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  • Charles Chilton

    A further BBC Radio episode of the classic science fiction series created by Charles Chilton. In this exciting adventure, Jet Morgan and his crew receive a distress call from an abandoned space freighter. But when they board the ship, Jet and Doc discover a digitised personality locked inside the ship's computer - one with a deadly intent. The crew must find a way to defeat the vastly superior Host: for if they fail, they will not only all perish, but mankind will become a dispensable stepping stone to a new chapter in evolution... Between 1953 and 1958, Journey into Space attracted millions of listeners, gripped by the mystery and promise of space exploration in weekly cliffhanging...read more

  • Daniel M. Davis

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Beautiful Cure by Daniel M Davis, read by Jot Davies. The immune system holds the key to human health. In The Beautiful Cure, leading immunologist Professor Daniel Davis describes the scientific quest to understand how it works – and how it is affected by stress, sleep, age and our state of mind – and explains how this knowledge is now unlocking a revolutionary new approach to medicine and well-being. The body's ability to fight disease and heal itself is one of the great mysteries and marvels of nature. But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly...read more

  • John Marrs

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The One by John Marrs, read by Clare Corbett, Vicky Hall, Simon Bubb, Jot Davies and Sophie Aldred Soon to be a major Netflix Original series and perfect for fans of Caroline Kepnes's You. HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO FIND THE ONE? A no 1 EBook bestseller and featured on Simon Mayo's Radio 2 book club. Perfect for fans of TM Logan's Lies and C.L. Taylor's The Fear. One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner - the one you're genetically made for. A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test,...read more

  • Daniel M. Davis

    Brought to you by Penguin. Welcome to a revolution in the science of human health. Imagine... - Knowing years in advance whether you are likely to get certain cancers - Having a bespoke understanding of your individual genes, organs and cells - Following a diet and health regime tailored to your microbiome - Continuous monitoring of your body's workings and well-being - Taking drugs that improve your cognition and help to acquire new skills - Manipulating the genes of your unborn children to eliminate disease or even enhance their capabilities Traversing six key frontiers of human biology, Daniel Davis shows how these radical possibilities have been made real - thanks to the...read more

  • Daniel M. Davis

    “A perfect blend of cutting-edge science and compelling storytelling.”—Bill Bryson This audiobook narrated by Jot Davies offers revolutionary new vision of human biology and the scientific breakthroughs that will transform our lives Imagine knowing years in advance whether you are likely to get cancer, or having a personalized understanding of your individual genes, organs, and cells. Imagine being able to monitor your body's well-being, or have a diet tailored to your microbiome. The Secret Body reveals how these and other stunning breakthroughs and technologies are transforming our understanding of how the human body works, what it is capable of, how to protect it from disease,...read more

  • Wilkie Collins

    Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Jessie Buckley, Richard Cordery, Julian Wadham, David Sturzaker, Hugh Fraser, Bruce Alexander, Oscar Batterham, Matthew Spencer, James MacCallum, Stewart Clarke and Jot Davies. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Sandra Kemp. The Moonstone, a priceless yellow diamond, is looted from an Indian temple and maliciously bequeathed to Rachel Verinder. On her eighteenth birthday, her friend and suitor Franklin Blake brings the gift to her. That very night, it is stolen again. No one is above suspicion, as the idiosyncratic Sergeant Cuff and the Franklin piece together a puzzling series of events as mystifying...read more

  • Georgette Heyer

    Brought to you by Penguin. Powder And Patch is read by Jot Davies. If he is to win her hand, Philip must become what he is not. In an 18th-Century England of wit, womanising and powdered wigs, provincial Philip Jettan runs the risk of irreproachability. Cleone Charteris stands in no such danger. The golden-haired, headstrong despair of men, she seeks a husband who can duel and dice with the best of them. So Philip leaves for Paris, where his father's hopes and his lover's ideals are realised but with unforeseen consequences for them both ... A peerlessly successful and prolific romantic novelist, Georgette Heyer shows in Powder And Patch what won her a wide, devoted readership...read more

  • Michael Morpurgo

    A wonderful tale from the former Children’s Laureate. Read by Jot Davies, this enthralling tale from former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo has all the qualities of a classic for generations to...read more

  • Jonathan Langley

    Twelve of the best-loved children’s book stories to get your little ones through the longest journeys this summer. Worried about how to keep your little ones occupied this Summer? . . . Worry no more with this compilation of twelve of the best-loved children’s stories. Two hours of audio fun to keep your children entertained on even the longest journeys – keeping at bay the dreaded question, ARE WE THERE YET? Featuring some of the biggest names in children’s stories – Michael Morpurgo, Oliver Jeffers, Michael Bond and Jill Barklem – this collection has it all. Full of laughter, and tonnes of fun. A must-have for the Summer...read more

  • Daniel M. Davis

    The immune system holds the key to human health. In The Beautiful Cure, leading immunologist Daniel M. Davis describes how the scientific quest to understand how the immune system works-and how it is affected by stress, sleep, age, and our state of mind-is now unlocking a revolutionary new approach to medicine and well-being. The body's ability to fight disease and heal itself is one of the great mysteries and marvels of nature. But in recent years, painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our grasp of this breathtakingly beautiful inner world-a vast and intricate network of specialist cells, regulatory proteins, and dedicated genes that are continually protecting our bodies....read more

  • Charles Cumming

    From the internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of The Trinity Six, comes Charles Cumming's A Foreign Country, a compelling tale of deceit and betrayal, conspiracy and redemption. On the vacation of a lifetime in Egypt, an elderly French couple are brutally murdered. Days later, a meticulously-planned kidnapping takes place on the streets of Paris. Amelia Levene, the first female Chief of MI6, has disappeared without a trace, six weeks before she is due to take over as the most influential spy in Europe. It is the gravest crisis MI6 has faced in more than a decade. Desperate not only to find her, but to keep her disappearance a secret, Britain's top intelligence...read more

  • Charles Cumming

    Internationally acclaimed as 'a premier writer of espionage thrillers' (USA Today), Charles Cumming is 'among the most skillful spy novelists' (Washington Post) and 'a worthy successor to the masters…like John le Carré and Len Deighton' (Chicago Sun-Times). Now, with A Colder War, Cumming returns with MI6 agent Tom Kell, in a tour de force that will dazzle readers and critics alike. A top-ranking Iranian military official is blown up while trying to defect to the West. An investigative journalist is arrested and imprisoned for writing an article critical of the Turkish government. An Iranian nuclear scientist is assassinated on the streets of Tehran. These three incidents,...read more

  • Mo Hayder

    When a vagrant - the Walking Man - finds a dog wandering alone with the words 'HELP US' written on its collar, he's sure it's a desperate plea from someone in trouble and calls on Detective Inspector Jack Caffery to investigate. Caffery has no idea who or what he is searching for, but one thing he is sure of: it's a race against time. Meanwhile, the Anchor-Ferrers, a wealthy local family, are fighting for their lives in their remote home ten miles away. Two men have tricked their way into the house and are holding the family for ransom. Yet as the captors' demands become increasingly bizarre and humiliating, it becomes clear that this is more than a random crime - it's a personal...read more

  • Ben Elton

    It’s the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has been born yet. Perhaps now they never will be. Stanton knows that a great and terrible war is coming. A collective suicidal madness that will destroy European civilization and bring misery to millions in the century to come. He knows this because, for him, that century is already history. Somehow he must change that history. He must prevent the war. A war that will begin with a single bullet. But can a single bullet truly corrupt an entire century? And, if so, could another single bullet save...read more

  • Mo Hayder

    Bestselling and prize winning author Mo Hayder has expertly crafted an authentically disturbing, gripping, unsettling and engrossing thriller in Wolf. Perfect for fans of Stephen King, Stuart MacBride and Karin Slaughter, this is one novel you won't be able to put down... 'Builds to its mesmerising climax with a brilliantly paced sense of menace. Masterful' - Sunday Mirror 'Terrifying' - Karin Slaughter 'Stunning' - Tess Gerritsen 'I was totally absorbed from the start. Bloody, intriguing, twisty and fast-paced.' -- ***** Reader review 'A cracker of a read' -- ***** Reader review 'Couldn't put it down, just brilliant.' -- ***** Reader review 'What a ride!' -- ***** Reader...read more

  • Paul Strathern

    At a moment of great discovery, one Big Idea can change the world... Newton's observations on motion, gravity and light revolutionised the world and opened up humanity's understanding of the universe. Today his work is taken for granted, but in the context of modern times, to what extent can we appreciate the 'gravity' of his theories? Newton and Gravity tells the captivating story of Newton's life as an eccentric teenager, devout Christian, paranoid recluse, arrogant genius, and obsessive alchemist.His is a captivating tale of the universe as seen through the eyes of a highly erratic yet astonishingly brilliant individual.Exceptionally told, the immeasurable impact of Newton's Big...read more

  • Paul Strathern

    At a moment of great discovery, one Big Idea can change the world...Marie Curie had one of the finest scientific minds of the twentieth century, overturning established ideas in both physics and chemistry. She had an equally profound effect in the social arena, challenging the commonly held belief that women were intellectually inferior to men. Her work influenced current cancer research and her exploration of radioactivity was groundbreaking.Curie & Radioactivity tells the captivating story of Curie's early life in which she worked as a governess to support her sister during medical school, through to her later life, as the first person ever honoured with Nobel Prizes in two different...read more

  • Paul Strathern

    At a moment of great discovery, one Big Idea can change the world... Galileo is often referred to as 'the father of modern science' and his contribution to modern psychics and astronomy, among other scientific fields, cannot be overstated. His discoveries shattered for ever humanity's ignorance about the true nature of our solar system and our place within the universe. But Galileo paid the ultimate price for his revolutionary findings, sentenced to life imprisonment and forced to renounce his work. Galileo & the Solar System brings to life all of the great man's inventions, pioneering ideas and struggles, in an easy-to-follow way. Providing a fascinating account of Galileo's life,...read more

  • Mo Hayder

    Bestselling and prize-winning author Mo Hayder has penned another spine-tingling and stomach-churning thriller that is guaranteed to keep you turning the pages. Creepy, enthralling, twisty and very moving, Poppet is perfect for fans of Stephen King, Stuart MacBride and Karin Slaughter. 'Hayder has a profound ability to shock and surprise her readers' -- Karin Slaughter 'With Mo Hayder you never know where you are going until you get there' -- The Times 'Oozes sinisterness from the first page' -- Entertainment weekly 'Full of twists, turns and lots of tension . . . deliciously dark and creepy.' -- ***** Reader review 'Completely compulsive reading . . . gritty and often shocking.' --...read more

  • Ben Elton

    Berlin 1920 Two babies are born. Two brothers. United and indivisible, sharing everything. Twins in all but blood. As Germany marches into its Nazi Armageddon, the ties of family, friendship and love are tested to the very limits of endurance. And the brothers are faced with an unimaginable choice....Which one of them will survive? Ben Elton's most personal novel to date,Two Brothers transports the reader to the time of history's darkest...read more