Published by Spoken Realms Narrated by: Cindy Kay, Caroline McLaughlin, Nancy Wu, Emily Woo Zeller, Feodor Chin, Brian Nishii and Ramon de Ocampo. Synopsis: A collection of 15 beloved Chinese myths, legends, and folktales that are rich in tradition and culture. Each story transports the listener back to ancient times and is filled with excitement, … Continue reading Audiobook: A Chinese Wonder Book by Norman Hinsdale Pitman
Published by Harper Collins Synopsis: Lyra. Lucy. Percy. Once in a generation, a hero emerges whose story enthralls readers worldwide.Fireborn is an epic quest, perfect for fans of the His Dark Materials and The School for Good and Evil series, that will spin readers into a magical world like no other--and introduce them to an unforgettable … Continue reading Ultimate Tour: Harper Collins Fireborn by Aisling Fowler
Diana Croft is one of my longtime favourite narrators so I’m happy to share some of her upcoming works!
If you want to check out what I’ve had to say on pretty much her entire backlist, check this out.
Published by Smoke and Mirrors Press Synopsis: Can you find the famous person hidden in every story? And once found, can you understand them?'Ingenious idea, brilliantly executed' - Daily MirrorBackstories – ‘the stand-out most original book of the year’ - is a collection of stories each told from the point of view of one of … Continue reading Audiobook: Backstories by Simon Van der Velde, narrated by Bobby Hirston, Catherine Dryden, Simon Van der Velde and Stacey Patterson
Synopsis: "Take my hand, little one."Fran finds her standing by the swings. A little girl, Esther, no older than seven years old, by herself in the dead of night, her pretty but old-fashioned yellow dress covered in grass stains and her hair dishevelled. She says she's waiting for Father, and that strikes Fran as particularly … Continue reading Audiobook: Little One by Sarah A. Denzil, narrated by Claire Storey
Published by Avon Synopsis: They’re saying he’s a monster. And they’re saying she knew.Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood – they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family.When the police knock on their door one evening, Beth panics. Tom should be back from work by now – what … Continue reading The Serial Killer’s Wife by Alice Hunter
Published by Harper Collins Synopsis: An electrifying new thriller of true crime and deadly secrets from the acclaimed author of The Furies.Who do you believe?The WifeHannah Catton: bereaved wife, doting mother, clinical psychologist; says she remembers nothing of the night her husband was killed.The SuspectMike Philips: a 19-year-old repeat offender whose clothing was found at … Continue reading The Murder of Graham Catton by Katie Lowe
Published by Simon & Schuster Synopsis: Two former best friends return to their college reunion to find that they’re being circled by someone who wants revenge for what they did ten years before—and will stop at nothing to get it—in this shocking psychological thriller about ambition, toxic friendship, and deadly desire.A lot has changed in … Continue reading The Girls Are All So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
Published by Coronet Synopsis: Ruth lives in the heart of the city. Working, drinking, falling in love: the rhythm of her vivid and complicated life there is set against a background hum of darkening news reports from which she deliberately turns away.As a new relationship becomes increasingly claustrophobic, and the discussions of impending political crisis … Continue reading The Stranding by Kate Sawyer
Published by Hodder & Stoughton Synopsis: In an alternative present-day Lisbon, a small percentage of the population have been diagnosed as Gifted - having telepathic or telekinetic powers. Along with the power comes a stigma and suspicion that Gifted Inspector Isabel Reis with the Lisbon Police Force knows only too well. When Isabel is called … Continue reading The Colours of Death by Patricia Marques
Synopsis: Forty-two-year-old Mia Thorne is not living her best life. After a disastrous career-and-relationship-ending event, she escapes New York City and moves to a sleepy river town in Pennsylvania, courtesy of a dead aunt she never knew. Aunt Hazel was the reclusive family nut, a self-proclaimed psychic. Of course, Mia’s dad always told her that … Continue reading Audiobook: Petal to the Metal by Annabel Chase, narrated by Meghan Kelly (The Bloomin’ Psychic Book#1)
As a Welsh speaker, I’m always surprised how often random Welsh words crop up in audiobook and less surprised when the pronunciation is slightly off, especially when the narrator isn’t from the UK.Imagine you’re reading a book and the village of Rhosllanerchrugog is mentioned. You’re responsible for reading this word out loud, correctly.You don’t speak … Continue reading Non-English Speakers – Pronunciation Help!