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    • At the Existentialist Café

    • Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails
    • By: Sarah Bakewell
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    Paris, near the turn of 1933. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raymond Aron, who opens their eyes to a radical new way of thinking. Pointing to his drink, he says, 'You can make philosophy out of this cocktail!'

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Existentialism and Phenomenology

    • By Liz... Bristol on 01-01-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • I Found You

    • By: Lisa Jewell
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,730
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,593
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,590

    East Yorkshire: Single mum Alice Lake finds a man on the beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, no idea what he is doing there. Against her better judgement, she invites him in to her home. Surrey: 21-year-old Lily Monrose has only been married for three weeks. When her new husband fails to come home from work one night, she is left stranded in a new country where she knows no one. Then the police tell her that her husband never existed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful ,involving and moving l Antonia Beamish's narration outstanding.

    • By Susie on 28-03-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Girlfriend

    • By: Michelle Frances
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,603
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,444
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,442

    Laura has it all. A successful career, a long marriage to a rich husband, and a 23-year-old son, Daniel, who is kind, handsome and talented. Then Daniel meets Cherry. Cherry is young, beautiful and smart, but she hasn't had the same opportunities as Daniel. And she wants Laura's life. Cherry comes to the family wide-eyed and wants to be welcomed with open arms, but Laura suspects she's not all that she seems.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Most gripping book I have read in a while

    • By irene on 26-05-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • My Sweet Revenge

    • By: Jane Fallon
    • Narrated by: Jenny Funnell, Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 891
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 833
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 830

    Paula has had Robert's back since they got together as drama students. She gave up her dreams so he could make it. Now he's one of the nation's most popular actors. And Paula's just discovered he's having an affair. She's going to remind Robert just what he's sacrificing, and then she's going to break his heart like he broke hers. It will be her greatest acting role ever. Revenge is sweet. Isn't it?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Revenge is definitely sweet

    • By Sue R. on 08-09-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Strictly Between Us

    • By: Jane Fallon
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish, Genevieve Swallow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    Tamsin and her best friend, Michelle, have been inseparable since they were teenagers. Even now they spend all their time together, along with Patrick, Michelle's handsome husband. So when Tamsin hears a rumour that Patrick is having an affair, she is furious and plots a scheme to catch him in the act using her assistant, Bea, as live bait. It should be foolproof. After all, Tamsin can trust Bea with anything...or can she?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mediocre

    • By MK on 19-10-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Girl in the Ragged Shawl

    • The Children of the Workhouse, Book 1
    • By: Cathy Sharp
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Eliza was left as a small baby at the workhouse in Whitechapel, wrapped in her mother’s shawl, which is all she has of the mother she never knew. At 11 years old, she has survived sickness, near starvation and harsh beatings. Master Simpkins and his cruel daughter rule the workhouse with a rod of iron, but when Romany boy Joe arrives at the workhouse, his spirit and courage give Eliza hope. When she is sold into service, Eliza is relieved to be out of the workhouse and hopes her fortunes are changing for the better, but cruelty and unkindness are everywhere....

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Street Child

    • Collins Modern Classics
    • By: Berlie Doherty
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    An unforgettable tale of an orphan in Victorian London, based on the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found his famous children's homes. When his mother dies, Jim Jarvis is left all alone in London. He is sent to the workhouse but quickly escapes, choosing a hard life on the streets of the city over the confines of the workhouse walls. Struggling to survive, Jim finally finds some friends...only to be snatched away and made to work for the remorselessly cruel Grimy Nick, constantly guarded by his vicious dog, Snipe. Will Jim ever manage to be free?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History lesson

    • By Judy Lovelock on 20-07-18

    Regular price: £7.99

    • The Vanishing Point

    • By: Val McDermid
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 294
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 211

    Five-year-old Jimmy Higgins is brazenly snatched from the middle of a busy airport; but this is no ordinary kidnapping. Jimmy’s mother is Scarlett, a reality TV star who, dying of cancer, entrusted the boy to her friend Stephanie Harker. Now Stephanie, reaching into the past to discover the motive behind the abduction, soon encounters a shocking tale of murder and conspiracy, and is faced by the most difficult choice of her life.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dissapointment!

    • By Mary on 22-08-14

    Regular price: £17.39

    • Christmas for One

    • By: Amanda Prowse
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Single mother Meg is determined to give her four year old son a Christmas he'll never forget. As a child in foster care, Meg always dreamed of her perfect Christmas, now she can finally make it come true. But a chance meeting with a handsome stranger in New York unravels everything she's planned. Will Meg finally get the Christmas she deserves? Or will she be alone this Christmas after all?

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Silent Lies

    • By: Kathryn Croft
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish, Rosie Jones
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 461
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 426
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 426

    Mia Hamilton lived the perfect life with her husband, university teacher Zach, and their two-year-old daughter. But everything changed when Zach committed suicide on the same night one of his students vanished. Five years later, just when Mia is beginning to heal, stranger Alison walks into her life, saying her husband didn't kill himself. Fragile, slight Alison leads Mia on a path into Zach's past, and Mia begins to think she never really knew her own husband.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Started out well .....

    • By Kate on 07-12-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Death Message

    • London Series
    • By: Kate London
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    It's 1987. One morning, 15-year-old Tania Mills kisses her mother, walks out of her front door and disappears. In 2014, when a new lead comes in for Tania's case, DS Sarah Collins is asked to investigate. PC Lizzie Griffiths, the subject of Collins' last investigation, is back on the job and working at a domestic violence unit. When a quirk of fate brings Lizzie and Collins back into contact, each must try to reconcile the claims of the past with the demands of the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An unexpected pleasure!

    • By Ann D on 07-05-18

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Cross Her Heart

    • By: Sarah Pinborough
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    The explosive follow-up from Sarah Pinborough, author of the number one Sunday Times best seller Behind Her Eyes. ‘Cross my heart and hope to die...’ Promises last only if you trust each other, but what if one of you is hiding something? A secret no one could ever guess. Someone is living a lie. Is it Lisa? Maybe it’s her daughter, Ava. Or could it be her best friend, Marilyn?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No one does twisty like Sarah Pinborough

    • By Beccameriel on 29-05-18

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Little Black Lies

    • By: Sharon Bolton
    • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis, Kenny Blyth, Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403

    Admittedly, it wasn't murder. A moment's carelessness, a tragic accident - and two children are dead. Yours. Living in a small island community, you can't escape the woman who destroyed your life. Each chance encounter is an agonizing reminder of what you've lost - your family, your future, your sanity. How long before revenge becomes irresistible? With no reason to go on living, why shouldn't you turn your darkest thoughts into deeds?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Omg best story ever read . Depressing at times tears towards the end then one hell of a twist Boom

    • By Miss on 12-08-15

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth

    • By: Paula Byrne
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The remarkable life of the vivacious, clever - and forgotten - Kennedy sister who charmed the English aristocracy and was almost erased from her family history. When Kathleen Kennedy sailed to England after her father had been appointed ambassador to Great Britain in 1938, her wit, aloofness and sexual charisma at once became the source of endless fascination for the British public.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Miss MJS on 29-06-17

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Second Child

    • By: Caroline Bond
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Why do you love your child? Is it because they're a straight A student, a talented footballer? Or is it simply because they're yours? Sarah and Phil love both their children, James and Lauren. The couple have the same hopes and aspirations as any parent. But their expectations are shattered when they discover that their perfect baby daughter has been born with a flaw: a tiny but life-changing glitch that is destined to shape her future, and theirs, irrevocably.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable

    • By Saffy on 21-06-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Unexploded

    • By: Alison MacLeod
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Brighton, May 1940. A time of tension and change. Geoffrey Beaumont becomes Superintendent of the enemy alien camp on the edge of town, his son Philip is gripped by the rumour that Hitler will make Brighton his English HQ, and his wife Evelyn meets Otto Gottlieb, a 'degenerate' German-Jewish painter imprisoned in the camp. As love collides with fear, the power of art with the forces of war, the lives of Evelyn, Otto, and Geoffrey are changed irrevocably.

    Regular price: £20.89

    • A Minor Indiscretion

    • By: Carole Matthews
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Ali Kingston is happily married with three children. She isn't the type to have her head turned - but then it isn't every day that a gorgeous younger man falls at her feet. When Ed, Ali's husband, finds out that she's spent time with another man, he's sure there's more to it than just a minor indiscretion - so in a moment of madness, he kicks Ali out of the house. Their family and friends do all they can to help Ali and Ed reconcile, but nothing seems to work. And then fate intervenes....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Embrace of Pain

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: Ian St Martin
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Antonia Beamish, Robin Bowerman, and others
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    While voyaging through the depths of the warp, the infamous blademaster Lucius the Eternal is challenged by a servant of another god - a champion of the old Death Guard Legion, no less. Keen to remain dominant over his preening and ambitious rivals in the Cohors Nasicae, Lucius takes up his sword without a second thought...but could an unfeeling daemonhost of Nurgle, or the voices inside his own head, be the undoing of his Slaaneshi curse?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lucius the Eternal

    • By John on 27-05-18

    Regular price: £2.99

    • The Little Runaways

    • Children's Home, Book 2
    • By: Cathy Sharp
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    A gritty drama that will appeal to fans of The Throwaway Children and authors Nadine Dorries and Kitty Neale. When little Terry and Nancy arrive at the door of St Saviour's Children's Home, they seem shell-shocked after being orphaned in the fire that killed their parents. Terry is terribly damaged by his experiences, though the concerned staff, especially Angela Morton, suspect that there is something more sinister behind his disturbing behaviour.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not impressed with the narrator

    • By densy on 01-02-17

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Daisy in Chains

    • By: Sharon Bolton
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    Famous killers have fan clubs. Hamish Wolfe is no different. Locked up for the rest of his life for the abduction and murder of three young women, he gets countless adoring letters every day. He's handsome, charismatic and very persuasive. His admirers are convinced he's innocent and that he's the man of their dreams. Who would join such a club?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing from the start.

    • By Susan A. on 19-07-16

    Regular price: £19.99

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