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    • Departure

    • By: A.G. Riddle
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Scott Aiello
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 291
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 274

    En route to London from New York, Flight 305 suddenly loses power and crash-lands in the English countryside, plunging a group of strangers into a mysterious adventure that will have repercussions for all of humankind. Struggling to stay alive, the survivors soon realize that the world they've crashed in is very different from the one they left. But where are they? Why are they here? And how will they get back home?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good story!

    • By Krzysztof on 20-02-15

    Regular price: £18.79

    • No Logo

    • By: Naomi Klein
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

     No Logo employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing - and the powerful potential of a growing activist sect that will surely alter the course of the 21st century. This is an infuriating, inspiring, and altogether pioneering work of cultural criticism that investigates money, marketing and the anticorporate movement. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great, informative book!

    • By Anonymous User on 23-02-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Lock and Key: The Gadwall Incident

    • By: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In The Gadwall Incident, listeners get a glimpse into James' life a mere 24 hours before the tipping point - before life as he knows it changes irrevocably and his childhood slips into the shadows. Listeners will come to know the dangers that surround the Moriartys before James and Moria are sent off to the hallowed halls of Baskerville Academy, where they first meet the insufferable, inexhaustible Sherlock Holmes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Emily on 14-06-18

    Regular price: £0.00

    • Stalking Jack the Ripper

    • By: Kerri Maniscalco, James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. Audrey's work on a string of savagely killed corpses drags her into the investigation of a serial murderer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Maybe I'm being too harsh

    • By Kathleen-Ann on 01-11-16

    Regular price: £26.79

    • Redemption's Blade

    • After the War, Book 1
    • By: Adrian Tchaikovsky
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Ten years ago, the renegade demigod known as the Kinslayer returned. His armies of monsters issued from the pits of the earth, spearheaded by his brutal Yorughan soldiers. Thrones toppled and cities fell as he drove all before him. And then he died. A handful of lucky heroes and some traitors amongst his own, and the great Kinslayer was no more. Celestaine was one such hero and now she has tasked herself to correct the worst excesses of the Kinslayer and bring light back to her torn-up world. With two Yorughan companions she faces fanatics, war criminals, and the monsters and minions the Kinslayer left behind....

    Regular price: £25.69

    • The Evertree

    • Spirit Animals, Book 7
    • By: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    The world of Erdas will be changed forever. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan were once ordinary kids. Then they discovered that they had spirit animals - wise and powerful partners who granted them with amazing gifts...and a legendary responsibility. Together the team has journeyed across Erdas, racing to stop a merciless foe. They have laughed and fought together. They've won challenges and lost friends. Some have even lost themselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By DF on 01-04-15

    Regular price: £14.29

    • The Finisher

    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Welcome to Wormwood: A place where curiosity is discouraged and no one has ever left. Until one girl, Vega Jane, discovers a map that suggests a mysterious world beyond the walls. A world with possibilities and creatures beyond her imagining. But she will be forced to fight for her freedom. And unravelling the truth may cost Vega her life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book for ages 10+

    • By Eeyore460 on 08-07-14

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Escaping From Houdini

    • Stalking Jack the Ripper, Book 3
    • By: Kerri Maniscalco
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Audrey Rose Wadsworth and her partner-in-crime-investigation, Thomas Cresswell, are en route to New York to help solve another blood-soaked mystery. Embarking on a week-long voyage across the Atlantic on the opulent RMS Etruria, they're delighted to discover a traveling troupe of circus performers, fortune tellers, and a certain charismatic young escape artist entertaining the first-class passengers nightly. But then, privileged young women begin to go missing without explanation, and a series of brutal slayings shocks the entire ship.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My holy queen

    • By Elentiya on 26-12-18

    Regular price: £26.19

    • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: The Secret of the Realms

    • An Extended Novelization
    • By: Disney Book Group
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When Clara Stahlbaum receives a beautiful yet mysterious egg-shaped box from her late mother, she wonders what it means. Searching for answers, Clara soon finds herself in a magical world - the Four Realms - where she meets a host of colorful and curious new friends and discovers the fascinating link between the Realms and her dear mother. But when she learns that the Realms are in danger of being destroyed, Clara vows to help.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wasn’t what I was expecting

    • By Ellen on 05-12-18

    Regular price: £16.69

    • A Life in Secrets

    • Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII
    • By: Sarah Helm
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    As the head of the French Section of the British Special Operations Executive, Vera Atkins recruited, trained, and mentored special operatives whose job was to organize and arm the resistance in Nazi-occupied France. After the war, Atkins courageously committed herself to a dangerous search for 12 of her most cherished women spies who had gone missing in action. Drawing on previously unavailable sources, Sarah Helm chronicles Atkins’s extraordinary life and her singular journey through the chaos of post-war Europe.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating history of SOE operations WWII

    • By honora on 30-10-18

    Regular price: £35.29

    • Away in a Manger

    • Molly Murphy Mysteries
    • By: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. She has a family of her own now: She and Daniel have a baby son, and 12-year-old Bridie is living with them as their ward. As Molly and the children listen to carolers in the street, they hear a lovely voice, the voice of an angel, and see a beggar girl huddled in a doorway, singing "Away in a Manger". Bridie is touched by the girl's ragged clothes and wants to help her out if they can.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lovely story, set at Christmas time In a snowy New York

    • By J M WALKER on 06-12-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Black Vodka

    • And Other Stories
    • By: Deborah Levy
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin, Ralph Lister, Alex Bloch, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    "Kissing you is like new paint and old pain. It is like coffee and car alarms and a dim stairway and a stain and it's like smoke.' ('Placing a Call') How does love change us? And how do we change ourselves for love - or for lack of it? Ten stories by acclaimed author Deborah Levy explore these delicate, impossible questions. In Vienna, an icy woman seduces a broken man; in London gardens, birds sing in computer start-up sounds; in ad-land, a sleek copywriter becomes a kind of shaman.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Hunting Prince Dracula

    • By: Kerri Maniscalco
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Following the grief and horror of her discovery of Jack the Ripper's true identity, Audrey Rose Wadsworth has no choice but to flee London and its memories. Together with the arrogant yet charming Thomas Cresswell, she journeys to the dark heart of Romania, home to one of Europe's best schools of forensic medicine...and to another notorious killer, Vlad the Impaler, whose thirst for blood became legend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dark and twisty fantasy

    • By Lyndsey on 16-08-18

    Regular price: £26.79

    • The Family Way

    • By: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Molly Murphy - now Molly Sullivan - is a year into her marriage, expecting her first child, and confined to the life of a housewife. She’s restless and irritable in the enforced idleness of pregnancy and the heat of a New York summer in 1905. So when a trip to the post office brings a letter addressed to her old detective agency asking her to locate a missing Irish serving maid, Molly figures it couldn’t hurt to at least ask around, despite her promise to Daniel to give up her old career as a detective. On the same day, Molly learns that five babies have been kidnapped in the past month.

    Regular price: £16.89

    • City of Darkness and Light

    • A Molly Murphy Mystery, Book 13
    • By: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood, but their domestic bliss is shattered the night a gang retaliates against Daniel for making a big arrest. Daniel wants his family safely out of New York City as soon as possible. In shock and grieving, but knowing she needs to protect their infant son, Liam, Molly agrees to take him on the long journey to Paris to stay with her friends Sid and Gus, who are studying art in the City of Light. But upon arriving in Paris, nothing goes as planned....

    Regular price: £21.09

    • Wild Born

    • Spirit Animals, Book 1
    • By: Brandon Mull
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes of light erupt, and from them emerge the unmistakable shapes of incredible beasts - a wolf, a leopard, a panda, a falcon. Suddenly the paths of these children - and the world - have been changed forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cracks along - Clever computer game tie in

    • By EC W on 17-04-14

    Regular price: £11.29

    • The Ghost of Christmas Past

    • Molly Murphy Mysteries
    • By: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, and they gratefully accept, expecting a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. Not long after they arrive, however, they start to feel the tension in the house's atmosphere.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phew!

    • By Ali on 05-09-18

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Dark Tracks

    • By: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 11

    Dive deep into the world of medieval legends and disentangle reality from fear in this powerful series from the internationally renowned author of historical fiction Philippa Gregory. Luca Vero is a member of the secret Order of Darkness, tasked by his master to uncover the truth behind strange happenings. Together with Lady Isolde, her friend and confidant Ishraq, Luca's manservant Freize, and Brother Peter, Luca travels across medieval Europe - seeking out the signs of the end of days, judging the supernatural and testing the new science.

    Regular price: £14.39

    • Spirit Animals

    • Hunted, Book 2
    • By: Maggie Stiefvater
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Four children have discovered that they have spirit animals - a rare bond between human and animal that has launched them on a quest to save their world. The team heads to the forests of Eura, where another Great Beast is hidden. At first Conor is excited to return to his old home, but when the four young heroes are betrayed by a familiar face, the hunt for the Great Beast becomes a race for their lives. But the real danger may be lying just ahead....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Possibly 12A rated rather than PG

    • By EC W on 12-05-14

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Pathfinder

    • TodHunter Moon, Book 1
    • By: Angie Sage
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Tod has grown up a PathFinder, one of an ancient seafaring tribe. Her mother, who died when Tod was young, had a very different history. She was from a mysterious magykal desert-dwelling family. When Tod's father disappears she is not only alone but soon finds herself swept into the path of an evil sorcerer. Now Tod must choose which of her pasts will help her to survive: PathFinder or Magician.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enchanting. ..beautifully read

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-03-17

    Regular price: £18.79

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