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13-minute murder
13-minute murder
Patterson, James, 1947-
Audiobooks
13-minute murder: Michael Ryan can kill anybody in just minutes. When he's offered a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard, the precision strike starts perfectly, then explodes into a horrifying spectacle. Ryan has to run and his wife goes missing. Now the world's fastest hit man se...
The chain
The chain
McKinty, Adrian
Audiobooks
Your phone rings. A Stranger has kidnapped your child. To free them you must abduct someone else's. Your child will be released when your victim's parents kidnap another. If any of these things don't happen: your child will be killed. You are now part of The Chain.
The dirty dozen
The dirty dozen
La Plante, LyndaJane Tennison thriller ; 5.
Audiobooks
April 1980 and Jane is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'. Based at Rigg Approach in East London, they investigate armed robberies on banks, cash in transit and other business premises. Jane thinks her transfer is on merit a...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Good girl, bad girl
Good girl, bad girl
Robotham, Michael, 1960-
Audiobooks
Six years ago, Evie Cormac was discovered, filthy and half-starved, hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a shocking crime. Now approaching adulthood, Evie is damaged, self-destructive and has never revealed her true identity. Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven, a man haunted by his own past...
Growing up queer in Australia
Growing up queer in Australia
Audiobooks
I marked the day in my adolescent diary with a single blank page. The mantle of 'queer migrant' compelled me to keep going - to go further. I never 'came out' to my parents, I felt I owed them no explanation. I was thirty-eight and figured it was time to come out to her. Even now, I sometimes thi...
The handmaid's tale
The handmaid's tale
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Audiobooks
'I believe in the resistance as I believe there can be no light without shadow; or rather, no shadow unless there is also light.' Offred is a Handmaid in The Republic of Gilead, a religious totalitarian state in what was formerly known as the United States. She is placed in the household of The C...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Incentivology : the forces that explain tremendous success and spectacular failure
Incentivology : the forces that explain tremendous success and spectacular failure
Murphy, Jason
Audiobooks
Rewards. Punishments. Prices. The Nobel Prize. Candy Crush. Incentives take more forms than you might expect and they can be hard to spot, but they shape our lives in ways that we rarely examine. Whether it's bounties for criminals or Instagrammable meals, training your dog or saving the planet, ...
Life before
Life before
Reilly, Carmel
Audiobooks
Lori Spyker is taking her kids to school one unremarkable day when a policeman delivers the news that her brother, Scott Green, has been injured and hospitalised following a hit and run. Lori hasn't seen Scott in decades. She appears to be his only contact. Should she take responsibility for him?...
The long call
The long call
Cleeves, AnnTwo Rivers series ; 1.
Audiobooks
In North Devon, where the rivers Taw and Torridge converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. The day Matthew turned his back on the strict evangelical community in which he grew up, he lost his family too. Now he's back, no...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Losing the plot
Losing the plot
Coleman, Elizabeth
Audiobooks
Vanessa Rooney is a thirty-something dental hygienist who finds herself a single mum with a hole in her heart where her husband had been. Somehow, she finds the courage to fulfil her dream of writing a romance novel but soon discovers that it has been plagiarised by celebrity author Charlotte Lan...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Maximillian Fly [sound recording]
Maximillian Fly [sound recording]
Sage, Angie
Audiobooks
The quiet life of Maximillian Fly--a human with cockroach features--is upended when he aids two human children in their escape from an oppressive governing power.
Meet me in Venice
Meet me in Venice
Hannay, Barbara
Audiobooks
A year after her husband Leo's death, widow Daisy invites her three adult children to join her for a holiday in beautiful Venice. It will be wonderful, having them under one roof again in their father's birthplace. But is it possible to recapture the past? Her son Marc's marriage is in jeopardy, ...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The secretary
The secretary
Knight, Renee
Audiobooks
Look around you. Who holds the most power in the room? Is it the one who speaks loudest, who looks the part, who has the most money, who commands the most respect? Or perhaps it's someone like Christine Butcher: a meek, overlooked figure who silently bears witness as information is shared and sec...
The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle
The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle
Green, Sophie
Audiobooks
It's the summer of 1982. 'The Man from Snowy River' is a box office hit and Paul Hogan is on the TV. In a seaside suburb of NSW, housewife Theresa Howard takes up swimming. She wants to get fit; she also wants a few precious minutes to herself. So at sunrise each day she strikes out past the wave...
Snake Island
Snake Island
Hobson, Ben
Audiobooks
Vernon and Penelope Moore never want to see their son Caleb again. Not after he hit his wife and ended up in gaol. But when Vernon hears that Caleb is being regularly visited and savagely bashed by a local criminal as the police stand by, he realises he has to act. What has his life been as a fat...
State of fear
State of fear
Ayliffe, TimJohn Bailey ; 2.John Bailey ; 2.
Audiobooks
John Bailey has a history of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The former war correspondent has been kidnapped and tortured - twice. Finally he's living something that resembles a normal life. But all that changes when a terrorist murders a woman in front of Bailey in London. The master...
Stranger country
Stranger country
Tan, Monica
Audiobooks
What happens when a 32-year-old first-generation Australian woman decides to chuck in a dream job, pack a sleeping bag and tent, and hit the long, dusty road for six months? 30,000 km later, Monica Tan has the answer, and it completely surprises her. In mid-2016, Monica left Sydney, unsure of her...
The testaments
The testaments
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-Handmaid's tale ; 2.
Audiobooks
And so I step up, into the darkness within; or else the light. When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, listeners had no way of telling what lay ahead. With The Testaments, the wait is over.
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Tidelands
Tidelands
Gregory, PhilippaTidelands (Series) ; 1.
Audiobooks
England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different. Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands, the marshy landscape of the south coast. Ali...
The warning
The warning
Patterson, James, 1947-
Audiobooks
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 disc...
The dirty dozen
La Plante, LyndaJane Tennison thriller ; 5.
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The handmaid's tale
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
The long call
Cleeves, AnnTwo Rivers series ; 1.
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
State of fear
Ayliffe, TimJohn Bailey ; 2.John Bailey ; 2.
The testaments
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-Handmaid's tale ; 2.
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Tidelands
Gregory, PhilippaTidelands (Series) ; 1.
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