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  • Call to Juno

  • A Tale of Ancient Rome, Book 3
  • By: Elisabeth Storrs
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister
  • Length: 17 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

Caecilia has long been torn between her birthplace of Rome and her adopted city of Veii. Yet faced with mounting danger to her husband, children, and Etruscan freedoms, will her call to destroy Rome succeed? Pinna has clawed her way from prostitute to the concubine of the Roman general Camillus. Deeply in love, can she exert her own power to survive the threat of exposure by those who know her sordid past?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing story

  • By Mrs. Smith on 10-21-17

Tears.. real tears

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

Reviewed: 02-24-17

I am in love with this entire series . I felt every emotion through each book right down to the very end. The narrator is superb and the story is just... great.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

  • A Novel
  • By: C. W. Gortner
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 15 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 734
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 629
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 629

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.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty good but historical details are terrible

  • By Rania Melhem on 07-10-11

Such an amazing story

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

Reviewed: 03-04-16

I absolute love this novel. I bought this narration blindly without reading any reviewers comments. I am so not disappointed .

  • KIYA: Hope of the Pharaoh

  • KIYA Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Katie Hamstead
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 153
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 131

When Naomi’s sisters are snatched up to be taken to be wives of the erratic Pharaoh, Akhenaten, she knows they won’t survive the palace, so she offers herself in their place. The fearsome Commander Horemheb sees her courage, and knows she is exactly what he is looking for… The Great Queen Nefertiti despises Naomi instantly, and strips her of her Hebrew lineage, including her name, which is changed to Kiya. Kiya allies herself with Horemheb, who pushes her to greatness and encourages her to make the Pharaoh fall in love with her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating and engaging

  • By Sharon Bayliss on 05-25-14

Hate hate hate this narrator

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-15-15

I'm sorry it was so hard to get through the audio of this book. Great story but terrible narration, her voice was like a kindergarten teacher telling the story of Cinderella .

7 of 9 people found this review helpful