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  • Peril by Post

  • By: Sheri Cobb South
  • Narrated by: Joel L. Froomkin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

The eighth book in the series finds John Pickett bound for England's scenic Lake District, where an unsigned letter has summoned him for an unspecified reason. Pickett and his wife Julia, the former Lady Fieldhurst, take a room at the Hart and Hound as the letter instructs him. Once installed there, however, Pickett can do nothing but wait for the anonymous contact to identify himself. A midnight search of the inn's register seems to identify the innkeeper, Ned Hawkins, as his man, but before Pickett can discover the reason for his summons, Hawkins is pushed from a cliff - surviving the fall only long enough to call Pickett's attention to the letter in his pocket.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book in the series!

  • By Dee on 12-07-18

narrator adds interest to excellent period piec

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Reviewed: 01-23-19

the narrator changes voices for characters . excellent. looking forward to more John Pickett novels!

  • In Milady's Chamber

  • John Pickett Mysteries, Book 1
  • By: Sheri Cobb South
  • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 455
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 426
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 422

Estranged from her husband through her failure to produce an heir, Lady Fieldhurst resolves to repay his neglect by taking a lover. Fate takes a hand when she and her would-be lover enter her bedchamber to find Lord Fieldhurst lying on the floor - with her nail scissors protruding from his neck.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely my cup of tea

  • By korinka on 10-14-16

Recommended

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Reviewed: 11-26-18

The narrator adds to the setting of the story with his many voices. The story takes us into the early 19th century most excitedly

  • Dead in the Water

  • A Daisy Dalrymple Mystery, Book 6
  • By: Carola Dunn
  • Narrated by: Mia Chiaromonte
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 310
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 281
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 277

>In July of 1923, the Honorable Daisy Dalrymple travels to Henley-on-Thames to visit her aunt and uncle, as well as to work on her latest writing assignment: covering the Henley Royal Regatta for an American magazine. Daisy plans a simple trip researching her article, enjoying the races, and, come the weekend, having a pleasant time with her fiancé, Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard. But the tensions between the Ambrose team's coxswain, Horace Bott - a shopkeeper's son and scholarship student at Oxford - and rower Basil DeLancey - the younger son of an earl and all-around bounder - are constantly threatening to erupt into violence.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator doesn't know how to pronounce the words!

  • By consuelo on 07-06-14

delightfully intriguing

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Reviewed: 05-25-17

aA delightful read set in post WW1. A tantalizing suspense full of details of the historic setting and the races on river Thames.

  • His Majesty's Hope

  • A Maggie Hope Mystery
  • By: Susan Elia MacNeal
  • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 622
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 566
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 568

World War II has finally come home to Britain, but it takes more than nightly air raids to rattle intrepid spy and expert code breaker Maggie Hope. After serving as a secret agent to protect Princess Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, Maggie is now an elite member of the Special Operations Executive–a black ops organization designed to aid the British effort abroad–and her first assignment sends her straight into Nazi-controlled Berlin, the very heart of the German war machine. Relying on her quick wit and keen instincts, Maggie infiltrates the highest level of Berlin society, gathering information to pass on to London headquarters. But the secrets she unveils will expose a darker, more dangerous side of the war–and of her own past.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Liked the series but....

  • By Leigh Billingsley on 06-16-13

Maggie's Mission

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Reviewed: 02-02-17

Maggie Hope uses aquired skill to parachute into Berlin. After she accomplishes the mission, she remains in Germany she nust use all her cunning to avoid having her identity disvovered as she gains damning truth while working among the NAZZIES. The tension never slows.

  • Tikki Tikki Tembo

  • By: Arlene Mosel
  • Narrated by: Peter Thomas
  • Length: 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
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    5 out of 5 stars 147
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    5 out of 5 stars 148

This folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My 3 year old and 7 year old love this book!

  • By Jessica on 03-19-19

Teacher's Delight

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Reviewed: 07-11-16

As a retired teacher I remember the delight of my first graders as they listened to the repetitions of that great long name. They repeated it from memory and giggled as the eyes of parents opened wide at their ability. I was delighted to find it on Audible at such a reasonable price. I could not resist. As I listened to Peter Thomas reading that great long name with suitable expression, I giggled aloud again.

  • Excerpts from The Encyclopaedia Britannica

  • A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Eleventh Edition
  • By: Various
  • Narrated by: full cast
  • Length: 13 mins
  • Highlights
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,548
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,258
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 3,146

Prepare yourself for the ultimate multicast performance. We've gathered many of Audible's most popular narrators to bring to life some of the most extraordinary words ever written. 19 words, in fact, carefully selected and arranged alphabetically as in their original source: the 11th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. We created this enlightening journey from AUDIENCE to LITERATURE because you asked for it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank you Audible - Love It!

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 04-16-17

Appreciated<br />

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Reviewed: 04-02-16

I certainly appreciated the sampling of several narrators, some aquatinted me with new authors to buy and some favorites. loved it!

  • Jane and the Stillroom Maid

  • Being the Fifth Jane Austen Mystery
  • By: Stephanie Barron
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 61

Jane Austen is enjoying August, 1806, among Derbyshire's craggy peaks, sparkling streams, and cavernous gorges. That is, until she discovers the corpse of a young gentleman whose blond curls and delicate features suggest the face of an angel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Will the real Jane Austen please stand up?

  • By Susan h on 01-23-13

Brilliant working out story from history

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Reviewed: 03-01-16

Stephanie Barron brilliantly creates a captivating story from history and Jane Austin's life. She incorporates excerpts from a stillroom maid's book to add to the intrigue

  • Malice at the Palace

  • By: Rhys Bowen
  • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,327
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,085
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,057

While my beau, Darcy, is off on a mysterious mission, I am once again caught between my high birth and empty purse. I am therefore relieved to receive a new assignment from the queen - especially one that includes lodging. The king's youngest son, George, is to wed Princess Marina of Greece, and I shall be her companion at the supposedly haunted Kensington Palace. My duties are simple: help Marina acclimate to English life, show her the best of London, and, above all, dispel any rumors about George's libertine history.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Longtime Fan No More

  • By S. Hunt on 08-21-15

a blend of truth and fiction

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Reviewed: 08-19-15

interesting blending of history and imagination, the reader did an excellent job with different voices,

  • Happy Birthday, Mr. Darcy

  • Austen Addicts, Volume 5
  • By: Victoria Connelly
  • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
  • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
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    4 out of 5 stars 5
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    4 out of 5 stars 5

It's the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, but it's also a special year for Katherine Roberts and Warwick Lawton because they're getting married. But can Katherine put aside her fear about the future and can Warwick put his pen down long enough to actually make it up the aisle?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Celebrating 20th birthday of Pride and Prejudic

  • By Dina on 07-09-15

Celebrating 20th birthday of Pride and Prejudic

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-15

A wedding and Regency dresses make this twice as romantic , twice the fun for Janites.