7 Audiobooks To Listen To On Your Next Road Trip

Whether you’re going on a road trip, aren’t too big on reading but still don’t want to miss out on the latest books or just want to take your mind off things, audiobooks are a great way to switch off and get whisked away to a different world at the touch of a button. This summer, there are so many new ones to pick from – so we decided to make choosing easier for you and narrowed down our seven top releases. From gripping thrillers to romantic novels and even one narrated by none other than Tom Hanks, keep scrolling to find your next listen…

1. It Started with a Secret by Jill Mansell, narrated by Katherine Press

A beautiful Cornish setting, a chaotic family, a woman who’s had enough of romance – or has she? The trouble with secrets is that you can’t guess what the consequences will be. This audiobook will have you at the edge of your seat the whole time and listening out for any clues as to what the secret could be…

2. The Missing Pieces of Nancy Moon by Sarah Steele, narrated by Ellie Heydon

Florence Connelly is broken hearted: her marriage has collapsed and her beloved grandmother has just died. Even the joy she found in dressmaking is gone. But things change when Flo opens a box of vintage 1960s dress patterns found inside her grandmother’s wardrobe. Listen to The Missing Pieces of Nancy Moon to find out how Flo unravels an untold story of love and loss in her family’s past…

3. The Weekend Away by Sarah Alderson, narrated by Helen Keeley

In The Weekend Away, two friends go on holiday but only one comes back. Orla and Kate have been best friends forever and head off on a trip to Lisbon. After their first night out, Orla wakes up and Kate is gone. Brushed off by the police and with only a fuzzy memory of the night’s events, Orla is her friend’s only hope…

4. The Love Square by Laura Jane Williams, narrated by Carrie Hope Fletcher

Penny Bridge has always been unlucky in love. So she can’t believe it when she meets a remarkable new man. Followed by another. And then another… And all of them want to date her. Penny has to choose between three. But are any of them The One? Find out in The Love Square

5. After the Silence written and narrated by Louise O’Neill

One night, a violent storm engulfed the island of Inisrun, cutting it off from the mainland. When morning broke, a lifeless body was discovered and the killer couldn’t have escaped the island – but no-one was ever charged with the murder. After Silence picks up when a documentary crew arrives ten years later, determined to find evidence that will prove who was complicit in the murder…

6. The Heatwave by Katerina Diamond, narrated by Charlotte Worthing

In The Heatwave, two bad things happened in one summer: a stranger arrived and then a girl disappeared. In the wake of the crime that rocked her hometown, Felicity fled, knowing more than she let on. But 16 years later, her new life is shattered by the news that a second girl has gone missing in Sidmouth. Now, Felicity must go home, to face the truth about what happened all those years ago…

7. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, narrated by Tom Hanks

The Dutch House is an unforgettably powerful novel of the indelible bond between two siblings – and the audiobook is narrated by none other than Tom Hanks. Told with Ann Patchett’s inimitable blend of humour, rage and heartbreak, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale and story of a paradise lost; of the powerful bonds of place and time that magnetise and repel us for our whole lives.

 

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