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    • The Uninvited Guests

    • A Novel
    • By: Sadie Jones
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74

    One late spring evening in 1912, in the kitchens at Sterne, preparations begin for an elegant supper party in honor of Emerald Torrington's twentieth birthday. But only a few miles away, a dreadful accident propels a crowd of mysterious and not altogether savory survivors to seek shelter at the ramshackle manor - and the household is thrown into confusion and mischief. The cook toils over mock turtle soup and a chocolate cake covered with green sugar roses, which the hungry band of visitors is not invited to taste. But nothing, it seems, will go according to plan.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • And You Think You’re Haunted By Your Past!

    • By Cidney on 11-10-13

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Small Wars

    • A Novel
    • By: Sadie Jones
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Set on the colonial, war-torn island of Cyprus in 1956, Jones tells the story of a young solider, Hal Treherne, and the effects of this "small war" on him, his wife, Clara, and their family. Reminiscent of classic tales of love and war such as The English Patient and Atonement, Jones's gripping novel also calls to mind the master works of Virginia Woolf and their portrayal of the quiet desperation of a marriage in crisis.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Back to the 1950s

    • By Cariola on 03-29-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Fallout

    • A Novel
    • By: Sadie Jones
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 3

    Luke Kanowski is a young playwright - intense, magnetic, and eager for life. He escapes a disastrous upbringing in the northeast and, arriving in London, meets Paul Driscoll, an aspiring producer, and the beautiful, fiery Leigh Radley, the woman Paul loves. The three set up a radical theater company, living and working together; a romantic connection forged in candlelit rehearsal rooms during power cuts and smoky late-night parties in Chelsea's run-down flats.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • “Blacks?”

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-03-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Fallout

    • A Novel
    • By: Sadie Jones
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Luke Kanowski is a young playwright: Intense, magnetic, fleeing a disastrous upbringing in the North East. Arriving in London, he meets Paul Driscoll, an aspiring producer, and beautiful, fiery Leigh Radley, the girl Paul loves. Luke, Paul and Leigh set up a radical theatre company, living and working together, forging a connection in the smoky late nights of Chelsea’s run-down flats and damp rehearsal rooms above pubs, candlelit during power cuts, where a new generation of writers and directors is fighting for its place.

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Uninvited Guests

    • By: Sadie Jones
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    One late spring evening in 1912, in the kitchens at Sterne, preparations begin for an elegant supper party in honor of Emerald Torrington's twentieth birthday. But only a few miles away, a dreadful accident propels a crowd of mysterious and not altogether savory survivors to seek shelter at the ramshackle manor - and the household is thrown into confusion and mischief.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Outcast

    • By: Sadie Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It's 1957, and Lewis Aldridge is travelling back to his home in the South of England. He is straight out of jail and 19 years old. His return will trigger the implosion not just of his family, but of a whole community.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Fallout

    • By: Sadie Jones
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Luke is a young playwright: intense, magnetic, and hungry for experience. Fleeing a disastrous upbringing in the northeast he arrives in London and shares a flat with Paul, an aspiring producer, and beautiful, fiery Leigh. The three of them set up a radical theatre company, their friendship forged in rehearsal rooms above pubs, candlelit power cuts, and smoky late-night parties, part of a thrilling new generation of writers, directors, and rising voices. When Nina, a fragile actress, strays towards their group, Luke recognises a damaged soul and the balance between the friends is threatened.

    Regular price: $30.33