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Steven Pacey reads a brand new original adventure for the Doctor's former companion, Romana. Residing on the threshold of E-Space with the Tharil Laszlo, Romana is on the trail of a terrible enemy. Allies of the enslaved, the duo ride the Time Winds in search of the desperate Sluagh. Meanwhile, on a bloody American Civil War battlefield, young soldier Joshua is haunted by spectres: pale, vicious-looking aliens who prey upon the dead to raise an army of living corpses. With the fabled Kairos Ring they can carve portals into other dimensions - and, by accident, Joshua is blown through one of them. United with Romana and Laszlo against the dreadful Sluagh, Joshua finds himself catapulted into a strange new world of learning. But one secret is waiting to catch up with him... Stephen Gallagher, who wrote Romana's final Doctor Who TV story, Warriors' Gate, now reveals her exciting adventures Beyond the Doctor.Show more
Dalek invasion is imminent! Attention: the war against the Daleks continues apace in this new collection of vintage stories from the pen of their creator, Terry Nation. Our successful defence of the galaxy depends on all Anti-Dalek Force agents staying informed of the latest events, in outer space and on a variety of alien planets. That information can be found here! Intrepid ADF agents Nicholas Briggs, Terry Molloy, Steven Pacey and Jon Culshaw relate a series of terrifying adventures - The Castaway, The Solution, The Secret Invasion and The Seeds of Destruction - and issue special briefings including Dalek Terminology, Dalography of Skaro, Recent Findings on the Moon and The Dalek War Machines. All material is authenticated from Terry Nation's Dalek Annuals and other books. Whether in present day London or on further-flung shores, the battle with the Daleks is all around us. Listen now or be exterminated! ? 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Text © Terry Nation 1965, 1978, 1979 Cover images © BBC Studios Distribution Ltd 2020Show more
Steven Pacey reads this intriguing novelisation of a classic Fifth Doctor TV adventure. In response to the White Guardian's warning of great danger, the TARDIS materialises on the heaving deck of an Edwardian racing yacht. But the Doctor soon discovers that this is no ordinary yacht - and no ordinary race. Captain Striker is competing for an unusual prize: 'Enlightenment'. The crew will be lucky to reach port safely. But with such a prize, would they be lucky to win? Steven Pacey reads Barbara Clegg's complete and unabridged novelisation of her own TV adventure, first published by Target Books in 1984. 'This range of classic Target audiobooks continues to go from strength to strength...' (P) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd Text © Barbara Clegg 1984 Cover illustration by Andrew Skilleter Reading produced by Neil Gardner Recorded at Ladbroke Audio Ltd Sound design by Simon Power for Meon Productions - www.meonsound.com Executive producer: Michael StevensShow more
A brilliant collection of bestselling stories from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, read aloud by stars Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey – perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime or any time at all! Go 'Grrrr . . .' with the Gruffalo, sing along with the Smartest Giant, help Monkey search for his mum and see if the little old lady can make some room in her house! The Gruffalo and Other Stories is brilliantly performed by well-known actors Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey, as well as by the author herself, Julia Donaldson. Each story also has a song and sound effects, with a total running time of an hour. Perfect for listening to at home or to brighten up a car journey with the much-loved creations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. This fantastic collection includes four stories: The Gruffalo, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Smartest Giant in Town and Monkey Puzzle.Show more
A brilliant collection of bestselling stories from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, read aloud by stars Josie Lawrence, Steven Pacey and Imelda Staunton – perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime or any time at all! Travel the world with the little snail and the humpback whale, soar through the sky with the witch and her animal friends, join the Gruffalo's Child as she searches for the mysterious Big Bad Mouse, and enjoy the world inside a book with Charlie Cook! The Snail and the Whale and Other Stories is brilliantly performed by well-known actors Josie Lawrence, Steven Pacey and Imelda Staunton, and each story also has a song and sound effects, with a total running time of an hour. Perfect for listening to at home or to brighten up a car journey with the much-loved creations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. This fantastic collection includes four stories: The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo's Child and Charlie Cook's Favourite Book.Show more
Brought to you by Penguin. In this, the tenth Simon Serrailler crime novel, Simon must engage with his own demons as Lafferton struggles to cope with a series of crimes that threaten the sanctity of hearth and home. On the face of it DCS Simon Serrailler has had time to recuperate after the violent incident that cost him his arm, and nearly his life. He is back in harness at Lafferton CID, but is spending his spare time high up in the cathedral roof, making drawings of some medieval angels which are being restored. Lafferton is apparently going through a quiet patch, so far as crime is concerned, until one night two local men open their front door to a distressing scene. Simon makes a serious error of judgment when handling the incident. The stress of this, combined with the fact that he refused all offers of counselling after the loss of his arm, takes its toll. In her new role as a private GP, Simon's sister Cat's medical and counselling skills are tested by terrible and unexpected events at the homes of two very different Lafferton women. Their unreliable father, Richard, has returned to live nearby, in a luxury apartment for the well-heeled over sixties. It's not long before he's up to his old tricks.Show more
Steven Pacey reads this suspenseful novelisation of a classic TV adventure for the Fifth Doctor. When the TARDIS is sabotaged and becomes dimensionally unstable, its internal fabric begins to dissolve, and Nyssa is drawn into a junction with a strangely deserted spacecraft. The Doctor, Tegan and Turlough follow in pursuit, and discover the shocking purpose of Terminus. The Doctor forms an uneasy alliance with two space pirates, whilst Tegan and Turlough become frighteningly enmeshed in the spaceship's infrastructure. For Nyssa, meanwhile, the nature of a sudden illness which engulfs her will have life changing consequences. Steven Pacey reads Stephen Gallagher's novelisation of his 1983 TV serial featuring the Fifth Doctor, as played on screen by Peter Davison. Reading produced by Neil Gardner Sound design by Simon Power Executive Producer: Michael StevensShow more
Celebrate the joy of books with the entertaining Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, read by Imelda Staunton and Steven Pacey, from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This audiobook edition also includes a song and a read along track. Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog . . . From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book of adventure! Perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime - or any time at all!Show more
Visit the farm in this audio edition of A Squash and a Squeeze, read by Imelda Staunton and Steven Pacey - the first ever book from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This audiobook also includes a readalong track, a song and an instrumental. ''Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.'' A little old lady lives all by herself in her house but she's not happy - it's just too small, even for one. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When she pushes them all out again, she'll be amazed at how big her house feels! Perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime - or any time at all!Show more
The Smartest Giant in Town audiobook, read by actors Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey, brings to life the friendly giant and all the little animals in this tale from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This audiobook edition also includes a song and a read along track. George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town . . . until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes! Perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime - or any time at all!Show more
Hailed as a masterpiece on publication, The Moonstone still thrills as a supreme detective story. But it is also a novel of mounting suspense, as the action follows the Moonstone's trail. The gem is tracked from the bloody looting of Seringapatam to the peaceful heart of England and on to the grim slums of London's East End. By skilfully using separate narrators with their differing viewpoints, Wilkie Collins deepens the mystery. Even the great Sergeant Cuff makes a false deduction. The fate of the Moonstone remains uncertain until the final revelation. 1. A CURSED JEWEL. Stolen by the Emperor Aurungzebe from its shrine at Somnauth, the Moonstone is followed by three Hindi priests and carries a curse. At the siege of Seringapatam John Herncastle, a British solider, seizes it and later bequeaths it to his niece Rachel Verinder. Franklin Blake, Rachel's cousin, is charged with delivering it on her 18th birthday. Three Indians precede him, alarming the house steward Betteredge. Franklin decides to put the jewel in a bank and not tell Rachel about her legacy just yet. 2. A FATEFUL BIRTHDAY. Franklin and Rachel fall in love, leading Rachel to reject an earlier suitor, Godfery Ablewhite. At a dinner party held to celebrate her birthday, the Moonstone is presented to her. During dinner Franklin quarrels about medicine with Mr Candy, a doctor; then a drumming is heard outside. The Indians have returned and see that Rachel has the jewel. They are warned off and Betteredge carefully locks the house and lets the dogs loose. Rachel, unaware of the danger, insists on keeping the jewel in her room. 3. THE MOONSTONE VANISHES. The next day, the diamond has disappeared, although the house remains locked. Rachel will say nothing about it and Franklin sets off to have the Indians arrested. However, they turn out to be innocent and the local police arrive, led by Sergeant Seegrave. They prove useless and it is decided to call in a well-known detective, Sergeant Cuff. When he arrives, Cuff is unlike any policeman Betteredge has ever known. Rachel emerges from her room only to berate Franklin, leading Cuff to conclude that she has taken the jewel. 4. A DETECTIVE'S MISTAKE. Betteredge cannot accept Cuff's deduction, but the Sergeant is confirmed in his suspicions when Rachel insists on leaving the house and also spurns Franklin again. Cuff explains his theory to Lady Verinder, who refuses to accept it. She does, however, agree to confront her daughter with his accusation. After doing so, she repeats her conviction that Rachel is innocent and dismisses Cuff. Before leaving, Cuff tells Betteredge the name of the only moneylender who can handle the stolen gem: Septimus Luker. 5. THE UNBELEIVABLE TRUTH. Returning to England on the death of his father Franklin Blake attempts to see Rachel but is rebuffed. Baffled, he visits the lawyer Bruff, who agrees to let him see her alone in Bruff's own house. When Franklin confronts Rachel, she tells him that she saw him take the Moonstone. Astonished, Franklin can offer no explanation for an action he cannot remember. Rachel explains how she saw him remove the stone. Franklin is even more perplexed; they part in anger and distress. 6. A DISASTROUS JOKE. Returning to Frizinghall, Franklin calls on Mr Candy and finds the doctor has been severely ill and cannot speak lucidly; he had collapsed after Rachel's party. His assistant Ezra Jennings, however, reveals he has pieced together Candy's rumblings and discovered a crucial fact: to prove the power of medicine, Candy drugged Franklin with laudanum to make him sleep that fateful night. Jennings suggest that Franklin took the jewel while drugged. Franklin agrees to Jennings' suggestion of conducting a second experiment with laudanum. 7. ALL IS CLEAR. Watched by Rachel and Bruff and under the influence of laudanum, Franklin repeats his actions in taking a mock diamond from the cabinet, but falls asleep before he can reveal what he did with it. Rachel is reconciled to him and Franklin accompanies Bruff to London in pursuit of the Moonstone. There they observe Luker and a dark-skinned sailor at Luker's Bank. Bruff's scout Gooseberry follows the sailor to an East End inn, then returns to fetch Franklin. Together with Sergeant Cuff, who now has a hunch about the thief, they set out for the inn, but arrive too late to save the sailor from murder. Cuff reveals the sailor to be Ablewhite, as he had foretold. 8. JUSTICE EAST AND WEST. Cuff reports that Ablewhite had embezzled money, partly to support a mistress. Franklin, drowsy with laudanum, had given him the jewel and remembered nothing about it the next morning. Ablewhite had seen a chance for the perfect theft. But the Indians followed him to reclaim the jewel. Finally, the Moonstone is restored to Somnauth temple.Show more
Sharp Ends is the ultimate collection of award winning tales and exclusive new short stories from the master of grimdark fantasy, Joe Abercrombie. Violence explodes, treachery abounds, and the words are as deadly as the weapons in this rogue's gallery of side-shows, back-stories, and sharp endings from the world of the First Law. The Union army may be full of bastards, but there's only one who thinks he can save the day single-handed when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta. Curnden Craw and his dozen are out to recover a mysterious item from beyond the Crinna. Only one small problem: no one seems to know what the item is. Shevedieh, the self-styled best thief in Styria, lurches from disaster to catastrophe alongside her best friend and greatest enemy, Javre, Lioness of Hoskopp. And after years of bloodshed, the idealistic chieftain Bethod is desperate to bring peace to the North. There's only one obstacle left - his own lunatic champion, the most feared man in the North: the Bloody-Nine . . . For more from Joe Abercrombie, check out: The First Law Trilogy The Blade Itself Before They Are Hanged Last Argument of Kings Stand Alone Novels in the First Law World Best Served Cold The Heroes Red CountryShow more
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