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    • Alien: Sea of Sorrows

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: James A. Moore, Dirk Maggs
    • Narrated by: John Chancer, Stockard Channing, Walles Hamonde, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 725
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 678

    Set 300 years after the events of Alien: Out of the Shadows and Alien: River of Pain, Alien: Sea of Sorrows deals with the rediscovery of dormant Xenomorphs (Aliens) in the abandoned mines of LV-178, the planetoid from Alien: Out of the Shadows, which has now been terraformed and renamed New Galveston. The Weyland-Yutani Corporation, reformed after the collapse of the United Systems Military, continue their unceasing efforts to weaponise the creatures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Drowning in Aliens!

    • By Simon on 26-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Alien: Out of the Shadows

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
    • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,094
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,073

    As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!!!

    • By Chris on 27-04-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Sleeping Giants

    • Themis Files, Book 1
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Andy Secombe, Christopher Ragland, Charlie Anson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,997
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,865
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,865

    Deadwood, USA. A girl sneaks out just before dark to ride her new bike. Suddenly, the ground disappears beneath her. Waking up at the bottom of a deep pit, she sees an emergency rescue team above her. The people looking down see something far stranger.... That girl grows up to be Dr. Rose Franklin, a brilliant scientist and the leading world expert on what she discovered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best audio books I've ever listened to

    • By JBL on 13-05-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Waking Gods

    • Themis Files, Book 2
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Andy Secombe, Adna Sablyich, Laurel Lefkow, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,000
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 948
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 945

    An unknown vessel, not of this world, materialises in London. A colossal figure towering over the city, it makes no move. Is this a peaceful first contact or the prelude to an invasion? Every child has nightmares. But the only thing scarier than little Eva Reyes' dreams - apocalyptic visions of death and destruction - is the habit they have of coming true. Scientist Dr Rose Franklin has no memory of the last few years. The strangers she works with say she died, and was brought back to life. The question is not just how...but why?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read/listen!

    • By Misspelt on 08-04-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Wild

    • By: Cheryl Strayed
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,607
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,448
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,447

    A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an 1100-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. At 22, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. After her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State - alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than an idea: vague, outlandish, and full of promise.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Exceptional Story

    • By Colin on 30-01-15

    Regular price: £19.69

    • 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 1,758
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,618
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,610

    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

    • How to Keep a Secret

    • By: Sarah Morgan
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 11 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

    Matriarch Nancy knows she hasn't been the best mother, but how can she ever tell her daughters the reason why? Lauren and Jenna are as close as two sisters can be, and they made a pact years ago to keep a devastating secret from their mother - but is it time to come clean? Lauren's teenage daughter, Mackenzie, masks her own pain by keeping her mother at a distance. Her mother, aunt and grandmother keep trying to reach her, but will it take a stranger to show her the true meaning of family?

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Little Friend

    • By: Donna Tartt
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 24 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 490
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 452

    The second novel by Donna Tartt, best-selling author of The Goldfinch (winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize), The Little Friend is a grandly ambitious and utterly riveting novel of childhood, innocence and evil. The setting is Alexandria, Mississippi, where one Mother’s Day a little boy named Robin Cleve Dufresnes was found hanging from a tree in his parents’ yard. Twelve years later Robin’s murder is still unsolved and his family remains devastated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Her third best book but still a wonderful story

    • By David on 19-07-15

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Bad Feminist

    • By: Roxane Gay
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

    Pink is my favourite colour. I used to say my favourite colour was black to be cool, but it is pink - all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I'm not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I once live-tweeted the September issue.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed bag of essays

    • By Suswati on 23-11-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Cat's Eye

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    Elaine Risley, a painter, returns to Toronto to find herself overwhelmed by her past. Memories of childhood - unbearable betrayals and cruelties - surface relentlessly, forcing her to confront the spectre of Cordelia, once her best friend and tormentor, who has haunted her for 40 years. An exceptional novel from the winner of the 2000 Booker Prize.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Careless editing.

    • By Eva O'Donnell on 16-02-14

    Regular price: £31.49

    • Tangerine

    • By: Christine Mangan
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow, Lucy Scott
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the horrific accident at Bennington, the two friends - once inseparable roommates - haven't spoken in over a year. But Lucy is standing there, trying to make things right. Perhaps Alice should be happy. She has not adjusted to life in Morocco, too afraid to venture out into the bustling medinas and oppressive heat. Lucy, always fearless and independent, helps Alice emerge from her flat and explore the country.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Plain cruel

    • By Suswati on 01-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Devil Wears Prada

    • By: Lauren Weisberger
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Winner of the British Book Awards, TV & Film Book of the Year, 2007.
    A sharp, witty, and hugely entertaining debut novel, The Devil Wears Prada is The Nanny Diaries set in the world of high fashion. Welcome to the dollhouse, baby! When Andrea first sets foot in the plush Manhattan offices of Runway she knows nothing. She's never heard of the world's most fashionable magazine, or its feared and fawned-over editor, Miranda Priestly.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not very funny and a bit boring

    • By Joanne Kendall on 13-09-06

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Birds Art Life Death

    • A Field Guide to the Small and Significant
    • By: Kyo Maclear
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    In 2012 Kyo Maclear met a musician with a passion for birds. Curious about what had prompted a young urban artist to suddenly embrace nature, she decided to follow him for a year to find out.

    Observing two artists through seasonal shifts and migrations, Birds Art Life Death celebrates the particular madness of chasing after birds in a big city and explores what happens when the principles of birdwatching are applied to other aspects of art and life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Insubstantial but enjoyable

    • By clive on 02-05-17

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Dark Money

    • How a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US
    • By: Jane Mayer
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers? The conventional answer is that a popular uprising against "big government" led to the ascendancy of a broad-based conservative movement.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Important study of US politics

    • By Lord Peridot on 03-10-17
    • How a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US
    • By: Jane Mayer
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 08-06-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 48 ratings

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Good for Nothing

    • From Altruists to Psychopaths and Everyone in Between
    • By: Abigail Marsh
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    If humans are fundamentally good, why do we engage in acts of great cruelty? If we are evil, why do we sometimes help others at a cost to ourselves? Whether humans are good or evil is a question that has plagued philosophers and scientists for as long as there have been philosophers and scientists. Many argue that we are fundamentally selfish, and only the rules and laws of our societies and our own relentless efforts of will can save us from ourselves. But is this really true?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Sonay on 31-05-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Carol

    • By: Patricia Highsmith
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257

    Therese is just an ordinary sales assistant working in a New York department store when an alluring woman in her 30s walks up to her counter. Standing there, Therese is wholly unprepared for the first shock of love. She is an awkward 19-year-old with a job she hates and a boyfriend she doesn't love; Carol is a sophisticated, bored suburban housewife in the throes of a divorce and a custody battle for her only daughter. As Therese becomes irresistibly drawn into Carol's world, she soon realises how much they both stand to lose....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sublime!!!

    • By rouge on 04-04-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns

    • By: Lauren Weisberger
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    The hotly-anticipated sequel to The Devil Wears Prada – the million copy bestseller that took the world by storm. Everything’s in place for the season’s hottest launch: Tall latte (with two raw sugars)? Check. Gucci trench (draped over desk)? Check. Outrageous, unreasonable demands? Check. Andy has just turned thirty and is an incredibly successful magazine editor, working closely with her best friend Emily, another Runway survivor.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good sequel to the original.

    • By Alison on 19-09-13

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Contact

    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177

    The future is here...in an adventure of cosmic dimension. In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who - or what - is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe. In Contact, he predicts its future - and our own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By W on 29-05-15

    Regular price: £21.29

    • The Visitors

    • By: Sally Beauman
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 20 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    Sent abroad to Egypt in 1922, 11-year-old Lucy is caught up in the excitement that surrounds the hunt for Tutankhamun's tomb. When she meets Frances, the daughter of an American archaeologist, the two girls spy on the grown-ups and a lifelong bond is formed. Haunted by the ghosts of her past, the mistakes she made, Lucy disinters her past. And she finally comes to terms with what happened after Egypt, when Frances needed Lucy most.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A sad, sad, sad story

    • By Cornelia on 28-04-14

    Regular price: £31.29

    • The Last Runaway

    • By: Tracy Chevalier
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    Laurel Lefkow reads the stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring. When modest Quaker Honor Bright sails from Bristol with her sister, she is fleeing heartache for a new life in America, far from home. But tragedy leaves her alone and vulnerable, torn between two worlds and dependent on the kindness of strangers. Life in 1850s Ohio is precarious and unsentimental. The sun is too hot, the thunderstorms too violent, the snow too deep. The roads are spattered with mud and spit. The woods are home to skunks and porcupines and raccoons.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bad accents!

    • By Matt Watson-Power on 21-05-13

    Regular price: £17.19

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