We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .

Refine Search Results

 
Search Results for Narrator: 

Penelope Dellaporta

1-15of15results Previous 1 Next
Sort by
  • Cover Her Face | P. D. James

    Cover Her Face

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (271)
    Performance
    (221)
    Story
    (217)

    Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Cover Her Face is P. D. James' electric debut novel, an ingeniously plotted mystery that immediately placed her among the masters of suspense.

    NoelleJ says: "OK but..."
  • An Unsuitable Job for a Woman | P. D. James

    An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    Overall
    (128)
    Performance
    (89)
    Story
    (88)

    Handsome Mark Callender did not die the way a young gentleman should. He was found hanged, a lipstick stain on his mouth and a nude girl's picture nearby. The official verdict was suicide, but his aristocratic father suspects murder.

    He hires Cordelia Gray, a fledgling detective, to investigate. And as she follows a trail of guilty secrets and shameful sins, she concludes that the nicest people do the nastiest things!

    Holly Helscher says: "quite suitable"
  • A Certain Justice: An Adam Dalgliesh Novel, Book 10 | P. D. James

    A Certain Justice: An Adam Dalgliesh Novel, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (125)
    Performance
    (109)
    Story
    (108)

    It begins, dramatically enough, with a trial for murder. The distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge is defending Garry Ashe on charges of having brutally killed his aunt. For Aldridge the trial is mainly a test of her courtroom skills, one more opportunity to succeed - and she does. But now murder is in the air. The next victim will be Aldridge herself, stabbed to death at her desk in her Chambers in the Middle Temple, a bloodstained wig on her head. Enter Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team, whose struggle to investigate and understand the shocking events cannot halt the spiral into more horrors, more murders....

    Angelyn S. Furst says: "Love those British Detectives"
  • Shroud for a Nightingale | P. D. James

    Shroud for a Nightingale

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (153)
    Performance
    (102)
    Story
    (100)

    The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed. Another student dies equally mysteriously, and it is up to Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard to unmask a killer who has decided to prescribe murder as the cure for all ills.

    Anne says: "A classic mystery"
  • Original Sin: Adam Dalgliesh, Book 9 | P.D. James

    Original Sin: Adam Dalgliesh, Book 9

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By P.D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (81)
    Performance
    (74)
    Story
    (69)

    Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists. Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of impenetrable complexity. A murder has taken place in the offices of the Peverell Press, a venerable London publishing house located in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames. The victim is Gerard Etienne, the brilliant but ruthless new managing director, who had vowed to restore the firm's fortunes.

    Michael Andrion says: "Good book, still needs some work on the audio thou"
  • Unnatural Causes | P. D. James

    Unnatural Causes

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (141)
    Performance
    (101)
    Story
    (97)

    Maurice Seton was a famous mystery writer - but no murder from his imagination could equal the ghastliness of his own death. When his grotesquely mutilated corpse is found in a drifting dinghy, ripples of horror spread among his bizarre neighbors: the cruel and cynical drama critic, the celebrated recluse, and the rakish young heir. It is up to Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh and his extraordinary aunt to discover the shocking truth about Seton's past - before the plot takes another murderous turn.

    Bearsgal says: "One of her worst"
  • Death of an Expert Witness | P. D. James

    Death of an Expert Witness

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 1 min)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (107)
    Performance
    (72)
    Story
    (70)

    An evil-tempered forensic scientist is put to death, putting many of his colleagues out of misery. Dr. Lorrimer appeared to be the picture of a bloodless, coldly efficient scientist. Only when his brutally slain body is discovered and his secret past dissected does the image begin to change. Once again, Chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh learns that there is more to human beings than meets the eye and more to solving a murder than the obvious clues.

    John L says: "Hard to Hear"
  • A Mind to Murder | P. D. James

    A Mind to Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (205)
    Performance
    (153)
    Story
    (152)

    Award-winning author P.D. James' second mystery in her best-selling series featuring Scotland Yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh is now available as an audiobook! When the administrative head of the Steen Psychiatric Clinic is found dead with a chisel in her heart, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. Dalgliesh must analyze the deep-seated anxieties and thwarted desires of patients and staff alike to determine which of their unresolved conflicts resulted in murder. Widely acknowledged as "the greatest contemporary writer of classic crime" (The London Sunday Times), P. D. James received the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award for long-term achievement in 1999.

    Holly Helscher says: "A Mind to Read More of James"
  • Devices and Desires: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery, Book 8 | P. D. James

    Devices and Desires: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    Overall
    (99)
    Performance
    (92)
    Story
    (89)

    Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Larksoken headland on the Norfolk coast. A psychotic strangler of young women is at large in Norfolk, and getting nearer to Larksoken with every killing. And when Dalgliesh discovers the murdered body of the Acting Administrative Officer on the beach, he finds himself caught up in one of the most baffling murder cases of his career.

    Sherri says: "Another book ruined"
  • Innocent Blood | P. D. James

    Innocent Blood

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (60)
    Performance
    (35)
    Story
    (35)

    Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid. The terrifying truth about her parents and a long-ago murder is only the first in a series of shocking betrayals. Philippa quickly learns that those who delve into the secrets of the past must be on guard when long-buried horrors begin to stir.

    Karen Vincent says: "A Classic British Mystery"
  • A Taste for Death | P. D. James

    A Taste for Death

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (166)
    Performance
    (103)
    Story
    (100)

    When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next to a neighborhood derelict of the lowest order? Challenged with the investigation of a crime that appears to have endless motives, Dalgliesh explores the sinister web spun around a half-burnt diary and a violet-eyed widow who is pregnant and full of malice.

    Jody R. Nathan says: "Classic PD James"
  • The Black Tower | P. D. James

    The Black Tower

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    Overall
    (77)
    Performance
    (63)
    Story
    (61)

    Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. Is it merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the shadow of death about to fall once more?

    Jack says: "Ok..but not great"
  • The Skull Beneath the Skin | P. D. James

    The Skull Beneath the Skin

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By P. D. James
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (72)
    Performance
    (59)
    Story
    (57)

    Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death.

    Amazon Customer says: "The 2nd & last Cordelia Gray Mystery! "
  • The Mysterious Affair at Styles | Agatha Christie

    The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    Set in Essex in the English countryside, The Mysterious Affair at Styles is one of the great classic murder mysteries. The victim, Mrs. Emily Inglethorp, is the wealthy mistress of Styles Court. After an evening of entertaining family and guests, she is found poisoned in her locked bedroom. The long list of suspects includes her gold-digging new husband, her stepsons, her best female friend, and a visiting doctor.

    Jennifer says: "Narrator unsuited for the story"
  • The Secret Adversary | Agatha Christie

    The Secret Adversary

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Penelope Dellaporta
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (48)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (20)

    In 1919, young couple Tommy Beresford and Tuppence Cowley form a partnership, hiring themselves out as "young adventurers". Their first case, which involves finding documents, is more of an adventure than they expect, however. Tommy and Tuppence know that Jane Finn was carrying top secret documents when she disappeared five years ago. What they don't know is that a killer is targeting a sinister older woman because she knows all about Jane. And soon Tommy and Tuppence are themselves in grave danger.

    Linda says: "Vintage Intrique Romp"
1-15of15results Previous 1 Next