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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
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    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

    • Wuthering Heights

    • An Audible Exclusive Performance
    • By: Emily Brontë, Ann Dinsdale - introduction
    • Narrated by: Joanne Froggatt, Rachel Atkins - introduction
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    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

    • 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 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376

    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
    • Wow.

    • By Mrs. R. G. Koren on 07-11-17

    Regular price: £49.99

    • White Lies

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    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

    • The Temptation of Gracie

    • By: Santa Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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. 

    Regular price: £22.99

    • I See You

    • By: Clare Mackintosh
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,652
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,339
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,336

    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

    • The Olive Branch

    • By: Jo Thomas
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    It's amazing what you can buy online these days: memorabilia, fashion accessories, a crumbling Italian farmhouse... After a Prosecco-fuelled girls' night in gets out of hand, Ruthie Collins awakes to discover that she has bid for her dream Italian home online - and won. Recently out of a relationship, a new start is just what she needs. Anything is better than sleeping on her mum's settee.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A transporting romance

    • By Pipsicalpopsicle on 05-04-15

    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 233
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    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
    • Essential reading to understand dementia

    • By Kevin on 27-02-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Sixth Window

    • DCI Tom Douglas
    • By: Rachel Abbott
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001

    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 Mitford Murders

    • By: Jessica Fellowes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 197

    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

    • Disobedience

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    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
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    • By Lydia on 07-08-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Daughter

    • By: Lucy Dawson
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant read. keeps you hooked.

    • By Angela Harrison on 21-03-18

    Regular price: £27.99

    • The Letter

    • By: Kathryn Hughes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,077
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,834
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,822

    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

    • A Country Life

    • Honeycote, Book 2
    • By: Veronica Henry
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    A new home, a new circle of friends, a new chance at happiness? Suzanna and Barney Blake are swapping city life for the countryside, determined to breathe new life into the Honeycote Arms and a marriage touched by tragedy. Recently separated Ginny Tait is also seeking solace in country living, desperate to rein in her rambunctious twin daughters. They all think that moving to a calm, quiet and beautiful village in the Cotswolds will solve their problems. But in Honeycote, things are never quite as they appear....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By Amazon Customer on 21-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 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 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    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

    • Swimming Lessons

    • By: Claire Fuller
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 468
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 469

    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

    • 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 1,025
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 960
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 953

    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 1,025 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 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 337
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 315

    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

    • A Country Wedding

    • Honeycote, Book 3
    • By: Veronica Henry
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    The perfect comfort listen, brimming with humour and heart, from best seller Veronica Henry. The Liddiard family are well known in the Cotswold village of Honeycote - and now there's a wedding being prepared for. But will everything go according to plan? Lucy Liddiard knows her husband is no saint, but isn't prepared for his latest confession. Bride-to-be Mandy has no idea what joining the Liddiards really means. And local girl Mayday, wild child, rebel and free spirit, is thinking the unthinkable....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poor recording

    • By Wendy Walker on 13-07-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 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 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    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

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