Audio Books

The Library Supply Company lists and supplies a broad range of adult and children’s audio books on CD, MP3 and Playaway formats from international partners. We also offer downloadable audio books through the OneClick digital platform. Leisje Baynes is responsible for audio format sourcing leisje@librarysupply.co.nz. You can browse a selection of our latest releases in a variety of audio formats or our entire catalogue here.

The Author Talks - A new series of content

We invite you to our exclusive The Author Talks interviews brought to you by W.F. Howes. Each month, exciting new interviews will be featured with debut and established authors, on video or recorded in the studio where the audiobook was produced.

In a brand new interview Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah talks about her novel The Book of Memory. Interviewed by actress and narrator of the audiobook Chipo Chung, Petina discusses the inspiration behind her novel, and her transition from a writer of short stories to a writer of novels, as well as her favourite writers who have influenced her work.

The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah and narrated by Chipo Chung

Memory is an albino woman languishing in Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, after being sentenced for murder. As part of her appeal, her lawyer insists that she write down what happened as she remembers it. As her story unfolds, Memory reveals that she has been tried and convicted for the murder of Lloyd Hendricks, her adopted father. But who was Lloyd Hendricks? Why does Memory feel no remorse for his death? And did everything happen exactly as she remembers?

The Trail Beyond by Max Brand

The Trail Beyond by Max Brand

Peter Quince was a fighter born and bred. Orphaned at a young age, he remembered an old woman saying that he was a bad one and would cause a lot of trouble in the world. When he beat his foster brother in a fight over a girl name Mary, Peter knew it was time to strike out on his own. At barely twenty, he had a price on his head for shooting a man in self-defense. As he outsmarted lawmen in five states and territories, the bounty rose to over $100,000. He fled to Mexico, only to fall into trouble again with a land baron, a beautiful woman, and a bandit.

The President Is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton

The President Is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton

Uncertainty and fear grip the nation. There are whispers of cyber-terror and espionage and a traitor in the Cabinet. Even the President himself becomes a suspect, and then he disappears from public view . . .Set over the course of three days, The President Is Missing sheds a stunning light upon the inner workings and vulnerabilities of our nation. Filled with information that only a former Commander-in-Chief could know, this is the most authentic, terrifying novel to come along in many years.

Killing It by Asia Mackay

Killing It by Asia Mackay

It's Lex's first day back at work after maternity leave. She worries about the separation from her daughter as she leaves her with the nanny - but it's normal to worry, right? But Lex isn't a 'normal' mother. She's an elite-trained killer who works for a covert department within Her Majesty's Secret Service. She's just been given the assignment of her life, but can she juggle motherhood with the life of an assassin?

Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel

Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel

A decorated former Air Force pilot. A pregnant flight attendant. A dedicated TSA agent. The fates of these three, and many others, converge in Danielle Steel’s gripping new novel—a heart-stopping thriller that engages ordinary men and women in the fight of their lives during a flight from New York to San Francisco.

Beyond The Odyssey by Maz Evans

Beyond The Odyssey by Maz Evans

Elliot's life is spiralling out of control. He's been suspended from school, his ex-convict dad is useless around the house and his mum's health is worsening. What's more, the gods are determined to forge on with the quest for the third chaos stone. An unlikely, hilarious and heart-warming odyssey begins. But Elliot has heard of a mythical potion rumoured to cure all ills - can he save his mum, even if it means sacrificing the fate of the world?

Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend

Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend

Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she's blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor.

Day Of The Dead by Nicci French

Day Of The Dead by Nicci French

A final reckoning is coming for Frieda Klein...On a London high street, a runaway vehicle crashes to a halt. The man in the driving seat was murdered a week earlier.On Hampstead Heath, a bonfire blazes: in the flames lies the next victim. As autumn leaves fall, a serial killer runs amok, playing games with the police. The death toll is rising fast, and the investigation is floundering. But this is no ordinary killer, and every new victim is intended as a message to just one woman and someone is coming to find her . . .

Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard

"This book is full of wonders...Loose teeth, chewing gum, it all becomes noble, almost holy, under Knausgaard’s patient, admiring gaze. The world feels repainted.” —The New York Times

From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons.

Figures In A Landscape by Paul Theroux

Figures In A Landscape by Paul Theroux

A delectable collection of Theroux’s recent writing on great places, people, and prose. This tour-de-force features a satisfyingly varied selection of topics that showcase Theroux’s sheer versatility as a writer. Travel essays take us to Ecuador, Zimbabwe, and Hawaii. Gems of literary criticism reveal fascinating depth in the work of Henry David Thoreau, Graham Greene, and Hunter Thompson. And in a series of personal profiles, we take a helicopter ride with Elizabeth Taylor, go surfing with Oliver Sacks and explore New York with Robin Williams.

Imogen by Jilly Cooper

Imogen by Jilly Cooper

The light-hearted, hilarious and gorgeous novel from the much-loved classic author. As a librarian, Imogen read a lot of books, but none of them covered real life on the Riviera. Her holiday with tennis ace, Nicky, and the whole glamorous coterie of journalist, playboy, photographer, was a revelation - and so was she. A prize worth winning. A wild Yorkshire rose among the thorny model girls, Cable and Yvonne, with a rare asset that they'd mislaid years ago...

Paddington's Finest Hour by Michael Bond

Paddington's Finest Hour by Michael Bond

A brand-new title from Michael Bond chronicling new and exciting adventures of Paddington Bear! Somehow Paddington always finds himself in extraordinary situations, so it is no surprise when he appears in a popular TV cooking show, finds himself on a stage giving one of his hard stares to a hypnotist, and performing some precarious tricks at Mr. Gruber’s birthday party.

Storm Wake by Lucy Christopher

Storm Wake by Lucy Christopher

Moss has grown up on the strangest and most magical of islands. Her father has a plan to control the tempestuous weather that wracks the shores. But the island seems to have a plan of its own once Callan — a wild boy her age — appears on its beaches. Her complex feelings for Callan shift with every tide, while her love for the island, and her father, are thrown into doubt...And when one fateful day, a young man from the outside world washes up on the beach, speaking of the Old World, nothing will ever be the same.

Max Champion And The Great Race Car Robbery by Alexander McCall Smith

Max Champion And The Great Race Car Robbery by Alexander McCall Smith

Start your engines and get in gear for an action-packed story from the bestselling author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, with fun and energetic illustrations by Kate Hindley. When Max finds an old car that has his last name – Champion – on the bonnet, he learns that his grandfather used to make some of the best cars around ... and race them! That is, until his ideas book and his favourite car, Arabella, were stolen by greedy rival Mr Grabber. Can Max find a way to get back what Grandfather Gus lost? And will Arabella ever be seen again?

Storm Dog by Holly Webb

Storm Dog by Holly Webb

Tilly is going to stay with her gran and great-gran in Wales. She's got a big school project about the Second World War to do and Gran, who was evacuated herself during the war, has promised to help. Travelling on the train for the first time alone, Tilly falls asleep and wakes up to discover she's travelled all the way back to World War II. She's being evacuated to Wales

The Fallen by David Baldacci

The Fallen by David Baldacci

The closer Amos Decker comes to the truth, the deadlier it gets in #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci's latest Memory Man thriller.Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes obscure bible verses, odd symbols—have the police stumped.

"Decker is one of the most unusual detectives any novelist has dreamed up." —Washington Post

Song Of The Sea Maid by Rebecca Mascull

Song Of The Sea Maid by Rebecca Mascull

In the 18th century, Dawnay Price is an anomaly. An educated foundling, a woman of science in a time when such things are unheard of, she overcomes her origins to become a natural philosopher. Against the conventions of the day, and to the alarm of her male contemporaries, she sets sail to Portugal to develop her theories. There she makes some startling discoveries - not only in an ancient cave whose secrets hint at a previously undiscovered civilisation but also in her own heart. The siren call of science is powerful, but as war approaches she finds herself pulled in another direction by feelings she cannot control.

Prudence by Jilly Cooper

Prudence by Jilly Cooper

The trouble with the Mulholland family, Prudence decided, was that they were all in love with the wrong people. She had been overjoyed when Pendle, her barrister boyfriend invited her home for the weekend to meet his family. It soon began to dawn on Prudence that there was more to this weekend than met the eye . . .

City Without Stars by Tim Baker

City Without Stars by Tim Baker

The only thing more dangerous than the cartels is the truth...In Ciudad Real, Mexico, a deadly war between rival cartels is erupting, and hundreds of female sweat-shop workers are being murdered. As his police superiors start shutting down his investigation, Fuentes suspects most of his colleagues are on the payroll of narco kingpin, El Santo. Meanwhile, despairing union activist, Pilar, decides to take social justice into her own hands. But if she wants to stop the killings, she's going to have to ignore all her instincts and accept the help of Fuentes.

Beside The Syrian Sea by James Wolff

Beside The Syrian Sea by James Wolff

Jonas is a British spy. When his father is kidnapped and held for ransom by ISIS in Syria, he takes matters into his own hands. To pay the kidnappers, he begins to steal the only currency he has access to: secret government intelligence. British and American secret service agents in Beirut try everything in their power to stop Jonas, and he finds himself tested to the limit.

The Lido by Libby Page

The Lido by Libby Page

Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26: dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers...Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but everything she knows is changing. Only the local lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George. Kate has just moved and feels adrift in a city that is too big for her. She's on the bottom rung of her career as a local journalist, and is determined to make something of it.

Property: A Collection by Lionel Shriver

Property: A Collection by Lionel Shriver

This landmark publication, the first collection of stories from a master of the form, explores the idea of "property" in both senses of the word: real estate, and stuff. These sharp, brilliantly imaginative pieces illustrate how our possessions act as proxies for ourselves, and how tussles over ownership articulate the power dynamics of our relationships. In Shriver’s world, we may possess people and objects and places, but in turn they possess us.

Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel

Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel

A comically sinister tale of wicked spirits and suburban mediums from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of ‘Wolf Hall’ and ‘Bring Up the Bodies’. Shortlisted for the Orange Prize, Hilary Mantel’s supremely suspenseful novel is a masterpiece of dark humour and even darker secrets.

How To Bewitch A Wolf by Abie Longstaff

How To Bewitch A Wolf by Abie Longstaff

Charlie is finally testing her powers as a witch. But when new boy Zack joins the school, everything goes wrong. He seems perfect - but Charlie is sure there's more to him than meets the eye. Another enchanting exploration of friendship and magic, from best-selling author Abie Longstaff.

Flamingo Boy by Michael Morpurgo

Flamingo Boy by Michael Morpurgo

This is a landmark new novel from the nation’s favourite storyteller, set in the unique landscape of the Camargue in the South of France during WW2. There, a young autistic boy lives on his parents’ farm among the salt flats, and the flamingos that live there. There are lots of things he doesn’t understand: but he does know how to heal animals. He loves routine, and music too: and every week he goes to market with his mother, to ride his special horse on the town carousel.

The Story Of Our Lives by Helen Warner

The Story Of Our Lives by Helen Warner

Everyone remembers where they were on 31st August 1997, the day Princess Diana died. Sophie, Emily, Amy and Melissa certainly do, a beautiful cottage in Southwold, at the start of an annual tradition to have a weekend away together. Every year since, the four best friends have come back together. But over time the changes in their lives have led them down very different paths. And it’s when those paths collide that the secrets they’ve been keeping come tumbling out.

Moving Forward Sideways Like A Crab by Shani Mootoo

Moving Forward Sideways Like A Crab by Shani Mootoo

Jonathan Lewis-Adey was nine when his mother, Sid, vanished entirely from his life. It's not until he's a grown man that Jonathan finally reconnects with his beloved lost parent, only to find, to his shock and dismay, that the woman he knew as 'Sid' in Toronto has become an elegant man named Sydney living in his native Trinidad. For nine years, Jonathan has paid regular visits to Sydney, trying with quiet desperation to rediscover the parent he adored inside this familiar stranger.

The Hoarder by Jess Kidd

The Hoarder by Jess Kidd

Maud Drennan - underpaid carer and unintentional psychic - is the latest in a long line of dogsbodies for the ancient, belligerent Cathal Flood. Despite her best efforts, Maud is drawn into the mysteries concealed in this once-grand home. She realises that something is changing: Cathal, and the junk-filled rooms, are opening up to her. With only her agoraphobic landlady and a troop of sarcastic ghostly saints to help, Maud must uncover what lies beneath Cathal's decades-old hostility, and the strange activities of the house itself. And if someone has hidden a secret there, how far will they go to ensure it remains buried?

A Year At Hotel Gondola by Nicky Pellegrino

A Year At Hotel Gondola by Nicky Pellegrino

Kat has never wanted to live a small life. She's an adventurer, a food writer who travels the world visiting far-flung places and eating unusual things. Now she is about to embark on her biggest adventure yet - a relationship. She has fallen in love with an Italian man and is moving to live with him in Venice where she will help him run his small guesthouse, Hotel Gondola. Kat has lined up a book deal and will write about the first year of her new adventure.

Spectacular Stories For The Very Young by David Walliams

Spectacular Stories For The Very Young by David Walliams

All four of David Walliams’ amazing picture books on one spectacular CD for the first time! Read by the author himself. This unabridged CD compilation includes: The Slightly Annoying Elephant, The First Hippo On The Moon , The Bear Who Went Boo, There's A Snake In My School.

The Five Realms: The Gift Of Dark Hollow by Kieran Larwood

The Five Realms: The Gift Of Dark Hollow by Kieran Larwood

The bard tiptoes out of his room, the crow-dream still echoing in his head, making him twitch at imaginary creaks of iron wings.The bard must leave Thornbury. It is not safe for him to stay. Rue, his new apprentice, travels with him - keen to learn his trade - and hear the next installment in the legend of Podkin One-Ear . . .

The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill

The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey. Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal.

Vlad The World's Worst Vampire by Anna Wilson

Vlad The World's Worst Vampire by Anna Wilson

Vlad is the youngest member of the Impaler family, the bravest vampires that ever lived. But Vlad isn't very brave at all. He's even a little bit scared of the dark! All Vlad wants is some friends and he thinks he knows just where to find them… Human school! So off Vlad goes, along with his pet bat Flit. A gentle and funny story of a little vampire who wishes he was human - this is DIARY OF A WIMPY KID meets Hotel Transylvania.

The Simple Truth by David Baldacci

The Simple Truth by David Baldacci

Rufus Harms is rotting in a Virginia military prison. He was convicted 25 years ago of the brutal killing of a young girl, a crime he did not commit. Out of a haze of memories and with fragments of evidence, he has reconstructed the truth about the horrid event that ruined his life. He knows his discovery could cost him his life, so he breaks from prison after sending an appeal to the Supreme Court that details a massive conspiracy tied into the foundations of Washington.

Sunday Morning Coming Down by Nicci French

Sunday Morning Coming Down by Nicci French

Psychotherapist Frieda Kleins home is her refuge until she returns to find it has become a grisly crime scene. Beneath the floorboards is the body of a man who was helping her track down the serial killer, Dean Reeve. The investigation takes an even darker turn when her friends become targeted. Once again Frieda finds herself drawn into the police inquiry, risking everything to save those closest to her.

Murder On Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson

Murder On Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson

From the national bestselling author of Murder in Morningside Heights, midwife Sarah Brandt and former police detective Frank Malloy investigate a murder in the secretive, high-society world of nineteenth-century New York City . . .In the midst of Sarah and Frank’s wedding preparations, Sarah accompanies her mother on a condolence call to the Upper West Side, where Charles Oakes, the son of family friends, has died unexpectedly after suffering from a mysterious disease. But Charles’s father believes his son was poisoned, and would like Sarah and Frank to look into the matter.

All She Left Behind by Jane Kirkpatrck

All She Left Behind by Jane Kirkpatrck

Already well-versed in the natural healing properties of herbs and oils, Jennie Pickett longs to become a doctor. But the Oregon frontier of the 1870s doesn't approve of such innovations as women attending medical school. Through her award-winning, layered storytelling, New York Times bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick invites readers to leave behind their preconceived notions about love and life as they, along with Jennie, discover that dreams may be deferred--but they never really die. Based on a true story.