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    • Tightrope

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Former trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn moved to Burning Cove to reinvent herself, but things are not going well. After spending her entire inheritance on a mansion with the intention of turning it into a bed-and-breakfast, she learns too late that the villa is said to be cursed. When the first guest, Dr. Norman Pickwell, is murdered by his robot invention during a sold-out demonstration, rumors circulate that the curse is real.

    Regular price: £22.49

    • Mistress

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Harriet Walter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    After a year of grand adventures touring the classical ruins of Italy and Greece, Iphiginia Bright returned to England to discover that the real excitement was at home. It seems that her Aunt Zoe has fallen victim to a sinister blackmailer and only Iphiginia can hope to stop the culprit before he can do more harm. Her plan is inspired: Imitating history's most legendary beauties--Cleopatra, Helen of Troy, Aphrodite--the former schoolmistress will remake herself, and descend upon London Society as the dazzling mistress of Marcus Valerius Cloud, the infamous Earl of Masters.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged verdion bought by mistake

    • By katedi on 26-04-18

    Regular price: £11.19

    • The Girl Who Knew Too Much

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Louise Jane Underwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The New York Times best-selling author of 'Til Death Do Us Part transports listeners to 1930s California, where glamour and seduction spawn a multitude of sins. At the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel on the coast of California, rookie reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool. The dead woman had a red-hot secret about an up-and-coming leading man, a scoop that Irene couldn't resist.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Irritating narrator

    • By Fosca on 02-07-17

    Regular price: £26.29

    • The Other Lady Vanishes

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    New York Times best-selling author Amanda Quick returns to the exclusive seaside community of Burning Cove, where more than one person with a dark past has gone to reinvent themselves. But some secrets are just too deadly to stay hidden, and some pasts can never stay buried. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent

    • By I. Stoodley on 07-06-18

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Otherwise Engaged

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Louisa Jane Underwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    One does not expect to be kidnapped on a London street in broad daylight. Amity Doncaster barely escapes. Her quick thinking, and her secret weapon, save her. But the monster known as the Bridegroom, who has left a trail of female victims in his wake, has survived the wounds she inflicts and will soon be back. As Amity prepares to confront the criminal, she must also face feelings she can't run away from.

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Wait Until Midnight

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Louisa Jane Underwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The sins of Adam Hardesty's past have been discovered. And if he does not hunt down his blackmailer quickly, his secrets will be revealed to all.... But there is an obstacle in his way: sensation novelist Caroline Fordyce. She knows that Adam's quest for justice could shatter her own reputation - and mire her family in lethal scandal. And she fears what he may find. Together they will navigate the shadow side of London, venturing into an underworld of cutthroats, connivers, and illusionists.

    Regular price: £27.19

    • Slightly Shady

    • Lavinia Lake, Book 1
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Sastre
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    From the moment he burst into her antiquities shop in Rome, Lavinia Lake knew the stranger was nothing but trouble. He said he was in pursuit of a killer. He swore he was only trying to save her. Yet no matter what he claimed, Lavinia was convinced that Mr. Tobias March was bent instead on destroying her. And when the self-described spy hustled her and her niece out of the shop and back to England, Lavinia could only hope that one day she would would find a way to repay Mr. March in full. But Lavinia never imagined the shocking circumstances under which they would meet again....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Slightly boring

    • By Mrs M McKenzie on 03-11-09

    Regular price: £17.59

    • Late for the Wedding

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    An invitation to a country house party at Beaumont Castle provides a perfect solution to Tobias and Lavinia's most exasperating challenge: how to escape the chaos of London for a remote, relaxing, romantic retreat from prying eyes. But the lovers' plans are foiled when their first cozy interlude of the weekend is disrupted by the appearance of a stunning woman from Tobias's past. Aspasia Gray's beauty is as haunting as her connection to Tobias. Her long-deceased fiancé was a friend of his - in addition to being an eccentric assassin. The mysterious nature of the bond between Tobias and Aspasia makes Lavinia more than a little uncomfortable.

    Regular price: £17.59

    • Quicksilver

    • Arcane Society, Book 11
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Virginia Dean wakes at midnight beside a dead body, with a bloody knife in her hand and no memory of the evening’s events. Dark energy, emanating from the mirrors lining the room, overpowers her senses. With no apparent way in or out, she’s rescued by a man she’s met only once before, but won’t soon forget.... Owen Sweetwater inherited his family’s talent for hunting the psychical monsters who prey on London’s women and children, and his investigation into the deaths of two glass-readers has led him here.

    Regular price: £10.19