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  1. How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking Audiobook How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking
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  2. Between the World and Me Audiobook Between the World and Me
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  3. The Gates of Athens: Book One of Athenian Audiobook The Gates of Athens: Book One of Athenian
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  4. Written in Blood Audiobook Written in Blood
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  5. The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B Audiobook The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B
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  6. The Last Widow Audiobook The Last Widow
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  7. Daughters of Cornwall Audiobook Daughters of Cornwall
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  8. How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life Audiobook How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life
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  9. The Facilitator Audiobook The Facilitator
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  10. The Lying Life of Adults Audiobook The Lying Life of Adults
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The Rajah’s Emerald: An Agatha Christie Short Story Audiobook

The Rajah’s Emerald: An Agatha Christie Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: July 2020

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on audio. James has found himself at the fashionable resort Kimpton-on-Sea, all due to the persuasion of the young Grace who during the last few months of their courtship has become distinctly uppish. Amongst the upper echelons of society, including the Rajah of Maraputna, James feels distinctly disgruntled and out of place. Eager to both irritate and win over his sometime girlfriend, James bypasses the queue to the beach changing rooms and ducks into the private huts before impressively being the first in the sea. But, in his hurry to not be apprehended he jumps back to the huts, changes at lightning speed only to realise he is suddenly in the possession of a rather sought after object. Dabbling in a little detective work James throws himself into the breach.

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The Mystery of the Spanish Chest: A Hercule Poirot Short Story Audiobook

The Mystery of the Spanish Chest: A Hercule Poirot Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: June 2020

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on audio. Major Hastings and Hercule Poirot are not interested in the case of the Spanish Chest, so obviously has it been reported in the papers that it seems an entirely closed book. But, when Hastings persuades Poirot to attend a rather fabulous party given by Lady Chatterton there is someone sequestered upstairs waiting for the pair’s help. She’s so sure that there has been some great mistake and is desperate for their help. Will the contents of the dead man’s pockets reveal to the inscrutable eye of Hercule Poirot who the culprit is?

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Accident: An Agatha Christie Short Story Audiobook

Accident: An Agatha Christie Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: May 2020

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on audio. A retired police inspector recognizes a woman in his village whom he once suspected of murdering her husband. He is determined that her new husband won’t suffer the same fate…

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The Man in the Mist: An Agatha Christie Short Story Audiobook

The Man in the Mist: An Agatha Christie Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: April 2020

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on audio. The rather disgruntled pair is sequestered in the Grand Adlington Hotel having made a pig’s ear out of their latest case. But, whilst sipping mournful cocktails, with Tommy oddly dressed as a Parson, they are gleefully accosted by their old acquaintance Mr. Bulger who has London’s most beautiful stage actress, Gilda Glen, in tow. Feather brained and a little confused, Gilda takes Tommy for a real clergyman and scrawls out a desperate note to meet him away from the hotel. Whilst Tommy and Tuppence mull over the note, in storms a man, an old flame of Gilda’s claiming he wants to ring someone’s neck. When the duo turn up at the meeting place all hell breaks loose after a high pitch scream is heard.

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Philomel Cottage: An Agatha Christie Short Story Audiobook

Philomel Cottage: An Agatha Christie Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: March 2020

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on audio. Recently swept off her feet, after a week of courting, the newly married Alix Martin is a woman obsessed by a reoccurring dream of her new husband’s murder. Each time she can see the murderer clearly and it is the mild mannered man she had almost married wreaking his revenge. But, what is worse is that at the end of the dream she thanks the murderer. Alix, perplexed and confused calms herself in their pretty garden when their gardener, two days early, wishes her a happy trip and says he’s sad to hear that the couple may never return. More than perplexed Alix is now scared. Is the simple gardener confused or is she?

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What Am I Doing Here? Audiobook

What Am I Doing Here?

Author: Bruce Chatwin Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: October 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. The audio edition of What Am I Doing Here? by Bruce Chatwin. In this collection of profiles, essays and travel stories, Chatwin takes us to Benin, where he is arrested as a mercenary during a coup; to Boston to meet an LSD guru who believes he is Christ; to India with Indira Ghandi when she attempted a political comeback in 1978; and to Nepal where he reminds us that 'Man's real home is not a house, but the Road, and that life itself is a journey to be walked on foot'

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In Patagonia Audiobook

In Patagonia

Author: Bruce Chatwin Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: October 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. The audio edition of In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin. Beautifully written and full of wonderful descriptions and intriguing tales, In Patagonia is an account of Bruce Chatwin's travels to a remote country in search of a strange beast and his encounters with the people whose fascinating stories delay him on the road.

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The Songlines Audiobook

The Songlines

Author: Bruce Chatwin Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: October 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. The audio edition of The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin. The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of the land and the secrets of its past. In this magical account Chatwin recalls his travels across the length and breadth of Australia seeking to find the truth about the songs and unravel the mysteries of their stories.

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The Girl in the Train: An Agatha Christie Short Story Audiobook

The Girl in the Train: An Agatha Christie Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: October 2019

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time as an ebook. After being fired from his uncle's firm for his playboy antics, George Rowland decides to leave London on a whim. Waiting for his train to depart from Waterloo, a beautiful young girl dashes in and begs him to hide her. Wrapped up in the excitement he agrees to follow a suspicious looking man and guard a packet for her. But he soon finds that she isn't quite as innocent as she looks...

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The Moonstone: Penguin Classics Audiobook

The Moonstone: Penguin Classics

Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Jessie Buckley, Richard Cordery, Julian Wadham, David Sturzaker, Hugh Fraser, Bruce Alexander, Oscar Batterham, Matthew Spencer, James MacCallum, Stewart Clarke and Jot Davies. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Sandra Kemp. The Moonstone, a priceless yellow diamond, is looted from an Indian temple and maliciously bequeathed to Rachel Verinder. On her eighteenth birthday, her friend and suitor Franklin Blake brings the gift to her. That very night, it is stolen again. No one is above suspicion, as the idiosyncratic Sergeant Cuff and the Franklin piece together a puzzling series of events as mystifying as an opium dream and as deceptive as the nearby Shivering Sand. T. S. Eliot famously described THE MOONSTONE as 'the first, the longest and the best of modern English detective novels', but, as Sandra Kemp discusses in her introduction, it offers many other facets, which reveal Collins's sensibilities as untypical of his era. (c) 1868, Wilkie Collins (P) 2019 Penguin Audio

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Murder Under the Sun: 13 summer mysteries by the Queen of Crime Audiobook

Murder Under the Sun: 13 summer mysteries by the Queen of Crime

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: July 2019

Get away from it all with this selection of mid-summer murders by Agatha Christie, read by television's Captain Hastings, the actor and novelist Hugh Fraser! Summer. Holiday season. A time for rest and relaxation. But murder can strike anywhere, as this selection of an 'unlucky thirteen' mysteries by Agatha Christie proves. Join Hercule Poirot, Christopher Parker Pyne, Harley Quin and James Bond on this special holiday-themed collection, and take a dip into these short stories, perfect for killing time on the beach, by the pool - or at home, when planning to get away from it all. STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION: • The Rajah's Emerald • The Oracle at Delphi • Wasp's Nest • A Death on the Nile • Problem at Pollensa Bay • Have You Got Everything You Want? • Triangle at Rhodes • The House at Shiraz • Double Sin • The Gate of Baghdad • The Regatta Mystery • The Pearl of Price • The Man from the Sea

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By the Pricking of My Thumbs & Postern of Fate Audiobook

By the Pricking of My Thumbs & Postern of Fate

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Release Date: January 2013

When Tommy and Tuppence visit an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they think nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada is a very difficult old lady. But when Mrs. Lockett mentions a poisoned mushroom stew and Mrs. Lancaster talks about "something behind the fireplace," Tommy and Tuppence find themselves caught up in a spine-chilling adventure that could spell death for either of them . . .

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