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  • The Ambassador's Daughter | Pam Jenoff

    The Ambassador's Daughter

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated By Joanna Daniel
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    Brought to the peace conference by her father, a German diplomat, Margot Rosenthal initially resents being trapped in the congested French capital, where she is still looked upon as the enemy. But as she contemplates returning to Berlin and a life with Stefan, the wounded fiancé she hardly knows anymore, she decides that being in Paris is not so bad after all. Bored and torn between duty and the desire to be free, Margot strikes up unlikely alliances: with Krysia, an accomplished musician with radical acquaintances and a secret to protect; and with Georg, the handsome, damaged naval officer who gives Margot a job.

  • Ambassador | William Alexander

    Ambassador

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By William Alexander
    • Narrated By William Alexander
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    Gabe Fuentes is reading under the covers one summer night when he is interrupted by a creature who looks like a purple sock puppet. The sock puppet introduces himself as the Envoy and asks if Gabe wants to be Earth’s ambassador to the galaxy. What sane 11-year-old could refuse? Some ingenious tinkering with the washing machine sends Gabe’s "entangled" self out to the center of the galaxy.

  • The Ambassador's Wife: A Novel | Jennifer Steil

    The Ambassador's Wife: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Jennifer Steil
    • Narrated By Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton
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    From a real-life ambassador's wife comes a harrowing novel about the kidnapping of an American woman in the Middle East and the heartbreaking choices she and her husband each must make in the hope of being reunited.When bohemian artist Miranda falls in love with Finn, the British ambassador to an Arab country, she finds herself thrust into a life for which she has no preparation.

  • The Ambassadors | Henry James

    The Ambassadors

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Henry James
    • Narrated By Stephen Hoye
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    Lambert Strether, a mild, middle-aged American of no particular achievements, is dispatched to Paris from the manufacturing empire of Woollett, Massachusetts. The mission conferred on him by his august patron, Mrs. Newsome, is to discover what, or who, is keeping her son Chad in the notorious city of pleasure and to bring him home. But Strether finds Chad transformed by the influence of a remarkable woman.

  • Ambassador 1: Seeing Red | Patty Jansen

    Ambassador 1: Seeing Red

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Patty Jansen
    • Narrated By Matthew Lloyd Davies
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    24 October 2114: the day that shocked the world. Young diplomat Cory Wilson narrowly escapes death in the assassination of President Sirkonen. No one claims responsibility but there is no doubt that the attack is extraterrestrial. Cory was meant to start work as a representative to Gamra, the alien organization that governs the FTL transport network, but now his new job may well be scrapped in anger.

  • The Ambassador's Wife: Inspector Samuel Tay, Book 1 | Jake Needham

    The Ambassador's Wife: Inspector Samuel Tay, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Jake Needham
    • Narrated By Steve Marvel
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    When bodies of American women start turning up, Singapore CID calls in Inspector Tay. It's a high profile case, and he's the best they have. Then why is it, Tay soon begins to wonder, that nobody seems to want him to find the women's killer? Not the FBI, not the American ambassador, not even his bosses at CID. When international politics takes over a murder case, the truth is the next victim.

  • Alien Night on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador Series, Book 2 | E. M. Foner

    Alien Night on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By E. M. Foner
    • Narrated By Hollie Jackson
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    Five years after the events of Date Night on Union Station, Kelly has settled into married life and her job as the EarthCent ambassador. The only fly in the ointment is that most of the aliens on Union Station refuse to talk to her. But a mysterious new game is sweeping the galaxy, changing the balance of power between species and bringing game-savvy humans front-and-center.

  • The Ambassador's Mission: Traitor Spy Trilogy, Book 1 | Trudi Canavan

    The Ambassador's Mission: Traitor Spy Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Trudi Canavan
    • Narrated By Richard Aspel
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    Sonea, former street urchin, now a Black Magician, is horrified when her son, Lorkin, volunteers to assist Dannyl in his new role as Guild Ambassador to Sachaka, a land still ruled by cruel black magicians. When word comes that Lorkin has gone missing Sonea is desperate to find him, but if she leaves the city she will be exiled forever, and besides, her old friend Cery needs her help.

  • The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, & Institutions | Eugen Maria Schulak,Herbert Unterköfler

    The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, & Institutions

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Eugen Maria Schulak, Herbert Unterköfler
    • Narrated By Paul Strikwerda
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    The Austrian School is in the news as never before. It is discussed on business pages, in academic journals, and in speeches by public figures. At long last, there is a brilliant and engaging guide to the history, ideas, and institutions of the Austrian School of economics. It is written by two Austrian intellectuals who have gone to the sources themselves to provide a completely new look at the tradition and what it means for the future.

  • Carnival on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador, Book 5 | E. M. Foner

    Carnival on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By E. M. Foner
    • Narrated By Hollie Jackson
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    The first carnival to take place on Union Station since humanity joined the galactic community is coming, and the ambassadors of the different species are all entered in the election to become Carnival King or Queen. It's not a job that Kelly wants, and, fortunately for her, the humans get a late start at electioneering.

  • Spy Night on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador, Book 4 | E. M. Foner

    Spy Night on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By E. M. Foner
    • Narrated By Hollie Jackson
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    The story picks up less than a year after the events of High Priest on Union Station, with Kelly coming to the conclusion that EarthCent needs an intelligence service. Of course, EarthCent has no institutional knowledge of what spies do or how they work, so the new agency gets off to a slow start. Then Kelly and the Union Station crew come up with a brilliant idea.

  • The Vondish Ambassador | Lawrence Watt-Evans

    The Vondish Ambassador

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Lawrence Watt-Evans
    • Narrated By Scott Slocum
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    Once, not so long ago,a warlock named Vond built an empire in the southern part of the Small Kingdoms. Vond is gone, but his empire survives under the rule of a seven-person Imperial Council and a young regent named Sterren. The Empire of Vond was hardly trouble-free after Vond's departure. Its neighbors are understandably wary of further expansion, there are questions about how Vond's magic became so potent, and so on. Most of the World, though, doesn't care - Vond is off there in the southeastern corner of the World, far away from anywhere important.

  • Ambassador Morgenthau's Story | Henry Morgenthau

    Ambassador Morgenthau's Story

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Henry Morgenthau
    • Narrated By Jack Chekijian
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    These are the memoirs of the US Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire during World War I, abridged for this production in order to focus on the mass deportations and systematic killings of Turkey's Armenian population. This work is a renowned primary source for this Armenian Genocide, a crime since recognized by 29 countries. Ambassador Morgenthau offers detailed profiles of the Turkish leaders with whom he interacts, finding that they are responsible for a "death warrant to a whole race".

  • The Ambassadors | Henry James

    The Ambassadors

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Henry James
    • Narrated By Peter Gray
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    Here is Henry James' dark comedic masterpiece, written in the final period of his life. Lambert Strether goes to Paris to bring back Chad, son of the wealthy New England widow he plans to marry. But he gradually comes to feel that life in Paris may hold more for him than in Woollett, Massachusetts.

  • Date Night on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador Series, Book 1 | E.M. Foner

    Date Night on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By E.M. Foner
    • Narrated By Hollie Jackson
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    Kelly Frank is EarthCent's top diplomat on Union Station, but her job description has always been a bit vague. The pay is horrible and she's in hock up to her ears for her furniture, which is likely to end up in a corridor because she's behind on rent for her room. Sometimes she has to wonder if the career she has put ahead of her personal life for 15 years is worth it.

  • The Ambassadors | Henry James

    The Ambassadors

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Henry James
    • Narrated By Flo Gibson
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    James considers this book to be his masterpiece! Various "ambassadors" are sent to Paris to persuade Chad Newsome to return to his New England town and attend to his business interests there. One of these envoys, Lambert Strether, is so impressed with Chad's suavity and charm that he advises him to stay with Mme. de Vionnet in France.

  • High Priest on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador Series, Book 3 | E. M. Foner

    High Priest on Union Station: EarthCent Ambassador Series, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By E. M. Foner
    • Narrated By Hollie Jackson
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    Two years after the events of Alien Night on Union Station, Kelly faces new challenges as the EarthCent Ambassador. The growing acceptance of humans by their alien neighbors plus a measure of her own personal fame (or infamy) is resulting in too much work for an embassy with only two full-time staffers. Friends and family must wonder if the stress is finally getting to Kelly when she starts acting even more peculiar than usual.

  • The Ambassadors | Henry James

    The Ambassadors

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Henry James
    • Narrated By Walter Zimmerman
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    When Chadwick Newsome lingers too long in Paris, his mother, a wealthy New England widow, sends her fiancé, Lambert Strether, to fetch him home. Newsome refuses, extending his stay while Strether finds himself lured by the intrigue of Parisian life. Published in 1903, The Ambassadors is regarded as a masterpiece of American fiction for its exceptional structure, its moral significance, and its depiction of the contrasting New and Old World cultures. Henry James considered this his finest novel.

  • What Does the Former US Ambassador to Russia Think of Trump's Hacking Request? | Shirin Jaafari

    What Does the Former US Ambassador to Russia Think of Trump's Hacking Request?

    • ORIGINAL (4 mins)
    • By Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated By Marco Werman
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    "What Does the Former US Ambassador to Russia Think of Trump's Hacking Request?" is from the June 27, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

  • The Sahara Conspiracy: Ambassador, Book 1A | Patty Jansen

    The Sahara Conspiracy: Ambassador, Book 1A

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Patty Jansen
    • Narrated By Matthew Lloyd Davies
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    Cory Wilson is woken in the middle of the night with a summons to appear in the president of Nations of Earth's office. An aid worker in Djibouti has discovered a shipment of alien guns. As ambassador to gamra, the extraterrestrial organization which controls the Exchange, the FTL wormhole network, Cory has often been critical of Earth's handling of extraterrestrial problems. This is his moment to shine, to apply his knowledge about alien customs, to, in the words of the president, "get those idiots out of there".

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