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  • Bill Jensen

    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Bill Jensen and Josh Klein's pioneering work, Hacking Work: Breaking Stupid Rules for Smart Results, read by the actor Colin Mace. It would be so much easier to do great work if not for pointless bureaucracies, outdated technologies, and deeply irrational rules. These things are killing us. Frustrating? Hell, yes. But take heart. Today's top performers are taking matters into their own hands: bypassing sacred structures, using forbidden tools, and ignoring silly corporate edicts. In other words, they are hacking work to increase their efficiency and job satisfaction. In this groundbreaking book, consultant Bill Jensen...read more

  • Stuart Diamond

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Getting More by Stuart Diamond, read by Colin Mace. You're always negotiating. Whether making a business deal, talking to friends or booking a holiday, negotiation is going on. And most of us are terrible at it. Experts tell us to negotiate as if we live in a rational world. But people can be angry, fearful and irrational. To achieve your goals you have to be able to deal with the unpredictable. In Getting More, negotiation expert Stuart Diamond reveals the real secrets behind getting more in any negotiation - whatever more means to you. Getting More is accessible, jargon-free, innovative ... and it works. About the author: Stuart...read more

  • Matthew Richardson

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of My Name Is Nobody by Matthew Richardson, read by Colin Mace. 'I know a secret. A secret that changes everything...' Solomon Vine was the best of his generation, a spy on a fast track to the top. But when a prisoner is shot in unexplained circumstances on his watch, only suspension and exile beckon. Three months later, MI6's Head of Station in Istanbul is abducted from his home. There are signs of a violent struggle. With the Service in lockdown, uncertain of who can be trusted, thoughts turn to the missing man's oldest friend: Solomon Vine. Officially suspended, Vine can operate outside the chain of command to uncover...read more

  • James Patterson

    Random House present the audiobook edition of Private Princess by James Patterson, read by Colin Mace. Now available to preorder: PRIVATE MOSCOW Jack Morgan receives an offer he cannot refuse… When the head of the world’s foremost investigation agency is invited to meet Princess Caroline, third in line to the British throne, he boards his Gulfstream jet and flies straight to London. The Princess needs Morgan’s skills, and his discretion. Sophie Edwards, a close friend of the royal, has gone missing. She must be found before the media become aware of it. Morgan knows there is more to this case than he is being told. But what is the Princess...read more

  • Andy McNab

    Coming back from war is never easy, as Sergeant Dave Henley’s platoon discovers all too quickly when they return from fighting in Afghanistan. Life at home is very different than on the battlefield – for everyone. When they are summoned back to Helmand to protect the US team assigned to destroy the opium crop, it is almost a relief to the soldiers, if not to their wives, girlfriends and families who are turned inside out once more by their men’s sudden departure. For all concerned, danger lurks around every corner – for Dave’s team who must learn new skills to survive, and their loved ones in England, whose lives can be destroyed by equally deadly weapons - a harsh look, a...read more

  • Matt Dickinson

    ‘Immaculate footballer. Imperial defender. Immortal hero of 1966. Master of Wembley. Captain extraordinary. Gentleman of all time.’ These are some of the words inscribed beneath the statue of England’s World Cup-winning captain, Bobby Moore, at Wembley stadium. Since Moore’s death, of bowel cancer at just 51, these accolades represent the accepted view of this national treasure. But what do we actually know about Bobby Moore as a person? What about the grit alongside the glory? Moore was undeniably an extraordinary captain and player. Pelé called him the greatest – and fairest – defender he ever played against. His feats for West Ham United and England are legendary and...read more

  • James Patterson

    The grand opening of the world's most exclusive hotel: forty floors of breathtaking luxury. VIPs gather in London for the ultimate preview. But one uninvited guest plans to make this a day the city will never forget. Global Head of Security, Jon Roscoe, confronts a killer with a deadly...read more

  • James Patterson

    James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. Three thieves have planned the perfect diamond heist. They've monitored the Hatton Garden jeweller for months and are ready to make the hit. But they were not expecting a rival crew to show up at exactly the same time. After a bloody fight, the three thieves come away with the diamonds and set off to meet their buyer in Amsterdam. But now it's not only the police who are chasing them, and not only the diamonds that are at...read more

  • James Patterson

    James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. PLEASE HELP BEFORE HE KILLS ME. Travelling home for the festive season, Jon Roscoe receives a desperate cry for help. This year, Christmas with his family isn't quite as he had...read more

  • Ed McDonald

    “A remarkably assured fantasy debut that mixes of the inventiveness of China Miéville with the fast paced heroics of David Gemmell.”—Anthony Ryan, New York Times bestselling author of The Legion of Flame Set on a postapocalyptic frontier, Blackwing is a gritty fantasy debut about a man’s desperate battle to survive his own dark destiny... Hope, reason, humanity: the Misery breaks them all.   Under its cracked and wailing sky, the Misery is a vast and blighted expanse, the arcane remnant of a devastating war with the immortals known as the Deep Kings. The war ended nearly a century ago, and the enemy is kept at bay only by the existence of the...read more

  • James Swallow

    New York Times bestselling author James Swallow begins his espionage thriller series with Nomad featuring a British desk jockey intelligence operative turned active agent. Marc Dane is a MI6 field agent at home behind a computer screen, one step away from the action. But when a brutal attack on his team leaves Dane the only survivor-and with the shocking knowledge that there are traitors inside MI6-he's forced into the front line. Matters spiral out of control when the evidence points toward Dane as the perpetrator of the attack. Accused of betraying his country, he must race against time to clear his name. With nowhere to turn to for help and no one left to trust, Marc is forced to rely...read more

  • Ed Mcdonald

    In the second gritty installment of the Raven's Mark series, a bounty hunter faces down the darkest evil. Ryhalt Galharrow is a blackwing--a bounty hunter who seeks out and turns over any man, woman, or child who has been compromised by the immortals known as the Deep Kings. Four years have passed since he helped drive the Deep Kings back across the Misery. But new and darker forces are rising against the...read more

  • Richard K. Morgan

    An atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars, from the author of the award-winning science fiction novel Altered Carbon, now an exciting new series from Netflix.   NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN   Hakan Veil is an ex–corporate enforcer equipped with military-grade body tech that’s made him a human killing machine. His former employers have abandoned him on a turbulent Mars where Earth-based overlords battle for profits and power amid a homegrown independence movement. But he’s had enough of the red planet, and all he wants is a ticket back home—which is just what he’s offered by the Earth...read more

  • James Swallow

    Racing breathlessly from uncharted CIA prisons to the skyscrapers of Dubai, from stormbeaten oil rigs off the African coast to the ancient caverns beneath the city of Naples, Marc Dane returns in Exile, the explosive thriller from James Swallow, the internationally bestselling author of Nomad. A vicious Serbian gang whose profits come from fake nuclear weapons. A disgraced Russian general, with access to the real thing. A vengeful Somali warlord, with a cause for which he'd let the world burn. A jaded government agency, without the information to stop him. Only one man sees what's coming. And even he might not be able to prevent it . ....read more

  • Ed Mcdonald

    In the third gritty installment of the Raven's Mark series, Blackwing Captain Ryhalt Galharrow finds that all power comes with a price... A sorcerous cataclysm has hit the Range, the final defensive line between the republic and the immortal Deep Kings. Tormenting red rains sweep the land, new monstrosities feed on fear in the darkness, and the power of the Nameless, the gods who protect the republic, lies broken. The Blackwing captains who serve them are being picked off one by one, and even immortals have learned what it means to die. Meanwhile, the Deep Kings have only grown stronger, and they are poised to deliver a blow that will finally end the war. Ryhalt Galharrow stands...read more

  • David Gilman

    The Hundred Years War still rages on and the French army thirsts for Thomas Blackstone's blood. Blackstone battles to strengthen Edwards III's claim to the throne and confronts the might of the French army. But, when his friend turns assassin, Blackstone is faced with an impossible choice: to save the English prince or sacrifice his son. Will he abandon his sworn oath to protect the future King of England? Or will he protect his family at the cost of the nation? Praise for the author: "I'd never thought that another writer could rival Bernard Cornwell ... The level of suspense is ratcheted up to a truly brutal level" SHARON PENMAN. "A gripping ride" WILBUR SMITH. "Gilman does heart...read more

  • John Lanchester

    Hailed by the New York Times as an ''elegant and wonderfully witty writer,'' John Lanchester received the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Betty Trask Prize for his critically acclaimed debut, The Debt to Pleasure. In Capital, it's 2008, the height of the financial crisis, and someone is sending anonymous postcards to the affluent residents of Pepys Road, London. The cards read simply, ''We want what you have,'' leaving the recipients asking, Who's behind the strange mailings, and to what lengths will they go to get what they...read more

  • James Bennett

    'A thrilling fusion of myth and modernity,' revel in this explosive debut fantasy of magic and mayhem that'will have you rooting for dragons over humans and loving every minute of it.'(Kevin Hearne, New York Times bestselling author) There's nothing special about Ben Garston...or so he'd have you believe. He won't tell you, for instance, that he's also known as Red Ben. That the world of myth and legend isn't just a fantasy, as we've been led to believe. And he certainly can't let you know the secret of what's hiding just beneath his skin... But now a centuries-old rivalry has just resurfaced, and the delicate balance between his world and ours is about to be shattered. Something is...read more

  • James Patterson

    They're about to make off with millions in stolen diamonds--until someone beats them at their own game.... Three thieves have been planning the perfect diamond heist for months. They're finally ready to make the hit, and everything is set to go off without a hitch--until a rival crew shows up to steal the diamonds at the exact same time. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON - Novels you can devour in a few hours - Impossible to stop listening - All original content from James...read more

  • Bernard Knight

    1192. Returning from the Holy Land at the end of the Third Crusade, Sir John de Wolfe, finds England simmering with rebellion and the body of the king's courier washed up on the shores of the River Exe. Tasked by the Chief Justiciar to discover why the man died and who killed him, Sir John is drawn unwillingly into affairs of state. His new career as a king's coroner is about to begin... How a humble Devon knight became a king's coroner: the thrilling prequel to the perennially popular Crowner John medieval mystery...read more