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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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McLevy The Collected Editions: Series 11 & 12: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas Audiobook

McLevy The Collected Editions: Series 11 & 12: BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas

Author: David Ashton Narrator: , Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond Release Date: December 2016

Nine episodes of the popular BBC Radio 4 Victorian detective drama starring Brian Cox and Siobhan Redmond including a remake of the original pilot episode, Meet James McLevy. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, this gripping series sees James McLevy prowling the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland and Lieutenant Roach. A Price to Pay: The mild-mannered wife of a town councillor admits to murdering her husband. The Seventh Veil: An exotic dancer arrives in town, and Jean Brash pays some old debts. The Night Walker: A lodger dies in his room, and McLevy finds a woman unconscious in the street. The Devil Makes a Move: McLevy protects a young woman, and Jean Brash's life is in danger. Meet James McLevy: How it all began McLevy investigates when a bank manager is found dead. A Matter of Balance: A high-wire circus artiste receives a death threat. A Man of Honour: Mullholland is challenged to a duel, and McLevy is out of favour with Jean Brash. He Who Waits: The grand opening of the new Leith docks attracts bigwigs and saboteurs. The Last Goodbye: After the opening of the docks, nothing will ever be the same again for McLevy. Brian Cox and Siobhan Redmond star as Inspector McLevy and Jean Brash, with Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Constable Mulholland and David Ashton as Lieutenant Roach. Duration: 7 hours approx.

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McLevy: The Collected Editions: Series 9 & 10: 8 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 crime drama series Audiobook

McLevy: The Collected Editions: Series 9 & 10: 8 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 crime drama series

Author: David Ashton Narrator: , Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond Release Date: July 2016

Eight episodes of the popular BBC Radio 4 Victorian detective drama, starring Brian Cox and Siobhan Redmond. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, this gripping series sees James McLevy prowling the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland and Lieutenant Roach. A Dangerous Remedy: McLevy investigates a series of street attacks on clients of the Just Land. No Looking Back: The Inspector discovers that a murdered man was last seen in the Just Land. A Pearl in the Oyster: A young prostitute dies on the steps of the Just Land. The Cross-Roads: McLevy is kidnapped by a grieving father seeking revenge for his son's death. A Different Path: A turf war breaks out between rival factions in the Leith underworld. The Cat's Claw: McLevy investigates as derelicts in Leith are attacked and killed in the street. A Sore Convulsion: An expansion of the docks threatens to change Leith forever. A Secret Life: Riots break out in Leith and McLevy's relationship with Jean Brash intensifies. Brian Cox and Siobhan Redmond star as Inspector McLevy and Jean Brash, with Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Constable Mulholland and David Ashton as Lieutenant Roach. Duration: 6 hours approx.

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The Vanishing Velázquez: A 19th Century Bookseller's Obsession with a Lost Masterpiece Audiobook

The Vanishing Velázquez: A 19th Century Bookseller's Obsession with a Lost Masterpiece

Author: Laura Cumming Narrator: Siobhan Redmond Release Date: April 2016

From one of the world's most expert art critics, the incredible true story-part art history and part mystery-of a Velazquez portrait that went missing and the obsessed nineteenth-century bookseller determined to prove he had found it. When John Snare, a nineteenth-century provincial bookseller, traveled to a liquidation auction, he stumbled on a vivid portrait of King Charles I that defied any explanation. The Charles of the painting was young-too young to be king-and yet also too young to be painted by the Flemish painter to which the work was attributed. Snare had found something incredible-but what? His research brought him to Diego Velazquez, whose long-lost portrait of Prince Charles has eluded art experts for generations. Velazquez (1599-1660) was the official painter of the Madrid court, during the time the Spanish Empire teetered on the edge of collapse. When Prince Charles of England-a man wealthy enough to help turn Spain's fortunes-ventured to the court to propose a marriage with a Spanish princess, he allowed just a few hours to sit for his portrait. Snare believed only Velazquez could have met this challenge. But in making his theory public, Snare was ostracized, victim to aristocrats and critics who accused him of fraud, and forced to choose, like Velazquez himself, between art and family. A thrilling investigation into the complex meaning of authenticity and the unshakable determination that drives both artists and collectors of their work, The Vanishing Velazquez travels from extravagant Spanish courts in the 1700s to the gritty courtrooms and auction houses of nineteenth-century London and New York. But it is above all a tale of mystery and detection, of tragic mishaps and mistaken identities, of class, politics, snobbery, crime, and almost farcical accident. It is a magnificently crafted page-turner, a testimony to how and why great works of art can affect us to the point of obsession.

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McLevy: The Collected Editions: Series 7 & 8: 8 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 crime drama series Audiobook

McLevy: The Collected Editions: Series 7 & 8: 8 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 crime drama series

Author: David Ashton Narrator: Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond Release Date: April 2016

Eight episodes of the BBC Radio 4 detective series set in Victorian Edinburgh, starring Brian Cox. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland’s first policemen, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland. The Firebrand: A women's rights campaigner is kidnapped, and it's up to McLevy to investigate. Dead Reckoning: A strange case of grave robbing has McLevy puzzled. Prince of Darkness: One of Jean Brash's old lovers is back from the dead – and out for revenge. A Distant Death: McLevy's nightmares of death by drowning seem about to come true... The Blue Gown: With the help of Jean Brash, McLevy investigates the death of a seamstress. Flesh and Blood: A student is accused when a tavern brawl ends in murder. A Fine Deception: Suspicion falls on a stage magician after a jewel robbery at Edinburgh Castle. The Last Illusion: McLevy must proves his theory that a celebrated conjurer is a thief. Brian Cox stars as Inspector McLevy, with Siobhán Redmond as Jean Brash and Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Constable Mulholland.Duration: 6 hours approx.

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The Vanishing Man: In pursuit of Velazquez Audiobook

The Vanishing Man: In pursuit of Velazquez

Author: Laura Cumming Narrator: Siobhan Redmond Release Date: March 2016

*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week* *Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2016* 'The Vanishing Man is a riveting detective story and a brilliant reconstruction of an art controversy, but it is also a homage to the art of Velázquez, written by a critic who remains spellbound by his genius, as readers will be spellbound by this book' - Colm Tóibín In 1845, a Reading bookseller named John Snare came across the dirt-blackened portrait of a prince at a country house auction. Suspecting that it might be a long-lost Velázquez, he bought the picture and set out to discover its strange history. When Laura Cumming stumbled on a startling trial involving John Snare, it sent her on a search of her own. At first she was pursuing the picture, and the life and work of the elusive painter, but then she found herself following the bookseller's fortunes too - from London to Edinburgh to nineteenth-century New York, from fame to ruin and exile. An innovative fusion of detection and biography, this book shows how and why great works of art can affect us, even to the point of mania. And on the trail of John Snare, Cumming makes a surprising discovery of her own. But most movingly, The Vanishing Man is an eloquent and passionate homage to the Spanish master Velázquez, bringing us closer to the creation and appreciation of his works than ever before.

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The Other Mrs Walker Audiobook

The Other Mrs Walker

Author: Mary Paulson-Ellis Narrator: Siobhan Redmond Release Date: March 2016

The Other Mrs Walker is the beguiling debut from Mary Paulson-Ellis, for fans of Kate Atkinson and Sarah Waters. Somehow she'd always known that she would end like this. In a small square room, in a small square flat. In a small square box, perhaps. Cardboard, with a sticker on the outside. And a name . . . In a freezing, desolate Edinburgh flat an old woman takes her last breath surrounded by the few objects she has accrued over a lifetime: an emerald dress, a brazil nut engraved with the ten commandments - and six orange pips sucked dry. Meanwhile, guided by the flip of a coin, Margaret Penny arrives back at her old family home, escaping a life in London recently turned to ash. Faced with relying on a resentful mother she has never really known, Margaret soon finds herself employed by the Office for Lost People, tasked with finding the families of the dead: the neglected, the abandoned, the lost. Her instructions are to uncover paperwork, yet the only thing Mrs Walker, the old woman in her current case, left behind is a series of peculiar objects. But in the end it is these objects that will unravel Mrs Walker's real story: a story rooted in the London grime and moving from the 1930s to the present day, a story of children abandoned and lost, of beguiling sisters and misplaced mothers, of deception and thievery, family secrets and the very deepest of betrayals; in which the extraordinary circular nature of life will glitter from the page. For in uncovering the astonishing tale of an old woman who died alone, Margaret will finally discover her own story too . . .

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McLevy The Collected Editions: Series 5 & 6 Audiobook

McLevy The Collected Editions: Series 5 & 6

Author: David Ashton Narrator: , Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond Release Date: January 2016

Brian Cox stars as the Edinburgh detective in eight episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of a Victorian Inspector in Scotland, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.To Keep Him Honest: With big bets on a champion boxing match, the local crooks keep McLevy busy.Picture of Innocence: A high court judge is dead, and suspicion falls on his wife.The Chosen One: 'The Princess of the Occult' is a sell-out success, but McLevy thinks she's a fraud. The Reckoning: As Jean prepares for a wedding, death stalks McLevy. A Bolt from the Blue: A corpse is found floating in Leith docks. End of the Line: Two ladies discover the body of a drunken Italian aristocrat at Waverley station.Jack O'Diamonds: Jean Brash plans revenge on a sadistic client, but he is not a man to cross lightly. Queen Of Spades: Jean's battle with Caleb Grant has heartbreaking consequences. Written by David Ashton, these atmospheric radio dramas co-star Siobhan Redmond as Jean Brash and Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Constable Mulholland.Duration: 6 hours approx.

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McLevy The Collected Editions: Series 3 & 4, Nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series Audiobook

McLevy The Collected Editions: Series 3 & 4, Nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series

Author: David Ashton Narrator: , Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond Release Date: October 2015

Brian Cox stars as the Victorian detective in a further nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 seriesInspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.Behind the Curtain: A theatrical landlady receives a chilling death threat. A Voice from the Grave: Summertime, and the heat is on as McLevy tracks a brutal killer. The Dark Shadow: A jewel theft brings an infamous criminal within McLevy's grasp. Servant of the Crown: The detective joins Her Majesty's protection squad to hunt an assassin. A Piece of Cake: A top chef is the toast of the city but burglary and murder are on the menu. The Sea Change: There's something fishy about the Fair's star attraction, the lovely Little Mermaid. Sins of the Fathers: A runaway bridegroom and a blackmailer spell double trouble for McLevy. The Devil's Disguise: The Devil comes a-calling for the detective on Halloween. Christmas Special: McLevy stalks a supernatural thief who is haunting the streets of Edinburgh.Written by David Ashton, these atmospheric radio dramas co-star Siobhán Redmond as Jean Brash and Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Constable Mulholland.

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McLevy, The Collected Editions: Part One Pilot, S1-2: Nine BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas including th Audiobook

McLevy, The Collected Editions: Part One Pilot, S1-2: Nine BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas including th

Author: David Ashton Narrator: , Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond Release Date: June 2015

Brian Cox stars as the Edinburgh detective in nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of a Victorian Inspector in Scotland, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.Pilot Episode: The detective’s first adventure.For Unto Us: McLevy goes on the trail of an ingenious cat-burglar.The Trophy Club: McLevy tries to solve the murder of a prostitute.The Second Shadow: The detective is distracted from his work by a woman.The Burning Question: An unsolved murder brings vigilantes onto the streets.A Good Walk Spoilt: A game of golf has desperate stakes.Wild Justice: A ghost from the past returns to haunt McLevy.The Wild Spark: A tobacco warehouse goes up in smoke.Stab in the Back: A hired killer roams Leith’s dark alleys.Siobhán Redmond co-stars as Jean Brash and Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Mulholland in these nine BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas.

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The Nation's Favourite Poems Audiobook

The Nation's Favourite Poems

Author: Various Narrator: Greg Wise, John Nettles, Siobhan Redmond Release Date: December 2007

Forty-five of Britain’s best-loved poems, read by John Nettles, Siobhan Redmond, Greg Wise and Emma Fielding. In a nationwide poll conducted by BBC Television's Bookworm to find the nation's favourite poem, Rudyard Kipling's 'If' was voted number one. This compilation brings together over 40 poems from the poll, including the top 10, all stirringly read by John Nettles, Siobhàn Redmond, Greg Wise, and Emma Fielding. ©1998 BBC Audiobooks Ltd (P)1998 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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