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    • The Trip of a Lifetime

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    A big, bold, beautiful story about the light and dark times of life from best-selling author Monica McInerney. The wilful and eccentric Lola Quinlan is off on the trip of a lifetime, taking her beloved granddaughter and great-granddaughter with her. More than 60 years after emigrating to Australia, she's keeping a secret promise to return to her Irish homeland. But as she embarks on her journey, the flamboyant Lola is still hiding the hurtful reasons she left Ireland in the first place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Monica at her best beatifully written

    • By Anonymous User on 12-08-2018

    Non-member price: $41.94

    • Storyland

    • By: Catherine McKinnon
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birve, Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1796, a young cabin boy, Will Martin, goes on a voyage of discovery in the Tom Thumb with Matthew Flinders and Mr. Bass: two men and a boy in a tiny boat on an exploratory journey south from Sydney Cove to the Illawarra, full of hope and dreams, daring and fearfulness.  

    Non-member price: $28.59

    • The Black Madonna

    • Mystique Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Traci Harding
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Mia Montrose, archaeological linguist, has discovered that the Black Madonna is a code used by secret societies throughout time for the lost key to an ancient power source: the Sphere of Amenti. Kali, interdimensional Queen of the Anunnaki - now fully merged with the youngest Dragon Queen, Tamar Devere - has less than a year to rehabilitate her Fallen kindred who desire intergalactic domination.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Gavin on 01-10-2018

    Non-member price: $53.17

    • No Wind of Blame: Inspector Hemingway, Book 1

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    The superlatively analytical Inspector Hemingway is confronted by a murder that seems impossible – no one was near the murder weapon at the time the shot was fired. Everyone on the scene seems to have a motive, not to mention the wherewithal to commit murder, and alibis that simply don't hold up.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok

    • By Cary on 05-08-2017

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • The Greatest Gift

    • By: Rachael Johns
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birve
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Best-selling author Rachael Johns returns with a poignant, heartwarming story of a woman who wants nothing else than to be a mum, and one who never wanted to be a mother.... Radio host Harper Drummond lives for her career. It's only when she interviews one special couple that she starts to think about whether she could make a different kind of contribution.

    Non-member price: $40.09

    • Those Faraday Girls

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    From the best-selling author of Hello from the Gillespies and The House of Memories comes a warm and captivating story of family secrets, traditions and ties. As a child Maggie Faraday grew up in a lively, unconventional household in Tasmania, with her young mother, four very different aunts and eccentric grandfather. With her mother often away, all four aunts took turns looking after her - until, just weeks before Maggie's sixth birthday, a shocking event changed everything.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Paddington on 16-11-2015

    Non-member price: $49.17

    • The Dragon Queens

    • Mystique Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Traci Harding
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Ashlee Devere, 19th century clairvoyant, adventurer and historian, is called upon to authenticate a Sumerian text that predates the Old Testament. Tamar, daughter of the renowned 21st century linguist Mia Montrose, reading Ashlee's diaries for the first time, undergoes an astounding transformation - psychically and physically. Kali, a powerful goddess, and one of the keepers of the lost key to the gateway between our world and the next, is coming....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Shivers Down My Spine

    • By Gavin on 08-09-2018

    Non-member price: $53.17

    • Salt Creek

    • By: Lucy Treloar
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    In 1855 Salt Creek lies at the far reaches of the remote, beautiful and inhospitable coastal region, the Coorong, in the new province of South Australia. The area, just opened to graziers willing to chance their luck, becomes home to Stanton Finch and his large family, including 15-year-old Hester Finch. Once wealthy political activists, the Finch family has fallen on hard times. Cut adrift from the polite society they were raised to be part of, Hester and her siblings make connections where they can.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Aussie Story

    • By Chloe Starick on 10-03-2017

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • Hello from the Gillespies

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    For the past 33 years, Angela Gillespie has sent to friends and family around the world an end-of-the-year letter titled ‘Hello from the Gillespies’. It’s always been cheery and full of good news. This year, Angela surprises herself - she tells the truth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By Ros H. on 19-11-2015

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • At Home with the Templetons

    • By: Monica McInerney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birve
    • Length: 19 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    When the Templeton family from England takes up residence in a stately home in country Australia, they set the locals talking – and with good reason. From the outside, the seven Templetons seem so bohemian, peculiar even. No one is more intrigued by the family than their neighbours, single mother Nina Donovan and her young son Tom. Before long, the two families' lives become entwined in unexpected ways.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So many suprises

    • By Aimee on 17-03-2018

    Non-member price: $40.97

    • Why Shoot a Butler?

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    On a dark night, along a lonely country road, barrister Frank Amberley stops to help a young lady in distress and discovers a sports car with a corpse behind the wheel. The girl protests her innocence, and Amberley believes her – at least until he gets drawn into the mystery and the clues incriminating Shirley Brown begin to add up. In an English country-house murder mystery with a twist, it's the butler who's the victim, every clue complicates the puzzle, and the bumbling police are well-meaning but completely baffled.

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • The Love That I Have

    • By: James Moloney
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 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

    Margot Baumann has left school to take up her sister's job in the mailroom of a large prison. But this is Germany in 1944, and the prison is Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin. Margot is shielded from the camp's brutality as she has no contact with prisoners. But she does handle their mail and, when given a cigarette lighter and told to burn the letters, she is horrified by the callous act she must carry out. So Margot steals a few letters, intending to send them in secret, only to find herself drawn to their heart-rending words of hope, of despair, and of love. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought provoking and surprising

    • By Stephanie Williams on 21-12-2018

    Non-member price: $25.41

    • Duplicate Death: Inspector Hemingway Series, Book 3

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Inspector Hemingway has his work cut out for him when a seemingly civilised game of Duplicate Bridge leads to a double murder. The crimes seem identical, but were they carried out by the same hand? Things become even more complicated when the fiancée of the inspector's young friend, Timothy Kane, becomes Hemingway's prime suspect. Kane is determined to prove the lady's innocence – but when he begins digging into her past, he finds it's more than a little bit shady.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worst Scottish accent ever recorded

    • By Aileen on 17-01-2015

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • Into the World

    • By: Stephanie Parkyn
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Abandoned by her lover and fleeing the wrath of her family, Marie-Louise must make a desperate choice: find a man or become one. 1791. In the midst of the French Revolution, unwed mother Marie-Louise Girardin takes one last look at her baby son before entrusting him to her friend, the revolutionary Olympe de Gouges. She must escape, and only the most daring plan will bring her both the anonymity she needs and the independence to return one day for her son.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • engaging story

    • By M. Beard on 29-11-2018

    Non-member price: $42.54

    • The Unfinished Clue

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    It should have been a lovely English country-house weekend. But the unfortunate guest list is enough to exasperate a saint, and the host, Sir Arthur Billington-Smith, is an abusive wretch hated by everyone – from his disinherited son to his wife's stoic would-be lover. When Sir Arthur is found stabbed to death, no one is particularly grieved and no one has an alibi. The unhappy guests find themselves under the scrutiny of Scotland Yard's cool-headed Inspector Harding, who has solved tough cases before.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Mystery Stories But need better Reader

    • By Margaret on 15-06-2015

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • Footsteps in the Dark

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Locals claim it is haunted and refuse to put a single toe past the front door, but to siblings Peter, Celia, and Margaret, the Priory is nothing more than a rundown estate inherited from their late uncle, and the perfect setting for a much-needed holiday. But when a murder victim is discovered in the drafty Priory halls, the once unconcerned trio begins to fear that the ghostly rumours are true and they are not alone after all! With a killer on the loose, will they find themselves the next victims of a supernatural predator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The reader of this story did a much better job

    • By Margaret on 26-07-2015

    Non-member price: $32.77

    • Music and Freedom

    • By: Zoë Morrison
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Alice Murray learns to play the piano aged three on an orange orchard in rural Australia. Recognising her daughter's gift, her mother sends Alice to boarding school in the bleak north of England, and there Alice stays for the rest of her childhood. Then she's offered a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in London, and on a summer school in Oxford she meets Edward, an economics professor who sweeps her off her feet. But Alice soon finds that Edward is damaged.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Heartbreaking

    • By Anonymous User on 21-04-2018

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • Penhallow

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Hated for his cruel and vicious nature, ruling his family with an iron hand from his sickbed, tyrannical patriarch Adam Penhallow is found murdered the day before his birthday. His entire family had assembled for his birthday celebration, and every one of them had the ways and means to commit the crime. As accusations and suspicion turn in one direction and then another, the claws and backstabbing come out, and no one is exempt from the coming implosion.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Overdone.

    • By mrsvee on 28-03-2017

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • Detection Unlimited

    • Inspector Hemingway series, Book 4
    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Slumped on a seat under an oak tree is old Sampson Warrenby, with a bullet through his head. Everybody in the village is ready to tell Chief Inspector Hemingway who did it. Could the murderer have been the dead man's niece? Or perhaps it was the other town solicitor? The couple at the farm had a guilty secret - what was it? And why is it someone else actually wants to be the prime suspect? Add to this the fact that Warrenby was blackmailing someone, and Hemingway has his work cut out for him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • golden age of detection at its best

    • By Aileen on 02-02-2015

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • Envious Casca: Inspector Hemingway Series, Book 2

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    A holiday party takes on a sinister aspect when the colourful assortment of guests discovers there is a killer in their midst. The owner of the substantial estate, that old Scrooge Nathaniel Herriard, is found stabbed in the back. While the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key to this crime, the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have entered a locked room to commit the foul deed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good old fashioned mystery.

    • By Vanessa Young on 18-10-2018

    Non-member price: $38.24

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