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    • Fingersmith

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 23 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,045
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,858
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,860

    Orphaned as an infant, Susan Trinder was raised by Mrs. Sucksby, “mother” to a host of pickpockets and con artists. To pay her debt, she joins legendary thief Gentleman in swindling an innocent woman out of her inheritence. But the two women form an unanticipated bond and the events that follow will surprise every listener. Fingersmith was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Booker Prize, and was chosen as book of the year 2002 by more organizations than any other novel. Sarah Waters was named Author of the Year at the 2003 British Book Awards.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The BEST BOOK I"ve read this year!

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-30-11

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Essex Serpent

    • A Novel
    • By: Sarah Perry
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 611
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 573
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 571

    When Cora Seaborne's brilliant, domineering husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow with as much relief as sadness: her marriage was not a happy one. Wed at 19, this woman of exceptional intelligence and curiosity was ill-suited for the role of society wife. Seeking refuge in fresh air and open space in the wake of the funeral, Cora leaves London for a visit to coastal Essex, accompanied by her inquisitive and obsessive 11-year old son, Francis, and the boy's nanny, Martha.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Kind of 'Year in the Life of..' story.

    • By Midwesterner on 07-13-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Through a Mother's Tears

    • By: Cathy Broomfield
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Cathy Broomfield’s youngest daughter, Kirsty, disappeared, Cathy hoped she had gone to stay with friends, to escape her brutal and bullying husband. But as the days passed with no word from Kirsty, a loving daughter who spoke to her mum every day, Cathy became increasingly anxious...until the day the police arrived at her door to tell her they had found a body. Her worst fears had been realised. 

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Tipping the Velvet

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 731
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662

    Nan King, an oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and finally meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser and the two head for the bright lights of Leicester Square where they begin a glittering career as music-hall stars in an all-singing and dancing double act.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Did not disappoint!

    • By TENA on 01-25-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Missing, Presumed

    • A Novel
    • By: Susie Steiner
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,270
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,177

    At 39, Manon Bradshaw is a devoted and respected member of the Cambridgeshire police force, and though she loves her job, what she longs for is a personal life. Single and distant from her family, she wants a husband and children of her own. One night, after yet another disastrous Internet date, she turns on her police radio to help herself fall asleep - and receives an alert that sends her to a puzzling crime scene.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A mystery lover's treat!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-20-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Night Watch

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 214

    New York Times best-selling author Sarah Waters received sweeping critical acclaim for her debut, Tipping the Velvet, and has been a finalist for the Orange and Booker Prizes. In The Night Watch she tells the riveting, intersecting tales of four Londoners during and after World War II. As these four people survive the devastation of war and experience the dizzying heights of life, their paths cross in ways none of them can foresee.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Lynn Lopez on 06-21-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Persons Unknown

    • A Novel
    • By: Susie Steiner
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256

    As dusk falls, a young man staggers through a park, far from home, bleeding from a stab wound. He dies where he falls, cradled by a stranger, a woman's name on his lips in his last seconds of life. Detective Manon Bradshaw handles only cold cases. Five months pregnant, in pursuit of a work-life balance rather than romantic love, she's focused on being a good mother to her two children: her adopted 12-year-old son, Fly Dent, and the new baby.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful!!!!!

    • By ashley on 07-08-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Affinity

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 245

    Named Author of the Year at the 2003 British BookAwards, Sarah Waters is the author of Tipping the Velvet, a New York Times Notable Book. Once inside the concrete walls of Millbank Prison, Margaret Prior, hired to speak with the female inmates, becomes all too aware that what she perceives to be reality may not be so. Bringing new ideas to her mind is the beautiful, but dangerous criminal Selina Dawes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and Rich in Detail

    • By Ilana on 02-20-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Sushi for Beginners

    • By: Marian Keyes
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 148

    Lisa Edwards, top London magazine editor, has been fantasizing about promotion to New York. Instead, she's asked to launch a new women's magazine in Dublin. She thinks nothing could be worse - until she meets her new staff. They're friendly, helpful, and enthusiastic - in other words, they wouldn't last two minutes in London!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Up to Par for this Author

    • By Theresa on 01-11-09

    Regular price: $26.21

    • The Essex Serpent

    • By: Sarah Perry
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    London 1893: When Cora Seaborne and her son Francis reach Essex, rumours spread from further up the estuary that the mythical Essex Serpent, once said to roam the marshes claiming lives, has returned to the coastal parish of Aldwinter. Cora, a keen amateur naturalist is enthralled, convinced that it may be a previously undiscovered species. As she sets out on its trail she meets William Ransome, Aldwinter's vicar.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story Let Down by Poor Performance

    • By Megan on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Missing, Presumed

    • By: Susie Steiner
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Mid-December, and Cambridgeshire is blanketed with snow. Detective Sergeant Manon Bradshaw tries to sleep after yet another soul-destroying Internet date – the low murmuring of her police radio her only solace. Over the airwaves come reports of a missing woman – door ajar, keys and phone left behind, a spatter of blood on the kitchen floor. Manon knows the first 72 hours are critical: you find her, or you look for a body.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Must listen to the sample

    • By ACT1 on 08-04-17

    Regular price: $15.45

    • Tipping the Velvet

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    'Piercing the shadows of the naked stage was a single shaft of rosy limelight, and in the centre of this was a girl: the most marvellous girl - I knew it at once! - that I had ever seen.' A saucy, sensuous and multi-layered historical romance, Tipping the Velvet follows the glittering career of Nan King - oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End 'tom'.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By L.M Juniper on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Night Watch

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked out streets, illicit liaisons, sexual adventure, to end with its beginning in 1941, The Night Watch is the work of a truly brilliant and compelling storyteller. This is the story of four Londoners, three women and a young man with a past, drawn with absolute truth and intimacy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Atmospheric and suspenseful

    • By Lisa on 07-29-06

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Fingersmith

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 23 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    London 1862: Sue Trinder, orphaned at birth, grows up among petty thieves - fingersmiths - under the rough but loving care of Mrs Sucksby and her 'family'. But from the moment she draws breath, Sue's fate is linked to that of another orphan growing up in a gloomy mansion not too many miles away.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Safest Place

    • By: Suzanne Bugler
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Jane Berry has always dreamed of moving to the country. When she uproots her family and takes them to live in a rural paradise, at first it all seems perfect. But when her marriage comes under pressure the dream starts to fall apart and Jane finds her life spiralling out of control. Then one night a line is crossed that threatens to ruin her and her family forever.

    Regular price: $18.97

    • The Italian Matchmaker

    • By: Santa Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Gianluca's life is empty. His City job, his seven-figure income, his glossy girlfriends - all have long ceased to satisfy him. His marriage is over, and he barely knows his young daughters. In search of serenity and a deeper purpose, he flees to Italy. But life on the sun-drenched Amalfi coast is not as peaceful as Luca anticipates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Delah on 01-04-12

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The House by the Sea

    • By: Santa Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Ten-year-old Floriana is captivated by the magnificent Tuscan villa near her village. When the owner’s son invites her inside, Floriana knows that her destiny is there, with him. But as they grow up, things begin to change. Miles away on the Devon coastline, Marina’s hotel has fallen on hard times. The arrival of Rafael Santoro, artist-in-residence, seems to bring peace in Marina’s family. But Rafa is not who he seems....

    Regular price: $23.17

    • Sister

    • A Novel
    • By: Rosamund Lupton
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 200

    When Beatrice learns her sister Tess is missing, she goes to London to join the search. And when everyone else gives up, only Beatrice soldiers on—determined to cut through the dark secrets and learn the truth behind her sister’s disappearance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deliciously Dark Literary Thriller

    • By Susianna on 10-22-12

    Regular price: $25.19

    • Persons Unknown

    • A Manon Bradshaw Thriller
    • By: Susie Steiner
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    As dusk falls, a young man staggers through a park, far from home, bleeding from a stab wound. He dies where he falls, cradled by a stranger, a woman's name on his lips in his last seconds of life. DI Manon Bradshaw can't help taking an interest - these days she handles only cold cases, but the man died just yards from the police station where she works. She's horrified to discover that both victim and prime suspect are more closely linked to her than she could have imagined.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Tara on 11-04-17

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Missing Pieces

    • By: Laura Pearson
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    All Linda wants to do is sleep. She won’t look at her husband. She can’t stand her daughter. And she doesn’t want to have this baby. Having this baby means moving on, and she just wants to go back to before. Before their family was torn apart, before the blame was placed. Alienated by their own guilt and struggling to cope, the Sadler family unravels. They grow up, grow apart, never talking about their terrible secret. That is until Linda’s daughter finds out she’s pregnant. Before she brings another Sadler into the world, Bea needs to know what happened twenty-five years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful

    • By Brba on 11-03-18

    Regular price: $18.54

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