Harlequin: Historic

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  • Trial by Desire

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Courtney Milan
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Jasicki
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (78)
    Performance
    (56)
    Story
    (56)

    In the three years since her husband left her, Lady Kathleen Carhart has managed to forge a fulfilling life for herself. But when Ned Carhart unexpectedly returns, she finds her tranquility uprooted--and her deepest secrets threatened. Though she has no intention of falling for Ned's charms, Kate can no longer deny the desire that still burns in her heart.

    Kimberly says: "A nice listen"
  • Bound to Please

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Hope Tarr
    • Narrated By Isabelle Gordon
    Overall
    (109)
    Performance
    (17)
    Story
    (18)

    Fifteenth-century Scotland is a tough place to be a woman in charge. Brianna MacLeod, new laird of her clan, needs a child to establish her position. And the best way to do that is to demand the sexual services of her sworn - and very sexy - enemy!

    CAROLYN says: "DON'T OVERLOOK THIS SHORT STEAMING MEDIEVAL STORY"
  • Four in Hand

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated By Ashford MacNab
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (237)
    Performance
    (97)
    Story
    (93)

    Max Rotherbridge couldn't believe it. Along with the dukedom of Twyford, he - London's most notorious rogue - had inherited wardship of four devilishly attractive sisters! Including the irresistible Caroline Twinning. The eldest Twinning was everything he had ever wanted in a woman, but even Max couldn't seduce his own ward...or could he?

    Rita says: "The Rouge had no idea lol"
  • Safe Passage

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Ida Cook
    • Narrated By Helen Stern
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    Safe Passage is one of the most unusual and inspiring accounts to come out of the cataclysm of World War II. First published in 1950, Ida's memoir of the adventures she and Louise shared remains as fresh, vital and entertaining as the woman who wrote it. The Cook sisters' zest for life and genuine "goodness" shines through every page and explains why the leading opera singers of their day befriended and loved them.

  • The Concubine

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Jade Lee
    • Narrated By Gabra Zackman
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (4)

    Chen Ji Yue is on her way to empress superstardom in 19th-century China. She only has to vanquish 300 rivals to bring her family great honor. Oh, and she may not find the deliciously sexy Sun Bo Tao - the emperor's best friend - at all delicious. Or sexy. Damn. Ji Yue is in big trouble. Because Bo Tao is definitely very sexy....And Ji Yue is about to discover that chastity is overrated....

  • Silent on the Moor

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Deanna Raybourn
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (500)
    Performance
    (269)
    Story
    (268)

    In Grimsgrave Hall, enigmatic Nicholas Brisbane has inherited a ruined estate, replete with uncanny tenants and one unwanted houseguest: Lady Julia Grey. Despite his admonitions to stay away, Lady Julia arrives in Yorkshire to find Brisbane as remote and maddeningly attractive as ever. Cloistered together, they share the moldering house with the proud but impoverished remnants of an ancient family: the sort that keeps their bloodline pure and their secrets close.

    M&M says: "Compelling romance continues"
  • A Dangerous Love

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Brenda Joyce
    • Narrated By Eve Bianco
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (126)
    Performance
    (26)
    Story
    (27)

    Torn from his Romany mother's arms as a small boy, Viscount Emilian St. Xavier has spent a lifetime ignoring the whispers of "gypsy" that follow him everywhere. A nobleman with wealth, power and privilege, he does not care what the gadjos think. But when the Romany come to Derbyshire with news of his mother's murder at the hands of a mob, his world implodes.

    A User says: "UGH"
  • Silent in the Sanctuary

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Deanna Raybourn
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (526)
    Performance
    (243)
    Story
    (242)

    Fresh from a six-month sojourn in Italy, Lady Julia returns home to Sussex to find her father's estate crowded with family and friends: but dark deeds are afoot at the deconsecrated abbey, and a murderer roams the ancient cloisters.

    Judy says: "Wrong narrator listed"
  • The Perfect Bride

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Brenda Joyce
    • Narrated By Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (160)
    Performance
    (35)
    Story
    (36)

    A childhood trauma has left Lady Blanche Harrington incapable of all emotion, least of all love. Now circumstance demands she marry, and Blanche dreads choosing from her horde of fawning suitors. For one very eligible gentleman has not stepped forward.

    Jody says: "Very irritating, but great sex scenes"
  • An Unwilling Conquest

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Stephanie Laurens
    • Narrated By Nellie Chalfant
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (165)
    Performance
    (41)
    Story
    (41)

    A successful horse breeder and self-proclaimed rake, Harry Lester samples women like wines. But after having his heart trampled upon by someone he actually loved, he has no intention of falling for a woman again, let alone be ensnared by the trap of marriage. Now, with a large inheritance to his name, Harry knows that he'd best start running from London's matchmaking mothers and widows.

    A says: "Not Terrible, Just Trite"
  • Afterglow

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Catherine Coulter
    • Narrated By Elenna Stauffer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (104)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (31)

    What do Chelsea Lattimer and David Winter have in common? Aside from both being single, attractive, and successful...absolutely nothing! She's an outspoken, free-spirited romance novelist. He's a physician, with a blue-blood pedigree and all the proper seriousness of his profession.

    Julie says: "Awful. Just awful."
  • A Lady at Last

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Brenda Joyce
    • Narrated By Dennis Boutsikaris
    Overall
    (249)
    Performance
    (67)
    Story
    (68)

    Raised as a pirate's daughter, Amanda Carre has not been tutored in the finer social graces. Alone in the world, she has never depended on anyone, until fate intervenes when Cliff de Warenne rescues her from a mob at her father's hanging. Now she must set sail for England to find the mother she never knew, and her chaperone is an infamous ladies' man.

    A says: "A nice light romance"
  • Two Women of Galilee

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Mary Rourke
    • Narrated By Gabra Zackman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (63)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (11)

    Jesus indeed has the power to heal Joanna's body, but it is her soul that blossoms through her friendship with Mary, and as one of Jesus' disciples. But as word of Jesus' miracles reach Herod's court and the ruler becomes increasingly wary of his fame among the people, intrigue, treachery, and murder cast shadows onto Joanna's new path, changing her life forever.

    Amazon Customer says: "Enjoyable but..."
  • No Crystal Stair

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Eva Rutland
    • Narrated By Donna Washington
    Overall
    (17)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (12)

    Ann Elizabeth Carter grew up in the segregated Atlanta of the 1920s and 1930s, part of the black privileged class, the much-loved daughter of a doctor, and the granddaughter of a slave. She was a charming, confident young woman with a well-planned life ahead of her. Then she upset all those plans when she fell in love.

    Akida says: "This book really is not a Crystal Stair"
  • All Smiles

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Stella Cameron
    • Narrated By Anne Flosnik
    Overall
    (31)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (10)

    This seductive tale of passion and intrigue takes readers to 7 Mayfair Square, an elegant town house, during the glittering whirl of a London season. Here, with a little help from a most unusual matchmaker, anything is possible, even unlikely love between a nobleman and a confounding parson's daughter.

    Rachelle says: "Horrible"
  • Dearest Enemy

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Nan Ryan
    • Narrated By Gabra Zackman
    Overall
    (60)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (12)

    Susanna LeGrande lost her fiance, her brother, and her beloved home to the Union Army. But her grief only strengthened her resolve to spy for the Confederacy. The once-pampered Southern belle charmed her way through Washington society, falling brazenly into the arms of Rear Admiral Mitchell B. Longley, a commanding Union sailor. She seduced, used, and loved the powerful man.

    Kathy says: "Could have been good but wasn't"
  • Silent in the Grave

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Deanna Raybourn
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (787)
    Performance
    (347)
    Story
    (346)

    Let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave. These ominous words, slashed from the pages of a book of Psalms, are the last threat that the darling of London society, Sir Edward Grey, receives from his killer. Before he can show them to Nicholas Brisbane, the private inquiry agent he has retained for his protection, Sir Edward collapses and dies at his London home, in the presence of his wife, Julia, and a roomful of dinner guests.

    Parusski says: "Happily surprised"
  • Dark Seduction

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Brenda Joyce
    • Narrated By Marguerite Jennings
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (457)
    Performance
    (139)
    Story
    (145)

    Malcolm of Dunroch is a newly chosen Master, a novice with extraordinary and dangerous powers. But he has alreadybroken his vows, and a young woman's death is on his hands. Malcolm is determined to fight his darkest desires, denying himself all pleasure until fate sends him another Innocent, the beautiful book-seller Claire Camden.

    Rebecca says: "Narrator nasty"
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