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    • SPQR

    • A History of Ancient Rome
    • By: Mary Beard
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,963
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,939

    In SPQR, world-renowned classicist Mary Beard narrates the unprecedented rise of a civilization that even 2,000 years later still shapes many of our most fundamental assumptions about power, citizenship, responsibility, political violence, empire, luxury, and beauty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Reexamination of the History of Rome

    • By Christopher on 12-17-15
    • A History of Ancient Rome
    • By: Mary Beard
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 11-19-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,161 ratings

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Civil Contract

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 728
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 526
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525

    Set in the Regency period, this is a classic tale of misunderstood love and an arranged marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very very good

    • By bebe on 04-19-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Arabella

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,043
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 941
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 944

    When Arabella first arrives in London, she has only one mission: to snare a rich husband. With a mind to beat the competition, she pretends to be a rich heiress and soon finds herself the talk of the town, pursued by the most eligible bachelors in the city. But she has her sights on one man only: the much-hunted Mr Beaumaris. Our feisty heroine puts up a fight and deals the worldly-wise Beaumaris a deft hand in the game of love; at first grudgingly charmed, he soon becomes smitten.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't Believe the Synopsis

    • By Carol on 10-05-14

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Henry VIII: King and Court

    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 25 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    This magnificent biography of Henry VIII is set against the cultural, social and political background of his court - the most spectacular court ever seen in England - and the splendour of his many sumptuous palaces. An entertaining narrative packed with colourful description and a wealth of anecdotal evidence, but also a comprehensive analytical study of the development of both monarch and court during a crucial period in English history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A concise focus with tremendous detail

    • By kwdayboise (Kim Day) on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $24.51

    • The Foundling

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409

    The shy young Duke of Sale has never known his parents. Instead, his Grace Adolphus Gillespie Vernon Ware or Gilly for short has endured 24 years of rigorous mollycoddling from his uncle and his valet. But his natural diffidence conceals a rebellious spirit. So when Gilly hears of Belinda, the beautiful foundling who appears to be blackmailing his cousin, he absconds with glee. Only he has no sooner entered his new and dangerous world than he is plunged into a frenzy of intrigue, kidnap and adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rollicking Adventure

    • By Amanda on 01-26-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Talisman Ring

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 667
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 576
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 582

    The legend of the Headless Horseman and a proposed marriage de convenance both have their impact on the mystery of a golden talisman ring and Lord Lavenham's young heir, Ludovic. Neither Sir Tristram Shield nor Eustacie, his young French cousin, share the slightest inclination to marry one another, yet it is Lord Lavenham's dying wish. For there is no one else to provide for the old man's granddaughter while Ludovic remains a fugitive from justice...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As good as a play

    • By A on 06-19-11

    Regular price: $19.71

    • Venetia

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,172

    Venetia Lanyon, beautiful, intelligent and independent, lives in comfortable seclusion in rural Yorkshire with her precocious brother Aubrey. Her future seems safe and predictable: Either marriage to the respectable but dull Edward Yardley, or a life of peaceful spinsterhood. But when she meets the dashing, dangerous rake Lord Damerel, her well-ordered life is turned upside down, and she embarks upon a relationship with him that scandalizes and horrifies the whole community.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No Guilt Here!

    • By Carole T. on 05-16-14

    Regular price: $44.09

    • Cotillion

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 800
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805

    The three great-nephews of cantankerous Mr Penicuik know better than to ignore his summons, especially when it concerns the bestowal of his fortune. His freakish plan is that his fortune will be his step-daughter's dowry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my Favorites

    • By Diane Jemmett on 07-14-09

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Miss Seeton Sings

    • A Miss Seeton Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Heron Carvic
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    When a flood of perfectly faked banknotes hits the market, retired art teacher Miss Emily Seeton, the Yard's famed ‘MissEss', is chosen to investigate a respected Geneva bank. Somehow, the forger is also mixed up in the theft of valuable paintings, so it's ‘set an artist to catch an artist.' But Miss S. is new to air travel – surely the names Geneva and ‘Genova' must be the same place? Bamboozling both the crooks and the police who vainly try to keep tabs on her, innocently humming the fraudsters' musical password, she trips gaily along the dangerous trail. Serene amidst every kind of skullduggery, this eccentric English spinster steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles, armed with nothing more than her sketchpad and umbrella!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Half Gracie Allen half Inspector Clousseau

    • By Nancy H. on 05-06-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • False Colours

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 543
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484

    The honourable Christopher Fancot, on leave from the Diplomatic Service in the summer of 1817, is startled to find his entrancing but incorrigibly extravagant mother on the brink of financial and social ruin - and more than alarmed that his identical twin, Evelyn, Earl of Denville, has disappeared without trace. Christopher, or Kit, the respectable brother, is forced into an outrageous masquerade by his wayward family's tangled affairs. But in the face of Evelyn's continued absence, even Kit's ingenuity is stretched to the limit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! A great listen!

    • By Gentle Reader Jill on 04-11-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Picture Miss Seeton

    • A Miss Seeton Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Heron Carvic
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    When Miss Seeton walks out after a performance of Carmen and witnesses a real-life stabbing, all she can recall is a shadowy figure. But how could she have guessed that her latest artistic endeavor is a picture-perfect portrait of the killer? Her sketch puts her in a perilous position, for back at her recently inherited cottage in Plummergen village, she's fated to be a sitting duck...for murder most foul!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • HISS for the Villain!

    • By Betababe on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Miss Seeton Draws the Line

    • A Miss Seeton Mystery
    • By: Heron Carvic
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Miss Seeton is most embarrassed. Her every attempt at a portrait of little Effie Goffer has become a chilling picture of a corpse. Is Miss Seeton actually drawing a clue to a series of child murders in rural England? Scotland Yard thinks so, and wants Miss Seeton to turn from sketching...to catching a killer skilled in a very deadly art. Retired art teacher Miss Seeton steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles. Armed with only her sketch pad and umbrella, she is every inch an eccentric English spinster and at every turn the most lovable and unlikely master of detection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cannot Resist MissEss!

    • By Betababe on 10-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lost in the Snow

    • By: Holly Webb
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Fluff is the smallest and weakest of the farm kittens, but she surprises everyone with her strength and spirit. Ella falls in love with Fluff straight away, but Ella's mother won't let her have a cat. What happens to kittens that nobody wants?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet story for a first time audio book

    • By Angela Przybylski on 01-22-18

    Regular price: $7.01

    • Witch Miss Seeton

    • By: Heron Carvic
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    A sudden interest in the occult swept through the English village of Plummergen, with Ouija boards replacing the best china in many a cozy cottage. It might be quite the thing for maiden ladies and persnickity aunts, but it wasn't Miss Seeton's cup of tea...until Scotland Yard requested she go undercover to investigate some sinister shenanigans in the Kentish countryside. A flim-flam was afoot in the local witches' coven...and magic could be a prelude to murder most foul.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just in Time for Halloween!

    • By Betababe on 10-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Miss Seeton Quilts the Village

    • By: Hamilton Crane
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Miss Seeton returns! A new original (the first in almost 20 years) for this classic series of humorous cozy mysteries created by Heron Carvic. It's practically a royal marriage! The highly eligible son of Miss Seeton's old friends Sir George and Lady Colveden has wed the daughter of a French count.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keystone Cops to the Rescue

    • By Betababe on 10-31-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Georgette Heyer

    • Biography of a Bestseller
    • By: Jennifer Kloester
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Georgette Heyer remains an enduring international best seller, read and loved by four generations of readers and extolled by today's best-selling authors. Despite her enormous popularity, she never gave an interview or appeared in public. Georgette Heyer wrote her first novel, The Black Moth, when she was 17 in order to amuse her convalescent brother. It was published in 1921 to instant success, and 90 years later it has never been out of print.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heyer as a person

    • By Jerri C on 06-15-15

    Regular price: $26.72

    • John Betjeman

    • Collected Poems
    • By: John Betjeman
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Tom Lawrence, Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Collected Poems was first published in 1958 and has sold over two million copies. It has been reprinted numerous times and has absorbed, one by one, the volumes of additional poems that continued to appear regularly until Sir John Betjeman's death. Here for the first time is the audio edition of the Collected Poems.

    Regular price: $15.17

    • Lost in the Storm

    • By: Holly Webb
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Ella loves her kitten, Fluff, and worries about her going missing again. But Fluff is enchanted by being outside, especially when it starts snowing and she has the pretty snowflakes to play with. But suddenly a blizzard sets in and Fluff loses her way.

    Regular price: $7.24

    • Out of the Woods

    • By: Lyn Gardner
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The Eden sisters are used to looking after themselves, but when a trip to the funfair turns nasty, they’re relieved to be rescued by their brand-new step-mama. Little do they know she’s really a wicked witch who only likes children baked in pies (with extra gravy...)Will the Eden sisters ever get safely out of the woods?

    Regular price: $15.17

    • The Female Detective

    • By: Andrew Forrester
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mrs Gladden uses similar methods to her male counterparts - she enters scenes of crime incognito, tracking down killers while trying to conceal her own tracks and her identity from others. She does much physical detective work, examining scenes of crime, looking for clues and employing all manner of skill, subterfuge, observation and charm to achieve her ends. Characteristic of the casebooks of the time, Forrester's book features various cases narrated by Mrs Gladden, including murder, fraud and the sale of a baby.

    Regular price: $21.81

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