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    • How Not to Fall in Love, Actually

    • By: Catherine Bennetto
    • Narrated by: Rosie Jones
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Emma has a job in television which is distinctly less glamourous and exciting than it sounds. She's managed to claw her way up the ranks from Tea Maker and Rubbish Collector to Second Assistant Director (heavy on the assistant. Even heavier on the second.). So when she finds she's accidentally very pregnant and at the same time accidentally very sacked (well, less accidentally: she did tell her boss to stick his job up his bum), she knows things are going to have to change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful

    • By K. Maurer on 07-31-17

    Regular price: $13.85

    • 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

    • The Last Pearl

    • By: Leah Fleming
    • Narrated by: Anne Dover
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    York, 1879. Greta Costello must rely on her wits to survive. She finds refuge as a Saturday girl for an old jeweler, Saul Abrahams, and her eye for detail, her long fingers, and her appreciation of beauty persuade Saul to train her as a pearl stringer. This skill will lead her through hardship and pain toward a new life. Scotland, 1879. Jem Baillie knows the immense power of a perfect pearl. His father was a fisher on a tributary of the Tay River in Perthshire, Scotland, and together they found the rarest of pearls, a great white pearl they call Queenie.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting and sweet tale.

    • By Stinemilla on 12-09-17

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Milk and Honey

    • By: Rupi Kaur
    • Narrated by: Rupi Kaur
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    From Rupi Kaur, the top 10 Sunday Times best-selling author, comes the beautiful audio edition of milk and honey, her debut poetry collection. Read to you by the author, milk and honey is a book about survival, love, loss and femininity. milk and honey takes you on a journey of hurting, loving, breaking and healing. Listen to Rupi Kaur's incredible poetry, in her own words.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!

    • By Jasleen Kaur on 12-21-17

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The Postcard

    • By: Leah Fleming
    • Narrated by: Elaine Claxton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 152

    2002, Australia. When Melissa discovers a postcard addressed to 'Desmond' among her recently deceased father's effects, she is determined to discover this person's identity and his relationship to her father. She soon embarks on a journey that will take her across oceans and into the past...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Meh

    • By Summer Layne on 03-06-15

    Regular price: $15.34

    • You

    • By: Caroline Kepnes
    • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    When aspiring writer Guinevere Beck strides into the bookstore where Joe works, he is instantly smitten. Beck is everything Joe has ever wanted: tough, razor-smart, and sexier than his wildest dreams. He'd kill to have her. Soon Beck can't resist her feelings for a guy who seems custom made for her. When a string of macabre incidents tears her world apart, there is only one person she can turn to. But there's more to Joe than Beck realizes and much more to Beck than her perfect facade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely loved the portrayal of obssession

    • By Kennedi on 02-05-17

    Regular price: $13.85

    • A Study in Murder

    • By: Robert Ryan
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    The year is 1917, and Dr. John Watson is held in a notorious POW camp deep in enemy Germany, there as medical officer for the British prisoners. With the Allied blockade, food is perilously short in the camp, and when a new prisoner is murdered, all assume the poor chap was killed for his Red Cross parcel. Watson, though, isn't so sure.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the two previous books.

    • By Ronald on 04-30-16

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Farm

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: James Langton, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden, the country of his mother's birth. But with a single phone call, everything changes. "Your mother...she's not well," his father tells him. She's been imagining things - terrible, terrible things. In fact, she has been committed to a mental hospital. Before Daniel can board a plane to Sweden, his mother calls: "Everything that man has told you is a lie. I'm not mad...I need the police...Meet me at Heathrow." Daniel is immediately caught between his parents - whom to believe, whom to trust?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • don't waste your time

    • By S. Ingberg on 09-02-14

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Red Queen

    • By: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Emily Watson, Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    The Red Queen tells the story of the child-bride of Edmund Tudor, who, although widowed in her early teens, uses her determination of character and wily plotting to infiltrate the house of York under the guise of loyal friend and servant, undermine the support for Richard III and ultimately ensure that her only son, Henry Tudor, triumphs as King of England.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very interesting

    • By marina on 08-17-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Beware of the Dog

    • Rugby's Hard Man Reveals All
    • By: Brian Moore
    • Narrated by: Brian Moore
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award, this is a scorching and deeply personal autobiography that lifts the lid on the life and character of one of English rugby's most successful players. Brian Moore, or 'Pitbull' as he came to be known during nearly a decade at the heart of the England rugby team's pack, established himself as one of the game's original hard men at a time when rugby was still an amateur sport.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Leaving Berlin

    • By: Joseph Kanon
    • Narrated by: Corey Brill, Will Patton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Alex Meier, a young Jewish writer, fled the Nazis for America before the war. But the politics of his youth have now put him in the crosshairs of the McCarthy witch hunts. Faced with deportation and the loss of his family, he makes a desperate bargain with the fledgling CIA: He will earn his way back to America by acting as their agent in his native Berlin. But almost from the start, things go fatally wrong.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Tatiana

    • By: Martin Cruz Smith
    • Narrated by: Henry Strozier
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In Tatiana, Smith delivers his most ambitious and politically daring novel since. When the brilliant and fearless young reporter Tatiana Petrovna falls to her death from a sixth-floor window in Moscow in the same week that notorious mob billionaire Grisha Grigorenko is shot in the back of the head, Renko finds himself on the trail of a mystery as complex and dangerous as modern Russia itself. The body of an elite government translator shows up on the sand dunes of Kalingrad: killed for nothing but a cryptic notebook filled with symbols.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Alfie

    • My Story
    • By: Alfie Boe
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Alfie Boe is the first official bad boy of opera: a musical superstar celebrated not only in Britain, but worldwide. This is the story of his life - the ups and the downs, from finding fame to losing his father - and, essentially, of his love affair with music. This is the tale of how Alfie went from car mechanic to the UK's most popular and well-known opera star, lauded by Baz Luhrman, Cameron Macintosh and Michael Parkinson as the best tenor we've produced in a generation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for aspiring singers and fans

    • By Christine Beutner on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories

    • By: Mary Higgins Clark
    • Narrated by: Jan Maxwell, Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    When Janice steps off the plane in New York City with her new husband, Mike, she can barely contain her excitement knowing Alexandra is waiting at the gate. It's been nearly a year since Janice saw her glamorous, fashion model older sister, whose busy workload even kept her from attending Janice and Mike's wedding.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • surprisingly good short stories

    • By beverly shilling on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Hidden Killers

    • Jane Tennison, Book 2
    • By: Lynda La Plante
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Jane Tennison, a young, inexperienced WPC, learns the hard way never to take anyone - or anything - at face value, whether in her dealings with her police colleagues or when confronted by seemingly innocent suspects. Hidden Killers sees Jane acting as a decoy prostitute, with the hope of capturing a suspect wanted for numerous sexual assaults. The attacker is drawn in and put under arrest. Commended for bravery in the case, Jane is given CID status and moves from Hackney to Bow Street Station as detective.

    Regular price: $14.91

    • Above Suspicion

    • By: Lynda La Plante
    • Narrated by: Janet McTeer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Young Anna Travis has been assigned to her first murder case - a series of killings that has shocked even the most hardened of detectives. They started eight years ago – now the body count is up to six. The method of killing is identical, the backgrounds of the girls identical - all drug-users and prostitutes. Then a seventh body is found. The modus operandi is the same - but the victim is a young student with the 'face of an angel'. The profile of the murderer has changed dramatically.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • Animal Instincts

    • By: Alan Titchmarsh
    • Narrated by: Alan Titchmarsh
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When Kit Lavery's father dies, he is forced to return home after a 10-year stint in Australia to sort out his affairs. A well known conservationist and champion of wildlife, Rupert Lavery has left behind a nature reserve in Devon, staffed by two very determined women: Elizabeth Punch and Jess Wetherby, both of whom are committed to keeping his work alive.

    As if these two women weren't enough of a match for him, Kit falls under the spell of the stunningly beautiful Jinty O'Hare, niece of the local Master of Foxhounds.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • The Humorist

    • By: Russell Kane
    • Narrated by: Russell Kane
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Survivor, genius, critic. Murderer. Meet Benjamin Davids White, blessed since his infancy with an extraordinary gift: to understand humour at its deepest level. Yet Benjamin is cursed, too: in all his life, he has never laughed or smiled. At the height of his profession as a comedy critic, yet lacking any kind of human empathy, Benjamin discovers a formula that will allow him to construct the most powerful joke the world has ever known. A joke that has the power to kill....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dark humour at its best

    • By Stina on 06-11-12

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The Dead Can Wait

    • By: Robert Ryan
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Dr. John Watson is back home, fresh from his time in the trenches of Flanders Fields. The horrors of war weigh heavy on his mind, and now his task is to help rehabilitate soldiers suffering from the crippling effects of shell-shock.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but ...

    • By Valerie on 02-01-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Pictures of Lily

    • By: Paige Toon
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Ten years ago when Lily was just sixteen, she fell in love with someone she really shouldn't have fallen in love with. Now, living in Sydney and engaged to another man, she can't forget the one that got away. Then her past comes back to haunt her, and she has to make a decision that will break her heart - and the heart of at least one of the men who love her.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Excruciatingly boring.

    • By Carola on 10-25-16

    Regular price: $13.85

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