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    • Tombland

    • The Shardlake Series, Book 7
    • By: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 37 hrs and 41 mins
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    The nominal king, Edward VI, is 11 years old. His uncle Edward Seymour, Lord Hertford, rules as Protector. The extirpation of the old religion by radical Protestants is stirring discontent among the populace while the Protector’s prolonged war with Scotland is proving a disastrous failure and threatens to involve France. Worst of all, the economy is in collapse, inflation rages and rebellion is stirring among the peasantry. 

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Unsheltered

    • By: Barbara Kingsolver
    • Narrated by: Barbara Kingsolver
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
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    2016 Vineland. Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against the vicissitudes of her shattered life and family - and the crumbling house that contains her. 1871 Vineland. Thatcher Greenwood, the new science teacher, is a fervent advocate of the work of Charles Darwin, and he is keen to communicate his ideas to his students. But those in power in Thatcher's small town have no desire for a new world order. Thatcher and his teachings are not welcome. Both Willa and Thatcher resist the prevailing logic. Both are asked to pay a high price for their courage.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Gentleman in Moscow

    • By: Amor Towles
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
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    Soon to be a major TV series starring Kenneth Branagh. On 21 June 1922, Count Alexander Rostov - recipient of the Order of Saint Andrew, member of the Jockey Club, Master of the Hunt - is escorted out of the Kremlin, across Red Square and through the elegant revolving doors of the Hotel Metropol. Deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the Count has been sentenced to house arrest indefinitely. But instead of his usual suite, he must now live in an attic room while Russia undergoes decades of tumultuous upheaval. Can a life without luxury be the richest of all?

    Regular price: £22.99

    • An Island Christmas

    • By: Jenny Colgan
    • Narrated by: Sarah Barron
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
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    Christmas on the remote Scottish island of Mure is bleak, stark - and incredibly beautiful. It's a time for hunkering down, getting cosy in front of whisky barrel wood fires and enjoying a dram with the people you love - unless, of course, you're accidentally pregnant to your ex-boss and don't know how to tell him. In what should be the season of peace and goodwill on earth, will Joel think Flora is a bearer of glad tidings?

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The House on Vesper Sands

    • By: Paraic O’Donnell
    • Narrated by: Charles Armstrong
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
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    It is the winter of 1893, and in London the snow is falling. It is falling as Gideon Bliss seeks shelter in a Soho church, where he finds Angie Tatton lying before the altar. His onetime love is at death's door, murmuring about brightness and black air and about those she calls the Spiriters. In the morning she is gone. The snow is falling as a seamstress climbs onto a ledge above Mayfair, a mysterious message stitched into her own skin.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults

    • By: Lucy Mangan, various
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
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    Tales to soothe tired souls. A nighttime companion for frazzled adults, including calming stories and poems for a good night's sleep. This cheering audiobook of best loved short tales, extracts and poems will calm and restore an anxious mind before sleep. A good night's sleep is essential for our well-being and our health, but in our busy lives sleep is often poor and overlooked. Now is the time to stop a while and find consolation and wonder in other worlds where all is well.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Gift from the Comfort Food Café

    • By: Debbie Johnson
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Worthing
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
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    Christmas has never been Katie Seddon’s favourite time of year. Whilst everyone else shares memories of families coming together and festive number ones, the soundtrack to Katie’s childhood wasn’t quite so merry. But since she moved to the village of Budbury on the gorgeous Dorset coast, Katie and her baby son have found a new family. A family who have been brought together by life’s unexpected roads and the healing magic of a slice of cake and a cupful of kindess at the Comfort Food Café.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Dream Daughter

    • By: Diane Chamberlain
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
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    When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970, and it seems that nothing can be done. But her brother-in-law, a physicist, tells her that perhaps there is. Hunter had appeared in their lives just a few years before - and his appearance was as mysterious as his past. With no family, no friends, and a background shrouded in secrets, Hunter embraced the Sears family and never looked back.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Winter Soldier

    • By: Daniel Mason
    • Narrated by: Laurence Dobiesz
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
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    From the best-selling author of The Piano Tuner comes Daniel Mason's The Winter Soldier, a story of love and medicine through the devastation of the First World War. Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a 22-year-old medical student when World War One explodes across Europe. Enraptured by romantic tales of battlefield surgery, he enlists, expecting a position at a well-organized field hospital. But when he arrives at a commandeered church tucked away high in a remote valley of the Carpathian Mountains, he finds a freezing outpost ravaged by typhus. The other doctors have fled, and only a single mysterious nurse named Sister Margarete remains.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dark Queen Rising

    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
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    London, 1471. The War of the Roses rages on. Edward of York has claimed the English throne, and his Yorkist supporters gleefully slaughter their adversaries; there's no mercy for anyone who supported the Lancastrian cause. Margaret Beaufort - mother of Henry Tudor, the only hope for the House of Lancaster - knows her enemies are closing in. Desperate for help, she turns to Christopher Urswicke for protection. But when ruthless scheming and pitiless killings are the only routes to survival, Urswicke will have to choose where his loyalties truly lie.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Little Lady Agency

    • The Little Lady Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Hester Browne
    • Narrated by: Lara J. West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
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    When Melissa is made unfairly redundant from her job at an estate agents' office, she decides it's time for a change. Instead of working for other people, Melissa will go into business for herself: using her organisational skills to whip the lives of London's socially and romantically challenged men into shape. Then Melissa meets Jonathan, and suddenly she must decide if she can mix business with pleasure....

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Alfie in the Snow

    • By: Rachel Wells
    • Narrated by: Edward Killingback
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
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    When a new family moves onto Edgar Road, Alfie and George can’t wait to welcome them - especially when they discover they have a cat, too! Alfie imagines they’ll be the perfect neighbours, but when one little misunderstanding gets blown out of proportion, the street is suddenly at war! As the snow starts to fall, Alfie and George have their work cut out for them to bring the street back together. But can one doorstep cat and his mischievous kitten use their festive spirit to reunite everyone in time for Christmas?

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Lady Osbaldestone and the Missing Christmas Carols

    • Lady Osbaldestone's Christmas Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated by: Helen Lloyd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
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    The previous year, Therese learned the trick to keeping her unexpected guests out of mischief. She casts around and discovers that the new organist, who plays superbly, has a strange failing. He requires the written music in front of him before he can play a piece, and the church's book of Christmas carols has gone missing. 

    Regular price: £19.29

    • The Coffin Path

    • By: Katherine Clements
    • Narrated by: Helen Longworth
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
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    An eerie and compelling ghost story set on the dark wilds of the Yorkshire moors. For fans of The Witchfinder's Sister or The Silent Companions, this Gothic tale will weave its way into your imagination and chill you to the bone. Maybe you've heard tales about Scarcross Hall, the house on the old coffin path that winds from village to moor top. They say there's something up here, something evil. Mercy Booth isn't afraid. The moors and Scarcross are her home and lifeblood.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Child Called Happiness

    • By: Stephan Collishaw
    • Narrated by: Natasha Magigi, Connie M'Gadzah
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
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    Three days after arriving in Zimbabwe, Natalie discovers an abandoned newborn baby on a hill near her uncle’s farm. 115 years earlier, the hill was home to the Mazowe village where Chief Tafara governed at a time of great unrest. Faced with taxation, abductions and loss of their land at the hands of the white settlers, Tafara joined forces with the neighbouring villages in what became the first of many uprisings. A Child Called Happiness is a story of hope, resilience and reclamation, proving that the choices made by our ancestors echo for many generations to come.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Girl in the Ragged Shawl

    • The Children of the Workhouse, Book 1
    • By: Cathy Sharp
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
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    Eliza was left as a small baby at the workhouse in Whitechapel, wrapped in her mother’s shawl, which is all she has of the mother she never knew. At 11 years old, she has survived sickness, near starvation and harsh beatings. Master Simpkins and his cruel daughter rule the workhouse with a rod of iron, but when Romany boy Joe arrives at the workhouse, his spirit and courage give Eliza hope. When she is sold into service, Eliza is relieved to be out of the workhouse and hopes her fortunes are changing for the better, but cruelty and unkindness are everywhere....

    Regular price: £12.99

    • An Unreliable Man

    • By: Jostein Gaarder
    • Narrated by: Chris Courtenay
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
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    Jakop is a lonely man. Divorced from his wife, with no friends apart from his constant companion Pelle, he spends his life attending the funerals of people he doesn't know, obscuring his identity in a web of improbable lies. As his addiction to storytelling spirals out of control, he is forced to reconcile his love of language and stories with the ever more urgent need for human connection. An Unreliable Man is a moving and thought-provoking novel about loneliness and truth, about seeking a place in the world and about how language and storytelling give our lives meaning.   

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Aerodynamics of Pork

    • By: Patrick Gale
    • Narrated by: Patrick Gale
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
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    Seth, a musical prodigy on the eve of his 16th birthday, is obsessed with sex and with the men he might meet, as well as with his strange family - his arch mother, his beautiful sister and his damaged, distant father. Mo, a policewoman struggling with moral dilemmas and her sexuality in the violent, bigoted police force of the 1980s, wants only to find romance. In this haunting tale of self discovery and hidden identities, Mo and Seth will connect to face unexpected truths about themselves and those they have chosen to love.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Secret of Villa Serena

    • By: Domenica De Rosa
    • Narrated by: Elaine Caxton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
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    A gorgeous, sun-filled novel following one woman's journey from heartbreak to adventure, for fans of Santa Montefiore. An irresistible listen that will transport you straight to Tuscany.... Emily looks like she has it all. There's the lovingly restored Tuscan farmhouse, the three beautiful children, the successful husband, the newspaper column detailing her glamorous expat life. But when Emily's husband dumps her by text message, she has to face up to some stark home truths.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Facing the Tank

    • By: Patrick Gale
    • Narrated by: Patrick Gale
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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    American Professor Evan Kirby, moving to Barrowcester to research paradise after a successful book on hell, expects a very English cathedral society of gentle clergymen and coffee mornings. What he finds instead is a town thrown into chaos by strange, supernatural events, scandalous pregnancies and a Satanic summoning of a young feral girl. 

    Regular price: £19.99

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