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    • The Disappearance

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    From the best-selling author of The Legacy comes an unforgettable novel exploring guilt, love and confronting the truth. April, 1942. Amid the chaos of a night of bombing in Bath, six-year-old Davy Noyle goes missing. Frances Parry, looking after him at the time, is tortured by guilt and refuses to believe that he's dead. As quiet falls and the dust begins to settle on the damaged city, a body is found. But it's the body of a little girl, Frances' best friend, Wyn, who has been missing for over 20 years.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Hiding Places

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
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      4 out of 5 stars 119

    Wiltshire, 1922. Fifteen-year old Pudding Cartwright has begun the career she always wanted, as 'girl groom' to the Hadleigh family's horses at Manor Farm. Irene Hadleigh is struggling to adjust to her new life in sleepy Slaughterford, having married Alistair to escape a scandal in London. At a loss to occupy herself, Irene sets about restyling Manor Farm, and during the work the chance finding of a strange object hidden away in the house for years will change everything.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great twists

    • By Miss G Thomas on 22-05-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Night Falling

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 16 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Puglia, 1921. Leandro Cardetta, born into poverty, emigrated to America to make his fortune and has returned home to southern Italy a rich man, accompanied by his glamorous wife, Marcie, an ex-showgirl fighting middle age. Now Leandro has money enough to hire renowned English architect, Boyd Kinsgley, to renovate a crumbling palazzo into an Art Deco statement of wealth, and host Boyd's teenage son and his diffident young second wife, Clare, for one extraordinary summer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-02-15

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Unseen

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Clare Wille
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 127
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
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      4 out of 5 stars 68

    England, 1911. Reverend Albert Canning, a vicar with a passion for spiritualism - and his naive wife, Hester - led a happy existence in the sleepy parish of Cold Ash Holt, Berkshire. As summer dawns, their quiet lives are changed forever by two new arrivals. First comes Cat, the new maid; a free-spirited and disaffected young woman sent down from London after entanglements with the suffragette movement and with the law.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply magnificent!

    • By Adele on 21-12-12

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Misbegotten

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline King
    • Length: 17 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Bath, 1821: Rachel Crofton escapes her unhappy employment as a governess by marrying a self-made businessman. But her new life soon takes an unexpected turn. Reclusive Jonathan Alleyn is a man tormented by the disappearance of his childhood sweetheart, Alice. Starling, foundling child and now servant, is convinced that Alice, the woman she loved as a sister, was stolen from her. Did Alice run away? Or did something altogether more sinister occur? As Starling tries to expose the lies behind Bath's immaculate facades, others want only to forget, and will go to extreme lengths to do so.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Jobbins on 07-10-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Legacy

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Clare Wille
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
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      4 out of 5 stars 133

    In the bitter winter of 2009, following the death of their grandmother, Erica Calcott and her sister Beth return to Storton Manor, a grand and imposing Wiltshire house where they spent their summer holidays as children. When Erica begins to sort through her grandmother's belongings, she is flooded with memories of her childhood - and of her cousin, Henry, whose disappearance from the manor tore the family apart. Erica sets out to discover what happened to Henry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent writing, story, and narrating

    • By Mrs on 02-02-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The English Girl

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Joan Seabrook, a fledgling archaeologist, has fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit Arabia by travelling from England to the ancient city of Muscat with her fiancé, Rory. Desperate to escape the pain of a personal tragedy, she longs to explore the desert fort of Jabrin and unearth the treasures it is said to conceal. But Oman is a land lost in time - hard, secretive and in the midst of a violent upheaval - and gaining permission to explore Jabrin could prove impossible.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Kiri Thomas on 31-12-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Half Forgotten Song

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline King
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      4 out of 5 stars 60

    England, 1937. In the village of Blacknowle on the Dorset coast, 14-year-old Mitzy Hatcher has endured a wild and lonely upbringing. Shunned by her neighbours, the arrival of renowned artist Charles Aubrey - along with his exotic mistress and their daughters - is like a breath of fresh air. As Charles's muse, Mitzy develops a deep and abiding bond with the Aubrey household over the course of the following three summers. Gradually, Mitzy begins to perceive a future she had never thought possible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • really engrossing

    • By helen on 05-10-12

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Italienische Nächte

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach, Sascha Rotermund
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
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    Clare folgt ihrem Mann, als sie 1921 von England in die Hitze Apuliens reist. Boyd arbeitet dort als Architekt für den reichen Grundbesitzer Leandro Cardetta, und möchte, dass Clare den Sommer bei ihm verbringt. Doch Boyd empfängt sie abweisend und scheint etwas zu verbergen. Auf sich allein gestellt erkundet Clare die fremde Umgebung und lernt dabei Ettore kennen, den Neffen des Grundbesitzers. Clare fühlt sich unbändig zu ihm hingezogen - zu einer Welt, in die sie nicht gehört und die droht, für beide zum Verhängnis zu werden.

    Regular price: £12.09

    • Das fremde Mädchen

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bath, 1821. Die prächtigen Häuser von Landsdown Crescent thronen über der englischen Stadt - hier stellt sich Rachel als Gesellschafterin vor und begegnet dem zurückgezogenen Jonathan zum ersten Mal. Obwohl ihn dunkle Erinnerungen zu quälen scheinen, zieht er sie in seinen Bann. Einst verlor er seine große Liebe Alice unter mysteriösen Umständen. Welches Geheimnis verbindet Rachel mit jener jungen Frau, die so plötzlich verschwand und der sie aufs Haar gleicht?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tolles Buch!

    • By J. Taylor on 16-04-15

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Gemmesteder

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Maria Garde
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    England 1922. Da en grusom forbrydelse finder sted i den idylliske landsby Slaughterford, sender det rystelser gennem det lille samfund, som forandrer byen og menneskene i den for altid. Hos den velhavende Hadleigh-familie på Manor Farm arbejder den 15-årige landsbypige Pudding Cartwright i hestestalden.

    Regular price: £27.19

    • Die Frauen am Fluss

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
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    England, 1922. Zunächst stellt die Ankunft einer Fremden die Idylle und Ordnung des kleinen Dorfes Slaughterford in Wiltshire auf eine harte Probe. Kurz darauf geschieht ein Mord. Verdächtigt wird ein Kriegsheimkehrer, doch zwei Frauen glauben an seine Unschuld. Eine Spurensuche führt das ungleiche Paar in die angrenzenden tiefen Wälder und zu einer Liebe, die unschuldig begann und mehrere Bewohner des Dorfes voller Schuld zurückließ.

    Regular price: £12.69

    • The Unseen

    • A Novel
    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Clare Wille
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A vicar with a passion for nature, the Reverend Albert Canning leads a happy existence with his naive wife, Hester, in their sleepy Berkshire village in the year 1911. But as the English summer dawns, the Cannings' lives are forever changed by two new arrivals: Cat, their new maid, a disaffected, free-spirited young woman sent down from London after entanglements with the law; and Robin Durrant, a leading expert in the occult, enticed by tales of elemental beings in the water meadows nearby.

    Regular price: £29.29

    • The Legacy

    • A Novel
    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Clare Wille
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When they were children, Erica Calcott and her sister, Beth, spent their summer holidays at Storton Manor. Now, following the death of their grandmother, they have returned to the grand, imposing house in Wiltshire, England. Unable to stem the tide of childhood memories that arise as she sorts through her grandmother's belongings, Erica thinks back to the summer her cousin Henry vanished mysteriously from the estate, an event that tore their family to pieces. It is time, she believes, to lay the past to rest.

    Regular price: £29.29

    • Das Versprechen der Wüste

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach, Gabriele Blum
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
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    Die Archäologin Joan Seabrook ist fasziniert von der arabischen Welt und begleitet ihren Verlobten in den Oman. Doch das Land befindet sich im Krieg und die ersehnten Erkundungen der Wüste scheinen unmöglich. Dann lernt sie die Entdeckerin Maude Vickery kennen. Die Geschichten der berühmten Dame beeindrucken Joan und ziehen sie in die Geheimnisse des Landes hinein. Bis sie ein Versprechen gibt, das sie für immer verändert.

    Regular price: £12.09

    • Das verborgene Lied

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
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    In einem einsamen Cottage auf den Klippen von Dorset lebt die betagte Dimity Hatcher. Ihre Vergangenheit und ihr Gewissen belastet eine Tat aus Liebe und Eifersucht, deren tragische Konsequenzen eine ganze Familie zerstörten. Über siebzig Jahre bleibt ihre Schuld unentdeckt, bis eines Tages ein junger Mann vor ihrer Tür steht, der nach und nach der verheerenden Wahrheit auf die Spur kommt.

    Regular price: £8.69

    • Das Haus der vergessenen Träume

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
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    Die Journalistin Leah Hickson stößt auf geheimnisvolle Briefe. Ihre Spurensuche führt sie ins England des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts...

    Regular price: £9.49

    • Das geheime Vermächtnis

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
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    Nach dem Tod ihrer Großmutter erben die Schwestern Erica und Beth das Gut Storton Manor im englischen Wiltshire...

    Regular price: £8.69

    • Das verborgene Lied

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In einem einsamen Cottage auf den Klippen von Dorset lebt die betagte Dimity Hatcher. Ihre Vergangenheit und ihr Gewissen belastet eine Tat aus Liebe und Eifersucht, deren tragische Konsequenzen eine ganze Familie zerstörten. Über siebzig Jahre bleibt ihre Schuld unentdeckt, bis eines Tages ein junger Mann vor ihrer Tür steht, der nach und nach der verheerenden Wahrheit auf die Spur kommt.

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Das Haus der vergessenen Träume

    • By: Katherine Webb
    • Narrated by: Anna Thalbach
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
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    Die Journalistin Leah Hickson stößt auf geheimnisvolle Briefe. Ihre Spurensuche führt sie ins England des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts zurück...

    Regular price: £21.69

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