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from 11 February 2019 to 18 February 2019

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 AM13697
 S13691
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 S13693
 S13696
 S13697
 S13702
 S13703
 S13704
 S13705
Books produced in the past    ( Total: 10 )

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : Hana's suitcase : a true story
    Hana's suitcase : a true story
    • Author : Levine, Karen.
    • Narrator : Heidi Tsao. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13697
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 58 minutes 3 seconds
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education centre in Tokyo, Japan, with the name Hana Brady painted in white on the outside.
      In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education centre in Tokyo, Japan, with the name Hana Brady painted in white on the outside. The centre's curator searches for clues across Europe and North America to find out who Hana was and what had happened to her. Her journey takes her back through seventy years to a young Hana and her family, whose happy life in a small Czech town was turned upside down by the invasion of the Nazis. Winner of the 2003 Silver Birch Award. Winner of the 2003 CNIB Tiny Torgi Award.

Fiction

  • Title : Red leaves
    Red leaves
    • Author : Simons, Paullina
    • Narrator : Sandra Burr. (Female)
    • System Number : S13691
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of a beautiful, slain coed and the young detective who attempts to reconstruct her life.
      The story of a beautiful, slain coed and the young detective who attempts to reconstruct her life. When the nude, frozen body of Kristina is discovered in a snowbank, Detective Spencer O'Malley wonders why no one in her close circle of upper-class friends reported her missing. Penetrating the mysteries of the relationships among Kristina, Jim, Conni, and Albert, and the secrets shared with and kept from each other, O'Malley discovers more and more shocking truths by the day.

  • Title : Sorrow's anthem
    Sorrow's anthem
    • Author : Koryta, Michael
    • Narrator : Scott Brick. (Male)
    • System Number : S13693
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Private detective Lincoln Perry becomes involved in a personal investigation when his best friend, Ed Gradduk, on the run from police accusing him of arson and murder, dies in a violent confrontation with the Cleveland police.
      Private detective Lincoln Perry becomes involved in a personal investigation when his best friend, Ed Gradduk, on the run from police accusing him of arson and murder, dies in a violent confrontation with the Cleveland police.

  • Title : Cross fire
    Cross fire
    • Author : Patterson, James
    • Narrator : Andre Braugher, Jay O. Sanders. (Male)
    • System Number : S13697
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Alex Cross and Bree Stone's wedding plans are put on indefinite hiatus when a crooked congressman and a shady lobbyist are assassinated in Washington, D.
      Alex Cross and Bree Stone's wedding plans are put on indefinite hiatus when a crooked congressman and a shady lobbyist are assassinated in Washington, D. C. As he quarrels with FBI Agent Max Siegel over jurisdiction and control of the investigations, the murders continue and Alex realizes that the killer must be someone close to the case. To make matters worse, Kyle "The Mastermind" Craig has returned and will stop at nothing until Alex is dead.

  • Title : Doctor Who : the Sensorites
    Doctor Who : the Sensorites
    • Author : Robinson, Nigel
    • Narrator : William Russell (Male)
    • System Number : S13702
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The TARDIS materialises on board a dark and silent spaceship.
      The TARDIS materialises on board a dark and silent spaceship. As the Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara penetrate the craft's eerie gloom they come across what appears to be the bodies of two dead astronauts. But the astronauts are far from dead..

  • Title : Doctor Who : the Aztecs
    Doctor Who : the Aztecs
    • Author : Lucarotti, John
    • Narrator : William Russell. (Male)
    • System Number : S13703
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara to Mexico during the reign of the Aztec civilization.
      The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara to Mexico during the reign of the Aztec civilization. Barbara is incensed by the violent rituals and determines to alter history, but is such a thing possible?

  • Title : Doctor Who and the Creature from the Pit
    Doctor Who and the Creature from the Pit
    • Author : Fisher, David
    • Narrator : Tom Baker (Male)
    • System Number : S13704
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The planet Chloris is very fertile, but metal is in short supply and has therefore become extremely valuable.
      The planet Chloris is very fertile, but metal is in short supply and has therefore become extremely valuable. A huge creature, with unusual physical properties, arrives from an alien planet and can provide Chloris with metal from its own unlimited supplies, in exchange for chlorophyll. However, the ruthless Lady Adrasta has been able to exploit the shortage of metal to her own advantage, and has no wish to see the situation change. The Doctor and Romana land on Chloris just as the creature's alien masters begin to lose patience over their ambassador's long absence. What action the aliens decide to take will have devastating consequences for Chloris, unless something is done to prevent it... - Container.

  • Title : The look of love
    The look of love
    • Author : Astley, Judy.
    • Narrator : Julia Franklin. (Female)
    • System Number : S13705
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Bella has given up on men.
      Bella has given up on men. Happily divorced, her latest boyfriend just omitted to tell her about his current wife, so she's back on her own again. Then her ex-husband turns up, wanting to sell the family home in which she and their two teenage children are well settled. But all their lives are changed when a television company rents the house for a reality TV fashion makeover programme. Against her better judgment Bella finds herself taking part in the programme, and while she learns a little bit too much about what really goes on behind the scenes, she also discovers that love can appear in the most unexpected places...

Nonfiction

  • Title : A noble woman : the life-story of Edith Cavell
    A noble woman : the life-story of Edith Cavell
    • Author : Protheroe, Ernest
    • Narrator : Lee Smalley. (Male)
    • System Number : S13692
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Edith L.
      Edith L. Cavell (1865–1915) was a British nurse who attended to soldiers of both sides during World War I, and helped some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium, for which she was arrested, court-martialed, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Attempts to mount an appeal failed, and she was summarily executed within hours of the sentence by a German firing squad. Publication of the news prompted spontaneous grief and worldwide condemnation. Many memorials were created around the world, including a statue adjacent to Trafalgar Square in London. --Adapted from Wikipedia NOTE: After recording Chapter 7, the reader became aware that the subject's family pronounced the surname as it rhymes with "gravel", and he therefore pronounces it CAvel in subsequent chapters.

  • Title : First World War 1915 : voices from the BBC archives
    First World War 1915 : voices from the BBC archives
    • Author : Jones, Mark
    • Narrator : Jonathan Keeble. (Male)
    • System Number : S13696
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In this selection of authentic eyewitness accounts, survivors describe the sinking of the Lusitania; the author Compton McKenzie remembers the Gallipoli disaster; and Violet Bonham Carter pays tribute to Rupert Brooke, who died en route to that campaign.
      In this selection of authentic eyewitness accounts, survivors describe the sinking of the Lusitania; the author Compton McKenzie remembers the Gallipoli disaster; and Violet Bonham Carter pays tribute to Rupert Brooke, who died en route to that campaign. In another poignant memoir, a close colleague recalls the last hours of the British nurse Edith Cavell, executed by the Germans for treason. Women left at home talk about the hazards they faced taking over men's jobs, particularly in munitions; but it is the troops speaking informally and candidly who convey the truly harrowing nature of the war. Whether helpless during a poison gas attack, or pinned down on the Gallipoli beaches, their memories are bleak. For one soldier, ordered to take part in a firing squad, there was a further horror: the prospect of shooting a comrade for desertion. As the stalemate of the trenches continued, hopes for 1916 were focused on a radical new invention: the tank.