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    • The Resurrection of the Romanovs

    • Anastasia, Anna Anderson, and the World's Greatest Royal Mystery
    • By: Greg King, Penny Wilson
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Resurrection of the Romanovs draws on a wealth of new information from previously unpublished materials and unexplored sources to probe the most enduring Romanov mystery of all: the fate of the Tsar's youngest daughter, Anastasia, whose remains were not buried with those of her family, and her identification with Anna Anderson, the woman who claimed to be the missing Grand Duchess.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Soap opera on caffeine!

    • By B Rose on 05-03-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Twilight of Empire

    • The Tragedy at Mayerling and the End of the Habsburgs
    • By: Greg King, Penny Wilson
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    On a snowy January morning in 1889, a worried servant hacked open a locked door at the remote hunting lodge deep in the Vienna Woods. Inside, he found two bodies sprawled on an ornate bed, blood oozing from their mouths. Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary appeared to have shot his 17-year-old mistress, Baroness Mary Vetsera, as she slept, sat with the corpse for hours, and, when dawn broke, turned the pistol on himself. A century has transformed this bloody scene into romantic tragedy, but Mayerling is also the story of family secrets

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Assassination of the Archduke

    • Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World
    • By: Greg King, Sue Woolmans
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Set against a backdrop of glittering privilege, The Assassination ofthe Archduke combines royal history, touching romance, and political murder in a moving portrait of the end of an era. One hundred years after the event, it offers the startling truth behind the Sarajevo assassinations, including Serbian complicity, and examines rumors of conspiracy and official negligence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sarajevo trip in riveting slow motion

    • By Meyer on 06-29-14

    Regular price: $18.87

    • Lusitania

    • Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age
    • By: Greg King, Penny Wilson
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Lusitania: She was a ship of dreams, a microcosm of the last years of the waning Edwardian Era and the coming influences of the 20th century. When she left New York on her final voyage, she sailed from the New World to the Old. Yet an encounter with a primitive German U-Boat sent her and her gilded passengers to their tragic deaths.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Informative

    • By Jean on 03-10-15

    Regular price: $30.09