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    • Thornwood House

    • By: Anna Romer
    • Narrated by: Eloise Oxer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
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      4 out of 5 stars 31

    When you're all that stands between the murderous past and the fate of those you love, how far would you go to save them? When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start. In a dusty back room of the old house, she discovers the crumbling photo of a handsome World War II medic - Samuel Riordan, the homestead's former occupant - and soon finds herself becoming obsessed with him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story, one I could listen to again

    • By Sarah on 08-10-2014

    Non-member price: $40.97

    • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 71 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,601
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,527
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,509

    Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can't believe I've never read this before!

    • By Yogi on 05-09-2017

    Non-member price: $124.90

    • Under Currents

    • By: Nora Roberts
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    From the outside, the house in Lakeview Terrace looks perfect, and the Bigelows seem like the perfect family: the respected surgeon father, the glamorous, devoted mother and two beautiful children. A perfect family, in a perfect house, living their perfect lives. But perfect surfaces can hide dark undercurrents, and behind closed doors lies a very different story. Teenager Zane and his younger sister, Britt, are terrorised by their violent father and dysfunctional mother. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Anonymous User on 14-07-2019

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • The Good Daughter

    • By: Karin Slaughter
    • Narrated by: Susie James
    • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,387
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,262

    Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy smalltown family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defense attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Twenty-eight years later, and Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself. But when violence comes to Pikeville again - and a shocking tragedy leaves the whole town traumatized - Charlie is plunged into a nightmare.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW..... Just WOW

    • By Anonymous User on 16-11-2018

    Non-member price: $27.00

    • The Silent Patient

    • By: Alex Michaelides
    • Narrated by: Louise Brealey, Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 429
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 396

    The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman's act of violence against her husband - and of the man obsessed with uncovering her motive.... Famous artist Alicia Berenson shoots her husband in the head five times and then never speaks again. Five years later, forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber must find a way to get Alicia to talk if he wants to treat her. Only then can he unravel the shocking events of that tragic night five years before....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommend

    • By Jo howard on 31-03-2019

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Where the Crawdads Sing

    • By: Delia Owens
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387

    For years, rumors of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning book.

    • By Anonymous User on 21-07-2019

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • The Other Wife

    • By: Michael Robotham
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119

     

    Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for 60 years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe is summoned to the hospital with news that his father has been brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth waiting for

    • By alison carrington on 17-06-2018

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • The Ruin

    • By: Dervla McTiernan
    • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,631
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,516
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519

    Galway 1993: Young Garda Cormac Reilly is called to a scene he will never forget. Two silent, neglected children - 15-year-old Maude and five-year-old Jack - are waiting for him at a crumbling country house. Upstairs, their mother lies dead. Twenty years later, a body surfaces in the icy black waters of the River Corrib. At first it looks like an open-and-shut case, but then doubt is cast on the investigation's findings - and the integrity of the police. Cormac is thrown back into the cold case that has haunted him his entire career - what links the two deaths, two decades apart?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous!

    • By Anonymous User on 16-03-2018

    Non-member price: $19.30

    • Knife

    • Harry Hole, Book 12
    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    A man like Harry had better watch his back...Following the dramatic conclusion of number one best seller The Thirst, Knife sees Harry Hole waking up with a ferocious hangover, his hands and clothes covered in blood. Not only is Harry about to come face to face with an old, deadly foe, but with his darkest personal challenge yet. 

    Non-member price: $48.62

    • One Good Deed

    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In 1949, Aloysius Archer arrives in the dusty Southern town of Poca City. He has nothing but a handful of dollars, the clothes he’s wearing and an appointment with his new parole officer. After his wartime experiences in Italy and a prison sentence for a crime he didn’t commit, Archer is looking for a fresh start and a peaceful life. On his first night of freedom, Archer meets local business tycoon Hank Pittleman, who promises Archer handsome compensation to work as his debt collector. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Twisty trip set in post war America

    • By Shalleycat on 20-07-2019

    Non-member price: $25.82

    • The Scholar

    • Cormac Reilly, Book 2
    • By: Dervla McTiernan
    • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471

     

    When Dr. Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit-and-run outside Galway University late one evening, she calls her partner, Detective Cormac Reilly, bringing him first to the scene of a murder that would otherwise never have been assigned to him. A security card in the dead woman's pocket identifies her as Carline Darcy, a gifted student and heir apparent to Irish pharmaceutical giant Darcy Therapeutics. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A brilliant story of brilliant policing told bri..

    • By Brendan O'Connell on 21-03-2019

    Non-member price: $27.00

    • The Boy in the Photo

    • By: Nicole Trope
    • Narrated by: Melle Stewart
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Megan waits at the school gates for her six-year-old son, Daniel. As the playground empties, panic bubbles inside her. Daniel is nowhere to be found. According to his teacher, Daniel’s father picked up his son. Except he and Megan are no longer together. After years of being controlled by her cruel husband, Megan finally found the courage to divorce him. Hands trembling, she dials his number, but the line is dead. Six years later, Megan gets the call she has dreamt about for years. Daniel has walked into a police station in a remote town just a few miles away....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story.

    • By Helen on 18-07-2019

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Child's Play

    • Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller, Book 11
    • By: Angela Marsons
    • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    Late one summer evening, Detective Kim Stone arrives at Haden Hill Park to the scene of a horrific crime: a woman in her 60s tied to a swing with barbed wire and an X carved into the back of her neck. The victim, Belinda Evans, was a retired college professor of child psychology. As Kim and her team search her home, they find an overnight bag packed and begin to unravel a complex relationship between Belinda and her sister Veronica. 

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • The Nowhere Child

    • By: Christian White
    • Narrated by: Stef Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 319
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321

    On her lunch break in Melbourne, Kim Leamy is approached by a stranger investigating the disappearance of a little girl from her Kentucky home 28 years earlier. He believes Kim is that girl. At first she brushes it off but soon finds herself questioning her family history and begins to unravel an unexpectedly dark past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome story

    • By Anonymous User on 28-08-2018

    Non-member price: $25.82

    • The Lost Man

    • By: Jane Harper
    • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 681
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 645
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644

    Three brothers, one death, a fenceline stretching to the horizon. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland. They are at the stockman's grave, a landmark so old, no one can remember who is buried there. But today, the scant shadow it casts was the last hope for their middle brother, Cameron. The Bright family's quiet existence is thrown into grief and anguish. Something had been troubling Cam. Did he lose hope and walk to his death? Because if he didn't, the isolation of the outback leaves few suspects.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best one yet

    • By fiona on 02-11-2018

    Non-member price: $25.82

    • Pieces of Her

    • By: Karin Slaughter
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    Andrea Oliver's mother, Laura, is the perfect small-town mum. Laura lives a quiet but happy life in sleepy beachside Belle Isle. She"s a pillar of the community: a speech therapist, business owner, and everybody's friend. And she's never kept a secret from anyone. Or so Andrea thinks. When Andrea is caught in a random violent attack at a shopping mall, Laura intervenes and acts in a way that is unrecognizable to her daughter. It"s like Laura is a completely different person - and that's because she was. Thirty years ago. Before Andrea. Before Belle Isle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sickeningly gripping from the very start

    • By Kathy on 18-01-2019

    Non-member price: $31.78

    • The Dry

    • By: Jane Harper
    • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,759
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,635
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,641

    A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice played out against the blistering extremes of life on the land. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, a farmer turns his gun on his family and then himself. As questions mount and suspicion casts a long shadow over the parched town, specialist investigator Aaron Falk is forced to confront the community that rejected him 20 years earlier.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really good book.

    • By Lisa on 29-11-2016

    Non-member price: $32.62

    • Don't Ever Tell

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Georgia Maguire, Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Never make a promise you can’t afford to keep.... This is a story about Charlotte - a mother and a wife with the perfect job, the perfect life...at least, that’s how it looks from the outside. But behind closed doors, the marriage is breaking, and Charlotte’s husband, Tris, doesn’t even know how much. He has no idea what Charlotte has planned for him, who she has found, why she has hired someone to pretend to be her. But he doesn’t have long to wait to find out.... 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not enjoyable

    • By Cheryl NT on 18-07-2019

    Non-member price: $42.54

    • The Last Widow

    • Will Trent, Book 9
    • By: Karin Slaughter
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    It begins with an abduction. The routine of a family shopping trip is shattered when Michelle Spivey is snatched as she leaves the mall with her young daughter. The police search for her, her partner pleads for her release, but it's as if she disappeared into thin air. A month later, on a sleepy Sunday afternoon, medical examiner Sara Linton is at lunch with her boyfriend Will Trent, an agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. But the serenity of the summer's day is broken by the wail of sirens.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narration

    • By Katherine McKinnon on 28-06-2019

    Non-member price: $16.54

    • Scrublands

    • By: Chris Hammer
    • Narrated by: Dorje Swallow
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 618
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586

    In Riversend, an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest steps out of his church and calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself. A year later, troubled journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on the anniversary of the tragedy. But the stories he hears from the locals about the priest and incidents leading up to the shooting don't fit with the accepted version of events his own newspaper reported in an award-winning investigation. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A POWERFUL BOOK

    • By Hawthorn🦋Cottage on 20-08-2018

    Non-member price: $33.43

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