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    • Miss Mary's Daughter

    • By: Diney Costeloe
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    After her mother's death, 20-year-old Sophie Ross is left orphaned, with only her erstwhile nursemaid and faithful friend, Hannah, for company. Penniless and with little chance of an income, she looks for work as a governess in London to avoid destitution. But unbeknownst to Sophie, her mother instructed Hannah to post a letter to Trescadinnick House in Cornwall upon her death. The letter will be the catalyst that changes Sophie's life forever as she learns of her mother's doomed romance and family she left behind in Cornwall.  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • disappointing

    • By jackie2735 on 28-06-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Olive Garden Choir

    • By: Leah Fleming
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On the beautiful island of Santaniki, close to Crete, it's not all white sands and sunshine. When retired bookseller Ariadne Blunt suggests the English residents form a choir, there are groans of resistance. After a little persuasion, the group gather in Ariadne's olive garden to rehearse, but each member of this choir has their own anxieties and secrets. Ariadne's partner, Hebe, is in failing health. Clive struggles to accept the loss of his wife while Della, the Pilates teacher, drinks too much and Chloe, Queen Bee of the village society, faces a family dilemma. 

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Her Father's Daughter

    • By: Beezy Marsh
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Annie marries Harry after years of heartache in a London slum she believes she's found her happy ever after. But the horrors of the Blitz soon threaten everything they hold dear. The terrible sights Harry witnesses as an air raid warden bring back traumatic memories of his time during the First World War. Suddenly Annie finds herself struggling to cope not only with life in wartime and two little children, but also with a husband who seems like a stranger.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • A Practical Guide to CBT for Work

    • Practical Guide Series
    • By: Gill Garratt
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Maximise your happiness in the workplace. Stop negative thinking and tackle your problems at work using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Learn to control anger and frustration, reduce workplace anxiety and take control of your work-life balance by introducing CBT’s insights into your working day. Full of real-life examples and useful exercises, this practical guide will help you to replace feelings of inadequacy and a lack of motivation with new ways of thinking, to help you work better with others and make you happier and more effective in the workplace.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • An Echo of Murder

    • William Monk Mystery, Book 23
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    London, 1870: The body of a Hungarian immigrant is found dead in what appears to be a ritualistic killing, with a bayonet through his heart, his fingers broken and his body surrounded by 17 blood-dipped candles. At first Commander William Monk of the Thames River Police suspects the killer is from within the community, but when another murder takes place, Monk fears the immigrants are being targeted by an outsider.... Meanwhile, Hester is reunited with a doctor who had been left for dead on a Crimean battlefield.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Far From Her Best

    • By Stewart Webb on 04-09-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Trickster

    • By: Sam Michaels
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Georgina Garrett was born to be ruthless and she's about to earn her reputation. As World War One is announced a baby girl is born. Little do people know that she's going to grow up to rule the streets of Battersea. From a family steeped in poverty the only way to survive is with street smarts. With a father who steals for a living, a grandmother who's a woman of the night and a mother long dead, Georgina was never in for an easy life.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Ragged Urchin

    • Rags to Riches, Book 1
    • By: Lynette Rees
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Orphaned at the age of 10, Archie Ledbetter is forced to live with his uncle in his very grand house. Uncle Walter seems emotionless, exhibiting little feeling towards the young lad. If it wasn't for some of the staff at Huntington Hall, Archie's life would be a complete misery. There's a dark secret that Cook hints at as to why Archie's mother left her lavish lifestyle behind and ended up settling in the East End of London, scraping a living selling cakes and confectionery from the back of a barrow in the marketplace. Archie's never known his father and wonders who he is. 

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Blind Justice

    • William Monk Mystery, Book 19
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      3 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Anne Perry's Inspector William Monk: in search of justice, he will not stop until he has found the truth...Oliver Rathbone, William Monk's close friend, has presided brilliantly over his first cases as a judge. But the next will bring a far greater challenge. Abel Taft, a charismatic minister adored by his congregation, stands accused of terrible corruption and fraud which has ruined the lives of those he's betrayed.In court, each victim affirms Taft's guilt, but when the defence's star witness tears their stories apart, the case seems lost.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Story but......

    • By Ann in Durham on 25-03-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Midnight at Marble Arch

    • Thomas Pitt Mystery, Book 28
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    It is 1896, and Thomas Pitt is in charge of Special Branch. He is beginning to understand the power he now commands, but is still ill at ease at the glittering events he and his wife, Charlotte, must attend. During a lavish party at the Spanish Embassy, a policeman breaks into Pitt's conversation with investor Rawdon Quixwood to break the terrible news that Quixwood's wife, Catherine, has been viciously assaulted at their home, and left for dead. Worse still, it appears that the assailant was someone she had trusted, as she opened the door to the attacker herself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • very poor recording

    • By Frances on 07-05-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Blood on the Water

    • William Monk, Book 20
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The new historical thriller featuring William Monk from The New York Times best-selling author. London, 1856: A deadly act of terror on the Thames leads William Monk into a treacherous world where the powerful seek to buy justice, and no one is safe. It is a time of progress, with the Empire's interests expanding and the Suez Canal nearing completion. Many people stand to gain - and to lose - as the world rapidly changes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting moral dilemmas, not enough twists

    • By mrs on 13-07-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Murder on the Serpentine

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    London, 1899: Head of Special Branch Commander Thomas Pitt is summoned to Buckingham Palace. In the twilight of her years, Queen Victoria is all too aware that the Prince of Wales will soon inherit her empire and must be beyond reproach. She tells Pitt she tasked her close friend and confidant, John Halberd, with investigating the Prince's friends, specifically Alan Kendrick, a wealthy playboy and betting man, but before he could report back Halberd was found dead in a rowing boat on the Serpentine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incomparable

    • By Arcticangel. on 27-10-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Death on Blackheath

    • Charlotte and Thomas Pitt, Book 29
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The 29th novel in Anne Perry's highly acclaimed crime series featuring Inspector Thomas PittGreenwich,1897. A macabre scene is discovered outside a house on Shooters Hill. There has been a vicious fight, and amid the bloodstains are locks of long auburn hair. Thomas Pitt, head of Special Branch, is called: this is the home of Dudley Kynaston, a minister with access to some of the government's most dangerous secrets, and any inquiry must be handled with utmost discretion.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A reasonable plot ruined by a dreadful narrator

    • By Flint on 25-01-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Corridors of the Night

    • William Monk Book 21
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The 21st exceptional historical thriller featuring William and Hester Monk, from the master of Victorian crime. One night, in a corridor of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich, nurse Hester Monk is approached by a terrified girl. She's from a hidden ward of children, all subject to frequent bloodletting, and her brother is dying. While William Monk's River Police fight to keep London safe from gunrunners, Hester takes on a new role at the hospital, helping to administer a secretive new treatment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By Susan W. on 20-05-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Angel Court Affair

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The 30th novel in the popular series from the master of Victorian crime, featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt along with favourite characters Vespasia and Narraway. When Commander Thomas Pitt is ordered to protect a young woman visiting London from Spain, he cannot see why this is a job for Special Branch. When she disappears in the dead of night from Angel Court, however, he is faced with a dangerous mystery. Sofia preached new, and some say blasphemous, religious ideals, and her life had been threatened.

    Regular price: £19.99