Joan Aiken
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Joan Aiken

JOAN AIKEN MBE (1924-2004) daughter of Pulitzer prize winning poet Conrad Aiken - ACCLAIMED fantasy writer of over 100 books for children and adults and STILL FINDING NEW FANS!

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    • Arabel's Raven

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Sneha Mathan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Young Arabel's life is changed forever when her father, a taxi driver, brings home an injured bird he finds in the street....

    Regular price: $18.27

    • The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Lizza Aiken
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    Wicked wolves and a grim governess threaten Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia when Bonnie's parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, not-so-awesome reading

    • By Lisa on 08-27-14

    Regular price: $19.60

    • A Necklace of Raindrops

    • And Other Stories
    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Lizza Aiken
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime listening. There's a flying apple pie....

    Regular price: $19.60

    • A Foot in the Grave

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Denica Fairman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A truly creepy band of ghosts has been conjured up in this unusual and compelling collection of tales. In New York, Zia Tisna’s weird dolls keep watch over a pair of young lovers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Strange and spooky!

    • By Kathleen on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $7.08

    • The Haunting of Lamb House

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: John Franklyn-Robbins, Davina Porter, Simon Prebble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Aiken makes use of the hallmark of Gothic fiction—the haunted house—in this story of three authors whose lives become inextricably tied to Lamb House....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wanted to like it

    • By Kerrie on 02-06-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Creepy Company

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    These 11 stories include, amongst others, a terrifying Nordic curse and a country garden inhabited by a deadly ghost....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Special Treat!

    • By Kathleen on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $16.71

    • The Kitchen Warriors

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Susan Skipper
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Everybody in the elves’ village was in a terrible state of worry and confusion, dashing hither and thither. And all because the King of the Elves had lost his crown....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A charming, intelligent children's story

    • By Jessa on 03-05-12

    Regular price: $7.41

    • Arabel and Mortimer

    • By: Joan Delano Aiken
    • Narrated by: Sneha Mathan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In this silly sequel to Arabel's Raven, when they take a cruise, Mortimer floats out to sea on a grand piano....

    Regular price: $18.27

    • Tale of a One Way Street

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Jane Asher
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    We are taken to peculiar lands where all the magical things that only seem to happen in dreams really do happen....

    Regular price: $7.01

    • Past Eight O'Clock

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Jane Asher
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    All these delightful stories are concerned with sleeping and waking, dreams, and night time....

    Regular price: $9.49

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