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    • Regency Buck

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449

    It is in regrettable circumstances that beautiful Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine first meet Julian St John Audley. The man, they both agree, is an insufferably arrogant dandy. But unfortunately for them, he's also the Fifth Earl of Worth, a friend of the Regent and, their legal guardian.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Early Heyer and it shows

    • By A. Hawley on 10-09-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Prodigal Wife

    • By: Marcia Willett
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The Keep - that beautiful, ancient family home where the Chadwick family has lived for generations - is still a haven from the heartbreaks and storms of life. Jolyon Chadwick, a famous television presenter, takes his new girlfriend, Henrietta, home to meet his extended family - and also to meet Marie, the mother who deserted him and his father many years ago, and who has now reappeared and seems to want forgiveness.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Winter in Thrush Green

    • By: Miss Read
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A new excitement comes to the village of Thrush Green when Harold Shoosmith, a distinguished bachelor who has chosen the village for his retirement, takes the corner house on the green. Harold is soon enmeshed in village politics and becomes involved in the private lives of his neighbours as well. His presence has a dramatic effect on Dimity Dean and Ella Bembridge and is the cause of a serious misunderstanding between the two friends.

    Regular price: $15.17

    • The Summer House

    • By: Marcia Willett
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Matt’s mother kept all his childhood memories in a small box, amongst the many photos of Matt as a child. But something about those photos has always puzzled Matt. Is that really him? Why does he not remember those clothes and toys? And where, in the photos, is his sister Imogen? Imogen, meanwhile, is living with her husband and their baby in a rented cottage. Ever since her childhood she has loved the Summer House, a charming folly in the grounds of a beautiful and ancient house on Exmoor, and now they have the chance of buying it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must by Marcia Willett

    • By sharon on 07-09-13

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Children's Hour

    • By: Marcia Willett
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In the big old house overlooking the sea, five small children listened as their mother read them a story. Theirs was an idyllic childhood, as they played on the beach, in the gardens and the woods, before the war and other tragedies disrupted their lives. Now, many years later, Nest and Mina still live at their beautiful childhood home, surrounded by the glorious Devon country side. But, when their sister Georgie comes to stay at Ottercombe, memories of their past start to revisit them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Read

    • By Faith on 09-05-05

    Regular price: $20.34

    • The Flight of the Maidens

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    This delightful novel describes the post-war summer of 1946 - and follows the growing-up of three young women in the months between leaving school and taking up their scholarships at university. Una Vane, whose widowed mother runs a hairdressing salon in her front room, goes bicycling with Ray, the boy who delivers the fish and milk. Hetty Fallowes struggles to become independent of her possessive, loving, tactless mother. And Lieselotte Klein, uncovers tragedy in the past and magic in the present.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy Listening

    • By Kat on 06-04-13

    Regular price: $20.03

    • The Way We Were

    • By: Marcia Willett
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Pregnant and grieving, twenty-something Tiggy arrives at the remote house of her friend Julia in the middle of a snowstorm. All alone, having lost her mate in a tragic accident, Tiggy finds refuge with Julia's warm and chaotic family. Nurtured and loved at last, Tiggy begins to live again as she eagerly awaits the birth of her son. But nearly thirty years later, when her son is about to become a father himself, the next generation discovers that there are some secrets of the past that still live on…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful read.Marcia Willett at her best

    • By Jill on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Wishes and Tears

    • By: Dee Williams
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When a naive encounter at a Coronation party leaves 16-year-old Janet Slater pregnant there's no question in her scandalised parents' mind of her keeping the baby. Bundled off to a home for unmarried mothers in South London, Janet is about to face the hardest moment of her sheltered life alone. Forced to give her tiny daughter up for adoption, Janet promises her that one day, come what may, she'll find her.

    Regular price: $19.10

    • Echoes of the Dance

    • By: Marcia Willett
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    A broken marriage inspires Roly Carradine to leave his busy London life and find refuge in Cornwall, in the mellow stone house of his childhood. Here in Cornwall he welcomes Kate, also seeking refuge from the grief of losing her husband, and young Daisy Quin, a dancer recovering from a back injury. Roly's son Nat lives not far away and is plagued by the unsympathetic visits of his mother Monica, Roly's ex-wife. Roly, Kate, Daisy and Nat all try to find resolution in the beauty and peace of the Cornish countryside.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Description,description, description!

    • By noiron on 06-22-17

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Birdcage

    • By: Marcia Willett
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It was Felix who named it The Birdcage, the tall house in Bristol where Miss Pidgeon lived with her tenant, the beautiful and talented actress Angel, and Angel's daughter, Lizzie. It was Felix whom they all adored and who was so in love with Angel, but while Lizzie longed for a father, Felix had other commitments: to his insecure, possessive wife Marina and to their son Piers, both living at beautiful, mellow Michaelgarth, the family home on the edge of Exmoor.

    Regular price: $20.34

    • The Market Square

    • By: Miss Read
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The first charming Caxley tale introduces the deep-rooted camaraderie between Septimus Howard, a calm and controlled man, and Bender North, a confident, successful but gruff ironmonger. Their argumentative sides often clash, displaying moments of fury and forgiveness with wonderful tenderness. Theirs is a friendship that survives misunderstandings, the tragedy of war, and the bitterness of loss. The story of their families continues through the generations. Read by June Barrie.

    Regular price: $15.17

    • The Howards of Caxley

    • By: Miss Read
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Howards of Caxley begins on a fine May morning in the fateful year of 1939, and then follows the path of the two families and the little town through the Second World War, towards hope for happier times ahead.

    Regular price: $15.17

    • Dog Star

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Looking at the sky one frosty night, Marty sees the Dog Star, in all its brilliance, for the first time. Although she has Tiggy, her cat, Marty longs for a dog; she’d call it Star.Later that night, when the Dog Star’s light beams into her room, she discovers a real, live dog beneath her bed, and it seems that her wish has come true. But will Star bring Marty and her family happiness?

    Regular price: $7.03

    • Toby in the Dark

    • By: Jenny Nimmo
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    For sixty-five years Toby the toy panda has lain in the dark loft. Now, trouble in the house wakes him: the arrival of child-hating Mrs Malevant, who’s come to mind Izzy and her siblings while their parents are away. Somehow Toby speaks to Izzy, just as he used to speak to his former owner, her great-uncle Maurice. The children desperately need the support of their great-uncle and Aunt Folly to stand up to Mrs Malevant. Can Toby help restore happiness to the house?

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Office of the Dead

    • By: Andrew Taylor
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Living in the British city of Rosington of the 1950s, Wendy finds herself penniless, jobless, and on the verge of divorce. She goes to stay with her friend, who seems to have everything Wendy lacks. But a decades-old mystery lingers, and the shadow of death seeps through from turn-of-the-century Rosington, portending tragedy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pulled me in and kept surprising me

    • By Marie on 03-02-14

    Regular price: $21.68

    • Criminal Damage

    • By: Margaret Yorke
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Daniel and Jennifer had bought a house together, and their friends assumed they would eventually marry. Then everything had changed. Stephanie stole Daniel from Jennifer. Confused, humiliated, and increasingly angry, Jennifer took to following Stephanie around London. Her obsessive love prompted her toward violent revenge. It would also lead to her coming under suspicion by the police, for a crime she did not commit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delicious English Slice of Life Crime Story

    • By Paul D. on 09-09-09

    Regular price: $17.76

    • Storm in the Village & Fairacre Festival

    • By: Miss Read
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Storm in the Village, Miss Read, Headmistress of Fairacre School, learns of a proposed new housing development that soon has the citizens of Fairacre up in arms. In The Fairacre Festival, after a storm damages the church roof, the villagers must raise money for repairs.

    Regular price: $19.10

    • Village Affairs

    • By: Miss Read
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The people of Fairacre are up in arms about the possible closure of the village school. This anxious time for Miss Read is made bearable by the support of all her friends and neighbours.

    Regular price: $15.66

    • Village Christmas & The White Robin

    • By: Miss Read
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    From the rural festivities in 'Village Christmas' to the poignant tale of a white robin, these two stories demonstrate the wry wit and light touch of Miss Read. Two heartwarming and wonderfully festive listens.

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Faith Fox

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    When sweet, healthy, hearty Holly Fox dies suddenly in childbirth, the Surrey village reverberates with shock. She leaves behind a helpless, silent husband and a tiny daughter, Faith. Everyone assumes Holly's loving and capable mother will look after Faith, but when she unaccountably deserts her newborn grandchild, the baby must be packed off to her father's peculiar family in the North...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • interesting and annoying

    • By LA on 02-15-10

    Regular price: $20.34

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