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    • The Mulberry Tree

    • By: Jude Deveraux
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    For nearly 20 years, quiet, unassuming Lillian Manville has devoted herself to her self-made billionaire husband - and enjoyed a luxurious life of splendid homes, trips, jewels, and clothes. But when James Manville dies in a plane crash, Lillian's grief is compounded by a shocking mystery: All that Jimmie has left to her is an old farmhouse in tiny Calburn, Virginia. Now, Lillian's unexpected circumstances are leading her to a made-over life in Calburn, an exciting business - and a sweet new love with a handsome local man. But will she have the courage to unveil the truth?

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Boston Consulting Group on Strategy: Classic Concepts and New Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    • By: Carl W. Stern (editor), Michael S. Deimler (editor)
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    For more than 40 years, The Boston Consulting Group has been shaping strategic thinking in business. The Boston Consulting Group on Strategy offers a broad and up-to-date selection of the firm's best ideas on strategy with fresh ideas, insights, and practical lessons for managers, executives, and entrepreneurs in every industry.

    Regular price: £28.09

    • The Summerhouse

    • By: Jude Deveraux
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Three best friends, all with the same birthday, are about to turn 40. Celebrating at a summerhouse in Maine, Leslie Headrick, Madison Appleby, and Ellie Abbott are taking stock of their lives and loves, their wishes and choices. But none of them expect the gift that awaits them at the summerhouse: the chance for each of them to turn their "what-might-have-beens" into reality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely superb!!

    • By joomla girl on 14-04-18

    Regular price: £14.59

    • The Charmed Sphere

    • Lost Continent, Book 1
    • By: Catherine Asaro
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Once Chime had been the most promising mage in the land, feted and celebrated for her potential and future role in the kingdom. Then Iris, her young competitor, made a stunning leap in skill and turned Chime's world upside down. Now no longer the most powerful, no longer promised to a prince - and still unable to harness her magic properly - Chime was set adrift. As was the new king's cousin - and former heir - Lord Muller.

    Regular price: £24.79

    • Lives of Extraordinary Women

    • Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on the women who have wielded power, revealing their feats - and flaws - for all the world to see. You'll hear about 20 of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. And what were they really like?

    Regular price: £10.19

    • The Fire Opal

    • Lost Continent, Book 4
    • By: Catherine Asaro
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Deep in the sun-drenched desert, priestess Ginger-Sun carries the power of shape mages. And whispers abound: Is she descended from the beloved Sunset Goddess? Or are her nighttime rituals filled with wickedness? Ginger herself is uncertain, until a stranger is left for dead at her feet. Thence her magic begins to burn. Fate makes Ginger the stranger's wife and therefore a target for those who would murder this man to crown another - and force her magic into twisted ferocity. For unless Ginger masters her dark powers, violence will rein in Taka Mal - and in her soul.

    Regular price: £20.59

    • The Dawn Star

    • Lost Continent, Book 3
    • By: Catherine Asaro
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    With no teacher to guide her, no mentor to discourage her from the impossible, Mel Dawnfield pushed her magic to its limits - and surpassed them. Only to find that her powers aren't enough to halt burgeoning rebellion within her husband's fledgling realm - or a plot devised to strike at the very heart of Mel's family. The lines have been drawn. Mel's mage strength has become greater than any power ever known, but dare she forge her spells into weapons to protect her people, her husband? For her magic might transform the brutality of war into the birth pangs of a peaceful empire - unless it proves the death blow to her world.

    Regular price: £20.59

    • Lives of the Artists

    • Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown, Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    From DaVinci to Rembrandt, van Gogh to Matisse, and Picasso to Warhol, you'll learn about both their artistic masterpieces and their personal messes. Fun and lighthearted, yet full of solid information, trivia, and provocative commentary, Lives of the Artists presents objective, 3-dimensional biographies of the world's great artists.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Lives of the Writers

    • Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown, Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Twenty literary luminaries, ranging from Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare to Louisa May Alcott and Mark Twain, are profiled in this entertaining and informative collection. Winner of A School Library Journal's Book of the Year Award, Lives of the Writers is both an indispensable reference tool and an exhilarating gossipfest. Author Kathleen Krull makes learning fun, painting realistic portraits of Hans Christian Andersen, Edgar Allan Poe, Frances Hodgson Burnett, the Brontë sisters, Emily Dickinson, E.B. White, Jack London, Murasaki Shikibu, Miguel de Cervantes, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jane Austen, and more. Krull serves up an outstanding introduction to the classics of literature for the whole family, while telling us all the real stories behind their writers.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • The Night Bird

    • Lost Continent, Book 5
    • By: Catherine Asaro
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 17 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    For centuries the women of Aronsdale have lived freely among the green and misted valleys. Creatures of exotic beauty and sensuality, they possess powerful skills of enchantment…and young Allegro is no different. But her life - and Aronsdale's independence - is threatened when Jazid nomads invade, carrying Allegro into the desert as a prized trophy…or worse. Until an unexpected ally falls under her spell. From the moment feared Jazid warrior Markus Onyx sees the alluring beauty, he knows he has found his queen. But even the promise of love cannot quell Allegro's determination to save her homeland.

    Regular price: £26.09

    • The Misted Cliffs

    • Lost Continent, Book 2
    • By: Catherine Asaro
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Award-winning author Catherine Asaro, creator of The Skolian Empire, returns to the world of Aronsdale, a place rich with magic and power. One generation after war had nearly destroyed three nations, evil was returning. And only Mel Dawnfield's daring sacrifice could stop it… The promise of peace rested on this young woman's noble vow: to marry Cobalt the Dark - heir to a family of legendary cruelty.

    Regular price: £20.59

    • Poems for Two Voices

    • Joyful Noise, I Am Phoenix
    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes, Scott Snively
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Paul Fleischman's Poems for Two Voices make for irresistable listening. Whether funny, sad, boisterous or serene, each poem is a virtuoso performance - skillfully illuminating a unique personality from the natural world.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • The Fifth of March

    • A Story of the Boston Massacre
    • By: Ann Rinaldi
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Fourteen-year-old Rachel Marsh is nanny to John and Abigail Adams' children and witnesses firsthand how tension builds in the feisty New England town in the two years before it erupts in the Boston Massacre. Friends become foes and families divide as British troops arrive in 1768 to force the outspoken Bostonians to toe the line and obey the British government.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Fifth of March

    • By Sam on 16-04-11

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Lives of the Musicians

    • Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown, Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is no stuffy music appreciation lesson. Author Kathleen Krull makes these great artists come alive. From Bach to Mozart, George Gershwin to Woody Guthrie, Beethoven to Gilbert and Sullivan, you'll learn all about their lives and music, what they were really like and what inspired these geniuses of musical expression. Filled with interesting trivia and gossip, Lives of the Musicians is the ultimate guide to the great composers.

    Regular price: £10.19

    • The Double Life of Pocahontas

    • By: Jean Fritz
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Native American princess or British celebrity? Pocahontas played a pivotal role in the New World, but the powerful pull between her tribe and the new settlement on Virginia's shores took its toll.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

    • By: Bette Bao Lord
    • Narrated by: Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poignant and humorous, this award-winning story of Shirley's adventures as a Chinese immigrant learning the ropes in post-war America is a treasure.

    Regular price: £7.99