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    • Written in Dead Wax

    • The Vinyl Detective, Book 1
    • By: Andrew Cartmel
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 635
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 604
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 606

    He is a record collector and a connoisseur of vinyl, hunting out rare and elusive LPs. His business card describes him as the Vinyl Detective, and some people take this more literally than others. For example, the beautiful, mysterious woman who wants to pay him a large sum of money to find a priceless lost recording on behalf of an extremely wealthy yet shadowy client. And so begins a painful and dangerous odyssey in search of the rarest jazz record of them all....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BRILLIANT

    • By Viv on 07-11-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • What Remains

    • David Raker, Book 6
    • By: Tim Weaver
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 257

    Colm Healy used to be one of the Met's best detectives. Until, haunted by the unsolved murders of a mother and her twin daughters, his life was left in ruins. Missing persons investigator David Raker is the only friend Healy has left. The only one who understands that redemption rests on solving these murders. Their search will unravel a thread of tragedy spanning years and will force them to sacrifice everything they have left....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What Remains....

    • By Salter on 17-05-17

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Fall from Grace

    • David Raker, Book 5
    • By: Tim Weaver
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 496
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 454
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 453

    When Leonard Franks and his wife Ellie leave London for a dream retirement in Dartmoor, everything seems perfect. But one afternoon, Leonard goes to fetch firewood, and never returns. With the police investigation dead in the water, Ellie turns to David Raker. Raker tracks down missing people for a living, but nothing can prepare him for this. Because, behind Leonard's disappearance, lies a deadly secret, buried so deep it was never meant to be found.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By caroline on 23-10-14

    Regular price: £26.09

    • The Cornish Coast Murder

    • By: John Bude
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    The reverend Dodd, vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen, spends his evenings reading detective stories by the fireside - but heaven forbid that the shadow of any real crime should ever fall across his seaside parish. But the vicar's peace is shattered one stormy night when Julius Tregarthan, an ill-tempered magistrate, is found at his house in Boscawen with a bullet through his head. The local police inspector is baffled by the lack of clues.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good old fashioned story

    • By Mrs. Cullen on 20-05-16

    Regular price: £18.59

    • No Mortal Thing

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 18 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Jago is a kid from a rough part of London who has worked hard to get a job in a bank. Marcantonio is a member of the 'Ndrangheta crime families from Southern Italy. He is in Germany to learn how to channel their illicit millions towards legitimate businesses. When Jago witnesses Marcantonio commit a vicious assault, he is drawn into the middle of a delicate surveillance operation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best Seymour novels

    • By Chris the gardener on 25-02-17

    Regular price: £31.99

    • Quick Curtain

    • By: Alan Melville
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    When Douglas B. Douglas - leading light of the London theatre - premiers his new musical extravaganza, Blue Music, he is sure the packed house will be dazzled by the performance. What he couldn't predict is the death of his star, Brandon Baker, onstage in the middle of act two. Soon another member of the cast is found dead, and it seems to be a straightforward case of murder followed by suicide.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By soosiewoosie on 02-05-16

    Regular price: £18.59

    • Too Many Cooks

    • By: Marina Pascoe
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Who would imagine a little gold ring could lead to kidnap, torture and even murder? How could the curse of the Pharaohs come to Falmouth? The year is 1923, and a young Cockney woman appears in Falmouth. Inspector George Bartlett and Constable Archibald Boase think she's harmless enough - until she and they are caught up in a seemingly endless cycle of mayhem and deceit.

    Regular price: £18.59

    • Empty Vessels

    • By: Marina Pascoe
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Meet Inspector George Bartlett and Constable Archibald Boase in their first investigation together. In the closing months of 1921, Bartlett and Boase have a missing girl on their Falmouth patch. Before long they find themselves drawn into a murder investigation when another girl is found dead on a local beach. We meet the Pengelly family, unwittingly drawn in through their daughter's involvement with the prime murder suspect, and find ourselves involved in mysterious goings-on at Penvale Manor.

    Regular price: £18.59

    • The Price of Love

    • Eleven Ways to Pay With Your Life
    • By: Peter Robinson
    • Narrated by: Bill Hope, Judy Bennett, Neil Pearson, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Chief Inspector Banks is back - in an original tale that makes up part of a new crime collection of seven short stories by Peter Robinson, never published in the UK before. With settings ranging from the Pacific Northwest in the Sixties to the Yorkshire of the Second World War and present-day Toronto to Eastvale at Christmas, these stories feature hippies, policemen and models, little girls dancing ballet, PIs and soldiers.

    Regular price: £10.49