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    • The Thorn Birds

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Greta Scacchi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Sometimes when he didn't know he was being watched, Meggie would look at him and try desperately to imprint his face upon her brain's core. And he would turn to find her watching him, a look in his eyes of haunted grief, a doomed look. She understood the implicit message, or thought she did; he must go, back to the Church and his duties. Never again with the same spirit, perhaps, but more able to serve. For only those who have slipped and fallen know the vicissitudes of the way.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hideous abridgement! Don't bother!

    • By Jude P. on 04-06-16

    Regular price: £11.89

    • The Ladies of Missalonghi

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Federay Holmes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Hurlingford family have ruled the small town of Byron for generations. Wealthy, powerful and cruel, they get what they want, every time. Missy Wright, a Hurlingford by birth, has been shunned by her family since marrying for love, not money. Now widowed, she lives quiet existence in genteel poverty. But then a stranger arrives in town; a divorcee from Sydney. She opens Missy's eyes to the possibility of a happy ending.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent..

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-04-18

    Regular price: £15.69

    • Too Many Murders

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Robert Garrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The year is 1967 and the world teeters on the brink of nuclear holocaust as the Cold War goes relentlessly on. On a beautiful spring day in the little city of Holloman, Connecticut, chief of detectives Carmine Delmonico walks into the prestigious Chubb University halls to be greeted by a limp corpse clamped in a bear trap, all traces of life drained from it. And this is just the beginning.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • boring

    • By helen warner on 23-06-10

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Tim

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Tim was a beautiful young man with the mind of a child. Mary Horton was a lonely and bitter middle-aged spinster. They were outcasts in a cruel, unbending world – until their lives were joined and forever altered by the forbidden promise of a very special love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely brilliant

    • By Mrs. K. Holland on 30-09-11

    Regular price: £33.89

    • Bittersweet

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Deidre Rubenstein
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The four Latimer sisters were famous throughout New South Wales for their beauty, wit and sisterly love. But then they left home to train as nurses, swapping their feather beds for the bunks of nursing accommodation. And now, as the Depression casts its shadow across Australia, they must confront their own secret desires. Will the sisters find the independence they crave? Or is life - like love - always bittersweet?

    Regular price: £26.09

    • The Prodigal Son

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Lewis Hancock
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Jim and Millie Hunter have it all: good looks, brilliant minds, and a meteoric rise to fame. Dr Jim Hunter is a genius biochemist, and author of a smash-hit science book that is propelling him to the top. His wife Millie, is a blonde bombshell and fellow scientist, researching rare poisons derived from puffer fish. They seem to have it all, but others in their academic circle have got the knives out, jealous of their success - and their inter-racial relationship arouses prejudice.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Naked Cruelty

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    America in 1968 is in turmoil and the leafy Holloman suburb of Carew is being silently terrorised by a series of vicious and systematic rapes. When finally one victim finds the courage to speak out and go to the police, the rapist escalates to murder.For Captain Carmine Delmonico, it seems to be a case with no clues. And it comes as the Holloman Police Department is troubled: a lieutenant is out of his depth, a sergeant is out of control, and into this mix comes the beautiful, ruthlessly ambitious new trainee, Helen MacIntosh, daughter of the influential president of Chubb University.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Naked Cruelty

    • A Carmine Delmonico Novel, Book 3
    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Bill Ten Eyck
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    America in 1968 is in turmoil and the leafy Holloman suburb of Carew is being silently terrorised by a series of vicious and systematic rapes. When finally one victim finds the courage to speak out and go to the police, the rapist escalates to murder. For Captain Carmine Delmonico, it seems to be a case with no clues. And it comes as the Holloman Police Department is troubled: A lieutenant is out of his depth, a sergeant is out of control, and into this mix comes the beautiful, ruthlessly ambitious new trainee, Helen MacIntosh, daughter of the influential president of Chubb University.

    Regular price: £30.49