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    • The Au Pair

    • Written by: Emma Rous
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Sastre, Nicola Barber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother, Danny, were born in the middle of summer at their family's estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth, their mother threw herself from the cliffs, the au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of dark cloaks, changelings, and the aloof couple who drew a young nanny into their inner circle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great distraction

    • By Roberta Westwood on 2019-03-16

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Departure

    • Written by: A.G. Riddle
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Scott Aiello
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    En route to London from New York, Flight 305 suddenly loses power and crash-lands in the English countryside, plunging a group of strangers into a mysterious adventure that will have repercussions for all of humankind. Struggling to stay alive, the survivors soon realize that the world they've crashed in is very different from the one they left. But where are they? Why are they here? And how will they get back home?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too Much of a Romance Novel

    • By camallis on 2019-05-19

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Call the Midwife

    • A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times
    • Written by: Jennifer Worth
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    At the age of 22, Jennifer Worth left her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in postwar London’s East End slums. The colorful characters she met while delivering babies all over London - from the plucky, warm-hearted nuns with whom she lived to the woman with 24 children who couldn't speak English to the prostitutes and dockers of the city’s seedier side - illuminate a fascinating time in history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating memoir

    • By Janice Gerbrandt on 2018-09-20

    Price: CDN$ 31.76

    • Shadows of the Workhouse

    • Call the Midwife, Book 2
    • Written by: Jennifer Worth
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became the neighborhood';s most vivid chronicler. Woven into the ongoing tales of her life in the East End are the true stories of the people Worth met who grew up in the dreaded workhouse, a Dickensian institution that limped on into the middle of the twentieth century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Different Style from Book 1, but Still Great

    • By The Math Devil on 2019-04-22

    Price: CDN$ 37.01

    • Stalking Jack the Ripper

    • Written by: Kerri Maniscalco, James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. Audrey's work on a string of savagely killed corpses drags her into the investigation of a serial murderer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshing YA

    • By Kathleen on 2018-05-27

    Price: CDN$ 38.31

    • Murphy's Law

    • Written by: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Molly Murphy always knew she'd end up in trouble, just as her mother predicted. So, when she commits murder in self-defense, she flees her cherished Ireland, under cover of a false identity, for the anonymous shores of late 19th-century America. When she arrives in New York and sees the welcoming promise of freedom in the Statue of Liberty, Molly begins to breathe easier. But when a man is murdered on Ellis Island, a man Molly was seen arguing with, she becomes a prime suspect in the crime.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Lock and Key: The Gadwall Incident

    • Written by: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In The Gadwall Incident, listeners get a glimpse into James' life a mere 24 hours before the tipping point - before life as he knows it changes irrevocably and his childhood slips into the shadows. Listeners will come to know the dangers that surround the Moriartys before James and Moria are sent off to the hallowed halls of Baskerville Academy, where they first meet the insufferable, inexhaustible Sherlock Holmes.

    Price: CDN$ 0.00

    • Wild Born

    • Spirit Animals, Book 1
    • Written by: Brandon Mull
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes of light erupt, and from them emerge the unmistakable shapes of incredible beasts - a wolf, a leopard, a panda, a falcon. Suddenly the paths of these children - and the world - have been changed forever.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Adventure

    • By KarenPLiv on 2019-02-04

    Price: CDN$ 16.12

    • Indian Summer

    • The Secret History of the End of an Empire
    • Written by: Alex von Tunzelmann
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    At the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the British Empire withdrew from India, igniting the exhilaration and turmoil of a newly free society. In this vivid, atmospheric popular history, Alex von Tunzelmann chronicles these times through the most prominent figures.

    Price: CDN$ 39.63

    • Bless the Bride

    • A Molly Murphy Mystery, Book 10
    • Written by: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    With Molly Murphy’s wedding to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quickly approaching, the Irish P.I. heads to the Westchester County countryside,where Daniel’s mother can counsel her on a bride’s proper place. Surprisingly, Molly seems to be agreeing with her future mother-in-law’s advice. Molly promises to leave her detective work behind and settle down after becoming Daniel’s wife…but she isn’t married yet. So when she gets word of a possible case, Molly sneaks back into the city to squeeze in a little more sleuthing before the wedding bells can ring.

    Price: CDN$ 24.14

    • The Summer Country

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Lauren Willig
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Barbados, 1854: Emily Dawson has always been the poor cousin in a prosperous English merchant clan - merely a vicar’s daughter, and a reform-minded vicar’s daughter, at that. Everyone knows that the family’s lucrative shipping business will go to her cousin, Adam, one day. But when her grandfather dies, Emily receives an unexpected inheritance: Peverills, a sugar plantation in Barbados - a plantation her grandfather never told anyone he owned. 

    Price: CDN$ 22.55

    • A Life in Secrets

    • Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII
    • Written by: Sarah Helm
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As the head of the French Section of the British Special Operations Executive, Vera Atkins recruited, trained, and mentored special operatives whose job was to organize and arm the resistance in Nazi-occupied France. After the war, Atkins courageously committed herself to a dangerous search for 12 of her most cherished women spies who had gone missing in action. Drawing on previously unavailable sources, Sarah Helm chronicles Atkins’s extraordinary life and her singular journey through the chaos of post-war Europe.   

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • Hush Now, Don't You Cry

    • Written by: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In the latest in Rhys Bowen's award-winning historical series, Molly Murphy is supposed to give up sleuthing now that she’s married, but the murder of an alderman puts her on the trail of a killer.

    Price: CDN$ 29.72

    • I Let You Go

    • Written by: Clare Mackintosh
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of her child and the rest of her painful past. At the same time, the novel tracks the pair of Bristol police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this hit-and-run.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great job

    • By Mercedes on 2019-03-22

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Spin

    • The Rumpelstiltskin Musical
    • Written by: Neil Fishman, Harvey Edelman
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale, Johnny Heller, Nicola Barber, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Spin - The Audiobook Musical: A witty musical re-imagining of Grimm's fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin, created by Broadway veterans, narrated by Jim Dale, and featuring a cast of Broadway musical stars. The story takes place in a Nice Little Kingdom, and ignites when a foolish miller brags that his daughter, Jane, can spin straw into gold. Since she cannot perform such a miracle, Jane desperately enlists the powers of a magical being...Rumpelstiltskin...in exchange for a promise with dire consequences. A fun, fractured fairy tale for the entire family.

    Price: CDN$ 24.52

    • Call the Midwife: Farewell to the East End

    • Book 3
    • Written by: Jennifer Worth
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    When 22-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the poorest section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became the neighborhood's most vivid chronicler. Call the Midwife: Farewell to the East End is the last book in Worth's memoir trilogy, which the Times Literary Supplement described as "powerful stories with sweet charm and controlled outrage" in the face of dire circumstances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lived experience

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-05-27

    Price: CDN$ 24.35

    • Bloodleaf

    • Written by: Crystal Smith
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Princess Aurelia is a prisoner to her crown and the heir that nobody wants. Surrounded by spirits and banned from using her blood-magic, Aurelia flees her country after a devastating assassination attempt. To escape her fate, Aurelia disguises herself as a commoner in a new land and discovers a happiness her crown has never allowed. As she forges new bonds and perfects her magic, she begins to fall for a man who is forbidden to rule beside her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the listen!

    • By Liz on 2019-03-28

    Price: CDN$ 43.80

    • In Dublin's Fair City

    • Molly Murphy Series, Book 6
    • Written by: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Molly Murphy's beau Captain Daniel Sullivan may be out of jail on bail, but he's still a ways from clearing his name, and his foul mood has Molly in search of a little breathing room when providence steps in in the form of a proposition from New York City's renowned theatrical impresario Tommy Burke. America has been very good to Tommy, and now that he's getting on in years, he'd like to pass some of that good fortune on to his family back in Ireland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun without Daniel

    • By NSPam on 2018-02-11

    Price: CDN$ 24.14

    • Spirit Animals

    • Hunted, Book 2
    • Written by: Maggie Stiefvater
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 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

    Four children have discovered that they have spirit animals - a rare bond between human and animal that has launched them on a quest to save their world. The team heads to the forests of Eura, where another Great Beast is hidden. At first Conor is excited to return to his old home, but when the four young heroes are betrayed by a familiar face, the hunt for the Great Beast becomes a race for their lives. But the real danger may be lying just ahead....

    Price: CDN$ 19.74

    • Oh Danny Boy

    • Written by: Rhys Bowen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    In turn-of-the-century New York City, Irish immigrant Molly Murphy is contemplating giving up PI work for something a little less complicated, less exciting. Molly has had quite enough excitement recently, thank you very much. Especially from the handsome but deceptive NYPD captain Daniel Sullivan, whom she'd like to avoid completely. But when Daniel is accused of accepting bribes and lands himself in the Tombs, the notorious city jail, he begs Molly to help prove he was framed, and after everything they've been through, she cannot turn him down.

    Price: CDN$ 30.19

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