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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 713
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 645
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 643

    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 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    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

    • Username: Evie

    • By: Joe Sugg
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Joe Sugg, Peter Noble, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Featuring an exclusive interview with Joe, plus a sneak preview of Username: Regenerated. Like anyone who feels as though they just don't fit in, Evie dreams of a place of safety. When times are tough, all she wants is a chance to escape from reality and be herself. Despite his failing health, Evie's father comes close to creating such a virtual idyll.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best performance

    • By liyah on 09-23-17

    Regular price: $4.25

    • 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 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 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    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

    • The Darkest Hour

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    In the summer of 1940, most eyes are focused on the skies above the South of England. The battle for Britain has just begun. But young Evie Lucas has eyes for no-one but a dashing young pilot called Tony. Evie has a glittering career as an artist ahead of her but seems to be wasting her time sketching endless portraits of Tony. She wants his parents to have something to remember him by in case it all goes wrong in the war…

    Regular price: $20.24

    • 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

    • 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

    • A Perfect Heritage

    • By: Penny Vincenzi
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 28 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The House of Farrell - home of The Cream, an iconic face product that has seen women flocking to its bijoux flagship store in the Berkeley Arcade since 1953. At Farrell, you can rely on the personal touch. The legendary Athina Farrell remains the company's figurehead and in her kingdom at the Berkeley Arcade, Florence Hamilton plies their cosmetics with the utmost discretion. She is sales advisor - and holder of secrets - extraordinaire. But of course the world of cosmetics is changing and the once glorious House of Farrell is now in decline.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly Entertaining

    • By parsnip on 08-31-15

    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

    • 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

    • An English Christmas

    • By: John Julius Norwich
    • Narrated by: John Julius Norwich, Luke Thompson, Nicky Diss, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A Christmas anthology from legendary historian and Christmas Cracker compiler John Julius Norwich. This year go carol singing in the Cotswolds with Laurie Lee or attend church with a grumpy Samuel Pepys. Make plum puddings for bemused French villagers with Elizabeth David; go present shopping with Virginia Woolf, or eat far too much with Agatha Christie. Celebrate Christmas at Chatsworth, in the workhouse or marooned in the ice with Shackleton....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Where is the Christmas spirit?

    • By Charlene on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Black Rainbow

    • How Words Healed Me: My Journey Through Depression
    • By: Rachel Kelly
    • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Black Rainbow is the powerful first-person story of one woman's struggle with depression and how she managed to recover from it through the power of poetry. In 1997, Oxford graduate, working mother, and Times journalist Rachel Kelly went from feeling mildly anxious to being completely unable to function within the space of just three days.

    Regular price: $17.55

    • 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 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    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 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

    • A Question of Trust

    • By: Penny Vincenzi
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 22 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    A Question of Trust is vintage Penny Vincenzi: rich with characters, life-changing decisions, glamour, love, desire and conflict. London, 1950s. Tom Knelston is charismatic, working class and driven by ambition, ideals and passion. He is a man to watch. His wife, Alice, shares his vision. It seems they are the perfect match. Then, out of the blue, Tom meets beautiful and unhappily married Diana Southcott, a fashion model. An exciting but dangerous affair is inevitable and potentially damaging to their careers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant as Ever

    • By Marti on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $25.81

    • Every Day Is Mother's Day

    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Evelyn and Muriel Axon, mother and daughter, lead a haunted existence. Objects of horror to their neighbours, they evade or terrorise any social worker who crosses their path. Inside their house, they pursue a covert persecution of each other, shrinking from the unseen occupants of their spare room. But change is in the air… Every Day is Mother's Day is a merciless comedy of colliding lives: of sex, death, madness, adultery and the social services.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A harrowing but satisfying read.

    • By Carolyn on 07-05-15

    Regular price: $16.21

    • Cartes Postales from Greece

    • By: Victoria Hislop
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens, Victoria Hislop, Esther Wane, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Week after week the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial: A. With their bright skies, blue seas and alluring images of Greece, these cartes postales brighten her life. After six months, to her disappointment, they cease. But the montage she has created on the wall of her flat has cast a spell. She must see this country for herself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Where are the cartes postal?

    • By Book Addict and Pasta Lover on 08-08-17

    Regular price: $24.51

    • The Decision

    • By: Penny Vincenzi
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 30 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    A love affair...between Matt Shaw, self-made property tycoon, and Eliza Clark, dazzling fashion editor and one-time Deb of the Year. Their story spans sixties London, the extravagance of Milan and the lovely decaying country house that has been in Eliza's family for generations, and the source of huge trouble itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved every Minute of the 30 Hours!! Best Ever

    • By Just on 05-16-12

    Regular price: $14.45

    • 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

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