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    • The Crow Trap

    • A Vera Stanhope Mystery
    • By: Ann Cleeves
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,059
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,045

    Three very different women come together to complete an environmental survey. Three women who, in some way or another, know the meaning of betrayal.... For team leader Rachael Lambert, the project is the perfect opportunity to rebuild her confidence after a double betrayal by her lover and boss, Peter Kemp. Botanist Anne Preece, on the other hand, sees it as a chance to indulge in a little deception of her own. And then there is Grace Fulwell, a strange, uncommunicative young woman with plenty of her own secrets to hide....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the Wait

    • By Marina on 02-26-17

    Regular price: $40.59

    • The Throwaway Children

    • By: Diney Costeloe
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Rita and Rosie Stevens are only nine and five years old when their widowed mother marries a violent bully called Jimmy Randall and has a baby boy by him. Under pressure from her new husband, she is persuaded to send the girls to an orphanage, not knowing that the papers she has signed will entitle them to do what they like with the children. And it is not long before the powers that be decide to send a consignment of orphans to their sister institution in Australia. Among them - without their family's consent or knowledge - are Rita and Rosie.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Long, But So Worth The Journey!

    • By M. Ryder on 09-03-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Apothecary's Daughter

    • By: Charlotte Betts
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 309

    Susannah Leyton has grown up behind the counter of her father's apothecary shop in bustling Fleet Street. A skilled student, her father has granted her the freedom to pursue her considerable talents. But Susannah is dealt a shocking blow when her widowed father marries again, and her stepmother seems determined to remove her from the apothecary shop. A proposal of marriage from the charming Henry Savage seems to offer Susannah an escape. But as the plague sweeps through London, tragedy strikes, and dark secrets from her husband's past begin to unfold.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable read

    • By Teri on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $18.11

    • The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones, and Other Victorian Scandals

    • By: Michelle Morgan
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    A grisly book dedicated to the crimes, perversions and outrages of Victorian England, covering high-profile offences - such as the murder of actor William Terriss, whose stabbing at the stage door of the Adelphi Theatre in 1897 filled the front pages for many weeks - as well as lesser-known transgressions that scandalised the Victorian era. The tales include murders and violent crimes but also feature scandals that merely amused the Victorians.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Nobody's Child

    • By: Valerie Wood
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When Laura Page returns to the remote Holderness village of Welwick, it is to try and discover the mystery of her mother Susannah’s early life. Now a local property owner in Hull, Susannah never speaks of her childhood, when she was brought up with the terrible stigma of bastardy – of being nobody’s child. Born into poverty, living in a tiny labourer’s cottage with her father, Susannah’s mother had caught the eye of the local landowner’s son.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Truly nobody's child

    • By Angel Claire on 10-03-11

    Regular price: $24.78

    • The Musgraves

    • By: D.E. Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    The tangled destinies of an unusual family are played out against the backdrop of the English countryside where two pretty sisters and a beautiful widow take centre stage in a drama of dangerous flirtation and backstairs gossip. Esther Musgrave, an attractive widow, has her hands full trying to keep her energetic family together – and on speaking terms! Her three daughters, prickly Delia, sensible Meg and carefree Rose, mean everything to her, especially since the death of her husband, Charles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sibling rivaly

    • By Jerri C on 08-01-11

    Regular price: $14.14

    • Jubilee

    • By: Eliza Graham
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    It's the Queen's Golden Jubilee, and Rachel and her aunt Evie are celebrating with the crowds on the village green. The scene is tranquil, but Rachel and her aunt can never forget what happened exactly 25 years ago. On that day, Evie's young daughter Jessamy vanished. She hasn't been seen since. Soon after, news comes of Evie's sudden death, and Rachel must return to the village to deal with her aunt's estate.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Strange Story

    • By sharon on 01-14-16

    Regular price: $21.81

    • A Christmas Tragedy

    • By: Baroness Orczy
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A short story from British Library Crime Classic The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories. A Christmas Eve party at Clevere Hall ends in tragedy when the host is found stabbed to death. Major Ceely certainly wasn’t short of enemies, but who hated him enough to commit the crime?

    Regular price: $1.52

    • A Place to Call Home

    • By: Val Wood
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Ellen thought she’d always live in the remote, pretty coastal village where she grew up. After all, her husband, Harry, works on a farm where he’s guaranteed a job and home for life. But when the old landowner dies and the couple and their young children are forced from their cottage, the future is suddenly bleak. Rather than stay - and starve - in the countryside they love, Harry sets out to find a job in the factories and mills of nearby Hull, and Ellen must leave behind everything she’s ever known to follow her husband and build a new life for her family.

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Pemberley

    • By: Emma Tennant
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Pemberley is Mr Darcy’s splendid house, and it is there that, amidst their relatives one Christmas, his pride and his wife Elizabeth’s prejudice find themselves once again provoked. Told with stylish irony combined with insights into the emotions and mores of eighteenth century English high society, Pemberley is an elegant and diverting social comedy, a novel of genuine originality.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Really, really confusing.....

    • By SandyH on 06-09-14

    Regular price: $14.59

    • The Santa Klaus Murder

    • By: Mavis Doriel Hay
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin, Anne Dover
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Aunt Mildred declared that no good could come of the Melbury family Christmas gatherings. So when Sir Osmond Melbury, the family patriarch, is discovered - by a guest dressed as Santa Klaus - with a bullet in his head on Christmas Day, the festivities are plunged into chaos. Nearly everybody stands to reap some sort of benefit from his death excepting Santa Klaus, the one person who seems to have had every opportunity to fire the shot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Golden Age Holiday Mystery

    • By Jerri C on 12-06-15

    Regular price: $20.28

    • Time to Say Goodbye

    • By: Katie Flynn
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Imogen, Rita and Debby all missed the original evacuation and now the authorities are finding it difficult to place them. When Auntie and her niece, Jill, who run the Canary and Linnet Public House, offer to take them in, the billeting officer is greatly relieved. The countryside is heaven to the three little townies, especially after they meet Woody and Josh. They find that by climbing to the top of a tree they are able to watch the comings and goings of the young fighter pilots.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A time to say goodbye

    • By Sandra on 08-14-16

    Regular price: $16.31

    • An Unequal Marriage

    • By: Emma Tennant
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Mr Darcy and Elizabeth now have two children, Miranda and Edward. Miranda is a model daughter, well attuned to life at splendid Pemberley and, were it not for her sex, would make a perfect heir. Edward, alas, would not, and as he and his grandmother, Mrs Bennet, fall into the clutches of those who are not what they seem, awful questions arise about the succession at Pemberley - must the entail be broken and Edward disinherited, ending the Darcy line on the estate?

    Regular price: $18.76

    • The Devil's Priest

    • By: Kate Ellis
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Liverpool, 1539. A pregnant novice nun, Agnes Moore, ejected from her convent, claims to have been attacked in the ancient chapel of St Mary del Quay by Satan himself. Her former abbess, Lady Katheryn Lukeley, comes to her aid, but Agnes refuses to identify her lover.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable but slow (not an action plot)

    • By Kathy on 08-14-08

    Regular price: $27.19

    • The Cornish House

    • By: Liz Fenwick
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    When artist Maddie inherits a house in Cornwall shortly after the death of her husband, she hopes it will be the fresh start she and her step-daughter, Hannah, desperately need. Trevenen is beautiful but neglected, a rambling house steeped in history. Maddie is enchanted by it and determined to learn as much as she can about its past. As she discovers the stories of generations of women who've lived there before, Maddie begins to feel her life is somehow intertwined within its walls. But Maddie's dream of a calm life in the countryside is far from the reality she faces....

    Regular price: $25.81

    • A Mother's Choice

    • By: Val Wood
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    For 10 years Delia has had to fend for herself and her son, Jack, and as a young unmarried mother, life has never been easy. Every new coat and pair of shoes was bought with what little money she could scrape together as a singer on the stage. But when the theatre work dries up, Delia faces a dilemma: continue the search for employment with no knowing whether she'll find the stability and security her son needs or return to the place that should be home...where only spite and hatred await them.

    Regular price: $25.58

    • After Auschwitz

    • By: Eva Schloss
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A story of heartbreak and survival by the stepsister of Anne Frank. Eva was arrested by the Nazis on her 15 birthday and sent to Auschwitz. Her survival depended on endless strokes of luck, her own determination and the love and protection of her mother, Fritzi, who was deported with her. When Auschwitz was liberated, Eva and Fritzi began the long journey home. They searched desperately for Eva's father and brother, from whom they had been separated. The news came some months later. Tragically, both men had been killed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Simone on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Annie

    • By: Val Wood
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Annie Swinburn had killed a man - the killing was timely and well-deserved, for Francis Morton had been evil in every possible way. But Annie knew that however justified her crime, only the rope and the gibbet awaited her if she remained in the slums of Hull. And so she ran - up river, along the wild and secretive paths of the great Humber - a new and unfamiliar territory which was to lead her into a new and unfamiliar life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An insight into poverty of old and the so called Gentry.

    • By Annie on 02-01-18

    Regular price: $25.58

    • We'll Meet Again

    • By: Katie Flynn writing as Judith Saxton
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When war broke out, 17-year-old Christie could have stayed down on the family farm in Norfolk, where she was wanted and needed. So why had she joined up? Come to that, why had Meg from Cheshire, and Sue, very much the big city girl from Liverpool, and Shanna, the life-toughened product of a broken home in Glasgow? Mixed reasons. Very mixed backgrounds. But no time to think now. Not with the sergeant shouting and the station air-raid siren beginning to wail.... 

    Regular price: $24.86

    • A Snapshot of Murder

    • Kate Shackleton Mysteries, Book 10
    • By: Frances Brody
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Yorkshire, 1928. Indomitable sleuth Kate Shackleton is taking a well-deserved break from her detective work and indulging in her other passion: photography. When her local Photographic Society proposes an outing, Kate jumps at the chance to visit Haworth and Stanbury, in the heart of Brontë country, the setting for Wuthering Heights. But when an obnoxious member of their party is murdered, the group is thrown into disarray. Is the murderer amongst them, or did the loud-mouthed Tobias have more enemies than they might have imagined? 

    Regular price: $21.81

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