Hard Knocks written by Howie Carr performed by Peter Berkrot on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99
Jack Reilly, a dodgy ex-Boston cop, is trying to make ends meet as a private investigator. When a client is killed, execution style, Reilly finds himself in a whole world of pain. Someone wants him dead - but why? To find out, Reilly must weed through thirty years of duplicity, corruption, and killing...a web of politicians dirtier than...
One Life written by Megan Rapinoe performed by Megan Rapinoe on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99
An instant New York Times best seller! “Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.” (USA Today) Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's World Cup champion, reveals for the first...
Kim written by Rudyard Kipling performed by Sam Dastor on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99
Kipling's masterpiece Kim is his final and most famous work and one of the first and greatest espionage stories ever written. It explores the life of Kimball O'Hara, an Irish orphan who spends his childhood as a vagrant in Lahore. When he befriends an aged Tibetan lama his life is transformed as he is requested to accompany him on a...
Emma written by Jane Austen performed by Prunella Scales on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99
Always the matchmaker, Emma has arranged successful relationships among her friends and acquaintances time and time again, but when she must find her own mate, she soon discovers unanticipated inadequacies in her romantic capacities. The bulk of Emma, widely regarded as the most accomplished of Jane Austens six novels, is the story of...
The Necessary Aptitude written by Pam Ayres performed by Pam Ayres on CD (Unabridged)£14.99 - £39.99
Pam Ayres' early childhood in Stanford in the Vale was idyllic in many ways. In her early work life she found herself in a sealed room where women operated clattering machines like enormous typewriters. After I had catastrophically and erroneously applied all the wrong information to several trolley loads of documents and lumbered the...
My Life written by David Jason performed by Michael Fenton Stevens and David Jason on CD (Unabridged)£9.99
National Book Awards Autobiography of the Year 2013.
Born the son of a Billingsgate market porter at the height of the Second World War, David Jason spent his early life dodging bombs and bullies, both with impish good timing. Giving up on an unloved career as an electrician, he turned his attention to acting and soon, through a natural talent for making people laugh, found himself working with the leading lights of British comedy in the 1960s and '70s: Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Bob Monkhouse and Ronnie Barker. Barker would become a mentor to David, leading to hugely successful stints in Porridge and Open All Hours.
Gilead written by Marilynne Robinson performed by Tim Jerome on CD (Unabridged)£24.99 - £59.99
In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Ames's life, he begins a letter to his young son, a kind of last testament to his remarkable forebears.
'It is a book of such meditative calm, such spiritual intensity that is seems miraculous that her silence was only for 23 years; such measure of wisdom is the fruit of a lifetime. Robinson's prose, aligned with the sublime simplicity of the language of the bible, is nothing short of a benediction.