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    • The Punishment She Deserves

    • A Lynley Novel
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 22 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    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

    • By Lucy on 2019-02-16

    Price: CDN$ 48.25

    • Orgasmic: Erotica for Women

    • Written by: Rachel Kramer Bussel (Editor), Lolita Lopez, Donna George Storey, and others
    • Narrated by: Lucy Malone
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    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!!

    • By David Kemp on 2019-07-16

    Price: CDN$ 24.18

    • A Great Deliverance

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 1
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    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

    • By Avid reader on 2018-12-21

    Price: CDN$ 43.86

    • In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner

    • Inspector Lynley
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 22 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • Payment in Blood

    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 41.67

    • Deception on His Mind

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 9
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 22 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      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. 

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • Playing for the Ashes

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 7
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 24 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    "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.

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • A Traitor to Memory

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 11
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 28 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      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

    • By Gayla R Postma on 2019-07-09

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • The Sign of the Beaver

    • Written by: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: Greg Schaffert
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 19.32

    • A Banquet of Consequences

    • A Lynley Novel
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 21 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      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!

    • By Angela Douthwright on 2019-01-17

    Price: CDN$ 46.31

    • A Place of Hiding

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 12
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 22 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    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. 

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • The Book of Magic

    • Written by: Gardner Dozois - editor, George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 24 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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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.

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • Believing the Lie

    • An Inspector Lynley Novel
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 23 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-09-04

    Price: CDN$ 55.58

    • Well-Schooled in Murder

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 3
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      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.  

    Price: CDN$ 43.86

    • For the Sake of Elena

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 5
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 43.86

    • This Body of Death

    • An Inspector Lynley Novel
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      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.

    Price: CDN$ 61.89

    • The Witch of Blackbird Pond

    • Written by: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: Mary Beth Hurt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Price: CDN$ 27.79

    • Missing Joseph

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 6
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Deborah and Simon St. James have taken a holiday in the winter landscape of Lancastershire, hoping to heal the growing rift in their marriage. But in the barren countryside awaits bleak news: The vicar of Wimslough, the man they had come to see, is dead - a victim of accidental poisoning. Unsatisfied with the inquest ruling and unsettled by the close association between the investigating constable and the woman who served the deadly meal, Simon calls in his old friend Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley. Together they uncover dark, complex relationships in this rural village.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Give this one a miss

    • By Donna on 2019-02-23

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • Payment in Blood

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 2
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The career of playwright Joy Sinclair comes to an abrupt end on an isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands when someone drives an 18-inch dirk through her neck. Called upon to investigate the case in a country where they have virtually no authority, aristocratic Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers grapple for both a motive and a murderer. Emotions run deep in this highly charged drama, for the list of suspects soon includes Britain’s foremost actress, its most successful theatrical producer, and the woman Lynley loves.

    Price: CDN$ 43.86

    • A Suitable Vengeance

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 4
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Two murders, one on the heels of the other, point in the direction of Thomas Lynley's younger brother Peter - a cocaine addict who ruins Thomas' engagement party, then disappears on the evening of the second murder.

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

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