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    • The Conquest

    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 20 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When a comet appears in the sky over England in 1066, Ailith, a young Saxon wife, feels sure that it can only bode well. Yet within a year, Ailith's joy turns to heartache as her husband and her child are taken from her and the conquering Normans advance. Ailith's grief turns to love for a brief period with a handsome Norman invader. She bears him one daughter, but in the aftermath of the Battle of Hastings she discovers a betrayal she cannot forgive....

    Regular price: £26.59

    • Sleeper's Castle

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 19 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    Hay-on-Wye, 1400. War is brewing in the Welsh borders. Catrin is on the brink of womanhood and falling in love for the first time. Her father is a soothsayer playing a dangerous game, playing on the mixed loyalties and furious rivalries between Welsh princes and English lords. For 200 years the Welsh people have lain under the English yoke, dreaming of independence. And finally it looks as though the charismatic Owain Glyndwr may be the man legend talks of.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Storytelling at its very best.

    • By TR on 23-09-16

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Monsoon Summer

    • By: Julia Gregson
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Oxfordshire, 1947. Exhausted by the war and nursing a tragic secret, Kit Smallwood flees to Wickam Farm to recuperate. There she throws herself into helping set up a charity sending midwives to India. Then Kit meets Anto, a handsome, complicated but charming trainee doctor nearing the end of his English education, and she falls utterly in love. But when Anto informs his family that he is to return home with an English bride, his parents are appalled.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • News reader

    • By Amazon Customer on 26-11-18

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Woman in the Shadows

    • By: Carol McGrath
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When beautiful cloth merchant's daughter Elizabeth Williams is widowed at the age of 22, she is determined to succeed in the business she has learned from her father. But many are opposed to a woman making her own way in the world, and Elizabeth could have powerful enemies - enemies who know the truth about her late husband. Then Elizabeth meets kindly, ambitious merchant turned lawyer Thomas Cromwell.

    Regular price: £23.49

    • If You Go Away

    • By: Adele Parks
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Glamorous debutantes, heartbreak and discovering just what is worth fighting for in the new historical novel from Sunday Times best seller Adele Parks. It's1914. Vivian, a young, impassioned debutante is hurried into a pedestrian marriage to cover a scandal. War breaks out on her wedding day - domestically and across Europe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The horror of war.

    • By Chrissie on 09-05-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bitter

    • By: Francesca Jakobi
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    It's 1969, and the summer of love still lingers in London, but Gilda is haunted by her wartime past. She walked out on her son, Reuben, when he was just a boy and fears he'll never forgive her. When he marries a small, blonde gentile, she takes it as the ultimate rejection. Her cold, distant son seems transformed by love. What does his new wife have that she doesn't? As Gilda's obsession builds, she starts to follow her daughter-in-law, copies her hairstyle and breaks into the newlyweds' home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving, poignant and beautifully written

    • By Mrs A Spicer on 11-03-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Les Parisiennes

    • How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s
    • By: Anne Sebba
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris during the years 1939 to 1949? These were years of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation and secrets until, finally, there was renewal and retribution. Even at the darkest moments, dogs and cats might be abandoned howling on the street, the swastika flew from the Eiffel Tower and danger lurked on every corner, but glamour was ever present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting reading

    • By Esther Loftus Gough on 02-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Hourglass

    • By: Tracy Rees
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens, Imogen Church
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    It's 2014. Sensible Nora has always taken success for granted until suddenly her life begins to fall apart. Troubled by anxiety and nightmares, she finds herself drawn to the sweeping beaches of Tenby, a place she's been only once before. Together with a local girl, she rents a beautiful townhouse and slowly begins to settle in to her new life. But Tenby hides a secret, and Nora will soon discover that this little town by the sea has the power to heal even the most painful memories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent read from Tracy Rees!

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-07-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Crown of Blood

    • The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey
    • By: Nicola Tallis
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    'Good people, I am come hither to die and by a law I am condemned to the same.' These were the words uttered by 17-year-old Lady Jane Grey as she stood on the scaffold on a cold February morning in 1554. Forced on to the throne by power players at court, Queen Jane reigned for just 13 days before being imprisoned in the tower, condemned for high treason and executed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing and well read episode of Tudor history.

    • By Heisenberg on 02-10-17

    Regular price: £34.39

    • Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe

    • By: Deborah Cadbury
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Queen Victoria had over 30 surviving grandchildren, and to maintain and increase power in Europe, she hoped to manoeuvre them into dynastic marriages. Yet they often had plans of their own, and her matchmaking was further complicated by tumultuous international upheavals. Queen Victoria's Matchmaking travels through the glittering, decadent palaces of Russia and Europe, weaving in scandals, political machinations and family tensions.

    Regular price: £35.09

    • The Dressmaker's Secret

    • By: Charlotte Betts
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Italy in 1819. Emilia Barton and her mother, Sarah, live a nomadic existence, travelling from town to town as itinerant dressmakers to escape their past. When they settle in the idyllic coastal town of Pesaro, Emilia desperately hopes that this time they have found a permanent home. But when Sarah is brutally attacked by an unknown assailant, a deathbed confession turns Emilia's world upside down. Seeking refuge as a dressmaker in the eccentric household of Princess Caroline of Brunswick, Emilia experiences her first taste of love with the charming Alessandro.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Innocent Secretary... Accidentally Pregnant

    • By: Carol Marinelli
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Plain Emma Stephenson might not look like a tycoon's glamorous assistant, but for Luca D'Amato - a playboy who likes to play - breaking through her no-nonsense attitude is his favourite new game. Sensible Emma thought all they'd be sharing was an office - not a bed! But she's learning fast what being Luca's personal assistant really means! Now he's standing there offering her a promotion - and she's trying to find the words to tell him she's pregnant!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dreadful title for a good book

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-04-17

    Regular price: £8.69

    • The 15 Essential Marketing Masterclasses for Your Small Business

    • By: Dee Blick
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Practical and proven masterclasses for simple and effective small business marketing. This straightforward, practical book cuts through the morass of marketing theory to reveal the practical steps that small businesses can take to achieve phenomenal marketing results. Presenting fifteen comprehensive masterclasses, marketing expert Dee Blick presents easy-to-understand and easy-to-implement strategies to increase sales, prevent marketing mistakes, and build the foundations of a customer-driven brand.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Bad Mother

    • By: Isabelle Grey
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
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      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Recently divorced, Tessa Parker runs a successful B&B in a seaside town. During a surprise visit from Australia, a long-lost aunt lets slip a family secret that unsettles her fragile world.In shock, and feeling betrayed by her whole family, Tessa confides in her ex-husband just as he reveals he has a new woman in his life. Struck unexpectedly by jealousy; balancing her own turmoil against the demands of parenting, Tessa tries to trace her birth father, with devastating results. Yet she fails to see how this is a crucial moment in her children's lives.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • irritating characters

    • By Freckles on 09-02-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Mum Never Did Learn to Knock

    • By: Cathy Hopkins
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A moving tale of laughter and loss from best-selling Cathy Hopkins. Emily and her dad have been on their own since her mum left. But Emily has a secret: she still sees her mum, and people are beginning to worry about her. Because Emily's mum isn't coming back.... But as her friendship with Mark starts to develop into something more, can Emily find the strength to start letting go?

    Regular price: £0.99

    • Elizabeth's Rival

    • The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester
    • By: Nicola Tallis
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Cousin to Elizabeth I - and possibly Henry VIII's illegitimate granddaughter - Lettice Knollys had a life of dizzying highs and pitiful lows. Entangled in a love triangle with Robert Dudley and Elizabeth I, banished from court, plagued by scandals, embroiled in treason, Lettice would lose a husband and son to the executioner's ax. In the first ever biography of this remarkable woman, Nicola Tallis takes us through her dramatic life and the grand sweep of the Tudor Age and the events that define it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Too many maybe and perhaps

    • By janice h. on 25-08-18

    Regular price: £22.09

    • Georgette Heyer's Regency World

    • By: Jennifer Kloester
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 15

    A best-selling novelist since 1921, Georgette Heyer is known across the world for her historical romances set in Regency England. This is the ultimate, definitive guide to Georgette Heyer's novels, her heroines, her villains and dashing heroes, the shops, clubs and towns they frequented, the parties and seasons they celebrated, how they ate, drank and dressed, socialised, shopped and drove. An utterly delightful and fun read, compelling in its historical detail, this is a must-hear for any Georgette Heyer fan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Social History

    • By Jeanette on 19-06-11

    Regular price: £32.99

    • First Lady

    • The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill
    • By: Sonia Purnell
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
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      5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Without Churchill's inspiring leadership, Britain could not have survived its darkest hour and repelled the Nazi menace. Without his wife, Clementine, however, he might never have become Prime Minister. By his own admission, the Second World War would have been 'impossible without her'. Clementine was Winston's emotional rock and his most trusted confidante. Yet her ability to charm Britain's allies and her humanitarian efforts on the home front earned her deep respect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good read (listen)

    • By Edward on 11-09-16

    Regular price: £39.29

    • Crossbones Yard

    • By: Kate Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
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      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    In this brilliant debut, a psychologist finds herself drawn into the dark world of a serial killer - who may be closer than she thinks.... Ray and Marie Benson killed 13 women before they were caught, tried and imprisoned. Five of their victims were never found. Six years later psychologist Alice Quentin discovers a woman's body on the waste ground at Crossbones Yard. The wounds are horrifyingly similar to the Bensons' signature style.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Voyager on 09-08-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The English Agent

    • By: Clare Harvey
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    From the best-selling author of The Gunner Girl - how far will two women go to survive WWII? Having suffered a traumatic experience in the Blitz, Edie feels utterly disillusioned with life in wartime London. The chance to work with the Secret Operations Executive (SOE) helping the resistance in Paris offers a fresh start. Codenamed ‘Yvette’, she’s parachuted into France and met by the two other members of her SOE cell. Whom can she trust? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By mrs a j harding on 24-09-18

    Regular price: £14.39

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