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Anne C Davies

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  • The Sisterhood of the Coin

  • By: Z. Minor
  • Narrated by: Nina Nato
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Nicola Highbridge travels to London to honor a childhood pledge and foil a plot that threatens both the British Museum and her sister who works there. But wherever she goes, she crosses paths with a disturbing workman who both distracts and attracts her. Clay Barber, Earl of Woodhaven, is a government agent in disguise. In London to ferret out a terrorist group and put an end to the cutthroats' escalating plans, he finds himself fascinated by Nicola's herbal healing skills and drawn into the parallel criminal world threatening her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Engrossing and Entertaining

  • By Andrew L Meyer on 12-13-18

Delightful read.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-22-18

Captures the era beautifully, with humor and attention to detail. An interesting plot and characters you can’t help but love. A wonderful way to while away the day listening to a new Audible voice and very satisfying story. Can't wait for the next installment!

  • Against a Crimson Sky

  • By: James Conroyd Martin
  • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
  • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59

The year is 1794, and the beautiful and resilient Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has narrowly escaped death amidst the chaos caused by the violent dissolution of Poland. Anna is soon reunited with her longtime love, Lord Jan Stelnicki, and the two lovers marry even as their beloved Poland is ripped apart. As the couple struggles to raise a family in the face of an uncertain future, Anna’s capricious cousin, Zofia, returns with a surprise of her own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Late 1790s and Early 1800s Poland . . Great Story

  • By Debbie on 05-07-15

1790's Poland through Russian Campaign

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-19-16

For those intrtested in Napoleonic history, this is an interesting read from the Polish perspective,

  • Where Shadows Dance

  • By: C. S. Harris
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 915
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 840
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 834

Drawing upon her background in ancient history and her experiences on archaeological digs, author C.S. Harris crafts authentic, compelling novels that appear regularly on best-seller lists and have won numerous awards. In 1812, surgeon Paul Gibson discovers a stiletto wound in the base of a corpse’s skull and immediately contacts Sebastian St. Cyr. And when another body turns up with the same injury, the lives of St. Cyr’s family are threatened if he doesn’t back off. Now, the pressure’s on to find the culprit before anyone else gets killed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mystery with a little romance

  • By Book fan on 09-21-11

Narration?

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-30-15

Why a female narrator? Although Ms. Porter is an excellent talent, I didn't think she should have been the voice of the main character.

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  • The Whiskey Rebels

  • By: David Liss
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,201
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 856
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 850

At his most desperate moment, Ethan Saunders is recruited to find his ex-fiancée's missing husband. Meanwhile, Joan Maycott and her Revolutionary War veteran husband distill whiskey on the western Pennsylvania frontier. As their causes intertwine, Joan and Saunders - both patriots in their own way - find themselves on opposing sides of a daring scheme that will forever change their lives and their new country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • In My Top 10 - Maybe Top 5 At Audible

  • By Lulu on 10-31-12

Historical Fiction at its best.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-23-15

Excellent novel about the economic arguments surrounding Hamilton's National Bank and the causes that led to the Whiskey Rebellion . This is a piece of American history that you don't often see in novels . It was very enlightening and well done.

  • The French Lieutenant's Woman

  • By: John Fowles
  • Narrated by: Paul Shelley
  • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 647
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 401

At Lyme Regis on the Dorset coast, a young Victorian amateur palaentologist, Charles Smithson, is struck by a solitary figure standing at the far end of the Cobb, staring out to sea. It is Sarah Woodruff, known to the locals as 'poor Tragedy' since her apparent liaison with a French sailor who has since deserted her. Although Charles is already engaged to a young heiress, he is immediately beguiled and eventually infatuated with Sarah.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great drama, great reader.

  • By Richard on 04-29-05

Victorian Soap

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-19-15

Excellent depiction of Victorian society and mores, This is a man's struggle against repression and to find himself when his well ordered life becomes very messy.

  • Shelter

  • A Mickey Bolitar Novel
  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,881
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,545
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,538

Mickey Bolitar’s year can’t get much worse. After witnessing his father’s death and sending his mom to rehab, he’s forced to live with his estranged uncle Myron and switch high schools. A new school comes with new friends and new enemies, and lucky for Mickey, it also comes with a great new girlfriend, Ashley. For a while, it seems like Mickey’s train wreck of a life is finally improving - until Ashley vanishes without a trace. Unwilling to let another person walk out of his life, Mickey follows Ashley’s trail into a seedy underworld that reveals that this seemingly sweet, shy girl isn’t who she claimed to be.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Got it by mistake!

  • By Michael on 10-09-12

Not my favorite Harlan Cohen.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-22-15

Not what I expected. I wasn't overly fond of the teenage voice. and I won't finish this series.

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