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Audiobooks fiction new titles

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Choose your next book for that long drive or daily commute from our collection of fiction eAudiobooks and audiobooks on CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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The West Country Winery by Lizzie Lovell

The West Country Winery

Lizzie Lovell

Audio CD

Chrissie loves London, her job as an events manager and her daughters Scarlet (loud, vegan, activist) and Ruby (quiet, musician, boffin). She even loves her husband Rob, despite him deciding to cycle across Africa. For a year. But Chrissie is stressed...

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Sibling assassins by Lian Hearn

Sibling assassins

Lian Hearn

Audio CD

As a boy Arai Sunaomi was known as the Miracle Child and crossed between the worlds to walk among the dead. Now he has put aside his past to follow the way of the warrior. His aunt, Kaede, is considering making him her heir, and her General, Miyoshi ...

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Return to the little cottage on the hill by Emma (Novelist) Davies

Return to the little cottage on the hill

Emma (Novelist) Davies

Audio CD

The climb up the hill takes her past sweet-smelling pink roses in full bloom and leads her to an utterly breathtaking view. Megan is happy to be home at last, but will her relationship have survived the journey? It has been a difficult few years for....

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The color purple by Alice Walker

The color purple

Alice Walker

"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this novel about a resilient and courageous woman has become a Broadway show and a cultural phenomenon. A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick Celie has grown up poor in rural Georgia, despised...

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Black 13 by Adam Hamdy

Black 13

Adam Hamdy

Audio CD

An exiled agent. A growing threat. A clandestine war. The world is changing beyond recognition. Radical extremists are rising and seek to enforce their ideology globally. Governments, the military and intelligence agencies are being outmanoeuvred at ...

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Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club by Julian Leatherdale

Death in the Ladies' Goddess Club

Julian Leatherdale

Audio CD

"'Crime's not a woman's business, Joanie. It's not some bloody game.' In the murky world of Kings Cross in 1932, aspiring crime writer Joan Linderman and her friend and flatmate Bernice Becker live the wild bohemian life, a carnival of parties and fa...

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The good turn by Dervla McTiernan

The good turn

Dervla McTiernan

Audio CD

Some lines should never be crossed. Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl's silence - three unconnected events that will prove to be linked by one small town. While Detective Cormac Reilly faces enemies...

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Girls of the Great War by Freda Lightfoot

Girls of the Great War

Freda Lightfoot

Audio CD

"Cecily Hanson longs to live life on her own terms - to leave the shadow of her overbearing mother and marry her childhood sweetheart once he returns from the Great War. But when her fianc ̌is lost at sea, this future is shattered. Looking for meaning...

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Daughter of the river by Irene Northan

Daughter of the river

Irene Northan

Audio CD

"Maddy Shillabeer's prospects are limited. As the only woman in a household of men, in a town with precious few romantic possibilities, she's resigned herself to a life of familial duty. That is, until the arrival of mysterious stranger Patrick Howard....

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The man you meet in heaven by Debbie Viggiano

The man you meet in heaven

Debbie Viggiano

Audio CD

"When Hattie Green pops to the shop one afternoon, she never expects her life to flash before her eyes between the tins of baked beans and a special offer on sliced white. One minute she's loading her trolley and thinking about what to give her son for...

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The work of art by Mimi Matthews

The work of art

Mimi Matthews

Audio CD

"Hidden away in rural Devonshire, Phyllida Satterthwaite has always been considered more odd than beautiful. But in London, her oddity has made her a sensation. Far worse, it's caught the eye of the sinister Duke of Moreland - a notorious art collect...

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The mercies by Kiran Milwood Hargrave

The mercies

Kiran Milwood Hargrave

Audio CD

"On Christmas Eve, 1617, the sea around the remote Norwegian island of Vardø is thrown into a reckless storm. As Maren Magnusdatter watches, 40 fishermen, including her father and brother, are lost to the waves, the menfolk of Vardø wiped out in an i...

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Orphan warriors by Lian Hearn

Orphan warriors

Lian Hearn

Audio CD

Orphaned or left fatherless: such is the fate of many children of the Otori and the Tribe. Sunaomi and Chikara, sons of Arai Zenko, also carry the burden of their father's treachery, but their aunt, Kaede, is able to save their lives on condition they...

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The wronged daughter by Mary Wood

The wronged daughter

Mary Wood

Audio CD

"Mags has never forgotten the friendship she forged with Flora and Ella, two fellow nurses she served with at the beginning of World War I. Haunted by what she experienced during that time, she fears a reunion with her friends would bring back the horror...

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A woman's war by Simon Block

A woman's war

Simon Block

Audio CD

"As enemy planes continue to bombard the North West of England, the women of Great Paxford fight harder then ever to persevere. Pat thought she'd found true happiness, but as things change at home she finds herself questioning everything she thought she...

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Hysteria by L. J. Ross

Hysteria

L. J. Ross

Audio CD

"Recently returned from his last case in Ireland, elite forensic psychiatrist and criminal profiler Dr Alexander Gregory receives a call from the French police that he can't ignore. It's Paris fashion week and some of the world's most beautiful women...

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The quantity theory of insanity by Will Self

The quantity theory of insanity

Will Self

Audio CD

"Six satirical stories by an English writer. In this short story collection, we learn, amongst other things, the dark and terrible secret of Ward 9, why you're right to think that London is full of dead people and that each and every human being is caught...

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The good fight by Danielle Steel

The good fight

Danielle Steel

Audio CD

"Spending her childhood in Germany as her father prosecutes Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials, Meredith McKenzie soaks up the conflict between good and evil as it plays out in real time. Returning to the United States, determined to become a...

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Prayer for the living by Ben Okri

Prayer for the living

Ben Okri

Audio CD

"Okri's new collection of short stories blur parallel realities and walk the line between darkness and magic. Is what you see all there is? Look again. Playful, frightening, even shocking - the stories in this collection blur the lines between illusion...

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Skin by Elizabeth Reapy

Skin

Elizabeth Reapy

Audio CD

"This pertinent, timely, intelligent and incredibly compelling exploration of the relationship we have with our own bodies opens in Bali. Natalie, its protagonist, is uncomfortable in her own skin. Her most recent relationship is long since over and ...

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The rapture by Claire McGlasson

The rapture

Claire McGlasson

Audio CD

"Dilys is a devoted member of a terribly English cult: The Panacea Society, populated almost entirely by virtuous single ladies. When she strikes up a friendship with Grace, a new recruit, God finally seems to be smiling upon her. The friends become closer...

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Home truths by Susan Lewis

Home truths

Susan Lewis

Audio CD

"Angie Watts had the perfect ordinary family. A new home. A beloved husband. Three adored children. But Angie's happy life is shattered when her son Liam falls in with the wrong crowd. And when her son's bad choices lead to the murder of her husband,...

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The supernova era by Cixin Liu

The supernova era

Cixin Liu

Audio CD

"Eight years ago and eight light years away, a supermassive star died. Tonight, a supernova tsunami of high energy will finally reach Earth. Dark skies will shine bright as a new star blooms in the heavens and within a year everyone over the age of t...

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Dead men whistling by Graham Masterton

Dead men whistling

Graham Masterton

Audio CD

"A Garda sergeant is found beheaded with an Irish tin whistle sticking out of his neck. He was due to give evidence at a major inquiry into police corruption. The murder sends a clear message to any future whistleblowers: silence is safe. The corrupt...

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Grown-ups by Marian Keyes

Grown-ups

Marian Keyes

Audio CD

"They're a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together - birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they're a happy fami...

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Lucy Sullivan is getting married by Marian Keyes

Lucy Sullivan is getting married

Marian Keyes

Audio CD

"Lucy Sullivan doesn't even have a boyfriend, but Mrs Nolan read her tarot cards and predicted that Lucy will be getting married within the year. Lucy reassures her flatmates Karen and Charlotte she won't leave them and spoil their lovely lifestyle, but...

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Lisa & Co by Jilly Cooper

Lisa & Co

Jilly Cooper

Audio CD

"This is a book of love stories of great variety and undoubted class from an author who has endeared herself to millions of readers and who has satisfied them all. As well as Lisa, we meet Hester, Julia, Helen and Caroline and other ladies, falling in...

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The night tiger by Yangsze Choo

The night tiger

Yangsze Choo

Audio CD

"1930s colonial Malaysia. Ji Lin is stuck as an apprentice dressmaker, moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother's Mahjong debts. Then one of her dance partners accidentally leaves behind a gruesome souvenir. Houseboy Ren is racing to...

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Olive, again by Elizabeth Strout

Olive, again

Elizabeth Strout

Audio CD

"Olive Kitteridge has returned, as indomitable as ever, this time as a person getting older, navigating her next decade as she comes to terms with the changes -- sometimes welcome, sometimes not -- in her own life. Here is Olive, strangely content in...

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A long petal of the sea by Isabel Allende

A long petal of the sea

Isabel Allende

Audio CD

"In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a...

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Treason by Stuart Woods

Treason

Stuart Woods

Audio CD

"Upon returning to New York City after a whirlwind British excursion, Stone Barrington is notified of a delicate situation within the country's administration. A close friend requires his expertise and subtlety to eradicate a destructive presence in ...

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A dangerous man by Robert Crais

A dangerous man

Robert Crais

Audio CD

"Joe Pike's most perilous case to date. Joe Pike didn't expect to rescue a woman that day. He went to the bank same as anyone goes to the bank, and returned to his Jeep. So when Isabel Roland, the lonely young teller who helped him, steps out of the bank...

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Nothing ventured by Jeffrey Archer

Nothing ventured

Jeffrey Archer

Audio CD

"William Warwick has always wanted to be a detective, and decides, much to his father's dismay, that rather than become a lawyer like his father, Sir Julian Warwick QC, and his sister Grace, he will join London's Metropolitan Police Force. After grad...

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Brutal by Mandasue Heller

Brutal

Mandasue Heller

Audio CD

When Frank Peter's wife, Maureen, dies, he feels that his once-idyllic life on the Yorkshire Moors is over. And with a daughter emigrating to Australia and a son who has his own marital problems, Frank feels resigned to a life of loneliness. Then one...

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The codes of love by Hannah Persaud

The codes of love

Hannah Persaud

Audio CD

Ryan and Emily appear to have it all - successful jobs, a beautiful house and the secret to a happy marriage. A secret that involves certain 'rules'. But beneath the surface, trouble is brewing in the shape of Ada. Whimsical, high-spirited and beholden...

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Keeper by Johana Gustawsson

Keeper

Johana Gustawsson

Audio CD

"Whitechapel, 1888: London is bowed under Jack the Ripper's reign of terror. London 2015: actress Julianne Bell is abducted in a case similar to the terrible Tower Hamlets murders of some ten years earlier, and harking back to the Ripper killings of a...

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Blindside by James Patterson

Blindside

James Patterson

Audio CD

After a mugging gone wrong, Detective Michael Bennett becomes public enemy number one when the citizens of New York rally around the dead shooter's family. Amidst the controversy and media chaos, Bennett must wait for his name to be cleared. Though he...

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Nothing to lose by Lee Child

Nothing to lose

Lee Child

Audio CD

Two small towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, nothing but twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher can't find a ride, so he walks. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets are four redneck deputies who want to run him out of town....

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The children's bach by Helen Garner

The children's bach

Helen Garner

Audio CD

Athena and Dexter lead an enclosed family life, innocent of fashion and bound towards a disturbed child. Their comfortable rut is disrupted by the arrival of Elizabeth, a tough nut from Dexter's past. With her three charming, chaotic hangers-on, she draws...

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Red Metal by Mark Greaney

Red Metal

Mark Greaney

Audio CD

A Russian military strike against Europe could change the balance of power in the West. The Russian bear has awakened. Their tanks race across Poland crushing all opposition on a headlong dash for the heart of Germany. Satellite killing missiles blind...

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Necessary people by Anna Pitoniak

Necessary people

Anna Pitoniak

Audio CD

"Stella and Violet are best friends, and from the moment they met in college, they knew their roles. Beautiful, privileged, and reckless Stella lives in the spotlight. Hardworking, laser-focused Violet stays behind the scenes, always ready to clean up...

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Bridge 108 by Anne Charnock

Bridge 108

Anne Charnock

Audio CD

"Late in the twenty-first century, drought and wildfires prompt an exodus from southern Europe. When twelve-year-old Caleb is separated from his mother during their trek north, he soon falls prey to traffickers. Enslaved in an enclave outside Manchester,...

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Girl most likely by Max Allan Collins

Girl most likely

Max Allan Collins

Audio CD

In a small Midwest town, twenty-eight-year-old Krista Larson has made her mark as the youngest female police chief in the country. She's learned from the best: her father, Keith, a decorated former detective. But as accustomed as they are to the relative...

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Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin

Saint X

Alexis Schaitkin

Audio CD

Claire is only seven years old when her college-age sister, Alison, disappears on the last night of their family vacation at a resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X. Several days later, Alison's body is found in a remote spot on a nearby cay and two...

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The crossing by Matt Brolly

The crossing

Matt Brolly

Audio CD

In a small town full of secrets, everyone's a suspect. When a body is discovered, bled dry on a beach, the sleepy seaside town of Weston-super-Mare wakes up to a nightmare. For Detective Inspector Louise Blackwell, recently transferred to the town she...

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The lion rampant by Blanche D'Alpuget

The lion rampant

Blanche D'Alpuget

Audio CD

1154. After years of manipulation and political cunning, young Henry II accedes to the throne of England, with the beautiful and indomitable Eleanor of Aquitaine by his side. But the kingdom he inherits is an impoverished shambles after the long, tro...

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Praxis by Fay Weldon

Praxis

Fay Weldon

Audio CD

A portrait of a woman through time. Controversial, disturbing and witty-Fay Weldon's most ambitious novel. Praxis Duveen is a truly modern heroine, buffeted and battered by life, by women and by men, by herself - wry, funny, pretty innocent, knowing -...

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The house by the brook by Grace Thompson

The house by the brook

Grace Thompson

Audio CD

Marie Masters has been happily married for nine years, when her once-loving husband Ivor suddenly turns to drink and gambling. As he becomes increasingly secretive, his behaviour starts to put their young family at risk. Marie feels she has to invest...

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You, me and Italy by Sue Roberts

You, me and Italy

Sue Roberts

Audio CD

"Masie Knight had it all. A gorgeous husband. A successful business. A beautiful home. Until one day, after walking into the storeroom of their shop, she loses it all at once catching her husband cheating on her with the girl from Checkout 3. So when...

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Daughters of Northern Shores by Joanne Bischof

Daughters of Northern Shores

Joanne Bischof

Audio CD

Heartache and regret, boldness and sacrifice. What will restoration cost the beloved Norgaard family? Aven Norgaard understands courage. Orphaned within an Irish workhouse, then widowed at just 19, she voyaged to America where she was wooed and wed by...

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This Terrible Beauty by Katrin Schumann

This Terrible Beauty

Katrin Schumann

Audio CD

"Can a wrong be made right? On the windswept shores of an East German island, Bettina Heilstrom struggles to build a life from the ashes. World War II has ended and her country is torn apart. Longing for a family, she marries Werner, an older bureaucrat...

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The Warning by Paul Pen

The Warning

Paul Pen

Audio CD

'I don't wish to frighten you', reads the anonymous note introverted and bullied eight-year-old Leo Cruz finds in his backpack. All the sender asks is that he avoid a certain spot on a certain day, or he'll die. Leo has reason to be afraid. The warni...

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The Janes by Louisa Luna

The Janes

Louisa Luna

Audio CD

On the outskirts of San Diego, the bodies of two young women are discovered. They are Jane Does: no names, no IDs, no families looking for them. Fearing a human trafficking ring, the police and FBI ask Alice Vega to help find out who the Janes were -...

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30 days 30 ways to overcome depression by Bev Aisbett

30 days 30 ways to overcome depression

Bev Aisbett

Audio CD

When you're suffering from depression, sometimes it's as much as you can do to get out of bed, let alone listen to a book. But this just isn't any other book. This is a practical day-by-day workbook, with clear, simple daily building blocks and exerc...

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Song from the heart by Robyn Lee Burrows

Song from the heart

Robyn Lee Burrows

Audio CD

Following the tragic early death of her sister, Maddie, Kitty is forced into a hasty marriage of convenience to Maddie's husband, Ted. She has also just lost the only man she has ever loved. Can she make a new life from the ashes of all she has lost?...

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Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey

Tatty

Christine Dwyer Hickey

Audio CD

Tatty is the story of a Dublin family as told through the eyes of one of its children over a ten year period. During this time we see the destruction brought about by alcoholism as one little girl tries to come to terms with her parents' drinking. This...

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Jane in love by Rachel Givney

Jane in love

Rachel Givney

Audio CD

"At age twenty-eight, Jane Austen should be seeking a suitable husband, but all she wants to do is write. She is forced to take extreme measures in her quest to find true love - which lands her in the most extraordinary of circumstances. Magically, she...

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Snare by 1972- author. Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Snare

1972- author. Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Audio CD

"After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonja is struggling to provide for herself and win sole custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world....

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Thief river falls by Brian Freeman

Thief river falls

Brian Freeman

Audio CD

Lisa Power is a tortured ghost of her former self. The author of a bestselling thriller called Thief River Falls, named after her rural Minnesota hometown, Lisa is secluded in her remote house as she struggles with the loss of her entire family: a series...

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Big lies in a small towm by Diane Chamberlain

Big lies in a small towm

Diane Chamberlain

Audio CD

North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women's Correctional Center. Her dream of a career in art is put on hold...

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When the dead come calling by Helen Sedgwick

When the dead come calling

Helen Sedgwick

Audio CD

When psychotherapist Alexis Cosse is found murdered in the playground of the sleepy northern village of Burrowhead, the local police force of Georgie, Trish and Simon investigate. Leads take them from Alexis's recent clients to local bullies, exposing...

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A user's guide to make-believe by Jane Alexander

A user's guide to make-believe

Jane Alexander

Audio CD

"Cassie is an addict who has hit rock bottom. But unlike the other attendees at her support group, it's not substance abuse that has ruined her life and severed her from her family. Most importantly, she can't talk about her addiction: she's legally ...

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Correspondents by Tim Murphy

Correspondents

Tim Murphy

Audio CD

Spanning the breadth of the 20th century and into the post-9/11 wars and their legacy, Correspondents is a powerful novel that centres on Rita Khoury, an Irish-Lebanese woman whose life and family history mirrors the story of modern America. Both sides...

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Keep your eyes on me by Sam Blake

Keep your eyes on me

Sam Blake

Audio CD

When Vittoria Devine and Lily Power find themselves sitting next to each other on a flight to New York, they discover they both have men in their lives whose impact has been devastating. Lily's family life is in turmoil, her brother left on the brink...

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The Paris model by Alexandra Joel

The Paris model

Alexandra Joel

Audio CD

After a shocking discovery, Grace Woods leaves her vast Australian sheep station and travels to tumultuous post-war Paris in order to find her true identity. While working as a mannequin for Christian Dior, the world's newly acclaimed emperor of fashion,...

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After the party by Cassie Hamer

After the party

Cassie Hamer

Audio CD

Lisa Wheeldon has a lovely life. Wife to a gorgeous husband, Scott, and a devoted mother to two small daughters, the former accountant has everything she wants - except a third child. But the universe has a strange way of providing. On the surface, Ava's...

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Missing you by Kylie Kaden

Missing you

Kylie Kaden

Audio CD

Our lives were built around the strength of a kiss between strangers. Yet seven years on, look where it led us ... When Aisha met Ryan she fell hard for his good looks and easy charm. Why worry that he didn't want children or a 9 to 5 job? Nothing and...

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House of wishes by Jenn J. author. McLeod

House of wishes

Jenn J. author. McLeod

Audio CD

Dandelion House, 1974: Two teenage girls - strangers - make a pact never to tell their secret. Calingarry Crossing, 2014: For forty years, Beth and her mum have been everything to each other. But Beth is blindsided when her mother dies, and her last wish...

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Blackpeak Station by Holly Ford

Blackpeak Station

Holly Ford

Audio CD

Four generations of the Black family have farmed Blackpeak Station in the high country of New Zealand's South Island. Next in line, or so she believes, is Charlotte Black, stubborn as rock and unbiddable as the weather. Standing in her way are 150 years...

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Plausible deniability by Stephen Leather

Plausible deniability

Stephen Leather

Audio CD

The war on drugs has always been a dirty business. But there are some jobs that are so dirty that even MI5 can't risk getting involved. Which is when the authorities turn to a man who isn't afraid to go where others fear to tread - Lex Harper. Harper...

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It started with a secret by Jill Mansell

It started with a secret

Jill Mansell

Audio CD

Lainey has just lost everything. Luckily one little fib (OK, quite a big fib) helps nail her dream job. Soon she's living in a stunning house by the sea, fending off obsessed fans for a retired - if far-from-retiring - actor and organising his charming...

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A matter of love and death by Carmen Radtke

A matter of love and death

Carmen Radtke

Audio CD

Adelaide, 1931: Telephone switchboard operator Frances' life is difficult as sole provider for her mother and adopted uncle. But it's thrown into turmoil when she overhears a suspicious conversation on the phone, planning a murder. If a life is at risk,...

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Wife after wife by Olivia Hayfield

Wife after wife

Olivia Hayfield

Audio CD

Wealthy, devilishly handsome businessman Harry Rose is head of Rose Corporation, No. 18 on the Forbes rich list, and recently married to wife number six. But now, with business in the spotlight and his love life under scrutiny, Harry's perfect world has...

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The photographer of the lost by Caroline Scott

The photographer of the lost

Caroline Scott

Audio CD

1921. Families are desperately trying to piece together the fragments of their broken lives. Edie's husband Francis is considered "missing in action", but when Edie receives a mysterious photograph taken in the post, hope flares. And so she begins to...

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The unforgetting by Rose Black

The unforgetting

Rose Black

Audio CD

When Lily Bell is sold by her father to a "Professor of Ghosts" to settle a bad debt, she thinks she is about to hit the London stage as an actress. But little does she know that the professor intends her to be his very own ghost, part of an elaborate...

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Three little truths by Eithne Shortall

Three little truths

Eithne Shortall

Audio CD

On the idyllic Pine Road, three women are looking for a fresh start... Martha was a force of nature, but since moving to Dublin under mysterious circumstances, she can't seem to find her footing. Robin was the "it" girl in school. Now she's back at h...

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Dreams of fear by Hilary Bonner

Dreams of fear

Hilary Bonner

Audio CD

Jane Ferguson suffers from horrific nightmares which she claims not to be able to explain. And when her traumatised six-year-old daughter finds Jane dead, hanging by the neck in the hallway of the family's seaside home, it is assumed she took her own...

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The other people by C. J. author. Tudor

The other people

C. J. author. Tudor

Audio CD

Driving home one night, stuck behind a rusty old car, Gabe sees a little girl's face appear in the rear window. She mouths one word: "Daddy". It's his five-year-old daughter, Izzy. He never sees her again. Three years later, Gabe spends his life on t...

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The woods by Vanessa Savage

The woods

Vanessa Savage

Audio CD

There's a lot from Tess's childhood that she would rather forget. The family who moved next door and brought chaos to their quiet lives. The two girls who were murdered, their killer never found. But the only thing she can't remember is the one thing...

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All that is buried by Robert Scragg

All that is buried

Robert Scragg

Audio CD

A parent's worst fear is realised when seven-year-old Libby Hallforth goes missing at a funfair; no witnesses, no leads, and no trace. Months later, human remains are found, but they're too old to be Libby. It's the tip of a gruesome iceberg - bodies,...

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Backlash by Marnie Riches

Backlash

Marnie Riches

Audio CD

The darkest secrets are the hardest to uncover. When Private Investigator Beverley Saunders is tasked with going undercover, she relishes the chance to disguise herself as a cleaner in order to get close to Anthony, renowned drug lord of Manchester. But...

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An evil mind by Chris Carter

An evil mind

Chris Carter

Audio CD

A freak accident in rural Wyoming leads the sheriff's department to arrest a man for a possible double homicide, but further investigations suggest a much more horrifying discovery - a serial killer who has been kidnapping, torturing and mutilating victims...

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Homecoming by M. C. author. Beaton

Homecoming

M. C. author. Beaton

Audio CD

Lizzie is the sixth and youngest daughter of the late Sir Beverley, the patriarch who gambled away their beloved estate, Mannerling. Each of Lizzie's sisters had been entrusted by their mother to cast lures for the various owners of their former home....

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When angels sleep by Mark Griffin

When angels sleep

Mark Griffin

Audio CD

On a cold winter's morning, the body of a young boy is discovered in Epping Forest. The body is peaceful, his head resting gently on a pillow, an angel pendant clenched in his small fist. It is a murder as carefully planned as it is brutal, and there's...

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Haven't they grown by Sophie Hannah

Haven't they grown

Sophie Hannah

Audio CD

All Beth has to do is drive her son to his Under-14s away match, watch him play, and bring him home. Just because she knows her ex-best friend lives near the football ground, that doesn't mean she has to drive past her house. But she can't resist. She...

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Unexpected lessons in love by Lucy Dillon

Unexpected lessons in love

Lucy Dillon

Audio CD

Jeannie and Dan met online and clicked immediately. After less than a year of long-distance dating, Dan proposed and Jeannie said yes. The next few months were a blur and then, suddenly, Jeannie was in the car with her dad en route to Longhampton town...

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Bridge of sighs by Priscilla Masters

Bridge of sighs

Priscilla Masters

Audio CD

Gina Marconi was a beautiful young barrister with everything to live for - a loving fiance, a young son and a successful career. So why did she leave her home in the middle of the night and drive her car into a stone wall? Soon afterwards, Patrick Elson,...

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The surplus girls by Polly Heron

The surplus girls

Polly Heron

Audio CD

Manchester, 1922. Belinda Layton is a surplus girl. One of the many women whose dreams of marriage perished in the Great War, with the death of her beloved fiance Ben. After four years of mourning, she finally feels ready to face whatever her future ...

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Behind closed doors by Sadie Ryan

Behind closed doors

Sadie Ryan

Audio CD

Tina Valentine has it all: the loving family, the beautiful house, the successful career. But then Megan Pearson starts work at Tina's law firm and the perfect world Tina has built for herself starts to collapse, as it becomes clear that the newcomer...

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An ocean between us by Ann O'Loughlin

An ocean between us

Ann O'Loughlin

Audio CD

When Cora Gartland learns that her husband has been killed in a car crash in Ireland her world falls apart. But then she is told that there was a woman in the car with him, a woman identified as his wife Amelie. Devastated, she flies to Dublin to try...

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Murder and the glovemaker's son by Lesley Cookman

Murder and the glovemaker's son

Lesley Cookman

Audio CD

The Oast Theatre in Steeple Martin is hosting a touring production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night which is attracting a lot of attention. But very soon it begins to attract attention of an entirely different kind when a document goes missing along with...

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The light within us by Charlotte Betts

The light within us

Charlotte Betts

Audio CD

Cornwall, 1891. Talented painter Edith Fairchild is poised to begin a life of newlywed bliss and artistic creation in the inspiring setting of Spindrift House, freshly inherited by her charming husband, Benedict. But when her honeymoon turns sour, her...

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Honeymoon with death by Vivian Conroy

Honeymoon with death

Vivian Conroy

Audio CD

After a whirlwind romance and dream wedding, the new Mrs Ramsforth is whisked away to an idyllic Greek island by her adoring husband. But as soon as they arrive at their luxurious hotel overlooking the azure sea, Damaris is struck by the feeling she's...

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Murder in the mill-race by E. C. R. Lorac

Murder in the mill-race

E. C. R. Lorac

Audio CD

When Dr Raymond Ferens moves to a practice at Milham in the Moor in north Devon, he and his wife are enchanted with the beautiful hill-top village lying so close to moor and sky. At first they see only its charm, but soon they begin to uncover its secrets...

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Liverpool daughter by Katie Flynn

Liverpool daughter

Katie Flynn

Audio CD

Liverpool, 1940. As the Luftwaffe turns its attention to Liverpool, Shane Quinn decides to move his family back to the safety of Ireland. But his only child, Dana, refuses. Determined to make it on her own, she heads to the city. Lonely and exhausted,...

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Workhouse girl by Holly Green

Workhouse girl

Holly Green

Audio CD

Patty Jenkins has come a long way from her poverty-stricken days in Brownlow Hill workhouse. She now has a coveted position in the kitchens at Freeman's Department store in Liverpool and even the prospect of advancement. For Patty has always enjoyed baking...

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Meet me in Bombay by Jenny Ashcroft

Meet me in Bombay

Jenny Ashcroft

Audio CD

It's New Year's Eve, and Madeline Bright, fresh to the exotic opulence of colonial India, is yearning for all she's left behind in England. But then, at the stroke of midnight, Maddy meets Luke Devereaux, and as the year changes so do their lives -.....

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The lost girls by Wendy (Novelist) James

The lost girls

Wendy (Novelist) James

Audio CD

Curl Curl, Sydney, January 1978. Angie's a looker. Or she's going to be. She's only fourteen, but already, heads turn wherever she goes. Male heads, mainly ... Jane worships her older cousin Angie. She spends her summer vying for Angie's attention. Then...

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Star struck by Val McDermid

Star struck

Val McDermid

Audio CD

"Bodyguarding had never made it to Manchester PI Kate Brannigan's wish list. But somebody's got to pay the bills at Brannigan &​ Co. and if that means playing nursemaid to a paranoid soap star, the fast-talking, computer-loving white-collar-crime expert...

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The doctor by Lisa Stone

The doctor

Lisa Stone

Audio CD

"How much do you know about the couple next door? When Emily and Ben move in next door to Dr Burman and his wife Alisha, they are keen to get to know their new neighbours. Outgoing and sociable, Emily tries to befriend the doctor's wife, but Alisha i...

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