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    • Great Australian Outback Police Stories

    • By: Bolinda Publishing
    • Narrated by: Bill 'Swampy' Marsh, Kate Hood
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    I tell you, you meet some strange characters in this game.... Boasting the biggest beats in the world - some as large as France - Australia's outback police have seen it all: natural disasters, incredible acts of selflessness, unspeakable crimes and daring rescues, just to name a few. And they've met some unforgettable characters along the way: from the murderer who stuffed his victims' bodies down wombat holes to the policeman who arrested his own wife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating. More please.

    • By Jennifer2 on 19-02-2016

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • Barra Creek

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    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

    • Six Ways to Wealth with Paul Clitheroe

    • By: Paul Clitheroe
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Here are six popular finance titles in one accessible edition - an informative audio collection of six books-in-one. Paul Clitheroe, Australia's best-known financial advisor, provides information and insight into six key ways to wealth, including: Savings & Investment , How to Be Debt-Free, Investing in Property, Investing In Shares, Managed Funds, and 10 Key Steps to Wealth .

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sound life long advice

    • By Alfredo D'Andrea on 14-03-2016

    Non-member price: $30.72

    • The Best Australian Bush Stories

    • By: Jim Haynes
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Australia's national character and spirit have always been defined, rightly or wrongly, by 'the bush'. This entertaining, thought-provoking, humorous, nostalgic, and, above all, highly readable collection of stories for the modern reader shows why the romance endures.

    From Jim Haynes, one of our most successful and prolific Australian authors, comes a collection of classic and iconic stories from the remote outback, cattle station, wheat farm, and rural town. The bush is where our iconic characters are found living in, taking refuge or exploring, whether an Aborigine, explorer, squatter, bushranger, or stockman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yarns from the bush; a great collection! Loved it!

    • By Pia Horan-Gross on 03-12-2018

    Non-member price: $35.84

    • The Islands

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

    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 Songmaster

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    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

    • Wild Lavender

    • By: Belinda Alexandra
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Simone Fleurier is wrenched from her home on a Provencal lavender farm at the age of 14 after the accidental death of her father. Forced to become a maid at the boarding house of her Aunt Augustine in Marseilles, Simone's life is hard and impoverished. But one of her aunt's boarders, the beautiful Camille Casal, a star at the local music hall, gives Simone a dream: that one day she too will be a famous singer and dancer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Oh dear

    • By BookwormDownUnder on 22-11-2018

    Non-member price: $51.22

    • The Harp in the South

    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Hugh and Margaret Darcy are raising their family in Sydney amid the brothels, grog shops and run-down boarding houses of Surry Hills, where money is scarce and life is not easy. Filled with beautifully drawn characters that will make you laugh as much as cry, this Australian classic will take you straight back to the colourful slums of Sydney with convincing depth, careful detail and great heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ruth Park never fails to delight

    • By Katherine Avery on 21-12-2018

    Non-member price: $51.21

    • Poor Man's Orange

    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Continuing the history of the Irish Darcys begun in Missus and continued in The Harp in the South, this third novel of the trilogy re-acquaints listeners with the vicissitudes of slum life in a Sydney suburb. An unforgettable family and a cast of unforgettable characters enliven a story that is sometimes tragic, but often humourous, in a time of poverty and destitution, hope and promise.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Slum life in surrey hills

    • By Jacimac on 03-05-2015

    Non-member price: $30.06

    • Great Pioneer Women of the Outback

    • By: Susanna De Vries
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Great Pioneer Women of the Outback profiles 10 female pioneers, from Jeannie Gunn, author of We of the Never Never, to equally remarkable but lesser known women, such as Emma Withnell in Western Australia and Evelyn Maunsell in Queensland. Building on the women's records and her own knowledge of Australian history, Susanna de Vries documents the grit and determination it took to build what many today would consider an extraordinary life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great stories.

    • By Jennifer2 on 01-07-2017

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • The Silent Country

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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

    • The Bay

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The Bay is a beautiful and peaceful town on the Australian east coast; a melting pot of city escapees, alternative lifestylers, feral dropouts, lost souls, backpackers, and men and women in search of love and a new sense of identity. When Sydney corporate wife Holly Jamieson turns 45 she shocks her husband by buying an old house in The Bay with plans to transform it into a charming B & B. What began as a gesture of independence changes her life.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't waste your time or money!!!

    • By Kerry on 25-10-2016

    Non-member price: $30.35

    • 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 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    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

    • 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

    • Playing Beatie Bow

    • By: Ruth Park
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The game is called Beatie Bow, and the kids play it for the thrill of giving themselves a scare. It’s Beatie Bow, risen from the dead! When Abigail is drawn in, the game quickly changes from a harmless little scare to an extraordinary adventure, as she is transported to a place that is strangely familiar.... And in a Sydney she barely recognises, she’ll meet the real Beatie Bow and the family that will change her life.

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • The Valley

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 17 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    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 Reef

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Secrets, emotions and dangers collide on the Great Barrier Reef. On a small coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef two communities come together in an uneasy alliance: a tourist resort and a scientific research station. At first glance, the island is a sexy resort, a naturalist's dream, a diver's delight. But the island holds secrets and dangers as Jennifer Towse soon discovers. When world-famous Isobel Belitas arrives, Jennifer learns to see the world - above and below the sea - very differently.

    Non-member price: $30.35

    • This House of Grief

    • The Story of a Murder Trial
    • By: Helen Garner
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    This House of Grief is a heartbreaking audiobook by one of Australia's most admired authors. Anyone can see the place where the children died. You take the Princes Highway past Geelong, and keep going west in the direction of Colac. Late in August 2006, soon after I had watched a magistrate commit Robert Farquharson to stand trial before a jury on three charges of murder, I headed out that way on a Sunday morning, across the great volcanic plain.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fine telling of sad story

    • By Rodney Wetherell on 05-08-2016

    Non-member price: $49.17

    • The Denniston Rose

    • By: Jenny Pattrick
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The bleak coal-mining settlement of Denniston, isolated high on a plateau above New Zealand's West Coast, is a place that makes or breaks those who live there. All sorts arrive here to work the mines and bring down the coal: ex-goldminers down on their luck, others running from the law or from a woman or worse. They work alongside recruited English miners, solid and skilled, who scorn these disorganised misfits and want them off the hill. Into this chaotic community come five-year-old Rose and her mother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving story of early life in a remote coal town

    • By Airgit on 20-08-2017

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • Beyond Bad

    • By: Sandra Lee
    • Narrated by: Kate Hood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Here is the shocking, true story of Australia's most horrific crime. Katherine Knight showed no mercy when she butchered her lover in a crime that put her behind bars in an Australian prison for a record life sentence. Knight, a 44-year-old abattoir worker, had stabbed father-of-three John Price 37 times, skinned his body, cooked his head, and served him up as a meal for his children.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • some holes in the research.

    • By luke on 31-10-2017

    Non-member price: $51.22

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