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    • The Lewis Man

    • By: Peter May
    • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
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    An unidentified corpse is recovered from a peat bog on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. News of the discovery soon reaches Fin Macleod. However, since swapping his life in Edinburgh for a quiet existence on Lewis, such mysteries are no longer a concern for the former detective inspector. Or so he thought. The sequel to The Blackhouse, which was selected for the WH Smith Richard and Judy Bookclub, and the second book in the Lewis trilogy. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Visit the Outer Hebrides

    • By dumbclub on 02-10-12

    Regular price: $17.15

    • The Hidden Pleasures of Life

    • A New Way of Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future
    • By: Theodore Zeldin
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Are you truly alive? Move from mindfulness to thoughtfulness as Theodore Zeldin opens up new perspectives on life,in a series of intimate conversations with figures both famous and obscure, from civilisations throughout time. Each chapter reconsiders one of the big decisions that every person has to make. What is the answer to the shortage of soul mates? How can one escape from work colleagues who are bores and organisations that thrive on stress?

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Scarred Woman

    • Department Q, Book 7
    • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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    The international number one best seller returns with his most captivating and suspenseful novel yet - perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo. In a Copenhagen park, the body of an elderly woman is discovered. Though the case bears a striking resemblance to another unsolved homicide from over a decade ago, the police cannot find any connection between the two victims. Across town a group of young women are being hunted down. The attacks seem random, but could these acts of violence be related?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • How a great narrator can ruin a good book

    • By Sonja Mudig on 06-03-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Book of Awakening

    • By: Mark Nepo
    • Narrated by: Mark Nepo
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Designed as a companion and soul-friend, this is a book of marvels woven from the author’s own story, stories of others’ struggles with their humanness, and truths from the great wisdom traditions. A series of daily reflections, The Book of Awakening is a guidebook for a new journey of the soul. Each entry is a work of art, accompanied by a practice that makes for a completely original call to awaken the mind and the senses.

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Madame Tussaud

    • By: Michelle Moran
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    When Marie moves from her family's waxwork museum into the palace of Versailles, her whole life is set to change... When Marie Tussaud learns the exciting news the royal family will be visiting her famed wax museum, the Salon de Cire, she never dreams that the king's sister will request her presence at Versailles: as a royal tutor in wax sculpting.

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Three Minutes

    • Ewert Grens, Book 6
    • By: Anders Roslund, Börge Hellström, Elizabeth Clark Wessel - translation
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Onetime government agent Piet Hoffmann is on the run: both from the life prison sentence he escaped and from the Polish drug mafia he double-crossed. Only Hoffmann's handler, Erik Wilson, knows he now hides in Calí, Colombia, living under a false identity with his wife, Zofia, and sons Rasmus and Hugo. But life on the run is precarious. And so when Hoffmann, in order to survive, accepts employment as a bodyguard and hit man for the Colombian cocaine mafia and is simultaneously approached by the US DEA to infiltrate the same cartel, he says yes to both.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Night Visitor

    • By: Lucy Atkins
    • Narrated by: Helen Lloyd, Julia Franklin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Professor Olivia Sweetman has worked hard to achieve the life she loves, with a high-flying career as a TV presenter and historian, three children and a talented husband. But as she stands before a crowd at the launch of her new best seller, she can barely pretend to smile. Her life has spiralled into deceit, and if the truth comes out, she will lose everything. Only one person knows what Olivia has done.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Little Theatre by the Sea

    • By: Rosanna Ley
    • Narrated by: Juliette Burton
    • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Faye has just completed her degree in interior design when she finds herself jobless and boyfriend-less. While debating what to do next, she receives a surprise phone call from her old college friend Charlotte, who now lives in Sardinia and is married to Italian hotelier Fabio. When Charlotte suggests that Faye relocate for a month to house-sit, Faye wonders if a summer break in sunny Sardinia might be the perfect way to recharge her batteries and think about her future.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Fatal Pursuit

    • Bruno, Chief of Police, Book 9
    • By: Martin Walker
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    The Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic was called the most beautiful car of all time. Only four of them were ever built. A California museum paid $37 million for one; Ralph Lauren bought another; a third was smashed by a train at a level crossing. The fourth disappeared in France during World War II. It was the car used by British racing ace William Grover Williams, twice winner of the French and Monaco Grand Prix, who became an undercover agent in occupied France.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Listening

    • By Anniebligh on 03-26-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Blackhouse

    • By: Peter May
    • Narrated by: Peter Forbes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
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      4 out of 5 stars 120

    A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past. Something lurks within the close-knit island community. Something sinister. As Fin investigates, old skeletons begin to surface and soon, he, the hunter, becomes the hunted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unputdownable

    • By dumbclub on 01-31-12

    Regular price: $15.95

    • The Invisible Ones

    • By: Stef Penney
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Small-time private investigator Ray Lovell veers between paralysis and delirium in a hospital bed. But before the accident that landed him there, he had promised to find Rose Janko. Rose was married to the charismatic son of a travelling gypsy family, Ivo Janko. When Ray starts to investigate her disappearance he's surprised that her family are so hostile towards him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent !

    • By G.Keyzer on 10-01-17

    Regular price: $17.15

    • 50 Digital Ideas You Really Need to Know

    • By: Tom Chatfield
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    We are in the throes of a revolution, yet most of us are so disorientated by the rapid pace of technological and cultural change that we find it difficult to understand what’s going on. 50 Digital Ideas You Really Need to Know provides a clear path through the confusion and misinformation surrounding those technologies that, for better or for worse, are transforming the world we live in and even the sort of people we are.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too Superficial

    • By Richard Burgess on 03-12-12

    Regular price: $15.95

    • Cry, Mother Spain

    • By: Lydie Salvayre, Ben Faccini - translator
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the summer of 1936, Montse is 15 years old and her country is on the brink of civil war. Her tiny village in the north east of Spain is a world away from the tensions beginning to overspill in other parts of the country, but when her brother José returns from working in a nearby town, brimming with anarchic zeal, Montse is captivated. Swept away by the fervour of the revolution, caught between love, family and honour, her sheltered life will be abruptly changed forever.

    Regular price: $28.57

    • Anarchy and Old Dogs

    • By: Colin Cotterill
    • Narrated by: Nigel Anthony
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 9

    When a blind, retired dentist is run down by a logging truck as he crosses the road to post a letter, Dr Siri Paiboun, official and only coroner of Laos, finds him faced with his most explosive case yet. The dentist’s mortal remains aren’t nearly as intriguing as the letter in his pocket. Written in invisible ink and encrypted, the letter presents Dr Siri with an irresistible challenge.

    Regular price: $15.88

    • The Long Glasgow Kiss

    • A Lennox Thriller, Book 2
    • By: Craig Russell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Glasgow in the 1950s. Private investigator Lennox is keeping a low profile, enjoying a secret fling with the daughter of shady bookie and greyhound breeder MacFarlane. When MacFarlane is found bludgeoned to death, Lennox is a suspect. Luckily, he has a solid gold alibi: he was in bed with the victim’s daughter. Lennox is quickly drawn into hunting the killer, and it turns out MacFarlane was into some seriously dodgy stuff.

    Regular price: $17.15

    • Blossoms and Shadows

    • By: Lian Hearn
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Daniel
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Japan, 1857. For centuries Japan has been on its own; isolated by choice from the rest of the world. But the Western powers are now at its shores demanding to be let in, the government is crumbling and revolution is building. The age of the samurai is ending and in its place a new Japan will be born.A young woman is readying herself for marriage in this, the most tumultuous period of her nation’s history.

    Regular price: $18.07

    • The Janus Stone

    • By: Elly Griffiths
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
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    Ruth Galloway’s expertise is called upon when builders, demolishing an old house in Norwich, uncover the bones of a child – minus the skull – beneath a doorway. Is it some ritual sacrifice or just plain straightforward murder? DCI Harry Nelson investigates. The house was once a children’s home. Nelson traces the Catholic priest who used to run the place. He tells him that two children did go missing forty years before – a boy and a girl.

    Regular price: $16.16

    • Kill Me Twice

    • Rosie Gilmour 7
    • By: Anna Smith
    • Narrated by: Sarah Barron
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A beautiful model's death uncovers an ugly conspiracy stretching all the way to Westminster in Rosie Gilmour's darkest case to date. When rags-to-riches Scots supermodel Bella Mason plunges to her death from the roof of a glitzy Madrid hotel, everyone assumes it was suicide. Except that one person saw exactly what happened to Bella that night, and she definitely didn't jump. But Millie Chambers has no one she can tell - alcoholic, depressed herself and now sectioned by her bullying politician husband, who would believe her?

    Regular price: $20.65