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    • The Keeper of Lost Things

    • A Novel
    • By: Ruth Hogan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 869
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 786
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 787

    Anthony Peardew is the keeper of lost things. Forty years ago he carelessly lost a keepsake from his beloved fiancée, Therese. That very same day, she died unexpectedly. Brokenhearted, Anthony sought consolation in rescuing lost objects - the things others have dropped, misplaced, or accidently left behind - and writing stories about them. Now, in the twilight of his life, Anthony worries that he has not fully discharged his duty to reconcile all the lost things with their owners.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charming story with great narration

    • By June J on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Bedtime Stories for Grown-ups

    • By: Ben Holden
    • Narrated by: Ben Holden, Sandra Duncan, Luke Thompson, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Some of today's greatest storytellers reveal their choices of the ideal grown-up bedtime story: writers such as Margaret Drabble, Ken Follett, Tessa Hadley, Robert Macfarlane, Patrick Ness, Tony Robinson, and Warsan Shire. Fold away your laptop and shut down your mobile phone. Curl up and crash out with the ultimate bedside book, one you'll return to again and again. Full of laughter and tears, moonlight and magic, Bedtime Stories for Grown-ups joyfully provides the dream way to end the day - and begin the night....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-04-18

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The Keeper of Lost Things

    • By: Ruth Hogan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy and reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners. But the final wishes of the Keeper of Lost Things have unforeseen repercussions which trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    When Frances Shore joins her engineer husband in Jeddah, she is warned not to ask questions. But bored, she begins to speculate about her neighbors and the empty flat above her. At first she believes the flat is being used as a lover's tryst - then she suspects something more sinister.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vintage Mantel, ahead of its time

    • By Pita on 06-01-15

    Regular price: $22.04

    • The Kindness

    • By: Polly Samson
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Julia is married and eight years Julian's senior; he is a gifted English student, a life of academia ahead. Ignoring warnings, they both give up all they have to be together. When Julian hears that his boyhood home is for sale, he sets out to recreate a paradise for his new family. It is only when their daughter, Mira, becomes terrifyingly ill that it is impossible for Julia to conceal the explosive secret that she has been keeping from him.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Careful

    • By ilene on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $19.41

    • Traveling to Infinity

    • The True Story Behind 'The Theory of Everything'
    • By: Jane Hawking
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 146

    In this compelling memoir, Jane Hawking relates the inside story of her extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family is inspirational. This is a book about optimism, love and change that will resonate with listeners everywhere.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Perplexing & Puzzling

    • By Sara on 03-11-15

    Regular price: $27.81

    • The Ice Twins

    • A Novel
    • By: S.K. Tremayne
    • Narrated by: Penny Rawlins, Sandra Duncan, Angus King
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 271

    A year after one of their identical twin daughters Lydia dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcroft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Story--Too Much Rumination

    • By EJJ on 06-05-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • A Change of Climate

    • A Novel
    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Ralph and Anna Eldred are an exemplary couple, devoting themselves to doing good. 30 years ago as missionaries in Africa, the worst that could happen did. Shattered by their encounter with inexplicable evil, they returned to England, never to speak of it again. But when Ralph falls into an affair, Anna finds no forgiveness in her heart, and 30 years of repressed rage and grief explode, destroying not only a marriage but also their love, their faith, and everything they thought they were.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written

    • By Patricia S. on 10-11-15

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Ice Twins

    • By: S. K. Tremayne
    • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins, Sandra Duncan, Angus King
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    One of Sarah's daughters died. But can she be sure which one? A terrifying psychological thriller that will chill you to the bone. A year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, died in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcraft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives. But when their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they have mistaken her identity - that she, in fact, is Lydia - their world comes crashing down once again.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A GOOD READ

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-21-17

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Yes She Can

    • Why Women Own the Future
    • By: Ruth Davidson
    • Narrated by: Ruth Davidson, Kate Harper, Sandra Duncan, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In Ruth Davidson's Yes She Can we meet world-beating women from fields as diverse as science, politics, the military, business and sport. They share their own journeys to the top - whether that's becoming Prime Minister, winning an Olympic gold medal or teaching male special forces how to fight. They share the bad times, too, the challenges faced and difficulties to hurdle, explaining what they've learned along the way. We also see the author's own path as she tracks the societal shifts that have seen women advance - and discuss how far we've still got to go.  

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Every Day Is Mother's Day

    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Evelyn Axona is a medium by trade; her daughter, Muriel, is a half-wit by nature. Barricaded in their crumbling house, surrounded by the festering rubbish of years, they defy the curiosity of their neighbors and their social worker, Isabel Field. Isabel is young and inexperienced and has troubles of her own: an elderly father who wanders the streets, and a lover, Colin, who wants her to run away with him. But Colin has three horrible children and a shrill wife who is pregnant again - how is he going to run anywhere?

    Regular price: $22.04

    • Vacant Possession

    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    From the double Man Booker Prize-winner, a savagely funny tale that revisits the characters from the much-loved Every Day is Mother’s Day. Muriel Axon is about to re-enter the lives of Colin Sidney and Isabel Field. It is ten years since her last tangle with them, but for Muriel this is not time enough. There are still scores to be settled, truths to be faced and vengeance to be wreaked.

    Regular price: $19.41

    • Stories of Magic and Mischief

    • By: Enid Blyton
    • Narrated by: Joshua Higgot, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Witches and pixies abound in this magical selection of 30 short stories, perfect for seasonal listening and sharing. Each story stands alone and is the perfect length for listening to at bedtime or in the classroom. Enid Blyton remains one of Britain's favourite children's authors, and her bumper short story collections are perfect for introducing her to the latest generation of listeners. 

    Regular price: $10.90

    • The Private Lives of the Tudors

    • Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty
    • By: Tracy Borman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    The Tudor monarchs were constantly surrounded by an army of attendants, courtiers and ministers. Even in their most private moments, they were accompanied by a servant specifically appointed for the task. A groom of the stool would stand patiently by as Henry VIII performed his daily purges, and when Elizabeth I retired for the evening, one of her female servants would sleep at the end of her bed. These attendants knew the truth behind the glamorous exterior.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good

    • By Suzan on 08-09-16

    Regular price: $26.64

    • The President's Hat

    • By: Antoine Laurain
    • Narrated by: Luke Thompson, Peter Noble, David Timson, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie, accountant Daniel Mercier can hardly believe his eyes when President François Mitterrand sits down to eat at the table next to him. After the presidential party has gone, Daniel discovers that Mitterrand’s black felt hat has been left behind. After a few moments’ soul-searching, Daniel decides to keep the hat as a souvenir of an extraordinary evening. It’s a perfect fit, and as he leaves the restaurant Daniel begins to feel somehow...different.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You need this book. I need that hat.

    • By Amber on 10-25-13

    Regular price: $9.29

    • Small Island

    • By: Andrea Levy
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Sandra Duncan, Sandra James-Young, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Queenie Bligh's neighbours do not approve when she agrees to take in Jamaican lodgers, but Queenie doesn't know when, or if, her husband, posted to India during the war, will return....Gilbert Joseph was one of the several thousand Jamaican men who joined the RAF to fight against Hitler. Returning to England as a civilian, he finds himself treated very differently. Through the stories of these characters, Small Island explores a point in England's past when the country began to change.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridgment makes the story incomprehensible

    • By Karin on 04-29-13

    Regular price: $11.56

    • Vacant Possession

    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Ten years have passed since Muriel Axon was locked away for society's protection, but psychiatric confinement has only increased her malice and ingenuity. At last free, she sets into motion an intricate plan to exact revenge on those who had her put away. Her former social worker, Isabel, and her old neighbors have moved on, but Muriel, with her talent for disguise, will infiltrate their homes and manipulate their lives, until all her enemies are brought together for a gruesome finale.

    Regular price: $22.04

    • The White Queen

    • By: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox, Sandra Duncan, Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Internationally bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings the tumult and intrigue of The Wars of the Roses to vivid life through the women of the House of Lancaster and the House of York, beginning with the story of Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen. A woman who won the love of a king and ascended to royalty by virtue of her beauty, Elizabeth fought tenaciously for the success of her family -- her daughter who would one day unite the warring dynasties, and her two sons whose eventual fate has confounded historians for centuries: the Princes in the Tower.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • too short

    • By Kcvu on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The Wizard's Umbrella Story Collection

    • By: Enid Blyton
    • Narrated by: Luke Thompson, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    A selection of enchanting stories by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton. Ribby the Gnome has a very bad habit: he always borrows things and never brings them back! But when he takes a wizard's umbrella and doesn't return it, he's in for a horrible surprise. The umbrella is magic, and it is very angry!

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Trackers

    • By: Deon Meyer
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin, Rupert Degas, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    A housewife running from years of domestic abuse. A bodyguard hired to escort a smuggled rhinoceros. A group of Islamic terrorists based in a quiet residential street. A secret government agency threatened with amalgamation within a bigger department. A retired policeman trying to get used to his new career in the private sector.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disjointed

    • By Lia on 01-10-12

    Regular price: $20.65

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