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    • Pride and Prejudice

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Libby Stephenson, Elizabeth Chambers, Ben Lindsey-Clark, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennet sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley, but her sister Elizabeth is offended by his haughty friend, Mr. Darcy. This is Jane Austen at the height of her powers, complete with ironic narration, hilariously drawn supporting characters, and romantic suspense.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely Enjoyable

    • By Erica Ferguson on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $22.84

    • Dracula

    • By: Bram Stoker
    • Narrated by: Amanda Friday, Russell Gold, Elizabeth Klett, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel is the most famous vampire tale ever told. British solicitor Jonathan Harker finds himself imprisoned in a castle in Transylvania and begins to believe his host, Count Dracula, is not entirely human. As his horror mounts, he suspects that Dracula plans to invade and conquer England, one victim at a time.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Rendition of a Classic

    • By Spooky Mike on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $28.56

    • Sense and Sensibility

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Cate Barratt, Libby Stephenson, Amanda Friday, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Sense and Sensibility is Jane Austen’s first published novel. It tells the much-loved story of the two, very different, Dashwood sisters. Elinor suppresses her own emotions out of a keen sense of responsibility to her family and friends, while Marianne is highly expressive and romantic. When their father dies, British law leaves everything to their half-brother and his tight-fisted wife, and Elinor and Marianne, along with their mother and younger sister, have to move to a cottage on a relative’s estate where they experience the full spectrum of romance and betrayal.  

    Regular price: $22.84

    • Crossroads

    • Crossroads Saga
    • By: Mary Ting
    • Narrated by: Amanda Friday
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 39

    Claudia Emerson has a good friend who shares the same first name and last name. That friend unfortunately dies in a tragic accident during homecoming dance. Claudia is distraught at the loss of her friend, but is even more disturbed by her dreams, which seem to take her to another place called Crossroads. Unknown to her, Crossroads is like a second heaven, a place between heaven and earth. It is where the souls of humans in comas or near death experiences may wander.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Flat delivery and inconsistencies in the story

    • By Katie on 08-04-13

    Regular price: $18.50

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    • An Ideal Husband

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman, Amanda Friday, Ben Lindsey-Clark, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    An Ideal Husband is an 1895 comedy by Oscar Wilde which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honor. The action is set in London, and takes place over the course of 24 hours.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Atrocious voicing of Robert

    • By Anonymous User on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Mail Order Mayhem

    • Brides of Beckham
    • By: Kirsten Osbourne
    • Narrated by: Amanda Friday
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    When Maude is told she must marry a repulsive man, she instead responds to an Iowa farmer who is looking for a mail order bride. After sneaking out of town on a train, she goes to Iowa and marries. She quickly falls for the wonderful man she marries, but does he feel the same? And will she be able to escape her past?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't miss this series!

    • By MichTeach on 04-27-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Endymion

    • By: John Keats
    • Narrated by: Eva Davis, Mark Crowle-Groves, Peter Tucker, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      2 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Endymion is the largest work by John Keats and was composed between April and November 1817. It was published in April 1818, and the critical reception was almost universally hostile. The plot is built around the ancient Greek legend of Endymion, the young shepherd whose beauty was such that the goddess of the Moon entreated Zeus to cast him into a permanent sleep so that she could gaze on him without interruption. Keats expands this story into an epistle on beauty and love, and weaves into it elements from several other Greek legends.

    Regular price: $12.85

    • The Importance of Being Earnest

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Ben Lindsey-Clark, Jeff Moon, Amanda Friday, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Importance of Being Earnest is Wilde's most famous and oft-produced play. First performed in 1895, and subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People", it shows Wilde at his satirical and scathingly witty best. It follows the misadventures of Algy and Jack as they attempt to woo and wed Cecily and Gwendolen under the assumed name "Ernest", much to the disapproval of the aristocratic Lady Bracknell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite play and now my favorite audio!

    • By Kristina Hernandez on 12-27-16

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Persuasion

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Linda Barrans, P. J. Morgan, David Prickett, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Persuasion has certain similarities with Emma, another late novel by Jane Austen. In both stories, the heroine is a young woman who lives with her widowed father, and who has an enduring attachment to her eventual spouse from the opening of the action. Persuasion also incorporates certain elements common to Austen's earlier novels, such as characters from the military, visits to Bath and calculating and cynical suitors. In the end, Anne Elliot successfully combats the destructive vanity of her father and the machinations of her villainous cousin William.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Austen's usual--quandary of manners

    • By Jerseycookie on 12-18-18

    Regular price: $18.56

    • Little Women

    • By: Louisa May Alcott
    • Narrated by: Lee Ann Howlett, Amanda Friday, P. J. Morgan, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    First published in 1869, Little Women is the story of four sisters growing up against the background of the American Civil War. Alcott wrote the book at the urging of the publisher, Thomas Niles, who was seeking a story about girls that would have popular appeal. Although it was commenced essentially as a children's book, it developed into something of a bildungsroman, which touches on more serious issues such as the difficulties faced by single-parent families, the death of a sibling, and fractured relationships.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent tribute to a classic tale.

    • By Ad n' Audie on 03-28-18

    Regular price: $32.84

    • Death and the Devil

    • By: Frank Wedekind, Samuel A. Eliot - translator, Denis Daly - translator
    • Narrated by: John Burlinson, Amanda Friday, Mark Crowle-Groves, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This play forms part of a tetralogy which focuses on one of Wedekind's obsessive themes: the destructive interplay between primal sexual urges and social convention. Each play revolves around a powerful young female character, who has the power to control and captivate men, but who in turn is destroyed by the exercise of that power. In this play, the dominant female is Fräulein Elfriede von Malchus, an idealistic crusader who visits a brothel operated by the cynical impresario Casti-Piani in order to rescue a young woman who has fallen into his clutches.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Reading Chamber

    • By: Glenn Hascall
    • Narrated by: Richard Andrews, K G Cross, Ben Stevens, and others
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Jack Carlisle is driving through an unnamed town when he spots lights on at the library. Needing a break, Jack stops only to begin a strange journey requiring him to make choices that lead to unexpected consequences.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Five Plays

    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett, Amanda Friday, Jeff Moon, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Original Recording
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    A collection of four of Chekhov's most popular dramas together with his unusual one-act comedy, The Boor, presented by members of The Online Stage.

    Regular price: $19.99

    • A Room with a View

    • By: E M Forster
    • Narrated by: Craig Franklin, Amanda Friday, Russell Gold, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

     Lucy Honeychurch is a young English girl abroad in Italy for the first time and is ready to experience all the beauty, art, and romance it has to offer. She is hampered by the oppressive attentions of her chaperone, her prim cousin Charlotte, as well as the presence of a substantial British expatriate and tourist community in Florence.  

    Regular price: $17.13

    • The Three Sisters

    • By: Anton Chekhov, Julius West - translator
    • Narrated by: Andy Harrington, Leanne Yau, Elizabeth Chambers, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Three Sisters is Anton Chekhov's 1901 play about the Prosorov family, who are stuck in a provincial Russian town. The sisters - Olga, Masha, and Irina - fantasize about one day returning to Moscow. Meanwhile, their brother Andrey courts village girl Natasha, and the family socializes with the soldiers stationed nearby. Dreams, longing, and illicit love drive the action of Chekhov's comic drama.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Grace Garrett, Brett Downey, Amanda Friday, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A magical tale of love frustrated, tested, and finally triumphant, A Midsummer Night's Dream has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays. It is also one of his most accessible, and its broad humor remains vivid and compelling to this day. On the serious side, as a dramatic examination of love in all its guises - romantic, conjugal, filial, parental, and patriotic - A Midsummer Night's Dream has never been surpassed.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Mail Order Mama

    • Brides of Beckham
    • By: Kirsten Osbourne
    • Narrated by: Amanda Friday
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    When Emily's mother decides to marry, her fiance says that 20-year-old Emily needs to find a new place to live before the wedding. Emily has always been exceedingly shy and has no idea what to do. She runs across an advertisement for mail order brides and responds, hoping to find a good situation. Benjamin lost the love of his life just months before. He and his girls need a new mama in their house. Will Emily be the mama they need?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it! written well will buy more in this set!!

    • By Crystal warbritton on 03-13-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Bronte Sisters: A Collection of Poems

    • By: Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë
    • Narrated by: Amanda Friday, Elizabeth Klett, Eva Davis
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Bronte Sisters: A Collection of Poems. While the novels of the Bronte sisters are much beloved, their beautiful works of poetry often go unnoticed. This collection contains all their poetical works, pieced together by Charlotte, who provides illuminating commentary on her dear sisters' words. The collection was first published under the names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely collection of poems

    • By EmilyK on 12-24-18

    Regular price: $12.85

    • Mail Order Madness

    • Brides of Beckham, Book 3
    • By: Kirsten Osbourne
    • Narrated by: Amanda Friday
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Susan cannot stand living with her eleven younger siblings for another minute, so she answers an advertisement for a mail order bride, carefully choosing a man who has never married and has no children so she won’t be plagued with other people’s ill-behaved offspring. When she arrives in Fort Worth, she finds out her fiancé has been killed, and his older brother is offering to take his place. The only problem is his brother is a widower with four young boys. Dare she do it?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved Mail Order Madness!!!

    • By Karina Escobar on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Lady Susan

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett, Beth Thomas, Ben Lindsey-Clark, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Lady Susan is an epistolary novel by Jane Austen about a beautiful and manipulative widow scheming to arrange wealthy marriages for herself and her daughter. This book is the basis for the film Love & Friendship, written and directed by Whit Stillman, and starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny. This dramatized production is presented by the Online Stage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent dramatization!

    • By Elaine on 04-25-16

    Regular price: $9.99

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