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    • A Calculated Life

    • By: Anne Charnock
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 229
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 204
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 201

    Big business is booming and state institutions are thriving thanks to advances in genetic engineering, which have produced a compliant population free from addictions. Violent crime is now a rarity. Mayhew McCline, a major corporation that analyzes global trends, has hired a genius: Jayna. A brilliant mathematical modeler, she has the ability to produce accurate predictions that are both good for the world and good for the bottom line. Her latest coup: finding a link between northeasterly winds and violent crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very nice book

    • By Loretta Franklin on 05-23-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Dreams Before the Start of Time

    • By: Anne Charnock
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden, Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In a near-future London, Millie Dack places her hand on her belly to feel her baby kick, resolute in her decision to be a single parent. Across town, her closest friend - a hungover Toni Munroe - steps into the shower and places her hand on a medic console. The diagnosis is devastating. In this stunning, bittersweet family saga, Millie and Toni experience the aftershocks of human progress as their children and grandchildren embrace new ways of making babies.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Read A Calculated Life instead

    • By NMwritergal on 04-22-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Sleeping Embers of an Ordinary Mind

    • A Novel
    • By: Anne Charnock
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    In fifteenth-century Italy, Paolo Uccello recognizes the artistic talent of his young daughter, Antonia, and teaches her how to create a masterpiece. The girl composes a painting of her mother and inadvertently sparks an enduring mystery. In the present day, a copyist painter receives a commission from a wealthy Chinese businessman to duplicate a Paolo Uccello painting. Together, the painter and his teenage daughter visit China, and in doing so they begin their escape from a tragic family past.

    Regular price: $10.49