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 S13293
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 S13612
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 S13624
 S13628
 S13649
 S13655
 S13658
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 S13663
 S13668
 S13677
 S13681
 S13746
 S13878
 S14011
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 S14044
Books produced in the past    ( Total: 41 )

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : Eleanor & Park
    Eleanor & Park
    • Author : Rowell, Rainbow.
    • Narrator : Evjenia Bäckström. (Female)
    • System Number : AM14022
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed, sixteen-year-old misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.
      Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed, sixteen-year-old misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

Nonfiction

  • Title : From Time Immemorial : the origins of the Arab-Jewish conflict over Palestine
    From Time Immemorial : the origins of the Arab-Jewish conflict over Palestine
    • Author : Peters, Joan
    • Narrator : Narrated and Recorded by Jay Townsend. (Female)
    • System Number : S13027
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      This monumental and fascinating book, the product of seven years of original research, will forever change the terms of the debate about the conflicting claims of the Arabs and the Jews in the Middle East.
      This monumental and fascinating book, the product of seven years of original research, will forever change the terms of the debate about the conflicting claims of the Arabs and the Jews in the Middle East. The weight of the comprehensive evidence found and brilliantly analyzed by historian and journalist Joan Peters answers many crucial questions, among them: Why are the Arab refugees from Israel seen in a different light from all the other, far more numerous peoples who were displaced after World War II? Why, indeed, are they seen differently from the Jewish refugees who were forced, in 1948 and after, to leave the Arab countries to find a haven in Israel? Who, in fact, are the Arabs who were living within the borders of present-day Israel, and where did they come from? Joan Peters's highly readable and moving development of the answers to these and related questions will appear startling, even to those on both sides of the argument who have considered themselves to be in command of the facts. On the basis of a definitive weight of hitherto unexamined population and other historical data, much of it buried in untouched archives, Peters demonstrates that Jews did not displace Arabs in Palestine-just the reverse: Arabs displaced Jews; that a hidden but major Arab migration and immigration took place into areas settled by Jews in pre-Israel Palestine; that a substantial number of the Arab refugees called Palestinians in reality had foreign roots; that for every Arab refugee who left Israel in 1948, there was a Jewish refugee who fled or was expelled from his Arab birthplace at the same time-today's much discussed Sephardic majority in Israel is in fact composed mainly of these Arab-born Jewish refugees or their offspring; that Britain, the Mandatory power, winked at and even encouraged Arab immigration into Palestine between the two World Wars; that by disguising the Arab immigrants as "indigenous native Palestinian Arabs," the British justified their restrictions on Jewish immigration and settlement, dooming masses of European Jews to destruction in the Nazi camps. Joan Peters also unfolds a historical record to shatter the widely held belief that Arabs and Jews harmoniously coexisted for centuries in the Arab world-the fact is that the Jews, along with other non-Muslims, were second-class citizens, oppressed in the Muslim world for more than a millennium. And this continuing prejudicial tradition of hostility underlies, as well, every Arab action toward the state of Israel. In addition to her pioneering archival researches, Joan Peters has frequently traveled in the Middle East, conducting numerous interviews and gathering the personal observations of the first-rate reporter she is. The result is a book that has already had a major impact on policy discussions of one of the most vital and intractable of the world's problems, shrouded until now in a fog of misinformation and ignorance.

  • Title : Margaret and Gough : the love story that shaped a nation
    Margaret and Gough : the love story that shaped a nation
    • Author : Mitchell, Susan
    • Narrator : Barbara Godwin. (Female)
    • System Number : S13194
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Gough had no small talk, Margaret had the gift of easy conversation.
      Gough had no small talk, Margaret had the gift of easy conversation. He was often ill-at-ease in company and preferred his books. She was warm, inclusive and jollied him along. He had a vicious tongue and a quick temper. She always tried to see the best in people. He knew everything about the ideology, history and heroes of the labour movement. She trusted her instincts.They saw each other as equals and never hesitated to express their different viewpoints. He may have passed the laws that changed the nation, but she made it possible. This is a story of love, respect, struggle, success, failure, disappointment and resilience. The strength and endurance of this remarkable relationship helped change our nation politically, culturally and socially. Neither Gough Whitlam nor Margaret Dovey would have developed into what each became without the influence of the other. Through every major political change, every election campaign, every triumph and every loss, they stood together. Margaret and Gough takes us inside a partnership where the political was always personal and the personal was always political.

  • Title : Live wire : Bon Scott : a memoir by three of the people who knew him best
    Live wire : Bon Scott : a memoir by three of the people who knew him best
    • Author : Renshaw, Mary.
    • Narrator : Narrated and Recorded by Jay Townsend
    • System Number : S13649
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 32 minutes 32 seconds
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      The world knows Bon Scott as the wild rocker, the frontman for AC/DC who tragically died of alcohol poisoning on the eve of the band's rise to superstardom.
      The world knows Bon Scott as the wild rocker, the frontman for AC/DC who tragically died of alcohol poisoning on the eve of the band's rise to superstardom. That's the legend, now meet the man. Live Wire gives us the Bon Scott we never knew. In this deeply personal and revealing portrait we learn what it was like to be his friend, live and tour with him, and be part of the close-knit world from which one of biggest bands of all time emerged. With Bon there was always sex, drugs and rock'n'roll, but Live Wire also demonstrates the humour, intelligence and warmth of the man. From his early days with The Valentines, living in rundown apartments in inner Melbourne, to the legendary early years of AC/DC, this is the story of Bon, told by three of the people who knew him best. John D'Arcy was Bon's roadie and mate. Gabby D'Arcy, Darce's wife, was a close friend of Bon's. And Mary Renshaw was - as AC/DC's former bass player Mark Evans called her - Bon's soulmate and companion. As Bon said, it's a long way to the top. And Mary, Darce and Gabby were with him every step of the way. They lived with him, they loved him, and this is how they remember him.

  • Title : Richard Nixon : the life
    Richard Nixon : the life
    • Author : Farrell, John A.
    • Narrator : Dan Woren (Male)
    • System Number : S14011
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 28 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Richard Nixon opens with young Navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returning from the Pacific and setting his cap at Congress, an idealistic dreamer seeking to build a better world.
      Richard Nixon opens with young Navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returning from the Pacific and setting his cap at Congress, an idealistic dreamer seeking to build a better world. Yet amid the turns of that now legendary 1946 campaign, Nixon's finer attributes quickly gave way to unapologetic ruthlessness. Within four years of that first win, Nixon would be a U.S. senator; in six the vice president of the United States of America. "Few came so far, so fast, and so alone," Farrell writes. Finally president, Nixon's staff was full of bright young men who devised forward-thinking reforms addressing health care, poverty, civil rights, and protection of the environment. It was a fine legacy, but Nixon cared little for it. He aspired to make his mark on the world stage instead, and his 1972 opening to China was the first great crack in the Cold War. Nixon had another legacy, too: an America divided and polarized. It was Nixon who launched the McCarthy era, who set South against North, and who spurred the Silent Majority to despise and distrust the country's elites. He persuaded Americans to gnaw, as he did, on grievances, and to look at one another as enemies. Finally, in August 1974, after two years of the mesmerizing intrigue and scandal known as Watergate, Nixon became the only president to resign in disgrace.

  • Title : Civil rights and equal protection cases 1856-1948
    Civil rights and equal protection cases 1856-1948
    • Author : United States Supreme Court
    • Narrator : Kelli Robinson. (Female)
    • System Number : S14044
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Legal stories.
    • Summary :
      Landmark United States Supreme Court decisions focusing on civil rights and equal protection between 1856 and 1948.
      Landmark United States Supreme Court decisions focusing on civil rights and equal protection between 1856 and 1948.

Fiction

  • Title : The Miniaturist
    The Miniaturist
    • Author : Burton, Jessie
    • Narrator : Narrated by Margaret Harris and Recorded by Else Boon. (Female)
    • System Number : S13034
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction
    • Summary :
      There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .
      There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . . On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt, but instead she is met by his sharp-tongued sister, Marin. Only later does Johannes appear and present her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. It is to be furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways . . . Nella is at first mystified by the closed world of the Brandt household, but as she uncovers its secrets she realizes the escalating dangers that await them all. Does the miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? And will she be the key to their salvation or the architect of their downfall? Beautiful, intoxicating and filled with heart-pounding suspense, The Miniaturist is a magnificent story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth.

  • Title : Sanctuary
    Sanctuary
    • Author : Nunn, Judy
    • Narrator : John Derum.
    • System Number : S13121
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      On a barren island off the coast of Western Australia, a rickety wooden dinghy runs aground.
      On a barren island off the coast of Western Australia, a rickety wooden dinghy runs aground. Aboard are nine people who have no idea where they are. Strangers before the violent storm that tore their vessel apart, the instinct to survive has seen them bond during their days adrift on a vast and merciless ocean. Fate has cast them ashore with only one thing in common... fear. Rassen the doctor, Massoud the student, the child Hamid and the others all fear for their lives. But in their midst is Jalila, who appears to fear nothing. The beautiful young Yazidi woman is a mystery to them all. While they remain undiscovered on the deserted island, they dare to dream of a new life... But forty kilometres away on the mainland lies the tiny fishing port of Shoalhaven. Here everyone knows everyone, and everyone has their place. In Shoalhaven things never change. Until now...

  • Title : The Minutes of Lazarus Club
    The Minutes of Lazarus Club
    • Author : Pollard, Tony
    • Narrator : Narrated by Joan Scafe and Recorded by Jan Angwin. (Female)
    • System Number : S13293
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Suspense fiction, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      London, 1857—the Lazarus Club.
      London, 1857—the Lazarus Club. Some of the finest, most unconventional minds in Victorian Britain—including Charles Darwin, Charles Babbage and Isambard Kingdom Brunel—are members of this illustrious brotherhood. Their meetings take place behind closed doors, their discussions are revolutionary and their conclusions sometimes forbidden. . . . Knowing nothing of this secret society, Dr George Phillips, a young and ambitious surgeon, is intrigued to encounter Brunel over a well-used cadaver in the gory pit of his dissection theatre. It soon becomes apparent that the great engineer has mysterious plans for the good doctor. And so Phillips becomes embroiled in the enigmatic machinations of the Lazarus Club, unaware that in the midst of their unorthodox club, a black conspiracy lurks. Not only is his own life in jeopardy, but as the first mutilated body is washed up on the banks of the Thames so the very foundations of Victorian society are set to be rocked to their core. . . .

  • Title : Sunday Morning Coming Down
    Sunday Morning Coming Down
    • Author : French, Nicci
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd.
    • System Number : S13541
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      THE GRIPPING, PENULTIMATE Frieda Klein novel.
      THE GRIPPING, PENULTIMATE Frieda Klein novel. SOMEONE IS COMING FOR FRIEDA, SOMEONE DEADLY. 'She finds a body under a floor in her home. It's murder. But it's also a message . . .' For years psychotherapist Frieda Klein has believed serial killer Dean Reeve escaped justice. That, despite what the police say, he's still alive. And finally she has the evidence. Under her floor is the rotting corpse of an ex-policeman who she'd hired to hunt for Reeve. Now the police have to take her seriously. Because it is clear that whoever did this is very dangerous and must be found. It's also clear that they're not finished with Frieda - or those she loves most. But as Frieda is about to learn - it's always darkest just before the dawn . . .

  • Title : Sanctuary
    Sanctuary
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Sandra Burr. (Female)
    • System Number : S13548
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she had placed her painful family memories behind her.
      Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she had placed her painful family memories behind her. Nearly twenty years have passed since her mother's disappearance when she receives shocking photos of her unclothed and dead. To find the answers she seeks, Jo must return to the island home run by the family from which she is estranged.

  • Title : The key note
    The key note
    • Author : Burnham, Clara Louise
    • Narrator : Christi Lupher. (Female)
    • System Number : S13612
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Love blooms amid the gorgeous scenery of an island off the coast of Maine as a group of vacationers discover an abused boy and set out to rescue him.
      Love blooms amid the gorgeous scenery of an island off the coast of Maine as a group of vacationers discover an abused boy and set out to rescue him. This 1921 novel is another lovely creation by author Clara Louise Burnham

  • Title : And so they were married
    And so they were married
    • Author : Kingsley, Florence Morse.
    • Narrator : Michele Eaton.
    • System Number : S13617
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      This is the story of Elizabeth North, a young woman who becomes engaged and with the aid of a social climbing friend begins to plan her wedding beyond what she can afford.
      This is the story of Elizabeth North, a young woman who becomes engaged and with the aid of a social climbing friend begins to plan her wedding beyond what she can afford. Her friend Evelyn Tripp convinces Elizabeth that she “simply can’t afford” not to live a fashionable and expensive lifestyle. However, her husband and her grandma help her to see sense and pull herself out of the debt she has got herself into.

  • Title : Philomene's marriages
    Philomene's marriages
    • Author : Gréville, Henry.
    • Narrator : Celine Major. (Female)
    • System Number : S13618
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Philomène’s Marriages is a story of French life, located in Normandy, and also in Paris, and is a translation from the French of a new work by the gifted and popular authoress, Henry Gréville, whose works have become so famous and popular, that they no longer require any elaborate introduction to the reading public.
      Philomène’s Marriages is a story of French life, located in Normandy, and also in Paris, and is a translation from the French of a new work by the gifted and popular authoress, Henry Gréville, whose works have become so famous and popular, that they no longer require any elaborate introduction to the reading public. The heroine’s life in this charming story is one of every-day occurrences, made up of the never-ending round of country pleasures and duties, narrated in a most fascinating manner, amid scenes of French life in Normandy, and is an admirable picture of peasant country home-life, being a comedy of life, full of cleverness and wit, while the book is commendable for its high moral tone, as well as its interest, which is preserved throughout. Translated by Helen Stanley.

  • Title : At home in Thrush Green
    At home in Thrush Green
    • Author : Read, Miss.
    • Narrator : Gwen Watford.
    • System Number : S13624
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Charles Henstock, vicar of Thrush Green, is living in his new vicarage after the old one burned down.
      Charles Henstock, vicar of Thrush Green, is living in his new vicarage after the old one burned down. In its place are eight retirement homes, but there's heated debate in the village about the new residents. How to choose who will live there? How will they get on together? And how will they accommodate all the pets? Meanwhile the old residents have their worries. At the school Miss Watson learns that her brother has had an accident; an argument flares up between Edward Young and Dr Lovell, and Dottie Harmer becomes dottier by the day.

  • Title : The red coast
    The red coast
    • Author : Morrissey, Di
    • Narrator : Kate Hosking.
    • System Number : S13628
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia.
      After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia. But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself apart. Rifts run deep, as friends, families and lovers are faced with a battle that could change their lives irrevocably. As everyone takes sides, Jacqui confronts her own dilemma: to stay or leave? Who to trust? Who to love?

  • Title : The last confession
    The last confession
    • Author : Jones, Solomon
    • Narrator : Allyson Johnson. (Female)
    • System Number : S13655
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Having come of age on the mob-controlled streets of 1960s South Philly, Detective Pete Coletti learned early to walk the fine line between cops and criminals--a skill that served him well during his eighteen years in homicide.
      Having come of age on the mob-controlled streets of 1960s South Philly, Detective Pete Coletti learned early to walk the fine line between cops and criminals--a skill that served him well during his eighteen years in homicide. Now near the end of his illustrious career, Coletti seems to be on the top of his world. But he is harboring a terrible secret. His most famous arrest was based on a lie, and soon the priest he imprisoned for a decade-old murder will be put to death. It all comes to light when the real killer begins leaving his calling card once again, turning Philadelphia upside down. Coletti must catch him to stop the execution of an innocent man. As the chase winds through historic art galleries and gritty streets, the game intensifies, cultures collide, and Philly's best detective is forced to face a past that could destroy him.

  • Title : Dark sacred night
    Dark sacred night
    • Author : Connelly, Michael
    • Narrator : Christine Lakin and Titus Welliver. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13658
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      LAPD Detective Renee Ballard returns to Hollywood Station to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets.
      LAPD Detective Renee Ballard returns to Hollywood Station to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton. Daisy was a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally murdered and left in a dumpster. Now, Ballard joins forces with Bosch to find out what happened to Daisy and finally bring her killer to justice.

  • Title : Playing with fire
    Playing with fire
    • Author : Gerritsen, Tess.
    • Narrator : Julia Whelan and Will Damron. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13662
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The first time Julia Ansdell picks up 'The Incendio Waltz,' she knows it's a strikingly unusual composition.
      The first time Julia Ansdell picks up 'The Incendio Waltz,' she knows it's a strikingly unusual composition. But while playing the piece, Julia blacks out and awakens to find her young daughter implicated in acts of surprising violence. And when she travels to Venice to find the previous owner of the music, she uncovers a dark secret that involves dangerously powerful people. A family who would stop at nothing to keep Julia from bringing the truth to light.

  • Title : Adeline Mowbray
    Adeline Mowbray
    • Author : Opie, Amelia.
    • Narrator : Pam Moscato. (Female)
    • System Number : S13663
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Everybody makes mistakes, and everything has a price.
      Everybody makes mistakes, and everything has a price. This novel describes, according to its name, the life of Adeline Mowbray, full of everything: sorrow, happiness, falsehood, truth, kindness, and mistakes. This novel is an exploration of the human heart. Be prepared for a strong and enjoyable read. (Summary by Stav Nisser)

  • Title : Peccavi
    Peccavi
    • Author : Hornung, E. W. (Ernest William).
    • Narrator : Nicholas Clifford. (Male)
    • System Number : S13668
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      How does a man who has committed a heavy sin — not a crime, but a sin with terrible consequences — atone for his behaviour?
      How does a man who has committed a heavy sin — not a crime, but a sin with terrible consequences — atone for his behaviour? What if the man is a priest of the Church of England? That is the central question of E. W. Hornung’s Peccavi (I have sinned). The Rev. Robert Carlton, rector of the rural parish of Long Stow, now finds not only his parishioners turned against him, but also his patron Wilton Gleed, for under English ecclesiastical law’s allowance of advowson, a patron (usually a notable) could in effect name a particular clergyman to a church living, or benefice, under his control. What the patron could not do, however, was to eject a rector from his church and his rectory; that was a matter for the local bishop, not him.

  • Title : Whispers in the village
    Whispers in the village
    • Author : Shaw, Rebecca.
    • Narrator : Carole Boyd. (Female)
    • System Number : S13677
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The rector, Peter, his wife Caroline and their twin girls move to Africa for a year to run a mission.
      The rector, Peter, his wife Caroline and their twin girls move to Africa for a year to run a mission. The inhabitants of Turnham Malpas are bereft and do not take to the woman locum, Anna, who is very modern in her ideas - but the church is filled with parishioners determined to keep an eye on her. Then she brings Paddy, a down-and-out petty thief into their midst, sparking conflict within the community. They keep in touch with Peter and then a message arrives to tell them that the twins have been kidnapped, the parishioners are devastated and are determined to raise a substantial sum for Peter's mission.

  • Title : The remains of the day
    The remains of the day
    • Author : Ishiguro, Kazuo
    • Narrator : Dominic West. (Male)
    • System Number : S13681
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      During the summer of 1956, Stevens, the aging butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely motoring holiday that will take him deep into the heart of the English countryside and thence into his past.
      During the summer of 1956, Stevens, the aging butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely motoring holiday that will take him deep into the heart of the English countryside and thence into his past.

  • Title : The Obsidian chamber : Pendergast, Book 16
    The Obsidian chamber : Pendergast, Book 16
    • Author : Preston, Douglas J.
    • Narrator : Rene Auberjonois. (Male)
    • System Number : S13746
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      After a harrowing, otherworldly confrontation on the shores of Exmouth, Massachusetts, Special Agent A.X.L.
      After a harrowing, otherworldly confrontation on the shores of Exmouth, Massachusetts, Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast is missing, presumed dead. Sick with grief, his ward, Constance, retreats to her chambers beneath the family mansion at 891 Riverside Drive -- only to be taken captive by a shadowy figure from the past. Proctor, Pendergast's longtime bodyguard, springs to action, chasing Constance's kidnapper through cities, across oceans, and into wastelands unknown. And by the time Proctor discovers the truth, a terrifying engine has stirred, and it may already be too late.

  • Title : Alphaprints Colours
    Alphaprints Colours
    • Author : Ryan, Jo etal
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony and Recorded by Susie Punch.
    • System Number : S13878
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      This unique Colours book will delight children with textured pages, rhymes to read and wonderful fingerprint pictures.
      This unique Colours book will delight children with textured pages, rhymes to read and wonderful fingerprint pictures.

  • Title : Aaron Trow
    Aaron Trow
    • Author : Trollope, Anthony.
    • Narrator : Bill Boerst. (Male)
    • System Number : S14012
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      What is it like to be a fox hunted by hounds?
      What is it like to be a fox hunted by hounds? We find out through the senses of an escaped convict as he struggles to free himself from would-be captors. The struggle is brutal. In the end, we are left wondering which person really wins--the pursued or the pursuer. Or perhaps which one is now the pursuer, which the pursued.

  • Title : The bone collector : Lincoln Rhyme novel , Book 1
    The bone collector : Lincoln Rhyme novel , Book 1
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Kerry Shale. (Male)
    • System Number : S14013
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery Fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      New York City is thrown into chaos by the assaults of the Bone Collector, a serial kidnapper and killer who gives the police a chance to save his victims from death by leaving obscure clues - The cops go to Lincoln Rhyme, an ex-NYPD forensics expert left paralysed after an accident on the job - Rhyme reluctantly postpones his ambitions towards suicide and puts together a forensic investigation team, enlisting as his eyes and ears young police officer Amelia Sachs.
      New York City is thrown into chaos by the assaults of the Bone Collector, a serial kidnapper and killer who gives the police a chance to save his victims from death by leaving obscure clues - The cops go to Lincoln Rhyme, an ex-NYPD forensics expert left paralysed after an accident on the job - Rhyme reluctantly postpones his ambitions towards suicide and puts together a forensic investigation team, enlisting as his eyes and ears young police officer Amelia Sachs. Rhyme digs deep into the only world he has left - his astonishing mind - and slowly begins to narrow the noose around the Bone Collector. But the kidnapper is narrowing his own noose - around Lincoln Rhyme.

  • Title : 13 and a half
    13 and a half
    • Author : Barr, Nevada
    • Narrator : Dan John Miller. (Male)
    • System Number : S14014
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery Fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      In 1971, the state of Minnesota was rocked by the "butcher boy" incident, as coverage of a family brutally murdered by one of their own swept across newspapers and TV screens nationwide - Now, in present-day New Orleans, Polly Deschamps finds herself at another lonely crossroads in her life.
      In 1971, the state of Minnesota was rocked by the "butcher boy" incident, as coverage of a family brutally murdered by one of their own swept across newspapers and TV screens nationwide - Now, in present-day New Orleans, Polly Deschamps finds herself at another lonely crossroads in her life. No stranger to tragedy, Polly was a runaway at the age of fifteen, escaping a nightmarish Mississippi childhood. Lonely, that is, until she encounters architect Marshall Marchand. Polly finds him attractive, charming, and intelligent. Marshall, a lifelong bachelor, spends most of his time with his brother Danny. When Polly's two young daughters from her previous marriage are likewise taken with Marshall, she marries him. However, as Polly begins to settle into her new life, she becomes uneasy about her husband's increasing dark moods, fearing that Danny may be influencing Marshall in ways she cannot understand. But what of the prediction by a New Orleans tarot card reader, who proclaims that Polly will murder her husband? What, if any, is the Marchand's connection to the infamous "butcher boy" multiple homicide? And could Marshall and his eccentric brother be keeping a dark secret from Polly, one that will shatter the happiness she has forever prayed for?

  • Title : Bereft
    Bereft
    • Author : Womersley, Chris
    • Narrator : Dan Wyllie (Male)
    • System Number : S14015
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction, Historical fiction, War stories.
    • Summary :
      It is 1919 - The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia - Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted - There are rumours it is the end of the world.
      It is 1919 - The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia - Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted - There are rumours it is the end of the world. In the NSW town of Flint, Quinn Walker returns to the home he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of an unspeakable crime. Aware that his father and uncle would surely hang him, Quinn hides in the hills surrounding Flint. There, he meets the orphan Sadie Fox, a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about the crime than she should. A searing gothic novel of love, longing and justice, Bereft is about the suffering endured by those who go to war and those who are forever left behind.

  • Title : 2 B R 0 2 B : [to be or naught to be]
    2 B R 0 2 B : [to be or naught to be]
    • Author : Vonnegut, Kurt.
    • Narrator : Denny Sayers, Mark F. Smith, Alan Davis-Drake, Leora Ducnan, Michael Yard, Julian Jamison, Kara Shallenberg (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14016
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 22 minutes
    • Genre : Science Fiction, Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
      Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a prolific and genre-bending American novelist known for works blending satire, black comedy, and science fiction, such as Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions. 2 B R 0 2 B is a satiric short story that imagines life (and death) in a future world where aging has been "cured" and population control is mandated and administered by the government. (Summary by Wikipedia and Laurie Anne Walden) This recording is done as a dramatic reading.

  • Title : Little Dorrit
    Little Dorrit
    • Author : Dickens, Charles
    • Narrator : Ian McKellen, John Wood, Margaret Tyzack, Jasmine Hyde. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14017
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 35 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      CLASSIC FICTION (PRE C 1945).
      CLASSIC FICTION (PRE C 1945). William Dorrit has been a resident of the Marshalsea debtors prison for so many years that he has gained the nickname "The Father of the Marshalsea." However, his suffering is eased by his close bond with youngest daughter Amy, or "Little Dorrit." The dashing Arthur Clennam, returning to London after many years in China, enters their lives and the Dorrits' fortunes begin to rise and fall. A biting satirical work on the shortcomings of nineteenth-century government and society. Little Dorrit is a novel by Charles Dickens, originally published in serial form between 1855 and 1857.

  • Title : A Spool of Blue Thread
    A Spool of Blue Thread
    • Author : Tyler, Anne.
    • Narrator : Kimberly Farr (Female)
    • System Number : S14018
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic Fiction.
    • Summary :
      "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959.
      "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefinable, enviable kind of specialness. But they are also like all families, in that the stories they tell themselves reveal only part of the picture. Abby and Red and their four grown children have accumulated not only tender moments, laughter, and celebrations, but also jealousies, disappointments, and carefully guarded secrets. from Red's father and mother, newly-arrived in Baltimore in the 1920s, to Abby and Red's grandchildren carrying the family legacy boisterously into the twenty-first century, here are four generations of Whitshanks, their lives unfolding in and around the sprawling, lovingly worn Baltimore house that has always been their anchor.

  • Title : The copper bracelet
    The copper bracelet
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery.
    • Narrator : Alfred Molina (Male)
    • System Number : S14019
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Harold Middleton returns in this explosive sequel to The Chopin Manuscript as he's drawn into an international terror plot that threatens to send India and Pakistan into full-scale nuclear war.
      Harold Middleton returns in this explosive sequel to The Chopin Manuscript as he's drawn into an international terror plot that threatens to send India and Pakistan into full-scale nuclear war. Careening from Nice to London and Moscow to Kashmir to prevent nuclear disaster, Middleton is unaware his prey has changed and the act of terror is far more diabolical than he knows. Will he discover the identity of the Scorpion in time to halt an event that will pit the United States, China, and Russia against each other at the brink of World War III? A follow-up to the award-winning The Chopin Manuscript, The Copper Bracelet brings together 16 of the world's most celebrated thriller writers including Lee Child, Joseph Finder, David Hewson, David Liss, and Lisa Scottoline to each write a chapter of this pulsing tale. Once again, Jeffery Deaver set the story in motion, and brings it to its shocking finale.

  • Title : Korean Fairy Tales
    Korean Fairy Tales
    • Author : Griffis, William Elliot.
    • Narrator : Noel Badrian (Male)
    • System Number : S14020
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Everywhere on earth the fairy world of each country is older and perhaps more enduring than the one we see and feel and tread upon.
      Everywhere on earth the fairy world of each country is older and perhaps more enduring than the one we see and feel and tread upon. So I tell in this book the folk lore of the Korean people, and of the behavior of the particular kind of fairies that inhabit the Land of Morning Splendor. (From the Preface by William Elliot Griffis)

  • Title : A fool there was
    A fool there was
    • Author : Browne, Porter Emerson.
    • Narrator : Roger Melin (Male)
    • System Number : S14021
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Two friends were asked by their respective fathers on their death beds to promise to marry a special girl, who lived across the street and who they had been very fond of since childhood.
      Two friends were asked by their respective fathers on their death beds to promise to marry a special girl, who lived across the street and who they had been very fond of since childhood. Once they reached young manhood, one of these fulfilled his father's wish. The story takes off from there, and, while all three continued to be very close to one another as they grew older, the married man was sent abroad on business, allowing his friend to take care of his wife and child while he was away. While overseas, the married man fell into temptation. Many twists and turns, as well as surprises were to follow, rendering the reader curious as to how it would all turn out. ( Roger Melin)

  • Title : The nowhere child
    The nowhere child
    • Author : White, Christian
    • Narrator : Stef Smith. (Female)
    • System Number : S14023
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia - Twenty-eight years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old girl vanished from her home in Manson, Kentucky - An American accountant who contacts Kim is convinced she was that child, kidnapped just after her birthday - She cannot believe the woman who raised her, a loving social worker who died of cancer four years ago, crossed international lines to steal a toddler.
      Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia - Twenty-eight years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old girl vanished from her home in Manson, Kentucky - An American accountant who contacts Kim is convinced she was that child, kidnapped just after her birthday - She cannot believe the woman who raised her, a loving social worker who died of cancer four years ago, crossed international lines to steal a toddler. On April 3rd, 1990, Jack and Molly Went's daughter Sammy disappeared from the inside their Kentucky home. Already estranged since the girl's birth, the couple drifted further apart as time passed. Jack did his best to raise and protect his other daughter and son while Molly found solace in her faith. The Church of the Light Within, a Pentecostal fundamentalist group who handle poisonous snakes as part of their worship, provided that faith. Without Sammy, the Wents eventually fell apart. Now, with proof that she and Sammy are in fact the same person, Kim travels to America to reunite with a family she never knew she had. And to solve the mystery of her abduction, a mystery that will take her deep into the dark heart of religious fanaticism where she must fight for her life against those determined to save her soul.

  • Title : The Clock Struck One
    The Clock Struck One
    • Author : Fergus Hume
    • Narrator : Celine Major (Female)
    • System Number : S14026
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 6 minutes 11 seconds
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fergus Hume was a prolific writer of Victorian murder mysteries and The Clock Struck One is another great example of his inventive plots.
      Fergus Hume was a prolific writer of Victorian murder mysteries and The Clock Struck One is another great example of his inventive plots. Julian Edermont living in near seclusion for the last 20 years fearful of an unknown assailant is beaten to death in his study following an argument with his ward's fiance Dr. Allen Scott. The secret revealed to Allen during this argument is such that he breaks off his engagement to Dora refusing to reveal the cause. Since those around her seem unwilling to share what they know it is up to Dora to discover the truth and unmask the murderer of her guardian. - Summary by Celine Major

  • Title : Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    • Author : Carl E. Koppenhaver
    • Narrator : Elyse J. Wood (Female)
    • System Number : S14027
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      This short, engaging volume summarizes the life of a priest who, intending to spark a lively academic debate by nailing 95 theses on a church door, unwittingly sets the continent aflame with the 1517 Reformation of the Catholic Church. - Summary by Elyse J.
      This short, engaging volume summarizes the life of a priest who, intending to spark a lively academic debate by nailing 95 theses on a church door, unwittingly sets the continent aflame with the 1517 Reformation of the Catholic Church. - Summary by Elyse J. Wood

  • Title : Love song
    Love song
    • Author : Nikki Gemmell
    • Narrator : Caroline Lee. (Female)
    • System Number : S14030
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      This is the story of Lillie Bird, a woman from a locked religious community who one day finds herself in the freedom of a strange new world, England, accused of murdering a man.
      This is the story of Lillie Bird, a woman from a locked religious community who one day finds herself in the freedom of a strange new world, England, accused of murdering a man. It was there, in that land of cold, dark skies and scuffed and tumbling streets that she had first found the pleasure and the sadness, and the love she had, for years, so desperately sought.

  • Title : Snow White and the seven dwarfs : a fairy tale play based on the story of the brothers Grimm
    Snow White and the seven dwarfs : a fairy tale play based on the story of the brothers Grimm
    • Author : White, Jessie Braham.
    • Narrator : Read by a full cast. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14033
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      The classic story of Snow White and the seven dwarfs, now in play form!
      The classic story of Snow White and the seven dwarfs, now in play form! The play was adapted by Jessie Braham White (the pen name of Winthrop Ames), from the Grimm tale.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : The wonderful Wizard of OZ
    The wonderful Wizard of OZ
    • Author : Baum, L. Frank
    • Narrator : Anne Hathaway. (Female)
    • System Number : S14022
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      After a tornado uproots her from her home in Kansas, Dorothy and her beloved dog Toto are whisked away to the strange and magical Land of Oz - Landing in Munchkin Country, and accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East, Dorothy and Toto embark on a quest to find the only person who can help them return home: Oz, the Great and Terrible Wizard.
      After a tornado uproots her from her home in Kansas, Dorothy and her beloved dog Toto are whisked away to the strange and magical Land of Oz - Landing in Munchkin Country, and accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East, Dorothy and Toto embark on a quest to find the only person who can help them return home: Oz, the Great and Terrible Wizard. Setting off along the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, they quickly make new friends, including a Scarecrow, Tin Man and cowardly Lion, all of whom hope that Oz might help them in their own quests: to find brains, a heart and courage. But not everyone is so welcoming. The Wicked Witch of the West has vowed revenge for the death of her sister, and she will do everything in her power to ensure that Dorothy never makes it back to Kansas.