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    • The Sea Detective

    • By: Mark Douglas-Home
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 768
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 709
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 700

    Cal McGill is an Edinburgh-based oceanographer, environmentalist and one-of-a-kind investigator. Using his knowledge of the waves - ocean currents, prevailing winds, shipping records - McGill can track where objects came from or where they've gone. It's a skill that can help solve mysteries ranging from disappearances to murder. Two severed feet wash up on two different islands off the coast of Scotland. Forensics shows that the feet belong to the same body.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story by a new author

    • By Renka on 24-01-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Human Kind

    • By: Peter Dorward
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Every doctor is haunted by memories of difficult patients. People whom, despite all of their patience and persistence and the best communication, diagnostic and reasoning skills, they haven't helped. And anyone who has been a patient will tell you about encounters with difficult doctors, of relationships freighted with mutual bafflement, hostility and pain. Despite its vast resources, medicine is so often destined to fail people. Written by a practising GP, this book is told through stories of Dr Peter Dorward's hardest cases.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Malice of Waves

    • By: Mark Douglas-Home
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    Five years ago, 14-year-old Max Wheeler disappeared from Priest's Island, an isolated but bleakly beautiful place on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. In the close-knit local community, there are no secrets - except what happened to Max. None of the police or private investigations since have shed any light on what happened the night he went missing, presumed dead. But there is one man who is yet to take on the case: The Sea Detective.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Could live there!

    • By Sandra on 09-02-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Still Dark

    • William Lorimer, Book 14
    • By: Alex Gray
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    New Year's Eve should be a time for celebrating. A chance to spend time with loved ones and look forward to the year ahead. For DSI William Lorimer, however, this New Year's Eve will be one that he will never forget. Called to a house after gunshots are reported, the carnage he finds there will have a powerful impact on his life - leaving him questioning his future with Police Scotland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another good Alex Gray book

    • By Susan Joy on 28-09-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Morningstar

    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    A country in desperate need of heroes. Angostin invaders surge through the Highlands, laying waste to everything in their path. Darkness follows in their wake as a mad necromancer resurrects the eons-dead Vampyre Kings. Only the bandit Jarek Mace, and the magicker and bard Owen Odell, have the courage to fight the Angostins and the undead. Whispers soon spread that Mace is the legendary Morningstar, a saviour who will protect his country in its hour of need. Yet Mace seems nothing more than a thief and a liar.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Well of the Winds

    • A DCI Daley Thriller, Book 5
    • By: Denzil Meyrick
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586

    As the Second World War nears its end, a man is stabbed to death on the shoreline of Kinloch, in the shadow of the great warships in the harbour. Many years later the postman on Gairsay, a tiny island off the coast of Kintyre, discovers that the Bremner family are missing from their farm. When DCI Daley comes into possession of a journal written by his wartime predecessor in Kinloch, Inspector William Urquhart, he soon realises that the Isle of Gairsay has many secrets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Meyrick Eases off the Throttle a Little

    • By Simon on 20-06-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Heartbreak and Honor

    • Highland Heather Romancing a Scot Series, Book 3
    • By: Collette Cameron
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Tasara Faas learns she's the long-lost heiress Alexandra Atterberry and is expected to take her place among the elite society she's always disdained. Lucan, the Duke of Harcourt, promised his gravely ill mother he'd procure a wife by Christmastide, but intrigued by the feisty lass he saved in Scotland, he finds the haut ton ladies lacking. Spying Alexa at a London ball, he impulsively decides to make the knife-wielding gypsy his bride despite her aversion to him and her determination to return to the Highlands.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Crucible of Secrets

    • Alexander Seaton, Book 3
    • By: S. G. MacLean
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    It is Midsummer, 1631, and while Alexander Seaton and his fellow masters enjoy the holiday, Robert Sim, librarian of Marischal College, is murdered in a dark alleyway in town. As the university and town authorities investigate the murder, Seaton is asked by the college principal to look into Sim's private life. During the course of this research, Alexander discovers a side to the librarian he could never have guessed, and personal feelings threaten to cloud his judgment and endanger his new marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Trouble in Aberdeen

    • By Bibliophile on 09-07-13

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Storming the Falklands

    • My War and After
    • By: Tony Banks
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Tony Banks and his comrades of the 2nd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment were highly trained, but nothing could prepare them for the intensity and ferocity of fighting to liberate the Falkland Islands. Plunged into a war of night attacks and vicious close-quarters combat, Banks and his fellow soldiers' fierce bravery and determination saw them through the bloodiest conflict British troops had faced in decades. Seventeen men died at Goose Green, a hard-fought battle the paras came close to losing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By simon on 06-03-13

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Death of a Liar

    • Hamish Macbeth, Book 30
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she was lying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Murder capital of Europe

    • By Mary Carnegie on 21-01-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Devil's Recruit

    • Alexander Seaton, book 4
    • By: S. G. MacLean
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    The fourth book in the highly acclaimed Alexander Seaton series. 1635: Europe is in the grip of the brutal territorial and religious struggle of the Thirty Years' War. Fear stalks the town of Aberdeen as a ship recruiting for the wars lies at anchor in the river mouth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent finale

    • By Bibliophile on 23-07-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Death of a Perfect Wife

    • Hamish Macbeth, Book 4
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Hamish Macbeth is savouring the delights of a Highland summer. But as fast as the rain rolls in from the loch, his happy life goes to hell in a handbasket. The trouble begins when his beloved Priscilla Halburton-Smythe returns to Lochdubh with a new fiancé on her arm. His miseries multiply when clouds of midges descend on the town. And then a paragon of housewife perfection named Trixie Thomas moves into Lochdubh with her cowed husband in tow. The newcomer quickly convinces the local ladies to embrace low-cholesterol meals, ban alcohol, and begin bird-watching.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fab!!

    • By rachel hudson on 29-01-18

    Regular price: £10.99

    • Hamish Macbeth: Death of a Ghost

    • Hamish Macbeth, Book 32
    • By: M.C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    There are many ruined castles in Scotland. One such lies outside the village of Drim. Hamish begins to hear reports that this castle is haunted and lights have been seen there at night, but he assumes it's some children or maybe the local lads going there to smoke pot, or, worse, inject themselves with drugs. Hamish says to his policeman, Charlie 'Clumsy' Carson, that they will both spend a night there.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MacBeth is back on the best!

    • By Jim Herd on 23-02-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Death of a Witch

    • Hamish Macbeth, Book 24
    • By: M.C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Returning from holiday Hamish becomes unaccountably worried - it's as if he senses a dark cloud of evil hanging over Lochdubh. He soon learns that there is a newcomer to the village, a woman called Catriona Beldame, and that the villagers have decided she is a witch. At first Hamish is charmed by her, but is dismayed when he finds out she's been supplying dangerous potions to certain local people.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Comic murder capers, plus weather.

    • By Mary Carnegie on 17-01-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Hamish Macbeth: Death of a Nurse

    • Hamish Macbeth, Book 31
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    James Harrison has recently moved to a restored hunting lodge in Sutherland with his gorgeous private nurse, Gloria Dainty. When Hamish visits Mr. Harrison to welcome him to the neighborhood, the old man treats him very rudely. Gloria apologises for her employer's behavior, and Hamish takes the plunge and invites her out for dinner. On the appointed evening, Hamish waits for Gloria at the restaurant. And waits. But Gloria never shows up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good book

    • By Julie on 17-04-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Girl on the Landing

    • By: Paul Torday
    • Narrated by: David Monteath, Clare Wille
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 205

    From the best-selling author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, a ghost story, a psychological thriller and a tale of love rediscovered. Elizabeth has been married to Michael for ten years. She has adjusted to a fairly monotonous routine with her wealthy, decent but boring husband. Part of this routine involves occasional visits to Beinn Caorrun, the dank and gloomy house in a Scottish glen that Michael inherited. There are memories there that Michael will not share with her. But then Michael begins to change. It starts when he thinks he sees, in a picture, the figure of a girl on a landing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Menacing

    • By CherylK on 19-08-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Tooth for a Tooth

    • DI Gilchrist, Book 3
    • By: T. F. Muir
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 469

    When a woman's skeleton is discovered in a shallow grave, DCI Andy Gilchrist is tasked with finding her murderer. But a psychic's warnings and markings on a rusted cigarette lighter found among the rotted remains set Gilchrist off on a trail that will take him back 35 years - back to his past and on course to find his brother's killer in a fatal hit and run accident. When dental records from an extracted tooth force Gilchrist to confront the unthinkable - that his brother was her killer

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written and well read

    • By pollyfitz on 09-08-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Killing Connection

    • DI Gilchrist, Book 7
    • By: T. F. Muir
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286

    A woman's body is washed up on the rocks by the castle ruins in St Andrews, with evidence of strangulation and no ID. Two weeks into the case, and DCI Andy Gilchrist is no closer to identifying her. A call from another woman claiming to be the dead woman's friend could be his first break, but when Gilchrist turns up to interview her, she is missing. Three days later her throttled corpse is found, and the investigation intensifies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Muir Recovers His Equilibrium!

    • By Simon on 09-06-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Death of a Valentine

    • Hamish Macbeth, Book 25
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Amazing news is spreading like wildfire across the Scottish countryside: the most famous of all Highland bachelors, police sergeant Hamish Macbeth, is planning to marry at last! Everyone in the village of Lochdubh adores Josie McSween, Hamish's newest constable and blushing bride-to-be. While locals think she is quite a catch, Hamish has a severe case of pre-nuptial jitters...after all, if it wasn't for the recent murder of a beautiful woman in a neighbouring village there wouldn't be a wedding in the first place.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A gentle and entertaining read

    • By Alex Morrison on 30-11-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Passion and Plunder

    • Highland Heather Romancing a Scot Series, Book 5
    • By: Collette Cameron
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Lydia Farnsworth - the sole surviving heir to the Laird of Tornbury Fortress - has lost nearly everyone she loves. Now her father lies on his deathbed. And as if this isn't dire enough, he's invited men from the surrounding area to a warrior’s contest - the winner to claim Lydia as his bride. Alasdair McTavish, son of Craiglocky Keep's war chief, is a seasoned warrior in his own right. So when he's sent to Tornbury to train the Farnsworth soldiers, he's more than equal to the task.

    Regular price: £18.29

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