Susanna Kearsley
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Susanna Kearsley

I'm a former museum curator, avid amateur genealogist, and writer of modern gothic novels that interweave contemporary suspense and romance with historical adventure, meaning they don't fit neatly into any category and are therefore a marketer's nightmare.

The Bookseller once said of me, in a review, "She has a poetic sensibility and a sense of mystery; she could write the modern REBECCA."

So that's what I strive for.

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Best Sellers

    • Bellewether

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell, Sarah Mollo-Christensen, Megan Tusing
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281

    Part history, part romance, and all kinds of magic, Susanna Kearsley's latest masterpiece will draw you in and never let you go, even long after you've closed the last page....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Daniel Donovan on 11-18-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Winter Sea

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,663
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,933
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,953

    In 1708, a fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Carrie McClelland hopes to turn that story into her next best-selling novel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Read

    • By Menon on 08-14-12

    Regular price: $26.95

    • The Shadowy Horses

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Sally Armstrong
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 677
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 634
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 628

    Archaeologist Verity Grey has been drawn to the dark legends of the Scottish Borderlands in search of the truth buried in a rocky field by the sea....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kearsley and Armstrong - A winning team!

    • By Dawn on 11-26-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Firebird

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,193

    Nicola Marter was born with a gift. When she touches an object, she sometimes glimpses those who have owned it before....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Historical Fiction

    • By Katie - Audible on 06-06-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • A Desperate Fortune

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,757
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,598
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,600

    For nearly 300 years, the cryptic journal of Mary Dundas has kept its secrets. Now, amateur codebreaker Sara Thomas travels to Paris to crack the cipher....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sublime

    • By Nancy Lindquist on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Rose Garden

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,624
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,239
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,270

    Eva Ward is a modern woman thrown back three centuries to 1715 - only to find that might be exactly where she belongs. There, she finds true love, but also danger....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Oldfashioned Romance

    • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 05-14-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Named of the Dragon

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 525
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 482
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 478

    The charm of spending the Christmas holidays in South Wales, with its crumbling castles and ancient myths, seems the perfect distraction from Lyn's nightmares....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Kearsley's best

    • By Fuzzy on 06-27-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mariana

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Carolyn Bonnyman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192

    Juliet Beckett believes in destiny. When she moves into Greywethers, a beautiful 16th-century farmhouse, she suspects that more than coincidence has brought her there...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I was hooked when I heard the Narrator's voice!

    • By Ray on 02-23-12

    Regular price: $34.42

    • Every Secret Thing

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 477
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 443
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433

    No one lives forever. But the truth survives us all. Kate Murray is deeply troubled. In front of her lies a dead man, a stranger who only minutes before had approached her....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Liked the Book - But The Narrator Drove Me Nuts

    • By Mari on 01-12-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Splendour Falls

    • By: Susanna Kearsley
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 758
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 704
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 706

    An ancient castle, a tragic love, and a web of secrets begins to unravel....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • adventure, mystery an a touch of the supernatural

    • By Donna A on 05-13-14

    Regular price: $22.46

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