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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    • Big Sky

    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Jason Isaacs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247

    Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It's picturesque, but there's something darker lurking behind the scenes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stay with it

    • By RJ Wiley on 07-06-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Case Histories

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,211
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,214

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Trippy book

    • By mary on 01-20-09

    Regular price: $19.38

    • 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 1,034
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 745
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 746

    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

    • When Will There Be Good News?

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,029
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 698

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quite brilliant

    • By Suze Weinberg on 01-22-09

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Transcription

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Fenella Woolgar
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,553
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,448
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,435

    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....  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very satisfying two days!

    • By Frances on 09-30-18

    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 373
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 293
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 289

    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

    • 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 4,265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,850
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,856

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thought provking premise well executed

    • By Carolyn on 11-19-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Behind the Scenes at the Museum

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Pearl Hewitt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Kate Atkinson multi-generational story

    • By April Lindner on 11-08-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A God in Ruins

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,862
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,694
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,691

    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

    • Case Histories

    • Jackson Brodie
    • By: Kate Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Cambridge is sweltering during an unusually hot summer....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Enid Blyton meets Agatha Christie

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-26-15

    Regular price: $23.44

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