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    • The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

    • Baby Ganesh Detective Agency, Book 1
    • By: Vaseem Khan
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 138

    Mumbai, murder and a baby elephant combine in a charming, joyful mystery for fans of Alexander McCall Smith and Harold Fry. On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra inherits two unexpected mysteries. The first is the case of a drowned boy, whose suspicious death no one seems to want solved. And the second is a baby elephant.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected storylineūüėÄ

    • By Scott forsyth on 02-10-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Playing It My Way

    • My Autobiography
    • By: Sachin Tendulkar
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The autobiography of the highest scoring batsman of all time.The greatest run-scorer in the history of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar retired in 2013 after an astonishing 24 years at the top. The most celebrated Indian cricketer of all time, he received the Bharat Ratna Award - India's highest civilian honour - on the day of his retirement.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tendulkar the living God

    • By Raj on 03-04-15

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Private Delhi

    • By: James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Jill on 10-02-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Year of the Runaways

    • By: Sunjeev Sahota
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222

    The Year of the Runaways tells of the bold dreams and daily struggles of an unlikely family thrown together by circumstance. Thirteen young men live in a house in Sheffield, each in flight from India and in search of a new life. Avtar has a secret that binds him to protect the choatic Randeep. Randeep has a visa wife in a flat on the other side of town. And Tarlochan, a former rickshaw driver, will say nothing about his past in Bihar.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Out of the shadows.

    • By Rens de Groot on 21-10-15

    Regular price: £26.09

    • We That Are Young

    • By: Preti Taneja
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal, Sam Dastor
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Jivan Singh, the bastard scion of the Bapuji family, returns to his childhood home after a long absence - only to witness the unexpected resignation of the ageing Devraj Bapuji from the vast corporation he founded, Company India. On the same day, Sita, Devraj's youngest daughter, absconds - refusing to submit to the marriage her father wants for her. Meanwhile, Radha and Gargi, Sita's older sisters, are left to run the Company.... And so begins a brutal, deathly struggle for power, ranging over the Palaces and slums of New Delhi, the luxury resorts and spas of Amritsar and Srinagar. 

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Selection Day

    • By: Aravind Adiga
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    From the author of the prize-winning title The White Tiger comes a compelling and entertaining coming-of-age story. Manjunath Kumar is 14. He knows he is good at cricket - if not as good as his elder brother, Radha. He knows that he fears and resents his domineering and cricket-obsessed father, admires his brilliantly talented sibling and is fascinated by the world of CSI and by curious and interesting scientific facts. But there are many things, about himself and about the world, that he doesn't know.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Full characters, rich setting, a story with heart.

    • By Amazon Customer on 26-04-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

    • Baby Ganesh Detective Agency, Book 2
    • By: Vaseem Khan
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    For centuries the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king. Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many have killed to possess. So when the Crown Jewels go on display in Mumbai, security is everyone's principal concern. And yet, on the very day Inspector Chopra visits the exhibition, the diamond is stolen from under his nose. The heist is daring and seemingly impossible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Little Lamps on 22-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 2 States

    • The Story of My Marriage
    • By: Chetan Bhagat
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Love marriages around the world are simple: Boy loves girl. Girl loves boy. They get married. In India, there are a few more steps: Boy loves Girl. Girl loves Boy. Girl's family has to love boy. Boy's family has to love girl. Girl's family has to love Boy's family. Boy's family has to love girl's family. Girl and Boy still love each other. They get married. Welcome to 2 States, a story about Krish and Ananya. They are from two different states of India; they are deeply in love and want to get married. Of course, their parents don't agree.

    Regular price: £18.19

    • The Hundred-Foot Journey

    • By: Richard C. Morais
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Hassan Haji, a boy from Mumbai, embarks, along with his boisterous family, on a picaresque journey first to London and then across Europe, before they ultimately open a restaurant opposite a famous chef, Madame Mallory, in the remote French village of Lumiere. A culinary war ensues, pitting Hassan's Mumbai-toughened father against the imperious Michelin-starred cordon bleu, until Madame Mallory realizes that Hassan is a cook with natural talents far superior to her own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By barbara on 28-07-15

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Airport - Code Red

    • BookShots
    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    James Patterson's BookShots. Fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. A major terrorist cell sets a devastating plan in motion. Their target? One of the world's busiest airports - London Heathrow. Retired SAS captain Matt Bates and ex-Delta Force officer Chaz Shoeman find themselves caught up in the attack. And they are London’s only hope at stopping an atrocity that could kill thousands.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Three Mistakes of My Life

    • By: Chetan Bhagat
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In late 2000, a young boy in Ahmedabad dreams of owning a business. To accommodate his friends' passion, he opens a cricket shop. However, nothing comes easily in a turbulent city. To realise their goals, they will have to face it all - religious politics, calamities, unacceptable love and, above all, their own mistakes. Will they make it? Can an individual's dreams overcome the nightmares of real life? Can we succeed despite mistakes?

    Regular price: £18.19

    • A State of Freedom

    • By: Neel Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    What happens when we attempt to exchange the life we are given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into? A State of Freedom prises open the central, defining events of our century - displacement and migration - but not as you imagine them. Five characters in very different circumstances, from a domestic cook to a vagrant and his dancing bear, and a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city, find out the meanings of dislocation and the desire for more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Dreadful - don't waste your money

    • By Gillian on 23-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • In the City by the Sea

    • By: Kamila Shamsie
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Hasan is 11 years old. He loves cricket, pomegranates, the night sky, his clever, vibrant artistic mother and his etymologically obsessed lawyer father, and he adores his next-door neighbour Zehra. One early summer morning, while lazing happily on the roof, Hasan watches a young boy flying a yellow kite fall to his death. Soon after, Hasan's idyllic, sheltered family life is shattered when his beloved uncle Salman, a dissenting politician, is arrested and charged with treason.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommended!!

    • By Losa on 01-09-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Ours Are the Streets

    • By: Sanjeev Sahota
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Imtiaz Raina, born in Sheffield, young father, young husband, son of loving parents, has decided to die. He has convinced himself that he believes in his cause. And before he leaves home for a final time, he wants to be sure his family understand why. So he decides to write for them, to leave his journey behind. Raw, funny, tender, furious, vulnerable, selfish, desperate, proud: this is his story.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Well written, interesting, but inadequate.

    • By Ann D on 03-07-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Five Point Someone

    • What Not To Do at IIT
    • By: Chetan Bhagat
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Set in IIT, in the early 90s, this book portrays the lives of protagonist Hari and his two friends Ryan and Alok. It describes the darker side of IIT, one in which students who worked for years to make it into the institution struggled to maintain their grades.

    Regular price: £18.19

    • Questions of Travel

    • By: Michelle de Krester
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Coffey, Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    A dazzling, compassionate and deeply moving audiobook from one of world literature's rising stars. A mesmerising literary novel, Questions of Travel charts two very different lives. Laura travels the world before returning to Sydney, where she works for a publisher of travel guides. Ravi dreams of being a tourist until he is driven from Sri Lanka by devastating events. Around these two superbly drawn characters, a double narrative assembles an enthralling array of people, places and stories.

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Man on Fire

    • By: Stephen Kelman
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    John Lock has come to India to meet his destiny: a destiny dressed in a white karate suit and sporting an impressive moustache. He has fled the quiet desperation of his life in England: decades wasted in a meaningless job, a marriage foundering in the wake of loss, and a terrible secret he cannot bear to share with his wife. He has come to offer his help to a man who has learned to conquer pain, a world record breaker who specializes in feats of extreme endurance and ill-advised masochism.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • A Cut Like Wound

    • By: Anita Nair
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    It is the first night of Ramadan. At Sivaji Nagar in the heart of Bangalore, the market comes alive. It is also the night a killer decides to go out in public for the first time as a woman. In the bustling market she finds her victim and lures him into a narrow dark lane but she is interrupted by a young male prostitute. At first he is merely someone muscling in on her territory but when he recognizes the true face beneath the killer’s make up, his life is irrevocably changed.…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • took a while, but worth it

    • By Mark on 01-10-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Shivaji

    • The Grand Rebel
    • By: Dennis Kincaid
    • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A great warrior and skilled administrator, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, better known as Shivaji, was the founder of the great Maratha Empire and one who instilled a sense of Maratha identity in his people. At a time when the Mughal Empire was at its zenith, Shivaji was the only one who dared to challenge the might of Emperor Aurangzeb. He steadily grew his army from a humble contingent of 2,000 soldiers to a force of 100,000.

    Regular price: £21.69

    • The Living

    • By: Anjali Joseph
    • Narrated by: Harriet Kershaw, Sartaj Garewal
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is the story of two lives. Claire is a young single mother working in one of England's last remaining shoe factories, her adult life formed by a teenage relationship. Is she ready to move on from memory and the routine of her days? Arun makes hand-sewn chappals at his home in Kolhapur. A recovered alcoholic, now a grandfather, he negotiates the newfound indignities of old age while returning in thought to the extramarital affair he had years earlier.

    Regular price: £8.49

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