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    • Tears of the Moon

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Broome, Australia, 1893. It's the wild and passionate heyday of the pearling industry, and when young English bride Olivia Hennessy meets the dashing pearling master, Captain Tyndall, their lives are destined to be linked by the mysterious power of the pearl. Sydney, Australia, 1995. Lily Barton embarks on a search for her family roots which leads her to Broome. But her quest for identity reveals more than she could have ever imagined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I want to visit Broome

    • By Lyndy on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Beyond Bad

    • By: Sandra Lee
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Here is the shocking, true story of Australia's most horrific crime. Katherine Knight showed no mercy when she butchered her lover in a crime that put her behind bars in an Australian prison for a record life sentence. Knight, a 44-year-old abattoir worker, had stabbed father-of-three John Price 37 times, skinned his body, cooked his head, and served him up as a meal for his children.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oh Boy....

    • By Vikki on 07-02-07

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Wild Lavender

    • By: Belinda Alexandra
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261

    Simone Fleurier is wrenched from her home on a Provencal lavender farm at the age of 14 after the accidental death of her father. Forced to become a maid at the boarding house of her Aunt Augustine in Marseilles, Simone's life is hard and impoverished. But one of her aunt's boarders, the beautiful Camille Casal, a star at the local music hall, gives Simone a dream: that one day she too will be a famous singer and dancer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Extrodinary Story

    • By Wade on 08-16-08

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Outback Sunset

    • By: Lynne Wilding
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When English actress Vanessa Forsythe falls in love with Bren Selby, her life changes forever. Leaving behind her London apartment, she becomes mistress of Amaroo Downs, a remote cattle station in Western Australia. Not only does Vanessa have to adjust to a vastly different lifestyle in the outback, she must establish her place in the Selby family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't want to stop listening

    • By Lisa on 06-22-14

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Great Australian Outback Police Stories

    • By: Bolinda Publishing
    • Narrated by: Bill 'Swampy' Marsh, Kate Hood
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    I tell you, you meet some strange characters in this game.... Boasting the biggest beats in the world - some as large as France - Australia's outback police have seen it all: natural disasters, incredible acts of selflessness, unspeakable crimes and daring rescues, just to name a few. And they've met some unforgettable characters along the way: from the murderer who stuffed his victims' bodies down wombat holes to the policeman who arrested his own wife....

    Regular price: $37.30

    • This House of Grief

    • The Story of a Murder Trial
    • By: Helen Garner
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    This House of Grief is a heartbreaking audiobook by one of Australia's most admired authors. Anyone can see the place where the children died. You take the Princes Highway past Geelong, and keep going west in the direction of Colac. Late in August 2006, soon after I had watched a magistrate commit Robert Farquharson to stand trial before a jury on three charges of murder, I headed out that way on a Sunday morning, across the great volcanic plain.

    Regular price: $33.57

    • The Harp in the South

    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy. Filled with beautifully drawn characters that will make you laugh as much as cry, this Australian classic will take you straight back to the colourful slums of Sydney with convincing depth, careful detail and great heart.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent;y entertaining

    • By Emrys on 07-25-17

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Playing Beatie Bow

    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The game is called Beatie Bow, and the kids play it for the thrill of giving themselves a scare. It’s Beatie Bow, risen from the dead! When Abigail is drawn in, the game quickly changes from a harmless little scare to an extraordinary adventure, as she is transported to a place that is strangely familiar.... And in a Sydney she barely recognises, she’ll meet the real Beatie Bow and the family that will change her life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good coming of age story with time travel

    • By Alison on 06-20-13

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Poor Man's Orange

    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Continuing the history of the Irish Darcys begun in Missus and continued in The Harp in the South, this third novel of the trilogy re-acquaints listeners with the vicissitudes of slum life in a Sydney suburb. An unforgettable family and a cast of unforgettable characters enliven a story that is sometimes tragic, but often humourous, in a time of poverty and destitution, hope and promise.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Reading overdone

    • By Evan Pierce on 10-22-15

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Valley

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 17 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    A valley, nestled between rugged peaks, is divided by a magnificent river - and within its peaceful green contours are held the secrets of generations of tribes, families, and loners who have come under its spell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Australian Sagas

    • By Protea on 04-09-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Winter Sea

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Escaping an unhappy marriage and an unsatisfactory job, Cassie Holloway moves to the little NSW coastal town of Whitby Point. Here she meets the Aquino family, whose fishing business was founded by their ancestor, Giuseppe, an immigrant Italian, some ninety years before. Life for Cassie on the south west coast is sweet as she sets up a successful restaurant and falls in love with Giuseppe's great grandson Michael....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful and thoroughly engrossing

    • By Meryl on 01-07-14

    Regular price: $20.72

    • And Then the Darkness

    • By: Sue Williams
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    And Then the Darkness is a gripping account of the disappearance in the Australian Outback of English tourist Peter Falconio. His girlfriend, Joanne Lees, was found cut, bleeding and wandering the highway, her hands bound. Joanne's account of her ordeal sparked a frenzy of media interest and the biggest manhunt ever mounted in Australia. Questions arose about the police operation and about Joanne herself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting...almost!

    • By Pamela Harvey on 12-31-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Opal Desert

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Kerrie, in her 40s, has just lost her famous sculptor husband who had been the centre of her existence and for whom she made many sacrifices and she now finds her life has lost direction. Shirley, approaching 80, was betrayed by her lover many years before and has retreated from the world, becoming a recluse living in an underground dugout. Anna,19, has a promising athletic career but is torn between the commitment to her sport, which could carry her to the Olympics, or enjoying life like other young people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • reviewing opal desert

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-13-15

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Silent Country

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The Silent Country is a vast and beautiful wilderness, a place which holds secrets and stories that are rarely spoken. TV producer Veronica Anderson travels to the Northern Territory to retrace the journey of an expedition that had set out 50 years earlier to film the outback, but which mysteriously ended in tragedy. Of the group, led by the eccentric Maxim Topov, few are still alive and they are reluctant to talk about the intriguing events.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Wilma on 10-28-11

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Six Ways to Wealth with Paul Clitheroe

    • By: Paul Clitheroe
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Here are six popular finance titles in one accessible edition - an informative audio collection of six books-in-one. Paul Clitheroe, Australia's best-known financial advisor, provides information and insight into six key ways to wealth, including: Savings & Investment , How to Be Debt-Free, Investing in Property, Investing In Shares, Managed Funds, and 10 Key Steps to Wealth .

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Craft for a Dry Lake

    • By: Kim Mahood
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In Craft for a Dry Lake, Kim Mahood embarks on an extraordinary journey to her heartland - the outback of her youth. Compelled to revisit the haunts of her childhood by the tragic death of her father, Kim seeks to lay his ghost to rest, but instead finds herself faced with many of her own. Her adventures are interwoven with the echoes of childhood memories and peopled by an intriguing cast of outback characters.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Blaze

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 20 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Blaze exposes the new order of women and power in the cut-throat arena of up-market magazines. The idealistic baby boomers have been pushed aside and it's every woman for herself. An intimate look at four women coping with their private and public lives in the world where scheming and fox cunning seem to beat skill and talent, where sexism and ageism in office politics label women over 30 over the hill. Blaze is the story of women trying to survive, to compete, while maintaining friendships and finding happiness. In this pressure-cooker world, something has to give and for some women it isn't worth the fight.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Missus

    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Missus takes us behind the lives of Hughie and Mumma, out of the gritty realism of inner city slum life and into the past of the stations,the bush and the country towns. We meet them as they were in the early 1920s, drifter Hugh Darcy, the unwilling hero who sweeps the dreamily innocent Margaret Kilker off her feet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First instalment of a very entertaining trilogy !!

    • By Kerry on 01-14-13
    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 02-09-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Kimberley Sun

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    This is the sequel to Di Morrissey's international best-seller, Tears of the Moon, set in the remote town of Broome, the desert and the Kimberley coast - Australia's last frontier and a land of ancient beauty.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Everybody Wins

    • By W.Denis on 01-21-08

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Islands

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    It's the psychedelic 70s and social conventions are being challenged. When Catherine Moreland from rural Australia goes on her first trip abroad, a handsome American naval officer sweeps her off her feet and she goes to live in beautiful, romantic Hawaii with her new husband. At first, the magic and loveliness of the Islands lead Catherine to believe she is living in paradise.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!!!

    • By Stephen on 03-22-17

    Regular price: $34.96

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