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Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter
Books in series8
UNABRIDGED
(4.4 based on 356 ratings)
  • 1

    The Tale of Hill Top Farm

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
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    It's 1905, and to recover from the loss of her fiance, Potter moves into a small farmhouse in Sawrey. Populated by colorful characters, both humans and critters, her new life is full of promise. That is, until a villager dies and murder is suspected. Now it's up to this amateur sleuth to find a killer roaming the English countryside.

    Richard says: "Fun to read"
    Fun to read

    I really enjoy this series of books! They are entertaining for adults and children especially if you are an animal lover! My mother has trouble readin..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 29 2010 by Richard (COVINGTON, IN, United States)
  • 2

    The Tale of Holly How

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
    Overall
    (60)
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    (30)
    Story
    (30)

    The serenity of Hill Top Farm is shattered when a local shepherd is murdered. Beatrix, when she's not busy making friends with her fellow villagers, lends her insights to the investigation. Nationally best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert cleverly blends fact and fiction in this cozy mystery starring iconic author Beatrix Potter.

    A User says: "A pleasant surprise!"
    A pleasant surprise!

    I got this audiobook thinking it was a China Bayles mystery and was disappointed at first when I found out otherwise. But I ended up really enjoying t..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 25 2007 by A User ()
  • 3

    The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
    Overall
    (43)
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    (27)
    Story
    (27)

    It is 1907, and in her Lake Country village, Beatrix Potter is about to encounter both woodland magic and an intriguing mystery. As she helps some village children look for fairy folk, she stumbles upon evidence that a flame-haired stranger may have dangerous plans.

    Kristina says: "Loved it."
    Loved it.

    Following a series is always fun. I love escaping into the world of nature with a little fairyland added. Albert does a wonderful job weaving her pl..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 25 2012 by Kristina (DUNCANVILLE, TX, United States)
  • 4

    Tale of Hawthorn House

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
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    Susan Wittig Albert delights mystery lovers with this series based on the life and stories of beloved English children's author Beatrix Potter. When Beatrix finds an abandoned infant, Captain Woodcock and Dimity care for the child as Beatrix and her furry and feathered friends search for its mother.

    Constance E. Bridge says: "Great Outcomes for Foster Children"
    Great Outcomes for Foster Children

    Although my age indicates that I'm undeniably an adult, I have never given up my belief in fairies. I believe Fairies exist because I still need them..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 23 2013 by Constance E. Bridge (Petersburg, VA, US)
  • 5

    The Tale of Briar Bank: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (40)
    Performance
    (26)
    Story
    (26)

    In this fifth delightful entry, Anthony and Agatha Award nominee Susan Wittig Albert re-imagines Beatrix Potter wearing her sleuthing cap as the village of Sawrey lies buried beneath a blanket of Christmas snow. While she and her animal friends investigate a puzzling death, Miss Potter wonders if she can acknowledge her fondness for Mr. Heelis and still remain loyal to her fiancé’s memory.

    MummyCooke says: "Enchanting & Fun"
    Enchanting & Fun

    I have thoroughly enjoyed each of the Beatrix Potter Cottage Tales. They are well written stories, and the narrater does such an amazing job that I fi..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 29 2010 by MummyCooke (USA)
  • 6

    The Tale of Applebeck Orchard: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (34)
    Performance
    (26)
    Story
    (27)

    In this sixth volume, Miss Potter must help the denizens of Near Sawrey solve a particularly knotty problem. After a suspicious fire consumes his haystacks, Farmer Harmsworth barricades the common path through his Applebeck Orchard. Tabitha Twitchet and her Cat Council are all in a tizzy when woodland creatures claim the fire was the work of a lantern-bearing specter.

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  • 7

    The Tale of the Oat Cake Crag: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (35)
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    (32)
    Story
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    Works by best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert have been nominated for the Agatha and Anthony awards. In The Tale of Oat Cake Crag, Miss Beatrix Potter is frustrated by distractions near her home. As the noisy test flights of a hydroplane disrupt her concentration, Beatrix investigates a string of bizarre letters threatening a friend’s reputation. Then life becomes even more complicated when the body of the hydroplane project funder is found at the foot of Oat Cake Crag.

    Ronna says: "A must read for Beatrix Potter fans!"
    A must read for Beatrix Potter fans!

    I'm a Beatrix Potter fanatic, with a house full of her books, china figurines, and stuffed animals. Susan Wittig Albert has taken the history of Pott..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 15 2014 by Ronna (United States)
  • 8

    The Tale of Castle Cottage: Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Virginia Leishman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (28)
    Performance
    (24)
    Story
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    Agatha and Anthony Award nominee Susan Wittig Albert has garnered popular and critical acclaim for her whimsical mysteries based on the life and times of Beatrix Potter. Set in the summertime splendor of 1913 England, this eighth tale finds Beatrix eager to marry her fiancé, solicitor William Heelis. But a few obstacles are still blocking the happy couple’s path to the altar - like the troubled remodeling of Castle Cottage, Will and Beatrix’s future home.

    Tracy says: "A Treasure"
    A Treasure

    Perfect delightful Treat

    Reviewed on October 16 2012 by Tracy (Columbus, OH, United States)