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    • Jeremy Poldark: Poldark, Book 3

    • By: Winston Graham
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cliff hanger! When are the rest coming !!

    • By jane on 13-04-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 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 172
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 159

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poldark's story

    • By Perranmaid on 13-08-16

    Regular price: £25.99

    • 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 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic as usual

    • By Celticprincess on 29-11-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • 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 406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can't tell...

    • By Amanda Isbell on 13-04-15

    Regular price: £23.99

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    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
    • another great Poldark book

    • By Jackie Scott on 19-12-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • 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 189
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 168

    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
    • Brilliant, but when will The Angry Tide be on Audibe?

    • By Nick on 24-06-16

    Regular price: £25.99

    • 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 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 99

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • As always, an amazing performance

    • By Amalia on 08-08-18

    Regular price: £25.99

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 91

    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
    • Fantastic saga.

    • By Veronica Deane on 16-10-17

    Regular price: £28.99

    • 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 171
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 158

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nasty George! Great read (listen)

    • By Drawing Lady on 12-10-16

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Theo

    • By: Amanda Prowse
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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.... 

    Regular price: £16.99

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Excellent rendering of the Poldark series

    • By A H. on 23-04-17

    Regular price: £25.99

    • 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 178
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 158

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this saga!

    • By Celticprincess on 29-09-16

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Tudor Crown

    • By: Joanna Hickson
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass, Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    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?

    Regular price: £13.99

    • The Book of Love

    • By: Fionnuala Kearney
    • Narrated by: Josie Dunn, Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • true love

    • By linda roach on 24-02-19

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Two Bottles of Relish

    • The Little Tales of Smethers and Other Stories
    • By: Lord Dunsany
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Lord Dunsany mixes reality with fantasy in this forgotten collection of modern detective stories. Some are macabre, others have a lighter and more amusing touch, but every story stimulates the imagination and reveals the acknowledged master of the short story at his very best.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Golden Boy

    • By: Abigail Tarttelin
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth, Penelope Rawlins, Antonia Beamish, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    Max Walker is the golden boy. He's attractive, intelligent, athletic. He's even nice to his little brother. Max is going to pass his exams with flying colours; he’s going to make his parents proud.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The great puzzle of life

    • By Kaggy on 27-06-15

    Regular price: £17.39

    • How to Rule the World

    • By: Tibor Fischer
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Vizz: an industry in crisis. Baxter Stone, a filmmaker and television veteran, a lifelong Londoner, (who thinks he sees better than others) is having problems in the postbrain, crumbling capital. Swindled by an insurance company, he's in in debt; a Lamborghini is blocking his drive, and MI6 is blocking his mobile reception. He hopes to turn it round and get the documentary series that will get him the Big Money. But what do you do if history is your sworn enemy and the whole world conspires against you? Is there any way, you could, for a moment, rule the world justly?

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Complete and Utter History of the World

    • By Samuel Stewart Aged 9
    • By: Sarah Burton
    • Narrated by: Oliver J. Hembrough
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    When his teacher sets the class a History project, Sam cannot choose which bit of History he prefers, so decides to do all of it. His version of History is a rumbustious collection of half remembered facts, assembled roughly in the right order, and glued together with alarmingly confident misunderstanding. Sam takes us from Ancient Egypt right up to Last Week with the flair of a bright eyed nine year old.

    Regular price: £5.19