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Books produced in the past    ( Total: 253 )

Fiction

  • Title : Uniform Justice
    Uniform Justice
    • Author : Leon, Donna
    • Narrator : Davie Calarjy. (Male)
    • System Number : E9697
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 8 minutes 58 seconds
    • Genre : Detective stories.
    • Summary :
      As Uniform Justice opens Brunetti is called to investigate a parent's worst nightmare: A young cadet has been found hanged, a presumed suicide, in Venice's elite military academy.
      As Uniform Justice opens Brunetti is called to investigate a parent's worst nightmare: A young cadet has been found hanged, a presumed suicide, in Venice's elite military academy. Brunetti's sorrow for the boy, so close in age to his own son, is rivaled only by his contempt for a community that is more concerned with protecting the reputation of the school, and its privileged students, than this tragedy. As Brunetti pursues his inquiry, he is faced with a wall of silence. Is the military protecting its own? And what of the other witnesses? Is this the natural reluctance of Italians to involve themselves with the authorities, or is Brunetti facing a conspiracy far greater than this one death?

  • Title : Galore
    Galore
    • Author : Crummey, Michael
    • Narrator : John Lee. (Male)
    • System Number : E11100
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A family saga and love story set in the improbable medievalesque world that was rural Newfoundland.
      A family saga and love story set in the improbable medievalesque world that was rural Newfoundland. Remote and isolated, exposed to extremes of climate and fate, the people of Paradise Deep persist in a realm where the line between the everyday and the otherworldly is hard to distinguish.

  • Title : The Generals
    The Generals
    • Author : Scarrow, Simon
    • Narrator : Narrated by Michael Preston and Recorded by Bruce May. (Male)
    • System Number : E11112
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 26 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction
    • Summary :
      It is 1796 & both Arthur Wellesley (later Wellington) & Napoleon Bonaparte are making their mark as men of genius.
      It is 1796 & both Arthur Wellesley (later Wellington) & Napoleon Bonaparte are making their mark as men of genius. Wellesley, as commander of the 33rd Regiment of Foot, is sent to India, where his skill & bravery make an impression on his superiors. Napoleon's role as commander of the Army of Italy leads to success in battle.

  • Title : Brides for Brothers :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 1
    Brides for Brothers :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 1
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Dan John Miller (Male)
    • System Number : E11161
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle, Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town.
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle, Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. Brides for Brothers: Sawyer O'Halloran, the middle brother, isn't entirely in favor of this scheme. But he considers himself immune to any woman - even the lovely Abbey Sutherland. She's arriving in Alaska within days. However, there's a complication... or two. She hasn't told them she's arriving with kids! The Marriage Risk: Like his brothers, Charles O'Halloran has a distrust of marriage in general - and of anyone related to Catherine Harmon Fletcher in particular. She's the woman who tried to destroy his parents' marriage. Too bad Lanni Caldwell, the only woman he's ever really fallen for, is Catherine's granddaughter...

  • Title : Daddy's Little Helper :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 2
    Daddy's Little Helper :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 2
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Dan John Miller.
    • System Number : E11162
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle.
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. Daddy's Little Helper: Mitch Harris is a friend of the O'Hallorans, and he's responsible for law and order in Hard Luck. He's also the widowed father of a little girl-although he never talks about his marriage. But it's not long before seven-year-old Chrissie decides that her new teacher, Bethany Ross, is the perfect candidate for wife and mom! Because of the Baby: Matt Caldwell, Charles O'Halloran's brother-in-law, is an easygoing charmer, still in love with his ex-wife. Karen's still in love with him, too. Her reaction to him the night of his sister's wedding certainly proved that. It also left her pregnant.. Now Matt wants her to marry him again - and not just because of the baby!

  • Title : Because of the Baby :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 2
    Because of the Baby :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 2
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Dan John Miller.
    • System Number : E11163
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle.
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. Daddy's Little Helper: Mitch Harris is a friend of the O'Hallorans, and he's responsible for law and order in Hard Luck. He's also the widowed father of a little girl-although he never talks about his marriage. But it's not long before seven-year-old Chrissie decides that her new teacher, Bethany Ross, is the perfect candidate for wife and mom! Because of the Baby: Matt Caldwell, Charles O'Halloran's brother-in-law, is an easygoing charmer, still in love with his ex-wife. Karen's still in love with him, too. Her reaction to him the night of his sister's wedding certainly proved that. It also left her pregnant.. Now Matt wants her to marry him again - and not just because of the baby!

  • Title : Midnight Sons and Daughters :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 3
    Midnight Sons and Daughters :Selection from Midnight Sons, Volume 3
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Dan John Miller.
    • System Number : E11164
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle.
      Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. In Falling for Him, Christian, the youngest O'Halloran brother, has a problem, and her name is Mariah Douglas. The Midnight Sons secretary is always losing his messages, misplacing his files and generally creating chaos. Despite that, he can't get her out of his mind. Ending in Marriage: The clashes between pilot Duke Porter and Seattle attorney Tracy Santiago are legendary. Duke's a tough, rugged individualist who delights in expressing outrageous opinions, particularly when Tracy's around. But she gives as good as she gets, and not just when they're arguing! In the bonus story, Midnight Sons and Daughters, Scott O'Halloran and Chrissie Harris are all grown up.. After years away from Alaska, Scott's back in town, and everybody's wondering if he's here to stay. Especially Chrissie, the girl he left behind.

  • Title : The mirror of beauty : being the tale of an extraordinary woman in nineteenth-century India who struggled all her life to choose for herself against all odds
    The mirror of beauty : being the tale of an extraordinary woman in nineteenth-century India who struggled all her life to choose for herself against all odds
    • Author : Faruqi, Shamsur Rahman
    • Narrator : Leslee Mordant. (Female)
    • System Number : E11328
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 37 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is the sunset of the Mughal Empire.
      It is the sunset of the Mughal Empire. The splendour of imperial Delhi flares one last time. The young daughter of a craftsman in the city elopes with an officer of the East India Company. And so we are drawn into the story of Wazir Khanam: a dazzlingly beautiful and fiercely independent woman who takes a series of lovers, including a Navab and a Mughal prince and whom history remembers as the mother of the famous poet Dagh. But it is not just one life that this novel sets out to capture: it paints in rapturous detail an entire civilization. Beginning with the story of an enigmatic and gifted painter in a village near Kishangarh, this novel embarks on an epic journey that sweeps through the death-giving deserts of Rajputana, the verdant valley of Kashmir and the glorious cosmopolis of Delhi, the craft of miniature painting and the art of carpet designing, scintillating musical performances and recurring paintings of mysterious, alluring women. Its scope breathtaking, its language beguiling, and its style sumptuous, this is a work of profound beauty, depth and power.

  • Title : The marble collector
    The marble collector
    • Author : Ahern, Cecelia
    • Narrator : Lorelei St Roas and Jim Limerick. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E11543
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of a woman who discovers a collection of marbles in her father's belongings.
      The story of a woman who discovers a collection of marbles in her father's belongings. On learning that part of the collection is missing, she embarks on a quest to relocate the missing marbles to complete the collection and also to understand and complete the picture of a man she realises she never fully new. As she uncovers the story of a damaged childhood, she also comes to understand what is missing in herself.

  • Title : Rumpole and the Primrose Path
    Rumpole and the Primrose Path
    • Author : Mortimer, John
    • Narrator : Bill Wallis.
    • System Number : E11727
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      We last left Rumpole in his hospital bed after his sudden collapse in court.
      We last left Rumpole in his hospital bed after his sudden collapse in court. Now our hero finds himself in the Primrose Path nursing home - or a hospice as he persists in describing it. Things aren't looking good for Rumpole - until suddenly he begins to sense there's something wrong with the place, and all his intelligence and formidable insight into human behaviour come to the fore again. And once he has solved the mystery of the Primrose Path nursing home, Rumpole finds the briefs fly thick and fast again. This collection of six Rumpole stories shows the legendary advocate on top form.

  • Title : Heart of Texas Volume 1 : Lonesome Cowboy & Texas Two-Step
    Heart of Texas Volume 1 : Lonesome Cowboy & Texas Two-Step
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Natalie Ross. (Female)
    • System Number : E11881
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Lonesome Cowboy: Savannah Weston lives quietly on the family ranch with her brother, Grady.
      Lonesome Cowboy: Savannah Weston lives quietly on the family ranch with her brother, Grady. Until a stranger named Laredo Smith comes along--a disenchanted cowboy who just might change Savannah's life! Texas Two-Step: After her father's death, Ellie Frasier takes over the feed store in Promise. Still in mourning, she turns to her friends for comfort. But now her long-standing relationship with one of those friends--rancher Glen Patterson--seems to be turning into something else.

  • Title : Caroline's child : Heart of Texas Volume 3
    Caroline's child : Heart of Texas Volume 3
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Natalie Ross. (Female)
    • System Number : E11882
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Caroline's child.
      Caroline's child. Who's the father of Caroline Daniels's child? Everyone in town wants to know, but no one's ever asked--or ever will. The people of Promise are protective of Caroline and five-year-old Maggie. They care. Especially rancher Grady Weston, who's beginning to realize he more than cares.

  • Title : The rain before it falls
    The rain before it falls
    • Author : Coe, Jonathan
    • Narrator : Jenny Agutter. (Female)
    • System Number : E11894
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction
    • Summary :
      Rosamond lies dying in her remote Shropshire home.
      Rosamond lies dying in her remote Shropshire home. But before she does so, she has one last task: to put on tape not just her own story but the story of the young blind girl Imogen, her cousin's granddaughter, who turned up mysteriously at her party all those years ago.

  • Title : Cry wolf
    Cry wolf
    • Author : Hoag, Tami
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean. (Female)
    • System Number : E11903
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      In the rural parishes of Louisiana's French Triangle, young women are disappearing one by one, only to turn up on the banks of the bayou, strangled and cast aside where they are sure to be found.
      In the rural parishes of Louisiana's French Triangle, young women are disappearing one by one, only to turn up on the banks of the bayou, strangled and cast aside where they are sure to be found. But there is one trophy the killer prizes above all others, one woman who must be silenced forever. Attorney Laurel Chandler did not come back to Bayou Breaux to seek justice. That once-burning obsession had destroyed her credibility, her career, her marriage, and nearly her sanity. But when a ruthless predator strikes too close to home, she's lured into a perverse game from which there may be no escape. Once before, Laurel's cries against a monstrous evil went unanswered. Who will listen now?

  • Title : Cake in the hat box
    Cake in the hat box
    • Author : Upfield, Arthur
    • Narrator : Pauline Cooper. (Female)
    • System Number : E11907
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      When Constable Stenhouse is shot dead on a lonely road in Western Australia and his Aboriginal tracker has vanished, clues are thin on the ground.
      When Constable Stenhouse is shot dead on a lonely road in Western Australia and his Aboriginal tracker has vanished, clues are thin on the ground. Detective Inspector Bonaparte is called in to find the criminal and he soon realises he is not along in the search.

  • Title : Edge
    Edge
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Skipp Sudduth. (Male)
    • System Number : E11909
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Detective Kessler is a Washington, D.C.
      Detective Kessler is a Washington, D.C. cop sidelined to routine investigations. So it's a surprise when he's targeted by a 'lifter,' a person who 'lifts' information by whatever means necessary. And this lifter is one of the most terrifying - he prefers to get an 'edge' on his target by kidnapping or endangering their family.

  • Title : Case histories
    Case histories
    • Author : Atkinson, Kate
    • Narrator : Susan Jameson. (Female)
    • System Number : E11911
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Case One: Olivia Land, youngest and most beloved of the Land girls, goes missing in the night and is never seen again.
      Case One: Olivia Land, youngest and most beloved of the Land girls, goes missing in the night and is never seen again. Case Two: Theo delights in his daughter Laura's wit, beauty, and selfless love. But her first day as an associate in his law firm is also the day when Theo's world turns upside down. Case Three: Michelle looks around one day and finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making, with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband-until a fit of rage creates a grisly escape route... As Private Detective Jackson Brodie investigates all three cases, startling connections emerge. Inextricably caught up in his clients' emotions, Jackson finds their unshakable need for resolution very much like his own.

  • Title : Bony and the white savage
    Bony and the white savage
    • Author : Upfield, Arthur
    • Narrator : Peter Hosking.
    • System Number : E11914
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      By a lonely roadside in the south-west corner of Western Australia, old-timer Karl Mueller is roused from his drink sodden sleep by approaching footsteps and the sound of whistling.
      By a lonely roadside in the south-west corner of Western Australia, old-timer Karl Mueller is roused from his drink sodden sleep by approaching footsteps and the sound of whistling. What he sees on waking (or thinks he sees) is enough to make him stiffen with fear, and more than enough to worry the police into calling for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte. The disturber of Mueller's rest is Marvin Rhudder - once an upstanding theological student, now a convicted rapist and basher and a bloody savage whose recapture will put all of Bony's sleuthing and tracking skills to the test.

  • Title : Deadly nightshade
    Deadly nightshade
    • Author : Riggs, Cynthia
    • Narrator : Davina Porter. (Female)
    • System Number : E11916
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Victoria Trumbull has lived most of her ninety-two years on the Island.
      Victoria Trumbull has lived most of her ninety-two years on the Island. Martha's Vineyard, its magic and its history, is part of the texture of her life. Like other Islanders, she knows the sounds of the sea in calm and stormy weather and she knows the sounds that do not belong. One evening while Victoria waits on the dock for her granddaughter to return with the harbormaster, she hears a chilling scream followed by a splash and the sound of tires skidding on sand. She investigates and discovers a mutilated body floating on the outgoing tide.

  • Title : Cold cold heart
    Cold cold heart
    • Author : Hoag, Tami
    • Narrator : Julia Whelan. (Female)
    • System Number : E11917
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims.
      Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims. Nearly a year has passed since surviving her ordeal, but the physical, emotional, and psychological scars run deep. Struggling with the torment of post-traumatic stress syndrome, plagued by flashbacks and nightmares as dark as the heart of a killer, Dana returns to her hometown in an attempt to begin to put her life back together. But home doesn't provide the comfort she expects. Dana's harrowing story and her return to small town life have rekindled police and media interest in the unsolved case of her childhood best friend, Casey Grant, who disappeared without a trace the summer after their graduation from high school. Terrified of truths long-buried, Dana reluctantly begins to look back at her past. Viewed through the dark filter of PTSD, old friends and loved ones become suspects and enemies. Questioning everything she knows, refusing to be defined by the traumas of her past and struggling against excruciating odds, Dana seeks out a truth that may prove too terrible to be believed.

  • Title : Daniel X : watch the skies
    Daniel X : watch the skies
    • Author : Patterson, James and Rust, Ned
    • Narrator : Milo Ventimiglia. (Male)
    • System Number : E11926
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      All's quiet in the small town of Holliswood, the television sets a-glow in every home.
      All's quiet in the small town of Holliswood, the television sets a-glow in every home. But not all is as perfect as it seems. A terrifying outlaw has just arrived in town, with the goal of throwing it into chaos-and filming the pandemonium for the fellas back home. Only one person can stop him and his thugs from destroying the city and everyone living there. Daniel X assembles an all-star team of his own creation, but not even he could imagine the enormity of this made-for-TV-villain's powers.

  • Title : Down the darkest road
    Down the darkest road
    • Author : Hoag, Tami
    • Narrator : Kirsten Potter. (Female)
    • System Number : E11931
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Four years after the unsolved disappearance of her sixteen-year-old daughter, Lauren Lawton is the only one still chasing the ghosts of her perfect Santa Barbara life.
      Four years after the unsolved disappearance of her sixteen-year-old daughter, Lauren Lawton is the only one still chasing the ghosts of her perfect Santa Barbara life. The world has given her daughter up for dead. Her husband ended his own life in the aftermath. Even Lauren's younger daughter is desperate to find what's left of the childhood she hasn't been allowed to have. Lauren knows exactly who took her oldest child, but there is not a shred of evidence against the man. Even as he stalks her family, Lauren is powerless to stop him. Looking for a fresh start in a town with no memories, Lauren and her younger daughter, Leah, move to idyllic Oak Knoll. But when Lauren's suspect turns up in the same city, it feels to all the world that history is about to repeat itself. Leah Lawton will soon turn sixteen, and Oak Knoll has a cunning predator on the hunt. Sheriff's detective Tony Mendez and his team begin to close in on the suspected killer, desperate to keep the young women of their picturesque town safe. But as the investigators sift through the murky circumstances of an increasingly disturbing case, a stunning question changes everything they thought they knew.

  • Title : The dark door
    The dark door
    • Author : Wilhelm, Kate
    • Narrator : Anna Fields. (Female)
    • System Number : E11934
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Private investigator Charlie Meiklejohn is called in by insurance companies to follow the trail of a suspected serial arsonist.
      Private investigator Charlie Meiklejohn is called in by insurance companies to follow the trail of a suspected serial arsonist. The arsonist, Carson Danvers, has been on a fanatical crusade, since the loss of his wife and son, burning down buildings in an effort to stop the manifestations of a malfunctioning alien space probe, which has caused random outbreaks of madness and murder that occur in old, abandoned wooden buildings. Meiklejohn begins following the criminal trail's but finds himself teaming up with his quarry to face the much deeper problem.

  • Title : The secret house of death
    The secret house of death
    • Author : Rendell, Ruth
    • Narrator : Simon Russell Beale. (Male)
    • System Number : E11972
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      It was his third visit to the gloomy house on Orchard Drive.
      It was his third visit to the gloomy house on Orchard Drive. Each time, he parked in the same place. Each time, he carried a briefcase. And each time, Louise North greeted him at the door. Susan Townsend was the only resident with no interest in the affair going on next door, or in the neighbourhood gossip about it. Yet it was Susan who found the bodies of the lovers, locked not in passion, but in death. And Susan whose own life would be imperilled by a monstrous crime far beyond the imaginings of the vilest tongues.

  • Title : Warrior's song
    Warrior's song
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : E11973
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Chandra de Avenell might look like a golden princess, but she fights like a warrior, dreams a warrior's dreams, and wears a warrior's pride like a suit of armor.
      Chandra de Avenell might look like a golden princess, but she fights like a warrior, dreams a warrior's dreams, and wears a warrior's pride like a suit of armor. She wants to be strong, independent, and free. She has no use at all for a husband. Enter the man her father has selected for her. Jerval de Vernon takes one look at Chandra, and he wants her. After he saves her from a very bad situation, he sets himself to wooing her--not an easy task. How does a man convince a woman he coerces into marriage to become a wife? To give him her loyalty and trust? Love is something he would like her to consider as well. But what if the wife has no intention of cooperating? Does he break her or finally give up to her?

  • Title : The midnight watch
    The midnight watch
    • Author : Dyer, David
    • Narrator : Suzanne O'Mahony. (Female)
    • System Number : E11990
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A fascinating, revelatory novel based on the true story of the ship, and its crew, that failed to come to the sinking Titanic's aid.
      A fascinating, revelatory novel based on the true story of the ship, and its crew, that failed to come to the sinking Titanic's aid. Set on board the Californian during those terrible hours, and in Boston in the aftermath of the disaster, Antonia Senior has called 'historical fiction at its best'. A perfect read for fans of Robert Harris and CJ Sansom, which gives a whole new side to A Night To Remember. On a black night in April 1912, fifteen hundred passengers and crew perish as the Titanic slowly sinks beneath the freezing waters of the North Atlantic. Charting the same perilous course through the icebergs is the SS Californian, close enough for her crew to see the eight white distress rockets fired by the Titanic. Yet the Californian fails to act, and later her crew insist that they saw nothing. As news of the disaster spreads throughout America, journalists begin a feeding frenzy, desperate for stories. John Steadman is one such reporter, a man broken by alcoholism, grief and a failed marriage. Steadman senses blood as he fixates on the Californian and his investigation reveals a tense and perplexing relationship between the ship's captain and second officer, who hold the secrets of what occurred that night. Slowly he peels back the layers of deception, and his final, stunning revelation of what happened while the Titanic sank will either redeem the men of the Californian, or destroy them.

  • Title : Time of Death
    Time of Death
    • Author : Billingham, Mark
    • Narrator : Mark Billingham. (Male)
    • System Number : E12037
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Suspense fiction, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Tom Thorne is on holiday with his girlfriend DS Helen Weeks, when two girls are abducted in Helen's home town.
      Tom Thorne is on holiday with his girlfriend DS Helen Weeks, when two girls are abducted in Helen's home town. When a body is discovered and a man is arrested, Helen recognizes the suspect's wife as an old school-friend and returns home for the first time in 25 years to lend her support. As his partner faces up to a past she has tried desperately to forget and a media storm engulfs the town, Thorne becomes convinced that, despite overwhelming evidence of his guilt, the police have got the wrong man. There is still an extremely clever killer on the loose and a missing girl who Thorne believes might still be alive.

  • Title : Dr. Texas : Heart of Texas Volume 2
    Dr. Texas : Heart of Texas Volume 2
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie
    • Narrator : Natalie Ross. (Female)
    • System Number : E12045
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Dr.
      Dr. Texas. They call her Dr. Texas. She's Jane Dickinson, a newly graduated physician from California who's working at the Promise clinic--but just for a couple of years. They call him Mr. Grouch. Cal Patterson was left at the altar by his out-of-state fiancee, and he's not over it yet. Too bad Jane reminds him so much of the woman he's trying to forget!

  • Title : The heart's victory
    The heart's victory
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Christina Traister. (Female)
    • System Number : E12132
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a story of love in the fast lane.
      #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a story of love in the fast lane. He is the man she had once dreamed about, but never dared to love. Now, Cynthia "Foxy" Fox is back in town and she's forced to confront race car driver Lance Matthews and all the old feelings simmering between them. Just as in the world of auto racing, Foxy knows the stakes are high?but so is the prize. Because this time, the only true victory would be love.

  • Title : Twilight whispers
    Twilight whispers
    • Author : Delinsky, Barbara
    • Narrator : Kathy Garver (Female)
    • System Number : E12147
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      This is the story of two powerful and wealthy families, told from various view points but for the most part, centering on the murder of two of their members, Mark Whyte and his wife Deborah Warren.
      This is the story of two powerful and wealthy families, told from various view points but for the most part, centering on the murder of two of their members, Mark Whyte and his wife Deborah Warren. An outsider, Robert Cavanaugh, is the one that starts the book off, as he is the investigator for the murders and he starts the case by researching the history of the two families.

  • Title : These old shades
    These old shades
    • Author : Heyer, Georgette
    • Narrator : Cornelius Garrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E12149
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Set in the Georgian period, about 20 years before the Regency, "These Old Shades" is considered to be the novel that launched Heyer's career.
      Set in the Georgian period, about 20 years before the Regency, "These Old Shades" is considered to be the novel that launched Heyer's career. It features two of Heyer's most memorable characters: Justin Alastair, the Duke of Avon, and Leonie, whom he rescues from a life of ignomy and comes to love and marry. The Duke is known for his coldness of manner, his remarkable omniscience, and his debauched lifestyle. Late one evening, he is accosted by a young person dressed in ragged boy's clothing running away from a brutal rustic guardian. The Duke buys "Leon" and makes the child his page. "Leon" is in fact Leonie, and she serves the Duke with deep devotion. When he uncovers the true story of her birth, he wreaks an unforgettable revenge on her sinister father in a chilling scene of public humiliation.

  • Title : The collector
    The collector
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Julia Whelan. (Female)
    • System Number : E12233
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Lila Emerson is fascinated by other people's lives.
      Lila Emerson is fascinated by other people's lives. As a house-sitter, she loves looking after the glamorous, sophisticated homes she could never afford herself. And as a writer, she enjoys watching the world go by, dreaming up stories for the people she sees from her window. But one day she witnesses something only too real – the brutal and shocking murder of a young woman living across the street in New York. Now, because of what she saw, Lila's own life is in immediate danger from an audacious, single-minded assassin who kills for profit and for pleasure. With the police following a false lead, Lila is on her own. Her only hope is to team up with Ashley Archer, an artist with his own complicated reasons for getting involved. Lila wants to trust the passionate, quick-witted Ash, but is she letting her feelings blind her to his motives? Either way, Lila will never watch from the sidelines again.

  • Title : No nightingales, no snakes : five BBC Radio 4 dramatised short stories
    No nightingales, no snakes : five BBC Radio 4 dramatised short stories
    • Author : Binchy, Maeve
    • Narrator : Kate Binchy. Harry Towb. Sam Dale. Niamh Cusack. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12267
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Full cast dramatisations of five Maeve Binchy short stories, specially adapted for BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.
      Full cast dramatisations of five Maeve Binchy short stories, specially adapted for BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour. Ireland is neither cursed with snakes nor blessed with nightingale- s, and the characters in Maeve Binchy's fiction occupy the same ground - ordinary people somewhere in the middle. These five short stories feature modern Irishwomen emerging from a culture in which they knew their place into a newer, middle ground, which is a bit more hazardous but also more rewarding. No Nightingales, No Snakes stars Niamh Cusack. Other cast members include Harry Towb, Sam Dale and Kate Binchy. Stories include The Answering Machine, Decisions at Sea, The Stepson, By the Time We Get to Clifden, The Night People Came in for Something that Was No Trouble.

  • Title : Vanity dies hard
    Vanity dies hard
    • Author : Rendell, Ruth.
    • Narrator : Eva Haddon. (Female)
    • System Number : E12322
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Alice Whittaker was thirty-seven, rich but dowdy and lonely.
      Alice Whittaker was thirty-seven, rich but dowdy and lonely. Then handsome Andrew Fielding came into her life and just as suddenly her friend Nesta vanished from it, leaving behind a trail of broken questions and confused clues. Now nothing is as it seems.

  • Title : An unfinished life : a novel
    An unfinished life : a novel
    • Author : Spragg, Mark
    • Narrator : Tony Amendola, Judith Marx
    • System Number : E12324
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jean Gilkyson is floundering in a trailer house in Iowa with yet another brutal boyfriend when she realizes this kind of life has got to stop, especially for the sake of her daughter, Griff.
      Jean Gilkyson is floundering in a trailer house in Iowa with yet another brutal boyfriend when she realizes this kind of life has got to stop, especially for the sake of her daughter, Griff. But the only place they can run to is Ishawooa, Wyoming, where Jean's loved ones are dead and her father-in-law, the only person who could take them in, wishes that she was too.

  • Title : The innocence of Father Brown : Volume 1
    The innocence of Father Brown : Volume 1
    • Author : Chesterton, G.K.
    • Narrator : David Timson. (Male)
    • System Number : E12326
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular ways of dealing with crime. 6 short story titles ~ The Blue Cross; The Secret Garden; The Queer Feet; The Flying Stars; The Invisible Man; The Honour of Israel Gow.
      Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular ways of dealing with crime. 6 short story titles ~ The Blue Cross; The Secret Garden; The Queer Feet; The Flying Stars; The Invisible Man; The Honour of Israel Gow.

  • Title : Windforce : a voyage into the blue
    Windforce : a voyage into the blue
    • Author : Hill, M.A.
    • Narrator : Janette Pryor. (Female)
    • System Number : E12336
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Book two of The Travellers Trilogy 'You can't beat against the force of the wind forever - sometimes you must just run before the gale even though it may end in shipwreck.' ...
      Book two of The Travellers Trilogy 'You can't beat against the force of the wind forever - sometimes you must just run before the gale even though it may end in shipwreck.' ...

  • Title : Turn on a Light
    Turn on a Light
    • Author : Goddard, Dave
    • Narrator : Ross Bryant and recorded by Bill Houwen. (Male)
    • System Number : E12337
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Nine Aboriginal children under the age of five have died in four years in Plantagenet, a small Aboriginal community on the site of a former large gold-mining town outside Kalgoorlie.
      Nine Aboriginal children under the age of five have died in four years in Plantagenet, a small Aboriginal community on the site of a former large gold-mining town outside Kalgoorlie. Statistically, this is an horrendous infant mortality rate that doesn’t seem to bother anyone except the Catholic missionaries who support the community and community members themselves. Is the lack of concern just because the deaths are those of Aboriginal children or is something more sinister happening? Robbie Fairfax, a former road-train driver who has recently trained as a teacher, walks into the eye of a political storm on his first posting in 1974. He becomes involved in seeking reasons for these deaths, working with the missionaries, community members and an attractive young high school science teacher. His efforts put him at odds with heads of government agencies, regional Catholics, the local media and his educational superiors, all of whom seek to protect their reputations as they try to destroy his. His ordeal is made more complex by past personal issues, but at least he has support from the Catholic missionaries, including a very pretty nun, his ever-supportive mother and a female psychologist who returns to his life.

  • Title : Unnatural exposure
    Unnatural exposure
    • Author : Cornwell, Patricia
    • Narrator : C.J. Critt. (Female)
    • System Number : E12341
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When the body of an elderly woman is found dismembered in a Virginia landfill, forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta initially believes that the clues mirror that of a serial killer she's encountered before.
      When the body of an elderly woman is found dismembered in a Virginia landfill, forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta initially believes that the clues mirror that of a serial killer she's encountered before. But upon further investigation she discovers puzzling pox-like eruptions on the woman's body that, perhaps, point in another direction. The killer then contacts Scarpetta via e-mail, and she enlists the aid of her computer-savvy niece, Lucy, to help track this monster through cyberspace. When Scarpetta learns that the Virginia victim was exposed to a high-tech virus that might unleash an epidemic, she begins to realize that she's dealing with a sophisticated and devious mind. Her investigation leads her to the government's biological defense facility in Utah and to Atlanta's Center for Disease Control -- and eventually to quarantine, when it is discovered that Scarpetta has been exposed to this often fatal virus. Along the way, she's forced to deal with the unscrupulous ambitions of a slick FBI agent, Lucy's problems, and her own turbulent feelings for Agent Wesley Benton. Subjects Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character) --

  • Title : Ever after
    Ever after
    • Author : Harrison, Kim
    • Narrator : Marguerite Gavin. (Female)
    • System Number : E12343
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      The ever after, the demonic realm that parallels the human world, is shrinking.
      The ever after, the demonic realm that parallels the human world, is shrinking. If it disappears completely, so does all magic. It's up to witch turned day-walking demon Rachel Morgan to avert catastrophe and keep life from changing -- for the worse. While saving the world is important, it isn't Rachel's only motivation. There's also the small fact that she caused the ley line to rip in the first place, setting off a chain reaction of unfortunate events. That little mistake has made her life forfeit unless she can fix it. It's also made her more than a few enemies, including the most powerful demon in the ever after -- a terrifying entity who eats souls and now has an insatiable appetite for her. He's already kidnapped her friend and goddaughter to lure her out, and if Rachel doesn't give herself up soon, they'll die.

  • Title : The negotiator
    The negotiator
    • Author : Forsyth, Frederick
    • Narrator : Steven Pacey. (Male)
    • System Number : E12344
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The kidnapping of a young man on a country road in Oxfordshire is but the first brutal step in a ruthless plan to force the President of the United States out of office.
      The kidnapping of a young man on a country road in Oxfordshire is but the first brutal step in a ruthless plan to force the President of the United States out of office. If it succeeds, he will be psychologically and emotionally destroyed. Only one man can stop it, Quinn, the world's foremost Negotiator, who must bargain for the life of an innocent man, unaware that ransom was never the kidnapper's real objective.

  • Title : Double fault
    Double fault
    • Author : Cutler, Judith
    • Narrator : Diana Bishop. (Female)
    • System Number : E12354
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When a child goes missing at the local tennis club on the same day that several skeletons are unearthed on a building site, Fran Harman's caseload is heavier than ever.
      When a child goes missing at the local tennis club on the same day that several skeletons are unearthed on a building site, Fran Harman's caseload is heavier than ever. Enjoying a game of tennis when the girl disappeared, Fran's partner Mark blames himself for not keeping an eye on her. Sucked into the kind of desperate police search he thought he'd left behind on retirement, Mark enlists the help of his fellow Golden Oldies to find young Livvie before it's too late. Meanwhile, a further shocking discovery suggests that a serial killer may be lurking.

  • Title : The moon and sixpence
    The moon and sixpence
    • Author : Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset).
    • Narrator : Michael Page. (Male)
    • System Number : E12368
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Psychological fiction.
    • Summary :
      This story is told in episodic form by a first-person narrator, in a series of glimpses into the mind and soul of the central character Charles Strickland, a middle-aged English stockbroker, who abandons his wife and children abruptly to pursue his desire to become an artist.
      This story is told in episodic form by a first-person narrator, in a series of glimpses into the mind and soul of the central character Charles Strickland, a middle-aged English stockbroker, who abandons his wife and children abruptly to pursue his desire to become an artist. The story is in part based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin.

  • Title : Death comes to Pemberley
    Death comes to Pemberley
    • Author : James, P.D.
    • Narrator : Sheila Mitchell. (Female)
    • System Number : E12371
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      P.D.
      P.D. James masterfully recreates the world of Pride and Prejudice, and combines it with the excitement and suspense of a brilliantly-crafted detective story.

  • Title : When will there be good news?
    When will there be good news?
    • Author : Atkinson, Kate
    • Narrator : Steven Crossley. (Male)
    • System Number : E12376
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      In rural Devon, six-year-old Joanna Mason witnesses an appalling crime.
      In rural Devon, six-year-old Joanna Mason witnesses an appalling crime. Thirty years later the man convicted of the crime is released from prison. In Edinburgh, sixteen-year-old Reggie works as a nanny for a general practitioner -- but Dr. Hunter has gone missing and Reggie seems to be the only person who is worried. Across town, Detective Chief Inspector Louise Monroe is also looking for a missing person, unaware that hurtling towards her is an old friend -- Jackson Brodie -- himself on a journey that becomes fatally interrupted.

  • Title : Whiplash
    Whiplash
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Paul Costanzo, Renee Raudman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12377
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Yale professor Dr.
      Yale professor Dr. Edward Kender's father is undergoing chemotherapy when the supply of a critical accompanying drug suddenly runs out. Unwilling to accept the drug company's disingenuous excuse of production line problems, Dr. Kender hires private investigator Erin Pulask to prove there is something more sinister going on at Schiffer Engel's manufacturing facility in Indiana. Pulaski uncovers a bombshell Schiffer Engel's intentional shortage is bringing in a windfall profit in excess of two billion dollars.When a top Schiffer Engel employee shows up viciously murdered behind the U.S.headquarters, Sherlock and Savich are called in to lend a hand. The murder of a foreign national on federal land can only mean the German drug company has a secret of epic proportions.

  • Title : White teeth
    White teeth
    • Author : Smith, Zadie
    • Narrator : Jenny Sterlin. (Female)
    • System Number : E12378
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Set in post-war London, this novel of the racial, political, and social upheaval of the last half-century follows two families--the Joneses and the Iqbals, both outsiders from within the former British empire--as they make their way in modern England.
      Set in post-war London, this novel of the racial, political, and social upheaval of the last half-century follows two families--the Joneses and the Iqbals, both outsiders from within the former British empire--as they make their way in modern England.

  • Title : Broken Harbour
    Broken Harbour
    • Author : French, Tana
    • Narrator : Gerry O'Brien. (Male)
    • System Number : E12379
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 21 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In Broken Harbour, a ghost estate outside Dublin - half-built, half-inhabited, half-abandoned - two children and their father are dead.
      In Broken Harbour, a ghost estate outside Dublin - half-built, half-inhabited, half-abandoned - two children and their father are dead. The mother is on her way to intensive care. Scorcher Kennedy is given the case because he is the murder squad's star detective. At first he and his rookie partner, Richie, think this is a simple one: Pat Spain was a casualty of the recession, so he killed his children, tried to kill his wife Jenny, and finished off with himself. But there are too many inexplicable details and the evidence is pointing in two directions at once. Scorcher's personal life is tugging for his attention. Seeing the case on the news has sent his sister Dina off the rails again, and she is resurrecting something that Scorcher thought he had tightly under control: what happened to their family, one summer at Broken Harbour, back when they were children. The neat compartments of his life are breaking down, and the sudden tangle of work and family is putting both at risk.

  • Title : The English girl
    The English girl
    • Author : Leroy, Margaret
    • Narrator : Penelope Rawlins. (Female)
    • System Number : E12384
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      1930s Vienna.
      1930s Vienna. When seventeen-year-old Stella Whittaker is offered the chance to study at the Academy of Music in Vienna it's a dream come true, made possible by old family friends, Rainer and Marthe Kraus, who offer her a room in their apartment. Seduced by the elegant beauty of the city, Stella explores the magnificent palaces, gardens and fashionable coffee houses, and after a chance meeting in an art gallery, falls in love with Harri Reznik, a young Jewish doctor. But as the threat of war casts a dark shadow over Europe, Stella soon discovers that both the household where she lives, and the city she has come to call home, are not as welcoming as they once seemed. And at the dawn of this terrifying new world, no one is safe.

  • Title : Blind eye
    Blind eye
    • Author : McBride, Stuart
    • Narrator : Stuart McBride (Male)
    • System Number : E12418
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Aberdeen's growing Polish community is under attack from a serial offender who leaves mutilated victims to be discovered on building sites eyes gouged out and the sockets burned.
      Aberdeen's growing Polish community is under attack from a serial offender who leaves mutilated victims to be discovered on building sites eyes gouged out and the sockets burned. Detective Sergeant Logan McRae is assigned to the investigation, codenamed Operation Oedipus, but with the victims too scared to talk, it's going nowhere fast. When the next victim turns out to be not a newly arrived Eastern European, but Simon McLeod, owner of the Turf n' Track bookies, Logan suddenly finds himself caught up in a world of drug wars, prostitution rings and gun-running courtesy of Aberdeen's oldest and most vicious crime lord.

  • Title : Chicken Soup for the Father & Son Soul
    Chicken Soup for the Father & Son Soul
    • Author : Canfield, Jack et al
    • Narrator : Alan Knight. (Male)
    • System Number : E12419
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Short Stories
    • Summary :
      'Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad.'Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul takes a peak into the lives of fathers and sons, sharing the important male milestones from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, the senior years, and every step in between.
      'Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad.'Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul takes a peak into the lives of fathers and sons, sharing the important male milestones from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, the senior years, and every step in between. This is a celebration of how fathers and sons carry each other along life's journey.Share the story of one man who didn't think much of becoming a father until the day he laid eyes on his son, and how in a matter of moments his perspective on life and being a dad had profoundly changed forever, and the touching story of a young boy who finds the father he always longed for in a special stepdad, as well as the story of the love and respect between a father-in-law and son-in-law that appears when least expected.Readers will be inspired by the stories of sons looking up to their fathers and learning by example, and fathers recollecting their own childhoods and relationships with their own dads. These insightful stories show men and boys working through the ups and downs of life, learning as they go and becoming better because of their relationship with each other. These powerful and poignant stories are written from every point of view—fathers, sons, grandfathers, mothers, and wives—everyone who has been deeply touched by the father and son relationship.

  • Title : The counterfeit Guest
    The counterfeit Guest
    • Author : Melikan, Rose
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : E12424
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In this rousing sequel to The Blackstone Key, Rose Melikan’s heroine returns to the world of espionage for an intelligent, thrilling adventure in Georgian England.
      In this rousing sequel to The Blackstone Key, Rose Melikan’s heroine returns to the world of espionage for an intelligent, thrilling adventure in Georgian England. When the story begins Mary is a wealthy heiress. Young ladies in her situation ought to marry well—as her friend Susannah Armitage has. But is Susannah’s marriage to Colonel Crosby-Nash all that it seems? Mary thinks not, and when her suspicions lead to a meeting with the elusive spymaster, Cuthbert Shy, he reveals the terrible truth—the colonel is a traitor. At Shy’s request, Mary agrees to accompany the Crosby-Nashes to their country estate, in order to discover his secrets. It is a perilous assignment, and the danger increases when her only means of communicating with Shy is murderously cut off. If only Mary could contact the redoubtable Captain Robert Holland, but as he has inexplicably ended their friendship, his help seems out of reach.… In the grand tradition of Charlotte Bronte and Daphne du Maurier, Melikan presents a gripping tale of adventure and romance, while enhancing both with flawless details of time and place. The combination will keep readers holding their breath until the next explosive instalment.

  • Title : The appeal
    The appeal
    • Author : Grisham, John
    • Narrator : Vincent Marzello. (Male)
    • System Number : E12443
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      In a crowded courtroom in Mississipi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town's water supply, causing the worst "cancer cluster" in history.
      In a crowded courtroom in Mississipi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town's water supply, causing the worst "cancer cluster" in history. The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict or reverse it.

  • Title : Firebird
    Firebird
    • Author : Asher, Michael
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards. (Male)
    • System Number : E12448
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Adam Ibram, the Egyptian-born adviser to the US President, was brutally shot in a kebab house near the bazaar in old Cairo.
      Adam Ibram, the Egyptian-born adviser to the US President, was brutally shot in a kebab house near the bazaar in old Cairo. This high profile murder brought both the local police and the FBI on the scene. So feisty, country-born Lieutenant Rashid is pulled off his current undercover job and reluctantly paired with arrogant, attractive Daisy Brooke, with her degree in Middle Eastern Studies. The only thing the witness heard the dying man say was 'Firebird'… The one clue that Sammy Rashid found at the site was an Islamic amulet belonging to the Sanusiya Brotherhood – a fundamentalist sect disbanded around 1917… And in the bazaar the macabre, brutal killings continue. The locals blame it on a ghoul… The combination of mystery and myth with contemporary scenes, the sense of the colour and violence of Cairo and of the heat and harshness of the desert, the vividness of the characters and the strength of the storytelling, make this, as it did Michael Asher's first novel – 'The Eye of Ra', a compelling, fascinating thriller.

  • Title : The Black Prince
    The Black Prince
    • Author : Corris, Peter
    • Narrator : Peter Hosking.
    • System Number : E12460
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sex, sport and steroids, an explosive mix.
      Sex, sport and steroids, an explosive mix. They called him the Black Prince. Southwestern Uni's top athlete, Clinton seemed to have it all: he was destined for sporting stardom and lucky in love, then it all went horribly wrong. Now Clinton won't rest until he's avenged his girlfriend's death. He's after the dealer who sold Angie bad steroids and nothing's going to get in his way. Can Cliff Hardy find him before he ends up on a murder charge, or dead?

  • Title : Dear zoo
    Dear zoo
    • Author : Campbell, Rod
    • Narrator : Caroline Quentin. (Female)
    • System Number : E12461
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      A letter to the zoo asking for a pet results in a succession being dispatched - all of them containing highly unsuitable pets!
      A letter to the zoo asking for a pet results in a succession being dispatched - all of them containing highly unsuitable pets! All, of course, except the last one.

  • Title : Eclipse
    Eclipse
    • Author : Banville, John
    • Narrator : Bill Wallis. (Male)
    • System Number : E12468
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      Alexander Cleave has never been able to rid himself of the feeling that he is in a perpetual state of being watched, even when alone.
      Alexander Cleave has never been able to rid himself of the feeling that he is in a perpetual state of being watched, even when alone. So he became an actor and successfully performed his way through life until suddenly, at the peak of his career, he corpsed in the middle of the last act and staggered off stage, never to return. Self-banished to his childhood home and cut off from his wife, Cleave begins to unravel the past and disinter his own identity.

  • Title : The Valentine legacy
    The Valentine legacy
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Eleanor Swinden. (Female)
    • System Number : E12474
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Twenty-year-old Jessie Warfield is branded a disgrace for riding as a jockey on her father's racehorses, wearing men's clothing, exposing her skin to the sun and, in general, not acting like a lady at all.
      Twenty-year-old Jessie Warfield is branded a disgrace for riding as a jockey on her father's racehorses, wearing men's clothing, exposing her skin to the sun and, in general, not acting like a lady at all. James Wyndham, eligible widower and owner of a nearby horse farm, is Jessie's rival on the race track. Outwardly competitive to the extreme with James, she is secretly in love with him. James, having known her since she was fourteen, sees her only as a little sister and a bratty one at that. Together they are the unlikeliest romantic duo among their native Baltimore riding set. When Jessie sets out to protect James from a marriage entrapment, she ends up compromising her own reputation and is pressured into leaving town. She flees to an unlikely haven: the estate of James's British cousins, the Earl and "Duchess" of Chase. There she is pampered, dressed, and transformed into a lady. Smitten by the new Jessie, James proposes and they marry.

  • Title : Summer desserts
    Summer desserts
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Nellie Chalfant. (Female)
    • System Number : E12482
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Chef Summer Lyndon had quite a sweet tooth, though she knew that giving in to her craving for her deliciously handsome boss would be a hazard to her piece of mind.
      Chef Summer Lyndon had quite a sweet tooth, though she knew that giving in to her craving for her deliciously handsome boss would be a hazard to her piece of mind. How could she stick to a "no Blake Cocharan" diet when she found him simply too tempting to resist?

  • Title : The duke
    The duke
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : E12488
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Penderleigh Castle is the home of the Robertsons, who have just been dealt a terrible blow.
      Penderleigh Castle is the home of the Robertsons, who have just been dealt a terrible blow. Their new master, already an English duke, has just been named the Scottish Earl of Penderleigh. Ian Carmichael, Duke of Portmaine, is proud, aristocratic, handsome as the devil's right hand, and kinder than any grousing Robertson has a right to expect. Brandy Robertson the old earl's granddaughter takes one look at the duke and her heart goes ballistic. The problem is, the duke is already engaged, and if that isn't bad enough, someone wants to kill him.

  • Title : Wizard's daughter
    Wizard's daughter
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : E12493
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When Ryder Sherbrooke finds a child nearly beaten to death in an alley in Eastbourne, he takes her home to Brandon House.
      When Ryder Sherbrooke finds a child nearly beaten to death in an alley in Eastbourne, he takes her home to Brandon House. She doesn't speak for six months. Her first words, oddly enough, are a haunting song: I dream of beauty and sightless night. I dream of strength and fevered might. I dream I'm not alone again. But I know of his death and her grievous sin. Ah, and just what does this strange song mean that was seemingly imprinted on the child's brain? She names herself Rosalind de la Fontaine since she cannot remember who she is. In her first season in London in 1835, under the aegis of the Sherbrookes, she meets Nicholas Vail, the 7th Earl of Mountjoy, newly arrived from Macau. It is instant fascination on both their parts, but for different reasons. With Grayson Sherbrooke, they are led to an ancient copy of a mysterious book written by a sixteenth-century wizard. The book is written in a baffling code that neither Grayson nor Nicholas can read. But Rosalind can, easily.Strange things start happening. Both Nicholas and Rosalind know it has to do with the old book and, perhaps, even her past, particularly the song she first sang as a child. The urgency builds as they realize Rosalind is the key to a centuries-old mystery.

  • Title : A damsel in distress
    A damsel in distress
    • Author : Wodehouse, P.G.
    • Narrator : Cecil, Jonathan. (Male)
    • System Number : E12500
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Maud Marsh flings herself into George Bevan's cab in Piccadilly, he starts believing in damsels in distress.
      When Maud Marsh flings herself into George Bevan's cab in Piccadilly, he starts believing in damsels in distress. George traces his mysterious travelling companion to Belpher Castle, home of Lord Marshmoreton, where things become severely muddled. Maud's aunt, Lady Caroline Byng, wants Maud to marry Reddie, her stepson. Maud, meanwhile, is known to be in love with an unknown American she met in Wales. So when George turns up speaking American, a nasty case of mistaken identity breaks out. In fact the scene is set for the perfect Wodehouse comedy of errors.

  • Title : Outback blaze
    Outback blaze
    • Author : Johns, Rachel
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm. (Male)
    • System Number : E12533
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Ruby Jones was always an optimist, but the trauma of her past had made her wary.
      Ruby Jones was always an optimist, but the trauma of her past had made her wary. So when she flees to the small rural community of Bunyip Bay to start afresh, she has her sights firmly set on establishing her horse-riding business and rebuilding her life. The last thing Ruby wants is a romance. In fact, after all she has been through, she can't imagine she will ever believe in love again. Police officer Drew Noble has no intention of staying in Bunyip Bay — he is just an outsider seeking temporary refuge. But as the charm of the town sways him, Drew finds himself increasingly drawn to the community and its inhabitants, as well as another newcomer, the lovely Ruby Jones. When Drew investigates a suspicious fire at Ruby's parents' business, he finds himself feeling strangely protective of the girl with the flowers in her hair. As the details of Ruby's past emerge and she comes once more under threat, Drew realises he will do all in his power to save her. Soon these outsiders discover they have both lost their hearts — not only to the town but to each other.

  • Title : The forgotten garden
    The forgotten garden
    • Author : Morton, Kate
    • Narrator : Caroline Lee.
    • System Number : E12542
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Cassandra is lost, alone and grieving.
      Cassandra is lost, alone and grieving. Her much loved grandmother, Nell, has just died and Cassandra, her life already shaken by a tragic accident ten years ago, feels like she has lost everything dear to her. But an unexpected and mysterious bequest from Nell turns Cassandra's life upside down and ends up challenging everything she thought she knew about herself and her family. Inheriting a book of dark and intriguing fairytales written by Eliza Makepeace - the Victorian authoress who disappeared mysteriously in the early twentieth century - Cassandra takes her courage in both hands to follow in the footsteps of Nell on a quest to find out the truth about their history, their family and their past; little knowing that in the process, she will also discover a new life for herself.

  • Title : Dead man's hand : an anthology of the weird west
    Dead man's hand : an anthology of the weird west
    • Author : Adams, John Joseph (Editor)
    • Narrator : Gigante, Phil; Ross, Natalie. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12550
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      The weird, wild west - an American frontier populated by gunslingers, rattlesnakes, outlaws, zombies, aliens, time travelers, and steampunk!
      The weird, wild west - an American frontier populated by gunslingers, rattlesnakes, outlaws, zombies, aliens, time travelers, and steampunk! Twenty-three of science fiction and fantasy's hottest and most popular authors create all-new tales, written exclusively for this anthology. Aliens and monsters, magic and science are introduced to the old west, with explosive results.

  • Title : The Sudden Appearance of Hope
    The Sudden Appearance of Hope
    • Author : North, Claire
    • Narrator : Joan Scafe and monitored by Jan Angwin
    • System Number : E12586
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Mystery/Adventure
    • Summary :
      My name is Hope Arden.
      My name is Hope Arden. I am the girl the world forgets. It started when I was sixteen years old. A father forgetting to drive me to school. A mother setting the table for three, not four. A friend who looks at me and sees a stranger. ...

  • Title : Ash Island
    Ash Island
    • Author : Maitland, Barry
    • Narrator : Peter Hosking. (Male)
    • System Number : E12589
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Detective Sergeant Harry Belltree, back on the job after a near-fatal confrontation with corrupt colleagues, has become a departmental embarrassment.
      Detective Sergeant Harry Belltree, back on the job after a near-fatal confrontation with corrupt colleagues, has become a departmental embarrassment. The solution is a posting away from Sydney and a quiet life in Newcastle. Or maybe not so quiet. A body's been found buried just offshore on Ash Island; there may be more. There's also Harry's unfinished business. The car crash that killed his parents and blinded his wife happened not far from Newcastle. And Harry knows it was no accident. The other unfinished business is Jenny's longed-for pregnancy. Which means that now the stakes are higher than ever.

  • Title : Whispers along the rails : Postcards from Pullman, Book 2
    Whispers along the rails : Postcards from Pullman, Book 2
    • Author : Miller, Judith
    • Narrator : Margaret Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : E12594
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories
    • Summary :
      Olivia Mott finds herself juggling two jobs: her assistant chef position at Hotel Florence and her undercover work for the Pullman Rail Car Company.
      Olivia Mott finds herself juggling two jobs: her assistant chef position at Hotel Florence and her undercover work for the Pullman Rail Car Company. Olivia thinks the suggestions she relays to Pullman's town manager are being used to improve conditions for workers and save the company money, but is something much more sinister happening behind the scenes? Several months have passed since Lady Charlotte fled to Chicago, leaving her infant son in Olivia's care. Now Charlotte's money has run out. A kindly woman offers her a place to live and secures her a position at Marshall Field's store, but Charlotte's heart can't forget the past. Dare she return to Pullman to find out what happened to her baby?

  • Title : The Forever Man W.A.R.P. book 3
    The Forever Man W.A.R.P. book 3
    • Author : Colfer, Eoin
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards and Monitored by , Leone Carroll and Jane Gibbs.
    • System Number : E12597
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction
    • Summary :
      You can't outrun your own history . . .Still trapped in Victorian London, FBI agent Chevie Savano is determined to help her friend Riley find his long-lost brother.
      You can't outrun your own history . . .Still trapped in Victorian London, FBI agent Chevie Savano is determined to help her friend Riley find his long-lost brother. But the WARP wormhole has other ideas . . .Pulled two centuries into the past, Chevie and Riley find themselves in the village of Mandrake. Under siege from prowling monsters that have escaped from the wormhole, the village's only protector is the sinister Witchfinder - a man with a hidden past and deadly powers.With Chevie branded a witch and sentenced to be burned at the stake, can Riley thwart the Witchfinder's plans before he destroys them all?

  • Title : The commodore
    The commodore
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : E12605
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The 18th Century heroes, Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr.
      The 18th Century heroes, Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin of the Royal Navy, are sent to the fever-ridden Gulf of Guinea to disrupt the slave trade. But their ultimate destination is Ireland where the French are mounting an invasion, a mission that will test Aubrey's seamanship and Maturin's talents as a secret agent.

  • Title : The Windy Season
    The Windy Season
    • Author : Carmody, Sam
    • Narrator : Jim Malcolm and recorded by Kevan Harris. (Male)
    • System Number : E12625
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Australian Stories.
    • Summary :
      A young fisherman is missing from the crayfish boats in the West Australian town of Stark.
      A young fisherman is missing from the crayfish boats in the West Australian town of Stark. There's no trace at all of Elliot, there hasn't been for some weeks and Paul, his younger brother, is the only one who seems to be active in the search. Taking Elliot's place on the boat skippered by their troubled cousin, Paul soon learns how many opportunities there are to get lost in those many thousands of kilometres of lonely coastline. Fierce, evocative and memorable, this is an Australian story set within an often wild and unforgiving sea, where mysterious influences are brought to bear on the inhospitable town and its residents.

  • Title : The name of the wind
    The name of the wind
    • Author : Rothfuss, Patrick
    • Narrator : Nick Podehl. (Male)
    • System Number : E12626
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 27 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      My name is Kvothe.
      My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. You may have heard of me. So begins a tale unequaled in fantasy literature, the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.

  • Title : The folk of the Faraway Tree (abridged)
    The folk of the Faraway Tree (abridged)
    • Author : Blyton, Enid
    • Narrator : Kate Winslet. (Female)
    • System Number : E12634
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      A magical, exciting and enchanting story about the wonderful characters of the Faraway Tree read by well-known British actor, Kate Winslet.
      A magical, exciting and enchanting story about the wonderful characters of the Faraway Tree read by well-known British actor, Kate Winslet. Cousin Connie does not believe Joe, Beth and Frannie when they tell tales of the Faraway Tree in the woods. Until the three children take her there and show her the magical friends and visit the Land of Secrets, the Land of Giants, the Land of Tea Parties, the Land of Enchantments and the Land of Treats. 6yrs+

  • Title : The Capes
    The Capes
    • Author : Van Zeller, Marcia
    • Narrator : Tracey Parker and recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : E12648
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction
    • Summary :
      On the 1st of December 1876, the S.S.
      On the 1st of December 1876, the S.S. Georgette, badly damaged and carrying 50 crew and passengers, was wrecked in heavy surf off the coast of Western Australia. According to popular accounts two courageous riders, a 16-year-old girl named Grace Bussell and an Aboriginal stockman named Sam Isaacs, plunged their horses into the ocean over and over again to carry the terrified survivors to safety. It’s a stirring tale indeed; but undermining it is little known, yet compelling evidence that suggests quite a different story. In this historical novel the much-loved Georgette legend is questioned and unsung heroes given their due.

  • Title : Third Strike
    Third Strike
    • Author : Sharp, Zoe
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd. (Female)
    • System Number : E12678
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      I was running when I saw my father kill himself.
      I was running when I saw my father kill himself. Not that he jumped off a tall building or stepped in front of a truck but – professionally, personally – what I watched him do was suicide.”The last person that professional bodyguard, Charlotte “Charlie” Fox, ever expected to self-destruct was her own father, an eminent surgeon. But when Charlie unexpectedly sees him admitting to gross professional misconduct on a New York news program, she can’t just stand by and watch his downfall.That’s not easy when Richard Foxcroft, always cold towards his daughter, rejects her help at every turn. The good doctor has never made any secret of his disapproval of Charlie’s choice of career – or her relationship with her boss, Sean Meyer. And now, just as Charlie and Sean are settling in to their new life in the States, Foxcroft seems determined to go down in a blazing lack of glory, and take Charlie and everyone she cares about down with him.But he has not bargained on Charlie’s own ruthless streak. And when the game turns deadly, Charlie will need to stake her life and her father’s against a formidable foe.

  • Title : Love on Forrest Downs
    Love on Forrest Downs
    • Author : McCorry, Sheryl
    • Narrator : Narrated by Margaret Harris and Recorded by Else Boon. (Female)
    • System Number : E12679
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Sheryl McCorry is a woman in a million.
      Sheryl McCorry is a woman in a million. In her runaway bestselling memoir Diamonds and Dust and its compelling follow up Stars over Shiralee, Sheryl shared her amazing life story from a childhood in the top end to mustering cattle in the outback to becoming the first woman in the Kimberly to run a two-million acre cattle station.In her unforgettable new book, Sheryl's inspiring story continues as she and her soulmate Michael battle to keep her new outback home, Forrest Downs, running against the tough, unforgiving landscape of the outback. With her characteristic down-to-earth honesty, Sheryl reveals never before told stories of hardship and humour from her incredible life in the bush. For the very first time, Sheryl discloses the tragic and terrifying last months of her late second husband Bob McCorry's life and her continuing battle to overcome the fears from her violent third marriage.Sheryl's latest book is a love letter to the land and the life Sheryl was born to. Her resilient spirit fights on to preserve the country she so loves and protect her family from the forces that would tear them apart. Here at last at Forrest Downs, Sheryl has found the happy ending she so deserves. Love on Forrest Downs is at once funny and frank; heartfelt and no-holds-bar. The astonishing continuing life story of an extraordinary woman.

  • Title : The Heroes of Olympus Book 1: The Lost Hero
    The Heroes of Olympus Book 1: The Lost Hero
    • Author : Riordan, Rick
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Male)
    • System Number : E12684
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy Fiction
    • Summary :
      The Number one, bestselling title in this new spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan.
      The Number one, bestselling title in this new spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. OLD ENEMIES AWAKEN AS CAMP HALF-BLOOD'S NEW ARRIVALS PREPARE FOR WAR When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and explosives. But rumours of a terrible curse - and a missing hero - are flying around camp. It seems Jason, Piper and Leo are the chosen ones to embark on a terrifying new quest, which they must complete by the winter solstice. In just four days time. Can the trio succeed on this deadly mission - and what must they sacrifice in order to survive?

  • Title : Rumpole's return
    Rumpole's return
    • Author : Mortimer, John
    • Narrator : Robert Hardy.
    • System Number : E12697
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories
    • Summary :
      Horace Rumpole was enjoying a well-earned retirement basking in the Florida sun beside She Who Must be Obeyed, and learning to rap with strangers, when he is called back to chambers.
      Horace Rumpole was enjoying a well-earned retirement basking in the Florida sun beside She Who Must be Obeyed, and learning to rap with strangers, when he is called back to chambers.

  • Title : When gods die : a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery
    When gods die : a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery
    • Author : Harris, C.S.
    • Narrator : Pat Stroud. (Female)
    • System Number : E12734
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The young wife of an aging marquis is found murdered in the arms of the Prince Regent.
      The young wife of an aging marquis is found murdered in the arms of the Prince Regent. Around her neck lies a necklace said to have been worn by Druid priestesses-that is, until it was lost at sea with its last owner, Sebastian St. Cyr's mother. Now Sebastian is lured into a dangerous investigation of the marchioness's death-and his mother's uncertain fate. As he edges closer to the truth-and one murder follows another-he confronts a conspiracy that imperils those nearest him and threatens to bring down the monarchy.

  • Title : The lesson of her death
    The lesson of her death
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : John Chancer. (Male)
    • System Number : E12748
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      As Detective Bill Corde looks down at the beautiful face of the murdered girl in the mud, he cannot know that his own life is about to turn into a terrifyingly real nightmare - Before Corde knows it, the girl's killer is trailing him and his unsuspecting family - his wife, his teenage son, his imaginative but vulnerable daughter Sarah.
      As Detective Bill Corde looks down at the beautiful face of the murdered girl in the mud, he cannot know that his own life is about to turn into a terrifyingly real nightmare - Before Corde knows it, the girl's killer is trailing him and his unsuspecting family - his wife, his teenage son, his imaginative but vulnerable daughter Sarah. Sarah - who alone knows the identity of the man who took the life of the girl...the man who may be responsible for further deaths. And the lesson Bill Corde is about to learn - the lesson of her death - is an education that no one will ever forget.

  • Title : Speaking in tongues
    Speaking in tongues
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Ed Sala. (Male)
    • System Number : E12776
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Megan's life isn't going well - It's also about to get worse - A drunken joke has left her having to see a tedious therapist and in his absence, the dynamically different Dr Peters takes over - or so Megan thinks - He manages to shock her innermost secrets out of her, and then he whacks a syringe into her arm before she has time to cry out.
      Megan's life isn't going well - It's also about to get worse - A drunken joke has left her having to see a tedious therapist and in his absence, the dynamically different Dr Peters takes over - or so Megan thinks - He manages to shock her innermost secrets out of her, and then he whacks a syringe into her arm before she has time to cry out. Aaron Matthews, alias Dr Peters, isn't having the best of times, either. Chance keeps sabotaging Megan's meticulously planned abduction. If he believed in luck, he'd be cursing his. However, his plan's far too intricately laid to let Megan's friends and relatives tamper with it. Of course, their meddling could provoke one of his moods, and who knows what that could mean for Megan?

  • Title : Solitude creek
    Solitude creek
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : January LaVoy (Female)
    • System Number : E12779
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A tragedy occurs at a small concert venue on the Monterey Peninsula - Cries of "fire" are raised, and panicked people run for the doors, only to find them blocked.
      A tragedy occurs at a small concert venue on the Monterey Peninsula - Cries of "fire" are raised, and panicked people run for the doors, only to find them blocked. Half a dozen people die, and others are seriously injured - But it's the panic and the stampede that killed; there was no fire - Kathryn Dance--a brilliant California Bureau of Investigation agent and body language expert--discovers that the stampede was caused intentionally, and the perpetrator, a man obsessed with turning people's own fears and greed into weapons, has more attacks planned. She and her team must race against the clock to find where he will strike next before more innocents die.

  • Title : Death of a blue movie star : The Rune trilogy, Book 2
    Death of a blue movie star : The Rune trilogy, Book 2
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : E12855
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rune is struggling to become a filmmaker in New York, shooting a documentary about a series of shocking bomb attacks on the adult film industry, seemingly perpetrated by religious terrorists.
      Rune is struggling to become a filmmaker in New York, shooting a documentary about a series of shocking bomb attacks on the adult film industry, seemingly perpetrated by religious terrorists. But when one of these explosions shatters the lives of those close to her, Rune suspects that there's more to the attacks than meets the eye. Aided by NYPD bomb squad expert Sam Healey, and armed with nothing more than a video camera and her courage, she plunges into the underbelly of Manhattan on a dangerous search for the real killer.

  • Title : Wolf to the slaughter
    Wolf to the slaughter
    • Author : Rendell, Ruth
    • Narrator : Robin Bailey. (Male)
    • System Number : E12863
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Anita Margolis had vanished.
      Anita Margolis had vanished. There was no body, no crime, nothing more concrete than an anonymous letter and a name. A pattern soon emerged to the investigation. Not only had Anita been wealthy and flighty, she had been thoroughly immortal, too.

  • Title : The chameleon's shadow
    The chameleon's shadow
    • Author : Walters, Minette
    • Narrator : Christian Rodska. (Male)
    • System Number : E12868
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When British lieutenant Charles Acland returns home from Iraq, his serious head injuries are the outward manifestation of a profound inner change: he may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or it may be, as his psychiatrist suggests, "the prolonged destruction of a personality."
      When British lieutenant Charles Acland returns home from Iraq, his serious head injuries are the outward manifestation of a profound inner change: he may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or it may be, as his psychiatrist suggests, "the prolonged destruction of a personality."

  • Title : Sharpe's siege
    Sharpe's siege
    • Author : Cornwell, Bernard.
    • Narrator : William Gaminara (Male)
    • System Number : E12870
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : War stories
    • Summary :
      Sharpe's mission had seemed simple: capture a small, unguarded French coastal fort, cripple Napoleon's supply lines, and retreat across the sea.
      Sharpe's mission had seemed simple: capture a small, unguarded French coastal fort, cripple Napoleon's supply lines, and retreat across the sea. But behind the lines, Sharpe's old enemy awaits, with a battalion of French soldiers and a vicious commanding general who keeps the scalps of his dead enemies as trophies.

  • Title : The headhunters
    The headhunters
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter
    • Narrator : Maggie Ollerenshaw. (Female)
    • System Number : E12872
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Over coffee, Gemma says she could murder her boss.
      Over coffee, Gemma says she could murder her boss. Her friend Jo goes along with the joke, helping her dream up fantastic ways of doing it. The game is so amusing that they tell their friends Jake and Rick, and soon the quartet are calling themselves 'The Headhunters'. But some of Rick's suggestions sound uncomfortably serious. Then one Sunday morning Jo is horrified to find a murdered body on the beach at Selsey. As police investigate, another body is found -- and Gemma's boss is missing.

  • Title : The redeemer
    The redeemer
    • Author : Nesbo, Jo
    • Narrator : John Lee. (Male)
    • System Number : E12875
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery stories.
    • Summary :
      Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on an Oslo street.
      Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on an Oslo street. Suddenly a musician falls dead, shot at point-blank range. Hole--the police department's best investigator and worst civil servant--has no suspect, weapon, or motive. But his troubles have just begun: the assassin, quickly discovering that he shot the wrong man, becomes frantic in his search for his target. Hole's search is growing equally frantic, and he finds himself on a chase that leads into the darkest corners of the former Yugoslavia. But it's when he returns to Oslo that he encounters true darkness: among the homeless, the junkies, and the Salvationists, eagerly awaiting their savior--whether he brings new life or immediate death. With its shrewdly vertiginous narrative, acid-etched characters, and white-hot pace, The Redeemer is resounding proof of Jo Nesbø's standing among the best crime writers of our time. Translated by Don Bartlett.

  • Title : The ambassador
    The ambassador
    • Author : Currie, Edwina.
    • Narrator : Simon Shepard. (Male)
    • System Number : E12877
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      An extraordinarily vivid portrait of how the world could look – and think – one hundred years from now.
      An extraordinarily vivid portrait of how the world could look – and think – one hundred years from now. It is a place where ‘cloning’ is not mentioned in polite society, but its influence is everywhere. And whilst there is progress in the battle against ageing and disease, there is also a darker side to the scientific breakthroughs, as Bill Strether, US Ambassador to London, is about to discover...

  • Title : China dolls
    China dolls
    • Author : See, Lisa
    • Narrator : Jodi Long. (Female)
    • System Number : E12879
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction
    • Summary :
      It's 1938, in San Francisco.
      It's 1938, in San Francisco. A world's fair is preparing to open on Treasure Island, a war is brewing overseas, and the city is alive with possibilities. Grace, Helen, and Ruby, three young women from very different backgrounds, meet by chance at the exclusive and glamorous Forbidden City nightclub. The girls become fast friends, relying on one another through unexpected challenges and shifting fortunes. But after the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, paranoia and suspicion threaten to destroy them.

  • Title : Sleeping in the ground : an Inspector Banks novel
    Sleeping in the ground : an Inspector Banks novel
    • Author : Robinson, Peter
    • Narrator : James Langton. (Male)
    • System Number : E12880
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A shocking mass murder occurs at a wedding in a small Dales church and a huge manhunt follows.
      A shocking mass murder occurs at a wedding in a small Dales church and a huge manhunt follows. Eventually, the shooter is run to ground and things take their inevitable course.But Banks is plagued with doubts as to exactly whathappened outside the church that day, and why. Struggling with the death of his first serious girlfriend and the return of profiler Jenny Fuller into his life, Banks feelsthe need to dig deeper into the murders, and as he does so,he uncovers forensic and psychological puzzles that lead him to the past secrets that might just provide the answers he is looking for. When the surprising truth becomes clear, it is almost too late.

  • Title : The Slickers
    The Slickers
    • Author : Hubbard, L. Ron
    • Narrator : Edoardo Ballerini. (Male)
    • System Number : E12881
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Tex Larimee is a grizzled Arizona sheriff who's leaving the deserts of Cactus County behind, blazing a trail east to mix it up with The Slickers in the canyons of Manhattan.
      Tex Larimee is a grizzled Arizona sheriff who's leaving the deserts of Cactus County behind, blazing a trail east to mix it up with The Slickers in the canyons of Manhattan. Tex's welcome to New York is a rude one. Robbed of his cash, gun and badge, he's locked in a room in back of a run-down bar. Breaking out of the bar, he goes looking for his best friend ... only to find him dead, his throat cut. And the cops accuse Tex of committing the murder.... But none of that's going to keep a good Arizona lawman down. Discovering he's been the subject of an elaborate frame-up job, Tex has got a few tricks of his own up his sleeve--and in his recovered Colt .45--to make even the toughest of city birds sing a different tune. Also includes the mysteries "Killer Ape," in which a man frees a mistreated orangutan, only to end up with a monkey on his back, as he's accused of aiding and abetting the ape in a case of murder; and "Murder Afloat," the story of a top narcotics cop in the US Secret Service who's pursuit of a million-dollar score could land him in some hot--and deadly--water.

  • Title : Jigsaw
    Jigsaw
    • Author : Fraser, Anthea
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Tong. (Female)
    • System Number : E12882
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Rona Parish embarks on a new assignment, she is not expecting another brush with murder.
      When Rona Parish embarks on a new assignment, she is not expecting another brush with murder. She is to write a series of articles to coincide with the 800th anniversary of the county town of Buckford, looking at the history of its churches, schools and celebrated inhabitants. Having found lodgings with a young woman called Nuala Banks, Rona arranges a series of interviews with various notable people in the town.

  • Title : Honor among thieves
    Honor among thieves
    • Author : Corey, James S. A.
    • Narrator : Marc Thompson. Ilyana Kadushin. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12883
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, writing as James S.A.
      Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, writing as James S.A. Corey, make their Star Wars debut in this brand-new epic adventure featuring Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia Organa. The action begins after the destruction of the Death Star in Star Wars.When a rebel spy needs extraction from under the nose of the Empire, who better to send than master smuggler, Han Solo. But rescuing a friendly spy is just the start of a wild adventure as the intel the spy uncovers leads Han and Leia to an ancient and deadly secret that threatens to be the Empire's ultimate weapon against the Rebel Alliance.

  • Title : Mixing with murder
    Mixing with murder
    • Author : Granger, Ann
    • Narrator : Kim Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : E12887
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Club owner Mickey Allerton's best dancer has deserted him and he wants her back.
      Club owner Mickey Allerton's best dancer has deserted him and he wants her back. And Fran Varady has to find her, or her dog Bonnie will be for it, courtesy of one of Mickey's bouncers. Fran goes to Oxford to see Lisa's parents, only to discover a floating corpse that lands her in trouble with Thames Valley police. Then she meets Lisa, and realises there's more to her disappearance than Mickey let on. Fran decides to help her, but she's got herself mixed up in something dangerous, and if she doesn't want to end up in a watery grave, she'd better watch her back.

  • Title : Snow flower and the secret fan
    Snow flower and the secret fan
    • Author : See, Lisa
    • Narrator : Janet Song. (Female)
    • System Number : E12888
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of two extraordinary women surviving in a time of strict rules and ancient customs.
      The story of two extraordinary women surviving in a time of strict rules and ancient customs. Humble farmer's daughter Lily is no ordinary girl. If properly bound, her feet will be flawless and in 19th century China, where a woman's eligibility is judged by the shape and size of her feet, this is extraordinary good luck. Lily now has the power to make a good marriage and change the fortunes of her family. But first she must undergo the agonies of footbinding, learn nu shu, the secret women's writing, and a girl will be chosen as her "old-same", a relationship almost akin to marriage. Lily's "old-same", Snow Flower, comes from a refined family. Even though their worlds are far apart they develop a deep bond through their letters written in nu shu. Lily and Snow Flower find comfort in their friendship. But when they come of age to be married, a misunderstanding threatens to change everything.

  • Title : Unforgotten
    Unforgotten
    • Author : Francis, Clare
    • Narrator : Nigel Anthony. (Male)
    • System Number : E12889
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Lawyer Hugh Gwynne's most difficult case has finally come to court.
      Lawyer Hugh Gwynne's most difficult case has finally come to court. His client Tom Deacon is claiming damages for post-traumatic stress after a car accident in which he witnessed the death of his daughter. It seems certain Tom will win the compensation that will enable him to pick up the pieces of his shattered life. Then Tom receives an anonymous letter that throws him into an impossible dilemma.

  • Title : Portobello
    Portobello
    • Author : Rendell, Ruth
    • Narrator : Nigel Anthony. (Male)
    • System Number : E12890
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      The Portobello area of West London has a rich personality - vibrant, brilliant in colour, noisy, with graffiti that approach art, bizarre and splendid.
      The Portobello area of West London has a rich personality - vibrant, brilliant in colour, noisy, with graffiti that approach art, bizarre and splendid. An indefinable edge to it adds a spice of danger. There is nothing safe about Portobello.

  • Title : These foolish things
    These foolish things
    • Author : Moggach, Deborah
    • Narrator : Nina Wadia. (Female)
    • System Number : E12892
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction
    • Summary :
      When Ravi Kapoor, an over-worked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his disgusting and difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: 'Can't we just send him away somewhere?
      When Ravi Kapoor, an over-worked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his disgusting and difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: 'Can't we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away.' His prayer seems to have been answered when his entrepreneurial cousin, Sonny, sets up a retirement home, recreating a lost corner of England in a converted guesthouse in Bangalore. Travel and set-up are inexpensive, staff willing and plentiful - and the British pensioners can enjoy the hot weather and take mango juice with their gin...

  • Title : Saving fish from drowning
    Saving fish from drowning
    • Author : Tan, Amy
    • Narrator : Amy Tan. (Female)
    • System Number : E12896
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours
    • Genre : Adventure stories
    • Summary :
      A pious man explained to his followers: "It is evil to take lives and noble to save them.
      A pious man explained to his followers: "It is evil to take lives and noble to save them. Each day I pledge to save a hundred lives. I drop my net in the lake and scoop out a hundred fishes. I place the fishes on the bank, where they flop and twirl. 'Don't be scared, ' I tell those fishes. 'I am saving you from drowning.' Soon enough, the fishes grow calm and lie still. Yet, sad to say, I am always too late. The fishes expire. And because it is evil to waste anything, I take those dead fishes to market and I sell them for a good price. With the money I receive, I buy more nets so I can save more fishes."--Anonymous Twelve American tourists join an art expedition that begins in the Himalayan foothills of China - dubbed the true Shangri-La - and heads south into the jungles of Burma. But after the mysterious death of their tour leader, the carefully laid plans fall apart, and disharmony breaks out among the pleasure-seekers as they come to discover that the Burma Road is paved with less-than-honorable intentions, questionable food, and tribal curses. And then, on Christmas morning, eleven of the travelers boat across a misty lake for a sunrise cruise - and disappear. Drawing from the current political reality in Burma and woven with pure confabulation, Amy Tan's picaresque novel poses the question: How can we discern what is real and what is fiction, in everything we see? How do we know what to believe?

  • Title : The red house mystery
    The red house mystery
    • Author : Milne, A.A.
    • Narrator : William Sutherland. (Male)
    • System Number : E12897
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mark Ablett's stately mansion, the Red House, is filled with very proper guests when his most improper brother returns from Australia.
      Mark Ablett's stately mansion, the Red House, is filled with very proper guests when his most improper brother returns from Australia. The prodigal brother enters Mark's study, the parlor maid hears arguing and the brother dies rather suddenly, with a bullet between his eyes. The study is locked from the inside and Mark is missing! Investigating the crime is wealthy Antony Gillingham, who rivals Sherlock Holmes in his remarkable powers of observation. He is aided by the perfect Watson, his friend Bill Beverley, a cheerful young man in white flannels.

  • Title : A murder of quality
    A murder of quality
    • Author : Le Carré, John
    • Narrator : Michael Jayston. (Male)
    • System Number : E12899
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      George Smiley is one of the most brilliantly realised characters in British fiction.
      George Smiley is one of the most brilliantly realised characters in British fiction. Bespectacled, tubby, eternally middle-aged, and deceptively ordinary, he has a mind like a steel trap and is said to possess ‘the cunning of Satan and the conscience of a virgin’. Miss Ailsa Brimley is in a quandary. She's received a peculiar letter from Mrs Stella Rode, saying that she fears her husband, an assistant master at Carne School, is trying to kill her. Reluctant to go to the police, Miss Brimley calls upon her old wartime colleague, George Smiley. Unfortunately, it's too late. Mrs Rode has just been murdered. As Smiley takes up the investigation, he realises that in life, as in espionage, nothing is quite what it appears. His investigation raises a multitude of questions. Who could have hated Stella Rode enough to kill her? Why was her dog put down shortly before the murder? And what did Mad Janie see on that fatal night? To discover the truth, Smiley must lift the lid on a world of hidden passions and dangerous hatreds.

  • Title : The cellist of Sarajevo
    The cellist of Sarajevo
    • Author : Galloway, Steven
    • Narrator : Gareth Armstrong. (Male)
    • System Number : E12902
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      Snipers in the hills overlook half the intersections in Sarajevo.
      Snipers in the hills overlook half the intersections in Sarajevo. In the streets below, people strive to go about their daily lives, trying to second guess when and where the next bullet will strike. One man, a cellist, defies this game of ' Sarajevo Roulette'. In memory of the city' s dead, for two consecutive days, he becomes a sitting target as he plays Albinonis 'Adagio' in the street outside his building. But he is unaware that one young woman observes his performances with unflinching attention... a counter-sniper, detailed to protect him from enemy marksmen.

  • Title : Close my eyes
    Close my eyes
    • Author : McKenzie, Sophie
    • Narrator : Candida Gubbins. (Female)
    • System Number : E12903
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      It's been eight years since Geniver Loxley lost her daughter, Beth.
      It's been eight years since Geniver Loxley lost her daughter, Beth. Since that day, Gen has been floundering. While her husband Art builds his business reputation and their fortune, she can't let go of Beth. And then one day, everything changes. A strange woman shows up on Gen's doorstep, saying the very thing she longs to hear: that Beth is alive. That she is out there somewhere, waiting for Gen to find her. It's insane. Unthinkable. But why would someone make up such a story? Ignoring the warnings of her husband and friends, Gen begins to hope hope that quickly turns into fear and paranoia. With questions swirling around her head, Gen is determined to uncover the truth. But who can she trust? Why is Art so reluctant to get involved? To save his wife from further hurt? Or something much more sinister? Is Beth even really out there? And, if so, who is responsible for taking her? What is the truth about Beth Loxley?

  • Title : Freedom
    Freedom
    • Author : Franzen, Jonathan
    • Narrator : David Ledoux. (Male)
    • System Number : E12904
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 24 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The idyllic lives of civic-minded environmentalists Patty and Walter Berglund come into question when their son moves in with aggressive Republican neighbors, green lawyer Walter takes a job in the coal industry, and go-getter Patty becomes increasingly unstable and enraged.
      The idyllic lives of civic-minded environmentalists Patty and Walter Berglund come into question when their son moves in with aggressive Republican neighbors, green lawyer Walter takes a job in the coal industry, and go-getter Patty becomes increasingly unstable and enraged.

  • Title : Risking it all
    Risking it all
    • Author : Granger, Ann
    • Narrator : Kim Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : E12907
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Fran Varady is approached by Private Investigator Clarence Duke, she mistrusts him on instinct.
      When Fran Varady is approached by Private Investigator Clarence Duke, she mistrusts him on instinct. But she can't ignore what he has to tell her. Her mother, Eva, who walked out on Fran when she was only seven years old, has hired Clarence to find her daughter. And for good reason. Eva is dying. Within days, Fran is reunited with the mother she hasn't seen for fifteen years, and is soon to lose again. But the biggest bombshell is still to come. Eva has another child, a daughter she gave up soon after her birth, and she wants Fran to find her. Matters aren't helped by the fact that slippery Clarence Duke seems intent on discovering what she's up to. But it's when he's found dead in his car outside Fran's home that the trouble really begins.

  • Title : A sleeping life
    A sleeping life
    • Author : Rendell, Ruth
    • Narrator : Nigel Anthony. (Male)
    • System Number : E12908
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      On a sultry August evening, the bloody body of a middle-aged woman is discovered beneath a hedge by a small boy.
      On a sultry August evening, the bloody body of a middle-aged woman is discovered beneath a hedge by a small boy. There are only two things that surprise Wexford about the murder scene. One, that the only contents of the woman's handbag are some keys and a wallet containing nothing but some money. And two, how even in death, her deathly grey eyes possess a scornful glare. The woman turns out to be Rhoda Comfrey, but there's no murder weapon, no apparent motive, and no one who actually cares she's died. Wexford's only hunch is that the clues to her murder must lie in her solitary London life. But her existence there becomes frustratingly impossible to trace.

  • Title : War of the worlds
    War of the worlds
    • Author : Wells, H.G.
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E12909
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London.
      The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London. At first, naïve locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white flag - only to be quickly killed by an all-destroying heat-ray, as terrifying tentacled invaders emerge. Soon the whole of human civilisation is under threat, as powerful Martians build gigantic killing machines, destroy all in their path with black gas and burning rays, and feast on the warm blood of trapped, still-living human prey. The forces of the earth, however, may prove harder to beat than they at first appear.

  • Title : Rules, regs and rotten eggs
    Rules, regs and rotten eggs
    • Author : Keating, H. R. F.
    • Narrator : Sheila Mitchell. (Female)
    • System Number : E12910
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Pro-hunting politician Robert Roughouse suspiciously collapses during one of his vehement speeches at an anti-hunting demonstration.
      Pro-hunting politician Robert Roughouse suspiciously collapses during one of his vehement speeches at an anti-hunting demonstration. Sensing that someone has deliberately attempted to murder him, and seeing an opportunity to prove her worth to her Assistant Chief Constable, Detective Martens determinedly takes charge of the investigation.

  • Title : To kill a mockingbird
    To kill a mockingbird
    • Author : Lee, Harper
    • Narrator : Sissy Spacek. (Female)
    • System Number : E12912
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him.
      Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him.

  • Title : The Chopin manuscript
    The Chopin manuscript
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Alfred Molina. (Male)
    • System Number : E12915
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederic Chopin.
      Former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederic Chopin. But he is unaware that, locked within its handwritten notes, lies a secret that now threatens the lives of thousands of Americans. As he races from Poland to America to uncover the mystery of the manuscript, Middleton will be accused of murder, pursued by federal agents, and targeted by assassins. But the greatest threat will come from a shadowy figure out of his past: the man known only as Faust. "The Chopin Manuscript" is a unique collaboration by 15 of the world's greatest thriller writers. Jeffery Deaver conceived the characters and set the plot in motion; the other authors each wrote a chapter in turn. Deaver then completed what he started, bringing "The Chopin Manuscript" to its explosive conclusion.

  • Title : Angel mine
    Angel mine
    • Author : Woods, Sherryl
    • Narrator : Christina Traister. (Female)
    • System Number : E12920
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Heather Reed thought she was making the right choice when she decided to raise her daughter, Angel, on her own.
      Heather Reed thought she was making the right choice when she decided to raise her daughter, Angel, on her own. But three years later, Heather realizes she needs help. Her career as an actress is faltering, and Angel’s more than she can handle alone. It’s time to track down Angel’s father, only problem is, he doesn’t know Angel exists. Heather’s search leads her to Whispering Wind, Wyoming. If Todd Winston is dismayed to see his old girlfriend show up in town, he’s shocked when he looks into the angelic eyes of the little girl who is clearly his daughter. Todd flatly refuses to open his life to Angel. Heather flatly refuses to leave town until she finds out why. Amazingly, they discover that through compromise and understanding lies the road straight to family.

  • Title : Breaking point Joe Pickett series, Book 13
    Breaking point Joe Pickett series, Book 13
    • Author : Box, C. J.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : E12922
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Game Warden Joe Pickett had no idea that Lyle Pendergast was about to disappear.
      Game Warden Joe Pickett had no idea that Lyle Pendergast was about to disappear. Two EPA employees had just been murdered, and all signs pointed to Lyle as the killer. As the manhunt was organised, Joe heard the story about Lyle and his financial problems, caused by an EPA decision. Joe investigates and discovers that vested interests want Lyle dead.

  • Title : Death of a celebrity
    Death of a celebrity
    • Author : Beaton, M.C.
    • Narrator : David Monteath. (Male)
    • System Number : E12924
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Amazing news is spreading like wildfire across the Scottish countryside: the most famous of all Lochdubh, remotely nestling in the Highlands, is perfectly anonymous, until well-known TV reporter Crystal French races into town in her bright new BMW.
      Amazing news is spreading like wildfire across the Scottish countryside: the most famous of all Lochdubh, remotely nestling in the Highlands, is perfectly anonymous, until well-known TV reporter Crystal French races into town in her bright new BMW. And PC Hamish Macbeth, dourly wed to duty rather than the fiancée who dumped him, promptly gives her a ticket for reckless driving. Outraged, Crystal makes Macbeth's life a misery with a TV report on policing in the Highlands, but when she also rakes up old local scandals for her new hit show, Macbeth notes that someone besides himself might be dead keen to stop her. And then someone does. Now, finding out who did away with the nosy reporter will lead the laconic Macbeth down roads he never envisioned, and perhaps a crisis of the heart all his own.

  • Title : Dear life
    Dear life
    • Author : Munro, Alice
    • Narrator : Liza Ross and Robert Slade. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12925
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Alice Munro captures the essence of life in this collection of stories.
      Alice Munro captures the essence of life in this collection of stories. Moments of change, chance encounters, the twist of fate that leads a person to a new way of thinking or being: the stories in 'Dear Life' build to form a radiant, indelible portrait of just how dangerous and strange ordinary life can be.

  • Title : Delusion in death
    Delusion in death
    • Author : Robb, J.D.
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen. (Female)
    • System Number : E12926
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Surviving witnesses talk about seeing things like monsters and swarms of bees.
      Surviving witnesses talk about seeing things like monsters and swarms of bees. They describe sudden, overwhelming feelings of fear and rage and paranoia. When forensics gives its report, the mass delusions make more sense: It appears the bar patrons were exposed to a cocktail of chemicals and illegal drugs that could drive anyone to temporary insanity, if not kill them outright. And if Eve can't figure it out fast, it could happen again, anytime, anywhere.

  • Title : Demelza
    Demelza
    • Author : Graham, Winston
    • Narrator : Clare Corbett. (Female)
    • System Number : E12927
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Demelza Carne, the impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground rabble, is now his wife.
      Demelza Carne, the impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground rabble, is now his wife. But the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love. Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry, and her husband, bring her confusion and heartache, despite her joy in the birth of their first child. Ross begins a bitter struggle for the rights of the mining communities, and sows the seed of an enduring enmity with the powerful George Warleggan.

  • Title : Diamonds are a girl's best friend
    Diamonds are a girl's best friend
    • Author : Colgan, Jenny
    • Narrator : Karen Cass. (Female)
    • System Number : E12928
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Humourous fiction.
    • Summary :
      From Riches to Rags...Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town - she knows all the right people, goes to all the right parties and wears all the right clothes.
      From Riches to Rags...Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town - she knows all the right people, goes to all the right parties and wears all the right clothes. But deep down she suspects that her lifestyle doesn't really amount to much. Her father wants her to make her own way in the world, to make him proud. But after one shocking evening her life is changed for ever. Scraping a living as an assistant to a "glamour" photographer; living in a hovel on the Old Kent Road with four smelly boys; eating backed beans from the can - this is one spectacular fall from grace. Sophie is desperate to get her life back - but does a girl really need diamonds to be happy?

  • Title : To the lighthouse
    To the lighthouse
    • Author : Woolf, Virginia
    • Narrator : Nicole Kidman. (Female)
    • System Number : E12935
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      To the Lighthouse is Virginia Woolf's arresting analysis of domestic family life, centering on the Ramseys and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland in the early 1900s.
      To the Lighthouse is Virginia Woolf's arresting analysis of domestic family life, centering on the Ramseys and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland in the early 1900s. Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge, Eyes Wide Shut), who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Woolf in the film adaptation of Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours, brings the impressionistic prose of this classic to vibrant life. Split into three parts, the story observes Mrs. Ramsay, Mr. Ramsey, and their children at their vacation house on the Isle of Skye. While the novel follows seemingly trivial events between the family members, the plot takes a backseat to philosophical introspection, which gave the novel its fame as an icon of modernist literature. The Ramseys' quest to recapture meaning creates a powerful allegory of man's impermanent battle with the tangible world.

  • Title : Sweet Thursday
    Sweet Thursday
    • Author : Steinbeck, John
    • Narrator : Paul Birchard. (Male)
    • System Number : E12938
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A sequel to the enormously popular 'Cannery Row', 'Sweet Thursday' recreates its bawdy, high-spirited world of bums, drunks and hookers, telling the story of what happened to everyone after the war.
      A sequel to the enormously popular 'Cannery Row', 'Sweet Thursday' recreates its bawdy, high-spirited world of bums, drunks and hookers, telling the story of what happened to everyone after the war. There are colourful characters old and new, all united by love, laughter and tears: Fauna, the latest madam at the Bear Flag brothel, Doc, still there for everyone else but feeling strangely sad himself, and Suzy, the new hustler in town who might just be the girl to save him.

  • Title : Nemesis
    Nemesis
    • Author : Coulter, Catherine
    • Narrator : MacLeod Andrews and Renee Raudman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12939
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI.
      When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI. But stopping the grenade-carrying crazy was only the beginning. Another plot unfolds nearly simultaneously with a bomb at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The terrorist at JFK refuses to speak to anyone but Sherlock. She heads back with counterterrorist Special Agent Cal McLain to try to get him to talk. Meanwhile, Savich--with the help of Agent Griffin Hammersmith--has his hands full trying to track an elusive murderer who looks like a Hollywood Dracula. When Dracula's attempts to kill Savich collide with Sherlock's terrorist case, very strange things happen. Who is really behind the bombing attack at St. Patrick's? How does Savich's mysterious killer fit into Sherlock's terrorism investigation? Savich and Sherlock race against the clock, as more lives are in danger with every passing minute.

  • Title : Rumpole and the golden thread
    Rumpole and the golden thread
    • Author : Mortimer, John
    • Narrator : Bill Wallis. (Male)
    • System Number : E12940
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      In this collection, Horace Rumpole takes on the con-o-sewers of the art world, journeys deep into the throbbing heart of Africa, dabbles in some female politics, decides the country is a very dangerous place, and incurs the wrath of Hilda.
      In this collection, Horace Rumpole takes on the con-o-sewers of the art world, journeys deep into the throbbing heart of Africa, dabbles in some female politics, decides the country is a very dangerous place, and incurs the wrath of Hilda. The stories are: Rumpole and the Genuine Artlicle, Rumpole and the Golden Thread, Rumpole and the Old Boy Net, Rumpole and the Female of the Species, Rumpole and the Sporting Life and Rumpole and the Last Resort.

  • Title : Three hands in the fountain
    Three hands in the fountain
    • Author : David, Lindsey
    • Narrator : Christian Rodska. (Male)
    • System Number : E12943
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sharing a ewer of Spanish red with his old friend and new partner Petronius Longus, Marcus Didius Falco is on the spot when a man cleaning the local fountain makes a gruesome discovery: a human hand that suggests its owner met a terrifying fate.
      Sharing a ewer of Spanish red with his old friend and new partner Petronius Longus, Marcus Didius Falco is on the spot when a man cleaning the local fountain makes a gruesome discovery: a human hand that suggests its owner met a terrifying fate. Naturally, Falco and Petro, formerly of the Vigiles, want to seize on it as their first big case. The officials of Rome, however, prefer to hush up the incident, since a population that riots at the drop of a toga might run wild if body parts are polluting their drinking water.Soon other delicate, dismembered hands are being found in Rome's two hundred miles of aqueduct. Falco and his partner suspect a serial killer is at large, linked to public festivals, and likely to strike again at the upcoming Roman Games. Even a detective as astute as Falco may not spot a twisted mind in a crowd of 250,000. And if Falco loses this race with time, another pretty victim will make a deadly splash.

  • Title : Calculated in death : In death series, Book 36
    Calculated in death : In death series, Book 36
    • Author : Robb, J.D.
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen. (Female)
    • System Number : E12944
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      For Lieutenant Eve Dallas, some cases prove worse than others.
      For Lieutenant Eve Dallas, some cases prove worse than others. On Manhattan’s Upper East Side, a woman lies dead at the bottom of a brownstone’s basement steps, stripped of all her valuables. Most cops might call it a mugging gone wrong. A well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother, Marta Dickenson doesn’t seem the type to be on anyone’s hit list. But Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows better. On the day of her murder Marta was assigned to work on three audits, and Eve begins to suspect that she was killed to cover up fraudulent activity. Eve is good at catching criminals, not crunching numbers, but she must immerse herself in big business to figure out who’s cruel and callous enough to hire a hit on an innocent woman. And as the killer’s violent streak starts to escalate, Eve knows she has to draw him out, even if it means using herself as bait.

  • Title : The fortune of war
    The fortune of war
    • Author : O'Brian, Patrick
    • Narrator : Ric Jerrom. (Male)
    • System Number : E12945
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The year is 1812 and a triumphant Jack Aubrey sails from the Pacific to England in command of La Fleche, the fastest ship in the Royal Navy.
      The year is 1812 and a triumphant Jack Aubrey sails from the Pacific to England in command of La Fleche, the fastest ship in the Royal Navy. Following a series of disasters he finds himself in a new war as a prisoner of of the American navy.

  • Title : The perfect assassin
    The perfect assassin
    • Author : Larsen, Ward
    • Narrator : Amy McFadden. (Female)
    • System Number : E12946
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The Atlantic: A young woman sailing solo across the Atlantic makes an incredible discovery, a man narrowly clinging to life in the open ocean.
      The Atlantic: A young woman sailing solo across the Atlantic makes an incredible discovery, a man narrowly clinging to life in the open ocean. But the desperate survivor is more than he appears. He is a Kidon, an Israeli assassin, who forcibly commandeers her boat with a new destination in mind: England. There the two are forced into an uneasy partnership as they run from a secretive and lethal organization. The resulting wake of destruction brings Scotland Yard to the hunt, searching for an accomplished killer and a woman whose life has been capsized. One Shot: The Kidon soon uncovers the true enemy, a manipulator responsible for the tragic event that shaped him to be what he is. There is only one solution. With deliberate, inescapable precision, he will hunt down the one who created the perfect assassin.

  • Title : Funeral in Berlin
    Funeral in Berlin
    • Author : Deighton, Len
    • Narrator : James Lailey. (Male)
    • System Number : E12947
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      Set in Berlin, this novel tells of the selling of an important Russian scientist to the West.
      Set in Berlin, this novel tells of the selling of an important Russian scientist to the West. But the unnamed hero soon discovers that behind the facade of a mock funeral lies a game of deadly manoeuvres and ruthless tactics, in which the blood-stained legacy of Nazi Germany is enmeshed with the intricate moves of cold war espionage.

  • Title : Vacant posession
    Vacant posession
    • Author : Mantel, Hilary
    • Narrator : Sandra Duncan. (Female)
    • System Number : E12948
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Muriel Axon is about to re-enter the lives of Colin Sidney, hapless husband, father & schoolmaster, and Isabel Field, failed social worker & practicing neurotic.
      Muriel Axon is about to re-enter the lives of Colin Sidney, hapless husband, father & schoolmaster, and Isabel Field, failed social worker & practicing neurotic. It is ten years since her last tangle with them. There are still scores to be settled & truths to be faced.

  • Title : Divided loyalties
    Divided loyalties
    • Author : Scanlan, Patricia
    • Narrator : Caroline Lennon. (Female)
    • System Number : E12949
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Shauna and Greg's marriage is under pressure.
      Shauna and Greg's marriage is under pressure. She also has to endure her obnoxious in-laws, Della and Eddie, and their spoilt daughter. They arrive at her home, stay as long as they like, and eat and drink everything. Shauna's glad to be moving abroad to be free of them... Meanwhile, Carrie, Shauna's sister, carries the burden of looking after their elderly father Noel - and she's fed up. Will Carrie stand up for herself at long last? Noel has always blamed Bobby, Shauna and Carrie's younger brother, for the premature death of their mother. Can they ever settle their differences? The last Christmas the family got together was a disaster. But can they finally put the past behind them as they prepare for another family gathering?

  • Title : The cold moon
    The cold moon
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : George Guidall. (Male)
    • System Number : E12950
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      December.
      December. The night of the full cold moon. A young man is found dead in lower Manhattan, the first in a series of victims of a man calling himself the Watchmaker. This killer's obsession with time drives him to plan the murders with eerie precision. Lincoln Rhyme, Amelia Sachs and the rest of their crew are brought in to handle the case and stop the Watchmaker. But the investigation sets into motion clockwork gears of its own, with consequences for people and events that will endanger not only many lives, but Lincoln's and Amelia's future together.

  • Title : In the cold dark ground
    In the cold dark ground
    • Author : MacBride, Stuart
    • Narrator : Steve Worsley. (Male)
    • System Number : E12954
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sergeant Logan McRae is in trouble...His missing-persons investigation has just turned up a body in the woods - naked, hands tied behind its back, and a bin bag duct-taped over its head.
      Sergeant Logan McRae is in trouble...His missing-persons investigation has just turned up a body in the woods - naked, hands tied behind its back, and a bin bag duct-taped over its head. The Major Investigation Team charges up from Aberdeen, under the beady eye of Logan's ex-boss Detective Chief Inspector Steel. And, as usual, she wants him to do her job for her. But it's not going to be easy: a new Superintendent is on her way up from the Serious Organised Crime Task Force, hell-bent on making Logan's life miserable; Professional Standards are gunning for Steel; and Wee Hamish Mowat, head of Aberdeen's criminal underbelly, is dying - leaving rival gangs from all over the UK eying his territory. There's a war brewing and Logan's trapped right in the middle, whether he likes it or not.

  • Title : The woolgrower's companion
    The woolgrower's companion
    • Author : Rhoades, Joy
    • Narrator : Edwina Wren. (Female)
    • System Number : E12955
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      As the war draws to a close, one woman faces her greatest battle.
      As the war draws to a close, one woman faces her greatest battle. Australia 1945. Until now Kate Dowd has led a sheltered life on Amiens, her family's sprawling sheep station in northern New South Wales. The horrors of war have for the most part left her untouched. But with her father succumbing to wounds he's borne since the Great War, the management of the farm is increasingly falling on Kate's shoulders. With only the sheep-rearing book The Woolgrower's Companion to guide her, Kate rises to the challenge. However the arrival of two Italian POW labourers unsettles not only the other workers, but Kate too, especially when she finds herself drawn to the enigmatic Luca Canali. Then she receives devastating news. The farm is near bankrupt and the bank is set to repossess. Given just eight weeks to pay the debt, Kate is now in a race to save everything she holds dear.

  • Title : Shanghai girls
    Shanghai girls
    • Author : See, Lisa
    • Narrator : Janet Song. (Female)
    • System Number : E12956
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two sisters, a world at war and one life-changing secret.
      Two sisters, a world at war and one life-changing secret. Shanghai, 1937. Pearl and May are two sisters from a bourgeois family. Though their personalities are very different, Pearl is a Dragon sign, strong and stubborn, while May is a true Sheep, adorable and placid, they are inseparable best friends. Both are beautiful, modern and living a carefree life until the day their father tells them that he has gambled away the family's wealth, and that in order to repay his debts he must sell the girls as wives to two 'Gold Mountain' men: Americans. As Japanese bombs fall on their beloved city, the two sisters set out on the journey of a lifetime, one that will take them through the villages of southern China, in and out of the clutches of brutal soldiers, and even across the ocean, through the humiliation of an anti-Chinese detention centre to a new, married life in Los Angeles' Chinatown. Here they begin a fresh chapter, despite the racial discrimination and anti-Communist paranoia, because now they have something to strive for: a young, American-born daughter, Joy. Along the way there are terrible sacrifices, impossible choices and one devastating, life-changing secret, but through it all the two heroines of this astounding novel by Lisa See hold fast to who they are, Shanghai girls.

  • Title : The break
    The break
    • Author : Keyes, Marian
    • Narrator : Aoife McMahon. (Female)
    • System Number : E12957
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, 'The Break' is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.
      The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, 'The Break' is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.

  • Title : Death benefit
    Death benefit
    • Author : Cook, Robin
    • Narrator : John Chancer. (Male)
    • System Number : E12961
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Pia Grazdani is an exceptional yet aloof medical student working closely with Columbia University Medical Center's premier scientist, Dr Tobias Rothman.
      Pia Grazdani is an exceptional yet aloof medical student working closely with Columbia University Medical Center's premier scientist, Dr Tobias Rothman. Their cutting edge research could revolutionise health care; creating replacement organs. Pia knows she will be given the chance to fulfil her professional ambitions. When tragedy strikes, Pia, with the help of infatuated classmate George Wilson, launches an investigation into the unforeseen calamity in the hospital's supposedly secure biosafety lab.

  • Title : Battle lines : War torn series, Book 2
    Battle lines : War torn series, Book 2
    • Author : McNab, Andy
    • Narrator : Colin Mace.
    • System Number : E12962
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The gripping follow-up to the bestselling War Torn.
      The gripping follow-up to the bestselling War Torn. Writing with Kym Jordan, Andy McNab has created a stunning sequel to his bestselling novel War Torn which detailed the lives of a close-knit team of soldiers fighting on the frontline in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, and those of their loved ones left behind at base in England.

  • Title : The potter's field
    The potter's field
    • Author : Camilleri, Andrea
    • Narrator : Grover Gardner.
    • System Number : E12963
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      An unidentified corpse is found near Vigata, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay.
      An unidentified corpse is found near Vigata, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible -- Judas' betrayal, the act of remorse, and the thirty pieces of silver for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried -- and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime.

  • Title : The divide
    The divide
    • Author : Evans, Nicholas
    • Narrator : William Hope.
    • System Number : E12965
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A body is found in a frozen creek in Montana.
      A body is found in a frozen creek in Montana. It is the corpse of Abbie Cooper, wanted by police for murder and eco-terrorism. How did she die, and how was she, a product of a loving family, led into a life of crime?

  • Title : The waves
    The waves
    • Author : Woolf, Virginia
    • Narrator : Julia Franklin. (Female)
    • System Number : E12966
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 90 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Six children - Bernard, Susan, Rhoda, Neville, Jinny and Louis - meet in a garden close to the sea, their voices sounding over the constant echo of the waves that roll back and forth from the shore.
      Six children - Bernard, Susan, Rhoda, Neville, Jinny and Louis - meet in a garden close to the sea, their voices sounding over the constant echo of the waves that roll back and forth from the shore. The book follows them as they develop from childhood to maturity and follow different passions and ambitions; their voices are interspersed with interludes from the timeless and unifying chorus of nature. Widely regarded as one of Woolf's greatest and most original works, The Waves conveys the rhythms of life in synchrony with the cycle of nature and the passage of time. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.

  • Title : End of days : the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    End of days : the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    • Author : Swanson, James
    • Narrator : Richard Thomas. (Male)
    • System Number : E12969
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Presents a complete account of the day President Kennedy was killed, following the event minute-by-minute, from the Kennedys' arrival in Texas through the shooting in Dealey Plaza to the shocking aftermath.
      Presents a complete account of the day President Kennedy was killed, following the event minute-by-minute, from the Kennedys' arrival in Texas through the shooting in Dealey Plaza to the shocking aftermath. In "End of Days" James Swanson reveals Lee Harvey Oswald's bizarre history of violence and follows John and Jacqueline Kennedy on their fateful Dallas motorcade ride. Swanson takes us to the sixth-floor Texas Book Depository window to look through Oswald's rifle sights, re-creates the last hours of the doomed assassin, and the day of national mourning for the president that followed, culminating in a funeral that united the country. The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, has been the subject of enduring debate, speculation, and numerous conspiracy theories, but Swanson's absorbing and complete account follows the event hour-by-hour, from the moment Lee Harvey Oswald conceived of the crime three days before its execution, to his own murder two days later at a Dallas Police precinct at the hands of Jack Ruby, a two-bit nightclub owner. Based on sweeping research never before collected so powerfully in a single volume, and illustrated with photographs, End of Days distills Kennedy's assassination into a pulse-pounding thriller that is sure to become the definitive popular account of this historic crime for years to come.

  • Title : Spirits of the Ghan
    Spirits of the Ghan
    • Author : Nunn, Judy
    • Narrator : Katherine Beckett. (Female)
    • System Number : E12974
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is 2001 and as the world charges into the new Millennium, a century-old dream is about to be realised in the Red Centre of Australia: the completion of the mighty Ghan railway, a long-lived vision to create the 'backbone of the continent', a line that will finally link Adelaide with the Top End.
      It is 2001 and as the world charges into the new Millennium, a century-old dream is about to be realised in the Red Centre of Australia: the completion of the mighty Ghan railway, a long-lived vision to create the 'backbone of the continent', a line that will finally link Adelaide with the Top End. But construction of the final leg between Alice Springs and Darwin will not be without its complications, for much of the desert it will cross is Aboriginal land. Hired as a negotiator, Jessica Manning must walk a delicate line to reassure the Elders their sacred sites will be protected. Will her innate understanding of the spiritual landscape, rooted in her own Arunta Heritage, win their trust? It's not easy to keep the peace when Matthew Witherton and his survey team are quite literally blasting a rail corridor through the timeless land of the Never-Never. When the paths of Jessica and Matthew finally cross, their respective cultures collide to reveal a mystery that demands attention. As they struggle against time to solve the puzzle, an ancient wrong is awakened and calls hauntingly across the vastness of the outback.

  • Title : The midnight line
    The midnight line
    • Author : Child, Lee
    • Narrator : Dick Hill. (Male)
    • System Number : E12975
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005.
      Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan.The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside.Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not? So begins a harrowing journey that takes Reacher through the upper Midwest, from a lowlife bar on the sad side of small town to a dirt-blown crossroads in the middle of nowhere, encountering bikers, cops, crooks, muscle, and a missing persons PI who wears a suit and a tie in the Wyoming wilderness. The deeper Reacher digs, and the more he learns, the more dangerous the terrain becomes. Turns out the ring was just a small link in a far darker chain. Powerful forces are guarding a vast criminal enterprise. Some lines should never be crossed. But then, neither should Reacher.

  • Title : The thread
    The thread
    • Author : Hislop, Victoria
    • Narrator : Jonathan Keeble. (Male)
    • System Number : E12976
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thessaloniki, 1917.
      Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a fire sweeps through the thriving multicultural city. Five years later, young Katerina escapes to Greece when her home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she finds herself on a boat to an unknown destination. From that day the lives of Dimitri and Katerina become entwined. Thessaloniki, 2007. A young Anglo-Greek hears the life story of his grandparents for the first time and realises he has a decision to make. For many decades, they have looked after the memories and treasures of people who have been forcibly driven from their beloved city. Should he become their new custodian? Should he stay or should he go?

  • Title : Food, sex & money
    Food, sex & money
    • Author : Byrski, Liz
    • Narrator : Lise Rodgers. (Female)
    • System Number : E12977
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      It's almost forty years since the three ex-convent girls left school and went their separate ways, but finally they meet again.
      It's almost forty years since the three ex-convent girls left school and went their separate ways, but finally they meet again. Bonnie, rocked by the death of her husband, is back in Australia after decades in Europe. Fran, long divorced, is a struggling freelance food writer. And Sylvia, marooned in a long and passionless marriage, is facing a crisis that will crack her world wide open. Together again, Bonnie, Fran and Sylvia embark on a creative venture that will challenge everything they thought they knew about themselves - and give them more second chances than they could ever have imagined.

  • Title : Agatha Raisin and the deadly dance
    Agatha Raisin and the deadly dance
    • Author : Beaton, M.C.
    • Narrator : Penelope Keith. (Female)
    • System Number : E12978
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Can the feisty Agatha cut it as a private investigator?
      Can the feisty Agatha cut it as a private investigator? She soon learns that running her own detective agency in the Cotswolds is not quite like starring in a Raymond Chandler movie. But then walks in wealthy divorcee Catherine Laggat-Brown, and Agatha is given her first real case. Death threats, blackmail and physical attack soon follow, and once again Agatha is off scouring the Cotswolds for clues and showing friends and enemies alike what Raisin Investigations can do!

  • Title : Extreme prey
    Extreme prey
    • Author : Sandford, John
    • Narrator : Richard Ferrone. (Male)
    • System Number : E12981
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      After the events in Gathering Prey, Lucas Davenport finds himself in a very unusual situation--no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA.
      After the events in Gathering Prey, Lucas Davenport finds himself in a very unusual situation--no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA. His friend the governor is just cranking up a presidential campaign, though, and he invites Lucas to come along as part of his campaign staff. "Should be fun!" he says, and it kind of is--until they find they have a shadow: an armed man intent on killing the governor. and anyone who gets in the way.

  • Title : Suffragette girl
    Suffragette girl
    • Author : Dickinson, Margaret
    • Narrator : Nicolette McKenzie. (Female)
    • System Number : E12987
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Florrie Maltby refuses to marry Gervase Richards, she sets off a chain of events that will alter her life.
      When Florrie Maltby refuses to marry Gervase Richards, she sets off a chain of events that will alter her life. Instead she goes to London and becomes involved with the suffragette movement. She's imprisoned and goes on hunger strike. With her health deteriorating, there is one person who can save her - Gervase. After recuperating, Florrie returns to London to continue her fight. Only the outbreak of war puts a halt to her activities. It is when James, her younger brother, is shamed into volunteering, that Florrie enlists as a nurse and is sent to the Front. Amidst the horror of the hospital, she finds love. But when her beloved brother is accused of desertion, help comes from a very unexpected source.

  • Title : The girl in the spider's web
    The girl in the spider's web
    • Author : David Lagercrantz
    • Narrator : Simon Vance. (Male)
    • System Number : E12990
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The girl with the dragon tattoo is back: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return in a continuation of Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' series.
      The girl with the dragon tattoo is back: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return in a continuation of Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' series. Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from a source claiming to have information vital to the United States. The source has been in contact with a young female superhacker--a hacker resembling someone Blomkvist knows all too well. The implications are staggering. Blomkvist, in desperate need of a scoop for Millennium, turns to Salander for help. She, as usual, has her own agenda. The secret they are both chasing is at the center of a tangled web of spies, cybercriminals, and governments around the world, and someone is prepared to kill to protect it.

  • Title : Resurrection men
    Resurrection men
    • Author : Rankin, Ian
    • Narrator : James Macpherson. (Male)
    • System Number : E12991
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Inspector John Rebus has messed up badly this time, so badly that he's been sent to a kind of reform school for damaged cops.
      Inspector John Rebus has messed up badly this time, so badly that he's been sent to a kind of reform school for damaged cops. While there among the last chancers known as "resurrection men," he joins a covert mission to gain evidence of a drug heist orchestrated by three of his classmates. But the group has been assigned an unsolved murder that may have resulted from Rebus' own mistake. Now Rebus can't determine if he's been set up for a fall or if his disgraced classmates are as ruthless as he suspects. When Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke discovers that her investigation of an art dealer's murder is tied to Rebus' inquiry, the two -- protege and mentor -- join forces. Soon they find themselves in the midst of an even bigger scandal than they had imagined -- a plot with conspirators in every corner of Scotland and deadly implications about their colleagues.

  • Title : Three wishes
    Three wishes
    • Author : Moriarty, Liane
    • Narrator : Heather Wilds. (Female)
    • System Number : E12992
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      It happens sometimes that you accidentally star in a little public performance, your very own comedy, tragedy or melodrama.
      It happens sometimes that you accidentally star in a little public performance, your very own comedy, tragedy or melodrama. The three Kettle sisters have been accidentally starring in public performances all their lives, affecting their audiences in more ways than they'll ever know. This time, however, they give a particularly spectacular show when a raucous, champagne-soaked birthday dinner ends in a violent argument and an emergency dash to the hospital. So who started it this time?

  • Title : Road kill
    Road kill
    • Author : Sharp, Zoë
    • Narrator : Clare Corbett. (Female)
    • System Number : E12993
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Still bearing the emotional scars from her traumatic first bodyguarding job in the States, Charlie Fox returns to her former home to try and work out both her personal and professional future.
      Still bearing the emotional scars from her traumatic first bodyguarding job in the States, Charlie Fox returns to her former home to try and work out both her personal and professional future. Instead of the peace she's hoping for, Charlie is immediately caught up in the aftermath of a fatal bike crash invloving one of her closest friends. The more she probes, the more she suspects that the accident was far from accidental. And the only way to find out who suddenly wants her dead is to infiltrate a group of illegal road racers who appear hell-bent on living fast and dying young.

  • Title : The bronze horseman The bronze horseman trilogy, Book 1
    The bronze horseman The bronze horseman trilogy, Book 1
    • Author : Simons, Paullina
    • Narrator : James Langton. (Male)
    • System Number : E12994
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 30 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      The golden skies, the translucent twilight, and the white nights all hold the promise of youth, of love, and of eternal renewal - The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents - Their world is turned upside down when Hitler's armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad - Yet there is light in the darkness - Tatiana meets Alexander, a brave young officer in the Red Army - Strong and self-confident, yet guarding a mysterious and troubled past, he is drawn to Tatiana -- and she to him.
      The golden skies, the translucent twilight, and the white nights all hold the promise of youth, of love, and of eternal renewal - The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents - Their world is turned upside down when Hitler's armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad - Yet there is light in the darkness - Tatiana meets Alexander, a brave young officer in the Red Army - Strong and self-confident, yet guarding a mysterious and troubled past, he is drawn to Tatiana -- and she to him. Starvation, desperation, and fear soon grip their city during the terrible winter of the merciless German siege. Tatiana and Alexander's impossible love threatens to tear the Metanova family apart and expose the dangerous secret Alexander so carefully protects -- a secret as devastating as the war itself -- as the lovers are swept up in the brutal tides that will change the world and their lives forever.

  • Title : Strike from the sea
    Strike from the sea
    • Author : Reeman, Douglas
    • Narrator : David Rintoul (Male)
    • System Number : E12995
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      It is 1941, and cruising somewhere off Saigon is the world's largest and most dangerous submarine, the French 'Soufrière' - The British navy must capture her and use her in the defence of Singapore before she is used against them - For Commander Robert Ainslie, it represents the greatest challenge of his career.
      It is 1941, and cruising somewhere off Saigon is the world's largest and most dangerous submarine, the French 'Soufrière' - The British navy must capture her and use her in the defence of Singapore before she is used against them - For Commander Robert Ainslie, it represents the greatest challenge of his career.

  • Title : Praying for Sleep
    Praying for Sleep
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Tim Machin (Male)
    • System Number : E12996
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When Michael Hrubek escapes from a mental institution, the directors of the hospital are terrified that their professional reputation will be ruined, and tell the police that he's harmless, and not a danger to society.
      When Michael Hrubek escapes from a mental institution, the directors of the hospital are terrified that their professional reputation will be ruined, and tell the police that he's harmless, and not a danger to society. This however, couldn't be further from the truth. Hrubek is on a mission to take revenge on society for his time spent in the institution. He is making his way towards the home of the woman who was responsible for his incarceration, and leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Psychological thriller

  • Title : Golden prey
    Golden prey
    • Author : Sandford, John
    • Narrator : Richard Ferrone. (Male)
    • System Number : E12998
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thanks to some very influential people whose lives he saved, Lucas is no longer working for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, but for the U.S.
      Thanks to some very influential people whose lives he saved, Lucas is no longer working for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, but for the U.S. Marshals Service, and with unusual scope. He gets to pick his own cases, whatever they are, wherever they lead him. And where they've led him this time is into real trouble. A Biloxi, Mississippi, drug-cartel counting house gets robbed, and suitcases full of cash disappear, leaving behind five bodies, including that of a six-year-old girl. Davenport takes the case, which quickly spirals out of control, as cartel assassins, including a torturer known as the 'Queen of home-improvement tools' compete with Davenport to find the Dixie Hicks shooters who knocked over the counting house. Things get ugly real fast, and neither the cartel killers nor the holdup men give a damn about whose lives Davenport might have saved; to them, he's just another large target.

  • Title : Twelve seconds to live
    Twelve seconds to live
    • Author : Reeman, Douglas
    • Narrator : Steven Crossley. (Male)
    • System Number : E12999
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      The mine is an impartial killer, and a lethal challenge to the men of the Royal Navy's special countermeasures.
      The mine is an impartial killer, and a lethal challenge to the men of the Royal Navy's special countermeasures. Lt-Commander David Masters, haunted by a glimpse of the mine that destroyed his first and only command. Lt Chris Foley, mine-laying off the enemy coast rolls on an uneasy sea with a live mine jammed by a broken release bracket. And Sub-Lt Michael Lincoln, hailed as a hero, but dreading exposure as a coward even more than the gentle whirr of the activated fuse which signals the last twelve seconds of his life.

  • Title : A dog named Christmas
    A dog named Christmas
    • Author : Kincaid, Gregory
    • Narrator : Mark Bramhall. (Male)
    • System Number : E13001
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Todd, the youngest of four children, has a developmental disability that keeps him at home on the farm with his mother and father.
      Todd, the youngest of four children, has a developmental disability that keeps him at home on the farm with his mother and father. One special holiday season, Todd hears an ad on the radio from a shelter looking for temporary homes for their dogs during the holiday week. When Todd's parents at last give in to his pleas for this charitable cause, the family is faced with yet another problem: an entire shelter full of dogs needing homes. Using his special charms and gifts of persuasion, Todd encourages his whole community to participate in the "Adopt a dog for Christmas program" and, more importantly, teaches his family the true meaning of goodwill.

  • Title : City of ashes
    City of ashes
    • Author : Clare, Cassandra
    • Narrator : Natalie Moore. (Female)
    • System Number : E13002
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      With her mother in a coma and her father hellbent on destroying the world, Clary Fray is dragged deeper into New York City's terrifying underworld of werewolves, demons and the mysterious Shadowhunters.
      With her mother in a coma and her father hellbent on destroying the world, Clary Fray is dragged deeper into New York City's terrifying underworld of werewolves, demons and the mysterious Shadowhunters. Discovering the truth about her past was only the beginning. Now the fate of the world rests on Clary's shoulders, but can she master her new-found powers and control her feelings for a boy who can never be hers?

  • Title : The nightingale
    The nightingale
    • Author : Hannah, Kristin
    • Narrator : Laurel Lefkow. (Female)
    • System Number : E13004
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front.
      In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France, but invade they do. When a German captain requisitions Vianne's home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything. Vianne's sister, Isabelle, is a rebellious 18-year-old girl. She meets Goetan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France. But when he betrays her, Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back, risking her life time and again to save others. A heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.

  • Title : The late show
    The late show
    • Author : Connelly, Michael
    • Narrator : Katherine Moennig. (Female)
    • System Number : E13005
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Renee Ballard catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting.
      Renee Ballard catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Against orders and her own partner's wishes, Ballard works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night.

  • Title : Siren
    Siren
    • Author : Moss, Tara
    • Narrator : Edwina Wren. (Female)
    • System Number : E13007
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mak Vanderwall, beautiful, street-wise daughter of a cop, graduate in forensic psychology, and now PI, is hired by a widowed mother to track down her missing nineteen-year-old son.
      Mak Vanderwall, beautiful, street-wise daughter of a cop, graduate in forensic psychology, and now PI, is hired by a widowed mother to track down her missing nineteen-year-old son. Has he come to harm? Or has he run off with a bizarre troupe of shady French cabaret artists sweeping through Australia? Has the dark beauty of the burlesque, the magic, the mind-bending contortion, beguiled him? Or has he been seduced by the mysterious and amoral older woman who has a terrifying starring role in the troupe's modern performances of the Grand Guignol 'Theatre of Fear', famous in Paris in the early 1900s? And what of the rumours of violence and tragedy that have plagued the troupe for the past decade? Is their horrifying past fact or fiction? Meanwhile, Mak is increasingly obsessed with the powerful Cavanagh family, one of Australia's richest and most ruthless families, whom she believes has got away with murder. And it seems their security advisor Mr White, and his hit man, Luther Hand, may not have forgotten about Mak either.

  • Title : Mobbed A Regan Reilly mystery
    Mobbed A Regan Reilly mystery
    • Author : Clark, Carol Higgins
    • Narrator : Michele Pawk. (Female)
    • System Number : E13009
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Private investigator Regan Reilly and her husband Jack, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, hop from one Jersey shore resort town to the next in hopes of solving a tough case, one which is complicated when Regan bumps into an old friend she hardly recognizes.
      Private investigator Regan Reilly and her husband Jack, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, hop from one Jersey shore resort town to the next in hopes of solving a tough case, one which is complicated when Regan bumps into an old friend she hardly recognizes.

  • Title : The Honeyfield bequest : Honeyfield Bequest series, Book 1
    The Honeyfield bequest : Honeyfield Bequest series, Book 1
    • Author : Jacobs, Anna
    • Narrator : Patience Tomlinson. (Female)
    • System Number : E13010
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      1901, Wiltshire: Kathleen's family are determined to force her into marriage with a violent man.
      1901, Wiltshire: Kathleen's family are determined to force her into marriage with a violent man. In desperation she runs away and finds what consolation she can for her lost dreams. Then tragedy strikes and Kathleen seeks refuge at Honeyfield House, where a charitable bequest has created a hiding place for families in trouble. Nathan fought in the Great War and is now using his gift for finding lost people as a detective. Taking on the job of finding Kathleen, he is shocked to discover a woman he can love, not the vicious female he was led to expect. Can the two of them make a new life together, or will evil triumph?

  • Title : Sweet Dreams
    Sweet Dreams
    • Author : Frayn, Michael
    • Narrator : Martin Jarvis (Male)
    • System Number : E13011
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction
    • Summary :
      Heaven, reported St John in Revelation, was a cubical city 12,000 furlongs high made of 'pure gold, like unto clear glass'.
      Heaven, reported St John in Revelation, was a cubical city 12,000 furlongs high made of 'pure gold, like unto clear glass'. That was 1,900 years ago, and Heaven as it is today has changed out of all recognition. Sweet Dreams is the account of a recent journey to the metropolis at the nerve-centre of the universe. The journey was undertaken not by a mystical reporter like St John, but by Howard Baker, an observer of much more modern outlook. He finds a city which offers rich opportunities for leisure and enjoyment but one which also presents a moral and intellectual challenge. In short, a city which is highly adapted to the requirements of modest, responsible, likeable, educated men of liberal views and genuine social concern called Howard Baker.

  • Title : The Blessing
    The Blessing
    • Author : Mitford, Nancy
    • Narrator : Jenny Agutter (Female)
    • System Number : E13012
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 85 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      The Blessing is one of Nancy Mitford's most personal books, a wickedly funny story that asks whether love can survive the clash of cultures.
      The Blessing is one of Nancy Mitford's most personal books, a wickedly funny story that asks whether love can survive the clash of cultures. When Grace Allingham, a naIve young Englishwoman, goes to live in France with her dashingly aristocratic husband Charles-Edouard, she finds herself overwhelmed by the bewilderingly foreign cuisine and the shockingly decadent manners and mores of the French. But it is the discovery of her husband's French notion of marriage'which includes a permanent mistress and a string of casual affairs'that sends Grace packing back to London with their "blessing," young Sigismond, in tow. While others urge the couple to reconcile, little Sigi'convinced that it will improve his chances of being spoiled'applies all his juvenile cunning to keeping his parents apart. Drawing on her own years in Paris and her long affair with a Frenchman, Mitford elevates cultural and romantic misunderstandings to the heights of comedy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • Title : The beast's garden
    The beast's garden
    • Author : Forsyth, Kate
    • Narrator : Jennifer Vuletic. (Female)
    • System Number : E13013
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      It's August 1939 in Germany, and Ava's world is in turmoil.
      It's August 1939 in Germany, and Ava's world is in turmoil. To save her father, she must marry a young Nazi officer, Leo von Lowenstein, who works for Hitler's spy chief in Berlin. However, she hates and fears the brutal Nazi regime, and finds herself compelled to stand against it. Ava joins an underground resistance movement that seeks to help victims survive the horrors of the German war machine. But she must live a double life, hiding her true feelings from her husband, even as she falls in love with him. Gradually she comes to realise that Leo is part of a dangerous conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. As Berlin is bombed into ruins, the Gestapo ruthlessly hunt down all resistance and Ava finds herself living hand-to-mouth in the rubble of the shell-shocked city. Both her life and Leo's hang in the balance.

  • Title : Escape clause : Virgil Flowers series, book 9
    Escape clause : Virgil Flowers series, book 9
    • Author : Sandford, John
    • Narrator : Eric Conger. (Male)
    • System Number : E13019
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Whenever you hear the sky rumble, that usually means a storm.
      Whenever you hear the sky rumble, that usually means a storm. In Virgil Flowers's case, make that two. The first comes from, of all places, the Minnesota zoo. Two large Siberian tigers have vanished from their cage, and authorities are very concerned that they've been stolen for their organs. Traditional Chinese medicine prizes their parts for home remedies, and people will do extreme things to get - and keep - what they need. As Virgil is about to find out. Then there's the home front. Virgil's relationship with his girlfriend, Frankie, has been getting kind of serious, but when Frankie's sister, Sparkle, moves in for the summer, things get a lot more complicated. Sparkle has a roving eye, and it's fixed right on Virgil. Forget a storm - this one's a tornado.

  • 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 : Pharoah : Book 6 of The Ancient Egypt series
    Pharoah : Book 6 of The Ancient Egypt series
    • Author : Smith, Wilbur A.
    • Narrator : Mike Grady. (Male)
    • System Number : E13035
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Egypt is under attack.
      Egypt is under attack. Pharaoh Tamose lies mortally wounded. The ancient city of Luxor is surrounded. All seems lost. Taita prepares for the enemy's final, fatal push. The ex-slave, now general of Tamose's armies, is never more ingenious than when all hope is dashed. And this is Egypt's most desperate hour. With the timely arrival of an old ally, the tide is turned and the Egyptian army feasts on its retreating foe. But upon his victorious return to Luxor, Taita is seized and branded a traitor. Tamose is dead and a poisonous new era has begun. The new Pharaoh has risen. Pharaoh Utteric is young, weak, and cruel, and threatened by Taita's influence within the palace-especially his friendship with Utteric's younger and worthier brother, Rameses. With Taita's imprisonment, Rameses is forced to make a choice: help Taita escape and forsake his brother, or remain silent and condone Utteric's tyranny. To a good man like Rameses, there is no choice. Taita must be set free, Utteric must be stopped, and Egypt must be reclaimed.

  • Title : Hit
    Hit
    • Author : Moss, Tara
    • Narrator : Tara Moss. (Female)
    • System Number : E13046
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      She's beautiful, street smart, and hoping to leave her troubled past behind her.
      She's beautiful, street smart, and hoping to leave her troubled past behind her. Makedde Vanderwall has finished her studies and is ready to start practising as a forensic psychologist. She's also starting a new life in Australia with her detective boyfriend Andy Flynn. Hoping to scrape together some extra cash, Mak begins doing part time work for an infamous Sydney PI. With a knack for investigation and bending the law, Mak might just have stumbled across her true calling and the career choice that could finally bust up her relationship once and for all. Then she is hired to investigate the murder of highflying PA Meaghan Wallace. The police believe it's an open and shut case: a junkie street kid is guilty. But Mak discovers that the case is a lot more complicated and if the boy didn't kill Meaghan, then who set him up? And how far will they go to keep their guilt a secret?

  • Title : Golden lion : Book 2 of The Courtney series
    Golden lion : Book 2 of The Courtney series
    • Author : Smith, Wilbur and Kristian, Giles
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13058
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction
    • Summary :
      East African Coast, 1670.
      East African Coast, 1670. In a time of brave and brutal adventure, one man will journey across land and sea to pursue his greatest enemy ... The Golden Bough, captained by Henry 'Hal' Courtney, is running south from Ethiopia to Zanzibar. Below deck, both his crew and his lover, the fearless warrior Judith Nazet, sleep. As the moon glints through clouds, Hal sights a ship passing close by. Although there is an uneasy truce between the warring English and Dutch, Hal scents danger. When the Bough is boarded, the crew must go hand to hand to defend their ship and their lives. But soon Hal will face even graver danger, as he discovers his mortal enemy still lives and is hell-bent on revenge. he must pursue his nemesis across desert savannah, through the seedy underbelly of Zanzibar's slave markets and shark-infested waters, imperiling his own life at every turn. But it will take more than a slave's shackles to hold Hal Courtney...

  • Title : Slow horses
    Slow horses
    • Author : Herron, Mick
    • Narrator : Gerard Doyle. (Male)
    • System Number : E13064
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Spy stories
    • Summary :
      Slough House is a dumping ground for British intelligence agents who've screwed up a case in any number of ways--by leaving a secret file on a train or blowing a surveillance.
      Slough House is a dumping ground for British intelligence agents who've screwed up a case in any number of ways--by leaving a secret file on a train or blowing a surveillance. River Cartwright, one such "slow horse," is bitter about his failure and about his tedious assignment transcribing cell phone conversations. When a young man is abducted and his kidnappers threaten to broadcast his beheading live on the Internet, River sees an opportunity to redeem himself. Is the victim who he first appears to be? And what's the kidnappers' connection with a disgraced journalist? As the clock ticks on the execution, River finds that everyone has his own agenda.

  • Title : The hunters : The Hunters series, Book 1
    The hunters : The Hunters series, Book 1
    • Author : Kuzneski, Chris
    • Narrator : Andy Caploe. (Male)
    • System Number : E13065
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      The first in a brand new series from the international bestseller Chris Kuzneski.
      The first in a brand new series from the international bestseller Chris Kuzneski. The Hunters are a team of renegades tasked with finding the world's most legendary treasures in fantastic thriller form. The Hunters: a team of renegades--an ex-military leader, a historian, a computer whiz, a weapons expert and a thief--financed by a billionaire philanthropist are tasked with finding the world's most legendary treasures. The Mission: recover a vast Romanian treasure that was stolen by the Russians nearly a century ago. Fearing a Germany victory in World War 1, the Romanian government signed a deal to guarantee the safety of the country's most valuable artifacts until after the war. In 1916 two treasure trains full of gold and the most precious objects of the Romanian state--paintings, jewellery from the Royal family, ancient Dacien artifacts--were sent to the underground vaults in the Kremlin only to be lost to the Romanian people forever as Russia severed all diplomatic relations with the country and scattered the treasure to its outlying regions. With a haul valued at over $3.5 billion dollars, everyone wants to claim the vast treasure but its location has remained a mystery, until now. Can the Hunters succeed where all others have failed?

  • Title : War cry : Book 11 of The Courtney series
    War cry : Book 11 of The Courtney series
    • Author : Smith, Wilbur A.
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13069
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Saffron Courtney grows up on a sprawling Kenyan estate, under the watchful eye of her father, prominent businessman and distinguished war veteran Leon Courtney.
      Saffron Courtney grows up on a sprawling Kenyan estate, under the watchful eye of her father, prominent businessman and distinguished war veteran Leon Courtney. Her childhood is idyllic, until a family tragedy forces her to grow up much faster than necessary. As she grows into a spirited teenager, her thirst for knowledge and adventure leads her to England, where she finds herself inevitably drawn into the heart of the gathering storm in the lead up to World War II. Gerhard von Meerbach is the privileged and idealistic younger brother of Konrad von Meerbach, heir to an industrial fortune, and vocal supporter of the Nazi Party. Gerhard struggles to stay true to his principles in an increasingly cruel world. His friendship with a Jewish man places him in danger, and forces him to take a stand against the forces of evil that have overtaken his country and his family. But, unknown to him, he is caught in a trap that could cost him everything he holds dear. As the Second World War looms over them all, Saffron and Gerhard's worlds will collide but will there be more to unite them than tear them apart?

  • Title : The Virginian : a horseman of the Plains
    The Virginian : a horseman of the Plains
    • Author : Wister, Owen
    • Narrator : Jack Garrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E13070
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Virginian is the quiet, noble foreman of a Wyoming cattle ranch in the 1870s.
      The Virginian is the quiet, noble foreman of a Wyoming cattle ranch in the 1870s. More comfortable keeping company with his trusted horse than with other people, he nevertheless falls for pretty schoolteacher Molly Wood, who helps him develop an appreciation for Shakespeare, Keats, and the finer things. But when a rival suitor challenges his honor, the Virginian struggles to make his beloved Molly understand the harsh justice of the West.

  • Title : Desert god : Book 5 of The Ancient Egypt series
    Desert god : Book 5 of The Ancient Egypt series
    • Author : Smith, Wilbur A.
    • Narrator : Mike Grady. (Male)
    • System Number : E13077
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita, a freed slave and advisor to the Pharaoh, devises a plan to destroy Egypt's most feared enemy, the mighty Hyksos.
      On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita, a freed slave and advisor to the Pharaoh, devises a plan to destroy Egypt's most feared enemy, the mighty Hyksos. With the future of the kingdom itself on his shoulders, Taita plunges into a world where the line between loyalty and betrayal shifts like the desert sands, evil waits in the shadows, and death lingers on the edges of darkness.

Nonfiction

  • Title : Under the Southern Cross : the rebels, martyrs, exiles and activists who shaped Australia
    Under the Southern Cross : the rebels, martyrs, exiles and activists who shaped Australia
    • Author : Hocking, Geoff
    • Narrator : Pat Stroud. (Female)
    • System Number : E11810
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      "The Australian character has been shaped by sedition.
      "The Australian character has been shaped by sedition. Britain sent to Australia's shores boatloads of transportees, in chains: the rebels, the democrats, chartists, thinkers and political activists who were soon at large, free to pursue their destiny under the azure skies of the Southern Cross. Under the Southern Cross celebrates all those who fought for Australian democracy against the denial of a jealous Britain: the Scottish exiles, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, the Eureka uprising; the colonial poets; the patriots; the socialists; the clergymen; the capitalists; and the songwriters. All have questioned authority and more often than not found it wanting. Geoff Hocking has brought together hundreds of photographs, artworks, newspaper illustrations and contemporary graphics to tell the story of the voices that have challenged authority in Australian history from 1798 to the present day. Under the Southern Cross is a richly illustrated, wide-ranging panorama of protest in Australia presented in an accessible narrative style that is a joy to read"--Back cover.

  • Title : White coolies : an account of the true story which inspired the film Paradise Road
    White coolies : an account of the true story which inspired the film Paradise Road
    • Author : Jeffrey, Betty
    • Narrator : Beverley Dunn. (Female)
    • System Number : E11908
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      In 1942 a group of sixty-five Australian Army nursing sisters was evacuated from Malaya a few days before the fall of Singapore.
      In 1942 a group of sixty-five Australian Army nursing sisters was evacuated from Malaya a few days before the fall of Singapore. Two days later their ship was bombed and sunk by the Japanese. Of the fifty-three survivors who scrambled ashore, twenty-one were murdered and the remaining thirty-two taken prisoner. White Coolies is the engrossing record kept by one of the sisters, Betty Jeffrey, during the more than three gruelling years of imprisonment that followed. It is an amazing story of survival and deprivation and the harshest of conditions.

  • Title : Advancing Vision
    Advancing Vision
    • Author : Grey, Louise
    • Narrator : Tracey Parker. (Female)
    • System Number : E12025
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : Australian History.
    • Summary :
      In 2013 VisAbility celebrated 100 years of life-changing service to the Western Australian community - Beginning as the Ladies Braille Society in 1913, VisAbility has grown to deliver services to Western Australians who are blind or vision impaired in every corner of the State.
      In 2013 VisAbility celebrated 100 years of life-changing service to the Western Australian community - Beginning as the Ladies Braille Society in 1913, VisAbility has grown to deliver services to Western Australians who are blind or vision impaired in every corner of the State. In 1977 the Society joined with Guide Dogs for the Blind, the original founder of Guide Dogs in Australia in the 1950s.

  • Title : The war for all the oceans : from Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
    The war for all the oceans : from Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
    • Author : Adkins, Roy and Adkins, Lesley
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Oats. (Female)
    • System Number : E12120
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The period 1798 to 1815 - the Napoleonic Wars - has just about everything that you could wish for in a book on naval history - large fleet actions such as the Battle of the Nile and Copenhagen; many duels between pairs or small groups of ships, such as the Shannon and Chesapeake; combined operations like the disastrous Walcheren expedition; and attempts to destroy enemy ships with new inventions like torpedoes and rockets.
      The period 1798 to 1815 - the Napoleonic Wars - has just about everything that you could wish for in a book on naval history - large fleet actions such as the Battle of the Nile and Copenhagen; many duels between pairs or small groups of ships, such as the Shannon and Chesapeake; combined operations like the disastrous Walcheren expedition; and attempts to destroy enemy ships with new inventions like torpedoes and rockets. Most naval histories stop at Nelson, but this book shows that what came afterwards is just as fascinating. Naval history is not just about broadsides and bloodshed, but the lives and experiences of real people, and for the first time extensive eyewitness accounts vividly portray aspects of life other than actual battles, including shipwrecks, press-gangs, prostitutes, spies and prisoners-of-war. At various times during this 17-year period, the British Navy took on almost every other nation that had a rival fleet: the French, Spanish, Dutch, Danes and Americans.

  • Title : Tales from a sunburnt country : volume 2
    Tales from a sunburnt country : volume 2
    • Author : Readers Digest
    • Narrator : Michael Preston. (Male)
    • System Number : E12211
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Voyages
    • Summary :
      A selection of stories about Australia and its people from the Australian edition of Reader's Digest.
      A selection of stories about Australia and its people from the Australian edition of Reader's Digest. Vol. 2 includes: By train across Australia (Indian Pacific); In search of the perfect pearl (Paspaley Pearling Company); Miracle at Monkey Mia; A day in the life of a monastery (New Norcia).

  • Title : How to become supernatural : a lesson in the science of change
    How to become supernatural : a lesson in the science of change
    • Author : Dispenza, Joe
    • Narrator : Joe Dispenza. (Male)
    • System Number : E12361
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 59 minutes 27 seconds
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      Rewire your brain by taking a journey in brain evolution using scientifically proven neurophysiological principles.
      Rewire your brain by taking a journey in brain evolution using scientifically proven neurophysiological principles. Dr. Joe Dispenza not only teaches people the science of change, he shows the results through rigorous scientific testing including brain scans, blood tests, and heart monitoring. Learn the fundamentals behind what it takes do the uncommon, to become supernatural, – and then create the life you want.

  • Title : White limbo : the classic story of the first Australian climb of Everest
    White limbo : the classic story of the first Australian climb of Everest
    • Author : Hall, Lincoln
    • Narrator : Pat Stroud. (Female)
    • System Number : E12399
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      The highest point on earth - the summit of Everest - is every climber's dream.
      The highest point on earth - the summit of Everest - is every climber's dream. In 1984, it was the goal of a small team of Australians. They planned a quick, lightweight ascent of an unclimbed route without oxygen. But their battle with storms, avalanches, extreme cold and thin air meant they soon began to run out of time. Walt Unsworth, Everest historian, wrote, 'Their actual achievement was astonishing; one of the greatest climbs ever done on the mountain.'First published more than two decades ago, White Limbo continues to be a true adventure!

  • Title : The Pacific
    The Pacific
    • Author : Ambrose, Hugh
    • Narrator : Mike Chamberlain.
    • System Number : E12400
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 24 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The Pacific is a gripping piece of historical writing that documents the overlapping journeys of four US Marines and a US Navy carrier pilot within the battle of the Pacific during World War II.
      The Pacific is a gripping piece of historical writing that documents the overlapping journeys of four US Marines and a US Navy carrier pilot within the battle of the Pacific during World War II. Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August 1945, five men connected by happenstance fought the key battles of the war against Japan. Historian Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real-life stories of these five men, who put their lives on the line for their country. This is a moving portrait of the harsh reality of battle, a valuable addition to the history of warfare in our region and a powerful exploration of the cost of war The audio book has been released as a companion to the HBO miniseries The Pacific, screened in Australia in 2010, executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman - the producers of the Emmy-winning 2001 miniseries Band Of Brothers.

  • Title : The prince, the showgirl and me
    The prince, the showgirl and me
    • Author : Clark, Colin
    • Narrator : Barbara Godwin. (Female)
    • System Number : E12436
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      A delightfully comic and touchingly romantic interlude in which Colin Clark describes for the first time what happened between Marilyn Monroe and himself during the missing week in The Prince, the Showgirl and Me.
      A delightfully comic and touchingly romantic interlude in which Colin Clark describes for the first time what happened between Marilyn Monroe and himself during the missing week in The Prince, the Showgirl and Me. In 1956, fresh from Eton and Oxford, the 23-year-old Colin Clark (son of 'Lord Clark of Civilisation', brother of maverick Tory MP and diarist Alan) worked as a humble 'gofer' on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, the film that disastrously united Laurence Olivier with Marilyn Monroe. Forty years on, his diary account was chosen as book of the year by Jilly Cooper, Joan Collins and others. But one week was missing. This is the story of that week, a delicious idyll in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to escape from the pressures of stardom. Her new husband Arthur Miller was away, and the coast was clear for Colin to introduce her to the pleasures of British life. How he ended up sharing her bed is a tale too rich to summarise!

  • Title : Breaking the da Vinci code
    Breaking the da Vinci code
    • Author : Bock, Darrel L
    • Narrator : Chris Fabry. (Male)
    • System Number : E12464
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Religion
    • Summary :
      Was Leonardo da Vinci the one person who stumbled onto a Vatican plot to conceal the truth about Jesus and then exposed it in his famous work of art. "The Last Supper"?
      Was Leonardo da Vinci the one person who stumbled onto a Vatican plot to conceal the truth about Jesus and then exposed it in his famous work of art. "The Last Supper"? Have sinister global religious organizations suppressed secrets that reveal "the real Jesus"? These are the questions people are asking after reading The da Vinci Code: can the so-called "secret" Gnostic Gospels lead us to a Jesus we don't know?; did Jesus marry and have children?; was Mary Magdalene really one of the apostles?; were the New Testament Gospels assembled in the way "the code" implies?; and just how much of The da Vinci Code should we believe?

  • Title : Through my eyes : the autobiography of Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
    Through my eyes : the autobiography of Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
    • Author : Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy
    • Narrator : Jane Gibbs. (Female)
    • System Number : E12527
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 35 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      Chamberlain's version of the story of the disappearance of her baby from a camping ground in the Australian outback.
      Chamberlain's version of the story of the disappearance of her baby from a camping ground in the Australian outback. She relates how she was convicted for murder, the time she spent in prison and the legal battle which secured her release and her continuing attempts to sue for a full pardon.

  • Title : Wembley : its people and its past
    Wembley : its people and its past
    • Author : Putt, Margaret
    • Narrator : Jim Limerick and Tracey Parker. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12545
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History
    • Summary :
      This audio book tells the story of Wembley through the eyes of some of its earliest and long-term residents.
      This audio book tells the story of Wembley through the eyes of some of its earliest and long-term residents. Margaret Putt, brings history to life with stories of the adventures of children, the way of life in the early days, shopping, washing, school days and more. Read about going to the pictures on a Saturday afternoon, having a drink in the beer garden of the Wembley Hotel, the dairy industry and tales of the early days of the motor car in Wembley. There is something in this book to make everyone smile.

  • Title : Twenty Chickens for a Saddle : The Story of an African Childhood
    Twenty Chickens for a Saddle : The Story of an African Childhood
    • Author : Scott, Robyn
    • Narrator : Ruth Walker and monitored by Chris St Roas and Jan Angwin. (Female)
    • System Number : E12606
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      When Robyn Scott 's parents decide to uproot their young family from New Zealand and move to a converted cowshed in rural Botswana, life for six-year-old Robyn changed forever.
      When Robyn Scott 's parents decide to uproot their young family from New Zealand and move to a converted cowshed in rural Botswana, life for six-year-old Robyn changed forever. In this wild and new landscape excitement can be found around every corner, and with each misadventure she and her family learn more about the quirks, charms, and challenges of living in one of Africa's most remarkable and beautiful countries as it stands on the brink of an epidemic. When AIDS rears its head, the Scotts witness the early appearances of a disease that will devastate this peaceful and prosperous country. Told with clear-eyed unsentimental affection, Twenty Chickens for a Saddle is about a family's enthusiasm for each other and the world around them, with the essence of Africa infusing every page.

  • Title : I know why the caged bird sings
    I know why the caged bird sings
    • Author : Angelou, Maya
    • Narrator : Maya Angelou.
    • System Number : E12701
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      In this, the celebrated, bestselling first volume of her autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American South of the 1930s.
      In this, the celebrated, bestselling first volume of her autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American South of the 1930s. She learns the power of the white folks at the other end of town and suffers the terrible trauma of rape by her mother's lover. As a black woman, Maya Angelou has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope and joy, celebration and achievement; loving the world, she also knows its cruelty.

  • Title : A Life Coloured In
    A Life Coloured In
    • Author : Done, Ken
    • Narrator : Narrated by Ross Bryant and Recorded by Bill Houwen (Male)
    • System Number : E12742
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      An impressionistic and exuberant memoir by Australia's best-loved artist.
      An impressionistic and exuberant memoir by Australia's best-loved artist. Ken Done has an extraordinary place in the hearts of Australians - we've all worn or decorated our homes with his artwork. His vivid, optimistic images are part of our collective consciousness and have helped define us to the world. But what do we know about the man behind the brush? A dreamy country kid-turned-art student, Ken took off overseas for a Mad Men-esque advertising career before an epiphany at a Matisse exhibition showed him that painting was where his heart truly lay. But a return to Sydney to paint saw his art overtaken by his entrepreneurial instincts as 'Ken Done' became a sought-after global brand. However there's more to Ken Done's story than just commercial success: the sudden loss of the profits from a lifetime's hard work and a resultant stressful court case was closely followed by a shock cancer diagnosis. It was a dark time, but the powerful paintings that came out of this bleak period have brought him long-overdue acclaim as one of our great artists. From his studio on sparkling Sydney Harbour to the ochre tints of the outback or the luminous palette of tropical waters, Ken's artist's eye is ever drawn to beauty and colour. But through good times and bad, what has sustained him are the simple pleasures of life: family, home and, of course, painting.

  • Title : Bombay Taxi : From Barrowboy in London to Bookseller in Australia
    Bombay Taxi : From Barrowboy in London to Bookseller in Australia
    • Author : Ramsay, John
    • Narrator : Narrated by Alan Needham and Recorded by Kerry Fasolo. (Male)
    • System Number : E12799
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      Bombay Taxi is an inspirational true life story of a dynamic partnership between two enterprising and audacious spirits, surviving over 50 years to overcome poverty and hardship,and to realise their dreams.
      Bombay Taxi is an inspirational true life story of a dynamic partnership between two enterprising and audacious spirits, surviving over 50 years to overcome poverty and hardship,and to realise their dreams. John and Alice Ramsay's positive approach never accepts defeat. Not even when they're deceived, robbed and stranded, penniless in Madras, India, on their overland journey across two continents and 12 countries, to migrate to Australia - after being knocked back as government assisted migrants.

  • Title : Thank you, Good Night A Backstage pass to Australian Rock and Roll
    Thank you, Good Night A Backstage pass to Australian Rock and Roll
    • Author : Freud, Sally
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards and Monitored by , Cathy Ryan and Jane Gibbs. (Male)
    • System Number : E12803
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Australian Music History
    • Summary :
      Thank you, good night: A backstage pass to Australian rock 'n' roll .
      Thank you, good night: A backstage pass to Australian rock 'n' roll .

  • Title : Rolling into the world : memories of a ratbag child
    Rolling into the world : memories of a ratbag child
    • Author : Cameron, Eoin
    • Narrator : Alan Needham.
    • System Number : E12873
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      Packed with childhood adventures that are sometimes hilarious, sometimes terrible, this nostalgic memoir begins with ABC broadcaster and former Federal MP Eoin Cameron's birth on the slopes of the volcanic crater of Mount Gambier.
      Packed with childhood adventures that are sometimes hilarious, sometimes terrible, this nostalgic memoir begins with ABC broadcaster and former Federal MP Eoin Cameron's birth on the slopes of the volcanic crater of Mount Gambier. From riding on the lino polisher to homemade rocket launches, this hilarious and engaging account documents the author's experiences growing up in a constantly expanding Catholic family during the 1950s and 1960s in Australia.

  • Title : Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
    Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
    • Author : Crile, George
    • Narrator : Christopher Lane. (Male)
    • System Number : E12891
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The outrageous true story of how one congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history.
      The outrageous true story of how one congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history.

  • Title : Her father's daughter
    Her father's daughter
    • Author : Pung, Alice
    • Narrator : Dana Miltins. (Female)
    • System Number : E12900
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      At twenty-something, Alice is eager for the milestones of adulthood: leaving home, choosing a career, finding friendship and love on her own terms.
      At twenty-something, Alice is eager for the milestones of adulthood: leaving home, choosing a career, finding friendship and love on her own terms. But with each step she takes she feels the sharp tug of invisible threads: the love and worry of her parents, who want more than anything to keep her from harm. Her father fears for her safety to an extraordinary degree, but why? As she digs further into her father's story, Alice embarks on a journey of painful discovery: of memories lost and found, of her own fears for the future, of history and how it echoes down the years. Set in Melbourne, China and Cambodia, Her Father's Daughter captures a father-daughter relationship in a moving and astonishingly powerful way.

  • Title : Paris : a love story
    Paris : a love story
    • Author : Marton, Kati
    • Narrator : Kathe Mazur. (Female)
    • System Number : E12905
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      In this remarkably honest memoir, award-winning journalist and distinguished author Kati Marton presents an impassioned and romantic story of love, loss, and life after loss.
      In this remarkably honest memoir, award-winning journalist and distinguished author Kati Marton presents an impassioned and romantic story of love, loss, and life after loss. At every stage of her life, Paris offers Marton beauty and excitement, and now, after the sudden death of her husband, Richard Holbrooke, it offers a chance for a fresh beginning. With intimate and nuanced portraits of Peter Jennings, the man to whom she was married for fifteen years and with whom she had two children, and Richard, with whom she found enduring love, Marton paints a vivid account of an adventuresome life in the stream of history.

  • Title : Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream
    Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream
    • Author : Stone, Tanya Lee
    • Narrator : Susan Ericksen. (Female)
    • System Number : E12906
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Biography -- Young adult.
    • Summary :
      When America created NASA in 1958, there was an unspoken rule in place: astronauts must be white and male.
      When America created NASA in 1958, there was an unspoken rule in place: astronauts must be white and male. However, thirteen women challenged the U.S. government and proved their strength and valor. Their passage to space was blocked by prejudice, jealousy, and one of the most powerful men in Washington. In the end, though, their inspiring example empowered young women to take their rightful place in the sky, piloting jets and commanding space capsules.

  • Title : Hello darling! : the Jeanne Little story
    Hello darling! : the Jeanne Little story
    • Author : O'Brien, Siobhan
    • Narrator : Kaye Stevenson. (Female)
    • System Number : E12911
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      The unmistakeable and inimitable Jeanne Little - she of the amaxing eyelashes and fabulous, if somewhat startling, dress sense (remember the green garbage bag frock?) - is one of Australia's most loved and best known show business celebrities.
      The unmistakeable and inimitable Jeanne Little - she of the amaxing eyelashes and fabulous, if somewhat startling, dress sense (remember the green garbage bag frock?) - is one of Australia's most loved and best known show business celebrities. A zany comedian with the voice of a truck driver, Jeanne got her start as a guest on the Mike Walsh Show in 1974 and never looked back. For more than a decade, she was the queen of Australian daytime television and beyond. With her distinctive presence, off-beat humour and flair for the innovative and unusual, Jeanne Little is an extraordinary woman. From Gold Logies to the Order of Australia to the hearts of Australian television and cabaret audiences alike, Jeanne wins them all. There's no one else quite like her.

  • Title : Amy, my daughter
    Amy, my daughter
    • Author : Winehouse, Mitch
    • Narrator : Mitch Winehouse; Rupert Farley. (Male)
    • System Number : E12921
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      On July 23, 2011, Amy Winehouse's family, friends, and fans around the world mourned the tragedy that this remarkable, talented, and extraordinarily generous young woman was now gone.
      On July 23, 2011, Amy Winehouse's family, friends, and fans around the world mourned the tragedy that this remarkable, talented, and extraordinarily generous young woman was now gone. Now, in this intimate and tender account, her father and confidant, Mitch, offers an inside view of Amy's life as she lived it, putting to rest once and for all the controversies that have long surrounded her.

  • Title : Is it just me?
    Is it just me?
    • Author : Hart, Miranda
    • Narrator : Miranda Hart. (Female)
    • System Number : E12932
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Britain's best loved comedienne, Miranda Hart, laments on the horrors of growing up and offers her younger self some essential advice on grappling with life's unexpected perils and blunders.
      Britain's best loved comedienne, Miranda Hart, laments on the horrors of growing up and offers her younger self some essential advice on grappling with life's unexpected perils and blunders.

  • Title : Valley belles
    Valley belles
    • Author : Storey, Robyn
    • Narrator : Margaret Nielsen, Dornell Wylie and Lyn Ellison. (Female)
    • System Number : E12942
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      Peering into the lives of a group of women, from the rough and ready, to the genteel, Valley Belles reveals the intricate tapestry that made up their remarkable lives.
      Peering into the lives of a group of women, from the rough and ready, to the genteel, Valley Belles reveals the intricate tapestry that made up their remarkable lives. Their collection of real life, poignant, heart-warming and funny stories prove that women were, and are, central to life in the bush and the development of rural Australia. Valley Belles also redresses the myth that men are the major players in the Australian outback - and shows that women really can do anything!

  • Title : 'MIDDS' 100 Years of Surf Life Saving at Middleton Beach 1917-2017
    'MIDDS' 100 Years of Surf Life Saving at Middleton Beach 1917-2017
    • Author : Arnold, Murray
    • Narrator : Narrated by Ross Bryant and Recorded by Bill Houwen
    • System Number : E13006
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Western Australian History
    • Summary :
      History of Life Saving at Middleton Beach, Albany Western Australia.
      History of Life Saving at Middleton Beach, Albany Western Australia.

  • Title : Albany and the Whalers
    Albany and the Whalers
    • Author : Johnson, Les
    • Narrator : Narrated by Pauline Tremlett and Recorded by Kathryn Arundel. (Female)
    • System Number : E13016
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Western Australian History
    • Summary :
      A History of Whaling in Albany, Western Australia.
      A History of Whaling in Albany, Western Australia.

  • Title : With my eyes wide open : miracles and mistakes on my way back to KoRn
    With my eyes wide open : miracles and mistakes on my way back to KoRn
    • Author : Welch, Brian
    • Narrator : Brian "Head" Welch. (Male)
    • System Number : E13036
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      The lead guitarist of Grammy Award-winning mega-band KoRn tells the incredible story of his life after leaving the hardcore music scene and of God leading him back to the band.
      The lead guitarist of Grammy Award-winning mega-band KoRn tells the incredible story of his life after leaving the hardcore music scene and of God leading him back to the band. Brian Welch made headlines in 2005 when he became a born-again Christian and abandoned heavy metal supergroup KoRn. The follow-up to Brian's 2007 bestseller, Save Me from Myself, With My Eyes Wide Open is the guitarist's account of the brutal, eye-opening eight years he spent as a single dad between leaving KoRn and leading to his controversial decision to rejoin the band in 2013. Welch's very public and disruptive conversion to Christianity not only inspired him to leave a life of unbelievable excess with the band he helped found, but also gave him the strength he needed to overcome addictions to alcohol and methamphetamines.

  • Title : Beer drinkers and hell raisers : the rise of Motorhead
    Beer drinkers and hell raisers : the rise of Motorhead
    • Author : Popoff, Martin
    • Narrator : A.T. Chandler. (Male)
    • System Number : E13040
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers is the first book to celebrate the classic-era Motorhead lineup of Lemmy Kilmister, "Fast" Eddie Clarke, and Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor.
      Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers is the first book to celebrate the classic-era Motorhead lineup of Lemmy Kilmister, "Fast" Eddie Clarke, and Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor. Through interviews with all of the principal troublemakers, Martin Popoff celebrates the formation of the band and the records that made them legends. An in-depth coda brings the story up-to-date with the shocking recent deaths of Taylor and Kilmister. Motorohead comes to life in this book as bad-luck bad boys, doused in drink and drugs, most notably speed, incapable of running their lives right, save for Fast Eddie, who is charged with holding things together. Popoff also examines the heady climate of music through the band's rise to prominence during the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, with detailed reflection on Motorhead's unique position in the scene as both originators and embattled survivors who carried on the renegade spirit of those times.

  • Title : Agaist the Odds The History of
    Agaist the Odds The History of
    • Author : Trigwell, Laurel Audrey
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jannette Pryor and Recorded by Bruce May. (Female)
    • System Number : E13044
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 32 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography
    • Summary :
      An Autobiography of the Author's life.
      An Autobiography of the Author's life.

  • Title : The Man Who New Infinity A Life of the Genius Ramanajan
    The Man Who New Infinity A Life of the Genius Ramanajan
    • Author : Kanigal, Robert
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Limerick and recorded by Caroline Pembroke. (Male)
    • System Number : E13057
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Biography
    • Summary :
      In 1913, a young unschooled Indian clerk wrote a letter to G H Hardy, begging the pre-eminent English mathematician's opinion on several ideas he had about numbers.
      In 1913, a young unschooled Indian clerk wrote a letter to G H Hardy, begging the pre-eminent English mathematician's opinion on several ideas he had about numbers. Realising the letter was the work of a genius, Hardy arranged for Srinivasa Ramanujan to come to England. Thus began one of the most improbable and productive collaborations ever chronicled.With a passion for rich and evocative detail, Robert Kanigel takes us from the temples and slums of Madras to the courts and chapels of Cambridge University, where the devout Hindu Ramanujan, 'the Prince of Intuition,' tested his brilliant theories alongside the sophisticated and eccentric Hardy, 'the Apostle of Proof'. In time, Ramanujan's creative intensity took its toll: he died at the age of thirty-two and left behind a magical and inspired legacy that is still being plumbed for its secrets today.

  • Title : Born to run
    Born to run
    • Author : Springsteen, Bruce
    • Narrator : Bruce Springsteen. (Male)
    • System Number : E13068
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs.
      Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as "The Big Bang": seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band. With disarming candor, he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work, and shows us why the song "Born to Run" reveals more than we previously realized.

  • Title : The power of positive living
    The power of positive living
    • Author : Peale, Norman Vincent
    • Narrator : Kevin Young. (Male)
    • System Number : E13075
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Self-development.
    • Summary :
      ASSERTIVENESS, MOTIVATION & SELF-ESTEEM.
      ASSERTIVENESS, MOTIVATION & SELF-ESTEEM. Powerful examples and techniques to help you turn your life around through positive thinking from one of the leading names in self-help literature. Millions of people around the world have changed their lives for the better thanks to Norman Vincent Peale and his Positive Thinking philosophy. Dr. Peale's groundbreaking program of affirmation and positive visualization is an amazingly effective way to overcome any obstacles that may stand between you and success, happiness, and your mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health and well-being. Positive Thinking works - and in The Power of Positive Living, Dr. Peale demonstrates how to use these techniques to conquer the fears and crippling adversity that may be holding you back from realizing your true potential in life. Self-confidence is the key, and this audiobook shows us how we can do it! With the "get-it-done twins," patience and perseverance, any believer can be an achiever!

  • Title : A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives during World War II
    A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives during World War II
    • Author : Grose, Peter
    • Narrator : Gordon Griffin. (Male)
    • System Number : E13076
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In the upper reaches of the Loire lies the secluded village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
      In the upper reaches of the Loire lies the secluded village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Their whole village was honoured not just by the French state, but with the extremely rare distinction of Righteous Among Nations by the people of Israel. How they earned this is one of the great modern stories of heroism and courage. The community pulled off the astonishing feat of saving the lives of 5000 men, women and children whose very existence was deemed to be unpalatable to the Nazi occupiers and their Vichy stooges. Of those saved approximately 3500 were of Jewish descent. They achieved this through a long-running battle of nerves keeping their heads down and pulling together.

  • Title : The rules do not apply : a memoir
    The rules do not apply : a memoir
    • Author : Levy, Ariel
    • Narrator : Ariel Levy. (Female)
    • System Number : E13078
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      In 2012, at age 38, when she left on a reporting trip to Mongolia, Ariel Levy thought she had figured it out: she was married, pregnant, successful on her own terms, financially secure.
      In 2012, at age 38, when she left on a reporting trip to Mongolia, Ariel Levy thought she had figured it out: she was married, pregnant, successful on her own terms, financially secure. A month later, none of that was true. "People have been telling me since I was a little girl that I was too fervent, too forceful, too much. I thought I had harnessed the power of my own strength and greed and love to a life that could contain it. But it has exploded." In gorgeous, moving, humorous, sharp, and unforgettable prose, with pointillist portraits of a girl and then a young woman coming of age, Levy describes her own ill-fated assumptions: thinking that anything is possible, that the old rules do not apply; that marriage doesn't have to mean monogamy; that gender and sexuality are fluid; that aging doesn't have to mean infertility.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : Trixie Tempest and the amazing talking dog
    Trixie Tempest and the amazing talking dog
    • Author : Asquith, Ros
    • Narrator : Kate Sachs. (Female)
    • System Number : E12203
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Trixie Tempest is out to save the world.
      Trixie Tempest is out to save the world. But first she needs cash, before Mum and Dad find out she's lost her precious trumpet. She can't play in the Save the World With a Song concert without it. Enter Harpo, her amazing, talking, singing, yap-artist dog! 6 yrs+

  • Title : Witch-in-training
    Witch-in-training
    • Author : Friel, Maeve
    • Narrator : Phyllida Nash. (Female)
    • System Number : E12269
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Four magical stories about a lively ten-year-old who discovers she is a witch. 'In flying lessons', Jessica gets the hang of basic broomstick manoeuvres, while in 'Spelling trouble' her spelling lesson is going horribly wrong. 'Charming or what?' finds Jessica at summer school with an exciting new teacher who used to be a pirate, and in 'Brewing up' Jessica and Miss Strega go in search of ingredients for Miss Strega's cauldron, but end up brewing up trouble.
      Four magical stories about a lively ten-year-old who discovers she is a witch. 'In flying lessons', Jessica gets the hang of basic broomstick manoeuvres, while in 'Spelling trouble' her spelling lesson is going horribly wrong. 'Charming or what?' finds Jessica at summer school with an exciting new teacher who used to be a pirate, and in 'Brewing up' Jessica and Miss Strega go in search of ingredients for Miss Strega's cauldron, but end up brewing up trouble.

  • Title : The mystery of the cupboard
    The mystery of the cupboard
    • Author : Banks, Lynne Reid
    • Narrator : Lynne Reid Banks. (Female)
    • System Number : E12345
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      After the family moves to the country to a house recently inherited by his mother, Omri finds many secrets revealed to him when he accidently discovers the link between the house and the magic cupboard.
      After the family moves to the country to a house recently inherited by his mother, Omri finds many secrets revealed to him when he accidently discovers the link between the house and the magic cupboard.

  • Title : The key to the Indian
    The key to the Indian
    • Author : Banks, Lynne Reid
    • Narrator : Lynne Reid Banks. (Female)
    • System Number : E12346
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      He felt a draft of cold air.
      He felt a draft of cold air. Instinctively he put his arms around his body. Then he looked down at himself and got a shock. He was naked. His first instinct was to hide. He scrambled over the earth floor of the longhouse and ducked under the curtain. Beyond was deeper darkness, but he could make out a sort of room with a raised section against the wall. On this was a mountain range covered with fur, in the shape of a sleeping giant. Omri stared all around, feeling the beginnings of panic. "Dad!" he whispered as loudly as he dared. There was no answer. Omri felt intensely vulnerable with no clothes on. Cold air embraced his skin from head to foot. He felt a sudden longing to go home. He hadn't reckoned on this, being separated from his dad, it being so dark and cold, so strange, so lonely.

  • Title : Christmas stories
    Christmas stories
    • Author : Blyton, Enid.
    • Narrator : Jilly Bond. (Female)
    • System Number : E12359
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      In this collection there is mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food, many of the ingredients that have been delighting Enid Blyton's fans for more than seventy years.
      In this collection there is mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food, many of the ingredients that have been delighting Enid Blyton's fans for more than seventy years.

  • Title : The hammer of Thor
    The hammer of Thor
    • Author : Riordan, Rick
    • Narrator : Kieran Culkin. (Male)
    • System Number : E12601
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Thor's hammer is missing again.
      Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon, the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. This time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy, Loki, and the price he wants is very high.

  • Title : The cat mummy
    The cat mummy
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Sophie Thompson. (Female)
    • System Number : E12604
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Verity is mortified when her cat Mabel goes missing and she finds her dead in her bedroom wardrobe.
      Verity is mortified when her cat Mabel goes missing and she finds her dead in her bedroom wardrobe. Having learnt how the ancient Egyptians worshipped cats at school, Verity decides to make Mabel into a cat mummy, but oh the smell!

  • Title : Conky the Magic Kangaroo : Book 3
    Conky the Magic Kangaroo : Book 3
    • Author : Holman, Ken
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and Monitored by Leone Carroll and Susie Punch.
    • System Number : E12676
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Fiction
    • Summary :
      Another truly exciting edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo which contains three more unbelievably spellbinding stories of Conky’s heroic feats and adventures in the very vivid and unpredictable Australian outback where danger lurks around every corner.
      Another truly exciting edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo which contains three more unbelievably spellbinding stories of Conky’s heroic feats and adventures in the very vivid and unpredictable Australian outback where danger lurks around every corner. Join Conky and his team of dedicated followers as they battle the elements of lightning strikes which threaten the life of one of their loved ones. Be part of the war against the evasive and poisonous Cane Toad. Imagine being confronted by a large pack of wild dogs whose leader is a monster and be astounded by Conky’s friendship with the alien. The accolades received by Ken have been in the hundreds, praising his ability to be able to write at a level that pleases readers from the ages of 5 to 95. The fact that these stories are very Australian and written by a dinky-di Aussie with a fantastic imagination and wonderful sense of humour speaks for itself. “The expressions on the children’s faces when they purchase a new book from me is truly rewarding” states Ken. “They all call me Pas’i”

  • Title : Conky the Magic Kangaroo Book 4
    Conky the Magic Kangaroo Book 4
    • Author : Holman, Ken
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Leone Carroll, Susie Punch and Jane Gibbs.. (Male)
    • System Number : E12686
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Fiction
    • Summary :
      This 4th edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo has been voted the most exciting book of the series so far.Depicting the wonderful country of Australia, Conky does battle with the POACHERS with his trusty team.Joun Conky and Bum as they enter the spectacular Limestone cave that houses the SECRET BOOK that holds many mystic and wondrous stories and listen to BULLAMAKANKA'S story of NUGGETTEE.Understand the devastation caused by the STEEL SNAKES.
      This 4th edition of Conky the Magic Kangaroo has been voted the most exciting book of the series so far.Depicting the wonderful country of Australia, Conky does battle with the POACHERS with his trusty team.Joun Conky and Bum as they enter the spectacular Limestone cave that houses the SECRET BOOK that holds many mystic and wondrous stories and listen to BULLAMAKANKA'S story of NUGGETTEE.Understand the devastation caused by the STEEL SNAKES. Then wonder and marvel at the help the ALIENS give us.Is it possible that they do? Read and make up your own mind.

  • Title : The Gizmo
    The Gizmo
    • Author : Jennings, Paul
    • Narrator : Francis Greenslade.
    • System Number : E12687
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 38 minutes
    • Genre : Children's Fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hilarious new story of a strange gizmo that won't go away.
      Hilarious new story of a strange gizmo that won't go away. Crazy yarn from Australia's master of madness.

  • Title : The boy in the dress
    The boy in the dress
    • Author : Walliams, David
    • Narrator : David Walliams & Matt Lucas.
    • System Number : E12696
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      David Walliams' debut children's novel is one of the publishing events of the year.
      David Walliams' debut children's novel is one of the publishing events of the year. Now experience the whole story in glorious sound as David teams up with an old friend (his name begins with Matt and ends with Lucas) to deliver a hilarious and beautifully produced audiobook. Dennis was different. Why was he different, you ask? Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book! Charming, surprising and hilarious -- David Walliams's beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike. Now David teams up with Matt Lucas to produce an audiobook with a difference. Read by two of the brightest stars in sketch comedy, this lavish production brings the hilarious voices behind Little Britain to your nearest earphones. And it tells a fantastic story too!

  • Title : Mark Spark in the dark & Jimmy Jelly
    Mark Spark in the dark & Jimmy Jelly
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Kim Hicks. (Female)
    • System Number : E12825
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 32 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mark is scared of the dark, but when he thinks his Great Gran is in trouble, nothing can stop him coming to her rescue - In Jimmy Jelly, Angela is obsessed with her favourite TV personality though the rest of the family can't stand him.
      Mark is scared of the dark, but when he thinks his Great Gran is in trouble, nothing can stop him coming to her rescue - In Jimmy Jelly, Angela is obsessed with her favourite TV personality though the rest of the family can't stand him. That is, until he comes to open a shop in the local shopping mall.

  • Title : Tersias
    Tersias
    • Author : Taylor, G. P.
    • Narrator : Cornelius Garrett. (Male)
    • System Number : E12884
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction
    • Summary :
      Magnus Malachi, a magician, is closely guarding his latest moneyspinner, Tersias, a blind boy that can see into the future.
      Magnus Malachi, a magician, is closely guarding his latest moneyspinner, Tersias, a blind boy that can see into the future. But as Tersias's powers become known, those that seek to use them are drawn from the shadows. Is Tersias a force for good or evil? Can he ever rid himself of the dark spirit that torments his soul? A gripping adventure of night chases, double-crossings and weird magic.

  • Title : The birthday burglar, and A very wicked headmistress
    The birthday burglar, and A very wicked headmistress
    • Author : Mahy, Margaret
    • Narrator : Mitchley, Richard. (Male)
    • System Number : E12913
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The birthday burglar: Bored Bassington with a bias for things beginning with B, decides to treat himself to burglary.
      The birthday burglar: Bored Bassington with a bias for things beginning with B, decides to treat himself to burglary. A very wicked headmistress: Money-hungry Tatiana Taffeta runs a select boarding school and schemes to marry a foolish, affluent farmer.

  • Title : Graffiti on the fence
    Graffiti on the fence
    • Author : Forrestal, Elaine
    • Narrator : Peter Hardy. (Male)
    • System Number : E12914
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hellz, Tan and Eddie are the local skateboarding trio.
      Hellz, Tan and Eddie are the local skateboarding trio. Every night after school they hang out together, terrorising the Witch. That's what they call elderly Lallie. They make their own rules, and give cheek to anyone who gets in their way. But Lallie gives as good as she gets, and when Hellz unexpectedly finds himself in her garden one day, he soon learns that there's more to Lallie than he thought. 9 yrs+

  • Title : Charlotte's web
    Charlotte's web
    • Author : White, E. B.
    • Narrator : E.B. White. (Male)
    • System Number : E12923
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Since its publication in 1952, Charlotte's Web has become one of America's best-loved children's books.
      Since its publication in 1952, Charlotte's Web has become one of America's best-loved children's books. For fifty years, this timeless tale of how a little girl named Fern, with the help of a friendly spider, saved her pig Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs has continued to warm the hearts of readers everywhere. Now this classic, a 1953 Newbery Honor book, comes to life in a delightful unabridged recording, read lovingly by the author himself.

  • Title : Emerald star
    Emerald star
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Finty Williams. (Female)
    • System Number : E12930
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Since leaving the Foundling Hospital, Hetty has seen her fair share of drama, excitement, tragedy and loss.
      Since leaving the Foundling Hospital, Hetty has seen her fair share of drama, excitement, tragedy and loss. After the death of her beloved mama, she sets off to find a real home at last, starting with the search for her father. But Hetty is no longer a simple country girl, and begins to fear she’ll never truly belong anywhere. And even when she is reunited with her beloved childhood sweetheart Jem, Hetty still longs for adventure, especially when an enchanting figure from her past makes an unexpected reappearance. Could a more exciting future lie ahead for Hetty?

  • Title : Judy Moody was in a mood
    Judy Moody was in a mood
    • Author : McDonald, Megan
    • Narrator : Barbara Rosenblat. (Female)
    • System Number : E12933
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The first day of third grade puts Judy Moody in a mad-face mood.
      The first day of third grade puts Judy Moody in a mad-face mood. She just knows everyone will come back from summer vacation with word T-shirts, like "Disney World" or "Jamestown: Home of Pocahontas." All Judy has is a plain old no-words T-shirt. She'll have to go to a new classroom, with a new desk, and she won't have an armadillo sticker with her name on it like she did last year. And knowing her luck, she'll end up sitting next to Frank, the boy who eats paste. For breakfast her dad makes eggs with the yellow middle broken, and her younger "bother," Stink, thinks he knows everything now that he's starting second grade.

  • Title : The worry website
    The worry website
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Helen Lederer. (Female)
    • System Number : E12934
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Is anything bothering you?
      Is anything bothering you? Problems in class or at home? Don't know where to turn for help? Log on to the Worry Website! Type in your worry and wait for the good advice to flow in. At least that's the plan when Mr Speed sets up his super-cool new Worry Website for the class. Holly, Greg, Natasha and the rest feel that they've got shed loads of worries but, as they find out, sometimes the best advice comes from the most unexpected place.

  • Title : The very bad book : and The bad book
    The very bad book : and The bad book
    • Author : Griffiths, Andy
    • Narrator : Stig Wemyss. (Male)
    • System Number : E12951
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a very bad wood, There was a very bad house.
      In a very bad wood, There was a very bad house. And in that very bad house, There was a very bad room. And in that very bad room, There was a very bad cupboard. And in that very bad cupboard, There was a very bad shelf. And on that very bad shelf, There was a very bad box. And in that very bad box, There was a VERY BAD book... AND THIS IS IT!

  • 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 : My sister Jodie
    My sister Jodie
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Jacqueline Wilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E12973
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Pearl and Jodie are sisters.
      Pearl and Jodie are sisters. Pearl is the younger one, small, shy and anxious. Jodie is nearly three years older, bold and brash and bad and Pearl adores her. When their parents get new jobs at Melchester College, a Victorian Gothic mansion, the girls spend a bizarre summer holiday in the boarding school with just a few leftover children for company. Things start to change now they are in their new home. Jodie has always been the leader but now it's Pearl who's making new friends. When term begins, their strange summer is over. But things keep on changing.

  • Title : Classic fairy tales 3
    Classic fairy tales 3
    • Author : Combe, Peter
    • Narrator : Peter Combe. (Male)
    • System Number : E12988
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 50 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Each classic fairy tale is followed by a catchy Peter Combe song.
      Each classic fairy tale is followed by a catchy Peter Combe song. Peter Combe is an award-winning and highly-respected children's entertainer. Includes: The hare & the tortoise ; Snow White : The enormous turnip ; Robin Hood.

  • Title : Five have a mystery to solve : (abridged version)
    Five have a mystery to solve : (abridged version)
    • Author : Blyton, Enid
    • Narrator : Uncredited; includes full voice cast. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E13000
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mystery awaits the Five on strange Whispering Island.
      Mystery awaits the Five on strange Whispering Island. At the end of a cliff passage there is a vast chamber full of golden statues and other treasures - but villains are lurking just around the corner.

  • Title : Singenpoo Series
    Singenpoo Series
    • Author : Jennings, Paul
    • Narrator : Stig Wemyss. (Male)
    • System Number : E13003
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Paw Thing: Oh Yuck.
      The Paw Thing: Oh Yuck. The mice were running up my trousers. They wriggled under my shirt. They were even inside my underpants. Mice, madness and mayhem. Singenpoo Strikes Again: Major Mac pointed straight at me. ‘There he is,’ he growled, ‘There’s the one who stole my cat.’ Mac the two-legged rat is back. And Singenpoo is in trouble. Singenpoo Shoots Through: Singenpoo wanted me to follow. She had written a sign the only way she could. What a relief. What a cat. Singenpoo does a disappearing act. And she might not be back. Singenpoo’s Secret Weapon: Singenpoo waved his tail. It was a signal. A thousand cats opened fire with the only weapon they had.

  • Title : The gypsy crown : Chain of charms series, Book 1
    The gypsy crown : Chain of charms series, Book 1
    • Author : Forsyth, Kate
    • Narrator : Rebecca Macauley. (Female)
    • System Number : E13015
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Book 1 in the Chain of Charms series, a brilliant new adventure series set amongst the gypsies of Cromwell's England.
      Book 1 in the Chain of Charms series, a brilliant new adventure series set amongst the gypsies of Cromwell's England. From the bestselling author of the Witches of Eileanan series. Once there was a gypsy queen who wore on her wrist a chain of six lucky charms - a golden crown, a silver horse, a butterfly caught in amber, a cat's eye shell, a bolt of lightning forged from the heart of a falling star, and the flower of the rue plant, herb of grace. The queen gave each of her six children one of the charms as their lucky talisman, but ever since the chain of charms was broken, the gypsies had been dogged with misfortune. Book 1: The Gypsy Crown: 9th August - 12th August 1658. Maggie has given them the first charm - an old gold coin - but Luka and Emilia must escape the brutal thief-taker, Coldham. With a horse, a monkey, a dog, and a huge brown bear in their train, it is hard to travel secretly as they flee across the Surrey countryside. With a little bit of luck - or, as Emilia believes, magic - they manage to escape, but Coldham will not give up so easily.

  • Title : The silver horse : Chain of charms series, book 2
    The silver horse : Chain of charms series, book 2
    • Author : Forsyth, Kate
    • Narrator : Rebecca Macauley. (Female)
    • System Number : E13017
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Emilia and her cousin Luka have the gypsy crown, and are travelling with their menagerie in search of the Hearne tribe.
      Emilia and her cousin Luka have the gypsy crown, and are travelling with their menagerie in search of the Hearne tribe. They hope that this family, to whom they will soon be related, will surely help release their kin from gaol. Luka and Emilia find the Hearnes horseracing on the Downs above Epsom. But Emilia must compete to win their support. Will she have to give up her beloved mare in exchange for the Hearne family's charm - a small silver horse? And can they escape Coldham again?

  • Title : The butterfly in amber : Chain of charms series, Book 6
    The butterfly in amber : Chain of charms series, Book 6
    • Author : Forsyth, Kate
    • Narrator : Rebecca Macauley. (Female)
    • System Number : E13018
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The final instalment in the Chain of Charms series, a brilliant adventure series set amongst the gypsies of Cromwell's England.
      The final instalment in the Chain of Charms series, a brilliant adventure series set amongst the gypsies of Cromwell's England. Book 6, 28th August - 3rd September 1658. Once there was a gypsy queen who wore on her wrist a chain of six lucky charms - a golden crown, a silver horse, a butterfly caught in amber, a cat's eye shell, a bolt of lightning forged from the heart of a falling star, and the flower of the rue plant, herb of grace. The queen gave each of her six children one of the charms as their lucky talisman, but ever since the chain of charms was broken, the gypsies had been dogged with misfortune. Luka and Emilia travel to London to find the last of the Graylings tribe, who has married a Puritan lawyer and turned her back on her past. As well as all the perils of the capital city, the children must escape the vengeful Coldham, and still get to Kingston-Upon-Thames in time to rescue their families. But then, on the anniversary of his greatest victory, the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell is mysteriously stricken down ... everything will change.

  • Title : Extra time
    Extra time
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13022
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      A young Aussie soccer genius and his 10-year-old manager take on the world.
      A young Aussie soccer genius and his 10-year-old manager take on the world. And win. For a time. A funny and moving story from one of Australia's most entertaining authors.

  • Title : Aristotle's nostril
    Aristotle's nostril
    • Author : Gleitzman, Morris
    • Narrator : Morris Gleitzman. (Male)
    • System Number : E13023
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      From the author who created the memorable world of Wilton the intestinal worm and Algie the microbe in worm story comes another highly infectious tale of a brave microscopic hero who is unexpectedly propelled from his familiar nostril-home into the big wide dangerous world.
      From the author who created the memorable world of Wilton the intestinal worm and Algie the microbe in worm story comes another highly infectious tale of a brave microscopic hero who is unexpectedly propelled from his familiar nostril-home into the big wide dangerous world.

  • Title : Horton hears a Who! and other sounds of Dr. Seuss
    Horton hears a Who! and other sounds of Dr. Seuss
    • Author : Seuss, Dr.
    • Narrator : Dustin Hoffman; Billy Crystal; Mercedes McCambridge.
    • System Number : E13079
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Presents three classic Dr.
      Presents three classic Dr. Seuss tales in one audio collection. Horton hears a who! read by Dustin Hoffman. Horton hatches the egg read by Billy Crystal. Thidwick, the big-hearted moose.read by Mercedes McCambridge.

  • Title : What pet should I get? and, One fish two fish red fish blue fish
    What pet should I get? and, One fish two fish red fish blue fish
    • Author : Seuss, Dr.
    • Narrator : Rainn Wilson; David Hyde Pierce.
    • System Number : E13080
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 26 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      This book contains two short stories and a Publisher's Note after the second short story.
      This book contains two short stories and a Publisher's Note after the second short story. What pet should I get? This new book by Dr. Seuss and read by Rainn Wilson about making up one's mind is the literary equivalent of buried treasure! What happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick a pet? Naturally, they can't choose just one! Beginning with just five fish and continuing into flights of fancy, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish read by David Hyde Pierce celebrates how much fun imagination can be.

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : Dear world, how are you?
    Dear world, how are you?
    • Author : Little, Toby
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony, recorded by Susie Punch and Marie Mapp. (Female)
    • System Number : E12617
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's stories.
    • Summary :
      When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world.
      When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world. With the help of his mum, Toby started handwriting and posting letters to everyone from research scientists in Antarctica to game-keepers in Chad and even the Pope. Not only did Toby achieve his goal but the world wrote back. Dear World, How Are You? is a collection of the most fascinating and heart-warming letters he sent and received. It shows that the world is only as big as your imagination and is full of potential friends, waiting to be discovered, no matter where you live.

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : The House of Hades : The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4
    The House of Hades : The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4
    • Author : Riordan, Rick
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards, Recorded by Jane Gibbs and Cathy Ryan.
    • System Number : E12857
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 59 minutes 2 seconds
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction
    • Summary :
      The stakes have never been higher.
      The stakes have never been higher. If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there'll be hell on Earth. Literally.Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors of Death, there's a legion of bloodthirsty monsters waiting for them.Meanwhile, Hazel and the crew of the Argo II have a choice: to stop a war or save their friends. Whichever road they take one thing is certain - in the Underworld, evil is inescapable.

  • Title : Megan
    Megan
    • Author : Hooper, Mary
    • Narrator : Gillian Walton. (Female)
    • System Number : E12901
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Megan is fifteen.
      Megan is fifteen. One day she discovers she is pregnant. What will she do! How will her friends react? How will her ex boyfriend react? How will her mum react? How would YOU react? Should Megan keep this baby! A realistic tale that deals compassionately with the controversial issue of teenage pregnancy.

  • Title : Divergent
    Divergent
    • Author : Roth, Veronica
    • Narrator : Emma Galvin. (Female)
    • System Number : E12929
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Beatrice Pryor lives in a dystopian Chicago, which is divided into five factions devoted to different virtues.
      Beatrice Pryor lives in a dystopian Chicago, which is divided into five factions devoted to different virtues. On a set day every year, sixteen-year-olds must select which faction they will devote the rest of their lives to. Beatrice must choose between staying with her family and being who she really is. Beatrice also has a secret, one she has been warned can mean death if exposed. Now, Beatrice will be forced to make tough choices that can determine the course of her future.

  • Title : While I live
    While I live
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : Suzy Dougherty. (Female)
    • System Number : E12931
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      We were halfway up the spur when we heard it.
      We were halfway up the spur when we heard it. Homer and Gavin and I, just the three of us .... I'd say there were fifteen shots in the first volley, evenly spaced, lasting about twenty-five seconds.... All the way down the spur I'd heard the scattered shots, getting closer as I got closer, and all the way down I tried to think of reasonable explanations for them, and I couldn't think of a single thing that made sense. Wars never end. They go on loudly or they go on quietly. They grip you with bulldog teeth. The town of Wirrawee is emerging from war, slowly. School's back in, Juicy's open for coffee, farmers are bidding at the cattle sales. Ellie Linton at last gets what she longed for and what she fought for, to be back on the farm with her parents. But it's not the same. A new nation is on the other side of a border. Suddenly the war is about to explode into Ellie's life again. The effects are devastating. The consequences will change her forever. While I Live: The Ellie Chronicle is the first book in a new series featuring the immensely popular Ellie Linton, heroine and narrator of the Tomorrow, When the War Began series.

  • Title : The night is for hunting
    The night is for hunting
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : Suzi Dougherty. (Female)
    • System Number : E12952
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hunting and being hunted.
      Hunting and being hunted. Sometimes life seems to offer nothing more than a chase to the death. The fight to survive has never been fiercer. But as they wage war, Ellie and her friends still find time for other things: friendship... loyalty... even Christmas. If only they can withstand another night. The Night is for Hunting is the sixth volume in the award-winning Tomorrow series.

  • Title : City of heavenly fire
    City of heavenly fire
    • Author : Clare, Cassandra
    • Narrator : Grant Cartwright and Eloise Oxer. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E12979
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 24 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world.
      Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world. Chaos and destruction overwhelm the Nephilim as Clary, Jace, Simon, and their friends band together to fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother. Nothing in this world can defeat Sebastian, but if they journey to the realm of demons, they just might have a chance. Lives will be lost, love sacrificed, and the whole world will change. Who will survive the explosive sixth and final instalment of the Mortal Instruments series?

  • Title : Robinson Crusoe
    Robinson Crusoe
    • Author : Defoe, Daniel
    • Narrator : Tom Casaletto. (Male)
    • System Number : E12989
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Robinson Crusoe's account of his life as the sole survivor of a shipwreck on an island somewhere in the Caribbean.
      Robinson Crusoe's account of his life as the sole survivor of a shipwreck on an island somewhere in the Caribbean. Loosely based on a true account of Scottish sailor, Alexander Selkirk.

  • Title : Howl's moving castle
    Howl's moving castle
    • Author : Wynne Jones, Diana
    • Narrator : Jenny Sterlin. (Female)
    • System Number : E13059
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      A new look for one of Diana Wynne Jones' funniest and most popular novels.
      A new look for one of Diana Wynne Jones' funniest and most popular novels. In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and cloaks of invisibility do exist, Sophie Hatter catches the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste and is put under a spell. Deciding she has nothing more to lose, she makes her way to the moving castle that hovers on the hills above Market Chipping. But the castle belongs to the dreaded Wizard Howl whose appetite, they say, is satisfied only by the souls of young girls! There she meets Michael, Howl's apprentice, and Calcifer the Fire Demon, with whom she agrees a pact. But Sophie isn't the only one under a curse - her entanglements with Calcifer, Howl, and Michael, and her quest to break her curse is both gripping - and howlingly funny!