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Books produced in the past    ( Total: 532 )

Fiction

  • Title : Scales of justice : Roderick Alleyn series, Book 18
    Scales of justice : Roderick Alleyn series, Book 18
    • Author : MARSH, Ngaio
    • Narrator : Noel Hodda. (Male)
    • System Number : E0622
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The quiet village of Swevenings seemed an English pastoral paradise, until the savagely beaten body of Colonel Cartarette was found near a tranquil stream.
      The quiet village of Swevenings seemed an English pastoral paradise, until the savagely beaten body of Colonel Cartarette was found near a tranquil stream. Suddenly, the playground of British blue bloods has been soiled by murder and the lowest sort of intrigue. But if anyone can clean it up, it's the famous Inspector Roderick Alleyn of Scotland Yard.

  • Title : The scarlet frontier : Great South Land saga, Book 6
    The scarlet frontier : Great South Land saga, Book 6
    • Author : Timms, E. V. (Edward Vivian).
    • Narrator : Moray Powell. (Male)
    • System Number : E0908
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      A romance of the early days of settlement in Queensland.
      A romance of the early days of settlement in Queensland.

  • Title : Felix Holt, the radical
    Felix Holt, the radical
    • Author : Eliot, George
    • Narrator : Frances Dharmalingam.
    • System Number : E1461
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 21 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A political radical and a child of the working class, Felix has lost faith in a political system in which candidates never represent the interests of the working class.
      A political radical and a child of the working class, Felix has lost faith in a political system in which candidates never represent the interests of the working class. Harold Transome, the cynical son of wealthy Tory landowners, embraces radical politics for very different reasons. Both Harold and Felix vie for the affections of Esther Lyon, and she must weigh her feelings for them with the social and material goals she has set for herself. Their personal drama unfolds against the broad canvas of social and political upheaval of 1830s England.

  • Title : Dominator
    Dominator
    • Author : Follett, James.
    • Narrator : Harry Atkinson. (Male)
    • System Number : E1908
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      "Dominator", NASA's latest space shuttle has been hijacked and as the warring Middle East factions and the United States face each other in deadlock, what will be the outcome?
      "Dominator", NASA's latest space shuttle has been hijacked and as the warring Middle East factions and the United States face each other in deadlock, what will be the outcome?

  • Title : The golden sabre
    The golden sabre
    • Author : Cleary, Jon.
    • Narrator : Edward Blake. (Male)
    • System Number : E1987
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure Stories.
    • Summary :
      In the Russia of 1917 Matthew Cabell, an American oil prospector, befriends a Russian Prince and Princess and their English governess.
      In the Russia of 1917 Matthew Cabell, an American oil prospector, befriends a Russian Prince and Princess and their English governess. Their journey across Russia to the Caspian Sea, in the family Rolls Royce, is full of wild adventure and narrow escapes.

  • Title : James Bond and Moonraker
    James Bond and Moonraker
    • Author : Wood, Christopher.
    • Narrator : Peter Saunders. (Male)
    • System Number : E2042
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      The space shuttle, on its way to Britain, has been stolen.
      The space shuttle, on its way to Britain, has been stolen. Following its trail takes James Bond from the Californian desert to Rio, Venice and other exciting places and further adventures.

  • Title : Outback summer
    Outback summer
    • Author : John, Nancy.
    • Narrator : Nikki Jones. (Female)
    • System Number : E2495
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Nicola arrives in Australia to stay with friends on their sheep station, where a man she takes for a station hand is a rival grazier.
      Nicola arrives in Australia to stay with friends on their sheep station, where a man she takes for a station hand is a rival grazier. He wants to take over the property and she falls in love.

  • Title : While fates permit
    While fates permit
    • Author : Bickers, Richard Townshend.
    • Narrator : David Sheppard. (Male)
    • System Number : E2501
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      It all started in 1941.
      It all started in 1941. Scully is unprincipled and a bully who becomes rough with any woman who refuses him. Sylvia, a member of the WAAF, is shy, has lived by a strict moral code, and is away from home for the first time in her young life. She caught Scully’s eye, and so it began. With the strain of daylight operations in Blenheim light bombers, with their heavy casualties, eroding whatever vestiges of decency he once had, Scully believes he was under a sentence of imminent death and must live hard to cram as much pleasure into a very short time as he possibly could. Sylvia admires his courage and therefore sympathises with the appalling stress under which he carries not only the burden of overcoming personal fears but also the responsibility of commanding his crew. Admiration quickly turns into adoring affection… Out of the conflict of their different natures come both delight and tragedy, which are all set against a thrilling background of hectic, realistic battle scenes in the air. Nothing is as simple as it seems, but how will everything unfold?

  • Title : Mr Brading's collection : a Miss Silver mystery
    Mr Brading's collection : a Miss Silver mystery
    • Author : Wentworth, Patricia
    • Narrator : Fay Bailey. (Female)
    • System Number : E3208
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A collector enlists Miss Silver & requests help when his valuable jewels attract criminal attention He cannot say why, but Lewis Brading is an uneasy man.
      A collector enlists Miss Silver & requests help when his valuable jewels attract criminal attention He cannot say why, but Lewis Brading is an uneasy man. A collector of valuable jewels, he has taken the utmost precautions to safeguard what is most precious to him. He houses his gems in a concrete annex, protected by a reinforced steel door, the latest security system, and his own watchful eye. No one has a key but himself and his assistant, and he doesn't doubt that his servant will remain true. The man in his employ is a criminal, and if anything should happen to Brading or his gems, the police will look to him first. And yet, he suspects something may be wrong. He consults Maud Silver, the demure detective, and she tells him to fire his assistant and send his collection to a museum. Ignoring her advice may be the last mistake Lewis Brading ever makes.

  • Title : Far seeks the heart
    Far seeks the heart
    • Author : Laker, Rosalind.
    • Narrator : Maureen Utterson. (Female)
    • System Number : E4413
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Set in the year 1612.
      Set in the year 1612. Denmark and Norway are united against Sweden and Scottish mercenaries are hired to fight for the Swedish King. Scotswoman Ellen Sinclair, pregnant and desperately in love, decides to sail with the Scottish force to be with her man.

  • Title : Poseidon's gold : A Marcus Didius Falco mystery, Book 5
    Poseidon's gold : A Marcus Didius Falco mystery, Book 5
    • Author : Davis, Lindsey
    • Narrator : Simon Prebble (Male)
    • System Number : E4953
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      To many, Rome is the center of the Empire - To Marcus Didius Falco, Imperial spy and casual informer, it is the home of his mother, the domineering matriarch who has kept the Didius clan together since her husband absconded with a redhead some twenty years before - Trouble is the last thing Falco wants on his return from a six-month mission to the German legions - But trouble is in store: his apartment has been wrecked by squatters and an ex-legionnaire friend of his colorfully heroic brother, Festus, has parked himself in the only other possible refuge, his mother's kitchen.
      To many, Rome is the center of the Empire - To Marcus Didius Falco, Imperial spy and casual informer, it is the home of his mother, the domineering matriarch who has kept the Didius clan together since her husband absconded with a redhead some twenty years before - Trouble is the last thing Falco wants on his return from a six-month mission to the German legions - But trouble is in store: his apartment has been wrecked by squatters and an ex-legionnaire friend of his colorfully heroic brother, Festus, has parked himself in the only other possible refuge, his mother's kitchen. What's worse, the man is demanding money allegedly owed him and his legion from one of Festus's wild schemes. Worse still, the only client Falco can get is his mother, who wants him to clear the family name. But little does he realize that trouble is only just beginning: the legionnaire is found viciously stabbed to death, with Falco the prime suspect. His friend Petronius is investigating the case, and while the intrepid Falco treads the dingy streets of Rome, his girlfriend, Helena Justina, is arrested as an accomplice, leaving her aristocratic family even more certain that this plebeian will not make a suitable husband. Even if her family were to agree to the marriage, Falco still needs an impossible 400,000 sesterces to buy himself into the middle rank. And to clear the family name, he has to find Geminus, the father who left all those years before, for he is the only one who knows what Festus was really up to. Compelled to face the past he deplores and a future he despairs of, Falco has just three days to prove he is not a murderer, to trace the real suspect, amass evidence, and win a fortune.

  • Title : The cruel sea
    The cruel sea
    • Author : Monsarrat, Nicholas.
    • Narrator : Christopher Kay. (Male)
    • System Number : E5899
    • 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 : Body of a girl
    Body of a girl
    • Author : Stewart, Leah.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Val Stephens, monitored by Liz Barrell. (Female)
    • System Number : E6174
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Olivia Dale's job as a crime reporter is at once surreal - stepping in and out of stranger's lives with her notebook - and all too real.
      Olivia Dale's job as a crime reporter is at once surreal - stepping in and out of stranger's lives with her notebook - and all too real. But her latest murder investigation has struck a little too close to home.

  • Title : Slaves and obsession
    Slaves and obsession
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Terrence Hardiman.
    • System Number : E6478
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When William and Hester Monk agree to investigate the blackmail threatening a London weapons trader, they are unexpectedly drawn into America's violent Civil War.
      When William and Hester Monk agree to investigate the blackmail threatening a London weapons trader, they are unexpectedly drawn into America's violent Civil War. Daniel Alberton had promised arms to the South but faces a moral dilemma when his daughter Merrit, in love with a Union officer, insists he change sides. When he refuses, she disappears. That night, Alberton is murdered, his weapons are stolen, and Merrit's lover is the immediate suspect.

  • Title : Murder in LaMut
    Murder in LaMut
    • Author : Feist, Raymond E.
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards. (Male)
    • System Number : E6651
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Durine, Kethol and Pirojil are three mercenaries who have spent twenty years fighting other people's battles: against the Tsurani and the Bugs and the goblins, and now it seems they've run out of Tsurani, Bugs and goblins to kill.
      Durine, Kethol and Pirojil are three mercenaries who have spent twenty years fighting other people's battles: against the Tsurani and the Bugs and the goblins, and now it seems they've run out of Tsurani, Bugs and goblins to kill. The prospect of a few months of garrison duty offers a welcome respite.

  • Title : Leaving home
    Leaving home
    • Author : Brookner, Anita.
    • Narrator : Frances Dharmalingam. (Female)
    • System Number : E6867
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A horrifying incident ends a young girl's fascination with France and she is forced to resume her life back home.
      A horrifying incident ends a young girl's fascination with France and she is forced to resume her life back home.

  • Title : No place for a woman
    No place for a woman
    • Author : Hay, Donna.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Frances Dharmalingam, monitored by Jean Bond. (Female)
    • System Number : E7030
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A warm, funny and touching novel about two very different women who have no idea how much they have in common and who are both struggling to find their places in the world.
      A warm, funny and touching novel about two very different women who have no idea how much they have in common and who are both struggling to find their places in the world.

  • Title : White hot
    White hot
    • Author : Brown, Sandra.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Ursula Beaton, monitored by Robin Faulkner. (Female)
    • System Number : E7110
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Ten years ago Sayre Lynch escaped from her small Louisiana hometown.
      Ten years ago Sayre Lynch escaped from her small Louisiana hometown. Now she must return to Destiny to bury her brother, and confront her manipulative father and the painful memories she attempted to flee.

  • Title : Prize murder : Montague Pluke series, Book 6
    Prize murder : Montague Pluke series, Book 6
    • Author : Rhea, Nicholas.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Frances Dharmalingam, monitored by Jean Bond. (Female)
    • System Number : E7206
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      While seeking the legendary Holy Trough of Blackamoor, D I Montague Pluke comes across a corpse; the dead man, Pluke discovers, has been shot.
      While seeking the legendary Holy Trough of Blackamoor, D I Montague Pluke comes across a corpse; the dead man, Pluke discovers, has been shot. It is soon established that the victim was a suspect in a murder investigation, and so the eccentric Pluke is pitched headlong into an investigation, which spans both sides of the Pennines, leading him from the beauty of the great outdoors to the seamy backstreets of Manchester.

  • Title : Ultimate weapon
    Ultimate weapon
    • Author : Ryan, Chris.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Alan Needham, monitored by Pauline Pride. (Male)
    • System Number : E7244
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Nick Scott fought in the SAS during the first Gulf War.
      Nick Scott fought in the SAS during the first Gulf War. Captured and tortured, he was left a broken man. His daughter, Sarah, a beautiful young scientist who has cracked one of the scientific secrets of the age, has vanished and it is up to Nick, and Sarah's lover Jed, to find her and unlock the secret of the Ultimate Weapon.

  • Title : Second honeymoon
    Second honeymoon
    • Author : Trollope, Joanna.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Barbara Reynolds, monitored by Jenifer Jane. (Female)
    • System Number : E7245
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 70 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Meet the Boyd family and the empty nest - whilst Matthew and Rosa struggle to adapt to life on their own, Ben is preparing to leave the nest for the first time.
      Meet the Boyd family and the empty nest - whilst Matthew and Rosa struggle to adapt to life on their own, Ben is preparing to leave the nest for the first time. Mother Edie is distraught, but father Russell is looking forward to getting his wife back after decades of family life.

  • Title : Dr. DeMarr
    Dr. DeMarr
    • Author : Theroux, Paul
    • Narrator : Harry Westwood. (Male)
    • System Number : E10268
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 6 minutes 5 seconds
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A short novel about identical twins, George and Gerald, who hate each other from an early age.
      A short novel about identical twins, George and Gerald, who hate each other from an early age. Unhappily chained together during childhood, adulthood brings release, until George dies and Gerald discovers his double life of fraud and drug abuse. By the author of "Mosquito Coast" and "O.Zone".

  • Title : Heart and soul
    Heart and soul
    • Author : Binchy, Maeve
    • Narrator : Maureen O'Brien. (Female)
    • System Number : E11380
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Heart and Soul follows a group of characters and their families, at work and at home, through love, tragedy -and friendship.
      Heart and Soul follows a group of characters and their families, at work and at home, through love, tragedy -and friendship. Clara Casey, consultant cardiologist and separated mother of two, has been hoping for a more glamorous post that this shabby, run-down, inner-city Cardiac Clinic. But she has agreed to do it for a year, and do it she will. Anya had never intended to leave her beloved Poland, but after the love of her life has abandoned her, life seems bleak and empty. Perhaps a new job in a new country will mend her broken heart.

  • Title : Temptation
    Temptation
    • Author : Woods, Sherryl
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : E11565
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      After losing everything, Callie does a walk-on part for a TV soap opera--and walks right into network president Jason Kane's life.
      After losing everything, Callie does a walk-on part for a TV soap opera--and walks right into network president Jason Kane's life. He sees Callie as the hot new star who can make his show's ratings soar and put some sizzle in his sex life. But when strange accidents start plaguing the set, Jason and Callie find out more than they ever wanted to know about life's plot twists and dangers.

  • Title : The spy who came in from the cold
    The spy who came in from the cold
    • Author : le Carré, John
    • Narrator : Michael Jayston. (Male)
    • System Number : E11928
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries.
      In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries. For Leamas, the head of Berlin Station, the Cold War is over. As he faces the prospect of retirement or worse--a desk job--Control offers him a unique opportunity for revenge. Assuming the guise of an embittered and dissolute ex-agent, Leamas is set up to trap Mundt, the deputy director of the East German Intelligence Service--with himself as the bait. In the background is George Smiley, ready to make the game play out just as Control wants. Setting a standard that has never been surpassed, "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" is a devastating tale of duplicity and espionage.

  • Title : Season of the sun
    Season of the sun
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : E12011
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Zarabeth, with hair as red as an Irish sunset, is chosen by Magnus Haraldsson, a Viking on a trading visit to York, to be his wife.
      Zarabeth, with hair as red as an Irish sunset, is chosen by Magnus Haraldsson, a Viking on a trading visit to York, to be his wife. She is both stunned and fascinated by this man's bluntness, his arrogance, his absolute belief that she is meant to belong to him. He also makes her laugh and ultimately she gives him her trust, not only with her future but with that of her little sister, Lotti. But Zarabeth's stepfather, Olav the Vain, has no intention of setting a bride price on Zarabeth. Zarabeth does eventually return with Magnus to his farmstead in Norway, but as his slave, not as his wife. She wears the slave collar around her neck for all to see, but hides her own pain deep within her. It is the season of the sun in Norway, the clear midnight life of summer, the season of growth and flowering, of treachery and malice.

  • Title : The lies we shared
    The lies we shared
    • Author : Penny, Sarah
    • Narrator : Lorelei St Roas. (Female)
    • System Number : E12014
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      Don't think about the past.
      Don't think about the past. I can't not think about the past. The past is what I am. For Rebecca Falconer the past truly is another country. Two countries, in fact. Zimbabwe and Rhodesia. ...

  • Title : The glass room
    The glass room
    • Author : Mawer, Simon
    • Narrator : Leslee Mordaunt.
    • System Number : E12289
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 9 minutes 11 seconds
    • Genre : Historical Fiction.
    • Summary :
      The precision of science, the wild variance of lust, the catharsis of confession and the fear of failure?
      The precision of science, the wild variance of lust, the catharsis of confession and the fear of failure? These are things that happen in the Glass Room. High on a Czechoslovak hill, the Landauer House shines as a wonder of steel and glass and onyx built specially for newlyweds Viktor and Liesel Landauer, a Jew married to a gentile. But the radiant honesty of 1930 that the house, with its unique Glass Room, seems to engender quickly tarnishes as the storm clouds of WW2 gather, and eventually the family must flee, accompanied by Viktor's lover and her child. But the house's story is far from over, and as it passes from hand to hand, from Czech to Russian, both the best and the worst of the history of Eastern Europe becomes somehow embodied and perhaps emboldened within the beautiful and austere surfaces and planes so carefully designed, until events become full-circle.

  • Title : Winkie
    Winkie
    • Author : Chase, Clifford
    • Narrator : Jim Limerick. (Male)
    • System Number : E12360
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Animal Farm for the 21st century -- an extraordinary, scathing and funny first novel about a teddy bear who finds himself on the wrong side of America's war on terror.
      Animal Farm for the 21st century -- an extraordinary, scathing and funny first novel about a teddy bear who finds himself on the wrong side of America's war on terror.

  • Title : Night Shadow : Night Fire Trilogy, Book 2
    Night Shadow : Night Fire Trilogy, Book 2
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : E12407
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Entrusted with the care of her late fiance's three young children, heartbroken and destitute, Lily Tremaine seeks financial support from Knight Winthrop, her fiance's bachelor cousin and one of London's most notorious rakes.
      Entrusted with the care of her late fiance's three young children, heartbroken and destitute, Lily Tremaine seeks financial support from Knight Winthrop, her fiance's bachelor cousin and one of London's most notorious rakes.

  • Title : Warm bodies
    Warm bodies
    • Author : Marion, Isaac
    • Narrator : Kevin Kenerly. (Male)
    • System Number : E12416
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      A zombie who yearns for a better life ends up falling in love with a human, in this original debut novel.
      A zombie who yearns for a better life ends up falling in love with a human, in this original debut novel. R is a zombie. He has no memories, no identity, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He doesn't enjoy killing people; he enjoys riding escalators and listening to Frank Sinatra. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Not just another zombie novel, this is funny, scary, and deeply moving.

  • Title : The secret recipe for second chances
    The secret recipe for second chances
    • Author : Barrett, J.D.
    • Narrator : Tracey Parker.
    • System Number : E12423
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lucy Muir is leaving her husband.
      Lucy Muir is leaving her husband. It's complicated. They're joint owners and chefs at one of the best restaurants in town, so making a clean break is tough. But, let's face it, a woman can only take so much cheating, recipe stealing and lack of good grace. Despondently driving around the back streets of Woolloomooloo one night, Lucy happens upon an old, empty terrace that was once the city's hottest restaurant: Fortune. But is the abandoned eaterie the second chance Lucy needs to cook herself up a better life?

  • Title : Song of the West : a selection from Home at last
    Song of the West : a selection from Home at last
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean. (Female)
    • System Number : E12480
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When her pregnant sister is restricted to bed rest, Samantha Evans leaves the traffic-choked streets of Philadelphia for the majestic mountains and wide-open plains of Wyoming to help her.
      When her pregnant sister is restricted to bed rest, Samantha Evans leaves the traffic-choked streets of Philadelphia for the majestic mountains and wide-open plains of Wyoming to help her. And while Samantha can appreciate the natural beauty of the land, she has no plans to stay even if she s intrigued by Jake Tanner, a wealthy rancher who's left a trail of broken hearts in his wake. But when a blizzard strands them together, Samantha begins to understand how powerful the pull of the West and Jake can be.

  • Title : Temptation
    Temptation
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Alyson Silverman. (Female)
    • System Number : E12486
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Eden Carlbough is unprepared for the difficulties of running a camp for girls.
      Eden Carlbough is unprepared for the difficulties of running a camp for girls. So she's pretty lucky -- for more than one reason -- when she tumbles from an apple tree into the arms of a strong, capable orchard owner.

  • Title : Torrents of spring
    Torrents of spring
    • Author : Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich.
    • Narrator : Neville Jason. (Male)
    • System Number : E12501
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When young Russian aristocrat Dimitri Sanin, on his way home from Italy, enters a patisserie in Frankfurt, he little dreams it will alter the course of his entire life.
      When young Russian aristocrat Dimitri Sanin, on his way home from Italy, enters a patisserie in Frankfurt, he little dreams it will alter the course of his entire life. Faced with Gemma, the most beautiful girl he has ever seen, he is blown away by the spring torrents of love. But fate has a challenge in store for Sanin, one he must successfully overcome or else he will lose his chance at future happiness.

  • Title : The lady risks all
    The lady risks all
    • Author : Laurens, Stephanie.
    • Narrator : Matthew Brenher. (Male)
    • System Number : E12503
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Neville Roscoe, notorious and enigmatic, lives resolutely outside society, bound only by his own code of honour--until challenged by his desire for the one woman he cannot have.
      Neville Roscoe, notorious and enigmatic, lives resolutely outside society, bound only by his own code of honour--until challenged by his desire for the one woman he cannot have. Miranda Clifford is a lady imprisoned by rigid respectability--until tempted by a passion beyond her power to deny. Flung together in peril, through danger and intrigue, they discover a love impossible to ignore, or keep.

  • Title : Summer island
    Summer island
    • Author : Hannah, Kristin.
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean. (Female)
    • System Number : E12504
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Thirty-four year old Ruby Bridge is a not-too-successful comedienne who uses her mother, a nationally-syndicated "moral and spiritual counselor" as the main fodder for her cynical, rather bitter humor.
      Thirty-four year old Ruby Bridge is a not-too-successful comedienne who uses her mother, a nationally-syndicated "moral and spiritual counselor" as the main fodder for her cynical, rather bitter humor. Her mother Nora, long divorced from Ruby's father is a woman whose past is just about to catch up with her - in the form of blackmail by a former lover. After an accident (an attempted suicide?) Ruby returns to care for her stricken mother - bitterly resenting the fact that once again her mother's life has colonized hers. When she is approached by a publisher to write a biography of her mother, Ruby is desperate for the princely sum offered. Yet her research into her mother's past reveals a woman very different from the one Ruby expected. And what began as "mommy dearest" ends as a love story - not only between mother and daughter, but involving two very different men who play a key role in linking the past to the present.

  • 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 : The gone-away world
    The gone-away world
    • Author : Harkaway, Nick
    • Narrator : Leslee Mordaunt. (Female)
    • System Number : E12595
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      There couldn't be a fire along the Jorgmund Pipe.
      There couldn't be a fire along the Jorgmund Pipe. It was the last thing the world needed. But there it was, burning bright on national television. The Pipe was what kept the Livable Zone safe from the bandits, monsters and nightmares the Go Away War had left in its wake. The fire was a very big problem. Enter Gonzo Lubitsch and his friends, the Haulage & HazMat Emergency Civil Freebooting Company, a team of master troubleshooters who roll into action when things get particularly hot. They helped build the Pipe. Now they have to preserve it -- and save humanity yet again. But this job is not all it seems. It will touch more closely on Gonzo's life, and that of his best friend, than either of them can imagine. And it will decide the fate of the Gone-Away World.

  • Title : The Stepmothers' Support Group
    The Stepmothers' Support Group
    • Author : Baker, Sam
    • Narrator : Narrated by Julia Sherburn and Recorded by Kevan Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : E12660
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      You can't choose your family, but you can choose your friends.
      You can't choose your family, but you can choose your friends. Eve has never imagined herself as a stepmother. But when she falls in love with Ian, he comes with a ready-made family of three children. And to make things worse, he's widower.

  • Title : The house at the end of the street
    The house at the end of the street
    • Author : Jones, Jennie
    • Narrator : Tracey Parker. (Female)
    • System Number : E12688
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 59 minutes 55 seconds
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Bestselling Australian author Jennie Jones takes us back to Swallow's Fall for one more story: Gemma has a burning need to stay and make a home.
      Bestselling Australian author Jennie Jones takes us back to Swallow's Fall for one more story: Gemma has a burning need to stay and make a home. All Josh has ever wanted is to get out. Now he has the chance, and all he needs to do is tie up a few loose ends.

  • Title : South of hell
    South of hell
    • Author : Parrish, P.J.
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm. (Male)
    • System Number : E12730
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Years after the mysterious disappearance of his wife Jean, Owen Brandt is released from prison, having served time for a string of violent crimes against women.
      Years after the mysterious disappearance of his wife Jean, Owen Brandt is released from prison, having served time for a string of violent crimes against women. Although there was never proof to suggest that Brandt had any part in his wife going missing, PI Louis Kincaid agrees to take another look at the case, with the help of Miami detective Joe Frye. When Louis and Joe go to the now derelict Brandt farmhouse, located just south of a town called Hell, they find a teenage girl hiding there. Though frightened and confused, she tells them that her name is Amy, and that she is the daughter of Jean and Owen Brandt. But the Brandts never had a child, or so people in the town seem to think. As Amy starts to remember details from the past, signs begin to suggest that Owen Brandt killed his wife. But how do Louis and Joe know if they can trust Amy? What secrets from Louis' own past could distract him from the investigation? And can they uncover the truth before it's too late?

  • Title : The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 years old
    The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 years old
    • Author : Groen, Hendrik
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Limerick and recorded by Caroline Pembroke. (Male)
    • System Number : E12829
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      Tuesday, 1 January.
      Tuesday, 1 January. Another year, and I still don't like old people. Their Zimmer-frame shuffle, their endless complaints, their tea and biscuits, their bellyaching. Me? I'm eighty-three . . .'Meet Hendrik Groen. An octogenarian in a care home who has no intention of doing what he's told, or dying quietly. To that end, he creates the Old-But-Not-Dead Club and with his fellow members sets about living his final years with careless abandon. Such anarchism infuriates the care home director but pleases Eefje, the woman who makes Hendrik's frail heart palpitate. If it's never too late to have fun, then can it ever be too late to meet the love of your life?

  • Title : Changing times
    Changing times
    • Author : Staples, Mary Jane
    • Narrator : Kerry Gallimore (Female)
    • System Number : E12844
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Genre : Domestic fiction
    • Summary :
      It is 1953 - Coronation year - and like all of Cockney London the members of the Adams family are looking forward to the celebration- s.
      It is 1953 - Coronation year - and like all of Cockney London the members of the Adams family are looking forward to the celebration- s. Chinese Lady, now Lady Finch, worries that her friends will think she is too grand to mingle with them. But her husband has a more pressing worry - the sudden appearance of the lovely but mysterious Katje Galicia, who knows more than she should about his own chequered past. With the young Queen now on the throne, times are changing for the Adams family.

  • Title : The silence between breaths
    The silence between breaths
    • Author : Staincliffe, Cath
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : E12846
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Passengers boarding the 10.35 train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston are bound for work, assignations, reunions, holidays or new starts, with no idea that their journey is about to be brutally curtailed.Holly has just landed her dream job, which should make life a lot easier than it has been, and Jeff is heading for his first ever work interview after months of unemployment.
      Passengers boarding the 10.35 train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston are bound for work, assignations, reunions, holidays or new starts, with no idea that their journey is about to be brutally curtailed.Holly has just landed her dream job, which should make life a lot easier than it has been, and Jeff is heading for his first ever work interview after months of unemployment. They end up sitting next to each other. Onboard customer service assistant Naz dreams of better things as he collects rubbish from the passengers. And among the others travelling are Nick with his young family who are driving him crazy; pensioner Meg and her partner setting off on a walking holiday and facing an uncertain future; Caroline, run ragged by the competing demands of her stroppy teenage children and her demented mother; and Rhona, unhappy at work and desperate to get home to her small daughter. And in the middle of the carriage sits Saheel, carrying a deadly rucksack...

  • Title : The Chilbury Ladies Choir
    The Chilbury Ladies Choir
    • Author : Ryan, Jennifer
    • Narrator : Coralie Ellement. (Female)
    • System Number : E12856
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away fighting, the women of Chilbury village forge an uncommon bond.
      As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away fighting, the women of Chilbury village forge an uncommon bond. They defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to close the choir and instead resurrect themselves as the Chilbury Ladies' Choir. There's a timid widow devastated when her only son goes to fight; the older daughter of a local scion drawn to a mysterious artist; her younger sister pining over an impossible crush; a Jewish refugee from Czechoslovakia hiding a family secret; and a conniving midwife plotting to outrun her seedy past.

  • Title : The secret adventures of Charlotte Bronte : a novel
    The secret adventures of Charlotte Bronte : a novel
    • Author : Rowland, Laura Joh
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : E12916
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction.
    • Summary :
      Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Bronte sets off for London to clear her name.
      Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Bronte sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past. With the clandestine aid of the other Bronte sisters, Emily and Anne, and of the suspiciously well-informed but irresistibly attractive brother of the victim, Charlotte works to unravel a deadly web of intrigue that threatens not only her own safety but the very fabric of the British Empire. Will Charlotte be able to stop a devious, invisible villain whose schemes threaten her life, her family, and her country?

  • Title : The Glory Boys
    The Glory Boys
    • Author : Reeman, Douglas
    • Narrator : David Rintoul. (Male)
    • System Number : E12917
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      They are called the Glory Boys, by those who regard their exploits with envy or contempt.
      They are called the Glory Boys, by those who regard their exploits with envy or contempt. Bob Kearton is one of them. Already a veteran and survivor of the close action in the English Channel and North Sea, in January of 1943 he is ordered to the Mediterranean and beleagured Malta, a mere sixty miles from occupied Sicily. Unexpectedly promoted to lieutenant-commander, he is given charge of a newly formed -- and as yet incomplete -- flotilla of motor torpedo boats. The tide of defeat is thought to be turning, the enemy no longer advancing along the North African coast with Egypt and India as final objectives, and Kearton's is a new war of stealth, subterfuge, and daring, in which the Glory Boys are only too expendable.

  • Title : Dreaming South Terrace : a novel
    Dreaming South Terrace : a novel
    • Author : Menzies, Bruce
    • Narrator : Tracey Parker. (Female)
    • System Number : E12936
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      This novel explores the evolution of a close-knit group of baby-boomers.
      This novel explores the evolution of a close-knit group of baby-boomers. We are taken back to 1990 where the port of Fremantle in Western Australia has morphed from 'shabby backwater to bohemian chic'. Eight-year-old Amity tags along each week with her parents to Drifters Cafe. Against a back-drop of change, at home and abroad, her parents and their friends discuss their lives and the world at large. Meanwhile, at an adjoining table, old Winnie tunes in to the conversations around her and reflects on her past, with all its joys and sorrows. Fast forward 25 years. Amity is now an historian, working on a narrative about her community. Using her parents and their group as her guinea pigs, Amity re-fashions their memories, aided by the notebooks of the long-departed Winnie. Dreaming South Terrace shines a light on the hearts and minds of its cast of characters, united in their love affair with the port city and the whiff of caffeine.

  • Title : The master bedroom
    The master bedroom
    • Author : Hadley, Tessa
    • Narrator : Charlotte Strevens. (Female)
    • System Number : E12941
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Kate Flynn, 43, has given up her university career to come home and look after her mother in Firenze, their big house by a lake in Cardiff.
      Kate Flynn, 43, has given up her university career to come home and look after her mother in Firenze, their big house by a lake in Cardiff. When Kate meets her old friend David Roberts, she begins to obsess about him: she knows its because she's bored, but she can't stop. David is married, rational, dependable: the last type to want an affair. David's marriage isn't as solid as it looks, though, so he takes refuge in Firenze, where he can talk to Kate about music. But David's 17-year-old son Jamie is also drawn to the old house full of books and history. More like Kate than his father is, bookish and clever, he wants to find out all about life from her.

  • Title : I'll walk alone
    I'll walk alone
    • Author : Higgins Clark, Mary
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm. (Male)
    • System Number : E12953
    • 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 : Lands Beyond the Sea
    Lands Beyond the Sea
    • Author : McKinley, Tamara
    • Narrator : Lorelei St Roas.
    • System Number : E12967
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is 1768.
      It is 1768. For thousands of years Australia has been inhabited only by the Aborigines who understand its land so well. But giant boats filled with white ghost-men are arriving, and their shores are now under a terrifying invasion. Longing to see the world, Jonathan Cadwallader joins the Endeavour's voyage to find the so-called "Lands Beyond the Sea". But it is a journey that will have far-reaching consequences... Susan Penhalligan mourns everything she has lost to the sea. But she does not yet know that her destiny actually lies across that ocean, and further from her native Cornwall than she could ever imagine. Having survived transportation, Billy Penhalligan clings to the promise of a new life and a new beginning. But there's more suffering to face before he or his fellow convicts can call Australia home.

  • Title : Citizen
    Citizen
    • Author : Brooks, Charlie
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards. (Male)
    • System Number : E12971
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      From former top trainer Charlie Brooks comes a thriller of horseracing, dirty dealing, big business and a test of loyalty under extreme pressure…General Shalakov, brutal Russian oligarch, has business interests across many continents.
      From former top trainer Charlie Brooks comes a thriller of horseracing, dirty dealing, big business and a test of loyalty under extreme pressure…General Shalakov, brutal Russian oligarch, has business interests across many continents. Yet he craves prestige in the West. His ambition is to corner the thoroughbred stallion market in Europe. Massively rich, he is prepared to bribe, torture and murder to achieve his goal.Tipper O’Reilly, apprentice jockey, learns the hard way that survival is as much about what happens off the track as in the saddle. And he’s about to be drawn into a whole different world.Coerced into working at Shalakov’s state-of-the-art training complex miles from Moscow, Tipper has no concept of what's really going on behind the efficient facade. There'll be only one survivor of the final race.

  • Title : Home again
    Home again
    • Author : Hannah, Kristin
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : E12983
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      At the centre of "Home Again" is Madelaine a brilliant cardiologist, a loving mother, a tender friend, and a woman full of self-doubt.
      At the centre of "Home Again" is Madelaine a brilliant cardiologist, a loving mother, a tender friend, and a woman full of self-doubt. It is also the story of her confused and angry daughter, Lina, and of the two very different men Madelaine loves: Francis, a priest searching for his faith, and Angel, a talented but cynical man with a broken heart. When tragedy suddenly brings them all together, they must learn to forgive the betrayals of the past and find the courage to love again.

  • Title : Mad men, bad girls and the Guerrilla Knitters Institute
    Mad men, bad girls and the Guerrilla Knitters Institute
    • Author : Groff, Maggie
    • Narrator : Georgie Parker. (Female)
    • System Number : E12984
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mad Men, Bad Girls and the Guerilla Knitters Institute is frequently hilarious, always surprising, and delivered with a strong cast of charmingly eccentric characters.
      Mad Men, Bad Girls and the Guerilla Knitters Institute is frequently hilarious, always surprising, and delivered with a strong cast of charmingly eccentric characters. When a secretive American cult moves to the Gold Coast, freelance journalist Scout Davis's investigative antennae start quivering. She sets out to expose the cult's lunatic beliefs and bizarre practices, but when she learns the identity of a recent recruit, her quest becomes personal. And dangerous. But Scout has her secrets too. In the dead of night she sneaks out with an underground group of yarn bombers to decorate the locality with artworks. The next mission ticks all the right boxes, it's risky, difficult and extremely silly. However, Scout has a sneaking suspicion that the local police sergeant, Rafe Kelly, is hot on her tail.

  • Title : Sacre Bleu
    Sacre Bleu
    • Author : Moore, Christopher
    • Narrator : Euan Morton. (Male)
    • System Number : E12985
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Baker-turned-painter Lucien Lessard and bon vivant Henri Toulouse-Lautrec vow to discover the truth behind the untimely death of their friend Vincent van Gogh, which leads them on a surreal odyssey and brothel-crawl deep into the art world of late-nineteenth-century Paris.
      Baker-turned-painter Lucien Lessard and bon vivant Henri Toulouse-Lautrec vow to discover the truth behind the untimely death of their friend Vincent van Gogh, which leads them on a surreal odyssey and brothel-crawl deep into the art world of late-nineteenth-century Paris.

  • Title : The countess
    The countess
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : E12986
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Andrea Jameson, unlike the conventional Gothic heroine, isn't a destitute governess.
      Andrea Jameson, unlike the conventional Gothic heroine, isn't a destitute governess. She's young, rich, and toothsome, and adores her Dandie Dinmont terrier, George. However, Andrea doesn't have a single dream of meeting Mr. Right, marrying, and living happily ever after. Go figure. She strikes a bargain with an older widowed earl who promises her all the razzle-dazzle with the obey part. She's perfectly happy with the deal until she meets the earl's nephew and realizes fairly quickly that she might have made an exceptional blunder. But she doesn't have much time to ponder her dim-witted choice of husband because someone is trying to kill her. Will she survive to marry the man of her dreams?

  • Title : The stars are fire
    The stars are fire
    • Author : Shreve, Anita
    • Narrator : Suzanne Elise Freeman. (Female)
    • System Number : E13020
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      1947.
      1947. Fires are racing along the coast of Maine after a summer-long drought, ravaging thousands of acres. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband Gene joins the volunteers fighting the fire. Along with her best friend, Rosie, and Rosie's two young children, the women watch in horror as their houses go up in flames. When dawn comes, they have miraculously survived, but their lives are forever changed. In the midst of devastating loss, Grace discovers glorious new freedoms - joys and triumphs she could never have expected her narrow life with Gene could contain - and her spirit soars. And then the unthinkable happens, and Grace's bravery is tested as never before.

  • Title : The alchemist
    The alchemist
    • Author : Coelho, Paulo
    • Narrator : Margaret Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : E13021
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Santiago, a young shepherd living in the hills of Andalucia, feels that there is more to life than his humble home and his flock.
      Santiago, a young shepherd living in the hills of Andalucia, feels that there is more to life than his humble home and his flock. One day he finds the courage to follow his dreams into distant lands, each step galvanised by the knowledge that he is following the right path: his own. The people he meets along the way, the things he sees and the wisdom he learns are life-changing. With Paulo Coelho's visionary blend of spirituality, magical realism and folklore, The Alchemist is a story with the power to inspire nations and change people's lives.

  • Title : A whole life
    A whole life
    • Author : Seethaler, Robert
    • Narrator : Suzanne O'Mahony. (Female)
    • System Number : E13025
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Andreas lives his whole life in the Austrian Alps, where he arrives as a young boy taken in by a farming family.
      Andreas lives his whole life in the Austrian Alps, where he arrives as a young boy taken in by a farming family. He is a man of very few words and so, when he falls in love with Marie, he doesn't ask for her hand in marriage, but instead has some of his friends light her name at dusk across the mountain. When Marie dies in an avalanche, pregnant with their first child, Andreas' heart is broken. He leaves his valley just once more, to fight in WWII - where he is taken prisoner in the Caucasus - and returns to find that modernity has reached his remote haven... (Translated from the German by Charlotte Collins.)

  • Title : Letter from Peking
    Letter from Peking
    • Author : Buck, Pearl S.
    • Narrator : Bonnie Hurren. (Female)
    • System Number : E13026
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When the Communist revolution breaks in China, Elizabeth MacLeod returns home to Vermont with her young son Rennie, while her husband Gerald, who is half-American, half-Chinese, remains in Peking.
      When the Communist revolution breaks in China, Elizabeth MacLeod returns home to Vermont with her young son Rennie, while her husband Gerald, who is half-American, half-Chinese, remains in Peking. Sentenced to life of a widow - though not a widow - Elizabeth can only wait and wait. But the past and the future meet in a turmoil when she receives a letter from Peking.

  • Title : The secrets she keeps
    The secrets she keeps
    • Author : Robotham, Michael.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd.
    • System Number : E13029
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 5 minutes 2 seconds
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Everyone has an idea of what their perfect life is.
      Everyone has an idea of what their perfect life is. For Agatha, it's Meghan Shaughnessy's. These two women from vastly different backgrounds have one thing in common - a dangerous secret that could destroy everything they hold dear. Both will risk everything to hide the truth, but their worlds are about to collide in a shocking act that cannot be undone.

  • Title : Marlborough Man
    Marlborough Man
    • Author : Carter, Alan
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm. (Male)
    • System Number : E13031
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Nick Chester is working as a sergeant for the Havelock police in the Marlborough Sound, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island.
      Nick Chester is working as a sergeant for the Havelock police in the Marlborough Sound, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island. If the river isn’t flooded and the land hasn’t slipped, it’s paradise. Unless you are also hiding from a ruthless man with a grudge, in which case, remote beauty has its own kind of danger. In the last couple of weeks, two locals have vanished. Their bodies are found, but the Pied Piper is still at large.Marlborough Man is a gripping story about the hunter and the hunted, and about what happens when evil takes hold in a small town.

  • Title : Remarkable creatures
    Remarkable creatures
    • Author : Chevalier, Tracy
    • Narrator : Joan Scafe. (Female)
    • System Number : E13037
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      On the windswept, fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast, poor and uneducated Mary Anning learns that she has a unique gift: "the eye" to spot fossils no one else can see.
      On the windswept, fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast, poor and uneducated Mary Anning learns that she has a unique gift: "the eye" to spot fossils no one else can see. When she uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home, she sets the religious community on edge, the townspeople to gossip, and the scientific world alight. After enduring bitter cold, thunderstorms, and landslips, her challenges only grow when she falls in love with an impossible man. Mary soon finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot, a middle-class spinster who shares her passion for scouring the beaches. Their relationship strikes a delicate balance between fierce loyalty, mutual appreciation, and barely suppressed envy, but ultimately turns out to be their greatest asset. Remarkable Creatures is a stunning historical novel that follows the story of two extraordinary 19th century fossil hunters who changed the scientific world forever.

  • Title : The little Paris bookshop
    The little Paris bookshop
    • Author : George, Nina
    • Narrator : Ray Sawyer. Jilly Bond. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13041
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Originally published in Germany as "Das Lavendelzimmer" by Knaur Verlag, an imprint of Verlagsgruppe Droemer Knaur, Munich, Germany, ©2013 by Knaur Verlag.
      Originally published in Germany as "Das Lavendelzimmer" by Knaur Verlag, an imprint of Verlagsgruppe Droemer Knaur, Munich, Germany, ©2013 by Knaur Verlag. Translated by Simon Pare. On a beautifully restored barge on the Seine, Jean Perdu runs a bookshop; or more accurately, a "literary apothecary", for this bookseller possesses a rare gift for sensing precisely which books will soothe the troubled souls of every customer. The only person he is unable to cure, it seems, is himself. He has nursed a broken heart ever since the fateful night, 21 years ago, when the love of his life fled Paris, leaving behind a handwritten letter that he has never dared open. The arrival of a tearful, mysterious new neighbour in his eccentric apartment building on Rue Montagnard inspires Jean to unlock his heart, unmoor the floating bookshop and set off for Provence, in search of the past and his beloved.

  • Title : With my body
    With my body
    • Author : Gemmell, Nikki
    • Narrator : Sarah Feathers. (Female)
    • System Number : E13042
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A woman, married with three children, is contemplating middle age along with all the constraints of motherhood.
      A woman, married with three children, is contemplating middle age along with all the constraints of motherhood. Even her husband, whom she loves, has never reached the core of her. Despairing of ever finding her own identity, she returns to the the memory of an old love affair - the consequences of which she has never resolved.

  • Title : The rules of backyard cricket
    The rules of backyard cricket
    • Author : Serong, Jock
    • Narrator : Rupert Degas
    • System Number : E13045
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      It starts in a suburban backyard with Darren Keefe and his older brother, sons of a fierce and gutsy single mother.
      It starts in a suburban backyard with Darren Keefe and his older brother, sons of a fierce and gutsy single mother. The endless glow of summer, the bottomless fury of contest. All the love and hatred in two small bodies poured into the rules of a made-up game. Darren has two big talents: cricket and trouble. No surprise that he becomes an Australian sporting star of the bad-boy variety:one of those men who's always got away with things and just keeps getting. Until the day we meet him, middle aged, in the boot of a car. Gagged, cable-tied, a bullet in his knee. Everything pointing towards a shallow grave. The Rules of Backyard Cricket is a novel of suspense in the tradition of Peter Temple's Truth. With glorious writing harnessed to a gripping narrative, it observes celebrity, masculinity--humanity--with clear-eyed lyricism and exhilarating narrative drive.

  • Title : The skeleton key : a Pandora English novel
    The skeleton key : a Pandora English novel
    • Author : Moss, Tara
    • Narrator : Matilda Reed.
    • System Number : E13047
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      By day Pandora English is a lowly fashion assistant.
      By day Pandora English is a lowly fashion assistant. By night, she is a supernatural scion. The Crow Moon is rising and Pandora has a date with Civil War soldier Lieutenant Luke, who will be flesh-and-blood for one night only. When Lieutenant Luke disappears, Pandora must unlock the mysteries of Number One Addams Avenue with her skeleton key and discover the secrets that lie in the forgotten laboratory of Dr Edmund Barrett. For Pandora has been warned: a powerful force is in the house. As Friday the Thirteenth looms, Pandora English and the citizens of Spektor are in grave danger. For the dead will rise and terror shall reign.

  • Title : Mrs. Mike
    Mrs. Mike
    • Author : Freedman, Benedict and Nancy
    • Narrator : Kirsten Potter. (Female)
    • System Number : E13049
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Recently arrived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, after a long, hard journey from Boston, sixteen-year-old Katherine Mary O'Fallon never imagined that she could lose her heart so easily or so completely.
      Recently arrived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, after a long, hard journey from Boston, sixteen-year-old Katherine Mary O'Fallon never imagined that she could lose her heart so easily or so completely. Mike Slannigan, standing over six feet tall, with "eyes so blue you could swim in them," is a well respected sergeant in the Canadian Mounted Police and a man of great courage, kindness, and humor. Together, he and his beloved Kathy manage to live a good, honest life in this harsh, unforgiving land and to find strength in a love as beautiful and compelling as the wilderness around them.

  • Title : The blood whisperer
    The blood whisperer
    • Author : Sharp, Zoe
    • Narrator : Lewis Hancock. (Male)
    • System Number : E13051
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The uncanny abilities of London crime-scene specialist Kelly Jacks to coax evidence from the most unpromising of crime scenes once earned her the nickname of The Blood Whisperer.
      The uncanny abilities of London crime-scene specialist Kelly Jacks to coax evidence from the most unpromising of crime scenes once earned her the nickname of The Blood Whisperer. Then six years ago Kelly woke next to the butchered body of a man, the knife in her hands and no memory of what happened. Now released after serving her sentence for involuntary manslaughter, she gets a job at a crime-scene cleaning firm. But when she asks questions about a suicide somebody doesn't want answered she finds herself fleeing from the police, Russian thugs and a local gangster. Now street-smart and wary, can she use everything she's learned inside to evade capture, stay alive and clear her name?

  • 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 : E13056
    • 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 : Lords of the bow : The conqueror series, Book 2
    Lords of the bow : The conqueror series, Book 2
    • Author : Iggulden, Conn
    • Narrator : Stephen Thorne. (Male)
    • System Number : E13066
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction
    • Summary :
      A wonderful, epic story which Conn Iggulden brings brilliantly to life.
      A wonderful, epic story which Conn Iggulden brings brilliantly to life. The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming but finally, triumphantly, Temujin of the Wolves, Genghis Khan, is given the full accolade of the overall leader and their oaths. Now he can begin to meld all the previously warring people into one army, one nation. But the task Genghis has set himself and them is formidable. He is determined to travel to the land of the long-time enemy, the Chin and attack them there. The young warrior has become a notable and victorious military commander of thousands: he must now learn to become a great leader of peoples of many different races and religions. Lords of the Bow is a deeply satisfying novel. It is epic in scope, convincing, and fascinating in the narration of an extraordinary story. Above all Genghis Khan continues to dominate the scene as he matures from the young boy of Wolf of the Plains to the great Conqueror.

  • Title : Morality for beautiful girls
    Morality for beautiful girls
    • Author : McCall Smith, Alexander
    • Narrator : Lisette Lecat. (Female)
    • System Number : E13067
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Precious Ramotswe, founder and owner of the only detective agency for the concerns of both ladies and others, investigates the alleged poisoning of the brother of an important "Government Man," and the moral character of the four finalists of the Miss Beauty and Integrity Contest, the winner of which will almost certainly be a contestant for the title of Miss Botswana.
      Precious Ramotswe, founder and owner of the only detective agency for the concerns of both ladies and others, investigates the alleged poisoning of the brother of an important "Government Man," and the moral character of the four finalists of the Miss Beauty and Integrity Contest, the winner of which will almost certainly be a contestant for the title of Miss Botswana. Yet her business is having money problems, and when other difficulties arise at her fiance's Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors, she discovers the reliable Mr J.L.B. Matekoni is more complicated than he seems.

  • Title : Hadassah : one night with the king
    Hadassah : one night with the king
    • Author : Tenney, Tommy
    • Narrator : Leslee Mordaunt. (Female)
    • System Number : E13071
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Both a thriller and a Jewish woman's memoir, Hadassah takes readers to ancient Persia (now known as Iraq), into the inner sanctum of the palace and back out into the war zones of battle and political intrigue.
      Both a thriller and a Jewish woman's memoir, Hadassah takes readers to ancient Persia (now known as Iraq), into the inner sanctum of the palace and back out into the war zones of battle and political intrigue. This gripping drama of a simple peasant girl chosen over many more qualified candidates to become Esther, Queen of Persia, captures the imagination and fires the emotions of men and women alike.

  • Title : The summer of secrets
    The summer of secrets
    • Author : Reilly, Martina
    • Narrator : Coralie Ellement. (Female)
    • System Number : E13072
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hope is about to go travelling.
      Hope is about to go travelling. She needs to escape from her IT job in London and think about what she wants to do with the rest of her life. But what she doesn't know is that the unthinkable is about to happen. The plane she's travelling on crash lands, killing most of her fellow passengers. Hope is one of only a handful to survive. When she wakes up she finds herself in hospital, her best friends at her side. They are taking her home, they say, to recuperate. But home is the last place Hope wants to go - not now, with all the secrets she's carrying.

  • Title : The Walworth beauty
    The Walworth beauty
    • Author : Roberts, Michele
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : E13082
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 50 minutes 28 seconds
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Madeleine loses her job as a lecturer, she decides to leave her riverside flat in cobbled Stew Lane, where history never feels far away, and move to Apricot Place.
      When Madeleine loses her job as a lecturer, she decides to leave her riverside flat in cobbled Stew Lane, where history never feels far away, and move to Apricot Place. Yet here too, in this quiet Walworth cul-de-sac, she senses the past encroaching: a shifting in the atmosphere, a current of unseen life. 1851: Joseph Benson has been employed by Henry Mayhew to help research his articles on the working classes. A family man with mouths to feed, Joseph is tasked with coaxing testimony from prostitutes. Roaming the Southwark streets, he is tempted by brothels' promises of pleasure -- and as he struggles with his assignment, he seeks answers in Apricot Place, where the enigmatic Mrs Dulcimer runs a boarding house. As these entwined stories unfold, alive with the sensations of London past and present, the two eras brush against each other -- a breath at Madeleine's neck, a voice in her head -- the murmurs of ghosts echoing through time.

  • Title : Union Atlantic
    Union Atlantic
    • Author : Haslett, Adam
    • Narrator : David Aaron Baker. (Male)
    • System Number : E13087
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      At the heart of Union Atlantic lies a test of wills between a young banker, Doug Fanning, and a retired schoolteacher, Charlotte Graves, whose two dogs have begun to speak to her - When Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden, Massachusetts, she determines to oust him in court.
      At the heart of Union Atlantic lies a test of wills between a young banker, Doug Fanning, and a retired schoolteacher, Charlotte Graves, whose two dogs have begun to speak to her - When Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden, Massachusetts, she determines to oust him in court. As a senior manager of Union Atlantic bank, a major financial conglomerate, Doug is embroiled in the company's struggle to remain afloat. It is Charlotte's brother, Henry Graves, the president of the New York Federal Reserve, who must keep a watchful eye on Union Atlantic and the entire financial system. Drawn into Doug and Charlotte's intensifying conflict is Nate Fuller, a troubled high-school senior who unwittingly stirs powerful emotions in each of them.

  • Title : Force of Nature
    Force of Nature
    • Author : Harper, Jane
    • Narrator : Steven Shanahan. (Male)
    • System Number : E13088
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track - Only four come out the other side - The hike through the rugged landscape is meant to take the office colleagues out of their air-conditioned comfort zone and teach resilience and team building - At least that is what the corporate retreat website advertises - Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk has a particularly keen interest in the whereabouts of the missing bush-walker - Alice Russell is the whistle-blower in his latest case - and Alice knew secrets.
      Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track - Only four come out the other side - The hike through the rugged landscape is meant to take the office colleagues out of their air-conditioned comfort zone and teach resilience and team building - At least that is what the corporate retreat website advertises - Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk has a particularly keen interest in the whereabouts of the missing bush-walker - Alice Russell is the whistle-blower in his latest case - and Alice knew secrets. About the company she worked for and the people she worked with. Far from the hike encouraging teamwork, the women tell Falk a tale of suspicion, violence and disintegrating trust. And as he delves into the disappearance, it seems some dangers may run far deeper than anyone knew.

  • Title : A sudden, fearful death
    A sudden, fearful death
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Terrence Hardiman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13093
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Death might be commonplace in 1857 in the Royal Free Hospital in London's Gray's Inn Road, but murder certainly isn't.
      Death might be commonplace in 1857 in the Royal Free Hospital in London's Gray's Inn Road, but murder certainly isn't. When the body of Prudence Barrymore, a gently bred, dedicated and passionate nurse, is discovered stuffed into a laundry chute no one, high born or low, can be beyond suspicion. But the police seem determined to concentrate their efforts on proving Dr Kristian Beck the culprit, because he is foreign. Concerned and unhappy with this state of affairs, Lady Callandra Daviot of the Board of Governers asks Investigator William Monk to pursue the case. Monk, frustrated by the lingering traces of amnesia caused by an accident, agrees, and calls upon his old colleagues to aid him. Hester Latterly, an independent young woman who served with Florence Nightingale in the Crimean War, knew the dead woman there; Hester's profession provides the perfect cover for her to obtain work at the Royal Free. And Oliver Rathbone, a brilliant barrister, who is brought in as counsel for the defence. But under the ever-present shadow of the gallows, and inching towards the appalling solution, the three begin to despair of justice ever prevailing.

  • Title : An echo of murder
    An echo of murder
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Jonathan Oliver. (Male)
    • System Number : E13094
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      London, 1870: A Hungarian immigrant is found dead, with a bayonet through his heart, his fingers broken and his body surrounded by seventeen blood-dipped candles.
      London, 1870: A Hungarian immigrant is found dead, with a bayonet through his heart, his fingers broken and his body surrounded by seventeen blood-dipped candles. Commander William Monk of the Thames River Police suspects the killer is from within the community, but when another murder occurs, Monk fears the immigrants are being targeted by an outsider... Meanwhile, Hester is reunited with a traumatized doctor who was left for dead on a Crimean battlefield. Fitz made his way home via Hungary and is now living in the community. Hester is determined to help him and, when he is accused of the killings, sets out to prove his innocence...

  • Title : The fortress of the pearl
    The fortress of the pearl
    • Author : Moorcock, Michael
    • Narrator : John Goldsmith. (Male)
    • System Number : E13095
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Feared by enemies and friends alike, Elric of Melnibone walks a lonely path among the worlds of the multiverse.
      Feared by enemies and friends alike, Elric of Melnibone walks a lonely path among the worlds of the multiverse. The destroyer of his own cruel and ancient race, as well as its final ruler, Elric is the bearer of a destiny as dark and cursed as the vampiric sword he carries - the sentient black blade known as Stormbringer.

  • Title : Dorchester Terrace : a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel
    Dorchester Terrace : a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : E13096
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thomas Pitt is the powerful head of Britain's Special Branch, and some people fear that he may have been promoted beyond his abilities.
      Thomas Pitt is the powerful head of Britain's Special Branch, and some people fear that he may have been promoted beyond his abilities. He, too, has moments of self-doubt, especially as rumors reach him of a plot to blow up connections on the Dover-London rail line, - on which Austrian duke Alois Habsburg is soon to travel to visit his royal English kin. Why would anyone destroy an entire train to kill one person, or are the rumors designed to distract Pitt from an even more devastating plot?

  • Title : Blue-eyed devil
    Blue-eyed devil
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Renee Raudman (Female)
    • System Number : E13097
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Meet the Blue-Eyed Devil- His name is Hardy Cates.
      Meet the Blue-Eyed Devil- His name is Hardy Cates. He’s a self-made millionaire who comes from the wrong side of the tracks. He’s made enemies in the rough-and-tumble ride to the top of Houston’s oil industry. He’s got hot blood in his veins. And vengeance on his mind. Meet the Heiress- She’s Haven Travis. Despite her family’s money, she refuses to set out on the path they’ve chosen for her. But when Haven marries a man her family disapproves of, her life is set on a new and dangerous course. Two years later, Haven comes home, determined to guard her heart. And Hardy Cates, a family enemy, is the last person she needs darkening her door or setting her soul on fire. Watch the Sparks Fly.... Filled with Lisa Kleypas’s trademark sensuality, filled with characters you love to hate and men you love to love, Blue-Eyed Devil will hold you captive in its storytelling power as the destiny of two people unfolds with every magical word.

  • Title : Blood on the water : a William Monk novel
    Blood on the water : a William Monk novel
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : David Colacci. (Male)
    • System Number : E13098
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Though Monk is witness to the terrible bombing of an afternoon pleasure boat on the river that leaves 200 people dead, much to his dismay the case is taken from his hands and given over to the commissioner of police.
      Though Monk is witness to the terrible bombing of an afternoon pleasure boat on the river that leaves 200 people dead, much to his dismay the case is taken from his hands and given over to the commissioner of police. An Egyptian man is quickly caught, tried, and sentenced to death--and then just as swiftly murdered in prison. When evidence surfaces that proves the dead man innocent, the case is handed back to Monk, who must now rely on his own memory of the event to help piece together what really happened. His investigation leads him down a dangerous road, one in which wealthy and powerful men gamble for control of the Suez Canal, so crucial to the Empire's future. With his wife Hester and friend Oliver Rathbone, Monk soon reveals that the attack is not quite what it seems--but as he begins to unravel the motives behind it, he finds himself treading the dangerous waters of international political intrigue, where justice always comes with a price...and inadvertently makes himself the next target.

  • Title : Brown-eyed girl
    Brown-eyed girl
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Brittany Pressley. (Female)
    • System Number : E13099
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Avery Crosslin is a talented young fashion designer with a bright future ahead of her.
      Avery Crosslin is a talented young fashion designer with a bright future ahead of her. But when the company goes into liquidation, Avery finds herself without a job and a boyfriend who decides to leave her. When her father falls ill, Avery is by his side day and night. But one evening she notices a young man, Joe, in distress and offers to help. Their instant attraction to one another is magnetic but even though she is unexpectedly charmed by the good-looking stranger, Avery tells him that she has to leave. He asks for her name and number, but she lies and tells him she has a boyfriend. At this point in Avery's life, the last thing she wants or needs is more complications. The next day, as Avery returns to the hospital to thank the nurses for taking such good care of her father at the end of his life, one of them gives her an envelope from Joe. It is addressed to "Brown-Eyed Girl." Avery knows she wants to see Joe again but she faces a dilemma.

  • Title : Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor
    Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : E13100
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Mark Nolan's happy-go-lucky bachelorhood is interrupted by the death of his sister and his subsequent guardianship of her six-year-old daughter, Holly, who is traumatized into muteness and desperately seeking a maternal figure.
      Mark Nolan's happy-go-lucky bachelorhood is interrupted by the death of his sister and his subsequent guardianship of her six-year-old daughter, Holly, who is traumatized into muteness and desperately seeking a maternal figure. Enter Maggie Collins, a toy shop owner who lost her own husband to cancer.

  • Title : The Border Legion
    The Border Legion
    • Author : Grey, Zane
    • Narrator : Jim Roberts. (Male)
    • System Number : E13101
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Western stories.
    • Summary :
      Joan Randle is a strong, capable woman living with her uncle in the wilds of Idaho - She likes Jim Cleve but is impatient with his laziness - After a quarrel, Jim heads to the lawless Montana border to prove himself, and a remorseful Joan tries to track him and bring him back.
      Joan Randle is a strong, capable woman living with her uncle in the wilds of Idaho - She likes Jim Cleve but is impatient with his laziness - After a quarrel, Jim heads to the lawless Montana border to prove himself, and a remorseful Joan tries to track him and bring him back. She finds herself in trouble when Jim Kells, the outlaw and scourge of the border, comes across her camp. - Kells is so intent on having Joan to himself that he kills for it, even some of his own men. When a huge gold strike is made at Alder Creek, Kells and his gang move in to loot the miners. Most disheartening of all for Joan is the fact that Jim Cleve has joined Kells' gang. What follows is an unexpected tale of crime, dissolution, bravery, and redemption.

  • Title : Drone strike
    Drone strike
    • Author : Brown, Dale
    • Narrator : Christopher Lane. (Male)
    • System Number : E13103
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      When the U.S.
      When the U.S. develops intelligence showing that Iran is in the final stages of assembling a nuclear bomb, the president orders Breanna Stockard and the Whiplash team to destroy it - Left with no other choice, Stockard sends young Air Force ace Turk Mako behind enemy lines - His orders: pilot a squadron of high-tech nano-UAVs from inside Iran to destroy the weapon and its assembly bunker.

  • Title : Rainshadow Road : Friday Harbor series, Book 2
    Rainshadow Road : Friday Harbor series, Book 2
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : E13104
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Lucy Marinn is a glass artist living in mystical, beautiful, Friday Harbor, Washington.
      Lucy Marinn is a glass artist living in mystical, beautiful, Friday Harbor, Washington. She is stunned and blindsided by the most bitter kind of betrayal: her fiancé Kevin has left her. His new lover is Lucy’s own sister. Lucy's bitterness over being dumped is multiplied by the fact that she has constantly made the wrong choices in her romantic life. Facing the severe disapproval of Lucy's parents, Kevin asks his friend Sam Nolan, a local vineyard owner on San Juan Island, to "romance" Lucy and hopefully loosen her up and get her over her anger. Complications ensue when Sam and Lucy begin to fall in love, Kevin has second thoughts, and Lucy discovers that the new relationship in her life began under false pretenses. Questions about love, loyalty, old patterns, mistakes, and new beginnings are explored as Lucy learns that some things in life, even after being broken, can be made into something new and beautiful.

  • Title : Revenge in a cold river : William Monk series, Book 22
    Revenge in a cold river : William Monk series, Book 22
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Jonathan Oliver. (Male)
    • System Number : E13105
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      London, 1869: The body of a middle-aged man is found tangled in a mass of rope and wooden wreckage near the dockside of the River Thames.
      London, 1869: The body of a middle-aged man is found tangled in a mass of rope and wooden wreckage near the dockside of the River Thames. Commander William Monk of the River Police is called when initial investigations reveal the man was shot in the back. When he learns that the man was a master forger who had just escaped prison, Monk's interest is piqued. But as his investigations lead him deeper into the murky world of smuggling and forgery, Monk is forced to confront his own forgotten past. It soon becomes clear that a bitter enemy is back for revenge. With his life and career in danger, can Monk discover the truth before it is too late?

  • Title : Dream lake : Friday Harbor series, Book 3
    Dream lake : Friday Harbor series, Book 3
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Jeff Cummings. (Male)
    • System Number : E13106
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      In the exquisite setting of Friday Harbor, Zoe Hoffman, an innkeeper who has all but given up on love, is attracted to Alex Nolan, a bitter and cynical man battling his demons with the help of a whiskey bottle, until he is visited by a mysterious ghost who is stuck in the Nolans' Victorian house.
      In the exquisite setting of Friday Harbor, Zoe Hoffman, an innkeeper who has all but given up on love, is attracted to Alex Nolan, a bitter and cynical man battling his demons with the help of a whiskey bottle, until he is visited by a mysterious ghost who is stuck in the Nolans' Victorian house. All the ghost knows is that he loved a girl once. And Alex and Zoe hold the key to unlocking the mystery that keeps him trapped there.

  • Title : The touch
    The touch
    • Author : McCullough, Colleen
    • Narrator : Delys Henderson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13108
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      An epic tale of love and family and the desperate need of men and women to put down roots - Arriving in Sydney after a difficult voyage, sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Drummond meets her husband-to-be and discovers that he frightens and repels her - And, isolated in Alexander's great house, Elizabeth finds that marriage does not prompt her husband to enlighten her about his past life - nor his present one, in which his mistress, the sensuous, tough, outspoken Ruby Costevan, still plays a part.
      An epic tale of love and family and the desperate need of men and women to put down roots - Arriving in Sydney after a difficult voyage, sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Drummond meets her husband-to-be and discovers that he frightens and repels her - And, isolated in Alexander's great house, Elizabeth finds that marriage does not prompt her husband to enlighten her about his past life - nor his present one, in which his mistress, the sensuous, tough, outspoken Ruby Costevan, still plays a part.

  • Title : Strangers on a train
    Strangers on a train
    • Author : Highsmith, Patricia
    • Narrator : Bronson Pinchot (Male)
    • System Number : E13110
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When two strangers on a train discuss "swapping murders", one of them thinks the other is only joking - When it becomes apparent his new acquaintence is deadly serious, Guy Haines finds himself caught in a nightmare that threatens to destroy his whole world.
      When two strangers on a train discuss "swapping murders", one of them thinks the other is only joking - When it becomes apparent his new acquaintence is deadly serious, Guy Haines finds himself caught in a nightmare that threatens to destroy his whole world. As Bruno carries out his twisted plan, Guy is trapped in Highsmith's perilous world where, under the right circumstances, anybody is capable of murder.

  • Title : At the gates of darkness : Demonwar saga, Book 2
    At the gates of darkness : Demonwar saga, Book 2
    • Author : Feist, Raymond E.
    • Narrator : Peter Joyce. (Male)
    • System Number : E13112
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Final work in the Demonwar series ; Recent events have devastated the Conclave of Shadows; the discovery of the Demon horde on the heels of the taredhel invasion of Midkemia, the threat of the star elves themselves, and the terrible personal cost paid by Pug and his family.
      Final work in the Demonwar series ; Recent events have devastated the Conclave of Shadows; the discovery of the Demon horde on the heels of the taredhel invasion of Midkemia, the threat of the star elves themselves, and the terrible personal cost paid by Pug and his family. But grieving must wait. At a deserted fortress in the Valley of Lost Men, the Conclave's agents witness horror beyond their imagination, orchestrated by a familiar enemy. But Belasco's motives are as yet unclear. The Conclave must regroup and discover the true meaning behind the chaos seeded by the evil magician if they are ever to find a way to stop the destruction of Triagia before the demon horde even arrives.

  • Title : Blind justice : William Monk series, Book 19
    Blind justice : William Monk series, Book 19
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Joseph England. (Male)
    • System Number : E13113
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Oliver Rathbone, Inspector William Monk's close friend, has presided brilliantly over his first cases as a judge.
      Oliver Rathbone, Inspector William Monk's close friend, has presided brilliantly over his first cases as a judge. But the next will bring a far greater challenge. Abel Taft, a charismatic minister, stands accused of terrible corruption which has ruined the lives of those he's betrayed. In court, each victim affirms Taft's guilt, but when the defence's star witness tears their stories apart, the case seems lost. Rathbone realises he holds a piece of evidence that could change the outcome of the trial, but can he, as the judge, become involved? His decision draws Monk deep into a dangerous case that will shape the rest of their lives...

  • Title : Magician : Riftwar saga, Book 1
    Magician : Riftwar saga, Book 1
    • Author : Feist, Raymond E.
    • Narrator : Peter Joyce. (Male)
    • System Number : E13114
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 36 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      At Crydee, a frontier outpost in the Kingdom of the Isles, a humble orphan boy is apprenticed to a master magician--and the destinies of two worlds are changed forever.
      At Crydee, a frontier outpost in the Kingdom of the Isles, a humble orphan boy is apprenticed to a master magician--and the destinies of two worlds are changed forever.

  • Title : Marrying Winterborne : The Ravenals, Book 1
    Marrying Winterborne : The Ravenals, Book 1
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Mary Jane Wells. (Female)
    • System Number : E13119
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Savage ambition has brought common born Rhys Winterborne vast wealth and success.
      Savage ambition has brought common born Rhys Winterborne vast wealth and success. In business and beyond, Rhys gets exactly what he wants. From the moment he meets the shy, aristocratic Lady Helen Ravenel, he is determined to possess her. If he must take her virtue to ensure she marries him, so much the better.

  • Title : Cold-hearted rake
    Cold-hearted rake
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Mary Jane Wells. (Female)
    • System Number : E13120
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A twist of fate ...
      A twist of fate ... Devon Ravenel, London's most wickedly charming rake, has just inherited an earldom. But his powerful new rank in society comes with unwanted responsibilities ... and more than a few surprises. His estate is saddled with debt, and the late earl's three innocent sisters are still occupying the house ... along with Kathleen, Lady Trenear, a beautiful young widow whose sharp wit and determination are a match for Devon's own. A clash of wills ... Kathleen knows better than to trust a ruthless scoundrel like Devon. But the fiery attraction between them is impossible to deny-and from the first moment Devon holds her in his arms, he vows to do whatever it takes to possess her. As Kathleen finds herself yielding to his skillfully erotic seduction, only one question remains: Can she keep from surrendering her heart to the most dangerous man she's ever known?

  • Title : A kingdom besieged : The Chaoswar Saga
    A kingdom besieged : The Chaoswar Saga
    • Author : Feist, Raymond E.
    • Narrator : Peter Joyce. (Male)
    • System Number : E13122
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      1st book of the Chaoswar saga.
      1st book of the Chaoswar saga. Midkemia's most powerful sorcerer Pug faces a major cataclysm that forces him to question all he has ever held as true and dear, including the loyalty of his beloved son Magnus.

  • Title : Seven ancient wonders : Jack West, Jr. series, Book 1
    Seven ancient wonders : Jack West, Jr. series, Book 1
    • Author : Reilly, Matthew
    • Narrator : Sean Mangan. (Male)
    • System Number : E13123
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Thousands of years ago, a magnificent golden capstone sat atop the Great Pyramid of Giza.
      Thousands of years ago, a magnificent golden capstone sat atop the Great Pyramid of Giza. It was a source of immense power, capable of bestowing upon its holder absolute global rule for a thousand years... But then, in 323 BC, the capstone was broken into seven pieces and hidden within the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Now the time has come to rebuild the capstone. Everyone wants it. From the most powerful countries on Earth, to gangs of evil terrorists... and one daring coalition of eight small nations who think no single country should possess such an awesome power source. And so, led by the mysterious Captain Jack West Jr, this determined group enters into an adventure beyond imagining.

  • Title : The before-Christmas Present : and Miss Cameron at Christmas
    The before-Christmas Present : and Miss Cameron at Christmas
    • Author : Pilcher, Rosamunde
    • Narrator : Lynne Redgrave. (Female)
    • System Number : E13124
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A moving pair of classic Rosamunde Pilcher short stories: "Flowers in the rain" and "The blue bedroom" - Each one is a welcome invitation into a world of warm surprises, beguiling memories and enduring love.
      A moving pair of classic Rosamunde Pilcher short stories: "Flowers in the rain" and "The blue bedroom" - Each one is a welcome invitation into a world of warm surprises, beguiling memories and enduring love.

  • Title : Dying to please
    Dying to please
    • Author : Howard, Linda
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen. (Female)
    • System Number : E13126
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Skilled at running large households efficiently, Sarah Stevens also serves as a trained bodyguard for her elderly employer, but when she thwarts a burglary in progress, getting her name in the local press, she finds herself the target of a deranged stalker.
      Skilled at running large households efficiently, Sarah Stevens also serves as a trained bodyguard for her elderly employer, but when she thwarts a burglary in progress, getting her name in the local press, she finds herself the target of a deranged stalker.

  • Title : The paper moon : An Inspector Montalbano Mystery, Book 9
    The paper moon : An Inspector Montalbano Mystery, Book 9
    • Author : Camilleri, Andrea
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner (Male)
    • System Number : E13127
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Montalbano returns for another delicious mystery.
      Montalbano returns for another delicious mystery. Inspector Montalbano is beset by the existential questions that have been plaguing him of late - But he doesn't have much time to wax philosophical before the gruesome murder of a man - shot at point-blank range in the face with his pants down - commands his attention - Add two evasive, beautiful women as prime suspects, dirty cocaine, dead politicians, mysterious computer codes, and a series of threatening letters, and things soon get very complicated at the police headquarters.

  • Title : Q & A
    Q & A
    • Author : SWARUP, Vikas
    • Narrator : Muthoo Chetty.
    • System Number : E13128
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 11 minutes 41 seconds
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In India, Ram Mohammad Thomas from Mumbai has been arrested for winning the biggest prize on WHO WILL WIN A BILLION?
      In India, Ram Mohammad Thomas from Mumbai has been arrested for winning the biggest prize on WHO WILL WIN A BILLION? Because an orphan with no schooling cannot name the smallest planet in the solar system or the plays of Shakespeare. Unless he has cheated. Rescued from the cells by a lawyer, Ram prepares his defence by reviewing TV footage of the show and takes us on a tour of his life - from the day he is salvaged from a dustbin, to his employment with a Bollywood star, and his career as tour guide at the Taj Mahal. Stunning the TV audience, he draws on his street wisdom to provide him with the keys not only to the quiz show, but also to life itself.

  • Title : Deadly Unna
    Deadly Unna
    • Author : Gwynne, Phillip
    • Narrator : Chris Pitman.
    • System Number : E13129
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Debut novel about a 14 year old white boy named Blacky and young Aboriginal boy named Dumby.
      Debut novel about a 14 year old white boy named Blacky and young Aboriginal boy named Dumby. Football unites the townfolk and the Aboriginal community nearby. Until Dumby is shot dead in a bungled robbery.

  • Title : Hello stranger
    Hello stranger
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Mary Jane Wells.
    • System Number : E13130
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      As a Ravenel by-blow spurned by his father, Ethan has little interest in polite society, yet he is captivated by the bold and beautiful Garrett.
      As a Ravenel by-blow spurned by his father, Ethan has little interest in polite society, yet he is captivated by the bold and beautiful Garrett. Despite their vow to resist each other after that sublime night, she is soon drawn into his most dangerous assignment yet.

  • Title : The twisted root
    The twisted root
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Terrence Hardiman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13131
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Victorian England's private detective William Monk is hired by frantic young Lucius Stourbridge, whose much loved fiancée, a somewhat older widow named Miriam Gardiner, disappeared during their engagement party.
      Victorian England's private detective William Monk is hired by frantic young Lucius Stourbridge, whose much loved fiancée, a somewhat older widow named Miriam Gardiner, disappeared during their engagement party. After Monk finds the body of the coachman who helped her flee, his investigation leads to a fight for Miriam's life.

  • Title : The tea gardens
    The tea gardens
    • Author : McIntosh, Fiona
    • Narrator : Katy Sobey. (Female)
    • System Number : E13133
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Dr Isla Fenwick has a life that most modern women of 1933 might envy, her career gives her status, her pedigree adds freedom and her oldest crush, Jovian Mandeville, has reappeared in her life with a marriage proposal.
      Dr Isla Fenwick has a life that most modern women of 1933 might envy, her career gives her status, her pedigree adds freedom and her oldest crush, Jovian Mandeville, has reappeared in her life with a marriage proposal. Her life is beginning to feel complete. However, she insists on keeping a private promise she made to her late mother to work at the coalface of medicine in India before committing to life as a dutiful wife. With Jove's blessing, Isla sails to Calcutta to set up a new midwifery clinic. What she can't anticipate is how India will test everything she relies upon within, challenging her professionalism and her loyalties. But it is the fateful meeting of enigmatic Professor Saxon Vickery that will call into question what she trusts most about herself. When the pair travel into the foothills of the Himalaya for a stay on a tea plantation outside Darjeeling, Isla must make the most important choice of her life. And at the roof of the world, where heaven and earth collide, a price will be exacted for glimpsing heaven.

  • Title : The Wings of the Sphinx : An Inspector Montalbano Mystery, Book 11
    The Wings of the Sphinx : An Inspector Montalbano Mystery, Book 11
    • Author : Camilleri, Andrea
    • Narrator : Daniel Philpot.
    • System Number : E13134
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Things are not going well for Inspector Salvo Montalbano.
      Things are not going well for Inspector Salvo Montalbano. His long-distance relationship with Livia is on the rocks, he feels himself getting even older and he's growing tired of the violence in his job - Then the dead body of a young woman is found with half her face missing - A tattoo of a sphinx moth on her left shoulder links her with three other girls bearing the same mark, all recent Russian immigrants to Italy. Victims of an underworld sex trade, these girls have been rescued by a Catholic charity organization. But they are all missing. As his investigation progresses, it seems that not everyone wants Montalbano to discover what really lies behind the organisation's charitable facade.

  • Title : The city of mirrors : The Passage trilogy, Book 3
    The city of mirrors : The Passage trilogy, Book 3
    • Author : Cronin, Justin
    • Narrator : Scott Brick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13136
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 29 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stores, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      In The Passage and The Twelve, Justin Cronin brilliantly imagined the fall of civilization and humanity's desperate fight to survive - Now all is quiet on the horizon-but does silence promise the nightmare's end or the second coming of unspeakable darkness - The world we knew is gone - What world will rise in its place - The Twelve have been destroyed and the hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended - The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew-and daring to dream of a hopeful future - But far from them, in a dead metropolis, he waits: Zero.
      In The Passage and The Twelve, Justin Cronin brilliantly imagined the fall of civilization and humanity's desperate fight to survive - Now all is quiet on the horizon-but does silence promise the nightmare's end or the second coming of unspeakable darkness - The world we knew is gone - What world will rise in its place - The Twelve have been destroyed and the hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended - The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew-and daring to dream of a hopeful future - But far from them, in a dead metropolis, he waits: Zero. The First. Father of the Twelve. The anguish that shattered his human life haunts him, and the hatred spawned by his transformation burns bright. His fury will be quenched only when he destroys Amy-humanity's only hope, the Girl from Nowhere who grew up to rise against him.

  • Title : Me before you
    Me before you
    • Author : Moyes, Jojo
    • Narrator : Multiple narrators. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13138
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Lou Clark knows lots of things.
      Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane.

  • Title : The sleeping doll : Kathryn Dance series, Book 1
    The sleeping doll : Kathryn Dance series, Book 1
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffrey
    • Narrator : Anne Twomey. (Female)
    • System Number : E13139
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Special agent Kathryn Dance-a brilliant interrogator and body language expert-stars in The Sleeping Doll, where she and her partners at the California Bureau of Investigation hunt down escaped killer Daniel Pell, a self-styled Charles Manson - Pell is a master of control, who mesmerizes, seduces, and exploits people for his own murderous ends - To track down Pell before he destroys more lives, Kathryn Dance must enlist the help of people from the killer's past: the three women who lived under his sadistic sway in the cult he once headed, as well as the young girl known as The Sleeping Doll, the only survivor of her family's slaughter at Pell's hand.
      Special agent Kathryn Dance-a brilliant interrogator and body language expert-stars in The Sleeping Doll, where she and her partners at the California Bureau of Investigation hunt down escaped killer Daniel Pell, a self-styled Charles Manson - Pell is a master of control, who mesmerizes, seduces, and exploits people for his own murderous ends - To track down Pell before he destroys more lives, Kathryn Dance must enlist the help of people from the killer's past: the three women who lived under his sadistic sway in the cult he once headed, as well as the young girl known as The Sleeping Doll, the only survivor of her family's slaughter at Pell's hand.

  • Title : The surgeon's mate : Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 7
    The surgeon's mate : Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 7
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick
    • Narrator : Ric Jerron.
    • System Number : E13140
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Sea Stories.
    • Summary :
      Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are ordered home by despatch vessel to bring the news of their latest victory to the government - But Maturin is a marked man for the havoc he has wrought in the French intelligence network in the New World, and the attentions of two privateers soon become menacing.
      Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are ordered home by despatch vessel to bring the news of their latest victory to the government - But Maturin is a marked man for the havoc he has wrought in the French intelligence network in the New World, and the attentions of two privateers soon become menacing. The chase that follows through the fogs and shallows of the Grand Banks is as thrilling, as tense and as unexpected in its culmination as anything Patrick O'Brian has written.

  • Title : What Alice forgot
    What Alice forgot
    • Author : Moriarty, Liane
    • Narrator : Caroline Lee. (Female)
    • System Number : E13143
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      "She was floating, arms outspread, water lapping her body, breathing in a summery fragrance of salt and coconut.
      "She was floating, arms outspread, water lapping her body, breathing in a summery fragrance of salt and coconut. She had to squint through spangles of light to see her feet. Her toenails were each painted a different colour. Red. Gold. Purple. Funny." When Alice Love surfaces from a beautiful dream to find she's been injured in a gym, she knows that something is very wrong, she hates exercise. Alice's first concern is her baby, she's pregnant with her first child, and she's desperate to see her husband, Nick, who she knows will be worried about her. But Alice isn't pregnant. And Nick isn't worried. Alice is the mother of three children and her hostile husband is in the process of divorcing her. Alice has lost ten years of her life. Alice's sister Elisabeth, who seems uncharacteristically cold, drives her home from the hospital. And "home" is totally unrecognisable, as is the rest of her life. Who is this "Gina" that everyone is carefully trying not to mention? Why does her mother look like she's wearing fancy dress? And what's all this talk about a giant lemon meringue pie? In the days that follow, small bubbles of the past rise to the surface, and Alice is forced to confront uncomfortable truths. It turns out forgetting might be the most memorable thing that's ever happened to her.

  • Title : W is for wasted : Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series, Book 23
    W is for wasted : Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series, Book 23
    • Author : Grafton, Sue
    • Narrator : Liza Ross.
    • System Number : E13145
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two dead bodies: the first a local PI of suspect reputation - gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa; the other on the beach six weeks later - he'd been sleeping rough.
      Two dead bodies: the first a local PI of suspect reputation - gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa; the other on the beach six weeks later - he'd been sleeping rough. There's no identification, except a slip of paper with PI Kinsey Millhone's name and number in his trouser pocket. Two seemingly unrelated deaths, one a murder, the other apparently of natural causes. But as Kinsey digs deeper into the mystery of the John Doe, some very strange links begin to emerge. And before long at least one aspect is solved as Kinsey finds the key to his identity...

  • Title : Very good, Jeeves
    Very good, Jeeves
    • Author : Wodehouse, P.G.
    • Narrator : Jonathan Cecil. (Male)
    • System Number : E13148
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      The sunny world of Bertie Wooster is always fresh and alluring, notwithstanding Bertie's redoubtable Aunt Dahlia or the pickles which complicate the lifestyles of the upper-crust-British-daft.
      The sunny world of Bertie Wooster is always fresh and alluring, notwithstanding Bertie's redoubtable Aunt Dahlia or the pickles which complicate the lifestyles of the upper-crust-British-daft. When Bertie Wooster lands "in the soup," only the infinite sagacity of Jeeves can pull him out.

  • Title : Two graves
    Two graves
    • Author : Preston, Douglas J.
    • Narrator : Rene Auberjonois. (Male)
    • System Number : E13149
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers.
      After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers. But then, things go terribly, tragically wrong; the kidnappers escape; a shattered Pendergast retreats to his New York apartment and shuts out the world. But when a string of bizarre murders erupts across several Manhattan hotels, Lieutenant D'Agosta asks Pendergast for help. Reluctant at first, Pendergast soon discovers that the killings are a message from his wife's kidnappers.

  • Title : The kill room
    The kill room
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Kerry Shale. (Female)
    • System Number : E13151
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      It was a "million-dollar bullet," a sniper shot delivered from over a mile away.
      It was a "million-dollar bullet," a sniper shot delivered from over a mile away. Its victim was no ordinary mark: he was a United States citizen, targeted by the United States government, and assassinated in the Bahamas. The nation's most renowned investigator and forensics expert, Lincoln Rhyme, is drafted to investigate. While his partner, Amelia Sachs, traces the victim's steps in Manhattan, Rhyme leaves the city to pursue the sniper himself. As details of the case start to emerge, the pair discovers that not all is what it seems.

  • Title : Tomorrow's path
    Tomorrow's path
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : E13152
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      As a longstanding fan of bestselling author Jivan Childering, aspiring young novelist Jessica Lord is dismayed on encountering the man himself to find him stand-offish.
      As a longstanding fan of bestselling author Jivan Childering, aspiring young novelist Jessica Lord is dismayed on encountering the man himself to find him stand-offish. But, some months later, many thousands of miles away in Western Australia, Jessica's path is destined to cross with Jivan's once more and she begins to see a different side to this talented yet reserved and private man. For his part, Jivan finds himself increasingly drawn to the unpretentious Jessica, and impressed by her single-minded determination to follow her dreams. But following a bitter divorce, Jivan has vowed never to get romantically involved with a woman again. Can Jessica break down his emotional barriers?

  • Title : The yellow admiral : Aubrey-Maturin series, Book 18
    The yellow admiral : Aubrey-Maturin series, Book 18
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : E13153
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Life ashore may once again be the undoing of Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy.
      Life ashore may once again be the undoing of Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy. He is feuding with his neighbor and on even worse terms with his wife, whose mother has ferreted out a damaging trove of old personal letters. His erratic voting as a member of Parliament has dimmed his prospects at the Admiralty; and with the outbreak of peace in 1814, Aubrey fears being "yellowed," that is, nominally promoted to the rank of admiral without a squadron to command.

  • Title : A leaf on the wind of all hallows
    A leaf on the wind of all hallows
    • Author : Gabaldon, Diana
    • Narrator : Robert Ian MacKenzie. (Male)
    • System Number : E13154
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Diana Gabaldon reveals what really happened to Roger MacKenzie Wakefield's parents.
      Diana Gabaldon reveals what really happened to Roger MacKenzie Wakefield's parents. Orphaned during World War II, Roger believed that his mother died during the London Blitz, and that his father, an RAF pilot, was killed in combat. But in 'An Echo in the Bone', Roger discovers that this may not be the whole story. Now readers finally learn the truth. An Outlander novella.

  • Title : A perfect blood : the Hollows, Book 10
    A perfect blood : the Hollows, Book 10
    • Author : Harrison, Kim
    • Narrator : Marguerite Gavin.
    • System Number : E13155
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      When she discovers that a would-be creator is determined to make his (or her) own demons and needs her blood, former witch-turned-day-walking-demon Rachel Morgan, a bounty hunter, faces her toughest adversary yet --humanity.
      When she discovers that a would-be creator is determined to make his (or her) own demons and needs her blood, former witch-turned-day-walking-demon Rachel Morgan, a bounty hunter, faces her toughest adversary yet --humanity.

  • Title : Elizabeth Costello
    Elizabeth Costello
    • Author : Coetzee, J. M.
    • Narrator : Deidre Rubenstein. (Female)
    • System Number : E13163
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Elizabeth Costello is an Australian writer of international renown; she is feted, studied, honoured.
      Elizabeth Costello is an Australian writer of international renown; she is feted, studied, honoured. Famous principally for an early novel that established her reputation and from which, it seems, she will never escape, she has, late in life, reached the stage where her remaining function is to be venerated and applauded. Elizabeth has made her life's work the study of other people, yet now it is she who is the object of scrutiny. But, for her, what matters is the continuing search for a means of articulating her vision and the verdict of future generations.

  • Title : Everything that rises must converge
    Everything that rises must converge
    • Author : O'Connor, Flannery.
    • Narrator : Bronson Pinchot, Karen White, Mark Bramhall, Lorna Raver. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13164
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Collection of nine short stories by Flannery O'Connor, first published posthumously in 1965.
      Collection of nine short stories by Flannery O'Connor, first published posthumously in 1965. The flawed characters of each story are fully revealed in apocalyptic moments of conflict and violence that are presented with comic detachment. Short stories: Everything that rises must converge; The comforts of home; A view of the woods; Parker's back; The enduring chill; Greenleaf; The lame shall enter first; Revelation; Judgement day.

  • Title : Hester and Harriet : Hester & Harriet series, Book 1
    Hester and Harriet : Hester & Harriet series, Book 1
    • Author : Spiers, Hilary.
    • Narrator : Julia Franklin. (Female)
    • System Number : E13171
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Widowed sisters Hester and Harriet are reluctantly driving to see well-meaning relatives on Christmas Day when they come across a frail young woman sheltering in a bus stop with her tiny baby.
      Widowed sisters Hester and Harriet are reluctantly driving to see well-meaning relatives on Christmas Day when they come across a frail young woman sheltering in a bus stop with her tiny baby. Their desire to get out of the meal, along with concern for this woman, takes them down an unexpected route - one which leads all involved down rather dangerous paths, and affords the sisters a glimpse into a side of life far removed from their cosy shared house.

  • Title : High noon in Nimbin : Les Norton series, Book 20
    High noon in Nimbin : Les Norton series, Book 20
    • Author : Barrett, Robert G.
    • Narrator : Dino Marnika. (Male)
    • System Number : E13174
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Les Norton, amiable Kings Cross bouncer, attends the waxhead wedding of the year at Blueys Beach -- but it turns into the ethnic brawl of the decade.
      Les Norton, amiable Kings Cross bouncer, attends the waxhead wedding of the year at Blueys Beach -- but it turns into the ethnic brawl of the decade. And this is just the beginning of an action-packed adventure in Nimbin, which includes bodies, blood, booty and babes, and many activities of somewhat questionable legality -- including the disposal of several bodies.

  • Title : The Twelfth Card : Lincoln Rhyme series, Book 6
    The Twelfth Card : Lincoln Rhyme series, Book 6
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery.
    • Narrator : George Guidall (Male)
    • System Number : E13175
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Crime stories, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Geneva Settle is a bright young high school student from Harlem writing a paper about one of her ancestors, a former slave called Charles Singleton - Geneva is also the target of a ruthless professional killer - Criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and his policewoman partner Amelia Sachs are called into the case, working frantically to anticipate where the hired gun will strikes next and how to stop him, all the while trying to get to the truth of Charles Singleton, and the reason that Geneva has been targeted.
      Geneva Settle is a bright young high school student from Harlem writing a paper about one of her ancestors, a former slave called Charles Singleton - Geneva is also the target of a ruthless professional killer - Criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and his policewoman partner Amelia Sachs are called into the case, working frantically to anticipate where the hired gun will strikes next and how to stop him, all the while trying to get to the truth of Charles Singleton, and the reason that Geneva has been targeted. For Charles Singleton had a secret that may strike at the very heart of the United States constitution.

  • Title : On Basilisk station : Honor Harrington, Book 1
    On Basilisk station : Honor Harrington, Book 1
    • Author : Weber, David.
    • Narrator : Allyson Johnson.
    • System Number : E13176
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Honor in Trouble: Having made him look a fool, she's been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin by a superior who hates her.
      Honor in Trouble: Having made him look a fool, she's been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin by a superior who hates her. Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship's humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station. The aborigines of the system's only habitable planet are smoking homicide-inducing hallucinogens. Parliament isn't sure it wants to keep the place; the major local industry is smuggling; the merchant cartels want her head; the star-conquering, so-called "Republic" of Haven is Up To Something; and Honor Harrington has a single, over-age light cruiser with an armament that doesn't work to police the entire star system. But the people out to get her have made one mistake. They've made her mad.

  • Title : Alexandria : Falco, Book 19
    Alexandria : Falco, Book 19
    • Author : Davis, Lindsey.
    • Narrator : Christian Rodska. (Male)
    • System Number : E13182
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      For Marcus Didius Falco, agent to the Emperor Vespasian, Alexandria holds fascination and a hint of fear.
      For Marcus Didius Falco, agent to the Emperor Vespasian, Alexandria holds fascination and a hint of fear. Beautiful, historic and famously unruly, the great cosmopolitan city wears Roman rule lightly. While his wife, Helena Justina, wants to see the Lighthouse and the Pyramids, Falco has a mission at the Great Library that soon turns out to involve much more than stock-taking its innumerable scrolls. A mysterious death in the world-famous library brings him into immediate conflict with the darker side of academic life. With forensic science in its infancy, even an illegal autopsy fails to find real answers.To solve the crime for the Roman Prefect - if indeed it is a crime - Falco will have to draw on his own doggedness and intuition, at first supported only by Helena's commonsense and the loyal backup of her brother Aulus, who goes under cover as a student among the in-fighting academics.

  • Title : Annie John
    Annie John
    • Author : Kincaid, Jamaica.
    • Narrator : Robin Miles. (Female)
    • System Number : E13183
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jamaica Kincaid presents a haunting and provocative story of a young girl growing up on the island of Antigua.
      Jamaica Kincaid presents a haunting and provocative story of a young girl growing up on the island of Antigua. An adored only child, Annie has until recently lived an idyllic life. She is inseparable from her beautiful mother, a powerful presence at the very center of the little girl's existence. Loved and cherished, Annie grows and thrives within her mother's benign shadow. Looking back on her childhood, she reflects, "It was in such a paradise that I lived." When she turns twelve, however, Annie's life changes in ways that are often mysterious to her. She begins to question the cultural assumptions of her island world; at school she instinctively rebels against authority; and most frighteningly, her mother, seeing Annie as a "young lady," ceases to be the source of unconditional adoration and takes on the new and unfamiliar guise of adversary.

  • Title : The alphabet sisters
    The alphabet sisters
    • Author : McInerney, Monica
    • Narrator : Catherine Milte. (Female)
    • System Number : E13185
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Anna, Bett and Carrie Quinlan were childhood singing stars, The Alphabet Sisters.
      Anna, Bett and Carrie Quinlan were childhood singing stars, The Alphabet Sisters. As adults they haven't spoken for years, ever since Bett's fiance left her for another sister. Now Lola, their larger-than-life grandmother, summons them home for her 80th birthday extravaganza and a surprise announcement, she wants them to revive their singing careers and stage a musical she has written. Rehearsals get underway, and family secrets begin to be shared and revealed. But just as the rifts begin to close, The Alphabet Sisters face a test they never imagined.

  • Title : The French promise
    The French promise
    • Author : McIntosh, Fiona
    • Narrator : Madeleine Leslay. (Female)
    • System Number : E13186
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Postwar Paris is alive with optimism but lavender keeper Luc Ravens and his love Lisette remain haunted by the horrors they have endured.
      Postwar Paris is alive with optimism but lavender keeper Luc Ravens and his love Lisette remain haunted by the horrors they have endured. Casting their fate to the winds, they set sail for Australia, hoping to rebuild their lives in a land that's full of promise. But trouble has a way of catching up with them. When an eager young law student discovers a secret family connection with the Ravens on the other side of the world, he finds himself holding the key to his own future, and to Luc's troubled past. Luc must return to France to fulfil the promises by which he has been bound, only then can be lay to rest the ghosts of years gone by so that they all might live and love again.

  • Title : Sugar daddy
    Sugar daddy
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa.
    • Narrator : Jeannie Stith. (Female)
    • System Number : E13187
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      She's from the wrong side of the tracks...Liberty Jones has dreams and determination that will take her far away from Welcome, Texas if she can keep her wild heart from ruling her mind.
      She's from the wrong side of the tracks...Liberty Jones has dreams and determination that will take her far away from Welcome, Texas if she can keep her wild heart from ruling her mind. Hardy Cates sees Liberty as completely off-limits. His own ambitions are bigger than Welcome, and Liberty Jones is a complication he doesn't need. But something magical and potent draws them to each other, in a dangerous attraction that is stronger than both of them. He's the one man she can't have...When Hardy leaves town to pursue his plans, Liberty finds herself alone with a young sister to raise. Soon Liberty finds herself under the spell of a billionaire tycoon, a Sugar Daddy, one might say. But the relationship goes deeper than people think, and Liberty begins to discover secrets about her own family's past. Will they find their hearts' desires or will heartbreak tear them apart? Two men. One woman. A choice that can make her or break her.

  • Title : Invisible
    Invisible
    • Author : Patterson, James.
    • Narrator : January LaVoy and Kevin T. Collins. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13188
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy.
      Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her nightly recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire. Not even Emmy's ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison "Books" Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of kidnappings, rapes, and murders are all connected. That is, until Emmy finds a piece of evidence he can't afford to ignore. More murders are reported by the day—and they're all inexplicable. No motives, no murder weapons, no suspects. Could one person really be responsible for these unthinkable crimes?

  • 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 : Tales of terror collection
    Tales of terror collection
    • Author : Benson, E.F.
    • Narrator : Victor Garber (Male)
    • System Number : E13199
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 50 minutes
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      Four chilling tales in one collection: "A Night in Whitechapel" and "Was It a Dream?" by Guy de Maupassant, "Caterpillars" by E.
      Four chilling tales in one collection: "A Night in Whitechapel" and "Was It a Dream?" by Guy de Maupassant, "Caterpillars" by E. F. Benson, and "John Mortonson's Funeral" by Ambrose Bierce.

  • Title : The Silmarillion
    The Silmarillion
    • Author : Tolkien, J. R. R.
    • Narrator : Martin Shaw.
    • System Number : E13200
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor - Included on the recording are several shorter works - The Ainulinda- le is a myth of the Creation and in the Valaquenta the nature and powers of each of the gods is described - The Akallabeth recounts the downfall of the great island kingdom of Númenor at the end of the Second Age and Of the Rings of Power tells of the great events at the end of the Third Age, as narrated in The Lord of the Rings.
      The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor - Included on the recording are several shorter works - The Ainulinda- le is a myth of the Creation and in the Valaquenta the nature and powers of each of the gods is described - The Akallabeth recounts the downfall of the great island kingdom of Númenor at the end of the Second Age and Of the Rings of Power tells of the great events at the end of the Third Age, as narrated in The Lord of the Rings.

  • Title : The Chinese shawl
    The Chinese shawl
    • Author : Wentworth, Patricia
    • Narrator : Diana Bishop. (Female)
    • System Number : E13202
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Tanis Lyle was one of those passionate women who always get their own way.
      Tanis Lyle was one of those passionate women who always get their own way. Her cousin Laura hated her. Most women did. But men found her irresistible and she used them mercilessly. So when Tanis was found murdered there seemed to be any number of suspects on hand. But Miss Silver had her own suspicions.

  • Title : The October list : a novel in reverse
    The October list : a novel in reverse
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : January LaVoy (Female)
    • System Number : E13203
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Gabriela McKenzie's daughter has been kidnapped.
      Gabriela McKenzie's daughter has been kidnapped. In exchange for her safe return, her abductors demand two things: $400,000 in cash and a document known as the "October List." Gabriela has thirty hours to deliver both. Coming up with such a huge sum of money is difficult enough. But Gabriela has no idea what the October List is, much less where it is or how to get it. With the help of Daniel Reardon, a charismatic but mysterious man with an agenda of his own, Gabriela rushes headlong into a desperate search to solve the puzzle of the October List. And if she fails, she and her daughter will pay a fatal price.

  • Title : Anna, where are you?
    Anna, where are you?
    • Author : Wentworth, Patricia
    • Narrator : Diana Bishop. (Female)
    • System Number : E13204
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thomasina Elliott never expected to keep in touch with lonely orphan Anna Ball after they left school.
      Thomasina Elliott never expected to keep in touch with lonely orphan Anna Ball after they left school. However when Anna wrote to her, she felt obliged to reply. The correspondence between them was constant for years until Thomasina found herself waiting for a letter that never came.Thomasina has no particular reason to believe that anything has happened to her old friend, but when she makes some enquiries she discovers Anna has disappeared without a trace. Deeply concerned, Thomasina turns to her fiance, who asks Miss Silver to investigate.

  • Title : On beauty
    On beauty
    • Author : Smith, Zadie.
    • Narrator : Peter Francis James. (Male)
    • System Number : E13205
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 23 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Howard Belsey, a Rembrandt scholar who doesn't like Rembrandt, is an Englishman abroad and a long-suffering professor at Wellington College.
      Howard Belsey, a Rembrandt scholar who doesn't like Rembrandt, is an Englishman abroad and a long-suffering professor at Wellington College. He has been married for thirty years to Kiki, an American woman who no longer resembles the sexy activist she once was. Their three children passionately pursue their own paths, and faced with the oppressive enthusiasms of his children, Howard feels that the first two acts of his life are over and he has no clear plans for the finale. Then Jerome, Howard's oldest son, falls for Victoria, the stunning daughter of the right-wing icon Monty Kipps. Increasingly, the two families find themselves thrown together in a beautiful corner of America, enacting a cultural and personal war against the background of real wars that they barely register.

  • Title : Nine days
    Nine days
    • Author : Jordan, Toni.
    • Narrator : Tony Saunders. (Male)
    • System Number : E13207
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      1939.
      1939. Australia is about to go to war, but in the working-class Melbourne suburb of Richmond, it is business, your own and everyone else's, as usual. And fifteen-year-old Kip Westaway, failed scholar and proud new owner of a shilling, is living the most important day of his life. Over the seventy years the nine members of the Westaway clan will each experience their own momentous, transformative day. For Kip, for his adored sister Connie and for all the people they love, these nine days will show them exactly who they are.

  • Title : Ordinary love & good will : two novellas
    Ordinary love & good will : two novellas
    • Author : Smiley, Jane.
    • Narrator : Suzanne Toren and L.J. Ganser. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13209
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      ORDINARY LOVE: At a reunion with her grown children, a woman recalls the long-ago affair that ended her relationship with their father and changed all their lives irrevocably.
      ORDINARY LOVE: At a reunion with her grown children, a woman recalls the long-ago affair that ended her relationship with their father and changed all their lives irrevocably. GOOD WILL: Despite the carefully self-sufficient life he has designed for his small family, a man discovers that even the right choices have unexpected consequences, sometimes heartbreaking ones.

  • Title : Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery
    Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery
    • Author : Durbridge, Francis.
    • Narrator : Peter Wickham. (Male)
    • System Number : E13211
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      It wasn't quite an ordinary robbery.
      It wasn't quite an ordinary robbery. The bank lost £42,000, a policeman lost his life, and the robbers were caught almost immediately. But in the bag where the money should have been there was only a copy of the CONCISE OXFORD DICTIONARY. And in the garage where Paul Temple's car should have been there was the body of a dead robber. Which in itself was enough to send our hero off on one of the strangest cases of his life. One that took him deep into the bowels of the underworld and placed him face to face with Mr Master Mind.

  • Title : The missing boy
    The missing boy
    • Author : Billington, Rachel.
    • Narrator : Gordon Griffin. (Male)
    • System Number : E13213
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thirteen-year-old Dan hasn't returned home and his parents don't know whether he's run away, been kidnapped - or something worse.
      Thirteen-year-old Dan hasn't returned home and his parents don't know whether he's run away, been kidnapped - or something worse. At first Dan is sleeping rough, revelling in his independence. But with every passing day, his world is becoming more frightening. A hundred thousand children run away each year. Most come back. But will Dan? Dan's mother, Eve, a drama teacher, can't focus; his father, Max, only knows how to flee his own demons; and his aunt, Martha, struggles to hold it all together. Dan's story is told against a grown-up drama of love and shifting loyalties and two sisters who were best friends until Max came between them. Gradually, all three begin to recognise just how badly they have failed the missing boy.

  • Title : The lost key : a Brit in the FBI, Book 2
    The lost key : a Brit in the FBI, Book 2
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine.
    • Narrator : Renee Raudman, MacLeod Andrews. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13214
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond is barely out of his Quantico training when he and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street.
      Freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond is barely out of his Quantico training when he and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street. Their investigation, however, yields more questions than answers. It quickly becomes clear that the victim, John Pearce, was more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be. What Drummond doesn't know is that buying and selling rare books was Pearce's cover, and that he had devoted his life to discovering the whereabouts of a missing World War I U-boat concealing a stash of gold bullion, and an unexpected surprise that only raises more questions. When Drummond and Caine find both of Pearce's adult children have disappeared, the case assumes a new sense of urgency. The FBI agents know their best lead lies in the victim's cryptic final words "The key is in the lock." But what key? What lock? The search for Adam and Sophia Pearce takes them on an international manhunt, which threatens to run them afoul of an eccentric billionaire industrialist with his own plans not only for the lost gold, but the creation of a weapon unlike anything the world has ever seen.

  • Title : This sweet sickness
    This sweet sickness
    • Author : Highsmith, Patricia
    • Narrator : Tom Pasqualini. (Male)
    • System Number : E13217
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      David Kelsey has an unyielding conviction that life will turn out all right for him; he just has to fix "the situation" of being in love with a married woman.
      David Kelsey has an unyielding conviction that life will turn out all right for him; he just has to fix "the situation" of being in love with a married woman. Obsessed with Annabelle and the life he has imagined for them, David prepares to win her over, whatever it takes... In this riveting tale of a deluded loner, Highsmith reveals her uncanny ability to draw out the secret obsessions that overwhelm the human heart.

  • Title : The vows of silence
    The vows of silence
    • Author : Hill, Susan
    • Narrator : Steven Pacey. (Male)
    • System Number : E13219
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In the peaceful cathedral city of Lafferton, a gunman is terrorising young women.
      In the peaceful cathedral city of Lafferton, a gunman is terrorising young women. What, if anything, links the attacks? Is the marksman with a rifle the same person as the killer with a handgun or do the police have two snipers on their hands? Detective Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler is in charge of the case, but he is also struggling to deal with a tragedy at the heart of his own family. Two forthcoming events, a local fair and the high-profile cathedral wedding of the Lord Lieutenant's daughter, only add to the pressure.

  • Title : The taming of Ryder Cavanaugh
    The taming of Ryder Cavanaugh
    • Author : Laurens, Stephanie
    • Narrator : Matthew Brenher. (Male)
    • System Number : E13223
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      The Honorable Miss Mary Cynster always gets what she wants.
      The Honorable Miss Mary Cynster always gets what she wants. As the last unwed Cynster of her generation, she is determined to remain in charge of her life and of the man she will marry. At the very bottom of her list of potential husbands is Ryder Cavanaugh, the daring and devastating Marquess of Raventhorne, an overwhelming and utterly unmanageable lion of the ton. But destiny has a different plan. Ryder needs Mary as his wife, not just because she is delightful, fiery, and tempting but because he values all she could be. When fate and circumstance hand him the chance, he claims Mary as his marchioness only to discover what he truly desires is not just to take her hand in marriage but to capture her heart.

  • Title : The Starling Project
    The Starling Project
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Alfred Molina et al. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13225
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Presents an adventure that takes listeners from Mexico to Marseilles to Prague as war crimes investigator Harold Middleton and his team of Volunteers pursue a mysterious mastermind known only as The Starling.
      Presents an adventure that takes listeners from Mexico to Marseilles to Prague as war crimes investigator Harold Middleton and his team of Volunteers pursue a mysterious mastermind known only as The Starling. An aborted raid targeting a major arms dealer? A hostage standoff at a bank that may not be what it seems? A plot to spring a former African dictator from prison? What is the threat that connects them all? And just who is the mysterious mastermind, The Starling?

  • Title : The spymasters
    The spymasters
    • Author : Griffin, W.E.B. & Butterworth, William E.
    • Narrator : Christopher Lane. (Male)
    • System Number : E13226
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      It is summer 1943.
      It is summer 1943. Two of the Allies’ most important plans are at grave risk — Operation Overlord’s invasion of France and the Manhattan Project’s race to build the atomic bomb. A furious President Roosevelt turns to OSS spy chief Wild Bill Donovan — and Donovan turns to Dick Canidy and his teams behind enemy lines. They’ve certainly got their work cut out for them. In the weeks to come, they must fight the Axis in many ways, to try to find and sabotage Germany’s new “aerial torpedo” rockets, some of which are rumored to be fitted out with deadly nerve gas and aimed at London; to rescue a missing covert OSS team bearing vital secrets; and to exploit German intelligence agents and generals disgruntled enough with Hitler to maybe try to topple him. And as if all that weren’t enough, they must battle the enemy within, as well: The Soviets are using moles to steal Manhattan Project secrets, and if the Soviets build their own atomic bomb . . . who knows where that might lead?

  • Title : The snack thief
    The snack thief
    • Author : Camilleri, Andrea
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner. (Male)
    • System Number : E13227
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When a man is stabbed to death and a crewman on an Italian fishing trawler is machine-gunned by a patrol boat, Inspector Montalbano suspects a link between the two incidents.
      When a man is stabbed to death and a crewman on an Italian fishing trawler is machine-gunned by a patrol boat, Inspector Montalbano suspects a link between the two incidents. His investigation leads to the beautiful Karima, whose young son steals other children's snacks. But karima disappears - and the young snack thief's life is placed in danger.

  • Title : The singles game
    The singles game
    • Author : Weisberger, Lauren
    • Narrator : Heather Lind. (Female)
    • System Number : E13228
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Sports stories.
    • Summary :
      A dishy tell-all about a beautiful tennis prodigy who, after changing coaches, suddenly makes headlines on and off the court.
      A dishy tell-all about a beautiful tennis prodigy who, after changing coaches, suddenly makes headlines on and off the court. Charlotte "Charlie" Silver has always been a good girl. She excelled at tennis early, coached by her father, a former player himself, and soon became one of the top juniors in the world. When she leaves UCLA-and breaks her boyfriend's heart-to turn pro, Charlie joins the world's best athletes who travel eleven months a year, competing without mercy for Grand Slam titles and Page Six headlines. After Charlie suffers a disastrous loss and injury on Wimbledon's Centre Court, she fires her longtime coach and hires Todd Feltner, a legend of the men's tour, who is famous for grooming champions. Charlie is his first-ever female player, and he will not let her forget it.

  • Title : Southampton row : Thomas & Charlotte Pitt series, Book 22
    Southampton row : Thomas & Charlotte Pitt series, Book 22
    • Author : Perry, Anne.
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : E13229
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A riveting Thomas and Charlotte Pitt novel, in which Anne Perry again proves her mastery of the people, the mores, and the politics of the Victorian era she has made her own.
      A riveting Thomas and Charlotte Pitt novel, in which Anne Perry again proves her mastery of the people, the mores, and the politics of the Victorian era she has made her own. A general election is approaching and Thomas is called to monitor the bitter struggle for one crucial London seat. The Tory candidate is Charles Voisey, ruthless Number One of the Inner Circle and old enemy of Pitt. His Liberal opponent is Aubrey Serracold, whose wife, Rose, is passionately committed to a socialist agenda and a liability to Serracold as she is immersed in spiritualism. Rose is one of the three participants in a late-night seance held by clairvoyant Maude Lamont, which becomes notorious when Madame Lamont's brutally murdered body is found the next morning. To Pitt's heavy burdens is now added the investigation of this baffling crime.

  • Title : The quest
    The quest
    • Author : DeMille, Nelson.
    • Narrator : Scott Brick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13230
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours
    • Genre : Adventure Stories.
    • Summary :
      Civil war rages in Ethiopia.
      Civil war rages in Ethiopia. A priest waits to die in a parched prison cell; he has not seen daylight for four decades. But then a mortar shell hits the compound, and the prisoner and his secret are set free. Two reporters and a beautiful photographer save this wounded man, who tells them something too incredible to believe: the location of the Holy Grail. Thus begins an impossible quest that will pit them against murderous tribes, deadly assassins, fanatical monks and, ultimately, themselves.

  • Title : Son of Rosemary : the sequel to Rosemary's baby
    Son of Rosemary : the sequel to Rosemary's baby
    • Author : Levin, Ira.
    • Narrator : Nicole Poole. (Female)
    • System Number : E13231
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      The modern master of suspense Ira Levin returns to the horror of his 1967 ground-breaking novel Rosemary's Baby with this darkly comic sequel set at the dawn of the millennium.
      The modern master of suspense Ira Levin returns to the horror of his 1967 ground-breaking novel Rosemary's Baby with this darkly comic sequel set at the dawn of the millennium. Thirty-three years ago, Rosemary gave birth to the devil's child while under the control of a satanic cult of witches. Now the year is 1999, and humanity dreads the approaching twenty-first century, desperately in search of a savior for this troubled world. In New York City, Rosemary's son Andy is believed to be that savior. But is he the force of good his followers accept him to be? Or is he his father's son? Rosemary and Andy will be reunited in a battle of wills that shall decide the fate of humanity--and keep readers on the edge of the seats until the final page.

  • Title : The bone season : The Bone Season series, Book 1
    The bone season : The Bone Season series, Book 1
    • Author : Shannon, Samantha.
    • Narrator : Alana Kerr. (Female)
    • System Number : E13232
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is the year 2059.
      It is the year 2059. Several major world cities are under the control of a security force called Scion. Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London, part of a secret cell known as the Seven Seals. The work she does is unusual: scouting for information by breaking into others' minds. Paige is a dreamwalker, a rare kind of clairvoyant, and in this world, the voyants commit treason simply by breathing. But when Paige is captured and arrested, she encounters a power more sinister even than Scion. The voyant prison is a separate city - Oxford, erased from the map two centuries ago and now controlled by a powerful, otherworldly race. These creatures, the Rephaim, value the voyants highly - as soldiers in their army. Paige is assigned to a Rephaite keeper, Warden, who will be in charge of her care and training. He is her master. Her natural enemy. But if she wants to regain her freedom, Paige will have to learn something of his mind and his own mysterious motives.The Bone Season introduces a compelling heroine - a young woman learning to harness her powers in a world where everything has been taken from her. It also introduces an extraordinary young writer, with huge ambition and a teeming imagination. Samantha Shannon has created a bold new reality in this riveting debut.

  • Title : The Finkler question
    The Finkler question
    • Author : Jacobson, Howard.
    • Narrator : Steven Crossley. (Male)
    • System Number : E13233
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler are old school friends.
      Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler are old school friends. Despite a prickly relationship and very different lives, they've never quite lost touch with each other - or with their former teacher, Libor Sevick. Now all three are recently widowed, in their own way, and spend sweetly painful evenings together reminiscing. Until an unexpected violent attack brings everything they thought they knew into question. Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2010.

  • Title : The final cut : a Brit in the FBI, Book 1
    The final cut : a Brit in the FBI, Book 1
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine.
    • Narrator : Renée Raudman and MacLeod Andrews. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13234
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Scotland Yard's new chief inspector Nicholas Drummond is on the first flight to New York when he learns his colleague, Elaine York, the "minder" of the Crown Jewels for the "Jewel of the Lion" exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was found murdered.
      Scotland Yard's new chief inspector Nicholas Drummond is on the first flight to New York when he learns his colleague, Elaine York, the "minder" of the Crown Jewels for the "Jewel of the Lion" exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was found murdered. Then the centerpiece of the exhibit, the infamous Koh-i-Noor Diamond, is stolen from the Queen Mother's crown. Drummond, American-born but raised in the UK, is a dark, dangerous, fast-rising star in the Yard who never backs down. And this case is no exception. Special Agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich from Coulter's bestselling FBI series don't hesitate to help Drummond find the cunning international thief known as the Fox. Nonstop action and high stakes intensify as the chase gets deadly. The Fox will stop at nothing to deliver the Koh-i-Noor to the man who believes in its deadly prophecy.

  • Title : Severe clear : a Stone Barrington novel
    Severe clear : a Stone Barrington novel
    • Author : Woods, Stuart.
    • Narrator : Tony Roberts. (Male)
    • System Number : E13235
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Stone Barrington is in Bel-Air, overseeing the grand opening of the ultra-luxe hotel, The Arrington, built on the grounds of the mansion belonging to his late wife, Arrington Carter.
      Stone Barrington is in Bel-Air, overseeing the grand opening of the ultra-luxe hotel, The Arrington, built on the grounds of the mansion belonging to his late wife, Arrington Carter. The star-studded gala will be attended by socialites, royalty, and billionaires from overseas . . . and according to phone conversations intercepted by the NSA, it may also have attracted the attention of international terrorists. To ensure the safety of his guests, and the city of Los Angeles, Stone may have to call in a few favors from his friends at the CIA.

  • Title : Strong motion
    Strong motion
    • Author : Franzen, Jonathan.
    • Narrator : Scott Aiello. (Male)
    • System Number : E13236
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Louis Holland falls in love with a seismologist who discovers that recent Boston earthquakes had human causes, in a novel that deals with such issues as environmental pollution, religious fundamentalism, abortion, and the threat of the apocalypse.
      Louis Holland falls in love with a seismologist who discovers that recent Boston earthquakes had human causes, in a novel that deals with such issues as environmental pollution, religious fundamentalism, abortion, and the threat of the apocalypse.

  • Title : The hundred days : Aubrey-Maturin series, Book 19
    The hundred days : Aubrey-Maturin series, Book 19
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick.
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : E13239
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Sea stories.
    • Summary :
      When Napoleon escapes from Elba, the fate of Europe hinges on a desperate mission: Stephen Maturin must ferret out the French dictator's secret link to the powers of Islam, and Jack Aubrey must destroy it.
      When Napoleon escapes from Elba, the fate of Europe hinges on a desperate mission: Stephen Maturin must ferret out the French dictator's secret link to the powers of Islam, and Jack Aubrey must destroy it. Napoleon, like a vengeful phoenix, pursues his enemies across Europe. If he can corner the British and Prussians before their Russian and Austrian allies arrive, his genius will lead the French armies to triumph at Waterloo. In the Balkans, a horde of Muslim mercenaries is gathering in support of Napoleon, but they will not move without a shipment of gold ingots, which is on its way via camel caravan to the coast of North Africa. It is this gold that Aubrey and Maturin must intercept at all costs.

  • Title : The last anniversary
    The last anniversary
    • Author : Moriarty, Liane.
    • Narrator : Heather Wilds. (Female)
    • System Number : E13240
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      "I'll tell you something, something important.
      "I'll tell you something, something important. Love is a decision. Not a feeling. That's what you young people don't realise. That's why you're always off divorcing each other. No offence, dear." So decrees the formidable Connie Thrum of Scribbly Gum Island. She is the chief decision-maker of a rather unconventional family and her word is law. It's been over seventy years since Connie and her sister Rose visited their neighbours and found the kettle boiling and a baby waking for her feed, but no sign of her parents. The 'Munro Baby Mystery' still hasn't been solved and tourists can visit the abandoned home, exactly as it was found in 1932. But now Connie has passed away and the island residents ponder her legacy. Sophie Honeywell is looking down the barrel of her fortieth birthday and still hoping for that fairytale ending. Her beautiful new friend Grace, the Munro Baby's grand daughter, can't tell anyone what she hopes for. It would be too shocking. Meanwhile, a frumpy housewife makes a pact with a stranger, an old lady starts making her own decisions and a family secret finally explodes on an extraordinary night of mulled wine, fire-eating and face-painting, the Last Anniversary.

  • Title : North and South : North & South trilogy, Book 1
    North and South : North & South trilogy, Book 1
    • Author : Jakes, John.
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner. (Male)
    • System Number : E13241
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 30 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      The Main and Hazard families clash on and off the Civil War's battlefields as they grapple with the violent realities of a divided nation.
      The Main and Hazard families clash on and off the Civil War's battlefields as they grapple with the violent realities of a divided nation. It's a story steeped in passion and betrayal. With the Confederate and Union armies furiously fighting, the once-steadfast bond between the Main and Hazard families continues to be tested. From opposite sides of the conflict, they face heartache and triumph on the frontlines as they fight for the future of the nation and their loved ones.

  • Title : The Alice Network : a novel
    The Alice Network : a novel
    • Author : Quinn, Kate.
    • Narrator : Saskia Maarleveld. (Female)
    • System Number : E13242
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two women--a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947--team up to discover the truth, no matter where it leads.
      Two women--a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947--team up to discover the truth, no matter where it leads.

  • Title : The Delta
    The Delta
    • Author : Park, Tony.
    • Narrator : Mark Davis. (Male)
    • System Number : E13243
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      After a failed assassination attempt on the president of Zimbabwe, ex-soldier turned mercenary Sonja Kurtz is on the run and heads for her only place of refuge, the Okavango Delta in the heart of Botswana.
      After a failed assassination attempt on the president of Zimbabwe, ex-soldier turned mercenary Sonja Kurtz is on the run and heads for her only place of refuge, the Okavango Delta in the heart of Botswana. She's looking to rekindle a romance with her childhood sweetheart, safari camp manager Sterling Smith, and desperately wants a fresh start and to leave her perilous warrior lifestyle behind.

  • Title : The Lion : John Corey, Book 5
    The Lion : John Corey, Book 5
    • Author : DeMille, Nelson
    • Narrator : Scott Brick (Male)
    • System Number : E13245
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Libyan terrorist Asad Khalil, known as the Lion, returns to the U.S.
      Libyan terrorist Asad Khalil, known as the Lion, returns to the U.S. to take care of unfinished business, and the only man who can stop him is John Corey, a special agent for the NYPD's Anti-Terrorist Task Force.

  • Title : Spotlight
    Spotlight
    • Author : Wentworth, Patricia
    • Narrator : Diana Bishop. (Female)
    • System Number : E13247
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Gregory Porlock's party was a very successful one - from Gregory's point of view.
      Gregory Porlock's party was a very successful one - from Gregory's point of view. He was in the highest of spirits, and the fact that his guests were obviously not in a party mood only added to his enjoyment. He knew they all had good reason to fear and dislike him, and it amused him to play the part of the genial host, and to watch each of his visitors trying to act the part of a gay and carefree guest for the benefit of all the others. Gregory never knew that one of his visitors played two roles that evening, that someone doubled the part of guest and murderer, for in that drama Gregory Porlock was cast for a different role.

  • Title : The English girl : Gabriel Allon series, Book 13
    The English girl : Gabriel Allon series, Book 13
    • Author : Silva, Daniel
    • Narrator : George Guidall. (Male)
    • System Number : E13248
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When a young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister's career is threatened with destruction - Gabriel Allon, master art restorer, spy, and assassin, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems, and the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth.
      When a young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister's career is threatened with destruction - Gabriel Allon, master art restorer, spy, and assassin, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems, and the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth.

  • Title : The far side of the world : Aubrey/Maturin series, Book 10
    The far side of the world : Aubrey/Maturin series, Book 10
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : E13249
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Sea stories.
    • Summary :
      The War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade - Stephen Maturin has orders of his own in the world of secret intelligence - Disaster in various guises awaits them in the Great South Sea and in the far reaches of the Pacific: typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, murder, and criminal insanity.
      The War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade - Stephen Maturin has orders of his own in the world of secret intelligence - Disaster in various guises awaits them in the Great South Sea and in the far reaches of the Pacific: typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, murder, and criminal insanity.

  • Title : Lost temple
    Lost temple
    • Author : Harper, Tom.
    • Narrator : Francis Greenslade. (Male)
    • System Number : E13250
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      For three thousand years, the world's most dangerous treasure has been lost.
      For three thousand years, the world's most dangerous treasure has been lost. Now the code that reveals its hiding place is about to be broken. Sam Grant is a disgraced ex-SOE soldier and an adventurer by trade. But he has a secret: six years ago, a dying archaeologist entrusted him with his life's work, transcripts of mysterious writing found in a hidden cave on Crete. Deciphered, it could lead to one of the greatest prizes in history. But the treasure is as dangerous as it is valuable. The CIA wants it; so does the KGB.Helped by a brilliant Oxford professor, and a beautiful Greek archaeologist with her own secrets to hide, Grant is plunged into a labyrinth of ancient cults, forgotten mysteries and lost civilizations. But time is running out. The secrets of the distant past may hold the key to the newest threats of the modern world.

  • Title : The dark mirror : the Bridei chronicles, Book 1
    The dark mirror : the Bridei chronicles, Book 1
    • Author : Marillier, Juliet.
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : E13252
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      When the child Bridei is sent to the kingdom of Fortriu to be raised by Broichan, a powerful druid, he knows only that he must be studious and obedient.
      When the child Bridei is sent to the kingdom of Fortriu to be raised by Broichan, a powerful druid, he knows only that he must be studious and obedient. Bridei applies himself to learning, unaware that a secret council of elders, including Broichan, has long been working on plans for the future of their divided homeland, and that Bridei himself is central to their strategy. When a baby girl is left on the doorstep one winter's night, Bridei thanks the gods for sending him a companion to share his lonely existence in the remote household. But Tuala's arrival spells a perilous complication to Broichan's master plan. As Bridei moves ever closer to his grand destiny, and as Tuala grows from fey child to beguiling young woman, powerful forces turn against the secret council; enemies will stop at nothing to foil the druid's plan, even if they must endanger Bridei's life.

  • Title : Shopaholic ties the knot : Shopaholic series, Book 3
    Shopaholic ties the knot : Shopaholic series, Book 3
    • Author : Kinsella, Sophie.
    • Narrator : Emily Gray. (Female)
    • System Number : E13254
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Life has been good for Becky Bloomwood: She's become the best personal shopper at Barneys, she and her successful entrepreneurial boyfriend, Luke, are living happily in Manhattan's West Village, and her new next door neighbour is a fashion designer!
      Life has been good for Becky Bloomwood: She's become the best personal shopper at Barneys, she and her successful entrepreneurial boyfriend, Luke, are living happily in Manhattan's West Village, and her new next door neighbour is a fashion designer! But with her best friend Suze engaged, how can Becky fail to notice that her own ring finger is bare? Not that she's been thinking of marriage (or diamonds) or anything. The irresistible heroine of Confessions of a Shopaholic and Shopaholic Abroad is back in a hilarious tale of mothers and daughters, mothers and sons, and one blushing bride who just can't say no to saying "I do".

  • Title : The risk pool
    The risk pool
    • Author : Russo, Richard.
    • Narrator : Sean Mangan. (Male)
    • System Number : E13255
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ned Hall is doing his best to grow up, even though neither of his estranged parents can properly be called adult.
      Ned Hall is doing his best to grow up, even though neither of his estranged parents can properly be called adult. His father, Sam, cultivates bad habits so assiduously that he is stuck at the bottom of his auto insurance risk pool. His mother, Jenny, is slowly going crazy from resentment at a husband who refuses either to stay or to stay away. As Ned veers between allegiances to these grossly inadequate role models, Richard Russo gives us a book that overflows with outsized characters and outlandish predicaments and whose vision of family is at once irreverent and unexpectedly moving.

  • Title : Power play : FBI Thriller, Book 18
    Power play : FBI Thriller, Book 18
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine.
    • Narrator : MacLeod Andrews and Renee Raudman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13257
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Natalie Black, the U.S.
      Natalie Black, the U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James, has returned to Washington, her job in jeopardy. Her fiance, George McCallum, Viscount Lockenby, has died in a car accident, and mysterious rumors begin that she's responsible begin to surface: she broke off the engagement and, heartbroken, he killed himself. Then someone tries to force her off the M-2 outside London. Again, rumors claim it was a sympathy ploy. When she returns to the United States, she's nearly killed when a car tries to mow her down while she's out for a run. No one believes her except FBI Special Agent Davis Sullivan. Meanwhile someone is following Sherlock. A stalker? Then someone tries to shoot her from the back of a motorcycle, but the assailant gets away. Sherlock next gets a call from an Atlanta mental hospital warning her that Blessed Backman has escaped. This is not good news. Blessed is a talented psychopath out for revenge against the agents, primarily Sherlock, whom his dying mother begged him to kill since she and Savich brought down her cult. How to find out who's trying to kill the ambassador to the U.K.? How can they get their hands on Blessed Backman before he succeeds and kills Sherlock? The clock is ticking and the danger intensifies.

  • Title : The book of speculation
    The book of speculation
    • Author : Swyler, Erika.
    • Narrator : Johnny Carr. (Male)
    • System Number : E13258
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Simon Watson lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a cliff that is slowly crumbling into the sea.
      Simon Watson lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a cliff that is slowly crumbling into the sea. His parents are long dead, his mother having drowned in the water his house overlooks. His younger sister, Enola, works for a travelling carnival and seldom calls. On a day in late June, Simon receives a mysterious book from an antiquarian bookseller; it has been sent to him because it is inscribed with the name Verona Bonn, Simon's grandmother. The book tells the story of two doomed lovers who were part of a travelling circus more than two hundred years ago. The paper crackles with age as Simon turns the yellowed pages filled with notes and sketches. He is fascinated, yet as he reads Simon becomes increasingly unnerved. Why do so many women in his family drown on 24th July? And could Enola, who has suddenly turned up at home for the first time in years, risk the same terrible fate? As 24th July draws ever closer, Simon must unlock the mysteries of the book, and decode his family history, before it's too late.

  • Title : The life and loves of Lena Gaunt
    The life and loves of Lena Gaunt
    • Author : Farr, Tracy
    • Narrator : Joan Scafe. (Female)
    • System Number : E13259
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      From a solitary childhood in Malacca and a Perth boarding school to a glittering career in Jazz-age Sydney and a defining relationship with bohemian artist Beatrix Carmichael, Lena's is a life shaped by the pull of the sea, the ebb and flow of passion and loss, and that extraordinary instrument, the theremin.
      From a solitary childhood in Malacca and a Perth boarding school to a glittering career in Jazz-age Sydney and a defining relationship with bohemian artist Beatrix Carmichael, Lena's is a life shaped by the pull of the sea, the ebb and flow of passion and loss, and that extraordinary instrument, the theremin.

  • Title : Opal Plumstead
    Opal Plumstead
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Madeleine Leslay. (Female)
    • System Number : E13263
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Opal Plumstead might be plain, but she has always been fiercely intelligent.
      Opal Plumstead might be plain, but she has always been fiercely intelligent. Yet her scholarship and dreams of university are snatched away when her father is sent to prison, and fourteen-year-old Opal must start work at the Fairy Glen sweet factory to support her family. Opal struggles to get along with the other workers, who think her snobby and stuck-up. But Opal idolises Mrs Roberts, the factory's beautiful, dignified owner, who introduces Opal to the legendary Mrs Pankhurst and her fellow Suffragettes. And when Opal meets Morgan, Mrs Roberts' handsome son, and the heir to Fairy Glen – she believes she has found her soulmate. But the First World War is about to begin, and will change Opal's life for ever.

  • Title : The holiday murders
    The holiday murders
    • Author : Gott, Robert.
    • Narrator : James Millar. (Male)
    • System Number : E13265
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      On Christmas Eve, 1943, the newly formed but undermanned Homicide division of the Melbourne police force is called to investigate the vicious double murder of a father and son.
      On Christmas Eve, 1943, the newly formed but undermanned Homicide division of the Melbourne police force is called to investigate the vicious double murder of a father and son. When Military Intelligence becomes involved, Homicide's Inspector Titus Lambert must unravel the personal from the political. If only the killings had stopped at two. The police are desperate to come to grips with an extraordinary and disquieting upsurge of violence. For Constable Helen Lord, it is an opportunity to make her mark in a male-dominated world where she is patronised as a novelty. For Detective Joe Sable, the investigation forces a reassessment of his indifference to his Jewish heritage. Racing against the clock, the police uncover simmering tensions among secretive local Nazi sympathisers as a psychopathic fascist usurper makes his move.

  • Title : Angelfire : Magic Time, Book 2
    Angelfire : Magic Time, Book 2
    • Author : Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn.
    • Narrator : Mark Bramhall, Ann Marie Lee, Ned Schmidtke, Robertson Dean. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13266
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      The world has changed forever.
      The world has changed forever. Across America, technology has been eclipsed by magic, as ordinary people become the embodiments of their darkest desires, deepest fears and purest selves. Searching for the source of this terrifying phenomenon and to save his sister Tina, transformed by it into one of the ethereal creatures known as flares former lawyer Cal Griffin and his band of unlikely heroes follow the visions of the charming lunatic Goldie and the fragile song of a cursed bluesman to a secret haven hidden from its malevolent power. The domain of the bluesman and his protector Magritte, a call girl turned flare, is a wondrous sanctuary from the madness. But how long can it survive, if the evil beyond it is allowed to flourish? The world is unraveling little by little, and the salvation of everything left worth saving requires that Cal and his companions journey deep into the very heart and soul of darkness to confront the beast ruling the Ruby City once called Chicago. But first they must conquer the darkness within themselves. Written by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, based on Marc Scott Zicree's concept.

  • Title : Paul Temple and the Margo mystery
    Paul Temple and the Margo mystery
    • Author : Durbridge, Francis.
    • Narrator : Toby Stephens. (Male)
    • System Number : E13268
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The coat was expensive.
      The coat was expensive. A woman's cashmere coat with the maker's name MARGO prominently displayed. It had been dropped into the back of Paul Temple's car - possibly by the people responsible for the disappearance of his wife. A little while later a second MARGO coat surfaced - literally. Sodden and stained, it was worn by a woman who had been brutally strangled & thrown into the Thames. 'Ask her about the coat' were the words that puzzled Temple. Words spoken in terror by a dying man...

  • Title : Last chance cafe
    Last chance cafe
    • Author : Byrski, Liz.
    • Narrator : Marie-Louise Walker. (Female)
    • System Number : E13272
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Margot detests shopping malls.
      Margot detests shopping malls. Any distraction is welcome, and the woman who has chained herself to the escalator, shouting about the perils of consumerism, is certainly that. She recognises Dot immediately, from their campaigning days, and further back still, to when Margot married Laurence. Dot is in despair at the abandonment of the sisterhood, at the idea of pole dancing as empowerment and the sight of five-year-olds with false eyelashes and padded bras. She's still a fierce campaigner, but she isn't sure where to direct her rage. Meanwhile Margot holds a haunting resentment that her youthful ambitions have always been shelved to attend to the needs of others. And as the two women turn to the past for solutions for the future, Margot's family is in crisis. Laurence travels in a bid to repress his grief, daughter Lexie loses her job after twenty years, and her younger sister Emma hides her pain with shopping binges.

  • Title : The burning wire : Lincoln Rhyme series, Book 9
    The burning wire : Lincoln Rhyme series, Book 9
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery.
    • Narrator : Dennis Boutsikaris. (Male)
    • System Number : E13273
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When an attack is made on Manhattan's electricity grid, it seems that terrorists must be responsible.
      When an attack is made on Manhattan's electricity grid, it seems that terrorists must be responsible. While the FBI and CIA try to determine whether religious or environmental fundamentalists are behind the attacks, Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs race to decode the forensics in order to prevent the next assault on the grid.

  • Title : Radiant angel : John Corey series, Book 7
    Radiant angel : John Corey series, Book 7
    • Author : DeMille, Nelson.
    • Narrator : Scott Brick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13274
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When Vasily Petrov, a colonel in the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service posing as a diplomat with the Russian U.N.
      When Vasily Petrov, a colonel in the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service posing as a diplomat with the Russian U.N. Mission, mysteriously disappears from a Russian oligarch's party in Southampton, it's up to Corey to track him down. What are the Russians up to and why? Is there a possible nuclear threat, a so-called radiant angel? Will Corey find Petrov and put a stop to whatever he has planned before it's too late?

  • Title : The godfather
    The godfather
    • Author : Puzo, Mario
    • Narrator : Joe Mantegna. (Male)
    • System Number : E13275
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The leader, Vito Corleone, is the Godfather.
      The leader, Vito Corleone, is the Godfather. He is a benevolent despot who stops at nothing to gain and hold power. His command post is a fortress on Long Island from which he presides over a vast underground empire that includes the rackets, gambling, bookmarking, and unions. His influence runs through all levels of American society, from the cop on the beat to the nation's mighty.

  • Title : Let the devil sleep : Dave Gurney, Book 3
    Let the devil sleep : Dave Gurney, Book 3
    • Author : Verdon, John.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : E13276
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Dave Gurney, a retired NYPD homicide detective, agrees to meet a young woman making a documentary on The Good Shepherd.
      Dave Gurney, a retired NYPD homicide detective, agrees to meet a young woman making a documentary on The Good Shepherd. A decade ago a series of roadside shootings and a manifesto raging against the rich made The Good Shepherd killer headline news.

  • Title : The litigators
    The litigators
    • Author : Grisham, John.
    • Narrator : Dennis Boutsikaris. (Male)
    • System Number : E13277
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      With their new associate on board, Finley & Figg is ready to tackle a really big case, a case that could make the partners rich without requiring them to actually practice much law.
      With their new associate on board, Finley & Figg is ready to tackle a really big case, a case that could make the partners rich without requiring them to actually practice much law. An extremely popular drug, Krayoxx, the number one cholesterol reducer for the dangerously overweight, produced by Varrick Labs, a giant pharmaceutical company with annual sales of 25 billion dollars, has recently come under fire after several patients taking it have suffered heart attacks. Wally Figg smells money.

  • Title : The quality of silence
    The quality of silence
    • Author : Lupton, Rosamund.
    • Narrator : Fiona Hardingham. (Female)
    • System Number : E13279
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Yasmin, a beautiful astrophysicist, and her precocious deaf daughter, Ruby, arrive in a remote part of Alaska to be told that Ruby's father, Matt, has been the victim of a catastrophic accident.
      Yasmin, a beautiful astrophysicist, and her precocious deaf daughter, Ruby, arrive in a remote part of Alaska to be told that Ruby's father, Matt, has been the victim of a catastrophic accident. Unable to accept his death as truth, Yasmin and Ruby set out into the hostile winter of the Alaskan tundra in search of answers. But as a storm closes in, Yasmin realizes that a very human danger may be keeping pace with them. And with no one else on the road to help, they must keep moving, alone and terrified, through an endless Alaskan night.

  • Title : The chemistry of tears
    The chemistry of tears
    • Author : Carey, Peter.
    • Narrator : Susan Lyons and Jefferson Mays. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13281
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Catherine's secret lover dies suddenly, she has nowhere to turn to except her work.
      When Catherine's secret lover dies suddenly, she has nowhere to turn to except her work. A middle-aged curator in a London museum, Catherine is given a very particular project: a box of intricate clockwork parts that appear to be the remains of a nineteenth century automaton, a beautifully made mechanical bird. When she discovers the diary of the man who commissioned the machine, she is partially rescued from one obsession by another, who was Henry Brandling, and the mysterious, visionary clockmaker he hired to make a gift for his absent son? And what was the end result that now sits in pieces in her studio?

  • Title : The gift of rain
    The gift of rain
    • Author : Tan, Twan Eng
    • Narrator : Luke Thompson and Gordon Griffin. (Male)
    • System Number : E13286
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Driven by the prophetic words of an ancient soothsayer, this novel explores the opposing ideas of predestination and self-determination, as Philip traces a perilous and sometimes unclear path through the terrible years of the Second World War in Penang, Malaysia.
      Driven by the prophetic words of an ancient soothsayer, this novel explores the opposing ideas of predestination and self-determination, as Philip traces a perilous and sometimes unclear path through the terrible years of the Second World War in Penang, Malaysia.

  • Title : Moll Flanders
    Moll Flanders
    • Author : Defoe, Daniel.
    • Narrator : Laural Merlington.
    • System Number : E13287
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Abandoned at birth by a mother who faces transportation to Virginia, the young Moll Flanders sets out to make her way in the world.
      Abandoned at birth by a mother who faces transportation to Virginia, the young Moll Flanders sets out to make her way in the world. Faced with a life of service she resorts to a life of crime.

  • Title : The road
    The road
    • Author : McCarthy, Cormac.
    • Narrator : Tom Stechschulte. (Male)
    • System Number : E13288
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure Stories.
    • Summary :
      America is a barren landscape of smoldering ashes, devoid of life except for those people still struggling to scratch out some type of existence.
      America is a barren landscape of smoldering ashes, devoid of life except for those people still struggling to scratch out some type of existence. Amidst the destruction, a father and his young son walk, always toward the coast, but with no real understanding that circumstances will improve once they arrive. Still they persevere, and their relationship comes to represent goodness in a world that is utterly devastated.

  • Title : Rides a dread legion
    Rides a dread legion
    • Author : Feist, Raymond E.
    • Narrator : Peter Joyce. (Male)
    • System Number : E13290
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      A lost race of elves, the taredhel or 'people of the stars' have found a way across the universe to reach Midkemia (which they believe to be their ancestral home).
      A lost race of elves, the taredhel or 'people of the stars' have found a way across the universe to reach Midkemia (which they believe to be their ancestral home). On their current world, these elves are hard pressed by a ravaging demon horde, who are pursuing the elves, thereby exposing Midkemia to danger.

  • Title : The birthday present
    The birthday present
    • Author : Vine, Barbara.
    • Narrator : Ruth Sillers and Paul Blake. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13291
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      It's late spring of 1990 and a love affair is flourishing: between Ivor Tesham, an ardent womanizer and rising star of Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government, and Hebe Furnal, a stunning North London housewife stuck in a dull marriage.
      It's late spring of 1990 and a love affair is flourishing: between Ivor Tesham, an ardent womanizer and rising star of Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government, and Hebe Furnal, a stunning North London housewife stuck in a dull marriage. On the eve of her birthday, Tesham gives Hebe a present to remember: a man arranges for his unsuspecting, but otherwise willing, girlfriend to be snatched from the street, bound and gagged, and then delivered to him. (Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine.)

  • Title : The labours of Hercules
    The labours of Hercules
    • Author : Christie, Agatha.
    • Narrator : John Woodvine. (Male)
    • System Number : E13295
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A dinner guest compares the labours of Poirot to those of his mythological namesake, Hercules, the Greek hero, and the great detective is not amused.
      A dinner guest compares the labours of Poirot to those of his mythological namesake, Hercules, the Greek hero, and the great detective is not amused. Poirot has already decided to retire but, as a suitable farewell, he will take on twelve monumental cases that correspond to the twelve Labours of Hercules.

  • Title : Speaking in bones : Temperance Brennan, Book 18
    Speaking in bones : Temperance Brennan, Book 18
    • Author : Reichs, Kathy.
    • Narrator : Katherine Borowitz.
    • System Number : E13296
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan investigates what looks to be a typical missing person case, only to find herself digging up bones possibly left by a serial killer, a cult, or perhaps something not entirely of this world.
      Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan investigates what looks to be a typical missing person case, only to find herself digging up bones possibly left by a serial killer, a cult, or perhaps something not entirely of this world.

  • Title : Learning to talk
    Learning to talk
    • Author : Mantel, Hilary.
    • Narrator : Anna Bentinck, Jane Collingwood and Patrick Moy. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13299
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      In the wake of Hilary Mantel's captivating memoir, 'Giving Up The Ghost', this collection of loosely autobiographical stories locates the transforming moments of a haunted childhood.
      In the wake of Hilary Mantel's captivating memoir, 'Giving Up The Ghost', this collection of loosely autobiographical stories locates the transforming moments of a haunted childhood.

  • Title : A blink of the screen
    A blink of the screen
    • Author : Pratchett, Terry
    • Narrator : Michael Fenton-Stephens and Stephen Briggs.
    • System Number : E13301
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-loved authors.
      In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short-form fiction collected into one volume. A Blink of the Screen charts the course of Pratchett's writing career: from his schooldays through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press, and the origins of his debut novel, The Carpet People; and on again to the phenomenally successful Discworld series. Here are characters both familiar and undiscovered; abandoned worlds and others still expanding; adventure, chickens, death, disco and, actually, some quite disturbing ideas about Christmas, all of it shot through with Terry's inimitable brand of humour.

  • Title : The silver linings playbook
    The silver linings playbook
    • Author : Quick, Matthew.
    • Narrator : Ray Porter. (Male)
    • System Number : E13304
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      'The Silver Linings Playbook' is the riotous and poignant story of how one man regains his memory and comes to terms with the magnitude of his wife's betrayal.
      'The Silver Linings Playbook' is the riotous and poignant story of how one man regains his memory and comes to terms with the magnitude of his wife's betrayal. Pat Peoples' theory is that his life is a movie produced by God. His mission in life is to become physically fit and emotionally literate, whereupon God will ensure the movie is a romcom, complete with happy ending - meaning for Pat, the return of his estranged wife Nikki. After several years in a mental-health facility, Pat leaves hospital to find that no one will talk about Nikki; his friends now have families; his football team keeps losing and now his therapist recommends adultery. There's a silver lining, however, in the form of tragically widowed, physically fit, and clinically depressed Tiffany.

  • Title : The clock strikes twelve
    The clock strikes twelve
    • Author : Wentworth, Patricia
    • Narrator : Diana Bishop. (Female)
    • System Number : E13305
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      New Year's Eve, 1940, is unusual for the Paradine family.
      New Year's Eve, 1940, is unusual for the Paradine family. Departing from tradition, James Paradine makes a speech that changes the course of many lives. Valuable documents have disappeared. A member of the family has taken them. The culprit has until midnight to confess and return the papers. A few minutes after twelve James Paradine is dead. It is left to Miss Silver to disentangle the threads that bind the Paradine family in a strange web of dislike, hatred and fear.

  • Title : Mud crab boogie : Les Norton, Book 12
    Mud crab boogie : Les Norton, Book 12
    • Author : Barrett, Robert G.
    • Narrator : uncredited (Male)
    • System Number : E13307
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Les Norton is back.
      Les Norton is back. Les becomes involved with the Murrumbidgee Mud Crabs, a team involved in the new 'in' sport - extreme water polo. But while things look calm on the surface there's plenty of dirty tricks underwater.

  • Title : The god of small things
    The god of small things
    • Author : Roy, Arundhati
    • Narrator : Sneha Mathan (Female)
    • System Number : E13308
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two twins in Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family.
      Two twins in Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family. When their English cousin and her mother arrive for a visit, the twins learn that things can change in a day.

  • Title : The comfort of lies : a novel
    The comfort of lies : a novel
    • Author : Meyers, Randy Susan.
    • Narrator : Amy McFadden. (Female)
    • System Number : E13310
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Five years ago, Tia fell into obsessive love with a man she could never have.
      Five years ago, Tia fell into obsessive love with a man she could never have. Married, and the father of two boys, Nathan was unavailable in every way. When she became pregnant, he disappeared, and she gave up her baby for adoption. Five years ago, Caroline, a dedicated pathologist, reluctantly adopted a baby to please her husband. She prayed her misgivings would disappear; instead, she's questioning whether she's cut out for the role of wife and mother. Five years ago, Juliette considered her life ideal: she had a solid marriage, two beautiful young sons, and a thriving business. Then she discovered Nathan's affair. He promised he'd never stray again, and she trusted him. But when Juliette intercepts a letter to her husband from Tia that contains pictures of a child with a deep resemblance to her husband, her world crumbles once more. How could Nathan deny his daughter? And if he's kept this a secret from her, what else is he hiding? Desperate for the truth, Juliette goes in search of the little girl. And before long, the three women and Nathan are on a collision course with consequences that none of them could have predicted. Riveting and arresting, "The Comfort of Lies" explores the collateral damage of infidelity and the dark, private struggles many of us experience but rarely reveal.

  • Title : Lady Chatterley's lover
    Lady Chatterley's lover
    • Author : Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert).
    • Narrator : Maxine Peake. (Female)
    • System Number : E13311
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      CLASSIC FICTION.
      CLASSIC FICTION. Explicit descriptions of sex and 'unprintable' words meant that D.H. Lawrence's notorious novel could only be printed in Florence when it was published in 1928. Almost entitled Tenderness by the author, it tells the story of the physical relationship between the aristocratic protagonist Constance Chatterley and gamekeeper Oliver Mellors - which occurs right under the nose of her wheelchair-bound husband, Clifford. In exploring the class system of the early 20th century, the novel also touches upon the declining coal mining industry, its effect on the workers, and the politics which surrounded it. Yet possibly the most important theme in this intimate and moving novel is the individual's need for physical as well as intellectual satisfaction in order to feel a sense of completeness.

  • Title : Dogs don't lie : Pru Marlowe, Book 1
    Dogs don't lie : Pru Marlowe, Book 1
    • Author : Simon, Clea.
    • Narrator : Tavia Gilbert.
    • System Number : E13313
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Pru Marlowe isn't your ordinary animal psychic.
      Pru Marlowe isn't your ordinary animal psychic. A tough girl on the run from her own gift, Pru left the big city to return to her picturesque Berkshires hometown looking for a little peace. Too bad that her training as an animal behaviorist got her mixed up with Lily, a rescue dog, and Charles, the dog's guardian. Now Charles is dead, and Lily appears to be headed for the same end, for after all, Lily is a pit bull, a fighting-ring dropout. And Lily is far too traumatized to give Pru a clear picture of what she has witnessed. But Pru knows something about bad girls trying to clean up, and, with a sense of justice strong enough to overcome her dislike of human society, she takes the case.

  • Title : Alibi
    Alibi
    • Author : Bauer, Sydney.
    • Narrator : Bill Ten Eyck. (Male)
    • System Number : E13315
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Jessica Nagoshi, the beautiful heiress to her father's billion dollar empire, is being groomed, along with her brother Peter, to take control of Nagoshi Inc.
      Jessica Nagoshi, the beautiful heiress to her father's billion dollar empire, is being groomed, along with her brother Peter, to take control of Nagoshi Inc. That is, until she is brutally murdered in the greenhouse of her father's extensive Wellesley estate. Jessica was in her third year pre-law at the prestigious Deane University and the police enter the hallowed halls of the most expensive college in America to begin their investigation. Boston criminal defence attorney David Cavanaugh is thrust into this high-society case when James Matheson, a wealthy, connected but unaffected law student is arrested for Jessica's murder. For in James he sees traces of his younger self, Matheson is dedicated, ambitious, but still idealistic enough to believe that justice will always prevail. From the outset David is hampered by unspoken alliances, corporate malpractice, love, lust and a disastrous misplace of trust that will leave his case in tatters.But in the end, nothing can prepare him for the truth, and the diabolical lengths some will go to, to preserve their life of privilege.

  • Title : A mistletoe kiss
    A mistletoe kiss
    • Author : Flynn, Katie.
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : E13317
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hetty Gilbert is a canal child with no permanent address, so when she needs to join the library, she cannot do so.
      Hetty Gilbert is a canal child with no permanent address, so when she needs to join the library, she cannot do so. Miss Preece dislikes children, but Hetty's longing for books touches a chord and she stretches the rules to allow the girl to read on the premises. Soon, Hetty's chief desire is to become a librarian like her friend. But with war on the horizon, their lives will never be the same. In 1939 Hetty joins in the war effort, for her knowledge of canal boats is desperately needed, whilst Miss Preece can only sit and listen to the dangers her young friend faces, knowing she herself can do nothing to help. But her chance will come, and with it the meaning behind that fragile mistletoe kiss...

  • Title : At home with the Templetons
    At home with the Templetons
    • Author : McInerney, Monica.
    • Narrator : Ulli Birve. (Female)
    • System Number : E13318
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      When the Templeton family from England takes up residence in a stately home in country Australia, they set the locals talking, and with good reason.
      When the Templeton family from England takes up residence in a stately home in country Australia, they set the locals talking, and with good reason. From the outside, the seven Templetons seem so bohemian, unusual, peculiar even. No one is more intrigued by the family than their neighbours, single mother Nina Donovan and her young son Tom. Before long, the two families' lives become entwined in unexpected ways, to the delight of Gracie, the sweetest of the Templeton children. In the years that follow, the relationships between the Templetons and the two Donovans twist and turn in unpredictable and life-changing directions, until a tragedy tears them all apart. What will it take to bring them together again?

  • Title : Blotto, Twinks and the dead dowager duchess : Blotto & Twinks, Book 2
    Blotto, Twinks and the dead dowager duchess : Blotto & Twinks, Book 2
    • Author : Brett, Simon.
    • Narrator : Simon Brett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13321
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The aristocratic but slow-witted Blotto and his extremely brainy sister Twinks are attending a weekend house party when their hostess, the Dowager Duchess of Melmost, is murdered.
      The aristocratic but slow-witted Blotto and his extremely brainy sister Twinks are attending a weekend house party when their hostess, the Dowager Duchess of Melmost, is murdered. An amateur detective, conveniently staying for the weekend, deduces that the Lyminster family's chauffeur, Corky Froggett, is the murderer. But Blotto and Twinks are unconvinced, and the only way to prove Corky's innocence is to find the real perpetrator. So begins the second investigation for the daring duo - one which takes them via an opium den in Limehouse, a Scottish castle and a disused Cornish tin mine, to a thrilling final confrontation at the nerve centre of the evil League of the Crimson Hand. Yes, Blotto and Twinks are back!

  • Title : Special topics in calamity physics
    Special topics in calamity physics
    • Author : Pessl, Marisha
    • Narrator : Emily Janice Card. (Female)
    • System Number : E13323
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Special Topics in Calamity Physics is a mesmerizing debut.
      Special Topics in Calamity Physics is a mesmerizing debut. As teenager Blue van Meer tells her story we are hurled into a dizzying world of murder and butterflies, womanizing and wandering, American McCulture, The Western Canon, political radicalism and juvenile crushisms. Structured around a syllabus for a Great Works of Literature class (with hand-drawn Visual Aids), Blue's wickedly funny yet poignant tale reveals how the imagination finds meaning in the most bewildering times, the ways people of all ages strive for connection, and how the darkest of secrets can set us free.

  • Title : Small great things
    Small great things
    • Author : Picoult, Jodi
    • Narrator : Audra Ann McDonald, Cassandra Campbell and Ari Fliakos. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13324
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A woman and her husband admitted to a hospital to have a baby requests that their nurse be reassigned, they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby.
      A woman and her husband admitted to a hospital to have a baby requests that their nurse be reassigned, they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing in to perform CPR. When her indecision ends in tragedy, Ruth finds herself on trial, represented by a white public defender who warns against bringing race into a courtroom. As the two come to develop a truer understanding of each other's lives, they begin to doubt the beliefs they each hold most dear.

  • Title : Celebrations at Thrush Green : Thrush Green, Book 11
    Celebrations at Thrush Green : Thrush Green, Book 11
    • Author : Read, Miss.
    • Narrator : Gwen Watford. (Female)
    • System Number : E13325
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Celebrations are being prepared to mark the hundreth anniversary of the birth of Nathaniel Patten, one of Thrush Green's most famous sons.
      Celebrations are being prepared to mark the hundreth anniversary of the birth of Nathaniel Patten, one of Thrush Green's most famous sons. A statue is being put up to mark the occasion and when the long-anticipated day arrives events culminate in more than one cause for rejoicing.

  • Title : Skulduggery
    Skulduggery
    • Author : Harding, Tony
    • Narrator : Tony Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : E13326
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      The author's memories in the form of a series of short stories.
      The author's memories in the form of a series of short stories.

  • Title : City of fear : Ellie Hatcher, Book 2
    City of fear : Ellie Hatcher, Book 2
    • Author : Burke, Alafair.
    • Narrator : Tyler Coppin. (Male)
    • System Number : E13327
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a city full of victims, it's murder to choose just one...
      In a city full of victims, it's murder to choose just one... Chelsea Hart, a fresh-faced Indiana college student, spends the final night of her spring break in the VIP room of an elite New York City nightclub with her girlfriends and a fake ID. The next morning, joggers find her in East River Park, her celebrated blonde hair hacked off. NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher catches the case and quickly homes in on a group of privileged men who were last seen partying with Chelsea. When a tight case is built against a young hedge fund manager, the department is elated. But Ellie has her doubts. Chelsea's murder is eerily similar to three other deaths that occurred a decade ago: the victims were young, female, and in each case, the killer had taken her hair as a souvenir. Ellie's search for the truth pits her against her fellow cops and places her under the watchful eye of of a psychopath eager to add the prideful young detective to his list. (Originally published in the US with the title Angel's Tip.)

  • Title : Rambo : first blood part 2
    Rambo : first blood part 2
    • Author : Morrell, David
    • Narrator : Eric G. Dove. (Male)
    • System Number : E13328
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      First Blood unleashed the fury of Rambo's rage.
      First Blood unleashed the fury of Rambo's rage. Now he is in prison for his one-man war against a small-town police chief. His former commanding officer, Colonel Trautman, arrives with a promise to release Rambo, with two important conditions. First, Rambo must return to the Vietnamese prison camp from which he escaped and find the missing Americans who are rumored to be prisoners there. The second condition? Don't rescue the prisoners. Only bring back photos. Under no circumstances engage the enemy. For Rambo, the first part is difficult. But the second is impossible.

  • Title : Sundays at Tiffany's
    Sundays at Tiffany's
    • Author : Patterson, James
    • Narrator : Gabrielle Charbonnet. (Female)
    • System Number : E13329
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      'When you grow up, you won't remember me'.
      'When you grow up, you won't remember me'. Jane Margaux was never supposed to remember her imaginary friend when he vanished from her life but he was the best friend she'd ever had and she could never let his memory fade. Isolated and lonely, she is living in the shadows of her dramatic and over-powering mother. Over twenty years since Michael said goodbye, Jane catches a glimpse of that unforgotten face, her heart pounding, she can't believe it could be true - could it really be Michael? This time though Michael isn't just a figment of her imagination. But will the path of true love be a smooth one? And will Jane get her happy ever after? Sundays at Tiffany's is a heart-warming romance about a girl who until now has lived her life on the sidelines, about what it feels like to fall in love, a tale of soulmates.

  • Title : The shack
    The shack
    • Author : Young, William P.
    • Narrator : Roger Mueller. (Male)
    • System Number : E13330
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Mackenzie Allen Phillips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation.
      Mackenzie Allen Phillips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation. Evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note - apparently from God - inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgement, he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change his life forever.

  • Title : Oryx and Crake
    Oryx and Crake
    • Author : Atwood, Margaret
    • Narrator : John Chancer. (Male)
    • System Number : E13332
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      As the story opens, snowman is sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death.
      As the story opens, snowman is sleeping in a tree, wearing a dirty old bedsheet, mourning the loss of his beautiful and beloved Oryx and his best friend Crake, and slowly starving to death. In a world in which science-based corporations have recently taken mankind on an uncontrolled genetic-engineering ride, he now searches for supplies in a wasteland.

  • Title : One quiet woman
    One quiet woman
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : E13333
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Leah Turner's father has been killed in an accident at the laundry, and it falls to her to become sole provider for her little sister.
      Leah Turner's father has been killed in an accident at the laundry, and it falls to her to become sole provider for her little sister. But pawning the few belongings she has left will only keep the rent collector at bay for a few weeks. Out of the blue Charlie Willcox, the local pawnbroker, offers her a deal. His invalid brother Jonah needs a wife. The idea of a marriage of convenience doesn't please Leah, but she finds Jonah agreeable enough and moving with him to the pretty hamlet of Ellindale may be the only chance of a better life. But other people have plans for the remote Pennine valley, and the two sisters find themselves facing danger in their new life with Jonah.

  • Title : Dancing to the flute
    Dancing to the flute
    • Author : Amin, Manisha Jolie.
    • Narrator : Paul English. (Male)
    • System Number : E13336
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Kalu climbed high into a tree seeking the perfect leaf to roll into a pipe ...
      Kalu climbed high into a tree seeking the perfect leaf to roll into a pipe ... softening one end in his mouth, he pressed down with his teeth to flatten the tube and blew. The sound, sweet and clear, rode the wind, snaking through the tree and down into the village. Set in the small Indian town of Hastinapore, we meet Kalu: just a young boy, without any family, living on the streets. As he plays his music, he doesn't realise there is a man resting against the trunk listening. And so Kalu and the healer meet, and Kalu's life is changed forever.

  • Title : Leaving home
    Leaving home
    • Author : Picoult, Jodi
    • Narrator : Jodi Picoult. (Female)
    • System Number : E13338
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Leaving Home brings together three, previously published short pieces, each dealing with a variation on the theme of leaving home.
      Leaving Home brings together three, previously published short pieces, each dealing with a variation on the theme of leaving home. The first, "Weights and Measures," deals with the tragic loss of a child; the second is a non-fiction letter Picoult wrote to her eldest son as he left for college; and, "Ritz" tells the story of a mother who takes the vacation all mothers need sometime. Jodi Picoult has the remarkable ability to portray an event's key moments and feelings in a potent narration that tugs at the heartstrings. Leaving Home's three emotionally charged stories deal with a gamut of pain, regret, unconditional love, memory, motherhood, and friendship that the author renders almost palpably.

  • Title : Leaving time
    Leaving time
    • Author : Picoult, Jodi
    • Narrator : Abigail Revasch, Kathe Mazur, Mark Deakins and Rebecca Lowman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13339
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident.
      For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe she was abandoned, Jenna searches for her mother regularly online and pores over the pages of Alice’s old journals. A scientist who studied grief among elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her research among the animals she loved, yet Jenna hopes the entries will provide a clue to her mother’s whereabouts. Desperate to find the truth, Jenna enlists two unlikely allies in her quest: Serenity Jones, a psychic who rose to fame finding missing persons, only to later doubt her gifts, and Virgil Stanhope, the jaded private detective who’d originally investigated Alice’s case along with the strange, possibly linked death of one of her colleagues. As the three work together to uncover what happened to Alice, they realise that in asking hard questions, they’ll have to face even harder answers. As Jenna’s memories dovetail with the events in her mother’s journals, the story races to a mesmerising finish.

  • Title : Delta connection
    Delta connection
    • Author : Innes, Hammond.
    • Narrator : Stephen Thorne. (Male)
    • System Number : E13342
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure Stories.
    • Summary :
      A desperate escape from Romania after the fall of the Ceausescus...
      A desperate escape from Romania after the fall of the Ceausescus... a violent introduction to the new rules of warfare on the borders of Afghanistan... then an icy struggle for survival among the world's highest mountains... Death follows those who seek beyond the 'Delta Connection' - searching for something closely guarded in the most dangerous region on earth.

  • Title : Balancing act
    Balancing act
    • Author : Townsend, Helen
    • Narrator : Joan Scafe. (Female)
    • System Number : E13344
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A novel about three women.
      A novel about three women. Cassie is successful, single and 40, and is worried that life is passing her by; Susan is married and unhappy, more worried about her mother than who her husband is sleeping with; and Anthea, 44, has joined a dating agency to find someone to father her child.

  • Title : The Other Hand
    The Other Hand
    • Author : Cleave, Chris
    • Narrator : Narrated by Lorelei St Roas and Recorded by Jan Angwin. (Female)
    • System Number : E13346
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Other Hand, also known as Little Bee, is a 2008 novel by British author Chris Cleave.
      The Other Hand, also known as Little Bee, is a 2008 novel by British author Chris Cleave. It is a dual narrative story about a Nigerian asylum-seeker and a British magazine editor, who meet during the oil conflict in the Niger Delta, and are re-united in England several years later.

  • Title : Doctor Who: the wheel of ice
    Doctor Who: the wheel of ice
    • Author : Baxter, Stephen.
    • Narrator : David Troughton. (Male)
    • System Number : E13347
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Wheel.
      The Wheel. A ring of ice and steel turning around a moon of Saturn, and home to a mining colony supplying a resource-hungry Earth. It's a bad place to grow up. The colony has been plagued by problems. Maybe it's just gremlins, just bad luck. But the equipment failures and thefts of resources have been increasing, and there have been stories among the children of mysterious creatures glimpsed aboard the Wheel. Many of the younger workers refuse to go down the warren-like mines anymore. And then sixteen-year-old Phee Laws, surfing Saturn's rings, saves an enigmatic blue box from destruction. Aboard the Wheel, the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe find a critical situation; and they are suspected by some as the source of the sabotage. They soon find themselves caught in a mystery that goes right back to the creation of the solar system. A mystery that could kill them all.

  • Title : Form line of battle! : Richard Bolitho, Book 11
    Form line of battle! : Richard Bolitho, Book 11
    • Author : Kent, Alexander.
    • Narrator : Michael Jayston. (Male)
    • System Number : E13348
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Sea stories.
    • Summary :
      June 1793, Gibraltar.
      June 1793, Gibraltar. The gathering might of revolutionary France prepares to engulf Europe in another bloody war. As in the past, Britain will stand or fall by the fighting power of her fleet. For Richard Bolitho, the renewal of hostilities means a fresh command and the chance of action after long months of inactivity. However, his mission to support Lord Hood in the monarchist-inspired occupation has gone awry: Bolitho and the crew of the Hyperion are trapped by the French near a dry Mediterranean island.

  • Title : The girl in Times Square
    The girl in Times Square
    • Author : Simons, Paullina
    • Narrator : Christina Traister. (Female)
    • System Number : E13349
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Living in bustling New York City, Lily Quinn has plenty of distractions and is struggling to finish college as well as pay her rent.
      Living in bustling New York City, Lily Quinn has plenty of distractions and is struggling to finish college as well as pay her rent. But that all pales in comparison when Amy, her best friend and roommate, disappears without a trace. Spencer O'Malley, a cynical NYPD detective assigned to Amy's case, immediately captures Lily's attention. Though he is wary and wrestling with his own demons, he, too, is irresistibly drawn to Lily. But fate has more in store for Lily than she ever expected. As she looks deeper into the mystery surrounding Amy's disappearance, Lily finds answers that shock her to her core and make her question her most deeply held beliefs. Lily soon finds herself on a collision course with life and death, truth and lies, love and hate.

  • Title : The innocent
    The innocent
    • Author : Baldacci, David
    • Narrator : Ron McLarty; Orlagh Cassidy. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13352
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Freelance hitman, Will Robie, has a mission which takes him first to Edinburgh and then to Tangier - His task is to eliminate suspected enemies of the US government - But back in DC, when government employee and mother of two, Denise Tamaron, is detailed as his next target, Robie fails to pull the trigger - She's an unlikely victim, and why does she pose a threat to national security?
      Freelance hitman, Will Robie, has a mission which takes him first to Edinburgh and then to Tangier - His task is to eliminate suspected enemies of the US government - But back in DC, when government employee and mother of two, Denise Tamaron, is detailed as his next target, Robie fails to pull the trigger - She's an unlikely victim, and why does she pose a threat to national security? Having failed in his mission, Robie needs to leave the scene fast. But it seems that he is not the only one who is on the run and in danger. On his escape from the city, he saves a young teenage girl from an unknown killer. She's too scared to reveal her true identity and why, if indeed she knows, there are those who want her dead. The police investigating the deaths start to take an interest in Robie. And he's particularly attracting the attention of a tenacious female investigator who believes the two cases may be connected.

  • Title : The killing habit
    The killing habit
    • Author : Billingham, Mark
    • Narrator : Mark Billingham. (Male)
    • System Number : E13354
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      How do you catch a killer who is yet to kill?
      How do you catch a killer who is yet to kill? We all know the signs. Cruelty, lack of empathy, the killing of animals. Now, pets on suburban London streets are being stalked by a shadow, and it could just be the start. DI Tom Thorne knows the psychological profile of such offenders all too well, so when he is tasked with catching a notorious killer of domestic cats, he sees the chance to stop a series of homicides before they happen. Others are less convinced, so once more, Thorne relies on DI Nicola Tanner to help him solve the case. It's a journey that brings them face to face with a killer who will tear their lives apart.

  • Title : The Alexandria connection
    The Alexandria connection
    • Author : d'Hage, Adrian
    • Narrator : Sean Mangan.
    • System Number : E13357
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      A New World Order is upon us.
      A New World Order is upon us. In the shifting desert sands of Egypt, rumours abound of a lost papyrus that will reveal the true purpose of the Pyramids of Giza. Could these ancient monoliths be the source of a new kind of energy, one that comes at no cost to the planet? CIA agent Curtis O'Connor and archaeologist Aleta Weizman are determined to find out. Close by, a shadowy and powerful group known as Pharos meets in Alexandria, its membership a closely guarded secret. Its first order of business: to orchestrate chaos on international financial markets with a series of spectacular terrorist attacks on the world's fossil-fuel supplies. And in Cairo, amid the anarchy of Tahrir Square, thieves have broken into the famed Museum of Antiquities and stolen one of the world's priceless artifacts: the mask of Tutankhamun. Is the audacious theft linked to the Pharos Group?

  • Title : The case of the velvet claws : Perry Mason, Book 1
    The case of the velvet claws : Perry Mason, Book 1
    • Author : Gardner, Erle Stanley
    • Narrator : Alexander Cendese.
    • System Number : E13362
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Married Eva Griffin has been caught with a prominent congressman, and is ready to pay the editor of a sleazy tabloid hush money to protect the politician.
      Married Eva Griffin has been caught with a prominent congressman, and is ready to pay the editor of a sleazy tabloid hush money to protect the politician. But first Perry Mason tracks down the publisher of the blackmailing tabloid and discovers a shocking secret, which eventually leads to Mason being accused of murder.

  • Title : Hemlock Bay : FBI thriller, Book 6
    Hemlock Bay : FBI thriller, Book 6
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine.
    • Narrator : Paul Costanzo and Renee Raudman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13363
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Agent Dillon Savich is on a case involving the kidnapping of two teenage boys when trouble boils up in his personal life.
      Agent Dillon Savich is on a case involving the kidnapping of two teenage boys when trouble boils up in his personal life.

  • Title : Instruments of darkness : Crowther & Westerman, Book 1
    Instruments of darkness : Crowther & Westerman, Book 1
    • Author : Robertson, Imogen.
    • Narrator : Joanna Mackie. (Female)
    • System Number : E13364
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sussex 1780.
      Sussex 1780. Thornleigh Hall, the ornate and forbidding seat of the Earl of Sussex, dominates the surrounding countryside. Though its heir is missing and the once vigorous family consists of a cripple, his whore and his alcoholic second son, its power remains.

  • Title : Miss Chopsticks
    Miss Chopsticks
    • Author : Xinran.
    • Narrator : Rachel Bavidge.
    • System Number : E13366
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A tale of three peasant girls getting to grips with life in the big city.
      A tale of three peasant girls getting to grips with life in the big city. The Li sisters donʼt have much education, but their father has drummed into them - their mother is a failure because she hasnʼt managed to produce a son, and they themselves only merit a number as a name. Women, their father tells them, are like chopsticks: utilitarian and easily broken. Men, on the other hand, are like the strong rafters holding up the roof of a house. When circumstances lead the sisters to seek work in distant Nanjing, the shocking new urban environment opens their eyes, and when the money they earn starts arriving back at the village, their father is forced to recognize that his daughters are not so dispensable after all. Translated from the Chinese by Esther Tyldesley.

  • Title : New tricks : Andy Carpenter, Book 7
    New tricks : Andy Carpenter, Book 7
    • Author : Rosenfelt, David.
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner. (Male)
    • System Number : E13367
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When hilarious hero Andy Carpenter represents a Bernese puppy in a custody case, he discovers that his playful new friend possesses a deadly and valuable secret that a number of people are willing to resort to violence to obtain.
      When hilarious hero Andy Carpenter represents a Bernese puppy in a custody case, he discovers that his playful new friend possesses a deadly and valuable secret that a number of people are willing to resort to violence to obtain. Soon everyone around him is in danger.

  • Title : Private London : Private series, Book 4
    Private London : Private series, Book 4
    • Author : Patterson, James.
    • Narrator : Rupert Degas. (Male)
    • System Number : E13368
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Dan Carter is the head of the London office of Private, the world's largest and most technologically advanced investigation agency.
      Dan Carter is the head of the London office of Private, the world's largest and most technologically advanced investigation agency. Jack Morgan, Private's owner and CEO, put his faith in Carter, and has entrusted him with some of their most important cases. None more important than Hannah Shapiro.

  • Title : Restless
    Restless
    • Author : Boyd, William E.
    • Narrator : Rosamund Pike. (Female)
    • System Number : E13369
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      'Eva Delectorskaya,' I said mystified. 'Who's that?' 'Me,' she said. 'I am Eva Delectorskaya.
      'Eva Delectorskaya,' I said mystified. 'Who's that?' 'Me,' she said. 'I am Eva Delectorskaya. What happens to your life when everything you thought you knew about your mother turns out to be an elaborate lie? During the long, hot summer of 1976, Ruth Gilmartin discovers that her very English mother Sally is really Eva Delectorskaya, a Russian migrant and one-time spy. In 1939 Eva is a beautiful twenty-eight year old living in Paris. As war breaks out, she is recruited for the British Secret Service by Lucas Romer, a mysterious, patrician Englishman. Under his tutelage she learns to become the perfect spy, to mask her emotions and trust no one. Even those sheloves most. Since then Eva has carefully rebuilt her life - but once a spy, always a spy. Ruth discovers her mother has one final assignment. This time, though, Eva can't do it alone: she needs Ruth's help. Restless is a tour de force from William Boyd. Exploring the devastating consequences of duplicity and betrayal it is a gripping novel that captures the drama of the Second World War and a remarkable portrait of a female spy. Full of suspense, emotion and history, this is storytelling at its very finest.

  • Title : Sweetwater Creek
    Sweetwater Creek
    • Author : Siddons, Anne Rivers.
    • Narrator : Anna Fields. (Female)
    • System Number : E13370
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Emily Parmenter has built a life around the plantation in Sweetwater Creek where her father and brothers raise their hunting spaniels.
      Emily Parmenter has built a life around the plantation in Sweetwater Creek where her father and brothers raise their hunting spaniels. It is a narrow world, but to Emily it has a magic of its own. Then comes Lulu Foxworth, who has run away from her hectic Charleston debutante season. Lulu has a powerful enchantment of her own, and this, along with the dark secret she brings with her, will inevitably blow Emily's world apart - at a terrible price.

  • Title : The Baker Street letters : Baker Street Letters, Book 1
    The Baker Street letters : Baker Street Letters, Book 1
    • Author : Robertson, Michael.
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : E13371
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Leasing office space on London's Baker Street that was also once occupied by Sherlock Holmes, brothers Reggie and Nigel Heath discover a lease stipulation that they receive letters sent to the famous detective, an arrangement that turns dangerous when Nigel disappears.
      Leasing office space on London's Baker Street that was also once occupied by Sherlock Holmes, brothers Reggie and Nigel Heath discover a lease stipulation that they receive letters sent to the famous detective, an arrangement that turns dangerous when Nigel disappears.

  • Title : Robert Ludlum's The Bourne dominion : Jason Bourne series, Book 9
    Robert Ludlum's The Bourne dominion : Jason Bourne series, Book 9
    • Author : Lustbader, Eric.
    • Narrator : Jeremy Davidson. (Male)
    • System Number : E13372
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      Bourne's enemies are gathering force.
      Bourne's enemies are gathering force. Severus Domna, a secret and ancient cabal, has called forth its members from around the globe, with one objective: to vanquish the last person capable of destroying their bid to de-stabilize the world economy - Jason Bourne. But how can they possibly succeed where so many others have failed? By turning Bourne's most trusted friend into his greatest - and most deadly - enemy. Boris Karpov has reached the pinnacle of his career. He has taken over one of the most powerful security organisations in the world - but at a price.

  • Title : The brothers of Baker Street : Baker Street Letters, Book 2
    The brothers of Baker Street : Baker Street Letters, Book 2
    • Author : Robertson, Michael.
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : E13373
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Hoping to recoup his losses after answering a misdirected letter to Sherlock Holmes, barrister Reggie Heath represents a limousine driver who has been accused of murdering two tourists, a case that is complicated by a descendant of Professor Moriarty.
      Hoping to recoup his losses after answering a misdirected letter to Sherlock Holmes, barrister Reggie Heath represents a limousine driver who has been accused of murdering two tourists, a case that is complicated by a descendant of Professor Moriarty.

  • Title : The burnt house : Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus, Book 16
    The burnt house : Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus, Book 16
    • Author : Kellerman, Faye.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : E13374
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A plane crashes in unexplained circumstances and the mystery deepens when police investigate.
      A plane crashes in unexplained circumstances and the mystery deepens when police investigate. The owners know nothing of the four bodies found in the wreckage. So who are these unidentified passengers? But the biggest question of all comes from a husband frantic with worry. His wife was supposed to be on the plane - but never boarded it. Why then is she still missing? It's a riddle detective Peter Decker will have to answer quickly if he is to prevent further lives being lost in a case full of twists and shocks.

  • Title : The collaborators
    The collaborators
    • Author : Hill, Reginald.
    • Narrator : Michael Tudor Barnes. (Male)
    • System Number : E13375
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      Paris, 1945.
      Paris, 1945. Janine Simonian stands accused of supplying information to the Nazi occupying forces that led to the arrest and torture of several members of the French Resistance - and the brutal murder of her own husband. Fiercely patriotic, and the wife of a Jew, Janine had always been outspoken in her condemnation of the Nazis. Abwehr intelligence officer Gunter Mai judged her the unlikeliest of recruits for his network of informants, resistant to all the usual triggers until the Gestapo's reign of terror intensifies, and her children are rounded up for deportation.

  • Title : The house sitter : Peter Diamond, Book 8
    The house sitter : Peter Diamond, Book 8
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter.
    • Narrator : Steve Hodson. (Male)
    • System Number : E13376
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When criminal profiler Emma Tysoe is found murdered on Whiteview Sands, there are several unanswered questions.
      When criminal profiler Emma Tysoe is found murdered on Whiteview Sands, there are several unanswered questions. Why was she sunbathing alone so far from home? Who is the mysterious 'Ken' in her life? Why did the man who noticed she was dead then completely disappear? Detective Inspector Peter Diamond discovers that she had been profiling the killer who has assassinated one celebrity and is threatening to murder more. Are these killings connected to Emma's death? Diamond thinks so.

  • Title : The Italian matchmaker
    The Italian matchmaker
    • Author : Montefiore, Santa.
    • Narrator : Juanita McMahon. (Female)
    • System Number : E13377
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Gianluca has to admit his life is empty.
      Gianluca has to admit his life is empty. His high-pressure City job, his seven-figure income, his glossy girlfriends -- all have long ceased to satisfy him. His marriage is over and he barely knows his young daughters. In search of serenity and a deeper purpose to his existence, he flees to Italy, to the magical Palazzo Montelimone lovingly restored by his parents, to chill and to assess his future. But life on the sun-drenched Amalfi coast is not as peaceful as Luca anticipates. The palazzo is filled with his mother's eccentric friends and haunted by the ghosts of its murderous past. He meets a woman whose dark eyes are heavy with sorrow and a solemn little boy with an incredible secret. As he begins to unravel a mystery that has its roots in a long-ago act of violence, Luca is forced to face his greatest fear in exchange for the greatest truth.

  • Title : The ladies' man
    The ladies' man
    • Author : Lipman, Elinor.
    • Narrator : Beth Fowler. (Female)
    • System Number : E13378
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thirty unmarried years have passed since Harvey Nash failed to show up at his own engagement party.
      Thirty unmarried years have passed since Harvey Nash failed to show up at his own engagement party. Today, the near-bride, Adele, and her two sisters, Lois and Kathleen, blame Harvey for their spinsterhood until, one cold April night, Harvey returns to the scene of his first romantic crime. Now older, filled with regrets, and more charming than ever, he's reinvented himself as Nash Harvey, jingle composer and chronic bachelor.

  • Title : The last king of Scotland
    The last king of Scotland
    • Author : Foden, Giles.
    • Narrator : Peter Forbes.
    • System Number : E13379
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A Scottish doctor who is personal physician to the African dictator, Idi Amin, is seduced by his charm and the perks of office to the point where he ignores the dictator's unspeakable brutality.
      A Scottish doctor who is personal physician to the African dictator, Idi Amin, is seduced by his charm and the perks of office to the point where he ignores the dictator's unspeakable brutality. Now back in Scotland, Dr. Nicholas Garrigan questions his complicity and finds the answer in the corruption of power.

  • Title : The price of silence
    The price of silence
    • Author : Wilhelm, Kate.
    • Narrator : Anna Fields. (Female)
    • System Number : E13383
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      In a small town, everyone knows everyone else's business.
      In a small town, everyone knows everyone else's business. But in Brindle, Oregon, there's a secret nobody wants to see. Todd Fielding, a newly married young woman, comes to Brindle for a job with the local newspaper, which plans to celebrate the town's centennial by printing photos and letters from the town's history. But the relics of the past hide a dark secret. When a young girl disappears and no one in the town appears particularly concerned, Todd looks deeper. She uncovers the shocking fact that five other girls have run away from Brindle under strange circumstances over the past twenty years, but no one seems interested in finding them. As she begins to understand the history of a town steeped in evil, manipulation, and cold-blooded murder, she decides the secrecy has lasted far too long.

  • Title : The private lives of Pippa Lee
    The private lives of Pippa Lee
    • Author : Miller, Rebecca.
    • Narrator : Lorelei King. (Female)
    • System Number : E13384
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Pippa Lee is the devoted wife of a brilliant man thirty years her senior, the proud mother of grown up twins, and an adored friend and neighbour.
      Pippa Lee is the devoted wife of a brilliant man thirty years her senior, the proud mother of grown up twins, and an adored friend and neighbour. But where once she was content with this world, Pippa now finds her life beginning to unravel. Amid the buzzing lawnmowers and suburban coffee mornings, she starts to wonder how she found herself in this place.

  • Title : The returned : The Returned, Book 1
    The returned : The Returned, Book 1
    • Author : Mott, Jason.
    • Narrator : Tom Stechschulte. (Male)
    • System Number : E13385
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Harold and Lucille Hargrave's lives have been both joyful and sorrowful in the decades since their only son, Jacob, died tragically at his eighth birthday party in 1966.
      Harold and Lucille Hargrave's lives have been both joyful and sorrowful in the decades since their only son, Jacob, died tragically at his eighth birthday party in 1966. In their old age they've settled comfortably into life without him, their wounds tempered through the grace of time. All over the world, people's loved ones are returning from beyond. No one knows how or why, whether it's a miracle or a sign of the end. Not even Harold and Lucille can agree on whether the boy is real or a wondrous imitation, but one thing they know for sure: he's their son. As chaos erupts around the globe, the newly reunited Hargrave family find themselves at the center of a community on the brink of collapse, forced to navigate a mysterious new reality and a conflict that threatens to unravel the very meaning of what it is to be human.

  • Title : Those in peril
    Those in peril
    • Author : Mayhew, Margaret.
    • Narrator : Kim Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : E13388
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      In 1940, as the shadows are lengthening over Europe, artist Louis Duval decides to leave his studio in Brittany and makes the perilous journey to England.
      In 1940, as the shadows are lengthening over Europe, artist Louis Duval decides to leave his studio in Brittany and makes the perilous journey to England. His aim: to help liberate his beloved France from the enemy. Reaching Dartmouth he finds lodgings with a young widow, Barbara Hillyard. Meanwhile Lieutenant-Commander Alan Powell of the Royal Navy, assigned the task of forming an undercover organisation, enlists Louis Duval, who agrees to return to France. Alan falls deeply in love with Barbara, but she seems to have eyes only for Louis.

  • Title : Wish come true : Carson Springs, Book 3
    Wish come true : Carson Springs, Book 3
    • Author : Goudge, Eileen.
    • Narrator : Christine Marshall. (Female)
    • System Number : E13389
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      After years spent in the shadow of her movie-star sister, Monica, Anna Vincenzi finally remakes herself.
      After years spent in the shadow of her movie-star sister, Monica, Anna Vincenzi finally remakes herself. But when Monica is murdered, Anna is arrested as the prime suspect. Fortunately Anna is not alone as she fights to exonerate herself. When a Carson Springs dweller as beloved as Anna needs help, all the valley's residents rally together, each working in his or her own special way to help one of their own. And what of her passionate encounter with Dr Marc Raboy?

  • Title : Without a trace : The O'Hurleys, Book 4
    Without a trace : The O'Hurleys, Book 4
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Marie Caliendo. (Female)
    • System Number : E13390
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Redemption.
      Redemption. With everything he'd seen and done, Trace O'Hurley was way past that. And nothing the flame-haired Irish beauty Gillian Fitzpatrick said could change the fact that he was just a disillusioned man with nothing left to lose. But somehow Gillian made him believe that he could do the impossible, rescue her family, take down a terrorist organization. Ask for forgiveness. Be one of the O’Hurleys again. At last.

  • Title : Zapped : Regan Reilly Mystery, Book 11
    Zapped : Regan Reilly Mystery, Book 11
    • Author : Clark, Carol Higgins.
    • Narrator : Carol Higgins Clark (Female)
    • System Number : E13391
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Returning home from their honeymoon to discover that their neighbor has put his Manhattan apartment up for sale, Regan Reilly and her husband Jack decide to buy it to enlarge their own loft, but the renovation process spawns its own set of problems and an unexpected case.
      Returning home from their honeymoon to discover that their neighbor has put his Manhattan apartment up for sale, Regan Reilly and her husband Jack decide to buy it to enlarge their own loft, but the renovation process spawns its own set of problems and an unexpected case.

  • Title : Daddy's gone a hunting
    Daddy's gone a hunting
    • Author : Clark, Mary Higgins.
    • Narrator : Jan Maxwell. (Female)
    • System Number : E13392
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A dark secret from a family's past threatens the lives of two sisters, Kate and Hannah Connelly.
      A dark secret from a family's past threatens the lives of two sisters, Kate and Hannah Connelly. When the family-owned furniture firm, including the mansion where priceless antiques are kept, explodes into flames in the middle of the night, Kate must escape to save her life. But the suspicious circumstances point to her involvement.

  • Title : Dance to the piper : The O'Hurleys, Book 2
    Dance to the piper : The O'Hurleys, Book 2
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Marie Caliendo. (Female)
    • System Number : E13393
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      She moved to the music that ruled her life both onstage and off.
      She moved to the music that ruled her life both onstage and off. He dealt with the world with ruthless expertise. Music was his business and he was all business. That is, until she lit up the stage. The attraction was instant and impossible. Because he ruled his empire from glass towers high above the vibrancy of her world, and coming to close to hers was risky business. But she was a woman who dared to dream, and she had dreams big enough for them both.

  • Title : Kill Alex Cross
    Kill Alex Cross
    • Author : Patterson, James
    • Narrator : Garrick Hagon (Male)
    • System Number : E13394
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he's ever been part of.
      Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene of the biggest case he's ever been part of. The President's son and daughter have been kidnapped from their school. Alex does everything he can but is shunted to the fringes of the investigation. A deadly contagion in the DC water supply threatens to cripple the capital, and Alex sees the looming shape of the a devastating attack. He is already working flat-out on the abduction, and this massive assault pushes Cross completely over the edge. In an emotional private meeting, the First Lady asks Alex to please save her kids. But even the highest security clearance doesn't help - and Alex makes a desperate decision that goes against everything he believes in.

  • Title : Island home : a landscape memoir
    Island home : a landscape memoir
    • Author : Winton, Tim
    • Narrator : David Tredinnick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13395
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      'I grew up on the world's largest island.'This apparently simple fact is the starting point for Tim Winton's beautiful, evocative and sometimes provocative memoir of how this unique landscape has shaped him and his writing.For over thirty years, Winton has written novels in which the natural world is as much a living presence as any character.
      'I grew up on the world's largest island.'This apparently simple fact is the starting point for Tim Winton's beautiful, evocative and sometimes provocative memoir of how this unique landscape has shaped him and his writing.For over thirty years, Winton has written novels in which the natural world is as much a living presence as any character. What is true of his work is also true of his life: from boyhood, his relationship with the world around him - rockpools, seacaves, scrub and swamp - was as vital as any other connection. Camping in hidden inlets of the south-east, walking in the high rocky desert fringe, diving at Ningaloo Reef, bobbing in the sea between sets, Winton has felt the place seep into him, with its rhythms, its dangers, its strange sustenance, and learned to see landscape as a living process.Island Home is the story of how that relationship with the Australian landscape came to be, and how it has determined his ideas, his writing and his life. It is also a passionate exhortation for all of us to feel the ground beneath our feet. Much more powerfully than a political idea, or an economy, Australia is a physical entity. Where we are defines who we are, in ways we too often forget to our detriment, and the country's.Wise, rhapsodic, exalted - Island Home is not just a brilliant, moving insight into the life and art of one of our finest writers, but a compelling investigation into the way our country makes us who we are.

  • Title : Headhunters
    Headhunters
    • Author : Nesbo, Jo
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13396
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Roger Brown has it all.
      Roger Brown has it all. He's the country's most successful headhunter. He has a beautiful wife and a magnificent house. And to maintain this lifestyle, he's also a highly accomplished art thief. At a gallery opening, his wife introduces him to Clas Greve. Not only is Greve the perfect candidate for a position with one of Roger's high-profile clients, he is also in possession of 'The Calydonian Boar Hunt' by Rubens, one of the most sought-after paintings in the world. Roger sees his chance to be rich beyond his wildest dreams and starts planning his boldest heist yet. But soon, he runs into trouble, and this time money is the least of his worries...

  • Title : Gifts for our time
    Gifts for our time
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna
    • Narrator : Julia Franklin. (Female)
    • System Number : E13398
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Germany, 1939: Christa Sommer boards the Kindertransport, unsure that she'll ever see her parents again.
      Germany, 1939: Christa Sommer boards the Kindertransport, unsure that she'll ever see her parents again. Once in England she is taken in by elderly Mrs Pelling, who grows to love Christa as the daughter she never had. But in 1945 Mrs Pelling dies and her money-grabbing niece turfs Christa out, with only a suitcase to her name. Luck comes her way when a lady she saves from being mugged turns out to be Mayne Esher's friend Daniel's mother. Taking pity on Christa, they take her to Rivenshaw where they plan to start a new life as part of the Esher building firm. There Christa is welcomed with open arms and she soon develops a love for the place, the people and, Daniel...

  • Title : Firefly Lane
    Firefly Lane
    • Author : Hannah, Kristin
    • Narrator : Susan Erikson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13400
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Inseparable best friends Kate and Tully, two young women who, despite their very different lives, have vowed to be there for each other forever, have been true to their promise for thirty years, until events and choices in their lives tear them apart.
      Inseparable best friends Kate and Tully, two young women who, despite their very different lives, have vowed to be there for each other forever, have been true to their promise for thirty years, until events and choices in their lives tear them apart.

  • Title : Echoes from a distant land
    Echoes from a distant land
    • Author : Coates, Frank
    • Narrator : David Tredinnick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13401
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Wangira is caught between the traditions of his Kikuyu tribe and the disturbing new ideas of the missionaries.
      Wangira is caught between the traditions of his Kikuyu tribe and the disturbing new ideas of the missionaries. When, as a young warrior, he saves the life of a wealthy American photographer, he is offered the chance of a new life far away in the white man's world. Dana Northcote is a celebrated socialite, living the high life, but when Wangira uses her husband's farm in the Kenyan highlands to hide some contraband, she embarks on a dangerous, passionate affair. Ultimately, she is forced to make a heart-rending decision that will tear her life apart. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century and culminating in Kenya's fight for independence from the British Empire, Echoes From a Distant Land is a vivid evocation of a nation in turmoil.

  • Title : Deadly obsession
    Deadly obsession
    • Author : Rowlands, Betty
    • Narrator : Val Stephens. (Female)
    • System Number : E13404
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A Sukey Reynolds mystery.
      A Sukey Reynolds mystery.

  • Title : Cockroaches
    Cockroaches
    • Author : Nesbo, Jo
    • Narrator : Seán Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13405
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok.
      Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok. But it's work, not pleasure. The Norwegian ambassador has been found dead in a seedy motel room, and no witnesses have come forward. The ambassador had close ties to the Norwegian prime minister, and to avoid a scandal Harry is sent there to hush up the case. But he quickly discovers that there is much more going on behind the scenes. When Harry lays hands on some CCTV footage that will help him unravel what happened that night, things only get more complicated. The man who gave him the tape goes missing, and Harry realises that failing to solve a murder case is by no means the only danger in Bangkok.

  • Title : The silent girl : Rizzoli & Isles, Book 9
    The silent girl : Rizzoli & Isles, Book 9
    • Author : Gerritsen, Tess.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : E13407
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When a severed hand, clutching a gun, is found in a Chinatown alley in downtown Boston, detective Jane Rizzoli climbs to the adjacent roof-top and finds the hand's owner: a red-haired woman whose throat has been slashed so deeply the head is nearly severed.
      When a severed hand, clutching a gun, is found in a Chinatown alley in downtown Boston, detective Jane Rizzoli climbs to the adjacent roof-top and finds the hand's owner: a red-haired woman whose throat has been slashed so deeply the head is nearly severed. She is dressed all in black, and the only clues to her identity are a throwaway cell phone and a scrawled address of a long-shuttered restaurant. With its wary immigrant population, Chinatown is a closed neighbourhood of long-held secrets - and nowhere is this more obvious than when Jane meets Iris Fang. Strikingly beautiful, her long black hair streaked with grey, she is a renowned martial arts master. Yet, despite being skilled in swordplay, neither she nor her strangely aloof daughter, Willow, will admit any knowledge of the rooftop murder. And pathologist Dr Maura Isles has determined that the murder weapon was a sword crafted of ancient metal from China. It soon becomes clear that an ancient evil is stirring in Chinatown - an evil that has killed before, and will kill again - unless Jane and Iris can join forces, and defeat it.

  • Title : Skin deep : The O'Hurleys, Book 3
    Skin deep : The O'Hurleys, Book 3
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Marie Caliendo. (Female)
    • System Number : E13408
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Regrets.
      Regrets. Even movie stars have them. Chantel O'Hurley's family was far away, her mansion was empty, and when she was threatened, there was no one to turn to. There was certainly no comfort in Quinn Doran. He looked like he'd been carved out of stone and he was just as intractable. But in that hardness was a promise: "I will keep you safe. I will bring you home." But could she get him to stay?

  • Title : Taking the fall
    Taking the fall
    • Author : McCoy, A. P.
    • Narrator : Daniel Weyman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13409
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Duncan Claymore could have it all.
      Duncan Claymore could have it all. He's one of the country's up and coming young jockeys and this season his sights are set on getting right to the top. He has the talent and the tenacity, but he also has his demons, and it's these that threaten to overthrow his burning ambition. Duncan was taught everything he knows by his father, Charlie, a former trainer whose career and reputation were destroyed when a series of bitter rivalries got out of hand. Now, with his father's health rapidly declining, Duncan is desperate to beat the best, and at the same time take down the men responsible for Charlie's ruin. But can he do both or must he choose between his family and his future?

  • Title : The last honest woman : The O'Hurleys, Book 1
    The last honest woman : The O'Hurleys, Book 1
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Marie Caliendo. (Female)
    • System Number : E13411
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      As the widow of an infamous race car champion, Abby O'Hurley shunned publicity.
      As the widow of an infamous race car champion, Abby O'Hurley shunned publicity. But how could she keep charming, disarming, and ruthlessly cynical biographer Dylan Crosby from uncovering her darkest secrets?

  • Title : Under a blood red sky
    Under a blood red sky
    • Author : Furnivall, Kate.
    • Narrator : Rachel Atkins. (Female)
    • System Number : E13415
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Davinsky Labour Camp, Siberia, 1933.
      Davinsky Labour Camp, Siberia, 1933. Sofia Morozova has to escape. All that sustains her are the beguiling tales of her friend Annas upbringing in Petrograd - and Annas fervent love for a passionate revolutionary, Vasily. So when Anna falls gravely ill, Sofia makes a promise to escape the camp and find Vasily. But time is running out, and time, Sofia knows, is something neither she nor Anna has.

  • Title : The ice queen
    The ice queen
    • Author : Hoffman, Alice.
    • Narrator : Nancy Travis. (Female)
    • System Number : E13417
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      After a small town librarian survives a lightning strike, she seeks out a fellow survivor in a quest for meaning, only to begin an obsessive love affair between two opposites joined by a single common thread.
      After a small town librarian survives a lightning strike, she seeks out a fellow survivor in a quest for meaning, only to begin an obsessive love affair between two opposites joined by a single common thread.

  • Title : Bombshell : FBI thriller, Book 17
    Bombshell : FBI thriller, Book 17
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine.
    • Narrator : Renee Raudman and Paul Costanzo. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13418
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen in Backfire, has been recruited by Dillon Savich to join his unit in Washington, D.C.
      FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen in Backfire, has been recruited by Dillon Savich to join his unit in Washington, D.C. Savich sees something special in Hammersmith, an almost preternatural instinct for tracking criminals. While on his way to D.C., Hammersmith plans to visit his sister, Delsey, a student at Stanislaus School of Music in Maestro, Virginia. Before he arrives, he gets a phone call that Delsey was found naked, unconscious, and covered with blood after a wild party. The blood isn't hers--so who does it belong to? Meanwhile, back in D.C., Savich and Sherlock have their hands full when the grandson of former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank is found murdered, every bone in his body broken, and frozen at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial. Was Savich right--is Griffin gifted with a unique ability to "see" how criminals think? And will he figure out who was behind the attempt on Delsey's life--before it's too late?

  • Title : The time of our lives
    The time of our lives
    • Author : Parker, Imogen
    • Narrator : Nicolette Mckenzie (Female)
    • System Number : E13422
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 21 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is June 1953 and the bunting is flapping in the streets of a small English seaside resort - For several of the town's inhabitants, the Coronation celebrations mark the beginning of events whose consequences will stretch far into the future - For Libby King and her family who own the Palace Hotel this is the beginning of a new era, for teacher Michael Quinn and his wife, Sylvia, recently arrived from the North, it is a chance to start again.
      It is June 1953 and the bunting is flapping in the streets of a small English seaside resort - For several of the town's inhabitants, the Coronation celebrations mark the beginning of events whose consequences will stretch far into the future - For Libby King and her family who own the Palace Hotel this is the beginning of a new era, for teacher Michael Quinn and his wife, Sylvia, recently arrived from the North, it is a chance to start again.

  • Title : Murder on the Ballarat train : a Phryne Fisher mystery , Book 3
    Murder on the Ballarat train : a Phryne Fisher mystery , Book 3
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry
    • Narrator : Stephanie Daniel. (Female)
    • System Number : E13423
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Crime stories, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      What was planned as a restful country sojourn turns into the stuff of nightmares: a young girl who can't remember anything, rumours of vile white slavery and the body of an old woman missing her emerald rings.
      What was planned as a restful country sojourn turns into the stuff of nightmares: a young girl who can't remember anything, rumours of vile white slavery and the body of an old woman missing her emerald rings. And Phryne is at the centre, working through the clues to arrive at the incredible truth before another murder is committed. Fortunately, Phryne can still find a little time for a discreet dalliance and the delicious diversion of that rowing team of young men.

  • Title : Bleeding Kansas
    Bleeding Kansas
    • Author : Paretsky, Sara
    • Narrator : Laurel Lefkow (Female)
    • System Number : E13424
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Grelliers and the Schapens are two families who have been farming in the Kaw River Valley for over a hundred and fifty years, their lives connected through the generations by history and geography.
      The Grelliers and the Schapens are two families who have been farming in the Kaw River Valley for over a hundred and fifty years, their lives connected through the generations by history and geography. Gina Haring, bringing with her the liberal air of the big city, moves into a dilapidated house near both families' properties. Gina has secrets, her own reasons for being in the Kansas countryside, and they're not necessarily what the people around her imagine. Almost every one of the Grelliers is drawn to her, but it is Susan Grellier, a woman of ephemeral passions, who stirs up the wrath of the Schapen clan by getting involved -- and has cataclysmic results for her own family.

  • Title : Death at the bar : a Roderick Alleyn series, Book 9
    Death at the bar : a Roderick Alleyn series, Book 9
    • Author : Marsh, Ngaio
    • Narrator : James Saxon (Male)
    • System Number : E13425
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Crime stories, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The remote and idyllic Cornish village of Ottercombe seems the perfect place in which to escape hot summer London - But when Luke Watchman, a high-profile barrister on holiday with friends, dies suddenly at the bar of the Plume of Feathers, the peace is shattered.
      The remote and idyllic Cornish village of Ottercombe seems the perfect place in which to escape hot summer London - But when Luke Watchman, a high-profile barrister on holiday with friends, dies suddenly at the bar of the Plume of Feathers, the peace is shattered. Alleyn knows it wasn't the dart that killed him. It was the prussic acid somebody helpfully added to the cut.

  • Title : Death before wicket : a Phryne Fisher Mysteries, Book 10
    Death before wicket : a Phryne Fisher Mysteries, Book 10
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry
    • Narrator : Stephanie Daniel. (Female)
    • System Number : E13426
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Crime stories, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Phryne Fisher has plans for her Sydney sojourn, but they begin to go awry when Phryne's maid discovers her thoroughly respectable sister Joan has left her family for the murky nightlife of the Cross, and then postponed again because Phyrne is definitely not the woman to say 'no' when two delightful young men are of their knees, begging for her help in finding their friend innocent of theft.
      Phryne Fisher has plans for her Sydney sojourn, but they begin to go awry when Phryne's maid discovers her thoroughly respectable sister Joan has left her family for the murky nightlife of the Cross, and then postponed again because Phyrne is definitely not the woman to say 'no' when two delightful young men are of their knees, begging for her help in finding their friend innocent of theft. It all sounds simple enough as Phryne sets investigations into motion. But when greed and fear are the motivating factors, people become ruthless and Phyrne quickly finds herself enmeshed in blackmail, secrets, lies and the dangerous influences of deep magic.

  • Title : Angel falls
    Angel falls
    • Author : Hannah, Kristin.
    • Narrator : Bruce Reizen. (Male)
    • System Number : E13428
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Michaela, beloved wife and mother of two, lies in a coma.
      Michaela, beloved wife and mother of two, lies in a coma. Doctors have told her husband Liam not to expect a recovery, but he maintains hope that love can accomplish what medicine cannot. Day after day, he sits by her bedside, holding her hand, sharing the stories of their life together. Then he discovers the evidence of his wife's secret past, a long-hidden first marriage to international movie star Julian True.

  • Title : Charming Grace
    Charming Grace
    • Author : Smith, Deborah.
    • Narrator : William Dufris and Moira Driscoll. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13429
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      A slumbering Georgia community almost chokes on its mint juleps when Hollywood calls to film the true-life (and death) story of a heroic local lawman.
      A slumbering Georgia community almost chokes on its mint juleps when Hollywood calls to film the true-life (and death) story of a heroic local lawman. Aside from the chaos that trails in the moviemakers' wakes, one person has a very private reason for not wanting the intimate details of the gentleman's life story revealed -- his widow, Grace. So begins her inventive, comic crusade to obstruct proceedings, aided and abetted by a cast of quirky eccentrics, including the movie star's personal bodyguard, and a good-hearted ex-con with a private tragedy of his own. But, amidst the high jinks, nobody is prepared for the heartbreaking secrets that are finally revealed; secrets that will change all of them -- hero, heroine, and movie star -- forever.

  • Title : Commander in chief : Jack Ryan, Book 20
    Commander in chief : Jack Ryan, Book 20
    • Author : Greaney, Mark.
    • Narrator : Scott Brick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13430
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Abandoned by other international leaders, Jack Ryan alone counters the threat posed by Russian president Valeri Volodin.
      Abandoned by other international leaders, Jack Ryan alone counters the threat posed by Russian president Valeri Volodin. This isn't the first time that the dictator has threatened world peace, but this time he's playing a very nuanced game moving chess pieces around the board while isolating Ryan from the rest of the international community. Fortunately, Jack Ryan Jr and the rest of his Campus team find themselves in the middle of action with a vital clue to the Russian's intentions.

  • Title : Company of liars : a novel of the plague
    Company of liars : a novel of the plague
    • Author : Maitland, Karen.
    • Narrator : David Thorpe. (Male)
    • System Number : E13431
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      On this day of ill omen, plague makes its entrance.
      On this day of ill omen, plague makes its entrance. Within weeks, swathes of England will be darkened by death's shadow. While panic and suspicion flood the land, a small band of travellers comes together to outrun the breakdown in law and order. But when one of their number is found hanging from a tree, the chilling discovery confirms that something more sinister than plague is in their midst. And as the runes warn of treachery, it appears no one is quite what they seem, least of all the child rune reader, who mercilessly compels each of her companions to tell their stories. And face the consequences...

  • Title : Inspector Ghote's good crusade : Inspector Ghote, Book 2
    Inspector Ghote's good crusade : Inspector Ghote, Book 2
    • Author : Keating, H.R.F.
    • Narrator : Sam Dastor. (Male)
    • System Number : E13432
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      This was no ordinary murder, for the victim was Frank Masters, millionaire and philanthropist.
      This was no ordinary murder, for the victim was Frank Masters, millionaire and philanthropist. The case was bound to attract much public attention. But Inspector Ghote finds that his demands for evidence are met with nothing but lies and evasions.

  • Title : The storyteller
    The storyteller
    • Author : Picoult, Jodi
    • Narrator : Jennifer Ikeda, Mozhan Marno, Fred Berman, Edoardo Ballerini, Suzanne Toren. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13433
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Sage Singer has a past that makes her want to hide from the world.
      Sage Singer has a past that makes her want to hide from the world. Sleeping by day and working in a bakery by night, she kneads her emotion into the beautiful bread she bakes. But when she strikes up an unlikely friendship with Josef Weber, a quiet man old enough to be her grandfather, and respected pillar of the community, she feels that finally, she may have found someone she can open up to - until Josef tells her the evil secret he's kept for 60 years. Caught between Josef's search for redemption and her shattered illusions, Sage turns to her family history and her own life for answers.

  • Title : The chorister at the Abbey
    The chorister at the Abbey
    • Author : Howell, Lis
    • Narrator : Liz Hollis. (Female)
    • System Number : E13436
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Christmas is coming to Norbridge, but so is The Chorister, a killer with a liking for brutal quotes from the Psalms of David.
      Christmas is coming to Norbridge, but so is The Chorister, a killer with a liking for brutal quotes from the Psalms of David. When a body is discovered with smashed teeth, the harmony of the ancient Cumbrian market town is threatened and members of the Abbey Chorus start to panic.

  • Title : Stone cold : Camel Club, Book 3
    Stone cold : Camel Club, Book 3
    • Author : Baldacci, David.
    • Narrator : John Chancer.
    • System Number : E13440
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      While Oliver Stone and the Camel Club try to protect Annabelle Conroy from her mother's murderer, Stone finds men from his shadowy past turning up dead.
      While Oliver Stone and the Camel Club try to protect Annabelle Conroy from her mother's murderer, Stone finds men from his shadowy past turning up dead. When buried secrets are resurrected, the members of the Camel Club left standing will be changed forever.

  • Title : Twisted
    Twisted
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Christine McMurdo-Wallis, Richard Ferrone, Tom Stechschulte, Pete Bradbury. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13441
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver delivers an electrifying collection of sixteen award-winning stories that will widen your eyes and stretch your imagination.
      New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver delivers an electrifying collection of sixteen award-winning stories that will widen your eyes and stretch your imagination. Diverse and provocative, Twisted showcases Deaver's amazing range and signature plot twists: a beautiful woman goes to extremes to rid herself of her stalker; a contemporary of William Shakespeare vows to avenge his family's ruin; and Deaver's most beloved character, brilliant criminalist Lincoln Rhyme, is back to solve a chilling Christmastime disappearance. Contents: Without Jonathan; The Weekender; For Services Rendered; Beautiful; The Fall Guy; Eye to Eye; Triangle; All the World’s a Stage; Gone Fishing; Nocturne; Lesser-Included Offense; The Blank Card; The Christmas Present; Together; The Widow of Pine Creek; The Kneeling Soldier.

  • Title : The 19th wife
    The 19th wife
    • Author : Ebershoff, David
    • Narrator : Kimberly Farr. (Female)
    • System Number : E13444
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      For the first time in six years, Jordan returns from California to Utah to visit his mother in jail.As a teenager he was expelled from his family and religious community, a secretive Mormon offshoot sect.Now his father has been found shot dead in front of his computer, and one of his many wives - Jordan's mother - is accused of the crime.
      For the first time in six years, Jordan returns from California to Utah to visit his mother in jail.As a teenager he was expelled from his family and religious community, a secretive Mormon offshoot sect.Now his father has been found shot dead in front of his computer, and one of his many wives - Jordan's mother - is accused of the crime. Over a century earlier, Ann Eliza Young, the nineteenth wife of Brigham Young, Prophet and Leader of the Mormon Church, tells the sensational story of how her own parents were drawn into plural marriage, and how she herself battled for her freedom and escaped her powerful husband,to lead a crusade to end polygamy in the United States. Bold, shocking and gripping, The 19th Wife expertly weaves together these two narratives into a page turning literary mystery which also shows how a society experiments with traditional family values at its peril, in an enthralling epic of love and faith.

  • Title : Ten lords a-leaping
    Ten lords a-leaping
    • Author : Edwards, Ruth Dudley
    • Narrator : Bill Wallis. (Male)
    • System Number : E13445
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The House of Lords will never be the same....
      The House of Lords will never be the same.... Disinclined to watch her language or moderate her manners, "Jack" Troutbeck—assisted by her old friend Robert Amiss—plots vigorously with others to scupper an anti-hunting bill of which she violently disapproves. But she hadn't expected the campaign of intimidation mounted by the animal activists and the attempt on the life of one of her allies. And now there are scenes of horrifying carnage among the peers....

  • Title : A season in hell
    A season in hell
    • Author : Higgins, Jack.
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : E13446
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      American socialite Sarah Talbot had everything going for her: a multi-million dollar business, a large circle of well-placed friends and a successful marriage to English aristocrat and army colonel Edward Talbot.
      American socialite Sarah Talbot had everything going for her: a multi-million dollar business, a large circle of well-placed friends and a successful marriage to English aristocrat and army colonel Edward Talbot. Talbot is killed in the Falklands Campaign leaving her with her adored step-son Eric, a student at Cambridge. Then Eric dies in Paris of a drug-overdose, and when Sarah seeks to uncover the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death she finds all official roads to justice are blocked. If she wants satisfaction she must take matters into her own hands. And Sarah is determined: someone must pay. When she meets enigmatic young former SAS sergeant Sean Egan, an eloquent lone gun and the ultimate soldier, she knows she has the weapon she needs. A study in contradictions, Egan is a careful, thoughtful man, but a man to whom killing is as natural as breathing.Together they embark on a quest for revenge that will lead them from London to Paris, to Sicily and Northern Ireland, then back to London and a shattering climax on the dark, brooding wharves of the river Thames.

  • Title : Sharpe's revenge
    Sharpe's revenge
    • Author : Cornwell, Bernard
    • Narrator : William Gaminara. (Male)
    • System Number : E13447
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is 1814.
      It is 1814. After a long and exhausting series of battles the British and Spanish armies are pushing into south-western France from Spain. Rumours abound that Napoleon has surrendered, been murdered, or fled. But before the French are finally defeated, and Sharpe can lay down his sword, one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war must be fought: the battle for the city of Toulouse ... Sharpe's war is not over with the victory. Accused of stealing a consignment of Napoleon's treasure en route to Elba, Sharpe must elude his captors and track down the unknown enemy who has tried to incriminate him.

  • Title : Tooth and nail
    Tooth and nail
    • Author : Rankin, Ian
    • Narrator : Samuel Gillies. (Male)
    • System Number : E13448
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      They call him the Wolfman - because he takes a bite out of his victims and because they found the first victim in the East End's lonely Wolf Street.
      They call him the Wolfman - because he takes a bite out of his victims and because they found the first victim in the East End's lonely Wolf Street. Scotland Yard are anxious to find the killer and Inspector Rebus is drafted in to help. But his Scotland Yard opposite number, George Flight, isn't happy at yet more interference, and Rebus finds himself dealing with racial prejudice as well as the predations of a violent maniac.When Rebus is offered a serial killer profile of the Wolfman by an attractive female psychologist, it's too good an opportunity to miss. But in finding an ally, he may have given his enemies an easy means of attack.

  • Title : Right ho, Jeeves
    Right ho, Jeeves
    • Author : Wodehouse, P.G.
    • Narrator : Jonathan Cecil. (Male)
    • System Number : E13451
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Tubby informs his fiancee that her new hat makes her look like a Pekingese and then questions the validity of the story of her narrow escape from a beastly, hungry shark their engagement is firmly called off.
      When Tubby informs his fiancee that her new hat makes her look like a Pekingese and then questions the validity of the story of her narrow escape from a beastly, hungry shark their engagement is firmly called off. But love is in the air for Gussie Fink-Nottle. He abandons his beloved newts to court the new object of his affections, the dreamy and romantic Miss Madeline Bassett. He is dressed as Mephistopheles...and it appears that even the Devil can rely on Jeeves.

  • Title : Pause between acts
    Pause between acts
    • Author : Cheek, Mavis
    • Narrator : Kim Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : E13452
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Joan's answer to life after divorce is simple: happy seclusion.
      Joan's answer to life after divorce is simple: happy seclusion. She rejects the outside world and embarks on a contented existence of isolated self-indulgence. But when her nice neighbours introduce her to the roguishly desirable actor Finbar Flynn, the walls of the citadel begin to crack.

  • Title : Mrs Pringle
    Mrs Pringle
    • Author : Read, Miss
    • Narrator : Gwen Watford. (Female)
    • System Number : E13453
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mrs Pringle, the lugubrious school cleaner, has always been a favourite character in the Fairacre series.
      Mrs Pringle, the lugubrious school cleaner, has always been a favourite character in the Fairacre series. Here, through the eyes and anecdotes of the schoolmistress Miss Read, and others, we trace Maud Pringle's life. They include childhood visits to the village from her Caxley home, through her working days before her marriage to Fred Pringle, and on to her long association with Fairacre School.

  • Title : Waiting for Wednesday : Frieda Klein, Book 3
    Waiting for Wednesday : Frieda Klein, Book 3
    • Author : French, Nicci
    • Narrator : Beth Chalmers.
    • System Number : E13461
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ruth Lennox, beloved mother of three, is found by her daughter in a pool of her own blood.
      Ruth Lennox, beloved mother of three, is found by her daughter in a pool of her own blood. Psychotherapist Frieda Klein finds she has an unusually personal connection with DCI Karlsson's latest case. When her niece befriends Ruth Lennox's son, Ted, she finds herself in an awkward position. When it emerges that Ruth was leading a secret life, her family closes ranks and Karlsson finds he needs Frieda's help more than ever before. But Frieda is distracted. Having survived an attack on her life, she finds herself chasing down a path that seems to lead to a serial killer who has long escaped detection. Or is it merely a symptom of her own increasingly fragile mind?

  • Title : Between the Devlin and the deep Blue Seas : Les Norton, Book 5
    Between the Devlin and the deep Blue Seas : Les Norton, Book 5
    • Author : Barrett, Robert G.
    • Narrator : Dino Marnika.
    • System Number : E13462
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      The place is falling down, the council is reclaiming the land, there's been a murder in Flat 5, and the tenants are the biggest bunch of misfits since the Manson family.
      The place is falling down, the council is reclaiming the land, there's been a murder in Flat 5, and the tenants are the biggest bunch of misfits since the Manson family. And that's just the good news, because the longer Les owns the Blue Seas Apartments, the more money he loses. Les Norton's apartment block in Randwick was proving to be nothing but trouble, full of mayhem and murder. It seemed the longer he owned it the more money he lost. But while he's trying to solve his financial problems, Les still has time to fight hate-crazed roadies, sort out a drug deal after fighting a gang of bikies, help a feminist Balmain writer with some research she won't forget in a hurry, and get involved with Franulka, a super-sexy leadsinger of an all-girl rock band, The Heathen Harlots. And with the help of two ex-Romanian Securitate explosive experts, he might even be able to sort out his investment. But can Les pull off the perfect crime?

  • Title : Agatha Raisin : The curious curate ; The buried treasure
    Agatha Raisin : The curious curate ; The buried treasure
    • Author : Beaton, M.C.
    • Narrator : Penelope Keith.
    • System Number : E13463
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      THE CURIOUS CURATE: When the village curate is found murdered, retired PR guru Agatha Raisin vows to bring his killer to justice, particularly if the investigation also brings her closer to her handsome next-door neighbour, Colonel Lacey.
      THE CURIOUS CURATE: When the village curate is found murdered, retired PR guru Agatha Raisin vows to bring his killer to justice, particularly if the investigation also brings her closer to her handsome next-door neighbour, Colonel Lacey. DUCK AND COVER: Still reeling from the death of their curate, the inhabitants of Carsely decide on Duck Racing and Morris Dancing to cheer themselves up. But the village Fete is unlikely to go smoothly while the killer is still amongst them. THE BURIED TREASURE: When Agatha embarks on a plan to give up smoking, little does she know that it will lead to a treasure hunt, humiliation and a rather nasty murder. THE CIVIL WAR: The search to find the killer leads Agatha and James to the dreamy spires of Oxford, where they soon get Intimate - in a cupboard full of E. M. Forster first editions.

  • Title : Tuesday's gone : Frieda Klein, Book 2
    Tuesday's gone : Frieda Klein, Book 2
    • Author : French, Nicci
    • Narrator : Beth Chalmers.
    • System Number : E13465
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Psychotherapist Frieda Klein thought she was done with the police.
      Psychotherapist Frieda Klein thought she was done with the police. But once more DCI Karlsson is knocking at her door. A man's decomposed body has been found in the flat of Michelle Doyce, a woman trapped in a world of strange mental disorder. The police don't know who it is - and Michelle can't tell them. But Karlsson hopes Frieda can help. Painstakingly, Frieda uncovers a possible identity for the corpse: Robert Poole, a master conman. But the deeper Frieda and Karlsson dig into Poole's past, the more of his victims they encounter - and the more motives they find. But whoever murdered Poole is determined to stay free - and anyone that gets too close will meet the same fate.

  • Title : Blue Monday : Frieda Klein, Book 1
    Blue Monday : Frieda Klein, Book 1
    • Author : French, Nicci
    • Narrator : Beth Chalmers.
    • System Number : E13467
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The abduction of five-year-old Matthew Farraday provokes national outcry and a desperate police hunt.
      The abduction of five-year-old Matthew Farraday provokes national outcry and a desperate police hunt. With his face splashed over the newspapers, psychotherapist Frieda Klein is left troubled: one of her patients has been relating dreams in which he has a hunger for a child who, when described, is the spitting image of Matthew. Detective Chief Inspector Karlsson starts taking Frieda's concerns seriously when a link emerges with an unsolved abduction twenty years ago and he summons Frieda to interview the victim's sister, hoping she can stir hidden memories. Before long, Frieda is at the centre of the investigation. She must chase down the darkest paths of a psychopath's mind to find the answers to Matthew Farraday's whereabouts. And sometimes the mind is the deadliest place to lose yourself.

  • Title : Friday on my mind : Frieda Klein, Book 5
    Friday on my mind : Frieda Klein, Book 5
    • Author : French, Nicci
    • Narrator : Beth Chalmers.
    • System Number : E13468
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A bloated corpse turns up in the Thames, throat slashed, and the only clue is a hospital wristband reading Dr.
      A bloated corpse turns up in the Thames, throat slashed, and the only clue is a hospital wristband reading Dr. F. Klein. Frieda is taken to see the body and realizes with horror that it is Sandy, her ex-boyfriend. She's certain that the killer is Dean Reeve - the man who has never stopped haunting her. But the police think he has been dead for years, and Frieda is their number one suspect. With few options, Frieda goes on the run to save herself and try to uncover the truth.

  • Title : Saturday requiem : Frieda Klein, Book 6
    Saturday requiem : Frieda Klein, Book 6
    • Author : French, Nicci
    • Narrator : Beth Chalmers. (Female)
    • System Number : E13471
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thirteen years ago eighteen year old Hannah Docherty was arrested for the brutal murder of her family.
      Thirteen years ago eighteen year old Hannah Docherty was arrested for the brutal murder of her family. It was an open and shut case and Hannah's been incarcerated in a secure hospital ever since. When psychotherapist Frieda Klein is asked to meet Hannah and give her assessment of her she reluctantly agrees. What she finds horrifies her. Hannah has become a tragic figure, old before her time. And Frieda is haunted by the thought that Hannah might be as much of a victim as her family; that something wasn't right all those years ago. And as Hannah's case takes hold of her, Frieda soon begins to realise that she's up against someone who'll go to any lengths to protect themselves.

  • Title : Escape
    Escape
    • Author : Clavell, James
    • Narrator : Derek Perkins.
    • System Number : E13472
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      When the shah is thrown out of Iran, the nation's turmoil becomes world headlines.
      When the shah is thrown out of Iran, the nation's turmoil becomes world headlines. Caught in this shifting world of fanaticism, ambition, duplicity, heartbreak, and violent death are the foreign helicopter pilots who have been servicing the oil fields up and down the country. Their one objective is to make a bold, concerted escape to safety across the Gulf. James Clavell told the full story of the three weeks it took them to achieve this in his hugely popular bestseller "Whirlwind." Here he has taken out a single, poignant thread from that epic narrative. The result is the moving and tender love story of Erikki, the blond Finnish pilot, and his beautiful high-born Iranian wife, Azadeh.

  • Title : First blood : Rambo: first blood part 1
    First blood : Rambo: first blood part 1
    • Author : Morrell, David
    • Narrator : Eric G. Dove.
    • System Number : E13474
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      This is the story that inspired a popular series of films starring Sylvester Stallone.
      This is the story that inspired a popular series of films starring Sylvester Stallone. When a young stranger arrives in Madison, Kentucky, the chief of police is determined to rid the town of him and the two war veterans become involved in civilian combat.

  • Title : The dark room
    The dark room
    • Author : Walters, Minette
    • Narrator : Laural Merlington.
    • System Number : E13476
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      "Something else had happened.
      "Something else had happened. Something so terrible that she was too frightened to search her memory for it." The newspapers reported the case with relish. Jane 'Jinx' Kingsley, fashion photographer and heiress, tried to kill herself after being unceremoniously jilted by her fiance, Leo Wallader. Leo has since disappeared, together with Jinx's best friend, Meg Harris. But when she wakes from the coma, Jinx can remember nothing about her alleged suicide attempt. Then the memories begin to surface - memories of utter desperation and absolute terror. Recuperating in the Nightingale Clinic under the care of Dr Alan Protheroe, Jinx slowly begins to unlock her nightmares and piece together the fragments of the last few weeks. The truth about what happened to her lies deep within her mind. But what other terrifying memories is she about to disturb?

  • Title : The house girl
    The house girl
    • Author : Conklin, Tara
    • Narrator : Bahni Turpin.
    • System Number : E13477
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two remarkable women, separated by more than a century, whose lives unexpectedly intertwine. . . 2004: Lina Sparrow is an ambitious young lawyer working on a historic class-action lawsuit seeking reparations for the descendants of American slaves. 1852: Josephine is a seventeen-year-old house slave who tends to the mistress of a Virginia tobacco farm--an aspiring artist named Lu Anne Bell.Through her artist father, Lina discovers that art historians now suspect that the revered paintings of Lu Anne Bell were actually the work of her house slave, Josephine.
      Two remarkable women, separated by more than a century, whose lives unexpectedly intertwine. . . 2004: Lina Sparrow is an ambitious young lawyer working on a historic class-action lawsuit seeking reparations for the descendants of American slaves. 1852: Josephine is a seventeen-year-old house slave who tends to the mistress of a Virginia tobacco farm--an aspiring artist named Lu Anne Bell.Through her artist father, Lina discovers that art historians now suspect that the revered paintings of Lu Anne Bell were actually the work of her house slave, Josephine. A descendant of Josephine's would be the perfect face for the lawsuit--if Lina can find one. In piecing together Josephine's story, Lina embarks on a journey that will lead her to question her own life. This searing tale of art and history, love and secrets explores what it means to repair a wrong, and asks whether truth can be more important than justice.

  • Title : The chocolate tin
    The chocolate tin
    • Author : McIntosh, Fiona
    • Narrator : Katy Sobey.
    • System Number : E13478
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      Alexandra Frobisher, a modern-thinking woman with hopes of a career in England's famous chocolate-making town of York, has received several proposals of marriage, although none of them promises that elusive extra: love - Matthew Britten-Jones is a man of charm and strong social standing - He impresses Alex and her parents with his wit and intelligence, but would an amicable union be enough for a fulfilling life together?
      Alexandra Frobisher, a modern-thinking woman with hopes of a career in England's famous chocolate-making town of York, has received several proposals of marriage, although none of them promises that elusive extra: love - Matthew Britten-Jones is a man of charm and strong social standing - He impresses Alex and her parents with his wit and intelligence, but would an amicable union be enough for a fulfilling life together? At the end of the war, Captain Harry Blakeney discovers a dead soldier in a trench in France. In the man's possession is a secret love note, tucked inside a tin of chocolates that had been sent to the soldiers as a gift from the king. In pursuit of the author of this mysterious message, Harry travels to Rowntree's chocolate factory in England's north, where his life becomes inextricably bound with Alexandra and Matthew's. Only together will they be able to unlock secrets of the past and offer each other the greatest gift for the future.

  • Title : Rage
    Rage
    • Author : Smith, Wilbur
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards. Recorded by Jane Gibbs and Susie Punch.
    • System Number : E13485
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 29 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Shasa closed his mouth slowly.
      Shasa closed his mouth slowly. The very foundations of his political beliefs and principles were shaken, and the walls cracked through. They had led him up into a high place and shown him the prize that was his for the taking. The future of a country. The end of a family. Shasa Courtney, heir to the Courtney fortunes, dreams only of uniting his divided, beloved country. Against all his principles, he allows his half-brother Manfred to persuade him to join South Africa's right-wing National Party, hoping to moderate from within their dangerous policies of apartheid. But Shasa's wife is working against everything he's working for, while Manfred has deadly secrets he cannot afford to be revealed, either to his family or the public who are on the brink of war. In the terrible struggle for the future of South Africa, the Courtney family will be torn apart - and many will have to pay a terrible price...

  • Title : Magician's end
    Magician's end
    • Author : Feist, Raymond E.
    • Narrator : Peter Joyce.
    • System Number : E13487
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Civil war is tearing apart the Kingdom of the Isles, for the throne lies empty and rivals are converging.
      Civil war is tearing apart the Kingdom of the Isles, for the throne lies empty and rivals are converging. Somewhere in the Grey Towers Mountains something not of this world is emerging. It will require that alliances be made between mortal enemies if disaster is to be averted. Elves and men must stand together, ancient heroes must rise again, and the magicians must be prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice if the whole world is to be saved.

  • Title : The thirst
    The thirst
    • Author : Nesbo, Jo
    • Narrator : John Lee.
    • System Number : E13488
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Translated from the Norwegian by Neil Smith.
      Translated from the Norwegian by Neil Smith. In Police--the last novel featuring Jo Nesbø's hard-bitten, maverick Oslo detective--a killer wreaking revenge on the police had Harry Hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. Now, in The Thirst, the story continues as Harry is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force. A serial murderer has begun targeting Tinder daters--a murderer whose MO reignites Harry's hunt for a nemesis of his past.

  • Title : Sea fever
    Sea fever
    • Author : Cleeves, Ann
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13489
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      On a bird-watching trip aboard the Jessie Ellen, George Palmer-Jones and the other avid crew members achieve every bird-watcher's dream when they sight a sea bird which has never before been recorded.
      On a bird-watching trip aboard the Jessie Ellen, George Palmer-Jones and the other avid crew members achieve every bird-watcher's dream when they sight a sea bird which has never before been recorded. In the subsequent excitement, however, no one notices the sudden absence of the most fanatical birder of them all...Later, Greg Franks' corpse, the head bludgeoned, is found floating in the sea. Had it not been for Greg Franks, amateur detective George Palmer-Jones would not have been on the trip in the first place. He had been hired by Greg Franks' anxious parents to try and persuade their errant son to return home. Now, he must unhappily shoulder the burden of finding why the young man had been murdered...

  • Title : A god in ruins
    A god in ruins
    • Author : Atkinson, Kate
    • Narrator : Alex Jennings.
    • System Number : E13490
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Teddy, would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband and father, navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century.
      Teddy, would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband and father, navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have.

  • Title : Girl with a pearl earring
    Girl with a pearl earring
    • Author : Chevalier, Tracy
    • Narrator : Jenna Lamia.
    • System Number : E13491
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Historical novel on the corruption of innocence, using the famous painting by Vermeer as an inspiration.
      Historical novel on the corruption of innocence, using the famous painting by Vermeer as an inspiration. Griet, the young daughter of a tilemaker in seventeeth century Holland, obtains her first job, as a servant in Vermeer's household.

  • Title : Devil in spring
    Devil in spring
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Mary Jane Wells. (Female)
    • System Number : E13493
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Most debutantes dream of finding husbands.
      Most debutantes dream of finding husbands. Lady Pandora Ravenel would much rather stay at home and plot out her new board game business. But one night at a glittering London society ball, she's ensnared in a scandal with a wickedly handsome stranger. After years of evading marital traps with ease, Gabriel, Lord St. Vincent, has finally been caught by a rebellious girl who couldn't be less suitable. In fact she wants nothing to do with him. But Gabriel finds the high-spirited Pandora irresistible. He'll do whatever it takes to possess her, even if their marriage of convenience turns out to be the devil's own bargain. But soon Pandora discovers that her entrepreneurial endeavors have accidentally involved her in a dangerous conspiracy -- and only her husband can keep her safe. As Gabriel protects her from their unknown adversaries, they realize their devil's bargain may just turn out to be a match made in heaven.

  • Title : The woman in the window
    The woman in the window
    • Author : Finn, A. J.,
    • Narrator : Ann Marie Lee
    • System Number : E13497
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside.
      Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times... and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, mother, their teenaged son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble?and its shocking secrets are laid bare. What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems.

  • Title : Smooth talking stranger
    Smooth talking stranger
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Emily Durante. (Female)
    • System Number : E13498
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Jack Travis is a macho Houston businessman - rich, tough and always in control.
      Jack Travis is a macho Houston businessman - rich, tough and always in control. So when a beautiful young woman approaches his office carrying a baby that she claims is his, he's shaken more than he would ever let on. Stunned, Jack listens to Ella Varner as she explains that her sister recently gave birth and then abandoned her baby boy - and that enquiries have brought Ella to Jack's door. He virtually has a seizure when she asks him to do a paternity test. But ultimately, will a paternity test set things right? If Jack is the father, will he be the one to care for the baby? Would Ella be prepared to let him go? And if not? Ella can't bear to think of an answer.

  • Title : Eclair and present danger : Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery, Book 1
    Eclair and present danger : Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery, Book 1
    • Author : Bradford, Laura.
    • Narrator : Vanessa Daniels (Female)
    • System Number : E13503
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      With her rent rising faster than her pie crust, bakery owner Winnie Johnson had hoped to be rescued by an inheritance from her wealthy friend and neighbor Gertrude Redenbacher.
      With her rent rising faster than her pie crust, bakery owner Winnie Johnson had hoped to be rescued by an inheritance from her wealthy friend and neighbor Gertrude Redenbacher. Instead all she inherits is the widow's hostile hissing tabby, Lovey, and a vintage ambulance, restored by Gertrude's late husband. As her dream crumbles, Winnie makes her final delivery-a peach pie to an elderly widower. But she finds Bart Wagner lying on his kitchen floor, smothered by a pillow. To comfort her frightened and grieving neighbors, Winnie comes to the rescue with her baked goods-and an idea is born: dessert delivery via her ambulance and a new business called the Emergency Dessert Squad. When she's not speeding to the scenes of dessert emergencies, Winnie is also racing to track down Bart's killer-before she needs to call a real ambulance for the next victim...

  • Title : My Oxford year : a novel
    My Oxford year : a novel
    • Author : Whelan, Julia.
    • Narrator : Julia Whelan. (Female)
    • System Number : E13504
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      American Ella Durran has had the same plan for her life since she was thirteen: study at Oxford.
      American Ella Durran has had the same plan for her life since she was thirteen: study at Oxford. Immediately, Ella is faced with a seemingly impossible decision: turn her back on the man she's falling in love with to follow her political dreams or be there for him during a trial neither are truly prepared for.

  • Title : The last enchantment : Arthurian saga, Book 3
    The last enchantment : Arthurian saga, Book 3
    • Author : Stewart, Mary.
    • Narrator : Derek Perkins. (Male)
    • System Number : E13508
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Arthur Pendragon is king!
      Arthur Pendragon is king! Crowned and recognized as High King, Arthur is unchallenged on the battlefield, and he melds the country together in a time of promise, as Merlin works in the shadows. But sinister powers plot to destroy Camelot, and when the witch-queen Morgause -- Arthur's own half sister -- ensnares him in an incestuous liaison, a fatal web of love, betrayal, and bloody vengeance is woven.

  • Title : Crystal cove : Friday Harbor, Book 4
    Crystal cove : Friday Harbor, Book 4
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : E13509
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When Justine Hoffman was born, her mother cast a spell to protect her from heartbreak, and as a result, she is incapable of falling in love.
      When Justine Hoffman was born, her mother cast a spell to protect her from heartbreak, and as a result, she is incapable of falling in love. Eventually Justine's irrepressible curiosity, and her wish to lead a normal life, get the better of her, and she finds a way to temporarily block the enchantment. However, when Justine meets the mysterious Jason Black, she accidentally unleashes a storm of desire and danger that will threaten everything she holds dear.

  • Title : Death of a macho man
    Death of a macho man
    • Author : Beaton, M.C.
    • Narrator : David Monteath. (Male)
    • System Number : E13510
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Hamish Macbeth, local constable of the Scottish village of Lochdubh, tries to break up one of the many fights involving Randy Macho Man Duggan, the ruffian challenges him to a fistfight.
      When Hamish Macbeth, local constable of the Scottish village of Lochdubh, tries to break up one of the many fights involving Randy Macho Man Duggan, the ruffian challenges him to a fistfight. Everyone expects Macbeth to take a beating from the man who claims to be a professional wrestler, but on the chosen day, Duggan is found shot to death and Macbeth is the likeliest suspect. The brutal Macho Man left a trail of fear and hatred in his wake, and Macbeth must find the murderer, clear his name, and restore his Highland paradise to its usual tranquility amid all the excitement.

  • Title : Centennial
    Centennial
    • Author : Michener, James A.
    • Narrator : Larry McKeever. (Male)
    • System Number : E13511
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 49 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Readers should note that most chapters are over 3 hours long.
      Readers should note that most chapters are over 3 hours long. Brimming with the glory of America's past, the story of Colorado the Centennial State is manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country; the cowboy, Jim Lloyd, who falls in love with a wealthy and cultured Englishwoman, Charlotte Seccombe. In "Centennial, " trappers, traders, homesteaders, gold seekers, ranchers, and hunters are brought together in the dramatic conflicts that shape the destiny of the legendary West and the entire country.

  • 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 : The wedding
    The wedding
    • Author : Sparks, Nicholas.
    • Narrator : Tom Wopat. (Male)
    • System Number : E13518
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      After thirty years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun, is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage.
      After thirty years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun, is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage. Desperate to win back his wife's heart, he must figure out how to make her fall in love with him again. Despite the shining example of Allie and Noah's marriage, Wilson is unable to easily express his emotions. A successful estate attorney, he has provided well for his family, but now, with his daughter's upcoming wedding, he is forced to face the fact that he and Jane have grown apart and wonders if she even loves him anymore. But Wilson is sure of one thing his love for his wife has only deepened and intensified over the years. Now, with the memories of his in-laws' magnificent fifty-year love affair as his guide, Wilson struggles to find his way back into the heart of the woman he adores.

  • Title : Butterfly's shadow
    Butterfly's shadow
    • Author : Langley, Lee.
    • Narrator : Laurel Lefkow. (Female)
    • System Number : E13520
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a Japan still rigid with tradition, an apprehensive 15-year-old tea-house girl prepares to welcome her first client.
      In a Japan still rigid with tradition, an apprehensive 15-year-old tea-house girl prepares to welcome her first client. In his gleaming white uniform, Lieutenant Pinkerton walks up the hill to a house in Nagasaki to find the female he has purchased for a few weeks. When he sails away, she waits, aching for his return. It is one of the world's great love stories. And, as the curtain falls on Madame Butterfly, Cho-Cho hands over her son to his American father, before killing herself. In a daring imaginative leap, Lee Langley takes this moment as a springboard, sending Puccini's characters into a future undreamed of in the original.

  • Title : The sonnet lover
    The sonnet lover
    • Author : Goodman, Carol.
    • Narrator : Jen Taylor. (Female)
    • System Number : E13523
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Literature professor Rose Asher can't shake the feeling: Robin Weiss, a talented and ambitious student at her New York City college, definitely reminds her of Bruno Brunelli, the man Rose came to love years ago during a semester in the Italian countryside.
      Literature professor Rose Asher can't shake the feeling: Robin Weiss, a talented and ambitious student at her New York City college, definitely reminds her of Bruno Brunelli, the man Rose came to love years ago during a semester in the Italian countryside. But soon Robin dies under mysterious circumstances and in a farewell letter directs his teacher to a library archive in Florence. Returning to the rustic Italian villa where she first met Bruno, Rose finds herself enmeshed in a web of secrets and scandal: a folio containing what some believe are lost sonnets by Shakespeare has mysteriously vanished. Uncertain whom she can trust and where she can turn, Rose races against time and her enemies in a desperate bid to retrieve a missing masterpiece--a work of art with the power to change lives and fortunes.

  • Title : Dead or alive : Jack Ryan, Book 13
    Dead or alive : Jack Ryan, Book 13
    • Author : Clancy, Tom.
    • Narrator : Lou Diamond Phillips. (Male)
    • System Number : E13524
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      For years, Jack Ryan, Jr.
      For years, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his colleagues at the Campus have waged an unofficial and highly effective campaign against the terrorists who threaten Western civilization. The most dangerous of these is the Emir. This sadistic killer has masterminded the most vicious attacks on the West and has eluded capture by the world's law enforcement agencies. Now the Campus is on his trail.

  • Title : Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death : Agatha Raisin, Book 1
    Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death : Agatha Raisin, Book 1
    • Author : Beaton, M.C.
    • Narrator : Penelope Keith (Female)
    • System Number : E13526
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Revenge is a dish best served warm...
      Revenge is a dish best served warm... High-flying public relations supremo Agatha Raisin has decided to take early retirement. She's off to make a new life in a picture-perfect Cotswold village. To make friends, she enters the local quiche-making competition - and to make quite sure of first prize she secretly pays a visit to a London deli. Alas, the competition judge succumbs after tasting her perfect quiche, and Agatha is revealed as a cheat and potential poisoner. Definitely not the best start. So Agatha must turn amateur sleuth - she's absolutely got to track down the real killer!

  • Title : Death of an effendi : a Mamur Zapt mystery
    Death of an effendi : a Mamur Zapt mystery
    • Author : Pearce, Michael
    • Narrator : Nigel Carrington. (Male)
    • System Number : E13528
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Cairo 1909, the murder capital of the world.
      Cairo 1909, the murder capital of the world. But the death of an effendi? Effendis- the Egyptian elite - are important. When Tvardovsky, an effendi and a foreigner, is shot at a gathering of financiers, Gareth Owen, the Mamur Zapt, Chief of Cairo's Secret Police, is called in to investigate. But is he the right man for the job? And there are powerful people who might have preferred Tvardovsky dead.

  • Title : Written in blood
    Written in blood
    • Author : Graham, Caroline
    • Narrator : Hugh Ross. (Male)
    • System Number : E13529
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Midsomer Worthy's Writer's Circle is has never had much luck in attracting guest speakers.
      The Midsomer Worthy's Writer's Circle is has never had much luck in attracting guest speakers. Consequently, there is much surprise (and, in the case of the Circle's secretary, Gerald Hadleigh, a furious, inexplicable objection) when bestselling novelist Max Jennings accepts their invitation. Surprise turns into a variety of responses when Hadleigh is found dead the morning after Jennings' visitation. Chief Inspector Barnaby, called in to investigate, soon determines that the key to solving the murder lies with Jennings, who has subsequently disappeared.

  • 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 : Cooking the books : Corinna Chapman, Book 6
    Cooking the books : Corinna Chapman, Book 6
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry
    • Narrator : Louise Siversen. (Female)
    • System Number : E13536
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Corinna Chapman, talented baker and reluctant investigator, is trying to do nothing at all on her holidays.
      Corinna Chapman, talented baker and reluctant investigator, is trying to do nothing at all on her holidays. Her gorgeous Daniel is only intermittently at her side. Jason, her baking offsider, has gone off to learn how to surf. And Kylie and Goss are fulfilling their lives' ambition auditioning for a soapie. It should be a time of quiet reflection for Corinna but she's bored. Scenting a whiff of danger, Corinna accepts an offer to do the baking for the film set of a new soap called 'Kiss the Bride' where Kylie and Goss have parts. Things that could only happen to Corinna ensue involving, bizarrely, nursery rhymes and a tiger called Tabitha. While on the other side of town, a young woman is being unmercifully bullied by her corporate employers, employers who spend a lot of time cooking the books.

  • Title : Death is now my neighbour
    Death is now my neighbour
    • Author : Dexter, Colin
    • Narrator : Samuel West. (Male)
    • System Number : E13538
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The murder of a young woman; a cryptic "seventeenth-century" love poem; and a photograph of a mystery grey-haired man.
      The murder of a young woman; a cryptic "seventeenth-century" love poem; and a photograph of a mystery grey-haired man. More than enough to set Chief Inspector E. Morse on the trail of a killer. And it's a trail that leads him to Lonsdale College, where the contest between Julian Storrs and Dr Denis Cornford for the coveted position of Master is hotting up. But then Morse faces a greater, far more personal crisis.

  • 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 : Lady Sophia's lover
    Lady Sophia's lover
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Susan Duerden. (Female)
    • System Number : E13542
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Lady Sophia Sydney would do anything to ensnare the unattainable Sir Ross Cannon.
      Lady Sophia Sydney would do anything to ensnare the unattainable Sir Ross Cannon. Her goal is to ruin his reputation and cause a scandal that would be the talk of all London. So she insinuates herself into his life by gaining his trust and living in his house. She knows he is falling more in love with her each day. But she never counted on falling in love with him. And she never dreamed he might very respectably ask for her hand in marriage.

  • Title : Somewhere I'll find you
    Somewhere I'll find you
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Rosalyn Landor. (Female)
    • System Number : E13543
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      All London is at Julia Wentworth's feet.
      All London is at Julia Wentworth's feet. The beautiful, enchanting actress is the toast of the theater world, and anything she desires is hers for the asking. But the incomparable leading lady guards a devastating secret: a mystery husband whom she does not know, dares not mention and cannot love. For years Damon Savage has been searching for the stranger his unscrupulous parents wed him to without his consent. Wanting no more than to be legally rid of the foolish chit, Damon is shocked to discover his "bride" is the exquisite stage performer whom he intended to make his mistress! But though his wife by law, Julia will never truly be Damon's, until he conquers her fears, his formidable rivals, and the stellar lady's proud, independent heart.

  • Title : Follow me home
    Follow me home
    • Author : Bishop, Patrick
    • Narrator : Jonathan Keeble. (Male)
    • System Number : E13544
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      High summer in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
      High summer in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Two young soldiers, Milo and Zac, are on a mission which could really make their names. Their special duties team is to ambush and capture a notorious Taliban leader. The operation has been meticulously planned and set up. But suddenly - all is chaos. The hunters are now the hunted. To reach safety they must make their way through fifty kilometres of hostile territory, with a Taliban captive and a young, frightened woman in tow. Perilous at every turn, the journey is the biggest test any of them has ever faced, and it will change their lives forever.

  • Title : Unnatural habits
    Unnatural habits
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry
    • Narrator : Stephanie Daniel. (Female)
    • System Number : E13545
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      1929: Girls are going missing in Melbourne.
      1929: Girls are going missing in Melbourne. Little, pretty golden-haired girls. And not just pretty. Three of them are pregnant, poor girls from the harsh confines of the Magdalene Laundry. People are getting nervous. Polly Kettle, a pushy, self-important Girl Reporter with ambition and no sense of self-preservation, decides to investigate - and promptly goes missing herself. It's time for Phryne and Dot to put a stop to this and find Polly Kettle before something quite irreparable happens to all of them. It's all piracy and dark cellars, convents and plots, murder and mystery... and Phryne finally finds out if it's true that blondes have more fun.

  • Title : Colonization : second contact
    Colonization : second contact
    • Author : Turtledove, Harry.
    • Narrator : Patrick Lawlor. (Male)
    • System Number : E13546
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 28 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      An explosive saga of world powers locked in conflict against an enemy from the stars.The magnificent epic has now expanded into the volatile 1960's, when the space race is in its infancy and humanity must face its greatest challenge: alien colonisation of planet Earth.
      An explosive saga of world powers locked in conflict against an enemy from the stars.The magnificent epic has now expanded into the volatile 1960's, when the space race is in its infancy and humanity must face its greatest challenge: alien colonisation of planet Earth. Yet even in the shadow of this inexorable foe, the United States, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany are unable to relinquish their hostilities and unite against a massive new wave of extraterrestrials. For all the countries of the world, this is the greatest threat of all. This time, the terrible price of defeat will be the conquest of our world, and perhaps the extinction of the human race itself.

  • 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 visitor : Jack Reacher, Book 4
    The visitor : Jack Reacher, Book 4
    • Author : Child, Lee.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : E13553
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Highflying army career women Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cook are both victims of sexual harassment by their superiors.
      Highflying army career women Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cook are both victims of sexual harassment by their superiors. And now they're both dead. Jack Reacher, former US military cop, is a smart guy, a loner and a drifter. He knew both the victims. For FBI Agent-in-Charge Nelson Blake he's the perfect match. He's sure only Reacher has the answers to their burning questions: how did these women die? And why?

  • Title : And fire came down : Caleb Zelic, Book 2
    And fire came down : Caleb Zelic, Book 2
    • Author : Viskic, Emma.
    • Narrator : Lewis Fitz-Gerald. (Male)
    • System Number : E13555
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic is used to meeting life head-on.
      Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic is used to meeting life head-on. But now his best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding him and nightmares haunt him. But when a young woman is killed, after pleading for his help in sign language, Caleb is determined to find out who she was. And when the trail leads him back to his hometown, he uncovers secrets that could threaten any chance of reuniting with Kat and his life.

  • Title : Resurrection Bay : Caleb Zelic, Book 1
    Resurrection Bay : Caleb Zelic, Book 1
    • Author : Viskic, Emma.
    • Narrator : Lewis Fitz-Gerald. (Male)
    • System Number : E13556
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Caleb Zelic, profoundly deaf since early childhood, has always lived on the outside - watching, picking up telltale signs people hide in a smile, a cough, a kiss.
      Caleb Zelic, profoundly deaf since early childhood, has always lived on the outside - watching, picking up telltale signs people hide in a smile, a cough, a kiss. When a childhood friend is murdered, a sense of guilt and a determination to prove his own innocence sends Caleb on a hunt for the killer. But he can't do it alone. Caleb and his troubled friend Frankie, an ex-cop, start with one clue: Scott, the last word the murder victim texted to Caleb. But Scott is always one step ahead.

  • Title : The Whitechapel conspiracy : Thomas & Charlotte Pitt, Book 21
    The Whitechapel conspiracy : Thomas & Charlotte Pitt, Book 21
    • Author : Perry, Anne.
    • Narrator : Terence Hardiman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13557
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is 1892 and the grisly killings of Whitechapel prostitutes by a man dubbed Jack the Ripper remain a frightening enigma.
      It is 1892 and the grisly killings of Whitechapel prostitutes by a man dubbed Jack the Ripper remain a frightening enigma. And in a packed Old Bailey courtroom, distinguished soldier John Adinett is sentenced to hang for the inexplicable murder of his friend, Martin Fetters. Though Thomas Pitt should receive praise for providing key testimony in the Fetters investigation, Adinett has powerful friends...

  • Title : Long Spoon Lane : Thomas & Charlotte Pitt, Book 24
    Long Spoon Lane : Thomas & Charlotte Pitt, Book 24
    • Author : Perry, Anne
    • Narrator : Terry Wale. (Male)
    • System Number : E13560
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When two bombs explode in an East London street, Thomas Pitt of the Special Branch is called in to investigate.
      When two bombs explode in an East London street, Thomas Pitt of the Special Branch is called in to investigate. Two men are arrested and one shot dead - but who and where is the killer? As Pitt starts to investigate the crime, he uncovers truths more disturbing than the acts of a few misguided idealists. There's a web of corruption within the police force, and alll the clues point to Inspector Wetron of Bow Street as its mastermind. Worse still, as head of the sinister, invisible Inner Circle, Wetron has powerful allies in every sphere, and it's almost impossible to pin his guilt to him. Then Pitt's most deadly enemy approaches him with the proposal that they join forces. Pitt feels he has no option and in spite of the danger to himself, his family and his colleagues, he must agree...

  • Title : Out of the black land
    Out of the black land
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry
    • Narrator : Paul Michael Garcia and Emily Bauer. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13562
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt is peaceful and prosperous under the dual rule of the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and IV, until the younger Pharaoh begins to dream new and terrifying dreams.
      Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt is peaceful and prosperous under the dual rule of the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and IV, until the younger Pharaoh begins to dream new and terrifying dreams. Ptah-hotep, a young peasant boy studying to be a scribe, wants to live a simple life in a Nile hut with his lover Kheperren and their dog Wolf. But Amenhotep IV appoints him as Great Royal Scribe. Surrounded by bitterly envious rivals and enemies, how long will Ptah-hotep survive? The child-princess Mutnodjme sees her beautiful sister Nefertiti married off to the impotent young Amenhotep. But Nefertiti must bear royal children, so the ladies of the court devise a shocking plan. Kheperren, meanwhile, serves as scribe to the daring teenage General Horemheb. But while the Pharaoh?s shrinking army guards the Land of the Nile from enemies on every border, a far greater menace impends. For, not content with his own devotion to one god alone, the newly-renamed Akhnaten plans to suppress the worship of all other gods in the Black Land. His horrified court soon realize that the Pharaoh is not merely deformed, but irretrievably mad; and that the biggest danger to the Empire is in the royal palace itself.

  • Title : Forbidden fruit : Corinna Chapman, Book 5
    Forbidden fruit : Corinna Chapman, Book 5
    • Author : Greenwood, Kerry.
    • Narrator : Louise Siversen. (Female)
    • System Number : E13565
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Corinna Chapman, owner of Earthly Delights, detests Christmas.
      Corinna Chapman, owner of Earthly Delights, detests Christmas. She's dreaming of quiet, air-conditioned comfort but instead finds herself dealing with a rose-loving donkey named Serena, a maniacal mother with staring eyes, and the luscious Daniel with whom she'd like to spend a lot more time. But Daniel is on the hunt to find two young runaways, Brigid and Manny, and when Corinna and Daniel find that Brigid is on the streets, heavily pregnant and in danger, the stakes rise. With the help of a troupe of free-spirited freegans, Corinna and Daniel go head-to-head with a sinister religious cult on a mission and a band of Romany gypsies out for revenge in a wild and wonderful chase against the clock.

  • Title : Hogfather : Discworld, Book 20
    Hogfather : Discworld, Book 20
    • Author : Pratchett, Terry.
    • Narrator : Tony Robinson. (Male)
    • System Number : E13566
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Hogswatchnight yuletide season is disrupted by the evil deeds of the Auditors, who replace the red-suited Hogfather with a scythe-bearing demon, prompting the Unseen University wizards and their monster-bashing nanny to launch a rescue plan.
      The Hogswatchnight yuletide season is disrupted by the evil deeds of the Auditors, who replace the red-suited Hogfather with a scythe-bearing demon, prompting the Unseen University wizards and their monster-bashing nanny to launch a rescue plan.

  • Title : The Swiss spy
    The Swiss spy
    • Author : Gerlis, Alex.
    • Narrator : Derek Perkins. (Male)
    • System Number : E13567
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      It's not unusual for spies to have secrets, but Henry Hunter has more than most, and after he is stopped by British Intelligence at Croydon airport on the eve of the Second World War, he finds that he has even more.
      It's not unusual for spies to have secrets, but Henry Hunter has more than most, and after he is stopped by British Intelligence at Croydon airport on the eve of the Second World War, he finds that he has even more. From Switzerland he embarks on a series of increasingly perilous missions into Nazi Germany, all while having to cope with different identities and competing spymasters. In March 1941 in Berlin, haunted by a dark episode from his past, he makes a fateful decision, resulting in a dramatic journey to the Swiss frontier with a shocking outcome. The Swiss Spy is set against the real-life backdrop of the top secret Nazi plans to invade the Soviet Union. The story paints an authentic picture of life inside wartime Europe: the menacing atmosphere, the ever-present danger, and the constant intrigue of the world of espionage.

  • 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 : Ceramics
    Ceramics
    • Author : Thomas, Margaret.
    • Narrator : Unknown Reader (F). (Female)
    • System Number : E1035
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Arts.
    • Summary :
      An introduction to ceramics groups at the Association for the Blind of W.A.
      An introduction to ceramics groups at the Association for the Blind of W.A.

  • Title : Daddy, we hardly knew you
    Daddy, we hardly knew you
    • Author : Greer, Germaine
    • Narrator : Jan Oxenbould. (Female)
    • System Number : E4122
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch was a central book in the early feminist movement and established its author as a brilliant--and wildly controversial--figure.
      Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch was a central book in the early feminist movement and established its author as a brilliant--and wildly controversial--figure. This book is her most personal, an acclaimed account of her search to know her father--and, by extension, herself. What she learned changed her views on her mother, men, truth and loyalty, family and love.

  • Title : Reading labels on jam tins : living through difficult times
    Reading labels on jam tins : living through difficult times
    • Author : Bunbury, Bill.
    • Narrator : Jack Bath. (Male)
    • System Number : E4500
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      All the major events in our history have been experienced at first-hand by ordinary Australians.
      All the major events in our history have been experienced at first-hand by ordinary Australians. Through a range of personal accounts of difficult times, each of the stories brings the reader into intimate contact with ordinary people whose life experiences are part of our history.

  • Title : Mum's the word
    Mum's the word
    • Author : Stenmark, Marea
    • Narrator : Coralie Ellement. (Female)
    • System Number : E11541
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Philosophy.
    • Summary :
      A collection of quotations from internationally well-known figures and celebrities about their mothers.
      A collection of quotations from internationally well-known figures and celebrities about their mothers. The 40 quotes in this book express the words of appreciation and tokens of gratitude and love children give to their parents. Stenmark is the author of Dad's the Answer and Here's to Aunts .

  • Title : Chicken Soup for the Soul : Create your Best Future Inspiring Stories for Teens and Young Adults about Making the Right Decisions
    Chicken Soup for the Soul : Create your Best Future Inspiring Stories for Teens and Young Adults about Making the Right Decisions
    • Author : Newmark, Amy & Bonuik, Dr. Milton
    • Narrator : Narrated by Julia Sherburn and Recorded by Kevan Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : E12259
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Short Stories
    • Summary :
      You can't be a success in life if you can't get along with other people -- at home, at school, and at play.
      You can't be a success in life if you can't get along with other people -- at home, at school, and at play. This collection of stories about tolerance, acceptance, self-esteem, and making good decisions will help teens and young adults create their best future. The values that young adults learn today will stay with them for the rest of their lives and help them become the best adults they can be. The inspiring personal stories in this collection are a great way for teens and young adults to not just read about role models, but to learn how to be role models -- exhibiting qualities of tolerance, acceptance and self-esteem, and making good decisions. This book harnesses the power of storytelling to inspire and teach teens and young adults while also entertaining them. Key issues such as bullying; religious, ethnic, and lifestyle tolerance; values; and sticking up for what's right are addressed in stories selected from Chicken Soup for the Soul's vast library of bestselling books, representing the best on these topics from the company's 22-year history.

  • Title : Letter to my teenage self outstanding Australians share the advice they wish they'd been given growing up
    Letter to my teenage self outstanding Australians share the advice they wish they'd been given growing up
    • Author : Halphen, Grace.
    • Narrator : Kerry Fasolo & Elwyn Edwards. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12572
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      In Letter to My Teenage Self, more than 50 prominent Australians write heartfelt letters to their younger selves, passing on the wisdom they wish they'd had at the time.
      In Letter to My Teenage Self, more than 50 prominent Australians write heartfelt letters to their younger selves, passing on the wisdom they wish they'd had at the time. From learning to laugh at yourself (Adam Gilchrist), realising that the qualities that make you stand out are the ones that make you so rad (Missy Higgins), not letting the negatives shape who you become (Guy Sebastian), practising gratitude (Nathan Buckley), and the reassurance that you..l..l get over anger about people treating you badly because you..l..l get better at treating yourself well (Judith Lucy), Letter to My Teenage Self provides inspiration for parents and teenagers alike.

  • 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 : Doing life : a biography of Elizabeth Jolley
    Doing life : a biography of Elizabeth Jolley
    • Author : Dibble, Brian
    • Narrator : Pat Stroud. (Female)
    • System Number : E12683
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Although she started writing early in life, it was not until her fifties that Elizabeth Jolley received the recognition her talent deserved.
      Although she started writing early in life, it was not until her fifties that Elizabeth Jolley received the recognition her talent deserved. She won The Age Book of the Year Award on three occasions as well as the Miles Franklin Award. She has won the Western Australian Premier's Prize for both fiction and non-fiction. She wrote about hope and love in families, schools, hospitals, nursing homes and boarding houses in which unlovely and loveless people survive as best they can. Jolley too was a survivor. Her lovelorn and homeless times in Britain and her life as a migrant in Australia inform her own experiences of 'doing life'. The array of wild characters in her fiction - misfits and those on the edge of society - can also be found in her remarkable life. Brian Dibble was given complete access to the writer's private papers and has spent more than a decade travelling the world to write this lyrical and readable biography.

  • Title : Batavia : betrayal, shipwreck, murder, sexual slavery, courage : a spine-chilling chapter in Australian history
    Batavia : betrayal, shipwreck, murder, sexual slavery, courage : a spine-chilling chapter in Australian history
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter
    • Narrator : Richard Aspel. (Male)
    • System Number : E12724
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : History
    • Summary :
      The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines, in just the one tale, the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust, petty fascist dictatorship, criminality, a reign of terror, murders most foul, sexual slavery, natural nobility, survival, retribution, rescue, first contact with native peoples and so much more.
      The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines, in just the one tale, the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust, petty fascist dictatorship, criminality, a reign of terror, murders most foul, sexual slavery, natural nobility, survival, retribution, rescue, first contact with native peoples and so much more. The story is set in 1629, when the pride of the Dutch East India Company, the Batavia, is on its maiden voyage en route from Amsterdam to the Dutch East Indies, laden down with the greatest treasure to leave Holland. The ship is already boiling over with a mutinous plot that is just about to break into the open when, just off the coast of Western Australia, it strikes an unseen reef in the middle of the night. While Commandeur Francisco Pelsaert decides to take the long-boat across 2000 miles of open sea for help, his second-in-command Jeronimus Cornelisz takes over, quickly deciding that 250 people on a small island is unwieldy for the small number of supplies they have. Quietly, he puts forward a plan on how they could save themselves, kill most of the rest and spare only a half-dozen or so women to service their sexual needs.

  • Title : All for the best
    All for the best
    • Author : Day, Wendy
    • Narrator : Wendy Day & Elizabeth Oats.
    • System Number : E12753
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      A history of the author's life.
      A history of the author's life.

  • Title : Anzac battlefield : a Gallipolli landscape of war and memory
    Anzac battlefield : a Gallipolli landscape of war and memory
    • Author : Sagona, Antonio
    • Narrator : Janette Pryor. (Female)
    • System Number : E12801
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Anzac Battlefield: A Gallipoli Landscape of War and Memory explores the transformation of Gallipoli's landscape in antiquity, during the famed battles of the First World War and in the present day.
      Anzac Battlefield: A Gallipoli Landscape of War and Memory explores the transformation of Gallipoli's landscape in antiquity, during the famed battles of the First World War and in the present day. Drawing on archival, archaeological and cartographic material, this book unearths the deep history of the Gallipoli peninsula, setting the Gallipoli campaign in a broader cultural and historical context. The book presents the results of an original archaeological survey, the research for which was supported by the Australian, New Zealand and Turkish Governments. The survey examines materials from both sides of the battlefield, and sheds new light on the environment in which Anzac and Turkish soldiers endured the conflict. Richly illustrated with both Ottoman and Anzac archival images and maps, as well as original maps and photographs of the landscape and archaeological findings, Anzac Battlefield is an important contribution to our understanding of Gallipoli and its landscape of war and memory.

  • Title : A mother's story
    A mother's story
    • Author : Batty, Rosie
    • Narrator : Margaret Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : E12828
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer.
      Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in February 2014, a horrendous event that shocked not only the nation, but the world. Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son Luke and was then shot by police at the Tyabb cricket oval. Rosie had suffered years of family violence, and had had intervention and custody orders in place in an effort to protect herself and her son. Rosie has since become an outspoken and dynamic crusader against domestic violence, winning hearts and mind all over Australia with her compassion, courage, grace and forgiveness.In January 2015, Rosie was named Australian of the Year, 2015. Inspiring, heartfelt and profoundly moving, this is Rosie's story.

  • Title : A life less ordinary : a memoir
    A life less ordinary : a memoir
    • Author : Halder, Baby
    • Narrator : Jay Townsend.
    • System Number : E12919
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      When she was very young, Baby Halder was abandoned by her mother and left with a cruel, abusive father.
      When she was very young, Baby Halder was abandoned by her mother and left with a cruel, abusive father. She was married off at twelve to a man twice her age who beat her. At fourteen, she was a mother herself. Her early life was marked by overwhelming challenges and heartbreak until, exhausted and desperate, she fled with her three children to Delhi, to work as a maid in some of the city's wealthiest homes. Expected to serve her employers' every demand, she faced a staggering workload that often left her no time to care for her own children. But she never complained, for such is the lot of the poor in modern-day India. Written without a trace of self-pity, A Life Less Ordinary is a shocking look deep inside a world of poverty and subjugation that few outsiders know about--and an inspiring true story of one remarkable woman's strength, courage, and determination to soar above her circumstances. (First published in Hindi by: Zubaan in association with Penguin Books, New Delhi, 2006. Translated by Urvashi Butalia.)

  • Title : All things strange and wonderful : my adventures as a vet in Africa
    All things strange and wonderful : my adventures as a vet in Africa
    • Author : Dr Reb
    • Narrator : Alan Needham. (Male)
    • System Number : E12959
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      As a newly graduated vet Dr.
      As a newly graduated vet Dr. Reb signed up for a two-year stint with the Peace Corp Volunteers, and found himself in Malawi. A national fuel shortage meant no delivery of supplies, and he had to improvise at every turn. Then he was introduced to a local witch doctor, Dr. Mzimba, and two very sick puppies, Skippy and Bozo. After shaking my hand, Dr. Mzimba took hold of both of my wrists and turned them over so that the palms faced upward. As he studied them, they began to tingle. The Peace Corps had given me extensive crosscultural training, but I didn’t recall anything about greetings of this nature. Then he stared into my eyes and while the tingling in my hands began to fade, my cheeks now felt as if an electrical charge was passing through them. Through a smile that filled his face, he said, “I’ve been waiting a long time for you, Dokotala.” So began Dr. Reb’s strange and wonderful adventures, where he discovered that in Africa anything can happen and usually does, especially when puppies become your companions in body as well as spirit.

  • Title : The essential letters from America : the 1940s and 1950s
    The essential letters from America : the 1940s and 1950s
    • Author : Cooke, Alistair
    • Narrator : Matt Frei. (Male)
    • System Number : E12982
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In this selection of the very first Letters, Alistair Cooke reports on a memorable range of events, including the threat to the United States during World War II, the funeral of Franklin D.
      In this selection of the very first Letters, Alistair Cooke reports on a memorable range of events, including the threat to the United States during World War II, the funeral of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the shocking occasion when a bomber hit the Empire State Building and the presidential election of 1948. Cooke's unique style of expression and analysis shines through in these classic broadcasts. The first of 6 chronological decade by decade releases using the pick of Alistair Cooke's Letters from America in chronological order to illustrate contemporary events.

  • Title : With wings like eagles : the untold story of the Battle of Britain
    With wings like eagles : the untold story of the Battle of Britain
    • Author : Korda, Michael
    • Narrator : Alan Needham. (Male)
    • System Number : E13014
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : History
    • Summary :
      Michael Korda's brilliant work of history takes the reader back to the summer of 1940, when fewer than three thousand young fighter pilots of the Royal Air Force--often no more than nine hundred on any given day stood between Hitler and the victory that seemed almost within his grasp.
      Michael Korda's brilliant work of history takes the reader back to the summer of 1940, when fewer than three thousand young fighter pilots of the Royal Air Force--often no more than nine hundred on any given day stood between Hitler and the victory that seemed almost within his grasp.

  • 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 : Sounds from silence : Graeme Clark and the bionic ear story
    Sounds from silence : Graeme Clark and the bionic ear story
    • Author : Clark, Graeme
    • Narrator : James Wright. (Male)
    • System Number : E13052
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      This is the very personal story of how Professor Graeme Clark developed the Bionic Ear, how he conceived and directed research and how Cochlear took it up to give so many people, both young and old, the chance to hear.
      This is the very personal story of how Professor Graeme Clark developed the Bionic Ear, how he conceived and directed research and how Cochlear took it up to give so many people, both young and old, the chance to hear. It movingly tells of how the profoundly deaf and their families cope with the silence of deafness, and of their joy in being given the gift of hearing.

  • Title : 1914 : poetry remembers
    1914 : poetry remembers
    • Author : Duffy, Carol Ann
    • Narrator : Jane Gibbs & Elwyn Edwards. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13055
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Poetry.
    • Summary :
      The First World War holds a unique place in the nation's history; the poetry it produced, a unique place in the nation's hearts.
      The First World War holds a unique place in the nation's history; the poetry it produced, a unique place in the nation's hearts. To mark the centenary of the First World War in 2014, the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, has engaged the most eminent poets of the present to choose the writing from the Great War that touched them most profoundly: their choices are here in this powerful and moving assembly. But this anthology is more than a record of war writing. Carol Ann Duffy has commissioned these same poets of the present to look back across the past and write a poem of their own in response to the war to end all wars.Whether as a reader your interest is in the Great War or the great war poets, or whether it is in the poetry of today, this anthology will hold a special place in your affections, as it remembers and recalls - a and through its commissioned work, renews and honours - the engagement between poetry and this terrible, unworldly of world conflicts.

  • Title : Montebello
    Montebello
    • Author : Drewe, Robert
    • Narrator : Robert Meldrum. (Male)
    • System Number : E13102
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Montebello continues where Robert Drewe's much-loved memoir The Shark Net left off - taking us into his mature years - In the aftermath of events, both man-made and natural, that have left a permanent mark on the landscape and psyche of Western Australia - the British nuclear tests in the Montebello Islands, the mining boom, and shark attacks along the coast - Drewe examines how comfortable and familiar terrain can quickly become a site of danger, and how regeneration and renewal can emerge from chaos and loss.
      Montebello continues where Robert Drewe's much-loved memoir The Shark Net left off - taking us into his mature years - In the aftermath of events, both man-made and natural, that have left a permanent mark on the landscape and psyche of Western Australia - the British nuclear tests in the Montebello Islands, the mining boom, and shark attacks along the coast - Drewe examines how comfortable and familiar terrain can quickly become a site of danger, and how regeneration and renewal can emerge from chaos and loss. With humility, wit and a clear-eyed view of himself, he intertwines these stories with the events of his own life. His passion for islands - which began with Rottnest Island in his youth and continues to this day - frames the narrative; in the near-solitude of these remote places, he is free to reflect. This is a moving story of what it means to see and survive destruction, to love and to grow old.

  • Title : A first rate tragedy : Captain Scott's Antarctic expeditions
    A first rate tragedy : Captain Scott's Antarctic expeditions
    • Author : Preston, Diana
    • Narrator : Philip Franks. (Male)
    • System Number : E13111
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Voyages.
    • Summary :
      On November 12, 1912, a rescue team trekking across Antarctica's Great Ice Barrier finally found what they sought - the snow-covered tent of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott.
      On November 12, 1912, a rescue team trekking across Antarctica's Great Ice Barrier finally found what they sought - the snow-covered tent of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott. Inside, they made a grim discovery: Scott's frozen body lay between the bodies of two fellow explorers. They had died just eleven miles from the depot of supplies which might have saved them. Why did Scott's meticulously laid plans finally end in disaster, while his rival, Norwegian Roald Amundsen, returned safely home with his crew after attaining the Pole only days before the British team?

  • Title : Embracing change : using the treasures within you
    Embracing change : using the treasures within you
    • Author : Hay, Louise L.
    • Narrator : Louise L. Hay. (Female)
    • System Number : E13117
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Genre : Self development
    • Summary :
      In this powerful 2-CD lecture, Louise L.
      In this powerful 2-CD lecture, Louise L. Hay discusses the profoundly emotional experiences that have shaped and altered her belief system-and reveals how you can also change your thinking . . and change your life! Louise explains how she evolved from a fearful, abused young woman without an ounce of self-esteem . . . to the successful, empowered, internationally renowned teacher author that she is today. In her inimitably forthright manner, Louise describes how she overcame a diagnosis of cancer through the use of 'tools' such as affirmations, visualization, prayer, therapy, and healthful eating. She goes on to offer insights on the role of women and elders in our society, our family relationships, our connection to our inner child, and the importance of using the treasures within us in order to release burdens such as anger, judgment, prejudice, and illness.

  • Title : A shorter history of Australia
    A shorter history of Australia
    • Author : Blainey, Geoffrey
    • Narrator : Humphrey Bower. (Male)
    • System Number : E13141
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed to introduce us to the people who have played a part and to guide us through the events which have created the Australian identity: the mania for spectator sport, the suspicion of the tall poppy, the rivalries of Catholic and Protestant, Sydney and Melbourne, new and old homelands, the conflicts of war abroad and race at home, the importance of technology, the recognition of our Aboriginal past and Native Title, the successes and failures of the nation.
      After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed to introduce us to the people who have played a part and to guide us through the events which have created the Australian identity: the mania for spectator sport, the suspicion of the tall poppy, the rivalries of Catholic and Protestant, Sydney and Melbourne, new and old homelands, the conflicts of war abroad and race at home, the importance of technology, the recognition of our Aboriginal past and Native Title, the successes and failures of the nation. For this enlarged edition Blainey has rewritten or expanded on various episodes and themes, making changes to almost every page. He has described significant events and trends of the early-20th century. A final chapter summarises key factors that shaped and still shape this country's history.

  • Title : Animal, vegetable, miracle : a year of food life
    Animal, vegetable, miracle : a year of food life
    • Author : Kingsolver, Barbara
    • Narrator : Barbara Kingsolver; Steven L. Hopp; Camille Kingsolver. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13156
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Gardening.
    • Summary :
      In this seamless diary narrative, best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver tells how she and her family relocated to southern Appalachia after suffering through years of drought in Arizona.
      In this seamless diary narrative, best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver tells how she and her family relocated to southern Appalachia after suffering through years of drought in Arizona. Their purpose was to 'live in a place that could feed us' by growing their own food and living among a community of local organic food growers.

  • Title : Gotta love this country!
    Gotta love this country!
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter.
    • Narrator : David Tredinnick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13169
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Sports.
    • Summary :
      In his very popular Saturday column, the 'Fitzy Files', Peter FitzSimons usually writes about famous sports men and women.
      In his very popular Saturday column, the 'Fitzy Files', Peter FitzSimons usually writes about famous sports men and women. But from time to time he throws in stories taken from grassroots sport and daily life. These are heartwarming and generous tales that makes us all puff up our chests with the pride at being from a country that doesn't just punch above its weight sporting achievements-wise but that still celebrates the kind of sportsmanship that remains the ideal of all good people. These are the stories that make us say, 'Gotta Love This Country!'

  • Title : Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead
    Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead
    • Author : Sandberg, Sheryl
    • Narrator : Elisa Donovan (Female)
    • System Number : E13173
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Sociology.
    • Summary :
      Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry - This means that women's voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives - In "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg examines why women's progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, common sense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential.
      Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry - This means that women's voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives - In "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg examines why women's progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, common sense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential. She provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career, urging women to set boundaries and to abandon the myth of “having it all.” She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women in the workplace and at home.

  • Title : Animal wise : the thoughts and emotions of our fellow creatures
    Animal wise : the thoughts and emotions of our fellow creatures
    • Author : Morell, Virginia.
    • Narrator : Kirsten Potter. (Female)
    • System Number : E13181
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Science.
    • Summary :
      Animal Wise takes listeners on a dazzling odyssey into the inner world of animals, from ants to elephants to wolves, and from sharp-shooting archerfish to pods of dolphins that rumble like rival street gangs.
      Animal Wise takes listeners on a dazzling odyssey into the inner world of animals, from ants to elephants to wolves, and from sharp-shooting archerfish to pods of dolphins that rumble like rival street gangs. With 30 years of experience covering the sciences, Morell uses her formidable gifts as a storyteller to transport listeners to field sites and laboratories around the world, introducing pioneering animal cognition researchers and their surprisingly intelligent and sensitive subjects.

  • Title : Blast the bush
    Blast the bush
    • Author : Beadell, Len.
    • Narrator : Mike Scheid. (Male)
    • System Number : E13184
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      When the time came to explore part of Australia's outback for a weapons testing programme, Len Beadell was the natural choice to select and help prepare the site for a historic detonation in the lonely Australian back country.
      When the time came to explore part of Australia's outback for a weapons testing programme, Len Beadell was the natural choice to select and help prepare the site for a historic detonation in the lonely Australian back country. With the road building exploits described in Too Long in the Bush behind him, Beadell was the perfect choice for the task of selecting and preparing the location for the weapons testing trials. With his characteristic humour and embellished with his own cartoons, Beadell tells the story of the people who worked on the project - in some cases it was as much a trial of them as it was of any weapon - and he recounts the sequence of events that led up to the gigantic explosion that was to Blast the Bush.

  • Title : Spilling the beans
    Spilling the beans
    • Author : Dickson Wright, Clarissa
    • Narrator : Clarissa Dickson Wright. (Female)
    • System Number : E13196
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Clarissa was born into privilege and as a child, shooting and hunting were the norm - Her mother was an Australian heiress, her father was a surgeon to the Royal family - but he was also a tyrannical and violent drunk - Clarissa was determined and clever, and her ambition led her to a career in the law - At 21, she was the youngest ever woman to be called to the Bar - The death of her adored mother led to a decade of over-indulgence.
      Clarissa was born into privilege and as a child, shooting and hunting were the norm - Her mother was an Australian heiress, her father was a surgeon to the Royal family - but he was also a tyrannical and violent drunk - Clarissa was determined and clever, and her ambition led her to a career in the law - At 21, she was the youngest ever woman to be called to the Bar - The death of her adored mother led to a decade of over-indulgence. Rich from her inheritance, in the end Clarissa had partied away her entire fortune. It was a long road to recovery along which Clarissa faced her demons and turned to the one thing that had always brought her joy - cooking. With stark honesty and brilliant wit, Clarissa recounts the tale of a life lived to extremes.

  • Title : David Livingstone : man of prayer and action
    David Livingstone : man of prayer and action
    • Author : Horne, C. Silvester
    • Narrator : Ralph Cosham. (Male)
    • System Number : E13197
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Written just forty years after David Livingstone's death, this admiring account of the famous missionary's life and work takes us deep into the "dark continent" of nineteenth-century Africa, where he labored to bring "Christianity, commerce and civilization." A national hero in Victorian Britain, Livingstone earned fame as an explorer and scientific investigator, an antislavery crusader, and imperial reformer, as well as in the role of a Protestant missionary and martyr who eventually died in Africa of malaria. "In those forty years great and astounding changes have been witnessed in the Continent which is associated with his fame..
      Written just forty years after David Livingstone's death, this admiring account of the famous missionary's life and work takes us deep into the "dark continent" of nineteenth-century Africa, where he labored to bring "Christianity, commerce and civilization." A national hero in Victorian Britain, Livingstone earned fame as an explorer and scientific investigator, an antislavery crusader, and imperial reformer, as well as in the role of a Protestant missionary and martyr who eventually died in Africa of malaria. "In those forty years great and astounding changes have been witnessed in the Continent which is associated with his fame.. But nothing that has happened since has diminished by a single laurel the wreath he won, and will wear for ever.. Livingstone is greatest, not as a scientist, nor an explorer, but as a man and a missionary- ." (from the book).

  • Title : The lost girls : the true story of the Cleveland abductions and the incredible rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus
    The lost girls : the true story of the Cleveland abductions and the incredible rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus
    • Author : Glatt, John.
    • Narrator : Shaun Grindell. (Male)
    • System Number : E13208
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      New York Times bestselling crime writer John Glatt tells the true story behind the kidnappings and long-overdue rescue of three women found in a Cleveland basement.
      New York Times bestselling crime writer John Glatt tells the true story behind the kidnappings and long-overdue rescue of three women found in a Cleveland basement. The Lost Girls tells the truly amazing story of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who were kidnapped, imprisoned, and repeatedly raped and beaten in a Cleveland house for over a decade by Ariel Castro, and their amazing escape in May 2013, which made headlines all over the world. The book has an exclusive interview and photographs of Ariel Castro's secret fiance, who spent many romantic nights in his house of horror, without realizing he had bound and chained captives just a few feet away. There are also revealing interviews with several Castro family members, musician friends and several neighbors who witnessed the dramatic rescue.

  • Title : Queen Elizabeth : the Queen Mother
    Queen Elizabeth : the Queen Mother
    • Author : Shawcross, William
    • Narrator : William Shawcross. (Male)
    • System Number : E13218
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Abridged by Yvonne Antrobus.
      Abridged by Yvonne Antrobus. Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes Lyon, the youngest daughter of the Earl of Strathmore, was born on 4 August 1900. It might reasonably have been expected that she would lead a life of ease and privilege, but few could have imagined the profound effect she would have on Britain and its people. Her life spanned the whole of the 20th century and this official biography tells not only her story, but that of the country she loved so devotedly. Drawing on her private correspondence and other unpublished material from the Royal Archives, William Shawcross vividly reveals the witty girl who endeared herself to soldiers convalescing at Glamis in the First World War, through to the Queen Mother, representing the nation at home and abroad throughout her widowhood. It is the definitive portrait of a remarkable woman.

  • Title : The tipping point : how little things can make a big difference
    The tipping point : how little things can make a big difference
    • Author : Gladwell, Malcolm
    • Narrator : Cornelius Garrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13221
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Sociology.
    • Summary :
      New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in our society so often happen suddenly and unexpectedly.
      New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in our society so often happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Ideas, behavior, messages, and products, he argues, often spread like outbreaks of infectious disease. These are social epidemics, and the moment when they take off, when they reach their critical mass, is the Tipping Point.

  • Title : I reach for the stars
    I reach for the stars
    • Author : Cartland, Barbara
    • Narrator : Judy Meagher. (Female)
    • System Number : E13244
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Dame Barbara takes the reader on a fascinating journey through episodes from her life.
      Dame Barbara takes the reader on a fascinating journey through episodes from her life.

  • Title : Left for dead : a true story of resilience and courage
    Left for dead : a true story of resilience and courage
    • Author : Barlow, Samantha.
    • Narrator : Miranda Nation. (Female)
    • System Number : E13256
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Samantha Barlow, policewoman and mother of two young children, was brutally attacked with a brick on her way to work at Kings Cross Police Station and left for dead.
      Samantha Barlow, policewoman and mother of two young children, was brutally attacked with a brick on her way to work at Kings Cross Police Station and left for dead. Her injuries were horrendous, and she came close to death. She went through twenty-two months of rehab, for both physical and head-trauma injuries, and finally triumphantly returned to work. Her attacker was eventually caught after an extensive manhunt. Samantha's husband Laurence, an inspector, documented their journey. The book is partly an insider's view of policing in inner-city Sydney and partly a story of inspirational recovery. The couple speak of their ordeal and survival, and the personal price they've paid to be in the police force.

  • Title : Mailman of the Birdsville Track : the story of Tom Kruse
    Mailman of the Birdsville Track : the story of Tom Kruse
    • Author : Weidenbach, Kristin.
    • Narrator : Peter Hosking. (Male)
    • System Number : E13261
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      The Birdsville Track is one of the best known, and loneliest, tracks in Australia, and for twenty years Tom Kruse was the mailman, battling the searing heat, floods and mechanical breakdowns.
      The Birdsville Track is one of the best known, and loneliest, tracks in Australia, and for twenty years Tom Kruse was the mailman, battling the searing heat, floods and mechanical breakdowns. He made the run every fortnight, and was a lifeline to the isolated settlements and stations along the way, delivering everything from letters to essential supplies. The Track is still just that, a track through the desert and sandhills. Tom began in the days before reliable vehicles, good communication and air access in case of emergency. He made running repairs of his truck, he loaded and unloaded tons of stores to ferry his cargo across flooded creeks. He kept people in touch with the outside world, and was sometimes caught up in the grief of a lonely death.

  • 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 : The Lucy family alphabet
    The Lucy family alphabet
    • Author : Lucy, Judith.
    • Narrator : Judith Lucy. (Female)
    • System Number : E13303
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Judith Lucy has been cracking jokes about her parents for years.
      Judith Lucy has been cracking jokes about her parents for years. But when a birth relative's casual comment implied that she despised them, Judith was shocked. Sure, she had been talking about Ann and Tony Lucy like they were one-dimensional Irish nutbags who'd ruined her life for years, but there was always more to them and her own feelings than that...

  • Title : Quest in paradise
    Quest in paradise
    • Author : Attenborough, David
    • Narrator : David Attenborough. (Male)
    • System Number : E13309
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Voyages.
    • Summary :
      Following his expedition to Indonesia, as told in Zoo Quest for a Dragon, David Attenborough's next animal collecting and filming trip was to New Guinea, home of the exotic Birds of Paradise.
      Following his expedition to Indonesia, as told in Zoo Quest for a Dragon, David Attenborough's next animal collecting and filming trip was to New Guinea, home of the exotic Birds of Paradise. The quest demanded hazardous treks across treacherous terrain in the Jimi Valley and on the edges of uncharted territory. But the arduous adventures were finally rewarded when, in front of the camera, a Count Raggi's Bird of Paradise enthralled him with its frenzied dance. In this audio release, David tells of his adventures during the trip.

  • Title : Beyond the White House : waging peace, fighting disease, building hope
    Beyond the White House : waging peace, fighting disease, building hope
    • Author : Carter, Jimmy.
    • Narrator : Jimmy Carter.
    • System Number : E13312
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      The former president discusses the initiatives that he has undertaken since leaving the White House, including leading peacekeeping efforts for Ethiopia, North Korea, and Haiti, and establishing the Carter Center to help fight neglected diseases.
      The former president discusses the initiatives that he has undertaken since leaving the White House, including leading peacekeeping efforts for Ethiopia, North Korea, and Haiti, and establishing the Carter Center to help fight neglected diseases.

  • Title : Charles Kingsford Smith and those magnificent men
    Charles Kingsford Smith and those magnificent men
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter.
    • Narrator : Richard Aspel. (Male)
    • System Number : E13314
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 26 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Known to millions of Australians simply as 'Smithy', Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends.
      Known to millions of Australians simply as 'Smithy', Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends. In an era in which aviators were superstars, Smithy was among the greatest and, throughout his amazing career, his fame in Australia was matched only by that of Don Bradman. Among other achievements, Kingsford Smith was the first person to fly across the Pacific, he broke the record for the fastest flight from England to Australia, and at one point he held more long-distance flying records than anyone else on the planet. If that wasn't enough, Smithy was also a war hero, receiving the Military Cross for gallantry in action after being shot - and losing three toes - during one of many flying missions during World War I. Smithy was not the lone adventurer of the skies. Early aviation drew to it a company of daredevils who all challenged gravity and fear. This comprehensive biography, written with typical flair by bestselling author Peter FitzSimons, covers the triumphs and tragedies of not only Kingsford Smith's daring and controversial life but also those of his companion aviators.

  • Title : Beasts in my belfry
    Beasts in my belfry
    • Author : Durrell, Gerald.
    • Narrator : Nigel Davenport. (Male)
    • System Number : E13319
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      In this book Gerald Durrell takes his first step towards fulfilling his ambition to become a conservationist as a student keeper at Whipsnade Park in 1945.
      In this book Gerald Durrell takes his first step towards fulfilling his ambition to become a conservationist as a student keeper at Whipsnade Park in 1945. The eager young Durrell observes his co-workers and animal charges alike, including Albert, the ventriloquist lion, who amuses himself by jumping out at people. Whether getting dirty mucking out the buffalo enclosure or attempting to cajole a skittish gnu into a transportation crate, life in the zoo is certainly never boring.

  • Title : Bud : a life
    Bud : a life
    • Author : Tingwell, Charles.
    • Narrator : Charles Bud Tingwell. (Male)
    • System Number : E13322
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Charles 'Bud' Tingwell is one of Australia's best-loved actors.
      Charles 'Bud' Tingwell is one of Australia's best-loved actors. His career has spanned over fifty years, from glamorous post-war Hollywood, to London in the swinging sixties, to some of Australia's favourite film and stage productions.

  • Title : My name is Mahtob
    My name is Mahtob
    • Author : Mahmoody, Mahtob
    • Narrator : Kristen James. (Female)
    • System Number : E13335
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      The author tells the story of her and her mother's escape from an abusive, fanatical Iranian father when she was six, as well as how she lived her subsequent life under the shadow of fear of her menacing father, and eventually was healed by her faith in God.
      The author tells the story of her and her mother's escape from an abusive, fanatical Iranian father when she was six, as well as how she lived her subsequent life under the shadow of fear of her menacing father, and eventually was healed by her faith in God.

  • Title : Killing Kennedy : the end of Camelot
    Killing Kennedy : the end of Camelot
    • Author : O'Reilly, Bill.
    • Narrator : Bill O'Reilly. (Male)
    • System Number : E13340
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent the nation into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath.
      The brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent the nation into the cataclysmic division of the Vietnam War and its culture-changing aftermath.

  • Title : Killers of the flower moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI
    Killers of the flower moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI
    • Author : Grann, David
    • Narrator : Will Patton, Ann Marie Lee, and Danny Campbell. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13341
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma.
      In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were shot and poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances. In Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann revisits a shocking series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered in cold blood. Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals.

  • Title : Life stories
    Life stories
    • Author : Attenborough, David
    • Narrator : David Attenborough. (Male)
    • System Number : E13350
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Science
    • Summary :
      The complete BBC Radio 4 series written and presented by Sir David Attenborough featuring all twenty episodes about some of the strangest plants and creatures from around the world.
      The complete BBC Radio 4 series written and presented by Sir David Attenborough featuring all twenty episodes about some of the strangest plants and creatures from around the world. One of the nation's most popular presenters examines twenty marvels of the natural world from his extraordinary and pioneering experiences.

  • Title : New life stories
    New life stories
    • Author : Attenborough, David
    • Narrator : David Attenborough. (Male)
    • System Number : E13353
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Science.
    • Summary :
      New Life Stories is the second installment of Sir David's look back at the wildlife that has captured his imagination and enthusiasm over his distinguished career.
      New Life Stories is the second installment of Sir David's look back at the wildlife that has captured his imagination and enthusiasm over his distinguished career. It is a fascinating trip around the world in search of extraordinary plants, animals, and people, in the company of this wonderful communicator. Sir David shares his thoughts on a whole range of topics, from animals like the Kiwi, the Cuckoo, and the Chameleon, to flora like Charnia and the canopy, and even other famous British naturalists, like the evolutionary biologist Alfred Russel Wallace.

  • Title : Proof of heaven : a neurosurgeon's journey into the afterlife
    Proof of heaven : a neurosurgeon's journey into the afterlife
    • Author : Alexander, Eben
    • Narrator : Eben Alexander. (Male)
    • System Number : E13355
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Eminent neurosurgeon Dr Eben Alexander's unwavering belief in evidence-based medicine fuelled a career in the top medical institutions of the world - But all this was set to change - One morning in 2008 he fell into a coma after suffering a rare form of bacterial meningitis - Scans of his brain revealed massive damage - He was not expected to survive.
      Eminent neurosurgeon Dr Eben Alexander's unwavering belief in evidence-based medicine fuelled a career in the top medical institutions of the world - But all this was set to change - One morning in 2008 he fell into a coma after suffering a rare form of bacterial meningitis - Scans of his brain revealed massive damage - He was not expected to survive. As his family prepared themselves for the worst, something miraculous happened. Dr Alexander's brain went from near total inactivity to awakening. He woke a changed man. Certain of the infinite reach of the soul, he was certain of a life beyond death. This is his minute-by-minute account of his own near-death experience, and what he discovered in the heavenly realm beyond life.

  • Title : Letter to my daughter
    Letter to my daughter
    • Author : Angelou, Maya
    • Narrator : Maya Angelou. (Female)
    • System Number : E13358
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning.
      Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categories: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight. Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude: how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas, taken in at thirteen by her more worldly and less religious mother, and grew to be an awkward, six-foot-tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift, a son.

  • Title : Heavier than heaven : a biography of Kurt Cobain
    Heavier than heaven : a biography of Kurt Cobain
    • Author : Cross, Charles R.
    • Narrator : LIoyd James. (Male)
    • System Number : E13359
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Kurt Cobain, who committed suicide in 1993, was an opaque mixture of sensitivity, creativity, ambition, and morbid gloom.
      Kurt Cobain, who committed suicide in 1993, was an opaque mixture of sensitivity, creativity, ambition, and morbid gloom. With his band, Nirvana, he changed the face of 1990s rock music. Cross covers all the major bases in the Cobain saga, also delving into some of the singer's darker corners, with friends' accounts of his increasingly fraught teen years contrasting with his relatives' stories of his essentially sunny early childhood.

  • Title : In search of recognition : the Leo Stach Story
    In search of recognition : the Leo Stach Story
    • Author : Collison, Kerry B.
    • Narrator : Ruth Walker. (Female)
    • System Number : E13361
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      A biographical account of extraordinary events in the career of Leo W.
      A biographical account of extraordinary events in the career of Leo W. Stach, an expatriate geologist, during war and peace in the Western Pacific region, based on official documents as well as personal written records, together with his recollections, as narrated to the author, Kerry B. Collison, during a series of recorded interviews from December 1996 to June 1997.

  • Title : The longest winter : the Battle of the Bulge and the epic story of World War II's most decorated platoon
    The longest winter : the Battle of the Bulge and the epic story of World War II's most decorated platoon
    • Author : Kershaw, Alex.
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner. (Male)
    • System Number : E13380
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      World War II, the German Army attacking, during the Battle of the Bulge.
      World War II, the German Army attacking, during the Battle of the Bulge. Taken by surprise, the allies ordered all troops to hold their line at all costs. The US 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division followed orders. Usually a reconnaissance group, these redoubtable men engaged in deadly combat until they ran out of ammunition. The whole platoon was captured, but only after they had held a crucial road junction long enough to seriously delay Joachim Pieper's SS battle group. By allowing the allies to regroup, they probably changed the course of this battle. The story shows their training prior to the engagement and their life in prison camps afterwards.

  • Title : The man who left too soon : the life and works of Stieg Larsson
    The man who left too soon : the life and works of Stieg Larsson
    • Author : Forshaw, Barry.
    • Narrator : Stanley McGeagh.
    • System Number : E13381
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Stieg Larsson's three novels are violent, terrifying, brilliantly written, and have sold millions of copies around the world, but Stieg Larrson was not able to witness their international success.
      Stieg Larsson's three novels are violent, terrifying, brilliantly written, and have sold millions of copies around the world, but Stieg Larrson was not able to witness their international success. Since he died in 2004, the author of the Millennium trilogy has received international fame with dizzying speed.

  • Title : Boy, lost : a family memoir
    Boy, lost : a family memoir
    • Author : Olsson, Kristina
    • Narrator : Kaye Stevenson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13406
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Kristina Olsson's mother lost her infant son, Peter, when he was snatched from her arms as she boarded a train in the hot summer of 1950.
      Kristina Olsson's mother lost her infant son, Peter, when he was snatched from her arms as she boarded a train in the hot summer of 1950. She was young and frightened, trying to escape a brutal marriage, but despite the violence and cruelty she'd endured, she was not prepared for this final blow, this breathtaking punishment. Yvonne would not see her son again for nearly 40 years. Kristina was the first child of her mother's subsequent, much gentler marriage and, like her siblings, grew up unaware of the reasons behind her mother's sorrow, though Peter's absence resounded through the family, marking each one. Yvonne dreamt of her son by day and by night, while Peter grew up a thousand miles and a lifetime away, dreaming of his missing mother.

  • Title : Head over heels : a story of tragedy, triumph and romance in the Australian bush
    Head over heels : a story of tragedy, triumph and romance in the Australian bush
    • Author : Bailey, Sam.
    • Narrator : William McInnes. (Male)
    • System Number : E13416
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      When Sam Bailey was nineteen-years-old, he miscalculated a bend in the road, overturned his ute and became a quadriplegic.
      When Sam Bailey was nineteen-years-old, he miscalculated a bend in the road, overturned his ute and became a quadriplegic. After months of physical and emotional struggle, he resumed his life as a farmer. Then he met and fell in love with Jenny Black, an ABC Rural journalist, proposed to her on air, and the rest is radio history.

  • Title : Seriously... I'm kidding
    Seriously... I'm kidding
    • Author : DeGeneres, Ellen.
    • Narrator : Ellen DeGeneres (Female)
    • System Number : E13427
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      I've experienced a whole lot the last few years and I have a lot to share.
      I've experienced a whole lot the last few years and I have a lot to share. So I hope that you'll take a moment to sit back, relax and enjoy the words I've put together for you in this book. I think you'll find I've left no stone unturned, no door unopened, no window unbroken, no rug unvacuumed, no ivories untickled. What I'm saying is, let us begin, shall we?

  • Title : The ghost at the wedding
    The ghost at the wedding
    • Author : Walker, Shirley
    • Narrator : Kate Hood. (Female)
    • System Number : E13435
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      This is the story of young Australian men who went to the battlefields of two world wars.
      This is the story of young Australian men who went to the battlefields of two world wars. Its perspective focuses on the author's mother-in-law, Jessie, whose brother was killed in World War I. Her sweetheart was seriously wounded, and his two brothers were also killed.

  • Title : The art detective : fakes, frauds and finds and the search for lost treasures
    The art detective : fakes, frauds and finds and the search for lost treasures
    • Author : Mould, Philip
    • Narrator : James Langton. (Male)
    • System Number : E13443
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Philip Mould, one of the world's foremost authorities on British portraiture and an irreverent and delightful expert for the Antiques Roadshow, serves up his secrets and his best stories, blending the technical details of art detection and restoration with juicy tales peopled by a range of eccentric collectors, scholars, forgers, and opportunities.
      Philip Mould, one of the world's foremost authorities on British portraiture and an irreverent and delightful expert for the Antiques Roadshow, serves up his secrets and his best stories, blending the technical details of art detection and restoration with juicy tales peopled by a range of eccentric collectors, scholars, forgers, and opportunities. Originally published: Sleuth : the amazing quest for lost art treasures.

  • Title : 50 years of silence
    50 years of silence
    • Author : Ruff-O'Herne, Jan
    • Narrator : Beverley Dunn. (Female)
    • System Number : E13450
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Autobiographies.
      Autobiographies. World War, 1939-1945. Jan Ruff-O'Herne's powerful memoir of her time as a Japanese "comfort woman" during World War II and her journey to recovery and forgiveness. Jan has been recognised by the Australian and Dutch governments and was awarded the 2002 RSL Anzac Peace Prize for her work on behalf of war-time sex slaves. The long idyllic summer of Jan Ruff-O'Herne's childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia ended in 1942 with the Japanese invasion of Java. She was interned in Ambarawa Prison Camp, along with her mother and two younger sisters. In February 1944, when Jan was 21, her life was torn apart. Along with nine other young women, all of them virgins, she was plucked from the camp and her family, and enslaved into prostitution by the Japanese Imperial Army.

  • Title : Awaken your inner goddess : guided self-hypnosis
    Awaken your inner goddess : guided self-hypnosis
    • Author : Lordi, Giovanni
    • Narrator : Giovanni Lordi.
    • System Number : E13457
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 36 minutes
    • Genre : Self-development.
    • Summary :
      Giovanni made this hypnosis session specifically for women of any age.
      Giovanni made this hypnosis session specifically for women of any age. It is an empowering process to help you connect with your feminine spirit and balance/restore all parts of you as one. The program will work within your own individual rhythms, helping you shape and adapt to exactly what you wish to achieve.

  • Title : Hypnoquit : how to break free of any addiction - for ever
    Hypnoquit : how to break free of any addiction - for ever
    • Author : Hepburn, Susan
    • Narrator : Susan Hepburn.
    • System Number : E13458
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      A package offering a simple, effective self-hypnosis technique that has helped thousands of people become free of their addictive behaviour and can help you quit for good, too.
      A package offering a simple, effective self-hypnosis technique that has helped thousands of people become free of their addictive behaviour and can help you quit for good, too.

  • 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 : Working class boy
    Working class boy
    • Author : Barnes, Jimmy
    • Narrator : Jimmy Barnes. (Male)
    • System Number : E13473
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Working Class Boy is a powerful reflection on a traumatic and violent childhood, which fuelled the excess and recklessness that would define, but almost destroy, the rock'n'roll legend.
      Working Class Boy is a powerful reflection on a traumatic and violent childhood, which fuelled the excess and recklessness that would define, but almost destroy, the rock'n'roll legend. This is the story of how James Swan became Jimmy Barnes. It is a memoir burning with the frustration and frenetic energy of teenage sex, drugs, violence and ambition for more than what you have. Raw, gritty, compassionate, surprising and darkly funny - Jimmy Barnes's childhood memoir is at once the story of migrant dreams fulfilled and dashed. Arriving in Australia in the Summer of 1962, things went from bad to worse for the Swan family - Dot, Jim and their six kids. The scramble to manage in the tough northern suburbs of Adelaide in the 60s would take its toll on the Swans as dwindling money, too much alcohol, and fraying tempers gave way to violence and despair. This is the story a family's collapse, but also a young boy's dream to escape the misery of the suburbs with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to join a rock n roll band and get out of town for good.

  • Title : The mascot : the extraordinary story of a young Jewish boy and an SS extermination squad
    The mascot : the extraordinary story of a young Jewish boy and an SS extermination squad
    • Author : Kurzem, Mark
    • Narrator : David Tredinnick. (Male)
    • System Number : E13479
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Mark Kurzem was happily ensconced in his academic life at Oxford when his father, Alex, showed up on his doorstep with a terrible secret to tell.
      Mark Kurzem was happily ensconced in his academic life at Oxford when his father, Alex, showed up on his doorstep with a terrible secret to tell. As a five-year-old during the Second World War, Alex Kurzem had watched from a tree as the entire Jewish population of his village, including his family, were murdered by a German-led execution squad. He scavenged in the forests of Russia for several months before falling into the hands of a Latvian police brigade that later became an SS company. After one soldier discovered this young boy was actually Jewish, Alex was made to promise never to reveal his true identity - to forget his old life, his family, and even his name. The young boy became the company's mascot and part of the Nazi propaganda machine responsible for killing his own people. Fearful of being discovered-as either a Jew or a Nazi-Alex kept the secret of his childhood, even from his loving wife and children. But he grew increasingly tormented and became determined to uncover his Jewish roots and the story of his past. Shunned by a local Holocaust organization, he reached out to his son Mark for help in reclaiming his identity.

  • Title : Alien intrusion : UFOs and the evolution connection
    Alien intrusion : UFOs and the evolution connection
    • Author : Bates, Gary
    • Narrator : Steven Fazekas.
    • System Number : E13480
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Religion.
    • Summary :
      Most people at one time or another have probably been curious to know, "What could account for all of those strange objects in the sky that many credible witnesses see?" Or, what about the modern mystery of alien abductions and stories of visitations by beings claiming to be from other planets or star systems?
      Most people at one time or another have probably been curious to know, "What could account for all of those strange objects in the sky that many credible witnesses see?" Or, what about the modern mystery of alien abductions and stories of visitations by beings claiming to be from other planets or star systems? Are aliens really making contact with human beings? Is it important anyway? At last, an easy-to-understand book traces the history of this strange phenomenon utilizing the research of many of the "heavyweights" of UFOlogy -- and it's been making sense to a lot of people. This is a book for everyone. The author's research and conclusions will surprise you and challenge your thinking, not just about UFOs, but about the nature of life itself. This is a landmark volume that brings together the most important evidences, coming to conclusions far more sinister -- yet profound -- than most could imagine. - Publisher.

  • Title : Up from slavery
    Up from slavery
    • Author : Washington, Booker T.
    • Narrator : Mark Nelson.
    • System Number : E13481
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T.
      Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington sharing his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama to help black people learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students.

  • Title : Gallipoli
    Gallipoli
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter.
    • Narrator : Robert Meldrum.
    • System Number : E13484
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 26 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure the sea route between Britain and France in the west and Russia in the east.
      On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure the sea route between Britain and France in the west and Russia in the east. After eight months of terrible fighting, they would fail. Turkey regards the victory to this day as a defining moment in its history, a heroic last stand in the defence of the nation's Ottoman Empire. But, counter-intuitively, it would signify something perhaps even greater for the defeated Australians and New Zealanders involved: the birth of their countries' sense of nationhood. The Gallipoli campaign, commemorated each year on Anzac Day, reverberates with importance as the origin and symbol of Australian and New Zealand identity. As such, the facts of the battle, which was minor against the scale of the First World War and cost less than a sixth of the Australian deaths on the Western Front, are often forgotten or obscured. Peter FitzSimons, with his trademark vibrancy and expert melding of writing and research, recreates the disaster as experienced by those who endured it or perished in the attempt.

  • Title : Not your average nurse : the entertaining true story of a student nurse in 1970s London
    Not your average nurse : the entertaining true story of a student nurse in 1970s London
    • Author : Groff, Maggie.
    • Narrator : Catherine Milte. (Female)
    • System Number : E13512
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      'Over time, I nursed victims of war, the posh, the poor, the famous and the infamous ...
      'Over time, I nursed victims of war, the posh, the poor, the famous and the infamous ... Oh, the stories I can tell!' To a young girl the life of a student nurse sounds exciting, but with long hours and short shrift it's never easy. So when Maggie Groff embarks as a student nurse at London's King's College Hospital she must quickly get to grips with the demands of her chosen career. It's sink or swim. In a delightful romp through time, played out against the march of feminism and the fashion, music and movies of almost half a century ago, we follow Maggie's highs and lows as with trial and much error she becomes a highly skilled nurse and sets sail for a new life in Australia. From the watchful gaze of stern ward sisters and the ordeals of nursing at a poor housing estate to becoming an industrial nurse at the iconic Sydney Opera House, Maggie shares her stories of mistakes and mayhem, tea and sympathy, and the life-affirming moments that make it all worthwhile.

  • Title : 3 Para
    3 Para
    • Author : Bishop, Patrick.
    • Narrator : Michael Tudor Barnes. (Male)
    • System Number : E13517
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In April 2006, the elite 3 Para Battle Group was despatched to Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan.
      In April 2006, the elite 3 Para Battle Group was despatched to Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. They were tasked with providing security to reconstruction efforts - a deployment it was hoped would pass off without a single shot being fired. In fact, over the six months that they were there, the soldiers saw near continuous combat in what would become one of the most extraordinary campaigns ever fought by British troops. With exclusive access to the soldiers involved, Patrick Bishop tells the stories of the men and women who took part in this largely unreported saga, whose tales of courage and endurance provide an unforgettable portrait of a remarkable band of warriors.

  • Title : Poster girl
    Poster girl
    • Author : Cole, Beccy.
    • Narrator : Beccy Cole. (Female)
    • System Number : E13519
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Daughter of country music star Carole Sturtzel, Beccy Cole is one of the most popular country singer-songwriters in Australia today.
      Daughter of country music star Carole Sturtzel, Beccy Cole is one of the most popular country singer-songwriters in Australia today. With refreshing candour, Beccy shares her story. Her marriage and motherhood, becoming a single mother and maintaining the nurturing love of family. Performing for the Australian troops in Afghanistan. Coming out, and what it has meant for her and her fans. Taking control of her own life - and finding love. Heartfelt and honest, Poster Girl is the inspirational memoir of a strong woman who epitomises the authentic spirit of country music, and of Australia.

  • Title : Eat right for your type : the individualized diet solution to staying healthy, living longer & achieving your ideal weight
    Eat right for your type : the individualized diet solution to staying healthy, living longer & achieving your ideal weight
    • Author : D'Adamo, Peter.
    • Narrator : Polly Adams. (Female)
    • System Number : E13527
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 58 minutes 44 seconds
    • Genre : Health.
    • Summary :
      Noted naturopathic physician Dr.
      Noted naturopathic physician Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo introduces a revolutionary new way to eat and life. In Eat right for your type, he explains his groundbreaking diet plan by blood type. Our blood type is a road map to our inner chemistry -- and each blood type processes food, handles stress, and fights disease differently. Find out what you should be eating and how you should exercise in accord with your own type.

  • 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 : The ship that never was : the greatest escape story of Australian colonial history
    The ship that never was : the greatest escape story of Australian colonial history
    • Author : Courtenay, Adam
    • Narrator : John Eastman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13561
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In 1823, Cockney sailor and chancer James Porter was convicted of stealing a stack of beaver furs and transported halfway around the world to Van Diemen's Land.
      In 1823, Cockney sailor and chancer James Porter was convicted of stealing a stack of beaver furs and transported halfway around the world to Van Diemen's Land. After several escape attempts from the notorious penal colony, Porter, who told authorities he was a 'beer-machine maker', was sent to Sarah Island, known in Van Diemen's Land as hell on earth. Many had tried to escape Sarah Island; few had succeeded. But when Governor George Arthur announced that the place would be closed and its prisoners moved to the new penal station of Port Arthur, Porter, along with a motley crew of other prisoners, pulled off an audacious escape. Wresting control of the ship they'd been building to transport them to their fresh hell, the escapees instead sailed all the way to Chile. What happened next is stranger than fiction, a fitting outcome for this true-life picaresque tale. The Ship That Never Was is the entertaining and rollicking story of what is surely the greatest escape in Australian colonial history. James Porter, whose memoirs were the inspiration for Marcus Clarke's For the Term of his Natural Life, is an original Australian larrikin whose ingenuity, gift of the gab and refusal to buckle under authority make him an irresistible anti-hero who deserves a place in our history.

  • 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 man whose mother was a pirate, & Pirates
    The man whose mother was a pirate, & Pirates
    • Author : Mahy, Margaret.
    • Narrator : Geoff Cartwright. (Male)
    • System Number : E4010
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 31 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Contents: The man whose mother was a pirate, by Margaret Mahy; Pirates, by Colin and Jacqui Hawkins.
      Contents: The man whose mother was a pirate, by Margaret Mahy; Pirates, by Colin and Jacqui Hawkins. In the first story: A man gives up his office job and runs off to sea with his old mother who used to be a pirate. While the second story takes a humorous look at a pirates's life on the seven seas. Also included is a brief biographical sketch of some famous pirates, for example, Blackbeard.

  • Title : Precious and the mystery of Meerkat Hill
    Precious and the mystery of Meerkat Hill
    • Author : McCall Smith, Alexander
    • Narrator : Adjoa Andoh. (Female)
    • System Number : E12972
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries.
      Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries. Here in this delightful, new, enchanting tale for children, we see how the young Precious became the crafty and intuitive private investigator we all know and love!

  • Title : Hairy Maclary and friends : a collection of eleven favourite stories
    Hairy Maclary and friends : a collection of eleven favourite stories
    • Author : Dodd, Lynley
    • Narrator : Kyle Pryor. (Male)
    • System Number : E13048
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 32 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Since the book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy was first published in 1983, Hairy Maclary and his friends have become firm favourites with children all over the world.
      Since the book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy was first published in 1983, Hairy Maclary and his friends have become firm favourites with children all over the world. This collection brings together Hairy Maclary's friends into a single audiobook. Contents: Slinky Malinki -- Slinky Malinki, open the door -- Slinky Malinki catflaps -- Slinky Malinki's Christmas crackers -- Slinky Malinki, early bird -- Schnitzel von Krumm's basketwork -- Schnitzel von Krumm forget-me-not -- Schnitzel von Krumm, dogs never climb trees -- Scarface Claw -- Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack -- Zachary Quack Minimonster.

  • Title : Lily alone
    Lily alone
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson (Female)
    • System Number : E13050
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lily isn't home alone - but she sort of wishes she was; looking after her three younger siblings is a lot of responsibility.
      Lily isn't home alone - but she sort of wishes she was; looking after her three younger siblings is a lot of responsibility. When Mum goes off on holiday with her new boyfriend & her stepdad fails to show up, Lily is determined to keep the family together and show they can cope without any grown-ups. But taking care of 6-year-old twins, her 3-year-old sister and the family's flat feels overwhelming and Lily is worried that school or social services might discover their situation and break up the family. What could be better than to take all the little ones for a camping adventure in the park? Plenty of space to run about, no carpet to vacuum, and surely no chance anyone will guess they're there.

  • Title : The worst thing about my sister
    The worst thing about my sister
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13053
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Marty and her big sister Melissa couldn't be more different, and they just don't get along.
      Marty and her big sister Melissa couldn't be more different, and they just don't get along. Marty is a messy tomboy and loves animals, snuggling up in her cosy, comfy den and drawing her comics, especially her favourite character, the brilliant Mighty Mart. So living with pink, girlie, super-annoying Melissa has never been easy. But things are about to get much worse. When Mum's new dress-making business takes off, she needs a spare room in the house to use for her sewing. For the first time ever, Marty and Melissa have to share a room. The girls are soon fighting every single day. But when an everyday argument goes horribly wrong, will Marty realise just how much her big sister really means to her?

  • Title : Once
    Once
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13132
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Felix can't stop wondering what has happened to his parents.
      Felix can't stop wondering what has happened to his parents. He's been living in an orphanage in the mountains for over three years now, and they still haven't come to get him. When men arrive one day and start burning the orphanage's books, Felix is upset and can't understand what is happening. But this is Poland in 1942 and the men are Nazis, come to burn Jewish books. Fearing for his Jewish bookseller parents, Felix escapes and embarks on a dangerous mission across Nazi-occupied Poland, determined to warn his parents about what is going on.

  • Title : Bindi wildlife adventures. Books 1-8
    Bindi wildlife adventures. Books 1-8
    • Author : Irwin, Bindi
    • Narrator : Miranda Nation and Bindi Irwin. (Female)
    • System Number : E13142
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Trouble at the Zoo: Bindi's birthday party at Australia Zoo is going to be HUGE.
      Trouble at the Zoo: Bindi's birthday party at Australia Zoo is going to be HUGE. Game Over!: Bindi and her friend are on a horse-riding trek in South Africa when they discover that the breeding sanctuary for the giant sable antelope is more like a game reserve for tourists with big guns. Bushfire!: While on an early morning bushwalk, Bindi and her best friend notice smoke on the horizon. Bushfire! Camouflage: Bindi, Robert and Terri have been invited to Singapore for the opening of a new reptile park! A Whale of a time: Bindi takes a pair of troublesome English twins out for a whale-watching trip. Roar!: Bindi, Robert and Terri are on their way to Sumatra to collect three gorgeous tiger cubs to take back with them to Australia Zoo. Croc Capers: When Bindi and Robert chance upon a campsite set up by a father and daughter they set about discovering the real reason behind their trip to the reserve. Surfing with the Turtles: Bindi and her friend, Kelly, are on a surfing tour in Mexico and the United States.

  • Title : Water wings
    Water wings
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Mary-Anne Fahey. (Female)
    • System Number : E13144
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Where do you get a top grandmother at short notice?
      Where do you get a top grandmother at short notice? It's not easy, but Pearl's got Winston to help her, and you can do anything when your best friend is the world's brainiest guinea pig. Then Pearl meets Gran and the surprises begin.

  • Title : Vicky angel
    Vicky angel
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Eve Best. (Female)
    • System Number : E13146
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      After her lifelong best friend Vicky dies, Jade struggles with grief, guilt, and the domineering personality of Vicky's ghost. 10 years+
      After her lifelong best friend Vicky dies, Jade struggles with grief, guilt, and the domineering personality of Vicky's ghost. 10 years+

  • Title : Vet volunteers : books 1-3
    Vet volunteers : books 1-3
    • Author : Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    • Narrator : Emma Woodbine; Lauren Davis; Adam Campbell. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13147
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Vet Volunteers are a group of ordinary kids with a special job helping animals at a veterinary clinic!
      The Vet Volunteers are a group of ordinary kids with a special job helping animals at a veterinary clinic! From saving puppies in Pennsylvania to helping manatees in Florida, the Vet Volunteers work with all kinds of animals and have great times with their best friends. "Fight for Life"Maggie MacKenzie is great with dogs, but her homework is out of control. Dr. Mac, her veterinarian grandmother, puts her on a short leash until her grades improve. Four new volunteers show up to help Gran in the clinic, but none of them knows a boxer from a pug. When the clinic is flooded with sick and dying puppies, Maggie has to find a way to help, no matter what Gran says. Maggie is sure it can t be a coincidence somebody must be running a puppy mill. If she doesn t find it soon, more puppies will die! "Homeless"Cats love Sunita Patel, and she loves them back. Since her mother won t let her have a kitty of her own, finding a feral cat colony is a dream come true. Ages 9+. Contents: Fight for Life, Homeless, Trickster.

  • Title : Treading water : Vet Volunteers series, Book 16
    Treading water : Vet Volunteers series, Book 16
    • Author : Anderson, Laurie Halse.
    • Narrator : Julia Farhat. (Female)
    • System Number : E13150
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      When the Vet Volunteers find some abandoned ducklings, they know there's no time to lose.
      When the Vet Volunteers find some abandoned ducklings, they know there's no time to lose. Without a mother, the ducklings must learn to swim on their own. But where did they come from? When Brenna and the rest of the Volunteers learn that the ducklings are abandoned Easter pets, they hatch a plan to educate their community about baby animals but they also must teach the ducklings to swim before it's too late.". Ages 9+

  • Title : Deadly! All six books in one!
    Deadly! All six books in one!
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris.
    • Narrator : Francis Greenslade & Melissa Eccleston. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13157
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sprocket's lost his memory; Amy's lost her dad.
      Sprocket's lost his memory; Amy's lost her dad. So now the two of them are on a quest that will take them to the weirdest nudist colony in the world--a hidden community whose dangerous experiments are keeping the nudists alive artificially. Now that their secret is out, are Amy and Sprocket's lives in peril? Contents: Nude; Brats; Stiff; Hunt; Grope; Pluck. Previously published as separate volumes.

  • Title : Diamond
    Diamond
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Emma Weaver (Female)
    • System Number : E13158
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Diamond wasn’t always a star.
      Diamond wasn’t always a star. Born to penniless parents who longed for a son, she was a dainty, delicate daughter, and a bitter disappointment. Discovering she has an extraordinary natural gift for acrobatics, Diamond tries to use her talent to earn a few pennies, but simply brings shame on her family. Then a mysterious stranger spots her performing on the street, and makes a deal with her father. Diamond is sold and is taken to become an acrobat at Tanglefield’s Travelling Circus. Her master is wicked and greedy. But there are true friends to be found at the circus: the gentle Mister Marvel; the kindly Madame Adeline; and the glorious Emerald Star, Tanglefield’s brand-new ringmaster, and Diamond’s heroine. The crowds adore her but when life at the circus becomes too dangerous to bear any longer, what will the future hold for Diamond? And will her beloved Emerald be a part of it?

  • Title : Connie and the water babies
    Connie and the water babies
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Bernard Cribbins. (Male)
    • System Number : E13161
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Connie's terrible fear of the water is made worse by the fact that her twin baby brother and sister are taking to it like proverbial ducks!
      Connie's terrible fear of the water is made worse by the fact that her twin baby brother and sister are taking to it like proverbial ducks! Everyone in the family tries to help Connie overcome her phobia, but when they start losing patience, there is a series of strange occurrences.

  • Title : Dustbin baby
    Dustbin baby
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Tessa Peake-Jones. (Female)
    • System Number : E13162
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      April knows she was abandoned in a rubbish bin as a newborn baby, fourteen years ago.
      April knows she was abandoned in a rubbish bin as a newborn baby, fourteen years ago. Now she's happily settled with her foster mother, Marion, but there's a part of April that's desperate to know where she really came from, and who she really is. If only she could remember her real mother, or even find her.

  • Title : Freaky families : two twisted tales and a whole lot of fun...
    Freaky families : two twisted tales and a whole lot of fun...
    • Author : Jones, Diana Wynne.
    • Narrator : Penelope Rawlins. (Female)
    • System Number : E13165
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two groups of children learn that while you can choose your friends, dealing with your family can make you wish you could choose a different one.
      Two groups of children learn that while you can choose your friends, dealing with your family can make you wish you could choose a different one. Stories: The four grannies; Auntie Bea's day out.

  • Title : Give peas a chance and other funny stories
    Give peas a chance and other funny stories
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris.
    • Narrator : Maurice Gleitzman & Ruth Schoenheimer. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13168
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fifteen clever tales, featuring a host of Morris's beloved characters and some new ones!
      Fifteen clever tales, featuring a host of Morris's beloved characters and some new ones! While Ginger and her dog, Anthony organise the ultimate party, Wilton the worm meets Aristotle the nose germ in an unexpected location and Ben tries to save the world by not eating his vegetables.

  • Title : Grace
    Grace
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris.
    • Narrator : Mary-Anne Fahey. (Female)
    • System Number : E13170
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Eleven-year-old Grace only knows one world - the world of her mum and dad and twin brothers, and the strict religious community they belong to.
      Eleven-year-old Grace only knows one world - the world of her mum and dad and twin brothers, and the strict religious community they belong to. But when her dad is thrown out of the church for asking questions, Grace is torn. How can she stay in the church and keep her family together?

  • Title : Hetty Feather : Hetty Feather series, Book 1
    Hetty Feather : Hetty Feather series, Book 1
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson, Finty Williams. (Female)
    • System Number : E13172
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      London, 1876.
      London, 1876. Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children, but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Life in the countryside is sometimes hard, but with her foster brothers, Jem and Gideon, Hetty helps in the fields and plays vivid imaginary games. Together they sneak off to visit the travelling circus, and Hetty is mesmerised by the show, especially the stunning Madame Adeline and her performing horses. But Hetty's happiness is threatened once more when she must return to the Foundling Hospital to begin her education. The new life of awful uniforms and terrible food is a struggle for her, and she desperately misses her beloved Jem. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be the wonderful Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty find the truth is even more surprising?

  • Title : Queenie
    Queenie
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Finty Williams (Female)
    • System Number : E13177
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      It’s 1953, the year Elizabeth is to be crowned Queen of England - Elsie Kettle can't wait to go to London to see the celebrations on Coronation Day - Elsie lives with her Nan, her mum works as a showgirl, so she's not around very often - Spirited and imaginative, but often lonely, Elsie longs for a best friend - Luckily, she and Nan are very close; Elsie just wishes she was allowed a cat to keep her company sometimes - Then tragedy strikes - Nan and Elsie both fall ill, and Elsie finds herself whisked away to the children's ward of the hospital.
      It’s 1953, the year Elizabeth is to be crowned Queen of England - Elsie Kettle can't wait to go to London to see the celebrations on Coronation Day - Elsie lives with her Nan, her mum works as a showgirl, so she's not around very often - Spirited and imaginative, but often lonely, Elsie longs for a best friend - Luckily, she and Nan are very close; Elsie just wishes she was allowed a cat to keep her company sometimes - Then tragedy strikes - Nan and Elsie both fall ill, and Elsie finds herself whisked away to the children's ward of the hospital. Confined to bed for months on end, Elsie finds it very hard to adapt to the hospital's strict regime. But she invents astonishing ways of entertaining the other children on the ward, and for the first time finds herself surrounded by true friends, including Queenie, the hospital's majestic white cat. Finally, Elsie is well enough to leave hospital. But before she does, she has one very special, very unexpected visitor.

  • Title : How to survive summer camp
    How to survive summer camp
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Kelly Hunter. (Female)
    • System Number : E13178
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mum and Uncle Bill have gone off on honeymoon, while Stella's been dumped at Evergreen Summer Camp.
      Mum and Uncle Bill have gone off on honeymoon, while Stella's been dumped at Evergreen Summer Camp. Stella loses all her hair, has to share a dorm with snobby Karen and Louise, and is forced into terrifying swimming lessons.

  • Title : Igraine the brave
    Igraine the brave
    • Author : Funke, Cornelia.
    • Narrator : Xanthe Elbrick. (Female)
    • System Number : E13179
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The daughter of two magicians, twelve-year-old Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight, and when their castle is attacked by a treacherous neighbor bent on stealing their singing magic books, Igraine has an opportunity to demonstrate her bravery.
      The daughter of two magicians, twelve-year-old Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight, and when their castle is attacked by a treacherous neighbor bent on stealing their singing magic books, Igraine has an opportunity to demonstrate her bravery. Originally written in German (Igraine Ohnefurcht). Translation by Anthea Bell.

  • Title : Katy
    Katy
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Madeleine Leslay. (Female)
    • System Number : E13193
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Katy Carr is a lively, daredevil oldest sister in a big family.
      Katy Carr is a lively, daredevil oldest sister in a big family. She loves messing around outdoors, climbing on the garage roof, or up a tree, cycling, skateboarding, swinging. But her life changes in dramatic and unexpected ways after a serious accident. Inspired by the novel: 'What Katy did' by Susan Coolidge.

  • Title : The bed and breakfast star
    The bed and breakfast star
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Josie Lawrence. (Female)
    • System Number : E13212
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Elsa tells lots and lots of jokes and dreams of being a star.
      Elsa tells lots and lots of jokes and dreams of being a star. She does her best to cheer her family up - but they don't seem to laugh much anymore, since they lost their lovely house and had to move to a bed and breakfast.

  • Title : The trolls of Sugar Loaf Wood
    The trolls of Sugar Loaf Wood
    • Author : Edwards, Garth.
    • Narrator : Richard Mitchley. (Male)
    • System Number : E13220
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The trolls of Sugar Loaf Wood love sugar loaf from the Sugar Bread Mines and force other poor creatures to dig it out for them.
      The trolls of Sugar Loaf Wood love sugar loaf from the Sugar Bread Mines and force other poor creatures to dig it out for them. And they have taken Mitch prisoner! But luckily Titch, Wiffen and Perry are on the case and the three friends set off on an exciting adventure to rescue Mitch.

  • Title : The suitcase kid
    The suitcase kid
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Lesley Dunlop. (Female)
    • System Number : E13224
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      This is a kid's eye view of what happens when parents split up.
      This is a kid's eye view of what happens when parents split up. This little girl spends one week with her mother and one week with her father. An easy solution or is it? When my parents split up... Mum wanted me to go and live with her. My dad wanted me to go and live with him. I wanted to stay at our old place, all three of us together, but that wasn't allowed. A sensitive, humorous story about a girl whose life is turned upside down by her parents' divorce. 7-10 yrs.

  • Title : The Diamond girls
    The Diamond girls
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Finty Williams. (Female)
    • System Number : E13237
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Dixie and her three sisters could hardly be more different from each other.
      Dixie and her three sisters could hardly be more different from each other. Now Mum's expecting another baby, and insists on moving to a bigger house. Before they've even unpacked the furniture, Mum goes into labour! By the time she comes home from hospital with the new baby, Jude's been in a fight, Rochelle's found a new boyfriend and Martine's stormed off. Only Dixie stays by Mum's side - so only Dixie spots her secret. 11yrs+

  • Title : Little darlings
    Little darlings
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13238
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sunset lives a life of luxury with her beautiful ex-model mum, her world-famous ex-rocker dad and two little celeb siblings.
      Sunset lives a life of luxury with her beautiful ex-model mum, her world-famous ex-rocker dad and two little celeb siblings. But life on the red carpet is no compensation for rowing parents, constant nagging, intensive media scrutiny and no real friends. Destiny, on the other hand, is an only child living on a rundown estate with a sickly but devoted mum who constantly tells her that she's really the daughter of a famous former rock star...When the two girls meet in unlikely circumstances, they are surprised to find in each other something they've been missing all their lives.

  • Title : The crystal pool : myths and legends of the world
    The crystal pool : myths and legends of the world
    • Author : McCaughrean, Geraldine.
    • Narrator : Christian Rodska. (Male)
    • System Number : E13251
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      A collection of twenty-eight tales from various countries including Japan, Siberia, Egypt, and Australia, which feature gods, mermaids, honeybirds, and many other characters.
      A collection of twenty-eight tales from various countries including Japan, Siberia, Egypt, and Australia, which feature gods, mermaids, honeybirds, and many other characters.

  • Title : Sleepovers
    Sleepovers
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Susannah Harker. (Female)
    • System Number : E13253
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Daisy is the new girl at school.
      Daisy is the new girl at school. She is finding her feet with a new group of friends and has become part of the alphabet club - A for Amy, B for Bella, C for Chloe, D for Daisy and E for Emily. As each one celebrates her birthday, they have a sleepover party to which they invite the rest of the gang. Most of the girls are nice, except for bossy, stuck-up Chloe. Having Chloe as a friend is hard work, but having her as an enemy would be far worse. With her own turn to play host fast approaching, Daisy is desperate to have a sleepover. but she is faced with a dilemma - if she does, she'll have to let her new friends meet her sister ...

  • Title : Noddy : the great train chase and other stories
    Noddy : the great train chase and other stories
    • Author : Blyton, Enid.
    • Narrator : N/A
    • System Number : E13267
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The perfect treat for bedtime or a car trip, this book features six episodes from the Make Way For Noddy TV series.
      The perfect treat for bedtime or a car trip, this book features six episodes from the Make Way For Noddy TV series. With fun sound effects and music, Noddy: the great train chase and other stories is sure to please any child with a thirst for adventure. 3 yrs+. Contents: Don't be late Noddy -- Big ears for a day -- The great train chase -- Noddy's great discovery -- Noddy can fix it -- Bumpy dog's visit.

  • Title : Puppy fat : Keith Shipley series, Book 3
    Puppy fat : Keith Shipley series, Book 3
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris.
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13270
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The 3rd Keith Shipley adventure.
      The 3rd Keith Shipley adventure. Can Keith's separated parents find happiness? Not if they have got saggie tummies, wobbly bottoms and dodgy legs. So Keith decides to get them into shape with the help of Aunty Bev the beautician and Tracy the cane toad hunter. 8 yrs+. Sequel to Misery Guts and Worry Warts.

  • Title : The mum-minder
    The mum-minder
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Sophie Aldred. (Female)
    • System Number : E13282
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 58 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sadie's mum is a childminder, but when her mum gets flu, someone must look after the children.
      Sadie's mum is a childminder, but when her mum gets flu, someone must look after the children. Sadie finds herself spending her holiday not only looking after her mum, but three-year-old Gemma, two-year-old Vincent, and the two babies. How will Sadie cope with minding the children - and her mum?

  • Title : The abandoned puppy
    The abandoned puppy
    • Author : Webb, Holly.
    • Narrator : Jilly Bond. (Female)
    • System Number : E13283
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      When three tiny puppies are abandoned at Auntie Jo's animal shelter, Zoe must nurse them back to heath ...
      When three tiny puppies are abandoned at Auntie Jo's animal shelter, Zoe must nurse them back to heath ... and can't help becoming attached to the smallest one.

  • Title : The longest whale song
    The longest whale song
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13284
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ella is feeling painfully alone.
      Ella is feeling painfully alone. Her best friend has gone off with someone else. Her stepdad is tired and grumpy. The new baby screams his head off. And worst of all, her mum is in a coma in hospital, unable to touch or talk to anyone. A new school project seems a real bore, but the more Ella discovers about whales, the more she becomes enchanted with them.

  • Title : The illustrated mum
    The illustrated mum
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Josie Lawrence. (Female)
    • System Number : E13285
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Marigold is the world's most tattooed mum.
      Marigold is the world's most tattooed mum. She's also the world's most hopeless mum, forgetting to buy food for her daughters Star and Dolphin and forgetting to pay the bills. Marigold thinks she's in love with Micky, Stars father, so when she meets him again at a pop concert, she has high hopes. But Micky is more realistic and as Marigold's precarious world begins to crumble, only Star and Dolphin can hold it together. 9 yrs+

  • Title : Little stars : Hetty Feather series, Book 5
    Little stars : Hetty Feather series, Book 5
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Madeleine Leslay. (Female)
    • System Number : E13289
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hetty Feather has begun a new chapter in her life story.
      Hetty Feather has begun a new chapter in her life story. Escaping from Tanglefield's Travelling Circus with her dearest friend Diamond, Hetty is determined to find them positions as glamorous music hall artistes. Hetty and Diamond quickly become the Little Stars of Mrs Ruby's show, alongside many colourful acts, including an old friend from Hetty's past, Flirty Bertie. But the Cavalcade proves a dangerous place, and Hetty must fight to protect her darling Diamond, who longs for a normal childhood. Meanwhile, Hetty struggles to understand her feelings for Bertie, and for Jem, whom she has never forgotten. Hetty dreams of a glittering future for herself and Diamond. The bright lights of the London theatre world beckon, will Hetty become a true star?

  • Title : Rascal the dragon. Collection 2.
    Rascal the dragon. Collection 2.
    • Author : Jennings, Paul.
    • Narrator : Rebecca Macauley. (Female)
    • System Number : E13298
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Four great Rascal stories in one audio book.
      Four great Rascal stories in one audio book. Contents: Rascal and the hot air balloon -- Rascal at the show -- Rascal and little flora -- Rascal and the cheese.

  • Title : The jungle book
    The jungle book
    • Author : Kipling, Rudyard.
    • Narrator : Ralph Cosham. (Male)
    • System Number : E13306
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves and the wild animals of the jungle.
      Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves and the wild animals of the jungle.

  • Title : Pizza Cake : and other funny stories
    Pizza Cake : and other funny stories
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13331
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      Save ten lives with a paperclip, discover how a big banana can ruin your sister's holiday, make a new friend with a garbage bin, develop a taste for sheep's spleen and chips, bounce on a vampire's bed, rescue your dad from a dog and a spider, use a toilet roll to get justice, upset the neighbours with a pickaxe, eat a pizza that makes you fearless, and imagine a world where teachers earn more money than a rock star.
      Save ten lives with a paperclip, discover how a big banana can ruin your sister's holiday, make a new friend with a garbage bin, develop a taste for sheep's spleen and chips, bounce on a vampire's bed, rescue your dad from a dog and a spider, use a toilet roll to get justice, upset the neighbours with a pickaxe, eat a pizza that makes you fearless, and imagine a world where teachers earn more money than a rock star.

  • Title : Look out, Secret Seven : Secret Seven, Book 14
    Look out, Secret Seven : Secret Seven, Book 14
    • Author : Blyton, Enid.
    • Narrator : Sarah Greene. (Female)
    • System Number : E13365
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Medals belonging to a kindly old General have gone missing, and Colin promises to find them, but what can they do when there are no clues and the police are baffled?
      Medals belonging to a kindly old General have gone missing, and Colin promises to find them, but what can they do when there are no clues and the police are baffled? Then Scamper the spaniel discovers an unwanted visitor and has to protect the Seven as they spy on a thief late at night in Bramley Woods!

  • Title : Four children and it
    Four children and it
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13399
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rosalind and Robbie don't want to spend the summer stuck in their dad's new house with irritating Smash and her glamorous mum.
      Rosalind and Robbie don't want to spend the summer stuck in their dad's new house with irritating Smash and her glamorous mum. Dad's biggest wish is for everyone to get along. So when he suggests a picnic in nearby Oxshott woods, the children grudgingly agree. That afternoon, in a golden sandpit, Rosalind makes a wish of her own and something extraordinary happens. It just might change their summer from weeks of rows and bickering into the best holiday these four children have ever had.

  • Title : Doubting Thomas
    Doubting Thomas
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13402
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thomas is eleven and lives with his mum and dad and big sister Alisha.
      Thomas is eleven and lives with his mum and dad and big sister Alisha. He was a pretty normal kid until two weeks ago when he discovered he had developed a startling new ability. Every time anyone tells a lie Thomas develops a violent itch in his nipples. It's uncomfortable, embarrassing and gets Thomas into all sorts of trouble and he just wants it to go away. So with the help of his two friends, Holly and Kevin, he sets out to find a cure.

  • Title : Doctor Proctor's fart powder : the end of the world, maybe
    Doctor Proctor's fart powder : the end of the world, maybe
    • Author : Nesbo, Jo
    • Narrator : Miriam Margolyes. (Female)
    • System Number : E13403
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Nilly is new to the neighbourhood, but is quick to make friends: Doctor Proctor, an eccentric professor; and Lisa, who is teased by the twin terrors Truls and Trym.
      Nilly is new to the neighbourhood, but is quick to make friends: Doctor Proctor, an eccentric professor; and Lisa, who is teased by the twin terrors Truls and Trym. Nilly and Lisa help Doctor Proctor develop his latest invention, a powder that makes you fart. The powder makes Nilly and Lisa very popular at school when they sell it for fifty cents a bag. And they get revenge on Truls and Trym by giving them an extra-strength dose of fart powder that shoots them up into a tree! It's all good farty fun. That is, until someone steals the industrial-strength fart powder. Now Doctor Proctor's ticket to fame is in the hands of an enemy with evil intentions.

  • Title : The Sneetches, Scrambled eggs super! and other stories
    The Sneetches, Scrambled eggs super! and other stories
    • Author : Seuss, Dr.
    • Narrator : Miranda Richardson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13434
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      This book contains the following short stories: The Sneetches, The Zax, Too many Daves, What was I scared of?, Scrambled eggs super, Oh say, can you say?
      This book contains the following short stories: The Sneetches, The Zax, Too many Daves, What was I scared of?, Scrambled eggs super, Oh say, can you say? and Horton hatches the egg.

  • Title : The case of the gypsy goodbye
    The case of the gypsy goodbye
    • Author : Springer, Nancy
    • Narrator : Katherine Kellgren. (Female)
    • System Number : E13437
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      As Enola searches for the missing Lady Blanchefleur del Campo, she discovers that her brother Sherlock is just as diligently searching for Enola herself!
      As Enola searches for the missing Lady Blanchefleur del Campo, she discovers that her brother Sherlock is just as diligently searching for Enola herself! Sherlock and Enola must solve a triple mystery: What has happened to their mother? And to Lady Blanchefleur? And what does either have to do with their brother, Mycroft?

  • Title : The curse of the campfire weenies and other warped and creepy tales
    The curse of the campfire weenies and other warped and creepy tales
    • Author : Lubar, David.
    • Narrator : Paul Michael Garcia. (Male)
    • System Number : E13439
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      In his third collection of warped and creepy "weenie" tales, David Lubar, critically acclaimed author and master of the macabre, travels deep into the shadowy corners of his mind to deliver thirty-five stories of laughter and terror to tickle your horror bone.
      In his third collection of warped and creepy "weenie" tales, David Lubar, critically acclaimed author and master of the macabre, travels deep into the shadowy corners of his mind to deliver thirty-five stories of laughter and terror to tickle your horror bone. Learn the real reason why clowns are scary, discover the truth about allergy shots, and find out why you should always be nice to your math teacher. Full of thirsty vampires, hungry insects, evil power tools, singing Girl Scouts, and other terrors, these tales go darker, weirder, and stranger than ever before. And at the end of the book, the author reveals the inspiration behind each of the stories.

  • Title : The moon of Gomrath
    The moon of Gomrath
    • Author : Garner, Alan
    • Narrator : Philip Madoc. (Male)
    • System Number : E13442
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Enthralling sequel to The Weirdstone of Brisingamen.
      Enthralling sequel to The Weirdstone of Brisingamen. It is the Eve of Gomrath the night of the year when the Old Magic is aroused. Had Colin and Susan known this, they would never have lighted a fire on the Beacon, thereby releasing the uncontrollable ferocity of the Wild Hunt. Soon they are inextricably caught up in the struggle between their friend, the Wizard Cadellin, and the evil Morrigan. For upper primary school age.

  • Title : Horton hatches the egg
    Horton hatches the egg
    • Author : Seuss, Dr.
    • Narrator : Miranda Richardson.
    • System Number : E13456
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      It's the talk of the jungle when an elephant hatches an egg.
      It's the talk of the jungle when an elephant hatches an egg. Extravagant nonsense and rollicking verse.

  • Title : The blue wizard : the adventures of Titch and Mitch
    The blue wizard : the adventures of Titch and Mitch
    • Author : Edwards, Garth
    • Narrator : Richard Mitchley.
    • System Number : E13466
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Blue Wizard has lost his Singing Kettle!
      The Blue Wizard has lost his Singing Kettle! A Singing Kettle that can tell the future, and Wiffen has found it. But the future is not looking good for Titch and Mitch and their friends. The Black Witch is up to her evil tricks again, and this time she has kidnapped Lucinda, a pixie princess. Can Titch and Mitch stop her in her tracks?

  • Title : Now
    Now
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Mary-Anne Fahey. (Female)
    • System Number : E13475
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Felix is a grandfather.
      Felix is a grandfather. He has achieved much in his life and is widely admired in the community. He has mostly buried the painful memories of his childhood, but they resurface when his granddaughter Zelda comes to stay with him. Together they face a cataclysmic event armed only with their gusto and love, an event that helps them achieve salvation from the past, but also brings the possibility of destruction.

  • Title : The magic boots : the adventures of Titch and Mitch
    The magic boots : the adventures of Titch and Mitch
    • Author : Edwards, Garth.
    • Narrator : Richard Mitchley. (Male)
    • System Number : E13494
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      A lonely pair of magic boots are locked up in a tower and in need of a good home.
      A lonely pair of magic boots are locked up in a tower and in need of a good home. Titch and Mitch would dearly love to have them, but the boots have other ideas. Escaped lions, mercy missions, a turkey with special powers, Christmas chaos and some very strange cheese! These two pixies take it all in their stride.

  • Title : The pirate pig ; and, Ruffleclaw
    The pirate pig ; and, Ruffleclaw
    • Author : Funke, Cornelia.
    • Narrator : Cornelia Funke. (Female)
    • System Number : E13495
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      THE PIRATE PIG: Who needs a treasure map when you have a pirate pig with a nose for gold?
      THE PIRATE PIG: Who needs a treasure map when you have a pirate pig with a nose for gold? Stout Sam and his deckhand, Pip, find a pig washed up in a barrel on the beach. They want to keep her as a pet, but they soon realize Julie is no ordinary pig. She can sniff out treasure! What happens if Barracuda Bill, the greediest and meanest pirate who ever sailed the seas, hears about Julie's special talent? RUFFLECLAW: Ruffleclaw is a furry red monster who lives in a burrow under a toolshed. When he decides to move in with a family of humans, he climbs right into bed with a boy named Tommy. Tommy wants to keep Ruffleclaw as a pet, but it won t be easy. Ruffleclaw makes huge messes, he spits, he drinks shampoo, and he eats everything in the fridge . . . along with the plates! Can Tommy teach his monster to behave?

  • 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 : Call me Drog
    Call me Drog
    • Author : Cowing, Sue.
    • Narrator : Lance Fuller. (Male)
    • System Number : E13521
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Parker is an introverted boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce when he stumbles upon Drog, an ugly green puppet left in the rubbish.
      Parker is an introverted boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce when he stumbles upon Drog, an ugly green puppet left in the rubbish. But Drog is no ordinary puppet - he's a talking, obnoxious puppet who won't let go of Parker's hand! Worst of all, no one believes that Drog, not Parker, is saying all these outrageous things.

  • Title : Frankly Ruby, I don't give a damn : Cordelia Codd, Book 2
    Frankly Ruby, I don't give a damn : Cordelia Codd, Book 2
    • Author : O'Brien, Claire.
    • Narrator : Emma Weaver. (Female)
    • System Number : E13522
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      One day, I, Cordelia Codd, am going to be the greatest costume designer in the history of cinema.
      One day, I, Cordelia Codd, am going to be the greatest costume designer in the history of cinema. I will live in exotic places, have fabulous friends and spend my days relaxing at the spa. But for now I'm stuck in the D.U.L.L.E.S.T village on planet Earth, with a best friend a quillion-trillion miles away, not-quite-together parents, a pretend boyfriend/​ supposed thief/​real bully shield, and an epic war with the most unfriendly girl in the universe. Whoever said ‘tomorrow is another day' hasn't lived a day in my life.

  • 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 fall into adventure : Famous Five, Book 9
    Five fall into adventure : Famous Five, Book 9
    • Author : Blyton, Enid
    • Narrator : Jan Francis. (Female)
    • System Number : E13563
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      George and Timmy the dog have disappeared - and somebody has broken into Kirrin Cottage!
      George and Timmy the dog have disappeared - and somebody has broken into Kirrin Cottage! The Famous Five are sure there's a connection - but how can they solve the mystery when there are only three of them?

  • 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.

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : The Fault in our Stars
    The Fault in our Stars
    • Author : Green, John
    • Narrator : Kate Rudd. (Female)
    • System Number : E11465
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 15 minutes 19 seconds
    • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
    • Summary :
      Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis.
      Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

  • Title : Airman
    Airman
    • Author : Colfer, Eoin.
    • Narrator : Tom Farrelly. (Male)
    • System Number : E11599
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Conor Broekhart was born to fly.
      Conor Broekhart was born to fly. Or more accurately, he was born flying. Little wonder he became what he became. In an age of discovery and invention, many dreamed of flying, but for Conor flight was more than just a dream, it was his destiny. In one dark night on the island of Great Saltee, a cruel and cunning betrayal destroyed his life and stole his future. Now Conor must win the race for flight, to save his family and right a terrible wrong. Abridged version.

  • Title : How to ditch your fairy
    How to ditch your fairy
    • Author : Larbalestier, Justine
    • Narrator : Kate Atkinson. (Female)
    • System Number : E11873
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      At New Avalon, everyone has a personal fairy, some less desirable than others: Charlie's fairy ensures that she always has a car park, which seems to pale in comparison to Fiorenze's all-the-boys-like-you fairy.
      At New Avalon, everyone has a personal fairy, some less desirable than others: Charlie's fairy ensures that she always has a car park, which seems to pale in comparison to Fiorenze's all-the-boys-like-you fairy.

  • Title : I am J
    I am J
    • Author : Beam, Cris.
    • Narrator : Kerry Fasolo and recorded by Jane Gibbs
    • System Number : E12644
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      J had always felt different.
      J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a "real boy" and started covering up his body, keeping himself invisible -- from his parents, from his friends, from the world. But after being deserted by the best friend he thought would always be by his side, J decides that he's done hiding -- it's time to be who he really is. And this time he is determined not to give up, no matter the cost.

  • Title : Private Peaceful
    Private Peaceful
    • Author : Morpurgo, Michael
    • Narrator : Paul Chequer, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Michael Morpurgo.
    • System Number : E12655
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      As the enemy lurks in the darkness, Thomas struggles to stay awake through the night.
      As the enemy lurks in the darkness, Thomas struggles to stay awake through the night. He has lived through the terror of gas attacks and watched friends die by his side. But in the morning, Thomas will be forced to confront an even greater horror. As the minutes tick by, Thomas remembers his childhood spent deep in the countryside with his mother, his brothers, and Molly, the love of his life. But each minute that passes brings Thomas closer to something he can't bear to to think about, the moment when the war and its horrific consequences will change his life forever. Told in the voice of the young soldier, the story follows 24 hours in his life at the front during WWI, and captures his memories as he looks back over his life. Full of stunningly researched detail and engrossing atmosphere, the book leads to a dramatic and moving conclusion.

  • Title : Girls in tears
    Girls in tears
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Brigit Forsyth. (Female)
    • System Number : E12827
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ellie's glorious romance with Russell is teetering on the rocks - Magda's lost her pet and is desperately upset (though the others didn't even know she still had a hampster!) - And Nadine is fed up with the other two lecturing her about the dangers of meeting someone on the Internet - she thinks an e-mail boyfriend is wonderful!
      Ellie's glorious romance with Russell is teetering on the rocks - Magda's lost her pet and is desperately upset (though the others didn't even know she still had a hampster!) - And Nadine is fed up with the other two lecturing her about the dangers of meeting someone on the Internet - she thinks an e-mail boyfriend is wonderful! Buckets of tears are wept and hundreds of tissues sniffled into. Can the girl's friendship survive these testing times? For 11 yrs+

  • Title : Icefire : the Last Dragon Chronicles, Book 2
    Icefire : the Last Dragon Chronicles, Book 2
    • Author : d'Lacey, Chris
    • Narrator : Narrated by Tracey Parker and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : E13073
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Life isn't exactly normal lodging at the Pennykettles - not when you're surrounded by hundreds of clay pottery dragons.
      Life isn't exactly normal lodging at the Pennykettles - not when you're surrounded by hundreds of clay pottery dragons. Fate seems to be dictating an unusual course for David when his university tutor sets him a writing project on the existence - or not - of dragons. The tantalizing prize - a fully-funded research trip to the Arctic - seems just within his grasp. David starts to research the subject and soon discovers a connection between dragons and the Arctic just as it begins to snow. Is it only a coincidence? Or could deeper forces be at work? As David starts to uncover more about the dragons, he finds himself drawn down a path from which there is no going back to a time when dragons really did exist, and their secrets were guarded by the polar bears of the Arctic. If David is going to have any chance of winning the research trip, he has to open his mind to the legend of dragons and the mysterious secret of Icefire.

  • Title : The mark of Athena : Heroes of Olympus series, Book 3
    The mark of Athena : Heroes of Olympus series, Book 3
    • Author : Riordan, Rick
    • Narrator : Joshua Swanson. (Male)
    • System Number : E13090
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea.
      The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land--Greece itself--to find the Doors of Death.

  • Title : Russian Roulette : "Alex Rider", Book 10
    Russian Roulette : "Alex Rider", Book 10
    • Author : Horowitz, Anthony
    • Narrator : Rupert Degas (Male)
    • System Number : E13107
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Ian Rider died at the hands of the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, Alex, ready or not, was thrust into the world of international espionage, the world’s only teenage spy - Alex vowed revenge against Yassen and the two have battled ever since.
      When Ian Rider died at the hands of the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, Alex, ready or not, was thrust into the world of international espionage, the world’s only teenage spy - Alex vowed revenge against Yassen and the two have battled ever since. Yet, years ago, it was none other than Alex’s own father who trained and mentored Yassen, turning him into the killer he would eventually become. Why did one boy choose to kill while another chose to risk his life to save others? In some ways, Alex Rider and Yassen Gregorovich are mirror images of each other. Yet the paths they traveled turned them into mortal enemies. This is Yassen’s story. A journey down a darkened path.

  • Title : The grave robber's apprentice
    The grave robber's apprentice
    • Author : Stratton, Allan
    • Narrator : Penelope Rawlins. (Female)
    • System Number : E13125
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      All is not well in the kingdom of Waldberg - The orphan Hans is desperate to escape his master, the grave robber Knobbe the Bent - The young countess Angela von Schwanenberg must rescue her parents from the mad archduke - But when fate flings them together, they find themselves on a daring quest, hurtling through haunted forests, racing down mountains in a coffin and sneaking along underground passageways with a travelling circus.
      All is not well in the kingdom of Waldberg - The orphan Hans is desperate to escape his master, the grave robber Knobbe the Bent - The young countess Angela von Schwanenberg must rescue her parents from the mad archduke - But when fate flings them together, they find themselves on a daring quest, hurtling through haunted forests, racing down mountains in a coffin and sneaking along underground passageways with a travelling circus. And at every turn, the archduke's Necromancer is there to thwart their progress.

  • Title : The white darkness
    The white darkness
    • Author : McCaughrean, Geraldine
    • Narrator : Ruth Sillers, Richard Morant. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13137
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Captain Oates, hero of the Antarctic, has been dead for nearly a century - But for Sym it's as if he had walked straight out of the Polar blizzard and into her mind - Then a short family expedition makes her ask the question she has long been avoiding: is it madness to stake your happiness on someone who isn't there?
      Captain Oates, hero of the Antarctic, has been dead for nearly a century - But for Sym it's as if he had walked straight out of the Polar blizzard and into her mind - Then a short family expedition makes her ask the question she has long been avoiding: is it madness to stake your happiness on someone who isn't there?

  • Title : Don't call me Ishmael!
    Don't call me Ishmael!
    • Author : Bauer, Michael Gerard.
    • Narrator : Brendan Higgins. (Male)
    • System Number : E13159
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fourteen-year-old Ishmael Leseur is certain that his name is the cause of his unhappy school life as the victim of the worst bully in his class, but when a new boy arrives, he shows Ishmael that things could be different.
      Fourteen-year-old Ishmael Leseur is certain that his name is the cause of his unhappy school life as the victim of the worst bully in his class, but when a new boy arrives, he shows Ishmael that things could be different.

  • Title : Dougy
    Dougy
    • Author : Moloney, James.
    • Narrator : Peter Hardy. (Male)
    • System Number : E13160
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Dougy’s sister Gracey is picked for the state athletic championships, not everybody in their small bush town is pleased. ‘Aborigines get special treatment,’ some of the angry white people say, ‘It’s not fair!’ The championships change everything for Gracey and trigger dramatic events in the town too: black and white relations reach explosion point.
      When Dougy’s sister Gracey is picked for the state athletic championships, not everybody in their small bush town is pleased. ‘Aborigines get special treatment,’ some of the angry white people say, ‘It’s not fair!’ The championships change everything for Gracey and trigger dramatic events in the town too: black and white relations reach explosion point. The time is ripe for the mysterious Moodagudda to seek a victim. In the end, it’s up to Dougy to save his family, and prove himself.

  • Title : Gathering blue : The Giver Quartet, Book 2
    Gathering blue : The Giver Quartet, Book 2
    • Author : Lowry, Lois.
    • Narrator : Katherine Borowitz. (Female)
    • System Number : E13166
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians.
      Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians.

  • Title : Girls out late : the Girls series, Book 3
    Girls out late : the Girls series, Book 3
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Brigit Forsyth. (Female)
    • System Number : E13167
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ellie has a boyfriend!
      Ellie has a boyfriend! And he's really, truly interested in her, not in her best friends, Magda and Nadine! She and oh-so-gorgeous Russell have so much in common, Ellie knows they're made for each other. If only Dad thought so too. While Ellie tries her best to cope with Dad's totally unreasonable curfew, Magda's dealing with her crush on a teacher, and Nadine's falling for slimy Liam again. What they need is a girls' night out, but they might get a little more than they bargained for.

  • Title : Incurable : The Ellie chronicles, Book 2
    Incurable : The Ellie chronicles, Book 2
    • Author : Marsden, John.
    • Narrator : Mikaela Martin. (Female)
    • System Number : E13180
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ellie has struggled to put the war behind her and lead a normal life.
      Ellie has struggled to put the war behind her and lead a normal life. Although what's normal about your parents having been murdered; trying to run a farm and go to school; and bringing up a young boy who's hiding terrible secrets about his past? Packed full of action and high-drama, John Marsden delivers another fast-paced adventure that will thrill old fans and new readers alike. The Ellie Chronicles is the sequel series to the Tomorrow series.

  • Title : Stormbringers
    Stormbringers
    • Author : Gregory, Philippa
    • Narrator : Nicola Barber. (Female)
    • System Number : E13201
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Italy, 1453.
      Italy, 1453. Luca and Isolde grow more and more attracted to each other as they continue their journey to unravel the mysteries throughout Christendom. But their travels are delayed by the uprising of an intense religious crusade that threatens the balance of the civilized world. Death lingers in the air as war ravages on, but this religious conflict is nothing compared to the arrival of an intense and deadly storm.

  • Title : Lola Rose
    Lola Rose
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Helen Lederer. (Female)
    • System Number : E13210
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      When life with Jayni's violent-tempered father becomes too frightening to cope with, Jayni, her mum and her little brother Kenny are forced to escape in the middle of the night.
      When life with Jayni's violent-tempered father becomes too frightening to cope with, Jayni, her mum and her little brother Kenny are forced to escape in the middle of the night. Slipping out of the house unseen, travelling up to London by train and checking into a hotel, it's almost like playing an elaborate game. They even make up false identities to protect their secret, and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when money runs out and reality bites, what will they do next?

  • Title : Thursday's child
    Thursday's child
    • Author : Hartnett, Sonya
    • Narrator : Melissa Eccleston. (Female)
    • System Number : E13216
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Through the long years of the Great Depression, Harper Flute watches with a child's clear eyes her family's struggle to survive in a hot and impoverished landscape.
      Through the long years of the Great Depression, Harper Flute watches with a child's clear eyes her family's struggle to survive in a hot and impoverished landscape. As life on the surface grows harsher, her brother Tin escapes ever deeper into a subterranean world of darkness and troubling secrets, until his memory becomes a myth barely whispered around the countryside.

  • Title : The third day, the frost : Tomorrow series, Book 3
    The third day, the frost : Tomorrow series, Book 3
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : Suzi Dougherty. (Female)
    • System Number : E13222
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Details the continuing exploits of a group of teenagers struggling to survive in occupied Australia.
      Details the continuing exploits of a group of teenagers struggling to survive in occupied Australia. The war ravaged country is seen through the eyes of Ellie as she, Homer and her friends fight against the odds. All they have going for them is their friendship and their inner spirit. But how far can courage go when your fighting for yourself, your friends, your family, and your country?

  • Title : Soon : Felix and Zelda series, Book 5
    Soon : Felix and Zelda series, Book 5
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris.
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman (Male)
    • System Number : E13260
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Soon continues the incredibly moving story of Felix, a Jewish boy still struggling to survive in the wake of the liberation of Poland after the end of World War Two. 'After the Nazis took my parents I was scared.
      Soon continues the incredibly moving story of Felix, a Jewish boy still struggling to survive in the wake of the liberation of Poland after the end of World War Two. 'After the Nazis took my parents I was scared. After they killed my best friend I was angry. After I joined the partisans and helped defeat the Nazis I was hopeful. Soon, I said, we'll be safe. I was wrong.'

  • Title : Love lessons
    Love lessons
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Finty Williams. (Female)
    • System Number : E13264
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fourteen-year-old Prue and her sister have been home schooled by their strict father all their lives, so when the girls' mum sends them to school, Prue finds it hard to fit in.
      Fourteen-year-old Prue and her sister have been home schooled by their strict father all their lives, so when the girls' mum sends them to school, Prue finds it hard to fit in. The only person she can talk to is her young, handsome teacher, Rax. When he asks her to babysit while he and his wife have a night out, it becomes a regular 'date' and Prue can't wait for the ten minutes they have alone together as he drives her home. As her feelings for Rax develop, she begins to realise that perhaps he feels the same way about her. But he can't act upon it - can he?

  • Title : The other side of dawn : Tomorrow series, Book 7
    The other side of dawn : Tomorrow series, Book 7
    • Author : Marsden, John.
    • Narrator : Suzi Dougherty. (Female)
    • System Number : E13269
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      With a roar like a train in a tunnel, the war enters its final days.
      With a roar like a train in a tunnel, the war enters its final days. Ellie has to be on that train. There's no more sitting around, no more waiting. There's only fast decisions, fast action, fast thinking. And she'd better get it right. With all their being, Ellie and her friends want to stay alive. But there's a war out there. And it has to be won. The seventh and final volume in the award-winning Tomorrow series. After six incredible books, John Marsden has written the final volume and a last adventure for Ellie, Lee, Homer, Fi and Kevin. It may be the end of the series, but does it mean the end to Australia as we know it or the end of the war? Or both ...

  • Title : The red pyramid : the Kane chronicles, Book 1
    The red pyramid : the Kane chronicles, Book 1
    • Author : Riordan, Rick.
    • Narrator : Kevin R. Free and Katherine Kellgren. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13271
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Since his mother's death six years ago, Carter Kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant Egyptologist Dr.
      Since his mother's death six years ago, Carter Kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. But while Carter's been homeschooled, his younger sister, Sadie, has been living with their grandparents in London. Sadie has just what Carter wants -- school friends and a chance at a "normal" life. But Carter has just what Sadie longs for -- time with their father. After six years of living apart, the siblings have almost nothing in common. Until now. On Christmas Eve, Sadie and Carter are reunited when their father brings them to the British Museum, with a promise that he's going to "make things right." But all does not go according to plan: Carter and Sadie watch as Julius summons a mysterious figure, who quickly banishes their father and causes a fiery explosion. Soon Carter and Sadie discover that the gods of Ancient Egypt are waking, and the worst of them -- Set -- has a frightening scheme. To save their father, they must embark on a dangerous journey -- a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family and its links to the House of Life, a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

  • Title : The spider goddess : a Pandora English novel
    The spider goddess : a Pandora English novel
    • Author : Moss, Tara
    • Narrator : Luci Christian.
    • System Number : E13280
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      It's been two months since Pandora English left her small hometown to live with her mysterious great-aunt in a haunted mansion in Spektor, the fog-wreathed suburb of Manhattan that doesn't appear on any map.
      It's been two months since Pandora English left her small hometown to live with her mysterious great-aunt in a haunted mansion in Spektor, the fog-wreathed suburb of Manhattan that doesn't appear on any map. With the help of her great-aunt and the beautiful, but dead, Lieutenant Luke, Pandora is beginning to understand the significance of the Lucasta family heritage her late mother kept secret from her. Pandora is heir to a great gift. And with that comes frightening responsibility. Meanwhile, she seems doomed to be forever underestimated in the mortal world. Her fashion editor boss doesn't seem to know she exists. But New York needs Pandora's special gifts. There is a new designer in town, and her ambitions extend far beyond taking over the fashion world one knit at a time.

  • Title : Loki's wolves : The Blackwell Pages, Book 1
    Loki's wolves : The Blackwell Pages, Book 1
    • Author : Armstrong, K.L.
    • Narrator : Casey Holloway, Jon Wierenga & Pat Young. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13297
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Matt Thorsen is a direct descendent of the order-keeping god Thor, and his classmates Fen and Laurie Brekke are descendents of the trickster god Loki.
      Matt Thorsen is a direct descendent of the order-keeping god Thor, and his classmates Fen and Laurie Brekke are descendents of the trickster god Loki. When Ragnarok -- the apocalypse -- threatens, the human descendents of the gods must fight monsters to stop the end of the world. (Kelley Armstrong and Melissa Marr, writing as K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr.)

  • Title : Loyal creatures
    Loyal creatures
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris.
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13300
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      They were loyal creatures, the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse, but war doesn't always pay heed to loyalty.
      They were loyal creatures, the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse, but war doesn't always pay heed to loyalty. This is the powerful story of a young man's journey towards his own kind of bravery. Like many of his mates from the bush, Frank Ballantyne is keen to join the grand adventure and do his bit. Specially as a chest full of medals might impress the currently unimpressed parents of his childhood sweetheart. So Frank ups his age and volunteers with his horse Daisy, and his dad. In the deserts of Egypt and Palestine he experiences all the adventure he ever wanted, and a few things he wasn't expecting. Heartbreak, love and the chance to make the most important choice of his life. From Gallipoli to the famous charge at Beersheba, through to the end of the war and its unforgettable aftermath, Frank's story grows out of some key moments in Australia's history.

  • Title : Terminal : Virals series, Book 5
    Terminal : Virals series, Book 5
    • Author : Reichs, Kathy.
    • Narrator : Cristin Milioti. (Female)
    • System Number : E13302
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Tory Brennan (niece of Dr Temperance) and the Virals pack are forced to confront the existence of a rival pack The Trinity who wants them off the scene declaring war by engraving 'One Territory.
      Tory Brennan (niece of Dr Temperance) and the Virals pack are forced to confront the existence of a rival pack The Trinity who wants them off the scene declaring war by engraving 'One Territory. One Pack' on a local landmark. What's more this pack's powers seem stronger and their eyes glow red rather than golden when they flare. Chance Claybourne, who now owns his father's pharmaceutical company, shares The Trinity's powers - he accidentally infected himself and his ex-lab tech Will Speckman. Chance claims he's on Virals' side but can they trust him? And if Speckman is one of The Trinity, who are the other two? As the tension mounts between the two packs an even greater threat looms. Covert government agents are closing in on them, determined to find out exactly how their powers work, to experiment on them. Have The Trinity pack given them Virals to save themselves? Or are both packs at risk?

  • Title : Along for the ride
    Along for the ride
    • Author : Dessen, Sarah.
    • Narrator : Rachel Botchan. (Female)
    • System Number : E13316
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Auden has always felt like the odd one out.
      Auden has always felt like the odd one out. Since her parents' divorce she's shied away, studying lots and staying out of the party scene. But now Auden's realized there must be something more and, just like that, she changes everything. Can Auden begin to let go and finally feel like she truly belongs?

  • Title : Being here
    Being here
    • Author : Jonsberg, Barry.
    • Narrator : Jenny Seedsman. (Female)
    • System Number : E13320
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Being Here is a beautifully told novel about a girl whose rich imagination rescues her from a grim reality, and an unlikely boy who changes everything - a compelling story of love, faith and consequences
      Being Here is a beautifully told novel about a girl whose rich imagination rescues her from a grim reality, and an unlikely boy who changes everything - a compelling story of love, faith and consequences

  • Title : Clockwork princess : The Infernal Devices, Book 3
    Clockwork princess : The Infernal Devices, Book 3
    • Author : Clare, Cassandra.
    • Narrator : Daniel Sharman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13334
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it?
      If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it? The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose. Danger closes in around the Shadowhunters in the third and final instalment of the 'Infernal Devices' trilogy. (The Infernal Devices is the prequel series to The Mortal Instruments series.)

  • Title : Midnight
    Midnight
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Helen Lederer. (Female)
    • System Number : E13337
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerizing controlling brother Will - by turns delightful and terrifying.
      Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerizing controlling brother Will - by turns delightful and terrifying. But now Will has learned a shocking secret about his own past, and things seem to be getting worse. Violet retreats into fantasies based on the fairy characters created by her absolute favourite author, Caspar Dream. The arrival of Jasmine, a new girl at school who befriends Violet, seems like it might change Violet's life for the better. Can Jasmine help her to break free ...

  • Title : The poison garden
    The poison garden
    • Author : Singleton, Sarah.
    • Narrator : David Hartley. (Male)
    • System Number : E13382
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thomas has inherited a magical box from his dead grandmother, which provides entry into a mysterious garden where her ghost warns him she was poisoned.
      Thomas has inherited a magical box from his dead grandmother, which provides entry into a mysterious garden where her ghost warns him she was poisoned. For once she belonged to an arcane guild whose members each cultivated a garden and mastered the arts of poison, perfume and medicine. The remaining guild members jostle for power as one by one, they are murdered. Can Thomas solve the mystery before he in turn is threatened?

  • Title : Hamlet
    Hamlet
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : Humphrey Bower. (Male)
    • System Number : E13397
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      "Hamlet's father has just died.
      "Hamlet's father has just died. By the time they've filled in the grave his mother has remarried. Hamlet suspects foul play, and it's troubling his spirit. Or maybe he was always troubled. Ophelia is in love with him. His best friend Horation can't work him out. Then, on a cold, still night, Hamlet meets the ghost of his father..."

  • Title : The hand of glory
    The hand of glory
    • Author : Masson, Sophie.
    • Narrator : Richard Aspel. (Male)
    • System Number : E13410
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Melbourne, September 1854: people from all over the world are arriving in the Victorian capital.
      Melbourne, September 1854: people from all over the world are arriving in the Victorian capital. Sylvia Hoveden, an independent and feisty English girl, has travelled to Melbourne to find her missing twin brother, feared to be in grave danger, perhaps even dead. Anje Otsoa, and undercover agent for the Governor of Esperance, has come to Melbourne to find the kidnapped French Count of Tremille. Are the two disappearances somehow related? Both Sylvia and Anje are about to be plunged into a nest of intrigue, conspiracy and danger far greater than they could have imagined.

  • Title : The weathermonger : the Changes trilogy, Book 3
    The weathermonger : the Changes trilogy, Book 3
    • Author : Dickinson, Peter.
    • Narrator : Janet Clark.
    • System Number : E13414
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sixteen-year-old Geoffrey is the town weathermonger.
      Sixteen-year-old Geoffrey is the town weathermonger. He can make it storm, freeze or shine, but even this position of power doesn't protect him from his neighbours' outrage when they discover him meddling with machines. Condemned as witches, Geoffrey and his sister Sally flee to France - where they discover a land unaffected by The Changes. Armed with new knowledge, they return to England on a secret mission, determined to discover why the country is under this mysterious spell. If they can identify the source of this deadly magic, then perhaps they can find a way to free the people from its destructive influence.

  • Title : The eternity code : Artemis Fowl, Book 3
    The eternity code : Artemis Fowl, Book 3
    • Author : Colfer, Eoin.
    • Narrator : Nathaniel Parker. (Male)
    • System Number : E13506
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Artemis Fowl has constructed a super-computer from stolen fairy technology.
      Artemis Fowl has constructed a super-computer from stolen fairy technology. In the wrong hands it could be fatal for humans and fairies alike. But no need to worry, Artemis has a brilliant plan. He's not going to use it; he's going to show it to a ruthless American businessman with Mafia connections. His bodyguard, Butler will be with him. What could possibly go wrong?

  • Title : The death cure : Maze runner trilogy, Book 3
    The death cure : Maze runner trilogy, Book 3
    • Author : Dashner, James
    • Narrator : Mark Deakins (Male)
    • System Number : E13507
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      As the third Trial draws to a close, Thomas and some of his cohorts manage to escape from WICKED, their memories having been restored, only to face new dangers as WICKED claims to be trying to protect the human race from the deadly FLARE virus.
      As the third Trial draws to a close, Thomas and some of his cohorts manage to escape from WICKED, their memories having been restored, only to face new dangers as WICKED claims to be trying to protect the human race from the deadly FLARE virus.

  • Title : The Scorch trials : The Maze Runner, Book 2
    The Scorch trials : The Maze Runner, Book 2
    • Author : Dashner, James.
    • Narrator : Mark Deakins.
    • System Number : E13513
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      After surviving horrific conditions in the Maze, Thomas is entrapped, along with nineteen other boys, in a scientific experiment designed to observe their responses and gather data believed to be essential for the survival of the human race.
      After surviving horrific conditions in the Maze, Thomas is entrapped, along with nineteen other boys, in a scientific experiment designed to observe their responses and gather data believed to be essential for the survival of the human race.

  • Title : Fireweed
    Fireweed
    • Author : Walsh, Jill Paton
    • Narrator : Joe Coen. (Male)
    • System Number : E13530
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Bill is a 15-year-old runaway evacuee, and he's finding that surviving on the streets of London is pretty easy.
      Bill is a 15-year-old runaway evacuee, and he's finding that surviving on the streets of London is pretty easy. Things get more complicated for Bill with the arrival of Julie. She's a runaway too, and although she's a bit posh, she's just as determined as Bill to stay free of interfering parents and 'the social'. But although it's fun for a while to duck Jerry missiles and camp out in bombed-out houses, the reality of living through the Blitz quickly begins to set in.

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : Jacky Daydream : the story of her childhood
    Jacky Daydream : the story of her childhood
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13192
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Lots of Jacqueline Wilson's characters are well-known and well-loved by thousands of readers: Hetty Feather, Ruby and Garnet, Pearl and Jodie, Elsa, Lily and, of course, the brilliant Tracy Beaker!
      Lots of Jacqueline Wilson's characters are well-known and well-loved by thousands of readers: Hetty Feather, Ruby and Garnet, Pearl and Jodie, Elsa, Lily and, of course, the brilliant Tracy Beaker! But how much do you know about Jacqueline herself? Jacqueline takes a look back at her own childhood and teenage years in this captivating story of friendships, loneliness, books, family life and much more. She explores her past with the same warmth and lightness of touch that make her novels so special. Best of all, she reveals how she was always determined to be a writer; from the very first story she wrote, it was clear that this little girl had a very vivid imagination! But who would've guessed that she would grow up to be the mega-bestselling, award-winning Jacqueline Wilson?

  • Title : My secret diary
    My secret diary
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline.
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13206
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      A wonderfully written and engaging teenage memoir: read all about Jacqueline's problems with her family, her first love, her school life and her friends.
      A wonderfully written and engaging teenage memoir: read all about Jacqueline's problems with her family, her first love, her school life and her friends. Read extracts from her real diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager; learn all about the music and books she loved, her troubled school life and her parents' difficult relationship. Written in Jacqueline's usual and inimitable style, this will be fascinating reading for her fans, and for anyone who's interested in what life in the UK was like in the fifties and sixties.