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  • Soul Music

  • Discworld #16
  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,659
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,134

On the planet of Discworld, phrases like "there's a Death in the family" take on a whole new meaning. Young Susan has always suspected that her Grandfather was different, as though all the time he spent riding a white horse and wielding a scythe weren't enough of a giveaway. Now that her worst fears have been confirmed, Susan learns that she's expected to take over the family business when she grows up, even though most people mistake her for the Tooth Fairy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, poor quality audio

  • By Andrea on 02-23-11

Soul Music A great read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-18-17

One of his best among the delights of Terry Pratchetts's disc world. Clever Amusing and thoughtful

  • Equal Rites

  • Discworld #3
  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Celia Imrie
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,601
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,801
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,806

Right before the wise old wizard Drum Billet died, he passed on his magical staff of power to the newborn eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately, Drum Billet never bothered to check the gender of the newborn baby, and it turns out to be a girl. Now his chauvinistic colleagues are forced to deal with a young girl who has all the qualifications to join their all-male profession. Terry Pratchett's third Discworld novel, Equal Rites, asks many provocative questions about magic, where it goes, where it comes from, and why.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of fun

  • By Lisa L. Hilton on 08-01-04

Exceptional reading of a delightful story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-17

Celia Imre takes us with her though all the characters in this another Pratchett masterpiece. Her pacing is perfect. Thank you Terry for your humanity skill and humor. Thank you Celia for your consummate rendering of this gem

Rush to buy this delight

  • Lord of the Silent

  • An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense, Book 13
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 560
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 495

Undeterred by world war and enemy submarines, Amelia and Emerson set sail once again for Egypt, where ghosts of an ancient past and spectres of a present-day evil hover silently over an inscrutable land. In the autumn of 1915 Cairo is transformed into an army camp teeming with enemy agents and shockingly bold tomb robbers are brazenly desecrating the ancient sites. Amelia seeks refuge at a remote dig in Luxor, but this provides no guarantee of safety when she discovers a fresh corpse in an ancient tomb.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unabridged finally!

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-13-15

Another well crafted story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-17

My only sorrow is Thai know these tales are coming to an end. Only a few more chances left to be a part of the eccentric and delightful Emerson family And TO Enjoy Peters tongue in cheek humorous and loving portrayal of her characters
Barbara Rosenblat is unequaled in her narrational abilities I believe Amelia would agree

  • The Deeds of the Disturber

  • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 5
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 962
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 947

After an adventurous season spent excavating at Dahshoor, and narrowly averting the clutches of the Master Criminal, Victorian Egyptologist Amelia Peabody Emerson and her spouse prepare for a quiet summer in England. The social and domestic routine, though interrupted by the precocious escapades of their only child, Ramses, hardly seems much of a challenge for the indomitable Emersons.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Narrator

  • By Wende on 03-30-05

The Emerson Family Triumphs Again

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-13-17

Another satisfying delight from Elizabeth Peters conveyed by the towering abilities of Barbara Rosenblat as narrator

  • The Mummy Case

  • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 3
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,836
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,382
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,366

The indomitable Amelia Peabody and her husband, known to many as "the Father of Curses", are into archaeology and mischief again. This third in the series brings the reader once more into Egypt and the shady world of black market antiquities. The winter excavation season has hardly yet begun when Amelia stumbles onto what looks suspiciously like a ring of thieves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Leanna on 04-20-11

Ramses prolix From where does that arrive ?

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-08-17

The melding of Elizabeth Peters delightful prose,story and characters and Barbara Rosenblat's masterful voices. All subtleties of the tongue in cheek writing are enhanced by Rosenblat's understanding of the characters and her consummate skill with accent and delivery.
Enjoy and ask for more
Thank you both a marriage made in heaven.

  • Silent Voices

  • A Vera Stanhope Mystery
  • By: Ann Cleeves
  • Narrated by: Charlie Hardwick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 892
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 806
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 794

When Inspector Vera Stanhope finds the body of a woman in the sauna room of her local gym, she wonders briefly if, for once in her life, she's uncovered a simple death from natural causes. But a closer inspection reveals bruises around the victim's throat, and Vera quickly realizes she has a murder on her hands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Vera enemy better in print(voice)!

  • By Walter G Sutton III on 07-06-15

Well crafted story wonderfully narrated

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-18-16

Satisfying listening. Charlie Hardwick has the perfect voice for Northumberland. There is no jarring difference between the area, characters and the narrators accent which mars ones enjoyment of other Vera Stanhope mysteries

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  • Monstrous Regiment

  • Discworld #31
  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,049
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,452
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,453

War has come to Discworld...again. And, to no one's great surprise, the conflict centers around the small, insufferably arrogant, strictly fundamentalist duchy of Borogravia, which has long prided itself on its ability to beat up on its neighbors. This time, however, it's Borogravia that's getting its long-overdue comeuppance, which has left the country severely drained of young men.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Let the Socks do the Talking

  • By Beth McKenzie on 02-22-13

Women's Rights Human Experience

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-16

Once again Terry Pratchett takes us down a tale of human feeling frailty and fate. He does it so easily it is possible to miss his consummate skill as a writer

  • The Truth

  • Discworld #25
  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,011
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,443
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,447

William de Worde, the accidental editor of Discworld's first newspaper, just wants to get to the truth. Unfortunately, everyone else wants to get at William. And it's only the third edition. Browse more novels of Discworld.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best I 've listened to yet!

  • By Margaret on 01-06-09

Yet another delight

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-25-16

Terry has never failed to engage me with his Disc World Books. De Worde is a worthy new character

Steven Briggs does a great job with accents and rolls the story along. My only caveat is that he rushes as do so many readers. Slow down and also thank you for people ing the book so well

  • Thief of Time

  • Discworld, Book 26
  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,574
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,230
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,229

Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on the Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like the underwater; how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities, where there's never enough time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A welcome re-recording.

  • By Glen Phipps on 02-01-10

One of his most delightful

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-22-16

His wit and humanity sparkle throughout the book. Because he is so amusing it would be easy to underestimate his language and his cdaft