New In August 2020 Part 1

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

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A Christmas Guest written by Anne Perry performed by Terrence Hardiman on CD (Unabridged)

A Christmas Guest written by Anne Perry performed by Terrence Hardiman on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Cantankerous and vinegar-tongued Grandmama, from Anne Perry's Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series, is the leading character in this Christmas novel, which unfolds in the chilly, windswept Romney Marshes off the English Channel. Grandmama arrives on a holiday visit to the home of Charlotte's parents, where a...

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A Ghost in the Machine written by Caroline Graham performed by Paul Shelley on CD (Unabridged)

A Ghost in the Machine written by Caroline Graham performed by Paul Shelley on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

If you love Agatha Christie, Ann Granger and James Runcie's The Grantchester Mysteries you'll love the Midsomer Murders mysteries by Caroline Graham. For all its old-fashioned charm, Forbes Abbot is far from the close-knit community that ex-Londoners Mallory and Kate Lawson expected. In this village, everyday..

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A Perfect Husband written by Hilary Boyd performed by Julia Franklin on CD (Unabridged)

A Perfect Husband written by Hilary Boyd performed by Julia Franklin on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Lily and Freddy have always had a have a wonderful relationship, but then Freddy becomes snappy and distracted. Is he having an affair? The truth turns out to be much worse... Freddy is addicted to gambling. He's been helping himself to money from his own company, and worst of all, his wife's money.

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Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex written by Anne Frank performed by Kathe Mazur on CD (Unabridged)

Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex written by Anne Frank performed by Kathe Mazur on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Anne Frank is known worldwide for her moving and powerful Diary written whilst hiding from the Nazis. Less well known are these stories, fables, personal reminiscences and an unfinished novel - now re-issued after being out of print for many years. Her humour, unflinching honesty and her wisdom - all ...

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Barchester Towers written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)

Barchester Towers written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)£89.99  -  £129.99

Barchester Towers is Anthony Trollope's comic masterpiece. Ranged either side of the unfathomable Victorian divide between the High Anglican clergy and their modern, evangelical brethren we meet the saintly Septimus Harding and the furious Archdeacon Grantly and, opposing, the fearsome ...

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Brat Farrar written by Josephine Tey performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)

Brat Farrar written by Josephine Tey performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

A stranger enters the inner sanctum of the Ashby family posing as Patrick Ashby, the heir to the family's sizeable fortune. The stranger, Brat Farrar, has been carefully coached on Patrick's mannerisms, appearance and every significant detail of Patrick's early life, up to his 13th year when he disappeared and was...

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Brilliance of the Moon written by Lian Hearn performed by Kevin Gray and Aiko Nakasone on CD (Unabridged)

Brilliance of the Moon written by Lian Hearn performed by Kevin Gray and Aiko Nakasone on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Brilliance of the Moon is the third book in the Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn.A beautiful, haunting evocation of the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's imagination, this thrilling follow-up to Grass for His Pillow and Across the Nightingale Floor delves deeper into the complex loyalties that bind its characters...

Cargo of Eagles written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

Cargo of Eagles written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Albert Campion sets out to plumb the secrets of Saltey, an ancient hamlet on the Essex marshes. Once the haunt of smugglers, now it hides a secret rich and mysterious enough to trap all who enter - and someone in the village is willing to terrorise, murder and raise the very devil to keep that secret to themselves.

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Churchill A Life - Part Two written by Martin Gilbert performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Churchill A Life - Part Two written by Martin Gilbert performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Churchill: A Life follows Winston Churchill from his earliest days to his moments of triumph. Here, the drama and excitement of his story are ever-present. Martin Gilbert gives us a vivid portrait, using Churchill's most personal letters and the recollections of his contemporaries, both friends and enemies, to go...

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Clubbed to Death written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)

Clubbed to Death written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Robert Amiss is persuaded by his friend Detective Sergeant Pooley of the CID to take a job as a waiter in ffeatherstonehaughs (pronounced Fanshaws), a gentlemens' club in St James. The club secretary has allegedly jumped to his death from the gallery of this imposing building. Against most of the evidence...

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Death of a Prankster written by M.C. Beaton performed by Shaun Grindell on CD (Unabridged)

Death of a Prankster written by M.C. Beaton performed by Shaun Grindell on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When police constable Hamish Macbeth receives the news that there has been a murder at Arrat House, home of the relentless practical joker Arthur Trent, he doesn’t race to the scene of the crime. After all, last time he was called to investigate a death at the isolated Scottish manor, the "victim" turned out to be...

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Don't Leave Me This Way - Or When I Get Back on My Feet You'll Be Sorry written by Julia Fox Garrison performed by Joyce Bean on CD (Unabridged)

Don't Leave Me This Way - Or When I Get Back on My Feet You'll Be Sorry written by Julia Fox Garrison performed by Joyce Bean on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Julia Fox Garrison refused to listen to the professionals she called Dr. Jerk and Dr. Panic, who - after she suffered a massive, debilitating stroke at age thirty-seven - told her she’d probably die, or to Nurse Doom, who ignored her emergency call button. Instead she heeded the advice of kind, gifted Dr. Neuro, who...

Effortless Success written by Michael Neill performed by Michael Neill on CD (Unabridged)

Effortless Success written by Michael Neill performed by Michael Neill on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Imagine a CD set that could change your life for the better, just by listening to it. Effortless success is it!For the past fifteen years, Michael Neill has been a coach, friend, mentor and creative sparkplug to celebrities, CEO's, royalty and people who want more out of their lives. In this friendly and practical CD set...

Final Curtain written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on CD (Unabridged)

Final Curtain written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A country house murder, artistic insight and the post-war reunion of Alleyn and Troy combine in Ngaio Marsh’s wittiest and most readable novel. Agatha Troy, world famous portrait painter, is inveigled into accepting a commission to paint the 70-year-old Sir Henry Ancred, Bart.,

Flowers for the Judge written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

Flowers for the Judge written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99

The secrets of the respected publishing house of Barnabus Ltd. stretch back many years, but when one of the directors is found dead, locked in the company's strongroom, it's time for Albert Campion to set to work puzzling out the mysteries.

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Jamaica Inn written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Tony Britton on CD (Unabridged)

Jamaica Inn written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Tony Britton on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

After the untimely death of her mother, Mary Yellan travels across the untamed and desolate Cornish moors in search of her only living relative. A resolute and inspirational heroine, 23-year-old Mary finds her aunt, Patience Merlyn, in a desolate and irksome Inn on Bodmin Moor. Realising that the stark and...

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Lord Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Lord Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

The Admiral's face was grim as he gave Commodore Hornblower his orders. The situation was critical: mutiny was an infection that could spread through the fleet like the plague and, furthermore, the crew were threatening to go over to the French.

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Losing Ground written by Catherine Aird performed by Ric Jerrom on CD (Unabridged)

Losing Ground written by Catherine Aird performed by Ric Jerrom on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Detective Chief Inspector Sloan and his assistant, Detective Constable Crosby, are called in to investigate the theft of a valuable painting from the old manor house of Tolmie Park just before the estate goes up in flames, but their search for a thief is complicated by the discovery of a grisly pile of bones in the...

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Maskerade written by Terry Pratchett performed by Nigel Planer on CD (Unabridged)

Maskerade written by Terry Pratchett performed by Nigel Planer on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

The show must go on, as murder, music and mayhem run riot in the night. The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork, is a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by a strangely familiar evil mastermind in a hideously deformed evening dress. At least, he hopes so. But Granny...

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Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man written by Siegfried Sassoon performed by James Wilby on CD (Abridged)

Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man written by Siegfried Sassoon performed by James Wilby on CD (Abridged)£69.99

George Sherston - the 'I' of the book - is a shy, sensitive, and rather lonely boy living on the Kent/Sussex border in the early years of the 20th century. His great loves are sports, horses and hunting, and the story is told through his gentle and comic adventures at point-to-point races or village cricket matches in...

More Work for The Undertaker written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

More Work for The Undertaker written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks!

In a masterpiece of storytelling, Margery Allingham sends her elegant and engaging detective Albert Campion into the eccentric Palinode household, where there have been two suspicious deaths.

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Mr Midshipman Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Mr Midshipman Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

The first episode, initially created as a prequel, of C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower series, sees 17-year-old Horatio as he embarks upon a navy career aboard HMS Justinian. Older than most other seamen training to become naval officers, Hornblower is initially ridiculed for his dull...

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Nation written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)

Nation written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Finding himself alone on a desert island when everything and everyone he knows and loved has been washed away in a huge storm, Mau is the last surviving member of his nation. He's also completely alone - or so he thinks until he finds the ghost girl. She has no toes, wears strange lacy trousers like the...

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Oliver Twist written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)

Oliver Twist written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

A workhouse orphan, Oliver experiences the terror and brutality of the criminal underworld. His companions, a thief, a whore, a pickpocket, and a fence, are destined for gruesome ends, but Oliver emerges unscathed from the darkness of the underworld.

Police at the Funeral written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

Police at the Funeral written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks! Amateur detective Albert Campion is summoned to Cambridge to assist the Faraday family with a mystery. He must untangle a web of family resentments and discover the truth behind the disappearance of one of the Faraday cousins, vanished without a trace one Sunday...

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Second Time Around written by Marcia Willett performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)

Second Time Around written by Marcia Willett performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Marcia Willett's uplifting novel Second Time Around tells the tale of three cousins who are brought together, each in desperate need of a sense of belonging. The perfect read for fans of Liz Fenwick and Harriet Evans. When Mathilda Rainbird bequeaths her beautiful house in a Devonshire cove to three unknown...

Shakespeare's Restless World written by Neil MacGregor performed by Neil MacGregor on CD (Unabridged)

Shakespeare's Restless World written by Neil MacGregor performed by Neil MacGregor on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

What was life like for Shakespeare's first audiences? In a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, how did Elizabethan play-goers make sense of their changing world? What did the plays mean to the public when they were first performed? In this fascinating series, Neil MacGregor attempts to...

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Sisters Under the Skin written by Marcia Willett (writing as Willa Marsh) performed by Rowena Cooper on CD (Unabridged)

Sisters Under the Skin written by Marcia Willett (writing as Willa Marsh) performed by Rowena Cooper on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Stepsisters Olivia and Emily are at daggers drawn until the arrival of their half-sister, Rosie, when they unite in their hatred of the newcomer. Rosie can look after herself, though, and cunningly throws secret spanners in the works for her sisters.

The Children of Hurin written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Sir Christopher Lee and Christopher Tolkien on CD (Unabridged)

The Children of Hurin written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Sir Christopher Lee and Christopher Tolkien on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

There are tales of Middle-earth from times long before The Lord of the Rings. The story told in this book is set in the great country that lay beyond the Grey Havens in the West: lands where Treebeard once walked, but which were drowned in the great cataclysm that ended the First Age of the World.

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The Convenient Marriage written by Georgette Heyer performed by Caroline Hunt on CD (Unabridged)

The Convenient Marriage written by Georgette Heyer performed by Caroline Hunt on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

When the most eligible Earl of Rule offers for the hand of the beauty of the Winwood family, he has no notion of the distress he causes his intended. For Miss Lizzie Winwood is promised to the excellent, but impoverished, Mr Edward Heron. Disaster can only be averted by the delightful impetuosity of her ...

The Crime at Black Dudley written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

The Crime at Black Dudley written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks!

When George Abbershaw is invited to Black Dudley Manor for the weekend, he has only one thing on his mind - proposing to Meggie Oliphant. Unfortunately for George, things don't quite go according to plan.

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The Isadora Moon Collection written by Harriet Muncaster performed by Katy Sobey on CD (Unabridged)

The Isadora Moon Collection written by Harriet Muncaster performed by Katy Sobey on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

An exciting collection of the first four Isadora Moon adventures...the ideal choice for listeners who want their magic and sparkle with a bit of bite! Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique! Isadora Moon is special because she is different. Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and Isadora is a bit of both.

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The Journey of Not Knowing - How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There is None written by Julie Benezet performed by Karen White on CD (Unabridged)

The Journey of Not Knowing - How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There is None written by Julie Benezet performed by Karen White on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The Journey of Not Knowing is a fast-paced, entertaining book that gets to the heart of a critical state in today's business climate and society overall: the constantly changing, ambiguous 21st century and the uncharted waters ahead. This book will inspire leaders of any size organization to come to grips with...

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The Lower River written by Paul Theroux performed by Jefferson Mays on CD (Unabridged)

The Lower River written by Paul Theroux performed by Jefferson Mays on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Award-winning writer Paul Theroux draws upon personal experience of living in Malawi in his eye-opening novel, about one man's return to an Africa he no longer recognises, The Lower River. Decades ago Massachusetts salesman Ellis Hock spent four years in Africa - and the continent has never left him.

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries written by Gladys Mitchell performed by Mary Wimbush, Leslie Phillips and Full Cast Drama Team on CD (Abridged)

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries written by Gladys Mitchell performed by Mary Wimbush, Leslie Phillips and Full Cast Drama Team on CD (Abridged)£24.99

Mary Wimbush stars as unconventional psychoanalyst sleuth Mrs Bradley in these two full-cast dramatisations of stories by Gladys Mitchell. Colourful, cynical, intimidating and extremely intelligent, Mrs Bradley is one of the most unorthodox detectives in the history of Golden Age crime fiction. The heroine ...

The Notebook written by Nicholas Sparks performed by Barry Bostwick on CD (Unabridged)

The Notebook written by Nicholas Sparks performed by Barry Bostwick on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The love story to end all love stories from the internationally best-selling author Nicholas Sparks. Now a major motion picture starring Ryan Gosling (Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated star of La La Land) and Rachel McAdams. How far can love endure? Noah Calhoun has just returned from World War...

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist written by Mohsin Hamid  performed by Satya Bhabha on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Fundamentalist written by Mohsin Hamid performed by Satya Bhabha on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Excuse me, sir, but may I be of assistance? Ah, I see I have alarmed you. Do not be frightened by my beard. I am a lover of America....' So speaks the mysterious stranger at a Lahore cafe as dusk settles. Invited to join him for tea, you learn his name and what led this speaker of immaculate English to seek...

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The Royal Stuarts - A History of the Family that Shaped Britain written by Allan Massie performed by John Telfer on CD (Unabridged)

The Royal Stuarts - A History of the Family that Shaped Britain written by Allan Massie performed by John Telfer on CD (Unabridged)£89.99

Churchill: A Life follows Winston Churchill from his earliest days to his moments of triumph. Here, the drama and excitement of his story are ever-present. Martin Gilbert gives us a vivid portrait, using Churchill's most personal letters and the recollections of his contemporaries, both friends and enemies, to go...

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The Saint Valentine's Day Murders written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)

The Saint Valentine's Day Murders written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Life in a dismal bureaucratic cul - de - sac is not what Robert Amiss expects when the British civil service lends him for a year to the British Conservation Corporation. In fact, he finds himself condemned to a non - job in a backwater, managing disgruntled and demoralized time - servers who deeply resent him.

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The Seashell on the Mountaintop written by Alan Cutler performed by Paul Hecht on CD (Unabridged)

The Seashell on the Mountaintop written by Alan Cutler performed by Paul Hecht on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

Dubbed ' the founder of modern geology' by Stephen Jay Gould, the 17th century Danish scientist Nicolaus Steno was the first man to to suggest that the existence of fossils demanded a much longer history for the earth than the roughly six thousand years suggested by the Bible.

The Steam Whistle Theatre Company written by Vivian French performed by Peter Kenny on CD (Unabridged)

The Steam Whistle Theatre Company written by Vivian French performed by Peter Kenny on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The wonderful adventures of a family theatre-troupe, touring Victorian England by train – a high-octane, high-drama romp, with a colourful company of characters. Dark and deadly deeds, piratical plots, lost heiresses and poor little orphans – Vivian French conjures up the very spirit of Victorian theatre in a...

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The Truth and Other Lies written by Sascha Arango performed by Corey Brill on CD (Unabridged)

The Truth and Other Lies written by Sascha Arango performed by Corey Brill on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A literary crime thriller with “a clever plot that always surprises, told with dark humor and dry wit” (The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice), this brilliant debut follows a famous author whose wife—the brains behind his success—meets an untimely death, leaving him to deal with the consequences.

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Too Good To Be True written by Benjamin Anastas performed by Tim Lundeen on CD (Unabridged)

Too Good To Be True written by Benjamin Anastas performed by Tim Lundeen on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Recounts the author's efforts to rebuild in the face of a failing literary career and his wife's abandonment for another man, describing how his love for his young son inspired the confrontation of his own painful childhood memories.

Truly Sweet written by Candis Terry performed by Xe Sands on CD (Unabridged)

Truly Sweet written by Candis Terry performed by Xe Sands on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

When the one you've always wanted... At 16, Annabelle Morgan hoped her crush on Jake Wilder was just a passing phase. Now she's 29 and nothing has changed - except Jake. The once-carefree Marine has come home with a giant chip on his shoulder. He insists a single mom like Annie deserves more than...