We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .

Refine Search Results

 
Search Results for Author: 

C. W. Gortner

1-9of9results Previous 1 Next
Sort by
  • The Tudor Secret: The Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles, Book 1 | C. W. Gortner

    The Tudor Secret: The Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Steve West
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (333)
    Performance
    (286)
    Story
    (286)

    The summer of 1553 is a time of danger and deceit. Brendan Prescott, an orphan, has been reared in the household of the powerful Dudley family. Brought to court, Prescott finds himself sent on an illicit mission to the king’s brilliant but enigmatic sister, Princess Elizabeth. But Brendan is soon compelled to work as a double agent by Elizabeth’s protector, William Cecil, who promises in exchange to help him unravel the secret of his own mysterious past.

    joan says: "English History"
  • The Vatican Princess: A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia | C. W. Gortner

    The Vatican Princess: A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Julia Whelan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (404)
    Performance
    (382)
    Story
    (381)

    Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias fascinated and terrorized 15th-century Renaissance Italy, and Lucrezia Borgia, beloved daughter of the pope, was at the center of the dynasty's ambitions. Slandered as a heartless seductress who lured men to their doom, was she in fact the villainess of legend, or was she trapped in a familial web, forced to choose between loyalty and survival?

    BostonJohn says: "A Masterpiece"
  • Mademoiselle Chanel | C. W. Gortner

    Mademoiselle Chanel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Rebecca Gibel
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (186)
    Performance
    (162)
    Story
    (160)

    Born into rural poverty, Gabrielle Chanel and her siblings are sent to an orphanage after their mother's death. The sisters nurture Gabrielle's exceptional sewing skills, a talent that will propel the willful young woman into a life far removed from the drudgery of her childhood.

    Sara says: "Fiction Not Biography"
  • The Confessions of Catherine de Medici: A Novel | C. W. Gortner

    The Confessions of Catherine de Medici: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (331)
    Performance
    (271)
    Story
    (268)

    In this brilliantly imagined novel, acclaimed author C. W. Gortner brings Catherine to life in her own voice, allowing us to enter the intimate world of a woman whose determination to protect her family’s throne and realm plunged her into a lethal struggle for power. From the fairy-tale chateaux of the Loire Valley to the battlefields of the wars of religion to the mob-filled streets of Paris, this is the extraordinary untold journey of one of the most maligned and misunderstood women ever to be queen.

    MissSusie66 says: "Great author and fabulous narration"
  • The Queen’s Vow: A Novel of Isabella of Castile | C. W. Gortner

    The Queen’s Vow: A Novel of Isabella of Castile

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Rosalyn Landor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (113)
    Performance
    (104)
    Story
    (105)

    “No one believed I was destined for greatness.” So begins Isabella’s story, in this evocative, vividly imagined novel about one of history’s most famous and controversial queens - the warrior who united a fractured country, the champion of the faith whose reign gave rise to the Inquisition, and the visionary who sent Columbus to discover a new world. Acclaimed author C. W. Gortner envisages the turbulent early years of a woman whose mythic rise to power would go on to transform a monarchy, a nation, and the world.

    ToniAnn says: "The Queen's Vow"
  • The Tudor Conspiracy: Spymaster Chronicles, Book 2 | C.W. Gortner

    The Tudor Conspiracy: Spymaster Chronicles, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By C.W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Steve West
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (94)
    Performance
    (85)
    Story
    (83)

    England, 1553. Haunted by his past, Brendan Prescott lives far from the intrigues of court. But his time of refuge comes to an end when his foe and mentor, the spymaster Cecil, brings him disquieting news that sends him on a dangerous mission. Elizabeth is held captive at court, the target of the Spanish ambassador, who seeks her demise. Obliged to return to the palace where he almost lost his life, Brendan finds himself working as a double agent for Queen Mary herself, who orders Brendan to secure proof that will be his cherished Elizabeth’s undoing.

    Joen Perkins says: "Enjoyed"
  • The Last Queen: A Novel of Juana La Loca | C. W. Gortner

    The Last Queen: A Novel of Juana La Loca

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Marguerite Gavin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (154)
    Performance
    (102)
    Story
    (104)

    One of history's most enigmatic women tells the haunting, passionate story of her tumultuous life. Juana of Castile is just thirteen when she witnesses the fall of Moorish Granada and the uniting of the fractured kingdoms of Spain under her warrior parents, Isabel and Fernando. Intelligent, beautiful, and proud of her heritage, Juana rebels when she is chosen as a bride for the Hapsburg heir.

    Bonnie says: "This is a historical "Novel""
  • Marlene: A Novel | C. W. Gortner

    Marlene: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Bernadette Dunne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (21)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (19)

    Raised in genteel poverty after the First World War, Maria Magdalena Dietrich dreams of a life on the stage. When a budding career as a violinist is cut short, the willful teenager vows to become a singer, trading her family's proper middle-class society for the free-spirited, louche world of Weimar Berlin's cabarets and drag balls.

    Lana Lee Plum says: "Marlene a famous actress."
  • The Tudor Vendetta | C. W. Gortner

    The Tudor Vendetta

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By C. W. Gortner
    • Narrated By Steve West
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (64)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (62)

    London, 1558. Queen Mary is dead, and twenty-five-year-old Elizabeth ascends the throne. Summoned to court from exile abroad, Elizabeth's intimate spy, Brendan Prescott, is reunited with the young queen, as well as his beloved Kate, scheming William Cecil, and archrival Robert Dudley.

    Sharon J. Core says: "Disappointed"
1-9of9results Previous 1 Next