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    • Code Name Verity

    • By: Elizabeth Wein
    • Narrated by: Morven Christie, Lucy Gaskell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,982
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,405
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,387

    Code Name Verity is a compelling, emotionally rich story with universal themes of friendship and loyalty, heroism and bravery. Two young women from totally different backgrounds are thrown together during World War II: one a working-class girl from Manchester, the other a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a wireless operator. Yet whenever their paths cross, they complement each other perfectly and before long become devoted friends. But then a vital mission goes wrong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haunting, Beautiful, Exquisite, Special Book

    • By Suzn F on 07-21-13

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Burial Rites

    • A Novel
    • By: Hannah Kent
    • Narrated by: Morven Christie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 880
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 815

    A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829. Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Tóti, a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cannot stop thinking about this book

    • By Sam - Audible on 11-04-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Burial Rites

    • By: Hannah Kent
    • Narrated by: Morven Christie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of her lover. Agnes is sent to wait out her final months on the farm of district office Jón Jónsson, his wife and their two daughters. Horrified to have a convicted murderer in their midst, the family avoid contact with Agnes. Only Tóti, the young assistant priest appointed Agnes’ spiritual guardian, is compelled to try to understand her. As the year progresses and the hardships of rural life force the household to work side by side, Agnes’ story begins to emerge and with it the family’s terrible realization that all is not as they had assumed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth stepping out of your comfort zone

    • By Leah on 01-25-14

    Regular price: $22.71

    • Burial Rites

    • By: Hannah Kent
    • Narrated by: Morven Christie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men. Agnes is sent to wait out the months leading up to her execution on the farm of district officer Jón Jónsson, his wife, and their two daughters. Horrified to have a convicted murderess in their midst, the family avoid contact with Agnes. As the year progresses and the hardships of rural life force everyone to work side by side, the family’s attitude to Agnes starts to change - until one winter night.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Icelandic Drama

    • By Sharon on 07-18-13

    Regular price: $31.47

    • An Inspector Calls (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones, David Calder, Morven Christie
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    The Birling family are spending a happy evening celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft - a marriage that will result in the merging of two successful local businesses. Yet, just when everything seems to be going so well, they receive a surprise visit from an Inspector Goole who is investigating the suicide of a young girl.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Exploring the nature of Time

    • By Anniebligh on 12-01-12

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Take Me In

    • By: Sabine Durrant
    • Narrated by: Rory Kinnear, Morven Christie
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    He saved your son's life. Does that mean you have to give him yours? It starts with a holiday. A three-year-old boy on a beach, and the hero who saves his life. But nothing is ever that simple. Tessa and Marcus know they owe Dave Jepsom more than they can ever repay. Yet even as he is walking from the sea with their son in his arms, there is something about him that makes them uneasy. He is not like other people that they know.

    Regular price: $21.31