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    • Ross Poldark

    • Poldark, Book 1
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Tired from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark returns to his land and his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his father is dead, his estate is derelict, and the girl he loves is engaged to his cousin. But his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved urchin girl from a fairground brawl and take her home - an act which alters the whole course of his life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasant experience of the evolution of a life

    • By Naomi Brewster on 17-05-2015

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • The Loving Cup: A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815

    • Poldark, Book 10
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
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      5 out of 5 stars 32
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      5 out of 5 stars 31

    The Loving Cup is the tenth in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall 1813. A silver cup lies half forgotten in a dank cave, amongst a pile of stolen goods. Yet the tiny vessel and its inscription, " Amor gignit amorem", haunts the lives of the still-feuding Poldark and Warleggan families, as Ross, Demelza and the ambitious and powerful Sir George Warleggan watch their children make the decisions that will shape their destinies.

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • The Angry Tide

    • A Novel of Cornwall 1798-1799: Poldark, Book 7
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 47
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      5 out of 5 stars 45
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      5 out of 5 stars 45

    The Angry Tide is the seventh novel in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament - his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza.

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • The Miller's Dance: A Novel of Cornwall 1812-1813

    • Poldark, Book 9
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
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      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Cornwall, 1812. At Nampara, the Poldark family finds the New Year brings involvement in more than one unexpected venture. For Ross and Demelza, there is some surprising - and worrying - news. And Clowance, newly returned from her London triumphs, finds that her entanglement with Stephen Carrington brings not only happiness but heartache.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant performance by Oliver Hembrough

    • By Alison on 23-04-2017

    Non-member price: $37.45

    • The Stranger from the Sea

    • A Novel of Cornwall 1810-1811: Poldark, Book 8
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    The Stranger from the Sea is the eighth novel in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall, 1810. The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of the stranger from the sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives.

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Warleggan

    • Poldark, Book 4
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 47
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      5 out of 5 stars 44
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      5 out of 5 stars 44

    Warleggan is the fourth novel in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall 1792. Ross plunges into a highly speculative mining venture which threatens not only his family's financial security but also his turbulent marriage to Demelza. When Ross and Elizabeth's old attraction rekindles itself, Demelza retaliates by becoming dangerously involved with a handsome Scottish cavalry officer. With bankruptcy an increasingly real possibility, the Poldarks seem to be facing disaster on all fronts.

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • The Tudor Crown

    • By: Joanna Hickson
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass, Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    She’ll betray her King to crown her son. When Edward of York takes back the English crown, the Wars of the Roses scatter the Lancastrian nobility, and young Henry Tudor, with a strong claim to the throne, is forced into exile. Recently widowed and vulnerable, his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, forges an uncomfortable alliance with Edward’s Queen, Elizabeth Woodville. Swearing an oath of allegiance to York, Margaret agrees to marry the King’s shrewdest courtier, Lord Stanley. But can she tread the precarious line between duty to her husband, loyalty to her son, and her obligation to God and the King?

    Non-member price: $21.26

    • Let Sleeping Dragons Lie

    • Have Sword, Will Travel, Book 2
    • By: Garth Nix, Sean Williams
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Odo and Eleanor are excited to be knights. Only...nobody's asking them to go on a quest. So they're stuck at home, using their trusty and talkative swords to defend their village when there's cause for defence. But mostly it's just...waiting for something bigger to come along. That 'something bigger' comes to them in the form of an old man named Edga, a warrior named Hundred and an ancient chant: Dragon, dragon, heed our call.... Come to aid us, one and all. 

    Non-member price: $31.89

    • Bella Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1818-1820

    • Poldark, Book 12
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 20 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    Cornwall, 1818. We continue the tale of Ross and Demelza; of the wayward Valentine Warleggan, whose existence keeps open the old wounds of the feud between Ross and George; of Bella, the Poldarks' youngest daughter, whose precocious talent as a singer is encouraged by her old flame, Christopher Havergal, and by a distinguished French conductor who has more in mind than Bella's music; of Clowance, the Poldarks' widowed daughter, who considers remarriage to one of two rival suitors; and of a murderer who stalks the villages of West Cornwall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • waiting for next one

    • By Anonymous User on 08-11-2018

    Non-member price: $45.27

    • We Come Apart

    • By: Sarah Crossan, Brian Conoghan
    • Narrated by: Rosie Jones, Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Jess would never have looked twice at Nicu if her friends hadn't left her in the lurch. Nicu is all big eyes and ill-fitting clothes, eager as a puppy, even when they're picking up litter in the park for community service. He's so not her type. Appearances matter to Jess. She's got a lot to hide. Nicu thinks Jess is beautiful. His dad brought Nicu and his mum here for a better life, but now all they talk about is going back home to find Nicu a wife. The last thing Nicu wants is to get married. He wants to get educated, do better, and stay here in England.

    Non-member price: $16.47

    • Have Sword, Will Travel

    • Have Sword, Will Travel, Book 1
    • By: Garth Nix, Sean Williams
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    When Odo and Eleanor stumble upon an ancient sword in a river outside their village, something very unexpected happens...the sword starts to talk! Much to Odo's dismay, he discovers that he's awoken a famous enchanted blade called Biter and thus has instantly become a knight. Eleanor would love to become a knight - but she's not the one with the sword. Unearthing Biter is only the start of their troubles; soon boy, girl and sword must depart on a noble quest to save their kingdom from threats - in both human and dragon form.

    Non-member price: $31.89

    • The Black Moon

    • A Novel of Cornwall 1794-1795: Poldark, Book 5
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 17 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 38
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      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    The Black Moon is the fifth novel in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall, 1794. The birth of a son to Elizabeth and George Warleggan serves only to accentuate the rift between the Poldark and Warleggan families. And when Morwenna Chynoweth, now governess to Elizabeth's eldest son, grows to love Drake Carne, Demelza's brother, the enduring rivalry between George and Ross finds a new focus for bitter enmity and conflict.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The saga continues

    • By Sandra on 18-03-2016

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • Jeremy Poldark: Poldark, Book 3

    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 56
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      5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 52

    Cornwall, 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships, he is to stand trial at the Bodmin Assizes. Despite their stormy married life, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are enemies in plenty who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least George Warleggan, the powerful banker whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense.

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Four Swans

    • A Novel of Cornwall 1795-1797: Poldark, Book 6
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
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      5 out of 5 stars 43
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      5 out of 5 stars 43

    The Four Swans is the sixth novel in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall, 1795-1799. Although Ross Poldark - now something of a war hero - seems secure in his hard-won prosperity, a new dilemma faces him in the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer with his wife, Demelza.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great performance from Oliver

    • By BejiQ on 02-11-2018

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • The Twisted Sword: A Novel of Cornwall 1815

    • Poldark, Book 11
    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
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      5 out of 5 stars 41
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      5 out of 5 stars 40

    The Twisted Sword is the 11th in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall, 1815. Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons - and travel to Paris with his family as an 'observer' of the French armed forces.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best narrator ever

    • By Anonymous User on 03-01-2019

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • It All Adds Up: The Story of People and Mathematics

    • By: Mickael Launay
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this international best seller, Mickaël Launay mixes history and anecdotes from around the world to reveal how mathematics became pivotal to the story of humankind. It is a journey into numbers, with Launay as a guide. In museums, monuments or train stations, he uses the objects around us to explain what art can reveal about geometry, how Babylonian scholars developed one of the first complex mathematical languages and how ‘Arabic’ numbers were adopted from India. 

    Non-member price: $10.22

    • The Last Wild

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In a world where animals no longer exist, 12-year-old Kester Jaynes sometimes feels like he hardly exists, either. Locked away in a home for troubled children, he's told there's something wrong with him. So when he meets a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach, Kester thinks he's finally gone a bit mad. But the animals have something to say.... The pigeons fly Kester to a wild place where the last creatures in the land have survived. A wise stag needs Kester's help, and together they must embark on a great journey, joined along the way by an over-enthusiastic wolf cub, a spoilt show cat, a dancing harvest mouse, and a stubborn girl named Polly.

    Non-member price: $19.47

    • Killing Cupid

    • By: Mark Edwards, Louise Voss
    • Narrated by: Bea Holland, Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Alex Parkinson is in love with his writing tutor, Siobhan. He has never loved anyone like this, but how can he convince Siobhan that they are meant to be together? So Alex stalks her on Facebook and finds out where she lives, buys her presents using her own credit card and sends her messages telling her exactly what he wants to do to her. He breaks into her house, reads her diary and secretly listens to her while she takes a bath. Isn't that what all lovers do?

    Non-member price: $19.47

    • The Book of Love

    • By: Fionnuala Kearney
    • Narrated by: Josie Dunn, Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the moment their eyes met across the room at a house party, Erin and Dom were meant to be. If only it could be so simple. Over the years, the highs and lows of life conspire to keep them apart. But a notebook can bring them together. On the blank pages of their love story, they write down everything they can't always say - the secrets, the hopes and the love. Falling in love is easy, but staying in love is where the story begins.

    Non-member price: $15.63

    • Theo

    • By: Amanda Prowse
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Theo Montgomery grew up in a rich family where he had all the toys and trinkets money could buy. But his childhood was full of neglect, and he was bullied at school. Now he is an adult, he longs to find a soul mate. Someone who understands him. Someone who will love him unconditionally. Then, one day, Theo meets Anna Cole in a lift. Anna grew up in a care home and has always wanted to create the noisy family life she never had. She brings love and laughter into Theo's life. But she wants a baby, and Theo can't imagine bringing a child into this cruel world.... 

    Non-member price: $25.82

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