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    • The Death Collectors

    • By: J. A. Kerley
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
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    Thirty years after his death, Marsden Hexcamp's "Art of the Final Moment" remains as sought after as ever. But this is no ordinary collection. Hexcamp's portfolio was completed with the aid of a devoted band of acolytes and half a dozen victims, each of whom was slowly tortured to death so that their final agonies could be distilled into art.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • The River Folk

    • By: Margaret Dickinson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
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    For 12-year-old Mary Ann Clark life has always been tough. The pretty daughter of a wife-beating drunk, it is no surprise that she has grown up afraid of her own shadow. That is until "Battling Bessie Ruddick" takes the young girl under her wing and into the heart of her bustling family.

    Regular price: $9.92

    • The Tulip Girl

    • By: Margaret Dickinson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
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    Abandoned outside an orphanage as a newborn baby, spirited Maddie Marsh has had to fight her way through life. So when she finds a home at Few Farm with Frank Brackenbury and his household, she welcomes the chance for a fresh start.

    Regular price: $9.92

    • Live the Dream

    • By: Josephine Cox
    • Narrated by: Carole Boyd
    • Length: 3 hrs
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    Set in the 1930s, Live the Dream tells the story of three people caught up in a tangle of love and hatred that threatens to tear them apart forever. Luke's quiet sadness intrigues Amy Maitland, a bright young woman whom Luke seems not to notice at first. Amy worries about both him and Daisy, her beloved best friend, who masks the misery of a difficult home life. Daisy falls head over heels in love with Luke, even as Amy fails to realise that Luke is quietly falling in love with her.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Sow the Seed

    • By: Margaret Dickinson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
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    Lincolnshire, 1926. Kate Hilton is devastated when her mother tells her she is to be sent away to boarding school. For the more Esther tries to keep her from her childhood sweetheart, Danny, the more determined she is to marry him.

    Regular price: $9.39

    • The Loner

    • By: Josephine Cox
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
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    After a tragic accident resulting in the death of his mother, and the disappearance of his father, young Davie flees his hometown of Blackburn, unsure of what the future holds. Devastated, he must escape the vicious rumours about his mother as well as his memories of her. With nothing more than the shirt on his back, he sets off to find his father, a livelihood, and maybe a glimpse of happiness.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Death and the Arrow

    • By: Chris Priestley
    • Narrated by: Alistair Petrie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
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    London 1715. The air is black with soot. The murky alleyways crowded with people. In the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral, there are rumours of a gruesome murder. The victim had been "beskewered by an arrow right through his heart". Even in the city where crime is commonplace, this catches the attention of young Tom Marlow. Tom is fascinated, and when the mystery unexpectedly intrudes into his own life, he feels compelled to investigate.

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    • By Anonymous User on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $16.76

    • Birmingham Blitz

    • By: Annie Murray
    • Narrated by: Frances Barber
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
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    Genie Watkins, a Birmingham kid, dreams of having a proper happy family like her Italian friend, Teresa. But it's August 1939. Genie hasn't reckoned with the outbreak of war, her already rocky family being split up, and the strangely liberating effect it has on her mother. Narrated in the cheeky, courageous voice of Genie, the disasters that follow display her powerful capacity for survival.

    Regular price: $9.92

    • A Proper Family Christmas

    • By: Jane Gordon-Cumming
    • Narrated by: Sara Coward
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
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    William Shirburn really isn't into Christmas - all that jingly, tinselly, presenty stuff makes him feel queasy. He'd prefer to spend it alone watching trash with his cat. But there's an unwritten law that elderly people are not allowed to be left alone at Christmas, especially if they live in a vast old mansion that could be a gold-mine in the right hands - and William's relative are very keen to ensure that Haseley House does end up in the right hands!

    Regular price: $28.28

    • Southwesterly Wind

    • By: Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
    • Narrated by: Nigel Graham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
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    After a psychic predicts that he will commit a murder before his next birthday, Gabriel is compelled to visit the office of Inspector Espinosa and confess to the potential crime. As a south-westerly wind starts up, what seems like paranoia becomes brutal reality. Two violent murders occur, and their only link is the lonely, clever man who sought out Espinosa for help a few days earlier.

    Regular price: $21.34

    • The Gamblers

    • By: John Pearson
    • Narrated by: Christopher Oxford
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
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    This is the inside story of the infamous Clermont Set: five friends who became the most stylish and exclusive gamblers in 1960s London. They included the Clermont Club's eccentric founder John Aspinall; Dominic Elwes, who was to betray the set's code of silence; the socialite owner of Annabel's, Mark Birley; flamboyant playboy James Goldsmith; and the infamous Lord "Lucky" Lucan.

    Regular price: $22.42

    • Grace and Truth

    • By: Jennifer Johnston
    • Narrated by: Kate Binchy
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
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    When Sally's husband Charlie says he's leaving her, she makes him go at once. As a child growing up in Dublin, she never had friends thanks to her lonely, secretive unmarried mother who kept her at home with her. A succesful actress, she can effortlessly mimic others, but who is she, herself? With desperate courage she decides to visit her grandfather, a shadowy figure, in the forlorn hope that she can unlock the door to her past.

    Regular price: $19.11

    • The Players and the Game

    • By: Julian Symons
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bellamy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
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    The Count and Bonnie played their game of love, lust, and power to the very limits of fantasy. When the fantasy became real, however, and the number of players grew, the sedate town of Rawley was shaken to its very roots: because when you lost the Game, you lost everything.

    Regular price: $23.13

    • Confusion

    • By: Elizabeth Jane Howard
    • Narrated by: Eleanor Bron
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
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    The long, dark days of struggle provide the poignant background to the third book of the Cazalet Chronicle. As the war enters its fourth year, chaos has become a way of life. Both in the still peaceful Sussex countryside, and in air-raid-threatened London, the divided Cazalets begin to find the battle for survival echoing the confusion in their own lives.

    Regular price: $12.97

    • The Waiting Time

    • By: Sara Banerji
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Beattie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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    Julia has given up on love in her middle age but is searching for a vanished brother and a lost identity. In doing so, she collides with Kitty, a woman of a different age, lifestyle and aspirations. The proof of Julia's identity lies somewhere under Kitty's home. The literal digging up of the past changes life for both of them, though what they eventually find is very different to their expectations.

    Regular price: $23.69

    • Innocent Graves

    • Inspector Banks, Book 8
    • By: Peter Robinson
    • Narrated by: Neil Pearson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
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    One foggy night, Deborah Harrison is found lying in the churchyard behind St Mary's, Eastvale. She has been strangled with the strap of her own school satchel. But Deborah was no typical 16-year old. Her father was a powerful financier who moved in the highest echelons of industry, defence, and classified information. And Deborah, it seemed, enjoyed keeping secrets of her own.

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    • Innocent Graves

    • By Jill on 09-05-09

    Regular price: $9.39

    • The Righteous Men

    • By: Sam Bourne
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
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    A teenage computer prodigy is mortally strangled in Mumbai. A far-right extremist is killed in a remote cabin in the Pacific Northwest. A wealthy businessman is murdered in Thailand. A pimp in Brooklyn is found stabbed to death and mysteriously covered by a brown shroud. What connects the victims is an ancient prophecy that leads to the end of the world, and it's up to Will Monroe, a fledgling reporter at the New York Times, to stop it.

    Regular price: $8.77

    • I Should Have Been at Work

    • By: Des Lynam
    • Narrated by: Des Lynam
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
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    For 30 years Des Lynam has been the face of British sport. An unparalleled broadcaster, he has presented all the major sports events for the BBC and ITV. One of the most famous and best-loved men in the country, his popularity goes hand in hand with a slightly raffish reputation. For the first time this very private man tells his own story.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Ghost Road

    • The Regeneration Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Pat Barker
    • Narrated by: Paul McGann
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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    1918, and Billy Prior is in France once again, a real test case for the 'shell-shock' therapies practised at Craiglockhart War Hospital where, with Wilfred Owen, he was a patient. Prior experiences a late-summer idyll, some days of perfect beauty, before the final battles in a war that has destroyed most of his generation. In London, Prior's psychologist, William Rivers, tends to his new patients, more young men whose lives and minds have been shattered.

    Regular price: $9.02

    • Madame Bovary

    • By: Gustave Flaubert
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
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    Ahead of its time, Flaubert's exploration of the passions of an unfulfilled wife ranks as one of the great novels of the 19th Century.

    Regular price: $10.90

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