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    • Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street & Other Stories

    • By: Virginia Woolf
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here are short stories by the incomparable Virginia Woolf, including the story that was the original basis for the novel Mrs. Dalloway.

    Regular price: $13.97

    • The Woman Who Breathed Two Worlds

    • The Malayan Series, Book 1
    • By: Selina Siak Chin Yoke
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    Facing challenges in an increasingly colonial world, Chye Hoon, a rebellious young girl, must learn to embrace her mixed Malayan-Chinese identity as a Nyonya - and her destiny as a cook, rather than following her first dream of attending school like her brother. Amidst the smells of chillies and garlic frying, Chye Hoon begins to appreciate the richness of her traditions, eventually marrying Wong Peng Choon, a Chinese man. Together, they have ten children.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • mercy! wtf is going on???

    • By gostephi on 04-16-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Spider Catcher

    • By: Gilbert Morris
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    He is a young Welshman who forsook the family shipbuilding business to study medicine... until, poised at the brink of a brilliant career, tragedy broke his heart and shattered his dreams. She is a daughter of London's inner city, a woman-child weaned on life's harsh realities who has learned much about fending for her living and her virtue but little of what it means to be loved. Thrown together by circumstance, Rees Kenyon and Callie Summers head across the ocean toward a new life during the stormy beginnings of the American Revolution.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • catches your interest

    • By Marilyn S. on 09-12-16

    Regular price: $39.92

    • The Mysterious Case of Mr. Strangeway

    • St. Croix Chronicles
    • By: Karina Cooper
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Although I have only been part of Society for two years, I am already desperate to escape its confines and eager for adventure. I will do anything to escape the boredom, even become a collector of bounties. My name is Cherry St. Croix, and I may be young, but I am old enough to know when I am in over my head. My first collection seemed easy: Mr. Strangeway's debts have come due. Yet the wastrel remains one step ahead of me, and my efforts are hampered by another collector. What's more, this simple hunt becomes the forefront of a conspiracy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love

    • By ki on 06-04-14

    Regular price: $4.95

    • God's Handmaiden

    • By: Gilbert Morris
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Gervase Howard is in her mid-teens when her working-class mother dies and she must go to live with relatives in service to a wealthy, noble family, outside of London. While learning various jobs, she is drawn to the eldest son, Davis. Her fascination with him grows deeper, but more hopeless, since the two are separated not just by class, but also by Davis's love for Roberta. When Davis announces his engagement, he asks Gervase to join them as Roberta's maid. But instead Gervase becomes a companion to Florence Nightingale and accompanies her when the Crimean War breaks out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Always enjoy Gilbert Morris-Great historical fict.

    • By Linda Larock on 01-17-13

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Daughter of Silk

    • By: Linda Lee Chaikin
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    A young silk heiress is caught in the dangerous tide of French history during the reign of the evil Queen Mother, Catherine de Medici. Uncovering a diabolical plot, Rachelle joins forces with the handsome rebel Marquis Fabien de Vendome - but will they be in time?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • fun read

    • By Serenity K. Orr on 09-08-15

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Written on Silk

    • Silk House Series, Book 2
    • By: Linda Lee Chaikin
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    A royal wedding masks the unfolding of Catherine de Medici's murderous plot against the Huguenots. Survival rests with a beautiful young couturiere and a dashing nobleman. Faith in Christ must uphold them, and all who stand alone, to escape the venom of Madame le Serpent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!

    • By Olwyn W. on 01-25-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Threads of Silk

    • Silk House, Book 3
    • By: Linda Lee Chaikin
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Survival rests with Rachelle Macquinet, a beautiful young couturiere, and Marquis Fabien de Vendome, her dashing nobleman-husband, when Queen Mother Catherine de Medici unfolds her murderous scheme to preserve her reign. Faith in Christ must uphold them to escape the Queen's web of treachery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Threads of Silk: Silk House, Book 3

    • By Zena on 09-25-10

    Regular price: $15.96

    • No Truce with Time

    • By: Alec Waugh
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Having married a man several years older than herself, Mary Montague craves love and attention to relieve the monotony of her days. Her husband, Gerald Montague, whose ill-running health is ruining his life, has little time to spare for his young wife. In Mary's lonely eyes, Barclaye Ashe is the most romantic thing happening. He fulfills Mary's need for love and it isn't long before Mary, in spite of herself, returns his love and embarks on idyllic days and balmy nights.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasure to listen to a well-performed classic

    • By lyn on 07-15-13

    Regular price: $16.35

    • 'Sir!' She Said

    • By: Alec Waugh
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ‘The man who asks a woman what she wants deserves all that's coming to him!’ This was Melanie's viewpoint and she always knew exactly what she wanted. Julia was different. She worked in a dress shop and she was often disturbed about her younger sister's morals. Both head strong, their differing character traits meant that their parents didn't know what to make of either of them.

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Mrs. Tim of the Regiment

    • By: D. E. Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Christine Rendel
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Vivacious, young Hester Christie tries to run her home like clockwork, as would befit the wife of British Army officer, Tim Christie. However hard Mrs Tim strives for seamless living amidst the other army wives, she is always moving flat-out to remember groceries, rule lively children, side-step village gossip and placate her husband with bacon, eggs, toast and marmalade. Left alone for months at a time whilst her husband is with his regiment, Mrs Tim resolves to keep a diary of events large and small in her family life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Comfort reading through and through

    • By Holly on 08-17-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Peacock Emporium

    • A Novel
    • By: Jojo Moyes
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Sastre, Christine Rendel, Fabio Tassone
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 254
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
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      4 out of 5 stars 231

    From the number one New York Times best-selling author Jojo Moyes, comes the story of a young woman who finds new meaning in life after opening an eclectic shop and comes to terms with the secrets of her past.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • predictable

    • By justme on 04-26-19

    Regular price: $31.50