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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Devil in disguise by Lisa Kleypas

Devil in disguise

Lisa Kleypas

Audio CD

"Lady Merritt Sterling, a strong-willed young widow who's running her late husband's shipping company, knows London society is dying to catch her in a scandal. So far, she's been too smart to provide them with one. But then she meets Keir MacRae, a.....

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Weird kid by Greg Van Eekhout

Weird kid

Greg Van Eekhout

Audio CD

"Jake Foster, a shapeshifting alien of goo disguised as a human, and his spunky friend Agnes investigate the mysterious takeover of their neighbors by "imblobsters" and uncover the reason Jake is losing control of his ability to keep his human...

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The Halloween moon by Joseph (Fiction writer) Fink

The Halloween moon

Joseph (Fiction writer) Fink

Audio CD

"Esther Gold loves Halloween more than anything in the world. So she is determined to go trick-or-treating again this year despite the fact that her parents think she is officially too old ... But when the night rolls around, something feels ... off....

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The rose code by Kate Quinn

The rose code

Kate Quinn

Audio CD

"A heart-stopping World War II story of three female code breakers at Bletchley Park and the spy they must root out after the war is over. 1940. As England prepares to fight the Nazis, three very different women answer the call to mysterious country ...

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Featherweight by Mick Kitson

Featherweight

Mick Kitson

Audio CD

Annie Perry is born beside the coal-muddied canals of the Black Country, at the height of the industrial revolution. The youngest in a large Romani family who cannot afford to keep her, when she is eight years old Annie is sold as a servant to the famous...

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The accused by Owen Mullen

The accused

Owen Mullen

Audio CD

Glasgow PI Charlie Cameron knew Kim Rafferty was bad news the moment they met. Desperate people always spelled trouble in his experience, and Mrs Rafferty was as desperate as they come. What she was asking for was insane. If he agreed to help the wife...

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Autumn dreams at Mermaids Point by Sarah (Romance fiction writer) author. Bennett

Autumn dreams at Mermaids Point

Sarah (Romance fiction writer) author....

Audio CD

When her dreams of young love were cruelly shattered, Nerissa Morgan found it hard to move on. Now, at forty-three, everyone around her is enjoying life while she's just going through the motions. With her boss retiring and rumours of a new doctor coming...

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Fire and fury for the tobacco girls by Lizzie Lane

Fire and fury for the tobacco girls

Lizzie Lane

Audio CD

Bristol 1941. As the clouds of war grow bleaker both at home and abroad, the Tobacco Girls are determined to do their bit for King and Country. To that end Maisie Miles and Bridget Milligan become voluntary ambulance drivers. As well as coping with t...

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Will they, won't they? by Portia MacIntosh

Will they, won't they?

Portia MacIntosh

Audio CD

Emmy Palmer is the star of Bragadon Forest, the biggest fantasy series on TV; adored by the public, living the life of glamour and luxury in London. But when scandal strikes, Emmy must escape the city and return to her seaside hometown to lie low and...

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The wedding pact by Isla Gordon

The wedding pact

Isla Gordon

Audio CD

August Anderson needs somewhere to live. Dumped by her boyfriend who would rather be alone than move in with her, she has almost given up on happiness. Until she notices that the beautiful Georgian townhouse she's long admired is looking for a new te...

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Hope and happiness in Bluebell Wood by Ali McNamara

Hope and happiness in Bluebell Wood

Ali McNamara

Audio CD

Ava loves city life but when something happens to make her feel unsafe, she retreats to the calm and quiet of Bluebell Wood. When Ava begins to feed the wild birds that flock to her bird table, they start leaving her trinkets of appreciation in return....

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Aarti and the blue gods by Jasbinder Bilan

Aarti and the blue gods

Jasbinder Bilan

Audio CD

Aarti has lived on the island with Aunt for as long as she can remember. Like the weather, Aunt rules her world with rare warmth. Aarti's only comforts are a book of Indian myths full of blue gods, a fox's friendship, and a toy rabbit she finds in a ...

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The vacancy by Libby Carpenter

The vacancy

Libby Carpenter

Audio CD

Running from her past, Rachel answers an advert to be a live-in assistant to glamorous and eccentric author Dorothy Winters. But behind the closed doors of Dorothy's house, she quickly discovers that nothing is as it seems. When Dorothy's manuscript throws...

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Before you were gone by Sheila Bugler

Before you were gone

Sheila Bugler

Audio CD

Emer Doran's life was torn apart when her sister, Kitty, drowned. Her body was never recovered. Twenty years later, Emer sees a woman who is the image of Kitty and is convinced her sister is alive. Dee Doran jumps at the chance to get to know her lon...

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Three's a crowd by Simon Booker

Three's a crowd

Simon Booker

Audio CD

Out-of-work actor Harriet is recuperating from a crash-and-burn affair with Damian - aka 'Cockweasel' - and making ends meet as a barista when she meets two rather lovely men. Tom is a regular at the café and seems like such a nice guy. Smooth-talking...

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Magic lessons by Alice Hoffman

Magic lessons

Alice Hoffman

Audio CD

We first met the Owens in the glorious novel Practical magic. We discovered the tragedy of the Owens siblings in Rules of magic. Now we learn how it all began... with a baby abandoned in a snowy English field in the 1600s. Under the care of gentle Ha...

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Replace you by Andrew Ewart

Replace you

Andrew Ewart

Audio CD

Trapped inside a secure hospital after what may not be her first suicide attempt, Mya Dala's only contact with the outside world is a TV screen. One day it starts to show videos of her sweet, gentle boyfriend Marc - hand-in-hand with her doppelganger....

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Buried by Elle Croft

Buried

Elle Croft

Audio CD

The Artist. No one knows who The Sculptor is. A successful artist, whose works sell for millions - each one with a deadly secret at the centre. The Killer. There's a serial killer on the loose - dismembering women's bodies and leaving them washed up along...

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Skyborn by Sinéad O'Hart

Skyborn

Sinéad O'Hart

Audio CD

The circus has seen better days, but for Bastjan it's home. He will do anything he can to save it, even if it means participating in a death-defying new act. But when that fails to draw in the crowds, the ringmaster makes a deal with a mysterious man...

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City of rust by Gemma Fowler

City of rust

Gemma Fowler

Audio CD

Railey dreams of winning the drone races with her bio-robotic gecko friend, Atti. But when a bounty hunter crashes their biggest race yet, the pair are forced to flee to the feared Junker clans who mine the rubbish orbiting the Earth. Rescued by a couple...

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Freddy vs school by Neill Cameron

Freddy vs school

Neill Cameron

Audio CD

There's something different about Freddy. And it might just be because he's a super-powered robot - which is pretty cool! But when his school clamps down on his powers, Freddy will have to figure out a way to act human without caving from the peer pr...

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Back to you by Tammy Robinson

Back to you

Tammy Robinson

Audio CD

When Finn and Zoe meet, they fall in love hard and fast. But Finn is about to go travelling, fulfilling a promise to his late sister to raise money in support of her illness. It's terrible timing, but Zoe knows their feelings are strong enough to stand...

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Wartime with the tram girls by Lynn Johnson

Wartime with the tram girls

Lynn Johnson

Audio CD

July 1914. Britain is in turmoil as WW1 begins to change the world. While the young men disappear off to foreign battlefields, the women left at home throw themselves into jobs meant for the boys. Hiding her privileged background and her suffragette ...

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I'll be seeing you by Rosie Archer

I'll be seeing you

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

1943. After the heartache of the previous year, Connie Baxter now appears to have everything a girl could want. There is Ace, a man who loves her. She enjoys an enviable lifestyle despite the deprivations of war. She has friends and a job she adores as...

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The woman from Beaumont farm by AnneMarie Brear

The woman from Beaumont farm

AnneMarie Brear

Audio CD

West Yorkshire, 1914. Newly married to Noah Jackson, Beth is happily content working on her family's market stall while Noah fulfils his dreams of being a teacher. When war erupts, Beth's peaceful life is shattered by events beyond her control. Noah enlists...

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The rowan tree by Iris Gower

The rowan tree

Iris Gower

Audio CD

When her beloved father dies, Manon Jenkins is left homeless and alone. She longs for Caradoc Jones, son of a famous Welsh cattle drover and, in desperation, she accepts a job as chaperone to Caradoc's spoilt sister Georgina, and joins the drovers on...

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Over and out by Fenella-Jane Miller

Over and out

Fenella-Jane Miller

Audio CD

White Waltham, 1943. As Italy surrenders and victory looms on the horizon, Ellie's doing what she does best - flying. And this time, she's rising to the sky in four-engined Halifaxes. Determined to keep doing her bit, Ellie's successes in the airfield...

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Under a spitfire sky by Ellie Curzon

Under a spitfire sky

Ellie Curzon

Audio CD

It's 1944, and Florence is a talented engineer in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, patching up planes to make sure that the brave Spitfire pilots of Cottisbourne airbase return safely day after day. When she befriends the new squadron leader - shy, h...

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Into the dark by Stuart Johnstone

Into the dark

Stuart Johnstone

Audio CD

The brutal murder of ten-year-old Callum Bradley sent shockwaves across Scotland but, as the weeks have stretched on with no solid leads, the investigation has been scaled back. Sergeant Don Colyear, Community Police Officer, is tasked with tying up a...

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Steam trains today by Andrew Martin

Steam trains today

Andrew Martin

Audio CD

After the Beeching cuts of the 1960s, many railways were 'rationalised' and gradually shut down. Rural communities were isolated without ready access to the main lines and steam trains slowly gave way to diesel and electric traction. But some people were...

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Phone for the fish knives by Daisy Waugh

Phone for the fish knives

Daisy Waugh

Audio CD

When Hollywood wants to do a remake of the film that made Tode Hall famous, India and Egbert are delighted. They envisage a summer of free money and star-studded dinner parties ahead... But the Hall is soon overrun by wardrobe trucks and catering tents,...

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Prisoner by S. R. author. White

Prisoner

S. R. author. White

Audio CD

When a man is found savagely 'crucified' amidst a murky swamp in northern Australia, detective Dana Russo and her team are called to a shocking scene. The victim is a convicted rapist, just released from prison, who years earlier committed an atrocious...

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Mara's choice by Anna Jacobs

Mara's choice

Anna Jacobs

Audio CD

When Mara Gregory receives a letter from the father whom she believed to have died when she was a child, her world is turned upside down. Aaron Buchanan only discovered that he had a daughter a couple of years ago and now he's desperate to play a part...

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Black hands by Martin Van Beynen

Black hands

Martin Van Beynen

Audio CD

It's a story that began in a rickety old home on a cold June morning in 1994, where five members of a seemingly ordinary New Zealand family were gunned down. There were two suspects. One lay dead from a single bullet to the head. The other was the on...

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The secrets of Ashmore castle by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The secrets of Ashmore castle

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Audio CD

1901. When the Earl of Stainton dies in a tragic hunting accident, Giles, the eldest son of the noble Tallant family must step forward to replace him as the head of the family. The Tallants and their servants struggle to find their place in the house...

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The chancellor's secret by Susanna Gregory

The chancellor's secret

Susanna Gregory

Audio CD

In 1360, the Great Bridge over the River Cam is close to collapse. As arguments rage over raising the money, differences are coming to the boil over the election of a new Chancellor. Then the discovery of a body under the bridge and the disappearance...

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Murder at the Seaview Hotel by Glenda Young

Murder at the Seaview Hotel

Glenda Young

Audio CD

After the death of her husband Tom, Helen Dexter is contemplating her future as the now sole proprietor of the Seaview Hotel. There's an offer from a hotel chain developer to consider, but also a booking from a group of twelve Elvis impersonators. Tom...

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Murder after midnight by Lesley Cookman

Murder after midnight

Lesley Cookman

Audio CD

When a woman's body is found on the local golf course after an illicit New Year's party, news quickly spreads, and Libby Serjeant finds herself being tracked down by locals desperate to share information about the victim, Jackie Stapleton. But things...

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Daisy's Christmas gift shop by Hannah Pearl

Daisy's Christmas gift shop

Hannah Pearl

Audio CD

Daisy Kirk is a sucker for a love story, which is why she opened up her gift shop - because there's nothing that makes Daisy happier than when she's helped someone find the perfect Christmas gift for their loved one. And she absolutely does not just ...

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The tears of Monterini by Amanda Weinberg

The tears of Monterini

Amanda Weinberg

Audio CD

Italy, 1921. Yacobo Levi, an intellectual dreamer, works in the family bookshop. Angelo Ghione, a contadino, makes good wine by singing to the grapes. Lifetime best friends, their Jewish and Catholic families live side by side amidst a backdrop of vi...

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A rattle of bones by Douglas Skelton

A rattle of bones

Douglas Skelton

Audio CD

In 1752, Seamus a'Ghlynne, James of the Glen, was executed for the murder of government man Colin Campbell. He was almost certainly innocent. When banners are placed at his gravesite claiming that his namesake, James Stewart, is innocent of murder, r...

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The nameless ones by John Connolly

The nameless ones

John Connolly

Audio CD

In Amsterdam, four people are butchered in a canal house, their remains arranged around the crucified form of their patriarch, De Jaager: fixer, go-between, and confidante of the assassin named Louis. The men responsible for the murders are Serbian w...

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An untidy death by Simon Brett

An untidy death

Simon Brett

Audio CD

When Alexandra Richards approaches professional declutterer Ellen Curtis to ask her to help sort out her mother's chaotic flat, Ellen gets the impression Alexandra doesn't like her mother very much. But when Ingrid Richards' body is discovered in her...

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Survive the night by Riley Sager

Survive the night

Riley Sager

Audio CD

Behind the wheel is Josh Baxter, a stranger Casey met by the college ride share board, who also has a good reason for leaving university in the middle of term. On the road they share their stories, carefully avoiding the subject dominating the news -...

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The stone chamber by Kate Ellis

The stone chamber

Kate Ellis

Audio CD

On a summer's evening, Robert and Greta Gerdner are shot dead at their isolated home in the Devon countryside. DI Wesley Peterson suspects the execution-style murders might be linked to Robert's past career in the police - until Robert's name is found...

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The chianti flask by Marie Belloc Lowndes

The chianti flask

Marie Belloc Lowndes

Audio CD

A quiet, enigmatic young woman called Laura Dousland is on trial for murder, accused of poisoning her elderly husband, Fordish Dousland. The couple's Italian servant, Angelo Terugi, chief witness for the prosecution, is on the stand and is also under...

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The museum of diaries by Clare Morrall

The museum of diaries

Clare Morrall

Audio CD

Forced into retirement, history professor Ellen Kershaw finds herself at a loose end. So when she is contacted by a reclusive billionaire, with an unusual proposition, her interest is piqued. Theodore Shepherd is funding a museum for diaries, and he ...

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The madness of crowds by Louise Penny

The madness of crowds

Louise Penny

Audio CD

When Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is asked to provide crowd control at a statistics lecture given at the Universite de l'Estrie in Quebec, he is dubious. Why ask the head of homicide to provide security for what sounds like a minor, even mundane lecture?...

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Russian roulette by Stephen Leather

Russian roulette

Stephen Leather

Audio CD

Russian troops are preparing to cross the border into Belarus, threatening its independence. The only thing facing them are an armed partisan group but they are poorly trained and will be no match for the Russians. The British Government wants an ind...

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My policeman by Bethan Roberts

My policeman

Bethan Roberts

Audio CD

It is in 1950s Brighton that Marion first catches sight of Tom. He teaches her to swim in the shadow of the pier and Marion is smitten - determined her love will be enough for them both. A few years later in Brighton Museum Patrick meets Tom. Patrick...

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The dictator's muse by Nigel Farndale

The dictator's muse

Nigel Farndale

Audio CD

As Hitler's grip on power tightens, preparations are being made for the Berlin Olympics. Leni Riefenstahl is the pioneering, sexually-liberated star film-maker of the Third Reich. She has been chosen by Hitler to capture the Olympics on celluloid. Kim...

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Lil's bus trip by Judy Leigh

Lil's bus trip

Judy Leigh

Audio CD

It's always a good time for a road trip... When 82-year-old Lil decides to book herself, her 65-year-old daughter, Cassie, and her friend Maggie on a bus trip across Europe, she hopes for a little adventure to counteract the monotony of life in shelt...

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Snowflakes over the Starfish Café by Jessica Redland

Snowflakes over the Starfish Café

Jessica Redland

Audio CD

Two broken hearts. Since she inherited The Starfish Café, Hollie has poured her heart into the business, striving to keep her mother's traditions and warm-hearted spirit alive. But behind closed doors Hollie is searching for true happiness as she grieves...

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A midwinter match by Jane Lovering

A midwinter match

Jane Lovering

Audio CD

Ruby Oldbridge needs to learn to take her own advice. A brilliant counsellor at work in York, she is however floundering in her own life. Her romantic track record is woeful, her finances are in a pickle, and she's back in a house-share after splitting...

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Mersey angels by Sheila Riley

Mersey angels

Sheila Riley

Audio CD

1916 LIVERPOOL. Following the death of her father, Ruby Swift, and husband Archie finally move back into Ashland Hall. As the Great War rages, fathers and sons take the King's Shilling and head off to fight the unknown enemy, not knowing what horrors...

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I couldn't love you more by Esther Freud

I couldn't love you more

Esther Freud

Audio CD

"A sweeping story of three generations of women, crossing from London to Ireland and back again, and the enduring effort to retrieve the secrets of the past. It's London, 1960, and Aoife Kelly-once the sparkling object of young men's affections-runs pubs...

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Secondhand dogs by Carolyn Crimi

Secondhand dogs

Carolyn Crimi

Audio CD

"Miss Lottie’s home was for second chances. When she adopted Gus, Roo, Tank, and Moon Pie, Miss Lottie rescued each member of the pack—including herself, her helper, Quinn, and her reclusive cat, Ghost—and turned them into a family. But when a new dog,...

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Crookedstar's promise by Erin Hunter

Crookedstar's promise

Erin Hunter

Audio CD

"Two healthy kits have just been born in RiverClan - Oakkit and Stormkit. The whole Clan rejoices, and no cat is more pleased than their mother, who immediately recognizes her kits' innate skill and bravery. But when tragedy befalls Stormkit and he i...

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SkyClan's destiny by Erin Hunter

SkyClan's destiny

Erin Hunter

Audio CD

"The return of a long lost Clan ... Many moons ago, five warrior Clans shared the forest in peace. But as Twolegs encroached on the cats' territories, the warriors of SkyClan were forced to abandon their home and try to forge a new life far away. Eve...

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The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

The Paper Palace

Miranda Cowley Heller

Audio CD

"It is a perfect August morning, and Elle, a fifty-year-old happily married mother of three, awakens at 'The Paper Palace' - the family summer place which she has visited every summer of her life. But this morning is different, because last night Elle...

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The cellist by Daniel Silva

The cellist

Daniel Silva

Audio CD

"Viktor Orlov had a longstanding appointment with death. Once Russia's richest man, he now resides in exile in London, where he is waging a crusade against the kleptocrats who have seized control of the Kremlin. His mansion is protected by armed body...

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Grace and glory by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Grace and glory

Jennifer L. Armentrout

Audio CD

"Trinity Marrow has lost the battle and her beloved Protector. Even with both demons and Wardens on her side, Trin may not win the war against the Harbinger. Bringing Lucifer back to the world to fight the Harbinger is probably a really, really bad idea,...

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A glasshouse of stars by Shirley Marr

A glasshouse of stars

Shirley Marr

Audio CD

Meixing Lim and her family have arrived at the New House in the New Land, inherited from First Uncle who died tragically and unexpectedly while picking oranges in the backyard. Everything is vast and unknown to Meixing and not in a good way, including...

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Murder on the Safari Star by M. G. (Maya Gabrielle) Leonard

Murder on the Safari Star

M. G. (Maya Gabrielle) Leonard

Audio CD

Hal Beck and his Uncle Nat are on the journey of a lifetime aboard the Safari Star - a luxurious steam train that wil take them from Pretoria to the stunning Victoria Falls. Close encounters with the amazing animals and landscape of Southern Africa a...

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Me and the Robbersons by Siri Kolu

Me and the Robbersons

Siri Kolu

A madcap adventure starring a bandit family, a lot of sweets and a girl who is ready for anything ... Maisie is convinced her summer holiday is going to be as boring as ever - until she's snatched by the Robbersons, a bunch of bandits with an insatia...

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Crater Lake by Jennifer Killick

Crater Lake

Jennifer Killick

It's five months since the nightmare Year Six school trip to Crater Lake, and something has gone very wrong in Lance's home town of Straybridge. There's been an explosion at the university, a mysterious test creature is missing and no one is allowed in...

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Mic drop by Sharna Jackson

Mic drop

Sharna Jackson

It's October half-term and pop star, TrojKat is filming a music video in the The Tri, the high-rise block home to sleuths Nik and Norva. When tragedy strikes the famous singer under mysterious circumstances, Nik and Norva set out to solve the case with...

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Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake

Skunk and Badger

Amy Timberlake

Audio CD

The last thing Badger wants is a roommate, and certainly not Skunk, but since the house does not belong to him he does not have a choice; and soon everything in Badger's quiet and ordered life studying rocks is turned upside down (and where on earth did...

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Play school story time. Volume 6

Play school story time. Volume 6

Audio CD

Snuggle up on the story time couch to listen to this endearing collection of stories read by athlete and former politician Nova Peris, comedian, actor, television and radio presenter Joel Creasey, journalist and TV presenter Karina Carvalho, actress and...

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The treasure map by Holly Webb

The treasure map

Holly Webb

Audio CD

The kittens are exploring The Silver Lion, an old galleon that Boris is sure was once a pirate ship, when the rats appear with a treasure map. Intrigued, Boris hatches a plan to follow the rats, but after chasing them all over the museum there is still...

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The wildmeadow hare by Holly Webb

The wildmeadow hare

Holly Webb

Audio CD

"When she was younger, Ellie used to love watching the hares leap and play on the common with her mum. But with every year that goes by since she lost her mum, it's getting harder for Ellie to remember her and those happy memories. Until one day on the...

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The forevers by Chris Whitaker

The forevers

Chris Whitaker

Audio CD

"They knew the end was coming. They saw it ten years back, when it was far enough away in space and time and meaning. The changes were gradual, and then sudden. For Mae and her friends, it means navigating a life where action and consequence are no l...

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All about Mia by Lisa Williamson

All about Mia

Lisa Williamson

Audio CD

"One family, three sisters. Grace, the oldest, is a straight-A student. Audrey, the youngest, is a future Olympic swimming champion. Mia is in the middle. Mia is wild and daring, great with hair and selfies, and the undisputed leader of her friends, ...

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Half my luck by Samera Kamaleddine

Half my luck

Samera Kamaleddine

Audio CD

Layla Karimi has been cursed by the evil eye. Well, that's what Layla's superstitious grandmother tells her. And Layla reckons it makes sense as she's sort of Australian and sort of Lebanese: a 'halfie' who doesn't really fit into either world. And when...

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100 remarkable feats of Xander Maze by Clayton Zane Comber

100 remarkable feats of Xander Maze

Clayton Zane Comber

Audio CD

"Xander Maze loves lists, and his grandmother is #1 on his list of People I Love Most in the World. But now that Nanna has stage 4 cancer, can a new list of 100 Remarkable Feats really save her? Particularly when his list contains difficult things like...

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Between you and me by Carol Mason

Between you and me

Carol Mason

Audio CD

When young doctor Lauren Matheson meets Joe, an older divorced businessman, at a glittering poolside in California, it's a chance encounter that seems life-changing for them both. Back home in London, their feelings only strengthen. But Lauren soon d...

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Mrs. Rochester's ghost by Lindsay Marcott

Mrs. Rochester's ghost

Lindsay Marcott

Audio CD

After Jane loses everything, a friend calls to offer a job tutoring the teen daughter of a wealthy man accused of murdering his wife. But when Jane arrives, nothing is as it seems.

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Circus of wonders by Elizabeth Macneal

Circus of wonders

Elizabeth Macneal

Audio CD

"1866. In a coastal village in southern England, Nell picks violets for a living. Set apart by her community because of the birthmarks that speckle her skin, Nell’s world is her beloved brother and devotion to the sea. But when Jasper Jupiter’s Circus...

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Going with the boys by Judith Mackrell

Going with the boys

Judith Mackrell

Audio CD

"On the front lines of the Second World War, a contingent of female journalists were bravely waging their own battle. Barred from combat zones and faced with entrenched prejudice and bureaucratic restrictions, these women were forced to fight for the...

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The Nine by Gwen Strauss

The Nine

Gwen Strauss

Audio CD

"The Nine follows the true story of the author's great aunt Helene Podliasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the front lines of WWII from Germany back to Paris....

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I want to know that I will be okay by Deirdre Sullivan

I want to know that I will be okay

Deirdre Sullivan

Audio CD

"In this dark, glittering collection of short stories, Deirdre Sullivan explores the trauma and power that reside in women's bodies. A teenage girl tries to fit in at a party held in a haunted house, with unexpected and disastrous consequences. A mother...

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Shards of Earth by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Shards of Earth

Adrian Tchaikovsky

Audio CD

"Idris has neither aged nor slept since they remade him in the war. And one of humanity's heroes now scrapes by on a freelance salvage vessel, to avoid the attention of greater powers. After Earth was destroyed, mankind created a fighting elite to save...

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No sleep till wonderland by Paul Tremblay

No sleep till wonderland

Paul Tremblay

Audio CD

"Like most private eyes, Mark Genevich is something of a lone wolf. So group therapy isn't a great fit. But his landlord/mother is convinced it will help his narcolepsy, ignoring the fact that his disorder is a physical condition. Truth is, he has the...

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Songbirds by Christy Lefteri

Songbirds

Christy Lefteri

Audio CD

Nisha has crossed oceans to give her child a future. By day she cares for Petra's daughter, at night she mothers her own little girl by the light of a phone. Nisha's lover, Yiannis, is a poacher, hunting the tiny songbirds on their way to Africa each...

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Bird by bird by Anne Lamott

Bird by bird

Anne Lamott

Audio CD

"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table...

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The happy traitor by Simon Kuper

The happy traitor

Simon Kuper

Audio CD

"Those people who were betrayed were not innocent people. They were no better nor worse than I am. It's all part of the intelligence world. If the man who turned me in came to my house today, I'd invite him to sit down and have a cup of tea. George Blake...

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Letters of note

Letters of note

Audio CD

In Letters of Note: Dogs, Shaun Usher brings together a delightful collection of correspondence about our canine friends, featuring affectionate accounts of pups' playful misdemeanours, heartfelt tributes to loyal fidos and shared tales of remarkable...

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Missing pieces by Tim Weaver

Missing pieces

Tim Weaver

Audio CD

"It's a summer island but today it closes for the season. You told no one you were coming. Just you and your brother. But now he's missing and the last boat has left and you weren't on it. A storm is coming. You're alone - except for the person following...

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One Italian summer by Pip Williams

One Italian summer

Pip Williams

Audio CD

Pip and Shannon dreamed of living the good life. They wanted to slow down, grow their own food and spend more time with the people they love. But jobs and responsibilities got in the way, their chooks died, their fruit rotted and Pip ended up depressed...

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The guilt trip by Sandie Jones

The guilt trip

Sandie Jones

Audio CD

"In the vein of The Other Woman, Sandie Jones's explosive new novel The Guilt Trip will have readers gripped to the very last page. Six friends. Rachel and Noah have been friends since they met at university. While they once thought that they might b...

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My Amy by Tyler James

My Amy

Tyler James

Audio CD

"Written with a searing honesty and published for the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse's death, My Amy is an evocative portrait of unbreakable lifelong friendship - and a devastating study into fame, addiction and self-sabotage. Only one person knows...

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Left you dead by Peter James

Left you dead

Peter James

Audio CD

Detective Superintendent Roy Grace investigates the case of a missing woman in Brighton. Is this Roy Grace's most challenging case yet? A mystery that is leaving him totally confounded for the first time in his career. Most Sundays, Niall and Eden Pa...

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Prodigal son by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Prodigal son

Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Audio CD

"Evan Smoak used to be known as Orphan X: a figure as elusive as a rumour, until he came to the rescue of those who most desperately needed his help. The kind of help no one else could provide. The kind that caused concern in the corridors of power. As...

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Sistersong by Lucy Holland

Sistersong

Lucy Holland

Audio CD

"535 AD. King Cador's children inherit a land abandoned by the Romans, torn by warring tribes. Riva can cure others, but can't heal her own scars. Keyne battles to be seen as the king's son, although born a daughter. And Sinne dreams of love, longing...

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Fragile by Sarah Hilary

Fragile

Sarah Hilary

Audio CD

"Nell Ballard is a runaway. A former foster child with a dark secret she is desperate to keep, all Nell wants is to find a place she can belong. So when a job comes up at Starling Villas, home to the enigmatic Robin Wilder, she seizes the opportunity...

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The Ophelia girls by Jane Healey

The Ophelia girls

Jane Healey

Audio CD

" In the summer of 1973, Ruth and her four friends were obsessed with pre-Raphaelite paintings - and a little bit obsessed with each other. Drawn to the cold depths of the river by Ruth's house, the girls pretend to be the drowning Ophelia, with incr...

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A slow fire burning by Paula Hawkins

A slow fire burning

Paula Hawkins

Audio CD

"What is wrong with you?' Laura has spent most of her life being judged. She's seen as hot-tempered, troubled, a loner. Some even call her dangerous. Miriam knows that just because Laura is witnessed leaving the scene of a horrific murder with blood on...

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The unwilling by John Hart

The unwilling

John Hart

Audio CD

"Set in the South at the height of the Vietnam War, The Unwilling combines crime, suspense and searing glimpses into the human mind and soul in New York Times bestselling author John Hart's singular style. Gibby's older brothers have already been to war....

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You already know by Helen Jacobs

You already know

Helen Jacobs

Audio CD

Learn how to foresee potential life pitfalls, realise what your guidance is asking you to heal (and why), and prepare to find your true soul calling! Successful PR executive-turned psychic Helen Jacobs never wanted to be a medium, but the universe ca...

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The comfort book by Matt Haig

The comfort book

Matt Haig

Audio CD

"A small book for anyone in search of hope, looking for a path to a more meaningful life, or in need of encouragement. "Happiness occurs when you forget who you're expected to be. And what you're expected to do. Happiness is an accident of self-accep...

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