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LoveReading Top 10 Audiobooks in December 2019

Browse our top ten audiobooks for December 2019, listen to samples and when you're ready head over to Audiobooks.com where you can get 2 FREE audiobooks on us

488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct Audiobook

488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct

Author: Kitty Flanagan Narrator: Kitty Flanagan Release Date: November 2019

488 Rules for Life is Kitty Flanagan's way of making the world a more pleasant place to live. Providing you with the antidote to every annoying little thing, these rules are not made to be broken. 488 Rules for Life is not a self-help book, because it's not you who needs help, it's other people. Whether they're walking and texting, asphyxiating you on public transport with their noxious perfume cloud, or leaving one useless square of toilet paper on the roll, a lot of people just don't know the rules. But thanks to Kitty Flanagan's comprehensive guide to modern behaviour, our world will soon be a much better place. A place where people don't ruin the fruit salad by putting banana in it ... where your co-workers respect your olfactory system and don't reheat their fish curry in the office microwave ... where middle aged men don't have ponytails ... Other rules to live by include: 1. Men must wear shorts over leggings The gym is no place for people to discover whether or not you are circumcised. That's a private discussion for another place and time. 2. Team bonding activities should be optional Some people love it when management decides that an afternoon of bowling or paintballing or (god forbid) karaoke will help everyone work better as a team. Others would rather be dead. 3. Don't ever mention your 'happy place' To me, this sounds less like a pleasant, fun state of mind and more like some kind of utopian wank palace you've had built in the basement. What started as a personal joke is now a quintessential reference book with the power to change society. (Or, at least, make it a bit less irritating.) What people are (Kitty Flanagan is) saying about this book: 'You're welcome everyone.' 'Thank god for me.' 'I'd rather be sad and lonely, but right.' 'There's not actually 488 rules in here but it sure feels like it'.

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Magpie Audiobook

Magpie

Author: Sophie Draper Narrator: Antonia Beamish, Richard Trinder Release Date: November 2019

The dark, twisty new domestic suspense from the author of Cuckoo She's married to him. But does she know him at all? Claire lives with her family in a beautiful house overlooking the water. But she feels as if she's married to a stranger - one who is leading a double life. As soon as she can get their son Joe away from him, she's determined to leave Duncan. But finding out the truth about Duncan's secret life leads to consequences Claire never planned for. Now Joe is missing, and she's struggling to piece together the events of the night that tore them all apart. Alone in an isolated cottage, hiding from Duncan, Claire tries to unravel the lies they've told each other, and themselves. Something happened to her family ... But can she face the truth? Perfect for fans of Ruth Ware and C. J. Tudor 'Chilling and heart-rending, a creepy, atmospheric story with a beautifully-drawn, bleak setting and memorably flawed characters' Roz Watkins 'Beautifully written, with a chilling mystery at its core, Magpie is a suspenseful and twisty pleasure of a read' Howard Linskey 'This eerie tale lingered with me for days after I'd read the final page. I didn't see the final twist coming!' Nicola Rayner 'I could not stop reading this - creepy and compelling. I loved it' Sarah Ward

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A Midwinter Promise Audiobook

A Midwinter Promise

Author: Lulu Taylor Narrator: Eilidh Beaton Release Date: November 2019

A Midwinter Promise by Sunday Times top ten bestselling author Lulu Taylor, is a dramatic story of loss, grief and the legacy of secrets. 'Don't you just want to grab this, switch off the phone and curl up on the sofa? Winter bliss from Lulu Taylor' Veronica Henry The past A lonely and imaginative child, Julia loves her family's beautiful and wild Cornish home with all her heart. But, marked by dark troubles, she enters her adult years determined to leave and seek a new beginning in London. It's there she meets the handsome David. They fall in love, but when Julia becomes pregnant, even he can't stop the terrible echoes of the past from ringing in her ears. The only sound to be heard above the noise is the old Cornish house, calling her home . . . The present For Julia's adult children, Alex and Johnnie, the house hides the history of their family within its walls. For Alex, it is full of memories of her late mother. For Johnnie, it is the house that should have been rightfully theirs after Julia died but has been stolen from them instead. With their father now lying in a hospital bed, time is running out for Alex and Johnnie to uncover the secrets of what happened to their mother all those years ago. Can they discover the truth before the house closes its doors to them forever?

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Lessons In Lust Audiobook

Lessons In Lust

Author: Gaelforce Narrator: Gaelforce Release Date: July 2019

Tonight you and I will find our passion together. But who shall take the lead? Will you submit to me as I tease and arouse you to the limits of your pleasure? Or will I find myself under your control, in anticipation of the release only you can give? The choice is yours. I am yours. You are mine. I will be whoever you want me to be. Irish audio author Gaelforce is well known for his warmth, humor, and intoxicating sensuality as well as his deep love and respect for women. No matter the scenario, you will feel safe and valued. Using immersive soundscapes and a revolutionary 3D microphone, let Gael entice you into his seductive world. Track List 01 - Wake Up Call Your warm wet mouth all over my cock. Best. Wake Up Call. Ever. 02 - Hold Out You think I am the horny devil. But you are just as bad as I am. I bet I could go longer without sex than you. Would you like to make a little wager? 03 - Killing The Gentleman Your gentleman learns a sexy lesson in dirty talk. 04 - The Hot Seat A sexual endurance challenge. I want you to spread your legs and nestle your toy against your body. Now turn it on. Until I tell you, you can turn it off. 05 - Further Instructions (Part 1) Your long boring day is about to get very sexy. 06 - Further Instructions (Part 2) Did you do what I asked? 07 - Further Instructions (Part 3) The day is finally over. We don't have to wait. Let me show you that you're not the only one who's been wanting this all day. 08 - My Turn (The Hot Seat) It's my turn in the Hot Seat. Here I am tied to the chair, your stockings around my wrists. 09 - My Mischievous Muse You wanted to be punished. Why else would you misbehave so beautifully? 10 - New Place of Pleasure (Anal) You've got a sexy secret. A fantasy. A desire. I'll give you everything you've been craving. 11 - Wet Dream What fantasies have you writhing so seductively in our bed? Even in slumber, you know how to make me crave you.

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Behind the Mask: My Autobiography Audiobook

Behind the Mask: My Autobiography

Author: Tyson Fury Narrator: Jake Wood, Tyson Fury Release Date: November 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. Behind The Mask is read by Jake Wood, with an introduction read by Tyson Fury. 'Incredible stories... you don't have to be a boxing fan to enjoy it' SCOTT MILLS, BBC RADIO 1 'A must-read for any boxing fan.' WORLD BOXING NEWS 'If you know someone who is a fan of the People's Champion then they'll love this.' TALKSPORT XMAS GIFT GUIDE The extraordinary story of the rise and fall and rise again of Tyson Fury... THE GYPSY KING. A Manchester lad from Irish Traveller stock, born three months premature and weighing just a pound at birth, Tyson (named after his father's boxing hero) grew up to become one of the most unlikely heavyweight champions in history. This 'dream come true' soon turned to nightmare, however, as alcohol and cocaine abuse took hold and Tyson was stripped of his titles. What followed was the darkest moment of his life - detailed in this book for the first time - in which he came within seconds of ending everything. THE PEOPLE'S CHAMPION. Like all the greatest stories, though, there is redemption and Tyson defies all the odds and literally drags himself to his feet. 10 million people around the globe watched Fury fight Wilder in the biggest fight of the boxing calendar. Speaking candidly about his struggles with mental health, this is Tyson Fury as you have never seen him before. A BRITISH ICON. Behind the Mask is an unflinching autobiography from the greatest boxer of our time and a man who has demonstrated strength of a very different kind by conquering his demons. 'It's a great book, if I could read, I'd buy it' BILLY JOE SAUNDERS, WBO World Super-Middleweight Champion 'I didn't believe boxers could be role models, but Tyson Fury has changed my mind... This 30-year-old Mancunian has made us all think twice about the possibilities of redemption.' SIMON KELNER, INDEPENDENT 'Tyson Fury has become Britain's most unlikely inspirational figure... the sight of a broken Fury caught a mood with the public. Never was the epithet "People's Champion" more apt' RON LEWIS, THE TIMES 'Tyson Fury is an amazing real-life champion' SYLVESTER STALLONE, star of Rocky 'You may not have any interest in boxing at all and you will find this story about Tyson's life fascinating' BBC RADIO 5 LIVE 'An unusual, heartening story, nicely told. There is much to amaze and admire' SUNDAY TIMES

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Peaky Blinders: The Real Story: The new true history of Birmingham's most notorious gangs Audiobook

Peaky Blinders: The Real Story: The new true history of Birmingham's most notorious gangs

Author: Carl Chinn Narrator: Carl Chinn Release Date: September 2019

The Peaky Blinders as we know them, thanks to the hit TV series, are infused with drama and dread. Fashionably dressed, the charismatic but deeply flawed Shelby family blind enemies by slashing them with the disposable safety razor blades stitched in to the peaks of their flat caps, as they fight bloody gangland wars involving Irish terrorists and the authorities led by a devious Home Secretary, Winston Churchill. But who were the real Peaky Blinders? Did they really exist? Well-known social historian, broadcaster and author, Carl Chinn, has spent decades searching them out. Now he reveals the true story of the notorious Peaky Blinders, one of whom was his own great grandfather and, like the Shelbys, his grandfather was an illegal bookmaker in back-street Birmingham. In this gripping social history, Chinn shines a light on the rarely reported struggles of the working class in one of the great cities of the British Empire before the First World War. The story continues after 1918 as some Peaky Blinders transformed into the infamous Birmingham Gang. Led by the real Billy Kimber, they fought a bloody war with the London gangsters Darby Sabini and Alfie Solomon over valuable protection rackets extorting money from bookmakers across the booming postwar racecourses of Britain. Drawing together a remarkably wide-range of original sources, including interviews with relatives of the 1920s gangsters, Peaky Blinders: The Real Story adds a new dimension to the true history of Birmingham's underworld and fact behind its fiction.

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The Hunting Party Audiobook

The Hunting Party

Author: Lucy Foley Narrator: Cathleen Mccarron, Clare Corbett, Ellie Heydon, Joshua Manning, Laura Kirman Release Date: December 2018

EVERYONE'S INVITED. EVERYONE'S A SUSPECT. Bristling with tension, bitter rivalries, and toxic friendships, get ready for the most hotly-anticipated thriller of 2019. In a remote hunting lodge, deep in the Scottish wilderness, old friends gather for New Year. The beautiful one The golden couple The volatile one The new parents The quiet one The city boy The outsider The victim. Not an accident - a murder among friends. 'A ripping, riveting murder mystery' A. J. Finn 'Full of surprises' Simon Kernick 'Very gripping' Sophie Hannah 'Chilling, you won't sleep' Adele Parks 'The Secret History meets And Then There Were None' Cass Green 'The suspense will keep you reading long after lights out' Woman and Home 'Pitch-perfect' Laura Marshall

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The Butterfly Room Audiobook

The Butterfly Room

Author: Lucinda Riley Narrator: Nicolette Mckenzie Release Date: May 2019

Full of her trademark mix of unforgettable characters and heart-breaking secrets, The Butterfly Room is the new spellbinding, multi-generational story from Sunday Times bestseller Lucinda Riley. Posy Montague is approaching her seventieth birthday. Still living in her beautiful family home, Admiral House, set in the glorious Suffolk countryside where she spent her own idyllic childhood catching butterflies with her beloved father, and raised her own children, Posy knows she must make an agonising decision. The house is crumbling around her, and Posy knows the time has come to sell it. Then a face appears from the past - Freddie, her first love, who abandoned her and left her heartbroken fifty years ago. Already struggling to cope with her son Sam's inept business dealings, and the sudden reappearance of her younger son Nick, Posy is reluctant to trust in Freddie's renewed affection. And unbeknown to Posy, Freddie - and Admiral House - have a devastating secret to reveal... Praise for the Author: "Masterful storytelling and imaginative power are the trademarks of Riley's novels." LANCASHIRE EVENING POST

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Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results, and Be the Best at What Audiobook

Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results, and Be the Best at What

Author: Dave Anderson Narrator: Dave Anderson Release Date: November 2017

This book is designed to help you rise to the challenge and become the Game Changer your organization needs. Candid insights from dozens of coaches, managers, CEOs, journalists, entrepreneurs, and other elite performers reveal the qualities that make some people stand out, and the underlying theme is mindset. While talent is a great head start, it is merely potential. Undeveloped and erratically-wielded talent holds little value for an organization. The key to high performance is an intentionally cultivated mindset of success, backed by the bold action it takes to make things happen every day. This book delves deep into the elite performance paradigm to help you work at the highest levels. The performance spectrum is not about classifying your coworkers; it's about self-assessment, self-reflection, and self-improvement. Everyone has star quality, even if it is buried deep inside. Unstoppable helps you uncover your potential, and upgrade your performance to become the best.

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The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B Audiobook

The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B

Author: Jojo Moyes Narrator: Julia Whelan Release Date: October 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. THE SPELLBINDING SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF ME BEFORE YOU The greatest love story is the one you least expect . . . Alice is stifled, bored, and misunderstood. So when she meets wealthy and handsome American, Bennett Van Cleve, she is quickly swept off her feet. Marrying him and moving to America seems like a great adventure - but life as a newlywed in stuffy Baileyville, Kentucky, is not at all what she hoped for. Until, that is, she responds to a call for volunteers to start a travelling library, surprising herself by saying yes, before her husband can say no . . . Led by feisty and rebellious Margery O'Hare, this unlikely group of women travel far and wide on their mission to bring books and reading to those that need it, and Alice finally finds the freedom, friendship and love that she's been looking for. But not everyone approves of what they are doing, especially her new father-in-law. And when the town turns against them, will their belief in each other and their work be enough? The Giver of Stars is a mesmerising tale of female friendship, romance, and the wonder of books and reading, inspired by a remarkable true story. 'Her best book yet' Grazia 'Perfect for long autumn nights' Stylist 'Delightful. The most appealing thing is Moyes' wonderful way with romance' The Times 'Extraordinary. The best thing she has written since Me Before You' METRO 'An entertaining, immersive and moving read' THE SUNDAY TIMES 'Intensely moving and crammed with romance and emotion' SUN 'Packed full of romance, tension and brilliantly drawn characters' SUNDAY POST 'A beautiful, special novel. I loved it and didn't want it to end!' LIANE MORIARTY, author of Big Little Lies 'Moyes' best yet' SUNDAY POST 'My favourite of 2019' 5***** READER REVIEW 'Epic' DAVID NICHOLLS, bestselling author of One Day 'I laughed and I cried. Could not put it down' 5***** READER REVIEW 'The most sweeping, dramatic, richly evocative book, full of brilliantly feisty women' SOPHIE KINSELLA, bestselling author of The Confessions of a Shopaholic

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