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 E12335
 E13027
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 E13878
 E14011
 E14012
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 E14014
 E14016
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Books produced in the past    ( Total: 21 )

Fiction

  • Title : The Watchman
    The Watchman
    • Author : Crais, Robert
    • Narrator : William Roberts (Male)
    • System Number : E12335
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A long time ago, Joe Pike asked for help.
      A long time ago, Joe Pike asked for help. In return, he would, one day, be called upon to return the favour, no questions asked. That day has come. Joe Pike is asked to protect the life of Larkin Conner Barkley, a spoiled rich girl who happens to be a federal witness in a major case. But someone is leaking information about their whereabouts, and the killers are getting all too close. So Pike he hatches a plan: disappear into the anonymous underbelly of Los Angeles, turn the tables, and hunt down the hunters. Enlisting the help of Elvis Cole, Pike uncovers a web of lies and betrayals; even the cops aren't who they seem. But as the body count rises, it becomes clear that Pike's biggest threat may be the girl herself - an edgy, yet intensely vulnerable soul determined to destroy herself, unless Joe can fill the void in her bruised heart.

  • Title : Alphaprints Colours
    Alphaprints Colours
    • Author : Ryan, Jo etal
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : E13878
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      This unique Colours book will delight children with textured pages, rhymes to read and wonderful fingerprint pictures.
      This unique Colours book will delight children with textured pages, rhymes to read and wonderful fingerprint pictures.

  • Title : Aaron Trow
    Aaron Trow
    • Author : Trollope, Anthony.
    • Narrator : Bill Boerst. (Male)
    • System Number : E14012
    • 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 : E14013
    • 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 : E14014
    • 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 : 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 : E14016
    • 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, Jasmin Hyde (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14017
    • 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 : E14018
    • 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 : E14019
    • 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 : E14020
    • 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 : E14021
    • 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 Clock Struck One
    The Clock Struck One
    • Author : Fergus Hume
    • Narrator : Celine Major (Female)
    • System Number : E14026
    • 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 : E14027
    • 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 : E14030
    • 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 : E14033
    • 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.

Nonfiction

  • Title : From Time Immemorial : the origins of the Arab-Jewish conflict over Palestine
    From Time Immemorial : the origins of the Arab-Jewish conflict over Palestine
    • Author : Peters, Joan
    • Narrator : Narrated and Recorded by Jay Townsend. (Female)
    • System Number : E13027
    • 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 : E13194
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Gough had no small talk, Margaret had the gift of easy conversation.
      Gough had no small talk, Margaret had the gift of easy conversation. He was often ill-at-ease in company and preferred his books. She was warm, inclusive and jollied him along. He had a vicious tongue and a quick temper. She always tried to see the best in people. He knew everything about the ideology, history and heroes of the labour movement. She trusted her instincts.They saw each other as equals and never hesitated to express their different viewpoints. He may have passed the laws that changed the nation, but she made it possible. This is a story of love, respect, struggle, success, failure, disappointment and resilience. The strength and endurance of this remarkable relationship helped change our nation politically, culturally and socially. Neither Gough Whitlam nor Margaret Dovey would have developed into what each became without the influence of the other. Through every major political change, every election campaign, every triumph and every loss, they stood together. Margaret and Gough takes us inside a partnership where the political was always personal and the personal was always political.

  • Title : Live wire : Bon Scott : a memoir by three of the people who knew him best
    Live wire : Bon Scott : a memoir by three of the people who knew him best
    • Author : Renshaw, Mary.
    • Narrator : Narrated and Recorded by Jay Townsend (Female)
    • System Number : E13649
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 32 minutes 32 seconds
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      The world knows Bon Scott as the wild rocker, the frontman for AC/DC who tragically died of alcohol poisoning on the eve of the band's rise to superstardom.
      The world knows Bon Scott as the wild rocker, the frontman for AC/DC who tragically died of alcohol poisoning on the eve of the band's rise to superstardom. That's the legend, now meet the man. Live Wire gives us the Bon Scott we never knew. In this deeply personal and revealing portrait we learn what it was like to be his friend, live and tour with him, and be part of the close-knit world from which one of biggest bands of all time emerged. With Bon there was always sex, drugs and rock'n'roll, but Live Wire also demonstrates the humour, intelligence and warmth of the man. From his early days with The Valentines, living in rundown apartments in inner Melbourne, to the legendary early years of AC/DC, this is the story of Bon, told by three of the people who knew him best. John D'Arcy was Bon's roadie and mate. Gabby D'Arcy, Darce's wife, was a close friend of Bon's. And Mary Renshaw was - as AC/DC's former bass player Mark Evans called her - Bon's soulmate and companion. As Bon said, it's a long way to the top. And Mary, Darce and Gabby were with him every step of the way. They lived with him, they loved him, and this is how they remember him.

  • Title : Richard Nixon : the life
    Richard Nixon : the life
    • Author : Farrell, John A.
    • Narrator : Dan Woren (Male)
    • System Number : E14011
    • 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 : E14044
    • 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.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : The wonderful Wizard of OZ
    The wonderful Wizard of OZ
    • Author : Baum, L. Frank
    • Narrator : Anne Hathaway. (Female)
    • System Number : E14022
    • 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.