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    • Write Away

    • One Novelist's Approach to Fiction and the Writing Life
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Kirsten Potter
    • Durée: 8 h et 40 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Best-selling author Elizabeth George has spent years teaching writing, and in Write Away, she shares her knowledge of the creative process. George combines clear, intelligent, and functional advice on fiction writing with anecdotes from her own life, the story of her journey to publication, and inside information on how she meticulously researches and writes her novels.

    • One Novelist's Approach to Fiction and the Writing Life
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Kirsten Potter
    • Durée: 8 h et 40 min
    • Date de publication: 2019-05-14
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 évaluation

    Prix: CDN$ 21,92

    • Orgasmic: Erotica for Women

    • Auteur(s): Rachel Kramer Bussel (Editor), Lolita Lopez, Donna George Storey, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): Lucy Malone
    • Durée: 6 h et 12 min
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    Oral sensations, digital delights, tricks with toys, and the old bump and grind are all featured, along with many more imaginative ways to bring a lover to climax. By taking the reins, one woman finds pleasure on top; an experimental lover discovers ecstasy with a remote-controlled vibrator; body and soul merge in multiple orgasms through tantric sex. Orgasmic covers it all, from the familiar to the uncharted, opening up a Pandora's Box of scenarios and techniques to bring listeners to new heights of pleasure.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • It's a Robot, not a real person!!

    • Écrit par David Kemp le 2019-07-16

    Prix: CDN$ 24,18

    • The Punishment She Deserves

    • A Lynley Novel
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Simon Vance
    • Durée: 22 h et 48 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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    Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard and his pugnacious and deeply loyal Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers find themselves up against one of the most sinister murder cases they have ever encountered. Fans of the longtime series will love the many characters from past books who join Lynley and Havers, but listeners new to the series will quickly see why Elizabeth George is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed writers of our time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic and complex story

    • Écrit par Lucy le 2019-02-16

    Prix: CDN$ 48,25

    • Just One Evil Act

    • A Lynley Novel
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Davina Porter
    • Durée: 28 h et 24 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers is at a loss: The daughter of her friend Taymullah Azhar has been taken by her mother, and Barbara can't really help - Azhar had never married Angelina, and his name isn't on Hadiyyah's, their daughter's, birth certificate. He has no legal claim. Azhar and Barbara hire a private detective, but the trail goes cold. Azhar is just beginning to accept his soul-crushing loss when Angelina reappears with shocking news: Hadiyyah is missing, kidnapped from an Italian marketplace.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I found so many things in this book irritating

    • Écrit par Gayle le 2019-08-04

    Prix: CDN$ 60,21

    • In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner

    • Inspector Lynley
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Donada Peters
    • Durée: 22 h et 47 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Calder Moor is a wild and deadly place: Many have been trapped in the myriad limestone caves, lost in collapsed copper mines, injured on perilous gritstone ridges. This time, two bodies are discovered in the shadow of the ancient circle of stones known as Nine Sisters Henge. The corpses are those of a young man and woman. Each met death in a different fashion. Each died violently. To Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, brought in to investigate by special request, this grisly crime promises to be one of the toughest assignments of his career.

    Prix: CDN$ 52,63

    • A Great Deliverance

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 1
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Donada Peters
    • Durée: 11 h et 2 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    Into Keldale's pastoral web of old houses and older secrets comes Scotland Yard Inspector Thomas Lynley, the eighth earl of Asherton. Along with the redoubtable Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, Lynley has been sent to solve a savage murder that has stunned the peaceful countryside. For fat, unlovely Roberta Teys has been found in her best dress, an ax in her lap, seated in the old stone barn beside her father's headless corpse. Her first and last words were "I did it. And I'm not sorry". 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Could be her best

    • Écrit par Avid reader le 2018-12-21

    Prix: CDN$ 43,86

    • Payment in Blood

    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Davina Porter
    • Durée: 14 h et 35 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    The producer of a troubled play invites the cast to spend the weekend in his remote Scottish Highlands estate to hash out the problems. When the housemaid finds the playwright murdered in bed, Thomas Lynley and his partner must unmask the villain.

    Prix: CDN$ 41,67

    • Deception on His Mind

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 9
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Donada Peters
    • Durée: 22 h et 54 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Balford-le-Nez is a dying seatown on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town's small but growing Asian community is found dead on its beach, his neck broken, sleepy Balford-le-Nez ignites. Working solo without her longtime partner, Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, Sergeant Barbara Havers must probe not only the mind of a murderer and a case very close to her own heart, but the terrible price people pay for deceiving others...and themselves. 

    Prix: CDN$ 52,63

    • Calico Captive

    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrateur(s): Barbara Caruso
    • Durée: 6 h et 12 min
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    One early morning in 1754 an Indian raid on a small New Hampshire settlement shatters all young Miriam Willard’s hopes and dreams. Suddenly she and her family are victims of the French and Indian War. Forced to march north to Canada, they will either be held captive by the Indians or sold to the French as slaves. After the nerve-wracking experience of running an Indian gauntlet, Miriam is sold to a wealthy French family in Montreal. Held captive for a ransom that may never arrive, she longs for the handsome young soldier she left behind.

    Prix: CDN$ 27,77

    • The Sign of the Beaver

    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrateur(s): Greg Schaffert
    • Durée: 3 h et 11 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    At just 12 years old, Matt must face serious challenges in the Maine wilderness while awaiting his father's return to their cabin. When he is saved from a terrifying bee swarm attack by an Indian chief and his grandson Attean, Matt gains a valuable friend in the young Indian boy.

    Prix: CDN$ 19,32

    • Playing for the Ashes

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 7
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Donada Peters
    • Durée: 24 h et 18 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    "The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I'm the one who's answerable for his death. It was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn't forgive." In her astonishing best-seller, acclaimed author Elizabeth George reveals the even darker truth behind this startling confession. Playing for the Ashes is a rich tale of passion, murder, and love in which Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers once again find themselves embroiled in a case where nothing - and no one - is really what it seems.

    Prix: CDN$ 52,63

    • A Traitor to Memory

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 11
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Donada Peters
    • Durée: 28 h et 54 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    "To listen is to be, but to play is to live...." So believes Gideon Davies, 28-year-old musical wunderkind, a virtuoso violinist whose talents are internationally celebrated. When Gideon finds himself center stage, unable to play, his tortured search for his music - and for the truth behind the appalling event that shaped his life - will lead him to the very heart of love's darkest manifestations. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Maybe not suitable for audio

    • Écrit par Gayla R Postma le 2019-07-09

    Prix: CDN$ 52,63

    • A Banquet of Consequences

    • A Lynley Novel
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): John Lee
    • Durée: 21 h et 34 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The unspoken secrets and buried lies of one family rise to the surface in Elizabeth George's novel of crime, passion, and tragic history. As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful façade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire, deceit, and murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story!

    • Écrit par Angela Douthwright le 2019-01-17

    Prix: CDN$ 46,31

    • A Place of Hiding

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 12
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Donada Peters
    • Durée: 22 h et 14 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    An isolated beach on the island of Guernsey in the English Channel is the scene of the murder of Guy Brouard, one of Guernsey’s wealthiest inhabitants and its main benefactor. Forced as a child to flee the Nazis in Paris, Brouard was engaged in his latest project when he died: a museum in honor of those who resisted the German occupation of the island during World War II. The St. Jameses must delve into Guernsey’s dark history - both past and present - and into the troubled psyche of someone who may have exacted retribution for the most unspeakable crime of all. 

    Prix: CDN$ 52,63

    • Well-Schooled in Murder

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 3
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Donada Peters
    • Durée: 14 h et 38 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    When 13-year-old Matthew Whately goes missing from Bredgar Chambers, a prestigious public school in the heart of West Sussex, aristocratic Inspector Thomas Lynley receives a call for help from the lad's housemaster, who also happens to be an old school chum. Thus, the inspector, his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, and forensic scientist Simon Allcourt-St. James find themselves once again outside their jurisdiction and deeply involved in the search for a child - and then, tragically, for a child killer.  

    Prix: CDN$ 43,86

    • For the Sake of Elena

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 5
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Simon Vance
    • Durée: 14 h et 44 min
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    Elena lived a life of casual and intense physical and emotional relationships, with scores to settle and goals to achieve - until someone, lying in wait along the route she ran every morning, bludgeoned her to death. Unwilling to turn the killing over to the local police, the university calls in New Scotland Yard. Thus, Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, enter the rarefied world of Cambridge University, where academic gowns often hide murderous intentions.

    Prix: CDN$ 43,86

    • Believing the Lie

    • An Inspector Lynley Novel
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): Davina Porter
    • Durée: 23 h et 3 min
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he's sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell at the request of the man's uncle, the wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, and nothing on the surface indicates otherwise. But when Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James, the trio's digging soon reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disorganized story

    • Écrit par Utilisateur anonyme le 2018-09-04

    Prix: CDN$ 55,58

    • The Book of Magic

    • Auteur(s): Gardner Dozois - editor, George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): full cast
    • Durée: 24 h et 38 min
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    Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois's acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf... and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda... and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore... and Severus Snape? Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped - or misshaped - by the potent magic they seek to wield.

    Prix: CDN$ 52,63

    • This Body of Death

    • An Inspector Lynley Novel
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George
    • Narrateur(s): John Lee
    • Durée: 23 h et 44 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Thomas Lynley is called back to Scotland Yard when the body of a woman is found stabbed and abandoned in an isolated London cemetery. His former team doesn't trust the leadership of their new department chief, Isabelle Ardery, but Lynley may be the sole person who can see beneath his superior officer's hard-as-nails exterior to a hidden and possibly attractive vulnerability.

    Prix: CDN$ 61,89

    • The Witch of Blackbird Pond

    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrateur(s): Mary Beth Hurt
    • Durée: 6 h et 35 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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    Orphaned Kit Tyler knows, as she gazes for the first time at the cold, bleak shores of Connecticut Colony, that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean islands she left behind. In her relatives' stern Puritan community, she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong part of the world, a bird that is now caged and lonely.

    Prix: CDN$ 27,79

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