Most widely held works by Anna Bentinck
One day by David Nicholls ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
After a fateful summer day in 1988, Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley knew they shared something special. However, a romance never blossomed between them. Every year for the next two decades, Dex and Em meet up on July 15th, the anniversary of their first meeting, to swap stories of love, loss, and laughter, until they finally uncover the true love that binds them together.
Life begins by Amanda Brookfield ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"If life begins at forty, then Charlotte Turner's life is not off to the best of starts. On top of a recent divorce and trouble with her twelve-year-old son, the husband of her closest friend has just started to show a bit too much interest in her as a newly-single woman. But only when Charlotte has faced up to some uncomfortable truths about her past can she finally shed the unhappy skin she's been so comfortable in and open up her life and her heart to all the promise and possibility that her future holds"--Publisher's website.
Five children and it by E Nesbit ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
When four brothers and sisters discover a Psammead, or sand-fairy, in the gravel pit near the country house where they are staying, they have no way of knowing all the adventures its wish-granting will bring them.
The hunger trace by Edward Hogan ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
After the sudden death of David Bryant, the charismatic owner of a Derbyshire parkland, three people are left to mourn him in very different ways. Maggie, David's young widow; Louisa, who has harboured an infatuation with Dabid since her youth; and Christopher, David's eccentric teenage son from an earlier marriage.
101 ways to get your child to read by Patience Thomson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Advice on how to develop interest for reading books in children.
Fallen angels by Bernard Cornwell ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
The Lazenders are a gilded family. But Toby Lazender, the heir, is now mysteriously absent. His sister, Campion is runnung the family estates. But The Fallen Angels - among the most dangerous men in Europe - are plotting revolution, and the Lazender fortune can help.
A crowning mercy by Bernard Cornwell ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
When an unbearable suitor is forced upon a young girl, she flees to seek her lover, taking with her the one gift left to her by her unknown father, a pendant of gold. There are four of these jewels, each key to a secret, each owned by a stranger, and when one person has them all, the holder will have great wealth and power.
Unfinished portrait by Anthea Fraser ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
When Rona Parish is commissioned to write a biography of artist Elspeth Wilding, who disappeared months earlier, by the artist's concerned sister, Rona discovers that Wilding's closest friend committed suicide shortly after having an argument with her.
The girl from Poor House Lane by Freda Lightfoot ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Freda Lightfoot returns to her beloved Lakes for her new saga... The slums of Poor House Lane are no place to bring up a child, and since the death of her husband, Kate has struggled to feed her beloved baby son, relying on hand-outs and charity. When the wealthy, childless Tysons offer to adopt Callum and employ Kate as his nursemaid, she feels compelled to accept, but she is not prepared for the jealousy of Eliot Tyson's brother, Charles, who sees Callum as a direct threat to his inheritance. When events take an unexpected turn, Kate finds herself back in Poor House Lane - wondering how to find her missing son.
Down cemetery road by Mick Herron ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Sarah Tucker becomes obsessed with finding a little girl who disappears after a nearby house is destroyed by a massive explosion. Soon she is on a journey with a troubled ex-soldier who is on the run from murderous enemies.
Sir Walter's lady by Judith Saxton ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
In the court of Queen Elizabeth I, Bess Throckmorton meets and falls in love with Sir Walter Raleigh. Despite the many absences and imprisonments their love for one another never falters.
The empty moon by Susan Widdicombe ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Jane was close to the family that employed her, but they would not say why they hated Stuart Carson. Unfortunately, she found herself attracted to him.
The last voice you hear by Mick Herron ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
When a woman dies beneath the wheels of a train and her newly acquired love fails to turn up at the funeral, private investigator Zoe Boehm is hired to find him. And in attempting to unlock the secrets of a woman she's never met, in search of a man who might be anyone, Zoe only finds more questions: Where did Alan Talmadge come from? Why does he appear to have no history? How did he meet Caroline Daniels? And has he killed before? Zoe is accustomed to finding answers to the questions she asks; accustomed too to finding the people she looks for. But as her search leads her nearer to two different kinds of criminal, she starts to wonder if the man she is looking for has found her first. And if he has, is that going to make her another victim...?
Still voices by Maria Barrett ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Three lives converge... Charles, a respected professor of history, is writing a book on a Victorian crime of passion. Lotte is unhappily married to a bully of a man. Annie is newly promoted to Detective Inspector. When a student goes missing, their lives suddenly become intertwined. Strong language. 2002.
The serpent's tooth by Michelle Paver ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Since she was twelve years old, Belle has lived with a secret, a secret that cuts her off from her family and isolates her wherever she goes. Against the unfolding horror of the Great War, her search for peace takes her from the brittle gaiety of English country house society to the remote Scottish mansions where her grandmother's tragedy was played out, and to the battlefields of Flanders. As the scarred and shattered men return from the trenches, and the influenza epidemic scythes across the country, Belle must finally discover a way to break free of her secret or lose her last chance of happiness.
Victoria by Evelyn Anthony ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The phoenix and the carpet by E Nesbit ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
This sequel to Five children and It sees the four children finding a carpet and then being told by a phoenix that it is a magic carpet. It means a series of adventures. Anna Bentinck reads the tale with great charm. With delightful music of the period.
Beyond black by Hilary Mantel ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A little death by Laura Wilson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
London, 1955. Three bodies are found in a house but when the police search for the murder weapon, vital evidence has been destroyed. One of the victims is former society beauty Georgina Gresham, prime suspect in the notorious murder of her husband, James, almost thirty years earlier. Beside her lie the bodies of her brother Edmund and housekeeper Ada. But there is a link with the past. In the 1890s three children played together in a beautiful garden. Their lives were secure, their future certain - until the youngest child was found with fatal head injuries.
Sad flowers of winter by Stella Ross ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A personnel officer is supposed to be good at handling people, but not when she comes into her office to find her lover kissing her secretary. So Chere gave up her job, rashly, as it turned out. She was just about starving to death when she heard she'd been left a cottage in Devon. And a very old friend was there to greet her ...
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