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 S4886
 S7585
 S10768
 S11328
 S11394
 S11431
 S11543
 S11743
 S11745
 S11769
 S11810
 S11981
 S11982
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 S12013
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 S12336
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 S12421
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 S12451
 S12458
 S12476
 S12509
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Books produced in the past    ( Total: 72 )

Fiction

  • Title : Friends and lovers
    Friends and lovers
    • Author : Francis, June
    • Narrator : Dawn Campbell-Kelly.
    • System Number : S4886
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Vivien's mother Hilda had always been the black sheep of the family: the only person to have a child out of wedlock; the first person in the family to shake the dust of Liverpool off her feet and emigrate to America; the very last person Vivien had expected to see again.
      Vivien's mother Hilda had always been the black sheep of the family: the only person to have a child out of wedlock; the first person in the family to shake the dust of Liverpool off her feet and emigrate to America; the very last person Vivien had expected to see again. But then, quite suddenly, her scandalous mother returns to stir up painful memories and barely suppressed resentment. In her quest to discover who her father is, Vivien finds she and her mother have more in common than she expected.

  • Title : The birthday present
    The birthday present
    • Author : VINE, Barbara
    • Narrator : Ruth Sillers.
    • System Number : S7585
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      It's late spring of 1990 and a love affair is flourishing: between Ivor Tesham, a thirty-three year old rising star of Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government, and Hebe Furnal, a stunning North London housewife stuck in a dull marriage.
      It's late spring of 1990 and a love affair is flourishing: between Ivor Tesham, a thirty-three year old rising star of Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government, and Hebe Furnal, a stunning North London housewife stuck in a dull marriage. What excitement Hebe lacks at home, however, is amply compensated for by the well-bred and intensely attractive Tesham - an ardent womanizer and ambitious politican. On the eve of her twenty-eighth birthday, Tesham decides to give Hebe a present to remember: something far more memorable than, say, the costly string of pearls he's already lavished upon her.

  • Title : Connected Life in Fact & Fiction
    Connected Life in Fact & Fiction
    • Author : Scourfield, Stephen
    • Narrator : Michael Preston. (Male)
    • System Number : S10768
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Short Stories
    • Summary :
      In his new book, Connected, , Scourfield brings together stories from around the world, drawing together fact and fiction.
      In his new book, Connected, , Scourfield brings together stories from around the world, drawing together fact and fiction. From the Kimberley to India, from an English country town to the southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho, there are connections which run around the planet and through Scourfield’s life. In Connected, he them together in essays and short stories. Some are quirky and humorous, some intensely personal, but all are tales not just of a traveller but follow the themes that form the basis of belief.

  • Title : The Mirror of Beauty
    The Mirror of Beauty
    • Author : Faruqi, Shamsur Rahman
    • Narrator : Leslee Mordant.
    • System Number : S11328
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 37 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Romance
    • Summary :
      It is the sunset of the Mughal Empire.
      It is the sunset of the Mughal Empire. The splendour of imperial Delhi flares one last time. The young daughter of a craftsman in the city elopes with an officer of the East India Company.

  • Title : Beau Geste
    Beau Geste
    • Author : Wren, P.C.
    • Narrator : Michael Preston. (Male)
    • System Number : S11431
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
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  • Title : The Marble Collector
    The Marble Collector
    • Author : Ahern, Cecelia
    • Narrator : Lorelei St Roas. Jim Limerick. (Female)
    • System Number : S11543
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic Fiction
    • Summary :
      A box of possessions.
      A box of possessions. A father with no memory. A daughter with just one day to piece together the past. When Sabrina Boggs stumbles upon a mysterious collection of her father's belongings, her seemingly uneventful life suddenly alters and shifts. In the single day she has to search for answers about the man she thought she knew, a man who can no longer remember his own story, Sabrina uncovers far bigger secrets than she could have imagined. And discovers that sometimes it's the people closest to us that we know the least.

  • Title : Equator : A Novel
    Equator : A Novel
    • Author : Ashton, Wayne
    • Narrator : Tracey Parker and recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S11743
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 21 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The year is 1947.
      The year is 1947. Carlos slips over the orphanage wall in search of the village girl who has captured his heart. From that moment, his is a life at sea, a life that moves across the globe and across generations, lived on the turning tides of love affairs, friendships and enmities. Equator is a glorious and intricate love story in the magic realist tradition.

  • Title : Summer of Light
    Summer of Light
    • Author : Cramer, W. Dale
    • Narrator : Robin House (Female)
    • System Number : S11745
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      After a bizarre accident, construction worker Mick Brannigan is forced into the role of stay-at-home dad while his wife Layne returns to a law firm, but although Layne is not confident that her husband is up to the task of training and ...
      After a bizarre accident, construction worker Mick Brannigan is forced into the role of stay-at-home dad while his wife Layne returns to a law firm, but although Layne is not confident that her husband is up to the task of training and ...

  • Title : Out of Place
    Out of Place
    • Author : Tansley, Tangea
    • Narrator : Suzanne O'Mahony
    • System Number : S11769
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense Stories
    • Summary :
      'I say to you, Dana, come prepared to enjoy yourself.
      'I say to you, Dana, come prepared to enjoy yourself. That's the only way this will work...' When, finally, Dana turns her back on her own career to join her husband Dekker on a company camp in Saudi Arabia, she smothers her apprehension with the conviction that she is doing the right thing. This is the brave new world of the Sixties after all. What harm can come from taking six months, a year perhaps, as time-out? But she is totally unprepared for the harsh reality and restrictions of her new environment, for the frustration and unhappiness she will uncover and for the predicament in which she finds herself. On the one hand she tries to support her friends, on the other she is blind to the traps she herself is falling into. Out of Place is an intense psychological drama about trying to live up to expectations and loss of identity - a story of the intimate lives of ordinary people, their passions, secrets and all-too-human frailties.

  • Title : Arrow Keeper/ Death Camp : A Cheyanne Double Edition
    Arrow Keeper/ Death Camp : A Cheyanne Double Edition
    • Author : Cole, Judd
    • Narrator : Ross Bryant. (Male)
    • System Number : S11982
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Western stories
    • Summary :
      From the bestselling "Cheyenne" series comes "Arrow Keeper", in which Matthew Hanchon, a Cheyenne Indian raised among pioneers, searches for his place in the world; and in "Death Chant", Matthew is forced to prove his loyalty to the Cheyenne by facing the greatest challenge he had Ever known.
      From the bestselling "Cheyenne" series comes "Arrow Keeper", in which Matthew Hanchon, a Cheyenne Indian raised among pioneers, searches for his place in the world; and in "Death Chant", Matthew is forced to prove his loyalty to the Cheyenne by facing the greatest challenge he had Ever known.

  • Title : The Midnight Watch
    The Midnight Watch
    • Author : Dyer, David
    • Narrator : Suzanne O'Mahony. (Female)
    • System Number : S11990
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction, Detective and Mystery Fiction
    • Summary :
      A fascinating, revelatory novel based on the true story of the ship, and its crew, that failed to come to the sinking Titanic's aid.
      A fascinating, revelatory novel based on the true story of the ship, and its crew, that failed to come to the sinking Titanic's aid. Set on board the Californian during those terrible hours, and in Boston in the aftermath of the disaster, Antonia Senior has called 'historical fiction at its best'. A perfect read for fans of Robert Harris and CJ Sansom, which gives a whole new side to A Night To Remember. On a black night in April 1912, fifteen hundred passengers and crew perish as the Titanic slowly sinks beneath the freezing waters of the North Atlantic. Charting the same perilous course through the icebergs is the SS Californian, close enough for her crew to see the eight white distress rockets fired by the Titanic. Yet the Californian fails to act, and later her crew insist that they saw nothing. As news of the disaster spreads throughout America, journalists begin a feeding frenzy, desperate for stories. John Steadman is one such reporter, a man broken by alcoholism, grief and a failed marriage. Steadman senses blood as he fixates on the Californian and his investigation reveals a tense and perplexing relationship between the ship's captain and second officer, who hold the secrets of what occurred that night. Slowly he peels back the layers of deception, and his final, stunning revelation of what happened while the Titanic sank will either redeem the men of the Californian, or destroy them.

  • Title : The Champion
    The Champion
    • Author : Binding, Tim
    • Narrator : Jim limerick. (Male)
    • System Number : S12013
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Charles Pemberton has lived his whole life in the same small town.
      Charles Pemberton has lived his whole life in the same small town. His quiet life of privileged contentment might well have continued undisturbed, were it not for the arrival of Clark 'Large' Rossiter. ...

  • Title : Lion's Game
    Lion's Game
    • Author : Demille, Nelson
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm.
    • System Number : S12016
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 26 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Detective John Corey, last seen in Plum Island, now faces his toughest assignment yet: the pursuit and capture of the world's most dangerous terrorist -- a young Arab known as "The Lion" who has baffled a federal task force and shows no sign of stopping in his quest for revenge against the American pilots who bombed Libya and killed his family.
      Detective John Corey, last seen in Plum Island, now faces his toughest assignment yet: the pursuit and capture of the world's most dangerous terrorist -- a young Arab known as "The Lion" who has baffled a federal task force and shows no sign of stopping in his quest for revenge against the American pilots who bombed Libya and killed his family. Filled with unrelenting suspense and surprising plot twists at every terrifying turn, THE LION'S GAME is a heartstopping race against time and one of Nelson DeMille's most riveting thrillers.

  • Title : Outback Midwives
    Outback Midwives
    • Author : McArthur, Fiona
    • Narrator : Coralie Ellement. (Female)
    • System Number : S12160
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Australian Fiction
    • Summary :
      Book 1: The Midwife And The Millionaire.
      Book 1: The Midwife And The Millionaire. Sophie Sullivan - everyone’s favourite midwife. Beautiful, fun-loving and calm in a crisis. She loves babies and hates - smooth-talking playboys who break hearts. Levi Pearson - Sydney’s most eligible bachelor! A touch of arrogance and a devilish smile make him irresistible! He loves his work and hates his privacy being invaded. A helicopter has gone down over the arid landscape of the Kimberley's, Western Australia, with Levi and Sophie aboard. Now, they are forced to rely on each other to survive. But isn’t it often said that opposites attract? Book 2: Harry St Claire: Rogue Or Doctor? The secrets behind his smile Harry St Clair does a good job persuading people that the devil-may-care rogue is the real him, but midwife Bonnie McKenzie isn’t fooled for a second! The real Harry St Clair is one of the best doctors in the southern hemisphere. The real Harry St Clair is buried under the weight of his devastating secrets - a weight he no longer has to carry alone... Book 3: The Doctor’s Surprise Bride Eliza has been a magnet for the broken hearts of others, who ultimately end up breaking her own. When handsome but emotionally wounded Dr Jack Dancer enters her life, she won’t allow herself to act on their growing attraction. But one night when Jack makes love to her, she knows she is lost and is devastated by his coolness the next day. She knows that to stop her heart being broken again she must leave. It’s only then that Jack finally realises he’s got to tell Eliza how much he loves her, and he recruits the entire village to help persuade her to become his bride!

  • Title : The Boy Behind the Curtain
    The Boy Behind the Curtain
    • Author : Winton, Tim
    • Narrator : Alan Needhan. (Male)
    • System Number : S12226
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Short Stories
    • Summary :
      A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tender sideswipes, Tim Winton has always been in the business of trouble.
      A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tender sideswipes, Tim Winton has always been in the business of trouble. In his novels chaos waits in the wings and ordinary people are ambushed by events and emotions beyond their control. But as these extraordinarily powerful memoirs show, the abrupt and the headlong are old familiars to the author himself, for in many ways his has been a life shaped by havoc. In The Boy Behind the Curtain Winton reflects on the accidents, traumatic and serendipitous, that have influenced his view of life and fuelled his distinctive artistic vision. On the unexpected links between car crashes and religious faith, between surfing and writing, and how going to the wrong movie at the age of eight opened him up to a life of the imagination. And in essays on class, fundamentalism, asylum seekers, guns and the natural world he reveals not only the incidents and concerns that have made him the much-loved writer he is, but some of what unites the life and the work. By turns impassioned, funny, joyous, astonishing, this is Winton’s most personal book to date, an insight into the man who’s held us enthralled for three decades and helped us reshape our view of ourselves. Behind it all, from risk-taking youth to surprise-averse middle age, has been the crazy punt of staking everything on becoming a writer.

  • Title : Stone Castles
    Stone Castles
    • Author : Morey, Trish
    • Narrator : Kerry Fasolo. (Female)
    • System Number : S12251
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      She turned her back on the girl she was.
      She turned her back on the girl she was. He'll show her the woman she was meant to be After ten years pursuing a prestigious career in New York, Pip Martin has returned to the Yorke Peninsula to farewell her dying grandmother. She doesn't intend to linger - there are too many memories in the small country town and not all of them will stay in the past. Like Luke Trenorden, her childhood sweetheart. A man Pip had promised her heart to, until tragedy stole Pip's family away, and a terrible lie tore both their lives apart. Pip cannot deny there is still a spark between them, even amidst the heartache of losing her Gran and the demands of her new life. But it may not be enough to rekindle a love that has been neglected for so long. When a long-kept secret is revealed, Pip is free to go back to the life she thought she wanted... unless Luke can break down the stone castle Pip has built around her heart.

  • Title : The Ely Testament
    The Ely Testament
    • Author : Gooden, Phillip
    • Narrator : Joan Scafe. (Female)
    • System Number : S12295
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery Fiction
    • Summary :
      When Mr Lye, an elderly partner at Tom Ansell's law firm, drops dead at his desk, Tom is dispatched to Ely to search for Mr Lye's will at Phoenix House, the home of his brother, Ernest.
      When Mr Lye, an elderly partner at Tom Ansell's law firm, drops dead at his desk, Tom is dispatched to Ely to search for Mr Lye's will at Phoenix House, the home of his brother, Ernest. At the same time, Tom's wife Helen has been commissioned by New Moon magazine to write a piece on a town with 'inner beauty' - and what better place than Ely? But shortly after they arrive at Phoenix House, their host is arrested for murder - and Tom and Helen find themselves at the centre of an ever-deepening mystery . . .

  • Title : Star Wars : Before the Awakening
    Star Wars : Before the Awakening
    • Author : Rucka, Greg
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jane Gibbs, Alan Needham, and Elwyn Edwards recorded Kerry Fasolo and Jane Gibbs. (Female)
    • System Number : S12315
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction
    • Summary :
      A companion piece to the "Journey to "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"" character novels, "Star Wars: Before the Awakening" is an anthology book that focuses on the lives of Rey, Finn, and Poe before the events of the" Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
      A companion piece to the "Journey to "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"" character novels, "Star Wars: Before the Awakening" is an anthology book that focuses on the lives of Rey, Finn, and Poe before the events of the" Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

  • Title : Windforce Book Two of the Travellers Series A Voyage into the Blue
    Windforce Book Two of the Travellers Series A Voyage into the Blue
    • Author : Hill, M.A.
    • Narrator : Janette Pryor and monitored by Bruce May.
    • System Number : S12336
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction, Sea Stories
    • Summary :
      WINDFORCE: a voyage into the blue.
      WINDFORCE: a voyage into the blue. By M.A.Hill Book two of The Travellers Trilogy 'You can't beat against the force of the wind forever - sometimes you must just run before the gale even though it may end in shipwreck.' ...

  • Title : Turn on a Light
    Turn on a Light
    • Author : Goddard, Dave
    • Narrator : Ross Bryant and recorded by Bill Houwen.
    • System Number : S12337
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery Fiction
    • Summary :
      Nine Aboriginal children under the age of five have died in four years in Plantagenet, a small Aboriginal community on the site of a former large gold-mining town outside Kalgoorlie.
      Nine Aboriginal children under the age of five have died in four years in Plantagenet, a small Aboriginal community on the site of a former large gold-mining town outside Kalgoorlie. Statistically, this is an horrendous infant mortality rate that doesn’t seem to bother anyone except the Catholic missionaries who support the community and community members themselves. Is the lack of concern just because the deaths are those of Aboriginal children or is something more sinister happening? Robbie Fairfax, a former road-train driver who has recently trained as a teacher, walks into the eye of a political storm on his first posting in 1974. He becomes involved in seeking reasons for these deaths, working with the missionaries, community members and an attractive young high school science teacher. His efforts put him at odds with heads of government agencies, regional Catholics, the local media and his educational superiors, all of whom seek to protect their reputations as they try to destroy his. His ordeal is made more complex by past personal issues, but at least he has support from the Catholic missionaries, including a very pretty nun, his ever-supportive mother and a female psychologist who returns to his life.

  • Title : The Counterfeit Guest
    The Counterfeit Guest
    • Author : Melikan, Rose
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : S12424
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Romance/Thriller
    • Summary :
      In this rousing sequel to The Blackstone Key, Rose Melikan’s heroine returns to the world of espionage for an intelligent, thrilling adventure in Georgian England.
      In this rousing sequel to The Blackstone Key, Rose Melikan’s heroine returns to the world of espionage for an intelligent, thrilling adventure in Georgian England. When the story begins Mary is a wealthy heiress. Young ladies in her situation ought to marry well—as her friend Susannah Armitage has. But is Susannah’s marriage to Colonel Crosby-Nash all that it seems? Mary thinks not, and when her suspicions lead to a meeting with the elusive spymaster, Cuthbert Shy, he reveals the terrible truth—the colonel is a traitor. At Shy’s request, Mary agrees to accompany the Crosby-Nashes to their country estate, in order to discover his secrets. It is a perilous assignment, and the danger increases when her only means of communicating with Shy is murderously cut off. If only Mary could contact the redoubtable Captain Robert Holland, but as he has inexplicably ended their friendship, his help seems out of reach.… In the grand tradition of Charlotte Bronte and Daphne du Maurier, Melikan presents a gripping tale of adventure and romance, while enhancing both with flawless details of time and place. The combination will keep readers holding their breath until the next explosive installment.

  • Title : My Grandmother send her regards & apologises
    My Grandmother send her regards & apologises
    • Author : Backman, Fredrick
    • Narrator : Narrated by Joan Scafe and monitored by Jan Angwin (Female)
    • System Number : S12430
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic Fiction
    • Summary :
      Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, the new novel by the author of the internationally bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother.
      Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, the new novel by the author of the internationally bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother. Everyone remembers the smell of their grandmother's house. Everyone remembers the stories their grandmother told them. But does everyone remember their grandmother flirting with policemen? Driving illegally? Breaking into a zoo in the middle of the night? Firing a paintball gun from a balcony in her dressing gown? Seven-year-old Elsa does. Some might call Elsa's granny 'eccentric', or even 'crazy'. Elsa calls her a superhero. And granny's stories, of knights and princesses and dragons and castles, are her superpower. Because, as Elsa is starting to learn, heroes and villains don't always exist in imaginary kingdoms; they could live just down the hallway. As Christmas draws near, even the best superhero grandmothers may have one or two things they'd like to apologise for. And, in the process, Elsa can have some breath-taking adventures of her own . . .

  • Title : Angelica's Smile : Book 17 of the Inspector Montalbano Mysteries
    Angelica's Smile : Book 17 of the Inspector Montalbano Mysteries
    • Author : Camilleri, Andrea
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner. (Male)
    • System Number : S12451
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A rash of burglaries has Inspector Salvo Montalbano stumped.
      A rash of burglaries has Inspector Salvo Montalbano stumped. The criminals are so brazen that their leader, the anonymous Mr. Z, starts sending the Sicilian inspector menacing letters. Among those burgled is the young and beautiful Angelica Cosulich, who reminds the inspector of the love-interest in Ludovico Ariosto's chivalric romance, Orlando Furioso. Besotted by Angelica's charms, Montalbano imagines himself back in the medieval world of jousts and battles. But when one of the burglars turns up dead, Montalbano must snap out of his fantasy and unmask his challenger.

  • Title : It's only love
    It's only love
    • Author : Force, Marie
    • Narrator : Christina Traister. (Female)
    • System Number : S12458
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Ella Abbott has long been secretly in love with Gavin Guthrie.
      Ella Abbott has long been secretly in love with Gavin Guthrie. A few recent encounters have only added to her infatuation, especially the kiss they shared at her sister's wedding. It doesn't matter to Ella that Gavin is in a bad place. He says there's no hope for a future with him, that he has nothing to offer her. But all Ella cares about is the love she feels. It's been seven long years since Gavin lost his brother. He'd kept himself under control and moving forward until his brother's beloved dog died and his brother's widow re-married. Since then, he's been drinking, fighting, and even getting arrested. It seems the only time his demons leave him alone is when Ella is around. Gavin knows it wouldn't be fair to drag Ella into his darkness, but when she inserts herself into his life, what choice does he have but to allow her to soothe his aching heart?

  • Title : Convincing Alex
    Convincing Alex
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Christina Traister. (Female)
    • System Number : S12476
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When Alex Stanislaski mistakenly arrested daringly bold soap-opera writer Bess McNee for soliciting, she decided the sexy detective was absolutely perfect for her research and for herself.
      When Alex Stanislaski mistakenly arrested daringly bold soap-opera writer Bess McNee for soliciting, she decided the sexy detective was absolutely perfect for her research and for herself. Now all she had to do was convince him she was right.

  • Title : Black Hills
    Black Hills
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Nick Podehl. (Male)
    • System Number : S12509
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Lil Chance fell in love with Cooper Sullivan pretty much the first time she saw him, an awkward teenager staying with his grandparents on their cattle ranch in South Dakota while his parents went through a messy divorce.
      Lil Chance fell in love with Cooper Sullivan pretty much the first time she saw him, an awkward teenager staying with his grandparents on their cattle ranch in South Dakota while his parents went through a messy divorce. Each year, with Coop's annual summer visit, their friendship deepens ? but then abruptly ends. Twelve years later and Cooper has returned to run the ranch after his grandfather is injured in a fall. Though his touch still haunts her, Lil has let nothing stop her dream of opening the Chance Wildlife Refuge, but something - or someone - has been keeping a close watch. When small pranks escalate into heartless killing, the memory of an unsolved murder in these very hills has Cooper springing to action to keep Lil safe. They both know the dangers that lurk in the wild landscape of the Black Hills. And now they must work together to unearth a killer of twisted and unnatural instincts who has singled them out as prey.

  • Title : The List of My Desires
    The List of My Desires
    • Author : Delacourt, Gregoire
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony and recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S12513
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      What would it take to change your life?
      What would it take to change your life? Jocelyne is 47. She lives in a small provincial French town, runs her own dressmaking shop, has been married to the same man for what seems like an eternity, has had two children and lives a very ordinary existence. In fact so ordinary that she is beginning to wonder what happened to her, to all those dreams she had when she was seventeen. Then comes the chance to change her life completely - but should she? For when Jocelyne begins to look at her life and its small pleasures - her friendship with the twins who run the hairdresser next door, her weekends away, her sewing blog - she realises that maybe ordinary isn't so bad. Until the decision is taken out of her hands...The List of my Desires is a wonderfully heart-warming novel about what we value in life and the search for happiness.

  • Title : Dangerous
    Dangerous
    • Author : Quick, Amanda
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : S12516
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      At age 25, Prudence Merryweather knew the risks a woman took by visiting a gentleman in the dead of night.
      At age 25, Prudence Merryweather knew the risks a woman took by visiting a gentleman in the dead of night. However, bearding the notorious Sebastian, Earl of Angelstone in his den was the only way to stop him from engaging her hot-headed brother in a duel. Yet as her boldness drew Prudence into one dangerous episode after another, Sebastian found himself torn between a raging hunger to possess her and a driving need to protect her.

  • Title : Quicksilver
    Quicksilver
    • Author : Quick, Amanda
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : S12517
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      An Arcane Society novel.
      An Arcane Society novel. Virginia Dean wakes at midnight beside a dead body, with a bloody knife in her hand and no memory of the evening's events. Dark energy, emanating from the mirrors lining the room, overpowers her senses. With no apparent way in or out, she's rescued by a man she's met only once before, but won't soon forget. ... Owen Sweetwater inherited his family's talent for hunting the psychical monsters who prey on London's women and children, and his investigation into the deaths of two glass-readers has led him here. The high-society types of the exclusive Arcane Society would consider Virginia an illusionist, a charlatan, even a criminal. But Owen knows better. Virginia's powers are real - and so is the power she exerts over him simply with her presence. And if her abilities can be relied upon in the midst of great danger, they just might be the key to his investigation.

  • Title : Dark witch
    Dark witch
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Katherine Kellgren. (Female)
    • System Number : S12520
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance.
      With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance. From her maternal grandmother, she learned where to find both: a land of lush forests, dazzling lakes, and centuries-old legends. Ireland. County Mayo, to be exact. Where her ancestors' blood and magic have flowed through generations, and where her destiny awaits. Iona arrives in Ireland with nothing but her Nan's directions, an unfailingly optimistic attitude, and an innate talent with horses. Not far from the luxurious castle where she is spending a week, she finds her cousins, Branna and Connor O'Dwyer. And since family is family, they invite her into their home and their lives. When Iona lands a job at the local stables, she meets the owner, Boyle McGrath. Cowboy, pirate, wild tribal horsemen, he's three of her biggest fantasy weaknesses all in one big, bold package. Iona realizes that here she can make a home for herself, and live her life as she wants, even if that means falling head over heels for Boyle. But nothing is as it seems. An ancient evil has wound its way around Iona's family tree and must be defeated. Family and friends will fight with each other and for each other to keep the promise of hope and love alive.

  • Title : Christmas with you : Book 1 Gabriel's angel
    Christmas with you : Book 1 Gabriel's angel
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Todd Haberkorn. (Male)
    • System Number : S12523
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      All Gabriel Bradley wants is solitude.
      All Gabriel Bradley wants is solitude. But when a very pregnant and very beautiful woman ends up at his remote cabin during a blizzard, desperate, alone and on the run, the modern-day Scrooge can't bring himself to turn her away. Despite her intrusion, Laura brings Gabriel the gifts of passion, hope, and life. He just needs to find the courage to reach for them.

  • Title : Christmas with you : Book 2 Home for Christmas
    Christmas with you : Book 2 Home for Christmas
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Will Damron. (Male)
    • System Number : S12524
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      After years spent abroad, reporter Jason Law returns home determined to win back the heart of the girl he left behind.
      After years spent abroad, reporter Jason Law returns home determined to win back the heart of the girl he left behind. It s going to take all his skills and then some to convince Faith Monroe that he's the man for her but when it comes to love, forgiveness doesn't come so easily. And he s not the only one who s made mistakes. Can Jason and Faith settle their past to find the future they always dreamed of?

  • Title : Devil's Consort
    Devil's Consort
    • Author : O'Brien, Anne
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats and Monitored by Anne Todd.
    • System Number : S12526
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction
    • Summary :
      The most powerful heiress in Western Europe — Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, was not content to sit idly while patriarchs attempted to control her destiny.
      The most powerful heiress in Western Europe — Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, was not content to sit idly while patriarchs attempted to control her destiny. Ambitious as any conqueror, she used manipulation and seduction to ensnare Louis VII, King of France, as her husband, but his devotion to the church and weakness of will hindered Eleanor’s aspiration. Undeterred, Eleanor relentlessly pursues power, taking forbidden lovers, going on Crusade and surviving hardships. Eleanor also dares to find a more compatible husband before severing her marriage to King Louis VII — a man fated to rule beside her but unable to tame a woman gloriously determined to remain a queen defiant.

  • Title : Captive star
    Captive star
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Scott Merriman. (Male)
    • System Number : S12537
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      A sexy bounty hunter discovers that he's been set up when he attempts to take into custody a feisty bar owner on what turns out to be false charges.
      A sexy bounty hunter discovers that he's been set up when he attempts to take into custody a feisty bar owner on what turns out to be false charges. Even more shocking are the feelings that explode between them as they go on the run with a priceless jewel that may just cost them their lives.

  • Title : Just rewards
    Just rewards
    • Author : Bradford, Barbara Taylor
    • Narrator : Ross, Liza. (Female)
    • System Number : S12551
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Concluding the extraordinary tale of Emma Harte and the powerful Harte clan...
      Concluding the extraordinary tale of Emma Harte and the powerful Harte clan... Linnet O'Neill, great-granddaughter of Emma Harte, finds herself following in the footsteps of the original woman of substance as she battles to save the family business. Returning from her honeymoon full of ideas for the Harte empire, Linnet and her mother, Paula, lock horns in a battle about the future. When Paula falls ill, Linnet finds herself alone at the helm, just as her great-grandmother once was. Evan Hughes, American great-granddaughter of Emma, is pregnant and planning her small family wedding. Life seems good until a harsh confrontation puts Evan in hospital. India Standish, in the midst of planning her own glamorous wedding in Ireland, is thrown off balance when her fiance's daughter comes to live with them - closely followed by his unstable ex-girlfriend. But it is Evan's sister Angharad who causes the greatest stir, latching on to Jonathan Ainsley, deadly enemy of the Hartes, putting them all in danger.

  • Title : The King's Sister
    The King's Sister
    • Author : O'Brien, Anne
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : S12574
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction
    • Summary :
      1382.
      1382. Daughter of John of Gaunt, sister to the future King Henry IV, Elizabeth of Lancaster has learned the shrewd tricks of the court from England’s most powerful men.In a time of political turmoil, allegiance to family is everything. A Plantagenet princess should never defy her father’s wishes. Yet headstrong Elizabeth refuses to bow to the fate of a strategic marriage. Rejecting her duty, Elizabeth weds the charming and ruthlessly ambitious Sir John Holland: Duke of Exeter, half-brother to King Richard II and the one man she has always wanted.But defiance can come at a price.1399. Elizabeth’s brother Henry has seized the throne. Her husband, confidant to the usurped Richard, masterminds a secret plot against the new King. Trapped in a dangerous web, Elizabeth must make a choice.Defy the King and betray her family. Or condemn her husband and send him to his death.Defiant Daughter. Desired Wife. Loyal Cousin. Loving Sister.

  • Title : Good things I wish you
    Good things I wish you
    • Author : Ansay, Manette
    • Narrator : Christine Bryant
    • System Number : S12576
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Manette Ansay returns with a story of two unlikely romances—one historical, the other modern-day—separated by thousands of miles and well over a century.
      Manette Ansay returns with a story of two unlikely romances—one historical, the other modern-day—separated by thousands of miles and well over a century. Battling feelings of loss and apathy in the wake of a painful divorce, novelist Jeanette struggles to complete a book about the long-term relationship between Clara Schumann, a celebrated pianist and the wife of the composer Robert Schumann, and her husband's protege, the handsome young composer Johannes Brahms. Although this legendary love triangle has been studied exhaustively, Jeanette—herself a gifted pianist—wonders about the enduring nature of Clara and Johannes's lifelong attachment. Were they just "best friends," as both steadfastly claimed? Or was the relationship complicated by desires that may or may not have been consummated? Through a chance encounter, Jeanette meets Hart, a mysterious, worldly entrepreneur who is a native of Clara's birthplace, Leipzig, Germany. Hart's casual help with translations quickly blossoms into something more. There are things about men and women, he insists, that do not change. The two embark on a whirlwind emotional journey that leads Jeanette across Germany and Switzerland to a crossroads similar to that faced by Clara Schumann—also a mother, also an artist—more than a century earlier. Accompanied by photographs, sketches, and notes from past and present, A. Manette Ansay's original blend of fiction and history captures the timeless nature of love and friendship between women and men.

  • Title : Birthright
    Birthright
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Bernadette Quigley. (Female)
    • System Number : S12592
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When a backhoe blade hits a 5,000-year-old human skull, archaeologist Callie Dunbrook is called to excavate the site.
      When a backhoe blade hits a 5,000-year-old human skull, archaeologist Callie Dunbrook is called to excavate the site. She almost quits when she finds her new partner is her ex-husband, Jake, but it turns out that he is only the beginning of her problems.

  • Title : Blood diamonds
    Blood diamonds
    • Author : Land, Jon
    • Narrator : Andy Caploe. (Male)
    • System Number : S12618
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Detective Ben Kamal and sleuth Danielle Barnea join forces when they find themselves caught up in the violence and terrorism of the diamond-rich West African country of Sierra Leone.
      Detective Ben Kamal and sleuth Danielle Barnea join forces when they find themselves caught up in the violence and terrorism of the diamond-rich West African country of Sierra Leone.

  • Title : Born bad
    Born bad
    • Author : Cox, Josephine
    • Narrator : Mark Meadows. (Male)
    • System Number : S12635
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Harry always knew he would go back one day.
      Harry always knew he would go back one day. Eighteen years ago he made a decision that drove him from the place he knew and loved. In those early years he carved out a life for himself and somehow found a semblance of peace. However, every waking moment during those long aching years he was haunted by what happened when he was a boy. He had never forgotten that warm, carefree girl with the laughing eyes. For Judy Saunders, the pain of her past has left her deeply scarred. Cut off from her family and stuck in a stormy marriage to a man she doesn't love, the distant memories of her first love are her only source of comfort. Now for the first time in all those years, Harry is heading back and he needs to know the outcome of what happened all those years ago. And most importantly, he needs to find forgiveness.

  • Title : Blackstone's pursuits : Oz Blackstone, Book 1
    Blackstone's pursuits : Oz Blackstone, Book 1
    • Author : Jardine, Quintin
    • Narrator : Joe Dunlop.
    • System Number : S12665
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Private Enquiry Agent Oz Blackstone opens the door of the flat in Ebeneezer Street, the sight that greets him isn't quite what he's looking for.
      When Private Enquiry Agent Oz Blackstone opens the door of the flat in Ebeneezer Street, the sight that greets him isn't quite what he's looking for. Diminutive stockbroker Willie Kane - reclining on the bed with a large knife still embedded in him - is clearly no longer in a position to assist Oz in recovering the nine hundred grand he's stolen and secreted in a numbered Swiss bank account. Nor is Oz going to get any assistance from Willie's partner in crime, aspiring film actress Dawn Phillips, who seems to have flown the coop. Oz's finder's fee is beginning to look a distant prospect - when in walks Dawn's blonde, brown-eyed sister, Primavera Phillips. The trouble is, Prim Phillips is the most irresistible woman Oz has ever seen. She also has the key to opening the Swiss account...

  • Title : The family frying pan
    The family frying pan
    • Author : Courtenay, Bryce
    • Narrator : Humphrey Bower and Melissa Eccleston.
    • System Number : S12681
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Short stories
    • Summary :
      Mrs Moses is a small woman with a big heart and enormous courage.
      Mrs Moses is a small woman with a big heart and enormous courage. The only survivor of a Cossack raid on her village, she takes with her a big cast-iron frying pan, so heavy that she can only sling it over her back. Yet this is no ordinary frying pan - it's the family frying pan, blessed with a Russian soul.

  • Title : Tomorrow, when the war began
    Tomorrow, when the war began
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : Suzi Dougherty.
    • System Number : S12682
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : War stories
    • Summary :
      While Ellie and her friends are away in the bush, the world changes.
      While Ellie and her friends are away in the bush, the world changes. Suddenly they are in the toughest situations humans can confront, facing life and death decisions. They are thrown into a world where they find courage, initiative, spirit and wisdom ... or they die.

  • Title : Obsession in Death
    Obsession in Death
    • Author : Robb, J.D.
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen.
    • System Number : S12690
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories, Crime stories
    • Summary :
      Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media.
      Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media. She, and her billionaire husband, are getting accustomed to being objects of attention, of gossip, of speculation. But now Eve has become the object of one person's obsession. Someone who finds her extraordinary, and thinks about her every hour of every day. Who believes the two of them have a special relationship. Who would kill for her, again and again. With a murderer reading meanings into her every move, handling this case will be a delicate and dangerous psychological dance. And Eve knows that underneath the worship and admiration, a terrible threat lies in wait. Because the beautiful lieutenant is not at all grateful for these bloody offerings from her "true and loyal friend". And in time, idols always fall.

  • Title : And then there were none
    And then there were none
    • Author : Christie, Agatha
    • Narrator : Lyndsey Marshal, Geoffrey Whitehead, John Rowe. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S12732
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      This is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of "And then there were none" by Agatha Christie.
      This is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of "And then there were none" by Agatha Christie. Ten guests travel to an island at the invitation of someone named U. N. Owen. The guests have two things in common: each of them is an unconvicted murderer and none will leave the island alive. As each guest is picked off one by one, who could possibly be responsible? Over two days and nights, each of the guests is killed off in a different manner in keeping with the nursery rhyme, 'Ten Little Soldier Boys'. The murderers are forced to turn detective so they can find the unknown killer, but one by one they become a victim. Billed as 'The famous detective story without a detective', "And then there were none" is one of Agatha Christie's darkest and most enduring tales.

  • Title : Nano
    Nano
    • Author : Cook, Robin
    • Narrator : Liza Ross. (Female)
    • System Number : S12737
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Pia Grazdani, the heroine of Cook's previous thriller, Death Benefit, has relocated from New York to Colorado, where she's taken a job at Nano, a cutting-edge nanotechnology company - Though Pia thinks she's found a safe haven there, she begins to suspect that Nano might not be as transparent as the charismatic CEO, Zachary Berman, makes it out to be.
      Pia Grazdani, the heroine of Cook's previous thriller, Death Benefit, has relocated from New York to Colorado, where she's taken a job at Nano, a cutting-edge nanotechnology company - Though Pia thinks she's found a safe haven there, she begins to suspect that Nano might not be as transparent as the charismatic CEO, Zachary Berman, makes it out to be.

Nonfiction

  • Title : Living to 100
    Living to 100
    • Author : Perls, Thomas T and Silver MH
    • Narrator : Margaret Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : S11394
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Health
    • Summary :
      Centenarians, once a rarity, are the world's fastest growing age group: there are currently about 50,000 people over 100 in the United States alone, almost three times as many as there were in 1980.
      Centenarians, once a rarity, are the world's fastest growing age group: there are currently about 50,000 people over 100 in the United States alone, almost three times as many as there were in 1980. Centenarians are setting the gold standard for healthy aging. What can we learn from these pioneers? How can people decades younger apply the centenarians' longevity lessons to their own lives? These are the questions Harvard scientists Thomas Perls and Margery Hutter Silver set out to answer when they launched the New England Centenarian Study.As they probed beyond disease to identify the parameters of an energetic later life, Perls and Silver realized that the key to preserving health and vitality lies not in learning how people stay young, but in understanding how they age well. By identifying lifestyle patterns, vitamins, and medications that contribute to aging well--and may even help slow down the aging process--they show how all of us can maximize the healthy portion of the life-span.Filled with personal profiles, informational sidebars, and quizzes, "Living to 100" offers inspiration and solid scientific information to the more than seventy-five million people alive today who can look forward to their ninth and tenth decades.

  • Title : Under the Southern Cross The rebels, martyrs, exiles and activists who shaped Australia
    Under the Southern Cross The rebels, martyrs, exiles and activists who shaped Australia
    • Author : Hocking, Goeff
    • Narrator : Pat Stroud. (Female)
    • System Number : S11810
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The Australian character has been wrought by sedition.
      The Australian character has been wrought by sedition. Britain sent to Australia's shores boatloads of transportees, in chains: the rebels, the democrats, chartists, thinkers and political activists ..

  • Title : The Business of the 21st Century
    The Business of the 21st Century
    • Author : Kiyosaki, Robert T.
    • Narrator : Julia Sherburn.
    • System Number : S12015
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Finance
    • Summary :
      For the past several years, multimillionaire businessman, entrepreneur, and investor Robert Kiyosaki has been a staunch supporter of network marketing.
      For the past several years, multimillionaire businessman, entrepreneur, and investor Robert Kiyosaki has been a staunch supporter of network marketing.

  • Title : Getting On : Some Thoughts on Women and Ageing
    Getting On : Some Thoughts on Women and Ageing
    • Author : Byrski, Liz
    • Narrator : Barbara Godwin. (Female)
    • System Number : S12065
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Biography, Mind and Body
    • Summary :
      Why are we so obsessed with staying young?
      Why are we so obsessed with staying young? In a culture that advocates the pursuit of endless youth and physical beauty how can we embrace the reality, the pleasures and the rewards of getting on? And what does the 'fight against ageing' mean when all women must eventually face the double-standard of ageism and sexism? Once past fifty, older women begin to sense that they have become invisible. From the visual displays in the mall to the pages of magazines and the television screens at the heart of our homes, young women with perfect skin, bouncy, enhanced breasts, pouting lips, long straight hair and perfect teeth gaze down on us. The ageing population is traditionally viewed as a problem; a drain on financial resources, health, housing and community services and a burden on younger generations. But living longer and living well are the triumphs of a civilised society. It is also the future that all generations want for themselves. Can we change the conversation on ageing? Getting old is tough, but it's also an opportunity to celebrate how far we have come and to shape a different future. In this essay, Liz Byrski examines the adventure of growing old in the twenty-first century: the new possibilities, the joy and the sorrow of solitude, the reality of grief and loss and the satisfaction of having travelled so far.

  • Title : The War For All The Oceans From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
    The War For All The Oceans From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
    • Author : Adkkins, Ray and Adkins, Lesley
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : S12120
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Roy Adkins now writing with wife Lesley, again thrusts readers into the perils and thrills of early-nineteenth-century warfare.
      Roy Adkins now writing with wife Lesley, again thrusts readers into the perils and thrills of early-nineteenth-century warfare. From its very first page, this is an adventure story a superb account of the naval war that lasted from Napoleon's seizure of power in 1798 to the War of 1812 with the United States. Providing a ringside seat to the decisive battles, as well as detailed and vivid portraits of sailors and commanders, press-gangs, prostitutes, and spies, The War for All the Oceans is a rollicking, patriotic account of the Napoleonic wars that will go down well with fans of this era.

  • Title : White Limbo
    White Limbo
    • Author : Hall, Lincoln
    • Narrator : Pat Stroud.
    • System Number : S12399
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      The highest point on earth - the summit of Everest - is every climber's dream.
      The highest point on earth - the summit of Everest - is every climber's dream. In 1984, it was the goal of a small team of Australians. They planned a quick, lightweight ascent of an unclimbed route without oxygen. But their battle with storms, avalanches, extreme cold and thin air meant they soon began to run out of time. Walt Unsworth, Everest historian, wrote, 'Their actual achievement was astonishing; one of the greatest climbs ever done on the mountain.'First published more than two decades ago, White Limbo continues to be a true adventure!

  • Title : Some girls do
    Some girls do
    • Author : Tynan, Jacinta
    • Narrator : Harris, Margaret and recorded by Else Boon. (Female)
    • System Number : S12421
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      For every woman who has been a teenager or is one now, a funny, quirky and revealing collection of stories by well-known Australian women writers about their teen years.
      For every woman who has been a teenager or is one now, a funny, quirky and revealing collection of stories by well-known Australian women writers about their teen years. You've read their bestselling novels and memoirs. Now some of Australia's favourite female writers recount the true stories of their teenage years in this bumper collection . Remember your high school formal, your first love, first kiss, first bra, and the first time you realised your parents weren't always right? Relive the joys (and the horror) of your adolescence with Some Girls Do, as 50 inspiring and accomplished writers reveal how they survived those challenging years. Whether they're writing about adolescent angst, first crushes, being a rock groupie, battles with anorexia, deciding to become a nun, these women prove that while the teenage years are not necessarily the best, you can survive to tell the tale. The result is a wonderfully funny, moving collection of memories, of different times and different lives, told with honesty, insight, sensitivity and humour. No two experiences are the same, because while some girls don't have a care in the world, real or imagined, some girls do . Includes stories from leading writers including Nikki Gemmell, Belinda Alexandra, Gabrielle Lord, Jessica Adams, Jessica Rowe, Kathy Lette, Kate Holden and Rachel Oakes-Ash.

  • Title : The Prince, the Showgirl and Me
    The Prince, the Showgirl and Me
    • Author : Clark, Colin
    • Narrator : Barbara Godwin. (Female)
    • System Number : S12436
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      When Colin Clark left college in the 1950s, he got a job as a gofer on the set of the movie The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier.
      When Colin Clark left college in the 1950s, he got a job as a gofer on the set of the movie The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier. The film should have been a box office smash, but even before cameras rolled, things began going wrong--and Clark recorded it all in this beguiling, fly-on-the-wall diary.

  • Title : September Hope
    September Hope
    • Author : McManus, John, C.
    • Narrator : Alan Needhan and recorded by Kerry Fasolo.
    • System Number : S12439
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : War, History
    • Summary :
      Acclaimed historian John C.
      Acclaimed historian John C. McManus, author of The Dead and Those About to Die, explores World War II s most ambitious invasion, Operation Market Garden, an immense, daring offensive to defeat Nazi Germany before the end of 1944. August 1944 saw the Allies achieve more significant victories than in any other month over the course of the war. The Germans were in disarray, overwhelmed on all fronts. Rumors swirled that the war would soon be over. On September 17, the largest airborne drop in military history commenced over Holland including two entire American divisions, the 101st and the 82nd. Their mission was to secure key bridges at such places as Son, Eindhoven, Grave, and Nijmegen until British armored forces could relieve them. The Germans, however, proved much stronger than the Allies anticipated. In eight days of ferocious combat, they mauled the airborne, stymied the tanks, and prevented the Allies from crossing the Rhine. September Hope conveys the American perspective like never before, through a vast array of new sources and countless personal interviews to create a truly revealing portrait of this searing human drama.

  • Title : No Turning Back
    No Turning Back
    • Author : Lees, Joanne
    • Narrator : Narrated by Janette Pryor and Recorded by Bruce May. (Female)
    • System Number : S12573
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      "My intention is simple, to take the reader on the same journey I took, and have them experience the real truth of it.
      "My intention is simple, to take the reader on the same journey I took, and have them experience the real truth of it. The book is for me, my family, the Falconios, for Pete and for anyone who has been the victim of violent crime." Almost raped and murdered, Joanne Lees became the key witness in one of the most high-profile trials of recent times the murder of Peter Falconio on a quiet stretch of deserted highway in Central Australia in mid-2001. Reported in sensational detail, the media's focus was often not on the man convicted of Peter's murder but on the woman who escaped him. Joanne has a unique and moving story to tell of the events of that terrible night, through the gruelling process of the police investigation, and the traumatic time of the trial, where she had to re-live so much. And she tells of the continuing effects on her life, on her family's life, and the Falconio family's life. Joanne Lees wasn't killed that night but from the moment she and Peter stopped to help a stranger on the highway her life was changed forever. No longer content to be a silent victim, Joanne Leees reclaims her life from other storytellers. The book is her story of what happened that night, and in the years that followed; and how she is facing the future. "No Turning Back" is a story of immense courage and survival.

  • Title : Cry of the Damaged Man
    Cry of the Damaged Man
    • Author : Moore, Tony
    • Narrator : Narrated by Pat Stroud and Monitored by Bernice McGuinnes
    • System Number : S12575
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      While driving to work in 1984, Dr Tony Moore was hit by a 30 tonne truck, crushing him and his car and changing his life forever.
      While driving to work in 1984, Dr Tony Moore was hit by a 30 tonne truck, crushing him and his car and changing his life forever. Tony Moore was a well-known surgeon and rehabilitation specialist, "Cry of the Damaged Man" is his unique story of recovery from a patient's point of view but with a doctor's knowledge and experience. Challenging and intensely personal, "Cry of the Damaged Man" is an illuminating journey of recovery and self-discovery. First published in 1991, "Cry of the Damaged Man" became an instant bestseller. Over the last decade it has helped countless people come to terms with injury and trauma. Now, to celebrate 10 years in print we're publishing a B format Pan edition, containing a new introduction from the author.

  • Title : In Bed With Douglas Mawson : Travel around Antarctica
    In Bed With Douglas Mawson : Travel around Antarctica
    • Author : Cormick, Craig
    • Narrator : Pauline Tremlett and recorded by John Smith.
    • System Number : S12608
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Departing Hobart on a seven-week voyage on board the RSV Aurora Australis, Craig Cormick is fulfilling a long time dream to visit the frozen continent of Antarctica - an adventure to one of the few under-discovered regions of the world.
      Departing Hobart on a seven-week voyage on board the RSV Aurora Australis, Craig Cormick is fulfilling a long time dream to visit the frozen continent of Antarctica - an adventure to one of the few under-discovered regions of the world. As the ship navigates its way through the wild Southern Ocean and explores the icy coastline of the Antarctic continent, Craig muses about - and with - the great explorer and geologist Douglas Mawson. Mawson?s ill-fated but scientifically successful Australasian Antarctic Expedition sailed from Hobart in 1911, as Scott and Amundsen were embarking on their race to the South Pole. Visiting the three Australian bases, with Mawson?s ghost at his side, Craig Cormick describes the exhilaration of seeing his first iceberg, climbing a mountain on the Antarctic plateau, flying in a helicopter over the Vestfold Hills, photographing Ad?lie penguins, seeing the spectacular Aurora Australis in the sky, smelling elephant seals and discovering the mysteries of ?crap and wrap? field toilets. In Bed with Mawson is a humorous and thoughtful exploration of the enduring spirit of discovery, adventure and comradeship around Antarctica.

  • Title : Barack Obama : hope for the world
    Barack Obama : hope for the world
    • Author : Alexander, Tim
    • Narrator : Kerry Shale.
    • System Number : S12664
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 50 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      With every page bursting with facts and photos, read about Barack Obama's childhood days, his rise to the top job in the world and how he plans to change America and the world, for the better.
      With every page bursting with facts and photos, read about Barack Obama's childhood days, his rise to the top job in the world and how he plans to change America and the world, for the better. In celebration of the great man, HOPE FOR THE WORLD provides an easy to follow history of America and how a new day dawned with Barack Obama's election to the White House. With global peace, climate change and our futures on top of his to-do list HOPE FOR THE WORLD will fascinate, entertain and educate knowledge-hungry readers. It will inspire and inform and be a must have for every bookshelf in the world.

  • Title : Reunion in Barsoloi
    Reunion in Barsoloi
    • Author : Hofmann, Corrine
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd.
    • System Number : S12677
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Fourteen years after fleeing Kenya with her baby daughter, Corinne returned in the summer of 2004 to meet Lketinga and his family again in their village, Barsaloi.
      Fourteen years after fleeing Kenya with her baby daughter, Corinne returned in the summer of 2004 to meet Lketinga and his family again in their village, Barsaloi. Nervous as she was, and uncertain as to how he would react on seeing her again, she found to her relief that she was welcomed unreservedly by all those who remembered her - by Lketinga, who still thought of her as his 'wife number one', by his brother, James, now a schoolteacher and especially by Lketinga's mother, who had looked after Corinne with such care all those years before. Corinne Hofmann revisits an area of a country which she cares about passionately, describing in her immensely readable style the changes she saw after her time away, and once again bringing to life the atmosphere and characters in the Masai village.

  • Title : Ned Kelly : the story of Australia's most notorious legend
    Ned Kelly : the story of Australia's most notorious legend
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter
    • Narrator : Richard Aspel.
    • System Number : S12680
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 29 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers' ploughs.
      Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers' ploughs. Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy's brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable Fitzpatrick at their family home? Was he a lawless thug or a noble Robin Hood, a remorseless killer or a crusader against oppression and discrimination? Was he even a political revolutionary, channelling the spirit of Eureka? Peter FitzSimons brings the history of Ned Kelly and his gang exuberantly to life, weighing in on all of the myths, legends and controversies generated by this compelling and divisive Irish-Australian rebel.

  • Title : Skygods : the fall of Pan Am
    Skygods : the fall of Pan Am
    • Author : Gandt, Robert L.
    • Narrator : Unknown (Male)
    • System Number : S12689
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 3 minutes 32 seconds
    • Genre : History, Airlines
    • Summary :
      In Skygods, Robert Gandt, a Pan Am pilot for twenty-six years, gives the first inside account of Pan Am's unprecedented demise.
      In Skygods, Robert Gandt, a Pan Am pilot for twenty-six years, gives the first inside account of Pan Am's unprecedented demise.

  • Title : That'd be right : A fairly true history of modern Australia
    That'd be right : A fairly true history of modern Australia
    • Author : McInnes, William
    • Narrator : William McInnes.
    • System Number : S12691
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : History, Biography.
    • Summary :
      William brings the World, or at least Australia, into our backyards as he writes about families and sport and politics and life in his familiar style that makes you feel as if he is sitting down talking to you.
      William brings the World, or at least Australia, into our backyards as he writes about families and sport and politics and life in his familiar style that makes you feel as if he is sitting down talking to you. Both funny and insightful That'd Be Right is part memoir, part personal history of Australia over the last thirty years. It's a biographical trip told through sport, and families and William's own experiences.

  • Title : Eureka : the unfinished revolution
    Eureka : the unfinished revolution
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter
    • Narrator : Robert Meldrum.
    • System Number : S12692
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The Eureka Stockade - was Australia's answer to the Boston Tea Party, to the French people's storming of the Bastille.
      The Eureka Stockade - was Australia's answer to the Boston Tea Party, to the French people's storming of the Bastille. It was the moment when the diggers sense of outraged justice united them into a force that changed the course of Australian history.

  • Title : Seven seasons in Aurukun : my unforgettable time at a remote Aboriginal school
    Seven seasons in Aurukun : my unforgettable time at a remote Aboriginal school
    • Author : Shaw, Paula
    • Narrator : Cate Milte.
    • System Number : S12695
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      Paula Shaw recounts her experiences of two years teaching at the school at Aurukun in Cape York.
      Paula Shaw recounts her experiences of two years teaching at the school at Aurukun in Cape York. She paints a colourful picture of life in a remote Aboriginal community in the sweltering tropics. With the place itself as much of a character as her colleagues, the traditional owners and the eccentric white-fellas who congregate in faraway places, it is a taste of the intensity of relationships in a small community. Seven Seasons in Aurukun also offers an insight into the everyday realities of alcoholism, violence and welfare dependency in Aboriginal communities, and the struggle to make a difference in the face of such chronic problems. Yet we also see the persistence efforts of community leaders to improve their circumstances and maintain culture, and the small achievements that make the difference between survival and going under.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : Sea Horse
    Sea Horse
    • Author : Pascoe, Bruce
    • Narrator : Ross Bryant. (Male)
    • System Number : S11981
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Fiction
    • Summary :
      Written with gentle humour and a beautiful interpretation of landscape, this adventure story about Jack and his family is reminiscent of endless summers, azure seas and sandy white beaches.
      Written with gentle humour and a beautiful interpretation of landscape, this adventure story about Jack and his family is reminiscent of endless summers, azure seas and sandy white beaches. Jack, his dad Vince, sister Tanya, and mum Carla, escape to Seahorse Bay whenever they can. Idyllic days are spent exploring the waters of the bay, diving, fishing and cooking up feasts on the beach - and, for Jack, daydreaming of long-gone shipwrecks and forgotten treasure. Jack cannot believe his luck when he comes across a sunken boat not far off the coast. When he shows his father, they discover it is in pristine condition and decide to take on the challenge of salvaging it. But what is the story behind this mysterious boat? How long has it been in the bay? How did it get there? And who is the man on the cliff with the binoculars? When the boat is finally raised, the adventure begins...

  • Title : Alice's adventures in Wonderland
    Alice's adventures in Wonderland
    • Author : Carroll, Lewis
    • Narrator : Michael Page.
    • System Number : S12580
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      This story tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures.
      This story tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.

  • Title : Through the looking-glass : and what Alice found there
    Through the looking-glass : and what Alice found there
    • Author : Carroll, Lewis
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : S12581
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).
      The sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Set some six months later than the earlier book, Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it.

  • Title : Conky the Magic Kangaroo : Book 2
    Conky the Magic Kangaroo : Book 2
    • Author : Holman, Ken
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards and Monitored by Jane Gibbs and Leone Carroll. (Male)
    • System Number : S12588
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Fiction
    • Summary :
      In this edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo there are three complete books all endowed with many chapters and illustrations of the wonderful and exciting stories of Conky's feats while depicting the ever changing landscape of the Australian bush and the ever present threat of feral animals introduced by man.Learn about the 'Tree of Knowledge'.
      In this edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo there are three complete books all endowed with many chapters and illustrations of the wonderful and exciting stories of Conky's feats while depicting the ever changing landscape of the Australian bush and the ever present threat of feral animals introduced by man.Learn about the 'Tree of Knowledge'. Be enthralled with the events that lead to the demise of One Eye the monstrous salt water crocodile. Be frightened by Rose the huge red back spider and amazed by Madison the magnificent mud crab. Share with the author, Ken Holman, some of the awesome experiences he has witnessed in the ever changing environment of this vast country, Australia.Marvel at the heart stopping adventures of Conky and his many friends, for it seems no sooner do they solve one problem than they are up to their necks in another!

  • Title : Worm story
    Worm story
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman.
    • System Number : S12654
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      Bigger and fatter than all the other microbes in the valley, Wilton feels ostracised and out of place.
      Bigger and fatter than all the other microbes in the valley, Wilton feels ostracised and out of place. Then Wilton meets Algy, a tiny microbe small enough to sit on his shoulder who accompanies Wilton on his quest to find out what's wrong. The funny, moving story of an intestinal worm looking for love. 7 yrs+

  • Title : Billionaire boy
    Billionaire boy
    • Author : Walliams, David
    • Narrator : David Walliams and Matt Lucas.
    • System Number : S12700
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy.
      Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. Joe's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land. But Joe isn't happy. Why not? Because he's got a billion pounds and not a single friend. But then someone comes along, someone who likes Joe for Joe, not for his money. The problem is, Joe's about to learn that when money is involved, nothing is what it seems. The best things in life are free, they say - and if Joe's not careful, he's going to lose them all.

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : The fate of ten : I am number four, book 6
    The fate of ten : I am number four, book 6
    • Author : Lore, Pittacus
    • Narrator : Neil Kaplan, Devon Sorvari, Almarie Guerra, and Kyla Garcia.
    • System Number : S12698
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction
    • Summary :
      The sixth book in the thrilling, action-packed, New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series!
      The sixth book in the thrilling, action-packed, New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! For years the Garde have fought the Mogadorians in secret. Now all of that has changed. The invasion has begun. If the Garde can't find a way to stop the Mogs, humanity will suffer the same fate as the Lorien: annihilation.There is still hope. When the Elders sent the Garde to Earth, they had a plan-one which the Garde are finally starting to understand. In the climax of The Revenge of Seven, a group of the Garde traveled to an ancient pyramid in Mexico known to their people as the Sanctuary. There they awoke a power that had been hidden within our planet for generations. Now this power can save the world ... or destroy it. It will all depend on who wields it.