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    • The Suspect

    • Written by: Fiona Barton
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden, Fiona Hardingham, Nicholas Guy Smith, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    When two 18-year-old girls go missing in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight - desperate, bereft, and frantic with worry. What were the girls up to before they disappeared? Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the truth - and this time is no exception. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • unreal!

    • By shan on 2019-06-04

    Price: CDN$ 33.25

    • The Child

    • Written by: Fiona Barton
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan, Jean Gilpin, Mandy Williams, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it’s a story that deserves attention. She cobbles together a piece for her newspaper, but at a loss for answers, she can only pose a question: Who is the Building Site Baby? As Kate investigates, she unearths connections to a crime that rocked the city decades earlier: A newborn baby was stolen from the maternity ward in a local hospital and was never found.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • HO-LY SH*T.

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-06-04

    Price: CDN$ 33.25

    • Watcher in the Woods

    • A Rockton Thriller (City of the Lost 4)
    • Written by: Kelley Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Thérèse Plummer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The secret town of Rockton has seen some rocky times lately; understandable considering its mix of criminals and victims fleeing society for refuge within its Yukon borders. Casey Duncan, the town's only detective on a police force of three, has already faced murder, arson, and falling in love in less than the year that she's lived there. Yet even she didn't think it would be possible for an outsider to find and cause trouble in the town she's come to call home.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Story was more crime fantasy than mystery...

    • By Jocelyn on 2019-04-30

    Price: CDN$ 33.34

    • Tombland

    • The Shardlake Series, Book 7
    • Written by: C. J. Sansom
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 37 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Spring, 1549. Two years after the death of Henry VIII, England is sliding into chaos...The king, Edward VI, is 11 years old. His uncle Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, rules as Protector. Radical Protestants are conducting all-out war on the old religion, stirring discontent among the people. The Protector's prolonged war with Scotland is proving a disastrous failure. Worst of all, the economy is in collapse, inflation rages, and rebellion is stirring among the peasantry. 

    Price: CDN$ 52.55

    • The Devil's Star: A Harry Hole Novel

    • Harry Hole Series, Book 5
    • Written by: Jo Nesbo, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It seems the city of Oslo has a serial killer on its hands, and detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case. Only he is not happy with his colleague Tom Waaler, whom he suspects of arms smuggling and murder. A previous Jo Nesbø title was voted best Norwegian crime novel of all time. 

    Price: CDN$ 22.80

    • The Redbreast: A Harry Hole Novel

    • Harry Hole Series, Book 3
    • Written by: Jo Nesbo, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    1944: Daniel, a soldier, legendary among the Norwegians fighting the advance of Bolshevism on the Russian front, is killed. Two years later, a wounded soldier wakes up in a Vienna hospital. He becomes involved with a young nurse, the consequences of which will ripple forward to the turn of the next century. 1999: Harry Hole, alone again after having caused an embarrassment in the line of duty, has been promoted to inspector and has surveillance duties. He is assigned the task of monitoring neo-Nazi activities; fairly mundane until a report of a rare gun being fired sparks his interest.

    Price: CDN$ 24.55

    • Munich

    • Written by: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    As Chamberlain's plane judders across the Channel and the Fürher's train steams relentlessly south from Berlin, two young men travel with secrets of their own. Hugh Legat is one of Chamberlain's private secretaries, Paul Hartmann a German diplomat and member of the anti-Hitler resistance. Great friends at Oxford before Hitler came to power, they haven't seen one another since they were last in Munich together six years earlier. Now, as the future of Europe hangs in the balance, their paths are destined to cross again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great recording of an interesting story

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-08-23

    Price: CDN$ 37.63

    • The Only Café

    • Written by: Linden MacIntyre
    • Narrated by: Greg Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Pierre Cormier had secrets. Though he married twice and became a high-flying lawyer and a father, he didn't let anyone really know him. And he was especially silent about what had happened to him in Lebanon, the country he fled during civil war to come to Canada as a refugee. When, in the midst of a corporate scandal, he went missing after his boat exploded, his teenage son Cyril didn't know how to mourn him. But five years later, a single bone and a distinctive gold chain are recovered, and Pierre is at last declared dead. Which changes everything.

    Price: CDN$ 47.04

    • The Kingfisher Secret

    • Written by: Anonymous
    • Narrated by: Kate Handford
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    October 2016: In America, the election is a few weeks away. Journalist Grace Elliott has just landed a scoop that she believes will make her career. A porn star is willing to talk about her affair with the man some hope and many fear will become the next president of the United States. But no one will touch it. Not even Grace's boss, the right-wing publisher of America's leading tabloid. Instead, Grace is sent to Europe where she discovers a story so big, so explosive that it could decide the American election and launch a new Cold War. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good narrator, captivating story

    • By M Reid on 2019-01-10

    Price: CDN$ 29.74

    • Smile

    • Written by: Roddy Doyle
    • Narrated by: Roddy Doyle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Just moved into a new apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnelly's for a pint, a slow one. One evening, his drink is interrupted. A man in shorts and a pink shirt comes over and sits down. He seems to know Victor's name and to remember him from secondary school. His name is Fitzpatrick. Victor dislikes him on sight, dislikes, too, the memories that Fitzpatrick stirs up of five years being taught by the Christian Brothers.

    Price: CDN$ 31.58