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Books produced in the past    ( Total: 245 )

Children's Fiction

  • Title : Goodnight Mister Tom
    Goodnight Mister Tom
    • Author : Magorian, Michelle.
    • Narrator : Matthew Norton. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13878
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 51 minutes 3 seconds
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      As World War Two breaks out, a timid, battered little boy is evacuated to live with a crusty old man in the countryside.
      As World War Two breaks out, a timid, battered little boy is evacuated to live with a crusty old man in the countryside. They flourish together but the boy's happiness is shattered when his sadistic mother insists he returns to London.

  • Title : Nancy Brandon's mystery
    Nancy Brandon's mystery
    • Author : Garis, Lilian C.
    • Narrator : Sharon Kilmer. (Female)
    • System Number : S13834
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Nancy spends the summer with a cousin she hardly knows who has a friend who seems to be a bad influence.
      Nancy spends the summer with a cousin she hardly knows who has a friend who seems to be a bad influence. Secrets, jealousy and bitterness fill their days until they learn how to believe in themselves and overcome their bitterness when the truth is revealed.

  • Title : Curlie Carson listens in
    Curlie Carson listens in
    • Author : Snell, Roy J.
    • Narrator : Tom Penn. (Male)
    • System Number : S13842
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is early in the days of radio, and amateurs are using it more and more, and using it illegally.
      It is early in the days of radio, and amateurs are using it more and more, and using it illegally. Enter Curlie Carson, who has the job of tracking down the miscreants. Sounds boring. You wouldn't expect high speed car chases, kidnapping, double dealing, and maybe even murder.

  • Title : How to ride a dragon's storm : How to train your dragon, Book 7
    How to ride a dragon's storm : How to train your dragon, Book 7
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant. (Male)
    • System Number : S13881
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer, and the greatest Viking hero who ever lived.
      Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer, and the greatest Viking hero who ever lived. But it wasn't always like that. How to Ride a Dragon's Storm looks back to when Hiccup was just an ordinary boy who was finding it very hard to be a hero. Hiccup has three months, five days, and six hours to discover America, get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents, and win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Can he do it?

  • Title : Winnie-the-Pooh
    Winnie-the-Pooh
    • Author : Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander).
    • Narrator : Various narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13904
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Winnie-the-Pooh may be a bear of very little brain, but thanks to his friends Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Christopher Robin, he's never far from an adventure.
      Winnie-the-Pooh may be a bear of very little brain, but thanks to his friends Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Christopher Robin, he's never far from an adventure. In this story Pooh gets into a tight place, nearly catches a Woozle and heads off on an 'expotition' to the North Pole with the other animals.

  • Title : Popular children's stories. Volume 1
    Popular children's stories. Volume 1
    • Author : Queensland Narrating Service
    • Narrator : John Woodward. (Male)
    • System Number : S13912
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 58 minutes 6 seconds
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      This collection features the following stories: The slave and the lion -- Little red-cap (Little red riding hood) -- Rumpelstiltskin -- The emperor's nightingale -- Noah's ark -- Cinderella.
      This collection features the following stories: The slave and the lion -- Little red-cap (Little red riding hood) -- Rumpelstiltskin -- The emperor's nightingale -- Noah's ark -- Cinderella.

  • Title : The great big treasury of Beatrix Potter
    The great big treasury of Beatrix Potter
    • Author : Potter, Beatrix.
    • Narrator : Various narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13939
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Beatrix Potter created some of the best-loved children’s stories of all time.
      Beatrix Potter created some of the best-loved children’s stories of all time. Starting with Peter Rabbit and moving through the rest of these delightful tales, the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter will warm the hearts both of those who remember her fondly from their childhoods and those who discover for the first time the magic of these timeless stories.

  • Title : How to break a dragon's heart : How to train your dragon, book 8
    How to break a dragon's heart : How to train your dragon, book 8
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant. (Male)
    • System Number : S13941
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Stranded on the exceptionally dangerous, and possibly haunted, Beach of the Broken Heart, Hiccup must face UG the Uglithug and complete the impossible task--or die trying.
      Stranded on the exceptionally dangerous, and possibly haunted, Beach of the Broken Heart, Hiccup must face UG the Uglithug and complete the impossible task--or die trying. Along the way, he'll have to battle Berserks, dodge Scarers, and save Fishlegs from being fed to the Beast, all while being hunted down by an old enemy with a dark secret about the mysterious Lost Throne. With Toothless by his side, and time to stage his rescue running out, what's a hero to do?

  • Title : William again : Just William, book 3
    William again : Just William, book 3
    • Author : Crompton, Richmal.
    • Narrator : David Wales. (Male)
    • System Number : S13956
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fourteen more stories about William Brown.
      Fourteen more stories about William Brown. William is a mischievous eleven year old who is puzzled by the adult world, which is no less puzzled by him. The humor is gentle and pleasing in this 1923 publication. The series of books is better known in the United Kingdom than in the United States.

  • Title : Paper planes
    Paper planes
    • Author : Worland, Steve.
    • Narrator : David Wenham. (Male)
    • System Number : S13972
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      One paper plane flies straight and fast and true.
      One paper plane flies straight and fast and true. Dylan's. Twelve-year-old Dylan Webber lives in outback Western Australia in a small country town. When he discovers he has a talent for folding and flying paper planes, Dylan begins a journey to reach the World Junior Paper Plane Championships in Japan. Along the way he makes unlikely new friends, clashes with powerful rivals and comes to terms with his family's past before facing his greatest challenge, to create a paper plane that will compete with the best in the world. Paper Planes is based on the award-winning motion picture screenplay by Robert Connolly and Steve Worland.

  • Title : Minions : the junior novel
    Minions : the junior novel
    • Author : Chesterfield, Sadie.
    • Narrator : Bob Walter. (Male)
    • System Number : S13986
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of Minions begins at the dawn of time.
      The story of Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters--from T. rex to Napoleon--the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he--alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob--ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill, the world's first-ever female super-villain. They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in modern London, where they must face their biggest challenge to date: saving all of Minionkind ... from annihilation.

  • Title : Popular children's stories. Volume 2
    Popular children's stories. Volume 2
    • Author : Queensland Narrating Service
    • Narrator : John Woodward. (Male)
    • System Number : S14009
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 53 minutes 6 seconds
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      This collection features the following stories: The hare and the tortoise -- The honest woodcutter -- Rapunzel -- Simeli Mountain -- The queen bee -- The tinder box -- The pied piper of Hamelin.
      This collection features the following stories: The hare and the tortoise -- The honest woodcutter -- Rapunzel -- Simeli Mountain -- The queen bee -- The tinder box -- The pied piper of Hamelin.

  • 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.

Fiction

  • Title : The fiery cross : Outlander, Book 5
    The fiery cross : Outlander, Book 5
    • Author : Gabaldon, Diana.
    • Narrator : Wendy Karstens. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13879
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 53 hours 52 minutes 23 seconds
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is 1771, and conflict arises in North Carolina between the rich colonial planters and the struggling pioneers of the backcountry.
      It is 1771, and conflict arises in North Carolina between the rich colonial planters and the struggling pioneers of the backcountry. Claire and Jamie foresee Revolution, and must fight for the preservation of their lives and land.

  • Title : The cruel sea
    The cruel sea
    • Author : Monsarrat, Nicholas.
    • Narrator : Christopher Kay. (Male)
    • System Number : S5899
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Sea stories.
    • Summary :
      Based on the author's own vivid experiences, "The Cruel Sea" is the nail-biting story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys in World War Two.
      Based on the author's own vivid experiences, "The Cruel Sea" is the nail-biting story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys in World War Two. Darting back and forth across the icy North Atlantic, Compass Rose played a deadly cat and mouse game with packs of German U-boats lying in wait beneath the ocean waves. Packed with tension and vivid descriptions of agonizing U-boat hunts, this tale of the most bitter and chilling campaign of the war tells of ordinary, heroic men who had to face a brutal menace which would strike without warning from the deep.

  • Title : Black wind
    Black wind
    • Author : CUSSLER, Clive
    • Narrator : Ines Cicchine. (Female)
    • System Number : S7092
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      In the waning days of the Second World War, the Japanese tried a last desperate measure - a different kind of Kamikaze mission, this one carried out by two submarines bound for the west coast of the United States, their cargo a revolutionary new strain of biological virus.
      In the waning days of the Second World War, the Japanese tried a last desperate measure - a different kind of Kamikaze mission, this one carried out by two submarines bound for the west coast of the United States, their cargo a revolutionary new strain of biological virus.

  • Title : A kiss goodbye
    A kiss goodbye
    • Author : ADAMS, Jane
    • Narrator : Narrated by Maureen Taylor, monitored by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S7151
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      To Robert Carr, Anna is a mystery.
      To Robert Carr, Anna is a mystery. She has always been an enigma and over the past thirteen years, his imagination has fed on his last parting kiss goodbye before turning to leave.

  • Title : A Journey to the Interior of the Earth
    A Journey to the Interior of the Earth
    • Author : Verne, Jules
    • Narrator : Multiple narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S12202
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      1863.
      1863. Professor Liedenbrock deciphers a cryptic message giving instructions on how to find a passage to the centre of the earth through the crater of an Icelandic volcano. And so it passes that the Professor, along with his reluctant son, Axel, and an Icelandic guide, set out on an incredible journey. As the three explorers descend into the bowels of the earth, they encounter many strange phenomena and dangers, including a vast underground world lit by electrically charged gas at the ceiling, a deep subterranean ocean, and creatures that have long since vanished from the surface above. But will the adventurers live long enough to tell their extraordinary tale? (Also published as A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.)

  • Title : The Almond Picker
    The Almond Picker
    • Author : Agnello Hornby, Simonetta
    • Narrator : Alan Knight and recorded by Kerry Oliver. (Male)
    • System Number : S12612
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      In the Sicilian village of Roccacolomba, La Mennulara ('the woman who gathers almonds') lies dead.For more than 40 years she had been at the heart of the Alfallipe family, one of the richest families in Roccacolomba first as a humble maidservant and then rising to manager of the family estates.
      In the Sicilian village of Roccacolomba, La Mennulara ('the woman who gathers almonds') lies dead.For more than 40 years she had been at the heart of the Alfallipe family, one of the richest families in Roccacolomba first as a humble maidservant and then rising to manager of the family estates. Now, at her death, gossip among the villagers is reaching fever pitch as they begin to wonder just how La Mennulara managed to amass such a large fortune.In this brilliant novel a bestseller in Italy and the winner of four major prizes Simonetta Agnello Hornby has created a splendid cast of characters, among them the greedy Alfallipe children hunting for Mennulara's will, and the villagers who all love to gossip. Was Mennulara a seducer, a blackmailer, a humble servant or an arrogant social climber? And why does don Vincenzo Ancona, the feared mafia boss, come to her funeral?

  • Title : I'll walk alone
    I'll walk alone
    • Author : Clark, Mary Higgins
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm. (Male)
    • System Number : S12953
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Two years after the day that her son, Matthew, was kidnapped in broad daylight in Central Park, Alexandra Moreland still finds herself torn between hope and despair.
      Two years after the day that her son, Matthew, was kidnapped in broad daylight in Central Park, Alexandra Moreland still finds herself torn between hope and despair. As no trace of Matthew was ever found, she has never been able to give him up for dead. But now, on what would have been Matthew's fifth birthday, photos surface that seem to show Alexandra kidnapping her own child.Then, as her bank accounts are suddenly drained, and her reputation as a successful architect comes under immense pressure, Alexandra begins to suspect that someone is using her credit cards to steal her identity. But who would want to ruin her so completely? Hounded by the press, under investigation by the police, attacked by both her angry ex-husband and a vindictive business rival, Alexandra, sustained only by her belief that Matthew is still alive, sets out to discover who is behind this cruel hoax. Little does she realize that with every step she takes toward the truth, she is putting herself -and those she loves most - in mortal danger.

  • Title : The Reading Group
    The Reading Group
    • Author : Noble, Elizabeth
    • Narrator : Narrated by Tracie Cielak and Recorded by Cathy Ryan. (Female)
    • System Number : S12968
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Reading Group follows the trials and tribulations of a group of women who meet regularly to read and discuss books.Over the course of a year, each of these women become intertwined, both in the books they read and within each other's lives.
      The Reading Group follows the trials and tribulations of a group of women who meet regularly to read and discuss books.Over the course of a year, each of these women become intertwined, both in the books they read and within each other's lives. Inspired by a shared desire for conversation, a good book and a glass of wine-Clare, Harriet, Nicole, Polly, and Susan undergo startling revelations and transformations despite their differences in background, age and respective dilemmas. What starts as a reading group gradually evolves into a forum where the women may express their views through the books they read and grow to become increasingly more open as the bonds of friendship cement. In The Reading Group, Noble reveals the many complicated paths in life we all face as well as the power and importance of friendship. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

  • 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 : Lancashire Lass : The Lancashire settlers, Book 1
    Lancashire Lass : The Lancashire settlers, Book 1
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jannette Pryor and Recorded by Bruce May. (Female)
    • System Number : S13056
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Seventeen-year-old Liza is happy working as a lady's maid - until her employers decide to emigrate and her father makes up his mind that she is to wed an older widower whom she detests.
      Seventeen-year-old Liza is happy working as a lady's maid - until her employers decide to emigrate and her father makes up his mind that she is to wed an older widower whom she detests. Determined to avoid a loveless marriage, Liza plans to run away. But when the widower rapes her to force her to marry him, she flees back to the family for whom she worked. She feels she has no choice but to go with them to Australia, and they all set out on the long voyage. On board ship, Liza discovers to her horror that she has fallen pregnant. Even if she can survive the journey, the demanding life of a settler in 1850s Western Australia will be made even harder by an illegitimate child. But Liza is to find that in addition to deprivation of the worst sort, Australia will offer her opportunities she could never have dreamt of back home in Lancashire.

  • 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 Crime and the Crystal
    The Crime and the Crystal
    • Author : Ferrars, Elizabeth
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd. (Female)
    • System Number : S13190
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Suspense fiction, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Christmas in Adelaide promises to be a pleasant vacation for Andrew Basnett, retired professor of botany and amateur sleuth.
      Christmas in Adelaide promises to be a pleasant vacation for Andrew Basnett, retired professor of botany and amateur sleuth. But the shadow of an unsolved murder hangs over the lives of his hosts, Tony and Jan Gardiner. The police still suspect Jan of her first husband’s murder – and then a second killing takes place under the same bizarre circumstances. What can a guest do in such a case but try to clear the name of his hostess and solve the crime?

  • Title : Jude the Obscure
    Jude the Obscure
    • Author : Hardy, Thomas
    • Narrator : Narrated by Barbara Godwin and Recorded by Christine Bryant.
    • System Number : S13195
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jude Fawley dreams of studying at the university in Christminster, but his background as an orphan raised by his working-class aunt leads him instead into a career as a stonemason.
      Jude Fawley dreams of studying at the university in Christminster, but his background as an orphan raised by his working-class aunt leads him instead into a career as a stonemason. He is inspired by the ambitions of the town schoolmaster, Richard Phillotson, who left for Christminster when Jude was a child.

  • 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 : This year it will be different : and other stories
    This year it will be different : and other stories
    • Author : Binchy, Maeve.
    • Narrator : Kate Binchy.
    • System Number : S13386
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      From the best-selling author of Circle of Friends comes a Christmas anthology of powerful stories that reflect on the various ways in which the holidays serve as a catalyst to promote change, growth, and new beginnings.
      From the best-selling author of Circle of Friends comes a Christmas anthology of powerful stories that reflect on the various ways in which the holidays serve as a catalyst to promote change, growth, and new beginnings.

  • Title : The Bridge of San Rey : A Novel
    The Bridge of San Rey : A Novel
    • Author : Wilder, Thornton
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S13464
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      An ancient bridge collapses over a gorge in Peru, hurling five people into the abyss.
      An ancient bridge collapses over a gorge in Peru, hurling five people into the abyss. It seems a meaningless human tragedy. But one witness, a Franciscan monk, believes the deaths might not be as random as they appear. Convinced that the disaster is a punishment sent from Heaven, the monk sets out to discover all he can about the travellers. The five strangers were connected in some way, he thinks. There must be a purpose behind their deaths. But are their lost lives the result of sin? ... Or of love?

  • Title : Spies of the Balkans
    Spies of the Balkans
    • Author : Furst, Alan
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Malcolm and recorded by Liz Barrell. (Male)
    • System Number : S13470
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      Greece, 1940.
      Greece, 1940. In the port city of Salonika, with its wharves and brothels, dark alleys and Turkish mansions, a tense political drama is being played out. As Adolf Hitler plans to invade the Balkans, spies begin to circle--and Costa Zannis, a senior police official, must deal with them all. He is soon in the game, working to secure an escape route for fugitives from Nazi Berlin that is protected by German lawyers, Balkan detectives, and Hungarian gangsters--and hunted by the Gestapo. Meanwhile, as war threatens, the erotic life of the city grows passionate. For Zannis, that means a British expatriate who owns the local ballet academy, a woman from the dark side of Salonika society, and the wife of a shipping magnate. With extraordinary historical detail and a superb cast of characters, Spies of the Balkans is a stunning novel about a man who risks everything to fight back against the world's evil.

  • 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 : Keep Me Safe
    Keep Me Safe
    • Author : Sacerdoti, Daniela
    • Narrator : Narrated by Margaret Harris and Recorded by Else Boon. (Female)
    • System Number : S13584
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Your child asks for her mother.
      Your child asks for her mother. But she doesn't mean you. When Anna's partner walks away from their relationship, she is shattered. But it is her little girl Ava who takes it hardest of all. The six year old falls silent for three days. When she does speak, her words are troubling. Ava wants to go home. To a place called Seal. To her other mother. Anna knows to unravel the mystery she must find Seal and take Ava there. She hopes this tiny island will unlock her daughter's memories. But could it also offer a new life...and unexpected love...for Anna too?

  • Title : Talon of the Silver Hawk
    Talon of the Silver Hawk
    • Author : Feist, Raymond E.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards. Recorded by Jane Gibbs and Susie Punch. (Male)
    • System Number : S13588
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Evil has come to a distant land high among the snow-capped mountains of Midkemia as an exterminating army wearing the colors of the Duke of Olasko razes village after village, slaughtering men, women, and children without mercy.
      Evil has come to a distant land high among the snow-capped mountains of Midkemia as an exterminating army wearing the colors of the Duke of Olasko razes village after village, slaughtering men, women, and children without mercy. When the carnage is done, only one survivor remains: a young boy named Kieli. A youth no longer, there is now but one road for him to travel: the path of vengeance. And he will not be alone. Under the tutelage of the rescuers who discovered him, Kieli will be molded into a sure and pitiless weapon. And he will accept the destiny that has been chosen for him ... as Talon of the Silver Hawk. But the prey he so earnestly stalks is hunting him as well. And Talon must swear allegiance to a shadowy cause that already binds his mysterious benefactors -- or his mission, his honor, and his life will be lost forever.

  • 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 : Saffron Lane
    Saffron Lane
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna.
    • Narrator : Penelope Freeman.
    • System Number : S13613
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Nell has come to feel very at home in her beautiful corner of Wiltshire with her partner Angus.
      Nell has come to feel very at home in her beautiful corner of Wiltshire with her partner Angus. What she could do with, however, is a challenge, and the prospect of bringing life back to an abandoned row of houses, Saffron Lane, is just what she's looking for. Stacy, lost and alone after a divorce she didn't see coming, is trying her best to start over. And Elise, battling her nieces who would force her into residential care, longs for a home where she can get back to her painting. When their paths cross, the future starts to look brighter although not all goes according to plan.

  • 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 : Arcadia
    Arcadia
    • Author : Morrissey, Di
    • Narrator : Jennifer Vuletic. (Female)
    • System Number : S13637
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Australian Fiction
    • Summary :
      In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property, Arcadia.
      In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property, Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in love with Arcadia's wild, ancient forest. But when an unknown predator strikes, she is saved by an unusual protector. Two generations later, Stella's granddaughter, Sally, and her best friend, Jessica, stumble over Stella's secret life in the forest and find themselves threatened in turn. What starts as a girls' adventurous road trip becomes a hunt for the story of the past, to solve the present, and save their future.

  • 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 Sunrise
    The Sunrise
    • Author : Hislop, Victoria
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd. (Female)
    • System Number : S13695
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction.
    • Summary :
      In the summer of 1972, Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune.
      In the summer of 1972, Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune. An ambitious couple are about to open the island's most spectacular hotel, where Greek and Turkish Cypriots work in harmony. Two neighbouring families, the Georgious and the Ozkans, are among many who moved to Famagusta to escape the years of unrest and ethnic violence elsewhere on the island. But beneath the city's facade of glamour and success, tension is building. When a Greek coup plunges the island into chaos, Cyprus faces a disastrous conflict. Turkey invades to protect the Turkish Cypriot minority, and Famagusta is shelled. Forty thousand people seize their most precious possessions and flee from the advancing soldiers. In the deserted city, just two families remain. This is their story.

  • 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 : Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts
    Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts
    • Author : Gibson, Mary
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd. (Female)
    • System Number : S13782
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, War Stories
    • Summary :
      Heartwarming and gritty, the story of a factory girl in Bermondsey through World War 1.
      Heartwarming and gritty, the story of a factory girl in Bermondsey through World War 1. They call them custard tarts – the girls who work at the Pearce Duff custard and jelly factory. But now the custard tarts are up in arms, striking for better conditions. Among them is Nellie Clark, trying to hold her family together after the death of her mother. She has the most desperate struggle to make ends meet, often going hungry to feed her little brothers. Two men vie for Nellie's love. One is flamboyant, confident and a chancer. The other is steady, truthful and loyal. But the choice is not as easy as it might seem. Looming over them all – over Bermondsey, over the factory, over the custard tarts and their lives and loves – is the shadow of the First World War. And that will change everything and everyone.

  • Title : Afternoons with Harvey Beam
    Afternoons with Harvey Beam
    • Author : Cox, Carrie
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Malcolm and recorded by Liz Barrell. (Male)
    • System Number : S13787
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      As a young man, Harvey Beam got the hell out of his hometown, confirming his suspicions that you can successfully run away from your problems.
      As a young man, Harvey Beam got the hell out of his hometown, confirming his suspicions that you can successfully run away from your problems. But after forging a big-city career in talkback radio, Harvey is now experiencing a ‘positional hiatus’. The words aren’t coming out right, Harvey’s mojo is fading and a celebrity host is eyeing his timeslot. Back in Shorton, Harvey’s father Lionel appears at long last to be dying. It seems it’s finally time for Harvey Beam to head home and face a different kind of music. In wading through a past that seems disturbingly unchanged, the last thing he expects is a chance encounter with a wonderful stranger …

  • Title : The light years
    The light years
    • Author : Howard, Elizabeth Jane
    • Narrator : Jill Balcon. (Female)
    • System Number : S13821
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Home Place, Sussex, 1937.
      Home Place, Sussex, 1937. The English family at home. For two unforgettable summers they gathered together, safe from the advancing storm clouds of war. In the heart of the Sussex countryside these were still sunlit days of childish games, lavish family meals and picnics on the beach. Three generations of the Cazalet family played out their lives, their relatives, their children and their servants, and the fascinating triangle of their affairs.

  • Title : Girl, missing
    Girl, missing
    • Author : Gerritsen, Tess
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen. (Female)
    • System Number : S13823
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Originally published: as Peggy Sue got murdered.
      Originally published: as Peggy Sue got murdered. Includes an introduction read by the author, plus an interview with Tess Gerritsen. The first body is a mystery. She's young. She's beautiful. And her corpse, laid out in the office of Boston medical examiner Cat Novak, betrays no secrets, except for a notebook clutched in one stiff hand, seven numbers scrawled inside. The next body is a warning. When a second victim is discovered, Cat begins to fear that a serial killer is stalking the city streets: a shadowy madman without mercy or apparent motive. The police are skeptical. The mayor won't listen.

  • Title : A matter of class
    A matter of class
    • Author : Balogh, Mary
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : S13824
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Reginald Mason is wealthy, refined, and, by all accounts, a gentleman.
      Reginald Mason is wealthy, refined, and, by all accounts, a gentleman. However, he is not a gentleman by birth, a factor that pains him and his father, Bernard Mason, within the Regency society that upholds station over all else. That is, until an opportunity for social advancement arises, namely, Lady Annabelle Ashton. Daughter of the Earl of Havercroft, a neighbor and enemy of the Mason family, Annabelle finds herself disgraced by a scandal, one that has left her branded as damaged goods. Besmirched by shame, the earl is only too happy to marry Annabelle off to anyone willing to have her. Though Bernard wishes to use Annabelle to propel his family up the social ladder, his son does not wish to marry her, preferring instead to live the wild, single life he is accustomed to. With this, Bernard serves his son an ultimatum: marry Annabelle, or make do without family funds. Having no choice, Reginald consents, and enters into a hostile engagement in which the prospective bride and groom are openly antagonistic, each one resenting the other for their current state of affairs while their respective fathers revel in their suffering. So begins an intoxicating tale rife with dark secrets, deception, and the trials of love, a story in which very little is as it seems.

  • Title : Final curtain
    Final curtain
    • Author : Marsh, Ngaio
    • Narrator : Wanda McCaddon. (Female)
    • System Number : S13825
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Beautiful Troy Alleyn, artist wife of Inspector Alleyn, had been warned about the famed old Shakespearean actor and his eccentric household.
      Beautiful Troy Alleyn, artist wife of Inspector Alleyn, had been warned about the famed old Shakespearean actor and his eccentric household. But she was not prepared for their acts of malice and mischief. Now Sir Henry is dead, after a large and lethal birthday dinner of champagne and crayfish--and after changing his will in favor of his glamorous young fiancee. And Troy was suddenly star witness in one of her husband's most sensational cases to determine which of the flamboyant characters brought down the final curtain and turned a drawing room farce into tragedy.

  • Title : One special village : Ellindale saga, Book 3
    One special village : Ellindale saga, Book 3
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : S13827
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lancashire, 1932.
      Lancashire, 1932. Widower Harry Makepeace lives in Manchester with his sickly daughter Cathie, scrimping and saving to get by. But after she suffers a violent asthma attack, the doctors say she must move to the countryside to have any hope of survival. When Harry chances upon a patch of land for sale in Ellindale, and an advert for a disused railway carriage that can be made into a home, he snaps both up quickly. Harry swiftly becomes part of the community, making friends with the locals, and soon finds himself attracted to Nina, another newcomer to the village. But their problems are far from over.

  • Title : The key to midnight
    The key to midnight
    • Author : Koontz, Dean R.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S13828
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      American Joanna Rand arrived in Japan nearly twelve years ago to become a singer in a nightclub.
      American Joanna Rand arrived in Japan nearly twelve years ago to become a singer in a nightclub. In all that time, she has never been able to escape the strange dream that haunts her night after night. She feels violated, used--and terrified each time she awakens. Alex Hunter knows Joanna is not who she thinks she is. He has seen her before--in photographs of a senator's daughter who disappeared twelve years ago. And there is only one way to unlock the dark secrets of her soul....

  • Title : Normal people
    Normal people
    • Author : Rooney, Sally.
    • Narrator : Aoife McMahon. (Female)
    • System Number : S13831
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland.
      Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there; they are from very different worlds. When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years. This is an exquisite love story about how a person can change another person's life -- a simple yet profound realisation that unfolds beautifully over the course of the novel. It tells us how difficult it is to talk about how we feel and it tells us -- blazingly -- about cycles of domination, legitimacy and privilege.

  • Title : Courtney's war : Courtney, Book 17
    Courtney's war : Courtney, Book 17
    • Author : Smith, Wilbur A.
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : S13832
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      While Gerhard works for the Fatherland in the hopes of overthrowing Hitler, Saffron Courtney works for the Special Operations Executive to outmanoeuvre a spymaster in occupied Belgium and ascertain how the Nazis have infiltrated SOE's network.
      While Gerhard works for the Fatherland in the hopes of overthrowing Hitler, Saffron Courtney works for the Special Operations Executive to outmanoeuvre a spymaster in occupied Belgium and ascertain how the Nazis have infiltrated SOE's network.

  • Title : Cricket kings
    Cricket kings
    • Author : McInnes, William.
    • Narrator : William McInnes. (Male)
    • System Number : S13833
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Chris Andersen loves cricket.
      Chris Andersen loves cricket. He may not be a legend like Waugh or Bradman but in the Yarraville West Fourths, Chris Andersen is king. He is the captain, coach, manager and player, and on blistering hot Saturdays Chris ropes in a motley team of men to play at the CEC Bull Memorial Oval. As the wickets fall and the ball is bowled, everyone will learn more about themselves, and each other, than they did at the start of the day.

  • Title : When passion rules
    When passion rules
    • Author : Lindsey, Johanna.
    • Narrator : Rosalyn Landor. (Female)
    • System Number : S13835
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Forced to flee Napoleon's rampaging army on the continent, orphaned Alana Farmer and her eccentric guardian make a new home for themselves in London.
      Forced to flee Napoleon's rampaging army on the continent, orphaned Alana Farmer and her eccentric guardian make a new home for themselves in London. There, Alana enjoys every privilege a daughter of the nobility could hope for, plus an education fit for a queen. Now, on the eve of her debut into London Society, she learns the shocking secret of her birthright. Can it be true? Is she really the lost princess of the European kingdom of Lubinia? Persuaded by her guardian to return to their homeland to quell a bloody revolt, Alana finds herself in an isolated, mountainous country whose customs strike her as medieval. With controversy and intrigue brewing around the beautiful newcomer, Christoph Becker, the captain of the palace guards, arrests Alana on suspicion that she is either a wily imposter or a seductive spy working for the shadowy figures determined to depose the king.

  • Title : Revenge!
    Revenge!
    • Author : Barr, Robert.
    • Narrator : Roger Melin. (Male)
    • System Number : S13836
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A collection of 20 short stories of the crime, detective, and thriller variety, sharing a common theme of ....
      A collection of 20 short stories of the crime, detective, and thriller variety, sharing a common theme of .... you guessed it, revenge, and often with surprise conclusions. Elements of the style of Alfred Hitchcock may be found among many of the tales. Turn down the lights, let the imagination wander as it will, and prepare to expect the unexpected.

  • Title : The amazing interlude
    The amazing interlude
    • Author : Rinehart, Mary Roberts.
    • Narrator : MaryAnn Spiegel. (Female)
    • System Number : S13837
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      It is the early days of The Great War.
      It is the early days of The Great War. As the curtain rises, Sara Lee is sitting by the fire in her aunt and uncle’s home, knitting a baby afghan. Her beau’s name is Harvey. He has his eye on a little house that is just perfect for two and he will soon propose to Sara Lee. But in this play, the mise en scène is about to change. A fairyland transformation will take place and Sara Lee will step into a new and different story, where she is the princess in a forest of adventure. There is a prince, too, whose name is Henri. He is as strange as the forest itself. And then just as suddenly, the scene changes back and Sara Lee is once again sitting alone by the fire, knitting socks for the soldiers this time, and with a memory and a new stirring in her heart. This is the story of Sara Lee’s amazing interlude.

  • Title : Cyrano de Bergerac
    Cyrano de Bergerac
    • Author : Rostand, Edmond.
    • Narrator : Various narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13838
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      One of the most beloved French plays of all time, Cyrano de Bergerac is a clever and tragic tale of truth concealed and love denied.
      One of the most beloved French plays of all time, Cyrano de Bergerac is a clever and tragic tale of truth concealed and love denied. Its titular character is a proud, daring swordsman and genius poet who has one terrible flaw: an abnormally large nose. Too afraid of rejection to confess his love for the beautiful Roxane, Cyrano helps her brainless but handsome suitor Christian to woo her, providing him with love letters while resolutely keeping his own passion a secret. (Summary by Elizabeth Barr)

  • Title : By stone, by blade, by fire : Barbara Holloway, Book 13
    By stone, by blade, by fire : Barbara Holloway, Book 13
    • Author : Wilhelm, Kate.
    • Narrator : Carrington MacDuffie. (Female)
    • System Number : S13839
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The case against young Travis Morgan is simple: he walked into his father's house and shot the man at his desk in front of two witnesses.
      The case against young Travis Morgan is simple: he walked into his father's house and shot the man at his desk in front of two witnesses. The fact that the murdered man was not his father is immaterial: he still killed a man in cold blood. Although he admits to a passionate hatred and fear of his father, Travis swears he is innocent. This is the case attorney Barbara Holloway is presented with. The trouble is she believes Travis, even though the eyewitness accounts appear irrefutable. As Barbara digs deeper, the case explodes into a dangerous conspiracy, causing Frank, Barbara's father and part-time associate, to hire a bodyguard to protect her.

  • Title : The last of the Mohicans : Leatherstocking Tales, Book 2
    The last of the Mohicans : Leatherstocking Tales, Book 2
    • Author : Cooper, James Fenimore.
    • Narrator : Stefan Rudnicki. (Male)
    • System Number : S13840
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In 1757, the English and French are engaged in a savage, bloody war for control of the North American continent.
      In 1757, the English and French are engaged in a savage, bloody war for control of the North American continent. Making tenuous, shifting alliances with various Indian tribes, the two European powers struggle to gain the upper hand on unfamiliar, forested battlegrounds. Caught in the middle is Hawkeye, a white scout who was raised among the Indians. Not fully belonging to either world, he has retreated from society to live in the untamed woods of upstate New York. By his side are Chingachgook and the young Uncas, last of the vanishing race of Mohicans. Together, the three embody a code of moral courage, self-sufficiency, and loyalty, and share a deep trust and friendship. Cora and Alice Munro, the daughters of an English commander, are on their way to join their father. Escorting them through the alien wilderness are Alice's fianč, Major Duncan Heyward, and the treacherous Huron warrior Magua, whose attraction to Cora and hatred for whites make him a vengeful, insidious enemy. When Magua betrays his party to the Iroquois, it is up to Hawkeye and his band to rescue the beautiful sisters and escort them through hostile Indian country. Through a series of heroic fights, escapes and adventures, bonds are deepened, lives are lost, and the danger heightens, building toward an epic showdown.

  • Title : The woman who wouldn't die : Dr. Siri, Book 9
    The woman who wouldn't die : Dr. Siri, Book 9
    • Author : Cotterill, Colin.
    • Narrator : Clive Chafer. (Male)
    • System Number : S13841
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a Lao village, a woman is killed during a burglary; she is given a funeral and everyone in the village sees her body burned.
      In a Lao village, a woman is killed during a burglary; she is given a funeral and everyone in the village sees her body burned. But three days later she is back in her house as if she never died - and now she can speak to the dead. Lao national coroner Dr. Siri Paiboun and his wife, Madame Daeng, are sent to supervise the excavation. Siri becomes obsessed with the pretty medium's abilities, but Madame Daeng doesn't trust the woman.

  • Title : The flirt
    The flirt
    • Author : Tarkington, Booth.
    • Narrator : Lee Smalley. (Male)
    • System Number : S13843
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Laura and Cora Madison and their younger brother Hedrick live with their parents in a Midwestern American town that is fairly bursting with Cora’s discarded and would-be beaus.
      Laura and Cora Madison and their younger brother Hedrick live with their parents in a Midwestern American town that is fairly bursting with Cora’s discarded and would-be beaus. Her flirtatiousness annoys the tempestuous Hedrick but not the reserved Laura. The return to town of a handsome, charming former resident and an encounter with a deranged young person set in motion a roller-coaster of events that interweave and play out to an exciting, emotional climax. Booth Tarkington's writing is exceptionally sensitive and perceptive. A popular American novelist and dramatist, he is best remembered for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "Alice Adams".

  • Title : Caesar
    Caesar
    • Author : McCullough, Colleen
    • Narrator : Michael York. (Male)
    • System Number : S13844
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      At a time that preceded the technology of any firearm, when military acumen, strategy, and leadership were all, it was Caesar's genius that prevailed.
      At a time that preceded the technology of any firearm, when military acumen, strategy, and leadership were all, it was Caesar's genius that prevailed. Yet history forgets that he was also a man, not immune to the human condition. This is the full portrait of Caesar, a man destined to inspire an empire. (Abridged)

  • Title : The witness
    The witness
    • Author : Brown, Sandra
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean.
    • System Number : S13845
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Kendall Deaton pulls herself and her baby out of a wrecked car, and a mixture of courage and fear gets her to the top of a ravine, where she flags down help.
      Kendall Deaton pulls herself and her baby out of a wrecked car, and a mixture of courage and fear gets her to the top of a ravine, where she flags down help. But she doesn't dare reveal her true identity to the authorities. Instead, she plans her immediate escape. Her perilous flight begins. The best public defender in Prosper, South Carolina, Kendall had stumbled upon the town's chilling secret, and her marriage to one of the town's most powerful men has become a living hell. Now Kendall is a terrified mother trying to save her child's life, a reluctant witness who knows too much about an insidious evil, and a woman surrounded by forces that will stop at nothing to protect what is "theirs."

  • Title : Black Friday
    Black Friday
    • Author : Kava, Alex
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S13846
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      On the busiest shopping day of the year, idealistic students wade into malls across America carrying concealed devices they believe will cause chaos at the checkouts.
      On the busiest shopping day of the year, idealistic students wade into malls across America carrying concealed devices they believe will cause chaos at the checkouts. But at the nation's largest shopping center, the results are incendiary - and people lie dead. A white-collar lobby group called Citizens for American Pride takes responsibility for the protest action, calling for an end to cheap, foreign-made goods and exported manufacturing jobs. But they insist the bombing was the work of rogue members, zealots who took the message too far. As Maggie and her partner sift through both the debris and the facts of the case, they uncover paranoia, racism and a sinister secret agenda that extends to the CAPs highest ranks. As retailers count down to Christmas Eve, Maggie knows that infiltration is the only option, even though the cost could be huge. And if they fail, more innocent people will pay with their lives.

  • Title : Strangers
    Strangers
    • Author : Evans, Mary Anna
    • Narrator : Cassandra Campbell. (Female)
    • System Number : S13847
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Faye Longchamp's new archaeological firm has landed a project in St.
      Faye Longchamp's new archaeological firm has landed a project in St. Augustine, Florida. In four centuries, America's oldest city has accumulated skeletons that should probably stay buried. Within a day of Faye's arrival, a woman disappears, leaving behind blood, priceless artifacts, and a note asking for Faye's help. The detective hires Faye to find the artifacts' origin. But the ghosts of the Ancient City are demanding masters, and Faye is also driven to uncover their secrets--until it becomes clear that what they seek is Faye herself. And her child.

  • Title : Lanagan, amateur detective
    Lanagan, amateur detective
    • Author : Hurlbut, Edward H.
    • Narrator : David Wales. (Male)
    • System Number : S13848
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Jack Lanagan is a police reporter for a daily newspaper in San Francisco, who has the confidence of the chief of police and access to all sorts of levels of city life.
      Jack Lanagan is a police reporter for a daily newspaper in San Francisco, who has the confidence of the chief of police and access to all sorts of levels of city life.

  • Title : On Canaan's side
    On Canaan's side
    • Author : Barry, Sebastian
    • Narrator : Wanda McCaddon. (Female)
    • System Number : S13849
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Told in the first person, as a narrative of Lilly Bere's life over seventeen days, On Canaan's Side opens as Lilly mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill.
      Told in the first person, as a narrative of Lilly Bere's life over seventeen days, On Canaan's Side opens as Lilly mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill. Lilly revisits her past, going back to the moment she was forced to flee Ireland at the end of the First World War, and continues her tale in America, a world filled with both hope and danger. At once epic and intimate, Lilly's story unfolds as she tries to make sense of the sorrows and troubles of her life and of the people whose lives she has touched. Spanning nearly seven decades, from the Great Depression to World War II and the Vietnam War, it is the heartbreaking story of a woman whose capability to love is enormous and whose compassion, even for those who have wronged her, is astonishing.

  • Title : One false move
    One false move
    • Author : Kava, Alex
    • Narrator : Laura Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : S13851
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Melanie Starks has never lived by the rules.
      Melanie Starks has never lived by the rules. She and her seventeen-year-old son, Charlie, have been running one con job or another for as long as she can remember, justifying the petty crimes as the necessary survival moves of a single mother. But Melanie is ready to give it up. Then Jared Barnett reappears in her life. Fresh out of prison after serving five years of a life sentence for murder, Jared is released on a technicality that by no means proves his innocence. He has the perfect plan for a big score and he needs Melanie's help. But everything goes horribly wrong - and suddenly there's no turning back.

  • Title : Tomorrow
    Tomorrow
    • Author : Swift, Graham
    • Narrator : Kate Reading. (Female)
    • System Number : S13852
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      On a midsummer's night, Paula Hook lies awake, her family sleeping nearby.
      On a midsummer's night, Paula Hook lies awake, her family sleeping nearby. Contemplating a secret she will reveal to her children the next day, she begins a story that is both a celebration of love and a moving acknowledgment of the fragilities, illusions, and secrets on which even our most intimate sense of self can rest.

  • Title : One foot in the grave
    One foot in the grave
    • Author : Frost, Jeaniene
    • Narrator : Tavia Gilbert. (Female)
    • System Number : S13853
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Now a Special Agent working to eliminate the rogue undead, half-vampire Cat Crawfield reluctantly teams up with Bones, her vampire former lover and mentor, when she is targeted for assassination by a dangerous adversary.
      Now a Special Agent working to eliminate the rogue undead, half-vampire Cat Crawfield reluctantly teams up with Bones, her vampire former lover and mentor, when she is targeted for assassination by a dangerous adversary.

  • Title : The box : tales from the darkroom
    The box : tales from the darkroom
    • Author : Grass, Gunter
    • Narrator : Stefan Rudnicki. (Male)
    • System Number : S13854
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Translated from the German by Krishna Winston.
      Translated from the German by Krishna Winston. In a great literary experiment, Nobel Prize winner Gunter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, and of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their lives. Memories contradictory, critical, loving, accusatory - they piece together an intimate picture of this most public of men, a shadowy but loving figure. There is one constant though: Marie, a family friend and photographer whose snapshots taken with an old-fashioned Agfa box camera provide the author with inspiration for his novels. But her images offer much more; they reveal a truth beyond the ordinary detail of life, depict the future, tell what might have been, and grant the wishes, in visual form, of those photographed. Marie's camera thus becomes a way for Grass to speak in the voices of his children's hidden selves - their dreams, their disappointments, their secret desires and fears - and to see his own life from unexpected perspectives.

  • Title : The bells
    The bells
    • Author : Harvell, Richard
    • Narrator : Paul Michael Garcia. (Male)
    • System Number : S13855
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Born in a belfry in the Uri Valley of the Swiss Alps, where his deaf-mute mother rang the Loudest Bells on Earth, Moses Froben possesses both a remarkably sensitive ear and an exquisite singing voice, enabling him to overcome his humble origins to become Lo Suizzero, the musical toast of Europe in the eighteenth century.
      Born in a belfry in the Uri Valley of the Swiss Alps, where his deaf-mute mother rang the Loudest Bells on Earth, Moses Froben possesses both a remarkably sensitive ear and an exquisite singing voice, enabling him to overcome his humble origins to become Lo Suizzero, the musical toast of Europe in the eighteenth century. In papers left for the son he raised but did not sire, Froben recounts being rescued from his father's murderous plan by monks Nicolai and Remus and taken to their abbey, where the choirmaster recognizes the boy's gift and goes to inhumane lengths to preserve it. In the neighboring town, Moses meets Amalia Duft, daughter of the area's wealthiest man, whose love becomes a beacon for his life even after his castration.

  • Title : Only his : Fool's gold, Book 6
    Only his : Fool's gold, Book 6
    • Author : Mallery, Susan.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S13856
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Wedding bells are ringing in Fool's Gold, but not for Nevada Hendrix.
      Wedding bells are ringing in Fool's Gold, but not for Nevada Hendrix. Her triplet sisters are engaged, and even her mother has a more active love life than she does. Determined to make a fresh start, she applies for her dream job, only to discover that her new boss is her first love. Maybe she could overlook the fact that they've seen each other naked, but she'll never forget the way he broke her heart. Tucker Janack agrees to Nevada's 'business only' ground rules. After all, love is a trap that the construction millionaire has avoided his whole life. But when great business partners turn out to be so much more, every rule gets broken.

  • Title : Sanctus : Sancti, Book 1
    Sanctus : Sancti, Book 1
    • Author : Toyne, Simon.
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : S13857
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A man climbs a cliff face in the oldest inhabited place on earth, a mountain known as the Citadel, a Vatican-like city-state that towers above the city of Ruin in modern-day Turkey.
      A man climbs a cliff face in the oldest inhabited place on earth, a mountain known as the Citadel, a Vatican-like city-state that towers above the city of Ruin in modern-day Turkey. But this is no ordinary ascent: it is a dangerous, symbolic act. And thanks to the media, it is an event witnessed by the entire world. Few people understand its consequence. But for foundation worker Kathryn Mann and a handful of others, it's evidence that a revolution is at hand. For the Sancti, the secretive monks who live inside the Citadel, it could mean the end of everything they have built, and they will stop at nothing--even murder--to keep what is theirs. For American reporter Liv Adamsen, it spurs the memory of the beloved brother she lost years before, setting her on a journey across the world and into the heart of her own identity, where she will make a discovery so shocking that it will change everything.

  • Title : Treachery in death : In Death, Book 32
    Treachery in death : In Death, Book 32
    • Author : Robb, J. D.
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen. (Female)
    • System Number : S13858
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Detective Eve Dallas and her partner Peabody are following up on a senseless crime: an elderly grocery owner killed by three stoned punks for nothing more than kicks and snacks.
      Detective Eve Dallas and her partner Peabody are following up on a senseless crime: an elderly grocery owner killed by three stoned punks for nothing more than kicks and snacks. But Peabody soon stumbles upon a trickier situation. After a hard workout, she overhears two fellow officers, Garnet and Oberman, arguing. It doesn't take long to realize they're both guilty of murder. Now Peabody and Eve are trying to get the hard evidence they need to bring the dirty cops down.

  • Title : Me, myself, and why? : Cadence Jones, Book 1
    Me, myself, and why? : Cadence Jones, Book 1
    • Author : Davidson, MaryJanice.
    • Narrator : Renee Raudman. (Female)
    • System Number : S13861
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Cadence Jones is not your typical girl and certainly not your typical FBI agent.
      Cadence Jones is not your typical girl and certainly not your typical FBI agent. But her special "talent" makes Cadence valuable to the FBI, especially when she and her partner get tagged to bring down the Threefer Killer, a serial killer who likes to kill in threes and leave behind inexplicable newspaper clippings but not one shred of decent forensic evidence. In the meantime, love blooms when Cadence meets her best friend's gorgeous brother who is in town visiting, and she discovers he knows her secret too! Suddenly Cadence finds her unbalanced life turned even more upside down as she tries to date a baker who wants to get in her heart and her bed, dodge a pesky psychiatrist, keep a leash on her sociopath partner, and try to catch a serial killer who's now fixated on her. Some days it's not even worth getting up in the morning.

  • Title : Practical demonkeeping : Pine Cove, Book 1
    Practical demonkeeping : Pine Cove, Book 1
    • Author : Moore, Christopher.
    • Narrator : Oliver Wyman. (Male)
    • System Number : S13862
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      In Christopher Moore's ingenious debut novel, we meet one of the most memorably mismatched pairs in the annals of literature.
      In Christopher Moore's ingenious debut novel, we meet one of the most memorably mismatched pairs in the annals of literature. The good looking one is one hundred year old ex-seminarian and"roads" scholar Travis O'Hearn. The green one is Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets. Being saddled with a demon gives Travis eternal youth and eternal problems. Behind the fake Tudor facade of Pine Cove, California, Catch sees a four-star buffet. Travis, on the other hand, thinks he sees a way of ridding himself of his toothy travelling companion. The winos, neo-pagans, and deadbeat Lotharios of Pine Cove,meanwhile, have other ideas. And none of them is quite prepared when all hell breaks loose.

  • Title : Rachel's holiday : Walsh Family, Book 2
    Rachel's holiday : Walsh Family, Book 2
    • Author : Keyes, Marian.
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : S13863
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      The fast lane is much too slow for Rachel Walsh, and Manhattan is the perfect place for a young Irish female to overdo everything.
      The fast lane is much too slow for Rachel Walsh, and Manhattan is the perfect place for a young Irish female to overdo everything. But Rachel's love of a good time is about to land her in the emergency room and cost her a job and the boyfriend she adores. When her loving family hustles her back home and checks her into Ireland's answer to the Betty Ford Clinic, Rachel is hopeful. Perhaps it will be lovely-spa treatments, celebrities, that kind of thing. Instead, she finds a lot of group therapy, which leads her, against her will, to some important self-knowledge. She will also find something that all women like herself fear: a man who might actually be good for her.

  • Title : The conjure woman
    The conjure woman
    • Author : Chesnutt, Charles Waddell.
    • Narrator : James K. White. (Male)
    • System Number : S13864
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Published in 1899 by Houghton Mifflin, Chesnutt's first book, The Conjure Woman, was a collection of seven short stories, all set in "Patesville" (Fayetteville), North Carolina.
      Published in 1899 by Houghton Mifflin, Chesnutt's first book, The Conjure Woman, was a collection of seven short stories, all set in "Patesville" (Fayetteville), North Carolina. While drawing from local color traditions and relying on dialect, Chesnutt's tales of conjuring, a form of magic rooted in African hoodoo, refused to romanticize slave life or the "Old South." Though necessarily informed by Joel Chandler Harris's popular Uncle Remus stories and Thomas Nelson Page's plantation fiction, The Conjure Woman consciously moved away from these models, instead offering an almost biting examination of pre- and post-Civil War race relations. These seven short stories use a frame narrator, John, a white carpetbagger who has moved south to protect his wife Annie's failing health and to begin cultivating a grape vineyard. Enamored by remnants of the plantation world, John portrays the South in largely idealistic terms. Yet Uncle Julius McAdoo, the ex-slave and "trickster" figure extraordinaire who narrates the internal story lines, presents a remarkably different view of Southern life. His accounts include Aun' Peggy's conjure spells in "Mars Jeems's Nightmare," "Po' Sandy," "Sis' Becky's Pickaninny," and "Hot Foot Hannibal" as well as those of free black conjure men in "The Conjurer's Revenge" and "The Gray Wolf's Ha'nt." These conjure tales reveal moments of active black resistance to white oppression in addition to calculated (and even self-motivated) plots of revenge. (Introduction provided by Documenting the American South)

  • Title : Hamilton : a play in four acts
    Hamilton : a play in four acts
    • Author : Hamlin, Mary P.
    • Narrator : Multiple narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13868
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      One hundred years before the current hit musical Hamilton, Mary Hamlin wrote this historical play for Broadway with a big actor of the day, George Arliss, as co-author playing the leading role.
      One hundred years before the current hit musical Hamilton, Mary Hamlin wrote this historical play for Broadway with a big actor of the day, George Arliss, as co-author playing the leading role. It was made into a movie in 1931 with Arliss also playing the lead.

  • Title : Silent scream
    Silent scream
    • Author : Rose, Karen.
    • Narrator : Marguerite Gavin. (Female)
    • System Number : S13869
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When a teenage girl dies in a suspicious fire, Detective Olivia Sutherland is assigned to track down the arsonist.
      When a teenage girl dies in a suspicious fire, Detective Olivia Sutherland is assigned to track down the arsonist. Then she discovers something more sinister--a vicious blackmailer who preys on young people and murders without hesitation. Making her work even harder is sexy firefighter David Hunter. He's not only sharing the case but sparking memories of their long-ago night of passion, when feelings were left unspoken and hearts were broken. David has his own ghosts and a million regrets. But while he and Olivia try to face the wall of pain between them, a diabolical puppet master is pulling strings to make a group of twentysomethings do his bidding. Soon Olivia and David are scouring the city for a calculating criminal who seems tantalizingly close--and is moving in for the kill.

  • Title : Mrs Pretty and the Premier : a political comedy in three acts
    Mrs Pretty and the Premier : a political comedy in three acts
    • Author : Adams, Arthur.
    • Narrator : Multiple narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13870
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      Premier William Power: Labor politician, ambitious, driven, oblivious to women.
      Premier William Power: Labor politician, ambitious, driven, oblivious to women. Mrs. Helen Pretty: glamorous widow, wealthy landowner, fatally attractive. When Power’s Compulsory Resumption of Estates Bill threatens the home and property of Mrs Pretty, she pays the Premier a visit. Throw in the Leader of the Opposition (who just happens to be Mrs Pretty’s fiancée), an aggressively conservative journalist, and watch scandals unravel.

  • Title : East of desolation
    East of desolation
    • Author : Higgins, Jack
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : S13871
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Joe Martin had been on many salvage operations, but his gut feeling told him this one was different.
      Joe Martin had been on many salvage operations, but his gut feeling told him this one was different. The insurance company and the beautiful widow of the dead pilot had hired him to find out what he could about the crash, but some things were best left alone. Before long, what should have been a routine mission becomes a hair-raising adventure packed with danger and betrayal. Then a batch of priceless emeralds are thrown into the equation, and Joe's life is on the line.

  • Title : Mrs. Hemingway
    Mrs. Hemingway
    • Author : Wood, Naomi
    • Narrator : Kate Reading. (Female)
    • System Number : S13872
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of how it was to love, and be loved by, the most famous and dashing writer of his generation.
      The story of how it was to love, and be loved by, the most famous and dashing writer of his generation. As each wife struggles with his mistress for Ernest's heart, and a place in his bed, each marriage slips from tenderness to treachery. Each Mrs. Hemingway thought it would last forever. Each one was wrong. It interweaves the love letters, diaries, and telegrams of four very different women into one spellbinding tale.

  • Title : George Dandin, or The Abashed Husband
    George Dandin, or The Abashed Husband
    • Author : Molière
    • Narrator : Multiple narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13873
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      A wife comes home rather late, finds the door shut, and threatens to kill herself if her husband does not let her in.
      A wife comes home rather late, finds the door shut, and threatens to kill herself if her husband does not let her in. She pretends to do so; the good man rushes out quite terrified; the wife, meanwhile, sneaks in, and he is in his turn locked out. Add in her idiot parents (Sotenville means Idiot In Town) and this should be the usual madcap fun.

  • Title : Deep black : death wave
    Deep black : death wave
    • Author : Coonts, Stephen
    • Narrator : Bill Gigante. (Male)
    • System Number : S13874
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Off the coast of Africa lie the beautiful Canary Islands, a resort destination of millionaires - But underneath this idyllic paradise is one of the most volatile fault lines in the world - There, an alliance between radical Islamic terrorists and a rogue element of the Chinese government is planning to unleash an act of unimaginable geological terrorism.
      Off the coast of Africa lie the beautiful Canary Islands, a resort destination of millionaires - But underneath this idyllic paradise is one of the most volatile fault lines in the world - There, an alliance between radical Islamic terrorists and a rogue element of the Chinese government is planning to unleash an act of unimaginable geological terrorism.

  • Title : Now you see her
    Now you see her
    • Author : Fielding, Joy.
    • Narrator : Justine Eyre. (Female)
    • System Number : S13875
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fifty-year-old Marcy Taggart's husband has left her for another woman.
      Fifty-year-old Marcy Taggart's husband has left her for another woman. Devastating as that may be, it hardly compares to the death of her 21-year-old daughter, Devon, in a canoeing accident. Her body was never found in the icy waters of Georgian Bay, and as a result Marcy has never fully accepted her death. Now, in Ireland, Marcy yet again thinks she sees her daughter casually strolling past her on the sidewalk, which will lead to a desperate search to find the truth.

  • Title : This side of paradise
    This side of paradise
    • Author : Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott).
    • Narrator : Dick Hill. (Male)
    • System Number : S13876
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      His semiautobiographical first novel, Fitzgerald traces the early life of Amory Blaine from the end of prep school through Princeton to the start of an uncertain career in New York City.
      His semiautobiographical first novel, Fitzgerald traces the early life of Amory Blaine from the end of prep school through Princeton to the start of an uncertain career in New York City. Amory yearns to run with Princeton's rich, fast crowd and become one of the "gods" of the campus. Hopelessly romantic, he learns about love and sex from a series of beautiful young "flappers," women who leave him both exhilarated and devastated.

  • Title : Azincourt
    Azincourt
    • Author : Cornwell, Bernard.
    • Narrator : Damien Goodwin.
    • System Number : S13877
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The legendary battle of Agincourt, fought on October 25th 1415, on St Crispin's Day, is one of the best known battles in English history, in part through the brilliant depiction of it in Shakespeare's Henry V, in part because it was a brilliant and unexpected English victory.
      The legendary battle of Agincourt, fought on October 25th 1415, on St Crispin's Day, is one of the best known battles in English history, in part through the brilliant depiction of it in Shakespeare's Henry V, in part because it was a brilliant and unexpected English victory. It was the first battle won by the use of the longbow - a weapon developed by the English which enabled them to dominate the European battlefields for the rest of the century. Bernard Cornwell's Azincourt is a vivid, breathtaking and meticulously well researched account of this momentous battle and its aftermath. From the varying viewpoints of nobles, peasants, archers, and horsemen, Azincourt skilfully brings to life the hours of relentless fighting, the desperation of an army crippled by disease and the exceptional bravery of the English ...

  • 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 : Strange bedpersons
    Strange bedpersons
    • Author : Crusie, Jennifer.
    • Narrator : Madison Vaughn. (Female)
    • System Number : S13882
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Tess Newhart knows her ex-boyfriend Nick Jamieson isn't the right guy for her.
      Tess Newhart knows her ex-boyfriend Nick Jamieson isn't the right guy for her. He's caviar and champagne; she's take-out Chinese pot stickers. He's an uptight Republican lawyer; she was raised in a commune. He wants to get ahead in business; she just wants him. But there's no way Tess will play second fiddle to his job. Yet somehow she finds herself agreeing to play his fianč on a weekend business trip that could make or break Nick's career. And while he's trying to convince Tess that he needs her in his respectable world, Tess is doing her best to keep her opinions to herself and her hands off Nick.

  • Title : The hand that first held mine
    The hand that first held mine
    • Author : O'Farrell, Maggie.
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : S13883
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lexie Sinclair yearns for more than her parents' genteel country life.
      Lexie Sinclair yearns for more than her parents' genteel country life. She makes her way to the city, where she meets a magazine editor, Innes, a man unlike any she has ever imagined. He introduces her to the thrilling world of bohemian postwar London, and Lexie learns to become a reporter, to know art and artists, to live fully, unconventionally, and with deep love. And when she finds herself pregnant by a man wholly unsuitable for marriage or fatherhood, she doesn't hesitate a minute to have the baby on her own. Later, in present-day London, a young painter named Elina dizzily navigates the first weeks of motherhood. Her boyfriend, Ted, traumatized by nearly losing her in labor, begins to recover lost memories. At first he cannot place them, but as they emerge, we discover something heartbreaking and beautiful that connects these two stories.

  • Title : A hopscotch summer
    A hopscotch summer
    • Author : Murray, Annie.
    • Narrator : Penelope Freeman. (Female)
    • System Number : S13884
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Emma Brown is a happy-go-lucky child, content to work hard at school, and to play hopscotch with her friends on the pavement outside her house in the run-down Nechells area of Birmingham.
      Emma Brown is a happy-go-lucky child, content to work hard at school, and to play hopscotch with her friends on the pavement outside her house in the run-down Nechells area of Birmingham. As long as everything is alright at home with her Ma and Pa, her little sister Joyce and brother Sid, then life is good. But after Em's mother Cynthia has her baby she just doesn't seem to be able to cope. Her life-long friend and neighbour Dot helps as much as she can, but she has children of her own, and no man to hand; Cynthia's husband Bob, too, does his best, but begins to feel that he's losing the wife he has loved so much; and little Em just can't find enough hours in the day to do all the washing and cleaning. Soon, it seems, the only thing is for Cynthia to go and stay across the city with her tyrannical older sister. With Cynthia away, life only gets harder for Em.

  • Title : Persons of rank
    Persons of rank
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna.
    • Narrator : Anne Cater. (Female)
    • System Number : S13885
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Eleanor and Beatrice dream of lovematches but the Dowager insists romantic love is for housemaids, not for the Graceover women.
      Eleanor and Beatrice dream of lovematches but the Dowager insists romantic love is for housemaids, not for the Graceover women. Beatrice, despatched to London to look over the current crop of bachelors, is unimpressed by the frivolities of the Season. Disturbed by the languid charm of Lord Serle and appalled by the mercenary attitudes to marriage displayed by Society, Beatrice's country innocence and unconventional behaviour lead her into some alarming situations. Meanwhile, the beautiful and headstrong Eleanor is up to mischief of her own which is guaranteed to earn the disapproval of her grandmother. A desperate struggle in the potting shed at midnight clears the air; not only does love triumph after all, but the Dowager is not displeased.

  • Title : The book of fires
    The book of fires
    • Author : Borodale, Jane.
    • Narrator : Annie Aldington. (Female)
    • System Number : S13886
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      1752.
      1752. As winter approaches, two guilty secrets drive 17-year-old Agnes Trussel to run away from her home in rural Sussex. Pregnant with an unwanted child and carrying stolen coins, she is shocked by the squalor of London. She finds work as an assistant to a firework-maker, John Blacklock. Soon she meets Cornelius Soul, seller of gunpowder, and hatches a plan which could save her. But why does Blacklock disapprove of Mr Soul? And what is Blacklock hiding from her? Meanwhile, her own secret is becoming harder to conceal, especially from the suspicious eye of Mrs Blight, the housekeeper with a thirst for hangings. Caught between her crime and condition it appears that ruin must be inevitable.

  • Title : Our friend the charlatan
    Our friend the charlatan
    • Author : Gissing, George.
    • Narrator : Jim Locke. (Male)
    • System Number : S13887
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Dice Lashmore will do everything he can in in his quest to become rich.
      Dice Lashmore will do everything he can in in his quest to become rich. The key is, of course, finding a rich wife. This book describes his numerous courtships of women. It also describes the moral decline of a man who has only one goal, and how other people react to it.

  • Title : The autobiography of an ex-colored man
    The autobiography of an ex-colored man
    • Author : Johnson, James Weldon.
    • Narrator : James K. White. (Male)
    • System Number : S13888
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Johnson's only novel, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, was originally published anonymously in 1912.
      Johnson's only novel, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, was originally published anonymously in 1912. It is a fictional novel written as a memoir of an unnamed biracial narrator who grew up in the South during the Reconstruction and post-Reconstruction eras. It is a story in which the narrator relates how as a young boy he initially assumed that he was white, and how his notions of racial identity were suddenly turned upside down one day—how from that moment on he was inclined to view himself and the world about him from the perspective of blackness. The novel received very little notoriety until Johnson republished it in 1927, this time taking full credit as its author.

  • Title : The clue : Fleming Stone, Book 1
    The clue : Fleming Stone, Book 1
    • Author : Wells, Carolyn.
    • Narrator : Roger Melin.
    • System Number : S13889
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      On the eve of her wedding day, Madeleine Van Norman, a beautiful young lady who is soon to come into her family fortune is found dead, apparently stabbed with an ominous blood-stained letter opener found nearby.
      On the eve of her wedding day, Madeleine Van Norman, a beautiful young lady who is soon to come into her family fortune is found dead, apparently stabbed with an ominous blood-stained letter opener found nearby. There is nobody within the household who is not considered a suspect by the police, but how could a killer have slipped through the doors of Madeleine’s locked bedroom? It must have been suicide, as a note was found lying on a table near her body. Or was it? An intriguing mystery ensues which hinges on the discovery of a single, all-important clue.

  • Title : The crimson cryptogram : a detective story
    The crimson cryptogram : a detective story
    • Author : Hume, Fergus.
    • Narrator : Don W. Jenkins. (Male)
    • System Number : S13890
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Young Dr Ellis, a struggling new physician, is enjoying a quiet evening smoking and enjoying conversation with his journalist friend Cass, when their mysterious neighbour, Mrs Moxton, bursts in upon them with startling news - her husband has been murdered!
      Young Dr Ellis, a struggling new physician, is enjoying a quiet evening smoking and enjoying conversation with his journalist friend Cass, when their mysterious neighbour, Mrs Moxton, bursts in upon them with startling news - her husband has been murdered! Rushing to the scene, the two men discover Mr Moxton, stabbed in the back. They investigate the body thoroughly, but find no real clues to his assailant except for a mysterious series of markings, scrawled in blood on the dead man's sleeve.

  • Title : Miles from nowhere
    Miles from nowhere
    • Author : Mun, Nami.
    • Narrator : Ali Ahn. (Female)
    • System Number : S13891
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fleeing her 1980s Bronx family home in the wake of her unfaithful father's abandonment and her mother's mental illness, Korean teen Joon struggles through an adolescence marked by homeless shelters, addiction, and demeaning jobs.
      Fleeing her 1980s Bronx family home in the wake of her unfaithful father's abandonment and her mother's mental illness, Korean teen Joon struggles through an adolescence marked by homeless shelters, addiction, and demeaning jobs.

  • Title : Weight : the myth of Atlas and Heracles
    Weight : the myth of Atlas and Heracles
    • Author : Winterson, Jeanette.
    • Narrator : Dick Hill, Susie Breck. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13892
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      In ancient Greek mythology Atlas, a member of the original race of gods called Titans, leads a rebellion against the new deities, the Olympians.
      In ancient Greek mythology Atlas, a member of the original race of gods called Titans, leads a rebellion against the new deities, the Olympians. For this he incurs divine wrath: the victorious Olympians force Atlas, guardian of the Garden of Hesperides and its golden apples of life, to bear the weight of the earth and the heavens for eternity. When the hero Heracles, as one of his famous twelve labors, is tasked with stealing these apples he seeks out Atlas, offering to shoulder the world temporarily if the Titan will bring him the fruit. Knowing that Heracles is the only person with the strength to take his burden, and enticed by the prospect of even a short-lived freedom, Atlas agrees and an uneasy partnership is born. With her typical wit and verve, Jeanette Winterson brings Atlas into the twenty-first century. Simultaneously, she asks her own difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion, and how we forge our own destiny.

  • Title : The elusive bride : Black Cobra Quartet, Book 2
    The elusive bride : Black Cobra Quartet, Book 2
    • Author : Laurens, Stephanie.
    • Narrator : Simon Prebble. (Male)
    • System Number : S13893
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Gareth Hamilton is stunned when he recognizes Emily Ensworth on his ship.
      Gareth Hamilton is stunned when he recognizes Emily Ensworth on his ship. The veil she wears is not enough to disguise her from him, or from the man hired to kill her. Whisking Emily to safety, Gareth realizes that the Black Cobra is on to them. They must have learned that Emily discovered the damning letter, which means her life is now in the gravest danger. In order to protect her, Gareth must let Emily in on the dangerous plot she is now intimately involved in. But Emily Ensworth is no wilting flower. She knew the packet the dying soldier thrust upon her held vital information, and she has every intention of seeing it into safe hands. Together, she and Gareth do their best to lure the Black Cobra and his men into the open. Putting their lives at risk draws Emily and Gareth ever closer together, the constant danger sparking a passion neither one can resist.

  • Title : The Venetian bargain
    The Venetian bargain
    • Author : Fiorato, Marina
    • Narrator : Pamela Garelick. (Female)
    • System Number : S13894
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Venice, 1576.
      Venice, 1576. Five years after the defeat of the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Lepanto, a ship steals unnoticed into Venice bearing a deadly cargo. A man, more dead than alive, disembarks and staggers into Piazza San Marco. He brings a gift to Venice from Constantinople. Within days the city is infected with bubonic plague--and the Turkish Sultan has his revenge. But the ship also holds a secret stowaway--Feyra, a young and beautiful harem doctor fleeing a future as the Sultan's concubine. Only her wits and medical knowledge keep her alive as the plague ravages Venice. In despair, the Doge commissions the architect Andrea Palladio to build the greatest church of his career--an offering to God so magnificent that Venice will be saved. But Palladio's life is in danger too, and it will require all the skills of Annibale Cason, the city's finest plague doctor, to keep him alive. What Annibale had not counted on was meeting Feyra, who is now under Palladio's protection--an impossible woman whose medical skills and determination are matched only by his own.

  • Title : Shoot to thrill
    Shoot to thrill
    • Author : Tracy, P. J.
    • Narrator : Buck Schirner. (Male)
    • System Number : S13895
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Minneapolis homicide cops are called to a derelict stretch of the Mississippi River, they see a bride, facedown, dead in the water.
      When Minneapolis homicide cops are called to a derelict stretch of the Mississippi River, they see a bride, facedown, dead in the water. But it's not long before the Monkeewrench Crew discovers a frightening link between the unlucky bride and the latest, most horrific use of the Internet yet.

  • Title : Unseen academicals
    Unseen academicals
    • Author : Pratchett, Terry
    • Narrator : Stephen Briggs. (Male)
    • System Number : S13896
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Football has come to Ankh-Morpork - not the old fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving, but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts.
      Football has come to Ankh-Morpork - not the old fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving, but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts. And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic. The prospect of the Big Match draws in an urchin with a wonderful talent for kicking a tin can, a maker of jolly good pies, a dim but beautiful young woman, who might just turn out to be the greatest fashion model, and the mysterious Mr Nutt. As the match approaches, four lives are entangled and changed for ever. Because the thing about football is that it is not just about football. Here we go! Here we go! Here we go!

  • Title : Autumn maze : Scobie Malone, Book 11
    Autumn maze : Scobie Malone, Book 11
    • Author : Cleary, Jon.
    • Narrator : Shaun Grindell. (Male)
    • System Number : S13897
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Detective Inspector Scobie Malone is drawn into a political storm when is assigned a murder case that involves the son of Sydney's police minister.
      Detective Inspector Scobie Malone is drawn into a political storm when is assigned a murder case that involves the son of Sydney's police minister. As if that pressure was not enough, Malone must deal with a colorful cast of characters that includes a trio of the city's most powerful women. Finally he reluctantly accepts help from his nemesis, retired criminal Jack Aldwych.

  • Title : Eyes on you : a novel of suspense
    Eyes on you : a novel of suspense
    • Author : White, Kate.
    • Narrator : Abby Craden. (Female)
    • System Number : S13898
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      After losing her on-air job two years ago, television host Robin Trainer has fought her way back and is now hotter than ever.
      After losing her on-air job two years ago, television host Robin Trainer has fought her way back and is now hotter than ever. With her new show climbing in the ratings and her first book a bestseller, she's being dubbed a media double threat. But suddenly, things begin to go wrong. Small incidents at first: a nasty note left in her purse; her photo shredded. But the obnoxious quickly becomes threatening when the foundation the makeup artist uses burns Robin's face. It wasn't an accident--someone had deliberately doctored the product. An adversary with a dark agenda wants to hurt Robin, and the clues point to someone she works with every day. While she frantically tries to put the pieces together and unmask this hidden foe, it becomes terrifyingly clear that the person responsible isn't going to stop until Robin loses everything that matters to her--including her life.

  • Title : Murder on the Orient Express : Hercule Poirot, Book 10
    Murder on the Orient Express : Hercule Poirot, Book 10
    • Author : Christie, Agatha.
    • Narrator : Kenneth Branagh. (Male)
    • System Number : S13900
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks.
      Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer in case he or she decides to strike again.

  • Title : We are all completely beside ourselves
    We are all completely beside ourselves
    • Author : Fowler, Karen Joy
    • Narrator : Katharine Mangold. (Female)
    • System Number : S13901
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Coming of age in middle America, eighteen-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister.
      Coming of age in middle America, eighteen-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister.

  • Title : Death by water : a Phryne Fisher mystery
    Death by water : a Phryne Fisher mystery
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry
    • Narrator : Stephanie Daniel.
    • System Number : S13902
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The nice men at P & O are worried.
      The nice men at P & O are worried. A succession of jewellery thefts from first class passengers is hardly the best advertisement for their cruise liners, particularly when it is likely that it is a passenger who is doing the stealing. Phryne Fisher, with her Lulu bob, green eyes, Cupid's bow lips and Chanel travelling suits, is exactly the sort of elegant sleuth to take on a ring of jewellery thieves aboard the high seas - or at least, aboard the SS Hinemoa on a luxury cruise to New Zealand. With the Maharani? the Great Queen of Sapphires - as the bait, Phryne rises magnificently to the challenge. There are shipboard romances, champagne cocktails, erotic photographers, jealous husbands, mickey finns, blackmail and attempted murder, all before the thieves find out - as have countless love-smitten men before them - that where the glamorous and intelligent Phryne is involved, resistance is futile.

  • Title : Wimmera
    Wimmera
    • Author : Brandi, Mark
    • Narrator : Fabio Motta. (Male)
    • System Number : S13903
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Published in the U.K.
      Published in the U.K. as "Into the river". Growing up in a small country town, they spend their days playing cricket, yabbying in local dams, wanting a pair of Nike Air Maxes and not talking about how Fab's dad hits him or how the sudden death of Ben's next-door neighbour unsettled him. Almost teenagers, they already know some things are better left unsaid. Then a newcomer arrived in the Wimmera. Fab reckoned he was a secret agent and he and Ben staked him out. Up close, the man's shoulders were wide and the veins in his arms stuck out, blue and green. His hands were enormous, red and knotty. He looked strong. Maybe even stronger than Fab's dad. Neither realised the shadow this man would cast over both their lives. Twenty years later, Fab is still stuck in town, going nowhere but hoping for somewhere better. Then a body is found in the river, and Fab can't ignore the past any more.

  • Title : Pierre and Jean
    Pierre and Jean
    • Author : Maupassant, Guy de.
    • Narrator : Lee Smalley.
    • System Number : S13905
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      An old family friend dies, leaving without explanation his entire fortune to Jean, the younger brother.
      An old family friend dies, leaving without explanation his entire fortune to Jean, the younger brother. Pierre, the older brother, is puzzled, jealous, and increasingly bitter. A bequest, a secret, a major decision. This, Maupassant’s fourth novel, is considered by many to be his finest.

  • Title : Deadly deals : Revenge of the sisterhood, Book 16
    Deadly deals : Revenge of the sisterhood, Book 16
    • Author : Michaels, Fern.
    • Narrator : Laural Merlington. (Female)
    • System Number : S13906
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      After years of trying to become pregnant without success, Rachel Dawson and her husband Thomas felt their dreams had finally come true the day they brought home their newly adopted twin babies.
      After years of trying to become pregnant without success, Rachel Dawson and her husband Thomas felt their dreams had finally come true the day they brought home their newly adopted twin babies. Though the lawyer Baron Bell who arranged for the surrogate mother charged a hefty six-figure fee, one glance into the eyes of their precious children told them it was all worth it. Until the birth mother reappeared, first demanding more money, then the twins themselves. Suddenly Baron Bell was nowhere to be found, and the Dawsons were once again childless, heartbroken and nearly destitute. When the case finds its way to the offices of high-profile attorney Lizzie Fox, she can't wait to take down the so-called "Mr. Wonderful." And she knows she'll have all the help she needs as it's just the kind of crime that really gets the Sisterhood's adrenaline flowing. Once they get their hands on the perpetrators there will be hell to pay, and it will cost a lot more than cold, hard cash.

  • Title : Late in the day
    Late in the day
    • Author : Hadley, Tessa
    • Narrator : Abigail Thaw. (Female)
    • System Number : S13907
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Alexandr and Christine and Zachary and Lydia have been friends since they first met in their twenties.
      Alexandr and Christine and Zachary and Lydia have been friends since they first met in their twenties. Thirty years later, Alex and Christine are spending a leisurely summer's evening at home when they receive a call from a distraught Lydia: she is at the hospital. Zach is dead. In the wake of this profound loss, the three friends find themselves unmoored; all agree that Zach, with his generous, grounded spirit, was the irreplaceable one they couldn't afford to lose. Inconsolable, Lydia moves in with Alex and Christine. But instead of loss bringing them closer, the three of them find over the following months that it warps their relationships, as old entanglements and grievances rise from the past, and love and sorrow give way to anger and bitterness.

  • Title : Cymbeline
    Cymbeline
    • Author : Shakespeare, William.
    • Narrator : Sonia, Tony Addison, Tomas Peter, Craig Franklin. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13908
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      Cymbeline is one of the last plays Shakespeare wrote, classified by scholars as a late romance or comedy.
      Cymbeline is one of the last plays Shakespeare wrote, classified by scholars as a late romance or comedy. It's famous for featuring a highly convoluted plot that oftentimes feels like a grab bag of elements from Shakespeare's greatest hits: we have virtuous lovers, a temperamental monarch, a conniving stepmother, an untrustworthy Italian, an arrogant clod, kidnapped siblings, cross-dressing, battles, a devious murder plot, and (of course) some shocking plot twists.

  • Title : 21 : the final unfinished voyage of Jack Aubrey
    21 : the final unfinished voyage of Jack Aubrey
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick.
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : S13909
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Sea stories.
    • Summary :
      In response to the interest of millions of Patrick O'Brian fans, here is the final, partial installment of the Aubrey-Maturin series.
      In response to the interest of millions of Patrick O'Brian fans, here is the final, partial installment of the Aubrey-Maturin series. Blue at the Mizzen ended with Jack Aubrey getting the news of his elevation to flag rank: Rear Admiral of the Blue Squadron, with orders to sail to South Africa. The next novel, never completed, would have been the chronicle of that mission and much else besides. The three chapters left on O'Brian's desk at the time of his death are presented here. Though tantalizingly incomplete, these pages prove that O'Brian's humor, powers of observation, and understanding of his characters were undiminished to the end.

  • Title : The castle spectre : a drama in five acts
    The castle spectre : a drama in five acts
    • Author : Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory).
    • Narrator : Chuck Williamson and a full cast. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13910
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      Written by Gothic writer Matthew Lewis, whose novel The Monk is one of the most enduring Gothic works from the eighteenth century, The Castle Spectre is one of Lewis' earliest forays into drama, and a strong indication of his talents as a controversial and frightening entertainer.
      Written by Gothic writer Matthew Lewis, whose novel The Monk is one of the most enduring Gothic works from the eighteenth century, The Castle Spectre is one of Lewis' earliest forays into drama, and a strong indication of his talents as a controversial and frightening entertainer. Set in medieval Conway, Wales, the play is filled with every delicious Gothic trope imaginable: a menacing castle, a villainous nobleman hiding terrible secrets, a virginal damsel in distress, an heroic lover trying to save her, several comedic supporting characters, and, yes, the presence of a ghost. Popular when it was first staged at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1797, The Castle Spectre is an irresistible confection that deftly mixes light farce and romance with dark tragedy, keeping you on the edge of your seat right up to the final epilogue. Summary by Tomas Peter.

  • Title : The counsellor
    The counsellor
    • Author : McCarthy, Cormac.
    • Narrator : Jonathan Davis. (Male)
    • System Number : S13911
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      An original screenplay by the great American novelist Cormac McCarthy, author of The Road and No Country for Old Men.
      An original screenplay by the great American novelist Cormac McCarthy, author of The Road and No Country for Old Men. Filmed as a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox. This is a work of extraordinary imagination which draws on many of the themes of McCarthy's work as well as taking it to new dark places. It is also written with great descriptive passages counteracting the dialogue, so the reader is given the full experience of the McCarthy prose. It is the story of a lawyer, the Counselor, a man who is so seduced by the desire to get rich, to impress his fiancee Laura, that he becomes involved in a drug-smuggling venture that quickly takes him way out of his depth.

  • Title : The intercept : Jeremy Fisk, Book 1
    The intercept : Jeremy Fisk, Book 1
    • Author : Wolf, Dick.
    • Narrator : Peter Ganim.
    • System Number : S13913
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      An adrenaline-fueled thriller debut in the tradition of Three Days of the Condor from the famed creator of TV's Law & Order, featuring NYPD Special Agent Jeremy Fisk, who is New York City's last hope against an ingenious, multi-pronged terrorist attack.
      An adrenaline-fueled thriller debut in the tradition of Three Days of the Condor from the famed creator of TV's Law & Order, featuring NYPD Special Agent Jeremy Fisk, who is New York City's last hope against an ingenious, multi-pronged terrorist attack.

  • Title : The girl from Montana
    The girl from Montana
    • Author : Hill, Grace Livingston.
    • Narrator : Gail Mattern. (Female)
    • System Number : S13914
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Young Elizabeth, left orphaned by an evildoer who murders her last brother, flees Montana on horseback to find her remaining relatives in the East.
      Young Elizabeth, left orphaned by an evildoer who murders her last brother, flees Montana on horseback to find her remaining relatives in the East. Her social and spiritual journey leads her through harrowing encounters, struggles between good and evil, romance and, ultimately, love and fortune.

  • Title : The burglar on the prowl : a Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery
    The burglar on the prowl : a Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery
    • Author : Block, Lawrence.
    • Narrator : Nick Sullivan. (Male)
    • System Number : S13915
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Antiquarian bookseller by day, burglar by night, Bernie Rhodenbarr has an innate knack, a gift, for getting into places designed to keep him out.
      Antiquarian bookseller by day, burglar by night, Bernie Rhodenbarr has an innate knack, a gift, for getting into places designed to keep him out. Sophisticated yet down-to-earth, philosophical yet practical, Bernie is a gentleman who knows and loves his territory, the gloriously diverse and electric streets of Manhattan; a connoisseur who surrounds himself with the finer things in life, including his tailless Manx tabby, Raffles, and good friends like his neighbor Carolyn.

  • Title : Robert Ludlum's The Bourne enigma
    Robert Ludlum's The Bourne enigma
    • Author : Lustbader, Eric
    • Narrator : Holter Graham. (Male)
    • System Number : S13917
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Bourne must travel to war torn Syria and then Cyprus as he chases the astonishing truth.
      Bourne must travel to war torn Syria and then Cyprus as he chases the astonishing truth. The clock is ticking, and Bourne has less than four days to solve Karpov's riddle, and hunt down Borz, if he hopes to prevent a cataclysmic international war.

  • Title : Short stories of William Henry Harrison Murray
    Short stories of William Henry Harrison Murray
    • Author : Murray, W. H. H. (William Henry Harrison).
    • Narrator : David Wales. (Male)
    • System Number : S13918
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Murray (1840-1904) was a sometime clergyman, journalist, and purveyor of the outdoor life.
      Murray (1840-1904) was a sometime clergyman, journalist, and purveyor of the outdoor life. His books did much to popularize the virtues of outdoor experience, especially in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. Here are stories, some humorous some serious, of the out-of-doors, of love between man and woman, man and horse, man and dog, teacher and acolyte, of wisdom and foolishness. This recording is a selection of his short stories from "The Busted Ex-Texan And Other Stories" (1889), "How Deacon Tubman And Parson Whitney Kept New Years And Other Stories" (1888) and "A Ride With A Mad Horse In A Freight-Car" (1898). Contents: The Busted Ex-Texan; The Leaf Of Red Rose; How Deacon Tubman And Parson Whitney Kept New Years; The Old Beggar's Dog; The Ball; Who Was He?; A Ride With A Mad Horse In A Freight-Car.

  • Title : The bush poems of A.B. (Banjo) Paterson
    The bush poems of A.B. (Banjo) Paterson
    • Author : Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton).
    • Narrator : Jack Thompson. (Male)
    • System Number : S13919
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 45 minutes
    • Genre : Poetry.
    • Summary :
      Sixteen beloved poems by Australia's most famous poet, A.B.
      Sixteen beloved poems by Australia's most famous poet, A.B. Banjo Paterson read by Australia's most loved actor, Jack Thompson. Jack and Banjo share a love of the Australian bush and the Australian character. In making a recording of Banjo's poems Jack hopes they will bring Banjo's fine, innocent, whimsical creations into the lives of many others, and introduce a new generation to the wisdom, the values and the humour that form one of the foundations of the Australian character. "I've loved these poems since I first heard them as a boy. They conjure up a world that's miles away from the city life most of us live today. For me, they provide a window into the very heart of Australia". Jack Thompson.

  • Title : Lady, go die!
    Lady, go die!
    • Author : Spillane, Mickey.
    • Narrator : Stacy Keach. (Male)
    • System Number : S13920
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Private investigator Mike Hammer and the beautiful Velda go on vacation to a small beach town on Long Island after wrapping up the Williams case from I, the Jury.
      Private investigator Mike Hammer and the beautiful Velda go on vacation to a small beach town on Long Island after wrapping up the Williams case from I, the Jury. Walking along the boardwalk, they witness a brutal beating at the hands of some vicious local cops--and Hammer wades in to defend the victim. When a woman turns up naked--and dead--astride the statue of a horse in the town's park, how she wound up this unlikely Lady Godiva is just one of the mysteries Hammer feels compelled to solve.

  • Title : Magnolia Drive
    Magnolia Drive
    • Author : Alers, Rochelle.
    • Narrator : Nicole Small. (Female)
    • System Number : S13921
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Love is the sweetest way home . . .
      Love is the sweetest way home . . . After a taste of Broadway stardom and a failed marriage, Francine Tanner is rebuilding her life back home on Cavanaugh Island. She's done with acting--and anyone who isn't genuine about real life and true feelings. But the mysterious newcomer who's bought land outside her hometown of Sanctuary Cove is as down-to-earth as he is handsome . . . and he may be her second chance for the real thing. Keaton Grace has had a crush on glamour-girl Francine Tanner for years. He can't believe his luck that she lives in the same small town where he's developing his new film studio. He just has to convince his favorite star to return to the spotlight. Yet the more time they spend together, the more he realizes the smart, funny, sexy woman she is in real life is far better than any role he envisioned. Now what he wants most is to heal her pain--and prove their attraction could be more powerful than anything they ever imagined.

  • Title : Murder in Pigalle
    Murder in Pigalle
    • Author : Black, Cara.
    • Narrator : Meredith Mitchell. (Female)
    • System Number : S13922
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      June, 1998.
      June, 1998. Paris's sticky summer heat is even more oppressive than usual as rowdy French football fans riot in anticipation of the World Cup. Private Investigator Aimee Leduc has been trying to slow down her hectic lifestyle, take on only computer security assignments, and maybe try to learn how to cook (quelle catastrophe!). She's vowed not to let herself get involved in any more dangerous shenanigans--she's five months' pregnant and has the baby's wellbeing to think about now, too. But all of her best intentions to live the quiet life fall away when disaster strikes close to home. A serial rapist has been terrorizing Paris's Pigalle neighborhood, following teenage girls home from junior high school and attacking them in their own houses. It is sad and frightening but has nothing to do with Aimee--until Zazie, the 14-year-old daughter of the proprietor of Aimee's favorite cafe, disappears. The police aren't mobilizing quickly enough and when Zazie's desperate parents approach Aimee for help, she knows she couldn't say no even if she wanted to. In the frantic race against time that ensues, Aimee discovers a terrifying secret neighborhood history that will leave lives in the whole quartier upended.

  • Title : The care and management of lies : a novel of the Great War
    The care and management of lies : a novel of the Great War
    • Author : Winspear, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Nicola Barber. (Female)
    • System Number : S13923
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained--by Thea's passionate embrace of women's suffrage and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea's brother, Tom, who runs the family farm.
      By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained--by Thea's passionate embrace of women's suffrage and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea's brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Kezia and Tom wed just a month before war is declared between Britain and Germany, Thea's gift to Kezia is a book on household management--a veiled criticism of the bride's prosaic life to come. Yet when Tom enlists to fight for his country and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia's responsibility. Each must find a way to endure the ensuing cataclysm and turmoil. As Tom marches to the front lines, and Kezia battles to keep her ordered life from unraveling, they hide their despair in letters and cards filled with stories woven to bring comfort. Even Tom's fellow soldiers in the trenches enter and find solace in the dream world of Kezia's mouth-watering, albeit imaginary, meals. But will well-intended lies and self-deception be of use when they come face to face with the enemy?

  • Title : The good earth : House of Earth, Book 1
    The good earth : House of Earth, Book 1
    • Author : Buck, Pearl S.
    • Narrator : Anthony Heald. (Male)
    • System Number : S13924
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      This tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China.
      This tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as it nurtures him and his family. Nearby, the nobles of the House of Hwang consider themselves above the land and its workers; but they will soon meet their own downfall. Hard times come upon Wang Lung and his family when flood and drought force them to seek work in the city. The working people riot, breaking into the homes of the rich and forcing them to flee. When Wang Lung shows mercy to one noble and is rewarded, he begins to rise in the world, even as the House of Hwang falls.

  • Title : 2012 : [the war for souls]
    2012 : [the war for souls]
    • Author : Strieber, Whitley
    • Narrator : Joe Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : S13925
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      December 21, 2012, may be one of the most watched dates in history.
      December 21, 2012, may be one of the most watched dates in history. Every 26,000 years, earth lines up with the exact center of our galaxy. At 11:11 on December 21, 2012, this event happens again, and the ancient Mayans calculated that it would mark the end not only of this age but also of human consciousness as we know it. What will actually happen? Now Whitley Strieber explores 2012 in a riveting roller-coaster ride of fiction.

  • Title : The Valhalla exchange
    The Valhalla exchange
    • Author : Higgins, Jack.
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : S13926
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      On the 30th of April, 1945, Russian radar reported a light aircraft leaving the vicinity of the Tiergarten in Berlin.
      On the 30th of April, 1945, Russian radar reported a light aircraft leaving the vicinity of the Tiergarten in Berlin. But who was on board, and where was the plane going? Berlin was in ruins as the Russians moved relentlessly towards the concrete bunker where the Nazi administration was falling apart. But one man, Reichsleiter Martin Bormann, Adolf Hitler's secretary and eminence grise had a daring plan to escape. Far away to the southwest, at Schloss Arlberg above the River Inn, five prisoners of war were contemplating their fate. Would they be murdered by their captors or liberated by the Russians? Unbeknown to them Bormann has his own plans. They are about to become part of a mystery that has fascinated the world for over sixty years. What exactly did happen to Bormann and his prisoners?

  • Title : Dancing for the hangman
    Dancing for the hangman
    • Author : Edwards, Martin.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : S13927
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Crime Stories.
    • Summary :
      It is 1910 and Dr Hawley Crippen has been convicted of the murder of his wife Cora.
      It is 1910 and Dr Hawley Crippen has been convicted of the murder of his wife Cora. In his cell at Pentonville Prison, Crippen faces the prospect of the gallows. Laying bare his innermost feelings, he looks back at his austere childhood in Coldwater, Michigan, his tempestuous marriage and life on the run with his lover Ethel Le Neve. Yet as he revisits his life, Crippen entreats us to consider his "confession": I am not a murderer. In Dancing for the Hangman, Martin Edwards reopens the file on one of the most notorious and fascinating cases in criminal history. Edwards blends imaginative insight with detailed and extensive research to bring to life the characters and events of a hundred years ago.

  • Title : The nightmare thief
    The nightmare thief
    • Author : Gardiner, Meg
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen. (Female)
    • System Number : S13928
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Autumn Reiniger expects something special for her twenty-first birthday.
      Autumn Reiniger expects something special for her twenty-first birthday. Her father signs up Autumn and five friends for an ultimate urban reality game. It's a high-priced version of cops and robbers, played with fake guns and fast cars on the streets of San Francisco. Edge Adventures alerts the SPFD ahead of time so the authorities can ignore the squealing tires and desperate cries for help. This is convenient for the gang of real kidnappers zeroing in on their target and a mammoth payday.

  • Title : A wallflower Christmas
    A wallflower Christmas
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Rosalyn Landor. (Female)
    • System Number : S13929
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      It's Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford, the very proper and beautiful daughter of Lady and Lord Blandford.
      It's Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford, the very proper and beautiful daughter of Lady and Lord Blandford. His chiseled good looks and imposing physique are sure to impress the lady and, if it weren't for his shocking American ways and wild reputation, her hand would be guaranteed. Enter the former Wallflowers, to try their hand at matchmaking.

  • Title : A sister's tears
    A sister's tears
    • Author : Hutchinson, Meg.
    • Narrator : Nicolette McKenzie.
    • System Number : S13930
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Emma Lawrence has reason to fear the base cruelty of the man she must call uncle.
      Emma Lawrence has reason to fear the base cruelty of the man she must call uncle. She and her sister Rachel had been taken into the Gilmore household on the death of their parents and have known nothing but unkindness at the hands of Fenton and his wife. And now Rachel is dead, brutally raped and strangled, and Emma must dry her tears and flee if she is to escape the same fate. Emma falls in with two other orphans, and Timothy and Lily become as dear to her as her own departed sister. But Fenton Gilmore does not give up so easily. His evil ambition is to own a brothel and Emma is vital to his perverted plan ...

  • Title : Ghost Story Collection 001
    Ghost Story Collection 001
    • Author : Various
    • Narrator : Various narrators.
    • System Number : S13937
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyond.
      A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyond. If just one story prickles the hair on the back of your neck, or prickles your eyelids with the touch of tears, we will have succeeded. (Summary by Peter Yearsley)

  • Title : Love conquers all
    Love conquers all
    • Author : Benchley, Robert.
    • Narrator : Ted Delorme. (Male)
    • System Number : S13938
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Robert Benchley, 1889-1945, was a writer, humorist and actor of note during the 1920s through the early 1940s.
      Robert Benchley, 1889-1945, was a writer, humorist and actor of note during the 1920s through the early 1940s. Born in Massachusetts, he spent his early literary career in New York City as an editor, critic and columnist for many of the major magazines of the day. Along with George Kaufman, Dorothy Parker and Harpo Marx, he was an original "member" of the Algonquin Round Table. His popularity led him to a side career in radio and film, which took him to California in his later years. Writers as diverse as James Thurber, Woody Allen and Dave Barry have credited Benchley as an influence. Love Conquers All, originally published in 1922 is the second collection (of fifteen) gathering together Benchley's humorous essays and reviews. Some references are dated, of course, but the surreal and mundane targets of Benchley's wit will be familiar to everyone. This volume collects 63 excellent gems from his early professional work, when Benchley's enthusiasm and style were approaching their peak.

  • Title : Assassins of Athens : a Chief Inspector Kaldis novel
    Assassins of Athens : a Chief Inspector Kaldis novel
    • Author : Siger, Jeffrey.
    • Narrator : Stefan Rudnicki. (Male)
    • System Number : S13940
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When the body of a boy from one of Greece's most prominent families turns up in a dumpster in one of Athens' worst neighborhoods, Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis of the Greek Police's Special Crimes Division is certain there's a message in the murder.
      When the body of a boy from one of Greece's most prominent families turns up in a dumpster in one of Athens' worst neighborhoods, Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis of the Greek Police's Special Crimes Division is certain there's a message in the murder. But who sent it, and why? Kaldis' politically incorrect search for answers takes him deep into the sordid, criminal side of Athens and its nightlife and on to the glittering society world of Athens where age-old frictions between new money and old breed jealousy, murder, revenge, revolutionaries, and some very dangerous truths.

  • Title : Love Letters in the Sand : The Love Poems of Khalil Gibram
    Love Letters in the Sand : The Love Poems of Khalil Gibram
    • Author : Gibram, Khalil
    • Narrator : Narrated by Coralie Ellement and Recorded by Kerry Duffy. (Female)
    • System Number : S13942
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 minutes
    • Genre : Poetry.
    • Summary :
      Love Letters in the Sand is a collection of beautiful poems by one of the world's greatest mystics, Khalil Gibran.
      Love Letters in the Sand is a collection of beautiful poems by one of the world's greatest mystics, Khalil Gibran. They evoke that special joy and excitement in the newness of love and the desire it awakens in you. But, as Khalil Gibran follows love's course, from spring to summer to autumn, he is realistic in describing love's often painful and difficult path before it reaches maturity or the sorrows of passing. Love Letters in the Sand, composed of extracts from some of Gibran's most famous works, including The Prophet, conveys the eternal power and magic of love; it will arouse in you a new sense of love's meaning. Optimistic and wise, these love poems convey a mystical certainty of the arrival of love, while dramatizing the search for a soul mate that takes place in daily life, the imagination, and dreams. Inviting reflection on the meaning of love and eloquently rendering the chain of moments that the experience of love leads us through, this famous inspirational poet channels the same proverbial simplicity and lyrical beauty that made his poem "The Prophet" instantly and internationally loved.

  • Title : One perfect family : Ellindale saga, Book 4
    One perfect family : Ellindale saga, Book 4
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna.
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : S13943
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lancashire, 1934.
      Lancashire, 1934. When Tam Crawford is unexpectedly bequeathed some money, he can finally realise his dream of settling down in the beautiful village of Ellindale. Tam knows he can be impulsive but this time he is determined not to be ruled by his big heart and hot head. Yet somehow, within just one day, he has taken on a fiancee and two children to keep them out of the poorhouse. Meanwhile local benefactor Finn Carlisle's attempts to help the unemployed are being sabotaged by an unscrupulous local councillor, and Tam's cousin-by-marriage Hilda Kerkham has been widowed and is struggling even to feed her son. Will the people of Ellindale be able to help one another in these hard times?

  • Title : Second star to the right
    Second star to the right
    • Author : Monroe, Mary Alice.
    • Narrator : Mary Alice Monroe. (Female)
    • System Number : S13944
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      As a single mother of two, Faye O'Neill has no time for fairy tales.
      As a single mother of two, Faye O'Neill has no time for fairy tales. She's not even certain she believes in luck. Practical, smart, and desperate to escape a shadowy past, Faye takes a job at a top advertising firm in London where she hopes she and her children can find a fresh start. When she finds the beautiful two-story flat for rent in a stately old Victorian complete with a neglected but tumbling English garden, she can scarcely believe her good fortune. But it isn't long before Faye realizes not everything in the old home may be as peaceful as it seems. A strange light begins to appear in her children's rooms at night, and then there's the reclusive elderly tenant, Crazy Wendy, her landlady warned her to steer clear of, the woman who spends her evenings spying on Faye's children from her garret-room window. The woman who believes she is Peter Pan's Wendy. To make matters worse, Faye, who has sworn off men, discovers her downstairs neighbor Jack is a disturbingly handsome professor with a talent for charming women and children alike. Before she knows it, Faye has embarked upon a whole new adventure into a world where anything might be possible, where broken hearts can be healed by a kiss, and where Neverland may not be a place of fables but a forgotten land one can still find if they are only brave enough to follow the second star to the right.

  • Title : The caregiver : Families of honor, book 1
    The caregiver : Families of honor, book 1
    • Author : Gray, Shelley Shepard.
    • Narrator : Heather Henderson. (Female)
    • System Number : S13945
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When her cousin Mattie is diagnosed with breast cancer, Lucy Troyer, who always liked her cousin and is still mending a broken heart, takes the train to Middlefield, Ohio.
      When her cousin Mattie is diagnosed with breast cancer, Lucy Troyer, who always liked her cousin and is still mending a broken heart, takes the train to Middlefield, Ohio. Also onboard is Middlefield's own Calvin Weaver. When the train breaks down in Cleveland, Calvin and Lucy discover they are the only two Amish around and form a deep bond. However, when they get to Middlefield, they go their separate ways, but both are unable to forget the time they spent together.

  • Title : Promises, promises
    Promises, promises
    • Author : James, Erica.
    • Narrator : Charlotte Strevens. (Female)
    • System Number : S13946
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Dreaming of a life ripped from the pages of a romance novel, Maggie Storm determines to be more assertive.
      Dreaming of a life ripped from the pages of a romance novel, Maggie Storm determines to be more assertive. Recovering from seven wasted years, Ella Moore says she'll never again let her heart have rule over her head. And serial philanderer Ethan Edward vows to stop his womanizing ways.

  • Title : Horizon : the sharing knife, book 4
    Horizon : the sharing knife, book 4
    • Author : Bujold, Lois McMaster
    • Narrator : Bernadette Dunne. (Female)
    • System Number : S13948
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a world where malices, remnants of ancient magic, can erupt with life-destroying power, only soldier-sorcerer Lakewalkers have mastered the ability to kill them.
      In a world where malices, remnants of ancient magic, can erupt with life-destroying power, only soldier-sorcerer Lakewalkers have mastered the ability to kill them. But Lakewalkers keep their uncanny secrets and themselves from the farmers they protect. So when patroller Dag rescued farm girl Fawn, neither expected to fall in love, marry, and defy both their kin to seek new solutions to the split between their peoples. As Dag's powers have grown, so has his frustration with the Lakewalkers' rigid mores. Fawn and Dag see that their world is changing and that the traditional Lakewalker practices cannot hold the malices at bay forever. Yet for all the customs that the couple have challenged, they will soon be confronted with their worst crisis yet. When the old traditions fail, can their untried new ways stand against their world's deadliest foe?

  • Title : Snuff
    Snuff
    • Author : Pratchett, Terry
    • Narrator : Tony Robinson. (Male)
    • System Number : S13949
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      According to the writer of the best-selling crime novel ever to have been published in the city of Ankh-Morpork, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse.
      According to the writer of the best-selling crime novel ever to have been published in the city of Ankh-Morpork, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse. And Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch is on holiday in the pleasant and innocent countryside, but not for him a mere body in the wardrobe. There are many, many bodies and an ancient crime more terrible than murder. He is out of his jurisdiction, out of his depth, out of bacon sandwiches, and occasionally snookered and out of his mind, but never out of guile. Where there is a crime there must be a finding, there must be a chase and there must be a punishment. They say that in the end all sins are forgiven. But not quite all... (Abridged version.)

  • Title : Dead man's chest
    Dead man's chest
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry
    • Narrator : Stephanie Daniel. (Female)
    • System Number : S13953
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Travelling at high speed in her beloved Hispano-Suiza accompanied by her maid and trusted companion Dot, her two adoptive daughters Jane and Ruth and their dog Molly, The Hon Miss Phryne Fisher is off to Queenscliff.
      Travelling at high speed in her beloved Hispano-Suiza accompanied by her maid and trusted companion Dot, her two adoptive daughters Jane and Ruth and their dog Molly, The Hon Miss Phryne Fisher is off to Queenscliff. She'd promised everyone a nice holiday by the sea with absolutely no murders, but when they arrive at their rented accommodation that doesn't seem likely at all. An empty house, a gang of teenage louts, a fisherboy saved, and the mystery of a missing butler and his wife seem to lead inexorably towards a hunt for buried treasure by the sea. But what information might the curious Surrealists be able to contribute? Phryne knows to what depths people will sink for greed but with a glass of champagne in one hand and a pearl-handled Beretta in the other, no-one is getting past her.

  • Title : Heads you win
    Heads you win
    • Author : Archer, Jeffrey
    • Narrator : Richard Armitage. (Male)
    • System Number : S13955
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Leningrad, Russia, 1968.
      Leningrad, Russia, 1968. Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his mother will have to escape from Russia if they hope to survive. At the docks, they are confronted with an irreversible choice: should they board a container ship bound for America, or Great Britain? Alexander leaves that choice to the toss of a coin . . .In a single moment, a double twist decides Alexanders future. During an epic tale of fate and fortune, spanning two continents and thirty years, we follow his triumphs and defeats as he struggles as an immigrant to conquer his new world. As this unique story unfolds, Alexander comes to realize where his destiny lies, and accepts that he must face the past he left behind in Russia.

  • Title : The lying lover : or, The ladies' friendship
    The lying lover : or, The ladies' friendship
    • Author : Steele, Richard, Sir.
    • Narrator : Various narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13957
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      The Lying Lover: or the Ladies' Friendship, a Comedy, was acted at Drury Lane Theatre on December 2, 1703, and ran for six nights.
      The Lying Lover: or the Ladies' Friendship, a Comedy, was acted at Drury Lane Theatre on December 2, 1703, and ran for six nights. The plot was taken from Le Menteur, by Corneille, who had borrowed from Ruiz de Alarcon's Verdad Sospechosa. Steele is, of course, solely responsible for the scenes in Newgate towards the end of the piece. Samuel Foote afterwards made much use of Steele's play in his Liar.

  • Title : Paths of glory
    Paths of glory
    • Author : Archer, Jeffrey.
    • Narrator : Roger Allam. (Male)
    • System Number : S13958
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt.
      This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt. Everest.

  • Title : The Cotton Lass and other stories
    The Cotton Lass and other stories
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna.
    • Narrator : Lucy Brownhill & Melle Stewart. (Female)
    • System Number : S13960
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      This collection of stand-alone short stories is a treat for new readers and dedicated fans alike.
      This collection of stand-alone short stories is a treat for new readers and dedicated fans alike. In each of these seventeen stories, an ordinary person takes on an extraordinary journey to a new life, discovering facets and strengths they never knew they possessed. Across a variety of time periods and settings, these stories capture Anna Jacobs' unique style and showcase her mastery of emotional tales. The collection includes: 'The Cotton Lass': Widow Sarah is struggling to make ends meet as England suffers from the cotton famine brought on by war in the United States. Will the opportunity to move to Australia provide a new life for her?

  • Title : The red inn
    The red inn
    • Author : Balzac, Honoré de.
    • Narrator : Peter Strahm. (Male)
    • System Number : S13962
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Staying at the red inn, two army surgeons get caught up in a murder, intrigue and execution. (Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.
      Staying at the red inn, two army surgeons get caught up in a murder, intrigue and execution. (Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. French title: L'Auberge rouge.)

  • Title : The immortality curse : Matt Kearns, book 3
    The immortality curse : Matt Kearns, book 3
    • Author : Beck, Greig.
    • Narrator : Sean Mangan. (Male)
    • System Number : S13964
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      What would you give for eternal life?
      What would you give for eternal life? An impossibly old man, a family gruesomely murdered and a woman whose collection of mythological artefacts defies belief: Professor Matt Kearns knows they are connected. These ancient clues bring Matt out of his self-imposed solitude to seek the fabled Fountain of Youth. This brings on a perilous odyssey across deserts, oceans and into the heart of a mountain, Matt must overcome horrifying adversaries, creatures of legend, and also unravel a 5000-year-old mystery that will tear at his very sanity. In a hidden place, Matt finds that some gifts have a terrible price, and some are not gifts at all, but curses that can last for an eternity.

  • Title : Where death delights : a forensic mystery of the nineteen-fifties
    Where death delights : a forensic mystery of the nineteen-fifties
    • Author : Knight, Bernard.
    • Narrator : Jonathan Keeble. (Male)
    • System Number : S13965
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Forensic pathologist Richard Pryor uses his 'golden handshake' to set up in private practice with scientist Angela Bray.
      Forensic pathologist Richard Pryor uses his 'golden handshake' to set up in private practice with scientist Angela Bray. A friendly coroner gives them a start, and when two women both claim that human remains found near a reservoir are their relatives, the dilemma is given to them to investigate.

  • Title : Cry of the hunter
    Cry of the hunter
    • Author : Higgins, Jack
    • Narrator : Michael Page (Male)
    • System Number : S13966
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure Stories.
    • Summary :
      Former IRA operative Martin Fallon has survived prison, the bottle, and a police pursuit that sent him running the length and breadth of Ireland - As Fallon turns forty years old, the IRA needs his help again, this time to break Patrick Rogan, the leader of IRA Ulster, out of prison before he is executed - But not all is as it seems.
      Former IRA operative Martin Fallon has survived prison, the bottle, and a police pursuit that sent him running the length and breadth of Ireland - As Fallon turns forty years old, the IRA needs his help again, this time to break Patrick Rogan, the leader of IRA Ulster, out of prison before he is executed - But not all is as it seems. When a newly freed Rogan commits murder in the name of a ruthless IRA sect, Fallon's rescue mission will become a deadly clash between those who wish to save Ireland, and those who seek to destroy it.

  • Title : The lost daughter : a novel
    The lost daughter : a novel
    • Author : Ferriss, Lucy.
    • Narrator : Cassandra Campbell. (Female)
    • System Number : S13967
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Brooke O'Connor - elegant, self-possessed, and kind - has a happy marriage and a deeply loved young daughter.
      Brooke O'Connor - elegant, self-possessed, and kind - has a happy marriage and a deeply loved young daughter. So her adamant refusal to have a second child confounds her husband, Sean. When Brooke's high school boyfriend, Alex - now divorced and mourning the death of his young son - unexpectedly resurfaces, Sean begins to suspect an affair. For fifteen years Brooke has kept a shameful secret from everyone she loves. Only Alex knows the truth that drove them apart. His reappearance now threatens the life she has so carefully constructed and fortified by denial. With her marriage - and her emotional equilibrium - at stake, Brooke must confront what she has been unwilling to face for so long. But the truth is not what Brooke believes it to be.

  • Title : A dark and twisted tide : Lacey Flint, book 4
    A dark and twisted tide : Lacey Flint, book 4
    • Author : Bolton, Sharon.
    • Narrator : Lisa Coleman. (Female)
    • System Number : S13968
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Former detective Lacey Flint quit the force for a safer, quieter life.
      Former detective Lacey Flint quit the force for a safer, quieter life. Or that's what she thought. Now living alone on her houseboat, she is trying to get over the man she loves, undercover detective Mark Joesbury. But Mark is missing in action and impossible to forget. And danger won't leave Lacey alone. When she finds a body floating in the river near her home, wrapped in burial cloths, she can't resist asking questions. Who is this woman, and why was she hidden in the fast-flowing depths? And who has been delivering unwanted gifts to Lacey? Someone is watching Lacey Flint closely. Someone who knows exactly what makes her tick...

  • Title : A perfect evil : Maggie O'Dell, book 1
    A perfect evil : Maggie O'Dell, book 1
    • Author : Kava, Alex.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S13969
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The brutal murders of three young boys paralyze the citizens of Platte City, Nebraska.
      The brutal murders of three young boys paralyze the citizens of Platte City, Nebraska. What's worse is the grim realization that the man recently executed for the crimes was a copycat. When Sheriff Nick Morrelli is called to the scene of another grisly murder, it becomes clear that the real predator is still at large, waiting to kill again. Morrelli understands the urgency of the case terrorizing his community, but it's the experienced eye of FBI criminal profiler Maggie O Dell that pinpoints the true nature of the evil behind the killings... a revelation made all the more horrific when Morrelli's own nephew goes missing. Maggie understands something else: the killer is enjoying himself, relishing his ability to stay one step ahead of her, making this case more personal by the hour. Because out there, watching, is a killer with a heart of pure and perfect evil.

  • Title : Katharine, the virgin widow : Katharine of Aragon, book 1
    Katharine, the virgin widow : Katharine of Aragon, book 1
    • Author : Plaidy, Jean.
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : S13970
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In the eyes of the world, Katharine of Aragon was a precious object to be disposed of for the glory of Spain.
      In the eyes of the world, Katharine of Aragon was a precious object to be disposed of for the glory of Spain. Her parents, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand, send her to England to become the bride of Arthur, Prince of Wales. But soon her frail husband was dead, and a fateful question loomed: Was the marriage consummated, or was the young widow still a virgin? On that delicate point hinged Katharine's-and England's-future. Meanwhile, waiting in the wings was her willful, handsome brother-in-law, bold Prince Henry, who alone had the power to restore Katharine's lost position.

  • Title : Meeting evil
    Meeting evil
    • Author : Berger, Thomas.
    • Narrator : Bronson Pinchot. (Male)
    • System Number : S13971
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      John Felton meets evil late one Monday morning when the doorbell rings.
      John Felton meets evil late one Monday morning when the doorbell rings. Standing on the front porch is a stranger. He wears expensive running shoes and a baseball cap and calls himself Richie. He tells John his car has stalled and asks for help. An altercation at the gas station leads to a shocking crime as violence begets violence. At the end of this harrowing day, John returns home to find Richie ensconced in his living room, chatting up his wife. The evil has somehow seeped into his life. Thus begins the transformation of an unremarkable husband and father of two into a desperate man willing to go to any length to protect his family from the darkness that threatens them.

  • Title : To play the fox
    To play the fox
    • Author : Barnard, Frank.
    • Narrator : Graham Padden. (Male)
    • System Number : S13973
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      In the African skies they battled to outwit Rommel's desert army.
      In the African skies they battled to outwit Rommel's desert army. North Africa, 23 October 1942. The eve of the battle of El Alamein. Two RAF fighter pilots will play their part: the Englishman Kit Curtis in an unarmed photo-reconnaissance Spitfire, and Ossie Wolf, American volunteer, seconded to fly with a unit of Palestinian Jews behind enemy lines, posing as Panzer troops. Since they flew together during the Siege of Malta, the two men have taken different paths, but Alamein unites them in a desperate struggle as Curtis, downed by a Luftwaffe ace, finds Wolf on a mission that could change the course of the war, and together they encounter Rommel, the Desert Fox.

  • Title : Scrublands : a novel
    Scrublands : a novel
    • Author : Hammer, Chris.
    • Narrator : Rupert Degas. (Male)
    • System Number : S13978
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Set in a fictional Australian Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought.
      Set in a fictional Australian Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought. In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself. A year later, troubled journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on the anniversary of the tragedy. But the stories he hears from the locals about the priest and incidents leading up to the shooting don't fit with the accepted version of events his own newspaper reported in an award-winning investigation. Martin can't ignore his doubts, nor the urgings of some locals to unearth the real reason behind the priest's deadly rampage. Just as Martin believes he is making headway, a shocking new development rocks the town, which becomes the biggest story in Australia. The media descends on Riversend and Martin is now the one in the spotlight. His reasons for investigating the shooting have suddenly become very personal. Wrestling with his own demons, Martin finds himself risking everything to discover a truth that becomes darker and more complex with every twist. But there are powerful forces determined to stop him, and he has no idea how far they will go to make sure the town's secrets stay buried.

  • Title : Bloody passage
    Bloody passage
    • Author : Higgins, Jack.
    • Narrator : Christopher Lane.
    • System Number : S13981
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      The life of American intelligence officer Oliver Grant flips upside down when the Mafia kidnaps his sister.
      The life of American intelligence officer Oliver Grant flips upside down when the Mafia kidnaps his sister. Now, Grant must complete a dangerous assignment for a mob boss to get his beloved sibling back. (Originally published under the pseudonym James Graham.)

  • Title : Bonnie : Eve Duncan, book 14
    Bonnie : Eve Duncan, book 14
    • Author : Johansen, Iris.
    • Narrator : Jennifer Van Dyck.
    • System Number : S13982
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When Eve Duncan gave birth to her daughter, she experienced a love she never knew existed.
      When Eve Duncan gave birth to her daughter, she experienced a love she never knew existed. Nothing would stand in the way of giving Bonnie a wonderful life, until the unthinkable happened and the seven-year-old vanished into thin air. Eve found herself in the throes of a nightmare from which there was no escape. But a new Eve emerged: a woman who would use her remarkable talent as a forensic sculptor to help others find closure in the face of tragedy. Now, with the help of her beloved Joe Quinn and CIA Agent Catherine Ling, Eve has come closer than ever to the truth. But the deeper she digs, the more she realizes that Bonnie's father is a key player in solving this monstrous puzzle. And that Bonnie's disappearance was not as random as everyone had always believed.

  • Title : Lamb : a novel
    Lamb : a novel
    • Author : Nadzam, Bonnie.
    • Narrator : Tavia Gilbert. (Female)
    • System Number : S13983
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Lamb traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle-aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father.
      Lamb traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle-aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy and emptiness and even comes to believe that his devotion to Tommie is in her best interest. But when he decides to abduct a willing Tommie for a road trip from Chicago to the Rockies, planning to initiate her to the beauty of the mountain wilderness, they are both shaken in ways neither of them expects. Lamb is a masterful exploration of the dynamics of love and dependency that challenges the boundaries between adolescence and adulthood, confronts preconceived notions about conventional morality, and exposes mankind's eroded relationship with nature. (Winner of the 2011 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize.)

  • Title : Malcolm Sage, detective
    Malcolm Sage, detective
    • Author : Jenkins, Herbert George.
    • Narrator : Anna Simon. (Female)
    • System Number : S13984
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Malcolm Sage had been a hot shot intelligence agent for Britain's Division Z during the Great War, but when the fighting ceased, his thirst for action and adventure didn't.
      Malcolm Sage had been a hot shot intelligence agent for Britain's Division Z during the Great War, but when the fighting ceased, his thirst for action and adventure didn't. Fortunately, his old chief from division Z helped him set up the Malcolm Sage Detective Bureau, and much merry mayhem and more than a few ripping good yarns ensued.

  • Title : Merciless
    Merciless
    • Author : Palmer, Diana.
    • Narrator : Phil Gigante. (Male)
    • System Number : S13985
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Tall, dark and eligible?
      Tall, dark and eligible? That's all that matters to the women of Jacobsville when it comes to handsome and aloof FBI agent Jon Blackhawk. But if it were up to him, he would never settle down. Luckily, Jon has the best gatekeeper: his efficient and reliable assistant, Joceline Perry. Without her help, he'd be at the mercy of husband hunters - but the more he comes to rely on her, the more he notices how invaluable she really is.... While Joceline can't deny that her boss is attractive, as a single mother with responsibilities she's determined to be professional. But when Jon is accosted by a criminal seeking revenge, she comes to his aid - fueling the spark that is growing between them. As the attempts on Jon's life increase, Joceline stands by his side. But when the smoke clears, will the man who avoided love realize that all he ever needed was right there all along?

  • Title : The adjustment bureau [The adjustment team]
    The adjustment bureau [The adjustment team]
    • Author : Dick, Philip K.
    • Narrator : Phil Gigante. (Male)
    • System Number : S13987
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 58 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Adjustment Bureau is a major motion picture based on Philip K.
      The Adjustment Bureau is a major motion picture based on Philip K. Dick's classic paranoid story, The Adjustment Team. This is the short story, The Adjustment Team, which asks the question, Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? Ed Fletcher is a real estate agent with a normal life, until one day he leaves the house for work a few minutes later than he should have. He arrives at a terrifying, grey, ash world. Ed rushes home and tells his wife, Ruth, who goes back to the office with him. When they return, everything is normal. But he soon realizes people and objects have subtly changed. Panic-stricken, he runs to a public phone to warn the police, only to have the phone booth ascend heavenward with Fletcher inside.

  • Title : The thousand faces of night
    The thousand faces of night
    • Author : Higgins, Jack.
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : S13988
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Hugh Marlowe fought for his country before ending up on the wrong side of the law.
      Hugh Marlowe fought for his country before ending up on the wrong side of the law. After five hard years inside, he was ready to fight anyone who stood in the way of what was his. Rough justice was still the only thing he understood. Until a beautiful, vulnerable woman started asking for his help. A world away from London gangland, Marlowe was ready to try a new life. But like the night, his devil was waiting. Not one of his faces the same.

  • Title : A beautiful truth
    A beautiful truth
    • Author : McAdam, Colin.
    • Narrator : Joe Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : S13989
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Walt and Judy's happiness has been blighted by their childlessness; although their marriage seems blissful, Judy feels increasingly empty and Walt longs to make her happy again.
      Walt and Judy's happiness has been blighted by their childlessness; although their marriage seems blissful, Judy feels increasingly empty and Walt longs to make her happy again. So one day he brings home Looee - a baby chimpanzee. Looee, exuberant and demanding, immediately fills up the gap in Walt and Judy's life, and they come to love him as their own son. Like any child, Looee is affectionate and quick to learn, generous and engaging. But he is also a deeply unpredictable animal, and one night their unique family life is changed forever.

  • Title : The wild child
    The wild child
    • Author : Baker, Anne.
    • Narrator : Judith Boyd. (Female)
    • System Number : S13990
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      1961, Liverpool.
      1961, Liverpool. Flora Wilcox's fatherless daughters couldn't be more different - Hilary is serious, hardworking and bespectacled, while Isobel is an attractive blonde who seeks fun and excitement. When Isobel's boyfriend drops her to take up with Hilary, a rift develops between the girls, and even their mother can't build bridges. While Hilary settles into wedded bliss and motherhood, Isobel escapes to London and a passionate affair with a much older married man. As Isobel worries whether her secrets will find her out, Hilary's twin sons are struggling with dyslexia. Can the sisters support each other when they need it most?

  • Title : Fatal threat : Fatal, book 11
    Fatal threat : Fatal, book 11
    • Author : Force, Marie.
    • Narrator : Eva Kaminsky. (Female)
    • System Number : S13991
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      With a killer on the loose, it's the worst time to be on lockdown ...
      With a killer on the loose, it's the worst time to be on lockdown ... It's just another day at the office for Washington Metro Police lieutenant Sam Holland when a body surfaces off the shores of the Anacostia River. But before Sam can sink her teeth into the new case, Secret Service agents seize her from the crime scene. A threat has been made against her family, but nobody will tell her anything--including the whereabouts of her husband, Vice President Nick Cappuano. This isn't the first time the couple's lives have been at risk, but when a bombshell from Sam's past returns to haunt her, she can't help but wonder if there's a connection. With a ruthless killer out for vengeance, and Nick struggling to maintain his reputation after secrets from his own past are revealed, Sam works to tie the threat to a murder that can't possibly be a coincidence. And she has to get it done before her husband's career is irrevocably damaged...

  • Title : 3 science fiction stories by Frank Herbert
    3 science fiction stories by Frank Herbert
    • Author : Herbert, Frank.
    • Narrator : Phil Chenevert. (Male)
    • System Number : S13992
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      As the title indicates, here are three science fiction stories by Frank Herbert: Missing Link, originally published in Astounding SF, 1959; Operation Haystack, also published in Astounding SF, 1959; and Old Rambling House, published in Galaxy SF, 1958.
      As the title indicates, here are three science fiction stories by Frank Herbert: Missing Link, originally published in Astounding SF, 1959; Operation Haystack, also published in Astounding SF, 1959; and Old Rambling House, published in Galaxy SF, 1958.

  • Title : An unsuitable match
    An unsuitable match
    • Author : Trollope, Joanna.
    • Narrator : Samantha Bond. (Female)
    • System Number : S13993
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rose Woodrowe is getting married to Tyler Masson, a wonderful, sensitive man who is head over heels in love with her.
      Rose Woodrowe is getting married to Tyler Masson, a wonderful, sensitive man who is head over heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn't the first time for either of them, and their five grown-up children have strong opinions on the matter. Who to listen to? Who to please? Rose and Tyler are determined to get it right this time, but in trying to make everyone happy, can they ever be happy themselves?

  • Title : Angels of vengeance : Without warning, book 3
    Angels of vengeance : Without warning, book 3
    • Author : Birmingham, John.
    • Narrator : Tom Weiner.
    • System Number : S13994
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When an inexplicable wave of energy slammed into North America, millions died.
      When an inexplicable wave of energy slammed into North America, millions died. In the rest of the world, wars erupted, borders vanished, and the powerful lost their grip on power. Against this backdrop, with a conflicted U.S. president struggling to make momentous decisions in Seattle and a madman fomenting rebellion in Texas, three women are fighting their own battles, for survival, justice, and revenge. Special agent Caitlin Monroe moves stealthily through a South American jungle. Her target: a former French official now held prisoner by a ruthless despot. To free the prisoner, Caitlin will kill anyone who gets in her way. And then she will get the truth about how a master terrorist escaped a secret detention center in French Guadeloupe to strike a fatal blow in New York City. Sofia Peiraro is a teenage girl who witnessed firsthand the murder and mayhem of Texas under the rule of General Mad Jack Blackstone. Sofia might have tried to build a life with her father in the struggling remnants of Kansas City, if a vicious murder hadn't set her on another course altogether: back to Texas, even to Blackstone himself. Julianne Balwyn is a British-born aristocrat turned smuggler. Shopping in the most fashionable neighborhood of Darwin, Australia, now a fantastic neo-urban frontier, Jules has a pistol holstered in the small of her lovely back. She is playing the most dangerous game of all: waiting for the person who is hunting her to show his face, so she can kill him first. Three women in three corners of a world plunged into electrifying chaos. Nation-states struggling for their survival. Immigrants struggling for new lives.

  • Title : French silk
    French silk
    • Author : Brown, Sandra.
    • Narrator : Renee Raudman.
    • System Number : S13995
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Like the city of New Orleans itself, Claire Laurent is a vibrant beauty laced with a mysterious elusiveness.
      Like the city of New Orleans itself, Claire Laurent is a vibrant beauty laced with a mysterious elusiveness. The founder of French Silk, a fabulous lingerie company, she has fought hard to make it a worldwide success. Then a TV evangelist attacks French Silk's erotic sleepwear as sinful. And when he is killed, Claire becomes the prime suspect. District Attorney Robert Cassidy knows Claire is damning herself with lie after lie about the murder, even as he feels her drawing him into her world and her very soul. But neither Cassidy nor her protests of innocence can save Claire unless she reveals a shocking truth, one she has sworn to take to the grave.

  • Title : The devil's alternative
    The devil's alternative
    • Author : Forsyth, Frederick.
    • Narrator : David Rintoul.
    • System Number : S13999
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      "Whichever option I choose, men are going to die ..." This is the devil's alternative.
      "Whichever option I choose, men are going to die ..." This is the devil's alternative. An appalling choice, it must be congronted by the President of the United States and other statesmen thoughout the world. This gripping story takes the reader from Moscow to London, from Rotterdam to Washington, as the world's biggest oil tanker takes threatens to pollute the North Sea.

  • Title : The crucifixion of Philip Strong
    The crucifixion of Philip Strong
    • Author : Sheldon, Charles Monroe.
    • Narrator : David Gore. (Male)
    • System Number : S14000
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Having simultaneously received letters of call from two different churches, Philip Strong must choose, balancing head, heart, and God's calling.
      Having simultaneously received letters of call from two different churches, Philip Strong must choose, balancing head, heart, and God's calling.

  • Title : End game : Will Robie, book 5
    End game : Will Robie, book 5
    • Author : Baldacci, David.
    • Narrator : Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14001
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Will Robie returns home from a mission overseas to discover that his boss--code named Blue Man--has vanished.
      Will Robie returns home from a mission overseas to discover that his boss--code named Blue Man--has vanished. His last known location was in remote Colorado, and there have been no other sightings or communications since. But there is violence brewing in this small town, and Robie and his sometime partner Jessica Reel will be lucky if they make it out alive--with or without Blue Man.

  • Title : Flirting with disaster
    Flirting with disaster
    • Author : Woods, Sherryl.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S14002
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Opposites attract, but they don't last.
      Opposites attract, but they don't last. At least that's what improper Southern belle Maggie Forsythe thinks after being unceremoniously dumped two weeks before getting hitched to a man even her mother approves of. Maggie has never given two figs what anyone thinks, so why is she hiding away from her South Carolina Low Country home?

  • Title : The fix : Amos Decker, book 3
    The fix : Amos Decker, book 3
    • Author : Baldacci, David.
    • Narrator : Orlagh Cassidy and Kyf Brewer. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14003
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Amos Decker, David Baldacci's unique special agent, who suffered a head injury that resulted in giving him the gift of a remarkable memory together with a condition called synaesthesia, takes on another case in The Fix.
      Amos Decker, David Baldacci's unique special agent, who suffered a head injury that resulted in giving him the gift of a remarkable memory together with a condition called synaesthesia, takes on another case in The Fix. Walter Dabney is a family man. The father of four grown daughters and a loving husband, he's built a life many would be proud of. But then the unthinkable happens. Standing outside the FBI Headquarters in Washington DC, Dabney shoots school teacher Anne Berkshire in cold blood before turning the gun on himself. One of the many witnesses is Amos Decker; a man who forgets nothing and sees what most miss. Baffled by what appears to be a seemingly senseless and random killing, Decker is thrust into the investigation to determine what drove this family man to pull the trigger. As part of an FBI special task force, Decker and the team delve into the lives of Dabney and Berkshire to find a connection that doesn't seem to exist. What they do find are secrets that stretch back a lifetime, and reveal a current plot of impending destruction that will send the world reeling and place Decker and his team squarely in the crosshairs.

  • Title : The only victor : Richard Bolitho, book 20
    The only victor : Richard Bolitho, book 20
    • Author : Kent, Alexander.
    • Narrator : Michael Jayston. (Male)
    • System Number : S14004
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Sea stories, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      February 1806: Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho carries the news of Trafalgar to southern Africa, where he is to aid British ground forces in any way he can to retake Cape Town from the Dutch.
      February 1806: Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho carries the news of Trafalgar to southern Africa, where he is to aid British ground forces in any way he can to retake Cape Town from the Dutch. Impatient to be home, Bolitho decides yet again that the boldest measures are best, and proves to the army that brave men do not die in vain.

  • Title : Behind you!
    Behind you!
    • Author : Regan, Linda.
    • Narrator : Christopher Oxford. (Male)
    • System Number : S14006
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Christmas: a time of peace and goodwill.
      Christmas: a time of peace and goodwill. Oh no it isn't, thinks Detective Paul Banham, called out to a suspicious death at the local theatre, right in the middle of the pantomime. Was it an accident - or murder? On the other side of the curtain Banham and his squad find rivalries, grudges and illicit liaisons begin to surface. A second death leaves Banham in no doubt that theres a murderer on the loose - but the panto is sold out and show must go on.

  • Title : Eclipse : The Twilight Saga, Book 3
    Eclipse : The Twilight Saga, Book 3
    • Author : Meyer, Stephenie
    • Narrator : Ilyana Kadushin, Matt Walters. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14008
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Supernatural fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      Bella must choose between her friendship with Jacob and her relationship with Edward, both vampires, but when Seattle is ravaged by a mysterious string of killings, the three of them need to decide whether their personal lives are more important than the well-being of an entire city.
      Bella must choose between her friendship with Jacob and her relationship with Edward, both vampires, but when Seattle is ravaged by a mysterious string of killings, the three of them need to decide whether their personal lives are more important than the well-being of an entire city.

  • 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.

  • Title : Forever to remain : Great South Land saga, Book 1
    Forever to remain : Great South Land saga, Book 1
    • Author : Timms, E. V. (Edward Vivian).
    • Narrator : Moray Powell. (Male)
    • System Number : VA13505
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 17 minutes 48 seconds
    • Genre : Australian fiction. Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      First novel in Timms' saga of Australian pioneering life.
      First novel in Timms' saga of Australian pioneering life. High adventure and romance are the key-notes of this story of a fateful journey to Western Australia's Swan River settlement, in 1831.

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.

  • Title : Queen Kat, Carmel and St. Jude get a life
    Queen Kat, Carmel and St. Jude get a life
    • Author : McCarthy, Maureen
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd. (Female)
    • System Number : S13413
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Three very different girls from the same country town share an inner-city house during their first year out of school.'Sometimes your life changes and you don't know why.
      Three very different girls from the same country town share an inner-city house during their first year out of school.'Sometimes your life changes and you don't know why. A kind of shift happens. I remember thinking, well, that's over: eighteen years, three months and fifteen days. From now on it will be different.'Carmel, Jude and Katerina come from the same country town, but they couldn't be more different. Carmel is a talented musician, but awkward and painfully shy. Jude is a passionate idealist still coming to terms with the death of her revolutionary father. And Katerina, well, let's just say she's not called Queen Kat for nothing. So when they all move into the same inner-city house in their first university year, sparks are ready to fly.But this year is a time to re-invent themselves, a time to square up to the world. Time to get a life.Queen Kat, Carmel and St Jude Get a Life is about friendship, families, betrayal and love, and a tumultuous year in the lives of three unforgettable young women.

  • Title : Crossing over : Soulvine Moor Chronicles, Book 1
    Crossing over : Soulvine Moor Chronicles, Book 1
    • Author : Kendall, Anna.
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : S13859
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Whether it's a curse, or a blessing, or an ability, the fact remains that whenever Roger is injured or in enough pain he crosses over to the land of the dead.
      Whether it's a curse, or a blessing, or an ability, the fact remains that whenever Roger is injured or in enough pain he crosses over to the land of the dead. Once there, there are rules. Only the newly dead will talk, for example, and nothing will raise the longer dead from their tranquility. There are rules in the land of the living as well, rules which would have Roger hanged for witchcraft if he was ever caught. But refusing to cross over isn't an option. His uncle depends on Roger to hide under the table in their fairground act, listen to the recently bereaved asking questions of their dear departed, and then cross over to find the answers. It's a hard way of life, made all the harder as his uncle's fists usually provide the trigger for Roger to cross over. It's not the only way of life, though, and when Roger sees a chance to escape he fights for it -- little knowing that love, loss, shocking revelations and, ultimately, war lie ahead of him.

  • Title : Troubletwisters : Troubletwisters, Book 1
    Troubletwisters : Troubletwisters, Book 1
    • Author : Nix, Garth.
    • Narrator : Miriam Margolyes. (Female)
    • System Number : S13899
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Evil has been trying to break into our dimension and dominate the earth for centuries.
      The Evil has been trying to break into our dimension and dominate the earth for centuries. Unbeknownst to most of us, there are Wardens all over the globe, who protect humanity from the Evil that asserts itself at the Portals, which are the only places through which the Evil may pass into our world. Jaide and Jack Shield don't know that the world is under attack. They don't know that their dad and their Gramma X, who they move in with, are Wardens, or that they themselves are troubletwisters, young Wardens just coming into their powers. But soon they will find out and the responsibility of saving the world will be on their shoulders.

  • Title : The summer I turned pretty
    The summer I turned pretty
    • Author : Han, Jenny.
    • Narrator : Jessica Almasy. (Female)
    • System Number : S13947
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Belly measures her life in summers.
      Belly measures her life in summers. Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August. Winters are simply a time to count the weeks until the next summer. But one summer, one terrible and wonderful summer, the more everything changes, the more it all ends up just the way it should have been all along...

  • Title : Rose between two thorns : Timepiece, book 4
    Rose between two thorns : Timepiece, book 4
    • Author : Perry, Anne.
    • Narrator : Julia Barrie. (Female)
    • System Number : S13959
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rosie travels back in time to 1649 - the fourth book in the exciting Timepiece series.
      Rosie travels back in time to 1649 - the fourth book in the exciting Timepiece series. A touching and thought-provoking story that gives insight into the conflicting days of Oliver Cromwell.

  • Title : Out of shadows
    Out of shadows
    • Author : Wallace, Jason.
    • Narrator : Ben Onwukwe.
    • System Number : S13996
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      'If I stood you in front of a man, pressed a gun into your palm and told you to squeeze the trigger, would you do it?' 'No, sir, no way!' 'What if I then told you we'd gone back in time and his name was Adolf Hitler?
      'If I stood you in front of a man, pressed a gun into your palm and told you to squeeze the trigger, would you do it?' 'No, sir, no way!' 'What if I then told you we'd gone back in time and his name was Adolf Hitler? Would you do it then?' Zimbabwe, 1980s. The war is over, independence has been won and Robert Mugabe has come to power offering hope, land and freedom to black Africans. It is the end of the Old Way and the start of a promising new era. For Robert Jacklin, it's all new: new continent, new country, new school. And very quickly he learns that for some of his classmates, the sound of guns is still loud, and their battles rage on ...white boys who want their old country back, not this new black African government. Boys like Ivan. Clever, cunning Ivan. For him, there is still one last battle to fight, and he's taking it right to the very top.

  • Title : Rise of the heroes : Hero.com, book 1
    Rise of the heroes : Hero.com, book 1
    • Author : Briggs, Andy.
    • Narrator : Will Rycroft. (Male)
    • System Number : S13997
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Surfing the net during a lightning storm has amazing consequences for a group of teenage friends.
      Surfing the net during a lightning storm has amazing consequences for a group of teenage friends. Superhero powers are theirs at the click of a mouse! Trouble is, they don't know what the powers will be until they try them out ...But super powers carry super responsibilities. When a weather-altering, world-conquering supervillain kidnaps their mum, they have to decide: save her ...or save the world!

  • Title : Ten things I hate about me
    Ten things I hate about me
    • Author : Abdel-Fattah, Randa.
    • Narrator : Rebecca Macauley.
    • System Number : S13998
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      There are a lot of things Jamie hates about her life: her dark hair, her dad's Stone Age Charter of Curfew Rights, her real name - Jamilah Towfeek.
      There are a lot of things Jamie hates about her life: her dark hair, her dad's Stone Age Charter of Curfew Rights, her real name - Jamilah Towfeek. For the past three years Jamie has hidden her Lebanese background from everyone at school. It's only with her email friend John that she can really be herself. But now things are getting complicated: the most popular boy in school is interested in her, but there's no way he would be if he knew the truth. Then there's Timothy, the school loner, who for some reason Jamie just can't stop thinking about. As for John, he seems to have a pretty big secret of his own.

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : Guide dogs : from puppies to partners
    Guide dogs : from puppies to partners
    • Author : LAWRENSON, Diana
    • Narrator : Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S6320
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Science.
    • Summary :
      A look at the breeding, raising, training and assessment of young guide dogs, and when they are matched with their handlers to become working guide dogs. (Children's Book Council of Australia notable book 2002.)
      A look at the breeding, raising, training and assessment of young guide dogs, and when they are matched with their handlers to become working guide dogs. (Children's Book Council of Australia notable book 2002.)

Nonfiction

  • Title : Pursuit : the chase and sinking of the Bismarck
    Pursuit : the chase and sinking of the Bismarck
    • Author : Kennedy, Ludovic
    • Narrator : Ludovic Kennedy. (Male)
    • System Number : S6975
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck headed out into the North Atlantic to raid allied shipping.
      In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck headed out into the North Atlantic to raid allied shipping. She was accompanied by the Prinz Eugen and her pursuit was an epic of naval warfare. Found and shadowed by British cruisers, she was engaged by the Hood and the Prince of Wales. Within minutes, she had sunk the former, the pride of the Royal Navy, and damaged the latter. The next few days were agonising for both sides.

  • 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 : Hidden Figures : The Untold Story
    Hidden Figures : The Untold Story
    • Author : Shetterly, Margot Lee
    • Narrator : Narrated by Coralie Ellement and Recorded by Kerry Duffy. (Female)
    • System Number : S13262
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA's African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America's space program.
      Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA's African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America's space program. Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as `Human Computers', calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie of bright, talented African-American women. Segregated from their white counterparts, these `colored computers' used pencil and paper to write the equations that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Moving from World War II through NASA's golden age, touching on the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the women's rights movement, Hidden Figures interweaves a rich history of mankind's greatest adventure with the intimate stories of five courageous women whose work forever changed the world.

  • Title : Love Laughter and Longevity : the art and science of wellbeing
    Love Laughter and Longevity : the art and science of wellbeing
    • Author : Goss, Janni
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jannette Pryor and Recorded by Bruce May. (Female)
    • System Number : S13387
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Self Help
    • Summary :
      A self help book about laughter.
      A self help book about laughter.

  • Title : Journeys of the Heart : carers' stories of love, loss and transformation
    Journeys of the Heart : carers' stories of love, loss and transformation
    • Author : Rose, Jodi
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Limerick and Ruth Walker and recorded by Caroline Pembroke and Chris St Roas
    • System Number : S13502
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      In 2012, Jodi Rose cared for her beloved husband Murray in his final months of life.
      In 2012, Jodi Rose cared for her beloved husband Murray in his final months of life. She describes the experience as her greatest test, but one that gave her inner strength. In Journeys of the Heart, Jodi shares her own story and presents the stories of many others who have cared for a loved one as they faced death. Some, like Jodi, lost their life partner. Others cared for parents and siblings as they travelled towards the unknown. Yet others were faced with the terrible knowledge that they would lose a precious child. Despite these profound challenges, each carer ultimately found the courage to be present for their loved one and to achieve a level of acceptance following their loss. Each story is unique and gives us beneficial insights into the carer’s role its challenges as well as its rewards. In talking about their experiences, the contributors reveal some of the lessons in healing and transformation they learnt along their journeys. Jodi and her fellow carers have generously and bravely opened their hearts and their lives to us. For anyone travelling the way of a carer for a loved one, their stories offer comfort and inspiration and may lessen the feeling of being alone.

  • Title : Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
    Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
    • Author : Ambrose, Stephen E.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Lorelei St Roas and Recorded by Jan Angwin. (Female)
    • System Number : S13525
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In Band of Brothers, Stephen E.
      In Band of Brothers, Stephen E. Ambrose pays tribute to the men of Easy Company, a crack rifle company in the US Army. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 to the dangerous parachute landings on D-Day and their triumphant capture of Hitler's `Eagle's Nest' in Berchtesgaden. Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company. Repeatedly send on the toughest missions, these brave men fought, went hungry, froze and died in the service of their country. A tale of heroic adventures and soul-shattering confrontations, Band of Brothers brings back to life, as only Stephen E. Ambrose can, the profound ties of brotherhood forged in the barracks and on the battlefields.

  • Title : Evelyn
    Evelyn
    • Author : Doyle, Evelyn
    • Narrator : Narrated by Tracie Cielak and Recorded by Cathy Ryan. (Female)
    • System Number : S13547
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Desmond Doyle, 29 a painter and decorator, is married with six children and living in the infamous Fatima Mansions in Dublin in 1953.
      Desmond Doyle, 29 a painter and decorator, is married with six children and living in the infamous Fatima Mansions in Dublin in 1953. One day he comes home to find his wife has left him. He decides to go to England to find work and is advised to put his children into the state Industrial Schools system for a short time until he returns. When he returns he is told to his horror that the children have been consigned to the state until they are 16. This is the story of how Desmond Doyle fought the Irish legal system to change the law and win back his family. Told through the eyes of Evelyn, Desmond's 9 year old eldest daughter, this is a heartrending true story beautifully told.

  • 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 : 21 Life Lessons
    21 Life Lessons
    • Author : Marina, Sylvia
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S13694
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 29 minutes
    • Genre : Self Help
    • Summary :
      21 Suggested lessons to make your life happy and fulfilling.
      21 Suggested lessons to make your life happy and fulfilling.

  • Title : Brief answers to the big questions
    Brief answers to the big questions
    • Author : Hawking, Stephen
    • Narrator : Ben Whishaw. (Male)
    • System Number : S13826
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Science.
    • Summary :
      Stephen Hawking was recognized as one of the greatest minds of our time and a figure of inspiration after defying his ALS diagnosis at age twenty-one.
      Stephen Hawking was recognized as one of the greatest minds of our time and a figure of inspiration after defying his ALS diagnosis at age twenty-one. He is known for both his breakthroughs in theoretical physics as well as his ability to make complex concepts accessible for all, and was beloved for his mischievous sense of humour. At the time of his death, Hawking was working on a final project: a book compiling his answers to the "big" questions that he was so often posed--questions that ranged beyond his academic field. Within these pages, he provides his personal views on our biggest challenges as a human race, and where we, as a planet, are heading next. The book also features an afterword by Hawking's daughter, Lucy Hawking.

  • Title : Our Father Who Wasn't There
    Our Father Who Wasn't There
    • Author : Carlin, David
    • Narrator : Narrated by Alan Needham and Recorded by Kerry Fasolo. (Male)
    • System Number : S13830
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Can a memoir begin without memories?
      Can a memoir begin without memories? Can a father be invented? When David Carlin was only six months old, his father, Brian, died. It was the 1960s in isolated Western Australia, a place in which emotions were discreetly veiled, women did not attend funerals - and suicide was a sin. Brian became a mysteriously absent figure in David's family story, hardly spoken of again. As an adult, David yearns to conjure up his father, to uncover what led to his death at his own hand. Gradually, he begins to piece together Brian's story from the faltering memories of friends and relatives, and from the voices and incidents that emerge from Brian's medical records. Into the inevitable gaps that remain, David cannot help but stray with his own imaginings. Through David, Brian's story starts to fill out - up rise the hessian-walled house of his childhood on the edge of the wheat belt during the Depression, the outposts of heady undergraduate bohemia in late-1940s Perth, and Brian's happily married life with a brilliant and loving young wife, and an equally brilliant career. But, in among it all, there also rises a darkness - a damaging undertow of electric-shock therapy, insulin comas, and whispered wartime events. In this masterfully rendered memoir, David moves like a ghost through time and place, deftly weaving a story from what he has always known, and from all that he will never know.

  • Title : Evidence not seen : a woman's miraculous faith in the jungles of World War Two
    Evidence not seen : a woman's miraculous faith in the jungles of World War Two
    • Author : Rose, Darlene Deibler.
    • Narrator : Lorna Raver. (Female)
    • System Number : S13860
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      "'As an American spy, you are worthy of death...' With that, he drew his finger across his throat then slapped the hilt of the sword at his side.
      "'As an American spy, you are worthy of death...' With that, he drew his finger across his throat then slapped the hilt of the sword at his side. All time froze around me..In terror I watched the man's hand fold around the hilt of the sword.." This is the true story of a young American missionary woman's courage and triumph of faith in the jungles of New Guinea and her four years in a notorious Japanese prison camp. Never to see her husband again, she was forced to sign a confession to a crime she did not commit and face the executioner's sword, only to be miraculously spared.

  • Title : Captain James Cook
    Captain James Cook
    • Author : Mundle, Rob.
    • Narrator : Paul English. (Male)
    • System Number : S13865
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers of all time.
      Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers of all time. Over three remarkable voyages of discovery into the Pacific in the latter part of the 18th century, Cook unravelled the oldest mystery surrounding the existence of Terra Australis Incognita, the Great South Land. He became the first explorer to circumnavigate New Zealand and establish that it was two main islands; discover the Hawaiian Islands for the British Empire; and left an enduring legacy. Rob Mundle introduces us to an unlikely sailor in a teenage Cook, who through the combination of hard-won skills as a seafarer, the talents of a self-taught navigator and surveyor, and an exceptional ability to lead and care for his men, climbed the ranks of the Royal Navy to achieve legendary status among all who sailed and mapped the world.

  • Title : Tribute to Eoin Cameron
    Tribute to Eoin Cameron
    • Author : Cameron, Eoin
    • Narrator : Various narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13916
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Eoin Cameron's program was a consistently top-rating program for the Breakfast time slot and he genuinely cared for the thousands of dedicated listeners who woke up with him every morning, filling their heads with his hilarious anecdotes of family life, Taj the psycho spaniel or his love of Eurovision and all things tacky and trailer park-esque.
      Eoin Cameron's program was a consistently top-rating program for the Breakfast time slot and he genuinely cared for the thousands of dedicated listeners who woke up with him every morning, filling their heads with his hilarious anecdotes of family life, Taj the psycho spaniel or his love of Eurovision and all things tacky and trailer park-esque. His taste in music was legendarily hideous ('Day Trip to Bangor' anybody?). And no-one who listened to Eoin for more than a week could escape his enduring love for Dusty Springfield. Many still remember the day he interviewed another favourite, Dolly Parton, and her opening remark: 'Eee-Yon, what sort of mother would name her son that?' He didn't miss a beat and came right back with: 'Dah-leigh, why she must be the same sort of daft mamma as yours, I reckon.' She laughed uproariously and was instantly charmed. Since his passing there has been many requests for a tribute compilation and this exclusive collection contains a combination of classic 'Cammo' moments from his years as a presenter as well as excerpts from a number of interviews with Richard Fidler from the popular ABC Radio program Conversations with Richard Fidler.

  • Title : The bush and the Never Never
    The bush and the Never Never
    • Author : Walsh, Gerald
    • Narrator : Clem Fechner (Male)
    • System Number : S13950
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The Bush and the Never Never is full of colourful people, bizarre incidents (comic and tragic) and little-known facts about bush life in Australia - Its subjects range from the occupations and preoccupations of bushmen and women to the hazards of life in the bush - from swagmen, b̀ush characters', squatters and selectors, their modes of transport and their recreations and amusements, to bunyips, drought, bush medicine, weather forecasting, treatments for snakebite, and children lost in the bush.
      The Bush and the Never Never is full of colourful people, bizarre incidents (comic and tragic) and little-known facts about bush life in Australia - Its subjects range from the occupations and preoccupations of bushmen and women to the hazards of life in the bush - from swagmen, b̀ush characters', squatters and selectors, their modes of transport and their recreations and amusements, to bunyips, drought, bush medicine, weather forecasting, treatments for snakebite, and children lost in the bush. A rare blend of amusing anecdotes and carefully researched history, The Bush and the Never Never will both inform and delight all those interested in Australia's rural past.

  • Title : Word master : improve your word power and improve your life!
    Word master : improve your word power and improve your life!
    • Author : Waitley, Denis.
    • Narrator : Denis Waitley and various narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S13951
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      WordMaster is specifically programmed to maximize your vocabulary building with minimum time and effort.
      WordMaster is specifically programmed to maximize your vocabulary building with minimum time and effort.

  • Title : Travelling to infinity : the true story behind The Theory of Everything [my life with Stephen]
    Travelling to infinity : the true story behind The Theory of Everything [my life with Stephen]
    • Author : Hawking, Jane.
    • Narrator : Sandra Duncan. (Female)
    • System Number : S13963
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      'Travelling to Infinity' is a moving and engaging memoir written by Stephen Hawking's first wife about the turbulent years of her marriage with the astrophysics genius, her traumatic divorce and their recent reconciliation.
      'Travelling to Infinity' is a moving and engaging memoir written by Stephen Hawking's first wife about the turbulent years of her marriage with the astrophysics genius, her traumatic divorce and their recent reconciliation.

  • Title : Heroes : mortals and monsters, quests and adventures
    Heroes : mortals and monsters, quests and adventures
    • Author : Fry, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Stephen Fry. (Male)
    • System Number : S13974
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Mythology.
    • Summary :
      Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes.
      Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes. Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - who was raised by bears - outrun any man before being tricked with golden apples. Witness wily Oedipus solve the riddle of the Sphinx and discover how Bellerophon captures the winged horse Pegasus to help him slay the monster Chimera. Heroes is the story of what we mortals are truly capable of - at our worst and our very best.

  • Title : In pieces
    In pieces
    • Author : Field, Sally
    • Narrator : Sally Field (Female)
    • System Number : S13976
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Sally Field is one of the most celebrated, beloved and enduring actors of our time, and now she tells her story for the first time in this intimate and haunting literary memoir - In her own words, she writes about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.
      Sally Field is one of the most celebrated, beloved and enduring actors of our time, and now she tells her story for the first time in this intimate and haunting literary memoir - In her own words, she writes about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother. Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated audiences for more than five decades, beginning with her first television role at the age of 17. From Gidget's sweet-faced girl next door, to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-winning ferocity and depth of her role in Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has stunned audiences time and time again with her artistic range and emotional acuity. Yet there is one character who always remained hidden: the shy and anxious little girl within. With raw honesty and the fresh, pitch-perfect prose of a natural-born writer, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, Field brings readers behind the scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships including, most importantly, her complicated love for her own mother.

  • Title : The death of Lord Nelson
    The death of Lord Nelson
    • Author : Beatty, William.
    • Narrator : FNH.
    • System Number : S13979
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Authentic narrative of the death of Lord Nelson: with the circumstances preceding, attending, and subsequent to, that event; the professional report on his lordship's wound, and several interesting anecdotes, by William Beatty, M.D.
      Authentic narrative of the death of Lord Nelson: with the circumstances preceding, attending, and subsequent to, that event; the professional report on his lordship's wound, and several interesting anecdotes, by William Beatty, M.D. Surgeon to the victory in the Battle of Trafalgar, and now physician to the fleet under the Command of the Earl of St. Vincent, k.b. &c. &c. &c.

  • Title : The letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton : volumes 1 and 2
    The letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton : volumes 1 and 2
    • Author : Nelson, Horatio.
    • Narrator : Various.
    • System Number : S13980
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography, History.
    • Summary :
      Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was an English flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars.
      Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was an English flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He won several victories, including the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, during which he was killed. These are the letters that he wrote to Lady Hamilton, with whom he was having a notorious affair until his death in 1805. With A Supplement Of Interesting Letters By Distinguished Characters.

  • Title : Under full sail
    Under full sail
    • Author : Mundle, Rob
    • Narrator : Paul English (Male)
    • System Number : S14007
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The story of the Clipper ships, and the tens of thousands of migrants they brought to the Australian colony of the 19th century, is one of the world's great migration stories - For anyone who travelled to Australia before 1850, it was a long and arduous journey that could take as much as four months - With the arrival of the clipper ships, and favourable winds, the journey from England could be done in a little over half this time - It was a revolution in travel that made the clipper ships the jet airlines of their day, bringing keen and willing migrants 'down under' in record time, all hell-bent on making their fortune in Australia - Rob Mundle is back on the water, with a ripping story that starts on the sea, aboard a clipper ship charging across the Southern Ocean, laden with passengers heading for Melbourne in response to the lure of gold.
      The story of the Clipper ships, and the tens of thousands of migrants they brought to the Australian colony of the 19th century, is one of the world's great migration stories - For anyone who travelled to Australia before 1850, it was a long and arduous journey that could take as much as four months - With the arrival of the clipper ships, and favourable winds, the journey from England could be done in a little over half this time - It was a revolution in travel that made the clipper ships the jet airlines of their day, bringing keen and willing migrants 'down under' in record time, all hell-bent on making their fortune in Australia - Rob Mundle is back on the water, with a ripping story that starts on the sea, aboard a clipper ship charging across the Southern Ocean, laden with passengers heading for Melbourne in response to the lure of gold. Brimming with countless stories of the magnificent ships and fearless (and feckless) characters we find on them, like Englishman 'Bully' Forbes and American 'Bully' Waterman driving their ships to the limit and the tragic legacy of the many shipwrecks that were so much a part of this era.

  • 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.

  • Title : Bligh : master mariner
    Bligh : master mariner
    • Author : Mundle, Rob.
    • Narrator : Terry Disher. (Male)
    • System Number : VA14001
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : History, Biography.
    • Summary :
      The eighteenth century was an era when brave mariners took their ships beyond the horizon in search of an unknown world.
      The eighteenth century was an era when brave mariners took their ships beyond the horizon in search of an unknown world. Those chosen to lead these expeditions were exceptional navigators, men who had shown brilliance as they ascended the ranks in the Royal Navy. They were also bloody good sailors. From ship's boy to vice-admiral, discover how much more there was to Captain Bligh than his infamous bad temper. Meet a 24-year-old Master Bligh as he witnesses the demise of his Captain and mentor Cook; a 34-year-old Lieutenant Bligh at the helm of the famous Bounty then cast adrift by Fletcher Christian on an epic 47-day open-boat voyage from Tonga to Timor; and a 36-year-old Captain Bligh as he takes HMS Providence, in the company of a young Matthew Flinders, on a grand scientific voyage around the world. And all this before he was forty. Bligh puts you at the heart of a great nautical life - it's a story that embraces the romance of the sea, bravery in battle, the adventure of exploration under sail and the cost of having the courage of your convictions.

  • Title : MacArthur's undercover war : spies, saboteurs, guerrillas and secret missions
    MacArthur's undercover war : spies, saboteurs, guerrillas and secret missions
    • Author : Breuer, William B.
    • Narrator : Ray Mittag. (Male)
    • System Number : VA14008
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The covert war General Douglas MacArthur waged against Japanese forces in the Pacific arena was the largest undercover operation ever undertaken.
      The covert war General Douglas MacArthur waged against Japanese forces in the Pacific arena was the largest undercover operation ever undertaken. Here, for the first time, is the complete story of the legendary exploits and heroism of the thousands of courageous individuals who fought as spies, guerrillas, propagandists, and saboteurs behind enemy lines. In an action-packed narrative, MacArthur's Undercover War tells of thrilling feats of valor and derring-do - impossible missions to blow up harbors, kidnap heads of state, undermine currency, and arrange prison escapes, all deep within enemy territory. Firsthand interviews with veterans and information from previously unpublished documents reveal a riveting tale of World War II that has never been fully told.

  • Title : A bastard of a place : the Australians in Papua, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Gona, Buna, Sanananda
    A bastard of a place : the Australians in Papua, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Gona, Buna, Sanananda
    • Author : Brune, Peter.
    • Narrator : Peter Hosking. (Male)
    • System Number : VA14009
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 21 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In 1942 and early 1943 Papua New Guinea was 'a bastard of a place' to fight a war.
      In 1942 and early 1943 Papua New Guinea was 'a bastard of a place' to fight a war. This book gives us the final, all-encompassing story of the five battles that changed Australia forever. The compelling narrative resonates with the voices of both the well-trained AIF volunteer, and the young Militia conscript who triumphed together. The author interviewed hundreds of these soldiers and himself travelled the treacherous terrain and bloody battlegrounds where so many of their mates perished, and reveals the inside story of how Generals MacArthur and Blamey sacrificed many of the senior Australian field commanders as scapegoats to protect their own positions. A Bastard of a Place restores Milne Bay, Gona, Buna and Sanananda to their rightful place beside Kokoda to what they should collectively be for all Australians - sacred ground.