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    • The French Promise

    • By: Fiona McIntosh
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Postwar Paris is alive with optimism, but lavender keeper Luc Ravens and his love, Lisette, remain haunted by the horrors they have endured. Casting their fate to the winds, they set sail for Australia, hoping to rebuild their lives in a land that's full of promise. But trouble has a way of catching up with them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lavender is great!! a personal favorite

    • By Margot Edwards on 31-08-2018

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • The Lavender Keeper

    • By: Fiona McIntosh
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Lavender farmer Luc Bonet is raised by a wealthy Jewish family in the foothills of the French Alps. When the Second World War breaks out, he joins the French Resistance, leaving behind his family's fortune, their home overrun by soldiers, their lavender fields in disarray. Lisette Forestier is on a mission of her own: to work her way into the heart of a senior German officer - and to bring down the Reich in any way she can.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great story of ww2 it had love suspense

    • By Bev on 22-09-2017

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • The Last Dance

    • By: Fiona McIntosh
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    It all started with just one dance.... Stella Myles is forced to make ends meet by selling herself as a dance partner in a Piccadilly ballroom. Here she meets the enigmatic Montgomery, who orchestrates a job for her as governess with the wealthy Ainsworth family at Harp's End, Sussex. But at Harp's End nothing is as straightforward as it first seems.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Atrocious

    • By carol on 06-01-2019

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • The Tailor's Girl

    • By: Fiona McIntosh
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    From the bustling streets of post-Great War London to the idyllic 1920s Sussex countryside, this is a breathtaking story of passion and persistence from a phenomenal Australian storyteller about how true love can overcome incredible odds, even in the most extraordinary circumstances. A humble soldier, known only as "Jones", wakes in hospital with no recollection of his past. The few fleeting fragments of memory he glimpses are horrifying moments from the battlefield at Ypres.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Story.

    • By Emma on 16-06-2017

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • The Other Queen

    • By: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage, Alex Kingston, Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    1568. Mary Queen of Scots, fleeing rebellion in her kingdom, is offered a safe haven by Elizabeth I with George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The arrival of an extravagent queen turns the household upside down, as it becomes clear that the visit is a house arrest. Queen Mary makes Bess’ hard-won house a centre for unrest and treason, and - perhaps worst of all - Mary Queen of Scots’ fabled beauty starts to work on the Tudor loyalist, Bess’ own husband, George.   

    Non-member price: $12.91

    • Nightingale

    • By: Fiona McIntosh
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    A breathtaking tale of heartbreak and heroism, love and longing by a powerhouse Australian storyteller. 'Love comes out of nowhere for most of us, when we least expect it.' Amidst the carnage of Gallipoli, British nurse Claire Nightingale meets Australian Light Horseman Jamie Wren. Despite all odds, they fall deeply in love. Their flame burns bright and carries them through their darkest hours, even when war tears them apart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book...

    • By Emma on 03-04-2018

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • Rent a Bridesmaid

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Tilly can't believe it when her best friend, Matty, is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly's favourite daydream, she's kitted out in the most beautiful bridesmaid dress, walking down the aisle behind a beautiful bride. The one wedding she'd really like to attend is her own mum and dad's. But as that's never going to happen, it's time for Tilly to make her own dream come true - and put her bridesmaid services up for hire....

    Non-member price: $31.45

    • The Perfumer's Secret

    • By: Fiona McIntosh
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    The highly anticipated new blockbuster from the best-selling author of The Lavender Keeper and The Last Dance. On the eve of the First World War, Fleurette, the only daughter of the wealthy Delacroix perfume dynasty, is being forced to marry a man she loathes, Aimery De Lasset, head of the preeminent perfume manufacturer in France. It is only the cathedral bells tolling the rally to the front lines on her wedding night that save her from sharing his bed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • romance perfume and war

    • By Anonymous User on 17-06-2018

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • The Anchoress

    • By: Robyn Cadwallader
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    England, 1255: Sarah is only 17 when she chooses to become an anchoress, a holy woman shut away in a small cell, measuring seven paces by nine, at the side of the village church. Fleeing the grief of losing a much-loved sister in childbirth and the pressure to marry, she decides to renounce the world, with all its dangers, desires, and temptations, and to commit herself to a life of prayer and service to God.

    Non-member price: $42.54

    • Opal Plumstead

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Opal Plumstead might be plain, but she has always been fiercely intelligent. Yet her scholarship and dreams of university are snatched away when her father is sent to prison, and 14-year-old Opal must start work at the Fairy Glen sweet factory to support her family. Opal struggles to get along with the other workers, who think her snobby and stuck-up. But Opal idolises Mrs Roberts, the factory's beautiful, dignified owner, who introduces Opal to the legendary Mrs Pankhurst and her fellow Suffragettes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Alison on 03-02-2018

    Non-member price: $20.96

    • The Butterfly Club

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Tina is a triplet, but she's always been the odd one out. Her sisters, Phil and Maddie, are bigger and stronger and better at just about everything. Luckily they look after teeny-tiny Tina wherever they go--but when the girls start in scary, super-strict Miss Lovejoy's class, they're split up, and Tina has to fend for herself for the first time. Tina is horrified when she's paired up with angry bully Selma, with whom nobody wants to be friends.

    Non-member price: $15.72

    • Katy

    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
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      5 out of 5 stars 15

    Katy Carr is a lively, daredevil oldest sister in a big family. She loves messing around outdoors, climbing on the garage roof or up a tree, cycling, skateboarding, swinging.... But her life changes in dramatic and unexpected ways after a serious accident. Inspired by the classic novel What Katy Did, Jacqueline Wilson creates an irresistible 21st-century heroine. Fans of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker will fall in love with Katy and her family too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Super Cool Book!!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 20-03-2018

    Non-member price: $20.96

    • Little Stars

    • Hetty Feather, Book 5
    • By: Jacqueline Wilson
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Starring a cast of wonderful characters, both old favourites and new, this is the fifth fabulous Hetty Feather story. Hetty Feather has begun a new chapter in her life story. Escaping from Tanglefield’s Travelling Circus with her dearest friend, Diamond, Hetty is determined to find them positions as glamorous music hall artistes. Hetty and Diamond quickly become the Little Stars of Mrs Ruby’s show, alongside many colourful acts - including an old friend from Hetty’s past, Flirty Bertie.

    Non-member price: $41.94

    • A Winter Beneath the Stars

    • By: Jo Thomas
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Halley has been running from her problems for years. On a courier trip to Tallfors, deep in Swedish Lapland, everything is going to plan. Halley has her bag, with two precious wedding rings inside for delivery...until she doesn't. The only way to save the wedding is to team up with mysterious reindeer herder Bjorn, the one person who can lead her across the snowy tundra to be reunited with her bag.

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Unspeakable

    • By: Abbie Rushton
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Megan doesn't speak. She hasn't spoken in months. Pushing away the people she cares about is just a small price to pay. Because there are things locked inside Megan's head - things that are screaming to be heard - that she cannot, must not, let out. Then Jasmine starts at school: bubbly, beautiful, talkative Jasmine. And for reasons Megan can't quite understand, life starts to look a bit brighter. Megan would love to speak again, and it seems like Jasmine might be the answer.

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • More Than a Feeling

    • By: Cate Woods
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Life isn't turning out quite how Annie expected. In her 20s, she had a dream job, an amazing social life and bags of confidence. Now, she's living with her boyfriend, Luke, and is a stay-at-home mum to their baby daughter. The promising career has petered out, and along with it, her confidence and creativity. And then Luke does the unforgivable. Annie will need the help of her group of loyal friends more than ever. Is old Annie gone forever, or could this finally be the chance to find herself once more? 

    Non-member price: $30.38