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    • Dear Laura

    • Inspector Lintott Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Jean Stubbs
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Wimbledon, England, 1889. When Theodore Crozier is found dead the neighbourhood hopes the cause may be suicide, if only to spare further pain for both his dutiful wife, Laura, and beloved brother, Titus. However, there is more to the matter - a whisper of murder.... Inspector John Joseph Lintott of Scotland Yard is sent in to investigate, and the further he delves into the mystery the more tangled it becomes. Is Laura the pious, meek wife she appears to be? Could the rumours be true about her unnatural relationship with Titus? Was Theodore Crozier murdered by someone in his household?

    Non-member price: $29.32

    • Sleeper's Castle

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 19 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Hay-on-Wye, 1400. War is brewing in the Welsh borders. Catrin is on the brink of womanhood and falling in love for the first time. Her father is a soothsayer playing a dangerous game, playing on the mixed loyalties and furious rivalries between Welsh princes and English lords. For 200 years the Welsh people have lain under the English yoke, dreaming of independence. And finally it looks as though the charismatic Owain Glyndwr may be the man legend talks of.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Susan Thomas on 04-04-2017

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • Elizabeth's Rival

    • The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester
    • By: Nicola Tallis
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Cousin to Elizabeth I - and possibly Henry VIII's illegitimate granddaughter - Lettice Knollys had a life of dizzying highs and pitiful lows. Entangled in a love triangle with Robert Dudley and Elizabeth I, banished from court, plagued by scandals, embroiled in treason, Lettice would lose a husband and son to the executioner's ax. In the first ever biography of this remarkable woman, Nicola Tallis takes us through her dramatic life and the grand sweep of the Tudor Age and the events that define it.

    Non-member price: $33.57

    • Before Wallis

    • Edward VIII's Other Women
    • By: Rachel Trethewey
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Wallis Simpson stole the king's heart and rocked the monarchy - but she was not Edward VIII's first or only love. Before Wallis dominated his life, he adored three other women: Rosemary Leveson Gower, the girl he wanted to marry; Freda Dudley Ward, the Prince's long-term mistress; and Thelma Furness, his twice-married American lover. Each one of the three women in this book could have changed the course of history. In examining their lives and impact on the heir to the throne, Rachel Trethewey questions whether he ever really wanted to be king....

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Crossbones Yard

    • By: Kate Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 31
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      4 out of 5 stars 30

    In this brilliant debut, a psychologist finds herself drawn into the dark world of a serial killer - who may be closer than she thinks.... Ray and Marie Benson killed 13 women before they were caught, tried and imprisoned. Five of their victims were never found. Six years later psychologist Alice Quentin discovers a woman's body on the waste ground at Crossbones Yard. The wounds are horrifyingly similar to the Bensons' signature style.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Amazon Customer on 31-03-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Song of the Nightingale

    • By: Alys Clare
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Winter, 1211. Former abbess Helewise moves back to her cell near Hawkenlye Abbey to help the needy, putting a strain on her relationship with Sir Josse D’Acquin, who is called to examine the bodies of three men, one of whom bears a complicated symbol carved into his chest: a symbol that signifies vengeance. Meanwhile, far from home, Sir Josse’s son, Ninian, has become involved in the cause of the doomed Cathar people, soon to be swept up in a fight that they cannot hope to win.

    Non-member price: $48.39

    • The Conquest

    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 20 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    When a comet appears in the sky over England in 1066, Ailith, a young Saxon wife, feels sure that it can only bode well. Yet within a year, Ailith's joy turns to heartache as her husband and her child are taken from her and the conquering Normans advance. Ailith's grief turns to love for a brief period with a handsome Norman invader. She bears him one daughter, but in the aftermath of the Battle of Hastings she discovers a betrayal she cannot forgive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kevvygal

    • By Sharon on 13-05-2019

    Non-member price: $40.41

    • The Running Vixen

    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The year is 1126. Heulwen, daughter of Welsh Marcher baron Guyon FitzMiles, has grown up with her father's ward, Adam de Lacey. There has always been a spark between them, but when Heulwen marries Ralf le Chevalier, a devastated Adam absents himself on various diplomatic missions. When Ralf is killed, Heulwen's father considers a new marriage for her with his neighbour's son, Warrin de Mortimer. Adam, recently returned to England, is determined not to lose Heulwen a second time....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent medieval fiction

    • By mary on 28-05-2019

    Non-member price: $31.00

    • The Point of Rescue

    • By: Sophie Hannah
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    A woman is watching a report on television of the death of a mother and daughter; apparently both had died at the mother's hand. Also on the screen is the surviving member of the family, a widower described as Mark Bretherick. Watching with her husband, the woman, Sally, has to bite back the words that spring to her lips: this man is not Mark Bretherick! How does she know?

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Love Knot

    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 17 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    1140. Oliver Pascal chances upon a village raided by mercenaries and rescues the survivors: an orphaned boy, who is the illegitimate son of the old king, and a young widow named Catrin. After escorting them to Bristol Castle, they are accepted into the household of Robert of Gloucester and while Catrin finds herself falling in love with Oliver she becomes bored with the frivolity of court life. Thus when the old midwife Etheldreda offers to teach her the secrets of her ancient art, Catrin agrees. 

    Non-member price: $36.76

    • Little Face

    • By: Sophie Hannah
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 5

    She's only been gone two hours. Her husband, David, was meant to be looking after their two-week-old daughter. But when Alice Fancourt walks into the nursery, her terrifying ordeal begins, for Alice insists the baby in the cot is a stranger she's never seen before. With an increasingly hostile and menacing David swearing she must either be mad or lying, how can Alice make the police believe her before it's too late?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Omg. Just don't.

    • By Ms Rosalind Hearder on 31-10-2017

    Non-member price: $22.78

    • Help Your Partner Say 'Yes'

    • Seven Steps Series
    • By: Andrew G. Marshall
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seven Steps to Achieving Better Cooperation and Communication. Have you tried asking nicely but nothing has changed? Have you resorted to nagging, sulking or losing your temper but it has just made things worse? Has your partner said 'yes' but never quite got round to that job? Have you told yourself 'it doesn't matter' but just ended up resenting your partner? If all this sounds familiar, you are ready for an entirely new approach.

    Non-member price: $16.47

    • The 15 Essential Marketing Masterclasses for Your Small Business

    • By: Dee Blick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Practical and proven masterclasses for simple and effective small business marketing. This straightforward, practical book cuts through the morass of marketing theory to reveal the practical steps that small businesses can take to achieve phenomenal marketing results. Presenting fifteen comprehensive masterclasses, marketing expert Dee Blick presents easy-to-understand and easy-to-implement strategies to increase sales, prevent marketing mistakes, and build the foundations of a customer-driven brand.

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe

    • By: Deborah Cadbury
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Queen Victoria had over 30 surviving grandchildren, and to maintain and increase power in Europe, she hoped to manoeuvre them into dynastic marriages. Yet they often had plans of their own, and her matchmaking was further complicated by tumultuous international upheavals. Queen Victoria's Matchmaking travels through the glittering, decadent palaces of Russia and Europe, weaving in scandals, political machinations and family tensions.

    Non-member price: $54.79

    • Les Parisiennes

    • How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s
    • By: Anne Sebba
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris during the years 1939 to 1949? These were years of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation and secrets until, finally, there was renewal and retribution. Even at the darkest moments, dogs and cats might be abandoned howling on the street, the swastika flew from the Eiffel Tower and danger lurked on every corner, but glamour was ever present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read as it must never be forgotten.

    • By Helen Fearn on 03-07-2018

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Wild Hunt

    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In the wild, windswept Welsh Marches, a noble young lord rides homewards, embittered, angry and in danger. He is Guyon, Lord of Ledworth, heir to threatened lands, husband-to-be of Judith of Ravenstow. Their union will save his lands - but they have yet to meet...for this is Wales at the turn of the 12th century. Dynasties forge and fight, and behind the precarious throne of William Rufus, political intrigue is raging.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • scato

    • By sue on 29-10-2018

    Non-member price: $32.05

    • The Palace of Lost Dreams

    • By: Charlotte Betts
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hyderabad, India. 1798. Beatrice Sinclair, a grieving young widow facing financial destitution, has travelled from Hampshire to Hyderabad to visit her brother, an employee of the British East India Company. There, she is astonished to discover that he has married a beautiful Indian girl and lives with his wife's extended family in a dilapidated palace, the Jahanara Mahal - famed for the theft of a fabled diamond many years ago. As an outsider in an unfamiliar world, Bee faces many challenges - not least of all building a new and meaningful life after the heartbreak she has endured.

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • The Winter Foundlings

    • By: Kate Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Four girls have disappeared in North London. Three are already dead. Britain's most prolific child killer, Louis Kinsella, has been locked up in Northwood high-security hospital for over a decade. Now more innocents are being slaughtered, and they all have a connection to his earlier crimes. Psychologist Alice Quentin is doing research at Northwood. She was hoping for a break from her hectic London life, but she'll do anything to help save a child - even if it means forming a relationship with a charismatic, ruthless murderer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely brilliant

    • By Carolyne on 01-01-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Hourglass

    • By: Tracy Rees
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens, Imogen Church
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    It's 2014. Sensible Nora has always taken success for granted until suddenly her life begins to fall apart. Troubled by anxiety and nightmares, she finds herself drawn to the sweeping beaches of Tenby, a place she's been only once before. Together with a local girl, she rents a beautiful townhouse and slowly begins to settle in to her new life. But Tenby hides a secret, and Nora will soon discover that this little town by the sea has the power to heal even the most painful memories.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • very predictable

    • By Rebecca on 26-12-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Life Mask

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 25 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In a time of looming war, glittering spectacle and financial disasters, the wealthy liberals of the Whig Party work to topple a tyrannical prime minister and a lunatic king. Marriages and friendships stretch or break; political liaisons prove as dangerous as erotic ones; and everyone wears a mask. Will Eliza Farren, England's leading comedic actress, gain entry to that elite circle that calls itself the World?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed it

    • By Amanda on 10-03-2017

    Non-member price: $29.96

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