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    • Possession

    • By: A. S. Byatt
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 22 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    As a pair of young scholars research the lives of two Victorian poets, they uncover their letters, journals, and poems and track their movements from London to Yorkshire - from spiritualist seances to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany. What emerges is an extraordinary counterpoint of passion and ideas.

    Regular price: £42.89

    • The Great Fire

    • A Novel
    • By: Shirley Hazzard
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    This mesmerizing, poetic novel won the 2003 National Book Award for fiction and has earned universal acclaim. Set against the beautiful but tragic landscape of post-World War II Asia, The Great Fire tells a sweeping tale of the search for new beginnings in a world ravaged by tragedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful wartime novel and beautifully read

    • By HappyLuckyAlix on 17-08-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Rescue

    • The English Garden Series, Book 2
    • By: Lori Wick
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Acclaimed author Lori Wick is one of the best-selling Christian fiction authors in the world, with more than two and a half million copies of her books in print, including The Proposal. When Anne Gardiner slips off a ladder, she falls—quite literally—into the arms of a handsome stranger named Robert Weston. Anne’s father decides the couple must marry immediately, but Robert isn’t entirely fond of that plan.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well read

    • By Audioellie on 28-09-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Mourning Ruby

    • By: Helen Dunmore
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Helen Dunmore’s novels have been published in 15 countries. She is also a children’s author, short storywriter, prize-winning poet, and the first winner of Britain’s coveted Orange Prize. In Mourning Ruby, she crafts the poignant tale of a woman who, abandoned at birth, builds a loving family of her own. When tragedy strikes, she once again must forge her own history.

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Enchantress of Numbers

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada's father, who was infamously "mad, bad, and dangerous to know", Ada's mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Banishing fairy tales and make-believe from the nursery, Ada's mother provides her daughter with a rigorous education grounded in mathematics and science.

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The Marriage Contract

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When Anne Burnett is forced into a proxy marriage with Aidan Black, a dashing Scottish laird with a reputation for unpredictability, traveling to the wilds of 19th-century Scotland to meet him is only a small concern. Her biggest worry is how to inform her new husband that he is married. Falling in love with his castle and the fierce loyalty Aidan inspires in his people, Anne finds her greatest challenge is yet to come.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Story is enchanting

    • By Christiane on 23-02-08

    Regular price: £40.49

    • The Proposal

    • The English Garden Series, Book 1
    • By: Lori Wick
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Acclaimed, best-selling author Lori Wick’s The Proposal is a moving tale of Christ’s love at work in early 19th-century London. William Jennings is not married and likes it that way. But when a relative passes away, he is suddenly guardian of three young children. This unexpected development provides him a male heir without the bother of a wife, yet the children quickly become more than he can handle. Finding help from a truly remarkable woman, he learns to see the world in a completely different light.

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Visitor

    • The English Garden Series, Book 3
    • By: Lori Wick
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Acclaimed author Lori Wick has penned more than two dozen books, which regularly top Christian best-seller lists. More than three and a half million copies of her books are in print. In The Visitor, Alexander Tate temporarily loses his eyesight when thrown from his horse. Cared for by the charming Steele sisters, he grows especially fond of Cassandra, who reads to him each day. But Cassandra fears that Alexander will not love her when he regains his sight. Only by trusting God’s plan can the pair find happiness

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the clean read.....

    • By Pastor on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £23.79

    • Married in Haste

    • By: Cathy Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Brenn Owen, the new but impoverished Earl of Merton, is looking for a bride: one rich enough to finance his estate. When he meets Tess Hamlin, he sees a woman who is not only wealthy, but a dazzling beauty as well. To his surprise, Tess quickly accepts his proposal. But behind her eagerness lurks a secret she will do anything to hide from him. As the Earl and his bride begin their life together, their path is a passionate one, but far from smooth: haste must give way to patience and understanding.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No more Cathy Maxwell books for me

    • By Wendy on 24-08-13

    Regular price: £26.29