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    • The Silent Companions

    • By: Laura Purcell
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 490
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 456
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 457

    Inspired by the work of Shirley Jackson and Susan Hill and set in a crumbling country mansion, The Silent Companions is an unsettling Victorian gothic ghost story that will send a shiver down the spine.... Newly married, newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband's crumbling country estate, The Bridge. With her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie only has her husband's awkward cousin for company. Or so she thinks.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eerie and fabulous

    • By Caz on 24-03-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Meet Cordelia Gray: 22, tough, intelligent, and now sole inheritor of the Pryde Detective Agency. Her first assignment finds her hired by Sir Ronald Callender to investigate the death of his son Mark, a young Cambridge student found hanged in mysterious circumstances. Required to delve into the hidden secrets of the Callender family, Cordelia soon realizes it is not a case of suicide, and that the truth is entirely more sinister.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW

    • By peregrine on 09-12-14

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Escape

    • By: C. L. Taylor
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift, she says yes, then swiftly wishes she hadn't. The stranger knows Jo's name; she knows her husband, Max, and she's got a glove belonging to Jo's two-year-old daughter, Elise. What begins with a subtle threat swiftly turns into a nightmare as the police, social services and even Jo's own husband turn against her. No one believes that Elise is in danger. But Jo knows there's only one way to keep her child safe - run.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another cracker from C L Taylor

    • By Sophie on 16-05-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Summer Queen

    • Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    Eleanor of Aquitaine's story is legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, best-selling novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before. Young, vibrant, privileged, Eleanor's future is golden as the heiress to wealthy Aquitaine. But when her beloved father dies suddenly in the summer of 1137, her childhood ends abruptly. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written & a joy to listen to.

    • By Diane on 26-07-13

    Regular price: £16.99

    • 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 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    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

    • Death Comes to Pemberley

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    Two great literary minds - master of suspense P.D. James and literary icon Jane Austen - come together in Death Comes to Pemberley, a bestselling historical crime fiction tribute to Pride and Prejudice. Conjuring the world of Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy and combining the trappings of Regency society with a classic murder mystery, James creates a delightful new story that will intrigue any fan of Jane Austen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just that bit different

    • By Steph H on 01-05-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Winter Crown

    • Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 18 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125

    Eleanor of Aquitaine, one of the most powerful women in Europe, is crowned queen of England beside her young husband Henry II. While Henry battles their enemies and lays his plans, Eleanor is an adept acting ruler and mother to their growing brood of children. But she yearns for more than this - if only Henry would listen. Instead, Henry pushes Eleanor to the sidelines, involving himself with a young mistress and denying Eleanor her rightful authority. As matters reach a crisis, Eleanor becomes caught up in a family rebellion. And even a queen must face the consequences of treason....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What about the rest

    • By Jen Berry on 16-10-15

    Regular price: £17.99

    • 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

    • 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

    • Clarissa, or The History of a Young Lady, Volume 1

    • By: Samuel Richardson
    • Narrated by: Samuel West, Lucy Scott, Roger May, and others
    • Length: 33 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    A milestone in the history of the novel, Samuel Richardson’s epistolary and elaborate Clarissa follows the life of a chaste young woman desperate to protect her virtue. When beautiful Clarissa Harlowe is forced to marry the rich but repulsive Mr. Solmes, she refuses, much to her family’s chagrin. She escapes their persecution with the help of Mr. Lovelace, a dashing and seductive rake, but soon finds herself in a far worse dilemma. Terrifying and enlightening, Clarissa weaves a tapestry of narrative experimentation into a gripping morality tale of good versus evil.

    Regular price: £38.49

    • 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

    • The Little Bakery on Rosemary Lane

    • The perfect feel-good read
    • By: Ellen Berry
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Growing up in a quiet Yorkshire village, Roxanne couldn't wait to escape and find her place in the world in London. As a high-powered fashion editor, she lives a glamorous life of perennial singlehood - or so it seems to her sister, Della. But when Roxanne gets her heart broken by a fashion photographer, she runs away, back to Della's welcoming home above her bookshop in Burley Bridge. But Burley Bridge, Roxanne discovers, is even quieter than she remembered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Catching up with friends

    • By Jo on 11-02-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Revelations of Divine Love

    • By: Julian of Norwich
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    On May 8, 1373, 30-year-old Julian of Norwich, sick and near death, had a series of visions of Christ. In these 16 visions she learnt about God's loving nature. God in Julian's visions was not angry and wrathful. Instead, the three properties of God were presented as life, love and light, and all of His creation was good, including his servant, man. In Julian's version, Man is not to blame for his sin; instead it is something that he must experience and overcome in his spiritual journey with God.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Patrick on 30-01-19

    Regular price: £27.59

    • The Autumn Throne

    • Eleanor of Aquitaine, Book 3
    • By: Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    England, 1176. Imprisoned by her husband, King Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of England, refuses to let her powerful husband bully her into submission, even as he forces her away from her children and her birthright. Freed only by Henry's death, Eleanor becomes dowager Queen of England. But the competition for land and power that Henry stirred up among his sons has intensified to a dangerous rivalry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • what a woman!

    • By Caroline Munday on 05-10-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 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 Crimson Ribbon

    • By: Katherine Clements
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    May Day 1646: The Civil War is raging and what should be a rare moment of blessing for the town of Ely takes a brutal turn. Ruth Flowers is left with little choice but to flee the household of Oliver Cromwell, the only home she has ever known. On the road to London, Ruth sparks an uneasy alliance with a soldier, the battle-scarred and troubled Joseph. But when she reaches the city, it's in the Poole household that she finds refuge.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • 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 Skull Beneath the Skin

    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    A Cordelia Gray Mystery. Marking the return of Cordelia Gray, The Skull Beneath the Skin is a complex mystery which more than lives up to its predecessor, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman. Hired to protect a beautiful but neurotic actress, Cordelia Gray soon becomes embroiled in a case as dangerous to her own life as it is mysterious. Clarissa Lisle hopes to make a spectacular comeback in a production of The Duchess of Malfi, to be played in Ambrose Gorringe's sinister castle at Courcy Island.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story spoils by narrator

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-06-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Guilt

    • By: Amanda Robson
    • Narrated by: Emma Carter, Darren Benedict, Katie Scarfe, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When the body of a woman is found stabbed to death, the blame falls to her twin sister. But who killed who? And which one is now the woman behind bars? Zara and Miranda have always supported each other. But then Zara meets Seb, and everything changes. Handsome, charismatic and dangerous, Seb threatens to tear the sisters’ lives apart - but is he really the one to blame? Or are deeper resentments simmering beneath the surface that the sisters must face up to?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • 162 choppy chapters and half-baked characters

    • By NutellaFan_87 on 02-07-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Conqueror's Queen

    • By: Joanna Courtney
    • Narrated by: Katie Scarfe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A crown can be won; blood cannot be changed. The Conqueror's Queen is the third title in Joanna Courtney's sweeping historical series, The Queens of Conquest. William of Normandy is a rough man, but what more can you expect of an illegitimate son trying to muscle his way into a dukedom? After a violent start to their courtship, Mathilda of Flanders discovers William to be a man of unexpected sensitivity.

    Regular price: £21.99

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