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    • With This Curse

    • By: Amanda DeWees
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    Can a curse strike twice in a woman's life? In 1854, 17-year-old chambermaid Clara Crofton was dismissed from Gravesend Hall for having fallen in love with Richard Blackwood, the younger son of the house. Alone in the world, Clara found a tenuous position as a seamstress, but she always blamed the Gravesend curse for the disaster that had befallen her - and for Richard's death soon after in the Crimean War.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So romantic !

    • By RueRue on 05-17-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cursed Once More

    • By: Amanda DeWees
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Clara grew up believing that her mother's family had disowned them. But the grandmother Clara never knew is now entreating her to visit Thurnley Hall, the family seat in Yorkshire. The old lady is on her deathbed and anxious to disclose vital family secrets before it's too late - for Clara's unborn child may be cursed with a horrible fate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The sequel surpasses the first book

    • By Maggie Tuliver on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Nocturne for a Widow

    • Sybil Ingram, Volume 1
    • By: Amanda DeWees
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    The year is 1873, and Sybil Ingram has come to a crossroads. Once she was the toast of the London stage, but now that she's 28 years old - very well, nearly 30 - her draw isn't what it used to be, and her theater troupe is foundering. When her trusted mentor asks her to take the blame for his financial misdeeds, Sybil sees no choice but to retire from the life she loves and move to America to marry New York City hotel magnate Alcott Lammle.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A comic gothic mystery

    • By Maggie Tuliver on 03-28-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sea of Secrets

    • By: Amanda DeWees
    • Narrated by: Meghan Lewis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Disowned by the cruel father who has always despised her, she has nowhere to turn until she is taken under the wing of a glamorous relative she never knew: the former Duchess of Ellsworth, who has scandalized society by remarrying soon after her first husband's death. At the opulent seaside estate of Ellsmere, Oriel thinks she has found a safe haven - but the darkly handsome young duke, Herron, believes otherwise. Haunted by the death of his father, he suspects that Ellsmere is sheltering a murderer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My review on 'Sea of Secrets'!

    • By Beatrice on 02-09-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Last Serenade

    • Sybil Ingram, Volume 2
    • By: Amanda DeWees
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    In September 1873, medium and actress Sybil Ingram is looking forward to her new life as the wife of dashing violinist Roderick Brooke. But their plans for marriage are interrupted by a cry for help from Julia de Lioncourt, Roderick's former lover, who implores him to come to Paris to rescue her from a blackmailer, Danton Fournier. When they arrive in Paris, the bewitching beauty proposes a daring plan: Sybil will take Julia's place in a new melodrama while Julia, her alibi thus secured, recovers the letters from Fournier's home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding gothic historical mystery!

    • By LilMissMolly on 07-11-17

    Regular price: $24.95