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Fiction

  • Title : Killing pace
    Killing pace
    • Author : Schofield, Douglas
    • Narrator : Faline Bobier.
    • System Number : AM13132
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Three important questions have plagued Lisa Green for the past two months since she crawled barefoot and bleeding from the wreckage of a catastrophic car accident: Where am I?
      Three important questions have plagued Lisa Green for the past two months since she crawled barefoot and bleeding from the wreckage of a catastrophic car accident: Where am I? How did I get here? and most importantly, Who am I? Her boyfriend Roland has been nursing her back to health under close watch. Lisa has amnesia. They both know that, but only Lisa knows that she hasn’t lost her ability to reason. And reason tells her that she is not Roland’s girlfriend. She is his prisoner. Escape is her only option, and Lisa must figure out who she can trust and how to stay alive. It's bad enough that she's been held against her will, but worse, it seems that she wasn't randomly chosen. There's more to her story than kidnapping, and the details appear to cross borders and continents. With organized criminals hard on her heels, Lisa must expose her enemies before they choose their next victim.

  • Title : Booking in
    Booking in
    • Author : Batten, Jack
    • Narrator : Ian Mason.
    • System Number : AM13134
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mason Davis is a Toronto antiquarian book dealer, internationally respected in the business.
      Mason Davis is a Toronto antiquarian book dealer, internationally respected in the business. One night, someone blows the safe in his office and makes off with the contents, which include reputed first editions of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park and Emma. Davis, who was still in the process of verifying the stolen books, doesn't even know whether they were the real thing or clever forgeries. But rather than summon the cops to investigate the theft, he turns to his pal Crang, the nervy criminal lawyer, hoping he can retrieve the books before their owner gets wind of the crime.

  • Title : Parting shot
    Parting shot
    • Author : Barclay, Linwood
    • Narrator : James Denas. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13136
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      If you made a mistake that took someone's life, you'd remember it...wouldn't you?
      If you made a mistake that took someone's life, you'd remember it...wouldn't you? After a tragedy rocks the community of Promise Falls, Cal Weaver is asked to investigate the threats being made to the accused's family. He's heard all about it on the news: the young man who drank too much, stole a Porsche and killed a girl, and who claimed afterwards not to remember a single thing. The whole town is outraged that he got off lightly, but for reasons Cal can't explain, he accepts the job. Then Cal finds himself caught up in a vicious revenge plot, chasing someone set on delivering retribution. In Cal's experience, it's only ever a matter of time before threats turn into action. Sequel to "The twenty-three".

  • Title : Decanting a murder : a sommelier mystery
    Decanting a murder : a sommelier mystery
    • Author : Nettmann, Nadine
    • Narrator : Iole Fabbro. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13137
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Can Katie Solve a Case of Chateau Murdeaux?
      Can Katie Solve a Case of Chateau Murdeaux? Katie Stillwell focuses on two things in her life: work and practicing for Sommelier Certification with her blind tasting group. The exam was supposed to be the hardest part of her week, but that was before a body was found at an exclusive Napa Valley winery party. When all the evidence points to Katie's best friend, the outspoken and independent Tessa, Katie drops everything to clear Tessa's name. Using her deductive wine skills, she tries to track down the real killer. But when repeated attempts are made on her life, Katie discovers that everyone's secrets must be uncovered, including her own.

  • Title : Three daughters of Eve
    Three daughters of Eve
    • Author : Shafak, Elif
    • Narrator : Bonnie Horton. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13140
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Peri, a married, wealthy, beautiful Turkish woman, is on her way to a dinner party in Istanbul when a beggar snatches her handbag.
      Peri, a married, wealthy, beautiful Turkish woman, is on her way to a dinner party in Istanbul when a beggar snatches her handbag. As she wrestles to get it back, a photograph falls to the ground--an old polaroid of three young women and their university professor. A relic from a past Peri had tried desperately to forget. Peri arrives at the party and navigates the tensions that simmer in this crossroads country between East and West, religious and secular, rich and poor. Over the course of the dinner, and amidst an opulence that is surely ill-begotten, terrorist attacks occur across the city. Competing in Peri's mind are the memories invoked by her almost-lost polaroid, of the time years earlier when she was sent abroad to attend Oxford. As a young woman there, she had become friends with the charming, adventurous Shirin, a fully assimilated Iranian girl, and Mona, a devout Egyptian-American. Their arguments about Islam and feminism find focus in the charismatic but controversial Professor Azur, who teaches divinity, but in unorthodox ways. As the terrorist attacks come ever closer, Peri is moved to recall the scandal that tore them all apart.

  • Title : Design for dying
    Design for dying
    • Author : Patrick, Renee
    • Narrator : Jo Ayers. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13141
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Los Angeles, 1937.
      Los Angeles, 1937. Lillian Frost has traded dreams of stardom for security as a department store salesgirl . . . until she discovers she's a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, Ruby Carroll. Party girl Ruby died wearing a gown she stole from the wardrobe department at Paramount Pictures, domain of Edith Head.Edith has yet to win the first of her eight Academy Awards; right now she's barely hanging on to her job, and a scandal is the last thing she needs. To clear Lillian's name and save Edith's career, the two women join forces.Unraveling the mystery pits them against a Hungarian princess on the lam, a hotshot director on the make, and a private investigator who's not on the level. All they have going for them are dogged determination, assists from the likes of Bob Hope and Barbara Stanwyck, and a killer sense of style. In show business, that just might be enough.The first in a series of riveting behind-the-scenes mysteries, Renee Patrick's Design for Dying is a delightful romp through Hollywood's Golden Age.

  • Title : Indian Arm
    Indian Arm
    • Author : Kanagawa, Hiro; Ibsen, Henrik;
    • Narrator : Jane Carnwath. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13142
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rita and Alfred Allmers live in an isolated family cabin on native leasehold land overlooking Indian Arm, a still untamed glacial fjord just north of Vancouver, BC.
      Rita and Alfred Allmers live in an isolated family cabin on native leasehold land overlooking Indian Arm, a still untamed glacial fjord just north of Vancouver, BC. With Alfred--a formerly promising novelist--now struggling with his latest work, Rita has been tasked with caring for their adopted son Wolfie, a sensitive First Nations teen who has been designated as "special needs" for much of his life. Rita's resentments and frustrations are further embittered by her younger half-sister, Asta, a constant reminder of the innocence, idealism, and sexual allure Rita once had and yearns for again. The fragile impasse of their lives is torn asunder by the appearance of Janice, the surviving member of the Indigenous family who leased the land to Rita and Asta's reclusive and mysterious father over fifty years ago. With the lease now expired, they are all engulfed by the secrets and contradictions of their lives and of the land itself--in both the past and the present--and their stories are drawn inexorably toward an unspeakable tragedy. Adapted from Henrik Ibsen's Little Eyolf.

  • Title : The poisoned chalice
    The poisoned chalice
    • Author : Knight, Bernard
    • Narrator : Hugh Gunz. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13144
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Christina, the daughter of an Exeter businessman, is raped, Crowner (coroner) John must bring the unknown assailant to justice.
      When Christina, the daughter of an Exeter businessman, is raped, Crowner (coroner) John must bring the unknown assailant to justice. Then Lady Adele de Courcey dies after an illegal abortion, and John suspects the two events are related.

  • Title : Whipped
    Whipped
    • Author : Deverell, William
    • Narrator : Nancy Goodman. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13145
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Montreal journalist Lou Sabatino, under witness protection after nearly being gunned down by the Mafia, is sucked into the quirky world of a conniving Russian dominatrix who has secretly recorded herself putting the whip to the bare bottom of a high-ranking federal cabinet minister.
      Montreal journalist Lou Sabatino, under witness protection after nearly being gunned down by the Mafia, is sucked into the quirky world of a conniving Russian dominatrix who has secretly recorded herself putting the whip to the bare bottom of a high-ranking federal cabinet minister. It's the scoop of the century, but too hot a potato - if Lou breaks the story, he risks exposing himself to the mercies of the Mafia. Instead, he shows the video to Green Party leader Margaret Blake. The video is leaked, and Margaret is sued by the minister for 50 million. Enter Arthur Beauchamp, Margaret's husband and famed criminal lawyer, who had found - or so he hoped - blissful retirement on idyllic Garibaldi Island on the West Coast. But now he's representing the woman he loves while tormented by fears that she's embroiled in an affair.

  • Title : The shoe on the roof
    The shoe on the roof
    • Author : Ferguson, Will
    • Narrator : Roger Petersen. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13146
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Ever since his girlfriend dumped him, Thomas Rosanoff's life is on a downward spiral.
      Ever since his girlfriend dumped him, Thomas Rosanoff's life is on a downward spiral. A gifted med student, he has spent his entire adulthood struggling to escape the legacy of his father, an esteemed psychiatrist who used him as a test subject when he was a boy. Thomas lived his entire young life as the "Boy in the Box," watched by researchers behind two-way glass. But now the tables have turned. Thomas is the researcher, and his subjects are three homeless men, all of whom claim to be messiahs--but no three people can be the one and only savior of the world. Thomas is determined to "cure" the three men of their delusions, and in so doing save his career-and maybe even his love life. But when Thomas's father intervenes in the experiment, events spin out of control and Thomas must confront the voices he hears in the labyrinth of his own mind.

  • Title : Dangerous to know
    Dangerous to know
    • Author : Patrick, Renee
    • Narrator : Dvora Levinson. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13148
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Los Angeles, 1938.
      Los Angeles, 1938. The émigré pianist in Marlene Dietrich's budding nightclub act has vanished. Lillian reluctantly agrees to look for him... and finds him dead. Dietrich blames agents of the Reich. As Lillian and Edith unravel intrigue extending from Paramount's Bronson Gate to FDR's Oval Office, only one thing is certain: they'll do it in style. Sequel to "Design for dying".

  • Title : Fire in the stars
    Fire in the stars
    • Author : Fradkin, Barbara
    • Narrator : Lucille Narun. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13149
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      After surviving a horrific trauma in Nigeria, international aid worker Amanda Doucette returns to Canada to rebuild her life and her shaken ideals.
      After surviving a horrific trauma in Nigeria, international aid worker Amanda Doucette returns to Canada to rebuild her life and her shaken ideals. There, the once-passionate, adventurous woman needs all her strength and ingenuity when a friend and fellow survivor goes missing along with his son. A trained first-aid and crisis responder, Doucette -- always accompanied by her beloved dog Kaylee -- joins forces with RCMP officer Chris Tymko to discover the truth about the disappearance. Their search leads them to the Great Northern Peninsula, a rugged landscape of Viking history, icebergs, whales, and fierce ocean storms. Elsewhere, a body gets hauled up in a fisherman's net, and evidence is mounting of an unsettling connection with Amanda's search for her friend. Followed by "The trickster's lullaby".

  • Title : They know not what they do
    They know not what they do
    • Author : Valtonen, Jussi
    • Narrator : Deborah Kipp. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13153
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Translated from the Finnish by Kristian London.
      Translated from the Finnish by Kristian London. Joe Chayefski has got what he always wanted: a reputation as one of America's top neuroscientists, a beautiful wife and two perfect daughters. But his carefully created idyll is threatened when his Baltimore neuroscience lab is targeted by animal rights activists. The attack is followed by a phone call from Joe's ex-wife in Finland. Two decades have passed since he abandoned Alina and their young son, Samuel, returning to America to advance his career. Now Samuel is somewhere in the States, and Alina fears he is looking for revenge. As Joe struggles to protect his new family from the increasing threat of violence - and to save his eldest daughter from the clutches of an unscrupulous tech company - he is forced to reconsider his priorities and take drastic action to save those he loves. Winner of the 2014 Finlandia Prize.

  • Title : The black peacock
    The black peacock
    • Author : Manley, Rachel
    • Narrator : Stephen Pineo and Louise Polika. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : AM13154
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Friends since attending university in Jamacia, Lethe and Daniel have long realized they would never be good for each other.
      Friends since attending university in Jamacia, Lethe and Daniel have long realized they would never be good for each other. But Lethe is Daniel's muse, and theirs is a connection that proves unbreakable as they spend the next thirty years crisscrossing the Caribbean and travelling the world in search of love, work, and home. Now, Daniel has become an internationally renowned prize-winning poet, and Lethe aspires to be a writer in her own right. His invitation to her to join him at an isolated retread, Peacock Island, gives them both a chance to reflect on the life they've shared.

  • Title : The last half of the year
    The last half of the year
    • Author : Rowe, Paul
    • Narrator : Dave Budden. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13156
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jason Dade, quixotic hero of this 1970s coming-of-age novel, is on a quest.
      Jason Dade, quixotic hero of this 1970s coming-of-age novel, is on a quest. He must decipher cryptic signs on his journey to meet an elusive figure known only as The Man. His father, Saul Dade, broods restlessly at hope, helpless to intervene. Their interwoven narratives include idyllic descriptions of rural childhood, the grim spectre of war, the harsh realities of leaving the nest, and finding the way back home. Renews the age-old configuration of innocence and experience in this, at times, darkly humourous story of a father and son whose lives cast shadows over one another across time.

  • Title : The man who was no one
    The man who was no one
    • Author : Graham, Hugh
    • Narrator : Boaz Schuman. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13157
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      As he lies face down, the last few months pass though his head in a tumult.
      As he lies face down, the last few months pass though his head in a tumult. Above all, the last hours, a bloody nocturnal journey through the underworld of the Revolutionary justice system. Judged by a committee he headed only a few days ago that's part of a system he helped to create. Remorse and relentless second-guessing give way to resentment and rage until the fury turns to self-reproach and in the last moments the intimate memories of family and friends turn, finally, to agony.

  • Title : First snow, last light
    First snow, last light
    • Author : Johnston, Wayne
    • Narrator : Stephen Pineo. Iole Fabbro. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : AM13158
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Ned Vatcher, only 14, ambles home from school before the first storm of 1936 to find the house locked, the family car missing, and his parents gone without a trace.
      Ned Vatcher, only 14, ambles home from school before the first storm of 1936 to find the house locked, the family car missing, and his parents gone without a trace. From that point on, his life is driven by the need to find out what happened to the Vanished Vatchers. His father, Edgar, born to a poor family of fishermen, had risen to become the right-hand man to the colony's prime minister, then suffered an unexpected fall from grace. While searching for the truth, Ned finds himself enmeshed in the family of his missing father, who are themselves haunted by the inexplicable disappearance of a third Vatcher, a young man who was lost at sea on a calm and sunny day years earlier. Two other people loom large as Ned becomes Newfoundland's first media mogul, building an empire to insulate him from loss: a Jesuit priest named Father Duggan, and Sheilagh Fielding, a boozy giantess who, while wandering the city streets at night, composes satiric columns that scandalize the rich and powerful.

  • Title : Once more with feeling
    Once more with feeling
    • Author : Cook, Méira
    • Narrator : Louise Polika. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13159
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      After twenty years Max Binder is still in love with his fiery wife, Maggie, and is determined to get her the perfect fortieth birthday gift.
      After twenty years Max Binder is still in love with his fiery wife, Maggie, and is determined to get her the perfect fortieth birthday gift. But Max’s singular desire - to make his wife happy - leads to an unexpected event that changes the course of his family’s life and touches the people who make up their western prairie city.

  • Title : Glory
    Glory
    • Author : Wigmore, Gillian
    • Narrator : Jan Doherty. Dave Budden. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : AM13160
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a boom town dominated by a man-eating lake, Renee and Danny Chance start a new life in his grandfather's cabin.
      In a boom town dominated by a man-eating lake, Renee and Danny Chance start a new life in his grandfather's cabin. Renee struggles to keep her head above water until she is drawn into the orbit of two beautifully notorious bar-singer cousins, and all three women are called to test the bonds of blood and loyalty. A polyphonic fable riddled with tall tales, "Glory" explores what it means to be a woman in north-central BC by flooding the shores of the human heart.

  • Title : I am a truck
    I am a truck
    • Author : Winters, Michelle
    • Narrator : Bennett McCardle. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13161
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Agathe and Réjean Lapointe are about to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary when Réjean's beloved Chevy Silverado is found abandoned at the side of the road--with no trace of Réjean.
      Agathe and Réjean Lapointe are about to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary when Réjean's beloved Chevy Silverado is found abandoned at the side of the road--with no trace of Réjean. Agathe handles her grief by fondling the shirts in the Big and Tall department at Hickey's Family Apparel and carrying on a relationship with a cigarette survey. As her hope dwindles, Agathe falls in with her spirited coworker, Debbie, who teaches Agathe about rock and roll, and with Martin Bureau, the one man who might know.

  • Title : Stranglehold
    Stranglehold
    • Author : Rotenberg, Robert
    • Narrator : Gina Clayton. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13163
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      It's just after Labour Day and the city is kicking back into gear.
      It's just after Labour Day and the city is kicking back into gear. All eyes are on the hotly contested election for Toronto's next mayor and crime is the big issue. Greene is no stranger to the worst of what the city has to offer, but even he is unprepared for what happens next when he stumbles upon a horrific homicide.

  • Title : The case of the curious cook
    The case of the curious cook
    • Author : Ace, Cathy
    • Narrator : Simon Curwen. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13168
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Henry Devereaux Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is terribly worried about some water damage to the priceless books in his lower library, so retains the services of a local book restorer to tackle much-needed repairs.
      Henry Devereaux Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is terribly worried about some water damage to the priceless books in his lower library, so retains the services of a local book restorer to tackle much-needed repairs. The antiquarian also runs the Crooks and Cooks bookshop with his daughter - local TV celebrity chef, The Curious Cook. When the book restorer mentions some strange shenanigans going on at the book shop, Dowager Duchess Althea brings the case to her colleagues at the WISE Enquiries Agency. As the WISE women try to unravel one puzzle from their base at stately Chellingworth Hall, they then get embroiled in another when they come across a valuable book of miniatures which seems to be the work of a local famous artist, murdered by her own brother. Are the cases linked and why do both mysteries lead to a nearby old folks' home? The WISE women are on the case - and nothing will get in their way... or will it? Sequel to "The case of the missing Morris dancer".

  • Title : The green chamber
    The green chamber
    • Author : Desjardins, Martine
    • Narrator : John Rammell. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13170
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Translated from the French by Fred A.
      Translated from the French by Fred A. Reed and David Homel. Set between 1913 and 1963 in one of Montreal's well-known, upper-middle-class, suburban neighbourhoods, Martine Desjardins's The Green Chamber is a riveting, fast-paced, highly atmospheric novel that chronicles the decline of a wealthy French-Canadian family over the course of three generations. Every house has its secrets, but none hides them better than the august house of the Delorme family. With its sixty-seven locks, brass-grilled counters, and impenetrable underground vault - where lie the mummified remains of a woman clutching a brick between her teeth - the Delorme residence may be apprehended as The Green Chamber's central persona. A private bank of a sort, it has always held its lot of ill-acquired gains, hidden vices, cruel rituals, and illicit substances away from prying eyes. Louis-Dollard Delorme, his miserly wife Estelle, and his three spinster sisters revere money so much that they have converted their residence's "green chamber" into a place of worship and have elevated domestic penny-pinching to an art form. As for the family's heir, Vincent, they intend for him to make a highly profitable marriage - a reasonable prospect, until the day when the house opens its doors to Penny Sterling, a young woman whose means equal only her curiosity. Desjardins's humorous gothic saga - with its gallery of eccentric characters who play the races in secret and sniff vanilla extract - reveals and revels in the fate of family fortunes: the first generation makes the money, the second generation maintains it, and the third blows it. The novel's plot and themes arise, larger than life, from the history of the author's own family, and from that of her suburban hometown, Mount Royal, whose founding is closely linked to the development of Canada's national railroad and early industry. The Green Chamber exposes the birth of capitalistic religiosity and sheds light on our economic present: personal finances, once based on a nest-egg savings system, have become a credit-based and debt-ridden travesty

  • Title : This is how it begins
    This is how it begins
    • Author : Dempsey, Joan
    • Narrator : Mary Fisher. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13172
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In 2009, eighty-five-year-old art professor Ludka Zeilonka gets drawn into a political firestorm when her grandson Tommy is among a group of gay Massachusetts teachers fired for allegedly silencing Christian kids in high school classrooms.
      In 2009, eighty-five-year-old art professor Ludka Zeilonka gets drawn into a political firestorm when her grandson Tommy is among a group of gay Massachusetts teachers fired for allegedly silencing Christian kids in high school classrooms. The ensuing battle to reinstate the teachers raises the specter of Ludka's World War II past--a past she's spent a lifetime trying to forget. As Ludka's influential family defends Tommy under increasingly vicious conditions, a stranger with connections to her past shows up and threatens to expose her for illegally hoarding a valuable painting presumed stolen by the Nazis. Only one other person knew about the painting--a man Ludka's been trying to find for sixty years.

  • Title : The return of Kid Cooper
    The return of Kid Cooper
    • Author : Smith, Brad J.
    • Narrator : Roger Ashby. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13173
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The year is 1910.
      The year is 1910. Nate Cooper is an old-school cowboy who has spent nearly thirty years in a Montana prison of a wrongful life sentence for a false murder conviction. Nate's moral compass is true and unwavering: he does all the wrong things for all the right reasons. Upon his release he learns that the turn of the century has brought great change--none of it good. Horses are being replaced by the motorcar, his girlfriend has long ago married his best friend, his nemesis is running for Governor, and the Blackfoot Indians (the people he went to prison trying to defend) are still being betrayed by ranchers. So some things haven't changed. Nate is one of them. He returns to his Northern Montana ranching town a free man and stirs up the pot of controversy immediately--seeking justice, evading hired guns, brawling in saloons, righting past wrongs, and ferreting out--with the help of a young newspaper reporter and the woman he used to love--a fraudulent boundary adjustment robbing the Blackfoot (again) of their territory. Along the way, he ruffles feathers all the way to the State House, and before the storm he brings is over, he and the friends of his youth will all pay a shockingly high price for justice.

  • Title : The comedian
    The comedian
    • Author : Martini, Clem
    • Narrator : Desmond Scott. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13174
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Titus Maccius Plautus' career is on the decline.
      Titus Maccius Plautus' career is on the decline. Once famous for bringing Greek comedies to the Roman world, now he struggles to stage a single play. Unlucky with money and unlucky in love, Plautus faces the world with wry dignity. This could be the performance that returns fortune and reputation, or the one that ends it all. Engaging, thoughtful, and funny, "The Comedian" dives into the rough and tumble world of arts in its infancy. Martini draws on his experience to bring to life the signs and sounds of a world where playwrights suffered and succeeded - but mostly suffered.

  • Title : Hottentot Venus : a novel
    Hottentot Venus : a novel
    • Author : Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    • Narrator : Peggy Mahon. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13476
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sarah Baartman has lost her family in the Dutch and English massacres of 1810 South Africa, and faces certain death by staying.
      Sarah Baartman has lost her family in the Dutch and English massacres of 1810 South Africa, and faces certain death by staying. She ends up in London, dancing in a cage and displayed as a primitive oddity. Alice, Sarah's English governess, truly cares for her, but Sarah, initially wanting fame, is essentially a slave - unable to return home, surviving through self-denial and gin, and humiliated even in death. A dramatization of a true story. Some descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language.

  • Title : Hysteria
    Hysteria
    • Author : De Mariaffi, Elisabeth.
    • Narrator : Charlotte Smart.
    • System Number : AM13478
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Heike Lerner's life looks perfect from the outside.
      Heike Lerner's life looks perfect from the outside. But lately, Heike's noticed there are some things out of place - her husband Eric is becoming increasingly more controlling. Something sinister that Heike cannot quite put her finger on is lingering just beneath the surface of this idyllic life. When her son Daniel vanishes, Eric insists on a calm that feels so cold she wonders if she can trust him at all. Could Eric be involved in Daniel's disappearance? The closer Heike gets to the truth, the faster it slips away. But she will not rest until she finds her son.

  • Title : Betrayal in Bali
    Betrayal in Bali
    • Author : Wentworth, Sally.
    • Narrator : Phyllis Dicks.
    • System Number : AM14788
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      It was love at first sight when Gael met Leo and in a matter of weeks she was married to him and flying out to live in Bali for two years.
      It was love at first sight when Gael met Leo and in a matter of weeks she was married to him and flying out to live in Bali for two years. Then Leo told her just why he had married her, to get his revenge. She intends to fight back against this husband she now despises.

  • Title : Garden of thorns
    Garden of thorns
    • Author : Wentworth, Sally.
    • Narrator : Phyllis Dicks.
    • System Number : AM14789
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Shortly after Kirsty and Penny moved into their country cottage, it became obvious that someone was trying to get rid of them by one means or another.
      Shortly after Kirsty and Penny moved into their country cottage, it became obvious that someone was trying to get rid of them by one means or another.

  • Title : 13 ways of looking at a fat girl
    13 ways of looking at a fat girl
    • Author : Awad, Mona
    • Narrator : Dana Hopkins (Female)
    • System Number : AM14812
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Growing up in the suburban hell of Misery Saga (a.k.a.
      Growing up in the suburban hell of Misery Saga (a.k.a. Mississauga), Lizzie has never liked the way she looks - even though her best friend Mel says she's the pretty one. She starts dating guys online, but she's afraid to send pictures, even when her skinny friend China does her makeup: she knows no one would want her if they could really see her. So she starts to lose. With punishing drive, she counts almonds consumed, miles logged, pounds dropped. She fights her way into coveted dresses. She grows up and gets thin, navigating double-edged validation from her mother, her friends, her husband, her reflection in the mirror. But no matter how much she loses, will she ever see herself as anything other than a fat girl?

  • Title : The age of hope
    The age of hope
    • Author : Bergen, David
    • Narrator : Deborah Kipp (Female)
    • System Number : AM14816
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Born in 1930 in a small town outside Winnipeg, beautiful Hope Koop appears destined to have a conventional life.
      Born in 1930 in a small town outside Winnipeg, beautiful Hope Koop appears destined to have a conventional life. But as the decades unfold, what seems to be a safe, predictable existence overwhelms Hope. Where - among the demands of her children, the expectations of her husband and the challenges of her best friend, Emily, who has just read ‘The Feminine Mystique’ - is there room for her? And just who is she anyway? Includes strong language. c2012.

  • Title : Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two
    Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two
    • Author : Thorne, Jack.
    • Narrator : Anthony Paul Smith.
    • System Number : AM15121
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Based on an original new story by J.K.
      Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play received its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.

  • Title : Waltzing with the earl
    Waltzing with the earl
    • Author : Tinley, Catherine.
    • Narrator : Joyce Clark. (Female)
    • System Number : AM15184
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Earl of Shalford needs to marry into money to save his estate.
      The Earl of Shalford needs to marry into money to save his estate. Wealthy and beautiful Henrietta Buxted should be the perfect candidate. So why does his eye keep wandering to her quiet cousin, Charlotte Wyncroft? Charlotte watches Henrietta's games of courtship with wry amusement. That is, until a stolen dance reveals a hidden side to the earl. Penniless Charlotte knows she's far from a suitable match, yet, in Adam's arms, she can dream of the happily-ever-after she's always wanted! Winner of the 2018 RITA Award for Historical Romance (Short).

  • Title : Dark flame
    Dark flame
    • Author : Williams, Mary.
    • Narrator : Tessa Johnson. (Female)
    • System Number : S3473
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A saga of four generations of the Pencorrin family of Cornwall, set in Cornwall and America.
      A saga of four generations of the Pencorrin family of Cornwall, set in Cornwall and America. Of Romany gypsies, intrigue, murder and tender romance.

  • Title : Goldeneye
    Goldeneye
    • Author : GARDNER, John
    • Narrator : Harry Fenwick. (Male)
    • System Number : S5208
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Spy stories.
    • Summary :
      The first thing James Bond notices about Xenia Onatopp is her yellow Ferrari, as it races Bond's Aston Martin along the narrow Corniche.
      The first thing James Bond notices about Xenia Onatopp is her yellow Ferrari, as it races Bond's Aston Martin along the narrow Corniche. The second thing is that she is beautiful, Russian - and fascinatingly dangerous.

  • Title : If tomorrow comes
    If tomorrow comes
    • Author : Sheldon, Sidney
    • Narrator : Lorelei King. (Female)
    • System Number : S5375
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 8 minutes 58 seconds
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      Tracy Whitney was about to marry into wealth and glamour.
      Tracy Whitney was about to marry into wealth and glamour. But suddenly she was in prison, framed by a ruthless mafia gang, and abandoned by the man she loved. Tracy emerged to fight back. She played for the highest stakes in a deadly game.

  • Title : Never say never
    Never say never
    • Author : SHEA, Prim
    • Narrator : Narrated by Anne Gardiner Recorded by Susie Punch (Female)
    • System Number : S5422
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      In the tradition of Sidney Sheldon and Jackie Collins, two sisters abandoned by their mother as children and separated by a bitter feud as adults.
      In the tradition of Sidney Sheldon and Jackie Collins, two sisters abandoned by their mother as children and separated by a bitter feud as adults. One becomes a high-class prostitute in Sydney, the other a high court judge in America.

  • Title : A ruthless need
    A ruthless need
    • Author : Cookson, Catherine
    • Narrator : Griffin Gordon. (Male)
    • System Number : S5588
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 59 minutes 42 seconds
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Even in the heat of battle, Geoff Fulton, a professional soldier, would always carry with him the memory of the night he was on leave, when his timely intervention rescued fourteen-year-old Lizzie from the oldest of perils for a young girl.
      Even in the heat of battle, Geoff Fulton, a professional soldier, would always carry with him the memory of the night he was on leave, when his timely intervention rescued fourteen-year-old Lizzie from the oldest of perils for a young girl.

  • Title : The adventurers : Book 5 of Australians Series
    The adventurers : Book 5 of Australians Series
    • Author : STUART, Vivian
    • Narrator : William Stuart Long.
    • System Number : S5698
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction, Australian Fiction
    • Summary :
      Early Australian history written as a narrative and factual.
      Early Australian history written as a narrative and factual. Interesting, lively and essential reading. Book 5 of the series "The Australians".

  • Title : The last chance cafe
    The last chance cafe
    • Author : MILLER, Linda Lael
    • Narrator : Christine Marshall. (Female)
    • System Number : S6633
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 29 minutes 11 seconds
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Rancher Chance Qualtrough has deep roots in Primrose Creek.
      Rancher Chance Qualtrough has deep roots in Primrose Creek. Now, at the local diner, he is about to encounter his future; Hallie O'Rourke and her two young daughters, taking refuge from a storm. But Chance doesn't know that Hallie is fleeing a danger so threatening she dares not ask anyone for help.

  • Title : Ready for love : Gansett Island series, Book 3
    Ready for love : Gansett Island series, Book 3
    • Author : Force, Marie
    • Narrator : Holly Fielding. (Female)
    • System Number : S11682
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      For four of the best summers of his young life, Luke Harris was in love with Sydney Donovan, a wealthy seasonal visitor to Gansett Island.
      For four of the best summers of his young life, Luke Harris was in love with Sydney Donovan, a wealthy seasonal visitor to Gansett Island. Then Sydney went off to college and never came back. She married another man and had two children while Luke remained on the island, working at McCarthy's Gansett Marina and wondering what had gone wrong between him and the only woman he ever loved. Fifteen months after Sydney suffers the tragic loss of her husband and children, she's returned to Gansett to figure out what's next, and that may very well be a rekindled love affair with the one man from her past she's never forgotten. But is she ready for a second chance at love?

  • Title : Season for love : Gansett Island series, Book 6
    Season for love : Gansett Island series, Book 6
    • Author : Force, Marie
    • Narrator : Holly Fielding. (Female)
    • System Number : S11698
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      His idea of permanence is the VW van that takes him from one gig to the next -Owen Lawry has made a living as a traveling musician and enjoys his footloose and fancy free lifestyle.
      His idea of permanence is the VW van that takes him from one gig to the next -Owen Lawry has made a living as a traveling musician and enjoys his footloose and fancy free lifestyle. But after meeting Laura McCarthy and helping her to land the job as manager of his grandparents' hotel on Gansett Island, Owen decides there's something to be said about a roof over his head and a warm, sexy woman in his bed. Laura, a newlywed who discovered that her husband never quit dating, came to Gansett for her cousin Janey's wedding, but ended up staying after she met Owen and took on the renovations to the dilapidated Sand & Surf Hotel. As Owen and Laura's attraction simmers during months of close proximity, they form a tight bond that will be tested when her estranged husband refuses to grant her a divorce. As summer turns to autumn and Laura and Owen take baby steps toward love, favorite characters from past Gansett Island stories continue to live their happily ever afters.

  • Title : Daniel X : watch the skies
    Daniel X : watch the skies
    • Author : Patterson, James and Rust, Ned
    • Narrator : Milo Ventimiglia.
    • System Number : S11926
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      All's quiet in the small town of Holliswood, the television sets a-glow in every home.
      All's quiet in the small town of Holliswood, the television sets a-glow in every home. But not all is as perfect as it seems. A terrifying outlaw has just arrived in town, with the goal of throwing it into chaos-and filming the pandemonium for the fellas back home. Only one person can stop him and his thugs from destroying the city and everyone living there. Daniel X assembles an all-star team of his own creation, but not even he could imagine the enormity of this made-for-TV-villain's powers.

  • Title : Temptation
    Temptation
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Alyson Silverman. (Female)
    • System Number : S12486
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Eden Carlbough is unprepared for the difficulties of running a camp for girls.
      Eden Carlbough is unprepared for the difficulties of running a camp for girls. So she's pretty lucky -- for more than one reason -- when she tumbles from an apple tree into the arms of a strong, capable orchard owner.

  • Title : Straight into darkness
    Straight into darkness
    • Author : Kellerman, Faye
    • Narrator : Adam Sims. (Male)
    • System Number : S12615
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      As a city turns against itself, a killer lies in wait in 1920s Munich: Germany remains a country rocked by conflict, sparring political groups threaten chaos and Adolph Hitler's National Socialist Democratic Workers Party gains strength by the day.
      As a city turns against itself, a killer lies in wait in 1920s Munich: Germany remains a country rocked by conflict, sparring political groups threaten chaos and Adolph Hitler's National Socialist Democratic Workers Party gains strength by the day. When homicide detective Axel Berg is called to investigate the grisly murder of a young society wife, he is immediately thrown into a web of dangerous intrigue. Suddenly, senior colleagues have an unprecedented interest in his work and there are rumours that the death, like everything else in Munich, is linked to a political conspiracy. As two more corpses are discovered, Berg questions whether he's searching for a lone lunatic or a calculating assassin with a more sinister agenda.

  • Title : False pretences
    False pretences
    • Author : York, Margaret
    • Narrator : Maureen O'Brien. (Female)
    • System Number : S12895
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      When Ginger Maddox, a San Francisco stock-broker, meets handsome Neil Cameron, she becomes attracted to him.
      When Ginger Maddox, a San Francisco stock-broker, meets handsome Neil Cameron, she becomes attracted to him. But then mysterious things begin to happen, involving Neil's aunts. After a romantic weekend with Neil, Ginger overhears a telephone conversation confirming her growing suspicions that he's involved in illegal trading. She's devastated, fearing that this could end their relationship. But it's the elderly aunts who help show the young people that love will find a way.

  • Title : The cellist of Sarajevo
    The cellist of Sarajevo
    • Author : Galloway, Steven
    • Narrator : Gareth Armstrong. (Male)
    • System Number : S12902
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : War stories.
    • Summary :
      Snipers in the hills overlook half the intersections in Sarajevo.
      Snipers in the hills overlook half the intersections in Sarajevo. In the streets below, people strive to go about their daily lives, trying to second guess when and where the next bullet will strike. One man, a cellist, defies this game of ' Sarajevo Roulette'. In memory of the city' s dead, for two consecutive days, he becomes a sitting target as he plays Albinonis 'Adagio' in the street outside his building. But he is unaware that one young woman observes his performances with unflinching attention... a counter-sniper, detailed to protect him from enemy marksmen.

  • Title : To kill a mockingbird
    To kill a mockingbird
    • Author : Lee, Harper
    • Narrator : Sissy Spacek. (Female)
    • System Number : S12912
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him.
      Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him.

  • Title : Divided loyalties
    Divided loyalties
    • Author : Scanlan, Patricia
    • Narrator : Caroline Lennon. (Female)
    • System Number : S12949
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Shauna and Greg's marriage is under pressure.
      Shauna and Greg's marriage is under pressure. She also has to endure her obnoxious in-laws, Della and Eddie, and their spoilt daughter. They arrive at her home, stay as long as they like, and eat and drink everything. Shauna's glad to be moving abroad to be free of them... Meanwhile, Carrie, Shauna's sister, carries the burden of looking after their elderly father Noel - and she's fed up. Will Carrie stand up for herself at long last? Noel has always blamed Bobby, Shauna and Carrie's younger brother, for the premature death of their mother. Can they ever settle their differences? The last Christmas the family got together was a disaster. But can they finally put the past behind them as they prepare for another family gathering?

  • Title : The divide
    The divide
    • Author : Evans, Nicholas
    • Narrator : William Hope.
    • System Number : S12965
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A body is found in a frozen creek in Montana.
      A body is found in a frozen creek in Montana. It is the corpse of Abbie Cooper, wanted by police for murder and eco-terrorism. How did she die, and how was she, a product of a loving family, led into a life of crime?

  • Title : With my body
    With my body
    • Author : Gemmell, Nikki
    • Narrator : Sarah Feathers. (Female)
    • System Number : S13042
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      A woman, married with three children, is contemplating middle age along with all the constraints of motherhood.
      A woman, married with three children, is contemplating middle age along with all the constraints of motherhood. Even her husband, whom she loves, has never reached the core of her. Despairing of ever finding her own identity, she returns to the the memory of an old love affair - the consequences of which she has never resolved.

  • Title : The magician
    The magician
    • Author : Somerset Maugham, W.
    • Narrator : James Adams. (Male)
    • System Number : S13054
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Renowned English surgeon Arthur Burdon is engaged to the beautiful Margaret Dauncey, who is studying art in Paris.
      Renowned English surgeon Arthur Burdon is engaged to the beautiful Margaret Dauncey, who is studying art in Paris. The match is met with approval from all sides, and everyone is happy -- until the mysterious Oliver Haddo enters the picture. Both Arthur and his fiancee dislike the enormously fat and eccentric Oliver but are fascinated by his stories of black magic, by his demonstrations of a power that seems inhuman. And while they scoff at his boasts, their dislike turns to loathing. A month later, Margaret disappears. The note she leaves behind begins: "When you receive this, I shall be on my way to London. I was married to Oliver Haddo this morning." What mysterious power had the Magician used? What further revenge might he be plotting? The answers are revealed in this hair-raising fantasy.

  • Title : The Cinderella murder
    The Cinderella murder
    • Author : Clark, Mary Higgins
    • Narrator : Jan Maxwell. (Female)
    • System Number : S13118
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      In a first-time collaboration, "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark partners with bestselling author Alafair Burke to deliver a brand new suspense series about a television program featuring cold case murders.
      In a first-time collaboration, "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark partners with bestselling author Alafair Burke to deliver a brand new suspense series about a television program featuring cold case murders. Television producer Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Even more, the program--a cold case series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those affected--is off to a fantastic start when it helps solve an infamous murder in the very first episode. Now Laurie has the ideal case to feature in the next episode of Under Suspicion: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey, a beautiful and multi-talented UCLA student, was found dead, her murder raised numerous questions. Why was her car parked miles from her body? Had she ever shown up for the acting audition she was due to attend at the home of an up-and-coming director? Why does Susan's boyfriend want to avoid questions about their relationship? Was her disappearance connected to a controversial church that was active on campus? Was she close to her computer science professor because of her technological brilliance, or something more? And why was Susan missing one of her shoes when her body was discovered? With the help of lawyer and Under Suspicion host Alex Buckley, Laurie knows the case will attract great ratings, especially when the former suspects include Hollywood's elite and tech billionaires. The suspense and drama are perfect for the silver screen--but is Cinderella's murderer ready for a close-up?

  • Title : The before-Christmas Present : and Miss Cameron at Christmas
    The before-Christmas Present : and Miss Cameron at Christmas
    • Author : Pilcher, Rosamunde
    • Narrator : Lynne Redgrave. (Female)
    • System Number : S13124
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A moving pair of classic Rosamunde Pilcher short stories
      A moving pair of classic Rosamunde Pilcher short stories

  • Title : Caesar's Women
    Caesar's Women
    • Author : McCullough, Colleen
    • Narrator : Narrated by Ross Bryant and Recorded by Bill Houwen.
    • System Number : S13500
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 31 hours 19 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The novel is set during a ten-year interval, from 68-58 BC, which Julius Caesar spent mainly in Rome, climbing the political ladder and outmaneuvering his many enemies.
      The novel is set during a ten-year interval, from 68-58 BC, which Julius Caesar spent mainly in Rome, climbing the political ladder and outmaneuvering his many enemies. It opens with Caesar returning early from his quaestorship in Spain, and closes with his epochal departure for the Gallic campaigns.

  • Title : The Prodigal Daughter
    The Prodigal Daughter
    • Author : Archer, Jeffery
    • Narrator : Narrated by Pauline Tremlett and recorded by Kathryn Arundel. (Female)
    • System Number : S13579
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      From the superb Jeffrey Archer, The Prodigal Daughter is the magnificent story of love and politics.
      From the superb Jeffrey Archer, The Prodigal Daughter is the magnificent story of love and politics. It is the enthralling sequel to the global phenomenon Kane and Abel, described by The Times as a 'classic novel of modern literature'. Hers was the ultimate ambition . . . The titanic battle between two men obsessed with destroying each other follows on to the next generation. Florentyna Rosnovski, Abel's daughter, inherits all of her father's drive, but none of his wealth. A woman gifted with beauty and spirit, but above all with indomitable will, she sets out in pursuit of an ambition that dwarfs both Kane and Abel, as she battles for the highest office of all . . .

  • Title : Lines in the Sand : New writing from Western Australia
    Lines in the Sand : New writing from Western Australia
    • Author : Fellowship of Australian Writers W.A.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Dianne Lesley and Recorded by John Smith. (Female)
    • System Number : S13708
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Poetry
    • Summary :
      "A collection of poetry & short fiction by West Australian writers, celebrating 70 years.
      "A collection of poetry & short fiction by West Australian writers, celebrating 70 years.

  • Title : The Wicked Day
    The Wicked Day
    • Author : Stewart, Mary
    • Narrator : Narrated by Pauline Tremlett and recorded by Kathryn Arundel
    • System Number : S14098
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mordred is the son of King Arthur, bastard child of his union with his half-sister Morgause.
      Mordred is the son of King Arthur, bastard child of his union with his half-sister Morgause. Prophesied by Merlin to kill Arthur, Mordred is stolen away from his mother and raised in secrecy by a kind couple on an isolated Orkney island in the hopes that he will defy his fate. Mordred, known to history as a traitor and a murderer, is no villain, but a quick-witted young man, with hopes and dreams of his own. But try as he might, Mordred cannot escape Merlin's prophecy. For his mother, Morgause, has plans of her own. She tracks her son down and takes him back, then feeds the flames of Mordred's ambition, setting into motion a chain of events that will go down in history - and legend - as father and son are finally forced to confront each other one last time: on the wicked day of destiny, when Arthur's final battle will be fought. Mary Stewart's stunning Arthurian Saga began with The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, The Last Enchantment and The Wicked Day. It concludes with The Prince & the Pilgrim.

  • Title : Old Jazz
    Old Jazz
    • Author : Williams, Mike
    • Narrator : Narrated by Dianne Lesley and Recorded by John Smith. (Female)
    • System Number : S14151
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Frank Harmon - poet, refugee from a failed marriage, loner - is approaching mid-life a little battered, opting for the quiet rhythms of a hermetic life on the south coast.
      Frank Harmon - poet, refugee from a failed marriage, loner - is approaching mid-life a little battered, opting for the quiet rhythms of a hermetic life on the south coast. One night a phone call from a woman claiming to be his unknown sister awakens the ghosts of his past and opens doors he thought he had abandoned with the years. A fault line is unveiled which threatens to run backwards through everything he knows, and forwards into the fragility of a new future. Through a tangle of treacherous family secrets, from London's jazz clubs in the fifties to contemporary coastal life, Old Jazz is a surprising love story.

  • Title : The Probe
    The Probe
    • Author : Criddle, Roy
    • Narrator : Narrated and recorded by Jay Townsend. (Female)
    • System Number : S14188
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      In 1997 the British Government handed Hong Kong to the Chinese Government after 150 years as a British Colony.
      In 1997 the British Government handed Hong Kong to the Chinese Government after 150 years as a British Colony. Organised Crime cartels were uneasy about the changes that might occur and took the precaution of assessing other countries in the region as sites for their operations. Australia was one of those countries. ...

  • Title : Santorini
    Santorini
    • Author : MacLean, Alistair
    • Narrator : Narrated by Dianne Lesley and Recorded by John Smith. (Female)
    • System Number : S14288
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction,
    • Summary :
      In the heart of the Aegean Sea, a luxury yacht is on fire and sinking fast.
      In the heart of the Aegean Sea, a luxury yacht is on fire and sinking fast. Minutes later, a four-engined jet with a fire in its nose-cone crashes into the sea. Is there a sinister connection between these two tragedies? And is it an accident that the Ariadne, a NATO spy ship, is the only vessel in the vicinity - the only witness? Only Commander Talbot of the Ariadne can provide the answers as he uncovers a deadly plot involving drugs and terrorism - leading to the heart of the Pentagon.

  • Title : Cilka's Journey
    Cilka's Journey
    • Author : Morris, Heather
    • Narrator : Narrated by Suzanne O'Mahony and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Female)
    • System Number : S14445
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Historical Fiction
    • Summary :
      The sequel to the International Number One Bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz, based on a true story of love and resilience.
      The sequel to the International Number One Bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz, based on a true story of love and resilience. In 1942 Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to a desolate, brutal prison camp in Siberia known as Vorkuta, inside the Arctic Circle. Innocent and imprisoned once again, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar. When she makes an impression on a female doctor, Cilka is taken under her wing and begins to tend to the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under unimaginable conditions. Cilka finds endless resources within herself as she confronts death and faces terror, each day a battle for survival. And when she nurses a man called Aleksandr, Cilka finds that despite everything that has happened to her, there is room in her heart for love. Based on what is known of Cilka's time in Auschwitz, and on the experience of women in Siberian prison camps, Cilka's Journey is the breathtaking sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz. A powerful testament to the triumph of the human will in adversity, Cilka's Journey will make you weep, but it will also leave you with the remarkable story of one woman's fierce determination to survive, against all odds.

  • Title : The Lion in Winter : a play
    The Lion in Winter : a play
    • Author : Goldman, James
    • Narrator : Narrated by Tracey Parker, Elwyn Edwards, Alan Needham, Kerry Fasolo, Jane Gibbs and Recorded by Susie Punch. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14525
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Drama and plays, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Set during Christmas 1183 at Henry II of England's castle in Chinon, Anjou, Angevin Empire, the play opens with the arrival of Henry's wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, whom he has had imprisoned since 1173.
      Set during Christmas 1183 at Henry II of England's castle in Chinon, Anjou, Angevin Empire, the play opens with the arrival of Henry's wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, whom he has had imprisoned since 1173. The story concerns the gamesmanship between Henry, Eleanor, their three surviving sons Richard, Geoffrey, and John, and their Christmas Court guest, the King of France, Philip II Augustus (French: Philippe Auguste), who was the son of Eleanor's ex-husband, Louis VII of France (by his third wife, Adelaide). Also involved is Philip's half-sister Alais (by Louis VII's second wife Constance), who has been at court since she was betrothed to Richard at age eight, but has since become Henry's mistress.

  • Title : The Night Stalker
    The Night Stalker
    • Author : Bryndza, Robert
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd.
    • System Number : S14651
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      If the Night Stalker is watching, you’re already dead… In the dead of a swelteringly hot summer’s night, Detective Erika Foster is called to a murder scene.
      If the Night Stalker is watching, you’re already dead… In the dead of a swelteringly hot summer’s night, Detective Erika Foster is called to a murder scene. The victim, a doctor, is found suffocated in bed. His wrists are bound and his eyes bulging through a clear plastic bag tied tight over his head. A few days later, another victim is found dead, in exactly the same circumstances. As Erika and her team start digging deeper, they discover a calculated serial killer – stalking their victims before choosing the right moment to strike. The victims are all single men, with very private lives. Why are their pasts shrouded in secrecy? And what links them to the killer? As a heat wave descends upon London, Erika will do everything to stop the Night Stalker before the body count rises, even if it means risking her job. But the victims might not be the only ones being watched… Erika’s own life could be on the line.

  • Title : The Outback Heart
    The Outback Heart
    • Author : Palmer, Fiona
    • Narrator : Narrated by Margaret Harris and Recorded by Else Boon. (Female)
    • System Number : S14682
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Indianna Wilson is a country girl through and through.
      Indianna Wilson is a country girl through and through. She'll do anything she can to save her beloved home town from disappearing off the map - even if she has to die trying. She brings Troy Mitchell to her tiny outback town, with hopes that he can bring a breath of fresh air to the Saints football club and lift the wider farming community. He's just the spark they need in Hyden but it's the fire he ignites in Indi's heart that takes her by surprise. She kws he's feeling something too - why, then, does he insist on pushing her away? What is it from his dark past that's preventing them from sharing a future? As the town rallies together and their fighting spirit returns, Indi and Troy discover that sometimes life offers up a second chance - you just have to be brave enough to take it.

  • Title : Beyond Reasonable Doubt
    Beyond Reasonable Doubt
    • Author : Bell, Gary (Q.C.)
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Malcolm and Recorded by Liz Barrell. (Male)
    • System Number : S14770
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Legal stories.
    • Summary :
      Elliot Rook QC is one of the greatest barristers of his generation.
      Elliot Rook QC is one of the greatest barristers of his generation. He is also a complete fraud. Elliot Rook is the epitome of a highly successful, old Etonian QC. Or so everyone believes. In fact, he is an ex-petty criminal with a past that he has spent decades keeping secret. Until now - An unidentified young woman of Middle Eastern origin has been found murdered on the outskirts of Rook's home town. Billy Barber a violent football hooligan and white-supremacist is accused of her murder. Barber insists that Rook must defend him. If Rook refuses, Barber will expose him, bringing crashing to the ground the life and career that Rook has spent his life building. The truth is there for the finding. But at what cost?

  • Title : The wrong Callahan : Callahans of Stringybark Creek, book 1
    The wrong Callahan : Callahans of Stringybark Creek, book 1
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart.
    • System Number : S14787
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      It had been two long years since Lincoln Callahan had found himself in front of the gates to Stringybark Creek.
      It had been two long years since Lincoln Callahan had found himself in front of the gates to Stringybark Creek. He was in the army then - a lifetime ago. Linc had always been the unsettled Callahan, looking for danger, the one who couldn't wait to leave the family farm. This time he was back for his little sister, Hadley's, wedding. Linc's little brother, Griffin, was the steady son, the one who stayed at home. And now, the one who had feelings for city-girl, Cash Sullivan. For Cash, the offer to manage her best friend's luxury beauty spa had come at the right time. She knew she needed to make smarter choices in her life, starting with the men she dated. When Linc sets eyes on Cash at a family dinner, their swift attraction floors him. But Cash is his brother's girlfriend. As Linc, Griff and Cash form an uneasy triangle, each of them have personal demons to face before they can open their hearts.

  • Title : Dark Waters
    Dark Waters
    • Author : Ross, Jack
    • Narrator : Laurel Lefkow.
    • System Number : S14789
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When the partially dismembered body of a young man is found in the Florida Everglades, Deborah Jones, reporter for the 'Miami Herald', finds herself caught up in a story that has ramifications beyond anything she could have ever imagined.
      When the partially dismembered body of a young man is found in the Florida Everglades, Deborah Jones, reporter for the 'Miami Herald', finds herself caught up in a story that has ramifications beyond anything she could have ever imagined. The victim had contacted Deborah anonymously just the day before, promising her secret government documents.

  • Title : Cilka's journey
    Cilka's journey
    • Author : Morris, Heather.
    • Narrator : Louise Brealey.
    • System Number : S14793
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Her beauty saved her life - and condemned her.
      Her beauty saved her life - and condemned her. Cilka is just 16 years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia. But what choice did she have? And where did the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was sent to Auschwitz when still a child? In a Siberian prison camp, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, including the unwanted attention of the guards. But when she makes an impression on a woman doctor, Cilka is taken under her wing. Cilka begins to tend to the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under brutal conditions. Cilka finds endless resources within herself as she daily confronts death and faces terror. And when she nurses a man called Ivan, Cilka finds that despite everything that has happened to her, there is room in her heart for love.

  • Title : Dark rivers of the heart
    Dark rivers of the heart
    • Author : Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)
    • Narrator : Scott Merriman. (Male)
    • System Number : S14794
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 23 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Spencer Grant had no idea what drew him to the bar with the red door.
      Spencer Grant had no idea what drew him to the bar with the red door. He thought he would just sit down and have a beer or two. It lead to a narrow escape from a bungalow targeted by a SWAT team. It left him a wanted man. On his trail is a shadowy security agency that answers to no one and a man who considers himself an Angel of Death. But worst of all, he is on a collision course with inner demons he thought he'd buried years ago, ones that could destroy him if his enemies don't first.

  • Title : Ticktock
    Ticktock
    • Author : Koontz. Dean
    • Narrator : Graham Halstead. (Male)
    • System Number : S14795
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Suspense fiction, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      When successful detective novelist Tommy Phan finds a simple rag doll with black stitched eyes on his doorstep, his curiosity turns to fear when the doll proves sentient and deadly.
      When successful detective novelist Tommy Phan finds a simple rag doll with black stitched eyes on his doorstep, his curiosity turns to fear when the doll proves sentient and deadly.

  • Title : Midnight
    Midnight
    • Author : Koontz, Dean R (Dean Ray)
    • Narrator : J. Charles. (Male)
    • System Number : S14796
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      In picturesque Moonlight Cove, California, inexplicable deaths occur and spine-tingling terror descends to this "edge of paradise." Growing numbers of residents harbor a secret so dark it is sure to cost even more lives.
      In picturesque Moonlight Cove, California, inexplicable deaths occur and spine-tingling terror descends to this "edge of paradise." Growing numbers of residents harbor a secret so dark it is sure to cost even more lives. Tessa Lockland comes to town to probe her sister's seemingly unprompted suicide. Independent and clever, she meets up with Sam Booker, an undercover FBI agent sent to Moonlight Cove to discover the truth behind the mysterious deaths. They meet Harry Talbot, a wheelchair-bound veteran, who has seen things from his window that he was not meant to see. Together they begin to understand the depth of evil in Moonlight Cove. Chrissie Foster, a resourceful eleven-year-old, running from her parents who have suddenly changed and in whom darkness dwells, joins them. Together they make a stand against darkness and terror.

  • Title : The silent patient
    The silent patient
    • Author : Michaelides, Alex.
    • Narrator : Jack Hawkins & Louise Brealey. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14799
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet - and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine.
      Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet - and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine. She can't bear the thought of worrying Gabriel, or causing him pain. Until, late one evening, Alicia shoots Gabriel five times and then never speaks another word. Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber is convinced he can successfully treat Alicia, where all others have failed. Obsessed with investigating her crime, his discoveries suggest Alicia's silence goes far deeper than he first thought. And if she speaks, would he want to hear the truth?

  • Title : The fifth letter
    The fifth letter
    • Author : Moriarty, Nicola.
    • Narrator : Candice Moll. (Female)
    • System Number : S14801
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Four friends, four secrets and five letters.
      Four friends, four secrets and five letters. Joni, Deb, Eden and Trina have been best friends since high school, sharing a bond that has seen them through their teenage years and into adulthood. But now, time and circumstance are starting to pull them apart as careers, husbands and babies get in the way. As their yearly vacation becomes less of a priority, at least for three of the women, how can Joni find a way to draw the four of them back together? Best friends are supposed to keep your darkest secrets, but the revelations that Joni, Deb, Eden and Trina have shared will ripple through their lives with unforeseen consequences, and things will never be the same.

  • Title : The children act
    The children act
    • Author : McEwan, Ian.
    • Narrator : Lindsay Duncan. (Female)
    • System Number : S14803
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Legal stories.
    • Summary :
      Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court.
      Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now, her marriage of thirty years is in crisis. At the same time, she is called on to try an urgent case: for religious reasons, a beautiful seventeen-year-old boy, Adam, is refusing the medical treatment that could save his life, and his devout parents share his wishes. Time is running out. Should the secular court overrule sincerely held faith? In the course of reaching a decision Fiona visits Adam in hospital – an encounter which stirs long-buried feelings in her and powerful new emotions in the boy. Her judgment has momentous consequences for them both.

  • Title : Strangers
    Strangers
    • Author : Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)
    • Narrator : Dick Hill. (Male)
    • System Number : S14804
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 30 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      THEY WERE STRANGERS.
      THEY WERE STRANGERS. A handful of people. From different backgrounds, living in different towns and cities across America, they had nothing in common - except fear. THEY WERE VICTIMS. Cold and stark, an unknown terror gripped their dreams and turned their days into living nightmares. THEY WERE CHOSEN. And they could not escape. Deep in the heart of a sprawling desert, a dark memory called out to them drawing them to the Tranquility Motel - where the terrifying truth was waiting.

  • Title : The dead side of the mic : a Charles Paris mystery
    The dead side of the mic : a Charles Paris mystery
    • Author : Brett, Simon.
    • Narrator : Bill Nighy, Suzanne Burden and cast. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14806
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      Actor and reluctant sleuth Charles Paris is facing chaos on the domestic front.
      Actor and reluctant sleuth Charles Paris is facing chaos on the domestic front. He's lodging with his ex-wife Frances, and now their pregnant daughter has moved in as well. It's all a bit much. So he is over the moon when he lands a job on the BBC Radio Rep - but the ink is barely dry on his contract when a murder takes place in Broadcasting House. (BBC Radio 4 full cast audio dramatisation. First published under title: The dead side of the mike by Gollancz, London in 1980.)

  • Title : Towards zero
    Towards zero
    • Author : Christie, Agatha.
    • Narrator : Cast includes Philip Fox, Hugh Bonneville and Marcia Warren. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14807
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Drama and plays.
    • Summary :
      Lady Tresselian invites several guests to stay at her seaside house at Gull’s Point.
      Lady Tresselian invites several guests to stay at her seaside house at Gull’s Point. When one guest dies suddenly, and another is murdered in her bed, the house party is thrown into turmoil. It is left to Scotland Yard’s Detective Inspector Leach and Mr. Macwhirter, an ex-detective who happens to be another house guest, to solve the case. (BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. First broadcast 13 January 2010 ; last broadcast 3 February 2010.)

  • Title : The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
    • Author : McCall Smith, Alexander.
    • Narrator : Lisette Lecat.
    • System Number : S14811
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      This first novel in Alexander McCall Smith's widely acclaimed The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to help people with problems in their lives.
      This first novel in Alexander McCall Smith's widely acclaimed The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to help people with problems in their lives. Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone, she is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover a con man, and follow a wayward daughter. But the case that tugs at her heart, and lands her in danger, is a missing eleven-year-old boy, who may have been snatched by witchdoctors.

  • Title : If wishes were horses
    If wishes were horses
    • Author : Lane, Karly
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart & Paul-William Mawhinney.
    • System Number : S14812
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Already struggling to adjust to life after the death of her husband, Sophie Bryant nearly loses her own life when she attends a domestic dispute as a paramedic.
      Already struggling to adjust to life after the death of her husband, Sophie Bryant nearly loses her own life when she attends a domestic dispute as a paramedic. Diagnosed with a mild form of PTSD, she decides a radical change is in order and accepts a posting to the remote township of Hilsons Ridge. Soon after arrival, Sophie decides to buy and move into an old house on the outskirts of town. There she discovers the diary of a WWI light horse trooper which she becomes fascinated by. Local vet, Zac Conway, is also trying to come to terms with great loss since the death of his wife. So when Sophie brings an abandoned horse into his clinic for treatment, Zac is surprised to feel emotions for her he never expected to experience again. Another relationship isn't on the radar for Sophie, but she and Zac begin falling for each other while continuing to fight their own private battles with grief and guilt.

  • Title : Bluebird, bluebird : Highway 59, book 1
    Bluebird, bluebird : Highway 59, book 1
    • Author : Locke, Attica.
    • Narrator : J. D. Jackson.
    • System Number : S14813
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well.
      When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home. When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders--a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman--have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment. Darren must solve the crimes--and save himself in the process--before Lark's long-simmering racial fault lines erupt. A rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas, Bluebird, Bluebird is an exhilarating, timely novel about the collision of race and justice in America.

  • Title : Legion : Legion, book 1
    Legion : Legion, book 1
    • Author : Sanderson, Brandon.
    • Narrator : Oliver Wyman.
    • System Number : S14815
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      Stephen Leeds, AKA "Legion," is a man whose unique mental condition allows him to generate a multitude of personae: hallucinatory entities with a wide variety of personal characteristics and a vast array of highly specialized skills.
      Stephen Leeds, AKA "Legion," is a man whose unique mental condition allows him to generate a multitude of personae: hallucinatory entities with a wide variety of personal characteristics and a vast array of highly specialized skills. As the story begins, Leeds and his "aspects" are drawn into the search for the missing Balubal Razon, inventor of a camera whose astonishing properties could alter our understanding of human history and change the very structure of society. The action ranges from the familiar environs of America to the ancient, divided city of Jerusalem. Along the way, Sanderson touches on a formidable assortment of complex questions: the nature of time, the mysteries of the human mind, the potential uses of technology, and the volatile connection between politics and faith. Resonant, intelligent, and thoroughly absorbing, Legion is a provocative entertainment from a writer of great originality and seemingly limitless gifts.

  • Title : Lightning
    Lightning
    • Author : Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)
    • Narrator : Christopher Lane.
    • System Number : S14816
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years.
      A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years. But even more mysterious was the blond-haired stranger who appeared out of nowhere the man who saved Laura from a fatal delivery. Years later another bolt of lightning and the stranger returned, again to save Laura from tragedy. Was he the guardian angel he seemed? The devil in disguise? Or the master of a haunting destiny beyond time and space?"

  • Title : Little fires everywhere : a novel
    Little fires everywhere : a novel
    • Author : Ng, Celeste.
    • Narrator : Jennifer Lim.
    • System Number : S14817
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned -- from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead.
      In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned -- from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Mia Warren, an enigmatic artist and single mother, arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community.

  • Title : Silver : Martin Scarsden, book 2
    Silver : Martin Scarsden, book 2
    • Author : Hammer, Chris.
    • Narrator : Dorje Swallow.
    • System Number : S14818
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past.
      For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past. But now there is no escaping. He'd vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy Blonde, has inherited an old house in the seaside town and Martin knows their chance of a new life together won't come again. Martin arrives to find his best friend from school days brutally murdered, and Mandy the chief suspect. With the police curiously reluctant to pursue other suspects, Martin goes searching for the killer. And finds the past waiting for him. He's making little progress when a terrible new crime starts to reveal the truth. The media descend on Port Silver, attracted by a story that has it all: sex, drugs, celebrity and religion. Once again, Martin finds himself in the front line of reporting.

  • Title : The May Flower, and miscellaneous writings
    The May Flower, and miscellaneous writings
    • Author : Stowe, Harriet Beecher.
    • Narrator : Various.
    • System Number : S14820
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 33 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Poetry.
    • Summary :
      Included herein are 35 charming short stories or humorous sketches, some written as exercises for the literary Semi-Colon Club of Cincinnati which Stowe belonged to for years, others published in magazines of the time, and 7 religious poems.
      Included herein are 35 charming short stories or humorous sketches, some written as exercises for the literary Semi-Colon Club of Cincinnati which Stowe belonged to for years, others published in magazines of the time, and 7 religious poems. Stowe honed her expressive skills on many of these before writing her first serious novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and 30 other books that followed. They showcase her considerable skill even as a young writer, and she made good money doing it, often supporting her family. This collection, named after a flower native to the east coast, likely the Anemone hepatica, or 'May flower', should not to be confused with another collection by Stowe, The Mayflower, which provides sketches of several descendants of the Pilgrims. - Summary by Michele Fry

  • Title : Mercy : a Buchanan-Renard novel
    Mercy : a Buchanan-Renard novel
    • Author : Garwood, Julie.
    • Narrator : Christina Traister.
    • System Number : S14821
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Like his FBI-agent brother, Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career as a Justice Department attorney.
      Like his FBI-agent brother, Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career as a Justice Department attorney. At a gala ceremony in New Orleans, he is suddenly taken ill and rushed to hospital, where a brilliant and beautiful surgeon, Dr Michelle Renard, saves his life. And it's not the only life-and-death crisis that will ensnare Theo - for he is about to uncover a ring of criminals bent on preserving their secrecy at any cost.

  • Title : Dead if you don't : Roy Grace, book 14
    Dead if you don't : Roy Grace, book 14
    • Author : James, Peter.
    • Narrator : Daniel Weyman.
    • System Number : S14823
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 8 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A parent's worst nightmare is Grace's deadliest case.
      A parent's worst nightmare is Grace's deadliest case. Shortly after Kipp Brown and his teenage son, Mungo, arrive at the Amex stadium for their team's biggest-ever football game, Mungo disappears. A short while later Kipp receives a text with a ransom demand and a warning not to go to the police if he and his wife want to see their son alive again. But as a massive, covert manhunt for the boy and his kidnappers begins, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace starts to realise that not all is what it seems.

  • Title : Maelstrom : sometimes the evidence lies
    Maelstrom : sometimes the evidence lies
    • Author : MacConnell, Michael.
    • Narrator : Sean Mangan. (Male)
    • System Number : S14824
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Special Agent Sarah Reilly is the daughter of an FBI legend.
      Special Agent Sarah Reilly is the daughter of an FBI legend. Her father made his reputation hunting down one of America's worst serial predators. Now it's her turn. A monster is cruising the east coast. One who has stalked the United States for three decades, claiming countless victims. A chameleon who has found a fatal flaw in the forensic profiler's art. At the same time, someone is hunting down and eliminating serial killers with mechanical precision. A hunter with uncanny skill, limitless resources and lethal determination. With the serial killer's interest in her growing, and the hunter drawing closer to his ultimate prey, time is running out. To save what is most precious to her, Sarah will have to enter the maelstrom or face her darkest fears.

  • Title : The last mile : Amos Decker, book 2
    The last mile : Amos Decker, book 2
    • Author : Baldacci, David.
    • Narrator : Kyf Brewer and Orlagh Cassidy. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14825
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Melvin Mars awaits his fate on Death Row.
      Melvin Mars awaits his fate on Death Row. He was one of America's most promising football stars until, aged twenty-years-old, he was arrested and convicted for the murder of his parents just as he was due to begin a very lucrative contract with the NFL. When Amos Decker, newly appointed special agent with the FBI, hears the news that Melvin was saved in the final seconds before his execution because someone has confessed to the killings, he persuades his boss to allow him to carry out an investigation into the Mars murders.

  • Title : The mystery of Swordfish Reef : Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, book 7
    The mystery of Swordfish Reef : Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, book 7
    • Author : Upfield, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Narrator : Peter Hosking. (Male)
    • System Number : S14826
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      An intriguing case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte begins on a calm October day in an Australian seaside town.
      An intriguing case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte begins on a calm October day in an Australian seaside town. Three men set out to sea for a day's fishing ... and do not return. Despite intensive searches, no trace of the men or their boat is found until, weeks later, a passing trawler hauls in a gruesome catch - the head of one of the missing fishermen. It is quite clear that its owner was murdered with a pistol bullet. But by whom, and why, is for Bony to find out.

  • Title : Grown ups
    Grown ups
    • Author : Keyes, Marian.
    • Narrator : Marian Keyes. (Female)
    • System Number : S14828
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      They're a glamorous family, the Caseys.
      They're a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together - birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they're a happy family. Johnny's wife, Jessie - who has the most money - insists on it. Under the surface, though, conditions are murkier. While some people clash, other people like each other far too much. Everything stays under control until Ed's wife Cara, gets concussion and can't keep her thoughts to herself. One careless remark at Johnny's birthday party, with the entire family present, starts Cara spilling out all their secrets. In the subsequent unravelling, every one of the adults finds themselves wondering if it's time - finally - to grow up?

  • Title : The diary of a nobody
    The diary of a nobody
    • Author : Grossmith, George.
    • Narrator : Terrence Hardiman.
    • System Number : S14829
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mr.
      Mr. Pooter's diary is a faithful record of his daily grind in respectable suburbia and the city office. It tells of his constant war against insolent tradesmen and impudent junior clerks, his incomprehensible son Lupin, and his overwhelming feeling that the biggest joke is on him.

  • Title : Shadows of self
    Shadows of self
    • Author : Sanderson, Brandon
    • Narrator : Michael Kramer. (Male)
    • System Number : S14830
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction
    • Summary :
      Picking up the action about a year later [from The Alloy of Law], Shadows of Self shows us much more about how the Mistborn world and society are evolving as technology and magic mix, the economy grows, democracy contends with corruption, and religion becomes a growing cultural force, with four faiths competing for believers.
      Picking up the action about a year later [from The Alloy of Law], Shadows of Self shows us much more about how the Mistborn world and society are evolving as technology and magic mix, the economy grows, democracy contends with corruption, and religion becomes a growing cultural force, with four faiths competing for believers. This bustling, optimistic, but still shaky society now faces its first instance of terrorism, crimes intended to stir up labor strife and religious conflict. Wax and Wayne, assisted by the lovely, brilliant Marasi, must unravel the conspiracy before civil strife stops Scadrial's progress in its tracks.

  • Title : Morse's greatest mystery and other stories : Inspector Morse
    Morse's greatest mystery and other stories : Inspector Morse
    • Author : Dexter, Colin.
    • Narrator : Samuel West.
    • System Number : S14834
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Morse had solved so many mysteries in his life.
      Morse had solved so many mysteries in his life. Was he now, he wondered, beginning to glimpse the solution to the greatest mystery of them all? How can the discovery of a short story by a beautiful Oxford graduate lead Chief Inspector Morse to her murderer? What awaits Morse and Lewis in Room 231 of the Randolph Hotel? Why does a theft at Christmas lead the detective to look upon the festive season with uncharacteristic goodwill? And what happens when Morse himself falls victim to a brilliantly executed crime? Morse's Greatest Mystery and Other Stories is a dazzling collection of short stories from Inspector Morse's creator, Colin Dexter. It includes six ingenious cases for the fictional detective, plus five other tantalizingly original tales to delight all lovers of classic crime fiction.

  • Title : Mary Kate : Tarabeg, book 2
    Mary Kate : Tarabeg, book 2
    • Author : Dorries, Nadine.
    • Narrator : Avena Wallace.
    • System Number : S14835
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Liverpool, 1963.
      Liverpool, 1963. Mary Kate Malone is seventeen and bitterly unhappy that her father has married again after the death of her mother. On her last day at school, she decides to leave home in Tarabeg on the west coast of Ireland and head for Liverpool to find her mother's sister. But absolutely nothing goes to plan. Within hours of disembarking, she finds herself penniless and alone, with no place to stay and no idea how she will survive. Meanwhile, back in Ireland, where old sins cast long shadows, a long-buried secret is about to come to light and a day of reckoning, in the shape of a stranger from America, will set an unstoppable chain of events in motion.

  • Title : Mitosis : a Reckoners story
    Mitosis : a Reckoners story
    • Author : Sanderson, Brandon.
    • Narrator : MacLeod Andrews.
    • System Number : S14836
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Short stories.
    • Summary :
      From New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson's action-packed novel Steelheart comes Mitosis, a short story set in the world of The Reckoners series.
      From New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson's action-packed novel Steelheart comes Mitosis, a short story set in the world of The Reckoners series. Epics still plague Newcago, but David and the Reckoners have vowed to fight back. Catch all the action before, Firefight, the exciting sequel to Steelheart, hits shelves in fall 2014.

  • Title : Shadows in heaven : Tarabeg, book 1
    Shadows in heaven : Tarabeg, book 1
    • Author : Dorries, Nadine.
    • Narrator : Avena Wallace.
    • System Number : S14837
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In post-war Ballymara, two women are waiting for ambitious Michael Malone to return home.
      In post-war Ballymara, two women are waiting for ambitious Michael Malone to return home. Rosie is the local schoolteacher and most people think she is promised to him. Just a few have guessed that he has secretly begun to woo Sarah, whose brutal fisherman father would kill her if he knew. Both Rosie and Sarah love Michael, both hope to become his wife and their lives will interweave in a tale of tangled secrets, old promises and new feuds. Michael Malone's choice will have fateful consequences for everyone - especially, in due course, for his young daughter.

  • Title : The Scotsman who saved me : Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen, book 1
    The Scotsman who saved me : Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen, book 1
    • Author : Howell, Hannah.
    • Narrator : Justine Eyre.
    • System Number : S14839
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A brutal attack on Emily Stanton's family has left her for dead...
      A brutal attack on Emily Stanton's family has left her for dead... until she is found in the woods by a handsome stranger with a thick brogue who vows to protect her. There's only one problem: As a woman with a noble English background, she has no business keeping company with such a man. For Scotsman Iain MacEnroy, Emily's high-tone accent is a bitter reminder of the oppressive regime he left behind. The last thing he needs is to be burdened by the needs of a beautiful, blue-eyed Englishwoman. But taking care of elegant, educated Emily begins to transform Iain in ways he never imagined. Could it be that the deep divisions from the old world no longer apply in the new - and that Iain and Emily can share a passion as lush and wild as the Scottish highlands themselves?

  • Title : When you love a Scotsman : Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen, book 2
    When you love a Scotsman : Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen, book 2
    • Author : Howell, Hannah.
    • Narrator : Justine Eyre.
    • System Number : S14840
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      With danger closing in from all sides, Abigail Jenson works tirelessly to protect her small Missouri farm.
      With danger closing in from all sides, Abigail Jenson works tirelessly to protect her small Missouri farm. She doesn't require saving--but a handsome officer appears on horseback just as ruthless marauders set her cabin ablaze. With nowhere else to turn, Abigail allows the soldier with the seductive Highlander's gaze to escort her to shelter in a nearby town. Matthew MacEnroy was reluctant to join his adopted nation's conflict--until an enemy attack wounded two of his brothers. Bravely doing battle has its price when a proud, independent beauty comes under his watch--no military man can risk the powerful emotions their attraction has unleashed. But when Matthew himself is caught in the crossfire, Abigail leads their long journey home to MacEnroy valley--and her caring touch sparks the promise of a bold future together.

  • Title : Quantum of solace : the complete James Bond short stories
    Quantum of solace : the complete James Bond short stories
    • Author : Fleming, Ian.
    • Narrator : Simon Vance.
    • System Number : S14843
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Spy stories, Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Bringing together all of the James Bond short stories in one volume for the first time, this is the ultimate celebration of suave and deadly secret agent 007.
      Bringing together all of the James Bond short stories in one volume for the first time, this is the ultimate celebration of suave and deadly secret agent 007. Whether he's making an unexpected discovery in the Bahamas, hunting down a Cuban hit man in wild country, smashing an international drug ring in Rome, or on the trail of a murderous assassin in Berlin's sniper alley, dangerous missions and beautiful women come with the job for James Bond. And this agent is always a consummate professional.

  • Title : Spitfire girl
    Spitfire girl
    • Author : Baxter, Lily.
    • Narrator : Penelope Freeman.
    • System Number : S14844
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      It is 1940 and Britain is at war.
      It is 1940 and Britain is at war. In London, eighteen-year-old Susan Banks longs to do her duty. Her secret ambition is to learn to fly. Just as she fears she will be trapped forever in a life of servitude, she meets Tony Richards, a flying instructor based in Hampshire. Forced to flee London, Susan works hard to earn her keep, and her friendship with Tony - now recalled. But then she receives devastating news - Tony is missing in action. Susan wonders if she'll ever see the man she loves again and realise her dream of becoming a Spitfire girl...

  • Title : I will send rain
    I will send rain
    • Author : Meadows, Rae.
    • Narrator : Emily Sutton-Smith.
    • System Number : S14845
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      It's 1934 and the Bell farm in Mulehead, Oklahoma is struggling as the earliest storms of The Dust Bowl descend.
      It's 1934 and the Bell farm in Mulehead, Oklahoma is struggling as the earliest storms of The Dust Bowl descend. All around them the wheat harvests are drying out and people are packing up their belongings as storms lay waste to the Great Plains. As the Bells wait for the rains to come, Annie and each member of her family are pulled in different directions. Annie's fragile young son, Fred, suffers from dust pneumonia; her headstrong daughter, Birdie, flush with first love, is choosing a dangerous path out of Mulehead; and Samuel, her husband, is plagued by disturbing dreams of rain. As Annie, desperate for an escape of her own, flirts with the affections of an unlikely admirer, she must choose who she is going to become.

  • Title : The king of Elfland's daughter
    The king of Elfland's daughter
    • Author : Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron.
    • Narrator : Michele Fry.
    • System Number : S14847
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      A young prince ventures into a mysterious forest in search of the land of Faerie and of a princess bride, in one of the landmarks of modern fantasy fiction.
      A young prince ventures into a mysterious forest in search of the land of Faerie and of a princess bride, in one of the landmarks of modern fantasy fiction.

  • Title : The old ladies
    The old ladies
    • Author : Walpole, Hugh.
    • Narrator : David Wales.
    • System Number : S14848
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 58 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      “Quite a number of years ago there was an old rickety building on the rock above Seatown in Polchester, and it was one of a number in an old grass-grown square known as Pontippy Square.
      “Quite a number of years ago there was an old rickety building on the rock above Seatown in Polchester, and it was one of a number in an old grass-grown square known as Pontippy Square. In this house at one time or another lived three old ladies,… It was a windy, creaky, rain-bitten dwelling-place for three old ladies….” (excerpt from the book) During the mid 1920s Walpole produced two of his best-known novels in the macabre vein that he drew on from time to time, exploring the fascination of fear and cruelty. The Old Ladies (1924) is a study of a timid elderly spinster exploited and eventually frightened to death by a predatory widow.

  • Title : The noise of time
    The noise of time
    • Author : Barnes, Julian.
    • Narrator : Daniel Philpott.
    • System Number : S14851
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich--Julian Barnes's first novel since his best-selling, Booker Prize-winning The Sense of an Ending. 1936: Shostakovich, just thirty, fears for his livelihood and his life.
      A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich--Julian Barnes's first novel since his best-selling, Booker Prize-winning The Sense of an Ending. 1936: Shostakovich, just thirty, fears for his livelihood and his life. Stalin, hitherto a distant figure, has taken a sudden interest in his work and denounced his latest opera. Now, certain he will be exiled to Siberia (or, more likely, shot dead on the spot), he reflects on his predicament, his personal history, his parents, various women and wives, his children all of those hanging in the balance of his fate. And though a stroke of luck prevents him from becoming yet another casualty of the Great Terror, for years to come he will be held fast under the thumb of despotism: made to represent Soviet values at a cultural conference in New York City, forced into joining the Party, and compelled, constantly, to weigh appeasing those in power against the integrity of his music. Barnes elegantly guides us through the trajectory of Shostakovich's career, at the same time illuminating the tumultuous evolution of the Soviet Union. The result is both a stunning portrait of a relentlessly fascinating man and a brilliant meditation on the meaning of art and its place in society.

  • Title : 4 SF stories by C. M. Kornbluth
    4 SF stories by C. M. Kornbluth
    • Author : Kornbluth, C. M. (Cyril M.)
    • Narrator : Phil Chenevert. (Male)
    • System Number : S14852
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories, Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Four nifty Science Fiction stories by the great C.
      Four nifty Science Fiction stories by the great C. M. Kornbluth. Contents: The Adventurer, The Altar at Midnight, With these Hands, The Marching Morons.

  • Title : Cripps, the carrier : a woodland tale
    Cripps, the carrier : a woodland tale
    • Author : Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge)
    • Narrator : Keith Salis.
    • System Number : S14854
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Esther Cripps, the younger sister of the Carrier, Zacchary Cripps, witnesses the disposal of what appears to be the body of the only daughter, Grace, of Squire Oglander of Oxford.
      Esther Cripps, the younger sister of the Carrier, Zacchary Cripps, witnesses the disposal of what appears to be the body of the only daughter, Grace, of Squire Oglander of Oxford. Grace's suitor, Russell Overshute, is not convinced with the Coroner's inquiry, and enlists the Carrier to help him investigate the situation. - Summary by Keith Salis

  • Title : Digger Smith
    Digger Smith
    • Author : Dennis, C. J. (Clarence James)
    • Narrator : Son of the Exiles.
    • System Number : S14855
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Poetry.
    • Summary :
      “Digger Smith” is a series of narrative poems about an Australian soldier coming home in the closing months of the Great War minus a leg and with “ANZAC eyes” ...
      “Digger Smith” is a series of narrative poems about an Australian soldier coming home in the closing months of the Great War minus a leg and with “ANZAC eyes” ... what a later war would call “The Thousand Yard Stare”. Despite his post-traumatic stress disorder, Digger Smith sets about ministering to everybody’s troubles but his own ... his internal conviction that his amputee status will make him seem “half a man” in the eyes of the lady love he left behind when he went off to the War. Oh Digger Smith, how little faith you have in woman... - Summary by Son of the Exiles

  • Title : Nada the lily
    Nada the lily
    • Author : Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider)
    • Narrator : Phil Benson.
    • System Number : S14858
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A classic tale of love and revenge set in the Zulu Kingdom of present-day KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.
      A classic tale of love and revenge set in the Zulu Kingdom of present-day KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. A work of fiction loosely woven around actual historical events, Nada the Lily is unusual in the literature of the British empire for its cast of entirely black African characters. Narrated by Mopo, witch-doctor to the legendary Zulu king, Chaka, and featuring a spectral wolf pack and a cave that becomes a tomb, the novel continues in the spirit of the Alan Quatermain novels that made H. Rider Haggard the best-selling author of the nineteenth century. Nada the Lily was republished in the 1970s as the twentieth volume in the celebrated Newcastle Forgotten Fantasy Library, which included nine of Haggard's works. - Summary by Phil Benson

  • Title : Nami-ko : a realistic novel [The cuckoo]
    Nami-ko : a realistic novel [The cuckoo]
    • Author : Tokutomi, Kenjiro (Roka)
    • Narrator : Availle.
    • System Number : S14859
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 24 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Nami-ko, a young woman of a noble Japanese family, has recently married the naval officer Takeo, the only heir of a friend of her father's.
      Nami-ko, a young woman of a noble Japanese family, has recently married the naval officer Takeo, the only heir of a friend of her father's. The couple is very happy together and Takeo is doing everything to create the perfect life for his wife, even more so when she contracts tuberculosis. Takeo's mother, however, sees Nami's illness as a threat to the survival of the family line. Egged on by Chijiwa, a spurned lover of Nami's and Takeo's cousin, she uses her son's absence to send Nami back to her family, thus effecting a divorce. Upon his return, Takeo is furious, but, unable to undo the divorce, he goes off to the front line in the war with China. Meanwhile, Nami is getting worse, and her only wish is to be able to see Takeo one more time... This is the best known novel by Kenjiro (pen-name: Roka) Tokutomi. Written in 1899 as Hototogisu (The Cuckoo), it deals with the life of the upper classes in the early years after the Meiji Restoration, when Japan was torn between ancient traditions and modern Western influences. The novel was translated several times soon after its publication. This translation is by Sakae Shioya and E. F. Edgett from 1904. (Summary by Availle)

  • Title : The sealed message
    The sealed message
    • Author : Hume, Fergus.
    • Narrator : Celine Major.
    • System Number : S14860
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A mysterious message on a record is found sealed in a cylinder.
      A mysterious message on a record is found sealed in a cylinder. A heroine straight out of a fairy-tale is kept secluded by a guardian with questionable motives. Add a murder, a gallant and fearless hero to the rescue and you have all the ingredients necessary to make this a very entertaining little mystery by acclaimed British author Fergus Hume! - Summary by Celine Major

  • Title : Children and fire
    Children and fire
    • Author : Hegi, Ursula.
    • Narrator : Ursula Hegi.
    • System Number : S14861
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction, War stories.
    • Summary :
      Protecting her beloved students from the devastating world outside of their 1934 Berlin classroom, Thekla Köppen sacrifices some of her personal freedoms to retain her teaching position until activities within Hitler's early regime test her moral courage.
      Protecting her beloved students from the devastating world outside of their 1934 Berlin classroom, Thekla Köppen sacrifices some of her personal freedoms to retain her teaching position until activities within Hitler's early regime test her moral courage.

  • Title : The doll maker
    The doll maker
    • Author : Sarban
    • Narrator : Gabrielle De Cuir. (Female)
    • System Number : S14863
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      Clare Lydgate is a young woman studying at boarding school for her Oxford scholarship examinations.
      Clare Lydgate is a young woman studying at boarding school for her Oxford scholarship examinations. In the evenings, she escapes the school grounds by climbing over the wall of Brackenbine Hall. It is here that she encounters the charismatic and mysterious Niall Sterne, the "Doll Maker." This is a subtle, intelligent, and compelling tale of horror.

  • Title : Olga Romanoff : [the syren of the skies]
    Olga Romanoff : [the syren of the skies]
    • Author : Griffith, George Chetwynd.
    • Narrator : Craig Franklin.
    • System Number : S14864
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Olga Romanoff is a science fiction novel by the English writer George Griffith, first published as The Syren of the Skies in Pearson's Weekly.
      Olga Romanoff is a science fiction novel by the English writer George Griffith, first published as The Syren of the Skies in Pearson's Weekly. The novel continues (from The Angel of the Revolution) the tale of a worldwide brotherhood of anarchists fighting the world armed with fantastical airships, ending on an apocalyptic note as a comet smashes into the earth.

  • Title : Stories by English authors: London : selected by Scribners
    Stories by English authors: London : selected by Scribners
    • Author : Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew)
    • Narrator : Kirsten Wever.
    • System Number : S14865
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      This book collects seven short stories by some of England's best turn-of-the-(last)-century's writers.
      This book collects seven short stories by some of England's best turn-of-the-(last)-century's writers. Contents: The Inconsiderate Waiter by J. M. Barrie, The Black Poodle by F. Anstey, That Brute Simmons by Arthur Morrison, The Rose of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill, An Idyl of London by Beatrice Harraden, The Omnibus by Quiller-Couch, The Hired Baby by Marie Corelli.

  • Title : The gambler
    The gambler
    • Author : Thurston, Katherine Cecil.
    • Narrator : Simon Evers.
    • System Number : S14866
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The book follows the life of Clodagh Asshlin, an Irish girl brought up with her younger sister by her spendthrift father in the wilds of the Irish countryside.
      The book follows the life of Clodagh Asshlin, an Irish girl brought up with her younger sister by her spendthrift father in the wilds of the Irish countryside. When her father dies, she marries the much older friend of her father who pays off all the family’s debts. They move to Italy, where Clodagh falls in with a fast crowd where she is easily led by her naivete and youth down the wrong paths. However, eventually she sees sense and her life takes a turn for the better. - Summary by Simon Evers

  • Title : The wench is dead : Inspector Morse, book 8
    The wench is dead : Inspector Morse, book 8
    • Author : Dexter, Colin.
    • Narrator : Samuel West.
    • System Number : S14868
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      That night he dreamed in Technicolor.
      That night he dreamed in Technicolor. He saw the ochre-skinned, scantily clad siren in her black, arrowed stockings. And in Morse's muddled computer of a mind, that siren took the name of one Joanna Franks. The body of Joanna Franks was found at Duke's Cut on the Oxford Canal at about 5:30am on Wednesday, 22nd of June 1859. At around 10:15am on a Saturday morning in 1989 the body of Chief Inspector Morse, though very much alive, was removed to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital. Treatment for a perforated ulcer was later pronounced successful. As Morse begins his recovery he comes across an account of the investigation and the trial that followed Joanna Franks' death, and becomes convinced that the two men hanged for her murder were innocent.

  • Title : The house on Willow Street
    The house on Willow Street
    • Author : Kelly, Cathy.
    • Narrator : Amy Creighton. (Female)
    • System Number : S14880
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      In the sleepy Irish coastal town of Avalon the big house on Willow Street has stood for generations.
      In the sleepy Irish coastal town of Avalon the big house on Willow Street has stood for generations. The big house is up for sale, and with it, its memories, especially for Cashel, who returns to the town with the ghosts of the distant past - and the woman he swore to forget - still haunting him. Follows the past lives and loves of Mara, Tess, Suki and Danae.

  • Title : The angel of the revolution : a tale of the coming terror
    The angel of the revolution : a tale of the coming terror
    • Author : Griffith, George Chetwynd.
    • Narrator : Kevin Green. (Male)
    • System Number : S14882
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Angel of the Revolution: A Tale of the Coming Terror (1893) is a science fiction novel by English writer George Griffith.
      The Angel of the Revolution: A Tale of the Coming Terror (1893) is a science fiction novel by English writer George Griffith. It was his first published novel and remains his most famous work. It was first published in Pearson's Weekly and was prompted by the success of The Great War of 1892 in Black and White magazine, which was itself inspired by The Battle of Dorking. A lurid mix of Jules Verne's futuristic air warfare fantasies, the utopian visions of News from Nowhere and the future war invasion literature of Chesney and his imitators, it tells the tale of a group of terrorists who conquer the world through airship warfare.

  • Title : The forgery ; or, Best intentions
    The forgery ; or, Best intentions
    • Author : James, G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford)
    • Narrator : Lynne Thompson. (Female)
    • System Number : S14883
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Humphrey Scriven is a fine, genial, mercantile man, left widowed to raise three daughters and a son.
      Humphrey Scriven is a fine, genial, mercantile man, left widowed to raise three daughters and a son. Two of the daughters marry well although happiness is not enduring. The other defers her marriage, knowing her father disapproves of her choice. The son is a disappointment to his father -- his character is not as generous or kind. However, in time, this son inherits the business, with the exception of a portion left to a trusted clerk, Mr. Hayley.

  • Title : The fortune hunter : a novel of New York society
    The fortune hunter : a novel of New York society
    • Author : Ritchie, Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt.
    • Narrator : Kelly S. Taylor. (Female)
    • System Number : S14884
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mowatt wrote The Fortune Hunter to be submitted to a contest held by the New World newspaper. (The novel won the $100 prize.) Contest rules dictated that the title of the work, that the setting had to be New York, and that the text had to be completed within six months.
      Mowatt wrote The Fortune Hunter to be submitted to a contest held by the New World newspaper. (The novel won the $100 prize.) Contest rules dictated that the title of the work, that the setting had to be New York, and that the text had to be completed within six months. So, recycling a few characters from short stories written under the pen name “Helen Berkeley,” Mowatt quickly created a tale that started with two fashionable fellows in search of wealthy wives -- Brainard and Ellery. They, in turn, are pursued by the inexorable debt collector, Mr. Badger. Then the reader is introduced to the objects of the bachelors’ chase, the Clinton sisters. The elder sister, Rachel, has become so disgusted with this cynical game of fortune hunting that she has decided to renounce her claim to her portion of her father’s fortune to escape the mendacity of suitors like Brainard and Ellery. Ester, the melodramatic, Byron-quoting, younger sister (who is now trying to go by the name Estelle) is perfectly happy to play the game, as long as it is by the rules she sets. Love is no game to Miss Arria Walton, the penniless orphan ward of the Clinton’s father and best friend of the sisters, who is desperately in love with young Dr. Edgar Chadwick. Rapid twists and turns of fate and sudden reversals of fortune characterize the plot of this comic melodrama that is part Jane Austen, part Charles Dickens, but establishes a delightful Victorian Americana flavoring all of its own. - Summary by Kelly S. Taylor

  • Title : The lost parchment : a detective story
    The lost parchment : a detective story
    • Author : Hume, Fergus.
    • Narrator : Sharon Kilmer. (Female)
    • System Number : S14885
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Murder and mayhem turn a quiet English village on its head.
      Murder and mayhem turn a quiet English village on its head.

  • Title : Everyone loves a hero : and that's the problem
    Everyone loves a hero : and that's the problem
    • Author : Force, Marie.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby.
    • System Number : S14886
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Reluctantly famous, First Officer Cole Langston finds that being in the spotlight has its advantages-until he meets Olivia.
      Reluctantly famous, First Officer Cole Langston finds that being in the spotlight has its advantages-until he meets Olivia. Having women throw themselves at him everywhere he goes becomes a serious problem when he's trying to convince her that she's the one. Olivia has trouble trusting a guy like Cole, and everywhere she turns she sees reasons to run. But he's the only man who has ever seemed to understand her as an artist and as a woman.

  • Title : Life, the universe and everything : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 3
    Life, the universe and everything : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 3
    • Author : Adams, Douglas.
    • Narrator : Martin Freeman. (Male)
    • System Number : S14888
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction, Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      After a series of events which have involved Arthur Dent being alternately blown up and insulted in more bizarre regions of the Galaxy than he has ever dreamt existed, he finds himself stranded on Prehistoric Earth.
      After a series of events which have involved Arthur Dent being alternately blown up and insulted in more bizarre regions of the Galaxy than he has ever dreamt existed, he finds himself stranded on Prehistoric Earth. Luckily an amazing rescue by Ford Prefect and a time eddy, cleverly disguised as a sofa, lands them in the middle of Lords two days before the world is due to end. It's just not cricket.

  • Title : Shelter in place
    Shelter in place
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : January LaVoy. (Female)
    • System Number : S14889
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A public shooting at a mall continues to scar survivors years later.
      A public shooting at a mall continues to scar survivors years later. But one person wasn't satisfied with the shockingly high death toll. And as the survivors slowly heal and rebuild, they will discover that another conspirator is lying in wait, and this time, there might be nowhere safe to hide.

  • Title : Mostly harmless : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 5
    Mostly harmless : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 5
    • Author : Adams, Douglas.
    • Narrator : Martin Freeman. (Male)
    • System Number : S14890
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction, Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Depressed and alone, Arthur finally settles on the small planet Lamuella and becomes a sandwich maker.
      Depressed and alone, Arthur finally settles on the small planet Lamuella and becomes a sandwich maker. Looking forward to a quiet life, his plans are thrown awry by the unexpected arrival of his daughter. There's nothing worse than a frustrated teenager with a copy of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in their hands. When she runs away, Arthur goes after her, determined to save her from the horrors of the universe. After all, he's encountered most of them before.

  • Title : So long, and thanks for all the fish : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 4
    So long, and thanks for all the fish : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 4
    • Author : Adams, Douglas.
    • Narrator : Martin Freeman. (Male)
    • System Number : S14892
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction, Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      There is a knack to flying.
      There is a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. It's not an easy thing to do and Arthur Dent thinks he's the only human who's been able to master this nifty little trick, until he meets Fenchurch, the girl of his dreams. Fenchurch knows how the world could be made a good and happy place. Unfortunately she's forgotten. Convinced that the secret lies within God's Final Message to His Creation they go in search of it. And, in a dramatic break with tradition, actually find it.

  • Title : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 1
    The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 1
    • Author : Adams, Douglas.
    • Narrator : Stephen Fry. (Male)
    • System Number : S14894
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction, Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass.
      One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. It's the final straw for Arthur Dent, who has already had his house bulldozed that morning. But for Arthur, that is only the beginning. In the seconds before global obliteration, Arthur is plucked from the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, and together the pair venture out across the galaxy on the craziest, strangest road trip of all time.

  • Title : The restaurant at the end of the universe : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 2
    The restaurant at the end of the universe : The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, book 2
    • Author : Adams, Douglas.
    • Narrator : Martin Freeman. (Male)
    • System Number : S14895
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction, Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      If you've done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliaways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe?
      If you've done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliaways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe? Which is exactly what the crew of the Heart of Gold plan to do. There's just the small matter of escaping the Vogans, avoiding being taken to the most totally evil world in the Galaxy and teaching a space ship how to make a proper cup of tea. And did anyone actually make a reservation?

  • Title : The eternity gate : the Timekeepers, book 2
    The eternity gate : the Timekeepers, book 2
    • Author : Harding, Traci.
    • Narrator : Rupert Degas. (Male)
    • System Number : S14896
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 59 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      One false step could undo everything the Timekeepers hope to accomplish.
      One false step could undo everything the Timekeepers hope to accomplish. Earth's ancient past; the future of the planet Kila, the Timekeepers' universe of origin; the primordial era when the Neflim first ruled the galaxy; and a timeless universe of utter darkness, these are all periods vital to advancing human consciousness. After surviving ancient Zhou, the Timekeepers' efforts turn to rescuing the planet Kila from its ill-fated future. But a mishap in the remote mountains of Tibet before departure provides a nemesis with the perfect opportunity to launch a time-hopping vendetta against them. There is nowhere in this universe to hide. The discovery of a gate thought to lead to several universes promises more than just the means to undermine their stalker; it offers the chance to remember their lives as the Grigori, who once dwelt with the fallem Elohim, in the dark universe beyond the Eternity Gate.

  • Title : The troubadour's romance
    The troubadour's romance
    • Author : Carr, Robyn.
    • Narrator : Anne Flosnik. (Female)
    • System Number : S14897
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      In the safety of her adoptive father's estate, south of London, Felise Scelfton is raised oblivious to the power of her beauty and rumors of her dowry.
      In the safety of her adoptive father's estate, south of London, Felise Scelfton is raised oblivious to the power of her beauty and rumors of her dowry. But when the knights of Windsor court brandish their swords and bid for her hand, Felise realizes she'd better keep her flirtatious tongue in check, lest her jests be taken as vows. Little does Felise know that King Henry II has already decided her fate - his royal command gives her hand to Sir Royce Leighton, the scarred and brooding lord of Segeland, in order to seal a political alliance. Despite the arranged marriage, desire blooms between the newlyweds and Royce finds his bitter memories fading in the presence of his alluring and nurturing young wife. But the King hasn't had his last word just yet, and old suitors seek revenge. Court scandals are never simply forgotten and Felise and Royce must decide if their love can withstand the cruelest of betrayals.

  • Title : In search of treasure
    In search of treasure
    • Author : Alger, Horatio, Jr.
    • Narrator : Warren Kati. (Male)
    • System Number : S14899
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Guy Fenwick is a bright boy of 16 who lives with his clergyman father near New Bedford, Massachusetts.
      Guy Fenwick is a bright boy of 16 who lives with his clergyman father near New Bedford, Massachusetts. Guy receives permission from his father to examine the contents of an old chest in the attic where Guy discovers clues to the location of a pirate treasure buried on a remote island in the Indian Ocean. Guy would dearly love to find the treasure to help financially support his father. Luckily, Guy’s father has a friend who is a sea captain and happens to be heading to Bombay. Guy travels to Bombay as a passenger and, while in Bombay, a life-changing event occurs. Will Guy’s honesty, righteousness and business acumen help him to foil bullies and win the respect of those who could aid him in his quest? Will some of these men turn on him? Join Guy on his journey in search of treasure. (Summary by Warren Kati)

  • Title : Ashton-Kirk, investigator
    Ashton-Kirk, investigator
    • Author : McIntyre, John Thomas.
    • Narrator : Pete Milan. (Male)
    • System Number : S14900
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ashton-Kirk, who has solved so many mysteries, is himself something of a problem even to those who know him best.
      Ashton-Kirk, who has solved so many mysteries, is himself something of a problem even to those who know him best. Although young, wealthy, and of high social position, he is nevertheless an indefatigable worker in his chosen field. He smiles when men call him a detective. "No; only an investigator," he says.

  • Title : The rough road
    The rough road
    • Author : Locke, William John.
    • Narrator : Simon Evers. (Male)
    • System Number : S14901
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, War stories.
    • Summary :
      The book tells the story of "Doggie" Trevor, who, having been wrapped in cotton wool since babyhood, becomes a snobbish rich dilettante.
      The book tells the story of "Doggie" Trevor, who, having been wrapped in cotton wool since babyhood, becomes a snobbish rich dilettante. All this changes as World War I begins and Doggie takes a commission in the Army – with near disastrous results. However, he takes stock of his life and later signs on as a simple English Tommy. He fights in France alongside his friends and the book tells of his improving fortunes, his engagement to equally snobbish Peggy, and his adventures amidst the horrors of life in the trenches – and the unexpected consequences, as he travels the rough road to a happy conclusion. - Summary by Simon Evers

  • Title : Capitol murder : Ben Kincaid, book 14
    Capitol murder : Ben Kincaid, book 14
    • Author : Bernhardt, William.
    • Narrator : Stephen Hoye. (Male)
    • System Number : S14902
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Detective and mystery fiction, Legal stories.
    • Summary :
      Kincaid’s legal success has earned him a dubious reward: a journey through the looking glass into the Beltway.
      Kincaid’s legal success has earned him a dubious reward: a journey through the looking glass into the Beltway. Here, in the heart of the nation’s capital, a powerful U.S. senator has been caught first in a sordid sex scandal, then in a case of murder. William Bernhardt’s bestselling novels featuring Oklahoma defense attorney Ben Kincaid capture the bare-knuckles reality of high-stakes criminal defense, as lofty ideals of justice clash with power, corruption, and wealth. In Capitol Murder, Bernhardt’s hard-charging hero takes on his most shocking, headline-making case yet.

  • Title : Henrietta who? : Inspector Sloan, book 2
    Henrietta who? : Inspector Sloan, book 2
    • Author : Aird, Catherine.
    • Narrator : Robin Bailey. (Male)
    • System Number : S14903
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Life for Henrietta Jenkins was a quiet, well-ordered affair.
      Life for Henrietta Jenkins was a quiet, well-ordered affair. But her life changed dramatically when, just before her 21st birthday, her mother's body was found, apparently the victim of a hit-and run driver. Not only did the case turn into a murder hunt, but the post mortem revealed that Grace Jenkins had never had any children. In which case, who was Henrietta?

  • Title : Love you dead : Roy Grace, book 12
    Love you dead : Roy Grace, book 12
    • Author : James, Peter.
    • Narrator : Daniel Weyman. (Male)
    • System Number : S14904
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      An ugly duckling as a child, Jodie Bentley had two dreams in life - to be beautiful and rich.
      An ugly duckling as a child, Jodie Bentley had two dreams in life - to be beautiful and rich. She's achieved the first, with a little help from a plastic surgeon, and now she's working hard on the second. Her philosophy on money is simple: you can either earn it or marry it. Marrying is easy, it's getting rid of the husband afterwards that's harder, that takes real skill. But hey, practice makes perfect . . . Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is feeling the pressure from his superiors, his previous case is still giving him sleepless nights, there have been major developments with his missing wife Sandy, and an old adversary is back. But worse than all of this, he now believes a Black Widow is operating in his city. One with a venomous mind . . . and venomous skills. Soon Grace comes to the frightening realization that he may have underestimated just how dangerous this lady is.

  • Title : The household guide to dying
    The household guide to dying
    • Author : Adelaide, Debra.
    • Narrator : Heather Bolton. (Female)
    • System Number : S14906
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Delia Bennet, author and domestic advice columnist, is diagnosed with cancer, she knows it's time to get her house in order.
      When Delia Bennet, author and domestic advice columnist, is diagnosed with cancer, she knows it's time to get her house in order. Fresh, witty, deeply moving and a celebration of love, family and that place we call home, this unforgettable story will surprise and delight the reader until the very last page.

  • Title : Run
    Run
    • Author : Abbott, Jeff.
    • Narrator : Piter Marek. (Male)
    • System Number : S14908
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Ben Forsberg is an ordinary guy, leading an ordinary life - or so he thinks.
      Ben Forsberg is an ordinary guy, leading an ordinary life - or so he thinks. Everything changes the day two government agents appear unexpectedly at his door. Ben's business card has been found in the wallet of one of America's most dangerous assassins, who has just been shot dead. Whoever killed him has now set their sights on Ben. With no idea why he has been targeted, Ben has to act quickly. And in a world where suddenly nothing is as it seems, and no one can be trusted, Ben's only option is to run for his life.

  • Title : Never close enough
    Never close enough
    • Author : Michaels, Anie.
    • Narrator : Romy Nordlinger. (Female)
    • System Number : S14910
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      The last thing Ella Sinclair needed on her birthday was a cheating boyfriend, a broken heart, and a dead car battery in a remote beach town.
      The last thing Ella Sinclair needed on her birthday was a cheating boyfriend, a broken heart, and a dead car battery in a remote beach town. At her greatest moment of need, the protective and sexy Porter Masters comes to her rescue. Ella takes a holiday week at the coast to discover herself and finds that her attraction to Porter is potent and undeniable. Uncertain of their future together, Ella struggles to open her heart to trust again. Porter Masters takes care of his own: his single mother, his company, and now he's compelled to protect the beauty that walked into his world. Never one for relationships in his past, Porter discovers that he was waiting all along for Ella. As their time together comes to an end, will Porter fight for the woman who stole his heart, despite the obstacles?

  • Title : The mark of Zorro : Zorro, book 1
    The mark of Zorro : Zorro, book 1
    • Author : McCulley, Johnston.
    • Narrator : Mark F. Smith. (Male)
    • System Number : S14912
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Western stories, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Old California, in a bygone era of sprawling haciendas and haughty caballeros, suffers beneath the whip-lash of oppression.
      Old California, in a bygone era of sprawling haciendas and haughty caballeros, suffers beneath the whip-lash of oppression. Missions are pillaged, native peasants are abused, and innocent men and women are persecuted by the corrupt governor and his army. But a champion of freedom rides the highways. His identity hidden behind a mask, the laughing outlaw Zorro defies the tyrant's might. A deadly marksman and a demon swordsman, his flashing blade leaves behind... First published serially (under the title The curse of Capistrano) in 1919, The Mark of Zorro has inspired countless films and television adventures. Now read how the legend began.

  • Title : Ruggles of Red Gap
    Ruggles of Red Gap
    • Author : Wilson, Harry Leon.
    • Narrator : Carol Pelster. (Female)
    • System Number : S14913
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      A stuffy class-conscious gentleman's valet is transplanted to the rough uncivilized American northwest, where the rubes and social climbers are duly impressed with his manners and style.
      A stuffy class-conscious gentleman's valet is transplanted to the rough uncivilized American northwest, where the rubes and social climbers are duly impressed with his manners and style. Will the American freedom rub off on the Englishman, or will the churlish Americans acquire some high-class polish? Witty social commentary a la P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves and Wooster. - Summary by Carol Pelster

  • Title : Night moves : Alex Delaware, book 33
    Night moves : Alex Delaware, book 33
    • Author : Kellerman, Jonathan.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : S14914
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalized corpse of a total stranger in their house.
      An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalized corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual and emotional limits.

  • Title : Inflame me : Ravage MC, book 4
    Inflame me : Ravage MC, book 4
    • Author : Michele, Ryan.
    • Narrator : Lidia Dornet and Sebastian York. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14915
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When her mother is beaten by her drunken boyfriend and suddenly suggests they drive to Sumner, Georgia to get assistance from her father, Tanner is more than floored.
      When her mother is beaten by her drunken boyfriend and suddenly suggests they drive to Sumner, Georgia to get assistance from her father, Tanner is more than floored. In her twenty-three years she's never known who her father is, and now she has to put her trust in the man. Cameron Wagner of the Ravage MC. Not only does she have to trust him, but an entire club full of men and women who live a life she didn't know anything about. When she walked into the clubhouse, Rhys felt pulled to her by a force he'd never felt before-- and couldn't resist.

  • Title : The playboy's proposal : Sorenson family, book 3
    The playboy's proposal : Sorenson family, book 3
    • Author : Mallory, Ashlee.
    • Narrator : Monique Makena. (Female)
    • System Number : S14916
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Doctor Benny Sorensen has had it up to here with her party-throwing playboy neighbor.
      Doctor Benny Sorensen has had it up to here with her party-throwing playboy neighbor. She’s declaring war. She doesn't care how gorgeous or charming he is, he's going down. That is until he proposes something she's not sure she can say no to... Wealthy ad man Henry Ellison lives an uncomplicated life that revolves around work, women, and partying. In that order. Until Benny storms into his life. To placate his attractive but hotheaded neighbor, Henry offers to help her land a date with the man of her dreams. Only as Henry makes her over and coaches her on the fine art of flirting, he realizes that the idea of this woman in any other man’s arms but his own is unacceptable. But Benny's a forever kind of girl and forever might just be the one commitment he can't make.

  • Title : Silver flame : Vampire girl, book 3
    Silver flame : Vampire girl, book 3
    • Author : Kinrade, Karpov.
    • Narrator : Laurel Schroeder and Joel Froomkin. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14917
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      You think it's safe to walk alone at night.
      You think it's safe to walk alone at night. It's not. You think the only threat is other humans. It's not. Monsters are real. Demons are real. Vampires are real. And I'm about to become one of them. My name is Arianna Spero. I was an ordinary girl, living an ordinary life, until my mother lapsed into a coma. Now, I am her only hope. She made a deal with the devil, and on my 18th birthday he came to collect. But there's a way to save her. There's something the princes of hell want more than my mother -- Me. So I signed my soul away and promised to pick a prince to marry. I would take the blood oath, become one of them, and give them an heir. I would become a princess of hell, and my mother would live. I expected fire and brimstone. I expected pain and misery. I didn't expect beauty. I didn't expect magic. I didn't expect love. But the princes are keeping secrets from me. Secrets that could shatter everything.

  • Title : Secrets of the tulip sisters
    Secrets of the tulip sisters
    • Author : Mallery, Susan.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S14918
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Kelly Murphy's life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine.
      Kelly Murphy's life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine. But everything changes one sun-washed summer with two dramatic homecomings: Griffith Burnett--Tulpen Crossing's prodigal son, who's set his sights on Kelly--and Olivia, her beautiful, wayward, and, as far as Kelly is concerned, unwelcome sister. Tempted by Griffith, annoyed by Olivia, Kelly is overwhelmed by the secrets that were so easy to keep when she was alone.

  • Title : When we found home : Malcolm, Callie & Keira, book 1
    When we found home : Malcolm, Callie & Keira, book 1
    • Author : Mallery, Susan.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S14920
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Life is meant to be savored, but that's not easy with no family, limited prospects and a past you'd rather not talk about.
      Life is meant to be savored, but that's not easy with no family, limited prospects and a past you'd rather not talk about. Still, Callie Smith doesn't know how to feel when she discovers she has a brother and a sister--Malcolm, who grew up with affection, wealth and privilege, and Keira, a streetwise twelve-year-old. Callie doesn't love being alone, but at least it's safe. Despite her trepidation, she moves into the grand family home with her siblings and grandfather on the shores of Lake Washington, hoping just maybe this will be the start of a whole new life. But starting over can be messy. Callie and Keira fit in with each other, but not with their posh new lifestyle, leaving Malcolm feeling like the odd man out in his own home. He was clever enough to turn a sleepy Seattle mail-order food catalog into an online gourmet powerhouse, yet he can't figure out how to help his new sisters feel secure. But affection isn't Malcolm's strong suit...until a beautiful barista teaches him that an open heart, like the family table, can always make room for more.

  • Title : Sky's the Limit
    Sky's the Limit
    • Author : Millman, Janie
    • Narrator : Carolyn Bonnyman. (Female)
    • System Number : S14924
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sky is devastated when she finds that her husband is in love with her oldest friend Nick.
      Sky is devastated when she finds that her husband is in love with her oldest friend Nick. She has lost the two most important men in her life and can't trust either of them again. To escape, she goes alone on a dream trip to Marrakech and meets Gail, on a mission to meet the father of her child, a man she loved but thought did not want her. There, Sky and Gail both find unexpected joys - and surprises. For Sky these lead to France, to a beautiful chateau and a family whose relationships seem as complicated as her own.

  • Title : The Duke Buys a Bride
    The Duke Buys a Bride
    • Author : Jordan, Sophie
    • Narrator : Carmen Rose. (Female)
    • System Number : S14925
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      The last thing Marcus, the Duke of Autenberry, expects to see after sleeping off a night's drunken shenanigans is a woman being auctioned in the village square.
      The last thing Marcus, the Duke of Autenberry, expects to see after sleeping off a night's drunken shenanigans is a woman being auctioned in the village square. Before he can think about the ramifications, he buys her, thinking he's winning the girl her freedom. Instead, he discovers he's bought a wife. Alyse Bell is almost rid of the shackles that bound her in a name-only marriage, but the day her friend promised to purchase her in a wife auction, he vanishes, leaving her to face a mob of unsavory bachelors intent on owning her body and soul. But the appearance of a wicked, wealthy stranger changes her path forever. Marcus doesn't know what to do with the impertinent chit who clearly isn't duchess material! Insisting their marriage isn't legitimate, they leave for his estate in Scotland, hoping to devise a plan to get rid of each other. However, on a journey fraught with misadventure, their attraction grows and Marcus realizes he'll do anything to keep this fiery woman for his own.

  • Title : Her last whisper : Charlotte Stone, book 3
    Her last whisper : Charlotte Stone, book 3
    • Author : Robards, Karen.
    • Narrator : Laurel Lefkow.
    • System Number : S14930
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 49 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories, Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      After a brush with death while chasing down a brutal murderer with the FBI, serial killer expert Dr.
      After a brush with death while chasing down a brutal murderer with the FBI, serial killer expert Dr. Charlotte Stone wants nothing more than to retire to her research on criminal psychology. But when a colleague, Special Agent Lena Kaminsky, suspects her missing sister has fallen prey to the vicious Cinderella Killer, Charlie rushes to her side. Along with Special Agents Tony Bartoli and Buzz Crane--and of course, Michael Garland, the ever-present, fatally sexy ghost who goes where she does--Charlie heads to Las Vegas to track down the predator before it's too late. The team doesn't realize that this killer targets single, beautiful women and courts them before brutally ending their lives. Now he's got his sights set on Charlie--and is closer than anyone suspects

  • Title : Sleepwalker
    Sleepwalker
    • Author : Robards, Karen.
    • Narrator : Kate Rudd. (Female)
    • System Number : S14932
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      It’s not that Micayla Lange is afraid of the clinking she hears coming from the first floor of the empty McMansion she’s housesitting for her uncle Nicco.
      It’s not that Micayla Lange is afraid of the clinking she hears coming from the first floor of the empty McMansion she’s housesitting for her uncle Nicco. She’s a cop, after all. It’s just that finding out her boyfriend was cheating on her was enough drama for one night. Now she’s alone on New Year’s Eve, wearing flannel pajamas and wielding a Glock 22 as she zeroes in on the unmistakable source of the sound: Uncle Nicco’s private office. Jason Davis steals things for a living, so unexpected developments are a natural part of the job. Getting caught red-handed by a hot, pigtail-sporting police officer in what is supposed to be a gangster’s deserted house is just one more twist in the game. Kind of like finding incriminating photos in Nicco Marino’s safe, only to discover the cop — and the security cameras — have gotten a real good look at his face. Unfortunately for Mick, she also got a good look at the damned pictures. Her “uncle” might love her like family, but if he knows she’s seen evidence that implicates him in the murder of a city councilman, she doesn’t like her chances. Which is why she’s having a hard time reconciling her professional instincts with what she is rapidly concluding is an inescapable fact: She’s about to help a criminal get away with a suitcase full of stolen money. And she’s going with him. Mick and Jason’s race for their lives hurtles them through the dangerous Michigan wilderness on speedboat and snowmobile. As their adventure heats up and their enemies close in, Mick is torn between her duty to the force and the combustible passion engulfing her and her unlikely partner in crime. She’ll have to turn Jason in sooner or later . . . if they survive. But will they ever get a second chance at love?

  • Title : The doubtful marriage
    The doubtful marriage
    • Author : Neels, Betty.
    • Narrator : Anne Cater. (Female)
    • System Number : S14934
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When Rauwerd van Kempler proposed to Tilly, he made it clear their marriage would be a convenient arrangement, one which brought him a wife who would run his home and partner him on social occasions.
      When Rauwerd van Kempler proposed to Tilly, he made it clear their marriage would be a convenient arrangement, one which brought him a wife who would run his home and partner him on social occasions. And Tilly would have the security of a roof over her head and a man who could be depended upon not to make passionate love to her. But suddenly Tilly wasn't so sure that was all she wanted from him

  • Title : Awakening
    Awakening
    • Author : Bolton, S.J.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Lorelei St Roas and recorded by Jan Angwin. (Female)
    • System Number : S15000
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Clara Benning, a veterinary surgeon, is young and intelligent, but reclusive.
      Clara Benning, a veterinary surgeon, is young and intelligent, but reclusive. Disfigured by a childhood accident, she prefers animals to people. When a man dies following a supposed snakebite, Clara's expertise is needed. She's chilled to learn that the victim's postmortem shows a higher concentration of venom than could ever be found in one snake: The killer was human. Assisted by a neighbor and an eccentric reptile expert, Clara uncovers links to an ancient ritual, an abandoned house, and a fifty-year-old tragedy. But for someone the truth must remain buried in the past―even if they have to kill to keep it there.

  • Title : Forbidden love
    Forbidden love
    • Author : Robards, Karen.
    • Narrator : James Clamp. (Male)
    • System Number : S15002
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 9 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      With one sweet, seductive kiss, Megan Kinkead is no longer the impudent child Justin Brant remembers.
      With one sweet, seductive kiss, Megan Kinkead is no longer the impudent child Justin Brant remembers. She was a girl when she left Maam's Cross Court for school, but she has returned a woman, body and soul. Once Megan's guardian, Justin, the sixth Earl of Weston, is soon her heart's obsession. Desire smolders between them, and then he tells her he is married. . . . Set against the lush green hills of Ireland, Karen Robards's classic tale will captivate your imagination and set your soul ablaze as a stubborn young beauty and her aristocratic paramour are caught between loyalty and Forbidden Love.

  • Title : Constance Dunlap
    Constance Dunlap
    • Author : Reeve, Arthur B. (Arthur Benjamin)
    • Narrator : J. M. Smallheer
    • System Number : S15003
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Constance Dunlap is a young woman who in Chapter 1 turns amateur criminal in order to to save her husband from disgrace and imminent arrest.
      Constance Dunlap is a young woman who in Chapter 1 turns amateur criminal in order to to save her husband from disgrace and imminent arrest. When this sadly doesn't work out exactly as planned, Constance goes on to embrace a new life. More antiheroine than heroine, she uses her wits and new found talents to aid others in avoiding retribution for their crimes always one step ahead of the detective pursuing her.

  • Title : Hunted
    Hunted
    • Author : Robards, Karen
    • Narrator : MacLeod Andrews and Cassandra Campbell
    • System Number : S15004
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories
    • Summary :
      When the chief of police and the mayor of New Orleans are taken hostage by disgraced former co-worker Reed Ware, top hostage negotiator Caroline Wallace allows herself to be taken captive by the handsome Reed only to learn that he is being targeted for his discovery of high-level government corruption.
      When the chief of police and the mayor of New Orleans are taken hostage by disgraced former co-worker Reed Ware, top hostage negotiator Caroline Wallace allows herself to be taken captive by the handsome Reed only to learn that he is being targeted for his discovery of high-level government corruption.

  • Title : Forest days : a romance of old times
    Forest days : a romance of old times
    • Author : James, G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford)
    • Narrator : Lynne Thompson. (Female)
    • System Number : S15005
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      Picture a tranquil English village, with an inn on the green.
      Picture a tranquil English village, with an inn on the green. A lone patron enjoys his wine and teasing the landlord's pretty daughter, when suddenly they are rudely interrupted by a local aristocrat and his two henchmen. These same three reappear the following day to disrupt the May Day celebrations.Suddenly, a group of men in Lincoln green appear to save the day. But who are they? This is a different take on the tale of Robin Hood, placing him in the time of Henry III, rather than the more traditional reign of Richard I. James claims to have history on his side as he relates the story of an intelligent yeoman fighting against the tyrannical Henry and Simon de Montford of Leicester. Meanwhile, we follow the romance of Hugh and Lucy as they try to overcome the prejudices of her father and brother and the evil conniving of her cousin, Richard.

  • Title : Lessons in heartbreak
    Lessons in heartbreak
    • Author : Kelly, Cathy.
    • Narrator : Caroline Lennon. (Female)
    • System Number : S15006
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Izzie Silver left the small Irish town of Tamarin behind her for a new start in New York.
      Izzie Silver left the small Irish town of Tamarin behind her for a new start in New York. Life is good until she breaks her own rules and falls for a married man. On the other side of the ocean, Izzie's aunt Anneliese discovers the pain of infidelity. Her husband of nearly 40 years has been having an affair with her best friend, Nell. Betrayed by 2 people she trusted, she faces a future alone. Lily, the family matriarch, becomes ill, and the 2 women needs must put aside their problems. They learn lessons which bring joy -- and heartbreak.

  • Title : Midsummer star
    Midsummer star
    • Author : Neels, Betty.
    • Narrator : Karen Cass. (Female)
    • System Number : S15007
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      It might be a marriage made in heaven...
      It might be a marriage made in heaven... Facing bankruptcy, Celine's family were forced to turn their home into a guesthouse to make ends meet. Celine found her new life hard work but great fun. She met a young man, Nicky, who seemed very taken with her. If only Nicky's masterful cousin, Oliver, wouldn't keep interfering. But when she discovered that Nicky was married, Celine was only too grateful for Oliver's comforting presence. Gratitude wasn't exactly what Oliver had in mind, but it was a start.

  • Title : Gold in the sky
    Gold in the sky
    • Author : Nourse, Alan Edward.
    • Narrator : Kirk Ziegler. (Male)
    • System Number : S15009
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Discover the betrayal, murder, fortunes made and lost by miners in Mars's asteroid belt.
      Discover the betrayal, murder, fortunes made and lost by miners in Mars's asteroid belt.

  • Title : The black box
    The black box
    • Author : Oppenheim, E. Phillips (Edward Phillips)
    • Narrator : Richard Kilmer.
    • System Number : S15010
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Sanford Quest, the master criminologist of the world, attempts to bring to justice the murderer of Lord Ashleigh's daughter.
      Sanford Quest, the master criminologist of the world, attempts to bring to justice the murderer of Lord Ashleigh's daughter. But he soon discovers that he has just entered a life-and-death struggle with a mysterious master criminal. (Summary by Richard Kilmer)

  • Title : Abracadaver
    Abracadaver
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter
    • Narrator : John Kennedy Melling
    • System Number : S15013
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sergeant Cribb and Constable Thackeray pursue the trail of a mysterious criminal through the riotous music halls of 19th century London.
      Sergeant Cribb and Constable Thackeray pursue the trail of a mysterious criminal through the riotous music halls of 19th century London.

  • Title : Genuine lies
    Genuine lies
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean.
    • System Number : S15014
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 19 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts weaves scandal, celebrity secrets, and murder into an explosive novel of Hollywood almost too wicked not to be true: the story of a legendary actress who knows too much - and the woman she's chosen to reveal it all to ...
      New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts weaves scandal, celebrity secrets, and murder into an explosive novel of Hollywood almost too wicked not to be true: the story of a legendary actress who knows too much - and the woman she's chosen to reveal it all to ... Eve Benedict is the kind of subject who could make any biographer's career. Last of the movie goddesses, she has two Oscars, four ex-husbands, and a legion of lovers, both famous and infamous. Now she is ready to write a tell-all memoir that has even Hollywood's richest and most powerful worried. Julia Summers never dreamed of being chosen to tell Eve's story. But even if it means transplanting herself and her ten-year-old son from their quiet life in Connecticut to the withering limelight of Beverly Hills, it's an opportunity too great to pass up.

  • Title : Guilty
    Guilty
    • Author : Robards, Karen
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean.
    • System Number : S15015
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      One cold November night when Kat White was fifteen years old, she and some friends held up a convenience store.
      One cold November night when Kat White was fifteen years old, she and some friends held up a convenience store. In the heat of the moment, one of the others shot and killed an off-duty cop moonlighting as a security guard. Kat and her pals fled the scene in a panic, and no one was caught. Sixteen years later, Kat, now Kate, has built a new life for herself. Now a single mom with an eight-year-old son, she works as a prosecutor in the Philadelphia DA's office. But her dark past rears its head when she walks into court one day and discovers that she is to prosecute Mario Castellanos, one of her friends from that terrible night. Kate is in a bind: even though Mario was the one who probably did commit the crime, he's counting on Kate to make sure he's not convicted. If she convinces the judge of his guilt, he'll claim that she was the one who killed the off-duty cop. Before real despair sets in, Mario is found dead, in her apartment, and with her pistol. When homicide detective Tom Braga shows up to investigate the murder, Kate is far from relieved; the two have clashed since she started working for the prosecutor's office. But when another man who knows the secret of Kate's past gets involved in the investigation, she learns that her life, and her son's, are in danger. Frantic, she realizes that she has nowhere to turn. Except, maybe, to Tom.

  • Title : Hush
    Hush
    • Author : Robards, Karen
    • Narrator : Cassandra Campbell.
    • System Number : S15016
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Riley Cowan finds her estranged husband Jeff dead in his home, she thinks someone, specifically someone Jeff's father ripped off, is trying to send a message to Jeff's father: Tell me where the money is, or there will be more death.
      When Riley Cowan finds her estranged husband Jeff dead in his home, she thinks someone, specifically someone Jeff's father ripped off, is trying to send a message to Jeff's father: Tell me where the money is, or there will be more death. Enter Finn Bradley, FBI agent and Riley's love interest from way back. Finn agrees to help Riley, and the two reignite sparks they both thought were extinguished. But can they discover the killer's identity in time, before he resurfaces and strikes again?

  • Title : If he's noble
    If he's noble
    • Author : Howell, Hannah
    • Narrator : Polly Lee.
    • System Number : S15017
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      For Lady Primrose Wootten nothing has been ordinary since her father the Baron died and his wayward family filled the estate with greed and treachery.
      For Lady Primrose Wootten nothing has been ordinary since her father the Baron died and his wayward family filled the estate with greed and treachery. Primrose knows if she can just track down her brother, he can send the odious relations on their way. But instead she finds this enormous, powerful stranger, and forgets entirely what she was doing in the first place. Sir Bened Vaughn isn't much afraid of a pistol. But he is a bit afraid of the woman holding it, who stirs up something so primal he's not sure he can shake it off. Vaughn is an honorable man, and he knows he has no right to desire Primrose. Yet he does have an obligation to help her, and as they learn more about her brother's disappearance, he realizes that means staying by her side...and wondering how much longer they can resist temptation.

  • Title : My lady captor
    My lady captor
    • Author : Howell, Hannah
    • Narrator : Ruth Urquhart.
    • System Number : S15018
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Fleeing an obsessed suitor, Fiona MacEnroy rides recklessly into Scotland's wildest hills and is captured by a horde of well-armed men.
      Fleeing an obsessed suitor, Fiona MacEnroy rides recklessly into Scotland's wildest hills and is captured by a horde of well-armed men. Instead of battling for her life, she finds herself swept away by a powerful stranger and carried off to a remote, forbidding keep. Oddly, here at Scarglas, a place shrouded in mystery and the black reputation of the rogue clan MacFingal, Fiona feels a strange, comforting sense of safety; and a consuming passion for its rugged laird.

  • Title : Bridie's choice
    Bridie's choice
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart.
    • System Number : S15019
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Bridie Farrell and Shaun Broderick come from opposite sides of the tracks.
      Bridie Farrell and Shaun Broderick come from opposite sides of the tracks. Bridie's family are perennial strugglers, whilst the Brodericks are the wealthy owners of Jinjulu - one of the most prestigious properties in the district. Bridie has always longed to leave the small town she grew up in, but family responsibilities have kept her anchored there. Meanwhile, Shaun's dream of taking over the management of Jinjulu is dashed by his dictatorial father who tries to rule Shaun's life both on and off the farm. When Shaun falls in love with Bridie, The Brodericks are horrified and make it very clear they don't approve of 'that Farrell girl'. Faced with the biggest decision of her life, Bridie must choose whether to turn her back on her heart or her dreams.

  • Title : Obsession
    Obsession
    • Author : Robards, Karen.
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean. (Female)
    • System Number : S15021
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Katharine Lawrence had no idea what hit her.
      Katharine Lawrence had no idea what hit her. The attack came out of nowhere. Only hours earlier she had been enjoying a girls-only weekend with an old college friend. Now she finds herself lying bound and gagged on her kitchen floor.

  • Title : Opposites attract
    Opposites attract
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Christina Traister.
    • System Number : S15022
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      They were like night and day.
      They were like night and day. Ty Starbuck was a man known for his devastating good looks and volatile passions. Asher Wolfe was infamous for both her beauty and icy control. Together they had set the tennis world ablaze. Now, even after years apart, Asher realizes that she still loves Ty deeply. But she knows if she reveals her secret, she could lose it all again including Ty.

  • Title : Pursuit : Jessica Ford, book 1
    Pursuit : Jessica Ford, book 1
    • Author : Robards, Karen.
    • Narrator : Franette Liebow. (Female)
    • System Number : S15023
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Jess is thrilled when her law firm's senior partner asks her to meet the President s wife in a Washington hotel late one Saturday night.
      Jess is thrilled when her law firm's senior partner asks her to meet the President s wife in a Washington hotel late one Saturday night. But the lawyer who drew her into the disaster commits suicide, his secretary is killed in yet another car accident, and the Secret Service agent on the case, Mark Ryan, believes that Jess, the only survivor, is hiding something. As her world falls apart around her, Jess realizes that everyone who knew what the First Lady was doing that Saturday night is dead except her. And if she remembers, she'll be dead too. Terrified, certain that the car crash was no accident, Jess has only Mark Ryan to turn to.

  • Title : Secret star : Stars of Mithra, book 3
    Secret star : Stars of Mithra, book 3
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Scott Merriman. (Male)
    • System Number : S15024
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Lieutenant Seth Buchanan is investigating a murder scene when the supposed victim walks through the front door.
      Lieutenant Seth Buchanan is investigating a murder scene when the supposed victim walks through the front door. Grace Fontaine is even more beautiful in person than she is in the portrait over her mantel, and Seth knows that she means trouble. But he's a cautious man, long accustomed to guarding his heart, and he's determined to continue the practice. Grace, however, has other ideas; Seth is the man she's been waiting for through all the long, lonely years she has spent as an unbelievably rich, impossibly beautiful child and woman. Thrown together by Seth's determination to solve the murder, the theft of three incredible diamonds, and the imminent threat to Grace's safety, the two struggle with the passion and the bond that pulls them together. Nora Roberts is a master at spinning a tale, and she doesn't miss a beat in this novel of love, murder, mystery, and obsession.

  • Title : Shiver
    Shiver
    • Author : Robards, Karen.
    • Narrator : Shannon McManus. (Female)
    • System Number : S15025
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Suspense stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      If driving a piece-of-crap tow truck through the seediest part of town with a Smith & Wesson beside her means putting a roof over her son’s head, then Samantha Jones is going to be the best damn repo woman on the books.
      If driving a piece-of-crap tow truck through the seediest part of town with a Smith & Wesson beside her means putting a roof over her son’s head, then Samantha Jones is going to be the best damn repo woman on the books. The streetwalkers, the drug pushers, the bands of looking-for-trouble punks haunting the mean streets at midnight don’t intimidate her. These are her people. The guy she finds bound and bloodied in the trunk of her latest conquest, a flashy new BMW, is a different breed entirely. Daniel Panterro was certain he was going to die. Instead, by a stroke of luck, he was beaten to within an inch of his life and left for dead. But if he’s having a bad day, Sam’s day is about to get way worse. Danny knows he hasn’t seen the last of the vicious drug runners who kidnapped him from protective custody. His only recourse is to take his pretty savior hostage and force her to help him. There’s no going back for Sam and her four-year-old son, Tyler. They’re in way too deep. With ruthless killers stalking their trail, Sam’s only choice is to trust this handsome, menacing stranger. But as she relinquishes control, Sam feels an unmistakable desire. Could she be tempted by Danny, who seems intent on protecting her and Tyler from even his own darkest secrets? And what is the price of falling in love with a man who operates on the edge of danger, her heart, her life or both?

  • Title : The song of the skylark
    The song of the skylark
    • Author : James, Erica.
    • Narrator : Genevieve Swallow. (Female)
    • System Number : S15026
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lizzie has an unfortunate knack for attracting bad luck, but this time she's hit the jackpot.
      Lizzie has an unfortunate knack for attracting bad luck, but this time she's hit the jackpot. Losing her heart to her boss at the radio station where she works leads directly to losing her job, and with no money in the bank she's forced to swallow her pride and return home to her parents. As if that wasn't bad enough, her mother finds her work at the local care home for the elderly, and it's there that Lizzie meets Mrs Dallimore. In her nineties, Mrs Dallimore also finds herself in a situation which she's reluctantly coming to terms with. Old age has finally caught up with her, and with her life drawing to a close she gives in to the temptation to relive the past by sharing it with Lizzie.

  • Title : The red road : Alex Morrow, book 4
    The red road : Alex Morrow, book 4
    • Author : Mina, Denise.
    • Narrator : Cathleen McCarron. (Female)
    • System Number : S15027
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      31st August 1997.
      31st August 1997. Rose Wilson is 14, but looks 16. Pimped out by her 'boyfriend', she has seen more of the darkness in life than someone twice her age. On the night of Princess Diana's death, Rose snaps and commits two terrible crimes. But a defence lawyer takes pity and sets out to do what he can to save her. Present day. DI Alex Morrow is a witness in the case of Michael Brown - a vicious, nasty arms dealer. During the trial, while he is held in custody, Brown's fingerprints are found at the scene of a murder in the Red Road flats. It's a mystery that Morrow just can't let go.

  • Title : The remorseful day : Inspector Morse, book 13
    The remorseful day : Inspector Morse, book 13
    • Author : Dexter, Colin.
    • Narrator : Samuel West. (Male)
    • System Number : S15028
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The murder of Yvonne Harrison had left Thames Valley CID baffled.
      The murder of Yvonne Harrison had left Thames Valley CID baffled. A year after the dreadful crime, they are still no nearer to making an arrest. But one man has yet to tackle the case, and it is just the sort of puzzle at which Chief Inspector Morse excels. So why is he adamant that he will not lead the re-investigation, despite the entreaties of Chief Superintendent Strange and dark hints of some new evidence? And why, if he refuses to take on the case officially, does he seem to be carrying out his own private enquiries? For Sergeant Lewis, this is yet another example of the unsettling behaviour his chief has been displaying of late.

  • Title : The daughters of Cain : Inspector Morse, book 11
    The daughters of Cain : Inspector Morse, book 11
    • Author : Dexter, Colin.
    • Narrator : Samuel West. (Male)
    • System Number : S15029
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Bizarre and bewildering - that's what so many murder investigations in the past had proved to be.
      Bizarre and bewildering - that's what so many murder investigations in the past had proved to be. In this respect, at least, Lewis was correct in his thinking. What he could not have known was what unprecedented anguish the present case would cause to Morse's soul. Chief Superintendent Strange's opinion was that too little progress had been made since the discovery of a corpse in a North Oxford flat. The victim had been killed by a single stab wound to the stomach. Yet the police had no weapon, no suspect, no motive. Within days of taking over the case Chief Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis uncover startling new information about the life and death of Dr Felix McClure. When another body is discovered Morse suddenly finds himself with rather too many suspects. For once, he can see no solution. But then he receives a letter containing a declaration of love.

  • Title : Tonight and always
    Tonight and always
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Amy McFadden. (Female)
    • System Number : S15030
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      A story of misplaced expectations from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts.
      A story of misplaced expectations from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. For a change of pace, renowned anthropologist Kasey Wyatt takes a job working for bestselling author Jordan Taylor, who needs helps researching his latest novel about the Plains Indians. Upon arriving at Jordan's impressive Palm Springs estate, Kasey finds all the trappings of a family, but none of the warmth. Jordan's forbidding mother is immediately suspicious of her, while Jordan's shy and serious orphaned niece represses her curiosity. Jordan himself is an expert at hiding his emotions behind an aristocratic facade. Hardly the quiet and bookish woman they were all expecting, Kasey infuses their lives with light and laughter. And suddenly Jordan finds himself drawn to a woman unlike any he has ever desired, one who is able to transform his day-to-day existence into a life worth living.

  • Title : Uncertain summer
    Uncertain summer
    • Author : Neels, Betty.
    • Narrator : Anne Cater. (Female)
    • System Number : S15031
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Serena gave up all hope of getting married when her fiance jilted her.
      Serena gave up all hope of getting married when her fiance jilted her. She was determined to be sensible about the whole thing, that was, until Gijs suggested that she marry him instead. She liked Gjis very much, and knew he was fond of her - that seemed as good a basis as any for a marriage. But it turned out that Gjis was in love, and Serena couldn't work out who the lucky woman was.

  • Title : Woman to woman
    Woman to woman
    • Author : Kelly, Cathy.
    • Narrator : Caroline Lennon. (Female)
    • System Number : S15032
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Best friends Aisling Moran and Jo Ryan think they have it all.
      Best friends Aisling Moran and Jo Ryan think they have it all. Aisling is deliriously happy with her brilliant editor husband, two beautiful ten-year-old sons and a home she's rag-rolled and stencilled to within an inch of its life. But all that's about to change. One Friday morning, Aisling finds a receipt for expensive lingerie in her husband's suit pocket and Jo finds a blue line on her blue-for-positive pregnancy testing kit.

  • Title : A Tune in the Road : The Blossom Street Series
    A Tune in the Road : The Blossom Street Series
    • Author : Macomber, Debbie.
    • Narrator : Joyce Bean. (Female)
    • System Number : S15033
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Bethanne Hamlin takes a road trip with her daughter, Annie, and her former mother-in-law, Ruth.
      Bethanne Hamlin takes a road trip with her daughter, Annie, and her former mother-in-law, Ruth. They're driving to Florida for Ruth's 50th high school reunion. A long-time widow, Ruth would like very much to reconnect with Royce, the love of her youth. Bethanne's ex-husband, Grant, would like to reconcile, so she also has a major life decision to consider. And Annie is out to prove to her onetime boyfriend that she can live a brilliant life without him. But even the best-laid plans can take an unexpected turn -- or even be completely derailed.

  • Title : Cherish : Vows series, Book 3
    Cherish : Vows series, Book 3
    • Author : Woods, Sherryl
    • Narrator : Luke Daniels and Amy McFadden. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15034
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 51 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      In a long, splendid life rich with struggles and satisfaction, above all Brandon Halloran treasured family.
      In a long, splendid life rich with struggles and satisfaction, above all Brandon Halloran treasured family. So the proud patriarch had meddled shamelessly in his darling brood's love lives.until finally the tables had turned! For the merry widower harbored a secret from his nearest and dearest: cherished memories of sparkling, scandalous Elizabeth Forsythe, who'd once put wings to his flyboy's heart, only to vanish when he'd soared home from the war.

  • Title : Kate's vows : Vows series, Book 4
    Kate's vows : Vows series, Book 4
    • Author : Woods, Sherryl
    • Narrator : Luke Daniels and Amy McFadden. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15035
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Overwhelmed by single fatherhood, widower David Winthrop feared he was failing his savvy, sad-eyed, ten-year-old son.
      Overwhelmed by single fatherhood, widower David Winthrop feared he was failing his savvy, sad-eyed, ten-year-old son. Still, he never expected hotshot divorce attorney Kate Newton to descend upon him like some avenging angel, bristling with maternal indignation on behalf of Davey junior, her pint-size "client." Worse, David found himself itching to peel away Kate's power pinstripes.

  • Title : Darkest desires : The Makani trilogy ; 1-3
    Darkest desires : The Makani trilogy ; 1-3
    • Author : Koontz, Dean
    • Narrator : Amy Landon. (Female)
    • System Number : S15036
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      Last Light: Makani is a young woman with a good heart and the gift of touch, a troubling gift, and sometime curse, that separates her from others, from her family, friends and lovers, a gift that makes her wary of casual contact.
      Last Light: Makani is a young woman with a good heart and the gift of touch, a troubling gift, and sometime curse, that separates her from others, from her family, friends and lovers, a gift that makes her wary of casual contact. For when Makani touches others, their darkest thoughts and secret deeds are revealed to her. But her exile from the world at large comes to an end when she meets a 'gifted' man with a talent of his own, a talent guided by a twisted soul. In a war of wills, only one will survive. Final Hour: Makani saves a stranger from an accident in the park and experiences a most disturbing vision. With her friend Pogo, her dog Bob and mere traces of information to guide her, Makani must track down two mysterious sisters, one of them innocent, one not. Troubled Times: A friend reveals that he is under attack from a man with supernatural talents, a malevolent man with the power to manipulate time. The power was meant for good, to save humanity, but it was usurped by this man of insatiable greed and lust. Makani must use her gift, yet again, not only to save her friend, but the world as well. Has Makani finally met her match? Can her good heart stand up to such evil?

  • Title : A summer idyll
    A summer idyll
    • Author : Neels, Betty.
    • Narrator : Anne Cater. (Female)
    • System Number : S15037
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Doctor George Pritchard asked her to marry him, Phoebe hadn't needed much persuading.
      When Doctor George Pritchard asked her to marry him, Phoebe hadn't needed much persuading. After the death of her aunt she was penniless and without a job. Besides which, she liked him. And she liked his home, and his life as a GP. And if he had made it plain that he wasn't in love with her - well, at least she knew where she stood. It wasn't until after the wedding that she began to wonder if liking was going to be enough...

  • Title : Dearest love
    Dearest love
    • Author : Neels, Betty.
    • Narrator : Anne Cater. (Female)
    • System Number : S15038
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Titus Taverner was a busy and successful medical man who lacked a wife.
      Titus Taverner was a busy and successful medical man who lacked a wife. Arabella had applied for the job of caretaker at his consulting rooms, but was happy to accept this new position Titus was offering - until she complicated matters by falling in love with him...

  • Title : The dead of Jericho : Inspector Morse, book 5
    The dead of Jericho : Inspector Morse, book 5
    • Author : Dexter, Colin.
    • Narrator : Samuel West. (Male)
    • System Number : S15041
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Morse switched on the gramophone to 'play', and sought to switch his mind away from all the terrestrial troubles.
      Morse switched on the gramophone to 'play', and sought to switch his mind away from all the terrestrial troubles. Sometimes, this way, he almost managed to forget. But not tonight. Anne Scott's address was scribbled on a crumpled note in the pocket of Morse's smartest suit. He turned the corner of Canal Street, Jericho, on the afternoon of Wednesday, 3rd October. He hadn't planned a second visit. But he was back later the same day, as the officer in charge of a suicide investigation.

  • Title : The mirror and the light : Thomas Cromwell, book 3
    The mirror and the light : Thomas Cromwell, book 3
    • Author : Mantel, Hilary.
    • Narrator : Ben Miles. (Male)
    • System Number : S15043
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 38 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      'If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?' England, May 1536.
      'If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?' England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with the victors. The blacksmith's son from Putney emerges from the spring's bloodbath to continue his climb to power and wealth, while his formidable master, Henry VIII, settles to short-lived happiness with his third queen, before Jane dies giving birth to the male heir he most craves. Cromwell is a man with only his wits to rely on; he has no great family to back him, no private army. Despite rebellion at home, traitors plotting abroad and the threat of invasion testing Henry's regime to breaking point, Cromwell's robust imagination sees a new country in the mirror of the future. But can a nation, or a person, shed the past like a skin?

  • Title : The riddle of the third mile : Inspector Morse, book 6
    The riddle of the third mile : Inspector Morse, book 6
    • Author : Dexter, Colin.
    • Narrator : Samuel West. (Male)
    • System Number : S15044
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The thought suddenly occurred to Morse that this would be a marvellous time to murder a few of the doddery old bachelor dons.
      The thought suddenly occurred to Morse that this would be a marvellous time to murder a few of the doddery old bachelor dons. No wives to worry about their whereabouts; no landladies to whine about the unpaid rents. In fact nobody would miss most of them at all. By the 16th of July, the Master of Lonsdale was concerned, but not yet worried. Dr Browne-Smith had passed through the porter's lodge at approximately 8:15am on the morning of Friday, 11th July. And nobody had heard from him since. Plenty of time to disappear, thought Morse. And plenty of time, too, for someone to commit murder.

  • Title : Third time lucky
    Third time lucky
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart. (Female)
    • System Number : S15045
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      After a disastrous marriage, December Doyle has returned to her hometown to try to pick up the pieces of her life and start again.
      After a disastrous marriage, December Doyle has returned to her hometown to try to pick up the pieces of her life and start again. She's also intent on helping breathe new life into the Christmas Creek township, so the last thing she needs is trouble. Bad boy Seth Hunter has also returned to Christmas Creek, and trouble is his middle name. Wrongly convicted of a serious crime in his youth, Seth is now a successful businessman, but he's intent on settling some old scores. As teenagers, December and Seth were madly in love, and seeing each other again reawakens past feelings. But will Seth be able to overcome his destructive anger about the past, and can December conquer her fear of heartbreak to make their relationship third time lucky?

  • Title : Geomancer : the Well of echoes, book 1
    Geomancer : the Well of echoes, book 1
    • Author : Irvine, Ian.
    • Narrator : Grant Cartwright. (Male)
    • System Number : S15046
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 23 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Two hundred years after the Forbidding was broken, Santhenar is locked in war with the lyrinx, intelligent, winged predators from the void who will do anything to gain their own world.
      Two hundred years after the Forbidding was broken, Santhenar is locked in war with the lyrinx, intelligent, winged predators from the void who will do anything to gain their own world. And humanity is losing. Tiaan, a lonely crystal worker, is experimenting with a new type of crystal when she begins to have extraordinary visions. The crystal has woken her talent for geomancy, the most powerful of the Secret Arts, and the most perilous. Falsely accused of sabotage by her rival, Irisis, Tiaan flees for her life. Struggling to control her talent, and hunted by the alien lyrinx, Tiaan follows her visions all the way to Tirthrax, greatest peak in the Three Worlds, where a nightmare awaits her.

  • Title : Thrill me
    Thrill me
    • Author : Mallery, Susan.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S15047
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Maya Farlow learned the hard way to depend only on herself, so when she fell too deeply for the bad-boy charms of Del Mitchell, she did the only thing she could-- she ran.
      Maya Farlow learned the hard way to depend only on herself, so when she fell too deeply for the bad-boy charms of Del Mitchell, she did the only thing she could-- she ran. Stunned, Del left Fool's Gold to make his name and fortune in extreme sports. Now ten years later, Maya's been hired to promote her hometown's new slogan, The Destination for Romance. The celebrity spokesman is none other than Del, the man she dumped but never forgot. Awkward! Although Del's not the type to hold a grudge, he's determined to avoid falling a second time for the woman who broke his heart. He's a daredevil, not an idiot. Trouble is, in all his adventures he never found a rush as exhilarating as Maya's kiss. Maybe risking his heart will prove to be the biggest thrill of all.

  • Title : Hold me
    Hold me
    • Author : Mallery, Susan.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S15048
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Destiny Mills believes passion has its place -- like in the lyrics of the country songs that made her parents famous.
      Destiny Mills believes passion has its place -- like in the lyrics of the country songs that made her parents famous. After a childhood full of drama and heartache, she wants a life that's calm. Safe. Everything that Kipling Gilmore isn't. Her temporary assignment with the Fool's Gold search and rescue team puts her in delicious proximity to the former world-class skier every day. Part of her aches to let go for once... the rest is terrified what'll happen if she does.

  • Title : Kiss me
    Kiss me
    • Author : Mallery, Susan.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S15049
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Former pro-football kicker Sam Ridge has notoriously bad luck with women - from cheaters to fame chasers.
      Former pro-football kicker Sam Ridge has notoriously bad luck with women - from cheaters to fame chasers. Still, the gorgeous brunette at the bar in Fool's Gold looks harmless - until she takes him home and he discovers a room devoted to securing a man, for life. Dellina Hopkins never guessed that storing gowns from a friend's bridal boutique would chase away her first and only fling. After her parents died, she skipped her wild youth to raise her sisters. She doesn't want forever from Sam, but one night--all night--would've been nice. His clean getaway gets messy when his firm hires Dellina to plan an event. As long hours lead to late nights, the two succumb to temptation again. Has Sam's luck finally changed? Or this time, will Dellina be the one to run?

  • Title : The backup plan : Charleston trilogy, book 1
    The backup plan : Charleston trilogy, book 1
    • Author : Woods, Sherryl.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S15050
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      It’s finally time for Dinah Davis to go home.
      It’s finally time for Dinah Davis to go home. The world-weary correspondent wants to settle down with the sweet guy she left behind in South Carolina’s Low Country. Instead, she’s confronted by his black-sheep brother, and—despite her longing for serenity—sparks fly. How can she possibly trade her perfectly safe backup plan for a risk-taking guy like Cordell Beaufort after all the dangers she’s already faced? But to Dinah’s dismay—backup plan or not—her heart has its own ideas.

  • Title : Waking up in Charleston : Charleston trilogy, book 3
    Waking up in Charleston : Charleston trilogy, book 3
    • Author : Woods, Sherryl.
    • Narrator : Tanya Eby. (Female)
    • System Number : S15051
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      The moment Amanda defied her rich and powerful father to marry Bobby O'Leary, Big Max disowned her.
      The moment Amanda defied her rich and powerful father to marry Bobby O'Leary, Big Max disowned her. Even now, with Bobby dead and Amanda mired in debt, he refuses to forgive her. But Caleb, the new man in Amanda's life, is determined to mend fences between father and daughter.

  • Title : Stern men
    Stern men
    • Author : Gilbert, Elizabeth.
    • Narrator : Allyson Ryan. (Female)
    • System Number : S15052
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Eighteen-year-old Ruth Thomas, born on Fort Niles, arrives home from school determined to join the men who work the lobster boats, placing herself squarely in the middle of a generations-old feud over fishing rights between the lobstermen of Fort Niles and Courne Haven, but when she spies Owney Wishnell, a silent young Courne Haven dreamboat, she begins to long for a truce.
      Eighteen-year-old Ruth Thomas, born on Fort Niles, arrives home from school determined to join the men who work the lobster boats, placing herself squarely in the middle of a generations-old feud over fishing rights between the lobstermen of Fort Niles and Courne Haven, but when she spies Owney Wishnell, a silent young Courne Haven dreamboat, she begins to long for a truce.

  • Title : Trust me : Trust, book 1
    Trust me : Trust, book 1
    • Author : Mayer, Kristin.
    • Narrator : Shirl Rae and Nelson Hobbs. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15053
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      A difficult year filled with loss and heartache leaves Allison Scott withdrawn and emotionally disconnected.
      A difficult year filled with loss and heartache leaves Allison Scott withdrawn and emotionally disconnected. When she is finally ready to move forward with her life, she embarks on a getaway vacation to Miami, determined to find healing from the painful memories in her past. Damien Wales also has a tragic past that has left him a cold and distant person. However, the moment he sees Allison, he is inexplicably drawn to her, and Damien is a man who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. When Damien's dark past begins to collide with his present, Allison's life is put in danger. Damien must keep her safe, but some things are simply beyond his control. Contains mature themes.

  • Title : The case of Miss Elliott : the old man in the corner, book 2
    The case of Miss Elliott : the old man in the corner, book 2
    • Author : Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness.
    • Narrator : J. M. Smallheer. (Female)
    • System Number : S15054
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Short stories.
    • Summary :
      A sequel to the stories published in The Old Man in the Corner, this second book in the series includes twelve new mysterious cases that The Old Man in the Corner unravels over his milk and cheesecake at the ABC Tea Shop, all the while tying and untying knots in a bit of string.
      A sequel to the stories published in The Old Man in the Corner, this second book in the series includes twelve new mysterious cases that The Old Man in the Corner unravels over his milk and cheesecake at the ABC Tea Shop, all the while tying and untying knots in a bit of string. His audience is Polly Burton, a young journalist, who has to begrudging admit that the Old Man's solutions are indeed plausible explanations to these cases which have baffled both the police and coroner. Orczy's Old Man is an early 20th century example of the armchair detective. Summary by J. M. Smallheer

  • Title : Pay the devil
    Pay the devil
    • Author : Higgins, Jack.
    • Narrator : Phil Gigante. (Male)
    • System Number : S15056
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Sick to death of war, Confederate Colonel Clay Fitzgerald escapes to Ireland to find that country also torn asunder by civil war--the Fenian Rebellion--into which he throws himself, after first taking the identity of a legendary outlaw.
      Sick to death of war, Confederate Colonel Clay Fitzgerald escapes to Ireland to find that country also torn asunder by civil war--the Fenian Rebellion--into which he throws himself, after first taking the identity of a legendary outlaw.

  • Title : The old man in the corner
    The old man in the corner
    • Author : Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness.
    • Narrator : J. M. Smallheer. (Female)
    • System Number : S15059
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Short stories.
    • Summary :
      Created by Baroness Orczy, author of the famous Scarlet Pimpernel series, The Old Man in the Corner was one of the earliest armchair detectives, popping up with so many others in the wake of the huge popularity of the Sherlock Holmes stories.
      Created by Baroness Orczy, author of the famous Scarlet Pimpernel series, The Old Man in the Corner was one of the earliest armchair detectives, popping up with so many others in the wake of the huge popularity of the Sherlock Holmes stories. The Old Man relies mostly upon sensationalistic "penny dreadful" newspaper accounts, with the occasional courtroom visit for extra laughs. He narrates all this information (while tying complicated knots in a piece of string) to a Lady Journalist who frequents the same tea-shop.

  • Title : In Some Other World, Maybe
    In Some Other World, Maybe
    • Author : Goldhagen, Shari
    • Narrator : Amy McFadden (Female)
    • System Number : S15061
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction
    • Summary :
      Follows a group of teenagers throughout their lives after a shared 1992 experience at a theater showing the film version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books.
      Follows a group of teenagers throughout their lives after a shared 1992 experience at a theater showing the film version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books.

  • Title : Mind over matter : California Dreams, Book 1
    Mind over matter : California Dreams, Book 1
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Alyson Silverman. (Female)
    • System Number : S15062
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Theatrical agent Aurora Fields has always kept her personal life separate from her professional one, but that changes the moment she meets David Brady.
      Theatrical agent Aurora Fields has always kept her personal life separate from her professional one, but that changes the moment she meets David Brady. David can tell that Aurora's icy exterior is just a front, and he's determined to discover what secrets she's hiding. Smooth operators like David have never been an issue for Aurora before; she's usually immune to their wiles. So what is it about David that leaves her heart reeling? The Name of the Game. Johanna Patterson has worked long and hard to make a name for herself, but now she's a successful game show producer on her way up, answering to no one. So then how does actor Sam Weaver always manage to slip past her defenses and coax her into his arms? Johanna learned long ago to never rely on anyone. Surely she can resist Sam's persistent charms.can't she?

  • Title : The Name of the Game : California Dreams, Book 2
    The Name of the Game : California Dreams, Book 2
    • Author : Roberts, Nora
    • Narrator : Kate Rudd. (Female)
    • System Number : S15063
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Johanna didn't give her trust easily, especially not to a man who lived in the public eye.
      Johanna didn't give her trust easily, especially not to a man who lived in the public eye. So why was Sam appearing nightly in her dreams? The man had a way of slipping past all her defences, of coaxing her into his arms. He desperately wanted to win this game - when the name of the game was love…

  • Title : Dark of the moon
    Dark of the moon
    • Author : Robards, Karen.
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Wiley. (Female)
    • System Number : S15064
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Caitlyn was an orphaned beauty with no future, until the rugged outlaw nobleman rescued her from the streets.
      Caitlyn was an orphaned beauty with no future, until the rugged outlaw nobleman rescued her from the streets. Now they ride together in the shadows of the night, running from corrupt minions of the law, and by a love as wild and free as the wind on the moors. Caitlyn has vowed she will never forsake Connor. But to save Connor, she must now betray him. Yet the proud lady can never betray the passion that joins their hearts, and draws Connor into harm's way to rescue his cherished love once more.

  • Title : Gods and beasts : Alex Morrow, book 3
    Gods and beasts : Alex Morrow, book 3
    • Author : Mina, Denise.
    • Narrator : Cathleen McCarron. (Female)
    • System Number : S15065
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A Glasgow post office.
      A Glasgow post office. Martin Pavel cowers on the floor, his eyes locked on those of a terrified child. Above them a masked gunman wields an AK47 while the boy's grandfather calmly volunteers to help gather the money. Then the old man stands passively, hands by his sides, while the gunman raises the barrel and shoots him to shreds. Recently returned to work after the birth of her twins, DS Alex Morrow is called in to head the investigation. Morrow's enquiries lead her to the door of Kenny Gallagher, a politician fighting for his political life - and his marriage - after he's publicly accused of having an affair with a young employee.

  • Title : Mr Right Now : Callahans of Stringybark Creek, book 2
    Mr Right Now : Callahans of Stringybark Creek, book 2
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart. (Female)
    • System Number : S15066
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Griffin Callahan and Olivia Dawson were inseparable.
      Griffin Callahan and Olivia Dawson were inseparable. Everyone in town knew it. But when Griff went off to Ag College, Liv told him it was over and fled her family's farm to study law. Griff had never understood her reasons but eventually accepted that first loves don't last. Until now. Currently back on the farm to help her twin brother with the harvest, Liv is the same gorgeous, laughing, hazel-eyed girl he'd always loved. Yet Griff can sense a difference, an uncertainty playing beneath the surface that wasn't there before. Amidst crossed wires, drunken declarations, and families on a mission, will Griff and Liv finally have a second chance? Or will the old saying - If you love someone set them free - become their reality?

  • Title : How to find love in the little things
    How to find love in the little things
    • Author : Grimaldi, Virginie.
    • Narrator : Joanna Bending. (Female)
    • System Number : S15067
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      Julia's not running away.
      Julia's not running away. Not exactly. She just needs a break from Paris and Marc and all the sad stuff that's been going on lately. A little time to pull herself together. The job offer felt like a lifeline. But now she's back in Biarritz, suitcase in hand, she hasn't the faintest idea what she was thinking. What Julia doesn't yet know is there's more to the odds and ends of Ocean View than meets the eye. Behind the double doors lie broken hearts, lifelong secrets, a touch of romance and an unwavering passion for life. And sometimes it's the most unlikely of places and people who help you find your way.

  • Title : A question of guilt
    A question of guilt
    • Author : Tanner, Janet.
    • Narrator : Patience Tomlinson. (Female)
    • System Number : S15070
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Following a skiing accident, journalist Sally Proctor is recuperating at her parents' rural Somerset home when she hears about a local man, Brian Jennings, who's been jailed for arson.
      Following a skiing accident, journalist Sally Proctor is recuperating at her parents' rural Somerset home when she hears about a local man, Brian Jennings, who's been jailed for arson. His sister, convinced of his innocence, is campaigning for his release - and Sally decides to help her by conducting her own enquiries. As she starts to uncover serious discrepancies in the original investigation, Sally and her family are threatened by a series of increasingly menacing incidents. It soon becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to stop her finding out the truth.

  • Title : Fool me once
    Fool me once
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Caz Prescott. (Female)
    • System Number : S15071
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      After losing her family farm to an aggressive global conglomerate, ambitious farmer Georgie Henderson manages Stoney Creek, a cattle farm in the New England region of NSW, spending every waking moment plotting and saving to buy Tamban back from those corporate vultures.
      After losing her family farm to an aggressive global conglomerate, ambitious farmer Georgie Henderson manages Stoney Creek, a cattle farm in the New England region of NSW, spending every waking moment plotting and saving to buy Tamban back from those corporate vultures. When an unlikely meeting with Armani-clad businessman Michael Delacourt at a rowdy B&S Ball sends them on a whirlwind romance, Georgie can't believe it's possible for life to be this good. But her world shatters when she discovers the shocking secret Michael has been trying to keep from her. Can Michael convince her they still have a future? And after having her heart so thoroughly broken, can Georgie ever trust anyone again?

  • Title : Endless summer : One summer & Lessons learned
    Endless summer : One summer & Lessons learned
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Jill Apple & Nellie Chalfant. (Female)
    • System Number : S15073
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      One summer: Celebrity photographer Bryan Mitchell specializes in seeing the best in people, but the cynical, brooding photojournalist Shade Colby is making her life a living hell.
      One summer: Celebrity photographer Bryan Mitchell specializes in seeing the best in people, but the cynical, brooding photojournalist Shade Colby is making her life a living hell. Being forced to spend the summer on a cross-country photo shoot is less than ideal. Bryan and Shade disagree about everything -- everything, that is, except the fierce attraction they have for each other. But they will have to set their differences aside if they want to give their love a shot! Lessons learned: Publicist Juliet Trent never mixes business with pleasure, but her newest client, charming ladies' man and chef Carlo Franconi, is determined to whet her appetite for love. Juliet has a plan -- by the time the publicity tour is over, Carlo will be the world's sexiest chef. Women everywhere will fantasize about him preparing an intimate meal for two. But Juliet didn't count on being part of the dinner plans. Candlelight, pasta and romance... Carlo enchants her with his charms -- and sends her heart simmering.

  • Title : Six ways to Sunday
    Six ways to Sunday
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Kathryn Hartman.
    • System Number : S15074
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When city naturopath Rilee Summers meets gorgeous farmer Dan Kincaid, sparks fly.
      When city naturopath Rilee Summers meets gorgeous farmer Dan Kincaid, sparks fly. A whirlwind romance follows, and the next thing Rilee knows she's married and living on her husband's family property in a small rural community. Never one to shy from a challenge, Rilee is determined to win over her in-laws and the townsfolk of nearby Pallaburra, but her city ways and outspoken views only seem to alienate her further. Opening her own naturopathy practice has always been her dream. Although Pallaburra isn't Sydney, and despite the fact she's not exactly inundated with new clients, she's not ready to give up. Things get even worse for Rilee when she champions the issue of teen pregnancies in the deeply conservative town. Worn down by the ill-will towards her and what she sees as Dan's lack of support, Rilee flees the station to think about the future.

  • Title : The way through the woods : Inspector Morse, book 10
    The way through the woods : Inspector Morse, book 10
    • Author : Dexter, Colin.
    • Narrator : Samuel West. (Male)
    • System Number : S15075
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Quietly, rather movingly, Strange was making his plea: 'Christ knows why, Lewis, but Morse will always put himself out for you.' As he put the phone down, Lewis knew that Strange had been right, in the case of the Swedish Maiden, the pair of them were in business again.
      Quietly, rather movingly, Strange was making his plea: 'Christ knows why, Lewis, but Morse will always put himself out for you.' As he put the phone down, Lewis knew that Strange had been right, in the case of the Swedish Maiden, the pair of them were in business again. They called her the Swedish Maiden, the beautiful young tourist who disappeared on a hot summer's day somewhere in North Oxford. Twelve months later the case remains unsolved, pending further developments. On holiday in Lyme Regis, Chief Inspector Morse is startled to read a tantalising article in The Times about this missing woman. An article which lures him back to Wytham Woods near Oxford, and straight into the most extraordinary murder investigation of his career.

  • Title : Highland sinner : Murray family, book 16
    Highland sinner : Murray family, book 16
    • Author : Howell, Hannah.
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe.
    • System Number : S15076
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sir Tormand Murray is certainly a rogue, but a callous killer?
      Sir Tormand Murray is certainly a rogue, but a callous killer? Never. Yet he cannot explain how he came to wake up next to the butchered body of one of his former lovers. Someone is prepared to kill again and again until Tormand is found guilty and hanged. And his only hope of discovering the culprit lies with Morainn Ross, a reclusive, sensual beauty gifted with second sight. Branded a witch, Morainn has never met a man who accepted her strange talent, much less one who could so easily enflame her passion. There's no resisting Tormand's rugged masculinity--and no escaping the enemy who grows more twisted every day. And even as logic decrees that a lasting union is impossible, Morainn knows her destiny is bound forever with the knight who has claimed her, body and soul.

  • Title : Neon prey : Lucas Davenport, book 29
    Neon prey : Lucas Davenport, book 29
    • Author : Sandford, John.
    • Narrator : Richard Ferrone. (Male)
    • System Number : S15077
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      It was a relatively minor criminal matter, all things considered, but enough that the U.S.
      It was a relatively minor criminal matter, all things considered, but enough that the U.S. Marshals obtained a warrant to enter the home. They didn't expect to unearth trophies from a score of killings. Now Davenport is on the trail of a serial murderer, one who was able to operate for years without notice or suspicion. But there's even more to this killer than meets the eye.

  • Title : Tears of the moon : Gallaghers of Ardmore Irish trilogy, book 2
    Tears of the moon : Gallaghers of Ardmore Irish trilogy, book 2
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Patricia Daniels. (Female)
    • System Number : S15078
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      A talented songwriter, Shawn Gallagher spends his days lost in reverie and wonder, oblivious to the wiles of women and the ways of the world.
      A talented songwriter, Shawn Gallagher spends his days lost in reverie and wonder, oblivious to the wiles of women and the ways of the world. He claims that he's content with his life, but his music tells a different story—one of loneliness and desperate longing… No one understands why Shawn doesn't put his musical gift to profitable use—least of all Brenna O'Toole, a fiercely independent tomboy who has been secretly in love with him for years. But it is only when Shawn gives in to the mysteries of magic that he gets the chance to fulfill his destiny as a man and a musician—as the song in his head keeps time with the beating of a woman's heart…

  • Title : The emerald valley : Hillsbridge saga, book 2
    The emerald valley : Hillsbridge saga, book 2
    • Author : Tanner, Janet.
    • Narrator : Gordon Griffin. (Male)
    • System Number : S15079
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 24 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      1926.
      1926. The Great War is over and Amy Hall is struggling to make a success of the business her late husband has left her. But her strong will and stubborn nature won't let her give up. With the handsome, ruthless Ralph Porter waiting for Amy to slip up so that he can absorb her ailing business into his empire, she must be vigilant. Amy has always been a fighter, but coming to terms with a shocking secret in her husband's past and holding her own in a changing world will push her to the edge of her endurance.

  • Title : Highland groom : Murray family, book 8
    Highland groom : Murray family, book 8
    • Author : Howell, Hannah.
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe. (Female)
    • System Number : S15080
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sir Diarmot MacEnroy, deciding his illegitimate children need a mother and his keep needs a proper lady, now stands before the alter with a gentle bride he hopes is too shy to disrupt his life or break his heart.
      Sir Diarmot MacEnroy, deciding his illegitimate children need a mother and his keep needs a proper lady, now stands before the alter with a gentle bride he hopes is too shy to disrupt his life or break his heart. The nuptials, however, are interrupted by the appearance of a flame-haired beauty carrying two babies, boldly claimin that she is his wife and mother of his two infant sons. Armed with her seven very large brothers, she has come to demand her due. Having waited one year for the return of the handsome laird who wedded her, bedded her, and then disappeared, Ilsa Campbell MacEnroy takes matters into her own hands and sets out to reclaim the man she briefly and passionately loved. Stunned by his denial, her heart softens when she learns of the injury that has ravaged his memory. Now, she faces the nearly impossible task of conquering his past--and his fierce reluctance to share his heart. Though desire flares hot and wild between them, it will take more to win his trust. It will take the magic touch of a woman in love.

  • Title : Patient zero : Joe Ledger, book 1
    Patient zero : Joe Ledger, book 1
    • Author : Maberry, Jonathan.
    • Narrator : Ray Porter. (Male)
    • System Number : S15083
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there's either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills--and there's nothing wrong with Joe Ledger's skills.
      When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there's either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills--and there's nothing wrong with Joe Ledger's skills. And that's both a good and a bad thing. It's good because he's a Baltimore detective who has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new task force created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can't handle. This rapid-response group is called the Department of Military Sciences, or the DMS. It's bad because his first mission is to help stop a group of terrorists from releasing a dreadful bioweapon that can turn ordinary people into zombies. The fate of the world hangs in the balance.

  • Title : The lost girls of Paris : a novel
    The lost girls of Paris : a novel
    • Author : Jenoff, Pam.
    • Narrator : Candace Thaxton, Elizabeth Knowelden, and Henrietta Meire. (Female)
    • System Number : S15084
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Spy stories, War stories.
    • Summary :
      Inspired by true events, this novel tells a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.
      Inspired by true events, this novel tells a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.

  • Title : Poppy's dilemma
    Poppy's dilemma
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart. (Female)
    • System Number : S15086
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Poppy Abbott seems to have it all.
      Poppy Abbott seems to have it all. Bright, successful and attractive, she lives in a beautiful apartment with sweeping views of Sydney. However, since the recent death of her beloved grandmother, she's been struggling to come to terms with her grief. When sorting through her grandmother's belongings she uncovers some love letters and an old diary with the name Maggie Abbott on the front detailing her romance with a young soldier. Maggie's name is unfamiliar to her, and the last pages of the diary are ripped out leaving Poppy at a loss of how this long-forgotten love-story ended.

  • Title : A week in Paris
    A week in Paris
    • Author : Hore, Rachel.
    • Narrator : Avita Jay. (Female)
    • System Number : S15088
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, War stories.
    • Summary :
      1961: Born on the day that WW2 broke out, 21-year-old Fay Knox cannot remember her early childhood in London, before she moved to a Norfolk village with her mother, Kitty.
      1961: Born on the day that WW2 broke out, 21-year-old Fay Knox cannot remember her early childhood in London, before she moved to a Norfolk village with her mother, Kitty. Though she has seen a photograph of her father, she does not recall him either. He died, she was told, in an air raid, and their house destroyed along with all their possessions. Why then, on a visit to Paris on tour with her orchestra, does a strange series of events suggest that she spent the war there instead? There is only one clue to follow, an address on the luggage label of an old canvas satchel. But will the truth hurt or heal?

  • Title : Garnethill : Garnethill, book 1
    Garnethill : Garnethill, book 1
    • Author : Mina, Denise.
    • Narrator : Katy Anderson. (Female)
    • System Number : S15092
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Maureen O'Donnell is a psychiatric patient, stuck in an affair with Douglas, a shady therapist.
      Maureen O'Donnell is a psychiatric patient, stuck in an affair with Douglas, a shady therapist. She's about to end it with him when she wakes up one morning to find him in her living room with his throat slit. Viewed by the police as both a suspect and a witness, even Maureen's family suspects her. Panic-stricken, she retraces Douglas' last days, finding a trail of rape and deception at a psychiatric hospital where she'd been an inmate. The patients won't talk and staff are afraid. Then a second brutalised corpse is discovered and Maureen realises that her life is in danger.

  • Title : The truce at Bakura : Star Wars Legends
    The truce at Bakura : Star Wars Legends
    • Author : Tyers, Kathy.
    • Narrator : Anthony Heald. (Male)
    • System Number : S15093
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      No sooner has Darth Vader's funeral pyre burned to ashes on Endor than the Alliance intercepts a call for help from a far-flung Imperial outpost.
      No sooner has Darth Vader's funeral pyre burned to ashes on Endor than the Alliance intercepts a call for help from a far-flung Imperial outpost. Bakura is on the edge of known space and the first to meet the Ssi-ruuk, cold-blooded reptilian invaders who, once allied with the now dead Emperor, are approaching Imperial space with only one goal; total domination. Princess Leia sees the mission as an opportunity to achieve a diplomatic victory for the Alliance. But it assumes even greater importance when a vision of Obi-Wan Kenobi appears to Luke Skywalker with the message that he must go to Bakura -- or risk losing everything the Rebels have fought so desperately to achieve.

  • Title : The antipodeans
    The antipodeans
    • Author : McGee, Greg.
    • Narrator : Paul Haley and Genevieve Swallow. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15097
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 21 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Beginning with the return to Venice of an old and sick man determined to confront his past, and accompanied by his daughter who is escaping hers, The Antipodeans spans three generations of a New Zealand family and their interaction with three families of Northern Italy.
      Beginning with the return to Venice of an old and sick man determined to confront his past, and accompanied by his daughter who is escaping hers, The Antipodeans spans three generations of a New Zealand family and their interaction with three families of Northern Italy. From Venice to the South Island of New Zealand, from the assassination of a Gestapo commander in the last days of Italian resistance in WWII to contemporary real estate shenanigans in Auckland, from political assassination in the darkest days of the Red Brigade to the vaulting cosmology of particle physics, The Antipodeans is a novel of epic proportions where families from the opposite ends of the earth discover an intergenerational legacy of love and blood and betrayal.

  • Title : Enchanted : Donovan legacy, book 4
    Enchanted : Donovan legacy, book 4
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Alexander Cendese.
    • System Number : S15098
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Supernatural fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lovely, guileless Rowan Murray was drawn to darkly enigmatic Liam Donovan with a force she'd never imagined could exist.
      Lovely, guileless Rowan Murray was drawn to darkly enigmatic Liam Donovan with a force she'd never imagined could exist. But before Liam could give Rowan his love, he first had to trust her with the incredible truth about himself, and his family.

  • Title : Metro 2033 : Metro, book 1
    Metro 2033 : Metro, book 1
    • Author : Glukhovskiĭ, Dmitriĭ.
    • Narrator : Rupert Degas. (Male)
    • System Number : S15100
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      The year is 2033 and the world has been reduced to rubble.
      The year is 2033 and the world has been reduced to rubble. Humanity is nearly extinct and a few thousand survivors live on in the Moscow Metro, humanity's last refuge. Stations have become mini-statelets and now with a new and terrible threat. The year is 2033 and the world has been reduced to rubble. Humanity is nearly extinct and a few thousand survivors live on in the Moscow Metro, humanity's last refuge. Stations have become mini-statelets and now with a new and terrible threat.

  • Title : The woman in the water : Charles Lenox, book 11
    The woman in the water : Charles Lenox, book 11
    • Author : Finch, Charles.
    • Narrator : James Langton. (Male)
    • System Number : S15101
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective without a single case.
      London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends a letter to the paper claiming to have committed the perfect crime and promising to kill again, Lenox is convinced that this is his chance to prove himself. The writer's first victim is a young woman whose body is found in a naval trunk, caught up in the rushes of a small islets in the middle of the Thames. With few clues to go on, Lenox endeavours to solve the crime before another innocent life is lost. When the killer's sights are turned toward those whom Lenox holds most dear, the stakes are raised and Lenox is trapped in a desperate game of cat and mouse.

  • Title : Whispers & Phantoms : Dean Koontz collection
    Whispers & Phantoms : Dean Koontz collection
    • Author : Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)
    • Narrator : William Dufris, Buck Schirner. (Male)
    • System Number : S15108
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 34 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      WHISPERS: HE IS BACK.
      WHISPERS: HE IS BACK. Hilary Thomas knew terror as a child, but never anything like this. HE IS BACK. He is hunting her with a sick desire more terrifying than hatred could ever be. And he is in her house again. HE IS BACK. He is on the stairs, and he can't be stopped. Hilary killed him once and he keeps coming back. Again and again. HE IS BACK. He is at her bedroom door. PHANTOMS: CLOSER. They found the town silent, apparently abandoned. Then they found the first body strangely swollen and still warm. One hundred fifty were dead, three hundred fifty missing. But the terror had only begun in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, California. AND CLOSER. At first they thought it was the work of a maniac. Or terrorists. Or toxic contamination. Or a bizarre new disease. AND CLOSER. But then they found the truth. And they saw it in the flesh. And it was worse than anything any of them had ever imagined.

  • Title : One more lie
    One more lie
    • Author : Lloyd, Amy.
    • Narrator : Joe Gaminara and Tamaryn Payne. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15109
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Charlotte wants to start fresh.
      Charlotte wants to start fresh. She wants to forget her past, forget prison, and, most of all, forget Sean. But old habits die hard... Despite the ankle monitor she must wear as part of her parole agreement and frequent visits to her therapist, she soon finds herself sliding back towards the type of behaviour that sent her to prison in the first place. The further down that path she goes, however, the closer she gets to the crime that put her in prison all those years ago. And then, one day, Sean tracks her down. And she is forced to face the one devastating memory she'd much much rather forget...

  • Title : Highland protector : Murray family, book 17
    Highland protector : Murray family, book 17
    • Author : Howell, Hannah.
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe. (Female)
    • System Number : S15110
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Someone would see Ilsabeth Murray Armstrong hang for murder.
      Someone would see Ilsabeth Murray Armstrong hang for murder. When her dagger is found buried in the body of one of the king's men, there is little room for doubt -- the perpetrator must pay with her life. But Ilsabeth is no killer, and only one person can help clear her name: Sir Simon Innes, a man so steely and cool that no danger can rattle him... and no woman in distress can sway his heart. Until now. Simon has spent his life searching for truth in a world fraught with deception. But the hauntingly beautiful fugitive seeking his aid affects him so deeply, he wonders if he can trust the flawless judgment he has always relied on. For all signs point to Ilsabeth's guilt, except one -- the unparalleled desire he feels at her slightest touch.

  • Title : The silent tide
    The silent tide
    • Author : Hore, Rachel.
    • Narrator : Gerri Halligan. (Female)
    • System Number : S15111
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Emily commissions an account of novelist Hugh Morton, she finds herself steering a path between Morton's widow who's determined to protect his secrets and the charming and ambitious biographer Joel Richards.
      When Emily commissions an account of novelist Hugh Morton, she finds herself steering a path between Morton's widow who's determined to protect his secrets and the charming and ambitious biographer Joel Richards. But someone is sending Emily messages about Hugh Morton's past and she discovers a buried story that has to be told... One winter's day in 1948, a chance meeting for 19-year old Isabel Barber, who has run away from home, leads to a fascinating career in publishing. But when she develops a close editorial relationship with charismatic young debut novelist Hugh Morton, the professional becomes passionately personal. Not only are all her plans put to flight, but she finds herself in a struggle for her very survival. Hore's suspenseful new novel evokes the milieux of London publishing past and present and connects the very different worlds of two young women, who through their individual quests for truth, love and happiness become inextricably linked.

  • Title : Where the crawdads sing
    Where the crawdads sing
    • Author : Owens, Delia.
    • Narrator : Cassandra Campbell. (Female)
    • System Number : S15112
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      For years, rumours of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast.
      For years, rumours of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. But Kya is not what they say. Abandoned at age ten, she has survived on her own in the marsh that she calls home. A born naturalist with just one day of school, she takes life lessons from the land, learning from the false signals of fireflies the real way of this world. But while she could have lived in solitude forever, the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. Drawn to two young men from town, who are each intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world--until the unthinkable happens.

  • Title : Aftermath : Star Wars: Aftermath, book 1
    Aftermath : Star Wars: Aftermath, book 1
    • Author : Wendig, Chuck.
    • Narrator : Marc Thompson. (Male)
    • System Number : S15113
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Journey to Star Wars: the force awakens -- As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance, now a fledgling New Republic, presses its advantage by hunting down the enemy's scattered forces before they can regroup and retaliate.
      Journey to Star Wars: the force awakens -- As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance, now a fledgling New Republic, presses its advantage by hunting down the enemy's scattered forces before they can regroup and retaliate. But above the remote planet Akiva, an ominous show of the enemy's strength is unfolding. Out on a lone reconnaissance mission, pilot Wedge Antilles watches Imperial Star Destroyers gather like birds of prey circling for a kill, but he is taken captive before he can report back to the New Republic leaders.

  • Title : Return to Stringybark Creek : Callahans of Stringybark Creek, book 3
    Return to Stringybark Creek : Callahans of Stringybark Creek, book 3
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart. (Female)
    • System Number : S15114
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      When top-flight journalists Hadley Callahan and Mitch Samuals married two years ago, theirs had been declared the celebrity wedding of the year.
      When top-flight journalists Hadley Callahan and Mitch Samuals married two years ago, theirs had been declared the celebrity wedding of the year. But, now, Hadley unexpectedly returns to Stringybark Creek alone hiding an explosive secret. While Hadley's in town, the shocking suicide of one of their old school friends brings her and childhood friend, Ollie, together as they mourn their loss and begin a campaign to raise awareness of rural mental health, both wanting to make a difference. With Mitch putting pressure on Hadley to keep quiet, and the secret she's keeping causing her great anguish, Hadley's feelings for Ollie take her by surprise. But her life is so messed up at the moment - what future could they possibly have together?

  • Title : Silken prey : Lucas Davenport, book 23
    Silken prey : Lucas Davenport, book 23
    • Author : Sandford, John.
    • Narrator : Richard Ferrone. (Male)
    • System Number : S15115
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A Minnesota political fixer has hit the jackpot, or so he thinks.
      A Minnesota political fixer has hit the jackpot, or so he thinks. Hired to take down the incumbent U.S. senator with a vicious smear to open the way for an ambitious heiress who sees the Senate as merely a stepping-stone, he decides his payoff should be larger. Instead, he gets only a small one: 9 millimetres, to be exact.

  • Title : The dogs of war
    The dogs of war
    • Author : Forsyth, Frederick.
    • Narrator : David Rintoul. (Male)
    • System Number : S15116
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : War stories, Suspense stories, Adventure stories.
    • Summary :
      In a remote corner of Zangara, a small republic in Africa, lies Crystal Mountain.
      In a remote corner of Zangara, a small republic in Africa, lies Crystal Mountain. At certain times of the day the mountain emits a strange glow. Only Sir James Manson knows why. The mountain contains ten billion dollars worth of the world's most valuable mineral, platinum. Now the only question is, how to get hold of it. Sir James knows how. Invade the country with a band of savage, cold-blooded mercenaries. Topple the government and set up a puppet dictatorship. Unleash the dogs of war.

  • Title : The long drop : a novel
    The long drop : a novel
    • Author : Mina, Denise.
    • Narrator : David Monteath.
    • System Number : S15117
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      The "trial of the century" in 1950's Glasgow is over.
      The "trial of the century" in 1950's Glasgow is over. Peter Manuel has been found guilty of a string of murders and is waiting to die by hanging. But every good crime story has a beginning. Manuel's starts with the murder of William Watt's family. Looking no further that Watt himself, the police are convinced he's guilty. Desperate to clear his name, Watt turns to Manuel, a career criminal who claims to have information that will finger the real killer. As Watt seeks justice with Manuel's help, everyone the pair meets has blood on their hands as they sell their version of the truth. Based on true events, The Long Drop is an explosive novel about guilt, innocence and the power of a good story to hide the difference.

  • Title : The keeper : Dismas Hardy, book 15
    The keeper : Dismas Hardy, book 15
    • Author : Lescroart, John T.
    • Narrator : David Colacci. (Male)
    • System Number : S15118
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 39 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Legal stories, Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Moses McGuire has good reason to be concerned about his beautiful twenty-three year-old daughter, Brittany.
      Moses McGuire has good reason to be concerned about his beautiful twenty-three year-old daughter, Brittany. She moves quickly from one boyfriend to the next, and always seems to prefer a new and mysterious stranger to a man she knows something about. But her most recent ex, Rick Jessup, isn’t willing to let her go, culminating in a terrible night when Brittany is raped. Within twenty-four hours, Rick Jessup is dead, Moses McGuire is the prime suspect in the investigation, and Dismas Hardy has been hired as the defence. Making things even more complicated, McGuire has fallen off the wagon, and his stay in prison could bring to light old secrets that would destroy Hardy and his closest colleagues’ careers. As the overwhelming evidence against McGuire piles up, Dismas Hardy focuses on planting doubt in the minds of the jurors, until, in a feat of legal ingenuity that is staggering in both its implications and its simplicity, Hardy sees a new way forward that might just save them all. But at what price?

  • Title : The imperialist
    The imperialist
    • Author : Duncan, Sara Jeannette.
    • Narrator : Bruce Pirie. (Male)
    • System Number : S15119
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      “The Imperialist,” a novel by Sara Jeannette Duncan, published in 1904, is a portrait of life in small-town Ontario at the beginning of the 20th century.
      “The Imperialist,” a novel by Sara Jeannette Duncan, published in 1904, is a portrait of life in small-town Ontario at the beginning of the 20th century. At that time, English Canada was torn between affectionate loyalty for the “mother country” (Britain), and, on the other side, hard-headed respect for the demands of life in the shadow of the dynamic American economy. (In a by-election, one party pushes for establishing a preferred trading relationship between Canada and Britain: this is the “imperialist” position referred to by the book’s title.) Main characters find themselves in problematic love stories that unfold against the backdrop of a society that is working out its national identity. These national issues would continue to vex Canada for decades to come. The author is ambivalent about the larger debates, but offers richly specific, subtle, and entertaining observations of manners and morals. In the decades since publication, “The Imperialist” has been increasingly appreciated as a landmark in Canadian fiction. Critic and scholar Peter Allen has written: “Duncan is an eloquent and important witness to the ambiguity of [Canada’s] developing national identity in the years before World War I.” NOTE: In this novel, a brief depiction of Native Canadians uses what we today recognize as offensive stereotypes. It is LibriVox policy to record texts as their authors originally intended. * - Summary by Bruce Pirie

  • Title : A gathering storm
    A gathering storm
    • Author : Hore, Rachel.
    • Narrator : Gerri Halligan. (Female)
    • System Number : S15121
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lucy Cardwell has recently lost her troubled father Tom.
      Lucy Cardwell has recently lost her troubled father Tom. Visiting her father's childhood home, Carylon Manor, Lucy meets an old woman named Beatrice who has an extraordinary tale to tell.

  • Title : The detective wore silk drawers : Sergeant Cribb, book 2
    The detective wore silk drawers : Sergeant Cribb, book 2
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter.
    • Narrator : David Thorpe. (Male)
    • System Number : S15124
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Forbidden in Victorian England, the grim and violent world of bare-knuckle fighting has gone underground.
      Forbidden in Victorian England, the grim and violent world of bare-knuckle fighting has gone underground. So when a headless body is found floating in the Thames, his hands "pickled" for fighting, Sergeant Cribb knows he is facing a challenge. Desperate for information, they select the young constable Henry Jago to infiltrate the gang, subjecting him to a rigorous programme of purging, pickling and training. Cribb is certain that the losing fighters are being killed, or worse, so getting Jago out just in time is crucial.

  • Title : Getting lucky : Sapphire Falls, book 5
    Getting lucky : Sapphire Falls, book 5
    • Author : Nicholas, Erin.
    • Narrator : Kate Udall. (Female)
    • System Number : S15126
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      TJ Bennett knows one thing for certain - being in love isn't for him.
      TJ Bennett knows one thing for certain - being in love isn't for him. Been there, done that, has the scars to prove it. But that's before he meets colorful, sweet, slightly kooky Hope Daniels. Hope is in town only temporarily. She simply wants to have a cup of coffee with the father she's never known. That's it. She doesn't need to buy any Father's Day cards or have a date for any father-daughter dances. She just wants to have a conversation with the man who stole her mother's heart 26 summers ago in Sapphire Falls. But when her directions lead her to TJ's house instead, everything becomes a lot more complicated...and a lot more interesting. Because there's nothing like a big gruff introvert to push this extrovert's let-me-make-it-all-better buttons.

  • Title : Planet of twilight : Star Wars Legends
    Planet of twilight : Star Wars Legends
    • Author : Hambly, Barbara.
    • Narrator : Anthony Heald. (Male)
    • System Number : S15127
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      On a barren and remote planet, a ruthless warlord seeking to exploit its vast mineral wealth kidnaps Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker searches for his long-lost love Callista, and a long-dormant, sentient lifeform is awakening to threaten the entire galaxy.
      On a barren and remote planet, a ruthless warlord seeking to exploit its vast mineral wealth kidnaps Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker searches for his long-lost love Callista, and a long-dormant, sentient lifeform is awakening to threaten the entire galaxy.

  • Title : North star
    North star
    • Author : Lane, Karly.
    • Narrator : Melle Stewart. (Female)
    • System Number : S15128
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      After a bitter divorce, Kate and her battle-scarred kids escape the city to the vast but rundown property of North Star.
      After a bitter divorce, Kate and her battle-scarred kids escape the city to the vast but rundown property of North Star. Bequeathed to her by her grandfather, it had been in the family for generations, but it doesn't take long for her realise that she's going to need every ounce of determination to restore the homestead to its former glory and fulfil her dream of turning it into a bush retreat. As she starts to make headway with the restoration and falls for a local bloke, Kate finally feels like life is going right for her. Then her ex-husband comes to town and triggers a series of events that will change her life forever...

  • Title : Airs and graces
    Airs and graces
    • Author : James, Erica.
    • Narrator : Charlotte Strevens. (Female)
    • System Number : S15129
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Ellen has been living on her own in a picturesque cottage in Cheshire since her husband abandoned her for life in Provence.
      Ellen has been living on her own in a picturesque cottage in Cheshire since her husband abandoned her for life in Provence. Struggling to make ends meet and having married once for love, she's now determined that second time round it'll be for money.

  • Title : The basement
    The basement
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Luke Daniels. (Male)
    • System Number : S15130
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A serial killer is torturing and killing women in New York.
      A serial killer is torturing and killing women in New York. And two detectives are sure that a writer is behind the murders. But as they close in on their suspect, a woman is being held captive in a basement somewhere in the city. Can they find the killer before the latest victim is killed?

  • Title : False friends : Spider Shepherd, book 9
    False friends : Spider Shepherd, book 9
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15131
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The most wanted man in the world is dead.
      The most wanted man in the world is dead. Now those loyal to him seek revenge. When Navy Seals track down and kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan, it's obvious there was a traitor on the inside. After the false friends are revealed to be two British students, Malik and Chaudhry - former Islamic fundamentalists recruited by MI5 - they become targets themselves. Dan 'Spider' Shepherd must teach the pair how to survive undercover with al-Qaeda closing in. But Spider is not used to playing the handler. And with the line between mentor and friend beginning to blur, and a terrorist plot putting thousands of lives at stake, can he protect everyone before it's too late?

  • Title : Darksaber : Star Wars Legends
    Darksaber : Star Wars Legends
    • Author : Anderson, Kevin J.
    • Narrator : Anthony Heald. (Male)
    • System Number : S15135
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Luke Skywalker and Han Solo return to the desert planet Tatooine seeking Obi-Wan Kenobi.
      Luke Skywalker and Han Solo return to the desert planet Tatooine seeking Obi-Wan Kenobi. Once on Tatooine they become involved in a plots by the Hutts to construct a super-weapon, and by the Empire to destroy the Jedi.

  • Title : Ashes reborn : Souls of Fire, Book 4
    Ashes reborn : Souls of Fire, Book 4
    • Author : Arthur, Keri.
    • Narrator : Saskia Maarleveld. (Female)
    • System Number : S15136
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Fantasy fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      The clock is ticking as Emberly - a phoenix capable of taking human form - races to take revenge against the sadistic and mysterious Rinaldo.
      The clock is ticking as Emberly - a phoenix capable of taking human form - races to take revenge against the sadistic and mysterious Rinaldo. The elusive rebel leader threatens to keep killing until he is given all of the research about a plaguelike virus derived from vampire blood. Forced to reach out to the Paranormal Investigations Team for help, Emberly and her partner, Jackson, must decide who to trust as they follow the trail of dead bodies. When classified information is leaked and their safe house is ambushed, Emberly's suspicions are confirmed - someone at PIT has betrayed them. A final battle looms and Emberly will need to command all her powers - or watch the world turn to ash...

  • Title : Moonlight over Manhattan
    Moonlight over Manhattan
    • Author : Morgan, Sarah
    • Narrator : Jennifer Woodward. (Female)
    • System Number : S15137
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      Determined to conquer a lifetime of shyness, Harriet Knight challenges herself to do one thing a day in December that scares her, including celebrating Christmas without her family.
      Determined to conquer a lifetime of shyness, Harriet Knight challenges herself to do one thing a day in December that scares her, including celebrating Christmas without her family. But when dog walker Harriet meets her newest client, exuberant spaniel Madi, she adds an extra challenge to her list - dealing with Madi's temporary dog sitter, Dr Ethan Black and their very unexpected chemistry.

  • Title : The Wall Street Girl
    The Wall Street Girl
    • Author : Bartlett, Frederick Orin
    • Narrator : Ashleigh Jane (Female)
    • System Number : S15139
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction
    • Summary :
      "The Wall Street Girl" by Frederick Orin Bartlett.
      "The Wall Street Girl" by Frederick Orin Bartlett. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

  • Title : Song of the Bellbirds
    Song of the Bellbirds
    • Author : Rennie, Anne McCullagh
    • Narrator : Hannah Norris (Female)
    • System Number : S15140
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      From the steps of the Sydney Opera House came international acclaim ...
      From the steps of the Sydney Opera House came international acclaim ... but at a price.All young Lizzy wants to do is sing, ride the boundaries of her family's Queensland property and dream of one day performing on stage. But when a freak storm hits the area, wreaking havoc and bringing tragedy, she swears never to sing another note.Lizzy, however, has a voice as uplifting as the pure beauty of the song of the bellbirds, and others are not quite so willing to let her remarkable talent go to waste. There is the loving but ambitious Sister Angelica, a natural teacher; the vibrant and dangerously attractive Maestro Leonard Rominski, whose charms Lizzy finds irresistible; and the irrepressible Gran, whose love sustains Lizzy through thrilling highs and crushing lows.But it is Lizzy alone who will ultimately decide if the price she must pay to sing is too high.

  • Title : Intrigues
    Intrigues
    • Author : Lackey, Mercedes
    • Narrator : Nick Podehl (Male)
    • System Number : S15141
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction
    • Summary :
      When Mags (Magpie), a thirteen-year-old orphan chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar and taken to the capital city, she is "recognized" by foreign secret operatives whose purpose is unknown, and then comes under suspicion.
      When Mags (Magpie), a thirteen-year-old orphan chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar and taken to the capital city, she is "recognized" by foreign secret operatives whose purpose is unknown, and then comes under suspicion.

  • Title : The Darling Dahlias and the unlucky clover : Book 7 of The Darling Dahlias mysteries
    The Darling Dahlias and the unlucky clover : Book 7 of The Darling Dahlias mysteries
    • Author : Albert, Susan Wittig
    • Narrator : Peggity Price (Female)
    • System Number : S15143
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 38 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      1934.
      1934. It looks like the music has ended for Darling's favourite barbershop quartet, the Lucky Four Clovers, just days before the Dixie Regional Barbershop Competition. Another unlucky break: a serious foul-up in Darling's telephone system and not a penny for repairs. And while liquor is legal again, moonshine isn't. Sheriff Buddy Norris needs a little luck when he goes into Briar Swamp to confront Cypress County's most notorious bootlegger. What he finds upends his sense of justice.

  • Title : The Darling Dahlias and the poinsettia puzzle : Book 8 of The Darling Dahlias mysteries
    The Darling Dahlias and the poinsettia puzzle : Book 8 of The Darling Dahlias mysteries
    • Author : Albert, Susan Wittig
    • Narrator : Peggity Price (Female)
    • System Number : S15144
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 41 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Christmas season in 1934 Darling, Alabama, finds the Dahlias lending their talents to a new bakery, the biggest puzzle of Charlie's career, an exploited young performer, and Sheriff Norris' investigation at a nearby prison farm.
      The Christmas season in 1934 Darling, Alabama, finds the Dahlias lending their talents to a new bakery, the biggest puzzle of Charlie's career, an exploited young performer, and Sheriff Norris' investigation at a nearby prison farm.

  • Title : A Forgotten Place
    A Forgotten Place
    • Author : Todd, Charles
    • Narrator : Rosalyn Landor (Female)
    • System Number : S15145
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Historical fiction, Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      The fighting has ended, but the war has left wounds that are still agonizingly raw.
      The fighting has ended, but the war has left wounds that are still agonizingly raw. Battlefield Nurse Bess Crawford has been assigned to a clinic for amputees, and the Welsh patients worry her. When they are released, she fears that peace will do what war couldn't -- take their lives.

  • Title : Again the magic
    Again the magic
    • Author : Kleypas, Lisa
    • Narrator : Rosalyn Landor (Female)
    • System Number : S15147
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      No Summary Available
      No Summary Available

  • Title : The bombmaker
    The bombmaker
    • Author : Leather, Stephen
    • Narrator : Unknown (Male)
    • System Number : S15150
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Ten years ago, Andrea Hayes was the best master bombmaker in the business.
      Ten years ago, Andrea Hayes was the best master bombmaker in the business. Young, beautiful and deadly, she was the favourite of her Irish republican masters. Then it all went wrong. Five children were killed, when disruption was all that was intended. It all became too much, and she turned away from her trade. Now, a new Andrea Hayes lives a safe suburban life, with her loving husband and young daughter. But then her daughter is kidnapped by persons unknown and the past has come knocking.

  • Title : Lastnight : Jack Nightingale, book 5
    Lastnight : Jack Nightingale, book 5
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15152
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      A killer is murdering Goths with relish - skinning and butchering them.
      A killer is murdering Goths with relish - skinning and butchering them. The cops aren't getting anywhere so Jack Nightingale's nemesis, Superintendent Chalmers, asks him for help. Nightingale discovers that the murdered Goths had one thing in common: a tattoo connected to the secretive, Satanic, child-sacrificing cult called the Order Of Nine Angles. As Nightingale closes in on the killers, the tables are turned and he finds himself in the firing line, along with his friends and family. The Order will stop at nothing to protect their secrets and Nightingale realises that there is nothing he can do to protect himself. It leaves him with only one way to stop the carnage - and that's to take his own life...

  • Title : A place of secrets
    A place of secrets
    • Author : Hore, Rachel.
    • Narrator : Jilly Bond. (Female)
    • System Number : S15153
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours
    • Genre : Historical fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      A runaway bestseller in Britain with more than 100,000 copies sold, a riveting historical mystery in the tradition of Kate Morton.
      A runaway bestseller in Britain with more than 100,000 copies sold, a riveting historical mystery in the tradition of Kate Morton. The night before it all begins, Jude has the same nightmare that haunted her as a child: running through a dark forest, crying for her mother. Now her six-year-old niece, Summer, is having the same dream, and Jude is frightened for her. A successful auctioneer, Jude is struggling to come to terms with the death of her husband. When she's asked to value a collection of scientific instruments and manuscripts belonging to Anthony Wickham, a lonely eighteenth-century astronomer, she leaps at the chance to escape London for the untamed beauty of Norfolk, where she grew up. As Jude untangles Wickham's tragic story, she discovers threatening links to the present.

  • Title : Masked prey : Lucas Davenport, book 30
    Masked prey : Lucas Davenport, book 30
    • Author : Sandford, John.
    • Narrator : Richard Ferrone. (Male)
    • System Number : S15154
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      The daughter of a U.S.
      The daughter of a U.S. Senator is monitoring her social media presence when she finds a picture of herself on a strange blog. And there are other pictures... of the children of other influential Washington politicians, walking or standing outside their schools, each identified by name. Surrounding the photos are texts of vicious political rants from a motley variety of radical groups. It's obviously alarming -- is there an unstable extremist tracking the loved ones of power politicians with deadly intent? But when the FBI is called in, there isn't much the feds can do. The anonymous photographer can't be pinned down to one location or IP address, and more importantly, at least to the paper-processing bureaucrats, no crime has actually been committed. With nowhere else to turn, influential senators decide to call in someone who can operate outside the FBI's constraints: Lucas Davenport.

  • Title : Balance point : Star Wars Legends: The New Jedi Order
    Balance point : Star Wars Legends: The New Jedi Order
    • Author : Tyers, Kathy.
    • Narrator : Michael Cumpsty. (Male)
    • System Number : S15155
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Poisoned by centuries of technological excess, the planet Duro is an unlivable hell, long abandoned by its own inhabitants, who dwell above their polluted world in orbital habitats.
      Poisoned by centuries of technological excess, the planet Duro is an unlivable hell, long abandoned by its own inhabitants, who dwell above their polluted world in orbital habitats. But there is no place else to channel the flood of refugees fleeing the murderous Yuuzhan Vong. So a deal is struck: In exchange for a new home, the refugees will work to restore the planet to health, under the watchful eye of Leia Organa Solo. As tempers begin to flare between the Duros and the New Republic, and between groups of refugees, Han Solo, his son, Jacen, and the Ryn called Droma arrive to keep the peace. They are unaware that Leia is on Duro . . . and that Luke, Mara, and Anakin are on their way, searching for a missing Jedi apprentice. And none realize that the Yuuzhan Vong have chosen this embattled planet as the next target in their brutal coreward thrust.

  • Title : The coffin dancer : Lincoln Rhyme, book 2
    The coffin dancer : Lincoln Rhyme, book 2
    • Author : Deaver, Jeffery.
    • Narrator : Jeff Harding. (Male)
    • System Number : S15158
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      NYPD criminalist Lincoln Rhyme joins his beautiful protégée Amelia Sachs, in the hunt for the Coffin Dancer—an ingenious killer who changes his appearance even faster than he adds to his trail of victims.
      NYPD criminalist Lincoln Rhyme joins his beautiful protégée Amelia Sachs, in the hunt for the Coffin Dancer—an ingenious killer who changes his appearance even faster than he adds to his trail of victims. They have only one clue: the madman has a tattoo of the Grim Reaper waltzing with a woman in front of a coffin. Rhyme must rely on his wits and intuition to track the elusive murderer through New York City—knowing they have only forty-eight hours before the Coffin Dancer strikes again.

  • Title : The horse whisperer
    The horse whisperer
    • Author : Evans, Nicholas.
    • Narrator : William Dufris. (Male)
    • System Number : S15159
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Romance.
    • Summary :
      In the still of a snow-covered morning in upstate New York, a girl out riding her horse is hit by a truck.
      In the still of a snow-covered morning in upstate New York, a girl out riding her horse is hit by a truck. Though horribly injured, both 13-year-old Grace Maclean and her horse Pilgrim survive. But the impact on their lives is devastating. Grace is the only child of prominent New York magazine editor, Annie Graves, and her lawyer husband Robert. In a way that none of them at first understands, their destiny comes to depend on Pilgrim's. So mutilated and traumatised is he that even the vet who saved him wishes he hadn't. Annie refuses to have him put down, sensing that if she does, something in Grace will die too. Then Annie hears about a man called Tom Booker, a 'whisperer' who is said to have the gift of healing troubled horses. Abandoning her job, Annie sets off across the continent with Grace and Pilgrim to find him. Under the massive Montana sky, all their lives are changed for ever.

  • Title : Dragon's time : Dragonriders of Pern, book 23
    Dragon's time : Dragonriders of Pern, book 23
    • Author : McCaffrey, Anne.
    • Narrator : Emily Durante. (Female)
    • System Number : S15160
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction, Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Even though Lorana cured the plague that was killing the dragons of Pern, sacrificing her queen dragon in the process, the effects of the disease were so devastating that there are no longer enough dragons available to fight the fall of deadly Thread.
      Even though Lorana cured the plague that was killing the dragons of Pern, sacrificing her queen dragon in the process, the effects of the disease were so devastating that there are no longer enough dragons available to fight the fall of deadly Thread. And as the situation grows more dire, a pregnant Lorana decides that she must take drastic steps in the quest for help. Meanwhile, back at Telgar Weyr, Weyrwoman Fiona, herself pregnant, and the harper Kindan must somehow keep morale from fading altogether in the face of the steadily mounting losses of dragons and their riders. But time weighs heavily against them, until Lorana finds a way to use time itself in their favor.

  • Title : Emissary : Star Trek, Deep Space Nine
    Emissary : Star Trek, Deep Space Nine
    • Author : Dillard, J.M. (Jeanne M.).
    • Narrator : Nana Visitor. (Female)
    • System Number : S15161
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Commander Benjamin Sisko is just recovering from the death of his wife when he is assigned command over the former Cardassian, but new Federation space station, Deep Space Nine.
      Commander Benjamin Sisko is just recovering from the death of his wife when he is assigned command over the former Cardassian, but new Federation space station, Deep Space Nine. This space station is strategically located not only because of its orbit about Bajor, but also because of its proximity to the only known stable wormhole in the galaxy. After meeting the other Bajoran and Starfleet personnel assigned to the station, including a former Bajoran freedom fighter and a shapeshifter, Sisko finds himself in that very wormhole and in the midst of a metaphysical experience as the alien inhabitants of the wormhole question the concepts of time and love. Sisko, filled with humanistic hubris, begins to explain these experiences, and resolve his painful past.

  • Title : The spoils of poynton
    The spoils of poynton
    • Author : James, Henry
    • Narrator : Maureen O'Brien (Female)
    • System Number : S15162
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 31 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction.
    • Summary :
      The novel The Spoils of Poynton represents a major turning point in the stylistic development of American literary master Henry James, as he eased into the tense, taut drawing-room dramas that would come to characterize his later work.
      The novel The Spoils of Poynton represents a major turning point in the stylistic development of American literary master Henry James, as he eased into the tense, taut drawing-room dramas that would come to characterize his later work. The story centers on the struggle between a widow and her son as they decide what to do with the family collection of antiques, but under the surface, it's a brilliant look at family dynamics during a period of change, turmoil and shifting roles.

  • Title : Black ops : Spider Shepherd, book 12
    Black ops : Spider Shepherd, book 12
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15163
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Spider Shepherd's MI5 Controller, Charlie Button, has gone rogue, using government resources to get revenge on the men who killed her husband.
      Spider Shepherd's MI5 Controller, Charlie Button, has gone rogue, using government resources to get revenge on the men who killed her husband. Spider is told to betray her. Worse, he's asked to cooperate with his nemesis at MI6, Jeremy Willoughby Brown, in taking Charlie down. Meanwhile, Spider's 16 year-old-son is caught with drugs. But the drug police offer Spider a deal: go undercover, unmask a local dealer and his son will go free. Spider has no option but to cooperate. There's little time to debate because another high profile mission is about to engulf him. Along with everything else, it's down to Spider to stop the assassination of a head of state on British soil.

  • Title : Caretaker : Star Trek, Voyager
    Caretaker : Star Trek, Voyager
    • Author : Graf, L.A.
    • Narrator : Robert Picardo. (Male)
    • System Number : S15164
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Captain Kathryn Janeway and the crew of the Starship Voyager are transported by alien technology to the other side of the galaxy, years away from the Federation and everything they call home.
      Captain Kathryn Janeway and the crew of the Starship Voyager are transported by alien technology to the other side of the galaxy, years away from the Federation and everything they call home. There an enigmatic being known as the Caretaker kidnaps two crew members and transports them to a people known as the Ocampa. Captain Janeway must rescue her crew members, battle a hostile race called the Kazon-Ogla, and solve the mystery which surrounds the Caretaker, only to begin the fantastic voyage back to Earth.

  • Title : Highland angel : Murray family, book 7
    Highland angel : Murray family, book 7
    • Author : Howell, Hannah.
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe. (Female)
    • System Number : S15165
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sir Payton Murray's reputation as a lover is rivaled only by his prowess with the sword, yet it is the latter gift that has captured the interest of Kirstie MacLye.
      Sir Payton Murray's reputation as a lover is rivaled only by his prowess with the sword, yet it is the latter gift that has captured the interest of Kirstie MacLye. Fleeing a murderous husband who left her for dead, she vows to expose the man for the vile scoundrel that he is. She also knows it will take planning, cunning, and the help of a brave, arrogant, and willing champion. Kirstie only prays that Sir Payton will accept her challenge. Risking the ire of his own clan and hers, Payton nonetheless cannot ignore Kirstie's desperate plea or her captivating beauty. For he knows that nothing will deter the spirited lass from bringing an evil man to justice, even if she must do it alone. Joining her on this crusade, he embarks upon a dangerous quest against a powerful enemy only too eager to destroy them both.

  • Title : New York night : Jack Nightingale, book 7
    New York night : Jack Nightingale, book 7
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15166
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Teenagers are being possessed and turning into sadistic murderers.
      Teenagers are being possessed and turning into sadistic murderers. Priests can't help, nor can psychiatrists. So who is behind the demonic possessions? Jack Nightingale is called in to investigate, and finds his own soul is on the line.

  • Title : The dandelion years
    The dandelion years
    • Author : James, Erica.
    • Narrator : Emma Gregory and Lee Maxwell Simpson. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15167
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Domestic fiction, Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl, providing a perfect sanctuary to hide from the tragedy which shattered her childhood.
      Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl, providing a perfect sanctuary to hide from the tragedy which shattered her childhood. Now an adult, Saskia is still living at Ashcombe and as a book restorer devotes her days tending to the broken, battered books that find their way to her, daydreaming about the people who had once turned their pages. When she discovers a notebook carefully concealed in an old Bible - and realising someone has gone to a great deal of trouble to hide a story of their own - Saskia finds herself drawn into a heart-rending tale of wartime love.

  • Title : The guest list
    The guest list
    • Author : Foley, Lucy.
    • Narrator : Chloe Massey, Olivia Dowd, Sarah Ovens, Rich Keeble, Aoife McMahon, and Jot Davies. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15168
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate the joining of two people--the groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star; and the bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher.
      On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate the joining of two people--the groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star; and the bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. As the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the reminiscences and well wishes. The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the island, everyone is trapped. All have a secret. All have a motive.

  • Title : Warped : Star Trek, Deep Space Nine
    Warped : Star Trek, Deep Space Nine
    • Author : Jeter, K.W.
    • Narrator : René Auberjonois. (Male)
    • System Number : S15169
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Political tensions on Bajor are once again on the rise, and the various factions may soon come to open conflict.
      Political tensions on Bajor are once again on the rise, and the various factions may soon come to open conflict. In addition, a series of murders has shaken everyone on board the station. While Security Chief Odo investigates the murders, Commander Sisko finds himself butting up against a new religious faction that plans to take over Bajor and force the Federation to leave Deep Space Nine ...

  • Title : Anna Karenina : talking classics
    Anna Karenina : talking classics
    • Author : Tolstoy, Leo.
    • Narrator : Diana Quick. (Female)
    • System Number : S15170
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Trapped in a loveless marriage, Anna Karenina is defenseless against the power of her passions once they are unleashed by the adoration of Count Vronsky.
      Trapped in a loveless marriage, Anna Karenina is defenseless against the power of her passions once they are unleashed by the adoration of Count Vronsky. Having defied the rules of 19th century Russian society, Anna is forced to pay a heavy price. (Abridged version)

  • Title : Already Dead
    Already Dead
    • Author : Booth, Stephen
    • Narrator : Mike Rogers. (Male)
    • System Number : S15172
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A summer of endless rain in the Peak District leaves the officers of Derbyshire's CID with a problem.
      A summer of endless rain in the Peak District leaves the officers of Derbyshire's CID with a problem. They have discovered a man's body lying in shallow water, but torrential rain has swollen the rivers and flooded the roads, making travel difficult and forensic examination impossible. And that's not all. The absence of DS Ben Cooper, on extended leave after an arson attack, has left a serious gap. DS Diane Fry is a reluctant temporary replacement, but now their makeshift team is about to be tested to the limit. The fatal events of one damp August night are likely to remain shrouded in mystery if they can't track down a car glimpsed only as a dark outline in the rain by a passer-by. As the rain turns into a deluge, loyalties among the officers will be put under intolerable strain as they try to solve their toughest case yet. And that's before it emerges that Ben Cooper is not at home, but has vanished into thin air.

  • Title : Highland Conqueror : Murray Family series book 10
    Highland Conqueror : Murray Family series book 10
    • Author : Howell, Hannah
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe. (Female)
    • System Number : S15174
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell captures the breathless danger and desire of the Highlands in this exciting tale of a fierce Scotsman who lays siege to the heart of a proud English beauty.
      New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell captures the breathless danger and desire of the Highlands in this exciting tale of a fierce Scotsman who lays siege to the heart of a proud English beauty. Contains mature themes.

  • Title : Sea fire
    Sea fire
    • Author : Robards. Karen
    • Narrator : Justine Eyre. (Male)
    • System Number : S15175
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Romance
    • Summary :
      In the dazzling sequel to 'Island flame', a classic tale of passion on the high seas, ignites listeners imaginations with an enthralling adventure that beckons Lady Catherine Aldley and her legendary pirate, Jonathan Hale, into the heart of a perfect storm of desire.
      In the dazzling sequel to 'Island flame', a classic tale of passion on the high seas, ignites listeners imaginations with an enthralling adventure that beckons Lady Catherine Aldley and her legendary pirate, Jonathan Hale, into the heart of a perfect storm of desire. Cathy and Jon are nestled happily in the Carolinas until she is summoned home to England. There she discovers that her perfect marriage is a sham and her infamous rogue one step away from the gallows. Only by wedding her hated cousin, making Jon believe she has betrayed his love, can she save him. As fate threatens to part them forever, Jon risks his life to rescue the one prize he cannot live without: the woman whose inner fire both infuriates and beguiles him.

  • Title : Secrets of Death : Book 15 in Cooper & Fry Mysteries
    Secrets of Death : Book 15 in Cooper & Fry Mysteries
    • Author : Booth, Stephen
    • Narrator : Mike Rogers. (Male)
    • System Number : S15176
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and Mystery fiction, Crime Stories
    • Summary :
      Residents of the Peak District are used to tourists descending on its soaring hills and brooding valleys.
      Residents of the Peak District are used to tourists descending on its soaring hills and brooding valleys. However, this summer brings a different kind of visitor to the idyllic landscape, leaving behind bodies and secrets. A series of suicides throughout the Peaks throws Detective Inspector Ben Cooper and his team in Derbyshire's "E" Division into a race against time to find a connection to these seemingly random acts - with no way of predicting where the next body will turn up. Meanwhile, in Nottingham Detective Sergeant Diane Fry finds a key witness has vanished...But what are the mysterious Secrets of Death? And is there one victim whose fate wasn't suicide at all?

  • Title : The corpse bridge : Book 14 of the Ben Cooper and Diane Fry series
    The corpse bridge : Book 14 of the Ben Cooper and Diane Fry series
    • Author : Booth, Stephen
    • Narrator : Mike Rogers. (Male)
    • System Number : S15177
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The old Corpse Bridge is the route taken for centuries by mourners to a burial ground across the River Dove, now absorbed into the parkland of a stately home.
      The old Corpse Bridge is the route taken for centuries by mourners to a burial ground across the River Dove, now absorbed into the parkland of a stately home. When Earl Manby, the landowner, announces plans to deconsecrate the burial ground to turn it into a car park, bodies begin to appear once again on the road to the Corpse Bridge. Back in his job after the traumatic events of previous months, Detective Sergeant Ben Cooper knows that he must unravel the mystery of the Corpse Bridge. As the pressure builds, Ben doesn¡t know who he can trust and, when the case reaches breaking point, he has to make a call that could put everything - and everyone - at risk...

  • Title : The house on Gable Street
    The house on Gable Street
    • Author : Leather, Stephen
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15178
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Short stories.
    • Summary :
      In the middle of the night, two young infants start screaming in their bedroom as the temperature drops, the baby mobiles spin wildly and the room is filled with an aura of fear, panic and dread Jack Nightingale is called to investigate these spooky goings on in the house of occult-metal rock star Jimmy Deadman and his health-crazed supermodel wife Mary Madison.
      In the middle of the night, two young infants start screaming in their bedroom as the temperature drops, the baby mobiles spin wildly and the room is filled with an aura of fear, panic and dread Jack Nightingale is called to investigate these spooky goings on in the house of occult-metal rock star Jimmy Deadman and his health-crazed supermodel wife Mary Madison. To try and work out what's going on and save the poor children from the haunting, he must delve into the history of the town, the house itself and discover the meaning of two mysterious, occultist lockets gifted to the babies on the day of their baptism.

  • Title : 20th victim : a Women's Murder Club thriller
    20th victim : a Women's Murder Club thriller
    • Author : Patterson, James.
    • Narrator : January LaVoy. (Female)
    • System Number : S15179
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Three victims, three bullets, three cities.
      Three victims, three bullets, three cities. Simultaneous murders in LA, Chicago, and San Francisco, SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer's jurisdiction. The shooters are precise, as is their target selection. Each one of the men and women downed excels at an illegal and deadly activity that is dominating public debate. As the casualty list expands, the fear and fascination with this shooting gallery galvanises the county. Are the shooter villains or heroes? And who will be next?

  • Title : Fall down dead : Cooper & Fry, book 18
    Fall down dead : Cooper & Fry, book 18
    • Author : Booth, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Mike Rogers. (Male)
    • System Number : S15181
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      The mountain of Kinder Scout offers the most incredible views of the Peak District, but when thick fog descends there on a walking party led by enigmatic Darius Roth, this spectacular landscape is turned into a death trap that claims a life.
      The mountain of Kinder Scout offers the most incredible views of the Peak District, but when thick fog descends there on a walking party led by enigmatic Darius Roth, this spectacular landscape is turned into a death trap that claims a life. For DI Ben Cooper however, something about the way Faith Matthew fell to her death suggests it was no accident, and he quickly discovers more than one of the hikers may have had reason to murder their companion. To make things worse, his old colleague DS Diane Fry finds herself at the centre of an internal investigations storm that threatens to drag Cooper down with it.

  • Title : Gently with the painters : Chief Superintendent Gently, book 7
    Gently with the painters : Chief Superintendent Gently, book 7
    • Author : Hunter, Alan.
    • Narrator : Andrew Wincott. (Male)
    • System Number : S15182
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      When artist Shirley Johnson is murdered and her body dumped outside a provincial police headquarters, Gently is despatched from London to take over the investigation.
      When artist Shirley Johnson is murdered and her body dumped outside a provincial police headquarters, Gently is despatched from London to take over the investigation. The prime suspect appears to be the woman's husband, a former bomber pilot with a guilty secret, but the other members of the woman's art group also have strong views about her controversial final painting - Dark Destroyer. With too many motives, too many suspects and too little time, George Gently must work quickly before the murderer manages to slip through his fingers.

  • Title : Less of a stranger
    Less of a stranger
    • Author : Roberts, Nora.
    • Narrator : Cristina Panfilio. (Female)
    • System Number : S15183
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      There's no way Megan Miller is going to fall for David Katcherton - no matter how handsome or intriguing he is!
      There's no way Megan Miller is going to fall for David Katcherton - no matter how handsome or intriguing he is! The man is after her beloved grandfather's amusement park, and she won't give it up without a fight. But David is a man used to getting what he wants, and Megan soon discovers that she may be next on his wish list.

  • Title : Mosaic : Star Trek, Voyager
    Mosaic : Star Trek, Voyager
    • Author : Taylor, Jeri.
    • Narrator : Kate Mulgrew. (Female)
    • System Number : S15184
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Science fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mosaic tells the compelling life story of Captain Kathryn Janeway, commander of the Starship Voyager.
      Mosaic tells the compelling life story of Captain Kathryn Janeway, commander of the Starship Voyager. Mosaic finds Captain Janeway fighting a desperate battle on two fronts: while she duels the Kazon warship in the gaseous mists of a murky nebula, an Away Team led by Lt. Tuvok is trapped on the surface of a wilderness planet. Forced to choose between the lives of the Away Team and the safety of her ship, Captain Janeway reviews the most important moments of her life, and the pivotal choices that made her the woman she is today. From her childhood to her time at Starfleet Academy, from her first love to her first command, she must once again face the challenges and conflicts that have brought her to the point where she must now risk everything to put one more piece in the mosaic that is Kathryn Janeway.

  • Title : Takedown : Lex Harper, book 1
    Takedown : Lex Harper, book 1
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15190
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      When a British Special Forces soldier goes rogue, ex-MI5 controller Charlotte Button is hired to work out what his plan is and to take him down before he can carry it out.
      When a British Special Forces soldier goes rogue, ex-MI5 controller Charlotte Button is hired to work out what his plan is and to take him down before he can carry it out. When the man returns to the UK it looks like the threat will be a lot closer to home. Charlotte puts her best man on the case - hitman Lex Harper. It's up to Lex to get to the soldier before he carries out what could be a massive terrorist attack. But Charlotte has her own problems - someone has broken into her safe deposit box, and she must work out who is after her and what they want.

  • Title : Drowned lives
    Drowned lives
    • Author : Booth, Stephen.
    • Narrator : David Thorpe. (Male)
    • System Number : S15192
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Crime stories, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      When council officer Chris Buckley is approached by an odd old man demanding help in healing a decades-old family rift, he sends the stranger away.
      When council officer Chris Buckley is approached by an odd old man demanding help in healing a decades-old family rift, he sends the stranger away. But then the old man is murdered, and the police arrive on Chris's doorstep asking questions to which he has no answers. As Chris begins to look into the circumstances of the murder, he uncovers a deadly secret in the silt and mud of the local canals that he'll realise was better kept buried.

  • Title : Kill shot : a Wyatt thriller
    Kill shot : a Wyatt thriller
    • Author : Disher, Garry.
    • Narrator : Dorje Swallow. (Male)
    • System Number : S15193
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Crime stories, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Some people just work better alone.
      Some people just work better alone. Wyatt's one of them. He's been getting by on nice quiet little burglaries - one-man jobs - when he gets wind of something bigger. A corporate crook, notorious Ponzi schemer, set to face court and certain jail time. He's about to skip bail the old-fashioned way: on a luxury yacht with a million dollars in cash. Wyatt thinks it sounds like something he should get into. He's not alone.

  • Title : The first lady
    The first lady
    • Author : Patterson, James.
    • Narrator : Deborah McBride. (Female)
    • System Number : S15194
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      As he steps out of his hotel in Atlanta with the love of his life, the last thing President Tucker expects is to be greeted by the flashing cameras of the media.
      As he steps out of his hotel in Atlanta with the love of his life, the last thing President Tucker expects is to be greeted by the flashing cameras of the media. Or for his affair to be revealed to the world. The President must act to stop the scandal from spiralling out of control, just weeks before the vote for a second term. But not before he figures out how to keep the First Lady on his side. Grace Tucker, however, has other plans. Betrayed and deeply hurt, she heads for a safe haven outside the capital. But when her security detail loses all trace of her, all hell breaks loose. The First Lady is missing. Did she run away? Or is she in more danger than they could have imagined?

  • Title : The murder road : Cooper & Fry, book 15
    The murder road : Cooper & Fry, book 15
    • Author : Booth, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Mike Rogers. (Male)
    • System Number : S15195
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      For the tiny Peak District hamlet of Shawhead, there's only one road in and one road out.
      For the tiny Peak District hamlet of Shawhead, there's only one road in and one road out. Its residents are accustomed to being cut off from the world by snow or floods. But when a lorry delivering animal feed is found jammed in the narrow lane, with no sign of the driver except for a blood-stained cab, it's the beginning of something much more sinister. Detective Inspector Ben Cooper must attempt to unravel the history of secrets, lies and loyalties that will lead to the truth behind the missing lorry driver. But the residents of Shawhead are not used to having strangers in their midst and, while getting to grips with staff changes in E Division, Ben's way forward is far from clear. Will he turn to Detective Sergeant Diane Fry, now working in Special Operations at Nottingham's Major Crimes Unit, for help when the case takes a dramatic turn?

  • Title : The stolen ones : Byrne & Balzano, book 7
    The stolen ones : Byrne & Balzano, book 7
    • Author : Montanari, Richard.
    • Narrator : William Hope. (Male)
    • System Number : S15197
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Destroyed by fire years ago, the infamous Philadelphia State Hospital was known as a warehouse for the criminally insane.
      Destroyed by fire years ago, the infamous Philadelphia State Hospital was known as a warehouse for the criminally insane. But one man never left. By night Luther walks Philadelphia's backstreets, drawing to him the mad, the corrupt, the fallen. By day he roams the catacombs beneath the city, killing his prey. Detectives Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano are called to a bizarre murder scene: a man has been killed by a railroad spike driven into his head and left sitting on a bench in a local park. But it is just the beginning of a trail of evil that leads back to the hospital and the nightmares it still contains.

  • Title : Highland wolf : Murray family, book 15
    Highland wolf : Murray family, book 15
    • Author : Howell, Hannah.
    • Narrator : Angela Dawe. (Female)
    • System Number : S15198
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Historical fiction.
    • Summary :
      Annora MacKay senses a disturbing evil in Dunncraig Keep, the estate acquired by her cousin, a cruel and ruthless man.
      Annora MacKay senses a disturbing evil in Dunncraig Keep, the estate acquired by her cousin, a cruel and ruthless man. Only her affection for the tiny girl he claims is his daughter stops her from fleeing. Then a mysterious woodcarver arrives at the castle, and she cannot stop thinking-or longing-for him. Once a laird, now an outcast, James Drummond wants what was stolen from him-his good name, his lands, and his child. His disguise for getting into Dunncraig is step one of his plan, but the enticing raven-haired woman who cares for his daughter is an unwelcome surprise. For he has come seeking justice, not love..

  • Title : Blood moon : Inspector Challis/Peninsula crimes, book 5
    Blood moon : Inspector Challis/Peninsula crimes, book 5
    • Author : Disher, Garry.
    • Narrator : Colin McPhillamy. (Male)
    • System Number : S15200
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      When hordes of eighteen-year-olds descend on the Mornington Peninsula to celebrate the end of exams, a brutal bashing attracts political attention.
      When hordes of eighteen-year-olds descend on the Mornington Peninsula to celebrate the end of exams, a brutal bashing attracts political attention. The victim is connected, and now D.I. Hal Challis is facing interference from on high. Newly embarked on a relationship with his Sergeant, Ellen Destry, Challis doesn't need the brass looking over his shoulder. Then a bludgeoned corpse is found outside town, and it's clear something much darker than adolescent craziness is going down.

  • Title : Gently where the roads go : Chief Superintendent Gently, book 10
    Gently where the roads go : Chief Superintendent Gently, book 10
    • Author : Hunter, Alan.
    • Narrator : Andrew Wincott. (Male)
    • System Number : S15201
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Murdered in a lonely lay-by in the heart of the countryside, a trucker is identified as a Polish immigrant.
      Murdered in a lonely lay-by in the heart of the countryside, a trucker is identified as a Polish immigrant. Was this a revenge killing, a quarrel over money, an underworld execution or something even more sinister? The more Gently delves into the circumstances of the murdered man, the more complicated the case becomes until, with machine-gun bullets ripping into his car, the whole affair turns very nasty. Gently must unravel the dead man's complicated past and track down the murderer before he becomes the next victim!

  • Title : Hell to pay [Bitter Wash Road] : Paul Hirschhausen, book 1
    Hell to pay [Bitter Wash Road] : Paul Hirschhausen, book 1
    • Author : Disher, Garry.
    • Narrator : Shaun Grindell. (Male)
    • System Number : S15202
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Constable Paul Hirschhausen--"Hirsch"--is a recently demoted detective sent from Adelaide, Australia's southernmost booming metropolis, to Tiverton, a one-road town in rustic, backwater "wool and wheat" county three hours north.
      Constable Paul Hirschhausen--"Hirsch"--is a recently demoted detective sent from Adelaide, Australia's southernmost booming metropolis, to Tiverton, a one-road town in rustic, backwater "wool and wheat" county three hours north. Hirsch is more than just a disgraced cop, a rumored whistle-blower--internal investigations is still trying to convict him of something, even if it means planting evidence, and someone has a bullet they'd like to put in his head, as has been made clear by the pistol cartridge left in his mailbox. Hirsch is just trying to keep his job, but the tiny town of Tiverton has more crime than one lone cop should have to handle. The stagnant economy, rural isolation, and entrenched racism and misogyny mean every case Hirsch investigates is a new basket of snakes. And when the body of a sixteen-year-old local girl is found on the side of the highway, the situation gets even more sinister. Whether or not he finds her killer, there's going to be hell to pay.

  • Title : Penalties
    Penalties
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Simon Mattacks. (Male)
    • System Number : S15203
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      Premier League footballer Gabe Savage is on the way to one of the most important matches of his life when he gets a phone call from his wife.
      Premier League footballer Gabe Savage is on the way to one of the most important matches of his life when he gets a phone call from his wife. She has been kidnapped along with their young son. And the message from her captors is brutal: "If your team wins, your family dies." With the kick-off only hours away, there is only one person Gabe can turn to - his brother Ray, a vicious London gangster. But a dark family secret means that he hasn't spoken to Ray for years. Can Ray help? And will he?

  • Title : Gently go man : Chief Superintendent Gently, book 9
    Gently go man : Chief Superintendent Gently, book 9
    • Author : Hunter, Alan.
    • Narrator : Andrew Wincott. (Male)
    • System Number : S15204
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      A five-mile stretch of arrow-straight road outside Latchford acts like a magnet to bikers using the road as a drag strip.
      A five-mile stretch of arrow-straight road outside Latchford acts like a magnet to bikers using the road as a drag strip. When one of the bikers is killed in an apparent accident, most people regard it as an inevitable consequence of the kids using drugs and racing bikes for kicks. But the evidence points to the young man's death being something more sinister than a mere accident. George Gently is quickly on the case, drawn into a scene populated by disaffected teenagers, a scene played out to a jazz soundtrack and with a background of murder.

  • Title : Nightfall : Jack Nightingale, book 1
    Nightfall : Jack Nightingale, book 1
    • Author : Leather, Stephen.
    • Narrator : Ralph Lister. (Male)
    • System Number : S15205
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours
    • Genre : Supernatural fiction, Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Uttered by the abusive father of a nine-year-old girl, that phrase ended Jack's career as a police negotiator and has been haunting him ever since.
      Uttered by the abusive father of a nine-year-old girl, that phrase ended Jack's career as a police negotiator and has been haunting him ever since. Now that he is a struggling private detective, those words return with a vengeance when he inherits a mansion and some terrifying information. Apparently Jack's soul was sold at birth, and a devil will come to claim it on his thirty-third birthday just weeks away. It's a hard pill to swallow, given that Jack doesn't believe in hell (heaven, either). But when people close to him start to die, he is forced to consider that real evil may be at work, and if he doesn't find a way out, he'll be damned to hell for eternity.

  • Title : Good girl, bad girl : Cyrus Haven, book 1
    Good girl, bad girl : Cyrus Haven, book 1
    • Author : Robotham, Michael.
    • Narrator : Joe Jameson. (Male)
    • System Number : S15207
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      Six years ago, Evie Cormac was discovered, filthy and half-starved, hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a shocking crime.
      Six years ago, Evie Cormac was discovered, filthy and half-starved, hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a shocking crime. Now approaching adulthood, Evie is damaged, self-destructive and has never revealed her true identity. Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven, a man haunted by his own past, is investigating the death of champion figure-skater Jodie Sheehan. When Cyrus is called upon to assess Evie, she threatens to disrupt the case and destroy his ordered life. Because Evie has a unique and dangerous gift - she knows when some is lying. And nobody is telling the truth.

  • Title : Peace : Paul Hirschhausen, book 2
    Peace : Paul Hirschhausen, book 2
    • Author : Disher, Garry.
    • Narrator : Steve Shanahan. (Male)
    • System Number : S15208
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      Constable Paul Hirschhausen runs a one-cop station in the dry farming country south of the Flinders Ranges.
      Constable Paul Hirschhausen runs a one-cop station in the dry farming country south of the Flinders Ranges. He's still new in town but the community work - welfare checks and working bees - is starting to pay off. Now Christmas is here and, apart from a grass fire, two boys stealing a ute and Brenda Flann entering the front bar of the pub without exiting her car, Hirsch's life has been peaceful. Until he's called to a strange, vicious incident in Kitchener Street. And Sydney police ask him to look in on a family living outside town on a forgotten back road. Suddenly, it doesn't look like a season of goodwill at all.

  • Title : Say you're sorry
    Say you're sorry
    • Author : Robotham, Michael.
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : S15209
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories.
    • Summary :
      During the worst blizzard in decades, a husband and wife are brutally killed in their home while half of London is without power.
      During the worst blizzard in decades, a husband and wife are brutally killed in their home while half of London is without power. The suspect, a troubled young man who reported the killings, is in custody, unable or unwilling to explain his presence in the couple's home. Joe O'Loughlin is certain the young man is hiding something -but with murders this methodical, and a suspect who exhibits the signs of developing schizophrenia, the young man seems anything but responsible. But if the suspect isn't the killer, who is? And what do the murders have to do with the disappearance of the teenaged girl who once inhabited the very same room where the murders took place?

  • Title : The Other Wife : Book 2 of the Joseph O'Loughlin
    The Other Wife : Book 2 of the Joseph O'Loughlin
    • Author : Robotham, Michael
    • Narrator : Sean Barrett (Male)
    • System Number : S15212
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Suspense stories
    • Summary :
      Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for 60 years.
      Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for 60 years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer? Against the advice of the police, Joe launches his own investigation. As he learns more, he discovers sides to his father he never knew - and is forcibly reminded that the truth comes at a price.

  • Title : Once Bitten
    Once Bitten
    • Author : Leather, Stephen
    • Narrator : James Langton (Male)
    • System Number : S15214
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction
    • Summary :
      "As a psychologist for the Los Angeles police department, Jamie Beaverbrook has seen it all.
      "As a psychologist for the Los Angeles police department, Jamie Beaverbrook has seen it all. Or so he thinks until the night a full moon brings out the crazies, including Terry Ferriman. Trouble is, Terry isn’t exactly crazy. But how else can the police explain finding the girl in an alley off Sunset, crouched over a man’s lifeless body, her mouth smeared with blood? After an interview that is unsettling at best, the good doctor decides to dig deeper into Terry’s story. What he discovers is that a world he previously imagined to exist only in horror movies is actually flourishing in the shadows of L.A. Vampires are real, walking among, and feeding on, humans every day. Beaverbrook knows he should be frightened, but his fascination with Terry is all-consuming. And when he realizes that a shadowy government organization has captured several vampires, including Terry, Beaverbrook must decide just whose side he is on."

  • Title : Moving targets : Book 2 of the SAS: Spider Shepherd
    Moving targets : Book 2 of the SAS: Spider Shepherd
    • Author : Leather, Stephen
    • Narrator : Paul Thornley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15215
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Not all terrorists are driven by religion or politics.
      Not all terrorists are driven by religion or politics. Dan "Spider" Shepherd and his SAS team are on the trail of a terrorist whose motives are much more personal. Sabit Kusen wants revenge and doesn't care how many innocents he kills along the way. Shepherd and his team hunt their quarry around the world - from Athens to Paris to Zurich to Singapore and on to Sydney, but the elusive Kusen is always one step ahead of them. Can Shepherd catch Sabit Kusen before he carries out his most audacious attack? And does he have what it takes to pull the trigger to end the fanatic's reign of terror?

  • Title : The summer children
    The summer children
    • Author : Hutchison, Dot
    • Narrator : Siiri Scott (Male)
    • System Number : S15218
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      This FBI agent has come to expect almost anything—just not this..When Agent Mercedes Ramirez finds an abused young boy on her porch, covered in blood and clutching a teddy bear, she has no idea that this is just the beginning.
      This FBI agent has come to expect almost anything—just not this..When Agent Mercedes Ramirez finds an abused young boy on her porch, covered in blood and clutching a teddy bear, she has no idea that this is just the beginning. He tells her a chilling tale: an angel killed his parents and then brought him here so Mercedes could keep him safe. His parents weren't just murdered. It was a slaughter—a rage kill like no one on the Crimes Against Children team had seen before. But they're going to see it again. An avenging angel is meting out savage justice and she's far from through. One by one, more children arrive at Mercedes's door with the same horror story. Each one a traumatized survivor of an abusive home. Each one chafing at Mercedes’s own scars from the past. And each one taking its toll on her life and career. Now, as the investigation draws her deeper into the dark, Mercedes is beginning to fear that if this case doesn't destroy her, her memories might.

  • Title : The silent world of Nicholas Quinn : Book 3 of the Inspector Morse Series
    The silent world of Nicholas Quinn : Book 3 of the Inspector Morse Series
    • Author : Dexter, Colin
    • Narrator : Samuel West (Male)
    • System Number : S15220
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      Morse had never ceased to wonder why, with the staggering advances in medical science, all pronouncements concerning times of death seemed so disconcertingly vague.
      Morse had never ceased to wonder why, with the staggering advances in medical science, all pronouncements concerning times of death seemed so disconcertingly vague. The newly appointed member of the Oxford Examinations Syndicate was deaf, provincial and gifted. Now he is dead. And his murder, in his north Oxford home, proves to be the start of a formidably labyrinthine case for Chief Inspector Morse, as he tries to track down the killer through the insular and bitchy world of the Oxford Colleges.

  • Title : Dog gone, back soon
    Dog gone, back soon
    • Author : Trout, Nick
    • Narrator : Peter Berkrot (Male)
    • System Number : S15221
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Romance, Domestic fiction
    • Summary :
      When Dr.
      When Dr. Cyrus Mills returned home after inheriting his estranged father's veterinary practice, the last thing he wanted was to stay in Eden Falls, Vermont. However, the previously reclusive veterinarian pathologist quickly found that he actually enjoyed treating animals and getting to know the eccentric residents of the tiny provincial town-especially an alluring waitress named Amy. So Cyrus is now determined to make Bedside Manor thrive. Not an easy goal, given that Healthy Paws, the national veterinary chain across town, will stop at nothing to crush its mom-and-pop competitor. To top it off, Cyrus finds himself both the guardian of a very unique orphaned dog and smack in the middle of serious small-town drama.

  • Title : Cyanide games : Peter Tanner, book 1
    Cyanide games : Peter Tanner, book 1
    • Author : Beasley, Richard.
    • Narrator : Marilyn Barclay. (Female)
    • System Number : VA14886
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Australian fiction, Suspense stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      When Melissa Cheung’s husband is arrested in China for corruption, her first call is to Peter Tanner.
      When Melissa Cheung’s husband is arrested in China for corruption, her first call is to Peter Tanner. As a criminal defence barrister, Tanner often crosses paths with some of the most evil but wealthy members of the nation’s underbelly. Melissa’s phone call takes Tanner away from drug dealers and crooked property developers into the highest end of corporate corruption - mining companies trying to cover up environmental disasters and families at the top of the rich list who think they’re above the law. As he pursues those who had Cheung incarcerated, Tanner unearths cover-up after cover-up, putting his life and those of others in danger as he tries to bring the perpetrators to justice.

  • Title : Brilliant creatures : a first novel
    Brilliant creatures : a first novel
    • Author : James, Clive.
    • Narrator : Paul Karo. (Male)
    • System Number : VA15001
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Humorous fiction.
    • Summary :
      Young radical writer, David Bentley, who lives in a suitcase with a revolutionary actress, feels his horizons expanding when he meets Charlotte, bravely tolerant wife of ex-celebrity and adulterer Lancelot Windover.
      Young radical writer, David Bentley, who lives in a suitcase with a revolutionary actress, feels his horizons expanding when he meets Charlotte, bravely tolerant wife of ex-celebrity and adulterer Lancelot Windover. And so the farce goes on in Clive James' first novel.

  • Title : Swing, swing together : Sergeant Cribb, book 7
    Swing, swing together : Sergeant Cribb, book 7
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter.
    • Narrator : Peggy Dunphy. (Female)
    • System Number : VA15004
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Detective and mystery fiction.
    • Summary :
      This entertaining mystery begins brazenly, (for 1899), with an illicit bathing party in the Thames.
      This entertaining mystery begins brazenly, (for 1899), with an illicit bathing party in the Thames. By a completely unexpected chance one of the participants finds herself witness to a murder.

  • Title : Outback ghost
    Outback ghost
    • Author : Johns, Rachael.
    • Narrator : Samantha Streeter. (Female)
    • System Number : VA15076
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Romance.
    • Summary :
      Stella only wanted a holiday - the last thing she expected was a love interest and a possible ghost.
      Stella only wanted a holiday - the last thing she expected was a love interest and a possible ghost. Third-generation farmer Adam Burton has always tried to keep his family together, but twenty years after his little sister went missing from the family farm he’s losing hope. His dad has walked out, his mum is as reclusive as ever and he still blames himself for his sister’s disappearance. When Stella Reynolds and her young daughter arrive from the big smoke to stay at the holiday cottage on their farm for the summer, Adam is immediately attracted to the beautiful single mum. Although he’s always steered clear of children and doesn’t believe he deserves love or a family of his own, he finds himself spending time with Stella and her young daughter, Heidi, and enjoying it. As the twenty-year old mystery begins to unravel, Stella wonders if she should take her daughter and run. But doing so is easier said than done, because Stella just might be falling in love with Bunyip Bay and a gorgeous, but hurting, farmer.

  • Title : Zero at the bone : Frank Swann, book 2
    Zero at the bone : Frank Swann, book 2
    • Author : Whish-Wilson, David.
    • Narrator : Mike Cannon. (Male)
    • System Number : VA15183
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Crime stories, Detective and mystery fiction, Australian fiction.
    • Summary :
      For ex-detective Frank Swann, being on the outside of Western Australia's police force is the only way to get justice done.
      For ex-detective Frank Swann, being on the outside of Western Australia's police force is the only way to get justice done. Perth in 1979 is a city of celebration and corruption. There are street parties, official glad-handing - even a royal visit - to commemmorate a century and a half since colonisation. But behind the festivities a new kind of land grab is going on, this time for mining leases. The price of gold is up, and few are incorruptible before its lure. When Swann is hired to probe the suicide of a well-regarded geologist, he's drawn into a mire of vice and fraud that has at its heart a lust for wealth that verges on a disease.

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : Summer's end
    Summer's end
    • Author : Sutherland, Joel A.
    • Narrator : Marnie Ferguson. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13138
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 4 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      As his final year of high school crawls to an end, Jacob receives a postcard with a picture of Tokyo's skyline on the front.
      As his final year of high school crawls to an end, Jacob receives a postcard with a picture of Tokyo's skyline on the front. On its flipside are two simple words: "I'm sorry." Although it's unsigned, Jacob immediately knows who sent it. There's no doubt it's from his best friend, Ichiro, who abruptly moved to Japan with his mother before they started high school. Jacob couldn't blame them for packing up and moving. He wished he could've done the same. The summer vacation before high school should have been filled with fun and relaxation, but instead it was plagued by tragedy. What follows is Jacob's account of that terrifying summer. For junior and senior high readers.

  • Title : The winnowing
    The winnowing
    • Author : VanSickle, Vikki
    • Narrator : Lyssa Hersh. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13139
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Marivic Stone lives in a small world and that's just fine with her.
      Marivic Stone lives in a small world and that's just fine with her. Home is with her beloved grandfather (Gumps) in Darby, New Mexico, a small town that just happens to be famous for a medical discovery that saved humankind--though not without significant repurcussions. Marivic loves her best friend, Saren, and the two of them promise to stick together through thick and thin, and especially through the uncertain winnowing procedure, a now inevitable--but dangerous--part of adolescence. But when news of Saren's death thrusts Marivic into a world of conspiracy, rebellion and revolution, for the first time in her life, Marivic is forced to think and act big. If she is going to avenge Saren and right a decade of wrongs, she will need to trust her own frightening new abilities, even when it means turning her back on everything, and everyone, she's known and loved. For junior and senior high readers.

  • Title : The 11th hour
    The 11th hour
    • Author : Scarrow, Kristine.
    • Narrator : David Bacon (Male)
    • System Number : AM14815
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      One day, after weeks of secret planning, seventeen-year-old Annika Dietty leaves home at dawn to run away with her boyfriend, the charming and popular Dylan Sopick.
      One day, after weeks of secret planning, seventeen-year-old Annika Dietty leaves home at dawn to run away with her boyfriend, the charming and popular Dylan Sopick. She tried telling her friends and family how amazing Dylan is, but after they all seem set against the relationship, she's decided their only chance is to run away together. But not everything goes according to plan, and Dylan seems to be having more and more trouble dealing with every obstacle they encounter. At first Annika is sympathetic, knowing that he's had a harder life than she has, but very soon Dylan's behaviour becomes unsettling, and Annika realizes that her safety is at stake. She finally admits to herself that Dylan needs help she can't provide. She wants to get him to help--if she'll get the chance.

  • Title : While I live : The Ellie chronicles, Book 1
    While I live : The Ellie chronicles, Book 1
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : Suzy Dougherty. (Female)
    • System Number : S12931
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      We were halfway up the spur when we heard it.
      We were halfway up the spur when we heard it. Homer and Gavin and I, just the three of us .... I'd say there were fifteen shots in the first volley, evenly spaced, lasting about twenty-five seconds.... All the way down the spur I'd heard the scattered shots, getting closer as I got closer, and all the way down I tried to think of reasonable explanations for them, and I couldn't think of a single thing that made sense. Wars never end. They go on loudly or they go on quietly. They grip you with bulldog teeth. The town of Wirrawee is emerging from war, slowly. School's back in, Juicy's open for coffee, farmers are bidding at the cattle sales. Ellie Linton at last gets what she longed for and what she fought for, to be back on the farm with her parents. But it's not the same. A new nation is on the other side of a border. Suddenly the war is about to explode into Ellie's life again. The effects are devastating. The consequences will change her forever. While I Live: The Ellie Chronicle is the first book in a new series featuring the immensely popular Ellie Linton, heroine and narrator of the Tomorrow, When the War Began series.

  • Title : A Hat Full of Sky
    A Hat Full of Sky
    • Author : Pratchett, Terry
    • Narrator : Narrated by Alan Needham and Recorded by Kerry Fasolo. (Male)
    • System Number : S14486
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      WE SEE YOU.
      WE SEE YOU. NOW WE ARE YOU. No real witch would casually step out of their body, leaving it empty. Tiffany Aching does. And there’s something just waiting for a handy body to take over. Something ancient and horrible, which can’t die. To deal with it, Tiffany has to go to the very heart of what makes her a witch . . .

  • Title : Incipience : a fourWards novel
    Incipience : a fourWards novel
    • Author : Silver, Sam
    • Narrator : Narrated and Recorded by Leslee Mordaunt. (Female)
    • System Number : S14638
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 26 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Something special is about to be born.
      Something special is about to be born. Three Wards, under the command of the mysterious 'Boss, ' have been sent to our world to aide it in it's time of need. A Fourth Ward from our world has been selected and is unknowingly soon to join them. Together they will fight against the rising darkness fuelled by the rage and hate of those hell-bent on its destruction. Adventures. Gun-runners. Bi-planes. Horses, Skyscrapers. Speedboats. Nuclear Terror. Best Friends. Boyfriends. Love. Chaos, and that's only just the beginning. FourWards momentum. Incipience.

  • Title : City of bones : the mortal instruments, Book 1
    City of bones : the mortal instruments, Book 1
    • Author : Clare, Cassandra
    • Narrator : Ari Graynor.
    • System Number : S14774
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : Young adult fiction
    • Summary :
      Clary Fray is seeing things: vampires in Brooklyn and werewolves in Manhattan.
      Clary Fray is seeing things: vampires in Brooklyn and werewolves in Manhattan. Irresistably drawn towards a group of sexy demon hunters, Clary encounters the dark side of New York City, and the dangers of forbidden love.

  • Title : Chosen : House of Night, book 3
    Chosen : House of Night, book 3
    • Author : Cast, P. C.
    • Narrator : Edwina Wren. (Female)
    • System Number : S14805
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 20 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Dark forces are at work at the House of Night and fledgling vampire Zoey Redbird's adventures at the school take a mysterious turn.
      Dark forces are at work at the House of Night and fledgling vampire Zoey Redbird's adventures at the school take a mysterious turn. Those who appear to be friends are turning out to be enemies. And, oddly enough, sworn enemies are also turning into friends.

  • Title : The notorious Pagan Jones : Pagan Jones, book 1
    The notorious Pagan Jones : Pagan Jones, book 1
    • Author : Berry, Nina.
    • Narrator : Elizabeth Evans. (Female)
    • System Number : S14898
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family.
      Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family. Pagan was behind the wheel and driving drunk. Nine months later, she's stuck in the Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls and tortured by her guilt--not to mention the sadistic Miss Edwards, who takes special delight in humiliating the once-great Pagan Jones. But all of that is about to change. Pagan's old agent shows up with a mysterious studio executive, Devin Black, and an offer. Pagan will be released from juvenile detention if she accepts a juicy role in a comedy directed by award-winning director Bennie Wexler. The shoot starts in West Berlin in just three days. If Pagan's going to do it, she has to decide fast--and she has to agree to a court-appointed 'guardian,' the handsome yet infuriating Devin, who's too young, too smooth and too sophisticated to be some studio flack. The offer's too good to be true, Berlin's in turmoil and Devin Black knows way too much about her--there's definitely something fishy going on. But if anyone can take on a divided city, a scheming guardian and the criticism of a world that once adored her, it's the notorious Pagan Jones. What could go wrong?

  • Title : Superior Saturday : The keys to the kingdom, book 6
    Superior Saturday : The keys to the kingdom, book 6
    • Author : Nix, Garth.
    • Narrator : Allan Corduner. (Male)
    • System Number : S14909
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Arthur Penhaligan has wrested five of the Keys from their immortal guardians, the Trustees of the Will.
      Arthur Penhaligan has wrested five of the Keys from their immortal guardians, the Trustees of the Will. But gaining the Sixth Key poses a greater challenge than any he has faced before. Superior Saturday is not just one of the Trustees – she is also the oldest Denizen and the most powerful and knowledgeable sorcerer within the House. She has tens of thousands of sorcerers at her command, and she has been preparing her forces all along for the Will’s escape and the activities of the Rightful Heir. As Saturday’s schemes become evident, Arthur is beset on all sides. The House is being destroyed, and only the power of the Keys can hold back the tide of destruction. Arthur’s home city is under attack. His allies are unreliable. He can’t even get into the apparently impregnable Upper House . . . and even if he does, finding the Sixth Part of the Will and gaining the Sixth Key might not be enough to counter Saturday’s bid for ultimate power. The Stakes are getting higher and higher. Can Arthur survive?

  • Title : The Ruins of Gorlan : Ranger's Apprentice, Book 1
    The Ruins of Gorlan : Ranger's Apprentice, Book 1
    • Author : Flanagan. John
    • Narrator : William Zappa (Male)
    • System Number : S14922
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Will is small for his age, but agile and energetic.
      Will is small for his age, but agile and energetic. All his life, he has dreamed of becoming a great knight like the father he never knew, so he is devastated when he is rejected as an apprentice to Castle Redmont's Battleschool. Instead he is apprenticed to Halt, the mysterious Ranger whose uncanny ability to move unseen is thought to be the result of black magic. Reluctantly, Will learns to use a Ranger's secret weapons: a bow and arrow, a mottled cloak and a stubborn little pony. It may not be the sword and battlehorse he longs for, but when Will and Halt set out on a desperate mission to prevent the assassination of the King, Will finds that a Ranger's weapons are not so useless after all.

  • Title : The burning bridge : Ranger's Apprentice, Book 2
    The burning bridge : Ranger's Apprentice, Book 2
    • Author : Flanagan. John
    • Narrator : William Zappa. (Male)
    • System Number : S14923
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 42 minutes
    • Genre : Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      As the Kingdom of Araluen prepares for war against Morgarath, Will and Horace accompany the Ranger Gilan on a mission to Celtica.
      As the Kingdom of Araluen prepares for war against Morgarath, Will and Horace accompany the Ranger Gilan on a mission to Celtica. But Celtica's villages and mines are silent. Only an exhausted and starving girl called Evanlyn can tell them why: Morgarath has sent his foul creatures to enslave the Celts. While Gilan rides swiftly back to Araluen to report this news to the King, Will and Horace discover the true purpose behind Morgarath's actions. The Kingdom is sure to be defeated in a surprise three-sided attack, unless they can find a way to prevent it.

  • Title : Erak's ransom : Ranger's apprentice, book 7
    Erak's ransom : Ranger's apprentice, book 7
    • Author : Flanagan, John.
    • Narrator : William Zappa. (Male)
    • System Number : S15020
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      What does it mean to earn the Silver Oakleaf?
      What does it mean to earn the Silver Oakleaf? So few men have done so. For Will, a mere boy, that symbol of honor has long felt out of reach. Now, in the wake of Araluen's uneasy truce with the raiding Skandians comes word that the Skandian leader has been captured by a dangerous desert tribe. The Rangers are sent to free him. But the desert is like nothing these warriors have seen before. Strangers in a strange land, they are brutalised by sandstorms, beaten by the unrelenting heat, tricked by one tribe that plays by its own rules, and surprisingly befriended by another. Like a desert mirage, nothing is as it seems. Yet one thing is constant: the bravery of the Rangers.

  • Title : The icebound land : Ranger's apprentice, book 3
    The icebound land : Ranger's apprentice, book 3
    • Author : Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
    • Narrator : William Zappa. (Male)
    • System Number : S15042
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak.
      Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt has sworn to rescue Will, and he will do anything to keep his promise, even defy his King. Expelled from the Rangers, Halt is joined by Horace as he travels through Gallica towards Skandia. On their way, they are constantly challenged by freelance knights, otherwise known as thieving thugs. Horace knows a thing or two about combat, though, and he soon begins to attract the attention of knights and warlords for miles around with his uncanny skill. But will they be in time to rescue Will from a life of slavery?

  • Title : The kings of Clonmel : Ranger's apprentice, book 8
    The kings of Clonmel : Ranger's apprentice, book 8
    • Author : Flanagan, John.
    • Narrator : William Zappa. (Male)
    • System Number : S15085
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Will, his mentor, Halt, and their friend Horace go to the kingdom of Clonmel.
      Will, his mentor, Halt, and their friend Horace go to the kingdom of Clonmel. There Halt confronts painful memories from his past, while the three friends work to subvert a devious plot by a cult religion that seeks to gain control by sending in bands of marauding invaders, then offering a god that can protect the people from them. Will is at the annual Ranger Gathering but Halt is investigating mysterious happenings in the west. When he does finally return, it's with bad news. Hibernia is in turmoil. A false religious cult calling themselves the Outsiders are sowing confusion and sedition, and five of the six Hibernian kingdoms have been undermined. Now the sixth, Clonmel, is in danger. Halt, Will and Horace set out to restore order. Can the secrets of Halt's past help them in their mission?

  • Title : Midnight sun : Twilight, book 5
    Midnight sun : Twilight, book 5
    • Author : Meyer, Stephenie.
    • Narrator : Nothstine Audio. (Female)
    • System Number : S15087
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 25 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born.
      When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But until now, fans have heard only Bella's side of the story. At last, readers can experience Edward's version in the long-awaited companion novel, Midnight Sun. This unforgettable tale as told through Edward's eyes takes on a new and decidedly dark twist. Meeting Bella is both the most unnerving and intriguing event he has experienced in all his years as a vampire. As we learn more fascinating details about Edward's past and the complexity of his inner thoughts, we understand why this is the defining struggle of his life. How can he justify following his heart if it means leading Bella into danger?

  • Title : The emperor of Nihon-Ja : Ranger's apprentice, book 10
    The emperor of Nihon-Ja : Ranger's apprentice, book 10
    • Author : Flanagan, John.
    • Narrator : William Zappa. (Male)
    • System Number : S15132
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 25 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      Horace is missing.
      Horace is missing. Months have passed since he was sent on a military mission to Nihon-Ja but he has failed to return. Evanlyn is worried, and in company with Will, Alyss, and Halt, she sets out to discover what has become of their old friend. They find that Horace has become embroiled in Nihon-Ja politics. The arrogant Senshi Sect has rebelled against the rightful Emperor and Horace supports the deposed ruler. Now the rangers must turn farm and forest workers into a fighting force that can face the highly trained Senshi warriors and restore the emperor before it's too late.

  • Title : The lost stories : Ranger's apprentice, book 11
    The lost stories : Ranger's apprentice, book 11
    • Author : Flanagan, John.
    • Narrator : William Zappa. (Male)
    • System Number : S15157
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 23 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction, Short stories, Fantasy fiction.
    • Summary :
      A series of short stories with everyone's favourite rangers in a variety of adventures.
      A series of short stories with everyone's favourite rangers in a variety of adventures. Everyone knows the legends of the Rangers of Araluen. But no one has heard the whole story, until now. Has Halt told Will the truth about how Will became an orphan? Did Gilan track down Morgarath's lieutenant after the battle of Three Step Pass? Is there to be a royal wedding, or will tragedy strike first? If you want to know what's gone before and what comes next for Will, Halt, Horace, Alyss, Evanlyn and Gilan, not to mention a certain stubborn little pony, The Lost Stories is an unmissable read.

  • Title : Making bombs for Hitler : a novel
    Making bombs for Hitler : a novel
    • Author : Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk.
    • Narrator : Jennifer Jill Araya. (Female)
    • System Number : S15189
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 28 minutes
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Lida thought she was safe.
      Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won't she? But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II. Lida's parents are ripped away from her and she is separated from her beloved sister, Larissa. The Nazis take Lida to a brutal work camp, where she and other Ukrainian children are forced into backbreaking labor. Starving and terrified, Lida bonds with her fellow prisoners, but none of them know if they'll live to see tomorrow. When Lida and her friends are assigned to make bombs for the German army, Lida cannot stand the thought of helping the enemy. Then she has an idea. What if she sabotaged the bombs... and the Nazis? Can she do so without getting caught? And if she's freed, will she ever find her sister again? This pulse-pounding novel of survival, courage, and hope shows us a lesser-known piece of history -- and is sure to keep readers captivated until the last page.

  • Title : The sorcerer in the north : Ranger's apprentice, book 5
    The sorcerer in the north : Ranger's apprentice, book 5
    • Author : Flanagan, John.
    • Narrator : Multiple narrators.
    • System Number : VA14793
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Young Adult fiction.
    • Summary :
      Five years have passed since the Skandians and the Araluans made their treaty, and Will has finally become a Ranger, with his own fief to look after.
      Five years have passed since the Skandians and the Araluans made their treaty, and Will has finally become a Ranger, with his own fief to look after. He soon learns that even sleepy little islands have problems to keep him on his toes.Then he and his old friend Alyss are thrown into a terrifying new adventure, investigating the truth behind rumours of sorcery in a remote northern fief. As he stands in Grimsdell Forest, with the horrific, ghostly Night Warrior looming over him, Will must ask himself one question: is there a rational explanation . . . or does sorcery really exist?

Nonfiction

  • Title : Lightfoot
    Lightfoot
    • Author : Jennings, Nicholas
    • Narrator : Chris Cameron. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13143
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Takes us deep inside Gordon Lightfoot’s world, from his idyllic childhood in Orillia, the wild sixties, and his canoe trips into Canada’s North to his heady times atop the music world.
      Takes us deep inside Gordon Lightfoot’s world, from his idyllic childhood in Orillia, the wild sixties, and his canoe trips into Canada’s North to his heady times atop the music world. Jennings explores the toll that success took on his personal life - including his troubled relationships, his battle with alcohol and his near-death experiences - and the extraordinary drive and tenacity that pulled him through it all. Rich in voices from fellow musicians, close friends, Lightfoot’s family and the singer’s own reminiscences, the biography tells the stories behind some of his best-known love songs, including “Beautiful” and “Song for a Winter’s Night,” as well as the infidelity and divorce that resulted in classics like “Sundown” and “If You Could Read My Mind.”

  • Title : I have something to tell you
    I have something to tell you
    • Author : Appleton, Natalie
    • Narrator : Tara Yelle.
    • System Number : AM13479
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 54 minutes 24 seconds
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      On the eve of Christmas and a proposal, Natalie Appleton discovers she doesn’t want to settle for sevens, and starts over.
      On the eve of Christmas and a proposal, Natalie Appleton discovers she doesn’t want to settle for sevens, and starts over. So, she abandons everything in Alberta for Bangkok. Along the way, Natalie unpacks the past that caused her to flee: cheating hearts, small-town suffocation, a tattered family and a genetic disposition to madness. In Bangkok, Natalie kills an albino gecko, crawls into bed with a lampseller and nearly calls off her quest when she’s almost attacked by a leather vendor. And then, at a grimy guesthouse one year after arriving in Thailand, everything changes.

  • Title : Something fierce : memoirs of a revolutionary daughter
    Something fierce : memoirs of a revolutionary daughter
    • Author : Aguirre, Carmen.
    • Narrator : Jennifer Dale.
    • System Number : AM13499
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 47 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Covering the decade from 1979 to 1989, Aguirre takes the reader inside war-ridden Peru, dictatorship-run Bolivia, post-Malvinas Argentina and Pinochet's Chile.
      Covering the decade from 1979 to 1989, Aguirre takes the reader inside war-ridden Peru, dictatorship-run Bolivia, post-Malvinas Argentina and Pinochet's Chile. She captures her constant struggle to reconcile her commitment to the resistance movement with the desires of her youth and her budding sexuality. Winner of Canada Reads 2012. Some descriptions of sex, explicit descriptions of violence.

  • Title : Lady unknown : the life of Angela Burdett-Coutts
    Lady unknown : the life of Angela Burdett-Coutts
    • Author : Healey, Edna.
    • Narrator : Margaret McPheat.
    • System Number : AM14790
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 6 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      This is the story of one of the richest and potentially most powerful women in Victorian England.
      This is the story of one of the richest and potentially most powerful women in Victorian England. Her acts of charity were enormous and wide-ranging though nowadays largely forgotten.

  • Title : 100 million years of food : what our ancestors ate and why it matters today
    100 million years of food : what our ancestors ate and why it matters today
    • Author : Le, Stephen
    • Narrator : Bennett McCardle (Female)
    • System Number : AM14814
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 32 minutes
    • Genre : Anthropology.
    • Summary :
      "Traveling around the world to places as far-flung as Vietnam, Kenya, India, and the US, Stephen Le introduces us to people who are growing, cooking, and eating food using both traditional and modern methods, striving for a sustainable, healthy diet ...
      "Traveling around the world to places as far-flung as Vietnam, Kenya, India, and the US, Stephen Le introduces us to people who are growing, cooking, and eating food using both traditional and modern methods, striving for a sustainable, healthy diet ... Le contends that our ancestral diets provide the best first line of defense in protecting our health and providing a balanced diet. Fast-food diets, as well as strict regimens like paleo or vegan, in effect highjack our biology and ignore the complex nature of our bodies"

  • Title : My own life : an autobiography
    My own life : an autobiography
    • Author : HAWKE, Hazel
    • Narrator : Jocelyn Castledine. (Female)
    • System Number : S4518
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      In this her autobiography, Hazel Hawke tells of her childhood, her marriage to Bob Hawke, their family life together, and her hopes and dreams for the future.
      In this her autobiography, Hazel Hawke tells of her childhood, her marriage to Bob Hawke, their family life together, and her hopes and dreams for the future. She deals honestly with the good and bad times they have experienced together.

  • Title : Beyond Matta Gerup A History of Victoria Park
    Beyond Matta Gerup A History of Victoria Park
    • Author : Thompson, Susannah
    • Narrator : Jim Limerick and Joan Scafe and recorded by Susie Punch and Jan Angwin. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S11515
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In many ways the young man John Stephen Marley, who jumped the gun and crossed the newly built Causeway ahead of the Governor and the official party in 1867, personifies the larrikin spirit of the district.
      In many ways the young man John Stephen Marley, who jumped the gun and crossed the newly built Causeway ahead of the Governor and the official party in 1867, personifies the larrikin spirit of the district. The author captures it well and has written a history to read and enjoy.

  • Title : How to be a no-limit person
    How to be a no-limit person
    • Author : Dyer, Wayne
    • Narrator : Wayne Dyer. (Male)
    • System Number : S11943
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours
    • Genre : Self development.
    • Summary :
      Shows listeners how to tune into their "internal signals" so that they may gain the power to successfully deal with everyday frustrations and major problems, and face each day with a clear sense of direction.
      Shows listeners how to tune into their "internal signals" so that they may gain the power to successfully deal with everyday frustrations and major problems, and face each day with a clear sense of direction.

  • Title : Down under : travels in a sunburned country
    Down under : travels in a sunburned country
    • Author : Bryson, Bill
    • Narrator : William Roberts. (Male)
    • System Number : S12685
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Voyages.
    • Summary :
      It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly.
      It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere else. Ignoring such dangers - and yet curiously obsessed by them - Bill Bryson journeyed to Australia and promptly fell in love with the country. And who can blame him? The people are cheerful, extrovert, quick-witted and unfailingly obliging: their cities are safe and clean and nearly always built on water; the food is excellent; the beer is cold and the sun nearly always shines. Life doesn't get much better than this...

  • Title : Chicken soup for the father's soul : stories to open the hearts and rekindle the spirits of fathers
    Chicken soup for the father's soul : stories to open the hearts and rekindle the spirits of fathers
    • Author : Canfield, Jack et al.
    • Narrator : Elwyn Edwards and Monitored by , Cathy Ryan and Jane Gibbs. (Male)
    • System Number : S13032
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : Short stories.
    • Summary :
      New dads, granddads, single dads and dads-to-be - this book offers them all an entertaining and inspiring collection of stories on the triumphs and trials of the amazing journey called fatherhood.
      New dads, granddads, single dads and dads-to-be - this book offers them all an entertaining and inspiring collection of stories on the triumphs and trials of the amazing journey called fatherhood. Chapters include: Special Moments, Overcoming Obstacles, Insights and Lessons, The Joys of Fatherhood, Across the Generations, and Achieving Dreams. By sharing true experiences and insights, this book provides reassurance to fathers and a reminder to cherish the special moments in life.

  • Title : With or without you
    With or without you
    • Author : Ruta, Domenica
    • Narrator : Domenica Ruta. (Female)
    • System Number : S13116
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Domenica Ruta grew up in a working-class, unforgiving Italian town north of Boston where in the 17th century women were hanged as witches.
      Domenica Ruta grew up in a working-class, unforgiving Italian town north of Boston where in the 17th century women were hanged as witches. Her mother, Kathi, a notorious figure in the hardscrabble place, was a drug addict and sometime dealer whose life swung between welfare and riches, whose highbrow taste was at odds with her base appetites. And yet she managed, despite the chaos she created, to instill in her daughter the idea that art could transcend this life.

  • Title : The Girl from Baghdad
    The Girl from Baghdad
    • Author : Nouri, Michelle
    • Narrator : Narrated by Kerry Fasolo and recorded by Jane Gibbs.
    • System Number : S14097
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      The true story of a woman torn between two worlds.
      The true story of a woman torn between two worlds. Michelle Nouri was born in Prague but grew up in vibrant pre-war Baghdad. Her privileged Iraqi childhood was like a fable; full of sun and games with her sisters and cousins in the crowded house of Bibi, matriarch of the powerful Nouri family. As a young girl, Michelle didn't fully understand the tensions between East and West that existed in her upbringing - Muslim ceremonies, Christian friends, Communist restrictions, private ballet classes and overseas trips. Her adolescence complicated things as family tradition dictated she should marry a cousin. She resisted - and instead found herself flirting with Uday Hussein, Saddam's eldest son. He invited her into a seductive world of tennis matches and moonlit concerts. But then, without warning, her privileged world imploded. The idyllic city of her childhood was devastated by war, and her father deserted his family to take a second wife. Michelle, her mother and sisters were abandoned and left impoverished. In desperation, they fled to Czechoslovakia, and embarked on a painful and emotional journey between cultures - Arabic, Communist and Western.

  • Title : Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West
    Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West
    • Author : Ambrose, Stephen E.
    • Narrator : Narrated by Jim Malcolm and recorded by Liz Barrell.
    • System Number : S14136
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 25 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E.
      In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, presents the definitive account of one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas Jefferson's hope of finding a waterway to the Pacific, through the heart-stopping moments of the actual trip, to Lewis's lonely demise on the Natchez Trace. Along the way, Ambrose shows us the American West as Lewis saw it -- wild, awesome, and pristinely beautiful. Undaunted Courage is a stunningly told action tale that will delight readers for generations.

  • Title : Margaret Rutherford : Dreadnought with Good Manners : A Biography
    Margaret Rutherford : Dreadnought with Good Manners : A Biography
    • Author : Merriman, Andy
    • Narrator : Narrated by Barbara Godwin and Recorded by Christine Bryant. (Female)
    • System Number : S14450
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 12 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Margaret Rutherford was without a doubt one of Britain's best-loved comic actresses.
      Margaret Rutherford was without a doubt one of Britain's best-loved comic actresses. But behind the kindly, serene front Rutherford presented to the world lay a life of trauma and repeated nervous breakdown the legacy of the legacy of family tragedy that saw her father murder her grandfather during a bout of mental illness and her depressive mother later kill herself. Andy Merriman's acclaimed biography intrigued and shocked readers with these revelations when it was published in hardback. Now out in paperback, it is also a portrait of one of our most individual actresses. Rutherford appeared in such thoroughly English classics as Blithe Spirit, The importance of Being Earnest, Passport to Pimlico and I'm All Right, Jack! But above all she was Miss Marple, in four films and entirely created for the screen the role of Agatha Christie's elderly and fearless private detective that subsequent actresses like Joan Hickson and Geraldine McEwan have continued. Rutherford first played Miss Marple at the age of 70, and insisted on wearing her own clothes to feel right in the part. Above all, this was a vulnerable woman whom no-one failed to like and respect, notable again and again for quiet acts of kindness, whose life story has great appeal to everyone who appreciates both classic English comedy and simple human decency.

  • Title : Nine Lives : True Spy Stories from Mata Hari to Kim Philby
    Nine Lives : True Spy Stories from Mata Hari to Kim Philby
    • Author : Maclean, Fitzroy
    • Narrator : Narrated by L. Stanley and recorded by Marie Mapp. (Female)
    • System Number : S14484
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 44 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      The men and women who slip beneath the world's radar and risk their lives for a cause - be it government, belief, country or money - command an irresistible hold over the imagination.
      The men and women who slip beneath the world's radar and risk their lives for a cause - be it government, belief, country or money - command an irresistible hold over the imagination. In "Nine Lives", Fitzroy Maclean brilliantly tells the true stories of nine remarkable spies. Among them, there is the captivating Mata Hari: the exotic dancer and courtesan, who was executed by firing squad for allegedly spying for Germany during World War I; Richard Sorge: a legend among spies - leader of the Tokyo Espionage Ring and the man who informed Stalin of the German attack on Russia in 1941 weeks before it happened; and Kim Philby - the 'third man' - a prominent member of British Intelligence, a communist and a spy for the KGB.Brimming with drama and adventure, "Nine Lives" separates myth from reality and vividly brings alive the characters and events that surrounded these nine legendary spies.

  • Title : Cliff Richard : the biography
    Cliff Richard : the biography
    • Author : Turner, Steve
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Susie Punch and Jane Gibbs. (Male)
    • System Number : S14529
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 46 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      What is so good about this book is that none of the gossip is too touchy to dwell on.
      What is so good about this book is that none of the gossip is too touchy to dwell on. Although this is an authorised biography, all the innuendos are confronted head on. There are a lot of fine anecdotes. Turner's sympathetic, sagacious and highly enjoyable book tells you everything you ever wanted to know about Cliff.

  • Title : Neil Diamond : the biography
    Neil Diamond : the biography
    • Author : Jackson, Laura
    • Narrator : Narrated by Liduine Stanley and Recorded by Marie Mapp. (Female)
    • System Number : S14536
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Neil Diamond has been responsible for writing some of the most memorable songs in pop music history and he has sold in excess of 120 million albums.
      Neil Diamond has been responsible for writing some of the most memorable songs in pop music history and he has sold in excess of 120 million albums. After years of anonymity in Tin Pan Alley churning out hits for other artistes, Neil Diamond burst onto the scene in his own right in 1969 with 'Sweet Caroline' and has continues to reign as one of the Top 5 most successful solo artistes in pop music. However, superstardom has come at a personal cost - he is a star who has suffered periods of crippling self doubt. He is an intriguing blend of contradictions - a massively charismatic dazzling live performer, yet deeply introspective off stage. In this fascinating portrait, his life, his music and his passions are explored from his childhood struggle to get out of Brooklyn, through five decades of global stardom, to the present day. Neil Diamond: The Biography provides a definitive insight into one of the most enduring, creative, and prolific singer-songwriters of his generation.

  • Title : Nobody's Fool : The Lives of Danny Kaye
    Nobody's Fool : The Lives of Danny Kaye
    • Author : Gottfried, Martin
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elwyn Edwards and Recorded by Susie Punch and Jane Gibbs. (Male)
    • System Number : S14619
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      It is the facinating story of an energetic, athletic, curious, perhaps overly mothered kid from Brooklyn who became an utterly original star parlaying his multiple talents into a career as one of the most popular and adored entertainers in American history.
      It is the facinating story of an energetic, athletic, curious, perhaps overly mothered kid from Brooklyn who became an utterly original star parlaying his multiple talents into a career as one of the most popular and adored entertainers in American history. With his songwriting wife and mentor, Sylvia Fine, he formed a unique and perhaps perverse team, and the two of them created a Danny Kaye who enchanted an entire country. He combined the joy and ingenuousness of a child with the knowing wink of sophisticated entertainer. But while he was fostering this image and developing into one of the greatest of stars, and even an international humanitarian, was Danny Kaye concealing very different life - a secret life of his own? In Nobody's Fool, Gottfried passes through the veil of secrecy and beyond the elegant image of Kaye that was so brilliantly nurtured and protected during his lifetime.

  • Title : Douglas Bader : a biography of the legendary World War II fighter pilot
    Douglas Bader : a biography of the legendary World War II fighter pilot
    • Author : Turner, John Frayn
    • Narrator : Narrated by Joan Scafe and Recorded by Kevan Harris. (Female)
    • System Number : S14623
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History, War stories.
    • Summary :
      Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime and remains one today 100 years after his birth.
      Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime and remains one today 100 years after his birth. A charismatic leader and fearless pilot he refused to let his severe disability (loss of both legs in a flying accident) ground him. He fought the authorities as ruthless as he did the enemy and not only managed to return to the front line but became a top scoring ace. His innovative tactics (The Big Wing) ensured his promotion and he led a key group of squadrons during the dark days of the Battle of Britain. His luck ran out when he was shot down and captured; he only escaped his burning fighter by cutting away one of his artificial legs. As a POW he was a thorn in the Germans side and he was sent to Colditz Castle. As this perceptive book reveals Bader, the hero, was at times a difficult over-bearing man, no doubt in part due to the pain he suffered. But his strengths far outweighed his weaknesses and his place in the annuals of British history is secure.

  • Title : Not 'just friends' : rebuilding trust and recovering your sanity after infidelity
    Not 'just friends' : rebuilding trust and recovering your sanity after infidelity
    • Author : Glass, Shirley P.
    • Narrator : Laural Merlington.
    • System Number : S14791
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Self-development.
    • Summary :
      Good people in good marriages are having affairs.
      Good people in good marriages are having affairs. The workplace and the Internet have become fertile breeding grounds for friendships that can slowly and insidiously turn into love affairs. Yet you can protect your relationship from emotional or sexual betrayal by recognizing the red flags that mark the stages of slipping into an improper, dangerous intimacy that can threaten your marriage.

  • Title : The 8-week blood sugar diet : how to beat diabetes fast (and stay off medication)
    The 8-week blood sugar diet : how to beat diabetes fast (and stay off medication)
    • Author : Mosley, Michael.
    • Narrator : Shaun Grindell. (Male)
    • System Number : S14797
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Health.
    • Summary :
      A groundbreaking guide to defeating diabetes without drugs--including a step-by-step diet plan, recipes, and the science behind why the program works--from #1 New York Times bestseller Dr.
      A groundbreaking guide to defeating diabetes without drugs--including a step-by-step diet plan, recipes, and the science behind why the program works--from #1 New York Times bestseller Dr. Michael Mosley whose life-changing FastDiet series brought on "a health revolution" (New York Times). Thirteen percent of the US population (thirty million Americans) has diabetes. Eighty-six million Americans have pre-diabetes, meaning their blood sugar levels are dangerously high, and they are teetering on the edge of full-blown diabetes. The CDC estimates that 40% of the current adult population (ninety million Americans) will at some point develop diabetes, a disease that, until recently, was considered irreversible. In this trailblazing book, Michael Mosley, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the FastDiet series, introduces revolutionary new research that indicates diabetes can be treated--and cured--without drugs and their harmful side effects. By following a simple diet of 800 calories a day for six weeks, patients have seen blood glucose levels decrease by a huge margin. With the same encouraging, practical demeanor and invaluable physician's mind of his FastDiet series, Mosley tackles the Type 2 diabetes epidemic with a completely approachable treatment program that can help you reverse the disease--or prevent its onset--in a matter of weeks.

  • Title : The clever gut diet : how to revolutionize your body from the inside out
    The clever gut diet : how to revolutionize your body from the inside out
    • Author : Mosley, Michael.
    • Narrator : James A. Gillies. (Male)
    • System Number : S14798
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Health.
    • Summary :
      Outlines a program for fostering healthy gut bacteria for improved health and weight loss, drawing on the latest research on the microbiome to explain the role of gut health in mood, hunger, and overall wellness.
      Outlines a program for fostering healthy gut bacteria for improved health and weight loss, drawing on the latest research on the microbiome to explain the role of gut health in mood, hunger, and overall wellness.

  • Title : The damage done : twelve years of hell in a Bangkok prison
    The damage done : twelve years of hell in a Bangkok prison
    • Author : Fellows, Warren
    • Narrator : David Tredinnick (Male)
    • System Number : S14800
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      n 1978 Warren Fellows was convicted of heroin trafficking between Thailand and Australia, and sentenced to life imprisonment in the notorious Bang Kwang prison, better known as the Bangkok Hilton.
      n 1978 Warren Fellows was convicted of heroin trafficking between Thailand and Australia, and sentenced to life imprisonment in the notorious Bang Kwang prison, better known as the Bangkok Hilton. It was the beginning of 12 years of hell in a place where sewer rats and cockroaches are the only nutritious food, where prison guards laugh as they deliver pulverising blows and where the worst punishment is the khun deo, solitary confinement, Thai style. This is not Warren Fellows' plea for forgiveness nor his denial of guilt, but a story of endurance and survival and the abuse of human rights during the decade of a life wasted in leg irons. It is an essential read: hearbreaking, fascinating and impossible to put down.

  • Title : Lady in Waiting : My extraordinary life in the shadow of the Crown
    Lady in Waiting : My extraordinary life in the shadow of the Crown
    • Author : Glenconner, Anne
    • Narrator : Narrated by Elizabeth Oats and Recorded by Anne Todd.
    • System Number : S14810
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this spring.
      The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this spring. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her. Anne Glenconner has been close to the Royal Family since childhood. Eldest child of the 5th Earl of Leicester, she was, as a daughter, described as 'the greatest disappointment' by her family as she was unable to inherit. Her childhood home Holkham Hall is one of the grandest estates in England. Bordering Sandringham the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were frequent playmates. From Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation to Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret, Lady Glenconner is a unique witness to royal history, as well as an extraordinary survivor of a generation of aristocratic women trapped without inheritance and burdened with social expectations. She married the charismatic but highly volatile Colin Tennant, Lord Glenconner, who became the owner of Mustique. Together they turned the island into a paradise for the rich and famous, including Mick Jagger and David Bowie, and it became a favourite retreat for Princess Margaret. But beneath the glitz and glamour there has also lurked tragedy. On Lord Glenconner's death in 2010 he left his fortune to a former employee. And of their five children, two grown-up sons died, while a third son had to be nursed back from a coma by Anne, after having suffered a near fatal accident. Anne Glenconner writes with extraordinary wit, generosity and courage and she exposes what life was like in her gilded cage, revealing the role of her great friendship with Princess Margaret, and the freedom she can now finally enjoy in later life. She will appear as a character in the new series of The Crown this spring.

  • Title : Lady Byron vindicated : a history of the Byron controversy
    Lady Byron vindicated : a history of the Byron controversy
    • Author : Stowe, Harriet Beecher.
    • Narrator : Michele Fry. (Female)
    • System Number : S14814
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      In 1869, the Atlantic published Stowe's article, The True Story Of Lady Byron's Life, a brief exposé of the famous poet Lord Byron's sordid private life which had led to a separation from his wife and drove him out of England, as told to her by Lady Byron herself before her death.
      In 1869, the Atlantic published Stowe's article, The True Story Of Lady Byron's Life, a brief exposé of the famous poet Lord Byron's sordid private life which had led to a separation from his wife and drove him out of England, as told to her by Lady Byron herself before her death. Stowe wrote this article long after Lady Byron's death, when Lady Byron‘s impeccable reputation was being smeared across Europe by Byron's influential literary friends, and her trustees were doing nothing to defend her. Criticism against the article raged in the American and European press and damaged the Atlantic's circulation, but Stowe remained confident, and the following year, she expanded her article into this full-length exposé. Sprinkled throughout with Byron's biting poetry, Lady Byron's and other notable correspondence, and Stowe's outrage at the way women were belittled and treated as property during the Victorian period, the invectives in this book are, even by modern standards, intense! (Summary by Michele Fry, Soloist)

  • Title : Sinatra and me : the very good years
    Sinatra and me : the very good years
    • Author : Consiglio, Tony.
    • Narrator : Norman Dietz.
    • System Number : S14819
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      An intimate look at the legendary Frank Sinatra by one of his closest friends, Tony Consiglio.
      An intimate look at the legendary Frank Sinatra by one of his closest friends, Tony Consiglio.

  • Title : Great Australian outback police stories
    Great Australian outback police stories
    • Author : Marsh, Bill.
    • Narrator : Kate Hood and Bill Marsh.
    • System Number : S14831
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, Voyages and Travel.
    • Summary :
      'I tell you, you meet some strange characters in this game ...' Boasting the biggest beats in the world, some as large as France, Australia's outback police have seen it all: natural disasters, incredible acts of selflessness, unspeakable crimes and daring rescues, just to name a few.
      'I tell you, you meet some strange characters in this game ...' Boasting the biggest beats in the world, some as large as France, Australia's outback police have seen it all: natural disasters, incredible acts of selflessness, unspeakable crimes and daring rescues, just to name a few. And they've met some unforgettable characters along the way: from the murderer who stuffed his victims' bodies down wombat holes; to the policeman who arrested his own wife; to the prisoner who risked his life to rescue his own captor from certain death. Master storyteller Bill 'Swampy' Marsh has travelled the length and breadth of the country to gather their tales of adventure and misadventure, drama and mayhem, and larrikinism and laughter, to create this memorable collection of real-life stories about those on the front-line in the heart of Australia.

  • Title : The day approaching : an Israeli's message of warning and hope for the last days
    The day approaching : an Israeli's message of warning and hope for the last days
    • Author : Tsarfati, Amir.
    • Narrator : Amir Tsarfati.
    • System Number : S14838
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 27 minutes
    • Genre : Religion.
    • Summary :
      As a native Israeli of Jewish roots, Amir Tsarfati provides a distinct perspective that weaves biblical history, current events, and Bible prophecy together to shine light on the mysteries about the end times.
      As a native Israeli of Jewish roots, Amir Tsarfati provides a distinct perspective that weaves biblical history, current events, and Bible prophecy together to shine light on the mysteries about the end times. In The Day Approaching, he points to the scriptural evidence that the return of the Lord is imminent.

  • Title : You must remember this : classic songs from World War II and the stories behind them
    You must remember this : classic songs from World War II and the stories behind them
    • Author : Seidenberg, Steven.
    • Narrator : Alan Howard.
    • System Number : S14841
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Remembering songs from the radio, from dance bands and music halls, from the popular films of the period, and from the ENSA tours that took British entertainers to the troops, this audiobook recaptures the spirit of the World War II years through the music and songs.
      Remembering songs from the radio, from dance bands and music halls, from the popular films of the period, and from the ENSA tours that took British entertainers to the troops, this audiobook recaptures the spirit of the World War II years through the music and songs. It includes information about the legendary entertainers of the era, along with extracts from the songs they made famous. These songs, moving and inspiring in equal measure, allow a glimpse into a world at war and the heroic effort of the British people that eventually brought victory and peace.

  • Title : Some sunny day : my autobiography
    Some sunny day : my autobiography
    • Author : Lynn, Vera.
    • Narrator : Anne Dover.
    • System Number : S14850
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      The remarkable autobiography of the last great wartime icon.
      The remarkable autobiography of the last great wartime icon. Born Vera Welch in 1917 in the East End of London, Dame Vera Lynn sang in Working Men's Clubs from just seven years old. She had a successful radio career, but it was with World War II that she became an icon. Performing the songs that she will always be associated with, such as "We'll Meet Again", Vera toured Egypt, India and Burma to entertain the troops. Her career after the war flourished, but Vera was never able to leave behind her wartime role. Still heavily involved with veteran and other charities, this is Dame Vera's vivid story of her life and her war - from bombs and rations to dance halls and the searing heat of her appearances abroad.

  • Title : Autobiography of an actress ; or, Eight years on the stage
    Autobiography of an actress ; or, Eight years on the stage
    • Author : Ritchie, Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt.
    • Narrator : Kelly S. Taylor.
    • System Number : S14853
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Anna Cora Mowatt was the author of the first Broadway comedy hit written by a woman.
      Anna Cora Mowatt was the author of the first Broadway comedy hit written by a woman. Her 1845 play “Fashion” is still performed today. She was also the first woman to professionally perform solo public readings of literature in the U.S. In pre-Civil War America, she was a popular novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, and correspondent. Autobiography of an Actress tells the dramatic story of her life and her struggles to overcome the anti-theatrical prejudices of her day. - Summary by Kelly S. Taylor

  • Title : Matilda Ziegler magazine for the blind : March 2013
    Matilda Ziegler magazine for the blind : March 2013
    • Author : Hammond, Ross
    • Narrator : Unknown male
    • System Number : S14862
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Genre : Blind education.
    • Summary :
      No Summary Available
      No Summary Available

  • Title : Team of vipers : my 500 extraordinary days in the Trump White House
    Team of vipers : my 500 extraordinary days in the Trump White House
    • Author : Sims, Cliff.
    • Narrator : Daniel Thomas May; introduction read by the author.
    • System Number : S14867
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History, Biography.
    • Summary :
      After standing at Donald Trump's side on Election Night, Cliff Sims joined him in the West Wing as Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Message Strategy.
      After standing at Donald Trump's side on Election Night, Cliff Sims joined him in the West Wing as Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Message Strategy. He soon found himself pulled into the Presidents inner circle as a confidante, an errand boy, an advisor, a punching bag, and a friend. Sometimes all in the same conversation. As a result, Sims gained unprecedented access to the President, sitting in on private meetings with key Congressional officials, world leaders, and top White House advisors. He saw how Trump handled the challenges of the office, and he learned from Trump himself how he saw the world. For five hundred days, Sims also witnessed first-hand the infighting and leaking, the anger, joy, and recriminations. He had a role in some of the President's biggest successes, and he shared the blame for some of his administration's worst disasters. He gained key, often surprising insights into the players of the Trump West Wing, from Jared Kushner and John Kelly to Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway. He even helped Trump craft his enemies list, knowing who was loyal and who was not. And he took notes. Hundreds of pages of notes. In real-time. Sims stood with the President in the eye of the storm raging around him, and now he tells the story that no one else has written -- because no one else could. The story of what it was really like in the West Wing as a member of the President's team. The story of power and palace intrigue, backstabbing and bold victories, as well as painful moral compromises, occasionally with yourself. Team of Vipers tells the full story, as only a true insider could.

  • Title : Romance is My Day Job : A Memoir of Finding Love at Last
    Romance is My Day Job : A Memoir of Finding Love at Last
    • Author : Bloom, Patience
    • Narrator : Patience Bloom
    • System Number : S14871
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 50 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, Romance
    • Summary :
      Who knows the ins and outs of romance better than a Harlequin editor?
      Who knows the ins and outs of romance better than a Harlequin editor? A surprising and exhilarating look into Patience Bloom's unexpected real-life love story. At some point, we've all wished romance could be more like fiction. Patience Bloom certainly did, many times over. As a teen she fell in love with Harlequin novels and imagined her life would turn out just like the heroines' on the page: That shy guy she had a crush on wouldn't just take her out-he'd sweep her off her feet with witty banter, quiet charm, and a secret life as a rock star. Not exactly her reality, but Bloom kept reading books that fed her reveries. Years later she moved to New York and found her dream job, editing romances for Harlequin. Every day, her romantic fantasies came true-on paper. Bloom became an expert when it came to fictional love stories, editing amazing books and learning everything she could about the romance business. But her dating life remained uninspired. She nearly gave up on love. Then one day a real-life chance at romance made her wonder if what she'd been writing and editing all those years might be true. A Facebook message from a high school friend, Sam, sparked a relationship with more promise than she'd had in years. But Sam lived thousands of miles away-they hadn't seen each other in more than twenty years. Was it worth the risk? Finally, Bloom learned: Love and romance can conquer all.

  • Title : Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance
    Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance
    • Author : Obama, Barack.
    • Narrator : Barack Obama.
    • System Number : S14874
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American.
      In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.

  • Title : The day the president was shot : the Secret Service, the FBI, a would-be killer, and the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan
    The day the president was shot : the Secret Service, the FBI, a would-be killer, and the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan
    • Author : O'Reilly, Bill.
    • Narrator : Robert Petkoff ; introduction read by Bill O'Reilly.
    • System Number : S14879
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Explores the events of the day President Ronald Reagan was shot: from the scene of the shooting to the FBI investigation to the life-saving measures of medical professionals and the President's recovery.
      Explores the events of the day President Ronald Reagan was shot: from the scene of the shooting to the FBI investigation to the life-saving measures of medical professionals and the President's recovery.

  • Title : Kennedy and King : the president, the pastor, and the battle over civil rights
    Kennedy and King : the president, the pastor, and the battle over civil rights
    • Author : Levingston, Steven.
    • Narrator : Dan Woren. (Male)
    • System Number : S14887
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 20 hours
    • Genre : History, Biography.
    • Summary :
      From journalist and author Steven Levingston, a gripping, detailed account of the contentious relationship between President John F.
      From journalist and author Steven Levingston, a gripping, detailed account of the contentious relationship between President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. during the tumultuous early years of the Civil Rights movement.

  • Title : Stars over Shiralee
    Stars over Shiralee
    • Author : McCorry, Sheryl.
    • Narrator : Catherine Milte. (Female)
    • System Number : S14907
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Sheryl McCorry's memoir Diamonds and Dust was a runaway bestseller in 2007.
      Sheryl McCorry's memoir Diamonds and Dust was a runaway bestseller in 2007. Now, in Stars over Shiralee, Sheryl brings her story up to date, picking up from the death of her husband Bob McCorry. Having moved from the Kimberley to a property called the Shiralee, Sheryl is rocked by the death of her ex-husband. While continuing to run the Shiralee, Sheryl at first leans on her parents and her children for comfort. But soon, she meets a new man, one who pursues her with ardour and is seemingly a wonderful match for her. Sheryl agrees to marry him, but not before she is diagnosed with breast cancer. Moving and inspirational, Stars over Shiralee is the million acre cattle queen's surprising memoir of what happened next.

  • Title : The Tibetan book of living and dying
    The Tibetan book of living and dying
    • Author : Rinpoche, Sogyal.
    • Narrator : John Cleese, Susan Skipper, Peri Eagleton, Sogyal Rinpoche. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14911
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Religion, Philosophy.
    • Summary :
      Explains the Tibetan understanding of what happens when a person dies, and how this can help in a person's daily life, in caring for the terminally ill and the bereaved, and to deepen one's understanding of life. (Abridged cassette version.
      Explains the Tibetan understanding of what happens when a person dies, and how this can help in a person's daily life, in caring for the terminally ill and the bereaved, and to deepen one's understanding of life. (Abridged cassette version. An unabridged audiobook of this title is in production.)

  • Title : When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II
    When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II
    • Author : Manning, Molly Guptill.
    • Narrator : Bernadette Dunne. (Female)
    • System Number : S14919
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more.
      When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations. In 1943 the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program: 120 million small, lightweight paperbacks for troops to carry in their pockets and their rucksacks in every theater of war. Comprising 1,200 different titles of every imaginable type, these paperbacks were beloved by the troops and are still fondly remembered today. Soldiers read them while waiting to land at Normandy, in hellish trenches in the midst of battles in the Pacific, in field hospitals, and on long bombing flights. They wrote to the authors, many of whom responded to every letter. They helped rescue The Great Gatsby from obscurity. They made Betty Smith, author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, into a national icon. When Books Went to War is an inspiring story for history buffs and book lovers alike.

  • Title : Au revoir : running away from home at fifty
    Au revoir : running away from home at fifty
    • Author : Moody, Mary
    • Narrator : Marie-Louise Walker. (Female)
    • System Number : S14926
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography, Biography.
    • Summary :
      Living the good life in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales with her husband, four grown-up children and four (and counting) grandchildren, Mary Moody's life was full.
      Living the good life in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales with her husband, four grown-up children and four (and counting) grandchildren, Mary Moody's life was full. The only thing missing was time for herself, a chance to reflect on life and its meaning. Like many women of her generation, caught up with the commitments of work and family, Mary had never had a moment alone - so she decided to say au revoir. She ran away to live on her own for six glorious months in the rural paradise of southwest France. Au Revoir is the story of Mary's solo journey. It is funny, warm and reflective, as Mary adapts to life as a single person in the Lot, one of the most remote and beautiful parts of France. Her account of an escape - with its exhilarating freedom, new experiences and chance for renewal - will inspire every listener to run away from home.

  • Title : The dead Duke, his secret wife and the missing corpse : an extraordinary Edwardian case of deception and intrigue
    The dead Duke, his secret wife and the missing corpse : an extraordinary Edwardian case of deception and intrigue
    • Author : Eatwell, Piu Marie.
    • Narrator : Barnaby Edwards. (Male)
    • System Number : S14933
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours
    • Genre : History, Legal stories, Crime stories.
    • Summary :
      The extraordinary story of the Druce-Portland affair, one of the most notorious, tangled and bizarre legal cases of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras.
      The extraordinary story of the Druce-Portland affair, one of the most notorious, tangled and bizarre legal cases of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. At the close of the Victorian era, as now, privacy was power. The extraordinarily wealthy 5th Duke of Portland had a mania for it, hiding in his carriage and building tunnels between buildings to avoid being seen. In 1897, an elderly widow asked the court to exhume the grave of her late father-in-law, T. C. Druce, under the suspicion that he’d led a double life as the 5th Duke. The eccentric duke, Anna Maria contended, had faked his death as Druce, and her son should inherit the Portland millions. Revealing a dark underbelly of Victorian society, Piu Marie Eatwell evokes an era when the rise of sensationalist media blurred every fact into fiction and when family secrets and fluid identities pushed class anxieties to new heights.

  • Title : This sceptred isle. Volume 5, 1660-1702 : Restoration to glorious revolution
    This sceptred isle. Volume 5, 1660-1702 : Restoration to glorious revolution
    • Author : Lee, Christopher.
    • Narrator : Anna Massey. (Female)
    • System Number : S14936
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      Covers the years 1660 to 1702.
      Covers the years 1660 to 1702. This volume is about great change: the restoration of the monarchy, the Great Plague and the Great Plague in the nation's capital. Following the immense unpopularity of James II's Catholicism, a foreign ruler, William of Orange, comes to the throne.

  • Title : Colours : Travels Through the Paintbox
    Colours : Travels Through the Paintbox
    • Author : Finlay, Victoria
    • Narrator : Narrated by Ruth Walker and recorded by Chris St Roas. (Female)
    • System Number : S14937
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 16 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Voyages and travel.
    • Summary :
      Part travelogue, part narrative history, COLOUR unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow, and reveals how paints came to be invented, discovered, traded and used.
      Part travelogue, part narrative history, COLOUR unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow, and reveals how paints came to be invented, discovered, traded and used. This remarkable and beautifully written book remembers a time when red paint was really the colour of blood, when orange was the poison pigment, blue as expensive as gold, and yellow made from the urine of cows force-fed with mangoes. It looks at how green was carried by yaks along the silk road, and how an entire nation was founded on the colour purple. Exciting, richly informative, and always surprising, COLOUR lifts the lid on the historical palette and unearths an astonishing wealth of stories about the quest for colours, and our efforts to understand them.

  • Title : South : the story of Shackleton's last expedition, 1914-1917
    South : the story of Shackleton's last expedition, 1914-1917
    • Author : Shackleton, Ernest Henry Sir
    • Narrator : Steven Crossley. (Male)
    • System Number : S15008
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : History, Voyages and travel.
    • Summary :
      As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole.
      As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crushing it and marooning twenty-eight men on the polar ice. Alone in the world's most unforgiving environment, Shackleton and his team began a brutal quest for survival. And as the story of their journey across treacherous seas and a wilderness of glaciers and snow fields unfolds, the scale of their courage and heroism becomes movingly clear.

  • Title : King of the air : the turbulent life of Charles Kingsford Smith
    King of the air : the turbulent life of Charles Kingsford Smith
    • Author : Blainey, Ann.
    • Narrator : John Sharpe.
    • System Number : S15039
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 14 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation.
      Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records with his astounding and daring voyages -- the first trans-Pacific flight from America to Australia, the first flight across the Tasman, the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland. He did it all with such courage, modesty and charm that Australia and the world fell in love with him. A ticker-tape parade was held in his honour on New York's Fifth Avenue. At home, he became a national hero, 'Our Smithy'. Yet his achievements belied a traumatic past. He had witnessed the horror of World War I -- first as a soldier at Gallipoli, later as a combat pilot with the Royal Flying Corps. Erratic, a compulsive philanderer, and almost always broke, he began to embark on increasingly wild and dangerous stunts. The public saw the derring-do; only those close to him knew the anxious, troubled individual who pushed himself to the edge of sanity. In November 1935, Kingsford Smith's plane crashed and he was lost at sea near Burma, his body never to be recovered. This brilliant work from one of Australia's foremost biographers reveals the tumultuous life of a fascinating, enigmatic figure, who pursued his obsession to the greatest heights of fame and catastrophe.

  • Title : Me : Elton John : official autobiography
    Me : Elton John : official autobiography
    • Author : John, Elton.
    • Narrator : Elton John and Taron Egerton. (Male)
    • System Number : S15040
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Christened Reginald Dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star.
      Christened Reginald Dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star. By the age of 23, he was performing his first gig in America, facing an astonished audience in his bright yellow dungarees, a star-spangled T-shirt and boots with wings. Elton John had arrived and the music world would never be the same again. His life has been full of drama, from the early rejection of his work with song-writing partner Bernie Taupin to spinning out of control as a chart-topping superstar; from half-heartedly trying to drown himself in his LA swimming pool to disco-dancing with the Queen; from friendships with John Lennon, Freddie Mercury and George Michael to setting up his AIDS Foundation. All the while, Elton was hiding a drug addiction that would grip him for over a decade. In Me Elton, also writes powerfully about getting clean and changing his life, about finding love with David Furnish and becoming a father. In a voice that is warm, humble and open, this is Elton on his music and his relationships, his passions and his mistakes. This is a story that will stay with you, by a living legend.

  • Title : Why the rich are getting richer : what is financial education... really?
    Why the rich are getting richer : what is financial education... really?
    • Author : Kiyosaki, Robert T.
    • Narrator : Scott Merriman. (Male)
    • System Number : S15057
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Business, Self-development.
    • Summary :
      Kiyosaki believes that our educational system -- and the poor job it does on financial education -- is what causes the gap between the rich and everyone else.
      Kiyosaki believes that our educational system -- and the poor job it does on financial education -- is what causes the gap between the rich and everyone else. In this book, he explains why savers are losers, debt and taxes make the rich richer, and why going to school, working hard, getting out of debt, and investing for the long term in the stock market is the worst financial advice for most people. Kiyosaki and Wheelwright share ideas on how to survive -- and thrive -- into the future.

  • Title : Grunt : the curious science of humans at war
    Grunt : the curious science of humans at war
    • Author : Roach, Mary.
    • Narrator : Abby Elvidge. (Female)
    • System Number : S15058
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 54 minutes
    • Genre : History, Sociology, Science.
    • Summary :
      Explores the science of keeping humans healthy and focused in the extreme environments of war, drawing on interviews with doctors, trainers, and weapons testers to illuminate how soldiers are conditioned to survive traumas.
      Explores the science of keeping humans healthy and focused in the extreme environments of war, drawing on interviews with doctors, trainers, and weapons testers to illuminate how soldiers are conditioned to survive traumas.

  • Title : Fake : fake money, fake teachers, fake assets : how lies are making the poor and middle class poorer
    Fake : fake money, fake teachers, fake assets : how lies are making the poor and middle class poorer
    • Author : Kiyosaki, Robert
    • Narrator : William LeRoy. (Male)
    • System Number : S15060
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Self improvement
    • Summary :
      The author uses his perspectives and insights into financial events and crises in his lifetime as well as references drawn from Dr.
      The author uses his perspectives and insights into financial events and crises in his lifetime as well as references drawn from Dr. R. Buckminster Fuller's 1983 work, Grunch of giants and Steven Brill's May 28, 2018 Time magazine article to illustrate what may be on the world's financial horizon and how individuals can better insulate their finances from these possible events. This book delivers insights and answers that help ordinary people, who probably haven't had a lot of financial education, determine what's 'real' and relevant to their financial lives.

  • Title : The gods never left us
    The gods never left us
    • Author : Von Daniken, Erich.
    • Narrator : Sean Runnette. (Male)
    • System Number : S15068
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Mythology, Religion.
    • Summary :
      Erich von Daniken supplies a fresh perspective on his ancient astronaut theory and his years of research on his belief that extraterrestrials visited Earth.
      Erich von Daniken supplies a fresh perspective on his ancient astronaut theory and his years of research on his belief that extraterrestrials visited Earth. The Gods Never Left Us contends that recent advancements in biotechnology, astrophysics, engineering, and artificial intelligence not only give us a fresh perspective on his ancient astronaut theory but actually validates it. We are--as a race--embarking on the exact same trajectory of our own interplanetary colonization, just as von Däniken suggested Earth itself was colonized. ETs are definitely at work today. And that affects all of us. Why do they do what they do? What could an extraterrestrial species possibly gain from observing us in the same way we look at ants? What have these strangers wanted for the past thousands of years? Can't they leave us alone? And what makes it so difficult for us to acknowledge the existence of these extraterrestrials? That is what this book deals with.

  • Title : 21 lessons for the 21st century
    21 lessons for the 21st century
    • Author : Harari, Yuval Noah
    • Narrator : Derek Perkins.
    • System Number : S15069
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 11 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Sociology.
    • Summary :
      Yuval Noah Harari's 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a probing and visionary investigation into today's most urgent issues as we move into the uncharted territory of the future.
      Yuval Noah Harari's 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a probing and visionary investigation into today's most urgent issues as we move into the uncharted territory of the future. As technology advances faster than our understanding of it, hacking becomes a tactic of war, and the world feels more polarized than ever, Harari addresses the challenge of navigating life in the face of constant and disorienting change and raises the important questions we need to ask ourselves in order to survive. Presenting complex contemporary challenges clearly and accessibly, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is essential listening.

  • Title : One summer : America 1927
    One summer : America 1927
    • Author : Bryson, Bill.
    • Narrator : Bill Bryson. (Male)
    • System Number : S15072
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      One Summer: America, 1927, is the new book by Britain's favourite writer of narrative nonfiction, Bill Bryson.
      One Summer: America, 1927, is the new book by Britain's favourite writer of narrative nonfiction, Bill Bryson. Narrated by the man himself, One Summer takes you to the summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world forever. In the summer of 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a semi-crazed sculptor with a plan to carve four giant heads into a mountain called Rushmore, a devastating flood of the Mississippi, a sensational murder trial, and a youthful aviator named Charles Lindbergh who started the summer wholly unknown, and finished it as the most famous man on Earth.

  • Title : New American Standard Bible, Old Testament
    New American Standard Bible, Old Testament
    • Author : Jeffries, E. W.
    • Narrator : E.W. "Red" Jeffries. (Male)
    • System Number : S15081
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 54 hours 21 minutes 28 seconds
    • Genre : Bible, Religion.
    • Summary :
      New American Standard Bible (NASB).
      New American Standard Bible (NASB). Read by the deep radio voice of E.W. "Red" Jeffries, America's acclaimed Bible translation is sure to be loved by all.

  • Title : Latest readings
    Latest readings
    • Author : James, Clive.
    • Narrator : Graeme Malcolm. (Male)
    • System Number : S15082
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 13 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      In 2010, Clive James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia.
      In 2010, Clive James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia. Deciding that "if you don't know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do," James moved his library to his house in Cambridge, where he would "live, read, and perhaps even write." James is the award-winning author of dozens of works of literary criticism, poetry, and history, and this volume contains his reflections on what may well be his last reading list. A look at some of James's old favorites as well as some of his recent discoveries, this book also offers a revealing look at the author himself, sharing his evocative musings on literature and family, and on living and dying. As thoughtful and erudite as the works of Alberto Manguel, and as moving and inspiring as Randy Pausch's The Last Lecture and Will Schwalbe's The End of Your Life Book Club, this valediction to James's lifelong engagement with the written word is a captivating valentine from one of the great literary minds of our time.

  • Title : A history of the Philippines
    A history of the Philippines
    • Author : Barrows, David Prescott.
    • Narrator : Various. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S15089
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 11 minutes
    • Genre : History, Geography.
    • Summary :
      This book is one of the earliest studies of Philippine history by an American scholar.
      This book is one of the earliest studies of Philippine history by an American scholar. In preparation for this book, the author conducted ethnological studies of indigenous island tribes after the American war in the Philippines. Since this book was intended for the Philippine reader, the author nicely places the history of the Islands into the broader context of European and American history. (Summary by JoeD)

  • Title : The magic path of intuition
    The magic path of intuition
    • Author : Shinn, Florence Scovel.
    • Narrator : Kristen Glassman. (Female)
    • System Number : S15090
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Self-improvement.
    • Summary :
      Helps you positively transform your life.
      Helps you positively transform your life. This book presents affirmations that shows you how to cultivate your intuition and release any resistance, fear and doubt.

  • Title : New American Standard Bible, New Testament
    New American Standard Bible, New Testament
    • Author : Jeffries, E. W.
    • Narrator : E.W. "Red" Jeffries. (Male)
    • System Number : S15095
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 28 minutes 14 seconds
    • Genre : Bible, Religion.
    • Summary :
      New American Standard Bible (NASB).
      New American Standard Bible (NASB). Read by the deep radio voice of E.W. "Red" Jeffries, America's acclaimed Bible translation is sure to be loved by all.

  • Title : Crown and country : the kings and queens of England [the history of England through the monarchy]
    Crown and country : the kings and queens of England [the history of England through the monarchy]
    • Author : Starkey, David.
    • Narrator : Jim Norton and Tim Pigott-Smith. (Male)
    • System Number : S15096
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The monarchy is one of Britain's longest surviving institutions, as well as one of its most tumultuous and revered.
      The monarchy is one of Britain's longest surviving institutions, as well as one of its most tumultuous and revered. David Starkey looks at the monarchy as a whole, charting its history from Roman times, to the Wars of the Roses, the chaos of the Civil War, the fall of Charles I, and Cromwell's emergence as Lord Protector, all the way up until the Victorian era when Britain's monarchs came face-to-face with modernity. This brilliant collection of biographies of Britain's kings and queens provides an in-depth examination of what the British monarchy has meant, what it means now, and what it will continue to mean. Bringing to life a cast of colorful characters, Starkey's trademark energy and authority make him the perfect guide on this epic, accessible, and compelling journey, as he offers us a vivid portrait of British culture, politics, and nationhood through an institution that has defined the realm for nearly two thousand years.

  • Title : James Cook : the story behind the man who mapped the world
    James Cook : the story behind the man who mapped the world
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter.
    • Narrator : Michael Carman. (Male)
    • System Number : S15099
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 21 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : History, Biography, Voyages and travel.
    • Summary :
      The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.
      The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated. But who was the real James Cook? This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were incredible feats of seamanship and navigation. Leading a crew of men into uncharted territories, Cook would face the best and worst of humanity as he took himself and his crew to the edge of the known world - and beyond. Focusing on his most iconic expedition, the voyage of the Endeavour, where Cook first set foot on Australian and New Zealand soil, Peter FitzSimons brings the real James Cook to the forefront and reveals what kind of man James was at heart.

  • Title : Running a thousand miles for freedom ; or, the escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery
    Running a thousand miles for freedom ; or, the escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery
    • Author : Craft, Ellen.
    • Narrator : Newgatenovelist. (Female)
    • System Number : S15102
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 5 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography, History.
    • Summary :
      Ellen and William Craft were a married couple who escaped from slavery in 1848 when Ellen disguised herself as a white, literate man and William pretended to be an accompanying slave.
      Ellen and William Craft were a married couple who escaped from slavery in 1848 when Ellen disguised herself as a white, literate man and William pretended to be an accompanying slave. This is their story of their escape to freedom. NB Listeners may find some scenes of abuse and vocabulary in this book distressing. (Summary by Newgatenovelist)

  • Title : A man among mavericks : Lester Brain : Australia's greatest aviator
    A man among mavericks : Lester Brain : Australia's greatest aviator
    • Author : Cadigan, Neil.
    • Narrator : David Baldwin. (Male)
    • System Number : S15107
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      Lester Brain was a true pioneer of Australia's aviation history.
      Lester Brain was a true pioneer of Australia's aviation history. Grabbing a long-forgotten transcript of an interview with Lester, Neil Cadigan set off on a journey following the path of Lester Brain, traversing the unpredictable terrain of Australia, visiting places like Broome, Alice Springs, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Brisbane and Longreach. He discovered a man whose amazing flying adventures read like a boys own annual. From prospecting for gold reefs in the Tanami Desert to rescuing the hapless aviators Keith Anderson and Robert Hitchock whose aircraft, the Kookaburra, went missing while searching for Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm. In 1929 he was rated the best aviator in Australia, taught many of the country's greatest achieving pilots, rescued survivors during a Japanese attack on Broome during World War II, took the controls for inaugural mail and flying-boat services for Qantas, and contributed more towards the world renowned safety record of Qantas in its formative three decades than any other aviator.

  • Title : The house of Kennedy : the Kennedy curse
    The house of Kennedy : the Kennedy curse
    • Author : Patterson, James.
    • Narrator : David Pittu. (Male)
    • System Number : S15123
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      The Kennedys have always been a family of charismatic adventurers, raised to take risks and excel, living by the dual family mottos: "To whom much is given, much is expected" and "Win at all costs." And they do--but at a price.
      The Kennedys have always been a family of charismatic adventurers, raised to take risks and excel, living by the dual family mottos: "To whom much is given, much is expected" and "Win at all costs." And they do--but at a price. Across decades and generations, the Kennedys have occupied a unique place in the American imagination: charmed, cursed, at once familiar and unknowable. The House of Kennedy (also published as The Kennedy Curse) is a revealing, fascinating account of America's most storied family, as told by America's most trusted storyteller.

  • Title : The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy : crime, conspiracy and cover-up - a new investigation
    The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy : crime, conspiracy and cover-up - a new investigation
    • Author : Tate, Tim.
    • Narrator : Lewis Hancock. (Male)
    • System Number : S15125
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 36 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      At 12.16am on Wednesday, June 5, 1968, Senator Robert F.
      At 12.16am on Wednesday, June 5, 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded in the service pantry of the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles. A 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant, Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, was found holding the smoking gun, and convicted of murder. That is the official history - but Tim Tate and Brad Johnson have uncovered a different story. After 25 years spent scrutinising over 100,000 official documents and previously unknown recordings, and conducting new interviews with key figures, they show that Sirhan could not have fired the fatal bullets - and reveal evidence of a murderous conspiracy involving organised crime and the CIA...

  • Title : Vendetta : Bobby Kennedy versus Jimmy Hoffa
    Vendetta : Bobby Kennedy versus Jimmy Hoffa
    • Author : Neff, James.
    • Narrator : Joe Barrett. (Male)
    • System Number : S15133
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      One of America's greatest investigative reporters brings to life the gripping, no-holds-barred clash of two American titans: Robert Kennedy and his nemesis Jimmy Hoffa.
      One of America's greatest investigative reporters brings to life the gripping, no-holds-barred clash of two American titans: Robert Kennedy and his nemesis Jimmy Hoffa. From 1957 to 1964, Robert Kennedy and Jimmy Hoffa channeled nearly all of their considerable powers into destroying each other. Kennedy's battle with Hoffa burst into the public consciousness with the 1957 Senate Rackets Committee hearings and intensified when his brother named him attorney general in 1961. RFK put together a "Get Hoffa" squad within the Justice Department, devoted to destroying one man. But Hoffa, with nearly unlimited Teamster funds, was not about to roll over. Drawing upon a treasure trove of previously secret and undisclosed documents, James Neff has crafted a brilliant, heart-pounding epic of crime and punishment, a saga of venom and relentlessness and two men willing to do anything to demolish each other.

  • Title : The authorized Roy Orbison
    The authorized Roy Orbison
    • Author : Orbison, Roy, Jr.
    • Narrator : Roy Jr., Wesley, & Alex Orbison. (Male)
    • System Number : S15134
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Roy Orbison is a rock and roll icon almost without peer, but despite the countless accolades, the story of his life is virtually unknown.
      Roy Orbison is a rock and roll icon almost without peer, but despite the countless accolades, the story of his life is virtually unknown. This biography shows Roy Orbison as a young child and follows him all the way through to the peak of his stardom and up to his tragic end. Wesley, Roy Jr., and Alex Orbison--Roy's Boys--have left no stone unturned in order to illustrate the people, places, things, and events that forged their father, the man behind those famous sunglasses.

  • Title : Think Learn Succeed
    Think Learn Succeed
    • Author : Leaf, Caroline
    • Narrator : Sandra Burr. (Female)
    • System Number : S15138
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Self-development
    • Summary :
      Suggests that our thoughts have power over our mental, physical and emotional well-being and offer three tools to improve memory, learning, relationships, and work performance.
      Suggests that our thoughts have power over our mental, physical and emotional well-being and offer three tools to improve memory, learning, relationships, and work performance.

  • Title : The year of less : How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store
    The year of less : How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store
    • Author : Flanders, Cait
    • Narrator : Cait Flanders (Female)
    • System Number : S15142
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Self-development
    • Summary :
      In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat.
      In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. When she realized that nothing she was doing or buying was making her happy, she decided to set herself a challenge: she would not shop for an entire year.

  • Title : The Little Book of Lykke
    The Little Book of Lykke
    • Author : Wiking,Meik
    • Narrator : Meik Wiking (Female)
    • System Number : S15146
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Self-help
    • Summary :
      No Summary Available
      No Summary Available

  • Title : All this marvelous potential : Robert Kennedy's 1968 tour of Appalachia
    All this marvelous potential : Robert Kennedy's 1968 tour of Appalachia
    • Author : Algeo, Matthew.
    • Narrator : David Colacci. (Male)
    • System Number : S15151
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours
    • Genre : Sociology, Voyages and travel, History.
    • Summary :
      In early 1968, Senator Robert F.
      In early 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy ventured deep into the heart of Eastern Kentucky to gauge the progress of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty. Author Matthew Algeo meticulously retraces RFK's tour of the region, visiting the places he visited and meeting with the people he met, and explains how and why the region has changed since 1968, and why it matters for the rest of the country.

  • Title : Mutiny on the bounty : a saga of survival, sex, sedition, mayhem and mutiny
    Mutiny on the bounty : a saga of survival, sex, sedition, mayhem and mutiny
    • Author : FitzSimons, Peter.
    • Narrator : Michael Carman. (Male)
    • System Number : S15156
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : History.
    • Summary :
      The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April 1789, is one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never before.
      The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April 1789, is one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never before. Commissioned by the Royal Navy to collect breadfruit plants from Tahiti and take them to the West Indies, the Bounty's crew found themselves in a tropical paradise. Five months later, they did not want to leave. Under the leadership of Fletcher Christian most of the crew mutinied soon after sailing from Tahiti, setting Captain William Bligh and 18 loyal crewmen adrift in a small open boat. In one of history's great feats of seamanship, Bligh navigated this tiny vessel for 3618 nautical miles to Timor. Fletcher Christian and the mutineers sailed back to Tahiti, where most remained and were later tried for mutiny.

  • Title : Aung San Suu Kyi
    Aung San Suu Kyi
    • Author : Bengtsson, Jesper
    • Narrator : Paul Boehmer (Male)
    • System Number : S15173
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Discover the heroic story of Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader of the Burmese National League for Democracy.
      Discover the heroic story of Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader of the Burmese National League for Democracy. Witness her extraordinary courage as she takes a stand against a brutal military government that places her under house arrest - even after her party wins 59% of the vote in a general election. With brilliant full-colour illustrations, this title vividly recounts one of the most inspiring lives of our times.

  • Title : 41 : a portrait of my father
    41 : a portrait of my father
    • Author : Bush, George W.
    • Narrator : George W. Bush. (Male)
    • System Number : S15180
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours 43 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      The forty-third president of the U.S.
      The forty-third president of the U.S. offers an intimate biography of his father, the forty-first president, tracing his career as an accomplished statesman and discussing his influence on the author's own political career.

  • Title : Leonard : my fifty-year friendship with a remarkable man
    Leonard : my fifty-year friendship with a remarkable man
    • Author : Shatner, William.
    • Narrator : William Shatner.
    • System Number : S15187
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
      Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles, in a new science-fiction television series called Star Trek, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In 79 television episodes and six feature films, they grew to know each other more than most friends could ever imagine.

  • Title : Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker
    Charles Darwin : Victorian mythmaker
    • Author : Wilson, A. N.
    • Narrator : Richard Burnip. (Male)
    • System Number : S15188
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 18 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History, Science.
    • Summary :
      Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution?
      Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution? The man who killed off God? Or a flawed man of his age, part genius, part ruthless careerist who would not acknowledge his debts to other thinkers? In this bold new life - the first single volume biography in twenty-five years - A. N. Wilson, the acclaimed author of The Victorians and God's Funeral, goes in search of the celebrated but contradictory figure Charles Darwin. Darwin was described by his friend and champion, Thomas Huxley, as a 'symbol'. But what did he symbolize? In Wilson's portrait, both sympathetic and critical, Darwin was two men. On the one hand, he was a naturalist of genius, a patient and precise collector and curator who greatly expanded the possibilities of taxonomy and geology. On the other hand, Darwin, a seemingly diffident man who appeared gentle and even lazy, hid a burning ambition to be a universal genius. He longed to have a theory which explained everything. But was Darwin's 1859 master work, On the Origin of Species, really what it seemed, a work about natural history? Or was it in fact a consolation myth for the Victorian middle classes, reassuring them that the selfishness and indifference to the poor were part of nature's grand plan? Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker is a radical reappraisal of one of the great Victorians, a book which isn't afraid to challenge the Darwinian orthodoxy while bringing us closer to the man, his revolutionary idea and the wider Victorian age.

  • Title : Alien encounters : the secret behind the UFO phenomenon
    Alien encounters : the secret behind the UFO phenomenon
    • Author : Missler, Chuck.
    • Narrator : Gordon Russell. (Male)
    • System Number : S15191
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 45 minutes
    • Genre : Religion.
    • Summary :
      Alien Encounters is the result of years of research into the history of UFO sightings, reports of alien abduction, and the struggle between Good and Evil.
      Alien Encounters is the result of years of research into the history of UFO sightings, reports of alien abduction, and the struggle between Good and Evil. It confronts the issues head-on and offers answers to many of the most pertinent questions confronting mankind. Questions such as: What is behind UFO sightings? Are they real? Where are they from? What does the Bible say about them? Are they friendly or hostile?

  • Title : First, they erased our name : a Rohingya speaks
    First, they erased our name : a Rohingya speaks
    • Author : Habiburahman.
    • Narrator : Sunil Malhotra. (Male)
    • System Number : S15210
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      “I am three years old and will have to grow up with the hostility of others.
      “I am three years old and will have to grow up with the hostility of others. I am already an outlaw in my own country, an outlaw in the world. I am three years old, and I don’t yet know that I am stateless.” Habiburahman was born in 1979 and raised in a small village in western Burma. When he was three years old, the country’s military leader declared that his people, the Rohingya, were not one of the 135 recognized ethnic groups that formed the eight “national races.” He was left stateless in his own country. Since 1982, millions of Rohingya have had to flee their homes as a result of extreme prejudice and persecution. In 2016 and 2017, the government intensified the process of ethnic cleansing, and over 700,000 Rohingya people were forced to cross the border into Bangladesh. Here, for the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the truth behind this global humanitarian crisis. Through the eyes of a child, we learn about the historic persecution of the Rohingya people and witness the violence Habiburahman endured throughout his life until he escaped the country in 2000. First, They Erased Our Name is an urgent, moving memoir about what it feels like to be repressed in one’s own country and a refugee in others. It gives voice to the voiceless.

  • Title : One Second After You Die
    One Second After You Die
    • Author : Crone, Billy
    • Narrator : Billy Crone (Male)
    • System Number : S15213
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 35 minutes
    • Genre : Religion
    • Summary :
      If there's one universal truth in life, it's got to be this.
      If there's one universal truth in life, it's got to be this. We all wonder what lies beyond the grave. Is it the end of our existence or is it the beginning of an eternal bliss? Is it something to be fearful of, or is it something to look forward to? And even though most people seem to be in the dark on this, one thing is for sure, One Second After You Die, you'll find out. Therefore, in order to prepare you for eternity before it's too late, this book, One Second After You Die takes a look at the four basic questions concerning eternal matters: Is There Life After Death? What Happens When You Die? Is There Really a Hell? Is there Really a Heaven? As you will discover, there are only two options. It's either up, or it's down. Each of us are currently headed for eternal bliss in heaven or eternal torment in hell. Scoff all you want, but once you've gone, there is no coming back and there is no second chance. Give your life to Jesus Christ today because One Second After You Die, it's going to be too late.

  • Title : A Bigger Picture
    A Bigger Picture
    • Author : Turnbull, Malcolm
    • Narrator : Malcolm Turnbull (Male)
    • System Number : S15216
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 22 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s 29th prime minister, tells the remarkable story of his life in this lively political page-turner.
      Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s 29th prime minister, tells the remarkable story of his life in this lively political page-turner. When Malcolm Turnbull took over the nation’s top job there was a sense of excitement in Australia. Sky-high opinion polls followed as the political outsider with a successful business, legal and media career took charge. The infighting that had dogged politics for the best part of a decade looked to be over. But a right-wing insurgency brutally cut down Turnbull’s time in office after three years, leaving many Australians asking, ‘Why?’ Exceptionally candid and compelling, A Bigger Picture is the definitive narrative of Malcolm Turnbull’s prime ministership. He describes how he legalised same-sex marriage, established Snowy Hydro 2.0, stood up to Donald Trump, and many more achievements – remarkable in their pace and significance, and delivered in the teeth of so much opposition. But it’s far more than just politics. Turnbull’s life has been filled with colourful characters and controversies, success and failure. From his early years in Sydney, growing up with a single father, to defending 'Spycatcher' Peter Wright against the UK government; the years representing Kerry Packer, leading the Republican Movement and making millions in business; and finally toppling Tony Abbott to become prime minister of Australia. For the first time he tells it all – in his own words. With revelatory insights on the workings of Canberra and the contentious events of Turnbull’s life, A Bigger Picture explores the strengths and vulnerabilities of one of Australia’s best-known and most dynamic business and political leaders. Lyrically written in highly readable and entertaining prose, this is a genuine page-turner that’s not just for political junkies.

  • Title : Kieran Modra : the way I see it
    Kieran Modra : the way I see it
    • Author : Modra, Kieran.
    • Narrator : Barry Leviny. (Male)
    • System Number : VA14828
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 8 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      What becomes of a country lad who loves daredevil adventure, only to discover that he is losing his sight?
      What becomes of a country lad who loves daredevil adventure, only to discover that he is losing his sight? What courage does it take for him to pursue his dream of becoming an elite athlete representing Australia? Kieran Modra's inspiring story tells us about a shy country boy in a city boarding school, an adolescent struggling with his identity as he comes to terms with a disability, and the Australian athlete standing atop a dais as he accepts his gold medal.

  • Title : Even as we speak : new essays 1993-2000
    Even as we speak : new essays 1993-2000
    • Author : James, Clive.
    • Narrator : James Wright. (Male)
    • System Number : VA15003
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 17 hours 22 minutes
    • Genre : History, Sociology.
    • Summary :
      In this collection, Clive James discusses a wide variety of topics, including Australian poetry on television today, literary criticism, the rise and fall of various icons, and the question of the ordinary German's culpability in the Holocaust.
      In this collection, Clive James discusses a wide variety of topics, including Australian poetry on television today, literary criticism, the rise and fall of various icons, and the question of the ordinary German's culpability in the Holocaust. There is also a compellingly provocative and much-talked about piece on the death of Diana, and a piece capturing the spirit of the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

  • Title : Ralph Richardson : an actor's life
    Ralph Richardson : an actor's life
    • Author : O'Connor, Garry.
    • Narrator : Ross Sharp. (Male)
    • System Number : VA15069
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 7 minutes
    • Genre : Biography.
    • Summary :
      Unlike his contemporaries Ralph Richardson's life and achievements have gone largely unsung.
      Unlike his contemporaries Ralph Richardson's life and achievements have gone largely unsung. This biography, published in his eighty-first year, reveals a distinctive, lovable figure who remains a deeply private man with a vein of tragedy in his soul.

  • Title : The audacity of hope : thoughts on reclaiming the American dream
    The audacity of hope : thoughts on reclaiming the American dream
    • Author : Obama, Barack.
    • Narrator : David Baldwin. (Male)
    • System Number : VA15070
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 52 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography, Philosophy.
    • Summary :
      "Religious or secular, black, white, or brown, we sense - correctly - that the nation's most significant challenges are being ignored...Perhaps more than any other time in our recent history, we need a new kind of politics, one that can excavate and build upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans..." If Barack Obama is successful in his quest to become President of the United States he will dramatically change the face that his country presents to the world.
      "Religious or secular, black, white, or brown, we sense - correctly - that the nation's most significant challenges are being ignored...Perhaps more than any other time in our recent history, we need a new kind of politics, one that can excavate and build upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans..." If Barack Obama is successful in his quest to become President of the United States he will dramatically change the face that his country presents to the world. In this book he describes the importance of empathy in politics, his hopes for a different America with different policies, and how the ideals of its democracy can be renewed. The second book written by then-Senator Barack Obama.

  • Title : The road from Coorain
    The road from Coorain
    • Author : Conway, Jill Ker.
    • Narrator : Jan Oxenbould. (Female)
    • System Number : VA15082
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 9 hours 3 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      Jill Ker Conway grew up on a sheep station in Western New South Wales.
      Jill Ker Conway grew up on a sheep station in Western New South Wales. When her brothers were away at boarding-school she became her father's station hand until drought destroyed her parent's dream and she was forced into a life of difficulty in Sydney, and ultimately on to America for her university education. This is an account of her long journey to adulthood, and the adventures of mind, body and spirit which allow her to establish an identity independent of her upbringing.

  • Title : True north : a memoir
    True north : a memoir
    • Author : Conway, Jill Ker.
    • Narrator : Jan Oxenbould. (Female)
    • System Number : VA15083
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 10 hours 1 minutes
    • Genre : Autobiography.
    • Summary :
      The author continues the story she began in "The Road from Coorain", writing about her move to the United States to go to Harvard.
      The author continues the story she began in "The Road from Coorain", writing about her move to the United States to go to Harvard. She experiences success as a scholar and administrator, along with new interests and friends. She also meets John Conway, a complex man whose mind and spirit complement her own, who becomes her compass point or "true north".

  • Title : Betsy : the dramatic biography of prison reformer Elizabeth Fry
    Betsy : the dramatic biography of prison reformer Elizabeth Fry
    • Author : Hatton, Jean.
    • Narrator : Jan Williams. (Female)
    • System Number : VA15171
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 13 hours 53 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      Elizabeth Fry was a woman at odds with convention being an unhappy child, troubled adolescent, dissatisfied wife.
      Elizabeth Fry was a woman at odds with convention being an unhappy child, troubled adolescent, dissatisfied wife. In 1816, at age 36, she walked into the hell of Newgate Gaol. She was a catalyst in transforming the lives of women and helped create a professional prison service.

  • Title : Caroline Chisholm
    Caroline Chisholm
    • Author : Kiddle, Margaret.
    • Narrator : Paul Karo. (Male)
    • System Number : VA15175
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 12 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      Caroline Chisholm was a pioneer in establishing a place for women in public affairs.
      Caroline Chisholm was a pioneer in establishing a place for women in public affairs. Her unceasing efforts to affect social change were heroic against a background of primitive conditions and religious controversy. In her biography Margaret Kiddle explores these achievements and also considers Chisholm's career in the context of the changing status of women in the Victorian period.

  • Title : Lancaster men : the Aussie heroes of Bomber Command
    Lancaster men : the Aussie heroes of Bomber Command
    • Author : Rees, Peter.
    • Narrator : Nicholas Day-Lewis. (Male)
    • System Number : VA15178
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 15 hours
    • Genre : History, Biography, War stories.
    • Summary :
      More than 10,000 Australians served with Bomber Command, a highly trained band of elite flyers who undertook some of the most dangerous operations of World War II.
      More than 10,000 Australians served with Bomber Command, a highly trained band of elite flyers who undertook some of the most dangerous operations of World War II. They flew raid after raid over France and Germany knowing that the odds were against them. Stretched to breaking point, nearly 3500 died in the air. Their bravery in extreme circumstances has barely been recognised. Peter Rees traces the extraordinary achievements of these young aviators. He tells their hair-raising stories of battle action and life on the ground. And he recounts how, when they returned to Australia, they were greeted as Jap dodgers and accused of 'hiding in England while we were doing it tough'.

Children's Fiction

  • Title : The adventurer's guide to dragons (and why they keep biting me)
    The adventurer's guide to dragons (and why they keep biting me)
    • Author : White, Wade Albert
    • Narrator : Ann Saunders. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13155
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 57 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Anne and her best friends Penelope and Hiro are tasked with an unwanted quest that could start a war between the Hierarchy and the dragon clan, and so to avoid disaster and save the world, the three friends must face dragon trials, defeat robots, and circumvent bureaucracy.
      Anne and her best friends Penelope and Hiro are tasked with an unwanted quest that could start a war between the Hierarchy and the dragon clan, and so to avoid disaster and save the world, the three friends must face dragon trials, defeat robots, and circumvent bureaucracy. Sequel to "The adventurer's guide to successful escapes". Grades 5-8.

  • Title : The word collector
    The word collector
    • Author : Reynolds, Peter H.
    • Narrator : Kathy Stinson. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13162
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jerome enjoys collecting and using words that he hears, reads, or sees, and then decides to share his collection with others.
      Jerome enjoys collecting and using words that he hears, reads, or sees, and then decides to share his collection with others. Grades K-3.

  • Title : Jack and the green man
    Jack and the green man
    • Author : Jones, Andy
    • Narrator : Jan Crowley. (Female)
    • System Number : AM13165
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 10 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jack o' Hearts is the top card player in the parish and is feeling pretty sure of himself.
      Jack o' Hearts is the top card player in the parish and is feeling pretty sure of himself. When a mysterious green stranger challenges him to a card game with stakes higher than high--well, Jack can't resist. Sure, he's never lost a tournament yet, has he? Jack is as saucy as saucy can be and he's twice as lucky as that--but the game is trickier than it looks. Luckily, Jack finds he's got an ace up his sleeve: the menacing green man's beautiful daughter Ann. Grades 4-7.

  • Title : Trouble in paradise
    Trouble in paradise
    • Author : Walters, Eric
    • Narrator : Hank Lobbenberg. (Male)
    • System Number : AM13171
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      George and his family have been relocated to Bermuda in the hope that the Nazi agents who've been trying to kill them lose the scent and think them dead.
      George and his family have been relocated to Bermuda in the hope that the Nazi agents who've been trying to kill them lose the scent and think them dead. But trouble is never far behind George and Jack, and they soon find themselves in the face of danger yet again. Sequel to "Shell shocked", followed by "Enigma". Grades 5-8.

  • Title : Tuck everlasting
    Tuck everlasting
    • Author : Babbitt, Natalie
    • Narrator : Eleanor Yourex (Female)
    • System Number : AM14817
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      A 10-year-old girl and a malicious stranger discover the Tuck family secret -- a spring of water that prevents one from ever growing old.
      A 10-year-old girl and a malicious stranger discover the Tuck family secret -- a spring of water that prevents one from ever growing old. Grades 5-8.

  • Title : Esio Trot
    Esio Trot
    • Author : Dahl, Roald
    • Narrator : Geoffrey Palmer. (Male)
    • System Number : S4002
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 35 minutes 31 seconds
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mr.
      Mr. Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, Mrs. Silver. She, however, lavishes all her attention on another - Alfie, her pet tortoise. Mr. Hoppy plots to defeat his rival...

  • Title : The year my life broke
    The year my life broke
    • Author : Marsden, John
    • Narrator : John Marsden. (Male)
    • System Number : S12937
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 37 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      You move into the most boring street in the most boring town in Australia.
      You move into the most boring street in the most boring town in Australia. Tarrawagga is a hole. Its only ambition is to be a crater, and it has every chance of getting there. The last thing you expect is to have action all around you, dangerous strangers in the backyard, and bullets flying past your ears. At your new school, everyone thinks you're the biggest loser in Grade 6. Little do they know. When they realise the truth, teachers and students alike are in for the shock of their lives.

  • Title : The very bad book : and The bad book
    The very bad book : and The bad book
    • Author : Griffiths, Andy
    • Narrator : Stig Wemyss. (Male)
    • System Number : S12951
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      In a very bad wood, There was a very bad house.
      In a very bad wood, There was a very bad house. And in that very bad house, There was a very bad room. And in that very bad room, There was a very bad cupboard. And in that very bad cupboard, There was a very bad shelf. And on that very bad shelf, There was a very bad box. And in that very bad box, There was a VERY BAD book... AND THIS IS IT!

  • Title : The Magic Wand
    The Magic Wand
    • Author : Jenks, Tudor
    • Narrator : Gillian Hendrie
    • System Number : S14031
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 48 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Three short children's fantasy stories.
      Three short children's fantasy stories. The stories are light and humorous and can spark a child's imagination. Part of a six-volume set

  • Title : Star wars, the phantom menace : read-along storybook
    Star wars, the phantom menace : read-along storybook
    • Author : Schaefer, Elizabeth.
    • Narrator : Michael D. Hanks, with voices from Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Ahmed Best, Jake Lloyd, Natalie Portman, Frank Oz, Ian McDiarmid.
    • System Number : S14785
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 14 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn, his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi, and young Anakin Skywalker work together to protect Queen Amidala and attempt to secure a peaceful end to a large-scale interplanetary trade dispute while simultaneously contending with the mysterious return of the Sith.
      Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn, his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi, and young Anakin Skywalker work together to protect Queen Amidala and attempt to secure a peaceful end to a large-scale interplanetary trade dispute while simultaneously contending with the mysterious return of the Sith.

  • Title : The last Jedi : Star Wars read-along storybook
    The last Jedi : Star Wars read-along storybook
    • Author : Schaefer, Elizabeth.
    • Narrator : Michael D. Hanks, with voices from Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran, Frank Oz, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis.
    • System Number : S14786
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Rey travels across the galaxy to the distant planet Ahch-To in search of the missing Jedi, Luke Skywalker.
      Rey travels across the galaxy to the distant planet Ahch-To in search of the missing Jedi, Luke Skywalker.

  • Title : The silver donkey
    The silver donkey
    • Author : Hartnett, Sonya.
    • Narrator : Richard Aspel.
    • System Number : S14792
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 15 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      One bright spring morning in the woods of France, a soldier, blinded by the war, is found by a little girl named Coco and her older sister Marcelle.
      One bright spring morning in the woods of France, a soldier, blinded by the war, is found by a little girl named Coco and her older sister Marcelle. In return for their kindness, the soldier tells the sisters marvellous tales, each story connected to the keepsake he carries in his pocket: a perfect, tiny silver donkey. As the days pass and they struggle in secret to help the soldier reach home, Coco and Marcelle learn the truth behind the silver donkey, and what the precious object means: honesty, loyalty and courage.

  • Title : Secrets
    Secrets
    • Author : Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Narrator : Josie Lawrence (Female)
    • System Number : S14802
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 2 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Three secret diaries, two special friends, one incredible hiding place.
      Three secret diaries, two special friends, one incredible hiding place. India lives in a large, luxurious house with a mum she can't stand and a dad she adores, though he hasn't had much time for her recently. She seeks solace in her journal, which she keeps in sincere imitation of her heroine, Anne Frank. Treasure lives on the local council estate with her loving and capable grandmother. She is devoted to her nan but lives in fear of having to go back to live with her mother and violent stepfather. A chance meeting sparks a great friendship between the girls. And when Treasure has to run away to avoid her stepfather, India comes up with a hiding place inspired by her favourite writer. India hasn't got a real secret annexe like Anne Frank, but she has got a hidden attic.

  • Title : Star Wars : the original trilogy : read-along storybook
    Star Wars : the original trilogy : read-along storybook
    • Author : Thornton, Randy.
    • Narrator : Chuck Riley and a full cast.
    • System Number : S14822
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 52 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Luke Skywalker dreamed of adventures out among the stars and alien worlds.
      Luke Skywalker dreamed of adventures out among the stars and alien worlds. But when he intercepted a message from a beautiful captive princess, he got more than he had bargained for - and that was how the adventure of his life began... This book includes the stories of the three original movies, adapted for younger readers, and an audio read-along CD with character voices and sound effects. Featuring the voice talents of Anthony Daniels, Pat Parris, Brock Peters, Charles Howerton, Joshua Fardon, Roy Dotrice, Perry King, Randy Thornton, Tony Pope, Corey Burton, Nick Tate, Arye Gross, and Jeff Sheridan. Contents: A new hope -- The empire strikes back -- Return of the Jedi.

  • Title : The Ogre of Oglefort
    The Ogre of Oglefort
    • Author : Ibbotson, Eva.
    • Narrator : Jilly Bond. (Female)
    • System Number : S14827
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      When a Hag, an orphan boy and a troll called Ulf get sent to rescue a princess from an ogre, they expect it to be a fairly standard magical mission.
      When a Hag, an orphan boy and a troll called Ulf get sent to rescue a princess from an ogre, they expect it to be a fairly standard magical mission. But the ogre is depressed, the princess doesn't want to be rescued - and the ogre's dead wife is turning in her grave.

  • Title : The tale of Turkey Proudfoot : Slumber-Town tales
    The tale of Turkey Proudfoot : Slumber-Town tales
    • Author : Bailey, Arthur Scott.
    • Narrator : Lynda Marie Neilson.
    • System Number : S14846
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 56 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      We meet Turkey Proudfoot at Farmer Green's farm in Pleasant Valley and his fellow yard mates who love to mimic his beautiful tail.
      We meet Turkey Proudfoot at Farmer Green's farm in Pleasant Valley and his fellow yard mates who love to mimic his beautiful tail.

  • Title : Don, a runaway dog : his many adventures
    Don, a runaway dog : his many adventures
    • Author : Barnum, Richard.
    • Narrator : Tom Hirsch.
    • System Number : S14856
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Don was one of five little puppies.
      Don was one of five little puppies. With his brothers and sisters he cuddled up close to Mrs. Gurr, the mother dog, to keep warm, for it was rather cool for little dogs, even though there was plenty of straw in the kennel, or house, where they lived. Don shivered and trembled, but when his mother put her soft, warm paw over him and the other little dogs, Don felt better. (Excerpt from Chapter 1)

  • Title : Grampa In Oz
    Grampa In Oz
    • Author : Thompson, Ruth Plumly.
    • Narrator : Phil Chenevert.
    • System Number : S14857
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours 57 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Return to the wonderful world of Oz, in which King Fumbo of Ragbad loses his head in a storm and Prince Tatters, accompanied by the wise and wonderful old soldier Grampa, sets off to find the king's head, a fortune, and a princess.
      Return to the wonderful world of Oz, in which King Fumbo of Ragbad loses his head in a storm and Prince Tatters, accompanied by the wise and wonderful old soldier Grampa, sets off to find the king's head, a fortune, and a princess. With Bill, a live iron weathercock, they visit a Wizard's Garden and discover Urtha, a lovely girl made all of flowers -- and proceed to fall, swim, explode, sail, and fly above and below Oz and Ev. Grampa and Co. eventually meet Dorothy herself, traveling with a Forgetful Poet in search of the missing princess of Perhaps City who has been condemned to marry a monster!

  • Title : Hiccup : the viking who was seasick
    Hiccup : the viking who was seasick
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : Alan Davies.
    • System Number : S14872
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 9 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Unlike his dad, Stoick the Vast, Hiccup is tiny, thoughtful and polite, and scared of almost everything, especially going to sea for the very first time - but he must go.
      Unlike his dad, Stoick the Vast, Hiccup is tiny, thoughtful and polite, and scared of almost everything, especially going to sea for the very first time - but he must go. So, who will save the day when all the big vikings lose their cool?

  • Title : A hero's guide to deadly dragons : How to train your dragon, book 6
    A hero's guide to deadly dragons : How to train your dragon, book 6
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant.
    • System Number : S14873
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Someone has stolen the Fire Egg.
      Someone has stolen the Fire Egg. Now the volcano on Volcano Island is active and the tremors are hatching the eggs of the exterminator dragons! Can Hiccup return the Fire Egg to the volcano, stop the volcano from erupting, and save the Tribes from being wiped out by the terrible sword-claws of the Exterminators.

  • Title : How to betray a dragon's hero : How to train your dragon, book 11
    How to betray a dragon's hero : How to train your dragon, book 11
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant.
    • System Number : S14875
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      In Hiccup the Viking's misadventures, the stakes have never been higher, and it's friend versus foe to decide the fate of the world.
      In Hiccup the Viking's misadventures, the stakes have never been higher, and it's friend versus foe to decide the fate of the world. In this, the penultimate title in the amazing story arc that began with "How to Train Your Dragon," Hiccup is faced with a personal dilemma against the backdrop of an impending battle and the possible destruction of everything he knows.

  • Title : How to fight a dragon's fury : How to train your dragon, book 12
    How to fight a dragon's fury : How to train your dragon, book 12
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant.
    • System Number : S14876
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 7 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Doomsday of Yule has arrived.
      The Doomsday of Yule has arrived. The future of dragonkind lies in the hands of one boy with nothing to show, but everything to fight for. Can Hiccup end the rebellion? Can he prove himself to be king? Can he save the dragons? The fate of the Viking world hangs in the balance!

  • Title : How to seize a dragon's jewel : How to train your dragon, book 10
    How to seize a dragon's jewel : How to train your dragon, book 10
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant. (Male)
    • System Number : S14877
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The Dragon Rebellion has begun.
      The Dragon Rebellion has begun. Snotlout is the new Chief of the Hooligan Tribe. Stoick has been banished and given the Slavemark. And Alvin the Treacherous has EIGHT of the King's Lost Things, and has been proclaimed the new King of the Wilderwest. Hiccup, now all alone and in exile, hunted by both humans and dragons must find the Dragon Jewel, mankind's last and only hope? And if he does, what will he do with it?

  • Title : How to twist a dragon's tale : How to train your dragon, book 5
    How to twist a dragon's tale : How to train your dragon, book 5
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant. (Male)
    • System Number : S14878
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 4 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Someone has stolen the Fire Egg.
      Someone has stolen the Fire Egg. Now the volcano on Volcano Island is active and the tremors are hatching the eggs of the exterminator dragons! Can Hiccup return the Fire Egg to the volcano, stop the volcano from erupting, and save the Tribes from being wiped out by the terrible sword-claws of the Exterminators?

  • Title : Doctor Dolittle's post office
    Doctor Dolittle's post office
    • Author : Lofting, Hugh.
    • Narrator : Phil Chenevert. (Male)
    • System Number : S14881
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 6 hours 55 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Doctor Dolittle establishes a swallow mail service for the animals when he discovers that they have their own way of writing.
      Doctor Dolittle establishes a swallow mail service for the animals when he discovers that they have their own way of writing.

  • Title : Revenge of the Sith : Star Wars read-along storybook
    Revenge of the Sith : Star Wars read-along storybook
    • Author : Schaefer, Elizabeth.
    • Narrator : Michael D. Hanks, and a full cast. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14891
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 15 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Relive all of the excitement of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.
      Relive all of the excitement of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Follows Anakin Skywalker as he struggles with his duty as a Jedi Knight and his role as the secret husband of Senator Padmé Amidala, and chronicles the creation of Darth Vader and the birth of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa.

  • Title : Star Wars, the force awakens : Star Wars read-along storybook
    Star Wars, the force awakens : Star Wars read-along storybook
    • Author : Schaefer, Elizabeth.
    • Narrator : Michael D. Hanks ; featuring the voice talents of: Gwendoline Christie, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Harrison Ford. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14893
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 20 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was a scavenger, a soldier, and a lost droid.
      A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was a scavenger, a soldier, and a lost droid.

  • Title : It's a doggy dog world : Crimebiters, book 2
    It's a doggy dog world : Crimebiters, book 2
    • Author : Greenwald, Tom.
    • Narrator : Will Ropp. (Male)
    • System Number : S14921
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 34 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Jimmy is sure that his dog, Abby, is special.
      Jimmy is sure that his dog, Abby, is special. After all, it was Abby who helped nab the criminal Barnaby Bratford. Jimmy's parents, on the other hand, are starting to feel like Abby is one destructive little dog and they insist on enrolling Abby in obedience training. The only problem is that the longer Abby's in class, Jimmy's superhero crime-fighting vampire dog is slowly becoming just like every other dog. At the same time Jimmy's friends, the Crimebiters, are realizing that there's just not much crime to fight in their tiny town. But when Jimmy joins the lacrosse team and mysterious things start happening on and off the field, the Crimebiters realize that Abby better get back to her crime-fighting ways and fast.

  • Title : Charlie and the chocolate factory
    Charlie and the chocolate factory
    • Author : Dahl, Roald.
    • Narrator : Douglas Hodge.
    • System Number : S14929
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day.
      Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But even more than that, he longs to see Wonka's enormous chocolate factory! Now Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through those great iron gates; will one of them be Charlie? Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, read by Douglas Hodge, who plays Willy Wonka in the West End musical.

  • Title : How to cheat a dragon's curse : How to train your dragon, book 4
    How to cheat a dragon's curse : How to train your dragon, book 4
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant. (Male)
    • System Number : S14931
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must rescue his best friend, Fishlegs, from the deadly disease, Vorpentitis.
      Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must rescue his best friend, Fishlegs, from the deadly disease, Vorpentitis. The only cure is rare and almost impossible to find - a potato. But where will Hiccup find such a thing? He'll have to dodge the terrible Sharkworms, battle Doomfangs, and outwit crazy Hooligans if he's going to be a hero again.

  • Title : The world's worst children 3
    The world's worst children 3
    • Author : Walliams, David.
    • Narrator : David Walliams, Jon Culshaw, Nitin Ganatra, James Goode, Jocelyn Jee Esien, Doon Mackichan, Paul Putner. (Male & Females)
    • System Number : S14935
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children!
      From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! These stories will appeal and delight young readers. From ten-year old Hank and his endless pranks on his poor, long-suffering family, to Tandy and her titanic tantrums... Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your bookshelf, 10 more horrendously hilarious stories about the absolute worst children ever!

  • Title : The mystery of the fires
    The mystery of the fires
    • Author : Lavell, Edith.
    • Narrator : Mary Escano. (Female)
    • System Number : S15055
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Mary Louise Gay decided to spend the summer holiday in her family's cottage at Shady Nook.
      Mary Louise Gay decided to spend the summer holiday in her family's cottage at Shady Nook. But an unknown arsonist has been setting the cottages on fire and it's up to Mary Lou, her best friend Jane, and their loyal pup Silky, to find out who the culprit is and save the houses and their summer holiday. - Summary by Mary Escano

  • Title : How to speak Dragonese : How to train your dragon, book 3
    How to speak Dragonese : How to train your dragon, book 3
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant. (Male)
    • System Number : S15091
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was a Viking hero - dashing, brave and ever so hairy.
      Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was a Viking hero - dashing, brave and ever so hairy. But even Viking heroes have to begin somewhere...Climbing onto a Roman Dragon Rustling ship by mistake in your first "Boarding an Enemy Ship" is bad enough. But to then discover Alvin the Treacherous is also on board proves to Hiccup he couldn't have been more wrong especially when he steals his copy of "How to Speak Dragonese". Can Hiccup save the dragons and the day?

  • Title : How to steal a dragon's sword : How to train your dragon, book 9
    How to steal a dragon's sword : How to train your dragon, book 9
    • Author : Cowell, Cressida.
    • Narrator : David Tennant. (Male)
    • System Number : S15094
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      The ninth adventure in the "New York Times" bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series!
      The ninth adventure in the "New York Times" bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series! The How to Train Your Dragon series chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Viking underdog Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and his dragon, Toothless. In book nine, a dragon rebellion is coming filled with the meanest, nastiest dragons in the archipelago. Razor-wings, Tonguetwisters, and Vampire Ghouldeaths are attacking Vikings and seem to be seeking one soul in particular: Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the third! Only a king can save them and only a champion with all of the king s lost things can be king. In his adventures, Hiccup has collected quite a few things himself. But can a scrawny Viking save the entire archipelago from certain doom? To find out, Hiccup will have to outwit a witch, fight his arch-enemy, and beat back an army of bloodthirsty dragons with just one sword.

  • Title : The dragon's secret
    The dragon's secret
    • Author : Seaman, Augusta Huiell.
    • Narrator : J. M. Smallheer. (Female)
    • System Number : S15103
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 29 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Sixteen year old Leslie Crane has come to the New Jersey shore as a companion to ailing Aunt Marcia, whose doctor has sent her there for a some quiet rest and recuperation.
      Sixteen year old Leslie Crane has come to the New Jersey shore as a companion to ailing Aunt Marcia, whose doctor has sent her there for a some quiet rest and recuperation. While the beach is lovely in October, Leslie quickly finds herself getting lonely with no one her own age to talk to. Little does she realize that she will not only soon make a new friend, but that they will both end up in the midst of a puzzling mystery centered around the closed up bungalow next door. Augusta Huiell Seaman is the author of over 40 historical fiction and mystery novels for older children most of which are currently out of print. The Dragon's Secret was originally published in 1921. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

  • Title : The winning team :Book 5 of the Flying Fergus collection 2
    The winning team :Book 5 of the Flying Fergus collection 2
    • Author : Hoy, Chris
    • Narrator : Chris Hoy (Male)
    • System Number : S15148
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      No Summary Available
      No Summary Available


  • Title : Everything's amazing (sort of) : Tom Gates, book 3
    Everything's amazing (sort of) : Tom Gates, book 3
    • Author : Pichon, Liz.
    • Narrator : Rupert Grint. (Male)
    • System Number : S15186
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 17 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction.
    • Summary :
      Back to school, but it's not all bad.
      Back to school, but it's not all bad. Sports Day, the school fair and Tom's birthday are all coming up. And even better, his awful big sister Delia won't be at any of those events! On the downside, Granny Mavis is threatening to make his birthday cake, uh oh! But on the other hand, Mr Keen has asked Dogzombies to perform in front of the whole school! YEAH! Maybe they can even play at the school disco too. How can the term turn out any less than seriously amazing?

  • Title : Tom Gates is absolutely fantastic (at some things) : Book 5 of the Tom Gates Series
    Tom Gates is absolutely fantastic (at some things) : Book 5 of the Tom Gates Series
    • Author : Pichon, Liz
    • Narrator : Rupert Grint (Male)
    • System Number : S15217
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 2 hours 14 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      Tom is off on a school activity trip in the fifth instalment in Liz Pichon's bestselling series (if he can find his form ...)!
      Tom is off on a school activity trip in the fifth instalment in Liz Pichon's bestselling series (if he can find his form ...)! Exciting News! Mr Fullerman announces that class 5F are going on an 'Activity Break'! Which should be fun. As long as I don't get stuck in a group with anyone who snores or worse still with ... Marcus Meldrew. Delia is already threatening to paint my room funny colours while I'm away. Which is annoying. I just hope the only surprise I have when I get home is the new pet that I hear Mum and Dad talking about. Because I've always wanted a pet!

  • Title : The brilliant world of Tom Gates : Book 1 of the Tom Gates series
    The brilliant world of Tom Gates : Book 1 of the Tom Gates series
    • Author : Pichon, Liz
    • Narrator : Rupert Grint (Male)
    • System Number : S15219
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 48 minutes
    • Genre : Children's fiction
    • Summary :
      Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks, spilt water, lightening ...
      Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks, spilt water, lightening ... Tom's exercise book is full of his doodles, cartoons and thoughts, as well as comments from his long-suffering teacher, Mr Fullerton. After gaining five merits for his 'Camping Sucks' holiday story, Tom's work starts to go downhill, which is a pity, as he's desperate to impress Amy Porter, who sits next to him.

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : 100 Deadliest Things on the Planet
    100 Deadliest Things on the Planet
    • Author : Claybourne, Anna
    • Narrator : Patricia Ross. (Female)
    • System Number : AM14813
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 3 hours 40 minutes
    • Genre : Science.
    • Summary :
      Describes the one hundred most dangerous animals, plants, diseases, and weather on the planet, including scorpions, sharks, wolfsbane, killer bees, smallpox, tsunamis, and earthquakes.
      Describes the one hundred most dangerous animals, plants, diseases, and weather on the planet, including scorpions, sharks, wolfsbane, killer bees, smallpox, tsunamis, and earthquakes. Grades 3-6. 2012.

  • Title : Albert Einstein : a life of genius
    Albert Einstein : a life of genius
    • Author : MacLeod, Elizabeth.
    • Narrator : Deryk Sparks. (Male)
    • System Number : AM15171
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 1 hours 18 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      Albert Einstein was one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived, but he was so absent-minded he once forgot his own address!
      Albert Einstein was one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived, but he was so absent-minded he once forgot his own address! His theories about time, light, and gravity have changed how we look at the world, and his famous equation, E=MC2, resulted in nuclear power, radiation therapy, and many more inventions. This biography explains Einstein's scientific theories and covers his fascinating life. Grades 3-6.

  • Title : Amelia lost : the life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart
    Amelia lost : the life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart
    • Author : Fleming, Candace.
    • Narrator : Ed Hillar.
    • System Number : AM15172
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Audio Length : 5 hours 16 minutes
    • Genre : Biography, History.
    • Summary :
      Biography of pilot Amelia Earhart offers an account of her attempt to circumnavigate the globe - a journey that ended when she disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in July 1937.
      Biography of pilot Amelia Earhart offers an account of her attempt to circumnavigate the globe - a journey that ended when she disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in July 1937. Discusses Earhart’s adventurous nature, the difficulties of long-distance flight, and the lack of navigational equipment aboard her plane. For grades 4-7.