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    • Adam's Empire

    • By: Evan Green
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 34 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    He thought he had everything until tragedy struck... Adam Ross, orphaned at nine, cherished a dream - that one day he would have land of his own. The opal fields of Coober Pedy offered his first glimpse of riches - and Nellie, a dusky beauty, provided his first taste of love... From the western plains of New South Wales to the balmy waters of Sydney Harbour, from the grinding heat of a West Australian cattle station to the eerie desert shores of Lake Eyre, Adam was driven by his ambition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing Story

    • By Bkr on 25-02-2018

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • Clancy's Crossing

    • By: Evan Green
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 19 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    They say no one from the convict settlement of Sydney Town crossed the steep ranges of the Blue Mountains until 1813. But the quick-witted convict Clancy Fitzgerald did it in 1798, dragging with him the proud - but reluctant - Eliza Philips. Faced with constant danger and wrenching isolation, Clancy and Eliza found themselves pale-skinned strangers in a land of ancient traditions and spiritual beliefs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great story based around early Sydney life

    • By Dan on 29-08-2017

    Non-member price: $40.97

    • Kalinda

    • By: Evan Green
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 47 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Set against a backdrop of some of Australia's most stunning scenery, Kalinda explores the lengths people will go to for love and what it really means to be a family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • kangaroo tales

    • By Graeme on 17-11-2017

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • Beneath the Southern Cross

    • By: Judy Nunn
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 20 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    In 1788, Thomas Kendall, a naïve 19-year-old sentenced to transportation for burglary, finds himself bound for Sydney Town and a new life in the wild and lawless land beneath the Southern Cross. Thomas fathers a dynasty that will last more than 200 years. His descendants play their part in the forging of a nation, but greed and prejudice see an irreparable rift in the family which will echo through the generations. It is only at the dawn of the new millennium - as an old journal lays bare a terrible secret - that the family can finally reclaim its honour.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Anonymous User on 14-04-2019

    Non-member price: $42.54

    • Zambezi

    • By: Tony Park
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    When a young American research assistant is killed by a man-eating lion, three people are devastated. Jed Banks, an American Special Forces soldier serving in Afghanistan; Professor Christine Wallis, a wildlife researcher in South Africa; and Hassan bin Zayid, a hotel magnate in Zambia. The victim, Miranda Banks-Lewis, was their daughter, protegee and lover respectively. Desperate to find out what happened to Miranda, Jed and Christine with the help of a determined Australian journalist.

    Non-member price: $45.66

    • African Sky

    • By: Tony Park
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    When Felicity Langham, a high-profile WAAF from the air base, is found raped and murdered, Pip and Bryant's paths cross. Pip unearths a link between the Squadron Leader, the controversial heiress Catherine De Beers and the dead woman. What Pip thinks is a singular crime of passion soon escalates into a crisis that could change the course of the war.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • School boy adventure

    • By Bill on 22-11-2018

    Non-member price: $46.09

    • Floodtide

    • By: Judy Nunn
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 22 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Each of the four who travel this journey has a story to tell. An environmentalist fights to save the primitive and beautiful Pilbara coast from the careless ravaging of mining conglomerates; a Vietnam War veteran rises above crippling injuries to discover a talent that gains him an international reputation; and an ambitious geologist joins forces with a hard-core businessman to lead the way in the growth of Perth from a sleepy town to a glittering citadel.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • More research please

    • By Gary Dixon on 01-06-2018

    Non-member price: $40.97

    • Alice to Nowhere

    • By: Evan Green
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Once a fortnight, Fred Crawford drives his battered truck on the toughest mail run in the world - across sand dunes, salt pans and the fearsome Stony Desert. For the men and women of the remote cattle stations on the way, Fred's visit is a welcome diversion, especially when he brings a new nursing sister for the tiny mission hospital at Birdsville. But trouble also arrives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent listening

    • By Anonymous User on 07-02-2019

    Non-member price: $26.76

    • Beneath the Southern Cross

    • By: Judy Nunn
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 20 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    In 1788, Thomas Kendall, a naive nineteen-year-old sentenced to transportation for burglary, finds himself bound for Sydney Town in the penal colony of New South Wales. Discarding allegiance to the country that has disowned him, Thomas, an honest man at heart, seizes a second chance and begins a new life in the wild and lawless land beneath the Southern Cross. Thomas Kendall fathers a dynasty that will last beyond 200 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Kerrie on 21-11-2015

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • Tiger Men

    • By: Judy Nunn
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 23 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Van Diemen's Land was an island of stark contrasts; a harsh penal colony, an English idyll for its landed gentry, and an island so rich in natural resources it was a profiteer's paradise. Its capital Hobart Town had its contrasts too; the wealthy elite in their sandstone mansions, the exploited poor in the notorious slum known as Wapping, and the criminals and villains who haunted the dockside taverns and brothels of Sullivan's Cove.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can never fault a Judy Nunn Book!

    • By Mark on 02-06-2018

    Non-member price: $46.09

    • Far Horizon

    • By: Tony Park
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Former Australian Army officer Mike Williams is trying to forget a troubled past - with a carefree existence as an overland tour guide in Africa. But then one day on the road, he receives word that the South African Police have some news for him. A bloody and tragic run-in with ivory hunters in Mozambique the year before had left Mike's world in shreds. But now the authorities are on the poachers' trail and they need his help to catch them.

    Tenacious English journalist Sarah Thatcher is along for the ride, and insists on becoming involved.

    Non-member price: $46.09

    • Safari

    • By: Tony Park
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    An increasingly volatile Zimbabwe and the jungle-clad mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo is where a dangerously charged game of cat and mouse plays out in Africa’s wildlife wars. Canadian researcher Michelle Parker cannot resist the opportunity to make contact with the famed mountain gorillas, but she is wary of the man giving her this chance – professional big-game hunter, Fletcher Reynolds.

    Non-member price: $49.17

    • Autumn Castle

    • By: Kim Wilkins
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Berlin in autumn: Christine Starlight lives in an artists' colony with her lover Jude, whose patience and beauty have eased her battle with chronic pain. But Christine begins to be haunted by childhood recollections of a little girl's disappearance and the flapping of a blackbird's wings. Then her world is rocked by the return of a childhood friend... Mayfridh rules over a land where a wolf is the queen's counsellor, fate turns on the fall of an autumn leaf and mortals feel no pain.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • You have to stick with it

    • By Adrian on 13-02-2014

    Non-member price: $24.34

    • The Fortress

    • By: S A Jones
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Jonathon Bridge has the corner office, the tailored suits and the impeccable pedigree. He has a fascinating wife, a child on the way and a string of nubile lovers on the side. He's a man who's going places. His world is our world: the same chaos and sprawl, haves and have-nots, men and women, skyscrapers and billboards. But it also exists alongside a vast, self-sustaining city-state called The Fortress where the indigenous inhabitants - the Vaik - continue to live much as they have always done.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A really good book

    • By Anonymous User on 28-10-2018

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • The Shell House

    • By: Linda Newbery
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Greg stumbles across the beautiful ruins of Graveney Hall, he becomes intrigued by the story behind its destruction. He and his friend Faith are drawn into a quest to discover the fate of Graveney's last heir - Edmund, a young soldier who disappeared under mysterious circumstances during the First World War. But Greg soon finds that his investigations have a disturbing effect.

    Non-member price: $24.34

    • The Architect

    • By: John Scott
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two architects: Andrew Martin, a fêted young Australian whose success has come early, and Johannes Von Ruhland, an aging genius who draws with the hand of God but whose work has never been realised. When Martin finally meets the mythic Von Ruhland on a trip to Berlin, it is a dream fulfilled, but once that dream is brought back to Australia it jeopardises his marriage and divides his friends.

    Non-member price: $25.35