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    • A Little Princess

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 725
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 592
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 600

    Ten-year-old Sarah Crue lives life like a princess until tragedy strikes, taking away her fine clothes and privileges. Without her velvet and silk and French maids, she's no longer the envy of all the girls at Miss Minchin's London boarding school, and even has to live in the school's attic, working for the students who were once her friends. Will Sarah's spirit remain unbowed? Follow her through her trials and triumphs in this unforgettable tale beloved by children the world over.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Credit Worthy Narration

    • By File Squirrel on 08-29-09

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Enchantress of Numbers

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know", Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery, Ada's mother provides her daughter with a rigorous education grounded in mathematics and science.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Numbers can be poetry.

    • By Joyce Heffernan on 03-19-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Railway Children

    • By: E. Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    Father has suddenly and mysteriously disappeared. Now Mother has moved Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis from London to an old English country house. Missing the hustle and bustle of the city, the children are ecstatic to find that their new home is near a railway station. Making friends with both the porter and the station master is great fun. So is waving to a kindly old gentleman who rides through on the 9:15 every morning. When mother gets sick, it is he to whom they turn for help. And later, when a fortunate twist of fate returns their father to them, they are surprised to find the old gentleman involved once again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narration

    • By Greenleaf on 11-24-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Possession

    • By: A. S. Byatt
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 22 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 572
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402

    As a pair of young scholars research the lives of two Victorian poets, they uncover their letters, journals, and poems, and track their movements from London to Yorkshire - from spiritualist seances to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany. What emerges is an extraordinary counterpoint of passion and ideas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Excellent

    • By Loujujoe on 05-12-09

    Regular price: $46.77

    • The Rescue

    • The English Garden Series, Book 2
    • By: Lori Wick
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Acclaimed author Lori Wick is one of the best-selling Christian fiction authors in the world, with more than two and a half million copies of her books in print, including The Proposal. When Anne Gardiner slips off a ladder, she falls—quite literally—into the arms of a handsome stranger named Robert Weston. Anne’s father decides the couple must marry immediately, but Robert isn’t entirely fond of that plan.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I Loved the Book and despised the performance

    • By Katidid on 05-21-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Pursuit

    • The English Garden Series, Book 4
    • By: Lori Wick
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    With more than four million books in print, Lori Wick is one of the best-selling inspirational authors in the world. The Pursuit is the richly satisfying final chapter of her beloved English Garden series. Edward Steele is returning to England from Africa when he meets a man named Denley. When Denley becomes ill, Edward agrees to stay with him. But God works in mysterious ways, and befriending Denley places Edward in the path of a woman who changes his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Series!!

    • By Barbara on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Proposal

    • The English Garden Series, Book 1
    • By: Lori Wick
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 234
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 210

    Acclaimed, best-selling author Lori Wick’s The Proposal is a moving tale of Christ’s love at work in early 19th-century London. William Jennings is not married and likes it that way. But when a relative passes away, he is suddenly guardian of three young children. This unexpected development provides him a male heir without the bother of a wife, yet the children quickly become more than he can handle. Finding help from a truly remarkable woman, he learns to see the world in a completely different light.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story!

    • By Tammy on 01-24-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Visitor

    • The English Garden Series, Book 3
    • By: Lori Wick
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Acclaimed author Lori Wick has penned more than two dozen books, which regularly top Christian best-seller lists. More than three and a half million copies of her books are in print. In The Visitor, Alexander Tate temporarily loses his eyesight when thrown from his horse. Cared for by the charming Steele sisters, he grows especially fond of Cassandra, who reads to him each day. But Cassandra fears that Alexander will not love her when he regains his sight. Only by trusting God’s plan can the pair find happiness

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Lori Wick

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-09-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Shadow of the Lynx

    • By: Victoria Holt
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    The Shadow of the Lynx follows beautiful young Nora Tamasin as she leaves her home in Victorian England. Recently orphaned, she sails toward the untamed lands of gold-rush Australia. Her journey will take her to the Lynx: the man her father designated as her guardian before he died. Rich, powerful, and commanding, the Lynx is a man who can safeguard her finances, but cannot control her heart. More than 56 million of Victoria Holt’s books have been sold worldwide. She also writes as Jean Plaidy and Philippa Carr.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oldie but good

    • By RueRue on 03-11-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Barely a Bride

    • By: Rebecca Hagan Lee
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 111

    From nationally best-selling author Rebecca Hagan Lee comes a romance set in England during the 1790s. The Earl of Weymouth insists his son marry before going off to fight the French. Lady Tressingham insists her daughter marry as soon as possible as well. The children, however, are very resistant to the institution of marriage. But they do wed as a matter of convenience. When Griffen returns from war, though, he's a different man than before.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice book, strange narrator

    • By Susan on 01-14-06

    Regular price: $55.83

    • The Great Fire

    • A Novel
    • By: Shirley Hazzard
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33

    This mesmerizing, poetic novel won the 2003 National Book Award for fiction and has earned universal acclaim. Set against the beautiful but tragic landscape of post-World War II Asia, The Great Fire tells a sweeping tale of the search for new beginnings in a world ravaged by tragedy.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Always found something else to do

    • By Margarita on 02-11-04

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Tale of Hawthorn House

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Susan Wittig Albert delights mystery lovers with this series based on the life and stories of beloved English children's author Beatrix Potter. When Beatrix finds an abandoned infant, Captain Woodcock and Dimity care for the child as Beatrix and her furry and feathered friends search for its mother.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tale of Hawthorn House

    • By michele on 11-30-18

    Regular price: $26.60

    • To the Lighthouse

    • By: Virginia Woolf
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    At their second home on the Isle of Skye, the Ramsay family surrounds itself with friends and colleagues. They contend with World War I, family deaths, and hardships both spoken and unspoken. All the while, the lighthouse looms in the distance. Six-year-old James asks his father to take him there, but many years will pass before the voyage begins.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Character thought.

    • By Janey on 12-19-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Tale of Holly How

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    The serenity of Hill Top Farm is shattered when a local shepherd is murdered. Beatrix, when she's not busy making friends with her fellow villagers, lends her insights to the investigation. Nationally best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert cleverly blends fact and fiction in this cozy mystery starring iconic author Beatrix Potter.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasant surprise!

    • By Anonymous User on 08-25-07

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Tale of Castle Cottage

    • Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, Book 8
    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Agatha and Anthony Award nominee Susan Wittig Albert has garnered popular and critical acclaim for her whimsical mysteries based on the life and times of Beatrix Potter. Set in the summertime splendor of 1913 England, this eighth tale finds Beatrix eager to marry her fiancé, solicitor William Heelis. But a few obstacles are still blocking the happy couple’s path to the altar - like the troubled remodeling of Castle Cottage, Will and Beatrix’s future home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Treasure

    • By beigeplum on 10-16-12

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Private Arrangements

    • By: Sherry Thomas
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    When Lady Tremaine petitions her husband for an end to their civil but loveless marriage, Lord Camden agrees on one scandalous condition - she must give him an heir within a year. Their early attempts to fulfill this delicate arrangement are marred by cold detachment, but soon sparks of passion and long-forgotten lust begin to be kindled anew.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Developed Plot And Characters

    • By Yuefang on 09-21-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • On the Night of the Seventh Moon

    • By: Victoria Holt
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    In this entrancing novel, set in late 1800s Europe, a beautiful English schoolgirl participates in an ancient celebration, only to discover she no longer knows the difference between truth and myth. As shadows lengthen, 17-year-old Helena Trant and her classmates must finish their picnic in the Black Forest. Tonight young men will be out to honor Loke, the god of mischief, with drinking and pranks - no woman will be safe. As Helena walks through the misty woods, she loses her friends, but her fear turns to joy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A classic ....

    • By genia on 12-22-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Tale of Briar Bank

    • The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter
    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    In this fifth delightful entry, Anthony and Agatha Award nominee Susan Wittig Albert re-imagines Beatrix Potter wearing her sleuthing cap as the village of Sawrey lies buried beneath a blanket of Christmas snow. While she and her animal friends investigate a puzzling death, Miss Potter wonders if she can acknowledge her fondness for Mr. Heelis and still remain loyal to her fiancé’s memory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enchanting & Fun

    • By BookAddict on 09-29-10

    Regular price: $20.26

    • The Creation of Eve

    • By: Lynn Cullen
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    From acclaimed historical novelist Lynn Cullen comes a lush and compelling tale of intrigue and longing, set in the 16th-century Spanish court. After a scandal ends her apprenticeship with Michelangelo in 1559, artist Sofonisba Anguissola accepts an invitation from King Felipe II to become lady-in-waiting and painting teacher to his teenage bride Elisabeth. And though Sofi’s developing affair may be risky, Elisabeth’s dalliance with the king’s brother, Don Juan, could be deadly.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Character I had never read about before.

    • By Layla Mabbitt on 09-09-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Tale of the Oat Cake Crag

    • The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter
    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Works by best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert have been nominated for the Agatha and Anthony awards. In The Tale of Oat Cake Crag, Miss Beatrix Potter is frustrated by distractions near her home. As the noisy test flights of a hydroplane disrupt her concentration, Beatrix investigates a string of bizarre letters threatening a friend’s reputation. Then life becomes even more complicated when the body of the hydroplane project funder is found at the foot of Oat Cake Crag.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for Beatrix Potter fans!

    • By Byron on 02-15-14

    Regular price: $20.26

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