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    • Be Careful What You Wish For

    • Clifton Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife, Emma, rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son, Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend Bruno?

    When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But Don Pedro Martinez intends to install his puppet, the egregious Major Alex Fisher, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm just as the company plans to build its new luxury liner, the MV Buckingham.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Eddie on 02-11-2016

    Non-member price: $34.34

    • The American Boy

    • By: Andrew Taylor
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    England, 1819. Two enigmatic Americans arrive in London and soon after, a bank collapses. A man is found dead on a building site; another goes missing in the teeming stews of Seven Dials. A deathbed vigil ends in an act of theft and a beautiful heiress flirts with her inferiors. A strange destiny links each of these events to the American boy Edgar Allen Poe, brought to England by his foster father and sent to the leafy village of Stoke Newington to be educated.

    Non-member price: $32.95

    • No Night Is Too Long

    • By: Barbara Vine
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Shelley Thomson, Samuel West
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Tim Cornish thought he'd gotten away with murder. For months after he'd killed his lover off the Alaskan coast, there hadn't been a word. But then the letters started to arrive. It seems that someone knows what Tim has done.... This compelling thriller delivers such a dark picture of romantic love that murder seems its natural mate. Frightening, suspenseful, and deeply unsettling, No Night Is Too Long is a modern crime masterpiece and will be enjoyed by readers of P. D. James and Ian Rankin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful narration of a beautifully written story

    • By oceanjasper on 26-11-2016

    Non-member price: $28.46

    • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Dramatised)

    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale, Anna Chancellor, Alex Jennings, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Smiley, wrestling with retirement and disillusionment, is summoned to a secret meeting with a member of the Cabinet Office. Evidence has emerged that the Circus has been infiltrated at the highest level by a Russian agent. 'Find the mole, George. Clean the stables. Do whatever is necessary.' Reluctantly Smiley agrees, and so embarks on a dark journey into his past a past filled with love, duplicity and betrayal.

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • Simple Genius

    • Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, Book 3
    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Sean King and Michelle Maxwell both bear the scars of their previous case. Michelle's in a psychiatric hospital after making a suicide attempt while Sean, down on his luck and desperately worried about his friend, accepts a PI job at Babbage Town: a hugely secret establishment where, it seems, corpses turn up more quickly than new codes can be encrypted by the genius mathematicians who are employed in the place.

    Non-member price: $18.57

    • The Camel Club

    • Camel Club, Book 1
    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    The man known as Oliver Stone has no official past. He spends most days camped opposite the White House, hoping to expose corruption wherever he finds it. But the stakes are raised when he and his friends, a group of conspiracy theorist misfits known as The Camel Club, accidentally witness the murder of an intelligence analyst, which the authorities seem happy to discuss as a suicide.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • WTF

    • By Simon on 07-02-2018

    Non-member price: $16.38

    • Smiley's People (Dramatised)

    • By: John le Carré
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale, Anna Chancellor, Lindsay Duncan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1

    When a Russian émigré is found murdered on Hampstead Heath, Smiley is called out of retirement to exorcise some Cold War ghosts from his clandestine past. What follows is Smiley the human being at his most vulnerable and Smiley the case officer at his most brilliant; and it takes to a thrilling conclusion his career-long, serpentine battle with the enigmatic and ruthless Russian spymaster Karla.

    Non-member price: $18.74

    • The Whole Truth: Shaw, Book 1

    • By: David Baldacci
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    With the world relatively stable, Nicolas Creel, a super-rich and super-powerful arms dealer, is losing money fast. And if a war won't start naturally, he is more than willing to help move things along.

    Non-member price: $18.57

    • Midnight over Sanctaphrax

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 6
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
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    Far over the Edge, the Mother Storm is brewing: a storm more terrifying than any seen in the lifetime of any Edgelander. Sweeping in from the open sky, it must strike the source of the Edgewater River to bring new energy to the land. But in its way is Sanctaphrax: a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain.

    Non-member price: $20.96

    • Magnolia Blossom (Dramatised)

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox, Alex Jennings, Julian Rhind-Tutt, and others
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Theo is determined to seek happiness with her husband's business rival, Vincent. Having fled London for Paris, however, she soon learns of Richard's financial collapse - and discovers that rather more than just his job is at stake.

    Non-member price: $8.99

    • The American Boy

    • By: Andrew Taylor
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
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    England 1819: Thomas Shield, a new master at a school just outside London, is tutor to a young American boy and the boy's sensitive best friend, Charles Frant. Drawn to Frant's beautiful, unhappy mother, Thomas becomes caught up in her family's twisted intrigues.

    Non-member price: $13.26

    • Theft of the Master

    • By: Edwin Alexander
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the story of an ancient religious icon pilfered at the end of WWII and its consequences for a family and a nation. Theft of the Master aims to appeal to the listener seeking more from a novel than a good listen. It weaves an intricate web, speckled with an assortment of finely described characters spanning different historical periods and continents. Theft of the Master has all the ingredients of a top-class thriller.

    Non-member price: $15.19