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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 12
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    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 45
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 36

    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

    • 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
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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.

    Regular price: $31.49

    • 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 9
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    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 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    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 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 60
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 53

    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

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      4 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    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 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

    • 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 31
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    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

    • 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
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      3 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 7

    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

    • 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 2
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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

    • 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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    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

    • 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 19
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    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

    • Queens Walk in the Dusk

    • By: Thomas Burnett Swann
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thomas Burnett Swann was a brilliant fantasy writer who died in 1976. He wrote primarily about the ancient Greek and Roman world, blending myth with romance and adventure. A reviewer in the Village Voice sums his work up well: "Swann's neo-romantic fantasies of the past are unique. He uses the stuff of myth but with twists and inventions of his own."

    Queens Walk in the Dusk is a retelling of the romance of Dido and Aeneas. It is a companion volume to Green Phoenix.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • A Haunted House

    • By: Virginia Woolf
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    "A Haunted House" published in 1944 as part of a collection of short stories by Virginia Woolf, is a charming love story about two couples sharing the same house centuries apart.

    Regular price: $4.99

    • 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 23
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    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

    • Boudica

    • Warrior Woman of Roman Britain
    • By: Caitlin C. Gillespie
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    In AD 60/61, Rome almost lost the province of Britain to a woman. Boudica, wife of the client king Prasutagus, fomented a rebellion that proved catastrophic for Camulodunum (Colchester), Londinium (London), and Verulamium (St. Albans), destroyed part of a Roman legion, and caused the deaths of an untold number of veterans, families, soldiers, and Britons. Yet with one decisive defeat, her vision of freedom was destroyed, and the Iceni never rose again. Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain introduces listeners to the life and literary importance of Boudica.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Murder at the Cathedral

    • Exham on Sea Mysteries, Book 4
    • By: Frances Evesham
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The respectable ladies of the Knitters' Guild plan to spring a surprise on the quiet cathedral city, but murder isn't part of the scheme. The last thing Libby Forest needs is another investigation into a mysterious sudden death. There's enough on her plate already. The fast-growing cake and chocolate business takes all her time, her apprentice has problems, and even Bear, her beloved dog, is determined to create havoc. She'd like to leave detection to the police, but the prime suspect begs for help, and once more, Libby takes on the role of amateur sleuth.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Murder on the Levels

    • Exham on Sea Mysteries Series, Book 2
    • By: Frances Evesham
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Two cyclists die on the Somerset Levels, and the Exham bakery gets the blame. Libby Forest runs into danger as she sets out to solve the mystery, save the bakery and rescue her career, helped by Bear, the enormous Carpathian Sheepdog, Fuzzy, an aloof marmalade cat, and the handsome, secretive Max Ramshore. Set in the coastal resort of Exham on Sea, Murder on the Levels features a cast of local characters, including Mandy the teenage Goth, her new boyfriend, Steve, Frank the baker, and Detective Sergeant Joe Ramshore, Max's estranged son.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If Only The Narrative Were More Peppy.!

    • By John on 10-26-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 37

    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

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