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    • Gene Keys

    • Embracing Your Higher Purpose
    • By: Richard Rudd
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 35 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 24
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      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Is our destiny written inside our very DNA? Richard Rudd suggests that humanity is on the verge of a major shift in consciousness rooted in a new understanding of how our genes operate. He introduces this fantastic possibility, showing how the "gene keys" are an inner language designed to transform our core beliefs about ourselves and raise us to a higher level of awareness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WONDERFUL BOOK ALONG THE THOUGHTS OF TAO TE CHING.

    • By sonia on 08-23-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Path of Druidry

    • Walking the Ancient Green Way
    • By: Penny Billington
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
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      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Listen to the call of spirit and seek truth in wild groves, the shifting seasons, and the beauty of the Old Ways. Discover how to embark on this sacred green path and enrich your life with its ancient wisdom. Practicing Druid Penny Billington offers a clear and structured course of study grounded in Celtic history and mythology, and highlights the mysteries and modern practice of this nature-based tradition. Each chapter begins with an evocative visualization and captivating Welsh mythic tales from the Mabinogionare woven throughout, introducing lessons and key concepts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A current guide though an ancient path

    • By TolkienJunky7 on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • How to Behave Badly in Elizabethan England

    • A Guide for Knaves, Fools, Harlots, Cuckolds, Drunkards, Liars, Thieves, and Braggarts
    • By: Ruth Goodman
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Every age and social strata has its bad eggs, rule-breakers, and nose-thumbers. As acclaimed popular historian and author of How to Be a Victorian Ruth Goodman reveals in her madcap chronicle, Elizabethan England was particularly rank with troublemakers, from snooty needlers who took aim with a cutting "thee" to lowbrow drunkards with revolting table manners. Goodman draws on advice manuals, court cases, and sermons to offer this colorfully crude portrait of offenses most foul.  

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Turbulent Crown

    • The Story of the Tudor Queens
    • By: Roland Hui
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 22 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
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      5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Ten remarkable women. One remarkable era. In the Tudor period, 1485 to 1603, a host of fascinating women sat on the English throne. The dramatic events of their lives are told in The Turbulent Crown: The Story of the Tudor Queens.  

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter

    • A Biography of Princess Louise
    • By: Lucinda Hawksley
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
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      4 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 32

    The secrets of Queen Victoria's sixth child, Princess Louise, may be destined to remain hidden forever. What was so dangerous about this artistic, tempestuous royal that her life has been documented more by rumor and gossip than hard facts? When Lucinda Hawksley started to investigate, often thwarted by inexplicable secrecy, she discovered a fascinating woman, modern before her time, whose story has been shielded for years from public view. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • not very factual

    • By Serena Galloway on 07-17-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Queen Mother

    • The Untold Story of Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, Who Became Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
    • By: Lady Colin Campbell
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 25 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    For the first time, Lady Colin Campbell reveals the fascinating and moving life of The Queen Mother. With unparalleled sources, including members of the Royal Family, aristocrats, and friends and relatives of Elizabeth herself, this mesmerizing account takes us inside the real and sometimes astonishing world of the royal family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Listen with a huge pinch of salt

    • By Graham Lord on 11-07-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Deadly Companions

    • How Microbes Shaped Our History
    • By: Dorothy H. Crawford
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Ever since we started huddling together in communities, the story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. They have evolved and spread amongst us, shaping our culture through infection, disease, and pandemic. At the same time, our changing human culture has itself influenced the evolutionary path of microbes. Dorothy H. Crawford here shows that one cannot be truly understood without the other. Beginning with a dramatic account of the SARS pandemic at the start of the 21st century, she takes us back in time to follow the interlinked history of microbes and man....

    Regular price: $26.59

    • To Love and Be Wise

    • Inspector Alan Grant Series, Book 4
    • By: Josephine Tey
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Literary sherry parties were not Alan Grant's cup of tea. But when the Scotland Yard Inspector arrived to pick up actress Marta Hallard for dinner, he was struck by the handsome young American photographer, Leslie Searle. Author Lavinia Fitch was sure her guest "must have been something very wicked in ancient Greece," and the art colony at Salcott St. Mary would have agreed. Yet Grant heard nothing more of Searle until the news of his disappearance. Had Searle drowned by accident or could he have been murdered by one of his young women admirers? 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It is all in the telling...

    • By amazinbuyerAB on 11-19-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Shilling for Candles

    • Inspector Alan Grant Series, Book 2
    • By: Josephine Tey
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    When a woman's body washes up on an isolated stretch of beach on the southern coast of England, Scotland Yard's Inspector Alan Grant is on the case. But the inquiry into her death turns into a nightmare of false leads and baffling clues. Was there anyone who didn't want lovely screen actress Christine Clay dead? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it, well thought through and amusing.

    • By Marianna on 06-12-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Man in the Queue

    • Inspector Alan Grant Series, Book 1
    • By: Josephine Tey
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 66
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      4 out of 5 stars 65

    The first of Josephine Tey's Inspector Grant mysteries concerns the murder of a man, standing in a ticket queue for a London musical comedy. With his customary tenacity, Grant pursues his suspects through the length of Britain and the labyrinth of the city. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unerringly dull...

    • By Marianna on 04-27-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Queen Victoria's Children

    • By: John Van der Kiste
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Queen Victoria and Albert, the Prince Consort, had nine children, who, despite their very different characters, remained a close-knit family. Inevitably, as they married into European royal families, their loyalties were divided and their lives dominated by political controversy. This is not only the story of their lives in terms of world impact but also of personal achievements in their own right, individual contributions to public life in Britain and overseas, and as the children of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Was the narrator just too bored?

    • By James Bruce on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The Taste of Empire

    • How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
    • By: Lizzie Collingham
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      4 out of 5 stars 20

    In The Taste of Empire, acclaimed historian Lizzie Collingham tells the story of how the British Empire's quest for food shaped the modern world. Told through 20 meals over the course of 450 years, from the Far East to the New World, Collingham explains how Africans taught Americans how to grow rice, how the East India Company turned opium into tea, and how Americans became the best-fed people in the world.

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Murder at the Lighthouse

    • Exham on Sea Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Frances Evesham
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Everyone knows the dead woman under the lighthouse, but no one seems to know why she died. What brought the folk-rock star back to Exham on Sea after so many years? Who wanted her dead? Does the key to her murder lie in the town, or far away across the Atlantic? Libby Forest arrives in Exham to build a new life making cakes and chocolates, and discovers a talent for solving mysteries, helped by Bear, an enormous Carpathian sheepdog, and a cast of local characters.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator Had A Cold The Whole Book

    • By John on 03-05-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Collector of Lives

    • Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art
    • By: Ingrid Rowland, Noah Charney
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574) was a man of many talents - a sculptor, painter, architect, writer, and scholar - but he is best known for Lives of the Artists, which singlehandedly established the canon of Italian Renaissance art. Before Vasari's extraordinary book, art was considered a technical skill, and artists were mere decorators and craftsmen. It was through Vasari's visionary writings that Raphael, Leonardo, and Michelangelo came to be regarded as great masters of life as well as art, their creative genius celebrated as a divine gift.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Brainwashing

    • The Science of Thought Control
    • By: Kathleen Taylor
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    In Brainwashing, Kathleen Taylor brings the worlds of neuroscience and social psychology together for the first time. In elegant and accessible prose, and with abundant use of anecdotes and case-studies, she examines the ethical problems involved in carrying out the required experiments on humans, the limitations of animal models, and the frightening implications of such research. She also explores the history of thought-control and reveals how it persists all around us, from marketing and television to politics and education. 

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Lives of the Eminent Philosophers

    • By: Diogenes Laertius, Pamela Mensch - translator, James Miller - editor
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 28 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    This anthology is a miscellany of maxims and anecdotes that generations of Western readers have consulted for edification as well as entertainment ever since Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, first compiled in the AD third century, came to prominence in Renaissance Italy. To this day, it remains a crucial source for much of what we know about the origins and practice of philosophy in ancient Greece.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Could be worse ....

    • By mohadcheridi on 01-31-19

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • A Story
    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    One of the earliest creative approaches to feminist literature, this sinister horror story tells of a woman's mental anguish and unconscious struggle with conformity in a society that generally viewed women as weak and hysterical creatures unable to think for themselves. The author, Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), a prominent American feminist, paved the way for other authors like Sylvia Plath and Alice Walker. She suffered mental illness during her life and ultimately committed suicide.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • The Last Laugh

    • A Novel
    • By: Lynn Freed
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 7

    To escape their griping grown children, husbands, and lovers, and an abundance of grandchildren underfoot, three self-proclaimed "old bags", Dania, Ruth, and Bess, head for a quiet island on the Aegean Sea. They'll spend a year by the water - watching the sunset, eating grilled fish and fresh olives, sipping ouzo. They deserve it, they say. After all those years, the three women will finally have some peace. Except they can't.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Bear No Malice: A Novel

    • By: Clarissa Harwood
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Beaten and left for dead in the English countryside, clergyman and reformer Tom Cross is rescued and nursed back to health by Miranda and Simon Thorne, reclusive siblings who seem to have as many secrets as he does. Tom has spent years helping the downtrodden in London while lying to everyone he meets, but now he's forced to slow down and confront his unexamined life.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Murderous Marriage

    • A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Alyssa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Despite being the granddaughter of an earl, Julia Renshaw is under pressure to marry for money - and has settled for Gilbert Townsend, a viscount and a wealthy industrialist. At the reception aboard the groom's yacht, there appears to be tension between Gil and several guests. The bride is also less than pleased when she discovers that her honeymoon will be more crowded than expected - with Gil's pretty secretary, among others, coming along. The morning after the wedding, before the yacht can depart the harbor, Gil's body is found in the water below. 

    Regular price: $20.99

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