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    • Only the Innocent

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,300
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,184
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,183

    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

    • 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 1,202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,110

    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
    • Loved this!

    • By Christina O'Brien on 30-07-18

    Regular price: £27.39

    • The Back Road

    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Penny McDonald
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,107
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,009
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,008

    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

    • Letters from the Lighthouse

    • By: Emma Carroll
    • Narrated by: Victoria Fox
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing book I really enjoyed it <br />

    • By Rugger on 18-03-19

    Regular price: £13.49

    • The Moscow Sleepers

    • By: Stella Rimington
    • Narrated by: Julia Barrie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    A man lies dying in a hospital in upstate Vermont. The nurses know only that he is an academic at a nearby university, but they have been instructed to call the FBI should anyone visit their patient. News of this suspected Russian illegal soon reaches MI5, where Liz Carlyle has been contacted by Mischa, a top secret source who is requesting a clandestine rendezvous in Berlin. 

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Real Great Escape

    • By: Guy Walters
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    In early 1942 the Germans opened a top-security prisoner-of-war camp. Called Stalag Luft III, it soon contained some of the most inventive escapers ever known. They were led by Squadron Leader Roger Bushell who masterminded an attempt to smugglehundreds of POWs down a tunnel built under the noses of their guards. The escape would come to be immortalised in the famous film The Great Escape, but in this book Guy Walters takes a fresh look at this remarkable event and asks what was the true story?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This Is The Great Escape

    • By Dinah on 24-12-13

    Regular price: £36.49

    • 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 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    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 Rules of Magic

    • By: Alice Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    In this prequel to Practical Magic, we meet the Aunts: sisters Frances and Jet, and Vincent, their brother. Their mother, Susanna, knew they were unique: pale, red-haired Franny, who could commune with birds; shy, beautiful Jet, who knows what others are thinking; and charismatic Vincent, built for trouble. Susanna sets some rules of magic: no walking in the moonlight, no red shoes, no wearing black, no cats, no crows, no candles and absolutely no books about magic. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, unfortunate reader

    • By Badger North on 01-02-19

    Regular price: £20.69

    • The Girl of Ink & Stars

    • By: Kiran Millwood Hargrave
    • Narrated by: Victoria Fox
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    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

    • Limitless

    • By: Alan Glynn
    • Narrated by: Bryan Bounds
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Imagine a drug that made your brain function to its full potential. A drug that allowed you pick up a foreign language in a single day. A drug that helped you process information so fast you could see patterns in the stock market. Just as his life is fading into mediocrity, Eddie Spinola comes across such a pill: MDT-48 - a sort of Viagra for the brain. But while its benefits materialise quickly, so do certain unwelcome side-effects.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was a great book, by far one of my favourites

    • By Adam on 19-12-15

    Regular price: £34.39

    • 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 554
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 485

    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

    • First Lady

    • The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill
    • By: Sonia Purnell
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Without Churchill's inspiring leadership, Britain could not have survived its darkest hour and repelled the Nazi menace. Without his wife, Clementine, however, he might never have become Prime Minister. By his own admission, the Second World War would have been 'impossible without her'. Clementine was Winston's emotional rock and his most trusted confidante. Yet her ability to charm Britain's allies and her humanitarian efforts on the home front earned her deep respect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good read (listen)

    • By Edward on 11-09-16

    Regular price: £39.29

    • A Rustle of Silk

    • By: Alys Clare
    • Narrated by: Richard Attlee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    1603. Former ship's surgeon Gabriel Taverner is attempting to re-establish himself as a physician in rural Devon but it's not easy to gain the locals' trust and a series of disturbing incidents convinces him that at least one person does not welcome his presence. Called out to examine a partially decomposed body found beside the river, Gabriel discovers he has a personal connection to the dead man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Listen

    • By A. L. Jones on 30-08-18

    Regular price: £32.29

    • Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and the Badness of Badgers

    • By: John Dougherty
    • Narrated by: Robert Nairne
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Come and join our intrepid heroes, Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face, on their highly dangerous and nail-biting adventure (or it may just be mildly perilous!). Oh, and there might be a few dodgy badgers hanging about too.... Meet the funniest collection of characters ever known to mankind in this stupendously hilarious book that will make you laugh your socks off and quite possibly your ears too.

    Regular price: £13.39

    • Race to the Kill

    • By: Helen Cadbury
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    It is the middle of a long night shift for PC Sean Denton and his partner, PC Gavin Wentworth, when they are approached by a dishevelled-looking woman desperate that they follow her. She leads them to the old Chasebridge High School, where they find the dead body of a refugee. The investigation, which points to the neighbouring greyhound stadium, finds Denton caught up in a world of immigration, drugs and sexual abuse and is one in which his private life becomes increasingly entwined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another cracker

    • By san2har on 07-07-18

    Regular price: £18.59

    • The Girl Who Walked on Air

    • By: Emma Carroll
    • Narrated by: Victoria Fox
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Abandoned at Chipchase’s Travelling Circus as a baby, Louie dreams of becoming a showstopper, a tightrope walker-- The Girl Who Walked on Air--she just needs to be given a chance. And the circus needs her, too--Wellbeloved’s rival show is stealing their crowds.

    Reluctantly Mr. Chipchase lets Louie perform. She is a sensation and gets an offer from the sinister Mr. Wellbeloved to perform...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sensational.

    • By Amazon Customer on 28-11-16

    Regular price: £20.39

    • The Edge of Dark

    • By: Pamela Hartshorne
    • Narrated by: Christine Mackie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Jane believes in keeping her promises, but a deathbed vow sets her on a path of deceit and joy that takes her from the secrets of Holmwood House in York to London’s Mincing Lane. Getting what you want comes at a price. For the child that she longed for and promised to love and keep safe turns out to be a dark spirit indeed. Over four centuries later, Roz Acclam remembers nothing of the fire that killed her family - or of the brother who set it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By georgie good on 05-01-19

    Regular price: £37.19

    • Princes at War

    • The British Royal Family's Private Battle in the Second World War
    • By: Deborah Cadbury
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    King George V predicted that his son, Edward VIII, would destroy himself within a year of succeeding to the throne. In December 1936 he was proved right, and the world’s press revealed the king was abandoning his throne to marry Wallis Simpson. A life spent in the shadow of his charismatic elder brother left the new king, George VI, magnificently unprepared for the demands of ruling the kingdom and empire. Drawing on personal accounts from the royal archives, Deborah Cadbury uncovers the very private conflict.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real people with public lives

    • By Kl Love on 12-01-16

    Regular price: £39.29

    • 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 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    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

    • The Special Dead

    • By: Lin Anderson
    • Narrated by: Sally Armstrong
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Mark Howitt expects a fun, no-strings night of passion with Leila. But when he wakes up in the early hours of the morning, he is horrified to stumble upon his former bed partner dead and suspended from the ceiling alongside 27 Barbie dolls. Rhona Macleod's forensic investigation of the scene reveals the cord used to hang Leila to be a cingulum, an artefact used in the practise of Wicca, and sketches hidden in nine of the dolls suggest the dolls are linked with nine men.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable story

    • By Flint on 23-01-18

    Regular price: £34.39

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