Kate Atkinson
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Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson's first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, won the Whitbread (now Costa) Book of the Year Award. She has been a critically acclaimed, bestselling author ever since, with over one million copies of her books in print in the United States.

She is the author of a collection of short stories, Not the End of the World, and of the novels Human Croquet, Emotionally Weird, Case Histories, One Good Turn, When Will There Be Good News?, and Started Early, Took My Dog. Case Histories, which introduced her readers to Jackson Brodie, former police inspector turned private investigator, was made into a television series starring Jason Isaacs.

Kate Atkinson lives in Edinburgh.


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    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Fenella Woolgar
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1940, 18-year-old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to be by turns both tedious and terrifying....  

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Life After Life

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Fenella Woolgar
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,886
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,498
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,508

    On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exhilarating, breathtaking book

    • By Kareol on 08-13-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Case Histories

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 992
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 994

    Case One: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case Two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • captivating story

    • By tinaswfl on 02-01-09

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Behind the Scenes at the Museum

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A deeply moving family story of happiness and heartbreak, Behind the Scenes at the Museum is best-selling author Kate Atkinson's award-winning literary debut....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • When Will There Be Good News?

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 910
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 587
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 584

    On a hot summer day, Joanna Mason's family slowly wanders home along a country lane. A moment later, Joanna's life is changed forever....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mystery Series With Complexity & Depth

    • By Sara on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $17.09

    • A God in Ruins

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,741
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,589
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,586

    A God in Ruins tells the dramatic story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother, Teddy - would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • FRUSTRATING BUT GOOD

    • By Janna Wong Healy on 10-27-15

    Regular price: $29.65

    • One Good Turn

    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Robin Atkin Downes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 222

    In the brilliant new literary thriller by the award-winning author of Case Histories, Jackson Brodie, adored single-dad detective, is caught in a web of mystery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Abriged

    • By Anne-Marie on 05-01-11

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Started Early, Took My Dog

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 933
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 651

    Waterhouse leads a quiet, ordered life as a retired police detective - a life that takes a surprising turn when she encounters Kelly Cross, a habitual offender....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED, LOVED, LOVED IT.

    • By Patricia on 08-28-11

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Not the End of the World

    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Fenella Woolgar
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Not the End of the World is Kate Atkinson's first collection of short stories....

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Behind the Scenes at the Museum

    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Ruby Lennox was conceived grudgingly by Bunty....

    Regular price: $25.58

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