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    • Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 344
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
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      4 out of 5 stars 318

    Sidney Chambers, the Vicar of Grantchester, is a 32-year-old bachelor. Tall, with eyes the colour of hazelnuts, he is both an unconventional clergyman and a reluctant detective. Working in association with his friend, Inspector Geordie Keating, Sidney is able to go where the police cannot, eliciting surprise revelations and confessions from his parishioners.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not The Masterpiece Mystery Grantchester

    • By Sara on 06-28-15

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    It's the summer of love in late 1960s England. Astronauts are preparing to land on the moon, the war in Biafra dominates the news and Basil D'Oliveira has just been dropped from the England cricket team. In the midst of all this change, Sidney Chambers continues his amateur sleuthing investigations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • England 1960

    • By Sara on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $20.56

    • Sidney Chambers and the Perils of the Night

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    1955: Canon Sidney Chambers, loveable priest and part-time detective, is back. Accompanied by his faithful Labrador, Dickens, and the increasingly exasperated Inspector Geordie Keating, Sidney is called to investigate the unexpected fall of a Cambridge don from the roof of King's College Chapel; a case of arson at a glamour photographer's studio and the poisoning of Zafar Ali, Grantchester's finest spin bowler. Alongside his sleuthing, Sidney has other problems. Can he decide between his dear friend the glamorous socialite Amanda Kendall and Hildegard Staunton, the beguiling German widow?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good writing, but weak mystery, and awful reader

    • By Maine Colonial ūüĆ≤ on 08-25-13

    Regular price: $15.59

    • Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    It is the 1960s and Canon Sidney Chambers is enjoying his first year of married life with his German bride Hildegard. But life in Grantchester rarely stays quiet for long. Our favourite clerical detective soon attempts to stop a serial killer who has a grievance against the clergy; investigates the disappearance of a famous painting; uncovers the fact that an "accidental" drowning on a film shoot may not have been so accidental after all; and discovers the reasons behind the theft of a baby from a hospital.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The PBS TV Show VS The Series Of Books Dilemma

    • By Sara on 08-26-17

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Sidney Chambers and the Persistence of Love

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    It is May 1971 and Archdeacon Sidney Chambers is walking in a bluebell wood with his daughter Anna and their ageing Labrador, Byron, when they stumble upon a body. Thrust into another murder investigation, Sidney discovers a world of hippies and psychedelic plants, where permissive behaviour seems to hide something darker. This is the first of many disturbing secrets that Sidney unearths: a celebrated photographer is accused of rape; a priceless religious text vanishes from a Cambridge college; and Sidney's own nephew goes missing.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Mysteries Of Life And Love

    • By Sara on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The loveable full-time priest and part-time detective, Canon Sidney Chambers, continues his sleuthing adventures. On a snowy Thursday morning in Lent 1964, a stranger seeks sanctuary in Grantchester's church, convinced he has murdered his wife. Sidney and his wife Hildegard go for a shooting weekend in the country and find their hostess has a sinister injury. Sidney's friend Amanda receives poison pen letters.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sidney Chambers Matures

    • By Sara on 02-05-18

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Der Schatten des Todes (Sidney Chambers 1)

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Moritz Plique
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
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    England, 1953. Als Pfarrer des kleinen Städtchens Grantchester vor den Toren von Cambridge hat Sidney Chambers alle Hände voll mit seinen Schäfchen zu tun. Als wäre das nicht genug, ist er auch als Privatdetektiv gefragt. Gemeinsam mit seinem Freund Inspector Keating stößt Sidney auf eine Reihe mysteriöser Kriminalfälle: Den vermeintlichen Selbstmord eines Anwalts, einen Juwelenraub und einen Kunstfälscherskandal, der Sidneys beste Freundin in Lebensgefahr bringt.

    Regular price: $12.84

    • East Fortune

    • By: James Runcie
    • Narrated by: Joe Dunlop
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the three Henderson brothers - Jack, Douglas and Angus - head toward their childhood home in East Fortune for their annual summer gathering, they steel themselves against sibling rivalry, parental expectation and the vulnerability that comes with being with those who know you best. A subtle look at lives at the crossroads; about life and love, chance and hope - and how families survive.

    Regular price: $32.18