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    • The Cuckoo's Calling

    • Cormoran Strike, Book 1
    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,791
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,962
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,938

    When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case.Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Roberto on 23-06-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Deep Work

    • Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
    • By: Cal Newport
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bottoms
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,872
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,852

    Popular blogger Cal Newport reveals the new key to achieving success and true meaning in professional life: the ability to master distraction. Many modern knowledge workers now spend most of their brain power battling distraction and interruption, whether because of the incessant pinging of devices, noisy open-plan offices or the difficulty of deciding what deserves their attention the most. When Cal Newport coined the term deep work on his popular blog, Study Hacks, in 2012, he found the concept quickly hit a nerve.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Useful insights into ring-fencing your focus.

    • By Mark Lancaster on 23-05-17
    • Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
    • By: Cal Newport
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bottoms
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 26-07-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,171 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Mindfulness

    • The Eight-Week Meditation Programme for a Frantic World
    • By: Prof Mark Williams, Dr Danny Penman
    • Narrated by: Prof Mark Williams
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 944
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911

    Life can be relentless, frantic and exhausting - but it doesn’t have to be this way. This is an introduction to Mindfulness, which reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. Mindfulness is based on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), which is recommended by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and is as effective as drugs for preventing depression.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bookmarking a must!

    • By Tor on 04-12-13

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Leviathan Wakes

    • The Expanse, Book 1
    • By: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,163

    Humanity has colonized the planets - interstellar travel is still beyond our reach, but the solar system has become a dense network of colonies. But there are tensions - the mineral-rich outer planets resent their dependence on Earth and Mars and the political and military clout they wield over the Belt and beyond. Now, when Captain Jim Holden's ice miner stumbles across a derelict, abandoned ship, he uncovers a secret that threatens to throw the entire system into war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Work

    • By RG on 24-01-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Career of Evil

    • Cormoran Strike, Book 3
    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,827
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6,346
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,342

    When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past whom he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another gripping story.

    • By Bernadette on 22-10-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Silkworm

    • Cormoran Strike, Book 2
    • By: Robert Galbraith
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,550
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,997
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,976

    When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he has gone off by himself for a few days - as he has done before - and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realises. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were published it would ruin lives - so there are a lot of people who might want to silence him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 star rating based on quality not name

    • By Linda on 06-08-14

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Steve Jobs

    • The Exclusive Biography
    • By: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker, Walter Isaacson (introduction)
    • Length: 25 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,776
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,491
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,477

    In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Walter Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, this is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Adam on 01-11-11

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Shantaram

    • By: Gregory David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 43 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,453
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,273

    A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld. In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addict, escaped from an Australian prison to India, where he lived in a Bombay slum. There, he established a free health clinic and also joined the mafia, working as a money launderer, forger and street soldier. He found time to learn Hindi and Marathi, fall in love, and spend time being worked over in an Indian jail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An incredible piece of art (written & narrated)

    • By PBM on 04-06-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Caliban's War

    • The Expanse, Book 2
    • By: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 21 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,799
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,664
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,663

    For someone who didn't intend to wreck the solar system's fragile balance of power, Jim Holden did a pretty good job of it.While Earth and Mars have stopped shooting each other, the core alliance is shattered. The outer planets and the Belt are uncertain in their new - possibly temporary - autonomy. Then, on one of Jupiter's moons, a single super-soldier attacks, slaughtering soldiers of Earth and Mars indiscriminately and reigniting the war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent sequel to Leviathan Wakes

    • By Stephen Amos on 18-08-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • I Talk Too Much

    • My Autobiography
    • By: Francis Rossi, Mick Wall
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    In Francis Rossi's explosive new memoir, I Talk Too Much, the Status Quo main man reveals for the first time the true-life stories behind the life and times of one of the best-selling rock singers in the world. With over 100 million records sold worldwide in a career that mirrors the evolution of rock music, from the flower power '60s, with hits like 'Pictures of Matchstick Men', through the denim-clad '70s and classic Quo-tastic anthems such as 'Down Down', 'Rocking All over the World' and 'Whatever You Want', through the turbulent '80s, when they famously opened Live Aid....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Repetitive

    • By Capt.Kremen on 02-04-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Goldfinch

    • By: Donna Tartt
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 32 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,583
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,324

    Aged 13, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an unbearable longing for his mother, and down the years clings to one thing that reminds him of her: a small, strangely captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the criminal underworld.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator Hand Picked By Tartt- Outstanding!

    • By Tara Mcgrath on 02-12-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Catch 22

    • By: Joseph Heller
    • Narrated by: Trevor White
    • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,343

    At the heart of Joseph Heller's best-selling novel, first published in 1961, is a satirical indictment of military madness and stupidity, and the desire of the ordinary man to survive it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very well read

    • By A G R on 03-02-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Cibola Burn

    • Book 4 of the Expanse
    • By: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 20 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,310
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305

    The gates have opened the way to a thousand new worlds, and the rush to colonise has begun. Settlers looking for a new life stream out from humanity's home planets. Illus, the first human colony on this vast new frontier, is being born in blood and fire. Independent settlers stand against the overwhelming power of a corporate colony ship with only their determination, courage, and the skills learned in the long wars of home.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • They replaced the "bad" narrator with the good one

    • By Finlay on 22-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    • By: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 555
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 504
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506

    Maya Angelou's six volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement, and celebration. In this first volume of her six books of autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American south of the 1930s. She learns the power of the white folks at the other end of town and suffers the terrible trauma of rape by her mother's lover.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such perfect diction and attention to detail

    • By Tessa Hancock on 12-03-15

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Consider Phlebas

    • Culture Series, Book 1
    • By: Iain M. Banks
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,034
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,587
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,589

    The war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Moons, planets, the very stars themselves, faced destruction - cold-blooded, brutal, and worse, random. The Idirans fought for their Faith; the Culture for its moral right to exist. Principles were at stake. There could be no surrender. Within the cosmic conflict, an individual crusade....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Truly Great Sci-Fi Novel

    • By scotty on 09-04-12

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Friend Request

    • By: Laura Marshall
    • Narrated by: Elaine Claxton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,025

    Maria wants to be friends. But Maria is dead. Isn't she? When Louise Williams receives a message from someone left long in the past, her heart nearly stops. Maria Weston wants to be friends on Facebook. Maria Weston has been missing for over 25 years. She was last seen the night of a school leavers' party, and the world believes her to be dead. Particularly Louise, who has lived her adult life with a terrible secret. As Maria's messages start to escalate, Louise forces herself to reconnect with old friends....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clever thriller with some unexpected twists

    • By Grab This Book on 20-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Twilight: Twilight Series, Book 1

    • By: Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated by: Ilyana Kadushin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,367
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805

    When 17-year-old Isabella Swan moves to Forks, Washington to live with her father she expects that her new life will be as dull as the town itself. In spite of her awkward manner and low expectations, she finds that her new classmates are drawn to this pale, dark-haired new girl in town. But not, it seems, the Cullen family. These five adopted brothers and sisters obviously prefer their own company and will make no exception for Bella.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great story but couldn't bear the narrator.

    • By Lorraine on 14-06-10

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Babylon's Ashes

    • Book Six of the Expanse
    • By: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 19 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,132

    A revolution brewing for generations has begun in fire. It will end in blood. The Free Navy - a violent group of Belters in black-market military ships - has crippled the Earth and begun a campaign of piracy and violence among the outer planets. The colony ships heading for the 1,000 new worlds on the far side of the alien ring gates are easy prey, and no single navy remains strong enough to protect them. James Holden and his crew know the strengths and weaknesses of this new force better than anyone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance

    • By Mr. S. Wallace-jones on 23-12-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Of Mice and Men

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Clarke Peters
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 985
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 828
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 822

    Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they’ll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But dreams come at a price. Gentle giant Lennie doesn’t know his own strength, and when they find work at a ranch he gets into trouble with the boss’s daughter-in-law. Trouble so bad that even his protector George may not be able to save him....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very enlightening

    • By KAREN on 10-09-11

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Blink

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 999
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 767
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 759

    Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments, and particular rules and principles. This audiobook shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices, and in everyday life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very Average...

    • By L on 12-12-12

    Regular price: £19.99

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