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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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More myself by Alicia Keys

More myself

Alicia Keys

Audio CD

"An intimate, revealing look at one artist's journey from self-censorship to full expression As one of the most celebrated musicians of our time, Alicia Keys has enraptured the nation with her heartfelt lyrics, extraordinary vocal range, and soul-sti...

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The talented Mr Varg by Alexander McCall Smith

The talented Mr Varg

Alexander McCall Smith

Audio CD

In the second installment of the best-selling Detective Varg series, Ulf and his team investigate a notorious philanderer - a wolf of a man whose bad reputation may be all bark and no bite. The Department of Sensitive Crimes, renowned for taking on the...

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The glass hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

The glass hotel

Emily St. John Mandel

Audio CD

From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate events - a massive Ponzi scheme collapse and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea. The Glass Hotel...

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The girl she was by Rebecca Freeborn

The girl she was

Rebecca Freeborn

Audio CD

For years she outran her past, turning away from the town and her friends. Now her past has caught up ... 'She'd long ago stopped wondering whether anyone would find out what she'd done. It was in the past, and Layla didn't dwell on the past.' Layla was...

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Where fortune lies by Mary-Anne O'Connor

Where fortune lies

Mary-Anne O'Connor

Audio CD

1879: 'Invisible' Anne Brown fears she'll never escape the harshness and poverty of her life in County Donegal, Ireland. Until, one dramatic Beltane night, her life is changed forever and she leaves to seek her fortune in far-flung Australia. Upon the...

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Phosphorescence by Julia Baird

Phosphorescence

Julia Baird

Audio CD

A beautiful, intimate and inspiring investigation into how we can find and nurture within ourselves that essential quality of internal happiness - the 'light within' that Julia Baird calls 'phosphorescence' - which will sustain us even through the da...

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The resurrectionists by Kim Wilkins

The resurrectionists

Kim Wilkins

Audio CD

Young Australian cellist Maisie Fielding is bored with her career and her overpowering, manipulative musical family. Faking a wrist injury, she takes time off to return to England, her mother's home country, to search for her own roots and to find out...

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Cloudburst by Wilbur A. Smith

Cloudburst

Wilbur A. Smith

Jack Courtney has lived in the UK his whole life. But this summer his parents are travelling to the Democratic Republic of Congo for a conference, and they've promised to take Jack and his friends with them. When his parents go missing, abducted by.....

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What the ladybird heard and other stories by Julia Donaldson

What the ladybird heard and other stories

Julia Donaldson

Make all the farmyard noises with the little ladybird and her friends, help Crab find a brand-new shell, rhyme along with the Rhyming Rabbit and see if Princess Eliza can escape from the Wizard. These fun stories are brought to life by Alexander Arms...

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What the ladybird heard next and other stories by Julia Donaldson

What the ladybird heard next and other stories

Julia Donaldson

Join the crime-busting ladybird as she stops two greedy thieves on the farm, help the Singing Mermaid escape the circus and return to her seaside home, follow the magical adventures of Sugarlump the horse when a unicorn grants his every wish and join...

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The master's apprentice by Oliver Pötzsch

The master's apprentice

Oliver Pötzsch

Audio CD

It's the fifteenth century and only heretics are curious about the universe. Germany, 1494. Born under a rare alignment of the stars, Johann Georg Gerlach, the "lucky one" to his mother, is fated for greatness. But Johann's studies and wonder at the sky...

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Date with danger by Julia Chapman

Date with danger

Julia Chapman

Audio CD

In the heart of Yorkshire, the Dales Detective Agency is about to face its biggest challenge. A fatal accident at Bruncliffe's livestock auction mart leads auctioneer Harry Furness to call in detective duo Samson O'Brien and Delilah Metcalfe, but what...

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Buried by Lynda La Plante

Buried

Lynda La Plante

Audio CD

Jack Warr is a young DC with the Metropolitan Police. Charming but aimless, Jack can't seem to find his place in the world - until he's drawn into an investigation that turns his life upside down. In the aftermath of a fire at a derelict cottage, a b...

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We begin at the end by Christopher Whitaker

We begin at the end

Christopher Whitaker

Audio CD

For some people, trouble just finds them. Thirty years ago, Vincent King became a killer. Now, he's been released from prison and is back in his hometown of Cape Haven, California. Not everyone is pleased to see him. Like Star Radley, his ex-girlfriend,...

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Gathering dark by Candice Fox

Gathering dark

Candice Fox

Audio CD

A convicted killer. A gifted thief. A vicious crime boss. A disillusioned cop. Together, they're a missing girl's only hope. Dr Blair Harbour, once a wealthy, respected surgeon in Los Angeles, is now an ex-con down on her luck. She's determined to keep...

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Joy at work by Marie Kondo

Joy at work

Marie Kondo

Audio CD

If you properly simplify and organise your work life once, you'll never have to do it again. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, sparked a new genre of publishing and became an international bestseller. Now, for the first time,...

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On Angel mountain by Brian John

On Angel mountain

Brian John

Audio CD

Enter the enchanting world of Martha Morgan, a VERY imperfect heroine. In 1796, Martha becomes the mistress of the struggling Plas Ingli estate, at only 18 years old. She is pregnant and suicidal. Though she loves her husband David dearly, she is des...

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To the land of long lost friends by Alexander McCall Smith

To the land of long lost friends

Alexander McCall Smith

Audio CD

At a local wedding, Mma Ramotswe bumps into a long-lost friend, Calviniah, who confesses that her only daughter Nametso has inexplicably turned away from her. Not only that, an old acquaintance has simultaneously lost all her money and found solace in...

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HRT by Kathy Lette

HRT

Kathy Lette

Audio CD

What do you do when you're told you've got terminal cancer at 50? Take up crochet, convert to religion and bow out gracefully? Or ditch your husband of 20 years, abandon your demanding kids, leave your job, desert your bossy mother, cash in your savings...

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The lost boy by Ayik Chut Deng

The lost boy

Ayik Chut Deng

Audio CD

After life as a boy soldier in South Sudan, fighting battles in Ethiopia and refugee camps in Kenya, Ayik Chut found himself a refugee in Toowoomba, Queensland. After life as a boy soldier in South Sudan, Ayik Chut found himself a refugee in Toowoomba....

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Under your wings by Tiffany Tsao

Under your wings

Tiffany Tsao

Audio CD

"Gwendolyn and Estella have always been as close as sisters can be. Growing up in a wealthy, powerful and sometimes treacherous family, they've relied on each other for support and confidence. Now, though, Gwendolyn is lying in a coma, the sole survivor...

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The end of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer

The end of Cuthbert Close

Cassie Hamer

Audio CD

Food stylist Cara, corporate lawyer Alex and stay-at-home mum Beth couldn't be more different. If it wasn't for the fact they live next door to each other in Cuthbert Close, they'd never have met and bonded over Bundt cake. The Close is an oasis of calm...

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Australian code breakers by James Phelps

Australian code breakers

James Phelps

Audio CD

A thrilling, fast-paced and thoroughly modern telling of one of Australia's greatest unknown military triumphs, written by our number-one true crime writer. On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded...

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A robot girl ruined my sleepover by Rebecca Patterson

A robot girl ruined my sleepover

Rebecca Patterson

Make best friends with a cyborg kid today! It's 2099 and Lyla has a new friend, a robot girl! It's Clara 2.2's first day at school and Lyla has been chosen to be her buddy. Clara is perfect in every way and she makes Lyla feel special too. But when it...

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Darkwhispers by Vashti Hardy

Darkwhispers

Vashti Hardy

Discover more than you ever imagined ... The Brightstorm twins are back for more high adventure on the sky-ship Aurora! Eudora Vane has organised an explorer fleet to search for missing adventurer Ermitage Wrigglesworth. Harriet Culpepper and the crew...

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Miffy's adventures. Volume 8 / Big and small by Dick Bruna

Miffy's adventures. Volume 8 / Big and small

Dick Bruna

Follow Miffy as she embarks on more adventures, big and small - exploring the exciting world around her with her friends and family. 1. Miffy's Sports Day 2. Snuffy at School 3. Miffy, What Will You Be? 4. Uncle Pilot Saves the Day 5. Miffy's Lucky Dip...

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Scary Mary and the stripe spell by Emily Rodda

Scary Mary and the stripe spell

Emily Rodda

On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find? ... Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news: Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new island to call home. What can...

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Smiley Shark and other ocean adventures by Ruth Galloway

Smiley Shark and other ocean adventures

Ruth Galloway

Smiley Shark may be the biggest fish in the ocean but he's also the friendliest and the funniest - and by far the smiliest! Join in the adventures of Smiley Shark and his ocean-dwelling friends. Stories include: Smiley Shark Smiley Shark and the Great...

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Sabotage by Shelley Johannes

Sabotage

Shelley Johannes

Operation Upside has grown to a team of three: Beatrice, her best friend Lenny and her mysterious neighbour Sam. With several successful missions under their belts, the trio is preparing for another great week when the unthinkable occurs - an imposter...

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Stay strong by Audrey Dean

Stay strong

Audrey Dean

Audio CD

Heartbreak, insecurity, regret, embarrassment, jealousy, humiliation, guilt, shame, rejection and betrayal. It's impossible to live fully without experiencing life's least desirable emotions. They are a fact of life - what it means to be human - and yet...

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The heart of war by Kathleen J. McInnis

The heart of war

Kathleen J. McInnis

Audio CD

Dr. Heather Reilly has been an anti-war activist since her brother died fighting the Taliban. But her crushing student loans drive her to take a job working on a peace plan for Afghanistan, in the last place on Earth she ever thought she'd be employed:...

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The boy from the woods by Harlan Coben

The boy from the woods

Harlan Coben

Audio CD

Lies are dangerous. But the truth could kill him. His name is Wilde. Thirty years ago he was found in the New Jersey backwoods with no idea of how he'd got there or what had happened to his family. Now a decorated former soldier, he still prefers to...

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The beautiful mother by Katherine Scholes

The beautiful mother

Katherine Scholes

Audio CD

In a remote part of Tanzania known as the Cradle of Humankind,Essie Lawrence lives with her husband in an archaeologist's camp. One morning a chance encounter with two strangers out in the field sees her making a rash promise - one she has no idea how...

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Trap door by Dreda Say Mitchell

Trap door

Dreda Say Mitchell

Audio CD

100 years ago, young women were killed in this workplace. Is history about to repeat itself? Rachel, a young woman in serious debt, needs to find a job fast before she's made homeless. She gets a lucky break when she is offered a great position in a ...

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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Shuggie Bain

Douglas Stuart

Audio CD

Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh 'Shuggie' Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in run-down public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain...

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Bomb girls by Jacky Hyams

Bomb girls

Jacky Hyams

Music CD

The story of the unsung heroines of World War II, told in their own words. Bomb Girls tells the intimate, personal stories of an unforgettable group of women, whose hard work and quiet courage helped Britain to win the war. They were the wives and mothers...

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When the hangman came to Galway by Dean Ruxton

When the hangman came to Galway

Dean Ruxton

Audio CD

As the train rattled westward on the outskirts of Dublin, James Berry didn't stand out amongst his fellow passengers, but they couldn't see the long, Italian silk rope coiled in the black leather bag by his side, nor the white cap and pinion straps, nor...

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Finding hope in the age of anxiety by Claire Hayes

Finding hope in the age of anxiety

Claire Hayes

Audio CD

I can't face this. No one understands how hard it is for me. People are looking at me. Why am I like this? Why can I not be like everyone else? What's wrong with me? Sound familiar? I can't face this. No one understands how hard it is for me. People ...

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My parents are out of control by Pete Johnson

My parents are out of control

Pete Johnson

Out of the blue, Louis's parents ask for tips on being cool. At first Louis is amused and teaches his parents how to use words like 'safe,' 'wicked' and 'sick' and how to touch fists. But then Louis's dad turns up outside his school dressed like a ra...

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Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog and a rabbit called Wish by Claire Barker

Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog and a rabbit called Wish

Claire Barker

Audio CD

Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. When Lord Pepper buys an antique top hat he brings home a ghost rabbit looking for a young magician called Ernest Salt. But there's sk...

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Can you see me? by Libby Scott

Can you see me?

Libby Scott

Audio CD

Tally is eleven years old and she's just like her friends. Well, sometimes she is. If she tries really hard to be. Because there's something that makes Tally not the same as her friends. Something she can't ignore, no matter how hard she tries: Tally...

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The house by the loch by Kirsty Wark

The house by the loch

Kirsty Wark

Audio CD

Scotland, 1950s. Walter MacMillan is bewitched by clever, glamorous Jean Thompson and can't believe his luck when she agrees to marry him. Neither can she, for Walter represents a steady, loving man who can perhaps quiet the demons inside her. Yet their...

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Our little secrets by Peter Ritchie

Our little secrets

Peter Ritchie

Audio CD

At Police Scotland HQ, Grace Macallan has pitched up in Counter Corruption. But the demons of her past are never far behind. Meanwhile, Edinburgh's gangland is in turmoil. As a new breed of upstarts challenges the old criminal order, their battle for...

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She-wolf by Dan Smith

She-wolf

Dan Smith

Audio CD

A young Viking girl is swept by a storm on to a desolate English beach. Cruelly orphaned there, Ylva becomes set on revenge, tracking a killer through dangerous hinterland. She wants only the favour of the Norse gods and the comfort of her stories. But...

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Fire girl, forest boy by Chloe Daykin

Fire girl, forest boy

Chloe Daykin

Audio CD

Maya has to escape. She's on the run in a country she doesn't know and has no idea who to trust. Raul is escaping too - travelling back to his home where a terrible tragedy happened, ready to stir up trouble. When their paths collide in the middle of...

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Last orders at the Star and Sixpence by Holly Hepburn

Last orders at the Star and Sixpence

Holly Hepburn

Audio CD

The cosy village of Little Monkham is home to The Star and Sixpence, a renovated pub owned by sisters Sam and Nessie. But change is afoot in the tiny community. Nessie is moving in with her boyfriend, leaving Sam alone in the pub. However, the arrival...

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Heroes on the home front by Annie Clarke

Heroes on the home front

Annie Clarke

Audio CD

December 1941, North East England. Despite the loss of her father, Sarah is settling into her new role at the munitions factory. Her blossoming romance with pitman Stan is a welcome distraction from the dangerous working conditions. But a shocking re...

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Corrupted by Lisa Scottoline

Corrupted

Lisa Scottoline

Audio CD

For Bennie Rosato, founder of the Rosato & DiNunzio law firm, failure has never been an option. Thirteen years ago, she took on Jason Leftavick, a twelve-year-old boy who was sent to a juvenile detention center after fighting a class bully. Bennie co...

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The missing years by Lexie Elliott

The missing years

Lexie Elliott

Audio CD

Ailsa Calder has inherited half a house. The other half belongs to a man who disappeared without a trace twenty-seven years ago. Her father. Leaving London behind to settle her mother's estate, Ailsa returns to her childhood home in the foothills of ...

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The gift of friends by Emma Hannigan

The gift of friends

Emma Hannigan

Audio CD

Kingfisher Road - a leafy, peaceful street in the town of Vayhill. But there are whispers behind closed doors. Who is moving into Number 10? Engaged to handsome, wealthy Justin Johnston, Danielle appears to her new neighbours to have the perfect, glossy...

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The easternmost house by Juliet Blaxland

The easternmost house

Juliet Blaxland

Audio CD

Within the next three years, Juliet Blaxland's home will be demolished, and the land where it now stands will crumble into the North Sea. In her numbered days living in the Easternmost House, Juliet fights to maintain the rural ways she grew up with,...

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The woman downstairs by Libby Carpenter

The woman downstairs

Libby Carpenter

Audio CD

When human remains are found in a ground floor flat, the residents of Nelson Heights are shocked to learn that there was a dead body in their building for over three years. Sarah, living in the flat above, now feels threatened by a stranger hanging a...

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Watchers of the dead by Simon Beaufort

Watchers of the dead

Simon Beaufort

Audio CD

December 1882. Attending the opening of the new Natural History Museum, reporter Alec Lonsdale and his colleague Hulda Friederichs are shocked to discover a body in the basement, hacked to death. Suspicion falls on three cannibals, brought from the Congo...

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The seaside angel by Evie Grace

The seaside angel

Evie Grace

Audio CD

Margate, 1884. When 17-year-old Hannah Bentley fled the family home, she never dreamed she'd find her feet working as a nurse on the children's ward at the Royal Sea Bathing Infirmary. She adores her patients and the sea air, and looks forward to a time...

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The Spitfire girls by Jenny Holmes

The Spitfire girls

Jenny Holmes

Audio CD

Mary is a driver for the ATA and although she yearns to fly a Spitfire, she fears her humble background will hold her back. After all, glamorous Angela is set to be the next 'Atta Girl' on recruitment posters. Bobbie learned to fly in her father's pr...

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A Liverpool girl by Elizabeth Morton

A Liverpool girl

Elizabeth Morton

Audio CD

Her father is dead and her mother doesn't want her... When Babby's dad is killed in a senseless bar room brawl it changes their family forever. She is sent away only to return home a few years later, unmarried and pregnant. Her mother is incandescent...

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Impossible dream by Gemma Jackson

Impossible dream

Gemma Jackson

Audio CD

In 1898 three young girls leave a Dublin orphanage to enter a life of domestic service. They are placed in the home of Captain Charles Whitmore, but he is preparing to set off on a long sea voyage. His wife Georgina, desperate to break free from a vi...

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Emmerdale at war by Pamela Bell

Emmerdale at war

Pamela Bell

Audio CD

Can the nation's favourite village make peace with each other? It is a must for fans of ITV's EMMERDALE, and readers who love heart-warming and heart-breaking stories set during wartime. Pamela Bell's book transports us to the Yorkshire Dales in the midst...

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The Forces' sweethearts by Rosie Archer

The Forces' sweethearts

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

1943, and The Bluebird Girls are at the top of their game. They are touring with ENSA, visiting army bases across the world in order to boost the morale of the brave boys fighting in the desert and the jungle. The hours are long and the travelling...

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The Crossroads by Pamela Cook

The Crossroads

Pamela Cook

Audio CD

Rosie O'Shea dreams of seeing the world. But the Crossroads Hotel she inherited from her husband is falling down around her ears, her bank account is empty, and family duty means she's staying put in the outback... Drought has hit Stephanie Bailey's ...

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Baby by Annaleese Jochems

Baby

Annaleese Jochems

Audio CD

Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Unemployed and living with her father, her existence is self-absorbed yet meaningless; her days absorbed by reality TV, social media and an obsession with her striking ...

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The last days of the Romanov dancers by Kerri Turner

The last days of the Romanov dancers

Kerri Turner

Audio CD

Valentina Yershova's position in the Romanovs' Imperial Russian Ballet is the only thing keeping her from the clutches of poverty. With determination, she has clawed her way through the ranks, relying not only on her talent but her alliances with inf...

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To the strongest by Robert Fabbri

To the strongest

Robert Fabbri

Audio CD

Babylon, 323 BC: Alexander the Great is dead, leaving behind him the largest empire the world has ever seen. As his final breaths fade in a room of seven bodyguards, Alexander refuses to name a successor. But without a natural heir, who will take the...

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Actress by Anne Enright

Actress

Anne Enright

Audio CD

This is the story of Irish theatre legend Katherine O'Dell, as written by her daughter Norah. It tells of early stardom in Hollywood, of highs and lows on the stages of Dublin and London's West End. Katherine's life is a grand performance, with young...

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Where dragonflies hover by AnneMarie Brear

Where dragonflies hover

AnneMarie Brear

Audio CD

Everyone thinks Lexi is crazy when she falls in love with Hollingsworth House, a crumbling old Georgian mansion in Yorkshire - and nobody more so than her husband, Dylan. But there's something very special about the place, and Lexi can sense it. Whil...

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Ladies can't climb ladders by Jane Robinson

Ladies can't climb ladders

Jane Robinson

Audio CD

The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919 was one of the most significant pieces of legislation in modern Britain. It should have marked a social revolution, opening the doors of the traditional professions to women who had worked so hard during...

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Take me home by Alex Hart

Take me home

Alex Hart

Audio CD

When struggling photojournalist Harper tries to return a dress she bought something catches her eye: the same little girl who was waiting there that morning is still there. The sales assistant doesn't know whose she is. The security guard at the mall...

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Four minutes to save a life by Anna Stuart

Four minutes to save a life

Anna Stuart

Audio CD

Supermarket delivery driver Charlie enjoys his new job, because he doesn't have to spend too long with people, who, he's found, are nothing but trouble. But when he's assigned the Hope Row street, he realises there are a lot of lonely people out there...

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The Titanic secret by Clive Cussler

The Titanic secret

Clive Cussler

Audio CD

In the present day, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt makes a daring rescue from inside an antiquated submersible in the waters off New York City. His reward afterwards is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell... In 1911, i...

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A bitter feast by Deborah Crombie

A bitter feast

Deborah Crombie

Audio CD

Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his wife, Detective Inspector Gemma James, have been invited for a relaxing weekend in the Cotswolds. Duncan, Gemma, and their children are guests at Beck House, the country estate belonging to...

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Hostage to fortune by Sarah Hawkswood

Hostage to fortune

Sarah Hawkswood

Audio CD

January 1144. Hugh Bradecote does not want his betrothed heading off on pilgrimage to the shrine of St Eadgyth at Polesworth, but the Archbishop of Canterbury's envoy and his entourage of monks seem Heaven sent as escorts, right up until they are captured...

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Blue lightning by Ann Cleeves

Blue lightning

Ann Cleeves

Audio CD

Shetland Detective Jimmy Perez knows it will be a difficult homecoming when he returns to Fair Isle. It's a community where strangers, while welcomed, are still viewed with a degree of mistrust. With the autumn storms raging, the island feels cut off...

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Possessed by Peter (Journalist) author. Laws

Possessed

Peter (Journalist) author. Laws

Audio CD

Professor Matt Hunter is an atheist ex-minister and expert on religion, brought in by the police to advise on cases where there is a supernatural overtone. When they receive a report of strange whispers behind a blood-soaked door, they are baffled to...

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You had me at Merlot by Lisa Dickenson

You had me at Merlot

Lisa Dickenson

Audio CD

Elle and Laurie are the last ones standing: they're single, they're not having babies any time soon and their weekends aren't filled with joyful meetings about mortgages. For Elle, this is fine. She likes her independent life, but Laurie wants love and...

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The doom list by Gerard O'Donovan

The doom list

Gerard O'Donovan

Audio CD

The Doom List - you'd rather be dead than be on it: the intriguing new 1920s mystery featuring Irish-born cop turned private investigator Tom Collins.1922. "Movie czar" Will H. Hays is on a mission to clean up Hollywood by compiling the Doom List - a...

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I am death by Chris Carter

I am death

Chris Carter

Audio CD

Seven days after being abducted, the body of a 20-year-old woman is found on a green patch of grass by the Los Angeles International Airport. She has been left with her limbs stretched out and spread apart, placing her in a five-point human star. The...

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The first rebellion by M. C. author. Beaton

The first rebellion

M. C. author. Beaton

Audio CD

The Earl of Tredair has had his fill of balls, routs, and silly misses, and he despairs of finding anyone out of the ordinary - that is, until he meets Miss Fanny Waverley. Most unique and intriguing, she and her two sisters are the adopted daughters...

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Murder at the Manchester Museum by Jim Eldridge

Murder at the Manchester Museum

Jim Eldridge

Audio CD

1895. Former Scotland Yard detective Daniel Wilson, made famous from his days working the Jack the Ripper case, and his archaeologist sidekick Abigail Fenton are summoned to investigate the murder of a young woman at the Manchester Museum. Though sta...

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Whatever it takes by Andy McNab

Whatever it takes

Andy McNab

Audio CD

For James Mercer, the financial ruin of his family by the institutions they trusted can never be undone. It shattered everyone, leaving him with a burning need to right the wrongs they suffered. He will stop at nothing to recoup what they are owed. It's...

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The book of dreams by Nina George

The book of dreams

Nina George

Audio CD

On his way to see his son, Sam, for the first time in years, Henri Skinner steps into the road and collides with oncoming traffic. In a nearby hospital he floats, comatose, between dreams, reliving his childhood and the secrets that made him run away...

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An echo of scandal by Laura Madeleine

An echo of scandal

Laura Madeleine

Audio CD

Accused of murder, Alejandra flees her home, escaping to the southern edge of Spain, where she faces a life of poverty and destitution. Seduced by the power of the rich and the anonymity that waits across the water in Tangier, Ale makes a bid for a new...

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Hitler's British Isles by Duncan Barrett

Hitler's British Isles

Duncan Barrett

Audio CD

In 1940 Britain stood perilously close to invasion. One by one, the nations of Europe had fallen, and Hitler's sights were set on the English coast. And yet, following the success of the Battle of Britain, the promised invasion never came. But the spectre...

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Meet me at the Art Caf韨[compact disc]  by Sue McDonagh

Meet me at the Art Caf韨[compact disc]

Sue McDonagh

Audio CD

Would you take a chance on a bad boy with a leather jacket and a vintage motorbike? That's the question single mum Jo Morris has to ask herself when she collides with local bike mechanic Ed Griffiths on a rainy Welsh hillside. Working at the Art Caf鬠Jo...

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Murder by suggestion by Veronica Heley

Murder by suggestion

Veronica Heley

Audio CD

Ellie Quicke is shocked when her daughter, Diana, turns up at her door with a suitcase in tow. Bunny Brewster has died of an overdose, and Diana's husband, Evan, is convinced that she is responsible for his friend's death. It seems that Diana and four...

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Thirteen guests by J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson) Farjeon

Thirteen guests

J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson) Far...

Audio CD

On a fine autumn weekend Lord Aveling hosts a hunting party at his country house, Bragley Court. Among the guests are an actress, a journalist, an artist and a mystery novelist. The unlucky thirteenth is John Foss, injured at the local train station ...

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Do not exceed the stated dose by Peter Lovesey

Do not exceed the stated dose

Peter Lovesey

Audio CD

Beware of long-lost friends, sleepy cats, and Santa's grotto. Think twice about gypsy curses, squawking parrots, and peach-coloured thermal underwear - for any one of them can confound your expectations and shatter a cosy world. In this addictive col...

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The variety girls by Tracy Baines

The variety girls

Tracy Baines

Audio CD

After the tragic death of her father, aspiring singer Jessie Delaney has been forced to live with her bullying aunt and dreams of getting the break of a lifetime to escape. When she's cast as one of the Variety Girls in a new show at the Empire Theatre,...

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Seven days in summer by Marcia Willett

Seven days in summer

Marcia Willett

Audio CD

Busy mum of twins Liv is looking forward to a week at the Beach Hut in Devon, even if she feels that something's not right between her and Matt. Baz loves having his family to stay by the sea, but when an unexpected guest arrives, he finds himself torn...

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The Patterdale plot by Rebecca Tope

The Patterdale plot

Rebecca Tope

Audio CD

Simmy Brown had hoped that her autumn would be less frantic than usual to give her a chance to enjoy her pregnancy, her upcoming nuptials, and some time looking for a new house in the Patterdale area of the Lake District. But it is not to be... When one...

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The burial circle by Kate Ellis

The burial circle

Kate Ellis

Audio CD

The discovery of a human skeleton and a red rucksack amongst the roots of a fallen tree jolts memories for DI Wesley Peterson: a hitch hiker who went missing in 2008, and was never found. Meanwhile, in the small Devon village of Petherham, a famous TV...

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The tolls of death by Michael Jecks

The tolls of death

Michael Jecks

Audio CD

After their gruelling journeys to Galicia and Scilly, Baldwin and Simon are at last back on the English mainland. Eager to get home, they set off on horseback but only get as far as Cardinham on Bodmin Moor. Here, they are detained by the castellan w...

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The yellow bird sings by Jennifer Rosner

The yellow bird sings

Jennifer Rosner

Audio CD

Poland, 1941. A mother. A child. An impossible choice. After the Jews in their town are rounded up, Róza and her five-year-old daughter, Shira, spend day and night hidden in a farmer's barn. Forbidden from making a sound, only the yellow bird from her...

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Sharks in the time of saviours by Kawai Strong Washburn

Sharks in the time of saviours

Kawai Strong Washburn

Audio CD

In 1995 Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on a rare family vacation, seven-year-old Nainoa Flores falls overboard a cruise ship into the Pacific Ocean. When a shiver of sharks appears in the water, everyone fears for the worst. But instead, Noa is gingerly delivered...

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Cherry slice by Jennifer Stone

Cherry slice

Jennifer Stone

Audio CD

When Kenny Thorpe, a contestant on Expose TV's Big Blubber, the hot new celebrity weight-loss show, is murdered on live television in front of three million viewers, the case seems pretty watertight. After all, everyone saw Barry do it, didn't they? ...

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Ignite by Shannah Kennedy

Ignite

Shannah Kennedy

Music CD

Are you sick of settling for average? Ready to raise the bar? The Essentialists are here to spark you into action. Ignite is your vital resource if you want to energise your life and upgrade your game. With twenty powerful, practical skills for those...

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20th victim by James Patterson

20th victim

James Patterson

Audio CD

Three victims, three bullets, three cities. Simultaneous murders in LA, Chicago, and San Francisco, SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer's jurisdiction. The shooters are precise, as is their target selection. Each one of the men and women downed excels at an ...

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When panic attacks by Áine Tubridy

When panic attacks

Áine Tubridy

Audio CD

Hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland suffer from panic attacks and anxiety, but many struggle to access any meaningful help for these conditions. Prompted by years of working with patients suffering from panic attacks and struck by just how common...

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Rootbound by Alice Vincent

Rootbound

Alice Vincent

Audio CD

When she was a girl, Alice Vincent loved her grandfather's garden - the freedom, the calm, the beauty of it. Twenty years later, living in a tiny flat in South London, that childhood in the garden feels like a dream. When she suddenly finds herself u...

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The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld

The Bass Rock

Evie Wyld

Audio CD

In 1720s Scotland, a priest and his son get lost in the forest, transporting a witch to the coast to stop her from being killed by the village. In the sad, slow years after the Second World War, Ruth finds herself the replacement wife to a recent widower...

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The first stone by Helen Garner

The first stone

Helen Garner

Audio CD

An account of an Australian sexual harassment case in which two female students filed police charges against a college official. The shock of these charges split the community and painfully focused the debate about sex and power. In the autumn of 1992,...

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