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    • The Only Living Boy

    • By: Robert Graham
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin, Robert Graham
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This wonderful short story collection was first released in print in 2009 by Salt publishing. Robert’s stories are a close, intimate look at friendship, marriage, relationships and the problems and joys that come with the territory. They look at men and women in and out of love and the way we yearn for what was and can never be.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Turn Up for the Book

    • By: Julia Franklin
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    Poor Viv has begun to look like the sofa she sits on most of the time.... This is a debut novel from actress and audiobook reader Julia Franklin. ‘I’ve read somewhere between 300 and 400 novels as audio books over the last 25 years,’ she says, ‘so I thought it was time to have a go at a novel of my own.’ The result is Turn Up for the Book, a romantic comedy that begins with the breakup, one Christmas, of a marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful debut!

    • By Jill Besterman on 22-02-12

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Stand-Up Stanley

    • By: Annie Aldington
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    STANLEY BUTTERS is 10 years old. He has a hero - his Great Granddad, Sidney, a comedian who played the Palladium in the 50s and 60s (even if it was at the bottom of the bill). He has a passion - to be just like his Great Granddad and fulfil his dream of performing at the Royal Variety Performance - in front of the Queen. Armed with Sidney's wisdom and training and his secret box of destiny, Stanley is working towards his dream. One day on a school trip to the Drury Lane Theatre, Stanley gets his chance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By loobylish on 23-01-16

    Regular price: £10.99

    • Cappuccinos

    • By: Diana Bradley
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    Steaming and frothy......the perfect novel to listen to while you stretch out on a squashy sofa in a corner of your favourite coffee shop nursing a long coffee and maybe something chocolate and indulgent. Cappuccinos weaves together the stories of 6 people whose lives are all touched by an upmarket bistro called Cappuccinos.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A lightweight, but pleasant enough story

    • By Mrs. K. J. D. CURRIE on 01-12-12

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Flesh and Bronze

    • By: Alison Leonard
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the beginning of a long journey in time and fortune we meet Juliette who as a young woman was a beautiful and wayward prostitute. She became an artist’s model for Edgar Degas and became his famous Femme Assise, a much admired sculpture that was later cast in bronze by master bronze caster, Didier. Now she is an old, raddled and homeless woman. She can’t believe her eyes when she comes face to face with her young and beautiful self – bronze, shining and standing in the front window of Didier’s house.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Story

    • By Christine on 01-02-12

    Regular price: £18.50

    • Tar – The Wandering

    • By: Helen Sea
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a beautiful and subtly written story told in the best traditions of an Old Norse tale. It is poetic and delicate and at the same time suspenseful and dramatic. There are dangers and discoveries, adventure and sadness as Tar follows her quest. Will the forces of good keep her safe from her enemies as she follows her destiny?

    Regular price: £7.99