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    • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

    • By: Gail Honeyman
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,430
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,965
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,949

    Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live. Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Viva Eleanor!

    • By Kaggy on 30-06-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Bring Me Back

    • By: B A Paris
    • Narrated by: Kevin Hely, Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 244
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 227

    The million-copy best-selling author returns with a breathtaking thriller. The disappearance. The suspicion. The fear....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Love Paris in the Springtime!

    • By Simon on 08-03-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Out Of Bounds

    • By: Val McDermid
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 975
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 973

    When a teenage joyrider crashes a stolen car and ends up in a coma, a routine DNA test reveals a connection to a twisted unsolved murder from 22 years before. Meanwhile, Karen Pirie finds herself irresistibly drawn into another mystery that she has no business investigating; a mystery that has its roots in a terrorist bombing two decades ago. And again, she finds that nothing is as it seems....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book - brought to life by the narrator

    • By Sam Jones on 31-08-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Skeleton Road

    • By: Val McDermid
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 451
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 421

    When a skeleton is discovered hidden at the top of a gothic Victorian building in Edinburgh, which is scheduled for renovation, Cold Case Squad detective Karen Pirie is given the task of identifying the decades-old bones. Her investigation leads her back to past conflicts, false identities and buried secrets...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • disappointed

    • By pam on 11-12-14

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Curious Heart of Ailsa Rae

    • By: Stephanie Butland
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Ailsa Rae is learning how to live. She's only a few months past the heart transplant that - just in time - saved her life. Life should be a joyful adventure. But.... Her relationship with her mother is at breaking point, and she wants to find her father. Have her friends left her behind? She's felt so helpless for so long that she's let polls on her blog make her decisions for her. She barely knows where to start on her own. Then there's Lennox. Her best friend and onetime lover. He was sick too. He didn't make it. And now she's supposed to face all of this without him. But her new heart is a bold heart. She just needs to learn to listen to it....

    Regular price: £20.99

    • The Night Hunter

    • Anderson and Costello, Book 5
    • By: Caro Ramsay
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Elvie McCulloch's sister, Sophie, has been missing for 57 days. She went out for a run - and never came home. Several young women in the area have disappeared in similar circumstances, and Elvie's family fears the worst. Teaming up with retired detective Billy Hopkirk, Elvie determines to find out the truth. But as the pair alternately collaborate with and infuriate investigating police detectives Anderson and Costello, they find themselves up against a terrifying enemy. Someone they call The Night Hunter.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Gillian on 04-12-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Rat Run

    • Anderson and Costello, Book 7
    • By: Caro Ramsay
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In August 1992 a young mother and her two small sons were brutally murdered in the woods behind their home. Her neighbour, Andrew Gyle, was convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment. Now, 23 years later, a macabre discovery throws new light on the case. Could there have been a shocking miscarriage of justice?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Returning this book!

    • By Sally on 08-03-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Standing Still

    • Anderson and Costello, Book 8
    • By: Caro Ramsay
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Glasgow's citizens are in a celebratory mood for the annual West End Festival parade. But beneath the jovial surface lurks something darker. A confused young woman is found wandering among the stilt walkers and jostling crowds, claiming to have been abducted by aliens. Before DCI Anderson and DI Costello can investigate further, a body is discovered, and it becomes horrifyingly clear that a depraved killer has taken advantage of the busiest day of the year to carry out a gruesomely macabre plan.

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Secrets of the Sea House

    • By: Elisabeth Gifford
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron, Douglas Russell, Sarah Barron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 143

    Scotland, 1860. Reverend Alexander Ferguson takes up his new parish, an isolated patch on the Hebridean island of Harris. His time there will change his life, but the Sea House, on the edge of the dunes keeps its silence long after Alexander departs. More than a century later, Ruth and Michael buy the grand but dilapidated building for the family they hope to have. But their dreams are marred by a shocking discovery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Slow start but really enjoyable in the end.

    • By Lucy on 13-05-14

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Wish I Was Here

    • By: Jackie Kay
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Forbes Masson, Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Wish I was Here features tales of passion and jealousy, lust and romance from the award-winning author of Red Dust Road. This fierce, funny, and compassionate collection explores every facet of that most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions: love. With winning directness, Jackie Kay captures her characters' greatest joys and greatest vulnerabilities, exposing the moments of tenderness, of shock, of bravery, and of stupidity that accompany the search for love, the discovery of love and, most of all, love's loss.

    Regular price: £8.69

    • Trade Winds

    • By: Christina Courtenay
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Sweden, 1732. Strong-willed Jess van Sandt knows only too well that it's a man's world. She believes she's being swindled out of her inheritance by her stepfather and she's determined to stop it. When help appears in the unlikely form of handsome Scotsman Killian Kinross, Jess finds herself both intrigued and infuriated by him. In an attempt to recover her fortune, she proposes a marriage of convenience.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Trade Winds

    • By Wendy on 11-04-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Under a Pole Star

    • By: Stef Penney
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 20 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    Follow the path to the freezing north. Follow your ambition. Follow your heart. Flora Mackie first crossed the Arctic Circle at the age of 12. Years later, in 1892, determination and chance lead her back to northern Greenland as a scientist at the head of a British expedition, defying the expectations of those who believe a woman has no place in that harsh world. Geologist Jakob de Beyn was raised in Manhattan. Yearning for wider horizons, he joins a rival expedition.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too long winded

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Gods and Beasts

    • By: Denise Mina
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    A Glasgow post office. Martin Pavel cowers on the floor, his eyes locked on those of a terrified child. Above them a masked gunman wields an AK-47 while the boy’s grandfather calmly volunteers to help gather the money. Then the old man stands passively, hands by his sides, while the gunman raises the barrel and shoots him to shreds. Recently returned to work after the birth of her twins, DS Alex Morrow is called in to head the investigation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A bit predictable

    • By Mrs. D. E. Broadbent on 29-08-15

    Regular price: £15.09

    • The Vintage Girl

    • By: Hester Browne
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 165

    When Evie Nicholson is asked to visit Kettlesheer Castle in Scotland to archive the family heirlooms, she jumps at the chance. Evie's passion for antiques means that, for her, the castle is a treasure trove of mysteries just waiting to be uncovered. But in each heirloom lies a story, and in the course of her investigations Evie stumbles upon some long-buried family secrets. Add handsome, gloomy heir Robert McAndrew and a traditional candlelit gala to the mix, and Evie's heart is sent reeling with an enthusiasm that may just extend beyond the Kettlesheer silver....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A little ray of sunshine

    • By Kaggy on 26-01-15

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Trumpet

    • By: Jackie Kay
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    The death of legendary jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret. Unbeknown to all but his wife Millie, Joss was a woman living as a man. The discovery is most devastating for their adopted son, Colman, whose bewildered fury brings the press to the doorstep and sends his grieving mother to the sanctuary of a remote Scottish village.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Touching, Cathartic, Thought-Provoking

    • By Ian C. on 20-11-16

    Regular price: £15.69

    • Hame

    • By: Annalena McAfee
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron, David Rintoul
    • Length: 18 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Hame, n. Scottish form of 'home': a valued place regarded as a refuge or place of origin. In the wake of the breakdown of her relationship, Mhairi McPhail dismantles her life in New York and moves with her nine-year-old daughter, Agnes, to the remote Scottish island of Fascaray. Mhairi has been commissioned to write a biography of the late Bard of Fascaray, Grigor McWatt, a cantankerous poet with an international reputation. But who was Grigor McWatt?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • really difficult to listen to

    • By Janejeanie on 31-01-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Perception of Death

    • By: Louise Anderson
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Erin Paterson runs her grandfather's law firm in Glasgow, and is an uncompromisingly aggressive negotiator. But the success of her practice is not echoed in her personal life. Erin's father has had a stroke. She can't stand her mother. Her sister's a flake and their brother, Leland, committed suicide. She's not doing too well with her boyfriend either, whom she discovers in flagrante the day that an old school friend, Lucy Grant, is murdered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely brilliant

    • By Steve on 14-03-06

    Regular price: £27.39

    • Husbands

    • By: Adele Parks
    • Narrated by: Roger May, Cathleen McCarron, Federay Holmes, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Bella secretly married her childhood sweetheart, Stevie, over a decade ago. They were at university, two big kids playing at being grown-ups. Then it all went wrong and Bella simply got up and left. And the secret remained a secret. Years later, Bella meets Philip and she can't resist him. Only hitch is, she's still (technically, anyway) married to Stevie.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Husbands

    • By Susan Random on 20-02-16

    Regular price: £17.38

    • A Passionate Love Affair with a Total Stranger

    • By: Lucy Robinson
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Charley Lambert has a perfect life. She has The Job. The Wardrobe. And The Flat. Then she breaks her leg in three places and is forced to hand over her job to her nasty deputy while she recovers. Desperate for something to do, she discovers a talent for helping the lovelorn online. Then along comes William.…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the most original but a great listen

    • By Elaine on 13-12-13

    Regular price: £17.39

    • Reality, Reality

    • By: Jackie Kay
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Anna Bentinck, Rachael Loiuse Miller, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This is a book about memories, love, sex and the power of the imagination to see us through the most difficult times. The women of Reality, Reality are mesmerising, whether in love or in solitude. Jackie Kay’s newest and most luminous of collections is full of compassion, generosity, sorrow, and joy. In 15 extraordinary stories, she celebrates the richness and power of dream-life to inspire, to repair, and to make real.

    Regular price: £13.09

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