Publisher's Summary
Million-copy-selling Chris Brookmyre takes his fiction further than ever before in this wildly inventive and sharply-plotted novel set in the unforgiving emptiness of space. “This is as close to a city without crime as mankind has ever seen.” Ciudad de Cielo is the ‘city in the sky’, a space station where hundreds of scientists and […]
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Robin Miles
Published: Nov 9th, 2017
Purchased: Jul 25th, 2017
Publisher's Summary
Sam Morpeth is left to fend for her younger sister when their mother goes to prison. But when a stranger begins to blackmail her online, she’s drawn her into a trap she may not escape alive. Reporter Jack Parlabane is indebted to a volatile source, and now that debt is being called in, it could […]
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King, Avita Jay
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Published: Apr 19th, 2017
Purchased: Apr 24th, 2017
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There is no perfect marriage. There is no perfect murder.Diana Jager's life crumbles when her details are released on the Internet as revenge for her antisexism blog. Then she meets Peter. Within six months, they are married. Within six more, Peter is dead in a road accident - a nightmare end to their fairy-tale romance.But Peter's sister, Lucy, doesn't believe in fairy tales... ©2016 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King, Scarlett Mack
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Published: Jan 28th, 2016
Purchased: Jan 15th, 2016
Series: Jack Parlabane
Publisher's Summary
Their eyes met across a crowded room. She was just a poor servant girl, and he was the son of a rich industrialist.Er, no, this is a Christopher Brookmyre novel, although the eyes meeting across a crowded room part is true. Where it differs from the fairy tales is that the room in question was crowded with hostages and armed bank robbers, and his eyes were the only part of him... ©2002 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Caroline Guthrie
Published: Aug 13th, 2015
Purchased: Aug 13th, 2015
Publisher's Summary
We could tell you about the bodies. We could tell you their names, where they were found, the states they were in. We could tell you about the suspects, too, the evidence, the investigators; join a few dots, even throw you a motive.But what would be the point? After all, you know these people. You went to school with them. We all did. So if you really knew them then, you'll... ©2006 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King
Published: Jun 25th, 2015
Purchased: Jul 2nd, 2015
Publisher's Summary
Gavin is creating a unique 'holiday experience' - every facility any tourist who hates going abroad will ever want will all be available on a converted North Sea oil rig.To test the facilities, he's hosting a reunion for his old school friends. He is so busy showing off that he doesn't notice that another group have invited themselves along - a collection of terrorist... ©1999 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King
Published: Jun 25th, 2015
Purchased: Jul 1st, 2015
Publisher's Summary
It was a junket, a freebie. A 'team-building' weekend in the highlands for lawyers, advertising execs, businessmen, even the head of a charity. Oh, and a journalist, specially solicited for his renowned and voluble scepticism - Jack Parlabane.Amid the flying paintballs and flowing Shiraz even the most cynical admit the organisers have pulled some surprises - stalkers in the... ©2004 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King
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Published: Jun 25th, 2015
Purchased: Jun 28th, 2015
Series: Jack Parlabane
Publisher's Summary
The crew of an oceanic research vessel goes missing in the Pacific along with their mini submarine.An evangelical media star holds a rally next door to a cinematic convention in LA. The cops know there's going to be trouble, but what they didn't foresee was the presence of a Glaswegian photographer with an indecipherable accent and a strong dislike of hypocrisy or of a... ©1998 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: William Hope
Published: Jun 25th, 2015
Purchased: Jun 28th, 2015
Publisher's Summary
Jack Parlabane is an investigative journalist who is not averse to breaking the law for a good story.Scottish parliament is in catatonic shock after experiencing its first dose of Westminster sleaze, and the Catholic Church of Scotland is taking advantage of the politicians' discomfort. Behind the scenes the truth is obscured.Aware he's missing out on a great story; Parlabane... ©2000 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King
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Published: Jun 25th, 2015
Purchased: Jun 23rd, 2015
Series: Jack Parlabane
Publisher's Summary
The murder of a media moghul in his country mansion appears to be the result of him disturbing a gang of would-be thieves. The robbers are swiftly caught, but when they are unexpectedly moved to a different prison they escape.Back in Edinburgh a young solicitor reveals to the press that one of the subjects had left a letter with her some time before the break-in which proves... ©1997 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King
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Published: Jun 25th, 2015
Purchased: Jun 23rd, 2015
Series: Jack Parlabane
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Famous, beautiful, and talented, Heike Gunn has the world at her feet. Then one day she simply vanishes. Jack Parlabane has lost everything. A call from an old friend offers a chance for redemption--but only if he can find out what happened to Heike.From Berlin to Barcelona, from the streets of Milan to remote Scottish islands, Parlabane must find out what happened before it's... ©2015 Chris Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King, Kate Bracken
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Published: Jan 29th, 2015
Purchased: Jan 29th, 2015
Series: Jack Parlabane
Publisher's Summary
Fast-paced and wickedly entertaining, Jaggy Splinters is a dark, twisted, and hilarious collection of short stories from best-selling author Christopher Brookmyre.Everyone's favourite unorthodox journalist Jack Parlabane goes undercover to investigate the mysterious and lucrative world of alternative medicine - in particular, the practice of homeopathy. Are there... ©2010 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2013 David Darlington
Published: Jul 18th, 2014
Purchased: Oct 5th, 2014
Publisher's Summary
When her father's killer, Glen Fallan, is arrested for another murder, PI Jasmine Sharp enters an underworld where violence is a way of life and vengeance spans generations. DS Catherine McLeod has one major Glaswegian gangster in the mortuary and another in the cells for killing him - which ought to be cause for celebration. But this case is far more dangerous than it appears... ©2013 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2013 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Sarah Barron
Published: Aug 1st, 2013
Purchased: Jul 2nd, 2014
Publisher's Summary
Would it be your ultimate fantasy to enter a video game? A realm where you can look like a hero or a goddess, fly space-ships, slay dragons, a realm where there are no consequences and no responsibilities. Or would it be your worst nightmare? Stuck in an endless state of war and chaos where not even death can offer an escape...This is where you find out. This is Bedlam.©2013... ©2013 Chistopher Brookmyre (P)2013 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Angus King
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Published: Feb 7th, 2013
Purchased: Aug 11th, 2013
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Private investigator Jasmine Shar has been hired to find Tessa Garrion, a young woman who has vanished without trace. What begins as a simple search awakens a malevolence that has lain dormant for three decades. As Jasmine uncovers a hidden history of sex, drugs, ritualism, and murder, she realises she may need a little help from the dark side herself if she's going to get to... ©2012 Chris Brookmyre (P)2012 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Sarah Barron
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Published: Jun 7th, 2012
Purchased: Jun 21st, 2012
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In Glasgow, aspiring actress Jasmine Sharp is reluctantly - and incompetently - earning a crust working for her Uncle Jim's private investigation business. When Jim goes missing, Jasmine has to take on the investigator mantle for real. Soon she stumbles into a web of corruption and decades-hidden secrets that could tear apart an entire police force - if she can stay alive long... ©2011 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2011 WF Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Sarah Barron
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Published: Jun 17th, 2011
Purchased: Jun 27th, 2011
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The senior pupils of St Peter's High School are on retreat to a secluded outdoor activity centre, coming to terms with the murder of a fellow pupil through the means you would expect: counselling, contemplation, candid discussion and even prayer...not to mention booze, drugs, clandestine liaisons and as much partying as they can get away with.Not so far away, the commanders of... ©2009 Christopher Brookmyre; (P)2009 Isis Publishing
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Kenny Blyth
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Published: Dec 11th, 2009
Purchased: Dec 26th, 2009
Publisher's Summary
Simon Darcourt, an inventive killer with a sense of humour, is creating his own celebrity talent show, one that is generating more publicity than its contestants have ever had in their lives. The catch is that those lives won't be very long.The police turn to Angelique de Xavia, a cop who has crossed his path before. However, the police are not the only people who want... ©2008 Christopher Brookmyre; (P)2009 Isis Publishing Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Kenny Blyth
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Published: Jan 29th, 2009
Purchased: Sep 30th, 2009
Publisher's Summary
Do we really live on in some conscious form after we die, and is that form capable of communicating with the world of the living?"Aye, right..." was journalist Jack Parlabane's stance on the matter. But this was before he found himself in the compromising position of being not only dead himself but dead with an exclusive still to file. One thing he knows for certain: death is... ©2007 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: Jilly Bond, Joe Dunlop
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Published: Jun 25th, 2015
Purchased: Aug 23rd, 2008
Series: Jack Parlabane
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Yeah, yeah, the usual. A crime. A corpse. A killer. Heard it. Except this stiff happens to be a Ponsonby, scion of a venerable Edinburgh medical clan, and the manner of his death speaks of unspeakable things. Why is the body displayed like a slice of beef? How come his hands are digitally challenged? And if it's not the corpse, what is that awful smell? A post-Thatcherite... ©1996 Christopher Brookmyre; (P)2004 Time Warner AudioBooks
Author: Christopher Brookmyre
Narrator: David Tennant
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Published: Mar 15th, 2006
Purchased: Aug 2nd, 2008
Series: Jack Parlabane