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    • Dangerous Lady

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Carol Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
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    No one thinks a 17-year-old girl can take on the hard men of London's gangland, but it's a mistake to underestimate Maura Ryan; she's tough, clever and beautiful ¿ and she's determined that nothing will stand in her way. Together, she and her brother Michael are unbeatable: the queen and king of organised crime. But notoriety has its price. The police are determined to put away Maura once and for all ¿ and not everyone in the family thinks that's such a bad idea.

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    • Faceless

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    A terrifyingly gripping thriller of East End violence and corruption. Eleven years ago Marie Carter was convicted of killing her two best friends. And she's paid the price. Now she is being released from prison. It's time to go home. But life has moved on, and Marie has nowhere to go. Her parents have disowned her; her friends have abandoned her; even her kids don't want to know. But some people out there are watching her, following her every move - they know that Marie Carter wants retribution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected twists & good narration

    • By Sam Eltringham on 10-12-2018

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Broken

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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    DI Kate Burrows thought she'd never face a killer like the Grantley Ripper again. But she was wrong. One by one, children are being abandoned. Thankfully, they're rescued from harm. Then one victim is not so lucky, and Kate knows she's in a race against time to save lives. Kate's finding the case tough and she needs the support of her lover, Patrick Kelly, more than ever. But Patrick's got his own problems. A dead body's turned up in his Soho club and, although he insists he's been set-up, Kate begins to doubt him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story

    • By Tashia Lewis-Skelly on 28-02-2018

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Jump

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 21 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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    The gripping story of life on the inside and the outside of one of Britain's toughest prisons. Donna Brunos worships her husband and is devastated when he is jailed for armed robbery. Georgio swears he's been set up and persuades Donna to help him escape. Implementing 'the jump' takes Donna into a twilight world she never believed existed - a world of brutal sex and casual violence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Beverly on 17-04-2018

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Ladykiller

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 17
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    George Markham has a nasty little hobby, one that erupts into an orgy of viscous sexual depravity. Patrick Kelly is a hard man. His one soft spot is his daughter, and when she falls victim to the Grantley Ripper, Kelly wants revenge. The DI in charge of the case is Kate Burrows. She feels for Kelly but her growing involvement with a known villain is putting her career at risk...

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    • No Mercy

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The brand new novel from Sunday Times number one best seller and 'undisputed queen of crime writing' (Guardian) Martina Cole. The biggest selling female crime writer in the UK, Martina's unique and powerful novels have gripped their readers for 25 years, and include Dangerous Lady, The Take and Damaged.  

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Faces

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 18 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Just before Danny Cadogan's 14th birthday, his father leaves. Having drunkenly run up a gambling debt he cannot pay, Big Dan Cadogan takes the easy way out, leaving behind his wife and children to face the wrath of the men sent to collect the debt. Determined to protect his mother, brother, and sister, something changes in Danny and overnight, he turns into a young man set on making his way in a violent and dangerous world. He becomes a Face. Not just a Face, but the most feared Face in the Smoke.

    Non-member price: $22.46

    • The Good Life

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The best things in life are never free. Cain Moran wanted Jenny Riley more than he had ever wanted anyone or anything before in his life. But loving Jenny Riley was the easy part; it was telling his wife he wanted a divorce that was going to be the killer.... Jenny is not just any girl. She cares nothing for Cain's hard-man reputation - she just wants to be with him. But Cain is not a free man. And he's about to find out that when his wife Caroline said 'til death us do part, she meant it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terific

    • By Patricia Sloan on 02-07-2015

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Close

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. And your family should be closest of all. Patrick Brodie knows exactly how far he's prepared to go to get what he wants. And he wants it all. Now. Before long, Patrick has become a legend in his own lifetime. Violently. Lily Diamond is different from the kind of woman Patrick is normally attracted to. But together they are determined that their children will have everything they didn't. Until the unthinkable happens, and Lily is left on her own to look after their family in a dangerous world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • closer

    • By Beverly on 18-06-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Betrayal

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Aiden O'Hara has been head of the family since he was kid, and he's going to keep it that way. Jade Dixon is the one who watches his back. Mother of his son. The one who makes him invincible. But Jade's been in the game a lot longer than Aiden. She knows no one's indestructible. And when you're at the top, that's when you've got to watch the hardest. Especially the ones closest to you....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good storyline

    • By nanaback on 18-02-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Damaged

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The new novel from Sunday Times No.1 best-seller, Martina Cole, sees the return of her iconic heroine DCI Kate Burrows. If you liked The Ladykiller you'll love Damaged. The 'undisputed queen of crime writing' ( Guardian) and the biggest selling female crime writer in the UK, Martina's unique, powerful storytelling includes Dangerous Lady, The Take, Betrayal and many more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book

    • By christine on 10-11-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Runaway

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
    • Length: 18 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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    When Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are thrown together as children in the East End their fate is sealed. Cathy's miserable life as a prostitute's child changes forever when she's forced into care. The ordeal that follows leaves her with no choice but to run away to Soho, and she learns to survive in the violent heart of London's underworld. Meanwhile, Eamonn, who fled to New York, has gained a reputation as a ruthless villain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Beverly on 24-02-2019

    Non-member price: $23.96

    • Goodnight Lady

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 21 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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    In the sixties, Briony Cavanagh ran a string of the most notorious brothels in London. Only Briony knew what went on behind those doors, and she never opened her mouth - unless she stood to benefit. Only Briony knew the painful road she'd travelled to get there. From an impoverished childhood that ended with shocking betrayal, she was determined to be mistress of her own fate. But along with success came risk and danger. And the Goodnight Lady had her own secret place that was always shadowed by loss.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story

    • By Anonymous User on 07-11-2018

    Non-member price: $22.46

    • The Graft

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Graft is an enthralling and hard-hitting story of violence and revenge from number one best-selling author Martina Cole. Looking back, Nick Leary couldn't say exactly what kept him awake that night. He'd had a lot on his mind; perhaps he'd been thinking about the 'respectable' Essex business that he ran, or about his two young sons sleeping in the room next door. Or was it simply the sound of his beautiful wife's steady breathing beside him? Whatever it was, he was awake when he heard someone's footsteps....

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    • Hard Girls

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Hard live. Hard Lessons. It's murder on the streets. When a prostitute's body is found lifeless, mutilated and brutally raped, DCI Annie Carr has never seen anything like it and never wants to again. Kate Burrows, retired DCI now consultant, has plenty of experience when it comes to murder - after all she caught the Grantley Ripper and broke the biggest pedophile ring in the South East. She is determined to help put the killer behind bars.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Guessed whodunnit before half way through.

    • By Gayle Mason on 14-09-2018

    Non-member price: $20.28

    • The Take

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 16 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    An uncompromising and haunting story of betrayal and violence from the best-selling author Martina Cole. Freddie Jackson thinks he owns the underworld when he gets out of prison. He's done his time, made the right connections, and now he's ready to use them. His wife Jackie just wants her husband home, but she's forgotten the rows, the violence, and the girls Freddie can't leave alone. Bitter, resentful, and increasingly unstable, Jackie watches her life crumble while her little sister Maggie's star rises.

    Non-member price: $22.46

    • Maura's Game

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The electrifying sequel to Martina Cole's Dangerous Lady combines emotional drama and shocking realism. Maura Ryan was the queen of the criminal underworld when she pulled off the most audacious gold bullion robbery of all time. Since then she's retired from a life of crime to be with the only man she's ever loved. But enemies from her past are closing in and they're about to learn that they should never cross Maura Ryan. The dangerous lady is back and she's as lethal as ever....

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    • Two Women

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline King
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Danger and violence have always been part of Sue Dalston's East End upbringing. Unloved by her mother, abused by her father, and brutalised throughout her entire marriage, she smashed her husband's skull in a final act of desperation. All that keeps her sane knows that she's done it to protect her four children. At last, they are safe from harm. When she is celled up with murderess Matilda Enderby, their fates become inextricably linked. And no one - least of all Sue - could have predicted the consequences...

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Get Even

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The twenty-second novel from Sunday Times number-one best seller Martina Cole, author of Dangerous Lady, The Take, The Good Life, and many more.... Playing grown-ups, the future is theirs for the taking. Sharon Conway and Lenny Scott are childhood sweethearts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • gripping

    • By Donna on 14-03-2016

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    • Dangerous Lady

    • By: Martina Cole
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Maura, the Ryan clan's youngest and only daughter, is the last person anyone expects to take on gangland London. But with her eldest brother Michael by her side she fast becomes the queen of organised crime. Smart, tough and beautiful, no one is a match for her. But with power comes a price, and Maura is forced to put her heart on the line. She might be a dangerous lady but everyone has a weakness....

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