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    • The Other Lady Vanishes

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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

    • Crystal Gardens

    • A Ladies of Lantern Street Novel
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Novelist and professional companion Evangeline Ames has rented a cottage in the outskirts of Little Dixby, far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds some pleasurable diversion in sneaking past the wall to explore the grounds. And when her life is threatened again, she instinctively goes to the gardens for safety. Lucas Sebastian has never been one to ignore a lady in danger, even if she is trespassing on his property.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enchanting Paranormal Mystery!!

    • By Menon on 23-06-15

    Regular price: £23.79

    • Garden of Lies

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Louisa Jane Underwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    The Kern Secretarial Agency provides professional services to its wealthy clientele, and Anne Clifton was one of the finest women in Ursula Kern's employ. But Miss Clifton has met an untimely end, and Ursula is convinced it was murder. Archaeologist Slater Roxton thinks Mrs. Kern is crazy to meddle in such dangerous affairs. Together they must reveal the identity of a killer who is determined to stay hidden....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By D. Mark on 05-04-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • 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 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    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

    • 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

    • Otherwise Engaged

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Louise Jane Underwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Miss Amity Doncaster, world traveler, is accustomed to adventure and risk. Benedict Stanbridge, a man of science and a spy for the Crown, has faced danger in the darker corners of foreign lands. But they are about to face a threat that is shockingly close to home . . . One does not expect to be kidnapped on a London street in broad daylight.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • PTERODAKTYL!!!!

    • By Eva on 23-04-14

    Regular price: £37.29

    • The Mystery Woman

    • Ladies of Lantern Street Series, Book 2
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Under the plain gray skirts of Miss Beatrice Lockwood’s gown, a pistol waits at the ready. For Beatrice is a paid companion on a secret mission - and with a secret past - and she must be prepared to fight for her life at any moment. Yet she is thrown oddly off guard by the fierce-looking man who joins her in foiling a crime outside a fancy ball - and then disappears into the shadows, leaving only his card. His name is Joshua Gage....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Spoilt for me by the voice

    • By georgette on 16-08-18

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Mistress

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

    Trapped in a little country town for twenty-six years, Iphiginia Bright lost no time in closing down her academy for young ladies to set off on a life of grand adventure. But after touring the classical ruins of Italy and Greece she returned to England to discover that the real excitement was there at home. Her aunt Zoe has fallen victim to a sinister blackmailer and only Iphiginia can hope to stop the culprit before her 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 from head to toe and descend upon London society as the dazzling mistress of one of the town's most powerful men, Marcus Valerius Cloud, the infamous Earl of Masters.He is everything they say he is - arrogant, attractive, devastatingly seductive - and Iphiginia can?t help but be enthralled. But when Marcus agrees to play along with her charade, she doesn't know that the determined earl has plans of his own: to tease and tempt her, until the beautiful deceiver becomes more than his mistress in name only.

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

    • By katedi on 26-04-18

    Regular price: £11.19

    • Late for the Wedding

    • Lavinia Lake, Book 3
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Not many detectives stumble across a crime in the midst of a late-night tryst. But that's exactly what happens to Lavinia Lake and Tobias March, the prickly and passionate pair from Slightly Shady and Don't Look Back, when their weekend getaway at a posh country house turns into a full-fledged manhunt for a killer who targets wealthy older men who are about to wed young beauties.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very unrealistic historical mystery/romance.

    • By Mrs. REP on 06-03-08

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Mischief

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    As soon they are released, Amanda Quick’s romances shoot to the top of best seller lists. With over 22 million copies of her books in print, she is one of today’s hottest authors. Set in Regency-era England, Mischief offers a sparkling mixture of wit and intrigue that has become Quick’s trademark. Beautiful, headstrong Imogen Waterstone has recruited the darkly infamous Earl of Colchester to help her seek revenge for the murder of her best friend. As they set a trap for the villain, Imogen and Colchester fearlessly encounter the threats and dangers that come their way.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a bad read

    • By Jennie Lou on 04-02-18

    Regular price: £21.39

    • I Thee Wed

    • Vanza, Book 2
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Janet McTeer
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Emma Grayson is a sharp-tongued, quick-witted woman who's employed - for the time being - as a lady's companion. Her presence is required at a tiresome country house party, where she encounters the legendary Edison Stokes! Then murder strikes, and Emma realizes the awful truth. Unless she and Edison devise a scheme to outwit the merciless killer, she could forever lose the man of her dreams - and even her very life.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A good story savaged

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-10-18

    Regular price: £12.19

    • The Paid Companion

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The earl of St. Merryn needs a woman: his intentions are purely practical.... He needs a fiancée to keep the husband-hunting ladies of the town at bay. His solution is to hire a paid companion, and Miss Elenora Lodge appears to be the perfect candidate. Elenora's sorry financial circumstances convince her to accept the earl’s generous, if scandalous, offer. But the earl soon discovers that the meek and mild companion he'd initially envisioned stirs a bothersome passion in his heart.

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Don't Look Back

    • Lavinia Lake, Book 2
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Bringing back the lovers from Slightly Shady, Amanda Quick plunges us into a whirlwind intrigue involving an ancient cameo bracelet, known as the Blue Medusa, said to possess terrifying powers. Lavinia Lake and Tobias March join forces again, romantically and intellectually, to solve the murder of the beautiful wife of an old family friend.

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Burning Lamp

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Plagued by hallucinations and nightmares, notorious crime lord Griffin Winters is convinced he has the Winters' Curse, which strikes the Winters man who inherits the Burning Lamp – a device of unknown powers. If so, Griffin is destined to develop multiple talents – and madness. Instincts that helped him survive the streets and rise to power draw him to Adelaide Pyne.

    Regular price: £15.09

    • Quicksilver

    • An Arcane Society Novel, Book 11
    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    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: £23.79

    • The Perfect Poison

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Plagued by rumours that she poisoned her fiancé, Lucinda Bromley lives on the fringes of polite society, tending her beloved plants - and occasionally consulting on a murder investigation. But the death of a lord has shaken Lucinda to her core. At the murder scene, she picks up traces of a poison containing a very rare species of fern - stolen from her conservatory just last month.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Farcical!

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-03-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Lie by Moonlight

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Louise Jane Underwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    While investigating a suspicious death, private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells finds himself on the grounds of Aldwick Castle - and in the midst of utter chaos. The ramshackle castle is in flames - and a beautiful woman and four young girls are taking flight on horseback. It turns out that the strong-minded Miss Concordia Glade and her four bright students are on the run from a notorious London crime lord who'll stop at nothing to destroy them.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fake posh and poor pronunciation

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-11-18

    Regular price: £27.19

    • Wicked Widow

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The widow Madeline Deveridge is both admired and feared by high society. Devastatingly beautiful, she is rumored to have killed her wealthy husband. Artemis Hunt is a handsome gentleman who is also a master of secret arts. His concentration on his own affairs is shattered, however, when Madeline demands his help one fog-shrouded night. Brought together by a mutual bargain - and a ghost - their bond sparks an attraction that will be far more dangerous than either suspects.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining listen

    • By Avid reader on 06-02-15

    Regular price: £21.39

    • The Paid Companion

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    The Earl of St. Merryn needs a woman. His intentions are purely practical - he simply wants someone sensible and suitably lovely to pose as his betrothed for a few weeks among polite society. He has his own agenda to pursue, and a false fiancée will keep the husband-hunters at bay while he goes about his business. The simplest solution is to hire a paid companion. Finding the right candidate proves more of a challenge than he expected.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful introduction to Amanda Quick!

    • By Maria2702 on 27-08-15

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Affair

    • By: Amanda Quick
    • Narrated by: Nicolette McKenzie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Charlotte Arkendale knew all there was to know about men. After all, she'd made a career out of steering women away from untrustworthy members of the opposite sex. Yet nothing could have prepared her for Baxter St. Ives - an arresting stranger too dangerous to be her new man-of-affairs.

    Regular price: £17.79

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