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    • A Mind to Murder

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 228

    Award-winning author P.D. James' second mystery in her best-selling series featuring Scotland Yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh is now available as an audiobook! When the administrative head of the Steen Psychiatric Clinic is found dead with a chisel in her heart, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. Dalgliesh must analyze the deep-seated anxieties and thwarted desires of patients and staff alike to determine which of their unresolved conflicts resulted in murder. Widely acknowledged as "the greatest contemporary writer of classic crime" ( The London Sunday Times), P. D. James received the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award for long-term achievement in 1999.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Mind to Read More of James

    • By Holly Helscher on 01-20-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Devices and Desires

    • An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery, Book 8
    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    Commander Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Larksoken headland on the Norfolk coast. A psychotic strangler of young women is at large in Norfolk, and getting nearer to Larksoken with every killing. And when Dalgliesh discovers the murdered body of the Acting Administrative Officer on the beach, he finds himself caught up in one of the most baffling murder cases of his career.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A well wrought mystery

    • By Gretchen SLP on 08-26-15

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Shroud for a Nightingale

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed. Another student dies equally mysteriously, and it is up to Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard to unmask a killer who has decided to prescribe murder as the cure for all ills.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Early P.D. James is the best P.D. James

    • By red-herring12 on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Go Tell It On the Mountain

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Adam Lazarre-White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,091
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 990
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 992

    James Baldwin’s stunning first novel is now an American classic. With startling realism that brings Harlem and the black experience vividly to life, this is a work that touches the heart with emotion while it stimulates the mind with its narrative style, symbolism, and excoriating vision of racism in America. Moving through time from the rural South to the northern ghetto, Baldwin chronicles a 14-year-old boy’s discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A 5 Star Listen!

    • By Aperio on 03-26-15

    Regular price: $18.17

    • The Murder Room

    • An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
    • By: P.D. James
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 616
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242

    The Dupayne, a small private museum in London, is in turmoil. As its trustees argue over whether it should be closed, one of them is brutally and mysteriously murdered. Yet even as Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team proceed with their investigation, a second corpse is discovered. Someone in the Dupayne is prepared to kill and kill again. Still more sinister, the murders appear to echo the notorious crimes of the past featured in one of the museum's galleries: the Murder Room.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic P.D. James

    • By Jim on 11-23-03

    Regular price: $34.60

    • Death of an Expert Witness

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 109

    An evil-tempered forensic scientist is put to death, putting many of his colleagues out of misery. Dr. Lorrimer appeared to be the picture of a bloodless, coldly efficient scientist. Only when his brutally slain body is discovered and his secret past dissected does the image begin to change. Once again, Chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh learns that there is more to human beings than meets the eye and more to solving a murder than the obvious clues.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to Hear

    • By John L on 07-15-09

    Regular price: $35.93

    • A Certain Justice

    • An Adam Dalgliesh Novel
    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185

    It begins, dramatically enough, with a trial for murder. The distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge is defending Garry Ashe on charges of having brutally killed his aunt. For Aldridge the trial is mainly a test of her courtroom skills, one more opportunity to succeed - and she does. But now murder is in the air. The next victim will be Aldridge herself, stabbed to death at her desk in her Chambers in the Middle Temple, a bloodstained wig on her head. Enter Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team, whose struggle to investigate and understand the shocking events cannot halt the spiral into more horrors, more murders....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love those British Detectives

    • By Angelyn S. Furst on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Cover Her Face

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 427
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 353

    Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Cover Her Face is P. D. James' electric debut novel, an ingeniously plotted mystery that immediately placed her among the masters of suspense.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Bit slow

    • By J. Roderick on 05-24-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Death in Holy Orders

    • By: P.D. James
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 784
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363

    Atop a sweep of low cliffs stands the small theological college of St. Anselm's. Not far away, smothered beneath a fall of sand, lies the body of one of the school's young ordinands. When Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to investigate the death, the college is torn apart by another death, a sacrilegious and horrifying murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Death in Holy Orders - good PBS

    • By Jannice on 09-18-03

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Friends Divided

    • John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
    • By: Gordon S. Wood
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more different worlds or been more different in temperament. Jefferson, the optimist with enough faith in the innate goodness of his fellow man to be democracy's champion, was an aristocratic Southern slave owner while Adams, the overachiever from New England's rising middling classes, painfully aware he was no aristocrat, was a skeptic about popular rule and a defender of a more elitist view of government.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Read

    • By Jean on 12-22-17

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Lighthouse

    • An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
    • By: P.D. James
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 678
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307

    Combe Island off the Cornish coast has a bloodstained history of piracy and cruelty but now, privately owned, it offers respite to over-stressed men and women in positions of high authority who require privacy and guaranteed security. But the peace of Combe is violated when one of the distinguished visitors is bizarrely murdered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By jb on 11-23-05

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Mexico

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 23 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 183

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as any other on Earth. When an American journalist travels to report on the upcoming duel between two great matadors, he is ultimately swept up in the dramatic story of his own Mexican ancestry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to learn more about Mexican history and culture...

    • By Peace on 01-06-16

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Cover Her Face

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    An Adam Dalgliesh mystery. Cover Her Face is P. D. James' debut novel, the first Adam Dalgliesh mystery, and a thrilling work of crime fiction set in the English countryside, from the best-selling author of Death Comes to Pemberley and Children of Men. From P. D. James, one of the masters of British crime fiction, comes the debut novel that introduced Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • God’s Secretaries

    • The Making of the King James Bible
    • By: Adam Nicolson
    • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    It is the greatest work of English prose ever written, and it is no coincidence that the translation was made at the moment “Englishness” and the English language had come into its first passionate maturity. Boisterous, elegant, subtle, majestic, finely nuanced, sonorous, and musical, the English of Jacobean England has a more encompassing idea of its own reach and scope than any before or since. It is a form of the language that drips with potency and sensitivity. The age, with all its conflicts, explains the book.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Committee That Actually Accomplished Something!

    • By The Lifelong Learner on 12-26-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Original Sin

    • Adam Dalgliesh, Book 9
    • By: P.D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 20 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists. Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of impenetrable complexity. A murder has taken place in the offices of the Peverell Press, a venerable London publishing house located in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames. The victim is Gerard Etienne, the brilliant but ruthless new managing director, who had vowed to restore the firm's fortunes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • as always PD James is good

    • By Kristine on 12-11-14

    Regular price: $33.60

    • John Quincy Adams

    • Militant Spirit
    • By: James Traub
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 25 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256

    John Quincy Adams was the last of his kind - a Puritan from the age of the Founders who despised party and compromise yet dedicated himself to politics and government. The son of John Adams, he was a brilliant ambassador and secretary of state, a frustrated president at a historic turning point in American politics, and a dedicated congressman who literally died in office - at the age of 80, in the House of Representatives, in the midst of an impassioned political debate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great History of our Republic

    • By Troy on 06-23-18

    Regular price: $39.95

    • A Taste for Death

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Dellaporta
    • Length: 22 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158

    When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next to a neighborhood derelict of the lowest order? Challenged with the investigation of a crime that appears to have endless motives, Dalgliesh explores the sinister web spun around a half-burnt diary and a violet-eyed widow who is pregnant and full of malice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic PD James

    • By Jody R. Nathan on 02-24-10

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Darkness Rising: Disciples of the Horned One, Volume 1

    • Soul Force Saga, Book 1
    • By: James E. Wisher
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    Damien St. Cloud is a failure. Born with the most powerful soul force anyone has ever seen, he can't get it to work. The next in a long line of warlords, Damien is a disappointment to his legendary father and a weakling compared to his perfect sister. Everything changes when a visiting sorcerer proclaims Damien isn't a warlord at all but a sorcerer! Damien is thrust into a world of magic and intrigue, war and death. Behind the scenes a dark and ancient evil is rising once more, intent on destroying everything Damien cares about.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun read

    • By He who knows things on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Unnatural Causes

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    An Adam Dalgliesh mystery. Set on the remote Suffolk coast, the third Adam Dalgliesh mystery, Unnatural Causes is a thrilling work of crime fiction from P. D. James, the best-selling author of Death Comes to Pemberley. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh had been looking forward to a quiet holiday at his aunt's cottage on Monksmere Head, one of the furthest-flung spots on the remote Suffolk coast.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Man Buns

    • By: Shari J. Ryan, Lisa Brown - editor
    • Narrated by: Samantha Summers, Adam James Conner
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    I got out of the Marine Corps to give my daughter a better life. I'm a strong and capable single dad. I got this, right? Not so much. The one thing my daughter wants is the hardest to find - a mom. It's not like they're selling hot intelligent women at Walmart these days, and with the amount of baggage I'm carrying around, I might be out of luck. Yeah, so. We moved from Oahu to Maui. I needed a job, a place to live, and to get us settled. I thought it would be simple, but let's just say...mistakes have been made.

    Regular price: $13.97

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