By turns funny, moving, romantic and surreal, and filled with unexpected twists and turns, each of the tales on this lineup has a magical element.
A brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Raymond Chandler mystery featuring private eye, Philip Marlowe. Marlowe is now married, living in the resort town of Poodle Springs. Once again, he sets himself up as an investigator and soon finds himself in the middle of blackmail and murder....
"These BBC performances were really well done!!!"
Down-and-out drunk Terry Lennox has a problem: his millionaire wife is dead and he needs to get out of LA fast. So he turns to his only friend in the world: Philip Marlowe, Private Investigator. He’s willing to help a man down on his luck, but later, Lennox commits suicide in Mexico and things start to turn nasty. Marlowe finds himself drawn into a sordid crowd of adulterers and alcoholics in LA’s Idle Valley, where the rich are suffering one big suntanned hangover. Marlowe is sure Lennox didn’t kill his wife, but how many more stiffs will turn up before he gets to the truth?
"A Great Way To Spend One & A Half Hours"
Nick Kaplan and Aidan Blake are experienced secret agents, stars of MI-5...or they were until they moved in together and became lovers all in one fell swoop. Now, before they have a chance to work out what's happening between them, they face their hardest test yet: keeping their hands off each other when they go undercover as strangers. Someone is selling deadly secrets to Great Britain's enemies, and a terrible chemical weapon is about to fall into the wrong hands.
"Short and satisfying"
Precious Is My Child is a compilation written by students of all ages, parents, victims of bullying, and members of the community who have joined together through the written word to proclaim that bullying must stop! We all have a responsibility to choose peace over hate, love over war, and most of all to follow God's first and greatest commandment.
For 20 years the officers in the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks have kept a secret in Shed B: a vintage Buick which lures the troopers to come and take a look. Young Ned Wilcox, son of the recently deceased officer Curt, has started hanging around the Barracks. One day he can't resist peeking through the windows. And it's time to share the secret....
The Japanese advance in the Pacific was stemmed and turned in the Midway Sea. It was one of the decisive actions of the Second World War, and a story of extreme drama and heroism. It demonstrated once and for all the superiority of air power over naval might.
A well written story for things that go bump in the night in your nightmares.
Dealing with many ups and downs in today's ever increasing changing world and the heartache's that come with relationships. The knowledge of love found and lost. An audiobook filled with emotions and deep soul searching. Feelings that many can associate with and reaches deep into the inner soul.