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  • Strong Poison: A Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane Mystery

    Dorothy L. Sayers, Ian Carmichael

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks America, Sept. 7, 2007)
    Dashing detective Lord Peter Wimsey is caught up in the murder trial of mystery writer Harriet Vane. Her fiancé has died of poisoning exactly as described in one of Harriets novelsso naturally she is the prime suspect. As Peter looks on, he not only falls in love with the accused but eagerly helps with Harriets defense when the first trial ends in a hung jury. Will she be convicted and executed for the crime, or can he save her life and win her hand in marriage? Strong Poison is the first of a series of Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mysteries in which their complex romantic relationship is revealed in detail. This superb classic was originally published in 1930.
  • The Littlest Dragon Stories

    Margaret Ryan, Sophie Aldred

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks, )
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  • Thomas and Friends: The Railway Stories, the Little Old Engine

    Rev W Awdry

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks, Jan. 1, 2009)
    This title includes three more original stories from the Reverend W. Awdry's bestselling "Railway Series", read by Michael Angelis, narrator of TV's "Thomas & Friends". "Duck and the Diesel Engine": the other engines are getting a little tired of Duck's know-it-all attitude and are pleased when a smooth-talking engine called Diesel arrives to help out. But when Duck shows him up, Diesel vows revenge. "The Little Old Engine": Skarloey returns from being repaired to discover that there are two new engines on the railway. Rusty the diesel is friendly and helpful - but Duncan is boisterous, careless and rude. "The Twin Engines": the Fat Controller orders an extra engine to help out, but is surprised when two engines arrive instead. Will Duncan or Douglas get to stay? This title includes music, sound effects and original "Thomas" songs.
  • Hickory Dickory Dock: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

    Hugh Fraser

    Audio CD (BBC Audioboooks America, Dec. 7, 2006)
    Normally, a mere outbreak of petty thefts in a youth hostel wouldn’t be enough to interest the great detective Hercule Poirot. However, the warden of the hostel is sister to Poirot’s secretary Miss Lemon, and concern for her sister is interfering with Miss Lemon’s typing abilities. Poirot finds himself with an intriguing puzzle on his hands, and before long, murder increases the mystery. The fastidious Belgian sleuth is brought to life by the voice of veteran British actor Hugh Fraser.
  • By the Pricking of My Thumbs: A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery

    Agatha Christie, Alex Jennings

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks, Aug. 12, 2008)
    Tommy and Tuppence Beresford investigate the death of Tommy's Aunt Ada at Sunny Ridge, a Scarborough home for elderly ladies.
  • Last of the Sky Pirates

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    Audio CD (Audiobooks, )
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  • The Virgin of Small Plains

    Nancy Pickard, Kymberly Dakin

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks, June 1, 2006)
    On the night of the decade's worst blizzard, a local farm boy discovers the naked body of a beautiful young woman in the snow. Seventeen years later, the Virgin of Small Plains has become a local myth. Strange miracles have visited those who faithfully tend to her grave and Small Plains becomes a haven for those hoping the Virgin will cure them. But soon strange and sinister events unfold. What really happened seventeen years ago? And why are some of the town's leading citizens so determined that the truth remain buried?
  • Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen

    Douglas Adams, James Goss

    Audio CD (BBC Audio, Jan. 1, 2018)
    Dan Starkey reads this brand new novel based on a storyline by Douglas Adams.The Doctor promised Romana the end of the universe, so she’s less than impressed when what she gets is a cricket match. But then the award ceremony is interrupted by eleven figures in white uniforms and peaked skull helmets, wielding bat-shaped weapons that fire lethal bolts of light into the screaming crowd. The Krikkitmen are back.Millions of years ago, the people of Krikkit learned they were not alone in the universe, and promptly launched a xenophobic crusade to wipe out all other life-forms. After a long and bloody conflict, the Time Lords imprisoned Krikkit within an envelope of Slow Time, a prison that could only be opened with the Wicket Gate key, a device that resembles – to human eyes, at least – an oversized set of cricket stumps…From Earth to Gallifrey, from Bethselamin to Devalin, from Krikkit to Mareeve II to the far edge of infinity, the Doctor and Romana are tugged into a pan-galactic conga with fate as they rush to stop the Krikkitmen gaining all five pieces of the key. If they fail, the entire cosmos faces a fiery retribution that will leave nothing but ashes… Duration: 9 hours 40 mins approx.
  • Little White Horse

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    Audio CD (BBC Audio Books, )
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  • Peter Pan: BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisation

    J. M. Barrie

    Audio CD (BBC Audio, Sept. 1, 2017)
    When Peter Pan flies into the night nursery of Wendy, John and Michael Darling, he takes them on the journey—and the adventure—of a lifetime. Award-winning producer Dirk Maggs directs, Toyah Willcox stars as Peter Pan, with Ron Moody as Captain Hook, Roy Hudd as Smee and June Whitfield as Mrs. Darling, along with stunning sound effects and specially composed music.
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  • The Merry Wives of Windsor

    William Shakespeare, Dinsdale Landen, Penny Downie, Arkangel Cast

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks America, July 28, 2005)
    [Full-Cast Audio Theater Dramatization. Dinsdale Landen is Falstaff. Sylvestra Le Touzel plays Mistress Ford and Penny Downie is Mistress Page. Nicholas Woodeson is Ford, Phillip Jackson is Page, and Clive Swift plays Justice Shallow.] It is said that Queen Elizabeth gave Shakespeare two weeks to write this play that showcases her favorite comedic character, Sir John Falstaff. The dissolute Falstaff plans to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two ''Merry Wives of Windsor,'' thereby gaining access to their husbands' wealth. The two women have the old rogue's measure, however, and Falstaff's plots lead only to his own humiliation. But the merry wives themselves fall prey to plotting as their plans to prevent Mistress Page's daughter Anne from marrying the young man she loves are frustrated in their turn.
  • Just William

    Richmal CROMPTON

    Audio Cassette (BBC Audiobooks, Jan. 1, 1990)
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