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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 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      5 out of 5 stars 21

    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 57
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    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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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 12

    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.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I learned a lot about cultural norms..even today's

    • By Alanna R on 03-18-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 44
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      4 out of 5 stars 40
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      4 out of 5 stars 39

    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: $29.95

    • 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 17
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      5 out of 5 stars 16
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      5 out of 5 stars 16

    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: $39.95

    • 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 21
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 20

    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

    • 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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 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
      4 out of 5 stars 76
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      4 out of 5 stars 69
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      4 out of 5 stars 68

    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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
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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: $24.95

    • 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
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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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

    • In My Mind's Eye

    • A Thought Diary
    • By: Jan Morris
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Celebrated as the "greatest descriptive writer of her time" (Rebecca West), Jan Morris has been dazzling fans since she burst on the scene with her on-the-spot reportage of the first ascent of Everest in 1953. Now, the beloved 92-year-old, author of classics such as Venice and Trieste, embarks on an entirely new literary enterprise - a collection of daily diaries, penned over the course of a single year. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • 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
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    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: $39.95

    • Girl in a Blue Dress

    • A Novel Inspired by the Life and Marriage of Charles Dickens
    • By: Gaynor Arnold
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Girl in a Blue Dress opens on the day of Alfred's funeral. Dorothea is not among the throngs in attendance when The One and Only is laid to rest. Her mourning must take place within the walls of her modest apartment, a parting gift from Alfred as he ushered her out of their shared home and his life more than a decade earlier. Even her own children, save her outspoken daughter Kitty, are not there to offer her comfort - they were poisoned against her when Alfred publicly declared her an unfit wife and mother.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • 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 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

    • Brainwashing

    • The Science of Thought Control
    • By: Kathleen Taylor
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    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

    • Mixing It

    • Diversity in World War Two Britain
    • By: Wendy Webster
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    During the Second World War, people arrived in Britain from all over the world as troops, war-workers, nurses, refugees, exiles, and prisoners-of-war, chiefly from Europe, America, and the British Empire. Between 1939 and 1945, the population in Britain became more diverse than it had ever been before. Through diaries, letters, and interviews, Mixing It tells of ordinary lives pushed to extraordinary lengths.  

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

    • By: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Charles Lutwidge Dodson, a professor of mathematics at Magdalen (Maudlin) College, Oxford, originally wrote these charming children's stories for young Alice, the daughter of his friend, Henry George Liddell, the dean of Christ Church. After publication, these children's books rapidly became popular with adults because of the extraordinary mixture of rationalism and fantasy, irony, and absurdity viewed through the looking glass of a child's dreams.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Audio editing is horrible or non-existant

    • By Lita Gratrix on 09-01-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    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

    • Deadly Companions

    • How Microbes Shaped Our History
    • By: Dorothy H. Crawford
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    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: $19.95

    • Boudica

    • Warrior Woman of Roman Britain
    • By: Caitlin C. Gillespie
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    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: $19.95

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