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    • My Journey

    • By: Jim Stynes, Warwick Green
    • Narrated by: Stanley McGeagh, Kate Hood
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In July 2009 Jim Stynes, the acclaimed professional Australian-rules football player and administrator, was diagnosed with cancer and given less than a year to live. The diagnosis caught him by surprise. He was 42, healthy, and didn't have time for illness; he was director of the Reach Foundation, president of Melbourne Football Club, father of two primary school-aged kids, and the husband of Sam. Jim's ability to use mind over matter and never give in gave him two extra years on the prognosis. This book is Jim's legacy.

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    • Simply Excellent RIP LEGEND

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    Regular price: £28.89

    • Educating Alice

    • By: Alice Greenup
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
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    A footloose city slicker who couldn′t tell a bull from a cow was hardly the ideal candidate to answer an ad for a governess on a Mackay cattle station. But Alice Greenup was game for anything, until she was bowled over by a handsome young jackeroo with a devastating smile. It was the start of a whole new way of life as Alice gave up her city life to embrace the bush and all that came with it: horses, cattle, the obsession with rain - and the correct way to wear a hat.

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Craft for a Dry Lake

    • By: Kim Mahood
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
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    In Craft for a Dry Lake, Kim Mahood embarks on an extraordinary journey to her heartland - the outback of her youth. Compelled to revisit the haunts of her childhood by the tragic death of her father, Kim seeks to lay his ghost to rest, but instead finds herself faced with many of her own. Her adventures are interwoven with the echoes of childhood memories and peopled by an intriguing cast of outback characters.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Not Your Ordinary Housewife

    • How the Man I Loved Led Me into a World I Had Never Imagined
    • By: Nikki Stern
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Nikki Stern left suburban Melbourne for Europe in the early 1980s, little did she know that her life was about to change dramatically. Adopted into a well-connected family and educated at an exclusive school, she fell instantly and hopelessly in love with a charming and charismatic cartoonist in Amsterdam. Paul and Nikki embarked on a passionate love affair, enjoying the hedonistic days of the '80s before eloping and returning to Australia. But soon Nikki found herself in a world she never imagined. Descending into the depths of the sex industry - as a dominatrix, stripper, prostitute and porn star - there was almost nothing she didn't do.

    Regular price: £23.69

    • Mean Streets, Kind Heart

    • By: Sue Williams
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
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    Father Chris Riley is a maverick priest with an extraordinary mission: helping kids in desperate trouble who have no one else to turn to. They're some of the toughest kids in Australia, but he refuses to give up on them. And the results are astonishing. An 11-year-old boy, labelled a 'solo crime wave', with 137 offences. A 16-year-old who stabbed a man to death. A heroin addict aged just fifteen, forced to sell herself on the streets. When everyone else failed them, Father Chris stepped in - and now they're all happy, healthy teenagers, looking forward to long and fulfilling lives.

    Regular price: £16.09