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    • Good Friday

    • Jane Tennison, Book 3
    • By: Lynda La Plante
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
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    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing ... narrator spoiled the story

    • By Amazon Customer on 27-04-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • 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 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 250
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
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      4 out of 5 stars 231

    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 16 mins
    • Release date: 08-06-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 250 ratings

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Everything You Told Me

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 561
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    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 Bone Clocks

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball, Leon Williams, Colin Mace, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    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

    • Nodding Off

    • Understanding Sleep from Cradle to Grave
    • By: Alice Gregory
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Getting a good night’s sleep on a regular basis is essential to living a happy and healthy life, but why is it harder for some of us than others? How do our sleeping patterns change throughout our lives, and what are the long-term effects for bad sleepers? These are the types of questions that jump into every person’s head while they toss and turn, unable to ‘drop off’.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Kindness - The Little Thing That Matters Most

    • By: Jaime Thurston, 52 Lives
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    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

    • Want Utopia? Start with Universal Basic Income and a 15-Hour Work Week

    • By: Rutger Bregman
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Universal Basic Income is achievable, says Rutger Bregman, author of Dutch best-seller Utopia for Realists.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • 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 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    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

    • Inside The Weird World of Co-Living, Silicon Valley’s Attempt to Solve the Housing Crisis

    • By: Rowland Manthorpe
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Residents of co-living houses are 'curated' for their suitability and willingness to mingle. That's what makes them different to a regular flatshare - here, at least in theory, everything is taken care of. Even the people are part of the package.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Genetically-Modified Humans: What Is CRISPR and How Does It Work?

    • By: Abigail Beall
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a cheap and accurate DNA-editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9 in human embryos and adults.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Psychedelic Drugs Saved My Life. So Why Aren't They Prescribed?

    • By: Khaliya
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Mental-health advocate Khaliya points to the evidence that shows psychedelic drugs like psilocybin, better known as magic mushrooms, could transform the way we treat mental health.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Hidden Figures: The True Story Behind the Women Who Changed Nasa's Place in the Space Race

    • By: Amelia Heathman
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 9 mins
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    WIRED speaks to Nasa's chief historian Bill Barry about the role that Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson played in the agency.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • How Scientists Are Helping People With 'Locked-In Syndrome' Communicate for First Time

    • By: Liat Clark
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Neuroscientists behind the brain-computer interface say it is 'the first step towards abolition of complete locked-in states'.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • How Naked Mole Rats Evolved to Feel No Pain

    • By: Liat Clark
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
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    By the time a naked mole rat reaches adulthood, these hardy creatures lose two-thirds of their pain sensors.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Cocaine, Tug Boats and Tip Offs: The Inside Story of the Largest Drug Bust in U.K. History

    • By: Greg Williams
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 40 mins
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    It started with a vague tip-off: a tug boat approaching the UK could be transporting cocaine. What followed was a race against the clock to find £500m in narcotics.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • 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 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    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
    • Not for the faint hearted

    • By Katie on 19-11-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Deepmind Hits Back at Criticism of Its NHS Data-Sharing Deal

    • By: James Temperton
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The five-year deal will collect data on 1.6 million patients in a bid to use artificial intelligence algorithms to detect early signs of acute kidney disease.

    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
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    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

    • Addictive App Tests Your London Underground Knowledge With 120 Cryptic Puzzles

    • By: Victoria Woolaston
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 1 min
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    The puzzle app is available on iOS and Android and comes with 120 levels.

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Ageing Is a Disease. Gene Therapy Could Be the 'Cure'

    • By: João Medeiros
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 6 mins
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    After her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Elizabeth Parrish began researching gene therapy treatments. She then started testing them on herself.

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