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    • The Bone Clocks

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball, Leon Williams, Colin Mace, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,901
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,754
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,746

    One summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands what sort of asylum the woman was seeking.… The Bone Clocks follows Holly's life: not so far out of the ordinary, yet punctuated by flashes of precognition, visits from people who emerge from thin air, and brief lapses in the laws of reality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sodding marvellous

    • By Andy Parsons on 24-09-14

    Regular price: £31.29

    • Good Friday

    • Jane Tennison, Book 3
    • By: Lynda La Plante
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341

    Every legend has a beginning.... During 1974 and 1975, the IRA subjected London to a terrifying bombing campaign. In one day alone, they planted seven bombs at locations across central London. Some were defused - some were not. Jane Tennison is now a fully fledged detective. On the way to court one morning, Jane passes through Covent Garden Underground station and is caught up in a bomb blast that leaves several people dead and many horribly injured.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Oh No!

    • By Kerrie on 14-12-17

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Everything You Told Me

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 709
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 652

    You went to bed at home, just like every other night. You woke up in the back of a taxi, over 250 miles away. You have no idea how you got there and no memory of the last 10 hours. You have no phone, no money, just a suicide note in your coat pocket, in your own writing. You know you weren't planning to kill yourself. Your family and friends think you are lying. Someone knows exactly what happened to you. But they're not telling....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting plot but ...

    • By Lulu M on 17-01-17

    Regular price: £27.99

    • The Lost Sister

    • By: Tracy Buchanan
    • Narrated by: Josie Dunn, Jessica Ball
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Then: A trip to the beach tore Becky’s world apart. It was the day her mother, Selma, met the mysterious man she went on to fall in love with and leave her husband and child for. Now: It’s been a decade since they last spoke, but Selma has just weeks to live. And she has something important to tell Becky - a secret she been hiding for many years. She had another daughter. With the loss of her mother, Becky aches to find her sister. She knows she cannot move forward in her life without answers, but whom can she really trust?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Joanna Pycock on 19-10-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Did Autism Help Drive Human Evolution?

    • By: Penny Spikins
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • 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

    Penny Sipkins from the University of York believes humans may not be where they are today if it wasn't for our autistic traits.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Between You and Me

    • A psychological thriller with a twist you won't see coming
    • By: Lisa Hall
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 333
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 303

    They say every marriage has its secrets. But no one sees what happens behind closed doors. And sometimes those doors should never be opened.... Sal and Charlie are married. They love each other. But they aren't happy. Sal cannot leave, no matter what Charlie does - no matter how much it hurts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great twist

    • By Emma on 28-06-17
    • A psychological thriller with a twist you won't see coming
    • By: Lisa Hall
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 08-06-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 333 ratings

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Honeymoon Hotel

    • By: Hester Browne
    • Narrated by: Jessica Anne Ball
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 93

    The Bonneville Hotel is the best-kept secret in Mayfair: its art deco suites and glittering ballrooms a former home-away-from-home for royalty and movie stars alike. Recent years haven’t been kind, but thanks to events manager Rosie, the Bonneville is reclaiming some of its old cachet as a chic retro-glam wedding venue. While Rosie’s weddings are the ultimate in romance, Rosie herself isn’t; she’s focused on the details, not the dramas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Romantic escapism and a fun read

    • By Alexandra on 04-02-15

    Regular price: £16.99

    • MIT's Nightmare Machine Shows How Terrifying AI Can Be

    • By: Amelia Heathman
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • 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

    Welcome to the Nightmare Machine: an algorithm that has been trained to generate horrifying images. It is attempting to find the scariest faces and locations possible, and gets humans to tell it which are the worst.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Kindness - The Little Thing That Matters Most

    • By: Jaime Thurston, 52 Lives
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Kindness - The Little Thing That Matters Most aims to motivate and inspire by showing listeners what a difference even a small act of kindness can make. It uses the voices of those who have been helped by the author's charity - 52 Lives - to ground the ideas in real-life action. The audiobook is themed around 52 simple actions you can do to spread kindness. Interspersed throughout are nuggets of science explaining the positive effect kindness has on the brain and on the heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very nice

    • By Adriano Correia de Farias on 27-12-17

    Regular price: £1.99

    • Swallow This: Serving Up the Food Industry's Darkest Secrets

    • By: Joanna Blythman
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    From the author of What to Eat and Shopped, a revelatory investigation into what really goes into the food we eat. Even with 25 years' experience as a journalist and investigator of the food chain, Joanna Blythman still felt she had unanswered questions about the food we consume every day. How natural is the process for making a "natural" flavouring? What exactly is modified starch, and why is it an ingredient in so many foods? What is done to pitta bread to make it stay fresh for six months?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative

    • By Ania on 16-09-15

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Vita Nostra

    • By: Sergey Dyachenko, Marina Dyachenko, Julia Meitov Hersey - translator
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 18 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    While on holiday at the beach with her mother, Sasha Samokhina meets the mysterious Farit Kozhennikov under the most peculiar circumstances. The teenage girl is powerless to refuse when this strange and unusual man with a sinister air directs her to perform strange and uncomfortable tasks. He rewards her efforts with a strange golden coin. As the days progress, Sasha carries out other acts for which she receives more coins from Kozhennikov. As summer ends, her new domineering mentor directs her to move to a remote village and use her gold to enter the Institute of Special Technologies. 

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The One That Got Away

    • By: Annabel Kantaria
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd, Jessica Ball
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Everyone has one. An ex you still think about. The one who makes you ask, 'What if?' Fifteen years have passed since Stella and George last saw each other. But something makes Stella click 'yes' to the invite to her school reunion. There's still a spark between them, and although their relationship ended badly, they begin an affair. But once someone gets you back, sometimes they're never going to let you go again....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Dreadful

    • By san2har on 18-02-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • I Know What You Are

    • The true story of a lonely little girl abused by those she trusted most
    • By: Taylor Edison, Jane Smith
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The moving true story of a little girl with Asperger syndrome, controlled and abused by the one person she called her friend. Taylor had always struggled to make friends - she felt 'different'. Taylor never knew her father, and her mother wasn't around much. She just didn't understand people and was alone and scared most of the time. That was until, aged just 11, an older married man called Tom befriended her. She loved having someone who would talk to her, listen to her - a protector. But when he moved away a few months later, she was easy prey.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • found this book boring with no real story

    • By George on 23-03-17

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Canal Boat Café

    • By: Cressida McLaughlin
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    The perfect summer romance from the author of A Christmas Tail. Perfect for fans of Sarah Morgan and Holly Martin. Summer Freeman returns to the waterside village of Willowbeck to rescue the Canal Boat Café, her late mother's picturesque narrowboat, which has run into choppy waters. A family friend, Valerie, has been trying to keep things afloat, but the coffee machine is jammed, the cake offerings are paltry, and not all of the locals want to see the café succeed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Long, easy listening

    • By Eva on 09-02-17

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Forward Slash

    • By: Mark Edwards, Louise Voss
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball, Ben Elliot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    He's posted on your wall. He's following you on Twitter. He knows where you are right now.... When Amy receives an email from her older sister, Becky, announcing that she's off travelling and 'don't try to find me', she is worried. Becky would never do such a thing on a whim. Amy - who is recovering from an abusive relationship that has left her terrified of love - soon finds that Becky had started using online dating sites. Aided by Becky's neighbour, Gary, Amy sets about tracking down the men her sister had dated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • slow starter.with tension building to the end.

    • By Timofross on 20-03-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Would You Take LSD to Give You a Boost at Work?

    • By: Olivia Solon
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • 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

    Under pressure to perform, Silicon Valley champions are taking tiny hits of LSD before heading to work. Are they risking their health or optimising it?

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Kathleen Kennedy Made Your Favourite Childhood Films. Now She's Reinventing Star Wars

    • By: Oliver Franklin-Wallis
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • 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

    From E.T. to Jurassic Park, Kathleen Kennedy produced a generation of blockbusters. Now as president of Lucasfilm, she's planning an endless Star Wars universe - and reshaping how movies are made.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Stephen Hawking Believes We Have 100 Years Left on Earth

    • By: Bonnie Christian
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Professor Stephen Hawking says he's not the only one who believes humans have to find a new planet to populate within 100 years.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Victoria and Albert - A Royal Love Affair

    • Official companion to the ITV series
    • By: Daisy Goodwin, Sara Sheridan
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball, Dugald Bruce Lockhart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    What happened after the Queen married her handsome prince? Did they live happily ever after, or did their marriage, like so many royal marriages past and present, fizzle into a loveless bond of duty? Victoria and Albert were the royal couple that broke the mould - it may have been an arranged match, yet their union was a passionate, tempestuous relationship between two extremely strong-willed individuals.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The King's Sister

    • By: Anne O'Brien
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    One betrayal is all it takes to change history. It's 1382. Daughter of John of Gaunt, sister to the future King Henry IV, Elizabeth of Lancaster has learned the shrewd tricks of the court from England's most powerful men. In a time of political turmoil, allegiance to family is everything. A Plantagenet princess should never defy her father's wishes. Yet headstrong Elizabeth refuses to bow to the fate of a strategic marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I would recommend this book

    • By Amazon Customer on 14-03-18

    Regular price: £14.49

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