New In May 2021 Part 1

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

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A Dance with Dragons written by George R.R. Martin performed by Roy Dotrice on CD (Unabridged)

A Dance with Dragons written by George R.R. Martin performed by Roy Dotrice on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £79.99

*** Please Note this item has been squashed and the side of the card case is damaged. I have checked the disks and they are all fine. *** A DANCE WITH DRAGONS A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: BOOK FIVE In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance--beset by newly...

A Partisan's Daughter written by Louis de Bernieres performed by Sian Thomas and Jeff Rawle on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Partisan's Daughter written by Louis de Bernieres performed by Sian Thomas and Jeff Rawle on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The new audiobook from the acclaimed author of Birds Without Wings and Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a love story at once raw and sweetly funny, wry and heartbreakingly sad. Chris is bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. In his forties, he's a stranger to the 1970s youth culture of London, a...

A Poem for Every Day of the Year written by Various Famous Poets performed by Simon Russell Beale and Helena Bonham Carter on Audio CD (Abridged)

A Poem for Every Day of the Year written by Various Famous Poets performed by Simon Russell Beale and Helena Bonham Carter on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

This wonderful CD audiobook of A Poem For Every Day of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share on every day of the year, making it the perfect gift for poetry lovers of all ages. Presented on twelve CDs, one for every month of the year, in a gift box. The collection is...

Affairs at Thrush Green written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Gwen Watford on CD (Unabridged)

Affairs at Thrush Green written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Gwen Watford on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

When Charles Henstock, rector of Thrush Green, moves a mile downhill to the parish of Lulling, his many friends rejoice in his promotion. But an unfortunate skirmish with one of his wealthy parishioners over the Lady Chapel kneelers saddens him. England, 1930s.

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.

Black Plumes written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

Black Plumes written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks! The slashing of a valuable painting at the renowned Ivory Gallery in London, followed by the murder of the proprietor's son-in-law, Robert, sets the stage for another finely tuned Allingham mystery. The proprietor's mother, 90-year-old Gabrielle Ivory, holds the...

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Bleak House written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)

Bleak House written by Charles Dickens performed by Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

This wonderful book is read by 2 of the very best audiobook readers bar none! Sean Barrett's Chapter 1 is pure genius! Writing of this quality combined with the reading of Mr Barrett and Teresa Gallagher is an absolute must! This one is a life-long keeper!! Naxos

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)£19.99

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

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Collected Untold Stories written by Alan Bennett performed by Alan Bennett on CD (Abridged)

Collected Untold Stories written by Alan Bennett performed by Alan Bennett on CD (Abridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

Alan Bennett reads all four parts of his highly-acclaimed "Untold Stories", now available for the first time in one collection. "Untold Stories, Part 1: Stories" is a poignant family memoir recalling the marriage of Alan's parents, the lives and deaths of his aunts and the uncovering of a long-held family secret.

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Cousin Phillis written by Elizabeth Gaskell performed by Kenneth Branagh on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Cousin Phillis written by Elizabeth Gaskell performed by Kenneth Branagh on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Written at the peak of her career, Gaskells sorrowful tale of betrayed love is immensely affecting. For Paul Manning, one of the undeniable charms of the countryside is his beautiful yet naïve cousin Phillis. But, when Paul finds himself uncomfortably implicated in the romantic drama that unfolds between...

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Danger Point written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Danger Point written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

CLASSIC GOLDEN AGE MYSTERY PERFECT FOR FANS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE The first wife died suddenly. Without Miss Silver's help, the new bride may be about to meet a similar fate Ranks with the best of the golden-age detectives' Daily Mail Maud Silver, demure private eye, is on a train to London when a young...

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 ...

Desert God written by Wilbur Smith performed by Mike Grady on CD (Unabridged)

Desert God written by Wilbur Smith performed by Mike Grady on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £24.99

A novel of Ancient Egypt from the bestselling author of River God. Wilbur Smith is a master at the helm of one of the greatest stories of all time. On the banks of the Nile, a hero will rise. Across the lush plains of Egypt, Taita, a freed eunuch slave, wears his authority lightly. Not only is he the close advisor to the...

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Doctor Thorne written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Doctor Thorne written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Anthony Trollope once said, "A novel should give a picture of common life enlivened by humour and sweetened by pathos." Trollope admirably fulfills his own criteria in this charming third novel in the Chronicles of Barsetshire.

Endless Night written by Agatha Christie performed by Jonathan Forbes, Lizzie Watts and BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

Endless Night written by Agatha Christie performed by Jonathan Forbes, Lizzie Watts and BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Some are born to sweet delight/Some are born to endless night' - William Blake. Agatha Christie wrote Endless Night in 1967, and it is one of her greatest - and most unusual - novels. Creepy, malevolent and claustrophobic, it is a story about choices, the nature of good and evil, and grim retribution. Mike Rogers...

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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Face to Face - The Art of Human Connection written by Brian Glazer performed by Steven Weber on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Face to Face - The Art of Human Connection written by Brian Glazer performed by Steven Weber on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Much of Brian Grazer’s success—as a #1 New York Times bestselling author, Academy Award–winning producer, father, and husband—comes from his ability to establish genuine connections with almost anyone. In Face to Face, he takes you around the world and behind the scenes of some of his most iconic...

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Fire in the Sky - Cosmic Collisons, Killer Asteroids and the Race to Defend Earth written by Gordon L. Dillow performed by Edward Bauer on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Fire in the Sky - Cosmic Collisons, Killer Asteroids and the Race to Defend Earth written by Gordon L. Dillow performed by Edward Bauer on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Combining history, pop science, and in-depth reporting, a fascinating account of asteroids that hit Earth long ago, and those streaming toward us now, as well as how we are preparing against asteroid-caused catastrophe. One of these days, warns Gordon Dillow, the Earth will be hit by a comet or asteroid of...

Five Little Pigs written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Five Little Pigs written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, yet there were five other suspects: Philip Blake (the stockbroker) who went to market; Meredith Blake (the amateur herbalist) who stayed at home; Elsa Greer (the three-time divorcee) who had roast beef; Cecilia Williams (the devoted governess)...

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.

Framley Parsonage written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Framley Parsonage written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

The Reverend Mark Robarts makes a mistake. Drawn into a social set at odds with his clerical responsibilities, he guarantees the debts of an unscrupulous Member of Parliament. He stands to lose his reputation, and his family, future, and home are all in peril.

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Gift Wrapped written by Peter Turnbull performed by Gordon Griffin on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Gift Wrapped written by Peter Turnbull performed by Gordon Griffin on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

When four postcards are sent anonymously to the staff of an advice centre, each with the word “murder” scribbled in a foreign language and the same precise OS map reference, the police are called. DCI Hennessey and his team of detectives visit the sinister location and make a chilling discovery: The body...

Grimm Tales for Young and Old written by Philip Pullman performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)

Grimm Tales for Young and Old written by Philip Pullman performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

A Genius Performance by Samuel West!

From the quests and romance of classics such as 'Rapunzel', 'Snow White' and 'Cinderella' to the danger and wit of such lesser-known tales as 'The Three Snake Leaves', 'Hans-my-Hedgehog' and 'Godfather Death', Pullman brings the heart of each timeless tale to the fore, following with a brief but fascinating commentary on the story's background and history.

Hamish Macbeth Mysteries written by M.C. Beaton performed by Graeme Malcolm on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Hamish Macbeth Mysteries written by M.C. Beaton performed by Graeme Malcolm on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

In the Scottish Highlands remote village of Lochdubh, in the real county of Sutherland, lives tall thin red-haired hazel-eyed quietly clever police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth – Scotland's most quick-witted but unambitious policeman. Discover where it all began with this audio collection containing the...

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Hungry Hill written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Maureen O'Brien on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Hungry Hill written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Maureen O'Brien on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

I tell you your mine will be in ruins and your home destroyed and your children forgotten ... but this hill will be standing still to confound you.' So curses Morty Donovan when 'Copper John' Brodrick builds his mine at Hungry Hill. The Brodricks of Clonmere gain great wealth by harnessing the power of Hungry...

I Am Spock written by Leonard Nimoy performed by Leonard Nimoy on Cassette (Abridged)

I Am Spock written by Leonard Nimoy performed by Leonard Nimoy on Cassette (Abridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

Nimoy tells his own story. As the coldly logical Mister Spock in "Star Trek" - first a TV series, later a series of feature films - he created a character who is one of the 20th century's most recognizable cultural icons. He is now also a respected film director in his own right.

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I'll Never Be Young Again written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Jonathan Firth on Audio CD (Unabridged)

I'll Never Be Young Again written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Jonathan Firth on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

As far as his father, an accomplished poet, is concerned, Richard will never amount to anything, and so he decides to take his fate into his own hands. But at the last moment, he is saved by Jake, who appeals to Richard not to waste his life. Together they set out for adventure, jumping aboard the first ship they...

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Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)

Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £69.99

Jane Eyre, one of the most widely read English novels, has extraordinary emotional and narrative power. It introduces a new type of hero and heroine with an unconventional love story. Jane, a penniless orphan who survives the miseries of a charitable school, is employed at Thornfield Hall as a governess to...

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Julius written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Michael Maloney on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Julius written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Michael Maloney on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Julius is a bleak and disturbing tale of one man’s unstoppable rise to the top and the shocking events that ensure he gets there. A dark twist on the typical rags-to-riches storyline, Julius follows the life of a young and ambitious French peasant (Julius Lévy) from his squalid life on the banks of the Seine to the...

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Keep Moving and Other Tips and Truths about Aging written by Dick Van Dyke performed by Dick Van Dyke on CD (Unabridged)

Keep Moving and Other Tips and Truths about Aging written by Dick Van Dyke performed by Dick Van Dyke on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

In this entertaining and inspirational memoir, Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke shares his secret to staying resilient in old age. Beloved Hollywood icon Dick Van Dyke will celebrate his 90th birthday in December 2015. He's an established legend, having starred in Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and...

Kensuke's Kingdom written by Michael Morpurgo performed by Derek Jacobi on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Kensuke's Kingdom written by Michael Morpurgo performed by Derek Jacobi on Audio CD (Unabridged)£9.99

A desert-island adventure, and a subtle observation of friendship, trust and humanity. Winner of The Children’s Book Award. When Michael is washed up on an island in the Pacific after falling from his parents’ yacht, he struggles to survive on his own. He can’t find food and he can’t find water, and as Michael and...

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Kipps written by H.G. Wells performed by Sam Kelly on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Kipps written by H.G. Wells performed by Sam Kelly on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Orphaned at an early age, raised by his aunt and uncle, and apprenticed for seven years to a draper, Artie Kipps is stunned to discover upon reading a newspaper advertisement that he is the grandson of a wealthy gentleman - and the inheritor of his fortune. Thrown dramatically into the upper classes...

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Ladies' Bane written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Ladies' Bane written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Ladies' Bane - it was a curious name for a house. But visiting it for the first time Ione found it a curious house. Curious, and rather frightening. They said in the village that anyone who was its mistress would lose the thing she cared for most. And its present mistress was Allegra - Ione's sister. They had not met...

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Light a Penny Candle written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)

Light a Penny Candle written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

As a child, Elizabeth was sent from her war-torn, rather loveless home in London to stay with a big, boisterous family in a small town in Ireland. There she meets Aisling, and begins what becomes a long-lasting friendship. Over the next 20 years, Aisling and Elizabeth's paths will cross and re-cross. As they face...

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

Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man written by Siegfried Sassoon performed by James Wilby on CD (Abridged)£59.99

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

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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North and South written by Elizabeth Gaskell performed by Clare Wille on Audio CD (Unabridged)

North and South written by Elizabeth Gaskell performed by Clare Wille on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £89.99

North and South follows our widely-praised recording of Cranford (2008), transporting the listener to the heart of Victorian England by vividly delineating the social landscape and an unlikely romance which flourishes within it. Saddened to be leaving behind the sophistication of the South, Margaret Hale...

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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)£19.99  -  £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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Outcast written by Michelle Paver performed by Ian McKellen on CD (Unabridged)

Outcast written by Michelle Paver performed by Ian McKellen on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

The dreadful secret that Torak carries with him at the close of SOUL EATER is revealed and he is cast out from the clans. It's his fourteenth summer. He's alone, cut off even from Wolf and Renn. Hunted and on the run he takes refuge in unknown territory - the haunted reedbeds of Lake Axehead, where he is...

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.

Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen performed by Amanda Root, Pippa Nixon, Jamie Parker and BBC Full Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen performed by Amanda Root, Pippa Nixon, Jamie Parker and BBC Full Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

Samantha Spiro, David Troughton and Amanda Root are among the cast of this new BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Jane Austen’s famous novel. Mrs Bennet is determined to see her five daughters married off and secure a future for them all. When the wealthy Mr Bingley arrives in the neighbourhood, Mrs Bennet...

S is for Silence written by Sue Grafton performed by Lorelei King on CD (Abridged)

S is for Silence written by Sue Grafton performed by Lorelei King on CD (Abridged)£9.99

The nineteenth novel in Sue Grafton's ever popular 'alphabet' series featuring PI Kinsey Millhone. Just after Independence Day in July 1953 Violet Sullivan, a local good time girl living in Serena Station Southern California, drives off in her brand new Chevy and is never seen again.

Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year written by William Shakespeare performed by Simon Russell Beale, Helen McCrory, Damien Lewis and Hattie Morahan on Audio CD (Abridged)

Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year written by William Shakespeare performed by Simon Russell Beale, Helen McCrory, Damien Lewis and Hattie Morahan on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

From Allie Esiri, editor of the bestselling A Poem for Every Day of the Year and A Poem for Every Night of the Year, comes this beautiful audio anthology of Shakespeare's works. William Shakespeare wrote at least 37 plays, 154 sonnets and a handful of longer poems and you can discover them all here.

Solo written by William Boyd performed by Dominic West on CD (Unabridged)

Solo written by William Boyd performed by Dominic West on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A James Bond novel written by William Boyd. It is 1969 and James Bond is about to go solo, recklessly motivated by revenge. A seasoned veteran of the service, 007 is sent to single-handedly stop a civil war in the small West African nation of Zanzarim. Aided by a beautiful accomplice and hindered by the ...

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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Spotlight written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Spotlight written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Dorinda Brown was raised by her aunt who was married to Glen Porteous, who stole most of her money and left her. She has a distant cousin, Justin Leigh, who advises her. She has just taken a job as Linnet Oakley's secretary. Meanwhile, Glen Porteous, now called Greg Porlock, has planned a house party of...

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T is for Trespass written by Sue Grafton performed by Lorelei King on CD (Abridged)

T is for Trespass written by Sue Grafton performed by Lorelei King on CD (Abridged)£14.99

It was like being in the presence of a snake, first hissing its presence and then coiled in readiness. I didn’t dare turn my back or take my eyes off of her. I stood very still. I let go of my fight-or-flight defense and decided to play dead. If you run from a bear, it gives chase. That’s the nature of the beast.

Take Back Your Life written by Geneen Roth performed by Geneen Roth on CD (Unabridged)

Take Back Your Life written by Geneen Roth performed by Geneen Roth on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

An original audio program from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Geneen Roth! Drawing from live recordings of her most popular lectures and workshops, Geneen Roth’s Take Back Your Life eloquently and compassionately addresses the underlying causes of emotional eating patterns—and the...

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 Armada Boy written by Kate Ellis performed by Gordon Griffin on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Armada Boy written by Kate Ellis performed by Gordon Griffin on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Archaeologist Neil Watson did not expect to find the body of American veteran Norman Openheim in the ruins of the old chantry chapel. He turns to his old student friend, Detective Sergeant Wesley Peterson, for help. Ironically, both men are looking at an invading force - Wes the WWII Yanks and Neil a group of..

The Beckoning Lady written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

The Beckoning Lady written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks! Campion's glorious summer in Pontisbright is blighted by death. Amidst the preparations for Minnie and Tonker Cassand's fabulous summer party, a murder is discovered and it falls to Campion to unravel the intricate web of motive, suspicion and deduction with all his...

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The Book Thief written by Markus Zusak performed by Allan Corduner on CD (Unabridged)

The Book Thief written by Markus Zusak performed by Allan Corduner on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books.

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The Catherine-Wheel written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Catherine-Wheel written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

There was a certain heavy air of intrigue and mystery emanating from the old inn high on the cliff top. The Catherine-Wheel had once been a home for pirates and smugglers, but now is looked like it was harbouring a murderer. It had begun with an advertisement in the paper requesting descendants of the...

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The Chrysalids written by John Wyndham performed by Robert Powell on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Chrysalids written by John Wyndham performed by Robert Powell on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Genetic mutation has devastated the world. In the bleak, primitive society that has emerged from its ruins, any sign of deviation is ruthlessly hunted out and destroyed. David lies in fear of discovery, for he is part of a secret group of children who are able to communicate with each other by transferring...

The Complete Wishing-Chair Collection written by Enid Blyton performed by Sarah Ovens on CD (Unabridged)

The Complete Wishing-Chair Collection written by Enid Blyton performed by Sarah Ovens on CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

Mollie and Peter come across a chair that can fly and grant wishes while out looking for their mother's birthday present and it's not long until they are whisked away to faraway lands and meeting pixies and even Santa Claus!

The Duke's Children written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Duke's Children written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

The Duke's Children is the sixth and final audiobook in the Palliser series. Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium and former Prime Minister of England, is widowed and wracked by grief. Struggling to adapt to life without his beloved Lady Glencora, he works hard to guide and support his three adult children.

The Eustace Diamonds written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Eustace Diamonds written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

The third novel in Trollope's Palliser series, The Eustace Diamonds is a wonderfully absorbing blend of dark cynicism and humor. Before Sir Florian Eustace dies, he gives his beloved wife Lizzie a beautiful and expensive diamond necklace valued over £10,000.

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The Gazebo written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Gazebo written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

For Althea Graham, suffering the whims of her malevolent invalid of a mother, the old family home is a prison. So when two strangely competitive offers for the Graham's house are made to her it suggests that house may hold some dark rewarding secret.

Then old Mrs Graham is found murdered in the gazebo . .

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The Golden Notebook written by Doris Lessing performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)

The Golden Notebook written by Doris Lessing performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £69.99

One of the most important books of the growing feminist movement of the 1950s, it was brought to a wider public by the Nobel Prize award to Doris Lessing in 2007. Authoress Anna Wulf attempts to overcome writers block by writing a comprehensive golden notebook which draws together...

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The Grasmere Grudge written by Rebecca Tope performed by Julia Franklin on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Grasmere Grudge written by Rebecca Tope performed by Julia Franklin on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

For Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown, life in the Lake District is, as ever, far from relaxing. Before she can enjoy the idea of being the future Mrs Chris Henderson, her fiancé discovers the body of his friend, antiques dealer Jonathan Woolley, strangled to death in Grasmere. With the help of her friends and amateur...

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The Listening Eye written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Listening Eye written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

No one would ever have guessed that Paulina Paine was deaf, and that her ability to lip-read was astonishing. So the two men who met one day during the showing of a new art exhibition did not realise until too late that the middle-aged tweedy figure sitting out of earshot could understand every word they said.

The Man with No Borders written by Richard C. Morais performed by Thom Rivera on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Man with No Borders written by Richard C. Morais performed by Thom Rivera on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A father comes to terms with his mortality and secrets in a heartrending novel of family and forgiveness from the New York Times bestselling author of The Hundred-Foot Journey. It is a time of reckoning for José-Maria Alvarez, an aristocratic Spanish banker living in a Swiss village with his American wife.

The Mental Load - A Feminist Comic written by Emma performed by Amy McFadden, Kate Rudd, Lauren Ezzo and Jess Nahikian on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Mental Load - A Feminist Comic written by Emma performed by Amy McFadden, Kate Rudd, Lauren Ezzo and Jess Nahikian on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

A new voice in comics is incisive, funny, and fiercely feminist. "The mental load. It's incessant, gnawing, exhausting, and disproportionately falls to women. You know the scene--you're making dinner, calling the plumber/doctor/mechanic, checking homework and answering work emails--at the same time.

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

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries written by Gladys Mitchell performed by Mary Wimbush, Leslie Phillips and Full Cast Drama Team on CD (Abridged)£29.99

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

The 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 Mystery of the Blue Train written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

The Mystery of the Blue Train written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

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

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The Parasites written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Eleanor Bron on CD (Unabridged)

The Parasites written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Eleanor Bron on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

With talented parents comes the burden of continuing the line of accomplishment, as Maria, Niall and Celia know all too well. The siblings subsequently formed a bond so profound that their lives constantly have a tremendous impact on those around them, this includes Maria's husband, Charles - a...

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The Patterdale Plot written by Rebecca Tope performed by Julia Franklin on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Patterdale Plot written by Rebecca Tope performed by Julia Franklin on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Simmy Brown had hoped that her autumn would be less frantic than usual to give her a chance to enjoy her pregnancy, her upcoming nuptials, and some time looking for a new house in the Patterdale area of the Lake District. But it is not to be … When one of the lodgers at her parents’ Bed & Breakfast dies in...

The Prime Minister written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Prime Minister written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The Prime Minister is the fifth in Trollope's six-volume Palliser series. Despite his mysterious antecedents, an unscrupulous financial speculator, Ferdinand Lopez, aspires to marry into respectability and wealth and join the ranks of British society. One of the nineteenth century's most memorable....

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The Road Home written by Rose Tremain performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Abridged)

The Road Home written by Rose Tremain performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Abridged)£34.99  -  £49.99

"The Road Home" is the best-selling story of Lev, a middle-aged migrant from Eastern Europe, who moves to London in search of work after losing his wife and job. Lev's London is awash with money, celebrity and complacency. The world Tremain creates is both convincing and poignant. Rose Tremain is one ...

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The Scapegoat written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Paul Shelley on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Scapegoat written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Paul Shelley on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Daphne du Maurier's The Scapegoat is a classic tale of stolen identity. As dark as it is witty, it introduces listeners to the gloomy and despondent character of John the Englishman. When by chance, John comes face to face with his French doppelgänger, Jean, his bewilderment is quickly replaced with envy.

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The Secret Agent written by Joseph Conrad performed by David Threlfall on CD (Unabridged)

The Secret Agent written by Joseph Conrad performed by David Threlfall on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

Inspired by an actual terrorist attack on Greenwich Laboratory in 1894 'The Secret Agent' is arguably Conrad's greatest work. Mr. Verloc, the spy, is roused to action by his masters. He is to instigate an act 'of destructive ferocity so absurd as to be incomprehensible, inexplicable, almost unthinkable; in fact, mad'.

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 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 Tiger in the Smoke written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

The Tiger in the Smoke written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks!

Jack Havoc, jail-breaker and knife artist, is on the loose on the streets of London once again. In the faded squares of shabby houses, in the furtive alleys and darkened pubs, the word is out that the Tiger is back in town, more vicious than ever.

It falls to Albert Campion to pit his wits against the killer and hunt him down through the city's November smog before it is too late.

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The Traveller Returns written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Traveller Returns written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Anne Jocelyn had been a beautiful, wealthy young woman. She had died three years ago. At least, that was what her husband Philip and the rest of the family had always thought. But then a woman calling herself Anne Jocelyn appeared and managed to convince everyone that she was the real Anne. Everyone...

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The Untouchable written by John Banville performed by Bill Willis on CD (Unabridged)

The Untouchable written by John Banville performed by Bill Willis on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Victor Maskell has been betrayed. After the announcement in the Commons, the hasty revelation of his double life of wartime espionage, his photograph is all over the papers. His disgrace is public, his position as curator of the Queen's pictures terminated...

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The Watersplash written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Watersplash written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A gardener's death sends a country house into a frenzy, and Miss Silver swoops in to set things right. Edward Random returns to Deeping a forgotten man. Although raised in the village's manor house, he is no longer wealthy - the result of a quarrel with an uncle, which left him out of the old man's will.

The Woman in Black written by Susan Hill performed by Ralph Cosham on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Woman in Black written by Susan Hill performed by Ralph Cosham on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

As is so often the case with truly well-constructed fiction, this story contains all the exquisitely crafted detail and richness that film adaptations can struggle to encompass. Only enhanced by Paul Ansell's thoughtful narration, this is Susan Hill at her best. Eel Marsh house stands alone, surveying the windswept salt...

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Through the Wall written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Through the Wall written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Martin Brand's relatives are furious that he's left his large estate to his niece, Marion, whom he had only met once. And Marion is upset that she has to share her new home with Martin's family. Then a body is found on the beach wearing her coat. Fortunately Miss Silver is on the scene.

True at First Light written by Ernest Hemingway performed by Brian Dennehy on Audio CD (Unabridged)

True at First Light written by Ernest Hemingway performed by Brian Dennehy on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

True at First Light opens on the day Ernest Hemingway's close friend Pop, a celebrated hunter, leaves him in charge of the safari camp and news arrives of a potential attack from a hostile tribe. Drama continues to build as his wife, Mary, pursues the great, black-maned lion that has become her obsession.

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V is for Vengeance written by Sue Grafton performed by Liza Ross on Audio CD (Unabridged)

V is for Vengeance written by Sue Grafton performed by Liza Ross on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Las Vegas, 1986. A young college graduate is murdered when he is unable to pay back a loan from notorious criminal Lorenzo Dante. Two years later private investigator Kinsey Millhone finds herself assisting to apprehend a shoplifter, Audrey Vance. Events take a much darker turn when Audrey's body...

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Vanishing Point written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Vanishing Point written by Patricia Wentworth performed by Diana Bishop on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Nothing much ever seemed to happen in the sleepy village of Hazel Green apart from the occasional tea-party, spiced with local gossip. Until Maggie Bell went out one evening for a breath of fresh air and never came back. Could Maggie's disappearance be linked to security leaks at the nearby Air Ministry?

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Village Diary written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Gwen Watford on CD (Unabridged)

Village Diary written by Mrs Dora Saint as Miss Read performed by Gwen Watford on CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

As I have been given a large and magnificent diary for Christmas... I intend to fill it in as long as my ardour lasts.' Luckily, Miss Read's ardour lasts all year, encompassing every aspect of Fairacre life. Whether embroiled unwillingly in her friend Amy's marital hiccups, discussing the changing world with Miss ...

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Villette written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Mandy Weston on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Villette written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Mandy Weston on Audio CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Arguably Charlotte Bronte's most deeply felt work, Villette draws on her own profound loneliness following the deaths of her three siblings. Left to fend for herself after a family tragedy, Lucy Snowe flees from her unhappy past in England to begin a new life as a teacher at a French boarding school in the...

Washington Square written by Henry James performed by Adam Sims on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Washington Square written by Henry James performed by Adam Sims on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Washington Square tells the poignant and gently comic story of Catherine Sloper, a sweet and unassuming young heiress, and her fortune-seeking suitor Morris Townsend. Set in New York City during the 1840s, the story follows Ms Slopers conflicts with her concerned father, who attempts to thwart...

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...