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    • Skyward

    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 717
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 674
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 676

    Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race is trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discovers the wreckage of an ancient ship, she realizes this dream might be possible - assuming she can repair the ship, navigate flight school, and (perhaps most importantly) persuade the strange machine to help her. Because this ship, uniquely, appears to have a soul.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Slightly juvenile but entertaining

    • By Mr on 12-11-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Into the Water

    • By: Paula Hawkins
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,891
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,730
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,722

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Into the Water by Paula Hawkins, read by Imogen Church, Sophie Aldred, Daniel Weyman, Rachel Bavidge and Laura Aikman. The addictive new psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times Number One best seller and global phenomenon. In the last days before her death, Nel called her sister. Jules didn't pick up the phone, ignoring her plea for help.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Out of the Hype Comes Real Quality!

    • By Simon on 03-05-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The One

    • By: John Marrs
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Vicky Hall, Simon Bubb, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 560
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511

    How far would you go to find The One? One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner - the one you're genetically made for. A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test, desperate to find true love. Now, five more people meet their Match. But even soul mates have secrets. And some are more shocking - and deadlier - than others....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I absolutely loved this book!!

    • By Daisy on 02-06-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Doctor Who: The Alien Worlds Collection

    • By: Bill Strutton, Brian Hayles, Terrance Dicks, and others
    • Narrated by: William Russell, David Troughton, Tom Baker, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Five classic novelisations. In Doctor Who and the Zarbi, the First Doctor and his companions are trapped on the remote planet Vortis. In Doctor Who and the Curse of Peladon, the Third Doctor and Jo are mistaken for delegates of the Galactic Federation on a primitive world. In Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah find the living remains of a renegade Time Lord. In Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive, the Fourth Doctor and Romana find corruption lurking beneath the surface of the pleasure planet Argolis. In Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, the Seventh Doctor and Ace fight for their lives on Segonax.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • MESSED UP

    • By Ned on 14-07-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas

    • By: Jacqueline Rayner, Colin Brake, Richard Dungworth, and others
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Chris Addison, Rachael Stirling, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 213

    A new collection of Christmas adventures, starring 12 incarnations of the Doctor plus many of his friends and enemies. Inside this festive audiobook of Doctor Who stories, you'll find timey-wimey mysteries, travels in the TARDIS, monster-chasing excitement and plenty of Christmas magic. Find out what happens when the Third Doctor meets Jackie Tyler, the Seventh Doctor and Ace encounter an alien at Macy's department store, and the Ninth Doctor tries to get Rose a red bicycle for Christmas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great book!

    • By Heisenberg on 07-11-17

    Regular price: £15.99

    • Doctor Who: The Secret in Vault 13

    • By: David Solomons
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A sinister school where graduation means death.... A monstrous mystery lurking below a quiet London street.... A desperate plea for help delivered by...hang on. A potted plant? The Doctor has been summoned. The galaxy is in terrible danger, and only a Time Lord can save it. But to do so, she must break in to an ancient vault on a remote and frozen world - from which nobody has ever returned alive.... Can the Doctor and her friends Yaz, Ryan and Graham uncover the shocking secret in Vault 13?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really good fun

    • By The New Rashi on 13-12-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Matisse: The Life

    • By: Hilary Spurling
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Henri Matisse was one of the most important and beloved artists of the 20th century, rivalled only by his friend and competitor Pablo Picasso. Hilary Spurling's The Unknown Matisse and Matisse the Master were together heralded as the definitive biography of the artist, and Matisse the Master went on to win the Whitbread Book of the Year award in 2005. This essential abridged edition of The Life reveals the origins of Matisse's astonishing talent, provides a unique insight into his life and work and places him at the front rank of those who made art modern.

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Cosmo and the Great Witch Escape

    • By: Gwyneth Rees
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Cosmo the witch-cat is delighted that evil Sybil - the most terrible of witches - is safely in prison. In fact, she's even been fitted with a special tag, which means that if she tries to escape she will be turned into a frog. But then mysterious goings-on are reported on Witch News. Baby witches are being visited by strange midwives and having their toenails clipped and stolen. Cosmo is sure something sinister is afoot. Could a highly wily witch be brewing a spectacularly spooky spell?

    Regular price: £10.99

    • Doctor Who - UNIT Dominion

    • By: Nicholas Briggs, Jason Arnopp
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Alex Macqueen, Tracey Childs, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    The universe stands on the brink of a dimensional crisis - and the Doctor and Raine are pulled into the very epicentre of it. Meanwhile, on Earth, UNIT scientific advisor Dr Elizabeth Klein and an incarnation of the Doctor she's never encountered before are tested to the limit by a series of bizarre, alien invasions. At the heart of it all is a terrible secret, almost as old as the Time Lords themselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent but listen carefully!

    • By Geoff Fairbourn on 20-04-16

    Regular price: £39.99

    • Doctor Who - The Fearmonger

    • By: Jonathan Blum
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred, Jacqueline Pearce, Sylvester McCoy
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    One would-be assassin is in a mental ward. Another's on the run. Their intended victim is stirring up the mobs. Terrorists are planning a strike of their own. A talk-radio host is loving every minute of it. A Whitehall insider whispers about a mysterious UN operative with a hidden agenda. Everyone's got someone they want to be afraid of. It'll take only a little push for the situation to erupt - and something is doing the pushing. But you can trust the Doctor to put things right. Can't you? Written by: Jonathan Blum.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Doctor Who - The Dark Flame

    • By: Trevor Baxendale
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Lisa Bowerman, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A thousand years ago, the evil Cult of the Dark Flame infiltrated every star system in the galaxy. In the history books the Cult is legendary, its despotic leader a terrible memory. But for some the Dark Flame still burns. For some its horrifying power is the ultimate goal. All that is required is for the right people to be in the wrong place and time.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Doctor Who - The Genocide Machine

    • By: Mike Tucker
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The library on Kar-Charrat is one of the wonders of the universe. It is also hidden from all but a few select species. The Doctor and Ace discover that the librarians have found a new way of storing data - a wetworks facility - but the machine has attracted unwanted attention, and the Doctor soon finds himself pitted against his oldest and deadliest enemies - the Daleks! Written by: Mike Tucker. Directed by: Nicholas Briggs.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Caddy's World

    • By: Hilary McKay
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Best friends, boyfriends, problem parents, purple hair. Brothers, sisters, fireworks and unexpected babies. Welcome to Caddy’s World…The stunning prequel to the best-selling Saffy’s Angel, from award-winning author Hilary McKay.

    Regular price: £13.59

    • Doctor Who - Dust Breeding

    • By: Mike Tucker
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred, Geoffrey Beevers, Sylvester McCoy
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    On 19th century Earth artist Edvard Munch hears an infinite scream pass through nature. Centuries later his painting of that scream hangs in a gallery on the barren dust world Duchamp 331. Why is there a colony of artists on a planet that is little more than a glorified garage? What is the event that the passengers of the huge, opulent pleasure cruiser 'Gallery' are hoping to see? And what is hidden in the crates that litter the cargo hold?

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The King's Concubine

    • By: Anne O'Brien
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 17 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    One marriage. Three people. Proud king. Loving wife. Infamous mistress. 1362. Philippa of Hainault selects a young orphan from a convent. Alice Perrers, a girl born with nothing but ambition. The Queen has a role waiting for her at court. ‘I have lifted you from nothing Alice. Now you repay me.' Led down the corridors of the royal palace, the young virgin is secretly delivered to King Edward III - to perform the wifely duties of which ailing Philippa is no longer capable. Power has a price, and Alice Perrers will pay it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic read

    • By jules on 13-04-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Doctor Who: Tales of Terror

    • By: Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, and others
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred, Rachael Stirling, Adjoa Andoh, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    A new spine-chilling collection of 12 adventures packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween. Written by Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, Richard Dungworth, Scott Handcock and Craig Donaghy, each story stars an incarnation of the Doctor on a brand-new adventure in time and space. Each also features a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to face, plus appearances from favourite friends and companions such as Sarah Jane, Jo, Ace and Donna.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Average dr who audio book some bad narration

    • By S. Donohue on 10-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Daughter

    • By: Jane Shemilt
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 228

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Daughter by Jane Shemilt, read by Sophie Aldred. I still don't know why we had to check. Did we really think you would be there, curled up and sleeping on the stage? That we would put our arms round you, and take you home? Naomi has vanished, leaving her family broken and her mother Jenny desperately searching for answers. But the traces fifteen-year-old Naomi left behind reveal a very different girl to the one Jenny thought she'd raised.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kept me hooked...after a while

    • By Ms. E. Townsend on 19-02-15

    Regular price: £22.00

    • Anthony Powell

    • Dancing to the Music of Time
    • By: Hilary Spurling
    • Narrated by: Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The long-awaited portrait of a literary master from one of our generation's greatest biographers. Anthony Powell: the literary genius who gave us A Dance to the Music of Time, an undisputed classic of English literature. Spanning 12 spectacular volumes and written over 25 years, his comic masterpiece teems with idiosyncratic characters, capturing 20th-century Britain through war and peace. Drawing on Powell's letters and journals, and the memories of those who knew him, Hilary Spurling explores his life.

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Audio Adventures in Time & Space, Collection One

    • Republica, Cyberhunt, Eleven Day Empire
    • By: Mark Gatiss, Martin Peterson, Lawrence Miles
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A Cyber War rages throughout the galaxy. The Earth-aligned worlds are fighting for survival against the cold, emotionless might of the Cyber Bloc - an alliance of planets whose inhabitants have undergone cybernetic conversion in the name of racial superiority.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • Stories for Three-Year-Olds

    • By: Ladybird
    • Narrated by: Nigel Pilkington, Roy McMillan, Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This charming collection of audio stories is perfect for your three-year-old. Ideal for sharing on a journey or at bedtime, this collection includes eight entertaining animal stories: 'Christine's Cornflake', 'The Dirty Dinosaur', 'The Race', 'Where's Teddy?', 'Stop It!', 'No Room for Panda', 'Nigel's Toothache' and 'Indoor Sports'.

    Regular price: £7.99

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