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    • The Cleaner of Chartres

    • By: Salley Vickers
    • Narrated by: Pamela Garelick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There is something very special about Agnès Morel. A quiet presence in the small French town of Chartres, she can be found cleaning the famed medieval cathedral each morning and doing odd jobs for the townspeople. No one knows where she came from or why. Not Abbé Paul, who discovered her one morning 20 years ago, sleeping on the north porch, and not Alain Fleury, the irreverent young restorer who works alongside her each day - and whose attention she catches with her tawny eyes and elusive manner. She has transformed each of their lives in her own subtle way, yet no one suspects the dark secret Agnès is hiding.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favorite S.Vickers, but worth reading!

    • By KP on 09-14-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Cousins

    • By: Salley Vickers
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash, Gabrielle Glaister, Melody Grove
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brilliant and mercurial Will Tye suffers a life-changing accident. The terrible event ripples through three generations of the complex Tye family, bringing to light old tragedies and dangerous secrets. Each member of the family holds some clue to the chain of events which may have led to the accident, and all hold themselves to blame. Most closely affected is Will's cousin Cecelia, whose own life will change forever depending on how she responds to such unbelievable and shocking truths.

    Regular price: $20.03

    • The Boy Who Could See Death

    • By: Salley Vickers
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, Peter Noble
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eli is an ordinary boy with an extraordinary gift. It will shape the course of his whole life. Cousin Francesca, a charming spinster and a favourite with the children, is harbouring kleptomaniac tendencies. Sarah Palliser, living alone next to a ramshackle graveyard, is more scared of the small box under her stairs than the ghosts outside her window.

    Regular price: $27.57

    • Dancing Backwards

    • By: Salley Vickers
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Violet Hetherington has taken the rash step of joining a transatlantic cruise ship to New York to visit Edwin, an old friend. As she makes the six day crossing, she relives the traumatic events that led to her losing Edwin's friendship, and abandoning her career as a poet, for the safety of marriage and domesticity.

    Regular price: $8.77

    • Miss Garnet's Angel

    • By: Salley Vickers, Kati Nicholl (editor)
    • Narrated by: Anna Massey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
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    The new edition of Salley Vicker's sensational debut novel. ‘Miss Garnet's Angel' is a voyage of discovery; a novel about Venice but also the rich story of the explosive possibilities of change in all of us at any time. Julia Garnet is a teacher. Just retired, she is left a legacy which she uses by leaving her orderly life and going to live - in winter - in an apartment in Venice. Its beauty, its secret corners and treasures, and its people overwhelm a lifetime of reserve and caution.

    Regular price: $10.31

    • Mr Golightly's Holiday

    • By: Salley Vickers
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
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    The new novel from the best-selling author of Miss Garnet's Angel holiday: a period in which a break is taken from work or studies for rest, travel, or recreation. Many years ago Mr Golightly wrote a work of dramatic fiction which grew to be an international best-seller. But his reputation is on the decline and he finds himself out of touch with the modern world. He decides to take a holiday and comes to the ancient village of Great Calne, hoping to use the opportunity to bring his great work up to date.

    Regular price: $10.31