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    • A Great Deliverance

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 1
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    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 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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

    • 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 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    "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
    • better on paper

    • By Lisa Minarovich on 2019-02-08

    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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    "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

    • Mr. Churchill's Secretary

    • A Maggie Hope Mystery
    • Written by: Susan Elia MacNeal
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    London, 1940: Winston Churchill has just been sworn in, war rages across the Channel, and the threat of a Blitz looms larger by the day. But none of this deters Maggie Hope. She graduated at the top of her college class and possesses all the skills of the finest minds in British intelligence, but her gender qualifies her only to be the newest typist at No. 10 Downing Street. Her indefatigable spirit and gifts for codebreaking, though, rival those of even the highest men in government, and Maggie finds that working for the prime minister affords her a level of clearance she could never have imagined....

    Price: CDN$ 37.63

    • Missing Joseph

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 6
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    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

    • In the Presence of the Enemy

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 8
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Hailed as the "king of sleaze", tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions. But when he opens an innocuous-looking letter addressed to him at The Source, he discovers that someone else excels at ferreting out secrets as well. Ten-year-old Charlotte Bowen has been abducted, and if Luxford does not admit publicly to having fathered her, she will die. 

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • The Memoirs of Cleopatra

    • Written by: Margaret George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 49 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    This novel allows the unscrupulous and proud Queen of the Nile to recount her own tale. A masterful recreation of history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enthralling and engrossing

    • By Andrea Luke on 2019-01-22

    Price: CDN$ 84.59

    • Marie Antoinette

    • The Journey
    • Written by: Antonia Fraser
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    France's iconic queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous "Let them eat cake", was alternately revered and reviled during her lifetime. For centuries since, she has been the object of debate, speculation, and the fascination so often accorded illustrious figures in history. Married in mere girlhood, this essentially lighthearted child was thrust onto the royal stage and commanded by circumstance to play a significant role in European history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Mary Ness on 2019-01-22

    Price: CDN$ 42.25

    • Deception on His Mind

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 9
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 22 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    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

    • A Suitable Vengeance

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 4
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, the eighth earl of Asherton, has brought to Howenstow, his family home, the young woman he has asked to be his bride. But the savage murder of a local journalist is the catalyst for a lethal series of events that shatters the calm of a picturesque Cornwall village and embroils Lynley and St. James in a case far outside their jurisdiction - and a little too close to home.

    Price: CDN$ 43.86

    • Payment in Blood

    • Inspector Lynley, Book 2
    • Written by: Elizabeth George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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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

    • Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles

    • Written by: Margaret George
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 42 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    An exhaustively researched novel weaves both historical fact and plausible fiction in bringing the story of Mary Queen of Scots to life.

    Price: CDN$ 79.30

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

    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

    • Victoria

    • Written by: Stanley Weintraub
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 29 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This biography of Victoria highlights the many dramas of her life. For example, she was fatherless at eight months and treated poorly by her family, but survived to become the only English queen comparable to Elizabeth I. The character of Victoria herself, stubborn and vital, is also drawn out.

    Price: CDN$ 57.02

    • 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 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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

    • Simone Weil

    • Written by: Francine du Plessix Gray
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A patriot and a mystic, an unruly activist plagued by self-doubt, a pampered intellectual with a credo of manual labor, and an ascetic who craved sensuous beauty, Simone Weil died at the age of 34 after a long struggle with anorexia. But her tremendous intellectual legacy foresaw many of the 20th century's great changes and continues to influence philosophy today.

    Price: CDN$ 35.20

    • Jane Austen

    • Written by: Carol Shields
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With the same sensitivity and artfulness that are the trademarks of her award-winning novels, Shields here explores the life of a writer whose own novels have delighted readers for the past two hundred years. In Jane Austen, Shields follows this superb novelist from her early family life in Steventon to her later years in Bath, her broken engagement, and her intense relationship with her sister Cassandra. She reveals both the very private woman and the accomplished author.

    Price: CDN$ 28.14

    • Three Short Stories

    • Written by: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Charles Dickens is known not only for his novels, but also for his short stories, particularly "A Christmas Carol." In the latter genre, interestingly, these stories had a powerful commercial impulse, for they were serialized in magazines at the Christmas season.

    Price: CDN$ 31.04

    • Through the Looking Glass

    • Written by: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Through the Looking Glass is a sequel of sorts to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alice, now slightly older, walks through a mirror into the Looking-Glass House and immediately becomes involved in a strange game of chess. Soon, she is exploring the rest of the house and meets a sequence of characters now familiar to most: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Red Queen, Humpty Dumpty, and the Walrus, to name a few.

    Price: CDN$ 16.66

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