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    • Friday's Child

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Eve Matheson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    This story of mistaken love is a romantic fiction set in the English Regency period. It centers on Lord Sheringham who has been rejected by the woman he loves but the woman who has secretly loved him since childhood is waiting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantabulous

    • By Anonymous User on 31-07-2018

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • The Corinthian

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Georgina Sutton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The accomplished Corinthian Sir Richard Wyndham is wealthy, sophisticated, handsome ,and supremely bored. Tired of his aristocratic family constantly pressuring him to get married, he determines to run away after meeting the delightful, unconventional heroine Penelope Creed. Penelope - literally - falls into his life late one night as she hangs from the window of her aunt's house - she too attempting to escape the pressures of forced marriage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator exaggerated characters

    • By Carmel on 24-10-2016

    Non-member price: $49.20

    • Cotillion

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    The three great-nephews of cantankerous Mr Penicuik know better than to ignore his summons, especially when it concerns the bestowal of his fortune. His freakish plan is that his fortune will be his step-daughter's dowry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A funny, sweet comical story

    • By Lesley Taylor on 25-02-2019

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • The Nonesuch

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Eve Matheson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Sir Waldo Hawkridge, wealthy, handsome, eligible, illustrious, and known as The Nonesuch for his athletic prowess, believes he is past the age of falling in love. But when he comes north to inspect his unusual inheritance at Broom Hall in the West Riding, his arrival leads to the most entertaining of ramifications.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good Regency Novel

    • By Ros H. on 01-06-2015

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • Sylvester

    • Or, the Wicked Uncle
    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Rowe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 48

    When Sylvester, the Duke of Salford, first meets Phoebe Marlow, he finds her dull and insipid. She thinks he is insufferably arrogant. But when a series of unforeseen events leads them to be stranded together in a lonely country inn, they are both forced to reassess their hastily formed opinions, and they begin to discover a new-found liking and respect for each other. But what Sylvester doesn’t know is that Phoebe is about to publish a novel - a novel in which all London will recognize him as the villainous ‘Count Ugolino’

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful and totally enjoyable

    • By Farwan House Variety Store on 09-06-2017

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • The Unknown Ajax

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered family are prepared for the arrival of the weaver’s brat and heir apparent.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story line

    • By Margaret on 05-02-2019

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • The Black Moth

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When the dashing Jack Carstares is unfairly accused of cheating at cards, he leaves the country in disgrace. Returning some years later disguised as a highwayman, his reappearance heralds a dramatic chain of events that includes a Duke, a damsel, a duel, and not one, but two kidnappings. Written when she was just 17, The Black Moth was Heyer’s first novel, but it bears many of the hallmarks of her later romances, being vivid, witty, and peppered with historical insight.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Typical Heyer Romance

    • By Meaghan on 18-07-2017

    Non-member price: $50.76

    • Cousin Kate

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    When young and beautiful governess Kate Malvern finds herself unemployed, she is taken in by Minerva Broome, the aunt she has never met, and whisked away to the majestic country home of Staplewood. However, things are not as they seem: strange things start to happen in the manor and Staplewood soon turns from an inviting stately house to a cold and gloomy mansion with a dreadful secret!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • audio version

    • By Kindle Customer on 27-10-2018

    Non-member price: $64.58

    • Frederica

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Clifford Norgate
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Rich and handsome, the hope of ambitious mothers and despair of his sisters, the Marquis of Alverstoke sees no reason to put himself out for anyone. But when a distant connection applies to him for help, he finds himself far from bored.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • one of my favourites

    • By Amazon Customer on 29-11-2018

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • The Grand Sophy

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Sarah Woodward
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 68

    Resourceful, adventurous and utterly indefatigable, Sophy is hardly the mild-mannered girl that the Rivenhalls expect when they agree to take her in. Kind-hearted Aunt Lizzy is shocked; stern Cousin Charles and his humorless fiancée Eugenia are disapproving.With her inimitable mixture of exuberance and grace Sophy soon sets about endearing herself to her family, but finds herself increasingly drawn to her cousin. Can she really be falling in love with him, and he with her? And what of his betrothal to Eugenia?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favourites.

    • By Meaghan on 25-11-2018

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • The Convenient Marriage

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Hunt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When the most eligible Earl of Rule offers for the hand of the beauty of the Winwood family, he has no notion of the distress he causes his intended. For Miss Lizzie Winwood is promised to the excellent, but impoverished, Mr Edward Heron. Disaster can only be averted by the delightful impetuosity of her youngest sister, Horatia, who conceives her own, distinctly original plans . . .

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A masterly rendition.

    • By Brian on 28-08-2017

    Non-member price: $28.87

    • Venetia

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    Venetia Lanyon, beautiful, intelligent and independent, lives in comfortable seclusion in rural Yorkshire with her precocious brother Aubrey. Her future seems safe and predictable: Either marriage to the respectable but dull Edward Yardley, or a life of peaceful spinsterhood. But when she meets the dashing, dangerous rake Lord Damerel, her well-ordered life is turned upside down, and she embarks upon a relationship with him that scandalizes and horrifies the whole community. Has she found her soul mate, or is she playing with fire?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not enjoyable

    • By Bronwyn Hirst on 25-07-2018

    Non-member price: $64.58

    • Regency Buck

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    It is in regrettable circumstances that beautiful Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine first meet Julian St John Audley. The man, they both agree, is an insufferably arrogant dandy. But unfortunately for them, he's also the Fifth Earl of Worth, a friend of the Regent and, their legal guardian.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and amusing

    • By Regina on 24-06-2016

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • April Lady

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Eve Matheson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When Lord Cardross married 18 year old Lady Helen he also undertook the task of staving off financial disaster for her father, and settled the more pressing gambling debts of her brother. Has Lady Helen only married him for his money?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • situation comedy

    • By Anonymous User on 08-08-2018

    Non-member price: $28.87

    • Sylvester

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    When Sylvester, the Duke of Salford, first meets Phoebe Marlow, he finds her dull and insipid. She finds him insufferably arrogant. But when a series of unforeseen events leads them to be stranded together in a lonely country inn, they are both forced to reassess their hastily formed opinions, and begin a new-found liking and respect for each other.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Richard Armitage is the only good thing about this

    • By Jill on 21-07-2017

    Non-member price: $14.35

    • Sprig Muslin

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Sian Phillips
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Finding so young and pretty a girl as Amanda wandering unattended, Sir Gareth Ludlow knows it is his duty as a man of honour to restore her to her family.

    But it is to prove no easy task for the Corinthian. His captive in sprig muslin has more than her rapturous good looks and bandboxes to aid her - she is also possessed of a runaway imagination...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Regency Treat

    • By Karenza on 17-02-2015

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • Duplicate Death: Inspector Hemingway Series, Book 3

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Inspector Hemingway has his work cut out for him when a seemingly civilised game of Duplicate Bridge leads to a double murder. The crimes seem identical, but were they carried out by the same hand? Things become even more complicated when the fiancée of the inspector's young friend, Timothy Kane, becomes Hemingway's prime suspect. Kane is determined to prove the lady's innocence – but when he begins digging into her past, he finds it's more than a little bit shady.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worst Scottish accent ever recorded

    • By Aileen on 17-01-2015

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • The Masqueraders

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    After participating in the Jacobite Rising of 1745, Robin and Prudence, brother and sister, become engaged in a swashbuckling, romantic adventure. Our hero and heroine must cross-dress and switch genders if they are to escape prosecution a humorous move that allows Heyer to explore the manners and language affectations of the period as the two romp through the elite saloons and clubs of London.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favourite Heyer storyline.

    • By Meaghan on 02-11-2017

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • The Reluctant Widow

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Cornelius Garrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful read!

    • By Pam on 13-12-2017

    Non-member price: $28.87

    • No Wind of Blame: Inspector Hemingway, Book 1

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The superlatively analytical Inspector Hemingway is confronted by a murder that seems impossible – no one was near the murder weapon at the time the shot was fired. Everyone on the scene seems to have a motive, not to mention the wherewithal to commit murder, and alibis that simply don't hold up.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok

    • By Cary on 05-08-2017

    Non-member price: $38.24

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