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    • The Olive Farm

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    For many, Carol Drinkwater will be forever remembered for her part as the wholesome Helen Herriot in the television series 'All Creatures Great and Small'. But since being a successful actress in England, she has spent the past thirteen years in France with her husband Michel.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-09-12

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Olive Route

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Since Carol Drinkwater moved to an olive farm in France, she has developed a passion for the olive tree and the culture that has grown up around it. From the eastern shores of the shimmering Mediterranean to its western coast, this fruit is farmed. Its silvery-green branches have inspired painters and poets, but who first pressed its "bitter berry" and transformed it into liquid gold? In search of its secrets and traditions, Carol embarked on a solo adventure round the Mediterranean basin.

    Regular price: $20.55

    • Hotel Paradise

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Genevieve Bowles, an award-winning songwriter, is invited to visit the newly refurbished Hotel Paradise. Genevieve knows the hotel well - in fact, her past life there has haunted her for over a decade.... Twelve years earlier, two travelers meet in Paris. Full of optimism, Genevieve and Paul head south to the Riviera, where they start work at the Hotel Paradise. But when a stranger arrives who threatens her future with Paul, Genevieve senses that events are about to spin out of control.

    Regular price: $6.55

    • The Lost Girl

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Lizzie, the only daughter of celebrated war photographer Kurtiz Ross, went missing four years ago. Kurtiz and her ex-husband, Oliver, arrive in Paris following an unconfirmed sighting of their daughter. Oliver rushes to find her while Kurtiz waits, praying for a reunion. As sirens wail, Kurtiz finds comfort in Marguerite Courtenay - a glamorous former actress. As Marguerite distracts Kurtiz with stories of her life in postwar Provence, Kurtiz must confront her own ghosts and face up to home truths.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Carol Drinkwater's Best Yet

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-24-17

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Return to the Olive Farm

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    After 16 months of travelling round the Mediterranean in search of the ancient secrets of the olive tree, Carol returns to her beloved olive farm in the south of France. However, the homecoming celebrations are overshadowed by disturbing discoveries.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Tried but just couldn't get into it!

    • By Anne on 09-20-14

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Olive Harvest

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Returning to their home after an extended absence, Carol and her husband, Michel, are looking forward to summer together on the farm. Then a shocking blow leaves Carol alone, and the future looks uncertain. The Olive Harvest takes us beyond the perimeters of her olive groves to where hunters, poets, beekeepers, boars and gypsies abide. In search of the language of troubadours, the dark and sometimes barbarous heart of Provence is revealed.

    Regular price: $22.27

    • The Olive Tree

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The Olive Tree charts Carol Drinkwater's colourful and often dangerous journey in search of the routes that olive cultivation has taken over the centuries. Set during a springtime Mediterranean that is evocative and perennial, it is above all a tale of our time.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • tough to follow and listen to

    • By Andy on 01-10-10

    Regular price: $25.81

    • The Girl in Room Fourteen

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Striking, raven-haired Cecile produces the finest lemons on the Riviera. Her ice creams and lemonades, sold at her stall at Cannes market, are as renowned as the Mediterranean city itself. But Cecile is a woman with a secret. When she was nineteen, Cecile travelled south to a lemon festival on the borders of Italy and France. But she was not anticipating the enigmatic Italian who offered her a future....

    Regular price: $6.55

    • A Simple Act of Kindness

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    After a devastating car accident, Carole escapes from an oppressive marriage in England to begin again in rural France. Yet she is haunted by the knowledge that Paul, her husband, has tracked her down before...and will do his best to do it again. Afraid to share her fears with her new neighbours, Carole nonetheless finds herself drawn to a local farmer, who helps her to create a new and independent life. But then she learns that Paul is on her trail and closing in fast....

    Regular price: $12.54

    • The Forgotten Summer

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The annual grape harvest at the Cambon family's magnificent vineyard is always a cause for celebration. But not this year. When an accident destroys the crop, Clarisse Cambon knows exactly who to blame - her daughter-in-law, Jane. Forced to take charge of the ailing vineyard, Jane uncovers proof that Luc may not be the man she fell in love with 20 years ago. And, worse still, she knows that her old enemy, Clarisse, is the only one who knows the truth....

    Regular price: $22.27

    • My Story: War Nurse

    • By: Sue Reid
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Available for the first time as an audio book from the bestselling My Story series, War Nurse historically accurate and engaging story of a heroine in WWII. This is the tale of Kitty, an 18-year-old Red Cross nurse in WWII who becomes a heroine. Kitty sees at close hand the effects of war - notably the casualties of Dunkirk. The story is told through her diary, which details historically accurate events and describes the day to day life of a military hospital.

    Regular price: $10.32

    • My Story: Catherine of Aragon

    • By: Alison Prince
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Available for the first time as an audio book from the bestselling My Story series, Catherine Of Aragon is a thrilling story-diary set among the pomp, plots and political wrangling of the Tudor court.

    Regular price: $10.32

    • My Story: Pompeii

    • By: Sue Reid
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Available for the first time as an audio book from the bestselling My Story series, Pompeii is an engaging story of one of history's most eruptive disasters. It's August AD 78 and Claudia is at the Forum in Pompeii. It's a day of strange encounters and even odder portents. When the ground shakes Claudia is convinced it is a bad omen. What does it all mean? And why is she so disturbed by Vesuvius, the great volcano that looms over the city...

    Regular price: $12.92

    • My Story: The Great Plague

    • By: Pamela Oldfield
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Available for the first time as an audio book from the best-selling My Story series, The Great Plague is a thrilling story of a young girl during the epidemic of 1665.

    Regular price: $10.32

    • My Story: The Hunger

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Available for the first time as an audiobook from the best-selling My Story series, The Hunger is the exciting tale of a girl swept up in the fight for a free and fair Ireland, set at the time of the Potato Famine. It's 1845, and blight has destroyed the precious potato crop leaving Ireland starving. Phyllis works hard to support her struggling family, but when her mother's health deteriorates she sets off in search of her rebel brother and is soon swept up in Ireland's fight for freedom....

    Regular price: $12.92

    • My Story: Bloody Tower

    • By: Valerie Wilding
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Available for the first time as an audio book from the bestselling My Story series, Bloody Tower is an engaging story of 16th century English court. Tilly lives in turbulent times. It's the 1550s; when Queen Mary ousts Lady Jane Grey to win the throne, her executioners are kept busy. Even Princess Elizabeth is imprisoned in the Tower. As Tilly watches the plots and politics of the Tudor court unfolding, she waits for her chance to deliver a very important letter...

    Regular price: $12.92

    • My Story: Blitz

    • By: Vince Cross
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Available for the first time as an audiobook from the best-selling My Story series, Blitz is a thrilling wartime tale about two siblings evacuated to Wales. It's 1940. As bombs rain down on London, turning the city Edie loves into a smoking wreck, is there any escape from the carnage?

    Regular price: $12.92

    • The Only Girl in the World

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater, Mark Meadows
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Only Girl in the World follows the gripping romance between English WWI soldier Dennis and Helene. Dennis cannot escape the shadows of the trenches, and with only two weeks leave, his future with Helene is not secure. When this war is over, he says he will come back for her. Dare Helene fall in love with this foreigner? Will he survive? In war, love is the only thing you can trust....

    Regular price: $10.84

    • The Olive Harvest

    • By: Carol Drinkwater
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
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    Returning to their home after an extended absence, Carol and her husband Michel are looking forward to summer together on the farm. A shocking blow leaves Carol alone and the future is uncertain. Feeling isolated and with no olives to harvest, Carol ventures beyond the farm to explore other aspects of Provencal life.

    Regular price: $14.01

    • My Story: Titanic

    • By: Ellen Emerson White
    • Narrated by: Carol Drinkwater
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Available for the first time as an audiobook from the best-selling My Story series, Titanic is the thrilling story of a young orphan on board the most famous sinking ship. The Titanic is a dream of an ocean liner. Everyone knows it is unsinkable. But one night in 1912, the ship and all its passengers are plunged into an unimaginable nightmare....

    Regular price: $12.92

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