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Books produced in the past    ( Total: 113 )

Nonfiction

  • Title : Julie Andrews : a life on stage and screen
    Julie Andrews : a life on stage and screen
    • Author : Windeler, Robert
    • Narrator : Norah Watmore. (Female)
    • System Number : E5603
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 28 minutes 26 seconds
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      This highly readable biography charts both the highs and lows of a remarkable career.
      This highly readable biography charts both the highs and lows of a remarkable career. Unique in her enormous popularity the world over, and in her astonishing capacity for endurance, Julie Andrews is a superstar and a survivor.

  • Title : The secrets of an inspirational (in-spirit) life
    The secrets of an inspirational (in-spirit) life
    • Author : Dyer, Wayne W.
    • Narrator : Wayne W. Dyer. (Male)
    • System Number : E13115
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      Dr.
      Dr. Wayne W. Dyer reveals that inspiration can be cultivated and be a driving force throughout life, rather than showing up every now and then and just as mysteriously disappearing, seemingly independent of our desire.

  • Title : Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869
    Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869
    • Author : Ambrose, Stephen E.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Joan Scafe and Recorded by John Smith. (Female)
    • System Number : E13623
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      "Nothing Like It in the World" gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage.
      "Nothing Like It in the World" gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad -- the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives; and the Irish and Chinese immigrants, the defeated Confederate soldiers, and the other laborers who did the backbreaking and dangerous work on the tracks. The U.S. government pitted two companies -- the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Railroads -- against each other in a race for funding, encouraging speed over caution. Locomotives, rails, and spikes were shipped from the East through Panama or around South America to the West or lugged across the country to the Plains. In Ambrose' hands, this enterprise, with its huge expenditure of brainpower, muscle, and sweat, comes vibrantly to life.

  • Title : Sure Beats Working
    Sure Beats Working
    • Author : Botica, Freddy
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Limerick and Recorded by Caroline Pembroke. (Male)
    • System Number : E14174
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Sure Beats Working follows the story of Freddy Botica, and the series of unexpected twists and turns that ended up being a long and successful career in broadcast radio.Freddy was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1947 – the youngest child of Croatian parents who fled the conflict of World War II to give their children a new life full of opportunities.In 1969, while working as a signwriter for Coca Cola, Freddy was invited to spend a week aboard the Tiri 2 – the infamous ship that brought pirate radio station Radio Hauraki to the masses in New Zealand.
      Sure Beats Working follows the story of Freddy Botica, and the series of unexpected twists and turns that ended up being a long and successful career in broadcast radio.Freddy was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1947 – the youngest child of Croatian parents who fled the conflict of World War II to give their children a new life full of opportunities.In 1969, while working as a signwriter for Coca Cola, Freddy was invited to spend a week aboard the Tiri 2 – the infamous ship that brought pirate radio station Radio Hauraki to the masses in New Zealand. He was on board the ship to repaint a faded sign, but when a severe storm hit Auckland a few days later, Freddy was asked to fill in on air for the rest of the week. His immediate success and appeal on air led to Freddy being offered a full time role with Radio Hauraki – the beginning of what would become a broadcasting career that spanned 5 decades, and broke Australian records.Freddy’s time in radio gave him a chance to not only meet, but spend meaningful moments with many of rock music’s greats – from spending a weekend with Alice Cooper in Sydney, to hosting Sting and the Police at a barbecue on the beachfront lawn of his home. Many broadcasters have interviewed the stars. Very few of them have spent extended periods of time with the stars and their families. A chance meeting with Neil Young’s boat ‘Ragland’ in the Bay of Islands, led to a whole week spent with Neil soon after – windsurfing, and discussing life, family and music.Freddy was then part of the team that took Radio Hauraki to the top of the radio ratings in New Zealand. A radio station that originally didn’t even have a legal license to broadcast was beating all their competition consistently through the late 1970s and early 80s. From there, Freddy was poached by the competition, and was a key member of New Zealand’s first (and also legal) FM radio station, 89fm Stereo.In 1986, an offer to work in Perth offered Freddy the chance to work in a bigger country, and a bigger market. His golden voice and passion for music meant new Perth FM radio station 96fm was an almost overnight success, peaking with 35% of all Perth listening to 96fm – numbers that are unheard of in radio today. During his time at 96fm Freddy convinced Bob Geldof to fly to Perth and spend a whole week on air, creating one of the most memorable radio moments in Perth’s history, and in Freddy’s lifetime.A move to Perth rival station mix94.5 in 1992 precipitated a record-setting run for Freddy and his broadcast team – more than 13 years at number one – a record still unbeaten to this day.It might seem like luck, but Freddy Botica’s passion for music and the people who perform it has guided much of his life, and led him to spend some very interesting moments with some of the people who have shaped popular music.Sure Beats Working is the story of all Freddy’s moments in front of the microphone, and behind it. An honest and sometimes controversial account of an unexpectedly interesting life, influenced by some of rock music’s biggest names.

  • Title : The metabolic anti-ageing plan : how to stay younger for longer
    The metabolic anti-ageing plan : how to stay younger for longer
    • Author : Cherniske, Stephen Snehan.
    • Narrator : Narrated and recorded by Philippa Packer. (Female)
    • System Number : E14263
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Ageing, Health.
    • Summary :
      The choice is yours: You can add forty or more vigorous, fulfilling years to your life.
      The choice is yours: You can add forty or more vigorous, fulfilling years to your life. It sounds like science fiction, but in fact it’s cutting-edge science grounded in exciting new research. In The Metabolic Plan, internationally renowned biochemist Stephen Cherniske reveals the medical breakthroughs that enable all of us to extend our lives—and the quality of our lives—starting today. Far from giving out due to inevitable wear and tear, the human body is naturally endowed with astonishing powers of renewal, self-repair, and regeneration. The secret to unlocking these powers lies not in genetic tinkering or a high-tech fix but in “tricking” your body into adopting the metabolism of a twenty-year-old. The Metabolic Plan offers a comprehensive diet and exercise regimen specifically tailored to boost antioxidant levels, combat disease, increase muscle, reduce fat, and enhance memory and vision. Cherniske shares the age-defying properties of such cutting-edge supplements as 7-Keto and debunks myths about acid/alkaline foods. Here too are detailed metabolic plans geared to the different needs of men and women and to every decade of our lives—so we’ll know exactly what to focus on when. Longer life, more energy, improved health, a pervasive sense of well-being: It’s all within our grasp. At once revolutionary and eminently practical, this is the book that finally solves the puzzle of aging.

  • Title : Mary Rose : Tudor Princess, Queen of France, the extraordinary life of Henry's VIII's sister
    Mary Rose : Tudor Princess, Queen of France, the extraordinary life of Henry's VIII's sister
    • Author : Loades, David
    • Narrator : Narrated by Barbara Godwin and Recorded by Christine Bryant. (Female)
    • System Number : E14289
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : History, Biography.
    • Summary :
      A paradise...tall, slender, grey-eyed, possessing an extreme pallor'.
      A paradise...tall, slender, grey-eyed, possessing an extreme pallor'. The contemporary view of Henry VIII's younger sister, Princess Mary Rose as one of the most beautiful princesses in Europe, was an arresting one. Glorious to behold, this Tudor Princess with her red hair flowing loose to her waist, was also impossible for Henry to control. She first married the king of France, a match of great importance to Henry's diplomatic plans. He was dead within three months. The talk of the European courts was that the teenage bride had killed the 51-year old Louis XII with her exertions of the king in his bedchamber. She then ran off with her new lover, the great rake of the Tudors era, Charles Brandon. After some uncomfortable arguments with Henry VIII, she was officially sanctioned to marry the Duke of Suffolk in 1515 at Greenwich Palace. Yet Henry remained deeply fond of his sister, he named his greatest warship after her and continued to support Mary despite her ignoring his every request. David Loades' biography, the first for almost 50 years brings the princess alive once more. Of all Tudor women, this queen of France and later Duchess of Suffolk remains an elusive, enigmatic figure.

  • Title : Snubbing God : the high cost of rejecting God's created order
    Snubbing God : the high cost of rejecting God's created order
    • Author : Kuligin, Victor
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Susie Punch and Jane Gibbs. (Male)
    • System Number : E14434
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Religion.
    • Summary :
      Confusion abounds in a world bent on rejecting a loving Creator's guidance on a life well lived.
      Confusion abounds in a world bent on rejecting a loving Creator's guidance on a life well lived. According to its author, Snubbing God shows how "biblical wisdom is opposed by a secular view that has at its heart a fundamental misunderstanding or outright disregard for God's creation and how he has designed it." Some of the issues Kuligin explores as a result of rebuffing God include gay marriage, abortion, climate change, animal rights, and evolution. Though pointing out the weaknesses of a secular viewpoint, the author provides convincing arguments for why living the way the Creator designed it leads to a rich and satisfying life. "Snubbing God is strong medicine," writes sociologist David Ayers in his foreword. "The reader will find it challenging at points morally and intellectually. Few will agree with everything in it. Yet Kuligin has no desire to only preach to a choir, though certainly encouraging the saints is part of his aim. He is trying to get us to pull up short, to think, to reconsider the marvelous truths, and righteous demands, of the Bible and of its Author upon us."

  • Title : My Chinese marriage
    My Chinese marriage
    • Author : Franking, Mae M.
    • Narrator : Danielle Cartwright. (Female)
    • System Number : E14548
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Mae Watkins, a University of Michigan student, unexpectedly falls in love with a Chinese international law student in the midst of World War I.
      Mae Watkins, a University of Michigan student, unexpectedly falls in love with a Chinese international law student in the midst of World War I. Despite the socially unacceptable pairing the couple decide to tie the knot and forge ahead with an unsure future. Mae demonstrates her unique ability to observe and describe a foreign culture after their move to Shanghai. She documents in detail her perceptions of Chinese fashion and food in addition to her knowledge of such controversial customs as foot binding and widow suicide. She offers great compassion for her Chinese family, both current and past. This book was ghost written by Katherine Anne Porter and published in Asia in serialized form in 1920. The original manuscript has been lost, but the serial form was subsequently republished. - Summary by Danielle Cartwright

  • Title : Grumpy old women : the official handbook
    Grumpy old women : the official handbook
    • Author : Holder, Judith
    • Narrator : Alison Steadman. (Female)
    • System Number : E14555
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Ageing.
    • Summary :
      Addresses body image, visitors, children, poverty, animals, shopping, careers, and yes, grumpy old men themselves.
      Addresses body image, visitors, children, poverty, animals, shopping, careers, and yes, grumpy old men themselves. From the series producer and stand-up comic Judith Holder, Grumpy old women features a diverse, colourful and very grumpy group of celebrities, including Janet Street-Porter, Jenny Eclair, Ann Widdecombe, Germaine Greer, Kathryn Flett and Jilly Cooper. Written with wit, style and sympathy, the book is sure to be a source of both amusement and comfort to women everywhere - grumpy, old or otherwise.

  • Title : A Lincoln anthology
    A Lincoln anthology
    • Author : Florida Center for Instructional Technology
    • Narrator : Rick Kistner, John Bomhoff. (Male)
    • System Number : E14574
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 40 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Abraham Lincoln lived and served during a time of conflict and change.
      Abraham Lincoln lived and served during a time of conflict and change. This collection brings together a few interesting depictions of the sixteenth president of the United States as a leader and a person. Contents: An autobiographical sketch by Abraham Lincoln; The boy's life of Lincoln by Helen Nicolay; The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln; Oration in memory of Abraham Lincoln by Frederick Douglass.

  • Title : Holy cow! : an Indian adventure
    Holy cow! : an Indian adventure
    • Author : Macdonald, Sarah
    • Narrator : Sarah Macdonald. (Female)
    • System Number : E14576
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Voyages.
    • Summary :
      N.B.
      N.B. This is an abridged version. After backpacking her way around India, Sarah Macdonald decides she hates the country with a passion. When a beggar at the airport reads her palm and insists she will one day return - and for love - she screams 'Never' and gives the country, and him, the finger. But eleven years later, the prophecy comes true. When the love of Sarah's life is posted to India, she quits her dream job as a national radio presenter to follow him to the most polluted city on earth, New Delhi. It seems like the ultimate sacrifice for love and it almost kills her - literally.

  • Title : Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison
    Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison
    • Author : Kerman, Piper.
    • Narrator : Cassandra Campbell. (Female)
    • System Number : E14578
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years ago.
      With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424--one of the millions of women who disappear "down the rabbit hole" of the American penal system. From her first strip search to her final release, Kerman learns to navigate this strange world with its strictly enforced codes of behavior and arbitrary rules, where the uneasy relationship between prisoner and jailer is constantly and unpredictably recalibrated. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with small tokens of generosity, hard words of wisdom, and simple acts of acceptance. Heartbreaking, hilarious, and at times enraging, Orange Is the New Black offers a rare look into the lives of women in prison, why it is we lock so many away, and what happens to them when they're there.

  • Title : Too long in the bush
    Too long in the bush
    • Author : Beadell, Len.
    • Narrator : Mike Scheid. (Male)
    • System Number : E14580
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Voyages and Travel, Geography.
    • Summary :
      Len Beadell's story of the roads he surveyed and helped develop in the Australian outback.
      Len Beadell's story of the roads he surveyed and helped develop in the Australian outback.

  • Title : Restore : 20 self-care rituals to reclaim your energy
    Restore : 20 self-care rituals to reclaim your energy
    • Author : Kennedy, Shannah.
    • Narrator : Shannah Kennedy and Lyndall Mitchell. (Female)
    • System Number : E14585
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      With 20 essential self-renewal practices to take you from surviving to thriving, Restore helps you reconnect with yourself and revitalise your life.
      With 20 essential self-renewal practices to take you from surviving to thriving, Restore helps you reconnect with yourself and revitalise your life. Packed with tried-and-tested strategies and practical tips, from cultivating patience to embracing solitude and supercharging your senses, you will learn how to replenish your natural energy and become so much more. It's time to nourish and nurture yourself from the inside out. It's time to Restore.

  • Title : Above life’s turmoil
    Above life’s turmoil
    • Author : Allen, James.
    • Narrator : Andrea Fiore. (Female)
    • System Number : E14588
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Philosophy.
    • Summary :
      The turmoil of the world we cannot avoid, but the disturbances of mind we can overcome.
      The turmoil of the world we cannot avoid, but the disturbances of mind we can overcome. The duties and difficulties of life claim our attention, but we can rise above all anxiety concerning them. Surrounded by noise, we can yet have a quiet mind; involved in responsibilities, the heart can be at rest; in the midst of strife, we can know the abiding peace. The twenty pieces which comprise this book, unrelated as some of them are in the letter, will be found to be harmonious in the spirit, in that they point the reader towards those heights of self-knowledge and self-conquest which, rising above the turbulence of the world, lift their peaks where the Heavenly Silence reigns.

Fiction

  • Title : A Quiver Full of Arrows & A Twist in the Tale
    A Quiver Full of Arrows & A Twist in the Tale
    • Author : Archer, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Narrated by Chris Northall and Recorded by John Smith.
    • System Number : E12964
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A Quiver Full of Arrows.
      A Quiver Full of Arrows. From London to China, and New York to Nigeria, Jeffrey Archer takes the reader on a tour of ancient heirlooms and modern romance, of cutthroat business and kindly strangers, of lives lived in the realms of power and lives freed from the gloom of oppression. Fortunes are made and squandered, honor betrayed and redeemed, and love lost and rediscovered. A Twist in the Tale. The expected never happens . . . A man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged . . . Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tantalising opening to A Twist in the Tale, a fantastic collection of short stories from bestselling author Jeffrey Archer.

  • Title : The Triumph of the Sun
    The Triumph of the Sun
    • Author : Smith, Wilbur
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Limerick and Recorded by Caroline Pembroke. (Male)
    • System Number : E13582
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 24 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Menace emanated from them as fiercely as the heat from the sun.
      Menace emanated from them as fiercely as the heat from the sun. Night and day, the drums never stopped, a constant reminder of the mortal threat that hung over them. She could hear them booming across the waters, like the heartbeat of the monster. An unimaginable enemy will bring them together . . . In the burning heat of the Sudanese sun, the city of Khartoum is under siege from the fearsome forces of the Mahdi, the charismatic leader of those who tire of the brutal Egyptian government. In Khartoum, along with thousands of innocent citizens, are trapped the fanatical General Charles Gordon, intrepid soldier Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, English trader Ryder Courtney and the British consul and his three beautiful daughters. As rescue becomes increasingly unlikely, this group of Queen Victoria's loyal citizens must unite to prepare themselves against a nightmarish enemy, and for the savage battle to survive that must surely follow... The Courtneys meet the Ballantynes in a sweeping adventure.

  • Title : June
    June
    • Author : Beverly-Whittemore, Miranda
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jane Gibbs and recorded by Kerry Fasolo. (Female)
    • System Number : E13934
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Twenty-five-year-old Cassie Danvers is holed up in her family’s crumbling mansion in rural St.
      Twenty-five-year-old Cassie Danvers is holed up in her family’s crumbling mansion in rural St. Jude, Ohio, mourning the loss of the woman who raised her—her grandmother, June. But a knock on the door forces her out of isolation. Cassie has been named the sole heir to legendary matinee idol Jack Montgomery's vast fortune. How did Jack Montgomery know her name? Could he have crossed paths with her grandmother all those years ago? What other shocking secrets could June’s once-stately mansion hold? Soon Jack’s famous daughters come knocking, determined to wrestle Cassie away from the inheritance they feel is their due. Together, they all come to discover the true reasons for June’s silence about that long-ago summer, when Hollywood came to town, and June and Jack’s lives were forever altered by murder, blackmail, and betrayal. As this page-turner shifts deftly between the past and present, Cassie and her guests will be forced to reexamine their legacies, their definition of family, and what it truly means to love someone, steadfastly, across the ages.

  • Title : A Woman Scorned
    A Woman Scorned
    • Author : Carlyle, Liz
    • Narrator : Narrated by Tracie Cielak and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : E13961
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      From its opening scene to its breath-catching climax, Liz Carlyle's newest novel is a vividly etched portrait of passion and intrigue.
      From its opening scene to its breath-catching climax, Liz Carlyle's newest novel is a vividly etched portrait of passion and intrigue. When a woman consumed by sinister secrets opens the door to a strikingly handsome stranger, a powerful desire rushes in -- and a love she could not have imagined. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, and Jonet Rowland is surely that. But she is also lovely, rich, and -- it is rumored -- an unrepentant adulteress. When her philandering husband, the marquis of Mercer, is murdered in his own bed, it's whispered that Jonet is a femme fatale in more ways than one. Shunned by society, the daring widow steels herself to fight for what truly matters -- her children. When his scheming uncle begs him to investigate the death of his brother, Lord Mercer, Captain Cole Amherst refuses. But it is soon apparent that treachery stalks two innocent boys, and Cole plunges into the viper's pit that is Jonet Rowland's life. Nothing could have prepared Cole for the lust Jonet inspires. But as danger swirls about them, he is tortured by doubt. Can an honorable soldier open his shuttered heart and let a wicked widow teach him how to truly love?

  • Title : Letters to the End of Love
    Letters to the End of Love
    • Author : Walker, Yvette
    • Narrator : Narrated by Lorelei St Roas etal and recorded by Jan Angwin etal
    • System Number : E14056
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 43 minutes 9 seconds
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      THREE STORIES, THREE SECRETS, THREE MARRIAGES.
      THREE STORIES, THREE SECRETS, THREE MARRIAGES. In a coastal village in Cork in 1969, a Russian painter and his Irish novelist wife write letters to one another as they try to come to terms with a fatal illness. On Australia's west coast in 2011, a bookseller writes to her estranged partner in an attempt to understand what has happened to their relationship. In Bournemouth in 1948, a retired English doctor writes to the love of his life, a German artist he lived with in Vienna during the 1930s. The simple domestic lives of these three couples are set against conversations about intimacy, art, war and loss. Told in a series of unforgettable letters, this is a novel about love and what it means when it might be coming to an end.

  • Title : Spin the Bottle
    Spin the Bottle
    • Author : McInerney, Monica
    • Narrator : Narrated by Janette Pryor and recorded by Bruce May (Female)
    • System Number : E14090
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lainey Byrne is a woman in control, juggling a hectic job, her boyfriend Adam and a family with more than its fair share of dramas.
      Lainey Byrne is a woman in control, juggling a hectic job, her boyfriend Adam and a family with more than its fair share of dramas. Things go into a spin when she is wrenched from her life in Melbourne to run a B&B in Ireland for a year. Bed-and-breakfast quickly tumbles into bed-and-bedlam, especially when a reunion with childhood friend Rohan Hartigan sparks an unexpected dilemma. Meanwhile, back in Australia, her father's taken to his bed, her mother's up the walls, her three brothers are running amok – and as for Adam . . . It's going to take more than a game of spin the bottle to sort this one out!

  • Title : Stately as a galleon : and other songs and sketches
    Stately as a galleon : and other songs and sketches
    • Author : Grenfell, Joyce
    • Narrator : Narrated by Coralie Ellement and Recorded by Kerry Duffy. (Female)
    • System Number : E14175
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Poetry.
    • Summary :
      My neighbour, Mrs Fanshaw, is portly-plump and gay, She must be over sixty-seven, if she is a day.
      My neighbour, Mrs Fanshaw, is portly-plump and gay, She must be over sixty-seven, if she is a day. You might have thought her life was dull, It's one long whirl instead. I asked her all about it, and this is what she said: I've joined an Olde Thyme Dance Club, the trouble is that there Are too many ladies over, and no gentlemen to spare. It seems a shame, it's not the same, But still it has to be, Some ladies have to dance together, One of them is me. Stately as a galleon, I sail across the floor, Doing the Military Two-step, as in the days of yore. I dance with Mrs Tiverton; she's light on her feet, in spite Of turning the scale at fourteen stone, and being of medium height. So gay the band, So giddy the sight, Full evening dress is a must, But the zest goes out of a beautiful waltz When you dance it bust to bust. So, stately as two galleons, we sail across the floor, Doing the Valse Valeta as in the days of yore. The gent is Mrs Tiverton, I am her lady fair, She bows to me ever so nicely and I curtsey to her with care. So gay the band, So giddy the sight, But it's not the same in the end For a lady is never a gentleman, though She may be your bosom friend. So, stately as a galleon, I sail across the floor, Doing the dear old Lancers, as in the days of yore. I'm led by Mrs Tiverton, she swings me round and round And though she manoeuvres me wonderfully well I never get off the ground. So gay the band, So giddy the sight, I try not to get depressed. And it's done me a power of good to explode, And get this lot off my chest.

  • Title : The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    • Author : Morris, Heather
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : E14183
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, War stories.
    • Summary :
      Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies’ man.
      Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies’ man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Lale immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners. In the camp, he is looked up to, looked out for, and put to work in the privileged position of Tätowierer – the tattooist – to mark his fellow prisoners, forever. One of them is a young woman, Gita, who steals his heart at first glance. His life given new purpose, Lale does his best through the struggle and suffering to use his position for good. This story, full of beauty and hope, is based on years of interviews author Heather Morris conducted with real-life Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz- Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov. It is heart-wrenching, illuminating, and unforgettable.

  • Title : Star trek : movie tie-in
    Star trek : movie tie-in
    • Author : Foster, Alan Dean
    • Narrator : Zachary Quinto. (Male)
    • System Number : E14391
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      "Are you willing to settle for an ordinary life?
      "Are you willing to settle for an ordinary life? Or do you think you were meant for something better? Something special?" One grew up in the cornfields of Iowa, fighting for his independence, for a way out of a life that promised only indifference, aimlessness and obscurity. "You will forever be a child of two worlds, capable of choosing your own destiny. The only question you face is, which path will you chose?" The other grew up on the jagged cliffs of the harsh Vulcan desert, fighting for acceptance, for a way to reconcile the logic he was taught with the emotions he felt. In the far reaches of the galaxy, a machine of war bursts into existence in a place and time it was never meant to be. On a mission of retribution for the destruction of his planet, its half-mad captain seeks the death of every intelligent being, and the annihilation of every civilized world. Kirk and Spock, two completely different and unyielding personalities, must find a way to lead the only crew, aboard the only ship, that can stop him. "The wait is over."

  • Title : The Voice of the Great South
    The Voice of the Great South
    • Author : Cameron, Eoin
    • Narrator : Narrated by Alan Needham and Recorded by Kerry Fasolo. (Male)
    • System Number : E14433
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Following on from the hugely popular 'Rolling Into The World', this is the second instalment of ABC radio personality Eoin Cameron's memoirs.
      Following on from the hugely popular 'Rolling Into The World', this is the second instalment of ABC radio personality Eoin Cameron's memoirs. Packed with highs, lows and hilarious adventures, 'The Voice Of The Great South' begins with Eoin as a mishap-prone sixteen year old on a farm in Albany, traces his early life in radio in the Southwest and the ABC in Perth, and ends with his entry into federal parliament in 1993.

  • Title : The Girl in the Ice : a Detective Erika Foster novel
    The Girl in the Ice : a Detective Erika Foster novel
    • Author : Bryndza, Robert
    • Narrator : Narrated by Barbara Godwin and Recorded by Christine Bryant. (Female)
    • System Number : E14449
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Her eyes are wide open.
      Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice . . . she is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park's pond, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation. The victim appeared to have the perfect life -- what dark secrets is the girl in the ice hiding? When Erika begins to dig deeper, she starts to connect the dots between the murder and the killings of three prostitutes. All were found strangled, hands bound and dumped in water around London. As she inches closer to uncovering the truth, the killer is closing in. With her failing career hanging by a thread, Erika must now battle her own personal demons as well as a killer more deadly than any she's faced before. But will she get to him before he strikes again?

  • Title : Dr. Nikola's experiment
    Dr. Nikola's experiment
    • Author : Boothby, Guy Newell.
    • Narrator : Peter John Keeble.
    • System Number : E14516
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Guy Boothby's fourth novel of five about the svelte mysterious anti-hero Dr Nikola sees him progress further on his search for immortality.
      Guy Boothby's fourth novel of five about the svelte mysterious anti-hero Dr Nikola sees him progress further on his search for immortality. Here we find him deep in the wilds of Northumbria conducting an experiment of longevity and restoration of youth with another somewhat naive assistant. He is pursued by his Chinese enemies who will stop at nothing to achieve his demise. In this novel he displays a slight hint of emotion regarding his assistant's love affair with a beautiful Spaniard. Once again you are left wondering whether you like him or detest him, his relentless pursuit of arcane knowledge at all cost continues. (Summary by Peter Keeble)

  • Title : The willow walk
    The willow walk
    • Author : Lewis, Sinclair
    • Narrator : Matt Pierard.
    • System Number : E14517
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      As featured in The Best Short Stories of 1918, The Willow Walk is a trenchant tale of an elaborate heist by a dissolute man who gradually loses his mind in the process.
      As featured in The Best Short Stories of 1918, The Willow Walk is a trenchant tale of an elaborate heist by a dissolute man who gradually loses his mind in the process.

  • Title : The shopkeeper's daughter
    The shopkeeper's daughter
    • Author : Baxter, Lily
    • Narrator : Julie Maisey. (Female)
    • System Number : E14518
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Ginnie Travis is working in her father's furniture shop, when the bombing raids and her sister Shirley's untimely pregnancy force the two girls to go and stay with their aunt in Shropshire.
      Ginnie Travis is working in her father's furniture shop, when the bombing raids and her sister Shirley's untimely pregnancy force the two girls to go and stay with their aunt in Shropshire. Here Ginnie falls in love with an American, Lieutenant Nick Miller. But she discovers that Nick has a fiancee back home and heartbroken Ginnie ends the relationship. Then news of their father's death in an air raid reaches them. With the family left almost penniless and Shirley and her child to provide for, Ginnie is responsible for them all. And when the shop comes under threat, Ginnie is even more determined to make it succeed.

  • Title : Highland honor
    Highland honor
    • Author : Howell, Hannah
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe. (Female)
    • System Number : E14519
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Nigel Murray saw through her masquerade from the first: a young woman trying to pass herself off as a page.
      Nigel Murray saw through her masquerade from the first: a young woman trying to pass herself off as a page. It almost worked—until she was unmasked in battle with the English, at the point of a sword. Recklessly, Nigel saved the beauty whose secrets now endangered them both. He spirited her off to Scotland, determined to erase the terror he tasted in her kiss.Gisele knew the dark side of men, having barely escaped the brutality of her highborn husband, Lord Deveau. Now, with Deveau murdered and a price on her head, she was every man's prey—hunted for a crime she did not commit. Nigel is her only refuge, a handsome stranger whose fiery sensuality burns all fear in its wake. But to truly trust him, Gisele must leave the past behind, and let her heart accept the simple truth—-of his undying love.

  • Title : Easy everyday meditations, mindfulness, and pranayamas : guided yoga
    Easy everyday meditations, mindfulness, and pranayamas : guided yoga
    • Author : Fuller, Sue.
    • Narrator : Sue Fuller. (Female)
    • System Number : E14520
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      Learning meditation, mindfulness, and pranayama has never been easier than with these easy-to-follow audio sessions.
      Learning meditation, mindfulness, and pranayama has never been easier than with these easy-to-follow audio sessions. Easy Everyday Meditations contains five fifteen-minute guided meditation sessions suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike. The sessions focus on awareness, relaxation, calming the mind, positivity, and loving kindness. Easy Everyday Mindfulness consists of five fifteen-minute guided sessions that are to be followed whilst seated in a chair. The sessions provide a practical way to bring mindfulness and its many benefits into your life. Easy everyday pranayamas contains five different fourteen-minute guided sessions suitable for everyone. The sessions are followed whilst either sitting or lying and use a range of simple breathing exercises that will leave you feeling fantastic.

  • Title : Highland vow
    Highland vow
    • Author : Howell, Hannah
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe. (Female)
    • System Number : E14521
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Ten years ago, young Elspeth Murray rescued a wounded knight and lost her heart forever.
      Ten years ago, young Elspeth Murray rescued a wounded knight and lost her heart forever. Now a stunning beauty and gifted healer, she is reunited with Cormac Armstrong when he saves her from an unwanted suitor. But Cormac is promised to another, a woman who has blinded him to her ruthlessness. Now Elspeth must battle against the odds to claim a man and a love she will not be denied.Cormac is stunned by the desire Elspeth's kiss awakens-and cannot resist the temptation she offers. A man of honor, he is torn by his pledge to another and his growing need for Elspeth. Blinded by duty and indecision, he is unaware that he is a pawn in a clever and deadly trap from which Elspeth is desperate to save him. But by the time he understands her gift of selfless devotion will it be too late to claim this perfect love?

  • Title : Elliott Spencer : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Elliott Spencer : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Saunders, George
    • Narrator : George Saunders, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14522
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 56 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      George Saunders reads his story from the August 19, 2019, issue of the magazine.
      George Saunders reads his story from the August 19, 2019, issue of the magazine. Saunders won the Man Booker Prize in 2017 for his novel "Lincoln in the Bardo." He is the author of four short-story collections, including "In Persuasion Nation" and "Tenth of December."

  • Title : The little king : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    The little king : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Rushdie, Salman
    • Narrator : Salman Rushdie, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14523
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 51 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Salman Rushdie reads his story from the July 29, 2019, issue of the magazine.
      Salman Rushdie reads his story from the July 29, 2019, issue of the magazine. Rushdie has published eleven novels, including "Midnight's Children," "The Satanic Verses," "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights," and "The Golden House." His new novel, "Quichotte," from which this story was adapted, will be published in September.

  • Title : Cut & Poetry : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Cut & Poetry : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Lacey, Catherine
    • Narrator : Catherine Lacey, Greg Jackson, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14524
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Cut" by Catherine Lacey and "Poetry" by Greg Jackson.
      "Cut" by Catherine Lacey and "Poetry" by Greg Jackson. Catherine Lacey reads her story from the April 22, 2019, issue of the magazine. Lacey has published two novels, "Nobody is Ever Missing" and "The Answers," as well as the story collection "Certain American States," which came out last year. Greg Jackson reads his story from the April 29, 2019, issue of the magazine. Jackson is the author of the story collection "Prodigals" and the winner of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Award and the Bard Fiction Prize.

  • Title : Last seen wearing
    Last seen wearing
    • Author : Dexter, Colin
    • Narrator : Samuel West. (Male)
    • System Number : E14527
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Morse was beset by a nagging feeling.
      Morse was beset by a nagging feeling. Most of his fanciful notions about the Taylor girl had evaporated and he had begun to suspect that further investigation into Valerie's disappearance would involve little more than sober and tedious routine. The statements before Inspector Morse appeared to confirm the bald, simple truth. After leaving home to return to school, teenager Valerie Taylor had completely vanished, and the trail had gone cold. Until two years, three months and two days after Valerie's disappearance, somebody decides to supply some surprising new evidence for the case.

  • Title : For the sake of her family
    For the sake of her family
    • Author : Allen, Diane
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : E14528
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      1912 in the Yorkshire Dales and Alice Bentham and her brother Will have lost their mother to cancer.
      1912 in the Yorkshire Dales and Alice Bentham and her brother Will have lost their mother to cancer. Money is scarce and pride doesn¡t pay the doctor or put food on the table. Alice gets work at Whernside Manor looking after Lord Frankland's fragile sister Miss Nancy. Meanwhile Will and his best-friend Jack begin working for the Lord of the Manor at the marble mill. But their purpose there is not an entirely honest one. For a while everything runs smoothly, but corruption, attempted murder and mis-placed love are just waiting in the wings. Nothing is as it seems and before they know it, Alice and Will's lives are entwined with that of the Franklands and nothing will ever be the same again.

  • Title : Tender rebel
    Tender rebel
    • Author : Lindsey, Johanna
    • Narrator : Laural Merlington. (Female)
    • System Number : E14530
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Scottish beauty Roslynn Chadwick needs the safety of marriage to protect her from an unscrupulous cousin and the fortune-hunting scoundrels who covet her wealth.
      Scottish beauty Roslynn Chadwick needs the safety of marriage to protect her from an unscrupulous cousin and the fortune-hunting scoundrels who covet her wealth. And Anthony Malory is precisely the sort of handsome rogue she's been warned against. A cunning, ruthless, yet irresistible rake, Anthony's sensual blue eyes speak of pleasures beyond her imagining - and Roslynn dearly wishes she dared to surrender to such a man. Believing his passionate promises will surely lead to disaster. But denying her heart may cost the exquisite Highlands lady an unparalleled love hotter than flame and more precious than the rarest jewel.

  • Title : Ruby Flynn
    Ruby Flynn
    • Author : Dorries, Nadine.
    • Narrator : Noreen Leighton. (Female)
    • System Number : E14531
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The FitzDeanes are powerful.
      The FitzDeanes are powerful. They have estates in England, a castle in Ireland and a growing shipping business in Liverpool. But in Ireland, during the famine, a great and terrible mistake was made, which would come to haunt the family for generations. Now young Ruby Flynn, rescued when the rest of her family died during the storms of 1947, reared and educated by nuns, arrives at Ballyford Castle, to work as a nursery maid. It is a fateful turning point for the FitzDeanes - and above all, for the beautiful and feisty Ruby Flynn herself.

  • Title : The children of Lovely Lane
    The children of Lovely Lane
    • Author : Dorries, Nadine.
    • Narrator : Georgia Maguire. (Female)
    • System Number : E14532
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lily works in a dockside processing plant by day and cares for her younger siblings during her every hour off.
      Lily works in a dockside processing plant by day and cares for her younger siblings during her every hour off. When tragedy strikes, will the nurses in St Angelus Hospital - otherwise known as the Angels of Lovely Lane - be able to save the day?

  • Title : In the mayor's parlour
    In the mayor's parlour
    • Author : Fletcher, J. S. (Joseph Smith)
    • Narrator : Nicholas Clifford. (Male)
    • System Number : E14533
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      “Rotten borough” is a term that goes back to the 18th century, and it used to mean a parliamentary constituency in which a few property owners, or sometimes a single one, could choose the local member of parliament.
      “Rotten borough” is a term that goes back to the 18th century, and it used to mean a parliamentary constituency in which a few property owners, or sometimes a single one, could choose the local member of parliament. The three Reform Acts of 1832, 1857 and 1884 brought that system to an end and by the time this book begins, a rotten borough has taken on its more modern meaning of a constituency whos rules allow a handful of people to profit secretly from the borough’s finances. In one such borough a new mayor, victor by a margin of single vote, has been working on a reform program and is found mysteriously murdered in his office -- the Mayor’s Parlour. As it happens, his young nephew is visiting from London, and is determined to find the killer. It’s no easy task, and the final discovery leaves him, as well as many others, surprised. (Summary by Nicholas Clifford)

  • Title : Major Pettigrew's last stand
    Major Pettigrew's last stand
    • Author : Simonson, Helen.
    • Narrator : Bill Wallis. (Male)
    • System Number : E14534
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Major Ernest Pettigrew (ret'd) is not interested in the frivolity of the modern world.
      Major Ernest Pettigrew (ret'd) is not interested in the frivolity of the modern world. Since his wife Nancy's death, he has tried to avoid the constant bother of nosy village women, his grasping, ambitious son, and the ever spreading suburbanisation of the English countryside, preferring to lead a quiet life upholding the values that people have lived by for generations - respectability, duty and a properly brewed cup of tea. But when his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs Ali, the widowed village shopkeeper of Pakistani descent, the Major is drawn out of his regimented world and forced to confront the realities of life in the 21st century.

  • Title : The mystery of the Ravenspurs
    The mystery of the Ravenspurs
    • Author : White, Fred M. (Fred Merrick)
    • Narrator : Roger Melin. (Male)
    • System Number : E14535
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Ravenspurs have for generations resided quietly in prosperity and comfort at their seaside castle.
      The Ravenspurs have for generations resided quietly in prosperity and comfort at their seaside castle. But the clan is suddenly besieged with strange happenings which are dwindling the population of the family to only a few which remain, and those few find themselves in fear of becoming the very last of the powerful family if the cause of their untimely deaths and disappearances is not uncovered soon. It will take a great deal of detective work and a touch of travel to help unravel the mystery of the Ravenspurs. (Summary by Roger Melin)

  • Title : Prodigal son : Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, book 1
    Prodigal son : Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, book 1
    • Author : Koontz, Dean R (Dean Ray)
    • Narrator : Christopher Lane. (Male)
    • System Number : E14537
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      He is Deucalion, a tattooed man of mysterious origin, a sleight-of-reality artist who has traveled the centuries with a secret worse than death.
      He is Deucalion, a tattooed man of mysterious origin, a sleight-of-reality artist who has traveled the centuries with a secret worse than death. he arrives in New orleans as a serial killer stalks the streets, a killer who carefully selects his victims for the humanity that is missing in himself. Decucalion's path will lead him to detectives Carson O'Connor and Michael Maddison, who are tracking the slayer but will soon discover signs of something far more terrifying an entire race of killers who are much more--and less--than human and, deadliest of all, their deranged, near-immortal maker Victor Helios--once known as Frankenstein.

  • Title : The czar's spy : the mystery of a silent love
    The czar's spy : the mystery of a silent love
    • Author : Le Queux, William.
    • Narrator : Nicholas Clifford. (Male)
    • System Number : E14538
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      A mysterious burglary of the British Consulate at Leghorn, coupled with the even more mysterious visit of an English yacht, leads to a trail of espionage and underground criminal activity that carries to reader to London, to Scotland, and ultimately to Finland, then groaning under the oppression of its imperial Russian masters.
      A mysterious burglary of the British Consulate at Leghorn, coupled with the even more mysterious visit of an English yacht, leads to a trail of espionage and underground criminal activity that carries to reader to London, to Scotland, and ultimately to Finland, then groaning under the oppression of its imperial Russian masters. Our hero, fortunately, is a man of great perspicacity (half a century later he might have been named Double O Seven), but even he finds his limits tested as he attempts to find the truth. - Summary by Nicholas Clifford

  • Title : Snow White must die : Bodenstein & Kirchhoff, book 4
    Snow White must die : Bodenstein & Kirchhoff, book 4
    • Author : Neuhaus, Nele.
    • Narrator : Robert Fass.
    • System Number : E14539
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      On a rainy November evening a woman is pushed from a bridge onto the road.
      On a rainy November evening a woman is pushed from a bridge onto the road. More trouble for a small town. Years earlier 2 girls disappeared. Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein were the investigators. Eventually suspects were found and jailed. Oliver has returned to his hometown only to find yet another girl has gone missing.

  • Title : The soldier's daughter
    The soldier's daughter
    • Author : Goodwin, Rosie
    • Narrator : Charlie Sanderson. (Female)
    • System Number : E14540
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      For as long as Briony can remember, she has been soft on the boy next door, Ernie, but her best friend Ruth has feelings for him too.
      For as long as Briony can remember, she has been soft on the boy next door, Ernie, but her best friend Ruth has feelings for him too. When the Luftwaffe begin their bombing campaign of the Midlands, Ernie is called up to serve, as is her father, and Briony's world is torn apart. Lois's family disowned her when she met Briony's father, but when the wartime evacuees need a safe home - Lois's parents open their doors. The three Valentine children are dispatched to Cornwall - far from the bombs and far from the only world they've ever known. Will the Valentine family ever unite and will Briony ever see Ernie again?

  • Title : Tom Brown's schooldays
    Tom Brown's schooldays
    • Author : Hughes, Thomas
    • Narrator : Jamie Parker. (Male)
    • System Number : E14541
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Tom Brown's Schooldays is the story of an energetic, good-hearted boy and his adventures at public school.
      Tom Brown's Schooldays is the story of an energetic, good-hearted boy and his adventures at public school. Based on the author's own childhood, the novel presents us with a snapshot of life at Victorian public school as we follow Tom's development from a boy to a young man. Tom must fend off his archenemy, the bully Flashman, and take a younger boy under his wings - through which he learns loyalty, courage and brotherhood.

  • Title : Sin killer
    Sin killer
    • Author : McMurtry, Larry
    • Narrator : Alfred Molina. (Male)
    • System Number : E14542
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Journeying up the Missouri River in 1830, the wealthy Berrybenders encounter the challenges of the untamed American West before Tasmin Berrybender falls in love with frontiersman and part-time preacher Jim Snow.
      Journeying up the Missouri River in 1830, the wealthy Berrybenders encounter the challenges of the untamed American West before Tasmin Berrybender falls in love with frontiersman and part-time preacher Jim Snow.

  • Title : Canvas & The Presentation on Egypt : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Canvas & The Presentation on Egypt : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Savaş, Ayşegül
    • Narrator : Ayşegül Savaş, Camille Bordas, Deborah Treisman (Female)
    • System Number : E14544
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 59 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Canvas" by Ayşegül Savaş and "The Presentation on Egypt" by Camille Bordas.
      "Canvas" by Ayşegül Savaş and "The Presentation on Egypt" by Camille Bordas. Ayşegül Savaş reads her story from the June 3, 2019, issue of the magazine. Savaş is a Turkish writer who lives in Paris and teaches at the Sorbonne. Her first novel, "Walking on the Ceiling," was published in April. Camille Bordas reads her story from the May 20, 2019, issue of the magazine. Bordas has published two novels in France, "Les Treize Desserts" and "Partie Commune." Her first novel in English, "How to Behave in a Crowd," was published in 2017.

  • Title : The Confession & Philosophy of the Foot : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    The Confession & Philosophy of the Foot : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Slimani, Leïla.
    • Narrator : Leïla Slimani, Taymour Soomro, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14545
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 59 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "The Confession" by Leïla Slimani and "Philosophy of the Foot" by Taymour Soomro.
      "The Confession" by Leïla Slimani and "Philosophy of the Foot" by Taymour Soomro. Leïla Slimani reads her short story from the February 18 & 25, 2019, issue of the magazine. Slimani is the author of the novel "The Perfect Nanny," which won the Prix Goncourt in France in 2016 and was published in the U.S. last year. Another novel. "Adele," was published here in January. Taymour Soomro reads his short story from the January 7, 2019, issue of the magazine. This is Soomro's first fiction publication.

  • Title : The Starlet Apartments & All Will Be Well : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    The Starlet Apartments & All Will Be Well : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Lethem, Jonathan
    • Narrator : Jonathan Lethem, Yiyun Li, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14546
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "The Starlet Apartments" by Jonathan Lethem and "All Will Be Well" by Yiyun Li.
      "The Starlet Apartments" by Jonathan Lethem and "All Will Be Well" by Yiyun Li. Jonathan Lethem reads his short story from the March 4, 2019, issue of the magazine. Lethem is the author of more than fifteen books of fiction, including the novels "The Fortress of Solitude," "A Gambler's Anatomy," and "The Feral Detective," which was published last year. Yiyun Li reads her story "All Will Be Well," from the March 11, 2019, issue of the magazine. Li is the author of two story collections and three novels, "The Vagrants," "Kinder Than Solitude," and "Where Reasons End," which was published last year.

  • Title : The antiquary
    The antiquary
    • Author : Scott, Walter.
    • Narrator : S. Kovalchik (Female)
    • System Number : E14549
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's 1816 novel, The Antiquary.
      Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's 1816 novel, The Antiquary. Set in the period of the French Revolution, the novel's hero, Lovel, struggles to gain repute and the hand of his beloved despite his uncertain parentage. During these pursuits, he befriends the title's antiquary, Johnathan Oldbuck, who finds Lovel a captive audience to his scholarly studies and a tragic likeness to his own disappointments in love. Readers will discover whether Lovel's acts of bravery and courage ultimately earn him the birth and fortunes of a nobleman. (Summary by S. Kovalchik)

  • Title : For a mother's sins : some mothers will do anything to protect their families
    For a mother's sins : some mothers will do anything to protect their families
    • Author : Allen, Diane
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : E14550
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      It is 1870 and railway workers and their families have flocked to the wild and inhospitable moorland known as Batty Green to build a viaduct on the Midland Railway Company's ambitious new Leeds to Carlisle Line.
      It is 1870 and railway workers and their families have flocked to the wild and inhospitable moorland known as Batty Green to build a viaduct on the Midland Railway Company's ambitious new Leeds to Carlisle Line. Among them are three very different women - tough widow Molly, honest and God-fearing Mary Pratt, and Helen Parker, downtrodden by her husband and seeking a better life. When tragedy strikes, the lives of the three women are bound together, and each is forced to confront the secrets and calamities that threaten to tear their families apart

  • Title : Secrets of the shipyard girls
    Secrets of the shipyard girls
    • Author : Revell, Nancy
    • Narrator : Janine Birkett. (Female)
    • System Number : E14551
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sunderland, 1941.
      Sunderland, 1941. Gloria is smitten with her newly arrived bundle of joy, but baby Hope's first weeks are bittersweet. Hope's father is missing at sea and Gloria must lean on her girls for support. Meanwhile, head welder Rosie has turned her back on love to keep her double life secret. But her persistent beau is determined to uncover the truth and if he does, it could ruin her. Meanwhile, Bel and Joe fall in love. But it isn't long before a scandalous revelation threatens to pull them all apart. As the shipyard girls face their own battles, work and friendship give them the strength to carry on.

  • Title : River of salt
    River of salt
    • Author : Warner, Dave
    • Narrator : Henry Nixon. (Male)
    • System Number : E14552
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      1961, Philadelphia.
      1961, Philadelphia. After having to give up his brother to save his own life, hitman Blake Saunders flees the Mob and seeks refuge on the other side of the world. Two years later he has been reborn in a tiny coastal Australian town. The ghosts of the past still haunt him, but otherwise Coral Shoals is paradise. Blake surfs, and plays guitar in his own bar, the Surf Shack. But then the body of a young woman is found at a local motel, and evidence links her to the Surf Shack. When Blake's friend is arrested, and the local sergeant doesn't want to know, it becomes clear to Blake - who knows a thing or two about murder - that the only way to protect his paradise is to find the killer.

  • Title : For a father's pride
    For a father's pride
    • Author : Allen, Diane
    • Narrator : Anne Dover. (Female)
    • System Number : E14553
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      In 1871, young Daisy Fraser is living in the Yorkshire Dales with her beloved family.
      In 1871, young Daisy Fraser is living in the Yorkshire Dales with her beloved family. Her sister Kitty is set to marry the handsome and dangerous Clifford Middleton. But on the eve of the wedding, Clifford commits an act that shatters Daisy's happy life and forces her to give birth to a baby she believes is dead. She is cast out by her family and has no choice but to make her own way in the world. When further tragedy strikes, Daisy sets out for Leeds where she encounters poverty and hardship but also friendship. What she really longs for is a love of her own. But the key to happiness may not be as far away as she thinks...

  • Title : A tapestry of dreams
    A tapestry of dreams
    • Author : Blair, Jessica
    • Narrator : Penelope Freeman. (Female)
    • System Number : E14554
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      As heir to his father's woollen mill, Daniel Bullen is caught between duty and privilege.
      As heir to his father's woollen mill, Daniel Bullen is caught between duty and privilege. One day he will be a wealthy and respected man - but in the meantime his father has authority over him. Daniel takes himself a mistress and for a while is content with his measure of rebellion. Daniel meets Susannah Charlesworth, sole heiress to the prosperous Stockdale Estate and sees a way to becoming twice as wealthy as his father. The marriage Susannah enters into with such high hopes soon becomes a joyless prison. Can Susannah ever find the love and happiness she truly yearns for in this tapestry of dreams?

  • Title : Dark rising
    Dark rising
    • Author : Beck, Greig
    • Narrator : Sean Mangan. (Male)
    • System Number : E14556
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A cataclysmic event.
      A cataclysmic event. When a massive amount of gamma radiation is detected somewhere beneath the desert of Iran, the world is on edge. Is it a nuclear weapon, or worse? Alex Hunter and his highly trained incursion team is on a mission to find out. When they arrive at the ruins of Persepolis, they find an underground facility but no lab, no weapons, no scientists, not even radiation. A black hole has taken everything. Meanwhile, Iran is preparing for the return of the prophet. Israel is threatening nuclear war. And the details about Alex's special U.S. military venture, code name: Arcadian, have been stolen. Then another gamma spike is detected, and someone, or something, is draining the fluids from the bodies of Iranian soldiers in the desert. A race against darkness. Now it's up to Alex to follow the traces of radiation all the way to the ancient caves of Arak, where he'll come face to face with a creature from his darkest nightmares. Is it game-over for Alex and his team? Or are greater forces at work as the world reaches its natural end-and mankind casts its final judgment?

  • Title : Conduction : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Conduction : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Coates, Ta-Nehisi
    • Narrator : Ta-Nehisi Coates, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14557
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 51 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Ta-Nehisi Coates reads his story from the June 10 & 17, 2019, issue of the magazine.
      Ta-Nehisi Coates reads his story from the June 10 & 17, 2019, issue of the magazine. Coates is the author of the nonfiction books "The Beautiful Struggle," "We Were Eight Years in Power," and "Between the World and Me," which won the National Book Award in 2015. His first novel, "The Water Dancer," from which this story is adapted, will be published in September.

  • Title : The Bunty Club & Are You Experienced? : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    The Bunty Club & Are You Experienced? : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Hadley, Tessa
    • Narrator : Tessa Hadley, David Means, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14558
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      “The Bunty Club” by Tessa Hadley and “Are You Experienced?” by David Means.
      “The Bunty Club” by Tessa Hadley and “Are You Experienced?” by David Means. Tessa Hadley reads “The Bunty Club,” her story from the October 28, 2019, issue of the magazine. Hadley has published ten books of fiction, including the story collections “Married Love” and “Bad Dreams and Other Stories,” and the novel “Late in the Day,” which was published earlier this year. David Means reads his story “Are You Experienced?” from the October 21, 2019, issue of the magazine. Means is the author of the novel “Hystopia” and five story collections, including “The Spot” and “Instructions for a Funeral,” which was published earlier this year.

  • Title : Medusa & The Match : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Medusa & The Match : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Barker, Pat
    • Narrator : Pat Barker, Colson Whitehead, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14559
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Medusa" by Pat Barker and "The Match" by Colson Whitehead.
      "Medusa" by Pat Barker and "The Match" by Colson Whitehead. Pat Barker reads her story from the April 15, 2019, issue of the magazine. Barker is the author of fourteen novels, including "Regeneration," "The Ghost Road," which won the Booker Prize, and, most recently, "The Silence of the Girls," which was published in 2018. Colson Whitehead reads his story “The Match,” from the April 1, 2019, issue of the magazine. Whitehead has published six novels, including “The Intuitionist” and “The Underground Railroad,” which won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. His new novel, “The Nickel Boys,” from which this story was adapted, will be published in July.

  • Title : The Flier & The Trip : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    The Flier & The Trip : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : O’Neill, Joseph
    • Narrator : Joseph O’Neill, Weike Wang, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14561
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "The Flier" by Joseph O’Neill and "The Trip" by Weike Wang.
      "The Flier" by Joseph O’Neill and "The Trip" by Weike Wang. Joseph O’Neill reads his story from the November 11, 2019, issue of the magazine. O’Neil is the author of four novels, including “Netherland,” which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2009, and “The Dog.” His first story collection, “Good Trouble,” was published last year. Weike Wang reads her story from the November 18, 2019, issue of the magazine. Wang’s first novel, “Chemistry,” which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, was published in 2017, and she was named one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 the same year.

  • Title : Harbor & To Do : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Harbor & To Do : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Greenwell, Garth
    • Narrator : Garth Greenwell, Kate Walbert, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14562
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 58 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Harbor" by Garth Greenwell and "To Do" by Kate Walbert.
      "Harbor" by Garth Greenwell and "To Do" by Kate Walbert. Garth Greenwell reads his story from the September 16, 2019, issue of the magazine. Greenwell's first novel, "What Belongs to You," was published in 2016, and won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year. A new book of fiction, "Cleanness," will be published in January. Kate Walbert reads her story from the September 2, 2019, issue of the magazine. Walbert's novels include "Our Kind," "A Short History of Women," and "His Favorites." A new story collection, "She Was Like That," will be published in October.

  • Title : Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God & The Stone : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God & The Stone : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Oates, Joyce Carol
    • Narrator : Joyce Carol Oates, Louise Erdrich, Deborah Treisman. (Female)
    • System Number : E14563
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Joyce Carol Oates and "The Stone" by Louise Erdrich.
      "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Joyce Carol Oates and "The Stone" by Louise Erdrich. Joyce Carol Oates reads “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” her story from the October 14, 2019, issue of the magazine. Oates is the author of more than sixty books of fiction, including the novels “The Gravedigger’s Daughter” and “A Book of American Martyrs,” and the story collection “Dear Husband.” Louise Erdrich reads her story from the September 9, 2019, issue of the magazine. Erdrich is the author of more than two dozen works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her novels include "LaRose" and "The Round House," which won the National Book Award in 2012.

  • Title : Short stories (Early works 1837-1852)
    Short stories (Early works 1837-1852)
    • Author : Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn.
    • Narrator : Phil Benson. (Male)
    • System Number : E14564
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A collection of Elizabeth Gaskell's early short stories.
      A collection of Elizabeth Gaskell's early short stories. Following the publication of Mary Barton in 1848, Gaskell published many of her short works for Charles Dickens's Household Words magazine between 1850 and 1858. Her earlier works were published in a variety of venues including Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine (Sketches among the Poor), William Howitt's Visits to Remarkable Places (Clopton Hall), Howitt’s Journal of Literature and Popular Progress (Libbie Marsh, The Sexton's Hero, Christmas Storms and Sunshine), the Sunday School Penny Magazine (Hand and Heart, Bessy’s Troubles at Home), Sartain’s Union Magazine (The Last Generation in England, Martha Preston) and the Ladies Companion and Monthly Magazine (Mrs. Harrison's Confessions). Summary by Phil Benson

  • Title : The house by the medlar-tree
    The house by the medlar-tree
    • Author : Verga, Giovanni
    • Narrator : Tom Denholm. (Male)
    • System Number : E14565
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a nineteenth century Sicilian fishing village, the Malavoglia family gambles everything on being able to profit from a cargo of lupin nuts.
      In a nineteenth century Sicilian fishing village, the Malavoglia family gambles everything on being able to profit from a cargo of lupin nuts. The cargo is lost at sea and a succession of misfortunes and tragedies assails the family. A masterpiece of social commentary hailed within Italy but neglected by the wider world, The House by the Medlar Tree ranks alongside the works of Zola, Dickens or Balzac among the great books of European literature. The book is the inspiration behind the 1948 film 'La Terra Trema' ('The Earth Trembles'), one of the earliest works of the great Italian director Luchino Visconti. - Summary by Tom Denholm

  • Title : Lion loose
    Lion loose
    • Author : Schmitz, James H.
    • Narrator : Winston Tharp. (Male)
    • System Number : E14566
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The most dangerous of animals is not the biggest and fiercest—but the one that's hardest to stop.
      The most dangerous of animals is not the biggest and fiercest—but the one that's hardest to stop. Add intelligence to that ... and you may come to a wrong conclusion as to what the worst menace is.... - Summary by Analog Science Fact & Fiction

  • Title : The voyage out
    The voyage out
    • Author : Woolf, Virginia
    • Narrator : Lynne Thompson. (Female)
    • System Number : E14567
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a kind of modern mythical voyage.
      Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a kind of modern mythical voyage. The mismatched jumble of passengers provide Woolf with an opportunity to satirise Edwardian life.

  • Title : Doctor Izard
    Doctor Izard
    • Author : Green, Anna Katharine.
    • Narrator : Lee Smalley. (Male)
    • System Number : E14568
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The opening scene takes place in a hospital ward where two patients lie, apparently dying, when a man enters and offers a proposition to one of them.
      The opening scene takes place in a hospital ward where two patients lie, apparently dying, when a man enters and offers a proposition to one of them. The story then shifts to another town where, years earlier, Polly Earle’s mother died of unknown causes and her father disappeared, leaving Polly, a small child, parentless and penniless. Raised by neighbors, Polly is now a beautiful young woman engaged to be married. A stranger arrives and makes an unsettling request of Polly. Doctor Izard, an intensely private person who had attended her mother, becomes involved. Anna Katherine Green, a prolific and popular mystery writer, was considered to be "The American Agatha Christie". (Lee Smalley)

  • Title : 100 strokes of the brush before bed
    100 strokes of the brush before bed
    • Author : Panarello, Melissa
    • Narrator : Melissa Parente. (Female)
    • System Number : E14569
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Erotic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Melissa begins her diary a virgin, but a stormy affair at the age of fourteen leads her to regard sex as a means of self-discovery, and for the next two years she plunges into a succession of encounters with various partners, male and female, her age and much older, some met through schoolmates, others through newspaper ads and internet chat rooms.
      Melissa begins her diary a virgin, but a stormy affair at the age of fourteen leads her to regard sex as a means of self-discovery, and for the next two years she plunges into a succession of encounters with various partners, male and female, her age and much older, some met through schoolmates, others through newspaper ads and internet chat rooms. In graphic detail she describes her entry into a Dante-esque underworld of eroticism, where she willingly participates in group sex and sadomasochism, as well as casual pickups. Melissa's secret life is concealed from family and friends, revealed only in her diary entries. Told with disarming candor, Melissa P.'s bittersweet tour of extreme desires is as poignant as it is titillating.

  • Title : The girl in blue
    The girl in blue
    • Author : Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville)
    • Narrator : Graham Seed. (Male)
    • System Number : E14570
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jerry West has a few problems.
      Jerry West has a few problems. His uncle Crispin is broke. His other uncle, Willoughby, is rich but won't hand over any of his inheritance. And to cap it all, although already engaged, Jerry has just fallen in love with the wonderful Jane Hunnicutt. But she's an heiress, and that's a problem too, because Jerry can't be seen to be a gold-digger. Enter 'The Girl in Blue' - a Gainsborough miniature which someone has stolen from Uncle Willoughby. Jerry sets out on a mission to find her - and somehow, hilariously, everything comes right.

  • Title : Widow's walk : a Spenser novel
    Widow's walk : a Spenser novel
    • Author : Parker, Robert B.
    • Narrator : Joe Mantegna. (Male)
    • System Number : E14571
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When 51-year-old Nathan Smith, a once confirmed bachelor, is found in his bed with a hole in his head made by a 38-caliber slug, it's not hard to imagine Nathan's young bride as the one with her finger on the trigger.
      When 51-year-old Nathan Smith, a once confirmed bachelor, is found in his bed with a hole in his head made by a 38-caliber slug, it's not hard to imagine Nathan's young bride as the one with her finger on the trigger. Even her lawyer thinks she's guilty. But given that Mary Smith is entitled to the best defence she can afford - and thanks to Nathan's millions, she can afford plenty - Spenser hires on to investigate Mary's bona fides ...

  • Title : Shut your eyes tight : Dave Gurney, book 2
    Shut your eyes tight : Dave Gurney, book 2
    • Author : Verdon, John.
    • Narrator : Scott Brick. (Male)
    • System Number : E14572
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Superstar detective Dave Gurney's renewed efforts to retire are halted by the brutal murder of a young bride at her wedding reception, a crime subsequently linked to a brilliant criminal who targets Gurney's family to further his agendas.
      Superstar detective Dave Gurney's renewed efforts to retire are halted by the brutal murder of a young bride at her wedding reception, a crime subsequently linked to a brilliant criminal who targets Gurney's family to further his agendas.

  • Title : Ash and bones
    Ash and bones
    • Author : Thomas, Mike
    • Narrator : Matt Addis. (Male)
    • System Number : E14575
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      At a squalid flat near the Cardiff docks, an early morning police raid goes catastrophically wrong when the police aren't the only unexpected guests.
      At a squalid flat near the Cardiff docks, an early morning police raid goes catastrophically wrong when the police aren't the only unexpected guests. A plain clothes officer is shot dead at point blank range, the original suspect is left in a coma. The killer, identity unknown, slips away. Young and inexperienced, Will MacReady starts his first day on the CID. With the city in shock and the entire force reeling, he is desperate to help -- but unearths truths that lead the team down an increasingly dark path.

  • Title : Atlantis
    Atlantis
    • Author : Hauptmann, Gerhart.
    • Narrator : Margaret Espaillat. (Female)
    • System Number : E14577
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Sea stories.
    • Summary :
      Frederick von Kammacher is a young doctor in Germany whose wife has gone insane, whose children are in a boarding school, and whose career has been destroyed by some faulty research he has done.
      Frederick von Kammacher is a young doctor in Germany whose wife has gone insane, whose children are in a boarding school, and whose career has been destroyed by some faulty research he has done. He becomes infatuated with a teenage dancer, and on a whim he boards the the same steamship the dancer is on bound for New York. Hauptmann was heralded as a seer for his description of what happens to their steamship mid-ocean, and what in reality happened to the Titanic only months later. (Summary by Margaret)

  • Title : Brawler & What Can You Do With a General : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Brawler & What Can You Do With a General : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Groff, Lauren
    • Narrator : Lauren Groff, Emma Cline, Deborah Treisman. (Female)
    • System Number : E14579
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Brawler" by Lauren Groff and "What Can You Do With a General" by Emma Cline.
      "Brawler" by Lauren Groff and "What Can You Do With a General" by Emma Cline. Lauren Groff reads her story from the May 13, 2019, issue of the magazine. Groff has published three novels, including "Arcadia," in 2012, and "Fates and Furies," in 2015. Her second story collection, "Florida," which came out last year, won the Story Prize in 2018 and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Emma Cline reads her short story from the February 4, 2019, issue of the magazine. Cline's first novel, "The Girls," was published in 2016. She is a winner of The Paris Review's Plimpton Prize, and was named one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists, in 2017.

  • Title : A long finish : an Aurelio Zen mystery
    A long finish : an Aurelio Zen mystery
    • Author : Dibdin, Michael.
    • Narrator : Michael Kitchen. (Male)
    • System Number : E14581
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      After his adventures in Cosi Fan Tutti, Aurelio Zen finds himself back in Rome, sneezing in a damp wine cellar and being given another unorthodox assignment - to release the jailed scion of an important wine-growing family.
      After his adventures in Cosi Fan Tutti, Aurelio Zen finds himself back in Rome, sneezing in a damp wine cellar and being given another unorthodox assignment - to release the jailed scion of an important wine-growing family.

  • Title : Liquid gold : Lachlan Fox, book 4
    Liquid gold : Lachlan Fox, book 4
    • Author : Phelan, James.
    • Narrator : Adrian Mulraney. (Male)
    • System Number : E14582
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Water promises to be to the 21st century what oil was to the 20th.
      Water promises to be to the 21st century what oil was to the 20th. Lachlan Fox has made a career out of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. As a shore assault specialist in an Australian Navy Clearance Diver Team, he often came up against bad guys and even worse odds. Now working as an investigative journalist for an independent news organisation he doesn’t back away from uncovering the big stories: global conspiracies, rogue secret agents, terrorist cells. With his best friend Alister Gammaldi, Fox is caught up in the corrupt world of international politics and arms races and, it seems, as the earth feels the impact of global warming that the commodity everyone is after is water. Lachlan discovers some people will do anything to control it. When he exposes their secrets he finds himself back in the front line and facing his strongest enemy yet.

  • Title : Just one more day
    Just one more day
    • Author : Blair, Jessica
    • Narrator : Janine Birkett. (Female)
    • System Number : E14583
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      1939: Carolyn Maddison decides as soon as she is eighteen she will join the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
      1939: Carolyn Maddison decides as soon as she is eighteen she will join the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. Reporting to the Air Ministry she meets good-looking, charismatic pilot, Charlie Wade. He believes Carolyn should work as an Intelligence officer, and suggests she should serve on an active bombing station. Carolyn obtains a prestigious posting in 5 Group Bomber Command, briefing and debriefing aircrew. Carolyn resists her feelings for her dashing pilot, deciding it's not worth the risk of loving a man in wartime...only to wonder if she has done the right thing when a new WAAF on the station sets her cap at him.

  • Title : The other side of the river
    The other side of the river
    • Author : Blair, Jessica
    • Narrator : Marie McCarthy. (Female)
    • System Number : E14584
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Gennetta Turner's father owns a large jet-carving company, but there is intense competition within the industry.
      Gennetta Turner's father owns a large jet-carving company, but there is intense competition within the industry. Mr Turner devises a way of consolidating his hold over the town by marrying his daughter off to the son of his arch-rival. However, Gennetta is wildly in love with her childhood sweetheart, a young sailor. Can she foil her father's plan?

  • Title : The whispering man
    The whispering man
    • Author : Webster, Henry Kitchell
    • Narrator : Kate Follis. (Female)
    • System Number : E14586
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      New friends Drew and Jeffrey are drawn into the investigation of the mysterious death of Dr.
      New friends Drew and Jeffrey are drawn into the investigation of the mysterious death of Dr. Marshall. Romance and intrigue abound and you'll be kept guessing up to the end as to who the murderer could be. (Summary by Kate Follis)

  • Title : The seen and the unseen
    The seen and the unseen
    • Author : Marsh, Richard.
    • Narrator : Sonia. (Female)
    • System Number : E14587
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Is it true that people can literally be scared to death?
      Is it true that people can literally be scared to death? Is it possible to photograph astral projections? What happens if you play with a pack of cards which belonged to a dead card-trickster? These and more questions are raised and answered in ''The Seen and the Unseen'' (first published in 1900), a collection of twelve short stories of a supernatural and uncanny nature by English author Richard Marsh (1857-1915), famous for such mystery/horror novels as ''The Beetle'' and ''The Goddess: A Demon''. So if you feel you are ready for some goosebumps before bedtime, snuggle up and have a listen. - Summary by Sonia

  • Title : Selected Uncle Abner mysteries
    Selected Uncle Abner mysteries
    • Author : Post, Melville Davisson.
    • Narrator : Winston Tharp. (Male)
    • System Number : E14589
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Fourteen mysteries from the pages of the Saturday Evening Post, the Metropolitan, Red Book, and Pictorial Review magazines featuring Uncle Abner, who solves crimes in the pre-Civil War West Virginia hill country.
      Fourteen mysteries from the pages of the Saturday Evening Post, the Metropolitan, Red Book, and Pictorial Review magazines featuring Uncle Abner, who solves crimes in the pre-Civil War West Virginia hill country. His weapons are keen observation, logic, and a fundamentalist’s belief in the victory of good over evil. Post’s historical mysteries have been favorably compared to those of his fellow American Edgar Allan Poe. - Summary by Winston Tharp

  • Title : The loot of cities : being the adventures of a millionaire in search of joy (a fantasia); and other stories
    The loot of cities : being the adventures of a millionaire in search of joy (a fantasia); and other stories
    • Author : Bennett, Arnold.
    • Narrator : David Wales. (Male)
    • System Number : E14591
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Published in 1917, this is a collection of a novella and seven short stories by one of the cleverest authors of the early twentieth century. ‘In Queen's Quorum (1951), a survey of crime fiction, Ellery Queen listed Bennett's The Loot of Cities among the 100 most important works in the genre.
      Published in 1917, this is a collection of a novella and seven short stories by one of the cleverest authors of the early twentieth century. ‘In Queen's Quorum (1951), a survey of crime fiction, Ellery Queen listed Bennett's The Loot of Cities among the 100 most important works in the genre. This collection of stories recounts the adventures of a millionaire who commits crimes to achieve his idealistic ends. Although it was "one of his least known works," it was nevertheless "of unusual interest, both as an example of Arnold Bennett's early work and as an early example of dilettante detectivism".’ - Summary by David Wales

  • Title : The Mikado Jewel
    The Mikado Jewel
    • Author : Hume, Fergus.
    • Narrator : Matt Pierard. (Male)
    • System Number : E14592
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A widow has been murdered in the home of a relative on a foggy night in London town when all residents were off on to the theatre, and one to run an errand involving the title bauble.
      A widow has been murdered in the home of a relative on a foggy night in London town when all residents were off on to the theatre, and one to run an errand involving the title bauble. Who done it? - Summary by Matt Pierard

  • Title : Like father, like son
    Like father, like son
    • Author : Allen, Diane
    • Narrator : Janine Birkett. (Female)
    • System Number : E14594
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      There would be trouble at Paradise . . .
      There would be trouble at Paradise . . . From birth, Polly Harper seems destined for tragedy. Raised by her loving grandparents on Paradise Farm she is unknowingly tangled in a web of secrecy regarding her parentage. When she falls in love with Tobias, the wealthy son of a local landowner of disrepute, her anxious grandparents send her to work in a dairy. There she becomes instantly drawn to the handsome Matt Dinsdale, propelling her further into the depths of forbidden romance and dark family secrets. But when tragedy strikes, Polly is forced to confront her past and decide the fate of her future. Will she lose everything, or will she finally realise that her roots and love lie in Paradise?

  • Title : 813
    813
    • Author : Leblanc, Maurice.
    • Narrator : Cathy Barratt. (Female)
    • System Number : E14595
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      As usual, gentleman thief Arsène Lupin finds himself wrongfully accused of murder, and must find the real killer to clear his coloured name. (Summary by Cathy Barratt)
      As usual, gentleman thief Arsène Lupin finds himself wrongfully accused of murder, and must find the real killer to clear his coloured name. (Summary by Cathy Barratt)

  • Title : A good yarn : Blossom Street, book 2
    A good yarn : Blossom Street, book 2
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie.
    • Narrator : Linda Emond. (Female)
    • System Number : E14596
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      You might have heard about a wonderful little yarn store in downtown Seattle.
      You might have heard about a wonderful little yarn store in downtown Seattle. Debbie Macomber can take you there! In the year since it opened, A Good Yarn has thrived, and so has Lydia Hoffman, the owner. A lot of that is due to Brad Goetz. But when Brad's ex-wife reappears, Lydia is suddenly afraid to trust her newfound happiness. Elise Beaumont joins one of Lydia's popular knitting classes. Living with her daughter, Aurora, Elise learns that her onetime husband plans to visit and that Aurora wants a relationship with her father, regardless of how Elise feels about him. Bethanne Hamlin is facing the fallout from a divorce and joins the knitting class as the first step in her effort to recover a sense of dignity and hope. Courtney Pulanski is a depressed and overweight teenager. She's staying with her grandmother, who's trying to help by taking her to the knitting class at A Good Yarn.

  • Title : I'm walking backwards for Christmas : The Goon show
    I'm walking backwards for Christmas : The Goon show
    • Author : BBC Radio
    • Narrator : Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan, John Snagge, George Chisholm, Sir Bernard Miles and Wallace Greenslade. (Male)
    • System Number : E14599
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Four "Goon Show" episodes from the mid-1950s: "The Treasure of Loch Lomond", "The Greenslade Story", "Wings Over Dagenham" and "The Rent Collectors".
      Four "Goon Show" episodes from the mid-1950s: "The Treasure of Loch Lomond", "The Greenslade Story", "Wings Over Dagenham" and "The Rent Collectors".

  • Title : The shipyard girls
    The shipyard girls
    • Author : Revell, Nancy
    • Narrator : Janine Birkett. (Female)
    • System Number : E14600
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sunderland, 1940.
      Sunderland, 1940. Polly never dreamed she would be able to work in the shipyards like the men in her family but times are tough and her new job ends up giving her more than she ever expected when she meets enigmatic dock diver Tommy Watts. During the day, head welder Rosie teaches her fledgling flock of trainees their new trade, but at night she hides a secret life. And mother hen Gloria signs up to escape her brutal husband, but finds she cannot run from her problems. The Shipyard Girls start off as strangers - but end up forging an unbreakable bond of friendship in the most difficult times.

  • Title : The dark lake : Gemma Woodstock, book 1
    The dark lake : Gemma Woodstock, book 1
    • Author : Bailey, Sarah.
    • Narrator : Kate Hosking. (Female)
    • System Number : E14601
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Gemma Woodstock, homicide investigator in the large rural town of Smithson, views the body of her old school friend Rosalind splayed open on the autopsy table, she suffers the same feeling of inscrutability that has coloured her relationship with Rose for so long.
      When Gemma Woodstock, homicide investigator in the large rural town of Smithson, views the body of her old school friend Rosalind splayed open on the autopsy table, she suffers the same feeling of inscrutability that has coloured her relationship with Rose for so long. Gemma, however, is hiding her own secrets. She has a four-year-old son, Ben, and has recently moved in with the boy's father, Scott. But the relationship is troubled and she is having an affair with a colleague that she works closely with, Felix, who is married with two teenage daughters. She knows that Rosalind recently moved back to Smithson to teach drama at their old school, but Gemma had not made contact and now she wonders why the incendiary Rose really came back to this country town. Rose lived alone in a small run-down apartment, even though her father is one of the town's richest men.

  • Title : Do Not Stop & Son of Friedman : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Do Not Stop & Son of Friedman : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Scibona, Salvatore.
    • Narrator : Salvatore Scibona, Emma Cline, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14602
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Do Not Stop" by Salvatore Scibona and "Son of Friedman" by Emma Cline.
      "Do Not Stop" by Salvatore Scibona and "Son of Friedman" by Emma Cline. Salvatore Scibona reads his short story from the January 21, 2019, issue of the magazine. Scibona's first novel, "The End," was a finalist for the National Book Award and a winner of the New York Public Library's Young Lions Fiction Award. His second novel, "The Volunteer," from which this story was adapted, will be published in March. Emma Cline reads her story from the July 1, 2019, issue of the magazine. Cline's first novel, "The Girls," was published in 2016. She is a winner of The Paris Review's Plimpton Prize, and was named one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists, in 2017.

  • Title : Ross Perot and China & God's Caravan : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Ross Perot and China & God's Caravan : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Lerner, Ben.
    • Narrator : Ben Lerner, Tiphanie Yanique, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14603
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Ross Perot and China" by Ben Lerner and “God’s Caravan” by Tiphanie Yanique.
      "Ross Perot and China" by Ben Lerner and “God’s Caravan” by Tiphanie Yanique. Ben Lerner reads his story from the May 27, 2019, issue of the magazine. Lerner is the author of the novels "Leaving the Atocha Station" and "10:04," as well as three books of poetry. His third novel, "The Topeka School," from which this story was adapted, will be published in October. Tiphanie Yanique reads her story from the November 4, 2019, issue of the magazine. Yanique is the author of “How to Escape from a Leper Colony: a Novella and Stories” and the novel “Land of Love and Drowning,” which won the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize in 2014.

  • Title : Hide her name : the Four Streets, book 2
    Hide her name : the Four Streets, book 2
    • Author : Dorries, Nadine.
    • Narrator : Emma Gregory. (Female)
    • System Number : E14604
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In the Four Streets in Liverpool, a dreadful murder has been committed, and 14-year-old Kitty Doherty is pregnant with the dead man's child.
      In the Four Streets in Liverpool, a dreadful murder has been committed, and 14-year-old Kitty Doherty is pregnant with the dead man's child. This secret is so dangerous that her mother, Maura, and the redoubtable Kathleen, her best friend Nellie's grandmother, decide the girls must be spirited away quietly to Ireland to await the birth of the baby. But back in Liverpool, the police are not giving up their search for the truth. Somewhere, in this tight-knit Irish Catholic community, someone must know something. Someone surely will talk one day. The streets are alive with gossip and rumour and it isn't easy to keep a secret that big.

  • Title : A bachelor's dream
    A bachelor's dream
    • Author : Hungerford, Mrs.
    • Narrator : Lynda Marie Neilson. (Female)
    • System Number : E14607
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      This is a wonderfully written novel by Mrs.
      This is a wonderfully written novel by Mrs. Hungerford about the perennial bachelor and the various interests in his life, where he is a doctor by trade. From taking care of his sister's children to a possible love on the horizon, the author keeps us on our toes in this quick read of a book with its many unexpected twists and turns!

  • Title : Fatal identity : Fatal, book 10
    Fatal identity : Fatal, book 10
    • Author : Force, Marie.
    • Narrator : Felicity Munroe. (Female)
    • System Number : E14608
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Every family has its secrets ...
      Every family has its secrets ... As the first anniversary of her marriage to Vice President Nick Cappuano approaches, Lieutenant Sam Holland is dreaming of Bora Bora--sun, sand, and a desperately needed break from the DC grind. But real life has a way of intervening, and Sam soon finds herself taking on one of the most perplexing cases of her career. Government worker Josh Hamilton begs Sam to investigate his shocking claim that his parents stole him from another family thirty years ago. More complicated still, his "father" is none other than the FBI director. When a member of Josh's family is brutally murdered, Sam begins to question how deep this cover-up goes. Is it possible the revered director was part of a baby-napping ring and that others involved are also targets? With a killer intent on deadly revenge and her team still reeling from a devastating loss, Sam's plate is full--and when Nick and their son, Scotty, take ill, is her dream of a tropical anniversary celebration in peril too?

  • Title : The scavenger's daughters : Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters, book 1
    The scavenger's daughters : Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters, book 1
    • Author : Bratt, Kay.
    • Narrator : Will Damron. (Male)
    • System Number : E14609
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Coming of age during China's Cultural Revolution, Benfu survived the cruel years, but he did not emerge unscathed.
      Coming of age during China's Cultural Revolution, Benfu survived the cruel years, but he did not emerge unscathed. The Scavenger's Daughters is the story of Benfu and his beloved wife Calli, chronicling their attempts to build a life in the turmoil and aftermath of Maoist China. At the heart of their struggle lies the pain of losing their only child. To fill the terrible hole in their lives, they take in abandoned girls the unwanted weeds as their own, lovingly caring for them as flowers in a garden. Linnea, the oldest of the scavenger's daughters, embarks on a struggle of her own, as she falls in love with the son of a wealthy family. Inspired by a true story, this poetic tale of modern-day China chronicles Benfu and Calli as they turn their path of hardship into a beautiful field of flowers.

  • Title : Bronze : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Bronze : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Eugenides, Jeffrey.
    • Narrator : Jeffrey Eugenides, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14610
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 56 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Jeffrey Eugenides reads his story "Bronze" from the February 5th, 2018, issue of the magazine.
      Jeffrey Eugenides reads his story "Bronze" from the February 5th, 2018, issue of the magazine. Eugenides is the author of three novels, including "Middlesex," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003. His most recent book, the story collection "Fresh Complaint," was published last year.

  • Title : Foreign-Returned : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Foreign-Returned : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Shepard, Sadia.
    • Narrator : Sadia Shepard, Deborah Treisman. (Female)
    • System Number : E14611
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 52 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Sadia Shepard reads her story from the January 8, 2018, issue of the magazine.
      Sadia Shepard reads her story from the January 8, 2018, issue of the magazine. Shepard is a writer and documentary film producer. Her first book, "The Girl from Foreign: A Memoir," was published in 2008.

  • Title : Stanville : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Stanville : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Kushner, Rachel.
    • Narrator : Rachel Kushner, Deborah Treisman. (Female)
    • System Number : E14612
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 55 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Rachel Kushner reads her story "Stanville," from the February 12 & 19, 2018, issue of the magazine.
      Rachel Kushner reads her story "Stanville," from the February 12 & 19, 2018, issue of the magazine. Kushner is the author of two novels, "Telex from Cuba" and "The Flamethrowers," both of which were finalists for the National Book Award. Her third novel, "The Mars Room," from which this story was adapted, will be published in May.

  • Title : Texas & The Boundary : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    Texas & The Boundary : The Writer's Voice Podcast
    • Author : Gates, David.
    • Narrator : David Gates, Jhumpa Lahiri, Deborah Treisman. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14613
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 52 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      "Texas" by David Gates and "The Boundary" by Jhumpa Lahiri.
      "Texas" by David Gates and "The Boundary" by Jhumpa Lahiri. David Gates reads his story from the January 15, 2018, issue of the magazine. Gates is the author of four books of fiction, including the novel "Preston Falls" and the story collection "A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me," which was published in 2015. Jhumpa Lahiri reads her story from the January 29, 2018, issue of the magazine. Lahiri is the author of two novels and two short-story collections. Her first book, "Interpreter of Maladies," won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000, and her most recent novel, "The Lowland," was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award in 2014.

  • Title : Jeremy and Hamlet : a chronicle of certain incidents in the lives of a boy, a dog, and a country town
    Jeremy and Hamlet : a chronicle of certain incidents in the lives of a boy, a dog, and a country town
    • Author : Walpole, Hugh.
    • Narrator : David Wales. (Male)
    • System Number : E14615
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hamlet is Jeremy’s dog.
      Hamlet is Jeremy’s dog. This 1923 book is Hugh Walpole’s second volume in his Jeremy semi-autobiographical trilogy about a ten-year-old English boy.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
    Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
    • Author : Shanks, Matt
    • Narrator : Narrated by Kerry Fasolo and recorded by Jane Gibbs. (Female)
    • System Number : E14187
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Come and get fit with the Aussie animals as they dance,run,jump and clap hands together!
      Come and get fit with the Aussie animals as they dance,run,jump and clap hands together! But look out...you never know who might drop in on the fun!

  • Title : Till death us do part : Wicked, part 6
    Till death us do part : Wicked, part 6
    • Author : Jennings, Paul.
    • Narrator : Stig Wemyss and Kate Hosking.
    • System Number : E14514
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Dawn and Rory continue to battle against the Slobberers.
      Dawn and Rory continue to battle against the Slobberers. Rory and his brother Howard are reunited with their father, and the mould he is growing in the abandoned refinery proves to be a cure for Slobberers disease and death to the Slobberers.

  • Title : Oakleaf bearers
    Oakleaf bearers
    • Author : Flanagan, John
    • Narrator : William Zappa. (Male)
    • System Number : E14526
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Can sworn enemies fight side by side to save their lives and their kingdoms?
      Can sworn enemies fight side by side to save their lives and their kingdoms? Just as spring approaches and Will and Evanlyn can finally escape Skandia, Evanlyn is carried off by mysterious horsemen. Will sets out after them, but one boy against six fierce Temujai warriors is impossible odds, even for a Ranger apprentice. Halt and Horace arrive just in time. But the happiness of their reunion is cut short when Halt realizes these Temujai are only scouts for a massive invasion force. The four Araluans must work together with the Skandians to defeat the invaders, if the Oberjarl will accept their help.

  • Title : More just so stories
    More just so stories
    • Author : Kipling, Rudyard.
    • Narrator : Johnny Morris. (Male)
    • System Number : E14543
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Three more classic fables from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories.
      Three more classic fables from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. Contents: The beginning of the Armadillos -- The cat that waited by itself -- The butterfly that stamped.

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : The Smuggler's Curse
    The Smuggler's Curse
    • Author : Jorgensen, Norman
    • Narrator : Narrated by Margaret Harris and Recorded by Else Boon. (Female)
    • System Number : E14239
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Red Read’s life takes an alarming turn when his mother sells him to an infamous smuggler plying his trade off the north-west coast in the closing days of the 19th century.
      Red Read’s life takes an alarming turn when his mother sells him to an infamous smuggler plying his trade off the north-west coast in the closing days of the 19th century. From terrifying encounters with cut-throat pirates to battling the forces of nature in a tropical typhoon, Red is in for the adventure of a lifetime

  • Title : Inkspell
    Inkspell
    • Author : Funke, Cornelia
    • Narrator : Narrated by Liduine Stanley and Recorded by Marie Mapp. (Female)
    • System Number : E14245
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      The captivating sequel to INKHEART, the critically acclaimed, international bestseller by Cornelia Funke, an author who is emerging as a truly modern classic writer for children.
      The captivating sequel to INKHEART, the critically acclaimed, international bestseller by Cornelia Funke, an author who is emerging as a truly modern classic writer for children. Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of INKHEART, the book whose characters became real. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater brought into being from words, the need to return to the tale has become desperate. When he finds a crooked storyteller with the ability to read him back, Dustfinger leaves behind his young apprentice Farid and plunges into the medieval world of his past. Distraught, Farid goes in search of Meggie, and before long, both are caught inside the book, too. But the story is threatening to evolve in ways neither of them could ever have imagined.

  • Title : The merrybegot
    The merrybegot
    • Author : Hearne, Julie
    • Narrator : Sian Thomas and Rowena Cooper. (Female)
    • System Number : E14547
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Spring 1645.
      Spring 1645. In a remote village, rumours of bad magic are spreading, and fingers are pointing at Nell, the cunning woman's granddaughter. With Matthew Hopkins, the WitchFinder General, on his way, Nell is in mortal danger. Summer 1692. Half a century later, the minister's daughter has a confession to make... 12 yrs+

  • Title : Me and Earl and the dying girl
    Me and Earl and the dying girl
    • Author : Andrews, Jesse
    • Narrator : Various. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : E14573
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.
      Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

  • Title : Alice Bliss
    Alice Bliss
    • Author : Harrington, Laura.
    • Narrator : Kate Rudd. (Female)
    • System Number : E14597
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Alice Bliss learns that her father is being deployed to Iraq, she's heartbroken.
      When Alice Bliss learns that her father is being deployed to Iraq, she's heartbroken. Alice idolizes her father, loves working beside him in their garden, accompanying him on the occasional roofing job, playing baseball. When he ships out, Alice is faced with finding a way to fill the emptiness he has left behind. Matt will miss seeing his daughter blossom from a tomboy into a full-blown teenager. Alice will learn to drive, join the track team, go to her first dance, and fall in love, all while trying to be strong for her mother, Angie, and take care of her precocious little sister, Ellie.

  • Title : Hawaiian sea hunt mystery : a Biff Brewster mystery adventure
    Hawaiian sea hunt mystery : a Biff Brewster mystery adventure
    • Author : Adams, Andy
    • Narrator : Peter Thomlinson. (Male)
    • System Number : E14614
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      This adventure is set in the exotic Island of Hawaii and involves the search for a missing sloop and the whereabouts of a valuable mine.
      This adventure is set in the exotic Island of Hawaii and involves the search for a missing sloop and the whereabouts of a valuable mine. Biff Brewster, his father and friends become entangled with ruthless criminals who are also intending to find the sunken boat and discover the map and the mine. They have kidnapped the elderly scientist who holds the key to the discovery. An exciting adventure with lots of action on land and sea.