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    • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

    • By: Mary Ann Shaffer
    • Narrated by: Charlie Norfolk
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 468
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 429

    January 1946 and writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a man in Guernsey, who has found her name written inside a book. As they exchange letters, she is drawn into the eccentric world of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, which boasts a charming cast of characters, from pig farmers to phrenologists, literature lovers all. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds will change her forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful story

    • By Skye mum on 23-05-15

    Regular price: £27.39

    • Little Girl Lost

    • DS Lucy Black, Book 1
    • By: Brian McGilloway
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 517
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 452

    Midwinter. A child is found wandering in an ancient woodland, her hands covered in blood. But it is not her own. Unwilling - or unable - to speak, the only person she seems to trust is the young officer who rescued her, Detective Sergeant Lucy Black. Soon afterwards, DS Black finds herself moved from a high-profile case involving the kidnapping of another girl, a prominent businessman’s teenage daughter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good story very well narrated.

    • By J on 15-12-14

    Regular price: £42.99

    • Only the Innocent

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,120
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,019
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,018

    When billionaire philanthropist Sir Hugo Fletcher is discovered murdered in his London home, tied naked to a bed, the scandal is only a shadow of the darkness lurking off-camera. Laura Fletcher returns from an Italian vacation to find her home under siege by paparazzi. Is she shocked? Yes. But is she distraught? Not exactly. Chief Inspector Tom Douglas reveals his suspicions that Hugo’s killer is female. The deeper Douglas digs, the more sordid details he uncovers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very poor narration

    • By mrs c a dunne on 20-07-15

    Regular price: £36.49

    • Letters from the Lighthouse

    • By: Emma Carroll
    • Narrated by: Victoria Fox
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    February 1941. After months of bombing raids in London, 12-year-old Olive Bradshaw and her little brother, Cliff, are evacuated to the Devon coast. The only person with two spare beds is Mr Ephraim, the local lighthouse keeper. Desperate to be helpful, Olive becomes his post girl, carrying secret messages (as she likes to think of the letters) to the villagers. But Olive has a secret of her own. Her older sister, Sukie, went missing in an air raid, and she’s desperate to discover what happened to her.

    Regular price: £13.49

    • The Back Road

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Penny McDonald
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 988
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 903
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 904

    A girl lies close to death in a deserted lane. A driver drags her body to the side of the road. A shadowy figure hides in the trees, watching. For Ellie Saunders last night’s hit and run on the back road could destroy everything she has ... Ellie’s new neighbour, former Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas has moved to the village for some peace and quiet, but as he is drawn into the web of deceit his every instinct tells him that what happened that night was more than a tragic accident.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The biggest disappointment on Audible

    • By Ryan Clontz on 23-09-14

    Regular price: £37.19

    • The Girl of Ink & Stars

    • By: Kiran Millwood Hargrave
    • Narrated by: Victoria Fox
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway lands her cartographer father once mapped. When her best friend disappears, she's determined to be part of the search party. Guided by an ancient map and her knowledge of the stars, Isabella navigates the island's dangerous Forgotten Territories. But beneath the dry rivers and dead forests, a fiery myth is stirring from its sleep.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Prefer to read it...

    • By Andrew on 12-04-17

    Regular price: £17.59

    • How to Update Your Parents

    • Louis the Laugh, Book 4
    • By: Pete Johnson
    • Narrated by: Joe Coen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    What can you do when you’re trapped in a technology time warp? When Louis’s parents decide he spends too much time ‘glued to screens’ they come up with their worst idea ever - a total ban on tablets, computers and mobiles! Louis needs a plan to fight back, and fast! Can his best friend Maddy come to the rescue? This is the brilliantly funny sequel to My Parents Are Driving Me Crazy.

    Regular price: £17.59

    • Elizabeth's Rival

    • The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester
    • By: Nicola Tallis
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Cousin to Elizabeth I - and possibly Henry VIII's illegitimate granddaughter - Lettice Knollys had a life of dizzying highs and pitiful lows. Entangled in a love triangle with Robert Dudley and Elizabeth I, banished from court, plagued by scandals, embroiled in treason, Lettice would lose a husband and son to the executioner's ax. In the first ever biography of this remarkable woman, Nicola Tallis takes us through her dramatic life and the grand sweep of the Tudor Age and the events that define it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Too many maybe and perhaps

    • By janice h. on 25-08-18

    Regular price: £22.09

    • Caroline's Sister

    • By: Sheila O'Flanagan
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    To her younger sister, Tessa, Caroline O'Shaughnessy has everything - great looks, easy charm, and the distinctly desirable Damien Woods. But for Caroline, things don't feel quite so rosy. She'd dreamed about moving in with Damien but not about having his child just yet. And though he did the honourable thing when she told him she was pregnant, it obviously wasn’t what he wanted either.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Could easily be entitled 'The Trouble With Men'!

    • By Ann D on 18-05-16

    Regular price: £42.09

    • Someone Special

    • By: Sheila O'Flanagan
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    Romy Kilkenny loves her life in Australia – she has her dream job, an active lifestyle, and best friend Keith who understands her better than anyone. And she couldn’t be further from her family. But when her family needs her back in Ireland, she is thrust into the lives of her mother and half-siblings again. Romy has never fitted in with her family and now with Keith too far away to give comfort, she feels even more like an outsider.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't enjoy

    • By Naomi Armstrong on 14-04-15

    Regular price: £39.99

    • Indian Summer

    • The Secret History of the End of an Empire
    • By: Alex von Tunzelmann
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    At midnight on 15 August, 1947, India left the British Empire. This defining moment of world history had been brought about by a handful of people:Jawaharlal Nehru, the fiery Indian prime minister; Mohammed Ali Jinnah, leader of the new nation; and Louis and Edwina Mountbatten, despatched to get Britain out of India. Within hours of the midnight chimes, their dreams of freedom and democracy would turn to chaos, bloodshed and war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an

    • By M. SAUNDERS on 13-04-13

    Regular price: £40.69

    • The Owl Killers

    • By: Karen Maitland
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 175

    England 1321: Deep in the countryside lies an isolate village governed by a sinister regime of Owl Masters. But their dark status quo is disturbed by the arrival of a house of religious women. Why do their crops succeed when village crops fail, their cattle survive despite the plague? Accusations of witchcraft and heresy run rife, while the Owl Masters rain down hellfire and torment on the women, who must look to their faith to save them from the lengthening shadow of evil... a shadow with predatory, terrifying talons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • utterly enthralling, loved every minute

    • By Cathryn on 17-04-12

    Regular price: £39.99

    • The Green Gaunlet

    • By: R. F. Delderfield
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 18 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Paul and Claire Craddock have grown older in years - but not in spirit. World War II is over. But there are new battles to be fought and won. The new property laws enable speculators to reap huge profits from agricultural lands, and Paul’s livelihood is threatened. With the help of his family, Paul struggles to preserve the happiness and peace he has built up over the years. In doing so, he comes to discover deeper, richer ties with those around him...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Fitting Finish To A Lovely Trilogy

    • By Julie on 01-06-14

    Regular price: £39.29

    • Paths of the Dead

    • By: Lin Anderson
    • Narrated by: Sally Armstrong
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    When Amy MacKenzie agrees to attend a meeting at a local spiritualist church, the last person she expects to hear calling to her from beyond the grave is her son. The son whom she'd only spoken to an hour before. Then the body of a young man is found inside a neolithic stone circle high above the city of Glasgow and forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is soon on the case. DI Michael McNab is certain it's a gangland murder, but Rhona isn't convinced.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First book first rate!

    • By Mrs on 27-02-15

    Regular price: £35.09

    • The Truth Will Out

    • By: Jane Isaac
    • Narrated by: Cathy Sabberton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Eva is horrified when she witnesses an attack on her best friend. She calls an ambulance and forces herself to flee Hampton, fearing for her own safety. DCI Helen Lavery leads the investigation into the murder. With no leads, no further witnesses, and no sign of forced entry, the murder enquiry begins. Slowly the pieces of the puzzle start to come together. But as Helen inches towards solving the case, her past becomes caught up in her present.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story but it seems the author ran out of idea

    • By Carl on 27-05-17

    Regular price: £32.29

    • The Coroners Lunch

    • By: Colin Cotterill
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Laos, 1972. The Communist Pathet Lao has taken over. Most of the educated class has fled, but 72-year-old Dr Siri Paiboun, a Paris-trained doctor, remains and is appointed state coroner. When three bodies are recovered from a reservoir, Dr.Siri establishes the cause of death was not drowning - they seem to have been electrocuted. And then there is the inexplicable death of a Party bigwig's wife at a banquet. Dr.Siri doesn't think her death was from natural causes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • not my usual

    • By david on 14-03-17

    Regular price: £30.19

    • A Different Kind of Evil

    • By: Andrew Wilson
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In January 1927 - still recovering from the harrowing circumstances surrounding her disappearance a month earlier - Agatha Christie sets sail for the Canary Islands, tasked by the British Secret Intelligence Service with investigating the death of one of its agents, whose partly mummified body was found in a cave. One morning, Agatha witnesses a woman throw herself from the ship into the sea. Initially, nobody connects the murder of the young man on Tenerife with the suicide of a mentally unstable heiress. But Agatha soon uncovers some dark secrets.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Breaking Cover

    • Liz Carlyle, Book 9
    • By: Stella Rimington
    • Narrated by: Julia Barrie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Following a gruelling operation in Paris, Liz Carlyle’s bosses post her to MI5’s counter-espionage desk, but they haven’t counted on the fallout from Putin’s incursions into the Ukraine. Liz needs to track down a Russian spy who has entered the UK before he completes his fatal mission. Meanwhile, the intelligence services are in the spotlight. In response to the debate raging around privacy and security, they hire Jasminder Kapoor, a controversial civil rights lawyer, to explain the issues to the public.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Weak plot

    • By splash on 23-07-17

    Regular price: £35.09

    • Evidence of Death

    • By: Peter Ritchie
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Scarred by the troubles in Belfast, Billy Nelson returns to his loyalist roots following his discharge from army service. But an outbreak of gang violence forces Billy to move on to Edinburgh, where he muscles in on the capital's drug trade. As the balance of power tips, underworld rivalries between Edinburgh, Glasgow and Belfast spill onto the streets. With a spate of horrific incidents and a trail of victims, the pressure is mounting for Grace Macallan, new superintendent of the Crime & Counter Terrorism Directorate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent production throughout

    • By Jayne Willis on 26-09-18

    Regular price: £20.69

    • A Talent for Murder

    • By: Andrew Wilson
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Agatha Christie, in London to visit her agent, boards a train preoccupied with the knowledge that her husband Archie is having an affair. She feels a touch on her back, loses her balance but is pulled to safety from the rush of the incoming train. So begins a sequence of terrifying events. Her rescuer is no guardian angel but a blackmailer, and Agatha must use every ounce of her cleverness to thwart an adversary determined to exploit her genius for murder to kill on his behalf.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sound engineer did a bad job.

    • By the owl service. on 13-10-17

    Regular price: £32.29

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