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Fans of Nicci French's Frieda Klein series may be less delighted by the authors' new audio thriller, a one-off about a music teacher named Bonnie who puts together a summer pickup band to play for a friend's wedding. The group is joined by an appealing but obviously disruptive rocker of some reputation who begins seducing people he shouldn't, appropriating funds not his, and... Read More
Narrators Emily Tremaine and Imogen Church introduce listeners to an antagonistic mother and daughter and a long-lost relative whose life provides stunning surprises. Hannah flees Florida and her alcoholic mother, Marla, for London. When Marla appears at Hannah's London flat unannounced, Hannah worries about the damage Marla will do. Tremaine delivers a feisty Hannah but offers... Read More
Imogen Church's nuanced narration builds a sense of mystery as she portrays Josephine, a journalist whose work and journey into motherhood have her reckoning with her past. She refers to "the scandal" often while recalling her adolescence at St. John the Divine, an elite English boarding school. Josephine's unraveling comes to a head at an alumni event, where listeners get the... Read More
Two narrators deliver this absorbing drama about teachers and students at a British-run missionary school in China at the time of the Japanese occupation. Their lives move from privilege to privation as the 100+ children, sons and daughters of missionaries and diplomats, are relocated, first, to a nearby dilapidated compound and, then, to the grim Weihsien internment camp.... Read More
Imogen Church’s extraordinary narration of Ruth Ware’s newest suspense novel will keep listeners glued to their earbuds, unable to do anything else but listen wide-eyed and rapt. In an homage to Agatha Christie (AND THEN THERE WERE NONE), Ware has taken the premise of people trapped in an isolated house with an unidentified killer; cleverly adapted the who, where, and what to... Read More
This audiobook production of Margot Livesey's arresting new novel has its shortcomings but is still well worth one's time. Three siblings walking home from school discover a boy lying unconscious in a field beside the road. In alternating chapters, and in vivid and precise detail, we follow the impact of Matthew, Zoe, and Duncan's discovery upon them. Narrator Imogen Church... Read More
Imogen Church's lively narration pairs well with Willan's informative, often playful survey of women cookbook writers (in the UK and U.S.) who changed culinary history. Church's deliciously entertaining and painlessly educational interpretation serves up fascinating insights about food and its preparation. The audiobook traces changes in kitchens from Hannah Woolley's hearth... Read More
First in a new series, this audiobook takes listeners to the depths of an empire still divided by a magical war that tore it apart years ago. Separated in childhood, siblings Gyre and Maya unknowingly find themselves on different sides of an underground war for power. Narrator Imogen Church's performance is high energy and effervescent. She does an excellent job individualizing... Read More
Narrator Imogen Church delivers a magical performance in this story of self-discovery. In her childhood years, Emily was the inspiration for a series of popular children's novels written by her late grandmother. Now an adult, Emily grieves the loss of her grandmother until she receives a letter suggesting the existence of a final manuscript. During the hunt for this last book,... Read More
Narrator Imogen Church's rich voice pilots listeners through Queen Cressa and Princess Cérulia's quest to lead their kingdom through political turmoil and war. Church capably meets the challenge of a diverse group of characters, embodying them and pivoting from one point of view to another from chapter to chapter. In doing so, she ensures that listeners remain fully immersed in... Read More
Imogen Church's stellar narration highlights the vivid detail and poetic language of this beautiful contemplation of our cosmos. In just under three hours, author Ella Frances Sanders whimsically explores our universe, considering carbon, stars, and our planet--among a myriad of other things--and how they relate to us. Church takes on the lyrical nature of the narrative with... Read More
Listeners will enjoy narrator Imogen Church's ability to develop multiple characters as the plot of Kendal's novel becomes increasingly complex. Holly's story is told in alternating timeframes that allow listeners to understand how she evolves from being a failed applicant to MI5 to a woman involved in an abusive relationship. The narration takes advantage of Church's ability... Read More
Imogen Church's performance of Jones's audiobook is a master class in characterization. Listeners will be drawn in both by the compelling story of family, virtue, and greed and by Church's ability to achieve the sound of a full-cast production all by herself. The story involves Bea and Dan, a British couple who dip into their meager savings to take a vacation. Their first stop... Read More
Imogen Church narrates Ruth Ware’s unsettling update of Henry James’s TURN OF THE SCREW. Nanny Rowan Caine arrives for her first day at what seems like a dream job to find that things are not as perfect as they first seemed. The house’s “smart” system malfunctions in the middle of the night, and the children hate her for no apparent reason. Church ably handles the children’s... Read More
Imogen Church leads a cast of five gifted narrators in this gripping psychological thriller in which an unnamed Englishwoman--a professor of creative writing--confronts the inner workings of the mind of a male student. The student, Nicholas, archly portrayed by Sam Woolf, reveals bit by bit through his sexually violent stories that he carries a horrible secret from his past.... Read More
Narrator Imogen Church turns this story about Martha Storm, a selfless, colorless librarian, into a compelling mystery. Martha was cursed with a sadistic father and a spineless mother who never defied him. Only her Nana Zelda encouraged her to use her imagination as a child. Now, with her family members are gone, Church credibly portrays a middle-aged spinster who is often... Read More
Nicola Cornick's spellbinding gothic romance is graced with outstanding narrations by Malk Williams, Imogen Church, Charlie Sanderson, and Rebecca Courtney. In 1763, Lady Isabella is trapped in a hateful marriage to sadistic Lord Eustace Gerard. Gerard has a dress made for Isabella, a magnificent, if mysterious, gold silk gown, which he orders her to wear. In 2004, Fenella... Read More
Five talented narrators deliver a shivery story in the style of an Agatha Christie mystery. One by one, the 13 people who are trapped by snow in an isolated lodge in the Scottish Highlands are found dead. Since this is a psychological thriller, most of the trapped guests and staff have ample opportunity to reveal their feelings about the past and present. Each chapter is... Read More
Gilly Macmillan's new audiobook capitalizes on the growth of true-crime podcasts and the reopening of cold case investigations. This mystery is told from three distinct perspectives by narrators Steven Brand, Steve West, and Imogen Church. Swift, a filmmaker portrayed by Brand, is haunted by the murders of his best friends 10 years before. His new podcast seeks to discover what... Read More
A sensational narration by Imogen Church keeps this historical fiction engaging and exciting. Set in Amsterdam during Holland's Golden Age, this riveting story offers fascinating descriptions of social norms, extraordinary people, and ordinary routines. Catrin, a widow, leaves her village and moves to Amsterdam to work as a housekeeper, leaving behind questions surrounding her... Read More
Celebrated British character actor Brendan Coyle (DOWNTON ABBEY) plays it tough and vulnerable in this tight Audible Studios original drama. The story involves the collapsed career of County Kent police detective Joe Cassidy, who has solved one too many haunting serial murder cases. When an old friend, the owner of a world-renowned wildlife park, comes to Cassidy for help in... Read More
Imogen Church is a lively and versatile narrator. Hal reads fortunes on Brighton Pier on the English south coast. Struggling to make ends meet, she receives a letter from a solicitor telling her she is a beneficiary in her late grandmother's will. But Hal's only known grandmother is long dead. Pursued by a ruthless loan shark, she is desperate enough to think she can employ her... Read More
Milly is traumatized when she realizes her mother is a serial killer. After she turns her mother into the police, Milly is put into a foster home and has to testify against her mother in court. But Milly's has secrets that make her wonder if she'll become like her mother. Narrator Imogen Church is particularly haunting when she acts out Milly's internal dialogue. In a near... Read More
Imogen Church meets the challenge of narrating Ware’s slow-burning psychological thriller. Church’s smooth, even-paced voice takes the listener back and forth between the present and 17 years ago, when a group of four teenage girlfriends at an English boarding school collude in “the lying game.” Church succeeds in projecting the personalities of all the female characters.... Read More
The river has claimed many lives over the years, and in the span of less than one year, two more women have been claimed. One woman had been researching the river and its victims; the other was a teenager who had no known motive to kill herself. Five narrators tell the story from the points of view of more than 15 characters. Each character's voice is unique, but the multitude... Read More
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