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  • Agatha Raisin: The Terrible Tourist and Fairies of Frylam (Dramatisation)

  • By: M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
  • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin in two full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramas. After a lifetime spent in public relations, the drinking and smoking one-woman dynamo that is Agatha Raisin struggles to adapt to life in a quiet Cotswold village. Penelope Keith stars again as Agatha Raisin - Miss Marple with attitude in the fourth volume of full-cast dramas based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The Absent Fairies

  • By Tracey Rains on 02-20-10

Enjoyed these short stories!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-18

M.C. Beaton is a wonderful writer.
Penelope Keith has a clear and pleasant voice.
I highly recommend this series of short stories.

  • Emma

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
  • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,566
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,892
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,840

This Audible Original production of Jane Austen’s Emma is narrated by Emma Thompson (Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA winner, Love Actually, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility), with a full supporting cast including Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey, Liar), Morgana Robinson (The Windsors, Walliams & Friend, Morgana Robinson's the Agency), Aisling Loftus (Mr Selfridge, War & Peace), Joseph Millson (Casino Royale, The Sarah Jane Adventures), Alexa Davies (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) and rising star Isabella Inchbald as our eponymous heroine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well, that was wonderful

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-07-18

Very Enjoyable!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-18-18

Loved this book. I liked the different voices used throughout the story. Thought the sound effects were very good.
I highly recommend this book and author.

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  • Standing in the Rainbow

  • A Novel
  • By: Fannie Flagg
  • Narrated by: Fannie Flagg
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 442
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 258
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

Once again, Fannie Flagg gives us a story of richly human characters, the saving graces of the once-maligned middle classes and small-town life, and the daily contest between laughter and tears. Fannie truly writes from the heartland, and her storytelling is, to quote Time, "utterly irresistible."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Standing in the Rainbow

  • By Fran on 12-22-02

So good!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-10-18

Could not be any better as Fannie Flagg is author and narrator. I highly recommend this book.

  • The Whole Town's Talking

  • A Novel
  • By: Fannie Flagg
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
  • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 802
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 720
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 721

Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening out at the cemetery. Still Meadows, as it's called, is anything but still. Funny and profound, this novel in the tradition of Flagg's Can't Wait to Get to Heaven and Thornton Wilder's Our Town deals with universal themes of heaven and earth and everything in between, as Flagg tells a surprising story of life, afterlife, and the mysterious goings-on of ordinary people.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Epic Novel

  • By Jean on 01-15-17

Wonderful!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-10-18

I love how this is a " what comes around, goes around" story.
Fannie Flagg has written another terrific book.
Kimberly Farr has a clear and pleasant voice.
I highly recommend this book and series.

  • Welcome to the World, Baby Girl

  • A Novel
  • By: Fannie Flagg
  • Narrated by: Fannie Flagg
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181

Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! is the funny, serious, and compelling new novel by Fannie Flagg, author of the beloved Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (and prize-winning co-writer of the classic movie). Once again, Flagg's humor and respect and affection for her characters shine forth. Many inhabit small-town or suburban America. But this time, her heroine is urban: a brainy, beautiful, and ambitious rising star of 1970s television. Dena Nordstrom, pride of the network, is a woman whose future is full of promise, her present rich with complications, and her past marked by mystery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ABRIDGED? You must be kidding!

  • By Karen C. Parker on 10-30-13

Loved it!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-25-18

As with her other books, Fannie Flagg, has written a wonderful story.
Full of family and friends love for each other.
It has made my days brighter to listen to her calm and soothing voice as the narrator.
I will most certainly be listening to more of her books.
I highly recommend this book.

  • The Haunting of Ashburn House

  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,030
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,028

There's something wrong with Ashburn House. The ancient building has been the subject of rumours for close to a century. Its owner, Edith, refused to let guests inside and rarely visited the nearby town. Following Edith's death, her sole surviving relative, Adrienne, inherits the property. Adrienne's only possessions are a suitcase of luggage, 20 dollars, and her pet cat. Ashburn House is a lifeline she can't afford to refuse. Adrienne doesn't believe in ghosts, but it's hard to ignore the unease that grows as she explores her new home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Keep an open mind...

  • By Elizabeth Moore on 05-28-17

Great thriller!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-22-18

Loved all the twist and turns in this book! Just when you thought you had it figured out then something else would emerge.
Darcy Coates is a great writer of thrillers! Will definitely be listening to more of her books.
Eva Kaminsky has a clear and pleasant voice. Very easy to follow along with.
I highly recommend this book, author, and narrator.

  • Can't Wait to Get to Heaven

  • By: Fannie Flagg
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 467
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254

Life is the strangest thing. One minute, Mrs. Elner Shimfissle is up in her tree, picking figs, and the next thing she knows, she is off on an adventure she never dreamed of, running into people she never in a million years expected to meet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love Fannie Flagg

  • By gina on 06-25-07

Wonderful book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-16-18

A heartwarming story about love of family and friends.
Loved the recipes at the end of book.
This is my second book by Fannie Flagg and will not be my last.
Narrator has a clear and pleasant voice.
I highly recommend this book.

  • The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

  • A Novel
  • By: Fannie Flagg
  • Narrated by: Fannie Flagg
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,057
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,045

Mrs. Sookie Poole of Point Clear, Alabama, has just married off the last of her daughters and is looking forward to relaxing and perhaps traveling with her husband, Earle. The only thing left to contend with is her mother, the formidable Lenore Simmons Krackenberry. Lenore may be a lot of fun for other people, but is, for the most part, an overbearing presence for her daughter. Then one day, quite by accident, Sookie discovers a secret about her mother's past that knocks her for a loop and suddenly calls into question everything she ever thought she knew about herself, her family, and her future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a fun story!

  • By Lea Zimmerman on 12-06-13

Inspiring!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-18

What an uplifting story. I will be listening to more of her books.
Fannie Flagg is a wonderful writer and has a clear and pleasant voice.
I highly recommend this book.

  • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

  • Cherringham 22-24
  • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
  • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 535
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 498
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 494

"The Song Never Dies": When Alex King, leader of legendary 90s rock group Lizard, hosts a party to get the band back together, old grudges surface. At dawn Alex is found floating in the pool of his Cherringham mansion. To the police it's a drug-fueled accident. But when Jack and Sarah get involved, they quickly discover that while a song may never die - the person, who wrote it, might have been murdered.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good light mysteries

  • By Constance Jenkins on 08-26-18

Entertaining!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-23-18

Looking forward to next in series!
Great writers and good narrator.
Highly recommend this series.

  • Death Around the Bend

  • A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 3
  • By: T E Kinsey
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,503
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,338
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,335

When Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, are invited to Lord Riddlethorpe's country estate for a week of motor racing and parties, they both agree it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers dies in a crash during the very first race, they discover that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well done you, T E Kinsey!

  • By stefani on 06-10-17

Loved it!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-03-18

A wonderful mystery. Kept me in the dark all the way.
I highly recommend this book.