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    • The Bookshop

    • By: Penelope Fitzgerald, David Nicholls - introduction
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf, David Nicholls, Stephanie Racine
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop. Hardborough becomes a battleground. Florence has tried to change the way things have always been done, and as a result she has to take on not only the people who have made themselves important but natural and even supernatural forces, too. Her fate will strike a chord with anyone who knows that life has treated them with less than justice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • On my to read list for a long time

    • By theenglishmajor on 02-23-18

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Scarlet Ribbons

    • By: Emma Blair
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 16 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Sadie Smith would love to do the things that other children can, but a degenerated hip prevents her from walking. On her way to a Dr Barnardo's home, her mother buys her a pair of scarlet ribbons which bring Sadie solace in the difficult years ahead.

    Regular price: $22.90

    • The Sounds of Crime

    • By: Lawrence Block, Val McDermid, Mark Billingham, and others
    • Narrated by: Buffy Davis, Eve Karpf, Mike Grady, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The Sounds of Crime is an exclusive collection of five brand new short stories by some of the best crimewriters around. Using the theme of 'audio', this unique collection features brand new stories by Lawrence Block, Peter James, Val McDermid, Mark Billingham and Christopher Fowler.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoyed ALL the stories

    • By Gudrun on 04-28-16

    Regular price: $5.15

    • Double Act

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. They're identical, and they do everything together, especially since their mother died three years earlier – but they couldn't be more different. Bossy, bouncy, funny Ruby loves to take charge, and is desperate to be a famous actress, while quiet, sensitive, academic Garnet loves nothing more than to curl up with one of her favourite books.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • it was ok

    • By emily on 08-26-15

    Regular price: $14.91

    • The Queen's Nose

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Harmony Parker thought animals much nicer than people, and saw everyone she knew as some non-human species. Her father, for example, was most definitely a bald-headed Sea Lion, her mother a tubby, fussy Pouter Pigeon, and her tiresome older sister a Siamese cat. But Harmony's parents would not allow her to have real pets of any kind – not even a harmless gerbil. Then Uncle Ginger arrived from India and gave Harmony a very special present ...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A winner!

    • By Mallory on 12-26-11

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Elizabeth Gaskell

    • The Short Stories
    • By: Elizabeth Gaskell
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe, Eve Karpf
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Elizabeth Gaskell is equally well known as Mrs Gaskell. When her mother died, she was three months old and she was sent to live in Knutsford, Cheshire with her Aunt Hannah, this setting would become the basis for her novel Cranford.

    Regular price: $8.72

    • A Creepy Company

    • By: Joan Aiken
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    These 11 stories include, amongst others, a terrifying Nordic curse and a country garden inhabited by a deadly ghost. Aiken's other works include 'The Kingdom Under The Sea', 'Mortimer Says Nothing' and 'Past Eight O'Clock'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Special Treat!

    • By Kathleen on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $16.71

    • The Riviera Express

    • A Miss Dimont Mystery, Book 1
    • By: TP Fielden
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Gerald Hennessey - silver-screen star and much-loved heartthrob - never quite makes it to Temple Regis, the quaint Devonshire seaside town on the English Riviera. Murdered on the 4.30 from Paddington, the loss of this great man throws Temple Regis' community into disarray. Not least Miss Judy Dimont, corkscrew-haired reporter for the local rag, The Riviera Express. Investigating Gerald's death, she's quickly called to the scene of a second murder.

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Lottie Project

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Hi! I'm Charlie (DON'T call me Charlotte – ever!). History is boring, right? Wrong! The Victorians weren't all deadly dull and drippy. Lottie certainly isn't. She's eleven – like me – but she's left school and has a job as a nursery maid. Her life is really hard, just work work work, but I bet she'd know what to do about my mum's awful boyfriend and his wimpy little son. I bet she wouldn't mess it all up like I do ...

    Regular price: $18.07

    • Star Spooks & Funky Phantoms

    • By: Karen Wallace
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Star Spooks: Hollywood has come to Creakie Hall! But is Chubby Cellophane really a world-famous director or is he a fake? Once again, the family ghosts, Miasma and Marmaduke, come to the rescue with some out-of-this-world special effects. Funky Phantoms:
    Ghost hunters have arrived at Creakie Hall! Miasma and Marmaduke are sure they're imposters who are up to no good....

    Regular price: $7.41

    • Skyjack! (Adaptation)

    • Oxford Bookworms Library
    • By: Tim Vicary, Jennifer Bassett (adaptation)
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    When a large plane is hijacked, the Prime Minister looks at the list of passengers and suddenly becomes very, very frightened. There is a name on the list that the Prime Minister knows very well - too well. There is someone on that plane who will soon be dead - if the hijackers can find out who he is! And there isn’t much time. One man lies dead on the runway. In a few minutes the hijackers will use their guns again. And the Prime Minister knows who they are going to kill.

    Regular price: $5.04

    • Saki

    • The Short Stories
    • By: Saki
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Eve Karpf
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this selection of some of Saki's best short stories, we enter a fictional world in which the Edwardian gently are pitched against the rude forces of nature and maiden aunts struggle unsuccessfully to contain the merciless antics of children in their charge. Saki is perhaps the ultimate master of writing complete stories in just a few pages and his sublime craftsmanship is accompanied by a wicked black humour.

    Regular price: $6.53

    • The Lighthouse

    • By: Alison Moore
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 27

    The Lighthouse begins on a North Sea ferry, on the blustery outer deck of which stands Futh: a middle-aged, recently-separated man heading to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. After an encounter with an inexplicably hostile barman at a family-run hotel in Hellhaus, Futh sets out on his week-long circular walk along the Rhine. As he travels, he contemplates his childhood, a complicated friendship with the son of a lonely neighbour, his parents’ broken marriage and his own.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • deceptively simple story that analyses a man

    • By S.M.Then on 11-07-12

    Regular price: $11.35

    • The Brontes' Poetry, Volume 1

    • By: Charlotte Bronte, Anne Bronte, Emily Jane Bronte, and others
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf, and others
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Perhaps England’s greatest literary family. To find one brilliant novelist in a family is extremely rare. But two? Three?

    The Brontë sisters, Charlotte, Emily Jane and Anne, together with their brother Patrick, are famed throughout the world. And amongst their many talents was poetry. Of course, being Brontë’s, they were rather good at that too.

    Regular price: $5.15

    • Women's Short Stories, Volume 1

    • By: Katherine Mansfield, Kate Chopin, Elizabeth Gaskell
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf, Liza Ross
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The art of writing a short story can be barely noticed by a reader or listener - such is the quality with which they are usually written. It is a difficult trade, an unforgiving discipline, but for those who master it, the rewards are many. In this series of works by our greatest female writers we bring you a selection of those we consider the best. In Volume 1 we bring you the classics 'A Dill Pickle' by Katherine Mansfield, 'The Storm' by Kate Chopin, and 'The Sexton’s Hero' by Elizabeth Gaskell.

    Regular price: $3.81

    • Anthony Trollope

    • The Short Stories
    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf, Migel Lambert
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    'Malachi’s Cove' tells the story of Mally Trenglos and Barry Gunliffe, who both earn their living by gathering seaweed. They are sworn enemies unit la near fatal accident seals their fate forever. Father Giles of Ballymoy is a hospitable Irish priest whose strange ways are at first misinterpreted by an English visitor.

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Brontes' Poetry, Volume 2

    • By: Charlotte Bronte, Anne Bronte, Emily Jane Bronte, and others
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck, David Shaw-Parker, Eve Karpf, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Perhaps England's greatest literary family. To find one brilliant novelist in a family is extremely rare. But two? Three?

    The Brontë sisters, Charlotte, Emily Jane and Anne, together with their brother Patrick, are famed throughout the world. And amongst their many talents was poetry. Of course, being Brontë's, they were rather good at that too.

    Regular price: $5.15

    • Women's Short Stories, Volume 3

    • By: Louisa May Alcott, Katherine Mansfield, Charlotte Mew
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf, Liza Ross
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The art of writing a short story can be barely noticed by a reader or listener - such is the quality with which they are usually written. It is a difficult trade, an unforgiving discipline, but for those who master it, the rewards are many. In this series of works by our greatest female writers, we bring you a selection of those we consider the best.

    Regular price: $3.61

    • The Daffodil Sea

    • By: Emma Blair
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When Devon farmer's daughter Roxanne Hawkins attends a local summer concert, the 14-year-old is blindingly stage-struck. On the day of St Petroc's autumn fair, Roxanne runs away to seek fame and fortune in the bright lights of London. There she stumbles across suave and sophisticated music-hall fixer Harry Bright, who persuades her to adopt the stage-name Annie Breeze. The popular double act Bright and Breeze is born.

    Regular price: $21.48

    • Memento Mori

    • By: Muriel Spark
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Remember you must die" says the telephone caller.This the voice, and message communicated in a series of anonymous calls made to many elderly people. Including; Dame Lettie, a blue-blooded reformer, Godfrey - her rather irritating brother, and his once fabulous novelist wife Charmian. But who is the caller? And why are they reminding them of this final truth? It's unsettling and mysterious. The activity increases and soon a witch-hunt is in full force, with nobody beyond suspicion.

    Regular price: $16.35

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