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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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Rogue moon by Algis Budrys

Rogue moon

Algis Budrys

A monstrous apparatus has been found on the surface of the moon. It devours and destroys in ways so incomprehensible to humans that a new language must be invented to describe it and a new kind of thinking to understand it. So far, the human guinea pigs...

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A howliday tail by Claire Cook

A howliday tail

Claire Cook

From Claire Cook, New York Times bestselling author of the novel-turned-romantic comedy movie starring Diane Lane and John Cusack, comes Must Love Dogs: A Howliday Tail, book six of the hilarious and heartwarming Must Love Dogs series. In the charming...

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The deception of the emerald ring by Lauren Willig

The deception of the emerald ring

Lauren Willig

19-year-old Letty Alsworthy and Lord Geoffrey Pinchingdale-Snipe marry quickly, but he flees to Ireland the night of his elopement. Letty tracks him down in Dublin, learn of his secret life as a spy and gets sucked into it herself.

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Just a minute. Series 57, episode 2

Just a minute. Series 57, episode 2

Subjects include 'What Shall We do With the Drunken Sailor?' Paul Merton, Sue Perkins, Liza Tarbuck and John Sergeant take it in turns to speak without repetition, hesitation or deviation.

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Just a minute. Series 57, episode 4

Just a minute. Series 57, episode 4

This episode of the popular panel game comes from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, with comedians Paul Merton, Shappi Khorsandi, John Bishop and Gyles Brandreth. Nicholas Parsons hosts as panellists attempt to speak for a minute without repetition, hesitation...

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Long time gone by Judith A. Jance

Long time gone

Judith A. Jance

After more than twenty years of distinguished service with the Seattle Police Department, Jonas Piedmont Beaumont is now working for the Washington State Attorney's Special Homicide Investigation Team or, as it's more commonly referred, the SHIT squad....

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The left hand of darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

The left hand of darkness

Ursula K. Le Guin

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien world whose inhabitants can change their gender. His goal is to facilitate Winter's ...

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Homer and the holiday miracle by Gwen Cooper

Homer and the holiday miracle

Gwen Cooper

Homer, the world-renowned Blind Wonder Cat, returns this holiday season with an ins-purr-ational tale filled with holiday cheer!Fifteen years earlier, doctors had warned that Homer-a tiny, sightless kitten-was unlikely to survive and probably wouldn't...

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Killing gravity by Corey J. White

Killing gravity

Corey J. White

Mars Xi can kill you with her mind, but she'll need more than psychic powers to save her in Killing Gravity, the thrilling science fiction space adventure debut by Corey J. White. Before she escaped in a bloody coup, MEPHISTO transformed Mariam Xi into...

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A very married Christmas by Samantha Chase

A very married Christmas

Samantha Chase

She's ready to deck the halls... but not with wedding decorations. For the most part, Melanie Harper has made her peace with her negative feelings toward Christmas. Thanks to her fiancé, she's even learned to enjoy the holiday. But that doesn't mean she...

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The brainy billionaire by Elana Johnson

The brainy billionaire

Elana Johnson

A local island B&B owner hates the swanky high-rise hotel down the beach ... but not the billionaire who owns it. Can she deal with strange summer weather, tourists, and falling in love? Stacey Stapleton owns the premier bed and breakfast on Hawaii's...

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How to be alone by Lane Moore

How to be alone

Lane Moore

The former Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan and host of the wildly popular comedy show Tinder Live with Lane Moore presents her poignant, funny, and deeply moving first book.Lane Moore is a rare performer who is as impressive onstage--whet...

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American furies by Sasha Abramsky

American furies

Sasha Abramsky

In this dramatic expose of U.S. penitentiaries and the communities around them, Sasha Abramsky finds that prisons have dumped their age-old goal of rehabilitation, often for political reasons. The new "ideal," unknown to most Americans, is a punitive...

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Beginner's luck by Kate Clayborn

Beginner's luck

Kate Clayborn

When three friends impulsively buy a lottery ticket, they never suspect the many ways their lives will change--or that for each of them, love will be the biggest win of all. Contains mature themes.

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Cambridge English. 3 First.

Cambridge English. 3 First.

"The Audio CDs contain the recorded material to allow thorough preparation for the Listening paper..."--Publisher's description.

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The Christmas star by Donna VanLiere

The Christmas star

Donna VanLiere

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Hope series comes another heartwarming, inspirational audiobook for the holidays.Thirty-two-year-old Amy Denison volunteers at Glory's Place, an after school program where she meets seven-ye...

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Delayed justice by Cara C. Putman

Delayed justice

Cara C. Putman

She had long given up the desire to be loved. Now she only needed to be heard.Jaime Nichols went to law school to find the voice she never had as a child, and her determination to protect girls and women in the path of harm drives her in ways both spoken...

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Evergreen tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony

Evergreen tidings from the Baumgartners

Gretchen Anthony

A formidable matriarch learns the hard way that no family is perfect in this witty, sparkling debut novelDearest loved ones, far and near--evergreen tidings from the Baumgartners!Violet Baumgartner has opened her annual holiday letter the same way for...

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How we got to now by Steven Johnson

How we got to now

Steven Johnson

Did you drink a glass of water today? Did you turn on a light? Did you think about how miraculous either one of those things is when you did it? Of course not--but you should, and New York Times bestselling author Steven Johnson has. This adaptation of...

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Ogre enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Ogre enchanted

Gail Carson Levine

Set in the world of the Newbery Honor-winning Ella Enchanted, this tale by beloved author Gail Carson Levine stars a clever heroine who is determined to defy expectations--and outwit a fairy's curse.Evie is happiest when she is healing people, diagno...

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The last sword maker by Brian A. Nelson

The last sword maker

Brian A. Nelson

In the high mountains of Tibet, rumors are spreading. People whisper of an outbreak, of thousands of dead, of bodies pushed into mass graves. It is some strange new disease ... a disease, they say, that can kill in minutes.The Chinese government says...

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Crown of thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi

Crown of thunder

Tochi Onyebuchi

"Taj is headed west, but the consequences of leaving Kos behind confront him at every turn. Innocent civilians flee to refugee camps as Karima's dark magic continues to descend on the city. Taj must return, but first he needs a plan. With Arzu's help,...

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Give me your hand by Megan E. Abbott

Give me your hand

Megan E. Abbott

You told each other everything. Then she told you too much. Kit has risen to the top of her profession and is on the brink of achieving everything she wanted. She hasn't let anything stop her. But now someone else is standing in her way - Diane. Best...

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What is the Declaration of Independence? by Michael C. Harris

What is the Declaration of Independence?

Michael C. Harris

Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the D...

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Dead giveaway by Joanne Fluke

Dead giveaway

Joanne Fluke

Ellen Wingate thinks she's hit the jackpot when she learns the millions she's inherited comes with a super-exclusive condo in the mountains outside of Las Vegas. But leaving Minnesota for paradise turns out to be the ultimate nightmare. Trapped with ...

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The ladies of Grace Adieu and other stories by Susanna Clarke

The ladies of Grace Adieu and other stories

Susanna Clarke

Following the enormous success of 2004 bestseller and critics' favorite, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke delivers a delicious collection of ten stories set in the same fairy-crossed world of 19th-century England. With Clarke's character...

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Rebound by Noelle August

Rebound

Noelle August

Hooking up is only the beginning of the fun in this sexy and irresistible second installment of the thrilling New Adult series, Boomerang. At Boomerang, one night can change everything...Adam Blackwood has it all. At twenty-two, he's fabulously wealthy,...

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The missing Italian girl by Barbara Corrado. Pope

The missing Italian girl

Barbara Corrado. Pope

On a sultry night in June 1897, a young Russian by the name of Pyotr Ivanovich Balenov and two young women transport a dead man through the narrow streets of a working class neighborhood in northeastern Paris. They throw the body into the canal and the...

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Coming to you live by Mira Grant

Coming to you live

Mira Grant

A Newflesh novella from the New York Times bestselling author that brought you Feed, Mira Grant. Shaun and Georgia Mason got out. That's the story people tell, anyway. They told the truth and they lived happily ever after, somewhere in the wilds of Canada....

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Leave the grave green by Deborah Crombie

Leave the grave green

Deborah Crombie

When a body is discovered floating in a Thames river lock one dreary morning, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Sergeant Gemma James are summoned from Scotland Yard to Chiltern Hills. The dead man is Connor Swann, son-in-law of two of London's most r...

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The poetry of trees

The poetry of trees

Although there is no definitive definition we all know what they are. At their most magisterial they can reach hundreds of feet into the air and be thousands of years old. But for many the visual structure they bring to our landscape in all their var...

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Gideon's sword by Douglas J. Preston

Gideon's sword

Douglas J. Preston

At age 12, Gideon Crew witnessed the brutal murder of his father, a scientist shot down by police during a hostage crisis. More than 20 years later, Gideon brings down the man responsible. But then a mysterious witness to his crime offers Gideon the chance...

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The mysterious affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The mysterious affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man....

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Carniepunk by Seanan McGuire

Carniepunk

Seanan McGuire

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Lone star nights by Delores Fossen

Lone star nights

Delores Fossen

No strings attached is pretty much Lucky McCord's calling card in Spring Hill, Texas, but when family is on the line, this cowboy's honor and heart are about to get lassoed, tied and branded Every family needs its black sheep, and Austin "Lucky" McCord...

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Mogworld by Yahtzee Croshaw

Mogworld

Yahtzee Croshaw

In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn't be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He's awfully grumpy. Plus, he's been dead for about sixty years. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from eternal slumber and...

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Torn by Rowenna Miller

Torn

Rowenna Miller

TORN is the first book in an enchanting debut fantasy series featuring a seamstress who stitches magic into clothing, and the mounting political uprising that forces her to choose between her family and her ambitions, for fans of The Queen of the Tearling.In...

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No-no boy by John Okada

No-no boy

John Okada

First published in 1956, No-No Boy was virtually ignored by a public eager to put World War II and the Japanese internment behind them. It was not until the mid-1970s that a new generation of Japanese American writers and scholars recognized the nove...

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Mr. Monk in outer space by Lee Goldberg

Mr. Monk in outer space

Lee Goldberg

Adrian Monk has journeyed into the realm of the cult science fiction show Beyond Earth, where he meets fans just as obsessive-compulsive as he is. Monk is at their convention because there may be a killer lurking in the Beyond Earth community: someone...

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Video kill by Joanne Fluke

Video kill

Joanne Fluke

A former actress, Allison Rocca knows her husband, Tony, a screenwriter, has been extra busy lately. And news reporter Katy knows her ex, Chief Detective Sam Ladera, is desperately hunting the Video Killer. Still, each woman senses something unusual about...

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Cormorant run by Lilith Saintcrow

Cormorant run

Lilith Saintcrow

Aliens meets Under the Dome in this new post-apocalyptic novel from New York Times bestseller Lilith Saintcrow.It could have been aliens, it could have been a trans-dimensional rift, nobody knows for sure. What's known is that there was an Event, the...

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Falling from the sky by Sarina Bowen

Falling from the sky

Sarina Bowen

She's the woman he doesn't remember. He's the man she can't forget. Bad boy Hank "Hazardous" Lazarus used to have everything: a gorgeous girlfriend, a career as a freestyle snowboarder and a spot on the US Olympic team. Nine months ago, after a bad crash...

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Undone by Rebecca Shea

Undone

Rebecca Shea

I've found it's easy to share my body but not my soul. I need no one, yet I crave her. Self-assured and independent, she doesn't need me, but she wants me, and undeniably I want her too. At war with myself as I battle the secrets of my past, I don't know...

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No limit  by L. P. Dover

No limit

L. P. Dover

From New York Times bestselling author L. P. Dover comes the first installment in the Armed & Dangerous series. Contains mature themes.

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Dead case in Deadwood by Ann Charles

Dead case in Deadwood

Ann Charles

"Nothing good ever happens at the butt-crack of dawn. No doubt, the headless corpse on the autopsy table in front of me would agree."--Violet Parker. Real estate agent Violet 'Spooky' Parker stumbles upon a body-part theft ring at the local funeral parlor...

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Sugar by Seressia Glass

Sugar

Seressia Glass

Siobhan "Sugar" Malloy, co-owner of Sugar and Spice Cafe and part-time burlesque dancer, believes that love is for the young and foolish-and at thirty-five years old, she is neither. But a new business venture with the sexy twenty-something owner of ...

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The sea before us by Sarah Sundin

The sea before us

Sarah Sundin

The tense days leading up to the monumental D-Day landing blaze to life under Sarah Sundin's practiced pen with this powerful new series.

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Together forever by Jody Hedlund

Together forever

Jody Hedlund

Marianne Neumann became a placing agent with the Childrens Aid Society with one goal: to find her lost sister. Her fellow agent, Andrew Brady, is a former schoolteacher with a way with children and a hidden past. As they team up placing orphans in homes...

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The call of Cthulhu and other stories by H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

The call of Cthulhu and other stories

H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

A collection of creepy tales by America's finest horror author. At the heart of these stories, as with all the best of Lovecraft's work, is the belief that the Earth was once inhabited by powerful and evil gods, just waiting for the chance to recolonize...

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Sorority by Genevieve Sly Crane

Sorority

Genevieve Sly Crane

Sisterhood is forever...whether you like it or not. Prep meets Girls in White Dresses in Genevieve Sly Crane's deliciously addictive, voyeuristic exploration of female friendship and coming of age that will appeal to anyone who has ever been curious about...

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Edge of reality by Andreĭ Livadnyĭ

Edge of reality

Andreĭ Livadnyĭ

Andrei Livadny presents the first book in his Phantom Server trilogy.

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Unforgiven by Rebecca Shea

Unforgiven

Rebecca Shea

Lindsay Christianson seemingly has it all, until one phone call changes everything and forces her to choose between her perfect life and her professional dreams. The choice seems clear when the opportunity to propel her career abruptly sends her across...

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Helios crowns his mistress by Michelle Smart

Helios crowns his mistress

Michelle Smart

Helios crowns his mistress. Breaking news: From the depths of the palace come whispers of a threat to Agon. It's public knowledge that Crown Prince Helios is bound to marry the princess of Monte Cleure, but will the discovery of his secret lover, Amy...

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Nonsense verse

Nonsense verse

Nonsense Verse. Each of us has giggled uncontrollably as a child or adult at some silly nothing, some play on words, some nonsense that, for a moment at least, makes the world seem genuinely funny if a little mad. In this volume of Nonsense verse you'll...

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Celus-5 by Scott H. Jucha

Celus-5

Scott H. Jucha

For its initial mission, Haraken's explorer ship, the Sojourn, undertook the investigation of Celus-5, a world identified by Willem, a SADE (self-aware digital entity), and his team of scientists, as the best candidate for a new colony.What should have...

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The War of the dwarves by Markus Heitz

The War of the dwarves

Markus Heitz

The dwarves have gone to battle and they have been victorious. But outside the realm, dark forces are at work...A secret army of Orcs, made immortal by the hidden powers of the Black Water, now marches towards Girdlegard, set to unleash its fury upon...

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The curvy tree by Chris Colfer

The curvy tree

Chris Colfer

The debut picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris ColferOnce upon a time, there was a little girl who didn't quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different!...

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Up in smoke by T. M. Frazier

Up in smoke

T. M. Frazier

From USA Today Bestselling Author T.M. Frazier. Up In Smoke is a standalone. You DO NOT have to read the rest of the books in the King Series to enjoy Smoke's story. I'm a man without a conscience. I deal in murder and mayhem. I'm the best at what I ...

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The chateau by Tiffany Reisz

The chateau

Tiffany Reisz

The author of Michael's Wings and The Red presents a new erotic novel. Contains mature themes.

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Atlanta noir

Atlanta noir

Atlanta itself is a crime scene. After all, Georgia was founded as a de facto penal colony and in 1864, Sherman burned the city to the ground. We might argue about whether the arson was the crime or the response to the crime, but this is indisputable:...

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Mr. Monk and the two assistants by Lee Goldberg

Mr. Monk and the two assistants

Lee Goldberg

The husband of Monk's former assistant, Sharona, has been arrested for murder. Now back in San Francisco, she's ready to reclaim her place in Monk's life -- much to the chagrin of his current assistant, Natalie. While Monk tries to maintain a delicate...

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The Twilight Zone radio dramas. Volume 3

The Twilight Zone radio dramas. Volume 3

Experience one of television's greatest science fiction series: The Twilight Zone. This collection of episodes is fully dramatized for audio and features a full cast, music, sound effects, and narration by some of today's biggest celebrities.

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Billion-dollar brain by Len Deighton

Billion-dollar brain

Len Deighton

The classic spy thriller of lethal computer-age intrigue and a maniac's private cold war, featuring the same anonymous narrator and milieu of The IPCRESS File. The fourth of Deighton's novels to be narrated by the unnamed employee of WOOC(P) is the t...

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Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett

Guards! Guards!

Terry Pratchett

'The people next door oppress me all night long. I tell them, I work all day, a man's got to have some time to learn to play the tuba. That's oppression, that is. If I'm not under the heel of the oppressor I don't know who is.' An aura of mean-minded...

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The closer you come by Gena Showalter

The closer you come

Gena Showalter

New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter introduces the Original Heartbreakers, where three not-quite-reformed bad boys are about to meet the women who will bring them to their knees. Just released from prison, Jase Hollister has only one goal:...

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Stories from Shakespeare. The Plantagenets by David Timson

Stories from Shakespeare. The Plantagenets

David Timson

Presents the history of the Plantagenets as seen through the eyes of Shakespeare. These easy to understand introductions feature key speeches and scenes from the plays themselves, and are very accessible for children approaching Shakespeare for the first...

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Space crime conspiracy by Gareth P. Jones

Space crime conspiracy

Gareth P. Jones

In prison, accused of an intergalactic crime-the murder of President Vorlunar - things are not looking good for Stanley Bound. But when he escapes, matters get even worse! He discovers that his assumed crime has given him not only notoriety, but value....

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Ivy Aberdeen's letter to the world by Ashley Herring Blake

Ivy Aberdeen's letter to the world

Ashley Herring Blake

"Twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed in a tornado, and in the aftermath of the storm, she begins to develop feelings for another girl at school"--

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Forgotten voices by Jane Adams

Forgotten voices

Jane Adams

Who would want to kill widowed mother of two Ellen Tailor, a seemingly innocent, inoffensive woman, and leave her body for her children to find? Rina Martin's policeman friend Mac can't find anything that looks like a motive and not much more in terms...

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Death in the tunnel by Miles Burton

Death in the tunnel

Miles Burton

On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o'clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment. The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot...

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Murder out of tune by Lesley Cookman

Murder out of tune

Lesley Cookman

A member of a local ukulele group is found dead in Steeple Martin's churchyard. Libby's first reaction is relief that the victim isn't anyone she knows. She and the usual suspects have other things to occupy them as they are gearing up for a Christmas...

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The sister's secret by Jennie Felton

The sister's secret

Jennie Felton

Rowan Sykes is overjoyed when her beloved older sister Laurel takes a new job and moves back home to Fairley Terrace. Laurel is happy to be with her family even if she's keeping the real reason for her return to herself. The two sisters are each longing...

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Christmas at Tuppenny Corner by Katie Flynn

Christmas at Tuppenny Corner

Katie Flynn

Liverpool, 1939. As winter descends on Tuppenny Corner and rumours of war float across the canals, 15-year-old Rosie O'Leary must come to terms with her own dramatic upheaval. Forced to say goodbye to all she holds dear and embark on a new life aboard...

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Murder for nothing by Veronica Heley

Murder for nothing

Veronica Heley

Ellie Quicke believes in helping people in trouble. But it would appear that her latest good deed has returned to bite her when she takes in a weeping girl who needs somewhere to stay. Selfish, thoughtless and irresponsible, Angelica is by no means the...

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The devil you know by Sophia Holloway

The devil you know

Sophia Holloway

The Honourable Catherine Elford - Kitty - is presented with an awful choice. Either she is cast off, penniless, by her step-brother, or she marries the handsome Earl of Ledbury, who would be perfect were he not a serial womaniser. Ledbury has only ever...

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The Best Boomerville Hotel by Caroline (Fiction writer) James

The Best Boomerville Hotel

Caroline (Fiction writer) James

Jo Docherty and Hattie Contaldo have a vision - a holiday retreat in the heart of the Lake District exclusively for guests of "a certain age" wishing to stimulate both mind and body with new creative experiences. One hotel refurbishment later and the...

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A Christmas railway mystery by Edward Marston

A Christmas railway mystery

Edward Marston

December 1860. Headed for the morning shift at the Swindon Locomotive Works is an army of men pouring out of terraced houses built by the GWR, a miniature town and planned community that aims to provide for its employees from cradle to grave. Unfortu...

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A Christmas proposal by Betty Neels

A Christmas proposal

Betty Neels

When Doctor Oliver Hay-Smythe sees how kind-hearted Bertha has been put upon by her family, he decides to sweep her off her feet.--Summary from CD jacket.

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Bloodmoon by Peter Tremayne

Bloodmoon

Peter Tremayne

Ireland, AD 671. Sister Fidelma has a mission, and she is sworn by oath to reveal her purpose to no other. The secret investigation leads Fidelma and her companions to the Abbey of Finnbarr to question the abbot. But before they have a chance to speak...

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The hurricane girls by Jo Wheeler

The hurricane girls

Jo Wheeler

The extraordinary true story of the last surviving "Attagirls" who risked their lives flying planes from the factory to the front line during WWII. While their husbands, brothers and sweethearts fought in Europe, and their mothers, sisters and friends...

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The desirable duchess by M. C. Beaton

The desirable duchess

M. C. Beaton

Lovely Alice Lacey was a true incomparable, and her marriage to the Duke of Ferrant was the event of the Season. However, Alice was secretly in love with someone else - and she had confided her feelings to a clever talking mynah bird.Now the gossip m...

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Lord James Harrington and the Christmas mystery by Lynn Florkiewicz

Lord James Harrington and the Christmas mystery

Lynn Florkiewicz

It's Christmas and James and Beth are preparing for Harrington's festive dinner and dance. This year, famous diva Olivia Dupre is singing; a wedding is taking place and they're hosting a reunion of PALs - ex-army comrades from the Great War. When Olivia...

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A cut above by Millie Gray

A cut above

Millie Gray

It's 1962 and Freda Scott and her five schoolmates are eager to embark on their life journeys. Madly in love with the dashing but unattainable Ewan, Freda instead throws herself into a hairdressing career, and soon she and her best friend Robin have....

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Molly's Christmas orphans by Carol Rivers

Molly's Christmas orphans

Carol Rivers

1940. Molly Swift, at 27, has already suffered the tragic loss of her two-year-old daughter Emily, to the flu outbreak of 1935. Now she waits for news of her shopkeeper husband Ted, who volunteered for the British Expeditionary Forces. Molly helps run...

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Starting over by Jack Sheffield

Starting over

Jack Sheffield

It's 1952 and Lily Briggs has just arrived in Ragley, ready to begin her first year as a teacher at the village school. There to welcome her is John Pruett who, after his years in the war, has settled into the role of headmaster. Tom Feather, the local...

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Brighter days ahead by Mary Wood

Brighter days ahead

Mary Wood

War pulled them apart, but can it bring them back together? Molly lives with her repugnant father, who has betrayed her many times. From a young age, living on the streets of London's East End, she has seen the harsh realities of life. When she's kidnapped...

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Burial of ghosts by Ann Cleeves

Burial of ghosts

Ann Cleeves

Twenty-five-year-old Lizzie Bartholomew has had more than her fair share of struggles. Abandoned as a baby, she spent her childhood moving between foster homes. Now she is running away from her past... A holiday in Morocco seems to be the perfect esc...

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An island Christmas by Jenny Colgan

An island Christmas

Jenny Colgan

Christmas on the remote Scottish island of Mure is bleak, stark - and incredibly beautiful. It's a time for hunkering down, getting cosy in front of whisky barrel wood fires, and enjoying a dram with the people you love - unless, of course, you're ac...

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The scarecrow by Michael Connelly

The scarecrow

Michael Connelly

Crime reporter Jack McEvoy is at the end of the line. With cuts being made, he's got 30 days left on the job. His last assignment? Training his young replacement. But Jack has other plans. He is going out with a bang - a final story that will win him...

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Blood's revolution by Angus Donald

Blood's revolution

Angus Donald

Newly returned from years of secret work in Paris, Lieutenant Holcroft Blood must now face King James II's enemies on the gore-drenched battlefields of the British Isles. But after the victory at Sedgemoor - and its cruel aftermath, the Bloody Assizes,...

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Bright young dead by Jessica Fellowes

Bright young dead

Jessica Fellowes

Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford, but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed...

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The hidden bones by Nicola Ford

The hidden bones

Nicola Ford

Following the recent death of her husband, Clare Hills is unsure of her place in the world. When her former university friend Dr David Barbrook asks her to help him sift through the effects of deceased archaeologist Gerald Hart, she sees this as a us...

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Yellowhammer by James Henry

Yellowhammer

James Henry

Essex, July 1983. A boy playing sees a fox tugging at something up on a railway embankment. He approaches it cautiously. Seconds later, a blast is heard from the farmhouse at which the boy is spending his summer holiday. DI Nick Lowry is called upon ...

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Lost Creed by Alex Kava

Lost Creed

Alex Kava

Sixteen years ago, Ryder Creed's sister, Brodie vanished. She was only eleven and Creed was 14. Her disappearance ripped apart his family. Now a former Marine with his own scars, Creed has dedicated his life to his K9 business. He takes discarded and...

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We care for you by Paul Kitcatt

We care for you

Paul Kitcatt

Margaret Woodruff is slowly dying in a care home. When her son is presented with the chance of exceptional care in her final months, he finds the offer hard to resist. Winifred is assigned to Margaret's care. She's a Helper: a new kind of carer that's...

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Shell game by Sara Paretsky

Shell game

Sara Paretsky

Legendary sleuth V.I. Warshawski returns to the Windy City to save an old friend's nephew from a murder arrest. The case involves a stolen artifact that could implicate a shadowy network of international criminals. As V.I. investigates, the detective...

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The wanderers by Tim Pears

The wanderers

Tim Pears

1912. Leo is on a journey. Aged 13 and banished from the secluded farm of his childhood, he travels through Devon, grazing on berries and sleeping in copses. Behind him lies the past, and before him the West Country, spread out like a tapestry. But a...

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Sleigh rides and silver bells at the Christmas fair by Heidi Swain

Sleigh rides and silver bells at the Christmas fair

Heidi Swain

When Anna takes on the role of companion to the owner of Wynthorpe Hall, she has no idea that her life is set to change beyond all recognition. A confirmed "bah humbug" when it comes to Christmas, Anna finds herself quickly immersed in the eccentric ...

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The lives we touch by Eva (Novelist) author. Woods

The lives we touch

Eva (Novelist) author. Woods

Rosie is in a coma, unable to reach out to the world. She only has one chance to make it back to consciousness - but she's slipping deeper and deeper into a maze of memories and it's going to be hard to find her way out. Daisy, Rosie's sister, is devastated...

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A tiding of magpies by Steve Burrows

A tiding of magpies

Steve Burrows

When his most celebrated case is suddenly reopened, Detective Chief Inspector Jejeune's long-buried secrets threaten to come to light. Meanwhile, his girlfriend, Lindy, faces an unseen threat of her own, one which Jejeune may not be able to protect her...

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