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    • The Keeper of Lost Things

    • A Novel
    • By: Ruth Hogan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 435
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 434

    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
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life lovingly 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.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • 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

    • 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 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    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 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 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    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

    • Thomas Cromwell

    • The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
    • By: Tracy Borman
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Paul Mendez, Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Thomas Cromwell is known to millions as the leading character in Hilary Mantel's best-selling Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. But who was the real Cromwell? Born a lowly tavern keeper's son, Cromwell rose swiftly through the ranks to become Henry VIII's right-hand man, and one of the most powerful figures in Tudor history. The architect of England's break with the Roman Catholic Church and the dissolution of the monasteries, he oversaw seismic changes in our country's history.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pity

    • By A User on 05-27-15

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Traveling to Infinity

    • The True Story Behind 'The Theory of Everything'
    • By: Jane Hawking
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    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 286
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 264
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 265

    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 Question of Trust

    • By: Penny Vincenzi
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    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 and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    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

    • The Decision

    • By: Penny Vincenzi
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 30 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    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 Thread

    • By: Victoria Hislop
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Thessaloniki, 1917. As Dimitri Komninos is born, a devastating fire sweeps through the thriving Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. Five years later, Katerina Sarafoglou's home in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flees across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece. Soon her life will become entwined with Dimitri's, and with the story of the city itself, as war, fear and persecution begin to divide its people.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Powerful story

    • By Daryl on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $19.62

    • 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 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    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 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
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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

    • 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 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    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 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 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    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

    • 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

    • Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Frances Shore is a cartographer by trade, a maker of maps, but when her husband's work takes her to Saudi Arabia she finds herself unable to map the Kingdom's areas of internal darkness. The regime is corrupt and harsh, and the streets are not a woman's territory; so she becomes confined in her flat. As her days empty of certainty and purpose, her life becomes a blank – waiting to be filled by violence and disaster.

    Regular price: $22.27

    • 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 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    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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