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    • We Were on a Break

    • By: Lindsey Kelk
    • Narrated by: Avita Jay, Ben Allen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    Is it a break? Or is it a blip? Liv and Adam are in love. Liv and Adam are supposed to be getting engaged. Until Adam accidently suggests they take a break. And Liv starts thinking.... Friends, family and bystanders all have opinions, and one complication leads to another as Adam and Liv try to muddle through in this hilarious, heartwarming comedy. Are they split up - or are they on a break? What exactly are they allowed to get away with? And, most importantly, what do Liv and Adam really want?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very slow, quite unbelievable and dissapointing

    • By Mrs. L. J. Binding on 22-05-18

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Spell

    • By: Alan Hollinghurst
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    The Spell is a comedy of sexual manners that follows the interlocking affairs of four men: Robin, an architect in his late 40s who is trying to build an idyllic life in Dorset with his younger lover, Justin; Robin's 22-year-old son, Danny, a volatile beauty who lives for clubbing and casual sex; and the shy Alex, who is Justin's ex-boyfriend. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A idyll c look on gay life

    • By Justin D. Rumsby on 02-11-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • We Are All Made of Stars

    • By: Rowan Coleman
    • Narrated by: Avita Jay, Ben Allen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Married to a soldier who has returned from Afghanistan injured in body and mind, Stella Carey leaves the house every evening. During her nursing shifts, Stella writes letters for her patients to their loved ones - some full of humour, love and practical advice, others steeped in regret or pain - promising to post them after their deaths. Until one night Stella writes the letter that could give her patient one last chance at redemption, if she delivers it in time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic book

    • By david dodson (purple triangle ltd) on 15-11-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Love Shack

    • By: Jane Costello
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen, Emma Gregory
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 147

    Dan and Gemma have found their dream first home, but the asking price is the stuff of nightmares. The only way they'll ever save for a deposit is by returning, rent free, to Dan's childhood home. Obviously no one wants to move back into a bedroom still adorned with Kylie posters, with a mother whose culinary skills are noted for their spectacular gastrointestinal effects. But it's for only six months. Even they can manage that. Surely.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant

    • By jenhy on 05-07-15

    Regular price: £20.89

    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    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

    • My Cat Yugoslavia

    • By: Pajtim Statovci
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young Muslim girl is married off to a near stranger, and the match quickly turns sour. Shortly thereafter, the country is torn apart by war and they flee to Finland, where her son Bekim grows up to become a social outcast, a foreigner, and a gay man in an unaccepting society. His only true companion is a boa constrictor that he lets roam around his apartment.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Remedy

    • By: Michelle Lovric
    • Narrated by: Avita Jay, Ben Allen, Charlie Sanderson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    One unforgettable night in 1785, in a theatre in Drury Lane, the heady alchemy of love and murder suddenly fuses the lives of Mimosina Dolcezza, a Venetian actress, and Valentine Greatrakes, prince of London's medical underworld. The Remedy is a ravishing love story that seamlessly weaves fiction with historical fact in rich and detailed prose.

    Regular price: £26.09

    • The Weightless World

    • By: Anthony Trevelyan
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    We live in an age when things that would once have seemed miraculous are starting to seem mundane - even if they still sometimes bring with them profound implications... In The Weightless World, Anthony Trevelyan weaves a story of deep-rooted humanity, jam-packed with unforgettable characters - and, at its core, an account of friendship, love and loss which will touch your heart.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Out of the Dark

    • By: Adele Geras
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Rob Stone comes back from the horrors of the First World War with a ruined face and a broken heart. Lonely, unable to forget the things he has seen, and haunted by the ghost of his dead Captain, all that Rob has left is a picture of the Captain's family. Rob sets out to find them, hoping that by bringing them the picture, he can bring peace to the Captain's ghost - and to his own troubled heart.

    Regular price: £5.29

    • Sweet Nothing

    • By: Alison May
    • Narrated by: Geraldine Sharrock, Julia Barrie, Leighton Pugh, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Ben Messina is a certified maths genius and romance sceptic. He and Trix are constantly quarrelling, not least because of Ben’s decision to end their relationship! Charming Claudio Messina, is as different from his brother as it is possible to be. But his pursuit for perfection may end in a disaster that will see both him and Trix’s best friend, Henrietta, starting from zero once again?

    Regular price: £20.89