New In July 2020 Part 1

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

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A Blink of the Screen - Collected Shorter Fiction written by Terry Pratchett performed by Michael Fenton Stevens on CD (Unabridged)

A Blink of the Screen - Collected Shorter Fiction written by Terry Pratchett performed by Michael Fenton Stevens on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £79.99

A collection of shorter fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from schooldays to Discworld and the present day. In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world’s best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are...

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A Love Like Ours written by Rosie Harris performed by Nerys Hughes on CD (Unabridged)

A Love Like Ours written by Rosie Harris performed by Nerys Hughes on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

They shared a secret no one must ever know... When seventeen-year-old Ruth Davies' father is invalided out of the Great War, the whole family has little choice but to move to the infamous Tiger Bay area of Cardiff. Not only faced with a life of adversity, Ruth and her mother Caitlin also share a secret, one that..

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A Rural Affair written by Catherine Alliott performed by Alison Reid on CD (Unabridged)

A Rural Affair written by Catherine Alliott performed by Alison Reid on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

When Poppy Shilling's bike-besotted, Lycra-clad husband is killed in a accident, she can't help feeling a guilty relief. At long last she's released from a controlling, loveless marriage. Poppys determined to start over. Everyone from Luke the sexy church organist to Bob the resident oddball, is taking note.

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A Ship of the Line written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

A Ship of the Line written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

May, 1810 and 39-year-old Captain Horatio Hornblower has been handed his first ship of the line ... Though the 74-gun HMS Sutherland is 'the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy' and a crew shortage means he must recruit 250 landlubbers, Hornblower knows that by the time Sutherland and her...

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

A Short Walk from Harrods written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

This is the fifth volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, which takes him from France to London.

A State of Freedom written by Neel Mukherjee performed by Sartaj Gerewal on CD (Unabridged)

A State of Freedom written by Neel Mukherjee performed by Sartaj Gerewal on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

What happens when we attempt to exchange the life we are given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into? A State of Freedom prises open the central, defining events of our century - displacement and migration - but not as you imagine them. Five characters in very ...

A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations written by Charles Dickens performed by Buck Schirner and Michael Page on CD (Unabridged)

A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations written by Charles Dickens performed by Buck Schirner and Michael Page on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations are two much-loved novels by Charles Dickens. Tale of Two Cities is is a novel set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The main characters — Doctor Alexandre Manette, Charles Darnay, and Sydney Carton — are all recalled to life, or ...

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

Agatha Raisin and A Spoonfull of Poison written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £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 ....

Agatha Raisin and the Day The Floods Came written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and the Day The Floods Came written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

A Genius performance by Penelope Keith!

Drowned brides are like buses: nothing for ages, then two come along at the same time . . . ! Abandoned by husband James, Agatha hops on a plane to the South Pacific, hoping to mend her broken heart. 

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Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

A Genius performance by Penelope Keith!

Can the feisty Agatha cut it as a private investigator? She soon learns that running her own detective agency in the Cotswolds is not quite like starring in a Raymond Chandler movie.

Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Feeling jilted and cross, Agatha follows a fortune-teller's advice and rents a cottage in the pretty village of Fryfam, where she hopes good fortune and true love will come chasing after her for a change. Unfortunately, her romantic notions are soon dispelled by the strange goings-on in the village.

Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £24.99

A Genius performance by Penelope Keith!

No happily ever after for her! Recently married to neighbour James Lacey, Agatha quickly finds that love is not all it's cracked up to be - soon the newly-weds are living in separate cottages and accusing each other of infidelity.

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Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

A Genius performance by Penelope Keith!

Agatha Raisin's neighbouring village of Ancombe is usually the epitome of quiet rural charm, but the arrival of a new mineral-water company - which intends to tap into the village spring - sends tempers flaring and divides the parish council into two stubborn camps...

Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The local ladies all deem Mr John a wizard, so when Agatha finds a few grey hairs on her head - and the rinse she tries at home turns her hair purple - she makes a beeline for the handsome Evesham hairdresser. And as well as sorting out her hair it soon becomes clear the charming man....

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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Bath Tangle written by Georgette Heyer performed by Sian Phillips on CD (Unabridged)

Bath Tangle written by Georgette Heyer performed by Sian Phillips on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

The Earl of Spenborough has always been noted for his eccentricity. Leaving a widow younger than his own daughter Serena is one thing, but quite another is leaving Serena's fortune to the trusteeship of the Marquis of Rotherham -- a man whom Serena once jilted and who now has the power.....

Before I Met You written by Lisa Jewell performed by Jane Collingwood on CD (Unabridged)

Before I Met You written by Lisa Jewell performed by Jane Collingwood on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

An uplifting, warm and unforgettable story of two women in two different times from the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author Betty Dean can't wait to leave her quiet upbringing in Guernsey and begin her mission to find Clara Pickle - the mysterious beneficiary in her grandmother's will. She arrives in ...

Being Mortal written by Atul Gawande performed by Robert Petkoff on CD (Unabridged)

Being Mortal written by Atul Gawande performed by Robert Petkoff on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the ...

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Captain Hornblower R.N. - Flying Colours written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Captain Hornblower R.N. - Flying Colours written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Facing a French firing squad, the Terror of the Mediterranean makes a daring bid for freedom. Well deserving of his nickname, Hornblower escapes down the Loire, finding shelter with the Comte de Graçay and his auburn-haired daughter.

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Captain Hornblower R.N. - The Happy Return written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Captain Hornblower R.N. - The Happy Return written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

The year is 1808 and somewhere off the coast of Nicaragua, C.S. Forester's hero returns, ready to embark on his next swashbuckling adventure. The fifth instalment in the series, The Happy Return follows Captain Horatio Hornblower as he commands the thirty-six-gun frigate, HMS Lydia.

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.

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

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

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

Chestnut Street written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)

Chestnut Street written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

Just round the corner from St Jarlath's Crescent (featured in MINDING FRANKIE) is Chestnut Street. Here, the lives of the residents are revealed in Maeve Binchy's wonderfully compelling tales: Bucket Maguire, the window cleaner, who must do more than he bargained for to protect his son. Nessa Byrne...

Classic Detective Stories written by Various Mystery Writers performed by Edward Hardwicke on CD (Unabridged)

Classic Detective Stories written by Various Mystery Writers performed by Edward Hardwicke on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £14.99

The greatest ever selection of fictional detectives, all together in one superb CD collection.

Find Sherlock Holmes with his long suffering colleague, Dr. Watson in The Dying Detective, Father Brown as a witness in court in The Man in the Passage, and J.G. Reeder in The Poetical Policeman and The Green Mamba.

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Dancing in the Dark written by Maureen Lee performed by Clare Higgins on CD (Unabridged)

Dancing in the Dark written by Maureen Lee performed by Clare Higgins on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Millie Cameron is furious when she finds herself obliged to sort through the belongings of her aunt Flo, who has died recently. She hardly knew her aunt, and besides, she has her own career to think of. Young, pretty, full of confidence - or so she likes to pretend - she wants nothing to do with a dull spinster aunt...

Dear Me written by Peter Ustinov performed by Peter Ustinov on CD (Abridged)

Dear Me written by Peter Ustinov performed by Peter Ustinov on CD (Abridged)£14.99

Sir Peter Ustinov's beautifully crafted autobiography is told with exquisite wit and insight. From his birth in April 1921, it spans his extraordinary career as actor, playwright, film star and director, confirming his early belief that he is 'irrevocably betrothed to laughter'.

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 ...

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 ...

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Fall With Me written by Jennifer L. Armentrout performed by Sophie Eastlake on CD (Unabridged)

Fall With Me written by Jennifer L. Armentrout performed by Sophie Eastlake on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Jennifer L. Armentrout, New York Times best-selling author of the Wait for You series, delivers a new novel of first love, second chances, and scorching chemistry between an artistic bartender and the tough, sexy cop who's determined to win her Roxy's loved Reece Anders since she was 15, so when the...

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

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

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

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Forever With You written by Jennifer L. Armentrout performed by Sophie Eastlake on CD (Unabridged)

Forever With You written by Jennifer L. Armentrout performed by Sophie Eastlake on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

In the irresistibly sexy series from number-one New York Times best-selling author Jennifer L. Armentrout, two free spirits find their lives changed by a one-night stand. Some things you just believe in, even if you've never experienced them. For Stephanie, that list includes love. It's out there. Somewhere.

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Getting to Know The General written by Graham Greene performed by Jonathan Oliver on Cassette (Unabridged)

Getting to Know The General written by Graham Greene performed by Jonathan Oliver on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

In August 1981 my bag was packed for my fifth visit to Panama when the news came to me over the telephone of the death of General Omar Torrijos Herrera, my friend and host.... At that moment the idea came to me to write a short personal memoir...of a man I had grown to love over those five years. Getting to...

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Half Hidden written by Emma Blair performed by Leonie Mellinger on CD (Unabridged)

Half Hidden written by Emma Blair performed by Leonie Mellinger on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

July 1940, and Holly learns that her fiancé, Martin, has been killed at Dunkirk. Working as a nurse on Nazi-occupied Jersey, and forced to work alongside the race responsible for Martin’s death, she struggles to cope with her grief. Peter, a German doctor, befriends her as they work in the hospital’s operating...

Hard Times written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)

Hard Times written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Originally written for Dickens' weekly magazine, Household Words, this short novel follows the fate of Sissy Jupe, a warm-hearted circus child, and the family that adopts her. Deserted by her ailing father, Sissy is taken into the cold household of the Gradgrind family, which operates a school. The "eminently...

Hate Notes written by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward performed by Sebastian York and Lynn Barrington on CD (Unabridged)

Hate Notes written by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward performed by Sebastian York and Lynn Barrington on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

It all started with a mysterious blue note sewn into a wedding dress. Something blue. I’d gone to sell my own unworn bridal gown at a vintage clothing store. That’s when I found another bride’s “something old.” Stitched into the lining of a fabulously feathered design was the loveliest message I’d ever read: Thank...

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Have His Carcase written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)

Have His Carcase written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)£99.99  -  £149.99

In his eighth appearance (and the second book featuring Harriet Vane), he solves a murder on a deserted English beach. With an introduction by Elizabeth George. A young woman falls asleep on a deserted beach and wakes to discover the body of a man whose throat has been slashed from ear to ear...

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Holding On written by Marcia Willett performed by June Barrie and  on CD (Unabridged)

Holding On written by Marcia Willett performed by June Barrie and on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Over the years, the magnificent Keep in Devon has provided a bolt hole for the Chadwick family. Now the five young cousins who grew up there have left home and their grandmother Freddie wonders anxiously whether she will live to see the arrival of the next generation. No matter what happens to them...

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In the House of the Riddle Mother written by Clarissa Pinkola Estes Phd performed by Clarissa Pinkola Estes Phd on CD (Abridged)

In the House of the Riddle Mother written by Clarissa Pinkola Estes Phd performed by Clarissa Pinkola Estes Phd on CD (Abridged)£29.99

The Archetypal Power in Women's Dreams Every night of our lives, we experience between five and seven dreams, each reflecting our most intimate passions and conflicts. Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés compares each one to a riddle. Once solved, it can provide a surprising answer to an unresolved question buried...

Jumping to Conclusions written by Sarah Challis performed by Sarah Sherborne on CD (Unabridged)

Jumping to Conclusions written by Sarah Challis performed by Sarah Sherborne on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

A couple of books bought from a jumble sale with the name Johnnie Bearsden in the front is all it takes for rumours to begin swirling again: Rumours about little Izzy Haddon, whose mother has kept the identity of her daughter's father a secret.

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...

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Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts written by Lucy Dillon performed by Jilly Bond on CD (Unabridged)

Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts written by Lucy Dillon performed by Jilly Bond on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Romantic novel of the year 2010. When the abandoned strays from a local dogs' home are matched with brand new owners, it turns out it might not be just the dogs who need rescuing. Rachel's aunt has left her a house, a border collie and, despite Rachel knowing nothing about dogs, a crowded kennel.

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Map of Stars written by Catherine Law performed by Clare Corbett on CD (Unabridged)

Map of Stars written by Catherine Law performed by Clare Corbett on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Love and duty, codes and spies - a tear-jerking wartime saga. Kent, 1939. Eliza is to be married to Nicholas, her companion since she was a child. But when the pair are involved in a car crash, Eliza is rescued by a stranger, Lewis Harper, whose stunning blue eyes she will never forget. As the war begins, Eliza's...

Margaret Thatcher the Autobiography written by Margaret Thatcher performed by Margaret Thatcher on CD (Abridged)

Margaret Thatcher the Autobiography written by Margaret Thatcher performed by Margaret Thatcher on CD (Abridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

A newly edited, single-volume commemorative edition of ‘The Path to Power’ and ‘The Downing Street Years’; this is Margaret Thatcher in her own words. READ BY MARGARET THATCHER. Combining her memoirs ‘The Path to Power’ and ‘The Downing Street Years’, this definitive account of Margaret Thatcher’s...

Minding Frankie written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)

Minding Frankie written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Baby Frankie is born into an unusual family. Her mother is desperate to find someone to take care of her child and she doesn't have much time. Noel doesn't seem to be the most promising of fathers but despite everything, he could well be Frankie's best hope. As for Lisa, she is prepared to give up everything for the man she loves.

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.

Never Enough - Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success written by Michael D'Antonio performed by Eric Pollins on CD (Unabridged)

Never Enough - Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success written by Michael D'Antonio performed by Eric Pollins on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

In the summer of 2015, as he vaulted to the lead among the many GOP candidates for president, Donald Trump was the only one dogged by questions about his true intentions. This most famous American businessman had played the role of provocateur so often that pundits, reporters, and voters struggled to...

Nicholas Nickleby written by Charles Dickens performed by David Horovitch on CD (Unabridged)

Nicholas Nickleby written by Charles Dickens performed by David Horovitch on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £79.99

One of Dickens's earlier novels, dating from 1839, it charts the fortunes of an honourable young man, Nicholas Nickleby, who has set out to make his way in the world. Dickens presents his remarkably vivid display of Victorian characters and the life they lead, from the generous to the fated to the crushed.

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North and South written by Mrs Gaskell performed by Juliet Stevenson on Cassette (Unabridged)

North and South written by Mrs Gaskell performed by Juliet Stevenson on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

When her father leaves the Church in a crisis of conscience, Margaret Hale is uprooted from her comfortable home in Hampshire to move with her family to the north of England. Initially repulsed by the ugliness of her new surroundings in the industrial town of Milton, Margaret becomes aware of the poverty and..

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Not That Kind of Girl written by Lena Dunham performed by Lena Dunham on CD (Unabridged)

Not That Kind of Girl written by Lena Dunham performed by Lena Dunham on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, poignant, and extremely frank collection of personal essays confirms Lena Dunham – the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s ‘Girls’ – as one of the brightest and most original writers working today. “If I could take what I’ve learned...

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Nothing Good Can Come of This - Essays written by Kristi Coulter performed by Kristi Coulter on CD (Unabridged)

Nothing Good Can Come of This - Essays written by Kristi Coulter performed by Kristi Coulter on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Kristi Coulter inspired and incensed the Internet when she wrote about what happened when she stopped drinking. Nothing Good Can Come from This is her debut audiobook - a frank, funny, and feminist essay collection by a keen-eyed observer no longer numbed into complacency. When Kristi stopped drinking...

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Original Sin written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)

Original Sin written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery. Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of seemingly impenetrable complexity. A murder has taken place in the offices of the venerable Peverell Press.

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Partners in Crime written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Partners in Crime written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Six short stories from the Queen of Crime, featuring our favourite young detectives, Tommy and Tuppence. Tommy and Tuppence Beresford were restless for adventure, so when they were asked to take over Blunt’s International Detective Agency, they leapt at the chance. After their triumphant recovery of a pink...

Passionate Times written by Emma Blair performed by Eve Karpf on CD (Unabridged)

Passionate Times written by Emma Blair performed by Eve Karpf on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

From the author of The Daffodil Sea comes this post-war saga of love and loss
Corporal Reith Douglas loses his memory after sustaining a head injury. Desperate to recover his past, he little realises that things are never quite what they seem.

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)£3.99

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.

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Poirot - Nine Classic Cases written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser and Nigel Hawthorne on CD (Unabridged)

Poirot - Nine Classic Cases written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser and Nigel Hawthorne on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A splendid gift pack featuring one of Agatha Christie’s most fascinating and celebrated characters: Hercule Poirot. Aimed at the Christmas market it contains The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and Murder in the Mews. The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to ...

Predator written by Wilbur Smith with Tom Cain performed by Ben Onwukwe on CD (Unabridged)

Predator written by Wilbur Smith with Tom Cain performed by Ben Onwukwe on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

THE HUNT BEGINS… Two men are responsible for the death of Hector Cross’ wife and only one is left alive: Johnny Congo – psychopath, extortionist, murderer, and the bane of Cross’s life. He caught him before and let him go. Now, Hector wants him dead. So does the US government. Congo is locked up ...

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Remembering Peter Sellers written by BBC Archives and Phil Jupitus performed by Phil Jupitus, Peter Sellers and Various Famous Humorists on CD (Abridged)

Remembering Peter Sellers written by BBC Archives and Phil Jupitus performed by Phil Jupitus, Peter Sellers and Various Famous Humorists on CD (Abridged)£19.99

Phill Jupitus looks back at the career of one of our most remarkable funny men, as broadcast on BBC Radio 4. In the course of a career which spanned five decades, Peter Sellers rose from aspiring television mimicry to international fame and fortune. He was one of our biggest stars, loved for his role as...

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Royal Flash written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)

Royal Flash written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

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 ....

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So Long, and thanks for all the fish written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on CD (Unabridged)

So Long, and thanks for all the fish written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Just as Arthur Dent's sense of reality is in it's dickiest state he suddenly finds the girl of his dreams. He finds her in the last place in which he would expect to find anything at all, but which 3.976,000,000 people will find oddly familiar. They go in search of God's final message to His Creation...

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Some Trick written by Helen DeWitt performed by Tim Campbell, Emily Sutton-Smith, James Langton and Karen Cass on CD (Unabridged)

Some Trick written by Helen DeWitt performed by Tim Campbell, Emily Sutton-Smith, James Langton and Karen Cass on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

For sheer unpredictable brilliance, Gogol may come to mind, but no author alive today takes a reader as far as Helen DeWitt into the funniest, most far-reaching dimensions of possibility. Her jumping-off points might be statistics, romance, the art world's piranha tank, games of chance and games of skill, the..

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Songbird written by Josephine Cox performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)

Songbird written by Josephine Cox performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

In the riverside town of Bedford, four students can hear the haunting voice of a woman singing. The beautiful melody is coming from their neighbour a reclusive creature who never opens the door to anyone or leaves her home in daylight. They have no way of knowing that the woman next door,

Tess of the d'Urbervilles written by Thomas Hardy performed by Anna Bentinck on CD (Unabridged)

Tess of the d'Urbervilles written by Thomas Hardy performed by Anna Bentinck on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Tess Durbeyfield is forced by her family's poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles. Violated by the son, Alec, her hopes of rebuilding her life with the gentle and bookish Angel Clare founder when he learns of her past.

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 Backup Boyfriend written by River Jaymes performed by Marc Bachmann on CD (Unabridged)

The Backup Boyfriend written by River Jaymes performed by Marc Bachmann on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Professionally, Dr. Alec Johnson has almost reached his goals. As this year's recipient of a humanitarian award with his ex, Dr. Tyler Hall, Alec's work with the homeless is about to be recognized. Unfortunately, his personal life sucks because now he has to attend several events alongside Tyler-with his ex's new...

The Boy I Love written by Lynda Bellingham performed by Sue Holderness on CD (Unabridged)

The Boy I Love written by Lynda Bellingham performed by Sue Holderness on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A superb evocation of theatre life from a naturally gifted storyteller, the beloved Lynda Bellingham In the summer of '82, Sally Thomas begins her first season as an Assistant Stage Manager at the beautiful theatre in Crewe.

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The Christmas Angel written by Marcia Willett performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)

The Christmas Angel written by Marcia Willett performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

As Christmas approaches, everything seems to be falling into place for Dossie. Her son Clem and his adorable five-year-old son Jakey have moved to Cornwall to be closer to her. She runs her own successful catering business. All she needs now is for the run of bad luck in her romantic life to end. Forming a slightly...

The Flight of Swallows written by Audrey Howard performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)

The Flight of Swallows written by Audrey Howard performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Charlotte Drummond knows she has a duty to obey her father. Girls, especially well-bred upper-class ones, are expected to be submissive to the men in their lives. But Charlotte’s father is a cruel man, viciously beating her and her brothers for the slightest reason.

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The Folklore of Discworld written by Terry Pratchett and Jacqueline Simpson performed by Michael Fenton Stevens on CD (Unabridged)

The Folklore of Discworld written by Terry Pratchett and Jacqueline Simpson performed by Michael Fenton Stevens on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

Most of us grow up having always known to touch wood or cross our fingers, and what happens when a princess kisses a frog or a boy pulls a sword from a stone, yet sadly, some of these things are now beginning to be forgotten. Legends, myths, and fairy tales: our world is made up of the stories we told...

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The Heart of a Goof written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)

The Heart of a Goof written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

From his favourite chair on the terrace above the ninth hole, The Oldest Member tells a series of hilarious golfing stories. From Evangeline, Bradbury Fisher's fifth wife and a notorious 'golfing giggler', to poor Rollo Podmarsh whose game was so unquestionably inept that 'he began to lose his appetite and would...

The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)

The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

When a country doctor comes to Sherlock Holmes with a far-fetched tale of a sudden death, a devil dog and an ancient curse, Holmes is sceptical. Could the demise of Sir Charles Baskerville really have been caused by the gigantic ghostly hound which is said to have haunted his family for generations?

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The Land of Summer written by Charlotte Bingham performed by Kim Hicks on CD (Unabridged)

The Land of Summer written by Charlotte Bingham performed by Kim Hicks on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Emmaline has always understood from her mother that, as the eldest of four daughters, she must marry. But it seems that no proposals are going to come her way - until, at a crowded ball, Julius makes his way to her side and waltzes her off. The next morning, he makes it plain that he wants to marry her, and...

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The Last Fighting Tommy written by Harry Patch with Richard Van Emden performed by Bill Willis on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Last Fighting Tommy written by Harry Patch with Richard Van Emden performed by Bill Willis on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

Harry Patch, the last British soldier alive to have fought in the trenches of the First World War, is now 109 years old and one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. After a rural childhood in Somerset, Harry left school in 1913 to become a plumber. Three years later, he was ...

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The Luck of the Bodkins written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)

The Luck of the Bodkins written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Seize this wonderful chance to embark on a Wodehousian voyage on the luxurious liner S.S. Atlantic - in the company of Monty Bodkin, whose passion for Gertrude Butterwick knows no bounds (except those set by the wild-at-heart Hollywood starlet Lotus Blossom and her pet alligator). Also aboard are a ...

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)£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 Paradise Waltz written by Jessica Stirling performed by Jane MacFarlane on CD (Unabridged)

The Paradise Waltz written by Jessica Stirling performed by Jane MacFarlane on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A wonderful story of love, intrigue and snobbery set in Ayrshire in the 1930s. Christine Summers is a pretty young teacher in a country school and the apple of more than one man's eye. But Christine has no intention of sacrificing her independence to marry anyone, least of all Charley Noonan, the rough-tongued..

The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

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The Science of Discworld Volume 1 written by Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen performed by Michael Fenton Stevens and Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)

The Science of Discworld Volume 1 written by Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen performed by Michael Fenton Stevens and Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

In the 'fantasy' universe of the phenomenally bestselling Discworld series, everything runs on magic and common sense. The world is flat and million-to-one chances happen nine times out of ten. Our world seems different - it runs on rules, often rather strange ones. Science is our way of finding out what those...

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The Science of Discworld Volume 2 The Globe written by Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen performed by Michael Fenton Stevens and Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)

The Science of Discworld Volume 2 The Globe written by Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen performed by Michael Fenton Stevens and Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

The acclaimed Science of Discworld centred on an original Pratchett story about the Wizards of Discworld. In it they accidentally witnessed the creation and evolution of our universe, a plot which was interleaved with a Cohen & Stewart non-fiction narrative about Big Science. In The Science of Discworld II our...

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The Science of Discworld Volume 3 Darwin's Watch written by Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen performed by Michael Fenton Stevens and Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)

The Science of Discworld Volume 3 Darwin's Watch written by Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen performed by Michael Fenton Stevens and Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

Roundworld is in trouble again, and this time it looks fatal. Having created it in the first place, the wizards of Unseen University feel vaguely responsible for its safety. They know the creatures who lived there escaped the impending Big Freeze by inventing the space elevator - they even intervened to rid the planet ...

The Selfish Gene written by Richard Dawkins performed by Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward on CD (Unabridged)

The Selfish Gene written by Richard Dawkins performed by Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Richard Dawkins' brilliant reformulation of the theory of natural selection has the rare distinction of having provoked as much excitement and interest outside the scientific community as within it. His theories have helped change the whole nature of the study of social biology, and have forced thousands of...

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)£9.99

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 Sweetest Thing written by Emma Blair performed by Kara Wilson on CD (Unabridged)

The Sweetest Thing written by Emma Blair performed by Kara Wilson on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When Cully Stewart died, his family were devastated. For without Cully’s steadfast spirit, Meg, his wife, and their children all found that life was much more difficult. Meg, lonely and distraught, struggled to keep the family afloat through her sewing business. Then larger-than-life Vincent McQueen, Cully’s cousin...

The Turn of The Screw written by Henry James performed by Penelope Rawlins and Ben Elliot on CD (Unabridged)

The Turn of The Screw written by Henry James performed by Penelope Rawlins and Ben Elliot on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Perhaps the most brilliantly successful ghost story ever written, The Turn of the Screw creates a terrifyingly believable impression of children so corrupted by evil that they remain deceptive pictures of innocent beauty. Their governess must struggle alone to confront and exorcise the demons which she believes...

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The Waitress written by Melissa Nathan performed by Suzy Aitchison on CD (Unabridged)

The Waitress written by Melissa Nathan performed by Suzy Aitchison on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Katie wants to be a film director. Last week, she wanted to be a writer, and the week before that, a florist. One thing Katie isn't short of is ambition, but she knows that none of her ambitions are to be a waitress. Unfortunately, Katie is a waitress!

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The Way We Live Now written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Way We Live Now written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

The Way We Live Now is a complex and compulsive tale that traces the career of Augustus Melmotte, a strange and mysterious financier who bursts into London society like a guided missile. In setting up a dubious scheme based on speculative money and stock market gambles, Melmotte manages to lure in...

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The Wind in the Willows written by Kenneth Grahame performed by Ralph Cosham on CD (Unabridged)

The Wind in the Willows written by Kenneth Grahame performed by Ralph Cosham on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Mole enjoys a quiet life but when spring comes, his longing for adventure takes him to the river. There, he meets Water Rat and his friends Otter, Badger and Toad. With messing about in boats and Toad's love of fast cars, Mole's life is no longer quiet - especially when the friends have to join forces against the animals from the Wild Wood.

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Those We Left Behind written by Stuart Neville performed by Deirdre O'Connell on CD (Unabridged)

Those We Left Behind written by Stuart Neville performed by Deirdre O'Connell on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

When 12-year-old Ciaran Devine confessed to murdering his foster father it sent shock waves through the nation. DCI Serena Flanagan took Ciaran's confession after days spent earning his trust. He hasn't forgotten the kindness she showed him - she hasn't left his thoughts at all. But was there more to ...

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To the Lighthouse written by Virginia Woolf performed by Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson and Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)

To the Lighthouse written by Virginia Woolf performed by Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson and Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)£99.99

The Ramsay family are spending summer in their holiday home on Skye. In the passing of a single day, many tensions arise, included a thwarted trip to the lighthouse, which takes on a symbolic meaning as the years pass.

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When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win written by Carol Leifer performed by Carol Leifer on CD (Unabridged)

When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win written by Carol Leifer performed by Carol Leifer on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

Stand-up comic and comedy writer Carol Leifer faced a critical dilemma and had only two options: either continue sharing her greatest childhood memory (seeing the Beatles at Shea Stadium in 1966) or lie about her age. But the choice soon became clear: “I see now that when you deny your age, you deny...

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...

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Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Patricia Routledge on Cassette (Unabridged)

Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Patricia Routledge on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99

"My greatest thought in living is Heathcliff. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be... Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He's always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure... but as my own being." Wuthering Heights is the only novel of Emily Bronte, who died a year after its publication ...

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Zorro written by Isabel Allende performed by Blair Brown on CD (Unabridged)

Zorro written by Isabel Allende performed by Blair Brown on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well. Born in southern California late in the 18th century, he is a child of two worlds. Diego de la Vega's father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother...