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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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Lawyer X by Anthony Dowsley

Lawyer X

Anthony Dowsley

Audio CD

Melbourne's Gangland War was an era dominated by murders, stings, hits, drug busts, corruption and greed - inspiring bestselling books and even a popular TV series. It took the police a decade to bring down criminal kingpins Carl Williams and Tony Mokbel...

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Dearly by Margaret Atwood

Dearly

Margaret Atwood

Audio CD

The collection of a lifetime from the bestselling novelist and poet. By turns moving, playful and wise, the poems gathered in Dearly are about absences and endings, ageing and retrospection, but also about gifts and renewals. They explore bodies and minds...

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The Sicilian method by Andrea Camilleri

The Sicilian method

Andrea Camilleri

Music CD

Mimi Augello is visiting his lover when the woman's husband unexpectedly returns to the apartment. Hurriedly, he climbs out the window and into the downstairs apartment, but from one danger to another. In the dark he sees a body lying on the bed. Sho...

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Stories of hope by Heather Morris

Stories of hope

Heather Morris

Audio CD

'Stories are what connect us, and remind us that hope is always possible.' In Stories of Hope, Heather Morris, author of the internationally bestselling novels The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's Journey, takes us on an inspirational voyage through...

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City of spies by Mara Timon

City of spies

Mara Timon

Audio CD

Lisbon, 1943. When her cover is blown, SOE agent Elisabeth de Mornay flees Paris. Pursued by the Gestapo, she makes her way to neutral Lisbon, where Europe's elite rub shoulders with diplomats, businessmen, smugglers and spies. There she receives new...

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Peaky Blinders by Carl Chinn

Peaky Blinders

Carl Chinn

Audio CD

The Peaky Blinders as we know them, thanks to the hit TV series, are infused with drama and dread. Fashionably dressed, the charismatic but deeply flawed Shelby family have become cult anti-heroes. Well-known social historian, broadcaster and author,...

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The shadow by Melanie Raabe

The shadow

Melanie Raabe

Audio CD

On February 11 you will kill a man called Arthur Grimm. Of your own free will. And for a good reason. Norah has just moved from Berlin to Vienna in order to leave her old life behind her for good when a homeless woman spits these words at her. Norah ...

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Mr Cadmus by Peter Ackroyd

Mr Cadmus

Peter Ackroyd

Audio CD

Two apparently harmless women reside in cottages one building apart in the idyllic English village of Little Camborne. Miss Finch and Miss Swallow, cousins, have put their pasts behind them and settled into conventional country life. But when a myste...

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I follow you  by Peter James

I follow you

Peter James

Audio CD

TTo the outside world, suave, charming and confident doctor Marcus Valentine has it all. A loving wife, three kids, a great job. But there's always been something missing - or rather, someone. Driving to work one morning, his mind elsewhere and not on...

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Mumlife by Louise Pentland

Mumlife

Louise Pentland

Audio CD

MumLife; noun: the inescapable swirling vortex of love, guilt, joy, annoyance, laughter and boredom that makes up the life of a mum. Louise Pentland has been through a lot. From a traumatic birth with her first daughter, to single motherhood, to finding...

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The coast-to-coast murders by James Patterson

The coast-to-coast murders

James Patterson

Audio CD

Michael and Megan Fitzgerald are siblings who share a terrifying past. Both adopted, and now grown - Michael is a long-haul truck driver, Megan a college student majoring in psychology - they trust each other before anyone else. They've had to. When a...

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The zookeeper's war by Steven Conte

The zookeeper's war

Steven Conte

Audio CD

A story of passion and sacrifice in a city battered by war ... It is 1943 and each night in a bomb shelter beneath the Berlin Zoo an Australian woman, Vera, shelters with her German husband, Axel, the zoo's director. Together, they struggle to look after...

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Shackleton's epic by Tim Jarvis

Shackleton's epic

Tim Jarvis

Audio CD

Sir Edmund Hilary called it the greatest survival story of all time. In 1916, just months into Ernest Shackleton's third expedition to the South Pole, his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in pack ice and sank. With winter setting in and supplies r...

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The living sea of waking dreams by Richard Flanagan

The living sea of waking dreams

Richard Flanagan

Audio CD

In a world of perennial fire and growing extinctions, Anna's aged mother is dying - if her three children would just allow it. Condemned by their pity to living she increasingly escapes through her hospital window into visions of horror and delight. ...

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Love, Clancy by Richard Glover

Love, Clancy

Richard Glover

Audio CD

Human beings often write about their dogs, but the dogs don't usually get a right of reply. In Love, Clancy, Richard Glover has collated the letters sent by Clancy to his parents in the bush. They are full of the young dog's musings about the oddities...

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The family inheritance by Tricia Stringer

The family inheritance

Tricia Stringer

Audio CD

A toxic will plays havoc in the lives of three generations of women when they discover they have been living a lie. A keenly observed story of the danger of secrets, the legacy of betrayal and the power of family from a bestselling Australian author....

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Alpha Omega by Nicholas. author. Bowling

Alpha Omega

Nicholas. author. Bowling

Audio CD

Something is rotten in the state of the NutriStart Skills Academy ... With the discovery of a human head on the fringes of the school, children displaying symptoms of a bloody, unfamiliar contagion and a catastrophic malfunction in the site's security...

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The sentinel by Lee Child

The sentinel

Lee Child

Audio CD

Jack Reacher gets off the bus in a sleepy no-name town outside Nashville, Tennessee. He plans to grab a cup of coffee and move right along. Not going to happen. The town has been shut down by a cyber-attack. At the centre of it all, whether he likes it...

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Hidden in plain sight by Jeffrey Archer

Hidden in plain sight

Jeffrey Archer

Audio CD

William Warwick has been promoted to Detective Sergeant, but his promotion means that he, along with the rest of his team, have been reassigned to the Drugs Squad. They are immediately tasked with apprehending Ahmed Rashedi, a notorious drug dealer, ...

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Down south by Bruce Ansley

Down south

Bruce Ansley

Audio CD

"In Down South, writer Bruce Ansley goes on a journey of rediscovery, back to his beloved South Island. From Curio Bay in Southland to Totaranui in Golden Bay, this is both a provocative history and a vast expedition across the land once known as Mid...

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Night night, sleep tight by Hallie Ephron

Night night, sleep tight

Hallie Ephron

Audio CD

"Los Angeles 1986: When Deirdre Unger arrived in Beverly Hills to help her bitter, disappointed father sell his dilapidated house, she discovers his lifeless body floating face down in the swimming pool. At first, Deirdre assumes her father's death was...

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Make them cry by Smith (Joshua Smith) Henderson

Make them cry

Smith (Joshua Smith) Henderson

Audio CD

"It's hard to make Diane Harbaugh flinch. A former prosecutor notorious for her aggressive tactics, she's now a DEA agent who interrogates witnesses so effectively, she has them confessing in tears. But when she hears from Gustavo, a high-ranking cartel...

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The most precious of cargoes by Jean-Claude Grumberg

The most precious of cargoes

Jean-Claude Grumberg

Audio CD

"Once upon a time in an enormous forest lived a woodcutter and his wife. The woodcutter is very poor and a war rages around them, making it difficult for them to put food on the table. Yet every night, his wife prays for a child. A Jewish father rides...

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When no one is watching by Alyssa Cole

When no one is watching

Alyssa Cole

Audio CD

"Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbors she's known all her life are disappearing. To hold...

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One true patriot by Sean Parnell

One true patriot

Sean Parnell

Audio CD

"When Eric Steele gets a call that a fellow Alpha is in serious trouble, he rushes to Paris. But it’s too late - Ron Raines, Alpha Six, is dead, the victim of a brutal stabbing. While on leave in the City of Light, Raines had met an attractive art hi...

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A shop girl's Christmas by Rachel Brimble

A shop girl's Christmas

Rachel Brimble

Audio CD

Christmas should be the happiest time, but at Pennington's dramas are seething beneath the surface. For Cornelia Culford, a divorce hearing looms, where she could lose custody of her sons to her unfaithful husband. For Stephen Gower, being head of security...

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Christmas is for children by Rosie Clarke

Christmas is for children

Rosie Clarke

Audio CD

December 1930. With the Depression biting deeper, it looks like many children in the East End will wake up to nothing on Christmas morning. Widower Robbie Graham earns just enough to put food on the table for his children, Ben and Ruthie. Local cake shop...

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The sisters O'Donnell by Lyn Andrews

The sisters O'Donnell

Lyn Andrews

Audio CD

Throughout County Tipperary the three sisters were known as the Sisters O'Donnell. Together they move to Liverpool in the 1920s to make a new life for themselves. Gina wants to be a star of the theatre, Mary-Kate wants to find a husband, and Bridget just...

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A Christmas wedding by Fiona (Journalist) author. Ford

A Christmas wedding

Fiona (Journalist) author. Ford

Audio CD

London, 1943. Dot Hanson has never forgotten the thrill of seeing the beautiful Christmas displays at Liberty's department store as a young girl. She never expected she would one day work there, or that she would fall in love with the store's manager,...

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Christmas at the Foyles Bookshop by Elaine Roberts

Christmas at the Foyles Bookshop

Elaine Roberts

Audio CD

London, 1917. After the death of their parents, Victoria did everything she could to keep her siblings safe. Working at the Foyles Bookshop with her best friends is a dream come true - but now the war has put everything she holds dear in danger. With...

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The great divide by L. J. M. author. Owen

The great divide

L. J. M. author. Owen

Audio CD

Twisted Secrets. Hidden Victims. Monstrous Crimes. In the rural Tasmanian town of Dunton, the body of a former headmistress of a children's home is discovered, revealing a tortured life and death. Detective Jake Hunter, newly arrived, searches for her...

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A Cornish betrothal by Nicola Pryce

A Cornish betrothal

Nicola Pryce

Audio CD

Cornwall, 1798. Eighteen months have passed since Midshipman Edmund Melville was declared missing, presumed dead, and Amelia Carew has fallen in love with a young physician, Luke Bohenna. But, on her birthday, Amelia suddenly receives a letter from ...

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The fogging by Luke Horton

The fogging

Luke Horton

Audio CD

Tom and Clara are two struggling academics in their mid-thirties, who decide to take their first holiday in ten years. On the flight over to Indonesia, Tom experiences a debilitating panic attack, which he keeps hidden from Clara. At the resort, they...

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Undara by Annie Seaton

Undara

Annie Seaton

Audio CD

When entomologist Emlyn Rees arrives at Hidden Valley she wants nothing more than to escape her marriage breakdown by burying herself in the research team's hunt for new species of insects in the depths of the dramatic Undara lava tubes. Travis Carlyle...

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The mystery of a hansom cab by Fergus Hume

The mystery of a hansom cab

Fergus Hume

Audio CD

Mr. Royston is driving his hansom through the night-time streets of Melbourne when he is hailed by a man supporting a slumped, intoxicated figure, and requesting that the cabman take the unfortunate fellow home - before proceeding to drop his burden and...

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Feet in the clouds by Richard Askwith

Feet in the clouds

Richard Askwith

Audio CD

An inspiring insight into one of the oldest extreme sports, this is the definitive story of fell-running. This is a complete portrait of one of the few sports to have remained utterly true to its roots. Richard Askwith's journey takes him into a world...

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The twelve dates of Christmas by Lisa Dickenson

The twelve dates of Christmas

Lisa Dickenson

Audio CD

At 30, Claudia's life is stale and the romance with long-term boyfriend, Seth, has disappeared. Determined to inject some festive spark back into their love life, Claudia and Seth go on their first date in a very long time. But when the night ends in...

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Wrath of Poseidon by Clive Cussler

Wrath of Poseidon

Clive Cussler

Audio CD

The legend of Croesus's riches has echoed across millennia. Stolen and hidden by pirates after the Persian King's defeat in 546 BC, his staggering wealth was thought to be lost to history? Treasure-hunters Sam and Remi Fargo know it's out there somewhere....

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Once upon a lie by Lisa Ballantyne

Once upon a lie

Lisa Ballantyne

Audio CD

Clare and Lorraine have been friends since college and trust each other with their lives. So when Lorraine, a single mother, needs a much-needed night away without her children, she calls on Clare and her husband Sam to look after them. They're godparents...

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Betrayed by Roberta Kray

Betrayed

Roberta Kray

Audio CD

After losing her mum in a tragic accident when she was young, Chrissy Moss had to find out the hard way how to survive on one of the East End's most notorious estates. When a 15-year-old girl disappears, hours after delivering a message for a local l...

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The awakening by Nora Roberts

The awakening

Nora Roberts

Audio CD

Breen Kelly had always been a rule follower. So, when her father left when she was twelve years old, promising to return, she waited. Now, more than a decade later, she's working at a job she hates and is tired of the life that playing by the rules has...

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33 women by Isabel Ashdown

33 women

Isabel Ashdown

Audio CD

When sisters Celine and Pip get a call telling them their reclusive mother has died, the women are reunited at her riverside home in Arundel to pick up the pieces. But someone is missing - their middle sister, Vanessa, brutally murdered years ago and...

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A necessary death by Anne Holt

A necessary death

Anne Holt

Audio CD

Trapped in a burning cabin on a freezing snow-covered mountain, Selma Falck has no idea where she is or how she got there. She barely makes it out in time as the flames engulf the cabin. With no signs of human habitation nearby, the temperature rapid...

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The sailor from Casablanca by Charline Malaval

The sailor from Casablanca

Charline Malaval

Audio CD

Eighteen-year-old sailor Guillaume has the world at his feet when he steps onto the shores of Casablanca in April 1940. But his dreams of travelling the world are cut short when he dies in a warship explosion in the harbour of Casablanca. Sixty-five ...

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The bookshop of second chances by Jackie Fraser

The bookshop of second chances

Jackie Fraser

Audio CD

Thea's having a bad month. Not only has she been made redundant, she's also discovered her husband of nearly 20 years is sleeping with one of her friends. Thea doesn't know what to do. When she learns the great-uncle she barely knew has died and left...

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Christmas for beginners by Carole Matthews

Christmas for beginners

Carole Matthews

Audio CD

Christmas is fast approaching at the new Hope Farm and Bev has convinced a reluctant Molly to organise an open day to raise some much-needed funds ahead of the New Year. Their nativity tableau has everything they need... ? Molly is looking forward to...

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How to belong by Sarah Franklin

How to belong

Sarah Franklin

Audio CD

Jo grew up in the Forest of Dean, but she was always the one destined to leave for a bigger future. When her parents retire from their butcher's shop, she returns to her beloved community to save the family legacy and herself. Tessa is a farrier, sho...

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One by one by Ruth Ware

One by one

Ruth Ware

Audio CD

Snow is falling in the exclusive alpine ski resort of Saint Antoine, as the shareholders and directors of Snoop, the hottest new music app, gather for a make or break corporate retreat to decide the future of the company. At stake is a billion-dollar...

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Christmas in Little Penhaven by Angela Britnell

Christmas in Little Penhaven

Angela Britnell

Audio CD

Wannabe author Jane Solomon is expecting an uneventful Christmas in her Cornish village of Little Penhaven. But then super fit American gym owner Hal Muir comes to town, and suddenly the holiday season looks set to be far more interesting. Hal is keen...

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The diabolical bones by Bella Ellis

The diabolical bones

Bella Ellis

Audio CD

Christmas, 1846 and Haworth is in the grip of a freezing winter. Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë are rather losing interest in detecting until they hear of a shocking discovery: the bones of a child have been found interred within the walls of Top W...

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Death awaits in Durham by Helen (Helen R.) author. Cox

Death awaits in Durham

Helen (Helen R.) author. Cox

Audio CD

When librarian and budding private investigator Kitt Hartley visits her ex-assistant Grace Edwards in Durham, she soon learns of an unsolved murder. A year ago Jodie Perkins, a Mechanics student, disappeared after her student-radio broadcast was cut short...

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Slaughter in the Sapperton Tunnel by Edward Marston

Slaughter in the Sapperton Tunnel

Edward Marston

Audio CD

1862. A goods train is speeding through the Sapperton Tunnel when it hits a makeshift pen of sheep inexplicably set up near the exit. The animals are slaughtered by the impact whilst the train hits a pile of rocks and is derailed, seriously injuring ...

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Crossed skis by Carol Carnac

Crossed skis

Carol Carnac

Audio CD

In Bloomsbury, London, Inspector Brook of Scotland Yard looks down at a dismal scene. The victim of a ruthless murder lies burnt beyond recognition, his possessions and papers destroyed by fire. But there is one strange, yet promising, lead - a lead ...

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Death and the Brewery Queen by Frances Brody

Death and the Brewery Queen

Frances Brody

Audio CD

Yorkshire, 1930. Kate Shackleton arrives at the garden party with her niece Harriet to celebrate the success of newly crowned Yorkshire Brewery Queen, Ruth Parnaby. As companion to Ruth, Harriet explores the brewery but it's Kate who opens the wrong ...

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Christmas with the Bobby Girls by Johanna Bell

Christmas with the Bobby Girls

Johanna Bell

Audio CD

1915. Patrolling is the last thing on the minds of Women Police Service recruits Annie, Maggie and Poppy right now, because Annie and Richard are getting married. She's been waiting for this day her whole life, but when it finally comes it brings onl...

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A woman's promise by Anna Jacobs

A woman's promise

Anna Jacobs

Audio CD

As the only female cabinet maker in the valley in 1935, Frankie Redfern is unusual. But she's content working for her father. When her husband falls gravely ill, Frankie's mother takes over, causing serious trouble for her daughter. Jericho Harte has...

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The house of the hanged woman by Kate Ellis

The house of the hanged woman

Kate Ellis

Audio CD

Derbyshire, 1921. When an MP goes missing in a Derbyshire village, Scotland Yard detective Albert Lincoln is sent to investigate. A grim discovery has been made in a cave next to an ancient stone circle: the naked body of a middle-aged man mutilated ...

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