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    • 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 371
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 347

    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

    • Fingersmith

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 23 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,691
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,531
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,535

    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

    • Tipping the Velvet

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 551
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 551

    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 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,035

    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

    • Affinity

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 244
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 221

    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

    • Persons Unknown

    • A Novel
    • By: Susie Steiner
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    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

    • The Night Watch

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 189

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • may not work in audio

    • By AmazonShoppingQueen on 06-03-06

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Sister

    • A Novel
    • By: Rosamund Lupton
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 191

    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 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    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

    • Fingersmith

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 23 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    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

    • Sushi for Beginners

    • By: Marian Keyes
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    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 Bradshaw Variations

    • By: Rachel Cusk
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Since leaving his job to look after Alexa, his eight year old daughter, Thomas Bradshaw has found the structure of his daily piano practice and the study of musical form brings a nourishment to these difficult middle years. His pursuit of a more artistic way of life shocks and irritates his parents and his in-laws.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Incisive, challenging novel that fails to satisfy

    • By Penni on 07-29-10

    Regular price: $19.18

    • The Italian Matchmaker

    • By: Santa Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    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 Essex Serpent

    • By: Sarah Perry
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnificent!

    • By Lucy on 06-29-17

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Tipping the Velvet

    • By: Sarah Waters
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    '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'.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Roxana

    • By: Daniel Defoe
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Beautiful, proud Roxana is terrified of being poor. When her husband leaves her penniless with five children, she must choose between being a virtuous beggar or a rich whore. Embarking on a career as a courtesan and kept woman, Roxana passes from man to man in order to maintain her lavish, glamorous lifestyle. But this life comes at a cost; she is torn between sinful prosperity and the respectability she craves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Right narrator for Defoe's psychology

    • By Kristin J. Johnson on 03-11-15

    Regular price: $21.58

    • Pleasure, Pregnancy, and a Proposition

    • By: Heidi Rice
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    In Pleasure, Pregnancy, and a Proposition, Louisa is shocked when millionaire Luke Devereaux reenters her life - he’s been absent since their steamy one-night stand months ago. She’s even more surprised when the pregnancy test he demands comes back positive. Louisa no longer wants Luke in her life, but he offers her a tempting proposal - a marriage of financial stability and many more sleepless, pleasure-filled nights.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too much anger

    • By Tannie on 03-05-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Queen of New Beginnings

    • By: Erica James
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Clayton Miller's life is a mess. His career as one of the country's best comedy script writers has stalled and his long term girlfriend has left him for his ex best friend and ex writing partner. Just when he thinks his life couldn't get any worse, he commits a spectacularly public fall from grace and with the press hounding him, his agent banishes him to the middle of nowhere until the dust has settled.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I couldn't put it down....

    • By Kevin Herman on 01-15-17

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Missing, Presumed

    • By: Susie Steiner
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    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

    • Madensky Square

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Susanna Weber is the best dress maker in Imperial Vienna. Through skill and hard work, she now owns her own dress shop, looking out over the beautiful Madensky Square. To do so, she has left her past behind, if not without regret, at least resolutely. Looking around her, at her customers and friends, Susanna is aware that she has more than most - but a few small changes cause her to realize just how precarious her situation is.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charming afternoon treat

    • By Marina on 01-09-14

    Regular price: $17.96

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