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    • Lady Susan

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Susan McCarthy, Laurellee Westaway, Melissa Leventon, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 147
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      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 133

    Written in the then fashionable style form of letters between the characters in the book, Jane Austen tells the story of the beautiful widow Lady Susan. Lady Susan has an eye toward re-marrying well, and marrying off her teenage daughter. To achieve her objectives, she spins a tale of Victorian humor and manipulation. In the end, she outsmarts even herself. Jane Austen's earliest known serious work, Lady Susan is a short, epistolary novel that portrays a woman bent on the exercise of her own powerful mind and personality to the point of social self-destruction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beware of the Introduction

    • By Vincent on 08-08-14

    Regular price: $4.89

    • A Book of Golden Deeds, Book 1

    • By: Charlotte Yonge
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Susan McCarthy, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    All of us enjoy a story of battle and adventure. Some of us delight in the anxiety and excitement with which we watch the various strange predicaments, hairbreadth escapes, and ingenious contrivances that are presented to us; and the mere imaginary dread of the dangers thus depicted, stirs our feelings and makes us feel eager and full of suspense. A Golden Deed must be something more than mere display of fearlessness. Grave and resolute fulfillment of duty is required to give it the true weight.

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Risk of Trading

    • Mastering the Most Important Element in Financial Speculation
    • By: M. Toma
    • Narrated by: David McCarthy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    The Risk of Trading is a practical resource that takes an in-depth look at one of the most challenging factors of trading--risk management. The book puts a magnifying glass on the issue of risk, something that every trader needs to understand in order to be successful.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An important perspective

    • By William Miller on 05-21-13
    • Mastering the Most Important Element in Financial Speculation
    • By: M. Toma
    • Narrated by: David McCarthy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 08-13-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 75 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Winesburg, Ohio

    • A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life
    • By: Sherwood Andersen
    • Narrated by: Bruce Blau, Susan McCarthy, David Thorn, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Through twenty-two connected short stories, Sherwood Anderson looks into the lives of the inhabitants of a small town in the American heartland. These psychological portraits of the sensitive and imaginative of Winesburg’s population are seen through the eyes of a young reporter-narrator, George Willard. Their stories are about loneliness and alienation, passion and virginity, wealth and poverty, thrift and profligacy, carelessness and abandon.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Read it yourself

    • By JM Blackie on 03-11-14

    Regular price: $7.69

    • The Reluctant Dragon

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Full Cast, Bruce Blau, David Thorn, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the Boy is not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so it seems only right for a dragon to be living in it. The Boy decides to pay a visit to the cave, and he thinks he knows just what to expect. But this particular dragon is not a bit like the ones in fairy tales!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just OK

    • By Janie on 07-10-05

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Vicar of Wakefield

    • By: Oliver Goldsmith
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Susan McCarthy, Tim King, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The story opens in the country parsonage of Dr. Primrose, a kindly man who has a good heart, a good family, and a good income. Suddenly, his idyllic life is cruelly devastated by a series of misfortunes, and he ends up in prison. Yet, despite all this calamity and injustice, the vicar never loses sight of Christian morality, a conviction which lends him genuine nobility and, in the end, also brings justice and the restoration of his family and fortune.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Amateur

    • By Kindle Customer on 09-17-06

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Lady Susan

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Laurelle Westaway, David Thorn, Susan McCarthy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    After Jane Austen's earliest known writings, she began a more serious work, Lady Susan, in 1793 or 1794. It is a short, epistolary novel that portrays a woman bent on the exercise of her own powerful mind and personality to the point of social self-destruction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three cheers for multi voice readers

    • By Kerlian on 04-06-05

    Regular price: $13.96

    • A Book of Golden Deeds, Vol. 1

    • By: Charlotte Mary Yonge
    • Narrated by: David Thorn, Susan McCarthy, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Golden Deed must be something more than mere display of fearlessness. Grave and resolute fulfilment of duty is required to give it the true weight. For the true metal of a Golden Deed is self-devotion. Selfishness is the dross and alloy that gives the unsound ring to many an act that has been called glorious. And, on the other hand, it is not only the valor, which meets a thousand enemies upon the battlefield, or scales the walls in a forlorn hope, that is of true gold....

    Regular price: $6.36

    • Elsie in New York and The Purple Dress

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Susan McCarthy, David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Two stories from the master of the surprise ending: In "Elsie in New York", Elsie is an innocent young woman who, upon the death of her father, must look for work to make a living. In "The Purple Dress", two young women clerks have been saving money all year to buy new dresses for an annual gala.

    Regular price: $13.96