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    • The Glass Ocean

    • A Novel
    • By: Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen White
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Johansson, Saskia Maarleveld, Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312

    This is a captivating historical mystery, infused with romance, that links the lives of three women across a century - two deep in the past, one in the present - to the doomed passenger liner, RMS Lusitania.... Her finances are in dire straits, and best-selling author Sarah Blake is struggling to find a big idea for her next book. Desperate, she breaks the one promise she made to her mother and opens an old chest that belonged to her great-grandfather, who died when the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat in 1915. What she discovers there could change history.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Glass Ocean- a tale of two times

    • By Anonymous User on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Summer Wives

    • A Novel
    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kristin Kalbli
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 486

    In the summer of 1951, Miranda Schuyler arrives on elite, secretive Winthrop Island as a schoolgirl from the margins of high society. When her beautiful mother marries Hugh Fisher, Miranda’s catapulted into a heady new world of pedigrees and cocktails. Isobel Fisher, Miranda’s new stepsister is eager to draw Miranda into the arcane customs of Winthrop society. But there are really two clans: the summer families with their steadfast ways and quiet obsessions, and the working class of Portuguese fishermen and domestic workers. Then Miranda is caught in a catastrophe and banished....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Oh hum!

    • By Ruth M. Penson on 07-26-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Forgotten Room

    • By: Karen White, Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig
    • Narrated by: Morgan Hallett, Susan Bennett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,225
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,223

    It's 1945: When the critically wounded Captain Cooper Ravenal is brought to a private hospital on Manhattan's Upper East Side, young Dr. Kate Schuyler is drawn into a complex mystery that connects three generations of women in her family to a single extraordinary room in a Gilded Age mansion. Who is the woman in Captain Ravenel's portrait miniature who looks so much like Kate? And why is she wearing the ruby pendant handed down to Kate by her mother?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The same story 3 times over...

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    Sale price: $5.95

    • Along the Infinite Sea

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 725
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664

    Each of the three Schuyler sisters has her own world-class problems, but in the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of their own. When Pepper fixes up a beautiful and rare vintage Mercedes and sells it at auction, she thinks she's finally found a way to take care of herself and the baby she carries, the result of an affair with a married, legendary politician.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Rollicking yarn that holds you in its grip

    • By Jane on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Secret Life of Violet Grant

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 597
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 540
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 535

    Manhattan, 1964. Vivian Schuyler, newly graduated from Bryn Mawr College, has recently defied the privilege of her storied old Fifth Avenue family to do the unthinkable for a budding Kennedy-era socialite: break into the Mad Men world of razor-stylish Metropolitan magazine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story

    • By gustavetoutant on 07-02-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Tiny Little Thing

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 238

    In the summer of 1966, Christina Hardcastle - "Tiny" to her illustrious family - stands on the brink of a breathtaking future. Of the three Schuyler sisters, she's the one raised to marry a man destined for leadership, and with her elegance and impeccable style, she presents a perfect camera-ready image in the dawning age of television politics. Together she and her husband, Frank, make the ultimate power couple: intelligent, rich, and impossibly attractive. It seems nothing can stop Frank from rising to national office, and he's got his sights set on a Senate seat in November.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing ending

    • By gingerbread on 08-08-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • A Hundred Summers

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 712
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 653

    Memorial Day, 1938: New York socialite Lily Dane has just returned with her family to the idyllic oceanfront community of Seaview, Rhode Island, expecting another placid summer season among the familiar traditions and friendships that sustained her after heartbreak. That is, until Greenwalds decide to take up residence in Seaview. Nick and Budgie Greenwald are an unwelcome specter from Lily's past: her former best friend and her former fiancee, now recently married - an event that set off a wildfire of gossip.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This one is JUICY.

    • By Amber on 09-10-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • A Certain Age

    • A Novel
    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Mia Barron, Barbara Goodson, Adrienne Rusk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 165

    As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs. Theresa Marshall of Fifth Avenue and Southampton, Long Island, has done the unthinkable: She's fallen in love with her young paramour, Captain Octavian Rofrano, a handsome aviator and hero of the Great War. An intense and deeply honorable man, Octavian is devoted to the beautiful socialite of a certain age and wants to marry her.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Boring, Slow and Terrible Narration

    • By Brit Joy on 07-11-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Cocoa Beach

    • A Novel
    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky, Alex Wyndham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 154

    Burdened by a dark family secret, Virginia Fortescue flees her oppressive home in New York City for the battlefields of World War I France. While an ambulance driver for the Red Cross, she meets a charismatic British army surgeon whose persistent charm opens her heart to the possibility of love. As the war rages, Virginia falls into a passionate affair with the dashing Captain Simon Fitzwilliam, only to discover that his past has its own dark secrets - secrets that will damage their eventual marriage and propel her back across the Atlantic.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Whelp. I dunno.

    • By J. Jones on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Overseas

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 386
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 386

    When twenty-something Wall Street analyst Kate Wilson attracts the notice of the legendary Julian Laurence at a business meeting, no one’s more surprised than she is. Julian’s relentless energy and his extraordinary intellect electrify her, but she’s baffled by his sudden interest. Why would this handsome British billionaire—Manhattan’s most eligible bachelor—pursue a pretty but bookish young banker who hasn’t had a boyfriend since college?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rare Find!

    • By bluebelle on 05-16-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Wicked City

    • A Novel
    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Julie McKay, Dara Rosenberg
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127

    When she discovers her husband cheating, Ella Hawthorne impulsively moves out of their SoHo loft and into a small apartment in an old Greenwich Village building. Her surprisingly attractive new neighbor, Hector, warns her to stay out of the basement at night. Tenants have reported strange noises after midnight - laughter, clinking glasses, jazz piano - even though the space has been empty for decades. Back in the Roaring '20s, the place hid a speakeasy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is worth reading

    • By lyl on 03-20-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Summer Wives

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kirstin Kalbli
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    It's 1951, and Miranda's mother has just married into one of the wealthiest families on Winthrop Island, a glamorous haven set off the New England coast. But beneath the surface, the island is a delicate balance of tension between the wealthy summer families who holiday there and the Portuguese fishermen and domestic workers who keep the island going. As Miranda begins to fall for Joseph, the lighthouse keeper's handsome son, the tension rises inexorably to the surface, and an explosive end to the summer will change everyone forever....

    Regular price: $14.18

    • The Wicked City

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Julie McKay, Dara Rosenberg
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Jazz Age comes alive with a love story for the ages: a rugged Prohibition agent and a saucy flapper from one of Appalachia's most notorious bootlegging families.... Manhattan, present day. Ella Hawthorne thinks she's going crazy when she hears strange noises coming from the walls of her new apartment late at night. When she discovers that it used to be home to a speakeasy during the Jazz Age, she's determined to discover the building's secrets.

    Regular price: $14.45

    • A Certain Age

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Mia Baron, Barbara Goodson, Adrienne Rusk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs Theresa Marshall of Fifth Avenue - a beautiful socialite of a certain age - has done the unthinkable: she's fallen in love with her young lover, Captain Octavian Rofrano, a handsome aviator and hero of the Great War. But though times are changing, divorce for a woman of Theresa's wealth and social standing is out of the question.

    Regular price: $15.81

    • The House on Cocoa Beach

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky, Alex Wyndham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lose yourself in a sweeping love story this summer - perfect for fans of Dinah Jeffries and Santa Montefiore. Northern France, 1917. Virginia Fortescue has thrown convention and her respected upbringing to the wind to drive ambulances for the American Red Cross across Northern France. Grinding through the mud and the trenches to bring injured and dying men back from the front, the last thing she expects to find is a handsome English doctor who won't let her go - in spite of a wife waiting for him at home in Cornwall.

    Regular price: $15.81

    • Along the Infinite Sea

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Decadent and evocative storytelling at its very best, by New York Times best seller Beatriz Williams. Florida, 1966. Pepper Schuyler is the kind of woman society loves and loves to talk about - a dazzling being whom men watch across crowded, smoky rooms and women keep their husbands away from. Yet the legend of Pepper is far from the truth.... Côte d'Azur, 1935. Nineteen-year-old ingénue Annabelle de Créouville leaves her father's crumbling chateau to help a handsome German Jew.

    Regular price: $18.70

    • A Hundred Summers

    • By: Beatriz Williams
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The New York Times best-selling novel. Rhode Island, 1938. A sweltering summer of secrets, passion and betrayal.... "I wish I could remember more. I wish I had taken down every detail, because I didn't see him again until the summer of 1938; the summer the hurricane came and washed the world away...." Lily Dane has returned to the exclusive enclave of Seaview, Rhode Island, hoping for an escape from the city and from her heartbreak.

    Regular price: $16.77