars, WindClan warrior Crowfeather must conquer the ghosts of his past to make way for his Clan's future. When a terrible threat rises within WindClan's territory, it heightens tensions...

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Beat the clock by Herman Parish

Beat the clock

Herman Parish

Audio CD

"In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Amelia Bedelia's school, the whole town throws a party and a secret time capsule that was buried an entire century before will finally be dug up and opened."--Provided by publisher.

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Bernard Pepperlin by Cara Hoffman

Bernard Pepperlin

Cara Hoffman

Audio CD

"The drowsy Dormouse named Bernard Pepperlin of Lewis Carroll's Wonderland has been trapped in time subjected to an endless tea party with the Mad Hatter and others. One day a girl in a blue dress crashes the Hatter's tea party, the Dormouse feels more...

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Squirrelflight's hope by Erin Hunter

Squirrelflight's hope

Erin Hunter

Audio CD

"Though the Clans are settled into equally divided territories, tensions are rising over the new borders, and when a group of rogue cats move in just beyond Clan boundaries, Squirrelflight is caught between her conscience and her duty to her Clan."--...

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A dog's promise by W. Bruce Cameron

A dog's promise

W. Bruce Cameron

Audio CD

Sometimes, only a dog's love can heal a family. A Dog'' Promise is the heart-warming and uplifting story about a dog who helps a family that are on the verge of breaking apart. Bailey knows one thing for sure: all dogs who offer unconditional love, just...

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He will find you by Charlie Gallagher

He will find you

Charlie Gallagher

Audio CD

Early Sunday morning, a rainy city centre. A ten-year-old-boy steps out in front of traffic. He is dazed, confused and barefoot. He is covered in blood. It's not his. Detective Maddie Ives is called out and finds the boy backed up against a shop front....

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I see you by Mary Burton

I see you

Mary Burton

Audio CD

FBI special agent Zoe Spencer uses skeletal remains to recreate the faces of murder victims through sculpture. Though highly scientific, the process is also sensitive and intimate; she becomes attached to the individuals she identifies, desperate to ...

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The crowd and the cosmos by Chris Lintott

The crowd and the cosmos

Chris Lintott

Audio CD

The world of science has been transformed. Where once astronomers sat at the controls of giant telescopes in remote locations, praying for clear skies, now they have no need to budge from their desks, as data arrives in their inbox. It's not just ast...

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Blood in the water by Jack Flynn

Blood in the water

Jack Flynn

Audio CD

Homeland Security agent, Kit Steel, is committed to avenge terrorism. And she's after the blood of her nemesis, one of the world's most ruthless and dangerous criminals, Vincente Carpio. He has the blood of her husband and young son on his hands, and...

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The positive psychology of synchronicity by Chris Mackey

The positive psychology of synchronicity

Chris Mackey

Audio CD

Synchronicity: the phenomenon of experiencing a striking and meaningful coincidence that connects our inner and outer worlds. Synchronicity can act as a guide along our life path, helping us through challenging times, restoring self-belief and awakening...

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Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints by Paula Brackston

Gretel and the case of the missing frog prints

Paula Brackston

Audio CD

Bavaria, 1776. When Albrecht Durer the Much Much Younger's Frog Prints go missing, he knows exactly where to turn for help. Gretel (yes, that Gretel), now 35 and still living with her gluttonous brother Hans, is the country's most famous private inve...

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The last paradise by Di Morrissey

The last paradise

Di Morrissey

Audio CD

Grace has the perfect life: a job she loves, a beautiful daughter and a rich, successful husband. But one night, when their world falls apart in a shocking disaster, Grace suddenly sees what she couldn't admit, her marriage and her husband are a fraud....

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The river capture by Mary Costello

The river capture

Mary Costello

Audio CD

"Luke O'Brien has left Dublin to live a quiet life on his family land on the bend of the River Sullane. Alone in his big house, he longs for a return to his family's heyday and turns to books for solace. One morning a young woman arrives at his door and...

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The inheritance of Solomon Farthing by Mary Paulson-Ellis

The inheritance of Solomon Farthing

Mary Paulson-Ellis

Audio CD

"Solomon knew that he had one advantage. A pawn ticket belonging to a dead man tucked into his top pocket - the only clue to the truth . . . An old soldier dies alone in his Edinburgh nursing home. No known relatives, and no Will to enact. Just a pawn...

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Warrior of the Altaii by Robert Jordan

Warrior of the Altaii

Robert Jordan

Audio CD

Draw near and listen, or else time is at an end. The watering holes of the Plain are drying up, the fearsome fanghorn grow more numerous, and bad omens abound. Wulfgar, a leader of the Altaii people, must contend with twin queens, warlords, prophets and...

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Ripple effect by L. T. Ryan

Ripple effect

L. T. Ryan

Audio CD

One shot. One Kill. A simple plan. A simple operation. It doesn't take much to throw off the assassination of a corrupt U.S. Senator in a foreign country. Not once the cartel gets involved. Can Riley 'Bear' Logan and Jack Noble fight through the waves...

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Akin by Emma Donoghue

Akin

Emma Donoghue

Audio CD

A retired New York professor's life is thrown into chaos when he takes his great-nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother's wartime secrets. Noah is only days away from his first trip back to Nice since he was a child when a...

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Cilka's journey by Heather (Screenwriter) Morris

Cilka's journey

Heather (Screenwriter) Morris

Audio CD

Her beauty saved her life and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from...

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Khaki Town by Judy Nunn

Khaki Town

Judy Nunn

Audio CD

"'It seems to have happened overnight, Val thought . How extraordinary. We've become a khaki town."' It's March 1942. Singapore has fallen. Darwin has been bombed. Australia is on the brink of being invaded by the Imperial Japanese Forces. And Val Ca...

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Burnt island by Kate Rhodes

Burnt island

Kate Rhodes

Audio CD

As the tiny community of St Agnes prepares for their annual Fifth-of-November festivities, they are shocked to discover a charred body on the bonfire... With a killer at large, Ben Kitto, the Scilly Isles Deputy Chief of Police, forbids the residents...

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One Christmas night by Hayley Webster

One Christmas night

Hayley Webster

Audio CD

Oracle Street, Norwich, has been labelled by the press 'The worst place to live in Norfolk this Christmas' and morale is low. Presents have been going missing from residents' homes, and the rumours are that it's one of their own who's stolen them... You...

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Letters to my daughters by Emma Hannigan

Letters to my daughters

Emma Hannigan

Audio CD

The three Brady sisters have always been closer to their nanny May than to their own mother. May thought of them as her daughters, so when she dies suddenly, the sisters are devastated - especially when they learn that May's final letters to them, words...

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The truth by Peter James

The truth

Peter James

Audio CD

Happily married Susan and John Carter have the perfect life but for one thing - they are on the brink of financial disaster. Then the mysterious Mr Sarotzini steps in, offering to save their home and business. His price - Susan must be the surrogate mother...

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Snowed in at the Practice by Penny (Novelist) author. Parkes

Snowed in at the Practice

Penny (Novelist) author. Parkes

Audio CD

Dr Holly Graham is finding life with two sets of twins exhausting, even with husband Dr Taffy Jones and devoted friend Elsie by her side. A regular slot as Radio Larkford's on-air doctor might help her transition back to work - but then an unexpected...

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The wedding on Mistletoe Island by Sophie Pembroke

The wedding on Mistletoe Island

Sophie Pembroke

Audio CD

One week before Fliss's wedding and all her old friends are back on Mistletoe Island to celebrate... Fliss cannot wait to get married, but now she's finally ready for her future, is her past getting in the way? Ten years ago, Lara broke Jon's heart. ...

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The woman who spoke to spirits by Alys Clare

The woman who spoke to spirits

Alys Clare

Audio CD

London, 1880. When accounts clerk Ernest Stibbins approaches the World's End investigation bureau with wild claims that his wife Albertina has been warned by her spirit guides that someone is out to harm her, the bureau's owner Lily Raynor and her new...

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Girls on the Home Front by Annie Clarke

Girls on the Home Front

Annie Clarke

Audio CD

August 1941: As war sweeps across Britain and millions of men enlist, women must fight the battle on the home front. Fran always thought she would marry her childhood sweetheart and live in Massingham, the beloved pit village she has always called home....

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Bad seed by Jessica Eames

Bad seed

Jessica Eames

Audio CD

Sarah is haunted by her dad's death, consumed by grief and the memories of a cruel day that changed her life forever. Her only hope of moving on is to find out the truth of what happened, and make sure the guilty are brought to justice. For Nicola, the...

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Under occupation by Alan Furst

Under occupation

Alan Furst

Audio CD

Occupied Paris in 1942, a city now ruled by the German security services, where French resistance networks are working secretly to defeat Hitler. Just before he dies, a man being chased by the Gestapo hands Paul Ricard a strange-looking drawing. It looks...

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Frost by Holly Webb

Frost

Holly Webb

Audio CD

The neighbours all complain about the foxes, but Cassie thinks they're beautiful. Her favourite is a small fox with a white tail-tip, who she names Frost. One night she catches sight of him out in the snow, looking cold and thin, and decides to sneak...

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Things can only get better by David Barnett

Things can only get better

David Barnett

Audio CD

For elderly churchwarden Arthur Calderbank, there's no place like home. His home just happens to be a graveyard. He keeps himself to himself, gets on with his job, and visits his wife every day for a chat. When one day he finds someone else has been to...

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Molly and me by Colin Butcher

Molly and me

Colin Butcher

Audio CD

When ex-policeman Colin Butcher set up a detective agency to search for lost and stolen pets, he quickly realised he needed a partner. Enter Molly, a cocker spaniel he spotted on a rescue website. Clever and charismatic, she melted Colin's heart and the...

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Little dolphin rescue by Rachel Delahaye

Little dolphin rescue

Rachel Delahaye

Audio CD

Fliss loves animals and will do anything to save them! Join her on her adventures to save wild animals in danger. A swimming lesson takes an exciting turn when Fliss is magically whisked away to the Indian Ocean! There she finds a young dolphin in trouble...

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The fire maker by Guy (Children's story writer) author. Jones

The fire maker

Guy (Children's story writer) author....

Audio CD

Alex loves magic tricks - and he's good at them, too. But when he stumbles into eccentric Mr Olmos's back garden, he sees a kind of magic he can't explain: three tiny flames floating in the air. Soon, Alex and Mr Olmos are swept up in a great adventure...

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Spy Toys undercover by Mark (Children's story writer) author. Powers

Spy Toys undercover

Mark (Children's story writer) author....

Audio CD

When the world's most famous chocolate factory disappears, it is up to the Spy Toys to find out the truth - and fast! If the chocolate runs out, there could be riots from children everywhere! The Spy Toys are sent undercover into a school where they need...

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A Christmas wish for the Land Girls by Jenny Holmes

A Christmas wish for the Land Girls

Jenny Holmes

Audio CD

Winter, 1942. Brenda and Joyce are just two of the girls who have joined the Women's Land Army and are doing their bit for the war effort. But after months working on farms in the Yorkshire Dales, they're looking for a fresh challenge. Despite the bitter...

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Christmas with the shipyard girls by Nancy Revell

Christmas with the shipyard girls

Nancy Revell

Audio CD

Sunderland, 1942: Christmas is fast approaching. Against all odds, Polly's fiance has finally returned home from the front line. She might get the winter wedding she's always dreamed of. Meanwhile shipyard manager Helen is determined to move on after...

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We'll meet again by Rosie Archer

We'll meet again

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

Gosport, 1941. The Bluebird Girls - Rainey Bird, Bea Herron and Ivy Sparrow - are on their way to stardom. From working men's clubs to the glamour of the Savoy Hotel, fame and fortune beckon as the south coast's favourite singing trio work their way into...

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Blackpool's angel by Maggie Mason

Blackpool's angel

Maggie Mason

Audio CD

Tilly has come a long way from the run-down tenements in which she grew up. She has a comfortable home, a loving husband, two beautiful girls - and she earns a little money weaving wicker baskets. Life is good. Until the day Tilly finds a policeman standing...

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A wing and a prayer by Margaret Thornton

A wing and a prayer

Margaret Thornton

Audio CD

1990, Blackpool. Thirty-three-year-old Helen Burnside is shocked when she learns that her beloved Great Aunt Alice has died of a sudden heart attack, and even more surprised when she is bequeathed her Yorkshire cottage. Although they were close, Alice...

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Turbulent wake by Paul E. author. Hardisty

Turbulent wake

Paul E. author. Hardisty

Audio CD

Ethan Scofield returns to the place of his birth to bury his father. Hidden in one of the upstairs rooms of the old man's house, he finds a strange manuscript, a collection of stories that seems to cover the whole of his father's turbulent life. As his...

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The Fell by Robert Jenkins

The Fell

Robert Jenkins

Audio CD

In an unspecified time and location, an unnamed boy is living what he feels to be an idyllic life in the faded and peeling lido where his father is a lifeguard. He idolises his father - never more so than when he saves the life of a suicidal man. The...

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Searching for Sylvia by Joanna Stephen-Ward

Searching for Sylvia

Joanna Stephen-Ward

Audio CD

Tordorrach has been on sale for over four years. The 70,000 acres of Australian outback are drought-stricken, the homestead derelict, and owner Seamus and his long-suffering wife living in poverty. Begrudgingly, Seamus is forced to accept an offer from...

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Ha'penny schemes by Gemma Jackson

Ha'penny schemes

Gemma Jackson

Audio CD

In 1920's inner city Dublin Tenements, Ivy Rose Murphy struggles to survive in the harsh poverty-stricken environment she was born into. She is trying to adapt to her new role as a married woman. There are those jealous of the improvements she has managed...

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The oracle by Clive Cussler

The oracle

Clive Cussler

Audio CD

533 AD. The last Vandal ruler consults an ancient oracle on how to defeat the invading Byzantine army. It tells the king that a high priestess cast a curse after a sacred scroll was stolen, and to lift the curse, the scroll must be returned to its ri...

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Violet by S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) author. Holliday

Violet

S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) author....

Audio CD

Carrie's best friend has an accident and can no longer make the round-the-world trip they'd planned together, so Carrie decides to go it alone. Violet is also travelling alone, after splitting up with her boyfriend in Thailand. She is desperate for a...

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Where rainbows end by AnneMarie Brear

Where rainbows end

AnneMarie Brear

Audio CD

It's 1850, and the Noble family have travelled to the other side of the world to start a new life after scandal drove them from their native England. Pippa Noble is determined to reclaim their honour by making her father's plan for an outback farm a ...

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A quiet death in Italy by Tom Benjamin

A quiet death in Italy

Tom Benjamin

Audio CD

When the bloated body of a leading anarchist is discovered floating in one of Bologna's hidden canals following a police raid, it seems that most of the city is pointing the finger in the direction of the police. But when private investigator Daniel ...

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And in the end  by Ken McNab

And in the end

Ken McNab

Audio CD

This is the story of the last acrimonious days of The Beatles, a final chapter reconstructing for the first time the seismic events of 1969, the year that saw the band reach new highs of musical creativity and new lows of internal strife. Two years a...

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Mistletoe on 34th Street by Lisa Dickenson

Mistletoe on 34th Street

Lisa Dickenson

Audio CD

Olivia has never experienced a snow-covered, "traditional" Christmas before. Having grown up in a family that chose winter sun over decking the halls, she's not sure what all the fuss is about. So when she and her colleagues are stranded in New York after...

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Fire queen by Joanna (Novelist) author. Courtney

Fire queen

Joanna (Novelist) author. Courtney

Audio CD

The world knows Ophelia as Hamlet's troubled lover; but behind Shakespeare's tragedy stands a real woman: this is her story...--Summary from CD jacket.

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Launch code by Michael Ridpath

Launch code

Michael Ridpath

Audio CD

November 1983: Three hundred feet beneath the Atlantic, submarine Lieutenant Bill Guth and his fellow officers suddenly receive the order they've long-dreaded - to launch their nuclear missiles in a retaliatory strike against the USSR. But in the une...

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When darkness calls by Mark Griffin

When darkness calls

Mark Griffin

Audio CD

Holly Wakefield works for the NHS as a criminal psychologist specialising in serial killers. She has particular reason to be good at her job - but she keeps that to herself. When DI Bishop from the Met Police approaches Holly to investigate a recent ...

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The black earth by Philip Kazan

The black earth

Philip Kazan

Audio CD

1922. When the Turkish Army occupies Smyrna, Zoe Haggitiris escapes with her family, only to lose everything. Alone in a sea of desperate strangers, her life is touched, for a moment, by a young English boy, Tom Collyer, also lost, before the compassion...

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Folly by M. C. author. Beaton

Folly

M. C. author. Beaton

Audio CD

The haughty Beverley family is obsessed with regaining Mannerling, the exquisite 17th-century mansion gambled away by their now-deceased father, Sir Beverley. Three of the six Beverley daughters have failed to win back their ancestral estate - settling...

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Red bones by Ann Cleeves

Red bones

Ann Cleeves

Audio CD

When an elderly woman is shot in what appears to be a tragic accident, Shetland detective Jimmy Perez is called to investigate the mystery. The sparse landscape and the emptiness of the sea have bred a fierce and secretive people. As Jimmy looks to t...

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Remember me by Amy McLellan

Remember me

Amy McLellan

Audio CD

Last night my sister was murdered. The police think I killed her. I was there. I watched the knife go in. I saw the man who did it. And heard him laugh when he said he'd never be caught. Because he knows I have prosopagnosia -? I can't recognise faces....

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Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead by Karen Lee Street

Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead

Karen Lee Street

Audio CD

Dupin needs Poe's help solving a deadly crime. Poe agrees and soon becomes enmeshed in Dupin's quest to bring down the man who single-handedly ruined his family. This rival now wishes destruction upon Poe's head too. Caught in a deadly cat-and-mouse ...

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Connections in death by J. D. Robb

Connections in death

J. D. Robb

Audio CD

Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her husband Roarke are building a brand-new school and youth shelter, hoping to nudge kids away from dangerous paths. When Lyle Pickering, recovering drug addict and the brother of their newly appointed child psychologist Rochelle,...

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The death sculptor by Chris Carter

The death sculptor

Chris Carter

Audio CD

A student nurse has the shock of her life when she discovers her terminally ill patient brutally murdered in his bed. What most shocks Detective Robert Hunter of the Los Angeles Robbery Homicide Division is the calling card the killer left behind. Hu...

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Stolen by Roberta Kray

Stolen

Roberta Kray

Audio CD

Lolly Bruce is back in London's East End. Her guardian Mal Fury is doing time, so Lolly is working on the wrong side of the law to get by. Then one day the Old Bill turn up. Mal is on the run, but why when he has only months left to serve? Lolly is c...

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The story of classic crime in 100 books by Martin Edwards

The story of classic crime in 100 books

Martin Edwards

Audio CD

The main aim of detective stories is to entertain, but the best cast a light on human behaviour, and display both literary ambition and accomplishment. Even unpretentious detective stories, written for unashamedly commercial reasons, can give us clues...

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Christmas at Black Cherry Retreat by Angela Britnell

Christmas at Black Cherry Retreat

Angela Britnell

Audio CD

When Fee Winter books a winter break at the remote Black Cherry Retreat in the small town of Pine Ridge, Tennessee, it's with the idea that the peace and quiet will help her recuperate from her hectic life as a photographer. But what she didn't bank on...

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Homecomings by Marcia Willett

Homecomings

Marcia Willett

Audio CD

At the end of the row of fishermen's cottages by the harbour's edge, stands an old granite house. First it belonged to Ned's parents; then Ned dropped anchor here after a life at sea and called it home. His nephew Hugo moved in too, swapping London for...

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Murder by the Minster by Helen (Helen R.) author. Cox

Murder by the Minster

Helen (Helen R.) author. Cox

Audio CD

It's a perfectly normal day for Kitt Hartley at her job at the University of the Vale of York library, until Detective Inspector Halloran arrives at her desk to tell her that her best friend, Evie Bowes, is under suspicion of murder. Evie's ex-boyfriend...

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Fear on the Phantom Special by Edward Marston

Fear on the Phantom Special

Edward Marston

Audio CD

Halloween 1861. A special train with two carriages steams across the Lake District at night on its way to a place notorious for its record of supernatural incidents. Lighting inside the carriages is poor and without warning, the lamp goes out in the ...

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A testament to murder by Vivian Conroy

A testament to murder

Vivian Conroy

Audio CD

At the lush Villa Calypso on the French Riviera, a dying billionaire launches a devious plan: at midnight each day he appoints a new heir to his vast fortune. If he dies within 24 hours, that person takes it all. If not, their chance is gone forever....

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The Christmas egg by Mary Kelly

The Christmas egg

Mary Kelly

Audio CD

In a gloomy flat off Islington High Street, Chief Inspector Brett Nightingale and Sergeant Beddoes find an old woman dead. The Princess Olga Karukhin, who fled from Russia at the time of the Revolution, has lived in terror of being discovered ever si...

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A Christmas romance by Betty Neels

A Christmas romance

Betty Neels

Audio CD

When orphan Theodosia's only remaining family lock her out of their seasonal celebrations, she thinks she'll be spending Christmas alone in her bedsit - until she meets physician Hugo Bentinck. But Hugo may be waiting a while for Theodosia to admit her...

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Smouldering fire by D. E. (Dorothy Emily) Stevenson

Smouldering fire

D. E. (Dorothy Emily) Stevenson

Audio CD

Despite his passionate love for Ardfalloch, Iain has been driven to let his home and estate to Mr Hetherington Smith, a wealthy London businessman, and his kindly wife (who was, truth be told, happier when they were poor.) MacAslan stays on in a cottage...

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A kiss and a promise by Katie Flynn

A kiss and a promise

Katie Flynn

Audio CD

Sometimes hope is all you need. Liverpool, 1917. When Irish seaman Michael Gallagher docks in Liverpool after years of fighting with the British Navy, he never expects to fall in love. But the moment he glimpses Stella Bennett, all thoughts of returning...

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Blood will out by David Donachie

Blood will out

David Donachie

Audio CD

1787. Captain Edward Brazier is wounded and in desperate need of medical attention, but those from whom he could seek help have no idea where he is - although neither do his enemies. With his beloved Betsey currently imprisoned by her brother Henry, who...

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Pearl of Pit Lane by Glenda Young

Pearl of Pit Lane

Glenda Young

Audio CD

When her mother dies in childbirth, Pearl Edwards is left in the care of her aunt, Annie Grafton. Annie loves Pearl like her own daughter but it isn't easy to keep a roof over their heads. Annie knows the best way to supplement their meagre income is...

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Swallow's dance by Wendy Orr

Swallow's dance

Wendy Orr

Audio CD

The noise throws us from our beds. It's too huge to be heard; it bombards us. It's the sound of the end of the world. Leira is starting her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home in pieces....

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Station Jim by Louis De Bernières

Station Jim

Louis De Bernières

Audio CD

One day in autumn, in the days when all the trains were driven by steam, a railway guard found something abandoned on a train. Mr Ginger Leghorn is used to collecting up umbrellas and other lost property but he's never found an abandoned puppy on his...

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The comforts of home by Susan Hill

The comforts of home

Susan Hill

Audio CD

DC Simon Serrailler's last, devastating case was nearly the death of him and left him confronting a new reality. Recovering on a remote Scottish island, his peace doesn't last long. He is pulled in to a murder inquiry by the overstretched local police....

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Twas the nightshift before Christmas by Adam Kay

Twas the nightshift before Christmas

Adam Kay

Audio CD

A surgical-stocking-filler from the author of record-breaking million copy bestseller This Is Going To Hurt. Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat ... but 1.4 million NHS workers are heading off to work. This is a perfect audiobook for anyone...

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The secret of Cold Hill by Peter James

The secret of Cold Hill

Peter James

Audio CD

Cold Hill House has been razed to the ground by fire, replaced with a development of ultra-modern homes. Gone with the flames are the violent memories of the house's history, and a new era has begun. Although much of Cold Hill Park is still a constru...

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The dirty dozen by Lynda author. La Plante

The dirty dozen

Lynda author. La Plante

Audio CD

April 1980 and Jane is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'. Based at Rigg Approach in East London, they investigate armed robberies on banks, cash in transit and other business p...

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