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Lessons for a Sunday Father

Summary

It's never too late to grow up....  This is the story of: Scott, who finds his belongings outside in a bin bag one day and realises he may have made a Big Mistake Gail, who wishes her husband were under guarantee so she could send him back and get a refund Nat, who discovers that growing up isn't all it's cracked up to be Rosie, who just wants her dad back - or if not, then at least some new glitter nail polish. Four lives, one story: love, loss and learning to be a grown-up.

©2021 Claire Calman (P)2021 Boldwood Books Ltd

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SAS Survival Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

3 ratings

Summary

The multimillion copy best seller The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere The SAS Survival Guide is an essential companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared on land or sea. SAS legend John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman’s unrivalled guide will teach you: Preparation - Understanding and assembling latest, most resilient, kit. Navigation - Skills, technologies and techniques to get you through unfamiliar terrain. Food and Health - Finding resources in your environment, feeding yourself, healing yourself and avoiding disease. Safety and Security - Recognising dangerous situations, defending yourself and saving others. Disaster Survival - Dealing with unstable environmental conditions: what to do in the face of flash flooding or fast-spreading fire.

©2019 John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
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Flashman

17 ratings

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Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the nineteenth century despite trying his utmost to escape them all. Flashman, soldier, duellist, lover, imposter, coward, cad, and hero triumphs in this first installment of The Flashman Papers. His adventures as the reluctant secret agent in Afghanistan and his entry into the exclusive company of Lord Cardigan's Hussars culminate in his foulest hour - his part in the historic disaster of the Retreat from Kabul. This is the story of a blackguard who enjoyed villainy for its own sake. Shameless, exciting, and funny, Flashman's deplorable odyssey is observed with the cynical eye of a scoundrel who was honest only in reporting what he saw. He makes all other black sheep look respectably grey.

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Flashman on the March

1 rating

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Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages, and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all. Many have marvelled at General Napier's daring 1868 expedition through the treacherous peaks and bottomless chasms of Abyssinia to rescue a small group of British citizens held captive by the mad tyrant Emperor Theodore. But the vital role of Sir Harry Flashman, V. C., in the success of this campaign has hitherto gone unrecorded. Flashman's undeserved reputation for heroism renders him the British army's candidate of choice when it comes to skulking behind enemy lines in Ali Baba attire. After all, who but the great amorist could contemplate navigating a land populated by hostile tribes and the loveliest (and most savage) women in Africa, from leather-clad nymphs with a penchant for torture to a voluptuous barbarian queen with a reputation for throwing disobliging guests to her pet lions?

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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How to Plan Your Wedding on a Budget

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He’s popped the question. The ring is on your finger. Now comes the stressful part. You want to throw the wedding of your dreams, but you’re not Donald Trump’s kid. What do you do? Statistics say the average wedding costs $20,000. Most young girls dream of the fairy tale wedding: Long white gown, eight bridesmaids, a sit-down dinner, the band everyone dances to. Many brides have been dreaming about their wedding day since childhood. These dreams come with an expensive price tag and the realization of their fairytale day may be distant. Although weddings are very costly today, your dream day can happen. I am going to share some tips to cut corners and save money without making huge sacrifices. By taking the time to plan and investigate, you will be amazed at the amount of money that you save. Would you arrive at an interview for your dream job without prior preparation? No, you would not and that is why preparation and research will make your wedding a success without re-mortgaging the house! It's only natural to want the Cinderella fantasy wedding, complete with ice sculptures, a heavenly cake, and thousands of guests who've flown in from around the world to enjoy the accompanying dinner. It's only human to cry at the bill that this dream can rack up. Costs can add up quickly. Factor in the meal, the liquor, the music, the dress, the flowers, the photographer, the decorations and the dream wedding can seem way out of your league. But it doesn’t have to be.

©2020 Brenda Stephens (P)2020 Brenda Stephens

Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
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Ravencry

4 ratings

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In the second gritty installment of the Raven's Mark series, a bounty hunter faces down the darkest evil. Ryhalt Galharrow is a blackwing - a bounty hunter who seeks out and turns over any man, woman, or child who has been compromised by the immortals known as the Deep Kings. Four years have passed since he helped drive the Deep Kings back across the Misery. But new and darker forces are rising against the republic....

©2018 Ed McDonald (P)2018 Penguin Audio

Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
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The Black Hawks

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Dark, thrilling and hilarious, The Black Hawks is an epic adventure perfect for fans of Joe Abercrombie and Scott Lynch. Life as a knight is not what Vedren Chel imagined. Bound by oath to a dead-end job in the service of a lazy step-uncle, Chel no longer dreams of glory - he dreams of going home. When invaders throw the kingdom into turmoil, Chel finds opportunity in the chaos: if he escorts a stranded prince to safety, Chel will be released from his oath. All he has to do is drag the brat from one side of the country to the other, through war and wilderness, chased all the way by ruthless assassins. With killers on your trail, you need killers watching your back. You need the Black Hawk Company - mercenaries, fighters without equal, a squabbling, scrapping pack of rogues. Prepare to join the Black Hawks.

©2019 David Wragg (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
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Flashman and the Redskins

5 ratings

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Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages, and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all. What was Harry Flashman doing on the slopes of Little Bighorn, caught between the gallant remnant of Custer's 7th Cavalry and the attack of Sitting Bull's braves? He was trying to get out of the line of fire and escape yet again with his life (if not his honour) intact. Here is the legendary and authentic West of Mangas Colorado's Apaches, of Kit Carson, Custer and Spotted Tail, of Crazy Horse and the Deadwood stage, gunfighters and gamblers, scoundrels and Indian belles, enthusiastic widows and mysterious adventuresses. The West as it really was terrifying!

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
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Flashman at the Charge

7 ratings

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Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all. Celebrated Victorian bounder, cad,and lecher, Sir Harry Flashman, VC, returns to play his (reluctant) part in the charge of the Light Brigade in this installment of the critically acclaimed Flashman Papers. As the British cavalry prepared to launch themselves against the Russian guns at Balaclava, Harry Flashman was petrified. But the Crimea was only the beginning: beyond lay the snowbound wastes of the great Russian slave empire, torture and death, headlong escapes from relentless enemies, savage tribal hordes to the right of him, passionate females to the left of him.... Then, finally, that unknown but desperate war on the roof of the world, when India was the prize, and there was nothing to stop the armed might of Imperial Russia but the wavering sabre and terrified ingenuity of old Flashman himself.

©2015 George MacDonald (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
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I Will Miss You Tomorrow

2 ratings

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Bloomsbury presents I Will Miss You Tomorrow by Heine Bakkeid, read by Colin Mace. 'Stephen King has got himself a Norwegian crime heir' (Ekstra Bladet) The first in a new Norwegian crime series featuring disgraced ex-Chief Inspector Thorkild Aske, a damaged man with a complicated past. Fresh out of prison and a stint in a psychiatric hospital, disgraced ex-policeman Thorkild Aske only wants to lose himself in drugged dreams of his beloved Frei. Wild, unknowable Frei. The woman he loved. The woman he has lost forever. Yet when Frei’s young cousin goes missing off the Norwegian coast and Thorkild is called in by the family to help find him, dead or alive, Thorkild cannot refuse. He owes them this. Tormented by his past, Thorkild soon finds himself deep in treacherous waters. He’s lost his reputation - will he now lose his life?

©2019 Heine Bakkeid (P)2019 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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Shadow of the Hawk

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The seventh instalment of David Gilman's gripping chronicle of the Hundred Years' War, following Thomas Blackstone, Edward III's Master of War. Winter, 1364. Sir Thomas Blackstone, Edward III's Master of War, has travelled to France to secure Brittany for England. In the throes of battle, he rescues a Castilian boy, Lazaro, who just witnessed the murder of the young queen. It is suspected that the king - along with Velasquita Alcon de Lugo, the beautiful witch who serves him - assassinated his queen. But Lazaro knows that is not the case. With the king in hiding and the French army advancing Castile is on its knees. So Blackstone is ordered to Castile, to defend England's ally from the French. Accompanied only by a small band of his men and a group of Moorish cavalrymen loyal to the king, Blackstone must protect Lazaro if they are to uncover the true assassin. They will face extreme danger, savage battles and a cold and bitter winter on their journey, and Blackstone will find himself the assassin's target. For the Master of War, the shadow of death is always present.

©2021 David Gilman (P)2021 Head of Zeus

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: David Gilman
Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
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Cross Of Fire

1 rating

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The Hundred Years War still rages on and the French army thirsts for Thomas Blackstone's blood. Blackstone battles to strengthen Edwards III's claim to the throne and confronts the might of the French army.  But, when his friend turns assassin, Blackstone is faced with an impossible choice: to save the English prince or sacrifice his son. Will he abandon his sworn oath to protect the future King of England? Or will he protect his family at the cost of the nation?

©2020 David Gilman (P)2020 Head of Zeus

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: David Gilman
Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
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The Bone Clocks

43 ratings

Summary

David Mitchell is an eloquent conjurer of interconnected tales, a genre-bending daredevil, and a master prose stylist. His hypnotic new novel, The Bone Clocks, crackles with invention and wit - it is fiction at its most spellbinding and memorable. Following a scalding row with her mother, 15-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: A sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as "the radio people", Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life. For Holly has caught the attention of a cabal of dangerous mystics - and their enemies. But her lost weekend is merely the prelude to a shocking disappearance that leaves her family irrevocably scarred. This unsolved mystery will echo through every decade of Holly's life, affecting all the people Holly loves - even the ones who are not yet born. A Cambridge scholarship boy grooming himself for wealth and influence, a conflicted father who feels alive only while reporting from occupied Iraq, a middle-aged writer mourning his exile from the bestseller list - all have a part to play in this surreal, invisible war on the margins of our world. From the medieval Swiss Alps to the 19th-century Australian bush, from a hotel in Shanghai to a Manhattan townhouse in the near future, their stories come together in moments of everyday grace and extraordinary wonder. Rich with character and realms of possibility, The Bone Clocks is a kaleidoscopic novel that begs to be taken apart and put back together.

©2014 David Mitchell (P)2014 W.F. Howes

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Wolves at the Door

1 rating

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The wolves are no longer in the dark...they are at his door. And they want vengeance....  The next instalment in the international, best-selling Varg Veum series by one of the fathers of Nordic Noir.... One dark January night a car drives at high speed towards PI Varg Veum, and comes very close to killing him. Veum is certain this is no accident, following so soon after the deaths of two jailed men who were convicted for their participation in a case of child pornography and sexual assault...crimes that Veum himself once stood wrongly accused of committing.  While the guilty men were apparently killed accidentally, Varg suspects that there is something more sinister at play...and that he’s on the death list of someone still at large. Fearing for his life, Veum begins to investigate the old case, interviewing the victims of abuse and delving deeper into the brutal crimes, with shocking results. The wolves are no longer in the dark...they are at his door. And they want vengeance.

©2019 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
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Zonal Marking

17 ratings

Summary

A mazy dribble through the recent history of European soccer, showing how shifting styles and influence have shaped the game. In the early 1990s, the Dutch footballing philosophy was worshiped across the continent. Then the baton passed to the Italians, who clearly boasted Europe's strongest league. But when France started winning everything at international level its national academy became the template for others, until suddenly, almost out of nowhere, Europe's most revered player and manager both hailed from Portugal. Next, Barcelona and Spain won everything during a very obvious four-year period of dominance, before tiki-taka's decline meant Bayern and Germany took control. Finally, Europe's most successful coaches found themselves competing in England, introducing a brilliant cacophony of styles to the Premier League. Zonal Marking is a glorious travelogue through soccer's triumphant styles and characters.

©2019 Michael Cox (P)2019 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
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SAS Survival Guide - Climate & Terrain and On the Move: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Summary

The multimillion copy best seller. The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere. The SAS Survival Guide is an essential companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared on land or sea. This unrivalled guide from SAS legend John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman’s will cover Climate and Terrain and On the Move - the characteristics and climates of different regions and zones (including polar, arid, and tropical), how to plan a route, and where to travel.

©2019 John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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Nomad

2 ratings

Summary

New York Times best-selling author James Swallow begins his espionage thriller series with Nomad featuring a British desk jockey intelligence operative turned active agent.  Marc Dane is a MI6 field agent at home behind a computer screen, one step away from the action. But when a brutal attack on his team leaves Dane the only survivor - and with the shocking knowledge that there are traitors inside MI6 - he's forced into the front line.    Matters spiral out of control when the evidence points toward Dane as the perpetrator of the attack. Accused of betraying his country, he must race against time to clear his name. With nowhere to turn to for help and no one left to trust, Marc is forced to rely on the elusive Rubicon group and their operative Lucy Keyes. Ex US Army, Lucy also knows what it's like to be an outsider, and she's got the skills that Dane needs.    A terrorist attack is coming, one bigger and more deadly than has ever been seen before. With the eyes of the security establishment elsewhere, only Keyes and Dane can stop the attack before it's too late.

©2016 James Swallow (P)2016 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
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Exile

Summary

Racing breathlessly from uncharted CIA prisons to the skyscrapers of Dubai, from storm-beaten oil rigs off the African coast to the ancient caverns beneath the city of Naples, Marc Dane returns in Exile, the explosive thriller from James Swallow, the internationally best-selling author of Nomad.  A vicious Serbian gang whose profits come from fake nuclear weapons. A disgraced Russian general with access to the real thing. A vengeful Somali warlord with a cause for which he'd let the world burn. A jaded government agency without the information to stop him.   Only one man sees what's coming. And even he might not be able to prevent it....

©2017 James Swallow (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
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The Spy's Daughter

Summary

The stunning third novel from multiaward-nominated author Adam Brookes is paranoid, tense and spy fiction at its very finest. In many ways Pearl Tao was a typical American child. She spent summer days at the pool, played softball and lingered at suburban barbecues in her home city of Washington, DC. Yet she is also an academic prodigy, with a university place sponsored by a secretive advanced technology corporation. Only now, aged 19, has she begun to understand the terrifying truth of what her role is to be. What her parents intend her to become. Pearl's only hope of escape lies with two British spies: one, Trish Patterson, sidelined in disgrace; the other, former journalist Philip Mangan, gone rogue and following a trail of corruption. Helping Pearl might be the most important and dangerous thing either will ever do.

©2017 Adam Brookes (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Adam Brookes
Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
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Big Sister

Summary

When PI Varg Veum is approached to find a missing girl by a half sister he barely knew, his investigation takes him deep into the dark web and some personal history he'd rather forget....  Varg Veum receives a surprise visit in his office. A woman introduces herself as his half sister, and she has a job for him. Her goddaughter, a 19-year-old trainee nurse from Haugesund, moved from her bedsit in Bergen two weeks ago. Since then no one has heard anything from her. She didn't leave an address. She doesn't answer her phone. And the police refuse to take her case seriously. Veum's investigation uncovers a series of carefully covered up crimes and pent-up hatreds, and the trail leads to a gang of extreme bikers on the hunt for a group of people whose dark deeds are hidden by the anonymity of the internet. And then things get personal....  Chilling, shocking and exceptionally gripping, Big Sister reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world's foremost thriller writers.

©2018 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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Viper's Blood

1 rating

Summary

England, 1346. For Thomas Blackstone the choice is easy - dance on the end of a rope for a murder he did not commit, or join the king's invasion. As he fights his way across Northern France, Blackstone learns the brutal lessons of war. Vastly outnumbered, Edward III's army will finally confront the armoured might of the French nobility on the field of Crécy. It is a battle that will change the history of warfare.

©2017 David Gilman (P)2017 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: David Gilman
Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
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Royal Flash

12 ratings

Summary

In volume II of The Flashman Papers, Flashman tangles with femme fatale Lola Montez and the dastardly Otto Von Bismarck in a battle of wits which will decide the destiny of a continent. In this volume of The Flashman Papers, Flashman, the arch-cad and toady, matches his wits, his talents for deceit and malice, and above all his speed in evasion against the most brilliant European statesman and against the most beautiful and unscrupulous adventuress of the era. From London gaming halls and English hunting fields to European dungeons and throne rooms, he is involved in a desperate succession of escapes, disguises, amours, and (when he cannot avoid them) hand-to-hand combats. All the while the destiny of a continent rests on his broad and failing shoulders.

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
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Where Roses Never Die

4 ratings

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September 1977. Mette Misvãr, a three-year-old girl, disappears without trace from the sandpit outside her home. Her tiny, close middle-class community in the tranquil suburb of Nordas is devastated, but their enquiries and the police produce nothing. Curtains twitch, suspicions are raised, but Mette is never found. Almost 25 years later, as the expiry date for the statute of limitations draws near, Mette's mother approaches PI Varg Veum in a last, desperate attempt to find out what happened to her daughter. As Veum starts to dig, he uncovers an intricate web of secrets, lies and shocking events that have been methodically concealed. When another brutal incident takes place, a pattern begins to emerge. Chilling, shocking and full of extraordinary twists and turns, Where Roses Never Die reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world's foremost thriller writers.

©2016 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
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We Shall Inherit the Wind

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It's 1998. Varg Veum sits by the hospital bedside of his long-term girlfriend, Karin, whose life-threatening injuries provide a deeply painful reminder of the mistakes he's made. Investigating the seemingly innocent disappearance of a wind-farm inspector, Varg Veum is thrust into one of the most challenging cases of his career, riddled with conflicts, environmental terrorism, religious fanaticism, unsolved mysteries and dubious business ethics. Then the first body appears - tied to a cross, facing the mouth of the fjord. In a chilling, timeless story of love, revenge and desire - deftly interwoven with contemporary issues, in a stunning plot that will leave you gripped to the final page - We Shall Inherit the Wind shows Staalesen at his most thrilling, thought-provoking best. One of the fathers of Nordic Noir, Gunnar Staalesen was born in Bergen, Norway, in 1947. He made his debut at the age of 22 with Seasons of Innocence, and in 1977 he published the first book in the Varg Veum series. He is the author of over 20 titles, which have been published in 24 countries and sold over four million copies. Twelve film adaptations of his Varg Veum crime novels have appeared since 2007, starring the popular Norwegian actor Trond Espen Seim. Staalesen, who has won three Golden Pistols (including the Prize of Honour), lives in Bergen with his wife.

©2015 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
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Scar Tissue

1 rating

Summary

Ex-special forces soldier Alex Abbott escaped the Middle East under a cloud and now lives hand-to-mouth in Singapore. Scraping a living as a gun for hire and estranged from his family, Abbott is haunted by ghosts of the past, drinking to dull the pain. Life's tough, but there is one upside - at least he's not in Baghdad. That's about to change. When a job goes badly wrong, Abbott's in hot water. Next he learns that his military son, Nathan, is missing in Iraq. Knowing something is wrong, needing to find his son and desperate for redemption, Abbott has no choice but to go back. Returning to Baghdad, Abbott renews old acquaintances and begins his search for Nathan. The body count rises as old wounds open and he struggles to confront his demons, self-medicating the only way he knows how. But when one of his old crew turns up dead in mysterious circumstances and the link with Nathan is clear, Abbott begins to suspect a trap. But who is the hunter? And who is the hunted?

©2020 Ollie Ollerton (P)2020 Bonnier Books UK

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
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Wolves in the Dark

Summary

Reeling from the death of his great love, Karin, Varg Veum's life has descended into a self-destructive spiral of alcohol, lust, grief and blackouts. When traces of child pornography are found on his computer, he's accused of being part of a paedophile ring and thrown into a prison cell. There, he struggles to sift through his past to work out who is responsible for planting the material...and who is seeking the ultimate revenge. When a chance to escape presents itself, Varg finds himself on the run in his hometown of Bergen. With the clock ticking and the police on his tail, Varg takes on his hardest - and most personal - case yet. Chilling, shocking and exceptionally gripping, Wolves in the Dark reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world's foremost thriller writers.

©2017 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
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Yours Until Death

1 rating

Summary

An unbearably tense novel of revenge, murder, bereavement and the destructive force of passion. First published in Norwegian in 1979, it was described by the critic Nils Nordberg as 'one of the finest, most serious, most ambitious books in post-war Norwegian crime writing'. The single-mother families of the isolated community under the shadow of the Pyderhorn, Bergen's greatest mountain, are being terrorised by a teenage gang. But teenage violence is nothing compared to what awaits detective Varg Veum when he gets to know the blue-eyed Wenche Andersen.

©2010 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
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SAS Survival Guide - Health: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Summary

The multimillion copy best seller The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere The SAS Survival Guide is an essential companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared on land or sea. This unrivalled guide from SAS legend John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman’s will cover Health - finding resources in your environment, healing yourself, and avoiding disease.

©2019 John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
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The Pandemic Plot

Summary

The gripping new Ben Hope thriller from the number one best seller.          When ex-SAS Major Ben Hope is urgently recalled to the UK from his base in France to assist with a family crisis, little does he know that he’s about to be drawn into one of the most dangerous missions of his career: his son Jude has been accused of a brutal murder and all the evidence points to his guilt. To prove Jude’s innocence Ben embarks on a wild chase, facing up against mysterious killers and piecing together a fragile web of clues. What connects an all-female criminal gang from the early 1900s called the Forty Elephants, a century-old vendetta and a shadowy government conspiracy that claimed millions of innocent lives? Along the way Ben teams up with his former acquaintance, rugged Detective Tom McAllister. They’re heading for a showdown in the wilds of Cornwall and the villains have no intention of letting Ben come out of it alive....

©2021 Scott Mariani (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
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The Game's Gone

Summary

No one would call David Rose - or ‘Rosie’ as he’s known to one and all - a star, but he’s good at his job and proud of his work as a sportswriter for a national newspaper. He’s used to seeing flashier talents come and go - both on the field, and in the competitive world of the press. Football comes first in the way he spends his working life, but he’s happy to pitch in whatever the sport - from Formula 1 to Test cricket in the West Indies, the Olympics to a heavyweight championship bout in Japan.  He’s used to the ups and downs of a journalist’s life and has learned to keep his own head safely down - until an especially venal boss pins his own misdemeanours on the entirely innocent Rose. Rosie’s revenge is slow but sweet, as he manoeuvres through a world where egos clash, money talks and you’re only as safe as your latest by-line.  Not since Richard Ford’s classic novel, The Sportswriter, has a novel caught the world of sports journalism so vividly and so well. A marvellous listen - funny, touching and compelling.  Simon Barnes was the Chief Sports Writer for The Times until 2014, having worked for the paper for 30 years, during which he covered seven Olympic Games and six World Cup finals. He writes about sports and wildlife and is the author of over 20 books, including the best-selling How to be a Bad Birdwatcher.

©2020 Simon Barnes (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Simon Barnes
Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
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The Brief

Summary

London in the 1960s: gang wars, corrupt police, vice and pornography. Ex-boxer Charles Holborne has plenty of opportunities to build his reputation with the criminal classes as a barrister who delivers. But Charles, an East End boy made good, is not all he seems, and his past is snapping at his heels. When his philandering wife has her throat slashed, Holborne finds himself on the wrong side of the law and on the run. Can he discover the truth of the brutal slaying and escape the hangman's noose? Based upon real Old Bailey cases and genuine court documents, The Brief is the first in barrister Simon Michael's series of compelling criminal dramas, an evocative slice of sleazy glamour from the swinging '60s. Simon Michael delivers an authentic and addictive listen for any crime fan.

©2015 Simon Michael (P)2017 Audible, Ltd.

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
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The Moscow Cipher

Summary

The top 10 Sunday Times best seller returns with the 17th Ben Hope thriller. When 12-year-old Valentina fails to return from a visit to her father in Moscow, alarm bells start ringing. Her rich and powerful family know there's one man they can depend on to bring her back safe: former SAS major Ben Hope. But what starts off as an apparently straightforward case of parental child abduction quickly takes on more sinister dimensions as Ben travels to Moscow and starts to investigate the whereabouts of Valentina and her father, Yuri, a man with a hidden past not even his ex-wife knows about. Now that past has caught up with him, it's not only Yuri's life that is in danger but Valentina's too. If Ben Hope can't save them, nobody can. Ben Hope is one of the most celebrated action-adventure heroes in British fiction, and Scott Mariani is the author of numerous best sellers. Join the ever-growing legion of fans who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins

©2018 Scott Mariani (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
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Scatter Her Ashes

Summary

Bloomsbury presents Scatter Her Ashes by Heine Bakkeid, read by Colin Mace. Thorkild Aske returns in the second novel in this brilliant, darkly funny crime series from a fresh voice in Nordic noir. Disgraced, damaged former police officer Thorkild Aske has stopped taking his painkillers after his last experience searching for the missing in Northern Norway. Wracked by withdrawal and desperate for work, he reluctantly agrees to investigate the disappearance of two schoolgirls for best-selling crime writer Milla Lind - but he soon discovers that Lind’s interest in the case is not, as she claims, simply research for her latest novel. When Thorkild discovers that her previous investigator was murdered on the job, no-one will explain why - all he has to go on are files about unrelated cases from all across Norway. Oh, and his ex-wife wants to talk. What could possibly go wrong?

©2020 Heine Bakkeid (P)2020 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
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Flashman in the Great Game

3 ratings

Summary

Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages, and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all. What caused the Indian Mutiny? The greased cartridge, religious fanaticism, political blundering, yes - but one hitherto unsuspected factor is now revealed to be the furtive figure who fled across India in 1857 with such frantic haste: Flashman. Plumbing new depths of anxious knavery in his role as secret agent extraordinaire, Flashman saw far more of the Great Mutiny than he wanted. How he survived thugs and tsarist agents, Eastern beauties and cabinet ministers and kept his skin intact is a mystery revealed here in this volume of The Flashman Papers.

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Undercover War

1 rating

Summary

When British troops first deployed to Northern Ireland in 1969 to keep apart rioting factions of loyalists and nationalists, they could not have known that they were being drawn into the longest campaign in the British Army's history, a battle against the threat of a new rising force - the Provisional Irish Republican Army.   While patrols, vehicle bombs and incendiary speeches are the defining memories of the Troubles, the real war was fought out of sight and out of mind. For 30 years, Britain's Special Forces waged a ferocious, secretive struggle against a ruthless and implacable enemy. Harry McCallion's deep experience across the theatre of Northern Ireland offers a unique insight into nearly every major military action and operation in the Province. Having served seven tours with the Parachute Regiment, undergone selection for the 14 Intelligence Company, completed six years with the SAS - including two tours with their anti-terrorism team - and received two commendations for bravery during service with the Royal Ulster Constabulary, there are few more qualified to tell this astonishing story. This book is his blistering account of the history of Britain's war against the IRA between 1970 and 1998. From new insights into high-profile killings and riveting accounts of enemy contact, to revelations about clandestine missions and the strategies used in combating a merciless enemy, Undercover War is the definitive inside story of the battle against the IRA, one of the most dangerous and effective terrorist organisations in recent history.

©2020 Harry McCallion (P)2020 Bonnier Books UK

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
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Flash for Freedom!

6 ratings

Summary

Flashman must choose - politcs in London or slave trading in Africa - not that it matters really in this hilarious third installement of the Flashman Papers. When Flashman was inveigled into a game of pontoon with Disraeli and Lord George Bentinck, he was making an unconscious choice about his own future - would it lie in the House of Commons or the West African slave trade? Was there, for that matter, very much difference? Once again Flashman's charm, cowardice, treachery, lechery, and fleetness of foot see the lovable rogue triumph by the skin of his chattering teeth.

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Girl on Fire

1 rating

Summary

When terrorists use a drone to bring down a plane on one of London’s busiest shopping centres, it ignites a chain of events that will draw in the innocent and the guilty alike.  DC Max Wolfe finds himself caught in the crossfire between a tech-savvy terrorist cell and a revenge-seeking, Bible-quoting murderer called Bad Moses. And when Max’s ex-wife suddenly reappears to reclaim custody of his beloved daughter, he finds himself fighting the greatest battle of all....

©2018 Tony Parsons (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Tony Parsons
Length: 9 hrs
Available on Audible
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Stormblood

2 ratings

Summary

Vakov Fukasawa used to be a Reaper: a bio-enhanced soldier fighting for the Harmony, against a brutal invading empire. He's still fighting now, on a different battlefield: taking on stormtech. To make him a perfect soldier, Harmony injected him with the DNA of an extinct alien race, altering his body chemistry and leaving him permanently addicted to adrenaline and aggression. But although they meant to create soldiers, at the same time Harmony created a new drug market that has millions hopelessly addicted to their own body chemistry.   Vakov may have walked away from Harmony, but they still know where to find him, and his former Reaper colleagues are being murdered by someone, or something - and Vakov is appalled to learn his estranged brother is involved. Suddenly it's an investigation he can't turn down...but the closer he comes to the truth, the more addicted to stormtech he becomes.  And it's possible the war isn't over, after all.... 

©2020 Jeremy Szal (P)2020 Orion Publishing Group

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Jeremy Szal
Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Blood Atonement

1 rating

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A body is discovered with her throat cut and her daughter believed missing. DCI Foster quickly sees parallels with the disappearance of a teenager three years earlier. With hopes fading, he calls on genealogist Nigel Barnes to piece together the links between the families of the two girls. The trail leads back to 1890, and a young couple fleeing a terrible crime in their past....

©2009 Dan Waddell (P)2009 WF Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Dan Waddell
Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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House of War

Summary

Ben Hope returns in the new thriller from the number one best seller. A deadly terror ploy. A race against the clock. Will evil prevail? Following a chance encounter with a terrified young woman in the streets of Paris, former SAS soldier Ben Hope finds himself hurled into a violent new mission involving murder, international terrorism and stolen historic artefacts. A mission made even more perilous by the reappearance of an old enemy from Ben’s military past. A man he knew and fought years ago. A man he thought was dead.  Teaming up with the enigmatic ex-Delta Force warrior Tyler Roth, Ben travels from the seedy underworld of Paris to the islands of the Caribbean in his quest to piece together the puzzle.  As the death toll quickly mounts, he unmasks a vicious terror plot that could bring about the slaughter of millions of innocent people. Mass destruction seems just a hair’s breadth away...and only Ben Hope can prevent the unthinkable.

©2019 Scott Mariani (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Crowfall

Summary

In the third gritty installment of the Raven's Mark series, Blackwing Captain Ryhalt Galharrow finds that all power comes with a price... A sorcerous cataclysm has hit the Range, the final defensive line between the republic and the immortal Deep Kings. Tormenting red rains sweep the land, new monstrosities feed on fear in the darkness, and the power of the Nameless, the gods who protect the republic, lies broken. The Blackwing captains who serve them are being picked off one by one, and even immortals have learned what it means to die. Meanwhile, the Deep Kings have only grown stronger, and they are poised to deliver a blow that will finally end the war. Ryhalt Galharrow stands apart from it all. He has been deeper into the wasteland known as the Misery than ever before. It has grown within him - changed him - and now the ghosts of his past, formerly confined to the Misery, walk with him everywhere. They will even follow him - and the few surviving Blackwing captains - on one final mission into the darkness.

©2019 Ed McDonald (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Ed McDonald
Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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The Heretic's Treasure

3 ratings

Summary

An ancient fortune has lain hidden for thousands of years, one so powerful that men will kill to protect it. And only one man can unearth it.... Ex-SAS operative Ben Hope is living a peaceful life in rural France - until a phone call from an old army comrade turns his world upside down. Eminent Egyptologist Morgan Paxton has been brutally murdered while working on the mysterious Akhenaten Project in Cairo, and Colonel Harry Paxton wants Ben to find his son's killer. Ben is unable to refuse the request from the man who once saved his life - but when Harry asks him to avenge his son's death, he's in dangerous territory - made worse by the fact that he finds himself attracted to Zara Paxton, Harry's new bride. Carving through the seedy Cairo underworld, Ben soon realises there was more to Paxton's research than meets the eye, as he is plunged into one double-cross after another. His mission leads him from Italy and Paris via the coast of Scotland to the banks of the Nile, climaxing in a tense showdown in the war-torn Sudanese desert. At the end of the trail lies the ultimate treasure, hidden away by three rebel high priests during the reign of the heretic pharoah Akhenaten - a collection so valuable that some will stop at nothing to possess it.... A supercharged, heart-racing thriller, perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Sam Bourne and Wilbur Smith.

©2015 Scott Mariani (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Flashman and the Angel of the Lord

3 ratings

Summary

Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages, and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all. If only Flashman had got on with his dinner and ignored the handkerchief dropped by a flirtatious hussy in a Calcutta hotel.... Well, American history would have been different, a disastrous civil war might have been avoided, and Flashman himself would have been spared one of the most hair-raising adventures of his misspent life. If only... But alas, the arch-rotter of the Victorian age could never resist the lure of a pretty foot. This latest extract of the Flashman Papers soon finds Flashman careering towards the little Virginian town of Harper's Ferry, where John Brown and his gang of rugged fanatics were to fire the first shot in the great war against slavery.

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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The Cassandra Sanction

1 rating

Summary

A tragic death.  A grieving brother.  A plot to deceive the entire world.  Ex-SAS major and kidnap recovery specialist Ben Hope is looking for peace in a quiet Spanish town. What he gets instead is the kind of trouble that only a man like him can handle.  Raul Fuentes can’t accept that his sister, Catalina, took her own life. Ben isn’t convinced, but ghosts from his own past compel him to help Raul discover the truth.  What connects Catalina’s apparent suicide to the suspicious fate of three of her fellow scientists? And why do a gang of professional killers follow Ben and Raul wherever they go?  Ben will soon discover the terrible truth: a fraudulent conspiracy to dupe all of humankind. And those responsible will soon find out they’ve met their match.

©2015 Scott Mariani (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Princess

14 ratings

Summary

Number-one best-selling writer, number-one best-selling series Jack Morgan receives an offer he cannot refuse.... When the head of the world's foremost investigation agency receives at invitation to meet Princess Caroline, third in line to the British throne, he boards his Gulfstream jet and flies straight to London. The Princess needs Morgan's skills, and his discretion. Sophie Edwards, a close friend of the Princess, has gone missing. She needs to be found before the media become aware of it. Morgan knows there is more to this case than he is being told. But what is the Princess hiding?

©2018 James Patterson and Rees Jones (P)2018 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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The Bach Manuscript

1 rating

Summary

The spellbinding new Ben Hope thriller.  A lost manuscript. A savage murder hunt. A deadly secret.  While on a business trip to the UK, Ben Hope makes an impulse decision to attend a college reunion at his former university, Oxford. There he meets an old friend, Nick, now an internationally renowned classical musician.  But storm clouds are soon once again brewing on Ben's horizon. After Nick's brutal murder in an apparent home invasion robbery, Ben is drawn into the mystery of a missing music manuscript that may be a lost work by the legendary composer Johann Sebastian Bach.  The hunt for his friend's killers leads Ben across Europe and into bloody conflict with even more dangerous people than he'd bargained for. As his quest unfolds, so does the shocking truth about the lost Bach manuscript, a secret dating back to the very darkest historical chapter of man's inhumanity to man.  Ben Hope is one of the most celebrated action-adventure heroes in British fiction, and Scott Mariani is the author of numerous best sellers. Join the ever-growing legion of listeners who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins.... 

©2017 Scott Mariani (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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SAS Survival Guide - Essentials For Survival and Reading the Signs: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Summary

The multimillion copy best seller The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere The SAS Survival Guide is an essential companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared on land or sea. This unrivalled guide from SAS legend John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman’s will cover the Essentials for Survival and, in Readings the Signs, teach you how to respond to your environment by reading maps and weather signs.

©2019 John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 59 mins
Available on Audible
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Soccernomics

Summary

Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey--and Even Iraq--Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport Why does England lose? Why does Scotland suck? Why doesn't America play the sport internationally...and why do the Germans play with such an efficient but robotic style? Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer. No training in economics is needed to read Soccernomics. But the listener will come away from it with a better understanding not just of soccer, but of how economists think and why they know.

©2010 Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Blackwing

7 ratings

Summary

Set on a post-apocalyptic frontier, Blackwing is a gritty fantasy debut about a man's desperate battle to survive his own dark destiny.... Hope, reason, humanity: the Misery breaks them all. Under its cracked and wailing sky, the Misery is a vast and blighted expanse, the arcane remnant of a devastating war with the immortals known as the Deep Kings. The war ended nearly a century ago, and the enemy is kept at bay only by the existence of the Engine, a terrible weapon that protects the Misery's border. Across the corrupted no-man's-land teeming with twisted magic and malevolent wraiths, the Deep Kings and their armies bide their time. Watching. Waiting. Bounty hunter Ryhalt Galharrow has breathed Misery dust for 20 bitter years. When he's ordered to locate a masked noblewoman at a frontier outpost, he finds himself caught in the middle of an attack by the Deep Kings, one that signifies they may no longer fear the Engine. Only a formidable show of power from the very woman he is seeking, Lady Ezabeth Tanza, repels the assault. Ezabeth is a shadow from Galharrow's grim past, and together they stumble onto a web of conspiracy that threatens to end the fragile peace the Engine has provided. Galharrow is not ready for the truth about the blood he's spilled or the gods he's supposed to serve....

©2017 Ed McDonald (P)2017 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Ed McDonald
Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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The Spy's Daughter

1 rating

Summary

The thrilling third novel from multiaward-nominated author Adam Brookes is paranoid, tense spy fiction at its very finest. Meet Pearl Tao: an American girl with a lethal secret. Pearl longs for the life of a normal American teenager: summers at the pool, friends, backyard barbecues in the Washington, DC suburbs. But she is different. Her gift for mathematics means overprotective parents and college sponsorship from a secretive technology corporation. And now, aged 19, she is beginning to understand what her parents intend for her. The terrifying role she is to play. Her only hope of escape lies with two sidelined and discredited spies: Trish Patterson and Philip Mangan. Finding out the truth about Pearl will be the biggest mission they'll ever undertake.

©2017 Adam Brookes (P)2017 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Adam Brookes
Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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#taken

1 rating

Summary

#taken in the night: They thought they were kidnapping the mistress of one of London’s most powerful gangsters. But they’ve taken the wrong woman. And crossed the wrong detective.   #taken underground: Detective Max Wolfe's hunt for the missing woman takes him from New Scotland Yard’s legendary Black Museum to the glittering mansions of career criminals, from sleazy strip joints to secret sex dungeons - and to unspeakably dark deeds committed decades ago.   #taken to the limit; It’s a world of family secrets, sexual jealousy, and a lust for revenge - which might also become Wolfe’s grave.... 

©2019 Tony Parsons (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Tony Parsons
Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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The Bacteria Book

Summary

Welcome to the world of microbiology!  Shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2019.  Meet the bacteria, viruses, and other germs and microbes that are all around but too small for us to see, in this children's science audiobook by best-selling author and science comedian Steve Mould.  What do a squid that glows, fungus that grows, and tiny creatures in the soil under your toes all have in common? Find out in this dynamic and engaging audiobook all about bacteria, viruses, and other germs and microbes. The Bacteria Book perfectly walks the line between "ew, gross!" and "oh, cool!", exploring why we need bacteria and introducing listeners to its microbial mates: viruses, fungi, algae, archaea, and protozoa.  The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEM subject that brings kids up close to the big world of tiny science. This audiobook uses real-life examples of microbiology in action to show how microbes keep our bodies and our world running. Steve Mould is a science presenter and comedian with a physics degree from the University of Oxford. He has a YouTube channel with more than 175,000 subscribers, and his videos regularly achieve hits in the hundreds of thousands. One of these videos (about "self-siphoning beads") went viral worldwide, gaining nearly two million hits and being mentioned on the BBC and in The New York Times. Scientists later discovered why the beads performed in the mysterious way they did and dubbed it "The Mould Effect". Steve also hosts a radio show on BBC Radio 4, has appeared on Chris Evans' Radio 2 Breakfast Show, and is part of the live comedy/science trio Festival of the Spoken Nerd.

©2018 Steve Mould (P)2020 DK Audio

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Steve Mould
Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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The Football Men

Summary

The great footballers and coaches are rarely glimpsed up close. They shield themselves from the tabloids, hide their personalities behind professionalism, and in the words of the cliche, 'do their talking on the pitch'. This book gets up close to them. The Football Men is not a series of celebrity profiles, and it doesn't attempt to unearth secrets in the players' private lives. Rather, it portrays these men as three-dimensional human beings. It describes their upbringings, the football cultures they grew up in, the way they play, and the baggage that they bring to their relationships at work. This multimillion-pound, multinational world is mostly inhabited by ordinary men. The profiles in this book are sometimes funny, but never breathless or sensational. Some of the profiles in this book are based on interviews; others are the results of time the author spent with that person; sometimes the profile is a story of a country. All are fascinating and shed light on their subject to reveal things you wouldn't expect. From one of the great sports writers of our time, this is a penetrating and surprising collection of articles on the figures that have defined the modern sporting world.

©2011 Simon Kruper (P)2011 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Simon Kuper
Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Die Last

Summary

As dawn breaks on a snowy February morning, a refrigerated lorry is found parked in the heart of London's Chinatown. Inside, 12 women, apparently illegal immigrants, are dead from hypothermia. But in the cab, DC Max Wolfe finds 13 passports. Twelve dead women. Thirteen passports. The hunt for the missing woman will take Max Wolfe into the dark heart of the world of human smuggling, mass migration and 21st-century slave markets. There is a fate worse than death in this fifth instalment of the sensational Max Wolfe series, from best-selling author Tony Parsons.

©2017 Tony Parsons (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Tony Parsons
Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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An Honest Man

Summary

Criminal barrister Charles Holborne may have just escaped the hangman by proving he was framed for murder, but his life is now in ruins. His wife is dead, his high-flying career has morphed into criminal notoriety, and bankruptcy threatens. When the biggest brief of Charles' career unexpectedly lands on his desk, it looks as if he has been thrown a lifeline. But far from keeping him afloat, it drags him ever deeper into the shadowy underworld of 1960s London. Now, not only is his practice at stake, but his very life. Can Charles extricate himself from a chess game played from the shadows by corrupt police officers and warring gangs without once again turning to crime himself? Based on real Old Bailey cases and genuine court documents, An Honest Man is the second in the series of Charles Holborne novels by barrister Simon Michael, set in the sleazy London of the 1960s.

©2016 Simon Michael (P)2017 Audible, Ltd.

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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Ghost

Summary

The Marc Dane series from James Swallow continues with the Dark Web cyber thriller, Ghost A terrible threat from the depths of the dark net.  A devastating betrayal at the heart of a covert strike force.  A deadly pursuit across a digital battlefield.  A ruthless terrorist fueled by revenge.  As devastating attacks unfold across the globe, Marc Dane must call on all his skills and ingenuity to track down the mysterious figure behind it all - a faceless criminal known only as "Madrigal". Before they plunge the world into war.... A Macmillan Audio production from Forge Books

©2020 James Swallow (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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The Writing on the Wall

Summary

In this crime drama, detective Varg Veum's adventures take him into the world of privileged teenage girls who have been drawn into drugs and prostitution. The situation worsens when the local judge is found dead in a luxury hotel, clad only in women's lingerie. Called in by anxious parents to look for a missing daughter and explain the judge's death, Varg is led deep into Bergen's criminal underworld.

©2016 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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It Should Have Been Me

13 ratings

Summary

A miscarriage of justice could have deadly consequences in this taut and pacey psychological thriller.  She thought she knew everything about her sister. It seems she was wrong....  DC Jo Boden was 11 years old when her older sister, Sarah, was brutally murdered during her first year at university. Her boyfriend, Nathan Wade, was convicted of the killing.  Now, 15 years later, Wade is being released on licence, and documentary filmmaker Briony Rowe says she can prove his innocence.  The Boden family has never recovered from the tragedy, and they have always been certain that Wade is guilty. But Jo, who grew up believing her sister was perfect in every way, starts to question the evidence which put Wade behind bars. And perhaps Sarah harboured some very dark secrets of her own.... 

©2019 Susan Wilkins (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing

Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Talking With Psychopaths and Savages

2 ratings

Summary

"I wrapped duct tape around her mouth and her nose and watched her suffocate to death...then I went back to work." (Former Colonel David Russell Williams of the Royal Canadian Air Force, 2010) Sunday Times best-selling author Christopher Berry-Dee is back with a companion volume that delves even deeper into the savage world of psychopaths and their hideous crimes. This time, however, he combines sections on killers whom he has known, interviewed or corresponded with, with studies of psychopathic serial killers from the past, including Peter Kürten, the 'Düsseldorf Monster'; John Christie, responsible for the killings at 10 Rillington Place; and Neville Heath, a ladykiller in every sense of the word. The result is a chilling narrative that sets the forensic examination of killers and their crimes within the context of murder in the 20th and 21st centuries, an examination of the evil mind set against the insoluble problem of identifying psychopaths who kill.  This is not a book for the squeamish, but it is undeniably fascinating in its portrayal of just what one human being will do to others - while all too often moving among us unnoticed and unhindered. If their crimes seem as incomprehensible as they are horrific, it is undeniably true that the world's most savage killers may be much closer than we think.... 

©2019 Christopher Berry-Dee (P)2019 Bonnier Books Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Flashman and the Mountain of Light

1 rating

Summary

Books four through six in George MacDonald Fraser's uproarious best-selling Flashman series, now available in one audiobook for the first time. Flashman and the Mountain of Light: 1845-1846. Given the choice between defending Britannia's frontier against the mighty Sikh army and pleasuring a ravishing maharani in the Court of the Punjab, Flashman knew where he'd rather be. Of course, that was before he found out about the torture chambers or the malevolent influence of the Mountain of Light.... Flash for Freedom!: 1848-1849. Flashman seems destined for the House of Commons until his political ambitions are scuppered by a crooked game of pontoon with Disraeli (with someone else doing the cheating for a change!). Forced to flee London, he boards a vessel bound for the United States - via the African slave coast. Before the odyssey ends, Flashy will encounter an assortment of interesting Yanks, including a New Orleans madam and a young Mr Lincoln.... Flash and the Redskins: 1849-50/1875-76. With charges of slave stealing, slave trading, false pretenses and murder hanging over him, Flashman is desperate to leave New Orleans. So desperate that when a besotted brothel keeper invites him to lead a wagon train of whores bound for the California goldfields, he jumps at the chance.

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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The Slaughter Man

1 rating

Summary

On New Year’s Day, a wealthy family is found slaughtered inside their exclusive gated community in north London, their youngest child stolen away. The murder weapon is a gun for stunning cattle, leading Detective Max Wolfe to a dusty corner of Scotland Yard’s Black Museum devoted to a killer who thirty years ago was known as the Slaughter Man. But the Slaughter Man is now old and dying. Can he really be back in the game?

©2015 Tony Parsons (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Tony Parsons
Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Trial and Retribution

Summary

It is every mother's nightmare. Her child is missing, found murdered. Her lover is the prime suspect.  It is every police officer's dread. A child murder. A circumstantial case.  It is every solicitor's dream. Twelve men and women will decide the verdict. But only you can decide if justice is done for the victim.

©1997 Lynda La Plante (P)2020 Bonnier Books Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Diamond Geezers: The Inside Story of the Crime of the Millennium

Summary

For the first time since that extraordinary day, investigative journalist Kris Hollington lays bare the bones of the case, using exclusive, in-depth interviews with the Diamond Geezers, the police, Dome workers, and De Beers employees to get to the heart of the heist. Discover who was crazy enough to want to buy the hottest diamonds in the world, as well as the shocking secrets of the planet's most precious diamond collection. From the crime's conception and execution to the notorious trial and appeal, it's a gripping account of a remarkable true crime.

©2004 Kris Hollington (P)2011 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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The Babylon Idol

1 rating

Summary

When a sniper leaves Ben Hope's friend fighting for his life, the former SAS major declares war on the men responsible. But what begins as a straightforward revenge mission gets complicated when a mysterious letter reveals Ben to be the real target.  And his isn't the only name on a crazed killer's list.  Professor Anna Manzini has no idea she's in grave danger from a man she'd thought dead. She's on the cusp of a major discovery: the location of the lost Babylon idol, a golden statue of immeasurable value.  But when word of Anna's work reaches her enemies, it sets off a cat-and-mouse chase that will lead Ben and Anna halfway across Europe and into the heart of war-torn Syria.  To reach the precious idol first, Ben must keep one step ahead of a powerful maniac. If he fails, it won't be just Ben's and Anna's lives in danger but the world.  Ben Hope is one of the most celebrated action-adventure heroes in British fiction, and Scott Mariani is the author of numerous best sellers. Join the ever-growing legion of fans who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins.... 

©2017 Scott Mariani (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
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Thin Air

19 ratings

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Richard Morgan has always been one of our most successful SF authors, with his fast-moving and brutal storylines, blistering plots and a powerful social conscience behind his work. And now he's back, with his first SF novel for eight years...and it promises to be a publication to remember. An ex-corporate enforcer, Hakan Veil, is forced to bodyguard Madison Madekwe, part of a colonial audit team investigating a disappeared lottery winner on Mars. But when Madekwe is abducted and Hakan nearly killed, the investigation takes him farther and deeper than he had ever expected. And soon Hakan discovers the heavy price he may have to pay to learn the truth.

©2018 Richard Morgan (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 18 hrs and 8 mins
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Fallen Angels

Summary

When Bergen PI Varg Veum finds himself at the funeral of a former classmate on a sleet-grey December afternoon, he’s unexpectedly reunited with his old friend Jakob – the once-famous lead singer of 1960s rock band The Harpers – and his estranged wife, Rebecca, Veum’s first love. Their rekindled friendship come to an abrupt end with a horrific murder, and Veum is forced to dig deep into his own adolescence and his darkest memories, to find a motive...and a killer.  Tense, vivid and deeply unsettling, Fallen Angels is the spellbinding, award-winning thriller that secured Gunnar Staalesen’s reputation as one of the world’s foremost crime writers.

©2020 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
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Blood Relations

Summary

In the early hours of 7th August 1985, five members of the Bamber family were shot dead with a .22-calibre Anschutz rifle.  Sheila Caffell, who was known to have struggled with mental illness, was at first thought to have murdered her twin sons and adoptive parents and then to have turned the gun on herself. Forensic evidence, however, told a different story and raised such questions as how Sheila could have received two shots in an act of suicide. A year later it was Jeremy Bamber, the only survivor, who was convicted of the callous murders of his entire family. He is currently serving a life sentence but continues to protest his innocence.  In this the first full account of the case, Roger Wilkes bases his story around specially commissioned forensic research, personal interviews with Jeremy Bamber and previously undisclosed accounts and witness statements. Extraordinary and shocking, it is a story that would defy the imagination of fiction writers.

©2020 Roger Wilkes (P)2020 Hachette Audio UK

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Roger Wilkes
Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
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The Court of Broken Knives

6 ratings

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In this dark and gripping debut fantasy that Miles Cameron called "gritty and glorious!" the exiled son of the king must fight to reclaim his throne no matter the cost. It is the richest empire the world has ever known, and it is also doomed. Governed by an imposturous emperor, decadence has blinded its inhabitants to their vulnerability. The Yellow Empire is on the verge of invasion - and only one man can see it. Haunted by prophetic dreams, Orhan has hired a company of soldiers to cross the desert to reach the capital city. Once they enter the palace, they have one mission: kill the emperor, then all those who remain. Only from the ashes can a new empire be built. The company is a group of good, ordinary soldiers for whom this is a mission like any other. But the strange boy Marith who walks among them is no ordinary soldier. Young, ambitious, and impossibly charming, something dark hides in Marith's past - and in his blood. Dark and brilliant, dive into this new fantasy series for listeners looking for epic battle scenes, gritty heroes, and blood-soaked revenge.

©2017 Anna Smith Spark (P)2017 Hachette Audio

Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
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The Murder Bag

5 ratings

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Twenty years ago seven students became friends at their exclusive private school, Potter's Field. Now they have started dying in the most violent way imaginable. Detective Max Wolfe follows the bloody trail from the backstreets and bright lights of the city, to the darkest corners of the corridors of power. As the bodies pile up, Max finds he is fighting not only for justice, but for his own life.... The gripping first novel in an explosive new crime series by Tony Parsons, bestselling author of Man and Boy. If you like crime-novels by Ian Rankin and Peter James, you will love this.

©2014 Tony Parsons (P)2014 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Tony Parsons
Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
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The Lost Relic

2 ratings

Summary

From the number-one best-selling author. Whilst visiting a former SAS comrade in Italy, a distracted Ben nearly runs over a young boy - and unwittingly walks into his deadliest mission yet. Ben's involvement with the boy's family runs deeper as he witnesses their brutal murder at a gallery robbery. A seemingly worthless Goya sketch was the principal target in the bloodbath heist. Now it's up to Ben to find out the truth behind the elusive painting. Wrongly accused of murder and forced to go on the run, he must get to the heart of the conspiracy while he still has the chance....

©2015 Scott Mariani (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
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The Devil's Kingdom

Summary

Has Ben Hope finally met his match? The master best seller returns with the explosive follow-up to Star of Africa. The second in a two-part series. Held hostage by a despicable tyrant in the heart of Africa - within the lawless and unforgiving Congo - it's not looking good for Ben Hope. Even worse, someone very important to him has fallen into the enemy's hands, and they're using this against Ben as part of a depraved plan to bend him to their will.

©2016 Scott Mariani (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
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Valley of Death

Summary

This time it’s personal....  People going missing in the remote wilds of India is not unusual. But when the son of a wealthy Delhi businessman is kidnapped just weeks after his brother fell victim to an alleged bandit attack in the mountains of Haryana, it raises eyebrows. With the local police doing close to nothing, there’s only one man for the job: ex-SAS major Ben Hope. But for Ben, this is no ordinary rescue case. Because this plea for help is coming from a special person from his past who now has nobody else to turn to. Ben’s mission will take him into the heart of the arid Indian wilderness, pitting him against ruthless gangs and desperate men. But Ben is determined to save the day. Whatever it takes. The master best seller returns, with the most hotly anticipated thriller of 2019. 

©2019 Scott Mariani (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
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The Shadow Project: Ben Hope, Book 5

2 ratings

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From the number-one best-selling author.  Only one man can foil a plot set to change the course of history....  Ex-SAS soldier Ben Hope is enjoying life at Le Val, the facility in Northern France where he trains others in the dangerous art of hostage rescue, until a chance incident forces him to take on the role of bodyguard to the Swiss billionaire Maximilian Steiner. The victim of a recent abduction attempt, Steiner believes that a neo-Nazi terror group are bent on seizing a prized document from his personal collection - one that could support claims that the Holocaust never happened.  But what initially seemed like a straightforward VIP protection job is turned upside down by the appearance of a mystery woman from Ben's past. Could he be right about her, or is he losing his edge?  On a quest across Europe, Ben finds himself embroiled in a deadly kidnap intrigue and a sinister project that has lain dormant since 1944. The stakes are global - and this time Ben is also fighting to protect the people closest to him.... 

©2015 Scott Mariani (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
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Trial and Retribution V

Summary

A derelict house is being demolished when workmen discover the remains of a young girl. Detective Superintendent Michael Walker is far from happy at being assigned the 17-year-old murder case. When more skeletons are discovered, however, Walker suddenly finds himself in charge of one of the biggest investigations in years.  But when a secret has been buried for 17 years, the path to justice is more tortuous than ever. Can Walker and his team dig up the truth behind one family and their shadowy past? Or is the truth buried too deep?

©2002 Lynda La Plante (P)2020 Bonnier Books Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
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Scourge of Wolves

1 rating

Summary

Winter, 1361: Edward III has finally agreed a treaty with the captive French King, John II. In return for his freedom, John has ceded vast tracts of territory to the English. But the mercenary bands and belligerent lords will not give up their hard-won spoils to honour a defeated king's promises. As he battles to enforce Edward's claim, Thomas Blackstone, once again, will face the might of the French army on the field. But this time there will be no English army at his back.

©2017 David Gilman (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: David Gilman
Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
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A Darker Shade of Blue

Summary

From the killing fields of the East Midlands to the mean streets of London, from the jazz clubs and clip joints of Soho to the barren fenlands of East Anglia, this is a world of broken families and run-down estates, revenge killings and prostitution, drugs, guns and corruption; a world of overstretched police forces and underpaid detectives, men and women who strive nonetheless for a kind of justice; a world in which everything, even friendship, has a price. Featuring familiar characters including Frank Elder and Detective Inspector Charlie Resnick, John Harvey's stories perfectly encapsulate life in the badlands of modern Britain.

©2010 John Harvey (P)2011 W F Howes Ltd

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Cold Hearts

Summary

On a frosty January day in Bergen, private detective Varg Veum is visited by a prostitute. Her friend Margrethe has disappeared and hasn't been seen for days. Before her disappearance, something had unsettled her: she'd turned away a customer and returned to the neighbourhood in terror. Shortly after taking the case, Veum is confronted with a brutal, uneasy reality. He soon finds the first body - and it won't be the last either. His investigation leads him into a dark subculture where corrupted idealism has had deadly consequences.

©2013 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
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The Consorts of Death

Summary

It is September 1995, and Veum is in his office when a telephone call takes him back 25 years, to a case where a small boy was separated from his mother under tragic circumstances. In the following decades, the same boy had surfaced in connection with several murder cases. Now, as an adult, he is determined to take revenge on those responsible for destroying his life - among them the former child protection officer who is now Detective Veum.

©2014 Gunnar Staalesen (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
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Trial and Retribution IV

Summary

Eight years ago, James McCready was convicted of killing his partner, Gary Meadows. But McCready has always claimed that the stabbing was a tragic accident and, when fresh evidence comes to light, he wins his appeal for a retrial.  Detective Inspector Pat North is assigned to the reinvestigation. But when North discovers that her partner, Detective Superintendent Mike Walker, led the original police inquiry, their fledgling relationship is put to the test - particularly when she starts to suspect that he is covering something up.  Could Walker have tampered with evidence to frame an innocent man? And if so, who is the real killer?

©2000 Lynda La Plante (P)2020 Bonnier Books Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
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Trial and Retribution VI

Summary

When a woman is snatched from a wood, Inspector Superintendent Pat North seizes control of her first major enquiry - one that appears to be over before it begins, when a local sex offender quickly confesses.  With no body and inconsistent statements, North and her team are not convinced. They investigate a strange family of musical geniuses - each with their own motive.  But if the man who confessed isn't the perpetrator - who is? And how far will they go to evade capture?

©1997 Lynda La Plante (P)2020 Bonnier Books Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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Crowner's Crusade

Summary

1192: Returning from the Holy Land at the end of the Third Crusade, Sir John de Wolfe, finds England simmering with rebellion and the body of the king’s courier washed up on the shores of the River Exe. Tasked by the Chief Justiciar to discover why the man died and who killed him, Sir John is drawn unwillingly into affairs of state. His new career as a king's coroner is about to begin.…

©2012 Bernard Knight (P)2012 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
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The Great Wheel

1 rating

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Locus Winner for Best First Novel. In a wretched third world of the future, a young priest from England pursues the mystery of a disease. Although Father John has lost his faith, he does his best to administer prayers and medicine to the people of a Borderer town in what long ago was Northern Africa. He wonders why so many in the Endless City are dying of bludrut - myeloid leukemia - and begins to suspect that the reason is the koiyl leaf, which the people chew as an opiate. Investigating, John encounters poverty and politics. He travels to a far valley of radioactive death, his guide a witch-woman. And as he questions a Europe grown too perfect and falls in love with a Borderer, he is visited, constantly, disturbingly, by childhood memories of harvest fairs at Hemhill and a wonderful older brother.

©2012 Ian R. MacLeod (P)2012 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
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Trial and Retribution III

Summary

Fifteen-year-old Cassie Booth goes missing on her paper round. Then her bloodstained jacket is found in a boathouse belonging to Karl Wilding - but there's little evidence against him. A routine visit by Detective Inspector Pat North to appease persistent complainer Stephen Warrington spirals into something far more sinister. As his behaviour becomes increasingly obsessive, North is caught in a frightening web of deceit and lies that fuels her suspicion that Warrington has been involved in a far more horrific crime. Only one of the men is guilty of murder. Can the jury unravel the complex web of lies and find justice for Cassie?

©2020 Lynda La Plante (P)2020 Bonnier Books UK

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
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The Hanging Club

2 ratings

Summary

A band of vigilante executioners roam London's hot summer nights, abducting evil men and hanging them. Sentenced to death is the gang member who abused vulnerable girls, the wealthy drunk driver who mowed down a child and the hate preacher calling for the murder of British troops. As the bodies pile up and riots explode all over the sweltering city, DC Max Wolfe embarks on his most dangerous investigation yet: hunting a gang of killers whom many believe to be heroes....

©2016 Ian Fleming Publications Limited (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: Tony Parsons
Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
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Flashman and the Tiger

2 ratings

Summary

Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown's schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents - horsemanship, facility with foreign languages, and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all. Flash Harry is back! The first new Flashman novel since Flashman and the Angel of the Lord, this is the long-awaited new installment of the Flashman Papers. When Sir Harry Flashman, V. C., the celebrated Victorian soldier, scoundrel, amorist, and self-confessed poltroon's memoirs first came to light 30 years ago, the world was finally illuminated about what became of the celebrated cowardly bully from Tom Brown's schooldays. Now, in addition to the other famous adventures of Flash Harry contained in the Flashman Papers, come three new episodes in the career of this eminent if disreputable adventurer. The title piece touches on two of the most spectacular military actions of the century and sees Flashman pitted against one of the greatest villains of the day and observing, with his usual jaundiced eye, two of its most famous heroes. As always with George MacDonald Fraser, Flashman's adventures are related with verve, dash, and meticulous historical detail.

©2015 George MacDonald Fraser (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
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Trial and Retribution II

Summary

Identical and brutal assaults on three women. One woman survives to give a detailed description of her attacker.  The police arrest a suspect, Damon Morton, confident he is their man. But three of his employees admit to the crimes, and Morton's wife and girlfriend provide him with an alibi. They all declare Damon Morton innocent. The police know he did it. But if people lie under oath in a court of law ­- who can the jury believe?

©2020 Lynda La Plante (P)2020 Bonnier Books UK

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
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