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  1. On Chapel Sands: My mother and other missing persons Audiobook On Chapel Sands: My mother and other missing persons
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  2. Quitters Never Win Audiobook Quitters Never Win
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  3. The Lost Girls Audiobook The Lost Girls
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  4. The Orphans of Bell Lane: A powerful heartwarming saga Audiobook The Orphans of Bell Lane: A powerful heartwarming saga
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  5. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Audiobook No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
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  6. War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line Audiobook War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
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  7. Beloved Audiobook Beloved
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  8. Exhalation Audiobook Exhalation
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  9. The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in 'Healthy' Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain Audiobook The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in 'Healthy' Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain
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The Most Difficult Thing Audiobook

The Most Difficult Thing

Author: Charlotte Philby Narrator: Emma Gregory, Kristin Atherton Release Date: August 2019

WHAT WOULD YOU SACRIFICE TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH? 'I devoured this' Erin Kelly 'Compulsive' i Paper 'Enigmatic' Louise Candlish 'A page-turning thriller' BBC Radio 4 Open Book 'Chilling' Good Housekeeping 'Addictive' Joanna Cannon 'Compelling' Daily Telegraph On the surface, Anna Witherall personifies everything the aspirational magazine she works for represents. Married to her university boyfriend David, she has a beautiful home and gorgeous three-year-old twin daughters, Stella and Rose. But beneath the veneer of success and happiness, Anna is hiding a dark secret, one that threatens to unravel everything she has worked so hard to create. As Anna finds herself drawn into the dark and highly controlled world of secret intelligence, she is forced to question her family's safety, and her own. Only one thing is certain: in order to protect her children, she must leave them, forever.  And someone is watching. Someone she thought she could trust. Someone who is determined to make them all pay. Stylish and assured, The Most Difficult Thing is an irresistible combination of contemporary espionage and domestic suspense, and a compulsive, highly charged examination of betrayal.

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Sea of Bones Audiobook

Sea of Bones

Author: Deborah O'donoghue Narrator: Caroline Guthrie Release Date: August 2019

Set on the Moray coast in Scotland, Sea of Bones is a tense, upmarket thriller. Juliet is used to wielding power and influence in her line of work, but when her beloved niece dies, she finds herself powerless in the face of her grief and has doubts over the coroner's report of suicide. She travels back to her family's remote coastal home where Beth was found. As Juliet delves deeper into the investigation, her personal and professional lives collide and she unwittingly finds herself pitted against dangerous opposition who seem intent on silencing her. In order to expose the truth behind her niece's death, Juliet must face the fact that nobody in her life is who she previously thought them to be - including herself. Gripping, beautifully written and hauntingly atmospheric, Sea of Bones has a distinctive sense of place and atmosphere, a compelling, intelligent, emotionally complex female lead and a subtle feminist undertone.

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How the Dead Speak: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan Series, Book 11 Audiobook

How the Dead Speak: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan Series, Book 11

Author: Val Mcdermid Narrator: Saul Reichlin Release Date: August 2019

After an explosive case that forced Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to reassess everything they thought they knew about right and wrong, both are dealing with the fallout in their own separate ways. While Tony must pay the price for his actions, Carol is conducting investigations into suspected miscarriages of justice. But when a shocking discovery is made on a construction site, and skeletal remains are found to belong to a killer who is supposedly alive and in prison, suddenly, Tony and Carol are brought into each other's orbit once again... "McDermid remains unrivalled . . . brilliant." OBSERVER

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The Warning Audiobook

The Warning

Author: James Patterson Narrator: Christine Lakin, Will Collyer Release Date: August 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. NO ONE CAN ENTER. NO ONE CAN LEAVE. NO ONE IS SAFE. A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks. Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly discover that their hometown is not as it was before. Downed cellular networks fail to resume service. Animals savagely attack humans. And the damaged power plant, where Jordan's father is an engineer, is under military lockdown. As friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, the teenagers increasingly turn to one another. Their determination to discover who - or what - has taken control of Mount Hope soon has them in the cross-hairs of a presence more sinister than any they could have imagined. And there's no place to run in a community that's been taken.

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Twisted at the Root Audiobook

Twisted at the Root

Author: Ellen Hart Narrator: Christina Moore Release Date: August 2019

The next riveting mystery featuring PI Jane Lawless. Everyone thinks Luther and Dominic are happily married, that is, until Luther is convicted of his husband's murder. Four years after Luther is sent to prison, his brother contacts Ray Lawless, the defense attorney on the case, with evidence of a wrongful conviction. As he faces reopening the case, Ray pulls in his daughter, Jane to help attain justice for a grieving widower and find the real killer. Just as Ray and Jane get started on the case, Jane's brother, Peter arrives on the scene and may know more about the night of the murder than he's letting on. It's up to Jane to discover the truth, but it may come at the cost of her brother's love. MWA Grandmaster Ellen Hart is back with another exciting installment of her Jane Lawless series.

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Clear My Name Audiobook

Clear My Name

Author: Paula Daly Narrator: Kristin Atherton Release Date: August 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. 'The UK's answer to Liane Moriarty. Amazing.' Claire McGowan Innocent? When Carrie was accused of brutally murdering her husband's lover, she denied it. She denied it when they arrested her, when they put her in front of a jury, and when they sent her to prison. Now she's three years into a fifteen-year sentence, away from the daughter she loves and the life she had built. And she is still denying that she is to blame. Guilty? Tess Gilroy has devoted her life to righting wrongs. Through her job for Innocence UK, a charity which takes on alleged miscarriages of justice, she works tirelessly to uncover the truth. But when she is asked to take Carrie's case, Tess realises that if she is to help this woman, she must risk uncovering the secrets she has struggled a lifetime to hide . . . We've all done things we're not proud of. (c) 2019, Paula Daly (P) 2019 Penguin Audio

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Death of An Old Girl: Pollard & Toye Investigations Book 1 Audiobook

Death of An Old Girl: Pollard & Toye Investigations Book 1

Author: Elizabeth Lemarchand Narrator: Colette Redgrave Release Date: August 2019

A classic cosy mystery from a master of the genre! Perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, M C Beaton, Sophie Hannah and Faith Martin. Shockwaves are sent through the sleepy village of Trill when a woman's body is discovered in a local school. Beatrice Baynes - interfering, overbearing and spiteful - was not well liked. But no one expects a body to be found on their doorstep... And how did the annual festival at Meldon School turn from a light-hearted celebration to a gruesome crime scene? With the local constabulary completely stumped, Scotland Yard's Chief Detective Inspector Pollard and Detective Sergeant Toye are called in to investigate. But the further Pollard & Toye delve into their inquiries, the more complicated the case becomes...Death of an Old Girl is the first cosy village mystery in the Pollard & Toye crime series: an intriguing police procedural set in rural England. "This is a real genuine police-detective story, and a first-class one at that ... altogether I would call this a hundred-per-cent winner" - THE GUARDIAN

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The Unexpected Return of Josephine Fox: Winner of the Richard & Judy Search for a Bestseller Competi Audiobook

The Unexpected Return of Josephine Fox: Winner of the Richard & Judy Search for a Bestseller Competi

Author: Claire Gradidge Narrator: Lucy Price-Lewis Release Date: August 2019

WINNER OF THE RICHARD & JUDY SEARCH FOR A BESTSELLER COMPETITION The perfect read for fans of Sunday night drama. Foyle's War meets The Mitford Murders in this deliciously dark tale of wartime family secrets and lies in small town England. April 1941, Romsey, England. Josephine 'Jo' Fox hasn't set foot in Romsey in over twenty years. As an illegitimate child, her family - headed by her controlling grandfather - found her an embarrassment. Now, she wants to return to what was once her home and uncover the secret of her parentage. Who was her father and why would her mother never talk about him? Jo arrives the day after the Luftwaffe have bombed the town. The local pub, The Cricketers' Arms, has been completely destroyed and rescue teams are searching for the remains of the seven people known to have been in the pub at the time the bomb hit. They are shocked, however, to uncover eight bodies, not seven. The eighth, unidentified, body is that of a teenage girl, who no one in the town claims to know. Who is she, how did she get there, but most importantly - who killed her? Teaming up with local coroner and old friend, Bram Nash, Jo sets out to establish the identity of the girl and solve the riddle of her death. In doing so, she also uncovers her own personal mystery. Everyone has secrets - some are just more deadly than others . . .

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Because You're Mine: A Novel Audiobook

Because You're Mine: A Novel

Author: Rea Frey Narrator: Samantha Desz Release Date: August 2019

An "insidious, suspenseful tale" (J.T. Ellison) with a "shocker of an ending you won't see coming" (Michele Campbell), Because You're Mine by Rea Frey, the author who "brings to mind Jodi Picoult" (Booklist) and "will appeal to readers of Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen" (Sally Hepworth) is an audiobook about how the truth will set you free. But it's the lies that keep you safe. Single mother Lee has the daily routine down to a science: shower in six minutes. Cut food into perfect squares. Never leave her on-the-spectrum son Mason in someone else's care. She'll do anything-anything-to keep his carefully constructed world from falling apart. Do anything to keep him safe. But when her best friend Grace convinces her she needs a small break from motherhood to recharge her batteries, Lee gives in to a weekend trip. Surely a long weekend away from home won't hurt? Noah, Mason's handsome, bright, charismatic tutor-the first man in ages Lee's even noticed-is more than happy to stay with him. Forty-eight hours later, someone is dead. But not all is as it seems. Noah may be more than who he claims to be. Grace has a secret-one that will destroy Lee. Lee has secrets of her own that she will do anything to keep hidden. As the dominoes begin to fall and the past comes to light, perhaps it's no mystery someone is gone after all... Because You're Mine is a breathtaking audiobook of domestic drama and suspense. Prepare to stay up all night.

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Take It Back Audiobook

Take It Back

Author: Kia Abdullah Narrator: Sartaj Garewal, Sophie Bentinck, Tania Rodrigues Release Date: August 2019

A thrilling, brave and explosive novel, perfect for fans of Anatomy of a Scandal and He Said/She Said. 'Razor-sharp...Much more than a courtroom thriller' Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX 'Taut, gritty and compelling. This book deserves to be HUGE' Louise Jensen * * * * * IT'S TIME TO TAKE YOUR PLACE ON THE JURY. The victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses the boys of something unthinkable. The defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from hardworking immigrant families. All with corroborating stories. WHOSE SIDE WOULD YOU TAKE? * * * * * Readers are giving Take It Back five stars: 'The perfect book club read . . . will make for lively, thought-provoking discussions' 'A skilfully written book that offers a big punch' 'You will feel like you are enveloped in this case and the unseen juror' 'Brilliant, powerful, moving and intelligent' 'Just when you think you've guessed correctly another twist appears' 'A genuine five-star read' 'A brilliantly compelling, tense and thought-provoking read'

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The Hungry Ones Audiobook

The Hungry Ones

Author: Chris Sorensen Narrator: Chris Sorensen Release Date: August 2019

What do ghosts fear? The Hungry Ones . . . At the outskirts of Maple City sits the Crossroads Motel, a throwback to the days when the motor lodge was king. Two years ago, the motel was the site of an act so brutal that its buildings were left to rot. Jessie Voss, however, sees promise in the Crossroad's bare bones and buys it up, determined to breathe new life into the place. When the Larson family shows up on her doorstep, road-weary and desperate for a break, Jessie offers them lodging, even though her grand opening is still a week away. But the arrival of guests awakens the motel, and Jessie soon finds herself host to both the living and the dead.

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I Know Everything Audiobook

I Know Everything

Author: Matthew Farrell Narrator: Cynthia Farrell Release Date: August 2019

A psychiatrist grapples with his own sanity as murder evidence mounts against him. Police investigator Susan Adler is ready to close the book on a deadly car accident, but after the medical examiner discovers evidence of foul play, she knows she has a murder on her hands. The victim was the wealthy wife of Randall Brock, a renowned psychiatrist who treats patients with disturbing, brutal fantasies. And just like that, Susan’s got a suspect. Randall has a violent past but knows he didn’t kill his wife. In the midst of his crushing grief, Randall receives a visit from a stranger with information to share about his wife’s death. But there’s a catch: in exchange for the stranger’s information, Randall must reveal dark secrets he’s kept hidden for years. As this shady figure applies more pressure and Susan closes in, Randall begins to doubt himself, clinging desperately to the pieces of his sanity. Revelations and suspicious coincidences send shock waves through the investigation, and circumstances spin out of control. Susan must race to put it all together before it’s too late—before the next murder strikes too close to home.

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