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Time travel, space adventure, human-alien encounters – discover strange new worlds in these sci-fi stories. Find your next read in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Jatouche by S. H. author. Jucha

Jatouche

S. H. author. Jucha

Audio CD

"Pyre's humans suffer multiple cultural shocks. They discovered the Messinants dome, an ancient construction that houses a quantum-coupled gate. More shocking, they find that sentient alien races utilize a network of these domes to journey between their...

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Ancillary mercy by Ann Leckie

Ancillary mercy

Ann Leckie

Audio CD

The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke award-winning Ancillary Justice. For a moment, things seem to be under control for the soldier known as Breq. Then a search of Atheok Station's slums turns up...

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Voyage by Stephen Baxter

Voyage

Stephen Baxter

Audio CD

Voyage is the epic saga of America's might-have-been - a powerful, sweeping novel imaginatively created from true lives and real events. NASA, the Saturn rocket, and historical figures from Neil Armstrong to Ronald Reagan are interwoven with unforget...

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The skinner by Neal L. Asher

The skinner

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

Welcome to Spatterjay, where sudden death is the normal way of life. On the remote planet Spatterjay arrive three travellers: Janer, acting as the eyes of a hornet Hive-mind; Erlin, a xenobiologist searching for an ancient sea captain; and Sable Keech,...

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The voyage of the Sable Keech by Neal L. Asher

The voyage of the Sable Keech

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

The Voyage of the Sable Keech is the second book in Neal Asher's Spatterjay series, following on from The Skinner. Sable Keech is a walking dead man. Was he resurrected because he was infected by the Spatterjay virus, or it took place late in a tank...

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Orbus by Neal L. Asher

Orbus

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

Old Captain Orbus commandeered a ship to flee Spatterjay, desperate to escape the violent planet. Orbus's alien enemy, the Prador Vrell, is also moving on. The Spatterjay virus mutated him into something even more dangerous. And he's hunting the Prador...

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Return to the lost world by Greig Beck

Return to the lost world

Greig Beck

Audio CD

It was true, it was all true, and we were never meant to be there. In December 2018, Ben Cartwright, former Special Forces soldier, and a team of naive explorers, followed the clues left by his ancestor to a hidden plateau in the middle of the Amazon...

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Machines like me by Ian McEwan

Machines like me

Ian McEwan

Audio CD

Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the...

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The gabble by Neal L. Asher

The gabble

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

"The Polity universe is home to some of the vilest alien creatures ever to exist. On the planet Myral, sheqs and octopals inhabit the land, waiting for unsuspecting prey to cross their paths. The surface of Masasa is litered with dracomen, tricones, ...

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The lost world - rerevolution by Greig Beck

The lost world - rerevolution

Greig Beck

Audio CD

"A small change today can change our tomorrow. A small change 100 million years ago can change everything."No one really noticed when things started to change. Some animals vanished. Some new ones appeared. Then some things appeared that were monstrous....

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Guardian of empire by Kylie Chan

Guardian of empire

Kylie Chan

Audio CD

Earth has joined the Galactic Empire, a vast interstellar society ruled by dragon-like aliens where everybody is immortal. Pain, famine and disease have been eradicated, but this doesn't mean the end of conflict. A cruel alien Republic has been watching...

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20,000 leagues under the sea, and, Mysterious island by Jules Verne

20,000 leagues under the sea, and, Mysterious island

Jules Verne

Audio CD

"In 20,000 leagues under the sea, marine scientist Professor Aronnax and his stowaway daughter Connie join whaler Ned Land abaord the USS Abraham Lincoln to hunt an aggressive sea monster: believed to be a giant narwhale [narwhal]. When they engage t...

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Isaac Asimov's Foundation. Book I, part II, The encyclopedists  by Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov's Foundation. Book I, part II, The encyclopedists

Isaac Asimov

Audio CD

"After 12,000 years, the once supreme Galactic Empire was plunging into a future of barbarism and warfare. All knowledge previously created by mankind faced destruction. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, foresaw...

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The Wall by John Lanchester

The Wall

John Lanchester

Audio CD

"Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall - an enormous concrete barrier around its entire border. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the de...

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Tiamat's wrath by James S. A. Corey

Tiamat's wrath

James S. A. Corey

Audio CD

"Thirteen hundred gates have opened to solar systems around the galaxy. But as humanity builds its interstellar empire in the alien ruins, the mysteries and threats grow deeper. In the dead systems where gates lead to stranger things than alien planets,...

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The psychology of time travel by Kate Mascarenhas

The psychology of time travel

Kate Mascarenhas

Audio CD

"1967: Four young female scientists invent a time travel machine in their remote lab in Cumbria. They become known as the pioneers: the women who led the world to a future where no knowledge is unattainable. 2016: Ruby Rebello knows that her beloved....

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Isaac Asimov's Foundation. Book 1, part V, The merchant princes by Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov's Foundation. Book 1, part V, The merchant princes

Isaac Asimov

Audio CD

"After 12,000 years, the once supreme Galactic Empire was plunging into a future of barbarism and warfare. All knowledge previously created by mankind faced destruction. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, foresaw...

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Doctor Who by Gerry Davis

Doctor Who

Gerry Davis

Audio CD

"In Doctor Who and the Cybermen by Gerry Davis, a weather control station on the moon comes under attack from a deadly army of Cybermen. In Doctor Who and the Tomb of the Cybermen by the same author, a party of archaeologists uncovers a vast reserve of...

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Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen by James Goss

Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen

James Goss

Audio CD

"Dan Starkey reads this brand new novel based on a storyline by Douglas Adams. The Doctor promised Romana the end of the universe, so she's less than impressed when what she gets is a cricket match. But then the award ceremony is interrupted by eleven...

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Doctor Who. Twice upon a time by Paul Cornell

Doctor Who. Twice upon a time

Paul Cornell

Audio CD

"Mark Gatiss reads the brand-new novelisation of the Twelfth Doctor's dramatic final adventure. Still reeling from his encounter with the Cybermen, the First Doctor stumbles through the bitter Antarctic wind, resisting the approaching regeneration with...

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Morning star by Pierce Brown

Morning star

Pierce Brown

Audio CD

"Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. Darrow has battled to survive the rivalries that breed Society's mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks,...

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Doctor Who. The day of the Doctor by Steven Moffat

Doctor Who. The day of the Doctor

Steven Moffat

Audio CD

"When the entire universe is at stake, three different Doctors will united to save it. The Tenth Doctor is hunting shape-shifting Zygons in Elizabethan England. The Eleventh is investigating a rift in space-time in the present day. And one other - the...

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We care for you by Paul Kitcatt

We care for you

Paul Kitcatt

Audio CD

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

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Doctor Who. Men of war by Justin Richards

Doctor Who. Men of war

Justin Richards

Audio CD

"It’s the start of August 1916, and war is raging on the battlefields of France. In the front line trenches, British soldiers are vanishing without trace. Captain Mark Steadman witnesses one of his comrades being pulled down beneath the mud, and realises...

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Doctor Who. Rose by Russell T. Davies

Doctor Who. Rose

Russell T. Davies

Audio CD

"In a lair somewhere beneath central London, a malevolent alien intelligence is plotting the end of humanity. Shop window dummies that can move - and kill - are taking up key positions, ready to strike. Rose Taylor, an ordinary Londoner, is working her...

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Doctor Who. The mark of the Rani by Pip. author. Baker

Doctor Who. The mark of the Rani

Pip. author. Baker

Audio CD

"En route to Kew Gardens, the Doctor and Peri arrive in Northern England at the time of the Luddite uprisings. Unknown to them, the TARDIS has been dragged off course by the Master, who plans to pervert the course of history and destroy his arch enemy...

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The Doctor Who audio annual by BBC Audio

The Doctor Who audio annual

BBC Audio

Audio CD

"Larger than life and twice as colourful, from the 1960s to the 1980s, the stories within the Doctor Who Annual were exuberant and charmingly naive. Now, in this second audio volume, Pere Purves (Steven), Anneke WIlls (Polly), Geoffrey Beevers (the M...

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Doctor Who. The Thing from the sea by Paul Magrs

Doctor Who. The Thing from the sea

Paul Magrs

Audio CD

"In 18th Century coastal Italy, the local fishermen haul in an extraordinary catch: a gigantic serpent. The Doctor identifies it as an alien, but to the ailing locals this fabled sea creature has the capacity to heal them - if only Count Otto will share...

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Doctor Who. The Ark by Paul Erickson

Doctor Who. The Ark

Paul Erickson

Audio CD

"It is ten million years in the future, and the Earth is about to plunge into the Sun. A gigantic Space Ark has been launched, to take the last of humanity to a new life on the planet Refusis II. Accompanying the humans on their journey are the Monoi...

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Cold fury by Cavan Scott

Cold fury

Cavan Scott

Audio CD

"At the very edge of the Federation lies an area of space that doesn't appear on any star chart. No one has ventured there for decades. No one knows it even exists. The Forgotten are waiting. Under attack from a fleet of Federation ships commanded by...

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The island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

The island of Doctor Moreau

H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

Audio CD

"Following a shipwreck a young naturalist finds himself on an island run by a mad scientist intent on creating a strain of beast men."--Publisher's description.

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The Twilight zone radio drama. Volume 2

The Twilight zone radio drama. Volume 2

Audio CD

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

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Mississippi roll

Mississippi roll

Audio CD

"Mississippi Roll is an all-new, adventurous jaunt along one of America's greatest rivers, featuring many beloved characters from the Wild Cards universe. Edited by George R. R. Martin, 'Mississippi Roll' features the writing talents of Stephen Leigh,...

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Ball lightning by Cixin Liu

Ball lightning

Cixin Liu

Audio CD

"When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of this mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and...

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Odysseus ascendant by Evan Currie

Odysseus ascendant

Evan Currie

Audio CD

"The Empire has set its sights on its next target: human Terrans. As effective allies of the Priminae, the denizens of Earth have proven themselves enemies to the Empire, and now the Imperial forces know more about the Terran home world than ever before....

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Odysseus awakening by Evan Currie

Odysseus awakening

Evan Currie

Audio CD

"Defy the inevitable. Such is the stance of Confederation captain Eric Weston and the crew of the starship Odysseus, patrolling the outer limits of Priminae space, anticipating the Empire's next attacks. Connected with the Terran FTL tech - the trans...

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So long, and thanks for all the fish by Douglas Adams

So long, and thanks for all the fish

Douglas Adams

Audio CD

There is a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. It's not an easy thing to do and Arthur Dent thinks he's the only human who's been able to master this nifty little trick, until he meets Fenchurch, the...

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Mostly harmless by Douglas Adams

Mostly harmless

Douglas Adams

Audio CD

Depressed and alone, Arthur finally settles on the small planet Lamuella and becomes a sandwich maker. Looking forward to a quiet life, his plans are thrown awry by the unexpected arrival of his daughter. There's nothing worse than a frustrated teenager...

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Line war by Neal L. Asher

Line war

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

The Polity is under attack from a 'melded' AI entity with control of the lethal Jain technology, yet the attack seems to have no coherence. When one of Erebus's wormships kills millions on the world of Klurhammon, a high-tech agricultural world of no...

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Life, the universe and everything by Douglas Adams

Life, the universe and everything

Douglas Adams

Audio CD

After a series of events which have involved Arthur Dent being alternately blown up and insulted in more bizarre regions of the Galaxy than he has ever dreamt existed, he finds himself stranded on Prehistoric Earth. Luckily an amazing rescue by Ford ...

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The restaurant at the end of the universe by Douglas Adams

The restaurant at the end of the universe

Douglas Adams

Audio CD

If you've done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliaways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe? Which is exactly what the crew of the Heart of Gold plan to do. There's just the small matter of escaping...

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In search of the lost world by Greig Beck

In search of the lost world

Greig Beck

Audio CD

Ben Cartwright, former soldier, home to mourn the loss of his father stumbles upon cryptic letters from the past between author, Arthur Conan Doyle and his great, great grandfather who vanished while exploring the Amazon jungle in 1908. Amazingly, th...

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Out of the black by Evan Currie

Out of the black

Evan Currie

Audio CD

"Deep in blackest space, the Drasin have watched humanity's journey to the stars, and determined that a species as barbaric as ours has no place in the cosmos. The wreckage of the starship Odyssey, once Earth's greatest guardian, lies strewn across New...

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The soldier by Neal L. Asher

The soldier

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

In a far corner of space, on the very borders between humanity's Polity worlds and the kingdom of the vicious crab-like prador, is an immediate threat to all sentient life: an accretion disc, a solar system designed by the long-dead Jain race and swarming...

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Polity agent by Neal L. Asher

Polity agent

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

"From 800 years in the future, a runcible gate is opened into the Polity. Those coming through it have been tasked with taking the alien 'Maker' back to its home civilisation in the Small Magellanic cloud. Once these refugees are safely through, the ...

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Line of polity by Neal L. Asher

Line of polity

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

"Outlink station Miranda has been destroyed by a nanomycelium, and the very nature of this sabotage suggests that the alien bioconstruct Dragon, a creature as untrustworthy as it is gigantic, is somehow involved. Sent out on a titanic Polity dreadnought,...

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Anna by Niccolò Ammaniti

Anna

Niccolò Ammaniti

Audio CD

Summer has ended, but the heat will not let up. Ash has covered everything. Weeds and wheat grow around the cars abandoned in the road. Anna and Astor live in the house behind the fence, surviving in a world stripped of adults. The rooms are piled high...

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Brass man by Neal L. Asher

Brass man

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

On the primitive world Cull, a knight errant called Anderson hunts a dragon, not knowing that elsewhere is a resurrected brass killing machine, Mr Crane, assisting in a similar hunt. Learning that this old enemy still lives, agent Cormac pursues, whi...

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Gridlinked by Neal L. Asher

Gridlinked

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

In outer space you can never feel sure that your adversary is altogether human. The runcible buffers on Samarkand have been mysteriously sabotaged, killing many thousands and destroying a terraforming project. Agent Cormac must reach it by ship to begin...

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Doctor Who and the robots of death by Terrance Dicks

Doctor Who and the robots of death

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

On a distant desert planet, the giant Sandminer crawls through howling storms, harvesting the wealth of valuable minerals in the sand. Inside, the human crew members relax in luxury, while most of the work is done by the robots who serve them. The Doctor...

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Doctor Who. The ambassadors of death by Terrance Dicks

Doctor Who. The ambassadors of death

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

Seven months after it left the red planet, Mars Probe 7 still hasn't returned to Earth. The Doctor and Liz Shaw join the investigation as a second capsule, Recovery 7, is sent to discover what has happened. But when it returns, something is terribly wrong...

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Only human by Sylvain Neuvel

Only human

Sylvain Neuvel

Audio CD

"We always thought the biggest threat to humanity would come from the outside. We were wrong. As the human race picks up the pieces of destruction left behind, a new world order emerges. New alliances are formed. Old divisions are strengthened. And with...

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Scales of empire by Kylie Chan

Scales of empire

Kylie Chan

Audio CD

"Corporal Jian Choumaliis on the mission of a lifetime, security officer on one of Earth's huge generation ships, fleeing Earth's failing ecosystem to colonise a distant planet. The ship encounters a technologically and culturally advanced alien empire,...

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The space between the stars by Anne Corlett

The space between the stars

Anne Corlett

Audio CD

"How far would you travel to find your way home? Jamie Allenby wakes, alone, and realises her fever has broken. But could everyone she knows be dead? Months earlier, Jamie had left her partner Daniel, mourning the miscarriage of their baby. She'd just...

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Shadow ops by Myke Cole

Shadow ops

Myke Cole

Audio CD

The Great Reawakening introduced magic into an already volatile world. Many of those with newfound powers have been conscripted by the US Army, but when the barriers between our reality and the source of this magic starts to fall, they will have to decide...

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Channel blue by Jay Martel

Channel blue

Jay Martel

Audio CD

"Earth used to be Galaxy Entertainment's most lucrative show. The inhabitants of the Western Galaxy - the saviest, richest demographic in the Milky Way - just couldn't get enough of the day-to-day details of the average Earthling's life. But Channel...

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Into the fire by Peter Liney

Into the fire

Peter Liney

Audio CD

Having escaped the Island - a wasteland that housed those no longer able to contribute to society - ageing 'Big Guy' Clancy thought his fight was over. But they have returned to the mainland to find that it is not the haven they anticipated. With the...

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Doctor Who and the Tenth planet by Gerry Davis

Doctor Who and the Tenth planet

Gerry Davis

Audio CD

"The TARDIS brings the Doctor and his friends to a space tracking base in the Antarctic, and straight into trouble. A space mission is going badly wrong, and a new planet has appeared in the sky. Mondas, ancient fabled twin planet of Earth, has returned....

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The wolves of winter by Tyrell Johnson

The wolves of winter

Tyrell Johnson

Audio CD

"Forget the old days. Forget summer. Forget warmth. Forget anything that doesn't help you survive in the endless white wilderness beyond the edges of a fallen world. Lynn McBride has learned much since society collapsed in the face of nuclear war and...

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The book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch

The book of Joan

Lidia Yuknavitch

Audio CD

"In the near future, fleeing the unending violence on earth, humans have regrouped to a mysterious platform known as CIEL, hovering over their erstwhile home. Out of the ranks of the endless wars rises Jean de Men, a charismatic and bloodthirsty cult...

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Doctor Who by Terrance Dicks

Doctor Who

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

"Each of the first five doctors has been removed from his time-stream and with one unfortunate exception, brought to the death zone on Gallifrey. There, along with several of their loyal former companions, they encounter an array of deadly obstacles....

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War factory by Neal L. Asher

War factory

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

One seeks judgement, another faces damnation and one man will have his revenge. Thorvald Spear is losing his mind as he drowns in dark memories that aren't his own. Penny Royal, rogue artificial intelligence, has linked Spear with the stored personalities...

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Doctor Who and the genesis of the Daleks by Terrance Dicks

Doctor Who and the genesis of the Daleks

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

"The place: Skaro. Time: The Birth of the Daleks. After a thousand years of futile war against the Thals, the scientist Davros has perfected the physical form that will carry his race into eternity: the dreaded Dalek. Without feeling, conscience or pity,...

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The dying game by Asa Avdic

The dying game

Asa Avdic

Audio CD

'Oh, it's really quite simple. I want you to play dead.' On the remote island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a 48-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic with a nine-year-old...

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Doctor Who. Volume two

Doctor Who. Volume two

Audio CD

A collection of stories about Doctor Who, set in distant times and places.

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Doctor Who. Rythm of destruction by Darren Jones

Doctor Who. Rythm of destruction

Darren Jones

Audio CD

The Doctor arrives on the uninhabited planetoid Quish, famous for having the biggest natural amphitheatre in the galaxy. The Blitzats Jazz Quartet are playing, but shortly afterwards the planetoid implodes. Everywhere they play they leave a trail of....

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Dark intelligence by Neal L. Asher

Dark intelligence

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

"One man will transcends death for vengeance. One woman will transform herself for power. And no one will emerge unscathed.... Thorvald Spear wakes in a hospital to find he's been brought back from the dead. What's more, he died in a human vs. alien war...

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Delta and the Bannermen by Malcolm Kohll

Delta and the Bannermen

Malcolm Kohll

Audio CD

The Doctor and Mel win a place on a Fabulous Fifties intergalactic Coach Tour to Disneyland. Knocked off course by a wayward satellite, the coach party arrives instead at Shangri-La, a remote Welsh holiday camp. The peace and quiet of the countryside...

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Doctor Who classic TV adventures. Collection two by Robert Holmes

Doctor Who classic TV adventures. Collection two

Robert Holmes

Audio CD

This set contains six narrated full-cast TV soundtracks of classic Doctor Who TV serials, featuring encounters with crystalline monsters, lost aliens, an alien mind parasite, a Rutan scout, Scaroth of the Jagaroth, and the combined might of the Silurians...

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Waking gods by Sylvain Neuvel

Waking gods

Sylvain Neuvel

Audio CD

"What's going on? Turn on the television. What channel? Any channel. An unknown vessel, not of this world, materialises in London. A colossal figure towering over the city, it makes no move. Is this a peaceful first contact or the prelude to an invasion?...

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Doctor Who and the web of fear by Terrance Dicks

Doctor Who and the web of fear

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

For 40 years Professor Travers' Yeti has been quiet, a collector's item in a museum. Then, without warning, it awakes and savagely murders. Patches of mist begin to appear in Central London, those who linger in it found dead, their faces smothered in...

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Classic radio sci-fi

Classic radio sci-fi

Audio CD

Five seminal SF classics are brought vividly to life in these gripping BBC Radio dramatisations, with casts including Robert Glenister, William Gaunt, Carleton Hobbs and Joanne Froggatt. "Frankenstein" (1994) is adapted from one of the first science ...

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Doctor Who. Survival  by Rona Munro

Doctor Who. Survival

Rona Munro

Book

"Lisa Bowerman reads this exciting classic novelisation of a Seventh Doctor TV adventure, the last in the original run of Doctor Who serials. "Attention to detail is a hallmark of this always excellent range" Doctor Who Magazine The Doctor brings Ace...

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Four to doomsday by Terrance Dicks

Four to doomsday

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

When the TARDIS materialises on an alien spacecraft, the commander of the ship, the reptilian Monarch, invites the Doctor, Adric, Nyssa and Tegan to continue their journey to Earth in his company. Monarch's hospitality even extends to a generous offer...

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The mind of evil by Terrance Dicks

The mind of evil

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

Eminent scientist Emil Keller has developed a revolutionary new process for the treatment of hardened criminals. His invention, the Keller Machine, is being heralded as a major scientific breakthrough. But Professor Keller is in truth the Master, and...

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Planet of giants by Terrance Dicks

Planet of giants

Terrance Dicks

Audio CD

The Doctor is feeling confident: this time the TARDIS has landed on Earth; in England; in 1963. But when he and his companions venture outside, they are soon lost in a maze of ravines, and menaced by gigantic insects. Yet the insects are dying, every...

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Doctor Who classic TV adventures. Collection one by Douglas Adams

Doctor Who classic TV adventures. Collection one

Douglas Adams

Audio CD

This set contains seven narrated full-cast TV soundtracks of classic Doctor Who TV serials. Also includes bonus interviews with the narrators in which they each recall their time as the Doctor's companion in the BBC TV series.

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Resistance by Val McDermid

Resistance

Val McDermid

Audio CD

This is chilling apocalyptic radio drama by Val McDermid. It is the Summer Solstice weekend, and 150,000 people have descended on a farm in the North East of England for an open-air music festival. Reporting on the event is journalist Zoe Meadows, who...

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American war by Omar El Akkad

American war

Omar El Akkad

Audio CD

"Powerful . . . As haunting a postapocalyptic universe as Cormac McCarthy [created] in The Road, and as devastating a look as the fallout that national events have on an American family as Philip Roth did in The Plot Against America. . . . Omar El Ak...

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Doctor Who by Steve Lyons

Doctor Who

Steve Lyons

Audio CD

At Kennedy Space Centre, in 2060, the Doctor meets Amber Lewis. Both are there to observe the launch of Earth's very first off-world colony ship, as it heads for Jupiter's sixth moon. But to everyone's surprise it seems that somebody has reached Europa...

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Artemis by Andy Weir

Artemis

Andy Weir

Audio CD

Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when...

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The one by John (Freelance journalist) Marrs

The one

John (Freelance journalist) Marrs

Audio CD

How far would you go to find THE ONE? One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner, the one you're genetically made for. A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other per...

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Galaxy four by William Emms

Galaxy four

William Emms

Audio CD

Following a skirmish in deep space, two alien spacecraft have crash-landed on a barren planet in Galaxy Four. The Drahvins are a race of beautiful females led by the imperious Maaga. The Rills are hideous tusked monstrosities accompanied by their rob...

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The last dog on Earth by Adrian J. (Suspense fiction writer) Walker

The last dog on Earth

Adrian J. (Suspense fiction writer)...

Audio CD

Every dog has its day. And for Lineker, a happy go lucky mongrel from Peckham, the day the world ends is his: finally a chance to prove to his owner just how loyal he can be. Reg, an agoraphobic writer with an obsession for 90s football, plans to wait...

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Infinity engine by Neal L. Asher

Infinity engine

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

A man battles for his life, two AIs vie for supremacy and a civilisation hangs in the balance. Several forces now pursue rogue artificial intelligence Penny Royal, hungry for revenge or redemption. And the Brockle is the most dangerous of all. This c...

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Doctor Who. The feast of Axos by Mike Maddox

Doctor Who. The feast of Axos

Mike Maddox

Audio CD

"Many years ago, the vast space parasite Axos attempted to suck the planet Earth of its energy. Now it's all but forgotten — a dried-up husk, marooned in orbit, still stuck in the time loop it was placed in by Earth's defender, the Doctor. Forgotten,...

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Doctor Who. The Forbidden Time by David Lock

Doctor Who. The Forbidden Time

David Lock

Audio CD

"Time Walkers have descended upon the Earth. This alien race, known as the Vist, has claimed an area of time for itself — any species entering into the immediate future will pay the most terrible forfeit. The human race is in a state of panic, but one...

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Doctor Who. The sentinels of the New Dawn by Paul Finch

Doctor Who. The sentinels of the New Dawn

Paul Finch

Audio CD

"Some time after leaving UNIT, Liz Shaw calls the Doctor to Cambridge University, where scientists are experimenting with time dilation. The device hurls them to the year 2014 and a meeting with Richard Beauregard, heir to the Beauregard estate. Yet...

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Doctor Who. Heroes of Sontar by Alan Barnes

Doctor Who. Heroes of Sontar

Alan Barnes

Audio CD

"Planet Samur was once a peaceful haven. Pilgrims journeyed across the seven galaxies to meditate in the courtyards of the vast Citadel that spanned its equator. It was Samur's misfortune, however, to find itself situated on the furthermost frontier in...

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Doctor Who. Earth aid by Ben Aaronovitch

Doctor Who. Earth aid

Ben Aaronovitch

Audio CD

"Welcome aboard the Space Vessel Vancouver. Its mission: to guard a vast shipment of grain from Earth to the planet Safenesthome. Its Captain is called Ace. She seems a little unsure of herself. In fact, some might almost think she was new to the job...

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