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  1. Over My Dead Body Audiobook Over My Dead Body
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  2. The Whalebone Theatre: The instant Sunday Times bestseller Audiobook The Whalebone Theatre: The instant Sunday Times bestseller
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  3. Bridgerton: Romancing Mister Bridgerton: Bridgertons Book 4 Audiobook Bridgerton: Romancing Mister Bridgerton: Bridgertons Book 4
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  4. Lapvona Audiobook Lapvona
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  5. You Are Not a Before Picture: How to finally make peace with your body, for good Audiobook You Are Not a Before Picture: How to finally make peace with your body, for good
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  6. Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition Audiobook Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition
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  7. The Murders at Fleat House Audiobook The Murders at Fleat House
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  8. Modern Romance: An Investigation Audiobook Modern Romance: An Investigation
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  9. Counterfeit Audiobook Counterfeit
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  10. Richer Than Sin Audiobook Richer Than Sin
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Detective Galbraith: The King of Diamonds & The Midas Touch: 2 BBC Radio crime dramas Audiobook

Detective Galbraith: The King of Diamonds & The Midas Touch: 2 BBC Radio crime dramas

Ex-policeman Galbraith is caught up in mystery and murder in these two gripping, fast-paced detective dramas After a long career in the Flying Squad, veteran copper Bill Galbraith is hanging up his truncheon and saying goodbye to the police force. He's looking forward to a quiet life on civvy street - but his best friend, private investigator Tommy Evans, has other ideas... In The King of Diamonds, Galbraith's enjoying a peaceful retirement in the countryside when Tommy calls him up with a job offer. Adamant that he's done with detection, Bill refuses, but Evans persists - and soon, Galbraith is embroiled in murky goings-on involving a beautiful blonde, a missing diamond courier and a criminal mastermind. The Midas Touch sees Bill accosted once again by his old PI pal, who shows him a mysterious photograph of a party on a lawn, with circles drawn round the heads of three people. The photo was part of a parcel addressed to a retired criminal lawyer, which also contained bearer bonds, a list of jewellery worth £750,000 and a letter threatening the life of a man named Paul Carson. The crime the package tells of has yet to be discovered - can Galbraith root it out? Created by the award-winning writer of Z Cars and Softly Softly, Robert Barr, these two suspenseful full-cast dramas star Bernard Hepton as the reluctant investigator, with Richard Davies as Tommy Evans. Production credits Written by Robert Barr Produced by John Browell Starring Bernard Hepton as Galbraith Cast The King of Diamonds Tommy Evans/Paul - Richard Davies David Cater - Tom Watson Gelder - Peter Dyneley Anne-Marie - Eva Haddon Cornell/Commander - Hector Ross Mary Galbraith - Katharine Page Milne - Bruce Alexander Lindemanns - Cyril Shaps Dykers - Trader Faulkner Brent - Peter Williams Jacobus - Stephen Greif Betty van Druten - Frances Jeater Lander - Peter Hawkins Gunman - Robert Gillespie First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 15 August-19 September 1975 The Midas Touch Tommy Evans - Richard Davies Bernie Finch - Garard Green Sailor/Andreas - Kevork Malikyan Nick Tully - Clive Merrison Bavister - Eric Richard Mrs Palmer - Margery Withers Doc McDowall - Robert Gillespie Thorn - David Ryall Chief Inspector Collins/Inspector Burridge - Michael Kilgarriff Rita - Rosalyn Slater Carson - Matthew Francis First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 4 October-8 November 1977 ©2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

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The Rivals: Tales of Sherlock Holmes’ rival detectives: 16 BBC Radio full-cast dramas Audiobook

The Rivals: Tales of Sherlock Holmes’ rival detectives: 16 BBC Radio full-cast dramas

The complete collection of all 16 episodes from this gripping BBC Radio crime series Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he gets his own back, introducing sixteen tales of detectives whose abilities rival that of the great Sherlock Holmes. Starring James Fleet (Series 1, 3 and 4) and Tim Piggott-Smith (Series 2) as Lestrade, with casts featuring Andrew Scott, Paul Rhys, Anton Lesser, Honeysuckle Weeks, Rupert Vansittart, John Sessions, Marcia Warren and Tim McInnerny. Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald, these stories are written by masters of the crime and thriller genre, all contemporaries of Arthur Conan Doyle. They include: The Murders on the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe The Problem of Cell 13 by Jacques Futrelle Murder By Proxy by Matthias McDonnel Bodkin The Mystery of Redstone Manor by Catherine Louisa Pirkis The Problem of the Superfluous Finger by Jacques Futrelle The Clue of the Silver Spoons by Robert Barr The Intangible Clue by Anna Katharine Green The Game Played in the Dark by Ernest Bramah The Kinght's Cross Signal Problem by Ernest Bramah A Snapshot by Matthias McDonnel Bodkin Seven, Seven, Seven - City by Julius Chambers The Moabite Cipher - by R Austin Freeman The Clairvoyants - by Arthur B Reeve The Stanway Cameo Mystery - Arthur Morrison The Secret of Dunstan's Tower - Ernest Bramah The Mystery of the Scarlet Thread - Jacques Futrelle Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko (Series 1) and Liz Webb (Series 2, 3, 4) (c) BBC Studios Distribution Ltd 2021 (p) BBC Studios Distribution Ltd 2021

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Detective: The complete BBC Radio 4 crime drama Audiobook

Detective: The complete BBC Radio 4 crime drama

Author: Robert Barr Narrator: , Ray Brooks Release Date: July 2019

All four radio series of Robert Barr's gripping London-based police drama Originally broadcast as Detective: Stories of Crime and Detection in London, this BBC radio drama ran for four series between 1980 and 1985. Written by the award-winning creator of Z Cars and Softly Softly, Robert Barr, it comprised 39 thrilling stories set in London's criminal underworld, all of which are collected here for the first time. DS Dave Brook is a long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer who takes armed robberies and violent crime in his stride. But then he is teamed up with young 'grammar school boy' DC Blair Maxton from sleepy Epsom. How will Max cope with the mean streets of his new patch? Among the thrilling cases in these four series, the detectives tackle an armed gang, confront a notorious crime family, search for a missing wife, investigate a gruesome axe murder and the death of a reclusive young woman, and assist 'The Sweeney' flying squad. It's all in a day's work for Brook and his team... Ray Brooks stars as DS Brook, with Christopher Blake as DC Maxton, David Daker as Chief Inspector Roach, Peter Cleall as DC Harrison, Jacqueline Tong as Judy and Stephen Garlick as DC Tully. Written by Robert Barr Produced and directed by Martin Fisher Starring Ray Brooks as DS Dave Brook First broadcast 3 January-27 March 1980, BBC Radio 4 (Series 1), 16 March-18 May 1982, BBC Radio 4, (Series 2), 27 June-15 August 1984, BBC Radio 2 (Series 3), 24 June-12 August 1985, BBC Radio 2 (Series 4)

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The Hour Glass Audiobook

The Hour Glass

Author: Robert Barr Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: November 2018

Robert Barr (1849-1912) was a Scottish-Canadian short story writer and novelist, born in Glasgow, Scotland. 'The Hour-Glass' is a mysterious ghost story. An avid antique collector buys an ancient and defective hourglass from a curiosity shop. When he takes it home and starts to examine it, he is startled by a strange visitor who claims to be the real owner of the hourglass. His story is a very bizarre one.

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An Alpine Divorce Audiobook

An Alpine Divorce

Author: Robert Barr Narrator: Alexander Misiti Release Date: July 2018

Unable to divorce his wife, a man resolves to murder her instead. "Marriage at best is but a compromise," the author notes, "and if two people happen to be united who are of an uncompromising nature there is trouble." This trouble takes a surprising turn when the man leads his wife out to an outlook to do the deed. Find out what happens when you dive into this story by one of Scotland's finest fiction writers.

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The Absent-Minded Coterie Audiobook

The Absent-Minded Coterie

Author: Robert Barr Narrator: Charles Hammond Release Date: May 2018

The Absent-Minded Coterie, a short story published in 1906, tells of a cunning scam devised by crooked counterfeiters. But, of course, French detective Eugene Valmont eventually discovers the truth. The Absent-Minded Coterie is widely recognized as one of the best crime short stories of the time. 

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