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Four Quartets written by T.S. Eliot performed by Fenella Fielding on CD (Unabridged)

Four Quartets written by T.S. Eliot performed by Fenella Fielding on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

An amazing recording by Fenella Fielding. Her vocal range and texture brings an incredible new life to this brilliant poem. Be prepared to be swept away!! Four Quartets is the culminating achievement of T. S. Eliot's career as a poet.


Michael Palin Diaries 1969-1979 - The Python Years written by Michael Palin performed by Michael Palin on CD (Abridged)

Michael Palin Diaries 1969-1979 - The Python Years written by Michael Palin performed by Michael Palin on CD (Abridged)£3.99  -  £4.99

Michael Palin's diaries begin when he was newly married and struggling to make a name for himself in the world of television comedy. But Monty Python was just around the corner . . .


A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens performed by David Jason on CD (Abridged)

A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens performed by David Jason on CD (Abridged)£9.99

Dickens's story of solitary miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is taught the true meaning of Christmas by the three ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, has been adapted into countless film and stage versions and is today the most famous and loved of all Christmas tales.

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A Mind to Murder written by P.D. James performed by Roy Marsden on CD (Unabridged)

A Mind to Murder written by P.D. James performed by Roy Marsden on CD (Unabridged)£28.99  -  £32.99

When a woman is discovered in the basement of a psychotherapy clinic with a chisel through her heart, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh investigates. What are the secrets hidden by the facade of the Georgian terrace? Is the killer a patient or healer? Dalgliesh uncovers a labyrinth of intrigue.


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Blotto, Twinks and the Rodents of the Riviera written by Simon Brett performed by Simon Brett on CD (Unabridged)

Blotto, Twinks and the Rodents of the Riviera written by Simon Brett performed by Simon Brett on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Consternation at Tawcester Towers! While giving a guided tour of the house's Long Gallery Blotto is stunned to discover that two of the family portraits - a Gainsborough and a Reynolds - are missing.Tawcester Towers has been the victim of art thieves!

Selected Works of Dylan Thomas
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BBC Radio - Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on Cassette (Unabridged)

BBC Radio - Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99

A Genius Performance by Richard Burton!

The classic 1963 radio dramatization, with Richard Burton as the narrator, of Dylan Thomas's "play for voices". From their dreamy dreams to their work-day gossip, this drama traces the lives of a group of villagers in a tiny Welsh seaport.


Classic Poems written by Various performed by Sir Ralph Richardson, Dylan Thomas and James Mason on CD (Abridged)

Classic Poems written by Various performed by Sir Ralph Richardson, Dylan Thomas and James Mason on CD (Abridged)£7.99

A Genius Performance by Ralph Richardson and Sir John Gielgud plus many more!

A varied anthology of poets – including Eliot and Auden – reading their own words, and favorite poems by Keats, Browning, Kipling, Tennyson and many more read by the finest voices of the recording age.


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Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by Richard Burton and Various Welsh Cast on Cassette (Unabridged)

Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by Richard Burton and Various Welsh Cast on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99

A Genius Performance by Richard Burton!

Written as a "play for voices" for the BBC, this work was originally performed in 1954, with Richard Burton as the First Voice, connecting all thirty-three characters--men, women, and small children. 


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Welsh Short Stories written by Alun Richards Selection performed by Various Welsh Actors and Dylan Thomas on Cassette (Abridged)

Welsh Short Stories written by Alun Richards Selection performed by Various Welsh Actors and Dylan Thomas on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

Set in the valleys, towns and coastal villages of Wales, this is a collection of 18 short stories giving an intimate glimpse into Welsh life.

The Stamp of Genius

Spot Light on Genius

 

Every day we, at Brainfood Audiobooks, are confronted by a huge variety of audio books both new and old, rare and not so rare.  Every once in a while a book will slowly emerge as an audiobook classic. Some times the quality of a book might be seen in it's constituents. A great author or a great actor might bring the attention to an audiobook production and there are many of these to choose from including 

 

Paul Scofiled's Four Quartets and Robert Stephen's Richard III

 

but some times the DNA of an audiobook can appear quite good, strong but not exceptional, then some strange alchemy occurs. A conjoining of two very good, elements, an excellent author with a wonderful performer, can produce an audiobook of such quality that there a few ways of describing the experience.Once such book is .......

 

Perfume

 

Written by Patrick Suskind , his first novel, touches on the most elusive of our senses in such a manner that you may never consider it such a passive experience again. Then into this book with dark sensual themes comes the voice of Sean Barrett. We must declare now that we, at Brainfood Audiobooks, are all a big fan of Sean Barrett's audio performances.  This performance is truly captivating. For many of us readers/listeners, there have been books that captivate to such an extent that time becomes quite secondary. Another page to finish the chapter and another chapter as the story draws you in. Even sleep can be forestalled as the book appears to become so much more than paper/a tape or CD. This is such a book. If you decide to dip into these waters be prepared for an 8 hour listen......

 

 

 

New In June 2017 Part 5

 

 

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A Late Pheonix written by Catherine Aird performed by Robert Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)

A Late Pheonix written by Catherine Aird performed by Robert Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

Decades ago, Germans bombed the village at Lamb Lane. But now redevelopment is under way. Rubble of a bombed building is cleared and, during the excavation, a workman finds the skeleton of a pregnant girl with a bullet lodged in her spine. The trail is definitely stone cold when C. D. Sloan takes on the case...

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A Seal Pup In My Bath written by Steve Greenhalgh performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)

A Seal Pup In My Bath written by Steve Greenhalgh performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Not many people can say that a mouse got them a discount on a hotel room. Very few people have joined a police raid on a quail-fighting ring. Hardly anyone has managed to gas himself with chloroform while driving a van . . . and survived. Having worked as an RSPCA inspector since the early 1970s ....

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An Enigmatic Disappearance written by Roderic Jeffries performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)

An Enigmatic Disappearance written by Roderic Jeffries performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

‘A new whodunit featuring Mallorquin cop Enrique Alvarez is as welcome as a week in the sun’ Financial Times Bevis Ogden was the beneficiary of a substantial life insurance policy when his first wife was killed in an accident. Which makes him the prime suspect when the body of wife number two ...

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An Honourable Murderer written by Philip Gooden performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)

An Honourable Murderer written by Philip Gooden performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

It's the summer of 1604 and the Spanish are in London. Many years after the ill-fated Armada, they are negotiating a peace treaty with the English. Nick Revill's acting company is given a ceremonial role at the celebrations. But not everybody welcomes this outbreak of peace.

Blue Shoes and Happiness written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)

Blue Shoes and Happiness written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

Precious Ramotswe, traditionally-built proprietor of Botswana's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is now known to millions around the world as the heroine of Alexander McCall Smith's best-selling series of books. In the latest instalment, Mma Ramotswe contemplates the two sorts of problems that we all face in life:

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Close Quarters written by Michael Gilbert performed by Sam Dastor on Cassette (Unabridged)

Close Quarters written by Michael Gilbert performed by Sam Dastor on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Although it was first published in 1947, Gilbert began this novel in the years immediately before World War II and didn't finish it until he returned from active duty. Set behind the walls of the residential Close of Melchester Cathedral, it's a classic British mystery in which a young Scotland Yard detective is asked to ...

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Dead on Cue written by Deryn Lake performed by Andrew Wincott on Cassette (Unabridged)

Dead on Cue written by Deryn Lake performed by Andrew Wincott on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

The sleepy Sussex village of Lakehurst is abuzz with news of the arrival of the new owner of Abbot's Manor. Gerry Harlington, a flamboyant American actor, has taken residence with his glamorous Russian wife Ekaterina. The local dramatic society is looking for a new director for their Son et Lumière show to be staged at Fulke Castle ...

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Death and the Black Pyramid written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)

Death and the Black Pyramid written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

A John Rawlings Georgian mystery - Apothecary John Rawlings has been summoned to Devon by his beautiful but unpredictable mistress. Leaving his daughter Rose in the good care of her grandfather, Rawlings sets off for Exeter. His fellow stagecoach passengers are a motley crew, and include a large and talkative German lady ...

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Death at the Wedding Feast written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)

Death at the Wedding Feast written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

"An Apothecary John Rawlings Georgian mystery - "Apothecary John Rawlings has travelled to Devon to be by the side of his mistress, Elizabeth di Lorenzi, who is due to give birth to their child. Leaving his shop and his new carbonated water business in good hands, John is presented with a surprise on his arrival at Sidmouth Bay.

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Death in Hellfire written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)

Death in Hellfire written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

When John Rawlings is asked to investigate a secret club and some shady goings-on, he is intrigued. The disreputable Sir Francis Dashwood is believed to be involved, as well as some illustrious members of the British aristocracy. In disguise and accompanied by the ungainly Sam Swann, John befriends Sir Dashwood and ...

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Death on the Rocks written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)

Death on the Rocks written by Deryn Lake performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Apothecary John Rawlings is intrigued when a letter arrives asking him to investigate an impostor claiming to be the long-lost step-son of a wealthy Bristol merchant in possession of his dead wife's diamond inheritance. John Rawlings' father, Sir Gabriel Kent joins him on the trip to take the healing waters at Hotwell ....

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Death Takes Time written by Roderic Jeffries performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)

Death Takes Time written by Roderic Jeffries performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

An Englishwoman living in France falls through a balcony railing. Or was she pushed? An Englishman whose rented car showed a Spanish registration visited her in France on the day she died. Days later, an Englishman living in Spain dies from a heroin overdose - although he wasn't an addict.

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Enough to Make a Cat Laugh written by Deric Longden performed by Deric Longden on Cassette (Unabridged)

Enough to Make a Cat Laugh written by Deric Longden performed by Deric Longden on Cassette (Unabridged)£89.99

Throughout the 1990s, Deric Longden has shared his life with Aileen Armitage and four cats: Thermal, Tigger, Frink and shabby old Arthur. And the cats have found that sharing a life with Aileen can be a very painful business. She hardly ever trips over them these days, but they are always in danger of being mistaken for a cardigan ....

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First Class - A History of Britian in 36 Postage Stamps written by Chris West performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)

First Class - A History of Britian in 36 Postage Stamps written by Chris West performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

This delightfully playful history uses 36 of our most expressive, quirky, beautiful and sometimes baffling stamps to tell us the story of Britain, through Dickens and the potato famine to Thatcher and punk. Stamps tell a story. Since the Penny Black first burst on the scene in 1840, they have made and mirrored history as it happens ....

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Guardian of the Horizon written by Elizabeth Peters performed by Barbara Rosenblat on Cassette (Unabridged)

Guardian of the Horizon written by Elizabeth Peters performed by Barbara Rosenblat on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Banned from the Valley of the Kings, Amelia Peabody and her distinguished husband have returned to England with their 19-year-old son Ramses and their foster daughter, Nefret. Ramses is secretly in love with Nefret and plans to flee to Germany to avoid temptation.

Henrietta Who? written by Catherine Aird performed by Robin Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)

Henrietta Who? written by Catherine Aird performed by Robin Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Life for Henrietta Jenkins was a quiet, well-ordered affair - a home with her widowed mother and degree studies at university. But her life changed dramatically when, just before her 21st birthday, her mother's body was found in a quiet road, apparently the victim of a hit-and-run driver.

Lord Edgware Dies written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)

Lord Edgware Dies written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Actress Jane Wilkinson approaches Hercule Poirot and pleads with him to speak to her husband, Lord Edgware, who is refusing to divorce her. The next morning Lord Edgware is found murdered and witnesses tell Poirot that Jane Wilkinson was the last person to see him alive.

Maigret and the Killer written by Georges Simenon performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)

Maigret and the Killer written by Georges Simenon performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99

Maigret, superintendent of the French Police Force, investigates the perplexing murder of a young male student found lying on the sidewalk with no apparent clues as to the motive for the attack.

Morality for Beautiful Girls written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)

Morality for Beautiful Girls written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

Mma Ramotswe, daughter of the late Obed Ramotswe, is now the announced fiancée of Mr J. L. B. Matekoni. It is a fine match; she is the founder and owner of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and he is the proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. But Precious Ramotswe is not as happy as she should be under the circumstances.

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Murder begets Murder written by Roderic Jeffries performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)

Murder begets Murder written by Roderic Jeffries performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

The English community in Mallorca were sorry for William Heron. The reclusive, wealthyinvalid had come to the island accompanied by his mistress, and now there were indications that while he lay dying, she was carrying on with another man....

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Nemesis of the Dead written by Frances Lloyd performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)

Nemesis of the Dead written by Frances Lloyd performed by Gordon Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Ten holidaymakers are bound for Katastrophos, a tiny Greek island steeped in superstition and myth. Ten people whose lives are about to change forever, because one of them is planning a ruthless murder. Detective Inspector Jack Dawes of the Murder Squad is working undercover to prevent it, and takes his wife, Corrie ...

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Nine Lives to Murder written by Marian Babson performed by David Graham on Cassette (Unabridged)

Nine Lives to Murder written by Marian Babson performed by David Graham on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In this hilarious tour de chat, Marian Babson goes beyond the many bubbling mysteries she has written to add an element of comic fantasy to the menace of murder. Someone is trying to kill leading British Shakespearean actor, husband, father, ladies' man, and soon-to-be knight of the realm Winstanley Fortescue.

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Only the Cat written by Marian Babson performed by Christopher Scott on Cassette (Unabridged)

Only the Cat written by Marian Babson performed by Christopher Scott on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Found unconscious at the foot of the stairs, Vanessa is rushed to hospital. Was it an accident - or something more sinister? While the real Vanessa lies in a coma, her devoted twin decides to take her place, determined to find out if someone attempted to kill his sister.

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Parting Breath written by Catherine Aird performed by Robin Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)

Parting Breath written by Catherine Aird performed by Robin Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan knew there would be trouble when he was called in to the student sit-in at Calleshire University. The dons were nervous, the students excited - a clash of some kind seemed inevitable. But what did happen was totally unexpected.

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Snow Falling on Cedars written by David Guterson performed by Peter Marinker on CD (Unabridged)

Snow Falling on Cedars written by David Guterson performed by Peter Marinker on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When a Japanese-American is charged with the murder of a local fisherman, more than one man’s guilt is at stake. Soon to be a major film starring Ethan Hawke, directed by Scott Hicks (Shine). San Piedro Island in Puget Sound is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies.

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Tea Time for the Traditionally Built written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Caroline Lennon on Cassette (Unabridged)

Tea Time for the Traditionally Built written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Caroline Lennon on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

It is a troublesome fact on which even Mma Ramotswe and her assistant Mma Makutsi agree: there are things that men know and ladies do not, and vice versa. It is unfortunate, for example, when Mma Ramotswe's newest client is the owner of the ailing Kalahari Swoopers, that one thing lady detectives know little about is football.

Tears of the Giraffe written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)

Tears of the Giraffe written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

THE NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY introduced the world to the one and only Precious Ramotswe - the engaging and sassy owner of Botswana's only detective agency. TEARS OF THE GIRAFFE, McCall Smith's second audiobook, takes us further into this world as we follow Mama Ramotswe into more daring situations ...

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The ABC Murders written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)

The ABC Murders written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place.

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The Cat Who Came in from the Cold written by Deric Longden performed by Deric Longden on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Cat Who Came in from the Cold written by Deric Longden performed by Deric Longden on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

Deric Longden had never thought of himself a cat lover, but from the moment he saw the tiny kitten sitting on an upturned bucket down in the garden he was hooked. Strictly speaking, the little cat belonged to the neighbours, but somehow when it began to rain it seemed only natural to bring him inside ..

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The Complete Steel written by Catherine Aird performed by Robert Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Complete Steel written by Catherine Aird performed by Robert Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

There were two things seriously wrong when someone found Mr Meredith in the library of Ornum House and greeted him with a 'Good morning'. For one thing, it was five o'clock in the afternoon; and for another, the greeting took the form of a murderous blow to the back of poor Mr Meredith's head.

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The Double Comfort Safari Club written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Double Comfort Safari Club written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are called to a safari lodge in Botswana's Okavango Delta to carry out a delicate mission on behalf of a former guest. The Okavango makes Precious appreciate once again the beauty of her homeland: it is a paradise of teeming wildlife, majestic grasslands and sparkling water.

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The Edge  written by Dick Francis performed by Tony Britton on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Edge written by Dick Francis performed by Tony Britton on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

To the Jockey Club, the racing world would be a better place without Julius Apollo Filmer. An expert in corruption with a devastating line in witness intimidation – and a slippery character to put behind bars. Baffled, they call in undercover security agent Tor Kelsey to keep an unflinching eye on Filmer and his associates.

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The Excursion Train written by Edward Marston performed by Sam Dastor on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Excursion Train written by Edward Marston performed by Sam Dastor on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99

On the shocking discovery of a passenger's body on the Great Western Railway excursion train, Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant, Sergeant Victor Leeming, are dispatched to the scene. Faced with what initially appears to be a motiveless murder, Colbeck is intrigued by the murder weapon - a noose.

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The Freedom Trap written by Desmond Bagley performed by Nigel Davenport on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Freedom Trap written by Desmond Bagley performed by Nigel Davenport on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Malta. The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang which gets long-term inmates out of prison, spring a notorious Russian double agent. The trail leads Owen Stannard to Malta, and to the suave killer masterminding the gang.

The Full Cupboard of Life written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)

The Full Cupboard of Life written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

Mma Ramotswe, who became engaged to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni at the end of the first audiobook, is still engaged. She wonders when a day for the wedding will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting too much pressure on her fiance. For indeed he has other things on his mind - notably a frightening request ...

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The Golden One written by Elizabeth Peters performed by Barbara Rosenblat on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Golden One written by Elizabeth Peters performed by Barbara Rosenblat on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

The year is 1917. Risking winter storms and German torpedoes, the Emersons are heading for Egypt once again: Amelia, Emerson, their son Ramses and his wife Nefret. Emerson is counting on a long season of excavation without distractions but this proves to be a forlorn hope.

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Precious Ramotswe, the ample and good-natured owner of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is experiencing staffing difficulties. Her relationship with her assistant, Mma Makutsi, is strained. But the work of the agency must continue. Mr J. L .B. Matekoni becomes involved in the agency's work when he investigates an errant husband.

The Kalahari Typing School for Men written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)

The Kalahari Typing School for Men written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

In this fourth audiobook of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the ever-popular Precious Ramotswe - Botswana's leading, and only, female private detective - faces a new and unwanted problem: competition.

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The Labours of Hercules Collection written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Labours of Hercules Collection written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Hercule Poirot takes on his final cases, all of which will resemble the require Herculean feats in order to succeed. But whereas the Greek hero was blessed with gargantuan strength, Poirot’s only weapon against these monsters will be his brilliant powers of deduction.

The Listerdale Mystery written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Listerdale Mystery written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99

A flawless collection of short stories that Christie herself referred to as ‘light-hearted thrillers’. Twelve ingenious, witty mysteries showing the author at her best, including: the curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale, the strange meeting on a train of a feckless man and a beautiful girl ...

The Miracle at Speedy Motors written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Miracle at Speedy Motors written by Alexander McCall-Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99

Precious Ramotswe, traditionally built owner of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, feels that her tiny white van, which has carried her about her business with such steadfastness and reliability, should be replaced by a more modern vehicle. Precious's usually loyal husband, the wonderful Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, takes a different view.

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The Monarch of the Glen written by Compton Mackenzie performed by Gabriel Woolf on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Monarch of the Glen written by Compton Mackenzie performed by Gabriel Woolf on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

Chester Royde, an American millionaire, travels to Scotland with his new bride Carrie and sister Myrtle, to find out more about Carrie's Scottish ancestry. Their new 'relatives' turn out to be a little more authentically Scottish than they bargained for. Ben Nevis, Laird of Glenbogle Castle, is fiercely protective of his lands ....

The Mystery of the Blue Train written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffatt on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Mystery of the Blue Train written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffatt on Cassette (Unabridged)£4.99

When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, a guard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering from her slumbers. But she will never wake again, for a heavy blow has killed her, disfiguring her features almost beyond recognition. What is more, her precious rubies are missing.

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The Railway Viaduct written by Edward Marston performed by Sam Dastor on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Railway Viaduct written by Edward Marston performed by Sam Dastor on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

The Railway Detective faces his most dangerous adversary yet. It is 1852, and Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant Sergeant Victor Leeming are faced with their most complex and difficult case to date. As a train speeds over the Sankey Viaduct, a man is hurled from a carriage and plummets into the canal below.

The Religious Body written by Catherine Aird performed by Robin Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Religious Body written by Catherine Aird performed by Robin Bailey on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Inspector C.D. Sloan of the Callehsire C.I.D. makes his first appearance here as he looks into the murder of a nun at the Convent of St. Anselm. First published in 1966, The Religious Body was Aird's first book and immediately established herself as one of the leading exponents of the post-WWII English traditional mystery.

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The Thirty-Nine Steps written by John Buchan performed by Robert Powell on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Thirty-Nine Steps written by John Buchan performed by Robert Powell on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

May 1914: Europe is on the brink of war. London is riddled with spies. Richard Hannay has just returned from Rhosesia, and intends to begin a new, quiet, sedentary life. But a shady man named Franklin Scudder calls on him for help. Scudder is a freelance spy who has just uncovered a German plot to murder ....

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Three Bags Full written by Leonie Swann performed by Hugh Lee on Cassette (Unabridged)

Three Bags Full written by Leonie Swann performed by Hugh Lee on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

On a hillside near the cosy Irish village of Glennkill, a flock of sheep gather around their beloved shepherd George, who lies murdered, his body pinned to the pasture with a spade. Fortunately, George has left behind an unusually intelligent group of sheep.

Three Men in a Boat written by Jerome K. Jerome performed by Ian Carmichael on Cassette (Unabridged)

Three Men in a Boat written by Jerome K. Jerome performed by Ian Carmichael on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

If you've never read anything by Jerome K. Jerome, you'd be well advised to heed this warning by the Glasgow Herald: "It would be dangerous to [listen to] this book in any place

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Violent Ward written by Len Deighton performed by William Roberts on Cassette (Unabridged)

Violent Ward written by Len Deighton performed by William Roberts on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

If America is a lunatic asylum, then California is the Violent Ward. Mickey Murphy is a criminal lawyer with an office in LA’s downtown low-rent district, an ex-wife who bleeds him for money, clients who would plead the Fifth Amendment if they could count that high, and an unrequited passion for his wealthiest client’s wife.