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    • The Summer Without You

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Rowena Tipton isn't looking for a new life, just a new adventure, something to while away the months as her long-term boyfriend presses pause on their relationship before they become engaged. But when a chance encounter at a New York wedding leads to an audition for a coveted house share in The Hamptons - Manhattan's elite beach scene - suddenly a new life is exactly what she's got. Stretching before her is a summer with three eclectic housemates, long days on white-sand ocean beaches and parties....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful Summer

    • By suet on 30-10-17

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Greek Escape

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Jo Woodcock
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Running from heartbreak, Chloe Marston leaves her old life in London for a fresh start in New York. Working at a luxury concierge company, she makes other people’s lives run perfectly, even if her own has ground to a halt. But a terrible accident forces her to step into a new role, up close and personal with the company’s most esteemed and powerful clients. Charismatic Joe Lincoln is one of them, and his every wish is her command, so when he asks her to find him a secluded holiday home in the Greek Islands, she sets about sourcing the perfect retreat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By angiev on 13-11-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Christmas at Claridge's

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    'This was where her dreams drifted to if she didn't blot her nights out with drink; this was where her thoughts settled if she didn't fill her days with chat. She remembered this tiny, remote foreign village on a molecular level and the sight of it soaked into her like water into sand, because this was where her old life had ended and her new one had begun.'

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't stop listening

    • By Stewart G. on 23-11-17

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Summer at Tiffany's

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Cassie loves Henry. Henry loves Cassie. With a Tiffany ring on her finger, all that Cassie has left to do is plan the wedding. It should be so simple, but when Henry pushes for a date, Cassie pulls back. Henry's wild, young cousin, Gem, has no such hesitations and is racing to the aisle at a sprint, determined to marry in the Cornish church where her parents were wed. But the family is set against it, and Cassie resolves to stop the wedding from going ahead.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • errors

    • By Mrs U on 23-12-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Christmas in the Snow

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    In London, the snow is falling and Christmas is just around the corner - but Allegra Fisher barely has time to notice. She's pitching for the biggest deal of her career and can't afford to fail. And when she meets attractive stranger Sam Kemp on the plane to the meeting, she can't afford to lose her focus either. She learned to shut off her emotions long ago and only her sister and best friend Isobel knows why. But when Allegra finds herself up against Sam for the bid, their passion quickly turns sour.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I couldn’t put it down.

    • By Gerribean on 09-12-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Rome Affair

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    It's 1974, and Elena Damiani lives a gilded life. Born to wealth and a noted beauty, no door is closed to her, no man can resist her. At 26 she is already onto her third husband when she meets her love match. But he is the one man she can never have, and all the beauty and money in the world can't change it. It's 2017, and Francesca Hackett is living la dolce vita in Rome, leading tourist groups around the Eternal City and forgetting the ghosts she left behind in London.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing and entertaining

    • By rebeccah prince on 22-01-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Players

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Tor, Cress and Kate have been best friends for as long as they can remember. Through all the challenges of marriage, raising children and maintaining their high-flying careers, they have stuck together as a powerful and loyal force to be reckoned with - living proof that 21st-century women can have it all, and do. It is only when the captivating Harry comes into their lives that things begin to get complicated, as Tor, Cress and Kate are drawn into Harry's dangerous games....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It!

    • By Lynne Burton on 14-04-17

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Paris Secret

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Somewhere along the cobbled streets of Paris, an apartment lies thick with dust and secrets: full of priceless artworks hidden away for decades. High-flying fine art agent Flora from London, more comfortable with the tension of a million-pound auction than a cosy candlelit dinner for two, is called in to assess these suddenly discovered treasures. As an expert in her field, she must trace the history of each painting and discover who has concealed them for so long.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Lyn Chrimes on 23-08-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Prima Donna

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Pia Soto is the sexy and glamorous prima ballerina, the Brazilian bombshell who's shaking up the ballet world with her outrageous behaviour. She's wild and precocious, and she's a survivor. But ruthless financier Will Silk has Pia in his sights, and has other ideas...Sophie O'Farrell is Pia's hapless, gawky assistant, the girl-next-door to Pia's Prima Donna. When a devastating accident threatens to cut short Pia's illustrious career, Sophie has to step out of the shadows and face up to the demons in her own life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A stunning story!

    • By Agnieszka Bania on 18-10-17

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Christmas Secret

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Laura Main
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 109

    Alex Hyde is executive coach par excellence. She's the person the great and the good turn to when the pressure gets too much; she can change the way they think and how they operate. Her waiting list is months long, but even she can't turn down the unorthodox but highly lucrative crisis call that comes her way a few weeks before Christmas, regarding the troublesome - and troubled - head of an esteemed whisky company in Scotland: Lochlan Farquhar, a maverick, an enigma and a renegade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Story

    • By S Day on 12-12-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Christmas Under the Stars

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    A gripping, festive novel, Christmas Under the Stars by Karen Swan reveals the devastating power of secrets. Worlds apart. A love without limit. In the snow-topped mountains of the Canadian Rockies, Meg and Mitch are living their dream. Just weeks away from their wedding, they work and play with Tuck and Lucy, their closest and oldest friends. Meg and Lucy are as close as sisters - much to Meg's sister's dismay - and Tuck and Mitch have successfully turned their passion for snowboarding into a booming business.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Heavy going for Christmas

    • By Aliese on 24-12-16

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Perfect Present

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 62

    Haunted by a past she can't escape, Laura Cunningham desires nothing more than to keep her world small and precise - her quiet relationship and growing jewellery business are all she needs to get by. Until the day when Rob Blake walks into her studio and commissions a necklace that will tell his enigmatic wife Cat's life in charms.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A different book by Swan

    • By C M Kelly on 09-02-19

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Christmas at Tiffany's

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Cassie settled down too young, marrying her first serious boyfriend. Now, 10 years later, she is betrayed and broken. With her marriage in tatters and no career or home of her own, she needs to work out where she belongs in the world and who she really is. So begins a yearlong trial as Cassie leaves her sheltered life in rural Scotland to stay with each of her best friends in the most glamorous cities in the world: New York, Paris and London.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best To Date!

    • By Barbara Benbow-Wright (Consignment) on 16-11-17

    Regular price: £25.99

    • The Christmas Lights

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    December 2018, and free-spirited Influencers Bo Loxley and her partner, Zac, are living a life of wanderlust, travelling the globe and sharing their adventures with their millions of fans. Booked to spend Christmas in the Norwegian fjords, they set up home in a remote farm owned by enigmatic mountain guide Anders and his fierce grandmother, Signy. Surrounded by snowy peaks and frozen falls, everything should be perfect. But the camera can lie, and with every new post, the ‘perfect’ life Zac and Bo are portraying is diverging from the truth.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very slow and predictable

    • By Mercedes Ledwith on 19-11-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Christmas on Primrose Hill

    • By: Karen Swan
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    From the internationally best-selling author of Christmas in the Snow comes another spellbindingly beautiful story for winter. Christmas on Primrose Hill is a spellbinding, emotional and romantic tale from the best-selling author of Christmas at Tiffany's, Karen Swan. On Primrose Hill... Twinkling lights brighten London's Primrose Hill as Christmas nears - but for Nettie Watson, it's not parties and presents that she wants.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great booj

    • By Rosalyn on 21-12-15

    Regular price: £24.99