New In January 2021 Part 1

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

1966 - My World Cup Story written by Sir Bobby Charlton performed by Bernard Hill on Audio CD (Unabridged)

1966 - My World Cup Story written by Sir Bobby Charlton performed by Bernard Hill on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

In 1966 England won the World Cup at Wembley. Sir Bobby Charlton, England's greatest ever player, was there on the pitch. Now, 50 years on, Sir Bobby looks back on the most glorious moment of his life and England's greatest sporting achievement. In 1966 he takes us through the buildup to the tournament and...

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A Lily in the Light written by Kristin Fields performed by Saskia Maarleveld on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Lily in the Light written by Kristin Fields performed by Saskia Maarleveld on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

A harrowing debut novel of a tragic disappearance and one sister’s journey through the trauma that has shaped her life. For eleven-year-old Esme, ballet is everything - until her four-year-old sister, Lily, vanishes without a trace and nothing is certain anymore. People Esme has known her whole life suddenly...

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A Raid Over Berlin written by John Martin performed by Colin Baker on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Raid Over Berlin written by John Martin performed by Colin Baker on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

I could see that still no one had been able to get out from the cockpit. It must have been at this moment that I thought I was going to die because I became remarkably calm.' Trapped inside a burning Lancaster bomber, 20,000 feet above Berlin, airman John Martin consigned himself to his fate and turned his...

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A Spy in Time written by Imraan Coovadia performed by Korey Jackson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Spy in Time written by Imraan Coovadia performed by Korey Jackson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Enver Eleven is twenty-five years old and ready for adventure. He’s the Agency’s newest recruit, eager to leap through his first gate into an unfamiliar time. In Enver’s home city of Johannesburg, fair-skinned people are a rarity and have been for centuries. The people of Johannesburg were spared the ravages of...

A Week in Winter written by Maeve Binchy performed by Caroline Lennon on CD (Unabridged)

A Week in Winter written by Maeve Binchy performed by Caroline Lennon on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know each other. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea, everyone thinks she is crazy.

Absolute Proof written by Peter James performed by Hugh Bonneville on CD (Unabridged)

Absolute Proof written by Peter James performed by Hugh Bonneville on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

Shortlisted for best audiobook in the Specsavers National Book Awards 2018. Investigative reporter Ross Hunter nearly didn’t answer the phone call that would change his life - and possibly the world - forever. I’d just like to assure you I’m not a nutcase, Mr Hunter. My name is Dr Harry F. Cook. I know this is...

Appointment with Death written by Agatha Christie performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Abridged)

Appointment with Death written by Agatha Christie performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like some monstrous swollen Buddha, sat the corpse of Mrs Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist was the only sign of the fatal injection that had killed her.

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At Home in Thrush Green written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Gwen Watford on Cassette (Unabridged)

At Home in Thrush Green written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Gwen Watford on Cassette (Unabridged)£34.99

Charles Henstock, vicar of Thrush Green, is living in his new vicarage after the old one burned down. In its place are eight retirement homes, but there's heated debate in the village about the new residents. How to choose who will live there? How will they get on together? And how will they accommodate all...

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Autumn written by Ali Smith performed by Melody Grove on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Autumn written by Ali Smith performed by Melody Grove on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy and the colour-hit of Pop Art - via a bit of skulduggery - Autumn is a witty excavation of the present by the past. Autumn is a take on popular culture and a meditation in a world growing ever more bordered; what constitutes...

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Beyond Recall written by Robert Goddard performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)

Beyond Recall written by Robert Goddard performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

It is summer, 1981. At a wedding party being given by the Napier family in the grounds of what had once been their house in Cornwall, Chris Napier, the bride's uncle, is shocked to recognize a drunken intruder. It is his childhood friend, Nicky Lanyon, whom Christ has not seen since his father....

Black Sheep written by Georgette Heyer performed by Barbara Leigh-Hunt on CD (Unabridged)

Black Sheep written by Georgette Heyer performed by Barbara Leigh-Hunt on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

Miss Abigail Wendover's efforts to detach her spirited niece Fanny from a plausible fortune-hunter are complicated by the arrival in Bath of Miles Caverleigh. The black sheep of his family, a cynical, outrageous care-for-naught with a scandalous past – that would be a connection more shocking even than Fanny's...

Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Jeremy Irons on CD (Unabridged)

Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Jeremy Irons on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £49.99

Brideshead Revisited is Evelyn Waugh's stunning novel of duty and desire set amongst the decadent, faded glory of the English aristocracy in the run-up to the Second World War.

Performed brilliantly by Jeremy Irons

Cards on the Table written by Agatha Christie performed by Geraldine James on CD (Abridged)

Cards on the Table written by Agatha Christie performed by Geraldine James on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Mr Shaitana was famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he was a man of whom everybody was a little afraid. So, when he boasted to Poirot that he considered murder an art form, the detective had some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana's private collection.

Classic American Short Stories written by Various American Authors performed by William Roberts on Audio CD (Abridged)

Classic American Short Stories written by Various American Authors performed by William Roberts on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99

Five great American short story writers, dating from the turn of the 19th/20th centuries are represented here. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they nevertheless caught the mood and concerns of the day in a way that was distinctly American. Bierce's An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge leaves echoes in...

Death in the Clouds written by Agatha Christie performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)

Death in the Clouds written by Agatha Christie performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)£4.99

From seat No.9, Hercule Poirot was ideally placed to observe his fellow air passengers. Over to his right sat a pretty young woman, ahead, across the gangway in seat No.8, a detective writer was being troubled by an aggressive wasp. What Poirot did not yet realize was that behind him, in seat No.2, sat the ...

Death on the Nile written by Agatha Christie performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)

Death on the Nile written by Agatha Christie performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)£4.99

The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through the head. She was young, stylish, and beautiful. A girl who had everything...until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalled an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: "I'd like to put my dear little ...

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Dr Thorne written by Anthony Trollope performed by David Shaw-Parker on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Dr Thorne written by Anthony Trollope performed by David Shaw-Parker on Audio CD (Unabridged)£99.99

Doctor Thorne, the third novel in Anthony Trollope's Chronicles of Barsetshire, steers away from the church politics featured in the first two novels and move towards the scandals and prejudice of the upper tiers of Victorian era aristocracies. Frank Gresham, only son of a bankrupt landowner, falls in love with the...

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Dunster written by John Mortimer performed by Martin Jarvis on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Dunster written by John Mortimer performed by Martin Jarvis on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Dick Dunster and Philip Progmire have been friends since their days at school. They have also been adversaries. Progmire's thespian longings, nurtured since he was a university actor, are now submerged in his work as an accountant with Megapolis Television. Dunster is also at Megapolis, engaged on an exposé...

Evil Under the Sun written by Agatha Christie performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)

Evil Under the Sun written by Agatha Christie performed by David Timson on CD (Abridged)£4.99

It was not unusual to find the beautiful bronzed body of the sun-loving Arlena Stuart stretched out on a beach, face down. Only, on this occasion, there was no sun...she had been strangled. Ever since Arlena's arrival at the resort, Hercule Poirot had detected sexual tension in the seaside air. But could ...

Fireman Sam - Paper Plane Down written by BBC Childrens Team performed by BBC Childrens on CD (Abridged)

Fireman Sam - Paper Plane Down written by BBC Childrens Team performed by BBC Childrens on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

This title includes seven episodes from the hugely popular all-new animated series featuring Fireman Sam and his friends from Pontypandy - as seen on TV.

It includes "Paper Plane Down Hot", "Cold Running Sniffer Dog"; "Perilous Path"; "The New Hero Next Door"; "Santa Overboard"; "Best Foot Forward"; and, "Baa Baa Baby".

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Framley Parsonage written by Anthony Trollope performed by David Shaw-Parker on CD (Unabridged)

Framley Parsonage written by Anthony Trollope performed by David Shaw-Parker on CD (Unabridged)£79.99  -  £99.99

In Framley Parsonage, the fourth novel of Trollope's Chronicles of Barsetshire, the author leaves the confines of Barchester and looks to the countryside, where he relates the moral difficulties of Mark Robarts, the young clergyman who has recently been appointed Vicar of Framley. Desperate to keep up...

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Greenmantle written by John Buchan performed by Christian Rodska on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Greenmantle written by John Buchan performed by Christian Rodska on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

The second of Richard Hannay's adventures takes him from the trenches of the First World War on a mission of vital importance to the British campaign in the East. In an attempt to manipulate their Turkish allies the Germans have created a religious figurehead, a prophet of a new order to unify the disparate...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone written by J.K. Rowling performed by Stephen Fry on CD (Unabridged)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone written by J.K. Rowling performed by Stephen Fry on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

A Genius Performance by Stephen Fry! The 1st book in the series. Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt...

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In Between Days written by Andrew Porter performed by Mark Bramhall on Audio CD (Unabridged)

In Between Days written by Andrew Porter performed by Mark Bramhall on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The end of Elson and Cadence Harding's 30-year marriage is complicated by their adult son's reluctance to pursue a promising career and their daughter's mysterious expulsion from college. A first novel by the Pushcart Prize-winning author of the story collection, The Theory of Light and Matter.

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Innocent Blood written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston and  on CD (Unabridged)

Innocent Blood written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston and on CD (Unabridged)£99.99  -  £119.99

Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid. The terrifying truth about her parents and a long-ago murder is only the first in a series of shocking betrayals.

Lord Edgware Dies written by Agatha Christie performed by Michael Cochrane on CD (Abridged)

Lord Edgware Dies written by Agatha Christie performed by Michael Cochrane on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to "get rid of" her estranged husband. Now the monstrous man was dead. And yet the great Belgian detective couldn't help feeling he was being taken for a ride. After all, how could Jane have stabbed Lord Edgware to death in his library at exactly the same...

Lucia's Progress written by E.F. Benson performed by Miriam Margolyes on CD (Abridged)

Lucia's Progress written by E.F. Benson performed by Miriam Margolyes on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Arch enemies Mapp and Lucia return in the next installment of E.F. Benson's classic series of rural snobbery. Lucia is now a permanent resident of Tilling and continues her way up the social ladder with gusto, making attempts at the Town Council, finance, a platonic marriage and even the cricket club.

Lying Next to Me written by Gregg Olsen performed by Karen Peakes, Scott Merriman, Katie Koster and P.J. Ochlan on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Lying Next to Me written by Gregg Olsen performed by Karen Peakes, Scott Merriman, Katie Koster and P.J. Ochlan on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

No matter what you see, no matter what you’ve heard, assume nothing. Adam and Sophie Warner and their three-year-old daughter are vacationing in Washington State’s Hood Canal for Memorial Day weekend. It’s the perfect getaway to unplug—and to calm an uneasy marriage. But on Adam’s first day out...

Martin Chuzzlewit written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and on CD (Unabridged)

Martin Chuzzlewit written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

Wealthy and old, Martin Chuzzlewit, Sr. is surrounded by greedy relatives hoping to obtain a portion of his estate upon his death. Of his two descendants, born and bred in the same heritage of selfishness, one, Martin Jr., has the good fortune to transform, while the other, Jonas, does not and receives a fatal penalty. Naxos

 

Murder in Mesopotamia written by Agatha Christie performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Abridged)

Murder in Mesopotamia written by Agatha Christie performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Abridged)£4.99

An archaeologist’s wife is murdered on the shores of the River Tigris in Iraq. It was clear to Amy Leatheran that something sinister was going on at the Hassanieh dig in Iraq; something associated with the presence of ‘Lovely Louise’, wife of celebrated archaeologist Dr Leidner. In a few days’ time Hercule...

Murder on the Orient Express written by Agatha Christie performed by Andrew Sachs on CD (Abridged)

Murder on the Orient Express written by Agatha Christie performed by Andrew Sachs on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stopped the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train was surprisingly full for the time of the year. But by the morning there was one passenger fewer. An American lay dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.

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My Father's Tears and Other Stories written by John Updike performed by Luke Daniels on Audio CD (Unabridged)

My Father's Tears and Other Stories written by John Updike performed by Luke Daniels on Audio CD (Unabridged)£49.99

John Updike's first collection of new short fiction since the year 2000, My Father's Tears finds the author in a valedictory mood as he mingles narratives of his native Pennsylvania with stories of New England suburbia and of foreign travel. Morocco (Disc 1, Track 1) Personal Archaeology (Disc 1, Track 31)...

Peril at End House written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Abridged)

Peril at End House written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Nick Buckley was an unusual name for a pretty young woman. But then she had led an unusual life. First, on a treacherous Cornish hillside, the brakes on her car failed. Then, on a coastal path, a falling boulder missed her by inches. Later, an oil painting fell and almost crushed her in bed.

Pirate Latitudes written by Micheal Crichton performed by John Bedford Lloyd on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Pirate Latitudes written by Micheal Crichton performed by John Bedford Lloyd on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The new thriller from Michael Crichton, one of the most famous authors in the world, will be the most exciting, anticipated publication of Christmas 2008. Jamaica, in 1665 a lone outpost of British power amid Spanish waters in the sunbaked Caribbean. Its capital, Port Royal, a cuthroat town of taverns, grog...

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Pointing From The Grave - A True Story of Murder and DNA written by Samantha Weinberg performed by Nadia May on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Pointing From The Grave - A True Story of Murder and DNA written by Samantha Weinberg performed by Nadia May on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

This is the remarkable and gripping true story of a murderer and his victim, and of the tiny molecule that linked their fates. It is both the history of a science overlaid with human drama and a human tragedy inextricably entwined with science. It is about two lives made and destroyed by DNA--and by each other.

Pretty Girls written by Karen Slaughter performed by Jennifer Woodward and Robert G. Slade on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Pretty Girls written by Karen Slaughter performed by Jennifer Woodward and Robert G. Slade on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The compelling new standalone novel from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of Unseen and Cop Town. With a missing girl in the news, Claire Scott can’t help but be reminded of her sister, who disappeared twenty years ago in a mystery that was never solved. But when Claire begins to learn the truth...

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Rain - A Natural and Cultural History written by Cynthia Barnett performed by Christina Traister on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Rain - A Natural and Cultural History written by Cynthia Barnett performed by Christina Traister on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

A natural history of rain, told through a lyrical blend of science, cultural history, and human drama. It is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive. It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of all the world's water. Yet this is the first audiobook to tell the story of...

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Regency Buck written by Georgette Heyer performed by June Barrie on CD (Unabridged)

Regency Buck written by Georgette Heyer performed by June Barrie on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

It is in regrettable circumstances that beautiful Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine first meet Julian St John Audley. The man, they both agree, is an insufferably arrogant dandy. But unfortunately for them, he's also the Fifth Earl of Worth, a friend of the Regent and, their legal guardian.

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Royal Flash written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Rupert Penry-Jones on Audio CD (Abridged)

Royal Flash written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Rupert Penry-Jones on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99

In Volume II of the Flashman Papers, Flashman tangles with femme fatale Lola Montez and the dastardly Otto Von Bismarck in a battle of wits which will decide the destiny of a continent. In this volume of The Flashman Papers, Flashman, the arch-cad and toady, matches his wits, his talents for deceit and...

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Smiley's People written by John Le Carre performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)

Smiley's People written by John Le Carre performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Smiley's People is one of John le Carré's classic Cold War novels and George Smiley one of his most acclaimed characters. Into a shadowy, violent and intricate world steeped in moral ambivalence steps George Smiley, sometime acting Chief of the Circus, as the Secret Service is known.

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

Snow Falling on Cedars written by David Guterson performed by Peter Marinker on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £44.99

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.

Sparkling Cyanide written by Agatha Christie performed by Nigel Anthony on CD (Abridged)

Sparkling Cyanide written by Agatha Christie performed by Nigel Anthony on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Six people sit down to dinner at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary - in solemn memory of Rosemary Barton who died at the same table exactly one year previously. No one present on that fateful night would ever forget the woman's face, contorted beyond recognition - or ....

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Stalin's Had It Now! written by James Stevenson performed by James Stevenson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Stalin's Had It Now! written by James Stevenson performed by James Stevenson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

So you lot want to be pilots? Bloody hell, Stalin’s had it now!' were the withering words of the corporal as he eyed his young National Service recruits for the first time. This autobiographical account, written 60 years later, tells of 'the most exciting years' of James Stevenson’s life when, aged 18, he learnt to be a jet...

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Stand and Deliver The Autobiography written by Adam Ant performed by Adam Ant on CD (Abridged)

Stand and Deliver The Autobiography written by Adam Ant performed by Adam Ant on CD (Abridged)£69.99  -  £99.99

One of the most successful pop stars of the 80s, his face adorning posters on teenager's walls from Acton to Akron, Adam Ant was a phenomenon.

Now in this frank and revealing autobiography, he tells the full story of his amazing life from his dysfunctional childhood to his key role in the punk movement and creation of a unique musical style that brought him a string of hits (both singles and albums).

The ABC Murders written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Abridged)

The ABC Murders written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Abridged)£4.99

The murderer is also playing a game with Hercule Poirot, alerting him in advance to the locations of the murders. But each time Poirot arrives it is already too late. Intrigued by the psychopath’s mind and methodology Hercule Poirot...

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The Best of John Le Carre written by John Le Carre performed by Michael Jayston on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Best of John Le Carre written by John Le Carre performed by Michael Jayston on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £99.99

Master of the spy novel' John le Carre's ingenious and gripping espionage thrillers have had his legion of fans on the edge of their seat for the last half-century making him one of the greatest British writers of today. His works have all been international bestsellers, with many being adapted into...

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The Complete Barchester Chronicles written by Anthony Trollope performed by Brenda Blethyn, Eleanor Bron, Kenneth Cranham and Anna Massey on CD (Abridged)

The Complete Barchester Chronicles written by Anthony Trollope performed by Brenda Blethyn, Eleanor Bron, Kenneth Cranham and Anna Massey on CD (Abridged)£49.99  -  £69.99

The acclaimed BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of Anthony Trollope's classic, gently satirical stories of provincial life, is available together in one box set. One of the most respected, successful chroniclers of nineteenth-century life, Anthony Trollope is still widely-read and much-loved today, and "The Barchester...

The Day of The Triffids written by John Wyndham performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Abridged)

The Day of The Triffids written by John Wyndham performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Abridged)£19.99

Bill Masen works with triffids - an animalistic plant with poisonous venom, a wicked stinger and the ability to move around on three 'legs'. Hospitalised when he succumb to triffid venom in a lab accident, Masen misses seeing a world-changing night - a quirk of fate may just save his life...

The Distant Echo written by Val McDermid performed by Peter Capaldi on CD (Abridged)

The Distant Echo written by Val McDermid performed by Peter Capaldi on CD (Abridged)£29.99

The award-winning Number One bestseller and Queen of crime fiction Val McDermid carves out a stunning psychological thriller. The past is behind them, but what’s still to come will tear them apart… Some things just won’t let go. The past, for instance. That night in the cemetery.

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The Enemy written by Charlie Higson performed by Paul Whitehouse on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Enemy written by Charlie Higson performed by Paul Whitehouse on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

A brand-new heart-stopping audiobook from Charlie Higson, author of the best-selling Young Bond series, read by Paul Whitehouse - the most exciting thing you'll hear all year. They'll chase you. They'll rip you open. They'll feed on you.... When the sickness came, every parent, policeman, politician - every adult -...

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The Europeans written by Henry James performed by Eleanor Bron on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Europeans written by Henry James performed by Eleanor Bron on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Eugenia, a baroness divorced from a German prince, and her bohemian brother, Felix, are coming back to America. Raised and cultured in Europe, they are returning destitute to New England to seek out their rich and innocent cousins. Eugenia wins the attentions of Robert Acton, the most appropriate suitor in...

The Hobbit written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)

The Hobbit written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable and quiet life. His contentment is disturbed one day when the wizard, Gandalf, and the dwarves arrive to take him away on an adventure. Smaug certainly looked fast asleep, when Bilbo peeped once more from the entrance. He was just about to step out on to...

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The Last British Dambuster written by George 'Johnny' Johnson performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Last British Dambuster written by George 'Johnny' Johnson performed by Michael Tudor Barnes on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

I was anxious to fight. Hitler was the bastard who had started all this and he needed sorting out. We were under threat. Everything we stood for: our country, our families and our way of life was being attacked by this maniac. He could not be allowed to win. So for me and many, many others like me, there was no...

The Last Sherlock Holmes Story written by Michael Dibden performed by Robert Glenister on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Last Sherlock Holmes Story written by Michael Dibden performed by Robert Glenister on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

In the late seventies, an extraordinary document came to light which for fifty years had been held on deposit by the bankers of the deceased John Herbert Watson MD - better known to devotees of Conan Doyle as Dr Watson. A continuous narrative in the doctor's own hand, the story opens in the East End of...

The Lord of the Rings - Part 3 The Return of the King written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)

The Lord of the Rings - Part 3 The Return of the King written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £39.99

The climactic volume of the trilogy, wherein the little hobbit and his trusty companions make a terrible journey to the heart of the land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. The climactic volume of the trilogy, wherein the little hobbit and his trusty companions make a terrible journey to...

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The Man in the High Castle written by Philip K Dick performed by Jeff Cummings on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Man in the High Castle written by Philip K Dick performed by Jeff Cummings on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Winner of the Hugo Award "The single most resonant and carefully imagined book of Dick's career." --New York Times It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some...

The Mayor of Casterbridge written by Thomas Hardy performed by Tony Britton on CD (Unabridged)

The Mayor of Casterbridge written by Thomas Hardy performed by Tony Britton on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Thomas Hardy's novels about the cruel twists of fate that blight our lives have a timeless power to move us. In The Mayor Casterbridge, a young Michael Henchard makes a rash, alcohol-fuelled decision to sell his wife. Despite abstaining from alcohol from this point forward and living an upstanding life.... Naxos

The Memory House written by Rachel Hauck performed by Lisa Larsen on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Memory House written by Rachel Hauck performed by Lisa Larsen on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

When Beck Holiday lost her father in the North Tower on 9/11, she also lost her memories of him. Eighteen years later, she’s a tough New York City cop burdened with a damaging secret, suspended for misconduct, and struggling to get her life in order. Meanwhile, a mysterious letter arrives informing her...

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The Mermaid of Brooklyn written by Amy Shearn performed by Hillary Huber on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Mermaid of Brooklyn written by Amy Shearn performed by Hillary Huber on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

After her husband disappears, Jenny Lipkin, a magazine editor, is left to take care of her two small young children and has to find the inner resources to cope with her pain and loneliness.

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The Mill on the Floss written by George Eliot performed by Eileen Atkins on CD (Unabridged)

The Mill on the Floss written by George Eliot performed by Eileen Atkins on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £69.99

The Mill on the Floss is a novel by great Victorian novelist George Eliot. First published in three volumes in 1860 it tells the story of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a brother and sister growing up on the river Floss. Maggie is deeply attached to her brother but their conflicting temperaments and outlook produce only ...

The Mill on the Floss written by George Eliot performed by Laura Paton on CD (Unabridged)

The Mill on the Floss written by George Eliot performed by Laura Paton on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £79.99

Maggie Tulliver has two lovers: Philip Wakem, son of her fathers enemy, and Stephen Guest, already promised to her cousin. But the love she wants most in the world is that of her brother Tom. Maggies struggle against her passionate and sensual nature leads her to a deeper understanding and to tragedy.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd written by Agatha Christie performed by Nigel Anthony on CD (Abridged)

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd written by Agatha Christie performed by Nigel Anthony on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal...

The Mysterious Affair at Styles written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Abridged)

The Mysterious Affair at Styles written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Abridged)£4.99

In her first published mystery, Agatha Christie introduces readers to the heroic detective, Hercule Poirot. This is a classic murder mystery set in the outskirts of Essex. The victim is the wealthy mistress of Styles Court. The list of suspects is long and includes her gold-digging new spouse and stepsons, her ....

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The Nonesuch written by Georgette Heyer performed by Eve Matheson on CD (Unabridged)

The Nonesuch written by Georgette Heyer performed by Eve Matheson on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Sir Waldo Hawkridge, wealthy, handsome, eligible, illustrious, and known as The Nonesuch for his athletic prowess, believes he is past the age of falling in love. But when he comes north to inspect his inheritance at Broom Hall in the West Riding, his arrival leads to the most entertaining of ramifications.

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The Other Queen written by Philippa Gregory performed by Richard Armitage, Alex Kingston and Madeleine Leslay on CD (Unabridged)

The Other Queen written by Philippa Gregory performed by Richard Armitage, Alex Kingston and Madeleine Leslay on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

1568. Mary Queen of Scots, fleeing rebellion in her kingdom, is offered a safe haven by Elizabeth I with George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The arrival of an extravagent queen turns the household upside down, as it becomes clear that the visit is a house arrest.

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The Painted Veil written by W. Somerset Maugham performed by Sophie Ward on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Painted Veil written by W. Somerset Maugham performed by Sophie Ward on Audio CD (Unabridged)£49.99

This is the story of Kitty Fane, the adulterous wife of a bacteriologist stationed in Hong Kong. When her husband discovers her deception, he exacts a terrible vengeance: Kitty must accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic in China. The Painted Veil was recently made into a feature film starring Edward...

The Pale Horse written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

The Pale Horse written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A dark offering from the Queen of Crime. This represents the world-famous author’s most successful foray into the dark world of murder and black magic. To understand the strange goings on at The Pale Horse Inn, Mark Easterbrook knew he had to begin at the beginning. But where exactly was the beginning?

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The Queen's Poisoner - The Kingfountain Series written by Jeff Wheeler performed by Kate Rudd on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Queen's Poisoner - The Kingfountain Series written by Jeff Wheeler performed by Kate Rudd on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

The first book in the million-copy, Wall Street Journal bestselling Kingfountain series from Jeff Wheeler. King Severn Argentine’s fearsome reputation precedes him: usurper of the throne, killer of rightful heirs, ruthless punisher of traitors. Attempting to depose him, the Duke of Kiskaddon gambles...and loses.

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The Quiet Gentleman written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)

The Quiet Gentleman written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

When Gervase Frant, Seventh Earl of St Erth, returns at last from Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcome homecoming. Only Theo, a cousin even quieter than himself, is there to greet him - and when he meets his stepmother and young half-brother he detects open disappointment..

The Secret of Chimneys written by Agatha Christie performed by Nigel Anthony on CD (Abridged)

The Secret of Chimneys written by Agatha Christie performed by Nigel Anthony on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Little did Anthony Cade suspect that a simple errand on behalf of a friend would make him the centrepiece of a murderous international conspiracy. Someone would stop at nothing to prevent the monarchy being restored in faraway Herzoslovakia. The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French...

The Secret River written by Kate Grenville performed by Rupert Penry-Jones on CD (Abridged)

The Secret River written by Kate Grenville performed by Rupert Penry-Jones on CD (Abridged)£19.99

This story is set in London, 1807. William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is tough but bearable until William makes a mistake, a bad mistake for which he and his family are made to pay dearly. His sentence: to be transported to New South...

The Seven Dials Mystery written by Agatha Christie performed by Jenny Funnell on CD (Abridged)

The Seven Dials Mystery written by Agatha Christie performed by Jenny Funnell on CD (Abridged)£4.99

When a practical joke played on Gerry Wade involving alarm clocks turns out to be murder the case is taken up by Lady 'Bundle' Brent and Jimmy Thesiger. Trying to work out the significance of the seven clocks found at the murder scene, they come across the Seven Dials Club.

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The Talisman Ring written by Georgette Heyer performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)

The Talisman Ring written by Georgette Heyer performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

The legend of the Headless Horseman and a proposed marriage de convenance both have their impact on the mystery of a golden talisman ring and Lord Lavenham's young heir, Ludovic. Neither Sir Tristram Shield nor Eustacie, his young French cousin, share the slightest inclination to marry one another...

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The Unknown Ajax written by Georgette Heyer performed by Daniel Philpott on CD (Unabridged)

The Unknown Ajax written by Georgette Heyer performed by Daniel Philpott on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered family..

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The Woman in White written by Wilkie Collins performed by Ian Holm on CD (Unabridged)

The Woman in White written by Wilkie Collins performed by Ian Holm on CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £69.99

Late one moonlit night, drawing master Walter Hartright encounters a solitary, terrified, and beautiful woman, dressed all in white. He saves her from capture by her pursuers, and determines to solve the mystery of her distress and terror. Arriving at Limmeridge House to take up his new position...

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Thomas and Friends - The Railways Stories - Percy the Small Engine written by Rev. W. Awdry performed by Michael Angelis on CD (Abridged)

Thomas and Friends - The Railways Stories - Percy the Small Engine written by Rev. W. Awdry performed by Michael Angelis on CD (Abridged)£19.99

Three more stories from the Reverend W. Awdry's bestselling "Railway Series", read by Michael Angelis, narrator of TV's "Thomas & Friends Four Little Engines". 

This book introduces four new engines: Skarloey, Rheneas, Sir Handel and Peter Sam, together with The Thin Controller.

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Thomas and Friends - The Railways Stories - The Little Old Engine written by Rev. W. Awdry performed by Michael Angelis on CD (Abridged)

Thomas and Friends - The Railways Stories - The Little Old Engine written by Rev. W. Awdry performed by Michael Angelis on CD (Abridged)£19.99

This title includes three more original stories from the Reverend W. Awdry's bestselling "Railway Series", read by Michael Angelis, narrator of TV's "Thomas & Friends".

"Duck and the Diesel Engine": the other engines are getting a little tired of Duck's know-it-all attitude and are pleased when a smooth-talking engine called Diesel arrives to help out. But when Duck shows him up, Diesel vows revenge.

Trouble for Lucia written by E.F. Benson performed by Miriam Margolyes on CD (Abridged)

Trouble for Lucia written by E.F. Benson performed by Miriam Margolyes on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £24.99

Taking the position of mayor in the town of Tilling brings much delight to Lucia. However, with her local rival Miss Mapp around, trouble is never far away. Lucia is elevated to her new position with Georgie Pilson as her sidekick, confidant, and escort. Lucia and Georgie renew their acquaintance with the opera...

Two Lives written by Vikram Seth performed by Vikram Seth, Vincent Ebrahim, Tim Bentinck and Eve Karpf on Audio CD (Abridged)

Two Lives written by Vikram Seth performed by Vikram Seth, Vincent Ebrahim, Tim Bentinck and Eve Karpf on Audio CD (Abridged)£24.99

TWO LIVES tells the remarkable story of Seth's great uncle and aunt. His great uncle Shanti left India for medical school in Berlin in the 1930s and lodged with a German Jewish family. In the household was a daughter, Henny, who urged her mother 'not to take the blackie'. But a friendship developed and each...

Uncommon Type - Some Stories written by Tom Hanks performed by Tom Hanks on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Uncommon Type - Some Stories written by Tom Hanks performed by Tom Hanks on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Read by two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks. A collection of 17 wonderful short stories showing that Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to...

Vanity Fair - A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation written by William Makepeace Thackeray performed by Stephen Fry, Emma Fielding, Katy Cavanagh and Toby Jones on Audio CD (Abridged)

Vanity Fair - A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation written by William Makepeace Thackeray performed by Stephen Fry, Emma Fielding, Katy Cavanagh and Toby Jones on Audio CD (Abridged)£24.99

Stephen Fry narrates this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the famous Victorian comic novel. Orphan Becky Sharp and wealthy Amelia Sedley are best friends at Miss Pinkerton's Academy for Young Ladies. On leaving school, ambitious, social-climbing Becky looks for a rich man to support her, while the...

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Waiting for Godot written by Samuel Beckett performed by Sean Barrett, David Burke, Terence Rigby and Nigel Anthony on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Waiting for Godot written by Samuel Beckett performed by Sean Barrett, David Burke, Terence Rigby and Nigel Anthony on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Samuel Beckett, one of the great avant-garde Irish dramatists and writers of the second half of the 20th century, was born on 13 April 1906. He died in 1989. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. His centenary will be celebrated throughout 2006 with performances of his major plays, but the most popular...

Whisper Me This written by Kerry Anne King performed by Teri Clark Linden on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Whisper Me This written by Kerry Anne King performed by Teri Clark Linden on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

In this Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestseller, a devastating secret is revealed, and a family must finally come to terms with the past. Single mother Maisey Addington has always fallen short of her own mother’s expectations—never married, a bit adrift, wasting her high IQ on dead-end jobs. The only...

Why Didn't They Ask Evans? written by Agatha Christie performed by Jenny Funnell on CD (Abridged)

Why Didn't They Ask Evans? written by Agatha Christie performed by Jenny Funnell on CD (Abridged)£4.99

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...

You Then, Me Now written by Nick Alexander performed by Esther Wane and Rachael Beresford on Audio CD (Unabridged)

You Then, Me Now written by Nick Alexander performed by Esther Wane and Rachael Beresford on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

She’s given her daughter everything. Now it’s time to give her the truth. Becky’s father is not just absent: he’s a mystery, a gaping hole in her past. He died before she was born and for her mother, Laura, the subject is strictly off-limits. But when Laura books an unexpected trip to Greece, Becky decides to join...