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The Guest List

896 ratings

Summary

A Reese's Book Club Pick “I loved this book. It gave me the same waves of happiness I get from curling up with a classic Christie.... The alternating points of view keep you guessing, and guessing wrong.” (Alex Michaelides, number one New York Times best-selling author of The Silent Patient) "Evok[es] the great Agatha Christie classics.... Pay close attention to seemingly throwaway details about the characters’ pasts. They are all clues.” (New York Times Book Review) A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller reminiscent of Agatha Christie from the New York Times best-selling author of The Hunting Party. The bride - the plus one - the best man - the wedding planner - the bridesmaid - the body. On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It’s a wedding for a magazine or for a celebrity: the designer dress, the remote location, the luxe party favors, the boutique whiskey. The cell phone service may be spotty and the waves may be rough, but every detail has been expertly planned and will be expertly executed. But perfection is for plans, and people are all too human. As the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the reminiscences and well wishes. The groomsmen begin the drinking game from their school days. The bridesmaid not-so-accidentally ruins her dress. The bride’s oldest (male) friend gives an uncomfortably caring toast. And then someone turns up dead. Who didn’t wish the happy couple well? And perhaps more important, why? 

©2020 Lucy Foley (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management

99 ratings

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New York Times best-selling author Kevin Kruse presents the remarkable findings of his study of ultraproductive people. Based on survey research and interviews with billionaires, Olympic athletes, straight-A students, and over 200 entrepreneurs - including Mark Cuban, Kevin Harrington, James Altucher, John Lee Dumas, Pat Flynn, Grant Cardone, and Lewis Howes - Kruse answers the question: What are the secrets to extreme productivity?

©2015 Kevin Kruse (P)2015 Kevin Kruse

Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
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The Legion and the Lioness

49 ratings

Summary

They said I would never finish flight school. Never rank at the top of my class. Never fly with the top aces. Never return from combat against the Kelton androids. Never survive emergency surgery.   Here I am.   The year is 2151. Earth is gone. A hellscape. I've been unfrozen after 72 years of cryosleep on a medical facility on Saturn's moon, Titan. I have nothing - no home, no friends, no concept of this new world, these Titans.   All that remains is the old conflict that has blackened my veins and memories of the ones I loved still fresh in my heart. Forgotten for decades.   But it seems war hasn't forgotten me, no, even in my slumber. My name is Captain Victoria Ann Belic. I was a wife and an ace fighter pilot and have been revived for one reason - to die again.

©2017 Robert D. Armstrong (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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Conversations with Friends

112 ratings

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A sharply intelligent novel about friendship, lust, jealousy, and the unexpected complications of adulthood in the 21st century Frances is a cool-headed and darkly observant young woman vaguely pursuing a career in writing while studying in Dublin. Her best friend and comrade-in-arms is the beautiful and endlessly self-possessed Bobbi. At a local poetry performance one night, Frances and Bobbi catch the eye of Melissa, a well-known photographer, and as the girls are then gradually drawn into Melissa's world, Frances is reluctantly impressed by the older woman's sophisticated home and tall, handsome husband, Nick. However amusing and ironic Frances and Nick's flirtation seems at first, it gives way to a strange intimacy, and Frances' friendship with Bobbi begins to fracture. As Frances tries to keep her life in check, her relationships increasingly resist her control: with Nick, with her difficult and unhappy father, and finally, terribly, with Bobbi. Desperate to reconcile her inner life to the desires and vulnerabilities of her body, Frances' intellectual certainties begin to yield to something new: a painful and disorienting way of living from moment to moment. Written with gemlike precision and marked by a sly sense of humor, Conversations with Friends is wonderfully alive to the pleasures and dangers of youth and the messy edges of female friendship.

©2017 Sally Rooney (P)2017 Random House Audio

Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
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Exciting Times

12 ratings

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“This debut novel about an Irish expat millennial teaching English and finding romance in Hong Kong is half Sally Rooney love triangle, half glitzy Crazy Rich Asians high living - and guaranteed to please.” (Vogue) An anticipated book from: Vogue Elle O, the Oprah Magazine Esquire Harper's Bazaar Popsugar Lithub An intimate, bracingly intelligent debut novel about a millennial Irish expat who becomes entangled in a love triangle with a male banker and a female lawyer. Ava, newly arrived in Hong Kong from Dublin, spends her days teaching English to rich children. Julian is a banker. A banker who likes to spend money on Ava, to have sex and discuss fluctuating currencies with her. But when she asks whether he loves her, he cannot say more than "I like you a great deal". Enter Edith. A Hong Kong-born lawyer, striking and ambitious, Edith takes Ava to the theater and leaves her tulips in the hallway. Ava wants to be her - and wants her. And then Julian writes to tell Ava he is coming back to Hong Kong.... Should Ava return to the easy compatibility of her life with Julian or take a leap into the unknown with Edith? Politically alert, heartbreakingly raw, and dryly funny, Exciting Times is thrillingly attuned to the great freedoms and greater uncertainties of modern love. In stylish, uncluttered prose, Naoise Dolan dissects the personal and financial transactions that make up a life - and announces herself as a singular new voice. 

©2020 Naoise Dolan (P)2020 HarperAudio

Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
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10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less)

60 ratings

Summary

Becoming a more effective learner and boosting your productivity will help you earn better grades - but it’ll also cut down on your study time. This is a short, meaty audiobook that will guide you through 10 steps to achieving those goals: Pay better attention in class Take more effective notes Get more out of your textbooks Plan like a general Build a better study environment Fight entropy and stay organized Defeat procrastination Study smarter Write better papers Make group projects suck less Whether you’re in college or high school, this book will probably help you. But not if you’re a raccoon. I want to be very clear about that; if you’re a raccoon, please buy a different book. This one will do absolutely nothing for you. How did you even learn to read, anyway?

©2015 Thomas Frank (2016 Revised Edition) (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
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The Irish Princess

8 ratings

Summary

Ireland, 1160.

Aoife MacMurchada is just 14 years old when her father Diarmit, King of Leinster, is brutally deposed, and her family is forced to flee Southern Ireland into English exile. Diarmit seeks help from King Henry II, an alliance that leads him to the charismatic Richard de Clare, lord of Striguil, a man dissatisfied with his lot and open to new horizons.

Diarmit promises Richard wealth, lands, and Aoife's hand in marriage in return for his aid, but Aoife, has her own thoughts on the matter. She may be a prize, but she is not a pawn and she will play the game to her own advantage.

From the royal halls of scheming kings, to staunch Welsh border fortresses and across storm-tossed seas to the wild green kingdoms of Ireland, The Irish Princess is a sumptuous, journey of ambition and desire, love and loss, heartbreak and survival.

©2019 Elizabeth Chadwick (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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The Scholar

79 ratings

Summary

A compulsive new crime thriller set in the fiercely competitive, cutthroat world of research and academia, where the brightest minds will stop at nothing to succeed. When Dr. Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit-and-run outside Galway University early one morning, she calls her boyfriend, Detective Cormac Reilly, bringing him first to the scene of a murder that would otherwise never have been assigned to him. The dead girl is carrying an ID that will put this crime at the center of a scandal - her card identifies her as Carline Darcy, heir apparent to Darcy Therapeutics, Ireland's most successful pharmaceutical company. Darcy Therapeutics has a finger in every pie, from sponsoring university research facilities to funding political parties to philanthropy - it has even funded Emma's own groundbreaking research.  As the murder investigation twists in unexpected ways and Cormac's running of the case comes under scrutiny from the department and his colleagues, he is forced to question himself and the beliefs that he has long held as truths. Who really is Emma? And who is Carline Darcy?  A gripping and atmospheric follow-up to The Ruin, an "expertly plotted, complex web of secrets that refuse to stay hidden" (Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King's Daughter), The Scholar is perfect for fans of Tana French and Flynn Berry.

©2019 Dervla McTiernan (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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When You're Gone

3 ratings

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Compelling, heart-breaking, and emotionally vivid, When You’re Gone will break your heart and fix it anew. A gripping and emotional novel about family, love and sacrifice. It is 1958: In a small town like Athenry, people talk. Everyone’s noticed that the injury which stopped Annie Fagan’s father from working doesn’t prevent him from hitting his wife. But a man’s home is his castle, and no one is going to intervene. Until Annie runs into Arthur ‘Sketch’ Talbot. Sketch is determined to help Annie, and the two soon fall in love. But Annie’s father won’t give his daughter up lightly, and Sketch’s attempts to save her will have devastating consequences.... Now: Holly’s world is falling apart. Her unborn baby is seriously ill, her relationship is fracturing before her eyes, and her Nana is dying. But Nana has one final wish before she leaves: to read, one last time, the handwritten story of her first – and last – love, Arthur ‘Sketch’ Talbot. As Holly reads to Nana, could it help her find the strength to face her own future? Could fulfilling her grandmother’s final wish really be a gift for Holly?

©2019 Brooke Harris (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Corduroy Mansions

2 ratings

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From the New York Times best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency comes this serialized novel—reminiscent of his acclaimed 44 Scotland Street. In London’s Pimlico neighborhood lies a tenement described in architectural guides as “a building of no interest whatsoever”. But the residents of Corduroy Mansions—including a literary agent, a wine merchant, a thoroughly unpleasant member of Parliament, and a vegetarian dog—are a rather fascinating lot. There’s the vitamin evangelist, the psychoanalyst, the art student with a puzzling boyfriend, and Freddie de la Hay, the Pimlico terrier who insists on wearing a seat belt and is almost certainly the only avowed vegetarian canine in London. Filled with the ins and outs of neighborliness in all its unexpected variations, Corduroy Mansions showcases the life, laughter, and humanity that have become the hallmarks of Alexander McCall Smith’s work.

©2010 Alexander McCall Smith (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
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One Bad Turn

Summary

How could your good friend become your worst enemy? I lost my child because of you, my only child. Eileen and Heather have always looked out for each other. But two years ago Eileen lost her son and she blames Heather and her family for the tragic loss. And I want you to know how that feels. Now she wants Heather and her daughter to suffer in the same way. Sergeant Claire Boyle is caught in the crossfire - but she has her own child to think about now.

©2017 Sinéad Crowley (P)2017 Quercus Publishing

Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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The Ruin

250 ratings

Summary

It's been 20 years since Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling Georgian home. But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind.... When Aisling Conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib, the police tell her it was suicide. A surgical resident, she throws herself into study and work, trying to forget - until Jack's sister Maude shows up. Maude suspects foul play, and she is determined to prove it. Cormac Reilly is the detective assigned with the re-investigation of a seemingly accidental overdose 20 years ago - the overdose of Jack and Maude's drug-and-alcohol-addled mother. Detective Reilly is under increasing pressure to charge Maude for murder when his colleague Danny uncovers a piece of evidence that will change everything.... This unsettling small-town noir draws us deep into the dark heart of Ireland, where corruption, desperation, and crime run rife. A gritty look at trust and betrayal where the written law isn't the only one, The Ruin asks who will protect you when the authorities can't - or won't.

©2018 Dervla McTiernan (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
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The Crooked Branch

6 ratings

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From Jeanine Cummins, the national best-selling author of American Dirt and A Rip in Heaven, comes The Crooked Branch - the deeply moving story of two mothers from two very different times. After the birth of her daughter, Emma, the usually resilient Majella finds herself feeling isolated and exhausted. Then, at her childhood home in Queens, Majella discovers the diary of her maternal ancestor Ginny - and is shocked to read a story of murder in her family history. With the famine upon her, Ginny Doyle fled from Ireland to America, but not all of her family made it. What happened during those harrowing years, and why does Ginny call herself a killer? Is Majella genetically fated to be a bad mother, despite the fierce tenderness she feels for her baby? Determined to uncover the truth of her heritage and her own identity, Majella sets out to explore Ginny's past - and discovers surprising truths about her family and ultimately, herself. A Macmillan Audio production from Henry Holt and Company

©2013 Jeanine Cummins (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
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The Sisters

45 ratings

Summary

Two sisters climbing the ranks of Dublin’s criminal justice system. A murder case that could change their lives forever. The Sisters is a gripping new thriller from one of the most exciting voices in crime fiction. In this prequel to the international best seller The Ruin, set 10 years prior, bright-eyed Carrie Ryan is at the very start of her career. When she has a hunch about an ongoing murder investigation, she knows it could be her only chance to prove herself and truly break into the “boys' club” of Dublin’s police force.   Carrie uncovers this make-or-break moment in a case file that her sister Aifric, a newly qualified barrister, leaves on their kitchen counter: Robert Collins has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend after a fight in a local pub. All signs point toward a guilty verdict, but both sisters quickly begin to find evidence that complicates the story. All the while, Carrie is very aware that she’s crossed the line—if the detective sergeant running the investigation finds out she’s been messing around with his case, her career will be over before it has begun. Aoife McMahon lends her authentic accent and her knowledge of the series’ characters, delivering a powerful performance that heightens the drama with every twist and turn.  Please note: This audio contains strong language, distressing situations, and descriptions of violence that some listeners may find upsetting. Discretion is advised.

©2019 Dervla McTiernan (P)2019 Audible Originals, LLC.

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
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The Good Turn

35 ratings

Summary

Some lines should never be crossed.  Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl’s silence – three unconnected events that will prove to be linked by one small town.  While detective Cormac Reilly faces enemies at work and trouble in his personal life, garda Peter Fisher is relocated out of Galway with the threat of prosecution hanging over his head. But even that is not as terrible as having to work for his overbearing father, the local copper for the pretty seaside town of Roundstone.  For some, like Anna and her young daughter, Tilly, Roundstone is a refuge from trauma. But even this village on the edge of the sea isn’t far enough to escape from the shadows of evil men. 

©2020 Dervla McTiernan (P)2020 HarperCollinsPublishers Australia Pty Limited

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
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The Roommate

16 ratings

Summary

This audio novella is a stand-alone prequel to the Cormac Reilly series.  Twenty-two-year-old Niamh Turley thought she had problems dealing with the obnoxious principal of the school she’s teaching in as well as the anxious parents of her little charges, but when she wakes one morning to a missing roommate and a garda knocking on her door, her life spirals out of control fast.... 

©2018 Dervla McTiernan (P)2018 Dervla McTiernan

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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The Christmas Party

1 rating

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The Christmas Party is a delicious story of romance, family and secrets, by the Sunday Times best-selling author Karen Swan.  When Declan Lorne, the last remaining knight in Ireland, dies suddenly, an ancient title passes with him. But his estate on Ireland’s rugged south-west coast is left to his three daughters. The two eldest, Ottie and Pip, inherit in line with expectations, but to everyone’s surprise - and dismay - it is the errant baby of the family, Willow, who gets the castle. Why her? Something unknown - something terrible - made her turn her back on her family three years earlier, escaping to Dublin and vowing never to return. So when Willow quickly announces she is selling up, her revenge seems sweet, and the once-close sisters are pushed to breaking point: in desperation, Pip risks everything to secure her own future, and Ottie makes a decision that will ruin lives. It’s each woman for herself. Before moving in, Connor Shaye, the prospective new owner, negotiates throwing a lavish party at the castle just days before Christmas - his hello, their goodbye. But as their secrets begin to catch up with them, Ottie, Willow and Pip are forced to ask themselves which is harder: stepping into the future, or letting go of the past?

©2019 Karen Swan (P)2019 Macmillan Digital Audio

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Karen Swan
Length: 14 hrs
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Across the River

Summary

Alice Taylor’s gripping sequel to The Woman of the House, a story of land, love and family set in rural Ireland.  

At Mossgrove, the Phelan family farm, longtime hired hand Jack plays peacemaker as widow Martha Phelan battles her young son, Peter, who wants to modernise the farm. Tensions on the home front are bitter enough, but at the Conway farm across the river, more trouble is brewing. Slovenly Matt Conway feels trapped and abuses his wife, Biddy. Spurred on by a misguided belief that the Phelans got the best of him in a loan to buy land, he keeps vigil at a fence post plotting revenge.... 

©2000 Alice Taylor (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Alice Taylor
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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Mr. Flood's Last Resort

4 ratings

Summary

From the award-winning author of the "supernaturally skillful debut" (Vanity Fair), Himself, a spellbinding romp about a caretaker and a cranky hoarder with a secret - complete with skulking saints, unresolved disappearances, greedy heirs, and a firecracker neighbor determined to get to the bottom of it all. Maud Drennan is a dedicated caretaker, but her sunny, capable disposition and snappy quips mask a deep sadness. A tragic childhood event left her in the company of a cast of patron saints who pop in and out of her life like unwelcome tourists. She tries to find solace in her hard work in London...but then she meets the inimitable Mr. Flood. A menace by all accounts, Cathal Flood is a widower living alone in a Gothic Dorset mansion crawling with collector's items and feral cats. Stubborn as anything and an extreme hoarder, he has been battling his son's attempts to move him into an old age home, and rumor has it he sent his last caretaker to the madhouse. But Maud is this insolent old man’s last chance: If she can help him get the house in order, he might be able to fend off the deportation. So the unlikely pair begin to cooperate, connecting over their shared love of folk tales and their suspicion of Gabriel, Cathal’s overbearing son. Still, shadows are growing in the cluttered corners of the mansion, hinting at buried family secrets, and reminding Maud that she doesn’t really know this man at all. When she starts poking around, the forgotten case of a missing local schoolgirl comes to light, and a full-steam search for answers begins. Full of charming eccentricities, twisted comedy, a whole lot of heart, and Jess Kidd’s "lyrical, lush, and hugely imaginative" (Sunday Express Magazine) prose, Mr. Flood's Last Resort is a mesmerizing tale that will make you re-examine the space between sin and sainthood, reminding you that when all is said and done, the most important forgiveness that we can offer is to ourselves.

©2018 Jess Kidd (P)2018 Simon & Schuster

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Jess Kidd
Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
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The Orphan's Daughter

Summary

A heart-wrenching story of love, loss and the power of friendship during unimaginable hardship. Ireland, 1924. For 13-year-old Nora Doyle every day is a fight for survival in Ballybun, the rural Irish village she calls home. Each night, as she feels the cold wind blowing through the cracks of her family’s cramped cottage, Nora longs to escape the poverty surrounding her and find her place in the world. When she meets Edward, from the grand house that looms over her tiny village, she feels an unlikely kinship that is impossible to explain, and as she grows from an impulsive child into a beautiful woman, Nora spends every moment she can with him. But Edward holds the key to a devastating truth about Nora’s own family that will change her life forever, leading Nora away from the village, to the bright, dazzling lights of Dublin and the charming baker Joe Lynch. But sorrow is never far away for an Irish village girl, and when tragedy strikes, Nora must return to Ballybun and face up to the truth that drove her away. There, she faces an impossible choice. Can she deny her roots, or will she always be the girl from Paradise Alley?

©2020 Sandy Taylor (P)2020 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Sandy Taylor
Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
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Two Stories

6 ratings

Summary

From the acclaimed author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends, Sally Rooney offers two short stories exploring the "fleeting, sometimes awkward moments of attraction between people". "Mr Salary", narrated by Aoife McMahon, follows Sukie as she teeters on the inevitable brink of her relationship. Years ago, following her mother’s death, Sukie moved in with Nathan, also known as Mr. Salary. Her father being too difficult to live with, and having nowhere else to go, Sukie now finds her love for Nathan so annihilating she can no longer see him clearly. "Colour and Light", narrated by Sam O’Mahony, originally appeared in the New Yorker in 2019. In this story about connection, Aiden and Pauline are basically strangers when they watch a fireworks display together. But an intense, fleeting moment turns painful as Aiden looks back, confused and desperate for answers at why their relationship has turned into something ugly and combative.

©2019 Sally Rooney (P)2020 Penguin Random House Canada

Author: Sally Rooney
Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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What Happened That Night

7 ratings

Summary

Sheila O'Flanagan is the best-selling author of The Missing Wife and My Mother's Secret, and her new best seller What Happened That Night, with its enticing story of mothers, daughters and lovers, will enchant listeners who love the novels of Marian Keyes and Lisa Jewell. Lola has a plan. She's going to escape the village she grew up in and make it in the big city. She's smart enough - but she's also headstrong. When, one evening, she has to make a life-changing choice, she decides quickly, and without the full facts. But there's no way back. Bey is every bit her mother's daughter. An impulsive decision puts her in the path of great danger. She's left wary of trusting her own judgement ever again. Then, one night, she's standing in front of the man she loves, with her own choice to make. For both women, everything changes in a moment. But their biggest mistakes might also turn out to be their greatest opportunities....

©2017 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2017 Headline Publishing Group Limited

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
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The Little Orphan Girl

2 ratings

Summary

The heartbreaking and gripping journey of an Irish orphan.  

Ireland, 1901: The workhouse gates clanged shut behind us, as me and the mammy walked down the hill towards the town. I was six years old and leaving the only home I had ever known....  

When Cissy Ryan’s real mother comes to claim her from the workhouse, it’s not how she imagined. Her family’s tumbledown cottage has ice on the inside of its windows and is in an isolated, poverty-stricken village in the muddy Irish countryside. But when Cissy is allowed to help neighbour Colm Doyle and his horse named Blue on their milk round one morning, Cissy starts to feel as though friendship could get her through anything.  

It’s Colm who looks in on Cissy’s grandfather when she starts at the village school and Colm who tells her to hold her chin high when she interviews for a position at the grand Bretton House. 

But in the vast mansion with its shining floors and sweeping staircase, it’s Master Peter Bretton who captures Cissy’s heart with his dark curls and easy laugh.  

As Cissy blossoms from a skinny orphan into a confident young girl, Colm tells her she’s as good as anyone, and she begins to believe anything is possible. But not everyone with a kind smile has a kind heart, and Cissy doesn’t know that further sorrow lies in store for her.  

When Cissy finds herself desperate, alone and faced with a devastating choice, can she find the strength to survive?

©2018 Sandy Taylor (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Sandy Taylor
Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
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The Woman of the House

Summary

An enchanting and nostalgic tale of Ireland in the 1950s by Ireland’s favourite writer, Alice Taylor. 

The Phelans have owned Mossgrove for generations. The small, rural Irish farm has been the pride of them all until Ned's wife, Martha, arrives and begins to undermine generations of hard work and happiness. She resents the deep history of the place and sets about making it her own, shutting out what is left of Ned's family. She is particularly jealous of Ned's sister, Kate, a local nurse and doting aunt to Martha's children. 

When Ned dies suddenly, Martha puts Mossgrove up for sale in hopes that it will be bought by the neighbouring Conways, who have long coveted the Phelan farm. What she does not realise are the lengths to which Kate and the hired hand Jack will go to keep the land in the family.... 

©1997 Alice Taylor (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Alice Taylor
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
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The Missing Wife

22 ratings

Summary

Fans of Marian Keyes, Lisa Jewell and Santa Montefiore will love Sunday Times best-selling author Sheila O'Flanagan's The Missing Wife. Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince? What goes on behind closed doors is often a surprise, and Imogen surprises herself by taking the leap she knows she must. But as she begins her journey to find the woman she once was, Imogen's past is right behind her.... Will it catch up with her? And will she be ready to face it if it does?

©2016 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2016 Headline Digital

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
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The Girl I Used to Know

Summary

Amanda King and Tess Cuffe are strangers who share the same Georgian house, but their lives couldn't be more different. Amanda seems to have it all, absolute perfection. She projects all the accoutrements of a lady who lunches. Sadly, the reality is a soulless home, an unfaithful husband and a very lonely heart. By comparison, in the basement flat, unwanted tenant Tess has spent a lifetime hiding and shutting her heart to love. It takes a bossy doctor, a handsome gardener, a pushy teenager and an abandoned cat to show these two women that sometimes letting go is the first step to moving forward and new friendships can come from the most unlikely situations.

©2017 Faith Hogan (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Faith Hogan
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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The Hideaway

4 ratings

Summary

The breathtaking new novel from Sunday Times best-selling Sheila O'Flanagan, author of The Missing Wife and What Happened That Night. Perfect for readers of Catherine Alliott and Marian Keyes.  What would you do if you discovered you were living a lie? When a shocking news report shatters Juno Ryan's world, she suddenly finds herself without the man she loves - and with no way of getting the answers she so desperately needs. A distraught Juno flees to the enchanting Villa Naranja in Spain. The blue skies and bountiful orange groves - along with Pep, the winemaker's handsome son - begin to soothe her broken heart, but only Juno herself can mend it. Just when she begins to feel whole again another bombshell falls. Can Juno put the past behind her? And will she ever learn to trust herself again?

©2018 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
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The Woman Who Stole My Life

8 ratings

Summary

One day, sitting in traffic, Stella Sweeney attempts a good deed. The resulting car crash changes her life. But in this event is born the seed of something which will take Stella thousands of miles from her old life, turning an ordinary woman into a superstar, wrenching her whole family apart. For the first time real, honest-to-goodness happiness is just within her reach. But is Stella Sweeney, Dublin housewife, ready to grasp it?

©2013 Marian Keyes (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Marian Keyes
Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
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Tell Me the Truth About Loss

Summary

Tell Me the Truth About Loss is a psychologist’s journey through loss, grief and the worst of times, while finding hope along the way. In March 2017, Niamh Fitzpatrick’s life fell apart overnight.  Her beloved sister, Dara, was killed in a helicopter crash. Soon afterwards, Niamh’s marriage ended, and she feared she would lose her home. Life as she knew it was gone forever, and the grief was overwhelming. A psychologist for many years, Niamh’s job is to help clients through the toughest times in their lives. Drawing on everything she learned, first to survive and then, in time, to thrive, Tell Me the Truth About Loss is a psychologist’s journey through the worst of times, finding hope along the way. It is a beautiful audiobook for when life isn’t what you expect it to be.

©2020 Niamh Fitzpatrick (P)2020 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Her Husband's Mistake

3 ratings

Summary

Should a woman be ready to forgive and forget to save her marriage? Roxy's not so sure.... The riveting new novel from number one best-selling author Sheila O'Flanagan. Perfect for fans of Marian Keyes and Kerry Fisher.  When Roxy comes home unexpectedly one day to give her husband, Dave, a lovely surprise, it's Roxy who gets shock of her life. And all she wants to do is run away.  Roxy knows she has to face up to what's happened and decide: forgive and forget, or bring an end to a decade-long marriage. Surely the right thing is to get over it - that's what Dave thinks. After all, it's just one mistake.... But Roxy finds it's not so simple. Especially when another secret starts to emerge. Her friends and family all know what they'd do - but they're not Roxy....

©2019 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
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Wicked Girl

Summary

How do you teach a mother to love her child when she's still a child herself? The first in a brand-new series by the foster 'super-gran', Wicked Girl is the shocking true story of the very first case Jeanie Doyle dealt with: a baby girl who was found abandoned on the steps of a church just before Christmas.  While the 14-year-old mother was tracked down, Jeanie took her little daughter into her own care. But while she tried to help the two of them heal and bond, the terrible truth about the baby's father was revealed.  Wicked Girl offers Jeanie's rare perspective of fostering young women alongside their babies. Will mother and daughter be reunited for good, or will the vulnerable young mother make the heartbreaking decision that they are both better off apart?

©2020 Jeanie Doyle (P)2020 W F Howes

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Jeanie Doyle
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Rules of the Road

Summary

The simple fact of the matter is that Iris loves life. Maybe she's forgotten that. Sometimes that happens, doesn't it? To the best of us? All I have to do is remind her of that one simple fact. Tuesday morning starts like any other - until Terry discovers her best friend, Iris, has gone missing. Finding her takes Terry, Iris, and Terry's confused father, Eugene, on an extraordinary journey - one that will change all of their lives. And along the way, what should be the worst six days of Terry's life turn into the best. Because friendship teaches us all to be brave - and that sometimes the rules are made to be broken. 

©2020 Ciara Geraghty (P)2020 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Making It up as I Go Along

1 rating

Summary

You'll be wincing in recognition and scratching your head in incredulity, but like Marian herself you won't be able to stop laughing at the sheer delightful absurdity that is modern life - because each and every one of us is clearly making it up as we go along. She has wonderful and tickling words of advice for those fast approaching 50.

©2016 Marian Keyes (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Marian Keyes
Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Better Together

1 rating

Summary

Sheridan Gray has discovered a secret. Sharing it would get her career back on track. But it would also hurt those she loves.... An enthralling novel from the best-selling author of The Missing Wife and What Happened That Night. Perfect for fans of Lisa Jewell and Marian Keyes. When Sheridan loses her job as a journalist at Dublin's biggest newspaper, she's determined to come back fighting. Forced to take a position in a small country town, this seems impossible... until she discovers that the closer she gets to a certain handsome man in the town, the tougher it is to expose their secrets. When it comes to love or success, will Sheridan go with her heart or her head?

©2012 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2012 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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All for You

2 ratings

Summary

Winner of the Irish Popular Fiction Book of the Year Award. Sheila O'Flanagan's No. 1 best seller, All For You is a wonderfully engaging listen not to be missed by fans of Lisa Jewell and Jane Green. As TV's favourite weather forecaster, Lainey is good at making predictions. But what she doesn't foresee is that her own life is about to hit a stormy patch. With a string of failed relationships behind her, surely history isn't about to repeat itself with her beloved Ken? To add fuel to the fire, her career-woman mother is returning to Dublin. Deanna has never approved of Lainey's decisions about men, and her mother's views are the last thing Lainey wants to hear now! Yet is there more to her mother than she knows? Uncovering some long-concealed family secrets, Lainey begins to reassess her life. Is the happy-ever-after she's always dreamed of really what she wants after all?

©2011 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2014 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Isobel's Wedding

1 rating

Summary

In Isobel's Wedding from number one best-selling author Sheila O'Flanagan, Isobel faces every bride-to-be's worst nightmare. Not to be missed by fans of Freya North and Veronica Henry.  Four hundred and twenty pearls hand sewn onto the wedding dress. The Mediterranean honeymoon booked for months. A pile of presents bigger than Everest. And her lovely Tim, the most perfect bridegroom a girl could wish for.  Except, two weeks before the wedding, he changes his mind...Isobel's wedding is off.  Her world in tatters, Isobel turns to Spain, a new job, a new life and as many men as she can decently manage. Including the very appealing Nico, with whom, she feels, there could be a long-term future. But part of Isobel knows that she will have to go back home someday. And that, despite all that's happened since she left, she still has unfinished business....

©2002 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2018 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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If You Were Me

2 ratings

Summary

Sheila O'Flanagan's best seller If You Were Me will make listeners wonder: what would I do if my first love came back into my life? A must-listen if you enjoy the novels of Veronica Henry and Catherine Alliott. You're engaged to a great man. You're on a countdown to your wedding day. You stopped thinking about your first love a long time ago. But what if one unexpected, forbidden kiss were to throw your life upside down? Carlotta O'Keefe suddenly finds herself wondering if the girl she was would recognise the woman she has become. She thought she was living a charmed life. But what if she's got it all wrong? What if her past is meant to be her future?

©2014 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2014 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Asking for It

6 ratings

Summary

Printz Honor Book, 2017 Emma O'Donovan is 18, beautiful, and fearless. It's the beginning of summer in a quiet Irish town and, tonight, she and her friends have dressed to impress. Everyone is at the party, and all eyes are on Emma.  The next morning, Emma's parents discover her collapsed on the doorstop of their home, unconscious. She is disheveled, bleeding, and disoriented, looking as if she had been dumped there.  To her distress, Emma can't remember what happened the night before. All she knows is that none of her friends will respond to her texts. At school, people turn away from her and whisper under their breath. Her mind may be a blank as far as the events of the previous evening, but someone has posted photos of it on Facebook under a fake account, "Easy Emma" - photos she will never be able to forget.  As the photos go viral and a criminal investigation is launched, the community is thrown into tumult. The media descends, neighbors choose sides, and people from all over the world want to talk about her story. Everyone has something to say about Emma.  Contains mature themes. 

©2016 Louise O'Neill (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Lessons in Heartbreak

1 rating

Summary

Izzie Silver left the small Irish town of Tamarin behind her for life in New York. She's big, beautiful, and dreams of her own model agency for plus-sized women (what her grandmother would call "healthy" women). Life is good - but she's just broken one of her cardinal rules and fallen for a married man. On the other side of the ocean, Izzie's Aunt Anneliese discovers the pain of infidelity for herself. Her husband, Edward, has been having an affair with her best friend, Nell. Devastated and angry, Anneliese is facing the realisation that she is now alone. When Lily, the matriarch of the family, is taken ill, the family must put their own problems aside. Izzie, intrigued by her grandmother's past, begins to discover things she never knew about wise, calm Lily. Annaliese feels despair build as Lily, the one person who could have helped her, starts to slip away. And the lessons each of the women learns - past and present - bring both joy and heartbreak. They are lessons they will carry with them forever.

©2008 Cathy Kelly (P)2008 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Cathy Kelly
Length: 14 hrs
Available on Audible
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The Last Drop of Blood

Summary

It started with the judge. He was about to sentence five of Cork's most notorious criminals. But his body has just turned up, beaten and broken, on an isolated road in his burned-out car. Now four members of a rival gang have been shot, and in retaliation three civilians have been blown up. To Katie's horror, Cork is becoming a gang battleground like Dublin. Can Katie save the city? Can she save herself?

©2020 Graham Masterton (P)2020 Head of Zeus

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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The Break

50 ratings

Summary

The story of a relationship that everyone thought was forever and which is now in danger of being for never, The Break is about getting older and staying in love when life, real life, is trying to pull you apart.

©2017 Marian Keyes (P)2017 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Marian Keyes
Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Dead Men Whistling

Summary

Kieran O'Regan was responsible for hunting down killers. Now he's become one of the dead: his decapitated body has been found in a graveyard, a tin whistle stuffed into his throat.  O'Regan was due to give evidence at a trial for police corruption. His gruesome murder sends a clear message to whistleblowers: only silence is safe. DCI Katie Maguire is determined to uncover the truth. But corruption in the Garda stretches back decades. As more officers are horrifically silenced, Katie must decide whom she can trust.... 

©2018 Graham Masterton (P)2019 Head of Zeus

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Normal People

537 ratings

Summary

Now an Emmy-nominated a Hulu original series • New York Times best seller "A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships" (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, "a master of the literary page-turner" (J. Courtney Sullivan). One of the 10 best novels of the decade - Entertainment Weekly Ten best books of the year - People, Slate, the New York Public Library, Harvard Crimson Best books of the year - The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Vogue, Esquire, Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire, Vox, The Paris Review, Good Housekeeping, Town & Country   Connell and Marianne grew up in the same small town, but the similarities end there. At school, Connell is popular and well liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation - awkward but electrifying - something life changing begins. A year later, they’re both studying at Trinity College in Dublin. Marianne has found her feet in a new social world while Connell hangs at the sidelines, shy and uncertain. Throughout their years at university, Marianne and Connell circle one another, straying toward other people and possibilities but always magnetically, irresistibly drawn back together. And as she veers into self-destruction and he begins to search for meaning elsewhere, each must confront how far they are willing to go to save the other. Normal People is the story of mutual fascination, friendship, and love. It takes us from that first conversation to the years beyond, in the company of two people who try to stay apart but find that they can’t. Praise for Normal People "[A] novel that demands to be read compulsively, in one sitting." (The Washington Post) "Arguably the buzziest novel of the season, Sally Rooney’s elegant sophomore effort...is a worthy successor to Conversations with Friends. Here, again, she unflinchingly explores class dynamics and young love with wit and nuance." (The Wall Street Journal) "[Rooney] has been hailed as the first great millennial novelist for her stories of love and late capitalism.... [She writes] some of the best dialogue I’ve read." (The New Yorker)

©2019 Sally Rooney (P)2019 Random House Audio

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Sally Rooney
Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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The Season of Change

Summary

The Season of Change was previously published as Connections. 

A holiday in paradise they'll never forget....

Sheila O'Flanagan's The Season of Change transports her listeners to the Caribbean island resort of White Sands, where visitors arrive hoping their dreams will come true - and they sometimes do. Not to be missed by listeners of Veronica Henry and Freya North.

Where do you go to solve all your problems?

Where would you go if you were a singer fed up with the fame you never desired? 

Where would you choose to get married if you didn't want a certain high-maintenance, nightmare guest in attendance? 

Where would you go to pretend your marriage wasn't the sham you always thought it was? 

And if you were a writer looking for a gripping new plot, where could you find it?

At the beautiful White Sands resort the Caribbean sunshine works its magic - just so long as its guests' troubles haven't followed them all the way to paradise....

©2006 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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A Grand Old Time

Summary

A funny and heartwarming debut for fans of Celia Imrie and Dawn French. Evie Gallagher is regretting her hasty move into a care home. She may be 75 and recently widowed, but she’s absolutely not dead yet. And so, one morning, Evie walks out of Sheldon Lodge and sets off on a Great Adventure across Europe. But not everyone thinks Great Adventures are appropriate for women of Evie’s age, least of all her son Brendan and his wife Maura, who follow a trail of puzzling text messages to bring her home.  When they finally catch up with her, there are shocks in store...because while Brendan may have given up on life and love, Evie certainly has not.

©2018 Judy Leigh (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Judy Leigh
Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Begging to Die

Summary

An abandoned child. A young girl has been found in a deserted cemetery. She speaks a foreign language, and she cries for her mother. But nobody claims her. Nobody knows who she is.  A killer with a message. On the streets of Cork, beggars are being horrifically murdered. But why would anyone want to kill the city's homeless? It's up to DS Katie Maguire to find out.  A crusade against cruelty. Katie's fiancé is fighting his own battle: against illegal puppy farming, a lucrative black market run by Ireland's most fearsome gangs. When the investigations collide, who will Katie save first? She knows that for those left behind, there's only one choice: Start begging to die.

©2019 Graham Masterton (P)2019 Head of Zeus

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Things We Never Say

2 ratings

Summary

Sheila O'Flanagan's enthralling best seller Things We Never Say is a must-listen for fans of Marian Keyes and Veronica Henry. The things we never say: A daughter doesn't say how she feels about the past.... A husband is afraid to say that selling the house his wife loves is the only option.... A woman hasn't said that even though they live thousands of miles apart, this man is always on her mind.... If those things were said, the results could be life-changing. As Abbey - and a whole family she knew nothing of - are about to find out in this warm-hearted, thought-provoking and touching novel.

©2013 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2013 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Are You Watching Me?

Summary

Stalking, addiction and obsession - Detective Claire Boyle returns in this gripping new psychological thriller from Sinead Crowley, for fans of Patricia Gibney and Angela Marsons. Dear Elizabeth, I've been watching you. I hope to see you...soon.  Liz Cafferky is on the up. Rescued from her dark past by the owner of a drop-in centre for older men, Liz soon finds herself as the charity's face - and the unwilling darling of the Dublin media. Amidst her claustrophobic fame, Liz barely notices a letter from a new fan.  But then one of the centre's clients is brutally murdered, and Elizabeth receives another, more sinister note. Running from her own ghosts, Liz is too scared to go to the police. And with no leads, there is little Sergeant Claire Boyle can do to protect her.

©2015 Sinead Crowley (P)2015 WF Howes

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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All the Murmuring Bones

Summary

For fans of Naomic Novick and Katharine Arden, a dark gothic fairy tale from award-winning author Angela Slatter. Orphaned as a young child, Mirin O'Malley has been brought up by her grandparents on their isolated, rambling estate Hob's Hallow. Long ago her family prospered due to a deal struck with the mer, the terrifying creatures who live in the depths of the sea: safety for their merchant ships in return for a child of each generation. But for many years the family have been unable to keep their side of the bargain and their fortunes have suffered as a result. When Mirin's grandfather dies, her grandmother puts in train a plan to restore their glory - but at the price of Mirin's freedom. Finding amongst her grandfather's papers evidence that her parents may still be alive, Mirin is determined to escape and discover the truth about her origins. This takes her on a treacherous journey to Blackwater, the estate her parents built when they fled Hob's Hallow, but on arrival Mirin finds the estate in decline and her 'Uncle Edward' in charge: where are her parents, and who is this Edward Elliott really?  A story of mystery and magic and the strange creatures that lurk beneath the waves.

©2021 A.G. Slatter (P)2021 W F Howes

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: A.G. Slatter
Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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Thanks for the Memories

Summary

Shortlisted for the British Book Awards, Popular Fiction Award, 2009.

How can you know someone you've never met?

Joyce Conway remembers things she shouldn't. She knows about tiny cobbled streets in Paris, which she has never visited. And every night she dreams about an unknown little girl with blonde hair.

When she leaves hospital after a terrible accident, with her life and her marriage in pieces, Joyce moves back in with her elderly father. All the while, a strong sense of déjà vu is overwhelming her, and she can't figure out why.

Justin Hitchcock is divorced, lonely, and restless. He arrives in Dublin to give a lecture on art and meets attractive doctor Sarah, who persuades him to donate blood. It's the first thing to come straight from his heart in a long time.

When Justin receives a basket of muffins with a note simply saying thank you, he is sure someone is playing a trick on him. But then a series of gifts begin to arrive. Intrigued and disturbed, Justin is determined to find out who is sending them. What he discovers will change his life forever.

©2008 Cecelia Ahern (P)2008 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK

Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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House of Memories

Summary

Set in rural Ireland in the early 1960s, House of Memories concludes the story of two neighbouring farms and their feuding families.  

Following his brutish father's death, young Danny Conway strives to rescue the family farm from ruin. When all seems hopeless, help comes from the most unexpected quarter. A story of grief and trying to cope with loss but also of resilience in the face of family tragedy.  

No one knows the minutiae of country life as Alice Taylor does, and again she displays her unique ability to capture its rhythms and cadences.

©2005 Alice Taylor (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Alice Taylor
Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Buried

Summary

In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921 a mother, a father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, 95 years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards. As DS Katie Maguire investigates, the flames of old family rivalries flare up once more...and Katie is caught in the crossfire.

©2016 Graham Masterton (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Almost Love

1 rating

Summary

When Sarah falls for Matthew, she falls hard. So it doesn't matter that he's 20 years older. That he sees her only in secret. That slowly but surely, she's sacrificing everything else in her life to be with him.  Sarah's friends are worried. Her father can't understand how she could allow herself to be used like this. And she's on the verge of losing her job.  But Sarah can't help it. She is addicted to being desired by Matthew.  And love is supposed to hurt.  Isn't it? 

©2018 Louise O'Neill (P)2018 Quercus Editions Limited

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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The Wild Card

Summary

An intensely gripping story of two extraordinary families from best seller Teresa Crane. Perfect for fans of Emily Gunnis, Fiona Valpy and Santa Montefiore, The Wild Card is an unforgettable listen.   Siobhan Clough and her children are enjoying a holiday on the English coast. With them is Mary McCarthy and her volatile son, Liam. All is well until the arrival of Siobhan’s husband, George. A man of strong views and temper, he browbeats his wife, belittles his daughter, Christine, and treats Liam like a servant.  A year later, Liam unexpectedly comes face to face with the father he has never known. Liam wants nothing to do with him, but when George Clough throws him out, he has little choice but to enter his father’s dangerous world of Irish politics. As the Clough children grow up, they each react to their domineering father in different ways, and Christine finds herself attracted to the man her father would disapprove of above all others, the wild card Liam McCarthy.

©2018 Teresa Crane (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Teresa Crane
Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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The Woman at 72 Derry Lane

3 ratings

Summary

On a leafy suburban street in Dublin, beautiful, poised Stella Greene lives with her successful husband, Matt. They're the perfect couple in every way, and Stella appears to have it all. Next door, at number 72, however, lives Rea Brady. Gruff, bad tempered and rarely seen besides the twitching of her net curtains, rumour has it she's lost it all...including her marbles, if you believe the neighbourhood gossip. But appearances can be deceiving, and when Stella and Rea's worlds collide they realise they have much in common. Both are trapped in prisons of their own making. Has help been next door without them realising it? With the warmth and wit of Maeve Binchy and the secrets and twists of Liane Moriarty, this is the utterly original and compelling new novel from Irish Times best seller Carmel Harrington.

©2017 Carmel Harrington (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Living Death

Summary

Last year, DS Katie Maguire and her team destroyed the biggest drug trafficker in Cork. So how is the city's drug trade at an all-time high? Meanwhile, a spate of violent attacks which leave victims severely disabled has brought confidence in the Garda to an all-time low. As Katie investigates, she realises that the two cases might be connected. Someone is using brain-damaged victims to smuggle drugs into the country. And the only way to find out more is to go in undercover....

©2016 Graham Masterton (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Love from Heaven

14 ratings

Summary

Best-selling author and spiritual leader Lorna Byrne teaches you to have more compassion and love for yourself and to see the love all around you - perfect for those who have gained insight from such best-selling authors as Louise Hay and Doreen Virtue. Lorna Byrne sees angels and speaks to them every day. She sees so much more than angels, though: She sees love as a physical force, emanating from those she observes. In this inspiring book, Lorna reveals what angels have taught her about love and how we can unlock the love stored within all of us. While we can't destroy or diminish this love, we can release more of it and love others and ourselves more fully. With her unique insight into love, she has also created a seven-day program with exercises you can do each day in order to have more self-appreciation. By the end of the program, you will not only feel more love in the universe, but you will also have a greater understanding of yourself and your inherent inner power.

©2014 Lorna Byrne. All rights reserved. (P)2017 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

Author: Lorna Byrne
Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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The Woman Who Stole My Life

26 ratings

Summary

From best-selling author Marian Keyes, a hilarious new novel about an Irish beautician and her unorthodox path to love and fame. In her own words, Stella Sweeney is just "an ordinary woman living an ordinary life with her husband and two teenage kids", working for her sister in their neighborhood beauty salon. Then one day she is struck by a serious illness that lands her in the hospital for months. After recovering, Stella finds out that her neurologist, Dr. Mannix Taylor, has compiled and self-published a memoir about her illness. Her discovery comes when she spots a photo of the finished copy in an American tabloid - and it's in the hands of the vice president's wife! As her relationship with Dr. Taylor gets more complicated, Stella struggles to figure out who she was before her illness, who she is now, and who she wants to be while relocating to New York City to pursue a career as a newly minted self-help memoirist. Funny, fast-paced, and honest, Keyes's latest novel is full of her trademark charm and wisdom and is sure to delight her many fans.

©2014  Marian Keyes (P)2014  W.F. Howes

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Marian Keyes
Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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My Mother's Secret

5 ratings

Summary

Sheila O'Flanagan's My Mother's Secret is a thought-provoking and enthralling novel about a family reeling from the news that nothing about their parents' marriage is what they believed it to be. A wonderful listen, perfect for fans of Veronica Henry and Lisa Jewell. When Steffie helps her two siblings organize a surprise wedding anniversary party for their parents her only worry is whether they'll be pleased. What she doesn't know is this is the day that her whole world will be turned upside down. Jenny wants to be able to celebrate her ruby anniversary with the man she loves, but for 40 years she has kept a secret. A secret that she can't bear to hide any longer. But is it ever the right time to hurt the people closest to you? As the entire family gather to toast the happy couple, they're expecting a day to remember. The trouble is, it's not going to be for the reasons they imagined....

©2015 Sheila O'Flanagan (P)2015 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Keep You Safe

Summary

A mother always knows best. Doesn't she? For single mother Kate O'Hara, there was no decision to make. Her daughter, Rosie, is one of a small percentage of children with a disorder that prevents them from being immunized. All Kate can do is hope that herd immunity keeps the disease at bay and her little girl safe. For Madeleine Cooper, vaccinations were a leap of faith she wasn't prepared to take. Which was why, following much soul searching, she and her husband declined controversial measles shots for their daughter, Clara. All she can do is pray that it was the right decision and, if her little girl becomes sick, she gets through it unscathed. But when both girls wind up in the same elementary school class, telltale red spots appear on Clara Cooper's chest and on Rosie's a few days after. When one child recovers as the other's health becomes more critical, the two mothers find themselves across a very deep divide - when all they wanted was to keep their children safe.

©2017 Melissa Hill (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Author: Melissa Hill
Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Beneath the Surface

Summary

The top 10 best seller.  Shortlisted for the Richard and Judy search for a best seller competition. Did I know it would come to this? There is no shot at redemption. I am going to die. The gun is in my eye-line as the second bullet is fired. That's the one that kills me. Late at night, two powerful men meet in a secret location to discuss a long nurtured plan about to come to fruition. One is desperate to know there is nothing standing in their way - the other assures him everything is taken care of. Hours later, a high-ranking government official called Ryan Finnegan is brutally slain in the most secure building in Ireland - Leinster House, the seat of parliament. Inspector Tom Reynolds and his team are called in to uncover the truth behind the murder. At first, all the evidence hints at a politically motivated crime, until a surprise discovery takes the investigation in a dramatically different direction. Suddenly the motive for murder has got a lot more personal...but who benefits the most from Ryan's death?

©2016 Joanne Spain (P)2020 Quercus Editions Limited

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Jo Spain
Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
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The Beach at Doonshean

Summary

In Ireland, the past never dies....  Long ago, on a windswept Irish beach, a young father died saving the life of another man's child. Thirty years later, his widow, Julia, decides to return to this wild corner of Ireland to lay the past to rest. Her journey sparks others: her daughter Bel, an artist, joins her mother in Ireland, while son Matt and daughter-in-law Rachel, at home in Liverpool, embark on some soul searching of their own. As the threads of past and present intertwine, Julia's family confront long-buried feelings of guilt, anger, fear and desire. Only then can they allow the crashing waves of the beach at Doonshean to bond them together once again.

©2019 Penny Feeny (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Penny Feeny
Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
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The Darkest Place

Summary

From the best-selling author of With Our Blessing and Sleeping Beauties comes a gripping new mystery. 'Island of the Lost was the isle's name long before the hospital was built. In winter, they say the fog falls so heavy there that you can't see your hand in front of your face. Storms rage so forcefully you can be blown from the cliffs. Once St. Christina's was built, the name took on a new meaning. Very few who went into that place ever left.' Christmas day, and DCI Tom Reynolds receives an alarming call. A mass grave has been discovered on Oileán na Caillte, the island which housed the controversial psychiatric institution St. Christina's. The hospital has been closed for decades, and onsite graves were tragically common. Reynolds thinks his adversarial boss is handing him a cold case to sideline him.  But then it transpires another body has been discovered amongst the dead - one of the doctors who went missing from the hospital in mysterious circumstances 40 years ago. He appears to have been brutally murdered. As events take a sudden turn, nothing can prepare Reynolds and his team for what they are about to discover once they arrive on the island....

©2018 Joanne Spain (P)2018 Quercus Editions Limited

Narrator: Aoife McMahon
Author: Jo Spain
Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
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