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    • The Return of the Soldier

    • By: Rebecca West
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a masterful novel about a shell-shocked, amnesiac soldier returning from WWI to the three women who love him. Set during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca West’s haunting novel The Return of the Soldier follows Chris Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, as he makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life. Will the devoted wife he can no longer recollect, the favorite cousin he remembers only

    Non-member price: $16.47

    • Deep Secret

    • By: Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated by: Chris Webster, Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fantasy adventure about saving the universe one world at a time from Diana Wynne Jones. The companion novel to the bestselling The Merlin Conspiracy.Magids look after all worlds, steer them towards magic, and keep history happening. But Rupert Venables’ mentor has just died, and as the junior magid on earth he has to find a replacement while also trying to find the lost heir of a collapsing empire, worlds away.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deep secret

    • By Anonymous User on 15-11-2018

    Non-member price: $17.44

    • Last Seen

    • By: Lucy Clarke
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael, Clare Corbett, Huw Parmenter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seven years ago, two boys went missing at sea - and only one was brought to shore. The Sandbank, a remote stretch of coast dotted with beach huts, was scarred forever. Sarah's son survived, but on the anniversary of the accident, he disappears without trace. As new secrets begin to surface, The Sandbank hums with tension and unanswered questions. Sarah's search grows more desperate, and she starts to mistrust everyone she knows - and she's right to.

    Non-member price: $19.47

    • The True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole

    • By: Sue Townsend
    • Narrated by: James Carcaterra, Anna Bentinck, Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
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    Adrian Mole is an adult. At least that's what it says on his passport. But living at home, clinging to his threadbare cuddly rabbit 'Pinky', working as a paper pusher for the DoE and pining for the love of his life, Pandora, has proved to him that adulthood isn't quite what he expected. Still, without the dilemmas of modern life what would an intellectual poet have to write about…

    Non-member price: $13.02

    • This Real Night

    • By: Rebecca West
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
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    In the sequel to The Fountain Overflows, Rose Aubrey, her sisters, and her cousin stand on the brink of adulthood and a new era for women.

    They have put down their schoolbooks and put up their hair, but a talented musician and her kin ponder what being a young woman on one’s own will entail. Abandoned by their feckless father, Rose and her family must move beyond their comfortable drawing room to discover a world of kind patrons, music teachers, and concert hall acclaim, but also domestic strife, anti-

    Non-member price: $22.78

    • Body Image Problems and Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    • The Definitive Treatment and Recovery Approach (Pulling the Trigger)
    • By: Chloe Catchpole, Annemarie O'Connor, Lauren Callaghan
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael, Helen Keeley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sufferers with any type of body image or anxiety conditions will identify with Chloe’s suffering and the daily struggles she faces. Dr. Callaghan and Dr. O’Connor’s wisdom, expertise, and compassionate approach have enabled Chloe to move on significantly with her life. Their approach is captured perfectly as they provide valuable insight into why and how Chloe struggled with her condition and what needs to be done to ensure her path to recovery and beyond. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beneficial read

    • By Anonymous User on 01-05-2019

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • The Food of Love Cookery School

    • By: Nicky Pellegrino
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a remote Sicilian mountain town, four women arrive at a cookery school, each at a turning point in their lives. Moll is a foodie and an exhausted working mum on the holiday of a lifetime. Tricia, a top London lawyer, is taking a break from the demands of her job and her family. Valerie, consumed by grief following the death of her partner, is trying to figure out how to live a life without him. And recently divorced Poppy has come to Sicily to learn about the place where her grandfather was born before emigrating to Australia.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoy Food Enjoy Life!

    • By Mari on 20-09-2014

    Non-member price: $24.97

    • The Quality of Silence

    • By: Rosamund Lupton
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins, Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Set in the extreme landscape of Alaska, The Quality of Silence follows the story of Yasmin and her deaf daughter, Ruby. Yasmin arrives in Alaska to be told her husband, Matt, is dead, the victim of a catastrophic accident. Yasmin, unable to accept this as truth, sets out into the frozen winter landscape, taking Ruby with her, in search of answers. But as a storm closes in, Yasmin realises that a very human danger may be keeping pace with them.

    Non-member price: $28.46

    • The Storm Dog

    • By: Holly Webb
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
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    Tilly is going to stay with her grandparents in Wales. She's got a school project about the Second World War to do, and Gran, who was evacuated during the war, has promised to help. Travelling on the train for the first time alone, Tilly falls asleep and wakes to find herself back in time. It's World War II, and she's being evacuated to Wales with her two younger brothers. Mr Edwards offers to give them a home on his remote farm, where she meets a very special sheepdog....

    Non-member price: $22.94

    • Traitors of the Tower

    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to death? Alison Weir's gripping book tells their stories: from the former friend betrayed by a man set on being king, to the young girl killed after just nine days on the throne. Alison Weir is a wonderful storyteller. Through her vivid writing, history comes alive.

    Non-member price: $7.48

    • The Villa Girls

    • By: Nicky Pellegrino
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Villa Girls is the story of four young women who decide that wherever they are in the world and whatever they're doing, they'll meet every few years for a holiday together somewhere sunny. Despite life's taking them in very different directions, their snatched days in the sun in little hidden villas are crucial to them all. Escape, celebration, recovery--over the years the holidays change their lives.

    Non-member price: $28.46

    • The Fountain Overflows

    • By: Rebecca West
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
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    The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin. Mrs. Aubrey, a former concert pianist, struggles to keep the family afloat, but then she is something of a high-strung eccentric herself, as is all too clear to her daughter Rose, through whose loving but sometimes cruel eyes events are seen. Still, living on the edge holds the promise of the unexpected, and the Aubreys,

    Non-member price: $34.94

    • The Land of Neverendings

    • By: Kate Saunders
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
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    What if there exists a world powered by imagination? A world of silliness, where humans and their toys live on long after they’ve left the Hard World...and what if the door between that world and this one was broken? Welcome to the Land of Neverendings, a place where sadness does exist but it doesn’t cancel out happiness, or silliness, even when you lose someone you love.

    Non-member price: $30.98

    • The Pleasures of Men

    • By: Kate Williams
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Karina Fernandez, Penelope Rawlins, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
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    Spitalfields, 1840. Catherine lives with her Uncle in a rambling house in London's East End, with little to occupy the days beyond her own colourful imagination. Then news reaches her of a disturbing murderer known as The Man of Crows. Catherine becomes more and more involved as she hungrily devours the news, and is soon snared in a deadly trap, where nothing is as it first appears...

    Non-member price: $26.06

    • The Scruffs & The Scruffs: Showtime!

    • By: Hannah Shaw
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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    Meet the Scruffs - the ugliest pets ever! There's a new addition to the Pet Shop, Lady, a beautiful pedigree cat with shiny fur and polished paws. But when there's trouble, Lady saves the day and proves that she's not just a pampered puss. Then disaster strikes - a customer wants to adopt Lady! The pets must make Lady less attractive to the potential owner. And in The Scruffs: Showtime! the scruffy pets accidentally get sent to Wufts, where they end up solving a crime - and winning best in show! 

    Non-member price: $22.94

    • Meeting Lydia

    • By: Linda MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
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    When Marianne comes home from work one day to find her husband talking to a glamorous woman in the kitchen, insecurities resurface from a time when she was bullied at school. Jealousy rears its head and her marriage begins to fall apart. Desperate for a solution, she finds herself trying to track down her first schoolgirl crush: Edward Harvey. Even thinking his name made her tingle with half-remembered childlike giddiness.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • Ridley Road

    • By: Jo Bloom
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When her beloved father dies, Vivien Epstein - a 22 year old hairdresser from Manchester - leaves her hometown for London in the hope of finding Jack Fox - a man she had a brief, but intense, love affair with some months ago. All Vivien has to go is one letter Jack sent to her father, the address of a boarding house scribbled hastily on the back, and very soon her hopes of finding him are dashed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting story, but changes in focus partway

    • By Sam Still Reading on 24-05-2015

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • The Woman in the Picture

    • By: Katharine McMahon
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    February, 1926. The city of London is tense in the days leading up to The General Strike. Evelyn Gifford, (protagonist of The Crimson Rooms) has now qualified as a solicitor - and is one of the first women to do so - but her life remains full of conflict. Embroiled in two new cases, Evelyn finds herself encountering both sides of the strike.

    Non-member price: $23.96

    • Roodica the Rude and the Famous Flea Trick

    • By: Margaret Ryan
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 35 mins
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    Long ago, when wolves and bears roamed the land and before underpants had been invented, the Romans conquered Britain. The Romans built fine houses and straight roads, and encouraged the Celts to take baths. But not everyone liked the Romans. Lots of people fought back, and none more stubbornly than Queen Goodica's youngest daughter, Roodica the Rude!

    Non-member price: $6.20

    • Kiss, Date, Love, Hate

    • By: Luisa Plaja
    • Narrated by: Harriet Carmichael
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
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    Lex Murphy's group of friends have all dated, hated, ignored, and lusted after each other for the last few years. If only there was a way of matching people perfectly to avoid all the unrequited love, dumping, and drama! Then Lex's friend, George, is given a mysterious new game by his software-testing dad, and everyone's lives take an unexpected turn.... But how long can this new calm, loved-up atmosphere continue?

    Non-member price: $19.62

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