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Sarah

Sarah GLASGOW, United Kingdom Member Since 2009
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  • "Kharmic Fields"

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    This wasn't what I expected it to be at all. The story began quite serenely then delved into deeper, troubled fields. An Irish family, the only boy among five sisters is trying to cope with pretty trying obstacles - bullying, terminal illness, first love, unwanted love. Give it a listen, it's well worth it.

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    The Fields

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Kevin Maher
    • Narrated By David McFetridge
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    Dublin, 1984: Jim Finnegan is thirteen years old, the youngest in a family of five sisters. After a drunken yet delicate rendition of 'The Fields of Athenry' at a party, Jim captures both the attention of the beautiful Saidhbh Donohue and the unwanted desires of the devious Father O'Culigeen.

    Sarah says: "Kharmic Fields"
  • "Scots Whahey"

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    Another hidden gem here, not having had any interest in history, audible has further boosted my learning with this tale of two fellow Scots moving to Montana.

    We learn of their heartbreaking battles with the climate and the demands of mother nature on body and mind. Your dreamy picture of a sunny Montana is harshly sullied by the bleak depictions of the winters. A real eyeopener, you'll love it and its characters.

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    Dancing at the Rascal Fair

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Ivan Doig
    • Narrated By Robert Ian MacKenzie
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    Dancing at the Rascal Fair by National Book Award nominee Ivan Doig captures the passion and tenacity of turn-of-the-century immigrants struggling to build new lives amidst Montana's windswept Rockies. The tale unfolds into a contest of the heart between Anna Ramsay and Angus McCaskill-kept apart by obligations-as they and their stormy kin vie to tame the brutal land.

    Sarah says: "Scots Whahey"
  • "Generational Differences"

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    This is my favourite listen of the year so far.

    We are introduced to the McCullough family and a narrator covers each generation with each chapter. I particularly enjoyed Will Patton's reading of Eli, the ten year old kidnapped by Commanche Indians. The thing I noticed was that we are always told how terribly the Native American Indians were treated, and this is pointed out here; but we are also shown how the Indians retaliated and this was pretty graphic and brutal.

    The story veers close to Dallas territory when oil is introduced, but luckily doesn't morph into soap opera theatrics. Give it a go and travel from 1840 to present day, you'll love it!

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    The Son

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Philipp Meyer
    • Narrated By Will Patton, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Shepherd, and others
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    Part epic of Texas, part classic coming-of-age story, part unflinching portrait of the bloody price of power, The Son is an utterly transporting novel that maps the legacy of violence in the American West through the lives of the McCulloughs, an ambitious family as resilient and dangerous as the land they claim. Love, honour, children are sacrificed in the name of ambition, as the family becomes one of the richest powers in Texas, a dynasty of unsurpassed wealth and privilege.

    Sarah says: "Generational Differences"
  1. The Fields
  2. Dancing at the Rascal Fair
  3. The Son
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    • By Robert Galbraith
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    Dragon says: "Entertaining and likeable"
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    • By Arthur Conan Doyle
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    • By Gregory David Roberts
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld. In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addict, escaped from an Australian prison to India, where he lived in a Bombay slum. There, he established a free health clinic and also joined the mafia, working as a money launderer, forger and street soldier. He found time to learn Hindi and Marathi, fall in love, and spend time being worked over in an Indian jail.

    ANDREW says: "Excellent reading of a great story"
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    Tara says: "Narrator Hand Picked By Tartt- Outstanding!"
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    Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin: his one-hundredth birthday party. Escaping through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving criminals, several deaths, a suitcase full of cash, and incompetent but very human police.

    Tracey says: "Brilliant"
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    When nine-year-old Liesel arrives outside the boxlike house of her new foster parents at 33 Himmel Street, she refuses to get out of the car. Liesel has been separated from her parents, "Kommunists", forever, and at the burial of her little brother, she steals a gravedigger's instruction manual, which she can't read. It is the beginning of her illustrious career.

    Jim says: "Superb"
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    • By Alex Marwood
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    One summer morning, three little girls meet for the first time. By the end of the day, two will be charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, journalist Kirsty Lindsay is reporting on a series of sickening attacks on young female tourists in a seaside town when her investigation leads her to interview funfair cleaner Amber Gordon. For Kirsty and Amber, it's the first time they've seen each other since that dark day when they were just children.

    Ms says: "Excellent book, excellent narrator."
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UNABRIDGED) by Deborah Harkness Narrated by Jennifer Ikeda

    The Book of Life: The All Souls Trilogy, Book 3

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    • By Deborah Harkness
    • Narrated By Jennifer Ikeda
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    After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchant­ing series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home in France they reunite with their families - with one heart-breaking exception.

    B. Malone says: "Wonderfully read"
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  • A Hundred Pieces of Me (






UNABRIDGED) by Lucy Dillon Narrated by Juanita McMahon

    A Hundred Pieces of Me

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Lucy Dillon
    • Narrated By Juanita McMahon
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    (146)
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    Gina is starting her life again, after a difficult few years she'd rather forget. But the belongings she's treasured for so long just don't seem to fit who she is now. So Gina makes a resolution. She'll keep just a hundred items - the rest can go. But that means coming to terms with her past and learning to embrace the future, whatever it might bring...

    catriona says: "A gorgeous gorgeous book!"
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    • By E. L. James
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    When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind - until he turns up at the store where she works part-time, and invites her out. Unworldly and innocent, Ana is shocked to find she wants this man. And, when he warns her to keep her distance, it only makes her want him more.

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    • By Connie Hastings
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  • An Insurance Act (






UNABRIDGED) by A. A. Milne Narrated by Glenn Hascall

    An Insurance Act

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    • By A. A. Milne
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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UNABRIDGED) by Toby Neal Narrated by Sara Malia Hatfield

    Somewhere on Maui

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    • By Toby Neal
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    He says he wants to protect me. And, through a series of events I can't fully make sense of, I find myself believing him. But our nightly visits are always cloaked in darkness. I don't know his face, and he will never know mine. I was born into this world unwanted. I will leave this world unmasked.

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