New In May 2023 Part 2

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

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Alistair Cooke's American Journey written by Alistair Cooke performed by John Byrne Cooke on CD (Unabridged)

Alistair Cooke's American Journey written by Alistair Cooke performed by John Byrne Cooke on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Alistair Cooke's American Journey: Life on the Home Front in the Second World War is an extraordinary travelogue, celebrating the spirit of a nation that would inspire Cooke's legendary broadcasts for the next sixty years.

Agatha Raisin Something Borrowed Someone Dead written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin Something Borrowed Someone Dead written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

A Genius performance by Penelope Keith! Incomer Gloria French is at first welcomed in the Cotswold village of Piddlebury. She seems like a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she has a bad habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, so when she is discovered dead, poisoned by a bottle of elderberry wine, folk in the village don't mourn...

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Agatha Raisin As The Pig Turns written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin As The Pig Turns written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

A Genius performance by Penelope Keith! Winter Parva, a traditional Cotswolds village next door to Carsely, has decided to throw a celebratory hog roast to mark the beginning of the winter holiday festivities and Agatha Raisin has arrived with friend and rival in the sleuthing business, Toni, to enjoy the merriment. But as the spit pig is carried towards the bed of fiery charcoal Agatha - and the...

A Certain Justice written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)

A Certain Justice written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend Garry Ashe, accused of the brutal murder of his aunt, it is one more opportunity to triumph in her career as a criminal lawyer. 

The Mysterious Affair at Styles written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffat, Simon Williams, Philip Jackson and BBC Radio 4 Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Mysterious Affair at Styles written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffat, Simon Williams, Philip Jackson and BBC Radio 4 Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

It is 1916. Captain Hastings has been invalided out of the Great War and goes to convalesce at Styles Court, the family home of his great friend, John Cavendish. By an extraordinary coincidence, billeted in the village is a brilliant little retired detective with an egg-shaped head, who made a considerable...

Life on Air written by David Attenborough performed by David Attenborough on CD (Unabridged)

Life on Air written by David Attenborough performed by David Attenborough on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £29.99

David Attenborough is one of the most influential, admired and best-liked figures in television. When, aged 26, he applied for a job in the BBC - which then meant radio - he was promptly turned down. But someone saw his rejected application letter and asked, would he like to try television?

Going Postal written by Terry Pratchett performed by Tony Robinson on Audio CD (Abridged)

Going Postal written by Terry Pratchett performed by Tony Robinson on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99

Moist von Lipwig was a con artist and a fraud and a man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork's ailing postal service back on its feet. It was a tough decision. But he's got to see that the mail gets though, come rain, hail, sleet, dogs, the Post Office Workers Friendly and Benevolent Society, the evil chairman of the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company, and a midnight killer.

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Kings and Queens written by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon performed by Isla Blair and Julian Glover on Audio CD (Abridged)

Kings and Queens written by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon performed by Isla Blair and Julian Glover on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

First published in 1952, Herbert and Eleanor Farjeon's Kings and Queens has attained the status of a children's classic. The charming poems, each one dedicated to a different king or queen, tell the story of the 41 English monarchs from William I to Elizabeth II in a humorous and charming way that has delighted generations of children and their parents. The readings also include a selection...

Letter From America 3 - The Final Years: 1982 - 2003 written by Alistair Cooke performed by Alistair Cooke on Audio CD (Abridged)

Letter From America 3 - The Final Years: 1982 - 2003 written by Alistair Cooke performed by Alistair Cooke on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

A selection of Letter from America broadcasts from the years 1982-2003, plus a tribute to Alistair Cooke. Such experience, wisdom and education are unlikely ever again to combine in one journalist Mark Lawson. Alistair Cooke was radio's great observer, the doyen of foreign correspondents and the world's most famous letter writer. From 1946 until 2004, he explained the Americans to the...

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Alistair Cooke's Seasonal Letters from America written by Alistair Cooke performed by Alistair Cooke on Audio CD (Abridged)

Alistair Cooke's Seasonal Letters from America written by Alistair Cooke performed by Alistair Cooke on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

This selection contains eight of Alistair Cooke's Christmas and New Year Letters from America, broadcast in December and January over the five decades of his career and covering a range of festive topics from the light-hearted to the sombre. Starting with his December 2001 letter - broadcast in the wake of 9/11 - he remembers introducing Leonard Bernstein to Handel's 'Messiah', muses on...

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The Great Speeches written by Margaret Thatcher performed by Margaret Thatcher on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Great Speeches written by Margaret Thatcher performed by Margaret Thatcher on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99

This is suitable to all listeners, regardless of age, political leaning, nationality or religion. The Lady talks incredibly well and is often entertaining. One thoroughly surprising aspect of these tapes is the amount of events that punctuated her time at number ten. There are great insights into the miners' strike, the Falkland Conflict, hyperinflation and a transition of power to John Major - a wholly...

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So, Anyway... written by John Cleese performed by John Cleese on Audio CD (Unabridged)

So, Anyway... written by John Cleese performed by John Cleese on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Read by John Cleese with an introduction by Michael Palin. This is the story of how a tall, shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went on to become a self-confessed legend. En route, John Cleese describes his nerve-racking first public appearance, at St Peter’s Preparatory School at the age of eight and five-sixths; his endlessly peripatetic home life with parents who seemed incapable of...

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales written by Hans Christian Andersen performed by Alan Cumming, Nigel Davenport, Andrew Sachs and Juliet Stevenson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales written by Hans Christian Andersen performed by Alan Cumming, Nigel Davenport, Andrew Sachs and Juliet Stevenson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Enjoy eight tales from a magical storyteller This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains eight of Hans Christian Andersen's magnificent stories. It includes Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, The Emperor's New Clothes, the tale of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince.

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And Then There Were None written by Agatha Christie performed by Lyndsey Marshal, Geoffrey Whitehead, John Rowe and BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

And Then There Were None written by Agatha Christie performed by Lyndsey Marshal, Geoffrey Whitehead, John Rowe and BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Agatha Christie mystery, starring Lyndsey Marshal, Geoffrey Whitehead, and John Rowe. Ten guests travel to an island at the invitation of someone named U. N. Owen. All are strangers, but they have two things in common: they have all been responsible for someone's death, and none will leave the island alive. Over the next two days and...

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Agatha Raisin and The Blood of an Englishman written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Agatha Raisin and The Blood of an Englishman written by M.C. Beaton performed by Penelope Keith on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Even though Agatha Raisin loathes Christmas panto, her friend, Mrs Bloxby, the vicar's wife, has persuaded her to support the local am dram society in their festive offering. Stifling a yawn at the production of Babes in the Wood, Agatha watches the baker playing an ogre strut and threaten onstage until a trapdoor opens, followed by a scream and silence! Surely this wasn't the way the scene...

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The Circle written by Dave Eggers performed by Dion Graham on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Circle written by Dave Eggers performed by Dion Graham on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture, The Circle is the exhilarating novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of Heroes of the Frontier. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and...

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes Volume 1 written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by David Timson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes Volume 1 written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by David Timson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

These six cases are among the last undertaken by Sherlock Holmes before he retired to the Sussex downs. However, the problems facing the sleuth are as diverse and challenging as ever. What with seeking the whereabouts of the stolen Mazarin Diamond, discovering the importance of being called Garrideb, encountering a mysterious murder on Thor Bridge, searching for eternal youth and...

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Murder Club written by Mark Pearson performed by Mark Meadows on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Murder Club written by Mark Pearson performed by Mark Meadows on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A year previously, DI Delaney was responsible for the arrest of Michael Robinson, a vicious rapist. Robinson always claimed he was set up by the police but, before he could be brought to trial, he was brutally attacked in prison and left for dead. He survived, however, and a year later, out of hospital and fit for trial - he is pointing the finger squarely at Delaney for the assault that nearly killed him.

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Blood Work written by Mark Pearson performed by Mark Meadows on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Blood Work written by Mark Pearson performed by Mark Meadows on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A young woman’s body has been found on Hampstead Heath. Naked, tortured, mutilated. The violence visited upon her shocks even seasoned forensic pathologist Kate Walker. And when DI Jack Delaney takes on the case, he realises that someone is taunting him with the horrific murder. Then, in a North London flat, the expertly dissected body of a second young woman is discovered.

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Hard Evidence written by Mark Pearson performed by Mark Meadows on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Hard Evidence written by Mark Pearson performed by Mark Meadows on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Jackie Malone has been murdered. Her body lies in a pool of blood in the north London flat where she worked as a prostitute. Deep knife wounds have been gouged into her corpse and her hands and feet are tied with coat hanger wire. For Detective Inspector Jack Delaney this is no ordinary case. He was a friend of Jackie's and she left desperate voicemails just hours before she was killed.

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A Detective Under Fire written by H.R.F. Keating performed by Sheila Mitchell on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Detective Under Fire written by H.R.F. Keating performed by Sheila Mitchell on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Harriet Martens, named ‘The Hard Detective’ by the media because of her unrelenting opposition to every sort of evil-doing, has been secretly summoned to London to investigate corruption in the country’s most prestigious crime-fighting team, the elite Maximum Crimes Squad. And she suddenly finds herself under fire. Not only is she opposed at every turn by the head of the Squad, but she...

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Tom Jones written by Henry Fielding performed by Bill Homewood on CD (Unabridged)

Tom Jones written by Henry Fielding performed by Bill Homewood on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Tom Jones, a foundling, is brought up by the kindly Mr Allworthy as if he were his own son. Forced to leave the house as a young man after tales of his disgraceful behaviour reach his benefactor's ears, he sets out in utter despair, not only because of his banishment but because he has now lost all hope of...

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Paradise Lost written by John Milton performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)

Paradise Lost written by John Milton performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

A Genius Performance by Anton Lesser! Paradise Lost is the greatest epic poem in the English language. In words remarkable for their richness of rhythm and imagery, Milton tells the story of Man's creation, fall and redemption - to "justify the ways of God to men". Milton produced characters which have become embedded in the consciousness of...

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The Cazalets - The Complete Five-Book Saga written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Penelope Wilton, Raymond Coultard, Zoe Tapper and BBC Radio 4 Full Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Cazalets - The Complete Five-Book Saga written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Penelope Wilton, Raymond Coultard, Zoe Tapper and BBC Radio 4 Full Cast Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

Penelope Wilton narrates BBC Radio 4’s epic dramatisation of the treasured family saga, Elizabeth Jane Howard’s five book chronicle of the upper-middle class. Cazalet family begins in 1938, as siblings Hugh, Edward, Rupert, and Rachel join together for another family holiday at Home Place, their house in the Sussex countryside. During the course...

An Officer and a Spy written by Robert Harris performed by David Rintoul on CD (Unabridged)

An Officer and a Spy written by Robert Harris performed by David Rintoul on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £24.99

They lied to protect their country. He told the truth to save it. A gripping historical thriller from the bestselling author of FATHERLAND. January 1895. On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front..

The Pigeon Tunnel written by John le Carre performed by John le Carre on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Pigeon Tunnel written by John le Carre performed by John le Carre on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

From his years serving in British Intelligence during the Cold War, to a career as a writer that took him from war-torn Cambodia to Beirut on the cusp of the 1982 Israeli invasion, to Russia before and after the collapse of the Berlin Wall, John le Carré has always written from the heart of modern times. The Pigeon Tunnel gives us a glimpse of...

A Bear Called Paddington written by Michael Bond performed by Stephen Fry on CD (Unabridged)

A Bear Called Paddington written by Michael Bond performed by Stephen Fry on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

A Genius Performance by Stephen Fry! The classic story of Paddington, the bear from Darkest Peru, who was found lost on Paddington Station. “A bear on Paddington Station?” said Mrs Brown in amazement. “Don’t be silly – there can’t be.” The Browns first met Paddington on a railway station – Paddington station, in fact. He had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of...

Animal Farm written by George Orwell performed by Simon Callow on CD (Unabridged)

Animal Farm written by George Orwell performed by Simon Callow on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

George Orwell's 1945 satire on the perils of Stalinism has proved magnificently long-lived as a parable about totalitarianism anywhere and has given the world at least one immortal phrase: "Everyone is equal, but some are more equal than others."

A Dark Blue Perfume and Other Stories written by Ruth Rendell performed by George Baker on CD (Abridged)

A Dark Blue Perfume and Other Stories written by Ruth Rendell performed by George Baker on CD (Abridged)£14.99

A Dark Blue Perfume - A man with a gun and nothing left to live for brings this chilling tale to a fatal, but unexpected, climax. Hare’s House - Could simply knowing about the first murder in Hare’s house really have led Norman to a copy-cat crime? This collection also includes - The Whistler, Bribery and Corruption, The Orchard Walls and The Convolvulus Clock.

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)£14.99  -  £29.99

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 Hunt for Red October written by Tom Clancy performed by J. Charles on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Hunt for Red October written by Tom Clancy performed by J. Charles on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The #1 New York Times bestseller that launched the phenomenal career of Tom Clancy—a gripping military thriller that introduced the world to his unforgettable hero, Jack Ryan. Somewhere under the freezing Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision. The Red October is...

A Far Country written by Daniel Mason performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Abridged)

A Far Country written by Daniel Mason performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Abridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Throughout their childhood in the dusty cane fields of Saint Michael, Isabel and her older brother Isaias have been inseparable. Life is simple, and for Isabel, happiness is playing by the empty fountain in the village square, or listening to Isaias playing the fiddle. But when Isaias runs away to become a musician...

Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure written by Joyce Grenfell performed by Joyce Grenfell on CD (Abridged)

Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure written by Joyce Grenfell performed by Joyce Grenfell on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

Actress, comedienne and raconteur Joyce Grenfell tells the fascinating story of her life working in radio, film, the stage and war-time entertainment tours with her usual charm and much humour. Her glamorous and madcap American mother, her aunt Nancy Astor and her husband Reggie...

The Murder Room written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)

The Murder Room written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

A Genius Performance by Michael Jayston! The Dupayne, a small private museum in London devoted to the interwar years 1919 -- 1939, is in turmoil. As its trustees argue over whether it should be closed, one of them is brutally and mysteriously murdered. Yet even as Commander Dalgliesh and his team ...

Rumpole at Christmas written by John Mortimer performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)

Rumpole at Christmas written by John Mortimer performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Rumpole isn't particularly fond of Christmas; he finds it has a horrible habit of dragging on as he and She Who Must Be Obeyed go through the usual rituals in Froxbury Mansions. After the exchange of presents (lavender water for her, a tie for him) they settle down to a supermarket turkey with all the trimmings,

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The Anti-Social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole written by John Mortimer performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)

The Anti-Social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole written by John Mortimer performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The delightfully unpredictable barrister, Horace Rumpole, returns for another adventure with the legal system. ASBOs may be the pride and joy of New Labour, but they don't cut much ice with Horace Rumpole. He takes the old-fashioned view that if anyone is going to be threatened with a restriction of their...

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Grave Mistake written by Ngaio Marsh performed by Jane Asher on CD (Unabridged)

Grave Mistake written by Ngaio Marsh performed by Jane Asher on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

At first it looked as if Sybil Foster had intentionally left the world: with two husbands dead, a daughter marrying the wrong man and – it later appeared – a debilitating disease, it was no wonder she took her own life. But no one believed she was the type – especially Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn.

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Mapp and Lucia written by E.F. Benson performed by Prunella Scales on Cassette (Unabridged)

Mapp and Lucia written by E.F. Benson performed by Prunella Scales on Cassette (Unabridged)£99.99

Mapp and Lucia is the centrepiece of E. F. Benson's series of Lucia novels - bringing together for the first time the eponymous middle-aged doyennes of polite 1930s society Miss Elizabeth Mapp and Emmeline Luca (Lucia to her friends). Lucia, recently widowed, is the newcomer to the village of Tilling and eager to wrest the reins of social supremacy from the incumbant Miss Mapp and install...

Clouds of Witness written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Clouds of Witness written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The fiancé of Lord Peter's sister, Mary, is found dead outside the conservatory of the family's shooting lodge in Yorkshire. Peter's and Mary's older brother, the Duke of Denver, is charged with wilful murder and put on trial in the House of Lords.

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The Mayor of Casterbridge written by Thomas Hardy performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)

The Mayor of Casterbridge written by Thomas Hardy performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

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

Ladies of Letters written by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman performed by Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge on Audio CD (Abridged)

Ladies of Letters written by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman performed by Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge on Audio CD (Abridged)£6.99  -  £9.99

When Irene Spencer meets Vera Small at her daughter Lesley’s wedding reception, they embark upon a correspondence that is quite unlike any other in the history of letter-writing. Both Irene and Vera are happily widowed and endowed with errant offspring. They live in a world of church fêtes and amateur dramatics, but love nothing more than dipping their pens in the vitriol pot – while...

Night School written by Lee Child performed by Kerry Shale on Audio CD (Abridged)

Night School written by Lee Child performed by Kerry Shale on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school.

Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time hes not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.

My Life, My Way written by Cliff Richard performed by Cliff Richard on Audio CD (Abridged)

My Life, My Way written by Cliff Richard performed by Cliff Richard on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99

Sir Cliff Richard OBE is the biggest-selling artist of all time, selling over 250 million records around the world since he burst onto the music scene in 1958. But how has he kept his appeal all these years? In a world fuelled by drink, sex and drugs, he is perennially attractive without any of those things that keep other singers' profiles high. Now, working with the highly acclaimed biographer and...

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Her Enemy written by Leena Lehtolainen performed by Amy Rubinate on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Her Enemy written by Leena Lehtolainen performed by Amy Rubinate on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

After solving her first murder and leaving the Helsinki Police Department behind, Maria Kallio thought that a move to the neighboring city of Espoo would signal a fresh start—a chance to not only put her new law degree to use but to nurture her budding romance with Antti Sarkela. But when she discovers the strangled body of a new acquaintance, old habits die hard for the redheaded...

The Rabbit Girls written by Anna Ellory performed by Gemma Arterton and Simon Callow on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Rabbit Girls written by Anna Ellory performed by Gemma Arterton and Simon Callow on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Berlin, 1989. As the wall between East and West falls, Miriam Winter cares for her dying father, Henryk. When he cries out for someone named Frieda - and Miriam discovers an Auschwitz tattoo hidden under his watch strap - Henryk’s secret history begins to unravel. Searching for more clues of her father’s past, Miriam finds an inmate uniform from the Ravensbrück women’s camp...

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Ladies in Black written by Madeleine St. John performed by Deidre Rubenstein on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Ladies in Black written by Madeleine St. John performed by Deidre Rubenstein on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

At the very end of the Ladies’ Frocks Departments, past Cocktail Frocks, there was something very special, something quite, quite wonderful; but it wasn’t for everybody: that was the point. Because there, at the very end, there was a lovely arch, on which was written in curly letters Model Gowns. Written by a superb novelist of contemporary manners, Ladies in Black is a fairytale which...

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The Floating Theatre written by Martha Conway performed by Amy Finegan on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Floating Theatre written by Martha Conway performed by Amy Finegan on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

1837. The Ohio River. May Bedloe is a seamstress to her cousin, the flamboyant actress Comfort Virtue. When they board the doomed Moselle their paths cross with Mrs Flora Howard, a wealthy abolitionist and notorious opportunist. Mrs Howard is quick to lure Comfort to her cause – a cause, it seems, that has no use for quiet little May. Casting out on her own for the first time, May lands a...

Extinction Point: Exodus written by Paul Antony Jones performed by Emily Beresford on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Extinction Point: Exodus written by Paul Antony Jones performed by Emily Beresford on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Emily Baxter feared she was the sole survivor of a deadly alien plague that swept through New York City, the nation, and the world in a downpour of blood red rain. And when the dead began transforming into a terrifying new form of life, she feared her survival might be brutally short-lived. Then, a human voice crackled from a satellite phone, urging her to flee north, where more...

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Venetia written by Georgette Heyer performed by Phyllida Nash on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Venetia written by Georgette Heyer performed by Phyllida Nash on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£69.99

In all her 25 years, Venetia Lanyon has never been further than Harrogate. Nor has she enjoyed the attentions of any man aside from her two wearisomely persistent suitors. Then, in one extraordinary encounter, she meets a neighbour she knew only by reputation - the infamous Jasper Damerel. Before she realises it, Venetia is encouraging a man whose way of life has scandalised...

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Malone Dies written by Samuel Beckett performed by Sean Barrett on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Malone Dies written by Samuel Beckett performed by Sean Barrett on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

Malone Dies is the first person monologue of Malone, an old man lying in bed and waiting to die. The tone is fiercely ironic, highly quotable, and because of its extravagance, also very comic. It catches the reality of old age in a way that is grimly convincing, cruel as humor so often is, and memorable because of Beckett's way with words.

The Unnamable written by Samuel Beckett performed by Sean Barrett on CD (Unabridged)

The Unnamable written by Samuel Beckett performed by Sean Barrett on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

The Unnamable is the third novel in Becket's trilogy, three remarkable prose works in which men of increasingly debilitating physical circumstances act, ponder, consider and rage against impermanence and the human condition.

A Short History of England written by Simon Jenkins performed by Simon Jenkins on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Short History of England written by Simon Jenkins performed by Simon Jenkins on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

From the invaders of the dark ages to today's coalition, one of Britain's most respected journalists, Simon Jenkins, weaves together a strong narrative with all the most important and interesting dates in a book that is as stylish as it is authoritative. There have been long synoptic histories of England but until now there has been no standard...

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A Falcon Flies written by Wilbur Smith performed by Stephen Thorne on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Falcon Flies written by Wilbur Smith performed by Stephen Thorne on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

A Falcon Flies is the first best-selling novel in Wilbur Smith's epic tale of Africa, The Ballantyne Novels. In search of a father they barely remember, Zouga and Dr Robyn Ballantyne board Mungo St John's magnificent clipper to speed them to Africa. But long before they sight that mighty continent, Robyn knows that she and Mungo will battle with all the fury of natural enemies - and love with...

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Smut written by Alan Bennett performed by Alan Bennett on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Smut written by Alan Bennett performed by Alan Bennett on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Two unexpected tales written and read by the best-selling author of The Uncommon Reader, Untold Stories and The History Boys. "The Greening of Mrs Donaldson" - Mrs Donaldson is a conventional middle-class woman beached on the shores of widowhood after a marriage that had been much like many others: happy to begin with, then satisfactory and finally dull. But when she decides to...

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Descartes - An Introduction written by Ross Burman performed by Jonathan Oliver on Audio CD (Abridged)

Descartes - An Introduction written by Ross Burman performed by Jonathan Oliver on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99

Rene Descartes is one of the formative figures in Western philosophy, logic and mathematics. His famous statement: 'I think, therefore I am', has become perhaps the most famous phrase in all of philosophy. Descartes' ground-breaking writings attempted to establish unshakeable foundations of knowledge, and set a trend for subsequent Western philosophy, which has endlessly critiqued...

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Moonfleet written by J. Meade Falkner performed by Peter Joyce on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Moonfleet written by J. Meade Falkner performed by Peter Joyce on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

J. Meade Falkner's exciting tale of a boy who gets caught up in a dangerous adventure with smugglers and treasure. Orphaned John Trenchard is just 15 when his adventures begin... Growing up by the sea in the village of Moonfleet, John is captivated by the local legend of the ghostly Blackbeard, who rises on winter nights to search for his lost treasure. However, by accidentally discovering a secret...

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Evolutions - Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World written by Oren Harman performed by Oren Harman on CD (Unabridged)

Evolutions - Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World written by Oren Harman performed by Oren Harman on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

We don't think anymore, like the ancient Chinese did, that the world was hatched from an egg, or, like the Maori, that it came from the tearing apart of a love embrace. The Greeks told of a tempestuous Hera and a cunning Zeus, but we now use genes and natural selection to explain fear and desire, and physics to...