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Ariana Franklin

Ariana Franklin is the pen name of British writer Diana Norman. A former journalist, Norman has written several critically acclaimed biographies and historical novels. She lives in Hertfordshire, England, with her husband, the film critic Barry Norman.

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    • A Murderous Procession

    • A Mistress of the Art of Death Novel
    • By: Ariana Franklin
    • Narrated by: Jill Tanner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 352

    In 1176, King Henry II’s daughter is set to marry the king of Sicily....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The end of a fantastic series?

    • By Betty on 04-09-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Mistress of the Art of Death

    • A Novel
    • By: Ariana Franklin
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,448
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 717
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 714

    In medieval England, four children have been murdered. The Italian doctor chosen to investigate is a woman, Adelia, who must conceal her identity in order to avoid accusations of witchcraft....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good story wonderfully set

    • By Jami E. Nettles on 02-17-07

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Serpent's Tale

    • By: Ariana Franklin
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 630
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400

    Ariana Franklin combines the best of modern forensic thrillers with the detail and drama of medieval fiction in this enthralling historical novel, the second in the Mistress of the Art of Death series....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great series

    • By Sylvia on 01-30-11

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Grave Goods

    • By: Ariana Franklin
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 718
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 430

    England, 1176. Beautiful, tranquil Glastonbury Abbey - one of England's holiest sites, and believed by some to be King Arthur's sacred Isle of Avalon - has been burned almost to the ground....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A surprising thrill ride

    • By Wadie on 09-20-09

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Death Maze

    • Mistress Of The Art Of Death 2
    • By: Ariana Franklin
    • Narrated by: Diana Bishop
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Since solving a particularly nasty case of child murder using her forensic skills....

    Regular price: $23.55

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