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    • Outlander

    • Outlander, Book 1
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,354
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,240
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,244

    Why we think it’s a great listen: An all-time Audible favorite that mixes historic fiction, adventure, and romance with one of the most fascinating literary devices: time travel. Outlander introduces an exhilarating world of heroism and breathtaking thrills as one woman is torn between past and present, passion and love. In 1945, former combat nurse Claire Randall returns from World War II and joins her husband for a second honeymoon. But their blissful reunion is shattered....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator's voice does not match the character

    • By Anneka on 02-11-2016

    Non-member price: $51.25

    • Dragonfly in Amber

    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 38 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 887
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 812
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 810

    New York Times best-selling author Diana Gabaldon enchanted scores of fans with Outlander, her electrifying historical saga set in 18th-century Scotland. Now this sequel sweeps listeners back into the past as Claire relates more of her perilous sojourn there with her Scottish warrior husband, James Fraser. Twenty years after her strange journey back in time, Claire has returned to Scotland with her daughter, determined to share with her the secret she has harbored since her time travel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not a sappy romance, a great adventure!

    • By Samuel on 25-05-2015

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • An Echo in the Bone

    • A Novel
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 45 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 442
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 441

    Jamie Fraser knows from his time-traveling wife Claire that, no matter how unlikely it seems, America will win the Revolutionary War. But that truth offers little solace, since Jamie realizes he might find himself pointing a weapon directly at his own son - a young officer in the British army. And Jamie isn't the only one with a tormented soul - for Claire may know who wins the conflict, but she certainly doesn't know whether or not her beloved Jamie survives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another fabulous book

    • By jo Casey on 11-05-2019

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • The Fiery Cross

    • Outlander, Book 5
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 55 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 549
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 545

    The year is 1771. Claire Randall is still an outlander, out of place and out of time. But now she is linked by love to her only anchor: Jamie Fraser. They have crossed oceans and centuries to build a life together in North Carolina. But tensions, both ancient and recent, threaten members of their clan. Knowing that his wife has the gift of prophecy, James must believe Claire, though he would prefer not to. Claire has shared a dreadful truth: there will, without a doubt, be a war.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great read if you have the time and patience

    • By col40h on 01-12-2016

    Non-member price: $71.76

    • Written in My Own Heart's Blood

    • Outlander, Book 8
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 44 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 441
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 436

    It is June 1778, and the world seems to be turning upside down. The British Army is withdrawing from Philadelphia, with George Washington in pursuit, and for the first time, it looks as if the rebels might actually win. But for Claire Fraser and her family, there are even more tumultuous revolutions that have to be accommodated. Her former husband, Jamie, has returned from the dead, demanding to know why in his absence she married his best friend, Lord John Grey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent on all accounts

    • By Monique M. on 19-02-2015

    Non-member price: $32.77

    • Voyager

    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 43 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 576
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 573

    Set in the intriguing Scotland of 200 years ago, the third installment in the romantic adventures of Jamie and Claire is as compelling as the first. Now that Claire knows Jamie survived the slaughter at Culloden, she is faced with the most difficult decision of her life. She aches to travel back through time again to find the love of her life, but, in order to do that, she must leave their daughter behind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magical journey in history!

    • By Janeen Hicks on 19-08-2014

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • A Breath of Snow and Ashes

    • Outlander, Book 6
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 57 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 314

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes continues the saga of 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century, time-traveling wife, Claire. The year is 1772, and the rift between Britain and its American colonies has put a frightening word into the minds of all concerned: revolution. In the backwoods of North Carolina, violence has already reared its ugly head, as cabins have been burned to the ground. To preserve the colony for King George III, the governor pleads with Jamie to bring the people together and restore peace. But Jamie has the burden of knowing that war cannot be avoided.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • And on and on it goes...

    • By Kate on 31-08-2016

    Non-member price: $71.76

    • Drums of Autumn

    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 44 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 835
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 771
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 764

    Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, 20 years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing obituary and will risk everything in an attempt to change history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant story & brilliantly narrated.

    • By Kelsrich on 02-10-2015

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • The Space Between

    • An Outlander Novella
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Joan MacKimmie is on her way to Paris to take up her vocation as a nun. Yet her decision is less a matter of faith than fear, for Joan is plagued by mysterious voices that speak of the future, and by visions that mark those about to die. The sanctuary of the nunnery promises respite from these unwanted visitations...or so she prays. Her chaperone is Michael Murray, a young widower who, though he still mourns the death of his wife, finds himself powerfully drawn to his charge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short and teased

    • By Leila on 01-08-2016

    Non-member price: $25.62

    • Days of Gold

    • By: Jude Deveraux
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In 1766 Scotland, the laird of the clan, Angus McTern, has everything he wants in life. That is, until Edilean Talbot shows up. Breathtakingly beautiful and born of privilege, Edilean represents everything Angus despises. Still, she dazzles him, and when Angus can no longer hide his feelings, she rejects him, leaving him deeply wounded and humiliated. Soon, though, Edilean needs his help....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I have gotten used to Davina

    • By Helen on 18-06-2017

    Non-member price: $34.21

    • Death of a Dentist

    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    If you haven't already fallen in love with the internationally acclaimed M.C. Beaton, then this audiobook filled with her trademark wry wit and a wonderfully puzzling plot will do the trick.

    Non-member price: $47.69

    • English Passengers

    • By: Matthew Kneale
    • Narrated by: Ron Keith, Simon Prebble, Gerard Doyle, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    It is 1857, and Reverend Geoffrey Wilson has departed England to prove the literal truth of the Bible. The expedition heads towards Tasmania, where he is convinced he will find the real Garden of Eden. But the other passengers have their own agendas. Dr Potter is developing a sinister thesis, and the ship is crewed by smugglers of contraband brandy and tobacco. As the English passengers near Peevay's land, their bizarre notions become painfully at odds with reality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastic book

    • By Heather on 14-05-2019

    Non-member price: $48.86

    • The Right Attitude to Rain

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Mysteries of love, romance, and truth-telling lie at the heart of Isabel Dalhousie's concerns in Alexander McCall Smith's new Sunday Philosopher's Club novel. Isabel's niece, Cat, is still worshipped by the young musician, Jamie, but Cat has a new and unsuitable love interest. Meanwhile Isabel's Texan cousins have arrived in Edinburgh and are provoking a quite separate set of dilemmas.

    Non-member price: $29.34

    • The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

    • By: Susanna Clarke
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble, Davina Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Susanna Clarke returns with an enchanting collection brimming with all the ingredients of good fairy tales: petulant princesses; vengeful owls; ladies who pass their time by embroidering terrible fates; endless paths in the deep, dark woods; and houses that never appear the same way twice.

    Non-member price: $35.05

    • Moll Flanders

    • By: Daniel Defoe
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    One of the most determined, energetic, and lusty heroines in all of English literature, Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders will do anything to avoid poverty. Born in Newgate Prison, she was for 12 years a whore, five times a wife (once to her own brother), 12 years a thief, and eight years a transported felon in Virginia before finally escaping from the life of immorality and wickedness imposed on her by society. She is as much a survivor and just as resourceful as Defoe's other great literary creation, Robinson Crusoe.

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • Lady Fortescue Steps Out

    • The Poor Relation Series, Book 1
    • By: M. C. Beaton writing as Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Life is not easy for the poor relations of England's upper crust, but fate and clever schemes bring them together. Lady Fortescue and Colonel Sandhurst hatch a plan: What if they were to transform her decrepit Bond Street home into a posh hotel, offering their guests the pleasure of being waited upon by nobility? With the help of other down-and-out aristocrats, they do just that, and London's newest hotel, the Poor Relation, is born.

    Non-member price: $21.90

    • Treasure of Stonewycke

    • By: Michael Phillips, Judith Pella
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Reunited after their harrowing time spent apart during World War II, Allison and Logan have successfully patched their marriage and discovered a new level of commitment to one another. But when Lady Joanna dies in 1971, changes begin to reshape the lives of the Stonewycke descendants.

    Non-member price: $55.81

    • Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Isabel Dalhousie thinks often of friends, sometimes of lovers, and on occasion of chocolate. As an Edinburgh philosopher, she is certain of where she stands. She can review a book called In Praise of Sin with panache and conviction, but real life is...well, perhaps a bit more challenging....

    Non-member price: $29.34

    • Miss Tonks Turns to Crime

    • The Poor Relation Series, Book 2
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The poor relations, those genteel paupers of society who live on little more than their dignity, have banded together and started the Poor Relation Hotel, hoping to be bought out by their embarrassed relatives - but as the hotel prospered, they began to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Now, once more they are in need of funds. To stoop to crime in their days of poverty was one thing, but to turn to it again when they have enjoyed a certain measure of success is quite another. But they all agree: the hotel must go on.

    Non-member price: $21.90

    • Mrs. Budley Falls from Grace

    • The Poor Relation Series, Book 3
    • By: M. C. Beaton writing as Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Eliza Budley is a beautiful widow whose husband gambled away his fortune. Lady Fortescue reminds the others that, to be fair, Mrs. Budley has no relatives on whom she can call. Gentle Mrs. Budley thinks she has escaped her fate until Sir Philip comes up with a plan. He has heard that the elderly Marquess of Peterhouse is senile, a widower, extremely rich, and unlikely to remember whether Mrs. Budley is a relative. So off Mrs. Budley goes to the bleak castle, where the marquess turns out to be not so old, hardly senile, and in fact quite handsome.

    Non-member price: $21.90

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