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    • The Western Wind

    • By: Samantha Harvey
    • Narrated by: Nyasha Hatendi
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Fifteenth-century Oakham, in Somerset; a tiny village cut off by a big river with no bridge. When a man is swept away by the river in the early hours of Shrove Saturday, an explanation has to be found: accident, suicide or murder? The village priest, John Reve, is privy to many secrets in his role as confessor. But will he be able to unravel what happened to the victim, Thomas Newman, the wealthiest, most capable and industrious man in the village? And what will happen if he can't?

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Western Wind

    • By: Samantha Harvey
    • Narrated by: Nyasha Hatendi
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
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    Oakham, near Bruton, is a tiny village by a big river without a bridge. When a man is swept away by the river an explanation has to be found. The story is relayed by the village priest, John Reve, who, in his role as confessor, is privy to a lot of information that others are not. But will he be able to explain what happened to the victim? And what will happen if he can’t? 

    Regular price: $18.54

    • The Wilderness

    • By: Samantha Harvey
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's Jake's birthday. He is sitting in a small plane, being flown over the landscape that has been the backdrop to his life - his childhood, his marriage, his work, his passions. Now he is in his early sixties, and he isn't quite the man he used to be. He has lost his wife, his son is in prison, and he is about to lose his past, for Jake has Alzheimer's.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written and narrated

    • By Kim on 01-13-11

    Regular price: $26.70

    • All Is Song

    • By: Samantha Harvey
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
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    A fiercely intelligent and moving second novel from the author of the acclaimed The Wilderness. Leonard Deppling returns to the capital from Scotland, where he has spent the past year nursing his dying father. Missing from the funeral was his younger brother William, a former lecturer and activist who lives with his wife and two young sons. Leonard is alone and rootless, he moves in with William hoping to unite their family and renew their friendship.

    Regular price: $18.54

    • Dear Thief

    • By: Samantha Harvey
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
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    In the middle of the night, a woman wraps herself in a blanket and starts writing. In answer to a question you asked a long time ago, she writes, and so begins a letter that both women have preferred to forget. She writes night after night - a letter of friendship, by turns a belated outlet of rage and forgiveness, the letter dissects what is left of a friendship caught between the forces of hatred and love.

    Regular price: $20.03