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Books produced in the past    ( Total: 102 )

Fiction

  • Title : Where the bodies lie
    Where the bodies lie
    • Author : Lisac, Mark
    • Narrator : Tara Yelle.
    • System Number : AM12965
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a small city somewhere in an oil-rich Canadian province just east of the Rockies, a political scandal has erupted: an aging cabinet minister has struck and killed a member of his local constituency executive with his half-ton truck, in broad daylight.
      In a small city somewhere in an oil-rich Canadian province just east of the Rockies, a political scandal has erupted: an aging cabinet minister has struck and killed a member of his local constituency executive with his half-ton truck, in broad daylight. But the premier suspects that there is more to this "accident" than meets the eye--and he wants to know the real reasons behind it before the media or his political rivals do. Enter the premier's old friend Harry Asher--lawyer, former hockey star, self-styled intellectual, and recent divorcé--who is hired to dig into the incident. And it isn't long before Asher's investigation threatens to expose a chain of corruption that implicates many of the province's most powerful citizens--including the province's legendary now-senile premier--as well as its most cherished founding myths.

  • Title : Bellevue Square
    Bellevue Square
    • Author : Redhill, Michael
    • Narrator : Nancy Goodman.
    • System Number : AM12966
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Jean Mason has a doppelganger.
      Jean Mason has a doppelganger. She's never seen her, but others swear they have. Apparently, her identical twin hangs out in Kensington Market, where she sometimes buys churros and drags an empty shopping cart down the streets, like she's looking for something to put in it. Jean's a grown woman with a husband and two kids, as well as a thriving bookstore in downtown Toronto, and she doesn't rattle easily--not like she used to. But after two customers insist they've seen her double, Jean decides to investigate. She begins at the crossroads of Kensington Market: a city park called Bellevue Square. Although she sees no one who looks like her, it only takes a few visits to the park for her to become obsessed with the possibility of encountering her twin in the flesh. With the aid of a small army of locals who hang around in the park, she expands her surveillance, making it known she'll pay for information or sightings. A peculiar collection of drug addicts, scam artists, philanthropists, philosophers and vagrants--the regulars of Bellevue Square--are eager to contribute to Jean's investigation. But when some of them start disappearing, she fears her alleged double has a sinister agenda. Unless Jean stops her, she and everyone she cares about will face a fate much stranger than death.

  • Title : All that is solid melts into air
    All that is solid melts into air
    • Author : Giangrande, Carole
    • Narrator : Mary Fisher. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12968
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Valerie has come from Toronto to hike on the French island of St.
      Valerie has come from Toronto to hike on the French island of St. Pierre and to ponder her marriage to Gerard Lefèvre, a journalist whose passion for justice was ignited in his youth by the death of his lover in an airline bombing. He's a restless traveller while she's quiet, with an inner life she nurtures as a horticulturalist. Valerie's thinking about Gerard on assignment in her native New York City, where their son Andre works. In New York City, an airplane has plunged into a skyscraper, and in the short time before anyone understands the significance of this event, Valerie's mind begins to spiral in and out of the present moment, circling around her intense memories of her father's death, her youthful relationship with troubled Matthew, and her pregnancy with his child, the crisis that led to her marriage to Gerard, and her fears for the safety of her son Andre and his partner James. Unable to reach her loved ones, Valerie finds memory intruding on a surreal and dreamlike present until at last she connects with Gerard and the final horror of that day.

  • Title : In many waters
    In many waters
    • Author : Brodoff, Ami Sands
    • Narrator : Inez Somerville.
    • System Number : AM12969
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A story of three orphans whose lives intersect on the island of Malta during our current, urgent refugee crisis.
      A story of three orphans whose lives intersect on the island of Malta during our current, urgent refugee crisis. Zoe, a budding historian, comes to Malta with her younger brother Cal to learn more about their Maltese mother, as well as the mysterious circumstances surrounding their parents' untimely deaths. The siblings' well-mapped plans are derailed when Cal, who is a daily swimmer in the Mediterranean, discovers a girl floating in the sea, barely alive. The small, battered fishing boat on which she has journeyed from Libya to Malta capsized in a storm: Aziza is the sole survivor. Meanwhile, Zoe returns to the site of her parents' drownings and stumbles across a trail of clues which lead to the discovery of an unknown family member, unearthing a chain of life-changing secrets.

  • Title : Strange things done
    Strange things done
    • Author : Wild, Elle
    • Narrator : Mary Harrison.
    • System Number : AM12971
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      As winter closes in and the roads snow over in Dawson City, Yukon, newly arrived journalist Jo Silver investigates the dubious suicide of a local politician and quickly discovers that not everything in the sleepy tourist town is what it seems.
      As winter closes in and the roads snow over in Dawson City, Yukon, newly arrived journalist Jo Silver investigates the dubious suicide of a local politician and quickly discovers that not everything in the sleepy tourist town is what it seems. Before long, law enforcement begins treating the death as a possible murder and Jo is the prime suspect.

  • Title : The contractor
    The contractor
    • Author : Work, James C.
    • Narrator : Hank Lobbenberg. (Male)
    • System Number : AM12973
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Based on an actual event, an 1868 murder in a railroad camp during the building of the Union Pacific.
      Based on an actual event, an 1868 murder in a railroad camp during the building of the Union Pacific. The killer, a construction contractor, flees the territory only to find himself being pursued by N.K. Boswell of the Rocky Mountain Detective Agency. When Boswell takes the murderer into custody, however, the detective finds that his problems have only just begun. Now he has to transport him back to Laramie. Forty miles of empty Iowa prairie, then the flooded Missouri River, then four hundred more miles of prairie. And all the while the murderer's brother and his gang of thugs are determined to stop Boswell at any cost.

  • Title : The substitute
    The substitute
    • Author : Lundrigan, Nicole
    • Narrator : Nancy Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12976
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Warren Botts is a disillusioned Ph.D., taking a break from his lab to teach middle-school science.
      Warren Botts is a disillusioned Ph.D., taking a break from his lab to teach middle-school science. Gentle, soft-spoken, and lonely, he innocently befriends Amanda, one of his students. But one morning, Amanda is found dead in his backyard, and Warren, shocked, flees the scene. As the small community slowly turns against him, an anonymous narrator, a person of extreme intelligence and emotional detachment, offers insight into events past and present. As the tension builds, we gain an intimate understanding of the power of secrets, illusions, and memories.

  • Title : Blue field
    Blue field
    • Author : Levine, Elise
    • Narrator : Deborah Kipp. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12979
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When her friend Jane dies while exploring an underwater cave with her husband Rand, Marilyn takes up diving again, to honour and outdo her late friend.
      When her friend Jane dies while exploring an underwater cave with her husband Rand, Marilyn takes up diving again, to honour and outdo her late friend. Marilyn drags Rand with her as she increasingly pushes herself far past her limits and skill level, endangering them both in their private underwater version of hell.

  • Title : Bridal jitters
    Bridal jitters
    • Author : Krentz, Jayne Ann
    • Narrator : Maggie Pettet. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12980
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      A futuristic, hilarious romance about a ghost-hunter and a para-archeologist who consider entering into a marriage of convenience.
      A futuristic, hilarious romance about a ghost-hunter and a para-archeologist who consider entering into a marriage of convenience.

  • Title : Touched by angels
    Touched by angels
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Eileen Davis. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12981
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      The divinely inspired, if slightly dizzy trio of angels - Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy - have winged into New York City to answer three Christmas wishes, and teach a few lessons along the way.
      The divinely inspired, if slightly dizzy trio of angels - Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy - have winged into New York City to answer three Christmas wishes, and teach a few lessons along the way.

  • Title : Lucky penny
    Lucky penny
    • Author : Anderson, Catherine
    • Narrator : Mona Paul. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12982
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      To support her orphaned niece, impoverished Brianna O'Keefe accepts work with a Colorado rancher.
      To support her orphaned niece, impoverished Brianna O'Keefe accepts work with a Colorado rancher. To guard herself from unwanted attention, she resorts to a harmless little lie: that she's married to a Denver gold miner named David Paxton. When her boss forces her to write her "husband," hoping he'll take Brianna off his hands, she can only pray that no real David Paxton exists who can expose her. When Colorado marshal David Paxton gets a letter from a stranger claiming to be his wife, and pleading with him to come for her and his "daughter," he dutifully sets out to find this woman and the child he may have sired. What stuns Brianna is that David is convinced the young girl could, in fact, be his. As David and Brianna's wary attraction blossoms into a deeper desire, David warms to the idea of a ready-made family. But can his dream survive Brianna's lingering distrust...and his own heart-held secrets?

  • Title : One night
    One night
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Joyce Clark. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12983
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Carrie Jamison has the success part of "having it all" down pat - but "love/marriage/ family" seem just out of reach.
      Carrie Jamison has the success part of "having it all" down pat - but "love/marriage/ family" seem just out of reach. Still, she enjoys the admiration of everyone at KUTE radio - well, everyone but serious, straight-laced newscaster Kyle Harris, who disapproves of her. This leads to tension, confrontation, and then, inexplicably, to one extraordinary night!

  • Title : The shop on Blossom Street
    The shop on Blossom Street
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Dana Hopkins. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12984
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Four lives knit together . . .
      Four lives knit together . . . There's a little shop on Blossom Street in Seattle. You go there to buy yarn, knitting supplies and patterns -- and now you can join a knitting class. How to knit a baby blanket: that's the first lesson. Lydia Hoffman owns the shop, which she calls A Good Yarn. It represents her dream of a new beginning, a life free from the cancer that has ravaged her twice. A life that offers a chance at love . . .and maybe marriage. Jacqueline Donovan, the first woman to join the class, is estranged from her husband; her marriage has dwindled into an arrangement of separate rooms and separate lives. She disapproves of the woman married to her only son, but if she knits a baby blanket, she can at least pretend to like her pregnant daughter-in-law. For Carol Girard, the baby blanket brings a message of hope as she and her husband make a final attempt at in vitro pregnancy. And tough-looking Alix Townsend -- that's Alix with an i -- is learning to knit her blanket for a court-ordered community service project. These four women, brought together by the age-old craft of knitting, make unexpected discoveries -- about themselves and each other. Discoveries that lead to love, to friendship and acceptance, to laughter and dreams. Discoveries only women can share . . .

  • Title : A coral kiss
    A coral kiss
    • Author : Krentz, Jayne Ann
    • Narrator : Maureen McAdams. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12985
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Successful author Amy Slater had a life in need of mending.
      Successful author Amy Slater had a life in need of mending. And Jed Glaze proved to be the right man for the job after the pair hit it off as fabulously good friends. Then one day Jed shows up with a mysterious injury of his own -- and suddenly dark, confounding, yet utterly irresistible Jed becomes a lot more than "just a friend". Now it's a time for not only mutual healing and delightfully sensuous nights but for sharing secrets that could prove a little dangerous for them both. On a jaunt to a Pacific island paradise, Amy and Jed will unearth the key to the unsolved murder that has haunted Amy's nights -- and discover how surprisingly and exquisitely fated two seemingly mismatched hearts can be.

  • Title : Ambush valley : a Byrnes family ranch novel
    Ambush valley : a Byrnes family ranch novel
    • Author : Richards, Dusty
    • Narrator : Mike Barrington. (Male)
    • System Number : AM12986
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Chet Byrnes has his hands full taking care of his family and running his ranching operation in Arizona Territory.
      Chet Byrnes has his hands full taking care of his family and running his ranching operation in Arizona Territory. But he still takes his responsibilities as a deputy U.S. marshal very seriously. Bandits have been crossing the border, cutting a bloody swath of mayhem--stealing horses, robbing banks, and murdering innocent folk--then high-tailing it back to safety in Mexico. The chief U.S. marshal asks Chet to lead a secret task force to stop the raids and round up the border bandits--dead or alive. But the bandits fight back--putting a five-hundred-dollar bounty on Chet's head. Now he's got bushwhackers to deal with, and when he's led into an ambush, it's kill or be killed in a life-or-death showdown.

  • Title : Brothers in blood
    Brothers in blood
    • Author : Richards, Dusty
    • Narrator : James Denas. (Male)
    • System Number : AM12988
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Chet Byrnes is building a new life in Arizona Territory as he expands his ranching operation, but trouble just keeps coming.
      Chet Byrnes is building a new life in Arizona Territory as he expands his ranching operation, but trouble just keeps coming. First, there's a brutal Apache attack on his cattle drive. Then a friend's young daughter is abducted, and the search leads Chet and his men to the wild town of Tombstone and then south of the border, where life is cheap. As much as he longs to stay close to home, Chet's friends and family continue to need his brand of help.

  • Title : On the way to the wedding
    On the way to the wedding
    • Author : Quinn, Julia
    • Narrator : Fran Allen. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12989
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      A funny thing happened...
      A funny thing happened... Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one . And that is exactly what happened. Except... She wasn't the one. In fact, the ravishing Miss Hermione Watson is in love with another. But her best friend, the ever-practical Lady Lucinda Abernathy, wants to save Hermione from a disastrous alliance, so she offers to help Gregory win her over. But in the process, Lucy falls in love. With Gregory! Except... Lucy is engaged. And her uncle is not inclined to let her back out of the betrothal, even once Gregory comes to his senses and realizes that it is Lucy, with her sharp wit and sunny smile, who makes his heart sing. And now, on the way to the wedding, Gregory must risk everything to ensure that when it comes time to kiss the bride, he is the only man standing at the altar...

  • Title : Sudden prey
    Sudden prey
    • Author : Sandford, John
    • Narrator : Marg Bromley.
    • System Number : AM12993
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      The crime spree should have ended when Lucas Davenport killed the female bank robber during the shoot-out.
      The crime spree should have ended when Lucas Davenport killed the female bank robber during the shoot-out. But it's just beginning, because the woman's husband isn't about to let Lucas or anyone he loves escape retribution.

  • Title : The case of the dotty dowager
    The case of the dotty dowager
    • Author : Ace, Cathy
    • Narrator : Lucy Brennan. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12994
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles.
      Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles. She claims to have seen a corpse on the dining-room floor, but all she has to prove it is a bloodied bobble hat. Worried enough to retain the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency--one is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish and one English--Henry wants the strange matter explained away. But the truth of what happened at the Chellingworth Estate, set in the rolling Welsh countryside near the quaint village of Anwen by Wye, is more complex, dangerous, and deadly, than anyone could have foreseen.

  • Title : The case of the missing Morris dancer
    The case of the missing Morris dancer
    • Author : Ace, Cathy
    • Narrator : Anita Captain. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12995
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth.
      The Anwen Morris Dancers are to play a pivotal role in the imminent nuptials of Henry, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth. But it looks as though the wedding plans might go awry unless Mavis, Annie, Carol and Christine can help Althea, the Dowager Duchess, by finding a missing Morris man and a set of ancient and valuable artifacts in time for her son's wedding. Anwen-by-Wye might look like an idyllic Welsh village where family values reign and traditions still mean something in a modern world, but what will the WISE women find when they peer behind the respectable net curtains?

  • Title : The corpse with the diamond hand
    The corpse with the diamond hand
    • Author : Ace, Cathy
    • Narrator : Julie Hooker. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12996
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Professor Cait Morgan and Bud Anderson have finally said 'I do'.
      Professor Cait Morgan and Bud Anderson have finally said 'I do'. To celebrate, they set sail on a romantic Hawaiian honeymoon cruise and, for nearly two weeks, the mystery solving newlyweds are worry-free. But then a man drops dead in the games room right in front of them and Cait and Bud can't help but lend their expertise. To the others in the games room, the sudden death of Tommy Trussler--the ship's onboard card-game tutor--appears to have been from natural causes. But the professor suspects something much more sinister.

  • Title : The corpse with the golden nose
    The corpse with the golden nose
    • Author : Ace, Cathy
    • Narrator : Marysia Bucholc. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12997
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Convinced that the world-famous owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered, criminologist Cait Morgan shares her findings with Bud Anderson, a retired homicide cop.
      Convinced that the world-famous owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered, criminologist Cait Morgan shares her findings with Bud Anderson, a retired homicide cop. But he believes that the woman took her own life, whatever her grief-stricken sister might say. That is, until death strikes again, in the neat rows of grapevines that clamber up the banks of Lake Okanagan. Uncovering obsessions that might have fuelled murderous thoughts among the victim's wacky neighbours is a start, but as Cait unravels the clues, she realizes that more lives are at stake.

  • Title : The innocence of Father Brown : Volume 1
    The innocence of Father Brown : Volume 1
    • Author : Chesterton, G.K.
    • Narrator : David Timson. (Male)
    • System Number : S12326
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular ways of dealing with crime. 6 short story titles ~ The Blue Cross; The Secret Garden; The Queer Feet; The Flying Stars; The Invisible Man; The Honour of Israel Gow.
      Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular ways of dealing with crime. 6 short story titles ~ The Blue Cross; The Secret Garden; The Queer Feet; The Flying Stars; The Invisible Man; The Honour of Israel Gow.

  • Title : Chicken Soup for the Father & Son Soul
    Chicken Soup for the Father & Son Soul
    • Author : Canfield, Jack et al
    • Narrator : Alan Knight. (Male)
    • System Number : S12419
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Short Stories
    • Summary :
      'Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad.'Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul takes a peak into the lives of fathers and sons, sharing the important male milestones from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, the senior years, and every step in between.
      'Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad.'Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul takes a peak into the lives of fathers and sons, sharing the important male milestones from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, the senior years, and every step in between. This is a celebration of how fathers and sons carry each other along life's journey.Share the story of one man who didn't think much of becoming a father until the day he laid eyes on his son, and how in a matter of moments his perspective on life and being a dad had profoundly changed forever, and the touching story of a young boy who finds the father he always longed for in a special stepdad, as well as the story of the love and respect between a father-in-law and son-in-law that appears when least expected.Readers will be inspired by the stories of sons looking up to their fathers and learning by example, and fathers recollecting their own childhoods and relationships with their own dads. These insightful stories show men and boys working through the ups and downs of life, learning as they go and becoming better because of their relationship with each other. These powerful and poignant stories are written from every point of view—fathers, sons, grandfathers, mothers, and wives—everyone who has been deeply touched by the father and son relationship.

  • Title : The Valentine Legacy
    The Valentine Legacy
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Eleanor Swinden. (Female)
    • System Number : S12474
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Twenty-year-old Jessie Warfield is branded a disgrace for riding as a jockey on her father's racehorses, wearing men's clothing, exposing her skin to the sun and, in general, not acting like a lady at all.
      Twenty-year-old Jessie Warfield is branded a disgrace for riding as a jockey on her father's racehorses, wearing men's clothing, exposing her skin to the sun and, in general, not acting like a lady at all. James Wyndham, eligible widower and owner of a nearby horse farm, is Jessie's rival on the race track. Outwardly competitive to the extreme with James, she is secretly in love with him. James, having known her since she was fourteen, sees her only as a little sister and a bratty one at that. Together they are the unlikeliest romantic duo among their native Baltimore riding set. When Jessie sets out to protect James from a marriage entrapment, she ends up compromising her own reputation and is pressured into leaving town. She flees to an unlikely haven: the estate of James's British cousins, the Earl and "Duchess" of Chase. There she is pampered, dressed, and transformed into a lady. Smitten by the new Jessie, James proposes and they marry.

  • Title : The mystery woman
    The mystery woman
    • Author : Quick, Amanda
    • Narrator : Justine Eyre. (Female)
    • System Number : S12494
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Targeted by a disabled former spy for the Crown who wrongly believes she is blackmailing his sister, Beatrice Lockwood offers her assistance in tracking down the real culprit and eventually falls for the spy only to find herself hunted by a mad scientist who would resurrect a dead lover.
      Targeted by a disabled former spy for the Crown who wrongly believes she is blackmailing his sister, Beatrice Lockwood offers her assistance in tracking down the real culprit and eventually falls for the spy only to find herself hunted by a mad scientist who would resurrect a dead lover.

  • Title : Outback blaze
    Outback blaze
    • Author : Johns, Rachel
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm. (Male)
    • System Number : S12533
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Ruby Jones was always an optimist, but the trauma of her past had made her wary.
      Ruby Jones was always an optimist, but the trauma of her past had made her wary. So when she flees to the small rural community of Bunyip Bay to start afresh, she has her sights firmly set on establishing her horse-riding business and rebuilding her life. The last thing Ruby wants is a romance. In fact, after all she has been through, she can't imagine she will ever believe in love again. Police officer Drew Noble has no intention of staying in Bunyip Bay — he is just an outsider seeking temporary refuge. But as the charm of the town sways him, Drew finds himself increasingly drawn to the community and its inhabitants, as well as another newcomer, the lovely Ruby Jones. When Drew investigates a suspicious fire at Ruby's parents' business, he finds himself feeling strangely protective of the girl with the flowers in her hair. As the details of Ruby's past emerge and she comes once more under threat, Drew realises he will do all in his power to save her. Soon these outsiders discover they have both lost their hearts — not only to the town but to each other.

  • Title : Whispers along the rails
    Whispers along the rails
    • Author : Miller, Judith
    • Narrator : Margaret Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : S12594
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories
    • Summary :
      Olivia Mott finds herself juggling two jobs: her assistant chef position at Hotel Florence and her undercover work for the Pullman Rail Car Company.
      Olivia Mott finds herself juggling two jobs: her assistant chef position at Hotel Florence and her undercover work for the Pullman Rail Car Company. Olivia thinks the suggestions she relays to Pullman's town manager are being used to improve conditions for workers and save the company money, but is something much more sinister happening behind the scenes? Several months have passed since Lady Charlotte fled to Chicago, leaving her infant son in Olivia's care. Now Charlotte's money has run out. A kindly woman offers her a place to live and secures her a position at Marshall Field's store, but Charlotte's heart can't forget the past. Dare she return to Pullman to find out what happened to her baby?

  • Title : The Forever Man W.A.R.P. book 3
    The Forever Man W.A.R.P. book 3
    • Author : Colfer, Eoin
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards and Monitored by , Leone Carroll and Jane Gibbs.
    • System Number : S12597
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy Fiction
    • Summary :
      You can't outrun your own history . . .Still trapped in Victorian London, FBI agent Chevie Savano is determined to help her friend Riley find his long-lost brother.
      You can't outrun your own history . . .Still trapped in Victorian London, FBI agent Chevie Savano is determined to help her friend Riley find his long-lost brother. But the WARP wormhole has other ideas . . .Pulled two centuries into the past, Chevie and Riley find themselves in the village of Mandrake. Under siege from prowling monsters that have escaped from the wormhole, the village's only protector is the sinister Witchfinder - a man with a hidden past and deadly powers.With Chevie branded a witch and sentenced to be burned at the stake, can Riley thwart the Witchfinder's plans before he destroys them all?

  • Title : The Capes
    The Capes
    • Author : Van Zeller, Marcia
    • Narrator : Tracey Parker and recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S12648
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Summary :
      On the 1st of December 1876, the S.S.
      On the 1st of December 1876, the S.S. Georgette, badly damaged and carrying 50 crew and passengers, was wrecked in heavy surf off the coast of Western Australia. According to popular accounts two courageous riders, a 16-year-old girl named Grace Bussell and an Aboriginal stockman named Sam Isaacs, plunged their horses into the ocean over and over again to carry the terrified survivors to safety. It’s a stirring tale indeed; but undermining it is little known, yet compelling evidence that suggests quite a different story. In this historical novel the much-loved Georgette legend is questioned and unsung heroes given their due.

  • Title : When gods die : a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery
    When gods die : a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery
    • Author : Harris, C.S.
    • Narrator : Pat Stroud. (Female)
    • System Number : S12734
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The young wife of an aging marquis is found murdered in the arms of the Prince Regent.
      The young wife of an aging marquis is found murdered in the arms of the Prince Regent. Around her neck lies a necklace said to have been worn by Druid priestesses-that is, until it was lost at sea with its last owner, Sebastian St. Cyr's mother. Now Sebastian is lured into a dangerous investigation of the marchioness's death-and his mother's uncertain fate. As he edges closer to the truth-and one murder follows another-he confronts a conspiracy that imperils those nearest him and threatens to bring down the monarchy.

  • Title : Wolf to the slaughter
    Wolf to the slaughter
    • Author : Rendell, Ruth
    • Narrator : Robin Bailey. (Male)
    • System Number : S12863
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Anita Margolis had vanished.
      Anita Margolis had vanished. There was no body, no crime, nothing more concrete than an anonymous letter and a name. A pattern soon emerged to the investigation. Not only had Anita been wealthy and flighty, she had been thoroughly immortal, too.

  • Title : The headhunters
    The headhunters
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter
    • Narrator : Maggie Ollerenshaw. (Female)
    • System Number : S12872
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Over coffee, Gemma says she could murder her boss.
      Over coffee, Gemma says she could murder her boss. Her friend Jo goes along with the joke, helping her dream up fantastic ways of doing it. The game is so amusing that they tell their friends Jake and Rick, and soon the quartet are calling themselves 'The Headhunters'. But some of Rick's suggestions sound uncomfortably serious. Then one Sunday morning Jo is horrified to find a murdered body on the beach at Selsey. As police investigate, another body is found -- and Gemma's boss is missing.

  • Title : The redeemer
    The redeemer
    • Author : Nesbo, Jo
    • Narrator : John Lee. (Male)
    • System Number : S12875
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on an Oslo street.
      Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on an Oslo street. Suddenly a musician falls dead, shot at point-blank range. Hole--the police department's best investigator and worst civil servant--has no suspect, weapon, or motive. But his troubles have just begun: the assassin, quickly discovering that he shot the wrong man, becomes frantic in his search for his target. Hole's search is growing equally frantic, and he finds himself on a chase that leads into the darkest corners of the former Yugoslavia. But it's when he returns to Oslo that he encounters true darkness: among the homeless, the junkies, and the Salvationists, eagerly awaiting their savior--whether he brings new life or immediate death. With its shrewdly vertiginous narrative, acid-etched characters, and white-hot pace, The Redeemer is resounding proof of Jo Nesbø's standing among the best crime writers of our time. Translated by Don Bartlett.

  • Title : The ambassador
    The ambassador
    • Author : Currie, Edwina.
    • Narrator : Simon Shepard. (Male)
    • System Number : S12877
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      An extraordinarily vivid portrait of how the world could look – and think – one hundred years from now.
      An extraordinarily vivid portrait of how the world could look – and think – one hundred years from now. It is a place where ‘cloning’ is not mentioned in polite society, but its influence is everywhere. And whilst there is progress in the battle against ageing and disease, there is also a darker side to the scientific breakthroughs, as Bill Strether, US Ambassador to London, is about to discover...

  • Title : China dolls
    China dolls
    • Author : See, Lisa
    • Narrator : Jodi Long. (Female)
    • System Number : S12879
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction
    • Summary :
      It's 1938, in San Francisco.
      It's 1938, in San Francisco. A world's fair is preparing to open on Treasure Island, a war is brewing overseas, and the city is alive with possibilities. Grace, Helen, and Ruby, three young women from very different backgrounds, meet by chance at the exclusive and glamorous Forbidden City nightclub. The girls become fast friends, relying on one another through unexpected challenges and shifting fortunes. But after the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, paranoia and suspicion threaten to destroy them.

  • Title : Sleeping in the ground : an Inspector Banks novel
    Sleeping in the ground : an Inspector Banks novel
    • Author : Robinson, Peter
    • Narrator : James Langton. (Male)
    • System Number : S12880
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A shocking mass murder occurs at a wedding in a small Dales church and a huge manhunt follows.
      A shocking mass murder occurs at a wedding in a small Dales church and a huge manhunt follows. Eventually, the shooter is run to ground and things take their inevitable course.But Banks is plagued with doubts as to exactly whathappened outside the church that day, and why. Struggling with the death of his first serious girlfriend and the return of profiler Jenny Fuller into his life, Banks feelsthe need to dig deeper into the murders, and as he does so,he uncovers forensic and psychological puzzles that lead him to the past secrets that might just provide the answers he is looking for. When the surprising truth becomes clear, it is almost too late.

  • Title : The Slickers
    The Slickers
    • Author : Hubbard, L. Ron
    • Narrator : Edoardo Ballerini. (Male)
    • System Number : S12881
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Tex Larimee is a grizzled Arizona sheriff who's leaving the deserts of Cactus County behind, blazing a trail east to mix it up with The Slickers in the canyons of Manhattan.
      Tex Larimee is a grizzled Arizona sheriff who's leaving the deserts of Cactus County behind, blazing a trail east to mix it up with The Slickers in the canyons of Manhattan. Tex's welcome to New York is a rude one. Robbed of his cash, gun and badge, he's locked in a room in back of a run-down bar. Breaking out of the bar, he goes looking for his best friend ... only to find him dead, his throat cut. And the cops accuse Tex of committing the murder.... But none of that's going to keep a good Arizona lawman down. Discovering he's been the subject of an elaborate frame-up job, Tex has got a few tricks of his own up his sleeve--and in his recovered Colt .45--to make even the toughest of city birds sing a different tune. Also includes the mysteries "Killer Ape," in which a man frees a mistreated orangutan, only to end up with a monkey on his back, as he's accused of aiding and abetting the ape in a case of murder; and "Murder Afloat," the story of a top narcotics cop in the US Secret Service who's pursuit of a million-dollar score could land him in some hot--and deadly--water.

  • Title : Jigsaw
    Jigsaw
    • Author : Fraser, Anthea
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Tong. (Female)
    • System Number : S12882
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Rona Parish embarks on a new assignment, she is not expecting another brush with murder.
      When Rona Parish embarks on a new assignment, she is not expecting another brush with murder. She is to write a series of articles to coincide with the 800th anniversary of the county town of Buckford, looking at the history of its churches, schools and celebrated inhabitants. Having found lodgings with a young woman called Nuala Banks, Rona arranges a series of interviews with various notable people in the town.

  • Title : Honor among thieves
    Honor among thieves
    • Author : Corey, James S. A.
    • Narrator : Marc Thompson and Ilyana Kadushin. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S12883
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, writing as James S.A.
      Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, writing as James S.A. Corey, make their Star Wars debut in this brand-new epic adventure featuring Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia Organa. The action begins after the destruction of the Death Star in Star Wars.When a rebel spy needs extraction from under the nose of the Empire, who better to send than master smuggler, Han Solo. But rescuing a friendly spy is just the start of a wild adventure as the intel the spy uncovers leads Han and Leia to an ancient and deadly secret that threatens to be the Empire's ultimate weapon against the Rebel Alliance.

  • Title : Mixing with murder
    Mixing with murder
    • Author : Granger, Ann
    • Narrator : Kim Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : S12887
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Club owner Mickey Allerton's best dancer has deserted him and he wants her back.
      Club owner Mickey Allerton's best dancer has deserted him and he wants her back. And Fran Varady has to find her, or her dog Bonnie will be for it, courtesy of one of Mickey's bouncers. Fran goes to Oxford to see Lisa's parents, only to discover a floating corpse that lands her in trouble with Thames Valley police. Then she meets Lisa, and realises there's more to her disappearance than Mickey let on. Fran decides to help her, but she's got herself mixed up in something dangerous, and if she doesn't want to end up in a watery grave, she'd better watch her back.

  • Title : Snow flower and the secret fan
    Snow flower and the secret fan
    • Author : See, Lisa
    • Narrator : Janet Song. (Female)
    • System Number : S12888
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of two extraordinary women surviving in a time of strict rules and ancient customs.
      The story of two extraordinary women surviving in a time of strict rules and ancient customs. Humble farmer's daughter Lily is no ordinary girl. If properly bound, her feet will be flawless and in 19th century China, where a woman's eligibility is judged by the shape and size of her feet, this is extraordinary good luck. Lily now has the power to make a good marriage and change the fortunes of her family. But first she must undergo the agonies of footbinding, learn nu shu, the secret women's writing, and a girl will be chosen as her "old-same", a relationship almost akin to marriage. Lily's "old-same", Snow Flower, comes from a refined family. Even though their worlds are far apart they develop a deep bond through their letters written in nu shu. Lily and Snow Flower find comfort in their friendship. But when they come of age to be married, a misunderstanding threatens to change everything.

  • Title : Unforgotten
    Unforgotten
    • Author : Francis, Clare
    • Narrator : Nigel Anthony. (Male)
    • System Number : S12889
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      Lawyer Hugh Gwynne's most difficult case has finally come to court.
      Lawyer Hugh Gwynne's most difficult case has finally come to court. His client Tom Deacon is claiming damages for post-traumatic stress after a car accident in which he witnessed the death of his daughter. It seems certain Tom will win the compensation that will enable him to pick up the pieces of his shattered life. Then Tom receives an anonymous letter that throws him into an impossible dilemma.

  • Title : Portobello
    Portobello
    • Author : Rendell, Ruth
    • Narrator : Nigel Anthony. (Male)
    • System Number : S12890
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      The Portobello area of West London has a rich personality - vibrant, brilliant in colour, noisy, with graffiti that approach art, bizarre and splendid.
      The Portobello area of West London has a rich personality - vibrant, brilliant in colour, noisy, with graffiti that approach art, bizarre and splendid. An indefinable edge to it adds a spice of danger. There is nothing safe about Portobello.

  • Title : These foolish things
    These foolish things
    • Author : Moggach, Deborah
    • Narrator : Nina Wadia. (Female)
    • System Number : S12892
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction
    • Summary :
      When Ravi Kapoor, an over-worked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his disgusting and difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: 'Can't we just send him away somewhere?
      When Ravi Kapoor, an over-worked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his disgusting and difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: 'Can't we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away.' His prayer seems to have been answered when his entrepreneurial cousin, Sonny, sets up a retirement home, recreating a lost corner of England in a converted guesthouse in Bangalore. Travel and set-up are inexpensive, staff willing and plentiful - and the British pensioners can enjoy the hot weather and take mango juice with their gin...

  • Title : Saving fish from drowning
    Saving fish from drowning
    • Author : Tan, Amy
    • Narrator : Amy Tan. (Female)
    • System Number : S12896
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours
    • Genre : Adventure stories
    • Summary :
      A pious man explained to his followers: "It is evil to take lives and noble to save them.
      A pious man explained to his followers: "It is evil to take lives and noble to save them. Each day I pledge to save a hundred lives. I drop my net in the lake and scoop out a hundred fishes. I place the fishes on the bank, where they flop and twirl. 'Don't be scared, ' I tell those fishes. 'I am saving you from drowning.' Soon enough, the fishes grow calm and lie still. Yet, sad to say, I am always too late. The fishes expire. And because it is evil to waste anything, I take those dead fishes to market and I sell them for a good price. With the money I receive, I buy more nets so I can save more fishes."--Anonymous Twelve American tourists join an art expedition that begins in the Himalayan foothills of China - dubbed the true Shangri-La - and heads south into the jungles of Burma. But after the mysterious death of their tour leader, the carefully laid plans fall apart, and disharmony breaks out among the pleasure-seekers as they come to discover that the Burma Road is paved with less-than-honorable intentions, questionable food, and tribal curses. And then, on Christmas morning, eleven of the travelers boat across a misty lake for a sunrise cruise - and disappear. Drawing from the current political reality in Burma and woven with pure confabulation, Amy Tan's picaresque novel poses the question: How can we discern what is real and what is fiction, in everything we see? How do we know what to believe?

  • Title : The red house mystery
    The red house mystery
    • Author : Milne, A.A.
    • Narrator : William Sutherland. (Male)
    • System Number : S12897
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mark Ablett's stately mansion, the Red House, is filled with very proper guests when his most improper brother returns from Australia.
      Mark Ablett's stately mansion, the Red House, is filled with very proper guests when his most improper brother returns from Australia. The prodigal brother enters Mark's study, the parlor maid hears arguing and the brother dies rather suddenly, with a bullet between his eyes. The study is locked from the inside and Mark is missing! Investigating the crime is wealthy Antony Gillingham, who rivals Sherlock Holmes in his remarkable powers of observation. He is aided by the perfect Watson, his friend Bill Beverley, a cheerful young man in white flannels.

  • Title : A murder of quality
    A murder of quality
    • Author : Le Carré, John
    • Narrator : Michael Jayston. (Male)
    • System Number : S12899
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      George Smiley is one of the most brilliantly realised characters in British fiction.
      George Smiley is one of the most brilliantly realised characters in British fiction. Bespectacled, tubby, eternally middle-aged, and deceptively ordinary, he has a mind like a steel trap and is said to possess ‘the cunning of Satan and the conscience of a virgin’. Miss Ailsa Brimley is in a quandary. She's received a peculiar letter from Mrs Stella Rode, saying that she fears her husband, an assistant master at Carne School, is trying to kill her. Reluctant to go to the police, Miss Brimley calls upon her old wartime colleague, George Smiley. Unfortunately, it's too late. Mrs Rode has just been murdered. As Smiley takes up the investigation, he realises that in life, as in espionage, nothing is quite what it appears. His investigation raises a multitude of questions. Who could have hated Stella Rode enough to kill her? Why was her dog put down shortly before the murder? And what did Mad Janie see on that fatal night? To discover the truth, Smiley must lift the lid on a world of hidden passions and dangerous hatreds.

  • Title : Close my eyes
    Close my eyes
    • Author : McKenzie, Sophie
    • Narrator : Candida Gubbins. (Female)
    • System Number : S12903
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      It's been eight years since Geniver Loxley lost her daughter, Beth.
      It's been eight years since Geniver Loxley lost her daughter, Beth. Since that day, Gen has been floundering. While her husband Art builds his business reputation and their fortune, she can't let go of Beth. And then one day, everything changes. A strange woman shows up on Gen's doorstep, saying the very thing she longs to hear: that Beth is alive. That she is out there somewhere, waiting for Gen to find her. It's insane. Unthinkable. But why would someone make up such a story? Ignoring the warnings of her husband and friends, Gen begins to hope hope that quickly turns into fear and paranoia. With questions swirling around her head, Gen is determined to uncover the truth. But who can she trust? Why is Art so reluctant to get involved? To save his wife from further hurt? Or something much more sinister? Is Beth even really out there? And, if so, who is responsible for taking her? What is the truth about Beth Loxley?

  • Title : Risking it all
    Risking it all
    • Author : Granger, Ann
    • Narrator : Kim Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : S12907
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Fran Varady is approached by Private Investigator Clarence Duke, she mistrusts him on instinct.
      When Fran Varady is approached by Private Investigator Clarence Duke, she mistrusts him on instinct. But she can't ignore what he has to tell her. Her mother, Eva, who walked out on Fran when she was only seven years old, has hired Clarence to find her daughter. And for good reason. Eva is dying. Within days, Fran is reunited with the mother she hasn't seen for fifteen years, and is soon to lose again. But the biggest bombshell is still to come. Eva has another child, a daughter she gave up soon after her birth, and she wants Fran to find her. Matters aren't helped by the fact that slippery Clarence Duke seems intent on discovering what she's up to. But it's when he's found dead in his car outside Fran's home that the trouble really begins.

  • Title : War of the worlds
    War of the worlds
    • Author : Wells, H.G.
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : S12909
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London.
      The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London. At first, naïve locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white flag - only to be quickly killed by an all-destroying heat-ray, as terrifying tentacled invaders emerge. Soon the whole of human civilisation is under threat, as powerful Martians build gigantic killing machines, destroy all in their path with black gas and burning rays, and feast on the warm blood of trapped, still-living human prey. The forces of the earth, however, may prove harder to beat than they at first appear.

  • Title : The Chopin manuscript
    The Chopin manuscript
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Alfred Molina. (Male)
    • System Number : S12915
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederic Chopin.
      Former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederic Chopin. But he is unaware that, locked within its handwritten notes, lies a secret that now threatens the lives of thousands of Americans. As he races from Poland to America to uncover the mystery of the manuscript, Middleton will be accused of murder, pursued by federal agents, and targeted by assassins. But the greatest threat will come from a shadowy figure out of his past: the man known only as Faust. "The Chopin Manuscript" is a unique collaboration by 15 of the world's greatest thriller writers. Jeffery Deaver conceived the characters and set the plot in motion; the other authors each wrote a chapter in turn. Deaver then completed what he started, bringing "The Chopin Manuscript" to its explosive conclusion.

  • Title : Death of a celebrity
    Death of a celebrity
    • Author : Beaton, M.C.
    • Narrator : David Monteath. (Male)
    • System Number : S12924
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Amazing news is spreading like wildfire across the Scottish countryside: the most famous of all Lochdubh, remotely nestling in the Highlands, is perfectly anonymous, until well-known TV reporter Crystal French races into town in her bright new BMW.
      Amazing news is spreading like wildfire across the Scottish countryside: the most famous of all Lochdubh, remotely nestling in the Highlands, is perfectly anonymous, until well-known TV reporter Crystal French races into town in her bright new BMW. And PC Hamish Macbeth, dourly wed to duty rather than the fiancée who dumped him, promptly gives her a ticket for reckless driving. Outraged, Crystal makes Macbeth's life a misery with a TV report on policing in the Highlands, but when she also rakes up old local scandals for her new hit show, Macbeth notes that someone besides himself might be dead keen to stop her. And then someone does. Now, finding out who did away with the nosy reporter will lead the laconic Macbeth down roads he never envisioned, and perhaps a crisis of the heart all his own.

  • Title : Diamonds are a girl's best friend
    Diamonds are a girl's best friend
    • Author : Colgan, Jenny
    • Narrator : Karen Cass. (Female)
    • System Number : S12928
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Humourous fiction.
    • Summary :
      From Riches to Rags...Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town - she knows all the right people, goes to all the right parties and wears all the right clothes.
      From Riches to Rags...Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town - she knows all the right people, goes to all the right parties and wears all the right clothes. But deep down she suspects that her lifestyle doesn't really amount to much. Her father wants her to make her own way in the world, to make him proud. But after one shocking evening her life is changed for ever. Scraping a living as an assistant to a "glamour" photographer; living in a hovel on the Old Kent Road with four smelly boys; eating backed beans from the can - this is one spectacular fall from grace. Sophie is desperate to get her life back - but does a girl really need diamonds to be happy?

  • Title : To the lighthouse
    To the lighthouse
    • Author : Woolf, Virginia
    • Narrator : Nicole Kidman. (Female)
    • System Number : S12935
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      To the Lighthouse is Virginia Woolf's arresting analysis of domestic family life, centering on the Ramseys and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland in the early 1900s.
      To the Lighthouse is Virginia Woolf's arresting analysis of domestic family life, centering on the Ramseys and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland in the early 1900s. Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge, Eyes Wide Shut), who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Woolf in the film adaptation of Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours, brings the impressionistic prose of this classic to vibrant life. Split into three parts, the story observes Mrs. Ramsay, Mr. Ramsey, and their children at their vacation house on the Isle of Skye. While the novel follows seemingly trivial events between the family members, the plot takes a backseat to philosophical introspection, which gave the novel its fame as an icon of modernist literature. The Ramseys' quest to recapture meaning creates a powerful allegory of man's impermanent battle with the tangible world.

  • Title : Sweet Thursday
    Sweet Thursday
    • Author : Steinbeck, John
    • Narrator : Paul Birchard. (Male)
    • System Number : S12938
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction
    • Summary :
      A sequel to the enormously popular 'Cannery Row', 'Sweet Thursday' recreates its bawdy, high-spirited world of bums, drunks and hookers, telling the story of what happened to everyone after the war.
      A sequel to the enormously popular 'Cannery Row', 'Sweet Thursday' recreates its bawdy, high-spirited world of bums, drunks and hookers, telling the story of what happened to everyone after the war. There are colourful characters old and new, all united by love, laughter and tears: Fauna, the latest madam at the Bear Flag brothel, Doc, still there for everyone else but feeling strangely sad himself, and Suzy, the new hustler in town who might just be the girl to save him.

  • Title : Nemesis
    Nemesis
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : MacLeod Andrews and Renee Raudman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S12939
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI.
      When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI. But stopping the grenade-carrying crazy was only the beginning. Another plot unfolds nearly simultaneously with a bomb at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The terrorist at JFK refuses to speak to anyone but Sherlock. She heads back with counterterrorist Special Agent Cal McLain to try to get him to talk. Meanwhile, Savich--with the help of Agent Griffin Hammersmith--has his hands full trying to track an elusive murderer who looks like a Hollywood Dracula. When Dracula's attempts to kill Savich collide with Sherlock's terrorist case, very strange things happen. Who is really behind the bombing attack at St. Patrick's? How does Savich's mysterious killer fit into Sherlock's terrorism investigation? Savich and Sherlock race against the clock, as more lives are in danger with every passing minute.

  • Title : Three hands in the fountain
    Three hands in the fountain
    • Author : David, Lindsey
    • Narrator : Christian Rodska. (Male)
    • System Number : S12943
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sharing a ewer of Spanish red with his old friend and new partner Petronius Longus, Marcus Didius Falco is on the spot when a man cleaning the local fountain makes a gruesome discovery: a human hand that suggests its owner met a terrifying fate.
      Sharing a ewer of Spanish red with his old friend and new partner Petronius Longus, Marcus Didius Falco is on the spot when a man cleaning the local fountain makes a gruesome discovery: a human hand that suggests its owner met a terrifying fate. Naturally, Falco and Petro, formerly of the Vigiles, want to seize on it as their first big case. The officials of Rome, however, prefer to hush up the incident, since a population that riots at the drop of a toga might run wild if body parts are polluting their drinking water.Soon other delicate, dismembered hands are being found in Rome's two hundred miles of aqueduct. Falco and his partner suspect a serial killer is at large, linked to public festivals, and likely to strike again at the upcoming Roman Games. Even a detective as astute as Falco may not spot a twisted mind in a crowd of 250,000. And if Falco loses this race with time, another pretty victim will make a deadly splash.

  • Title : The fortune of war
    The fortune of war
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick
    • Narrator : Ric Jerrom. (Male)
    • System Number : S12945
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The year is 1812 and a triumphant Jack Aubrey sails from the Pacific to England in command of La Fleche, the fastest ship in the Royal Navy.
      The year is 1812 and a triumphant Jack Aubrey sails from the Pacific to England in command of La Fleche, the fastest ship in the Royal Navy. Following a series of disasters he finds himself in a new war as a prisoner of of the American navy.

  • Title : Funeral in Berlin
    Funeral in Berlin
    • Author : Deighton, Len
    • Narrator : James Lailey. (Male)
    • System Number : S12947
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      Set in Berlin, this novel tells of the selling of an important Russian scientist to the West.
      Set in Berlin, this novel tells of the selling of an important Russian scientist to the West. But the unnamed hero soon discovers that behind the facade of a mock funeral lies a game of deadly manoeuvres and ruthless tactics, in which the blood-stained legacy of Nazi Germany is enmeshed with the intricate moves of cold war espionage.

  • Title : Vacant posession
    Vacant posession
    • Author : Mantel, Hilary
    • Narrator : Sandra Duncan. (Female)
    • System Number : S12948
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Muriel Axon is about to re-enter the lives of Colin Sidney, hapless husband, father & schoolmaster, and Isabel Field, failed social worker & practicing neurotic.
      Muriel Axon is about to re-enter the lives of Colin Sidney, hapless husband, father & schoolmaster, and Isabel Field, failed social worker & practicing neurotic. It is ten years since her last tangle with them. There are still scores to be settled & truths to be faced.

  • Title : The cold moon
    The cold moon
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : George Guidall. (Male)
    • System Number : S12950
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      December.
      December. The night of the full cold moon. A young man is found dead in lower Manhattan, the first in a series of victims of a man calling himself the Watchmaker. This killer's obsession with time drives him to plan the murders with eerie precision. Lincoln Rhyme, Amelia Sachs and the rest of their crew are brought in to handle the case and stop the Watchmaker. But the investigation sets into motion clockwork gears of its own, with consequences for people and events that will endanger not only many lives, but Lincoln's and Amelia's future together.

  • Title : The woolgrower's companion
    The woolgrower's companion
    • Author : Rhoades, Joy
    • Narrator : Edwina Wren. (Female)
    • System Number : S12955
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      As the war draws to a close, one woman faces her greatest battle.
      As the war draws to a close, one woman faces her greatest battle. Australia 1945. Until now Kate Dowd has led a sheltered life on Amiens, her family's sprawling sheep station in northern New South Wales. The horrors of war have for the most part left her untouched. But with her father succumbing to wounds he's borne since the Great War, the management of the farm is increasingly falling on Kate's shoulders. With only the sheep-rearing book The Woolgrower's Companion to guide her, Kate rises to the challenge. However the arrival of two Italian POW labourers unsettles not only the other workers, but Kate too, especially when she finds herself drawn to the enigmatic Luca Canali. Then she receives devastating news. The farm is near bankrupt and the bank is set to repossess. Given just eight weeks to pay the debt, Kate is now in a race to save everything she holds dear.

  • Title : Shanghai girls
    Shanghai girls
    • Author : See, Lisa
    • Narrator : Janet Song. (Female)
    • System Number : S12956
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two sisters, a world at war and one life-changing secret.
      Two sisters, a world at war and one life-changing secret. Shanghai, 1937. Pearl and May are two sisters from a bourgeois family. Though their personalities are very different, Pearl is a Dragon sign, strong and stubborn, while May is a true Sheep, adorable and placid, they are inseparable best friends. Both are beautiful, modern and living a carefree life until the day their father tells them that he has gambled away the family's wealth, and that in order to repay his debts he must sell the girls as wives to two 'Gold Mountain' men: Americans. As Japanese bombs fall on their beloved city, the two sisters set out on the journey of a lifetime, one that will take them through the villages of southern China, in and out of the clutches of brutal soldiers, and even across the ocean, through the humiliation of an anti-Chinese detention centre to a new, married life in Los Angeles' Chinatown. Here they begin a fresh chapter, despite the racial discrimination and anti-Communist paranoia, because now they have something to strive for: a young, American-born daughter, Joy. Along the way there are terrible sacrifices, impossible choices and one devastating, life-changing secret, but through it all the two heroines of this astounding novel by Lisa See hold fast to who they are, Shanghai girls.

  • Title : The break
    The break
    • Author : Keyes, Marian
    • Narrator : Aoife McMahon. (Female)
    • System Number : S12957
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, 'The Break' is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.
      The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, 'The Break' is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.

  • Title : Death benefit
    Death benefit
    • Author : Cook, Robin
    • Narrator : John Chancer. (Male)
    • System Number : S12961
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Pia Grazdani is an exceptional yet aloof medical student working closely with Columbia University Medical Center's premier scientist, Dr Tobias Rothman.
      Pia Grazdani is an exceptional yet aloof medical student working closely with Columbia University Medical Center's premier scientist, Dr Tobias Rothman. Their cutting edge research could revolutionise health care; creating replacement organs. Pia knows she will be given the chance to fulfil her professional ambitions. When tragedy strikes, Pia, with the help of infatuated classmate George Wilson, launches an investigation into the unforeseen calamity in the hospital's supposedly secure biosafety lab.

  • Title : The potter's field
    The potter's field
    • Author : Camilleri, Andrea
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner.
    • System Number : S12963
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      An unidentified corpse is found near Vigata, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay.
      An unidentified corpse is found near Vigata, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible -- Judas' betrayal, the act of remorse, and the thirty pieces of silver for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried -- and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime.

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : The fashion committee : a novel of art, crime, and applied design
    The fashion committee : a novel of art, crime, and applied design
    • Author : Juby, Susan
    • Narrator : Cosette Derome. Paul Duder. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : AM12967
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Charlie Dean is a style-obsessed girl who eats, sleeps, and breathes fashion.
      Charlie Dean is a style-obsessed girl who eats, sleeps, and breathes fashion. John Thomas-Smith is a boy who forges metal sculptures in his garage and couldn't care less about clothes. But they share one thing in common: both are gunning for a scholarship to the private art high school that could make all their dreams come true. And whoever wins the fashion competition will win the scholarship. Told in the alternating voices of Charlie's and John's fashion journals which they're required to keep for the contest, this tale perfectly captures what it's like to have an artistic passion so fierce that nothing--not your dad's girlfriend's drug-addicted ex-boyfriend, a soul-crushing job at Salad Stop, or being charged with a teensy bit of kidnapping--can stand in your way. For senior high readers. 2017.

  • Title : Just a normal Tuesday
    Just a normal Tuesday
    • Author : Turrisi, Kim
    • Narrator : Nancy Goodman.
    • System Number : AM12970
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      It's just a normal Tuesday for sixteen-year-old Kai, until suddenly it's anything but.
      It's just a normal Tuesday for sixteen-year-old Kai, until suddenly it's anything but. She's received a letter from her beloved older sister, Jen, a letter that begins, My very bestest sister, Kai, if you are reading this, I am already gone. From that moment on, Kai's life will never be the same, as she is forced to deal with the shock and horror of losing Jen to suicide. Consumed with grief, Kai looks for answers, lashes out at people who love her and eventually turns to excessive drinking and drugs, all with disastrous results and no relief from her suffering. Struggling with their own sorrow, Kai's parents realize she needs more help than they can give, and they enroll her in the Tree House, a 'grief camp' for children. Though reluctant to go, once she's there, Kai finally finds others who truly understand her loss. No longer alone, she's able to begin dealing with her pain. And to see light at the end of the dark tunnel.

  • Title : The girl in a coma
    The girl in a coma
    • Author : Moss, John
    • Narrator : Mairi Fulcher. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12975
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Allison Briscoe is your average fifteen-year-old--until someone tries to kill her.
      Allison Briscoe is your average fifteen-year-old--until someone tries to kill her. Shot in the head, her doctors and family think she is in a coma, but in fact, though she cannot move, she can think, hear, and dream. Each night, Allison lives vicariously through her pioneer ancestors, entering the world of Rebecca Haun, a fifteen-year-old rebel who lived in Pennsylvania during the Revolutionary War. To prove a friend innocent of murder, Rebecca betrays her Mennonite beliefs and joins the Women's Brigade with George Washington's rag-tag army at Valley Forge. And each day, Allison struggles to find a way to show her family that she is awake--a goal that becomes increasingly desperate when she realizes that whoever shot her has come back to finish the job. For junior and senior high students.

  • Title : Trial by fire
    Trial by fire
    • Author : McClintock, Norah
    • Narrator : Margaret Johnson. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12978
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Riley Donovan is the new kid in a small town where her aunt (and guardian) has just started a job as a detective on the town's police force.
      Riley Donovan is the new kid in a small town where her aunt (and guardian) has just started a job as a detective on the town's police force. Riley is home alone when a neighbor's barn catches on fire; when she realizes that he is trapped in the barn, she calls 9-1-1 and then tries to save him . But instead of being hailed as a hero, Riley finds herself the target of vandalism and violence. Never one to back away from a confrontation, Riley discovers that her neighbor, Mr. Goran is an immigrant from Kurdistan who is hated by most of the townspeople. When he is accused of arson, Riley is positive he's innocent. In her determination to get to the truth, she makes some powerful enemies, uncovers the depth of the town's prejudice and corruption, and figures out who is targeting Mr. Goran--and why.

  • Title : Another me
    Another me
    • Author : Wiseman, Eva
    • Narrator : Cornelia Schuh. Boaz Schuman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : AM12987
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Seventeen-year-old Natan has a safe and happy life in fourteenth-century Strasbourg, France.
      Seventeen-year-old Natan has a safe and happy life in fourteenth-century Strasbourg, France. He works with his father in his rag trade, helps his mother around the house, and studies the Torah at night with his young brother, Shmuli. He's even feeling the first stirrings of love with Elena, the daughter of the master draper who is his father's best customer. But there is tension between the Jewish community and the rest of the citizens, and there is fear as the deadly plague sweeps through towns and cities nearby. When rumours begin to circulate that Jewish residents are contaminating the town's well water to try to hasten the plague's arrival in their city, Natan knows that there are dangerous days ahead. When he sees who really poisoned Strasbourg's water, he is determined to speak the truth and save his people from the false accusations. But a moment of violence derails his plans and changes his life in ways he could never have imagined. Grades 5-8.

  • Title : Subject to change
    Subject to change
    • Author : Nesbitt, Karen
    • Narrator : David Bacon. (Male)
    • System Number : AM12990
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Declan's life in small-town Quebec is defined by his parents' divorce, his older brother's delinquency and his own lackluster performance at school, which lands him with a tutor he calls Little Miss Perfect.
      Declan's life in small-town Quebec is defined by his parents' divorce, his older brother's delinquency and his own lackluster performance at school, which lands him with a tutor he calls Little Miss Perfect. He likes his job at the local ice rink, and he has a couple of good buddies, but his father's five-year absence is a constant source of pain and anger. When he finds out the truth about his parents' divorce, he is forced to reconsider everything he has believed about his family and himself. For senior high readers.

  • Title : The road to ever after
    The road to ever after
    • Author : Young, Moira
    • Narrator : Taina Makinen. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12991
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Davy David is a thirteen-year-old orphan, who lives in the bushes in a town ruled by a strict minister, Reverend Fall.
      Davy David is a thirteen-year-old orphan, who lives in the bushes in a town ruled by a strict minister, Reverend Fall. A talented artist, Davy loves to draw pictures of angels in the dirt, in the early hours of the morning before the townspeople are awake. He spends his days on his own, except for a small dog, who has attached himself to Davy, often going to the library to find inspiration for his pictures of angels. One day, after chasing after a ball for some of the town's boys, he finds himself in the yard of the old boarded-up museum, now rumoured to be the home of a witch. The witch is Miss Elizabeth Flint, an elderly woman who has a proposition for Davy: drive her to her childhood home, where, it turns out, she has made the decision to die.

  • Title : What we once believed
    What we once believed
    • Author : MacPherson, Andrea
    • Narrator : Nina Richmond. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12992
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      A coming-of-age novel contrasting a daughter's disappointment in her mother's abandonment with the generational differences around feminist values.
      A coming-of-age novel contrasting a daughter's disappointment in her mother's abandonment with the generational differences around feminist values. Summer 1971. While women demand equality, protests erupt over the Vietnam War, and peace activists march, adolescent Maybe Collins' life in quiet Oak Bay is upended by the appearance of her mother, who disappeared nine years earlier. And with her return comes another surprise: she's written a best-selling memoir called THE OTHER MOTHER, about motherhood and Women's Liberation, which gives only passing reference to Maybe's existence. Camille, now an acclaimed author, is distant and confounding, and Maybe tries to piece together her mother's life-why she left, the truth behind her famous memoir, and the future of their fractured relationship. As Maybe searches for her place, so do the other women in her life: her independent and unchangeable grandmother, Gigi; her best friend's mother, Robin, who struggles with her roles as wife and stay-at-home mother; and Mary Quinn, a successful artist new to Lear Street, who seems to live only by her own rules. Their stories and struggles define how Maybe sees her choices as a woman and how she'll navigate a world that is dramatically shifting every day. But when Maybe discovers that her mother is writing another book-a book about her return-the betrayal is fierce and painful, and Maybe resolves to teach Camille a lesson that will change them all forever.

  • Title : Megan
    Megan
    • Author : Hooper, Mary
    • Narrator : Gillian Walton. (Female)
    • System Number : S12901
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Megan is fifteen.
      Megan is fifteen. One day she discovers she is pregnant. What will she do! How will her friends react? How will her ex boyfriend react? How will her mum react? How would YOU react? Should Megan keep this baby! A realistic tale that deals compassionately with the controversial issue of teenage pregnancy.

  • Title : The night is for hunting
    The night is for hunting
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : Suzi Dougherty. (Female)
    • System Number : S12952
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hunting and being hunted.
      Hunting and being hunted. Sometimes life seems to offer nothing more than a chase to the death. The fight to survive has never been fiercer. But as they wage war, Ellie and her friends still find time for other things: friendship... loyalty... even Christmas. If only they can withstand another night. The Night is for Hunting is the sixth volume in the award-winning Tomorrow series.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : The fire within
    The fire within
    • Author : D'Lacey, Chris
    • Narrator : Fatima Ho. (Female)
    • System Number : AM12974
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      When college student David Rain rents a room in an unusual boardinghouse full of clay dragons, he has no idea that they, along with some lively squirrels, will help jumpstart his writing career.
      When college student David Rain rents a room in an unusual boardinghouse full of clay dragons, he has no idea that they, along with some lively squirrels, will help jumpstart his writing career. Grades 5-8.

  • Title : Conky the Magic Kangaroo : Book 3
    Conky the Magic Kangaroo : Book 3
    • Author : Holman, Ken
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Leone Carroll and Susie Punch.
    • System Number : S12676
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Fiction
    • Summary :
      Another truly exciting edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo which contains three more unbelievably spellbinding stories of Conky’s heroic feats and adventures in the very vivid and unpredictable Australian outback where danger lurks around every corner.
      Another truly exciting edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo which contains three more unbelievably spellbinding stories of Conky’s heroic feats and adventures in the very vivid and unpredictable Australian outback where danger lurks around every corner. Join Conky and his team of dedicated followers as they battle the elements of lightning strikes which threaten the life of one of their loved ones. Be part of the war against the evasive and poisonous Cane Toad. Imagine being confronted by a large pack of wild dogs whose leader is a monster and be astounded by Conky’s friendship with the alien. The accolades received by Ken have been in the hundreds, praising his ability to be able to write at a level that pleases readers from the ages of 5 to 95. The fact that these stories are very Australian and written by a dinky-di Aussie with a fantastic imagination and wonderful sense of humour speaks for itself. “The expressions on the children’s faces when they purchase a new book from me is truly rewarding” states Ken. “They all call me Pas’i”

  • Title : Conky the Magic Kangaroo Book 4
    Conky the Magic Kangaroo Book 4
    • Author : Holman, Ken
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and monitored by Leone Carroll, Susie Punch and Jane Gibbs..
    • System Number : S12686
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Fiction
    • Summary :
      This 4th edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo has been voted the most exciting book of the series so far.Depicting the wonderful country of Australia, Conky does battle with the POACHERS with his trusty team.Joun Conky and Bum as they enter the spectacular Limestone cave that houses the SECRET BOOK that holds many mystic and wondrous stories and listen to BULLAMAKANKA'S story of NUGGETTEE.Understand the devastation caused by the STEEL SNAKES.
      This 4th edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo has been voted the most exciting book of the series so far.Depicting the wonderful country of Australia, Conky does battle with the POACHERS with his trusty team.Joun Conky and Bum as they enter the spectacular Limestone cave that houses the SECRET BOOK that holds many mystic and wondrous stories and listen to BULLAMAKANKA'S story of NUGGETTEE.Understand the devastation caused by the STEEL SNAKES. Then wonder and marvel at the help the ALIENS give us.Is it possible that they do? Read and make up your own mind.

  • Title : The boy in the dress
    The boy in the dress
    • Author : Walliams, David
    • Narrator : David Walliams & Matt Lucas.
    • System Number : S12696
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      David Walliams' debut children's novel is one of the publishing events of the year.
      David Walliams' debut children's novel is one of the publishing events of the year. Now experience the whole story in glorious sound as David teams up with an old friend (his name begins with Matt and ends with Lucas) to deliver a hilarious and beautifully produced audiobook. Dennis was different. Why was he different, you ask? Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book! Charming, surprising and hilarious -- David Walliams's beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike. Now David teams up with Matt Lucas to produce an audiobook with a difference. Read by two of the brightest stars in sketch comedy, this lavish production brings the hilarious voices behind Little Britain to your nearest earphones. And it tells a fantastic story too!

  • Title : The birthday burglar, and A very wicked headmistress
    The birthday burglar, and A very wicked headmistress
    • Author : Mahy, Margaret
    • Narrator : Mitchley, Richard. (Male)
    • System Number : S12913
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The birthday burglar: Bored Bassington with a bias for things beginning with B, decides to treat himself to burglary.
      The birthday burglar: Bored Bassington with a bias for things beginning with B, decides to treat himself to burglary. A very wicked headmistress: Money-hungry Tatiana Taffeta runs a select boarding school and schemes to marry a foolish, affluent farmer.

  • Title : Graffiti on the fence
    Graffiti on the fence
    • Author : Forrestal, Elaine
    • Narrator : Peter Hardy. (Male)
    • System Number : S12914
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hellz, Tan and Eddie are the local skateboarding trio.
      Hellz, Tan and Eddie are the local skateboarding trio. Every night after school they hang out together, terrorising the Witch. That's what they call elderly Lallie. They make their own rules, and give cheek to anyone who gets in their way. But Lallie gives as good as she gets, and when Hellz unexpectedly finds himself in her garden one day, he soon learns that there's more to Lallie than he thought. 9 yrs+

  • Title : The worry website
    The worry website
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Helen Lederer. (Female)
    • System Number : S12934
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Is anything bothering you?
      Is anything bothering you? Problems in class or at home? Don't know where to turn for help? Log on to the Worry Website! Type in your worry and wait for the good advice to flow in. At least that's the plan when Mr Speed sets up his super-cool new Worry Website for the class. Holly, Greg, Natasha and the rest feel that they've got shed loads of worries but, as they find out, sometimes the best advice comes from the most unexpected place.

  • Title : Precious and the mystery of Meerkat Hill
    Precious and the mystery of Meerkat Hill
    • Author : McCall Smith, Alexander
    • Narrator : Adjoa Andoh. (Female)
    • System Number : S12972
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries.
      Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries. Here in this delightful, new, enchanting tale for children, we see how the young Precious became the crafty and intuitive private investigator we all know and love!

  • Title : My sister Jodie
    My sister Jodie
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : S12973
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Pearl and Jodie are sisters.
      Pearl and Jodie are sisters. Pearl is the younger one, small, shy and anxious. Jodie is nearly three years older, bold and brash and bad and Pearl adores her. When their parents get new jobs at Melchester College, a Victorian Gothic mansion, the girls spend a bizarre summer holiday in the boarding school with just a few leftover children for company. Things start to change now they are in their new home. Jodie has always been the leader but now it's Pearl who's making new friends. When term begins, their strange summer is over. But things keep on changing.

Nonfiction

  • Title : Topsy and Other Stories from the Heart
    Topsy and Other Stories from the Heart
    • Author : Lee, Dorothy
    • Narrator : Narrated by Coralie Ellement and Recorded by Kerry Duffy.
    • System Number : S11473
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Short Stories
    • Summary :
      Short Stories by the Author about her life.
      Short Stories by the Author about her life.

  • Title : Tales from a sunburnt country : volume 2
    Tales from a sunburnt country : volume 2
    • Author : Readers Digest
    • Narrator : Michael Preston. (Male)
    • System Number : S12211
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Voyages
    • Summary :
      A selection of stories about Australia and its people from the Australian edition of Reader's Digest.
      A selection of stories about Australia and its people from the Australian edition of Reader's Digest. Vol. 2 includes: By train across Australia (Indian Pacific); In search of the perfect pearl (Paspaley Pearling Company); Miracle at Monkey Mia; A day in the life of a monastery (New Norcia).

  • Title : Through my eyes : the autobiography of Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
    Through my eyes : the autobiography of Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
    • Author : Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy
    • Narrator : Jane Gibbs. (Female)
    • System Number : S12527
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 35 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      Chamberlain's version of the story of the disappearance of her baby from a camping ground in the Australian outback.
      Chamberlain's version of the story of the disappearance of her baby from a camping ground in the Australian outback. She relates how she was convicted for murder, the time she spent in prison and the legal battle which secured her release and her continuing attempts to sue for a full pardon.

  • Title : Love on Forrest Downs
    Love on Forrest Downs
    • Author : McCorry, Sheryl
    • Narrator : Narrated by Margaret Harris and Recorded by Else Boon.
    • System Number : S12679
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      Sheryl McCorry is a woman in a million.
      Sheryl McCorry is a woman in a million. In her runaway bestselling memoir Diamonds and Dust and its compelling follow up Stars over Shiralee, Sheryl shared her amazing life story from a childhood in the top end to mustering cattle in the outback to becoming the first woman in the Kimberly to run a two-million acre cattle station.In her unforgettable new book, Sheryl's inspiring story continues as she and her soulmate Michael battle to keep her new outback home, Forrest Downs, running against the tough, unforgiving landscape of the outback. With her characteristic down-to-earth honesty, Sheryl reveals never before told stories of hardship and humour from her incredible life in the bush. For the very first time, Sheryl discloses the tragic and terrifying last months of her late second husband Bob McCorry's life and her continuing battle to overcome the fears from her violent third marriage.Sheryl's latest book is a love letter to the land and the life Sheryl was born to. Her resilient spirit fights on to preserve the country she so loves and protect her family from the forces that would tear them apart. Here at last at Forrest Downs, Sheryl has found the happy ending she so deserves. Love on Forrest Downs is at once funny and frank; heartfelt and no-holds-bar. The astonishing continuing life story of an extraordinary woman.

  • Title : A Life Coloured In
    A Life Coloured In
    • Author : Done, Ken
    • Narrator : Narrated by Ross Bryant and Recorded by Bill Houwen (Male)
    • System Number : S12742
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      An impressionistic and exuberant memoir by Australia's best-loved artist.
      An impressionistic and exuberant memoir by Australia's best-loved artist. Ken Done has an extraordinary place in the hearts of Australians - we've all worn or decorated our homes with his artwork. His vivid, optimistic images are part of our collective consciousness and have helped define us to the world. But what do we know about the man behind the brush? A dreamy country kid-turned-art student, Ken took off overseas for a Mad Men-esque advertising career before an epiphany at a Matisse exhibition showed him that painting was where his heart truly lay. But a return to Sydney to paint saw his art overtaken by his entrepreneurial instincts as 'Ken Done' became a sought-after global brand. However there's more to Ken Done's story than just commercial success: the sudden loss of the profits from a lifetime's hard work and a resultant stressful court case was closely followed by a shock cancer diagnosis. It was a dark time, but the powerful paintings that came out of this bleak period have brought him long-overdue acclaim as one of our great artists. From his studio on sparkling Sydney Harbour to the ochre tints of the outback or the luminous palette of tropical waters, Ken's artist's eye is ever drawn to beauty and colour. But through good times and bad, what has sustained him are the simple pleasures of life: family, home and, of course, painting.

  • Title : Bombay Taxi : From Barrowboy in London to Bookseller in Australia
    Bombay Taxi : From Barrowboy in London to Bookseller in Australia
    • Author : Ramsay, John
    • Narrator : Narrated by Alan Needham and Recorded by Kerry Fasolo. (Male)
    • System Number : S12799
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      Bombay Taxi is an inspirational true life story of a dynamic partnership between two enterprising and audacious spirits, surviving over 50 years to overcome poverty and hardship,and to realise their dreams.
      Bombay Taxi is an inspirational true life story of a dynamic partnership between two enterprising and audacious spirits, surviving over 50 years to overcome poverty and hardship,and to realise their dreams. John and Alice Ramsay's positive approach never accepts defeat. Not even when they're deceived, robbed and stranded, penniless in Madras, India, on their overland journey across two continents and 12 countries, to migrate to Australia - after being knocked back as government assisted migrants.

  • Title : Thank you, Good Night
    Thank you, Good Night
    • Author : Freud, Sally
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards and Monitored by , Cathy Ryan and Jane Gibbs.
    • System Number : S12803
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Summary :
      Thank you, good night: A backstage pass to Australian rock 'n' roll .
      Thank you, good night: A backstage pass to Australian rock 'n' roll .

  • Title : Rolling into the world : memories of a ratbag child
    Rolling into the world : memories of a ratbag child
    • Author : Cameron, Eoin
    • Narrator : Alan Needham.
    • System Number : S12873
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      Packed with childhood adventures that are sometimes hilarious, sometimes terrible, this nostalgic memoir begins with ABC broadcaster and former Federal MP Eoin Cameron's birth on the slopes of the volcanic crater of Mount Gambier.
      Packed with childhood adventures that are sometimes hilarious, sometimes terrible, this nostalgic memoir begins with ABC broadcaster and former Federal MP Eoin Cameron's birth on the slopes of the volcanic crater of Mount Gambier. From riding on the lino polisher to homemade rocket launches, this hilarious and engaging account documents the author's experiences growing up in a constantly expanding Catholic family during the 1950s and 1960s in Australia.

  • Title : Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
    Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
    • Author : Crile, George
    • Narrator : Christopher Lane. (Male)
    • System Number : S12891
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The outrageous true story of how one congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history.
      The outrageous true story of how one congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history.

  • Title : Her father's daughter
    Her father's daughter
    • Author : Pung, Alice
    • Narrator : Dana Miltins. (Female)
    • System Number : S12900
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      At twenty-something, Alice is eager for the milestones of adulthood: leaving home, choosing a career, finding friendship and love on her own terms.
      At twenty-something, Alice is eager for the milestones of adulthood: leaving home, choosing a career, finding friendship and love on her own terms. But with each step she takes she feels the sharp tug of invisible threads: the love and worry of her parents, who want more than anything to keep her from harm. Her father fears for her safety to an extraordinary degree, but why? As she digs further into her father's story, Alice embarks on a journey of painful discovery: of memories lost and found, of her own fears for the future, of history and how it echoes down the years. Set in Melbourne, China and Cambodia, Her Father's Daughter captures a father-daughter relationship in a moving and astonishingly powerful way.

  • Title : Hello darling! : the Jeanne Little story
    Hello darling! : the Jeanne Little story
    • Author : O'Brien, Siobhan
    • Narrator : Kaye Stevenson. (Female)
    • System Number : S12911
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      The unmistakeable and inimitable Jeanne Little - she of the amaxing eyelashes and fabulous, if somewhat startling, dress sense (remember the green garbage bag frock?) - is one of Australia's most loved and best known show business celebrities.
      The unmistakeable and inimitable Jeanne Little - she of the amaxing eyelashes and fabulous, if somewhat startling, dress sense (remember the green garbage bag frock?) - is one of Australia's most loved and best known show business celebrities. A zany comedian with the voice of a truck driver, Jeanne got her start as a guest on the Mike Walsh Show in 1974 and never looked back. For more than a decade, she was the queen of Australian daytime television and beyond. With her distinctive presence, off-beat humour and flair for the innovative and unusual, Jeanne Little is an extraordinary woman. From Gold Logies to the Order of Australia to the hearts of Australian television and cabaret audiences alike, Jeanne wins them all. There's no one else quite like her.

  • Title : Is it just me?
    Is it just me?
    • Author : Hart, Miranda
    • Narrator : Miranda Hart. (Female)
    • System Number : S12932
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Britain's best loved comedienne, Miranda Hart, laments on the horrors of growing up and offers her younger self some essential advice on grappling with life's unexpected perils and blunders.
      Britain's best loved comedienne, Miranda Hart, laments on the horrors of growing up and offers her younger self some essential advice on grappling with life's unexpected perils and blunders.

  • Title : Valley belles
    Valley belles
    • Author : Storey, Robyn
    • Narrator : Margaret Nielsen, Dornell Wylie and Lyn Ellison. (Female)
    • System Number : S12942
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      Peering into the lives of a group of women, from the rough and ready, to the genteel, Valley Belles reveals the intricate tapestry that made up their remarkable lives.
      Peering into the lives of a group of women, from the rough and ready, to the genteel, Valley Belles reveals the intricate tapestry that made up their remarkable lives. Their collection of real life, poignant, heart-warming and funny stories prove that women were, and are, central to life in the bush and the development of rural Australia. Valley Belles also redresses the myth that men are the major players in the Australian outback - and shows that women really can do anything!

  • Title : End of days : the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    End of days : the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    • Author : Swanson, James
    • Narrator : Richard Thomas. (Male)
    • System Number : S12969
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Presents a complete account of the day President Kennedy was killed, following the event minute-by-minute, from the Kennedys' arrival in Texas through the shooting in Dealey Plaza to the shocking aftermath.
      Presents a complete account of the day President Kennedy was killed, following the event minute-by-minute, from the Kennedys' arrival in Texas through the shooting in Dealey Plaza to the shocking aftermath. In "End of Days" James Swanson reveals Lee Harvey Oswald's bizarre history of violence and follows John and Jacqueline Kennedy on their fateful Dallas motorcade ride. Swanson takes us to the sixth-floor Texas Book Depository window to look through Oswald's rifle sights, re-creates the last hours of the doomed assassin, and the day of national mourning for the president that followed, culminating in a funeral that united the country. The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, has been the subject of enduring debate, speculation, and numerous conspiracy theories, but Swanson's absorbing and complete account follows the event hour-by-hour, from the moment Lee Harvey Oswald conceived of the crime three days before its execution, to his own murder two days later at a Dallas Police precinct at the hands of Jack Ruby, a two-bit nightclub owner. Based on sweeping research never before collected so powerfully in a single volume, and illustrated with photographs, End of Days distills Kennedy's assassination into a pulse-pounding thriller that is sure to become the definitive popular account of this historic crime for years to come.

  • Title : The Nazi hunters
    The Nazi hunters
    • Author : Nagorski, Andrew
    • Narrator : Kevin Stillwell. (Male)
    • System Number : S12970
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : History, War Stories
    • Summary :
      More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close as they and the hunted die off - their saga can now be told almost in its entirety - After the Nuremberg trials and the start of the Cold War, most of the victors in World War II lost interest in prosecuting Nazi war criminals - Many of the lower-ranking perpetrators quickly blended in with the millions who were seeking to rebuild their lives in a new Europe, while those who felt most at risk fled the continent. "The Nazi Hunters" focuses on the small band of men and women who refused to allow their crimes to be forgotten and who were determined to track them down to the furthest corners of the earth.
      More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close as they and the hunted die off - their saga can now be told almost in its entirety - After the Nuremberg trials and the start of the Cold War, most of the victors in World War II lost interest in prosecuting Nazi war criminals - Many of the lower-ranking perpetrators quickly blended in with the millions who were seeking to rebuild their lives in a new Europe, while those who felt most at risk fled the continent. "The Nazi Hunters" focuses on the small band of men and women who refused to allow their crimes to be forgotten and who were determined to track them down to the furthest corners of the earth.

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : Dear world, how are you?
    Dear world, how are you?
    • Author : Little, Toby
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony, recorded by Susie Punch and Marie Mapp.
    • System Number : S12617
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Stories
    • Summary :
      When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world.
      When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world. With the help of his mum, Toby started handwriting and posting letters to everyone from research scientists in Antarctica to game-keepers in Chad and even the Pope. Not only did Toby achieve his goal but the world wrote back. Dear World, How Are You? is a collection of the most fascinating and heart-warming letters he sent and received. It shows that the world is only as big as your imagination and is full of potential friends, waiting to be discovered, no matter where you live.