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  • The Dress Shop of Dreams: A Novel | Menna van Praag

    The Dress Shop of Dreams: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Menna van Praag
    • Narrated By Jennifer Carr
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Since her parents’ mysterious deaths many years ago, scientist Cora Sparks has spent her days in the safety of her university lab or at her grandmother Etta’s dress shop. Tucked away on a winding Cambridge street, Etta’s charming tiny store appears quite ordinary to passersby, but the colorfully vibrant racks of beaded silks, delicate laces, and jewel-toned velvets hold bewitching secrets: With just a few stitches from Etta’s needle, these gorgeous gowns have the power to free a woman’s deepest desires.

    Robin says: "So charmingly British!"
  • The House at the End of Hope Street | Menna Van Praag

    The House at the End of Hope Street

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Menna Van Praag
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Sastre
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    Distraught that her academic career has stalled, Alba is walking through her hometown of Cambridge, England, when she finds herself in front of a house she’s never seen before, 11 Hope Street. A beautiful older woman named Peggy greets her and invites her to stay, on the house’s usual conditions: She has ninety-nine nights to turn her life around. With nothing left to lose, Alba takes a chance and moves in. She soon discovers that this is no ordinary house.

    Ariel Kane says: "A Glorious Literary Confection!"
  • The Witches of Cambridge | Menna van Praag

    The Witches of Cambridge

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Menna van Praag
    • Narrated By Imogen Church
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    The Cambridge University witches have been meeting for as long as the university has been around. They meet mainly to discuss books, though they do so on the roofs of the colleges. Only those invited can join; this includes Kat (a great spell caster and professor) and Cosima, Kat's sister, café owner and witch. However, when Cosima begins casting spells to attract a mate, everything starts to go wrong - she sets off a chain of events that turns each witch's world upside down....

  • The Dress Shop of Dreams | Menna van Praag

    The Dress Shop of Dreams

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Menna van Praag
    • Narrated By Jane Carr
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    Since her parents' mysterious deaths many years ago, scientist Cora Sparks has spent her days in the safety of her university lab or at her grandmother Etta's dress shop. Tucked away on a winding Cambridge street, Etta's charming tiny store appears quite ordinary to passersby, but the colourfully vibrant racks of beaded silks, delicate laces and jewel-toned velvets hold bewitching secrets - with just a few stitches from Etta's needle, these gorgeous gowns have the power to free a woman's deepest desires....

  • The House at the End of Hope Street | Menna van Praag

    The House at the End of Hope Street

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Menna van Praag
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Sastre
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    Distraught that her academic career has stalled, Alba is walking through her neighbourhood when she finds herself in front of 11 Hope Street. A woman named Peggy invites her to stay, on the house's usual conditions: she has 99 nights to turn her life around. With nothing left to lose, Alba moves in. But this is no ordinary house.... Past residents have included George Eliot and Beatrix Potter, who have hung around to help newcomers - literally, in talking portraits on the wall!

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