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    • What Angels Fear

    • Sebastian St. Cyr, Book 1
    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,787
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,671
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,666

    It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. A dueling pistol found at the scene and the damning testimony of a witness both point to one man - Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, a brilliant young nobleman shattered by his experience in the Napoleonic Wars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Addictive Series

    • By Bibliophile1963 on 10-17-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Why Kill the Innocent

    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    London, 1814. As a cruel winter holds the city in its icy grip, the bloody body of a beautiful young musician is found half-buried in a snowdrift. Jane Ambrose's ties to Princess Charlotte, the only child of the Prince Regent and heir presumptive to the throne, panic the palace, which moves quickly to shut down any investigation into the death of the talented pianist. But Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, and his wife Hero refuse to allow Jane's murderer to escape justice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you like history...

    • By Heather on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • When Gods Die

    • Sebastian St. Cyr, Book 2
    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 847
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 779
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 775

    The young wife of an aging marquis is found murdered in the arms of the Prince Regent. Around her neck lies a necklace said to have been worn by Druid priestesses - that is, until it was lost at sea with its last owner, Sebastian St. Cyr's mother. Now Sebastian is lured into a dangerous investigation of the marchioness's death - and his mother's uncertain fate.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another well constructed, well-narrated mystery

    • By Caz on 09-14-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Where Shadows Dance

    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 757
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 751

    Drawing upon her background in ancient history and her experiences on archaeological digs, author C.S. Harris crafts authentic, compelling novels that appear regularly on best-seller lists and have won numerous awards. In 1812, surgeon Paul Gibson discovers a stiletto wound in the base of a corpse’s skull and immediately contacts Sebastian St. Cyr. And when another body turns up with the same injury, the lives of St. Cyr’s family are threatened if he doesn’t back off. Now, the pressure’s on to find the culprit before anyone else gets killed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mystery with a little romance

    • By Book fan on 09-21-11

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Where Serpents Sleep

    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 613
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 611

    London, 1812. The brutal slaughter of eight young prostitutes in a house of refuge near Covent Garden leaves only one survivor - and one witness: Hero Jarvis, reform-minded daughter of the prince regent's cousin, Lord Jarvis. When the Machiavellian power broker quashes any official inquiry that might reveal his daughter's unorthodox presence, Hero launches an investigation of her own and turns to Sebastian St. Cyr, viscount Devlin, for help.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Anne on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Why Mermaids Sing

    • Sebastian St. Cyr, Book 3
    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 761
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 699
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 696

    Murder has jarred London's elite. The sons of prominent families have been found at dawn in public places, partially butchered, with strange objects stuffed in their mouths. Once again the local magistrate turns to Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, for help. Moving from the gritty world of London's docks to the drawing rooms of Mayfair, Sebastian confronts his most puzzling - and disturbing - case yet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Brilliant Sebastian St Cyr Mystery

    • By Judith A. Weller on 12-05-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • When Maidens Mourn

    • A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery, Book 7
    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 703
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 652
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 648

    Best-selling author C.S. Harris has received numerous awards for her historical fiction. Set in Regency England, this seventh series installment finds aristocratic investigator St. Cyr and his reluctant bride, Hero Jarvis, entangled in a dangerous mystery involving the myth of King Arthur and Camelot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History, romance, intriguing story and characters

    • By Book fan on 03-18-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • What Remains of Heaven

    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 515
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513

    From the start, St. Cyr's mission is sensitive: finding out who killed the bishop of London, a leading candidate for archbishop of Canterbury, in the crypt of the same country church where the mummified body of another murder victim was discovered only hours earlier. It becomes downright dangerous once the charismatic viscount unearths the surprising connection between the men as well as the many powerful enemies with motives for their murder - including his own father.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful! Best if read in order

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-25-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • When Falcons Fall

    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 508
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508

    Ayleswick-on-Teme, 1813. Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, has come to this seemingly peaceful Shropshire village to honor a slain friend and on a quest to learn more about his own ancestry. But when the body of a lovely widow is found on the banks of the River Teme, a bottle of laudanum at her side, the village's inexperienced new magistrate turns to St. Cyr for help.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another winner

    • By ukpauline on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Who Buries the Dead

    • Sebastian St. Cyr, Book 10
    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532

    The vicious decapitation of Stanley Preston, a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner, at Bloody Bridge draws Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. The discovery near the body of an aged lead coffin strap bearing the inscription King Charles, 1648 suggests a link between this killing and the beheading of the deposed seventeenth-century Stuart monarch.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Anne on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • What Darkness Brings

    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 604
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 564
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 561

    C.S. Harris’ best-selling Sebastian St. Cyr mysteries transport listeners back to the elegance and courtly drama of Regency England. When a wealthy diamond merchant turns up dead, Sebastian sets out to prove the innocence of the man accused - his former lover Kat’s husband. A missing gem seems to be the key, but as Sebastian traces its origins, he discovers unsettling ties to black magic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I enjoy these - But I'm Really Sick of Kat Boleyn

    • By Lucy on 08-13-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Where the Dead Lie

    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380

    In the latest mystery from the national best-selling author of When Falcons Fall, the gruesome murder of a young boy takes Sebastian St. Cyr from the gritty streets of London to the glittering pleasure haunts of the aristocracy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best in the series

    • By Cheryl on 04-13-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Why Kings Confess

    • A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery
    • By: C. S. Harris
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 599
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 593

    The gruesome murder of a young French physician draws aristocratic investigator Sebastian St. Cyr and his pregnant wife, Hero, into a dangerous, decades-old mystery as a wrenching piece of Sebastian' s past puts him to the ultimate test. Regency England, January 1813: When a badly injured Frenchwoman is found beside the mutilated body of Dr. Damion Pelletan in one of London' s worst slums, Sebastian finds himself caught in a high-stakes tangle of murder and revenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Harris and Porter are a winning combination

    • By lisa on 06-23-14

    Regular price: $20.72