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After the peace [sound recording]
After the peace [sound recording]
Weldon, Fay2019
Audiobooks
How many parents does it take to make a baby? In the case of Rosalind Melrose Smithson it took four: one birth mother; one legal father; one interfering neighbour and one turkey baster filled with the defrosted essence of an anonymous donor. Or not so anonymous as it turned out. For donor no. 116...
The anniversary [sound recording]
The anniversary [sound recording]
Boyd, Hilary2019
Audiobooks
Stella's marriage ended decades ago, after the event that not only shattered her life with her husband, Jack, but shaped her relationship with her daughter, Eve, too. Now, despite the tensions that linger between mother and daughter, Stella is called upon to look after Eve in her time of need. Sh...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Begging to die [sound recording]
Begging to die [sound recording]
Masterton, Graham2019
Audiobooks
A young girl is found wandering the city alone. Who is she? Someone is killing beggars on the streets of Cork. But why? DCI Katie Maguire, Ireland's most fearless detective, must find out. But while she fights for justice for the homeless, her fiance Conor has his own crusade: against illegal pup...
The better sister [sound recording]
The better sister [sound recording]
Burke, Alafair2019
Audiobooks
For a while, it seemed like both Taylor sisters had found happiness. Chloe landed a coveted publishing job in New York City. Nicky got married to a promising young attorney named Adam McIntosh and became a mother to a baby boy named Ethan. But now, 14 years later, it is Chloe who is married to Ad...
Big sister, little sister, red sister [sound recording] : three women at the heart of twentieth-century China
Big sister, little sister, red sister [sound recording] : three women at the heart of twentieth-century China
Chang, Jung, 1952-2019
Audiobooks
They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the centre of power, and each of them left an indelible mark on history. Red Sister, Ching-ling, married the '...
Blue moon [sound recording]
Blue moon [sound recording]
Child, Lee2019
Audiobooks
Jack Reacher is a former military cop, trained to notice things. He's on a Greyhound bus, watching an elderly man sleeping in his seat, with a fat envelope of cash hanging out of his pocket. Another passenger is watching too, obviously hoping to get rich quick. When the mugger finally makes his m...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
A devious death [sound recording]
A devious death [sound recording]
Maxwell, Alyssa2019
Audiobooks
Phoebe and her sister Julia are eager for a summer getaway at High Head Lodge, the newly purchased estate of their cousin Regina. But they are not the only houseguests. Regina's odd friend, Olive, is far from friendly, and Regina's mother and brother - bitter over the unequal distribution of her ...
Golden child [sound recording]
Golden child [sound recording]
Adam, Claire2019
Audiobooks
It's dark now; the bats are out. Insects knock against the light on the patio and the dog sits at the gate. A boy has not returned home and a family anxiously awaits. A father steps out into the night to search for his son. As the hours turn into days, this man will learn many things. He will lea...
I confess [sound recording]
I confess [sound recording]
Barclay, Alex2019
Audiobooks
A group of childhood friends are reunited at a luxury inn on a remote west coast peninsula in Ireland. But as a storm builds outside, the dark events that marred their childhoods threaten to resurface. And when a body is discovered, the group faces a shocking realisation: a killer is among them, ...
The last paradise [sound recording]
The last paradise [sound recording]
Morrissey, Di2019
Audiobooks
Grace has the perfect life: a job she loves, a beautiful daughter and a rich, successful husband. But one night, when their world falls apart in a shocking disaster, Grace suddenly sees what she couldn't admit, her marriage and her husband are a fraud. With the life she knew in tatters, she takes...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The lying room [sound recording]
The lying room [sound recording]
French, Nicci2019
Audiobooks
A trusted colleague and friend. A mother. A wife. Neve Connolly is all these things. She has also made mistakes; some small, some unconsciously done, some large, some deliberate. She is only human, after all. But now one mistake is spiralling out of control and Neve is bringing those around her i...
The mother [sound recording]
The mother [sound recording]
Edwards, Yvvette2019
Audiobooks
Today, Marcia is heading to the Old Bailey. She's going there to do something no mother should ever have to do: to attend the trial of the boy accused of her son's murder. She's not meant to be that woman; Ryan, her son, wasn't that kind of boy. But Tyson Manley is that kind of a boy and, as his ...
The nursery [sound recording]
The nursery [sound recording]
Mackay, Asia2019
Audiobooks
Lex Tyler is trying to have it all. But being a working mother is so much more difficult when you're a secret agent for an underground branch of the security services. Platform Eight have been tasked with tracking down and eliminating the traitor in MI6 who has been selling information to the hig...
The olive garden choir [sound recording]
The olive garden choir [sound recording]
Fleming, Leah2019
Audiobooks
On the beautiful island of Santaniki, close to Crete, it's not all white sands and sunshine. When retired bookseller Ariadne Blunt suggests the English residents form a choir, there are groans of resistance. After a little persuasion, the group gather in Ariadne's olive garden to rehearse for a s...
The runaway [sound recording]
The runaway [sound recording]
Overton, Hollie2019
Audiobooks
Ashley Naylor is a teenage runaway - she is found beaten, stabbed and left for dead in the backstreets of LA. When Ash's foster mother, Becca, discovers that Ash has been murdered, she sets out to track down the killer, seeking justice for this broken girl and salvation for herself. Ash's trail l...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Sister of mine [sound recording]
Sister of mine [sound recording]
Petrou, Laurie, 1976-2019
Audiobooks
The Grayson sisters are trouble. Everyone in their small town knows it. But no-one can know of the secret that binds them together. Hattie is the light. Penny is the darkness. Together, they have balance. But one night the balance is toppled. A match is struck. A fire is started. A cruel husband ...
Sixty summers [sound recording]
Sixty summers [sound recording]
Hampson, Amanda2019
Audiobooks
When Maggie, Fran and Rose met in their youth, they had dreams and ambitions. Forty years later, the three friends are turning sixty, each of them restless and disenchanted with their lives. In an attempt to recapture the sense of freedom and purpose they once possessed, they decide to retrace th...
Stone country [sound recording]
Stone country [sound recording]
Alexander, Nicole, 1965-2019
Audiobooks
South Australia, 1919. Ross Grant has always felt like the black sheep of his wealthy Scottish family. An explorer at heart, he dreams of life on Waybell, their remote cattle station in Australia's last remaining wilderness, the Northern Territory. Then his brother Alastair is branded a deserter ...
A tree born crooked [sound recording]
A tree born crooked [sound recording]
Post, Steph2019
Audiobooks
But when James receives a postcard from his mother, Birdie Mae, informing him of his father's death, he bites the bullet and returns to the rural and stagnant town of Crystal Springs, Florida, a place where dreams are born to die. James is too late for Orville's funeral, but he's just in time to ...
Under pressure [sound recording] : living life and avoiding death on a nuclear submarine
Under pressure [sound recording] : living life and avoiding death on a nuclear submarine
Humphreys, Richard2019
Audiobooks
Based on the first-hand experiences of a man who served on a submarine during the Cold War, 'Under Pressure' is the shockingly candid, visceral, droll and incredibly entertaining account of what it's like to live in one of the most extreme man-made environments in the world.
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