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    • One False Move

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hampton, Alistair Petrie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    What value can be put on a human mind? How Joe Roberts does what he does is a mystery. He has a brain that seems able to outperform a computer. To a games company like Venstrom that promises big profits if his abilities can be properly exploited. So they send Nicole Nevinson to track him down and make him an offer too good to refuse.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Into the Blue

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Harry Barnett, a middle-aged failure, leads a shabby existence. He is reduced to caretaking a friend's villa on the island of Rhodes and working in a bar to earn his keep. Then a guest at the villa - a young woman he had instantly warmed to - disappears on a mountain peak. Under suspicion of her murder, Harry becomes obsessed by the mystery that has changed his life and begins to trace back the movements and encounters that led to the moment where she vanished into the blue.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Poppey on 16-05-13

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Take No Farewell

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379

    Geoffrey Staddon turned his back on the best things in his life. He turned his back on the beautiful house Clouds Frome, his finest achievement as an architect. He turned his back on the woman he loved, Consuela Caswell, and who loved him in return. Twelve years later, amidst the tatters of his career and marriage, he is forced to contemplate the remorse and shame of his betrayal. But when he reads that Consuela has been charged with murder, he knows instinctively that she cannot be guilty....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Ultimate Robert Goddard

    • By Pam on 31-01-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Past Caring

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 19 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    Why should distinguished Edwardian Cabinet minister Edwin Straford resign at the height of his career? Why does the woman he loves so suddenly reject him? Why, 70 years later, should people go to such lengths to prevent the truth coming out?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Past Caring

    • By AmyAlice on 19-08-13

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Hand in Glove

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 88

    Tristram Abberley was an acclaimed English poet of the 1930s whose legendary reputation was sealed when he died fighting for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War. Nearly 50 years later, his sister Beatrix is brutally murdered in her seaside cottage. Her family are stunned by the crime - especially Beatrix's niece, Charlotte Ladram. But Charlotte has little time to mourn her aunt as 50 years of secrets begin to unravel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sandy jones

    • By Anonymous User on 21-02-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Borrowed Time

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    One fateful summer evening, businessman Robin Timariot meets a strikingly beautiful woman while out walking. They exchange only a few words, but those words prove to be unforgettable. A few days later, the newspapers are full of the rape and murder of Lady Louise Paxton - and to his horror, Timariot realises that this was the woman he met just hours before her death. A man is swiftly charged and convicted of the crime, but a series of bizarre events begin to convince Timariot that all is not what it seems.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent As Always

    • By Belinda Spiteri on 04-10-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • In Pale Battalions

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Six months after the sudden death of her husband, Leonora Galloway sets out on a trip to France with her daughter Penelope. At last the time has come when secrets can be shared and explanations begin.... Leonora takes her daughter to the battlefields of WW1, where her father is commemorated on the Thiepval Monument. But the date of his death is surprising, and reveals that Captain John Hallows cannot possibly have been Leonora's real father.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb<br />

    • By Ainslie on 02-02-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Panic Room

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Hollie Taylor, John Sackville
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40

    High on a Cornish cliff sits a vast uninhabited mansion. Uninhabited except for Blake, a young woman of dubious background, secretive and alone, currently acting as housesitter. The house has a panic room. Cunningly concealed, steel lined, impregnable - and apparently closed from within. Even Blake doesn’t know it’s there. She’s too busy being on the run from life, from a story she thinks she’s escaped. But her remote existence is going to be invaded when people come looking for the house’s owner, missing rogue pharma entrepreneur Jack Harkness. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • MISMATCHED NARRATION MARS BUDGET BOND MASH UP

    • By Patricia on 29-10-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Set in Stone

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Recovering from the recent tragedy of his wife's death in a cliff fall, Tony Sheridan goes to stay with his sister-in-law, Lucy, and her husband at their new home - Otherways - a strange circular, moated house. Disturbed by memories of his wife and a growing attraction to Lucy, Sheridan is also troubled by weird and vivid dreams. And as he and Lucy embark on a secret and passionate affair, Sheridan begins uncovering the truth about Otherways.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but not his best novel

    • By Kirstine on 24-05-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Caught in the Light

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    On assignment in Vienna, photographer Ian Jarrett falls suddenly and desperately in love with a woman he meets by pure chance, Marian Esguard. Back in England, he separates from his wife and goes to meet Marian at an agreed rendezvous, only to hear her tell him on the telephone that she will not, after all, be coming. Then she vanishes from his life as mysteriously as she entered it. Who and where is the woman he met and fell in love with in Vienna?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing and engaging

    • By P. Miller on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Days Without Number

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    Nick Paleologus is summoned to the unyielding bosom of his family to help resolve a dispute which threatens to set his brothers and sisters against their aged and irascible father. Michael Paleologus, retired archaeologist and supposed descendant of the last Emperors of Byzantium, lives alone at Trennor, a remote and rambling house on the Cornish bank of the Tamar. A ridiculously generous offer has been made for the house, but he refuses to sell despite the urgings of his children, for whom the proceeds would solve a variety of problems.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing blend of history and mystery

    • By Kirstine on 17-02-14

    Regular price: £29.59

    • Painting the Darkness

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 20 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258

    On a mild autumn afternoon in 1882, William Trenchard sits smoking his pipe in the garden of his comfortable family home. When the creak of the garden gate heralds the arrival of an unexpected stranger, he is puzzled but not alarmed. He cannot know the destruction this man will wreak on all he holds most dear.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Goddard at his best

    • By Kirstine on 26-03-13

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Closed Circle

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    The year is 1931. The new and luxurious transatlantic liner Empress of Britain is on her eastward passage. Among the first-class passengers on board are two English confidence tricksters, making a discreet exit from a little awkwardness they have left behind them in the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More twist & turns than a corkscrew

    • By Kirstine on 02-05-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Beyond Recall

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Estranged from his family for most of his adult life, Chris Napier is persuaded to return home for his niece's wedding. At the reception, he is shocked to recognise a dishevelled intruder as his childhood friend Nicky Lanyon, whose presence is a chilling reminder of a murder and subsequent trial that Chris has tried hard to forget. When Nicky hangs himself, Chris is compelled to revisit the tragic events of 34 years ago and the apparent justice that was served.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not his best

    • By Parksparker on 21-01-19

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Out of the Sun

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    When Harry Barnett is informed that his son is in hospital in a diabetic coma, he is certain that there must be some mistake, since he does not have a son. But he soon discovers that he does. David Venning was a brilliant mathematician, and his tragic condition is taken to be the result of an accident or a suicide attempt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Robert Goddards books

    • By Mrs. Joanna S. Minns on 29-11-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Sea Change

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    It is January 1721. London is reeling from the effects of the greatest financial scandal of the age, the collapse of the South Sea Bubble. William Spandrel, a penniless mapmaker, is offered a discharge of his debts by his principal creditor, Sir Theodore Janssen, a director of the South Sea Company, on one condition: he must secretly convey an important package to a friend of Janssen's, Ysbrand de Vries, in Amsterdam.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Average story - well read

    • By Ms. C. Z. Marks on 27-04-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Dying To Tell

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Best-selling author Robert Goddard presents an intricately woven and perfectly satisfying mystery with Dying to Tell. Autumn has come to the small town of Glastonbury. Lance Bradley is contemplating his own idleness when he receives an unusual phone call from the disabled sister of an old friend. Apparently, Lance’s old friend Rupert has gone missing and there are some pressing debts left unpaid. Travelling to London, Lance falls victim to an unfortunatestring of events before he realizes the only way out is to dig deeper and uncover Rupert’s secret.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A good story ruined by poor reading

    • By anon! on 08-12-13

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Sans même un adieu

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Julien Chatelet
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On ne sait jamais ce que le passé nous réserve. 1911. Geoffrey Staddon, jeune architecte plein d'élans et d'espoir, vient de concevoir une magnifique demeure, Clouds Frome. Et il est tombé amoureux fou de la femme de son commanditaire, Consuela Caswell, une jeune Brésilienne perdue dans un mariage de convenance. Alors qu'il lui a promis de s'enfuir avec elle, il l' abandonne à son triste sort, préférant se consacrer pleinement à ses ambitions professionnelles.

    Regular price: £27.39

    • Quilligans bevis

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Thomas Gulstad
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eldritch Swan er død. Det er i hvert fald hvad hans nevø Stephen tror, indtil Eldritch pludselig en dag dukker op efter at have tilbragt 36 år i et irsk fængsel. Han vil ikke fortælle hvorfor han har været fængslet, men insisterer på, at han er uskyldig.

    Regular price: £12.69

    • Ulven fra Beograd

    • By: Robert Goddard
    • Narrated by: Peter Milling
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    For mange år siden stod kirurgen Edward Hammond og manglede penge til en dyr skilsmisse. Heldigvis fik han mulighed for at tjene en god slat ved - i al diskretion - at udføre en livsvigtig operation på den serbiske gangster Dragan Gazi. Men Dragan Gazi er en skidt fyr, og nu - tretten år efter - skal han stilles til ansvar for modbydelige krigsforbrydelser på Balkan ved Den Internationale Domstol i Haag. Og for at skaffe penge til at slippe ud af klemmen giver Gazi den stakkels Edward et ultimatum: Enten skaffer Edward ham de penge, Gazi har stukket til side under Balkankrigene.

    Regular price: £12.69

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