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    • History of Wolves

    • By: Emily Fridlund
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Even a lone wolf wants to belong.... Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in an ex-commune beside a lake in the beautiful, austere backwoods of Northern Minnesota. The other girls at school call Linda 'Freak' or 'Commie'. Her parents mostly leave her to her own devices whilst the other inhabitants have grown up and moved on. So when the perfect family - mother, father and their little boy, Paul - move into the cabin across the lake, Linda insinuates her way into the family's orbit.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An absorbing novel, with hidden depths.

    • By bookylady on 10-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman

    • By: Mindy Mejia
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn, Jeff Harding, John Moraitis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    Eighteen-year-old Hattie Hoffman is a talented actress, loved by everyone in her Minnesotan hometown. When she's found stabbed to death on the opening night of her school play, the tragedy rips through the fabric of the community. Sheriff Del Goodman, a close friend of Hattie's dad, vows to find her killer, but the investigation yields more secrets than answers: it turns out Hattie played as many parts offstage as on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Kerrie on 20-07-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

    • Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
    • By: Siri Hustvedt
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 23 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    As well as being a prize-winning, best-selling novelist, Siri Hustvedt is widely regarded as a leading thinker in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. She believes passionately that art and science are too often kept separate and that conversations across disciplines are vital to increasing our knowledge of the human mind and body, how they connect and how we think, feel and see.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Girl Who Rode the Wind

    • By: Stacy Gregg
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    An epic, emotional story of two girls and their bond with beloved horses, the action sweeping between Italy during the Second World War and present day. When Lola's grandmother, Loretta, takes her to Siena, Italy, for the summer, Lola learns of her family's history of heartbreak and adventure, stretching back to the Second World War. In 1945 Loretta's nickname was ‘The Daredevil' due to her fearless competing in the town's famous Palio horse races - until war broke out and led to sadness and loss for Loretta.

    Regular price: £8.49

    • While You Sleep

    • By: Stephanie Merritt
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    A pacy, chilling psychological thriller, set to reinvent the genre. It begins, they say, with a woman screaming.... On a remote Scottish island, the McBride house stands guard over its secrets. A century ago, a young widow and her son died mysteriously there; just last year a local boy, visiting for a dare, disappeared without a trace. For Zoe Adams, newly arrived from America, the house offers a refuge from her failing marriage. But her peaceful retreat is disrupted by strange and disturbing events....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dodgy Scottish Accents

    • By Katy E. Seegmiller on 24-06-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Good House

    • By: Ann Leary
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Hildy Good has reached that dangerous time in a woman’s life – middle-aged and divorced, she is an oddity in her small but privileged town. But Hildy isn’t one for self-pity and instead meets the world with a wry smile, a dark wit and a glass or two of Pinot Noir. When her two earnest grown-up children stage ‘an intervention’ and pack Hildy off to an addiction centre, she thinks all this fuss is ridiculous. After all, why shouldn’t she enjoy a drink now and then? But we start to see another side to Hildy Good.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story but poor choice of narrator

    • By arkanamundi@aol.com on 02-12-18

    Regular price: £34.39

    • Inceptio

    • Roma Nova, Book 1
    • By: Alison Morton
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    New York, present day. Karen Brown, angry and frightened after surviving a kidnap attempt, has a harsh choice - elimination by government enforcer Jeffery Renschman or fleeing to the mysterious Roma Nova, her dead mother's homeland in Europe. Founded 16 centuries ago by Roman exiles and ruled by women, Roma Nova gives Karen safety and a ready-made family - at a price.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing concept, a fast-paced thriller

    • By J. Harper on 21-12-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Sidney Sheldon’s After the Darkness

    • By: Tilly Bagshawe
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Glamour and suspense in the all-new Sidney Sheldon from the international best seller Tilly Bagshawe.Grace Brookstein is the beautiful, young, and naive wife of financial superstar, Leonard Brookstein - a billionaire many times over with estates all over the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story/writing - terrible performance

    • By Kim on 04-06-14

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Little Girl Gone

    • By: Alexandra Burt
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Get ready for the next must-have on your reading list. Gone Girl meets The Girl on the Train in this stunning, unsettling psychological thriller. A baby goes missing. But does her mother want her back? When Estelle's baby daughter is taken from her cot, she doesn't report her missing. Days later, Estelle is found in a wrecked car, with a wound to her head and no memory. Estelle knows she holds the key to what happened that night - but what she doesn't know is whether she was responsible.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Nicola on 18-11-15

    Regular price: £14.49

    • To Be Someone

    • By: Louise Voss
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Helena Nicholls - ex world-famous pop star and prime-time DJ - wakes up in hospital to find her looks, her career and her personal life in tatters. She has been let down by her boyfriend, and the one person she loved most in the world - her best friend since the age of five - is dead. She feels that she belongs nowhere, and her sense of identity, fragile at the best of times, is in pieces. So Helena turns to the one thing that has always got her through, the one thing that has real resonance: music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyable

    • By H Morris on 15-07-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • All the Rage

    • By: Courtney Summers
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Romy Grey wears her lipstick like armour, ever since the night she was assaulted by Kellan Turner, the sheriff's son. Romy refuses to be a victim, but speaking up has cost her everything. No one wants to believe Kellan is not the golden boy they thought he was, and Romy has given up trying to make herself heard. But when another girl goes missing after a party, Romy must decide whether the cost of her silence might be more than she can bear.

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Successio

    • Roma Nova, Book 3
    • By: Alison Morton
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Roma Nova - the last remnant of the Roman Empire that has survived into the 21st century - is at peace. Carina Mitela, the heir of a leading family but choosing the life of an officer in the Praetorian Guard Special Forces, is not so sure. She senses danger crawling towards her when she encounters a strangely self-possessed member of the unit hosting their exchange exercise in Britain. When a blackmailing letter arrives from a woman claiming to be her husband Conrad's lost daughter and Conrad tries to shut Carina out, she knows the threat is real.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superbly Absorbing

    • By Helen Hollick on 13-02-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Games People Play

    • By: Louise Voss
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Change is sometimes hard to face up to. Rachel is a rising tennis star. But does she want success more than she wants a 'real' life, and a steady boyfriend like everyone else? Susie is Rachel's mother. All she wants is her partner Billy - but he's left her, and it's a huge shock. Is she brave enough to start again? Gordana is Rachel's grandmother. She has everything she ever wanted: health, wealth and a loving family - or at least she thinks she does. Ivan is the link between them all.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Perfiditas

    • Roma Nova, Book 2
    • By: Alison Morton
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Captain Carina Mitela of the Praetorian Guard Special Forces is in trouble - one military colleague has tried to kill her, and another has set a trap to incriminate her in a conspiracy to topple the government of Roma Nova. Founded 1,600 years ago by Roman dissidents and ruled by women, Roma Nova barely survived a devastating coup d'état 30 years ago. Carina swears to prevent a repeat and not merely for love of country.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good as a book, even better as an Audio Book

    • By Helen Hollick on 13-02-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Lifesaver

    • By: Louise Voss
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    If you save someone's life, do you become responsible for them? When Anna receives a letter from Adam, thanking her for saving his son Max's life with a bone-marrow donation, it's the first positive thing that's happened to her for a long time. Grief-stricken at the recent loss of her baby, she's failed to give life in the past. Now this four-year-old boy is alive and healthy because of her: it's a heady realisation. Anna is desperate to get to know Max, yet terrified at how responsible she feels for him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling

    • By Caroline Mitchell on 02-12-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Gospel According to Drew Barrymore

    • By: Pippa Wright
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Esther and Laura have been best friends since they were seven, when Esther was chubby and Laura was already perfect. So much has changed since then, but they are still inextricably linked to one another. So when Esther is told that Laura has gone missing, she leaves everything behind to trace her friend's last movements. All she has is an email from Laura: 'I'm channelling Drew Barrymore, as ever. The Gospel, right?'

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Kitchens of the Great Midwest

    • By: J. Ryan Stradal
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Who is Eva Thorvald? To her single father, a chef, she's a pint-sized recipe tester and the love of his life. To the chili chowdown contestants of Cook County, Illinois, she's a fire-eating demon. To the fashionable foodie goddess of supper clubs, she's a wanton threat. She's an enigma, a secret ingredient that no one can put their finger on. Eva will surprise everyone. On the day before her 11th birthday, she's cultivating chili peppers in her wardrobe like a pro.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • bizarre story

    • By sarah on 28-01-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Madwoman Upstairs

    • By: Catherine Lowell
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Samantha Whipple - a young American woman - is the last remaining descendent of the famous Brontë family of Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre fame. After losing her father, a brilliant author in his own right, Samantha travels to Oxford in search of a mysterious family inheritance, described to her in her father's will only as 'the warnings of experience'.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Safe Place for Joey

    • By: Mary MacCracken
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    From best-selling author and teacher Mary Maccracken comes the engaging and inspiring story of five troubled children she fought to bring back from the brink. Joey is the class clown but alone proves to be an intensely dark seven-year old who still can't read. Eric is a kindergartener left withdrawn and speechless by the horrors he's witnessed at home. Alice appears to be the model fifth-year child but secretly scores zero on every maths test.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent again

    • By DF on 02-03-15

    Regular price: £11.99

    • City Kid

    • By: Mary MacCracken
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Thorburn
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    From the author of international bestsellers A Circle of Children and Lovey comes an inspiring true story of a gifted teacher's determination to understand the ‘rotten' city kid everyone has given up on. Sitting quiet and withdrawn at a battered school desk, Luke had the looks of a shy angel - and a past that special needs teacher Mary MacCracken could barely believe. Already Luke had been picked up 24 times by the police. He'd set over a dozen major fires, and had a staggering record of thefts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant in so many ways!<br />

    • By Jackie on 03-03-19

    Regular price: £11.99

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