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    • The Glass Room

    • A Vera Stanhope Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Ann Cleeves
    • Narrated by: Charlie Hardwick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 541
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 469
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 464

    When one of DI Vera Stanhope's hippy neighbours goes missing, she feels duty-bound to find out what happened. It's an easy job to track the young woman down to a country retreat where aspiring authors gather to work through their novels. It gets complicated when a body is discovered and Vera's neighbour is found with a knife in her hand. Calling in the team, Vera knows that she should hand the case over to someone else, but the investigation is too tempting.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen

    • By melanie on 06-07-12

    Regular price: £15.09

    • A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

    • By: Ben Macintyre
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 720
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 674
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 671

    Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. Philby's two closest friends in the intelligence world, Nicholas Elliott of MI6 and James Jesus Angleton, the CIA intelligence chief, thought they knew Philby better than anyone, and then discovered they had not known him at all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Retold with Gripping Narrative

    • By Avril Sawers on 14-10-14

    Regular price: £22.09

    • Silent Voices

    • By: Ann Cleeves
    • Narrated by: Charlie Hardwick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,022
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 890
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 887

    When DI Vera Stanhope finds the body of a woman in the sauna room of her local gym, she wonders briefly if she’s uncovered a simple death from natural causes. But a closer inspection reveals ligature marks around the victim’s throat…Vera pulls her team together and sets them interviewing those connected to the victim, while she and colleague, Sergeant Joe Ashworth, work to find a motive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oneof the best audiobooks I've heard

    • By Gill on 17-05-11

    Regular price: £15.09

    • Murder at the British Museum

    • By: Jim Eldridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    1894. A well-respected academic is found dead in a gentlemen’s convenience cubicle at the British Museum, the stall locked from the inside. Professor Lance Pickering had been due to give a talk promoting the museum’s new 'Age of King Arthur' exhibition when he was stabbed repeatedly in the chest. Having forged a strong reputation working alongside the inimitable Inspector Abberline on the Jack the Ripper case, Daniel Wilson is called in to solve the mystery, and he brings his expertise and archaeologist Abigail Fenton with him.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Big Week

    • The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two
    • By: James Holland
    • Narrated by: Charles Armstrong
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    During the third week of February 1944, the combined Allied air forces launched their first-ever round-the-clock bomber offensive against Germany. The aim was to smash the main factories and production centres of the Luftwaffe and draw the German fighter force up into the air and into battle. Officially called Operation ARGUMENT, this monumental air assault very quickly became known simply as Big Week. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good focus on the air war

    • By Nick Shoubridge on 24-03-19

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Double Cross

    • The True Story of the D-Day Spies
    • By: Ben Macintyre
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    D-Day, 6 June 1944 was a victory of arms. But it was also a triumph for a different kind of operation: one of deceit, aimed at convincing the Nazis that Calais and Norway, not Normandy, were the targets of the invasion force. The deception involved every branch of Allied wartime intelligence. But at its heart was the “Double Cross System”, a team of double agents controlled by the secret Twenty Committee.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, narration is little off for me.

    • By outlandish on 10-10-15

    Regular price: £17.19

    • Lord James Harrington and the Easter Mystery

    • By: Lynn Florkiewicz
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 10

    The Cavendish residents are discussing the traditional Easter festivities and egg hunt on the Harrington estate when the vicar’s dog digs up a bone. Retracing the dog’s walk, James uncovers a skeleton buried in the woods. Studying the remains, he identifies a number of expensive items. With the likelihood that the victim could be someone well to do, James puts his sleuthing hat on. But a chance conversation turns the whole enquiry on its head.

    Regular price: £19.29

    • The Ill-Made Knight

    • By: Christian Cameron
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
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      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    September 1356. Poitiers. The greatest knights of the age were ready to give battle. On the English side, Edward, the Black Prince, who'd earned his spurs at Crecy. On the French side, the King and his son, the Dauphin. With 12,000 knights. And then there is William Gold. A cook's boy who had once been branded as a thief. William dreams of being a knight, but in this savage new world of intrigue, betrayal and greed, first he must learn to survive. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Timbo on 15-04-19

    Regular price: £25.89

    • A Cuckoo in Candle Lane

    • By: Kitty Neale
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    When Elsie and Bert Jones move with their children, Ann and Arthur, to Candle Lane, a modest street in Battersea, they miss their comfortable house in Wimbledon. But the move is the right thing to do, as it will enable Bert to finance his new removal business. They are a warmhearted family, and Elsie soon makes friends with her less fortunate neighbour, Ruth, and her daughter, Sally. But before long Elsie realises that all is not well in the house next door.... 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • a cuckoo in candle lane

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-04-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Lord James Harrington and the Whitsun Mystery

    • By: Lynn Florkiewicz
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Having picked up a commendation from Sussex Police, Lord Harrington and his wife, Beth, are given a curious task by DCI George Lane - to observe Theodore Livingstone, Member of Parliament, who has a second home in Cavendish. James and Beth discover that Theodore is not to be crossed and that his son, Maximillian, is the editor of a salacious gossip magazine. Both are boorish men, driven by money and power. And when a body is discovered, with links to the Livingstone family, James puts his sleuthing skills to the test.

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Dead Man's Lane

    • By: Kate Ellis
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Strangefields Farm is notorious for its sinister history ever since serial killer Jackson Temples lured young women to the premises, and the girls never left alive. Now, decades later, Strangefields is being transformed into a holiday village, but the developer's hopes of its dark past being forgotten are ruined when a skull is found on the site. Police suspect it belongs to one of Temples' victims, and when a local florist is found murdered in an echo of Temples' crimes, DI Wesley Peterson fears a copycat killer could be at large.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Best Boomerville Hotel

    • By: Caroline James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Freeman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Jo Docherty and Hattie Contaldo have a vision - a holiday retreat in the heart of the Lake District exclusively for guests of 'a certain age' wishing to stimulate both mind and body with new creative experiences. One hotel refurbishment later and the Best Boomerville Hotel is open for business! Perhaps not surprisingly, Boomerville attracts more than its fair share of eccentric clientele.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delious and scrumptious

    • By Hazel on 12-03-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs

    • The Life of a Yorkshire Vet
    • By: Julian Norton
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    From his childhood love of animals, through his training and first steps in the profession and the pressures and challenges faced by vets, dealing with unexpected exotic pets - and handling excitable humans too - Julian Norton has seen all sides of the veterinary world and writes about it all with humour and affection. Just as happy calving a cow, treating a dehydrated chameleon or tending to the overgrown teeth of a rabbit, his passion for his work shines through in every chapter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story<br />

    • By Steven Nigel Ibbotson on 08-02-19

    Regular price: £19.29

    • A Mother's Love

    • By: Katie Flynn
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

     Liverpool, 1940. There comes a moment in every child’s life when they must learn to stand on their own two feet. For 15-year-old Ellie Lancton, that time has come all too soon. The death of her mother and the increase in air raids leaves Ellie alone and in grave danger. It’s not long before she is forced to leave her beloved Liverpool behind and cross the Mersey to seek refuge in the countryside. But as the war takes comforts away, so too does it bring new opportunities: for work, new friendships and perhaps a little love.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great read

    • By Anne Callender on 09-04-19

    Regular price: £22.09

    • The Cuckoo Child

    • By: Katie Flynn
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    When Dot McCann, playing with her pals, decides to hide in Butcher Rathbone's almost empty dustbin, she overhears a conversation which could send one man to prison and the other to the gallows - and suddenly finds herself in possession of stolen goods. Dot lives with her aunt and uncle, abandoned after her parents died. She feels very alone until she meets up with Corky, who has run away from a London orphanage. They join forces with Emma, whose jeweller's shop has been burgled, and Nick, a young reporter who is investigating the crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Anne Callender on 26-02-19

    Regular price: £21.39

    • Christmas at Tuppenny Corner

    • By: Katie Flynn
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Liverpool, 1939. As winter descends on Tuppenny Corner and rumours of war float across the canals, 15-year-old Rosie O’Leary must come to terms with her own dramatic upheaval. Forced to say good-bye to all she holds dear and embark on a new life aboard The Kingfisher, her world is suddenly full of uncertainty. But new beginnings open up new possibilities.... When fellow bargee Tim Bradley offers to show Rosie the sights of Liverpool, she jumps at the chance, and it’s not long before their friendship grows into something more. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Christmas at Tuppenny Corner

    • By Sakazoke on 28-11-18

    Regular price: £21.39

    • The Birds and the Bees

    • By: Milly Johnson
    • Narrated by: Becky Hindley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    Romance writer and single mum Stevie Honeywell has only a week to go till her wedding when her fiancé Matthew runs off with her glamorous friend Jo MacLean. But Stevie knows exactly how to win her man back. Adam MacLean is aslo determined to get back his lady, Jo. All he needs to do is convince Stevie that they should team up – a prospect neither of them finds attractive, seeing as each blames the other for the mess they now find themselves in.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not the usual narrator for Milly Johnson

    • By L. Day on 25-08-14

    Regular price: £15.09

    • Candle Flame

    • By: Paul Doherty
    • Narrated by: Terry Wale
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    February 1381. London lies frozen in the grip of one of the bitterest winters on record. The ever-rising taxes demanded by the Regent, John of Gaunt, are causing increasing resentment among the city's poor. When the seething unrest boils over into a bloody massacre at a splendid Southwark tavern, in which nine people, including Gaunt's tax collectors, their military escort and the prostitutes entertaining them, are brutally murdered, the furious Regent orders Brother Athelstan to get to the bottom of the matter.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the narrator for me.

    • By The Curator on 01-01-19

    Regular price: £18.59

    • Points of Danger

    • By: Edward Marston
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    East Anglia, 1861. Alone in a first-class carriage, the Swarbricks are robbed at gunpoint. But when the universally admired Swarbrick fights back, the train robber takes more than money and jewellery, killing the man working to unify East Anglia's tangle of railway networks. Inspector Colbeck is brought in from London, but as Swarbrick's glowing reputation begins to crumble, the line of investigation isn't clear. 

    Regular price: £19.99

    • An Unhallowed Grave

    • By: Kate Ellis
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    When the body of Pauline Brent is found hanging from a yew tree in a local graveyard, DS Wesley Peterson immediately suspects foul play. Then history provides him with a clue. Wesley's archaeologist friend, Neil Watson, has excavated a corpse at his nearby dig - a young woman who, local legend has it, had been publicly hanged from the very same tree before being buried on unhallowed ground five centuries ago. Wesley is now forced to consider the possibility that the killer knows the tree's dark history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent all rounder

    • By pollyfitz on 18-02-18

    Regular price: £19.29

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