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 E12593
 E12645
 E13030
 E13189
 E13292
 E13460
 E13514
 E13516
 E13531
 E13532
 E13533
 E13534
 E13537
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 E13548
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 E13558
 E13568
 E13569
 E13570
 E13571
 E13572
 E13573
Books produced in the past    ( Total: 23 )

Fiction

  • Title : Gold fever : a rollicking history of the Australian goldrush
    Gold fever : a rollicking history of the Australian goldrush
    • Author : Hocking, Geoff
    • Narrator : Philippa Packer. (Female)
    • System Number : E12593
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Gold Fever tells the story of the heady days following the discovery of gold in Australia.
      Gold Fever tells the story of the heady days following the discovery of gold in Australia. When, in 1851, the focus of the world suddenly turned to the hills, gullies and swirling creeks of New South Wales and Victoria as 'new chums' from all over the world rushed to be rich. This beautifully detailed work includes a narrative that captures the colourful characters and wittily observed sketches of everyday goldfields life. Never out of print since first published in 2001, now updated and in a new format. Geoff Hocking is an author, designer, artist and lecturer. He is the author of many books on Australian history, including Wild Colonial Boys and Under the Southern Cross. He lives in the Victoria's Castlemaine, part of Victoria's golden triangle.

  • Title : I've got your number : one ring and he's yours!
    I've got your number : one ring and he's yours!
    • Author : Kinsella, Sophie.
    • Narrator : Clare Corbett. (Female)
    • System Number : E13189
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier.
      Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her "happily ever after" begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. Perfect! Well, perfect except that the phone's owner, businessman Sam Roxton, doesn't agree. He wants his phone back and doesn't appreciate Poppy reading his messages and wading into his personal life. What ensues is a hilarious and unpredictable turn of events as Poppy and Sam increasingly upend each other's lives through emails and text messages. As Poppy juggles wedding preparations, mysterious phone calls, and hiding her left hand from Magnus and his parents, she soon realizes that she is in for the biggest surprise of her life.

  • Title : Winter : the tragic story of a Berlin family 1899-1945
    Winter : the tragic story of a Berlin family 1899-1945
    • Author : Deighton, Len.
    • Narrator : James Lailey. (Male)
    • System Number : E13516
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 24 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      'Winter' takes us into a large and complex family drama.
      'Winter' takes us into a large and complex family drama. It looks at the lives of two German brothers - both born close upon the turn of the 20th century, both so caught up in the currents of history that their story is one with the story of their country, from the Kaiser's heyday through Hitler's rise and fall.

  • Title : Follow the money : Cliff Hardy, Book 38
    Follow the money : Cliff Hardy, Book 38
    • Author : Corris, Peter
    • Narrator : Dino Marnika. (Male)
    • System Number : E13531
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When beautiful young women kiss you on the cheek you know you're over the hill, but I didn't really feel like that.
      When beautiful young women kiss you on the cheek you know you're over the hill, but I didn't really feel like that. As Wesley said, I still had the moves.' Cliff Hardy may still have the moves but he's in trouble. The economy's tanking and he's been conned by an unscrupulous financial advisor and lost everything he's got. Cliff only knows one way, and that's forward, so he's following the money trail. It's a twisted road that leads him down deep into Sydney's underbelly, into the territory of big money, bent deals, big yachts and bad people. Cliff's in greater danger than ever before, but he's as tenacious as a dog with a bone.

  • Title : Foursome
    Foursome
    • Author : Fallon, Jane
    • Narrator : Alison Reid. (Female)
    • System Number : E13532
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rebecca, Daniel, Alex and Isabel have been best friends since university.
      Rebecca, Daniel, Alex and Isabel have been best friends since university. Rebecca married Daniel, Alex married Isabel and for 20 years they have been inseparable. But all that is about to change. When Alex walks out on Isabel, Rebecca thinks things can't get any worse. But then she finds out the reason why and she's left harbouring a secret she'd rather forget. Rebecca's once-happy foursome is now a distant memory, and with hearts broken and friendships fractured, it seems that change can never be a good thing. Or can it.

  • Title : Good Friday : Jane Tennison, Book 3
    Good Friday : Jane Tennison, Book 3
    • Author : la Plante, Lynda
    • Narrator : Jessica Ball. (Female)
    • System Number : E13533
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Every legend has a beginning.
      Every legend has a beginning. During 1974 and 1975 the IRA subjected London to a terrifying bombing campaign. In one day alone, they planted seven bombs at locations across central London. Some were defused, some were not. Jane Tennison is now a fully-fledged detective. On the way to court one morning, Jane passes through Covent Garden Underground station and is caught up in a bomb blast that leaves several people dead, and many horribly injured. Jane is a key witness, but is adamant that she can't identify the bomber. When a photograph appears in the newspapers, showing Jane assisting the injured at the scene, it puts her and her family at risk from IRA retaliation. Good Friday is the eagerly awaited date of the annual formal CID dinner, due to take place at St Ermin's Hotel. Hundreds of detectives and their wives will be there. It's the perfect target. As Jane arrives for the evening, she realises that she recognises the parking attendant as the bomber from Covent Garden. Can she convince her senior officers in time, or will another bomb destroy London's entire detective force?

  • Title : Last night another soldier
    Last night another soldier
    • Author : McNab, Andy
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : E13539
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      Afghanistan, 2009.
      Afghanistan, 2009. A Rifle section is halfway throught their six-month tour of duty in Helmand Province. Sixteen men from their Battalion have already been killed. Forty-seven others have been wounded and flown back home. Despite the hardships four young men are on their way to becoming the best soldiers in the Army.

  • Title : Sanctuary
    Sanctuary
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Sandra Burr. (Female)
    • System Number : E13548
    • 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 : Mother of Pearl
    Mother of Pearl
    • Author : Lee, Maureen.
    • Narrator : Nerys Hughes. (Female)
    • System Number : E13549
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Amy Curran and Barney Patterson believed their marriage was made in heaven, but war separated them for five long years, and when Barney returned to Liverpool after VE Day he wasn't the same person - neither was Amy.
      Amy Curran and Barney Patterson believed their marriage was made in heaven, but war separated them for five long years, and when Barney returned to Liverpool after VE Day he wasn't the same person - neither was Amy. How could things become so twisted that Amy would kill her adored husband -- and what happened to their little girl, Pearl, just five years old? In 1971 Amy is released from prison and tentatively begins to rebuild her relationship with Pearl, but she is keeping a terrible secret she hopes never to share with her daughter, which has already wrecked more than one life.

  • Title : The prince and the pilgrim : Arthurian saga, Book 5
    The prince and the pilgrim : Arthurian saga, Book 5
    • Author : Stewart, Mary
    • Narrator : Derek Perkins. (Male)
    • System Number : E13571
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Seeking revenge against the uncle who had murdered his father, young Prince Alexander sets out for Camelot to seek justice, only to run afoul of the bewitching Morgan LeFay, and joins forces with Alice, a beautiful pilgrim.
      Seeking revenge against the uncle who had murdered his father, young Prince Alexander sets out for Camelot to seek justice, only to run afoul of the bewitching Morgan LeFay, and joins forces with Alice, a beautiful pilgrim.

  • Title : The best of our spies
    The best of our spies
    • Author : Gerlis, Alex.
    • Narrator : John Lee. (Male)
    • System Number : E13573
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      France, July 1944: a month after the Allied landings in Normandy and the liberation of Europe is under way.
      France, July 1944: a month after the Allied landings in Normandy and the liberation of Europe is under way. In the Pas-de-Calais, Nathalie Mercier, a young British Special Operations executive secret agent working with the French Resistance, disappears. In London, her husband, Owen Quinn, an officer with Royal Navy Intelligence, discovers the truth about her role in the Allies' sophisticated deception at the heart of D-Day. Appalled but determined, Owen sets off on a perilous hunt through France in search of his wife. With the help of the Resistance he finds Nathalie, but then the bitterness of war and its insatiable appetite for revenge catch up with them in dramatic fashion. Based on real events of the Second World War, The Best of Our Spies is a thrilling tale of international intrigue, love, deception, and espionage.

Nonfiction

  • Title : Speaking for myself : the autobiography
    Speaking for myself : the autobiography
    • Author : Blair, Cherie
    • Narrator : Jane Gibbs.
    • System Number : E12645
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      Even if she hadn’t married Tony Blair, Cherie’s story would have been amazing.
      Even if she hadn’t married Tony Blair, Cherie’s story would have been amazing. Abandoned by her actor father, she overcame obstacles to become one of the UK’s most successful barristers. But when Labour took power in 1997, she faced new challenges: her husband was the first Prime Minister in recent history with a young family, and Cherie was the first PM’s wife with a serious career. Now, she gives a complete account of her own life–an astonishing journey for a woman whose unconventional childhood was full of drama and who grew up with a fierce sense of justice. In her autobiography she reveals for the first time what it was like to combine life as a working mother with life married to the Prime Minister. She writes about her encounters with scores of foreign leaders and her friendships with Presidents Clinton and Bush, as well as with Hillary and Laura. And she offers inside details of her relationships with the royals, including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Princess Diana.

  • Title : Knitted Dogs & Puppies
    Knitted Dogs & Puppies
    • Author : Stratford, Sue
    • Narrator : Narrated by Tracey Parker and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : E13030
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Arts.
    • Summary :
      Star knitter Sue Stratford's new book is packed with friendly faithful dogs and puppies for you to knit.
      Star knitter Sue Stratford's new book is packed with friendly faithful dogs and puppies for you to knit. Suitable for beginners, but with projects to provide a fun challenge for more experienced knitters, this book contains 23 patterns. The dogs cover a wide range of styles from the quirky to the fun to the more true-to-life; and while some like Danger Dog are fun toys, others have a more practical purpose, like Stripy Sausage, the dachshund draught excluder.

  • Title : Murderer No More : Andrew Mallard and the epic fight that proved his innocence
    Murderer No More : Andrew Mallard and the epic fight that proved his innocence
    • Author : Egan, Colleen
    • Narrator : Narrated by Lorelei St Roas and Recorded by Jan Angwin. (Female)
    • System Number : E13292
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Legal stories.
    • Summary :
      'Even great courts and independent judges can sometimes get things wrong.
      'Even great courts and independent judges can sometimes get things wrong. Reading this book, we should resolve to strengthen our defences against miscarriages of justice.' The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, past Justice of the High Court of Australia In 1994 Pamela Lawrence was brutally bashed to death in her jewellery shop in Perth. Police suspicion fell on a young drifter named Andrew Mallard. Although innocent, he was charged and convicted of this murder. It took 12 years and an epic struggle by Andrew's mother and sister, a team of lawyers and West Australian journalist Colleen Egan to right this wrong. Not only did their unrelenting battle for justice end in the High Court of Australia making a devastating judgment against the West Australian courts, but it also led to cold-case investigators identifying the real murderer. This is an emotional roller-coaster of a book, brilliantly and compellingly written. It is about justice, survival and what can happen when good people take on the system.

  • Title : Letters to my grandchilren
    Letters to my grandchilren
    • Author : Suzuki, David
    • Narrator : Ross Bryant.
    • System Number : E13460
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Philosophy.
    • Summary :
      In this inspiring series of letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki offers grandfatherly advice mixed with stories from his own remarkable life and explores what makes life meaningful.
      In this inspiring series of letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki offers grandfatherly advice mixed with stories from his own remarkable life and explores what makes life meaningful. He challenges his grandchildren, and us, to do everything at full tilt. He explains why sports, fishing, feminism, and failure are important; why it is dangerous to deny our biological nature; and why First Nations must lead a revolution. Drawing on his own experiences and the wisdom he has gained over his long life, he decries the lack of elders and grandparents in the lives of many people, especially immigrants, and champions the importance of heroes. And he even has something to say about fashion. The book also provides an intimate look at Suzuki’s life as a father and grandfather with letters that are chock-full of anecdotes about his children and grandchildren when they were small. As he ponders life’s deepest questions and offers up a lifetime of wisdom, Suzuki inspires us all to live with courage, conviction, and passion.

  • Title : Great Meadow
    Great Meadow
    • Author : Bogarde, Dirk
    • Narrator : Dirk Bogarde. (Male)
    • System Number : E13534
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Dirk Bogarde recalls his Sussex childhood in the late 1920s and 1930s as a time of harvests and harvest mice, of oil lamps, wells and childhood adventures, and a time of love and gentleness as the world prepared for war.
      Dirk Bogarde recalls his Sussex childhood in the late 1920s and 1930s as a time of harvests and harvest mice, of oil lamps, wells and childhood adventures, and a time of love and gentleness as the world prepared for war.

  • Title : A cat called Norton : the true story of an extraordinary cat and his imperfect human
    A cat called Norton : the true story of an extraordinary cat and his imperfect human
    • Author : Gethers, Peter.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : E13558
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Peter was a confirmed loner and cat hater, until he was given a small, grey (and impeccably handsome) kitten with folded ears by his then girlfriend.
      Peter was a confirmed loner and cat hater, until he was given a small, grey (and impeccably handsome) kitten with folded ears by his then girlfriend. The girlfriend went but Norton stayed - in fact, he and Peter became inseparable. But, after learning how to love his cat, would Peter now learn how to love another human too? Original title: The cat who went to Paris.

  • Title : Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster
    Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster
    • Author : Attenborough, David
    • Narrator : David Attenborough. (Male)
    • System Number : E13569
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Life on Air begins when, at twenty-four, Attenborough throws over what looks to be a staid future as a "gentleman publisher" for an uncertain position in the BBC's fledgling television service.
      Life on Air begins when, at twenty-four, Attenborough throws over what looks to be a staid future as a "gentleman publisher" for an uncertain position in the BBC's fledgling television service. An adventure in itself (with primitive equipment and unpredictable personalities), broadcasting work involves the Cambridge-educated naturalist in hilarious attempts to improve the upstart Talks Department. Then the discovery of a coelacanth fish off the Comoro Islands offers him his first chance as a producer, and his career introducing wildlife to the public takes off in earnest.

  • Title : The four agreements : a practical guide to personal freedom
    The four agreements : a practical guide to personal freedom
    • Author : Ruiz, Miguel.
    • Narrator : Peter Coyote. (Male)
    • System Number : E13570
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      The author uses ancient Toltec wisdom to fashion a personal philosophy around these four principles--be impeccable with your word, don't take anything personally, don't make assumptions and always do your best.
      The author uses ancient Toltec wisdom to fashion a personal philosophy around these four principles--be impeccable with your word, don't take anything personally, don't make assumptions and always do your best.

  • Title : David Attenborough in his own words
    David Attenborough in his own words
    • Author : Attenborough, David.
    • Narrator : David Attenborough and various interviewers. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13572
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      A unique audio portrait of Sir David Attenborough, Britain's best-known natural history film-maker.
      A unique audio portrait of Sir David Attenborough, Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. David Attenborough discusses his life and achievements in this collection of BBC Radio and TV interviews. Contents: Parkinson (1975) featuring Michael Parkinson -- Desert Island discs (1979) featuring Roy Plomley -- Desert Island discs (1998) featuring Sue Lawley -- Mark Lawson talks to David Attenborough (2005) featuring Mark Lawson -- Desert Island discs (2012) featuring Kirsty Young.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : The Boy Scouts' first camp fire
    The Boy Scouts' first camp fire
    • Author : Carter, Herbert.
    • Narrator : Various narrators (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13514
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Silver Fox Patrol is out on their first camping trip!
      The Silver Fox Patrol is out on their first camping trip! The boys, Thad the fill-in scout-master, Allan, Bumpus, Davy Jones, Smithy, Bob White, Giraffe and Step-Hen, are learning many new things about being scouts and about themselves. But when a bear invades the camp, their trip turns into an adventure that they will talk about for a long time!

  • Title : Josephine
    Josephine
    • Author : Lillington, Kenneth
    • Narrator : James Saxon. (Male)
    • System Number : E13537
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Josephine Tugnutt was nervous as she first came to St Chauvin's College.
      Josephine Tugnutt was nervous as she first came to St Chauvin's College. She was one girl among six hundred boys. She came from a girl's boarding school, and was walking into the unknown. It was 1932, the year of the great Yo-Yo craze, and St Chauvin's was another world altogether.

  • Title : Five on a hike together : Famous Five, Book 10
    Five on a hike together : Famous Five, Book 10
    • Author : Blyton, Enid
    • Narrator : Jan Francis. (Female)
    • System Number : E13568
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Why does an escaped convict send a message to Dick in the dead of night?
      Why does an escaped convict send a message to Dick in the dead of night? And what can the strange message mean? The police refuse to help-- so the Famous Five must find out for themselves.