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  • Introducing the Ancient Greeks: From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind | Edith Hall

    Introducing the Ancient Greeks: From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Edith Hall
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Acclaimed classics scholar Edith Hall's Introducing the Ancient Greeks is the first book to offer a synthesis of the entire ancient Greek experience, from the rise of the Mycenaean kingdoms of the sixteenth century BC to the final victory of Christianity over paganism in AD 391. Each of the ten chapters visits a different Greek community at a different moment during the twenty centuries of ancient Greek history.

  • Mount! | Jilly Cooper

    Mount!

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Jilly Cooper
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (10)
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    (9)

    In Jilly Cooper's latest, raciest novel, Rupert Campbell-Black takes centre stage in the cutthroat world of flat racing. Rupert is consumed by one obsession: that Love Rat, his adored grey horse, be proclaimed champion stallion. He longs to trounce Roberto's Revenge, the stallion owned by his detested rival, Cosmo Rannaldini, which means abandoning his racing empire at Penscombe and his darling wife, Taggie, and chasing winners in the richest races worldwide, from Dubai to Los Angeles to Melbourne.

    Gala W says: "Entertaining"
  • The Secret of Platform 13 | Eva Ibbotson

    The Secret of Platform 13

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    Overall
    (18)
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    Under Platform 13 at Kings Cross Station there is a secret door that leads to a magical island. It appears only once every nine years. And when it opens, four mysterious figures step into the streets of London. A wizard, an ogre, a fey, and a young hag have come to find the prince of their kingdom, stolen as a baby nine years before.

    Elizabeth says: "Print vs. Voice"
  • Scandalous Risks | Susan Howatch

    Scandalous Risks

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Susan Howatch
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (22)
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    In 1963, when traditional values are under attack, Venetia, a young woman, becomes involved with the Dean of Starbridge Cathedral. But as a married man, he has nothing to offer her, and Venetia finds herself trapped in a web of love and lies.

    JS says: "Love the series"
  • Mother Goose's Bedtime Rhymes | Axel Scheffler

    Mother Goose's Bedtime Rhymes

    • UNABRIDGED (24 mins)
    • By Axel Scheffler
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas, Steven Pacey
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    Bedtime is never an easy time of day for a parent - especially when you have three playful little goslings to look after! Luckily Mother Goose soon discovered that her family loved listening to nursery rhymes, and now their favourite bedtime rhymes are collected together for you to enjoy too.

  • A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert | Gertrude Bell,Georgina Howell - introduction,Georgina Howell - editor

    A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Gertrude Bell, Georgina Howell - introduction, Georgina Howell - editor
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas, Adjoa Andoh
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    Gertrude Bell was leaning in 100 years before Sheryl Sandberg. One of the great woman adventurers of the 20th century, she turned her back on Victorian society to study at Oxford and travel the world and became the chief architect of British policy in the Middle East after World War I. Mountaineer, archaeologist, Arabist, writer, poet, linguist, and spy, she dedicated her life to championing the Arab cause and was instrumental in drawing the borders that define today's Middle East.

    Marina Smith says: "A Rivoting Piece of Work"
  • The Redeemed | M. R. Hall

    The Redeemed

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By M. R. Hall
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
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    (28)
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    A man's body is discovered in a church yard, the sign of the cross carved into his abdomen. Later he is found to be Alan Jacobs, a troubled psychiatric nurse. It seems to Jenny Cooper, Severn Vale District Coroner, this is likely to be an open and shut suicide case, but something tells her to probe a little deeper. After another tragic death, Jenny’s suspicions turn toward a powerful new global phenomenon: the politically ambitious and intoxicatingly charismatic Mission Church of God. Meanwhile Jenny must finally confront the demons of her past....

    Donna Seidel says: "Less interesting in series"
  • Purge | Sofi Oksanen,Lola Rogers (Translator)

    Purge

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Sofi Oksanen, Lola Rogers (Translator)
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (18)
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    (17)

    Deep in an Estonian forest, two women - one young, one old - are hiding. Zara is a prostitute and a murderer, on the run from brutal captors, men who know about inflicting punishment. Aliide offers refuge, but not safety: She has her own secrets, traitorous crimes of passion and revenge committed long ago, during the country’s brutal Soviet years. Both women have suffered lives of abuse. But this time their survival depends on revealing the one thing history has taught them to keep safely hidden: the truth.

    Tamara says: "Fantastic Narrator!"
  • Maggie Smith: A Biography | Michael Coveney

    Maggie Smith: A Biography

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Michael Coveney
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (51)
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    No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm, or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith. Michael Coveney's biography shines a light on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. From her days as a West End star of comedy and revue, Dame Maggie's path would cross with those of the greatest actors, playwrights, and directors of the era.

    Jean says: "Steeped in Theater History"
  • Painter of Silence | Georgina Harding

    Painter of Silence

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Georgina Harding
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (3)
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    It is the early 1950s. A nameless man is found on the steps of the hospital in Iasi, Romania. He is deaf and mute, but a young nurse named Safta recognizes him from the past and brings him paper and pencils so that he might draw. Gradually, memories appear on the page: The man is Augustin, the cook's son at the manor house at Poiana, where Safta was the privileged daughter.

  • Perfect Love | Elizabeth Buchan

    Perfect Love

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Buchan
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Prue and Max Valour thought that their marriage could survive, despite the age gap between them. But after 20 years, Prue must cope with her stepdaughter again, the girl who grieved for her mother and could not forgive Prue for being loved by her father.

  • The Chosen Dead | M. R. Hall

    The Chosen Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By M. R. Hall
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates…. An unlikely suicide or a deadly conspiracy? When Bristol Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates the fatal plunge of a man from a motorway bridge, she little suspects that it has any connection with the sudden death of a friend’s thirteen year old daughter from a deadly strain of meningitis. But as Jenny pieces together the dead man’s last days, she’s drawn into a mystery whose dark ripples stretch across continents and back through decades.

    juliet says: "Creepy premise but interesting story"
  • Tea at the Midland (BBC National Short Story Award 2010 Winner) | David Constantine

    Tea at the Midland (BBC National Short Story Award 2010 Winner)

    • UNABRIDGED (14 mins)
    • By David Constantine
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
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    What begins as a romantic outing for a couple turns into an afternoon fraught with tension as a piece of artwork exposes fundamental differences in their outlooks on life. The BBC National Short Story Award 2010 administered in partnership with Booktrust.

    Douglas says: "A tentative three stars..."
  • Bright Lights and Promises | Pauline McLynn

    Bright Lights and Promises

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Pauline McLynn
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
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    It's not easy being the mother of a 12-year-old boy who's in love with his babysitter and having trouble at school. Nor are matters helped by the unexpected arrival of an elderly mother who's suddenly footloose and fancy-free. There are times when Susie Vine wonders how she'll ever survive. At least she feels secure at Arland & Shaw, London's leading theatrical agency.

    LJ Web says: "funny, witty, with insider's glimpses into acting"
  • The Water's Lovely | Ruth Rendell

    The Water's Lovely

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs)
    • By Ruth Rendell
    • Narrated By Siân Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The man who had died was Ismay's stepfather, Guy. Nine years on, she and her sister, Heather, still live in the same house in Clapham. But it has been divided into two self-contained flats. Their mother lives upstairs with her sister, Pamela. And the bathroom, where Guy drowned, has disappeared. Ismay works in public relations, and Heather in catering. They get on well. They always have. They never discuss the changes to the house, still less what happened that August day.

    wobbly says: "Not my favorite RR"
  • The Flight | M. R. Hall

    The Flight

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By M. R. Hall
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Coroner Jenny Cooper investigates… A tragic accident or a terrible crime? When Flight 189 plunges into the Severn Estuary, Coroner Jenny Cooper finds herself handling the case of a lone sailor whose boat appears to have been sunk by the stricken plane, and drawn into the mysterious fate of a ten year-old girl, Amy Patterson, a passenger on 189, whose largely unmarked body is washed up alongside his.

    Sally J says: "forgettable storyline but very well read"
  • A Possible Life: A Novel in Five Parts | Sebastian Faulks

    A Possible Life: A Novel in Five Parts

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Sebastian Faulks
    • Narrated By Samuel West, Christian Rodska, Lucy Briers, and others
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    In Second World War Poland, a prisoner closes his eyes and pictures a sunlit cricket ground. Across the yard of a Victorian poorhouse, a man is too ashamed to acknowledge the son he gave away. In a 19th-century French village, an old servant understands the meaning of the Bible story her master is reading. In the Catskills, 1971, a girl steps out of a Chevy with a song that will send shivers through her listeners' skulls. A few years from now, in Italy, a scientist discovers links between time and the human brain, and her lover's novel and his life.

  • Sisters in Arms: British Army Nurses Tell Their Story | Nicola Tyrer

    Sisters in Arms: British Army Nurses Tell Their Story

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Nicola Tyrer
    • Narrated By Barbara Flynn, Sian Thomas
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    The amazing experiences of the Queen Alexandra nurses in the World Wars is one of the greatest adventure stories of modern times, and - incredibly - remains largely untold. Thousands of middle-class girls, barely out of school, were plucked from sheltered backgrounds, subjected to training regimes unimaginably tough by today's standards, and sent forth to share the harsh conditions of the fighting services.

    Judith says: "tremendous nurses' role in WWII"
  • Hearts and Minds | Amanda Craig

    Hearts and Minds

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Amanda Craig
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
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    Hidden by London’s wealth, energy and need for cheap labour, the city’s immigrant population is powerless, despised and often illegal. So when a young woman’s body is discovered on Hampstead Heath one cold morning, she could be anyone...Rich or poor, outsider or insider, five strangers are connected in undreamed-of ways as greed, courage, murder and kindness link their lives.

  • The Disappeared | M. R. Hall

    The Disappeared

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By M. R. Hall
    • Narrated By Sian Thomas
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    (37)
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    (21)
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    Two young British students, Nazim Jamal and Rafi Hassan, vanish without a trace. The police write them off as runaways, but seven years later, Nazim's grief-stricken mother is still unconvinced....Jenny Cooper is finally settling into her role as coroner for the Severn Valley; the ghosts of her past banished to the sidelines once more. But as an inquest into Nazim's disappearance gets underway, the stink of corruption and conspiracy becomes clear.

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