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    • The Red Coast

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hosking
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies. After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia. But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself apart. Rifts run deep as friends, families and lovers are faced with a battle that could change their lives irrevocably.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FANTASTIC!!

    • By Bruce Warrington on 26-06-2019

    Non-member price: $39.95

    • The Silent Country

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    The Silent Country is a vast and beautiful wilderness, a place which holds secrets and stories that are rarely spoken. TV producer Veronica Anderson travels to the Northern Territory to retrace the journey of an expedition that had set out 50 years earlier to film the outback, but which mysteriously ended in tragedy. Of the group, led by the eccentric Maxim Topov, few are still alive and they are reluctant to talk about the intriguing events.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Tale of the Australian Outback

    • By Michael on 09-02-2014

    Non-member price: $48.71

    • Kimberley Sun

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    This is the sequel to Di Morrissey's international best-seller, Tears of the Moon, set in the remote town of Broome, the desert and the Kimberley coast - Australia's last frontier and a land of ancient beauty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a moving story

    • By Bruce Warrington on 06-05-2019

    Non-member price: $40.97

    • Tears of the Moon

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Broome, Australia, 1893. It's the wild and passionate heyday of the pearling industry, and when young English bride Olivia Hennessy meets the dashing pearling master, Captain Tyndall, their lives are destined to be linked by the mysterious power of the pearl. Sydney, Australia, 1995. Lily Barton embarks on a search for her family roots which leads her to Broome. But her quest for identity reveals more than she could have ever imagined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent read

    • By Anonymous User on 26-04-2018

    Non-member price: $32.77

    • Barra Creek

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    It's 1963 and Sally Mitchell, the daughter of a New Zealand sheep farmer, is on her way to England. On a stop-over in Sydney, she impulsively takes a job as a governess at Barra Creek, and finds herself in a different world: one dominated by John Monroe and his strict and proper wife, Lorna. Here, Sally's life changes forever. Only Lorna knows the truth of a mysterious death and a terrible injustice. Now, in 2003, she searches for the former governess to and share her horrific secret.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!

    • By sandy on 09-03-2016

    Non-member price: $51.22

    • Rain Music

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Di writes about the Australia she knows, she loves, she’s explored. Rain Music is inspired by her adventures in far north Queensland - its characters, its forgotten history, its modern dilemmas. A brother and sister, Ned and Bella Chisolm, are struggling with a family tragedy that has set them on opposite paths. After Ned takes off to pursue his musical dreams in far north Queensland, he disappears.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rain music

    • By carol on 09-01-2016

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • The Last Rose of Summer

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Daniel
    • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Kate: a strong-willed heiress determined to defy Edwardian convention. Odette: a fiercely independent and idealistic young journalist. Years apart yet inextricably linked by Zanana, the magnificent mansion they both love. From turn-of-the-century India to contemporary Sydney, The Last Rose of Summer is a spellbinding saga of love, possession, and intrigue; a story of bitter struggle and jealousy. Of two women connected across the decades by the men who love them and the magic of Zanana.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A page turner

    • By Denise Burdett on 06-07-2019

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • Arcadia

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Vuletic
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    In the 1930s, in an isolated and beautiful corner of southern Tasmania, a new young wife arrives at her husband's secluded property - Arcadia. Stella, an artist, falls in love with Arcadia's wild, ancient forest. And when an unknown predator strikes, she is saved by an unusual protector.... Two generations later, Stella's granddaughter, Sally, and her best friend, Jessica, stumble over Stella's secret life in the forest and find themselves threatened in turn. What starts as a girls' adventurous road trip becomes a hunt for the story of the past....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Jennifer on 22-12-2018

    Non-member price: $39.95

    • The Valley

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 17 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    A valley, nestled between rugged peaks, is divided by a magnificent river - and within its peaceful green contours are held the secrets of generations of tribes, families, and loners who have come under its spell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • beauty mate

    • By Anonymous User on 09-11-2018

    Non-member price: $30.35

    • The Opal Desert

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Kerrie, in her 40s, has just lost her famous sculptor husband who had been the centre of her existence and for whom she made many sacrifices and she now finds her life has lost direction. Shirley, approaching 80, was betrayed by her lover many years before and has retreated from the world, becoming a recluse living in an underground dugout. Anna,19, has a promising athletic career but is torn between the commitment to her sport, which could carry her to the Olympics, or enjoying life like other young people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Diana on 17-04-2016

    Non-member price: $30.35

    • Heart of the Dreaming

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Natalie Bate
    • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 46

    At 21 Queenie Hanlon has the world at her feet. Startlingly beautiful, wealthy and intelligent, she is the only daughter of Tingulla Station, the famed outback property in the wilds of western Queensland. At 22, her life lies in ruins. A series of disasters has robbed her of everything she has ever loved. Everything except Tingulla – her ancestral home and her spirit's Dreaming place. Now she is about to lose that too....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic

    • By Anonymous User on 08-06-2019

    Non-member price: $30.35

    • A Distant Journey

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hosking
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry an Australian grazier, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales. Cindy's new life at Kingsley Downs station is not what she'd imagined, as she is flung into a strange and challenging world. Natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry shape her destiny and though she tries hard to fit in, she finds she is always the outsider.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable

    • By Anonymous User on 10-06-2019

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • Autobiography

    • By: Morrissey
    • Narrated by: David Morrissey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in three different decades.Achieving eleven Top 10 albums (plus nine with the Smiths), his songs have been recorded by David Bowie, Nancy Sinatra, Marianne Faithfull, Chrissie Hynde, Thelma Houston, My Chemical Romance and Christy Moore, amongst others.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Moz on Moz action

    • By Dan Bowen on 13-08-2015

    Non-member price: $37.47

    • The Islands

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    It's the psychedelic 70s and social conventions are being challenged. When Catherine Moreland from rural Australia goes on her first trip abroad, a handsome American naval officer sweeps her off her feet and she goes to live in beautiful, romantic Hawaii with her new husband. At first, the magic and loveliness of the Islands lead Catherine to believe she is living in paradise.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Historically interesting

    • By Luke on 29-05-2017

    Non-member price: $51.21

    • The Road Back

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    From the mountains to the valleys, from big cities to tiny towns, to the outback and our islands, Di Morrissey knows this country. She's been there. In The Road Back, Di weaves a tale of reconnection and starting over. Journalist Chris Baxter is at a crossroads. Returning with his teenage daughter to his mother's house in the beautiful township of Neverend, Chris hopes to pick up the pieces after his life takes an unexpected turn. Sometimes taking the road back is the start of a journey forward.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • <br />enjoyably listening for disable people .

    • By Anonymous User on 22-06-2018

    Non-member price: $49.17

    • Scatter the Stars

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Swept up by Hollywood in the 1950s, larrikin Australian actor Randy Storm had the looks, charm and talent to take on the world. But by the 1990s he's forgotten, burned out after a life of movie star excess. When producer Michael Matthews meets the once-great Randy Storm, he is surprised to find a man who is at peace with himself. Both he and researcher Janie Callendar set out to discover the source of this inner peace. Meanwhile his agent Ariel Margoles sees a chance for Randy to be a star once more in the hottest Hollywood film of the year.

    Non-member price: $30.06

    • Follow the Morning Star

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Natalie Bate
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Queenie Hanlon has a perfect life. She's the mother of two adoring children, the wealthy owner of a thriving outback station, and the lover of handsome bushman TR Hamilton. Then one day when TR is seriously injured in a riding accident, Queenie's perfect life suddenly comes crashing down.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Each way bet

    • By Donna on 20-04-2015

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • When the Singing Stops

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    A young Australian woman leaves Sydney for a new world, Guyana, South America. Captivated by Guyana's wild, unspoiled beauty, Madison Wright joins the native Amerindians struggling to preserve their culture against corporate exploitation. But her new-found commitment soon plunges Madison into a mire of murder, drug smuggling and political corruption, and finally, an unexpected love that pits her heart against her beliefs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Slow burner but well worth reading on

    • By Veronica on 25-05-2018

    Non-member price: $25.35

    • The Plantation

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    When Australian Julie Reagan discovers a book written about wild Malaysia in the 1970s, she decides to find out more about the author – her great aunt. Why did her grandmother refuse to speak about her sister who disappeared from the family, 60 years before? What caused such a severe rift?Julie is invited to stay with her cousins who run the plantation founded by her great grandfather in Malaya a hundred years ago, and she decides to visit in the hope of finding clues to this family mystery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A journey

    • By Madeline on 09-01-2018

    Non-member price: $50.72

    • The Songmaster

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The Kimberley, a land that cradles Australia's ancient treasures, is sanctuary to the mysterious spirits reflected in the oldest rock art in the world. It is also home to a people whose powerful secrets could unlock the future for a modern mankind. Four people are tied up in a mystery so powerful it could change their lives forever.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Gross Misrepresentation

    • By Jess on 27-04-2016

    Non-member price: $25.59

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