Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How to Be a Victorian by Ruth Goodman, read by Patience Tomlinson.How to be a Victorian - a time traveller´s guide to Victorian Britain by the BBC´s Ruth Goodman. We know what life was like for Victoria and Albert. But what was it like for a commoner like you or me? How did it feel to cook with coal and wash with tea leaves? Drink beer for breakfast and clean your teeth with cuttlefish? Dress in whalebone and feed opium to the baby? Surviving everyday life came down to the gritty details, the small necessities and tricks of living.Drawing on Ruth´s unique first-hand experience, gained from living on a Victorian farm for a year, this book will teach you everything you need to know about 19th-century living.If you liked A Time Traveller´s Guide to Medieval England or If Walls Could Talk, you will love this book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patience Tomlinson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pauk/001789/bk_pauk_001789_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When she comes of age, it is made clear to beautiful, innocent orphan Rose Hale that she will soon be required to surrender her innocence to the esteemed gentleman Julius Summersby, a suitor personally selected by her guardian. Though she is initially delighted to be courted by such a powerful, handsome man, it isn´t long before Rose is shocked to find herself stripped bare and put on shameful display during an outing with her future husband.Rose´s reluctance to submit to Julius´ demands earns her a painful, humiliating strapping on her bare bottom, but his mastery of her body arouses her intensely, and she is left longing for more as he claims her in every way.Despite his strict discipline, Rose looks forward to the day Julius will make her his bride, and she jumps at the opportunity to take up residence nearer to him. But when she arrives in London, Rose discovers that his plans for her have changed dramatically, and she will be no more than a mistress. With her reputation already all but ruined, can she dare to hope that a better man will rescue her?Publisher´s note: His Blushing Rose is the fifth book of the Victorian Correction series. It includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don´t buy this book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Somervell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/123428/bk_acx0_123428_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
After she is terribly rude to a gentleman with powerful connections, 18-year-old debutante Caroline Montgomery´s prospects for a suitable marriage are placed in great jeopardy. If she is to have any chance for a decent match, her prideful impertinence must be punished so severely and shamefully that she is left completely humbled and properly trained to please her future husband.To accomplish this task, Caroline´s guardian calls upon the aid of the famous Dr. Brown, and soon enough the beautiful, headstrong young lady has been stripped bare, intimately examined, and firmly chastised. But it will take much more than a sore, thoroughly caned bottom to ensure that such a wayward girl is appropriately penitent, and Caroline´s correction has only just begun.Over the coming days, her beautiful, virgin body will be claimed, used, and shared by four stern, handsome gentleman and one strict, beautiful lady, and by the time they are finished she will truly understand how it feels to quiver with need and burn with humiliation at the same time.Publisher´s note: Properly Theirs is the 10th book of the Victorian Correction series. The books of the Victorian Correction series are stand-alone works which can be listened to in any order. Properly Theirs includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don´t buy this book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Martin Royal. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/137153/bk_acx0_137153_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
After her wagon train is attacked, 18-year-old Alice Rhodes flees for her life and manages to reach the town of Brownsville, Nebraska. But it doesn´t take long for Alice to discover that Brownsville is no ordinary frontier settlement, and on the very next day, she is stripped bare, shamefully examined by the local doctor and placed in a special school where she will be trained to surrender her virgin body completely to the man who will eventually claim her.Though it leaves her blushing crimson when she is birched for any disobedience and made to please the men of the town in the most humiliating of ways, Alice finds herself drawn to Joe Smithers, the rugged, handsome pioneer at whose home she initially arrived. But before he can claim her, Joe will need to demonstrate publicly that he is prepared to well and truly master her.Publisher´s Note: Kept for Training is the eighth book of the Victorian Correction series. The books of the Victorian Correction series are stand-alone works which can be heard in any order. Kept for Training includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don´t buy this book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jack Noble. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/129680/bk_acx0_129680_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When 18-year-old Rebecca Adams spends the summer as the guest of a respected noblewoman, her promiscuity quickly becomes problematic for her host. In the hopes of avoiding an embarrassing public incident, the services of Dr. Reginald Brown are called upon, and the esteemed physician wastes no time in conducting an intimate, humiliating examination to determine the appropriate course of treatment for Rebecca´s wanton behavior.Upon completion of his examination, Dr. Brown concludes that the headstrong girl is in urgent need of firm correction, and to Rebecca´s shock the man chosen for the task is James Oakes, an up-and-coming member of the household staff. In spite of her shame and indignation at being stripped bare and spanked soundly by a common footman, James´ stern dominance leaves Rebecca quivering with desire, and when he claims her hard and thoroughly it is better than anything she has experienced before. But will he prove up to the task of mastering her properly?Publisher´s Note: Reforming Rebecca is the seventh book of the Victorian Correction series. The books of the Victorian Correction series are stand-alone works which can be listened to in any order. Reforming Rebecca includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don´t buy this audiobook. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Martin Royal. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/133338/bk_acx0_133338_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It’s the summer of 1879, and Annie Fuller, a young San Francisco widow, is in trouble. Annie’s husband squandered her fortune before committing suicide five years earlier, and one of his creditors is now threatening to take the boardinghouse she owns to pay off a debt. Annie Fuller also possesses a secret. She supplements her income by giving domestic and business advice as Madam Sibyl, one of San Francisco’s most exclusive clairvoyants, and one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, Matthew Voss, has died. The police believe his death was suicide brought upon by bankruptcy, but Annie believes Voss has been murdered and that his assets have been stolen. Nate Dawson wrestles with a difficult decision. As the Voss family lawyer, he would love to prove that Matthew Voss didn´t leave his grieving family destitute. But that would mean working with Annie Fuller, a woman who alternatively attracts and infuriates him as she shatters every notion he ever had of proper ladylike behavior.Sparks fly as Anne and Nate pursue the truth about the murder of Matthew Voss in this light-hearted, cozy historical mystery set in the foggy, gas-lit world of Victorian San Francisco. Maids of Misfortuneis the first book in M. Louisa Locke’s USA Today bestselling Victorian San Francisco mystery series, followed by Uneasy Spirits, Bloody Lessons, Deadly Proof, Pilfered Promises, and Scholarly Pursuits. Locke’s shorter works, found in Victorian San Francisco Stories and Victorian San Francisco Novellas, feature minor characters from the series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alexandra Haag. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/148784/bk_acx0_148784_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Eighteen-year-old Leticia Stewart will soon be married to Sir Henry Vexin, the strict gentleman who has been her guardian since she came of age, but first, she must be properly trained. Though Sir Henry´s plans for Leticia will often leave her blushing with shame, she will also frequently find herself quivering with need as her beautiful body is thoroughly and skillfully mastered.To help prepare his young bride for her new role, Sir Henry enlists the aid of Dr. Reginald Brown, and when Leticia refuses to undress for the respected physician´s examination, she is soundly spanked. But it is only after she is caught in a scandalous act with her beautiful young maid that Leticia truly learns what it means to be punished in the most intimate way possible.Publisher´s note: His Bride´s Shameful Training is the ninth audiobook of the Victorian Correction series. The audiobooks of the Victorian Correction series are stand-alone works that can be listened to in any order. His Bride´s Shameful Training includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don´t buy this audiobook. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jack Noble. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/133065/bk_acx0_133065_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
After she is caught in the midst of a scandalous indiscretion, 18-year-old Ginevra Audley is soundly birched in front of her finishing school classmates and then brought to Dr. Reginald Brown for further correction. She is made to strip completely and display herself shamefully before the stern doctor, and when she is disobedient during the intimate, humiliating examination, Ginevra is punished in the most embarrassing of ways. Once Dr. Brown is finished with her, Ginevra is handed over to a handsome young gentleman who will train her thoroughly and then take her as his bride. Publisher´s Note: Examined and Corrected is the sixth entry in the Victorian Correction series. It is a short story which includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don´t buy this audiobook. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roger. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/088779/bk_acx0_088779_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.