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A Fine Madness Audiobook

A Fine Madness

Author: Alan Judd Narrator: John Telfer Release Date: March 2021

'A masterful storyteller with an intricate knowledge of his subject.' The Daily Telegraph   'Alan Judd knows more about the secret world than any other writer living. To have him turn his expert eye on the world of Christopher Marlowe - and on Francis Walsingham, the Elizabethan George Smiley - is a special kind of literary treat.' Mick Herron 'Absolutely spellbinding. I gobbled it up in two days and could not stop' Miranda Seymour Danger and dissent stalk the streets and taverns of Elizabethan England. The Queen's chief spymaster, Francis Walsingham, and his team of agents must maintain the highest levels of vigilance to ward off Catholic plots and the ever-present threat of invasion. One operative in particular - a young Cambridge undergraduate of humble origins, controversial beliefs and literary genius who goes by the name of Kit Marlowe - is relentless in his pursuit of intelligence for the Crown. When he is killed outside an inn in Deptford, his mysterious death becomes the subject of rumours and suspicion that are never satisfactorily resolved.   Years later, Thomas Phelippes, a former colleague of Marlowe's and a man once much valued by Walsingham, finds himself imprisoned in the Tower. When he is visited by an emissary of the new king, however, it becomes clear that his long fall from favour may be reversed if he will furnish his monarch with every detail he is able to recall about his murdered friend's life and death. But just what is it that so fascinates King James about the famously mercurial playwright-spy, and does Phelippes know enough to secure his own redemption? Virtuosic, gripping and meticulously researched, award-winning writer Alan Judd turns is at the peak of his powers in this remarkable novel about a literary genius whose short-life and violent death composed one of the most fascinating unresolved mysteries of all time.  

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Murder Ink Audiobook

Murder Ink

Author: Betty Hechtman Narrator: Erin Deward Release Date: March 2021

Veronica Blackstone has been hired to write an end-of-life book for a woman whose wedding vows she completed only a year earlier. Saddened by the task and confused by the seemingly callous reactions of family members, Veronica sets forth to create the booklet the woman's mother desires. But not everything is as it seems, and the more Veronica digs the more she comes to realize that maybe the young woman's death wasn't the accident her wealthy family keeps insisting it was.

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Girl in the Walls Audiobook

Girl in the Walls

Author: A.J. Gnuse Narrator: Jill Winternitz Release Date: March 2021

She doesn’t exist. She can’t exist. ‘A uniquely gothic tale about grief, belonging and hiding in plain sight’ Jess Kidd, author of Things in Jars ’Those who live in the walls must adjust, must twist themselves around in their home, stretching themselves until they’re as thin as air. Not everyone can do what they can. But soon enough, they can’t help themselves. Signs of their presence remain in a house. Eventually, every hidden thing is found.’ Elise knows every inch of the house. She knows which boards will creak. She knows where the gaps are in the walls. She knows which parts can take her in, hide her away. It’s home, after all. The home her parents made for her. And home is where you stay, no matter what. Eddie calls the same house his home. Eddie is almost a teenager now. He must no longer believe in the girl he sometimes sees from the corner of his eye. He needs her to disappear. But when his older brother senses her, too, they are faced with a question: how do they get rid of someone they aren’t sure even exists? And, if they cast her out, what other threats might they invite in?

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Grave Dealings Audiobook

Grave Dealings

Author: R.R. Virdi Narrator: Travis Baldree Release Date: March 2021

'Quick, clean action, solid character work and pacing. This series is worth your time.' -JIM BUTCHER, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dresden Files Don't make deals with the paranormal. They're better at it than you, and they never play fair. Paranormal investigator and soul without a body, Vincent Graves, did just that-a deal made in desperation. Now it's coming back to bite him in the middle of a case. He has fifty-seven hours to investigate a string of deaths involving people who've made some devilish bargains. Too bad devils don't deal in good faith. It'd be easy enough, if he didn't have to deal with things such as: - Being hunted through the streets of Queens by a dark elf with a motorcycle fetish. - Ending up the target of a supernatural hit. - An old acquaintance dragging him to a paranormal ball where he could end up on the menu. - And having one of his closest guarded secrets brought to light . . . Not great for a tight clock, because if he doesn't get to the bottom of this case in time, Vincent and company might just lose their souls. Dirty deals are never done dirt cheap. And the supernatural always collect-big!

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The Girls Are All So Nice Here Audiobook

The Girls Are All So Nice Here

Author: Laurie Elizabeth Flynn Narrator: Alex Allwine, Erin Mallon Release Date: March 2021

‘Deliciously dark, full of simmering menace.’ KAREN HAMILTON ‘Twisted, compelling, devastating.’ SAMANTHA DOWNING ‘This is Mean Girls all grown up, with a very dark twist.’ ELLE CROFT A darkly intoxicating novel of female friendship and obsession, perfect for fans of My Dark Vanessa, The Girls and The Virgin Suicides. Nice girls can do bad things… When Ambrosia first arrives at prestigious college Wesleyan, she’s desperate to fit in. But Amb struggles to navigate the rules of this strange, elite world, filled with privileged ‘nice’ young women – until she meets the charismatic but troubled Sully, with whom she forms an obsessive friendship. Intoxicated by Sully’s charm and determined to impress her, Amb finds herself drawn deep into her new best friend’s dangerous manipulations. But if she wants to play Sully at her own game, Amb has no idea just how devastating the consequences will be… Deeply unsettling and compulsive, The Girls Are All So Nice Here is a gripping exploration of the brutal lengths girls will go to, to take what they think they are owed.

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Sleep Tight: A DC Rose Gifford Thriller Audiobook

Sleep Tight: A DC Rose Gifford Thriller

Author: C S Green Narrator: Lisa Coleman Release Date: March 2021

A brand new detective series with a supernatural twist – The X Files meets Line of Duty in your next obsession! ‘Detective fiction with a refreshing difference – tense and twisted’ Susi Holliday ‘A brilliant, clever murder mystery’ Jane Casey Even in your dreams you’re not safe… The nightmare is only just beginning… When DC Rose Gifford is called to investigate the death of a young woman suffocated in her bed, she can’t shake the feeling that there’s more to the crime than meets the eye. It looks like a straightforward crime scene – but the police can’t find the killer. Enter DS Moony – an eccentric older detective who runs UCIT, a secret department of the Met set up to solve supernatural crimes. Moony wants Rose to help her out – but Rose doesn’t believe in any of that. Does she? As the killer prepares to strike again, Rose must pick a side – before a second woman dies. Twisty, original and compelling, SLEEP TIGHT is perfect for fans of Alex North and Cara Hunter. PRAISE FOR C.S. GREEN: ‘Brilliant’ Jenny Blackhurst ‘Unusual, intriguing and funny in places’ Sinead Crowley ‘I read it one sitting, totally gripped’ Erin Kelly ‘Had me gripped from first page to last’ Ruth Ware

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The Family Friend: The gripping twist-filled thriller from the author of Happy Ever After Audiobook

The Family Friend: The gripping twist-filled thriller from the author of Happy Ever After

Author: C. C. Macdonald Narrator: Clare Corbett Release Date: March 2021

Brought to you by Penguin. Erin lives an idyllic life by the seaside with her baby boy and handsome Australian fiancée. She's upbeat and happy - a natural mum. At least that's what her thousands of followers on Instagram think. In the real world, Erin is struggling with anxiety and finding it difficult to connect with her screaming son. So when a famous agent offers to make her the biggest instamum out there, she's over the moon. And when Amanda, a family friend who's visiting from Australia, says she'll move in and babysit to help make it happen, it seems like the stars have finally aligned for Erin's exciting new career. But when a devastatingly revealing video is posted online by an anonymous troll, Erin's brought crashing back to earth. As everything she's worked for starts to slip away, Erin must find out how far she can trust those closest to her. Praise for HAPPY EVER AFTER: **Picked as a 2020 'Unmissable Debut' by the Daily Express** 'Kept me gripped and kept me guessing' Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said 'Excellent domestic noir, chillingly plausible... I loved the ending' Jo Spain, author of The Confession 'An absorbing story, a bunch of unexpected twists, great writing. I totally lost myself in this book' John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas © C. C. MacDonald 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Mr Eastwood’s Adventure: An Agatha Christie Short Story Audiobook

Mr Eastwood’s Adventure: An Agatha Christie Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: March 2021

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on audio. Mystery writer Anthony Eastwood is lured to the crime scene of a faked murder. Two individuals masquerading as police officers arrest him and charge him for murder. As the phoney police officers escort Mr Eastwood home, the true goal of the masquerade becomes apparent.

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The Hiding Place Audiobook

The Hiding Place

Author: Jenny Quintana Narrator: Charlotte Worthing Release Date: March 2021

'An engrossing and evocative read. Jenny Quintana captures layered atmosphere and complex emotions beautifully, alongside writing a compulsive tale. I loved it' – Kate Hamer, author of Crushed Some houses have their secrets. But so do some people . . . From the bestselling author of The Missing Girl and Our Dark Secret, comes The Hiding Place: a story about identity, love, long-buried secrets and lies. Abandoned as a baby in the hallway of a shared house in London, Marina has never known her parents, and the circumstances of her birth still remain a mystery. Now an adult, Marina has returned to the house where it all started, determined to find out who she really is. But the walls of this house hold more than memories, and Marina’s reappearance hasn’t gone unnoticed by the other tenants. Someone is watching Marina. Someone who knows the truth . . .

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The Whispers: The new impossible-to-put-down thriller from the bestselling author Audiobook

The Whispers: The new impossible-to-put-down thriller from the bestselling author

Author: Heidi Perks Narrator: Helen Keeley, Karen Cass, Nneka Okoye Release Date: March 2021

Brought to you by Penguin. THE GRIPPING THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NOW YOU SEE HER In a small town, gossip spreads like wildfire. Anna Robinson has it all. A loving husband. A son she adores. A close circle of friends. When Anna disappears overnight, everyone is desperate to uncover what happened. Why would Anna leave her perfect life behind? Is she the victim of something more sinister? At the playground gates, it's not long before rumours start to circulate. Someone must know the truth. And as the pressure mounts, it won't be long before they crack... Readers love Heidi's thrillers: 'This is a read not to be missed!!!' 'Family secrets, mystery and intrigue. This is the perfect book that won't disappoint' 'This is one of those books that you start to read and right from the outset it becomes completely addictive.' © Heidi Perks 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Chilled to the Cone Audiobook

Chilled to the Cone

Author: Ellie Alexander Narrator: Emily Durante Release Date: March 2021

Pastry chef and amateur sleuth Juliet Capshaw finds herself on thin ice as she attempts to solve her latest case of small-town murder in Ellie Alexander's Chilled to the Cone: A Bakeshop Mystery. The deep freeze has thawed in Ashland, Oregon, and Torte is gearing up for a busy spring. When a surprise opportunity to launch a pop-up ice cream shop comes her way, Jules jumps at the chance to showcase Torte's signature iced drinks and cold custards. But selling the desserts of her dreams comes at a price . . . and, before she knows it, Jules's life swirls into a nightmare. One of the town's most colorful characters, a street performer known for wearing capes and a cone-shaped hat, turns up dead just as Torte 2.0 is set to open its doors. Can Jules get the scoop on what happened to 'The Wizard' of Ashland before her new business venture reaches a chilling conclusion?

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The Woman in the Wood Audiobook

The Woman in the Wood

Author: M.K. Hill Narrator: Julie Maisey Release Date: March 2021

The second thriller in the sharp, funny and moving Sasha Dawson series, named by The Times as a crime book of the month. Three years ago, Danny 'Abs' Cruikshank, star of Laid in Essex!, was living the dream. And then, on the night of the party, everything changed. It was supposed to be an intimate gathering. Just a few close friends in a remote cottage in Wales. But one thing led to another and the party spiralled out of control. Then a local girl was reported missing, presumed dead. Abs and his friends had been the last to see her alive. No-one was ever charged, but the controversy destroyed Abs' career. So now, three years later, the celebrity who once captured the heart of millions is opening Southend's new branch of Poundland. But new evidence, discovered by DI Sasha Dawson and Essex police, is about to come to light. Evidence which might just clear Abs' name - or might send him down for murder...

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