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    • Heart of Iron

    • By: Ekaterina Sedia
    • Narrated by: Caroline Shaffer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    In a Russia where the Decembrists’ rebellion was successful and the Trans-Siberian railroad was completed before 1854, Sasha Trubetskaya wants nothing more than to have a decent debut ball in St. Petersburg. But her aunt’s feud with the emperor lands Sasha at university, where she becomes one of its first female students - an experiment, she suspects, designed more to prove female unsuitability for such pursuits than offer them education.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Alchemy of Stone

    • By: Ekaterina Sedia
    • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Mattie, an intelligent automaton skilled in the use of alchemy, finds herself caught in the middle of a conflict between gargoyles, the Mechanics, and the Alchemists. With the old order quickly giving way to the new, Mattie discovers powerful and dangerous secrets - secrets that can completely alter the balance of power in the city of Ayona. This doesn't sit well with Loharri, the Mechanic who created Mattie and still has the key to her heart - literally.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Steam Punk with a fizzle

    • By Janice Budd on 12-29-11

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Secret History of Moscow

    • By: Ekaterina Sedia
    • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Galina is a young woman caught, like her contemporaries, in the seeming lawlessness of the new Russia. In the midst of this chaos, her sister Maria turns into a jackdaw and flies away - prompting Galina to join Yakov, a policeman investigating a rash of recent disappearances. Their search will take them to the underground realm of hidden truths and archetypes, to find themselves caught between reality and myth, past and present, honor and betrayal... the secret history of Moscow.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A World Exists Below Moscow

    • By Susan on 01-02-12

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The House of Discarded Dreams

    • By: Ekaterina Sedia
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Trying to escape her embarrassing immigrant mother, Vimbai moves into a dilapidated house in the dunes and discovers that one of her new roommates has a pocket universe instead of hair, there's a psychic energy baby living in the telephone wires, and her dead Zimbabwean grandmother is doing dishes in the kitchen.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • intriguing ideas but narration falls short

    • By Becky Parker Geist on 02-01-15

    Regular price: $19.95