New In December 2023 Part 1

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

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Nineteen Eighty-Four written by George Orwell performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)

Nineteen Eighty-Four written by George Orwell performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

Another truly Genius Performance by Samuel West!

His reading of this book evokes the menace of Orwell's vision in a way none of us have ever heard before - another Must Listen!

Published in 1949, Ninety Eighty-Four is Orwell's terrifing vision of a totalitarian future. Its hero, Winston Smith, is a worker at the Ministry of Truth, where he falsifies records for the party. Secretly subversive, he and his colleague Julia try to free themselves from political slavery but the price of freedom is betrayal.

Agatha Raisin and A Spoonful of Poison written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and A Spoonful of Poison written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

A Genius performance by Penelope Keith! Cranky but lovable sleuth Agatha Raisin’s detective agency has become so successful that she wants nothing more than to take quality time for rest and relaxation. But as soon as she begins closing the agency on weekends, she remembers that when she has plenty of ....

The Capture of Cerberus and The Incident of The Dog's Ball written by Agatha Christie performed by David Suchet on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Capture of Cerberus and The Incident of The Dog's Ball written by Agatha Christie performed by David Suchet on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Two recently-rediscovered Hercule Poirot short stories by Agatha Christie, read by David Suchet. In 2004, a remarkable archive was unearthed at Agatha Christie’s family home, Greenway - 73 of her private notebooks, filled with pencilled jottings and ideas. Hidden within this literary treasure trove were two...

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The War of the World - History's Age of Hatred written by Niall Ferguson performed by Sean Barrett on CD (Abridged)

The War of the World - History's Age of Hatred written by Niall Ferguson performed by Sean Barrett on CD (Abridged)£29.99

The world at the beginning of the 20th century seemed for most of its inhabitants stable and relatively benign. Globalizing, booming economies married to technological breakthroughs seemed to promise a better world for most people. Instead, the 20th century proved to be overwhelmingly the most violent...

Triple Bill written by Alan Bennett performed by Patricia Routledge, Hugh Lloyd, Judi Dench and Thora Hird on CD (Abridged)

Triple Bill written by Alan Bennett performed by Patricia Routledge, Hugh Lloyd, Judi Dench and Thora Hird on CD (Abridged)£9.99

A collection of three BBC Radio dramas from award-winning author Alan Bennett. A Visit from Miss Prothero features Mr Dodsworth, a retiree who has all the time in the world. Then he has a visitor from his old firm – Miss Prothero, who is eager to tell him all the news...

9th Judgement written by James Patterson with Maxine Paetro performed by Carolyn McCormick on Audio CD (Abridged)

9th Judgement written by James Patterson with Maxine Paetro performed by Carolyn McCormick on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

A disturbed killer targets San Francisco's most innocent and vulnerable... Sarah Wells is a normal, suburban woman. She has a husband, a job as an English teacher at the local high-school, but she also has a secret ... she is an expert jewel thief. While her rich victims throw parties, Sarah breaks into their homes and steals from right under their very...

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn written by Colin Dexter performed by Kevin Whately on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn written by Colin Dexter performed by Kevin Whately on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Morse had never ceased to wonder why, with the staggering advances in medical science, all pronouncements concerning times of death seemed so disconcertingly vague. The murder of a deaf academic in his North Oxford home is the start of a formidably labyrinthine case for Chief Inspector Morse, as he tries to track down the killer through the...

The Rule of Four written by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason performed by Jose Hamilton on CD (Abridged)

The Rule of Four written by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason performed by Jose Hamilton on CD (Abridged)£9.99

The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili is one of the most complex books ever written. Coded in seven languages, it is a passionate love story, an intricate mathematical labyrinth and a tale of Renaissance tragedy that has baffled scholars since it was first published in 1499. Five hundred years later, Princeton student Tom Sullivan is haunted by the violent death of his father, an academic who devoted his life to unlocking the book's secret. With his roommate Paul, Tom discovers a...

Piece of My Heart written by Peter Robinson performed by Neil Pearson and Hugh Ross on CD (Abridged)

Piece of My Heart written by Peter Robinson performed by Neil Pearson and Hugh Ross on CD (Abridged)£9.99

As volunteers clean up after a huge outdoor rock concert in Yorkshire in 1969, they discover the body of a young woman wrapped in a sleeping bag. She has been brutally murdered.

Dead Ringers Series 8 written by BBC Comedy Team performed by Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Mark Perry and Kevin Connelly on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Dead Ringers Series 8 written by BBC Comedy Team performed by Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Mark Perry and Kevin Connelly on Audio CD (Unabridged)£4.99  -  £6.99

All four episodes from the eighth series of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy series, starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Kevin Connelly and Mark Perry. Amongst the people regularly impersonated on the show are George Bush, Tony Blair, Tom Baker, Ann Widdecombe and the cast of The Archers.

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The Summer of the Danes written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Summer of the Danes written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

In the summer of 1144, a strange calm has settled over England. The armies of King Stephen and Empress Maud have temporarily exhausted each other. Brother Cadfael considers peace a blessing, but a little excitement never comes amiss to a former soldier and Cadfael is delighted to ........

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The Heretic's Apprentice written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Heretic's Apprentice written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

When the body of William arrives at the Abbey of St Peter and St Paul to be buried, the mighty prelate, Gerbert, tries to block his wish, recalling that he had been accused of heretical practices. A death ensues and Brother Cadfael is called to turn detective and solve the murder.

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The Virgin in the Ice written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Virgin in the Ice written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£129.99  -  £169.99

It is winter 1139 and the tranquil life in the monastery gardens in Shrewsbury is again interrupted by violence. Raging civil war has sent refugees fleeing north from Worcester. Among them are two orphans from a noble family, a boy of thirteen and an eighteen year old girl of great beauty ...

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The Holy Thief written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Holy Thief written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £79.99

At the height of the hot summer of 1144, the Earl of Essex succumbs to a fatal arrow, but only after a lingering fever, during which his officials do their best to save him from hellfire by restoring various properties he has annexed, including the abbey of Ramsey.

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Monk's Hood written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

Monk's Hood written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £99.99

At the Bendictine monastery in Shrewsbury in 1138, the gardens are flourishing under the expert tending of Brother Cadfael. His shelves boast all sorts of medication for every kind of ailment. But then a local landowner is poisoned with Cadfael's own concoction intended for aching joints.

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An Excellent Mystery written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

An Excellent Mystery written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £79.99

With no clues to work on, he begins his own investigation. No clues, that is, until the sudden, senseless murder of Agatha's maid. What is going on in the mysterious Mrs Forrest's Mayfair flat? And can Wimsey catch a desperate murderer before he himself becomes one of the victims?

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The Raven in the Foregate written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Raven in the Foregate written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

Christmas, 1141 AD. A priest arrives from London to fill the vacant living of Holy Cross (the Foregate) - a man of presence, scholarship and discipline, but one who lacks the common touch. When he is found drowned in the mill-pond, suspicion is cast in many directions, not least towards a young man who came in the priest's train.

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The Sanctuary Sparrow written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Sanctuary Sparrow written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £69.99

Sudden drama strikes the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury when a young man, pursued by a lynching mob, claims sanctuary just in time to save his own life. The accusation is robbery and murder, yet Brother Cadfael senses his innocence and sets out to solve yet another tangle ...

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The Hermit of Eyton Forest written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Hermit of Eyton Forest written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

The year is 1142, and all England is in the iron grip of a civil war. And within the sheltered cloisters of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, there begins a chain of events no less momentous than the political upheavals of the outside world.

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The Confession of Brother Haluin written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Confession of Brother Haluin written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

In the winter of 1142, snow blankets the Bendictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul causing damage to the guest hall, and the brothers must repair its roof before the danger worsens. The treacherously icy conditions are to prove nigh fatal for Brother Haulin when he slips from the roof in a terrible fall ...

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Brother Cadfael's Penance written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

Brother Cadfael's Penance written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

The cloistered walls of Shrewsbury Abbey have always protected Brother Cadfael from the raging Civil War. But when fighting escalates between Empress Maud and King Stephen, the war takes a deadly step closer to him. Taken prisoner in the battle for Maud's land is Olivier de Bretagne, Brother Cadfael's own son- born as a result ...

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One Corpse Too Many written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

One Corpse Too Many written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

In the summer of 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden to the bloody battlefield. Not far from the safety of the Abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle falls, leaving its 94 defenders loyal to the empress to hang as traitors.

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The Glass Lake written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Glass Lake written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

An incandescent novel of love, obsession, and the secrets that take root in the human heart, by the author of The Copper Beech and Circle Of Friends. Lough Glass is at the heart and soul of the namesake town clinging to its shore. They say that if you go out on St. Agnes' Eve and look into the lake at sunset you can see your future. But beneath its serene surface, the lake harbors secrets as dark and unfathomable as the...

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Science Fiction Favourites written by Isaac Asimov performed by Isaac Asimov on Cassette (Unabridged)

Science Fiction Favourites written by Isaac Asimov performed by Isaac Asimov on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £39.99

A wonderful collection of early Asimov short stories read by the master of Science Fiction! This selection shows the variety of different themes that Asimov is capable of. Exceptionally rare set and a must for any Asimov collector or Sci-Fi fan!

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Travels With Charley written by John Steinbeck performed by Gary Sinise on Cassette (Unabridged)

Travels With Charley written by John Steinbeck performed by Gary Sinise on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In 1960, when he was almost 60 years old, John Steinbeck set out to rediscover his native land. Accompanied only by a distinguished french poodle named Charley, he travelled across the United States in a three-quarter-ton pick-up truck equipped with a miniature ship's cabin and named Rocinante. His course...

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Death At The Dolphin written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on Cassette (Unabridged)

Death At The Dolphin written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

The restoration of a bombed-out London theatre ends in violent death – and one of Marsh’s most vivid and dramatic novels When the bombed-out Dolphin Theatre is given to Peregrine Jay by a mysterious wealthy patron, he is overjoyed.

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The Crazed written by Ha Jin performed by Norm Lee on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Crazed written by Ha Jin performed by Norm Lee on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Best-selling, National Book Award-winning author Ha Jin displays his impressive storytelling gifts in this richly textured examination of contemporary China and the civil unrest at Tiananmen Square in 1989. Professor Yang, a respected literature scholar, suffers a stroke and is confined to a hospital bed. Now Jian Wan, Yang’s brightest student and future son-in-law, must suspend his rigorous studies to care for his mentor. Jian dutifully keeps watch as Yang begins raving...

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What Dreams May Come written by Richard Matheson performed by Robertson Dean on Audio CD (Unabridged)

What Dreams May Come written by Richard Matheson performed by Robertson Dean on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

What happens to us after we die? Chris Nielsen had no idea, until an unexpected accident cut his life short, separating him from his beloved wife, Annie. Now Chris must discover the true nature of life after death. But even heaven is not complete without Annie, and the divided soul mates will do anything to reach each other across the boundaries between life and death. When tragedy threatens to divide them forever, Chris risks his very soul to save Annie from an eternity...

Sense and Sensibility written by Joanna Trollope performed by Rachael Sterling on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Sense and Sensibility written by Joanna Trollope performed by Rachael Sterling on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Joanna Trollope’s much-anticipated contemporary reworking of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility will launch The Austen Project and be one of the most talked about books of 2013. Two sisters could hardly be more different. Elinor Dashwood, an architecture student, values discretion above all. Her impulsive sister Marianne displays her creativity everywhere as she dreams of going to art school. But when the family finds itself forced out of Norland Park, their beloved...

For Valour written by Andy McNab performed by Paul Thornley on Audio CD (Unabridged)

For Valour written by Andy McNab performed by Paul Thornley on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

When a young trooper is shot in the head at the Regiment’s renowned Killing House, Nick Stone is perfectly qualified to investigate the mysterious circumstances more deeply. He has just returned from Moscow – still trying to come to terms with the fact that his girlfriend and baby son are safer there without him – so combines an unrivalled understanding of the Special Forces landscape with a detachment that should allow him to remain in cover. But less than forty-eight...

Charles Dickens Readings by Prunella Scales and Samuel West written by Charles Dickens performed by Prunella Scales and Samuel West on Audio CD (Abridged)

Charles Dickens Readings by Prunella Scales and Samuel West written by Charles Dickens performed by Prunella Scales and Samuel West on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Actors Prunella Scales and Samuel West read the works of author Charles Dickens, with music of Dickens' time played on Victorian musical boxes and cylinder pianos alternates between the spoken work passages. It contains extracts from "Oliver Twist" (1839), "David Copperfield" (1850), "Little Dorrit" (1857), and the climax, three marvelous scenes from "Great Expectations" (1861).

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Horror House written by Mary Hooper performed by Tom Lawrence on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Horror House written by Mary Hooper performed by Tom Lawrence on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Jake is sure he's going to hate the village where he's moved with his mum and twin sister, Jenna. There are only about ten houses and a green - boring.

But when Jenna spots the ghost of a cute-looking beagle with a lead in its mouth, Jake and Jenna begin to realize that the village might not be as boring as it first seemed and that there are some very spooky goings-on...not least, the deserted derelict house and the creepy noises that are coming from somewhere inside it....

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Everneath written by Brodi Ashton performed by Katherine Fenton on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Everneath written by Brodi Ashton performed by Katherine Fenton on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

"Enthralling and suspenseful, EVERNEATH is pure indulgent escapism!" - Becca Fitzpatrick, NYT Bestselling Author of Hush, Hush Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she's returned- to her old life, her family, her friends- before being banished back to the underworld... this time forever. She has six months before the Everneath comes to claim her...

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Wild Life written by Simon King performed by Simon King on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Wild Life written by Simon King performed by Simon King on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Even as a very young child, Simon King was passionate about the natural world. Being savaged by a rabid cheetah, charged at by rhinos and elephants and defecated upon by a long list of birds and other animals may sound like hell to some. But these, along with countless other experiences alongside all things furry, scaly, slimy and feathery have provided him with an enormously rich bank of tales to relive and retell. With his professional life starting aged ten, acting in a...

The Last Cigarette - The Smoking Diaries Volume 3 written by Simon Gray performed by Simon Gray on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Last Cigarette - The Smoking Diaries Volume 3 written by Simon Gray performed by Simon Gray on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

Simon Gray is determined to give up smoking. Really. At last. Can he kick the habit of sixty years? Will he, sometime soon, be able to leave his house without nervously feeling for his two packets of twenty and his two lighters, and add no more singes to his cardigan? As this wonderful, wayward record of Gray's life progresses, these questions are overtaken by much larger ones. What is that lady on the plane to Athens doing with her nose? What was sex like before 1963?

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The Bloke's Bible written by Dave Hopwood performed by Dave Hopwood on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Bloke's Bible written by Dave Hopwood performed by Dave Hopwood on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

Ever walked into the local pub with your Bible, sat down and tried to make sense of the world? Ever looked around and wondered if the book you're holding is relevant to the poeple at the bar, to the ordinary guy with his pint... or to you? This book is a selection of familiar Bible stories, retold. Running parallel is the story of an ordinary guy who goes to the pub.....

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Cents and Sensibility written by Maggie Alderson performed by Nicky Talacko on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Cents and Sensibility written by Maggie Alderson performed by Nicky Talacko on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Here's a high-fashion, jet-setting novel from the best-selling author of Pants on Fire and Mad About the Boy. Stella Fain has a rule for men she likes: make them wait. But the gorgeous Jay proves an exception to the rule when he bowls Stella off her Prada wedges at a press junket on the Cote d'Azur. He might seem to have everything going for him, but Stella is about to realize that while jetset lifestyles can be fabulous, her career as a journalist isn't something she wants...

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The Town written by Shaun Prescott performed by Tim Potter on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Town written by Shaun Prescott performed by Tim Potter on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

With this long-awaited and utterly unique debut novel, Shaun Prescott announces himself as a compelling new voice. The Town is magnetic, revealing the true depth of Australia: the good, the bad and the captivatingly ugly. But there had been a war. Everyone was certain of it, though it had been a long time since. This is Australia: an unnamed dead-end town in the heart of the outback. A young writer arrives in New South Wales to research local settlements that are slowly...

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Ethan Frome written by Edith Wharton performed by Scott Brick on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Ethan Frome written by Edith Wharton performed by Scott Brick on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Ethan Frome, a poor, downtrodden New England farmer, is trapped in a loveless marriage to his invalid wife, Zeena. His ambition and intelligence are oppressed by Zeena's cold, conniving character. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie arrives to help care for her, Ethan is immediately taken by Mattie's warm, vivacious personality. They fall desperately in love as he realizes how much is missing from his life and marriage. Tragically, their love is doomed by Zeena's...

Farther Afield written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Carole Boyd on Audio CD (Abridged)

Farther Afield written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Carole Boyd on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

The end of the school year often brings unmitigated rapture for schoolteachers, and so it should for Miss Read, schoolmistress in the charming English village of Fairacre.

When Miss Read returns, refreshed, to her beloved village, she is ready to tackle the problems that await her.

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The Howards of Caxley written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by June Barrie on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Howards of Caxley written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by June Barrie on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The attractive town of Caxley became prosperous through its connection with the wool trade, and on market day it is a hive of activity as the townspeople and neighboring villages from Fairacre, Beech Green, and Bent come to shop, chat, and watch the world go by. Families have lived here for generations, but it is the story of the Norths and the Howards in particular that is told in this delightful book. "The Howards of Caxley begins on a fine May morning in the fateful year of...

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Nightbooks written by J.A. White performed by Kirby Heybourne on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Nightbooks written by J.A. White performed by Kirby Heybourne on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Soon to be a Netflix film. A modern spin on the Scheherazade story, perfect for fans of Coraline and Grimm. A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. Alex's hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he'll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He's loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don't have a happily ever after. But now that Alex is trapped in a terrifying...

Lords of the Bow written by Conn Iggulden performed by Russell Boulter on Audio CD (Abridged)

Lords of the Bow written by Conn Iggulden performed by Russell Boulter on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99

The gathering of the tribes of the Mongols has been a long time in coming, but finally, triumphantly, Temujin of the Wolves, Genghis Khan, is given the full accolade of overall leader and their oaths. Now he can begin to meld all the previously warring people into one army, one nation. But the task Genghis has set himself, and them, is formidable. He is determined to travel to the land of the long-time enemy, the Chin, and attack them there. The distances and terrain - the...

Now We Are Sixty written by Christopher Matthew performed by Robert Daws, Martin Jarvis, Virginia McKeena and Geoffrey Palmer on Audio CD (Abridged)

Now We Are Sixty written by Christopher Matthew performed by Robert Daws, Martin Jarvis, Virginia McKeena and Geoffrey Palmer on Audio CD (Abridged)£6.99

Christopher Matthew's tribute to A. A. Milne's classic poems - such as 'Buckingham Palace', 'Lines and Squares', 'Puppy and I' and 'Rice Pudding' - is the perfect listen for those just turning 60. Publishing for the first time in audio download to coincide with the 20th anniversary. When Christopher was six, the poems of Milne were always on hand to reassure him that other children were just as puzzled and naughty and silly as he was, and that grown-ups could be even sillier.

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Short Stories Volume 1 written by Ernest Hemingway performed by Stacy Keach on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Short Stories Volume 1 written by Ernest Hemingway performed by Stacy Keach on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Before he gained wide fame as a novelist, Ernest Hemingway established his literary reputation with his short stories. Set in the varied landscapes of Spain, Africa, and the American Midwest, this definitive audio collection traces the development and maturation of Hemingway's distinct and revolutionary storytelling style -- from the plain bald language of his first story to his mastery of seamless prose that contained a spare, eloquent pathos, as well as a sense...

Magpie Murders written by Anthony Horowitz performed by Samantha Bond and Allan Corduner on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Magpie Murders written by Anthony Horowitz performed by Samantha Bond and Allan Corduner on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Once again, Anthony Horowitz proves to be a captivating storyteller in this mysterious crime caper with an old-school twist. Crafting a narrative that is fuller and more intimate at second glance, there is much more than meets the eye. When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life. She's worked with the revered crime writer for years, and his detective, Atticus Pund, is renowned for solving...

Saints of The Shadow Bible written by Ian Rankin performed by James Macpherson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Saints of The Shadow Bible written by Ian Rankin performed by James Macpherson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

Sunday Times number-one best seller Ian Rankin returns with his gripping new Rebus novel. Unabridged edition featuring a bonus interview with Ian Rankin and James MacPherson. Rebus is back on the force, albeit with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder. A 30-year-old case is being reopened, and Rebus' team from back then is suspected of foul play. With Malcolm Fox as the investigating officer, are the past and present about to collide in a shocking and...

Last Seen Wearing written by Colin Dexter performed by Samuel West on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Last Seen Wearing written by Colin Dexter performed by Samuel West on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Last Seen Wearing is the second Inspector Morse novel in Colin Dexter's Oxford-set detective series.

After leaving home to return to school, teenager Valerie Taylor had completely vanished, and the trail had gone cold.

Until two years, three months and two days after Valerie's disappearance, somebody decides to supply some surprising new evidence for the case and it's up to Morse to solve this curious case.

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You Wait Till I'm Older Than You! written by Michael Rosen performed by Michael Rosen on Cassette (Unabridged)

You Wait Till I'm Older Than You! written by Michael Rosen performed by Michael Rosen on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

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GET OFF, GET OFF, GET OFF!

Well what would you say if your brother kept whacking you with a spoon, or the spider made it all the way up the toilet bowl or your mum made you wear that horrible shirt?

Find out in this fantastically funny collection of poems all about growing up from the brilliant Michael Rosen, Children's Laureate 2007 - 2009.

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Behind The Wall - A Journey Through China written by Colin Thubron performed by Kenneth Haigh on Cassette (Abridged)

Behind The Wall - A Journey Through China written by Colin Thubron performed by Kenneth Haigh on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

A powerful unforgettable journey through China with one of our greatest travel writers. An achievement of great and lasting brilliance' Patrick Leigh Fermor Having learned Mandarin, and travelling alone by foot, bicycle and train, Colin Thubron set off on a 10,000 mile journey from Beijing to the borders of Burma. He travelled through the wind-swept wastes of the Gobi desert and finished at the far end of the Great Wall. What Thubron reveals is an astonishing diversity...

Dr. Johnson's London written by Liza Picard performed by Fiona Shaw on Cassette (Abridged)

Dr. Johnson's London written by Liza Picard performed by Fiona Shaw on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99

Like its popular and acclaimed predecessor, Restoration London, this book is the result of the author's passionate interest in the practical details of the everyday life of our ancestors, so often ignored in more conventional history books. Based on every possible contemporary source (diaries, almanacs, newspapers, advice books, memoirs, government papers and reports), Liza Picard examines every aspect of life in London: the streets, houses and gardens; cooking...

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Pepy's Diary written by Samuel Pepys performed by Kenneth Branagh on Cassette (Abridged)

Pepy's Diary written by Samuel Pepys performed by Kenneth Branagh on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

Enter the life and remarkable times of the lovable Samuel Pepys (pronounced "peeps"). Born in London in 1633, the son of a tailor, he began keeping a diary on January 1, 1660, and continued for nine years, faithfully recording the rich and varied details of seventeenth-century London life. Writing in a form of shorthand-which was not deciphered until 1825-he also painted a vivid picture of Pepys the man. In entries from 1660 through 1663, Pepys strives to establish himself...

Saint Maybe written by Anne Tyler performed by John Lithgow on Cassette (Abridged)

Saint Maybe written by Anne Tyler performed by John Lithgow on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

When 18-year-old Ian Bedloe pricks the bubble of his family's optimistic self-deception, his brother Danny drives into a wall, his sister-in-law falls apart, and his parents age before his eyes. Consumed by guilt, Ian finds the hope of forgiveness at the Church of the Second Chance, and leaves college to cope with the three children he has inherited and his own embarrassing religion. Twenty years on, Ian's prospects of a second chance are receding fast when, out of the heart...

Jude The Obscure written by Thomas Hardy performed by Samuel West on Cassette (Abridged)

Jude The Obscure written by Thomas Hardy performed by Samuel West on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99

Jude Fawley is a rural stone mason with intellectual aspirations. Frustrated by poverty and the indifference of the academic institutions at the University of Christminster, his only chance of fulfilment seems to lie in his relationship with his unconventional cousin, Sue Bridehead. But life as social outcasts proves undermining, and when tragedy occurs, Sue has no resilience and Jude is left in despair. Hardy’s portrait of Jude, the idealist and dreamer who is a prisoner of his...

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The Unexpected Guest  written by Agatha Christie performed by Jill Meers, Alexander John, Diana Bishop and Elizabeth Lindsay on Cassette (Abridged)

The Unexpected Guest written by Agatha Christie performed by Jill Meers, Alexander John, Diana Bishop and Elizabeth Lindsay on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

A foggy night... a lonely country house... and a woman with a gun in her hand quietly surveying the dead body of her husband. It looked like a straightforward case of murder. Or was it?

As the ghosts of an old wrong begin to emerge from the past, the case begins to look anything but straightforward...

First staged at the Duchess Theatre in London in 1958, this play ran for 604 performances and is as gripping and ingenious as you would expect from the Queen of Crime.

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The Blue Afternoon written by William Boyd performed by Lorelei King on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Blue Afternoon written by William Boyd performed by Lorelei King on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Winner of the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award Los Angeles, 1936. Kay Fischer, a young and ambitious architect, is being followed by an old man. When confronted, he explains that his name is Salvador Carriscant - and that he is her father. In a matter of weeks Kay will join Salvador on an extraordinary journey as they delve back into his past to not only learn the truth behind her own birth, but also to discover the whereabouts of a woman long thought dead...

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The Great Fortune written by Olivia Manning performed by Harriet Walter on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Great Fortune written by Olivia Manning performed by Harriet Walter on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

It was a strange, uncertain world that Harriet entered when she married Guy Pringle. Guy taught English at the university at Bucharest, a city of vivid contrasts, where professional beggars exist alongside the excesses of mid-European royalty and expatriate journalists with a taste for truffles and quails in aspic. Underlying this is a fitful awareness of the proximity of the Nazi threat to a Romania, which is enjoying an uneasy peace. In this exotic landscape Harriet gets to know...

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The Fall written by Simon Mawer performed by Robert Glenister on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Fall written by Simon Mawer performed by Robert Glenister on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

Rob and Jamie are great friends from childhood. They have grown up together and become top climbers, but have since become estranged. Rob is nevertheless amazed and grief-stricken when he hears of Jamie's death after a fall on a relatively easy Welsh rockface. The past, though, hides the secret clues behind the tragedy. Layer by layer Simon Mawer peels back what happened, going not only into the friends' childhoods but that of their parents - who were also intimate.

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The Lacquer Lady written by Fryniwyd Tennyson Jesse performed by June Barrie on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Lacquer Lady written by Fryniwyd Tennyson Jesse performed by June Barrie on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

An account of a young girl who leaves Brighton for the Kingdom of Mandalay and Burma where she becomes the favourite of the Burmese Queen. When she falls in love the destiny of that magnificent kingdom is changed forever.

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Niccolo Rising written by Dorothy Dunnett performed by Steven Pacey on Cassette (Unabridged)

Niccolo Rising written by Dorothy Dunnett performed by Steven Pacey on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyers apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his way to the helm of a mercantile empire. Niccolo Rising, book one of the series, finds us in Bruges, 1460. Street smart, brilliant at figures, adept at the subtleties of diplomacy and the well-timed untruth, Dunnett's hero...

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The Nursing Home Murder written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Nursing Home Murder written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

Sir John Phillips, the Harley Street surgeon, and his beautiful nurse, Jane Harden, are almost too nervous to operate. The emergency case on the table before them is the Home Secretary - and they both have very good, personal reasons to wish him dead.

Within hours he does die, although the operation itself was a complete success, and Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn must find out why....

Upstairs Downstairs written by John Hawkesworth performed by Jean Marsh on CD (Unabridged)

Upstairs Downstairs written by John Hawkesworth performed by Jean Marsh on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

An unabridged reading of John Hawkesworth's very first Upstairs, Downstairs novelization, first published in 1972. It is 1905, and the Bellamys reside in Eaton Place. Above stairs, Lady Marjorie runs the house and plans her husband's future in the government. Below stairs, Rose and Sarah, the maids, pursue their...

Gormenghast written by Mervyn Peake performed by Edmund Dehn on Cassette (Unabridged)

Gormenghast written by Mervyn Peake performed by Edmund Dehn on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

Titus Groan is seven years old. Lord and heir to the crumbling castle Gormenghast. Gothic labyrinth of roofs and turrets, cloisters and corridors, stairwells and dungeons, it is also the cobwebbed kingdom of Byzantine government and age-old rituals, a world primed to implode beneath the weight of ...

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The Glass Lake written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Glass Lake written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Audio CD (Unabridged)£99.99  -  £129.99

Kit McMahon lives in the small Irish town of Lough Glass, a place where nothing changes - until the day Kit's mother disappears and Kit is haunted by the memory of her mother, alone at the kitchen table, tears streaming down her face. Now Kit, too, has secrets: of the night she discovered a letter and burned...

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Selections from Sketches by Boz written by Charles Dickens performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)

Selections from Sketches by Boz written by Charles Dickens performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Dickens's renowned skill for keen social observation and, more specifically, his incredibly detailed knowledge of London and its theatres, prisons and inns is perfectly released in Sketches by Boz. Many of the themes he goes on to explore in his great novels are foreshadowed in this early collection of short...

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Death in Venice written by Thomas Mann performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Abridged)

Death in Venice written by Thomas Mann performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Abridged)£69.99

This recording of Thomas Mann's classic novel of desire and self-destruction won the award for Best Abridged Fiction Classic at the 1995 Talkies Awards. It is read by Dirk Bogarde, who played the role of the doomed hero in the film version of the novel.

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Love is Where it Falls written by Simon Callow performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)

Love is Where it Falls written by Simon Callow performed by Simon Callow on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

An account of the relationship between Simon Callow and the play agent, Peggy Ramsay. Despite an age difference of over 40 years, Peggy and Callow enjoyed an 11-year relationship conducted in meetings and passionately unbridled letters until Peggy's

A Short Walk from Harrods written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Abridged)

A Short Walk from Harrods written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

A Short Walk from Harrods is the sixth volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography. In it, he pays tribute to the corner of Provence that was his home for over two decades, analyzes his sense of loss at 67 after the death of his life partner, and discusses coming to terms with living alone in London.

To The Lighthouse written by Virginia Woolf performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Abridged)

To The Lighthouse written by Virginia Woolf performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

To The Lighthouse is Virginia Woolf's most accomplished novel, and her most autobiographical. It tells of one summer spent by the Ramsay family and their friends in their holiday home in Scotland. Offshore stands the lighthouse, remote, inaccessible, and external presence in a changing world.

Tess of the D'Urbervilles written by Thomas Hardy performed by Imogen Stubbs on CD (Abridged)

Tess of the D'Urbervilles written by Thomas Hardy performed by Imogen Stubbs on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her 'cousin' Alec proves to be her downfall.

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Ivanhoe written by Sir Walter Scott performed by Jonathan Oliver on Audio CD (Abridged)

Ivanhoe written by Sir Walter Scott performed by Jonathan Oliver on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

Written in 1819 but set in 12th-century England, Ivanhoe is a tale of love struggling to survive against a violent backdrop of politics and war. Wilfred of Ivanhoe was thrown out of his father's home when he fell in love with his father Cedric's ward, Lady Rowena. Ivanhoe later returns from fighting in the Crusades and is wounded in a jousting...

Predator written by Patricia Cornwell performed by Mary Stuart Masterson on Audio CD (Abridged)

Predator written by Patricia Cornwell performed by Mary Stuart Masterson on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Florida is full of human predators, and they all give Dr Kay Scarpetta the opportunity and the means to do what she does best - persuading the dead to speak to her. And in Boston, Benton Wesley is working on a secret case involving convicted killers. It is a project which gives Scarpetta deep disquiet, as does the behaviour of her niece, Lucy, who is spending too much time in cheap bars looking...

Northern Lights - BBC Full Cast Dramatisation (Film-Themed Packaging) written by Philip Pullman performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Terence Stamp, Emma Fielding and Bill Paterson on CD (Abridged)

Northern Lights - BBC Full Cast Dramatisation (Film-Themed Packaging) written by Philip Pullman performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Terence Stamp, Emma Fielding and Bill Paterson on CD (Abridged)£4.49  -  £5.99

Philip Pullman's thrilling fantasy comes alive in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. The award-winning "His Dark Materials" trilogy is a breathtaking epic adventure spanning a multitude of worlds. "Northern Lights", the opening instalment, sees Lyra and her shape-changing daemon embark on a dangerous quest. In Oxford, Lyra learns that children are being kidnapped by the mysterious Gobblers. 

Shatter written by Michael Robotham performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Abridged)

Shatter written by Michael Robotham performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Abridged)£7.99

A Genius Performance by Tim Pigott-Smith!

A naked woman in red high-heeled shoes is perched on the edge of Clifton Suspension Bridge with her back pressed to the safety fence, weeping into a mobile phone. 

Buddha Is As Buddha Does - The Ten Original Practices for Enlightened Living written by Lama Surya Das performed by Lama Surya Das on Audio CD (Abridged)

Buddha Is As Buddha Does - The Ten Original Practices for Enlightened Living written by Lama Surya Das performed by Lama Surya Das on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

One of the most learned and highly trained American-born lamas in the Tibetan tradition welcomes practitioners from all traditions to the helpful, healing insights of the Buddha, helping listeners discover peace, enlightenment, and spiritual revolution.

The Wind in the Willows written by Kenneth Grahame performed by Alan Bennett on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Wind in the Willows written by Kenneth Grahame performed by Alan Bennett on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99

Mole, Rat, and Badger are Toad’s dearest friends even as the aristocratic amphibian’s wastrel ways get him into trouble. After being arrested and sentenced to jail, he returns to his ancestral home of Toad Hall to find it overrun with stoats and weasels from the Wild Wood. But his friends haven’t abandoned him yet.

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Dam Busters - The Race to Smash the Dams 1943 written by James Holland performed by James Holland on CD (Unabridged)

Dam Busters - The Race to Smash the Dams 1943 written by James Holland performed by James Holland on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

It was the night of May 16th, 1943. Nineteen specially adapted Lancaster bombers take off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, each with a huge nine thousand pound cylindrical bomb strapped underneath them.

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Why Didn't They Ask Evans? written by Agatha Christie performed by Emilia Fox on CD (Unabridged)

Why Didn't They Ask Evans? written by Agatha Christie performed by Emilia Fox on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a dying man. With his final breath the man opens his eyes and says, ‘Why didn’t they ask Evans?’ Haunted by these words, Bobby and his vivacious companion, Frankie, set out to solve a mystery...

The Greatest Knight written by Elizabeth Chadwick performed by Robert Powell on CD (Abridged)

The Greatest Knight written by Elizabeth Chadwick performed by Robert Powell on CD (Abridged)£7.99  -  £9.99

A Genius Performance by Robert Powell! Based on fact, this is the story of William Marshal, the greatest knight of the Middle Ages, unsurpassed in the tourneys, adeptly manoeuvring through the colourful, dangerous world of Angevin politics to become one of the most powerful magnates of the realm and eventually regent of England.

Forever Young - The Autobiography written by Jimmy Young performed by Jimmy Young on CD (Abridged)

Forever Young - The Autobiography written by Jimmy Young performed by Jimmy Young on CD (Abridged)£9.99

With a record five-and-a-half million listeners and thirty years as BBC Radio 2's top presenter, Sir Jimmy Young left the BBC at Christmas 2002. It was a controversial departure behind which lies a story he is only now prepared to reveal. In an extraordinary career which first brought him fame ...

Lark Rise to Candleford written by Flora Thompson performed by Olivia Hallinan on CD (Abridged)

Lark Rise to Candleford written by Flora Thompson performed by Olivia Hallinan on CD (Abridged)£14.99

A record of country life at the end of the 19th century - the fast-dissolving England of peasant, yeoman and craftsman in a self-sufficient world of work and poverty. Their world is the hamlet, the nearby village and the small market town.

The Power of Five - Evil Star written by Anthony Horowitz performed by Paul Panting on CD (Unabridged)

The Power of Five - Evil Star written by Anthony Horowitz performed by Paul Panting on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

In this unabridged reading by Paul Panting, fourteen-year-old Matt Freeman thinks his days of battling evil are over after his experiences at Raven's Gate. But soon he is pulled into another horrifying adventure when he discovers a second gate exists.

Necropolis written by Anthony Horowitz performed by Paul Panting on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Necropolis written by Anthony Horowitz performed by Paul Panting on Audio CD (Unabridged)£9.99

Evil has been unleashed on the world and only five children – with special powers – can save it. Matt and the other three desperately need to find Scar, the final gatekeeper, who has been trapped in Hong Kong, where puddles of water turn into puddles of blood, where ghosts, demons and hideous creatures...

The Castle in the Forest written by Norman Mailer performed by Harris Yulin on CD (Unabridged)

The Castle in the Forest written by Norman Mailer performed by Harris Yulin on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Who was Adolf Hitler? It's a question writers have been trying to answer for more than sixty years. But after thousands of biographies, histories, novels, and films, many fundamental questions remain: How do we explain Hitler's hatred? Where did it come from? Could it happen again?

Carry on, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Abridged)

Carry on, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Abridged)£14.99

Another excellent installment in the Jeeves and Wooster canon and a bestselling audio. The seven unabridged short stories included here begin with Jeeves' arrival to look after Bertie Wooster, and many take place in the big world of New York City. Enjoy the usual blend of chaos and hilarity read by the superb...

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Shadowlands written by Brian Sibley performed by David Suchet on CD (Unabridged)

Shadowlands written by Brian Sibley performed by David Suchet on CD (Unabridged)£89.99

C. S. Lewis was one of the twentieth century’s best-known authors. The Narnia Chronicles, The Screwtape Letters and Mere Christianity are among his most loved works. Shadowlands tells the unique story of Lewis’s tragic love. In Joy Davidman he truly found love and was drawn out of his shell.

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Honeymoon written by James Patterson performed by William Hootkins and Lorelei King on CD (Abridged)

Honeymoon written by James Patterson performed by William Hootkins and Lorelei King on CD (Abridged)£9.99

A Genius Performance by Lorelei King!

When a young investment banker dies of baffling causes FBI agent John O'Hara immediately suspects the only witness, the banker's alluring and mysterious fiancée. Nora Sinclair is a beautiful decorator who expects the best, and will do anything to get it. Agent O'Hara keeps closing in, but the stronger his case, the less he knows whether he's pursuing justice or his own fatal obsession.

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Circle of Friends written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)

Circle of Friends written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Big, generous-hearted Benny and the elfin Eve Malone have been best friends growing up in sleepy Knockglen. Their one thought is to get to Dublin, to university and to freedom... On their first day at University College, Dublin, the inseparable pair are thrown together with fellow students Nan Mahon, beautiful but selfish, and handsome Jack Foley. But trouble is brewing for Benny and Eve's new circle of friends, and before long, they find passion, tragedy - and the independence they yearned for.

The Charming Quirks of Others written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Hilary Neville on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Charming Quirks of Others written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Hilary Neville on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Isabel Dalhousie, Edinburgh philosopher and curious observer of the behaviour of her fellow man, is approached by a friend at a local boarding school that is planning to appoint a new headmaster; an anonymous letter has arrived suggesting that one of the shortlisted candidates has a compromising past. But which one is it? Isabel is once...

Treasure Island written by Orson Welles performed by Orson Welles and Radio Theatre Team on CD (Abridged)

Treasure Island written by Orson Welles performed by Orson Welles and Radio Theatre Team on CD (Abridged)£6.99

This digitally remaster practicaly creaks with age rather like the Hispianola's timbers in a force 6 gale but it's still a cracking version of the tale. Let's face it Treasure Island the book became the temp plate for the pirate movie - shiver my timbers and pieces of eight. This is a cracking performance by Orson Welles...

The Book of Dust - Volume Two The Secret Commonwealth written by Philip Pullman performed by Michael Sheen on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Book of Dust - Volume Two The Secret Commonwealth written by Philip Pullman performed by Michael Sheen on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

Shortlisted for Audiobook of the Year at the British Book Awards 2020. Winner of Best Solo Narration at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020 It is 20 years since the events of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One unfolded and saw the baby Lyra Belacqua begin her life-changing journey.

The Book of Dust - Volume One La Belle Sauvage written by Philip Pullman performed by Michael Sheen on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Book of Dust - Volume One La Belle Sauvage written by Philip Pullman performed by Michael Sheen on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The British Book Awards Audiobook of the Year 2018. Penguin presents the audio CD edition of La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman, read by Michael Sheen. Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm...

Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Michael Hordern, Richard Briers and BBC Radio 4 Full Cast Drama Team on CD (Unabridged)

Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Michael Hordern, Richard Briers and BBC Radio 4 Full Cast Drama Team on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves with Richard Briers as Bertie in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. It is the stuff of nightmares for Berties as he is hauled back to Totleigh Towers and the whole loony crew of Madeline, Gussie, Roderick Spode, Stiffy Byng and the dog Bartholomew - stiff upper lip, Jeeves.

Right Ho, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation, Michael Hordern and Richard Briers on CD (Abridged)

Right Ho, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation, Michael Hordern and Richard Briers on CD (Abridged)£19.99

Michael Hordern stars as Jeeves with Richard Briers as Bertie in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Mayhem has broken out at Brinkley Court and there would seem to be a desperate need for Jeeves. But Bertie is fed up with the assumption that he is merely an addendum to his personal attendant.

The Code of the Woosters written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Hordern and Richard Briers on CD (Abridged)

The Code of the Woosters written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Hordern and Richard Briers on CD (Abridged)£16.99  -  £24.99

This is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Wooster.

Who would think that an eighteenth-century silver cow-creamer could cause so much trouble?

Bring Up The Bodies written by Hilary Mantel performed by Julian Rhind Tutt on CD (Abridged)

Bring Up The Bodies written by Hilary Mantel performed by Julian Rhind Tutt on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012 Winner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Shortlisted for the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Simply exceptional…I envy anyone who hasn’t yet read it’Daily Mail ‘A gripping story of tumbling fury and terror’Independent on Sunday With this historic win for Bring Up the Bodies...

The Etymologicon written by Mark Forsyth performed by Simon Shepherd on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Etymologicon written by Mark Forsyth performed by Simon Shepherd on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

A quirky, entertaining and thought-provoking tour of the unexpected connections between words, read by Simon Shepherd. What is the actual connection between disgruntled and gruntled? What links church organs to organised crime, California to the Caliphate, or brackets to codpieces? The Etymologicon springs from Mark Forsyth's Inky Fool blog...

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on Cassette (Unabridged)

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on Cassette (Unabridged)£129.99  -  £199.99

What do a dead cat, a computer whiz-kid, an Electric Monk who believes the world is pink, quantum mechanics, a Chronologist over two hundred years old, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet), and pizza have in common? Apparently not much; until Dirk Gently, self-styled private investigator, sets out to prove the ...