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    • The Winthrop Woman

    • By: Anya Seton
    • Narrated by: Corrie James
    • Length: 27 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 440
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406

    In 1631 Elizabeth Winthrop, newly widowed with an infant daughter, set sail for the New World. Against a background of rigidity and conformity she dared to befriend Anne Hutchinson at the moment of her banishment from the Massachusetts Bay Colony; dared to challenge a determined army captain bent on the massacre of her friends, the Siwanoy Indians; and, above all, dared to love a man as her heart and her whole being commanded.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Historical Fiction that Aged Very Well

    • By Lulu on 11-26-14

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Katherine

    • A Novel
    • By: Anya Seton
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 23 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 864
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 859

    Set in the vibrant 14th century of Chaucer and the Black Death, the classic romance Katherine features knights fighting in battle, serfs struggling in poverty, and the magnificent Plantagenets - Edward III, the Black Prince, and Richard II - who ruled despotically over a court rotten with intrigue. Within this era of danger and romance, John of Gaunt, the king's son, falls passionately in love with the already married Katherine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you like Philippa Gregory's novels, try this!

    • By Gwynne O'Reagan on 04-22-12

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Dragonwyck

    • By: Anya Seton
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    In the spring of 1844, the Wells family receives a letter from a distant relative, the wealthy landowner Nicholas Van Ryn. He has invited one of their daughters for an extended visit at his Hudson Valley estate, Dragonwyck. Eighteen-year-old Miranda, bored with her local suitors and commonplace life on the farm, leaps at the chance for escape.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It was ok

    • By katie on 05-29-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Green Darkness

    • By: Anya Seton
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 23 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    The marriage of the Englishman Richard Marsdon and his young American wife, Celia, slowly turns tragic as Richard withdraws into himself and Celia suffers a debilitating emotional breakdown. A wise mystic realizes that Celia can escape her past only by reliving it. She journeys back four hundred years to her former life as the servant girl Celia de Bohun during the reign of Edward VI - and to her doomed love affair with the chaplain Stephen Marsdon.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A different narrator would have made all the difference.

    • By J on 06-04-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Katherine

    • The classic historical romance
    • By: Anya Seton
    • Narrated by: Diana Bishop
    • Length: 24 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Katherine comes to the court of Edward III at the age of 15. The naïve convent-educated orphan of a penniless knight is dazzled by the jousts and the entertainments of court. Nevertheless, Katherine is beautiful, and she turns the head of the King's favourite son John of Gaunt. But he is married, and she is soon to be betrothed. A few years later their paths cross again and this time their passion for each other cannot be denied or suppressed.

    • The classic historical romance
    • By: Anya Seton
    • Narrated by: Diana Bishop
    • Length: 24 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 04-19-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

    Regular price: $13.85