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    • The Relentless Tide

    • A DCI Daley Thriller, Book 6
    • By: Denzil Meyrick
    • Narrated by: David Monteath
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
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      5 out of 5 stars 232
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    When Professor Francombe and her team of archaeologists find the remains of three women on a remote Kintyre hillside - a site rumoured to have been the base of Viking warlord Somerled - their delight soon turns to horror when they realise the women tragically met their end little more than two decades ago. It soon becomes clear that these are the three missing victims of the ‘Midweek Murderer’, a serial killer who was at work in Glasgow in the early 1990s.  DCI Jim Daley now has the chance to put things right.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pull up a pew and pour yourself a wee dram . . .

    • By Simon on 09-10-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Lies Sleeping

    • Rivers of London, Book 7
    • By: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Martin Chorley, aka the Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard, now plays a key role in an unprecedented joint operation to bring Chorley to justice. But even as the unwieldly might of the Metropolitan Police bears down on its foe, Peter uncovers clues that Chorley, far from being finished, is executing the final stages of a long-term plan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this series, this book follows on nicely

    • By MFW on 15-11-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Silent Companions

    • By: Laura Purcell
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 239

    Inspired by the work of Shirley Jackson and Susan Hill and set in a crumbling country mansion, The Silent Companions is an unsettling Victorian gothic ghost story that will send a shiver down the spine.... Newly married, newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband's crumbling country estate, The Bridge. With her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie only has her husband's awkward cousin for company. Or so she thinks.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eerie and fabulous

    • By Caz on 24-03-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 71 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,654
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,311
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,291

    Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant audio book, shame about the navigation.

    • By Mr. P. J. Marsh on 10-03-17

    Regular price: £79.99

    • Lethal White

    • Cormoran Strike, Book 4
    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 22 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,823
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,578
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,557

    When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most epic Galbraith/Rowling novel yet

    • By Mikey on 19-09-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Infirmary: A DCI Ryan Mystery

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: LJ Ross
    • Narrated by: Tom Bateman, Bertie Carvel, Hermione Norris, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    There's a serial killer targeting the streets of Newcastle, seemingly picking his victims at random but subjecting them all to the same torturous end. When the Chief Inspector on the case goes missing, it falls on DCI Ryan to track down the man who is brutally murdering women and goading the police to 'catch me if you can'. As everyone becomes a suspect, Ryan and his team get drawn further and further into the case, but for Ryan the nightmare gets closer to home than he could ever have imagined. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent DCI Ryan mystery....

    • By Salter on 08-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Slow Horses

    • Slough House, Book 1
    • By: Mick Herron
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 829
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 773
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 770

    Slough House is Jackson Lamb’s kingdom; a dumping ground for members of the intelligence service who’ve screwed up: left a secret file on a train, blown surveillance, or become drunkenly unreliable. They’re the service’s poor relations – the slow horses – and bitterest among them is River Cartwright, whose days are spent transcribing mobile phone conversations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Smiley than Pilgrim

    • By Robert on 17-08-17

    Regular price: £13.99

    • In a House of Lies

    • By: Ian Rankin
    • Narrated by: James Macpherson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390

    A missing private investigator is found locked in a car hidden deep in the woods. Worse still - both for his family and the police - the body was in an area that had already been searched 10 years ago. Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is part of a new inquiry, combing through the mistakes of the original case. There were always suspicions over how the investigation was handled, and now - after a decade without answers - it's time for the truth.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Changing of the Guard?

    • By Simon on 13-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Murderer's Son

    • A Jackman and Evans Thriller
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373

    Crimebusting duo DI Jackman and DS Evans are back, solving another crime that will make your skin crawl. Twenty years ago: a farmer and his wife are cut to pieces by a ruthless serial killer. Now: a woman is viciously stabbed to death in the upmarket kitchen of her beautiful house on the edge of the marshes. Then a man called Daniel Kinder walks into Saltern police station and confesses to the murder. But DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans of the Fenland Constabulary soon discover that there is a lot more to Daniel than meets the eye.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping from the start

    • By Amazon Customer on 18-10-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Six Degrees of Assassination

    • By: M J Arlidge
    • Narrated by: Andrew Scott, Freema Agyeman, Hermione Norris, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Follow Andrew Scott (BAFTA-winner, Sherlock, James Bond: Spectre) and Freema Agyeman ( Sense8, Doctor Who) as they race against time to solve this multi-layered political thriller. On a sullen, cloudy July day, ten years since 7/7, the confident and optimistic British Prime Minister is visiting a charity in East London. It's just two months after the general election which saw John Campbell's government returned to power with a clear majority, the economy is on the mend and the coalition is fast becoming a bad memory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I WAS HOOKED!

    • By SM, Somerset on 24-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Sentence Is Death

    • Detective Daniel Hawthorne, Book 2
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Rory Kinnear
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Passion, deception, an unexplained death and a detective with quite a lot to hide lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant new murder mystery, the second in the best-selling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne. William Pryce is an elegant, smooth-tongued lawyer who has made a fortune out of celebrity divorces - and a lot of enemies in the process. Unmarried himself, he lives in a handsome bachelor pad on the edge of Hampstead Heath. Or rather he used to.... When he is found murdered, the police confront the most baffling of mysteries: who was the visitor who came to Pryce's house moments before he died, arriving while he was still talking on the phone? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Writing is On the Wall - GREAT NEW SERIES!

    • By Patricia on 08-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Our Little Lies

    • By: Sue Watson
    • Narrated by: Katie Villa
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 168

    Marianne has a life others dream of. A beautiful townhouse on the best street in the neighbourhood. Three bright children who are her pride and joy. Sometimes her past still hurts: losing her mother early, growing up in foster care. But her husband, Simon, is always there. A successful surgeon, he’s the envy of every woman they’ve ever met. Flowers, gifts, trips to France: nothing is too good for his family. Then Simon says another woman’s name. The way he lingers on it, Caroline, gives Marianne a shudder of suspicion, but she knows it’s nothing - she can’t entertain this flash of paranoia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best listen ever

    • By Anonymous User on 18-10-18

    Regular price: £22.89

    • When You Disappeared

    • By: John Marrs
    • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks, Elizabeth Knowelden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 741
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 646

    All she wanted was the truth, but she'll wish she never found out. When Catherine wakes up alone one morning, she thinks her husband has gone for a run before work. But Simon never makes it to the office. His running shoes are by the front door. Nothing is missing - except him.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing - don't waste your credit

    • By Mav on 21-07-18

    Regular price: £17.69

    • Dark Sacred Night

    • By: Michael Connelly
    • Narrated by: Titus Welliver, Christine Lakin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147

    At the end of a long, dark night Detectives Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch cross paths for the very first time. Detective Renée Ballard is working the graveyard shift again and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find that an older man has snuck in and is rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is none other than legendary LAPD detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but eventually Bosch persuades her to help, and she relents.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not one of his best

    • By mollyeyre on 31-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Reckoning

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Michael Beck
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    Pete Banning was Clanton's favourite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbour and a faithful member of the Methodist Church. Then one cool October morning in 1946, he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. As if the murder wasn't shocking enough, it was even more baffling that Pete's only statement about it - to the sheriff, to his defense attorney, to the judge, to his family and friends and to the people of Clanton - was 'I have nothing to say'. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Grisham Grinds to a Halt!

    • By Simon on 24-10-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The House at Sea's End

    • By: Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated by: Jane McDowell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 822
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660

    A team of archaeologists, investigating coastal erosion on the north Norfolk coast, unearth six bodies buried at the foot of a cliff. How long have they been there? What could have happened to them? Forensics expert Ruth Galloway and DCI Nelson are drawn together again to unravel the past. Tests reveal that the bodies have lain, preserved in the sand, for sixty years. The mystery of their deaths stretches back to the Second World War, a time when Great Britain was threatened by invasion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favourite out of the first three!

    • By Ann D on 05-03-16

    Regular price: £19.79

    • The Cuckoo's Calling

    • Cormoran Strike, Book 1
    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,073
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,289

    When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case.Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and likeable

    • By Dragon on 06-05-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Their Lost Daughters

    • Audible's breakthrough crime author of 2018
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,778
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,543
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,535

    Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Smokin' Start to a New Series!

    • By Simon on 14-06-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Distant Echo

    • By: Val McDermid
    • Narrated by: Tom Cotcher
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,700
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,568
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565

    On a freezing morning four drunken students stumble upon the body of a woman in the snow. Rosie has been raped, stabbed and left for dead in a cemetery. The only suspects are the four young men now stained with her blood. Twenty-five years later the police mount a cold-case review of Rosie’s unsolved murder, and the four are still suspects. But when two of them die in suspicious circumstances, it seems that someone is pursuing their own brand of justice....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful novel which is so well narrated

    • By S. Christie on 28-07-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • And So It Begins

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Olivia Vinall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Cleo knows she should be happy for her brother Mark. He's managed to find someone new after the sudden death of his first wife - but something about Evie just doesn't feel right...When Evie starts having accidents at home, her friends grow concerned. Could Mark be causing her injuries? Called out to their clifftop house one night, Sergeant Stephanie King finds two bodies entangled on blood-drenched sheets. Where does murder begin? When the knife is raised to strike, or before, at the first thought of violence?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely first class psychological, thriller

    • By David M on 05-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99

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