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All fiction new titles

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Fan of crime, romance, sci-fi or other fiction genres? Look through our latest titles and discover a captivating story in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print, graphic novel or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Killing orders by Sara Paretsky

Killing orders

Sara Paretsky

Audio CD

"Years ago V I Warshawski's Aunt Rosa treated the detective's beloved mother in an unforgiveable way. Now, after she's accused of stealing $3 million from the Dominican priory where she works, Rosa calls upon the ties of blood to clear her name. V I is...

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Flowers in the rain & other stories by Rosamunde Pilcher

Flowers in the rain & other stories

Rosamunde Pilcher

Audio CD

"Through thick mist and a cold east wind, Lavinia returns to Scotland. Up at the big house Mrs Farquhar is dying. Seeing Lachlan again, Lavinia remembers her childhood holidays there: swimming in the loch, the picnics, bottle-feeding the lambs down at...

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The day of the storm by Rosamunde Pilcher

The day of the storm

Rosamunde Pilcher

Audio CD

"On the last day of her mother's life, Rebecca learns she has a family in Cornwall, and sets out to find the grandfather and cousin she has never known. But only the enigmatic Joss Gardner, the outsider who seems to be the apple of her grandfather's eye,...

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Anam ċara by John O'Donohue

Anam ċara

John O'Donohue

Audio CD

"When Saint Patrick first came to Ireland in the 5th century AD, he encountered the Celtic people - with their flourishing spiritual tradition, already thousands of years old. Where the Christians worshiped one God, the Celts had many - and in fact,...

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Coming home by Rosamunde Pilcher

Coming home

Rosamunde Pilcher

Audio CD

"In 1935, Judith Dunbar is left behind at a British boarding school when her mother and baby sister go off to join her father in Singapore. At Saint Ursula's, her friendship with Loveday Carey-Lewis sweeps her into the privileged, madcap world of the...

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The carousel by Rosamunde Pilcher

The carousel

Rosamunde Pilcher

Audio CD

"Prue is intelligent, artistic, independent, and bored. Pressured by her mother to make a conventional and dull marriage, she is delighted to escape London and seek retreat with her eccentric and bohemian aunt in Cornwall. A chance encounter with an ...

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Under Gemini by Rosamunde Pilcher

Under Gemini

Rosamunde Pilcher

Audio CD

"No two women could have been more different. No two women could have been closer ... Flora and Rose are identical twins who do not know of each other's existence. Rose has been raised by her frivolous mother with the glossy international jet set. Flora...

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The Navy Lark. Volume 34, The bugged and burgled beer

The Navy Lark. Volume 34, The bugged and burgled beer

Audio CD

"Four vintage episodes from the classic seafaring sitcom, including the original pilot episode and the final regular episode. Operation Fag End (‘Working Their Passage’), 5 April 1959: New head honcho Commander Povey is heading to the island to inspect...

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Armando Iannucci's charm offensive. Series 1-4 by Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci's charm offensive. Series 1-4

Armando Iannucci

Audio CD

"Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive is a topical, events-driven radio comedy hosted by comedy guru Iannucci, recorded in front of a live audience. With the sketchability of The Now Show, combined with the going-off-on-a-mad-streak of a maverick News ...

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The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Vol. 4 BBC Radio casebook. by Alexander McCall Smith

The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Vol. 4 BBC Radio casebook.

Alexander McCall Smith

Audio CD

"A fourth collection of BBC Radio 4 dramatisations, adapted by Alexander McCall Smith from his own bestselling books. Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier – and only – lady detective, is back with another batch of unusual cases. In these eight episodes,...

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Elsinore by Sebastian Baczkiewicz

Elsinore

Sebastian Baczkiewicz

Audio CD

"How did Claudius become the man he is in Shakespeare's Hamlet? What were the real reasons behind the murder of his brother? How does he really feel about his nephew? These questions will be answered in this drama spiced with ghosts, pirates, magic a...

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The 3rd degree. Series 1-7

The 3rd degree. Series 1-7

Audio CD

"A quiz show hosted by Steve Punt (star of BBC Radio 4's The Now Show and the brains behind Horrible Histories) where a team of three University students take on a team of three of their professors. Every week, at a different University, it pits a team...

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Stone. The complete series 1-4

Stone. The complete series 1-4

Audio CD

"Seventeen stories from the gritty crime series created by Danny Brocklehurst, starring Hugo Speer as Manchester detective John Stone. This collection brings together series 1 to 4 of this intelligent detective drama, tackling morally ambiguous, complex...

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The passengers by John (Freelance journalist) Marrs

The passengers

John (Freelance journalist) Marrs

Audio CD

"A ruthless hacker has targeted eight driverless cars, setting them on a fatal collision course. If the authorities interfere with the vehicles before they reach their destination, they will explode, killing everyone on board. Now the hacker is insisting...

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The 7 second CV by James Reed

The 7 second CV

James Reed

Audio CD

"It takes a recruiter just seven seconds to save or reject a job applicant's CV - less time than it takes for the kettle to boil. James Reed offers invaluable advice on what employers want to see in the CVs they receive and how you can stand out from...

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Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones & The Six

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Audio CD

"Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six. They sold out arenas from coast to coast. Their music defined an era and every girl in America idolised Daisy. But on July 12 1979, on the night of the final concert of the Aurora tour, they split. Nobody ever knew...

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The four horsemen by Richard Dawkins

The four horsemen

Richard Dawkins

Audio CD

"Known as the ‘four horsemen’ of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Their electrifying examination of ideas on this remarkable occasion was intense and wide-ranging. Everything that was said as they agreed...

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North to the rails by Louis L'Amour

North to the rails

Louis L'Amour

Audio CD

"Tom Chantry wore no gun and wished no man harm. French Williams was a ruthless cattleman more than willing to use his weapon. But Tom needed Williams to help him drive a herd north to Dodge. Setting off together on a trail alive with danger, soft-sp...

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The book of dreams by Nina George

The book of dreams

Nina George

Audio CD

"Comatose after an act of heroism, ex-war reporter Henri Skinner revisits memories of his British youth. His son, Sam - a thirteen-year old synesthete with an IQ of 144 and an appetite for science fiction - waits by his father's bedside every day. He...

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Playback by Raymond Chandler

Playback

Raymond Chandler

Audio CD

"Playback finds Marlowe mixing business with pleasure, getting paid to follow a mysterious and lovely red-head named Eleanor King. And wherever Miss King goes, trouble seems to follow. But she's easy on the eye and Marlowe's happy to do as he's told,...

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A short history of nearly everything by Bill Bryson

A short history of nearly everything

Bill Bryson

Audio CD

"A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's fascinating and humorous quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geolog...

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Only time will tell by Jeffrey Archer

Only time will tell

Jeffrey Archer

Audio CD

The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1920, with the chilling words, "I was told that my father was killed in the war". But it will be another 20 years before Harry discovers how his father really died, which will only lead him to question:...

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The empty hearth by Kitty Neale

The empty hearth

Kitty Neale

Audio CD

The Pratchett family have to contend with coalman Alfie Pratchett's obsessive jealousy. A bully, his two teenage children, John and Millie, have learned to dodge him and his moods. The main concern of ugly duckling Millie - who looks nothing like her...

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Strangers' hall by Elizabeth Jeffrey

Strangers' hall

Elizabeth Jeffrey

Audio CD

After fleeing her divided Dutch homeland, Jannekyn van der Hest comes to Colchester, Essex, looking to make a new life for herself. Though she seeks comfort and community, she finds herself at the mercy of her cruel uncle, who condemns her to a demeaning...

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The quarryman's wife by Elizabeth Gill

The quarryman's wife

Elizabeth Gill

Audio CD

After her daughter Arabella passes away, leaving a poor, motherless child in her wake, Nell Almond doesn't think her life can get any worse. But then tragedy strikes a second time and she finds herself widowed, with her husband's quarry to manage. But...

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The blue rose by Kate Forsyth

The blue rose

Kate Forsyth

Audio CD

Viviane de Faitaud has grown up alone at her family's chateau, for her father, the Marquis de Valaine, lives at the court of Louis XVI in Versailles. After a hailstorm destroys the chateau's orchards, gardens and fields, an ambitious young Welshman, ...

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My Mother's daughter by Ann O'Loughlin

My Mother's daughter

Ann O'Loughlin

Audio CD

County Wicklow, Ireland. Margo has just lost her husband Conor and is grieving his passing, unsure how she and her daughter Elsa will survive without him. Then she receives a letter that turns everything she thought she knew on its head. Not only has...

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The narrowboat girls by Rosie Archer

The narrowboat girls

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

Elsie Barker is desperate for a new start after her husband leaves her. When her friend Izzy - who needs to escape her abusive boyfriend - tells her about the jobs going for women as narrowboat crew on the canals between London and Coventry, she jumps...

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The autumn murders by Robert Gott

The autumn murders

Robert Gott

Audio CD

In the autumn of 1944, George Starling prepares to exact revenge on the person he hates most in the world (and Starling has a long list of people he hates): Detective Joe Sable of the Melbourne Homicide division. Driven by his dark passion for Nazism,...

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Hare's fur by Trevor Shearston

Hare's fur

Trevor Shearston

Audio CD

Russell Bass is a potter living on the edge of Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains. His wife has been dead less than a year, and although he has a few close friends, he is living a mostly solitary life. Each month he hikes into the valley below his house...

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55 by James Delargy

55

James Delargy

Audio CD

Gardner's Hill in Western Australia is a sleepy, remote town. It is home to Police Sergeant Chandler Jenkins, who is proud to run the small police station, a place used to dealing with domestic disputes and noise complaints. All that changes, however,...

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The crucifix killer by Chris Carter

The crucifix killer

Chris Carter

Audio CD

When the body of a young woman is discovered in a derelict cottage in Los Angeles, Robert Hunter is thrown into a nightmare case. The victim suffered a terrible death, and on the nape of her neck has been carved a strange double cross: the signature of...

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Tightrope by Marnie Riches

Tightrope

Marnie Riches

Audio CD

Having lost everything after a failed marriage, Beverley Sanders now lodges in the basement flat of a house owned by her best friend Sophie and husband, Tim. With her former glittering marketing career in the gutter, she begins to do investigative work...

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Pastures new by Margaret Thornton

Pastures new

Margaret Thornton

Audio CD

1960. Having been firm friends ever since they met in a Blackpool boarding house five years before, Val, Cissie and Janice are all now happily married, preoccupied with their growing families. But the new decade will bring change for all three families....

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Threads of life by Clare Hunter

Threads of life

Clare Hunter

Audio CD

In Tudor England - Mary, Queen of Scots, was under house arrest and her letters were censored, so she sewed secret treason into her needlework to communicate with the world outside. From the political propaganda of the Bayeux Tapestry to the maps sewn...

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Life ruins by Danuta Kot

Life ruins

Danuta Kot

Audio CD

Kay, recently widowed, feels she has hit rock bottom. For years she and her husband fostered difficult children - including Becca, who now seems to be in the worst trouble of her life. A girl has been attacked so savagely she can't be identified. She's...

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The great wide open by Douglas Kennedy

The great wide open

Douglas Kennedy

Audio CD

New York, 1980s. Heady, excessive times. Alice Burns - a young book editor - is deep into a manuscript about the morass of family life. The observations resonate, perhaps because she has just watched her own family implode. As she reads she wonders: When...

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You me everything by Catherine Isaac

You me everything

Catherine Isaac

Audio CD

Jess and her ten-year-old son William set off to spend the summer at Chⴥau de Roussignol, deep in the rich, sunlit hills of the Dordogne. There, Jess's ex-boyfriend and William's father, Adam, runs a beautiful hotel in a restored castle. Jess is bowled...

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The poison garden by Alex Marwood

The poison garden

Alex Marwood

Audio CD

Where Romy grew up, if someone died you never spoke of them again. Now 22, she has recently escaped the toxic confines of the cult she was raised in. But Romy is young, pregnant and completely alone - and if she is to keep herself safe in this new world,...

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Lady in the lake by Laura Lippman

Lady in the lake

Laura Lippman

Audio CD

Baltimore, 1966. When Maddie Schwartz, having recently left her husband of over 20 years, helps Baltimore police find a murdered girl, her assistance leads to a job at the city's afternoon newspaper. Working at the newspaper offers Maddie the opportunity...

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Thunder Bay by Douglas Skelton

Thunder Bay

Douglas Skelton

Audio CD

When reporter Rebecca Connolly is told of Roddie Drummond's return to the island of Stoirm she senses a story. Fifteen years before he was charged with the murder of his lover, Mhairi. When he was found Not Proven, Roddie left the island. Now he has ...

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Council by Snorri Kristjansson

Council

Snorri Kristjansson

Audio CD

Helga Finnsdottir left her Viking-chieftain foster parents, but she stopped in Uppsala when she fell in love. Now she's established herself as a local healer and life is good - hairy northerners and southern Swedes alike descend on the town for a tra...

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Pirata by Simon Scarrow

Pirata

Simon Scarrow

Audio CD

AD 25. Across the seas of the Adriaticum, pirates face mortal danger from wild storms, fight to hold their own against merciless rival pirates, and wrangle amongst themselves over hard-won treasure. While the Roman navy hunts them down.--Summary from...

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Marked for death by Matt Hilton

Marked for death

Matt Hilton

Audio CD

It should be a routine job. Joe Hunter and his associates are hired to provide security for an elite event in Miami. Wear a tux, stay professional, job done. But things go wrong. Hunter is drawn into what appears to be a domestic altercation. When he...

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The professor by 1816-1855 Bront묠Charlotte

The professor

1816-1855 Bront묠Charlotte

Audio CD

The hero of Charlotte Bront맳 first novel escapes a dreary clerkship in industrial Yorkshire by taking a job as a teacher in Belgium. There, however, his entanglement with the sensuous but manipulative Zoraide Reuter, complicates his affections for a ...

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Knife by Jo Nesbo

Knife

Jo Nesbo

Audio CD

Harry Hole is not in a good place... He's been given a chance for a new start with the Oslo Police but it's in the cold case office. What he really wants is to be investigating cases he suspects have ties to Svein Finne, the serial rapist and murderer...

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The lost shrine by Nicola Ford

The lost shrine

Nicola Ford

Audio CD

Archaeologist Clare Hills is struggling to finance her recently established university research institute along with her long-time friend, Dr David Barbrook. When Professor Margaret Bockford finds the Hart Unit work with a housing developer in the Co...

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Celtic empire by Clive Cussler

Celtic empire

Clive Cussler

Audio CD

During what was supposed to be a routine investigation in South America, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt finds himself embroiled in an international mystery, one that will threaten everyone and everything he knows - most importantly, his own family. Pitt travels...

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No silver spoon by Katie Flynn

No silver spoon

Katie Flynn

Audio CD

Dympna Byrnes lives a simple life with her family on the Connemara coast. She adores her father Micheal, and does her best to help her family by working hard and expecting little. But beneath the surface there are hidden secrets. Dympna's mother idolises...

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The purrfect pet sitter by Carol Thomas

The purrfect pet sitter

Carol Thomas

Audio CD

When Lisa Blake's life in London falls apart, she returns to her hometown rebranding herself as the purrfect pet sitter - which may or may not be false advertising as she has a rather unfortunate habit of (temporarily) losing dogs! But being back where...

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Stealing roses by Heather Cooper

Stealing roses

Heather Cooper

Audio CD

1862. Growing up in a small seaside town on the Isle of Wight, free-spirited Eveline Stanhope feels trapped by the weight of expectation from her well-to-do family. Her mother and two elder sisters would rather she focus her attention on marrying well,...

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Killing with confetti by Peter Lovesey

Killing with confetti

Peter Lovesey

Audio CD

A most controversial wedding is about to take place in Bath's gorgeous Abbey. The daughter of career criminal mastermind Joe Irving is getting hitched to the son of Deputy Chief Constable George Brace. A more uncomfortable group of in-laws would be hard...

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High performance by Peter Grimsdale

High performance

Peter Grimsdale

Audio CD

In January 1964 a team of tiny red and white Mini Coopers stunned the world by winning the legendary Monte Carlo Rally. It was a stellar year for British cars that culminated in Goldfinger breaking box office records and making James Bond's Aston Martin...

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Changing times by Jack Sheffield

Changing times

Jack Sheffield

Audio CD

For the residents of Ragley, the war is finally starting to feel like a distant memory. But Lily Feather can't quite forget the events of the war and the years that followed. Buried in her past remains a terrible secret from which she cannot escape but...

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Ardnish was home by Angus (Novelist) author. MacDonald

Ardnish was home

Angus (Novelist) author. MacDonald

Audio CD

Gallipoli, 1916. Lovat scout soldier Donald Peter Gillies lies in hospital, blinded by the Turks. There he falls in love with his Queen Alexandra Corps nurse, Louise. The story moves back and forth from their time at the field hospital to the west highlands...

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Murder by the barrel by Lesley Cookman

Murder by the barrel

Lesley Cookman

Audio CD

When the sleepy village of Steeple Martin announces its first beer festival, the locals are excited. Beer, sun and music, what could possibly go wrong? But when an unexpected death shakes the village, it's up to Libby Sarjeant to solve the puzzle. Was...

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Murder at the Ashmolean by Jim Eldridge

Murder at the Ashmolean

Jim Eldridge

Audio CD

1895. A senior executive at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is found in his office with a bullet hole between his eyes, a pistol discarded close by. The death has officially been ruled as suicide by local police, but with an apparent lack of motive for...

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The hills and the valley by Janet Tanner

The hills and the valley

Janet Tanner

Audio CD

Barbara Roberts, pretty, mischievous, and 17, has grown up wanting for nothing. But a long-buried family secret that threatens her happiness is about to be uncovered. Will it deny her the one man she truly loves? And outside of the close-knit mining ...

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The sanctuary murders by Susanna Gregory

The sanctuary murders

Susanna Gregory

Audio CD

1360. Edward III issues a call to arms, as sporadic attacks by the French threaten to turn into a full-blown invasion. In Cambridge, fear of the enemy is magnified by the belief that foreign agents are lurking in the area. And then the first murder occurs,...

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Murder by matchlight by E. C. R. Lorac

Murder by matchlight

E. C. R. Lorac

Audio CD

London, 1945. The capital is shrouded in the darkness of the blackout, and mystery abounds in the parks after dusk. During a stroll through Regent's Park, Bruce Mallaig witnesses two men acting suspiciously around a footbridge. In a matter of moments,...

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Stasi 77 by David Young

Stasi 77

David Young

Audio CD

"Karin Muller of the German Democratic Republic's People's Police is called to a factory in the east of the country. A man has been murdered - bound and trapped as a fire burned nearby, slowly suffocating him. But who is he? Why was he targeted? Could...

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The anomaly by Michael Rutger

The anomaly

Michael Rutger

Audio CD

"If Indiana Jones lived in the X-Files era, he might bear at least a passing resemblance to Nolan Moore -- a rogue archaeologist hosting a web series derisively dismissed by the "real" experts, but beloved of conspiracy theorists. Nolan sets out to retrace...

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Fairytale by Danielle Steel

Fairytale

Danielle Steel

Audio CD

"Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her family's vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and château modeled aft...

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Critical incidents by Lucie Whitehouse

Critical incidents

Lucie Whitehouse

Audio CD

"Detective Inspector Robin Lyons is going home. Dismissed for misconduct from the Met's Homicide Command after refusing to follow orders, unable to pay her bills (or hold down a relationship), she has no choice but to take her teenage daughter Lennie...

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#taken by Tony Parsons

#taken

Tony Parsons

Audio CD

"When masked men attempt to kidnap the mistress of the biggest gangster in Europe, they make two fatal mistakes. They snatch the wrong woman - and they cross the wrong detective ... The murder team in West End Central are reeling from the brutal death...

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The peacock summer by Hannah Richell

The peacock summer

Hannah Richell

Audio CD

"At twenty-six, Lillian feels ancient and exhausted. Her marriage to Charles Oberon has not turned out the way she thought it would. To her it seems she is just another beautiful object captured within the walls of Cloudesley, her husband's Chilterns...

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Declutter by Debora Robertson

Declutter

Debora Robertson

Audio CD

"Bursting with practical and relatable advice, this audiobook injects enthusiasm, energy and some much-needed humour into the essential task of de-cluttering. Forget the holier-than-thou approach promising a whole new you if you alphabetise your sock...

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The fears of Henry IV by Ian Mortimer

The fears of Henry IV

Ian Mortimer

Audio CD

"King Henry IV survived at least eight plots to dethrone or kill him in the first six years of his reign. However he had not always been so unpopular. In his youth he had been a great chivalric champion and crusader. In 1399, at the age of thirty-two,...

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Sir Elton by Philip Norman

Sir Elton

Philip Norman

Audio CD

"The definitive biography of the much-loved star Elton John Elton John is one of the biggest stars in the world, a man whose extraordinary career has resulted in timeless songs and sold-out world tours. But how did the sensitive boy from Pinner, become...

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Storyteller by Lorelei King

Storyteller

Lorelei King

Audio CD

"Simple, straightforward advice from both sides of the microphone on becoming an audio book narrator - what it takes and how to do it! Sales and production of audio books are booming. It seems that in our busy, multi-tasking lives, people are hungry for...

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The furies by Katie (Novelist) Lowe

The furies

Katie (Novelist) Lowe

Audio CD

"In 1998, a sixteen-year-old girl is found dead on school property, dressed in white and posed on a swing, with no known cause of death. The novel opens with this image, as related to us by the narrator, Violet, looking back on the night it happened from...

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The porpoise by Mark Haddon

The porpoise

Mark Haddon

Audio CD

"'I really am so very, very sorry about this,' he says, in an oddly formal voice ... They strike the side of a grain silo. They are travelling at seventy miles per hour. A newborn baby is the sole survivor of a terrifying plane crash. She is raised in...

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When you're gone by Brooke Harris

When you're gone

Brooke Harris

Audio CD

"It is 1958: In a small town like Athenry, people talk. Everyone's noticed that the injury which stopped Annie Fagan's father from working doesn't prevent him from hitting his wife. But a man's home is his castle, and no one is going to intervene. Until...

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Blast from the past by Cathy Hopkins

Blast from the past

Cathy Hopkins

Audio CD

"On a trip of a lifetime to India with her best friends, Bea is given an unexpected present - an hour with a celebrated mystic and clairvoyant. Highly sceptical, Bea is forced to confront some hard truths that the mystic has so eerily picked up on,.....

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The sign of nine by G. S. (Gabriel) Denning

The sign of nine

G. S. (Gabriel) Denning

Audio CD

"Warlock Holmes may have demons in his head, but now Dr. John Watson has a mummy in his bloodstream. Specifically that of the sorcerer Xantharaxes, who, when shredded and dissolved in a seven-percent solution, produces some extremely odd but useful p...

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Murmur by Will Eaves

Murmur

Will Eaves

Audio CD

"In Murmur, a hallucinatory masterwork, Will Eaves invites us into the brilliant mind of Alec Pryor, a character inspired by Alan Turing. Turing, father of artificial intelligence and pioneer of radical new techniques to break the Nazi Enigma cipher ...

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Earthly joys by Philippa Gregory

Earthly joys

Philippa Gregory

Audio CD

"A traveller in a time of discovery, the greatest gardening pioneer of his day, yet a man of humble birth: John Tradescant's story is a mirror to the extraordinary age in which he lives. As gardener and confidante to Sir Robert Cecil, Tradescant is well...

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The sting by Kimberley Chambers

The sting

Kimberley Chambers

Audio CD

"Best friends Tommy Boyle and Scratch always had each other's backs. Dragged up in care, and cruelly betrayed by everyone they trusted, they made a pact to fight their way out of the gutter - together. Old loyalties die hard on the streets of London....

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The parson's daughter by Catherine Cookson

The parson's daughter

Catherine Cookson

Audio CD

"The Victorian Sabbath was not without its difficulties for some of those committed to its observance. Such a one was Nancy Ann Hazel, the young and high-spirited daughter of a country parson. He was a good man and she loved him dearly, but his Sunday...

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The candle factory girl by Tania Anne Crosse

The candle factory girl

Tania Anne Crosse

Audio CD

"1930's London. A backstreet saga full of hopes, dreams and the fight for survival. Perfect for the fans of Rosie Clarke and Lindsey Hutchinson. Work at Price's Candle Factory in Battersea is tedious for intelligent, seventeen-year-old Hillie Hardwick,...

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Siege by Michael Wolff

Siege

Michael Wolff

Audio CD

"Just one year into Donald Trump's term as president, Michael Wolff told the electrifying story of a White House consumed by controversy, chaos, and intense rivalries. At the outset of Trump's second year as president, his situation is profoundly different....

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Flip back by Andrew Cartmel

Flip back

Andrew Cartmel

Audio CD

"The fourth book in the hilarious and enthralling Vinyl Detective mystery series. It's all Tinkler's fault. If it weren't for his obsession with the 1970s electric folk band, Black Dog, none of this would have happened. At the height of their success,...

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Low Chicago

Low Chicago

Audio CD

"In the latest latest Wild Cards adventure, a gang of criminals are scattered across time and threaten the stability of the world. Perfect for current fans and new readers alike, Low Chicago is an all-new time travel adventure that leads to the crimi...

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Plume by Will Wiles

Plume

Will Wiles

Audio CD

"Jack Bick's life is imploding under the pressure of alcoholism and his many deceptions. When an interview with a cult novelist reveals a huge story, he knows it could save his job at a lifestyle magazine. But the novelist knows something about Bick,...

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The border by Don Winslow

The border

Don Winslow

Audio CD

"What do you do when there are no borders? When the lines you thought existed simply vanish? How do you plant your feet to make a stand when you no longer know what side you're on? The war has come home. For over forty years, Art Keller has been on the...

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An act of villainy by Ashley Weaver

An act of villainy

Ashley Weaver

Audio CD

"Walking through London's West End after a night at the theater, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into wealthy investor and former actor Gerard Holloway. Holloway and his wife Georgina are old friends of theirs, and Holloway invites them to the dr...

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A storm of ice and stars by Lisa Lueddecke

A storm of ice and stars

Lisa Lueddecke

Audio CD

"On the frozen island of Skane, the sky speaks. Beautiful lights appear on clear nights, and their colours have meaning: Green means all is well, blue means a snowstorm is coming. And then there's red: Rare. A warning. Seventeen years ago the sky turned...

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The barefoot child by Cathy (Domestic fiction writer) Sharp

The barefoot child

Cathy (Domestic fiction writer) Sha...

Audio CD

"When Lucy and her brother, Joshua, are orphaned, it falls to Joshua to provide for them both, but he is barely into his teens and in his naivety, falls prey to bad influences and drink. Lucy is desperate to avoid the workhouse, but when Joshua loses...

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The Jazz Files by Fiona Veitch Smith

The Jazz Files

Fiona Veitch Smith

Audio CD

"'It stands for Jazz Files,' said Rollo. 'It's what we call any story that has a whiff of high society scandal but can't yet be proven ... you never know when a skeleton in the closet might prove useful.' Set in 1920, The Jazz Files introduces aspiri...

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A sea of gold by Julian Stockwin

A sea of gold

Julian Stockwin

Audio CD

"1809. After his heroic actions during the retreat to Corunna, Captain Sir Thomas Kydd is the toast of London society. Here he falls in with the legendary frigate captain, Lord Thomas Cochrane. So begins a relationship, professional and personal, that...

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A dangerous act of kindness by L. P. Fergusson

A dangerous act of kindness

L. P. Fergusson

Audio CD

"When widow Millie Sanger finds injured enemy pilot Lukas Schiller on her farm, the distant war is suddenly at her doorstep. Compassionate Millie knows he'll be killed if discovered, and makes the dangerous decision to offer him shelter from the storm....

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The lighthouse keeper's daughter by Hazel Gaynor

The lighthouse keeper's daughter

Hazel Gaynor

Audio CD

"A historical novel inspired by true events, and the extraordinary female lighthouse keepers of the past two hundred years. They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades. I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty. 1838:...

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How we disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee

How we disappeared

Jing-Jing Lee

Audio CD

"When her husband dies in the year 2000, Wang Di is forced into the solitary life of a widow in modern Singapore. But this new silence brings with it a surge of memories, taking her back to the brutal events of the Japanese invasion which altered the...

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Island song by Madeleine Bunting

Island song

Madeleine Bunting

Audio CD

"In 1939, Helene, young, naive and recently married, waves goodbye to her husband, who has enlisted in the British army. Her home Guernsey is soon invaded by the Germans, who remain there for the length of the war. Forty years later, her daughter Roz...

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Death at the Wychbourne Follies by Amy Myers

Death at the Wychbourne Follies

Amy Myers

Audio CD

1926, Kent. Lady Ansley's old Gaiety Theatre group are reuniting at Wychbourne Court for the weekend to perform the Follies. But, as Chef Nell Drury observes, Lady Ansley is worried. And rightly so, for as the group of actors and actresses - from the...

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Spies and stars by Charlotte Bingham

Spies and stars

Charlotte Bingham

Audio CD

In this wickedly funny sequel to MI5 and Me, it is the 1950s, and reluctant typist and spy's daughter Lottie has had the bad luck to fall in love with Harry, a handsome if frustrated young actor, who has been press-ganged into the family business as ...

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Death's dark valley by P. C. author. Doherty

Death's dark valley

P. C. author. Doherty

Audio CD

1311. Edward I is dead, but at Holyrood Abbey, the old king's former bodyguards protect his relics and watch over a mysterious prisoner. When Abbot Henry is poisoned, and two of the brothers brutally slain, Sir Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the Secret Seal,...

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A summer reunion by Fanny Blake

A summer reunion

Fanny Blake

Audio CD

Amy, Linda, Kate and Jane were best friends at school. Now, years later, they have grown apart. With a milestone birthday looming, Amy makes a shocking discovery about her husband, and decides it is time to reach out to her old friends once again. So,...

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Commodus by Simon Turney

Commodus

Simon Turney

Audio CD

Rome is enjoying a period of stability and prosperity. The Empire's borders are growing, and there are two sons in the imperial succession. But all is not as it appears. Two decades of war have taken their toll, and there are whispers of a sickness in...

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Shakti meditations by Sally Kempton

Shakti meditations

Sally Kempton

Audio CD

"Everything new that comes into our lives-- every change that unfolds-- emerges out of Shakti, the universal force of creation and transformation. Shakti Meditations provides an immediate way to experience the many gifts of this divine feminine power....

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