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    • The Birthday Present

    • By: Barbara Vine
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers, Paul Blake
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ivor Tesham is a handsome, single, young Member of Parliament whose political star is on the rise. When he meets a woman in a chance encounter–a beautiful, married woman named Hebe–the two become lovers, obsessed with their illicit and adventurous trysts. But when Ivor plans for a surprise daring sexual adventure as a birthday present for Hebe, things take a disastrous turn it's late spring of 1990 and a love affair is flourishing.

    Non-member price: $29.92

    • The Planets and the Solar System

    • By: Jen Green
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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    Living busily on Planet Earth, we rarely remember that we actually inhabit only a miniscule part of the universe. In The Planets and the Solar System, Jen Green paints the wider picture, and takes us on a journey across billions of kilometers in our galaxy, from our Sun to near and distant planets. Some, like Mercury, have a molten core surrounded with crust and spins quickly; Jupiter, on the other hand, is a big ball of gas.

    Non-member price: $18.44

    • The Masqueraders

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

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    • Not my favourite Heyer storyline.

    • By Meaghan on 02-11-2017

    Non-member price: $61.50

    • Confidence and Success with CBT

    • By: Avy Joseph
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
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    Offering simple, time-tested techniques for zeroing in on and rewriting negative, self-destructive patterns of thought and behavior that a person can acquire over a lifetime, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a powerful therapeutic approach that has been proven to be highly effective in helping overcome an array of psychological and behavioral problems, from eating disorders and drug addiction to low self-esteem and phobias.

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

    • Your Route out of Perfectionism, Self-Sabotage and Other Everyday Habits with CBT
    • By: Avy Joseph
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What happens to you in life matters less than the way you feel about life; that's the message of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). If you've ever tried to change something about yourself - your mood, your weight, your behavior - you'll have noticed that change often hurts, so you stop trying. CBT can help you when change starts to hurt. In the revised and updated edition of this best-selling title, professional CBT practitioner Avy Joseph shows you how to challenge negative thoughts and unhealthy beliefs to improve your outlook in your personal and professional lives.

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • The Life and Works of Bach

    • By: Jeremy Siepmann
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Siepmann, John Shrapnel, Trevor Nichols, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
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    Although now beloved and revered by millions as the greatest composer who ever lived, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) was best known in his lifetime as an organist, and was eclipsed in fame as a composer by two of his twenty children. For the last twenty-seven years of his life he was a schoolteacher and choir director whose duties extended to meal supervision and dormitory inspection. Yet throughout his career he composed a vast body of music which is amongst the most joyful, dancing and enrapturing ever written.

    Non-member price: $35.87

    • The Girl in the Mask

    • By: Marie-Louise Jensen
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Stand and deliver! Hand over your valuables if you value your life!" Sophia's duty is clear: look pretty, behave well, and find a husband as soon as possible. But Sophia hates the social whirl of balls and masquerades. So under the cover of darkness, she secretly swaps her ball gowns for breeches, and turns to highway robbery. When one man begins to take a keen interest in her, Sophia must keep her distance - or risk him unmasking her secret life.

    Non-member price: $28.10

    • Saving Finnegan

    • By: Sally Grindley
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
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    When Holly wakes up and sees the whale on the beach, she can hardly believe her eyes. Soon she is at the forefront of an island-wide movement to save the whale. But things are not as simple as the young girl would like, and she has to deal with the ambitions of a wide group of people. Laced throughout with the important theme of death, this is a powerful and hugely enjoyable novel by Smarties Gold Medal winning author Sally Grindley.

    Non-member price: $16.47

    • At the House of the Magician

    • By: Mary Hooper
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
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    Lucy has been forced to run away from home, as she fears for her safety from her drunken father. She is taken on as a maid at the house of Dr Dee, court magician, upon whom Elizabeth I relies heavily, even down to advising the date of her coronation. The household is strange and sinister, and Lucy has a nose for intrigue.... And she has more than enough to satisfy her: Lucy stumbles across a plot to assassinate the queen and has to find means to warn her....

    Non-member price: $22.46

    • The Empress

    • By: Meg Clothier
    • Narrated by: Ruth Siller
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
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    Constantinople, 1179. Princess Agnes of France is 13 when she marries the heir to Byzantium, an empire unmatched in wealth and power. But once she sets foot in the Queen of Cities, a decadent world where dazzling luxury masks unspeakable cruelty, she realises that her husband is a deluded mother's boy with mighty enemies and treacherous allies.

    Non-member price: $61.84

    • Little Princesses

    • The Whispering Princess & The Fairytale Princess
    • By: Katie Chase
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
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    The Whispering Princess: Azara, the Whispering Princess, needs Rosie's help to find a magic lamp and outwit a terrible genie. The Fairytale Princess: Isabella, the Fairytale Princess, fears that her pet dragon, Cedric, will be banished from the kingdom because of his fiery hiccups! Can Rosie help her new friend before it's too late?

    Non-member price: $13.77

    • Footprints in the Sand

    • By: Sarah Challis
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
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    When Emily arrives at the church for her Great Aunt Mary's funeral, she has no idea that her life is about to change completely. Still grieving for her broken relationship with Ted, she sobs her heart out in the church.

    Non-member price: $29.51

    • The Mark of Edain

    • By: Pauline Chandler
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
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    It is AD 43. Aoife has just escaped slavery in Rome. Now she has a dream: to return to her homeland, Britannia. But Aoife is valuble. Her uncle leads the British rebellion against Rome, and the Emperor himself wants her as a hostage. As the Roman army prepares to set sail to crush the rebellion, Aoife finds herself alone among enemies.

    Non-member price: $25.28

    • Little Princesses 2

    • The Peach Blossom Princess & The Rain Princess
    • By: Katie Chase
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
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    Rosie knows a very special secret. Hidden in her great-aunt's mysterious castle are lots of little princesses... Hana, the Peach Blossom Princess, is in trouble. An evil water sprite has taken Hana's place and cast a spell so that no one can see or hear the real princess. Can Rosie help?

    Non-member price: $13.77

    • Eco-Worriers

    • Penguin Problems
    • By: Kathryn Lamb
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
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    Committed eco-worriers Evie and Lola are very, very concerned about green issues-much to the irritation of their gas-guzzling families! So when they find a penguin chick in the garden they are really worried. Have the ice caps finally melted and the poor penguins been forced into new lands? It turns out that this penguin has been taken from the local wildlife park. Could the penguin-napping be linked to the awful rumours circulating about the park? Lola and Evie investigate.

    Non-member price: $21.26

    • My Name is Rose

    • By: Sally Grindley
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
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    Rose is a young Romany gypsy girl who travels around Romania and Europe in a caravan with her family. Playing music - on their own or with extended family and friends - her life is happy, until Rose suddenly finds herself an orphan after a dreadful car accident. This is the beginning of many changes for Rose as she is forced to adapt to another country and a new family, and she realises that she's not sure of her identity. A powerful novel of loss and growing up from acclaimed author Sally Grindley.

    Non-member price: $18.42

    • Velvet

    • By: Mary Hooper
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
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    Velvet is a laundress in a Victorian steam laundry. With both her mother and father dead, she is an orphan and has to rely upon her own wits to make a living. The laundry's work is back-breaking and Velvet is desperate to create a better life for herself. Then Velvet is noticed by Madame Savoya, a famed medium, who asks Velvet to come to work for her. Velvet is dazzled at first by the young yet beautifully dressed and bejewelled Madame.

    Non-member price: $26.84

    • Shooting at the Stars

    • By: Linda Taylor
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
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    When the engaging Tom Grainger moves into each of three women's lives, things start to change. The women, whose paths have already crossed, find their fates are about to collide.

    Non-member price: $36.10

    • The Other Side of Paradise

    • By: Margaret Mayhew
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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    She lived only for pleasure...until war forced her to find courage she did not know she had, and love where she least expected it.It is 1941, and while Britain is in the grip of war, life in the Far East is one of wealth and privilege. In Singapore Susan Roper, secure in the supremacy of the British Empire, enjoys dancing, clothes and fast cars, tennis and light flirtations with visiting naval officers - her life is devoted solely to pleasure.

    Non-member price: $30.11

    • By Royal Command

    • By: Mary Hooper
    • Narrated by: Ruth Sillers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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    Lucy has become a firm fixture in the household of Dr Dee, court magician and consultant to Queen Elizabeth I. In return for saving the queen’s life, Lucy has been told that she is to work as a spy for Her Grace and that she is to remain where she is and await further instruction... And then Lucy hears ghostly cries in the house. Convinced that the doctor and his companion, Mr Kelly, are planning a new deception, Lucy sets out to uncover the magician’s dark secrets.

    Non-member price: $21.06

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