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    • Audible Theatre Collection: Ibsen

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: Owen Teale, Harry Myers, Laura Carmichael, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    This collection of three of Henrik Ibsen's most well-known and important plays is voiced by a sparkling cast and features music, SFX and a full soundscape. Born in 1828, Norwegian playwright, theatre director and poet Ibsen, wrote in Danish yet lived for many years in Italy and Germany. Heralded as one the most distinguished dramatists after Shakespeare, by the early 20th century A Doll's House became the world's most performed play.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Download issues

    • By pixie225 on 09-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Monster Collection

    • By: Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage, Dan Stevens, Greg Wise, and others
    • Length: 30 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 542
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 544

    Audible presents a special edition of three Gothic masterpieces: a brand-new Audible Exclusive recording of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Bram Stoker's Dracula.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A masterful performance from Richard Armitage

    • By Valentina Ancilotti on 05-11-17

    Regular price: £49.99

    • Wuthering Heights

    • An Audible Exclusive Performance
    • By: Emily Brontë, Ann Dinsdale - introduction
    • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt, Rachel Atkins - introduction
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217

    The unapologetic intensity with which Emily Brontë wrote this story ensures that it will forever be considered one of the greatest works of English literature. A passionate tale of a chaotic and often violent love, Wuthering Heights transcends your average romance and, with its Gothic undertones, takes the listener on a journey through one man's lustful hunt for revenge.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Volume levels all over the place

    • By Anonymous User on 04-06-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Bright Young Dead

    • The Mitford Murders, Book 2
    • By: Jessica Fellowes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    As the glamour of the Bright Young Things crashes into the world of the Mitford sisters, their maid, Louisa Cannon, finds herself at the scene of a gripping murder mystery. Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed to his death from the church neighbouring the Mitford home. The police quickly identify the killer as a maid, Dulcie.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great sequel

    • By LM Milford on 14-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • White Lies

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219

    A darkly gripping domestic drama about secrets and lies. When you have everything, you have everything to lose.... Alexandra Inglis is a respected family doctor, trusted by her patients to keep their most intimate secrets. And if sometimes the boundaries between duty and desire blur...well, she's only human. But when Alex oversteps a line with Jonathan, one of her patients, she knows she's gone too far.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good gentle thriller

    • By David M on 15-05-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • I See You

    • By: Clare Mackintosh
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,763
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,444
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,442

    When Zoe Walker sees her photo in the classifieds section of a London newspaper, she is determined to find out why it's there. There's no explanation, no website - just a grainy image and a phone number. She takes it home to her family, who are convinced it's just someone who looks like Zoe. But the next day the advert shows a photo of a different woman, and another the day after that.Is it a mistake? A coincidence? Or is someone keeping track of every move they make?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I See Something Very, Very Impressive Here!

    • By Simon on 28-07-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Somebody I Used to Know

    • By: Wendy Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303

    When Wendy Mitchell was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 58, she had to say good-bye to the woman she once was. Her career in the NHS, her ability to drive, cook and run - the various shades of her independence - were suddenly gone. Yet Wendy was determined not to give in. She was, and still is, propelled by a need to live in the moment, never knowing which version of herself might surface tomorrow.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative

    • By Anne H. on 07-03-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Mitford Murders

    • The Mitford Murders, Book 1
    • By: Jessica Fellowes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 283

    Lose yourself in the gripping first novel in a new series of Golden Age murder mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters. It's 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely, lovely, lovely!!!!

    • By cdw on 09-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Temptation of Gracie

    • By: Santa Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    Gracie Burton is a grandmother living quietly in Devon. She has rarely left the village over the past 40 years. Her daughter, Carina, is immensely high-powered, with her own fast-paced business in London. She has very little time for her 17-year-old daughter, Anastasia, away at boarding school, and even less time for her ageing mother. In many ways, the three of them barely know each other. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant from start to finish!

    • By Julia Gooderham on 03-08-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Daughter

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419

    You lost your daughter. You will never forgive yourself. And now someone is determined to make you pay.... Seventeen years ago, something happened to Jess' daughter, Beth. The memory of it still makes her blood run cold. Jess has tried everything to make peace with that day, and the part she played in what happened. It was only a brief moment of desire...but she'll pay for it with a lifetime of guilt.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a good listen, tearful at times

    • By Jeminar on 27-04-18

    Regular price: £27.99

    • A Country Christmas

    • Honeycote, Book 1
    • By: Veronica Henry
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 116

    The Liddiard family have lived in Honeycote for generations. But that just might be changing.... Mickey Liddiard adores his wife, Lucy - so why he is cheating on her with Kay? James Liddiard has been in love with Lucy for years. So when he discovers Mickey is being unfaithful, could this be his opportunity? Kay is most definitely not happily married - it was the money which first attracted her to her husband. But now, could Mickey hold the key to her heart and her happiness?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice audio

    • By Lorcan on 02-01-16

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Disobedience

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    In a cramped synagogue in north-west London, the eminent elderly rabbi passes away. On the other side of the Atlantic, his estranged daughter, Ronit, hears of her father's death and returns to London for the funeral. She has not returned home in 15 years. Ronit looks forward to a week or two of revisiting old friends, perhaps settling old scores. But she finds the community she grew up in a more confusing place than she'd anticipated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Multilayered

    • By J. A. Croucher on 01-05-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Letter

    • By: Kathryn Hughes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,892
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,881

    The Number One Kindle best seller guaranteed to break your heart. Every so often a love story comes along to remind us that sometimes, in our darkest hour, hope shines a candle to light our way. Discover the Number One best seller that has captured thousands of hearts worldwide.... Tina Craig longs to escape her violent husband. She works all the hours God sends to save up enough money to leave him, also volunteering in a charity shop to avoid her unhappy home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Sheila on 19-07-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Sixth Window

    • DCI Tom Douglas
    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,060
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,059

    Eighteen months after Natalie Gray loses her husband, Bernie, in a horrific hit and run accident, she finds love with his best friend, Ed Cooper, and moves into his home with her teenage daughter, Scarlett. But she begins to suspect Ed has a dark side - and even darker intentions. Natalie must get her troubled child to a safer place, but when Scarlett starts to hear voices coming from the empty apartment next door it seems she has unwittingly moved them into the heart of danger.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, bad narration

    • By Lulu M on 01-05-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Man on the Mountaintop

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Susan Trott, Libby Spurrier - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Clare Corbett, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    The Man on the Mountaintop tells the story of Holy Man Joe, an ageing and unassuming man who lives in a hermitage on top of a mountain. During the summer months, thousands of hopefuls line the path leading to his door, seeking his wisdom. From bombastic, wealthy nobles intent on cheating their way to the top to drunkards who gradually build the physical and mental strength they need to quit their addiction, The Man on the Mountaintop is a rousing tale full of humour, wit and life lessons.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Trott's Fables!

    • By Simon on 09-11-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • An Almond for a Parrot

    • By: Wray Delaney, (Sally Gardner)
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    I would like to make myself the heroine of this story and my character to be noble - an innocent victim led astray. But alas, sir, I would be lying.... Tully Truegood: orphan. Magician's apprentice. Whore. In prison, accused of murder, Tully begins to write her life story. A story that takes her from a young daughter-skivvy in the back streets of 18th-century London to her stepmother Queenie's fairy house - a place where decadent excess is a must....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book!

    • By Bronnage on 14-09-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Secret

    • The Number One Best-Selling Author of The Letter
    • By: Kathryn Hughes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,065
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 994
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 987

    Mary has been nursing a secret. Forty years ago, she made a choice that would change her world for ever, and alter the path of someone she holds dear. Beth is searching for answers. She has never known the truth about her parentage, but finding out could be the lifeline her sick child so desperately needs. When Beth finds a faded newspaper cutting amongst her mother's things, she realises the key to her son's future lies in her own past. She must go back to where it all began to unlock...the Secret.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good book. Recommended.

    • By M.A. on 22-07-16
    • The Number One Best-Selling Author of The Letter
    • By: Kathryn Hughes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 01-07-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,065 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Swimming Lessons

    • By: Claire Fuller
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 551
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 509
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 509

    Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, about the truth of their marriage, but instead of giving them to him, she hides each in the thousands of books he has collected over the years. When Ingrid has written her final letter, she disappears from a Dorset beach, leaving behind her beautiful but dilapidated house by the sea, her husband, and her two daughters, Flora and Nan. Twelve years after her disappearance, Gil thinks he sees Ingrid from a bookshop window.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting!

    • By dumphimlove on 23-03-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • How to Negotiate Effectively

    • Creating Success Series
    • By: David Oliver
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    How to Negotiate Effectively provides tips, tools, and techniques for getting it right. It explores and advises on every aspect of the negotiation process, including: tactics and counter-measures, handling deadlock, making concessions, enhancing your authority, and getting the best deal.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Useful guide to negotiation

    • By Dr on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £10.99

    • The Stranger in My Home

    • I thought she was my daughter. I was wrong.
    • By: Adele Parks
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 321

    Alison is lucky, and she knows it. She has the life she always craved, including a happy home with Jeff and their brilliant, vivacious teenage daughter, Katherine - the absolute centre of Alison's world. Then a knock at the door ends life as they know it. Fifteen years ago someone else took Alison's baby from the hospital. And now Alison is facing the unthinkable. Her daughter belongs to someone else. What would you do if you discovered your beloved child is not yours?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • On and on and on. !!!

    • By Miss C. on 08-12-16

    Regular price: £19.99

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