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    • Dogs of War

    • By: Adrian Tchaikovsky
    • Narrated by: Nathan Osgood, Laurence Bouvard, William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 539
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 506

     My name is Rex. I am a good dog.... Rex is also seven feet tall at the shoulder, bulletproof, bristling with heavy-calibre weaponry, and a deadly weapon in a dirty war. He's part of a Multiform Assault Pack operating in the lawless anarchy of Campeche, southeastern Mexico. He has the intelligence to carry out his orders and feedback implants to reward him when he does. All he wants to be is a Good Dog, and to do that he must do exactly what Master says.    

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dagnabbit! He's Done it Again!

    • By Simon on 28-12-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Only Human

    • Themis Files, Book 3
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Sylvain Neuvel, William Hope, Charlie Anson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 527
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 494
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 493

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel, read by a returning cast. We always thought the biggest threat to humanity would come from the outside. We were wrong. As the human race picks up the pieces of destruction left behind, a new world order emerges. New alliances are formed. Old divisions are strengthened. And, with a power struggle fuelled by the threat of mutually assured destruction, nothing is certain.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing ending to an excellent series

    • By Mr on 01-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Labyrinth Index

    • Laundry Files, Book 9
    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 124
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    Britain is under New Management. The disbanding of the Laundry - the British espionage agency that deals with supernatural threats - has culminated in the unthinkable: an elder god in residence in 10 Downing Street. But in true 'the enemy of my enemy' fashion, Mhairi Murphy finds herself working with His Excellency Nylarlathotep on foreign policy - there are worse things, it seems, than an elder god in power, and they lie in deepest, darkest America.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story utterly utterly ruined by the performan

    • By Anonymous User on 31-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bayou Born

    • By: Hailey Edwards
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Her beginning may be our end.... Deep in the humid Mississippi bayou, a half-wild child is dragged from the murky waters. She has no memories and no family and is covered in mysterious markings. Adopted by the policeman who rescued her, Luce Boudreau follows him onto the force, determined to prove herself in the eyes of those who are still suspicious.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book - it has got me hooked!

    • By Book addict on 27-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Wild Hunger

    • Heirs of Chicagoland, Book 1
    • By: Chloe Neill
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    As the only vampire child ever born, some believed Elisa Sullivan had all the luck. But the magic that helped bring her into the world left her with a dark secret. Shifter Connor Keene, the only son of North American Central Pack Apex Gabriel Keene, is the only one she trusts with it. But she's a vampire and the daughter of a Master and a Sentinel, and he's prince of the Pack and its future king. When the assassination of an ambassador brings old feuds to the fore again, Elisa and Connor must choose between love and family, between honor and obligation, before Chicago disappears forever.  

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

    • By: Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard, Shelley Atkinson, Laural Merlington, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 466
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 434

    You think you know how the world works? Think again. From best-selling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller that questions the very foundations of the modern world. Magic has faded from the minds of mankind, until an encounter between Melisande Stokes, linguistics expert at Harvard, and Tristan Lyons, shadowy agent of government, leads to the uncovering of a distant past.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The DODO may not be extinct just yet!

    • By Simon on 18-06-17

    Regular price: £26.99

    • Bone Driven

    • By: Hailey Edwards
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The bayou is burning, the battle is just beginning - and Luce Boudreau is smack in the middle of no-man's land.... Life as a cop in Canton Town, Mississippi, is never dull - particularly when hiding deep within you is a demon bent on the apocalypse. Luce is doing her best to pretend her two worlds aren't crashing into each other, but what should be a routine arson investigation takes a shocking turn when Luce discovers a link between the suspects and her own dark secrets. There's no turning back, even though her search for the truth threatens to burn her old life down around her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable listen

    • By Book addict on 30-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Rise Against

    • A Foundling Novel
    • By: Hailey Edwards
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Welcome to the ferocious world of The Foundling, set in an bayou town where men are men - except when they are also dragons, kitties with wings, crocodiles and...well, Miller. In the previous instalment of this best-selling series, Luce Boudreau (ex-cop, current badass and apocalyptic demon), took on Death Herself - how could Luce have guessed that this was merely the beginning? In the brutal aftermath Luce and her loyal coterie face an enemy like no other - they'll need to team up with those they've considered enemies, and try to decide who - if anyone - they can trust....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Witches of New York

    • By: Ami McKay
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    The year is 1880. Two hundred years after the trials in Salem, witches Adelaide Thom and Eleanor St Clair finally feel safe and have opened a tea shop in Manhattan, specialising in cures, palmistry and potions. When an enchanting young woman called Beatrice joins the witches as an apprentice, she soon proves indispensable, but her new life is marred by strange occurrences. She sees things no one else can see. She hears voices no one else can hear. Objects appear out of thin air, as if gifts from the dead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very enjoyable book.

    • By Steph McClaren on 20-03-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Noumenon

    • By: Marina J. Lostetter
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ragland, Laurence Bouvard, Madeleine Rose
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 175

    In 2088 humankind is at last ready to explore beyond Earth's solar system, and astrophysicist Reggie Straifer knows where we should go. He's discovered a distant anomalous star that appears to defy the laws of physics. It could be a weird natural phenomenon, or it could be alien. Convoy 7's mission to discern the nature of the star's strange qualities will use vast resources and take centuries, so in order to maintain the genetic talent of the first crew, clones will be used for the expedition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reminscent of the best of Foundation

    • By Matt Dovey on 16-08-17

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Death Knell

    • By: Hailey Edwards
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    After her two worlds clashed apocalyptically, Luce Boudreau needed some time out. But Destiny had other ideas. When bodies begin washing ashore down the Mississippi River, Luce discovers they are part of a gruesome, lethal message. Her final sister, Death, is trying to break through. Every sign is clear: the end is coming, but earth will be destroyed - quite literally - over Luce's dead body, even if that means she'll be battling her own nature. And her coterie will stand with her, though Cole keeps standing one step too goddamn far away.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable listen, yet again

    • By Book addict on 02-02-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Kokoro

    • By: Keith Yatsuhashi
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    On the planet of Higo, without the guidance of the Great Spirits, its people are descending into religious civil war. Baiyren Tallaenaq, Prince of Higo, is exiled after causing the death of his mother. Freed from his responsibilities and the looming war, he steals their greatest weapon - a giant, sentient armoured suit - and uses it to open a portal to a world he never knew existed. A world called Earth...home of a magical young woman called Keiko.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Rejoice

    • By: Steven Erikson
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 15 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    An alien AI has been sent to the solar system as representative of three advanced species. Its mission is to save the Earth's ecosystem - and the biggest threat to that is humanity. But we are also part of the system, so the AI must make a choice. Should it save mankind or wipe it out? Are we worth it? The AI is all-powerful and might as well be a god. So it sets up some conditions. Violence is now impossible. Large-scale destruction of natural resources is impossible. Food and water will be provided for those who really, truly need them. You can't even bully someone on the Internet anymore.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A little bit preachy but it's my kind of preachy

    • By krishna a on 29-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bliss House

    • By: Laura Benedict
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rainey Bliss Adams' perfect life came to an end one spring afternoon, when her husband was killed in an explosion that horrifically burned their 14-year-old daughter, Ariel. Desperate for a new start, she takes Ariel to live in the beautiful family house. Once there, Ariel starts to mysteriously heal. But as a series of tragedies begins to unfold, it becomes clear that a darkness lurks behind the dignified façade of Bliss House…

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

    • A Novel
    • By: Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard, Shelley Atkinson, Laural Merlington, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    From best-selling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller combining history, science, magic, mystery, intrigue, and adventure that questions the very foundations of the modern world.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Slow and plodding story, awful narrator.

    • By EGR on 12-07-18

    Regular price: £38.69

    • Kojiki

    • By: Keith Yatsuhashi
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Every civilization has its myths. Only one is true. When 18-year-old Keiko Yamada's father dies unexpectedly, he leaves behind a one way ticket to Japan, an unintelligible death poem about powerful Japanese spirits and their gigantic, beast-like Guardians, and the cryptic words: Go to Japan in my place. Find the Gate. My camera will show you the way. Alone and afraid, Keiko travels to Tokyo, determined to fulfill her father's dying wish.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Dragons of Heaven

    • By: Alyc Helms
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Missy Masters inherited more than the usual genetic cocktail from her estranged grandfather. She also got his preternatural control of shadows and his enduring legacy as the legendary vigilante superhero, Mr. Mystic. After a little work the costume fits okay, but Missy is far from experienced at fighting crime, so she journeys to China to seek the aid of Lung Huang, the ancient master who once guided her grandfather.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Sky Woman

    • From Ringworlds to Earth, an Epic Struggle of Love and Survival (Fiction Without Frontiers)
    • By: J.D. Moyer
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Car-En, a ringstation anthropologist on her first Earth field assignment, observes a Viking-like village in the Harz mountains. As Car-En secretly observes the Happdal villagers, she begins to see them as more than research subjects (especially Esper, a handsome bowhunter). When Esper’s sister is taken by an otherwordly sword-wielding white-haired man, she can no longer stand by as a passive witness. Knowing the decision might end her career, she cuts off communication with her advisor and pursues the abductor into the mountains.

    • From Ringworlds to Earth, an Epic Struggle of Love and Survival (Fiction Without Frontiers)
    • By: J.D. Moyer
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 31-08-18
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    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Conclave of Shadow

    • Missy Masters, Book 2
    • By: Alyc Helms
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the sequel to The Dragons of Heaven, Missy Masters teams up with her friend and fellow Argent Ace, Abby Trent, to retrieve a stolen magical artifact, taking them into the realm of the Djinn and to the shadow realm which is the source of Missy's powers.

    Regular price: £14.99