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  • Strangeways to Oldham: The Belchester Chronicles, Book 1 | Andrea Frazer

    Strangeways to Oldham: The Belchester Chronicles, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Andrea Frazer
    • Narrated By Patricia Gallimore
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (169)
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    Lady Amanda Golightly of Belchester Towers is a person in complete contrast to the stereotypical image of her upper-class breeding. She is short, portly, and embarrassingly forthright. On a visit to a local nursing home, she unexpectedly discovers a long-lost friend, Hugo Cholmondley-Crichton-Crump - and stumbles upon a murder. The pair turn to sleuthing after Lady Amanda reports her appalling discovery to the local police inspector, who treats her as a silly old biddy with an overactive imagination.

  • The Poisoned Chocolates Case | Anthony Berkeley

    The Poisoned Chocolates Case

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Anthony Berkeley
    • Narrated By Gordon Griffin
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    Graham and Joan Bendix have apparently succeeded in making that eighth wonder of the modern world, a happy marriage. And into the middle of it there drops, like a clap of thunder, a box of chocolates. Joan Bendix is killed by a poisoned box of liqueur chocolates that cannot have been intended for her to eat. The police investigation rapidly reaches a dead end. Chief Inspector Moresby calls on Roger Sheringham and his Crimes Circle - six amateur but intrepid detectives - to consider the case.

  • White Christmas with a Wobbly Knee: The Belchester Chronicles, Book 2 | Andrea Frazer

    White Christmas with a Wobbly Knee: The Belchester Chronicles, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Andrea Frazer
    • Narrated By Patricia Gallimore
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (122)
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    (117)
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    The second in the series featuring a madcap pair of amateur sleuths and a delightful outpouring of upper-class English eccentricities - with the odd murder thrown in. Lady Amanda Golightly, eccentric resident of the sprawling Belchester Towers, has a new venture: guided tours. To celebrate she invites a horde of old chums to a trial run at Christmas, complete with tasty nibbles. However, things don't go to plan - a dead guest is discovered slumped on the library table.

  • The Cornish Coast Murder | John Bude

    The Cornish Coast Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By John Bude
    • Narrated By Ben Allen
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    The reverend Dodd, vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen, spends his evenings reading detective stories by the fireside - but heaven forbid that the shadow of any real crime should ever fall across his seaside parish. But the vicar's peace is shattered one stormy night when Julius Tregarthan, an ill-tempered magistrate, is found at his house in Boscawen with a bullet through his head. The local police inspector is baffled by the lack of clues.

  • The Cambridge Murders | Glyn Daniel

    The Cambridge Murders

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Glyn Daniel
    • Narrated By Peter Wickham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Fisher College at Cambridge lies between St John’s and Trinity Colleges. Here one morning the bed makers and gyps, clamouring for admission on the last day of term were admitted to find, lying across the path, the body of one of the College porters. The murder of the porter begins a mystery which deepens when it is found that the unpopular Dean of the college is missing.

  • Murder in the Museum | John Rowland

    Murder in the Museum

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By John Rowland
    • Narrated By Peter Wickham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (15)
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    When Professor Julius Arnell breathes his last in the British Museum Reading Room, it looks like death from natural causes. Who, after all, would have cause to murder a retired academic? Inspector Shelley's suspicions are aroused when he finds a packet of poisoned sugared almonds in the dead man's pocket, and a motive becomes clearer when he discovers Arnell's connection to a Texan oil millionaire. Soon another man plunges hundreds of feet into a reservoir on a Yorkshire moor.

  • Music in the Hills: Drumberley, Book 2 | D. E. Stevenson

    Music in the Hills: Drumberley, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By D. E. Stevenson
    • Narrated By Lesley Mackie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    After spending time combatting terrorists in Malaya, James Dering returns to Scotland. He starts a new life at Mureth House, the home of his aunt and uncle, Mamie and Jock Johnstone, where he hopes to learn to be a farmer. But he soon learns that picking up farming isn't an easy task and is made even more complicated by the unexpected ups and down of rural village life. Sheep-stealing crooks, village gossip, lovestruck teenage runaways, and a brunette bombshell all disturb the peaceful solitude James had willingly signed up for.

  • Ha'Penny Chance: Ivy Rose Series, Book 2 | Gemma Jackson

    Ha'Penny Chance: Ivy Rose Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Gemma Jackson
    • Narrated By Grainne Gillis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (1)
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    Ivy Rose Murphy dreams of a better future. For years she has set out daily from the tenements known as The Lane to beg for discards from the homes of the wealthy. Her fortune takes a turn for the better, but there are eyes on Ivy, and she is vulnerable as she carries her earnings through the dark winter streets. Jem Ryan, who owns the local livery, longs to make Ivy his wife, but she is reluctant to give up her fierce independence. Then a sudden astonishing event turns Ivy's world upside down.

  • Vittoria Cottage: Drumberley, Book 1 | D. E. Stevenson

    Vittoria Cottage: Drumberley, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By D. E. Stevenson
    • Narrated By Lesley Mackie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (26)
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    Since being widowed, Caroline Dering has been content to live her life solely for her children. Then the mysterious Robert Shepperton arrives in the village. At first, Caroline's gentle heart is simply touched by his obvious unhappiness; until gradually she finds her sympathy turning into love. But the visit of her lovely younger sister, Harriet, to Vittoria Cottage, throws Caroline into a turmoil - because Harriet also falls for Mr. Shepperton....

  • Is There Life Outside the Box?

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Peter Davison
    • Narrated By Gordon Griffin
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    Peter Davison became a national treasure for having his arm up a cow in his role as Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small. Then, in 1981, he secured his place in science fiction history by becoming the fifth Doctor Who. The Time Lord connection continued with the marriage of his daughter Georgia to Dr Who number ten, David Tennant. Davison has starred in countless television series over the last 42 years....

  • Young Mrs Savage | D. E. Stevenson

    Young Mrs Savage

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By D. E. Stevenson
    • Narrated By Hilary Neville
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    (28)
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    When Dinah was 19, Gilbert was a sort of fairy prince. She had loved him madly but gradually she had begun to realise that he was not quite so wonderful. Despite keeping her eyes firmly shut, her heart had known there was something wrong. When Gilbert is killed in a flying accident, she is left with four children to raise. Life is hard, fighting back loneliness and eking out a meagre pension. But when her brother, Dan, newly demobbed from the Navy, arrives to whisk them away to the seaside, Dinah can at last find peace.

  • The Quiet Professor | Betty Neels

    The Quiet Professor

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Betty Neels
    • Narrated By Anne Cater
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    Megan thought she had it all - a good job, a caring family and a fiancé whom everyone agreed would make her a wonderful husband. But then her perfectly constructed world fell apart, and she found that her one hope was Professor Jake van Belfeld. He seemed determined to rebuild her life - but why was he taking such a personal interest in her? He couldn't think that her heart needed his attention, too, could he?

  • The Hog's Back Mystery | Freeman Wills Crofts

    The Hog's Back Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Freeman Wills Crofts
    • Narrated By Gordon Griffin
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    Dr James Earle and his wife live in comfortable seclusion near the Hog's Back, a ridge in the North Downs in the beautiful Surrey countryside. When Dr Earle disappears from his cottage, Inspector French is called in to investigate. At first he suspects a simple domestic intrigue - and begins to uncover a web of romantic entanglements beneath the couple's peaceful rural life. The case soon takes a more complex turn.

  • A Treacherous Coast | David Donachie

    A Treacherous Coast

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By David Donachie
    • Narrated By Peter Wickham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In 1796, Pearce and his wife Emily are in living in Bath when Minister of War Henry Dundas turns up and suggests a second mission to the Vendée, this time as a liaison between the French emigres intending to land in Brittany and the British naval and military commanders who will accompany them. The proposed expedition looks promising and Pearce takes the bait. Once at sea, however, Pearce and his crew encounter a French fleet and an indecisive battle ensues off the Ile de Groix.

  • The Wild Hunt | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Wild Hunt

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Charlotte Strevens
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    In the wild, windswept Welsh Marches, a noble young lord rides homewards, embittered, angry and in danger. He is Guyon, Lord of Ledworth, heir to threatened lands, husband-to-be of Judith of Ravenstow. Their union will save his lands - but they have yet to meet...for this is Wales at the turn of the 12th century. Dynasties forge and fight, and behind the precarious throne of William Rufus, political intrigue is raging.

  • Snowballs and Scotch Mist: The Belchester Chronicles, Book 3 | Andrea Frazer

    Snowballs and Scotch Mist: The Belchester Chronicles, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Andrea Frazer
    • Narrated By Patricia Gallimore
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    Lady Amanda Golightly receives an invitation to spend Burns' Night with friends in Scotland. Although she is dismissive of the idea, her chum Hugo is thrilled at the thought and persuades her to agree to the trip. With Beauchamp, her long-suffering manservant, and her friend, Enid Tweedie, the four head to Rumdrummond Castle for a 'wee break'. Before long, however, murder enters their lives once more, and they begin to suspect some very dirty dealing is going on under the respectable veneer of castle life.

  • Emily Dennistoun | D. E. Stevenson

    Emily Dennistoun

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By D. E. Stevenson
    • Narrated By Emma D'Inverno
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    (34)
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    Emily Dennistoun lives alone with her elderly tyrannical father at Borriston Hall on the Scottish coast. Her mother died many years before, and her younger brother is at Oxford, presented with opportunities that Emily can only dream of. She has few friends and lives through her writing. Then she meets Francis, and despite vicissitudes of fortune, despite uncertainties, loneliness, and unhappiness, Emily holds steadfast to a love she knows is true.

  • The Glass Room: A Vera Stanhope Mystery, Book 5 | Ann Cleeves

    The Glass Room: A Vera Stanhope Mystery, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Ann Cleeves
    • Narrated By Charlie Hardwick
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    (36)
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    (31)
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    When one of DI Vera Stanhope's hippy neighbours goes missing, she feels duty-bound to find out what happened. It's an easy job to track the young woman down to a country retreat where aspiring authors gather to work through their novels. It gets complicated when a body is discovered and Vera's neighbour is found with a knife in her hand. Calling in the team, Vera knows that she should hand the case over to someone else, but the investigation is too tempting.

  • Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Tangled Web | Michael Bond

    Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Tangled Web

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Michael Bond
    • Narrated By Gordon Griffin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Monsieur Pamplemousse and his trusty dog, Pommes Frites, are called into Le Guide's offices early one morning and presented with a string of Leclercq's plaintive conundrums - all relating to his mobster uncle-in-law. These include a letter about a juicy steak turned brisket, a dead restaurant owner, a giant truffle delivered by post and the imminent arrival of the vivacious Caterina to the Gare des Lyons. All of which Pamplemousse has been called upon to help.

  • Nightingales at War | Donna Douglas

    Nightingales at War

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Donna Douglas
    • Narrated By Penelope Freeman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    As the war takes its toll, the Nightingale nurses must do their bit for king and country... Dora is the devoted mother of twin babies, but, determined to help the war effort, she goes back to work at the Nightingale Hospital. More used to nights out in the West End, Jennifer and Cissy volunteer in the hope of tending to handsome soldiers. They soon find out that nursing isn’t quite what they were expecting.

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