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. Angus Meek is responsible for audio format sourcing angus@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?

Fear by Dirk Kurbjuweit

Fear by Dirk Kurbjuweit

"I had always believed my father capable of a massacre. Whenever I heard on the news that there had been a killing spree, I would hold my breath, unable to relax until it was clear that it couldn't have been him." Randolph Tiefenthaler insists he had a normal childhood, though he grew up with a father who kept thirty loaded guns in the house. A modestly successful architect with a wonderful family and a beautiful home, he soon finds his life compromised when his father, a man Randolph loves yet has always feared, is imprisoned for murder.

The Lie Of The Land by Amanda Craig

The Lie Of The Land by Amanda Craig

Quentin and Lottie Bredin, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London; instead, they must downsize and move to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulterous, Quentin can't understand why Lottie is so angry; devastated and humiliated, Lottie feels herself to have been intolerably wounded. Mud, mice and quarrels are one thing - but why is their rent so low? What is the mystery surrounding their unappealing new home? The beauty of the landscape is ravishing, yet it conceals a dark side involving poverty, revenge, abuse and violence which will rise up to threaten them.

Fire And Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Micheal Wolf

Fire And Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Micheal Wolf

The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself.

Still Me by Jojo Moyes

Still Me by Jojo Moyes

Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the super-rich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on. Lou is determined to get the most out of the experience and throws herself into her job and New York life within this privileged world.

Witch For A week by Kaye Umansky

Witch For A week by Kaye Umansky

When Elsie Pickles offers to house-sit the mysterious home of local witch Magenta Sharp, she has no idea what she's getting herself into. Left with a talking raven and a scruffy dog for company, a magical tower that has a mind of its own and a book of instruction called Everything You Need to Know, what could possibly go wrong? With an assortment of weird and wonderful neighbours banging at the door and a box of volatile magical ingredients that must be used immediately, Elsie finds out that looking after Magenta's home might not be as easy as she first thought

The Elephant Thief by Jane Kerr

The Elephant Thief by Jane Kerr

When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he's swept up on an unforgettable journey. His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince. As he rides Maharajah from Scotland to his new home in England, even Queen Victoria follows their journey with delight. But a rival zookeeper wagers on their failure, and soon Danny's shady connections threaten to overturn the mission ...

The Dream Lover by William Boyd

The Dream Lover by William Boyd

Funny, moving and sharply observed, these stories are confirmation of Boyd's status as one of English fiction's finest writers. Here are twenty-four gripping tales told in bold, distinct voices from Brazil to Africa and from Nice to Hollywood. This eclectic collection by the acclaimed author of "Restless and Brazzaville Beach" is a must-read for any lover of the short story.

On A Beautiful Day by Lucy Diamond

On A Beautiful Day by Lucy Diamond

It's a beautiful day in Manchester and four friends are meeting for a birthday lunch. But then they witness a shocking accident just metres away which acts as a catalyst for each of them. For Laura, it's a wake-up call to heed the ticking of her biological clock. Sensible Juliet finds herself throwing caution to the wind in a new relationship. Eve, who has been trying to ignore the worrying lump in her breast, feels helpless and out of control. And happy-go-lucky India is drawn to one of the victims of the accident, causing long-buried secrets to rise to the surface.

The Guilty Wife by Elle Croft

The Guilty Wife by Elle Croft

Bethany Reston is happily married. But she's also having an affair with a famous client. And no one can ever know. When Bethany's lover is brutally murdered, she has to hide her grief from everyone.But someone knows her secret. And then one day the threats begin. With an ever-growing pile of evidence pointing to her as the murderer, the only way she can protect her secrets is to prove her innocence. And that means tracking down a killer. An incredibly taut, tense game of cat and mouse - with a twist you'll never see coming.

Bad Dad by David Walliams

Bad Dad by David Walliams

A high-speed cops and robbers adventure with heart and soul about a father and son taking on the villainous Mr Big – and winning! This riches-to-rags story will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter! Bad Dad is a fast and furious, heart-warming story of a father and son on an adventure – and a thrilling mission to break an innocent man into prison!

The Demon Headmaster: Total Control by Gillian Cross

The Demon Headmaster: Total Control by Gillian Cross

Everyone is good at something. But at Lizzie's school this has been taken to extremes. Her classmate Ethan, who previously had no interest in sport, is now incredible at football; her brother's suddenly an expert in robotics; and Lizzie has become really good at being bad. But when she tries to remember what awful thing she's just done, all she has is a blank space in her mind. How come they've suddenly changed so much?

Peach by Emma Glass

Peach by Emma Glass

Something has happened to Peach. It hurts to walk but she staggers home to parents that don't seem to notice. They can't keep their hands off each other and, besides, they have a new infant, sweet and wobbly as a jelly baby.Peach must patch herself up alone so she can go to college and see her boyfriend, Green. But sleeping is hard when she is haunted by the gaping memory of a mouth, and working is hard when burning sausage fat fills her nostrils, and eating is impossible when her stomach is swollen tight as a drum.

Fools And Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

Fools And Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell makes a dramatic departure with this enthralling, action-packed standalone novel that tells the story of the first production of A Midsummer Night's Dream—as related by William Shakespeare’s estranged younger brother.

Lord, what fools these mortals be . . .

Phone by Will Self

Phone by Will Self

For the four characters at the heart of this novel of our times the five hundred-quid worry bead in their pocket may be both a blessing and a curse. For Dr Zachary Busner it is a mysterious object - but also it's his life line to his autistic grandson Ben, whose own connection with technology is, in turn, a vital one. For Jonathan De'Ath, MI6 agent, the phone may reveal his best kept secret: that Colonel Thomas, husband, father, and tank commander is Jonathan's long time lover.

Motherland by Paul Theroux

Motherland by Paul Theroux

Mother Land is a piercing portrait of how a parent’s narcissism impacts a family. While the particulars of this tale are unique, Theroux encapsulates with acute clarity and wisdom a circumstance that is familiar to legions of readers. And beyond offering the shock and comfort of recognition, Mother Land presents for everyone an engrossing, heartbreaking, and often funny saga of a vast family that bickers, colludes, connives, and ultimately overcomes the painful ties that bind them.

Captain Pug And Other Adventures by Laura James

Captain Pug And Other Adventures by Laura James

On one very ordinary day Pug's nose knows that breakfast is on its way. And with breakfast, come crumbs – but not just any old crumbs, jam tart crumbs. Jam tarts are Pug's favorite food, and he loves nothing more than to share them with his best friend, Lady Miranda. But just before Pug can finish the last jam tart, Lady Miranda picks him up and whisks him away for a sea-faring adventure.

Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer by Alexander McCall Smith

Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer by Alexander McCall Smith

Freddie Mole's dad repairs washing machines, and his mom works for months at a time on a ship. They struggle day to day to make ends meet, while also helping Freddie's uncle and his family. Freddie wants to make his own contribution. When he finds out about an opening at the circus that's in town, he asks for the job. He can't believe his luck when he is asked to understudy some of the acts--and get paid to do it.

Shadow Man by Margaret Kirk

Shadow Man by Margaret Kirk

Two brutal killings rock Inverness and bring ex-Met Detective Inspector Lukas Mahler the biggest challenge of his career....The body of the queen of daytime TV, Morven Murray, is discovered by her sister, Anna, on the morning of her wedding day. But does Anna know more about the murder than she's letting on?

Letters From Father Christmas by J.R.R Tolkien

Letters From Father Christmas by J.R.R Tolkien

Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R. Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in a strange, spidery handwriting and a beautiful coloured drawing or painting. The letters were from Father Christmas. They told wonderful tales of life at the North Pole. No reader, young or old, can fail to be charmed by Tolkien’s inventiveness in this classic holiday treat.

Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of The Wizard Of Oz by Michael Morpurgo

Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of The Wizard Of Oz by Michael Morpurgo

From master storyteller Michael Morpurgo and illustrated in stunning colour by the award-winning Emma Chichester Clark comes a surprising, charming and uplifting twist on The Wizard of Oz, told by a very special and unforgettable character: Dorothy’s pet dog, Toto. A perfect, collectible gift for all children (and children at heart).

The Gingerbread House by Kate Beaufoy

The Gingerbread House by Kate Beaufoy

Nestled among cherry trees in a picturesque country garden, the Gingerbread House resembles an illustration from an old-world storybook. But beware! For in the fairy-tale, that's where the witch lives...

'Moving, honest, and darkly comic, The Gingerbread House confronts an issue that has been taboo for too long.' – Marian Keyes

A Legacy Of Spies by John Le Carre

A Legacy Of Spies by John Le Carre

The undisputed master returns with a riveting new book—his first Smiley novel in more than twenty-five years. Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service is living out his old age on the family farmstead when a letter from his old Service summons him to London. His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London are to be scrutinized by a generation with no memory of the Cold War and no patience with its justifications.

Dunkirk by Joshua Levine

Dunkirk by Joshua Levine

The epic true story of Dunkirk - now a major motion picture, written and directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy and Mark Rylance. In 1940, at the French port of Dunkirk, more than 300,000 trapped Allied troops were dramatically rescued from destruction at the hands of Nazi Germany by an extraordinary seaborne evacuation. The true history of the soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians involved in the nine-day skirmish has passed into legend.

The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood

The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood

An enthralling novel about love, loss, secrets, friendship, and the healing power of literature, by the bestselling author of The Knitting Circle. Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group’s goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them.