Constance written by Rosie Thomas performed by Eve Haddon on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99
Connie Thorne was a foundling, a child left by her mother for strangers to find. Forty years on, without ever being able to discover her true identity, she has put all her energy into creating a flawless shell for herself. As a child, she was musical, her sister Jeanette was deaf. One of them was dark, the other sunny. Yet they both fell in...
Cranford written by Elizabeth Gaskell performed by Clare Wille on CD (Unabridged)£9.99 - £14.99
This charming piece of social observation throws a gentle spotlight on life in a small village in northern England of the 1850s. The middle-aged ladies, existing in rather impoverished circumstances nevertheless maintain the rules of politeness which they feel they should live by. Read with great sensitivity by Clare Wille.
Faulks on Fiction written by Sebastian Faulks performed by James Wilby on CD (Unabridged)£19.99
The publication of Robinson Crusoe in London in 1719 marked the arrival of a revolutionary art form: the novel. British writers were prominent in shaping the new type of storytelling - one which reflected the experiences of ordinary people, with characters in whom readers could find not only an escape, but a deeper understanding of their own lives.
Over written by Margaret Forster performed by Susan Jameson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99
Don and Louise's eighteen-year-old daughter Miranda has died in a sailing accident. While Louise takes steps to move on with her life, Don cannot come to terms with the chain of events that led to her death. Instead, he is determined to bring someone to account. The surviving children handle the loss of their sister better than their...
The Prodigal Wife written by Marcia Willett performed by June Barrie on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99
The Keep - that beautiful, ancient family home where the Chadwick family have lived for generations - is still a haven from the heartbreaks and storms of life. Jolyon Chadwick, a famous television presenter, takes his new girlfriend Henrietta home to meet his extended family - also to meet Marie, the mother who deserted him and his father many years ago, now reappeared and seeming to want forgiveness. Jolyon, however, is not in the mood for forgiveness...