Welcome to Crimson Cats Audiobooks

Welcome to the new Crimson Cats website.

As we have moved away from CDs to audiobook downloads, more and more customers are now finding us on Audible and on iBooks through their mobiles or using iTunes. So, from now on, if you wish to buy one of our products, please follow the Audible and iBooks links below. We do have some CDs left, however, and you are welcome to contact us if you are interested.

Gerald Durrell reads a selection of his own short stories about his childhood on Corfu. These stories are taken from ‘Birds, Beasts and Relatives’ and ‘Fillets of Plaice’.

A celebration of the remarkable, often deeply moving and largely unsung, experiences of women in the First World War, told in their own words through poetry, journals and letters.

A selection of some of the short stories that Jane Austen wrote to amuse her family when she was a teenager. Funny, moving and showing the first indications of the great novels to follow.

An account of the battle of Trafalgar written by William Beatty M.D. who was the surgeon aboard HMS Victory and who tended the dying Nelson.


Letters written home to his mother by a private soldier who was serving in Iraq, Persia (Iran), Syria, The Lebanon and Palestine during the Second World War.

A collection of verses, stories and anecdotes about cats and for cats, plus “The Open Mew-niversity” –  a training course for humans who are owned by a cat.

The funny and poignant autobiography of Jerome K Jerome, who is probably best known for his novel “Three Men In A Boat”.

A selection of writings about gardens and gardening by six 19th century women, including instructions to ladies on how to use a spade.


An exploration of the New Zealand writer’s life told through her letters, journals and stories.

A biographical account of how the Irish writer, Felicity Hayes-McCoy and her English husband returned to Ireland to make a new life on the Dingle peninsula.

Based on ‘Travels in West Africa’ by Mary Kingsley, this is the account of a Victorian lady’s journeys up the rivers of West Africa in the 1890s.

A collection of folk stories about cats from around the world.

Don’t forget, you don’t need to be a subscriber to Audible to buy our audiobooks. You can also buy them as a one-off purchase at the audible website. Find out more at our article about using Audible.

Robert Baden-Powell’s memories of some of his espionage operations between the 1880s and the outbreak of the First World War.

A selection of travel writing and personal observations of England in the 1930s by the thriller writer, Victor Canning.

Family memories of serving in Afghanistan in the 19th and early 20th centuries, illustrated with extracts from Rudyard Kipling’s prose and verse.

The classic collection of Lady Gregory’s translations of the Irish stories of Finn McCool

A selection of short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.

Cliff Morgan CVO OBE played rugby for Wales and took part in the British Lions tour of South Africa in 1955. He went on to have a successful broadcasting career with the BBC.

Dame Mary Peters CH, DBE won the gold medal for the Pentathlon at the Munich Olympics in 1972, beating the West German favourite by the narrowest of margins with a performance which also broke the world record.


Sir Stirling Moss OBE is often described as the best driver never to win the Formula 1 World Championship. He was runner-up four times, winning 16 Grand Prix races, before a serious crash in 1962 ended his career.

Ted Dexter CBE captained Sussex and England at cricket, playing in more than 60 test matches. He was one of the earliest players in the One Day game and later chairman of the England selectors.

Sir Tom Finney CBE made his debut as a professional footballer with Preston North End in August 1946, winning the first of his 76 England caps a month later. He played for the club throughout his career.

Sir Walter Winterbottom was the first full-time manager of the England football team,  appointed in 1946.  After leaving the FA he became director-general of the Sports Council.

Kitty Godfree – 1920s Wimbledon Champion and Fred Perry – 1930s Wimbledon Champion talk to Paddy Feeny. These recordings were made when Kitty was 95 and Fred was 82.

World Championship Snooker from 1927 to 1977. Paddy Feeny talks to Fred Davis, Clive Everton, Ted Lowe and others about the early days of snooker.

In 2002 the journalist, Dee Palmer, was suddenly taken very ill and at one stage was only given a few weeks to live. However she made a full recovery and this E-Book tells the story of that time through the emails her husband, the writer Michael Bartlett, sent and received from a rapidly growing group of friends.

If you have an iPad or iPod or iPhone, you can get all our titles through iBooks (was iTunes). Just search for the title in the iBooks app. You can also get them through the iTunes desktop app on Windows or Mac. Use the above links to go to the webpage and then use the links to open in iTunes. It may do it automatically, depending how you are set up.

Audible is part of Amazon and is the largest seller of audiobooks.  Once you are signed up you can either buy audiobooks for a one-off-price or buy them with Audible Credits as part of your subscription.  More details of how to buy from Audible are available on the Audible websites for your region.