Maria K.
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Maria K.

Maria K. is the pen name of Maria Igorevna Kuroshchepova - a first-generation Russian-Ukrainian immigrant. An engineer by education, an analyst by trade, as well as a writer, photographer, artist and amateur model, Maria brings her talent for weaving an engaging narrative to stories of life, fashion and style advice, book and movie reviews, and common-sense and to-the-point essays on politics and economy.

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    • The Elemental Task

    • The Elemental Tales, Book 1
    • By: Maria K.
    • Narrated by: Jenny Lind
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Just when you think you are settled comfortably in your career, you get the most peculiar job offer in your life. Megan Buchanan is a project analyst. She is not considering a career change. Until one evening she gets an offer to become an elemental....

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    • Virtually Perfect

    • By: Maria K.
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    Surrounded by buddies offering toasts on the upcoming nupitals, along with comments about the bottom line, Sam Horton discovers more might be at stake than a transaction. It takes two to consolidate, but when one turns into Bridezilla, Sam's about to experience a lesson in empathy....

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    • Great short story

    • By Cyndi on 08-29-18

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    • Limited Time for Tomato Soup

    • By: Maria K.
    • Narrated by: Lavy Samo
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    They don't alter the past. They don't spy on the future. Yet, even very cautious time-travel research leaves plenty of room to get into trouble. Time, Limited is a foremost authority on space and time research....

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    • The Handlers

    • By: Maria K.
    • Narrated by: John A. Boulanger
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    New Orleans, Louisiana, 1854. One slave woman takes a stand to free her family from servitude. When heaven offers no comfort, she turns to a different kind of authority....

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    • The Passage

    • By: Maria K.
    • Narrated by: Hem Cleveland
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Two continents, divided. Two lands, honoring their heritage to ensure the well-being and prosperity of their people. One tradition to keep them all going....

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    • The SHIELD

    • By: Maria K.
    • Narrated by: Lavy Samo
    • Length: 41 mins
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    An exciting new technology with limitless entertainment possibilities turns out to be a lot more than anyone had bargained for....

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    • La Gioconda Alternative

    • By: Maria K.
    • Narrated by: Russell Newton
    • Length: 30 mins
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    What begins as a mugging investigation ends up as a foray into the realm of the impossible for two Seattle detectives....

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    • Shells on the Beach

    • By: Maria K.
    • Narrated by: D. Paul Faulkner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
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    A new anthology by writer and translator Maria K., including all three "Nightmare Hunters" stories, holiday specials "Yuletide with Meem" and Madam Enigma" and a brand new tale "A Mermaid's Song."....

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    • The Elemental Birth

    • The Elemental Tales, Book 3
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    • Length: 41 mins
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    Smirk the hiring gnome wreaks havoc for his superiors once again....

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    • The Elemental Mess

    • The Elemental Tales, Book 4
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    • Narrated by: Jenny Lind
    • Length: 55 mins
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    A new force arises in the elemental universe and immediately turns it all upside down. It is unpredictable. It is powerful. It is alarmingly intelligent. It's...a gnome....

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