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    • Leopard at the Door

    • By: Jennifer McVeigh
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she'd longed for is much changed. Her father's new companion - a strange, intolerant woman - has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point. And looming over them all is the threat of the Mau Mau, a secret society intent on uniting the native Kenyans and overthrowing the whites.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Non stop listening

    • By Patricia on 06-12-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Fever Tree

    • By: Jennifer McVeigh
    • Narrated by: Jayne Paterson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Frances Irvine, left destitute in the wake of her father’s sudden death, has been forced to abandon her life of wealth and privilege in London and emigrate to the Southern Cape of Africa. 1880 South Africa is a country torn apart by greed. In this remote and inhospitable land she becomes entangled with two very different men - one driven by ambition, the other by his ideals. Only then the rumor of a smallpox epidemic takes her into the dark heart of the diamond mines does she see her path to happiness.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Colorful Historical Fiction

    • By Constance on 07-26-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Leopard at the Door

    • By: Jennifer McVeigh
    • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Stepping off the boat in Mombasa, 18-year-old Rachel Fullsmith stands on Kenyan soil for the first time in six years. She has come home. But when Rachel reaches the family farm at the end of the dusty Rift Valley Road, she finds so much has changed. Her beloved father has moved his new partner and her son into the family home. She hears menacing rumours of Mau Mau violence and witnesses cruel reprisals by British soldiers.

    Regular price: $24.78

    • The Fever Tree

    • By: Jennifer McVeigh
    • Narrated by: Harriet Kershaw
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A compelling portrait of colonial South Africa as well as the life of women near the turn of the century. South Africa, 1880 - a country torn apart by greed. Frances Irvine, destitute in the wake of her father's sudden death, is forced to abandon her life of wealth and privilege in London and emigrate to the Cape. In this remote and inhospitable land, she becomes entangled with two very different men: one driven by ambition, the other by his ideals.

    Regular price: $25.08