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    • The Chessmen

    • By: Peter May
    • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,848
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,836

    Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal-game hunting taking place on the island. This mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate and possessor of a long-buried secret. But when this reunion takes a violent, sinister turn and Fin puts together the fractured pieces of the past, he realises that revealing the truth could destroy the future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Masterclass in Storytelling

    • By MISS E J BIRD on 19-02-13

    Regular price: £22.99

    • 50 Economics Ideas You Really Need to Know

    • By: Edmund Conway
    • Narrated by: Nigel Anthony
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    Daily Telegraph economics editor Edmund Conway introduces and explains the central ideas of economics in a series of 50 clear and concise essays. Beginning with an exploration of the basic theories, such as Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’, and concluding with the latest research into the links between wealth and happiness, he sheds light on all the essential topics needed to understand booms and busts, bulls and bears, and the way the world really works.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A reasonable introduction to the ideas of Economic

    • By F Gibb on 05-10-13

    Regular price: £11.89

    • A Room Full of Bones

    • A Ruth Galloway Investigation
    • By: Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library. It is Halloween night, and the local museum in King’s Lynn is preparing for an unusual event – the opening of a coffin containing the bones of a medieval bishop. But when Ruth Galloway arrives to supervise, she finds the museum’s curator lying dead beside the coffin. It is only a matter of time before she and DI Nelson cross paths once more, as he is called in to investigate.Soon the museum’s wealthy owner lies dead in his stables too.

    Regular price: £11.89

    • The Deep Dark Sleep

    • A Lennox Thriller, Book 3
    • By: Craig Russell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    Human remains are recovered from the bottom of the River Clyde. Not an unusual occurrence, but these have been sleeping the deep, dark sleep for eighteen years. Suddenly Glasgow’s underworld is buzzing with the news that the dredged up bones belong to Gentleman Joe Strachan, Glasgow’s most successful and ruthless armed robber.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First Class

    • By Reader on 15-05-12

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Dead Men and Broken Hearts

    • A Lennox Thriller, Book 4
    • By: Craig Russell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168

    It’s November 1956. The world is in turmoil, the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Uprising boiling away in the background. Lennox, though, has more immediate concerns, like getting his personal life and his business back on track. In a bid to stay out of trouble, he’s looking for more legitimate cases. Anything’s better than working for the Three Kings, the crime bosses who run Glasgow’s underworld. When a woman comes into his office and hires him

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great story

    • By G.Russell on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Rose Petal Beach

    • By: Dorothy Koomson
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 149

    Every love story has a dangerous twist.Tamia Challey is horrified when her husband Scott is accused of something terrible – but when she discovers who his accuser is, everything goes into freefall.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A depressing read

    • By Kaggy on 22-08-13

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Monday to Friday Man

    • By: Alice Peterson
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48

    What do you do if you're 34, single, and recovering from being jilted two weeks before your wedding day? This is the dilemma Gilly Brown finds herself in. While friends are marrying, having children, and moving into the depths of the countryside, Gilly finds herself alone in London and holding on to her fractured family with their tragic past. It's time to meet new people. So, she decides to get a Monday to Friday lodger, and after a succession of alarming interviews finally finds the perfect one in the shape of handsome reality-television producer Jack Baker.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a good listen

    • By emma on 29-12-12

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Tiny Sunbirds Far Away

    • By: Christie Watson
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    Blessing and her brother Ezikiel adore their larger-than-life father, their glamorous mother and their comfortable life in Lagos. But all that changes when their father leaves them for another woman. Their mother is fired from her job at the Royal Imperial Hotel - only married women can work there - and soon they have to quit their air-conditioned apartment to go and live with their grandparents in a compound in the Niger Delta. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully words and narration

    • By Georgeia on 01-08-12

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Deliverance of Evil

    • By: Roberto Costantini, N. S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 21 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    On 11 July, 1982, Elisa Sordi was beautiful. Commissario Michele Balistreri was fearless. Italy was victorious. A killer was waiting.... On 9 July, 2006, with Sordi’s case 24 years cold, and Balistreri haunted by guilt and regret, Italian victory returned. And so did Sordi’s killer.... But this time Michele Balistreri would be ready. This time he would fear no evil.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good read but weak ending

    • By SuzD on 11-10-13

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Handling the Undead

    • By: John Ajvide Lindqvist
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Something very peculiar is happening in Stockholm. There’s a heat wave on and people cannot turn their lights out or switch their appliances off. Then the terrible news breaks. In the city morgue, the dead are waking up.... David always knew his wife was far too good for him. But he never knew how lost he’d be without her until tonight when her car hit an elk. Now she’s gone and he’s alone. But when he goes to identify her body, she begins to move. It’s terrifying, but it gives David a strange kind of hope.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loved Let the Right on it - this wasn't so great

    • By The Picklepea on 03-07-13

    Regular price: £17.49

    • Finding Inner Courage

    • By: Mark Nepo
    • Narrated by: Mark Napo
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In Finding Inner Courage, Mark Nepo invites readers to explore their own inner core through the stories of ordinary people, political activists, artists and spiritual teachers from a variety of traditions. These are people who have faced themselves: people who have stood by the courage of their convictions in moments both great and small. The book is divided into three sections - finding our inner core, standing by our inner core and sustaining the practice of living from that place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I am moved

    • By TheZee on 04-05-18

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Three Seconds

    • By: Anders Roslund, Borge Hellstrom
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Piet Hoffmann is the best undercover operative in the Swedish police force, but only one other man is even aware of his existence. When a drug deal he is involved in goes badly wrong, he must face the hardest mission of his life – infiltrating Sweden’s most infamous maximum-security prison.Detective Inspector Ewert Grens is charged with investigating the drug-related killing. Unaware of Hoffman’s real identity, he believes himself to be on the trail of a dangerous psychopath.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • dissapointing

    • By Tanya on 20-05-11

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Ten Years On

    • By: Alice Peterson
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    As her glamorous London life comes crashing down around her, Rebecca flees to her childhood home to recover. Born in that same country town, Joe hasn't seen or spoken to her in a decade. Now he's the successful owner of a wine bar, Maison Joe, and is breaking local hearts. As Rebecca and Joe are forced to confront the past, bittersweet memories rush back, along with unanswered questions. Can Rebecca ever forgive and forget?

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Playground

    • The Mostly True Story of a Former Bully
    • By: 50 Cent
    • Narrated by: Dwayne Clark
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Thirteen-year-old Butterball doesn't have that much going for him. He's teased about his weight. He hates the suburb his mum moved them to so she could go to nursing school and start her life over. He wishes he still lived with his dad in New York City - where there's always something happening, even if his dad doesn't have much time for him. Still, that's not why he beat up Maurice in the playground....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this

    • By AJ on 21-04-16
    • The Mostly True Story of a Former Bully
    • By: 50 Cent
    • Narrated by: Dwayne Clark
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 02-12-11
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: £11.19