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    • Fing

    • By: David Walliams
    • Narrated by: Sophie Thompson, Adjoa Andoh, Nitin Ganatra, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Myrtle Meek has everything she could possibly want. But everything isn’t enough. She wants more, more, MORE! When Myrtle declares she wants a FING, there’s only one problem.... What is a FING? Mr and Mrs Meek will do anything to keep their darling daughter happy, even visit the spooky library vaults to delve into the dusty pages of the mysterious Monsterpedia. Their desperate quest leads to the depths of the jungliest jungle where the rarest creatures can be found. But will they ever find a FING?

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Americanah

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,792
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,640
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,638

    As teenagers, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love in a Nigeria under military dictatorship. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America, where Obinze hopes to join her, but post-9/11 America will not let him in, and he plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, after so long apart and so many changes, will they find the courage to meet again, face to face?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life-changing

    • By Diana John on 02-06-13

    Regular price: £21.79

    • The Power

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Naomi Alderman, Thomas Judd, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,490
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,236
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,234

    'She throws her head back and pushes her chest forward and lets go a huge blast right into the centre of his body. The rivulets and streams of red scarring run across his chest and up around his throat. She'd put her hand on his heart and stopped him dead.' Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing pain and even death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Visceral, Stirring and Inspirational

    • By Raine on 29-12-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Child

    • By: Fiona Barton
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Adjoa Andoh, Finty Williams, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,645
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,263

    When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it's impossible to ignore. For one woman it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another it's the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for a third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story!

    • By joanna Prendergast on 30-06-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Guilty Feminist

    • From Our Noble Goals to Our Worst Hypocrisies
    • By: Deborah Frances-White
    • Narrated by: Deborah Frances-White, Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 373

    A funny, joyful, frank and inspiring audiobook about embracing both feminism and our imperfections, from the creator of the hit comedy podcast, Deborah Frances-White. From inclusion to the secret power of rom coms, from effective activism to what poker can tell us about gender, Deborah Frances-White explores what it means to be a 21st-century feminist and encourages us to make the world better for all women.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly insightful

    • By charlotte on 25-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Tell Me Your Secret

    • By: Dorothy Koomson
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Kristin Atherton, Jennifer Saayeng, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Pieta has a secret. Ten years ago, Pieta was kidnapped by a man calling himself The Blindfolder who said he wouldn't kill her if she kept her eyes closed for 48 hours. She never told anyone what happened to her, vowing to move on with her life. But when The Blindfolder starts hunting down his past victims, Pieta realises she may finally be forced to tell her deepest secret to stay alive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Katie on 31-07-19

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Ancillary Justice

    • The Imperial Radch series, Book 1
    • By: Ann Leckie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 872
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 821

    The spectacular debut novel nominated for every major science fiction award in 2014, Ancillary Justice is the story of a warship trapped in a human body and her search for revenge. Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Nebula Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, a James Tiptree Jr. honour and a Kitschie. Currently shortlisted for the Hugo Awards. They made me kill thousands, but I only have one target now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interestingly feminist SciFi

    • By Jonathan on 16-11-14

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Planet B: The Complete Series 1-3

    • The BBC Radio Sci-Fi Drama
    • By: Matthew Broughton
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Chris Pavlo, full cast, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    ‘Planet B’ is a virtual world with the slogan 'where you can be whatever you want to be.' Users can download themselves into it and play as a life-size avatars in a 3-D world. When Lioba Fielding dies in the real world, her boyfriend John Armstrong downloads himself into Planet B in an attempt to find her avatar. As he travels between various worlds he becomes entangled in an array of strange scenarios, teleporting from each adventure to the next with his companion Medley, a 'rogue avatar' who has no human controller.

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Checkmate

    • Noughts & Crosses, Book 3
    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Nina Sosanya, Joan Walker, John Hasler, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Sixteen years have passed since Sephy Hadley first met Callum McGregor. For Callie Rose, growing up mixed race in a world where bitter prejudice divides Noughts and Crosses has meant she's an outsider wherever she turns. Enter Jude McGregor. Jude teaches Callie about her real family history, and the more she learns the more he persuades her where her loyalties really lie. But soon Callie is caught in a trap she can't get out of - one which will have deadly consequences. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hmm

    • By Mrs U on 04-07-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Soul-Breaker

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Sebastian Fitzek
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Robert Glenister, Robert Lindsay, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 255

    Three women go missing without a trace. A week is enough for the psychopath known in the press as the 'The Soul-Breaker' to destroy them. By the seventh day the women are psychologically dead, like bodies without a soul. Shortly before Christmas, The Soul-Breaker strikes again, this time in an exclusive psychiatric clinic. The clinic has been cut off by a snowstorm, and The Soul-Breaker is in their midst. Trapped in the clinic, staff and patients band together to protect each other, but in a night of unimaginable terror, The Soul-Breaker shows them that no one is safe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Sound of Fitzek!

    • By Simon on 23-08-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Stay with Me

    • By: Ayobami Adebayo
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357

    Yejide is hoping for a miracle, for a child. When her in-laws insist upon a new wife, it is too much for Yejide to bear. It will lead to jealousy, betrayal and despair. Unravelling against the social and political turbulence of '80s Nigeria, Stay with Me sings with the voices, colours, joys and fears of its surroundings. Ayobami Adebayo weaves a devastating story of the fragility of married love, the undoing of family, the wretchedness of grief and the all-consuming bonds of motherhood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful realism

    • By Linn on 13-03-17

    Regular price: £12.49

    • A Respectable Trade

    • By: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    The devastating consequences of the slave trade in the 18th century are explored through the powerful but impossible attraction of well-born Frances and her slave, Mehuru. From the best-selling author of The Other Boleyn Girl

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Five star performance

    • By Lauren on 27-02-19

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Wayward daughters. Missing husbands. Philandering partners. Curious con men. If you've got a problem, and no one else can help you, then pay a visit to Mma Ramotswe, Botswana's only female private detective. Her methods may not be conventional, and her manner not exactly Miss Marple's, but she's got warmth, wit, and canny intuition on her side - not to mention Mr J.L.B. Maketoni, the charming proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Feelgood story

    • By Claudia on 07-04-13

    Regular price: £10.49

    • The Raven Tower

    • By: Ann Leckie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    A triumph of the imagination, The Raven Tower is the first fantasy novel by Ann Leckie, New York Times best-selling author and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A different genre - but just as interesting

    • By Simon on 02-04-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Sleeper and the Spindle

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt, Lara Pulver, Niamh Walsh, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    In this captivating and darkly funny tale, Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell have twisted together the familiar and the new as well as the beautiful and the wicked to tell a brilliant version of Snow White's (sort of) and Sleeping Beauty's (almost) stories.This story was originally published in Rags & Bones.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fairyland turns dark...

    • By Nina on 05-02-17

    Regular price: £6.59

    • Sword in the Storm

    • Rigante, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 209

    Born in the storm that doomed his father, Connavar grows to manhood among the mist-covered mountains of Caer Druagh, where the Rigante tribe dwell in harmony with the land and its gods. But beyond the border, across the water, an evil force is gathering strength, an unstoppable force that will change the world beyond all recognition. Haunted by malevolent spirits and hunted by evil men, Connavar sets out on a spectacular mission to save his people.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story. Narration is somewhat discordant.

    • By Ben on 26-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Colours of all the Cattle

    • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 19
    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure. But when she learns about the proposed construction of the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to be persuaded. Her opponent is none other than Violet Sephotho, who is in the pocket of the hotel developers. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another delightfully gentle read

    • By Smallbo on 17-10-18

    Regular price: £27.99

    • Midnight Falcon

    • Rigante, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 154

    They called him Bane the Bastard - though none said it to his face. Born of treachery, his name a curse, he grew up among the warriors of the Rigante. They valued his skills in war, but they feared the violence in his heart. And when, as a Wolfshead and Outlaw, he left Rigante lands, they breathed sighs of relief. But Bane would return, the destiny of the Rigante in his hands, the fate of the world resting on his skills with a blade.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Heroic Fantasy at its best

    • By Northern Boy on 07-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Ancillary Sword

    • The Imperial Radch series, Book 2
    • By: Ann Leckie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 498
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 469
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470

    Breq - the soldier who used to be a spaceship - is serving the emperor she swore to destroy. She's been given her own warship, her own crew, and ordered to the only place in the galaxy she would have agreed to go: to Athoek Station, to protect the family of the lieutenant she murdered in cold blood. Athoek was annexed by the Empire some 600 years ago, and by now everyone is fully 'civilised'. Or should be - but everything is not as tranquil as it appears.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jane Austin in Space Returns

    • By Jasper on 16-07-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Until It's Over

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Paul Tyma
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Young and athletic, London cycle courier Astrid Bell is bad luck - for other people. First Astrid's neighbour Peggy Farrell accidentally knocks her off her bike - and not long after is found bludgeoned to death in an alley. Then, a few days later, Astrid is asked to pick up a package from a wealthy woman called Ingrid de Soto, only to find the client murdered in the hall of her luxurious home. For the police, it's more than coincidence. For Astrid and her six housemates, it's the beginning of a nightmare.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Until it's over

    • By Louise on 14-09-09

    Regular price: £19.99

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