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    • A Breach of Security

    • By: Susan Hill
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 586
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 507

    When a bunch of neo-fascist thugs named The Bulldogs attack a Gay pride march in the sleepy country town of Lafferton, detective Simon Serrailler moves quickly to find the assailants. He’s already got his hands full making security arrangements for a memorial service to honour soldiers returning from Afghanistan. When anonymous threats come in, Serrailler wonders if the Bulldogs are behind these too - and worries that they know the Prince of Wales will be in attendance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely hard-hitting in an hour and a half

    • By Suswati on 27-10-16

    Regular price: £2.99

    • Sharp Ends

    • Stories from the World of the First Law
    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey, Joe Abercrombie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 870
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 815

    The Union army may be full of bastards, but there's only one who thinks he can save the day singlehanded when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta. Curnden Craw and his dozen are out to recover a mysterious item from beyond the Crinna. Only one small problem: no one seems to know what the item is. Shevedieh, the self-styled best thief in Styria, lurches from disaster to catastrophe alongside her best friend and greatest enemy, Javre, Lioness of Hoskopp.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For Abercrombie fans

    • By Robyn on 11-07-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Haunted

    • David Ash Series, Book 1
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 197

    A ghostly twist. Three nights of terror at the house called Edbrook. Three nights in which David Ash, there to investigate a haunting, will be victim of horrifying games. Three nights in which he will face the blood-chilling enigma of his own past. Three hideous nights before Edbrook's dreadful secret will be revealed...And the true nightmare will begin.to the surface, tormenting him, refusing to let him rest. The memory of what he once had been.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haunted

    • By jennifer on 01-02-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Gentlemen and Players

    • By: Joanne Harris
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    At St Oswald’s, a long-established boys’ grammar school in the north of England, a new year has just begun. For the staff and boys of the school, a wind of unwelcome change is blowing. Suits, paperwork and Information Technology rule the world; and Roy Straitley, the eccentric veteran Latin master, is finally – reluctantly – contemplating retirement. But beneath the little rivalries, petty disputes and everyday crises of the school, a darker undercurrent stirs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning Narration

    • By Laurie-an on 01-05-11

    Regular price: £24.09

    • Blood Hunt

    • By: Ian Rankin
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    It begins with a phone call. Gordon Reeve's brother has been found dead in his car in San Diego. The car was locked from the inside, a gun was in his hand. In the US to identify the body Gordon realises that his brother has been murdered. What's more, it's soon obvious that his own life is in danger. Once back in Scotland he finds out his home has been bugged by professionals. But Reeve is a professional too. Ex-SAS, he was half of a two-man unit with someone he came to fear, then to hate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Detailed and absorbing

    • By Lindsay on 15-06-11

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Ghosts of Sleath

    • David Ash Series, Book 2
    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    Menace awaits. Sleath. Quiet, peaceful. A small village hidden away in the Chiltern Hills, almost forgotten by the modern world. Nothing much seems to happen here; little disturbs the centuries-old tranquillity. Until the ghosts begin to appear and frighteningly bizarre events start to occur. Psychic investigator David Ash, a man burdened by the dark secret of his own past, is sent to Sleath to investigate the phenomena and his discoveries there drive him to the very edge of his own sanity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Average Herbert

    • By Derek on 30-11-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Child 44

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 947
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 945

    MGB officer Leo is a man who never questions the Party Line. He arrests whomever he is told to arrest. He dismisses the horrific death of a young boy because he is told to, because he believes the Party stance that there can be no murder in Communist Russia. Leo is the perfect soldier of the regime. But suddenly his confidence that everything he does serves a great good is shaken. He is forced to watch a man he knows to be innocent be brutally tortured. And then he is told to arrest his own wife.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Evocative if Slightly Preposterous

    • By Karl K Djinn on 02-12-15

    Regular price: £13.69

    • The Child

    • By: Fiona Barton
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Adjoa Andoh, Finty Williams, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,620
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,340
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,320

    When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it's impossible to ignore. For one woman it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another it's the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for a third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Rich Drama of Complex Emotions

    • By Simon on 30-06-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Incorruptibles

    • By: John Hornor Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    In the contested and unexplored territories at the edge of the Empire, a boat is making its laborious way up stream. Riding along the banks are the mercenaries hired to protect it - from raiders, bandits and, most of all, the stretchers, elf-like natives who kill any intruders into their territory. The mercenaries know this is dangerous, deadly work. But it is what they do. In the boat the drunk governor of the territories and his sons and daughters make merry. They believe that their status makes them untouchable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly good

    • By Robyn on 03-08-16

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Siberian Red

    • By: Sam Eastland
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    September 1939: The Second World War has begun. Even as the fighting rages in Poland, Stalin's long-time obsession with the missing treasure of Tsar Nicholas II is rekindled. An informant claims to know the whereabouts of the man entrusted by the Tsar with hiding his gold. As the news of the informant reaches Stalin, however, the man is knifed to death. Stalin summons Pekkala to the Kremlin and orders him to solve the murder. To accomplish his mission, he must return to Borodok, the notorious Gulag where he himself spent many years as a prisoner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly read

    • By graham on 04-03-13

    Regular price: £17.19

    • Ash

    • By: James Herbert
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 22 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 545
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 350

    David Ash, detective of the paranormal, is sent to the mysterious Comraich Castle, secluded deep in the Scottish countryside, to investigate a strange, high-profile case. A man has been found crucified in a locked room. The reports suggest that the cliff-top castle is being haunted.... Who or what is the reclusive hooded figure that Ash has seen from the window walking across the courtyard in the dead of night? What are the strange, animal-like sounds that come from the surrounding woods?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to get into

    • By Jackie B on 07-07-13

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Bleeding Hearts

    • By: Ian Rankin
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The death of a journalist from a single bullet to the heart makes for a dramatic story - but the twist in the tale is that this time, it's the man who fired the gun who's asking all the questions... The assassin, Michael Weston, knows he has carried out his assignment successfully. One mistake was enough, a long time ago, when a young girl had accidentally received the fatal bullet. Her father hired a PI named Hoffer to track him down. Every time Weston completed a job, Hoffer was not far behind.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I prefer a good old Rebus

    • By A P TWIBILL on 22-07-17

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Red Coffin

    • By: Sam Eastland
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    The sequel to Eye of the Red Tsar. It is 1939. Facing the secret threat of Nazi Germany, Stalin has placed his hopes on the F-34 tank, a 30-ton steel monster known as the 'Red Coffin' to those men who will soon be using it. But the design is not yet complete. And when the weapon's secretive and eccentric architect is found murdered, Stalin sends for Pekkala, his most trusted investigator. However, Pekkala is not the only one whose loyalty is divided....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally enthralling from start to finish

    • By fenella on 02-03-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

    • By: Julia Donaldson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton, Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog....From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My son loves this book

    • By khadra on 03-09-17

    Regular price: £4.19

    • Eye of the Red Tsar

    • By: Sam Eastland
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    The first in a gripping new series of detective novels set at the birth of Stalin’s Russia. It is the time of the Great Terror. Inspector Pekkala – known as the Emerald Eye – was the most famous detective in all Russia. He was the favourite of the Tsar. Now he is the prisoner of the men he once hunted. Like millions of others, he has been sent to the gulags in Siberia and, as far as the rest of the world is concerned, he is as good as dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Eye of The Red Tsar

    • By Amazon Customer David Hand on 21-03-11

    Regular price: £18.49

    • Clash of Empires

    • Clash of Empires, Book 1
    • By: Ben Kane
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    When a new empire rises, and old one must fall. After 16 years of bloody war against Rome, Hannibal Barca is on the verge of defeat. On the plains of Zama, Felix and his brother Antonius stand in the formidable Roman legions, ready to deliver the decisive blow. Victory will establish Rome as the pre-eminent power in the ancient world. But in northern Greece, Philip V of Macedon is determined to restore Alexander the Great's kingdom to its former glory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kane Is More Than Able!

    • By Simon on 21-05-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Guilt

    • Department Q, Book 4
    • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 15 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,037
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,027

    Following the international No 1 bestsellers Mercy and Disgrace, Guilt is the fourth heart-stopping Department Q novel from Jussi Adler-Olsen, and a gripping treat for all fans of the Scandinavian crime thriller.1987. Nete Rosen thought she'd put her traumatic youth behind her. Her caring foster parents and loving husband helped her start again. However, when a man from her past reappears one night, Nete's new life could be shattered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely love Jussi Adler Olsen

    • By caroline on 14-05-14

    Regular price: £24.00

    • Buried

    • Department Q, Book 5
    • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,028
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 972
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 971

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Buried, the fifth installment of the Department Q series by Jussi Adler-Olsen, read by Steven Pacey. More than three years ago, a civil servant vanished after returning from a work trip to Africa. Though he is missing and presumed dead, the man's family still want answers. It is one of the many unsolved crimes left for Department Q, Denmark's cold-case unit headed up by Detective Carl Morck.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Than Just A Crime Book

    • By David F. on 15-03-15

    Regular price: £24.00

    • Sorcerers' Isle

    • By: D. P. Prior
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Centuries ago, the Isle of Branikdür was mysteriously abandoned by the ruling Hélum Empire. Ever since, rival clans have battled for supremacy at the bidding of their sacred sorcerers. During the once-a-year armistice for the Festival of Proving, the gifted warrior Snaith Harrow aims to leave his mark in the fight circles before marrying his childhood sweetheart. But following a freak accident, he discovers a terrible secret about the girl he loves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spiralling Into Bloodthirsty Darkness!

    • By Simon on 31-03-18

    Regular price: £28.09

    • Redemption

    • Department Q, Book 3
    • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 17 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,289
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,197

    The downloadable, digital audiobook edition of Jussi Adler-Olsen’s sensational new thriller, read by the actor Steven Pacey. Two boys, brothers, wake tied and bound in a boathouse by the sea. Their kidnapper has gone, but soon he will return. Their bonds are inescapable. But there is a bottle and tar to seal it. Paper and a splinter for writing; blood for ink. A message begging for help. In Copenhagen’s cold cases division Carl Morck has received a bottle. It holds an old and decayed message, written in blood.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best Department Q yet!

    • By PatM on 10-10-13

    Regular price: £24.00

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