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    • Arcadia

    • A Novel
    • By: Iain Pears
    • Narrated by: John Lee, Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 20 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 330

    In 1960s Oxford, Professor Henry Lytten is attempting to write a fantasy novel that forgoes the magic of his predecessors, J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. He finds an unlikely confidante in his quick-witted, inquisitive young neighbor, Rosie. One day, while chasing Lytten's cat, Rosie encounters a doorway in his cellar. She steps through and finds herself in an idyllic, pastoral land where storytellers are revered above all others.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great fun!

    • By Bonny on 03-01-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The War That Saved My Life

    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,541
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,409
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,401

    Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn't waste a minute - she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure of Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Powerful Wonder

    • By Sara on 02-07-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Cruel Crown

    • The Red Queen Series
    • By: Victoria Aveyard
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Jayne Entwistle, Amanda Dolan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 669
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 618
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 619

    Queen Coriane, first wife of King Tiberias, keeps a secret diary - how else can she ensure that no one at the palace will use her thoughts against her? Coriane recounts her heady courtship with the crown prince, the birth of a new prince, Cal, and the potentially deadly challenges that lie ahead for her in royal life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A bit of a disappointment

    • By LA Teacher on 02-17-17

    Regular price: $22.81

    • The Grave's a Fine and Private Place

    • A Flavia de Luce Novel
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 604
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 596

    In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, 12-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape, Dogger, the loyal family servant, suggests a boating trip for Flavia and her two older sisters. Something grazes her fingers as she dangles them in the water. She clamps down on the object, imagining herself Ernest Hemingway battling a marlin, and pulls up what she expects will be a giant fish. But in Flavia's grip is something far better: a human head, attached to a human body.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flavia is in the thick of it

    • By Mothermersnerd on 02-05-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,707
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,987
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,975

    It is the summer of 1950 and a series of inexplicable events has struck Buckshaw, the decaying English mansion that Flavia's family calls home. A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Hours later, Flavia finds a man lying in the cucumber patch and watches him as he takes his dying breath. For Flavia, who is both appalled and delighted, life begins in earnest when murder comes to Buckshaw.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A little slice of the English countryside

    • By Jennifer on 06-02-12

    Regular price: $26.60

    • The War I Finally Won

    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 365
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 333
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 333

    World War II continues, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, are living with their loving legal guardian, Susan, in a borrowed cottage on the estate of the formidable Lady Thorton - along with Lady Thorton herself and her daughter. Life in the crowded cottage is tense enough, and then, quite suddenly, Ruth, a Jewish girl from Germany, moves in. A German? The occupants of the house are horrified. But other impacts of the war become far more frightening. As death creeps closer to their door, life and morality during wartime grow more complex.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Historic Fiction No Matter Your Age

    • By Sara on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $32.20

    • I've Got Your Number

    • A Novel
    • By: Sophie Kinsella
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,087
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,078

    Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. Perfect! Well, perfect except that the phone’s owner, businessman Sam Roxton, doesn’t agree.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • i enjoyed it.

    • By leah on 02-16-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag

    • A Flavia de Luce Mystery
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,538
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,236
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,238

    Flavia de Luce is a dangerously brilliant 11-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders. This time, Flavia finds herself untangling two deaths—separated by time but linked by the unlikeliest of threads.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • delightful!

    • By L on 04-18-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

    • A Flavia de Luce Novel, Book 6
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 986
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977

    On a spring morning in 1951, 11-year-old chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce gathers with her family at the railway station, awaiting the return of her long-lost mother, Harriet. Yet upon the train’s arrival in the English village of Bishop’s Lacey, Flavia is approached by a tall stranger who whispers a cryptic message into her ear. Moments later, he is dead, mysteriously pushed under the train by someone in the crowd. Who was this man, what did his words mean, and why were they intended for Flavia? Back home at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ crumbling estate, Flavia puts her sleuthing skills to the test.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorite series: try it!

    • By Margaret on 02-01-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd

    • A Flavia de Luce Novel, Book 8
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 982
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 905
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 900

    In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote's Female Academy in Canada, 12-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to England. But instead of a joyous homecoming, she is greeted on the docks with unfortunate news: Her father has fallen ill, and a hospital visit will have to wait while he rests. But with Flavia's blasted sisters and insufferable cousin underfoot, Buckshaw now seems both too empty - and not empty enough.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Jayne Entwistle Brings Flavia to Life

    • By GSDNH on 09-29-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • I Am Half-Sick of Shadows

    • A Flavia de Luce Novel
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 923
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 914

    It’s Christmastime, and the precocious Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry and a penchant for crime-solving—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick. But she is soon distracted when a film crew arrives at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ decaying English estate, to shoot a movie starring the famed Phyllis Wyvern.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Character who brought me back to Cozy Mystery

    • By Frobertimus on 11-03-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Wedding Night

    • A Novel
    • By: Sophie Kinsella
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle, Fiona Hardingham, Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,238
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,112

    Lottie just knows that her boyfriend is going to propose during lunch at one of London’s fanciest restaurants. But when his big question involves a trip abroad, not a trip down the aisle, she’s completely crushed. So when Ben, an old flame, calls her out of the blue and reminds Lottie of their pact to get married if they were both still single at 30, she jumps at the chance. No formal dates - just a quick march to the altar and a honeymoon on Ikonos, the sun-drenched Greek island where they first met years ago. Their family and friends are horrified. Fliss, Lottie’s older sister, knows that Lottie can be impulsive - but surely this is her worst decision yet.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a bad summer read

    • By Monica on 06-30-13

    Regular price: $31.50

    • A Red Herring Without Mustard

    • A Flavia de Luce Novel
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,229
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,031
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025

    Award-winning author Alan Bradley returns with another beguiling novel starring the insidiously clever and unflappable 11-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce. The precocious chemist with a passion for poisons uncovers a fresh slew of misdeeds in the hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey—mysteries involving a missing tot, a fortune-teller, and a corpse in Flavia’s own backyard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent addition to the series!

    • By Kelli on 02-28-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Speaking from Among the Bones

    • A Flavia de Luce Novel, Book 5
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,029
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 932
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 921

    Eleven-year-old amateur detective and ardent chemist Flavia de Luce is used to digging up clues, whether they’re found among the potions in her laboratory or between the pages of her insufferable sisters’ diaries. What she is not accustomed to is digging up bodies. Upon the 500th anniversary of St. Tancred’s death, the English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey is busily preparing to open its patron saint’s tomb. Nobody is more excited to peek inside the crypt than Flavia, yet what she finds will halt the proceedings dead in their tracks: the body of Mr. Collicutt, the church organist, his face grotesquely and inexplicably masked.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the best Flavia yet!!

    • By Donald on 03-17-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Paris for One and Other Stories

    • By: Jojo Moyes
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham, Susan Duerden, Jayne Entwistle, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 212

    Nell is 26 and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away - to anywhere - before. Traveling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up for their mini vacation, she has the opportunity to prove everyone - including herself - wrong. Alone in Paris, Nell finds a version of herself she never knew existed: independent and intrepid. Could this turn out to be the most adventurous weekend of her life?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jojo is Always a Treat

    • By Catherine on 07-04-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

    • Flavia de Luce, Book 7
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 983
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 980

    Flavia de Luce - "part Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire from Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" ( The New York Times Book Review) - takes her remarkable sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools in the captivating new mystery from New York Times best-selling author Alan Bradley.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't live up to it's promise.

    • By Magpie on 02-04-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Excellent Women

    • By: Barbara Pym
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,039
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 951
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 950

    Mildred Lathbury is a clergyman's daughter and a mild-mannered spinster in 1950s England. She is one of those excellent women - the smart, supportive, repressed women whom men take for granted. As Mildred gets embroiled in the lives of her new neighbors - anthropologist Helena Napier; Helen's handsome, dashing husband, Rocky; and Julian Malory, the vicar next door - the novel presents a series of snapshots of human life as actually, and pluckily, lived.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still Waters Run Deep

    • By Sara on 04-13-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

    • By: Julie Berry
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 494
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 462

    There's a murderer on the loose - but that doesn't stop the girls of St. Etheldreda's from attempting to hide the death of their headmistress in this rollicking farce. The students of St. Etheldreda's School for Girls face a bothersome dilemma. Their irascible headmistress, Mrs. Plackett, and her surly brother, Mr. Godding, have been most inconveniently poisoned at Sunday dinner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpectedly delightful

    • By Adi Gilo on 06-01-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Blood Sisters

    • A Novel
    • By: Jane Corry
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle, Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Three little girls set off to school one sunny May morning. Within an hour, one of them is dead. Fifteen years later, Kitty lives in an institution. She can't speak and has no memory of the accident that put her there, or her life before it. Nearby, Alison, a local artisan, struggles to make ends meet and to forget her past. When a job opens up in a prison as an art teacher, she takes it. Soon, though, she starts to receive alarming notes - followed by a frightening prisoner-on-prisoner assault while her back is turned.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read It

    • By Jennifer O'Cain on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • A Few of the Girls

    • Stories
    • By: Maeve Binchy
    • Narrated by: Sile Bermingham, Jayne Entwistle, John Lee, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    A Few of the Girls is a glorious collection of the very best of her short story writing, stories that were written over the decades - some published in magazines, others for friends as gifts, many for charity benefits. The stories are all filled with the signature warmth and humor that have always been an essential part of Maeve's appeal.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrated with a lisp?

    • By denise on 05-05-16

    Regular price: $31.50

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