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    • The Hourglass

    • By: Tracy Rees
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens, Imogen Church
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343

    It's 2014. Sensible Nora has always taken success for granted until suddenly her life begins to fall apart. Troubled by anxiety and nightmares, she finds herself drawn to the sweeping beaches of Tenby, a place she's been only once before. Together with a local girl, she rents a beautiful townhouse and slowly begins to settle in to her new life. But Tenby hides a secret, and Nora will soon discover that this little town by the sea has the power to heal even the most painful memories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Buy it!!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-12-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Queen Victoria's Matchmaking

    • The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe
    • By: Deborah Cadbury
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A captivating exploration of the role in which Queen Victoria exerted the most international power and influence: as a matchmaking grandmother. Queen Victoria's Matchmaking travels through the glittering, decadent palaces of Europe from London to Saint Petersburg, weaving in scandals, political machinations, and family tensions. It is at once an intimate portrait of a royal family and an examination of the conflict caused by the marriages the Queen arranged. At the heart of it all is Victoria herself: doting grandmother one moment, determined Queen Empress the next. 

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Wild Hunt

    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    In the wild, windswept Welsh Marches, a noble young lord rides homewards, embittered, angry and in danger. He is Guyon, Lord of Ledworth, heir to threatened lands, husband-to-be of Judith of Ravenstow. Their union will save his lands - but they have yet to meet...for this is Wales at the turn of the 12th century. Dynasties forge and fight, and behind the precarious throne of William Rufus, political intrigue is raging.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book!

    • By Linda S. on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $22.10

    • Sleeper's Castle

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 20 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Hay-on-Wye, 1400. War is brewing in the Welsh borders. Catrin is on the brink of womanhood and falling in love for the first time. Her father is a soothsayer playing a dangerous game, playing on the mixed loyalties and furious rivalries between Welsh princes and English lords. For 200 years the Welsh people have lain under the English yoke, dreaming of independence. And finally it looks as though the charismatic Owain Glyndwr may be the man legend talks of.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Talks to fast

    • By portsbabe on 09-19-17

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Innocent Secretary... Accidentally Pregnant

    • By: Carol Marinelli
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Plain Emma Stephenson might not look like a tycoon's glamorous assistant, but for Luca D'Amato - a playboy who likes to play - breaking through her no-nonsense attitude is his favourite new game. Sensible Emma thought all they'd be sharing was an office - not a bed! But she's learning fast what being Luca's personal assistant really means! Now he's standing there offering her a promotion - and she's trying to find the words to tell him she's pregnant!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A typical light, feel good romance

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 06-22-12

    Regular price: $8.98

    • Castles in the Air

    • By: Judy Corbett
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Castles in the Air is a beautifully written, autobiographical story of rescuing an ancient mansion. Gwydir Castle was inhabited by ravers and rats until Judy Corbett and her husband Peter Welford found and acquired this 500-year-old house mouldering in the foothills of Snowdonia. Despite the toads, strange smells and squatters, they decided to mortgage themselves to the hilt to bring the castle back to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful story in every way

    • By Carol M on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $20.35

    • The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau

    • By: Julie Ferry
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In 1895, nine American heiresses travelled across the Atlantic to bag themselves husbands and titles. For the English gentlemen the girls married it was a way to secure their estates. For the girls who came from new money, marriage was a means to obtaining social prestige. The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau tells the stories of these nine heiresses and the remarkable women who made it happen - the unofficial marriage brokers Lady Minnie-Paget and Consuelo Yzanga, Duchess of Manchester.

    Regular price: $36.66

    • The Question

    • By: Jane Asher
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A casual remark on the telephone leads Eleanor Hamilton to an appalling and deeply disturbing discovery: John, her husband of 20 years, has been leading a life of duplicity and betrayal. Shock, jealousy, and anger drive Eleanor to extraordinary limits in her desire for revenge. But then fate intervenes in the shape of a terrible accident.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very British...quite brilliant

    • By Lynn on 07-21-09

    Regular price: $4.12

    • The Dressmaker's Secret

    • By: Charlotte Betts
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Italy in 1819. Emilia Barton and her mother, Sarah, live a nomadic existence, travelling from town to town as itinerant dressmakers to escape their past. When they settle in the idyllic coastal town of Pesaro, Emilia desperately hopes that this time they have found a permanent home. But when Sarah is brutally attacked by an unknown assailant, a deathbed confession turns Emilia's world upside down. Seeking refuge as a dressmaker in the eccentric household of Princess Caroline of Brunswick, Emilia experiences her first taste of love with the charming Alessandro.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Whispers Through a Megaphone

    • By: Rachel Elliott
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Miriam hasn't left her house in three years, and cannot raise her voice above a whisper. But today she has had enough, and is finally ready to rejoin the outside world. Meanwhile, Ralph has made the mistake of opening a closet door, only to discover with a shock that his wife Sadie doesn't love him, and never has. And so he decides to run away.

    Regular price: $18.93

    • A Brief Life of the Queen

    • By: Robert Lacey
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    A succinct and personal biography of Elizabeth II, who has managed to remain an enigma, despite being the most recognized woman in the world. Tracing her life through its major stages, and uncovering her greatest personal loves and trials, A Brief Life of the Queen offers the freshness of the first-hand insights and compelling storytelling for which Robert Lacey’s best-selling biographies are renowned.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Eve's War

    • By: Evelyn Shillington
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In 1935 Evelyn Shillington started a diary, little knowing the years of turmoil it would cover. Eve joined her beloved husband, Captain Rex Shillington, whenever she could on his postings, giving her a unique view into army life. Through the abdication crisis to the turbulent years of the Second World War, Eve documented it all with an inimitable spirit and brave humour. The diaries lay forgotten in an attic for years until an enterprising antiques dealer discovered them by chance. Published 70 years later, they offer a new perspective into life on the home front, a firsthand account that was almost lost forever.

    Regular price: $21.05

    • Move Over Darling

    • By: Christine Stovell
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Coralie Casey is haunted by her past. Looking for a fresh start, she sets up a range of natural beauty products, and escapes to Penmorfa, a quiet coastal village in west Wales. Gethin Lewis, now an internationally-acclaimed artist living in New York, is visiting his home village of Penmorfa one last time to wind up his father’s estate. But the village soon disrupts their carefully laid plans.…

    Regular price: $17.96

    • The Palace of Lost Dreams

    • By: Charlotte Betts
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Hyderabad, India. 1798. Beatrice Sinclair, a grieving young widow facing financial destitution, has travelled from Hampshire to Hyderabad to visit her brother, an employee of the British East India Company. There, she is astonished to discover that he has married a beautiful Indian girl and lives with his wife's extended family in a dilapidated palace, the Jahanara Mahal - famed for the theft of a fabled diamond many years ago. As an outsider in an unfamiliar world, Bee faces many challenges - not least of all building a new and meaningful life after the heartbreak she has endured.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Crossbones Yard

    • By: Kate Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    In this brilliant debut, a psychologist finds herself drawn into the dark world of a serial killer - who may be closer than she thinks.... Ray and Marie Benson killed 13 women before they were caught, tried and imprisoned. Five of their victims were never found. Six years later psychologist Alice Quentin discovers a woman's body on the waste ground at Crossbones Yard. The wounds are horrifyingly similar to the Bensons' signature style.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent<br />

    • By Jan O'Riley on 08-03-16

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Winter Foundlings

    • By: Kate Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Four girls have disappeared in North London. Three are already dead. Britain's most prolific child killer, Louis Kinsella, has been locked up in Northwood high-security hospital for over a decade. Now more innocents are being slaughtered, and they all have a connection to his earlier crimes. Psychologist Alice Quentin is doing research at Northwood. She was hoping for a break from her hectic London life, but she'll do anything to help save a child - even if it means forming a relationship with a charismatic, ruthless murderer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Becoming predictable.

    • By Lynne F on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Outlander

    • By: Gil Adamson
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    On a moonlit night in 1903, a mysterious young woman flees alone across the Canadian wilderness. Mary Bouton is 19 years old, half mad and widowed - by her own hand. Tearing through the forest, she is desperate, her nerves burning, and she is certain of only one thing - that two red-headed brothers, rifles across their backs, lurch close behind her. She has murdered their brother and their cold lust for vengeance is unswerving.

    Regular price: $35.52

    • A Killing of Angels

    • By: Kate Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Alice Quentin returns to tackle a series of murders in the Square Mile in the thrilling sequel to Crossbones Yard. The first death looked like a suicide. But someone had tucked a picture of an angel and a handful of white feathers into the banker's pocket - before pushing him in front of a Tube. A killer is stalking the Square Mile, an avenging angel intent on punishment. But why these victims? What were their sins?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I was never pulled into the story

    • By Sabrah on 07-08-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Autumn in Catalonia

    • By: Jane MacKenzie
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 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

    It is 1963, and in her mansion in the foothills of the Pyrenees, Joana idles her days away, banished by her husband and alienated from her family. Meanwhile, in Barcelona, her daughter, Carla, is in trouble. Hating all her parents stand for, Carla has embraced the student movement against the Franco regime, but her father has been watching her, and her beloved fiancé is arrested. Terrified and powerless, pregnant Carla runs to her grandmother Maria, but they know their movements are still being followed. Why did her daughter, Joana, marry into the Franco regime and abandon her family? Maria has never understood.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Book of Human Skin

    • By: Michelle Lovric
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens, Peter Noble
    • Length: 20 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    In 18th-century Venice, Minguillo Fasan, heir to a fortune, contrives to dispatch of his sister, Marcella, condemning her to the fate of a nun. But Marcella Fasan is tougher than Minguillo imagines, and, aided by a servant, a painter, a skin-obsessed doctor, a Scottish merchant and a cigar-smoking pornographer, she pitches her wits against her brother….

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Despicable villain, predictable ending, but interesting.

    • By Linda Likes to Learn on 09-26-15

    Regular price: $26.85

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