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    • The Rumour

    • By: Lesley Kara
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Sian Thomas, Roy McMillan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Rumour by Lesley Kara. A casual comment. There's a killer among us. That's all it takes. She stabbed little Robbie Harris. To change a life - She's living under a new name. For ever. She's reformed. So they say... Joanna is going to regret the day she ever said a word.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • kept me listening

    • By jessica on 14-12-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Everything Is Lies

    • By: Helen Callaghan
    • Narrated by: Anna Popplewell, Sian Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 802
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 747
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 744

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Everything Is Lies by Helen Callaghan. Sophia's parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least that is what she's always believed. Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find a house ringing with silence. Her mother is hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool of his own blood, near to death. The police are convinced it is an attempted murder-suicide. But Sophia is sure that the woman who brought her up isn't a killer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely mesmerizing

    • By W. M. Koolstra-dekker on 06-03-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • I Let Him Go

    • By: Denise Fergus
    • Narrated by: Siân Polhill-Thomas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 326

    A truly inspiring and heartbreaking book from the mother of little James Bulger - whose murder by two young boys shocked the world. On 12th February 1993, Denise's life changed forever. As she was running errands at New Strand Shopping Centre, she let go of her two-year-old son's hand to take out her purse. Denise never saw her son again. In this extraordinary and heart-wrenching audiobook comes the unflinching account of that terrible day from James Bulger's mother, Denise.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • extremely well told.

    • By floatyman2 on 07-02-18

    Regular price: £27.99

    • Mount!

    • By: Jilly Cooper
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 19 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400

    In Jilly Cooper's latest, raciest novel, Rupert Campbell-Black takes centre stage in the cutthroat world of flat racing. Rupert is consumed by one obsession: that Love Rat, his adored grey horse, be proclaimed champion stallion. He longs to trounce Roberto's Revenge, the stallion owned by his detested rival, Cosmo Rannaldini, which means abandoning his racing empire at Penscombe and his darling wife, Taggie, and chasing winners in the richest races worldwide, from Dubai to Los Angeles to Melbourne.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hysterical yarn

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-09-16

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Cry of the Icemark

    • By: Stuart Hill
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    When her father dies in battle, 14-year-old Thirrin becomes Queen of the Icemark. Not only must she win the respect of her people, but she has to raise an army to protect them from the most formidable threat of invasion her nation has ever known.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A book that lasts through the years!

    • By Stephanie on 08-02-14

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Redeemed

    • Coroner Jenny Cooper, Book 3
    • By: Matthew Hall
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    The body of a dead man is discovered in an overgrown cemetery in Bristol, the sign of the cross gouged into his flesh. At first it seems to coroner Jenny Cooper that all the evidence points to a horrific, if routine, suicide. Then an enigmatic young priest, Father Lucas Starr, arrives on Jenny’s doorstep, entreating her to hold an inquest into the death of Eva Donaldson, a high profile political campaigner whose past life continued to haunt her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good read!

    • By Trixie on 02-05-15

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Coroner

    • Coroner Jenny Cooper, Book 1
    • By: Matthew Hall
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    When lawyer Jenny Cooper is appointed Severn Vale District Coroner, she’s hoping for a quiet life and space to recover from a traumatic divorce. But the office she inherits from the recently deceased Harry Marshall contains neglected files hiding dark secrets and a trail of buried evidence. Could the tragic death in custody of a young boy be linked to the apparent suicide of a teenage prostitute and the fate of Marshall himself? Jenny’s curiosity is aroused. Why was Marshall behaving so strangely before he died?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Justice

    • By Rogayah on 03-08-10

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Burning

    • Coroner Jenny Cooper, Book 6
    • By: Matthew Hall
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A dense, bitterly cold fog has settled over the Wye Valley when Bristol coroner Jenny Cooper is called to the scene of a dreadful tragedy: in the village of Blackstone Ley, a house has burned to the ground, with three members of a family inside. Though evidence of foul play is quickly uncovered, it isn't long before the police investigation is drawn to a close. It seems certain that the fire was started by one of the victims, Ed Morgan, in a fit of jealous rage. But their infant son is still missing, and Ed had left a message for his surviving wife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another brilliant Jenny Cooper tale

    • By Anonymous User on 07-08-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Chosen Dead

    • Coroner Jenny Cooper, Book 5
    • By: Matthew Hall
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates…. An unlikely suicide or a deadly conspiracy? When Bristol Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates the fatal plunge of a man from a motorway bridge, she little suspects that it has any connection with the sudden death of a friend’s thirteen year old daughter from a deadly strain of meningitis. But as Jenny pieces together the dead man’s last days, she’s drawn into a mystery whose dark ripples stretch across continents and back through decades.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series

    • By Ellie on 26-07-18

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Maggie Smith

    • By: Michael Coveney
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51

    No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith, one of Britain's best-loved actors. This new biography shines the stage lights on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. From her days as a West End star of comedy and revue, Dame Maggie's path would cross with those of the greatest actors, playwrights and directors of the era.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dull

    • By Elinor Dashwood on 14-09-15

    Regular price: £24.99

    • We Are All Made of Glue

    • By: Marina Lewycka
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Georgie Sinclair’s husband has walked out and work is getting her down. So when she spots Mrs Shapiro, an eccentric old neighbour, rummaging through her skip in the middle of the night, it’s just the distraction she needs. And although they mistrust each other at first a firm friendship is formed. Then Mrs Shapiro is admitted to hospital and, to Georgie’s surprise, she is named as her next of kin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best in a long time

    • By Lauren on 14-04-11

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Flight

    • Coroner Jenny Cooper, Book 4
    • By: Matthew Hall
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates… A tragic accident or a terrible crime? When Flight 189 plunges into the Severn Estuary, Coroner Jenny Cooper finds herself handling the case of a lone sailor whose boat appears to have been sunk by the stricken plane, and drawn into the mysterious fate of a ten year-old girl, Amy Patterson, a passenger on 189, whose largely unmarked body is washed up alongside his.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Imaginative and innovative

    • By Learning is fun! on 14-12-13

    Regular price: £21.99

    • A Possible Life

    • By: Sebastian Faulks
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Samuel West, Christian Rodska, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Terrified, a young prisoner in the Second World War closes his eyes and pictures himself going out to bat on a sunlit cricket ground in Hampshire. Across the courtyard in a Victorian workhouse, a father too ashamed to acknowledge his son. A skinny girl steps out of a Chevy with a guitar; her voice sends shivers through the skull. Soldiers and lovers, parents and children, scientists and musicians risk their bodies and hearts in search of connection.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Little Depressing

    • By Pauline on 18-09-12

    Regular price: £22.00

    • The Disappeared

    • Coroner Jenny Cooper, Book 2
    • By: Matthew Hall
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Two young British students, Nazim Jamal and Rafi Hassan vanish without a trace. The police tell their parents that the boys had been under surveillance, that it was likely they left the country to pursue their dangerous new ideals. Seven years later, Nazim’s grief-stricken mother is still unconvinced. Jenny Cooper is her last hope. Jenny is finally beginning to settle into her role as coroner for the Severn Valley; the ghosts of her past that threatened to topple her, banished to the sidelines once more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nearly four stars

    • By Mrs V on 24-09-11

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Scandalous Risks

    • By: Susan Howatch
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In 1963, when traditional values are under attack, Venetia, a young woman, becomes involved with the Dean of Starbridge Cathedral. But as a married man, he has nothing to offer her, and Venetia finds herself trapped in a web of love and lies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Starbridge sensation

    • By Kate on 09-07-13

    Regular price: £20.99

    • A Life to Kill

    • Coroner Jenny Cooper, Book 7
    • By: Matthew Hall
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The day they've all been waiting for is at hand. The last British combat soldiers in Helmand are counting the minutes until their departure for home. For their excited families in Highcliffe, it spells the end of an agonizing six-month wait. But in the final hours, disaster strikes. Nineteen-year-old private Pete 'Skippy' Lyons is abducted, and the patrol sent out to locate him is ambushed. One killed, two injured. One still missing in action... Their loved ones are left desperate for answers the army won't provide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good

    • By san2har on 09-07-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales

    • By: Kate Mosse
    • Narrated by: Kate Mosse, Simon Russell Beale, Sian Thomas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    A wonderfully atmospheric collection of stories from one of our most captivating writers, inspired by ghost stories, traditional folk tales and country legends from England and France. These tales are richly populated by spirits and ghosts seeking revenge; by grief-stricken women and haunted men coming to terms with their destiny - all rooted deep in the elemental landscapes of Sussex, Brittany and the Languedoc.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Atmospheric

    • By Mrs on 05-12-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Water's Lovely

    • By: Ruth Rendell
    • Narrated by: Siân Thomas
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    The man who had died was Ismay's stepfather, Guy. Nine years on, she and her sister, Heather, still live in the same house in Clapham. But it has been divided into two self-contained flats. Their mother lives upstairs with her sister, Pamela. And the bathroom, where Guy drowned, has disappeared. Ismay works in public relations, and Heather in catering. They get on well. They always have. They never discuss the changes to the house, still less what happened that August day.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Unsatisfactory

    • By Amazon Customer on 18-07-18

    Regular price: £9.19

    • A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

    • By: Marina Lewycka
    • Narrated by: Siân Thomas
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

     

    Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamorous blonde Ukrainian divorcee. He was 84 and she was 36. She exploded into our lives like a fluffy pink grenade, churning up the murky water, bringing to the surface sludge of sloughed-off memories, giving the family ghosts a kick up the backside. Sisters Vera and Nadezhda must put aside a lifetime of feuding to save their émigré engineer father from voluptuous gold-digger Valentina. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, charming and very engaging throughout

    • By Neil Bottle on 20-06-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • A Partisan's Daughter

    • By: Louis de Bernières
    • Narrated by: Sian Thomas, Jeff Rawle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    A beautifully wrought and unlikely love story, exploring the power of storytelling. The new audiobook from the acclaimed author of Birds Without Wings and Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a love story at once raw and sweetly funny, wry and heartbreakingly sad. Chris is bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. In his forties, he's a stranger to the 1970s youth culture of London, a stranger to himself on the night he invites a hooker into his car.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The Partisan's Daughter

    • By Ian on 07-04-08

    Regular price: £18.00

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